FACTOID # 11: Oklahoma has the highest rate of women in State or Federal correctional facilities.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > List of English suffixes

This is an incomplete list of suffixes in English. Note that this list includes only derivational suffixes (which form new words, often of a different part of speech) and suffixes which serve to mark the part of speech. It does not include the inflectional suffixes which only produce new forms of a word without changing the part of speech, eg -s for the plural of nouns. Suffix has meanings in linguistics, nomenclature and computer science. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... In linguistics, derivation is the process of creating new lexemes from other lexemes, for example, by adding a derivational affix. ... In grammar, a lexical category (also word class, lexical class, or in traditional grammar part of speech) is a linguistic category of words (or more precisely lexical items) that are usually defined by their particular syntactic or morphological behaviours. ... Inflection or inflexion refers to a modification or marking of a word (or more precisely lexeme) so that it reflects grammatical (i. ...

Suffix Part of speech Meaning Examples Effect on word stress
-able adj capable, can do usable, notable, comfortable Neutral
-ably adv notably, fashionably Neutral
-ad noun group triad, monad
-ade noun lemonade, accolade, blockade Stressed suffix
-age noun forming a noun marriage, mileage, garage Neutral
-agogy noun leading pedagogy, demagogy Stressed suffix
-al adj aspect of nominal, focal, (compare -ality) Neutral
-al noun abstract noun refusal Neutral
-ality noun property (aspect, behaviour, condition) of proportionality, sexuality (see -al and -ity) Stressed suffix
-an adj urban Neutral
-an adj, noun republican, Roman, veteran Neutral
-ance noun relevance, annoyance, repentance Neutral
-ancy noun pregnancy, redundancy, vacancy Neutral
-ant adj relevant, dominant, pleasant Neutral
-ant noun assitant, immigrant, inhabitant Neutral
-ar adj linear, alveolar Neutral
-ar noun beggar, liar Neutral
-ard noun drunkard, coward, wizard, steward Neutral
-ary adj ordinary, secondary, military Neutral
-ary noun dictionary, library, seminary Neutral
-arch noun ruler, leader monarch, tetrarch Neutral
-archy noun rule, leadership gynarchy, anarchy Neutral
-ate adj literate, desperate, fortunate Neutral
-ate noun certificate, advocate Neutral
-ate verb concentrate, oscillate Neutral
-athlon noun sporting event pentathlon, decathlon Stressed suffix
-ation noun state or concept of invitation, pronunciation, starvation Stressed suffix
-ation noun from verb with -ate, state or concept of concentration, oscillation, narration Stressed suffix
-ative adj talkative, lucrative, affirmative Neutral
-atory noun laboratory, conversatory
-cele, -coele, -coel noun body cavity mucocoel or mucocoele
-cele noun tumor, hernia hydatidocele
-centesis noun puncturing amniocentesis, rachicentesis
-cephalic adj relating to the head anencephaly, macrocephaly
-chondrion noun small grainlike structure mitochondrion
-cide noun murder, killing agent suicide, vespacide, regicide, fratricide Neutral
-city noun practice atrocity
-cy noun expressing the quality of an adjective diplomacy, literacy, idiocy Neutral
-cycle noun circle, cycle, unit of radio frequency epicycle, hydrocycle Neutral
-dom noun state or condition of freedom, boredom, kingdom Neutral
-ectasia, -ectasis noun stretching out brochiectasis, telangiectasia
-ectomy noun surgical removal laryngectomy, vasectomy Stressed suffix
-ed adj bored, tiled Neutral
-ee noun changes verb to a noun (the object of that verb) employee, referee, payee Stressed suffix
-eer adj engineer, overseer Stressed suffix
-eme noun linguistic unit lexeme, phoneme, morpheme
-emia noun blood condition leukemia, anaemia Stressed suffix
-en adj golden, wooden, written, frozen Neutral
-en verb lessen, deafen, frighten Neutral
-enchyma noun cellular tissue mesenchyma, karyenchyma
-ence noun independence, violence, absence Neutral
-ency noun frequency, clemency, consistency Neutral
-ent adj different, excellent, independent Neutral
-ent noun resident, regent, superintendent Neutral
-eous adj courteous Neutral
-er noun changes verb to noun (the subject of that verb, see also -or) write, writer Neutral
-ergy noun work energy, synergy
-ern adj direction western, northern Neutral
-ery noun slavery, machinery, nunnery Neutral
-ese adj, noun nationality, language Chinese, Lebanese, Portuguese Stressed suffix
-esque adj in the style of Pythonesque, Romanesque, picturesque Stressed suffix
-ess noun female actress, waitress, stewardess, priestess Neutral
-esthesis, -esthesia noun sensation, feeling synesthesia, kinesthesis Stressed suffix
-etic adj energetic, sympathetic, frenetic
-ette noun small ~ diskette, statuette, usherette Stressed suffix
-fare noun how things are going / coming along welfare, fanfare, warfare Stressed suffix
-ful adj full of, having some or much hopeful, useful Neutral
-gate noun a scandal, often political (back-formed from the Watergate scandal) Watergate, nipplegate Neutral
-gnosis noun knowing prognosis, diagnosis Stressed suffix
-gon noun angle polygon, pentagon Neutral
-gry noun adjective form of only 2 or 3 nouns in the English language anger, hunger Neutral
-hedron noun seat, face icosahedron, tetrahedron Stressed suffix
-holic adj love, addiction alcoholic Stressed suffix
-hood noun state/condition of, a group sharing characteristics brotherhood, adulthood, falsehood Neutral
-iable adj sociable Stress on previous syllable
-ial adj special, filial, remedial Stress on previous syllable
-ian adj mammalian Stress on previous syllable
-ian adj, noun Brazilian, Christian Stress on previous syllable
-ian noun librarian, barbarian, physician Stress on previous syllable
-iant adj deviant, defiant Stress on previous syllable
-iary adj tertiary Stress on previous syllable
-iate verb asphyxiate, deviate Stress on previous syllable
-ible adj capable, can do (same as -able) incredible, terrible, visible
-ibly adv incredibly, responsibly, terribly Stress on previous syllable
-ic adj (adjective) neurotic, electronic, historic Stress on previous syllable
-ical adj historical, phonological, economical Stress on previous syllable
-ics noun the study of Physics,Aerodynamics,Forensics, economics Stress on previous syllable
-id adj (categorical) property (aspect) of hominid, tepid, candid, fervid (compare -al)
-iency noun expedieny Stress on previous syllable
-ient adj salient, sentient, expedient Stress on previous syllable
-ier noun cashier, financier, gondolier Stress on previous syllable
–ify, –fy verb to become, make clarify, specify, basify, vilify Stress on previous syllable
-ile adj tactile, facile, volatile Neutral
-illion large numbers million, billion
-ious adj delicious, ambitious, religious, vivacious Stress on previous syllable
-ing noun noun from verb, in the process of doing, acting Neutral
-ing noun bedding, stuffing, roofing Neutral
-ion noun action, companion
-ish adj adjective from noun; sort of; approximately foolish, selfish, greenish, tallish Stress on previous syllable
-ish adj, noun nationality, language Spanish, Turkish, English Stress on previous syllable
-ism noun doctrine, act, practice, condition Protestantism, alcoholism, Buddhism, southernism Neutral
-ist noun person dentist, socialist, cellist Neutral
-ista adept fashionista
-ite noun member of a group socialite, Carmelite Neutral
-itis noun disease, inflammation hepatitis, gingivitis Stressed suffix
-itive adj sensitive Neutral
-itude noun attitude, gratitude, Beatitude Stress on previous syllable
-ity noun expressing state or condition normality, formality, banality Stress on previous syllable
-ium noun metallic element (exception: helium) sodium, Calcium Stress on previous syllable
-ive adj make the noun an adjective defensive, aggressive, passive Neutral
-ization or -isation noun organization, categorization Neutral
-ize or -ise verb to cause, to be, to become materialize, idolize Neutral
-izzle used for hip hop slang Americizzle
-kinesis noun movement (ability thereof) telekinesis
-less adj lack of homeless, useless, careless Neutral
-let noun diminutive, or denoting a relation to some part of the body ringlet, hamlet, anklet Neutral
-like adj having the qualities of childlike Neutral
-ling noun smaller, younger, cuter or weaker version of the noun root OR sharing an identity or quality of the noun root (e.g. as a follower) darling, duckling, earthling, sapling Neutral
-ly adj -like, having the attributes of stately, monthly Neutral
-ly adv -like, having the attributes of quickly Neutral
-man noun person fireman, statesman Neutral
-mancy noun divination by crystallomancy, bibliomancy, necromancy Neutral
-mania noun an irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action kleptomania, megalomania, mythomania Stressed suffix
-ment noun abstract noun movement, amazement, government Neutral
-meter noun measuring device barometer, thermometer
-metry noun measure symmetry, geometry, isometry
-mony noun testimony, ceremony Neutral
-morphism noun form isomorphism, homomorphism
-most adj utmost, innermost Neutral
-ness noun abstract noun kindness, ruthlessness, darkness Neutral
-nik noun Slavic origin; corresponds to "-er" otkaznik, beatnik
-ocracy noun system of government kakistocracy, democracy, androcracy Stressed suffix
-ogram noun writing, description ideogram Stressed suffix
-ography noun study of stenography, geography Stressed suffix
-oid adj resembling solenoid, hominoid
-oid noun resembling planetoid
-ologist noun one who studies a scientific subject archaeologist Stressed suffix
-ology study, science biology, psychology, planetology Stressed suffix
-ome noun subject of an "-omics" genome
-omics noun study of rules proteomics, economics Stressed suffix
-onomy noun knowledge of astronomy Stressed suffix
-onym noun name, word antonym, consonym, heteronym
-or noun changes verb to noun (see also -er), person actor, governor Neutral
-or or -our noun candor, fervour, color
-ory adj auditory, sensory Neutral
-ory noun history, repository
-ose adj full of, like, given to; carbohydrates, protein derivatives verbose; globose
-osis noun process, action, formation, diseased condition mitosis, osmosis, ostosis, psychosis
-ous adj adjectival suffix porous, disastrous, nervous Neutral
-phagy, -phagia noun eating monophagy
-philia noun attraction hemophilia
-phobia noun fear acrophobia, mysophobia
-phone noun, adj sound, audio; speaker of a language telephone, homophone; Anglophone Neutral
-phyte noun plant, used in botany to create terms which categorise plants based on their life-history, growth-form or ecological preferences therophyte, halophyte
-polis noun referring to city or big area Metropolis
-science adj knowing omniscience
-scope noun from Greek skopos, view; instrument for viewing and observing spaces microscope, telescope
-script noun written manuscript, transcript
-ship noun abstract noun, state of being friendship, relationship, dictatorship Neutral
-sion noun noun that has been altered from a process decision, illusion Stress on previous syllable
-some adj tiresome, awesome, fulsome Stress on previous syllable
-stan noun land, country Afghanistan
-ster noun person youngster, gangster Neutral
-t adj burnt, spoilt Neutral
-th, -eth adj ordinal number tenth, millionth, twentieth
-th noun forming a noun growth, health, depth, strength
-tion noun noun that has been altered from a process evaporation, introduction Stress on previous syllable
-tom, -tome noun part or segment dermatome
-tropism noun to turn phototropism
-ty noun certainty, loyalty Neutral
-uary noun sanctuary, mortuary
-ulent adj turbulent, fraudulent
-uous adj tempestuous, unctuous, sensuous Neutral
-ure noun failure, exposure, temperature Neutral
-us noun inflammation ulcus
-ville noun city, town from French Nashville
-vore, -vorous noun / adj to devour carnivore, herbivore
-ward or -wards adj, adv direction southward, inward, upward Neutral
-ware noun software hardware, software, freeware
-ways adj sideways, longways Neutral
-wise adj direction clockwise, lengthwise Neutral
-wright noun person who makes playwright, wheelwright, shipwright
-y adj having the quality of, inclined to runny, messy, chewy Neutral

Triad (Simplified Chinese: 三合会; Traditional Chinese: 三合會; Pinyin: Sānhéhuì; literally Triad Society) is a collective term that describes many branches of an underground society and organizations based in Hong Kong and also operating in Macao, Taiwan, Mainland China, and Chinatowns in Europe, North America, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. ... The word monad comes from the Greek word μονάς (from the word μόνος, which means one, single, unique) and has had many meanings in different contexts in philosophy, mathematics, computing and music: Among the Pythagoreans (followers of Pythagoras) the monad was the first thing that came... Typical North American lemonade. ... This article is about the video game developer. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... A Frequent Flyer Program is a service offered by many airlines to reward customer loyalty. ... Pedagogy is the art or science of teaching. ... Demagogy is the set of methods used by demagogues. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... The word proportionality may have one of a number of meanings: In mathematics, proportionality is a mathematical relation between two quantities. ... Look up Sex on Wiktionary, the free dictionary A sex is one of two specimen categories of species that recombine their genetic material in order to reproduce, a process called genetic recombination. ... Look up monarch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A tetrarch is a Greek term that strictly identifies one of four governors of a divided province. ... Government by women see also Matriarchy Categories: Substubs ... The pentathlon (as opposed to the modern pentathlon) was an athletics event in the Olympic Games and other Panhellenic Games of Ancient Greece. ... A decathlon is a sportive contest made up of 10 events. ... In chemistry, concentration is the measure of how much of a given substance there is mixed with another substance. ... Oscillation is the periodic variation, typically in time, of some measure as seen, for example, in a swinging pendulum. ... Amniocentesis is a medical procedure used for prenatal diagnosis, in which from the amnion around a developing fetus a small amount of amniotic fluid is extracted. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Baby with Anencephaly in Nepal Anencephaly is a cephalic disorder that results from a neural tube defect that occurs when the cephalic (head) end of the neural tube fails to close, usually between the 23rd and 26th day of pregnancy, resulting in the absence of a major portion of the... Macrocephaly, a type of cephalic disorder, is a condition in which the head circumference is larger than average for the age and sex of the infant or child. ... This article contains material from the Science Primer published by the NCBI, which, as a US government publication, is in the public domain at http://www. ... Suicide (from Latin sui caedere, to kill oneself) is the act of willfully ending ones own life. ... A vespacide is a substance (or person) that kills wasps. ... The broad definition of regicide is the deliberate killing of a king, or the person responsible for it. ... Fratricide (from the Latin word frater, meaning: brother) is the act of a person killing his or her brother. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Mental retardation (abbreviated as MR), is a term for a pattern of persistently slow learning of basic motor and language skills (milestones) during childhood, and a significantly below-normal intellectual capacity as an adult. ... In the Ptolemaic system of astronomy, the epicycle (literally: on the cycle in Greek) was a geometric model to explain the variations in speed and direction of the apparent motion of the Moon, Sun, and planets. ... Freedom as concept may refer to: Freedom (philosophy) Freedom (political) Freedom (as a proper noun) may refer to: Freedom Magazine, a Scientology publication Freedom newspaper, a British anarchist newspaper Space Station Freedom, the name of a NASA project which later became the International Space Station Freedom Yachts, a company based... Places where monarchies maintain rule appear in blue. ... Telangiectasias Are small enlarged blood vessels near the surface of the skin, usually they measure only a few millimetres. ... Laryngectomy the surgical removal of the larynx and separation of the airway from the mouth, nose and esophagus. ... For the process of removing or killing all microorganisms from an object, see Sterilization (microbiology). ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... A referee is a person who has authority to make decisions about play in many sports. ... Definition A lexeme is an abstract unit of morphological analysis in linguistics, that roughly corresponds to a set of words that are the same in basic meaning. ... In human language, a phoneme is a set of phones (speech sounds or sign elements) that are cognitively equivalent. ... In Morpheme-based morphology, a morpheme is the smallest language unit that carries a semantic interpretation. ... Leukemia or leukaemia (see spelling differences) is a cancer of the blood or bone marrow characterized by an abnormal proliferation of blood cells, usually white blood cells (leukocytes). ... This article discusses the medical condition. ... Writing is the process of inscribing characters on a medium, with the intention of forming words and other larger language constructs. ... The term writer can apply to anyone who creates a written work, but the word more usually designates those who write creatively or professionally, or those who have written in many different forms. ... Synergy or synergism most often refers to the phenomenon of two or more discrete influences or agents acting in common to create an effect which is greater than the sum of the effects each is able to create independently. ... Monty Pythons Flying Circus (aka Flying Circus or MPFC, known during the fourth season as Monty Python) was the popular BBC sketch comedy show from Monty Python. ... Interior of the Saint-Saturnin church St-Sernin basilica, Toulouse, 1080 – 1120: elevation of the east end Romanesque sculpture, cloister of St. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... A waiter is a person who waits on tables, often at a restaurant. ... Flight attendants, formerly called sky girls, air hostesses, stewardesses and stewards hold the primary responsibility for the safety and comfort of airline passengers. ... Roman Catholic priest A priest or priestess is a holy man or woman who takes an officiating role in worship of any religion, with the distinguishing characteristic of offering sacrifices. ... Note: there is also an industrial music band called Synæsthesia. ... Proprioception (from Latin proprius, meaning ones own and perception) is the sense of the position of parts of the body, relative to other neighbouring parts of the body. ... Following the U.S. Watergate scandal in the 1970s, in which presidential prerogatives of the Nixon administration collided with the U.S. Constitution in a genuinely important crisis, the suffix -gate has been used to name various other scandals, some of which were distinctly minor affairs, as the following list... In etymology, the process of back-formation is the creation of a neologism by reinterpreting an earlier word as a compound and removing the spuriously supposed affixes. ... The term Watergate refers to a series of events, spanning from 1972 to 1974, that began with U.S. President Nixons administrations abuse of power toward the goal of undermining political opposition in the public anti-war movement and the Democratic Party. ... The term Watergate refers to a series of events, spanning from 1972 to 1974, that began with U.S. President Nixons administrations abuse of power toward the goal of undermining political opposition in the public anti-war movement and the Democratic Party. ... Janet Jackson performs at the Super Bowl XXXVIII Halftime Show. ... ... Diagnosis (from the Greek words dia = by and gnosis = knowledge) is the process of identifying a disease by its signs, symptoms and results of various diagnostic procedures. ... Look up Polygon in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... In geometry, a pentagon is any five-sided polygon. ... It has been suggested that Irrational anger be merged into this article or section. ... For the 1983 horror film, see The Hunger. ... An icosahedron [ËŒaıkÉ™sÉ™hiːdrÉ™n] noun (plural: -drons, -dra [-drÉ™]) is a polyhedron having 20 faces, but usually a regular icosahedron is meant. ... A tetrahedron (plural: tetrahedra) is a polyhedron composed of four triangular faces, three of which meet at each vertex. ... A cartoonish version of the heart, a frequent modern symbol of love. ... Addiction is a compulsion to repeat a behaviour regardless of its consequences. ... This article needs cleanup. ... Brotherhood has multiple meanings: Siblings: The relationship between male offspring, Fraternity: Sodality, or people engaged in a particular occupation; the medical fraternity Brotherhood: The feeling that men should treat one another as brothers Labor union: Union, trade union, brotherhood, an organization of employees formed to bargain with an employer Brotherhood... An adjective is a part of speech which modifies a noun, usually describing it or making its meaning more specific. ... A neurosis, in psychoanalytic theory, is an ineffectual coping strategy that Sigmund Freud suggested was caused by emotions from past experience overwhelming or interfering with present experience. ... Look up Electronic in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Physics is the science of Nature. ... This article is about the branch of Physics. ... Forensic science (often shortened to forensics) is the application of a broad spectrum of sciences to answer questions of interest to the legal system. ... One million (1000000), one thousand thousand, is the natural number following 999999 and preceding 1000001. ... The word billion and its equivalents in other languages refer to one of two different numbers, depending on whether the writer is using the long or short scale. ... Do can refer to: In English, do is a verb whose use as an auxiliary verb is often grammatically required for negation and for interrogative sentences. ... Acting is the work of an actor, a person in theatre, film, or any other storytelling medium who tells the story by portraying a character and, usually, speaking or singing the written text or play. ... Protestantism is a movement within Christianity, representing the splitting away from the Roman Catholic Church during the mid-to-late Renaissance in Europe—a period known as the Protestant Reformation. ... Alcoholism is a powerful craving for alcohol which often results in the compulsive consumption of alcohol. ... Buddhism is a religion and philosophy focusing on the teachings of the Buddha Śākyamuni (Siddhārtha Gautama), who probably lived in the 6th century BCE. Buddhism spread throughout the ancient Indian sub-continent in the five centuries following the Buddhas death, and propagated into Central, Southeast, and East Asia... X-rays can reveal if a person has cavities Dentistry is the practical application of knowledge of dental science (the science of placement, arrangement, function of teeth) to human beings. ... Fashionista is an alternative/fusion band from Hong Kong, formed in 2004 by Indrayudh Shome and Daniel Rolnik in Cambridge, MA. In April 2005, Shome orchestrated a collection of demos he and Rolnik had made over the past 10 months and put them together in a full length release aptly... Hepatitis is a gastroenterological disease, featuring inflammation of the liver. ... Gingivitis is the inflammation of the gums (gingiva) around the teeth. ... See: Aircraft attitude Attitude (magazine) Attitude (album) Attitude (psychology) Propositional attitude This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The Beatitudes (from Latin, beatitudo, happiness) is the name given to a well-known, and to some, such as Henri Nouwen, definitive and central, portion of the Sermon on the Mount, recorded in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke. ... Normality can mean Normality (chemistry) Normality (statistics) Used in the English language: Being normal. ... A formality is an established procedure or set of specific behaviors and utterances, conceptually similar to a ritual although typically secular and less involved. ... General Name, Symbol, Number sodium, Na, 11 Chemical series alkali metals Group, Period, Block 1, 3, s Appearance silvery white Atomic mass 22. ... General Name, Symbol, Number calcium, Ca, 20 Chemical series alkaline earth metals Group, Period, Block 2, 4, s Appearance silvery white Atomic mass 40. ... -izzle is an English suffix used for pop-culture hip hop slang. ... Psychokinesis (literally mind-movement) or PK is the more commonly used term today for what in the past was known as telekinesis (literally distant-movement). It refers to the psi ability to influence the behavior of matter by mental intention (or possibly some other aspect of mental activity) alone. ... Binomial name Aphantopus hyperantus (Linnaeus, 1758) The Ringlet (Aphantopus hyperantus) is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. ... A detail of the engraving of Daniel Maclises 1842 painting The Play-scene in Hamlet, portraying the moment when the guilt of Claudius is revealed. ... An anklet, or ankle bracelet, is an ornament worn around the ankle. ... Darling can refer to: Darling, a 1965 movie The Darling River in Australia Grace Darling, of shipwreck rescue fame Ralph Darling, former governor of New South Wales, Australia Joe Darling, Australian cricket captain, 1899-1905 Captain Kevin Darling, a character in the TV series Blackadder Alistair Darling, British politician brothers... The word duck was also used as slang for the WWII amphibious vehicle called a DUKW. It is also a cricketing term denoting a batsman being dismissed with a score of zero; see golden duck. ... The word earthling refers to a being of terrestrial or terran origin, specifically of Earth. ... This article is about the biological organisms known as trees. ... The term Fireman can refer to: A firefighter. ... The term statesman is a respectful term used to refer to diplomats, politicians, and other notable figures of state. ... Crystallomancy, or crystal gazing, is a method of divination of distant or future events by gazing into a crystal. ... Bibliomancy is a form of divination that seeks to know the future by randomly selecting a passage from a book, frequently a sacred text. ... Necromancy (Latin necromantia, Greek νεκρομαντία nekromantía) is a form of divination in which the practitioner seeks to summon the spirits of the dead in order to gain knowledge of future events from them. ... Kleptomania (word of Greek origin) is an inability to resist impulses of stealing. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Narcissistic personality disorder. ... In psychology, mythomania (also known as mitomania, pseudologia phantastica, or pathological lying) is a condition involving compulsive lying by a person with no obvious source of motivation. ... Schematic drawing of a simple mercury barometer with vertical mercury column and reservoir at base Table of Pneumaticks, 1728 Cyclopaedia A barometer is an instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure. ... A thermometer is a device which measures temperature or temperature gradient, using a variety of different principles. ... Square with symmetry group D4 Symmetry is a characteristic of geometrical shapes, equations, and other objects; we say that such an object is symmetric with respect to a given operation if this operation, when applied to the object, does not appear to change it. ... Table of Geometry, from the 1728 Cyclopaedia. ... In mathematics, an isometry, isometric isomorphism or congruence mapping is a distance-preserving isomorphism between metric spaces. ... In mathematics, an isomorphism (in Greek isos = equal and morphe = shape) is a kind of mapping between objects, devised by Eilhard Mitscherlich, which shows a relation between two properties or operations. ... In abstract algebra, a homomorphism is a structure-preserving map. ... Beatnik cartoon The term beatnik was first coined by Herb Caen in an article published by the San Francisco Chronicle on April 2, 1958. ... Kakistocracy is derived from the Greek kakistos, the superlative of kakos (κακός) meaning bad. ... Androcracy or andrarchy is a form of government in which the government rulers are men. ... A Chinese character. ... Shorthand is a writing method that can be done at speed because an abbreviated or symbolic form of language is used. ... A solenoid is a loop of wire, often wrapped around a metallic core, which produces a magnetic field when an electrical current is passed through it. ... Families Hylobatidae Hominidae Apes are the members of the Hominoidea superfamily of primates, including humans. ... Archaeology or sometimes in American English archeology (from the Greek words αρχαίος = ancient and λόγος = word/speech) is the study of human cultures through the recovery, documentation and analysis of material remains, including architecture, artefacts, biofacts, human remains, and landscapes. ... Planetary science, also known as planetology or planetary astronomy, is the science of planets and the solar system, and incorporates an interdisciplinary approach drawing from diverse sciences. ... In biology the genome of an organism is the whole hereditary information of an organism that is encoded in the DNA (or, for some viruses, RNA). ... Proteomics is the large-scale study of proteins, particularly their structures and functions. ... Buyers bargain for good prices while sellers put forth their best front in Chichicastenango Market, Guatemala. ... Radio telescopes are among many different tools used by astronomers Astronomy (Greek: αστρονομία = άστρον + νόμος, astronomia = astron + nomos, literally, law of the stars) is the science of celestial objects and phenomena that originate outside the Earths atmosphere, such as stars, planets, comets, auroras, galaxies, and the cosmic background radiation. ... Antonyms, from the Greek anti (against) and onoma (name) are word pairs that are opposite in meaning, such as hot and cold, fat and thin, and up and down. ... Heteronym may refer to: One of two or more words spelled alike that differ in pronunciation and meaning; One or more imaginary character(s) created by a poet, to write in different styles. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... HI A governor is also, a monkey who is smart and can fly like a penguin is a device that regulates the speed of a machine. ... For other senses of this word, see history (disambiguation). ... A repository is a central place where data is stored and maintained. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Figure 1a: A human brain, with the cerebellum in purple. ... Light micrograph of a newt kidney cell in early anaphase of mitosis. ... Osmosis is the diffusion of water through a selectively-permeable membrane from a region of high solvent potential to a region of low solvent potential. ... Psychosis is a generic psychiatric term for a mental state in which thought and perception are severely impaired. ... Phagy or phagia is an ecological term that is used to identify particular nutritional systems. ... Haemophilia or hemophilia is the name of any of several hereditary genetic illnesses that impair the bodys ability to control bleeding. ... Acrophobia (from Greek ἄκρος, meaning summit) is an extreme or irrational fear of heights. ... The English suffix -phobia is used to describe fear or hatred (the latter is often ignored) of a particular thing or subject. ... The telephone or phone (Greek: tele = far away and phone = voice) is a telecommunications device which is used to transmit and receive sound (most commonly voice and speech) across distance. ... Homonyms (in Greek homoios = identical and onoma = name) are words which have the same form (orthographic/phonetic) but unrelated meaning. ... An anglophone is someone who speaks English natively or by adoption. ... A therophyte is a plant which survives unfavourable seasons in the form of seeds, and completes its life-cycle during favourable seasons. ... A halophyte is a plant that naturally grows where it is affected by salinity in the root area or by salt spray, such as in saline semi-deserts, mangrove swamps, marshes and sloughs, and seashores. ... A metropolis (in Greek metera = mother and polis = city/town) is a major city (in most cases with a population of at least one million), which is a significant economical and cultural center for some country or larger region, and usually an important hub for international connections and communications. ... Omniscience is the capacity to know everything, or at least everything that can be known about a character/s including thoughts, feelings, etc. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... 50 cm refracting telescope at Nice Observatory. ... A manuscript (Latin manu scriptus, written by hand), strictly speaking, is any written document that is put down by hand, in contrast to being printed or reproduced some other way. ... Transcript can have several meanings depending on the context used. ... Friendship is a relationship which involves mutual knowledge, esteem, and affection. ... See: relational model personal relationship mathematical relationship, including: inverse relationship direct relationship relation (mathematics). ... It has been suggested that Dictator be merged into this article or section. ... A male Caucasian toddler child A child (plural: children) is a young human. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... In mathematics, arithmetic or plain old numbers a tenth is one part of a unit or one divided equally into ten parts. ... One millionth is equal to 0. ... Growth can refer to: Auxology Bacterial growth Cell growth Economic growth For financial growth due to simple interest or compound interest see Interest Exponential growth Fungal growth Logistic growth Growth hormone Personal growth Population growth Tumours can sometimes be referred to as a growth This is a disambiguation page: a... Evaporation is one of the two forms of vaporization. ... Dermatome has three meanings: in surgery, a surgical instrument used for slicing skin in order to perform skin grafts. ... Phototropism or heliotropism are botanical terms for an organism response to light (in the case of heliotropism, specifically the light from the Sun). ... For other cities named Nashville, see Nashville (disambiguation). ... The lion is a well-known, truly carnivorous member of the order Carnivora. ... A deer and two fawns feeding on some foliage In zoology, an herbivore is an animal that is adapted to eat primarily plant matter (rather than meat). ... Hardware is the general term that is used to describe physical artifacts of a technology. ... Computer software (or simply software) refers to one or more computer programs and data held in the storage of a computer for some purpose. ... Freeware is copyrighted computer software which is made available free of charge, as opposed to shareware where the user is required to pay. ...

See also

A large portion of the technical and scientific lexicon of English and other Western European languages consists of classical compounds. ... The study of place names is called toponymy; for a more detailed examination of this subject in relation to British place names please refer to British toponymy. ... 1 Some morphemes demonstrate high allomorphy, usually completely assimilating a following consonant. ... Surgical procedures have long and possibly daunting names. ...

External links

  • Acsmedicalbilling.com Medwords (PDF document)

  Results from FactBites:
 
Standards of Learning for English (8333 words)
English Standards of Learning English Standards of Learning Goals The goals of English education are to teach students to read and to prepare students to participate in society as literate citizens, equipped with the ability to communicate effectively in their communities, in the work place, and in postsecondary education.
English Standards of Learning Kindergarten The kindergarten student will be immersed in a literature-rich environment to develop oral language skills and an appreciation for literature.
English Standards of Learning Grade Eleven The eleventh-grade student will be able to make and analyze persuasive oral presentations, with attention to the accuracy of evidence and the effectiveness of delivery.
English Language - MSN Encarta (1127 words)
English Language, primary language of the majority of people in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, other former colonies of Britain, and territories of the United States.
Even in countries where English is not a primary or official language, it is taught as a foreign language and used as the language of technology and diplomacy.
English is spoken in more parts of the world than any other language and by more people than any other language except Chinese.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m