A written composition of moderate length exploring a particular issue or subject.
A formal and lengthy discourse or treatise on some subject, esp. one based on original research and written in partial fulfillment of requirements for a doctorate
A remark made in an undertone so as to be inaudible to others nearby.
(Physics) A single movement outward from the mean position in an oscillating or alternating motion
Additional or supplementary material at the end of a book or other writing
A formal discourse on a topic; an exposition.
An instance of digressing, especially a written or spoken passage that has no bearing on the main subject.
Straying off from a course or way
(Biology) The evolution of different forms or structures in related species as they adapt to different environments. An example of divergence is the development of wings in bats from the same bones that form the arm and hand or paw in most other mammals.
Either of a pair of brackets, especially round brackets, (and) (used to enclose parenthetical material in a text).
A sudden digression or change of course:
The method used in dealing with or accomplishing:
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