the diffraction phenomenon exhibited by a crystal bombarded with x-rays in such a way that each plane of the crystal lattice acts as a reflector (Bragg reflector)
empty boasting; bragging. a boasting person; braggart. Contemporary Examples Shawna Forde: Beautician, Vigilante, Killer? Terry Greene Sterling February 8, 2011 Not Trying To Cause A Big Sensation Jacob Silverman October 7, 2012 2Day FM: The Radio Station Behind the Tragic Kate Middleton Prank Kevin Fallon December 7, 2012 Too Gay for Hip-Hop? Le1f Takes On […]
empty boasting; bragging. a boasting person; braggart. Historical Examples Astoria Washington Irving noun (pl) -os vain empty boasting a person who boasts; braggart n.
adjective (US, informal) boastful adjective Word Origin
a person who does a lot of bragging. bragging; boastful. Contemporary Examples The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks Max Brooks January 13, 2011 The Case of the Yakking Yakuza Jake Adelstein September 15, 2014 Alice, Bratty in Wonderland Nicole LaPorte February 27, 2010 Historical Examples The Light in the Clearing Irving […]