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device that calculates through the manual movement of beads along rods abacus
delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way) abdominal delivery , C-section , caesarean , caesarean delivery , caesarean section , caesarian , caesarian delivery , caesarian section , cesarean , cesarean delivery , cesarean section , cesarian , cesarian section
dominance through threat of punishment and violence absolutism , despotism , tyranny
take up through pores absorb
measure of the rate of decrease in the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (as light) as it passes through a given substance; the fraction of incident radiant energy absorbed per unit mass or thickness of an absorber absorptance , absorption coefficient , coefficient of absorption
(physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium absorption
dark band in the spectrum of white light that has been transmitted through a substance that exhibits absorption at selective wavelengths absorption band
spectrum of electromagnetic radiation that has passed through a medium that absorbed radiation of certain wavelengths absorption spectrum
vein that accompanies the vertebral vein but passes through the foramen of the transverse process of the 7th cervical vertebra and empties into the brachiocephalic vein accessory vertebral vein , vena vertebralis accessoria
culture modification through contact with other cultures acculturation
opposition to the flow of sound through a surface; acoustic resistance is the real component of acoustic impedance and acoustic reactance is the imaginary component acoustic impedance , acoustic reactance , acoustic resistance
serious (often fatal) disease of the immune system transmitted through blood products especially by sexual contact or contaminated needles acquired immune deficiency syndrome , AIDS
immunity to a particular disease that is not innate but has been acquired during life; immunity can be acquired by the development of antibodies after an attack of an infectious disease or by a pregnant mother passing antibodies through the placenta to a acquired immunity
corporation gaining financial control over another corporation or financial institution through a payment in cash or an exchange of stock acquirer
calculated use of violence (or threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear act of terrorism , terrorism , terrorist act
any of a series of radioactive elements with atomic numbers 89 through 103 actinide , actinoid , actinon
disease of cattle that can be transmitted to humans; results from infection with actinomycetes; characterized by hard swellings that exude pus through long sinuses actinomycosis
theory and practice of navigation through air or space aeronautics , astronautics
policy designed to redress past discrimination against women and minority groups through measures to improve their economic and educational opportunities affirmative action
command of the United States Air Force that is responsible for defending the United States through its space and intercontinental ballistic missile operations AFSPC , Air Force Space Command
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