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asynchronous in computing, having each operation start after the preceding operation is complete. [1/2 definitions]
collective unconscious in Jungian psychology, the memories and other psychic contents that are accumulated by the experience of all preceding generations and that dwell within the unconscious mind of each individual.
critical in physics, of a state just preceding a nuclear reaction. [1/6 definitions]
denominate of a number, preceding a unit of measurement. [1/2 definitions]
determinism the belief or teaching that every effect, including human thoughts and actions, is completely and predictably determined by preceding causes and that, therefore, free will does not exist.
division sign a mathematical sign consisting of a small horizontal line with a dot above and below it, indicating that the numeral preceding it is to be divided by the numeral following it.
ex libris from the library of (the inscription on a bookplate preceding the name of the owner).
foregoing occurring or appearing just before; preceding; previous.
former1 preceding in order. [1/4 definitions]
formerly in the past; in a preceding time.
frontispiece an illustration facing or preceding the title page of a book.
Herr a German title of respect for men, preceding family names and professional titles, and corresponding to English "Mr." or "Sir".
mirza a distinguished title following the name of a Persian prince or preceding that of a high government official or distinguished scholar.
miss2 (cap.) the traditional title of an unmarried woman, preceding the surname, and currently often replaced by "Ms.". [1/2 definitions]
non sequitur something such as a remark or a conclusion that does not logically follow from the premise, evidence, or preceding statement.
nor used to continue or elaborate a negative statement in a preceding clause. [1/2 definitions]
overnight relating to the preceding night. [1/6 definitions]
prec. abbreviation of "preceded" or "preceding."
precedence the act of preceding. [1/3 definitions]
precession the act or condition of preceding; precedence. [1/3 definitions]
premenstrual of, relating to, or occurring during the time immediately preceding the onset of menstruation.