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 family tree family tree /ˈfæməli triː/

noun

  1. Successive generations of kin  ( family tree , genealogy )
    successive generations of kin


 photoflash photoflash /ˈfoʊtoʊˌflæʃ/

noun

  1. A lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph  ( flash , flash bulb [Archaic] , flash lamp , flashbulb [Archaic] , flashgun , photoflash )
    a lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph
     The flash on my camera isn't working properly
    The flash on my camera isn't working properly


 anamorphism anamorphism /əˈnæmɔːrˌfɪzm/

noun

  1. A distorted projection or perspective; especially an image distorted in such a way that it becomes visible only when viewed in a special manner  ( anamorphism , anamorphosis )
    a distorted projection or perspective; especially an image distorted in such a way that it becomes visible only when viewed in a special manner
  2. Metamorphism that occurs deep under the earth's surface; changes simple minerals into complex minerals  ( anamorphism )
    metamorphism that occurs deep under the earth's surface; changes simple minerals into complex minerals
  3. The evolution of one type of organism from another by a long series of gradual changes  ( anamorphism , anamorphosis )
    the evolution of one type of organism from another by a long series of gradual changes


 sureness sureness /ˈʃʊrnəs/

noun

  1. The quality of being steady and unfailing  ( sureness )
    the quality of being steady and unfailing
     Sureness of hand
    sureness of hand
  2. Freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities  ( self-assurance , sureness , authority , assurance , confidence , self-confidence )
    freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities
     His assurance in his superiority did not make him popular
    his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular
     After that failure he lost his confidence
    after that failure he lost his confidence
     She spoke with authority
    she spoke with authority