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Biology folded on itself

complicate

[′käm·plə‚kāt]
(invertebrate zoology)
Folded lengthwise several times, as applied to insect wings.
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It was complicated enough without me--with me it was more so.
I do not wish to assert that this is the whole truth about mathematical propositions, for the question is complicated, and I do not know what the whole truth is.
This judgment seems more complicated, but has certainly gained in precision.
Enough has been said to show that the correspondence between the belief and its objective is more complicated in this case than in that of the window to the left of the door, and this was all that had to be proved.
More complicated propositions can be dealt with on the same lines.
A complicated affair," said Porthos; "where will you begin?
Though the proper province of juries be to determine matters of fact, yet in most cases legal consequences are complicated with fact in such a manner as to render a separation impracticable.
The nature of a court of equity will readily permit the extension of its jurisdiction to matters of law; but it is not a little to be suspected, that the attempt to extend the jurisdiction of the courts of law to matters of equity will not only be unproductive of the advantages which may be derived from courts of chancery, on the plan upon which they are established in this State, but will tend gradually to change the nature of the courts of law, and to undermine the trial by jury, by introducing questions too complicated for a decision in that mode.
The anger of God was now ready to fall upon his head for these daring and complicated crimes; the Emperor had already confiscated all his goods, and given the government of the kingdom of Tigre to Keba Christos, a good Catholic, who was sent with a numerous army to take possession of it.
And an artist is a man of action, whether he creates a personality, invents an expedient, or finds the issue of a complicated situation.
Delays in diagnosis, ranging from 50% to 84% of cases,[2,3] often lead to complicated AA in children aged <5 years.
SAN FRANCISCO -- The effectiveness of complicated grief treatment rests, to a significant extent, on its capacity to reduce the grieving patient's level of avoidance of reminders of the loss, Kim Glickman, PhD, said at the annual conference of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America.