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delimitative

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arccosine

  • noun the inverse function of the cosine; the angle that has a cosine equal to a given number
    inverse cosine; arc cosine; arccos.

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regulative

  • adjective satellite restricting according to rules or principles
    regulatory.
    • a regulatory gene

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factorize

  • verb resolve (a polynomial) into factors
    factorise.

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cilial

  • adjective of or relating to cilia projecting from the surface of a cell
    ciliate; ciliary.

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interdependent

  • adjective satellite mutually dependent
    mutualist; mutually beneficial.

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preludial

Of or pertaining to a prelude; of the nature of a prelude; introductory. R.

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concatenate

  • verb combine two strings to form a single one
  • verb add by linking or joining so as to form a chain or series
    • concatenate terms
    • concatenate characters

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arctangent

  • noun the inverse function of the tangent; the angle that has a tangent equal to a given number
    inverse tangent; arc tangent; arctan.

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synecdochical

  • adjective satellite using the name of a part for that of the whole or the whole for the part; or the special for the general or the general for the special; or the material for the thing made of it
    synecdochic.
    • to use `hand' for `worker' or `ten sail' for `ten ships' or `steel' for `sword' is to use a synecdochic figure of speech

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correl

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cohesive

  • adjective satellite causing cohesion
    • a cohesive agent
  • adjective satellite cohering or tending to cohere; well integrated
    • a cohesive organization

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decrescent

Becoming less by gradual diminution; decreasing; as, a decrescent moon.

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indexical

  • adjective of or relating to or serving as an index

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digamma

(Gr. Gram.) A letter (, ) of the Greek alphabet, which early fell into disuse. ✍ This form identifies it with the Latin F, though in sound it is said to have been nearer V. It was pronounced, probably, much like the English W.

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viable

  • adjective satellite capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are
    executable; workable; practicable; feasible.
  • adjective satellite capable of life or normal growth and development
    • viable seeds
    • a viable fetus

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significatory

Significant. -- n. That which is significatory.

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adjectivally

  • adverb as an adjective; in an adjectival manner

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glycogenic

  • adjective of or relating to or involving glycogen

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predicatively

  • adverb occurring within the predicate phrase
    • predicatively used adjectives

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redemptory

  • adjective of or relating to or resulting in redemption
    redemptive; redemptional.
    • a redemptive theory about life"- E.K.Brown

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communicatory

  • adjective able or tending to communicate
    communicative.
    • was a communicative person and quickly told all she knew"- W.M.Thackeray

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adverbially

  • adverb as an adverb
    • the prepositional phrase here is used adverbially

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phatic

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truncate

  • verb replace a corner by a plane
  • verb approximate by ignoring all terms beyond a chosen one
    • truncate a series

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randomize

  • verb arrange in random order
    randomise.
    • Randomize the order of the numbers

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detoxicate

  • verb remove poison from
    detoxify.
    • detoxify the soil

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complementary

  • noun either one of two chromatic colors that when mixed together give white (in the case of lights) or grey (in the case of pigments)
    complementary color.
    • yellow and blue are complementaries
  • adjective satellite of words or propositions so related that each is the negation of the other
    • `male' and `female' are complementary terms

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cosecant

  • noun ratio of the hypotenuse to the opposite side of a right-angled triangle
    cosec.

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deictically

In a manner to show or point out; directly; absolutely; definitely.
When Christ spake it deictically. Hammond.

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amuletic

Of or pertaining to an amulet; operating as a charm.

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declarator

(Scots Law) A form of action by which some right or interest is sought to be judicially declared.

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designatory

Serving to designate; designative; indicating. R.

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redundant

  • adjective satellite more than is needed, desired, or required
    supererogatory; extra; surplus; spare; excess; superfluous; supernumerary.
    • trying to lose excess weight
    • found some extra change lying on the dresser
    • yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant
    • skills made redundant by technological advance
    • sleeping in the spare room
    • supernumerary ornamentation
    • it was supererogatory of her to gloat
    • delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words
    • extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts
    • surplus cheese distributed to the needy
  • adjective satellite repetition of same sense in different words
    pleonastic; tautological; tautologic.
    • `a true fact' and `a free gift' are pleonastic expressions
    • the phrase `a beginner who has just started' is tautological
    • at the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition"- J.B.Conant

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punitory

  • adjective inflicting punishment
    punitive.
    • punitive justice
    • punitive damages

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extrajudicial

  • adjective satellite beyond the usual course of legal proceedings; legally unwarranted
    • an extrajudicial penalty

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automorphic

Patterned after one's self.
The conception which any one frames of another's mind is more or less after the pattern of his own mind, -- is automorphic. H. Spenser.

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initialize

  • verb assign an initial value to a computer program
    initialise.
  • verb divide (a disk) into marked sectors so that it may store data
    initialise; format.
    • Please format this disk before entering data!

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incretory

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ozonize

  • verb convert (oxygen) into ozone
    ozonise.

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antagonistically

  • adverb in an antagonistic manner
    • he behaves antagonistically toward his colleagues

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apotropaic

  • adjective satellite having the power to prevent evil or bad luck

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attributively

  • adverb in an attributive manner
    • the genitive noun is used attributively

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arctan

  • noun the inverse function of the tangent; the angle that has a tangent equal to a given number
    inverse tangent; arctangent; arc tangent.

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autonomous

  • adjective satellite (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces
    self-governing; independent; sovereign.
    • an autonomous judiciary
    • a sovereign state
  • adjective satellite existing as an independent entity
    • the partitioning of India created two separate and autonomous jute economies

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spellcheck

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oxygenase

  • noun an oxidoreductase that catalyzes the incorporation of molecular oxygen

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arcsine

  • noun the inverse function of the sine; the angle that has a sine equal to a given number
    arc sine; arcsin; inverse sine.

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synergistically

  • adverb (of group) in a synergistic or cooperative manner
  • adverb (of drugs or muscles) in a synergistic or interactive manner

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sigmoidal

  • adjective of or relating to the sigmoid flexure in the large intestine
    sigmoid.

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subprogram

  • noun a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program
    function; subroutine; procedure; routine.

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collegial

  • adjective characterized by or having authority vested equally among colleagues
    • collegial harmony
    • a tendency to turn from collegial to one-man management"- Merle Fainsod
  • adjective of or resembling or typical of a college or college students
    collegiate.
    • collegiate living
    • collegiate attitudes
    • collegiate clothes

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summable

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parse

  • verb analyze syntactically by assigning a constituent structure to (a sentence)

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mnemotechnical

  • adjective of or relating to or involved the practice of aiding the memory
    mnemonic; mnemotechnic.
    • mnemonic device

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enunciative

Pertaining to, or containing, enunciation; declarative. Ayliffe. -- E*nun"ci*a*tive*ly, adv.

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mediative

Pertaining to mediation; used in mediation; as, mediative efforts. Beaconsfield.

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subprogram

  • noun a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program
    function; subroutine; procedure; routine.

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chemoreceptive

  • adjective of or relating to chemoreceptors

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designator

(Rom. Antiq.) An officer who assigned to each his rank and place in public shows and ceremonies.

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evacuative

Serving of tending to evacuate; cathartic; purgative.

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arccos

  • noun the inverse function of the cosine; the angle that has a cosine equal to a given number
    arccosine; inverse cosine; arc cosine.

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heaviside

  • noun English physicist and electrical engineer who helped develop telegraphic and telephonic communications; in 1902 (independent of A. E. Kennelly) he suggested the existence of an atmospheric layer that reflects radio waves back to earth (1850-1925)
    Oliver Heaviside.

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adaptive

  • adjective having a capacity for adaptation
    adaptative.
    • the adaptive coloring of a chameleon

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callback

  • noun a request by the manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair)
    recall.

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iterate

  • verb to say, state, or perform again
    reiterate; repeat; ingeminate; retell; restate.
    • She kept reiterating her request
  • verb run or be performed again
    • the function iterates

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pacemaking

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repressive

  • adjective satellite restrictive of action
    repressing; inhibitory.
    • a repressive regime
    • an overly strict and inhibiting discipline

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osmoreceptor

  • noun sensory end organ that responds to changes in osmotic pressure

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homeostatically

  • adverb in a homeostatic manner
    • blood pressure is homeostatically regulated

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memorialise

  • verb address in a memorial
    memorialize.
    • The President memorialized the heroes of the battle
  • verb be or provide a memorial to a person or an event
    immortalize; commemorate; record; memorialize; immortalise.
    • This sculpture commemorates the victims of the concentration camps
    • We memorialized the Dead

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normalize

  • verb become normal or return to its normal state
    normalise.
    • Let us hope that relations with this country will normalize soon
  • verb make normal or cause to conform to a norm or standard
    normalise; renormalise; renormalize.
    • normalize relations with China
    • normalize the temperature
    • normalize the spelling

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ioctl

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retrieve

  • verb get or find back; recover the use of
    regain; recover; find.
    • She regained control of herself
    • She found her voice and replied quickly
  • verb go for and bring back
    • retrieve the car from the parking garage

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bessel

  • noun German mathematician and astronomer who made accurate measurements of stellar distances and who predicted the existence on an 8th planet (1784-1846)
    Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel.

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overload

  • noun an electrical load that exceeds the available electrical power
  • noun an excessive burden
    overburden.

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excusatory

  • adjective offering or expressing apology
    apologetic.
    • an apologetic note
    • an apologetic manner

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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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geoengineering

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designative

  • adjective satellite serving to designate

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interworking

The act of working in together; interweaving. Milton.

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bidirectional

  • adjective reactive or functioning or allowing movement in two usually opposite directions

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cotangent

  • noun ratio of the adjacent to the opposite side of a right-angled triangle
    cotan.

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populate

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; live; inhabit.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb fill with inhabitants
    • populate the forest with deer and wild boar for hunting

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minimisation

  • noun the act of reducing something to the least possible amount or degree or position
    minimization.

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anaplerotic

(Med.) Filling up; promoting granulation of wounds or ulcers. -- n. A remedy which promotes such granulation.

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heterosexual

  • noun a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
    straight; straight person; heterosexual person.
  • adjective sexually attracted to members of the opposite sex

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differentiable

  • adjective possessing a differential coefficient or derivative
  • adjective satellite capable of being perceived as different
    • differentiable species

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append

  • verb add to the very end
    affix; add on; supplement.
    • He appended a glossary to his novel where he used an invented language
  • verb fix to; attach
    tack on; tack; tag on; hang on.
    • append a charm to the necklace

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hydrogenate

  • verb combine or treat with or expose to hydrogen; add hydrogen to the molecule of (an unsaturated organic compound)

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prescriptive

  • adjective pertaining to giving directives or rules
    normative.
    • prescriptive grammar is concerned with norms of or rules for correct usage

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eliminatory

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bilingually

  • adverb in a bilingual manner
    • she grew up bilingually

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hash

  • noun chopped meat mixed with potatoes and browned
  • noun purified resinous extract of the hemp plant; used as a hallucinogen
    hasheesh; haschisch; hashish.

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flawlessly

  • adverb in an adroit manner
    cleanly.
    • he bounced it cleanly off the wall

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advisatory

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proficiently

  • adverb in a proficient manner
    • he dealt proficiently with the problem

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visceromotor

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erf

A garden plot, usually about half an acre. Cape Colony

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terminative

  • adjective satellite coming to an end
    • a contract terminative with the end of the war

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communicative

  • adjective of or relating to communication
    • communicative arts
  • adjective able or tending to communicate
    communicatory.
    • was a communicative person and quickly told all she knew"- W.M.Thackeray

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phagocyte

  • noun a cell that engulfs and digests debris and invading microorganisms
    scavenger cell.

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ascription

  • noun assigning some quality or character to a person or thing
    attribution.
    • the attribution of language to birds
    • the ascription to me of honors I had not earned
  • noun assigning to a cause or source
    attribution.
    • the attribution of lighting to an expression of God's wrath
    • he questioned the attribution of the painting to Picasso

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sublimatory

Used for sublimation; as, sublimatory vessels. Boyle.

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multiplicatively

  • adverb in a multiplicative manner
    • the errors increased multiplicatively

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osteoblast

  • noun a cell from which bone develops
    bone-forming cell.

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overwrite

  • verb write new data on top of existing data and thus erase the previously existing data
    • overwrite that file

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