any of several small antbirds, especially of the genus Myrmotherula.
- Antarctic convergence
the fairly well-defined boundary that exists between the cold antarctic waters and the warmer waters to the north and can be traced around the world.
a privately supported organization, chartered by Congress in 1935, for the encouragement and advancement of professional and nonprofessional theater. Historical Examples The ANTA is the end of a wall treated so as to be an almost independent member, like a square pillar in which the wall ends. How to judge architecture Russell Sturgis Sayac means […]
an African giant who was invincible when in contact with the earth but was lifted into the air by Hercules and crushed. Historical Examples I am falling in a heap, hold me up higher Antaeus and Atlas. The Emperor, Complete Georg Ebers Antaeus could not endure to have it said that any mortal was half […]
an active hostility or opposition, as between unfriendly or conflicting groups: the antagonism between the liberal and the conservative parties. an opposing force, principle, or tendency: Her plan to become an actress met with the antagonism of her family. Physiology. an opposing action, as by one muscle in relation to another. Biochemistry, Pharmacology. the opposing […]