rigidness

  • 1Rigidness — Rig id*ness, n. The quality or state of being rigid. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2rigidness — index formality, particularity, rigor Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3rigidness — noun see rigid …

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  • 4rigidness — See rigidly. * * * …

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  • 5rigidness — noun The characteristic of being rigid …

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  • 6rigidness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being stubbornly inflexible: die hardism, grimness, implacability, implacableness, incompliance, incompliancy, inexorability, inexorableness, inflexibility, inflexibleness, intransigence,… …

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  • 7rigidness — rɪdʒɪdnɪs n. hardness, stiffness, inflexibility; strictness, severity, stringency …

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  • 8rigidness — n. See rigidity …

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  • 9rigidness — rig·id·ness …

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  • 10rigidness — noun 1. the physical property of being stiff and resisting bending • Syn: ↑rigidity • Derivationally related forms: ↑rigid, ↑rigid (for: ↑rigidity), ↑rigidify (for: ↑ …

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  • 11rigidity — noun 1. the physical property of being stiff and resisting bending • Syn: ↑rigidness • Derivationally related forms: ↑rigid (for: ↑rigidness), ↑rigid, ↑rigidify …

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  • 12inflexibility — noun 1. a lack of physical flexibility • Syn: ↑inflexibleness • Ant: ↑flexibility • Derivationally related forms: ↑inflexible (for: ↑inflexibleness), ↑ …

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  • 13Neuromuscular-blocking drug — Global view of a neuromuscular junction: 1. Axon 2. Motor end plate 3. Muscle fiber 4. Myofibril …

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  • 14Quaternary ammonium muscle relaxants — are quaternary ammonium salts used as drugs for muscle relaxation, most commonly in anasthesia. It is necessary to prevent spontaneous movement of muscle during surgical operations. Muscle relaxants inhibit neuron transmission to muscle by… …

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  • 15rigidity — n. 1. Stiffness, inflexibility, rigidness, want of pliability. 2. Severity, rigor, harshness, strictness, austerity, rigidness. 3. Ungracefulness, want of ease, stiffness …

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  • 16Rigidity — Ri*gid i*ty, n. [L. rigiditas: cf. F. rigidit[ e]. See {Rigid}.] 1. The quality or state of being rigid; want of pliability; the quality of resisting change of form; the amount of resistance with which a body opposes change of form; opposed to… …

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  • 17Rigor — Rig or, n. [OE. rigour, OF. rigour, F. rigueur, from L. rigor, fr. rigere to be stiff. See {Rigid}.] [Written also {rigour}.] 1. The becoming stiff or rigid; the state of being rigid; rigidity; stiffness; hardness. [1913 Webster] The rest his… …

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  • 18rigour — Rigor Rig or, n. [OE. rigour, OF. rigour, F. rigueur, from L. rigor, fr. rigere to be stiff. See {Rigid}.] [Written also {rigour}.] 1. The becoming stiff or rigid; the state of being rigid; rigidity; stiffness; hardness. [1913 Webster] The rest… …

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  • 19rigid — adjective Etymology: Middle English rigide, from Latin rigidus, from rigēre to be stiff Date: 15th century 1. a. deficient in or devoid of flexibility < rigid price controls > < a rigid bar of metal > b. appearing stiff and unyielding < his face&#8230; …

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  • 20rigor — noun Etymology: Middle English rigour, from Anglo French, from Latin rigor, literally, stiffness, from rigēre to be stiff Date: 14th century 1. a. (1) harsh inflexibility in opinion, temper, or judgment ; severity (2) the quality of being&#8230; …

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