the consonant shift by which High German became differentiated from other Germanic languages.
noun 1. a child of a first cousin of one’s parent. Compare cousin (def 1). second cousin noun 1. the child of a first cousin of either of one’s parents second cousin Something that is related or similar but not quite the same, as in This beef stew is second cousin to boeuf bourguignon. This […]
- Second cranial nerve
second cranial nerve n. See optic nerve.
- Second cuneiform bone
second cuneiform bone n. See intermediate cuneiform bone.
- Second-degree burn
[sek-uh nd-di-gree] /ˈsɛk ənd dɪˌgri/ noun, Pathology. 1. See under burn1 (def 37). verb (used without object), burned or burnt, burning. 1. to undergo rapid combustion or consume fuel in such a way as to give off heat, gases, and, usually, light; be on fire: The fire burned in the grate. 2. (of a fireplace, […]