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1. (esp of plants) superficially resembling the species specified
2. Music
a. (of a note, interval, etc.) out of tune
b. (of the interval of a perfect fourth or fifth) decreased by a semitone
c. (of a cadence) interrupted or imperfect
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Nonfunctional architectural element; such as a false arch, false attic, false front, false window.
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A small, compiled extensible language with lambda abstractions by W. van Oortmerssen.

For Amiga.
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'Bringing no trust move against Imran Khan is our legal right as Imran Khan is the falsest Prime Minister (PM) in 71 years history of Pakistan', he said this in an informal chat with journalists outside the parliament here Saturday.
your suffering so tamely the Loss of this last Beauty, and allowing her to remain in the Hands of her Ravisher, while you permit another Affection to take Possession of your Soul, is such an Outrage to all Truth and Constancy, that you deserve to be ranked among the falsest of Mankind....looking upon myself, as dishonoured by those often prostituted Vows you have offered me, I am to tell you, that I am highly disobliged; and forbid you to appear in my Presence again, till you have resumed those Thoughts, which are worthy your noble Extraction; and are capable of treating me with that Respect, that is my Due.
The question is to what extent it is life-advancing, life-preserving, species-preserving, perhaps even species-breeding; and our fundamental tendency is to assert that the falsest judgements [...] are the most indispensable to us, that without granting as true the fictions of logic, without measuring reality against the purely invented world of the unconditional and self-identical, without a continual falsification of the world by means of numbers, mankind could not live--that to renounce false judgements would be to renounce life, would be to deny life.
That proved to be the falsest of false dawns as Tony Smith's men stumbled out of the blocks in Super League and eventually came in a disappointing ninth at the end of the regular season.
Jane's self-preservation has far-reaching consequences for which Merlin exposes her as "the falsest lady of any at this time alive" (278), comparing her self-imposed barrenness to "the stroke that Balinus struck" (the Dolorous Stroke of the Grail legend), since "she and her lord should between them have begotten a child by whom the enemies should have been put out of Logres for a thousand years" (278).
But talk of selling him in January could prove the falsest economy of the lot for the Bluebirds.
The Prophet (PBUH) said: "Beware of assumptions, for assumption is the falsest of speech, and do not be inquisitive, and do not spy upon one another, and do not vie with one another, and do not envy one another, and do not hate one another, and do not shun one another; be fellow-brothers and slaves of Allah.
The falsest growth is expected to be in more complex enterprise software such as CRM and BI as demand moves beyond basic ERP solutions.
This, as the cost of the unprecedented number of natural catastrophes in 2011 showed all too clearly, can be one of the falsest economies of all.
Newton, a member of Morpeth's North of England 12-stage relay bronze medallists, proceeded to pull further away on the glory leg and his effort produced the falsest time of the day of 10min 42secs.