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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
(play), a 1975 play by Sam Shepard Action
(store), a Dutch discount store chain Action
(supermarkets), an Australian supermarket chain Actions
- preventive actions
is the path towards improvement
of Quality Management
Systems. Corrective actions
but the action
- States involvement
in regime change
and covert actions aimed
at altering, replacing, or preserving foreign
governments. In the...
- In sociology, social action
, also known
as Weberian social action
to an act which takes
to other manually operated firearm actions
such as lever-action
, bolt action offers
an excellent balance
- "cl**** actions
". Likewise, cl**** actions appeared slowly
in New Zealand legal
system. However, a group
can bring litigation through
of a representative...
as direct action
tactics. Although these types
are often prosecuted
as violence, those groups justify their actions
- transitive actions
are no longer valid
for continuous group actions
. If X is a regular covering space
of another topological space
Y, then the action
as requiring bodily movement
(see behaviorism). The side effects
by some to be part of the action
- (IRA), from 1990 to 1999. For actions before
of Provisional Irish Republican
. 2 January
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