Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A coming together; an assembly; a company.
- n. Sexual intercourse.
- n. A bringing together for the purpose of comparison.
- n. The act of coming together; congress
- n. genetics The movement of to the spindle equator during mitosis
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. rare A coming or bringing together, as in a public meeting, in a dispute, in the act of comparing, or in sexual intercourse.
“Are you following the congression discussions that involve 500+ congressional representatives -- not a "single person"?”
“I represent the Texas second congression -- (blowing bubbles in hot tub) --”
“They won't happen unless the Republican choke on congression inquiry is removed, hopefully next week.”
“This force increases the efficiency with which chromosomes make bipolar spindle attachments and regulates kinetochore activities necessary for chromosome oscillation, but is not essential for chromosome congression.”
“However, injected cells lack chromosome oscillations, and chromosome orientation is atypical because chromosome arms extend toward spindle poles during both congression and metaphase.”
“Chromokinesins have been postulated to provide the polar ejection force needed for chromosome congression during mitosis.”
“The chromokinesin Kid is necessary for chromosome arm orientation and oscillation, but not congression, on mitotic spindles”
“MR. MCCURRY: To further the congression -- the resolution that many of them supported, which is to adopt a war policy towards Bosnia instead of a peace policy by lifting the arms embargo.”
“Bacher CP, Daigle N, Hand AR, Eils R, et al. (2005) A contractile nuclear actin network drives chromosome congression in oocytes.”
“Banks can undoubtably come up with extremely toxic, "exotic" derivative structures (has your zippy congression insider never heard of that term either?), but the overwhelming number of American companies could not and would not even consider buying them.”
Looking for tweets for congression.