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vowel whose quality or length is changed to indicate linguistic distinctions (such as sing sang sung song) ablaut
vein accompanying another structure; a vein may accompany an artery in such a way that the arterial pulses aid venous return accompanying vein , vena comitans
area of ground used for some particular purpose (such as building or farming) acreage , land area
any flowerless plant such as a fern (pteridophyte) or moss (bryophyte) in which growth occurs only at the tip of the main stem acrogen
verse in which certain letters such as the first in each line form a word or message acrostic
energy that an atomic system must acquire before a process (such as an emission or reaction) can occur activation energy , energy of activation
process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions) adaptation , adaption , adjustment
English author whose work used such techniques as stream of consciousness and the interior monologue; prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group (1882-1941) Adeline Virginia Stephen Woolf , Virginia Woolf , Woolf
hearing that takes place outside the judicial process before hearing examiners who have been granted judicial authority specifically for the purpose of conducting such hearings administrative hearing
someone (such as a child) who has been adopted adoptee
acute lung injury characterized by coughing and rales; inflammation of the lungs which become stiff and fibrous and cannot exchange oxygen; occurs among persons exposed to irritants such as corrosive chemical vapors or ammonia or chlorine etc. adult respiratory distress syndrome , ARDS , wet lung , white lung
witness whose relationship to the opposing party is such that his or her testimony may be prejudiced against the opposing party adverse witness , hostile witness
lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle) aerie , aery , eyrie , eyry
(mathematics) a transformation that is a combination of single transformations such as translation or rotation or reflection on an axis affine transformation
habitual intoxication; prolonged and excessive intake of alcoholic drinks leading to a breakdown in health and an addiction to alcohol such that abrupt deprivation leads to severe withdrawal symptoms alcohol addiction , alcoholism , drunkenness , inebriation
(computer science) a first test of an experimental product (such as computer software) carried out by the developer alpha test
receptors postulated to exist on nerve cell membranes of the sympathetic nervous system in order to explain the specificity of certain agents that affect only some sympathetic activities (such as vasoconstriction and relaxation of intestinal muscles and c alpha-adrenergic receptor , alpha-adrenoceptor , alpha receptor
any artifact (such as books or furniture or art) that is distinctive of America Americana
distorted projection or perspective; especially an image distorted in such a way that it becomes visible only when viewed in a special manner anamorphism , anamorphosis
genus of tropical American plants have sword-shaped leaves and a fleshy compound fruits composed of the fruits of several flowers (such as pineapples) Ananas , genus Ananas
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