the use of questions, as employed by Socrates, to develop a latent idea, as in the mind of a pupil, or to elicit admissions, as from an opponent, tending to establish a proposition.
(philosophy) the method of instruction by question and answer used by Socrates in order to elicit from his pupils truths he considered to be implicitly known by all rational beings Compare maieutic
noun 1. a supporter or member of a Social Credit movement or party adjective 2. of or relating to Social Credit
noun 1. a section cut or torn from the surface of grassland, containing the matted roots of grass. 2. the surface of the ground, especially when covered with grass; turf; sward. verb (used with object), sodded, sodding. 3. to cover with sods or sod. verb, Archaic. 1. simple past tense of seethe. noun 1. sodomite; […]
noun 1. sodium hydroxide. 2. sodium monoxide. 3. sodium carbonate (def 2). 4. sodium, as in carbonate of soda. 5. soda water. 6. a drink made with soda water, flavoring, such as fruit or other syrups, and often ice cream, milk, etc. 7. soda pop. 8. (in faro) the card turned up in the dealing […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. sodium carbonate (def 1). noun 1. the anhydrous commercial form of sodium carbonate