co|ex|tinc|tion


co|ex|tinc|tion
co|ex|tinc|tion «KOH ihk STIHNGK shuhn», noun.
mutual or simultaneous extinction: »

... coexistence is preferable to coextinction (Bulletin of Atomic Scientists).


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  • in|dis|tinc|tion — «IHN dihs TIHNGK shuhn», noun. 1. lack of distinction or discrimination; failure to distinguish. 2. absence of distinction or difference; being indistinguishable. 3. absence of distinction or eminence …   Useful english dictionary

  • con|tra|dis|tinc|tion — «KON truh dihs TIHNGK shuhn», noun. distinction by opposition or contrast: »Today we cross the continent in airplanes in contradistinction to the slow covered wagons of our ancestors …   Useful english dictionary

  • ex|tinc|tion — «ehk STIHNGK shuhn», noun. 1. the act or process of extinguishing: »The sudden extinction of the lights left us in darkness. 2. the condition of being extinguished; extinct condition: »Regression or devolution and extinction are quite as much a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in|tinc|tion — «ihn TIHNGK shuhn», noun. Ecclesiastical. the act of dipping the bread in water or wine in order to administer both together. ╂[< Latin intinctiō, ōnis < intinguere dip (something) into < in in + tinguere moisten, tinge] …   Useful english dictionary

  • dis|tinc|tion — …   Useful english dictionary

  • dis·tinc·tion — /dıˈstıŋkʃən/ noun, pl tions 1 [count] : a difference that you can see, hear, smell, feel, etc. : a noticeable difference between things or people These dogs are different breeds, but this distinction is lost on most people. [=most people do not… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ex·tinc·tion — /ıkˈstıŋkʃən/ noun, pl tions : the state or situation that results when something (such as a plant or animal species) has died out completely [noncount] the extinction of all life in the region Several bird species are threatened with extinction …   Useful english dictionary

  • tinc — dis·tinc·tio; dis·tinc·tion; dis·tinc·tion·less; dis·tinc·tive·ly; dis·tinc·tive·ness; ex·tinc·teur; ex·tinc·tion; ex·tinc·tive; in·tinc·tion; tinc·tion; tinc·to·ri·al; dis·tinc·tive; tinc·ture; tinc·to·ri·al·ly; …   English syllables

  • tion — ab·bre·vi·a·tion; ab·di·ca·tion; ab·duc·tion; ab·er·ra·tion; ab·er·ra·tion·al; ab·jec·tion; ab·junc·tion; ab·ju·ra·tion; ab·lac·ta·tion; ab·la·tion; ab·lu·tion; ab·mi·gra·tion; ab·ne·ga·tion; ab·o·li·tion; ab·o·li·tion·ary; ab·o·li·tion·dom;… …   English syllables

  • Tinc (protocol) — tinc is a self routing, mesh networking protocol, used for compressed, encrypted, virtual private networks. It was started in 1998 by Guus Sliepen, Ivo Timmermans, and Robert van der Meulen, and released as a GPL licensed project. It remains… …   Wikipedia


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