cornu

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cornu (anatomy) any structure that resembles a horn in shape
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cornu A horn, or anything shaped like or resembling a horn.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cornu Horn; a horn.
    • n cornu Something resembling or likened to a horn. In zoology and anatomy, a horn-like part, as the incisor tooth of the narwhal, the process on the head of the horned screamer, etc.
    • n cornu Same as ammonite.
    • n cornu The descending born of each lateral ventricle of the brain.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Cornu kor′nū a horn (a horn-like part or process)
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

Habet foenum in cornu.
"Beyond the City" by Arthur Conan Doyle
It's something like a Santos-Dumont and a Bleriot, with some features of Cornu's Helicopter.
"Tom Swift and his Sky Racer" by Victor Appleton
At Mans, said Eudemon, Francis Cornu, apothecary, had turned an old set of Extravagantes into waste paper.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
Cornu (Prosper-Napoleon) was thin, of medium height, with enormously long arms.
"Original Short Stories, Volume 3 (of 13)" by Guy de Maupassant
Cornu (Prosper-Napoleon) was thin, of medium height, with enormously long arms.
"Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete" by Guy de Maupassant
Dignum cornuum cornu Romae memor salve tu!
"The Path to Rome" by Hilaire Belloc
At Mans, said Eudemon, Francis Cornu, apothecary, had turned an old set of Extravagantes into waste paper.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book IV." by Francois Rabelais
Reliqui hostes, qui a dextro cornu proelium commiserant, de superiore loco fugerunt et sese in silvam maximam receperunt.
"Latin for Beginners" by Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge
We must water = Vulcanum in cornu geras.
"A Busy Year at the Old Squire's" by Charles Asbury Stephens
With 14 Plates (including Angstroem's and Cornu's Maps) and 291 Woodcuts.
"France and the Republic" by William Henry Hurlbert
In the Female c.ut, the left cornu uteri.
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
M. Cornu's object was to make a varnish which would prevent reflection from the back of a photographic plate on to the film.
"On Laboratory Arts" by Richard Threlfall
The upper cornu, h, Pl.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
Let us reconsider, following Cornu, the diffraction of a screen unlimited on one side, and on the other terminated by a straight edge.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 4" by Various
The anterior cornu has the anterior end of the corpus striatum projecting into it.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 4" by Various
The posterior terminus of the cornu lies at a level with that of the posterior acoustic foramen.
"Cranial Osteiology of the Hylid Frog, Smilisca baudini" by Linda Trueb
Cornu and A. Mallock, or directly by a modification of the extensometer method, as has been done recently by J. Morrow.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 2" by Various
Cornu Copia of Terence Varra.
"Journal and Letters of Philip Vickers Fithian: A Plantation Tutor of the Old Dominion, 1773-1774." by Philip Vickers Fithian
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In news:

Hopkinton's Nolan Cornu ,right, gets congratulations from teammate Nick D'Aloia after Conru runs in for the first touchdown in Friday night's football game with Weston at Weston High.
An unusual cause of foreign-body sensation in the throat: A displaced superior cornu of the thyroid cartilage.
Chondrosarcoma of the greater cornu of the hyoid: A case report and literature review.
Chondrosarcoma of the greater cornu of the hyoid : A case report and literature review.
We describe the case of a 42-year-old man who presented with a foreign-body sensation in the throat that was found to be caused by a displaced superior cornu of the thyroid cartilage .
La Cornue has introduced cocoa as a color option for its Château Series.
La Cornue's 1908 range features the signature natural convection vaulted gas oven, along with five gas burners, including one 17,500 central burner.
The next steps are to determine precisely what the dogs are sniffing and to develop an "electronic nose" to detect it, Cornu said.
Linn — Bonnie Cornue said the town's 4-H Club wants 2014 to be a bang-up year.
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In science:

This line (Fig. 5) is the Cornu spiral well-known in the diffraction theory .
Paraxial propagation of a quantum charge in a random magnetic field
We will describe the general strategy and illustrate some key points by explicit calculations, details can be found in (Cornu 1996b). A short review can be found in (Alastuey & Cornu 1997b).
Coulomb systems at low density
The diagrams contributing to the coefficient of the r−6 tail can also be analyzed in the low density regime (Cornu 1997a).
Coulomb systems at low density
The tail of the particle correlation in presence of a uniform magnetic field B has also been calculated (Cornu 1997b, Cornu 1998a).
Coulomb systems at low density
The effect of this correction has been studied in the one component system (Cornu & Martin 1991).
Coulomb systems at low density
One can however establish a precise relation between the loop chain potential and the RPA effective potential in the Boltzmann limit when statistics are neglected (see (Cornu & Martin 1991, section IV)).
Coulomb systems at low density
The generalization of the low density equation of state to a uniformly magnetized plasma is given in (Cornu 1997b, Cornu 1998b).
Coulomb systems at low density
Alastuey, A. & Cornu, F. (1992), ‘Correlations in the Kosterlitz-Thouless phase of the twodimensional Coulomb gas’, J.
Coulomb systems at low density
Alastuey, A. & Cornu, F. (1997a), ‘The 2D classical Coulomb gas near the zero-density Kosterlitz-Thouless critical point: correlations and critical line’, J.
Coulomb systems at low density
Alastuey, A. & Cornu, F. (1997b), ‘Algebraic tails in three-dimensional quantum plasmas’, J.
Coulomb systems at low density
Alastuey, A. & Cornu, F. (1997c), ‘Critical line near the zero-density critical point of the Kosterlitz-Thouless transition’, J.
Coulomb systems at low density
Alastuey, A., Cornu, F. & Martin, P. A. (1998), Algebraic screening and van der Waals forces in partially ionized gases, in G.
Coulomb systems at low density
Alastuey, A., Cornu, F. & Perez, A. (1994), ‘Virial expansion for quantum plasmas: Diagrammatic resummations’, Phys.
Coulomb systems at low density
Alastuey, A., Cornu, F. & Perez, A. (1995), ‘Virial expansion for quantum plasmas: MaxwellBoltzmann statistics’, Phys.
Coulomb systems at low density
Cornu, F. (1996a), ‘Correlations in quantum plasma. I.
Coulomb systems at low density
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