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analysis
  • n  an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole
  • n  the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
  • n  a form of literary criticism in which the structure of a piece of writing is analyzed
  • n  the use of closed-class words instead of inflections: e.g., `the father of the bride' instead of `the bride's father'
  • n  a branch of mathematics involving calculus and the theory of limits; sequences and series and integration and differentiation
  • n  a set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud
    his physician recommended psychoanalysis
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analysis of variance
  • n  a statistical method for making simultaneous comparisons between two or more means; a statistical method that yields values that can be tested to determine whether a significant relation exists between variables
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analysis situs
  • n  the branch of pure mathematics that deals only with the properties of a figure X that hold for every figure into which X can be transformed with a one-to-one correspondence that is continuous in both directions
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analyst
  • n  someone who is skilled at analyzing data
  • n  an expert who studies financial data (on credit or securities or sales or financial patterns etc.) and recommends appropriate business actions
  • n  a licensed practitioner of psychoanalysis
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analytic geometry
  • n  the use of algebra to study geometric properties; operates on symbols defined in a coordinate system
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analytic thinking
  • n  the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
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analytical balance
  • n  a beam balance of great precision used in quantitative chemical analysis
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analytical geometry
  • n  the use of algebra to study geometric properties; operates on symbols defined in a coordinate system
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analytical review
  • n  an auditing procedure based on ratios among accounts and tries to identify significant changes
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anamnesis
  • n  the case history of a medical patient as recalled by the patient
  • n  the ability to recall past occurrences
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anamnestic reaction
  • n  renewed rapid production of an antibody on the second (or subsequent) encounter with the same antigen
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anamnestic response
  • n  renewed rapid production of an antibody on the second (or subsequent) encounter with the same antigen
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anamorphism
  • n  the evolution of one type of organism from another by a long series of gradual changes
  • n  metamorphism that occurs deep under the earth's surface; changes simple minerals into complex minerals
  • n  a distorted projection or perspective; especially an image distorted in such a way that it becomes visible only when viewed in a special manner
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anamorphosis
  • n  the evolution of one type of organism from another by a long series of gradual changes
  • n  a distorted projection or perspective; especially an image distorted in such a way that it becomes visible only when viewed in a special manner
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ananas
  • n  a genus of tropical American plants have sword-shaped leaves and a fleshy compound fruits composed of the fruits of several flowers (such as pineapples)
  • n  large sweet fleshy tropical fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated
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ananas comosus
  • n  a tropical American plant bearing a large fleshy edible fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated in the tropics
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ananias
  • n  a habitual liar (after a New Testament character who was struck dead for lying)
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