Definition of Onset. Meaning of Onset. Synonyms of Onset

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Definition of Onset

Onset
Onset On"set`, v. t. 1. To assault; to set upon. [Obs.] 2. To set about; to begin. [Obs.] --Carew.
Onset
Onset On"set`, n. [On + set.] 1. A rushing or setting upon; an attack; an assault; a storming; especially, the assault of an army. --Milton. The onset and retire Of both your armies. --Shak. Who on that day the word of onset gave. --Wordsworth. 2. A setting about; a beginning. [Obs.] --Shak. There is surely no greater wisdom than well to time the beginnings and onsets of things. --Bacon. 3. Anything set on, or added, as an ornament or as a useful appendage. [Obs.] --Johnson.

Meaning of Onset from wikipedia

- Look up onset in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Onset may refer to: Onset (audio), the beginning of a musical note or sound Onset, M****achusetts, village...
- Onset refers to the beginning of a musical note or other sound. It is related to (but different from) the concept of a transient: all musical notes have...
- syllables have an onset. Syllables without an onset may be said to have an empty or zero onset – that is, nothing where the onset would be. Some languages...
- Onset of action is the duration of time it takes for a drug's effects to come to prominence upon administration. With oral administration, it typically...
- Early-onset Alzheimer's disease, also called younger-onset Alzheimer's, is Alzheimer's disease diagnosed before the age of 65. It is an uncommon form of...
- increasing weakness and muscle wasting. Limb-onset ALS begins with weakness in the arms or legs, while bulbar-onset ALS begins with difficulty speaking or swallowing...
- Dela**** onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is the pain and stiffness felt in muscles after unaccustomed or strenuous exercise. The soreness is felt most strongly...
- onset dementia is dementia in which symptoms first appear before the age of 65. The term favored until about 2000 was presenile dementia; young onset...
- Onset of Putrefaction is the debut album by German technical death metal band Necrophagist. It was recorded almost solely by the band's founder, guitarist...
- Stimulus-onset asynchrony (SOA) is a measure used in experimental psychology. SOA denotes the amount of time between the start of one stimulus, S1, and...