a small bulletproof shield attached to the arm for fending off projectiles, especially in a riot situation.
noun the internal cavity of any multicellular animal that contains the digestive tract, heart, kidneys, etc. In vertebrates it develops from the coelom Contemporary Examples TSA, Don’t Touch My Junk! Robert Poole November 18, 2010 An Utterly Useless Warning Edward N. Luttwak February 3, 2010 Gal With a Suitcase Jolie Hunt June 4, 2010 Historical […]
somatic cell. Historical Examples Feminism and Sex-Extinction Arabella Kenealy Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 7 Various
See under center plate. one of a pair of plates that fit together and support the body of a car on a truck, while allowing the truck to rotate with respect to the body. One plate (body center plate) is attached to the underside of the car body and the other (truck center plate) is […]
(of a crystal structure) having lattice points at the centers of the unit cells.