Citations with the tag: DEFINITIONS

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  • East·ern Hemisphere.
     // American Heritage Student Science Dictionary; 2009, p106 

    A definition of the term "Eastern Hemisphere" is presented. It refers to the half of the Earth that includes Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia.

  • hem·i·sphere.
     // American Heritage Student Science Dictionary; 2009, p163 

    A definition of the term "hemisphere" is presented. It refers to one half of a sphere, formed by a plane that passes through the center of the sphere. It refers to either the northern or southern half of the Earth as divided by the equator, or the eastern or western half as divided by a...

  • polar circle.
     // American Heritage Student Science Dictionary; 2009, p271 

    The article presents an encyclopedia entry for the term polar circle, which refers to the Arctic Circle or the Antarctic Circle.

  • South Pole.
     // American Heritage Student Science Dictionary; 2009, p320 

    A definition of South Pole is presented. It refers to the southern end of the Earth's axis of rotation, a point in Antarctica.

  • trop·ic.
     // American Heritage Student Science Dictionary; 2009, p351 

    Definitions of the term "tropic" is presented.

  • Tropic of Cancer.
     // American Heritage Student Science Dictionary; 2009, p351 

    A definition for the "Tropic of Cancer" is presented, which refers to the parallel of latitude 23° 27′ north of the equator.

  • Tropic of Capricorn.
     // American Heritage Student Science Dictionary; 2009, p351 

    A definition for the "Tropic of Capricorn," is presented.

  • West·ern Hemisphere.
     // American Heritage Student Science Dictionary; 2009, p369 

    This article explains the term "West Hemisphere" which means the half of the Earth.

  • compulsory.
     // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p503 

    Definitions of the term "compulsory," which refers to compelling action against one's will or required, are presented.

  • conation.
     // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p503 

    A definition of the term "conation," which refers to the initiative, impulse and drive to act, is presented.

  • global.
     // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p960 

    A definition "global," which refers to encompassing or complete or it could also pertain to the earth in its entirety, is presented.

  • Old World.
     // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1626 

    A definition of the term "Old World" which refers to the Eastern hemisphere is presented.

  • polar.
     // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1837 

    A definition of the term "polar," which pertains to a pole, is presented.

  • solar.
     // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p2152 

    A definition of the term "solar," which refers to the sun or its rays, is presented.

  • synovial bursa.
     // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p2262 

    A definition of the medical term "synovial bursa" is presented, which pertains to bursa.

  • tropical.
     // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p2380 

    A definition of the term "tropical," which refers to tropics, is presented.

  • volition.
     // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p2477 

    A definition of the term "volition," which is an act of selecting or willing, is presented.

  • volitional.
     // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p2477 

    A definition of the term "volitional" is presented, which refers to one performed by volition.

  • will.
     // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p2497 

    Definitions of the term "will" which refer to the mental faculty used in choosing or deciding on an act or thought or the power of controlling one's actions or emotions are presented.

  • will:.
    Huber, Jeffrey T.; Gillaspy, Mary L. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of AIDS-Related Terminology; 2000, p226 

    A definition of the term "will," which refers to a legal statement of an individual's wishes concerning the disposal of his or her property after death or the mental capacity for making a reasoned choice or decision or the strength and power of controlling one's own actions, is presented.

  • Alcatraz.
    Sepehri, Sandy // Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia; Jan2009, Issue 1, p9 

    A definition of the term "Alcatraz," which refers to a small island located in the middle of San Francisco Bay in California and was first used by the U.S. as a military fort and as a prison, is presented.

  • New World.
    Sepehri, Sandy // Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia; Jun2009, Issue 6, p33 

    Information on New World, that refers to lands in the Western Hemisphere, composed of North and South America, is presented.

  • Northeast Culture Area.
    Sepehri, Sandy // Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia; Jun2009, Issue 6, p37 

    Information on the Northeast Culture Area, covering Atlantic Ocean and the Mississippi River from east to west and from the Great Lakes to the Ohio Valley, is presented.

  • What's that word?
    Sepehri, Sandy // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6; 12/18/2006, Vol. 75 Issue 11, p2 

    This article presents the definitions of some words found in this issue including mandate, global warming and estuary.

  • WORD workout.
    Sepehri, Sandy // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6; 4/30/2007, Vol. 75 Issue 22, p8 

    A quiz about the synonym and definition of some terms is presented.

  • A New Financial Language...
    Sepehri, Sandy // Journal of Financial Planning; Feb2009, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p10 

    A list of definitions for financial terms that the author feels appropriately describe the financial crises being faced in the U.S. is presented.

  • Find It!
    Sepehri, Sandy // Scholastic News -- Edition 3; 9/8/2008, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p2 

    The article presents the definitions of a problem, a solution and synonyms.

  • Find It!
    Sepehri, Sandy // Scholastic News -- Edition 3; 9/6/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p2 

    Definitions of the terms problem, solution and synonym, are presented.

  • What Does It Mean?
    Sepehri, Sandy // Know Your World Extra; 2003-2003 Skills Extenders, p13 

    Presents a quiz for children about words with several definitions.

  • Word Power.
    Sepehri, Sandy // Weekly Reader News - Senior; 11/30/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 11, p4 

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  • Top 5 'Wordy' Facts.
    Sepehri, Sandy // dig; Sep2008, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p5 

    The article provides the definitions of different archaeological terms including mummy, pharaoh, and desert.

  • Voice Box.
    Sepehri, Sandy // New Moon; Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p28 

    The article presents a definition of sport.

  • FUN WITH WORDS.
    Sepehri, Sandy // Calliope; Dec2007, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p36 

    The article presents several words along with their definitions.

  • Word Workout.
    Sepehri, Sandy // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6; 9/29/2008, Vol. 77 Issue 4, p8 

    A quiz about definition of words is presented.

  • WORD WORKOUT.
    Sepehri, Sandy // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6; 1/25/2010, Vol. 78 Issue 13, p8 

    A word definition quiz based on the articles discussed within the issue is presented.

  • Word to Know.
    Sepehri, Sandy // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6; 10/25/2010, Vol. 79 Issue 6, p2 

    The article presents the definition of various words, including intact, cliques and agenda.

  • Word to Know.
    Sepehri, Sandy // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6; 1/10/2011, Vol. 79 Issue 13, p2 

    Definitions for several words are presented, including excessive, discrimination and optimistic.

  • WORD WORKOUT.
    Sepehri, Sandy // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6; 3/21/2011, Vol. 79 Issue 19, p8 

    A quiz about the meanings of words defined within the issue is presented.

  • The Adventures of The Word Nerd.
    Sepehri, Sandy // Storyworks; Sep2011, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p31 

    A quiz concerning the meaning of various words is presented.

  • Defining the Terms.
    Sepehri, Sandy // Ceramics Monthly; Nov2010 Buyers Guide, p8 

    The article presents definition of various terms including rheology, thixotropy and specific gravity.

  • What Do You Know?
    Sepehri, Sandy // Junior Scholastic; 1/5/2009, Vol. 111 Issue 9, p16 

    A quiz about vocabulary is presented.

  • When is a Miss a Hit?
    Wallace, Margaret // Saturday Evening Post; 7/24/1948, Vol. 221 Issue 4, p69 

    A quiz about words with opposite meanings is presented.

  • Word Workout.
    Wallace, Margaret // Scholastic Action; 3/14/2005, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p22 

    Presents a quiz regarding the definition of words.

  • WORD WORKOUT.
    Wallace, Margaret // Scholastic Action; 9/18/2006, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p5 

    The article presents a list of definition of words including "concentrate" and "bi-racial."

  • WORD WORKOUT.
    Wallace, Margaret // Scholastic Action; 3/12/2007, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p5 

    The article defines several words, including amateur, exempt, and picketing.

  • WORD WORKOUT.
    Wallace, Margaret // Scholastic Action; 4/16/2007, Vol. 30 Issue 13, p5 

    The article presents a definition of several words.

  • WORD WORKOUT.
    Wallace, Margaret // Scholastic Action; 11/10/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 5/6, p7 

    This section defines several words, including rumors, treaties and civilized.

  • WORD WORKOUT.
    Wallace, Margaret // Scholastic Action; 1/12/2009, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p5 

    A list of words with their corresponding definitions such as cancer, dungeon, and injustice is presented.

  • What Is Medicine?
    Wallace, Margaret // Ask; Feb2007, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p18 

    The article presents a definition of the term "medicine," which refers to compounds of chemicals that prevent or treat illness.

  • WORD workout.
    Wallace, Margaret // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6; 2/25/2008, Vol. 76 Issue 17, p8 

    A quiz about words and their definitions is presented.

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