a suprasegmental feature having an identifiable meaning or grammatical function, as the stress pattern that distinguishes the noun record from the verb record or the parallel falling stress patterns of blackbird and highchair, reflecting a parallel relationship between the elements.
(linguistics) a suprasegmental feature distinguishing the meaning or grammatical function of one word or phrase from that of another, as stress does for example between the noun conduct and the verb conduct
noun 1. a fluid that exhibits frictionless flow, very high heat conductivity, and other unusual physical properties, helium below 2.186 K being the only known example. adjective 2. of or relating to a superfluid. noun 1. (physics) a fluid in a state characterized by a very low viscosity, high thermal conductivity, high capillarity, etc. The […]
noun 1. a fluid that exhibits frictionless flow, very high heat conductivity, and other unusual physical properties, helium below 2.186 K being the only known example. adjective 2. of or relating to a superfluid. superfluidity /ˌsuːpəfluːˈɪdɪtɪ/ noun 1. (physics) the state of being or property of becoming a superfluid noun 1. (physics) a fluid in […]
noun, plural superfluities. 1. the state of being superfluous. 2. a superabundant or excessive amount. 3. something superfluous, as a luxury. noun 1. the condition of being superfluous 2. a quantity or thing that is in excess of what is needed 3. a thing that is not needed
adjective 1. being more than is sufficient or required; excessive. 2. unnecessary or needless. 3. Obsolete. possessing or spending more than enough or necessary; extravagant. adjective 1. exceeding what is sufficient or required 2. not necessary or relevant; uncalled-for 3. (obsolete) extravagant in expenditure or oversupplied with possessions adjective unnecessary; uncalled-for; wasteful Word Origin Latin […]