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unconfined

  • adjective not confined
  • adjective satellite free from confinement or physical restraint
    unimprisoned.

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uniaxial

(Crystallog.) Having but one optic axis, or line of no double refraction. ✍ In uniaxial crystals, the optic axis has the direction of the vertical crystallographic axis. All tetragonal and hexagonal crystals are uniaxial.

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biaxial

  • adjective having two axes
    biaxate; biaxal.
    • biaxial crystals

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goiter

  • noun abnormally enlarged thyroid gland; can result from underproduction or overproduction of hormone or from a deficiency of iodine in the diet
    goitre; thyromegaly; struma.

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triaxial

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stress

  • noun the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)
    accent; emphasis.
    • he put the stress on the wrong syllable
  • noun (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
    tension; tenseness.
    • he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension
    • stress is a vasoconstrictor

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edgewise

  • adverb with the edge forward or on, by, or toward the edge
    edgeways.
    • he sawed the board edgeways
    • held it edgewise
  • adverb as if by an edge; barely
    edgeways.
    • I could not get a word in edgewise

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flatwise

With the flat side downward, or next to another object; not edgewise.

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atelectasis

  • noun collapse of an expanded lung (especially in infants); also failure of pulmonary alveoli to expand at birth

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flexural

Of, pertaining to, or resulting from, flexure; of the nature of, or characterized by, flexure; as, flexural elasticity.

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strength

  • noun the property of being physically or mentally strong
    • fatigue sapped his strength
  • noun capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war
    military posture; military capability; military strength; posture.
    • we faced an army of great strength
    • politicians have neglected our military posture

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axial

  • adjective of or relating to or resembling an axis of rotation
  • adjective relating to or attached to the axis
    axile.
    • axial angle

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extravascular

(Anat.) (a) Outside the vessels; -- said of the substance of all the tissues. (b) Destitute of vessels; non-vascular.

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modulus

  • noun an integer that can be divided without remainder into the difference between two other integers
    • 2 is a modulus of 5 and 9
  • noun the absolute value of a complex number

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multiaxial

(Biol.) Having more than one axis; developing in more than a single line or plain; -- opposed to monoaxial.

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bandaging

  • noun the act of applying a bandage
    binding; dressing.
  • verb wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose
    bind; bandage.

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extradural

  • adjective on or outside the dura mater
    epidural.

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overload

  • noun an electrical load that exceeds the available electrical power
  • noun an excessive burden
    overburden.

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allowable

  • adjective satellite deductible according to the tax laws
  • adjective that may be permitted especially as according to rule
    permissible.
    • permissible behavior in school
    • a permissible tax deduction

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loads

  • noun a large number or amount
    heaps; rafts; wads; piles; lots; scads; slews; tons; gobs; scores; oodles; dozens; stacks; lashings.
    • made lots of new friends
    • she amassed stacks of newspapers
  • noun weight to be borne or conveyed
    load; loading; burden.

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circumferential

  • adjective satellite lying around or just outside the edges or outskirts
    • circumferential highways around cities

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residual

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; rest; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun (often plural) a payment that is made to a performer or writer or director of a television show or commercial that is paid for every repeat showing
    • he could retire on his residuals

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diametral

  • adjective related to or along a diameter
    diametrical; diametric.
    • the diametral plane

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buckle

  • noun fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong
  • noun a shape distorted by twisting or folding
    warp.

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strength

  • noun the property of being physically or mentally strong
    • fatigue sapped his strength
  • noun capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war
    military posture; military capability; military strength; posture.
    • we faced an army of great strength
    • politicians have neglected our military posture

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hydrostatic

  • adjective relating to fluids at rest or to the pressures they exert or transmit
    • hydrostatic pressure

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loading

  • noun weight to be borne or conveyed
    load; burden.
  • noun a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time
    load.
    • the system broke down under excessive loads

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factor

  • noun anything that contributes causally to a result
    • a number of factors determined the outcome
  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; component; element.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech

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undrained

  • adjective not drained; keep them undrained"
    • preserve wetlands

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stress

  • noun the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)
    accent; emphasis.
    • he put the stress on the wrong syllable
  • noun (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
    tension; tenseness.
    • he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension
    • stress is a vasoconstrictor

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tangential

  • adjective satellite of superficial relevance if any
    digressive.
    • a digressive allusion to the day of the week
    • a tangential remark
  • adjective of or relating to or acting along or in the direction of a tangent
    • tangential forces

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strut

  • noun a proud stiff pompous gait
    swagger; prance.
  • noun brace consisting of a bar or rod used to resist longitudinal compression

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longitudinal

  • adjective of or relating to lines of longitude
    • longitudinal reckoning by the navigator
  • adjective satellite running lengthwise
    • a thin longitudinal strip
    • longitudinal measurements of the hull

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deformation

  • noun a change for the worse
    distortion.
  • noun alteration in the shape or dimensions of an object as a result of the application of stress to it

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axially

  • adverb with respect to an axis
    • the jet was directed axially toward the cathode

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dressing

  • noun savory dressings for salads; basically of two kinds: either the thin French or vinaigrette type or the creamy mayonnaise type
    salad dressing.
  • noun a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables
    stuffing.

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cube

  • noun a hexahedron with six equal squares as faces
    regular hexahedron.
  • noun a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides
    block.

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strain

  • noun (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
  • noun difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension
    stress.
    • she endured the stresses and strains of life
    • he presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger"- R.J.Samuelson

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permissible

  • adjective that may be permitted especially as according to rule
    allowable.
    • permissible behavior in school
    • a permissible tax deduction
  • adjective satellite that may be accepted or conceded
    • a kind of speculation that was permissible in cosmology but inadmissible in medicine

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optic

  • noun the organ of sight
    eye; oculus.
  • adjective of or relating to or resembling the eye
    ocular; optical; opthalmic.
    • ocular muscles
    • an ocular organ
    • ocular diseases
    • the optic (or optical) axis of the eye
    • an ocular spot is a pigmented organ or part believed to be sensitive to light

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psi

  • noun a unit of pressure
    pounds per square inch.
  • noun the 23rd letter of the Greek alphabet

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strut

  • noun a proud stiff pompous gait
    swagger; prance.
  • noun brace consisting of a bar or rod used to resist longitudinal compression

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concrete

  • noun a strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water
  • verb cover with cement
    • concrete the walls

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creep

  • noun someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
    weirdy; weirdo; weirdie; spook.
  • noun a slow longitudinal movement or deformation

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withstand

  • verb resist or confront with resistance
    defy; hold; hold up.
    • The politician defied public opinion
    • The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear
    • The bridge held
  • verb stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
    resist; hold out; stand firm.

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loading

  • noun weight to be borne or conveyed
    load; burden.
  • noun a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time
    load.
    • the system broke down under excessive loads

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ultimate

  • noun the finest or most superior quality of its kind
    • the ultimate in luxury
  • adjective furthest or highest in degree or order; utmost or extreme
    • the ultimate achievement
    • the ultimate question
    • man's ultimate destiny
    • the ultimate insult
    • one's ultimate goal in life

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anticlines

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deformation

  • noun a change for the worse
    distortion.
  • noun alteration in the shape or dimensions of an object as a result of the application of stress to it

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macroscopic

  • adjective satellite visible to the naked eye; using the naked eye
    macroscopical.
  • adjective satellite large enough to be visible with the naked eye
    macroscopical.

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hoop

  • noun a light curved skeleton to spread out a skirt
  • noun a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling
    ring.
    • there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse

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transverse

  • adjective satellite extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis
    thwartwise; transversal; cross.
    • cross members should be all steel
    • from the transverse hall the stairway ascends gracefully
    • transversal vibrations
    • transverse colon

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stiffness

  • noun the physical property of being inflexible and hard to bend
  • noun the property of moving with pain or difficulty
    • he awoke with a painful stiffness in his neck

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maximum

  • noun the largest possible quantity
    upper limit.
  • noun the greatest possible degree
    uttermost; utmost; level best.
    • he tried his utmost

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grout

  • noun a thin mortar that can be poured and used to fill cracks in masonry or brickwork
  • verb bind with grout
    • grout the bathtub

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resist

  • verb elude, especially in a baffling way
    defy; refuse.
    • This behavior defies explanation
  • verb stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
    withstand; hold out; stand firm.

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strain

  • noun (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
  • noun difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension
    stress.
    • she endured the stresses and strains of life
    • he presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger"- R.J.Samuelson

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endwise

  • adverb on end or upright
    endways.
    • sticks leaning against the wall endways
  • adverb in or toward the direction of the ends; lengthwise
    endways.
    • endways pressure

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tectonics

  • noun the science of architecture
    architectonics.
  • noun the branch of geology studying the folding and faulting of the earth's crust
    plate tectonics; plate tectonic theory.

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withstand

  • verb resist or confront with resistance
    defy; hold; hold up.
    • The politician defied public opinion
    • The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear
    • The bridge held
  • verb stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
    resist; hold out; stand firm.

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load

  • noun weight to be borne or conveyed
    loading; burden.
  • noun a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time
    loading.
    • the system broke down under excessive loads

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radial

  • noun pneumatic tire that has radial-ply casing
    radial-ply tire; radial tire.
  • adjective relating to or near the radius
    • the radial aspect of the forearm

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cyclic

  • adjective conforming to the Carnot cycle
  • adjective forming a whorl or having parts arranged in a whorl
    • cyclic petals
    • cyclic flowers

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tectonic

  • adjective pertaining to the structure or movement of the earth's crust
    • tectonic plates
    • tectonic valleys
  • adjective of or pertaining to construction or architecture
    architectonic.

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bulky

  • adjective satellite of large size for its weight

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resultant

  • noun the final point in a process
    end point.
  • noun something that results
    final result; termination; outcome; result.
    • he listened for the results on the radio

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bandage

  • noun a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body
    patch.
  • verb wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose
    bind.

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monotonic

  • adjective of a sequence or function; consistently increasing and never decreasing or consistently decreasing and never increasing in value
    monotone.
  • adjective satellite sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
    monotonous; flat; monotone.
    • the owl's faint monotonous hooting

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lesion

  • noun any localized abnormal structural change in a bodily part
  • noun an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
    wound.

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tensile

  • adjective of or relating to tension
    • tensile stress
    • tensile pull
  • adjective satellite capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out
    ductile; pliable; malleable; pliant; tractile.
    • ductile copper
    • malleable metals such as gold
    • they soaked the leather to made it pliable
    • pliant molten glass
    • made of highly tensile steel alloy

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bandage

  • noun a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body
    patch.
  • verb wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose
    bind.

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trend

  • noun a general direction in which something tends to move
    tendency.
    • the shoreward tendency of the current
    • the trend of the stock market
  • noun general line of orientation
    course.
    • the river takes a southern course
    • the northeastern trend of the coast

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dressing

  • noun savory dressings for salads; basically of two kinds: either the thin French or vinaigrette type or the creamy mayonnaise type
    salad dressing.
  • noun a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables
    stuffing.

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resist

  • verb elude, especially in a baffling way
    defy; refuse.
    • This behavior defies explanation
  • verb stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
    withstand; hold out; stand firm.

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ductility

  • noun the malleability of something that can be drawn into threads or wires or hammered into thin sheets
    ductileness.

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induce

  • verb cause to arise
    bring on.
    • induce a crisis
  • verb cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
    get; make; have; cause; stimulate.
    • The ads induced me to buy a VCR
    • My children finally got me to buy a computer
    • My wife made me buy a new sofa

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traction

  • noun the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)
    grip; adhesive friction.
  • noun (orthopedics) the act of pulling on a bone or limb (as in a fracture) to relieve pressure or align parts in a special way during healing
    • his leg was in traction for several days

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diagonal

  • noun (geometry) a straight line connecting any two vertices of a polygon that are not adjacent
  • noun a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric
    bias.

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misfit

  • noun someone unable to adapt to their circumstances

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compressive

Compressing, or having power or tendency to compress; as, a compressive force.

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lesion

  • noun any localized abnormal structural change in a bodily part
  • noun an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
    wound.

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static

  • noun a crackling or hissing noise caused by electrical interference
    atmospherics; atmospheric static.
  • noun angry criticism
    • they will probably give you a lot of static about your editorial

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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cylinder

  • noun a solid bounded by a cylindrical surface and two parallel planes (the bases)
  • noun a surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line

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reinforcement

  • noun a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission
    support; reenforcement.
    • they called for artillery support
  • noun information that makes more forcible or convincing
    reenforcement.
    • his gestures provided eloquent reinforcement for his complaints

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stocking

  • noun close-fitting hosiery to cover the foot and leg; come in matched pairs (usually used in the plural)
  • noun the activity of supplying a stock of something
    • he supervised the stocking of the stream with trout

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unidirectional

  • adjective operating or moving or allowing movement in one direction only
    • a unidirectional flow
    • a unidirectional antenna
    • a unidirectional approach to a problem

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orogenic

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resist

  • verb elude, especially in a baffling way
    defy; refuse.
    • This behavior defies explanation
  • verb stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
    withstand; hold out; stand firm.

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flexion

  • noun the state of being flexed (as of a joint)
    flection; flexure.
  • noun deviation from a straight or normal course
    inflection; flection.

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dominant

  • noun (music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale
  • noun an allele that produces the same phenotype whether its paired allele is identical or different
    dominant allele.

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hematoma

  • noun a localized swelling filled with blood
    haematoma.

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horizontal

  • noun something that is oriented horizontally
  • adjective parallel to or in the plane of the horizon or a base line
    • a horizontal surface

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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wrap

  • noun cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person
    wrapper.
  • noun a sandwich in which the filling is rolled up in a soft tortilla

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repetitive

  • adjective satellite repetitive and persistent
    insistent.
    • the bluejay's insistent cry
  • adjective characterized by repetition
    repetitious.
    • repetitive movement

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vertical

  • noun something that is oriented vertically
  • noun a vertical structural member as a post or stake
    upright.
    • the ball sailed between the uprights

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yield

  • noun production of a certain amount
    output.
  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; takings; take; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%

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inducing

  • noun act of bringing about a desired result
    inducement.
    • inducement of sleep
  • verb cause to arise
    bring on; induce.
    • induce a crisis

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bending

  • noun movement that causes the formation of a curve
    bend.
  • noun the property of being bent or deflected
    deflexion; deflection.

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meridional

  • adjective of or relating to a meridian
  • adjective satellite located in the south or characteristic of southern people or places

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overload

  • noun an electrical load that exceeds the available electrical power
  • noun an excessive burden
    overburden.

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minimum

  • noun the smallest possible quantity
    lower limit.
  • noun the point on a curve where the tangent changes from negative on the left to positive on the right

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fracture

  • noun breaking of hard tissue such as bone
    break.
    • it was a nasty fracture
    • the break seems to have been caused by a fall
  • noun (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
    fault; geological fault; break; faulting; shift.
    • they built it right over a geological fault
    • he studied the faulting of the earth's crust

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peak

  • noun the most extreme possible amount or value
    extremum.
    • voltage peak
  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    prime; flower; blossom; efflorescence; flush; bloom; heyday.

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situ

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shrinkage

  • noun process or result of becoming less or smaller
    shrinking.
    • the material lost 2 inches per yard in shrinkage
  • noun the amount by which something shrinks

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specified

  • adjective clearly and explicitly stated
    • meals are at specified times
  • verb specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement
    qualify; specify; condition; stipulate.
    • The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life
    • The contract stipulates the dates of the payments

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eccentric

  • noun a person with an unusual or odd personality
    eccentric person; geek; oddball; flake.
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; character; type.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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maximal

  • adjective the greatest or most complete or best possible
    maximum.
    • maximal expansion
    • maximum pressure

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resistance

  • noun the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
    opposition.
    • he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens
    • despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead
  • noun any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion

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wrap

  • noun cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person
    wrapper.
  • noun a sandwich in which the filling is rolled up in a soft tortilla

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principal

  • noun the original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated
  • noun the educator who has executive authority for a school
    head; school principal; head teacher.
    • she sent unruly pupils to see the principal

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syndrome

  • noun a complex of concurrent things
    • every word has a syndrome of meanings
  • noun a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease

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mortar

  • noun a muzzle-loading high-angle gun with a short barrel that fires shells at high elevations for a short range
    howitzer; trench mortar.
  • noun used as a bond in masonry or for covering a wall

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