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2010-11-22 19:48:28

Like musical compression saves space on your mp3 player, the human brain has ways of recoding sounds to save precious processing power.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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