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any of various deciduous or evergreen ornamental shrubs of the genus Abelia having opposite simple leaves and cymes of small white or pink or purplish flowers; Asia and Mexico abelia
simple to understand accessible , comprehensible , intelligible , lucid , perspicuous , transparent , understandable
calculator that performs simple arithmetic functions adding machine , totaliser , totalizer
conversion of a simple stop consonant into an affricate affrication
United States painter born in Germany; works characterized by simple geometrical patterns in various colors (1888-1976) Albers , Josef Albers
simple water-soluble protein found in many animal tissues and liquids albumen , albumin
simple protein found in horny and cartilaginous tissues and in the lens of the eye albuminoid , scleroprotein
direct method of cell division characterized by simple division of the nucleus without formation of chromosomes amitosis
metamorphism that occurs deep under the earth's surface; changes simple minerals into complex minerals anamorphism
where one or few ovules develop at the top of a simple or compound ovary apical placentation
air-breathing arthropods characterized by simple eyes and four pairs of legs arachnid , arachnoid
simple and natural artless , earthy , forthright , frank , guileless , uncontrived
Eurasian fern with simple lanceolate fronds Asplenium scolopendrium , hart's-tongue , hart's-tongue fern , Phyllitis scolopendrium
simple type of jet engine; must be launched at high speed atherodyde , athodyd , flying drainpipe , ramjet , ramjet engine
(psychology) a theory that reduces all mental phenomena to simple elements (sensations and feelings) that form complex ideas by association atomism
plant capable of synthesizing its own food from simple organic substances autophyte , autophytic plant , autotroph , autotrophic organism
where one or few ovules develop at the base of a simple or compound ovary basal placentation
German architect known for his simple utilitarian factory buildings (1868-1940) Behrens , Peter Behrens
small fruit having any of various structures, e.g., simple (grape or blueberry) or aggregate (blackberry or raspberry) berry
simple hitch used for temporarily attaching a line to a hook Blackwall hitch
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