[frahn-ches-kaw] /frɑnˈtʃɛs kɔ/ (Show IPA), 1626?–98, Italian biologist.
noun, plural rediae [ree-dee-ee] /ˈri diˌi/ (Show IPA). Zoology. 1. a cylindrical larval stage of some trematodes, produced by a sporocyst and giving rise to daughter rediae or to cercariae. noun (pl) -diae (-dɪˌiː) 1. a parasitic larva of flukes that has simple locomotory organs, pharynx, and intestine and gives rise either to other rediae […]
verb (used with object) 1. Also, re-dial. to dial again. noun 2. automatic redial. verb -dials, -dialling, -dialled 1. to dial (a telephone number) again
verb (used with object), redid, redone, redoing. 1. to do again; repeat. 2. to revise or reconstruct: to redo the production schedule. 3. to redecorate or remodel; renovate: It will cost too much to redo both the kitchen and bathroom. noun, plural redos, redo’s. 4. the act or an instance of redoing. 5. something redone. […]
noun 1. act of diffusing; state of being diffused. 2. prolixity of speech or writing; discursiveness. 3. Physics. Also called migration. an intermingling of molecules, ions, etc., resulting from random thermal agitation, as in the dispersion of a vapor in air. a reflection or refraction of light or other electromagnetic radiation from an irregular surface […]