Part of speech:
Offspring is defined as a human child or animal child, or the children of a family for many years.
The definition of a limb is a branch or a jointed part of the body.
(--- Linguistics) A subdivision of a family of languages, such as the Germanic branch of Indo-European.
Something produced in the process of making something else. When plants produce carbohydrates by photosynthesis, oxygen is released as a by-product. Asphalt and paraffin are by-products of the process of refining crude oil into gasoline.
Importance as a cause or influence
(Chem.) A substance derived from, or of such composition and properties that it may be considered as derived from, another substance by chemical change, esp. by the substitution of one or more elements or radicals
In astrology, the point of the ecliptic or the sign of the zodiac that sets in the west at the time of a person's birth or other event.
An act or instance of digressing; a wandering from the main subject in talking or writing
A culminating point leading to a decision:
A derived effect, consequence, or result
A branch, as of a nerve or blood vessel, or a projecting part, as of a rotifer or crustacean.
The consequence or consequences desired
A shoot or bud of a plant, esp. one for planting or grafting
A Brussels sprout.
An equivalent, positive or negative ratio for certain related angles (Ex.: the tangent of 57° or 237° is 1.5399, of 123° or 303° is −1.5399) or real numbers representing radians (Ex.: the tangent of .9948 radians (57°) is 1.5399)
A person or thing from which something comes into being or is derived or obtained:
A coming into existence or use; beginning
In nontechnical use, the part of the upper limb between the shoulder and the wrist
In generative linguistics, the generation of a linguistic structure through an ordered or partially ordered series of operations on other structures, such as the creation of a surface structure from a deep structure, or of a complex word from its morphological components.
Something derived from an earlier work, such as a television show starring a character who had a popular minor role in another show.
The act, process, or operation of finding out how many times one number or quantity is contained in another.
One who operates or manages something:
Something, such as a ringlet of hair, that is long, slender, and curling.
(US) The dividing line formed by combing the hair in different directions. syn. transl.
A relative or family member:
A short distance measured perpendicularly from the main line in surveying, used to help in calculating the area of an irregular plot.
Subsidiary is defined as something that is secondary or extra.
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