Diorism Di"o*rism, n. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to distinguish; ? = dia` through + ? to divide from, fr. ? a boundary.] Definition; logical direction. [Obs.] --Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster]

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  • diorism — /dīˈə ri zm/ noun Distinction, definition ORIGIN: Gr diorizein to divide, from dia through, and horos a boundary • • • diorisˈtic or diorisˈtical adjective diorisˈtically adverb …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Diorite — Di o*rite, n. [Cf. F. diorite. See {Diorism}.] (Min.) An igneous, crystalline in structure, consisting essentially of a triclinic feldspar and hornblende. It includes part of what was called greenstone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dioristic — adjective that distinguishes or defines something; distinctive See Also: diorism …   Wiktionary

  • Discrimination — (Roget s Thesaurus) >results of comparison. 1 < N PARAG:Discrimination >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 discrimination discrimination distinction differentiation diagnosis diorism Sgm: N 1 nice perception nice perception Sgm: N 1 perception of… …   English dictionary for students

  • dioristical — diorisˈtic or diorisˈtical adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑diorism …   Useful english dictionary

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