alternating-current

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United States electrical engineer noted for his work on the theory of alternating currents; independently of Oliver Heaviside he discovered the existence of an atmospheric layer that reflects radio waves back to earth (1861-1939) A. E. Kennelly , Arthur Edwin Kennelly , Kennelly
board having 64 squares of two alternating colors checker board , checkerboard
convulsion characterized by alternating contractions and relaxations clonus
gymnastic exercise performed on the pommel horse when the gymnast (with legs together) swings his legs in a circle while alternating hands on the pommels double leg circle
decorative molding; a series of egg-shaped figures alternating with another shape egg-and-anchor , egg-and-dart , egg-and-tongue
ballet leap with alternating leg crosses entrechat
pattern of short parallel slanted lines in alternating directions herringbone
recurrent abdominal pain and diarrhea (often alternating with periods of constipation); often associated with emotional stress irritable bowel syndrome , mucous colitis , spastic colon
Russian dance with alternating squatting kicks kazatsky
form of solitaire that begins with seven piles of cards with the top cards facing up; descending sequences of cards of alternating colors are built on these piles; as aces become available they are placed above the seven piles; the object is to build sequ klondike
chalcedony with alternating black and white bands; used in making cameos onyx
alternating back-and-forth movement reciprocation
arrangement of spoken words alternating stressed and unstressed elements rhythm , speech rhythm
cyme with flowers or branches alternating in opposite ranks scorpioid cyme
voice alternating between falsetto and normal yodel
angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directions zag , zig , zigzag
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