appendix

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n appendix a vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch
    • n appendix supplementary material that is collected and appended at the back of a book
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Appendix Any literary matter added to a book, but not necessarily essential to its completeness, and thus distinguished from supplement, which is intended to supply deficiencies and correct inaccuracies.
    • Appendix Something appended or added; an appendage, adjunct, or concomitant. "Normandy became an appendix to England."
    • Appendix (Anatomy) The vermiform appendix.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n appendix Something appended or added; an adjunct, concomitant, appendage, or accessory.
    • n appendix Specifically— An addition appended to a document or book relating to the main work, usually consisting of explanatory or statistical matter adding to its value, but not essential to its completeness, and thus differing from a supplement, which properly is intended to supply deficiencies and correct inaccuracies.
    • n appendix In anatomy, a process, prolongation, or projection. See the phrases following.
    • appendix To add as an appendix.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Appendix something appended or added: a supplement: an addition to a book or document, containing matter explanatory, but not essential to its completeness:
    • n Appendix (anat.) a process, prolongation, or projection:—pl. Append′ixes, Append′ices
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Quotations

  • Robert Burton
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    “Idleness is an appendix to nobility.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. appendix, -dicis, fr. appendere,. See Append
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. ad, to, pendĕre, to hang.

Usage

In literature:

A complete table of poisons and their antidotes will be found in the appendix.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
To which is added an Appendix descriptive of the Five Principal Races of Men.
"Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women" by George Sumner Weaver
The symbols are included in the list of elements given in the Appendix.
"An Elementary Study of Chemistry" by William McPherson
The work is well illustrated and has an appendix of valuable documents bearing on slavery in Cuba.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 3, 1918" by Various
The cases of Maria, a slave-girl, and Zeinab not coming directly under the object of this book have been treated separately in Appendix B, pp.
"A Critical Exposition of the Popular 'Jihád'" by Moulavi Gerágh Ali
I., Appendix V., pp.
"The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2" by Egerton Ryerson
I intend to give a few which I have myself received, in the form of an Appendix to my book.
"Seen and Unseen" by E. Katharine Bates
But see Appendix, p. 122.
"Love's Meinie" by John Ruskin
I have therefore relegated it to an appendix.
"The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1" by Marcus Tullius Cicero
See Dr. Gorges in Lesley's Appendix.
"Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry" by Thomas Davis
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In poetry:

I know something wonderful—wonderful;
You’ll hardly believe it can be—
You know my appendix? Well, honest,
I’ve still got it inside of me!
"Speaking Of Operations" by Ellis Parker Butler
Your name may flaunt a titled trail
Proud as a cockerel's rainbow tail,
And mine as brief appendix wear
As Tam O'Shanter's luckless mare;
To-day, old friend, remember still
That I am Joe and you are Bill.
"Bill and Joe" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

Appendix to "Sailing the World, One Leg at a Time," from our October 2007 issue.
Tomlinson, former CPB chairman, responded to the CPB inspector general's Nov 15, 2005, report with this statement, which was published as an appendix to the report.
Add informational appendix explaining the deriviation of Porosity equations.
Pseudomyxoma peritonei secondary to mucocele of the appendix.
Back then, they needed an appendix to digest all those greens.
Appendix A of the Howard Lake City Code Chapter 17 entitled "Specific Rezoning" is hereby amended to include reference to the following Ordinance No 17-104.
It is like the human appendix, a vestigial organ on the body politic.
There are acknowledgments, a glossary, resources, an index, and an appendix that helps students understand how to protect seahorses .
Images from the appendix of a report by the J.
Clarify current discussion on slag cement and ASR in the appendix to reflect current knowledge of the subject.
What has been dropped and what's still on the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) final Appendix A: Chemicals of Interest.
Of greatest interest to ag retailers is urea fertilizer, which has been removed from the final appendix.
Each might need a new appendix with the opening of Black Swan Brewpub (2067 E.
If cell phones are still banned in your school, you'll need to check out our 6 Part Plan to Break the Ban in the appendix of Teaching Generation Text.
Bret Michaels was hospitalized for a burst appendix.
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In science:

As we have shown in the appendix C this coupling is suppressed in the presence of the symmetry.
Matter Correlations in Branched Polymers
Brute force checking of data presented in Appendix A.
Solutions to WDVV from generalized Drinfeld-Sokolov hierarchies
We collect all pertinent information about generalized Drinfeld-Sokolov hierarchies with regular primitive conjugacy class [w] and regular element Λ ∈ H[w ] of sw grade one in appendix A.
Solutions to WDVV from generalized Drinfeld-Sokolov hierarchies
Coxeter primitive conjugacy class occurs (see appendix A).
Solutions to WDVV from generalized Drinfeld-Sokolov hierarchies
To illustrate this proces, an example is elaborated in the appendix.
SLDNFA-system
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