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goniometrical

GONIOMET'RICAL, a. Pertaining to a goniometer. Goniometrical lines are used for measuring the quantity of angles.




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GONIOMET'RICAL, a. Pertaining to a goniometer. Goniometrical lines are used for measuring the quantity of angles.


GO-NI-O-MET'RIC-AL, a.

Pertaining to a goniometer. Goniometrical lines are used for measuring the quantity of angles. Chambers.

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Goniometrical

GONIOMET'RICAL, adjective Pertaining to a goniometer. goniometrical lines are used for measuring the quantity of angles.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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strive

STRIVE, v.i. pret. strove; pp. striven. [G. This word coincides in elements with drive, and the primary sense is nearly the same. See Rival.]

1. To make efforts; to use exertions; to endeavor with earnestness; to labor hard; applicable to exertions of body or mind. A workman strives to perform his task before another; a student strives to excel his fellows in improvement.

Was it for this that his ambition strove to equal Cesar first, and after Jove?

Strive with me in your prayers to God for me. Romans 15.

Strive to enter in at the strait gate. Luke 8.

2. To contend; to contest; to struggle in opposition to another; to be in contention or dispute; followed by against or with before the person or thing opposed; as, strive against temptation; strive for the truth.

My spirit shall not always strive with man. Genesis 6.

3. To oppose by contrariety of qualities.

Now private pity strove with public hate, reason with rage, and eloquence with fate.

4. To vie; to be comparable to; to emulate; to contend in excellence.

Not that sweet grove of Daphne by Orontes, and the inspird Castalian spring, might with this paradise of Eden strive.

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