[ih-mey-shee-ey-shuh n, -see-] /ɪˌmeɪ ʃiˈeɪ ʃən, -si-/
abnormal thinness caused by lack of nutrition or by disease.
the process of .
1660s, from Latin emaciationem, noun of state from past participle stem of emaciare (see emaciate), or perhaps a native formation from emaciate.
emaciation e·ma·ci·a·tion (ĭ-mā’shē-ā’shən)
The process of losing so much flesh as to become extremely thin; wasting.
- Emacs lisp
language A dialect of Lisp used to implement the higher layers of the Free Software Foundation’s editor, GNU Emacs. Sometimes abbreviated to “elisp”. An enormous number of Emacs Lisp packages have been written including modes for editing many programming languages and interfaces to many Unix programs.
adj. 1620s, from Latin emaculatus “freed from blemishes,” past participle of emaculare, from ex- (see ex-) + maculare (see maculate (adj.)).
[em-uh-gram] /ˈɛm əˌgræm/ noun, Meteorology. 1. a thermodynamic chart indicating temperature as the abscissa on a linear scale and pressure as the ordinate on a logarithmic scale.
[ee-meyl] /ˈiˌmeɪl/ noun 1. a system for sending messages from one individual to another via telecommunications links between computers or terminals using dedicated software: Communication by email is almost instantaneous. 2. a message sent by email: Send me an email about that idea, and I’ll get back to you. verb (used with object) 3. to […]