(chem) the diffusion of suspended particles at a rate dependent on external forces
- Baroque music
noun a genre of classical music of c. 1600-1750 which included composers such as Bach, Handel, and Vivaldi and has a heavy use of counterpoint and polyphony and conveyed drama and elaborate ornamentation Word Origin term borrowed from art and architecture Usage Note music Contemporary Examples In the film, he has a choir of young […]
- Baroque organ
a pipe organ dating from or built to the specifications of the baroque period at the time of J. S. Bach.
(often initial capital letter) of or relating to a style of architecture and art originating in Italy in the early 17th century and variously prevalent in Europe and the New World for a century and a half, characterized by free and sculptural use of the classical orders and ornament, by forms in elevation and plan […]
a nerve ending, as one of those located in the blood vessels, that responds to changes in pressure. noun a collection of sensory nerve endings, principally in the carotid sinuses and the aortic arch, that monitor blood pressure changes in the body baroreceptor bar·o·re·cep·tor (bār’ō-rĭ-sěp’tər) or bar·o·cep·tor (bār’ō-sěp’tər) n. A sensory nerve ending in the […]