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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of apetalous plants, of the order Urticaceæ and tribe Celtideæ. It is characterized by lateral free stipules, polygamous flowers, and narrow cotyledons. There are about 30 species, perhaps to be reduced to 20, widely dispersed through tropical and subtropical regions, often described under the names Sponia and Celtis They are trees or tall shrubs, bearing alternate serrate leaves three-nerved at the base and nsually two-ranked. The flowers are borne in cymes nearly sessile in the axils, followed by small drupes often with the perianth and the involute style-branches persistent. T. micrantha, known in Jamaica as nettle-tree, is a rough-leaved shrub or small tree, widely diffused from Cuba to Brazil. Three species occur in Australia, and are known as hoop-ash; of these T. orientalis, a tree about 40 feet high with evergreen leaves silvery beneath, extends also to Ceylon, and is known as charcoal-tree in India, where it springs up profusely in deserted grounds.
- n. [lowercase] In anatomy:
- n. A foramen.
- n. The vulva.
- n. a diacritic consisting of two dots ( ¨ ) placed over a letter, used among other things to indicate umlaut or diaeresis.
- n. an evergreen tree of the family Ulmaceae that grows in tropical America and Africa and Asia
- Ancient Greek τρῆμα (trêma, "hole"), from τετραίνω (tetraínō, "perforate"), used for the dots on dice, via Dutch trema and French tréma. (Wiktionary)
“I always need something like a "smaller than" symbol or a "trema" symbol (double dot), so I alternate.”
“For example, when you are in babel's dutch language mode you can write twee "en in which" is a trema, which is not equivalent to twee\ "en, which is then (actually always) specifically an umlaut.”
“Probably because of that strange little trema (a French kind of umlaut or diaeresis) over the "e".”
“Hallelujah for script that schizophrenically mixes upper and lower case, and for the two dot umlaut-like trema over the i, and the acute accent mark over the final e in the word naïveté, and for the proper use of the word capitol, which has but a single proper use.”
“Similamente operando all 'artista ch' a l'abito dell 'arte e man che trema.”
“Io trema' (I replied out of the same opera) -- 'Io trema -- di te!”
“My X-trema cookware pots -- my mom sent them to me for Christmas, and now I use them for everything; sautÃ©ing, baking, and boiling!”
“The difference is that a trema disappears when the word is hyphenated at that specific letter, while an umlaut would stay.”
“The closest relative to this film would be the media-excavations of fellow Italians Quando l'occhio trema [When the eye trembles] is an explicit homage to Un Chien Andalou, but while that earlier film trades in nightmare logic and gender anxiety,”
“Copy from there, and what is pasted (on my machine) is a simple a without trema / umlaut.”
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