Associations to the word «De»
DE, symbol. (radio slang) from (operator), this is (operator)
DE, verb. (Northumbria) To do.
DE, symbol. The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Germany.
DE, abbreviation. Delaware, a state of the United States of America.
DE, abbreviation. (computing): desktop environment
DE, abbreviation. Diatomaceous earth
DE, abbreviation. (US) (navy) destroyer escort, a type of warship of the destroyer subtype, also called frigate
DE, proper noun. A surname of Bengali origin.
DE, noun. (galaxy) dwarf elliptical galaxy
DE BENE ESSE, adverb. (legal) Conditionally; provisionally; in anticipation of future need.
DE BONIS NON ADMINISTRATIS, adjective. (legal) concerning assets remaining in an estate after the death or removal of the estate administrator; remaining assets as distributed by the second administrator (administrator bonis non)
DE BROGLIE WAVELENGTH, noun. (physics) the wavelength, λ=h/p, associated with a beam of particles of momentum p. (h being Planck's constant.) The same formula gives the momentum of a photon or wavelength λ.
DE BROGLIE-BOHM THEORY, noun. An interpretation of quantum theory. In addition to a wavefunction on the space of all possible configurations, it also postulates an actual configuration that exists even when unobserved.
DE CLÉRAMBAULT'S SYNDROME, noun. Erotomania (delusion of being loved by another)
DE DICTO, adjective. (linguistics) (philosophy) Taking the utterance in consideration, without having a particular referent in mind.
DE DIE IN DIEM, adverb. (legal) from day to day.
DE FACTO, adverb. (modal) In practice; in actual use or existence, regardless of official or legal status.
DE FACTO, adjective. In fact or in practice; in actual use or existence, regardless of official or legal status. (Often opposed to de jure.)
DE FACTO, noun. (Australia) (NZ) A legally undeclared spouse; a partner in a spousal relationship which is not officially declared as a marriage, comparable to / a common law husband or wife.
DE FACTO CORPORATION, noun. (legal) A business entity that is treated as a corporation for certain purposes despite its failure to meet all of the formal requirements imposed by law for a corporation to exist.
DE FACTO CORPORATIONS, noun. Plural of de facto corporation
DE FACTOS, noun. Plural of de facto
DE GRAS, noun. Purified wool fat
DE HAUT EN BAS, adverb. With condescension; superciliously
DE HAVILLAND LAW, proper noun. (US) California Labor Code Section 2855, a law which prevents a court from enforcing specific performance of an exclusive personal services contract beyond the term of seven calendar years from the commencement of service.
DE JOUR, adjective. Contemporary or most recent; en vogue; trendy.
DE JURE, adjective. By right, in accordance with the law, legally.
DE LUXE, adjective. Alternative spelling of deluxe
DE MINIMIS, adjective. Concerning things that are so minor as to be negligible, trivial or trifling. Often used to describe exemptions in government rules and regulations.
DE MINIMIS, adjective. (legal) Beneath judicial notice.
DE MOIVRE NUMBER, noun. (mathematics) Any of several complex numbers that are coordinates of the vertices of a regular polygon of unit radius
DE MORGAN ALGEBRA, noun. (algebra) A bounded distributive lattice which has — additionally — an involution which satisfies De Morgan's laws.
DE MORGAN'S LAW, noun. (mathematics) (logic) Either of two laws in formal logic which state that:
DE MORGAN'S LAW, noun. The negation of a conjunction is the disjunction of the negations; expressed in propositional logic as: ¬ (𝑝 ∧ 𝑞) ⇔ (¬ 𝑝) ∨ (¬ 𝑞)
DE MORGAN'S LAW, noun. The negation of a disjunction is the conjunction of the negations; expressed in propositional logic as: ¬ (𝑝 ∨ 𝑞) ⇔ (¬ 𝑝) ∧ (¬ 𝑞)
DE MORGAN'S LAW, noun. (mathematics) Either of two laws in set theory which state that:
DE MORGAN'S LAW, noun. The complement of a union is the intersection of the complements; as expressed by: (𝐴 ∪ 𝐵)′ = 𝐴′ ∩ 𝐵′
DE MORGAN'S LAW, noun. The complement of an intersection is the union of the complements; as expressed by: (𝐴 ∩ 𝐵)′ = 𝐴′ ∪ 𝐵′
DE MORGAN'S LAW, noun. (mathematics) (loosely) Any of various laws similar to De Morgan’s laws for set theory and logic; for example: ¬∀𝑥 𝑃(𝑥) ⇔ ∃𝑥 ¬𝑃(𝑥)
DE MORGAN'S LAWS, noun. Plural of De Morgan's law
DE NADA, interjection. (US) you're welcome
DE NOVO, adjective. Anew, afresh, from the beginning; without consideration of previous instances, proceedings or determinations.
DE NOVO, adverb. Anew (from the beginning)
DE RE, adjective. (linguistics) (philosophy) Taking the thing of reference in consideration.
DE RIGUEUR, adjective. Necessary according to etiquette, protocol or fashion.
DE SON TORT, adjective. (legal) without authority or right.
DE TROP, adjective. Excessive or superfluous
DE, noun. A Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies.
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