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Diazo reactionsDiazo- Di*az"o- [Pref. di- + azo-] (Chem.)
A combining form (also used adjectively), meaning pertaining
to, or derived from, a series of compounds containing a
radical of two nitrogen atoms, united usually to an aromatic
radical; as, diazo-benzene, C6H5.N2.OH.
Note: Diazo compounds are in general unstable, but are of
great importance in recent organic chemistry. They are
obtained by a partial reduction of the salts of certain
Diazo reactions (Chem.), a series of reactions whereby
diazo compounds are employed in substitution. These
reactions are of great importance in organic chemistry. Local actionsLocal Lo"cal, a. [L. localis, fr. locus place: cf. F. local.
See Lieu, Locus.]
Of or pertaining to a particular place, or to a definite
region or portion of space; restricted to one place or
region; as, a local custom.
Gives to airy nothing A local habitation and a name.
Local actions (Law), actions such as must be brought in a
particular county, where the cause arises; --
distinguished from transitory actions.
Local affection (Med.), a disease or ailment confined to a
particular part or organ, and not directly affecting the
Local attraction (Magnetism), an attraction near a compass,
causing its needle to deviate from its proper direction,
especially on shipboard.
Local battery (Teleg.), the battery which actuates the
recording instruments of a telegraphic station, as
distinguished from the battery furnishing a current for
Local circuit (Teleg.), the circuit of the local battery.
(a) (Paint.) The color which belongs to an object, and is not
caused by accidental influences, as of reflection,
(b) (Literature) Peculiarities of the place and its
inhabitants where the scene of an action or story is
Local option, the right or obligation of determining by
popular vote within certain districts, as in each county,
city, or town, whether the sale of alcoholic beverages
within the district shall be allowed. Partial fractionsPartial Par"tial, a. [F., fr. LL. partials, fr. L. pars, gen.
partis, a part; cf. (for sense 1) F. partiel. See Part, n.]
1. Of, pertaining to, or affecting, a part only; not general
or universal; not total or entire; as, a partial eclipse
of the moon. ``Partial dissolutions of the earth.' --T.
2. Inclined to favor one party in a cause, or one side of a
question, more then the other; baised; not indifferent;
as, a judge should not be partial.
Ye have been partial in the law. --Mal. ii. 9.
3. Having a predelection for; inclined to favor unreasonably;
foolishly fond. ``A partial parent.' --Pope.
Not partial to an ostentatious display. --Sir W.
4. (Bot.) Pertaining to a subordinate portion; as, a compound
umbel is made up of a several partial umbels; a leaflet is
often supported by a partial petiole.
Partial differentials, Partial differential coefficients,
Partial differentiation, etc. (of a function of two or more
variables), the differentials, differential coefficients,
differentiation etc., of the function, upon the hypothesis
that some of the variables are for the time constant.
Partial fractions (Alg.), fractions whose sum equals a
Partial tones (Music), the simple tones which in
combination form an ordinary tone; the overtones, or
harmonics, which, blending with a fundamental tone, cause
its special quality of sound, or timbre, or tone color.
See, also, Tone.
Meaning of Actions from wikipedia
- from Lonesome
", a 1980 song by The Stingrays
", a 1994 song by Terror Fabulous featuring Nadine Sutherland Action
(comics), a British...
race, creed, color, or national
origin". It was used to promote actions
non-discrimination. In 1965, President Lyndon
- Action fiction
is the literary genre
spy novels, adventure
("cloak and dagger") and mysteries. This...
to: Viennese Actionism
, a school
of art which started
in Vienna, Austria
A term used by Theodor
to the left-wing...
(KIA) is a casualty classification generally
used by militaries
at the hands
- Berthier series
of rifles. Straight-pull bolt actions differ
from a conventional
turn-pull bolt-action mechanisms
in that the bolt can be cycled
film is a film genre
into a series
that typically involve violence
feats. The genre
- Live action
) is a form of cinematography
that uses photography instead
of animation. Some works combine
- "class actions
". Likewise, class actions appeared slowly
in the New Zealand legal
system. However, a group
can bring litigation through
- an alternative, or demonstrating
solution. Both direct action
and actions appealing
can include nonviolent
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