Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of nest.
  • v. embedded
  • v. successively fit inside another.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • ID guy: I said the way the word "nested" is used in cladistics is not the same way as it is used in nested hierarchy.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • I said the way the word "nested" is used in cladistics is not the same way as it is used in nested hierarchy.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • The way "nested" is used in cladistics the only nesting is because someone put it there.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • However in doing so the word "nested" is not the same as the word "nested" in nested hierarchy.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • IOW in nested hierarchies every subset contains the defining characteristics of the set above it - from which it was derived.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • I have no doubt that Zachriel and others could identify defining characteristics of organisms within nested hierarchies.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • True, but then each organism wouldn't be utterly unique, there would be other organisms it was related to, and one would be able to develop twin nested heirarchies for each set of related organisms.

    Congratulations are in Order

  • When she pushed a box up to the table and sat down upon it, and rested her elbows on the oilcloth and looked straight at him with her chin nested in her two palms, he drew a long breath, hunched his shoulders with some mental surrender, and grinned wryly.

    The Ranch at the Wolverine

  • PEZ Pal Boy character; 512 mb (holds around 120 songs); USB 2.0; plays mp3, WMA, WMA w/DRM; compatible with Mac OS X; compatible with Windows 98, ME, 2000, XP; compatible with subscription services; Uses 1 AAA battery; Plug and Play; Drag and Drop; can be used as a USB drive to store data files; Repeat play or Random Play; store music in nested directories; comes pre-loaded with great indie music; Lanyard hook; and, it comes with earbud headphones and USB cable.

    With iPez, who needs iPod?

  • You can call it what you want, but an ordered set such that each subset is contained within its superset is called a nested hierarchy.

    About 'What Darwin Got Wrong'

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