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trivial

1. Maths (of the solutions of a set of homogeneous equations) having zero values for all the variables
2. Biology denoting the specific name of an organism in binomial nomenclature
3. Biology Chem denoting the popular name of an organism or substance, as opposed to the scientific one
4. of or relating to the trivium
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Over these terrible, horrible, not at all trivial things.
During testing, psychologists measured electrodermal activity (changes in the skin's sweat glands), while users were most likely to break a sweat when they believed they had lost important data, sweat levels weren't that far behind when trivial data was considered lost by participants.
The trivial nature of unlocking an iPhone does not serve as an indictment of Apple, McAfee said, as "any computer can be [cracked], and it is a half hour job.
NASDAQ: HAS) said they have launched the Trivial Pursuit & Friends mobile game.
People need to know the truth, everyone would agree with this, but it seems the elderly are the ones that suffer the most, with trivial issues being exaggerated.
The debate should be about those consequences and not some trivial matter The list of words that might cause offense is endless and heard extensively throughout Wales and includes Paddy, Jock and Scouser and, interestingly, apologist
In this visionary novel, "The Yogini With A Thousand Eyes, each day the heroine," Annajoy, carries on an elegant meditative dance with the unremarkable trivial events that occur during her daily life in Amsterdam.
Passing sentence at Southwark Crown Court yesterday, Judge Anthony Leonard told him: "These offences may have taken place a long time ago, when inappropriate and trivial sexual behaviour was more likely to be tolerated, but your offending was not trivial, but of a very serious nature.
Most of the facts are serious, some are trivial or amusing.
But of all the truly trifling crimes there has been none more trivial than.
Maybe a couple of officers could have sorted this out and, yes, we do think its trivial.
Although boredom is common, it's no trivial matter, claims psychologist