- Acute necrotizing encephalitis
acute necrotizing encephalitis acute necrotizing encephalitis n. An acute form of encephalitis, caused by herpes simplex virus and affecting the temporal lobes and the limbic system.
granulocytopoiesis gran·u·lo·cy·to·poi·e·sis (grān’yə-lō-sī’tə-poi-ē’sĭs) n. See granulopoiesis. gran’u·lo·cy’to·poi·et’ic (-ět’ĭk) adj.
- For peanuts
modifier For very little money; cheap: a new dress for peanuts
[pol-ee-kroh-mat-ik, -kruh-] /ˌpɒl i kroʊˈmæt ɪk, -krə-/ adjective 1. having or exhibiting a variety of colors. /ˌpɒlɪkrəʊˈmætɪk/ adjective 1. having various or changing colours 2. (of light or other electromagnetic radiation) containing radiation with more than one wavelength polychromatic pol·y·chro·mat·ic (pŏl’ē-krō-māt’ĭk) or pol·y·chro·mic (-krō’mĭk) or pol·y·chro·mous (-krō’məs) adj. Having or exhibiting many colors. polychromatic (pŏl’ē-krō-māt’ĭk)
[feym] /feɪm/ noun 1. widespread reputation, especially of a favorable character; renown; public eminence: to seek fame as an opera singer. 2. common estimation or opinion generally held of a person or thing; reputation. verb (used with object), famed, faming. 3. Archaic. to have or spread the renown of; to make . /feɪm/ noun 1. […]
camouflage. cammies, a camouflage uniform; a camouflage garment or garments. Contemporary Examples Women in Combat: The Lengths to Which They Must Go to Maintain Femininity Lauren Ashburn January 24, 2013 ‘Slut, Bitch, Dyke’—Joan of Arc and the Modern Military Woman Mariette Kalinowski August 20, 2013
- Knock them in the aisles
Related Terms lay them in the aisles
to coat (a metal, especially magnesium or aluminum) with a protective film by chemical or electrolytic means. verb to coat (a metal, such as aluminium or magnesium) with a protective oxide film by electrolysis v. 1931, from anode + -ize. Related: Anodized; anodizing.
Jelly Roll (Ferdinand Morton) 1885–1941, U.S. jazz pianist, composer, and band leader. Levi Parsons [lee-vahy pahr-suh nz] /ˈli vaɪ ˈpɑr sənz/ (Show IPA), 1824–1920, vice president of the U.S. 1889–93; governor of New York 1895–96. William Thomas Green, 1819–68, U.S. dentist: first to employ ether as an anesthetic. a town in central Illinois. a male […]
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[pat-mawr, -mohr] /ˈpæt mɔr, -moʊr/ noun 1. Coventry (Kersey Dighton) [kov-uh n-tree kur-zee dahyt-n,, duhv-uh n‐] /ˈkɒv ən tri ˈkɜr zi ˈdaɪt n,, ˈdʌv ən‐/ (Show IPA), 1823–96, English poet and essayist. /ˈpætmɔː/ noun 1. Coventry (Kersey Dighton). 1823–96, English poet. His works, celebrating both conjugal and divine love, include The Angel in the House […]
noun 1. a detachable, ringlike seat of wood or plastic hinged to the top of a toilet bowl.
[fair-bee-ter] /ˈfɛərˌbi tər/ noun 1. a person who illegally avoids paying a fare, as by entering a public bus through the exit door.
- Myotatic reflex
myotatic reflex n. Tonic contraction of the muscles in response to a stretching force, due to stimulation of muscle proprioceptors. Also called stretch reflex.
adjective, Archaic. 1. sprinkled.