from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small bundle.
- n. One of the parts of a book published in separate sections. Also called fascicule.
- n. Botany A bundle or cluster of stems, flowers, or leaves.
- n. See fasciculus.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A bundle or cluster.
- n. : A bundle of skeletal muscle fibers surrounded by connective tissue.
- n. : A cluster of flowers or leaves, such as the bundles of the thin leaves (or needles) of pines.
- n. : A discrete bundle of vascular tissue.
- n. A discrete section of a book issued or published separately.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small bundle or collection; a compact cluster.
- n. One of the divisions of a book published in parts; fasciculus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bundle; a small collection or connected group; a cluster.
- n. In mosses, the tissue of elongated cells taking the place of fibrovascular bundles in the nerves, etc.
- n. In zoology and anatomy, a fasciculus.
- n. A part of a printed work: a small number of printed or written sheets bound together. Also, in all senses, fasciculus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a bundle of fibers (especially nerve fibers)
- n. an installment of a printed work
Latin fasciculus, diminutive of fascis, bundle.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin fasciculus, a diminutive of fascis ‘bundle’ (see also fasces). (Wiktionary)