Definition of Pentads

1. Noun. (plural of pentad) ¹



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Definition of Pentads

1. pentad [n] - See also: pentad

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pentads

pentadecatoic acid
pentadecenoyl
pentadecimal
pentadecimals
pentadecylic
pentadelphous
pentadelphy
pentadentate
pentadic
pentadiene
pentadienoate
pentadienoic
pentadienoic acid
pentadodecahedron
pentadodecahedrons
pentads (current term)
pentaene
pentaerythritol
pentaerythritol tetranitrate
pentaerythritol tetranitrate reductase
pentaerythritols
pentaerythrityl
pentaerythrityls
pentafid
pentafluoride
pentafluorides
pentafluoroethane
pentafluoropyridine
pentafluorostyrene
pentaformylgitoxin

Literary usage of Pentads

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1. Chemical News and Journal of Physical Science (1869)
"... ic., are also retained in this group, and pentads aa such, as far as elements are concerned, are not recognised ; neither erbium nor terbium ranks as an ..."

2. A Treatise on Harmony: With Exercises by Joseph Humfrey Anger (1912)
"The superior pentads comprise the ordinate tonal material of the minor mode; the superior and the inferior together comprise the ordinate tonal material of ..."

3. The School Chemistry: A New Text-book for High Schools and Academies by Elroy McKendree Avery (1904)
"THE FIFTH GROUP — pentads. 344. The Nitrogen Family. —This family consists of nitrogen, vanadium, columbium, praseodymium (see ..."

4. Corpus Poeticum Boreale: The Poetry of the Old Northern Tongue from the by Guðbrandur Vigfússon, Frederick York Powell (1883)
"That these six pentads were further divided into two lots seems likely from the employment of such phrases as mid-month (mid-Thorri, mid-Goi), ..."

5. The Metaphysics of Aristotle by Aristotle (1857)
"As, for instance, in the decade itself are involved ten monads, and the decade is composed both of these and of two pentads. Since, however, the decade ..."

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