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gate (Also gating, gates, gated, gatings) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to gate

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canada

  • noun a nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada
    • the border between the United States and Canada is the longest unguarded border in the world

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irrigation

  • noun supplying dry land with water by means of ditches etc
  • noun (medicine) cleaning a wound or body organ by flushing or washing out with water or a medicated solution

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coach

  • noun (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team
    handler; manager.
  • noun a person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.)
    tutor; private instructor.

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wicket_door

  • noun small gate or door (especially one that is part of a larger door)
    wicket gate; wicket.

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chain

  • noun a series of things depending on each other as if linked together
    concatenation.
    • the chain of command
    • a complicated concatenation of circumstances
  • noun (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)
    chemical chain.

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gatekeeper

  • noun someone who controls access to something
    • there are too many gatekeepers between the field officers and the chief
  • noun someone who guards an entrance
    ostiary; door guard; doorkeeper; doorman; porter; hall porter.

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integration

  • noun the action of incorporating a racial or religious group into a community
    desegregation; integrating.
  • noun the act of combining into an integral whole
    consolidation.
    • a consolidation of two corporations
    • after their consolidation the two bills were passed unanimously
    • the defendants asked for a consolidation of the actions against them

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switch

  • noun control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
    electric switch; electrical switch.
  • noun an event in which one thing is substituted for another
    replacement; transposition; permutation; substitution.
    • the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood

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facility

  • noun a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry
    installation.
    • the assembly plant is an enormous facility
  • noun skillful performance or ability without difficulty
    quickness; deftness; adeptness; adroitness.
    • his quick adeptness was a product of good design
    • he was famous for his facility as an archer

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toggle

  • noun any instruction that works first one way and then the other; it turns something on the first time it is used and then turns it off the next time
  • noun a hinged switch that can assume either of two positions
    on/off switch; toggle switch; on-off switch.

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torii

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limiter

  • noun (electronics) a nonlinear electronic circuit whose output is limited in amplitude; used to limit the instantaneous amplitude of a waveform (to clip off the peaks of a waveform)
    clipper.
    • a limiter introduces amplitude distortion

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go

  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    turn; tour; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work
  • noun street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
    cristal; ecstasy; XTC; Adam; X; hug drug; disco biscuit.

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restraint

  • noun the act of controlling by restraining someone or something
    • the unlawful restraint of trade
  • noun discipline in personal and social activities
    control.
    • he was a model of polite restraint
    • she never lost control of herself

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chair

  • noun a seat for one person, with a support for the back
    • he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down
  • noun the position of professor
    professorship.
    • he was awarded an endowed chair in economics

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canalization

  • noun the production of a canal or a conversion to canals
    canalisation.
  • noun management through specified channels of communication
    channelisation; canalisation; channelization.

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retrofit

  • noun a component or accessory added to something after it has been manufactured
  • noun the act of adding a component or accessory to something that did not have it when it was manufactured
    • the court ordered a retrofit on all automobiles

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solar_trap

  • noun a terrace or garden oriented to take advantage of the sun while protected from cold winds
    suntrap.

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recharge

  • verb load anew
    reload.
    • She reloaded the gun carefully
  • verb charge anew
    • recharge a battery

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equipment

  • noun an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service

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feeding

  • noun the act of consuming food
    eating.
  • noun the act of supplying food and nourishment
    alimentation.

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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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hunting

  • noun the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
    hunt.
  • noun the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
    search; hunt.

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moorage

  • noun a fee for mooring
  • noun a place where a craft can be made fast
    berth; slip; mooring.

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knife-edge

  • noun a narrow boundary
    • he lived on a knife-edge between genius and insanity

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sutler

  • noun a supplier of victuals or supplies to an army
    victualer; victualler; provisioner.

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stave

  • noun (music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written
    staff.
  • noun one of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket
    lag.

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eatable

  • noun any substance that can be used as food
    edible; pabulum; victuals; victual; comestible.
  • adjective suitable for use as food
    comestible; edible.

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interior_door

  • noun a door that closes off rooms within a building

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charge

  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    complaint.
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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heat_barrier

  • noun a limit to high speed flight imposed by aerodynamic heating
    thermal barrier.

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saddle_seat

  • noun a chair seat that is slightly concave and sometimes has a thickened ridge in the center
    • the saddle seat fitted his buttocks nicely

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adjoin

  • verb lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
    march; abut; edge; butt; butt against; border; butt on.
    • Canada adjoins the U.S.
    • England marches with Scotland
  • verb be in direct physical contact with; make contact
    touch; meet; contact.
    • The two buildings touch
    • Their hands touched
    • The wire must not contact the metal cover
    • The surfaces contact at this point

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solicit

  • verb make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently
    tap; beg.
    • Henry IV solicited the Pope for a divorce
    • My neighbor keeps soliciting money for different charities
  • verb make amorous advances towards
    romance; woo; court.
    • John is courting Mary

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stable

  • noun a farm building for housing horses or other livestock
    stalls; horse barn.
  • verb shelter in a stable
    • stable horses

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neuroactive

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dapple

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; patch; maculation; fleck.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • verb colour with streaks or blotches of different shades
    cloud; mottle.

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wall

  • noun an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure
    • the south wall had a small window
    • the walls were covered with pictures
  • noun anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect
    • a wall of water
    • a wall of smoke
    • a wall of prejudice
    • negotiations ran into a brick wall

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restock

  • verb stock again
    • He restocked his land with pheasants

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periphery

  • noun the outside boundary or surface of something
    outer boundary; fringe.

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town

  • noun an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
    • they drive through town on their way to work
  • noun the people living in a municipality smaller than a city
    townspeople; townsfolk.
    • the whole town cheered the team

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keep_in_line

  • verb control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage
    control; manipulate.
    • She manipulates her boss
    • She is a very controlling mother and doesn't let her children grow up
    • The teacher knew how to keep the class in line
    • she keeps in line

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appointment

  • noun the act of putting a person into a non-elective position
    assignment; naming; designation.
    • the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee
  • noun a meeting arranged in advance
    date; engagement.
    • she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date

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treadle

  • noun a lever that is operated with the foot
    pedal; foot lever; foot pedal.
  • verb tread over
    • the brick maker treadles over clay to pick out the stones

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utterness

  • noun the quality of being complete or utter or extreme
    absoluteness; starkness.
    • the starkness of his contrast between justice and fairness was open to many objections

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very

  • adjective satellite precisely as stated
    • the very center of town
  • adjective satellite being the exact same one; not any other:
    identical; selfsame.
    • this is the identical room we stayed in before
    • the themes of his stories are one and the same
    • saw the selfsame quotation in two newspapers
    • on this very spot
    • the very thing he said yesterday
    • the very man I want to see

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guardrail

  • noun a railing placed alongside a stairway or road for safety
    safety rail.

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tax_shelter

  • noun a way of organizing business to reduce the taxes it must pay on current earnings
    shelter.

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calkin

  • noun a metal cleat on the bottom front of a horseshoe to prevent slipping
    calk.

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obturator

  • noun a prosthesis used to close an opening (as to close an opening of the hard palate in cases of cleft palate)

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lower_bound

  • noun (mathematics) a number equal to or less than any other number in a given set

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embark

  • verb go on board
    ship.
  • verb set out on (an enterprise or subject of study)
    enter.
    • she embarked upon a new career

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street

  • noun a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
    • they walked the streets of the small town
    • he lives on Nassau Street
  • noun the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
    • be careful crossing the street

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railroad_engineer

  • noun the operator of a railway locomotive
    locomotive engineer; engine driver; engineer.

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revolve

  • verb turn on or around an axis or a center
    go around; rotate.
    • The Earth revolves around the Sun
    • The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire
  • verb move in an orbit
    orb; orbit.
    • The moon orbits around the Earth
    • The planets are orbiting the sun
    • electrons orbit the nucleus

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motorise

  • verb equip with armed and armored motor vehicles
    mechanize; motorize; mechanise.
    • mechanize armies

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flat-hat

  • verb fly very close to the ground
    hedgehop.

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month

  • noun one of the twelve divisions of the calendar year
    calendar month.
    • he paid the bill last month
  • noun a time unit of approximately 30 days
    • he was given a month to pay the bill

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boundary_line

  • noun a line that indicates a boundary
    delimitation; border; borderline; mete.

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condition

  • noun a state at a particular time
    status.
    • a condition (or state) of disrepair
    • the current status of the arms negotiations
  • noun an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
    precondition; stipulation.

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cool

  • noun the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature
    • the cool of early morning
  • noun great coolness and composure under strain
    sang-froid; aplomb; poise; assuredness.
    • keep your cool

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stiffen

  • verb become stiff or stiffer
    • He stiffened when he saw his boss enter the room
  • verb make stiff or stiffer
    • Stiffen the cream by adding gelatine

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comestible

  • noun any substance that can be used as food
    edible; pabulum; victuals; victual; eatable.
  • adjective suitable for use as food
    edible; eatable.

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water_gate

  • noun regulator consisting of a valve or gate that controls the rate of water flow through a sluice
    floodgate; head gate; sluicegate; penstock; sluice valve.

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costume_designer

  • noun someone who designs or supplies costumes (as for a play or masquerade)
    costumer; costumier.

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harbor

  • noun a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
    haven; harbour; seaport.
  • noun a place of refuge and comfort and security
    harbour.

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withholder

  • noun a person who refrains from granting
    • a withholder of payments
  • noun a person who restrains or checks or holds back

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understock

  • verb stock with less than the usual or desirable number or quantity

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sidepost

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sliding

  • adjective satellite being a smooth continuous motion
  • verb move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
    slew; slide; skid; slip; slue.
    • the wheels skidded against the sidewalk

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large

  • noun a garment size for a large person
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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intimidate

  • verb make timid or fearful
    • Her boss intimidates her
  • verb to compel or deter by or as if by threats
    restrain.

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subway

  • noun an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city)
    underground; tube; subway system; metro.
    • in Paris the subway system is called the `metro' and in London it is called the `tube' or the `underground'
  • noun an underground tunnel or passage enabling pedestrians to cross a road or railway
    underpass.

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overcomer

  • noun someone who overcomes and establishes ascendancy and control by force or persuasion
    surmounter; subduer.

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machicolate

  • verb supply with projecting galleries
    • machicolate the castle walls

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small

  • noun the slender part of the back
  • noun a garment size for a small person

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lever

  • noun a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum
  • noun a simple machine that gives a mechanical advantage when given a fulcrum

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waterer

  • noun someone who waters plants or crops
  • noun an assistant who supplies drinking water
    water boy.

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sensory

  • adjective satellite of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system
    centripetal; receptive.
    • sensory neurons
  • adjective involving or derived from the senses
    sensorial.
    • sensory experience
    • sensory channels

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heading

  • noun a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about
    header; head.
    • the heading seemed to have little to do with the text
  • noun the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
    aim; bearing.

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logistics

  • noun handling an operation that involves providing labor and materials be supplied as needed

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printed_circuit

  • noun computer circuit consisting of an electronic sub-assembly; copper conductors are laminated on an insulating board or card and circuit components are inserted into holes and dip soldered

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information_processing_system

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; computing device; electronic computer; computer.

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bicycle

  • noun a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
    wheel; bike; cycle.
  • verb ride a bicycle
    wheel; pedal; bike; cycle.

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vertical

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

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fence

  • noun a barrier that serves to enclose an area
    fencing.
  • noun a dealer in stolen property

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dipylon_gate

  • noun a gateway to the west of ancient Athens near which a distinctive style of pottery has been found
    Dipylon.

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crow

  • noun black birds having a raucous call
  • noun the cry of a cock (or an imitation of it)

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railing

  • noun a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
    rail.
  • noun material for making rails or rails collectively

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bacon

  • noun back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried
  • noun English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292)
    Roger Bacon.

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crop

  • noun the yield from plants in a single growing season
    harvest.
  • noun a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale

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sign

  • noun a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
    mark.
    • he showed signs of strain
    • they welcomed the signs of spring
  • noun a public display of a message
    • he posted signs in all the shop windows

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jump

  • noun a sudden and decisive increase
    leap.
    • a jump in attendance
  • noun an abrupt transition
    leap; saltation.
    • a successful leap from college to the major leagues

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affiliation

  • noun a social or business relationship
    tie-up; association; tie.
    • a valuable financial affiliation
    • he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team
    • many close associations with England
  • noun the act of becoming formally connected or joined
    • welcomed the affiliation of the research center with the university

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handlock

  • noun shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs
    handcuff; cuff; manacle.

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storm_door

  • noun an extra outer door for protection against severe weather or winter

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canalize

  • verb provide (a city) with a canal
    canal; canalise.
  • verb direct the flow of
    canalise; channel.
    • channel information towards a broad audience

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gate

  • noun a movable barrier in a fence or wall
  • noun a computer circuit with several inputs but only one output that can be activated by particular combinations of inputs
    logic gate.

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run

  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    tally.
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
  • noun the act of testing something
    test; trial.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial

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functioning

  • noun process or manner of functioning or operating
    performance; operation.
    • the power of its engine determines its operation
    • the plane's operation in high winds
    • they compared the cooking performance of each oven
    • the jet's performance conformed to high standards
  • verb perform as expected when applied
    function; go; work; run; operate.
    • The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in
    • Does this old car still run well?
    • This old radio doesn't work anymore

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joint

  • noun (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
    articulatio; articulation.
  • noun a disreputable place of entertainment

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hamper

  • noun a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
    trammel; shackle; bond.
  • noun a basket usually with a cover

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top_out

  • verb give up one's career just as one becomes very successful
    • The financial consultant topped out at age 40 because he was burned out
  • verb provide with a top or finish the top (of a structure)
    top.
    • the towers were topped with conical roofs

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pouf

  • noun offensive term for an openly homosexual man
    poove; fairy; nance; queen; fagot; pansy; poof; queer; faggot; fag.
  • noun thick cushion used as a seat
    ottoman; puff; hassock; pouffe.

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cargo

  • noun goods carried by a large vehicle
    load; lading; shipment; loading; consignment; freight; payload.

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dial

  • noun the face of a timepiece; graduated to show the hours
  • noun the control on a radio or television set that is used for tuning

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disk

  • noun something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate
    disc; saucer.
    • the moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky
  • noun a flat circular plate
    disc.

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plane_seat

  • noun a seat on a commercial airliner

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constitution

  • noun law determining the fundamental political principles of a government
    organic law; fundamental law.
  • noun the act of forming or establishing something
    formation; organisation; establishment; organization.
    • the constitution of a PTA group last year
    • it was the establishment of his reputation
    • he still remembers the organization of the club

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penny_arcade

  • noun an arcade with coin-operated devices for entertainment

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specification

  • noun a detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work
    spec.
  • noun naming explicitly

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stool

  • noun a simple seat without a back or arms
  • noun solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels
    ordure; dejection; BM; faecal matter; feces; faeces; fecal matter.

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nand

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butt_against

  • verb lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
    march; abut; edge; adjoin; butt; border; butt on.
    • Canada adjoins the U.S.
    • England marches with Scotland
  • verb collide violently with an obstacle
    run into; jar against; bump into; knock against.
    • I ran into the telephone pole

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uniform

  • noun clothing of distinctive design worn by members of a particular group as a means of identification
  • verb provide with uniforms
    • The guards were uniformed

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access

  • noun the right to enter
    admission; entree; accession; admittance.
  • noun the right to obtain or make use of or take advantage of something (as services or membership)

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elevator_shaft

  • noun a vertical shaft in a building to permit the passage of an elevator from floor to floor

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test_drive

  • noun test of the roadworthiness of a vehicle one is considering buying
  • verb test a vehicle by driving it
    • I want to test drive the new Porsche

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capital

  • noun assets available for use in the production of further assets
    working capital.
  • noun wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value

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supplier

  • noun someone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity
    provider.

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weapon_system

  • noun any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting
    weapon; arm.
    • he was licensed to carry a weapon

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telegrapher

  • noun someone who transmits messages by telegraph
    telegraph operator; telegraphist.

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company_operator

  • noun an operator who works for a company

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cut_back

  • verb return in time
    flash back.
    • the film cut back to an earlier event in the story
  • verb cut down on; make a reduction in
    trim; cut; bring down; reduce; cut down; trim down; trim back.
    • reduce your daily fat intake
    • The employer wants to cut back health benefits

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overabundance

  • noun the state of being more than full
    surfeit; excess.
  • noun a quantity that is more than what is appropriate
    overmuchness; overmuch; superabundance.
    • four-year-olds have an overabundance of energy
    • we received an inundation of email

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corbel

  • noun (architecture) a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent)
    truss.
  • verb furnish with a corbel

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double-glaze

  • verb provide with two sheets of glass

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chicane

  • noun a bridge hand that is void of trumps
  • noun a movable barrier used in motor racing; sometimes placed before a dangerous corner to reduce speed as cars pass in single file

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muzzle

  • noun the open circular discharging end of a gun
    gun muzzle.
  • noun forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose

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passage

  • noun the act of passing from one state or place to the next
    transition.
  • noun a section of text; particularly a section of medium length

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leveraging

  • noun investing with borrowed money as a way to amplify potential gains (at the risk of greater losses)
    leverage.
  • verb supplement with leverage
    leverage.
    • leverage the money that is already available

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giant

  • noun any creature of exceptional size
  • noun a person of exceptional importance and reputation
    colossus; titan; heavyweight; behemoth.

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computer_circuit

  • noun a circuit that is part of a computer

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transistorise

  • verb equip (an electronic circuit or device) with transistors
    transistorize.

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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quoin

  • noun expandable metal or wooden wedge used by printers to lock up a form within a chase
    coigne; coign.
  • noun the keystone of an arch
    coigne; coign.

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sliding_seat

  • noun rower's seat that slides fore and aft

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ply

  • noun one of the strands twisted together to make yarn or rope or thread; often used in combination
    • three-ply cord
    • four-ply yarn
  • noun (usually in combinations) one of several layers of cloth or paper or wood as in plywood

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excess

  • noun a quantity much larger than is needed
    nimiety; surplusage; surplus.
  • noun immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits
    inordinateness; excessiveness.

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motor_control

  • noun control of muscles

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ejection_seat

  • noun a pilot's seat in an airplane that can be forcibly ejected in the case of an emergency; then the pilot descends by parachute
    capsule; ejector seat.

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legend

  • noun a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
    fable.
  • noun brief description accompanying an illustration
    caption.

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supplying

  • noun the activity of supplying or providing something
    provision; supply.
  • verb give something useful or necessary to
    provide; furnish; render; supply.
    • We provided the room with an electrical heater

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box

  • noun a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid
    • he rummaged through a box of spare parts
  • noun private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance
    loge.
    • the royal box was empty

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boy

  • noun a youthful male person
    male child.
    • the baby was a boy
    • she made the boy brush his teeth every night
    • most soldiers are only boys in uniform
  • noun a friendly informal reference to a grown man
    • he likes to play golf with the boys

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engage

  • verb carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in
    pursue; prosecute.
    • She pursued many activities
    • They engaged in a discussion
  • verb consume all of one's attention or time
    engross; absorb; occupy.
    • Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely

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copper-bottom

  • verb provide with a copper bottom
    • copper-bottom a frying pan

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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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larger

  • adjective satellite large or big relative to something else
    bigger.
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    large; big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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step

  • noun any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
    measure.
    • the situation called for strong measures
    • the police took steps to reduce crime
  • noun the distance covered by a step
    pace; footstep; stride.
    • he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig

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long_plane

  • noun a long carpenter's plane used to shape the edges of boards so they will fit together
    jointing plane; jointer; jointer plane.

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flyer

  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; broadside; broadsheet; throwaway; circular.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers
  • noun someone who travels by air
    flier.

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piloting

  • noun the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place
    pilotage; navigation.
  • noun the occupation of a pilot
    pilotage.

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lining

  • noun a protective covering that protects an inside surface
    liner.
  • noun a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment
    liner.

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bunker

  • noun a hazard on a golf course
    trap; sand trap.
  • noun a large container for storing fuel
    • the ship's bunkers were full of coal

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moho

  • noun the boundary between the Earth's crust and the underlying mantle
    Mohorovicic discontinuity.
    • the Mohorovicic discontinuity averages 5 miles down under oceans and 20 miles down under continents

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manacle

  • noun shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs
    handlock; handcuff; cuff.
  • verb confine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs
    handcuff; cuff.
    • The police handcuffed the suspect at the scene of the crime

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bell_seat

  • noun a seat that has a bell shape (on some 18th century chairs)
    balloon seat.

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alphabetize

  • verb arrange in alphabetical order
    alphabetise.
    • Alphabetize the list
  • verb provide with an alphabet
    • Cyril and Method alphabetized the Slavic languages

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working

  • noun a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked
    workings.
  • verb exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
    work.
    • I will work hard to improve my grades
    • she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor

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classification

  • noun the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
    categorisation; categorization; compartmentalization; compartmentalisation; assortment.
  • noun a group of people or things arranged by class or category
    categorisation; categorization.

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split

  • noun extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in front and the other in back)
  • noun a bottle containing half the usual amount

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norse

Of or pertaining to ancient Scandinavia, or to the language spoken by its inhabitants.

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logical

  • adjective capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning
    • a logical mind
  • adjective satellite based on known statements or events or conditions
    legitimate.
    • rain was a logical expectation, given the time of year

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county

  • noun (United Kingdom) a region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government
    • the county has a population of 12,345 people
  • noun (United States) the largest administrative district within a state
    • the county plans to build a new road

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integrated_circuit

  • noun a microelectronic computer circuit incorporated into a chip or semiconductor; a whole system rather than a single component
    microcircuit.

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pillion

  • noun a seat behind the rider of a horse or motorbike etc.

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engine_driver

  • noun the operator of a railway locomotive
    locomotive engineer; railroad engineer; engineer.

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corbel_step

  • noun (architecture) a step on the top of a gable wall
    corbiestep; corbie-step; crow step.

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circumscribe

  • verb draw a line around
    • He drew a circle around the points
  • verb restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
    confine; limit.

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mohorovicic_discontinuity

  • noun the boundary between the Earth's crust and the underlying mantle
    Moho.
    • the Mohorovicic discontinuity averages 5 miles down under oceans and 20 miles down under continents

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getup

  • noun a set of clothing (with accessories)
    rig; turnout; outfit.
    • his getup was exceedingly elegant

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draw_a_line

  • verb reasonably object (to) or set a limit (on)
    draw the line.
    • I draw the line when it comes to lending money to friends!

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projector

  • noun an optical device for projecting a beam of light
  • noun an optical instrument that projects an enlarged image onto a screen

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steroid

  • noun any of several fat-soluble organic compounds having as a basis 17 carbon atoms in four rings; many have important physiological effects
  • noun any hormone affecting the development and growth of sex organs
    steroid hormone; sex hormone.

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parallel_port

  • noun an interface between a computer and a printer where the computer sends multiple bits of information to the printer simultaneously
    parallel interface.

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mark_off

  • verb set boundaries to and delimit
    mark out.
    • mark out the territory
  • verb put a check mark on or near or next to
    check off; mark; tick off; tick; check.
    • Please check each name on the list
    • tick off the items
    • mark off the units

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turnout

  • noun the group that gathers together for a particular occasion
    • a large turnout for the meeting
  • noun a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park
    widening.

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arms

  • noun weapons considered collectively
    weapons system; weaponry; implements of war; munition.
  • noun the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
    coat of arms; blazon; blazonry.

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wicket

  • noun cricket equipment consisting of a set of three stumps topped by crosspieces; used in playing cricket
  • noun a small arch used as croquet equipment
    hoop.

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stinter

  • noun an economizer who stints someone with something

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calk

  • noun a metal cleat on the bottom front of a horseshoe to prevent slipping
    calkin.
  • verb provide with calks
    • calk horse shoes

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aviate

  • verb operate an airplane
    fly; pilot.
    • The pilot flew to Cuba

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circuit_card

  • noun a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities
    add-in; board; plug-in; circuit board; card.

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aperture

  • noun a device that controls amount of light admitted
  • noun a natural opening in something

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fret

  • noun agitation resulting from active worry
    swither; sweat; stew; lather.
    • don't get in a stew
    • he's in a sweat about exams
  • noun a spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion
    worn spot.

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refueling

  • noun the activity of supplying or taking on fuel
    fueling.
  • verb provide with additional fuel, as of aircraft, ships, and cars
    refuel.

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today

  • noun the present time or age
    • the world of today
    • today we have computers
  • noun the day that includes the present moment (as opposed to yesterday or tomorrow)
    • Today is beautiful
    • did you see today's newspaper?

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flat

  • noun a level tract of land
    • the salt flats of Utah
  • noun a shallow box in which seedlings are started

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entrance

  • noun something that provides access (to get in or get out)
    entryway; entree; entranceway; entry.
    • they waited at the entrance to the garden
    • beggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral
  • noun a movement into or inward
    entering.

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door

  • noun a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle
    • he knocked on the door
    • he slammed the door as he left
  • noun the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close
    threshold; room access; doorway.
    • he stuck his head in the doorway

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clamp_down

  • verb repress or suppress (something regarded as undesirable)
    crack down.
    • The police clamped down on illegal drugs

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day_of_the_month

  • noun the specified day of the month
    date.
    • what is the date today?

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materiel

  • noun equipment and supplies of a military force
    equipage.

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afford

  • verb be able to spare or give up
    • I can't afford to spend two hours with this person
  • verb be the cause or source of
    yield; give.
    • He gave me a lot of trouble
    • Our meeting afforded much interesting information

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tax

  • noun charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
    revenue enhancement; taxation.
  • verb levy a tax on
    • The State taxes alcohol heavily
    • Clothing is not taxed in our state

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company

  • noun an institution created to conduct business
    • he only invests in large well-established companies
    • he started the company in his garage
  • noun small military unit; usually two or three platoons

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batsman

  • noun (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
    batter; slugger; hitter.

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canalise

  • verb provide (a city) with a canal
    canal; canalize.
  • verb direct the flow of
    canalize; channel.
    • channel information towards a broad audience

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glass

  • noun a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
  • noun a container for holding liquids while drinking
    drinking glass.

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surface

  • noun the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
    • there is a special cleaner for these surfaces
    • the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface
  • noun the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
    • they skimmed over the surface of the water
    • a brush small enough to clean every dental surface
    • the sun has no distinct surface

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particular

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    specific.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
    item; detail.
    • it was perfect in all details

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baby

  • noun a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
    infant; babe.
    • the baby began to cry again
    • she held the baby in her arms
    • it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different
  • noun the youngest member of a group (not necessarily young)
    • the baby of the family
    • the baby of the Supreme Court

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corbie-step

  • noun (architecture) a step on the top of a gable wall
    corbiestep; corbel step; crow step.

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hold

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; appreciation.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices

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air_conditioning

  • noun a system that keeps air cool and dry
    air conditioner.

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fly

  • noun two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  • noun flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
    rainfly; tent flap; fly sheet; tent-fly.

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berth

  • noun a job in an organization
    office; billet; spot; place; situation; position; post.
    • he occupied a post in the treasury
  • noun a place where a craft can be made fast
    moorage; slip; mooring.

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ventilation_shaft

  • noun a shaft in a building; serves as an air passage for ventilation

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join

  • noun the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
    juncture; joint; junction; articulation.
  • noun a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets
    union; sum.
    • let C be the union of the sets A and B

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edible

  • noun any substance that can be used as food
    pabulum; victuals; victual; comestible; eatable.
  • adjective suitable for use as food
    comestible; eatable.

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tunnel

  • noun a passageway through or under something, usually underground (especially one for trains or cars)
    • the tunnel reduced congestion at that intersection
  • noun a hole made by an animal, usually for shelter
    burrow.

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car

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; motorcar; automobile; auto.
    • he needs a car to get to work
  • noun a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad
    railroad car; railcar; railway car.
    • three cars had jumped the rails

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ride

  • noun a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
    drive.
    • he took the family for a drive in his new car
  • noun a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement

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kit_out

  • verb supply with a set of articles or tools
    kit up; kit.

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pour

  • verb cause to run
    • pour water over the floor
  • verb move in large numbers
    swarm; teem; stream; pullulate.
    • people were pouring out of the theater
    • beggars pullulated in the plaza

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gas_up

  • verb fill with gasoline
    • Gas up the car

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wharfage

  • noun a fee charged for the use of a wharf or quay
    quayage.
  • noun a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
    dock; wharf; pier.

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crenel

  • noun one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.)
    scallop; crenation; crenelle; crenature.
  • noun a notch or open space between two merlons in a crenelated battlement
    crenelle.

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railroading

  • noun the activity of designing and constructing and operating railroads
    rail technology.
  • verb compel by coercion, threats, or crude means
    dragoon; railroad; sandbag.
    • They sandbagged him to make dinner for everyone

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rumble_seat

  • noun a folding outside seat in the back of some early cars

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telegraphist

  • noun someone who transmits messages by telegraph
    telegraph operator; telegrapher.

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electronic_computer

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; information processing system; computing device; computer.

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locomotive_engineer

  • noun the operator of a railway locomotive
    railroad engineer; engine driver; engineer.

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control

  • noun power to direct or determine
    • under control
  • noun a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
    • measures for the control of disease
    • they instituted controls over drinking on campus

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wharf

  • noun a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
    dock; pier; wharfage.
  • verb provide with a wharf
    • Wharf the mouth of the river

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tap

  • noun the sound made by a gentle blow
    pat; rap.
  • noun a gentle blow
    strike; rap.

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slip

  • noun a socially awkward or tactless act
    gaffe; gaucherie; solecism; faux pas.
  • noun a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
    parapraxis; slip-up; miscue.

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hitchrack

  • noun a fixed horizontal rail to which a horse can be hitched to prevent it from straying
    hitching bar.

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give

  • noun the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
    spring; springiness.
  • verb cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
    • She gave him a black eye
    • The draft gave me a cold

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lock

  • noun a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
  • noun a strand or cluster of hair
    curl; ringlet; whorl.

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car_door

  • noun the door of a car

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pad

  • noun a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge
    pad of paper; tablet.
  • noun the large floating leaf of an aquatic plant (as the water lily)

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and_gate

  • noun a circuit in a computer that fires only when all of its inputs fire
    AND circuit.

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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split_rail

  • noun a rail that is split from a log
    fence rail.

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stairgate

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point

  • noun a geometric element that has position but no extension
    • a point is defined by its coordinates
  • noun the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
    • she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

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partner

  • noun a person's partner in marriage
    married person; spouse; mate; better half.
  • noun an associate in an activity or endeavor or sphere of common interest
    collaborator; cooperator; pardner.
    • the musician and the librettist were collaborators
    • sexual partners

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care_delivery

  • noun the provision of health care
    health care delivery; healthcare delivery.

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airplane

  • noun an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    plane; aeroplane.
    • the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane

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nand_gate

  • noun a logic gate that produces an output that is the inverse of the output of an AND gate
    NAND circuit.

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cornice

  • noun a decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing
    valance board; pelmet; valance.
  • noun a molding at the corner between the ceiling and the top of a wall

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level_best

  • noun the greatest possible degree
    uttermost; utmost; maximum.
    • he tried his utmost

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radio_operator

  • noun someone who operates a radio transmitter

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information

  • noun a message received and understood
    info.
  • noun knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction

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rumble

  • noun a loud low dull continuous noise
    rumbling; grumble; grumbling.
    • they heard the rumbling of thunder
  • noun a servant's seat (or luggage compartment) in the rear of a carriage

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date_stamp

  • verb stamp with a date
    date.
    • The package is dated November 24

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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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sit

  • verb be seated
    sit down.
  • verb be around, often idly or without specific purpose
    sit around.
    • The object sat in the corner
    • We sat around chatting for another hour

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provide

  • verb give something useful or necessary to
    furnish; render; supply.
    • We provided the room with an electrical heater
  • verb give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
    cater; ply; supply.
    • The hostess provided lunch for all the guests

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bunk

  • noun a long trough for feeding cattle
    feed bunk.
  • noun a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers
    built in bed; berth.

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outfitting

  • noun the act of renovating and fitting out a ship
  • verb provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
    equip; fit out; fit; outfit.
    • The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities

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slalom

  • noun a downhill race over a winding course defined by upright poles
  • verb race on skis around obstacles

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ledger

  • noun a record in which commercial accounts are recorded
    book; book of account; account book; leger.
    • they got a subpoena to examine our books
  • noun an accounting journal as a physical object
    daybook.
    • he bought a new daybook

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hampshire

  • noun a county of southern England on the English Channel
  • noun British breed of hornless dark-faced domestic sheep
    Hampshire down.

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stint

  • noun an unbroken period of time during which you do something
    stretch.
    • there were stretches of boredom
    • he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary
  • noun smallest American sandpiper
    Erolia minutilla; least sandpiper.

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lounge

  • noun an upholstered seat for more than one person
    sofa; couch.
  • noun a room (as in a hotel or airport) with seating where people can wait
    waiting room; waiting area.

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rail_off

  • verb separate with a railing
    rail.
    • rail off the crowds from the Presidential palace

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gate

  • noun a movable barrier in a fence or wall
  • noun a computer circuit with several inputs but only one output that can be activated by particular combinations of inputs
    logic gate.

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foot_pedal

  • noun a lever that is operated with the foot
    pedal; foot lever; treadle.

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gata

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drapery

  • noun hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
    curtain; drape; pall; mantle.
  • noun cloth gracefully draped and arranged in loose folds

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seaplane

  • noun an airplane that can land on or take off from water
    hydroplane.
    • the designer of marine aircraft demonstrated his newest hydroplane
  • verb glide on the water in a hydroplane
    hydroplane.

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mould

  • noun loose soil rich in organic matter
    mold.
  • noun the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    cast; mold; stamp.
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region

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plant

  • noun buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    works; industrial plant.
    • they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    flora; plant life.

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designer

  • noun a person who specializes in designing architectural interiors and their furnishings
    interior decorator; house decorator; interior designer; room decorator; decorator.
  • noun someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)
    architect.

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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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yett

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processing

  • noun preparing or putting through a prescribed procedure
    • the processing of newly arrived immigrants
    • the processing of ore to obtain minerals
  • verb subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition
    process; treat.
    • process cheese
    • process hair
    • treat the water so it can be drunk
    • treat the lawn with chemicals
    • treat an oil spill

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movable

  • noun personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc)
    chattel; personal chattel.
  • adjective satellite (of personal property as opposed to real estate) can be moved from place to place (especially carried by hand)

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catacomb

  • noun an underground tunnel with recesses where bodies were buried (as in ancient Rome)

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spot

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    topographic point; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

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fundamental

  • noun any factor that could be considered important to the understanding of a particular business
    • fundamentals include a company's growth, revenues, earnings, management, and capital structure
  • noun the lowest tone of a harmonic series
    first harmonic; fundamental frequency.

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mesh

  • noun the number of openings per linear inch of a screen; measures size of particles
    • a 100 mesh screen
    • 100 mesh powdered cellulose
  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; meshing; interlocking.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears

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healthcare_delivery

  • noun the provision of health care
    health care delivery; care delivery.

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passageway

  • noun a passage between rooms or between buildings
  • noun a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass
    passage.
    • the nasal passages

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date

  • noun the specified day of the month
    day of the month.
    • what is the date today?
  • noun a participant in a date
    escort.
    • his date never stopped talking

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waste

  • noun any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
    waste material; waste matter; waste product.
    • they collect the waste once a week
    • much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers
  • noun useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly
    dissipation; wastefulness.
    • if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste
    • mindless dissipation of natural resources

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hydroplane

  • noun an airplane that can land on or take off from water
    seaplane.
    • the designer of marine aircraft demonstrated his newest hydroplane
  • noun a speedboat that is equipped with winglike structures that lift it so that it skims the water at high speeds
    hydrofoil.
    • the museum houses a replica of the jet hydroplane that broke the record

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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data

  • noun a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn
    information.
    • statistical data
  • noun an item of factual information derived from measurement or research
    data point; datum.

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boatswain

  • noun a petty officer on a merchant ship who controls the work of other seamen
    bo'sun; bosun; bo's'n; bos'n.

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synchronise

  • verb happen at the same time
    synchronize; contemporise; contemporize.
  • verb make (motion picture sound) exactly simultaneous with the action
    synchronize.
    • synchronize this film

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railway_line

  • noun line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
    railway; railroad; railroad line; railway system.
  • noun the road consisting of railroad track and roadbed
    line; rail line.

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drape

  • noun hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
    curtain; pall; drapery; mantle.
  • noun the manner in which fabric hangs or falls
    • she adjusted the drape of her skirt

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dipylon

  • noun a gateway to the west of ancient Athens near which a distinctive style of pottery has been found
    Dipylon gate.
  • adjective of or relating to a gateway on the west of ancient Athens

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outline

  • noun the line that appears to bound an object
    lineation.
  • noun a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
    precis; synopsis; abstract.

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deluge

  • noun an overwhelming number or amount
    flood; torrent; inundation.
    • a flood of requests
    • a torrent of abuse
  • noun a heavy rain
    downpour; cloudburst; soaker; pelter; waterspout; torrent.

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capitalise

  • verb supply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders
    capitalize.
  • verb draw advantages from
    capitalize; take advantage.
    • he is capitalizing on her mistake
    • she took advantage of his absence to meet her lover

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hedgehop

  • verb fly very close to the ground
    flat-hat.

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sprue

  • noun a chronic disorder that occurs in tropical and non-tropical forms and in both children and adults; nutrients are not absorbed; symptoms include foul-smelling diarrhea and emaciation
    tropical sprue; psilosis.

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caisson

  • noun an ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome
    lacuna; coffer.
  • noun a two-wheeled military vehicle carrying artillery ammunition

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departure

  • noun the act of departing
    going away; going; leaving.
  • noun a variation that deviates from the standard or norm
    deviation; difference; divergence.
    • the deviation from the mean

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processor

  • noun a business engaged in processing agricultural products and preparing them for market
  • noun someone who processes things (foods or photographs or applicants etc.)

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coal

  • noun fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period
  • noun a hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire and is glowing or smoldering
    ember.

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switch

  • noun control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
    electric switch; electrical switch.
  • noun an event in which one thing is substituted for another
    replacement; transposition; permutation; substitution.
    • the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood

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buy_in

  • verb amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use
    stock up; stock.
    • let's stock coffee as long as prices are low

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hearse

  • noun a vehicle for carrying a coffin to a church or a cemetery; formerly drawn by horses but now usually a motor vehicle

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road

  • noun an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
    route.
  • noun a way or means to achieve something
    • the road to fame

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allow

  • verb make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen
    let; permit.
    • This permits the water to rush in
    • This sealed door won't allow the water come into the basement
    • This will permit the rain to run off
  • verb consent to, give permission
    countenance; let; permit.
    • She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband
    • I won't let the police search her basement
    • I cannot allow you to see your exam

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doorlike

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turnpike

  • noun (from 16th to 19th centuries) gates set across a road to prevent passage until a toll had been paid
  • noun an expressway on which tolls are collected
    toll road.

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turnstile

  • noun a gate consisting of a post that acts as a pivot for rotating arms; set in a passageway for controlling the persons entering

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operate

  • verb direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.
    run.
    • She is running a relief operation in the Sudan
  • verb perform as expected when applied
    function; go; work; run.
    • The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in
    • Does this old car still run well?
    • This old radio doesn't work anymore

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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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furnish

  • verb give something useful or necessary to
    provide; render; supply.
    • We provided the room with an electrical heater
  • verb provide or equip with furniture
    • We furnished the house in the Biedermeyer style

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feed

  • noun food for domestic livestock
    provender.
  • verb provide as food
    • Feed the guests the nuts

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theme

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; subject.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work
    motif.
    • it was the usual `boy gets girl' theme

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fetter

  • noun a shackle for the ankles or feet
    hobble.
  • verb restrain with fetters
    shackle.

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gate

  • noun a movable barrier in a fence or wall
  • noun a computer circuit with several inputs but only one output that can be activated by particular combinations of inputs
    logic gate.

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office

  • noun place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed
    business office.
    • he rented an office in the new building
  • noun an administrative unit of government
    agency; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority

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restrictiveness

  • noun a grammatical qualification that makes the meaning more specific (`red hat' has a more specific meaning than `hat')
  • noun a lack of permissiveness or indulgence and a tendency to confine behavior within certain specified limits
    unpermissiveness.

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howdah

  • noun a (usually canopied) seat for riding on the back of a camel or elephant
    houdah.

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underside

  • noun the lower side of anything
    undersurface; bottom.

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stile

  • noun an upright that is a member in a door or window frame

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elevator_operator

  • noun an operator of an elevator

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through

  • adjective satellite having finished or arrived at completion
    done; through with.
    • certain to make history before he's done
    • it's a done deed
    • after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up
    • almost through with his studies
  • adjective satellite (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes
    • a through street
    • a through bus
    • through traffic

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costume

  • noun the attire worn in a play or at a fancy dress ball
    • he won the prize for best costume
  • noun unusual or period attire not characteristic of or appropriate to the time and place
    • in spite of the heat he insisted on his woolen costume

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tetrapylon

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cruise

  • noun an ocean trip taken for pleasure
    sail.
  • verb drive around aimlessly but ostentatiously and at leisure
    • She cruised the neighborhood in her new convertible

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equip

  • verb provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
    fit out; fit; outfit.
    • The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities
  • verb provide with abilities or understanding
    • She was never equipped to be a dancer

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strangle

  • verb kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air
    strangulate; throttle.
    • he tried to strangle his opponent
    • A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes
  • verb conceal or hide
    muffle; stifle; smother; repress.
    • smother a yawn
    • muffle one's anger
    • strangle a yawn

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boatswain's_chair

  • noun a seat consisting of a board and a rope; used while working aloft or over the side of a ship
    bosun's chair.

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ticket

  • noun a commercial document showing that the holder is entitled to something (as to ride on public transportation or to enter a public entertainment)
  • noun a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc.
    tag.

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operative

  • noun a person secretly employed in espionage for a government
    intelligence agent; secret agent; intelligence officer.
  • noun someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information
    private investigator; private eye; private detective; sherlock; shamus; PI.

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scale

  • noun an ordered reference standard
    scale of measurement; ordered series; graduated table.
    • judging on a scale of 1 to 10
  • noun relative magnitude
    • they entertained on a grand scale

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machine

  • noun any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  • noun an efficient person
    • the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine

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reseat

  • verb provide with a new seat
    • reseat the old broken chair
  • verb provide with new seats
    • reseat Carnegie Hall

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outer

  • adjective being on the outside or further from a center
    • spent hours adorning the outer man
    • the outer suburbs
  • adjective satellite located outside
    • outer reality

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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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fix

  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage
  • noun something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug
    • she needed a fix of chocolate

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glazier

  • noun someone who cuts flat glass to size
    glass-cutter; glass cutter; glassworker; glazer.

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constitutionalize

  • verb provide with a constitution, as of a country
    • The United States were constitutionalized in the late 18th century
  • verb take a walk for one's health or to aid digestion, as after a meal
    • A good way of exercising is to constitutionalize

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restrain

  • verb keep under control; keep in check
    keep back; hold back; keep.
    • suppress a smile
    • Keep your temper
    • keep your cool
  • verb place limits on (extent or access)
    throttle; bound; restrict; trammel; limit; confine.
    • restrict the use of this parking lot
    • limit the time you can spend with your friends

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balloon_seat

  • noun a seat that has a bell shape (on some 18th century chairs)
    bell seat.

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fin

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintet; quintuplet; quint; Little Phoebe; cinque; fivesome; 5; Phoebe; V; five; pentad.
  • noun one of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile
    tail fin; tailfin.

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shear

  • noun (physics) a deformation of an object in which parallel planes remain parallel but are shifted in a direction parallel to themselves
    • the shear changed the quadrilateral into a parallelogram
  • noun a large edge tool that cuts sheet metal by passing a blade through it

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cutter

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

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hobnail

  • noun a short nail with a thick head; used to protect the soles of boots
  • verb supply with hobnails

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british_columbia

  • noun a province in western Canada

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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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equipage

  • noun equipment and supplies of a military force
    materiel.
  • noun a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
    rig; carriage.

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articulation

  • noun the aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech
  • noun the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
    juncture; joint; junction; join.

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repletion

  • noun the state of being satisfactorily full and unable to take on more
    satiety; satiation.
  • noun eating until excessively full
    surfeit.

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indexing

  • noun the act of classifying and providing an index in order to make items easier to retrieve
  • verb list in an index
    index.

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foot_lever

  • noun a lever that is operated with the foot
    pedal; treadle; foot pedal.

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glazer

  • noun someone who cuts flat glass to size
    glass-cutter; glass cutter; glazier; glassworker.

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dock

  • noun an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial
  • noun any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
    sorrel; sour grass.

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cylindrical_lining

  • noun a cylindrical metal lining used to reduce friction
    bushing.

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or_gate

  • noun a gate circuit in a computer that fires when any of its inputs fire
    OR circuit.

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foot

  • noun the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
    human foot; pes.
    • his bare feet projected from his trousers
    • armored from head to foot
  • noun a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
    ft.
    • he is six feet tall

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provision

  • noun a stipulated condition
    proviso.
    • he accepted subject to one provision
  • noun the activity of supplying or providing something
    supplying; supply.

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day

  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day
  • noun some point or period in time
    • it should arrive any day now
    • after that day she never trusted him again
    • those were the days
    • these days it is not unusual

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association

  • noun a formal organization of people or groups of people
    • he joined the Modern Language Association
  • noun the act of consorting with or joining with others
    • you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association

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restrict

  • verb place restrictions on
    curtail; curb; cut back.
    • curtail drinking in school
  • verb place under restrictions; limit access to
    • This substance is controlled

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term

  • noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
    • he learned many medical terms
  • noun a limited period of time
    • a prison term
    • he left school before the end of term

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spigot

  • noun a plug for a bunghole in a cask
    tap.
  • noun a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir
    faucet.

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electric_switch

  • noun control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
    switch; electrical switch.

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subduer

  • noun someone who overcomes and establishes ascendancy and control by force or persuasion
    overcomer; surmounter.

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level

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; degree.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    grade; tier.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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pathway

  • noun a bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain
    nerve tract; nerve pathway; tract.
  • noun a trodden path
    footpath.

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kern

  • noun the part of a metal typeface that projects beyond its body
  • noun United States composer of musical comedies (1885-1945)
    Jerome Kern; Jerome David Kern.

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synchronize

  • verb make synchronous and adjust in time or manner
    synchronise; sync.
    • Let's synchronize our efforts
  • verb happen at the same time
    synchronise; contemporise; contemporize.

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ventilation

  • noun the act of supplying fresh air and getting rid of foul air
    airing.
  • noun a mechanical system in a building that provides fresh air
    ventilating system; ventilation system.
    • she was continually adjusting the ventilation

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french_door

  • noun a light door with transparent or glazed panels extending the full length

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trap

  • noun a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
  • noun drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas

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whip

  • noun an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping
  • noun a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline
    party whip.

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stock

  • noun the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity)
    • he owns a controlling share of the company's stock
  • noun the merchandise that a shop has on hand
    inventory.
    • they carried a vast inventory of hardware
    • they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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bond

  • noun an electrical force linking atoms
    chemical bond.
  • noun a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal
    bond certificate.

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clamp

  • noun a device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together
    clinch.
  • verb fasten or fix with a clamp
    • clamp the chair together until the glue has hardened

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perimeter

  • noun the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
    border; margin.
  • noun a line enclosing a plane areas

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surfeit

  • noun the state of being more than full
    overabundance; excess.
  • noun the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
    oversupply; glut.

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costumier

  • noun someone who designs or supplies costumes (as for a play or masquerade)
    costumer; costume designer.

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house

  • noun a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
    • he has a house on Cape Cod
    • she felt she had to get out of the house
  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    firm; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house

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baulk

  • noun the area on a billiard table behind the balkline
    balk.
    • a player with ball in hand must play from the balk
  • noun something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
    balk; handicap; check; impediment; hindrance; deterrent; hinderance.

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reduce

  • verb cut down on; make a reduction in
    trim; cut; cut back; bring down; cut down; trim down; trim back.
    • reduce your daily fat intake
    • The employer wants to cut back health benefits
  • verb make less complex
    • reduce a problem to a single question

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tollgate

  • noun a gate or bar across a toll bridge or toll road which is lifted when the toll is paid
    tollbar.

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heating_system

  • noun utility to warm a building
    heat; heating plant; heating.
    • the heating system wasn't working
    • they have radiant heating

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screen_door

  • noun a door that consists of a frame holding metallic or plastic netting; used to allow ventilation and to keep insects from entering a building through the open door
    screen.
    • he heard the screen slam as she left

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portcullis

  • noun gate consisting of an iron or wooden grating that hangs in the entry to a castle or fortified town; can be lowered to prevent passage

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yield

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

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mete

  • noun a line that indicates a boundary
    delimitation; border; borderline; boundary line.

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distributor

  • noun someone who markets merchandise
    distributer.
  • noun a person with authority to allot or deal out or apportion
    allocator.

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operation

  • noun the state of being in effect or being operative
    • that rule is no longer in operation
  • noun a business especially one run on a large scale
    • a large-scale farming operation
    • a multinational operation
    • they paid taxes on every stage of the operation
    • they had to consolidate their operations

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patch

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; maculation; fleck; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • noun a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
    plot; plot of land; plot of ground.
    • a bean plot
    • a cabbage patch
    • a briar patch

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repressing

  • adjective satellite restrictive of action
    repressive; inhibitory.
    • a repressive regime
    • an overly strict and inhibiting discipline
  • verb put down by force or intimidation
    subdue; reduce; repress; quash; subjugate; keep down.
    • The government quashes any attempt of an uprising
    • China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently
    • The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land

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amusement

  • noun a feeling of delight at being entertained
  • noun an activity that is diverting and that holds the attention
    entertainment.

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clothe

  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child
  • verb furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors
    invest; adorn.

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irons

  • noun metal shackles; for hands or legs
    chains.
  • noun a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
    atomic number 26; Fe; iron.

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leave

  • noun the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty
    leave of absence.
    • a ten day's leave to visit his mother
  • noun permission to do something
    • she was granted leave to speak

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jump_seat

  • noun a folding seat in an automobile

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gatelike

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borderline

  • noun a line that indicates a boundary
    delimitation; border; boundary line; mete.
  • adjective satellite of questionable or minimal quality
    marginal.
    • borderline grades
    • marginal writing ability

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frontier

  • noun a wilderness at the edge of a settled area of a country
    • the individualism of the frontier in Andrew Jackson's day
  • noun an international boundary or the area (often fortified) immediately inside the boundary

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armor

  • noun protective covering made of metal and used in combat
    armour.
  • noun a military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles
    armour.

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electronic

  • adjective of or relating to electronics; concerned with or using devices that operate on principles governing the behavior of electrons
    • electronic devices
  • adjective of or concerned with electrons
    • electronic energy

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innervation

  • noun the neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland
    excitation; irritation.
  • noun the distribution of nerve fibers to an organ or body region

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valve

  • noun a structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it
  • noun device in a brass wind instrument for varying the length of the air column to alter the pitch of a tone

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freeze

  • noun the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid
    freezing.
  • noun weather cold enough to cause freezing
    frost.

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thyristor

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organic_law

  • noun law determining the fundamental political principles of a government
    constitution; fundamental law.

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safety

  • noun the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions
    • insure the safety of the children
    • the reciprocal of safety is risk
  • noun a safe place
    refuge.
    • He ran to safety

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health

  • noun a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease
    wellness.
    • physicians should be held responsible for the health of their patients
  • noun the general condition of body and mind
    • his delicate health
    • in poor health

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fundamental_law

  • noun law determining the fundamental political principles of a government
    constitution; organic law.

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hitching_bar

  • noun a fixed horizontal rail to which a horse can be hitched to prevent it from straying
    hitchrack.

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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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engineer

  • noun a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
    applied scientist; technologist.
  • noun the operator of a railway locomotive
    locomotive engineer; railroad engineer; engine driver.

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issue

  • noun an important question that is in dispute and must be settled
    • the issue could be settled by requiring public education for everyone
    • politicians never discuss the real issues
  • noun one of a series published periodically
    number.
    • she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room

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integrated

  • adjective satellite formed or united into a whole
    incorporate; merged; incorporated; unified.
  • verb make into a whole or make part of a whole
    integrate; incorporate.
    • She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal

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computing_device

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; information processing system; electronic computer; computer.

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outfitter

  • noun someone who sells men's clothes
  • noun a shop that provides equipment for some specific purpose
    • an outfitter provided everything needed for the safari

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barrier

  • noun a structure or object that impedes free movement
  • noun any condition that makes it difficult to make progress or to achieve an objective
    roadblock.
    • intolerance is a barrier to understanding

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gateable

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tube-shaped_structure

  • noun (anatomy) any hollow cylindrical body structure
    tube.

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refit

  • noun outfitting a ship again (by repairing or replacing parts)
  • verb fit out again

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cockpit

  • noun compartment where the pilot sits while flying the aircraft
  • noun a pit for cockfights

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autogating

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conditioning

  • noun a learning process in which an organism's behavior becomes dependent on the occurrence of a stimulus in its environment
  • verb establish a conditioned response
    condition.

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health_care_delivery

  • noun the provision of health care
    care delivery; healthcare delivery.

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hobble

  • noun a shackle for the ankles or feet
    fetter.
  • noun the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
    limp; hitch.

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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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trigate

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card

  • noun one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes
    • he collected cards and traded them with the other boys
  • noun a card certifying the identity of the bearer
    identity card.
    • he had to show his card to get in

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care

  • noun the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    aid; tending; attention.
    • no medical care was required
    • the old car needs constant attention
  • noun judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
    precaution; caution; forethought.
    • he exercised caution in opening the door
    • he handled the vase with care

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aisle

  • noun a long narrow passage (as in a cave or woods)
  • noun passageway between seating areas as in an auditorium or passenger vehicle or between areas of shelves of goods as in stores
    gangway.

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verge

  • noun a region marking a boundary
    threshold; brink.
  • noun the limit beyond which something happens or changes
    brink.
    • on the verge of tears
    • on the brink of bankruptcy

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organic

  • noun a fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter
    organic fertilizer; organic fertiliser.
  • adjective relating or belonging to the class of chemical compounds having a carbon basis
    • hydrocarbons are organic compounds

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jet

  • noun an airplane powered by one or more jet engines
    jet-propelled plane; jet plane.
  • noun the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
    spurt; squirt; spirt.

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brattice

  • noun a partition (often temporary) of planks or cloth that is used to control ventilation in a mine
  • verb supply with a brattice, to ventilate mines

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ion

  • noun a particle that is electrically charged (positive or negative); an atom or molecule or group that has lost or gained one or more electrons

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black_marketeer

  • noun someone who engages illegally in trade in scarce or controlled commodities
  • verb deal on the black market

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put

  • noun the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
    put option.
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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demarcation_line

  • noun the boundary of a specific area
    limit; demarcation.

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keep

  • noun the financial means whereby one lives
    living; support; livelihood; bread and butter; sustenance.
    • each child was expected to pay for their keep
    • he applied to the state for support
    • he could no longer earn his own livelihood
  • noun the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress
    dungeon; donjon.

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investment

  • noun the act of investing; laying out money or capital in an enterprise with the expectation of profit
    investing.
  • noun money that is invested with an expectation of profit
    investment funds.

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caption

  • noun taking exception; especially a quibble based on a captious argument
    • a mere caption unworthy of a reply
  • noun translation of foreign dialogue of a movie or TV program; usually displayed at the bottom of the screen
    subtitle.

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nebraska

  • noun a midwestern state on the Great Plains
    NE; Cornhusker State.

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fleck

  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; chip; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; patch; maculation; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red

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circuit

  • noun an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
    electrical circuit; electric circuit.
  • noun a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area
    tour.
    • they took an extended tour of Europe
    • we took a quick circuit of the park
    • a ten-day coach circuit of the island

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swing

  • noun a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity
    • the party went with a swing
    • it took time to get into the swing of things
  • noun mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth

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castle

  • noun a large and stately mansion
    palace.
  • noun a large building formerly occupied by a ruler and fortified against attack

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star

  • noun (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior
  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; whizz; wiz.

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blind

  • noun people who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group
    • he spent hours reading to the blind
  • noun a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters)
    • he waited impatiently in the blind

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copper

  • noun a ductile malleable reddish-brown corrosion-resistant diamagnetic metallic element; occurs in various minerals but is the only metal that occurs abundantly in large masses; used as an electrical and thermal conductor
    Cu; atomic number 29.
  • noun a copper penny

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render

  • noun a substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls
  • verb cause to become
    • The shot rendered her immobile

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outer_boundary

  • noun the outside boundary or surface of something
    fringe; periphery.

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unpermissiveness

  • noun a lack of permissiveness or indulgence and a tendency to confine behavior within certain specified limits
    restrictiveness.

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oklahoma

  • noun a state in south central United States
    OK; Sooner State.

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shedding

  • noun the process whereby something is shed
    sloughing.
  • noun loss of bits of outer skin by peeling or shedding or coming off in scales
    peeling; desquamation.

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double_door

  • noun two vertical doors that meet in the middle of the door frame when closed

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feeder

  • noun an animal being fattened or suitable for fattening
  • noun someone who consumes food for nourishment
    eater.

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juncture

  • noun an event that occurs at a critical time
    occasion.
    • at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave
    • it was needed only on special occasions
  • noun a crisis situation or point in time when a critical decision must be made
    critical point; crossroads.
    • at that juncture he had no idea what to do
    • he must be made to realize that the company stands at a critical point

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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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cargo_hatch

  • noun hatch opening into the cargo compartment

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type

  • noun a subdivision of a particular kind of thing
    • what type of sculpture do you prefer?
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; eccentric; character.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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disembark

  • verb go ashore
    set down; debark.
    • The passengers disembarked at Southampton

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computing_machine

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer; computer.

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parkway

  • noun a wide scenic road planted with trees
    drive.
    • the riverside drive offers many exciting scenic views

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battering_ram

  • noun a ram used to break down doors of fortified buildings

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city

  • noun a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
    metropolis; urban center.
    • Ancient Troy was a great city
  • noun an incorporated administrative district established by state charter
    • the city raised the tax rate

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stocking

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

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bring_home_the_bacon

  • verb attain success or reach a desired goal
    win; come through; succeed; deliver the goods.
    • The enterprise succeeded
    • We succeeded in getting tickets to the show
    • she struggled to overcome her handicap and won
  • verb supply means of subsistence; earn a living
    provide.
    • He provides for his large family by working three jobs
    • Women nowadays not only take care of the household but also bring home the bacon

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district

  • noun a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
    territory; territorial dominion; dominion.
  • verb regulate housing in; of certain areas of towns
    zone.

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pabulum

  • noun any substance that can be used as food
    edible; victuals; victual; comestible; eatable.
  • noun insipid intellectual nourishment

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air-condition

  • verb control the humidity and temperature of
    • The room was cool because it had been air-conditioned
  • verb equip with an apparatus for controlling the humidity and temperature
    air-cool.
    • Our house is not air-conditioned

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top

  • noun the upper part of anything
    • the mower cuts off the tops of the grass
    • the title should be written at the top of the first page
  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    upside; upper side; top side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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breed

  • noun a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
    strain; stock.
    • he experimented on a particular breed of white rats
    • he created a new strain of sheep
  • noun a special type
    • Google represents a new breed of entrepreneurs

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seat

  • noun a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
    place.
    • he booked their seats in advance
    • he sat in someone else's place
  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; behind; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

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elevator

  • noun lifting device consisting of a platform or cage that is raised and lowered mechanically in a vertical shaft in order to move people from one floor to another in a building
    lift.
  • noun the airfoil on the tailplane of an aircraft that makes it ascend or descend

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aviator

  • noun someone who operates an aircraft
    flier; flyer; aeronaut; airman.

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sit_down

  • verb take a seat
    sit.
  • verb show to a seat; assign a seat for
    sit; seat.
    • The host seated me next to Mrs. Smith

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battlement

  • noun a rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns
    crenellation; crenelation.

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type

  • noun a subdivision of a particular kind of thing
    • what type of sculpture do you prefer?
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; eccentric; character.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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set_up

  • verb set up or found
    found; establish; launch.
    • She set up a literacy program
  • verb create by putting components or members together
    tack together; tack; assemble; piece; put together.
    • She pieced a quilt
    • He tacked together some verses
    • They set up a committee

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scant

  • verb work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially
    skimp.
  • verb limit in quality or quantity
    skimp.

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utmost

  • noun the greatest possible degree
    uttermost; maximum; level best.
    • he tried his utmost
  • adjective satellite of the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity
    uttermost; extreme.
    • extreme cold
    • extreme caution
    • extreme pleasure
    • utmost contempt
    • to the utmost degree
    • in the uttermost distress

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gateleg

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store

  • noun a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
    shop.
    • he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod
  • noun a supply of something available for future use
    fund; stock.
    • he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars

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multigate

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oversupply

  • noun the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
    glut; surfeit.
  • verb supply with an excess of
    flood; glut.
    • flood the market with tennis shoes
    • Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient

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geat

(Founding) The channel or spout through which molten metal runs into a mold in casting. Written also git, gate.

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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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plate_rail

  • noun rail or narrow shelf fixed to a wall to display plates

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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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gatepier

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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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transistor

  • noun a semiconductor device capable of amplification
    junction transistor; electronic transistor.

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lower

  • noun the lower of two berths
    lower berth.
  • verb move something or somebody to a lower position
    take down; get down; let down; bring down.
    • take down the vase from the shelf

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hitch

  • noun a period of time spent in military service
    tour; term of enlistment; enlistment; duty tour; tour of duty.
  • noun the state of inactivity following an interruption
    halt; stoppage; stop; arrest; stay; check.
    • the negotiations were in arrest
    • held them in check
    • during the halt he got some lunch
    • the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow
    • he spent the entire stop in his seat

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mark_out

  • verb set boundaries to and delimit
    mark off.
    • mark out the territory

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tapster

  • noun a tavern keeper who taps kegs or casks
    tapper.

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date-mark

  • verb mark with a date and place
    dateline; datemark.
    • dateline a newspaper article

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serial

  • noun a serialized set of programs
    series.
    • a comedy series
    • the Masterworks concert series
  • noun a periodical that appears at scheduled times
    series; serial publication.

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butt

  • noun thick end of the handle
    butt end.
  • noun the part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots

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electrical_circuit

  • noun an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
    electric circuit; circuit.

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aeronaut

  • noun someone who operates an aircraft
    flier; flyer; aviator; airman.

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box_seat

  • noun a special seat in a theater or grandstand box
  • noun the driver's seat on a coach
    box.
    • an armed guard sat in the box with the driver

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switchboard_operator

  • noun someone who helps callers get the person they are calling
    telephone operator; telephonist.

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allow_for

  • verb make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain
    leave; provide; allow.
    • This leaves no room for improvement
    • The evidence allows only one conclusion
    • allow for mistakes
    • leave lots of time for the trip
    • This procedure provides for lots of leeway

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throttle

  • noun a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine
    throttle valve; accelerator.
  • noun a pedal that controls the throttle valve
    gas pedal; accelerator pedal; accelerator; gas; gun.
    • he stepped on the gas

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heat_energy

  • noun a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
    heat.

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double

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base
    two-base hit; two-baser; two-bagger.
    • he hit a double to deep centerfield
  • noun a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts
    stunt man; stunt woman.
    • his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable

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bed

  • noun a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep
    • he sat on the edge of the bed
    • the room had only a bed and chair
  • noun a plot of ground in which plants are growing
    • the gardener planted a bed of roses

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limiting

  • noun the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase
    modification; qualifying.
  • verb place limits on (extent or access)
    throttle; bound; restrict; trammel; restrain; limit; confine.
    • restrict the use of this parking lot
    • limit the time you can spend with your friends

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regulator

  • noun any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.
  • noun an official responsible for control and supervision of a particular activity or area of public interest

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safety_rail

  • noun a railing placed alongside a stairway or road for safety
    guardrail.

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h2o

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    water.

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individual

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a single organism

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cuff

  • noun the lap consisting of a turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg
    turnup.
  • noun shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs
    handlock; handcuff; manacle.

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gatewise

In the manner of a gate.
Three circles of stones set up gatewise. Fuller.

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junction_transistor

  • noun a semiconductor device capable of amplification
    transistor; electronic transistor.

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caterer

  • noun someone who provides food and service (as for a party)

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dispenser

  • noun a container so designed that the contents can be used in prescribed amounts
  • noun a person who dispenses

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ski_jump

  • noun a steep downward ramp from which skiers jump
  • verb jump on skis

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bicycle_seat

  • noun a seat for the rider of a bicycle
    saddle.

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torrent

  • noun a heavy rain
    downpour; deluge; cloudburst; soaker; pelter; waterspout.
  • noun a violently fast stream of water (or other liquid)
    violent stream.
    • the houses were swept away in the torrent

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railroad_track

  • noun a line of track providing a runway for wheels
    railroad; railway.
    • he walked along the railroad track

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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data_processor

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    computing machine; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer; computer.

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watergate

  • noun a political scandal involving abuse of power and bribery and obstruction of justice; led to the resignation of Richard Nixon in 1974
    Watergate scandal.

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investment_trust

  • noun a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies
    investment firm; investment company; fund.

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slat

  • noun a thin strip (wood or metal)
    spline.
  • verb equip or bar with slats
    • Slat the windows

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ram

  • noun a tool for driving or forcing something by impact
  • noun the most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible
    read/write memory; random memory; random access memory; random-access memory.

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jointing_plane

  • noun a long carpenter's plane used to shape the edges of boards so they will fit together
    long plane; jointer; jointer plane.

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put_up

  • verb place so as to be noticed
    post.
    • post a sign
    • post a warning at the dump
  • verb mount or put up
    provide; offer.
    • put up a good fight
    • offer resistance

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arms_control

  • noun a limitation on the size and armament of the armed forces of a country

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medium

  • noun a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
  • noun the surrounding environment
    • fish require an aqueous medium

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victualer

  • noun an innkeeper (especially British)
    victualler.
  • noun a supplier of victuals or supplies to an army
    victualler; provisioner; sutler.

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manner

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of acting or behaving
    personal manner.

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victual

  • noun any substance that can be used as food
    edible; pabulum; victuals; comestible; eatable.
  • verb supply with food
    • The population was victualed during the war

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mechanize

  • verb equip with armed and armored motor vehicles
    motorize; motorise; mechanise.
    • mechanize armies
  • verb make monotonous; make automatic or routine
    mechanise.
    • If your work becomes too mechanized, change jobs!

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regulate

  • verb fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of
    modulate.
    • regulate the temperature
    • modulate the pitch
  • verb bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
    regularize; regularise; order; govern.
    • We cannot regulate the way people dress
    • This town likes to regulate

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border

  • noun a line that indicates a boundary
    delimitation; borderline; boundary line; mete.
  • noun the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
    perimeter; margin.

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building_block

  • noun a single undivided natural thing occurring in the composition of something else
    unit.
    • units of nucleic acids
  • noun a block of material used in construction work

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backseat

  • noun a secondary or inferior position or status
    • tennis has had to take a backseat while his work is so demanding
  • noun a seat at the back of a vehicle (especially the seat at the back of an automobile)

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lid

  • noun either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye
    palpebra; eyelid.
    • his lids would stay open no longer
  • noun a movable top or cover (hinged or separate) for closing the opening at the top of a box, chest, jar, pan, etc.
    • he raised the piano lid

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place

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun any area set aside for a particular purpose
    property.
    • who owns this place?
    • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

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built

  • adjective satellite (used of soaps or cleaning agents) having a substance (an abrasive or filler) added to increase effectiveness
    reinforced.
    • the built liquid detergents
  • verb make by combining materials and parts
    make; build; construct.
    • this little pig made his house out of straw
    • Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer

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mechanise

  • verb equip with armed and armored motor vehicles
    mechanize; motorize; motorise.
    • mechanize armies
  • verb make monotonous; make automatic or routine
    mechanize.
    • If your work becomes too mechanized, change jobs!

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electrode

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

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flaming

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

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maximum

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

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couch

  • noun an upholstered seat for more than one person
    lounge; sofa.
  • noun a flat coat of paint or varnish used by artists as a primer

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district_line

  • noun the boundary between two districts

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fitting

  • noun making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
    adjustment; accommodation.
  • noun a small and often standardized accessory to a larger system

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contact

  • noun close interaction
    • they kept in daily contact
    • they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings
  • noun the act of touching physically
    physical contact.
    • her fingers came in contact with the light switch

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hatch

  • noun the production of young from an egg
    hatching.
  • noun shading consisting of multiple crossing lines
    crosshatch; hachure; hatching.

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interior

  • noun the region that is inside of something
    inside.
  • noun the inner or enclosed surface of something
    inside.

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purveyance

  • noun the act of supplying something

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pedal_point

  • noun a sustained bass note
    pedal.

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channel

  • noun a path over which electrical signals can pass
    transmission channel.
    • a channel is typically what you rent from a telephone company
  • noun a passage for water (or other fluids) to flow through
    • the fields were crossed with irrigation channels
    • gutters carried off the rainwater into a series of channels under the street

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soar

  • noun the act of rising upward into the air
    zoom.
  • verb rise rapidly
    soar up; surge; zoom; soar upwards.
    • the dollar soared against the yen

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stipulation

  • noun (law) an agreement or concession made by parties in a judicial proceeding (or by their attorneys) relating to the business before the court; must be in writing unless they are part of the court record
    judicial admission.
    • a stipulation of fact was made in order to avoid delay
  • noun an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
    precondition; condition.

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siege_perilous

  • noun the legendary seat at King Arthur's Round Table reserved for the knight who would find the Holy Grail; it was fatal for anyone else to sit in it

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electric

  • noun a car that is powered by electricity
    electric automobile; electric car.
  • adjective using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity
    electrical.
    • electric current
    • electric wiring
    • electrical appliances
    • an electrical storm

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hang_glide

  • verb fly by means of a hang glider
    soar.

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track

  • noun a line or route along which something travels or moves
    path; course.
    • the hurricane demolished houses in its path
    • the track of an animal
    • the course of the river
  • noun evidence pointing to a possible solution
    trail; lead.
    • the police are following a promising lead
    • the trail led straight to the perpetrator

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healthcare

  • noun the preservation of mental and physical health by preventing or treating illness through services offered by the health profession
    health care.

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equipping

  • noun the act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war
    armament; arming.
  • verb provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
    equip; fit out; fit; outfit.
    • The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities

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stockist

  • noun one (as a retailer or distributor) that stocks goods

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private_road

  • noun a road leading up to a private house
    driveway; drive.
    • they parked in the driveway

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abut

  • verb lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
    march; edge; adjoin; butt; butt against; border; butt on.
    • Canada adjoins the U.S.
    • England marches with Scotland

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foregate

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bridle

  • noun headgear for a horse; includes a headstall and bit and reins to give the rider or driver control
  • noun the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess
    curb; check.
    • his common sense is a bridle to his quick temper

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print

  • noun the text appearing in a book, newspaper, or other printed publication
    • I want to see it in print
  • noun a picture or design printed from an engraving

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sanitate

  • verb provide with sanitary facilities or appliances

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device

  • noun an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
    • the device is small enough to wear on your wrist
    • a device intended to conserve water
  • noun something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect

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telephonist

  • noun someone who helps callers get the person they are calling
    telephone operator; switchboard operator.

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sally

  • noun witty remark
    wisecrack; quip; crack.
  • noun a military action in which besieged troops burst forth from their position
    sortie.

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gallery

  • noun spectators at a golf or tennis match
  • noun a porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly enclosed)
    veranda; verandah.

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stock_up

  • verb amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use
    buy in; stock.
    • let's stock coffee as long as prices are low

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delivery

  • noun the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail)
    bringing.
    • his reluctant delivery of bad news
  • noun the event of giving birth
    • she had a difficult delivery

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crack_down

  • verb repress or suppress (something regarded as undesirable)
    clamp down.
    • The police clamped down on illegal drugs

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speckle

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    spot; patch; maculation; fleck; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • verb produce a mottled effect
    stipple.
    • The sunlight stippled the trees

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ejector

  • noun a person who ousts or supplants someone else
    ouster.
  • noun a mechanism in a firearm that ejects the empty shell case after firing
    cartridge ejector.

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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air-cool

  • verb equip with an apparatus for controlling the humidity and temperature
    air-condition.
    • Our house is not air-conditioned

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cleat

  • noun a metal or leather projection (as from the sole of a shoe); prevents slipping
  • noun a fastener (usually with two projecting horns) around which a rope can be secured

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drive

  • noun the act of applying force to propel something
    thrust; driving force.
    • after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off
  • noun a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine
    • a variable speed drive permitted operation through a range of speeds

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valance

  • noun a decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing
    valance board; pelmet; cornice.

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patio

  • noun usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence
    terrace.

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constrain

  • verb hold back
    encumber; restrain; cumber.
  • verb restrict
    stiffen; tighten; tighten up.
    • Tighten the rules
    • stiffen the regulations

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re

  • noun a rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys; is obtained as a by-product in refining molybdenum
    atomic number 75; rhenium.
  • noun ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk; a universal creator; he merged with the god Amen as Amen-Ra to become the king of the gods
    Ra.

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signaling

  • noun any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message
    signal; sign.
    • signals from the boat suddenly stopped
  • verb communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs
    signalise; signal; signalize; sign.
    • He signed his disapproval with a dismissive hand gesture
    • The diner signaled the waiters to bring the menu

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slope

  • noun an elevated geological formation
    incline; side.
    • he climbed the steep slope
    • the house was built on the side of a mountain
  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal
    gradient.
    • a five-degree gradient

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perch

  • noun support consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a resting place (especially for a bird)
  • noun a linear measure of 16.5 feet
    pole; rod.

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fly_contact

  • verb fly a plane by using visible landmarks or points of reference

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restriction

  • noun a principle that limits the extent of something
    limitation.
    • I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements
  • noun an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)
    limitation.

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high_temperature

  • noun the presence of heat
    heat; hotness.

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armament

  • noun weaponry used by military or naval force
  • noun the act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war
    arming; equipping.

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headquarter

  • verb provide with headquarters
    • the compnay is headquartered in New Jersey

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revolver

  • noun a pistol with a revolving cylinder (usually having six chambers for bullets)
    six-shooter; six-gun.
  • noun a door consisting of four orthogonal partitions that rotate about a central pivot; a door designed to equalize the air pressure in tall buildings
    revolving door.

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bring

  • verb take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
    take; convey.
    • Bring me the box from the other room
    • Take these letters to the boss
    • This brings me to the main point
  • verb cause to come into a particular state or condition
    • Long hard years of on the job training had brought them to their competence
    • bring water to the boiling point

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radio

  • noun medium for communication
    wireless; radiocommunication.
  • noun an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
    receiving set; wireless; radio receiver; tuner; radio set.

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oregon

  • noun a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
    Beaver State; OR.

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suppresser

  • noun someone who suppresses
    suppressor.
    • dictators are suppressors of free speech
  • noun a gene that suppresses the phenotypic expression of another gene (especially of a mutant gene)
    suppressor gene; suppressor; suppresser gene.

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fife

  • noun a small high-pitched flute similar to a piccolo; has a shrill tone and is used chiefly to accompany drums in a marching band

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headliner

  • noun a performer who receives prominent billing
    star.

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toilet

  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    bathroom; privy; lavatory; can; lav; john.
  • noun a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
    throne; commode; crapper; stool; potty; can; pot.

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brink

  • noun a region marking a boundary
    threshold; verge.
  • noun the edge of a steep place

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ground

  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    dry land; land; terra firma; earth; solid ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground
  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    reason.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration

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circuit_board

  • noun a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities
    circuit card; add-in; board; plug-in; card.

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absoluteness

  • noun the quality of being complete or utter or extreme
    starkness; utterness.
    • the starkness of his contrast between justice and fairness was open to many objections
  • noun the quality of being absolute
    • the absoluteness of the pope's decree could not be challenged

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fly_blind

  • verb fly an airplane solely by relying on instruments

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transistorize

  • verb equip (an electronic circuit or device) with transistors
    transistorise.

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reservoir

  • noun a large or extra supply of something
    • a reservoir of talent
  • noun lake used to store water for community use
    artificial lake; man-made lake.

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stair

  • noun support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway
    step.
    • he paused on the bottom step

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hassock

  • noun thick cushion used as a seat
    ottoman; pouf; puff; pouffe.
  • noun a cushion for kneeling on (as when praying in church)

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headline

  • noun the heading or caption of a newspaper article
    newspaper headline.
  • verb publicize widely or highly, as if with a headline

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dateline

  • noun an imaginary line on the surface of the earth following (approximately) the 180th meridian
    date line; International Date Line.
  • noun a line at the beginning of a news article giving the date and place of origin of the news dispatch

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pump

  • noun a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    heart; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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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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bush

  • noun a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
    shrub.
  • noun a large wilderness area

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tube

  • noun conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
    tubing.
  • noun electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope
    vacuum tube; electron tube; thermionic vacuum tube; thermionic valve; thermionic tube.

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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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specify

  • verb specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement
    qualify; condition; stipulate.
    • The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life
    • The contract stipulates the dates of the payments
  • verb decide upon or fix definitely
    set; fix; limit; determine; define.
    • fix the variables
    • specify the parameters

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fuel

  • noun a substance that can be consumed to produce energy
    • more fuel is needed during the winter months
    • they developed alternative fuels for aircraft
  • verb provide with a combustible substance that provides energy
    • fuel aircraft, ships, and cars

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toilet_seat

  • noun the hinged seat on a toilet

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distributer

  • noun someone who markets merchandise
    distributor.
  • noun electrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence
    distributor; electrical distributor.

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glut

  • noun the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
    oversupply; surfeit.
  • verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
    engorge; gormandize; gormandise; overgorge; overeat; satiate; englut; stuff; ingurgitate; overindulge; gorge; scarf out; gourmandize; binge; pig out.
    • She stuffed herself at the dinner
    • The kids binged on ice cream

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hall

  • noun an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open
    hallway.
    • the elevators were at the end of the hall
  • noun a large entrance or reception room or area
    entrance hall; anteroom; antechamber; vestibule; foyer; lobby.

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plate

  • noun (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score
    home; home base; home plate.
    • he ruled that the runner failed to touch home
  • noun a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic

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preservation

  • noun the activity of protecting something from loss or danger
    saving.
  • noun the condition of being (well or ill) preserved

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butt_on

  • verb lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
    march; abut; edge; adjoin; butt; butt against; border.
    • Canada adjoins the U.S.
    • England marches with Scotland

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hold_back

  • verb hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of
    turn back; stop; arrest; contain; check.
    • Arrest the downward trend
    • Check the growth of communism in South East Asia
    • Contain the rebel movement
    • Turn back the tide of communism
  • verb keep under control; keep in check
    keep back; restrain; keep.
    • suppress a smile
    • Keep your temper
    • keep your cool

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toll

  • noun a fee levied for the use of roads or bridges (used for maintenance)
  • noun value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something
    price; cost.
    • the cost in human life was enormous
    • the price of success is hard work
    • what price glory?

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overall

  • noun (usually plural) work clothing consisting of denim trousers (usually with a bib and shoulder straps)
  • noun a loose protective coverall or smock worn over ordinary clothing for dirty work
    boilers suit; boilersuit.

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baffle

  • noun a flat plate that controls or directs the flow of fluid or energy
    baffle board.
  • verb be a mystery or bewildering to
    mystify; perplex; bewilder; get; beat; puzzle; pose; amaze; vex; flummox; stick; stupefy; gravel; nonplus; dumbfound.
    • This beats me!
    • Got me--I don't know the answer!
    • a vexing problem
    • This question really stuck me

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joint

  • noun (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
    articulatio; articulation.
  • noun a disreputable place of entertainment

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capsule

  • noun a small container
  • noun a pill in the form of a small rounded gelatinous container with medicine inside

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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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baffle_board

  • noun a flat plate that controls or directs the flow of fluid or energy
    baffle.

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computerize

  • verb provide with computers
    computerise.
    • Our office is fully computerized now
  • verb store in a computer
    computerise.
    • computerized dictionary

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ȝhat

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new_york

  • noun the largest city in New York State and in the United States; located in southeastern New York at the mouth of the Hudson river; a major financial and cultural center
    New York City; Greater New York.
  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    NY; Empire State; New York State.

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spur

  • noun a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
    goading; goad; spurring; prodding; prod; urging.
    • the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves
  • noun any sharply pointed projection
    spine; acantha.

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