geminate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v geminate arrange or combine in pairs "The consonants are geminated in these words"
    • v geminate arrange in pairs "Pair these numbers"
    • v geminate occur in pairs
    • v geminate form by reduplication "The consonant reduplicates after a short vowel","The morpheme can be reduplicated to emphasize the meaning of the word"
    • n geminate a doubled or long consonant "the `n' in `thinness' is a geminate"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Geminate (Bot) In pairs or twains; two together; binate; twin; as, geminate flowers.
    • v. t Geminate To double.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • geminate To double.
    • geminate To become double.
    • geminate Twin; combined in pairs; binate.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Geminate jem′in-āt (bot.) in pairs
    • v.t Geminate (rare) to double
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. geminatus, p. p. of genimare, to double. See Gemini

Usage

In literature:

The cell which bears the ovicell geminate.
"Narrative Of The Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Commanded By The Late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. Etc. During The Years 1846-1850. Including Discoveries And Surveys In New Guinea, The Louisiade Archipelago, Etc. To Which Is Added The Account Of Mr. E.B. Kennedy's Expedition For The Exploration Of The Cape York Peninsula. By John Macgillivray, F.R.G.S. Naturalist To The Expedition. In Two Volumes. Volume 1." by John MacGillivray
Male spikelets are geminate, one sessile and one pedicelled, 2-flowered or imperfect, and with four glumes, which are subequal.
"A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses" by Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
This distinguishes composition from gemination.
"A Handbook of the English Language" by Robert Gordon Latham
No wonder if St. John proposed them in this gemination to our second thoughts.
"Expositor's Bible: The Epistles of St. John" by William Alexander
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In science:

It is therefore worthwhile to investigate other ways to implement anti-symmetry such as the Antisymmetrized Geminal Product (AGP) .
Many-Electron wave function and momentum density
Equations (1.14) and (1.15) are plotted in figure 1.4; the full and dotted lines correspond, respectively, to the geminate and non-geminate exciton formation process.
Exciton Spin Dynamics in Semiconductor Quantum Wells
As expected in resonant excitation conditions (geminate formation of excitons), R(t) does not depend on time and equals 1 as expected .
Exciton Spin Dynamics in Semiconductor Quantum Wells
Szalewicz: Helium dimer potential from symmetry-adapted perturbation theory calculations using large Gaussian geminal and orbital basis sets. J.
The ^4He trimer as an Efimov system
Our approach is only valid for geminate pairs.
Should recombinations of radical pairs be considered as accompanied by measurements?
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