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Fossette

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Fossette A little hollow; hence, a dimple.
    • Fossette (Med) A small, deep-centered ulcer of the transparent cornea.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n fossette A little hollow; a dimple.
    • n fossette In pathology, a small ulcer of the transparent cornea, the center of which is deep.
    • n fossette A hollow of considerable depth in the grinding-face of a tooth, more or less completely surrounded by enamel folds: typically shown in such a tooth as the molar of a rhinoceros. See cut under tooth.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Fossette a dimple or small depression
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., dim. of fosse, a fosse
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L., a ditch.

Usage

In literature:

What that fortune would be, Mr. Fossett declined even to hint.
"What Will He Do With It, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
The same suffix appears to be present in Fossett, from fosse, and Forcett from force, a waterfall (Scand.).
"The Romance of Names" by Ernest Weekley
GARDEN IN THE RUE FOSSETTE.
"The Talking Horse" by F. Anstey
Fossett wasn't even in the room.
"Somehow Good" by William de Morgan
I am aware that Mr. Fossett has Mrs. Ogborne's MSS.
"Notes and Queries, Number 232, April 8, 1854" by Various
Temperance Fossett of Whitechapel acquitted.
"A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718" by Wallace Notestein
Fin and Shorty edged their way out, and Fossett settled to a story paper.
"In Wild Rose Time" by Amanda M. Douglas
Therefore, the enclosed enamel fossette is not eradicated with wear.
"Evolution and Classification of the Pocket Gophers of the Subfamily Geomyinae" by Robert J. Russell
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In news:

Steve Fossett, hot-air balloonist .
Tia Fossett (left) is the manager of events, employee programs, and community outreach at Metro.
Fossett sets record for longest nonstop flight .
Strong winds probable cause of Fossett crash.
Fossett took off for "Sunday drive" on September 3, 2007, never returned.
CHILDERSBURG- Adam Fossett and the Childersburg Tigers control their own destiny going into Friday's game at Dallas County.
Steve Fossett's balloon went down in the South Pacific on Sunday after he had completed two-thirds of a planned around-the-world voyage.
Mr Fossett was found alive in shark-infested waters eight hours later.
IN EFFECT UNTIL NOV 30, 4:00 a.m. By John Fossett Special to the Kitsap Sun John Fossett wishes he could sing like Marvin Gaye (for the record he thinks he can), but is happy with his day job selecting titles for the movie and music c.
Swanky dining at a posh resort named for Thomas Jefferson's chef, Edith Fossett.
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In science:

In a social context, segregation of residences due to the socioeconomic status or ethnicity can be investigated by generative models (Fossett (2011)).
New Cell-Specific and Overall Tests of Spatial Interaction Based on Nearest Neighbor Contingency Tables
Clark, W.A.V., Fossett, M.: Understanding the social context of the Schelling segregation model.
A Biased Review of Sociophysics
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