noun (in Theravada Buddhism) the belief that since all things are constantly changing, there can be no such thing as a permanent, unchanging self: one of the three basic characteristics of existence Sanskrit word anatman Compare anicca, dukkha Historical Examples Chrysantheme gazes at me with a new kind of interest “anata itchiban!” Madame Chrysantheme Complete […]
a liquid alkaloid, C 10 H 12 N 2 , obtained from tobacco.
a naturally occurring crystalline form of titanium dioxide, TiO 2 . Historical Examples Minute crystals of brookite have been detected with anatase and rutile in the iron-ore of Cleveland in Yorkshire. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 Various There is no distinct cleavage (rutile and anatase have cleavages); hardness 5-6; sp. Encyclopaedia Britannica, […]
the process by which igneous rock remelts into magma. noun (geology) the partial melting of rocks, esp in the formation of metamorphic rocks