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symbolization
  • n  the use of symbols to convey meaning
  • n  something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible
  • n  the practice of investing things with symbolic meaning
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symbolizer
  • n  someone skilled in the interpretation or representation of symbols
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symbolizing
  • n  the act of representing something with a symbol
  • v  express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol
  • v  represent or identify by using a symbol; use symbols
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symmetricalness
  • n  (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
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symmetry
  • n  (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
  • n  balance among the parts of something
  • n  (physics) the property of being isotropic; having the same value when measured in different directions
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sympathectomy
  • n  surgical interruption of a nerve pathway in the sympathetic nervous system
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sympathetic nervous system
  • n  originates in the thoracic regions of the spinal cord; opposes physiological effects of the parasympathetic: reduces digestive secretions; speeds the heart; contracts blood vessels
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sympathetic strike
  • n  a strike in support of other workers who are on strike; a strike not resulting from direct grievances against the workers' employer
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sympathetic vibration
  • n  (physics) vibration produced by resonance
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sympathiser
  • n  commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
  • n  someone who shares your feelings or opinions and hopes that you will be successful
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sympathizer
  • n  commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
  • n  someone who shares your feelings or opinions and hopes that you will be successful
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sympathy
  • n  an inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion
  • n  sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
  • n  a relation of affinity or harmony between people; whatever affects one correspondingly affects the other
    the two of them were in close sympathy
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sympathy strike
  • n  a strike in support of other workers who are on strike; a strike not resulting from direct grievances against the workers' employer
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sympatry
  • n  the occurrence of organisms in overlapping geographical areas, but without interbreeding
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