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 dendrite dendrite /ˈdɛndraɪt/

noun

  1. Short fiber that conducts toward the cell body of the neuron  ( dendrite , dendron )
    short fiber that conducts toward the cell body of the neuron
     The neuron's structure was clearly visible, especially the dendrite which conducts toward the cell body.
    The neuron's structure was clearly visible, especially the dendrite which conducts toward the cell body.


 hieratic hieratic /haɪəˈrætɪk/

adjective

  1. (fine arts) adhering to fixed types or methods; highly restrained and formal  ( hieratic )
    (fine arts) adhering to fixed types or methods; highly restrained and formal
     The more hieratic sculptures leave the viewer curiously unmoved
    the more hieratic sculptures leave the viewer curiously unmoved
  2. Written or belonging to a cursive form of ancient Egyptian writing  ( hieratic )
    written or belonging to a cursive form of ancient Egyptian writing
     Hieratic Egyptian script
    hieratic Egyptian script
  3. Associated with the priesthood or priests  ( hieratic , hieratical , priestly , sacerdotal )
    associated with the priesthood or priests
     Priestly (or sacerdotal) vestments
    priestly (or sacerdotal) vestments
     Hieratic gestures
    hieratic gestures

noun

  1. A cursive form of Egyptian hieroglyphics; used especially by the priests  ( hieratic , hieratic script )
    a cursive form of Egyptian hieroglyphics; used especially by the priests


 second base second base /ˈsɛkənd beɪs/

noun

  1. () The base that must be touched second by a base runner in baseball  ( second base )
    the base that must be touched second by a base runner in baseball
     The runner sprinted to second base after a solid hit.
    The runner sprinted to second base after a solid hit.
  2. The fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the second of the bases in the infield  ( second base , second )
    the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the second of the bases in the infield


 wittol wittol /ˈwɪtəl/

noun

  1. An archaic term for a cuckold who knows about his wife's infidelity but tolerates it  ( wittol )
    an archaic term for a cuckold who knows about his wife's infidelity but tolerates it
     In some old tales, the wittol would knowingly allow his wife's affairs, causing drama within the story.
    In some old tales, the wittol would knowingly allow his wife's affairs, causing drama within the story.