noun, American History.
an intercolonial committee organized 1772 by Samuel Adams in Massachusetts to keep colonists informed of British anticolonial actions and to plan colonial resistance or countermeasures.
(sometimes lowercase) any of various similar organizations formed for the same purpose during the late colonial period.
noun 1. a course of instruction provided by a correspondence school. noun See distance learning
noun, Physics. 1. the principle that the laws of quantum mechanics and of any new theory that may be developed reduce to the laws of Newtonian mechanics and electromagnetic theory when applied to systems in which Planck’s constant can be regarded as negligible, wavelengths are comparatively small, dimensions are relatively large, etc.
[kawr-uh-spon-duh ns, kor-] /ˌkɔr əˈspɒn dəns, ˌkɒr-/ noun 1. communication by exchange of letters. 2. a letter or letters that pass between : It will take me all day to answer this business correspondence. 3. Also, correspondency. an instance of . 4. similarity or analogy. 5. agreement; conformity. 6. news, commentary, letters, etc., received from […]
noun 1. a school operating on a system in which study materials and tests are mailed to the students, who in turn mail their work back to the school for grading. noun 1. an educational institution that offers tuition (correspondence courses) by post