a cumulatively large effect that a very small natural force may produce over a period of time.
the idea, used in chaos theory, that a very small difference in the initial state of a physical system can make a significant difference to the state at some later time
Also called Jerusalem date. a shrub or small tree, Bauhinia monandra, of French Guiana, having clusters of pink, purple-streaked flowers. schizanthus. Historical Examples Omphalos Philip Henry Gosse
butterfly kiss Historical Examples A harum-scarum schoolgirl Angela Brazil Letters of Two Brides Honore de Balzac The Wishing Moon Louise Elizabeth Dutton Red Pottage Mary Cholmondeley Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom Cory Doctorow
wing nut. noun another name for wing nut
an epiphytic South American orchid, Oncidium papilio, having large yellow and reddish-brown flowers. either of two terrestrial Old World orchids, Habenaria chlorantha or H. bifolia, having long clusters of greenish-white flowers.