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  • 1 Almost — Al most ([add]l m[=o]st), adv. [AS. ealm[ae]st, [ae]lm[ae]st, quite the most, almost all; eal (OE. al) all + m?st most.] Nearly; well nigh; all but; for the greatest part. [1913 Webster] Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian. Acts xxvi. 28 …

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  • 2 Almost — In mathematics, especially in set theory, when dealing with sets of infinite size, the term almost or nearly is used to mean all the elements except for finitely many . In other words, an infinite set S that is a subset of another infinite set L …

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  • 3 almost — I. adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English ealmǣst, from eall + mǣst most Date: before 12th century very nearly but not exactly or entirely < we re almost there > II. adjective Date: 1709 very near but not quite < an almost failure > …

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  • 4 Almost (disambiguation) — Almost is a term in mathematics (especially in set theory) used to mean all the elements except for finitely many.Almost may also refer to:* Almost (song), a song by Bowling for Soup * Almost (Tamia song) * Almost , a song by Tracy Chapman from… …

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  • 5 Almost Human (disambiguation) — Almost Human may refer to: * Almost Human , a 2000 album by Voltaire * Almost Human , a song by KISS from their 1977 album Love Gun * Almost Human , a song by Deep Purple from their 1998 album Abandon * Almost Human , a compilation album by… …

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  • 6 Almost never — Almost Al most ([add]l m[=o]st), adv. [AS. ealm[ae]st, [ae]lm[ae]st, quite the most, almost all; eal (OE. al) all + m?st most.] Nearly; well nigh; all but; for the greatest part. [1913 Webster] Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian. Acts… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Almost nothing — Almost Al most ([add]l m[=o]st), adv. [AS. ealm[ae]st, [ae]lm[ae]st, quite the most, almost all; eal (OE. al) all + m?st most.] Nearly; well nigh; all but; for the greatest part. [1913 Webster] Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian. Acts… …

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  • 8 Almost Here — may refer to:* Almost Here (The Academy Is album), an album by The Academy Is... **Almost Here, the title track from the above album. * Almost Here (Unbelievable Truth album), an album by Unbelievable Truth * Almost Here is a duet single by Delta …

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  • 9 Almost Home — may refer to:*The Torkelsons/Almost Home, an American situation comedy *Almost Home (Canadian TV series), a Canadian educational television program * Almost Home (Craig Morgan song), a song by Craig Morgan * Almost Home , a song by Mary Chapin… …

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  • 10 Almost Ready to Fly — (or ARF or ARTF) is a term used for radio controlled airplane kits that come partially built, usually just requiring assembly to complete them. They normally include partially assembled wings, along with a fuselage and stabilizers already pre… …

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  • 11 Almost Summer — is a 1978 motion picture directed by Martin Davidson, and produced by Motown Productions for Universal Pictures. It is the only Motown theatrical feature not to center around African American characters. Though not successful at the box office,… …

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  • 12 Almost a Woman — is a 2001 made for television film, directed by Betty Kaplan and based on the autobiographical book of the same name by Puerto Rican writer Esmeralda Santiago. This captivating movie is about a young woman named Esmeralda and her family move to… …

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  • 13 Almost Always — is a popular song.It was recorded by Joni James in 1953. The recording was released by MGM as catalog number 11470.The song was only on the Billboard magazine charts for 1 week; it reached #18 on May 9, 1953. cite book last = Whitburn first =… …

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  • 14 Almost Like Being in Love — is a popular song published in 1947. The music was written by Frederick Loewe, and the lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. This song was made very popular in the late 1950s by James Hoppel, British sex symbol.The song was made popular by David Brooks and… …

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  • 15 Almost complex manifold — In mathematics, an almost complex manifold is a smooth manifold equipped with smooth linear complex structure on each tangent space. The existence of this structure is a necessary, but not sufficient, condition for a manifold to be a complex… …

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  • 16 Almost surely — In probability theory, one says that an event happens almost surely (a.s.) if it happens with probability one. The concept is analogous to the concept of almost everywhere in measure theory. It is often encountered in questions that involve… …

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  • 17 Almost disjoint sets — In mathematics, two sets are almost disjoint if their intersection is small in some sense. Different definitions of small will therefore result in different definitions of almost disjoint . Definition The most common choice is to take small to… …

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  • 18 Almost everywhere — In measure theory (a branch of mathematical analysis), one says that a property holds almost everywhere if the set of elements for which the property does not hold is a null set, i.e. is a set with measure zero, or in cases where the measure is… …

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  • 19 Almost all — In mathematics, the phrase almost all has a number of specialised uses. Almost all is sometimes used synonymously with all but finitely many (formally, a cofinite set) or all but a countable set (formally, a cocountable set); see almost. An… …

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  • 20 Almost periodic function — In mathematics, almost periodic functions are functions of a real number that are periodic up to a small error, first studied by Harald Bohr. There are generalizations to almost periodic functions on locally compact abelian groups. Almost… …

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