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alethic

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discriminal

In palmistry, applied to the line which marks the separation between the hand and the arm.

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deontic

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rounders

  • noun an English ball game similar to baseball
  • noun a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained
    debauchee; rounder; libertine.

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dialog

  • noun a conversation between two persons
    dialogue; duologue.
  • noun the lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction
    dialogue.

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quantify

  • verb use as a quantifier
  • verb express as a number or measure or quantity
    measure.
    • Can you quantify your results?

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logic

  • noun the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
  • noun reasoned and reasonable judgment
    • it made a certain kind of logic

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epistemic

  • adjective of or relating to epistemology
    epistemological.
    • epistemic modal

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haplotype

  • noun (genetics) a combination of alleles (for different genes) that are located closely together on the same chromosome and that tend to be inherited together

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periphrastic

  • adjective satellite roundabout and unnecessarily wordy; (`ambagious' is archaic)
    circumlocutory; ambagious; circumlocutious.
    • had a preference for circumlocutious (or circumlocutory) rather than forthright expression
    • A periphrastic study in a worn-out poetical fashion,/ Leaving one still with the intolerable wrestle/ With words and meanings."-T.S.Eliot

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auxiliary

  • noun someone who acts as assistant
    aide.
  • adjective satellite functioning in a supporting capacity
    supplementary; subsidiary; supplemental.
    • the main library and its auxiliary branches

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propositional

Pertaining to, or in the nature of, a proposition; considered as a proposition; as, a propositional sense. I. Watts.

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syllogistic

  • adjective of or relating to or consisting of syllogism
    • syllogistic reasoning

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unary

  • adjective satellite consisting of or involving a single element or component
    • in a unary operation in a mathematical system one element is used to yield a single result

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metasomatism

(Geol.) An alteration in a mineral or rock mass when involving a chemical change of the substance, as of chrysolite to serpentine; -- opposed to ordinary metamorphism, as implying simply a recrystallization. -- Met`a*so*mat"ic a.

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uncoupled

  • adjective satellite having the coupling undone
    • the uncoupled caboose rolled down the incline
  • verb disconnect or separate
    uncouple; decouple.
    • uncouple the hounds

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locution

  • noun a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations
    saying; expression.
    • pardon the expression

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irreducible

  • adjective incapable of being made smaller or simpler
    • an irreducible minimum
    • an irreducible formula
    • an irreducible hernia

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syllogism

  • noun deductive reasoning in which a conclusion is derived from two premises

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undamped

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birefringence

  • noun splitting a ray into two parallel rays polarized perpendicularly
    double refraction.

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phonation

  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    vocalism; vocalization; vocalisation; voice; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

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monadic

Of, pertaining to, or like, a monad, in any of its senses. See Monad, n. Dr. H. More.

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qualifier

  • noun a contestant who meets certain requirements and so qualifies to take part in the next stage of competition
    • the tournament was won by a late qualifier
  • noun a content word that qualifies the meaning of a noun or verb
    modifier.

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adverb

  • noun the word class that qualifies verbs or clauses
  • noun a word that modifies something other than a noun

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damp

  • noun a slight wetness
    dampness; moistness.
  • verb deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
    dampen; mute; muffle; tone down; dull.

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bay

  • noun an indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
    embayment.
  • noun the sound of a hound on the scent

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verb

  • noun the word class that serves as the predicate of a sentence
  • noun a content word that denotes an action, occurrence, or state of existence

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logician

  • noun a person skilled at symbolic logic
    logistician.

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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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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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dorian

Of or pertaining to the ancient Greeks of Doris; Doric; as, a Dorian fashion.

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tuning

  • noun (music) calibrating something (an instrument or electronic circuit) to a standard frequency
  • verb adjust for (better) functioning
    tune up; tune.
    • tune the engine

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diatonic

  • adjective based on the standard major or minor scales consisting of 5 tones and 2 semitones without modulation by accidentals
  • adjective satellite based on or using the five tones and two semitones of the major or minor scales of western music

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predication

  • noun (logic) a declaration of something self-evident; something that can be assumed as the basis for argument
    postulation.

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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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connective

  • noun an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences
    continuative; conjunction; conjunctive.
  • noun an instrumentality that connects
    connector; connection; connexion; connecter.
    • he soldered the connection
    • he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers

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monotonic

  • adjective of a sequence or function; consistently increasing and never decreasing or consistently decreasing and never increasing in value
    monotone.
  • adjective satellite sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
    monotonous; flat; monotone.
    • the owl's faint monotonous hooting

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priming

  • noun the act of making something ready
  • noun any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
    fusee; fuze; fuse; fuzee; primer.

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movable

  • noun personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc)
    chattel; personal chattel.
  • adjective satellite (of personal property as opposed to real estate) can be moved from place to place (especially carried by hand)

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adverbial

  • noun a word or group of words function as an adverb
  • adjective of or relating to or functioning as an adverb
    • adverbial syntax

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prepositional

  • adjective of or relating to or formed with a preposition
    • prepositional phrase

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intuition

  • noun instinctive knowing (without the use of rational processes)
  • noun an impression that something might be the case
    suspicion; hunch.
    • he had an intuition that something had gone wrong

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disaggregate

To destroy the aggregation of; to separate into component parts, as an aggregate mass.

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tuscarora

  • noun a member of an Iroquois people who formerly lived in North Carolina and then moved to New York State and joined the Iroquois
  • noun the Iroquoian language spoken by the Tuscarora

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qualifier

  • noun a contestant who meets certain requirements and so qualifies to take part in the next stage of competition
    • the tournament was won by a late qualifier
  • noun a content word that qualifies the meaning of a noun or verb
    modifier.

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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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auxiliary

  • noun someone who acts as assistant
    aide.
  • adjective satellite functioning in a supporting capacity
    supplementary; subsidiary; supplemental.
    • the main library and its auxiliary branches

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uni

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truncation

  • noun the property of being truncated or short
    shortness.
  • noun the replacement of an edge or solid angle (as in cutting a gemstone) by a plane (especially by a plane that is equally inclined to the adjacent faces)

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boolean

  • adjective of or relating to a combinatorial system devised by George Boole that combines propositions with the logical operators AND and OR and IF THEN and EXCEPT and NOT

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biometric

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negate

  • verb be in contradiction with
    contradict; belie.
  • verb deny the truth of
    contradict; contravene.

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inflection

  • noun a change in the form of a word (usually by adding a suffix) to indicate a change in its grammatical function
    inflexion.
  • noun the patterns of stress and intonation in a language
    prosody.

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nth

  • adjective satellite last or greatest in an indefinitely large series
    n-th.
    • to the nth degree

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periphrasis

  • noun a style that involves indirect ways of expressing things
    circumlocution; ambage.

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multi

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amplitude

  • noun (physics) the maximum displacement of a periodic wave
  • noun the property of copious abundance
    bountifulness; bounty.

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subjunctive

  • noun a mood that represents an act or state (not as a fact but) as contingent or possible
    subjunctive mood.
  • adjective relating to a mood of verbs
    • subjunctive verb endings

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adjunct

  • noun something added to another thing but not an essential part of it
  • noun a person who is an assistant or subordinate to another

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aeolian

Of or pertaining to Æolia or Æolis, in Asia Minor, colonized by the Greeks, or to its inhabitants; æolic; as, the Æolian dialect.

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irreducible

  • adjective incapable of being made smaller or simpler
    • an irreducible minimum
    • an irreducible formula
    • an irreducible hernia

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adverb

  • noun the word class that qualifies verbs or clauses
  • noun a word that modifies something other than a noun

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cohen

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plasticity

  • noun the property of being physically malleable; the property of something that can be worked or hammered or shaped without breaking
    malleability.

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waveguide

  • noun a hollow metal conductor that provides a path to guide microwaves; used in radar
    wave guide.

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progression

  • noun a series with a definite pattern of advance
    patterned advance.
  • noun a movement forward
    progress; advance.
    • he listened for the progress of the troops

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truncated

  • adjective satellite cut short in duration
    shortened; abbreviated.
    • the abbreviated speech
    • her shortened life was clearly the result of smoking
    • an unsatisfactory truncated conversation
  • verb replace a corner by a plane
    truncate.

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dialog

  • noun a conversation between two persons
    dialogue; duologue.
  • noun the lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction
    dialogue.

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bayesian

  • adjective of or relating to statistical methods based on Bayes' theorem

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preterite

  • noun a term formerly used to refer to the simple past tense
    preterit.

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tensed

  • adjective satellite having inflections to indicate tense
  • verb become stretched or tense or taut
    strain; tense.
    • the bodybuilder's neck muscles tensed
    • "the rope strained when the weight was attached

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harmony

  • noun compatibility in opinion and action
    harmoniousness.
  • noun the structure of music with respect to the composition and progression of chords
    musical harmony.

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nonlinear

  • adjective designating or involving an equation whose terms are not of the first degree

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algebra

  • noun the mathematics of generalized arithmetical operations

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dimensional

  • adjective of or relating to dimensions
  • adjective satellite having dimension--the quality or character or stature proper to a person; he is pasty, bland, faceless"- Norman Cousins
    • never matures as a dimensional character

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logic

  • noun the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
  • noun reasoned and reasonable judgment
    • it made a certain kind of logic

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modal

  • noun an auxiliary verb (such as `can' or `will') that is used to express modality
    modal auxiliary verb; modal verb; modal auxiliary.
  • adjective satellite relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution
    average.
    • the modal age at which American novelists reach their peak is 30

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experimental

  • adjective relating to or based on experiment
    • experimental physics
  • adjective satellite relying on observation or experiment
    observational; data-based.
    • experimental results that supported the hypothesis

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tonality

  • noun any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music
    key.

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executable

  • adjective satellite capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are
    viable; workable; practicable; feasible.

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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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probabilistic

  • adjective of or relating to the Roman Catholic philosophy of probabilism
  • adjective of or relating to or based on probability
    • probabilistic quantum theory

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dispersion

  • noun spreading widely or driving off
    scattering.
  • noun the spatial or geographic property of being scattered about over a range, area, or volume
    distribution.
    • worldwide in distribution
    • the distribution of nerve fibers
    • in complementary distribution

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poly

(Bot.) A whitish woolly plant (Teucrium Polium) of the order Labiatæ, found throughout the Mediterranean region. The name, with sundry prefixes, is sometimes given to other related species of the same genus. Spelt also poley.

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predication

  • noun (logic) a declaration of something self-evident; something that can be assumed as the basis for argument
    postulation.

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inflected

  • adjective (of the voice) altered in tone or pitch
    • his southern Yorkshire voice was less inflected and singing than her northern one
  • verb change the form of a word in accordance as required by the grammatical rules of the language
    inflect.

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verb

  • noun the word class that serves as the predicate of a sentence
  • noun a content word that denotes an action, occurrence, or state of existence

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conditional

  • adjective satellite qualified by reservations
  • adjective imposing or depending on or containing a condition
    • conditional acceptance of the terms
    • lent conditional support
    • the conditional sale will not be complete until the full purchase price is paid

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wavefront

  • noun (physics) an imaginary surface joining all points in space that are reached at the same instant by a wave propagating through a medium
    wave front.

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interpreting

  • noun an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious
    rendition; interpretation; rendering.
    • the edict was subject to many interpretations
    • he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables
    • often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning
  • verb make sense of; assign a meaning to
    see; interpret; construe.
    • What message do you see in this letter?
    • How do you interpret his behavior?

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equivalence

  • noun a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced
    equation; equality; par.
    • on a par with the best
  • noun essential equality and interchangeability

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acoustic

  • noun a remedy for hearing loss or deafness
  • adjective of or relating to the science of acoustics
    acoustical.
    • acoustic properties of a hall

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predicate

  • noun (logic) what is predicated of the subject of a proposition; the second term in a proposition is predicated of the first term by means of the copula
    • `Socrates is a man' predicates manhood of Socrates
  • noun one of the two main constituents of a sentence; the predicate contains the verb and its complements
    verb phrase.

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tense

  • noun a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time
  • verb become stretched or tense or taut
    strain.
    • the bodybuilder's neck muscles tensed
    • "the rope strained when the weight was attached

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interchange

  • noun a junction of highways on different levels that permits traffic to move from one to another without crossing traffic streams
  • noun mutual interaction; the activity of reciprocating or exchanging (especially information)
    reciprocation; give-and-take.

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ojibwa

  • noun a member of an Algonquian people who lived west of Lake Superior
    Chippewa; Ojibway.
  • noun the Algonquian language spoken by the Ojibwa
    Chippewa; Ojibway.

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polyphony

  • noun music arranged in parts for several voices or instruments
    polyphonic music; concerted music.

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null

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • adjective satellite lacking any legal or binding force
    void.
    • null and void

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orthogonality

  • noun the relation of opposition between things at right angles
    orthogonal opposition; perpendicularity.
  • noun the quality of lying or intersecting at right angles

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fourier

  • noun French mathematician who developed Fourier analysis and studied the conduction of heat (1768-1830)
    Baron Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier; Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier.
  • noun French sociologist and reformer who hoped to achieve universal harmony by reorganizing society (1772-1837)
    Charles Fourier; Francois Marie Charles Fourier.

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biometrics

  • noun a branch of biology that studies biological phenomena and observations by means of statistical analysis
    biostatistics; biometry.

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transverse

  • adjective satellite extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis
    thwartwise; transversal; cross.
    • cross members should be all steel
    • from the transverse hall the stairway ascends gracefully
    • transversal vibrations
    • transverse colon

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melody

  • noun a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
    melodic phrase; air; melodic line; strain; line; tune.
    • she was humming an air from Beethoven
  • noun the perception of pleasant arrangements of musical notes
    tonal pattern.

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aristotelian

Of or pertaining to Aristotle, the famous Greek philosopher (384-322 b. c.). -- n. A follower of Aristotle; a Peripatetic. See Peripatetic.

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abundance

  • noun the property of a more than adequate quantity or supply
    copiousness; teemingness.
    • an age of abundance
  • noun (physics) the ratio of the number of atoms of a specific isotope of an element to the total number of isotopes present

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corresponding

  • adjective satellite accompanying
    • all rights carry with them corresponding responsibilities
  • verb be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
    gibe; fit; tally; correspond; 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

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overt

  • adjective open and observable; not secret or hidden
    open.
    • an overt lie
    • overt hostility
    • overt intelligence gathering
    • open ballots

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nepheline

  • noun a whitish mineral consisting of sodium aluminum silicate or potassium aluminum silicate in crystalline form; used in the manufacture of ceramics and enamels
    nephelite.

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classical

  • noun traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste
    classical music; serious music.
  • adjective of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture
    classic.
    • classic Cinese pottery

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improvisation

  • noun a creation spoken or written or composed extemporaneously (without prior preparation)
  • noun an unplanned expedient
    temporary expedient.

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nest

  • noun a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young
  • noun a kind of gun emplacement
    • a machine-gun nest
    • a nest of snipers

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