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audiologist
noun see audiology
audiology
noun Date: 1946 a branch of science dealing with hearing; specifically therapy of individuals having impaired hearing • audiological also audiologic adjective • ...
audiometer
noun Date: 1879 an instrument used in measuring the acuity of hearing • audiometric adjective • audiometry noun
audiometric
adjective see audiometer
audiometry
noun see audiometer
audiophile
noun Date: 1951 a person who is enthusiastic about high-fidelity sound reproduction
audiotape
noun Date: 1958 a tape recording of sound
audiovisual
adjective Date: 1937 1. designed to aid in learning or teaching by making use of both hearing and sight 2. of or relating to both hearing and sight
audiovisuals
noun plural Date: 1955 audiovisual teaching materials (as filmstrips accompanied by recordings)
audit
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin auditus act of hearing, from audire Date: 15th century 1. a. a formal examination of an organization's or individual's ...
audit trail
noun Date: 1954 a record of a sequence of events (as actions performed by a computer) from which a history may be reconstructed
auditability
noun see audit II
auditable
adjective see audit II
auditee
noun see audit II
audition
I. noun Etymology: Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin audition-, auditio, from audire Date: 1599 1. the power or sense of hearing 2. the act of hearing; ...
auditor
noun Date: 14th century 1. a person authorized to examine and verify accounts 2. one who hears or listens; especially one who is a member of an audience 3. a person who ...
auditorily
adverb see auditory II
auditorium
noun (plural -riums or auditoria) Etymology: Latin, literally, lecture room Date: 1700 1. a room, hall, or building used for public gatherings 2. the part of a public ...
auditory
I. noun Etymology: Middle English auditorie, from Latin auditorium Date: 14th century 1. archaic audience 2. archaic auditorium II. adjective Etymology: Late Latin ...
auditory nerve
noun Date: 1713 either of the eighth pair of cranial nerves connecting the inner ear with the brain and transmitting impulses concerned with hearing and balance — see ear ...
auditory tube
noun Date: 1855 eustachian tube
Audubon
biographical name John James 1785-1851 American (Haitian-born) artist & ornithologist
Auerbach
biographical name Berthold 1812-1882 German novelist
auf Wiedersehen
interjection Etymology: German, literally, on seeing again Date: 1845 — used to express farewell
Aufklärung
noun Etymology: German Date: 1842 enlightenment 2
aug
abbreviation augmentative
Aug
abbreviation August
Augean
adjective Etymology: Latin Augeas, king of Elis, from Greek Augeias; from the legend that his stable, left neglected for 30 years, was finally cleaned by Hercules Date: 1599 ...
Augean stable
noun Date: 1622 a condition or place marked by great accumulation of filth or corruption
auger
noun Etymology: Middle English, alteration (resulting from false division of a nauger) of nauger, from Old English nafogār; akin to Old High German nabugēr auger, Old English ...
Auger effect
noun Etymology: Pierre V. Auger died 1993 French physicist Date: 1931 a process in which an atom that has been ionized through the emission of an electron with energy in the ...
Auger electron
noun Date: 1939 an electron emitted from an atom in the Auger effect
Auger electron spectroscopy
noun Date: 1970 an instrumental method for determining the chemical composition of a material's surface by means of analysis of the energies of Auger electrons emitted from the ...
Auger process
noun see Auger effect
Auger spectroscopy
noun see Auger electron spectroscopy
Aughrim
or Aghrim geographical name town W Ireland in E Galway
aught
I. pronoun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English āwiht, from ā ever + wiht creature, thing — more at aye, wight Date: before 12th century 1. anything 2. all, ...
Augier
biographical name Émile 1820-1889 French poet & dramatist
augite
noun Etymology: Latin augites, a precious stone, from Greek augitēs Date: 1804 1. a usually black or dark green mineral that consists of aluminous pyroxene and is found ...
augitic
adjective see augite
augment
I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French augmenter, from Late Latin augmentare, from Latin augmentum increase, from augēre to increase — more at eke Date: 14th ...
augmentation
noun Date: 14th century 1. a. the act or process of augmenting b. the state of being augmented 2. something that augments ; addition
augmentative
I. adjective Date: 15th century 1. able to augment 2. indicating large size and sometimes awkwardness or unattractiveness — used of words and affixes; compare ...
augmented
adjective Date: 1825 of a musical interval made one half step greater than major or perfect
augmented matrix
noun Date: circa 1949 a matrix whose elements are the coefficients of a set of simultaneous linear equations with the constant terms of the equations entered in an added column
augmenter
noun see augment I
augmentor
noun see augment I
Augrabies Falls
geographical name waterfall 480 feet (146 meters) Republic of South Africa in Orange River in Northern Cape province
Augsburg
geographical name city S Germany in Bavaria on the Lech population 256,877
augur
I. noun Etymology: Latin; akin to Latin augēre Date: 14th century 1. an official diviner of ancient Rome 2. one held to foretell events by omens II. verb Date: 1601 ...
augury
noun (plural -ries) Date: 14th century 1. divination from auspices or omens; also an instance of this 2. omen, portent
august
adjective Etymology: Latin augustus; akin to Latin augur Date: 1581 marked by majestic dignity or grandeur • augustly adverb • augustness noun
August
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English, from Latin Augustus, from Augustus Caesar Date: before 12th century the eighth month of the Gregorian calendar
Augusta
geographical name 1. city E Georgia on Savannah River coextensive with Richmond county population 199,775 2. city capital of Maine on the Kennebec population 18,560
Augustan
adjective Date: 1704 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Augustus Caesar or his age 2. of, relating to, or characteristic of the neoclassical period in England • ...
Augustine
I. biographical name Saint 354-430 church father; bishop of Hippo (396-430) II. biographical name also Austin Saint died 604 Apostle of the English 1st archbishop of ...
Augustinian
I. noun Date: 1534 1. a member of an Augustinian order; specifically a friar of the Hermits of St. Augustine founded in 1256 and devoted to educational, missionary, and ...
Augustinianism
noun see Augustinian II
augustly
adverb see august
augustness
noun see august
Augustus
biographical name 63 b.c.-a.d. 14 originally Gaius Octavius then Gaius Julius Caesar 1st Roman emperor (27 b.c.-a.d. 14)
auk
noun Etymology: Norwegian or Icelandic alk, alka, from Old Norse ālka Date: 1674 any of several black-and-white short-necked diving seabirds of the alcid family that breed in ...
auklet
noun Date: 1886 any of several small seabirds (especially genera Aethia and Ptychorhamphus) of the alcid family that occur along North Pacific coasts
Aulavik National Park
geographical name reservation NW Canada on N Banks Island
auld
adjective Date: 14th century chiefly Scottish old
auld lang syne
noun Etymology: Scots, literally, old long ago Date: 1692 the good old times
Aulis
geographical name harbor E Greece in Boeotia on Evripos Strait
Aung San Suu Kyi
biographical name 1945- Burmese human rights activist
Aunis
geographical name former province W France on Gironde Estuary & Bay of Biscay capital La Rochelle
aunt
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old French ante, from Latin amita; akin to Old High German amma mother, nurse, Greek amma nurse Date: 14th century 1. the sister of one's ...
Aunt Sally
noun (plural Aunt Sallies) Etymology: Aunt Sally, name given to an effigy of a woman smoking a pipe set up as an amusement attraction at English fairs for patrons to throw ...
aunthood
noun see aunt
auntie
noun Date: 1725 aunt
auntlike
adjective see aunt
auntly
adjective see aunt
aura
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin, puff of air, breeze, from Greek; probably akin to Greek aēr air Date: 1694 1. a. a subtle sensory stimulus (as an aroma) b. ...
aural
adjective Etymology: Latin auris ear — more at ear Date: 1773 of or relating to the ear or to the sense of hearing • aurality noun • aurally adverb
aurality
noun see aural
aurally
adverb see aural
Aurangabad
geographical name city W India in central Maharashtra ENE of Bombay population 573,272
Aurangzeb
biographical name — see ‘ālamgir
aurar
plural of eyrir
aurea mediocritas
foreign term Etymology: Latin the golden mean
aureate
adjective Etymology: Middle English aureat, from Medieval Latin aureatus decorated with gold, from Latin aureus Date: 15th century 1. of a golden color or brilliance 2. ...
Aurelian
biographical name circa A.D. 215-275 Lucius Domitius Aurelianus Roman emperor (270-275)
aureola
noun see aureole
aureole
or aureola noun Etymology: Middle English aureole heavenly crown worn by saints, from Medieval Latin aureola, from Latin, feminine of aureolus golden, diminutive of aureus Date: ...
Aurès
geographical name massif about 7600 feet (2316 meters) NE Algeria in Saharan Atlas
aureus
noun (plural aurei) Etymology: Latin, literally, golden, from aurum gold; akin to Old Prussian ausis gold Date: 1609 a gold coin of ancient Rome varying in weight from 1/30 to ...
auric
adjective Etymology: Latin aurum Date: circa 1828 of, relating to, or derived from gold
auricle
noun Etymology: Latin auricula, from diminutive of auris ear — more at ear Date: 15th century 1. a. an atrium of a heart b. pinna 1 c. an anterior ear-shaped pouch ...
auricula
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, external ear Date: 1655 a yellow-flowered Alpine primrose (Primula auricula)
auricular
adjective Date: 15th century 1. told privately 2. understood or recognized by the sense of hearing 3. of, relating to, or using the ear or the sense of hearing 4. ...
auriculate
adjective Date: 1711 having auricles
auriferous
adjective Etymology: Latin aurifer, from aurum + -fer -ferous Date: 1655 containing gold
Auriga
noun Etymology: Latin, literally, charioteer a constellation between Perseus and Gemini
Aurignac
geographical name village SW France SW of Toulouse
Aurignacian
adjective Etymology: French aurignacien, from Aurignac, France Date: 1909 of or relating to an Upper Paleolithic culture marked by finely made artifacts of stone and bone, ...
Aurillac
geographical name city S central France population 32,654
Auriol
biographical name Vincent 1884-1966 French politician; 1st president of 4th Republic (1947-54)
Aurobindo
biographical name Sri 1872-1950 originally Sri Aurobindo Ghose Indian seer, poet, & nationalist
aurochs
noun (plural aurochs) Etymology: German, from Old High German ūrohso, from ūro aurochs + ohso ox; akin to Old English ūr aurochs — more at ox Date: 1766 an extinct large ...
aurora
noun (plural auroras or aurorae) Etymology: Latin — more at east Date: 14th century 1. dawn 2. capitalized the Roman goddess of dawn — compare Eos 3. a luminous ...
Aurora
geographical name 1. city N central Colorado E of Denver population 276,393 2. city NE Illinois population 142,990 3. town Canada in SE Ontario population 40,167
aurora australis
noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, southern dawn Date: 1741 an aurora that occurs in earth's southern hemisphere — called also southern lights
aurora borealis
noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, northern dawn Date: 1717 an aurora that occurs in earth's northern hemisphere — called also northern lights
auroral
adjective see aurora
aurorean
adjective see aurora
Aus
abbreviation Austria; Austrian
AUS
abbreviation Army of the United States
Ausable
geographical name river 20 miles (32 kilometers) NE New York flowing E into Lake Champlain through Ausable Chasm gorge
Auschwitz
geographical name — see oswiecim
auscultate
transitive verb (-tated; -tating) Etymology: back-formation from auscultation Date: 1846 to examine by auscultation
auscultation
noun Etymology: Latin auscultation-, auscultatio act of listening, from auscultare to listen; akin to Latin auris ear — more at ear Date: 1821 the act of listening to sounds ...
auscultatory
adjective see auscultate
Ausculum Apulum
geographical name see Ascoli Satriano
auslander
noun Etymology: German Ausländer Date: 1936 outsider, foreigner
auspice
noun (plural auspices) Etymology: Latin auspicium, from auspic-, auspex diviner by birds, from avis bird + specere to look, look at — more at aviary, spy Date: 1533 1. ...
auspicious
adjective Date: 1593 1. affording a favorable auspice ; propitious 2. attended by good auspices ; prosperous Synonyms: see favorable • auspiciously adverb • ...
auspiciously
adverb see auspicious
auspiciousness
noun see auspicious
auspicium melioris aevi
foreign term Etymology: Latin an omen of a better age — motto of the Order of St. Michael and St. George
Aussie
noun Etymology: Australian + -ie Date: 1917 a native or inhabitant of Australia
aussitôt dit, aussitôt fait
foreign term Etymology: French no sooner said than done
Austen
biographical name Jane 1775-1817 English novelist
austenite
noun Etymology: French, from Sir W. C. Roberts-Austen died 1902 English metallurgist Date: 1901 a solid solution in iron of carbon and sometimes other solutes that occurs as a ...
austenitic
adjective see austenite
austere
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin austerus, from Greek austēros harsh, severe; akin to Greek hauos dry — more at sere Date: 14th century 1. ...
austerely
adverb see austere
austereness
noun see austere
austerity
noun (plural -ties) Date: 14th century 1. the quality or state of being austere 2. a. an austere act, manner, or attitude b. an ascetic practice 3. enforced or ...
Austerlitz
geographical name — see Slavkov
Austin
I. biographical name Alfred 1835-1913 English poet; laureate (1896-1913) II. biographical name John 1790-1859 English jurist III. biographical name John Langshaw 1911-1960 ...
Austinite
noun see Austin VI
Austr-
I. combining form or Austro- Etymology: Latin, from Austr-, Auster south wind south ; southern II. combining form or Austro- Etymology: probably from New Latin, from ...
Austral
abbreviation Australia
austral
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin australis, from Austr-, Auster Date: 14th century 1. of or relating to the Southern hemisphere 2. capitalized ...
Austral Islands
geographical name islands S Pacific S of Tahiti belonging to France population 6509
Australasia
geographical name Australia, New Zealand, & Melanesia • Australasian adjective or noun
Australasian
adjective or noun see Australasia
Australia
geographical name 1. continent of the eastern hemisphere SE of Asia & S of the equator area 2,948,366 square miles (7,665,751 square kilometers) 2. (or Commonwealth of ...
Australia Day
noun Date: 1911 a national holiday in Australia commemorating the landing of the British at Sydney Cove in 1788 and observed on the Monday of or next following January 26
Australian
I. adjective Date: 1814 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the continent or commonwealth of Australia, its inhabitants, or the languages spoken there 2. of, relating ...
Australian Alps
geographical name mountain range SE Australia in E Victoria & SE New South Wales forming S end of Great Dividing Range
Australian ballot
noun Date: 1888 an official ballot printed at public expense on which the names of all the candidates and proposals appear and which is distributed only at the polling place ...
Australian Capital Territory
or formerly Federal Capital Territory geographical name district SE Australia including two areas, one around Canberra & the other on Jervis Bay, surrounded by New South Wales ...
Australian cattle dog
noun Date: 1926 any of a breed of medium-sized dogs that were developed in Australia to herd cattle and that have upright ears and a red or blue mottled coat
Australian pine
noun Date: 1891 any of several casuarinas (especially Casuarina equisetifolia) now widely grown as ornamentals in warm regions
Australian Rules football
noun Date: 1904 a game resembling rugby that is played between two teams of 18 players on a field 180-190 yards long that has four goalposts at each end
Australian shepherd
noun Date: 1964 any of a breed of agile intelligent short-tailed working dogs developed in the United States for herding livestock
Australian terrier
noun Date: 1903 any of a breed of small rather short-legged wirehaired terriers of Australian origin usually having a tan and blue or sandy coat
Australianism
noun Date: 1883 a characteristic feature of Australian English
Australoid
adjective Etymology: Australia + English -oid Date: 1864 in some classifications of or relating to a racial group including the Australian aborigines and other peoples of ...
australopithecine
noun Etymology: ultimately from Latin australis + Greek pithēkos ape Date: 1943 any of a genus (Australopithecus) of extinct southern and eastern African hominids that ...
Austrasia
or Ostrasia geographical name the E dominions of the Merovingian Franks extending from the Meuse to the Bohemian Forest • Austrasian adjective or noun
Austrasian
adjective or noun see Austrasia
Austria
or German Österreich geographical name country central Europe in & N of E Alps with the Danube crossing it in N; a republic capital Vienna area 32,375 square miles (84,175 ...
Austria-Hungary
geographical name dual monarchy 1867-1918 central Europe including Bohemia, Moravia, Bukovina, Transylvania, Galicia, and what is now Austria, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, & NE ...
Austrian
adjective or noun see Austria
Austrian pine
noun Date: 1857 a tall European pine (Pinus nigra) widely cultivated for ornament and having needles in clusters of two
Austro-
I. combining form see Austr- I II. combining form see Austr- II
Austro-Hungarian
adjective or noun see Austria-Hungary
Austroasiatic
adjective Date: 1922 of, relating to, or constituting a family of languages of south and southeast Asia that includes Mon-Khmer and Munda as subfamilies
Austronesia
geographical name 1. the islands of the S Pacific 2. area extending from Madagascar through the Malay Peninsula & Archipelago to Hawaii & Easter Island
Austronesian
adjective Etymology: Austronesia, islands of the southern Pacific Date: 1925 of, relating to, or constituting a family of languages spoken in the area extending from ...
aut Caesar aut nihil
foreign term Etymology: Latin either a Caesar or nothing
aut Caesar aut nullus
foreign term Etymology: Latin either a Caesar or a nobody
aut vincere aut mori
foreign term Etymology: Latin either to conquer or to die
aut-
or auto- combining form Etymology: Greek, from autos same, -self, self 1. self ; same one 2. automatic ; self-acting
autacoid
noun Etymology: aut- + Greek akos remedy; probably akin to Old Irish ícc cure Date: 1914 a physiologically active substance (as serotonin, bradykinin, or angiotensin) ...
autarch
noun see autarchy II
autarchic
adjective Date: 1883 autarkic • autarchical adjective
autarchical
adjective see autarchic
autarchy
I. noun Etymology: by alteration Date: 1617 autarky II. noun (plural -chies) Etymology: Greek autarchia, from aut- + -archia -archy Date: 1665 absolute sovereignty ; ...
autarkic
adjective Date: 1936 of, relating to, or marked by autarky • autarkical adjective
autarkical
adjective see autarkic
autarky
noun Etymology: German Autarkie, from Greek autarkeia, from autarkēs self-sufficient, from aut- + arkein to defend, suffice — more at ark Date: 1657 1. self-sufficiency, ...
autecological
adjective see autecology
autecology
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1910 ecology dealing with individual organisms or individual species of organisms • autecological adjective
Auteuil
geographical name district in W Paris, France
auteur
noun Etymology: French, originator, author, from Old French autor, from Latin auctor — more at author Date: 1967 1. a film director whose practice accords with the auteur ...
auteur theory
noun Date: 1962 a view of filmmaking in which the director is considered the primary creative force in a motion picture
auteurist
adjective or noun see auteur
auth
abbreviation 1. authentic 2. author 3. authorized
authentic
adjective Etymology: Middle English autentik, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin authenticus, from Greek authentikos, from authentēs perpetrator, master, from aut- + -hentēs ...
authentically
adverb see authentic
authenticate
transitive verb (-cated; -cating) Date: 1652 to prove or serve to prove the authenticity of Synonyms: see confirm • authentication noun • authenticator noun
authentication
noun see authenticate
authenticator
noun see authenticate
authenticity
noun see authentic
author
I. noun Etymology: Middle English auctour, from Anglo-French auctor, autor, from Latin auctor promoter, originator, author, from augēre to increase — more at eke Date: 14th ...
authoress
noun Date: 15th century a woman or girl who is an author
authorial
adjective see author I
authorisation
British variant of authorization
authorise
British variant of authorize
authoritarian
adjective Date: 1879 1. of, relating to, or favoring blind submission to authority 2. of, relating to, or favoring a concentration of power in a leader or an elite not ...
authoritarianism
noun see authoritarian
authoritative
adjective Date: 1605 1. a. having or proceeding from authority ; official b. showing evident authority ; definitive 2. dictatorial 2 • authoritatively adverb ...
authoritatively
adverb see authoritative
authoritativeness
noun see authoritative
authority
noun (plural -ties) Etymology: Middle English auctorite, from Anglo-French auctorité, from Latin auctoritat-, auctoritas opinion, decision, power, from auctor Date: 13th ...
authorization
noun Date: 15th century 1. the act of authorizing 2. an instrument that authorizes ; sanction
authorize
transitive verb (-rized; -rizing) Date: 14th century 1. to establish by or as if by authority ; sanction 2. to invest especially with legal authority ; empower 3. ...
Authorized Version
noun Date: 1824 a revision of the English Bishops' Bible carried out under James I, published in 1611, and widely used by Protestants — called also King James Version
authorizer
noun see authorize
authorship
noun Date: 1710 1. the profession of writing 2. the source (as the author) of a piece of writing, music, or art 3. the state or act of writing, creating, or causing
autism
noun Date: 1948 a variable developmental disorder that appears by age three and is characterized by impairment of the ability to form normal social relationships, by impairment ...
autistic
adjective or noun see autism
autistically
adverb see autism
auto
I. noun (plural autos) Date: 1899 automobile II. adjective Date: 1942 automatic
auto-
— see aut-
auto-da-fé
noun (plural autos-da-fé) Etymology: Portuguese auto da fé, literally, act of the faith Date: 1723 the ceremony accompanying the pronouncement of judgment by the Inquisition ...
autoantibody
noun Date: circa 1910 an antibody active against a tissue constituent of the individual producing it
autobahn
noun Etymology: German, from Auto + Bahn road Date: 1939 a German, Swiss, or Austrian expressway
autobiographer
noun see autobiography
autobiographic
adjective see autobiography
autobiographical
adjective see autobiography
autobiographically
adverb see autobiography
autobiography
noun Date: 1771 the biography of a person narrated by himself or herself • autobiographer noun • autobiographical also autobiographic adjective • autobiographically ...
autobus
noun Etymology: auto + bus Date: 1899 omnibus 1
autocatalysis
noun (plural autocatalyses) Etymology: New Latin Date: 1891 catalysis of a reaction by one of its products • autocatalytic adjective • autocatalytically adverb
autocatalytic
adjective see autocatalysis
autocatalytically
adverb see autocatalysis
autocephalous
adjective Etymology: Late Greek autokephalos, from Greek aut- + kephalē head — more at cephalic Date: 1863 being independent of external and especially patriarchal ...
autocephaly
noun see autocephalous
autochthon
noun (plural -thons or autochthones) Etymology: Greek autochthōn, from aut- + chthōn earth — more at humble Date: 1590 one (as a person, plant, or animal) that is ...
autochthonous
adjective Date: 1805 1. indigenous, native 2. formed or originating in the place where found • autochthonously adverb
autochthonously
adverb see autochthonous
autoclave
I. noun Etymology: French, from aut- + Latin clavis key — more at clavicle Date: 1876 an apparatus in which special conditions (as high or low pressure or temperature) can ...
autocorrelation
noun Date: 1950 the correlation between paired values of a function of a mathematical or statistical variable taken at usually constant intervals that indicates the degree of ...
autocracy
noun (plural -cies) Date: 1655 1. the authority or rule of an autocrat 2. government in which one person possesses unlimited power 3. a community or state governed by ...
autocrat
noun Etymology: French autocrate, from Greek autokratēs ruling by oneself, absolute, from aut- + -kratēs ruling — more at -crat Date: 1803 1. a person (as a monarch) ...
autocratic
also autocratical adjective Date: 1823 1. of, relating to, or being an autocracy ; absolute 2. characteristic of or resembling an autocrat ; despotic • autocratically ...
autocratical
adjective see autocratic
autocratically
adverb see autocratic
autocrine
adjective Etymology: aut- + -crine (as in endocrine) Date: 1983 of, relating to, promoted by, or being a substance secreted by a cell and acting on surface receptors of the ...
autocross
noun Etymology: auto + motocross Date: 1963 an automobile gymkhana
autodidact
noun Etymology: Greek autodidaktos self-taught, from aut- + didaktos taught, from didaskein to teach Date: 1748 a self-taught person • autodidactic adjective
autodidactic
adjective see autodidact
autoecious
adjective Etymology: aut- + Greek oikia house — more at vicinity Date: circa 1882 passing through all life stages on the same host • autoeciously adverb • autoecism ...
autoeciously
adverb see autoecious
autoecism
noun see autoecious
autoerotic
adjective see autoeroticism
autoeroticism
also autoerotism noun Date: 1898 1. sexual feeling arising without known external stimulation 2. sexual gratification obtained solely through stimulation by oneself of ...
autoerotism
noun see autoeroticism
autoexposure
noun Date: 1969 a camera system that automatically adjusts the exposure according to ambient lighting
autogamous
adjective see autogamy
autogamy
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1877 self-fertilization: as a. pollination of a flower by its own pollen b. conjugation of two sister cells or ...
autogenic
adjective see autogenous
autogenous
also autogenic adjective Etymology: Greek autogenēs, from aut- + -genēs born, produced — more at -gen Date: 1846 1. produced independently of external influence or aid ; ...
autogenously
adverb see autogenous
autogeny
noun see autogenous
autogiro
or autogyro noun (plural -ros) Etymology: from Autogiro, a trademark Date: 1923 a rotary-wing aircraft that employs a propeller for forward motion and a freely rotating rotor ...
autograft
noun Date: circa 1913 a tissue or organ that is transplanted from one part to another of the same body • autograft transitive verb
autograph
I. noun Etymology: Late Latin autographum, from Latin, neuter of autographus written with one's own hand, from Greek autographos, from aut- + -graphos written — more at ...
autographic
adjective Date: 1810 of, relating to, or constituting an autograph • autographically adverb
autographically
adverb see autographic
autography
noun see autograph I
autogyro
noun see autogiro
Autoharp
trademark — used for a zither with button-controlled dampers for selected strings
autohypnosis
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1893 self-induced and usually automatic hypnosis • autohypnotic adjective
autohypnotic
adjective see autohypnosis
autoimmune
adjective Date: 1952 of, relating to, or caused by autoantibodies or T cells that attack molecules, cells, or tissues of the organism producing them • autoimmunity noun ...
autoimmunity
noun see autoimmune
autoimmunization
noun see autoimmune

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