commonest

superlative of common

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Commonest — Common Com mon, a. [Compar. {Commoner}; superl. {Commonest}.] [OE. commun, comon, OF. comun, F. commun, fr. L. communis; com + munis ready to be of service; cf. Skr. mi to make fast, set up, build, Goth. gamains common, G. gemein, and E. mean low …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • commonest — com·mon || kÉ’mÉ™n n. open public area in a city or town, park, square (also commons) adj. shared, belonging to more than one; ordinary; usual, frequent; public; mediocre, of the masses …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Alport's syndrome — Commonest of the hereditary nephropathies. Associated with nerve deafness and variable ocular disorders. Seems to be due to a defect in basement membrane …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • merocrine — Commonest mode of secretion in which a secretory vesicle fuses with the plasma membrane and releases its contents to the exterior …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • pyramidal cells — Commonest nerve cells of the cerebral cortex …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • pottery — /pot euh ree/, n., pl. potteries. 1. ceramic ware, esp. earthenware and stoneware. 2. the art or business of a potter; ceramics. 3. a place where earthen pots or vessels are made. [1475 85; POTTER1 + Y3] * * * I One of the oldest and most… …   Universalium

  • architecture — /ahr ki tek cheuhr/, n. 1. the profession of designing buildings, open areas, communities, and other artificial constructions and environments, usually with some regard to aesthetic effect. Architecture often includes design or selection of… …   Universalium

  • Robert Gilbert (chemist) — Robert G. Gilbert (born 1946) is one of the world s foremost polymer chemists, particularly in the field of emulsion polymerisation. In 1970, he gained his PhD from the Australian National University, and worked at the University of Sydney from… …   Wikipedia

  • English words with uncommon properties — For the purposes of this article, any word which has appeared in a recognised general English dictionary published in the 20th century or later is considered a candidate. For interest, some archaic words, non standard words and proper names are… …   Wikipedia

  • Chionodoxa — Glory of the snow in the snow Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.