Decurrence
Decurrence De*cur"rence, n. The act of running down; a lapse. [R.] --Gauden. [1913 Webster]

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  • décurrence — [dekyʀɑ̃s] n. f. ÉTYM. XVIIIe; de décurrent. ❖ ♦ Bot. Fait d être décurrent. || La décurrence des feuilles …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • decurrence — index decline Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • décurrence — (dé ku rran s ) s. f. Terme de botanique. État de ce qui est décurrent. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Décurrent …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • decurrence — de·cur·rence …   English syllables

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  • decurrent — decurrence, decurrency, n. decurrently, adv. /di kerr euhnt, kur /, adj. Bot. extending down the stem below the place of insertion, as certain leaves. [1745 55; < L decurrent (s. of decurrens) running down (prp. of decurrere, equiv. to de DE +… …   Universalium

  • décurrent — décurrent, ente [ dekyrɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1786; lat. decurrens « qui court le long de » ♦ Bot. Qui se prolonge au delà du point d insertion habituel. Champignon à lamelles décurrentes sur le pied (comme la girolle). Feuilles décurrentes. ●… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Nepenthes mollis — Figure 14 of The Nepenthaceae of the Netherlands Indies , showing the holotype of Nepenthes mollis (Endert 4282). Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • decline — I noun abatement, act of crumbling, act of dwindling, act of falling away, act of lessening, act of losing ground, act of shrinking, act of slipping back, act of wasting away, act of weakening, act of worsening, atrophy, backward step, cheapening …   Law dictionary

  • cadence — Synonyms and related words: Alexandrine, accent, accentuation, acciaccatura, amphibrach, amphimacer, anacrusis, anapest, antispast, appoggiatura, arabesque, arsis, authentic cadence, bacchius, bass passage, beat, bourdon, bridge, burden, cadency …   Moby Thesaurus

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