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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of decussate.

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Examples

  • This is a neat, finely-decussated, concolorous species, with the upper whorls nodulous from erosion, as in Vivipara praerosa, Gerst.

    The Journals of John McDouall Stuart

  • One managed a good snap at Moody's face before the pins from Ooljee's laser decussated its field, sending it flaring into oblivion.

    Cyber Way

  • The age is approaching when Dr. Johnson will define network as 'anything reticulated or decussated at equal distances with interstices between the intersections,' or will modify his hasty statement that Buckingham's comedy, the Rehearsal, had not 'wit enough to keep it sweet,' with the corrected version: 'It has not vitality enough to preserve it from putrefaction.'

    On Dictionaries

  • A net is a reticulated fabric, decussated at regular intervals.

    Deductive Logic

  • A network is anything _reticulated or decussated, with interstices at equal distances between the intersections_.

    Higher Lessons in English A work on english grammar and composition

  • The age is approaching when Dr. Johnson will define network as 'anything reticulated or decussated at equal distances with interstices between the intersections,' or will modify his hasty statement that Buckingham's comedy, the Rehearsal, had not 'wit enough to keep it sweet,' with the corrected version: 'It has not vitality enough to preserve it from putrefaction.'

    On Dictionaries

  • -- The crux decussata or decussated cross, so called from its resemblance to the Roman decussis or symbol for the numeral 10, is in shape like the Greek letter chi; it is also known as St. Andrew's Cross, because that

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery

  • Plato says that the "next power to the Supreme God was decussated, or figured in the shape of a cross, on the universe."

    The Freethinker's Text Book, Part II. Christianity: Its Evidences, Its Origin, Its Morality, Its History

  • Randall-Maciver and Wilkin illustrate a vertical loom in use among the Kabyles, _Libyan Notes_, London, 1901, Pl. IX., and although the details of the illustration are not clear the text indicates the existence of one heddle: "The warp is decussated by means of a horizontal rod and leashes."

    Ancient Egyptian and Greek Looms

  • Anything reticulated or decussated, at equal distances, with interstices between the intersections. '

    Life Of Johnson

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