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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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contained trivialities Tree is packed with visceral anger, shattered innocence, and grave injustice - but also stunning set design, youthful energy and vibrancy.
Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah KUWAIT, Nov 17 (KUNA) -- Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah has affirmed that relations between the Kuwaiti and Egyptian peoples cannot be strained with trivialities. The deputy minister made the assertion in a statement to KUNA, reacting to some rhetoric on social media.
Summary: On Monday morning I received a forwarded voice message, which appeared at first glance similar to the endless barrage of trivialities we all have to cope with.
Do not go into trivialities about the women's knees.
Three types of driver distraction were studied - mentally challenging questions, emotionally charged questions, and "texting trivialities".
AL-MUSTAQBAL: Berri proposes all electoral drafts on committee table...and Aoun escalates against parliament Beirutis interact...and Itani feels "confidence of people" THE DAILYSTAR: Cabinet tackles trivialities, Berri calls for vote law talks Having failed to address urgent issues like the worsening socio-economic crisis and enduring political differences among its members in past sessions, the Cabinet opted Wednesday to tackle trivial matters such as approving the formation of a ministerial committee to study the terms of incinerators related to trash treatment.
COULD I just re-educate those with short memories who read the Examiner about a problem the Government was having with people bypassing their doctors and going straight up to the A&E department for treatment, thus tying up with trivialities doctors that could be better utilised elsewhere.
Surely he earns enough to have built himself a pad away from such trivialities.
Whilst appreciating that space is limited when we see the money wasted on trivialities by Government - both national and local - surely such aircraft that literally saved the world should be on public display.
It was nothing, really, and life is far too short for trivialities.
They don't use it as a drop-in centre for trivialities. The government are always making cuts to hard-pressed people of England.
In short stories separated, like music, by 'intermezzi', we follow the lead character as she travels down many divergent paths during the tumultuous first half of the 20th century, noting how such seeming trivialities regarding weather or chance encounters can alter a whole life's outcome.