Appendix Ap*pen"dix, n.; pl. E. {Appendixes}, L. {Appendices}. [L. appendix, -dicis, fr. appendere. See {Append}.] 1. Something appended or added; an appendage, adjunct, or concomitant. [1913 Webster]

Normandy became an appendix to England. --Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster]

2. Any literary matter added to a book, but not necessarily essential to its completeness, and thus distinguished from supplement, which is intended to supply deficiencies and correct inaccuracies. [1913 Webster]

3. (Anatomy) The vermiform appendix. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

Syn: See {Supplement}. [1913 Webster] ||

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • appendixes — ap·pen·dix || É™ pendɪks n. small sac attached to the intestines; addendum …   English contemporary dictionary

  • appendices, appendixes —    Either is correct …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • appendices, appendixes —    Either is correct …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • appendices —  , appendixes. Either is correct …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Investcorp — Infobox Company company name = Investcorp company company type = Bahraini Public Shareholding Company foundation = 1982 key people = Nemir A. Kirdar, Executive Chairman CEO location = Flagicon|UK London industry = Private Equity products =… …   Wikipedia

  • Appendix — Appendix, from the Latin word of the same name, may refer to an Index / Bibliography. * In book design , an appendix is a reference section at the end of a book (see Addendum#Books) * In anatomy, a section at the end of an organ; in particular… …   Wikipedia

  • TWA Flight 800 — For the 1964 crash of a TWA Boeing 707 in Rome, Italy, see TWA Flight 800 (1964). TWA Flight 800 Recovered TWA 800 wreckage Accident summary Date …   Wikipedia

  • Twelve Tribes communities — For other uses of The Twelve Tribes , see The Twelve Tribes (disambiguation). Twelve Tribes Classification Messianic Judaism[1] Christian Fundamentalism …   Wikipedia

  • Vuelo 800 de TWA — Para el accidente de un Boeing 707 de TWA en Roma, Italia., véase Vuelo 800 de TWA (1964). Vuelo 800 de TWA Fecha 18 de julio de 1996 Hora 00:31 horas UTC Causa Explosión durante el vuelo Lugar …   Wikipedia Español

  • operation plan — Any plan, except for the Single Integrated Operational Plan, for the conduct of military operations. Plans are prepared by combatant commanders in response to requirements established by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and by commanders …   Military dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.