the possession of supreme authority over church and state by one person, often by a secular ruler.
the supremacy of the state over the church in ecclesiastical matters.
adjective (botany) having a waxy bluish-grey coating
cesium. a rare, highly reactive, soft, metallic element of the alkali metal group, used chiefly in photoelectric cells. Symbol: Cs; atomic weight: 132.905; atomic number: 55; specific gravity: 1.9 at 20°C; melts at 28.5°C. Historical Examples Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 Various Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 4 Various A […]
noun a type of atomic clock that uses the frequency of radiation absorbed in changing the spin of electrons in caesium atoms See also second2
cespitose. forming mats; growing in dense tufts. Historical Examples European Fungus Flora: Agaricaceae George Massee adjective (botany) growing in dense tufts adjective a variant spelling (esp US) of caespitose