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Definition of Diereses
DieresesDiaeresis Di*[ae]r"e*sis, Dieresis Di*er"e*sis (?; 277), n.;
pl. Di[ae]reses or Diereses. [L. diaeresis, Gr. ?, fr. ?
to divide; dia` through, asunder + ? to take. See Heresy.]
1. (Gram.) The separation or resolution of one syllable into
two; -- the opposite of syn[ae]resis.
2. A mark consisting of two dots [[umlaut]], placed over the
second of two adjacent vowels, to denote that they are to
be pronounced as distinct letters; as, co["o]perate,
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