noun (pl) -wolves
a species of hyena (Hyaena brunnea) that scavenges on shores of southern Africa Also called brown hyena
noun 1. brown hyena.
adjective, stranger, strangest. 1. unusual, extraordinary, or curious; odd; queer: a strange remark to make. 2. estranged, alienated, etc., as a result of being out of one’s natural environment: In Bombay I felt strange. 3. situated, belonging, or coming from outside of one’s own locality; foreign: to move to a strange place; strange religions. 4. […]
noun 1. Physics. a stable, nonperiodic state or behavior exhibited by some dynamic systems, especially turbulent ones, that can be represented as a nonrepeating pattern in the system’s phase space. strange attractor noun 1. (maths) a type of chaotic dynamical system strange attractor (strānj) See under attractor.
- Strange bedfellows
strange bedfellows definition Unlikely companions or allies; often used in the phrase “politics makes strange bedfellows.” strange bedfellows A peculiar alliance or combination, as in George and Arthur really are strange bedfellows, sharing the same job but totally different in their views. Although strictly speaking bedfellows are persons who share a bed, like husband and […]