cascading style sheets
(CSS) An extension to HTML to allow styles, e.g. colour, font, size to be specified for certain elements of a hypertext document. Style information can be included in-line in the HTML file or in a separate CSS file (which can then be easily shared by multiple HTML files). Multiple levels of CSS can be used to allow selective overriding of styles.
cascara. the bark of the cascara, used as a cathartic or laxative. noun the dried bark of the cascara buckthorn, used as a stimulant and laxative Often shortened to cascara
a buckthorn, Rhamnus purshiana, of the Pacific coast of the U.S., having finely toothed leaves and flowers in umbels and yielding cascara sagrada. Historical Examples “We’re having trouble with that last lot of cascara, sir,” said he lugubriously. The Clarion Samuel Hopkins Adams cascara sagrada, its Mexican name, is often used for this tree. American […]
Also called cascarilla bark. the bitter, aromatic bark of a West Indian shrub, Croton eluteria, of the spurge family, used as a tonic. the shrub itself. Historical Examples The chief aromatic barks comprise the cinnamon, cassia lignea, cascarilla, and canella alba. The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom P. L. Simmonds Take of Peruvian bark, […]
a bay in SW Maine.