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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Weird Word Wednesday

noun  dy·ad \ˈdī-ˌad, -əd\
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Definition of dyad
:  pair; specifically, sociology :  two individuals (as husband and wife) maintaining a sociologically significant relationship
genetics :  a meiotic chromosome after separation of the two homologous (see homologous 1a(2)) members of a tetrad
mathematics :  an operator (see operator 3a) indicated by writing the symbols of two vectors (see 1vector 1a) without a dot or cross between (as AB)
dyadicplay \dī-ˈa-dik\ adjective
dyadicallyplay \-di-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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Origin and Etymology of dyad
Late Latin dyad-, dyas, from Greek, from dyo —see dy-

First Known Use: 1675

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