by the abbreviation X (Extra, i.e.
This is shown by the permanent abbreviation of the proper names Gaius and Gnaeus by C. and Cn.
Some are said to maintain that it was an abbreviation of a childish nickname, "le petit volontaire."
TURKEY, an abbreviation for Turkey-Cock or Turkey-Hen as the case may be, a well-known large domestic gallinaceous bird.
In 1347 he married his daughter Leonora 1 Throughout this article the abbreviation D.
a progressive abbreviation of the heart, with a diminution in the number of the ostia, can be traced, leading to the condition found in the closely related Cladocera, where the heart is a subglobular sac, with only a single pair of ostia.
- The traditions current among the Israelites respecting the origins and early history of their nation - the patriarchal period, and the times of Moses and Joshua - were probably first cast into a written form in the 10th or 9th century B.C. by a prophet living in Judah, who, from the almost exclusive use in his narrative of the sacred name " Jahveh " (" Jehovah "), - or, as we now commonly write it, Yahweh, - is referred to among scholars by the abbreviation " J."
The strongest argument for the derivation from the Latin alphabet is undoubtedly the value of f attaching to P; for, as we have seen, the Greek value of this symbol is w, and its value as f arises only by abbreviation from FH.
in spoken Catalan is that in -i for all the three conjugations (ami, -is, -i, -em, -Cu -in; hems, -is, &c.; senti, -is, &c); it appears to be an abbreviation from -ia, and in effect certain subjunctives, such as cdntia, timia, tinguia, vinguia (for cante, tema, tinga, vingia), evidently formed upon sia (subj.
secunda, abbreviation of minuta secunda, the second small division of the hour, minuta prima or minuta being the first division.
An abbreviation of this work, which as a book of travel is even more delightful than its predecessors, was published in 1894, shortly after the author's death, with a brief introductory notice by Lord Aberdare.
As implied by its name, which may be translated " the narrow places," Uzhitse is built in a narrow and lonely glen amongst the south-western moun t Perhaps a mistake or an abbreviation for Aram.
The relative proportions of these three divisions vary considerably, and the extreme abbreviation of the mid-gut found in the common crayfish (Astacus) is by no means typical of the class.
again we have two recensions S' and S 2, but the one may be on the whole reasonably described-as an abbreviation of the other.
fessor of ecclesiastical history, Episcopal Theological school, Cambridge, Mass., who in 1907 published at New York, in a single volume, Phillips Brooks, an abbreviation and revision of the earlier biography.
1, pnni'-S y, the latter expression being apparently an abbreviation of ianr: Sip; 53?.
This newly-formed sympathy with the English reformer did not, in the first instance at least, involve Huss in any conscious opposition to the established doctrines of Catholicism, or in any direct conflict with the authorities of the church; and for 1 From which the name Huss, or more properly Hus, an abbreviation adopted by himself about 1396, is derived.
K in time passed out of use except as an abbreviation, its place being taken by C, which, as we have seen, is in the earliest inscription still g.
The name of the city was taken from that of the river, which in turn is supposed to represent a corruption by the French of the original Indian name, Moingona, - the French at first using the abbreviation "moire," and calling the river "la riviere des moires" and then, the name having become associated with the Trappist monks, changing it into "la riviere des moines."
collections formed by a certain nobleman who had travelled in Eastern Europe, Western Asia and Egypt - possible Breidenbach, an account of whose travels in the Levant was printed at Mentz in 1486 - it is really a medical treatise, and its zoological portion is mainly an abbreviation of the writings of Albertus Magnus, with a few interpolations from Isidorus of Seville (who flourished in the beginning of the 7th century, and was the author of many works highly esteemed in the middle ages) and a work known as Physiologus.
A further peculiarity of the use of C in Latin is in the abbreviation for the district Subura in Roma and its adjective Suburanus, which appears as SVC. Here C no doubt represents G, but there is no interchange between g and b in Latin.
Zabbai, an abbreviation of some such form as Zabd-ila=dowry of God, was a common Palmyrene name; it occurs in the Old Testament, Ezr.
italicize journal names, or include the abbreviation " Vol.
(6) Every letter of a word is taken to be the initial or abbreviation of a word.
The three-letter abbreviation for a table is separated from rest of the abbreviation for the attribute name with a period.
In the list of Hundreds where the same name was used for the RD the three letter abbreviation is repeated.
Every other table must be assigned an alias which is identical to the three-letter abbreviation for an entity or qualifier type.
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RCL cruise line is an abbreviation of Royal Caribbean Line.
The name Sudoku is the Japanese abbreviation of a longer phrase, meaning " the digits must remain single " .
The value must be one of the strings in the table, or a unique abbreviation of one of the strings.
coercive subtyping is that subtyping provides a powerful mechanism for notational abbreviation in type theory.
An abbreviation of crate digger, the hip-hop term for a vinyl hunter, it has apt associations.
The council claim the chuggers - an abbreviation of " charity muggers " - have been driving shoppers away from the town center.
It is probable that the form VI is an abbreviation in writing from right to left of the earlier M, and of the four stroke *.
From simple judgments they proceeded to compound judgments, and declared the hypothetical syllogism to be the normal type of reason, of which the categorical syllogism is an abbreviation.
abbreviated so long as the abbreviation is not ambiguous.
abbreviation of a longer phrase, meaning " the digits must remain single " .
Best advice is to use consistently and to always expand the abbreviation somewhere in the main body of the text.
abbreviation in parentheses.
abbreviation in brackets.
Some parameters offer a selection from a menu to which you give an unambiguous abbreviation to select an option.
The most common abbreviation for the area name is normally used.
Readings of this text are commonly cited by the abbreviation T.R. or the Greek letter sigma (= st ).
The main abbreviation or term used in relation to a wireless router is IEEE 802.11.
The term widget, used in this context, is considered to be an abbreviation for ''window gadget''.
New Style of poster design which this work heralded, is Lautrec's skill for pictorial simplification and abbreviation.
Most important to the distinctive New Style of poster design which this work heralded, is Lautrec's skill for pictorial simplification and abbreviation.
processor architecture are formed by placing an abbreviation of the architecture name ahead of the section name.
wafflehe presenter thinks you are just waffling, it invites impatience and sudden abbreviation of your offering.
The term ' biodiversity ' was coined by the American zoologist Edward O. Wilson and is an abbreviation of ' biological diversity ' .
Napier deliberately set himself to abbreviate multiplications and divisions - operations of so fundamental a character that it might well have been thought that they were in rerum natura incapable of abbreviation; and he succeeded in devising, by the help of arithmetic and geometry alone, the one 1 The title runs as follows: Arithmetica Logarithmica, sive Logarithmorum chiliades triginta....
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The deficiencies of the Greek symbolism were partially remedied; subtraction was denoted by placing a dot over the subtrahend; multiplication, by placing bha (an abbreviation of bhavita, the product ") after the factors; division, by placing the divisor under the dividend; and square root, by inserting ka (an abbreviation of karana, irrational) before the quantity.
Among the miscellaneous cloths made or made partly of cotton may be mentioned: waste cloths, made from waste yarns and usually coarse in texture; khaki cloth, made largely for military clothing in cotton as well as in woollen; cottonade, a name given to various coarse low cloths in the United States and elsewhere; lasting, which seems to be an abbreviation of "lasting cloth," a stiff, durable texture used in making shoes, &c.; bolting cloth, used in bolting or sifting; brattice cloth, a stout, tarred cloth made of cotton or wool and used for bratticing or lining the sides of shafts in mines; sponge cloths, used for cleaning machinery; shoddy and mungo, which though mainly woollen have frequently a cotton admixture; and splits, either plain or fancy, usually of low quality, which include any cloth woven two or three in the breadth of the loom and "split" into the necessary width.
these have now with one consent been given up. A consonant like x can only be regarded as an abbreviation; it expresses nothing that cannot as well be expressed by ks or gz, both of which combinations in different situations it may represent (see X).
P2P is the common abbreviation for peer-to-peer, a method of sharing files between computers.
Similar to the Trekker versus Trekkie debate, the contention was simply this - the only appropriate and respectful abbreviation for 'science fiction' is 'SF'.
The word "blog" is actually an abbreviation for the word "weblog."
In the absence of a common name, use the full name or a defined abbreviation, in preference to a trade name.
Now the name Hildiko is the diminutive of Hilda or Hild, which again - in accordance with a custom common enough - may have been used as an abbreviation of Grimhild (cf.
Readings of this text are commonly cited by the abbreviation T.R. or the Greek letter sigma (= st).
If the presenter thinks you are just waffling, it invites impatience and sudden abbreviation of your offering.
The term ' biodiversity ' was coined by the American zoologist Edward O. Wilson and is an abbreviation of ' biological diversity '.
J/K: Abbreviation for "Just kidding", used to let someone know you are joking with them.
LYLAS: This abbreviation has been around for years and means "Love you like a sister", closely related to BFF.
EVOO - An abbreviation for extra virgin olive oil.
Following the example of Bill Bader, for example, lets you figure out how to use just the right amount of abbreviation (usually for left and right as L and R), while at the same time using words like "vine" to indicate a "grapevine step".
The term mIU is an abbreviation for "milli-International Units," and it's just the way that HCG is measured.
G.B. - Ray calls this the abbreviation for "garbage bowl," a bowl used to collect scraps of fruits, vegetables and other trash created during cooking.
Sammies - Ray's abbreviation for the word sandwiches.
Quality sterling silver usually bears a .925 hallmark (925/1000 of silver), sometimes with the word sterling or the abbreviation for sterling (STER) inside the ring band for American jewelry.
It contains answers to questions regarding capitalization, abbreviation, spelling, numerals, and word usage.
MCM handbags, an abbreviation for Mode Creation Munich, are all but synonymous with high-end, luxury designer handbags.
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