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Definition of simple
Simple Sim"ple, v. i.
To gather simples, or medicinal plants.
As simpling on the flowery hills she [Circe] strayed.
SimpleSimple Sim"ple, n. [F. See Simple, a.]
1. Something not mixed or compounded. ``Compounded of many
2. (Med.) A medicinal plant; -- so called because each
vegetable was supposed to possess its particular virtue,
and therefore to constitute a simple remedy.
What virtue is in this remedy lies in the naked
simple itself as it comes over from the Indies.
(a) A drawloom.
(b) A part of the apparatus for raising the heddles of a
4. (R. C. Ch.) A feast which is not a double or a semidouble. SimplePendulum Pen"du*lum, n.; pl. Pendulums. [NL., fr. L.
pendulus hanging, swinging. See Pendulous.]
A body so suspended from a fixed point as to swing freely to
and fro by the alternate action of gravity and momentum. It
is used to regulate the movements of clockwork and other
Note: The time of oscillation of a pendulum is independent of
the arc of vibration, provided this arc be small.
Ballistic pendulum. See under Ballistic.
Compensation pendulum, a clock pendulum in which the effect
of changes of temperature of the length of the rod is so
counteracted, usually by the opposite expansion of
differene metals, that the distance of the center of
oscillation from the center of suspension remains
invariable; as, the mercurial compensation pendulum, in
which the expansion of the rod is compensated by the
opposite expansion of mercury in a jar constituting the
bob; the gridiron pendulum, in which compensation is
effected by the opposite expansion of sets of rodsof
Compound pendulum, an ordinary pendulum; -- so called, as
being made up of different parts, and contrasted with
Conical or Revolving, pendulum, a weight connected by a
rod with a fixed point; and revolving in a horizontal
cyrcle about the vertical from that point.
Pendulum bob, the weight at the lower end of a pendulum.
Pendulum level, a plumb level. See under Level.
Pendulum wheel, the balance of a watch.
Simple or Theoretical, pendulum, an imaginary pendulum
having no dimensions except length, and no weight except
at the center of oscillation; in other words, a material
point suspended by an ideal line.
Meaning of simple from wikipedia
- simple, the session initiation protocol
for instant messaging
and presence leveraging
extensions, is an instant messaging
(company), an online banking
shoes, a shoe brand which
is part of deckers outdoor
(a recursive acronym
for simple modular programming language
& environment) is a programming development system
that was created
- simplé is a commune
in the mayenne department
in north-western france
. see also : communes
of the mayenne department
- in mathematics
, a simple group
is a nontrivial group whose
only normal subgroup
s are the trivial group
and the group
- simple engine
: in a simple engine
of steam works
only once in a cylinder
it is then exhausted directly
into the atmosphere
- simple living encompasses
of different voluntary practices
may include reducing
- in mathematics
in ring theory
, the simple modules
over a ring r are the (left or right) module
s over r which
have no non-
of the blade: a simple
leaf has an undivided
blade. however, the leaf shape
may be formed
of lobes, but the gaps between lobes
- in group theory
, a simple
is a connected
non-abelian lie group
does not have nontrivial connected normal subgroups