Natural impulse

  • 1 natural impulse — index conatus Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 impulse — 01. On an [impulse], I decided it would be fun to take my wife out to dinner as a surprise. 02. When my boss told me I was fired, my first [impulse] was to punch him, but I quickly decided that it wouldn t be a good idea. 03. She had to fight the …

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  • 3 Impulse — Im pulse, n. [L. impulsus, fr. impellere. See {Impel}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of impelling, or driving onward with sudden force; impulsion; especially, force so communicated as to produced motion suddenly, or immediately. [1913 Webster] All… …

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  • 4 Impulse excitation technique — PracticalThe impulse excitation technique is a nondestructive test method that uses natural frequency, dimensions and mass of a test piece to determine Young s modulus, Shear modulus, Poisson s ratio and damping coefficient.Dimensions and mass of …

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  • 5 Impulse — I (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Impulse >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 impulse impulse impulsion impetus Sgm: N 1 momentum momentum Sgm: N 1 push push pulsion thrust shove jog jolt …

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  • 6 impulse — noun 1 sudden strong wish ADJECTIVE ▪ strong ▪ irresistible ▪ first, initial, original ▪ My first impulse was to run away …

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  • 7 impulse — Synonyms and related words: actuation, archetypal pattern, archetype, atomic power, automatic writing, automatism, blind impulse, catalyst, collective unconscious, compulsion, compulsiveness, conditioning, constraint, drive, echolalia, echopraxia …

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  • 8 Natural monopoly — A monopoly describes a situation where all (or most) sales in a market are undertaken by a single firm. A natural monopoly by contrast is a condition on the cost technology of an industry whereby it is most efficient (involving the lowest long… …

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  • 9 impulse — 1. A sudden pushing or driving force. 2. A sudden, often unreasoning, determination to perform some act. 3. The action potential of a nerve fiber. [L. im pello, pp. pulsus, to push against, impel (inp )] apex i. conventionally the lowermost,… …

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  • 10 natural — adj. 1 not made by people VERBS ▪ be ▪ All the materials are natural. ADVERB ▪ completely, totally ▪ completely natural materials …

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  • 11 impulse — I. transitive verb (impulsed; impulsing) Date: 1611 to give an impulse to II. noun Etymology: Latin impulsus, from impellere to impel Date: 1647 1. a. inspiration, motivation …

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  • 12 blind impulse — Synonyms and related words: archetypal pattern, archetype, automatic response, automatic writing, automatism, brain wave, brainstorm, collective unconscious, compulsiveness, conditioning, drive, echolalia, echopraxia, fancy, flash, fleeting… …

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  • 13 Ethics — • Many writers regard ethics as any scientific treatment of the moral order and divide it into theological, or Christian, ethics (moral theology) and philosophical ethics (moral philosophy) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ethics …

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  • 14 instinct — Synonyms and related words: a thing for, ability, affinity, aptitude, aptness, archetypal pattern, archetype, automatic response, automatic writing, automatism, bent, bias, blind impulse, brain wave, brainstorm, bump, caliber, capability,… …

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  • 15 nature, philosophy of — Introduction       the discipline that investigates substantive issues regarding the actual features of nature as a reality. The discussion here is divided into two parts: the philosophy of physics and the philosophy of biology.       In this… …

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  • 16 Necessity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Necessity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 involuntariness involuntariness Sgm: N 1 instinct instinct blind impulse Sgm: N 1 inborn proclivity inborn proclivity innate proclivity Sgm: N 1 native tendency native tendency… …

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  • 17 Education — • In the broadest sense, education includes all those experiences by which intelligence is developed, knowledge acquired, and character formed. In a narrower sense, it is the work done by certain agencies and institutions, the home and the school …

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  • 18 Park School of Baltimore — The Park School of Baltimore is a private, co educational K 12 school located in Brooklandville, Maryland, USA, just north of the city of Baltimore. The campus lies to the south of Old Court Road in Baltimore County. Park School s current… …

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  • 19 drive — Synonyms and related words: Autobahn, Sunday drive, US highway, acceleration, activity, actuate, advance, advance against, advance upon, adventuresomeness, adventurousness, aggravated assault, aggression, aggressiveness, airing, alley, alleyway,… …

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  • 20 urge — Synonyms and related words: accelerate, admonish, advise, advocate, affirm, allege, appetite, appetition, apply pressure, ardor, argue, ask, assert, automatic response, beg, beseech, beset, besiege, blandish, blind impulse, brain wave, brainstorm …

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