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nasion

  • noun the craniometric point at the bridge of the nose where the frontal and nasal bones of the skull meet

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bisector

One who, or that which, bisects; esp. (Geom.) a straight line which bisects an angle.

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transect

  • verb cut across or divide transversely
    • the trails transect the property

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bisector

One who, or that which, bisects; esp. (Geom.) a straight line which bisects an angle.

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mutually

  • adverb in a mutual or shared manner
    reciprocally.
    • the agreement was mutually satisfactory
    • the goals of the negotiators were not reciprocally exclusive

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polarization

  • noun the phenomenon in which waves of light or other radiation are restricted in direction of vibration
    polarisation.
  • noun the condition of having or giving polarity
    polarisation.

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indicatrix

(Geom. of Three Dimensions) A certain conic section supposed to be drawn in the tangent plane to any surface, and used to determine the accidents of curvature of the surface at the point of contact. The curve is similar to the intersection of the surface with a parallel to the tangent plane and indefinitely near it. It is an ellipse when the curvature is synclastic, and an hyperbola when the curvature is anticlastic.

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cliff

  • noun a steep high face of rock
    drop-off; drop.
    • he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town
    • a steep drop

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polarize

  • verb cause to vibrate in a definite pattern
    polarise.
    • polarize light waves
  • verb cause to concentrate about two conflicting or contrasting positions
    polarise.

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orientated

  • adjective adjusted or located in relation to surroundings or circumstances; sometimes used in combination
    oriented.
    • the house had its large windows oriented toward the ocean view
    • helping freshmen become oriented to college life
    • the book is value-oriented throughout
  • verb determine one's position with reference to another point
    orientate; orient.
    • We had to orient ourselves in the forest

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tracery

  • noun decoration consisting of an open pattern of interlacing ribs

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bisect

  • verb cut in half or cut in two
    • bisect a line

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anisotropy

  • noun the property of being anisotropic; having a different value when measured in different directions

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polarise

  • verb cause to vibrate in a definite pattern
    polarize.
    • polarize light waves
  • verb cause to concentrate about two conflicting or contrasting positions
    polarize.

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sectioned

  • adjective satellite consisting of or divided into sections
    sectional.
    • a sectional sofa
    • sectioned plates
  • verb divide into segments
    section; segment.
    • segment an orange
    • segment a compound word

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aligned

  • adjective brought into agreement or cooperation on the side of a faction, party, or cause
  • verb place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight
    line up; align; adjust; aline.
    • align the car with the curb
    • align the sheets of paper on the table

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propagate

  • verb transmit from one generation to the next
    • propagate these characteristics
  • verb travel through the air
    • sound and light propagate in this medium

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dichroism

  • noun pleochroism of a crystal so that it exhibits two different colors when viewed from two different directions

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transect

  • verb cut across or divide transversely
    • the trails transect the property

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ax

  • noun an edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle
    axe.
  • verb chop or split with an ax
    axe.
    • axe wood

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lamella

  • noun any of the radiating leaflike spore-producing structures on the underside of the cap of a mushroom or similar fungus
    gill.
  • noun a thin membrane that is one of the calcified layers that form bones

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sheer

  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; slew; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right
  • verb cause to sheer
    • She sheered her car around the obstacle

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clift

A cliff. Obs.
That gainst the craggy clifts did loudly roar. Spenser.

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striation

  • noun any of a number of tiny parallel grooves such as: the scratches left by a glacier on rocks or the streaks or ridges in muscle tissue
    stria.
  • noun a stripe or stripes of contrasting color
    band; banding; stria.
    • chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands
    • the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps

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magnetization

  • noun the extent or degree to which something is magnetized
    magnetisation.
  • noun the process that makes a substance magnetic (temporarily or permanently)
    magnetisation; magnetic induction.

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plane

  • noun an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    airplane; aeroplane.
    • the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane
  • noun (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
    sheet.
    • we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane
    • any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane

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mullion

  • noun a nonstructural vertical strip between the casements or panes of a window (or the panels of a screen)

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plane

  • noun an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    airplane; aeroplane.
    • the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane
  • noun (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
    sheet.
    • we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane
    • any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane

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declivity

  • noun a downward slope or bend
    decline; descent; downslope; declination; fall; declension.

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propagate

  • verb transmit from one generation to the next
    • propagate these characteristics
  • verb travel through the air
    • sound and light propagate in this medium

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diagonal

  • noun (geometry) a straight line connecting any two vertices of a polygon that are not adjacent
  • noun a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric
    bias.

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magnetized

  • adjective having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel
    magnetic; magnetised.
    • the hard disk is covered with a thin coat of magnetic material
  • verb make magnetic
    magnetise; magnetize.
    • The strong magnet magnetized the iron shavings

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polarization

  • noun the phenomenon in which waves of light or other radiation are restricted in direction of vibration
    polarisation.
  • noun the condition of having or giving polarity
    polarisation.

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vibrate

  • verb shake, quiver, or throb; move back and forth rapidly, usually in an uncontrolled manner
  • verb move or swing from side to side regularly
    oscillate.
    • the needle on the meter was oscillating

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cliff

  • noun a steep high face of rock
    drop-off; drop.
    • he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town
    • a steep drop

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axis

  • noun a straight line through a body or figure that satisfies certain conditions
  • noun the main stem or central part about which plant organs or plant parts such as branches are arranged

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cliff

  • noun a steep high face of rock
    drop-off; drop.
    • he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town
    • a steep drop

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escarpment

  • noun a long steep slope or cliff at the edge of a plateau or ridge; usually formed by erosion
    scarp.
  • noun a steep artificial slope in front of a fortification
    scarp; escarp; protective embankment.

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oriented

  • adjective adjusted or located in relation to surroundings or circumstances; sometimes used in combination
    orientated.
    • the house had its large windows oriented toward the ocean view
    • helping freshmen become oriented to college life
    • the book is value-oriented throughout
  • verb be oriented
    orient; point.
    • The weather vane points North
    • the dancers toes pointed outward

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diameter

  • noun the length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference
    diam.
  • noun a straight line connecting the center of a circle with two points on its perimeter (or the center of a sphere with two points on its surface)

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position

  • noun the particular portion of space occupied by something
    place.
    • he put the lamp back in its place
  • noun a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
    military position.

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bluff

  • noun a high steep bank (usually formed by river erosion)
  • noun pretense that your position is stronger than it really is
    • his bluff succeeded in getting him accepted

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oscillate

  • verb be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action
    hover; vacillate; vibrate.
    • He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement
  • verb move or swing from side to side regularly
    vibrate.
    • the needle on the meter was oscillating

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interstice

  • noun a small structural space between tissues or parts of an organ
    • the interstices of a network
  • noun small opening between things

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caliper

  • noun an instrument for measuring the distance between two points (often used in the plural)
    calliper.
  • verb measure the diameter of something with calipers
    calliper.

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panelling

  • noun a panel or section of panels in a wall or door
    pane; paneling.
  • verb decorate with panels
    panel.
    • panel the walls with wood

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orthorhombic

(Crystallog.) Noting the system of crystallization which has three unequal axes at right angles to each other; trimetric. See Crystallization.

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oscillate

  • verb be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action
    hover; vacillate; vibrate.
    • He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement
  • verb move or swing from side to side regularly
    vibrate.
    • the needle on the meter was oscillating

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vector

  • noun a variable quantity that can be resolved into components
  • noun a straight line segment whose length is magnitude and whose orientation in space is direction

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align

  • verb place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight
    line up; adjust; aline.
    • align the car with the curb
    • align the sheets of paper on the table
  • verb be or come into adjustment with

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scarp

  • noun a long steep slope or cliff at the edge of a plateau or ridge; usually formed by erosion
    escarpment.
  • noun a steep artificial slope in front of a fortification
    escarpment; escarp; protective embankment.

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forearm

  • noun the part of the superior limb between the elbow and the wrist
  • verb arm in advance of a confrontation

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polarisation

  • noun the condition of having or giving polarity
    polarization.
  • noun the phenomenon in which waves of light or other radiation are restricted in direction of vibration
    polarization.

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direction

  • noun a line leading to a place or point
    way.
    • he looked the other direction
    • didn't know the way home
  • noun the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves
    • he checked the direction and velocity of the wind

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insertion

  • noun a message (spoken or written) that is introduced or inserted
    interpolation.
    • with the help of his friend's interpolations his story was eventually told
    • with many insertions in the margins
  • noun the act of putting one thing into another
    introduction; intromission.

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magnetisation

  • noun the extent or degree to which something is magnetized
    magnetization.
  • noun the process that makes a substance magnetic (temporarily or permanently)
    magnetization; magnetic induction.

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vibrate

  • verb shake, quiver, or throb; move back and forth rapidly, usually in an uncontrolled manner
  • verb move or swing from side to side regularly
    oscillate.
    • the needle on the meter was oscillating

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offset

  • noun the time at which something is supposed to begin
    outset; get-go; showtime; starting time; kickoff; start; beginning; commencement; first.
    • they got an early start
    • she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her
  • noun a compensating equivalent
    counterbalance.

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gothic

  • adjective satellite as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened
    medieval; mediaeval.
    • a medieval attitude toward dating
  • noun extinct East Germanic language of the ancient Goths; the only surviving record being fragments of a 4th-century translation of the Bible by Bishop Ulfilas

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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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direction

  • noun a line leading to a place or point
    way.
    • he looked the other direction
    • didn't know the way home
  • noun the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves
    • he checked the direction and velocity of the wind

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orient

  • noun the countries of Asia
    East.
  • noun the hemisphere that includes Eurasia and Africa and Australia
    eastern hemisphere.

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shock

  • noun the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally
    daze; stupor.
    • his mother's death left him in a daze
    • he was numb with shock
  • noun the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat
    impact.
    • the armies met in the shock of battle

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roughly

  • adverb (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
    about; around; some; approximately; just about; or so; more or less; close to.
    • lasted approximately an hour
    • in just about a minute
    • he's about 30 years old
    • I've had about all I can stand
    • we meet about once a month
    • some forty people came
    • weighs around a hundred pounds
    • roughly $3,000
    • holds 3 gallons, more or less
    • 20 or so people were at the party
  • adverb with roughness or violence (`rough' is an informal variant for `roughly')
    rough.
    • he was pushed roughly aside
    • they treated him rough

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descent

  • noun a movement downward
  • noun properties attributable to your ancestry
    origin; extraction.
    • he comes from good origins

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projector

  • noun an optical device for projecting a beam of light
  • noun an optical instrument that projects an enlarged image onto a screen

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sidewall

  • noun the side of an automobile tire
    • the car had white sidewalls
  • noun a wall that forms the side of a structure

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preferentially

  • adverb in a preferential manner
    • he was treated preferentially

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displacement

  • noun act of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics
    supplanting.
  • noun an event in which something is displaced without rotation
    shift.

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tangent

  • noun a straight line or plane that touches a curve or curved surface at a point but does not intersect it at that point
  • noun ratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle
    tan.

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align

  • verb place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight
    line up; adjust; aline.
    • align the car with the curb
    • align the sheets of paper on the table
  • verb be or come into adjustment with

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distance

  • noun the property created by the space between two objects or points
  • noun a distant region
    • I could see it in the distance

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intersecting

  • adjective satellite crossed or intersected in the form of an X
    decussate; intersectant.
  • verb meet at a point
    cross; intersect.

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height

  • noun the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top
    tallness.
  • noun the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    superlative; pinnacle; acme; top; summit; peak; elevation; tiptop; meridian.
    • his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty
    • the artist's gifts are at their acme
    • at the height of her career
    • the peak of perfection
    • summer was at its peak
    • ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame
    • the summit of his ambition
    • so many highest superlatives achieved by man
    • at the top of his profession

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transect

  • verb cut across or divide transversely
    • the trails transect the property

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vector

  • noun a variable quantity that can be resolved into components
  • noun a straight line segment whose length is magnitude and whose orientation in space is direction

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vibrate

  • verb shake, quiver, or throb; move back and forth rapidly, usually in an uncontrolled manner
  • verb move or swing from side to side regularly
    oscillate.
    • the needle on the meter was oscillating

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incision

  • noun a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    scratch; slit; prick; dent.
  • noun the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
    section; surgical incision.

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reorient

  • verb orient once again, after a disorientation
    reorientate.
  • verb cause to turn

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clerestory

  • noun part of an interior wall rising above the adjacent roof with windows admitting light
    clearstory.

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compression

  • noun an increase in the density of something
    densification; concretion; compaction.
  • noun the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together
    condensation; contraction.
    • the contraction of a gas on cooling

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gnomon

  • noun indicator provided by the stationary arm whose shadow indicates the time on the sundial

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orientation

  • noun the act of orienting
  • noun an integrated set of attitudes and beliefs

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propagate

  • verb transmit from one generation to the next
    • propagate these characteristics
  • verb travel through the air
    • sound and light propagate in this medium

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ascent

  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; upgrade; raise; rise; climb.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise
  • noun a movement upward
    ascension; rise; rising.
    • they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon

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distance

  • noun the property created by the space between two objects or points
  • noun a distant region
    • I could see it in the distance

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accelerometer

  • noun an instrument for measuring the acceleration of aircraft or rockets

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orbital

  • adjective of or relating to an orbit
    • orbital revolution
    • orbital velocity
  • adjective of or relating to the eye socket
    • orbital scale
    • orbital arch

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dyad

  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; duo; twain; yoke; couplet; pair; duet; brace; duad.

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acclivity

  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    upgrade; raise; rise; climb; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise

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cleave

  • verb separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument
    rive; split.
    • cleave the bone
  • verb make by cutting into
    • The water is going to cleave a channel into the rock

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bisect

  • verb cut in half or cut in two
    • bisect a line

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ethmoid

  • noun one of the eight bones of the cranium; a small bone filled with air spaces that forms part of the eye sockets and the nasal cavity
    ethmoid bone.

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uniaxial

(Crystallog.) Having but one optic axis, or line of no double refraction. ✍ In uniaxial crystals, the optic axis has the direction of the vertical crystallographic axis. All tetragonal and hexagonal crystals are uniaxial.

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baseline

  • noun an imaginary line or standard by which things are measured or compared
    • the established a baseline for the budget
  • noun the back line bounding each end of a tennis or handball court; when serving the server must not step over this line
    service line.

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oscillating

  • adjective satellite having periodic vibrations
    oscillatory.
  • verb be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action
    hover; vacillate; vibrate; oscillate.
    • He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement

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recording

  • noun a signal that encodes something (e.g., picture or sound) that has been recorded
  • noun the act of making a record (especially an audio record)
    transcription.
    • she watched the recording from a sound-proof booth

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component

  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; factor; element.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech
  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; portion; part; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton

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magnetic

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by magnetism
    • magnetic forces
  • adjective having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel
    magnetized; magnetised.
    • the hard disk is covered with a thin coat of magnetic material

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vertex

  • noun the point of intersection of lines or the point opposite the base of a figure
  • noun the highest point (of something)
    apex; peak; acme.
    • at the peak of the pyramid

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ascent

  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; upgrade; raise; rise; climb.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise
  • noun a movement upward
    ascension; rise; rising.
    • they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon

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subspace

  • noun a space that is contained within another space

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orientation

  • noun the act of orienting
  • noun an integrated set of attitudes and beliefs

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penetration

  • noun an attack that penetrates into enemy territory
    incursion.
  • noun clear or deep perception of a situation
    insight.

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collimation

  • noun the accurate adjustment of the line of sight of a telescope

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declivity

  • noun a downward slope or bend
    decline; descent; downslope; declination; fall; declension.

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nearly

  • adverb (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but
    about; nigh; almost; most; near; well-nigh; virtually.
    • the job is (just) about done
    • the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded
    • we're almost finished
    • the car all but ran her down
    • he nearly fainted
    • talked for nigh onto 2 hours
    • the recording is well-nigh perfect
    • virtually all the parties signed the contract
    • I was near exhausted by the run
    • most everyone agrees
  • adverb in a close manner
    intimately; closely.
    • the two phenomena are intimately connected
    • the person most nearly concerned

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rectangle

  • noun a parallelogram with four right angles

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polarize

  • verb cause to vibrate in a definite pattern
    polarise.
    • polarize light waves
  • verb cause to concentrate about two conflicting or contrasting positions
    polarise.

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scarp

  • noun a long steep slope or cliff at the edge of a plateau or ridge; usually formed by erosion
    escarpment.
  • noun a steep artificial slope in front of a fortification
    escarpment; escarp; protective embankment.

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normal

  • noun something regarded as a normative example
    formula; pattern; rule; convention.
    • the convention of not naming the main character
    • violence is the rule not the exception
    • his formula for impressing visitors
  • adjective conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal
    • serve wine at normal room temperature
    • normal diplomatic relations
    • normal working hours
    • normal word order
    • normal curiosity
    • the normal course of events

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alignment

  • noun an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
    alinement; alliance; coalition.
  • noun the spatial property possessed by an arrangement or position of things in a straight line or in parallel lines

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Collocation words for "perpendicular" are words related to "perpendicular" by occurring either before (prefix words) or after "perpendicular" (suffix words) in common language usage across multiple media. The words assembled above can be filtered by parts of speech (i.e) nouns, verbs, describing adjectives and adverbs, or by their positive or negative vibes, frequency in usage, whether they are prefix words or suffix words for "perpendicular" or by the count of syllables each word has.