/as’kee-be’-t*-kl or’dr/ Used to indicate that data is sorted in ASCII collated order rather than alphabetical order. The main difference is that, in ASCII, all the upper case letters come before any of the lower case letters so, e.g., “Z” comes before “a”.
asciibonics chat (From ASCII and Ebonics) A style of text communication in English which is most common on talk systems such as irc. Its notable characteristics are: Typing all in lowercase (and occasionally all in uppercase). Copious use of abbreviations of the sort “u” for “you” “1” for “one” (and therefore “some1” for “someone”, “ne1” […]
accumulation of serous fluid in the peritoneal cavity; dropsy of the peritoneum. Historical Examples Amongst the diuretics in ascites, Wilks places the resin of copaiba first. A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II Various When it happens to young subjects it is less liable to be mistaken for ascites. Zoonomia, Vol. II […]
accumulation of serous fluid in the peritoneal cavity; dropsy of the peritoneum. noun (pl) ascites accumulation of serous fluid in the peritoneal cavity adj. “afflicted with ascites,” 1680s; see ascites + -ic. Related: Ascitical. n. late 14c., “abdominal dropsy,” from Latin ascites, from Greek askites (hydrops), literally “baglike dropsy,” from askos “bag, sac.” ascites as·ci·tes […]
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