Cattle-grazing is the chief farm industry in the west, sheep and horse-rearing in the east; the prevalence of the prefix " Market " in the names of the rural towns is noticeable in this respect.
They were a knightly family when we first hear of them about 1250, though towards the end of the 14th century they seem to have been but simple men without the honours of knighthood, and not always using their prefix "von."
The suffix is thus the common form hythe, a haven; but for the prefix no certain derivation is offered.
The use of a multiplicative prefix does not affect the alphabetical order of components attached at the same level.
Llan, a sacred enclosure, hence a church - a most interesting and important Celtic prefix - Llandeilo, Llansaint.
When the custom of commendation developed, the king charged the mayor of the palace to protect those who had commended themselves to him and to 1 The mayors of certain cities in the United Kingdom (London, York, Dublin) have acquired by prescription the prefix of "lord."
In 1866 he received the title of maharaja, and the prefix sawai in 1877.
These streets are an eighth of a mile apart, and between each is a narrower street bearing the name of the wider, with the prefix " Little."
The word " plague " - or " pest," which is the name used in other languages - had originally a general meaning, and may have required qualifications when applied to this particular fever; but it has now become a specific label, and the prefix "bubonic" should be dropped.
None is large, although three bear the prefix Rio Grande, " great river."
pie), the prefix being the abbreviated form of a human name (Margaret'), a bird once common throughout Great Britain, though now nearly everywhere scarce.
Thus, in Sumerian we find such forms as numunnib-bi, " he speaks not to him," where the negative prefix nu and the verbal prefix mun are in harmony, but in dissimilation to the infix nib, " to him," and to the root bi, " speak," which are also in harmony.
Hence, to find a percentage of a percentage, we multiply the two numbers, put o's in front if necessary to make up four figures (not counting fractions), and prefix the point.
The term, as definitely distinguishing one branch of metal-working from another, is objected to by many on the ground that no such prefix was required in the best periods of art, and that allied crafts continue to do without it to the present day.
Writers on the history of philosophy generally prefix to their work a discussion of the scope of philosophy, its divisions and its relations to other departments of knowledge, and the account given by Windelband and Ueberweg will be found specially good.
The title of princess of Battenberg, derived from an old residence of the grand-dukes of Hesse, was conferred, with the prefix Durchlaucht or "Serene Highness," on the countess and her descendants in 1858.
The later termination ey or ea was associated with the insular character of the land, and the prefix with a gravel bank (ceosol; cf.
prefix buo--, in the sense of "bad," and g vmpov, the intestine), also called "bloody flux," an infectious disease with a local lesion in the form of inflammation and ulceration of the lower portion of the bowels.
Berlin possesses fifteen Gymnasia (classical schools, for the highest branches of the learned professions), of which four are under the direct supervision of the provincial authorities and have the prefix kiiniglich (royal), while the remaining eleven: are municipal and under the control of the civic authorities.
possess what is called the prefix property.
I could call ahead for a camp site; I know the telephone area code and prefix.
add an asterisk to search for words with the same prefix.
This is typically the name of the overlapping gene preceded by the laboratory prefix.
Hybrid place-names are occasionally to be met with in the colonized portions of Wales, as in Gelliswick (a combination of the Celtic gelli, a hazel grove, and the Norse wick, a haven), and in Fletherhill, where the English suffix hill is practically a translation of the Celtic prefix.
applicative prefix to ' reference ' an instrumental argument.
With a prefix argument, displays the plain ` diff ' output.
mailman mailing list fill in the online application form, the departmental prefix for its lists is damtp.
The prefix "lord" is ordinarily used as a less formal alternative to the full title, whether held by right or by courtesy, of marquess, earl or viscount, and is always so used in the case of a baron (which in English usage is generally confined to the holder of a foreign title).
The prefix hypo means below, under or less than.
note In organic replacement nomenclature the final " a " of the replacement prefix is not elided (ref.
An amplification prefix name is derived from a name for a cyclic parent hydride.
Youngsters learn that all calls to the fire service are recorded and the 141 prefix does not block caller identification.
multiplicative prefix does not affect the alphabetical order of citation of components attached at the same level.
Note In organic replacement nomenclature the final " a " of the replacement prefix is not elided (ref.
Mannite on oxidation yields an aldose, mannose, C6H12061 which 3 To distinguish the isomerides of opposite optical activity, it is usual to prefix the letters d- and 1-, but these are used only to indicate the genetic relationship, and not the character of the optical activity; ordinary fructose, for example, being represented as d-fructosealthough it exercises a laevorotatory power - because it is derived from d-glucose.
Where a further subdivision is desirable without descending to the next lower term of grouping, the prefix "sub" is made use of, so that a class may be divided first of all into subclasses each of which is divided into orders, and an order into sub-orders each of which bears a group of families.
reverendus, gerundive of revereri, to revere, pay respect to), a term of respect or courtesy, now especially used as the ordinary prefix of address to the names of ministers of religion of all denominations.
The usual prefix of address of a parson was "sir," representing Lat.
The prefix of the name of the town is derived from a priory of nuns founded here in 1150.
Thus intransitive bases seem to have begun only with soft consonants, and it is doubtful whether the parent tongue possessed hard consonants at all; while transitive bases were formed by hardening of the initial consonants and at the same time pronouncing the words in a higher tone, and these two latter changes are supposed to have been indicated by a prefix to the base-word.
Early records present the name Lamb-hythe in various forms. The suffix is common along the river in the meaning of a haven, but the prefix is less clear; a Saxon word signifying mud is suggested.
Discover cards start with a prefix of 6011.
This company uses 15 numbers on the front of the card and starts with a prefix of 37.
As you may deduce by the prefix "un" the Unseelie Court includes fairies who, unlike the Seelie Court fairies, are nasty toward humans.
" How much of this," Halley adds, " is so, you know best, so likewise what you have to do in this matter; only Mr Hooke seems to expect you should make some mention of him in the preface, which 'tis possible you may see reason to prefix.
amplification prefix name is derived from a name for a cyclic parent hydride.
Dialing the prefix 141 does not block your identification Call Challenging Use it - don't abuse it!
You only have to dial a special prefix from the table below.
Yes, there is a facility to do prefix matching, by specifying a prefix followed by the * character.
A numerical prefix says how many places to rotate the text.
This is because the URI, rather than the optional prefix, is used for the unique key.
The filename prefix for each ion follows spectroscopic notation.
EACCES Search permission is denied on a component of the path prefix of filename or the name of a script interpreter.
Taken alone it is commonly a synonym of hawfinch, but a prefix is usually added to indicate the species, as pine-grosbeak, cardinal-grosbeak and the like.
Custos Angliae), later writers refer to them as justiciarii, with or without the prefix summus or capitalis (ibid.
The prefix recalls the former lordship of the manor possessed by the friary of St John of Jerusalem in Clerkenwell, London.
When the word was discovered to be derived from an Arabic prefix and a Greek word the prefix was dropped.
This relationship may be indicated by the~ am lition of some prefix to the formational name.
In Germany there are two classes of nobility: (t) the hoher Adel, members of the mediatized, formerly sovereign families, who rank as the equals in blood (ebenbiirtig) of the royal houses of Europe; (2) the niederer Adel, to which every one having the nobiliary prefix von belongs.
The name appears in Domesday, the suffix designating -the former insular, marshy character of the district; while the prefix is generally taken to indicate the name of a Saxon overlord, Beormund.
Regarding the derivation of the word, there are two main views which agree in holding that it has an Arabic descent, the prefix al being the Arabic article.
The first occurrence of the word is said to be in a treatise of Julius Firmicus, an astrological writer of the 4th century, but the prefix al there must be the addition of a later copyist.
A fort subsequently built at Rome also was at first called Fort Schuyler (and afterwards Fort Stanwix), and the fort at Utica was then distinguished from it by the prefix "old" and it was as "Old Fort Schuyler" that Utica was first known.
Hajdu is also a common prefix in Hungarian place-names, e.g.
But the prefix Bfiba was not applied to Arouj by contemporaries.
HIDALGO (a Spanish word, contracted from hijo d'algo or hijo de algo, son of something, or somewhat), originally a Spanish title of the lower nobility; the hidalgo being the lowest grade of nobility which was entitled to use the prefix "don."
The Swahili followers of the first explorers always pronounced the territorial prefix, Bu, as a simple vowel, U; hence the incorrect rendering " Uganda " of the more primitive Bantu designation.
The whole are now included under the term Cecidia; a prefix gives the name of the organism to which the attacks are due, e.g.
Yellow corundum is not uncommon in Ceylon and is termed yellow sapphire or "oriental topaz," the prefix "oriental" being often applied to corundum.
The term is now seldom used, either in commerce or in science, without a distinctive prefix, and we thus have the following: I.
The conditions which approximate most closely to our present, perfect, future and imperative are marked either by aspiration of the initial or by one of the five prefix consonants according to the rules of euphony, and the whole looks like a former system thrown into confusion and disorder by phonetic decay.
This central desert is the Kir, Kej, Katz or Kash Kaian of Arabic medieval geography and a part of the ancient Kaiani kingdom; the prefix Kej or Kach always denoting lowlevel flats or valleys, in contradistinction to mountains or hills.
MANDRILL (a name formed by the prefix "man" to the word "drill," which was used in ancient literature to denote an ape, and is probably of West African origin), the common title of the most hideous and most brilliantly coloured of all the African monkeys collectively denominated baboons and constituting the genus Papio.
From the fact that Egyptian (though not Hebrew) scribes constantly prefix the article, we may suppose that it originally meant " the country of the Canaanites," just as the Hebrew phrase " the Lebanon " may originally have meant " the highlands of the Libnites "; and we are thus permitted to group the term " Canaan " with clan-names such as Achan, Akan, Jaakan, Anak (generally with the article prefixed), Kain, Kenan.
Pressing RETURN leaves the prefix set to the root directory of the boot device.
MasterCard account numbers start with a prefix of five.
Prefix the number you are dialing with * 82.
The word "tonic" means characterized by continuous contraction of muscle, while the prefix "iso" means fixed.
R. stands for robot, and in those days, was a required prefix on all robot names.
Cryosurgery - The prefix cryo means frozen.
The prefix al begins to be dropped about the middle of the 16th century.
The term stepfamily is preferred because the derivation of the prefix "step-" originates from the Old English word "steop-" which means "bereave."
The Norman-French used the prefix "Fitz" to indicate the relationship.
Type in a prefix or suffix to yield more accurate and useful results, and you will be able to generate great words for your next Scrabble game.
(The term radical is given to a group of atoms which persist in chemical changes, behaving as if the group were an element; the commonest is the ammonium group, NH 4, which forms salts similar to the salts of sodium and potassium.) If the acid contains no oxygen it is a hydracid, and its systematic name is formed from the prefix hydro- and the name of the other element or radical, the last syllable of which has been replaced by the termination -ic. For example, the acid formed by hydrogen and chlorine is termed hydrochloric acid (and sometimes hydrogen chloride).
If more than two be known, the one inferior in oxygen content has the prefix hypo- and the termination -ous, and the one superior in oxygen content has the prefix per- and the termination -ic. This is illustrated in the four oxyacids of chlorine, HC10, HC10 2, HC10 3, HC10 4, which have the names hypochlorous, chlorous, chloric and perchloric acids.
The prefix of the various kinds of reeves made but little difference in the duties of the office, although the area of these duties might be different.
You can also include a select prefix or suffix, and include up to three blank tile options.
It is often about half the size of a silk fiber and 100 times thinner than a human hair, thus the prefix micro which means extremely small.
Between 1900 and 1924, the serial number included a prefix of a single letter followed by numbers.
After 1924, all serial numbers were assigned a two-letter prefix before the numerical portion.
The name Uprauda is said to be derived from the word prauda, which in Old Slavic means jus, justitia, the prefix being simply a breathing frequently attached to Slavonic names.
Machines manufactured before 1900 have no letter prefix on the serial number.
After 1900 the machines had either a single letter prefix or a double letter prefix.
So, in an example like 416-555-1234, the phone prefix is 555.
Just as with the * 82 dialing method, you can prefix your call with * 67 to block your outgoing caller ID.
It is possible to determine that a phone number is a cellular phone, however, based on the phone prefix.
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