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flame

  • noun the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke
    fire; flaming.
    • fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries
  • verb shine with a sudden light
    flare.
    • The night sky flared with the massive bombardment

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sleepwear

  • noun garments designed to be worn in bed
    nightwear; nightclothes.

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fire

  • noun the event of something burning (often destructive)
    • they lost everything in the fire
  • noun the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
    firing.
    • hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes
    • they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

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intumescent

  • adjective satellite abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas
    tumid; tumescent; puffy; turgid.
    • hungry children with bloated stomachs
    • he had a grossly distended stomach
    • eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids
    • swollen hands
    • tumescent tissue
    • puffy tumid flesh

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fray

  • noun a noisy fight
    affray; disturbance; ruffle.
  • verb wear away by rubbing
    frazzle.
    • The friction frayed the sleeve

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synergist

  • noun a drug that augments the activity of another drug

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mildew

  • noun the process of becoming mildewed
    mould; mold.
  • noun a fungus that produces a superficial (usually white) growth on organic matter

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additive

  • noun something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine
  • adjective designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
    linear.

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growth

  • noun (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level
    development; ontogenesis; maturation; ontogeny; growing.
    • he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children
  • noun a progression from simpler to more complex forms
    • the growth of culture

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plasticizer

  • noun a substance added to plastics or other materials to make them more pliable
    plasticiser.

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vapor

  • noun a visible suspension in the air of particles of some substance
    vapour.
  • noun the process of becoming a vapor
    evaporation; vaporisation; vaporization; vapour.

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coverall

  • noun a loose-fitting protective garment that is worn over other clothing

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mold

  • noun the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    mould; cast; stamp.
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region
  • noun container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
    mould; cast.

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filler

  • noun used for filling cracks or holes in a surface
  • noun 100 filler equal 1 forint in Hungary

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evaporation

  • noun the process of becoming a vapor
    vaporisation; vaporization; vapor; vapour.
  • noun the process of extracting moisture
    dehydration; desiccation; drying up.

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coating

  • noun a thin layer covering something
    coat.
    • a second coat of paint
  • noun a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
    finishing; finish.
    • the boat had a metallic finish
    • he applied a coat of a clear finish
    • when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly

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dropping

  • adjective satellite coming down freely under the influence of gravity
    falling.
    • the eerie whistle of dropping bombs
    • falling rain
  • verb let fall to the ground
    drop.
    • Don't drop the dishes

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polymeric

  • adjective of or relating to or consisting of a polymer
    • a polymeric compound

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rust

  • noun a red or brown oxide coating on iron or steel caused by the action of oxygen and moisture
  • noun a plant disease that produces a reddish-brown discoloration of leaves and stems; caused by various rust fungi

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polypropylene

  • noun a polymer of propylene used as a thermoplastic molding material
    polypropene.

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drop

  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    bead; pearl.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead
  • noun a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
    driblet; drib.
    • he had a drop too much to drink
    • a drop of each sample was analyzed
    • there is not a drop of pity in that man
    • years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling

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finish

  • noun a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
    finishing; coating.
    • the boat had a metallic finish
    • he applied a coat of a clear finish
    • when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly
  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    last; finis; finale; close; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season

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chemical

  • noun material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
    chemical substance.
  • adjective relating to or used in chemistry
    chemic.
    • chemical engineer
    • chemical balance

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additive

  • noun something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine
  • adjective designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
    linear.

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soil

  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; filth; dirt; grime; grunge; stain.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
    dirt.

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polyester

  • noun any of numerous synthetic resins; they are light and strong and weather resistant
  • noun a complex ester used for making fibers or resins or plastics or as a plasticizer

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moisture

  • noun wetness caused by water
    wet.
    • drops of wet gleamed on the window

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chemical

  • noun material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
    chemical substance.
  • adjective relating to or used in chemistry
    chemic.
    • chemical engineer
    • chemical balance

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heat

  • noun a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
    heat energy.
  • noun the presence of heat
    high temperature; hotness.

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polyurethane

  • noun any of various polymers containing the urethane radical; a wide variety of synthetic forms are made and used as adhesives or plastics or paints or rubber
    polyurethan.

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effective

  • adjective producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect
    effectual; efficacious.
    • an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch's broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation"-LewisMumford
    • effective teaching methods
    • effective steps toward peace
    • made an effective entrance
    • his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action
    • an efficacious law
  • adjective satellite able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively
    efficient.
    • people who will do nothing unless they get something out of it for themselves are often highly effective persons..."-G.B.Shaw
    • effective personnel
    • an efficient secretary
    • the efficient cause of the revolution

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thermoplastic

  • noun a material that softens when heated and hardens again when cooled
    thermoplastic resin.
  • adjective having the property of softening or fusing when heated and of hardening and becoming rigid again when cooled
    • thermoplastic materials can be remelted and cooled time after time without undergoing any appreciable chemical change

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age

  • noun how long something has existed
    • it was replaced because of its age
  • noun an era of history having some distinctive feature
    historic period.
    • we live in a litigious age

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foam

  • noun a mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid
    froth.
    • the beer had a thick head of foam
  • noun a lightweight material in cellular form; made by introducing gas bubbles during manufacture

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serious

  • adjective concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities
    • a serious student of history
    • a serious attempt to learn to ski
    • gave me a serious look
    • a serious young man
    • are you serious or joking?
    • Don't be so serious!
  • adjective satellite of great consequence
    • marriage is a serious matter

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paint

  • noun a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating
    pigment.
    • artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably
  • noun (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court
    key.
    • he hit a jump shot from the top of the key
    • he dominates play in the paint

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major

  • noun a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain
  • noun British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
    John Roy Major; John Major; John R. Major.

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polyester

  • noun any of numerous synthetic resins; they are light and strong and weather resistant
  • noun a complex ester used for making fibers or resins or plastics or as a plasticizer

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pajama

  • noun a pair of loose trousers tied by a drawstring around the waist; worn by men and women in some Asian countries
    pyjama.
  • noun (usually plural) loose-fitting nightclothes worn for sleeping or lounging; have a jacket top and trousers
    jammies; pj's; pyjama.

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fabric

  • noun artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
    textile; cloth; material.
    • the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent
    • woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC
    • she measured off enough material for a dress
  • noun the underlying structure
    framework.
    • providing a factual framework for future research
    • it is part of the fabric of society

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polymer

  • noun a naturally occurring or synthetic compound consisting of large molecules made up of a linked series of repeated simple monomers

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foam

  • noun a mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid
    froth.
    • the beer had a thick head of foam
  • noun a lightweight material in cellular form; made by introducing gas bubbles during manufacture

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epoxy

  • noun a thermosetting resin; used chiefly in strong adhesives and coatings and laminates
    epoxy resin; epoxy glue.
  • verb glue with epoxy
    • epoxy the shards

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ab

  • noun a bachelor's degree in arts and sciences
    Bachelor of Arts; Artium Baccalaurens; BA.
  • noun the eleventh month of the civil year; the fifth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in July and August)
    Av.

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formulation

  • noun a substance prepared according to a formula
    preparation.
    • the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine
  • noun inventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally
    conceptualisation; conceptualization.

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resin

  • noun any of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple molecules
    rosin.

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treatment

  • noun care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
    intervention.
  • noun the management of someone or something
    handling.
    • the handling of prisoners
    • the treatment of water sewage
    • the right to equal treatment in the criminal justice system

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ccc

  • adjective satellite being one hundred more than two hundred
    300; three hundred.

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filler

  • noun used for filling cracks or holes in a surface
  • noun 100 filler equal 1 forint in Hungary

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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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coating

  • noun a thin layer covering something
    coat.
    • a second coat of paint
  • noun a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
    finishing; finish.
    • the boat had a metallic finish
    • he applied a coat of a clear finish
    • when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly

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plastic

  • noun generic name for certain synthetic or semisynthetic materials that can be molded or extruded into objects or films or filaments or used for making e.g. coatings and adhesives
  • noun a card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered
    charge plate; charge card; credit card.
    • do you take plastic?

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textile

  • noun artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
    cloth; material; fabric.
    • the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent
    • woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC
    • she measured off enough material for a dress
  • adjective of or relating to fabrics or fabric making
    • textile research

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property

  • noun something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;
    belongings; holding.
    • that hat is my property
    • he is a man of property
  • noun a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
    • a study of the physical properties of atomic particles

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polymer

  • noun a naturally occurring or synthetic compound consisting of large molecules made up of a linked series of repeated simple monomers

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polyethylene

  • noun a lightweight thermoplastic; used especially in packaging and insulation
    polythene.

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grade

  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    course; class; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    tier; level.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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resin

  • noun any of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple molecules
    rosin.

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polystyrene

  • noun a polymer of styrene; a rigid transparent thermoplastic
    • expanded polystyrene looks like a rigid white foam and is used as packing or insulation

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plywood

  • noun a laminate made of thin layers of wood
    plyboard.

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upholstery

  • noun covering (padding and springs and webbing and fabric) on a piece of furniture
  • noun the craft of upholstering

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fabric

  • noun artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
    textile; cloth; material.
    • the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent
    • woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC
    • she measured off enough material for a dress
  • noun the underlying structure
    framework.
    • providing a factual framework for future research
    • it is part of the fabric of society

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paint

  • noun a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating
    pigment.
    • artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably
  • noun (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court
    key.
    • he hit a jump shot from the top of the key
    • he dominates play in the paint

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material

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    stuff.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
    • the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography

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cable

  • noun a telegram sent abroad
    overseas telegram; cablegram.
  • noun a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power
    transmission line; line.

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clothing

  • noun a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
    habiliment; wear; vesture; wearable; article of clothing.
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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nylon

  • noun a thermoplastic polyamide; a family of strong resilient synthetic fibers
  • noun a synthetic fabric

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finish

  • noun a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
    finishing; coating.
    • the boat had a metallic finish
    • he applied a coat of a clear finish
    • when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly
  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    last; finis; finale; close; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season

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suit

  • noun a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color
    suit of clothes.
    • they buried him in his best suit
  • noun a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
    case; cause; causa; lawsuit.
    • the family brought suit against the landlord

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compound

  • noun a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts
  • noun (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
    chemical compound.

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finishing

  • noun a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
    finish; coating.
    • the boat had a metallic finish
    • he applied a coat of a clear finish
    • when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly
  • noun the act of finishing
    finish.
    • his best finish in a major tournament was third
    • the speaker's finishing was greeted with applause

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insulation

  • noun the state of being isolated or detached
    insularism; detachment; insularity.
    • the insulation of England was preserved by the English Channel
  • noun a material that reduces or prevents the transmission of heat or sound or electricity
    insulant; insulating material.

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drop

  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    bead; pearl.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead
  • noun a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
    driblet; drib.
    • he had a drop too much to drink
    • a drop of each sample was analyzed
    • there is not a drop of pity in that man
    • years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling

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spray

  • noun a pesticide in suspension or solution; intended for spraying
  • noun a quantity of small objects flying through the air
    spraying.
    • a spray of bullets

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glove

  • noun the handwear used by fielders in playing baseball
    baseball glove; baseball mitt; mitt.
  • noun handwear: covers the hand and wrist

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treated

  • adjective subjected to a physical (or chemical) treatment or action or agent
    • the sludge of treated sewage can be used as fertilizer
    • treated timbers resist rot
    • treated fabrics resist wrinkling
  • verb interact in a certain way
    do by; handle; treat.
    • Do right by her
    • Treat him with caution, please
    • Handle the press reporters gently

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spray

  • noun a pesticide in suspension or solution; intended for spraying
  • noun a quantity of small objects flying through the air
    spraying.
    • a spray of bullets

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composition

  • noun the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole
    composing.
    • harmonious composition is essential in a serious work of art
  • noun the way in which someone or something is composed
    physical composition; make-up; makeup; constitution.

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roofing

  • noun material used to construct a roof
  • noun the craft of a roofer

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vinyl

  • noun a univalent chemical radical derived from ethylene
    vinyl radical; vinyl group.
  • noun shiny and tough and flexible plastic; used especially for floor coverings

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acrylic

  • noun polymerized from acrylonitrile
    acrylic fiber.
  • noun a glassy thermoplastic; can be cast and molded or used in coatings and adhesives
    acrylic resin; acrylate resin.

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mechanism

  • noun the atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction
    chemical mechanism.
    • he determined unique mechanisms for the photochemical reactions
  • noun the technical aspects of doing something
    mechanics.
    • a mechanism of social control
    • mechanisms of communication
    • the mechanics of prose style

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cotton

  • noun soft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state
    cotton wool; cotton fiber.
  • noun fabric woven from cotton fibers

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effectiveness

  • noun power to be effective; the quality of being able to bring about an effect
    effectuality; effectivity; effectualness.
  • noun capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects
    strength; potency.
    • the toxin's potency
    • the strength of the drinks

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material

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    stuff.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
    • the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography

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cable

  • noun a telegram sent abroad
    overseas telegram; cablegram.
  • noun a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power
    transmission line; line.

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garment

  • noun an article of clothing
    • garments of the finest silk
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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quality

  • noun an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
    • the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
  • noun a degree or grade of excellence or worth
    caliber; calibre.
    • the quality of students has risen
    • an executive of low caliber

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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fiber

  • noun a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
    fibre.
  • noun coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients; its bulk stimulates intestinal peristalsis
    roughage.

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treatment

  • noun care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
    intervention.
  • noun the management of someone or something
    handling.
    • the handling of prisoners
    • the treatment of water sewage
    • the right to equal treatment in the criminal justice system

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textile

  • noun artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
    cloth; material; fabric.
    • the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent
    • woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC
    • she measured off enough material for a dress
  • adjective of or relating to fabrics or fabric making
    • textile research

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mechanism

  • noun the atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction
    chemical mechanism.
    • he determined unique mechanisms for the photochemical reactions
  • noun the technical aspects of doing something
    mechanics.
    • a mechanism of social control
    • mechanisms of communication
    • the mechanics of prose style

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suit

  • noun a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color
    suit of clothes.
    • they buried him in his best suit
  • noun a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
    case; cause; causa; lawsuit.
    • the family brought suit against the landlord

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compound

  • noun a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts
  • noun (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
    chemical compound.

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application

  • noun the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose
    practical application.
    • he advocated the application of statistics to the problem
    • a novel application of electronics to medical diagnosis
  • noun a verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school
    • December 31 is the deadline for applications

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salt

  • noun a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
  • noun white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
    common salt; table salt.

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efficiency

  • noun the ratio of the output to the input of any system
  • noun skillfulness in avoiding wasted time and effort
    • she did the work with great efficiency

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formulation

  • noun a substance prepared according to a formula
    preparation.
    • the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine
  • noun inventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally
    conceptualisation; conceptualization.

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plastic

  • noun generic name for certain synthetic or semisynthetic materials that can be molded or extruded into objects or films or filaments or used for making e.g. coatings and adhesives
  • noun a card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered
    charge plate; charge card; credit card.
    • do you take plastic?

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gel

  • noun a colloid in a more solid form than a sol
    colloidal gel.
  • noun a thin translucent membrane used over stage lights for color effects
    gelatin.

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effect

  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    result; consequence; upshot; outcome; issue; event.
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
  • noun an outward appearance
    impression.
    • he made a good impression
    • I wanted to create an impression of success
    • she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting

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grade

  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    course; class; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    tier; level.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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performance

  • noun a dramatic or musical entertainment
    public presentation.
    • they listened to ten different performances
    • the play ran for 100 performances
    • the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity
  • noun the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment
    • we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal
    • an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto

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characteristic

  • noun a prominent attribute or aspect of something
    feature.
    • the map showed roads and other features
    • generosity is one of his best characteristics
  • noun a distinguishing quality

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jacket

  • noun a short coat
  • noun an outer wrapping or casing
    • phonograph records were sold in cardboard jackets

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agent

  • noun an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
    • their research uncovered new disease agents
  • noun a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

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carpet

  • noun floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
    rug; carpeting.
  • noun a natural object that resembles or suggests a carpet
    • a carpet of flowers
    • the larvae of some moths spin a web that resembles a carpet

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version

  • noun an interpretation of a matter from a particular viewpoint
    • his version of the fight was different from mine
  • noun something a little different from others of the same type
    edition; variant; variation.
    • an experimental version of the night fighter
    • a variant of the same word
    • an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone
    • the boy is a younger edition of his father

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synthetic

  • noun a compound made artificially by chemical reactions
    synthetic substance.
  • adjective satellite not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially
    man-made; semisynthetic.
    • man-made fibers
    • synthetic leather

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product

  • noun commodities offered for sale
    ware; merchandise.
    • good business depends on having good merchandise
    • that store offers a variety of products
  • noun an artifact that has been created by someone or some process
    production.
    • they improve their product every year
    • they export most of their agricultural production

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action

  • noun something done (usually as opposed to something said)
    • there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions
  • noun the state of being active
    activeness; activity.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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fiber

  • noun a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
    fibre.
  • noun coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients; its bulk stimulates intestinal peristalsis
    roughage.

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mixture

  • noun (chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)
  • noun any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients
    concoction; intermixture.
    • he volunteered to taste her latest concoction
    • he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade

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panel

  • noun sheet that forms a distinct (usually flat and rectangular) section or component of something
  • noun a committee appointed to judge a competition
    jury.

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lumber

  • noun the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
    timber.
  • noun an implement used in baseball by the batter
    baseball bat.

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agent

  • noun an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
    • their research uncovered new disease agents
  • noun a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

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capability

  • noun the quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally
    capableness.
    • he worked to the limits of his capability
  • noun the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment
    capacity.
    • the capability of a metal to be fused

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covering

  • noun a natural object that covers or envelops
    cover; natural covering.
    • under a covering of dust
    • the fox was flushed from its cover
  • noun an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

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Collocation words for "retardant" are words related to "retardant" by occurring either before (prefix words) or after "retardant" (suffix words) in common language usage across multiple media. The words assembled above can be filtered by parts of speech (i.e) nouns, verbs, describing adjectives and adverbs, or by their positive or negative vibes, frequency in usage, whether they are prefix words or suffix words for "retardant" or by the count of syllables each word has.