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paraxial

(Anat.) On either side of the axis of the skeleton.

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overestimate

  • noun an appraisal that is too high
    overappraisal; overestimation; overvaluation.
  • noun a calculation that results in an estimate that is too high
    overrating; overestimation; overreckoning.

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semiclassical

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adc

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diophantine

Originated or taught by Diophantus, the Greek writer on algebra.

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algorithm

  • noun a precise rule (or set of rules) specifying how to solve some problem
    algorithmic rule; algorithmic program.

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zeroth

  • adjective satellite preceding even the first

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underestimate

  • noun an estimation that is too low; an estimate that is less than the true or actual value
    underestimation; underreckoning; underrating.
  • verb assign too low a value to
    undervalue.
    • Don't underestimate the value of this heirloom-you may sell it at a good price

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markovian

  • adjective relating to or generated by a Markov process

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algorithm

  • noun a precise rule (or set of rules) specifying how to solve some problem
    algorithmic rule; algorithmic program.

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theorem

  • noun a proposition deducible from basic postulates
  • noun an idea accepted as a demonstrable truth

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weierstrass

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neglect

  • noun lack of attention and due care
    disregard.
  • noun the state of something that has been unused and neglected
    disuse.
    • the house was in a terrible state of neglect

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quasiparticle

  • noun a quantum of energy (in a crystal lattice or other system) that has position and momentum and can in some respects be regarded as a particle

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converter

  • noun a device for changing one substance or form or state into another
    convertor.

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oppenheimer

  • noun United States physicist who directed the project at Los Alamos that developed the first atomic bomb (1904-1967)
    Robert Oppenheimer.

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converge

  • verb be adjacent or come together
    meet.
    • The lines converge at this point
  • verb approach a limit as the number of terms increases without limit

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fraunhofer

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subspace

  • noun a space that is contained within another space

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polygonal

  • adjective having many sides or relating to a surface marked by polygons
    • polygonal structure

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converter

  • noun a device for changing one substance or form or state into another
    convertor.

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kirchhoff

  • noun German physicist who with Bunsen pioneered spectrum analysis and formulated two laws governing electric networks (1824-1887)
    Gustav Robert Kirchhoff; G. R. Kirchhoff.

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improve

  • verb to make better
    better; amend; ameliorate; meliorate.
    • The editor improved the manuscript with his changes
  • verb get better
    better; ameliorate; meliorate.
    • The weather improved toward evening

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bilinear

  • adjective satellite linear with respect to each of two variables or positions

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deteriorate

  • verb become worse or disintegrate
    • His mind deteriorated
  • verb grow worse
    drop; devolve; degenerate.
    • Her condition deteriorated
    • Conditions in the slums degenerated
    • The discussion devolved into a shouting match

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adiabatic

  • adjective occurring without loss or gain of heat
    • adiabatic expansion

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simplify

  • verb make simpler or easier or reduce in complexity or extent
    • We had to simplify the instructions
    • this move will simplify our lives

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polyhedral

  • adjective of or relating to or resembling a polyhedron

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quantization

  • noun the act of dividing into quanta or expressing in terms of quantum theory
    quantisation.

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fresnel

  • noun French physicist who invented polarized light and invented the Fresnel lens (1788-1827)
    Augustin Jean Fresnel.

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predict

  • verb make a prediction about; tell in advance
    anticipate; forebode; foretell; call; promise; prognosticate.
    • Call the outcome of an election
  • verb indicate by signs
    omen; prefigure; auspicate; bode; betoken; portend; foreshadow; foretell; augur; prognosticate; forecast; presage.
    • These signs bode bad news

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spline

  • noun a flexible strip (wood or rubber) used in drawing curved lines
  • noun a thin strip (wood or metal)
    slat.

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formula

  • noun a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement
    expression.
  • noun directions for making something
    recipe.

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trilinear

(Math.) Of, pertaining to, or included by, three lines; as, trilinear coördinates.

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scheme

  • noun an elaborate and systematic plan of action
    strategy.
  • noun a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
    dodge; dodging.

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eddington

  • noun English astronomer remembered for his popular elucidation of relativity theory (1882-1944)
    Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington.

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theorem

  • noun a proposition deducible from basic postulates
  • noun an idea accepted as a demonstrable truth

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bethe

  • noun United States physicist (born in Germany) noted for research in astrophysics and nuclear physics (1906-2005)
    Hans Albrecht Bethe; Hans Bethe.

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polynomial

  • noun a mathematical function that is the sum of a number of terms
    multinomial.
  • adjective having the character of a polynomial
    multinomial.
    • a polynomial expression

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capillarity

  • noun a phenomenon associated with surface tension and resulting in the elevation or depression of liquids in capillaries
    capillary action.

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error

  • noun a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
    fault; mistake.
    • he made a bad mistake
    • she was quick to point out my errors
    • I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults
  • noun inadvertent incorrectness
    erroneousness.

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asymptotic

  • adjective relating to or of the nature of an asymptote
    • an asymptotic function

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space

  • noun the unlimited expanse in which everything is located
    infinite.
    • they tested his ability to locate objects in space
    • the boundless regions of the infinite
  • noun an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)
    • the architect left space in front of the building
    • they stopped at an open space in the jungle
    • the space between his teeth

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formula

  • noun a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement
    expression.
  • noun directions for making something
    recipe.

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polynomial

  • noun a mathematical function that is the sum of a number of terms
    multinomial.
  • adjective having the character of a polynomial
    multinomial.
    • a polynomial expression

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break

  • noun some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
    interruption.
    • the telephone is an annoying interruption
    • there was a break in the action when a player was hurt
  • noun an unexpected piece of good luck
    good luck; happy chance.
    • he finally got his big break

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epicyclic

  • adjective of or relating to an epicycle
    epicyclical.
    • epicyclic gear train

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sinh

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perturbative

Tending to cause perturbation; disturbing. Sir J. Herschel.

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suffice

  • verb be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity
    answer; do; serve.
    • A few words would answer
    • This car suits my purpose well
    • Will $100 do?
    • A 'B' grade doesn't suffice to get me into medical school
    • Nothing else will serve

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minimax

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yield

  • noun production of a certain amount
    output.
  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; takings; take; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%

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cricothyroid

(Anat.) Of or pertaining both to the cricoid and the thyroid cartilages.

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scheme

  • noun an elaborate and systematic plan of action
    strategy.
  • noun a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
    dodge; dodging.

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ml

  • noun a metric unit of volume equal to one thousandth of a liter
    mil; cc; milliliter; cubic centimeter; millilitre; cubic centimetre.

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assume

  • verb take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof
    take for granted; presume.
    • I assume his train was late
  • verb take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities
    take on; take over; adopt.
    • When will the new President assume office?

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gaussian

  • adjective of or relating to Karl Gauss or his mathematical theories of magnetics or electricity or astronomy or probability
    • Gaussian distribution

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coefficient

  • noun a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic

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quadratic

  • noun an equation in which the highest power of an unknown quantity is a square
    quadratic equation.
  • noun a polynomial of the second degree
    quadratic polynomial.

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thereto

  • adverb to that
    to it; to that.
    • with all the appurtenances fitting thereto

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variational

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ignore

  • verb refuse to acknowledge
    disregard; cut; snub.
    • She cut him dead at the meeting
  • verb bar from attention or consideration
    dismiss; brush aside; brush off; discount; push aside; disregard.
    • She dismissed his advances

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dipole

  • noun a pair of equal and opposite electric charges or magnetic poles separated by a small distance
  • noun an aerial half a wavelength long consisting of two rods connected to a transmission line at the center
    dipole antenna.

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formula

  • noun a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement
    expression.
  • noun directions for making something
    recipe.

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parabolic

  • adjective resembling or expressed by parables
    parabolical.
  • adjective satellite having the form of a parabola
    parabolical.

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diverge

  • verb move or draw apart
    • The two paths diverge here
  • verb have no limits as a mathematical series

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stochastic

  • adjective satellite being or having a random variable
    • a stochastic variable
    • stochastic processes

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reproduce

  • verb make a copy or equivalent of
    • reproduce the painting
  • verb have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant
    procreate; multiply.
    • The Bible tells people to procreate

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poisson

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worsen

  • verb grow worse
    decline.
    • Conditions in the slum worsened
  • verb make worse
    aggravate; exasperate; exacerbate.
    • This drug aggravates the pain

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monopole

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markoff

  • noun Russian mathematician (1856-1922)
    Andrei Markov; Markov; Andre Markoff.

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error

  • noun a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
    fault; mistake.
    • he made a bad mistake
    • she was quick to point out my errors
    • I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults
  • noun inadvertent incorrectness
    erroneousness.

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cowling

  • noun protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine
    bonnet; hood; cowl.
    • there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars
    • the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine
  • verb cover with or as with a cowl
    cowl.
    • cowl the boys and veil the girls

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hold

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; appreciation.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices

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hydrostatic

  • adjective relating to fluids at rest or to the pressures they exert or transmit
    • hydrostatic pressure

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operator

  • noun (mathematics) a symbol or function representing a mathematical operation
  • noun an agent that operates some apparatus or machine
    manipulator.
    • the operator of the switchboard

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secant

  • noun a straight line that intersects a curve at two or more points
  • noun ratio of the hypotenuse to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle
    sec.

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deviate

  • noun a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
    pervert; deviant; degenerate.
  • verb turn aside; turn away from
    divert.

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boson

  • noun any particle that obeys Bose-Einstein statistics but not the Pauli exclusion principle; all nuclei with an even mass number are bosons

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technique

  • noun a practical method or art applied to some particular task
  • noun skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity
    proficiency.
    • practice greatly improves proficiency

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decouple

  • verb disconnect or separate
    uncouple.
    • uncouple the hounds
  • verb regard as unconnected
    dissociate.
    • you must dissociate these two events!
    • decouple our foreign policy from ideology

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technique

  • noun a practical method or art applied to some particular task
  • noun skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity
    proficiency.
    • practice greatly improves proficiency

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virial

(Physics) A certain function relating to a system of forces and their points of application, -- first used by Clausius in the investigation of problems in molecular physics.

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ratio

  • noun the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
  • noun the relation between things (or parts of things) with respect to their comparative quantity, magnitude, or degree
    proportion.
    • an inordinate proportion of the book is given over to quotations
    • a dry martini has a large proportion of gin

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affine

  • noun (anthropology) kin by marriage
  • adjective (mathematics) of or pertaining to the geometry of affine transformations

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method

  • noun a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)
  • noun an acting technique introduced by Stanislavsky in which the actor recalls emotions or reactions from his or her own life and uses them to identify with the character being portrayed
    method acting.

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dipolar

  • adjective having equal and opposite electric charges or magnetic poles having opposite signs and separated by a small distance

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capability

  • noun the quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally
    capableness.
    • he worked to the limits of his capability
  • noun the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment
    capacity.
    • the capability of a metal to be fused

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boltzmann

  • noun Austrian physicist who contributed to the kinetic theory of gases (1844-1906)
    Ludwig Boltzmann.

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accuracy

  • noun the quality of being near to the true value
    truth.
    • he was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass
    • the lawyer questioned the truth of my account
  • noun (mathematics) the number of significant figures given in a number
    • the atomic clock enabled scientists to measure time with much greater accuracy

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hydrodynamical

Pertaining to, or derived from, the dynamical action of water of a liquid; of or pertaining to water power.

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method

  • noun a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)
  • noun an acting technique introduced by Stanislavsky in which the actor recalls emotions or reactions from his or her own life and uses them to identify with the character being portrayed
    method acting.

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harmonic

  • noun a tone that is a component of a complex sound
  • noun any of a series of musical tones whose frequencies are integral multiples of the frequency of a fundamental

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fail

  • verb fail to do something; leave something undone
    neglect.
    • She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib
    • The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account
  • verb be unsuccessful
    miscarry; go wrong.
    • Where do today's public schools fail?
    • The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably

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laplace

  • noun French mathematician and astronomer who formulated the nebular hypothesis concerning the origins of the solar system and who developed the theory of probability (1749-1827)
    Marquis de Laplace; Pierre Simon de Laplace.

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introduce

  • verb cause to come to know personally
    acquaint; present.
    • permit me to acquaint you with my son
    • introduce the new neighbors to the community
  • verb bring something new to an environment
    innovate.
    • A new word processor was introduced

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closest

  • adverb (superlative of `near' or `close') within the shortest distance
    nearest; nighest.
    • that was the time he came nearest to death
  • adjective at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other
    close.
    • close to noon
    • how close are we to town?
    • a close formation of ships

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degrade

  • verb reduce the level of land, as by erosion
  • verb reduce in worth or character, usually verbally
    take down; demean; disgrace; put down.
    • She tends to put down younger women colleagues
    • His critics took him down after the lecture

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apply

  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer
  • verb be pertinent or relevant or applicable
    hold; go for.
    • The same laws apply to you!
    • This theory holds for all irrational numbers
    • The same rules go for everyone

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markov

  • noun Russian mathematician (1856-1922)
    Andrei Markov; Markoff; Andre Markoff.

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neglect

  • noun lack of attention and due care
    disregard.
  • noun the state of something that has been unused and neglected
    disuse.
    • the house was in a terrible state of neglect

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rough

  • noun the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
  • verb prepare in preliminary or sketchy form
    rough in; rough out.

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lemma

  • noun a subsidiary proposition that is assumed to be true in order to prove another proposition
  • noun the lower and stouter of the two glumes immediately enclosing the floret in most Gramineae
    flowering glume.

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binomial

  • noun (mathematics) a quantity expressed as a sum or difference of two terms; a polynomial with two terms
  • adjective of or relating to or consisting of two terms
    • binomial expression

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satisfy

  • verb meet the requirements or expectations of
    fulfill; fulfil; live up to.
  • verb make happy or satisfied
    gratify.

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correspond

  • verb be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
    gibe; fit; tally; agree; jibe; check; match.
    • The two stories don't agree in many details
    • The handwriting checks with the signature on the check
    • The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun
  • verb be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics
    equate.

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relativistic

  • adjective relating or subject to the special or the general theory of relativity
    • relativistic quantum mechanics
    • relativistic increase in mass
    • radiation from relativistic particles
  • adjective of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of relativism

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capability

  • noun the quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally
    capableness.
    • he worked to the limits of his capability
  • noun the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment
    capacity.
    • the capability of a metal to be fused

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register

  • noun an official written record of names or events or transactions
    registry.
  • noun (music) the timbre that is characteristic of a certain range and manner of production of the human voice or of different pipe organ stops or of different musical instruments

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crude

  • noun a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
    crude oil; oil; fossil oil; petroleum; rock oil.
  • adjective satellite not carefully or expertly made
    rough.
    • managed to make a crude splint
    • a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them
    • rough carpentry

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analog

  • noun something having the property of being analogous to something else
    analogue; parallel.
  • adjective of a circuit or device having an output that is proportional to the input
    analogue; linear.
    • analogue device
    • linear amplifier

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bic

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heuristic

  • noun a commonsense rule (or set of rules) intended to increase the probability of solving some problem
    heuristic program; heuristic rule.
  • adjective of or relating to or using a general formulation that serves to guide investigation

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superposition

  • noun (geology) the deposition of one geological stratum on another
  • noun (geology) the principle that in a series of stratified sedimentary rocks the lowest stratum is the oldest
    superposition principle; principle of superposition.

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