a fear of sitting down; also written kathisophobia
Greek kathizein ‘to sit’
a female given name, Irish form of Catherine. Contemporary Examples Cathleen McGuigan is an architecture critic and cultural journalist. Frank Gehry Sings a New Tune Cathleen McGuigan January 25, 2011 Photographer Cathleen Naundorff photographed Stella Tennant in the legendary residence, wearing designs by Chanel and Erdem. Rihanna Visits Coco Chanel’s Paris Apartment; Lindsay Vonn Reportedly […]
noun (pl) Cathos (Austral, informal) a member of the Catholic Church Historical Examples In Albertano’s treatise, p. xcvi, we find:—’catho dixit: Virtutem primam esse puta compescere linguam.’ Chaucer’s Works, Volume 5 (of 7) — Notes to the Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer
the electrode or terminal by which current leaves an electrolytic cell, voltaic cell, battery, etc. the positive terminal of a voltaic cell or battery. the negative terminal, electrode, or element of an electron tube or electrolytic cell. Historical Examples He disconnected one of the room’s tube-lights and contacted with the cathode. Wandl the Invader Raymond […]
Crookes dark space.