Joseph, 1908–2005, English physicist and anti–nuclear arms activist, born in Poland: Nobel prize 1995.
See Pugwash conferences
1. Reserve Officers Training Corps. Reserve Officers Training Corps noun 1. a body of students at some colleges and universities who are given training toward becoming officers in the armed forces. Abbreviation: ROTC, R.O.T.C. ROTC Reserve Officers’ Training Corps
1. Reserve Officers Training Corps.
noun, Chemistry, Pharmacology. 1. a white, crystalline, water-insoluble, poisonous heterocyclic compound, C 2 3 H 2 2 O 6 , obtained from derris root: used chiefly as the active ingredient of certain insecticides and in medicine in the treatment of chiggers and scabies. noun 1. a white odourless crystalline substance extracted from the roots of […]
noun 1. routine; a fixed, habitual, or mechanical course of procedure: the rote of daily living. adjective 2. proceeding mechanically and repetitiously; being mechanical and repetitious in nature; routine; habitual: rote performance; rote implementation; His behavior became more rote with every passing year. Idioms 3. by rote, from memory, without thought of the meaning; in […]