indirect nuclear division n.
[in-duh-rekt, -dahy-] /ˌɪn dəˈrɛkt, -daɪ-/ adjective 1. not in a direct course or path; deviating from a straight line; roundabout: an indirect course in sailing. 2. coming or resulting otherwise than directly or immediately, as effects or consequences: an indirect advantage. 3. not direct in action or procedure: His methods are indirect but not dishonest. […]
noun 1. a word or group of words representing the person or thing with reference to which the action of a verb is performed, in English generally coming between the verb and the direct object and paraphrasable as the object of a preposition, usually to or for, following the direct object, as the boy in […]
- Indirect ophthalmoscope
indirect ophthalmoscope n. An instrument designed to visualize the interior of the eye, with the instrument at arm’s length from the subject’s eye and the observer viewing an inverted image through a convex lens located between the instrument and the subject’s eye.
noun, U.S. Politics. 1. a primary in which members of a party elect delegates to a party convention that in turn elects the party’s candidates.