noun, plural subcontraries. Logic.
one of two propositions that can both be true but cannot both be false.
(of a pair of propositions) related such that they cannot both be false at once, although they may be true together Compare contrary (sense 5), contradictory (sense 3)
noun (pl) -ries
a statement that cannot be false when a given statement is false
verb (used with object), controlled, controlling. 1. to exercise restraint or direction over; dominate; command: The car is difficult to control at high speeds. That zone is controlled by enemy troops. 2. to hold in check; curb: to control a horse; to control one’s emotions. 3. to test or verify (a scientific experiment) by a […]
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subcorneal pustular dermatosis sub·cor·ne·al pustular dermatosis (sŭb-kôr’nē-əl) n. A chronic skin disorder characterized by the eruption of sterile vesicles and pustules beneath the horny layer of the epidermis.
noun 1. an association of individuals, created by law or under authority of law, having a continuous existence independent of the existences of its members, and powers and liabilities distinct from those of its members. See also municipal corporation, public corporation. 2. (initial capital letter) the group of principal officials of a borough or other […]
noun, plural cortices [kawr-tuh-seez] /ˈkɔr təˌsiz/ (Show IPA) 1. Anatomy, Zoology. the outer region of an organ or structure, as the outer portion of the kidney. the cerebral cortex. 2. Botany. the portion of a stem between the epidermis and the vascular tissue; bark. any outer layer, as rind. 3. Mycology. the surface tissue layer […]