another name for endotrophic mycorrhiza
any of the evergreen shrubs or trees belonging to the genus Arbutus, of the heath family, especially A. unedo, of southern Europe, with scarlet berries, cultivated for ornament and food. . Historical Examples It is wild, with heath and arbutus scrub and a sort of myrtle, breast-high. Sea and Sardinia D. H. Lawrence Yes; and […]
Geometry. any unbroken part of the circumference of a circle or other curved line. Also called electric arc. Electricity. a luminous bridge formed in a gap between two electrodes. Compare 1 (def 2). Astronomy. the part of a circle representing the apparent course of a heavenly body. anything bow-shaped. to form an . to move […]
an undesirable phenomenon, occurring in rectifier tubes, in which current flows in the reverse direction, from anode to cathode, as a result of arcing, limiting the usable voltage of the tube.
. Historical Examples The flying buttress, or arc-boutant is carried across by an arch from one wall to another. The Children of Westminster Abbey Rose G. Kingsley noun (pl) arcs-boutants (arkbutɑ̃) another name for flying buttress