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alternate case: analogy

Homology (biology) (3,807 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
Joseph Butler (1,889 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
Baseball metaphors for sex (1,185 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Among American adolescents, baseball metaphors for sex are often used as euphemisms for the degree of physical intimacy achieved in sexual encounters or
Convergent evolution (4,602 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
Four-dimensional space (4,065 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
Grapheme (968 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 (2,255 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
Clock position (223 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
clock position is the relative direction of an object described using the analogy of a 12-hour clock to describe angles and directions. One imagines a clock
Electron hole (1,813 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
Astronautics (760 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
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,
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 (461 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rapid flow and a chaotic crevassed surface. The term icefall is formed by analogy with the word waterfall, a similar, but much higher speed, phenomenon.
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
Domino effect (324 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
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
Regular Polytopes (book) (550 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
polyhedra to higher dimensions. Originating with an essay entitled Dimensional Analogy written in 1923, the first edition of the book took Coxeter twenty-four
Magnetic circuit (2,522 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
Spire (mollusc) (645 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"
Power vacuum (515 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
Famine, Affluence, and Morality (1,053 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 a choral work that has been performed
Dark radiation (245 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
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
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye (190 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
Sandbox (software development) (583 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
Sandbox (software development) (583 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
Crinkle-cutting (150 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
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
Monoidal category (2,394 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 equipped with a bifunctor ⊗ : C × C → C that is associative up to a natural isomorphism
Human rights in Saudi Arabia (14,769 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
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
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
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,
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
WTA 125K series (273 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
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
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
Historical method (2,552 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
Gyrator–capacitor model (2,293 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dissipation. The gyrator–capacitor model is an example of a group of analogies that preserve energy flow across energy domains by making power conjugate
Werehyena (700 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
War hawk (436 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
existing war. 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
Greenfield project (473 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
Macroecology (264 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
Viaduct (918 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
Bica (coffee) (306 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
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)
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
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
Degloving (298 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
torn off the underlying tissue, severing its blood supply. It is named by analogy to the process of removing a glove. Typically, degloving injuries affect
Brownian noise (636 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
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
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
Impressionism in music (892 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
.ac (312 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
domain-brokers as a domain for the city of Aachen in Germany, using the analogy to the automotive license plate designation ("AC") for the city. Due to
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'
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
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
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
Futurism (literature) (1,969 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
Greenstick fracture (525 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
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
Lend-Lease (8,591 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)
Tehsil (1,042 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
district, also sometimes translated as county. In neither case is the analogy very exact. India, as a vast country, is subdivided into many states and
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
Tehsil (1,042 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
district, also sometimes translated as county. In neither case is the analogy very exact. India, as a vast country, is subdivided into many states and
Nyaya (6,044 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
Normal matrix (1,240 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. Proof: When A is normal, use Lagrange's interpolation formula to construct
Goldendoodle (1,271 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Retriever with a Poodle. The name, which alters "poodle" to "doodle" by analogy to "Labradoodle", another poodle cross, was coined in 1992. The Goldendoodle
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
Shovelware (641 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
Overall (962 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
when working. The garment is also referred to as a "pair of overalls" by analogy with "pair of trousers". Overalls were originally made of denim, but they
English usage controversies (2,113 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
Rankine scale (397 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from the Rømer and Réaumur scales, and from the ideal gas constant). By analogy with Kelvin, some authors term the unit Rankine, omitting the degree symbol
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
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
Frederick Schauer (451 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 (685 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
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
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
Popliteal fossa (324 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
Rebuttal (211 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
Pipeline stall (384 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
Peta- (159 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
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
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
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
Dust (His Dark Materials) (1,138 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
Germania Slavica (195 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
Warning shot (278 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
Martensite (1,004 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
It is named after the German metallurgist Adolf Martens (1850–1914). By analogy the term can also refer to any crystal structure that is formed by diffusionless
Maslaha (784 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
Horror vacui (690 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
more to affluent and well-educated audiences. The term is also used as an analogy to the Aristotelian idea that a physical vacuum is impossible, and therefore
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
Pain in animals (4,651 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
MusicHound (1,050 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:
Thinking outside the box (1,736 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
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
Shafi‘i (1,522 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
individual opinion (Ijtihad) of the companions of Muhammad, followed by analogy. The Shafi‘i school was, in the early history of Islam, the most followed
Goldilocks principle (747 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 given by "The Three Bears", in which a little girl named Goldilocks tastes three
Gödel, Escher, Bach (1,524 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
Toilet Twinning (250 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
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
Mercury (mythology) (1,743 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
English "mearc", Old Norse "mark" and Latin "margō") and Greek οὖρος (by analogy of Arctūrus/Ἀρκτοῦρος), as the "keeper of boundaries," referring to his
Meatus (154 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.
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
Mercury (mythology) (1,743 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
English "mearc", Old Norse "mark" and Latin "margō") and Greek οὖρος (by analogy of Arctūrus/Ἀρκτοῦρος), as the "keeper of boundaries," referring to his
Software archaeology (974 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
Sources of sharia (3,720 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
Voiceless velar lateral fricative (465 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
Spectrum (1,878 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
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
Semaphore (programming) (2,630 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
Snapshot (computer storage) (954 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
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
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
Apples and oranges (1,184 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
Tirikaṭukam (131 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
List of English irregular verbs (759 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
Superposition theorem (399 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The superposition theorem for electrical circuits states that for a linear system the response (voltage or current) in any branch of a bilateral linear
Namespace (3,248 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 proper name
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
Turk‘ Angeł (195 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
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
Network socket (2,547 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
local inter-process communication (IPC) (not over a network). However, the analogy is limited, as network communication need not be one-to-one or have a dedicated
Disulfide (3,363 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
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
Elāti (197 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Methaviyar. The poems of Elathi are written in the Venpa meter. Elathi uses the analogy of the traditional herbal medicine known as elathi which uses six herbs
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
Rachitic rosary (263 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 :
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
Church (building) (2,530 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the physical buildings where they worship, but it is sometimes used (by analogy) to refer to buildings of other religions. In traditional Christian architecture
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
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
Colors of noise (2,304 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
Vassa (424 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)
Crab mentality (472 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
Hard science fiction (2,178 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Science Fiction. The complementary term soft science fiction, formed by analogy to hard science fiction, first appeared in the late 1970s. Science fiction
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
Stag hunt (984 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
Nineteen Old Poems (334 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
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
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
Cultural literacy (953 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
understand and participate fluently in a given culture. Cultural literacy is an analogy to literacy proper (the ability to read and write letters). A literate
War in Darfur (15,138 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
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
Nineteen Old Poems (334 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
Cultural literacy (953 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
understand and participate fluently in a given culture. Cultural literacy is an analogy to literacy proper (the ability to read and write letters). A literate
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
Communication protocol (7,594 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
Laconia (1,054 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is Sparta. The word laconic is derived from the name of the region by analogy—to speak in a concise way, as the Spartans were reputed by the Athenians
Viewport (482 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,
Great White Spot (896 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
Phase-locked loop (7,270 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 an auto race with two cars. One represents the input
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
Animal tale (293 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
characters experience both social problems with their species serving as an analogy to racial groups. M. H. Abrams, A Glossary of Literary Terms (5th edition
Inner Plane (2,005 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
intersect each other to produce a number of other Planes. Probably the best analogy describing their relationship to each other is that of an octahedron: the
Gradient descent (5,854 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
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
Year Zero (political notion) (233 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
W′ and Z′ bosons (1,663 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
Soda lime (915 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Soda lime is a mixture of NaOH & CaO chemicals, used in granular form in closed breathing environments, such as general anaesthesia, submarines, rebreathers
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
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
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
AIDS–Holocaust metaphor (1,064 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
Dhimmitude (1,044 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
writer Bat Ye'or in the 1980s and 1990s. It was formed from dhimmi by analogy with servitude in order to draw an implicit comparison. Bat Ye’or defines
Folk etymology (2,595 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
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
Stakeholder (corporate) (1,746 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
Basic Law: Israel as the Nation-State of the Jewish People (5,016 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
Microphonics (573 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
Satellite state (1,295 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
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
Quicksand (Martha and the Vandellas song) (241 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
Pramana (4,830 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
truths: perception (Sanskrit pratyakṣa), inference (anumāna), comparison and analogy (upamāna), postulation, derivation from circumstances (arthāpatti), non-perception
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
Matt Dillahunty (2,209 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
explanation of the philosophical burden of proof is presented in his gumball analogy. For a hypothetical jar filled with a large number of gumballs, any positive
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
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
Joseph Jastrow (1,594 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
Robber baron (industrialist) (2,453 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 who
Essence (1,558 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
Full spectrum diplomacy (1,244 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
Tremissis (390 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
coin of Late Antiquity. Its name, meaning "a third of a unit", formed by analogy with semissis (half of a unit), indicated its value relative to the solidus
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
Magnetic dipole (1,372 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
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,
Abelian extension (351 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of a field obtained by adjoining a root of unity. There is an important analogy with the fundamental group in topology, which classifies all covering spaces
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
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) (470 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
Structural functionalism (6,560 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"
Nigerian English (1,932 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
Ecclesiastical province (2,541 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
Gold plating (project management) (280 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
Bounded rationality (1,681 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"
Symmetric algebra (1,532 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 the free commutative unital associative algebra
Electret microphone (570 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
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
Memetics (5,933 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
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
Turned A (294 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
Music history (2,443 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
Clickbait (1,855 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reflect the content being delivered. The "-bait" part of the term is used in analogy to fishing, where a hook is disguised by an enticement (bait), presenting
Soil consolidation (1,511 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Soil consolidation refers to the mechanical process by which soil changes volume gradually in response to a change in pressure. This happens because soil
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
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)
Drusilla (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) (2,282 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
Calypso (moon) (659 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
Gauge gravitation theory (1,174 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
However, the initial attempts to construct the gauge theory of gravity by analogy with the gauge models of internal symmetries encountered a problem of treating
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
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
Pedersen's law (333 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
polysyllabic consonant stems. Later the retraction of stress spread by analogy to non-consonant stems in case-forms where Pedersen's law applied (commonly
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"
Succinylation (206 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
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
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
Characters in the Thursday Next series (6,612 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
Synthetic intelligence (896 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
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
Bibliotheca Botanica (629 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
Raster scan (2,857 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
Maponos (1,426 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
Maliki (1,777 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
Evolutionary computation (1,752 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
Common descent (2,810 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
Generaloberst (2,070 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
Quantum cellular automaton (1,309 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
Network address translation (5,089 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Network address translation (NAT) is a method of remapping one IP address space into another by modifying network address information in the IP header
Anthropomorphism in Kabbalah (571 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the central system in Jewish mysticism, uses subtle anthropomorphic analogies and metaphors to describe God in Judaism. These include male-female influences
Aulos (1,526 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
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
SODAR (1,327 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
SODAR (SOnic Detection And Ranging), also written as sodar, is a meteorological instrument used as a wind profiler to measure the scattering of sound waves
Phrase (music) (977 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
Empire State Human (332 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
Pain in invertebrates (8,630 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
Tenor violin (436 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the period, many of these examples feature fretted fingerboards. By analogy with the vocal quartet of soprano-alto-tenor-bass, a few composers featured
Noctilien (829 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
lines (N71 & N135). Like Transilien, the name "Noctilien" is formed by analogy with "Francilien" — the French demonym for residents of Île-de-France.
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
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
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
Animal rights (18,061 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Animal rights is the idea in which some, or all, non-human animals are entitled to the possession of their own existence and that their most basic interests—such
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
Disilyne (908 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
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
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
Thule-Seminar (543 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"party of the mind", its name alludes to the Thule Society, in an ominous analogy with the organization that facilitated the rise of the Nazis and provided
Rush hour (3,440 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
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
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
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
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
Pain in crustaceans (7,294 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
On Physical Lines of Force (825 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
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
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
Organicism (1,467 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
perspective which views the universe and its parts as an organic whole and, by analogy or literally, as a living organism. It is thus a form of holism. Organicism
Contrabass clarinet (2,289 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
Lava (4,365 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
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning (2,156 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
Split infinitive (6,251 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
Buch der heiligen Dreifaltigkeit (404 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
Lady of the Green Kirtle (964 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;
On Physical Lines of Force (825 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
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
Separation of content and presentation (478 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
Israeli law in the West Bank settlements (1,932 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,
René Guénon (8,197 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
Stack (abstract data type) (3,919 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, which makes it
Noosphere (1,972 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
or "to spin the thread of the mind") and σφαῖρα ("sphere"), in lexical analogy to "atmosphere" and "biosphere". The concept, however, cannot be accredited
Muller's ratchet (1,672 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,
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
Statistical potential (2,614 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
first, qualitative justification of PMFs is due to Sippl, and based on an analogy with the statistical physics of liquids. For liquids, the potential of
Quaker Bible (657 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
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
Spaceport (1,977 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
Bottom quark (834 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
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
Power steering (2,636 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
Login (700 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
Hug Wolf (965 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reviews, with Oliver Sava of The A.V. Club arguing that the episode was an analogy for the more serious topic of rape. While attempting to destroy the Tree
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
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
Dog-whistle politics (2,851 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
additional, different, or more specific resonance for a targeted subgroup. The analogy is to a dog whistle, whose ultrasonic tone is heard by dogs but inaudible
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
Pebble in the Sky (2,159 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
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
Ferroelectricity (3,722 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
Quantum superposition (6,289 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
Spliceosome (2,593 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
primary transcript. This process is generally referred to as splicing. An analogy is a film editor, who selectively cuts out irrelevant or incorrect material
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
Payload fairing (1,017 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
Sound masking (1,327 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a more natural ambient environment. Sound masking can be explained by analogy with light. Imagine a dark room where someone is turning a flashlight on
Çınar incident (450 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Vakvakiye), named after a mythical tree on which human beings grew, as an analogy to the corpses hung from trees in the aftermath of the rebellion. During
Quantum annealing (2,583 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
∞-topos (217 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
Pseudometric space (1,047 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
Iron(II) sulfate (1,706 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
Churchill–Bernstein equation (811 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
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
Chinese restaurant process (1,724 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
List of ancient Greek cities (218 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 per
Black belt (martial arts) (891 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
Industrial ecology (2,559 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
Channel 6 radio stations in the United States (486 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
Mengjiang (1,604 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
Silicon Fen (1,432 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
Perichoresis (2,605 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
John Zizioulas and others. Modern authors extend the original usage as an analogy to cover other interpersonal relationships. The term "co(-)inherence" is
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
Pseudoholomorphic curve (1,043 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
Perichoresis (2,605 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
John Zizioulas and others. Modern authors extend the original usage as an analogy to cover other interpersonal relationships. The term "co(-)inherence" is
Higgs bundle (188 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hitchin (1987), who named the field φ after Peter Higgs because of an analogy with Higgs bosons. The term 'Higgs bundle', and the condition φ ∧ φ = 0
Black belt (martial arts) (891 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
Mengjiang (1,604 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
Giaour (548 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
Cigar store Indian (606 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
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
Peter Quince at the Clavier (1,084 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
Mean squared error (3,421 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
Alkali–silica reaction (3,369 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
notation also exists (H2SiO3, hemihydrated silica (does not exist), by analogy with carbonic acid): 2 Na(OH) + H4SiO4 → Na2H2SiO4 • 2H2O Na2H2SiO4 • 2H2O
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
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
Sword of state (396 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
gave the name to a 'national' order of knighthood Sarawak (on Borneo) By analogy, it can even be used in republics, as in the Senate of the state of South
Last universal common ancestor (3,522 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
Out(Fn) (790 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
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
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
Memory dependence prediction (1,041 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Memory dependence prediction is a technique, employed by high-performance out-of-order execution microprocessors that execute memory access operations
Ringed space (1,146 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
Dead reckoning (3,131 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
directional information, use dead reckoning and are very widely applied. By analogy with their navigational use, the words dead reckoning are also used to
Laminin, gamma 1 (1,151 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
Young Siward (588 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
truth. But of course the analogy is incomplete. The "worldly governour" defeats the Christian warrior, and denies the analogy by saying "swords I smile
Melanie Mitchell (388 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
Annoyance factor (3,021 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
Alexander Tzonis (3,626 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tools at TU Delft. Tzonis is known for his work on creative design by analogy, the classical canon, history of the emergence and development of modern
Misiurewicz point (1,713 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
Applied economics (2,884 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
Series of tubes (1,254 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
Online shopping (6,447 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
computers, smartphones, and smart speakers. An online shop evokes the physical analogy of buying products or services at a regular "bricks-and-mortar" retailer
Systolic category (218 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
Issie (210 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
It is described as being saurian in appearance. The name is formed in analogy with "Nessie" (the Loch Ness Monster). According to mythology, Issie was
Elul (907 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Atonement, Yom Kippur. Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi compared, by way of analogy, the month of Elul to a king visiting his peasants in the field before
Vojta's conjecture (610 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
Computational aeroacoustics (2,293 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
Canadian pale (552 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the outer stripes) are sometimes considered to have a Canadian pale. By analogy, any flag which has a central horizontal stripe that is half the height
Photonic molecule (2,011 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
levels, and have been termed as photonic molecules. Researchers drew analogies between the phenomenon and the fictional "lightsaber" from Star Wars.
Rayah (599 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reasoning and senses (Quran 17:36). However, the Bible uses the shepherd/sheep analogy to depict the relationship between people and their leaders. "And I will
Parallelepiped (1,995 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 or as
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
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
Thomson's lamp (776 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
Clean Monday (771 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
The Truman Show (4,680 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Truman Show is a 1998 American science fiction comedy drama film directed by Peter Weir, produced by Scott Rudin, Andrew Niccol, Edward S. Feldman
Achintya Bheda Abheda (1,214 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
Perfect ring (669 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
all left modules have projective covers. The right case is defined by analogy, and the condition is not left-right symmetric; that is, there exist rings
Computational aeroacoustics (2,293 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
The Tube (142 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Trans-Hudson railroad linking New Jersey and New York, USA The series of tubes analogy, by Ted Stevens "The Tube", a 1996 song by Tiësto Cardiff Bay Visitor Centre
Synoecism (1,225 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
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
Gender of connectors and fasteners (4,221 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
particularly in reference to electrical connectors. The assignment is a direct analogy with genitalia and sexual intercourse; the part bearing one or more protrusions
Randomness (3,880 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
Twilight (3,540 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
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
Wishing Well (Free song) (232 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
Matins of Bruges (346 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Flemish militia. It has been named "Matins" (after a monastic liturgy) in analogy to the Sicilian Vespers of 1282. The revolt led to the Battle of the Golden
Materials informatics (1,002 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
Settling Accounts: Return Engagement (455 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Turtledove's Settling Accounts series of alternate history novels. An analogy of World War II known as the Second Great War is being waged on American
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
Carnelian (1,205 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,
Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración (180 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
appointed ministers, and the group became known as the "IESA Boys," in analogy to Chile's Chicago Boys. IESA is triple accredited by the three leading
Library sort (821 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
Mīmāṃsā (5,924 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;
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
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
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
BPL (complexity) (357 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
with probabilistic Turing machines with two-sided error. It is named in analogy with BPP, which is similar but has no logarithmic space restriction. The
Pilot (The Cosby Show) (1,984 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
his destiny to be a "regular person." In an attempt to guide his son by analogy, Cliff gives fatherly advice using Monopoly money as a teaching tool about
Wimbledon Effect (653 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
Inner Carniola (402 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
referring to the southwest part of Carniola. The name was created by analogy with Inner Austria (German: Innerösterreich), referring to the southwestern
Principles of Islamic jurisprudence (3,881 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
Regenerative design (4,221 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
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
Johanna (839 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
Gay pride (4,469 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
Subjective idealism (1,582 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
The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber (1,897 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber, also translated as The Sword and the Knife, is a wuxia novel by Jin Yong (Louis Cha). It is the third installment in
Spark (cellular automaton) (296 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
commonly separated by some distance from the main body of the pattern -- the analogy is to an object "throwing off sparks" -- but the minimum requirement is
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,
Bogosort (2,012 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
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
Nino Schembri (167 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pan-American he had phenomenals wins and became known as "El Nino", in analogy to the natural phenomenon El Niño. "The Original Jiu-Jitsu Magazine". GRACIEMAG
Lower limit topology (772 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
Curie temperature (4,510 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
Polity (542 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
Hamburg Concerto (369 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the resulting overall sound is soft and mellow. The name was chosen in analogy to Bach's Brandenburg Concertos (Brandenburgische Konzerte), Ligeti saw
The Love-Girl and the Innocent (531 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
play, the author first explores the analogy of the camp system to a separate nation within the Soviet Union, an analogy which would dominate his later work
Scotomization (308 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
psychological term for the mental blocking of unwanted perceptions, used on analogy with the visual blindness of an actual scotoma. Reviving in the twenties
Pointing-out instruction (3,864 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,
Cerioporus squamosus (685 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
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
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
Illustrated Chronicle of Ivan the Terrible (540 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1567. It is also informally known as the Tsar Book (Царь-книга), in an analogy with Tsar Bell and Tsar Cannon The set of manuscripts was commissioned
No-communication theorem (2,282 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
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
Warchalking (260 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
major television news programs around the world. The word is formed by analogy to wardriving, the practice of driving around an area in a car to detect
Selberg trace formula (1,370 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Laplacian, and the primes corresponding to geodesics. Motivated by the analogy, Selberg introduced the Selberg zeta function of a Riemann surface, whose
Term (logic) (2,758 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
In analogy to natural language, where a noun phrase refers to an object and a whole sentence refers to a fact, in mathematical logic, a term denotes a
Iron condor (1,566 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
Sots Art (217 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Melamid are credited with the invention of the term "Sots Art"; in an analogy with the Western pop art movement, which incorporated the kitchy elements
India: A Million Mutinies Now (129 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
associated emancipation of the various peoples of India. The title makes an analogy between the emancipation of millions and the Mutiny of 1857. The book is
Dialectical logic (379 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
Ommatidium (1,203 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
100 Proof (song) (307 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
writers that wrote the album's first single "Tough". "100 Proof" uses an analogy between love and alcohol levels, as if its addictive. The song was Pickler's
Systolic array (1,643 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
Being (4,960 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
S.C.F. Hooligans (952 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
distinguish them, the SCF hooligans sometimes calls themselves 'real S.C.F.' analogy of the Real IRA. Moreover, the distinction between the 'new' hard core
Iron Age (5,945 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
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
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
Epigenesis (68 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Epigenesis (biology), describes morphogenesis and development of an organism By analogy, a philosophical and theological concept, part of the concept of spiritual
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
Anatomy of Criticism (3,797 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)
ASR-complete (140 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ASR-complete is, by analogy to "NP-completeness" in complexity theory, a term to indicate that the difficulty of a computational problem is equivalent
Werecat (2,593 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A werecat (also written in a hyphenated form as were-cat) is an analogy to "werewolf" for a feline therianthropic creature. Ailuranthropy comes from the
Rogernomics (3,758 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
Intelligence analysis (8,495 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
Overhead code (118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Overhead code is the additional (or excess) object code generated by a compiler to provide machine code which will be executed by a specific CPU. This
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
Climax (narrative) (389 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
climax of a story is a literary element. The punch line of a joke is an analogy for the climax of a fictional narrative, though the absence of any falling
Indira Gandhi Medical College (286 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
said that Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC) would be upgraded on the analogy of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) under the Pradhan Mantri
Guns versus butter model (1,278 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
simplification of national spending as a part of GDP. This may be seen as an analogy for choices between defense and civilian spending in more complex economies
Text mode (1,948 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
vertical alignment when displaying semi-graphical characters. This was an analogy of early mechanical printers which had fixed pitch (teleprinters and daisy
False equivalence (478 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Presidential race: List of fallacies Equivocation False balance False analogy Tu quoque Whataboutism Wronger than wrong Phillips, Harry; Bostian, Patricia
Color temperature (5,848 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
Heuristic argument (194 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Occam's Razor. It is a speculative, non-rigorous argument that relies on analogy or intuition, and that allows one to achieve a result or an approximation