17-letter words containing c, r

  • (the) chances are — the likelihood is
  • a change of heart — If someone has a change of heart, their attitude towards something changes.
  • a charter for sth — If you describe a decision or policy as a charter for someone or something you disapprove of, you mean that it is likely to help or encourage them.
  • a christmas carol — a story (1843) by Dickens.
  • a poor excuse for — a very inferior example of
  • a sop to cerberus — a bribe or something given to propitiate a potential source of danger or problems
  • a sporting chance — If you have a sporting chance of doing something, it is quite likely that you will do that thing.
  • absolute monarchy — a monarchy without constitutional limits
  • abstinence theory — the theory that interest is payment for conserving current income.
  • abstract of title — a summary of the ownership of land, showing the original grant, conveyances, and any incumbrances
  • abyssinian church — the Monophysitic church founded by Frumentius in the 4th century a.d., and resembling the Coptic Church in doctrine, practice, and discipline, but using Ethiopic in its liturgy.
  • academie goncourt — Edmond Louis Antoine Huot de [ed-mawn lwee ahn-twan y-oh duh] /ɛdˈmɔ̃ lwi ɑ̃ˈtwan üˈoʊ də/ (Show IPA), 1822–96, and his brother Jules Alfred Huot de [zhyl al-fred] /ʒyl alˈfrɛd/ (Show IPA) 1830–70, French art critics, novelists, and historians: collaborators until the death of Jules.
  • acanthopterygians — Plural form of acanthopterygian.
  • accelerator board — a printed circuit board added to a computer that enhances the CPU with a faster microprocessor.
  • accelerator pedal — a pedal pressed with the foot to make a vehicle go faster
  • acceptance region — Statistics. the set of values of a test statistic for which the null hypothesis is accepted.
  • access permission — permission
  • accessory mineral — See at accessory (def 7).
  • accessory pigment — any pigment in plants that can absorb light energy and pass the electrons along to the primary pigment which starts the process of photosynthesis.
  • accidental injury — bodily injury that has an accidental cause, rather than being caused by a disease process or a longstanding medical condition
  • according to plan — If something happens according to plan, it happens in exactly the way that it was intended to happen.
  • accounting period — a period of time for which accounts are drawn up
  • accrued liability — the amount of liability accumulated at a given time but not yet paid.
  • acellular vaccine — a vaccine that contains cellular material but not complete cells, specifically, antigenic or allergenic parts of cells.
  • acetylformic acid — pyruvic acid.
  • achromatic colour — colour, such as white, black, and grey, that is devoid of hue
  • acidity regulator — a substance, such as citric acid, added to food to change or maintain its pH value
  • acme screw thread — a type of screw thread having inclined flat flanks and a flat top and bottom: used in machine tools
  • acoustoelectronic — denoting a device in which electronic signals are converted into acoustic waves, esp in delay lines, etc
  • acquaintance rape — a rape that is carried out by someone that the victim knows
  • acquired immunity — the immunity produced by exposure of an organism to antigens, which stimulates the production of antibodies
  • acromioclavicular — (anatomy) Pertaining to both the acromion and the clavicle.
  • acrosome reaction — the release of enzymes from the acrosome when a spermatozoon encounters the ovum, allowing fusion with the ovum in the sexual reproductive process
  • act of contrition — a short prayer of penitence
  • act of parliament — a law that has been passed by both of the UK Houses of Parliament and has received royal assent
  • act of toleration — the statute (1689) granting religious freedom to dissenting Protestants upon meeting certain conditions.
  • act of uniformity — any of the three statutes (1549, 1559, 1662) regulating public worship services in the Anglican Church, especially the act of 1662 requiring the use of the Book of Common Prayer.
  • actinic keratosis — a precancerous skin condition, characterized by rough red, scaly patches; it is caused by cumulative exposure to the sun and is most common in fair-skinned people
  • activation energy — the least amount of energy required to activate atoms or molecules to a state in which they can undergo a chemical reaction.
  • activation record — (compiler)   (Or "data frame", "stack frame") A data structure containing the variables belonging to one particular scope (e.g. a procedure body), as well as links to other activation records. Activation records are usually created (on the stack) on entry to a block and destroyed on exit. If a procedure or function may be returned as a result, stored in a variable and used in an outer scope then its activation record must be stored in a heap so that its variables still exist when it is used. Variables in the current scope are accessed via the frame pointer which points to the current activation record. Variables in an outer scope are accessed by following chains of links between activation records. There are two kinds of link - the static link and the dynamic link.
  • active ingredient — the part of a substance or compound that produces its chemical or biological effect
  • active vocabulary — the total number of words a person uses in his own speech and writing
  • actuarial science — Actuarial science is a specialist branch of mathematics applying the laws of statistics and probability to insurance.
  • acupressure point — any of the specific points on the body where pressure is applied in acupressure
  • addition reaction — a reaction in which part of a compound is added to one end of a double or triple bond, while the rest adds to the other end, converting it, respectively, to a single or double bond.
  • adjective pronoun — a pronoun used as an adjective, as his in His dinner is ready.
  • adjunct professor — a professor employed by a college or university for a specific purpose or length of time and often part-time.
  • advance directive — a living will or durable power of attorney in which a person states his or her wishes regarding medical treatment in the event of mental incompetency or an inability to communicate.
  • adverse selection — Adverse selection is a term used to describe the tendency of those in dangerous jobs or with high-risk lifestyles to want to take out life insurance.
  • aerobic digestion — Aerobic digestion is a process which uses bacteria and oxygen to break down organic and biological waste.

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