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  1. staggered(Adjective)

    referring to something that has been arranged in a way that is not uniform

    The U.S. Senate holds staggered elections, with only one third of the seats being filled every two years.

  2. staggered(Adjective)

    Astonished, taken aback.

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  1. Staggered

    of Stagger


  1. Staggered conformation

    In organic chemistry, a staggered conformation is a chemical conformation of an ethane-like moiety abcX-Ydef in which the substituents a,b,and c are at the maximum distance from d,e,and f. This requires the torsion angles to be 60°. Such a conformation exists in any open chain single chemical bond connecting two sp³ hybridised atoms, and is normally a conformational energy minimum.

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