Sunday, October 19, 2008

divagate

divagate
1. To wander or drift about.
2. To ramble; digress.

Saturday, October 18, 2008

Adamic

Adamic: Of, relating to, or resembling Adam.

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Canton

Canton: "The cantons of France are territorial subdivisions of the French Republic's 341 arrondissements and 100 departments.

Apart from their role as organizational units in certain aspects of the administration of public services and justice, the chief purpose of the cantons today is to serve as constituencies for the election of the members of the representative assembly (General Council) in each department. For this reason, such elections are known in France as 'cantonal elections'."

Monday, October 6, 2008

taxonomy

taxonomy: "Taxonomy, sometimes alpha taxonomy, is the science of finding, describing and categorising organisms, thus giving rise to taxonomic groups or taxa (singular: taxon), which may then be named."

Friday, October 3, 2008

Mahābhārata

Mahābhārata: "The Mahābhārata (Devanāgarī: महाभारत) is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Rāmāyaṇa. The epic is part of the Hindu itihāsa, the word in itself literally means 'history', and forms an important part of Hindu mythology."

Thursday, October 2, 2008

Mythos

Mythos: "The shared elements, characters, settings and themes in a set of works"

Aioli

Aioli: a sauce made of garlic and olive oil. Normally egg is also added for ease of mixing. There are many variations, such as the addition of mustard. In France, aioli is traditionally served with seafood, fish soup, and croutons. It is usually served at room temperature.

Steganography

Steganography: "the art and science of writing hidden messages in such a way that no one apart from the sender and intended recipient even realizes there is a hidden message."

relatable

relatable: "To have connection, relation, or reference"