a chest made in Connecticut in the late 17th and early 18th centuries, having three front panels of which the center panel has a conventional sunflower design in low relief and the end panels have tulip designs.
noun, American History. 1. a compromise adopted at the Constitutional Convention, providing the states with equal representation in the Senate and proportional representation in the House of Representatives.
noun 1. a North American wood warbler, Oporornis agilis, olive-green above with a gray head and throat and yellow below.
- Connecting cartilage
connecting cartilage n. The cartilage in a cartilaginous joint such as the pubic symphysis. Also called interosseous cartilage.
noun, Machinery. 1. a rod or link for transmitting motion and force between a rotating and a reciprocating part, as between a piston and a crankshaft. noun 1. a rod or bar for transmitting motion, esp one that connects a rotating part to a reciprocating part 2. such a rod that connects the piston to […]