• WordNet 3.6
    • n arista bristlelike process near the tip of the antenna of certain flies
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Arista (Bot) An awn.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n arista In botany, an awn (which see).
    • n arista In zoology, an awn or tactile filament at the end of the antenna of an insect, as in some Diptera.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary


In literature:

Ut lignum uri natum, arista secari, sic homines mori.
"The Anatomy of Melancholy" by Democritus Junior
ARISTAE'US, protector of vines and olives, huntsmen and herdsmen.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1" by The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
Arista, Mariano, Mexican General, 155.
"General Scott" by General Marcus J. Wright
President Arista also showed himself to be a firm and patriotic chief.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 5, No. 28, February, 1860" by Various
The Mexican army was so completely scattered that their commander Arista fled unaccompanied across the Rio Grande.
"The Land We Live In" by Henry Mann
Antennae short; third joint round; arista apical, long, slender, setiform.
"Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society - Vol. 3" by Various
On the first or second day of his return march, the Mexican General, Arista, met General Taylor in front, and offered battle.
"The Life and Public Service of General Zachary Taylor: An Address" by Abraham Lincoln
Arista: a specialized bristle or process on antennae of certain Diptera.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
Your correspondent suggests "arista;" can he support this historically?
"Notes and Queries, Number 74, March 29, 1851" by Various
This roast is very popular in Italy, where they call it =arista=.
"The Italian Cook Book" by Maria Gentile

In news:

Dell, Arista Networks and Palo Alto Networks -- have struck deals to expand their South Bay operations in agreements that could bring thousands of jobs to Santa Clara.
The Arista monolithic rooftop racking system for photovoltaic (PV) commercial applications now includes a G90 galvanized steel finish option.
Cisco, Arista Unveil Low-Latency Ethernet Networking Switches.
Virtualization / Cisco, Arista Unveil Low-Latency Ethernet Networking Switches.
Arista Bolsters Programmability, Latency With 7150S Switch Line.
Cisco, Arista Unveil Low- Latency Ethernet Networking Switches.
Virtualization / Cisco, Arista Unveil Low- Latency Ethernet Networking Switches.
Arista, 1986 Working with producer Rick Rubin, the Queens crew made an undeniable album that forced the mainstream to cross over to hip-hop.
Cooper B-Line Arista Monolithic Rooftop Mounting System.
Ted Curson Kassim Tears for Dolphy Arista Freedom 1964.
Ted Curson Quicksand Fliptop Arista Freedom with Zagreb Radio Orchestra circa mid-60's in Yugoslavia.
INTERVIEWS 20 Essential Songs From the Dearly Departed Arista, Jive, and J Records.
Broomfield's Arista development a comeback story after downturn .
ALAN JACKSON " Freight Train " (Arista Nashville).

In science:

En t´erminos del C´alculo de Regge, esto quiere decir que sera posible calcular la longitud de las aristas de los nuevos simplex a partir de las longitudes de los simplex anteriores.
Aproximacion Discreta de la Relatividad General
Una vez se halla discretizado o esqueletizado toda la variedad, tendremos un ”cat´alogo” con la longitud de todas las aristas o huesos, y con ello conoceremos la geometr´ıa completa de cada hipersuperficie.
Aproximacion Discreta de la Relatividad General
V − 2 + N ) Ya que las caras de M son tri´angulos tenemos que 2e = 3f donde e es el n´umero de aristas de M .
Aproximacion Discreta de la Relatividad General
Una vez construida esta red, la geometr´ıa intr´ınseca de M vendra dada por la longitud de sus aristas y por la llamada Matriz de Conexion, la cual es en escencia una lista de todas las caras, aristas y v´ertices de M junto con su relaci´on mutua.
Aproximacion Discreta de la Relatividad General
Esta matriz nos permitir´a conocer cuales v´ertices y aristas pertenecen a una cara dada, y por lo tanto en ella esta impl´ıcita toda la informacion topol´ogica de M .
Aproximacion Discreta de la Relatividad General