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1. Not divisible; incapable of being divided, separated, or broken; not separable into parts. One indivisible point of time.

2. (Science: mathematics) Not capable of exact division, as one quantity by another; incommensurable.

Origin: L. Indivisibilis: cf. F. Indivisible. See in- not, and Divisible.

1. That which is indivisible. By atom, nobody will imagine we intend to express a perfect indivisible, but only the least sort of natural bodies. (Digby)

2. (Science: geometry) An infinitely small quantity which is assumed to admit of no further division. Method of indivisibles, a kind of calculus, formerly in use, in which lines were considered as made up of an infinite number of points; surfaces, as made up of an infinite number of lines; and volumes, as made up of an infinite number of surfaces.

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Re: Irrefutable Facts Against Evolution

... composed from proteins and lipinds and our hereditary information is in DNA. And all of this is composed of atoms . Which are actually not not indivisible as old Greeks (but not Christians) thought, but are composed of yet another sub-atomic particles? Where does it state anything about combustion ...

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by JackBean
Mon Feb 24, 2014 9:28 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Irrefutable Facts Against Evolution
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Dog Trainer comes up with Anti-evolution idiocy

... a template into which it must fit, and that this services a network wide agenda, and which then leads me to believe that a gene is not an indivisible unit of information. So I'm saying that nature evolves as a whole in terms of this underlying fundamental common denominator, rather than ...

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by KevinBehan
Wed Dec 15, 2010 5:24 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Dog Trainer comes up with Anti-evolution idiocy
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Biology IQ test: How smart are you = look

... and in the cambium 37) The heredity model which Mendel developed emphasized A. blending of traits to create hybrids B. the particulate an indivisible nature of heredity material C. DNA as the source of all genetic material D. all of the above 38) Alleles refer to A. two possible forms ...

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by DemiMike
Sat Nov 28, 2009 6:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biology IQ test: How smart are you = look
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Biologists cannot tell us what a species or phylum is

yeah, gamila, i totally feel you. It's like that with a lot sciences. Chemists used to say that an atom is indivisible by definition. Then they said it's made up of protons, neutrons and electrons. Now they're like "well, actually they're made of quarks". And they ...

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by MrMistery
Sun May 03, 2009 3:32 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Biologists cannot tell us what a species or phylum is
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Views: 25603

Photosynthesis Trivia

... ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 26. A major three carbon compound in the C-3 cycle . 27. An indivisible unit of light (electromagnetic) energy. 28. Source of electrons for P-680 in noncyclic electron flow. 29. A major researcher of the C-3 ...

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by vstexas09
Mon Oct 13, 2008 12:46 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Photosynthesis Trivia
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