- latex (n.)
- 1660s, "body fluid," from Latin latex (genitive laticis) "liquid, fluid," probably from Greek latax "dregs," from PIE root *lat- "wet" (cognates: Middle Irish laith "beer," Welsh llaid "mud, mire," Lithuanian latakas "pool, puddle," Old Norse leþja "filth"). Used 1835 to mean "milky liquid from plants." Meaning "water-dispersed polymer particles" (used in rubber goods, paints, etc.) is from 1937. As an adjective by 1954, in place of clasically correct laticiferous.
- 1. Also it tends to hide one advantage of LaTeX, which contradicts the WYSIWYG paradigm.
- 它也倾向于将LaTeX一个优点隐藏起来; 而这优点反对WYSIWYG典型.
- 2. But also when it comes to typesetting mathematical equations of any complexity, LaTeX is still unrivaled.
- 并且当遇到排版任何复杂程度的数学式子时, 仍无人可与LaTeX匹敌.
- 3. In the eyes of David Kastrup, one of the main advantages of preview - latex is being unobtrusive .
- 在DavidKastrup的眼中, preview-latex 的一个主要优点在于:它守本份( unobtrusive ).
- 4. The latex concentration is raised by evaporation or centrifugation.
- 5. The results of the tests indicated that latex and polyurethane foam mattresses burned fastest.
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