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unthread

To draw or take out a thread from; as, to unthread a needle.

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braised

  • adjective satellite cooked by browning in fat and then simmering in a closed container
  • verb cook in liquid
    braise.
    • braise beef

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bur

  • noun seed vessel having hooks or prickles
    burr.
  • noun small bit used in dentistry or surgery
    burr.

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ripper

  • noun a murderer who slashes the victims with a knife
    • Jack the Ripper was probably a madman

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taper

  • noun a convex shape that narrows toward a point
  • noun the property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone)

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drill

  • noun a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)
  • noun similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored
    Mandrillus leucophaeus.

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fastener

  • noun a person who fastens or makes fast
    • he found the door fastened and wondered who the fastener was
  • noun restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
    fastening; fixing; holdfast.

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nail

  • noun horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
  • noun a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener

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rivet

  • noun ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)
    stud.
  • noun heavy pin having a head at one end and the other end being hammered flat after being passed through holes in the pieces that are fastened together

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flex

  • noun the act of flexing
    • he gave his biceps a flex to impress the ladies
  • verb contract
    • flex a muscle

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hook

  • noun a catch for locking a door
  • noun a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook
    crotchet.

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hooks

  • noun large strong hand (as of a fighter)
    meat hooks; maulers.
    • wait till I get my hooks on him
  • noun a catch for locking a door
    hook.

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halter

  • noun rope or canvas headgear for a horse, with a rope for leading
    hackamore.
  • noun a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging
    hempen necktie; hemp; hangman's halter; hangman's rope.

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feathering

  • noun turning an oar parallel to the water between pulls
    feather.
  • verb join tongue and groove, in carpentry
    feather.

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tapered

  • adjective satellite becoming gradually narrower
    narrowing; tapering.
    • long tapering fingers
    • trousers with tapered legs
  • verb diminish gradually
    taper.
    • Interested tapered off

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screwdriver

  • noun a hand tool for driving screws; has a tip that fits into the head of a screw
  • noun a cocktail made with vodka and orange juice

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shrink

  • noun a physician who specializes in psychiatry
    head-shrinker; psychiatrist.
  • verb wither, as with a loss of moisture
    wither; shrivel; shrivel up.
    • The fruit dried and shriveled

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shank

  • noun a cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb) from the upper part of the leg
  • noun the part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle

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reamer

  • noun a squeezer with a conical ridged center that is used for squeezing juice from citrus fruit
    juicer; juice reamer.
  • noun a drill that is used to shape or enlarge holes

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threaded

  • adjective (of bolts or screws) having screw threads
  • verb to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
    wander; meander; thread; wind; weave.
    • the river winds through the hills
    • the path meanders through the vineyards
    • sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body

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reamer

  • noun a squeezer with a conical ridged center that is used for squeezing juice from citrus fruit
    juicer; juice reamer.
  • noun a drill that is used to shape or enlarge holes

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sectioned

  • adjective satellite consisting of or divided into sections
    sectional.
    • a sectional sofa
    • sectioned plates
  • verb divide into segments
    section; segment.
    • segment an orange
    • segment a compound word

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pivot

  • noun the person in a rank around whom the others wheel and maneuver
    pivot man.
  • noun axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns
    pin.

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button

  • noun a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes
  • noun an electrical switch operated by pressing
    push; push button.
    • the elevator was operated by push buttons
    • the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk

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lamb

  • noun young sheep
  • noun English essayist (1775-1834)
    Charles Lamb; Elia.

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bud

  • noun a partially opened flower
  • noun a swelling on a plant stem consisting of overlapping immature leaves or petals

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tapper

  • noun a tavern keeper who taps kegs or casks
    tapster.
  • noun a person who strikes a surface lightly and usually repeatedly
    • finger tappers irritated her

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aran

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barrelled

  • adjective put in or stored in a barrel
    barreled.
    • barreled beer
  • verb put in barrels
    barrel.

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diameter

  • noun the length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference
    diam.
  • noun a straight line connecting the center of a circle with two points on its perimeter (or the center of a sphere with two points on its surface)

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bolt

  • noun a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder
    thunderbolt; bolt of lightning.
  • noun a sliding bar in a breech-loading firearm that ejects an empty cartridge and replaces it and closes the breech

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cutter

  • noun someone who cuts or carves stone
    stonecutter.
  • noun someone who carves the meat
    carver.

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diameter

  • noun the length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference
    diam.
  • noun a straight line connecting the center of a circle with two points on its perimeter (or the center of a sphere with two points on its surface)

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twist

  • noun an unforeseen development
    turn; turn of events.
    • events suddenly took an awkward turn
  • noun an interpretation of a text or action
    construction.
    • they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct

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drill

  • noun a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)
  • noun similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored
    Mandrillus leucophaeus.

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beef

  • noun cattle that are reared for their meat
    beef cattle.
  • noun meat from an adult domestic bovine
    boeuf.

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bone

  • noun rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
    os.
  • noun the porous calcified substance from which bones are made
    osseous tissue.

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ladle

  • noun a spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle; frequently used to transfer liquids from one container to another
  • verb put (a liquid) into a container by means of a ladle
    • ladle soup into the bowl

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ham

  • noun meat cut from the thigh of a hog (usually smoked)
    jambon; gammon.
  • noun (Old Testament) son of Noah

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taper

  • noun a convex shape that narrows toward a point
  • noun the property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone)

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hind

  • noun any of several mostly spotted fishes that resemble groupers
  • noun a female deer, especially an adult female red deer

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bones

  • noun a percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance
    finger cymbals; clappers; castanets.
  • noun rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
    os; bone.

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pork

  • noun meat from a domestic hog or pig
    porc.
  • noun a legislative appropriation designed to ingratiate legislators with their constituents
    pork barrel.

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nail

  • noun horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
  • noun a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener

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duane

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length

  • noun the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place
    • the length of the table was 5 feet
  • noun continuance in time
    duration.
    • the ceremony was of short duration
    • he complained about the length of time required

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roasted

  • adjective satellite (meat) cooked by dry heat in an oven
    roast.
  • verb cook with dry heat, usually in an oven
    roast.
    • roast the turkey

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length

  • noun the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place
    • the length of the table was 5 feet
  • noun continuance in time
    duration.
    • the ceremony was of short duration
    • he complained about the length of time required

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stew

  • noun agitation resulting from active worry
    swither; sweat; lather; fret.
    • don't get in a stew
    • he's in a sweat about exams
  • noun food prepared by stewing especially meat or fish with vegetables

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theodore

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bur

  • noun seed vessel having hooks or prickles
    burr.
  • noun small bit used in dentistry or surgery
    burr.

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ringed

  • adjective satellite shaped like a ring
    ring-shaped; annulate; annulated; annular; doughnut-shaped; circinate.
  • verb sound loudly and sonorously
    ring; peal.
    • the bells rang

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hammer

  • noun the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled
    cock.
  • noun a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking

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painter

  • noun an artist who paints
  • noun a worker who is employed to cover objects with paint

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coupler

  • noun a mechanical device that serves to connect the ends of adjacent objects
    coupling.

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button

  • noun a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes
  • noun an electrical switch operated by pressing
    push; push button.
    • the elevator was operated by push buttons
    • the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk

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fragment

  • noun a piece broken off or cut off of something else
    • a fragment of rock
  • noun a broken piece of a brittle artifact
    sherd; shard.

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grooved

  • adjective satellite established as if settled into a groove or rut
    well-grooved.
  • verb make a groove in, or provide with a groove
    groove.
    • groove a vinyl record

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curved

  • adjective having or marked by a curve or smoothly rounded bend
    curving.
    • the curved tusks of a walrus
    • his curved lips suggested a smile but his eyes were hard
  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; sheer; slew; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right

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theresa

  • noun Indian nun and missionary in the Roman Catholic Church (born of Albanian parents in what is now Macedonia); dedicated to helping the poor in India (1910-1997)
    Mother Theresa; Mother Teresa; Teresa; Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu.

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fit

  • noun a display of bad temper
    conniption; tantrum; scene.
    • he had a fit
    • she threw a tantrum
    • he made a scene
  • noun a sudden uncontrollable attack
    paroxysm; convulsion.
    • a paroxysm of giggling
    • a fit of coughing
    • convulsions of laughter

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tapering

  • noun the act of gradually lowering the size or amount
    • the doctor prescribed the tapering of the dose
  • verb diminish gradually
    taper.
    • Interested tapered off

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pigmentation

  • noun the deposition of pigment in animals or plants or human beings
  • noun coloration of living tissues by pigment

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fore

  • noun front part of a vessel or aircraft
    prow; stem; bow.
    • he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line
  • adjective situated at or toward the bow of a vessel

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rivet

  • noun ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)
    stud.
  • noun heavy pin having a head at one end and the other end being hammered flat after being passed through holes in the pieces that are fastened together

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deformed

  • adjective satellite so badly formed or out of shape as to be ugly
    misshapen; ill-shapen; malformed; distorted.
    • deformed thalidomide babies
    • his poor distorted limbs
    • an ill-shapen vase
    • a limp caused by a malformed foot
    • misshapen old fingers
  • verb make formless
    deform.
    • the heat deformed the plastic sculpture

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hole

  • noun an opening into or through something
  • noun an opening deliberately made in or through something

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prosthetic

  • adjective of or relating to prosthetics
  • adjective relating to or serving as a prosthesis

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hole

  • noun an opening into or through something
  • noun an opening deliberately made in or through something

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adele

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bends

  • noun pain resulting from rapid change in pressure
    caisson disease; gas embolism; air embolism; aeroembolism; decompression sickness.
  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend; turn.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path

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angled

  • adjective satellite forming or set at an angle
    • angled parking
  • verb move or proceed at an angle
    angle.
    • he angled his way into the room

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protruding

  • adjective satellite extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary
    sticking; jutting; relieved; sticking out; projected; projecting.
    • the jutting limb of a tree
    • massive projected buttresses
    • his protruding ribs
    • a pile of boards sticking over the end of his truck
  • verb extend out or project in space
    project; protrude; jut out; stick out; jut.
    • His sharp nose jutted out
    • A single rock sticks out from the cliff

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homemade

  • adjective made or produced in the home or by yourself
    • homemade bread

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ladle

  • noun a spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle; frequently used to transfer liquids from one container to another
  • verb put (a liquid) into a container by means of a ladle
    • ladle soup into the bowl

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steel

  • noun an alloy of iron with small amounts of carbon; widely used in construction; mechanical properties can be varied over a wide range
  • noun a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
    brand; blade; sword.

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cutter

  • noun someone who cuts or carves stone
    stonecutter.
  • noun someone who carves the meat
    carver.

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bit

  • noun a small piece or quantity of something
    spot.
    • a spot of tea
    • a bit of paper
    • a bit of lint
    • I gave him a bit of my mind
  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    fleck; chip; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye

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straight

  • noun a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
    straight person; heterosexual person; heterosexual.
  • noun a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)

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meat

  • noun the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
  • noun the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone
    kernel.
    • black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell

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lure

  • noun qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward
    come-on; enticement.
  • noun anything that serves as an enticement
    come-on; bait; sweetener; hook.

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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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mouthpiece

  • noun a part that goes over or into the mouth of a person
    • the mouthpiece of a respirator
  • noun an acoustic device; the part of a telephone into which a person speaks

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size

  • noun the physical magnitude of something (how big it is)
    • a wolf is about the size of a large dog
  • noun the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)
    • he wears a size 13 shoe

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clearance

  • noun the distance by which one thing clears another; the space between them
  • noun vertical space available to allow easy passage under something
    headroom; headway.

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soup

  • noun liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
  • noun any composition having a consistency suggestive of soup

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tool

  • noun an implement used in the practice of a vocation
  • noun the means whereby some act is accomplished
    instrument.
    • my greed was the instrument of my destruction
    • science has given us new tools to fight disease

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probe

  • noun an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities
    investigation.
    • there was a congressional probe into the scandal
  • noun a flexible slender surgical instrument with a blunt end that is used to explore wounds or body cavities

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end

  • noun either extremity of something that has length
    terminal.
    • the end of the pier
    • she knotted the end of the thread
    • they rode to the end of the line
    • the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
  • noun the point in time at which something ends
    ending.
    • the end of the year
    • the ending of warranty period

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anchor

  • noun a mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
    ground tackle.
  • noun a central cohesive source of support and stability
    mainstay; backbone; linchpin; lynchpin; keystone.
    • faith is his anchor
    • the keystone of campaign reform was the ban on soft money
    • he is the linchpin of this firm

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segment

  • noun one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object
    section.
    • a section of a fishing rod
    • metal sections were used below ground
    • finished the final segment of the road
  • noun one of the parts into which something naturally divides
    • a segment of an orange

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terminal

  • noun station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods
    terminus; depot.
  • noun a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves
    pole.

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portion

  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; part; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton
  • noun something less than the whole of a human artifact
    part.
    • the rear part of the house
    • glue the two parts together

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bolt

  • noun a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder
    thunderbolt; bolt of lightning.
  • noun a sliding bar in a breech-loading firearm that ejects an empty cartridge and replaces it and closes the breech

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broach

  • noun a decorative pin worn by women
    breastpin; brooch.
  • verb bring up a topic for discussion
    initiate.

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boot

  • noun footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg
  • noun British term for the luggage compartment in a car

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ring

  • noun a characteristic sound
    • it has the ring of sincerity
  • noun a toroidal shape
    annulus; anchor ring; doughnut; halo.
    • a ring of ships in the harbor
    • a halo of smoke

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projecting

  • adjective satellite extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary
    sticking; jutting; protruding; relieved; sticking out; projected.
    • the jutting limb of a tree
    • massive projected buttresses
    • his protruding ribs
    • a pile of boards sticking over the end of his truck
  • verb communicate vividly
    project.
    • He projected his feelings

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stylus

  • noun a sharp pointed device attached to the cartridge of a record player
  • noun a pointed tool for writing or drawing or engraving
    style.
    • he drew the design on the stencil with a steel stylus

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fungus

  • noun an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia

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harpoon

  • noun a spear with a shaft and barbed point for throwing; used for catching large fish or whales; a strong line is attached to it
  • verb spear with a harpoon
    • harpoon whales

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painter

  • noun an artist who paints
  • noun a worker who is employed to cover objects with paint

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barbed

  • adjective satellite capable of wounding
    biting; pungent; nipping; mordacious.
    • a barbed compliment
    • a biting aphorism
    • pungent satire
  • verb provide with barbs
    barb.
    • barbed wire

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angle

  • noun the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
  • noun a biased way of looking at or presenting something
    slant.

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hollow

  • noun a cavity or space in something
    • hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks
  • noun a small valley between mountains
    holler.
    • he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians

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bent

  • noun a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
    set.
    • the set of his mind was obvious
  • noun grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens
    bent grass; bent-grass.

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leaded

  • adjective satellite (of panes of glass) fixed in place by means of thin strips of lead
    • leaded windowpanes
  • verb take somebody somewhere
    guide; conduct; take; lead; direct.
    • We lead him to our chief
    • can you take me to the main entrance?
    • He conducted us to the palace

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fragment

  • noun a piece broken off or cut off of something else
    • a fragment of rock
  • noun a broken piece of a brittle artifact
    sherd; shard.

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thread

  • noun a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
    yarn.
  • noun any long object resembling a thin line
    ribbon.
    • a mere ribbon of land
    • the lighted ribbon of traffic
    • from the air the road was a grey thread
    • a thread of smoke climbed upward

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connect

  • verb connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
    tie; link; link up.
    • Can you connect the two loudspeakers?
    • Tie the ropes together
    • Link arms
  • verb make a logical or causal connection
    tie in; associate; relate; colligate; link; link up.
    • I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind
    • colligate these facts
    • I cannot relate these events at all

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emitter

  • noun the electrode in a transistor where electrons originate

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bane

  • noun something causing misery or death
    nemesis; curse; scourge.
    • the bane of my life

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expand

  • verb extend in one or more directions
    spread out.
    • The dough expands
  • verb become larger in size or volume or quantity
    • his business expanded rapidly

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shredded

  • adjective satellite prepared by cutting
    chopped; sliced.
    • sliced tomatoes
    • sliced ham
    • chopped clams
    • chopped meat
    • shredded cabbage
  • verb tear into shreds
    rip up; tear up; shred.

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