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definite

Botany
a. denoting a type of growth in which the main stem ends in a flower, as in a cymose inflorescence; determinate
b. (esp of flower parts) limited or fixed in number in a given species
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Meter, the distinguishing formal mark of poetry and all verse, is merely rhythm which is regular in certain fundamental respects, roughly speaking is rhythm in which the recurrence of stressed syllables or of feet with definite time-values is regular.
All this, and much more, at a cost of interminable time and patience, Nalasu taught him, and much more he taught him, increasing his vocabulary so that, at a distance, they could hold quick and sharply definite conversations.
Led by the new light that had fallen on her, Emily returned to the library the next morning with a definite idea of what she had to look for.
I fear that unless you can give me some more definite information than this it would be impossible to get him to move.
I cannot say anything definite, for I do not know anything definite.
Western European languages usually express simple definiteness by means of definite articles.
Definite Ruby certainly seems to save her best for Punchestown as her most recent win, a 2m4f handicap hurdle in January, was also at today's venue.
Keywords and Phrases: Positive definite functions, Dunkl transform, Dunkl translation.
For quadratic hyperbolic pencils, Higham, Tisseur and Van Dooren [5] proposed a method for testing hyperbolicity and for constructing a definite linearization.
Humihingi kami ng pasensya na hindi kami makapagbigay ng definite time when we can restore power.
Note that example (2b) below has a specific reading when the definite article is used.
3 : unquestionable <Your grades show a definite improvement.