free

(redirected from freeness)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Idioms.

free

1. (of a country, etc.) autonomous or independent
2. (of jazz) totally improvised, with no preset melodic, harmonic, or rhythmic basis
3. Law of property
a. not subject to payment of rent or performance of services; freehold
b. not subject to any burden or charge, such as a mortgage or lien; unencumbered
4. Chem chemically uncombined
5. Logic denoting an occurrence of a variable not bound by a quantifier
6. Nautical (of the wind) blowing from the quarter

free

References in periodicals archive ?
Such enforced intimacy is a pulse that propels the reader through the poem: "the spiked municipalities rationed their handouts / of free bread, free bicycles, free bracelets / free sugars, free plastics, free razor blades, / free bullets, free coverings, free enclosures, / free fences, free, free, absolutely free freeness.
17) Article VI entitled, "On the Freeness of Salvation," viewed salvation as free to all and "the immediate duty of all to accept them by a cordial, [penitent], and obedient faith; and that nothing prevents the salvation of the greatest sinner on earth except his own [inherent depravity and] voluntary refusal to submit to the Lord Jesus Christ.
Participants of the July 2008 conference share recent research on affine transformation crossed product type algebras and noncommutative surfaces, C*-algebras associated with iterated function systems, extending representations of normed algebras in Banach spaces, and freeness of group actions on C*-algebras.
There are significant differences in how freeness and fairness of elections are judged in the respective areas.
He said, "Roy is a remarkable man and one who has enjoyed a life that has criss-crossed the globe from an early age; a life imbued with enormous energy and adventure; a life full of love, a gentleness of character and freeness of spirit which meant lifelong friendships were forged wherever he happened to be and whomever he happened to meet.
This leads him into increasingly utopian pronouncements about our new era of freeness.
I focus on the impressionism of freeness, and the contrast between shiny and dark parts of a statue -- the extreme differences between the two.
Bush took care to observe that Hooker could speak of the freeness of grace, but in the context of a comprehensive analysis of Hooker's many writings the matter of the preacher's free-grace commitment remained relatively unelaborated.
I don't feel as inspired by England; I love the freeness and sense of relaxation in Spain and Greece.
We evaluated the effects of processing variables (digester temperature, refining level, and sodium hydroxide content) on fiber length, freeness, fines content, and shive content.
Even though the components are correct in the sense that they are live (implying freeness of deadlock), bounded (implying absence of capacity overflow) and reversible (implying the capability of being reinitialised from any reachable states), the integrated system may not be correct, especially as competition of common resources exists.
An equivalent of that over monoids for which torsion freeness implies U - (P) is given too.