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Word of the Day 08/21/19 Vinculum

Vinculum (noun)
vinculum [ ving-kyuh-luh?m ]


noun, plural vin·cu·la [ving-kyuh-luh].
1. a bond signifying union or unity; tie.
2. Mathematics. a stroke or brace drawn over a quantity consisting of several members or terms, as , in order to show that they are to be considered together.

RELATED WORDS
band, binding, chain, connection, cord, fastening, fetter, handcuff, hookup, knot, ligature, link, linkage, manacle, network, nexus, rope, shackle, tie, tie-in

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Origin: 1655–65; < Latin: fetter, equivalent to vinc(ire) to bind + -ulum -ule

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