Tameness
Tameness Tame"ness, n. The quality or state of being tame. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • tameness — tame ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of an animal) not dangerous or frightened of people; domesticated. 2) not exciting, adventurous, or controversial. 3) informal (of a person) willing to cooperate. ► VERB 1) domesticate (an animal). 2) make less powerful and… …   English terms dictionary

  • tameness — noun see tame I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tameness — See tamable. * * * …   Universalium

  • tameness — noun a) The state or quality of being tame. b) The result or product of being tame …   Wiktionary

  • tameness — tame·ness || teɪmnɪs n. quality of being tame, domestication …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tameness — tame·ness …   English syllables

  • tameness — noun 1. the attribute of having been domesticated • Syn: ↑domestication • Ant: ↑wildness • Derivationally related forms: ↑tame • Hypernyms: ↑tractability, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tameness theorem — In mathematics, the tameness theorem states that every complete hyperbolic 3 manifold with finitely generated fundamental group is topologically tame, in other words homeomorphic to the interior of a compact 3 manifold. The tameness theorem was… …   Wikipedia

  • Tameness conjecture — In mathematics, the tameness conjecture states that every complete hyperbolic 3 manifold with finitely generated fundamental group is homeomorphic to the interior of a compact 3 manifold, i.e. topologically tame . The conjecture was raised in the …   Wikipedia

  • Island tameness — is the tendency of many populations and species of animals living on isolated islands to lose their wariness of potential predators, particularly of large animals. The term is partly synonymous with ecological naïvete, which also has a wider… …   Wikipedia

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