Definition of Lacunary

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or having characteristics of a lacuna ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lacunary

 lacuna pharyngislacuna urethralislacuna vasorumlacunaelacunae lateraleslacunallacunarlacunar abscesslacunar amnesialacunar ligament lacunar skulllacunar statelacunar tonsillitislacunarialacunarslacunary (current term)lacunaslacunatelacunelacunes lacunoselacunouslacunulelacuslacus lacrimalislacustrallacustrinelacworklacworks

Literary usage of Lacunary

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1. Theory of Functions of a Complex Variable by Andrew Russell Forsyth (1893)
"lacunary FUNCTIONS where a, b, c, d arc integers satisfying the condition ad-bc=l, so that tho function has a circle of radius unity for an essential ..."

2. The Madison Colloquium 1913 by Leonard Eugene Dickson, William Fogg Osgood (1914)
"... variables cannot have a finite lacunary region, around which the function is analytic. Thus, for example, no function f(x, y) exists which is analytic ..."

3. The Collected Mathematical Papers of Arthur Cayley by Arthur Cayley (1898)
"Poincaré, H. : lacunary functions, xin, 415. Poinsot, L. : polygons and polyhedra, iv, 81—5, 86—7, 609; inertia, iv, 563, 590—1; rotation of solid body, iv, ..."

4. Origines Ecclesiasticæ: The Antiquities of the Christian Church. With Two by Joseph Bingham (1856)
"The temple of Sancta Sophia was curiously wrought in Mosaic or chequer work, as Procopius" relates ; and Constantine's church at Jerusalem was lacunary ..."