An early system on the IBM 705.
[Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].
American College of Occupational Medicine
a Pueblo Indian village near Albuquerque, New Mexico, built on a sandstone mesa: oldest continuously inhabited location in the U.S. Historical Examples The leaping of the chasm was not Captain Villagran’s only connection with the bloody doings at Acoma in the winter of 1598-99. The Spanish Pioneers Charles F. Lummis But Acoma itself seemed to […]
a mountain in W Argentina, in the Andes: the highest peak in the Western Hemisphere. 22,834 feet (6960 meters). Historical Examples Far away in the northeast the snowy mass of Aconcagua, loftiest of all American summits, floats like a white cloud on the horizon. South America Observations and Impressions James Bryce Aconcagua is one of […]
any plant belonging to the genus Aconitum, of the buttercup family, having irregular flowers usually in loose clusters, including species with poisonous and medicinal properties. Historical Examples The great man soon vanished, leaving behind him a harmless preparation of aconite and ipecacuanha. A Son of Hagar Sir Hall Caine They are only aconite and lettuce; […]
aconitine aconitine a·con·i·tine (ə-kŏn’ĭ-tēn’, -tĭn) n. A poisonous alkaloid found in aconite, used externally as an analgesic. Historical Examples Did you see him take Mrs. Brewster’s aconitine pills off the hall table? The Red Seal Natalie Sumner Lincoln Of Aconitum ferox they report that it yields a comparatively large quantity of Pseudaconitine and a small […]