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catchwater

A ditch or drain for catching water. See Catchdrain.

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diffusion

  • noun (physics) the process in which there is movement of a substance from an area of high concentration of that substance to an area of lower concentration
  • noun the spread of social institutions (and myths and skills) from one society to another

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subhepatic

(Anat.) Situated under, or on the ventral side of, the liver; -- applied to the interlobular branches of the portal vein.

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petcock

  • noun regulator consisting of a small cock or faucet or valve for letting out air or releasing compression or draining

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jolly

  • noun a happy party
  • noun a yawl used by a ship's sailors for general work
    jolly boat.

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opener

  • noun the first event in a series
    • she played Chopin for her opener
    • the season's opener was a game against the Yankees
  • noun a person who unfastens or unwraps or opens
    undoer; untier; unfastener.
    • children are talented undoers of their shoelaces

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drano

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cleaners

  • noun shop where dry cleaning is done
    dry cleaners.
  • noun a preparation used in cleaning something
    cleaner; cleansing agent; cleanser.

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unclogged

  • adjective satellite freed of obstructions
    • an unclogged drain
  • verb become or cause to become unobstructed
    unclog.
    • The chemical that we poured down the drain unclogged it

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capacitance

  • noun an electrical phenomenon whereby an electric charge is stored
    electrical capacity; capacity.
  • noun an electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge
    condenser; capacitor; electrical condenser.

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precut

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outfall

  • noun the outlet of a river or drain or other source of water

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downspout

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stencil

  • noun a sheet of material (metal, plastic, cardboard, waxed paper, silk, etc.) that has been perforated with a pattern (printing or a design); ink or paint can pass through the perforations to create the printed pattern on the surface below
  • verb mark or print with a stencil

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outfall

  • noun the outlet of a river or drain or other source of water

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spout

  • noun an opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain
  • verb gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
    spurt; spirt; gush.
    • water gushed forth

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sump

  • noun an oil reservoir in an internal combustion engine
  • noun a well or other hole in which water has collected

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tailpiece

  • noun appendage added to extend the length of something

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downspouts

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sump

  • noun an oil reservoir in an internal combustion engine
  • noun a well or other hole in which water has collected

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scupper

  • noun drain that allows water on the deck of a vessel to flow overboard
  • verb wait in hiding to attack
    lie in wait; lurk; bushwhack; ambush; waylay; ambuscade.

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cleaner

  • noun a preparation used in cleaning something
    cleansing agent; cleanser.
  • noun the operator of dry-cleaning establishment
    dry cleaner.

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condensate

  • noun a product of condensation
  • noun atmospheric moisture that has condensed because of cold
    condensation.

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plug

  • noun blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
    stopper; stopple.
  • noun a wad of something chewable as tobacco
    chew; wad; quid; cud; chaw.

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interceptor

  • noun a fast maneuverable fighter plane designed to intercept enemy aircraft

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ohmic

  • adjective of or relating to or measured in ohms

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bathtub

  • noun a relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body
    bathing tub; tub; bath.

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plug

  • noun blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
    stopper; stopple.
  • noun a wad of something chewable as tobacco
    chew; wad; quid; cud; chaw.

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clogged

  • adjective satellite thickened or coalesced in soft thick lumps (such as clogs or clots)
    clotted.
    • clotted blood
    • seeds clogged together
  • verb become or cause to become obstructed
    clog; congest; choke; foul; clog up; choke off; back up.
    • The leaves clog our drains in the Fall
    • The water pipe is backed up

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opener

  • noun the first event in a series
    • she played Chopin for her opener
    • the season's opener was a game against the Yankees
  • noun a person who unfastens or unwraps or opens
    undoer; untier; unfastener.
    • children are talented undoers of their shoelaces

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brawn

  • noun possessing muscular strength
    heftiness; sinew; brawniness; muscle; muscularity.

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swampland

  • noun low land that is seasonally flooded; has more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog
    swamp.

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sullage

Drainage of filth; filth collected from the street or highway; sewage. Obs.
The streets were exceedingly large, well paved, having many vaults and conveyances under them for sullage. Evelyn.

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tile

  • noun a flat thin rectangular slab (as of fired clay or rubber or linoleum) used to cover surfaces
  • noun a thin flat slab of fired clay used for roofing
    roofing tile.

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lymphatic

  • adjective of or relating to or produced by lymph

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chickpea

  • noun the seed of the chickpea plant
    garbanzo.
  • noun Asiatic herb cultivated for its short pods with one or two edible seeds
    Egyptian pea; Cicer arietinum; chickpea plant.

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subthreshold

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garbanzo

  • noun the seed of the chickpea plant
    chickpea.
  • noun large white roundish Asiatic legume; usually dried
    chickpea.

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suction

  • noun a force over an area produced by a pressure difference
  • noun the act of sucking
    suck; sucking.

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anomalously

  • adverb in an anomalous manner
    • this man behaves anomalously

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doped

  • adjective satellite treated or impregnated with a foreign substance
  • verb take drugs to improve one's athletic performance
    dope.

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voltage

  • noun the rate at which energy is drawn from a source that produces a flow of electricity in a circuit; expressed in volts
    electromotive force; emf.
  • noun the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
    electric potential; potential difference; potential; potential drop.

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venule

  • noun a minute vein continuous with a capillary
    capillary vein; venula.

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centripetal

  • adjective tending to move toward a center
    • centripetal force
  • adjective satellite tending to unify
    unifying.

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nephron

  • noun any of the small tubules that are the excretory units of the vertebrate kidney
    uriniferous tubule.

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capacitance

  • noun an electrical phenomenon whereby an electric charge is stored
    electrical capacity; capacity.
  • noun an electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge
    condenser; capacitor; electrical condenser.

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pasta

  • noun a dish that contains pasta as its main ingredient
  • noun shaped and dried dough made from flour and water and sometimes egg
    alimentary paste.

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wadi

  • noun gully or streambed in northern Africa and the Middle East that remains dry except during rainy season

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spacing

  • noun the time between occurrences of a repeating event
    • some women do not control the spacing of their children
  • noun the property possessed by an array of things that have space between them
    spatial arrangement.

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efferent

  • noun a nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glands
    motor nerve; efferent nerve.
  • adjective of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying information away from the CNS
    motorial.
    • efferent nerves and impulses

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pipe

  • noun a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
    tobacco pipe.
  • noun a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
    piping; pipage.

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intercostal

  • noun muscles between the ribs; they contract during inspiration
    intercostal muscle; musculus intercostalis.
  • adjective located or occurring between the ribs
    • intercostal muscles

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linguine

  • noun pasta in long slender flat strips
    linguini.

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inlet

  • noun an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)
    recess.
  • noun an opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container
    intake.

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sinus

  • noun an abnormal passage leading from a suppurating cavity to the body surface
    fistula.
  • noun any of various air-filled cavities especially in the bones of the skull

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spout

  • noun an opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain
  • verb gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
    spurt; spirt; gush.
    • water gushed forth

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dishwasher

  • noun a machine for washing dishes
    dish washer; dishwashing machine.
  • noun someone who washes dishes

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fettuccine

  • noun pasta in flat strips wider than linguine
    fettuccini.

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socinus

  • noun Italian theologian who argued against Trinitarianism (1539-1604)
    Fausto Paolo Sozzini; Faustus Socinus.

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marinade

  • noun mixtures of vinegar or wine and oil with various spices and seasonings; used for soaking foods before cooking
  • verb soak in marinade
    marinate.
    • marinade herring

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subsurface

  • adjective beneath the surface
    • subsurface materials of the moon

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conductance

  • noun a material's capacity to conduct electricity; measured as the reciprocal of electrical resistance

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fixture

  • noun an object firmly fixed in place (especially in a household)
  • noun a regular patron
    regular; habitue.
    • an habitue of the racetrack
    • a bum who is a Central Park fixture

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canaliculus

  • noun a small canal or duct as in some bones and parts of plants

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rainwater

  • noun drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds
    rain.

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suprapubic

(Anat.) Situated above, or anterior to, the pubic bone.

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tofu

  • noun cheeselike food made of curdled soybean milk
    bean curd.

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tributary

  • noun a branch that flows into the main stream
    affluent; confluent; feeder.
  • adjective satellite (of a stream) flowing into a larger stream

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pineapple

  • noun a tropical American plant bearing a large fleshy edible fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated in the tropics
    pineapple plant; Ananas comosus.
  • noun large sweet fleshy tropical fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated
    ananas.

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sinusoid

  • noun tiny endothelium-lined passages for blood in the tissue of an organ
  • noun the curve of y=sin x
    sine curve.

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noodle

  • noun a ribbonlike strip of pasta
  • noun informal terms for a human head
    attic; dome; bean; noggin; bonce.

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artichoke

  • noun Mediterranean thistlelike plant widely cultivated for its large edible flower head
    Cynara scolymus; artichoke plant; globe artichoke.
  • noun a thistlelike flower head with edible fleshy leaves and heart
    globe artichoke.

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defrost

  • verb make or become free of frost or ice
    de-ice; deice.
    • Defrost the car window

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junction

  • noun the place where two or more things come together
  • noun the state of being joined together
    colligation; conjunction; conjugation.

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brain

  • noun that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
    encephalon.
  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; mentality; brainpower; wit.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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tile

  • noun a flat thin rectangular slab (as of fired clay or rubber or linoleum) used to cover surfaces
  • noun a thin flat slab of fired clay used for roofing
    roofing tile.

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lumbar

  • adjective of or relating to or near the part of the back between the ribs and the hipbones
    • lumbar vertebrae

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hose

  • noun socks and stockings and tights collectively (the British include underwear)
    hosiery.
  • noun man's close-fitting garment of the 16th and 17th centuries covering the legs and reaching up to the waist; worn with a doublet

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intercept

  • noun the point at which a line intersects a coordinate axis
  • verb seize on its way
    stop.
    • The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace

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electrode

  • noun a conductor used to make electrical contact with some part of a circuit

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quiescent

  • adjective satellite not active or activated
    • the quiescent level of centimeter wave-length solar radiation
  • adjective satellite marked by a state of tranquil repose
    • the quiescent melancholy of the town

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marshland

  • noun low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone between land and water
    fen; marsh; fenland.
    • thousands of acres of marshland
    • the fens of eastern England

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bulgur

  • noun parched crushed wheat
    bulghur; bulgur wheat.

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sewer

  • noun a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
    cloaca; sewerage.
  • noun someone who sews
    • a sewer of fine gowns

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stopper

  • noun an act so striking or impressive that the show must be delayed until the audience quiets down
    showstopper; show-stopper.
  • noun a remark to which there is no polite conversational reply
    conversation stopper.

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fetch

  • noun the action of fetching
  • verb go or come after and bring or take back
    bring; convey; get.
    • Get me those books over there, please
    • Could you bring the wine?
    • The dog fetched the hat

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coolant

  • noun a fluid agent (gas or liquid) that produces cooling; especially one used to cool a system by transferring heat away from one part to another
    • he added more coolant to the car's radiator
    • the atomic reactor used a gas coolant
    • lathe operators use an emulsion of oil and water as a coolant for the cutting tool

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stopper

  • noun an act so striking or impressive that the show must be delayed until the audience quiets down
    showstopper; show-stopper.
  • noun a remark to which there is no polite conversational reply
    conversation stopper.

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washbasin

  • noun a bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you can wash your hands and face
    basin; lavatory; washstand; washbowl.
    • he ran some water in the basin and splashed it on his face
  • noun a basin for washing the hands (`wash-hand basin' is a British expression)
    washbowl; wash-hand basin; lavabo; handbasin.

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swamp

  • noun low land that is seasonally flooded; has more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog
    swampland.
  • noun a situation fraught with difficulties and imponderables
    • he was trapped in a medical swamp

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vein

  • noun a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart
    venous blood vessel; vena.
    • all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood
  • noun a distinctive style or manner
    • he continued in this vein for several minutes

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grate

  • noun a frame of iron bars to hold a fire
    grating.
  • noun a harsh rasping sound made by scraping something

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subsoil

  • noun the layer of soil between the topsoil and bedrock
    undersoil.

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clog

  • noun footwear usually with wooden soles
    geta; patten; sabot.
  • noun any object that acts as a hindrance or obstruction

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pratt

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abscess

  • noun symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue

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overflow

  • noun a large flow
    outpouring; flood.
  • noun the occurrence of surplus liquid (as water) exceeding the limit or capacity
    runoff; overspill.

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wetland

  • noun a low area where the land is saturated with water

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storm

  • noun a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
    violent storm.
  • noun a violent commotion or disturbance
    tempest.
    • the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away
    • it was only a tempest in a teapot

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short

  • noun the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  • noun accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
    short circuit.

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percutaneous

  • adjective through the unbroken skin; refers to medications applied directly to the skin (creams or ointments) or in time-release forms (skin patches)
    transdermic; transdermal; transcutaneous.
    • transdermal estrogen
    • percutaneous absorption

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pipe

  • noun a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
    tobacco pipe.
  • noun a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
    piping; pipage.

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ureter

  • noun either of a pair of thick-walled tubes that carry urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder

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gurgle

  • noun the bubbling sound of water flowing from a bottle with a narrow neck
  • verb flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise
    babble; burble; guggle; ripple; bubble.
    • babbling brooks

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perforated

  • adjective satellite having a hole cut through
    perforate; punctured; pierced.
    • pierced ears
    • a perforated eardrum
    • a punctured balloon
  • verb make a hole into or between, as for ease of separation
    perforate; punch.
    • perforate the sheets of paper

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spacing

  • noun the time between occurrences of a repeating event
    • some women do not control the spacing of their children
  • noun the property possessed by an array of things that have space between them
    spatial arrangement.

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pvc

  • noun a polymer of vinyl chloride used instead of rubber in electric cables
    polyvinyl chloride.
  • noun irregularity of cardiac rhythm; recurrent occurrences can be a precursor of ventricular fibrillation
    premature ventricular contraction.

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lentil

  • noun round flat seed of the lentil plant used for food
  • noun the fruit or seed of a lentil plant

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plexus

  • noun a network of intersecting blood vessels or intersecting nerves or intersecting lymph vessels
    rete.

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voltage

  • noun the rate at which energy is drawn from a source that produces a flow of electricity in a circuit; expressed in volts
    electromotive force; emf.
  • noun the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
    electric potential; potential difference; potential; potential drop.

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stoneware

  • noun ceramic ware that is fired in high heat and vitrified and nonporous

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pus

  • noun a fluid product of inflammation
    festering; sanies; suppuration; purulence; ichor.
  • noun the tenth month of the Hindu calendar
    Pansa.

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sink

  • noun plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe
  • noun (technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system
    • the ocean is a sink for carbon dioxide

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calyx

  • noun (botany) the whorl of sepals of a flower collectively forming the outer floral envelope or layer of the perianth enclosing and supporting the developing bud; usually green

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