the use of assonance and consonance in a complex pattern at the ends of alternate lines of a quatrain, as in head, mat, met, had.
a person, machine, or device that . Optics. a polarizing device, often a Nicol prism, that indicates the direction of vibration of light by selecting and transmitting only the component of linearly polarized light in that direction. Historical Examples Did the analyzer say there was any way of breaking this defense? Diplomatic Immunity Robert Sheckley […]
one of the gods worshiped by the Sepharvites. II Kings 17:31. one of the gods worshipped by the people of Sepharvaim, who colonized Samaria (2 Kings 17:31). The name means “Anu is king.” It was a female deity representing the moon, as Adrammelech (q.v.) was the male representing the sun.
anamim the name of an Egyptian tribe descended from Mizraim (Gen. 10:13; 1 Chr. 1:11).
the recollection or remembrance of the past; reminiscence. Platonism. recollection of the Ideas, which the soul had known in a previous existence, especially by means of reasoning. the medical history of a patient. Immunology. a prompt immune response to a previously encountered antigen, characterized by more rapid onset and greater effectiveness of antibody and T […]