from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An intermediary
- n. A central carpal bone or tarsal bone
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Intermediate space.
- n. An intervening agent or instrument.
- n. The bone or cartilage between the radiale and ulnare in the carpus, and between the tibiale and fibulare in the tarsus. It corresponds to the lunar in the carpus, and to a part of the astragalus in the tarsus of man and most mammals.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Intermediate space.
- n. That which intervenes; an intervening agent or medium.
- n. In anatomy and zoology, a median carpal or tarsal bone of the proximal row, so called from its situation between the ulnare and the radiale in the carpus, and between the tibiale and the fibulare in the tarsus. See cuts under carpus and Ichthyosauria.
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Shubin et al.: "In both Tiktaalik and early tetrapods, the ulnare is block-shaped and articulates with multiple radials or digits, whereas the intermedium is a simple rod."
(p. 186), and as "intermedium" (p. 194) terms which are certainly not understood by the general.
Brazil and Argentina have signed a deal which will let them do away with the US dollar as an intermedium in their bilateral trade.
Within this ecoregion, the islets between the lava-covered terrain in Timanfaya National Park support 3 species of plants which are endemic to Lanzarote: Echium pitardii, Odontospermum intermedium, and Polycarpea robusta.
* Sed magis probabile videtur, notari duntaxat tempus intermedium:
Agropyron elongatum, and Agropyron intermedium that resistance to rust was taken?
Agropyron intermedium stem-rust resistance leaf-rust resistance stripe-rust resistance streak-mosaic resistance virus resistance leaf pubescence cold hardiness
In the normal situation of the ship, the electric circuit, c (in which circulates a current produced by a dynamo, d), is closed through the intermedium of the water, which establishes a connection between the two contacts.
B, which is heated by the furnace, F, through the intermedium of a waterbath, w.
At their upper part the rods, f, pass through the side of the boiler, through the intermedium of stuffing boxes, and are connected by their upper extremities, through a link, with levers, g, that revolve around the point, h.
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