Word of the Day
- The throttle or windpipe.
- To throttle; strangle.
The origin of this word is obscure. It is too early to be an alteration of 'throttle.'
Quote of the DayEvery attempt to employ mathematical methods in the study of chemical questions must be considered profoundly irrational and contrary to the spirit of chemistry if mathematical analysis should ever hold a prominent place in chemistry
- an aberration which is happily almost impossible
- it would occasion a rapid and widespread degeneration of that science.
- Auguste Comte