[ree-suh nt] /ˈri sənt/
of late occurrence, appearance, or origin; lately happening, done, made, etc.:
recent events; a recent trip.
not long past:
in recent years.
of or belonging to a time not long past.
(initial capital letter) Geology. noting or pertaining to the present epoch, originating at the end of the glacial period, about 10,000 years ago, and forming the latter half of the Quaternary Period; Holocene.
Also called Holocene. (initial capital letter) Geology. the Recent Epoch or Series.
having appeared, happened, or been made not long ago; modern, fresh, or new
(geology) another word for Holocene
early 15c., from Latin recentem (nominative recens) “lately done or made, new, fresh, young,” from re- (see re-) + PIE root *ken- “fresh, new, young” (cf. Greek kainos “new;” Sanskrit kanina- “young;” Old Irish cetu- “first;” Old Church Slavonic načino “to begin,” koni “beginning”). Related: Recently; recentness (1670s, but OED reports recency (1610s) was “Common in 19th c.”).
[sen-truh-lahyz] /ˈsɛn trəˌlaɪz/ verb (used with object), centralized, centralizing. 1. to draw to or gather about a . 2. to bring under one control, especially in government: to centralize budgeting in one agency. verb (used without object), centralized, centralizing. 3. to come together at or to form a center. /ˈsɛntrəˌlaɪz/ verb 1. to draw or […]
[ree-suh nt] /ˈri sənt/ adjective 1. of late occurrence, appearance, or origin; lately happening, done, made, etc.: recent events; a recent trip. 2. not long past: in recent years. 3. of or belonging to a time not long past. 4. (initial capital letter) Geology. noting or pertaining to the present epoch, originating at the end […]
[ree-sept] /ˈri sɛpt/ noun 1. an idea formed by the repetition of similar percepts, as successive percepts of the same object. /ˈriːsɛpt/ noun 1. (psychol) an idea or image formed in the mind by repeated experience of a particular pattern of sensory stimulation
[ri-sep-tuh-buh l] /rɪˈsɛp tə bəl/ adjective 1. adapted to or suitable for reception.
[ri-sep-tuh-kuh l] /rɪˈsɛp tə kəl/ noun 1. a container, device, etc., that receives or holds something: a receptacle for trash. 2. Botany. the modified or expanded portion of the stem or axis that bears the organs of a single flower or the florets of a flower head. 3. Electricity. a contact device installed at an […]