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Baseball metaphors for sex (1,185 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

In American slang, baseball metaphors for sex are often used as euphemisms for the degree of physical intimacy achieved in sexual encounters or relationships
Homology (biology) (3,819 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
variety of form and function", and contrasting it with the matching term "analogy" which he used to describe different structures with the same function
Four-dimensional space (4,071 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
four-dimensional space, a device called dimensional analogy is commonly employed. Dimensional analogy is the study of how (n − 1) dimensions relate to n
Joseph Butler (1,864 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
lifetime and for many years after his death, Butler was most famous for his Analogy of Religion, Natural and Revealed (1736), which, according to historian
Convergent evolution (4,914 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Richard Owen was the first to identify the fundamental difference between analogies and homologies. In biochemistry, physical and chemical constraints on
Electron hole (1,816 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
water. Hole conduction in a valence band can be explained by the following analogy. Imagine a row of people seated in an auditorium, where there are no spare
Grapheme (1,222 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
grapheme, coined in analogy with phoneme, is derived from Ancient Greek γράφω (gráphō), meaning 'write', and the suffix -eme by analogy with phoneme and
Rule of Faith (1,709 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
impairing the rule of faith. Pope Pius XII in Humani generis uses the term analogy of faith to say that Holy Scripture should be interpreted according to
Douglas Hofstadter (4,460 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as the sense of self in relation to the external world, consciousness, analogy-making, artistic creation, literary translation, and discovery in mathematics
Ethnoarchaeology (1,313 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
2010). Although ethnography has long been used by archaeologists to draw analogies to the past, ethnographic data is not gathered with specifically archaeological
Icefall (478 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
crevassed surface, caused in part by gravity. The term icefall is formed by analogy with the word waterfall, which is a similar phenomenon of the liquid phase
Power vacuum (518 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
political history, the term power vacuum, also known as a power void, is an analogy between a physical vacuum to the political condition "when someone has
Hard science fiction (2,394 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
science fiction, formed by analogy to hard science fiction, first appeared in the late 1970s. The term is formed by analogy to the popular distinction
Religiocentrism (1,357 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
person's own religion is more important or superior to other religions." In analogy to ethnocentrism, religiocentrism is a value-neutral term for psychological
Viaduct (903 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Romans did not use the term; it is a nineteenth-century derivation from an analogy with aqueduct. Like the Roman aqueducts, many early viaducts comprised
Isolobal principle (1,743 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The isolobal principle (more formally known as the isolobal analogy) is a strategy used in organometallic chemistry to relate the structure of organic
Quadrilateral (6,444 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
quadrangle (in analogy to triangle), tetragon (in analogy to pentagon, 5-sided polygon, and hexagon, 6-sided polygon), and 4-gon (in analogy to k-gons for
Nuclear computation (471 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
threads into one. As the name "nuclear computation" implies, there is an analogy between nuclear reactions and nuclear computation. In nuclear physics,
Domino effect (329 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
events. The term is best known as a mechanical effect and is used as an analogy to a falling row of dominoes. It typically refers to a linked sequence
War hawk (468 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
solutions. War hawks are the opposite of doves. The terms are derived by analogy with the birds of the same name: hawks are predators that attack and eat
Magnetic circuit (2,624 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nor is anything moving. It is perhaps better to call it simply MMF. In analogy to the definition of EMF, the magnetomotive force F {\displaystyle {\mathcal
Historical method (2,591 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
So the latter has property pn + 1. McCullagh says that an argument from analogy, if sound, is either a "covert statistical syllogism" or better expressed
Cleithrum (182 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the scapula. Its name is derived from Greek κλειθρον = "key (lock)", by analogy with "clavicle" from Latin clavicula = "little key". In modern fishes,
Futurism (literature) (1,973 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
compression. Futurist literature primarily focuses on seven aspects: intuition, analogy, irony, abolition of syntax, metrical reform, onomatopoeia, and essential/synthetic
Spire (mollusc) (729 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
pointed, the tip being known as the "apex". The word "spire" is used, in an analogy to a church spire or rock spire, a high, thin, pinnacle. The "spire angle"
Aristotle's biology (5,923 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Aristotle makes clear that he sometimes intends this third sense by giving the analogy of a woodcarving. It takes its form from wood (its material cause); the
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye (242 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
beloved, but suffering equally whenever the two separate. Describing it by analogy as a musical "change from major to minor", Porter begins with an A♭ major
Monoidal category (3,270 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In mathematics, a monoidal category (or tensor category) is a category C {\displaystyle \mathbf {C} } equipped with a bifunctor ⊗ : C × C → C {\displaystyle
Analogous colors (379 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
orange, and red-orange are examples. The term analogous refers to having analogy, or corresponding to something in particular. An analogous color scheme
Dark radiation (251 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
postulated type of radiation that mediates interactions of dark matter. By analogy to the way photons mediate electromagnetic interactions between particles
Sandbox (software development) (600 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
available to other developers or end users of the software. By further analogy, the term "sandbox" can also be applied in computing and networking to
Webmaster (286 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
domain, the "webmaster" address and title were unofficially adopted by analogy for the website administrator. RFC 2142 turned this common practice into
Pearson symbol (386 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
centred face cuts the X-axis, the Bravais lattice is called A-centred. In analogy, when the centred face cuts the Y- or Z-axis, we have B- or C-centring
Management accounting principles (4,313 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Causality (i.e., the need for cause and effect insights) and, Principle of Analogy (i.e., the application of causal insights by management in their activities)
Famine, Affluence, and Morality (1,157 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
commonsense morality to great giving has also been disputed. The drowning child analogy featured in the paper formed the basis of choral music that has been performed
Nyaya (6,087 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
– Pratyakṣa (perception), Anumāṇa (inference), Upamāṇa (comparison and analogy) and Śabda (word, testimony of past or present reliable experts). In its
Human rights in Saudi Arabia (17,137 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
arresting anyone that criticises them. Saudi Arabia and the apartheid analogy is a comparison of Saudi Arabia's treatment of minorities and non-Muslim
Lend-Lease (8,852 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Lend-Lease policy, formally titled An Act to Promote the Defense of the United States (Pub.L. 77–11, H.R. 1776, 55 Stat. 31, enacted March 11, 1941)
Impressionism in music (977 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Monet's Impression, Sunrise. Composers were labeled impressionists by analogy to the impressionist painters who use starkly contrasting colors, effect
Gradient descent (3,653 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
should measure the steepness of the hill so not to go off track. In this analogy, the person represents the algorithm, and the path taken down the mountain
Werehyena (699 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Were-hyena is a neologism coined in analogy to werewolf for therianthropy involving hyenas. It is common in the folklore of North Africa, the Horn of
Perseus (geometer) (216 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
ancient Greek geometer, who invented the concept of spiric sections, in analogy to the conic sections studied by Apollonius of Perga. Few details of Perseus'
RS Canum Venaticorum variable (736 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mechanism for the creation of the distortion wave was "starspots", which, in analogy to sunspots, are large, cool active regions on the photosphere. Such spots
Crinkle-cutting (180 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mandoline blades. Crinkle-cut potato chips are sometimes called ruffled, by analogy with a ruffle in sewing. French fries or sweet potato fries may also be
Linear motion (1,598 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
particles and/or points of application. The following table shows the analogy in derived SI units: Angular motion Centripetal force Inertial frame of
Greenfield project (476 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
greenfield project is one that lacks constraints imposed by prior work. The analogy is to that of construction on greenfield land where there is no need to
WTA 125K series (272 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Association starting in 2012. Sometimes called the WTA Challenger series (in analogy of the men's ATP Challenger Series) it is the second highest level of women's
Potential energy surface (1,372 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
helpful to use the analogy of a landscape: for a system with two degrees of freedom (e.g. two bond lengths), the value of the energy (analogy: the height of
Istihsan (815 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from the implications of an analogy to an analogy that is stronger than it. Al-Halwani defines it as giving up an analogy for a stronger evidence from
Rib (aeronautics) (496 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
of the structure of a wing, especially in traditional construction. By analogy with the anatomical definition of "rib", the ribs attach to the main spar
The Jungle Book and Scouting (491 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was the name of the cannon made in the railway workshops at Mafeking. By analogy, a young boy not old enough to be a wolf or true Scout could be a baby
Geologic Calendar (385 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
last 82.2 seconds before midnight of the new year. A variation of this analogy instead compresses Earth's 4.6 billion year-old history into a single day:
Structural linguistics (3,685 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
analogy which draws a parallel between social structures and the organs of an organism which have different functions or purposes. Similar analogies and
Magnetic reluctance (1,003 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
analogy cannot be used for modelling energy flow in systems where energy crosses between the magnetic and electrical domains. An alternative analogy to
Astronautics (777 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
coined in the 1920s by J.-H. Rosny, president of the Goncourt academy, in analogy with aeronautics. Because there is a degree of technical overlap between
Graphemics (412 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
prescriptive education or in computer linguistics, e.g. for speech synthesis. In analogy to phoneme and (allo)phone in phonology, the graphic units of language
Brownian noise (639 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
water. The term "red noise" comes from the "white noise"/"white light" analogy; red noise is strong in longer wavelengths, similar to the red end of the
Exploratory engineering (736 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the relevant science, given the lack of experimental confirmation. By analogy with protoscience, it might be considered a form of protoengineering. Due
Great Glemham (203 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
glēam 'merriment'... Glem, river-name, is no doubt a back-formation." By analogy with Glandford in Norfolk, 'Glemham' could mean 'village where sports were
Bica (coffee) (315 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
coffee flows, falling from the espresso machine to the cup on the tray, an analogy with a water spring or fountain, both can also be called bica in Portuguese
Pipeline (software) (1,378 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
that the output of each element is the input of the next; the name is by analogy to a physical pipeline. Usually some amount of buffering is provided between
Macroecology (285 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
properties of the system as a whole; Kevin Gaston and Tim Blackburn make the analogy to seeing the forest for the trees. Macroecology examines how global development
Overalls (931 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
working. The garments are commonly referred to as a "pair of overalls" by analogy with "pair of trousers". Overalls were originally made of denim, but they
Social safety net (1,326 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
school feeding programs. The core idea of SSN can be understood as an analogy to a circus artist walking on a tightrope with a net hanging under it,
Pipeline (software) (1,378 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
that the output of each element is the input of the next; the name is by analogy to a physical pipeline. Usually some amount of buffering is provided between
Primorial (1,000 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
prime numbers. The name "primorial", coined by Harvey Dubner, draws an analogy to primes similar to the way the name "factorial" relates to factors. For
YZ Group (206 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
recognised their work as the latest known figural red-figure paintings. In analogy with the alphabet, "YZ" stands for the end of red-figure painting in Athens
Organicism (1,992 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Organicism is the philosophical position which states that the universe and its various parts—including human societies—are to be considered alive and
Image plane (206 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
being rendered. It is also referred to as screen space. If one makes the analogy of taking a photograph to rendering a 3D image, the surface of the film
Jocasta complex (368 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
towards her son. Raymond de Saussure introduced the term in 1920 by way of analogy to its logical converse in psychoanalysis, the Oedipus complex, and it
Starspot (661 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Starspots are stellar phenomena, so-named by analogy with sunspots. Spots as small as sunspots have not been detected on other stars, as they would cause
Favonae (323 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
meaning. It looks like Old English feaw-, "few", which, following the analogy of Harudes, would have come from *faw-. The American Heritage Dictionary
Gödel, Escher, Bach (1,577 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from hidden neurological mechanisms. One point in the book presents an analogy about how individual neurons in the brain coordinate to create a unified
Frog-mouth helm (383 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tournaments (jousting) rather than on the battlefield. The frog-mouth analogy was drawn from the way the ocularium (the slit through which the wearer
Flashforward (1,108 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of a character. It is primarily a postmodern narrative device, named by analogy to the more traditional flashback, which reveals events that occurred in
Spectrum (1,880 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the entire electromagnetic spectrum. Spectrum has since been applied by analogy to topics outside optics. Thus, one might talk about the "spectrum of political
Greenstick fracture (510 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
often during infancy and childhood when bones are soft. The name is by analogy with green (i.e., fresh) wood which similarly breaks on the outside when
Popliteal fossa (331 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
popliteal fossa (sometimes referred to as the hough,[1] or kneepit in analogy to the armpit) is a shallow depression located at the back of the knee
Germania Slavica (652 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(primarily Germans) during the Ostsiedlung in the High Middle Ages. By analogy, the term Bavaria Slavica denotes the medieval German-Slavic contact zone
Martensite (949 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
crystalline structure. It is named after German metallurgist Adolf Martens. By analogy the term can also refer to any crystal structure that is formed by diffusionless
English usage controversies (2,109 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nothing of which to be afraid") – criticized by grammarians in the 1600s by analogy with Latin grammar and by some teachers since, though many have always
Peta- (162 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
similar to the prefix penta ("five"), but without the letter n (on the analogy of the prefix tera [from the Greek for "monster"] for 10004 looking like
Pramana (5,022 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reliable experts (Śabda); and more contentious ones, which are comparison and analogy (upamāna), postulation, derivation from circumstances (arthāpatti), and
Thinking outside the box (1,592 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
paradigm is a habit of reasoning or a conceptual framework. A simplified analogy is "the box" in the commonly used phrase "thinking outside the box". What
Ruffles (502 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Company later merged with H.W. Lay & Co. in 1961. The product is named as an analogy to the ruffle, a strip of fabric sometimes gathered, creating folds. Its
MusicHound (1,082 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
world music, swing, and soundtrack recordings. Further to the canine analogy in the series title, albums were graded according to a "bone" rating system:
Pipeline stall (437 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
through the execution stage. Such an event is often called a bubble, by analogy with an air bubble in a fluid pipe. In some architectures, the execution
Sources of Sharia (3,759 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
use the Hadith instead. Shafi'i school uses Sunnah more than Hanafi and analogy more than two others.[better source needed] Among Shia, Usuli school of
Dea Matrona (293 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mythological figure Modron, mother of Mabon is derived from the same etymon. By analogy, Dea Matrona may conceivably have been considered the mother of the Gaulish
Maxwell–Jüttner distribution (630 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
it in 1911. It has become known as the Maxwell–Jüttner distribution by analogy to the name Maxwell-Boltzmann distribution that is commonly used to refer
Dust (His Dark Materials) (1,239 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
sin and seeks its end. Pullman described Dust in a 2017 interview as "an analogy of consciousness, and consciousness is this extraordinary property we have
Caprock (442 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rock type. Common types of caprock are sandstone and mafic rock types. An analogy of caprock could be the outer crust on a cake that is a bit harder than
Shovelware (705 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
bulk material into a pile. The term "shovelware" is coined by semantic analogy to phrases like shareware and freeware, which describe methods of software
Transcendence degree (872 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
are algebraically independent. There is an analogy with the theory of vector space dimensions. The analogy matches algebraically independent sets with
Hungry grass (175 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1840s. In Margaret McDougall's letters the phrase "hungry grass" is - by analogy to the myth - used to describe hunger pains. An alternative version of
Thermal resistance (3,058 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and so often use it as an analogy when doing calculations involving thermal resistance. The heat flow can be modelled by analogy to an electrical circuit
Upstream Downtown (192 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
administers the work, Hirsch said: "I intended the piece to serve as a whimsical analogy to downtown business life. It's frenetic, humorous story with each of us
Adevism (193 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Adevism (from the Sanskrit term deva, on the analogy of atheism) is a term introduced by Friedrich Max Müller to imply the denial of gods, in particular
Voiceless velar lateral fricative (471 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
placed above the letter to avoid clashing with the raising diacritic). By analogy with existing IPA laterals, a small capital Ɬ is used in the extIPA: SIL
Crab mentality (695 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
will be undermined by others, ensuring the group's collective demise. The analogy in human behavior is claimed to be that members of a group will attempt
Southern blot (1,131 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nouns. The names for other blotting methods may follow this convention, by analogy. Restriction endonucleases are used to cut high-molecular-weight DNA strands
Frederick Schauer (454 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of Chicago Law School, wrote an essay with Barbara Spellman, called " Analogy, Expertise, and Experience." J.D. Harvard Law School 1972 M.B.A. Tuck School
Stanton number (741 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
at the wall (due to thermal diffusivity). Using the heat-mass transfer analogy, a mass transfer St equivalent can be found using the Sherwood number and
Toilet Twinning (260 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
people to "twin" their own toilet with latrines in poor communities (an analogy with the twin towns and sister cities movement). This is a way of raising
Basic Law: Israel as the Nation-State of the Jewish People (5,121 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Basic Law: Israel as the Nation-State of the Jewish People (Hebrew: חוֹק יְסוֹד: יִשְׂרָאֵל—מְדִינַת הַלְּאוֹם שֶׁל הָעַם הַיְּהוּדִי‎), informally known
Torsion (mechanics) (879 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
analysis (FEA) is the best method. Other calculation methods include membrane analogy and shear flow approximation. r is the perpendicular distance between the
F4 (mathematics) (945 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
generators transforming as a spinor to the 36-dimensional Lie algebra so(9), in analogy with the construction of E8. In older books and papers, F4 is sometimes
Glossary of arithmetic and diophantine geometry (4,714 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
holds). Function field analogy It was realised in the nineteenth century that the ring of integers of a number field has analogies with the affine coordinate
Parallel external memory (1,984 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the parallel-computing analogy to the single-processor external memory (EM) model. In a similar way, it is the cache-aware analogy to the parallel random-access
Pain in animals (4,732 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
assessing the capacity of other species to experience pain, argument-by-analogy is used. This is based on the principle that if an animal responds to a
Measurable function (1,250 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
spaces: the preimage of any measurable set is measurable. This is in direct analogy to the definition that a continuous function between topological spaces
Normal matrix (1,406 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
multiplication. It is easy to check that this embedding respects all of the above analogies. Hermitian matrix Proof: When A is normal, use Lagrange's interpolation
Horror vacui (805 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
price, they presumably could not afford it. The term is also used as an analogy to the Aristotelian idea that a physical vacuum is impossible, and therefore
Tent-pole (entertainment) (318 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
financial performance of a film studio or television network. It is an analogy for the way a strong central pole provides a stable structure to a tent
The Loneliest Guy (417 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pianist Mike Garson in a sombre form that led David Buckley to make an analogy with the "psychotic menage" of Bowie's Outside (1995), although the biographer
Tirikaṭukam (129 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of Thirikatukam are written in the Venpa meter. Thirikatukam uses the analogy of the traditional herbal medicine, which uses the three herbs sukku (dried
Oracy (285 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
British researcher and educator, in the 1960s. This word is formed by analogy from literacy and numeracy. The purpose is to draw attention to the neglect
Memetics (5,662 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Memetics is the study of information and culture based on an analogy with Darwinian evolution. Proponents describe memetics as an approach to evolutionary
Essence (1,559 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to the whole family of logical theories based on the "possible worlds" analogy set up by Leibniz and developed in the intensional logic from Carnap to
Clock position (3,186 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
axis, the dimension of length, of the vessel, using the clock analogy. In this analogy, the observer imagines the vessel located on a horizontal clock
Rebuttal (217 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nullify other evidence that has been presented by an adverse party. By analogy the same term is used in politics and public affairs to refer to the informal
Pain in crustaceans (7,255 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
assessing the capacity of other species to experience pain, argument by analogy is sometimes used. Crustaceans fulfill several criteria proposed as indicating
List of English irregular verbs (842 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
strong-type past form dug arose as a past participle in the 16th century, by analogy with stuck, and was used as a past tense from the 18th century. See Oxford
Snapshot (computer storage) (957 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
state of a system at a particular point in time. The term was coined as an analogy to that in photography. It can refer to an actual copy of the state of
1983 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament (152 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hammond handled play-by-play commentary, while Joe Dean provided color analogy. 2014-2015 Southeaastern Conference Men’s Basketball Media Guide, page
Software archaeology (1,007 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
implementations, as part of software maintenance. Software archaeology, named by analogy with archaeology, includes the reverse engineering of software modules
Vassa (426 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Vassa is often glossed as Rains Retreat or Buddhist Lent, the latter by analogy to the Christian Lent (which Vassa predates by at least five centuries)
Robber baron (industrialist) (2,543 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
methods to get rich, or expand their wealth. The term was based on an analogy to the German robber barons, local feudal lords, or bandits in Germany
Maslaha (838 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(the teachings and practices of the Islamic prophet Muhammad), or qiyas (analogy). The concept is acknowledged and employed to varying degrees depending
No U-turn syndrome (414 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
freely so long as a "No U-turn" sign is not present. Following that, this analogy is used to explain the red tape he has encountered with hard-nosed bureaucrats
Blue Box (novel) (126 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
not refer to the TARDIS, but to the blue box used by phreakers, and by analogy, the alien hacking tool that is the book's MacGuffin. The Cloister Library
Disulfide (3,314 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and tertiary structure of proteins. The connection is a persulfide, in analogy to its congener, peroxide (R−O−O−R′), but this terminology is rarely used
Bounded rationality (1,902 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
finding an optimal choice given the information available. Simon used the analogy of a pair of scissors, where one blade represents "cognitive limitations"
Great White Spot (901 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Great White Spot, also known as Great White Oval, on Saturn, named by analogy to Jupiter's Great Red Spot, are periodic storms that are large enough
Communication protocol (6,827 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
programming language describes the same for computations, so there is a close analogy between protocols and programming languages: protocols are to communication
Pain in invertebrates (9,382 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
assessing the capacity of other species to experience pain, argument-by-analogy is used. This is based on the principle that if a non-human animal's responses
Targum (Aramaic dialects) (121 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the Aramaic language in general dates back to the early Middle Ages. An analogy is the use of "Ladino" to mean Judeo-Spanish, and of sharħ to mean Judeo-Arabic
Namespace (3,317 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
structured as hierarchies to allow reuse of names in different contexts. As an analogy, consider a system of naming of people where each person has a given name
Meatus (164 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
normally derived English plural; or often, and incorrectly, meati, by false analogy with the very common Latin -us/-i forms (such as alumnus/alumni), i.e.
Folk etymology (2,596 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sparrowgrass, originally from Greek ἀσπάραγος ("asparagus") remade by analogy to the more familiar words sparrow and grass, or the derived word burger
Colors of noise (2,339 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
power within any equal interval of frequencies. That name was given by analogy with white light, which was (incorrectly) assumed to have such a flat power
Goldilocks principle (995 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Goldilocks principle is named by analogy to the children's story "The Three Bears", in which a young girl named Goldilocks tastes three different
Separable verb (1,018 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A separable verb is a verb that is composed of a lexical core and a separable particle. In some sentence positions, the core verb and the particle appear
War in Darfur (15,459 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The War in Darfur, also nicknamed the Land Cruiser War, is a major armed conflict in the Darfur region of Sudan that began in February 2003 when the Sudan
Favomancy (348 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by way of cult etymology, from the Latin faba for "bean" and formed by analogy with the names of similar divination methods such as alectromancy. Favomancy
Synthetic intelligence (888 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
artificial; it can be a genuine form of intelligence. John Haugeland proposes an analogy with simulated diamonds and synthetic diamonds—only the synthetic diamond
Neptune trojan (2,208 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
region 60° behind Neptune. The Neptune trojans are termed 'trojans' by analogy with the Jupiter trojans. The discovery of 2005 TN53 in a high-inclination
Phase-locked loop (7,542 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
output frequencies from a fraction of a hertz up to many gigahertz. As an analogy of a PLL, consider a race between two cars. One represents the input frequency
Favomancy (348 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by way of cult etymology, from the Latin faba for "bean" and formed by analogy with the names of similar divination methods such as alectromancy. Favomancy
Phrase (music) (994 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
adopted into the vocabulary of music from linguistic syntax. Though the analogy between the musical and the linguistic phrase is often made, still the
Satellite state (1,294 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
military influence or control from another country. The term was coined by analogy to planetary objects orbiting a larger object, such as smaller moons revolving
Aulos (1,591 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Latin tibia, "pipe, aulos." The neologism aulode is sometimes used by analogy with rhapsode and citharode (citharede) to refer to an aulos player, who
Paper cut bug (430 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
new installation of the latest version of Ubuntu Desktop Edition. The analogy is with a paper cut wound — small, not seriously damaging, but surprisingly
Nineteen Old Poems (360 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to about 520 CE, when these poems were included in the famous literary analogy Wen Xuan, a compilation of literature attributed to the Liang Crown Prince
Peter Browne (theologian) (332 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Supernatural conceived by Analogy with Things Natural and Human, more briefly referred to as the Divine Analogy (1733). The doctrine of analogy was intended as
Arithmetic topology (505 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
topology. It establishes an analogy between number fields and closed, orientable 3-manifolds. The following are some of the analogies used by mathematicians
Stakeholder (corporate) (1,751 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
between the "shareholder model" and the "stakeholders model" or a false analogy of the obligations towards shareholders and other interested parties. Any
HN3 (nitrogen mustard) (323 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
because its vesicant properties are almost equal to those of HD and thus the analogy between the two types of mustard is the strongest. As a vesicant the use
Quicksand (Martha and the Vandellas song) (258 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
slightly slower tempo and a harder edge. Like "Heat Wave", it features an analogy to a natural phenomenon, with the narrator comparing falling in love to
Semaphore (programming) (2,674 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In computer science, a semaphore is a variable or abstract data type used to control access to a common resource by multiple processes in a concurrent
Soil consolidation (1,828 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Schematic diagram of spring analogy
Snowball (738 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
this process. The Welsh dance "Y Gasseg Eira" also takes its name from an analogy with rolling a large snowball. This method of forming a large snowball
Network address translation (5,268 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Network address translation (NAT) is a method of remapping an IP address space into another by modifying network address information in the IP header of
Superposition theorem (424 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The superposition theorem is a derived result of the superposition principle suited to the network analysis of electrical circuits. The superposition theorem
Oral will (212 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
report below) and it is common practice for in Commonwealth countries. An analogy can be drawn to the concept of last donations (donatio mortis causa) established
Snowball effect (293 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cartoons and modern theatrics and it is also used in psychology. The common analogy is with the rolling of a snowball down a snow-covered hillside. As it rolls
Scan line (267 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
used today as a visual effect in computer graphics. The term is used, by analogy, for a single row of pixels in a raster graphics image. Scan lines are
Apples and oranges (1,193 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
apples and oranges. The idiom may also be used to indicate that a false analogy has been made between two items, such as where an apple is faulted for
René Guénon (8,321 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
symbolized: there are symbols of the analogy (but every symbol is not necessarily the expression of an analogy, because there are correspondences that
AIDS–Holocaust metaphor (1,094 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The AIDS–Holocaust metaphor is used by AIDS activists to compare the AIDS epidemic to the Holocaust. The comparison was popularized by Larry Kramer and
Mechanical doping (1,360 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by using a hidden motor to help propel a racing bicycle. The term is an analogy to chemical doping in sport, cheating by using performance-enhancing drugs
Split infinitive (6,350 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
her stutter. and She will gradually get rid of her stutter. one may, by analogy, wish to say: She wants to gradually get rid of her stutter. This is supported
Church (building) (2,846 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
physical buildings where they worship, but it is sometimes used as an analogy to refer to buildings of other religions. In traditional Christian architecture
W′ and Z′ bosons (1,680 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
extensions of the electroweak symmetry of the Standard Model. They are named in analogy with the Standard Model W and Z bosons. W′ bosons often arise in models
Magnetic dipole (1,387 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
moment constant. It is a magnetic analogue of the electric dipole, but the analogy is not perfect. In particular, a magnetic monopole, the magnetic analogue
Israeli law in the West Bank settlements (1,934 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Israeli law in the West Bank settlements refers to application of Israeli law to Israeli settlements and Israeli civilians in Area C of the West Bank,
Warning shot (751 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
recognized as signalling intended confrontations on land, sea, and air. As an analogy, "warning shot" can be said of any action of declaration, especially a
Neurath's boat (1,246 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Neurath's non-foundational analogy of reconstructing piecemeal a ship at sea contrasts with Descartes' much earlier foundationalist analogy—in Discourse on the
Debris disk (2,116 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from the central star. This dust is sometimes called exozodiacal dust by analogy to zodiacal dust in the Solar System. In 1984 a debris disk was detected
Tenor violin (491 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
inch (3.2 mm) higher than today's standard 16-inch (410 mm) viola. By analogy with the vocal quartet of soprano-alto-tenor-bass, a few composers featured
Black Ditches, Cavenham (659 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Historic Environment Record as having no direct dating evidence but "by analogy with other linear earthworks in the region it is usually assumed to be
RL (complexity) (412 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
with probabilistic Turing machines with one-sided error. It is named in analogy with RP, which is similar but has no logarithmic space restriction. The
Stag hunt (1,027 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
but a hare is worth less than a stag. This has been taken to be a useful analogy for social cooperation, such as international agreements on climate change
Global field (935 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
_{v}|x|_{v}=1.\ } The analogy between the two kinds of fields has been a strong motivating force in algebraic number theory. The idea of an analogy between number
Debris disk (2,116 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from the central star. This dust is sometimes called exozodiacal dust by analogy to zodiacal dust in the Solar System. In 1984 a debris disk was detected
Sentence (mathematical logic) (488 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
logical connectives or quantifiers in them are known as atomic sentences; by analogy to atomic formula. Sentences are then built up out of atomic formulas by
Neurath's boat (1,246 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Neurath's non-foundational analogy of reconstructing piecemeal a ship at sea contrasts with Descartes' much earlier foundationalist analogy—in Discourse on the
Ulmus glabra 'Lutescens' (1,009 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
it as a form of Ulmus montana (:U. glabra Huds.), adding 'Lutescens' by analogy with Corstorphine sycamore, Acer pseudoplantanus 'Lutescens'. For a time
Global field (935 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
_{v}|x|_{v}=1.\ } The analogy between the two kinds of fields has been a strong motivating force in algebraic number theory. The idea of an analogy between number
Rachitic rosary (265 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
appearance of large beads under the skin of the rib cage, hence the name by analogy with the beads of a Catholic Christian rosary. Causes include: Rickets :
French Community of Belgium (1,220 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
English as "the French-speaking Community of Belgium" for clarity, in analogy to the German-speaking Community of Belgium. The Community has its own
Thule-Seminar (542 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
its name alludes to the Thule Society, in an ominous[POV? – discuss] analogy with the organization that facilitated the rise of the Nazis and provided
ICC ODI Championship (1,060 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rating, and all the teams are ranked in a table in order of rating. By analogy to cricket batting averages, the points for winning an ODI match are always
Viewport (484 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the GUI window, i.e. the notion used in window managers. Rather it is an analogy with how a window limits what one can see outside a room. In contrast,
Year Zero (political notion) (239 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
applied to the takeover of Cambodia in April 1975 by the Khmer Rouge, is an analogy to the Year One of the French Revolutionary Calendar. During the French
Structural functionalism (6,577 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
elements; namely norms, customs, traditions, and institutions. A common analogy, popularized by Herbert Spencer, presents these parts of society as "organs"
The Circus Animals' Desertion (725 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
envoi. In the poem, the poet uses the desertion of circus animals as an analogy to describe his failure to find inspiration for poetic creation as he seeks
Clickbait (1,993 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reflect the content being delivered. The "-bait" part of the term makes an analogy with fishing, where a hook is disguised by an enticement (bait), presenting
Passphrase (1,558 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
derive an encryption key from a passphrase. The origin of the term is by analogy with password. The modern concept of passphrases is believed to have been
Esperantology (201 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sets these principles: The principle of internationality The principle of analogy with other language elements The principle of the vocabulary being economical
Quantum superposition (6,296 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
word entanglement replaces[citation needed] the word correlation, but the analogy[which?] is exact. A disentangled wave function has the form: A ( x , y
Perfect storm (770 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of circumstances drastically aggravates the event. The term is used by analogy to an unusually severe storm that results from a rare combination of meteorological
Peter Quince at the Clavier (1,083 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
insisted also on the analogy between poetry and painting. In The Necessary Angel Stevens speaks of identity rather than analogy: "...it is the identity
Pain in amphibians (6,743 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
summarised in the following table. But see But see But see But see Arguing by analogy, Varner claims that any animal which exhibits the properties listed in
Nazi analogies (3,343 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Nazi analogies or Nazi comparisons are any comparisons or parallels which are related to Nazism or Nazi Germany, which often reference Adolf Hitler, Joseph
Drusilla (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) (2,293 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Drusilla with a Cockney accent in keeping with the characters' "Sid and Nancy analogy". Drusilla's physical appearance also drew from additional sources, such
Quantum annealing (2,708 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Quantum annealing (QA) is a metaheuristic for finding the global minimum of a given objective function over a given set of candidate solutions (candidate
Pain in cephalopods (7,064 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
summarised in the following table. But see But see But see But see Arguing by analogy, Varner claims that any animal which exhibits the properties listed in
Common descent (2,930 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by, "Analogy would lead me one step further, namely, to the belief that all animals and plants have descended from some one prototype. But analogy may
Music history (2,520 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the notated music of Western elites, sometimes called "art music" (by analogy to art history, which tends to focus on elite art). The methods of music
List of ancient Greek cities (216 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
it spoke Greek. Many were soon assimilated to some other language. By analogy some cities are included that never spoke Greek and were not Hellenic,
Pain in fish (9,199 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
summarised in the following table. But see But see But see But see Arguing by analogy, Varner claims that any animal which exhibits the properties listed in
Arthur Schopenhauer's criticism of Immanuel Kant's schemata (1,520 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
schemata. Schopenhauer's analysis holds that Kant misused argument by analogy to connect abstract reasoning to empirical perception; Schopenhauer argues
Blocked rotor test (783 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
It is also known as short circuit test (because it is the mechanical analogy of a transformer short circuit test), locked rotor test or stalled torque
Ciṟupañcamūlam (223 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Siruppanchamulam are written in the Venpa meter. Siruppanchamulam uses the analogy of the traditional herbal medicine, which uses the roots of the five herbs
Maponos (1,428 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mythological figure Mabon ap Modron is apparently derived from Maponos, who by analogy we may suggest was the son of the mother-goddess Dea Matrona. The Irish
Black belt (martial arts) (893 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
black belt takes three to six years of training to achieve, a possible analogy might be a bachelor's degree: the student has a good understanding of fundamental
Germanic Heroic Age (460 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Germanic (or "German") Heroic Age, so called in analogy to the Heroic Age of Greek mythology, is the period of early historic or quasi-historic events
Noosphere (1,889 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from the Greek νόος ("mind", "reason") and σφαῖρα ("sphere"), in lexical analogy to "atmosphere" and "biosphere". The concept, however, cannot be accredited
Silicon Fen (1,425 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
important technology centres in Europe. It is called "Silicon Fen" by analogy with Silicon Valley in California, because it lies at the southern tip
Contrabass clarinet (2,290 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
term referring not to any aspect of the instrument's mechanism but to an analogy between its very low tones and the pedal division of the organ. Subcontrabass
Evolutionary computation (2,112 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that “there is more than a crude metaphor behind the analogy between cells and computers. The analogy to computation extends also to the relationship between
Germanic strong verb (10,855 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
help-helped-helped. The reverse phenomenon, whereby a weak verb becomes strong by analogy, is rare (one example in American English, considered informal by some
The Truman Show (4,762 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Truman Show is a 1998 American psychological science fiction comedy-drama film directed by Peter Weir, produced by Scott Rudin, Andrew Niccol, Edward
Noctilien (897 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by Transilien SNCF. Like Transilien, the name "Noctilien" is formed by analogy with "Francilien" — the French demonym for residents of Île-de-France.
Gold plating (project management) (282 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In time management, gold plating is the phenomenon of working on a project or task past the point of diminishing returns. For example: after having met
Full spectrum diplomacy (1,599 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
counterintelligence, economic policy, etc." A previous use of this musical ensemble analogy for an instrument of statecraft is found in a World War II Soviet anti-Nazi
Gold plating (project management) (282 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In time management, gold plating is the phenomenon of working on a project or task past the point of diminishing returns. For example: after having met
Noctilien (897 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by Transilien SNCF. Like Transilien, the name "Noctilien" is formed by analogy with "Francilien" — the French demonym for residents of Île-de-France.
Dollar voting (679 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dollar voting is an analogy that has been used to refer to the impact of consumer choice on producers' actions through the flow of consumer payments to
Ringed space (1,129 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
important and prominent is a locally ringed space: a ringed space in which the analogy of a germ of a function is valid. Ringed spaces appear in analysis as well
Squaring the square (1,443 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
square whose sides have integer length.) The name was coined in a humorous analogy with squaring the circle. Squaring the square is an easy task unless additional
Succinylation (213 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
lead to more significant changes in protein structure and function. By analogy to acetylation, it has been suggested that succinyl-CoA is the cofactor
Disilyne (915 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
term to refer to compounds containing a silicon–carbon triple bond by analogy to silene, which often refers to compounds containing silicon–carbon double
Ecclesiastical province (2,557 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Byzantine Empire, Christian ecclesiastical provinces were named by analogy with the secular Roman province as well as certain extraterritorial formations
Symplectic vector space (1,663 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In mathematics, a symplectic vector space is a vector space V over a field F (for example the real numbers R) equipped with a symplectic bilinear form
Joseph Jastrow (1,796 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
delusion, fraud, gullibility and irrationality. Jastrow thought that analogies represented a more primitive way of interpreting the world. He gave many
Tachocline (431 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was coined in a paper by Edward Spiegel and Jean-Paul Zahn in 1992 by analogy to the oceanic thermocline. Route, Matthew (October 20, 2016). "The Discovery
Turned A (296 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
predicate logic. It was first used in this way by Gerhard Gentzen in 1935, by analogy with Giuseppe Peano's turned E notation for existential quantification
Sulfur dibromide (91 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sulfur dibromide readily decomposes into S2Br2 and elemental bromine. In analogy to sulfur dichloride, it hydrolyzes in water to give hydrogen bromide,
Anthropomorphism in Kabbalah (1,041 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cause and effect from their precise root analogies on High. Due to the danger of idolatrous material analogy, Kabbalists historically restricted esoteric
Estimation (project management) (172 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
been developed to aid engineers in making accurate estimates, such as Analogy based estimation Compartmentalization (i.e., breakdown of tasks) Cost estimate
Series of tubes (1,430 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"A series of tubes" is a phrase coined originally as an analogy by then-United States Senator Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) to describe the Internet in the context
Calypso (moon) (678 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
from Tethys. Calypso and Telesto have been termed "Tethys trojans", by analogy to the trojan asteroids, and are half of the four presently known trojan
Animal rights (18,024 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Animal rights is the idea in which some, or all, animals are entitled to the possession of their own existence and that their most basic interests—such
Geotope (197 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ecology and might be the model for many other similar words coined by analogy. As the prototype, it has enjoyed wider currency than many of the other
Separation of content and presentation (475 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from the core material and structure (content) of a document. A typical analogy used to explain this principle is the distinction between the human skeleton
Industrial ecology (2,563 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
environment, economy and technology. The name comes from the idea that the analogy of natural systems should be used as an aid in understanding how to design
Prie-dieu (249 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A similar form of chair in domestic furniture is called "prie-dieu" by analogy. Sometimes, a prie-dieu will consist only of the sloped shelf for books
Payload fairing (1,047 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
into two halves upon jettisoning is called a clamshell fairing by way of analogy to the bifurcating shell of a clam. In some cases the fairing may enclose
Maxwell's Silver Hammer (2,266 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
McCartney described the song as symbolic of the downfalls of life, being "my analogy for when something goes wrong out of the blue, as it so often does". The
Soda lime (1,201 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Soda lime is a mixture of NaOH & Ca(OH)2 chemicals, used in granular form in closed breathing environments, such as general anaesthesia, submarines, rebreathers
Pebble in the Sky (2,160 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
this is long after the era of Pebble in the Sky. The obvious historical analogy is between Earth in the book and the historical situation of Judea under
Electret microphone (566 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
hundreds of years). The name comes from electrostatic and magnet; drawing analogy to the formation of a magnet by alignment of magnetic domains in a piece
Hairpin turn (2,671 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in ramps and trails may be called switchbacks in American English, by analogy with switchback railways. In British English "switchback" is more likely
Twilight (3,744 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
which can have a similar appearance in the night sky at high latitudes. By analogy with evening twilight, the word twilight is also sometimes used metaphorically
Tork Angegh (749 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
connection with Norse god Thor/Tyr is more than a simple coincidence. An analogy is frequently made with the Middle-Eastern god Nergal, also represented
On Physical Lines of Force (823 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Philosophical Society. Maxwell made an analogy between the density of this medium and the magnetic permeability, as well as an analogy between the transverse elasticity
No-deleting theorem (1,343 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mechanics to linear logic as the logic of quantum information theory (in exact analogy to classical logic being founded on Cartesian closed categories). Suppose
Transition dipole moment (1,390 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
phenomenological understanding of the transition dipole moment can be obtained by analogy with a classical dipole. While the comparison can be very useful, care
Nigerian English (1,962 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and spelling rules, there has arisen a predominant occurrence of "faulty analogy" (the assumption that because one grammatical feature resembles another
Characters in the Thursday Next series (6,665 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Our Thursdays Is Missing and The Woman Who Died a Lot. In his seventies, Analogy is the head of the Swindon branch of SO-27, the LiteraTecs, and is therefore
Catalina Highway (1,190 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from lowland desert to alpine forests. The name sky island comes from the analogy of these mountains being like islands of forest in a sea of desert. It
Time sink (481 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
spending it. Although it is unknown when the term was coined, it makes an analogy with heat sink. In massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs)
∞-topos (249 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
behaving like the category of sheaves of sets on a topological space. In analogy, Lurie's definition and characterization theorem of an ∞-topos says that
Pursuit curve (190 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A curve of pursuit is a curve constructed by analogy to having a point or points representing pursuers and pursuees; the curve of pursuit is the curve
Soft independent modelling of class analogies (425 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Soft independent modelling by class analogy (SIMCA) is a statistical method for supervised classification of data. The method requires a training data
Transition dipole moment (1,390 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
phenomenological understanding of the transition dipole moment can be obtained by analogy with a classical dipole. While the comparison can be very useful, care
Catalina Highway (1,190 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from lowland desert to alpine forests. The name sky island comes from the analogy of these mountains being like islands of forest in a sea of desert. It
Lady of the Green Kirtle (1,027 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Chair by C. S. Lewis. She is sometimes called briefly the Green Lady (on analogy with Jadis, the White Lady), and she is known also as the Emerald Witch;
Polity (500 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Leviathan. Retrieved 2 January 2019. Dictionary of the History of Ideas – analogy of the body politic (elaboration of correspondences between society or
Being (4,965 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
chose the analogy: all beings are like, or analogous to, each other in existing. This comparison is the basis of his Analogy of Being. The analogy is said
Computable analysis (913 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
semi-decidable. The analogy suggests that general topology and computability are nearly mirror images of each other. The analogy can be explained by using
Raster scan (2,850 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rectangular pattern of image capture and reconstruction in television. By analogy, the term is used for raster graphics, the pattern of image storage and
Clean Monday (854 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
attitudes and non-fasting foods. It is sometimes called "Ash Monday", by analogy with Ash Wednesday (the day when the Western Churches begin Lent). The
Parallelepiped (1,986 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
parallelograms (the term rhomboid is also sometimes used with this meaning). By analogy, it relates to a parallelogram just as a cube relates to a square. In Euclidean
Bogosort (1,512 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sorted one, and a randomized version that randomly permutes its input. An analogy for the working of the latter version is to sort a deck of cards by throwing
Topological game (1,383 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
introduced by Claude Berge, who defined the basic ideas and formalism in analogy with topological groups. A different meaning for topological game, the
Stack (abstract data type) (4,256 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the stack. The name "stack" for this type of structure comes from the analogy to a set of physical items stacked on top of each other. This structure
Gary Chartier (7,162 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Social Philosophy 37.2 (Sum. 2006): 235–51. Analogy 52-5. For the latter point, see Analogy 39. Analogy 39–49. "Non-Human Animals and Process Theodicy
Ferroelectricity (3,757 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
their natural electrical polarization is reversible. The term is used in analogy to ferromagnetism, in which a material exhibits a permanent magnetic moment
Last universal common ancestor (4,065 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
book On the Origin of Species in 1859: "Therefore I should infer from analogy that probably all the organic beings which have ever lived on this earth
Mīmāṃsā (5,983 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pratyakṣa or perception; anumāna or inference; upamāṇa, by comparison and analogy; arthāpatti, the use of postulation and derivation from circumstances;
Parallel random-access machine (1,162 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
As its name indicates, the PRAM was intended as the parallel-computing analogy to the random-access machine (RAM). In the same way that the RAM is used
Generaloberst (2,054 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"uppermost general", but it is often translated as "colonel-general" by analogy to Oberst, "colonel", including in countries where the rank was adopted
John Ffowcs Williams (826 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
computational aeroacoustics based on Lighthill's acoustic analogy, known as the Ffowcs Williams-Hawkings analogy. Born in Wales in 1935, Ffowcs-Williams was educated
Microphonics (800 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
vibrations into an undesired electrical signal (noise). The term comes from analogy with a microphone, which is intentionally designed to convert vibrations
Ship graveyard (830 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dangerous materials like asbestos) are also known as ship graveyards. By analogy, the phrase can also refer to an area with many shipwrecks which not been
Image noise (2,637 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
signals received by AM radios caused audible acoustic noise ("static"). By analogy, unwanted electrical fluctuations are also called "noise". Image noise
Proving a negative (71 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
logical proof Proof of impossibility, mathematics Russell's teapot, an analogy: inability to disprove does not prove Sometimes it is mistaken for an argument
Systolic array (1,684 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
coined from medical terminology. The name is derived from systole as an analogy to the regular pumping of blood by the heart. Systolic arrays are often
Bingo (card game) (515 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Bingo (also bango) is a card game named by analogy to the game bingo. The game is played with a bridge deck of 52 cards. The dealer gives each player
Chʼolan languages (501 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
slight linguistic differences portrayed by Kuryłowicz's Fourth Law of Analogy. The language Tzeltalan also breaks up into sections; Tzendal (colonial
Infinite monkey theorem (6,342 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
As Dawkins acknowledges, however, the weasel program is an imperfect analogy for evolution, as "offspring" phrases were selected "according to the criterion
Chinese restaurant process (1,928 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
analysis, and image recognition. David J. Aldous attributes the restaurant analogy to Jim Pitman and Lester Dubins in his 1983 book. At any positive-integer
Sodar (1,320 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sodar, or in full sonic detection and ranging, is a meteorological instrument used as a wind profiler to measure the scattering of sound waves by atmospheric
Ricci curvature (6,635 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
geometry to that of the Laplacian in the analysis of functions; in this analogy, the Riemann curvature tensor, of which the Ricci curvature is a natural
Bundle of rights (974 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sticks" - in which each stick represents an individual right – is a common analogy made for the bundle of rights. Any property owner possesses a set of "sticks"
Buch der heiligen Dreifaltigkeit (403 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
process in terms of Christian mythology. The theme of the book is the analogy of the passion, death and resurrection of the Christ with the alchemical
Diapir (609 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
risk when trying to drill through them.[clarification needed] There is an analogy to a Galilean thermometer. Rock types such as evaporitic salt deposits
Computational aeroacoustics (2,297 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sources, whereas the other two analogies provide the far field information based on a surface integral. Acoustic analogies can be very efficient and fast
Pipeline (Unix) (1,811 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the development of Unix, shaping its toolbox philosophy. It is named by analogy to a physical pipeline. A key feature of these pipelines is their "hiding
Color charge (1,614 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
labels red, green, and blue became popular simply because of the loose analogy to the primary colors. Richard Feynman referred to his colleagues as "idiot
Curie temperature (4,649 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
calculated from the Curie–Weiss law, which is derived from Curie's law. In analogy to ferromagnetic and paramagnetic materials, the Curie temperature can
Piano six hands (429 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
three pianists at one piano. More rarely the neologism 'Triet' is used, by analogy with the duo/duet distinction sometimes made between 2 pianos and piano
Perichoresis (2,614 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Richard Rohr, and others. Modern authors extend the original usage as an analogy to cover other interpersonal relationships. The term "co(-)inherence" is
Sputnik virophage (1,786 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
inhibits replication of the helper virus. It is known as a virophage, in analogy to the term bacteriophage. Viruses like Sputnik that depend on co-infection
Spoor (animal) (155 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
cognate also with spur, the metal tool on the heels of riding boots. By analogy, in politics, "to look carefully on the spoor in the trails" means to investigate
Gender of connectors and fasteners (4,201 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mounted connector, such as the RCA connector. The assignment is a direct analogy with genitalia and sexual intercourse, the part bearing one or more protrusions
Plesiochronous digital hierarchy (978 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rate, but allowing some variation on the speed around a nominal rate. By analogy, any two watches are nominally running at the same rate, clocking up 60
Applied economics (2,881 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
input-output analysis or simulations but also case studies, historical analogy and so-called common sense or the "vernacular". This range of approaches
Empire State Human (357 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lyrically, "Empire State Human" is a song about becoming powerful using the analogy of size, with Oakey declaring that he wants to be "tall" a total of 60
Decathlon (2,422 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
consisting of ten track and field events. The word "decathlon" was formed, in analogy to the word "pentathlon", from Greek δέκα (déka, meaning "ten") and ἄθλος
Spoor (animal) (155 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
cognate also with spur, the metal tool on the heels of riding boots. By analogy, in politics, "to look carefully on the spoor in the trails" means to investigate
Windrow (322 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
formed by a swather which both cuts the crop and forms the windrow. By analogy, the term may also be applied to a row of any other material such as snow
Plesiochronous digital hierarchy (978 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rate, but allowing some variation on the speed around a nominal rate. By analogy, any two watches are nominally running at the same rate, clocking up 60
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning (1,981 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
extended time, the poem is notable for its use of conceits and ingenious analogies to describe the couple's relationship; critics have thematically linked
Iron condor (1,696 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
resembles a large-bodied bird, such as a condor. In keeping with this analogy, traders often refer to the inner options collectively as the "body" and
Iron Age (5,964 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
concept has been mostly applied to Europe and the Ancient Near East, and, by analogy, also to other parts of the Old World. The duration of the Iron Age varies
Five hindrances (4,724 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
how the mind behaves, how it automatically grabs onto this and that." Analogy The hindrance of sensory desire is compared to taking out a loan – any
Implicate and explicate order (3,545 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Hiley on implicate orders, pre-space and algebraic structures.) In analogy to Alfred North Whitehead's notion of "actual occasion", Bohm considered
Login (699 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Linux in the 1990s. The noun login comes from the verb (to) log in and by analogy with the verb to clock in. Computer systems keep a log of users' access
Hagen number (310 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hagen number to a general form will be presented. For the case of Reynolds analogy (Pr = Sc = 1), all these three definitions of Hagen number will be the
Pseudoholomorphic curve (1,044 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In mathematics, specifically in topology and geometry, a pseudoholomorphic curve (or J-holomorphic curve) is a smooth map from a Riemann surface into an
Absorption (acoustics) (1,104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Acoustic absorption refers to the process by which a material, structure, or object takes in sound energy when sound waves are encountered, as opposed
Hypothetical Axis victory in World War II (2,100 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
peace" respectively, is sometimes used for this theoretical period, by analogy to similar terms for peaceful historical periods. In some cases, this term
Bibliotheca Botanica (717 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Linnaeus's extended account of botanical history in the form of a botanical analogy; in pages 2–3 Linnaeus lists previous bibliographers and then gives his
Wimbledon Effect (688 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Genshō, literally "Wimbledon Phenomenon") is a chiefly British and Japanese analogy (which possibly originated in Japan) which compares the tennis fame of
Great Work (Hermeticism) (1,102 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
discussed the Great Work at length, giving it a spiritual meaning by analogy to the alchemical Magnum Opus of 'perfecting' lead into gold and mortality
Principles of Islamic jurisprudence (3,991 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reasoning (qiyas). It therefore studies the application and limits of analogy, as well as the value and limits of consensus, along with other methodological
Annoyance factor (3,122 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An annoyance factor (aka nuisance or irritation), in advertising and brand management, is a variable used to measure consumers' perception level of annoyance
Muller's ratchet (1,675 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
evolutionary genetics, Muller's ratchet (named after Hermann Joseph Muller, by analogy with a ratchet effect) is a process in which absence of recombination,
Speed of light (cellular automaton) (480 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
can only influence its nearest neighbours, and so the speed of light (by analogy with the speed of light in physics) is the maximum rate at which information
Gay pride (4,686 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
events.[citation needed] "Straight Pride" and "Heterosexual Pride" are analogies and slogans that contrast heterosexuality with homosexuality by copying
Giaour (550 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of China, the term foreign devil has become void of offence. A strict analogy to giaour is found in the Arabic kafir, or unbeliever, which is so commonly
Pacific Century (1,023 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Century) is a term that has been used to describe the 21st century through analogy with the term American Century. The implicit assumption underlying the
Thomson's lamp (781 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
original 1954 paper is to differentiate supertasks from their series analogies. He writes of the lamp and Grandi's series, Then the question whether
Array data type (2,445 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is usually called an array variable, array value, or simply array. By analogy with the mathematical concepts vector and matrix, array types with one
Quantum cellular automaton (1,308 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
automaton (QCA) is an abstract model of quantum computation, devised in analogy to conventional models of cellular automata introduced by John von Neumann
Jerzy Kuryłowicz (1,336 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
so-called Case Theory. Kuryłowicz's is also known for his "Six Laws of Analogy" that have been widely used in historical linguistics to understand how
Nectar guide (403 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
wavelengths (roughly 540 nm) with ultraviolet are called bee purple by analogy with purple in human vision. Buchmann, SL. (1987). "The ecology of oil
Pax Ottomana (249 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Eastern Thrace remained under Turkish rule. The term is derived by analogy from the more common Pax Romana, "the Roman Peace". Turkish fear Early
Synoecism (1,230 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
polities of any size was described by the word synoikismos. The closest analogy today is the incorporation of a city; in fact, "incorporation" is often
Studentized residual (1,483 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a statistic by a sample standard deviation is called studentizing, in analogy with standardizing and normalizing. The key reason for studentizing is
Dialectical logic (415 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
insistence that there were not two logics, but only formal logic. The analogy used was the relation of elementary and higher mathematics. Dialectical
Rush hour (3,976 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
or if the volume is normal but there is some disruption of speed. By analogy to vehicular traffic, the term Internet rush hour has been used to describe
Matt Dillahunty (2,296 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the philosophical burden of proof is ably presented in his 'gumball' analogy: if a hypothetical jar is filled with an unknown quantity of gumballs,
Spaceport (2,007 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
spaceport or cosmodrome is a site for launching (or receiving) spacecraft, by analogy to seaport for ships or airport for aircraft. The word spaceport, and even
Lava (4,361 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
eruption of Vesuvius in 1737. Serao described "a flow of fiery lava" as an analogy to the flow of water and mud down the flanks of the volcano following heavy
Quaker Bible (662 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
translation. Guy makes no further reference to the NEB to justify the analogy claimed by the title of his article. Whilst both Purver's Bible and the
Melanie Mitchell (519 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
she developed the Copycat cognitive architecture. She is the author of "Analogy-Making as Perception", essentially a book about Copycat. She has also critiqued
False equivalence (530 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of fallacies Affirming the consequent Equivocation False balance False analogy Tu quoque Whataboutism Wronger than wrong Phillips, Harry; Bostian, Patricia
Id, ego and super-ego (4,031 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to do so with his own strength, while the ego uses borrowed forces. The analogy may be carried a little further. Often, a rider, if he is not to be parted
Mean squared error (3,636 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
units of measurement as the square of the quantity being estimated. In an analogy to standard deviation, taking the square root of MSE yields the root-mean-square
Rush hour (3,976 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
or if the volume is normal but there is some disruption of speed. By analogy to vehicular traffic, the term Internet rush hour has been used to describe
Matt Dillahunty (2,296 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the philosophical burden of proof is ably presented in his 'gumball' analogy: if a hypothetical jar is filled with an unknown quantity of gumballs,
Materials informatics (1,020 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
overarching goals of bioinformatics and systems biology may provide a useful analogy. Andrew Murray of Harvard University expresses the hope that such an approach
Corner case (403 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
many of these, errors. The term "corner case" comes about by physical analogy with "edge case" as an extension of the "flight envelope" metaphor to a
Iron(II) sulfate (1,795 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
when the copper(II) sulfate was known as blue copperas, and perhaps in analogy, iron(II) and zinc sulfate were known respectively as green and white copperas
Sho (letter) (251 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
letter for purposes of modern computer encoding in 2002, on the basis of analogy with "rho" (ρ), the letter with which it seems to be graphically related
Color temperature (5,891 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(2700–3000 K) are called "warm colors" (yellowish). "Warm" in this context is an analogy to radiated heat flux of traditional incandescent lighting rather than
Power steering (2,670 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
connection, are sometimes called "drive by wire" or "steer by wire", by analogy with aviation's "fly-by-wire". In this context, "wire" refers to electrical
Spanish fess (217 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
most well-known example of this style of flag, the flag of Spain, and in analogy to the equivalent term for vertically striped flags, the Canadian pale
Mean squared error (3,636 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
units of measurement as the square of the quantity being estimated. In an analogy to standard deviation, taking the square root of MSE yields the root-mean-square
Churchill–Bernstein equation (815 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
independent of one another, the mass-heat transfer analogy can be employed. In the mass-heat transfer analogy, heat transfer dimensionless quantities are replaced
Mengjiang (1,751 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
also been called Mongukuo or Mengguguo (or Mengkukuo; Chinese: 蒙古國) (in analogy to Manchukuo, another Japanese puppet state in Manchuria). The capital
Cigar store Indian (673 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a caricature or as depictions that perpetuate stereotypes, drawing an analogy to the African-American lawn jockey. Because of the general illiteracy
Lower limit topology (775 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
also a useful counterexample, known as the Sorgenfrey plane. In complete analogy, one can also define the upper limit topology, or left half-open interval
Symmetric algebra (1,977 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In mathematics, the symmetric algebra S(V) (also denoted Sym(V)) on a vector space V over a field K is a commutative algebra over K that contains V, and
Pseudometric space (1,054 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
space, every seminormed space is a pseudometric space. Because of this analogy the term semimetric space (which has a different meaning in topology) is
Randomness (3,966 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
techniques in science, particularly in the field of computational science. By analogy, quasi-Monte Carlo methods use quasi-random number generators. Random selection
Alexandropolis Maedica (142 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a regent (Ancient Greek: epitropos) of Macedon. Its name was chosen by analogy with Philippopolis, the town of Thrace founded by Alexander's father, Philip
Bisque (food) (364 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Biscay, but the crustaceans are certainly bis cuites "twice cooked" (by analogy to a biscuit) for they are first sautéed lightly in their shells, then
Weyl group (3,231 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
corresponds to the longest element of a Coxeter group. There are a number of analogies between algebraic groups and Weyl groups – for instance, the number of
Magnetomotive force (692 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Rowland intended this to indicate a direct analogy with electromotive force. The idea of a magnetic analogy to electromotive force can be found much earlier
Kirengellida (387 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with secondary shell elements, make a brachiopod affinity possible, by analogy with the mobergellans: a group of phosphatic shells from the same time
Product breakdown structure (287 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
focusing instead on the goals and objectives of the project – an oft-quoted analogy is that "PBS defines where you want to go, the WBS tells you how to get
Mass transfer (710 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
equation), but the analogy between heat and mass transfer remains good. A great deal of effort has been devoted to developing analogies among these three
Reliability theory of aging and longevity (292 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Approach in 1991. One of the models suggested in the book is based on an analogy with the reliability theory. The underlying hypothesis is based on the
Charitable Uses Act 1601 (173 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to look for an analogy between the purpose under consideration and the list, and to recognise the purpose as charitable if an analogy with the 1601 list
Sonar 2076 (348 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Swiftsure and Trafalgar Update manager, Captain Ian Hughes said, "A good analogy for the performance of Sonar 2076 is that if the submarine was in Winchester
Johanna (831 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Joanna that originated in Latin in the Middle Ages, including an -h- by analogy with the Latin masculine name Johannes. The original Greek form Iōanna
Radical (Chinese characters) (3,418 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
or pronunciation over time. The English term "radical" is based on an analogy between the structure of characters and inflection of words in European
Wishing Well (Free song) (230 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
problems who has one foot in 'the wishing well', which is possibly an analogy for 'one foot in the grave'. Next to "All Right Now", this is indeed the
Out(Fn) (971 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
mapping class group of a bouquet of n circles (in the homotopy category), in analogy to the mapping class group of a closed surface which is isomorphic to the
Data bank (241 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
refers to centralized storage and retrieval of information, by way of analogy to a monetary bank. The data in a data bank can be anything from scientific
Star Trek expanded universe (2,074 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
other Star Trek licensee. The term is occasionally used within fandom by analogy with the Star Wars expanded universe as defined by Lucasfilm. However,
Ommatidium (1,204 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
micrometers. A microlens array can be seen as an elementary, biomimetic analogy of ommatidia. Retinal cell fate determination relies on positional cell–cell
Geist und Seele wird verwirret, BWV 35 (1,790 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cantatas. The text quotes ideas from the gospel and derives from these the analogy that as the tongue of the deaf mute man was opened, the believer should
Bottom quark (837 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"beauty"[citation needed], but "bottom" became the predominant usage, by analogy of "top" and "bottom" to "up" and "down". The bottom quark's "bare" mass
Tantsi z zirkamy (273 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is based on the British television series Strictly Come Dancing, in an analogy with Dancing with the Stars. Key:      Host      Co-host      Co-host and
Carnelian (1,210 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dictionary calls "carnelian" a perversion of "cornelian", by subsequent analogy with the Latin word caro, carnis, flesh. According to Pliny the Elder,
Software patent debate (3,760 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The software patent debate is the argument about the extent to which, as a matter of public policy, it should be possible to patent software and computer-implemented
The Mote and the Beam (532 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
splinter of wood. The analogy is suggestive of a carpenter's workshop, with which Jesus would have been familiar. In the analogy, the one seeking to remove
Carnelian (1,210 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dictionary calls "carnelian" a perversion of "cornelian", by subsequent analogy with the Latin word caro, carnis, flesh. According to Pliny the Elder,
Out(Fn) (971 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
mapping class group of a bouquet of n circles (in the homotopy category), in analogy to the mapping class group of a closed surface which is isomorphic to the
Bottom quark (837 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"beauty"[citation needed], but "bottom" became the predominant usage, by analogy of "top" and "bottom" to "up" and "down". The bottom quark's "bare" mass
Dungeon Master (1,226 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
act within a stage play, where the players are the lead actors. In this analogy, the DM provides the stage, the scenery, and the basic plot on which the
Ocular dominance (1,894 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
both retinas (See Optic Tract for more details). There is thus no direct analogy between "handedness" and "eyedness" as lateral phenomena. Approximately
Content (media) (951 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Others assert that the term devalues the work of authors or sets up a false analogy of information as material objects which biases any discussion using the
Subjective idealism (1,583 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
toward subjectivity. Plato helped anticipate these ideas by creating an analogy about people living in a cave which explained his point of view. His view
Solar transition region (578 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
steam; in fact, solar physicists refer to the process as evaporation by analogy to the more familiar process with water. Likewise, if the amount of heat
Synoptical astrology (373 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the psychic, somatic and psychosomatic elements of the nativities - in analogy with the gross body and the waking state, the sidereal and the real constellational
Channel 6 radio stations in the United States (651 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
intervals, these stations, also colloquially known as "Franken-FMs" (in analogy with Frankenstein's monster) usually market their radio frequency as "87
Anatomy of Criticism (3,801 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
apocalyptic (analogy of innocence), while predatory aristocrats and masses living in squalor characterize analogy to the demonic (analogy of experience)
Rogernomics (3,960 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"economics", was coined by journalists at the New Zealand Listener by analogy with Reaganomics to describe the neoliberal economic policies followed
The Meeting at Telgte (214 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
combines a depiction of leading seventeenth-century literary figures with an analogy for the post-World War II society in Germany, and of Group 47 in West Germany
Earmark (politics) (3,006 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
public land. In particular, the term comes from earmarked hogs where, by analogy, pork-barreled legislation would be doled out among members of the local
Jew Süss (1934 film) (521 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
faithful adaptation of Feuchtwanger's novel. It was hoped the historical analogy, condemning antisemitism in 1730, would be a successful means of evading
Pointing-out instruction (3,872 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mind through the analogy of sleep and dream, 2) introduction of the inseparability of appearance and emptiness through the analogy of water and ice,
Misiurewicz point (1,721 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
periodic after finitely many iterations but is not periodic itself). By analogy, the term Misiurewicz point is also used for parameters in a multibrot
Laminin, gamma 1 (1,163 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is necessary for laminin heterotrimer assembly. It has been inferred by analogy with the strikingly similar 3' UTR sequence in mouse laminin gamma 1 cDNA
Yaw (rotation) (772 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
be called the 'damping' by analogy with a mass-spring-damper which has a similar equation of motion. By the same analogy, the coefficient of β {\displaystyle
Miss America protest (3,261 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to the Women's Liberation Movement. Reporter Lindsy Van Gelder drew an analogy between the feminist protesters throwing bras in the trash cans and Vietnam
God in the Dock (914 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
his death. Its title implies "God on Trial" and the title is based on an analogy made by Lewis suggesting that modern human beings, rather than seeing themselves
Injunctive mood (313 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
removed them and put back the basic meaning of the aorist and imperative, by analogy. Thomas Burrow (2001). The Sanskrit Language. Motilal Banarsidass Publ
Miracle on the Han River (2,318 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
refer to the economic rebirth of West Germany after World War II. This analogy was incorporated by Chang Myon, prime minister of the Second Republic of
Hopf algebra (4,319 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
theories for non-commutative groups. Quasitriangular Hopf algebra Algebra/set analogy Representation theory of Hopf algebras Ribbon Hopf algebra Superalgebra
No-communication theorem (2,300 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
what could be referred to as "spooky communication at a distance" (in analogy with Einstein's labeling of quantum entanglement as requiring "spooky action
Genetic drift (6,290 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Genetic drift (also known as allelic drift or the Sewall Wright effect) is the change in the frequency of an existing gene variant (allele) in a population
Library sort (834 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the array to accelerate subsequent insertions. The name comes from an analogy: Suppose a librarian were to store his books alphabetically on a long shelf
Regenerative design (4,231 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
working on a place within the regenerative design process. They use an analogy of a gardener to re-define the role of a designer in the building process
Alexander Tzonis (3,642 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
emergence and development of modern architectural thinking, creative design by analogy, and introducing the idea of critical regionalism. Alexander Tzonis was
Vojta's conjecture (620 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
algebraic varieties over number fields. The conjecture was motivated by an analogy between diophantine approximation and Nevanlinna theory (value distribution
Fraud deterrence (1,659 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Deterrence). Deterrence is distinct from remediation and detection. An analogy can be drawn in considering unhealthy weight gain and the actions undertaken
Subject-oriented programming (1,541 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the conference between 1986 and 1996. As illustrated in that paper, an analogy is made with the contrast between the philosophical views of Plato and
Pay to play (2,812 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pay-to-play is that one must pay to "get in the game", with the sports analogy frequently arising. The term also refers to a growing trend in which individuals
Maliki (1,987 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
companions of Muhammad), then individual's opinion from the Sahabah, Qiyas (analogy), Istislah (interest and welfare of Islam and Muslims), and finally Urf
Sword of state (393 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
'national' order of knighthood[citation needed] Sarawak (on Borneo) By analogy, it can even be used in republics, as in the Senate of the state of South
Systolic category (221 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
closed manifold M, introduced by Mikhail Katz and Yuli Rudyak in 2006, by analogy with the Lusternik–Schnirelmann category. The invariant is defined in terms
Intelligence analysis (8,489 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of mathematics and formal logic in implementing Heuer's ACH paradigm. Analogy is common in technical analysis, but engineering characteristics seeming
Achintya Bheda Abheda (1,209 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
simultaneous oneness and difference." (A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada) The analogy often used as an explanation in this context in the relationship between
North Atlantic Drift (album) (468 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
"Meanwhile Rome burns" appears to be a reference to the September 11 Attacks, analogy with the Sacking of Rome, "Between the Euphrates and the other river now
Space marine (1,061 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
deployments that operate within a fixed distance of shore or ship. By analogy, hypothetical space marines would defend allied spaceships, board enemy
Human–computer interaction (5,815 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dialog likens human–computer interaction to human-to-human interaction, an analogy which is crucial to theoretical considerations in the field. Humans interact
Destrudo (370 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Edoardo Weiss in 1935 to denote the energy of the death instinct, on the analogy of libido—and thus to cover the energy of the destructive impulse in Freudian
Online shopping (6,422 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tablet computers and smartphones. An online shop evokes the physical analogy of buying products or services at a regular "bricks-and-mortar" retailer
Cerioporus squamosus (708 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
conceivably fit and ride on this mushroom, whereas the pheasant's back analogy derives from the pattern of colors on the bracket matching that of a pheasant's