Subitaneous
Subitaneous \Sub`i*ta"ne*ous\, a. [L. subitaneus. See {Sudden}.] Sudden; hasty. [Obs.] --Bullokar. -- {Sub`i*ta"ne*ous*ness}, n. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • subitaneous — |səbə|tānēəs adjective Etymology: Latin subitaneus more at sudden : formed or taking place suddenly or unexpectedly : sudden, hasty; especially : undergoing or ready for immediate development subitaneous summer eggs that develop without a period… …   Useful english dictionary

  • subitaneous — (Subclass Copepoda): Used of eggs that hatch immediately, without a period of dormancy [Boxshall and Halsey, 2004] …   Crustacea glossary

  • subitaneous — sub·i·ta·ne·ous …   English syllables

  • subitaneous —   a. sudden …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Subitaneousness — Subitaneous Sub i*ta ne*ous, a. [L. subitaneus. See {Sudden}.] Sudden; hasty. [Obs.] Bullokar. {Sub i*ta ne*ous*ness}, n. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Instantaneity — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Point of time. < N PARAG:Instantaneity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 instantaneity instantaneity instantaneousness immediacy Sgm: N 1 suddenness suddenness abruptness GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 moment moment instant …   English dictionary for students

  • Subitany — Sub i*ta*ny, a. Subitaneous; sudden; hasty. [Obs.] Hales. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sudden — Sud den, a. [OE. sodian, sodein, OF. sodain, sudain, F. soudain, L. subitaneus, fr. subitus sudden, that has come unexpectedly, p. p. of subire to come on, to steal upon; sub under, secretly + ire to go. See {Issue}, and cf. {Subitaneous}.] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Suddenly — Sudden Sud den, a. [OE. sodian, sodein, OF. sodain, sudain, F. soudain, L. subitaneus, fr. subitus sudden, that has come unexpectedly, p. p. of subire to come on, to steal upon; sub under, secretly + ire to go. See {Issue}, and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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