collagenous nevus n.
A skin condition characterized by plaques of smooth or nodular papules occurring symmetrically on the trunk or extremities.
[kuh-lahzh, koh-] /kəˈlɑʒ, koʊ-/ noun 1. a technique of composing a work of art by pasting on a single surface various materials not normally associated with one another, as newspaper clippings, parts of photographs, theater tickets, and fragments of an envelope. 2. a work of art produced by this technique. Compare (def 3). 3. an […]
[kuh-lap-suh-buh l] /kəˈlæp sə bəl/ adjective 1. capable of or of being , as for carrying or storing. noun 2. something that is collapsible: The auditorium chairs are collapsibles that store easily. adj. 1843, from collapse (v.) + -able. adj. 1875, alternative spelling of collapsable.
[kuh-lap-sahr] /kəˈlæp sɑr/ noun, Astronomy. 1. (formerly) a gravitationally collapsed star. /kɒˈlæpsɑː/ noun 1. (astronomy) a collapsed star, either a white dwarf, neutron star, or black hole
- Collapse of communism
A stunning series of events between 1989 and 1991 that led to the fall of communist regimes in eastern Europe and the Soviet Union. Faced with massive popular opposition and the unwillingness of President Mikhail Gorbachev to send Soviet troops to their rescue, communist governments lost power, first in Poland, where the communists agreed to […]