Definition of Opposability

1. n. The condition or quality of being opposable.



Definition of Opposability

1. Noun. The condition or quality of being opposable. ¹

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Definition of Opposability

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Opposability

opportunist
opportunistic
opportunistic infection
opportunistic infections
opportunistic pathogen
opportunistically
opportunists
opportunities
opportunity
opportunity cost
opportunity engineering
opportunivore
opportunivores
oppos
opposabilities
opposability (current term)
opposable
opposal
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oppose
opposed
opposeless
opposer
opposer muscle of little finger
opposer muscle of thumb
opposers
opposes
opposing
opposingly
opposit

Literary usage of Opposability

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1. Pedagogical Anthropology by Maria Montessori (1913)
"What characterises the functional action of the human hand is the opposability of the thumb. There ought to be a perfect movement of opposability of the ..."

2. Pedagogical Anthropology by Maria Montessori (1913)
"The thumb, on the contrary, is sometimes extremely short, in consequence of which it has slight opposability. Functional Characteristics. ..."

3. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Allen Thomson, George Dancer Thane (1882)
"... and the opposability of the thumb, all have reference to the freedom, versatility, and precision of the movements of the upper limb as an organ of ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1889)
"... if not structurally, greater than that between the non-opposability of man's great toe and its opposability in the higher apes—a difference which has ..."

5. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members (1889)
"... if not structurally, greater than that between the non-opposability of man's great toe and its opposability in the higher apes—a difference which has ..."

6. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1889)
"... if not structurally, greater than that between the non-opposability of man's great toe and its opposability in the higher apes—a difference which has ..."

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