designed to reduce by reducing the pollutants released into the earth’s atmosphere:
an antismog device for a car’s exhaust.
to take the rest afforded by a suspension of voluntary bodily functions and the natural suspension, complete or partial, of consciousness; cease being awake. Botany. to assume, especially at night, a state similar to the sleep of animals, marked by closing of petals, leaves, etc. to be dormant, quiescent, or inactive, as faculties. to be […]
- Anti structuralist
any theory that embodies principles. . . . noun an approach to anthropology and other social sciences and to literature that interprets and analyses its material in terms of oppositions, contrasts, and hierarchical structures, esp as they might reflect universal mental characteristics or organizing principles Compare functionalism an approach to linguistics that analyses and describes […]
any theory that embodies principles. . . . Contemporary Examples According to François Dosse, the author of a monumental History of structuralism, 1966 marked the high tide of this new paradigm. Derrida’s ‘Of Grammatology’ and the Birth of Deconstruction Benoît Peeters December 20, 2012 noun an approach to anthropology and other social sciences and to […]
a person formally engaged in learning, especially one enrolled in a school or college; pupil: a student at Yale. any person who , investigates, or examines thoughtfully: a student of human nature. Contemporary Examples “A little civil disobedience never hurt anybody,” he joked as I introduced him to the student leaders of the trip. Howard […]