noun, British Dialect.
the spindle tree, Euonymus europaeus.
the red dogwood, Cornus sanguinea.
noun, Mathematics. 1. a ring in which the equations ax = b and xa = b have solutions for x.
noun 1. a process of removing excess gold leaf from a stamped surface. 2. skewings, the gold leaf so removed. verb (used without object) 1. to turn aside or swerve; take an oblique course. 2. to look obliquely; squint. verb (used with object) 3. to give an oblique direction to; shape, form, or cut obliquely. […]
plural noun, Geometry. 1. any lines in space that do not intersect and are not parallel.
noun, Statistics. 1. asymmetry in a frequency distribution. 2. a measure of such asymmetry. noun 1. the quality or condition of being skew 2. (statistics) a measure of the symmetry of a distribution around its mean, esp the statistic B1 = m3/(m2)3/2, where m2 and m3 are respectively the second and third moments of the […]