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Page 171 - ... a description of a thing by its properties; an explanation of the exact meaning of a word, term or phrase; exact description.
Page 103 - A circle is a plane bounded by a single curved line called its circumference, every part of which is equally distant from a point within it called the centre.
Page 235 - Epilogue is a speech, or short poem, addressed to the spectators by one of the actors, after the conclusion of a dramatic performance.
Page 375 - The dictionary said that inertia was a property of matter, by which matter tends, when at rest, to remain so, and, when in motion, to move on in a straight line.
Page 117 - One of the common people ; a man not noble ; a -member of the house of commons; one who has a joint right in common ground ; a student of the second rank at the university of Oxford ; a prostitute. COMMONITION, kom-mo-nlsh'un. s. Advice, warning. COMMONLY, k&m'mun-le. ad. Freoiiently, usually. COMMONNESS, kom'mun-ne's. s. Equal participation among many ; frequent occurrence, frequency. To COMMONPLACE, kom-mfln-plase'.
Page 257 - The tusk of a boar or other animal by which the prey is seized and held ; a long pointed tooth.
Page 206 - a residence at a particular place, accompanied with positive or presumptive proof of an intention to remain there for an unlimited time.
Page 4 - A school, or seminary of learning, holding a rank between a university or college and a common school; also a school for teaching a particular art, or particular sciences; as, a military academy.