constituting a difference
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  • differential — differentially, adv. /dif euh ren sheuhl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to difference or diversity. 2. constituting a difference; distinguishing; distinctive: a differential feature. 3. exhibiting or depending upon a difference or distinction. 4.… …   Universalium

  • differential — dif•fer•en•tial [[t]ˌdɪf əˈrɛn ʃəl[/t]] adj. 1) of or pertaining to difference or diversity 2) constituting a difference; distinguishing; distinctive 3) exhibiting or depending upon a difference or distinction 4) phs pertaining to or involving… …   From formal English to slang

  • differential — I noun attribute, characteristic, constituting a difference, contrasting quality, delicate distinction, difference of degree, differentiating trait, distinction, distinctive feature, distinguishing feature, feature, gradation, grade, graduation,… …   Law dictionary

  • differential — /dɪfəˈrɛnʃəl / (say difuh renshuhl) adjective 1. of or relating to difference or diversity. 2. constituting a difference; distinguishing; distinctive: a differential feature. 3. exhibiting or depending upon a difference or distinction: *the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • differential — I. adjective Date: 1647 1. a. of, relating to, or constituting a difference ; distinguishing b. making a distinction between individuals or classes c. based on or resulting from a differential d. functioning or proceeding differently or at a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • differential — Relating to, or characterized by, a difference; distinguishing. [L. dif fero, to carry apart, differ, fr. dis, apart] threshold d. SYN: d. threshold. * * * dif·fer·en·tial .dif ə ren chəl adj 1) of, relating to, or constituting a difference… …   Medical dictionary

  • Postmodernist school — In criminology the Postmodernist School applies postmodernism to the study of crime and criminals, and understands criminality as a product of the power to limit the behaviour of those individuals excluded from power, but who try to overcome… …   Wikipedia

  • discriminative — /dəsˈkrɪmənətɪv/ (say duhs krimuhnuhtiv) adjective 1. that marks distinction; constituting a difference; characteristic: the discriminative features of men. 2. making distinctions; discriminating. 3. (of a tariff, etc.) differential.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Judaism — /jooh dee iz euhm, day , deuh /, n. 1. the monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the… …   Universalium

  • GEOGRAPHICAL SURVEY — Names The name Ereẓ Israel (the Land of Israel) designates the land which, according to the Bible was promised as an inheritance to the Israelite tribes. In the course of time it came to be regarded first by the Jews and then also by the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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