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(chemistry) theory that describes aqueous solutions in terms of acids (which dissociate to give hydrogen ions) and bases (which dissociate to give hydroxyl ions); the product of an acid and a base is a salt and water Arrhenius theory of dissociation , theory of dissociation , theory of electrolytic dissociation
science that maps the general features of the universe; describes both heaven and earth (but without encroaching on geography or astronomy) cosmography
Italian poet famous for writing the Divine Comedy that describes a journey through hell and purgatory and paradise guided by Virgil and his idealized Beatrice (1265-1321) Dante , Dante Alighieri
(linguistics) a type of grammar that describes syntax in terms of a set of logical rules that can generate all and only the infinite number of grammatical sentences in a language and assigns them all the correct structural description generative grammar
South African novelist and short-story writer whose work describes the effects of apartheid (born in 1923) Gordimer , Nadine Gordimer
generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature law , law of nature
rule that describes how other rules should be used (as in AI) metarule
clause that describes but does not identify meaning of modified noun nonrestrictive
sounds of the things it describes, word imitating the onomatopoeia
warrant authorizing law enforcement officials to search for objects or people involved in the commission of a crime and to produce them in court; the warrant describes the locations where the officials may search search warrant
announcer who reads sports news or describes sporting events sports announcer , sportscaster , sports commentator
differential equation that describes the passage of harmonic waves through a medium wave equation
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