Notebook, 1993-



Open Space . . . . Surface [within a measure or set of lines] . . . . Scope . . . . Field . . . Level Piece of Ground . . . . Extent of Space or Surface

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Area n [L, open space, threshing floor; perh. akin to L arée to be dry -more at Arid] [1538] 1: a level piece of ground 2: the surface included within a set of lines; specif: the number of unit squares equal in measure to the surface -see Metric System table, Weight table 3: the scope of a concept, operation, or activity: Field [the whole -- of foreign policy] 4: Areaway [went down the steps into the __ of a house -James Joyce] 5: a particular extent of space or surface or one serving a special function: as a: a part of the surface of the body b: a geographic region 6: a part of the cerebral cortex having a particular function [Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Edition. Springfield, MA, USA: Merriam-Webster, Inc. 1995.]



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