the act or practice of .
the office or power of a .
the time during which a censor holds office.
the inhibiting and distorting activity of the Freudian censor.
opposed to a policy or programme of censoring
a policy or programme of censoring
the act or system of censoring
(psychoanal) the activity of the mind in regulating impulses, etc, from the unconscious so that they are modified before reaching the conscious mind
1590s, “office of a censor,” from censor (n.) + -ship. Meaning “action of censoring” is from 1824.
noun the study of complex systems that show signs of regular patterns of behavior Examples Computer models in antichaos suggest that certain complex systems tend toward self-organization.
antichain mathematics A subset S of a partially ordered set P is an antichain if, for all x, y in S, x x = y I.e. no two different elements are related. (“
. Historical Examples Hicetes the Pythagorean, that there are two earths, this and the antichthon, or the earth opposite to it. Essays and Miscellanies Plutarch Some of the Pythagoreans say, that the splendor arises from the earth, its obstruction from the antichthon (or counter-earth). Essays and Miscellanies Plutarch
(usually followed by of): We were eagerly anticipant of her arrival. a person who . Historical Examples His gaze troubled her, and when he withdrew his eyes she looked at him, anticipant and fearing. Spring Days George Moore Inside the great temple the people of Nedra were singing and chanting with anticipant joy; outside the […]