T

Science / Tides and Currents / T: Rate of change of hour angle of mean Sun at place of observation. T = 15° per mean solar hour.

Anti-Fraternal Satire

Entertainment / Literature / Anti-Fraternal Satire: Medieval satire that points out (in humor or anger) the failings and hypocrisies of bad monks, friars, and nuns in particular and the secular clergy and church officers more generally. Examples from T MORE

Christological Figure

Entertainment / Literature / Christological Figure: In theology, Christology is the study of Jesus' nature, i.e., whether Christ had both a human and divine nature, whether he had one sentient will alone or one human will and one divine will, whether h MORE

Analytical Comparison

Entertainment / Literature / Analytical Comparison: Comparison using more and most instead of -er and -est. MORE

Spelling Pronunciation

Entertainment / Literature / Spelling Pronunciation: An unhistorical way of pronouncing a word based on the spelling of a word. MORE

Semantic Contamination

Entertainment / Literature / Semantic Contamination: Change of meaning that occurs when two words sound alike. Because the words are so similar, often the meaning of one becomes attached to the other. This is especially likely with foreign loan words. F MORE

Cotton Vitellius A.Xv

Entertainment / Literature / Cotton Vitellius A.Xv: The Old English manuscript that includes The Passion of Saint Christopher, The Wonders of the East, and The Letter of Alexander to Aristotle, Beowulf, and the Old English translation of Judith. MORE

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