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region

1. an area considered as a unit for geographical, functional, social, or cultural reasons
2. an administrative division of a country
3. (in Scotland from 1975 until 1996) any of the nine territorial divisions into which the mainland of Scotland was divided for purposes of local government; replaced in 1996 by council areas

Region

 

(1) A territory identified by certain characteristics or peculiarities. In many cases, a taxonomic unit, as in physico-geographical region.

(2) In certain countries outside the USSR, an administrative and territorial unit, as in Paris region.

region

[′rē·jən]
(computer science)
A group of machine addresses which refer to a base address.
(mathematics)
The union of an open connected set with a subset of its boundary points (which may be the entire boundary or the empty set).
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Thorax: pronotal disc with brown dots in lateral region, and sparse green dots in median region, medial sinus white.
Color in life: Dorsal region dark yellow, lateral region silvery-white, more so ventrally.
Since the electric and magnetic field of the optimized mode decrease in lateral regions, and power is confined in the central region of air, both conductor and dielectric losses decrease.
Vertex slightly broader than long, with a deep fovea posterior to center and a prominent, longitudinal sulcate impression on each side of median line, ocellar and lateral regions near the eyes swollen, gradually rounded anteriorly, posterior margin slightly emarginated, anterior margin invaginated at point of excision; anterior ocellus visible in front; genal cones small, about one-fifth as long as vertex, much below the level of vertex.
Thorax: Pronotum uniformly shaded with black, except two small yellowish marks on anterior region; mesonotum yellowish, shaded with black; mesoscutellum brownish with black marks, lateral regions yellowish, plumidium absent; metanotum yellowish shaded with black; pleural and stemal sclerites whitish.
Mesonotum rectangular with slightly protruding borders (in dorsal view); long golden-brown decumbent hairs scattered on dorsum; hairs absent on lateral regions.