noun antonyms whose opposition is mediated (e.g., the antonymy of `wet' and `parched' is mediated by the similarity of `parched' to `dry')
claims for remote or consequential damage. Such claims were presented to and thrown out by the commissioners who arbitrated the damage inflicted on the United States by the Confederate States cruisers built and supplied by Great Britain.
noun a correlation in which large values of one variable are associated with small values of the other; the correlation coefficient is between 0 and -1
a mode of demonstration in which proof is given by showing that any other supposition involves an absurdity (reductio ad absurdum), or an impossibility; thus, one quantity may be proved equal to another by showing that it can be neither greater nor less.
noun a report of a discourse in which deictic terms are modified appropriately (e.g., "he said `I am a fool' would be modified to `he said he is a fool'")
. (Gram.) See Direct discourse, under Direct.
noun evidence providing only a basis for inference about the fact in dispute
evidence or testimony which is circumstantial or inferential, but without witness; opposed to direct evidence.
noun an indirect way of expressing something
noun fire delivered on a target that is not itself used as the point of aim for the weapons
noun a method of using fluorescence microscopy to detect the presence of an antigen indirectly
noun a concealed lighting fixture
noun the object that is the recipient or beneficiary of the action of the verb
noun an expression of some desire or inclination
I could tell that it was his wish that the guests leave
his crying was an indirect request for attention
noun a tax levied on goods or services rather than on persons or organizations
a tax, such as customs, excises, VAT,etc., exacted directly from the merchant, but paid indirectly by the consumer in the higher price demanded for the articles of merchandise.
noun a transmission mechanism in which the infectious agent is transferred to the person by a fomite of vector