manifold

  • 1 manifold — [ manifɔld ] n. m. • 1930; mot angl., pour manifold paper ♦ Anglic. 1 ♦ Carnet comportant plusieurs séries de feuilles et de papier carbone. 2 ♦ (1960) Techn. Ensemble de vannes et de conduits orientant un fluide vers un réservoir ou des… …

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  • 2 manifold — [man′ə fōld΄] adj. [ME < OE manigfeald: see MANY & FOLD] 1. having many and various forms, features, parts, etc. [manifold wisdom] 2. of many sorts; many and varied; multifarious: used with a plural noun [manifold duties] 3. being such in many …

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  • 3 Manifold — Man i*fold, a. [AS. manigfeald. See {Many}, and {Fold}.] 1. Various in kind or quality; many in number; numerous; multiplied; complicated. [1913 Webster] O Lord, how manifold are thy works! Ps. civ. 24. [1913 Webster] I know your manifold… …

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  • 4 manifold — manifóld s. n., pl. manifólde Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  MANIFÓLD s.n. 1. (Anglicism) Carnet de note, de facturi etc. cu cotor. 2. (tehn.) Colector; conductă de aducţie. ♦ Claviatură. [< engl., fr. manifold] …

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  • 5 Manifold — Man i*fold, n. 1. A copy of a writing made by the manifold process. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mech.) A cylindrical pipe fitting, having a number of lateral outlets, for connecting one pipe with several others; as, the exhaust manifold of an automobile… …

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  • 6 Manifold — Man i*fold, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Manifolded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Manifolding}.] To take copies of by the process of manifold writing; as, to manifold a letter. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 manifold — I adjective assorted, considerable, divers, diverse, diversified, innumerable, many, miscellaneous, multifarious, multifold, multiform, multiple, multiplex, multiplicate, multitudinous, myriad, numerous, populous, profuse, several, sundry,… …

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  • 8 Manifold —   [ mænɪfəʊld], John Streeter, australischer Schriftsteller und Musikhistoriker, * Melbourne 21. 4. 1915, ✝ Brisbane 19. 4. 1985; verfasste v. a. satirische, aber auch romantische Verse sowie Lyrik über den Krieg. Bekannt wurde er auch als… …

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  • 9 manifold — [adj] abundant, many assorted, complex, copious, different, diverse, diversified, diversiform, multifarious, multifold, multiform, multiple, multiplied, multitudinous, multivarious, numerous, sundry, varied, various; concepts 564,762,781 Ant. one …

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  • 10 manifold — ► ADJECTIVE formal or literary 1) many and various. 2) having many different forms. ► NOUN 1) a pipe or chamber branching into several openings. 2) (in an internal combustion engine) the part conveying air and fuel from the carburettor to the… …

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  • 11 Manifold — For other uses, see Manifold (disambiguation). The sphere (surface of a ball) is a two dimensional manifold since it can be represented by a collection of two dimensional maps. In mathematics (specifically in differential geometry and topology),… …

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  • 12 manifold — [1] A pipe or number of pipes connecting a series of holes or outlets to a common opening. [2] A device which controls refrigerant flow for system test purposes by means of hand valves which can open or close various passageways connected… …

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  • 13 manifold — {{11}}manifold (adj.) O.E. monigfald (Anglian), manigfeald (W.Saxon), various, varied in appearance, complicated; numerous, abundant, from manig (see MANY (Cf. many)) + feald (see FOLD (Cf. fold)). A common Germanic compound (Cf. O.Fris.… …

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  • 14 manifold — A chamber having a number of outlets for distributing fluids or gases. Examples: fuel manifold, exhaust manifold, hydraulic manifold, inlet manifold, engine manifold, etc. See exhaust manifold and oxygen manifold …

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  • 15 manifold — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English manigfeald, from manig many + feald fold Date: before 12th century 1. a. marked by diversity or variety b. many 2. comprehending or uniting various features ; multifarious 3 …

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  • 16 Manifold — Das Wort Manifold bezeichnet im Englischen den mathematischen Begriff Mannigfaltigkeit einen Fluss in England, siehe River Manifold einen australischen Dichter, siehe John Manifold ein Geoinformationssystem, siehe Manifold System Manifold… …

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  • 17 manifold — manifoldly, adv. manifoldness, n. /man euh fohld /, adj. 1. of many kinds; numerous and varied: manifold duties. 2. having numerous different parts, elements, features, forms, etc.: a manifold program for social reform. 3. using, functioning with …

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  • 18 manifold — 1. noun /ˈmænɪˌfold,ˈmænɪˌfəʊld/ a) A copy made by the manifold writing process. My conjecture being right he will find the third stomach, or manifolds, the seat of difficulty. b) A pipe fitting or similar device that connects multiple inputs or… …

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  • 19 manifold — man•i•fold [[t]ˈmæn əˌfoʊld[/t]] adj. 1) of many kinds; numerous and varied: manifold duties[/ex] 2) having numerous different parts, features, or forms: a manifold social program[/ex] 3) using or operating similar or identical devices at the… …

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  • 20 Manifold — El término Manifold puede referir a: Manifold (software), un paquete de software para Sistemas de Información Geográfica. Manifold (matemática), en español Variedad, un espacio matemático abstracto que se parece a los espacios descritos por la… …

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