• WordNet 3.6
    • n caries soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Caries (Med) Ulceration of bone; a process in which bone disintegrates and is carried away piecemeal, as distinguished from necrosis, in which it dies in masses.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n caries A destructive disease of bone, causing a friable condition and worm-eaten appearance, attended with suppuration. It is probable that several distinct pathological processes lead to this morbid condition.
    • n caries A disease of the teeth, resulting in the disintegration of their substance and the formation of cavities. In man and carnivorous animals it is supposed to be caused by one of the bacteria, Leptothrix buccalis. See Leptothrix.
    • n caries In botany, decay of the walls of the cells and vessels.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Caries kā′ri-ēz rottenness or decay of a bone
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., decay
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary


In literature:

"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
Come, Cary, never fear.
"Shirley" by Charlotte Brontë
But an exception may be made in favor of Cary's Dante.
"The Stones of Venice, Volume II (of 3)," by John Ruskin
Cary, his translation of Dante, ii.
"The Stones of Venice, Volume III (of 3)" by John Ruskin
Fluorine was put into drinking water to prevent caries.
"The Hate Disease" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Edited by Elizabeth Cary Agassiz.
"The Girls and I" by Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
Early records of observations include the report of tracks seen in Navajo Canyon by Cary (1911:165), and a lion seen in 1917.
"Mammals of Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado" by Sydney Anderson
CARY, SAMUEL F., declines to assist wom.
"The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 2 of 2)" by Ida Husted Harper
It was here we went by to see Cary Eggleston for the last time.
"From the Rapidan to Richmond and the Spottsylvania Campaign" by William Meade Dame
Mis' Cary wuzn' no bigger den a minute an' she skeered as a kildee of Marse Drew.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2" by Work Projects Administration

In poetry:

Tylers I see--sprung from the sturdy Wat--
A strong-armed rebel of an ancient date,
With Falkland-Carys come, to draw the lot
Cast in the helm of Fate.
"Arms And The Man - Heroes And Statesmen" by James Barron Hope
The fattiste hartes in all Cheviat
He sayd he wold kyll, and cary them away:
"Be my feth," sayd the doughteti Doglas agayn,
"I wyll let that hontyng yf that I may.
"Chevy-Chase" by Anonymous British
'It was then your Mary; she's frae Castle-Cary;
It was then your true love I met by the tree:
Proud as her heart is, and modest her nature,
Sweet ware the kisses that she gae to me.'
"The Wee Thing : Or, Mary Of Castle-Cary. A Ballad" by Hector MacNeill
There fell a sodeyn iarre
Betweene nine Kings through warre,
Wherein fiue kings were put to flight,
And Loth him selfe, with all
His goods both great and small,
Away was caried cleane and quite.
"A Tragedie of Abrahams Sacrifice" by Arthur Golding
Three cheers for Cooper and Cary,
Hurrah, boys, hurrah;
Three cheers for our nation,
In peace and in war;
If it were not for our laboring men,
What would our nation do — Take this in consideration.
"Hurrah for Cooper and Cary" by Julia A Moore
Three cheers for Cooper and Cary,
May they keep marching on — Marching with God upon the right, boys,
May they conquer o'er their foes
And the cursed money rings — Right will yet conquer might, boys.
"Hurrah for Cooper and Cary" by Julia A Moore

In news:

William Cary Pate, 84, and the late Wayland Ceaton Gardner were honored Friday during a Salute to Agriculture luncheon presented by the Kiwanis Club of Fayetteville.
This undated family photo provided by George Cary shows Lilian Cary of Howell, Mich.
Tapp of Cary has earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest achievement in Boy Scouting.
Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon, right, pushes Baltimore Ravens cornerback Cary more.
Bob Matthews, Joe Harsch, Bill Dixon, The Bridge Back Foundation, Cary, NC.
Defense pushes Apex girls' basketball past Cary.
Lake Norman Charter freshman Hannah Archer won the N.C 1A singles championship Oct 27 in Cary.
When Mark and Carie Pryor bought their home four years ago, they didn't realize others would want a sneak peek inside.
COLUMBIA — Paul Cary found himself in Toppenish, Wash.
Committee for the Future, assemble Cary searches for 30-person panel to guide town.
Cary Edmondson/US PresswireNiners running back Frank Gore has rushed for 753 yards and five touchdowns this season.
Small-town atmosphere In response to the recent letter to the editor about Mayton Inn coming to Cary, I agree with everything the letter writer said.
With Caris LeVert's length atop the 1-3-1, Michigan is hoping John Beilein's defense isn't just a gimmick.
In a news release Tuesday, the Sandy Springs Police Department announced detectives have issued felony murder warrants for Caris Ayala in the death of a 5-month-old child.
A Cary woman wanted to help out victims of Hurricane Sandy by bringing a suitcase full of supplies on her trip to New York.

In science:

Recall that, in (3.13), LSRW caries the prefactor α + β , while L∗ carries the prefactor α − β .
Law of large numbers for a class of random walks in dynamic random environments
This pro ject was caried out in the framework of the exchange program between the Hungarian and Bulgarian Academies of Sciences.
Defining relation for semi-invariants of three by three matrix triples
This string can cary vibration modes along its length; these vibrations carry momentum and energy along the S 1 .
Losing information outside the horizon
We used SAS Proc NLMIXED (SAS Institute, Cary, NC) for the continuous distributions, which gives posterior mode estimates of the b0i .
Misspecifying the Shape of a Random Effects Distribution: Why Getting It Wrong May Not Matter
The proof will be caried out separately for each of the above Lie superalgebras. g = gl(n|m). (cf. [B]) On the Cartan subalgebra, consider the formal power series C[[h∗ ]].
The invariant polynomials on simple Lie superalgebras