abscopal effect n.
a reaction produced following irradiation but occurring outside the zone of actual radiation absorption.
. contemporary examples one person who wasn’t impressed by prince andrew’s abseil down the shard: writer grace dent. underwhelmed by andy tom sykes september 5, 2012 verb (intransitive) (mountaineering) to descend a steep slope or vertical drop by a rope secured from above and coiled around one’s body or through karabiners attached to one’s body […]
- Absence makes the heart grow fonder
absence makes the heart grow fonder persons, places, or things become dearer to us when they are absent. separation intensifies love, as in after a year in another country she accepted his proposal, so i guess absence makes the heart grow fonder , or, used ironically, the boss leaves earlier every day; oh well, absence […]
- Absence seizure
pet-t mal. absence seizure n. a brief, sudden loss of consciousness symptomatic of pet-t mal epilepsy.
state of being away or not being present: i acted as supervisor in his absence. your absence was noted on the records. period of being away: an absence of several weeks. failure to attend or appear when expected. lack; deficiency: the absence of proof. inattentiveness; preoccupation; absent-mindedness: absence of mind. contemporary examples he avoids confrontation […]
so lost in thought that one does not realize what one is doing, what is happening, etc.; preoccupied to the extent of being unaware of one’s immediate surroundings. contemporary examples the boy genius geithner turned into an absent-minded professor when he filled in his tax returns. obama’s strange obsession tina brown february 8, 2009 a […]