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 for E
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Notopodium \No`to*po"di*um\, n.; pl. L. Notopodia, E.
     Notopodiums. [NL., fr. Gr. nw^ton the back + poy`s, podo`s,
     the foot.] (Zool.)
     The dorsal lobe or branch of a parapodium. See Parapodium.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Medium \Me"di*um\, n.; pl. L. Media, E. Mediums. [L.
     medium the middle, fr. medius middle. See Mid, and cf.
     1. That which lies in the middle, or between other things;
        intervening body or quantity. Hence, specifically:
        (a) Middle place or degree; mean.
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                  The just medium . . . lies between pride and
                  abjection.                        --L'Estrange.
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        (b) (Math.) See Mean.
        (c) (Logic) The mean or middle term of a syllogism; that
            by which the extremes are brought into connection.
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     2. A substance through which an effect is transmitted from
        one thing to another; as, air is the common medium of
        sound. Hence: The condition upon which any event or action
        occurs; necessary means of motion or action; that through
        or by which anything is accomplished, conveyed, or carried
        on; specifically, in animal magnetism, spiritualism, etc.,
        a person through whom the action of another being is said
        to be manifested and transmitted.
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              Whether any other liquors, being made mediums, cause
              a diversity of sound from water, it may be tried.
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              I must bring together
              All these extremes; and must remove all mediums.
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     3. An average. [R.]
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              A medium of six years of war, and six years of
              peace.                                --Burke.
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     4. A trade name for printing and writing paper of certain
        sizes. See Paper.
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     5. (Paint.) The liquid vehicle with which dry colors are
        ground and prepared for application.
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     6. (Microbiology) A source of nutrients in which a
        microorganism is placed to permit its growth, cause it to
        produce substances, or observe its activity under defined
        conditions; also called culture medium or growth
        medium. The medium is usually a solution of nutrients in
        water, or a similar solution solidified with gelatin or
     7. A means of transmission of news, advertising, or other
        messages from an information source to the public, also
        called a news medium, such as a newspaper or radio; used
        mostly in the plural form, i. e. news media or media.
        See 1st media[2].
     Circulating medium, a current medium of exchange, whether
        coin, bank notes, or government notes.
     Ethereal medium (Physics), the ether.
     Medium of exchange, that which is used for effecting an
        exchange of commodities -- money or current
        representatives of money.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Amt \Amt\, n.; pl. Amter, E. Amts. [Dan. & Norw., fr. G.]
     An administrative territorial division in Denmark and Norway.
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           Each of the provinces [of Denmark] is divided into
           several amts, answering . . . to the English hundreds.
                                                    --Encyc. Brit.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  E- \E-\
     A Latin prefix meaning out, out of, from; also, without. See
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  E \E\ ([=e]).
     1. The fifth letter of the English alphabet.
     Note: It derives its form, name, and value from the Latin,
           the form and value being further derived from the
           Greek, into which it came from the Ph[oe]nician, and
           ultimately, probably, from the Egyptian. Its
           etymological relations are closest with the vowels i,
           a, and o, as illustrated by to fall, to fell; man, pl.
           men; drink, drank, drench; dint, dent; doom, deem;
           goose, pl. geese; beef, OF. boef, L. bos; and E. cheer,
           OF. chiere, LL. cara.
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     Note: The letter e has in English several vowel sounds, the
           two principal being its long or name sound, as in eve,
           me, and the short, as in end, best. Usually at the end
           of words it is silent, but serves to indicate that the
           preceding vowel has its long sound, where otherwise it
           would be short, as in m[=a]ne, c[=a]ne, m[=e]te, which
           without the final e would be pronounced m[a^]n, c[a^]n,
           m[e^]t. After c and g, the final e indicates that these
           letters are to be pronounced as s and j; respectively,
           as in lace, rage. See Guide to Pronunciation,
           [sect][sect] 74-97.
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     2. (Mus.) E is the third tone of the model diatonic scale.
        E[flat] (E flat) is a tone which is intermediate between D
        and E.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for normal
           reproduction; an important antioxidant that neutralizes
           free radicals in the body [syn: vitamin E, tocopherol,
      2: a radioactive transuranic element produced by bombarding
         plutonium with neutrons [syn: einsteinium, Es, E,
         atomic number 99]
      3: the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees [syn:
         east, due east, eastward, E]
      4: the base of the natural system of logarithms; approximately
         equal to 2.718282...
      5: the 5th letter of the Roman alphabet [syn: E, e]

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

     1. An extension of C++ with database types and
     persistent objects.  E is a powerful and flexible
     procedural programming language.  It is used in the Exodus
     database system.
     See also GNU E.
     ["Persistence in the E Language: Issues and Implementation",
     J.E. Richardson et al, Soft Prac & Exp 19(12):1115-1150 (Dec
     2.  A procedural language by Wouter van
     Oortmerssen with semantics similar to C.  E features
     lists, low-level polymorphism, exception handling, quoted
     expressions, pattern matching and object inheritance.
     Amiga E is a version for the Amiga.

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