a stiff, narrow, bandlike white collar fastened at the back of the neck, worn by certain clerics.
a stiff white collar with no opening at the front that buttons at the back of the neck; the distinctive mark of the clergy in certain Churches Informal name dog collar
1. an alphabetical list of words spelled in reversed order, of use especially to linguists and cryptographers. 2. a thesauruslike dictionary alphabetizing meanings and concepts under which are listed the related words that are defined or explained. 3. a dictionary of alphabetized word elements, as prefixes, suffixes, and roots, with lists of the words derived […]
noun 1. the unfair treatment of members of majority groups resulting from preferential policies, as in college admissions or employment, intended to remedy earlier discrimination against minorities.
noun 1. any dive in which the diver leaves the board facing the water, then rotates in the air to enter the water facing the board.
- Reversed peristalsis
reversed peristalsis n. A wave of intestinal contraction in a direction the reverse of normal, by which the contents of the tube are forced backward. Also called antiperistalsis.