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appendant

Line breaks: ap¦pend|ant
Pronunciation: /əˈpɛnd(ə)nt
 
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formal

Definition of appendant in English:

adjective

Attached or added, especially in a subordinate capacity.
Example sentences
  • Of course, if the aspect ratio of any metal plug is too large to be properly formed, an appendant metal ring is used to reduce the aspect ration of the metal plug.
  • When undertaking something like this, without the benefits of companionship and its appendant pleasures - bragging, ribbing and storytelling - it can be difficult to isolate individual holes, key moments, incredible shots.
  • Hence I conclude claims 1 and all claims appendant thereto are valid.

noun

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A subordinate person or thing.
Example sentences
  • FIG. 2 is an attempt to show the appendant's position on the wingtip as viewed from the front.
  • The following appendants are not manufactured by our factories.
  • Gradually, the figurines were no longer the appendants of fireworks, but developed into a kind of independent handicraft.

Origin

late Middle English (in legal contexts): from Old French apendant, from apendre 'depend on, belong to', from Latin appendere (see append).

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