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professional relation between instructors and those they instruct academic relation
legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood; the adopted child is entitled to all privileges belonging to a natural child of the adoptive parents (including the right to inherit) adoption
conjunctive relation of units that expresses the opposition of their meanings adversative conjunction
science of soils in relation to crops agrology
tort based on willful and malicious interference with the marriage relation by a third party without justification or excuse alienation of affection
act of adjusting or aligning the parts of a device in relation to each other alignment
study of the relative growth of a part of an organism in relation to the growth of the whole allometry
distortion that occurs when the output signal does not have a linear relation to the input signal amplitude distortion , nonlinear distortion
statistical method for making simultaneous comparisons between two or more means; a statistical method that yields values that can be tested to determine whether a significant relation exists between variables analysis of variance , ANOVA
relation between an anaphor and its antecedent anaphoric relation
relation by which any position with respect to any other position is established angular position
relation between opposing principles or forces or factors antagonism
relation of opposition along a diameter antipodal , antipodal opposition , diametrical opposition
semantic relation that holds between two words that can (in a given context) express opposite meanings antonymy
grammatical relation between a word and a noun phrase that follows apposition
mark to indicate a direction or relation arrow , pointer
position in relation to direction or weather conditions aspect , exposure
relation resulting from interaction or dependence association
relation that exists when things occur at unrelated times asynchronism , asynchrony , desynchronisation , desynchronization , desynchronizing
operations that occur without a regular or predictable time relation to other events asynchronous operation
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