a group of Dutch artists of the early 20th century whose theories and works influenced the development of contemporary architecture and applied arts.
noun 1. a river in NW British Columbia, Canada and SE Alaska, flowing W and SW to the Pacific Ocean: important route in 1890s Klondike gold rush. 335 miles (539 km) long.
STatistical Interpretive Language. [“STIL User’s Manual”, C.F. Donaghey et al, Indust Eng Dept, U Houston (Aug 1969)].
noun, Optics. 1. a unit of luminance, equal to one candle per square centimeter. noun 1. (physics) a unit of luminance equal to 1 candela per square centimetre sb stilb (stĭlb) The unit of illuminance in the centimeter-gram-second system, equal to one candela per square centimeter.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless to slightly yellow, crystalline, water-insoluble solid, C 1 4 H 1 2 , used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes (stilbene dyes) noun 1. a colourless or slightly yellow crystalline water-insoluble unsaturated hydrocarbon used in the manufacture of dyes; trans-1,2-diphenylethene. Formula: C6H5CH:CHC6H5 stilbene stil·bene (stĭl’bēn’) n. A colorless or yellowish […]