an agreement between the U.S. and U.S.S.R., signed May 26, 1972, limiting the number of ABM deployment areas, launchers, and interceptors.
the antiparticle of a , having −1 and charge, strangeness, and other quantum numbers opposite in sign to those of the . noun (physics) the antiparticle of any of the baryons antibaryon (ān’tē-bār’ē-ŏn’, ān’tī-) The antiparticle that corresponds to a baryon.
serving to prevent or cure biliousness. Historical Examples He referred to various medicines, some of which he thinks were antibilious or otherwise sanatory. The Indian in his Wigwam Henry R. Schoolcraft The scoundrels have nearly demolished two dozen antibilious pills. The King’s Own Captain Frederick Marryat Recommended as antibilious, cathartic, chemical family pills. Cooley’s Cyclopdia […]
any of a large group of chemical substances, as penicillin or streptomycin, produced by various microorganisms and fungi, having the capacity in dilute solutions to inhibit the growth of or to destroy bacteria and other microorganisms, used chiefly in the treatment of infectious diseases. of or involving antibiotics. Contemporary Examples When I was 36 weeks […]
any of numerous Y -shaped protein molecules produced by B cells as a primary immune defense, each molecule and its clones having a unique binding site that can combine with the complementary site of a foreign , as on a virus or bacterium, thereby disabling the and signaling other immune defenses. Abbreviation: Ab. antibodies of […]
resistant or antagonistic to people or their values or objectives: antiblack sentiment among some reactionary groups. Contemporary Examples When Obama first ran in 2008, Republicans wrestled with how to attack him without playing on antiblack bigotry. Democrats Have Bigger Anti-Mormon Problem in Election Than GOP Has Peter Beinart April 22, 2012