, more inseparably, most inseparably
Pertaining to the incapability of being divided or separated: Lynn's life is inseparably connected to her two daughters and their families and the loving relationship will last forever!
, more irreparable, most irreparable
A reference to something which is too bad to be corrected or restored: Oil spills have been doing irreparable
damage to coastal bays and beaches, especially with the killing of millions of fish in the waters.
The football coach did irreparable harm to his reputation and career when it was discovered that he had been depositing millions of dollars in Swiss banks in order to avoid paying taxes.
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The structures that permit movements of the body and its parts; such as, the skeleton, articulations, and muscles.
masticating apparatus, masticatory apparatus, stomatognathic system, masticatory system organs of mastication
All of the structures involved in mastication, including the teeth, jaws, temporomandibular joint (jaw joint formed by the mandible [lower jaw bone] moving against the temporal [temple and side] bone of the skull), muscles of mastication, tongue, and the associated nervous system.
Melius bene imperare quam imperium ampliare.
Translation: "It is more important to reign the empire well than to increase it."
Motto of King Rudolf of Habsburg, Germany (1273-1291).
1. A device consisting of a canopy attached to a harness that is used to slow the speed at which a person or object drops from an aircraft.
2. A folding, umbrellalike, fabric device with cords supporting a harness or straps for allowing a person, object, package, etc., to float down safely through the air from a great height; especially, from an aircraft.
It is rendered effective by the resistance of the air that expands it during the descent and so, it reduces the velocity of the fall.
1. A light, usually small umbrella carried as protection from the sun.
2. An umbrella made to provide shade from the sun.
3. Etymology: from French parasol (1580), from Italian parasole; literally, "protection from the sun", from para-, "defense against" (from verb parere, "to ward off") + sole, "sun" from Latin solem, sol).
Etymology: from Old French parer, "to arrange, prepare, trim" from Latin parare "to make ready"; related to parere "to produce, bring forth, give birth to".