syringa vulgaris

Syringa vulgaris


– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. large European lilac naturalized in North America having heart-shaped ovate leaves and large panicles of highly fragrant lilac or white flowers (context:plant)

syringa vulgaris

systematic desensitization

Systematic desensitization


– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. a technique used in behavior therapy to treat phobias and other behavior problems involving anxiety; client is exposed to the threatening situation under relaxed conditions until the anxiety reaction is extinguished (context:act)

systematic desensitization

syphilis

Syphilis


– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. a common venereal disease caused by the treponema pallidum spirochete; symptoms change through progressive stages; can be congenital (transmitted through the placenta) (context:state)

syphilis

system command

System command


– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. a computer user’s instruction (not part of a program) that calls for action by the computer’s executive program (context:communication)

system command

systeme international

Systeme international


– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. a complete metric system of units of measurement for scientists; fundamental quantities are length (meter) and mass (kilogram) and time (second) and electric current (ampere) and temperature (kelvin) and amount of matter (mole) and luminous intensity (candela) (context:quantity)


– Sample : “systeme international”

  • Today the United States is the only country in the world not totally committed to the Systeme International d’Unites
systeme international