[ahy-ron-ik] /aɪˈrɒn ɪk/
using words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning; containing or exemplifying :
an ironic novel; an ironic remark.
of, relating to, or tending to use irony or mockery; .
It was ironic that I was seated next to my ex-husband at the dinner.
of, characterized by, or using irony
1620s, from Late Latin ironicus, from Greek eironikos “dissembling, putting on a feigned ignorance,” from eironeia (see irony). Related: Ironical (1570s); ironically.
[ir-i-geyt] /ˈɪr ɪˌgeɪt/ verb (used with object), irrigated, irrigating. 1. to supply (land) with water by artificial means, as by diverting streams, flooding, or spraying. 2. Medicine/Medical. to supply or wash (an orifice, wound, etc.) with a spray or a flow of some liquid. 3. to moisten; wet. /ˈɪrɪˌɡeɪt/ verb 1. to supply (land) with […]
[ir-i-gey-shuh n] /ˌɪr ɪˈgeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the artificial application of water to land to assist in the production of crops. 2. Medicine/Medical. the flushing or washing out of anything with water or other liquid. 3. the state of being . n. “a supplying of water to land,” 1610s, from Latin irrigationem (nominative irrigatio) “a […]
- Nonisolated proteinuria
nonisolated proteinuria non·i·so·lat·ed proteinuria (nŏn-ī’sə-lā’tĭd) n. Proteinuria associated with other abnormalities.
[non-ish-oo or, esp. British, -is-yoo] /nɒnˈɪʃ u or, esp. British, -ˈɪs yu/ noun 1. a matter or of little or no interest or importance: Whether the candidate is a woman or a man should be a nonissue.