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determinate

1. 
a. able to be predicted or deduced
b. (of an effect) obeying the law of causality
2. Botany (of an inflorescence) having the main and branch stems ending in flowers and unable to grow further; cymose

determinate

[də′tər·mə·nət]
(science and technology)
Bounded by definite limits.
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Often a door is opened, a curtain drawn aside, in the halls of romance, where the reader may roam at will.
Nearer to you, the smooth and unruffled surface is studded with little islands, where the mountain sheep roam in considerable numbers.
Thence he passed to the huge and ferocious bird, the phororachus, and to the great elk which still roams upon this upland.
At other times they roam singly or in pairs in and out of the caves, so that it would have been practically impossible for two men to have passed through the entire twenty-seven chambers without encountering an apt in nearly every one of them.

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