[ker-eem] /ˈkɛr im/
any of a small set of elements, analogous to the phoneme in speech, proposed as the basic structural units by which the signs of a sign language are represented, and including the handshapes, hand movements, and locations of the hands in relation to the body employed in a particular sign language.
[mah-ree] /ˈmɑ ri/ noun, plural Maris (especially collectively) Mari for 1. 1. a member of a Uralic people living in scattered communities north of Cheboksary and Kazan in European Russia, mainly in the Mari Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic. 2. the Finnic language of the Mari. [cher-uh-mis, -mees, cher-uh-mis, -mees] /ˌtʃɛr əˈmɪs, -ˈmis, ˈtʃɛr əˌmɪs, -ˌmis/ […]
[chuh-reng-kawf, -kof, -ren-; Russian chyi-ryin-kawf] /tʃəˈrɛŋ kɔf, -kɒf, -ˈrɛn-; Russian tʃyɪ ryɪnˈkɔf/ noun 1. Pavel A [pah-vuh l;; Russian pah-vyil] /ˈpɑ vəl;; Russian ˈpɑ vyɪl/ (Show IPA), 1904–1990, Russian physicist: Nobel Prize 1958. /tʃɪˈrɛŋkɒf; Russian tʃɪˈrjenkəf/ noun 1. Pavel Alekseyevich (ˈpavɪl alɪkˈsjejɪvitʃ). 1904–90, Soviet physicist: noted for work on the effects produced by high-energy particles: […]
[chuh-rem-kuh-voh; Russian chyi-ryim-khaw-vuh] /tʃəˈrɛm kəˌvoʊ; Russian tʃyɪ ryɪmˈxɔ və/ noun 1. a city in the SE Russian Federation in Asia, on the Trans-Siberian Railroad, near Lake Baikal.
- Cherenkov effect
Cherenkov effect (chə-rěng’kôf, -kəf) Variant of Cerenkov effect. Cerenkov effect or Cherenkov effect (chə-rěng’kôf, -kəf) The emission of electromagnetic radiation by charged particles traveling through a medium at a speed faster than the speed of light in that medium. This radiation is called Cerenkov radiation. When it results from cosmic rays penetrating the atmosphere at […]