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degenerate

1. Physics
a. (of the constituents of a system) having the same energy but different wave functions
b. (of a semiconductor) containing a similar number of electrons in the conduction band to the number of electrons in the conduction band of metals
c. (of a resonant device) having two or more modes of equal frequency
2. Biology (of a plant or animal) having undergone degeneration
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Though family lore indicated that Neumann suffered under the Degenerate label, only recently was clear documentary evidence found - in the only surviving catalogue of Entartete Kunst, held in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
Veron examines elliptic second-order degenerate quasilinear equations, of which the model is the p-Laplacian, with or without dominant lower order reaction term.
An n-simplex is said to be degenerate if it belongs to the image of one of the degeneracy maps, otherwise it is non-degenerate.
Traditional approaches to treating degenerated or torn rotator cuffs often do not address poor quality of the underlying tendon tissue, and a significant number of these tendons after standard treatment either degenerate further and/or re-tear.
MIAMI, Dhu-AlQa'dah 20, 1436, September 04, 2015, SPA --Tropical Storm Fred is moving across the Atlantic but is expected to degenerate soon, AP reported.
Madrid: Spain's interior minister warned in an interview published on Sunday there was a "real" risk that Catalan government's push for independence could degenerate into violence.
People need to understand that it is not our responsibility that things degenerated to this point, but our responsibility is not to let it degenerate further.
Peters hoped the face-off between Nazi and degenerate art--the kitsch of Adolf Ziegler's triptych The Four Elements, 1937, versus the brilliance of Beckmann's own triptych Departure, 1932-35, for instance--would prove the avant-garde's aesthetic superiority.
Everything the Dadaists preached, everything they saw as relevant came under the Nazi jackboot as gutter art, repulsive, decadent and degenerate.
Neue Galerie's current exhibition, Degenerate Art: the Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany 1937, has received overwhelmingly positive pressso much so that Neue recently extended the show's run until September; epic lines stretch around the block, and Neue's special exhibition galleries are stuffed full with visitors.
One room in the Neue Galerie exhibition contrasts the so-called degenerate art with the officially sanctioned art of the period, including works that were elegantly displayed at the grand 1937 "Great German Art Exhibition," which opened one day before and a stone's throw away from the "En-tartete Kunst" show.
This was suggested at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting in Cleveland by astronomers and physicists who are experts on what are called degenerate stars.