Definition of Diastem

1. n. Intervening space; interval.



Definition of Diastem

1. an interruption in the deposition of sediment [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diastem

diasporan
diasporas
diaspore
diaspores
diasporic
diastalsis
diastaltic
diastase
diastases
diastasic
diastasis
diastasis recti
diastasuria
diastatic
diastatic skull fracture
diastem (current term)
diastema
diastemal
diastemas
diastemata
diastematic
diastematomyelia
diastems
diaster
diastereocontrol
diastereofacial
diastereoisomer
diastereoisomeric
diastereoisomerism

Literary usage of Diastem

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1. The Observatory (1896)
"But elementary terms in the diastem and the longitude of the perihelion can produce terms in the co-ordinates having periods which differ but little from ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"... would become infinite did the planetary masses vanish. These terms he calls elementary. But elementary terms in the diastem and the longitude of the ..."

3. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"diastem, (di'-^-stem) ns In musick, A name applied to a simple interval, in contradiction to a compound one, which has been called a system. ..."

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