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isometric (Also isometrics) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to isometric

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similarity

  • noun the quality of being similar
  • noun a Gestalt principle of organization holding that (other things being equal) parts of a stimulus field that are similar to each other tend to be perceived as belonging together as a unit
    law of similarity.

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francis_galton

  • noun English scientist (cousin of Charles Darwin) who explored many fields including heredity, meteorology, statistics, psychology, and anthropology; founder of eugenics and first to use fingerprints for identification (1822-1911)
    Galton; Sir Francis Galton.

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four

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
    four-spot.

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inverse_function

  • noun a function obtained by expressing the dependent variable of one function as the independent variable of another; f and g are inverse functions if f(x)=y and g(y)=x

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isometric

  • noun a line connecting isometric points
    isometric line.
  • adjective related by an isometry

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calculate

  • verb make a mathematical calculation or computation
    cypher; compute; work out; reckon; cipher; figure.
  • verb judge to be probable
    figure; reckon; forecast; estimate; count on.

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coarctation

  • noun tight or narrow compression
    constriction.
  • noun (biology) a narrowing or constriction of a vessel or canal; especially a congenital narrowing of the aorta

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physiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of physiology
    • physiological psychology
    • Pavlov's physiological theories
  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiologic.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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vernier

  • noun French mathematician who described the vernier scale (1580-1637)
    Paul Vernier.
  • noun a small movable scale that slides along a main scale; the small scale is calibrated to indicate fractional divisions of the main scale
    vernier scale.

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microscopist

  • noun a scientist who specializes in research with the use of microscopes

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angulate

  • verb make or become angular
  • adjective having angles or an angular shape
    angular.

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applied

  • adjective concerned with concrete problems or data rather than with fundamental principles
    • applied physics
    • applied psychology
    • technical problems in medicine, engineering, economics and other applied disciplines"- Sidney Hook
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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tenens

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quantic

  • noun a homogeneous polynomial having at least two variables

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locum_tenens

  • noun someone (physician or clergyman) who substitutes temporarily for another member of the same profession
    locum.

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quadratics

  • noun a branch of algebra dealing with quadratic equations
  • noun an equation in which the highest power of an unknown quantity is a square
    quadratic equation; quadratic.

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fractal

  • noun (mathematics) a geometric pattern that is repeated at every scale and so cannot be represented by classical geometry

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convexity

  • noun the property possessed by a convex shape
    convexness.
  • noun a shape that curves or bulges outward
    convex shape.

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biometry

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

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investigator

  • noun a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
    researcher; research worker.
  • noun someone who investigates

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loeb

  • noun United States physiologist (born in Germany) who did research on parthenogenesis (1859-1924)
    Jacques Loeb.

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bacon

  • noun back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried
  • noun English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292)
    Roger Bacon.

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isoclinic

  • adjective satellite having equal magnetic inclinations
    isoclinal.

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square_block

  • noun a block in the (approximate) shape of a cube
    cube.

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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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succession

  • noun a following of one thing after another in time
    chronological succession; chronological sequence; successiveness; sequence.
    • the doctor saw a sequence of patients
  • noun a group of people or things arranged or following in order
    • a succession of stalls offering soft drinks
    • a succession of failures

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roundness

  • noun the fullness of a tone of voice
    rotundity.
    • there is a musky roundness to his wordiness
  • noun the quality of being round numbers
    • he gave us the results in round numbers, but their roundness didn't affect the point he was making

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hess

  • noun English pianist (1890-1965)
    Dame Myra Hess.
  • noun Swiss physiologist noted for studies of the brain (1881-1973)
    Walter Hess; Walter Rudolf Hess.

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crookedness

  • noun a tortuous and twisted shape or position
    tortuousness; contortion; tortuosity; torsion.
    • they built a tree house in the tortuosities of its boughs
    • the acrobat performed incredible contortions
  • noun having or distinguished by crooks or curves or bends or angles

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charter

  • noun a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights; includes the articles of incorporation and the certificate of incorporation
  • noun a contract to hire or lease transportation

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hemodynamics

  • noun the branch of physiology that studies the circulation of the blood and the forces involved

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tectonics

  • noun the science of architecture
    architectonics.
  • noun the branch of geology studying the folding and faulting of the earth's crust
    plate tectonics; plate tectonic theory.

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direct

  • verb command with authority
    • He directed the children to do their homework
  • verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    aim; point; place; target.
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

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approximation

  • noun an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    estimate; estimation; idea.
    • an estimate of what it would cost
    • a rough idea how long it would take
  • noun the quality of coming near to identity (especially close in quantity)

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second

  • noun 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    sec; s.
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; minute.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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exchangeable

  • adjective suitable to be exchanged
  • adjective capable of being exchanged for or replaced by something of equal value
    convertible.
    • convertible securities

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rigorous

  • adjective satellite rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard
    strict.
    • rigorous application of the law
    • a strict vegetarian
  • adjective satellite demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
    tight; stringent.
    • rigorous discipline
    • tight security
    • stringent safety measures

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homologize

  • verb be homologous
    • A person's arms homologize with a quadruped's forelimbs
  • verb make homologous
    homologise.

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cigar_box

  • noun a box for holding cigars

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home_economics

  • noun theory and practice of homemaking
    household arts; home ec; domestic science.

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voluminous

  • adjective satellite large in volume or bulk
    • a voluminous skirt
  • adjective satellite marked by repeated turns and bends
    twisty; tortuous; twisting; winding.
    • a tortuous road up the mountain
    • winding roads are full of surprises
    • had to steer the car down a twisty track

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hamilton

  • noun Irish mathematician (1806-1865)
    William Rowan Hamilton; Sir William Rowan Hamilton.
  • noun English beauty who was the mistress of Admiral Nelson (1765-1815)
    Lady Emma Hamilton; Amy Lyon.

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domeykite

(Min.) A massive mineral of tin-white or steel-gray color, an arsenide of copper.

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life_science

  • noun any of the branches of natural science dealing with the structure and behavior of living organisms
    bioscience.

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hipparchus

  • noun Greek astronomer and mathematician who discovered the precession of the equinoxes and made the first known star chart and is said to have invented trigonometry (second century BC)

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solidness

  • noun the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape
    solid; solid state.
  • noun the consistency of a solid
    solidity.

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tie-up

  • noun a social or business relationship
    affiliation; association; tie.
    • a valuable financial affiliation
    • he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team
    • many close associations with England
  • noun an interruption of normal activity
    standstill; stand.

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kindred

  • noun group of people related by blood or marriage
    clan; tribe; kin group; kin; kinship group.
  • adjective satellite similar in quality or character
    akin.
    • a feeling akin to terror
    • kindred souls
    • the amateur is closely related to the collector

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anthropology

  • noun the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings

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rotundness

  • noun the roundness of a 3-dimensional object
    sphericity; sphericalness; globularness; globosity; rotundity.

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cubical

  • adjective satellite shaped like a cube
    cube-shaped; cuboidal; cuboid; cubelike; cubiform.

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contraction

  • noun (physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber)
    muscular contraction; muscle contraction.
  • noun the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together
    condensation; compression.
    • the contraction of a gas on cooling

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klein

  • noun German mathematician who created the Klein bottle (1849-1925)
    Felix Klein.
  • noun United States psychoanalyst (born in Austria) who was the first to specialize in the psychoanalysis of small children (1882-1960)
    Melanie Klein.

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synchronic

  • adjective occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase
    synchronal; synchronous.
    • recovery was synchronous with therapy"- Jour.A.M.A.
    • a synchronous set of clocks
    • the synchronous action of a bird's wings in flight
    • synchronous oscillations
  • adjective concerned with phenomena (especially language) at a particular period without considering historical antecedents
    • synchronic linguistics

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taper

  • noun a convex shape that narrows toward a point
  • noun the property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone)

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economics

  • noun the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
    economic science; political economy.

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symmetrical

  • adjective having similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding parts
    symmetric.
  • adjective satellite exhibiting equivalence or correspondence among constituents of an entity or between different entities
    harmonious; proportionate.

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peirce

  • noun United States mathematician and astronomer remembered for his studies of Uranus and Saturn and Neptune (1809-1880)
    Benjamin Peirce.
  • noun United States philosopher and logician; pioneer of pragmatism (1839-1914)
    Charles Sanders Peirce; Charles Peirce.

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box-shaped

  • adjective satellite resembling a box in rectangularity
    boxlike; boxy.

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identity_operator

  • noun an operator that leaves unchanged the element on which it operates
    identity element; identity.
    • the identity under numerical multiplication is 1

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divide

  • noun a serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility)
  • noun a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
    water parting; watershed.

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pruriency

  • noun feeling morbid sexual desire or a propensity to lewdness
    lasciviousness; lubricity; prurience; carnality.

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harvey

  • noun English physician and scientist who described the circulation of the blood; he later proposed that all animals originate from an ovum produced by the female of the species (1578-1657)
    William Harvey.

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psychological

  • adjective satellite mental or emotional as opposed to physical in nature
    • give psychological support
    • psychological warfare
  • adjective of or relating to or determined by psychology
    • psychological theories

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prurience

  • noun feeling morbid sexual desire or a propensity to lewdness
    pruriency; lasciviousness; lubricity; carnality.

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cogency

  • noun persuasive relevance
  • noun the quality of being valid and rigorous
    rigor; rigour; validity.

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linguistic_scientist

  • noun a specialist in linguistics
    linguist.

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music

  • noun an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
  • noun any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds
    euphony.
    • he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes

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strike

  • noun a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
    work stoppage.
    • the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled
  • noun an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective
    • the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn

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type

  • noun a subdivision of a particular kind of thing
    • what type of sculpture do you prefer?
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; eccentric; character.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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quartic_polynomial

  • noun a polynomial of the fourth degree
    biquadratic; biquadratic polynomial.

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playbox

  • noun a box for a child's toys and personal things (especially at a boarding school)
    play-box.

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standardized

  • adjective satellite brought into conformity with a standard
    standardised.
    • standardized education
  • verb cause to conform to standard or norm
    standardise; standardize.
    • The weights and measures were standardized

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cross_hair

  • noun either of two fine mutually perpendicular lines that cross in the focus plane of an optical instrument and are use for sighting or calibration
    cross wire.
    • he had the target in his cross hairs

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applied_psychology

  • noun any of several branches of psychology that seek to apply psychological principles to practical problems of education or industry or marketing etc.
    industrial psychology.

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curvature

  • noun (medicine) a curving or bending; often abnormal
    • curvature of the spine
  • noun the rate of change (at a point) of the angle between a curve and a tangent to the curve

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meteorologist

  • noun a specialist who studies processes in the earth's atmosphere that cause weather conditions

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computational_linguistics

  • noun the use of computers for linguistic research and applications

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letter_box

  • noun a numbered compartment in a post office where mail is put to be called for
    Post-Office box; POB; call box; PO Box.
  • noun public box for deposit of mail
    postbox; mailbox.

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coextensive

  • adjective satellite being of equal extent or scope or duration
    conterminous; coterminous.

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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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gregory_pincus

  • noun United States sexual physiologist whose hunch that progesterone could block ovulation led to the development of the oral contraceptive pill (1903-1967)
    Gregory Goodwin Pincus; Pincus.

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sir_charles_scott_sherrington

  • noun English physiologist who conducted research on reflex action (1857-1952)
    Sherrington.

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equilateral

  • noun a figure whose sides are all equal
  • adjective satellite having all sides or faces equal

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play-box

  • noun a box for a child's toys and personal things (especially at a boarding school)
    playbox.

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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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akin

  • adjective satellite similar in quality or character
    kindred.
    • a feeling akin to terror
    • kindred souls
    • the amateur is closely related to the collector
  • adjective satellite related by blood
    cognate; blood-related; consanguine; kin; consanguineal; consanguineous.

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arccotangent

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

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household

  • noun a social unit living together
    house; menage; family; home.
    • he moved his family to Virginia
    • It was a good Christian household
    • I waited until the whole house was asleep
    • the teacher asked how many people made up his home

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surveyor

  • noun an engineer who determines the boundaries and elevations of land or structures
  • noun someone who conducts a statistical survey

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six-pack

  • noun a carton containing six bottles or cans
    six pack; sixpack.

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karl_friedrich_gauss

  • noun German mathematician who developed the theory of numbers and who applied mathematics to electricity and magnetism and astronomy and geodesy (1777-1855)
    Karl Gauss; Gauss.

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isothermal

  • adjective satellite of a process or change taking place at constant temperature

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pure_mathematics

  • noun the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness

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andrei_markov

  • noun Russian mathematician (1856-1922)
    Markov; Markoff; Andre Markoff.

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hod

  • noun an open box attached to a long pole handle; bricks or mortar are carried on the shoulder

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topographical

  • adjective concerned with topography
    topographic.
    • a topographical engineer
    • a topographical survey
    • topographic maps

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song

  • noun a short musical composition with words
    vocal.
    • a successful musical must have at least three good songs
  • noun a distinctive or characteristic sound
    • the song of bullets was in the air
    • the song of the wind
    • the wheels sang their song as the train rocketed ahead

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machine

  • noun any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  • noun an efficient person
    • the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine

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veblen

  • noun United States economist who wrote about conspicuous consumption (1857-1929)
    Thorstein Veblen; Thorstein Bunde Veblen.
  • noun United States mathematician (1880-1960)
    Oswald Veblen.

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economic_science

  • noun the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
    political economy; economics.

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scientific_discipline

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    science.
    • the science of genetics

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dialect

  • noun the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people
    accent; idiom.
    • the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English
    • he has a strong German accent
    • it has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy

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thermodynamic

  • adjective of or concerned with thermodynamics
    thermodynamical.
    • the thermodynamic limit

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after

  • adjective satellite located farther aft
  • adverb happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
    afterwards; later; later on; subsequently; afterward.
    • he apologized subsequently
    • he's going to the store but he'll be back here later
    • it didn't happen until afterward
    • two hours after that

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ivan_pavlov

  • noun Russian physiologist who observed conditioned salivary responses in dogs (1849-1936)
    Pavlov; Ivan Petrovich Pavlov.

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equaliser

  • noun electronic equipment that reduces frequency distortion
    equalizer.
  • noun a weight that balances another weight
    counterpoise; equalizer; counterweight; counterbalance; balance.

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historical_linguistics

  • noun the study of linguistic change
    diachrony; diachronic linguistics.
    • the synchrony and diachrony of language

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lap

  • noun the upper side of the thighs of a seated person
    • he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap
  • noun an area of control or responsibility
    • the job fell right in my lap

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opposite_number

  • noun a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another
    counterpart; vis-a-vis.

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third

  • noun one of three equal parts of a divisible whole
    tierce; one-third.
    • it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the third of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)
    third base.
    • he is playing third

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caisson

  • noun an ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome
    lacuna; coffer.
  • noun a two-wheeled military vehicle carrying artillery ammunition

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cylindricality

  • noun the roundness of a 3-dimensional cylinder
    cylindricalness.

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comparative_psychology

  • noun the branch of psychology concerned with the behavior of animals
    animal psychology.

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chemical_science

  • noun the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
    chemistry.

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correlation

  • noun a reciprocal relation between two or more things
    correlativity.
  • noun a statistic representing how closely two variables co-vary; it can vary from -1 (perfect negative correlation) through 0 (no correlation) to +1 (perfect positive correlation)
    coefficient of correlation; correlation coefficient.
    • what is the correlation between those two variables?

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wing

  • noun a movable organ for flying (one of a pair)
  • noun one of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane

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wind

  • noun air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    air current; current of air.
    • trees bent under the fierce winds
    • when there is no wind, row
    • the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere
  • noun a tendency or force that influences events
    • the winds of change

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over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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proportionate

  • adjective being in due proportion
    • proportionate representation of a minority group
  • adjective satellite agreeing in amount, magnitude, or degree

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carnal

  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; sensual; animal.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice
  • adjective of or relating to the body or flesh
    • carnal remains

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unequalised

  • adjective satellite not caused to be equal
    unequalized.

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hero

  • noun a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength
    • RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain
  • noun the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem

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al-haytham

  • noun an Egyptian polymath (born in Iraq) whose research in geometry and optics was influential into the 17th century; established experiments as the norm of proof in physics (died in 1040)
    Al-Hasan ibn al-Haytham; Ibn al-Haytham; Alhacen; Alhazen.

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personal

  • noun a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
  • adjective concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
    • a personal favor
    • for your personal use
    • personal papers
    • I have something personal to tell you
    • a personal God
    • he has his personal bank account and she has hers

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nikolai_ivanovich_lobachevsky

  • noun Russian mathematician who independently discovered non-Euclidean geometry (1792-1856)
    Lobachevsky.

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carton

  • noun the quantity contained in a carton
    cartonful.
  • noun a box made of cardboard; opens by flaps on top

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tuck_box

  • noun a box for storing eatables (especially at boarding school)

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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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safe

  • noun strongbox where valuables can be safely kept
  • noun a ventilated or refrigerated cupboard for securing provisions from pests

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coffer

  • noun an ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome
    lacuna; caisson.
  • noun a chest especially for storing valuables

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spitting_image

  • noun a perfect likeness or counterpart

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thumbnut

  • noun a threaded nut with winglike projections for thumb and forefinger leverage in turning
    butterfly nut; wing screw; wing nut; wing-nut.

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affiliate

  • noun a subordinate or subsidiary associate; a person who is affiliated with another or with an organization
  • noun a subsidiary or subordinate organization that is affiliated with another organization
    • network affiliates

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fitness

  • noun the quality of being suitable
    fittingness.
    • they had to prove their fitness for the position
  • noun good physical condition; being in shape or in condition
    physical fitness.

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wing-nut

  • noun any tree of the genus Pterocarya; fruit is a small winged nutlet; Caucasus to southeastern Asia
    wing nut.
  • noun a threaded nut with winglike projections for thumb and forefinger leverage in turning
    butterfly nut; thumbnut; wing screw; wing nut.

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toy_chest

  • noun chest for storage of toys
    toy box.

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concord

  • noun a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole
    concordance; harmony.
  • noun capital of the state of New Hampshire; located in south central New Hampshire on the Merrimack river
    capital of New Hampshire.

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series

  • noun similar things placed in order or happening one after another
    • they were investigating a series of bank robberies
  • noun a serialized set of programs
    serial.
    • a comedy series
    • the Masterworks concert series

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prescriptive_linguistics

  • noun an account of how a language should be used instead of how it is actually used; a prescription for the `correct' phonology and morphology and syntax and semantics

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awry

  • adjective satellite turned or twisted toward one side
    skew-whiff; lopsided; wonky; askew; cockeyed.
    • a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry"- G.K.Chesterton
    • his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff
  • adjective satellite not functioning properly
    amiss; wrong; haywire.
    • something is amiss
    • has gone completely haywire
    • something is wrong with the engine

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extract

  • noun a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
    infusion.
  • noun a passage selected from a larger work
    excerption; selection; excerpt.
    • he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings

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computing_machine

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer; computer.

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hooked

  • adjective satellite curved down like an eagle's beak
    aquiline.
  • verb fasten with a hook
    hook.

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fellowship

  • noun an association of people who share common beliefs or activities
    family.
    • the message was addressed not just to employees but to every member of the company family
    • the church welcomed new members into its fellowship
  • noun the state of being with someone
    company; companionship; society.
    • he missed their company
    • he enjoyed the society of his friends

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size

  • noun the physical magnitude of something (how big it is)
    • a wolf is about the size of a large dog
  • noun the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)
    • he wears a size 13 shoe

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stringer

  • noun a member of a squad on a team
    • a first stringer
    • a second stringer
  • noun a worker who strings
    • a stringer of beads

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pierre_de_fermat

  • noun French mathematician who founded number theory; contributed (with Pascal) to the theory of probability (1601-1665)
    Fermat.

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linear

  • adjective designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
    additive.
  • adjective of or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension
    one-dimensional.
    • a linear measurement

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associate

  • noun a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor
    • he had to consult his associate before continuing
  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    familiar; comrade; fellow; companion.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms

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matthias_schleiden

  • noun German physiologist and histologist who in 1838 formulated the cell theory (1804-1881)
    Schleiden; M. J. Schleiden.

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non-euclidean_geometry

  • noun (mathematics) geometry based on axioms different from Euclid's
    • non-Euclidean geometries discard or replace one or more of the Euclidean axioms

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formation

  • noun an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit
    • a defensive formation
    • a formation of planes
  • noun the act of fabricating something in a particular shape
    shaping.

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exponential_function

  • noun a function in which an independent variable appears as an exponent
    exponential.

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collation

  • noun a light informal meal
    bite; snack.
  • noun assembling in proper numerical or logical sequence

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estimate

  • noun an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    approximation; estimation; idea.
    • an estimate of what it would cost
    • a rough idea how long it would take
  • noun a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
    estimation.
    • many factors are involved in any estimate of human life
    • in my estimation the boy is innocent

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bridge_partner

  • noun one of a pair of bridge players who are on the same side of the game

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self-referent

  • adjective satellite referring back to itself
    reflexive.

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lobachevsky

  • noun Russian mathematician who independently discovered non-Euclidean geometry (1792-1856)
    Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky.

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identity_element

  • noun an operator that leaves unchanged the element on which it operates
    identity operator; identity.
    • the identity under numerical multiplication is 1

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knobbed

  • adjective satellite used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots
    gnarly; gnarled; knotted; knotty.
    • gnarled and knotted hands
    • a knobbed stick

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third-dimensionality

  • noun the property of having three dimensions
    three-dimensionality.

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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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fourier_analysis

  • noun analysis of a periodic function into a sum of simple sinusoidal components
    harmonic analysis.

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industrial

  • adjective of or relating to or resulting from industry
    • industrial output
  • adjective having highly developed industries
    • the industrial revolution
    • an industrial nation

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august_ferdinand_mobius

  • noun German mathematician responsible for the Mobius strip (1790-1868)
    Mobius; August F. Mobius.

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grade

  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    course; class; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    tier; level.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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numerical_analysis

  • noun (mathematics) the branch of mathematics that studies algorithms for approximating solutions to problems in the infinitesimal calculus

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rank

  • noun a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another
    • the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen
  • noun relative status
    • his salary was determined by his rank and seniority

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warped

  • adjective satellite used especially of timbers or boards; bent out of shape usually by moisture
    • the floors were warped and cracked
  • verb make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
    warp; falsify; distort; garble.

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radiologic_technologist

  • noun a scientist trained in radiological technology

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medical_scientist

  • noun a scientist who studies disease processes

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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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coetaneous

  • adjective satellite of the same period
    coeval; contemporaneous.

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toy

  • noun an artifact designed to be played with
    plaything.
  • noun a nonfunctional replica of something else (frequently used as a modifier)
    • a toy stove

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johannes_evangelista_purkinje

  • noun Bohemian physiologist remembered for his discovery of Purkinje cells and the Purkinje network (1787-1869)
    Jan Evangelista Purkinje; Purkinje.

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information_science

  • noun the sciences concerned with gathering, manipulating, storing, retrieving, and classifying recorded information
    informatics; IP; information processing.

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johann_bernoulli

  • noun Swiss mathematician (1667-1748)
    John Bernoulli; Bernoulli; Jean Bernoulli.

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calculus_of_variations

  • noun the calculus of maxima and minima of definite integrals

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analytic_geometry

  • noun the use of algebra to study geometric properties; operates on symbols defined in a coordinate system
    analytical geometry; coordinate geometry.

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tool

  • noun an implement used in the practice of a vocation
  • noun the means whereby some act is accomplished
    instrument.
    • my greed was the instrument of my destruction
    • science has given us new tools to fight disease

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coterminous

  • adjective satellite being of equal extent or scope or duration
    coextensive; conterminous.

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cereal

  • noun grass whose starchy grains are used as food: wheat; rice; rye; oats; maize; buckwheat; millet
    cereal grass.
  • noun foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
    food grain; grain.

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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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safe-deposit_box

  • noun a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables
    safety deposit box; deposit box; safety-deposit; safe-deposit; lockbox.

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meteorology

  • noun predicting what the weather will be
    weather forecasting.
  • noun the earth science dealing with phenomena of the atmosphere (especially weather)

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jean_bernoulli

  • noun Swiss mathematician (1667-1748)
    John Bernoulli; Bernoulli; Johann Bernoulli.

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confrere

  • noun a person who is member of one's class or profession
    colleague; fellow.
    • the surgeon consulted his colleagues
    • he sent e-mail to his fellow hackers

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diachrony

  • noun the study of linguistic change
    historical linguistics; diachronic linguistics.
    • the synchrony and diachrony of language

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threshold_function

  • noun a function that takes the value 1 if a specified function of the arguments exceeds a given threshold and 0 otherwise

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bridge

  • noun a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
    span.
  • noun a circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected
    bridge circuit.

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data_processor

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    computing machine; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer; computer.

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similitude

  • noun similarity in appearance or character or nature between persons or things
    alikeness; likeness.
    • man created God in his own likeness
  • noun a duplicate copy
    counterpart; twin.

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domestic_science

  • noun theory and practice of homemaking
    household arts; home ec; home economics.

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spectrum

  • noun an ordered array of the components of an emission or wave
  • noun a broad range of related objects or values or qualities or ideas or activities

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johann_muller

  • noun German mathematician and astronomer (1436-1476)
    Regiomontanus; Muller.

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stunt_woman

  • noun a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts
    stunt man; double.
    • his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable

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strength

  • noun the property of being physically or mentally strong
    • fatigue sapped his strength
  • noun capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war
    military posture; military capability; military strength; posture.
    • we faced an army of great strength
    • politicians have neglected our military posture

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chest

  • noun the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
    pectus; thorax.
  • noun box with a lid; used for storage; usually large and sturdy

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hatch

  • noun the production of young from an egg
    hatching.
  • noun shading consisting of multiple crossing lines
    crosshatch; hachure; hatching.

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metallurgist

  • noun an engineer trained in the extraction and refining and alloying and fabrication of metals
    metallurgical engineer.

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assonance

  • noun the repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of successive words
    vowel rhyme.

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isotonic

  • adjective (used of solutions) having the same or equal osmotic pressure
    isosmotic.
  • adjective relating to or characterized by the equal intervals of a musical scale
    • isotonic tuning

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even

  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    eventide; evening; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
  • verb make level or straight
    even out; level; flush.
    • level the ground

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object

  • noun a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow
    physical object.
    • it was full of rackets, balls and other objects
  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    aim; objective; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children

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line_drawing

  • noun a drawing of the outlines of forms or objects
    depiction; delineation; limning.

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staff_line

  • noun any of the 5 horizontal marks comprising a staff

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regular

  • noun a regular patron
    fixture; habitue.
    • an habitue of the racetrack
    • a bum who is a Central Park fixture
  • noun a soldier in the regular army

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letter

  • noun a written message addressed to a person or organization
    missive.
    • mailed an indignant letter to the editor
  • noun the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
    alphabetic character; letter of the alphabet.
    • his grandmother taught him his letters

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sensualism

  • noun desire for sensual pleasures
    sensuality; sensualness.
  • noun (philosophy) the ethical doctrine that feeling is the only criterion for what is good
    sensationalism.

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briquet

  • noun a block made from charcoal or coal dust and burned as fuel
    briquette.

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homophony

  • noun the same pronunciation for words of different origins
  • noun part music with one dominant voice (in a homophonic style)

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medical

  • noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    checkup; medical checkup; health check; medical examination; medical exam.
  • adjective relating to the study or practice of medicine
    • the medical profession
    • a medical student
    • medical school

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metal

  • noun any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
    metallic element.
  • noun a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
    alloy.
    • brass is an alloy of zinc and copper

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hoagland

  • noun United States physiologist (1899-1982)
    Hudson Hoagland.

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lubricity

  • noun feeling morbid sexual desire or a propensity to lewdness
    pruriency; lasciviousness; prurience; carnality.

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homophone

  • noun two words are homophones if they are pronounced the same way but differ in meaning or spelling or both (e.g. bare and bear)

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deposit_box

  • noun a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables
    safety deposit box; safe-deposit box; safety-deposit; safe-deposit; lockbox.

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reserve

  • noun formality and propriety of manner
    modesty.
  • noun something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose
    stockpile; backlog.

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four-spot

  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
    four.

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stand_in

  • verb be a substitute
    fill in; sub; substitute.
    • The young teacher had to substitute for the sick colleague
    • The skim milk substitutes for cream--we are on a strict diet

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gauge

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
    gage.
  • noun accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared
    standard of measurement.

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calculable

  • adjective capable of being calculated or estimated
    • a calculable risk
    • calculable odds

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earth

  • noun the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
    globe; world.
    • the Earth moves around the sun
    • he sailed around the world
  • noun the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
    ground.
    • they dug into the earth outside the church

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alan_mathison_turing

  • noun English mathematician who conceived of the Turing machine and broke German codes during World War II (1912-1954)
    Turing; Alan Turing.

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sphericity

  • noun the roundness of a 3-dimensional object
    sphericalness; globularness; globosity; rotundness; rotundity.

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photographic

  • adjective relating to photography or obtained by using photography
    • photographic equipment
  • adjective satellite representing people or nature with the exactness and fidelity of a photograph

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comparable_to

  • adjective satellite worthy of comparison; as good as
    • at that moment nothing in the world seemed comparable to sleep

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dullness

  • noun the quality of being slow to understand
    obtuseness.
  • noun the quality of lacking interestingness
    • the stories were of a dullness to bring a buffalo to its knees

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c._h._best

  • noun Canadian physiologist (born in the United States) who assisted F. G. Banting in research leading to the discovery of insulin (1899-1978)
    Charles Herbert Best; Best.

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cryptography

  • noun the science of analyzing and deciphering codes and ciphers and cryptograms
    cryptanalytics; cryptology; cryptanalysis.
  • noun act of writing in code or cipher
    steganography; coding; secret writing.

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three-dimensionality

  • noun the property of having three dimensions
    third-dimensionality.

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windblown

  • adjective satellite used especially of trees; growing in a shape determined by the prevailing winds

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wedding

  • noun the social event at which the ceremony of marriage is performed
    hymeneals; wedding ceremony; nuptials.
  • noun the act of marrying; the nuptial ceremony
    marriage; marriage ceremony.
    • their marriage was conducted in the chapel

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toolbox

  • noun a box or chest or cabinet for holding hand tools
    tool case; tool cabinet; tool chest.

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chronological

  • adjective relating to or arranged according to temporal order
    • chronological age

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bar

  • noun a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
    taproom; barroom; saloon; ginmill.
    • he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar
  • noun a counter where you can obtain food or drink
    • he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar

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stratification

  • noun the act or process or arranging persons into classes or social strata
  • noun the condition of being arranged in social strata or classes within a group
    social stratification.

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hair_stroke

  • noun a very fine line in writing or printing

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agrobiological

  • adjective of or pertaining to agrobiology
    agrobiologic.

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analytical

  • adjective using or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles)
    analytic.
    • an analytic experiment
    • an analytic approach
    • a keenly analytic man
    • analytical reasoning
    • an analytical mind
  • adjective of a proposition that is necessarily true independent of fact or experience
    analytic.
    • `all spinsters are unmarried' is an analytic proposition

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linguist

  • noun a specialist in linguistics
    linguistic scientist.
  • noun a person who speaks more than one language
    polyglot.

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nut

  • noun usually large hard-shelled seed
  • noun Egyptian goddess of the sky

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naturalness

  • noun the quality of being natural or based on natural principles
    • he accepted the naturalness of death
    • the spontaneous naturalness of his manner
  • noun the quality of innocent naivete
    artlessness; ingenuousness; innocence.

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parabolic_geometry

  • noun (mathematics) geometry based on Euclid's axioms
    Euclidean geometry; elementary geometry.

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bier

  • noun a coffin along with its stand
    • we followed the bier to the graveyard
  • noun a stand to support a corpse or a coffin prior to burial

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tantamount

  • adjective satellite being essentially equal to something
    equivalent.
    • it was as good as gold
    • a wish that was equivalent to a command
    • his statement was tantamount to an admission of guilt

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approach

  • noun ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation
    plan of attack; attack.
    • his approach to every problem is to draw up a list of pros and cons
    • an attack on inflation
    • his plan of attack was misguided
  • noun the act of drawing spatially closer to something
    coming; approaching.
    • the hunter's approach scattered the geese

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huxley

  • noun English physiologist who, with Alan Hodgkin, discovered the role of potassium and sodium ions in the transmission of the nerve impulse (born in 1917)
    Andrew Fielding Huxley; Andrew Huxley.
  • noun English writer; grandson of Thomas Huxley who is remembered mainly for his depiction of a scientifically controlled utopia (1894-1963)
    Aldous Huxley; Aldous Leonard Huxley.

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leonhard_euler

  • noun Swiss mathematician (1707-1783)
    Euler.

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embed

  • verb fix or set securely or deeply
    plant; implant; imbed; engraft.
    • He planted a knee in the back of his opponent
    • The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum
  • verb attach to, as a journalist to a military unit when reporting on a war
    • The young reporter was embedded with the Third Division

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nature

  • noun the essential qualities or characteristics by which something is recognized
    • it is the nature of fire to burn
    • the true nature of jealousy
  • noun a causal agent creating and controlling things in the universe
    • the laws of nature
    • nature has seen to it that men are stronger than women

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spherical_trigonometry

  • noun (mathematics) the trigonometry of spherical triangles

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claude_bernard

  • noun French physiologist noted for research on secretions of the alimentary canal and the glycogenic function of the liver (1813-1878)
    Bernard.

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rime

  • noun ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
    hoarfrost; hoar; frost.
  • noun correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds)
    rhyme.

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leger_line

  • noun a short line; a notation for extending the range above or below the staff
    ledger line.

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agrobiology

  • noun the study of plant nutrition and growth especially as a way to increase crop yield

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topology

  • noun topographic study of a given place (especially the history of the place as indicated by its topography)
    • Greenland's topology has been shaped by the glaciers of the ice age
  • noun the study of anatomy based on regions or divisions of the body and emphasizing the relations between various structures (muscles and nerves and arteries etc.) in that region
    regional anatomy; topographic anatomy.

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cos

  • noun ratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle
    cosine.
  • noun lettuce with long dark-green leaves in a loosely packed elongated head
    romaine; cos lettuce; romaine lettuce.

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oceanographer

  • noun a scientist who studies physical and biological aspects of the seas

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alan_lloyd_hodgkin

  • noun English physiologist who, with Andrew Huxley, discovered the role of potassium and sodium atoms in the transmission of the nerve impulse (1914-1998)
    Sir Alan Hodgkin; Hodgkin; Alan Hodgkin.

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askew

  • adjective satellite turned or twisted toward one side
    skew-whiff; lopsided; wonky; cockeyed; awry.
    • a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry"- G.K.Chesterton
    • his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff
  • adverb turned or twisted to one side
    skew-whiff; awry.
    • rugs lying askew
    • with his necktie twisted awry

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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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fine_structure

  • noun the presence of groups of closely spaced spectrum lines observed in the atomic spectrum of certain elements
    • the fine structure results from slightly different energy levels

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unsymmetrical

  • adjective satellite lacking symmetry
    unsymmetric.
  • adjective satellite having unsymmetrical parts or unequal dimensions or measurements
    anisometric.

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pardner

  • noun an associate in an activity or endeavor or sphere of common interest
    collaborator; partner; cooperator.
    • the musician and the librettist were collaborators
    • sexual partners

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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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lick

  • noun a salt deposit that animals regularly lick
    salt lick.
  • noun touching with the tongue
    lap.
    • the dog's laps were warm and wet

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polynomial

  • noun a mathematical function that is the sum of a number of terms
    multinomial.
  • adjective having the character of a polynomial
    multinomial.
    • a polynomial expression

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cube-shaped

  • adjective satellite shaped like a cube
    cuboidal; cuboid; cubelike; cubiform; cubical.

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three

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips
    trey.

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lobular

  • adjective of or relating to or resembling a lobule

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lineation

  • noun the line that appears to bound an object
    outline.
  • noun the act of marking or outlining with lines

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einthoven

  • noun Dutch physiologist who devised the first electrocardiograph (1860-1927)
    Willem Einthoven.

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exactness

  • noun the quality of being exact
    exactitude.
    • he demanded exactness in all details
    • a man of great exactitude

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zirkelite

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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cotangent

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

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worker

  • noun a person who works at a specific occupation
    • he is a good worker
  • noun a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
    proletarian; prole.
    • workers of the world--unite!

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lift

  • noun the act of giving temporary assistance
  • noun the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
    aerodynamic lift.

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contour_line

  • noun a line drawn on a map connecting points of equal height
    contour.

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child

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
    kid.
    • they had three children
    • they were able to send their kids to college

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one-spot

  • noun a domino or die whose upward face shows one pip

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jan_evangelista_purkinje

  • noun Bohemian physiologist remembered for his discovery of Purkinje cells and the Purkinje network (1787-1869)
    Johannes Evangelista Purkinje; Purkinje.

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proxemics

  • noun the study of spatial distances between individuals in different cultures and situations

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harshness

  • noun the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions
    abrasiveness; scratchiness.
  • noun the quality of being unpleasant (harsh or rough or grating) to the senses
    roughness.

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inverse_tangent

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

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transformation

  • noun a qualitative change
    shift; transmutation.
  • noun (mathematics) a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system

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euclidean

  • adjective relating to geometry as developed by Euclid
    euclidian.
    • Euclidian geometry

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balance

  • noun a state of equilibrium
  • noun equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

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sir_alan_hodgkin

  • noun English physiologist who, with Andrew Huxley, discovered the role of potassium and sodium atoms in the transmission of the nerve impulse (1914-1998)
    Hodgkin; Alan Lloyd Hodgkin; Alan Hodgkin.

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equator

  • noun an imaginary line around the Earth forming the great circle that is equidistant from the north and south poles
    • the equator is the boundary between the northern and southern hemispheres
  • noun a circle dividing a sphere or other surface into two usually equal and symmetrical parts

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proportionateness

  • noun the relation of corresponding in degree or size or amount
    correspondence; commensurateness.

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player

  • noun a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
    participant.
  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    musician; instrumentalist.

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waviness

  • noun (of hair) a tendency to curl
    curliness.
  • noun unevenness produced by waves or wrinkles

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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comparative

  • noun the comparative form of an adjective or adverb
    comparative degree.
    • `faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast'
    • `less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous'
    • `more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'
  • adjective relating to or based on or involving comparison
    • comparative linguistics

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substantialness

  • noun the quality of being substantial or having substance
    solidness; substantiality.

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severity

  • noun used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather
    badness; severeness.
  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; severeness; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; asperity; grimness.
    • the asperity of northern winters

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arc_secant

  • noun the inverse function of the secant; the angle that has a secant equal to a given number
    arcsec; arcsecant; inverse secant.

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concavity

  • noun a shape that curves or bends inward
    concave shape; incurvature; incurvation.
  • noun the property possessed by a concave shape
    concaveness.

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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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suchlike

  • adjective satellite of the same kind
    • a locker that usually contained paper, ink, and suchlike equipment

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numerical

  • adjective satellite measured or expressed in numbers
    numeric.
    • numerical value
    • the numerical superiority of the enemy
  • adjective of or relating to or denoting numbers
    numeral; numeric.
    • a numeral adjective

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leger

  • noun a record in which commercial accounts are recorded
    book; book of account; account book; ledger.
    • they got a subpoena to examine our books
  • noun French painter who was an early cubist (1881-1955)
    Fernand Leger.

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tangibility

  • noun the quality of being perceivable by touch
    tangibleness; palpability.

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tool_cabinet

  • noun a box or chest or cabinet for holding hand tools
    tool case; toolbox; tool chest.

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tesseract

  • noun the four-dimensional analogue of a cube

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andrew_fielding_huxley

  • noun English physiologist who, with Alan Hodgkin, discovered the role of potassium and sodium ions in the transmission of the nerve impulse (born in 1917)
    Andrew Huxley; Huxley.

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mathematical_relation

  • noun a relation between mathematical expressions (such as equality or inequality)

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experimental_psychology

  • noun the branch of psychology that uses experimental methods to study psychological issues
    psychonomics.

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biostatistics

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

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charles_herbert_best

  • noun Canadian physiologist (born in the United States) who assisted F. G. Banting in research leading to the discovery of insulin (1899-1978)
    C. H. Best; Best.

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karl_gauss

  • noun German mathematician who developed the theory of numbers and who applied mathematics to electricity and magnetism and astronomy and geodesy (1777-1855)
    Karl Friedrich Gauss; Gauss.

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psychometrics

  • noun any branch of psychology concerned with psychological measurements
    psychometry; psychometrika.

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topography

  • noun the configuration of a surface and the relations among its man-made and natural features
  • noun precise detailed study of the surface features of a region

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human

  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    human being; homo; man.
  • adjective characteristic of humanity
    • human nature

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projection

  • noun a prediction made by extrapolating from past observations
  • noun the projection of an image from a film onto a screen

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take_over

  • verb seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession
    assume; arrogate; usurp; seize.
    • He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town
    • he usurped my rights
    • She seized control of the throne after her husband died
  • verb take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities
    assume; take on; adopt.
    • When will the new President assume office?

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globularness

  • noun the roundness of a 3-dimensional object
    sphericity; sphericalness; globosity; rotundness; rotundity.

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board

  • noun a committee having supervisory powers
    • the board has seven members
  • noun a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
    plank.

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meteorologic

  • adjective of or pertaining to atmospheric phenomena, especially weather and weather conditions
    meteoric; meteorological.
    • meteorological factors
    • meteorological chart
    • meteoric (or meteorological) phenomena

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elevation

  • noun the event of something being raised upward
    lift; raising.
    • an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon
    • a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity
  • noun the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    superlative; pinnacle; acme; top; height; summit; peak; 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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pincus

  • noun United States sexual physiologist whose hunch that progesterone could block ovulation led to the development of the oral contraceptive pill (1903-1967)
    Gregory Goodwin Pincus; Gregory Pincus.

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boxer

  • noun someone who fights with his fists for sport
    pugilist.
  • noun a workman employed to pack things into containers
    packer; bagger.

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judge

  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    justice; jurist.
  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    evaluator.

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shadow

  • noun shade within clear boundaries
  • noun an unilluminated area
    dark; darkness.
    • he moved off into the darkness

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comparability

  • noun qualities that are comparable
    comparison; compare; equivalence.
    • no comparison between the two books
    • beyond compare

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ark

  • noun (Judaism) sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments
    Ark of the Covenant.
  • noun a boat built by Noah to save his family and animals from the flood

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pyx

  • noun a chest in which coins from the mint are held to await assay
    pix; pix chest; pyx chest.
  • noun any receptacle in which wafers for the Eucharist are kept
    pix.

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right

  • noun an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; it is something that nobody can take away"
    • they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights
    • Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt
    • a right is not something that somebody gives you
  • noun location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east
    • he stood on the right

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staff

  • noun personnel who assist their superior in carrying out an assigned task
    • the hospital has an excellent nursing staff
    • the general relied on his staff to make routine decisions
  • noun a strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose
    • he walked with the help of a wooden staff

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board_member

  • noun a member of a governing board

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reckoner

  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; estimator; computer; figurer.
  • noun a handbook of tables used to facilitate computation
    ready reckoner.

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affine_transformation

  • noun (mathematics) a transformation that is a combination of single transformations such as translation or rotation or reflection on an axis

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metallurgic

  • adjective of or relating to metallurgy
    metallurgical.
    • metallurgical engineer

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indistinguishability

  • noun exact sameness
    identicalness; identity.
    • they shared an identity of interests

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work_out

  • verb come up with
    work up.
    • His colleagues worked out his interesting idea
    • We worked up an ad for our client
  • verb happen in a certain way, leading to, producing, or resulting in a certain outcome, often well
    • Things worked out in an interesting way
    • Not everything worked out in the end and we were disappointed

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synoptical

  • adjective satellite presenting or taking the same point of view; used especially with regard to the first three gospels of the New Testament
    synoptic.
    • synoptic sayings

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luigi_galvani

  • noun Italian physiologist noted for his discovery that frogs' muscles contracted in an electric field (which led to the galvanic cell) (1737-1798)
    Galvani.

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cognitive_psychology

  • noun an approach to psychology that emphasizes internal mental processes

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ice

  • noun water frozen in the solid state
    water ice.
    • Americans like ice in their drinks
  • noun the frozen part of a body of water

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bayes

  • noun English mathematician for whom Bayes' theorem is named (1702-1761)
    Thomas Bayes.
  • verb utter in deep prolonged tones
    bay.

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cross_wire

  • noun either of two fine mutually perpendicular lines that cross in the focus plane of an optical instrument and are use for sighting or calibration
    cross hair.
    • he had the target in his cross hairs

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statistician

  • noun a mathematician who specializes in statistics
    mathematical statistician.
  • noun someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums)
    actuary.

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conformation

  • noun a symmetrical arrangement of the parts of a thing
  • noun any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
    shape; configuration; contour; form.
    • he could barely make out their shapes

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confrontation

  • noun a bold challenge
  • noun discord resulting from a clash of ideas or opinions

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substitution

  • noun an event in which one thing is substituted for another
    replacement; transposition; permutation; switch.
    • the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood
  • noun the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another: "he sent Smith in for Jones but the substitution came too late to help"
    exchange; commutation.

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peer

  • noun a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
    compeer; equal; match.
  • noun a nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage

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leibniz

  • noun German philosopher and mathematician who thought of the universe as consisting of independent monads and who devised a system of the calculus independent of Newton (1646-1716)
    Leibnitz; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz.

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townsman

  • noun a person from the same town as yourself
    • a fellow townsman
  • noun a resident of a town or city
    towner.

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cosecant

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

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best

  • noun the supreme effort one can make
    • they did their best
  • noun the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others
    topper.
    • he could beat the best of them

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variation

  • noun an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change
    fluctuation.
  • noun an activity that varies from a norm or standard
    variance.
    • any variation in his routine was immediately reported

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homogenization

  • noun the act of making something homogeneous or uniform in composition
    homogenisation.
    • the homogenization of cream
    • the network's homogenization of political news

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diachronic_linguistics

  • noun the study of linguistic change
    diachrony; historical linguistics.
    • the synchrony and diachrony of language

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nought

  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; zero; cipher; cypher.

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paintbox

  • noun a box containing a collection of cubes or tubes of artists' paint

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balanced

  • adjective being in a state of proper equilibrium
    • the carefully balanced seesaw
    • a properly balanced symphony orchestra
    • a balanced assessment of intellectual and cultural history
    • a balanced blend of whiskeys
    • the educated man shows a balanced development of all his powers
  • verb bring into balance or equilibrium
    equilibrate; equilibrise; equilibrize; balance.
    • She has to balance work and her domestic duties
    • balance the two weights

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descriptive_linguistics

  • noun a description (at a given point in time) of a language with respect to its phonology and morphology and syntax and semantics without value judgments

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half-and-half

  • noun half milk and half light cream; contains 10% to 18% butterfat
  • adjective satellite in equal parts
    • a half-and-half mixture

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cryptographer

  • noun decoder skilled in the analysis of codes and cryptograms
    cryptanalyst; cryptologist.

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natural_philosophy

  • noun the science of matter and energy and their interactions
    physics.
    • his favorite subject was physics

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altitude

  • noun elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface
    height.
    • the altitude gave her a headache
  • noun the perpendicular distance from the base of a geometric figure to the opposite vertex (or side if parallel)

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approximate

  • verb be close or similar
    come close.
    • Her results approximate my own
  • verb judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
    judge; estimate; guess; gauge.
    • I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds

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corporeal

  • adjective having material or physical form or substance
    material.
    • that which is created is of necessity corporeal and visible and tangible" - Benjamin Jowett
  • adjective satellite affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit
    corporal; somatic; bodily.
    • bodily needs
    • a corporal defect
    • corporeal suffering
    • a somatic symptom or somatic illness

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fraction

  • noun a component of a mixture that has been separated by a fractional process
  • noun a small part or item forming a piece of a whole

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wing_screw

  • noun a threaded nut with winglike projections for thumb and forefinger leverage in turning
    butterfly nut; thumbnut; wing nut; wing-nut.

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fork

  • noun cutlery used for serving and eating food
  • noun the act of branching out or dividing into branches
    branching; forking; ramification.

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form

  • noun the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
    descriptor; word form; signifier.
    • the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached
  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    sort; kind; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?

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inking_pad

  • noun a block of absorbent material saturated with ink; used to transfer ink evenly to a rubber stamp
    pad; inkpad; stamp pad.

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boole

  • noun English mathematician; creator of Boolean algebra (1815-1864)
    George Boole.

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topographic

  • adjective concerned with topography
    topographical.
    • a topographical engineer
    • a topographical survey
    • topographic maps

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minuteness

  • noun the property of being very small in size
    diminutiveness; weeness; petiteness; tininess.
    • hence the minuteness of detail in the painting
  • noun great precision; painstaking attention to details
    • he examined the essay with the greatest minuteness

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true

  • noun proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment
    • out of true
  • verb make level, square, balanced, or concentric
    true up.
    • true up the cylinder of an engine

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physicality

  • noun preoccupation with satisfaction of physical drives and appetites
    animalism.

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archimedes

  • noun Greek mathematician and physicist noted for his work in hydrostatics and mechanics and geometry (287-212 BC)

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equalization

  • noun the act of making equal or uniform
    equalisation; leveling.

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unvarying

  • adjective satellite unvarying in nature
    changeless; constant; invariant.
    • maintained a constant temperature
    • principles of unvarying validity
  • adjective lacking variety
    unvaried.

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crystal

  • noun a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure
  • noun a crystalline element used as a component in various electronic devices

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cosec

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

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trigonometry

  • noun the mathematics of triangles and trigonometric functions
    trig.

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nonintersecting

  • adjective satellite (of lines, planes, or surfaces) never meeting or crossing
    nonconvergent.

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sarcophagus

  • noun a stone coffin (usually bearing sculpture or inscriptions)

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auxotonic

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trig

  • noun the mathematics of triangles and trigonometric functions
    trigonometry.
  • adjective satellite neat and smart in appearance
    trim; clean-cut.
    • a clean-cut and well-bred young man
    • the trig corporal in his jaunty cap
    • a trim beard

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muscular

  • adjective of or relating to or consisting of muscle
    • muscular contraction
  • adjective having a robust muscular body-build characterized by predominance of structures (bone and muscle and connective tissue) developed from the embryonic mesodermal layer
    mesomorphic.

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isochronous

  • adjective satellite equal in duration or interval
    isochronal.
    • the oscillations were isochronal

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inverse_cosine

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

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indirect

  • adjective satellite having intervening factors or persons or influences
    • reflection from the ceiling provided a soft indirect light
    • indirect evidence
    • an indirect cause
  • adjective not direct in spatial dimension; not leading by a straight line or course to a destination
    • sometimes taking an indirect path saves time
    • you must take an indirect course in sailing

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physical

  • adjective involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit
    • physical exercise
    • physical suffering
    • was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance
  • adjective relating to the sciences dealing with matter and energy; especially physics
    • physical sciences
    • physical laws

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axonometric

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dotted

  • adjective satellite having a pattern of dots
    flecked; specked; stippled; speckled.
  • verb scatter or intersperse like dots or studs
    constellate; stud; dot.
    • Hills constellated with lights

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reality

  • noun all of your experiences that determine how things appear to you
    world.
    • his world was shattered
    • we live in different worlds
    • for them demons were as much a part of reality as trees were
  • noun the state of being actual or real
    realness; realism.
    • the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him

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tie

  • noun neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front
    necktie.
    • he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie
    • he wore a vest and tie
  • noun a social or business relationship
    affiliation; tie-up; association.
    • a valuable financial affiliation
    • he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team
    • many close associations with England

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roll

  • noun rotary motion of an object around its own axis
    axial motion; axial rotation.
    • wheels in axial rotation
  • noun a list of names
    roster.
    • his name was struck off the rolls

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unbalanced

  • adjective being or thrown out of equilibrium
    imbalanced.
  • verb throw out of balance or equilibrium
    unbalance.
    • The tax relief unbalanced the budget
    • The prima donna unbalances the smooth work in our department

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principal_investigator

  • noun the scientist in charge of an experiment or research project
    PI.

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chopping_block

  • noun a steady wooden block on which food can be cut or diced or wood can be split

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john_haldane

  • noun Scottish physiologist and brother of Richard Haldane and Elizabeth Haldane; noted for research into industrial diseases (1860-1936)
    John Scott Haldane; Haldane.

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reflexed

  • adjective satellite (of leaves) bent downward and outward more than 90 degrees

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william_rowan_hamilton

  • noun Irish mathematician (1806-1865)
    Sir William Rowan Hamilton; Hamilton.

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john_scott_haldane

  • noun Scottish physiologist and brother of Richard Haldane and Elizabeth Haldane; noted for research into industrial diseases (1860-1936)
    Haldane; John Haldane.

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together

  • adjective satellite mentally and emotionally stable
    • she's really together
  • adverb in contact with each other or in proximity
    • the leaves stuck together

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time

  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    clip.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip
  • noun a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something
    • take time to smell the roses
    • I didn't have time to finish
    • it took more than half my time

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equalizer

  • noun electronic equipment that reduces frequency distortion
    equaliser.
  • noun a weight that balances another weight
    counterpoise; counterweight; equaliser; counterbalance; balance.

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relieve

  • verb provide physical relief, as from pain
    assuage; palliate; alleviate.
    • This pill will relieve your headaches
  • verb free someone temporarily from his or her obligations
    take over.

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block_of_metal

  • noun metal that is cast in the shape of a block for convenient handling
    metal bar; ingot.

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computation

  • noun the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
    calculation; computing.
  • noun problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
    calculation; figuring; reckoning.

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arcsec

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

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technique

  • noun a practical method or art applied to some particular task
  • noun skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity
    proficiency.
    • practice greatly improves proficiency

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succedaneum

  • noun (medicine) something that can be used as a substitute (especially any medicine that may be taken in place of another)

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elliptic

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) in the form of an ellipse
  • adjective satellite rounded like an egg
    oval-shaped; prolate; ovate; ovoid; elliptical; oval; egg-shaped; oviform.

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analogous

  • adjective satellite similar or equivalent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar
    correspondent.
    • brains and computers are often considered analogous
    • salmon roe is marketed as analogous to caviar
  • adjective corresponding in function but not in evolutionary origin
    • the wings of a bee and those of a hummingbird are analogous

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comparative_degree

  • noun the comparative form of an adjective or adverb
    comparative.
    • `faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast'
    • `less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous'
    • `more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'

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refractive

  • adjective of or relating to or capable of refraction
    refractile.
    • the refractive characteristics of the eye
  • adjective satellite capable of changing the direction (of a light or sound wave)
    deflective.

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homogenise

  • verb break up the fat globules of
    homogenize.
    • homogenized milk
  • verb become homogeneous or similar, as by mixing
    homogenize.
    • The two liquids homogenized in the blender

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exact

  • verb claim as due or just
    demand.
    • The bank demanded payment of the loan
  • verb take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs
    claim; take.
    • the accident claimed three lives
    • The hard work took its toll on her

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gnarly

  • adjective satellite used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots
    gnarled; knotted; knobbed; knotty.
    • gnarled and knotted hands
    • a knobbed stick

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coeval

  • noun a person of nearly the same age as another
    contemporary.
  • adjective satellite of the same period
    coetaneous; contemporaneous.

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quartic

  • noun an algebraic equation of the fourth degree
    biquadratic; fourth power; biquadrate.

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level

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; degree.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    grade; tier.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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die

  • noun a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
    dice.
  • noun a device used for shaping metal

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brother

  • noun a male with the same parents as someone else
    blood brother.
    • my brother still lives with our parents
  • noun a male person who is a fellow member (of a fraternity or religion or other group)
    • none of his brothers would betray him

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felix_klein

  • noun German mathematician who created the Klein bottle (1849-1925)
    Klein.

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linguistic_geography

  • noun the study of the geographical distribution of linguistic features
    dialect geography.

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homomorphy

  • noun similarity of form
    homomorphism.

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natural_history

  • noun the scientific study of plants or animals (more observational than experimental) usually published in popular magazines rather than in academic journals

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unevenness

  • noun the quality of being uneven and lacking uniformity
    variability.
  • noun the quality of being unbalanced

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anfractuous

  • adjective satellite full of twists and turns
    • anfractuous cliffs

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round

  • noun a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    one shot; unit of ammunition.
  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    rhythm; cycle.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons

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three-dimensional

  • adjective satellite involving or relating to three dimensions or aspects; giving the illusion of depth
    3-dimensional; three-d; third-dimensional.
    • lifelike three-dimensional characters
    • a three-dimensional account of conditions under the new government
    • they shot the movie in three-D
  • adjective having three dimensions
    cubic.

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trend

  • noun a general direction in which something tends to move
    tendency.
    • the shoreward tendency of the current
    • the trend of the stock market
  • noun general line of orientation
    course.
    • the river takes a southern course
    • the northeastern trend of the coast

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affiliation

  • noun a social or business relationship
    tie-up; association; tie.
    • a valuable financial affiliation
    • he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team
    • many close associations with England
  • noun the act of becoming formally connected or joined
    • welcomed the affiliation of the research center with the university

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chop

  • noun the irregular motion of waves (usually caused by wind blowing in a direction opposite to the tide)
    • the boat headed into the chop
  • noun a small cut of meat including part of a rib

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substitute

  • noun a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
    replacement.
  • noun an athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced
    second-stringer; reserve.

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sphericalness

  • noun the roundness of a 3-dimensional object
    sphericity; globularness; globosity; rotundness; rotundity.

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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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sharer

  • noun someone who has or gives or receives a part or a share
    partaker.

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sequential

  • adjective satellite in regular succession without gaps
    consecutive; serial; sequent; successive.
    • serial concerts

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sixpack

  • noun a carton containing six bottles or cans
    six pack; six-pack.

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geography

  • noun study of the earth's surface; includes people's responses to topography and climate and soil and vegetation
    geographics.

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collateral

  • noun a security pledged for the repayment of a loan
  • adjective descended from a common ancestor but through different lines
    indirect.
    • cousins are collateral relatives
    • an indirect descendant of the Stuarts

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psychometry

  • noun any branch of psychology concerned with psychological measurements
    psychometrika; psychometrics.

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briquette

  • noun a block made from charcoal or coal dust and burned as fuel
    briquet.

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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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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two-dimensionality

  • noun the property of having two dimensions
    flatness; planeness.

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child_psychology

  • noun the branch of psychology that studies the social and mental development of children
    developmental psychology; genetic psychology.

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change

  • noun an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
    modification; alteration.
    • the change was intended to increase sales
    • this storm is certainly a change for the worse
    • the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago
  • noun a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event
    • he attributed the change to their marriage

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box

  • noun a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid
    • he rummaged through a box of spare parts
  • noun private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance
    loge.
    • the royal box was empty

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descender

  • noun someone who descends
  • noun a lowercase letter that has a part extending below other lowercase letters

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somatic

  • adjective satellite affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit
    corporal; corporeal; bodily.
    • bodily needs
    • a corporal defect
    • corporeal suffering
    • a somatic symptom or somatic illness

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trial

  • noun the act of testing something
    test; run.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial
  • noun trying something to find out about it
    test; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain

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plume

  • noun anything that resembles a feather in shape or lightness
    • a plume of smoke
    • grass with large plumes
  • noun a feather or cluster of feathers worn as an ornament

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mite_box

  • noun box for collecting alms, especially one in a church
    poor box; alms box.

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treasure

  • noun accumulated wealth in the form of money or jewels etc.
    hoarded wealth.
    • the pirates hid their treasure on a small island in the West Indies
  • noun art highly prized for its beauty or perfection
    gem.

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keenness

  • noun a quick and penetrating intelligence
    sharpness; acuteness; acuity.
    • he argued with great acuteness
    • I admired the keenness of his mind
  • noun a positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something
    avidity; avidness; eagerness.

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aerology

  • noun meteorology of the total extent of the atmosphere; especially the upper layers

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cedar_chest

  • noun a chest made of cedar

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noether

  • noun German mathematician (1882-1935)
    Emmy Noether.

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projective_geometry

  • noun the geometry of properties that remain invariant under projection
    descriptive geometry.

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fellow_worker

  • noun an associate that one works with
    colleague; workfellow; co-worker.

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positive

  • noun the primary form of an adjective or adverb; denotes a quality without qualification, comparison, or relation to increase or diminution
    positive degree.
  • noun a film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject

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galvani

  • noun Italian physiologist noted for his discovery that frogs' muscles contracted in an electric field (which led to the galvanic cell) (1737-1798)
    Luigi Galvani.

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selfsame

  • adjective satellite being the exact same one; not any other:
    identical; very.
    • this is the identical room we stayed in before
    • the themes of his stories are one and the same
    • saw the selfsame quotation in two newspapers
    • on this very spot
    • the very thing he said yesterday
    • the very man I want to see

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charter_member

  • noun one of the original members when an organization was founded

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club

  • noun a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together
    nine; baseball club; ball club.
    • each club played six home games with teams in its own division
  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; society; social club; gild; lodge; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

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acuate

  • adjective satellite ending in a sharp point
    sharp; needlelike; acute.

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validity

  • noun the quality of being valid and rigorous
    rigor; rigour; cogency.
  • noun the quality of having legal force or effectiveness
    validness.

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social_dancer

  • noun a person who participates in a social gathering arranged for dancing (as a ball)
    dancer.

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visual

  • adjective relating to or using sight
    ocular; optical; optic.
    • ocular inspection
    • an optical illusion
    • visual powers
    • visual navigation
  • adjective satellite visible; give me the ocular proof"- Shakespeare
    ocular.
    • be sure of it
    • a visual presentation
    • a visual image

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rigid

  • adjective satellite incapable of or resistant to bending
    stiff.
    • a rigid strip of metal
    • a table made of rigid plastic
    • a palace guardsman stiff as a poker
    • stiff hair
    • a stiff neck
  • adjective satellite incapable of compromise or flexibility
    strict.

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theodor_schwann

  • noun German physiologist and histologist who in 1838 and 1839 identified the cell as the basic structure of plant and animal tissue (1810-1882)
    Schwann.

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godel

  • noun United States mathematician (born in Austria) who is remembered principally for demonstrating the limitations of axiomatic systems (1906-1978)
    Kurt Godel.

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arc_cosecant

  • noun the angle that has a cosecant equal to a given number
    inverse cosecant; arccosecant.

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graphic

  • noun an image that is generated by a computer
    computer graphic.
  • adjective satellite written or drawn or engraved
    graphical; in writing.
    • graphic symbols

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soul

  • noun the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life
    psyche.
  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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harmonious

  • adjective musically pleasing
  • adjective satellite exhibiting equivalence or correspondence among constituents of an entity or between different entities
    symmetrical; proportionate.

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tracing

  • noun the act of drawing a plan or diagram or outline
  • noun a drawing created by superimposing a semitransparent sheet of paper on the original image and copying on it the lines of the original image
    trace.

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electronic_computer

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; information processing system; computing device; computer.

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social

  • noun a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
    mixer; sociable.
  • adjective relating to human society and its members
    societal.
    • social institutions
    • societal evolution
    • societal forces
    • social legislation

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grain

  • noun a relatively small granular particle of a substance
    • a grain of sand
    • a grain of sugar
  • noun foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
    food grain; cereal.

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meeter

  • noun a person who is present and participates in a meeting
    attendee; attendant; attender.
    • he was a regular attender at department meetings
    • the gathering satisfied both organizers and attendees

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figure

  • noun a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
    fig.
    • the area covered can be seen from Figure 2
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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plane_geometry

  • noun the geometry of 2-dimensional figures

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stroke

  • noun (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
    shot.
    • it took two strokes to get out of the bunker
    • a good shot requires good balance and tempo
    • he left me an almost impossible shot
  • noun the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
    throw; cam stroke.

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council

  • noun a body serving in an administrative capacity
    • student council
  • noun (Christianity) an assembly of theologians and bishops and other representatives of different churches or dioceses that is convened to regulate matters of discipline or doctrine

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sharp

  • noun a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
  • noun a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point

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cabalist

  • noun a member of a cabal
  • noun an expert who is highly skilled in obscure or difficult or esoteric matters
    kabbalist.

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algebraical

  • adjective of or relating to algebra
    algebraic.
    • algebraic geometry

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