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  • n. Plural form of fascicle.

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  • Murray held the reins from the 1880s and died in 1915, never living to see the complete version he was compiling with the help of kin and volunteer readers, though several "fascicles" did make into print.

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  • It wasn't until this cache of poems, sometimes called "fascicles," (booklets made by folding and sewing five or six sheets of stationery paper together) was found by Lavinia,

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  • Followed by a familiar title   First published in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1768; was published one section at a time, in "fascicles," over a three-year period, in Edinburgh,

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  • Light-emitting diodes LEDs represent various types of semiconductor devices that produce incoherent narrow-spectrum light fascicles when powered with a steady-state voltage electrical source, producing the effect known as electroluminescence.

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  • Working as quickly as Murray and his sub-editors and assistants could do — often 13 hours a day, it was nevertheless five years before the first published fascicle (A-Ant) came from the press in 1884, a “slender, somewhat undistinguished-looking paperback book,” the first of 128 such fascicles that would make up the entire dictionary.

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  • After 115 fascicles, 13 volumes, 15,000 pages, 55,000 entries, and 900,000 illustrative quotes compiled on over 3 million cards, the Middle English Dictionary was completed in 2001.

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  • His last done sheets lay loose, partly covering others that were clipped together into fascicles.

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  • The Foundation was originally intended to be distributed, in fascicles, to students attending his private lectures during his first two semesters at Jena, where the printed sheets could be subjected to analysis and questions and supplemented with oral explanations.

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  • DAVIESIA, JACKSONIA, and two or three dwarf species of ACACIA, one of which was very showy, about three feet high, with very small oblong, sericeous phyllodia, and globular heads of bright yellow flowers, produced in great abundance on axillary fascicles; also a very fine leguminous shrub, bearing the habit and appearance of

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  • While the three fascicles and prolegomenon offered here deal with issues relating to women during the Three States period, it has not been our intention to write a history of women.

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  • Emily Dickinson tied some of her poems in FASCICLES.

    April 23, 2009

  • From Apple's Dictionary - Powerbook G4

    fascicle |?fasik?l|

    noun

    1 (also fascicule |-?kyo?l|) a separately published installment of a book or other printed work.

    2 (also fasciculus |f??siky?l?s|) Anatomy & Biology a bundle of structures, such as nerve or muscle fibers or conducting vessels in plants.

    DERIVATIVES

    fascicled adjective

    fascicular |f??siky?l?r| adjective

    fasciculate |f??siky??l?t; -y?lit| adjective

    ORIGIN late 15th cent. (sense 2) : from Latin fasciculus, diminutive of fascis ‘bundle.’?

    April 23, 2009