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a.1.Relating to dissertations; resembling a dissertation.
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I, however, found him delightful, and one time after arguing with him about how few atom bombs it would to take to destroy the American chemical industry, largely centered in Northern New Jersey, and after I had assured him that Ansley Coale, whose dissertational research on the subject contained such a calculation, was a very careful workman -- even with war-time experience at the M.
It is almost too tempting to say that, aside from a purely dissertational approach, the author's style gives enough material for anyone interested in the topic.
No doubt these stylistic infuriations reflect the book's dissertational origins.