agamous

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj agamous (of reproduction) not involving the fusion of male and female gametes in reproduction
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Agamous (Biol) Having no visible sexual organs; asexual.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • agamous In botany, same as agamic.
    • agamous In zoology, having no distinguishable sexual organs. See agamic, 1.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Agamous ag′a-mus (bot.) having no visible flowers or organs of fructification.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. 'a`gamos unmarried; 'a priv. + ga`mos marriage
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. agamosa, neg., and gamos, marriage.

Usage

In literature:

Our hero now endeavoured to address them, but was only answered with 'Cha n'eil Beurl agam' i.e.
"Waverley, Or 'Tis Sixty Years Hence, Complete" by Sir Walter Scott
Quinosicus a barraas; no maib-agam cucuanac.
"A Little Book of Filipino Riddles" by Various
Gray himself prefixed these lines from Aeschylus, 'Agam.
"The Prose Works of William Wordsworth" by William Wordsworth
Reperiet, agam, ducemus, mittet.
"Latin for Beginners" by Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge
After great loss of treasure, Hyrieus spread a net, in which Agame'des was caught.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama" by E. Cobham Brewer
Agamic -ous: reproducing without union with a male.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
These summer forms are known as the stem mothers or agamic females.
"An Elementary Study of Insects" by Leonard Haseman
Ge do dh' fheudainnse muinghin bhi agam, Phil.
"Elements of Gaelic Grammar" by Alexander Stewart
COELEBS QUID AGAM (L.), being a bachelor, what am I to do?
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)" by Various
Sed ego, mihi ipsi ista per quem agam, non habeo.
"Plato and the Other Companions of Sokrates, 3rd ed. Volume I (of 4)" by George Grote
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In news:

In the center of Tel Aviv there is an embarrassing fountain, designed by the wellknown Israeli artist Ya'akov Agam, who lives in Paris.
Nicholas Lea and Agam Darshi in The Crimes of Mike Recket.
Agam Shah covers PCs, tablets, servers, chips and semiconductors for IDG News Service.
Articles by Agam Shah .
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In science:

This obstacle was finally overcome by Andreev, Agam, Simons, and Altshuler (1996).
Random-Matrix Theory of Quantum Transport
There is considerable numerical and analytical evidence that they apply generically to any chaotic cavity, regardless of whether the chaos is due to impurity or to boundary scattering (Bohigas, Giannoni, and Schmit, 1984; Andreev, Agam, Simons, and Altshuler, 1996).
Random-Matrix Theory of Quantum Transport
A microscopic justification for the Gaussian ensemble has been provided by Efetov (1982, 1983) for a disordered metal grain, and by Andreev, Agam, Simons, and Altshuler (1996) for a chaotic billiard (cf.
Random-Matrix Theory of Quantum Transport
Agam, in Supersymmetry and Trace Formulae: Chaos and Disorder edited by I.V.
Review: Superconductivity in ultrasmall metallic grains
Using different approaches, Agam, Altshuler and Andreev and Bogomolny and Keating show that the diagonal and off-diagonal part of the densitydensity correlation are related to a purely classical quantity, which under some approximation reduces to the classical zeta function .
Effect of Boundary Conditions on Fluctuations Measures
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