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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Pith (0.01149 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Pith.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: pith aci-aci, inti, saripati
English → English (WordNet) Definition: pith pith n 1: soft spongelike central cylinder of the stems of most flowering plants 2: the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; “the gist of the prosecutor's argument”; “the heart and soul of the Republican Party”; “the nub of the story” [syn: kernel, substance, core, center, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, sum, nitty-gritty]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Pith Pith \Pith\, n. [AS. pi?a; akin to D. pit pith, kernel, LG. peddik. Cf. Pit a kernel.] 1. (Bot.) The soft spongy substance in the center of the stems of many plants and trees, especially those of the dicotyledonous or exogenous classes. It consists of cellular tissue. [1913 Webster] 2. (a) (Zo["o]l.) The spongy interior substance of a feather. (b) (Anat.) The spinal cord; the marrow. [1913 Webster] 3. Hence: The which contains the strength of life; the vital or essential part; concentrated force; vigor; strength; importance; as, the speech lacked pith. [1913 Webster] Enterprises of great pith and moment. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Pith paper. Same as Rice paper, under Rice. [1913 Webster] Pith \Pith\, v. t. (Physiol.) To destroy the central nervous system of (an animal, as a frog), as by passing a stout wire or needle up and down the vertebral canal. [1913 Webster]


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