Cuisenaire
Cui·se·naire (kwē'zə-nârʹ)
A trademark used for a set of colored rods and disks employed in the teaching of mathematics.

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  • Cuisenaire rods — /kwē zə nārˈ rodz/ plural noun A set of small wooden rods, of significant related sizes and colours, used in teaching arithmetic ORIGIN: Georges Cuisenaire, 20c Belgian educationalist …   Useful english dictionary

  • cuisenaire rod — ˌkwēzən¦a(ə)r , ¦e( noun also cuisenaire colored rod Usage: usually capitalized 1st C Etymology: from Cuisenaire, a trademark : any of a set of colored rods that are usually of 1 centimeter cross section and of 10 lengths from 1 to 10 centimeters …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cuisenaire rod — noun Etymology: from Cuisenaire, a trademark Date: 1954 any of a set of colored rods usually of 1 centimeter cross section and of 10 lengths from 1 to 10 centimeters that are used for teaching number concepts and the basic operations of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Cuisenaire rods — /kwizəˈnɛə rɒdz/ (say kweezuh nair rodz) plural noun coloured wooden blocks graduated in length, used as an aid in teaching numeracy to children. {trademark; named after the inventor, Georges Cuisenaire, 1891–1976, Belgian educationalist} …   Australian English dictionary

  • cuisenaire colored rod — noun see cuisenaire rod …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cuisenaire rod — /kwee zeuh nair , kwee zeuh nair /, Trademark. one of a set of 10 colored rods from 1 to 10 cm (0.4 to 4 in.) in length, used in a method of teaching the basics of arithmetic to children. * * * …   Universalium

  • Cuisenaire rod — noun One of a set of coloured rods of different sizes used to teach elementary school mathematics …   Wiktionary

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