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type of serial music introduced by Arnold Schoenberg; uses a tone row formed by the twelve semitones of the chromatic scale (and inverted or backward versions of the row) 12-tone music , 12-tone system , twelve-tone music , twelve-tone system
small gang of terrorist thugs claiming to seek a separate Islamic state for the Muslim minority in the Philippines; uses bombing and assassination and extortion and kidnapping Abu Sayyaf , Bearer of the Sword
someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums) actuary , statistician
person who uses flattery adulator , flatterer
former executive agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States AEC , Atomic Energy Commission
bomb that uses a fuel-air explosive aerosol bomb , fuel-air bomb , thermobaric bomb , vacuum bomb , volume-detonation bomb
any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent agar , nutrient agar
expressive style that uses fictional characters and events to describe some subject by suggestive resemblances; an extended metaphor allegory
fisherman who uses a hook and line angler , troller
type of cell death in which the cell uses specialized cellular machinery to kill itself; a cell suicide mechanism that enables metazoans to control cell number and eliminate cells that threaten the animal's survival apoptosis , caspase-mediated cell death , programmed cell death
Java application; an application program that uses the client's web browser to provide a user interface applet
person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems applied scientist , engineer , technologist
machine that uses dialysis to remove impurities and waste products from the bloodstream before returning the blood to the patient's body artificial kidney , hemodialyzer
army unit that uses big guns artillery , artillery unit
nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fission to generate energy atomic pile , atomic reactor , chain reactor , pile
any technique of behavior modification that uses unpleasant stimuli in a controlled fashion to alter behavior in a therapeutic way; primarily used for alcoholism or drug abuse (but with little success) aversion therapy
someone who uses exaggerated or lurid material in order to gain public attention ballyhoo artist , sensationalist
impact printer that uses a bar to carry the type slugs bar printer
any notation that uses 2 characters (usually 0 and 1) binary notation
positional system of numeration that uses binary digits and a radix of two binary number system , binary numeration system , binary system , pure binary numeration system
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