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Uncia vs. Uncial

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Uncianoun

(classical studies) A twelfth part, an ounce, or an inch.

Uncialadjective

(rare) Of or relating to an ounce, or an inch, especially to letters printed an inch high.

Uncianoun

(pharmacy) An ounce.

Uncialadjective

Of or relating to a majuscule style of writing with unjoined, rounded letters, originally used in the 4th–9th centuries.

Uncianoun

A bronze coin minted during the Roman Republic, valued at one-twelfth of an as.

Uncialnoun

A style of writing using uncial letters.

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Uncianoun

A numerical coefficient in a case of the binomial theorem.

Uncialnoun

A letter in this style.

Uncialnoun

A manuscript in this style.

Uncialadjective

Of, pertaining to, or designating, a certain style of letters used in ancient manuscripts, esp. in Greek and Latin manuscripts. The letters are somewhat rounded, and the upstrokes and downstrokes usually have a slight inclination. These letters were used as early as the 1st century b. c., and were seldom used after the 10th century a. d., being superseded by the cursive style.

Uncialnoun

An uncial letter.

Uncialnoun

a style of orthography characterized by somewhat rounded capital letters; found especially in Greek and Latin manuscripts of the 4th to 8th centuries

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Uncialadjective

relating to or written in majuscule letters (which resemble modern capitals);

‘uncial letters’;

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