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  • n. Plural form of phaenomenon.

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Examples

  • A similar phaenomena occurs when an island has been separated from a continent at a very early period.

    On the law which has regulated the introduction of new species

  • If we consider this argument from EDUCATION in a proper light, it will appear very convincing; and the more so, that it is founded on one of the most common phaenomena, that is any where to be met with.

    A Treatise of Human Nature

  • If we consider this argument from education in a proper light, 'twill appear very convincing; and the more so, that 'tis founded on one of the most common phaenomena, that is any where to be met with.

    A treatise of human nature

  • The central issue is a phaenomenon as opposed to a second level phaenomenon upon phaenomena and their erroneous ambiguity in common language when not careful.

    Science Friday tomorrow -- Monkey Girl, Flock of Dodos - The Panda's Thumb

  • If time and space are pure forms of perception, then they pertain to things only as they appear to us (i.e., to phaenomena) and not to things-in-themselves (nooumena).

    Martin Buber

  • All the phaenomena in nature are produced by motion.

    Berkeley, Laws of Nature, and Occasionalism

  • Our oldest farmers were not unacquainted with it in their earliest days, when it appeared among their farms without any deviation from the phaenomena which it now exhibits.

    On Vaccination Against Smallpox

  • The natural system of arrangement of organic beings, their geographical distribution, their geological sequence, the phaenomena of representative and substituted groups in all their modifications, and the most singular peculiarites of anatomical structure, are all explained and illustrated by it, in perfect accordance with the vast mass of facts which the researches of modern naturalists have brought together, and, it is believed, not materially opposed to any of them.

    Quote of the Day - 12 July 2005 - The Panda's Thumb

  • Contusions and lacerations are often attended with worse phaenomena, and with more fatal consequences, than fractures.

    The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

  • The same in time, including all the phaenomena of representative groups, and those which Professor

    On the law which has regulated the introduction of new species

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