1) No thing; not anything; naught.
Mid.Pers. hêc, hêc(i), hâca "any."
The mathematical process that makes a curve smooth.
Verbal noun of → smooth.
Fr.: circuit atténuateur
A low-pass filter designed to reduce the amplitude of a ripple while freely passing the direct current obtained from a rectifier or direct-current generator. Also known as smoothing filter.
The transit of a celestial object, especially the Sun, across the meridian due south of the observer.
Verbal noun from → south (v.).
theory of everything (TOE)
negare-ye hamé ciz
Fr.: théorie du tout
1) A material object without life or consciousness; an inanimate object.
M.E. thing; O.E. þing "meeting, assembly, discussion;" cf. O.Norse þing "assembly, meeting, council;" O.Frisian thing "assembly, action, matter, thing;" O.Saxon thing; O.Du. dinc "law suit, matter, thing;" M.Du. ding; Du. ding; O.Ger. ding, dinc "assembly;" M.H.G. dinc "assembly;" Ger. ding "matter, affairs, thing." Hence, the word originally meant "assembly, meeting," then came to mean a specific issue discussed at such an assembly, and finally came to indicate "an object."
Ciz, from Mid.Pers. ciš, tis "thing, affair;" O.Pers. cišciy "anything."