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synonyms for surd

  • aphonic
  • dumb
  • inarticulate
  • mum
  • mute
  • silent
  • speechless
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How to use surd in a sentence

Absurd, ab-surd′, adj. obviously unreasonable or false: ridiculous.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
Again, he points out that the surd aspirate h is heard in some languages, but is hardly audible in others.
ALL ABOUT COFFEEWILLIAM H. UKERS
Surdimū′tism, the condition of being deaf and dumb; Surd′ity, want of sonant quality.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
The terms sonant and surd are, in a scientific point of view, the least exceptionable.
A HANDBOOK OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGEROBERT GORDON LATHAM
The problems have a surd or irrational element in them; and to solve them would be to bring reason into collision with itself.
BROWNING AS A PHILOSOPHICAL AND RELIGIOUS TEACHERHENRY JONES
Of course this gives a number, but this number may be a surd, like √2.
THE TEACHING OF GEOMETRYDAVID EUGENE SMITH
The Sanskrit terms sonant and surd are, in a scientific point of view, the least exceptionable.
THE ENGLISH LANGUAGEROBERT GORDON LATHAM
Since the fraction is infinite it cannot be commensurable and therefore its value is a quadratic surd number.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 7, SLICE 2VARIOUS
The second case illustrates a feature of the recurring continued fraction which represents a complete quadratic surd.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 7, SLICE 2VARIOUS
According to the view of knowledge as representation of an eternal content, the psychical is a mere logical surd.
STUDIES IN LOGICAL THEORYJOHN DEWEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SURD

  • aphonic
  • dumb
  • inarticulate
  • mum
  • mute
  • silent
  • speechless
  • surd
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.