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Geometry Origin: f. Geometrie, L. Geometria, fr. Gr, fr. To measure land, the earth - to measure. So called because one of... Read More


Geometrical Pertaining to, or according to the rules or principles of, geometry; determined by geometry; as, a geometrical... Read More


Plane 1. To make smooth; to level; to pare off the inequalities of the surface of, as of a board or other piece of wood, by... Read More


solid 1. Having the constituent parts so compact, or so firmly adhering, as to resist the impression or penetration of other... Read More


Infinity Origin: L. Infinitas; pref. In- not - finis boundary, limit, end: cf. F. Infinite. See Finite. 1. Unlimited extent... Read More


Descriptive Tending to describe; having the quality of representing; containing description; as, a descriptive figure; a... Read More


pedal 1. (Science: marine biology, zoology) Of or pertaining to the foot, or to feet, literally or figuratively;... Read More


transverse lying or being across, or in a crosswise direction; athwart; often opposed to longitudinal. (Science: geometry)... Read More


tetrahedron (Science: geometry) A solid figure inclosed or bounded by four triangles. In crystallography, the regular... Read More


Sphere 1. (Science: geometry) A body or space contained under a single surface, which in every part is equally distant from... Read More


problem 1. A question proposed for solution; a matter stated for examination or proof; hence, a matter difficult of solution... Read More


wedge 1. To cleave or separate with a wedge or wedges, or as with a wedge; to rive. My heart, as wedged with a sigh, would... Read More


Join (Science: geometry) The line joining two points; the point common to two intersecting... Read More


Ellipse 1. (Science: geometry) An oval or oblong figure, bounded by a regular curve, which corresponds to an oblique... Read More


Indivisible 1. Not divisible; incapable of being divided, separated, or broken; not separable into parts. One indivisible... Read More


umbilicus 1. (Science: anatomy) The depression, or mark, in the median line of the abdomen, which indicates the point where... Read More


Globular Globe-shaped; having the form of a ball or sphere; spherical, or nearly so; as, globular atoms. Globular chart, a... Read More


triangle 1. (Science: geometry) A figure bounded by three lines, and containing three angles. A triangle is either plane,... Read More


Inverse 1. Opposite in order, relation, or effect; reversed; inverted; reciprocal; opposed to direct. 2. (Science: botany)... Read More


postulate 1. Something demanded or asserted; especially, a position or supposition assumed without proof, or one which is... Read More


Foliate 1. To beat into a leaf, or thin plate. 2. To spread over with a thin coat of tin and quicksilver; as, to foliate a... Read More


Inscribe 1. To write or engrave; to mark down as something to be read; to imprint. Inscribe a verse on this relenting stone.... Read More

Patagonichnus : a new trace fossil from the Miocene of Patagonia. A probable fodinichnion of gregarious polychaetes

Patagonichnus : a new trace fossil from the Miocene of Patagonia. A probable fodinichnion of gregarious polychaetes Eduardo... Read More


secant 1. (Science: geometry) A line that cuts another; especially, a straight line cutting a curve in two or more... Read More


Hyperbola (Science: geometry) a curve formed by a section of a cone, when the cutting plane makes a greater angle with the... Read More

Hydrogen bond

Definition noun plural: hydrogen bonds A type of chemical bond that is formed when the slightly positive hydrogen atom of... Read More

Microscopic section

microscopic section --> section 1. The act of cutting, or separation by cutting; as, the section of bodies. 2. A part... Read More


tensor 1. (Science: anatomy) A muscle that stretches a part, or renders it tense. 2. (Science: geometry) The ratio of one... Read More


parabola Origin: NL, fr. Gr.; so called because its axis is parallel to the side of the cone. See Parable, and cf.... Read More


Icosahedral (Science: geometry) Having twenty equal sides or faces. See:... Read More


sector 1. (Science: geometry) A part of a circle comprehended between two radii and the included arc. 2. A mathematical... Read More


Abscissa (Science: geometry) One of the elements of reference by which a point, as of a curve, is referred to a system of... Read More


Folium Origin: L, a leaf. 1. A leaf, especially. A thin leaf or plate. 2. (Science: geometry) a curve of the third order,... Read More


trapezoid 1. (Science: geometry) A plane four-sided figure, having two sides parallel to each other. 2. (Science: anatomy) A... Read More


Bisect 1. To cut or divide into two parts. 2. (Science: geometry) to divide into two equal parts. Origin: L. Bis twice -... Read More


Ellipsis Origin: L, fr. Gr. A leaving, defect, fr. To leave in fall short; in - to leave. See in, and Loan, and cf.... Read More


Frustum Origin: L. Fruslum piece, bit. 1. (Science: geometry) The part of a solid next the base, formed by cutting Off the,... Read More


rectangle (Science: geometry) A four-sided figure having only right angles; a right-angled parallelogram. As the area of a... Read More


Kite 1. (Science: ornithology) Any raptorial bird of the subfamily Milvinae, of which many species are known. They have long... Read More


pencil 1. A small, fine brush of hair or bristles used by painters for laying on colours. With subtile pencil depainted was... Read More