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non·sense

(non'sens),
As used in genetics, relating to a mutation that causes a sequence such that the growing peptide chain terminates, often after several incorrect amino acid residues are incorporated.

nonsense

(nŏn′sĕns′, -səns)
n.
adj.
Genetics Of or relating to a mutation in a structural gene that changes a nucleotide triplet into a stop codon, thus prematurely terminating the polypeptide chain during protein synthesis.

non·sense

(non'sens)
genetics A mutation that causes a sequence such that the growing peptide chain terminates, often after several incorrect amino acid residues are incorporated.
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Trying to make sense of John's death, and her experience of grief, Didion writes to the nonsensicality of it all.
103) In so concluding, however, the ECJ may have recognized the nonsensicality of barring the parallel import of identical goods when it stated "it would be overreaching to interpret article seven [in such a manner].
The following conversation may make the nonsensicality of misapplying causal criteria even clearer:
The present essay argues, first, that Mulhall's notion of framework propositions is incompatible with Cavell's diagnosis of the nonsensicality of the skeptic's utterances, and, second, that Mulhall's antiskepticism amounts to a closet form of dogmatism.