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i ma juh ne ree

  • n  (mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of -1
  • s  not based on fact; unreal
    a small child's imaginary friends

  • IN the cloudland of higher mathematics, there is a whole area of study called "imaginary numbers.
  • Parents may worry about a child's imaginary friends, but a new study finds much to love about them.
News & Articles

  • Common Core foes spreading misinformation, Duncan says
    In Tuesday speech, Arne Duncan defends Common Core standards, says criticisms are “imaginary
    June 25, 2013 - Washington Post
  • 'Perception' Season 2: Eric McCormack previews the return of Dr. Daniel Pierce
    When we last left Dr. Daniel Pierce at the end of Season 1 of "Perception," he'd gone back on his medication and begun to form a relationship with Caroline, the woman who imaginary Natalie had been based on. As we pick back with Daniel in the start of Season 2 (premiering Tuesday, June 25), the man who portrays him tells us that it's going to be a struggle for the good doctor to stay on his meds ...
    June 25, 2013 - Zap2It
  • Imaginary Stylish Toddler Sweeps Pinterest
    The blog Fucked in Park Slope uncovered a gem from the soul-sucking depths of Pinterest. There you'll find a board titled My Imaginary Well-Dressed Toddler Daughter (that reads like the next big meme), culled by "Wife, mother, freelance writer, aspiring novelist, maker of incredible cookies, kitchen dancer...middle child" Tiffany Beveridge. Each ... More »
    June 20, 2013 - New York Magazine

  • Condoleezza Rice in USA Today
    US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice called Wednesday's tests "evidence that the missile threat is not an imaginary one."
  • Manuel Noriega in Before It's News
    I say with much humility and respect that this is an imaginary banking scheme,Noriega told the court in Spanish through his interpreter on the second day of his trial.
  • William Gibson in International Herald Tribune
    I was born here in the middle of the previous century, and spent the last 30 years writing about imaginary versions of the current century,Gibson said in a short address Saturday. "Somehow, I never expected to see Conway in the 21st...

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