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DEPART NT OF THE ARMY OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF FOR RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT AND ACQUISITION WASHINGTON. D. C. 20310 There is no doubt that you can Define the word, "phenomenon" In terms of scientific association When describing the observation. The meanings of our words are clear Albeit, it often is not what we want to hear. lam' all" Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00787R000200020028-0 'Approved For Release 2003/09/10 :CIA-RDP96-0078780002000,8-0 COLLEGE EDITION WEBSTER'S NEW WORLD DICTIONARY -OF THE AMERICAN LANGUAGE THE WORLD PUBLISHING COMPANY Cleveland and New York Approved For Release 2003/09/10 : CIA-RDP96-00787R000200020028-0 Appr Appr ved For Release 2003/09/10: CIA-FD 96-00787R000200020028-0 phenocryst- -_-.1098 n. [phcno- } borbilal], an odorless, white crystalline technicalities: a somew powder, C ,N 13n, used as a sedative and soporific: unscrupulous behavior. also called lutninal. phi Lin-der (fi-lan'dc"r), pheno-cryst (fc'na-krist. fen'a-krist), n. [Fr. phcno- inen < philos, loving cryste < Or. phaincin, to show + krystallos, crystal], fiction as a name for a an isolated or conspicuous crystal embedded in por- landers; philanderer. Iohyritic rock. love affairs; make love pile nol (fc'n8l, fe'nol, fc'n51), n. (phen- d- -ofl. 1. a phi lan der?cr (fi-lan'di white crystalline compound. C?H5UH, produced from philanthropic (fil'an coal tar, and used in making explosives, etc.: it is a ique , of, showing, or c strong, corrosive poison, and its dilute aqueous solution, itab e; benevolent; gen commonly called carbolic acid, is used as an antiseptic. SYN.---philanthropic in 2. any of a group of aromatic hydroxyl derivatives, welfare, especially as show similar in structure and composition to phenol, endowment of institution, phenolate (f-e'na-15t'), n. a salt of carbolic acid rnanilarlan implies inert (phenol in a dilute aqueous solution) carbolate. welfare of humanity, espec p reno-lic (fi-nol'ik, fi-ni'lik), adj. of, derived from, or feringi charitable implies those in need; altruistic i. containing pphenol' r before one's own interests phe-no?log.l?cal (fe no-lojri-k'1), adj, of phonology. selfishness. phenol o g T n. [contr. of phcnomenology], phiian?tbrop?i?cal (f the study of natural phenomena that recur periodically, thropie, as migration, blossoming, etc., and of their relation phi?lan?thro plat (fi-Is to climate and changes in season. pp practices phirinthro phenol?phtha~.cin, phenol-phthal?ein fe nil-that - plractic s phi nt opl: en, fe nol-fthal i-in), n. [phenol + hthalein], a white to ale-yellow, cr stalline powder, ti5Hi,o,. used as a P[ZED (-1izd j, PHrLA' n chemical in ma dyes, and as an acid-base indicator lanthropically. ?py (fi- vd.lto in n chemmical analysis: sis: it is red in a solution containing a i?l Gr. pliilanthrdpia < pF base and colorless in a solution containing an acid. 1. a phe-nom-e-na (fi-nom'a-nal, n. plural of phenomenon. chart ysire to m phe -nom?e nal (fi-nom a-n 1), adj. 1. of or constitutinir .. -- Phi?le-rnon (fi-le'rnan, affectionate), a mascu'. Philemon, a book in t message from the Apoi abbreviated Philem. who, with his wife B with the disguised Ilet phiihar?mon?ic (l1'ha philharmonique, after loving + harmonic, ha music. 2. of or by a n. 1. [P-l, a society or support of the Gree phil-hel?len?ist (fil-hel hellene. Phil. I., Philippine Isla Phil i a (fil'i-a), (< C form meaning: 1. ter, 2. abnormal attraction Philip (fil'ap), (L. Phi of horses < philos. lo' culine name: diminul equivalents, L. Philip Filippo, Sp. Felipe: an the twelve Apostles. son of Massasoit; l-l Indians- led a war aga called king Philip. Philip, Prince, 1921- of Elizabeth II of Eng Philip, Saint, an evan Christian church in Jei Philip II 1. 382-336 336 lC.e); creator of t' 1223; king of France Augustus. 3. 1527-15' sent the Armada again: pphll., philosophy. Philip IV 1268-1314; k Phil-a del-phi-a fil'a-del'fi-a, fil'a-del'f a), n. 1. a city the founcations of the F in southeastern Pennsylvania, on the Delaware River: Philip V 1683-1746;kir pop., 2.003,000 (metropolitan area. 4,343,000). 2. an of the Douse of Bourbc ancient city in Asia Minor. Philip Augustus, see I' hiladelphl n er Slan a e e o shrew Phili a ( fil-lip's), [fe, ved For IAleaSKYR-0 / s6llr'~ + 01~8m00 40 028 O n? phrc-nom-e-non (8-norn'a-non's, is. (p1. PHENOMENA (-no ) ? also, es p. for 3 & 4, PHENOMENONS (-nonz')] [ L. ~phaenomenan; Or. hainomenon, neut, ppr. o1 phainesiJiai, to appear], 1. any fact, circumstance, or experience that is apparent to the senses and that can be s ' lentifical1v described or appraised: as, an eclipse is a p enomenon o as ronomy. the appearance or observed features of something experienced as dis- tinguished from reality or the thing in itself. 3. any- thing that is extremely unusual; extraordinary occur- rence. 4. [Colloq.], a person with some extraordinary quality, aptitude, etc.Lprodigy.- aniline and various other aromatic compounds. phen?yl'?ain-ine (fen'il-a-men', fe'nil-am in), n. [phenyl + amine], aniline. phen?yl?ene-(fen's-t'en', fe'na-t'en'), n. [phenyl + -enel, a divalent radical, C.H4, derived from benzene by replacement of two hydrogen atoms. phew (fii, fyoo: conventionalized pronun.), inferj, an ex- clamation expressing disgust, surprise, relief, etc, phi (fi, fe) n. Gr.l, the twenty-first letter of the Greek alphabet F. c ). 8enerally equivalent to English ph (f): see alphabet, table. phial (fi'al), n. [ME. frole; OFr. fiole, phiole; Pr. f,ola; LL. fiola; L. phiala; Gr. phial& broad, shallow drinking vessel), a small glass bottle; vial. - Phi Be-ta Kappa (fi ba'ta kap'a, b'e'ta), [< the initial letters of the Gr. words hilosophia biou kyber- nctis, philosophy the guide of life], an honorary society composed of American college students of high scho- lastic rank: founded 1776. Phid?i-an (fid'i-an), adj. of or characteristic of Phidias. Phid?l-as d'i-as), n. Greek sculptor of 5th century B.C. Phi-di -des (ffi-dip'a-dez', is. Pheidippides. phil:fill( philo-. CPYRGHT