twice-born

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size of a book whose pages are made by folding a sheet of paper twice to form four leaves 4to , quarto
East Indian spiny tree having twice-pinnate leaves and yellow flowers followed by flat pods; source of black catechu Acacia catechu , catechu , Jerusalem thorn
Brazilian shrub having twice-pinnate leaves and small spicate flowers followed by flat or irregularly torulose pods; sometimes placed in genus Piptadenia Anadenanthera colubrina , Piptadenia macrocarpa
statement of a theme in notes of greater duration (usually twice the length of the original) augmentation
United States physicist who won the Nobel prize for physics twice (1908-1991) Bardeen , John Bardeen
twice a year biannual , biennial , semiannual
occurring twice a year biannual , semiannual
periodical that is published twice a month or every two months (either 24 or 6 issues per year) bimonthly
periodical that is published twice a week or every two weeks (either 104 or 26 issues per year) biweekly
Roman statesman regarded as a model of simple virtue; he twice was called to assume dictatorship of Rome and each time retired to his farm (519-438 BC) Cincinnatus , Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus
(genetics) an organism or cell having two sets of chromosomes or twice the haploid number diploid
make twice as great double
quantity that is twice as great as another double
twice the amount that a court would normally find the injured party entitled to double damages
genetically engineered anti-TNF compound (trade name Enbrel) consisting of receptors that bind TNF; it is injected twice a week in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis Enbrel , etanercept
United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship by defeating Jack Dempsey twice (1898-1978) Gene Tunney , James Joseph Tunney , Tunney
American navigator who twice circumnavigated the globe and who discovered the Columbia River (1755-1806) Gray , Robert Gray
(telecommunication) twice the maximum frequency occurring in the transmitted signal Nyquist frequency
(genetics) an organism or cell having more than twice the haploid number of chromosomes polyploid
measure of alcoholic strength expressed as an integer twice the percentage of alcohol present (by volume) proof
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