an abnormal or pathological fear of spiders.
an abnormal fear of spiders
1925, from comb. form of arachnid + -phobia “fear.”
arachnophobia a·rach·no·pho·bi·a (ə-rāk’nə-fō’bē-ə, -nō-) or a·rach·ne·pho·bi·a (ə-rāk’nə-)
An abnormal fear of spiders.
a city in W Romania, on the Mures River. a town in southern Israel: site of ancient Canaanite town. Contemporary Examples In Arad, Romania, yesterday authorities say they finally caught up to the hacker known as “Guccifer.” Romanian Authorities Bust the Hacker Known as Guccifer Jacob Siegel January 22, 2014 Both Ayalon and Arad have […]
having an intercolumniation of four diameters. Historical Examples In araeostyle temples one is free to arrange them as far apart as one likes. Ten Books on Architecture Vitruvius In araeostyle temples, the columns should be constructed so that their thickness is one eighth part of their height. Ten Books on Architecture Vitruvius
having an intercolumniation alternately of two and four diameters.
Yasir [yah-ser,, -sir,, yas-er] /ˈyɑ sər,, -sɪr,, ˈyæs ər/ (Show IPA), 1929–2004, Palestinian leader: head of the Palestine Liberation Organization. a hill 15 miles (24 km) southeast of Mecca, in Saudi Arabia: site of Muslim pilgrimages. Contemporary Examples Only a select few had access to Arafat, who at the time was under siege and trapped […]