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limited

  • noun public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
    express.
    • he caught the express to New York
  • verb place limits on (extent or access)
    throttle; bound; restrict; trammel; restrain; limit; confine.
    • restrict the use of this parking lot
    • limit the time you can spend with your friends

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concept

  • noun an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
    conception; construct.

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midpoint

  • noun a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
    center; centre.

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mede

A native or inhabitant of Media in Asia.

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unemployment

  • noun the state of being unemployed or not having a job
    • unemployment is a serious social evil
    • the rate of unemployment is an indicator of the health of an economy

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squared

  • adjective satellite having been made square
  • verb make square
    square; square up.
    • Square the circle
    • square the wood with a file

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invariable

  • noun a quantity that does not vary
    constant; constant quantity.
  • adjective not liable to or capable of change
    • an invariable temperature
    • an invariable rule
    • his invariable courtesy

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focus

  • noun the concentration of attention or energy on something
    direction; centering; focussing; focal point; focusing.
    • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
    • he had no direction in his life
  • noun maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system
    • in focus
    • out of focus

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golgi

  • noun Italian histologist noted for work on the structure of the nervous system and for his discovery of Golgi bodies (1844-1926)
    Camillo Golgi.

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monocule

(Zoöl.) A small crustacean with one median eye.

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mammalogy

  • noun the branch of zoology that studies mammals

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tailed

  • adjective satellite having a tail of a specified kind; often used in combination
  • verb go after with the intent to catch
    go after; chase after; track; dog; trail; tail; tag; give chase; chase.
    • The policeman chased the mugger down the alley
    • the dog chased the rabbit

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point_of_view

  • noun a mental position from which things are viewed
    standpoint; stand; viewpoint.
    • we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians
    • teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events
  • noun the spatial property of the position from which something is observed

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mesolophid

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morphology

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

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partial

  • noun the derivative of a function of two or more variables with respect to a single variable while the other variables are considered to be constant
    partial derivative.
  • noun a harmonic with a frequency that is a multiple of the fundamental frequency
    partial tone; overtone.

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pasteur

  • noun French chemist and biologist whose discovery that fermentation is caused by microorganisms resulted in the process of pasteurization (1822-1895)
    Louis Pasteur.

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integrity

  • noun an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting
    unity; wholeness.
    • the integrity of the nervous system is required for normal development
    • he took measures to insure the territorial unity of Croatia
  • noun moral soundness
    • he expects to find in us the common honesty and integrity of men of business
    • they admired his scrupulous professional integrity

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reasoning

  • noun thinking that is coherent and logical
    abstract thought; logical thinking.
  • verb decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion
    reason; reason out; conclude.
    • We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house

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systematist

  • noun a biologist who specializes in the classification of organisms into groups on the basis of their structure and origin and behavior
    taxonomer; taxonomist.
  • noun an organizer who puts things in order
    systematizer; systemizer; orderer; systemiser; systematiser.
    • Aristotle was a great orderer of ideas

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pervert

  • noun a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
    deviate; deviant; degenerate.
  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals

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corn_cob

  • noun the hard cylindrical core that bears the kernels of an ear of corn
    corncob.

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inverse

  • noun something inverted in sequence or character or effect
    opposite.
    • when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse
  • adjective satellite reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect
    reverse.

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radiobiologist

  • noun a biologist who studies the effects of radiation on living organisms

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slot

  • noun a position in a grammatical linguistic construction in which a variety of alternative units are interchangeable
    • he developed a version of slot grammar
  • noun a small slit (as for inserting a coin or depositing mail)
    • he put a quarter in the slot

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morphophysiology

  • noun the study of anatomy in its relation to function
    physiological anatomy; functional anatomy.

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zoologist

  • noun a specialist in the branch of biology dealing with animals
    animal scientist.

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mediation

  • noun a negotiation to resolve differences that is conducted by some impartial party
  • noun the act of intervening for the purpose of bringing about a settlement
    intermediation.

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recurrence

  • noun happening again (especially at regular intervals)
    return.
    • the return of spring

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to

The preposition to primarily indicates approach and arrival, motion made in the direction of a place or thing and attaining it, access; and also, motion or tendency without arrival; movement toward; -- opposed to from. "To Canterbury they wend." Chaucer.
Stay with us, go not to Wittenberg. Shak.
So to the sylvan lodge They came, that like Pomona's arbor smiled. Milton.
I'll to him again, . . . He'll tell me all his purpose. She stretched her arms to heaven. Dryden.

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paramedian

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rhythm

  • noun the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music
    beat; musical rhythm.
    • the piece has a fast rhythm
    • the conductor set the beat
  • noun recurring at regular intervals
    regular recurrence.

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histologist

  • noun anatomist who specializes in the microscopic study of animal tissues

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norm

  • noun a standard or model or pattern regarded as typical
    • the current middle-class norm of two children per family
  • noun a statistic describing the location of a distribution
    average.
    • it set the norm for American homes

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divergent

  • adjective satellite diverging from another or from a standard
    • a divergent opinion
  • adjective tending to move apart in different directions
    diverging.

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sound

  • noun the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
    • the sound of rain on the roof
    • the beautiful sound of music
  • noun the subjective sensation of hearing something
    auditory sensation.
    • he strained to hear the faint sounds

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time_interval

  • noun a definite length of time marked off by two instants
    interval.

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antidromic

  • adjective satellite conducting nerve impulses in a direction opposite to normal

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jensen

  • noun modernistic Danish writer (1873-1950)
    Johannes Vilhelm Jensen.

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medisect

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northernness

  • noun the property of being to the north

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regional

  • adjective characteristic of a region
    • regional flora
  • adjective satellite related or limited to a particular region
    • a regional dialect

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eugenics

  • noun the study of methods of improving genetic qualities by selective breeding (especially as applied to human mating)

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noncyclic

  • adjective not cyclic
    noncyclical.
  • adjective satellite not having repeated cycles

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formula

  • noun a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement
    expression.
  • noun directions for making something
    recipe.

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expectable

  • adjective satellite to be expected
    • differences of opinion are quite expectable given the present information

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center_of_buoyancy

  • noun (physics) the center of mass of the immersed part of ship or other floating object
    centre of immersion; center of immersion; centre of buoyancy.

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difference

  • noun the quality of being unlike or dissimilar
    • there are many differences between jazz and rock
  • noun a variation that deviates from the standard or norm
    deviation; divergence; departure.
    • the deviation from the mean

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condition

  • noun a state at a particular time
    status.
    • a condition (or state) of disrepair
    • the current status of the arms negotiations
  • noun an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
    precondition; stipulation.

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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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paternity

  • noun the state of being a father
    • tests were conducted to determine paternity
  • noun the kinship relation between an offspring and the father
    fatherhood.

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dermatoglyphics

  • noun the study of the whorls and loops and arches in the fingertips and on the palms of the hand and the soles of the feet
    • some criminologists specialize in dermatoglyphics
  • noun the lines that form patterns on the skin (especially on the fingertips and the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet)
    dermatoglyphic.

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amidship

  • adjective satellite located in the middle part of a ship or aircraft
  • adverb at or near or toward the center of a ship
    midships; amidships.
    • in the late 19th century, engines were placed in front, amidships, and at the rear

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issue

  • noun an important question that is in dispute and must be settled
    • the issue could be settled by requiring public education for everyone
    • politicians never discuss the real issues
  • noun one of a series published periodically
    number.
    • she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room

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palaeozoology

  • noun the study of fossil animals
    paleozoology.

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list

  • noun a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
    listing.
  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
    tilt; lean; leaning; inclination.
    • the tower had a pronounced tilt
    • the ship developed a list to starboard
    • he walked with a heavy inclination to the right

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subnormal

  • noun a person of less than normal intelligence
  • adjective satellite below normal or average
    • after the floods the harvests were subnormal
    • subnormal intelligence

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retardation

  • noun a decrease in rate of change
    deceleration; slowing.
    • the deceleration of the arms race
  • noun the extent to which something is delayed or held back

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item

  • noun a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list
    point.
    • he noticed an item in the New York Times
    • she had several items on her shopping list
    • the main point on the agenda was taken up first
  • noun a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
    detail; particular.
    • it was perfect in all details

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sane

  • adjective mentally healthy; free from mental disorder
    • appears to be completely sane
  • adjective satellite marked by sound judgment
    reasonable.
    • sane nuclear policy

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teratology

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the development of malformations or serious deviations from the normal type of organism

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football_game

  • noun any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
    football.

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pygal

(Anat.) Situated in the region of the rump, or posterior end of the backbone; -- applied especially to the posterior median plates in the carapace of chelonians.

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standard_deviation

  • noun the square root of the variance

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biological

  • adjective pertaining to biology or to life and living things
    biologic.
  • adjective of parents and children; related by blood
    • biological child

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saving_grace

  • noun (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence
    grace; state of grace.
    • the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin
    • it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church
    • the Virgin lived in a state of grace
  • noun a redeeming quality or characteristic
    • her love of music remains her one saving grace
    • her sense of humor has to be a saving grace
    • the saving grace for both developments is that they are creating jobs

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optics

  • noun the branch of physics that studies the physical properties of light
  • noun optical properties
    • the optics of a telescope

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coefficient_of_concordance

  • noun a coefficient of agreement (concordance) between different sets of rank orderings of the same set of things

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holography

  • noun the branch of optics that deals with the use of coherent light from a laser in order to make a hologram that can then be used to create a three-dimensional image

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normal_distribution

  • noun a theoretical distribution with finite mean and variance
    Gaussian distribution.

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methodical

  • adjective satellite characterized by method and orderliness
    • a methodical scholar

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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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consistent

  • adjective (sometimes followed by `with') in agreement or consistent or reliable
    • testimony consistent with the known facts
    • I have decided that the course of conduct which I am following is consistent with my sense of responsibility as president in time of war"- FDR
  • adjective capable of being reproduced
    reproducible.
    • astonishingly reproducible results can be obtained

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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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applied_anatomy

  • noun the practical application of anatomical knowledge to diagnosis and treatment
    clinical anatomy.

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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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center_stage

  • noun a position of prominence or importance
    centre stage.
  • noun the central area on a theater stage
    centre stage.

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rate

  • noun a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
    • they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour
    • the rate of change was faster than expected
  • noun amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis
    charge per unit.
    • a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5

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johannes_peter_muller

  • noun German physiologist and anatomist (1801-1858)
    Muller.

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rationalness

  • noun the quality of being consistent with or based on logic
    rationality.

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canvass

  • noun the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account
    canvas.
    • the crowded canvas of history
    • the movie demanded a dramatic canvas of sound
  • noun an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
    public opinion poll; poll; opinion poll.

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astrodynamics

  • noun the branch of astronomy that studies the motion of natural and artificial bodies in space

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erectness

  • noun the property of being upright in posture
    uprightness.
  • noun position at right angles to the horizon
    uprightness; verticality; verticalness.

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rule-governed

  • adjective satellite according to custom or rule or natural law
    lawful.

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casual

  • adjective satellite marked by blithe unconcern
    nonchalant; insouciant.
    • an ability to interest casual students
    • showed a casual disregard for cold weather
    • an utterly insouciant financial policy
    • an elegantly insouciant manner
    • drove his car with nonchalant abandon
    • was polite in a teasing nonchalant manner
  • adjective satellite without or seeming to be without plan or method; offhand
    • a casual remark
    • information collected by casual methods and in their spare time

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theory

  • noun a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena
    • theories can incorporate facts and laws and tested hypotheses
    • true in fact and theory
  • noun a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena
    hypothesis; possibility.
    • a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory
    • he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices

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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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center_of_curvature

  • noun the center of the circle of curvature
    centre of curvature.

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nonlinear

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

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centering

  • noun the concentration of attention or energy on something
    direction; focussing; focus; focal point; focusing.
    • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
    • he had no direction in his life
  • noun (American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back
    snap.
    • the quarterback fumbled the snap

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power

  • noun possession of controlling influence
    powerfulness.
    • the deterrent power of nuclear weapons
    • the power of his love saved her
    • his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade
  • noun (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

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harmonic_mean

  • noun the mean of n numbers expressed as the reciprocal of the arithmetic mean of the reciprocals of the numbers

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sum

  • noun a quantity of money
    amount of money; amount; sum of money.
    • he borrowed a large sum
    • the amount he had in cash was insufficient
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    total; amount.

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λ

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microbiology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies microorganisms and their effects on humans

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symmetric

  • adjective having similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding parts
    symmetrical.

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even_spacing

  • noun regularity of spacing

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state_of_flux

  • noun a state of uncertainty about what should be done (usually following some important event) preceding the establishment of a new direction of action
    flux.
    • the flux following the death of the emperor

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capital

  • noun assets available for use in the production of further assets
    working capital.
  • noun wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value

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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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order

  • noun (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
    • the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London
  • noun a degree in a continuum of size or quantity
    order of magnitude.
    • it was on the order of a mile
    • an explosion of a low order of magnitude

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corn

  • noun tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times
    maize; Indian corn; Zea mays.
  • noun the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal

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body

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    organic structure; physical structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  • noun a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body

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multivariate

  • adjective satellite pertaining to any procedure involving two or more variables

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centric

  • adjective satellite having or situated at or near a center
    centrical.

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unregularity

  • noun not characterized by a fixed principle or rate; at irregular intervals
    irregularity.

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degree

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; level.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
    point; stage; level.
    • a remarkable degree of frankness
    • at what stage are the social sciences?

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environmental_science

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
    bionomics; ecology.

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eternal

  • adjective satellite continuing forever or indefinitely
    unending; unceasing; perpetual; ageless; eonian; everlasting; aeonian.
    • the ageless themes of love and revenge
    • eternal truths
    • life everlasting
    • hell's perpetual fires
    • the unending bliss of heaven
  • adjective satellite tiresomely long; seemingly without end
    interminable; endless.
    • endless debates
    • an endless conversation
    • the wait seemed eternal
    • eternal quarreling
    • an interminable sermon

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impendence

  • noun the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon
    imminentness; forthcomingness; imminence; imminency; impendency.

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outwardness

  • noun concern with outward things or material objects as opposed to the mind and spirit
    • what is the origin of the outwardness of our sensations of sound, smell, or taste
    • an abstract conception with feelings of reality and spatial outwardness attached to it
  • noun the quality or state of being outside or directed toward or relating to the outside or exterior
    externality.
    • the outwardness of the world

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time_unit

  • noun a unit for measuring time periods
    unit of time.

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understanding

  • noun the cognitive condition of someone who understands
    apprehension; savvy; discernment.
    • he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect
  • noun the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises
    agreement.
    • they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business
    • there was an understanding between management and the workers

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modular

  • adjective satellite constructed with standardized units or dimensions allowing flexibility and variety in use
    • modular furniture
    • modular homes

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comparative_anatomy

  • noun the study of anatomical features of animals of different species

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gabriele_fallopius

  • noun Italian anatomist who first described the Fallopian tubes (1523-1562)
    Gabriello Fallopio; Fallopius; Fallopio.

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ecologic

  • adjective characterized by the interdependence of living organisms in an environment
    ecological.
    • an ecological disaster
  • adjective of or relating to the science of ecology
    bionomic; ecological; bionomical.
    • ecological research

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phytology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies plants
    botany.

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inmost

  • adjective satellite being deepest within the self
    innermost.
    • one's innermost feelings
  • adjective satellite situated or occurring farthest within
    innermost.
    • the innermost chamber

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strong

  • adjective having strength or power greater than average or expected
    • a strong radio signal
    • strong medicine
    • a strong man
  • adjective satellite not faint or feeble
    • a strong odor of burning rubber

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kaspar_friedrich_wolff

  • noun German anatomist (1733-1794)
    Wolff.

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half

  • noun one of two equal parts of a divisible whole
    one-half.
    • half a loaf
    • half an hour
    • a century and one half
  • noun one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval

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sir_richard_owen

  • noun English comparative anatomist and paleontologist who was an opponent of Darwinism (1804-1892)
    Owen.

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extreme

  • noun the furthest or highest degree of something
    • he carried it to extremes
  • noun the point located farthest from the middle of something
    extremum; extreme point.

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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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ultra

  • adjective satellite (used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm
    extremist; radical.
    • extremist political views
    • radical opinions on education
    • an ultra conservative

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bartolommeo_eustachio

  • noun Italian anatomist who was one of the fathers of modern anatomy; noted for descriptions of the ear and the heart (1520-1574)
    Eustachio.

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trinomial

(Math.) A quantity consisting of three terms, connected by the sign + or -; as, x + y + z, or ax + 2b - c2.

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enmity

  • noun a state of deep-seated ill-will
    hostility; antagonism.
  • noun the feeling of a hostile person
    ill will; hostility.
    • he could no longer contain his hostility

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catoptrics

  • noun branch of optics dealing with formation of images by mirrors

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delbruck

  • noun United States biologist (born in Germany) who studied how viruses infect living cells (1906-1981)
    Max Delbruck.

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reason

  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    ground.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration
  • noun an explanation of the cause of some phenomenon
    • the reason a steady state was never reached was that the back pressure built up too slowly

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point_in_time

  • noun an instant of time
    point.
    • at that point I had to leave

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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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amount

  • noun a quantity of money
    amount of money; sum; sum of money.
    • he borrowed a large sum
    • the amount he had in cash was insufficient
  • noun the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
    • an adequate amount of food for four people

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periodic

  • adjective happening or recurring at regular intervals
    periodical.
    • the periodic appearance of the seventeen-year locust
  • adjective satellite recurring or reappearing from time to time
    occasional.
    • periodic feelings of anxiety

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survey

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    study.
  • noun short descriptive summary (of events)
    sketch; resume.

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procedure

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    process.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work
    operation.
    • the operations in building a house
    • certain machine tool operations

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mental_retardation

  • noun lack of normal development of intellectual capacities
    retardation; subnormality; slowness; backwardness.

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centre_stage

  • noun a position of prominence or importance
    center stage.
  • noun the central area on a theater stage
    center stage.

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action

  • noun something done (usually as opposed to something said)
    • there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions
  • noun the state of being active
    activeness; activity.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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male_body

  • noun the body of a male human being

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typic

  • adjective satellite being or serving as an illustration of a type;
    exemplary; emblematic.
    • the free discussion that is emblematic of democracy
    • an action exemplary of his conduct

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ratio

  • noun the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
  • noun the relation between things (or parts of things) with respect to their comparative quantity, magnitude, or degree
    proportion.
    • an inordinate proportion of the book is given over to quotations
    • a dry martini has a large proportion of gin

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bod

  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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midway

  • noun the place at a fair or carnival where sideshows and similar amusements are located
  • noun naval battle of World War II (June 1942); American planes based on land and on carriers decisively defeated a Japanese fleet on its way to invade the Midway Islands
    Battle of Midway.

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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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point

  • noun a geometric element that has position but no extension
    • a point is defined by its coordinates
  • noun the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
    • she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

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fourfold

  • adjective satellite four times as great or many
    quadruple; four-fold.
    • a fourfold increase in the dosage
  • adjective satellite having four units or components
    quadruplicate; four-fold; quadruple; quadruplex.
    • quadruple rhythm has four beats per measure
    • quadruplex wire

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algology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies algae
    phycology.

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univariate

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midmost

  • adjective satellite being in the exact middle
    middlemost.
  • adverb the middle or central part or point
    in the midst.
    • in the midst of the forest
    • could he walk out in the midst of his piece?

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biotech

  • noun the branch of molecular biology that studies the use of microorganisms to perform specific industrial processes
    biotechnology.
    • biotechnology produced genetically altered bacteria that solved the problem

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marginal

  • adjective satellite at or constituting a border or edge
    fringy.
    • the marginal strip of beach
  • adjective satellite of questionable or minimal quality
    borderline.
    • borderline grades
    • marginal writing ability

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octane_rating

  • noun a measure of the antiknock properties of gasoline
    octane number.

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logical

  • adjective capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning
    • a logical mind
  • adjective satellite based on known statements or events or conditions
    legitimate.
    • rain was a logical expectation, given the time of year

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county

  • noun (United Kingdom) a region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government
    • the county has a population of 12,345 people
  • noun (United States) the largest administrative district within a state
    • the county plans to build a new road

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football_player

  • noun an athlete who plays American football
    footballer.

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mutant

  • noun (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration
    sport; mutation; variation.
  • noun an animal that has undergone mutation

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medoid

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medisection

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illumination

  • noun a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination
    light.
    • follow God's light
  • noun the degree of visibility of your environment

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osteologist

  • noun an anatomist who is skilled is osteology
    osteologer.

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alexis_carrel

  • noun French surgeon and biologist who developed a way to suture and graft blood vessels (1873-1944)
    Carrel.

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unit

  • noun any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
    unit of measurement.
    • the dollar is the United States unit of currency
    • a unit of wheat is a bushel
    • change per unit volume
  • noun an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole
    • the reduced the number of units and installations
    • the word is a basic linguistic unit

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genomics

  • noun the branch of genetics that studies organisms in terms of their genomes (their full DNA sequences)

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confidence

  • noun freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities
    self-confidence; self-assurance; authority; sureness; assurance.
    • his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular
    • after that failure he lost his confidence
    • she spoke with authority
  • noun a feeling of trust (in someone or something)
    • I have confidence in our team
    • confidence is always borrowed, never owned

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eye

  • noun the organ of sight
    optic; oculus.
  • noun good discernment (either visually or as if visually)
    • she has an eye for fresh talent
    • he has an artist's eye

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asymptotic

  • adjective relating to or of the nature of an asymptote
    • an asymptotic function

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neurobiology

  • noun the branch of biology that deals with the anatomy and physiology and pathology of the nervous system

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age_norm

  • noun the average age at which particular performances are expected to appear

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gloss

  • noun an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text
    rubric.
  • noun an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field
    glossary.

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skew_correlation

  • noun any correlation in which the rates of change of the variables is not constant
    curvilinear correlation; nonlinear correlation.

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negative

  • noun a reply of denial
    • he answered in the negative
  • noun a piece of photographic film showing an image with light and shade or colors reversed

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symbol

  • noun an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
  • noun something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible
    symbolization; symbolic representation; symbolisation.
    • the eagle is a symbol of the United States

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mediate

  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    intermediate; liaise; intercede; arbitrate.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement
  • verb occupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two others
    • mediate between the old and the new

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memory

  • noun something that is remembered
    • search as he would, the memory was lost
  • noun the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered
    remembering.
    • he can do it from memory
    • he enjoyed remembering his father

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of_sound_mind

  • adjective satellite of sound mind, memory, and understanding; in law, competent to go to trial
    compos mentis.

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theoretical

  • adjective concerned primarily with theories or hypotheses rather than practical considerations
    theoretic.
    • theoretical science
  • adjective concerned with theories rather than their practical applications
    • theoretical physics

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stigmatism

  • noun the condition of having or being marked by stigmata
  • noun (optics) condition of an optical system (as a lens) in which light rays from a single point converge in a single focal point

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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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immersion

  • noun sinking until covered completely with water
    submersion; submergence; submerging.
  • noun (astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse
    ingress.

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neurophysiology

  • noun the branch of neuroscience that studies the physiology of the nervous system

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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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regression

  • noun an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely
    fixation; infantile fixation; arrested development.
  • noun (psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which you flee from reality by assuming a more infantile state

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southernness

  • noun the property of being to the south

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adult

  • noun a fully developed person from maturity onward
    grownup.
  • noun any mature animal

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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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bionomic

  • adjective of or relating to the science of ecology
    ecological; bionomical; ecologic.
    • ecological research

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centroidal

  • adjective of or relating to (especially passing through) a centroid

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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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octane_number

  • noun a measure of the antiknock properties of gasoline
    octane rating.

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town

  • noun an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
    • they drive through town on their way to work
  • noun the people living in a municipality smaller than a city
    townspeople; townsfolk.
    • the whole town cheered the team

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nonmedian

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unlawful

  • adjective satellite not conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention
    improper; unconventional.
    • an unconventional marriage
    • improper banking practices
  • adjective contrary to or prohibited by or defiant of law
    • unlawful measures
    • unlawful money
    • unlawful hunters

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latissimus

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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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negative_correlation

  • noun a correlation in which large values of one variable are associated with small values of the other; the correlation coefficient is between 0 and -1
    indirect correlation.

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science

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    scientific discipline.
    • the science of genetics
  • noun ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    skill.
    • the skill of a well-trained boxer
    • the sweet science of pugilism

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applied_mathematics

  • noun the branches of mathematics that are involved in the study of the physical or biological or sociological world
    applied math.

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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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whiskers

  • noun the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face
    face fungus; beard.
  • noun a very small distance or space
    hair; hair's-breadth; whisker; hairsbreadth.
    • they escaped by a hair's-breadth
    • they lost the election by a whisker

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unit_of_time

  • noun a unit for measuring time periods
    time unit.

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slowness

  • noun unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
    ineptness; awkwardness; ineptitude; maladroitness; clumsiness.
  • noun a rate demonstrating an absence of haste or hurry
    deliberateness; unhurriedness; deliberation.

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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elbow

  • noun hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped
    elbow joint; cubitus; human elbow; articulatio cubiti; cubital joint.
  • noun a sharp bend in a road or river

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corncob

  • noun the hard cylindrical core that bears the kernels of an ear of corn
    corn cob.

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male

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
    male person.

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conformity

  • noun correspondence in form or appearance
    conformance.
  • noun acting according to certain accepted standards
    compliance; conformation; abidance.
    • their financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices

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zoological_science

  • noun the branch of biology that studies animals
    zoology.

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proof

  • noun any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something
    cogent evidence.
    • if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it
  • noun a formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it

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dead_centre

  • noun the position of a crank when it is in line with the connecting rod and not exerting torque
    dead center.

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heart

  • noun the locus of feelings and intuitions
    bosom.
    • in your heart you know it is true
    • her story would melt your bosom
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    pump; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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functional_anatomy

  • noun the study of anatomy in its relation to function
    physiological anatomy; morphophysiology.

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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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calculation

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

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medium

  • noun a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
  • noun the surrounding environment
    • fish require an aqueous medium

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medic

  • noun any of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago having small flowers and trifoliate compound leaves
    trefoil; medick.
  • noun a medical practitioner in the armed forces
    medical officer.

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tax

  • noun charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
    revenue enhancement; taxation.
  • verb levy a tax on
    • The State taxes alcohol heavily
    • Clothing is not taxed in our state

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bioscience

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

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sample

  • noun a small part of something intended as representative of the whole
  • noun items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population
    sample distribution; sampling.

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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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degenerate

  • noun a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
    pervert; deviate; deviant.
  • verb grow worse
    drop; devolve; deteriorate.
    • Her condition deteriorated
    • Conditions in the slums degenerated
    • The discussion devolved into a shouting match

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xmin

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embryonal

  • adjective satellite of an organism prior to birth or hatching
    embryologic; embryonic.
    • in the embryonic stage
    • embryologic development

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botanist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    phytologist; plant scientist.

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absolute

  • noun something that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things; something that does not depend on anything else and is beyond human control; something that is not relative
    • no mortal being can influence the absolute
  • adjective perfect or complete or pure
    • absolute loyalty
    • absolute silence
    • absolute truth
    • absolute alcohol

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commonness

  • noun the state of being that is commonly observed
    expectedness.
  • noun the quality of lacking taste and refinement
    coarseness; raunch; vulgarity; vulgarism; grossness.

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provincial

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) an official in charge of an ecclesiastical province acting under the superior general of a religious order
    • the general of the Jesuits receives monthly reports from the provincials
  • noun a country person
    bucolic; peasant.

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association_football

  • noun a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal
    soccer.

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room

  • noun an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
    • the rooms were very small but they had a nice view
  • noun space for movement
    elbow room; way.
    • room to pass
    • make way for
    • hardly enough elbow room to turn around

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defective

  • adjective satellite having a defect
    faulty.
    • I returned the appliance because it was defective
  • adjective satellite markedly subnormal in structure or function or intelligence or behavior
    • defective speech

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paleobiology

  • noun a branch of paleontology that deals with the origin and growth and structure of fossil animals and plants as living organisms
    palaeobiology.

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tilt

  • noun a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances
    joust.
  • noun a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
    contestation; contention; arguing; argument; controversy; disputation; disceptation.
    • they were involved in a violent argument

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divided

  • adjective separated into parts or pieces
    • opinions are divided
  • verb separate into parts or portions
    divide; separate; split up; split; carve up; dissever.
    • divide the cake into three equal parts
    • The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I

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malpighi

  • noun Italian anatomist who was the first to use a microscope to study anatomy and was among the first to recognize cells in animals (1628-1694)
    Marcello Malpighi.

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arrangement

  • noun the thing arranged or agreed to
    agreement.
    • they made arrangements to meet in Chicago
  • noun an orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging
    • a flower arrangement

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spurious

  • adjective satellite plausible but false
    specious.
    • a specious claim
    • spurious inferences
  • adjective satellite born out of wedlock
    bastardly; misbegotten; misbegot.
    • the dominions of both rulers passed away to their spurious or doubtful offspring"- E.A.Freeman

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indirect_correlation

  • noun a correlation in which large values of one variable are associated with small values of the other; the correlation coefficient is between 0 and -1
    negative correlation.

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vital

  • adjective satellite urgently needed; absolutely necessary
    critical.
    • a critical element of the plan
    • critical medical supplies
    • vital for a healthy society
    • of vital interest
  • adjective satellite performing an essential function in the living body
    life-sustaining.
    • vital organs
    • blood and other vital fluids
    • the loss of vital heat in shock
    • a vital spot
    • life-giving love and praise

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expectedness

  • noun the state of being that is commonly observed
    commonness.
  • noun ordinariness as a consequence of being expected and not surprising

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animal

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; fauna; creature.
  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; carnal; sensual.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice

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partial_correlation

  • noun a correlation between two variables when the effects of one or more related variables are removed

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ordinary

  • noun a judge of a probate court
  • noun the expected or commonplace condition or situation
    • not out of the ordinary

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silviculture

  • noun the branch of forestry dealing with the development and care of forests

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divider

  • noun a taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on the basis of relatively minor characteristics
    splitter.
  • noun a person who separates something into parts or groups

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uranologist

  • noun a physicist who studies astronomy
    astronomer; stargazer.

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stock

  • noun the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity)
    • he owns a controlling share of the company's stock
  • noun the merchandise that a shop has on hand
    inventory.
    • they carried a vast inventory of hardware
    • they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory

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imminentness

  • noun the state of being imminent and liable to happen soon
    forthcomingness; impendence; imminence; imminency; impendency.

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plant

  • noun buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    works; industrial plant.
    • they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    flora; plant life.

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professional_football

  • noun football played for pay

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outlier

  • noun a person who lives away from his place of work
  • noun an extreme deviation from the mean

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horizontality

  • noun the quality of being parallel to the horizon
    • houses with a pronounced horizontality

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philosophy

  • noun a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
    philosophical system; school of thought; ism; doctrine.
  • noun the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

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osteology

  • noun the branch of anatomy that studies the bones of the vertebrate skeleton

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celestial_mechanics

  • noun the branch of astronomy concerned with the application of Newton's laws of motion to the motions of heavenly bodies

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normalcy

  • noun being within certain limits that define the range of normal functioning
    normality.
  • noun expectedness as a consequence of being usual or regular or common
    normality.

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medical_center

  • noun the part of a city where medical facilities are centered

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end

  • noun either extremity of something that has length
    terminal.
    • the end of the pier
    • she knotted the end of the thread
    • they rode to the end of the line
    • the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
  • noun the point in time at which something ends
    ending.
    • the end of the year
    • the ending of warranty period

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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data

  • noun a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn
    information.
    • statistical data
  • noun an item of factual information derived from measurement or research
    data point; datum.

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eighth

  • noun position eight in a countable series of things
  • noun one part in eight equal parts
    one-eighth.

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split-half_correlation

  • noun a correlation coefficient calculated between scores on two halves of a test; taken as an indication of the reliability of the test
    chance-half correlation.

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arithmetic_mean

  • noun the sum of the values of a random variable divided by the number of values
    expected value; first moment; expectation.

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readiness

  • noun the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)
    preparation; preparedness.
    • putting them in readiness
    • their preparation was more than adequate
  • noun prompt willingness
    zeal; eagerness; forwardness.
    • readiness to continue discussions
    • they showed no eagerness to spread the gospel
    • they disliked his zeal in demonstrating his superiority
    • he tried to explain his forwardness in battle

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natural

  • noun someone regarded as certain to succeed
    • he's a natural for the job
  • noun a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
    cancel.

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correlate

  • noun either of two or more related or complementary variables
    correlative.
  • verb to bear a reciprocal or mutual relation
    • Do these facts correlate?

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cytogenetics

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the cellular aspects of heredity (especially the chromosomes)

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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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mesocone

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parameter

  • noun a constant in the equation of a curve that can be varied to yield a family of similar curves
    parametric quantity.
  • noun any factor that defines a system and determines (or limits) its performance

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bootstrap

  • noun a strap that is looped and sewn to the top of a boot for pulling it on
  • verb help oneself, often through improvised means

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relation

  • noun an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
  • noun the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
    congress; intercourse; sexual intercourse; sex act; sexual relation; carnal knowledge; sexual congress; copulation; coitus; coition.

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departure

  • noun the act of departing
    going away; going; leaving.
  • noun a variation that deviates from the standard or norm
    deviation; difference; divergence.
    • the deviation from the mean

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element

  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; factor; component.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech
  • noun an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system
    constituent; component.
    • spare components for cars
    • a component or constituent element of a system

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phytologist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    botanist; plant scientist.

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fundamental

  • noun any factor that could be considered important to the understanding of a particular business
    • fundamentals include a company's growth, revenues, earnings, management, and capital structure
  • noun the lowest tone of a harmonic series
    first harmonic; fundamental frequency.

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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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representation

  • noun a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
    mental representation; internal representation.
  • noun a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something

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first

  • noun the first or highest in an ordering or series
    number one.
    • He wanted to be the first
  • noun the first element in a countable series
    number 1; number one.
    • the first of the month

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bridgetown

  • noun capital of Barbados; a port city on the southwestern coast of Barbados
    capital of Barbados.

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rationality

  • noun the state of having good sense and sound judgment
    reason; reasonableness.
    • his rationality may have been impaired
    • he had to rely less on reason than on rousing their emotions
  • noun the quality of being consistent with or based on logic
    rationalness.

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craniology

  • noun the scientific study of the skulls of various human races

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lingua

  • noun a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
    clapper; tongue; glossa.

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office

  • noun place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed
    business office.
    • he rented an office in the new building
  • noun an administrative unit of government
    agency; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority

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nerve

  • noun any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
    nervus.
  • noun the courage to carry on
    heart; spunk; mettle.
    • he kept fighting on pure spunk
    • you haven't got the heart for baseball

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correlational_statistics

  • noun a statistical relation between two or more variables such that systematic changes in the value of one variable are accompanied by systematic changes in the other
    correlation.

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astronomical

  • adjective relating or belonging to the science of astronomy
    astronomic.
    • astronomic telescope
  • adjective satellite inconceivably large
    galactic; astronomic.

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revocation

  • noun the state of being cancelled or annulled
    annulment.
  • noun the act (by someone having the authority) of annulling something previously done
    • the revocation of a law

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course

  • noun education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings
    course of study; course of instruction; class.
    • he took a course in basket weaving
    • flirting is not unknown in college classes
  • noun a connected series of events or actions or developments
    line.
    • the government took a firm course
    • historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available

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relative

  • noun a person related by blood or marriage
    relation.
    • police are searching for relatives of the deceased
    • he has distant relations back in New Jersey
  • noun an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)
    congeneric; congener; congenator.

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centre_of_flotation

  • noun the center of gravity of a floating object
    center of flotation.

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astrobiology

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the effects of outer space on living organisms and the search for extraterrestrial life
    exobiology; space biology.

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naturalist

  • noun an advocate of the doctrine that the world can be understood in scientific terms
  • noun a biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology)
    natural scientist.

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spatial_relation

  • noun the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated
    position.
    • the position of the hands on the clock
    • he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage

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matter-of-course

  • adjective satellite expected or depended upon as a natural or logical outcome

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pearson_product-moment_correlation_coefficient

  • noun the most commonly used method of computing a correlation coefficient between variables that are linearly related
    product-moment correlation coefficient.

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raw

  • noun informal terms for nakedness
    birthday suit; altogether.
    • in the raw
    • in the altogether
    • in his birthday suit
  • adjective satellite (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
    natural; rude.
    • natural yogurt
    • natural produce
    • raw wool
    • raw sugar
    • bales of rude cotton

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respect

  • noun (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
    regard.
    • it differs in that respect
  • noun the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
    regard; esteem.
    • it is held in esteem
    • a man who has earned high regard

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neuroanatomy

  • noun the anatomy of the nervous system

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courthouse

  • noun a government building that houses the offices of a county government
  • noun a building that houses judicial courts

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veritable

  • adjective satellite often used as intensifiers
    regular.
    • a regular morass of details
    • a regular nincompoop
    • he's a veritable swine
  • adjective satellite not counterfeit or copied
    bona fide; authentic; unquestionable.
    • an authentic signature
    • a bona fide manuscript
    • an unquestionable antique
    • photographs taken in a veritable bull ring

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middlemost

  • adjective satellite being in the exact middle
    midmost.

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organisation

  • noun the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
    governing body; administration; governance; organization; brass; establishment.
    • he claims that the present administration is corrupt
    • the governance of an association is responsible to its members
    • he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment
  • noun a group of people who work together
    organization.

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macroscopic_anatomy

  • noun the study of the structure of the body and its parts without the use of a microscope
    gross anatomy.

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proteomics

  • noun the branch of genetics that studies the full set of proteins encoded by a genome

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imperfection

  • noun the state or an instance of being imperfect
    imperfectness.

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tetrachoric_correlation

  • noun a correlation coefficient computed for two normally distributed variables that are both expressed as a dichotomy
    tetrachoric correlation coefficient.

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hypocleidium

(Anat.) A median process on the furculum, or merrythought, of many birds, where it is connected with the sternum.

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osteologer

  • noun an anatomist who is skilled is osteology
    osteologist.

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elbow_room

  • noun space for movement
    room; way.
    • room to pass
    • make way for
    • hardly enough elbow room to turn around

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biomedical

  • adjective relating to the activities and applications of science to clinical medicine
    • biomedical research laboratory

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phycology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies algae
    algology.

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mundaneness

  • noun the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
    worldliness; mundanity; sophistication.
  • noun the quality of being commonplace and ordinary
    ordinariness; mundanity.

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cacogenics

  • noun the study of the operation of factors causing degeneration in the type of offspring produced
    dysgenics.

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induct

  • verb place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position
    invest; seat.
    • there was a ceremony to induct the president of the Academy
  • verb accept people into an exclusive society or group, usually with some rite
    initiate.
    • African men are initiated when they reach puberty

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parametric

  • adjective of or relating to or in terms of a parameter
    • parametric equation

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deviant

  • noun a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
    pervert; deviate; degenerate.
  • adjective satellite markedly different from an accepted norm
    aberrant; deviate.
    • aberrant behavior
    • deviant ideas

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forest

  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    woods; wood.
  • noun land that is covered with trees and shrubs
    timberland; woodland; timber.

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non

  • adverb negation of a word or group of words
    not.
    • he does not speak French
    • she is not going
    • they are not friends
    • not many
    • not much
    • not at all

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descriptive

  • adjective serving to describe or inform or characterized by description
    • the descriptive variable
    • a descriptive passage
  • adjective describing the structure of a language
    • descriptive grammar

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developmental_anatomy

  • noun the branch of anatomy that studies structural changes of an individual from fertilization to maturity

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malacology

  • noun the branch of zoology that studies the structure and behavior of mollusks

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entomology

  • noun the branch of zoology that studies insects
    bugology.

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innermost

  • adjective satellite being deepest within the self
    inmost.
    • one's innermost feelings
  • adjective satellite situated or occurring farthest within
    inmost.
    • the innermost chamber

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anticipated

  • adjective satellite expected hopefully
    hoped-for; awaited.
  • verb regard something as probable or likely
    anticipate; expect.
    • The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow

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myology

  • noun the branch of physiology that studies muscles

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asymmetrical

  • adjective characterized by asymmetry in the spatial arrangement or placement of parts or components
    asymmetric.
  • adjective satellite irregular in shape or outline
    crooked.
    • asymmetrical features
    • a dress with a crooked hemline

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radiobiology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the effects of radiation on living organisms

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biserial_correlation

  • noun a correlation coefficient in which one variable is many-valued and the other is dichotomous
    biserial correlation coefficient.

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thomas_huxley

  • noun English biologist and a leading exponent of Darwin's theory of evolution (1825-1895)
    Thomas Henry Huxley; Huxley.

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smoothness

  • noun a texture without roughness; smooth to the touch
    • admiring the slim smoothness of her thighs
    • some artists prefer the smoothness of a board
  • noun powerful and effective language
    eloquence; fluency.
    • his eloquence attracted a large congregation
    • fluency in spoken and written English is essential
    • his oily smoothness concealed his guilt from the police

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association

  • noun a formal organization of people or groups of people
    • he joined the Modern Language Association
  • noun the act of consorting with or joining with others
    • you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association

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structural

  • adjective relating to or caused by structure, especially political or economic structure
    • structural unemployment in a technological society
  • adjective relating to or having or characterized by structure
    • structural engineer
    • structural errors
    • structural simplicity

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beingness

  • noun the state or fact of existing
    being; existence.
    • a point of view gradually coming into being
    • laws in existence for centuries

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camillo_golgi

  • noun Italian histologist noted for work on the structure of the nervous system and for his discovery of Golgi bodies (1844-1926)
    Golgi.

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multivalency

  • noun (chemistry) the state of having a valence greater than two
    polyvalency; polyvalence; multivalence.

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intelligent

  • adjective having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree
    • is there intelligent life in the universe?
    • an intelligent question
  • adjective satellite possessing sound knowledge
    well-informed.
    • well-informed readers

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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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ancient_greek

  • noun the Greek language prior to the Roman Empire

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lucid

  • adjective satellite (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable
    luculent; crystal clear; limpid; perspicuous; pellucid.
    • writes in a limpid style
    • lucid directions
    • a luculent oration"- Robert Burton
    • pellucid prose
    • a crystal clear explanation
    • a perspicuous argument
  • adjective satellite having a clear mind
    • a lucid moment in his madness

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receivership

  • noun the state of property that is in the hands of a receiver
    • the business is in receivership
  • noun a court action that places property under the control of a receiver during litigation so that it can be preserved for the benefit of all

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correlative

  • noun either of two or more related or complementary variables
    correlate.
  • adjective satellite mutually related
    correlate; correlated.

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conflict

  • noun an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
    battle; struggle.
    • the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine
    • police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs
  • noun opposition between two simultaneous but incompatible feelings
    • he was immobilized by conflict and indecision

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national_capital

  • noun the capital city of a nation

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gabriello_fallopio

  • noun Italian anatomist who first described the Fallopian tubes (1523-1562)
    Fallopius; Fallopio; Gabriele Fallopius.

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habitue

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

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physiologic

  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiological.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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mean

  • noun an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
    mean value.
  • verb mean or intend to express or convey
    intend.
    • You never understand what I mean!
    • what do his words intend?

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eustachio

  • noun Italian anatomist who was one of the fathers of modern anatomy; noted for descriptions of the ear and the heart (1520-1574)
    Bartolommeo Eustachio.

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status

  • noun the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society
    position.
    • he had the status of a minor
    • the novel attained the status of a classic
    • atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life
  • noun a state at a particular time
    condition.
    • a condition (or state) of disrepair
    • the current status of the arms negotiations

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plant_scientist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    phytologist; botanist.

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square

  • noun (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon
    foursquare.
    • you can compute the area of a square if you know the length of its sides
  • noun the product of two equal terms
    second power.
    • nine is the second power of three
    • gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance

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financial

  • adjective involving financial matters
    fiscal.
    • fiscal responsibility

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mental

  • adjective involving the mind or an intellectual process
    • mental images of happy times
    • mental calculations
    • in a terrible mental state
    • mental suffering
    • free from mental defects
  • adjective of or relating to the mind
    • mental powers
    • mental development
    • mental hygiene

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power_module

  • noun module that provides power to operate other modules

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carrel

  • noun French surgeon and biologist who developed a way to suture and graft blood vessels (1873-1944)
    Alexis Carrel.
  • noun small individual study area in a library
    stall; cubicle; carrell.

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linear_programming

  • noun a mathematical technique used in economics; finds the maximum or minimum of linear functions in many variables subject to constraints

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lawful

  • adjective conformable to or allowed by law
    • lawful methods of dissent
  • adjective satellite according to custom or rule or natural law
    rule-governed.

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abnormal

  • adjective not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm
    unnatural.
    • abnormal powers of concentration
    • abnormal amounts of rain
    • abnormal circumstances
    • an abnormal interest in food
  • adjective departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development
    • they were heartbroken when they learned their child was abnormal
    • an abnormal personality

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product

  • noun commodities offered for sale
    ware; merchandise.
    • good business depends on having good merchandise
    • that store offers a variety of products
  • noun an artifact that has been created by someone or some process
    production.
    • they improve their product every year
    • they export most of their agricultural production

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mundanity

  • noun the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
    mundaneness; worldliness; sophistication.
  • noun the quality of being commonplace and ordinary
    mundaneness; ordinariness.

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solar_physics

  • noun the branch of astronomy that deals with the sun

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rachel_carson

  • noun United States biologist remembered for her opposition to the use of pesticides that were hazardous to wildlife (1907-1964)
    Carson; Rachel Louise Carson.

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ƒ

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measure

  • noun any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
    step.
    • the situation called for strong measures
    • the police took steps to reduce crime
  • noun how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    amount; quantity.

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quantum

  • noun a discrete amount of something that is analogous to the quantities in quantum theory
  • noun (physics) the smallest discrete quantity of some physical property that a system can possess (according to quantum theory)

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unification

  • noun an occurrence that involves the production of a union
    merger; fusion.
  • noun the state of being joined or united or linked
    union.
    • there is strength in union

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latissimus_dorsi

  • noun a broad flat muscle on either side of the back
    lat.

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collector

  • noun a person who collects things
    aggregator.
  • noun a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)
    gatherer; accumulator.

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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civic_center

  • noun a center where the members of a community can gather for social or cultural activities
    community center.
  • noun the center of a city
    municipal center; down town.

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canvas

  • noun a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)
    canvass.
  • noun an oil painting on canvas fabric
    canvass.

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kendrew

  • noun English biologist noted for studies of the molecular structure of blood components (born in 1917)
    Sir John Cowdery Kendrew.

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3rd

  • adjective satellite coming next after the second and just before the fourth in position
    tertiary; third.

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angular_position

  • noun relation by which any position with respect to any other position is established

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gradient

  • noun a graded change in the magnitude of some physical quantity or dimension
  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal
    slope.
    • a five-degree gradient

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unnatural

  • adjective not in accordance with or determined by nature; contrary to nature
    • an unnatural death
    • the child's unnatural interest in death
  • adjective not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm
    abnormal.
    • abnormal powers of concentration
    • abnormal amounts of rain
    • abnormal circumstances
    • an abnormal interest in food

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radical

  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    chemical group; group.
  • noun an atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron; in the body it is usually an oxygen molecule that has lost an electron and will stabilize itself by stealing an electron from a nearby molecule
    free radical.
    • in the body free radicals are high-energy particles that ricochet wildly and damage cells

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sociobiology

  • noun the branch of biology that conducts comparative studies of the social organization of animals (including human beings) with regard to its evolutionary history

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rostral

Of or pertaining to the beak or snout of an animal, or the beak of a ship; resembling a rostrum, esp., the rostra at Rome, or their decorations.
[Monuments] adorned with rostral crowns and naval ornaments. Addison.

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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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rational

  • noun an integer or a fraction
    rational number.
  • adjective consistent with or based on or using reason
    • rational behavior
    • a process of rational inference
    • rational thought

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exobiology

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the effects of outer space on living organisms and the search for extraterrestrial life
    astrobiology; space biology.

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sagittal

  • adjective satellite located in a plane that is parallel to the central plane of the sagittal suture

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induction

  • noun a formal entry into an organization or position or office
    initiation; installation.
    • his initiation into the club
    • he was ordered to report for induction into the army
    • he gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame
  • noun an electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current
    inductance.

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adult_body

  • noun the body of an adult human being

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inaction

  • noun the state of being inactive
    inactivity; inactiveness.

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ernst_heinrich_haeckel

  • noun German biologist and philosopher; advocated Darwinism and formulated the theory of recapitulation; was an exponent of materialistic monism (1834-1919)
    Haeckel.

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state_of_grace

  • noun (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence
    grace; saving grace.
    • the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin
    • it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church
    • the Virgin lived in a state of grace

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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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george_wells_beadle

  • noun United States biologist who discovered how hereditary characteristics are transmitted by genes (1903-1989)
    George Beadle; Beadle.

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zoological

  • adjective concerning the study of animals and their classification and properties
    • zoological research
  • adjective of or relating to animals or animal groups
    • zoological garden

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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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variant

  • noun an event that departs from expectations
    variance; discrepancy.
  • noun (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups
    strain; var.; form.
    • a new strain of microorganisms

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activity

  • noun any specific behavior
    • they avoided all recreational activity
  • noun the state of being active
    action; activeness.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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divergence

  • noun the act of moving away in different direction from a common point
    divergency.
    • an angle is formed by the divergence of two straight lines
  • noun a variation that deviates from the standard or norm
    deviation; difference; departure.
    • the deviation from the mean

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free

  • noun people who are free
    free people.
    • the home of the free and the brave
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; release; liberate.

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standard

  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; criterion; touchstone.
    • the schools comply with federal standards
    • they set the measure for all subsequent work
  • noun the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
    criterion.
    • they live by the standards of their community

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abductor

  • noun someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)
    snatcher; kidnapper; kidnaper.
  • noun a muscle that draws a body part away from the median line
    abductor muscle.

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saving

  • noun an act of economizing; reduction in cost
    economy.
    • it was a small economy to walk to work every day
    • there was a saving of 50 cents
  • noun recovery or preservation from loss or danger
    delivery; rescue; deliverance.
    • work is the deliverance of mankind
    • a surgeon's job is the saving of lives

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emblematic

  • adjective satellite serving as a visible symbol for something abstract
    symbolical; emblematical; symbolic.
    • a crown is emblematic of royalty
    • the spinning wheel was as symbolic of colonical Massachusetts as the codfish
  • adjective satellite being or serving as an illustration of a type;
    typic; exemplary.
    • the free discussion that is emblematic of democracy
    • an action exemplary of his conduct

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brachydactylous

  • adjective satellite having abnormally short finger or toes
    brachydactylic.

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rank-difference_correlation_coefficient

  • noun the most commonly used method of computing a correlation coefficient between the ranks of scores on two variables
    rank-difference correlation; rank-order correlation coefficient; rank-order correlation.

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definition

  • noun a concise explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase or symbol
  • noun clarity of outline
    • exercise had given his muscles superior definition

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unique

  • adjective satellite radically distinctive and without equal
    alone; unequaled; unequalled; unparalleled.
    • he is alone in the field of microbiology
    • this theory is altogether alone in its penetration of the problem
    • Bach was unique in his handling of counterpoint
    • craftsmen whose skill is unequaled
    • unparalleled athletic ability
    • a breakdown of law unparalleled in our history
  • adjective satellite (followed by `to') applying exclusively to a given category or condition or locality
    • a species unique to Australia

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the_holy_see

  • noun the smallest sovereign state in the world; the see of the Pope (as the Bishop of Rome); home of the Pope and the central administration of the Roman Catholic Church; achieved independence from Italy in 1929
    Holy See; State of the Vatican City.

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her

The form of the objective and the possessive case of the personal pronoun she; as, I saw her with her purse out. ✍ The possessive her takes the form hers when the noun with which in agrees is not given, but implied. "And what his fortune wanted, hers could mend." Dryden.

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evans

  • noun United States anatomist who identified four pituitary hormones and discovered vitamin E (1882-1971)
    Herbert McLean Evans.
  • noun British archaeologist who excavated the palace of Knossos in Crete to find what he called Minoan civilization (1851-1941)
    Sir Arthur John Evans; Arthur Evans.

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theory_of_probability

  • noun the branch of applied mathematics that deals with probabilities
    probability theory.

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owen

  • noun Welsh industrialist and social reformer who founded cooperative communities (1771-1858)
    Robert Owen.
  • noun English comparative anatomist and paleontologist who was an opponent of Darwinism (1804-1892)
    Sir Richard Owen.

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programming

  • noun setting an order and time for planned events
    scheduling; programing.
  • noun creating a sequence of instructions to enable the computer to do something
    computer programing; computer programming; programing.

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timed

  • adjective satellite regularly spaced in time
    • closely timed intervals
  • verb measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
    time; clock.
    • he clocked the runners

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ethology

  • noun the branch of zoology that studies the behavior of animals in their natural habitats

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motion

  • noun the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
    gesture.
  • noun a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
    movement.

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pharmacogenetics

  • noun the branch of genetics that studies the genetically determined variations in responses to drugs in humans or laboratory organisms

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tetrachoric_correlation_coefficient

  • noun a correlation coefficient computed for two normally distributed variables that are both expressed as a dichotomy
    tetrachoric correlation.

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scheduled

  • adjective planned or scheduled for some certain time or times
    • the scheduled meeting
    • the scheduled flights had to be cancelled because of snow
  • verb plan for an activity or event
    schedule.
    • I've scheduled a concert next week

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animal_scientist

  • noun a specialist in the branch of biology dealing with animals
    zoologist.

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brachydactylic

  • adjective satellite having abnormally short finger or toes
    brachydactylous.

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unchanging

  • adjective satellite conforming to the same principles or course of action over time
  • adjective satellite showing little if any change
    static; stable.
    • a static population

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frequent

  • verb do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
    shop; buy at; patronize; patronise; sponsor; shop at.
  • verb be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place
    haunt.
    • She haunts the ballet

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female_body

  • noun the body of a female human being

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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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botany

  • noun all the plant life in a particular region or period
    flora; vegetation.
    • Pleistocene vegetation
    • the flora of southern California
    • the botany of China
  • noun the branch of biology that studies plants
    phytology.

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belfast

  • noun capital and largest city of Northern Ireland; the center of Protestantism in Northern Ireland
    capital of Northern Ireland.

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undercut

  • noun the material removed by a cut made underneath
  • noun the tender meat of the loin muscle on each side of the vertebral column
    tenderloin.

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probability

  • noun a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; a number expressing the ratio of favorable cases to the whole number of cases possible
    chance.
    • the probability that an unbiased coin will fall with the head up is 0.5
  • noun the quality of being probable; a probable event or the most probable event
    • for a while mutiny seemed a probability
    • going by past experience there was a high probability that the visitors were lost

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upper

  • noun the higher of two berths
    upper berth.
  • noun piece of leather or synthetic material that forms the part of a shoe or boot above the sole that encases the foot
    • Uppers come in many styles

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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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jackknife

  • noun a large knife with one or more folding blades
    clasp knife.
  • noun a dive in which the diver bends to touch the ankles before straightening out

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kendall_partial_rank_correlation

  • noun a nonparametric measure of partial correlation

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number

  • noun the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
    figure.
    • he had a number of chores to do
    • the number of parameters is small
    • the figure was about a thousand
  • noun a concept of quantity involving zero and units
    • every number has a unique position in the sequence

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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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central_city

  • noun the central part of a city
    city center; city centre.

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median

  • noun the value below which 50% of the cases fall
    median value.
  • adjective satellite relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values)
    average.
    • the median value of 17, 20, and 36 is 20
    • the median income for the year was $15,000

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plurality

  • noun the state of being plural
    • to mark plurality, one language may add an extra syllable to the word whereas another may simply change the vowel in the existing final syllable
  • noun a large indefinite number
    battalion; pack; multitude; large number.
    • a battalion of ants
    • a multitude of TV antennas
    • a plurality of religions

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weak

  • adjective wanting in physical strength
    • a weak pillar
  • adjective satellite overly diluted; thin and insipid
    watery; washy.
    • washy coffee
    • watery milk
    • weak tea

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fundamental_measure

  • noun one of the four quantities that are the basis of systems of measurement
    fundamental quantity.

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untypicality

  • noun any state that is not typical
    atypicality.

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bicentric

  • adjective satellite having two centers

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quality

  • noun an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
    • the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
  • noun a degree or grade of excellence or worth
    caliber; calibre.
    • the quality of students has risen
    • an executive of low caliber

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angular

  • adjective measured by an angle or by the rate of change of an angle
    • angular momentum
  • adjective having angles or an angular shape
    angulate.

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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)
    Theodor Schwann.

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city

  • noun a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
    metropolis; urban center.
    • Ancient Troy was a great city
  • noun an incorporated administrative district established by state charter
    • the city raised the tax rate

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mesoloph

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fair

  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    funfair; carnival.
  • noun gathering of producers to promote business
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair

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indefinite_quantity

  • noun an estimated quantity

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demythologized

  • adjective satellite having mythical elements removed
    demythologised.
  • verb remove the mythical element from (writings)
    demythologise; demythologize.
    • the Bible should be demythologized and examined for its historical value

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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bull

  • noun uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle
  • noun a large and strong and heavyset man
    strapper; bruiser; Samson.
    • he was a bull of a man
    • a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got

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chance-half_correlation

  • noun a correlation coefficient calculated between scores on two halves of a test; taken as an indication of the reliability of the test
    split-half correlation.

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regulation

  • noun an authoritative rule
    ordinance.
  • noun a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
    rule.
    • it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast
    • short haircuts were the regulation

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intermediate

  • noun a substance formed during a chemical process before the desired product is obtained
  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    mediate; liaise; intercede; arbitrate.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement

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storm

  • noun a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
    violent storm.
  • noun a violent commotion or disturbance
    tempest.
    • the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away
    • it was only a tempest in a teapot

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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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palaeoecology

  • noun the branch of ecology that studies ancient ecology
    paleoecology.

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municipal_center

  • noun the center of a city
    down town; civic center.

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embryology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the formation and early development of living organisms

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parametric_statistic

  • noun any statistic computed by procedures that assume the data were drawn from a particular distribution

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motionlessness

  • noun a state of no motion or movement
    lifelessness; stillness.
    • the utter motionlessness of a marble statue

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submedian

(Zoöl.) Next to the median (on either side); as, the submedian teeth of mollusks.

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inactivity

  • noun the state of being inactive
    inactiveness; inaction.
  • noun a disposition to remain inactive or inert
    inertia; inactiveness.
    • he had to overcome his inertia and get back to work

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hub

  • noun the central part of a car wheel (or fan or propeller etc) through which the shaft or axle passes
  • noun a center of activity or interest or commerce or transportation; a focal point around which events revolve
    • the playground is the hub of parental supervision
    • the airport is the economic hub of the area

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prescribed

  • adjective satellite set down as a rule or guide
  • verb issue commands or orders for
    prescribe; order; dictate.

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centered

  • adjective satellite being or placed in the center
  • verb center upon
    center on; revolve about; revolve around; focus on; concentrate on; center.
    • Her entire attention centered on her children
    • Our day revolved around our work

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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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minimize

  • verb make small or insignificant
    minimise.
    • Let's minimize the risk
  • verb represent as less significant or important
    downplay; understate; minimise.

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cytological

  • adjective of or relating to the science of cytology
    cytologic.

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lower

  • noun the lower of two berths
    lower berth.
  • verb move something or somebody to a lower position
    take down; get down; let down; bring down.
    • take down the vase from the shelf

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astrophysics

  • noun the branch of astronomy concerned with the physical and chemical properties of celestial bodies

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andreas_vesalius

  • noun a Flemish surgeon who is considered the father of modern anatomy (1514-1564)
    Vesalius.

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optical

  • adjective of or relating to or involving light or optics
    • optical supplies
  • adjective relating to or using sight
    ocular; visual; optic.
    • ocular inspection
    • an optical illusion
    • visual powers
    • visual navigation

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tau_coefficient_of_correlation

  • noun a nonparametric measure of the agreement between two rankings
    Kendall's tau; Kendall rank correlation.

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first-order_correlation

  • noun a partial correlation in which the effects of only one variable are removed (held constant)

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santiago_ramon_y_cajal

  • noun Spanish histologist noted for his work on the structure of the nervous system (1852-1934)
    Ramon y Cajal.

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focusing

  • noun the concentration of attention or energy on something
    direction; centering; focussing; focus; focal point.
    • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
    • he had no direction in his life
  • noun the act of bringing into focus
    focalization; focalisation.

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randomised

  • adjective satellite set up or distributed in a deliberately random way
    randomized.
  • verb arrange in random order
    randomize; randomise.
    • Randomize the order of the numbers

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grace

  • noun (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence
    state of grace; saving grace.
    • the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin
    • it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church
    • the Virgin lived in a state of grace
  • noun elegance and beauty of movement or expression
    gracility.
    • a beautiful figure which she used in subtle movements of unparalleled grace

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population

  • noun the people who inhabit a territory or state
    • the population seemed to be well fed and clothed
  • noun a group of organisms of the same species inhabiting a given area
    • they hired hunters to keep down the deer population

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rank-order_correlation_coefficient

  • noun the most commonly used method of computing a correlation coefficient between the ranks of scores on two variables
    rank-difference correlation; rank-difference correlation coefficient; rank-order correlation.

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molecular

  • adjective relating to or produced by or consisting of molecules
    • molecular structure
    • molecular oxygen
    • molecular weight is the sum of all the atoms in a molecule
  • adjective relating to simple or elementary organization
    • proceed by more and more detailed analysis to the molecular facts of perception"--G.A. Miller

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skillfulness

  • noun the state of being cognitively skillful

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cyclic

  • adjective conforming to the Carnot cycle
  • adjective forming a whorl or having parts arranged in a whorl
    • cyclic petals
    • cyclic flowers

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split

  • noun extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in front and the other in back)
  • noun a bottle containing half the usual amount

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mesoconid

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interpolate

  • verb estimate the value of
    extrapolate.
  • verb insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby
    alter; falsify.

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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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sociobiologist

  • noun a biologist who studies the biological determinants of social behavior

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preparation

  • noun the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose
    readying.
    • preparations for the ceremony had begun
  • noun a substance prepared according to a formula
    formulation.
    • the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine

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matter

  • noun a vaguely specified concern
    thing; affair.
    • several matters to attend to
    • it is none of your affair
    • things are going well
  • noun some situation or event that is thought about
    topic; issue; subject.
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police

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kinesiology

  • noun the branch of physiology that studies the mechanics and anatomy in relation to human movement

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wolff

  • noun German anatomist (1733-1794)
    Kaspar Friedrich Wolff.

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standardised

  • adjective satellite brought into conformity with a standard
    standardized.
    • standardized education
  • verb evaluate by comparing with a standard
    standardise; standardize.

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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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feeling

  • noun the experiencing of affective and emotional states
    • she had a feeling of euphoria
    • he had terrible feelings of guilt
    • I disliked him and the feeling was mutual
  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; belief; opinion; notion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying

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the_city

  • noun the part of London situated within the ancient boundaries; the commercial and financial center of London
    City of London.
  • noun used to allude to the securities industry of Great Britain

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anatomic

  • adjective of or relating to the structure of the body
    anatomical.
    • anatomical features
  • adjective of or relating to the branch of morphology that studies the structure of organisms
    anatomical.
    • anatomical research

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result

  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    effect; consequence; upshot; outcome; issue; event.
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    answer; solvent; resolution; solution.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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function

  • noun (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
    single-valued function; mathematical function; mapping; map.
  • noun what something is used for
    use; role; purpose.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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georg_meissner

  • noun German anatomist (1829-1905)
    Meissner.

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urosteon

(Anat.) A median ossification back of the lophosteon in the sternum of some birds.

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median

  • noun the value below which 50% of the cases fall
    median value.
  • adjective satellite relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values)
    average.
    • the median value of 17, 20, and 36 is 20
    • the median income for the year was $15,000

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actuary

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

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official

  • noun a worker who holds or is invested with an office
    functionary.
  • noun someone who administers the rules of a game or sport
    • the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling

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mind

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun recall or remembrance
    • it came to mind

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kalemia

  • noun the presence of excess potassium in the circulating blood

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county_town

  • noun the town or city that is the seat of government for a shire
    shire town.

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medium

  • noun a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
  • noun the surrounding environment
    • fish require an aqueous medium

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meissner

  • noun German anatomist (1829-1905)
    Georg Meissner.
  • noun German physicist (1882-1974)
    Fritz W. Meissner.

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metastoma

(Zoöl.) A median elevation behind the mouth in the arthropods.

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nonlinear_correlation

  • noun any correlation in which the rates of change of the variables is not constant
    curvilinear correlation; skew correlation.

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financial_center

  • noun the part of a city where financial institutions are centered

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their

The possessive case of the personal pronoun they; as, their houses; their country. ✍ The possessive takes the form theirs () when the noun to which it refers is not expressed, but implied or understood; as, our land is richest, but theirs is best cultivated.
Nothing but the name of zeal appears 'Twixt our best actions and the worst of theirs. Denham.

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american_football_game

  • noun a game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays
    American football.

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affairs

  • noun matters of personal concern
    personal business; personal matters.
    • get his affairs in order
  • noun transactions of professional or public interest
    • news of current affairs
    • great affairs of state

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mathematical_statistician

  • noun a mathematician who specializes in statistics
    statistician.

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imperfectness

  • noun the state or an instance of being imperfect
    imperfection.

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quartile

  • noun (statistics) any of three points that divide an ordered distribution into four parts each containing one quarter of the scores

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correlation_coefficient

  • 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.
    • what is the correlation between those two variables?

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agency

  • noun an administrative unit of government
    office; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • noun a business that serves other businesses

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physique

  • noun constitution of the human body
    body-build; build; habitus.
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; 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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gravity

  • noun (physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for bodies near its surface
    gravitation; gravitational force; gravitational attraction.
    • the more remote the body the less the gravity
    • the gravitation between two bodies is proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them
    • gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love"--Albert Einstein
  • noun a manner that is serious and solemn
    sobriety; graveness; soberness; sombreness; somberness.

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astronomic

  • adjective relating or belonging to the science of astronomy
    astronomical.
    • astronomic telescope
  • adjective satellite inconceivably large
    astronomical; galactic.

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direct_correlation

  • noun a correlation in which large values of one variable are associated with large values of the other and small with small; the correlation coefficient is between 0 and +1
    positive correlation.

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build

  • noun constitution of the human body
    body-build; physique; habitus.
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; 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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natural_scientist

  • noun a biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology)
    naturalist.

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=

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period_of_play

  • noun (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds
    playing period; play.
    • rain stopped play in the 4th inning

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schleiden

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

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fallopius

  • noun Italian anatomist who first described the Fallopian tubes (1523-1562)
    Gabriello Fallopio; Fallopio; Gabriele Fallopius.

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continuous

  • adjective continuing in time or space without interruption
    uninterrupted.
    • a continuous rearrangement of electrons in the solar atoms results in the emission of light"- James Jeans
    • a continuous bout of illness lasting six months
    • lived in continuous fear
    • a continuous row of warehouses
    • a continuous line has no gaps or breaks in it
    • moving midweek holidays to the nearest Monday or Friday allows uninterrupted work weeks
  • adjective of a function or curve; extending without break or irregularity

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multiple

  • noun the product of a quantity by an integer
    • 36 is a multiple of 9
  • adjective having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual
    • multiple birth
    • multiple ownership
    • made multiple copies of the speech
    • his multiple achievements in public life
    • her multiple personalities
    • a pineapple is a multiple fruit

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centre

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; center.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun a low-lying region in central France

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median

  • noun the value below which 50% of the cases fall
    median value.
  • adjective satellite relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values)
    average.
    • the median value of 17, 20, and 36 is 20
    • the median income for the year was $15,000

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embryologic

  • adjective satellite of an organism prior to birth or hatching
    embryonal; embryonic.
    • in the embryonic stage
    • embryologic development

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average_out

  • verb compute the average of
    average.
  • verb amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain
    average.
    • The number of hours I work per work averages out to 40

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anatomy

  • noun the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
    general anatomy.
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; 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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beta

  • noun the 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet
  • noun beets
    genus Beta.

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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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biologic

  • adjective pertaining to biology or to life and living things
    biological.

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inactiveness

  • noun the state of being inactive
    inactivity; inaction.
  • noun a disposition to remain inactive or inert
    inactivity; inertia.
    • he had to overcome his inertia and get back to work

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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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position

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

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bowels

  • noun the center of the Earth
  • noun the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
    bowel; intestine; gut.

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curvilinear_correlation

  • noun any correlation in which the rates of change of the variables is not constant
    nonlinear correlation; skew correlation.

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vesalius

  • noun a Flemish surgeon who is considered the father of modern anatomy (1514-1564)
    Andreas Vesalius.

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topographic

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

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compos_mentis

  • adjective satellite of sound mind, memory, and understanding; in law, competent to go to trial
    of sound mind.

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observation

  • noun the act of making and recording a measurement
  • noun the act of observing; taking a patient look
    observance; watching.

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environmental

  • adjective of or relating to the external conditions or surroundings
    • environmental factors
  • adjective concerned with the ecological effects of altering the environment
    • environmental pollution

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patchboard

  • noun telephone central where circuits are completed with patchcords
    plugboard; switchboard.

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inwardness

  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; substance; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story
  • noun preoccupation especially with one's attitudes and ethical or ideological values
    • the sensitiveness of James's characters, their seeming inwardness
    • inwardness is what an Englishman quite simply has, painlessly, as a birthright

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clear

  • noun the state of being free of suspicion
    • investigation showed that he was in the clear
  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    open.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open

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atypical

  • adjective not representative of a group, class, or type
    untypical.
    • a group that is atypical of the target audience
    • a class of atypical mosses
    • atypical behavior is not the accepted type of response that we expect from children
  • adjective satellite deviating from normal expectations; somewhat odd, strange, or abnormal
    irregular.
    • these days large families are atypical
    • atypical clinical findings
    • atypical pneumonia
    • highly irregular behavior

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focussing

  • noun the concentration of attention or energy on something
    direction; centering; focus; focal point; focusing.
    • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
    • he had no direction in his life
  • verb direct one's attention on something
    center; centre; pore; focus; concentrate; rivet.
    • Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies

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temporary_state

  • noun a state that continues for a limited time

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irregularity

  • noun behavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom or morality
    abnormality.
  • noun not characterized by a fixed principle or rate; at irregular intervals
    unregularity.

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orderly

  • noun a soldier who serves as an attendant to a superior officer
    • the orderly laid out the general's uniform
  • noun a male hospital attendant who has general duties that do not involve the medical treatment of patients
    hospital attendant.

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professional

  • noun a person engaged in one of the learned professions
    professional person.
  • noun an athlete who plays for pay
    pro.

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typical

  • adjective exhibiting the qualities or characteristics that identify a group or kind or category
    • a typical American girl
    • a typical suburban community
    • the typical car owner drives 10,000 miles a year
    • a painting typical of the Impressionist school
    • a typical romantic poem
    • a typical case of arteritis
  • adjective satellite of a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing
    distinctive.
    • Jerusalem has a distinctive Middle East flavor"- Curtis Wilkie
    • that is typical of you!

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physics

  • noun the science of matter and energy and their interactions
    natural philosophy.
    • his favorite subject was physics
  • noun the physical properties, phenomena, and laws of something
    physical science.
    • he studied the physics of radiation

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dental_anatomy

  • noun the branch of gross anatomy concerning with the morphology of teeth

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fitted

  • adjective being the right size and shape to fit as desired
    • a fitted overcoat
    • he quickly assembled the fitted pieces
  • verb be agreeable or acceptable to
    accommodate; fit; suit.
    • This suits my needs

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kendall_rank_correlation

  • noun a nonparametric measure of the agreement between two rankings
    Kendall's tau; tau coefficient of correlation.

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chebyshev

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rating

  • noun an appraisal of the value of something
    valuation; evaluation.
    • he set a high valuation on friendship
  • noun act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of
    evaluation.

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selection

  • noun the act of choosing or selecting
    pick; option; choice.
    • your choice of colors was unfortunate
    • you can take your pick
  • noun an assortment of things from which a choice can be made
    • the store carried a large selection of shoes

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set

  • noun a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
    • a set of books
    • a set of golf clubs
    • a set of teeth
  • noun (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
    • the set of prime numbers is infinite

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kendall_test

  • noun any of several nonparametric measures of correlation (used when the assumptions of standard correlational analysis are not met)

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random

  • adjective lacking any definite plan or order or purpose; governed by or depending on chance
    • a random choice
    • bombs fell at random
    • random movements

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fundamental_quantity

  • noun one of the four quantities that are the basis of systems of measurement
    fundamental measure.

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sociobiological

  • adjective of or relating to sociobiology
    sociobiologic.

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city_center

  • noun the central part of a city
    city centre; central city.

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uprightness

  • noun the property of being upright in posture
    erectness.
  • noun position at right angles to the horizon
    erectness; verticality; verticalness.

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radio

  • noun medium for communication
    wireless; radiocommunication.
  • noun an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
    receiving set; wireless; radio receiver; tuner; radio set.

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remedian

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utilization

  • noun the act of using
    use; utilisation; usage; employment; exercise.
    • he warned against the use of narcotic drugs
    • skilled in the utilization of computers
  • noun the state of having been made use of
    • the rate of utilization

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immaturity

  • noun not having reached maturity
    immatureness.

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biometrics

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

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ground

  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    dry land; land; terra firma; earth; solid ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground
  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    reason.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration

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capital_of_barbados

  • noun capital of Barbados; a port city on the southwestern coast of Barbados
    Bridgetown.

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satisfy

  • verb meet the requirements or expectations of
    fulfill; fulfil; live up to.
  • verb make happy or satisfied
    gratify.

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geometric_mean

  • noun the mean of n numbers expressed as the n-th root of their product

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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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flesh

  • noun the soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate: mainly muscle tissue and fat
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; 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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intercentrum

(Anat.) The median of the three elements composing the centra of the vertebræ in some fossil batrachians.

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dysgenics

  • noun the study of the operation of factors causing degeneration in the type of offspring produced
    cacogenics.

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version

  • noun an interpretation of a matter from a particular viewpoint
    • his version of the fight was different from mine
  • noun something a little different from others of the same type
    edition; variant; variation.
    • an experimental version of the night fighter
    • a variant of the same word
    • an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone
    • the boy is a younger edition of his father

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radio_astronomy

  • noun the branch of astronomy that detects and studies the radio waves emitted by celestial bodies

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scissors

  • noun an edge tool having two crossed pivoting blades
    pair of scissors.
  • noun a wrestling hold in which you wrap your legs around the opponents body or head and put your feet together and squeeze
    scissors grip; scissor hold; scissors hold; scissor grip.

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provincial_capital

  • noun the capital city of a province

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orderliness

  • noun the quality of appreciating method and system
    methodicalness.
  • noun a condition of regular or proper arrangement
    order.
    • he put his desk in order
    • the machine is now in working order

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local

  • noun public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops
    • the local seemed to take forever to get to New York
  • noun anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
    local anaesthetic; topical anesthetic; local anesthetic; topical anaesthetic.

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he

  • noun a very light colorless element that is one of the six inert gasses; the most difficult gas to liquefy; occurs in economically extractable amounts in certain natural gases (as those found in Texas and Kansas)
    helium; atomic number 2.
  • noun the 5th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

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invariability

  • noun a quality of uniformity and lack of variation
    evenness.
  • noun the quality of being resistant to variation
    invariableness; invariance.

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urohyal

(Anat.) Of or pertaining to one or more median and posterior elements in the hyoidean arch of fishes. -- n. A urohyal bone or cartilage.

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antagonism

  • noun a state of deep-seated ill-will
    enmity; hostility.
  • noun the relation between opposing principles or forces or factors
    • the inherent antagonism of capitalism and socialism

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astigmatism

  • noun (ophthalmology) impaired eyesight resulting usually from irregular conformation of the cornea; common in nearsighted people
    astigmia.
  • noun (optics) defect in an optical system in which light rays from a single point fail to converge in a single focal point
    astigmia.

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familiar

  • noun a person attached to the household of a high official (as a pope or bishop) who renders service in return for support
  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    comrade; fellow; associate; companion.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms

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hostility

  • noun a hostile (very unfriendly) disposition
    ill will.
    • he could not conceal his hostility
  • noun a state of deep-seated ill-will
    enmity; antagonism.

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