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Definition of the adjective vestigial
What does vestigial mean as an attribute of a noun?
- not fully developed in mature animals
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by Xerxes Mazda, Fraidoon Mazda
vestigial sideband: The small part of a sideband that remains after Amplitude Modulation(AM) of a carrier signal . Vestigial Sideband Amplitude Modulation (VSB-AM): A modulation technique ...
by Mrinal Talukdar
Vestigial sideband Virtual machine Vestigial sideband (VSB) Vestigial sideband is a type of amplitude modulation (AM) technique (sometimes called VSB-AM) that encodes data by varying the amplitude of a single carrier frequency .
A Dictionary of Science (2017)
by Jonathan Law
vestigial. organ. Any part of an organism that has diminished in size during its evolution because the function it served decreased in importance or became totally unnecessary. Examples are the human appendix and the wings of the ostrich.
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2009)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
vestigial. except. the. efferent. ductules of the testes. mesonephros /-nef'ras/ ...
Black's Medical Dictionary (2009)
by Harvey Marcovitch
Vestigial. An adjectivereferringto anorgan which exists in a rudimentary form and whose function and structure have declined during the course of evolution. An exampleis the appendix. Viable The abilityof an organism to survive on its own.
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- Vestigial card catalog
USC Doheny Library has a gorgeous old card catalog room, lined with over 1000 small drawers. All empty
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- Vestigial track spikes
Having worn $35-40 running flats / track shoes / spikes for fashion for the last 14 years, it has always been gratifying to see the movement of "sneakers" into high fasion, especially the track shoe. These $100+ numbers in Shoe Biz (or whatever) even use vestigial spike holes molded into the sole.
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- Catamaran vestigial sail
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- Vestigial Meaning
Video shows what vestigial means. Of or pertaining to a vestige or remnant; like a trace from the past.. Not fully developed in mature animals.. vestigial ...
- Vestigial structure Meaning
Video shows what vestigial structure means. A structure in an organism that has lost all or most of its original function in the course of evolution, such as human ...
- What Is The Definition Of Vestigial
- Vestigial Language.
Scrabble value of V4E1S1T1I1G2I1A1L1
The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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