Definition of Plenist

1. n. One who holds that all space is full of matter.



Definition of Plenist

1. Noun. One who believes that all space is full of matter. ¹

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Definition of Plenist

1. an advocate of plenism [n -S] - See also: plenism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plenist

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plenist (current term)
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Literary usage of Plenist

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1. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"plenist, (ple'-nist) ns One that holds all space to be full of matter. not;—tube, tub, bull;—oil;—pound;—(Un, ..."

2. Essays in Historical Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1902)
"Hobbes, although not a professed Peripatetic or a Cartesian, was a very pronounced plenist. He utterly failed to see any virtue in the new philosophy, ..."

3. Essays in Historical Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1902)
"Hobbes, although not a professed Peripatetic or a Cartesian, was a very pronounced plenist. He utterly failed to see any virtue in the new philosophy, ..."

4. A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...by John Walker by John Walker (1810)
"... s. house for acting plays a negotiator invested with full power plenist, pic'nist. s. one that holds all Playwright, ..."

5. A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language: In by John Walker (1822)
"A negotiator, invested with full power. plenist, plè'nht. s. One that holds all space to be full of matter. ..."

6. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"plenist, (ple'-nist) ns One that holds all space to be full of matter. not;—tube, tub, bull;—oil;—pound;—(Un, ..."

7. Essays in Historical Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1902)
"Hobbes, although not a professed Peripatetic or a Cartesian, was a very pronounced plenist. He utterly failed to see any virtue in the new philosophy, ..."

8. Essays in Historical Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1902)
"Hobbes, although not a professed Peripatetic or a Cartesian, was a very pronounced plenist. He utterly failed to see any virtue in the new philosophy, ..."

9. A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...by John Walker by John Walker (1810)
"... s. house for acting plays a negotiator invested with full power plenist, pic'nist. s. one that holds all Playwright, ..."

10. A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language: In by John Walker (1822)
"A negotiator, invested with full power. plenist, plè'nht. s. One that holds all space to be full of matter. ..."

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