Quincunx

Modern term for the chequerboard manipular battle order resembling the five dots on dice. note that this was NOT a term used by the ancient Romans for this type of battle deployment.
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Quincunx

Quin'cunx noun [ Latin , from quinque five + uncia an ounce. The quincunx was marked by five small spots or balls. See Five , and Ounce the weight.] 1. An arrangement of things by fives in a square or a rectangle, one being placed at each corner and one in the middle...
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quincunx

1. An arrangement of things by fives in a square or a rectangle, one being placed at each corner and one in the middle; especially, such an arrangement of trees repeated indefinitely, so as to form a regular group with rows running in various directions. ... 2. <astronomy> The position of planets when distant from each other five signs, or 15...
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Quincunx

• (n.) An arrangement of things by fives in a square or a rectangle, one being placed at each corner and one in the middle; especially, such an arrangement of trees repeated indefinitely, so as to form a regular group with rows running in various directions. • (n.) The position of planets when distant from each other five signs, or 150
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quincunx

(from the article `architecture, Western`) ...on the arms of the cross, producing a true five-domed type such as St. Mark`s Cathedral at Venice, or placed above the eastern and western ... ...in the form of a niche, in which is placed an image. The Deogarh temple is also noteworthy for the large terrace with four corner shrines (now ......
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quincunx

(from the article `probability and statistics`) ...biological evolution, since Darwin`s theory was about natural selection acting on natural diversity. A figure from Galton`s 1877 paper on breeding ...
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quincunx

quincunx, quincuncial An arrangement of five objects in a square, with four at the corners and one in the center. Literally, 'five' plus uncia, 'a twelfth'.
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Quincunx

[Roman coin] The quincunx was an Ancient Roman bronze coin produced during the Roman Republic. The word quincunx comes from Latin `quinque` which means `five` and `uncia` which means `one twelfth`, because the coin was valued at five-twelfths of an as (a libra), or five unciae. This value was sometimes symbolized by a pattern of five dots a...
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Quincunx

A quincunx s is a geometric pattern consisting of five points arranged in a cross, with four of them forming a square or rectangle and a fifth at its center. It forms the arrangement of five units in the pattern corresponding to the five-spot on six-sided dice, playing cards, or dominoes. It is represented in Unicode as {unichar|2059|Five dot punc...
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quincunx

an arrangement of five objects, usually trees, with one at each corner of a rectangle and one at the center; this basic structural unit is often multiplied to create a larger pattern, and plantations of trees in this pattern may be identified by the same term.
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Quincunx

A minor hard aspect, separating distance 150
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Quincunx

An arc of 150 degrees. Also known as the inconjunct; this aspect creates a certain uneasiness and a
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Quincunx

Five plants in a square, one of them being in the center.
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Quincunx

An arrangement of five objects, usually trees, with one at each corner of a rectangle and one at the center; this basic structure unit is often multiplied to create a larger pattern and plantations of trees in this pattern may be identified by the same term.
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quincunx

five things with four at corners and one in middle
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