[grah-fee-uh n] /ˈgrɑ fi ən/
noun, (sometimes lowercase)
one of the small vesicles containing a developing ovum in the ovary of a mammal.
a fluid-filled vesicle in the mammalian ovary containing a developing egg cell
Graafian follicle Graaf·i·an follicle or graaf·i·an follicle (grä’fē-ən, grāf’ē-)
A mature ovarian follicle in which the oocyte attains its full size and the surrounding follicular cells are permeated by one or more fluid-filled cavities. Also called secondary follicle, vesicular ovarian follicle.
Geriatric Resource Assembly
(“Grail”) General Recursive Applicative and Algorithmic Language. FP with polyadic combinators. “Graal: A Functional Programming System with Uncurryfied Combinators and its Reduction Machine”, P. Bellot in ESOP 86, G. Goos ed, LNCS 213, Springer 1986.
[grab] /græb/ verb (used with object), grabbed, grabbing. 1. to seize suddenly or quickly; snatch; clutch: He grabbed me by the collar. 2. to take illegal possession of; seize forcibly or unscrupulously: to grab land. 3. to obtain and consume quickly: Let’s grab a sandwich before going to the movie. 4. Slang. verb (used without […]
- Grab a handful of air
verb phrase To apply the brakes of a truck or bus quickly [1930s+ Truckers; fr the fact that such vehicles have hand-operated air brakes]