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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: nisus(0.01173 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to nisus.
English → English (WordNet)
n : an effortful attempt to attain a goal [syn: striving, pains,
English → English (gcide)
Nisus \Ni"sus\, n. [L., fr. niti, p. p. nisus, to strive.]
1. A striving; an effort; a conatus.
A nisus or energizing towards a presented object.
(a) The periodic procreative desire manifested in the
spring by birds, etc.
(b) The contraction of the diaphragm and abdominal muscles
to evacuate feces or urine.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]