Definition of Deferent. Meaning of Deferent. Synonyms of Deferent

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Definition of Deferent

Deferent
Deferent Def"er*ent, a. [L. deferens, p. pr. of deferre. See 3d Defer.] Serving to carry; bearing. [R.] ``Bodies deferent.' --Bacon.

Meaning of Deferent from wikipedia

- of the circular deferents that distinguished the Ptolemaic system. Ptolemy did not predict the relative sizes of the planetary deferents in the Almagest...
- The vas deferens (Latin: "carrying-away vessel"; plural: vasa deferentia), also called ductus deferens (Latin: "carrying-away duct"; plural: ductus deferentes)...
- is moved by a system of two spheres: one called its deferent; the other, its epicycle. The deferent is a circle whose center point, called the eccentric...
- sphere/slice is the deferent, with a centre offset somewhat from the Earth; the other sphere/slice is an epicycle embedded in the deferent, with the planet...
- the eccentric deferent and the deferent and epicycle. The deferent is a circle carrying the planet around the Earth. (The word deferent comes from the...
- large • ), is placed so that it is directly opposite to Earth from the deferent's center, known as the eccentric (represented by the × ). A planet or the...
- epididymis 3: Lobules of epididymis 4: Body of epididymis 5: Tail of epididymis 6: Duct of epididymis 7: Deferent duct (ductus deferens or vas deferens)...
- Apollonius of Perga (c. 262 – c. 190 BC) had introduced the deferent and epicycle and the eccentric deferent to astronomy. Hipparchus (2nd century BC) had crafted...
- it had an effect – at times basic and at times more profound – on the deferent cultural fields that constitute what Jewish-Israelis perceive as 'Israeliness'...
- with direction pointing from apoapsis to periapsis Eccentric, a type of deferent, a circle or sphere used in obsolete epicyclical systems to carry a planet...
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