Funis

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Funis A cord; specifically, the umbilical cord or navel string.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n funis In anatomy, same as funiculus, 5 .
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., a rope.

Usage

In literature:

They are always funy and making fun of boy's hands and they say how dirty.
"What Is Man? And Other Stories" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
The accompanying illustrations show the different ways in which the funis may be coiled, the coils sometimes being as many as 8.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
They are al-ways funy and making fun of boys hands and they say how dirty.
"Little Masterpieces of American Wit and Humor" by Various
The child was living, but was killed by pressure on the funis.
"Degeneracy" by Eugene S. Talbot
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In news:

"It was pretty bad…I blew out a tire on the Parkway this morning so its not fun…I work on the barrier islands so now there is no work" said one man leaving a shopping plaza in Toms River.
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In science:

Let C denote the ∞-category FunY (Y, X) denote the ∞-category of sections of p, and let C0 = FunY (Y, X0 ) ⊆ C be defined similarly.
Derived Algebraic Geometry V: Structured Spaces
To motivate this definition, suppose that F is a Dirichlet process with parameter aFuni , where Funi is the uniform distribution on the unit interval.
Quantile pyramids for Bayesian nonparametrics
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