doing neither good nor harm, as a medicine.
(med) having no effect for good or ill, as a drug or placebo
noun Chimamanda Ngozi, born 1977, Nigerian novelist; her novels include Purple Hibiscus (2003) and Half of a Yellow Sun (2006), which won the 2007 Orange Prize for Fiction Contemporary Examples “ ‘Ghosts’ is in many ways a love letter to my father,” adichie said. The Hypocrite Killer Jane Ciabattari June 16, 2009 Like Achebe, adichie […]
a female given name. Historical Examples The sympiezometer was invented in 1818 by Adie of Edinburgh. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3 Various The Adie standard barometer is so arranged that it is only necessary to read the summit of the mercury. The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2 Roald Amundsen […]
- Adie syndrome
adie syndrome Adie syndrome n. See Holmes-Adie syndrome.
- Adie’s pupil
adie’s pupil Adie’s pupil A·die’s pupil (ā’dēz) n. See Holmes-Adie syndrome.