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 stenograph stenograph /ˈstɛnəˌɡræf/

noun

  1. A machine for typewriting shorthand characters  ( stenograph )
    a machine for typewriting shorthand characters
     The court reporter efficiently used her stenograph to record the trial's proceedings.
    The court reporter efficiently used her stenograph to record the trial's proceedings.
  2. A shorthand character  ( stenograph )
    a shorthand character

verb

  1. Write in shorthand  ( stenograph )
    write in shorthand
     The students were able to stenograph and record the conversation
    The students were able to stenograph and record the conversation


 Crataegus laevigata Crataegus laevigata /krəˈtiːgəs leɪˈvɪgətə/

noun

  1. Thorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense clusters of white to scarlet flowers followed by deep red berries; established as an escape in eastern North America  ( Crataegus laevigata , Crataegus oxycantha , English hawthorn , may , whitethorn )
    thorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense clusters of white to scarlet flowers followed by deep red berries; established as an escape in eastern North America


 appropriation appropriation /əˌproʊpriːˈeɪʃən/

noun

  1. () (legislature) money set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose  ( appropriation )
    (legislature) money set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose
      The government's appropriation of funds for education was met with mixed reactions.
    The government's appropriation of funds for education was met with mixed reactions.
  2. A deliberate act of acquisition of something, often without the permission of the owner  ( appropriation )
    a deliberate act of acquisition of something, often without the permission of the owner
     The necessary funds were obtained by the government's appropriation of the company's operating unit
    the necessary funds were obtained by the government's appropriation of the company's operating unit
     A person's appropriation of property belonging to another is dishonest
    a person's appropriation of property belonging to another is dishonest
  3. Incorporation by joining or uniting  ( annexation , appropriation )
    incorporation by joining or uniting


 Gregor Mendel Gregor Mendel /ˈɡreɪɡɔr ˈmɛndəl/

noun

  1. Augustinian monk and botanist whose experiments in breeding garden peas led to his eventual recognition as founder of the science of genetics (1822-1884)  ( Gregor Mendel , Johann Mendel , Mendel )
    Augustinian monk and botanist whose experiments in breeding garden peas led to his eventual recognition as founder of the science of genetics (1822-1884)