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Extraregular Ex`tra*reg"u*lar, a.
Not comprehended within a rule or rules. --Jer. Taylor.
Irregular Ir*reg"u*lar, n.
One who is not regular; especially, a soldier not in regular
Irregularist Ir*reg"u*lar*ist, n.
One who is irregular. --Baxter.
Irregularly Ir*reg"u*lar*ly, adv.
In an irregular manner.
old or irregular conjugationStrong Strong, a. [Compar. Stronger; superl. Strongest.]
[AS. strang, strong; akin to D. & G. streng strict, rigorous,
OHG. strengi strong, brave, harsh, Icel. strangr strong,
severe, Dan. streng, Sw. str["a]ng strict, severe. Cf.
Strength, Stretch, String.]
1. Having active physical power, or great physical power to
act; having a power of exerting great bodily force;
That our oxen may be strong to labor. --Ps. cxliv.
Orses the strong to greater strength must yield.
2. Having passive physical power; having ability to bear or
endure; firm; hale; sound; robust; as, a strong
constitution; strong health.
3. Solid; tough; not easily broken or injured; able to
withstand violence; able to sustain attacks; not easily
subdued or taken; as, a strong beam; a strong rock; a
strong fortress or town.
4. Having great military or naval force; powerful; as, a
strong army or fleet; a nation strong at sea.
5. Having great wealth, means, or resources; as, a strong
house, or company of merchants.
6. Reaching a certain degree or limit in respect to strength
or numbers; as, an army ten thousand strong.
7. Moving with rapidity or force; violent; forcible;
impetuous; as, a strong current of water or wind; the wind
was strong from the northeast; a strong tide.
8. Adapted to make a deep or effectual impression on the mind
or imagination; striking or superior of the kind;
powerful; forcible; cogent; as, a strong argument; strong
reasons; strong evidence; a strong example; strong
9. Ardent; eager; zealous; earnestly engaged; as, a strong
partisan; a strong Whig or Tory.
Her mother, ever strong against that match. --Shak.
10. Having virtues of great efficacy; or, having a particular
quality in a great degree; as, a strong powder or
tincture; a strong decoction; strong tea or coffee.
11. Full of spirit; containing a large proportion of alcohol;
intoxicating; as, strong liquors.
12. Affecting any sense powerfully; as, strong light, colors,
etc.; a strong flavor of onions; a strong scent.
13. Solid; nourishing; as, strong meat. --Heb. v. 12.
14. Well established; firm; not easily overthrown or altered;
as, a strong custom; a strong belief.
15. Violent; vehement; earnest; ardent.
He had offered up prayers and supplications with
strong crying and tears. --Heb. v. 7.
16. Having great force, vigor, power, or the like, as the
mind, intellect, or any faculty; as, a man of a strong
mind, memory, judgment, or imagination.
I was stronger in prophecy than in criticism.
17. Vigorous; effective; forcible; powerful.
Like her sweet voice is thy harmonious song, As
high, as sweet, as easy, and as strong. --E. Smith.
18. (Stock Exchange) Tending to higher prices; rising; as, a
(a) Pertaining to, or designating, a verb which forms its
preterit (imperfect) by a variation in the root
vowel, and the past participle (usually) by the
addition of -en (with or without a change of the root
vowel); as in the verbs strive, strove, striven;
break, broke, broken; drink, drank, drunk. Opposed to
weak, or regular. See Weak.
(b) Applied to forms in Anglo-Saxon, etc., which retain
the old declensional endings. In the Teutonic
languages the vowel stems have held the original
endings most firmly, and are called strong; the stems
in -n are called weak other constant stems conform,
or are irregular. --F. A. March.
Strong conjugation (Gram.), the conjugation of a strong
verb; -- called also old, or irregular, conjugation, and
distinguished from the weak, or regular, conjugation.
Note: Strong is often used in the formation of
self-explaining compounds; as, strong-backed,
strong-based, strong-bodied, strong-colored,
strong-fisted, strong-handed, strong-ribbed,
strong-smelling, strong-voiced, etc.
Syn: Vigorous; powerful; stout; solid; firm; hardy; muscular;
forcible; cogent; valid. See Robust. Regular canonessCanoness Can"on*ess, n. [Cf. LL. canonissa.]
A woman who holds a canonry in a conventual chapter.
Regular canoness, one bound by the poverty, and observing a
strict rule of life.
Secular canoness, one allowed to hold private property, and
bound only by vows of chastity and obedience so long as
she chose to remain in the chapter. regular canons of St AustinAugustinian Au`gus*tin"i*an, a.
Of or pertaining to St. Augustine, bishop of Hippo in
Northern Africa (b. 354 -- d. 430), or to his doctrines.
Augustinian canons, an order of monks once popular in
England and Ireland; -- called also regular canons of St.
Austin, and black canons.
Augustinian hermits or Austin friars, an order of friars
established in 1265 by Pope Alexander IV. It was
introduced into the United States from Ireland in 1790.
Augustinian nuns, an order of nuns following the rule of
Augustinian rule, a rule for religious communities based
upon the 109th letter of St. Augustine, and adopted by the
Augustinian orders. Regular hexagonHexagon Hex"a*gon, n. [L. hexagonum, Gr. ? six-cornered; "e`x
six (akin to E. six) + ? angle.] (Geom.)
A plane figure of six angles.
Regular hexagon, a hexagon in which the angles are all
equal, and the sides are also all equal. Regular hexahedronHexahedron Hex`a*he"dron, n.; pl. E. Hexahedrons, L.
Hexahedra. [Hexa- + Gr. ? seat, base, fr. ? to sit: cf. F.
A solid body of six sides or faces.
Regular hexahedron, a hexagon having six equal squares for
its sides; a cube. Regular icosahedronIcosahedron I`co*sa*he"dron, n. [Gr. ?; ? twenty + ? seat,
base, fr. ? to sit.] (Geom.)
A solid bounded by twenty sides or faces.
Regular icosahedron, one of the five regular polyhedrons,
bounded by twenty equilateral triangules. Five triangles
meet to form each solid angle of the polyhedron. Regular octagonOctagon Oc"ta*gon, n. [Gr. ? eight-cornered; ? (for ? eight) +
? an angle: cf.F. cctogone.]
1. (Geom.) A plane figure of eight sides and eight angles.
2. Any structure (as a fortification) or place with eight
sides or angles.
Regular octagon, one in which the sides are all equal, and
the angles also are all equal. Regular pentagonPentagon Pen"ta*gon, n. [Gr. ?; ? (see Penta-) + gwni`a
angle: cf. L. pentagonium, F. pentagone.] (Geom.)
A plane figure having five angles, and, consequently, five
sides; any figure having five angles.
Regular pentagon, a pentagon in which the angles are all
equal, and the sides all equal. Regular tetrahedronTetrahedron Tet`ra*he"dron, n. [Tetra- + Gr. ? seat, base, fr.
? to sit.] (Geom.)
A solid figure inclosed or bounded by four triangles.
Note: In crystallography, the regular tetrahedron is regarded
as the hemihedral form of the regular octahedron.
Regular tetrahedron (Geom.), a solid bounded by four equal
equilateral triangles; one of the five regular solids.
Regularia Reg`u*la"ri*a (r[e^]g`[-u]*l[=a]"r[i^]*[.a]), n.pl.
A division of Echini which includes the circular, or regular,
Regularize Reg"u*lar*ize (r[e^]g"[-u]*l[~e]r*[imac]z), v. t.
To cause to become regular; to regulate. [R.]
Regularly Reg"u*lar*ly, adv.
In a regular manner; in uniform order; methodically; in due
order or time.
Regularness Reg"u*lar*ness, n.
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