Greek, literally “in common.” Applied to sentences with one subject and two predicates; a formation rare in modern English, though it occurs more often in Old English. Cf. koine.
apoapsis apoapsis (āp’ō-āp’sĭs) Plural apoapsides (āp’ō-āp’sĭ-dēz’) The point at which an orbiting object is farthest away from the body it is orbiting. This point is sometimes given a name that is specific to the body being orbited. For example, the apoapsis of an object orbiting Earth is its apogee (from gaia, the Greek word for […]
. . . abbreviation Apocalypse Apocrypha or Apocryphal Apocalypse Apocrypha
(initial capital letter) (def 4). any of a class of Jewish or Christian writings that appeared from about 200 b.c. to a.d. 350 and were assumed to make of the ultimate divine purpose. a prophetic , especially concerning a cataclysm in which the forces of good permanently triumph over the forces of evil. any or […]
of or like an ; affording a revelation or prophecy. pertaining to the or biblical book of Revelation. predicting or presaging imminent disaster and total or universal destruction: the apocalyptic vision of some contemporary writers. Contemporary Examples So far probably the best would be a class in apocalyptic literature. Junot Díaz: How I Write Noah […]