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Mariner Tweet Definition of Mariner Like Definition of Mariner on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (baseball) A player on the team the "Seattle Mariners".
Jones became an as the result of a pre-season trade. Astros
  1. (baseball) The team w:Seattle Mariners, The Seattle Mariners.
     
Mercury Tweet Definition of Mercury Like Definition of Mercury on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. The Roman god associated with speed, sometimes used as a messenger. He wore winged sandals. Mercury corresponded to the Greek god Hermes.
  2. The planet in the solar system with the closest orbit to the Sun, named after the god; represented by â¿.
     
microgravity Tweet Definition of microgravity Like Definition of microgravity on Facebook
noun 
  1. (physics) A state of very low gravity, as found in sustained freefall, orbit or in interstellar space.
     
mission Tweet Definition of mission Like Definition of mission on Facebook
noun 
  1. A duty that involves fulfilling a request.
  2. Religious evangelism. See also: missionary
  3. (the missions) collective term for third world charities, particularly those which preach as well as provide aid.
     
module Tweet Definition of module Like Definition of module on Facebook
noun 
  1. A self-contained component of a system, often interchangeable, which has a well-defined interface to the other components.
  2. (architecture) A standard unit of measure used for determining the proportions of a building.
  3. (computing) A section of a program; a subroutine.
  4. A unit of education covering a single topic.
  5. A pre-prepared adventure scenario with related materials for a role-playing game.
  6. (mathematics) An abelian group.
<i>K</i>-, module over <i>K</i>
  1. (mathematics) An algebraic structure which behaves just like a vector space over a field F, except that F is replaced by K, a commutative ring with unit.
Any module extends easily into a <math>\mathbb{Z}</math>-module.
     

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