a severe, local immune reaction to the injection of an antigen in a sensitized host.
noun (Hinduism) a ritual performed in homes and temples in which incense and light is offered to a deity Historical Examples From this rich and interesting temple we passed to the Academia delle belle arti. From the Oak to the Olive Julia Ward Howe He reckons the arti at twenty-four, whereas they numbered twenty-one. Renaissance […]
noun (informal) short for articulated vehicle Historical Examples “And fifty quid for me,” added Warrington, smiling, though his eyes were as blue and hard as artic ice. Parrot & Co. Harold MacGrath
a tall, thistlelike composite plant, Cynara scolymus, native to the Mediterranean region, of which the numerous scalelike bracts and receptacle of the immature flower head are eaten as a vegetable. the large, rounded, closed flower head itself. . Contemporary Examples Page Six says they dined on mussel soup, crayfish and artichoke risotto at a tony […]
a written composition in prose, usually nonfiction, on a specific topic, forming an independent part of a book or other publication, as a newspaper or magazine. an individual object, member, or portion of a class; an item or particular: an article of food; articles of clothing. something of indefinite character or description: What is that […]
- Article of faith
a fundamental belief; tenet. noun (Christianity) any of the clauses or propositions into which a creed or other statement of doctrine is divided a deeply held belief