a carbide containing less than the normal proportion of carbon.
noun, Radio. 1. a carrier wave used to modify or modulate another carrier wave. noun 1. a subsidiary carrier wave that is modulated with information and applied as modulation to a main carrier wave that is already modulated with other information
[suhb-kahr-tl-aj-uh-nuh s] /ˌsʌb kɑr tlˈædʒ ə nəs/ adjective, Anatomy, Zoology. 1. partially or incompletely cartilaginous. 2. situated below or beneath cartilage. subcartilaginous /sʌbˌkɑːtɪˈlædʒɪnəs/ adjective 1. composed partly of cartilage: a subcartilaginous skeleton 2. situated beneath a cartilage or a cartilaginous structure subcartilaginous sub·car·ti·lag·i·nous (sŭb’kär-tl-āj’ə-nəs) adj. Partly cartilaginous. Located beneath a cartilage.
noun, Carpentry. 1. a rough casing for a doorway or window.
noun 1. Sociology. an endogamous and hereditary social group limited to persons of the same rank, occupation, economic position, etc., and having mores distinguishing it from other such groups. any rigid system of social distinctions. 2. Hinduism. any of the social divisions into which Hindu society is traditionally divided, each caste having its own privileges […]