also called point d’alençon. a delicate needlepoint lace having a solid design outlined with twisted yarn on a background of hexagonal mesh.
a machine reproduction of this lace, with a cordlike outline.
an elaborate lace worked on a hexagonal mesh and used as a border, or a machine-made copy of this
a city in and the capital of orne, in nw france: lace manufacture. a department in nw france. 2372 sq. mi. (6145 sq. km). capital: alençon. historical examples his place at table was laid in all the most distinguished houses in alencon, and he was bidden to all soirees. an old maid honore de balzac […]
a city in nw syria. contemporary examples this event is going to further tensions among the civilian population and rebel units in aleppo. syrian rebels deny civilian deaths in aleppo attack, fearful of losing public support mike giglio october 4, 2012 and few have experienced the peril of this punishing violence like the residents of […]
- Aleph 0
aleph 0 mathematics the cardinality of the first infinite ordinal, omega (the number of natural numbers). aleph 1 is the cardinality of the smallest ordinal whose cardinality is greater than aleph 0, and so on up to aleph omega and beyond. these are all kinds of infinity. the axiom of choice (ac) implies that every […]
the cardinal number of the set of all positive integers; the smallest transfinite cardinal number. noun the smallest infinite cardinal number; the cardinal number of the set of positive integers א0 aleph-null (ä’lěf-nŭl’) the first of the transfinite cardinal numbers, corresponding to the number of elements in the set of positive integers.
noun the hebrew alphabet contemporary examples when i learned my abcs, they taught us our aleph-bet at the same time. how i write: nathan englander noah charney march 26, 2013