The Philology of 10 Motions and One Stoppage,
A Glossaurasus

distributive (adj.)
Tending to disperse, Serving to distribute or allot or disperse

  • Synonym: dispersive.
  • Similar: allocable, apportionable, decentralising, diffusing, diffusive, dispersive, disseminating, disseminative, immanent, permeant, permeating, permeative, pervasive, scattering, schizmogenic, separative, spreading, suffusive.
  • Antonym: collective.

    see Potlach[1].

    collective (n., adj.)
    Set up on the principle of collectivism or ownership and production by the workers involved usually under the supervision of a government. Forming a whole or aggregate. Done by or characteristic of individuals acting together.

  • Hypernym: enterprise, co-op.
  • Hyponym: collective farm.
  • Similar: agglomerate, agglomerated, agglomerative, aggregate, aggregated, aggregative, assembled, built, clustered, collectivised, corporated, joint, knockdown, made-up, mass, networked, socialist, socialistic, syndicalistic, syndicated. See also: federated, federation, integrative, united.
  • Antonym: distributive.
  • Synonym: corporate.
    - Collective farms.
    - A joint identity.
    - The collective mind.
    - Members of a cooperative enterprise. .
    - The corporate good.

    see Aristotle.

    Transmit thoughts or feelings. Transmit information. Receive Communion, in the Catholic church. Administer communion; in church. Be in verbal contact; interchange information or ideas. Join or connect. Transfer to another

  • Synonym: commune, convey, intercommunicate, pass, pass on, put across, transmit.
  • Hypernym: convey, covenant, interact, intercommunicate, transfer, transmit.
  • Hyponym: acknowledge, address, aphorise, ask, bespeak, bring down, call for, carry, come across, come over, commune, contact, convey, deliver, display, enquire, express, finger-spell, gesticulate, gesture, get, get across, get hold of, get through, give, greet, grimace, impart, implant, impose, inflict, inform, inquire, issue, jest, joke, make a face, message, motion, mouth, network, nod, pass, pass on, pay, plant, project, pull a face, put across, put over, quest, radio, reach, receipt, relay, render, request, return, reveal, riddle, semaphore, send a message, share, show, sign, signal, signalise, speak, talk, telecommunicate, telepathise, telepathize, throw, turn to, utter, verbalise, visit, whistle, write.
  • Antonym: curse, exclude, excommunicate, ostracise, shut-it, shut-up.
    - He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist
    - Please communicate this message to all employees
    - He and his sons haven't communicated for years
    - Do you communicate well with your advisor?
    - The rooms communicated
    - Communicate a disease

    See also: commune.

    A body of people or families living together and sharing everything. The smallest administrative district of several European countries. Communicate intimately with; be in a state of heightened, intimate receptivity. Receive Communion, in the Catholic church.

  • Hypernym: administrative district, administrative division, assemblage, communicate, community, covenant, gathering, intercommunicate, territorial division. See also: communicate.
  • Hyponym: pray.
  • Synonym: communicate.
    - He seemed to commune with nature.
    - The Paris Commune realized the contradiction between sharing and administration and disappeared within a matter of months.
    - Hippy communes collapsed when state agencies confiscated their children.

    Any one of a number of individual efforts in a common endeavor. The result of parceling out or sharing. A sharp steel wedge that cuts loose the top layer of soil. Assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group. Any of the equal portions into which the capital stock of a corporation is divided and ownership of which is evidenced by a stock certificate. Communicate. Give out as one's portion or share. Have, give, or receive a share of. Use jointly or in common. Have in common.

  • Synonym: apportion, contribution, deal, divvy up, parcel, part, partake, partake in, percentage, ploughshare, portion, portion out.
  • Hypernym: acquire, allocation, allotment, apply, apportioning, apportionment, assets, assignation, attempt, communicate, distribute, effort, employ, endeavor, endeavour, get, give out, hand out, intercommunicate, overlap, parceling, parcelling, stock, stock certificate, try, use, utilise, utilize, wedge.
  • Hyponym: allocation, allotment, allowance, communalise, communalize, cut, cut in, dispensation, dole, double up, end, interest, osculate, partake, piece, pool, profit sharing, ration, slice, split, stake, tranche, way.
  • Holonym: earnings, lucre, mouldboard plough, net, net income, net profit, profit, profits, stock.
  • Entailment: divide, part, separate.
  • Derived: sharer, sharing.
    - They all did their share of the work.
    - Death gets more than its share of attention from theologicans.
    - He wanted his share in cash.
    - He bought 100 shares of IBM at the market price.
    - I'd like to share this idea with you.
    - The commune had its share of both health and affliction.
    - We shared the cake.
    - Our children share a love of music.
    - The two countries share a long border.

    See Distributivity.

    Happening, existing, done, occurring or operating at the same time.

  • Synonym: coincident, coincidental, coinciding, co-occurring, simultaneous.
  • Similar: synchronal, synchronic, synchronous.
  • Hypernym: timing.
  • Hyponym: co-occurrence, coincidence, concurrence, conjunction.
    - Accordining to Carl Jung, the synchronicity of events is not always meaningful, but often necessary (and vice versa).
    - A series of coincident events.
    - Most people can concurrently speak and listen, walk and chew gum.

    see 'come and go'.

    The act of modifying or adjusting according to due measure and proportion (as with regard to artistic effect). Electronics: The transmission of a signal by using it to vary a carrier wave; changing the carrier's amplitude or frequency or phase. A manner of speaking in which the loudness or pitch or tone of the voice is modified. Rise and fall of the voice pitch. A musical passage moving from one key to another.

  • Hyponym: AM, amplitude modulation, drone, droning, FM, frequency modulation, intonation pattern, monotone, phase modulation, PM, pulse modulation, singsong.
  • Synonym: inflection, intonation, pitch contour, transition.
  • Hypernym: alteration, delivery, inflection, manner of speaking, musical passage, passage, prosody, revision, speech, transmission, delivery, manner of speaking, speech.

    A single complete execution of a periodically repeated phenomenon. (physics) A regular periodic variation in value about a mean. The process of oscillating between states.

  • Synonym: cycle, vibration.
  • Hypernym: action, activity, natural action, natural process, periodic event, recurrent event, undulation, wave.
  • Hyponym: beat, cardiac cycle, Carnot's ideal cycle, Carnot cycle, libration, menstrual cycle, pass, recursion, resonance, ripple, sympathetic vibration, reciprocity, transient.
    - A year constitutes a cycle of the seasons.
    - Language involves layers of recursive oscillation at every level of analysis.

    see in/out, in/out, swarm, swim.

    Penetrate mutually or be interlocked. Spread or diffuse through. Diffusion of each through the other.

  • Synonym: diffuse, imbue, penetrate, permeate, pervasive.
  • Hypernym: penetrate, perforate.
  • Hyponym: invade, spiritise, commensalism, mutualism, parasitism, sharing, symbiosis.
    - The territories of two married people interpenetrate a lot.
    - An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration.
    - Music penetrated the entire building.
    - The mutuality of their affection was obvious.

    see distributivity, mutuality, reciprocity.

    The quality imparted to voiced speech sounds by the action of the resonating chambers of the throat and mouth and nasal cavities. Having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant. A vibration of large amplitude produced by a relatively small vibration near the same frequency of vibration as the natural frequency of the resonating system. An excited state of a stable particle causing a sharp maximum in the probability of absorption of electromagnetic radiation. Relation of mutual understanding or trust and agreement between people.

  • Hypernym: affinity, harmony, kinship, oscillation, physical phenomenon, quality, timber, timbre, tone, vibration.
  • Synonym: plangency, rapport, reverberance, ringing, sonority, sonorousness, vibrancy.
  • Hyponym: magnetic resonance, nuclear resonance.

    Of a mental act; causing effects outside the mind. A short-lived oscillation in a system caused by a sudden change of voltage or current or load. One who stays for only a short time. Enduring a very short time.

  • Hypernym: oscillation, traveler, traveller, vibration.
  • Synonym: ephemeral, fugacious, passing, short-lived, transeunt, transitory.
  • Similar: impermanent, temporary.
    - Transient laborers.
    - The ephemeral joys of childhood.
    - A passing fancy.
    - Youth's transient beauty.
    - Love is transitory but art is eternal.
    - Fugacious blossoms.

    see movement.

    Note [1] Please see Exchange, Gifting & Potlatch: Reciprocity is a collision of gifts, not an exchange.