the act or process of catenating.
Chemistry. the linking of identical atoms to form chainlike molecules.
It implies a regular co-ordination of ideas, a catenation of reflections, in which circumstances are linked with each other.
Curiosities of Medical Experience J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen
any of certain gems having a chatoyant luster, especially chrysoberyl. a playing marble marked with eyelike concentric circles. noun any of a group of gemstones, esp a greenish-yellow variety of chrysoberyl, that reflect a streak of light when cut in a rounded unfaceted shape Also called ataata. a grazing marine gastropod, Turbo smaragdus, of New […]
having eyes resembling those of a cat. capable of seeing in dark places. Historical Examples He turned and strode away into the fog as easily and surely as if cat-eyed and cat-footed. The Pathless Trail Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel
a dispute carried out with intense hostility and bitterness. Contemporary Examples But media attention can turn a delicate situation into a catfight. Chile’s Etiquette of Love Tracy Quan October 15, 2010 A Different Kind of catfight This feud between news anchor and weather woman is one for the ages. 11 More Epic Anchor Flubs (Video) […]
any of the numerous fishes of the order or suborder Nematognathi (or Siluroidei), characterized by barbels around the mouth and the absence of scales. a wolffish of the genus Anarhichas. any of various other fishes having a fancied resemblance to a cat. Slang. a person who assumes a false identity or personality on the Internet, […]