Paratonic

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Paratonic par-a-ton′ik retarding a plant's growth.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. para, beside, teinein, to stretch.

Usage

In literature:

The change in torsion is, moreover, determined in reference to the paratonic action of incident geotropic stimulus.
"Life Movements in Plants, Volume II, 1919" by Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose
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In science:

M({p}m ) represents the m-paraton tree level matrix element and FJ ({p}m ) is the jet measurement function that defines the physical observable.
QCD and Monte Carlo generators
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