[simp-tuh-mat-ik] /ˌsɪmp təˈmæt ɪk/
pertaining to a or .
of the nature of or constituting a ; indicative (often fol by of):
a condition symptomatic of cholera; a disagreement that was symptomatic of the deterioration in their relationship.
according to :
a symptomatic classification of disease.
(often foll by of) being a symptom; indicative: symptomatic of insanity
of or relating to a symptom or symptoms
according to symptoms: a symptomatic analysis of a case
1690s, from French symptomatique or directly from Late Latin symptomaticus, from symptomat-, stem of symptoma (see symptom). Related: Symptomatical (1580s).
symptomatic symp·to·mat·ic (sĭm’tə-māt’ĭk, sĭmp’-)
[sing-kruh-nuh s] /ˈsɪŋ krə nəs/ adjective 1. occurring at the same time; coinciding in time; contemporaneous; simultaneous. 2. going on at the same rate and exactly together; recurring together. 3. Physics, Electricity. having the same frequency and zero phase difference. 4. Computers, Telecommunications. of, relating to, or operating using fixed-time intervals controlled by a clock […]
[sing-kuh-pey-shuh n, sin-] /ˌsɪŋ kəˈpeɪ ʃən, ˌsɪn-/ noun 1. Music. a shifting of the normal accent, usually by stressing the normally unaccented beats. 2. something, as a rhythm or a passage of music, that is . 3. Also called counterpoint, counterpoint rhythm. Prosody. the use of rhetorical stress at variance with the metrical stress of […]
[si-stem-ik] /sɪˈstɛm ɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to a system. 2. Physiology, Pathology. 3. (of a pesticide) absorbed and circulated by a plant or other organism so as to be lethal to pests that feed on it. /sɪˈstɛmɪk; -ˈstiː-/ adjective 1. another word for systematic (sense 1), systematic (sense 2) 2. (physiol) (of a […]
[sen-shuh nt] /ˈsɛn ʃənt/ adjective 1. having the power of perception by the senses; conscious. 2. characterized by sensation and consciousness. noun 3. a person or thing that is sentient. 4. Archaic. the conscious mind. /ˈsɛntɪənt/ adjective 1. having the power of sense perception or sensation; conscious noun 2. (rare) a sentient person or thing […]