Function: noun Etymology: Middle English date "fruit of the palm," from early French date (same meaning), derived from Latin dactylus "date," from Greek daktylos "date," literally, "finger" 1 : the oblong edible fruit of a tall Old World palm2 : the palm that produces dates -- called also date palm Word History The word date that means "the fruit of the palm" and the word date that means "the time of an event" look alike. It may be because of its small size and shape or because of the long slender shape of the palm leaves.
The word for the fruit can be traced back to the Greek word daktylos, originally meaning "finger" and "toe." No one knows just how the fruit came to be called by the word for finger.
Similar to the 'catch and release', 'breadcrumbing' is a dating approach taken by those with no intention of being tied down.
On the other end of the spectrum is the dater who practises the 'catch and release'.
Some of the worst offenders might not even meet the recipient of their teasing texts.
a technique for determining the age of minerals based on the occurrence in natural potassium of a small fixed amount of radioisotope 40K that decays to the stable argon isotope 40Ar with a half-life of 1.28x109 years.
Measurement of the amount of radioactive carbon remaining in the material thus gives an estimate of its agea technique for determining the age of minerals based on the occurrence in natural rubidium of a fixed amount of the radioisotope 87Rb which decays to the stable strontium isotope 87Sr with a half-life of 5 x 1011 years.
Dating abuse or dating violence is defined as the perpetration or threat of an act of violence by at least one member of an unmarried couple on the other member within the context of dating or courtship.