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Meaning of "quincuncial" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF QUINCUNCIAL

quincuncial  [kwɪnˈkʌnʃəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF QUINCUNCIAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Quincuncial is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES QUINCUNCIAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

quincuncial

Quincunx

A quincunx /ˈkwɪn.kʌŋks/ is a geometric pattern consisting of five points arranged in a cross, with four of them forming a square or rectangle and a fifth at its center. It forms the arrangement of five units in the pattern corresponding to the five-spot on six-sided dice, playing cards, or dominoes. It is represented in Unicode as U+2059 ⁙ five dot punctuation or U+2684 ⚄ die face-5.

Definition of quincuncial in the English dictionary

The definition of quincuncial in the dictionary is consisting of or having the appearance of a quincunx. Other definition of quincuncial is arranged so that two members overlap another two completely and the fifth overlaps on one margin and is itself overlapped on the other.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH QUINCUNCIAL


confidential
ˌkɒnfɪˈdɛnʃəl
consequential
ˌkɒnsɪˈkwɛnʃəl
differential
ˌdɪfəˈrɛnʃəl
essential
ɪˈsɛnʃəl
existential
ˌɛɡzɪˈstɛnʃəl
experiential
ɪkˌspɪərɪˈɛnʃəl
exponential
ˌɛkspəʊˈnɛnʃəl
financial
fɪˈnænʃəl
influential
ˌɪnflʊˈɛnʃəl
internuncial
ˌɪntəˈnʌnʃəl
potential
pəˈtɛnʃəl
preferential
ˌprɛfəˈrɛnʃəl
presidential
ˌprezɪˈdenʃəl
provincial
prəˈvɪnʃəl
prudential
pruːˈdɛnʃəl
quincunxial
kwɪnˈkʌnʃəl
residential
ˌrɛzɪˈdɛnʃəl
semuncial
sɪˈmʌnʃəl
sequential
sɪˈkwɛnʃəl
substantial
səbˈstænʃəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE QUINCUNCIAL

quinacrine mustard
quinaquina
quinaries
quinary
quinate
quince
quincentenaries
quincentenary
quincentennial
quinche
quincuncially
quincunx
quincunxial
quindecagon
quindecaplet
quindecennial
quindecillion
quine
quinella
quingentenary

WORDS THAT END LIKE QUINCUNCIAL

artificial
beneficial
commercial
comprovincial
crucial
especial
facial
glacial
interprovincial
interracial
judicial
noncommercial
nonfinancial
official
racial
social
special
superficial
uncial
unofficial

Synonyms and antonyms of quincuncial in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «quincuncial» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF QUINCUNCIAL

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Translator English - Chinese

梅花
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

quincuncial
570 millions of speakers

English

quincuncial
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

quincuncial
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

quincuncial
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

quincuncial
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

quincuncial
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

quincuncial
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

quinconce
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Quincuncial
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Quincunx
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

quincuncial
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

quincuncial
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Quincuncial
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

quincuncial
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

quincuncial
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पंचगुणित
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

quincuncial
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

quinconce
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kwinkunksa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

quincuncial
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

quincuncial
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

quincuncial
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

quincuncial
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tärningsfemma
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

quincuncial
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of quincuncial

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «QUINCUNCIAL»

The term «quincuncial» is used very little and occupies the 174.893 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «QUINCUNCIAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about quincuncial

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QUINCUNCIAL»

Discover the use of quincuncial in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to quincuncial and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Writings of Charles S. Peirce: 1879-1884
A. Quincuncial. Projection. of. the. Sphere. P 135: American Journal of Mathematics 2 (1879): 394-96 For meteorological, magnetological and other purposes, it is convenient to have a projection of the sphere which shall show the connection ...
Charles Sanders Peirce, Max Harold Fisch, Christian J. W. Kloesel, 1989
2
Flowering Plants. Eudicots: Berberidopsidales, Buxales, ...
Trees; hairs unicellular; terminal bud perulate, colleters present; leaves spiral, secondary veins distant, tertiaries often scalariform; inflorescences terminal, with ∞ flowers; sepals 5, quincuncial; petals 5, contorted; anthers 1.2–2mm long, gland ...
Klaus Kubitzki, C. Bayer, P.F. Stevens, 2007
3
Poe's Pym: Critical Explorations
Later in the essay, Browne evokes the quincuncial network as a micro- cosmic symbol of the world when he points out that in the Egyptian hieroglyphics "Orus, the Hieroglyphick of the world, is described in a Net-work covering, from the ...
Richard Kopley, 1992
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THE AMERICAN NATURALIST
quincuncial to the left. The other buds of that species were not observed. In the latter (A. cannabinuin) four buds showed the sepals quincuncial to the left, and one to the right. It will be observed that the aestivation of Asclepias and Apocy- num ...
A.S. PACKARD, JR., 1877
5
The American Naturalist
Mechanical Cause of Quincuncial Phyllotaxy. — In a preliminary note on this subject, Prof. F. Delpino, of the Royal University of Genoa, describes the following experiment by which he has reached certain conclusions concerning phyllotaxy ...
‎1880
6
Types of floral mechanism: a selection of diagrams and ...
Ascending, and its reverse Descending. IV. Cochlear. V. Right Contorted. Fig. 7. Types of prefloration of a pentamerous corolla. Thus if « members, arranged in sequence like a whorl cf. Kichler (187 1). or Left Convolute. Quincuncial. Bilateral .
Arthur Harry Church, 1908
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Physiological Botany: An Abridgement of The Students' Guide ...
When in a quincuncial arrangement the second part of the cycle becomes wholly internal instead of being external, the regularity of the quincunx is interrupted, and a variety of aestivation occurs to which the name cochlear has been given ( Fig ...
Robert Bentley, 1886
8
Geological Survey Professional Paper
Pseudonodulus on inner edge of the quincuncial zone. Remarks. — The justification for using Actinocyclus octonarius in place of A. ehrenbergii has been well presented by Hendey (1937) and Lohman (1942) and need not be repeated here.
Geological Survey (U.S.), 1976
9
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A massing of the quincunx arrangement produces an effect analogous to that of the lines on a chess-board or of latticework, while botanists recognise a quincuncial structure in several of the parts of plants. This may serve, perhaps, as enough ...
Robert Hartwell Fiske, 2011
10
In the Maw of the Earth Monster: Mesoamerican Ritual Cave Use
Alternative Spatial Models Although the quincuncial frame is an important model in Mesoamerican cognitive structure, other models exist. Taube (1988a:163— 168), for example, presents evidence from ethnohistorical texts for a circular world ...
James E. Brady, Keith M. Prufer, 2013

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QUINCUNCIAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term quincuncial is used in the context of the following news items.
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Evolution and Development of Mughal Garden
In this hortus conculus (walled garden), trees were planted in quincuncial patterns. Flowers were lavishly used and midget plants were grown for fruit trees. «The Nation, Sep 14»
2
How to copy biological growth, and transform 2D gels into 3D shapes
Image: A halftone printing method is used to program the growth of a flat sheet into a sphere through a pattern based on the Peirce quincuncial map projection ... «io9, Mar 12»

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