Words containing theor

Meaning of Arrhenius theory of dissociation

arrhenius theory of dissociation means: (chemistry) theory that describes aqueous solutions in terms of acids (which dissociate to give hydrogen ions) and bases (which dissociate to give hydroxyl ions); the product of an acid and a base is a salt and water

Meaning of Association theory

association theory means: (psychology) a theory that association is the basic principle of mental activity

Meaning of Atomic theory

atomic theory means: (chemistry) any theory in which all matter is composed of tiny discrete finite indivisible indestructible particles

Meaning of Atomic theory

atomic theory means: a theory of the structure of the atom

Meaning of Atomist theory

atomist theory means: (chemistry) any theory in which all matter is composed of tiny discrete finite indivisible indestructible particles

Meaning of Atomistic theory

atomistic theory means: (chemistry) any theory in which all matter is composed of tiny discrete finite indivisible indestructible particles

Meaning of Bayes' theorem

bayes' theorem means: (statistics) a theorem describing how the conditional probability of a set of possible causes for a given observed event can be computed from knowledge of the probability of each cause and the conditional probability of the outcome of each cause

Meaning of Big bang theory

big bang theory means: (cosmology) the theory that the universe originated sometime between 10 billion and 20 billion years ago from the cataclysmic explosion of a small volume of matter at extremely high density and temperature

Meaning of Big-bang theory

big-bang theory means: (cosmology) the theory that the universe originated sometime between 10 billion and 20 billion years ago from the cataclysmic explosion of a small volume of matter at extremely high density and temperature

Meaning of Binomial theorem

binomial theorem means: a theorem giving the expansion of a binomial raised to a given power

Meaning of Abyssinia

abyssinia means: Ethiopia is a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; formerly called Abyssinia

Meaning of Appraising

appraising means: exercising or involving careful evaluations

Meaning of Beria

beria means: Soviet chief of secret police under Joseph Stalin; was executed by his associates in the power struggle following Stalin's death (1899-1953)

Meaning of Brunet

brunet means: a person with dark (brown) hair

Meaning of Brunet

brunet means: marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes

Meaning of Cherry-tree gum

cherry-tree gum means: exudation from trees of the Prunus genus; resembles gum arabic

Meaning of Cloakmaker

cloakmaker means: someone whose occupation is making or repairing fur garments

Meaning of Coeliac plexus

coeliac plexus means: a large plexus of sympathetic nerves in the abdomen behind the stomach

Meaning of Coterminous

coterminous means: being of equal extent or scope or duration

Meaning of Cuniculus paca

cuniculus paca means: large burrowing rodent of South America and Central America; highly esteemed as food

Meaning of Dennis gabor

dennis gabor means: British physicist (born in Hungary) noted for his work on holography (1900-1979)

Meaning of Double standard

double standard means: an ethical or moral code that applies more strictly to one group than to another

Meaning of Emulsify

emulsify means: form into or become an emulsion

Meaning of Emulsify

emulsify means: cause to become an emulsion; make into an emulsion

Meaning of Flax rust

flax rust means: fungus causing flax rust

Meaning of Genus elephas

genus elephas means: type genus of the family Elephantidae

Meaning of Greybeard

greybeard means: a stoneware drinking jug with a long neck; decorated with a caricature of Cardinal Bellarmine (17th century)

Meaning of Greybeard

greybeard means: a man who is very old

Meaning of Lighting

lighting means: the act of setting something on fire

Meaning of Lighting

lighting means: the craft of providing artificial light

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