machine (def 3b).
a simple device for altering the magnitude or direction of a force. The six basic types are the lever, wheel and axle, pulley, screw, wedge, and inclined plane
See under machine.
noun 1. less than half of the total votes cast but more than the minimum required to win, as when there are more than two candidates or choices. 2. less than half the number of voters registered. noun a voting system whereby the highest number of votes for any one candidate or question designates the […]
- Simple mastectomy
simple mastectomy n. Surgical removal of the breast, including the nipple, areola, and most of the overlying skin.
noun 1. simple time. noun, Music. 1. rhythm characterized by two or three beats or pulses to a measure.
noun 1. a microscope having a single lens. simple microscope noun 1. a microscope having a single lens; magnifying glass Compare compound microscope simple microscope n. A microscope having one lens or lens system, such as a magnifying glass.