diastole :

Search Words
You can search or browse for words


dahy a stuh lee

  • n  the widening of the chambers of the heart between two contractions when the chambers fill with blood

  • It is the very presence of its past that seems to determine the shape of Italian modernism: a systole and diastole between innovation and tradition.
  • A show at London's Royal Academy of Arts surveys the systole and diastole of innovation and tradition that shaped 20th century Italian modernism.

Bee Dictionary: Search, browse, look at common errors, idioms and more.