causticity


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causticity

[kȯ′stis·əd·ē]
(chemistry)
The property of being caustic.
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2), and they showed that particles were actually moving on sinusoidal waves per coordinate of the search space, while causticity was offering a means to control its frequency and amplitude.
The causticity found in this novel distances it from the jocosity and jubilance often associated with satiric works of the Horatian tradition.
With characteristic wit and causticity, Halliday provides us with a via negativa that takes aim at certain trends in contemporary poetry, trends borrowed from the L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E poets and popularized by the now-teeming "post-avant" poets, who, as Halliday hints, dogmatically obfuscate if not obliterate any narrative sense or lyric cohesion in their poems.