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exponentiation

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

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plump_out

  • verb depart suddenly
    • He plumped out of the house
  • verb make fat or plump
    fatten up; fat; fill out; flesh out; fatten; fatten out; plump.
    • We will plump out that poor starving child

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coarctation

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

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vernier

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

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sputter

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spatter; spattering; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage)
    splutter.

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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.

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geology

  • noun a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks

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void

  • noun the state of nonexistence
    nothingness; nullity; nihility.
  • noun an empty area or space
    vacancy; emptiness; vacuum.
    • the huge desert voids
    • the emptiness of outer space
    • without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum

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fattiness

  • noun having the property of containing fat
    adiposeness; adiposity.
    • he recommended exercise to reduce my adiposity

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redact

  • noun someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication
    rewriter; redactor; reviser; rewrite man.
  • verb formulate in a particular style or language
    put; frame; couch; cast.
    • I wouldn't put it that way
    • She cast her request in very polite language

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quadratics

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

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affect

  • noun the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
  • verb have an effect upon
    impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch.
    • Will the new rules affect me?

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fractal

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

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come_close

  • verb nearly do something
    • She came close to quitting her job
  • verb be close or similar
    approximate.
    • Her results approximate my own

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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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underreckoning

  • noun an estimation that is too low; an estimate that is less than the true or actual value
    underestimation; underestimate; underrating.

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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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disc

  • noun sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
    phonograph recording; platter; phonograph record; record; disk.
  • noun something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate
    disk; saucer.
    • the moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky

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roundness

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

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crookedness

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

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bean-shaped

  • adjective satellite having a shape resembling a bean

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numerical_analysis

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

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hemodynamics

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

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almond

  • noun small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull; cultivated in southern Australia and California
    Amygdalus communis; Prunus dulcis; sweet almond; Prunus amygdalus.
  • noun oval-shaped edible seed of the almond tree

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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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pubis

  • noun one of the three sections of the hipbone; together these two bones form the front of the pelvis
    pubic bone; os pubis.

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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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hide

  • noun the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
    fell.
  • noun body covering of a living animal
    pelt; skin.

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poison

  • noun any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism
    toxicant; poisonous substance.
  • noun anything that harms or destroys
    • the poison of fascism

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fatness

  • noun excess bodily weight
    blubber; avoirdupois; fat.
    • she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others

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hamilton

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

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blur

  • noun a hazy or indistinct representation
    fuzz.
    • it happened so fast it was just a blur
    • he tried to clear his head of the whisky fuzz
  • verb become glassy; lose clear vision
    glaze over; film over.
    • Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep

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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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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

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hipparchus

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

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dead_reckoning

  • noun an estimate based on little or no information
    guesswork; guess; shot; guessing.
  • noun navigation without the aid of celestial observations

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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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asymmetry

  • noun (mathematics) a lack of symmetry
    dissymmetry; imbalance.

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rotundness

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

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dry

  • noun a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
    prohibitionist.
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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property

  • noun something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;
    belongings; holding.
    • that hat is my property
    • he is a man of property
  • noun a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
    • a study of the physical properties of atomic particles

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klein

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

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taper

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

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proportion

  • noun the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole
  • noun magnitude or extent
    dimension.
    • a building of vast proportions

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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

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puppy_fat

  • noun fat on the body of a baby or child; disappears at adolescence

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peirce

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

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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.

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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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vegetable_oil

  • noun any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
    oil.

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topography

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

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divide

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

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amygdaliform

  • adjective satellite shaped like an almond
    almond-shaped; amygdaloidal; amygdaloid.

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psychological

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

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eyedness

  • noun the property of favoring one eye over the other (as in taking aim)

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reckoner

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

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total

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

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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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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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pudgy

  • adjective satellite short and plump
    podgy; dumpy; roly-poly; tubby.

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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

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strike

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

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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

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skewness

  • noun an oblique or slanting asymmetry
    lopsidedness.

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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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chin

  • noun the protruding part of the lower jaw
    mentum.
  • noun Kamarupan languages spoken in western Burma and Bangladesh and easternmost India
    Kuki; Kuki-Chin.

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epicyclical

  • adjective of or relating to an epicycle
    epicyclic.
    • epicyclic gear train

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sonsie

  • adjective satellite (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves
    busty; stacked; voluptuous; full-bosomed; bosomy; buxom; curvaceous; curvy; well-endowed; sonsy.
    • Hollywood seems full of curvaceous blondes
    • a curvy young woman in a tight dress

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spare_tire

  • noun excess fat around the waistline
    love handle.

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cuddle

  • noun a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace
    nestle; snuggle.
  • verb move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
    nuzzle; nest; nestle; draw close; snuggle.
    • We cuddled against each other to keep warm
    • The children snuggled into their sleeping bags

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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.

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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

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allantoid

  • adjective satellite shaped like a sausage
    sausage-shaped.

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pure_mathematics

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

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andrei_markov

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

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embonpoint

  • noun the bodily property of being well rounded
    roundness; plumpness.
  • adjective satellite sufficiently fat so as to have a pleasing fullness of figure;
    chubby; plump.
    • a chubby child
    • pleasingly plump

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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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probability_theorist

  • noun a mathematician who specializes in probability theory

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globular

  • adjective satellite having the shape of a sphere or ball
    spherical; ball-shaped; global; orbicular; spheric; globose.
    • a spherical object
    • nearly orbicular in shape
    • little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey

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damage

  • noun the occurrence of a change for the worse
    harm; impairment.
  • noun loss of military equipment
    equipment casualty.

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machine

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

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veblen

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

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scientific_discipline

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

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axial_rotation

  • noun rotary motion of an object around its own axis
    axial motion; roll.
    • wheels in axial rotation

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modulation

  • noun a musical passage moving from one key to another
    transition.
  • noun (electronics) the transmission of a signal by using it to vary a carrier wave; changing the carrier's amplitude or frequency or phase

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protuberance

  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; hump; prominence; bump; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns
  • noun the condition of being protuberant; the condition of bulging out
    • the protuberance of his belly

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wrong

  • noun that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law
    wrongfulness.
    • he feels that you are in the wrong
  • noun any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
    legal injury; damage.

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equaliser

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

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arch

  • noun a curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening
  • noun a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet)

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parallel

  • noun something having the property of being analogous to something else
    analogue; analog.
  • noun an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
    latitude; parallel of latitude; line of latitude.

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cytogenetics

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

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galois_theory

  • noun group theory applied to the solution of algebraic equations

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cylindricality

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

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phytologist

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

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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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wind

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

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symmetricalness

  • noun (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
    correspondence; balance; symmetry.

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spheroidal

  • adjective satellite having the nature or shape of an ellipsoid
    ellipsoidal; ellipsoid.

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paunchiness

  • noun the bodily property of a protruding belly
    abdominousness.

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hero

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

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al-haytham

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

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fix

  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage
  • noun something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug
    • she needed a fix of chocolate

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better

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

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nikolai_ivanovich_lobachevsky

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

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concavity

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

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haeckel

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

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convexity

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

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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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off-centered

  • adjective satellite situated away from the center or axis
    off-center.

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combination

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

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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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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

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radiobiology

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

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dinge

  • noun discoloration due to dirtiness
    dinginess.
  • verb make a dent or impression in
    batter.
    • dinge a soft hat

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dumpy

  • adjective resembling a garbage dump
  • adjective satellite short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature
    squat; squatty; low-set; chunky; stumpy.
    • some people seem born to be square and chunky
    • a dumpy little dumpling of a woman
    • dachshunds are long lowset dogs with drooping ears
    • a little church with a squat tower
    • a squatty red smokestack
    • a stumpy ungainly figure

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interpolation

  • noun a message (spoken or written) that is introduced or inserted
    insertion.
    • with the help of his friend's interpolations his story was eventually told
    • with many insertions in the margins
  • noun (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function between the values already known

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bone

  • noun rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
    os.
  • noun the porous calcified substance from which bones are made
    osseous tissue.

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plant_scientist

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

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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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extract

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

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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

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rod-shaped

  • adjective satellite formed like a bacillus
    bacilliform; bacillar; baculiform; bacillary.
  • adjective satellite resembling a rod
    rodlike.

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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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pierre_de_fermat

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

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grease

  • noun a thick fatty oil (especially one used to lubricate machinery)
    lubricating oil.
  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    filth; dirt; soil; grime; grunge; stain.

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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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buxomness

  • noun the bodily property of being attractively plump and vigorous and (of women) full-bosomed

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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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formation

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

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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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homocentric

  • adjective having a common center
    concentric; concentrical.
    • concentric rings

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stalagmite

  • noun a cylinder of calcium carbonate projecting upward from the floor of a limestone cave

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lobachevsky

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

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guesswork

  • noun an estimate based on little or no information
    guess; dead reckoning; shot; guessing.

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fourier_analysis

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

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fill_out

  • verb write all the required information onto a form
    fill in; make out; complete.
    • fill out this questionnaire, please!
    • make out a form
  • verb make bigger or better or more complete
    round out.

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august_ferdinand_mobius

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

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phycology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies algae
    algology.

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low-set

  • adjective satellite short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature
    squat; squatty; chunky; dumpy; stumpy.
    • some people seem born to be square and chunky
    • a dumpy little dumpling of a woman
    • dachshunds are long lowset dogs with drooping ears
    • a little church with a squat tower
    • a squatty red smokestack
    • a stumpy ungainly figure
  • adjective satellite lower than average
    lowset.
    • lowset ears
    • a stocky low-set animal

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thick

  • noun the location of something surrounded by other things
    midst.
    • in the midst of the crowd
  • adjective not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions
    • an inch thick
    • a thick board
    • a thick sandwich
    • spread a thick layer of butter
    • thick coating of dust
    • thick warm blankets

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bessel

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

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tot

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

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information_science

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

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johann_bernoulli

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

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calculus_of_variations

  • noun the calculus of maxima and minima of definite integrals

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hypothetical

  • noun a hypothetical possibility, circumstance, statement, proposal, situation, etc.
    • consider the following, just as a hypothetical
  • adjective satellite based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence
    conjectural; supposititious; suppositious; suppositional; supposed; hypothetic; divinatory.
    • theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural
    • the supposed reason for his absence
    • suppositious reconstructions of dead languages
    • hypothetical situation

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bowfront

  • adjective satellite having an outward curving front
    • a bowfront dresser
    • a bowfront house

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analytic_geometry

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

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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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paraboloidal

  • adjective satellite having the shape of a paraboloid

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fatten_up

  • verb make fat or plump
    fat; fill out; flesh out; fatten; fatten out; plump out; plump.
    • We will plump out that poor starving child

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jean_bernoulli

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

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rationalization

  • noun the cognitive process of making something seem consistent with or based on reason
    rationalisation.
  • noun (psychiatry) a defense mechanism by which your true motivation is concealed by explaining your actions and feelings in a way that is not threatening
    rationalisation.

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minus

  • noun an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated
    subtraction.
    • the subtraction of three from four leaves one
    • four minus three equals one
  • adjective on the negative side or lower end of a scale
    • minus 5 degrees
    • a grade of B minus

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paleozoology

  • noun the study of fossil animals
    palaeozoology.

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data_processor

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

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hue

  • noun the quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength
    chromaticity.
  • verb take on color or become colored
    • In highlights it hued to a dull silver-grey

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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johann_muller

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

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capitate

  • noun the wrist bone with a rounded head shape that articulates with the 3rd metacarpus
    os capitatum; capitate bone.
  • adjective satellite being abruptly enlarged and globose at the tip

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steatopygia

  • noun an extreme accumulation of fat on the buttocks

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sounding

  • noun a measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line
  • noun the act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line)

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discoidal

  • adjective satellite having a flat circular shape
    disklike; discoid; disc-shaped; disk-shaped; disclike.

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chest

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

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circlet

  • noun a small circle
  • noun decorated metal band worn around the head

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rationalisation

  • noun (psychiatry) a defense mechanism by which your true motivation is concealed by explaining your actions and feelings in a way that is not threatening
    rationalization.
  • noun the cognitive process of making something seem consistent with or based on reason
    rationalization.

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object

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

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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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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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coil

  • noun a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
    volute; spiral; helix; whorl.
    • a coil of rope
  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; ringlet; scroll; whorl; curl; curlicue; roll.

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lift

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

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camp

  • noun temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
    encampment; bivouac; cantonment.
    • wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling
  • noun a group of people living together in a camp
    • the whole camp laughed at his mistake

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profundity

  • noun wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound
    reconditeness; abstruseness; abstrusity; profoundness.
    • the anthropologist was impressed by the reconditeness of the native proverbs
  • noun intellectual depth; penetrating knowledge; keen insight; etc
    profoundness.
    • the depth of my feeling
    • the profoundness of the silence

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sprocket

  • noun roller that has teeth on the rims to pull film or paper through
  • noun thin wheel with teeth that engage with a chain
    sprocket wheel.

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gauge

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

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alan_mathison_turing

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

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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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zaftig

  • adjective satellite (of a female body) healthily plump and vigorous;
    zoftig; buxom.
    • a generation ago...buxom actresses were popular"- Robt.A.Hamilton

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ellipsoid

  • noun a surface whose plane sections are all ellipses or circles
    • the Earth is an ellipsoid
  • adjective satellite having the nature or shape of an ellipsoid
    ellipsoidal; spheroidal.

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sphericity

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

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buxom

  • adjective satellite (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves
    busty; sonsie; stacked; voluptuous; full-bosomed; bosomy; curvaceous; curvy; well-endowed; sonsy.
    • Hollywood seems full of curvaceous blondes
    • a curvy young woman in a tight dress
  • adjective satellite (of a female body) healthily plump and vigorous;
    zoftig; zaftig.
    • a generation ago...buxom actresses were popular"- Robt.A.Hamilton

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bust

  • noun a complete failure
    flop; fizzle.
    • the play was a dismal flop
  • noun the chest of a woman
    female chest.

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rich

  • noun people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)
    rich people.
    • only the very rich benefit from this legislation
  • adjective possessing material wealth
    • her father is extremely rich
    • many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles

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profoundness

  • noun extremeness of degree
    • the profoundness of his ignorance
  • noun wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound
    reconditeness; abstruseness; abstrusity; profundity.
    • the anthropologist was impressed by the reconditeness of the native proverbs

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dullness

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

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cryptography

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

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smut

  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    soot; crock; lampblack; carbon black.
  • noun destructive diseases of plants (especially cereal grasses) caused by fungi that produce black powdery masses of spores

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heftiness

  • noun possessing muscular strength
    brawn; sinew; brawniness; muscle; muscularity.
  • noun the property of being large in mass
    ponderousness; massiveness; heft; ponderosity.

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curvaceousness

  • noun the quality of having a well-rounded body
    voluptuousness; shapeliness.

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ecologist

  • noun a biologist who studies the relation between organisms and their environment

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botanical

  • noun a drug made from part of a plant (as the bark or root or leaves)
  • adjective of or relating to plants or botany
    botanic.
    • botanical garden

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rumbling

  • noun a loud low dull continuous noise
    rumble; grumble; grumbling.
    • they heard the rumbling of thunder
  • verb make a low noise
    rumble; grumble.
    • rumbling thunder

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bay

  • noun an indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
    embayment.
  • noun the sound of a hound on the scent

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8vo

  • noun the size of a book whose pages are made by folding a sheet of paper three times to form eight leaves
    octavo; eightvo.

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analytical

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

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parabolic_geometry

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

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approach

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

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huxley

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

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leonhard_euler

  • noun Swiss mathematician (1707-1783)
    Euler.

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venture

  • noun any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
  • noun an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits
    speculation.
    • he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it

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spherical_trigonometry

  • noun (mathematics) the trigonometry of spherical triangles

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embracement

  • noun the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
    embrace; embracing.

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ellipticity

  • noun the property possessed by a round shape that is flattened at the poles
    oblateness.
    • the oblateness of the planet

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agrobiology

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

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thomas_henry_huxley

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

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topology

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

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fault

  • noun a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
    error; mistake.
    • he made a bad mistake
    • she was quick to point out my errors
    • I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults
  • noun an imperfection in an object or machine
    flaw; defect.
    • a flaw caused the crystal to shatter
    • if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer

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cryonics

  • noun the freezing of a seriously ill or recently deceased person to stop tissues from decomposing; the body is preserved until new medical cures are developed that might bring the person back to life
    • cryonics is more science fiction than serious science

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rolypoliness

  • noun the property of having a plump and round body
    pudginess; chubbiness; tubbiness.

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tone

  • noun the quality of a person's voice
    tone of voice.
    • he began in a conversational tone
    • he spoke in a nervous tone of voice
  • noun (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages
    • the Beijing dialect uses four tones

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positiveness

  • noun the character of the positive electric pole
    positivity.
  • noun a quality or state characterized by certainty or acceptance or affirmation and dogmatic assertiveness
    positivity; positivism.

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conglobe

  • verb assume a globular shape
    conglobate.

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capitate_bone

  • noun the wrist bone with a rounded head shape that articulates with the 3rd metacarpus
    os capitatum; capitate.

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mothball

  • noun a small sphere of camphor or naphthalene used to keep moths away from stored clothing
    camphor ball.
  • verb put into long-term storage

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exactness

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

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obese

  • adjective satellite excessively fat
    rotund; corpulent; weighty.
    • a weighty man

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life

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

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turned

  • adjective moved around an axis or center
  • verb change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
    turn.
    • Turn towards me
    • The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face
    • She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs

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concentrical

  • adjective having a common center
    concentric; homocentric.
    • concentric rings

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contour_line

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

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sausage-shaped

  • adjective satellite shaped like a sausage
    allantoid.

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chill

  • noun coldness due to a cold environment
    iciness; gelidity.
  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; quiver; thrill; shudder; shiver; tingle.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him

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applied

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

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solvate

  • noun a compound formed by solvation (the combination of solvent molecules with molecules or ions of the solute)
  • verb cause a solvation in (a substance)

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balance

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

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mistake

  • noun a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
    fault; error.
    • he made a bad mistake
    • she was quick to point out my errors
    • I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults
  • noun an understanding of something that is not correct
    misunderstanding; misapprehension.
    • he wasn't going to admit his mistake
    • make no mistake about his intentions
    • there must be some misunderstanding--I don't have a sister

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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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cylinder

  • noun a solid bounded by a cylindrical surface and two parallel planes (the bases)
  • noun a surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line

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full-bosomed

  • adjective satellite (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves
    busty; sonsie; stacked; voluptuous; bosomy; buxom; curvaceous; curvy; well-endowed; sonsy.
    • Hollywood seems full of curvaceous blondes
    • a curvy young woman in a tight dress

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equator

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

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prolate

  • adjective having the polar diameter greater than the equatorial diameter
    watermelon-shaped.
    • a prolate spheroid is generated by revolving an ellipse about its major axis
  • adjective satellite rounded like an egg
    oval-shaped; ovate; ovoid; elliptic; elliptical; oval; egg-shaped; oviform.

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tissue

  • noun part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function
  • noun a soft thin (usually translucent) paper
    tissue paper.

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brake

  • noun a restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle
  • noun any of various ferns of the genus Pteris having pinnately compound leaves and including several popular houseplants

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waviness

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

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platen

  • noun work table of a machine tool
  • noun the flat plate of a printing press that presses the paper against the type

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fattish

  • adjective satellite somewhat fat

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patent

  • noun a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
    patent of invention.
  • noun an official document granting a right or privilege
    letters patent.

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make

  • noun a recognizable kind
    brand.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    shuffle; shuffling.

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wound

  • noun an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
    lesion.
  • noun a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
    injury; combat injury.

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surmisal

  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    guess; conjecture; supposition; hypothesis; speculation; surmise.

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complex

  • noun a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
    composite.
    • the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town
  • noun a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated
    coordination compound.

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prejudgment

  • noun a judgment reached before the evidence is available
    prejudgement.

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belly

  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    venter; stomach; abdomen.
  • noun a protruding abdomen
    paunch.

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clean-limbed

  • adjective satellite having well-proportioned limbs

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vegetable

  • noun edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
    veg; veggie.
  • noun any of various herbaceous plants cultivated for an edible part such as the fruit or the root of the beet or the leaf of spinach or the seeds of bean plants or the flower buds of broccoli or cauliflower

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wheel

  • noun a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
  • noun a handwheel that is used for steering
    steering wheel.

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lunate

  • adjective satellite resembling the new moon in shape
    crescent-shaped; crescent; semilunar.

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social

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

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non-euclidean_geometry

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

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heft

  • noun the property of being large in mass
    ponderousness; massiveness; heftiness; ponderosity.
  • verb lift or elevate
    heave up; heave; heft up.

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fully_fashioned

  • adjective satellite knitted to fit the shape of the body
    full-fashioned.
    • full-fashioned hosiery

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ellipsoidal

  • adjective satellite having the nature or shape of an ellipsoid
    ellipsoid; spheroidal.

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numerousness

  • noun a large number
    multiplicity; numerosity.

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biostatistics

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

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karl_gauss

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

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fullness

  • noun completeness over a broad scope
    comprehensiveness.
  • noun the property of a sensation that is rich and pleasing
    richness; mellowness.
    • the music had a fullness that echoed through the hall
    • the cheap wine had no body, no mellowness
    • he was well aware of the richness of his own appearance

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upturned

  • adjective satellite having been turned so that the bottom is no longer the bottom
    overturned; upset.
    • an overturned car
    • the upset pitcher of milk
    • sat on an upturned bucket
  • adjective satellite (used of noses) turned up at the end
    tip-tilted; retrousse.
    • a retrousse nose
    • a small upturned nose

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divination

  • noun successful conjecture by unusual insight or good luck
  • noun a prediction uttered under divine inspiration
    prophecy.

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legion

  • noun archaic terms for army
    host.
  • noun association of ex-servicemen
    • the American Legion

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pitch_contour

  • noun rise and fall of the voice pitch
    modulation; intonation.

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crescent-shaped

  • adjective satellite resembling the new moon in shape
    lunate; crescent; semilunar.

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globularness

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

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descriptive_geometry

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

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orbicular

  • adjective satellite circular or nearly circular
    orbiculate.
  • adjective satellite having the shape of a sphere or ball
    spherical; ball-shaped; globular; global; spheric; globose.
    • a spherical object
    • nearly orbicular in shape
    • little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey

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disc-shaped

  • adjective satellite having a flat circular shape
    disklike; discoidal; discoid; disk-shaped; disclike.

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judge

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

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radial_symmetry

  • noun the property of symmetry about an axis
    • the starfish illustrates radial symmetry

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antique

  • noun an elderly man
    old geezer; old-timer; gaffer; oldtimer.
  • noun any piece of furniture or decorative object or the like produced in a former period and valuable because of its beauty or rarity

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thanatology

  • noun the branch of science that studies death (especially its social and psychological aspects)

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right

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

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petting

  • noun affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)
    cuddling; caressing; smooching; hugging; snuggling; necking; kissing; fondling.
  • verb stroke or caress gently
    pet.
    • pet the lamb

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dead

  • noun people who are no longer living
    • they buried the dead
  • noun a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense
    • the dead of winter

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vaulted

  • adjective satellite having a hemispherical vault or dome
    domed.
  • verb jump across or leap over (an obstacle)
    vault; overleap.

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circinate

  • adjective satellite shaped like a ring
    ring-shaped; annulate; annulated; annular; doughnut-shaped; ringed.

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prejudgement

  • noun a judgment reached before the evidence is available
    prejudgment.

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bayes

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

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curvaceous

  • adjective satellite (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves
    busty; sonsie; stacked; voluptuous; full-bosomed; bosomy; buxom; curvy; well-endowed; sonsy.
    • Hollywood seems full of curvaceous blondes
    • a curvy young woman in a tight dress

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statistician

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

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conformation

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

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bolt

  • noun a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder
    thunderbolt; bolt of lightning.
  • noun a sliding bar in a breech-loading firearm that ejects an empty cartridge and replaces it and closes the breech

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peer

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

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census

  • noun a periodic count of the population
    nose count; nosecount.
  • verb conduct a census
    • They censused the deer in the forest

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leibniz

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

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adipose

  • adjective satellite composed of animal fat
    • adipose tissue constitutes the fat of meat

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plus

  • noun a useful or valuable quality
    asset.
  • noun the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers
    summation; addition.
    • the summation of four and three gives seven
    • four plus three equals seven

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evaluator

  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    judge.

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approximate

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

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fraction

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

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fork

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

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celestial_globe

  • noun a globe that is a spherical model of the heavens

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form

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

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boole

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

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sir_john_cowdery_kendrew

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

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archimedes

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

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beadle

  • noun a minor parish official who serves a ceremonial function
  • noun United States biologist who discovered how hereditary characteristics are transmitted by genes (1903-1989)
    George Beadle; George Wells Beadle.

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equalization

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

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crystal

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

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temper

  • noun a sudden outburst of anger
    pique; irritation.
    • his temper sparked like damp firewood
  • noun a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
    humor; humour; mood.
    • whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time
    • he was in a bad humor

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liberal

  • noun a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties
    progressive; liberalist.
  • noun a person who favors an economic theory of laissez-faire and self-regulating markets

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computing

  • noun the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
    computer science.
  • noun the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
    calculation; computation.

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trig

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

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carson

  • noun United States biologist remembered for her opposition to the use of pesticides that were hazardous to wildlife (1907-1964)
    Rachel Carson; Rachel Louise Carson.
  • noun United States frontiersman who guided Fremont's expeditions in the 1840s and served as a Union general in the American Civil War (1809-1868)
    Kit Carson; Christopher Carson.

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fashioned

  • adjective satellite planned and made or fashioned artistically
    • beautifully fashioned dresses
  • verb make out of components (often in an improvising manner)
    forge; fashion.
    • She fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks

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mold

  • noun the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    mould; cast; stamp.
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region
  • noun container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
    mould; cast.

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check

  • noun a written order directing a bank to pay money
    cheque; bank check.
    • he paid all his bills by check
  • noun an appraisal of the state of affairs
    assay.
    • they made an assay of the contents
    • a check on its dependability under stress

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constriction

  • noun a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel
    chokepoint; bottleneck.
  • noun tight or narrow compression
    coarctation.

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tit

  • noun either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman
    titty; bosom; knocker; breast; boob.
  • noun the small projection of a mammary gland
    pap; mammilla; teat; mamilla; nipple.

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tip

  • noun the extreme end of something; especially something pointed
  • noun a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
    baksheesh; pourboire; bakshis; bakshish; gratuity; backsheesh.

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tie

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

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roll

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

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oiliness

  • noun consisting of or covered with oil
    oleaginousness; greasiness.
  • noun smug self-serving earnestness
    oleaginousness; fulsomeness; unction; smarminess; unctuousness.

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william_rowan_hamilton

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

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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

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cycloid

  • noun a line generated by a point on a circle rolling along a straight line
  • adjective satellite resembling a circle
    cycloidal.

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time

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

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equalizer

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

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bolus

  • noun a small round soft mass (as of chewed food)
  • noun a large pill; used especially in veterinary medicine

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debauch

  • noun a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity
    bacchanalia; saturnalia; bacchanal; riot; drunken revelry; debauchery; orgy.
  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; 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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global

  • adjective satellite involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope
    worldwide; planetary; world-wide; world.
    • global war
    • global monetary policy
    • neither national nor continental but planetary
    • a world crisis
    • of worldwide significance
  • adjective satellite having the shape of a sphere or ball
    spherical; ball-shaped; globular; orbicular; spheric; globose.
    • a spherical object
    • nearly orbicular in shape
    • little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey

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rod

  • noun a long thin implement made of metal or wood
  • noun any rod-shaped bacterium

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camphor_ball

  • noun a small sphere of camphor or naphthalene used to keep moths away from stored clothing
    mothball.

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ponderousness

  • noun an oppressive quality that is laborious and solemn and lacks grace or fluency
    heaviness.
    • a book so serious that it sometimes subsided into ponderousness
    • his lectures tend to heaviness and repetition
  • noun the property of being large in mass
    massiveness; heft; heftiness; ponderosity.

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overreckoning

  • noun a calculation that results in an estimate that is too high
    overestimate; overrating; overestimation.

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computation

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

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hyperboloid

  • noun a quadric surface generated by rotating a hyperbola around its main axis

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outsize

  • noun an unusual garment size (especially one that is very large)
  • adjective satellite larger than normal for its kind
    outsized; oversized; oversize.

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hump

  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; prominence; bump; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns
  • verb round one's back by bending forward and drawing the shoulders forward
    hunch forward; hunch; hunch over.

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charge

  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    complaint.
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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elliptic

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

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string

  • noun a lightweight cord
    twine.
  • noun stringed instruments that are played with a bow
    bowed stringed instrument.
    • the strings played superlatively well

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tubby

  • adjective satellite short and plump
    podgy; dumpy; roly-poly; pudgy.

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geometrical

  • adjective of or relating to or determined by geometry
    geometric.
  • adjective satellite characterized by simple geometric forms in design and decoration
    geometric.
    • a buffalo hide painted with red and black geometric designs

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cook

  • noun someone who cooks food
  • noun English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)
    Captain Cook; James Cook; Captain James Cook.

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cool

  • noun the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature
    • the cool of early morning
  • noun great coolness and composure under strain
    sang-froid; aplomb; poise; assuredness.
    • keep your cool

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complex_quantity

  • noun (mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of -1
    imaginary; complex number; imaginary number.

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smooching

  • noun affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)
    cuddling; petting; caressing; hugging; snuggling; necking; kissing; fondling.
  • verb snuggle and lie in a position where one person faces the back of the others
    spoon; smooch.

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involution

  • noun reduction in size of an organ or part (as in the return of the uterus to normal size after childbirth)
  • noun a long and intricate and complicated grammatical construction

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felix_klein

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

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natural_history

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

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speculation

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

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conglomeration

  • noun a rounded spherical form
    conglobation.
  • noun a sum total of many heterogenous things taken together
    aggregate; congeries.

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umbrellalike

  • adjective satellite resembling an umbrella

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revolution

  • noun a drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving
    • the industrial revolution was also a cultural revolution
  • noun the overthrow of a government by those who are governed

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maximization

  • noun the mathematical process of finding the maximum value of a function
  • noun the act of raising to the highest possible point or condition or position
    maximisation; maximation.

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countlessness

  • noun a number beyond counting
    innumerableness.

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crescent

  • noun any shape resembling the curved shape of the moon in its first or last quarters
  • adjective satellite resembling the new moon in shape
    crescent-shaped; lunate; semilunar.

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port

  • noun a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
  • noun sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal
    port wine.

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substitute

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

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bilateral_symmetry

  • noun the property of being symmetrical about a vertical plane
    bilaterality; bilateralism.

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constitution

  • noun law determining the fundamental political principles of a government
    organic law; fundamental law.
  • noun the act of forming or establishing something
    formation; organisation; establishment; organization.
    • the constitution of a PTA group last year
    • it was the establishment of his reputation
    • he still remembers the organization of the club

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heaviness

  • noun the property of being comparatively great in weight
    weightiness.
    • the heaviness of lead
  • noun persisting sadness
    • nothing lifted the heaviness of her heart after her loss

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axial

  • adjective of or relating to or resembling an axis of rotation
  • adjective relating to or attached to the axis
    axile.
    • axial angle

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suspect

  • noun someone who is under suspicion
  • noun a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused
    defendant.

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overappraisal

  • noun an appraisal that is too high
    overestimate; overestimation; overvaluation.

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change

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

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shift

  • noun an event in which something is displaced without rotation
    displacement.
  • noun a qualitative change
    transformation; transmutation.

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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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scramble

  • noun an unceremonious and disorganized struggle
    scuffle.
  • noun rushing about hastily in an undignified way
    scamper; scurry.

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parabolical

  • adjective resembling or expressed by parables
    parabolic.
  • adjective satellite having the form of a parabola
    parabolic.

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resonance

  • noun an excited state of a stable particle causing a sharp maximum in the probability of absorption of electromagnetic radiation
  • noun a vibration of large amplitude produced by a relatively small vibration near the same frequency of vibration as the natural frequency of the resonating system

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hermann_minkowski

  • noun German mathematician (born in Russia) who suggested the concept of four-dimensional space-time (1864-1909)
    Minkowski.

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algology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies algae
    phycology.

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love

  • noun a strong positive emotion of regard and affection
    • his love for his work
    • children need a lot of love
  • noun any object of warm affection or devotion;
    passion.
    • the theater was her first love
    • he has a passion for cock fighting

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extra

  • noun a minor actor in crowd scenes
    spear carrier; supernumerary.
  • noun an additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a crisis)

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keenness

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

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sebum

  • noun the oily secretion of the sebaceous glands; with perspiration it moistens and protects the skin

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john_napier

  • noun Scottish mathematician who invented logarithms; introduced the use of the decimal point in writing numbers (1550-1617)
    Napier.

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market

  • noun the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold
    market place; marketplace.
    • without competition there would be no market
    • they were driven from the marketplace
  • noun the customers for a particular product or service
    • before they publish any book they try to determine the size of the market for it

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noether

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

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conglobation

  • noun a rounded spherical form
    conglomeration.
  • noun an occurrence combining miscellaneous things into a (more or less) rounded mass
    conglomeration.

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projective_geometry

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

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additive

  • noun something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine
  • adjective designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
    linear.

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complex_number

  • noun (mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of -1
    imaginary; complex quantity; imaginary number.

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porcine

  • adjective relating to or suggesting swine
    • comparison between human and porcine pleasures
  • adjective satellite repellently fat
    gross.
    • a bald porcine old man

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neurophysiology

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

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reporting_weight

  • noun a person's body weight (as an athlete's) at the beginning of the season (when first reporting for practice)

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godel

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

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retrousse

  • adjective satellite (used of noses) turned up at the end
    tip-tilted; upturned.
    • a retrousse nose
    • a small upturned nose

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cardinality

  • noun (mathematics) the number of elements in a set or group (considered as a property of that grouping)

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disciform

  • adjective satellite having a round or oval shape like a disc
    • a disciform skin lesion

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preponderance

  • noun superiority in power or influence
    • the preponderance of good over evil
    • the preponderance of wealth and power
  • noun a superiority in numbers or amount
    prevalence.
    • a preponderance of evidence against the defendant

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mons_pubis

  • noun a mound of fatty tissue covering the pubic area in women
    mons veneris; mons.

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pretend

  • noun the enactment of a pretense
    make-believe.
    • it was just pretend
  • verb make believe with the intent to deceive
    affect; feign; dissemble; sham.
    • He feigned that he was ill
    • He shammed a headache

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soul

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

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purge

  • noun the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge
    purgation; purging.
  • noun an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements
    purging.

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electronic_computer

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

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modifier

  • noun a content word that qualifies the meaning of a noun or verb
    qualifier.
  • noun a moderator who makes less extreme or uncompromising

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karl_friedrich_gauss

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

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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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chip

  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; fleck; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line

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plane_geometry

  • noun the geometry of 2-dimensional figures

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critic

  • noun a person who is professionally engaged in the analysis and interpretation of works of art
  • noun anyone who expresses a reasoned judgment of something

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sculpturesque

  • adjective satellite resembling sculpture
    sculptured; modeled; sculptural.
    • her finely modeled features
    • rendered with...vivid sculptural effect
    • the sculpturesque beauty of the athletes' bodies

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counting

  • noun the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order
    count; tally; enumeration; reckoning; numeration.
    • the counting continued for several hours
  • verb determine the number or amount of
    count; numerate; number; enumerate.
    • Can you count the books on your shelf?
    • Count your change

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annulated

  • adjective satellite shaped like a ring
    ring-shaped; annulate; annular; doughnut-shaped; circinate; ringed.

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acentric

  • adjective lacking a centromere
    • an acentric chromosome fragment
  • adjective satellite not centered or having no center

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cumuliform

  • adjective satellite shaped like a cumulus cloud

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pure

  • adjective free of extraneous elements of any kind
    • pure air and water
    • pure gold
    • pure primary colors
    • the violin's pure and lovely song
    • pure tones
    • pure oxygen
  • adjective satellite without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
    perfect; double-dyed; complete; gross; arrant; unadulterated; sodding; stark; consummate; utter; thoroughgoing; everlasting; staring.
    • an arrant fool
    • a complete coward
    • a consummate fool
    • a double-dyed villain
    • gross negligence
    • a perfect idiot
    • pure folly
    • what a sodding mess
    • stark staring mad
    • a thoroughgoing villain
    • utter nonsense
    • the unadulterated truth

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plangency

  • noun having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant
    ringing; sonorousness; reverberance; resonance; vibrancy; sonority.

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mobius

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

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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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radial_asymmetry

  • noun the absence of symmetry about an axis

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isaac_newton

  • noun English mathematician and physicist; remembered for developing the calculus and for his law of gravitation and his three laws of motion (1642-1727)
    Sir Isaac Newton; Newton.

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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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switch

  • noun control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
    electric switch; electrical switch.
  • noun an event in which one thing is substituted for another
    replacement; transposition; permutation; substitution.
    • the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood

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tall

  • noun a garment size for a tall person
  • adjective great in vertical dimension; high in stature
    • tall people
    • tall buildings
    • tall trees
    • tall ships

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euclid

  • noun Greek geometer (3rd century BC)

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fireball

  • noun an especially luminous meteor (sometimes exploding)
    bolide.
  • noun a highly energetic and indefatigable person
    human dynamo; ball of fire; powerhouse.

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round_shape

  • noun a shape that is curved and without sharp angles

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terrace

  • noun usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence
    patio.
  • noun a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
    bench.

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pitch

  • noun the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
  • noun (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
    delivery.

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still

  • noun a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
    • he wanted some stills for a magazine ad
  • noun (poetic) tranquil silence
    hush; stillness.
    • the still of the night

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nathaniel_bowditch

  • noun United States mathematician and astronomer noted for his works on navigation (1773-1838)
    Bowditch.

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differential_calculus

  • noun the part of calculus that deals with the variation of a function with respect to changes in the independent variable (or variables) by means of the concepts of derivative and differential
    method of fluxions.

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group

  • noun any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
    grouping.
  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    radical; chemical group.

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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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proteomics

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

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jowl

  • noun the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
    mandible; lower jaw; submaxilla; lower jawbone; mandibula; mandibular bone; jawbone.
  • noun a fullness and looseness of the flesh of the lower cheek and jaw (characteristic of aging)

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window

  • noun a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
  • noun a transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened

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listing

  • noun a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
    list.
  • noun the act of making a list of items
    itemisation; itemization.

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exogenous_obesity

  • noun obesity caused by overeating

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correspondence

  • noun communication by the exchange of letters
  • noun compatibility of observations
    agreement.
    • there was no agreement between theory and measurement
    • the results of two tests were in correspondence

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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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nought

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

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minkowski

  • noun German mathematician (born in Russia) who suggested the concept of four-dimensional space-time (1864-1909)
    Hermann Minkowski.

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euclidean_geometry

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

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reckoning

  • noun problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
    calculation; figuring; computation.
  • noun a bill for an amount due
    tally.

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appraiser

  • noun one who estimates officially the worth or value or quality of things
    valuator.
  • noun one who determines authenticity (as of works of art) or who guarantees validity
    authenticator.

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equality

  • noun the quality of being the same in quantity or measure or value or status
  • noun a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced
    equation; equivalence; par.
    • on a par with the best

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sublimate

  • noun the product of vaporization of a solid
  • verb direct energy or urges into useful activities

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set_theory

  • noun the branch of pure mathematics that deals with the nature and relations of sets

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drop

  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    bead; pearl.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead
  • noun a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
    driblet; drib.
    • he had a drop too much to drink
    • a drop of each sample was analyzed
    • there is not a drop of pity in that man
    • years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling

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exactitude

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

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niels_abel

  • noun Norwegian mathematician (1802-1829)
    Abel; Niels Henrik Abel.

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busty

  • adjective satellite (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves
    sonsie; stacked; voluptuous; full-bosomed; bosomy; buxom; curvaceous; curvy; well-endowed; sonsy.
    • Hollywood seems full of curvaceous blondes
    • a curvy young woman in a tight dress

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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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scientific_agriculture

  • noun the application of soil and plant sciences to land management and crop production
    agronomy.

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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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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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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

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increase

  • noun a quantity that is added
    addition; gain.
    • there was an addition to property taxes this year
    • they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks
  • noun a change resulting in an increase
    • the increase is scheduled for next month

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blubber

  • noun an insulating layer of fat under the skin of whales and other large marine mammals; used as a source of oil
  • noun excess bodily weight
    avoirdupois; fat; fatness.
    • she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others

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volute

  • noun ornament consisting of a curve on a plane that winds around a center with an increasing distance from the center
    spiral.
  • noun a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
    coil; spiral; helix; whorl.
    • a coil of rope

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computing_device

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

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lubricate

  • verb have lubricating properties
    • the liquid in this can lubricates well
  • verb apply a lubricant to
    lube.
    • lubricate my car

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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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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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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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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.

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divergency

  • noun an infinite series that has no limit
    divergence.
  • noun the act of moving away in different direction from a common point
    divergence.
    • an angle is formed by the divergence of two straight lines

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turbinate

  • noun any of the scrolled spongy bones of the nasal passages in man and other vertebrates
    turbinate bone; turbinal.
  • adjective of or relating to the scroll-shaped turbinate bones in the nasal passages

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orb

  • noun the ball-shaped capsule containing the vertebrate eye
    eyeball.
  • noun an object with a spherical shape
    globe; ball.
    • a ball of fire

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oblateness

  • noun the property possessed by a round shape that is flattened at the poles
    ellipticity.
    • the oblateness of the planet

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oswald_veblen

  • noun United States mathematician (1880-1960)
    Veblen.

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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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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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turn

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turning.
    • he took a turn to the right

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place

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun any area set aside for a particular purpose
    property.
    • who owns this place?
    • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

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john_bernoulli

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

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domed

  • adjective satellite having a hemispherical vault or dome
    vaulted.

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cellulite

  • noun lumpy deposits of body fat especially on women's thighs etc.

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think

  • noun an instance of deliberate thinking
    • I need to give it a good think
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    conceive; believe; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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blind

  • noun people who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group
    • he spent hours reading to the blind
  • noun a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters)
    • he waited impatiently in the blind

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symmetry

  • noun (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
    symmetricalness; correspondence; balance.
  • noun balance among the parts of something
    proportion.

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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

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scollop

  • noun edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces
    scallop; escallop.
  • noun thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
    escallop; cutlet; scallop.

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body_weight

  • noun the weight of a person's body

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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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chubby

  • adjective satellite sufficiently fat so as to have a pleasing fullness of figure;
    plump; embonpoint.
    • a chubby child
    • pleasingly plump

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ring

  • noun a characteristic sound
    • it has the ring of sincerity
  • noun a toroidal shape
    annulus; anchor ring; doughnut; halo.
    • a ring of ships in the harbor
    • a halo of smoke

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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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interchange

  • noun a junction of highways on different levels that permits traffic to move from one to another without crossing traffic streams
  • noun mutual interaction; the activity of reciprocating or exchanging (especially information)
    reciprocation; give-and-take.

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little

  • noun a small amount or duration
    • he accepted the little they gave him
  • adjective limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    small.
    • a little dining room
    • a little house
    • a small car
    • a little (or small) group

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pythagoras

  • noun Greek philosopher and mathematician who proved the Pythagorean theorem; considered to be the first true mathematician (circa 580-500 BC)

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bernoulli

  • noun Swiss physicist who contributed to hydrodynamics and mathematical physics (1700-1782)
    Daniel Bernoulli.
  • noun Swiss mathematician (1667-1748)
    John Bernoulli; Johann Bernoulli; Jean Bernoulli.

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alfred_north_whitehead

  • noun English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Bertrand Russell (1861-1947)
    Whitehead.

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nutrition

  • noun (physiology) the organic process of nourishing or being nourished; the processes by which an organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and maintenance
  • noun a source of materials to nourish the body
    alimentation; aliment; nutriment; nourishment; sustenance; victuals.

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hug

  • noun a tight or amorous embrace
    squeeze; clinch.
    • come here and give me a big hug
  • verb squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness
    squeeze; embrace; bosom.
    • Hug me, please
    • They embraced
    • He hugged her close to him

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rectangularity

  • noun the property of being shaped like a rectangle
    oblongness.

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method_of_fluxions

  • noun the part of calculus that deals with the variation of a function with respect to changes in the independent variable (or variables) by means of the concepts of derivative and differential
    differential calculus.

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curliness

  • noun (of hair) a tendency to curl
    waviness.

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obtuseness

  • noun the quality of being slow to understand
    dullness.
  • noun the quality of lacking a sharp edge or point

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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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solid_geometry

  • noun the geometry of 3-dimensional space

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jakob_bernoulli

  • noun Swiss mathematician (1654-1705)
    Jacques Bernoulli; Bernoulli; James Bernoulli.

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double-chinned

  • adjective satellite having sagging folds of flesh beneath the chin or lower jaw
    loose-jowled; jowly.

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stoutness

  • noun the property of being strong and resolute
    stalwartness.
  • noun the property of excessive fatness
    corpulence; overweight; adiposis.

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avoirdupois

  • noun a system of weights based on the 16-ounce pound (or 7,000 grains)
    avoirdupois weight.
  • noun excess bodily weight
    blubber; fat; fatness.
    • she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others

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mathematical_process

  • noun (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods
    mathematical operation; operation.
    • the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation
    • they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic

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say

  • noun the chance to speak
    • let him have his say
  • verb express in words
    state; tell.
    • He said that he wanted to marry her
    • tell me what is bothering you
    • state your opinion
    • state your name

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oblongness

  • noun the property of being shaped like a rectangle
    rectangularity.

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squat

  • noun exercising by repeatedly assuming a crouching position with the knees bent; strengthens the leg muscles
    knee bend; squatting.
  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; jack; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack

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note

  • noun a brief written record
    • he made a note of the appointment
  • noun a short personal letter
    line; billet; short letter.
    • drop me a line when you get there

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triangularity

  • noun the property of being shaped like a triangle

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blubbery

  • adjective satellite swollen with fat
    • blubber cheeks
    • blubber lips
    • a coarse blubbery individual

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markov

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

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olive-like

  • adjective satellite resembling an olive
    olivelike.

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average

  • noun a statistic describing the location of a distribution
    norm.
    • it set the norm for American homes
  • noun (sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities

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heat

  • noun a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
    heat energy.
  • noun the presence of heat
    high temperature; hotness.

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apple-shaped

  • adjective satellite having the general shape of an apple

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quantity

  • noun how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    amount; measure.
  • noun an adequate or large amount
    • he had a quantity of ammunition

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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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shot

  • noun the act of firing a projectile
    shooting.
    • his shooting was slow but accurate
  • noun a solid missile discharged from a firearm
    pellet.
    • the shot buzzed past his ear

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laterality

  • noun localization of function on either the right or left sides of the brain
    lateralization; lateralisation.
  • noun the property of using one hand more than the other
    handedness.

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mince

  • noun food chopped into small bits
    • a mince of mushrooms
  • verb make less severe or harsh
    moderate; soften.
    • He moderated his tone when the students burst out in tears

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supposition

  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    guess; conjecture; surmisal; hypothesis; speculation; surmise.
  • noun a hypothesis that is taken for granted
    supposal; assumption.
    • any society is built upon certain assumptions

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osculate

  • verb be intermediate between two taxonomic groups
    • These species osculate
  • verb have at least three points in common with
    • one curve osculates the other
    • these two surfaces osculate

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well-turned

  • adjective satellite of a pleasing shape
    • a well-turned ankle
  • adjective satellite (of language) aptly and pleasingly expressed
    • a well-turned phrase

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corner

  • noun a place off to the side of an area
    • he tripled to the rightfield corner
    • the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean
  • noun the point where two lines meet or intersect
    • the corners of a rectangle

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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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protrusion

  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; hump; prominence; bump; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns
  • noun the act of projecting out from something
    jutting; projection; jut.

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plume

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

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niels_henrik_abel

  • noun Norwegian mathematician (1802-1829)
    Abel; Niels Abel.

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analytic

  • adjective using or subjected to a methodology using algebra and calculus
    • analytic statics
  • adjective using or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles)
    analytical.
    • an analytic experiment
    • an analytic approach
    • a keenly analytic man
    • analytical reasoning
    • an analytical mind

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parabolic

  • adjective resembling or expressed by parables
    parabolical.
  • adjective satellite having the form of a parabola
    parabolical.

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stain

  • noun a soiled or discolored appearance
    discolouration; discoloration.
    • the wine left a dark stain
  • noun (microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible

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plump

  • noun the sound of a sudden heavy fall
  • verb drop sharply
    plummet.
    • The stock market plummeted

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get

  • noun a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire.
    • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
    • They acquired a new pet
    • Get your results the next day
    • Get permission to take a few days off from work

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dissymmetry

  • noun (mathematics) a lack of symmetry
    asymmetry; imbalance.

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tip-tilted

  • adjective satellite (used of noses) turned up at the end
    retrousse; upturned.
    • a retrousse nose
    • a small upturned nose

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undertone

  • noun a quiet or hushed tone of voice
    • spoke in undertones
  • noun a subdued emotional quality underlying an utterance; implicit meaning
    undercurrent.

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applied_math

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

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biogeography

  • noun dealing with the geographical distribution of animals and plants

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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alhacen

  • 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; al-Haytham; Alhazen.

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paunchy

  • adjective satellite having a large belly
    potbellied; abdominous.

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bluntness

  • noun the quality of being direct and outspoken
    • the bluntness of a Yorkshireman
  • noun without sharpness or clearness of edge or point
    dullness.
    • the dullness of the pencil made his writing illegible

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ornament

  • noun something used to beautify
    decoration; ornamentation.
  • verb make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    embellish; beautify; decorate; grace; adorn.
    • Decorate the room for the party
    • beautify yourself for the special day

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limbed

  • adjective having or as if having limbs, especially limbs of a specified kind (usually used in combination)
    • strong-limbed

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outside

  • noun the region that is outside of something
    exterior.
  • noun the outer side or surface of something
    exterior.

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disclike

  • adjective satellite having a flat circular shape
    disklike; discoidal; discoid; disc-shaped; disk-shaped.

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radiobiologist

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

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paleobotany

  • noun the study of fossil plants
    palaeobotany.

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dome

  • noun a concave shape whose distinguishing characteristic is that the concavity faces downward
  • noun informal terms for a human head
    noodle; attic; bean; noggin; bonce.

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concentrate

  • noun the desired mineral that is left after impurities have been removed from mined ore
    dressed ore.
  • noun a concentrated form of a foodstuff; the bulk is reduced by removing water

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spare

  • noun an extra component of a machine or other apparatus
    spare part.
  • noun an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle
    fifth wheel.

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come

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; cum.
  • verb move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
    come up.
    • He came singing down the road
    • Come with me to the Casbah
    • come down here!
    • come out of the closet!
    • come into the room

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fit

  • noun a display of bad temper
    conniption; tantrum; scene.
    • he had a fit
    • she threw a tantrum
    • he made a scene
  • noun a sudden uncontrollable attack
    paroxysm; convulsion.
    • a paroxysm of giggling
    • a fit of coughing
    • convulsions of laughter

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space_biology

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

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contract

  • noun a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
  • noun (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make
    declaration.

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trigonometry

  • noun the mathematics of triangles and trigonometric functions
    trig.

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approximative

  • adjective satellite not quite exact or correct
    rough; approximate.
    • the approximate time was 10 o'clock
    • a rough guess
    • a ballpark estimate

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mons

  • noun a mound of fatty tissue covering the pubic area in women
    mons veneris; mons pubis.
  • noun the second day of the week; the first working day
    Mon; Monday.

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probability_theory

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

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louis_pasteur

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

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color

  • noun a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
    colour; coloring; colouring.
    • a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light
  • noun interest and variety and intensity
    vividness; colour.
    • the Puritan Period was lacking in color
    • the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness

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galois

  • noun French mathematician who described the conditions for solving polynomial equations; was killed in a duel at the age of 21 (1811-1832)
    Evariste Galois.

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pot

  • noun metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid
  • noun a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
    throne; toilet; commode; crapper; stool; potty; can.

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inexactitude

  • noun the quality of being inaccurate and having errors
    inexactness.

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poly

(Bot.) A whitish woolly plant (Teucrium Polium) of the order Labiatæ, found throughout the Mediterranean region. The name, with sundry prefixes, is sometimes given to other related species of the same genus. Spelt also poley.

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guesstimate

  • noun an estimate that combines reasoning with guessing
    guestimate.
  • verb estimate based on a calculation

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rodlike

  • adjective satellite resembling a rod
    rod-shaped.

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george_boole

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

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wheel-like

  • adjective satellite round like a wheel

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shapeliness

  • noun the quality of having a well-rounded body
    voluptuousness; curvaceousness.

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turing

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

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imaginary_number

  • noun (mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of -1
    imaginary; complex number; complex quantity.

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mark

  • noun a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    grade; score.
    • she made good marks in algebra
    • grade A milk
    • what was your score on your homework?
  • noun a distinguishing symbol
    marker; marking.
    • the owner's mark was on all the sheep

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judging

  • noun the cognitive process of reaching a decision or drawing conclusions
    judgement; judgment.
  • verb determine the result of (a competition)
    judge.

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bionomics

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

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stalactite

  • noun a cylinder of calcium carbonate hanging from the roof of a limestone cave

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molecular_biology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the structure and activity of macromolecules essential to life (and especially with their genetic role)

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zoftig

  • adjective satellite (of a female body) healthily plump and vigorous;
    zaftig; buxom.
    • a generation ago...buxom actresses were popular"- Robt.A.Hamilton

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benjamin_peirce

  • noun United States mathematician and astronomer remembered for his studies of Uranus and Saturn and Neptune (1809-1880)
    Peirce.

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callipygous

  • adjective satellite pertaining to or having finely developed buttocks
    callipygian.
    • the quest for the callipygian ideal

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number_theorist

  • noun a mathematician specializing in number theory

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bay_window

  • noun slang for a paunch
    tummy; pot; potbelly; corporation.
  • noun a window that sticks out from the outside wall of a house
    bow window.

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stacked

  • adjective arranged in a stack
  • verb load or cover with stacks
    stack.
    • stack a truck with boxes

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palaeobotany

  • noun the study of fossil plants
    paleobotany.

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brake_drum

  • noun a hollow cast-iron cylinder attached to the wheel that forms part of the brakes
    drum.

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prominence

  • noun the state of being prominent: widely known or eminent
  • noun relative importance

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cast

  • noun the actors in a play
    cast of characters; dramatis personae.
  • noun container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
    mould; mold.

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aspheric

  • adjective satellite varying slightly from a perfectly spherical shape
    aspherical.

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mound

  • noun (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands
    pitcher's mound; hill.
  • noun a small natural hill
    hillock; hummock; hammock; knoll.

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prevalence

  • noun the quality of prevailing generally; being widespread
    • he was surprised by the prevalence of optimism about the future
  • noun (epidemiology) the ratio (for a given time period) of the number of occurrences of a disease or event to the number of units at risk in the population

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soil

  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; filth; dirt; grime; grunge; stain.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
    dirt.

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strain

  • noun (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces