Associations to the word «Appendix»

Wiktionary

APPENDIX, noun. (obsolete in general sense) Something attached to something else; an attachment or accompaniment.
APPENDIX, noun. Specifically, a text added to the end of a book or an article, containing information that is important to but is not the main idea of the main text.
APPENDIX, noun. (anatomy) The vermiform appendix, an inner organ without known use that can become inflamed.

Dictionary definition

APPENDIX, noun. Supplementary material that is collected and appended at the back of a book.
APPENDIX, noun. A vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch.

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.