Definition of Entanglement

1. Noun. An intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim.

Exact synonyms: Web
Specialized synonyms: Spider Web, Spider's Web
Generic synonyms: Trap
Derivative terms: Entangle



Definition of Entanglement

1. n. State of being entangled; intricate and confused involution; that which entangles; intricacy; perplexity.

2. n. An extensive low obstacle formed of stakes, stumps, or the like, connected by wires, ropes, or the like.

Definition of Entanglement

1. Noun. The state of being entangled; intricate and confused involution. ¹

2. Noun. That which entangles; intricacy; perplexity. ¹

3. Noun. Specifically, in fortification, an obstruction placed in front or on the flank of a fortification, to impede an enemy's approach. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Entanglement

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Entanglement

ental origin
entame
entameba
entamebae
entamebas
entamed
entames
entaming
entamoeba
entamoeba histolytica
entamoebae
entamoebas
entamoebiasis
entangle
entangled
entanglement (current term)
entanglements
entangler
entanglers
entangles
entangling
entanglon
entases
entasia
entasias
entasis
entastic
entatic
entayle
entayled

Literary usage of Entanglement

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Kingdom of Evils: Psychiatric Social Work Presented in One Hundred Case by Elmer Ernest Southard, Mary Cromwell Jarrett (1922)
"Conditions of controversy and legal entanglement may be aggravated by or may result from some of the other main types of evil. But as disease or poverty or ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Wire entanglement may be added to this with advantage. An abatis should be protected from artillery fire, which is sometimes done by placing it ¡na shallow ..."

3. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Thomas Humphry Ward (1921)
"A seaman's body : there '11 be more to-night I1 AN entanglement. [From Tales of the Hall.] [The following is an extract from one of the Tales of (ht Hall, ..."

4. State of the Art in Probability and Statistics: Festschrift for Willem R by Mathisca de Gunst, Chris Klaassen, A. W. van der Vaart (2001)
"Keywords and phrases: Conformal invariance, droplet, large deviations, entanglement, percolation, Ising model, Potts model, random-cluster model. ..."

5. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Various Writers by Thomas Humphry Ward (1906)
"AN entanglement. [From Tales of the Hall.] [The following is an extract from one of the Tales of the Hall, entitled ' Delay has Danger. ..."

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