a form of argument having several premises and one conclusion, capable of being resolved into a chain of syllogisms, the conclusion of each of which is a premise of the next.
a polysyllogism in which the premises are arranged so that intermediate conclusions are omitted, being understood, and only the final conclusion is stated
a paradox of the form: these few grains of sand do not constitute a heap, and the addition of a single grain never makes what is not yet a heap into a heap: so no matter how many single grains one adds it never becomes a heap
verb 1. (intransitive, often foll by on or upon) (Scot) to obtain food, lodging, etc, from another person by presuming on his generosity
noun 1. Pitirim Alexandrovitch [pi-ti-reem al-ig-zan-druh-vich,, -zahn-;; Russian pyi-tyi-ryeem uh-lyi-ksahn-druh-vyich] /pɪ tɪˈrim ˌæl ɪgˈzæn drə vɪtʃ,, -ˈzɑn-;; Russian pyɪ tyɪˈryim ʌ lyɪˈksɑn drə vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1889–1968, U.S. sociologist, born in Russia.
noun 1. a member of an international association of professional or executive businesswomen (Soroptimist Club) devoted primarily to welfare work. noun 1. a member of an organization of clubs (Soroptimist International) for professional and executive businesswomen
noun 1. subsequent or concurrent marriage with a wife’s sister. noun 1. the custom in some societies of a widower marrying his deceased wife’s younger sister