belonging to the plant family Bignoniaceae.
Compare bignonia (def 2).
of, relating to, or belonging to the Bignoniaceae, a chiefly tropical family of trees, shrubs, and lianas, including jacaranda, bignonia, and catalpa
bignum programming /big’nuhm/ (Originally from MIT MacLISP) A multiple-precision computer representation for very large integers. Most computer languages provide a type of data called “integer”, but such computer integers are usually limited in size; usually they must be smaller than 2^31 (2,147,483,648) or (on a bitty box) 2^15 (32,768). If you want to work with […]
muscle dysmorphia. noun Examples Word Origin Usage Note
a person who is utterly intolerant of any differing creed, belief, or opinion. Contemporary Examples Why the Bashing on the Baltics, Dr. Krugman? Justin Green September 26, 2012 Of Herrings and Elephants: Benny Morris and “Palestinian Rejectionism” Daniel Levy April 15, 2012 Is There a Ma Joad for the Piketty Era? Katie Baker June 30, […]
utterly intolerant of any creed, belief, or opinion that differs from one’s own. Contemporary Examples Ground Zero Mosque Hurts Islam Douglas Murray August 11, 2010 NPR’s Juan Williams Disaster Howard Kurtz October 20, 2010 The GOP’s Supreme Problem Reihan Salam May 26, 2009 Is Romney a Race Baiter? John McWhorter August 28, 2012 Sympathy for […]