logo

numeration (Also numerations) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to numeration

gatekeeper

  • noun someone who controls access to something
    • there are too many gatekeepers between the field officers and the chief
  • noun someone who guards an entrance
    ostiary; door guard; doorkeeper; doorman; porter; hall porter.

More 'gatekeeper' Meaning


invisible_balance

  • noun the difference in value over a period of time of a country's imports and exports of services and payments of property incomes

More 'invisible_balance' Meaning


exponentiation

  • noun the process of raising a quantity to some assigned power
    involution.

More 'exponentiation' Meaning


saver

  • noun someone who saves something from danger or violence
    recoverer; rescuer.
  • noun someone who saves (especially money)

More 'saver' Meaning


playing_period

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

More 'playing_period' Meaning


dynamic

  • noun an efficient incentive
    moral force.
    • they hoped it would act as a spiritual dynamic on all churches
  • adjective characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality
    dynamical.
    • a dynamic market
    • a dynamic speaker
    • the dynamic president of the firm

More 'dynamic' Meaning


rule_book

  • noun a collection of rules or prescribed standards on the basis of which decisions are made
    book.
    • they run things by the book around here

More 'rule_book' Meaning


four

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

More 'four' Meaning


butylate

  • verb introduce the butyl group into a chemical compound

More 'butylate' Meaning


heart_and_soul

  • 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; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story
  • adverb with complete faith
    body and soul.
    • she was with him heart and soul

More 'heart_and_soul' Meaning


calculate

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

More 'calculate' Meaning


klein

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

More 'klein' Meaning


vernier

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

More 'vernier' Meaning


opener

  • noun the first event in a series
    • she played Chopin for her opener
    • the season's opener was a game against the Yankees
  • noun a person who unfastens or unwraps or opens
    undoer; untier; unfastener.
    • children are talented undoers of their shoelaces

More 'opener' Meaning


postmortem

  • noun discussion of an event after it has occurred
    post-mortem.
  • noun an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease
    postmortem examination; post-mortem; necropsy; post-mortem examination; autopsy; PM.

More 'postmortem' Meaning


hexadecimal_digit

  • noun a digit from 0 to 15 in hexadecimal notation

More 'hexadecimal_digit' Meaning


sixer

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
    sestet; Captain Hicks; hexad; sise; VI; six; sextet; half a dozen; 6; sextuplet.
  • adjective satellite denoting a quantity consisting of six items or units
    vi; half dozen; six; half-dozen; 6.

More 'sixer' Meaning


conjecture

  • noun a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)
    speculation.
    • speculations about the outcome of the election
    • he dismissed it as mere conjecture
  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    guess; supposition; surmisal; hypothesis; speculation; surmise.

More 'conjecture' Meaning


rise

  • noun a growth in strength or number or importance
  • noun the act of changing location in an upward direction
    ascension; ascent; ascending.

More 'rise' Meaning


jack

  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack
  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; seafarer; mariner.

More 'jack' Meaning


absorption_coefficient

  • noun a measure of the rate of decrease in the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (as light) as it passes through a given substance; the fraction of incident radiant energy absorbed per unit mass or thickness of an absorber
    absorptance; coefficient of absorption.
    • absorptance equals 1 minus transmittance

More 'absorption_coefficient' Meaning


reexamination

  • noun (law) questioning of a witness by the party that called the witness after that witness has been subject to cross-examination
    redirect examination.
  • noun a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment
    followup; review; follow-up.

More 'reexamination' Meaning


scholar

  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; bookman; student.
  • noun someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
    assimilator; learner.

More 'scholar' Meaning


investigator

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

More 'investigator' Meaning


solution

  • noun a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution
    • he used a solution of peroxide and water
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    answer; solvent; resolution; result.
    • 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

More 'solution' Meaning


solid

  • noun matter that is solid at room temperature and pressure
  • noun the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape
    solidness; solid state.

More 'solid' Meaning


deflator

  • noun a statistical factor designed to remove the effect of inflation; inflation adjusted variables are in constant dollars

More 'deflator' Meaning


math

  • noun a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
    maths; mathematics.

More 'math' Meaning


roundness

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

More 'roundness' Meaning


nondescript

  • noun a person is not easily classified and not very interesting
  • adjective satellite lacking distinct or individual characteristics; dull and uninteresting
    characterless.
    • women dressed in nondescript clothes
    • a nondescript novel

More 'nondescript' Meaning


numerical_analysis

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

More 'numerical_analysis' Meaning


oxidation_number

  • noun the degree of oxidation of an atom or ion or molecule; for simple atoms or ions the oxidation number is equal to the ionic charge
    oxidation state.
    • the oxidation number of hydrogen is +1 and of oxygen is -2

More 'oxidation_number' Meaning


capitalisation

  • noun writing in capital letters
    capitalization.
  • noun an estimation of the value of a business
    capitalization.

More 'capitalisation' Meaning


scale_factor

  • noun a number used as a multiplier in scaling

More 'scale_factor' Meaning


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

More 'direct' Meaning


pulse

  • noun (electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients)
    pulsing; pulsation; impulse.
    • the pulsations seemed to be coming from a star
  • noun the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
    beat; heartbeat; pulsation.
    • he could feel the beat of her heart

More 'pulse' Meaning


batch

  • noun all the loaves of bread baked at the same time
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

More 'batch' Meaning


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)

More 'approximation' Meaning


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

More 'second' Meaning


cost_analysis

  • noun breaking down the costs of some operation and reporting on each factor separately

More 'cost_analysis' Meaning


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

More 'theory' Meaning


blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

More 'blue' Meaning


good_guy

  • noun any person who is on your side

More 'good_guy' Meaning


specification

  • noun a detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work
    spec.
  • noun naming explicitly

More 'specification' Meaning


cooking

  • noun the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
    preparation; cookery.
    • cooking can be a great art
    • people are needed who have experience in cookery
    • he left the preparation of meals to his wife
  • verb prepare a hot meal
    cook.
    • My husband doesn't cook

More 'cooking' Meaning


socialiser

  • noun a person who takes part in social activities
    socializer.

More 'socialiser' Meaning


unskilled

  • adjective not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency
    • unskilled in the art of rhetoric
    • an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber
    • unskilled labor
    • workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities
    • unskilled workmanship
  • adjective satellite lacking professional skill or expertise
    amateurish; amateur; inexpert.
    • a very amateurish job
    • inexpert but conscientious efforts
    • an unskilled painting

More 'unskilled' Meaning


personal_identification_number

  • noun a number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts
    PIN; PIN number.

More 'personal_identification_number' Meaning


hamilton

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

More 'hamilton' Meaning


numeral

  • noun a symbol used to represent a number
    number.
    • he learned to write the numerals before he went to school
  • adjective of or relating to or denoting numbers
    numerical; numeric.
    • a numeral adjective

More 'numeral' Meaning


hipparchus

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

More 'hipparchus' Meaning


coefficient

  • noun a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic

More 'coefficient' Meaning


meg

  • noun the number that is represented as a one followed by 6 zeros
    million; 1000000; one thousand thousand.

More 'meg' Meaning


applier

  • noun a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission
    applicant.
  • noun a device for applying a substance
    applicator.

More 'applier' Meaning


drooler

  • noun a person who dribbles; he needs a bib"
    driveller; dribbler; slobberer.
    • that baby is a dribbler

More 'drooler' Meaning


conglomerate

  • noun a composite rock made up of particles of varying size
    pudding stone.
  • noun a group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization
    empire.

More 'conglomerate' Meaning


carrottop

  • noun someone who has red hair
    redhead; redheader; red-header.

More 'carrottop' Meaning


active

  • noun chemical agent capable of activity
    active agent.
  • noun the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
    active voice.
    • `The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice

More 'active' Meaning


pierre_simon_de_laplace

  • noun French mathematician and astronomer who formulated the nebular hypothesis concerning the origins of the solar system and who developed the theory of probability (1749-1827)
    Marquis de Laplace; Laplace.

More 'pierre_simon_de_laplace' Meaning


noncompliant

  • noun a person who refuses to comply
    balker; baulker.
  • adjective boldly resisting authority or an opposing force
    defiant.
    • brought up to be aggressive and defiant
    • a defiant attitude

More 'noncompliant' Meaning


substance

  • noun the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
    • DNA is the substance of our genes
  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story

More 'substance' Meaning


venturer

  • noun a merchant who undertakes a trading venture (especially a venture that sends goods overseas)
    merchant-venturer.
  • noun a person who enjoys taking risks
    adventurer.

More 'venturer' Meaning


study

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    survey.
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    work.
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

More 'study' Meaning


victoriana

  • noun collection of materials of or characteristic of the Victorian era

More 'victoriana' Meaning


credit

  • noun approval
    recognition.
    • give her recognition for trying
    • he was given credit for his work
    • give her credit for trying
  • noun money available for a client to borrow

More 'credit' Meaning


peirce

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

More 'peirce' Meaning


pack

  • noun a large indefinite number
    plurality; battalion; multitude; large number.
    • a battalion of ants
    • a multitude of TV antennas
    • a plurality of religions
  • noun a complete collection of similar things

More 'pack' Meaning


changer

  • noun a person who changes something
    modifier.
    • an inveterate changer of the menu
  • noun an automatic mechanical device on a record player that causes new records to be played without manual intervention
    auto-changer; record changer.

More 'changer' Meaning


biometric

Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.

divide

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

More 'divide' Meaning


slicer

  • noun a golfer whose shots typically curve right (for right-handed golfers)
  • noun a machine for cutting; usually with a revolving blade

More 'slicer' Meaning


motley

  • noun a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    mixture; smorgasbord; variety; miscellanea; mixed bag; salmagundi; miscellany; assortment; potpourri.
    • a great assortment of cars was on display
    • he had a variety of disorders
    • a veritable smorgasbord of religions
  • noun a garment made of motley (especially a court jester's costume)

More 'motley' Meaning


snow_blower

  • noun a machine that removes snow by scooping it up and throwing it forcefully through a chute
    snow thrower.

More 'snow_blower' Meaning


art_collection

  • noun a collection of art works

More 'art_collection' Meaning


visible

  • adjective capable of being seen; or open to easy view
    seeable.
    • a visible object
    • visible stars
    • mountains visible in the distance
    • a visible change of expression
    • visible files
  • adjective satellite obvious to the eye
    • a visible change of expression

More 'visible' Meaning


ninety

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of ten and nine
    90; XC.
  • adjective satellite being ten more than eighty
    90; xc.

More 'ninety' Meaning


reckoner

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

More 'reckoner' Meaning


total

  • noun the whole amount
    aggregate; sum; totality.
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    sum; amount.

More 'total' Meaning


tertiary

  • adjective satellite coming next after the second and just before the fourth in position
    3rd; third.
  • noun from 63 million to 2 million years ago
    Tertiary period.

More 'tertiary' Meaning


sagittarius

  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Sagittarius
    Archer.
  • noun a large zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Scorpius and Capricornus

More 'sagittarius' Meaning


sweater

  • noun a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body
    jumper.
  • noun a person who perspires
    perspirer.

More 'sweater' Meaning


chooser

  • noun a person who chooses or selects out
    picker; selector.

More 'chooser' Meaning


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

More 'negative' Meaning


call

  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; phone call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
  • noun a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
    • he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

More 'call' Meaning


spike

  • noun a transient variation in voltage or current
  • noun sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes
    • spikes provide greater traction

More 'spike' Meaning


strike

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

More 'strike' Meaning


assessment

  • noun the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
    appraisal.
  • noun an amount determined as payable
    • the assessment for repairs outraged the club's membership

More 'assessment' Meaning


tell

  • verb express in words
    state; say.
    • He said that he wanted to marry her
    • tell me what is bothering you
    • state your opinion
    • state your name
  • noun a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)
    William Tell.

More 'tell' Meaning


quartic_polynomial

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

More 'quartic_polynomial' Meaning


job_lot

  • noun a miscellaneous collection of things sold together

More 'job_lot' Meaning


posting

  • noun a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement
    notice; placard; poster; bill; card.
    • a poster advertised the coming attractions
  • noun (bookkeeping) a listing on the company's records
    • the posting was made in the cash account

More 'posting' Meaning


coefficient_of_drag

  • noun the ratio of the drag on a body moving through air to the product of the velocity and the surface area of the body
    drag coefficient.

More 'coefficient_of_drag' Meaning


composite

  • noun a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
    complex.
    • the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town
  • noun considered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowers
    composite plant.

More 'composite' Meaning


reign

  • noun a period during which something or somebody is dominant or powerful
    • he was helpless under the reign of his egotism
  • noun the period during which a monarch is sovereign
    • during the reign of Henry VIII

More 'reign' Meaning


unraveler

  • noun a person who removes tangles; someone who takes something out of a tangled state
    disentangler; unraveller.

More 'unraveler' Meaning


binary

  • noun a system of two stars that revolve around each other under their mutual gravitation
    binary star; double star.
  • noun a pre-compiled, pre-linked program that is ready to run under a given operating system; a binary for one operating system will not run on a different operating system
    binary program.
    • the same source code can be compiled to produce different binaries for different operating systems

More 'binary' Meaning


adult

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

More 'adult' Meaning


boomer

  • noun a member of the baby boom generation in the 1950s
    baby boomer.
    • they expanded the schools for a generation of baby boomers

More 'boomer' Meaning


ward

  • noun a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another
  • noun a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections

More 'ward' Meaning


hold

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; appreciation.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices

More 'hold' Meaning


supplemental

  • adjective satellite functioning in a supporting capacity
    supplementary; subsidiary; auxiliary.
    • the main library and its auxiliary branches
  • adjective satellite added to complete or make up a deficiency
    supplementary.
    • produced supplementary volumes

More 'supplemental' Meaning


shoot

  • noun a new branch
  • noun the act of shooting at targets
    • they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

More 'shoot' Meaning


flora

  • noun all the plant life in a particular region or period
    botany; vegetation.
    • Pleistocene vegetation
    • the flora of southern California
    • the botany of China
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    plant; plant life.

More 'flora' Meaning


quartic

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

More 'quartic' Meaning


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

More 'work' Meaning


stigmatist

  • noun a person whose body is marked by religious stigmata (such as marks resembling the wounds of the crucified Christ)
    stigmatic.

More 'stigmatist' Meaning


archaist

  • noun a person who archaizes
  • noun an expert or collector of antiquities
    antiquary; antiquarian.

More 'archaist' Meaning


mechanic

  • noun a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
    machinist; shop mechanic.
  • noun someone whose occupation is repairing and maintaining automobiles
    auto-mechanic; grease monkey; automobile mechanic; car-mechanic.

More 'mechanic' Meaning


machinist

  • noun a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
    shop mechanic; mechanic.

More 'machinist' Meaning


appraisal

  • noun the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
    assessment.
  • noun a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
    estimate; estimation.

More 'appraisal' Meaning


give

  • noun the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
    spring; springiness.
  • verb cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
    • She gave him a black eye
    • The draft gave me a cold

More 'give' Meaning


digit

  • noun one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration
    figure.
    • 0 and 1 are digits
  • noun the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
    finger's breadth; fingerbreadth; finger.

More 'digit' Meaning


surveyor

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

More 'surveyor' Meaning


karl_friedrich_gauss

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

More 'karl_friedrich_gauss' Meaning


times

  • noun a more or less definite period of time now or previously present
    • it was a sign of the times
  • noun an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of division; the product of two numbers is computed
    multiplication.
    • the multiplication of four by three gives twelve
    • four times three equals twelve

More 'times' Meaning


pure_mathematics

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

More 'pure_mathematics' Meaning


cookery

  • noun the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
    preparation; cooking.
    • cooking can be a great art
    • people are needed who have experience in cookery
    • he left the preparation of meals to his wife

More 'cookery' Meaning


andrei_markov

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

More 'andrei_markov' Meaning


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

More 'absolute' Meaning


professional_boxing

  • noun boxing for money

More 'professional_boxing' Meaning


ballistic_identification

  • noun identification of the gun that fired a bullet from an analysis of the unique marks that every gun makes on the bullet it fires and on the shell ejected from it
    ballistic fingerprinting; bullet fingerprinting.

More 'ballistic_identification' Meaning


enquiry

  • noun an instance of questioning
    inquiry; interrogation; question; query.
    • there was a question about my training
    • we made inquiries of all those who were present
  • noun a search for knowledge
    inquiry; research.
    • their pottery deserves more research than it has received

More 'enquiry' Meaning


power_shovel

  • noun a machine for excavating
    shovel; digger; excavator.

More 'power_shovel' Meaning


machine

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

More 'machine' Meaning


veblen

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

More 'veblen' Meaning


hop

  • noun the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)
  • noun twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer
    hops.

More 'hop' Meaning


answer

  • noun a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation
    reply; response.
    • I waited several days for his answer
    • he wrote replies to several of his critics
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    solvent; resolution; solution; result.
    • 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

More 'answer' Meaning


scientific_discipline

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

More 'scientific_discipline' Meaning


iii

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; three; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; trinity; terzetto.
  • adjective satellite being one more than two
    3; three.

More 'iii' Meaning


poker

  • noun fire iron consisting of a metal rod with a handle; used to stir a fire
    fire hook; stove poker; salamander.
  • noun any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand
    poker game.

More 'poker' Meaning


minority

  • noun a group of people who differ racially or politically from a larger group of which it is a part
  • noun being or relating to the smaller in number of two parts
    • when the vote was taken they were in the minority
    • he held a minority position

More 'minority' Meaning


full_complement

  • noun number needed to make up a whole force
    complement.
    • a full complement of workers

More 'full_complement' Meaning


quipu

  • noun calculator consisting of a cord with attached cords; used by ancient Peruvians for calculating and keeping records

More 'quipu' Meaning


philatelist

  • noun a collector and student of postage stamps
    stamp collector.

More 'philatelist' Meaning


free_spirit

  • noun someone acting freely or even irresponsibly
    free agent; freewheeler.

More 'free_spirit' Meaning


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

More 'law' Meaning


marquis_de_laplace

  • noun French mathematician and astronomer who formulated the nebular hypothesis concerning the origins of the solar system and who developed the theory of probability (1749-1827)
    Pierre Simon de Laplace; Laplace.

More 'marquis_de_laplace' Meaning


third

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

More 'third' Meaning


capitalise

  • verb supply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders
    capitalize.
  • verb draw advantages from
    capitalize; take advantage.
    • he is capitalizing on her mistake
    • she took advantage of his absence to meet her lover

More 'capitalise' Meaning


recombination

  • noun (physics) a combining of charges or transfer of electrons in a gas that results in the neutralization of ions; important for ions arising from the passage of high-energy particles
  • noun (genetics) a combining of genes or characters different from what they were in the parents

More 'recombination' Meaning


facial_profiling

  • noun identification of criminals and terrorist by means of videotapes of their faces
    • facial profiling is a new form of airport security

More 'facial_profiling' Meaning


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.

More 'sum' Meaning


cinque

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintet; quintuplet; quint; Little Phoebe; fivesome; 5; Phoebe; V; five; fin; pentad.

More 'cinque' Meaning


chemical_science

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

More 'chemical_science' Meaning


inhabitant

  • noun a person who inhabits a particular place
    indweller; habitant; dweller; denizen.

More 'inhabitant' Meaning


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

More 'order' Meaning


squint

  • noun abnormal alignment of one or both eyes
    strabismus.
  • noun the act of squinting; looking with the eyes partly closed

More 'squint' Meaning


operations

  • noun financial transactions at a brokerage; having to do with the execution of trades and keeping customer records
    trading operations.
  • noun the state of being in effect or being operative
    operation.
    • that rule is no longer in operation

More 'operations' Meaning


basketball_score

  • noun the score in a basketball game

More 'basketball_score' Meaning


wage_hike

  • noun the amount a salary is increased
    raise; hike; rise; salary increase; wage increase.
    • he got a 3% raise
    • he got a wage hike

More 'wage_hike' Meaning


over

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

More 'over' Meaning


cosmological_constant

  • noun an arbitrary constant in the equations of general relativity theory

More 'cosmological_constant' Meaning


compound_number

  • noun a quantity expressed in two different units
    • one hour and ten minutes

More 'compound_number' Meaning


mixed-blood

  • noun a person whose ancestors belonged to two or more races

More 'mixed-blood' Meaning


fortify

  • verb make strong or stronger
    strengthen; beef up.
    • This exercise will strengthen your upper body
    • strengthen the relations between the two countries
  • verb enclose by or as if by a fortification
    fort.

More 'fortify' Meaning


numerable

  • adjective satellite that can be counted
    countable; denumerable; enumerable.
    • countable sins
    • numerable assets

More 'numerable' Meaning


floating_voter

  • noun a voter who has no allegiance to any political party and whose unpredictable decisions can swing the outcome of an election one way or the other
    swing voter.

More 'floating_voter' Meaning


digest

  • noun a periodical that summarizes the news
  • noun something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)
    compilation.

More 'digest' Meaning


textile

  • noun artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
    cloth; material; fabric.
    • the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent
    • woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC
    • she measured off enough material for a dress
  • adjective of or relating to fabrics or fabric making
    • textile research

More 'textile' Meaning


gaap

  • noun a collection of rules and procedures and conventions that define accepted accounting practice; includes broad guidelines as well as detailed procedures
    generally accepted accounting principles.

More 'gaap' Meaning


hero

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

More 'hero' Meaning


midden

  • noun (archeology) a mound of domestic refuse containing shells and animal bones marking the site of a prehistoric settlement
    kitchen midden; eitchen midden.
  • noun a heap of dung or refuse
    dunghill; muckheap; muckhill.

More 'midden' Meaning


al-haytham

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

More 'al-haytham' Meaning


biquadratic_polynomial

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

More 'biquadratic_polynomial' Meaning


personal

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

More 'personal' Meaning


better

  • noun something superior in quality or condition or effect
    • a change for the better
  • noun someone who bets
    wagerer; punter; bettor.

More 'better' Meaning


signatory

  • noun someone who signs and is bound by a document
    signer.

More 'signatory' Meaning


nikolai_ivanovich_lobachevsky

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

More 'nikolai_ivanovich_lobachevsky' Meaning


trillionth

  • noun one part in a trillion equal parts
    one-trillionth.
  • adjective satellite the ordinal number of one trillion in counting order

More 'trillionth' Meaning


fin

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintet; quintuplet; quint; Little Phoebe; cinque; fivesome; 5; Phoebe; V; five; pentad.
  • noun one of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile
    tail fin; tailfin.

More 'fin' Meaning


counterterrorist

  • noun someone who attempts to prevent terrorism
  • adjective intended to prevent terrorism
    counterterror.
    • the government took counterterror measures

More 'counterterrorist' Meaning


medical_examination

  • 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; medical exam.

More 'medical_examination' Meaning


workhorse

  • noun machine that performs dependably under heavy use
    • the IBM main frame computers have been the workhorse of the business world
  • noun a horse used for plowing and hauling and other heavy labor

More 'workhorse' Meaning


driveller

  • noun someone whose talk is trivial drivel
    jabberer.
  • noun a person who dribbles; he needs a bib"
    dribbler; drooler; slobberer.
    • that baby is a dribbler

More 'driveller' Meaning


combination

  • noun a collection of things that have been combined; an assemblage of separate parts or qualities
  • noun a coordinated sequence of chess moves

More 'combination' Meaning


enrich

  • verb make better or improve in quality
    • The experience enriched her understanding
    • enriched foods
  • verb make wealthy or richer
    • the oil boom enriched a lot of local people

More 'enrich' Meaning


slate

  • noun (formerly) a writing tablet made of slate
  • noun thin layers of rock used for roofing
    slating.

More 'slate' Meaning


sexagenary

Pertaining to, or designating, the number sixty; poceeding by sixties; sixty years old.

More 'sexagenary' Meaning


aggregative

  • adjective satellite formed of separate units gathered into a mass or whole
    aggregate; mass; aggregated.
    • aggregate expenses include expenses of all divisions combined for the entire year
    • the aggregated amount of indebtedness

More 'aggregative' Meaning


break

  • noun some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
    interruption.
    • the telephone is an annoying interruption
    • there was a break in the action when a player was hurt
  • noun an unexpected piece of good luck
    good luck; happy chance.
    • he finally got his big break

More 'break' Meaning


octal

  • adjective of or pertaining to a number system having 8 as its base
    • an octal digit

More 'octal' Meaning


walk-in

  • noun person who walks in without having an appointment
    • the emergency room was overrun with walk-ins
  • noun an operative who initiates his own defection (usually to a hostile country) for political asylum

More 'walk-in' Meaning


one

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

More 'one' Meaning


good_person

  • noun a person who is good to other people

More 'good_person' Meaning


bank

  • noun sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
    • they pulled the canoe up on the bank
    • he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents
  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; depository financial institution; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

More 'bank' Meaning


grammar

  • noun the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)

More 'grammar' Meaning


meat

  • noun the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
  • noun the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone
    kernel.
    • black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell

More 'meat' Meaning


unskilled_person

  • noun a person who lacks technical training

More 'unskilled_person' Meaning


ordinal

  • noun the number designating place in an ordered sequence
    no.; ordinal number.
  • adjective of or relating to a taxonomic order
    • family and ordinal names of animals and plants

More 'ordinal' Meaning


scalar_product

  • noun a real number (a scalar) that is the product of two vectors
    inner product; dot product.

More 'scalar_product' Meaning


personage

  • noun another word for person; a person not meriting identification
    • a strange personage appeared at the door
  • noun a person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events
    important person; influential person.

More 'personage' Meaning


ship's_company

  • noun crew of a ship including the officers; the whole force or personnel of a ship
    company.

More 'ship's_company' Meaning


caboodle

  • noun any collection in its entirety
    lot; bunch.
    • she bought the whole caboodle

More 'caboodle' Meaning


principle

  • noun a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct
    rule.
    • their principles of composition characterized all their works
  • noun a rule or standard especially of good behavior
    • a man of principle
    • he will not violate his principles

More 'principle' Meaning


vote

  • noun a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative
    voting; ballot; balloting.
    • there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion
    • they allowed just one vote per person
  • noun the opinion of a group as determined by voting
    • they put the question to a vote

More 'vote' Meaning


combining

  • noun an occurrence that results in things being united
    combine.
  • noun the act of combining things to form a new whole
    compounding; combination.

More 'combining' Meaning


unboundedness

  • noun the quality of being infinite; without bound or limit
    limitlessness; infinitude; infiniteness; boundlessness.

More 'unboundedness' Meaning


mangler

  • noun a person who mutilates or destroys or disfigures or cripples
    mutilator; maimer.

More 'mangler' Meaning


extract

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

More 'extract' Meaning


numeration

  • noun naming numbers
  • noun the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order
    count; counting; tally; enumeration; reckoning.
    • the counting continued for several hours

More 'numeration' Meaning


open

  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    clear.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open
  • noun where the air is unconfined
    out-of-doors; open air; outdoors.
    • he wanted to get outdoors a little
    • the concert was held in the open air
    • camping in the open

More 'open' Meaning


forty

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of ten and four
    XL; 40.
  • adjective satellite being ten more than thirty
    twoscore; xl; 40.

More 'forty' Meaning


shop_mechanic

  • noun a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
    machinist; mechanic.

More 'shop_mechanic' Meaning


content

  • noun everything that is included in a collection and that is held or included in something
    • he emptied the contents of his pockets
    • the two groups were similar in content
  • noun what a communication that is about something is about
    message; substance; subject matter.

More 'content' Meaning


common_factor

  • noun an integer that divides two (or more) other integers evenly
    common divisor; common measure.

More 'common_factor' Meaning


reader

  • noun a person who enjoys reading
  • noun someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication
    subscriber.

More 'reader' Meaning


twenty-five

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-four and one
    25; XXV.
  • adjective satellite being five more than twenty
    25; xxv.

More 'twenty-five' Meaning


pierre_de_fermat

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

More 'pierre_de_fermat' Meaning


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

More 'linear' Meaning


tierce

  • noun the third canonical hour; about 9 a.m.
    terce.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; troika; three; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.

More 'tierce' Meaning


fugitive

  • noun someone who flees from an uncongenial situation
    runaway; fleer.
    • fugitives from the sweatshops
  • noun someone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice
    fugitive from justice.

More 'fugitive' Meaning


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.

More 'free' Meaning


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

More 'standard' Meaning


aboriginal

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    indigen; indigene; aborigine; native.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students
  • noun a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
    Aborigine; Australian Aborigine; native Australian; Abo.

More 'aboriginal' Meaning


proportionality

  • noun a ratio of two quantities that is constant
  • noun harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)
    balance; proportion.
    • in all perfectly beautiful objects there is found the opposition of one part to another and a reciprocal balance"- John Ruskin

More 'proportionality' Meaning


detecting

  • noun a police investigation to determine the perpetrator
    detection; sleuthing; detective work.
    • detection is hard on the feet
  • verb discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
    notice; observe; detect; find; discover.
    • She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water
    • We found traces of lead in the paint

More 'detecting' Meaning


congener

  • noun a minor chemical constituent that gives a wine or liquor its distinctive character
  • noun an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)
    relative; congeneric; congenator.

More 'congener' Meaning


color-blind_person

  • noun a person unable to distinguish differences in hue

More 'color-blind_person' Meaning


birdie

  • noun (golf) a score of one stroke under par on a hole
  • noun badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers
    shuttle; shuttlecock; bird.

More 'birdie' Meaning


lobachevsky

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

More 'lobachevsky' Meaning


quintessence

  • noun the fifth and highest element after air and earth and fire and water; was believed to be the substance composing all heavenly bodies
    ether.
  • noun the purest and most concentrated essence of something

More 'quintessence' Meaning


august_ferdinand_mobius

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

More 'august_ferdinand_mobius' Meaning


render

  • noun a substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls
  • verb cause to become
    • The shot rendered her immobile

More 'render' Meaning


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

More 'grade' Meaning


add_on

  • verb make an addition
    • Let's add on to this
  • verb add to the very end
    affix; supplement; append.
    • He appended a glossary to his novel where he used an invented language

More 'add_on' Meaning


primary

  • noun a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen
    primary election.
  • noun one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing
    primary feather; primary quill.

More 'primary' Meaning


expansivity

  • noun the fractional change in length or area or volume per unit change in temperature at a given constant pressure
    coefficient of expansion.
  • noun a quality characterized by magnificence of scale or the tendency to expand
    expansiveness.
    • the expansiveness of their extravagant life style was soon curtailed

More 'expansivity' Meaning


unperson

  • noun a person regarded as nonexistent and having no rights; a person whose existence is systematically ignored (especially for ideological or political reasons)
    nonperson.
    • the former senator is treated as a nonperson by this administration
    • George Orwell predicted that political dissidents would be treated as unpersons

More 'unperson' Meaning


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

More 'plurality' Meaning


enumerate

  • verb specify individually
    recite; itemise; itemize.
    • She enumerated the many obstacles she had encountered
    • The doctor recited the list of possible side effects of the drug
  • verb determine the number or amount of
    count; numerate; number.
    • Can you count the books on your shelf?
    • Count your change

More 'enumerate' Meaning


comforter

  • noun commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
    sympathizer; sympathiser.
  • noun a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies
    allayer; reliever.
    • a reliever of anxiety
    • an allayer of fears

More 'comforter' Meaning


discriminator

  • noun a person who (or that which) differentiates
    differentiator.

More 'discriminator' Meaning


calorie

  • noun unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure
    small calorie; gram calorie.
  • noun a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree at one atmosphere pressure; used by nutritionists to characterize the energy-producing potential in food
    large calorie; nutritionist's calorie; kilogram calorie; kilocalorie.

More 'calorie' Meaning


bessel

  • noun German mathematician and astronomer who made accurate measurements of stellar distances and who predicted the existence on an 8th planet (1784-1846)
    Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel.

More 'bessel' Meaning


program_library

  • noun (computing) a collection of standard programs and subroutines that are stored and available for immediate use
    subroutine library; library.

More 'program_library' Meaning


basketball

  • noun a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop
    hoops; basketball game.
  • noun an inflated ball used in playing basketball

More 'basketball' Meaning


needer

  • noun a person who wants or needs something
    wanter.
    • an owner of many things and needer of none

More 'needer' Meaning


crunch

  • noun the sound of something crunching
    • he heard the crunch of footsteps on the gravel path
  • noun a critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources)
    • an end-of-the year crunch
    • a financial crunch

More 'crunch' Meaning


tot

  • noun a small amount (especially of a drink)
    • a tot of rum
  • noun a young child
    bambino; toddler; yearling.

More 'tot' Meaning


ballistic

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of the motion of objects moving under their own momentum and the force of gravity
    • ballistic missile

More 'ballistic' Meaning


calculus_of_variations

  • noun the calculus of maxima and minima of definite integrals

More 'calculus_of_variations' Meaning


carry-over

  • noun application of a skill learned in one situation to a different but similar situation
    transfer of training; transfer.
  • noun the accumulated and undivided profits of a corporation after provision has been made for dividends and reserves
    carry-forward.

More 'carry-over' Meaning


soothsayer

  • noun someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)
    forecaster; predictor; prognosticator.

More 'soothsayer' Meaning


corpus

  • noun capital as contrasted with the income derived from it
    principal sum; principal.
  • noun a collection of writings
    • he edited the Hemingway corpus

More 'corpus' Meaning


loved_one

  • noun a person who you love, usually a member of your family

More 'loved_one' Meaning


rectifier

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

More 'rectifier' Meaning


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

More 'period_of_play' Meaning


limitlessness

  • noun the quality of being infinite; without bound or limit
    infinitude; unboundedness; infiniteness; boundlessness.

More 'limitlessness' Meaning


wardrobe

  • noun a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes
    press; closet.
  • noun collection of clothing belonging to one person

More 'wardrobe' Meaning


nonpartisan

  • noun a person who is nonpartisan
    nonpartizan.
  • adjective free from party affiliation or bias
    nonpartizan.

More 'nonpartisan' Meaning


gambler

  • noun a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events
  • noun someone who risks loss or injury in the hope of gain or excitement
    risk taker.

More 'gambler' Meaning


tenantry

  • noun tenants of an estate considered as a group

More 'tenantry' Meaning


spoiler

  • noun a candidate with no chance of winning but who may draw enough votes to prevent one of the leading candidates from winning
  • noun someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
    looter; despoiler; plunderer; pillager; freebooter; raider.

More 'spoiler' Meaning


scrutineer

  • noun someone who examines votes at an election
    canvasser.

More 'scrutineer' Meaning


hike

  • noun a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure
    hiking; tramp.
    • she enjoys a hike in her spare time
  • noun an increa