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predicrotic

(Physiol.) A term applied to the pulse wave sometimes seen in a pulse curve or sphygmogram, between the apex of the curve and the dicrotic wave.
The predicrotic or tidal wave is best marked in a hard pulse, i. e., where the blood pressure is high. Landois & Stirling.

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celerity

  • noun a rate that is rapid
    quickness; rapidness; speediness; rapidity.

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trochoidal

(Geom.) Of or pertaining to a trochoid; having the properties of a trochoid.

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lithotripsy

(Surg.) The operation of crushing a stone in the bladder with an instrument called lithotriptor or lithotrite; lithotrity.

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refluent

Flowing back; returning; ebbing. Cowper.
And refluent through the pass of fear The battle's tide was poured. Sir W. Scott.

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runup

  • noun a substantial increase over a relatively short period of time
    run-up.
    • a runup in interest rates
    • market runups are followed by corrections

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dicrotic

(Physiol.) (a) Of or pertaining to dicrotism; as, a dicrotic pulse. (b) Of or pertaining to the second expansion of the artery in the dicrotic pulse; as, the dicrotic wave.

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overtop

  • verb look down on
    overlook; dominate; command.
    • The villa dominates the town

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millimetric

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lithotriptor

(Surg.) An instrument for triturating the stone in the bladder; a lithotrite.

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diffract

  • verb undergo diffraction
    • laser light diffracts electrons

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decameter

  • noun a metric unit of length equal to ten meters
    dekameter; dam; dekametre; dkm; decametre.

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setdown

The humbling of a person by act or words, especially by a retort or a reproof; the retort or the reproof which has such effect.

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compressional

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crest

  • noun the top line of a hill, mountain, or wave
  • noun the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
    crown; top; tip; summit; peak.
    • the view from the peak was magnificent
    • they clambered to the tip of Monadnock
    • the region is a few molecules wide at the summit

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steepen

  • verb become steeper
    • The mountain side has steepened
  • verb make steeper
    • The landslides have steepened the mountain sides

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deflagration

  • noun combustion that propagates through a gas or along the surface of an explosive at a rapid rate driven by the transfer of heat

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spermatogenetic

(Physiol.) Relating to, or connected with, spermatogenesis; as, spermatogenetic function.

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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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ingulf

To swallow up or overwhelm in, or as in, a gulf; to cast into a gulf. See Engulf.
A river large . . . Passed underneath ingulfed. Milton.

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diathermy

  • noun a method of physical therapy that involves generating local heat in body tissues by high-frequency electromagnetic currents

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infrasonic

  • adjective satellite having frequencies below those of audible sound

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shoal

  • noun a sandbank in a stretch of water that is visible at low tide
  • noun a stretch of shallow water
    shallow.

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thz

  • noun one trillion periods per second
    terahertz.

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steepness

  • noun the property possessed by a slope that is very steep
    abruptness; precipitousness.

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fracted

(Her.) Having a part displaced, as if broken; -- said of an ordinary. Macaulay.

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neutralizer

One who, or that which, neutralizes; that which destroys, disguises, or renders inert the peculiar properties of a body.

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rarefaction

  • noun a decrease in the density of something
    • a sound wave causes periodic rarefactions in its medium

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rectifier

  • noun electrical device that transforms alternating into direct current
  • noun a person who corrects or sets right
    • a rectifier of prejudices

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concussive

Having the power or quality of shaking or agitating. Johnson.

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steepen

  • verb become steeper
    • The mountain side has steepened
  • verb make steeper
    • The landslides have steepened the mountain sides

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anacrotic

(Physiol.) Pertaining to anachronism.

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electromagnetics

  • noun the branch of physics concerned with electromagnetic phenomena
    electromagnetism.

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distortional

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rectifier

  • noun electrical device that transforms alternating into direct current
  • noun a person who corrects or sets right
    • a rectifier of prejudices

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polarographic

  • adjective of or involving polarography

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peristaltic

(Physiol.) Applied to the peculiar wormlike wave motion of the intestines and other similar structures, produced by the successive contraction of the muscular fibers of their walls, forcing their contents onwards; as, peristaltic movement. -- Per`i*stal"tic*al*ly adv.

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fadeout

  • noun a slow or gradual disappearance
    receding.
  • noun a gradual temporary loss of a transmitted signal due to electrical disturbances

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evanescent

  • adjective satellite tending to vanish like vapor
    • evanescent beauty

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flume

  • noun a narrow gorge with a stream running through it
    gulch.
  • noun watercourse that consists of an open artificial chute filled with water for power or for carrying logs

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anywhither

To or towards any place. Archaic De Foe.

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feminism

  • noun a doctrine that advocates equal rights for women
  • noun the movement aimed at equal rights for women
    women's liberation movement; feminist movement; women's lib.

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inrush

  • noun an inflow
    inpouring; inpour.
    • an inpouring of spiritual comfort

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celerity

  • noun a rate that is rapid
    quickness; rapidness; speediness; rapidity.

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dismissive

  • adjective satellite showing indifference or disregard
    • a dismissive shrug
    • the firm is dismissive of the competitor's product
    • 'chronic fatigue syndrome' was known by the dismissive term 'housewife syndrome'
  • adjective satellite stopping to associate with
    • they took dismissive action after the third violation

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linac

  • noun ions are accelerated along a linear path by voltage differences on electrodes along the path
    linear accelerator.

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ingoing

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crest

  • noun the top line of a hill, mountain, or wave
  • noun the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
    crown; top; tip; summit; peak.
    • the view from the peak was magnificent
    • they clambered to the tip of Monadnock
    • the region is a few molecules wide at the summit

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maser

  • noun an acronym for microwave amplification by stimulated emission of radiation; an amplifier that works on the same principle as a laser and emits coherent microwave radiation

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hertzian

  • adjective of or relating to the physicist Heinrich Hertz or his work
    • Hertzian discoveries

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pipeline

  • noun gossip spread by spoken communication
    grapevine; word of mouth.
    • the news of their affair was spread by word of mouth
  • noun a pipe used to transport liquids or gases
    line.
    • a pipeline runs from the wells to the seaport

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seiche

  • noun a wave on the surface of a lake or landlocked bay; caused by atmospheric or seismic disturbances

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doubler

  • noun an electronic device that doubles the voltage or the frequency of an input signal
  • adjective satellite having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities; public preaching and private influence"- R.W.Emerson
    treble; twofold; two-fold; double; three-fold; threefold; dual.
    • a double (or dual) role for an actor
    • the office of a clergyman is twofold
    • every episode has its double and treble meaning"-Frederick Harrison

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paraxial

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

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polarography

  • noun an electrochemical method of chemical analysis

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ridgy

Having a ridge or ridges; rising in a ridge. "Lifted on a ridgy wave." Pope.

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infarction

  • noun localized necrosis resulting from obstruction of the blood supply
    infarct.

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decuman

Large; chief; -- applied to an extraordinary billow, supposed by some to be every tenth in order. R. Also used substantively. "Such decuman billows." Gauden. "The baffled decuman." Lowell.

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interferometer

  • noun any measuring instrument that uses interference patterns to make accurate measurements of waves

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diffract

  • verb undergo diffraction
    • laser light diffracts electrons

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seismogram

  • noun the graphical record of an earth tremor made by using a seismograph

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upsurge

  • noun a sudden forceful flow
    rush; spate; surge.
  • noun a sudden or abrupt strong increase
    surge.
    • stimulated a surge of speculation
    • an upsurge of emotion
    • an upsurge in violent crime

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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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tsunami

  • noun a cataclysm resulting from a destructive sea wave caused by an earthquake or volcanic eruption
    • a colossal tsunami destroyed the Minoan civilization in minutes

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rectification

  • noun (chemistry) the process of refinement or purification of a substance by distillation
  • noun the conversion of alternating current to direct current

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detonation

  • noun a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction
    explosion; blowup.
  • noun the act of detonating an explosive

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onrush

  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    onset; attack; onslaught.
    • the attack began at dawn
  • noun a forceful forward rush or flow
    • from the bow she stared at the mesmerising onrush of the sea where it split and foamed
    • the explosion interrupted the wild onrush of her thoughts

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soldering

  • noun fastening firmly together
    bonding.
  • verb join or fuse with solder
    solder.
    • solder these two pipes together

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monoclinal

  • adjective satellite of a geological structure in which all strata are inclined in the same direction

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superconductor

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sine

  • noun ratio of the length of the side opposite the given angle to the length of the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle
    sin.

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inversion

  • noun the layer of air near the earth is cooler than an overlying layer
  • noun abnormal condition in which an organ is turned inward or inside out (as when the upper part of the uterus is pulled into the cervical canal after childbirth)

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millimetre

  • noun a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter
    millimeter; mm.

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enthrone

  • verb provide with power and authority
    invest; vest.
    • They vested the council with special rights
  • verb put a monarch on the throne
    throne.
    • The Queen was enthroned more than 50 years ago

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inverter

  • noun an electrical converter that converts direct current into alternating current

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reradiated

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morphology

  • noun the branch of biology that deals with the structure of animals and plants
  • noun studies of the rules for forming admissible words

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millimeter

  • noun a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter
    mm; millimetre.

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flume

  • noun a narrow gorge with a stream running through it
    gulch.
  • noun watercourse that consists of an open artificial chute filled with water for power or for carrying logs

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broglie

  • noun French nuclear physicist who generalized the wave-particle duality by proposing that particles of matter exhibit wavelike properties (1892-1987)
    de Broglie; Louis Victor de Broglie.

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monopole

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whelm

  • verb overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
    overtake; overwhelm; overpower; overcome; sweep over.

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latency

  • noun (computer science) the time it takes for a specific block of data on a data track to rotate around to the read/write head
    rotational latency.
  • noun the time that elapses between a stimulus and the response to it
    reaction time; latent period; response time.

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antiperistaltic

(Med.) Opposed to, or checking motion; acting upward; -- applied to an inverted action of the intestinal tube.

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swash

  • noun the movement or sound of water
    • the swash of waves on the beach
  • verb make violent, noisy movements

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rayleigh

  • noun English physicist who studied the density of gases and discovered argon; made important contributions to acoustic theory (1842-1919)
    Lord Rayleigh; John William Strutt; Third Baron Rayleigh.

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propagation

  • noun the spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions
    extension.
  • noun the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production
    generation; multiplication.

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taintless

Free from taint or infection; pure.

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rectified

  • adjective satellite having been put right
  • verb math: determine the length of
    rectify.
    • rectify a curve

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semidiurnal

Pertaining to, or accomplished in, half a day, or twelve hours; occurring twice every day.

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impinge

  • verb impinge or infringe upon
    trench; entrench; encroach.
    • This impinges on my rights as an individual
    • This matter entrenches on other domains
  • verb advance beyond the usual limit
    infringe; encroach.

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grating

  • noun a barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air
    grate.
  • noun a frame of iron bars to hold a fire
    grate.

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vlf

  • noun 3 to 30 kilohertz
    very low frequency.

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doppler

  • noun Austrian physicist famous for his discovery of the Doppler effect (1803-1853)
    Christian Johann Doppler.

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schrodinger

  • noun Austrian physicist who discovered the wave equation (1887-1961)
    Erwin Schrodinger.

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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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cosine

  • noun ratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle
    cos.

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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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postelection

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superconductors

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monochromatic

  • adjective of or relating to monochromatism
  • adjective (of light or other electromagnetic radiation) having only one wavelength
    homochromatic.
    • monochromatic light

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resuspension

  • noun a renewed suspension of insoluble particles after they have been precipitated

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depolarisation

  • noun a loss of polarity or polarization
    depolarization.

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resonator

  • noun a hollow chamber whose dimensions allow the resonant oscillation of electromagnetic or acoustic waves
    cavity resonator; resonating chamber.
  • noun an electrical circuit that combines capacitance and inductance in such a way that a periodic electric oscillation will reach maximum amplitude
    resonant circuit.

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electromagnetic

  • adjective pertaining to or exhibiting magnetism produced by electric charge in motion
    • electromagnetic energy

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attenuation

  • noun weakening in force or intensity
    fading.
    • attenuation in the volume of the sound
  • noun the property of something that has been weakened or reduced in thickness or density

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deprecatory

  • adjective satellite tending to diminish or disparage
    belittling; deprecating; depreciatory; deprecative; depreciative; slighting.
    • belittling comments
    • managed a deprecating smile at the compliment
    • deprecatory remarks about the book
    • a slighting remark

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front

  • noun the side that is forward or prominent
    forepart; front end.
  • noun the line along which opposing armies face each other
    front line; battlefront.

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helicon

  • noun a tuba that coils over the shoulder of the musician
    bombardon.

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maser

  • noun an acronym for microwave amplification by stimulated emission of radiation; an amplifier that works on the same principle as a laser and emits coherent microwave radiation

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