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bar_magnet

  • noun a magnet in the form of a bar with magnetic poles at each end

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magnetic

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by magnetism
    • magnetic forces
  • adjective having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel
    magnetized; magnetised.
    • the hard disk is covered with a thin coat of magnetic material

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pocket_comb

  • noun a small comb suitable for carrying in a pocket
    pocketcomb.

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safety_harness

  • noun belt attaching you to some object as a restraint in order to prevent you from getting hurt
    life belt; safety belt.

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vise

  • noun a holding device attached to a workbench; has two jaws to hold workpiece firmly in place
    bench vise.

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optical_maser

  • noun an acronym for light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation; an optical device that produces an intense monochromatic beam of coherent light
    laser.

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increase

  • noun a quantity that is added
    addition; gain.
    • there was an addition to property taxes this year
    • they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks
  • noun a change resulting in an increase
    • the increase is scheduled for next month

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annunciator

  • noun an indicator that announces which electrical circuit has been active (as on a telephone switchboard)

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oral_contraceptive

  • noun a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
    birth control pill; contraceptive pill; oral contraceptive pill; anovulatory drug; anovulant; pill.

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physiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of physiology
    • physiological psychology
    • Pavlov's physiological theories
  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiologic.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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bike

  • noun a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame
    motorcycle.
  • noun a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
    wheel; bicycle; cycle.

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sway

  • noun controlling influence
  • noun pitching dangerously to one side
    tilt; careen; rock.

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silicon

  • noun a tetravalent nonmetallic element; next to oxygen it is the most abundant element in the earth's crust; occurs in clay and feldspar and granite and quartz and sand; used as a semiconductor in transistors
    Si; atomic number 14.

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lure

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

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read-out

  • noun the output of a computer in readable form
    readout.
  • noun the information displayed or recorded on an electronic device
    readout.

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brake_shoe

  • noun a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation
    skid; shoe.

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vitreous

  • adjective of or relating to or constituting the vitreous humor of the eye
    • the vitreous chamber
  • adjective relating to or resembling or derived from or containing glass
    • vitreous rocks
    • vitreous silica

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jack

  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack
  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; seafarer; mariner.

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washboard

  • noun device consisting of a corrugated surface to scrub clothes on
  • noun protective covering consisting of a broad plank along a gunwale to keep water from splashing over the side
    splashboard.

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steering_linkage

  • noun mechanism consisting of a system of rods and levers connected to the front wheels of a motor vehicle; the steering gear pushes it left or right which swivels the front wheels, causing the vehicle to turn

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school

  • noun an educational institution
    • the school was founded in 1900
  • noun a building where young people receive education
    schoolhouse.
    • the school was built in 1932
    • he walked to school every morning

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oxygen_mask

  • noun a breathing device that is placed over the mouth and nose; supplies oxygen from an attached storage tank

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heat_sink

  • noun a metal conductor specially designed to conduct (and radiate) heat

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solution

  • noun a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution
    • he used a solution of peroxide and water
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    answer; solvent; resolution; result.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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admissible

  • adjective deserving to be admitted
    • admissible evidence

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convenience

  • noun the state of being suitable or opportune
    • chairs arranged for his own convenience
  • noun the quality of being useful and convenient
    • they offered the convenience of an installment plan

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water_filter

  • noun a filter to remove impurities from the water supply

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direct

  • verb command with authority
    • He directed the children to do their homework
  • verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    aim; point; place; target.
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

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horn

  • noun a noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it
  • noun one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates

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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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tether

  • noun restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
    leash; lead.
  • verb tie with a tether
    • tether horses

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estimate

  • noun an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    approximation; estimation; idea.
    • an estimate of what it would cost
    • a rough idea how long it would take
  • noun a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
    estimation.
    • many factors are involved in any estimate of human life
    • in my estimation the boy is innocent

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safety_catch

  • noun guard consisting of a locking device that prevents a weapon from being fired
    safety lock.

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filtration

  • noun the process whereby fluids pass through a filter or a filtering medium
  • noun the act of changing a fluid by passing it through a filter

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conduct

  • noun manner of acting or controlling yourself
    behaviour; doings; behavior.
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; behaviour; demeanor; deportment; behavior.

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net

  • noun a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
    cyberspace; internet.
  • noun a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects

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widget

  • noun something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known
    gubbins; gismo; thingumabob; whatchamacallit; doohickey; doodad; thingumajig; whatsis; thingamabob; thingummy; thingmabob; whatchamacallum; doojigger; thingamajig; gimmick; thingmajig; gizmo.
    • she eased the ball-shaped doodad back into its socket
    • there may be some great new gizmo around the corner that you will want to use
  • noun a device or control that is very useful for a particular job
    contraption; gismo; gadget; appliance; convenience; contrivance; gizmo.

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gimbal

  • noun an appliance that allows an object (such as a ship's compass) to remain horizontal even as its support tips

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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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residual

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

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remote_control

  • noun a device that can be used to control a machine or apparatus from a distance
    remote.
    • he lost the remote for his TV

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ethanol

  • noun the intoxicating agent in fermented and distilled liquors; used pure or denatured as a solvent or in medicines and colognes and cleaning solutions and rocket fuel; proposed as a renewable clean-burning additive to gasoline
    grain alcohol; ethyl alcohol; fermentation alcohol.

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dry

  • noun a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
    prohibitionist.
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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substance

  • noun the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
    • DNA is the substance of our genes
  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story

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cigarette_lighter

  • noun a lighter for cigars or cigarettes
    pocket lighter; cigar lighter.

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smoke

  • noun a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
    fume.
  • noun a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion
    smoking.
    • the fire produced a tower of black smoke that could be seen for miles

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slicer

  • noun a golfer whose shots typically curve right (for right-handed golfers)
  • noun a machine for cutting; usually with a revolving blade

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snow_blower

  • noun a machine that removes snow by scooping it up and throwing it forcefully through a chute
    snow thrower.

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unit

  • noun any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
    unit of measurement.
    • the dollar is the United States unit of currency
    • a unit of wheat is a bushel
    • change per unit volume
  • noun an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole
    • the reduced the number of units and installations
    • the word is a basic linguistic unit

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heat_exchanger

  • noun device that transfers heat from one liquid to another without allowing them to mix

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spoke

  • noun support consisting of a radial member of a wheel joining the hub to the rim
    wheel spoke; radius.
  • noun one of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder
    rung; rundle.

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tape_transport

  • noun a mechanism that transports magnetic tape across the read/write heads of a tape playback/recorder
    transport; tape drive.

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negative

  • noun a reply of denial
    • he answered in the negative
  • noun a piece of photographic film showing an image with light and shade or colors reversed

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dart_thrower

  • noun a device resembling a sling that is used in various primitive societies to propel a dart or spear
    spear thrower; throwing stick; throwing board.

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latchkey

  • noun key for raising or drawing back a latch or opening an outside door

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music

  • noun an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
  • noun any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds
    euphony.
    • he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes

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redox

  • noun a reversible chemical reaction in which one reaction is an oxidation and the reverse is a reduction
    oxidoreduction; oxidation-reduction.

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spike

  • noun a transient variation in voltage or current
  • noun sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes
    • spikes provide greater traction

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indiana

  • noun a state in midwestern United States
    Hoosier State; IN.
  • noun United States pop artist (born 1928)
    Robert Indiana.

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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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hot-water_tank

  • noun a heater and storage tank to supply heated water
    water heater; hot-water heater.

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relay

  • noun the act of passing something along from one person or group to another
    • the relay was successful
  • noun a crew of workers who relieve another crew

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acoustic_device

  • noun a device for amplifying or transmitting sound

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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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thermionic

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of thermions
    • thermionic cathode

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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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me

  • noun a state in New England
    Pine Tree State; Maine.

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word

  • noun a unit of language that native speakers can identify
    • words are the blocks from which sentences are made
    • he hardly said ten words all morning
  • noun a brief statement
    • he didn't say a word about it

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blade

  • noun especially a leaf of grass or the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the petiole
    leaf blade.
  • noun a dashing young man
    • gay young blades bragged of their amorous adventures

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gasoline

  • noun a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines
    gasolene; gas; petrol.

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oxide

  • noun any compound of oxygen with another element or a radical

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holdfast

  • noun restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
    fastening; fixing; fastener.

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mechanic

  • noun a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
    machinist; shop mechanic.
  • noun someone whose occupation is repairing and maintaining automobiles
    auto-mechanic; grease monkey; automobile mechanic; car-mechanic.

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machinist

  • noun a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
    shop mechanic; mechanic.

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police_station

  • noun a station that serves as headquarters for police in a particular district; serves as a place from which policemen are dispatched and to which arrested persons are brought
    station house; police headquarters.

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law_enforcement

  • noun ensuring obedience to the laws

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dash-pot

  • noun a mechanical damper; the vibrating part is attached to a piston that moves in a chamber filled with liquid

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dose

  • noun a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time
    dosage.
  • noun the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time
    dosage.

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organizer

  • noun a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise
    arranger; organiser.
    • she was the organizer of the meeting
  • noun someone who enlists workers to join a union
    labor organizer; organiser.

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damper_block

  • noun damper consisting of a small felted block that drops onto a piano string to stop its vibration
    piano damper.

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record_player

  • noun machine in which rotating records cause a stylus to vibrate and the vibrations are amplified acoustically or electronically
    phonograph.

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power_shovel

  • noun a machine for excavating
    shovel; digger; excavator.

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damage

  • noun the occurrence of a change for the worse
    harm; impairment.
  • noun loss of military equipment
    equipment casualty.

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anstie

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hot

  • adjective used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
    • hot stove
    • hot water
    • a hot August day
    • a hot stuffy room
    • she's hot and tired
    • a hot forehead
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    raging.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent

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hop

  • noun the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)
  • noun twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer
    hops.

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cervical_cap

  • noun a contraceptive device consisting of a small thimble-shaped cup that is placed over the uterine cervix to prevent the entrance of spermatozoa

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electric_cell

  • noun a device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction
    cell.

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fever

  • noun a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection
    febricity; feverishness; febrility; pyrexia.
  • noun intense nervous anticipation
    • in a fever of resentment

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after

  • adjective satellite located farther aft
  • adverb happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
    afterwards; later; later on; subsequently; afterward.
    • he apologized subsequently
    • he's going to the store but he'll be back here later
    • it didn't happen until afterward
    • two hours after that

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lab

  • noun a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
    science laboratory; science lab; research laboratory; research lab; laboratory.

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birth_control_pill

  • noun a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
    contraceptive pill; oral contraceptive pill; oral contraceptive; anovulatory drug; anovulant; pill.

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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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arch

  • noun a curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening
  • noun a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet)

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steel_trap

  • noun an acute intelligence (an analogy based on the well-known sharpness of steel traps)
    • he's as sharp as a steel trap
    • a mind like a steel trap
  • noun a trap made of steel with a strong spring and sharp toothlike projections to hold the prey

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surveyor

  • noun an engineer who determines the boundaries and elevations of land or structures
  • noun someone who conducts a statistical survey

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ultraviolet

  • noun radiation lying in the ultraviolet range; wave lengths shorter than light but longer than X rays
    ultraviolet radiation; ultraviolet illumination; UV; ultraviolet light.
  • adjective satellite having or employing wavelengths shorter than light but longer than X-rays; lying outside the visible spectrum at its violet end
    • ultraviolet radiation
    • an ultraviolet lamp

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preventive

  • noun remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease
    preventative; prophylactic.
    • the doctor recommended several preventatives
  • noun any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
    incumbrance; preventative; encumbrance; interference; hitch; hindrance; hinderance.

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vapor

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

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wing

  • noun a movable organ for flying (one of a pair)
  • noun one of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane

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wind

  • noun air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    air current; current of air.
    • trees bent under the fierce winds
    • when there is no wind, row
    • the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere
  • noun a tendency or force that influences events
    • the winds of change

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space_heater

  • noun heater consisting of a self-contained (usually portable) unit to warm a room

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consent

  • noun permission to do something
    • he indicated his consent
  • verb give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to
    go for; accept.
    • I cannot accept your invitation
    • I go for this resolution

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keyboard

  • noun device consisting of a set of keys on a piano or organ or typewriter or typesetting machine or computer or the like
  • noun holder consisting of an arrangement of hooks on which keys or locks can be hung

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seal_bomb

  • noun a small explosive device (resembling a firecracker) that is used underwater in order to frighten mammals away from fishing grounds

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air_cleaner

  • noun a filter that removes dust from the air that passes through it
    air filter.

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ignition_system

  • noun the mechanism that ignites the fuel in an internal-combustion engine
    ignition.

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priming

  • noun the act of making something ready
  • noun any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
    fusee; fuze; fuse; fuzee; primer.

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textile

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

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personal

  • noun a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
  • adjective concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
    • a personal favor
    • for your personal use
    • personal papers
    • I have something personal to tell you
    • a personal God
    • he has his personal bank account and she has hers

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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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coffee

  • noun a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans
    java.
    • he ordered a cup of coffee
  • noun any of several small trees and shrubs native to the tropical Old World yielding coffee beans
    coffee tree.

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workhorse

  • noun machine that performs dependably under heavy use
    • the IBM main frame computers have been the workhorse of the business world
  • noun a horse used for plowing and hauling and other heavy labor

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similar

  • adjective marked by correspondence or resemblance
    • similar food at similar prices
    • problems similar to mine
    • they wore similar coats
  • adjective having the same or similar characteristics
    alike; like.
    • all politicians are alike
    • they looked utterly alike
    • friends are generally alike in background and taste

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safe

  • noun strongbox where valuables can be safely kept
  • noun a ventilated or refrigerated cupboard for securing provisions from pests

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band

  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    circle; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot
  • noun instrumentalists not including string players

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listerine

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deicer

  • noun heater that removes ice or frost (as from a windshield or a refrigerator or the wings of an airplane)
    defroster.

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acetic_acid

  • noun a colorless pungent liquid widely used in manufacturing plastics and pharmaceuticals
    ethanoic acid.

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exhale

  • verb expel air
    expire; breathe out.
    • Exhale when you lift the weight
  • verb give out (breath or an odor)
    give forth; emanate.
    • The chimney exhales a thick smoke

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evidentiary

  • adjective pertaining to or constituting evidence
    • evidentiary technique
    • an evidentiary fact
  • adjective satellite serving as or based on evidence
    evidential.
    • evidential signs of a forced entry
    • its evidentiary value

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silver_nitrate

  • noun a nitrate used in making photographic emulsions; also used in medicine as a cautery and as a topical antibacterial agent

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oxygen

  • noun a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
    O; atomic number 8.

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percussive_instrument

  • noun a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another
    percussion instrument.

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chuck

  • noun informal terms for a meal
    eats; grub; chow.
  • noun the part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and including the shoulder blade

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filling

  • noun any material that fills a space or container
    fill.
    • there was not enough fill for the trench
  • noun flow into something (as a container)

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intrauterine_device

  • noun contraceptive device consisting of a piece of bent plastic or metal that is inserted through the vagina into the uterus
    IUD.

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exhaust_fan

  • noun a fan that moves air out of an enclosure

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acoustic

  • noun a remedy for hearing loss or deafness
  • adjective of or relating to the science of acoustics
    acoustical.
    • acoustic properties of a hall

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arrester

  • noun a restraint that slows airplanes as they land on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier
    arrester hook.

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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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wheel

  • noun a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
  • noun a handwheel that is used for steering
    steering wheel.

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hanger

  • noun a worker who hangs something
  • noun anything from which something can be hung

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laboratory

  • noun a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
    science laboratory; science lab; research laboratory; research lab; lab.
  • noun a region resembling a laboratory inasmuch as it offers opportunities for observation and practice and experimentation
    testing ground.
    • the new nation is a testing ground for socioeconomic theories
    • Pakistan is a laboratory for studying the use of American troops to combat terrorism

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collector

  • noun a person who collects things
    aggregator.
  • noun a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)
    gatherer; accumulator.

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ring

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

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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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golem

  • noun (Jewish folklore) an artificially created human being that is given life by supernatural means
  • noun a mechanism that can move automatically
    automaton; robot.

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network

  • noun an interconnected system of things or people
    web.
    • he owned a network of shops
    • retirement meant dropping out of a whole network of people who had been part of my life
    • tangled in a web of cloth
  • noun (broadcasting) a communication system consisting of a group of broadcasting stations that all transmit the same programs
    • the networks compete to broadcast important sports events

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driving

  • noun hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver
    drive.
    • he sliced his drive out of bounds
  • noun the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal

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string

  • noun a lightweight cord
    twine.
  • noun stringed instruments that are played with a bow
    bowed stringed instrument.
    • the strings played superlatively well

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shop_mechanic

  • noun a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
    machinist; mechanic.

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content

  • noun everything that is included in a collection and that is held or included in something
    • he emptied the contents of his pockets
    • the two groups were similar in content
  • noun what a communication that is about something is about
    message; substance; subject matter.

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signaling_device

  • noun a device used to send signals

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semiconductor_unit

  • noun a conductor made with semiconducting material
    semiconductor; semiconductor device.

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resistor

  • noun an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current
    resistance.

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breathing_device

  • noun a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure
    ventilator; breathing machine; breathing apparatus.

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breathalyze

  • verb test someone's alcohol level in his blood by means of a breathalyzer
    breathalyse.

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u.s.

  • noun the executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States
    United States government; United States; US Government; U.S. government.
  • noun North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
    USA; the States; U.S.A.; United States; US; United States of America; America.

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standard

  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; criterion; touchstone.
    • the schools comply with federal standards
    • they set the measure for all subsequent work
  • noun the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
    criterion.
    • they live by the standards of their community

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anti-sway_bar

  • noun a rigid metal bar between the front suspensions and between the rear suspensions of cars and trucks; serves to stabilize the chassis
    stabilizer bar.

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fastening

  • noun restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
    fixing; fastener; holdfast.
  • noun the act of fastening things together
    attachment.

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horizontal_stabilizer

  • noun the horizontal airfoil of an aircraft's tail assembly that is fixed and to which the elevator is hinged
    horizontal stabiliser; tailplane.

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denture

  • noun a dental appliance that artificially replaces missing teeth
    dental plate; plate.

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diabetic

  • noun someone who has diabetes
  • adjective of or relating to or causing diabetes

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filter

  • noun device that removes something from whatever passes through it
  • noun an electrical device that alters the frequency spectrum of signals passing through it

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rotor_blade

  • noun the long airfoil that rotates to provide the lift that supports a helicopter in the air
    rotary wing.

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spindle

  • noun (biology) tiny fibers that are seen in cell division; the fibers radiate from two poles and meet at the equator in the middle
    • chromosomes are distributed by spindles in mitosis and meiosis
  • noun a piece of wood that has been turned on a lathe; used as a baluster, chair leg, etc.

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fuse

  • noun an electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded
    electrical fuse; safety fuse.
  • noun any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
    fusee; fuze; fuzee; primer; priming.

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piano_damper

  • noun damper consisting of a small felted block that drops onto a piano string to stop its vibration
    damper block.

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exercise_device

  • noun a device designed to provide exercise for the user

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magnetic_disc

  • noun (computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored
    disk; magnetic disk; disc.

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thermionic_vacuum_tube

  • noun electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope
    vacuum tube; tube; electron tube; thermionic valve; thermionic tube.

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cleaning

  • noun the act of making something clean
    cleanup; cleansing.
    • he gave his shoes a good cleaning
  • verb make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from
    make clean; clean.
    • Clean the stove!
    • The dentist cleaned my teeth

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hearing

  • noun (law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence
  • noun an opportunity to state your case and be heard
    audience.
    • they condemned him without a hearing
    • he saw that he had lost his audience

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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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breathalyzer

  • noun a device that measures chemicals (especially the alcohol content) in a person's expired breath
    breathalyser.

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comforter

  • noun commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
    sympathizer; sympathiser.
  • noun a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies
    allayer; reliever.
    • a reliever of anxiety
    • an allayer of fears

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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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toy

  • noun an artifact designed to be played with
    plaything.
  • noun a nonfunctional replica of something else (frequently used as a modifier)
    • a toy stove

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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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master

  • noun an artist of consummate skill
    maestro.
    • a master of the violin
    • one of the old masters
  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    lord; overlord.

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resuscitator

  • noun a breathing apparatus used for resuscitation by forcing oxygen into the lungs of a person who has undergone asphyxia or arrest of respiration

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tom

  • noun male cat
    tomcat.
  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive and derogatory name for a Black man who is abjectly servile and deferential to Whites
    Uncle Tom.

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rectifier

  • noun electrical device that transforms alternating into direct current
  • noun a person who corrects or sets right
    • a rectifier of prejudices

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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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prosthetic

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

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steering_system

  • noun a mechanism by which something is steered (especially a motor vehicle)
    steering mechanism.

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requisite

  • noun anything indispensable
    necessary; requirement; essential; necessity.
    • food and shelter are necessities of life
    • the essentials of the good life
    • allow farmers to buy their requirements under favorable conditions
    • a place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained
  • adjective satellite necessary for relief or supply
    needed; needful; required.
    • provided them with all things needful

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sea_anchor

  • noun restraint consisting of a canvas covered frame that floats behind a vessel; prevents drifting or maintains the heading into a wind
    drogue.

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spoiler

  • noun a candidate with no chance of winning but who may draw enough votes to prevent one of the leading candidates from winning
  • noun someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
    looter; despoiler; plunderer; pillager; freebooter; raider.

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safety_lock

  • noun guard consisting of a locking device that prevents a weapon from being fired
    safety catch.
  • noun a bolt that cannot be moved from outside the door or gate
    safety bolt.

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oil_heater

  • noun heater that burns oil (as kerosine) for heating or cooking
    kerosene heater; kerosine heater; oilstove.

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paviour

  • noun a machine for laying pavement
    pavior; paving machine.

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iron

  • 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.
  • noun a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head

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bridge

  • noun a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
    span.
  • noun a circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected
    bridge circuit.

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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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runner

  • noun someone who imports or exports without paying duties
    contrabandist; smuggler; moon curser; moon-curser.
  • noun someone who travels on foot by running

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mine

  • noun excavation in the earth from which ores and minerals are extracted
  • noun explosive device that explodes on contact; designed to destroy vehicles or ships or to kill or maim personnel

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untrained

  • adjective not disciplined or conditioned or made adept by training
    • an untrained voice
    • untrained troops
    • young minds untrained in the habit of concentration

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electric_eye

  • noun a transducer used to detect and measure light and other radiations
    photocell; photoelectric cell; photoconductive cell; magic eye.

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magnetic_tape

  • noun memory device consisting of a long thin plastic strip coated with iron oxide; used to record audio or video signals or to store computer information
    mag tape; tape.
    • he took along a dozen tapes to record the interview

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cd_drive

  • noun a drive that reads a compact disc and that is connected to an audio system

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tidemark

  • noun indicator consisting of a line at the highwater or low-water limits of the tides

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mint

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • noun any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers

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absorber

  • noun (physics) material in a nuclear reactor that absorbs radiation

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arterial_blood

  • noun blood found in arteries
    • except for the pulmonary artery the arterial blood is rich in oxygen

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concrete

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

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snow

  • noun precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals
    snowfall.
  • noun a layer of snowflakes (white crystals of frozen water) covering the ground

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digital_scanner

  • noun an electronic device that generates a digital representation of an image for data input to a computer
    image scanner; scanner.

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cooling_system

  • noun equipment in a motor vehicle that cools the engine
    engine cooling system.
  • noun a mechanism for keeping something cool
    cooling.
    • the cooling was overhead fans

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shelf

  • noun a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
  • noun a projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water
    ledge.

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alcolyser

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drop_forge

  • noun device for making large forgings
    drop hammer; drop press.

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stirrup

  • noun support consisting of metal loops into which rider's feet go
    stirrup iron.
  • noun the stirrup-shaped ossicle that transmits sound from the incus to the cochlea
    stapes.

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stirrup_iron

  • noun support consisting of metal loops into which rider's feet go
    stirrup.

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oral_contraceptive_pill

  • noun a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
    birth control pill; contraceptive pill; oral contraceptive; anovulatory drug; anovulant; pill.

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phonograph

  • noun machine in which rotating records cause a stylus to vibrate and the vibrations are amplified acoustically or electronically
    record player.

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victoria

(Bot.) A genus of aquatic plants named in honor of Queen Victoria. The Victoria regia is a native of Guiana and Brazil. Its large, spreading leaves are often over five feet in diameter, and have a rim from three to five inches high; its immense rose-white flowers sometimes attain a diameter of nearly two feet.

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mouth

  • noun the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
    oral fissure; oral cavity; rima oris.
    • he stuffed his mouth with candy
  • noun the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening
    • she wiped lipstick from her mouth

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phase

  • noun any distinct time period in a sequence of events
    stage.
    • we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected
  • noun (physical chemistry) a distinct state of matter in a system; matter that is identical in chemical composition and physical state and separated from other material by the phase boundary
    form.
    • the reaction occurs in the liquid phase of the system

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coil

  • noun a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
    volute; spiral; helix; whorl.
    • a coil of rope
  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; ringlet; scroll; whorl; curl; curlicue; roll.

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coin

  • noun a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
  • verb make up
    • coin phrases or words

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display_adaptor

  • noun (computer science) an electronic device that converts information in memory to video output to a display
    display adapter.

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dummy

  • noun a person who does not talk
    silent person.
  • noun an ignorant or foolish person
    booby; dope; pinhead; boob; dumbbell.

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episode

  • noun a happening that is distinctive in a series of related events
  • noun a brief section of a literary or dramatic work that forms part of a connected series

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observation

  • noun the act of making and recording a measurement
  • noun the act of observing; taking a patient look
    observance; watching.

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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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medical

  • noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    checkup; medical checkup; health check; medical examination; medical exam.
  • adjective relating to the study or practice of medicine
    • the medical profession
    • a medical student
    • medical school

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partition

  • noun a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)
    divider.
  • noun (computer science) the part of a hard disk that is dedicated to a particular operating system or application and accessed as a single unit

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metal

  • noun any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
    metallic element.
  • noun a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
    alloy.
    • brass is an alloy of zinc and copper

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rotary

  • noun a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island
    traffic circle; circle; roundabout.
    • the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary
  • noun electrical converter consisting of a synchronous machine that converts alternating to direct current or vice versa
    rotary converter; synchronous converter.

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fuel-air_explosive

  • noun a device consisting of a container of fuel and two explosive charges; the first charge bursts open the fuel container at a predetermined height and spreads the fuel in a cloud that mixes with atmospheric oxygen; the second charge detonates the cloud which creates an enormous blast wave and incinerates whatever is below
    FAE.

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bracket

  • noun a category falling within certain defined limits
  • noun either of two punctuation marks (`<' or `>') used in computer programming and sometimes used to enclose textual material
    angle bracket.

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do

  • noun an uproarious party
    bash; brawl.
  • noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    doh; ut.

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bomb

  • noun an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
  • noun strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion
    bomb calorimeter.

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reactor

  • noun an electrical device used to introduce reactance into a circuit
  • noun (physics) any of several kinds of apparatus that maintain and control a nuclear reaction for the production of energy or artificial elements
    nuclear reactor.

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plectrum

  • noun a small thin device (of metal or plastic or ivory) used to pluck a stringed instrument
    plectron; pick.

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jurisdiction

  • noun (law) the right and power to interpret and apply the law
    legal power.
    • courts having jurisdiction in this district
  • noun in law; the territory within which power can be exercised

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infrared

  • noun the infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum; electromagnetic wave frequencies below the visible range
    infrared frequency.
    • they could sense radiation in the infrared
  • noun electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths longer than visible light but shorter than radio waves
    infrared light; infrared radiation; infrared emission.

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chartered

  • adjective hired for the exclusive temporary use of a group of travelers
    leased; hired.
    • a chartered plane
    • the chartered buses arrived on time
  • verb hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services
    hire; rent; charter; lease.

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gauge

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
    gage.
  • noun accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared
    standard of measurement.

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lethal

  • adjective satellite of an instrument of certain death
    deadly.
    • deadly poisons
    • lethal weapon
    • a lethal injection

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earth

  • noun the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
    globe; world.
    • the Earth moves around the sun
    • he sailed around the world
  • noun the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
    ground.
    • they dug into the earth outside the church

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lense

  • noun a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images
    lens; lens system.

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rotating_mechanism

  • noun a mechanism that rotates

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test_paper

  • noun a written examination
    exam paper; examination paper; question sheet.
  • noun paper impregnated with an indicator for use in chemical tests

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excavator

  • noun a workman who excavates for foundations of buildings or for quarrying
  • noun a machine for excavating
    shovel; power shovel; digger.

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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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screening

  • noun the display of a motion picture
    viewing; showing.
  • noun fabric of metal or plastic mesh

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instrumentalist

  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    player; musician.

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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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push-down_storage

  • noun a storage device that handles data so that the next item to be retrieved is the item most recently stored (LIFO)
    push-down store; stack.

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dr.

  • noun a person who holds Ph.D. degree (or the equivalent) from an academic institution
    doctor.
    • she is a doctor of philosophy in physics
  • noun a licensed medical practitioner
    MD; medico; physician; doc; doctor.
    • I felt so bad I went to see my doctor

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stop

  • noun the event of something ending
    halt.
    • it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill
  • noun the act of stopping something
    stoppage.
    • the third baseman made some remarkable stops
    • his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood

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fluid

  • noun a substance that is fluid at room temperature and pressure
  • noun continuous amorphous matter that tends to flow and to conform to the outline of its container: a liquid or a gas

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pocket

  • noun a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
  • noun an enclosed space
    sac; pouch; sack.
    • the trapped miners found a pocket of air

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pillow_block

  • noun a cast-iron or steel block for supporting a journal or bearing

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photoelectric

  • adjective of or pertaining to photoelectricity
    photoelectrical.
    • the photoelectric effect

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cushion

  • noun a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses
    shock; shock absorber.
    • the old car needed a new set of shocks
  • noun the layer of air that supports a hovercraft or similar vehicle

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bar

  • noun a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
    taproom; barroom; saloon; ginmill.
    • he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar
  • noun a counter where you can obtain food or drink
    • he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar

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method

  • noun a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)
  • noun an acting technique introduced by Stanislavsky in which the actor recalls emotions or reactions from his or her own life and uses them to identify with the character being portrayed
    method acting.

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bag

  • noun a flexible container with a single opening
    • he stuffed his laundry into a large bag
  • noun the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)
    • his bag included two deer

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bench_vise

  • noun a holding device attached to a workbench; has two jaws to hold workpiece firmly in place
    vise.

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bac

A broad, flatbottomed ferryboat, usually worked by a rope.

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release

  • noun merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)
    • a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra
  • noun the act of liberating someone or something
    liberation; freeing.

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crownwork

  • noun (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth
    jacket; jacket crown; crown; cap.
    • tomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown

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automatic

  • noun light machine gun
    automatic rifle; machine rifle.
  • noun a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released
    automatic pistol.

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steam

  • noun water at boiling temperature diffused in the atmosphere
  • verb travel by means of steam power
    steamer.
    • The ship steamed off into the Pacific

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system_clock

  • noun a time-of-day clock in a computer system
  • noun an electronic device in a computer that issues a steady high-frequency signal that synchronizes all the internal components

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erroneous

  • adjective satellite containing or characterized by error
    • erroneous conclusions

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keypad

  • noun a keyboard that is a data input device for computers; arrangement of keys is modelled after the typewriter keyboard
    computer keyboard.

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testing

  • noun the act of subjecting to experimental test in order to determine how well something works
    • they agreed to end the testing of atomic weapons
  • noun an examination of the characteristics of something
    • there are laboratories for commercial testing
    • it involved testing thousands of children for smallpox

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electrostatic

  • adjective concerned with or producing or caused by static electricity
    static.
    • an electrostatic generator produces high-voltage static electricity

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radius

  • noun the length of a line segment between the center and circumference of a circle or sphere
    r.
  • noun a straight line from the center to the perimeter of a circle (or from the center to the surface of a sphere)

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result

  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    effect; consequence; upshot; outcome; issue; event.
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    answer; solvent; resolution; solution.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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paraboloid_reflector

  • noun a concave reflector used to produce a parallel beam when the source is placed at its focus or to focus an incoming parallel beam
    parabolic reflector.

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fail

  • verb fail to do something; leave something undone
    neglect.
    • She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib
    • The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account
  • verb be unsuccessful
    miscarry; go wrong.
    • Where do today's public schools fail?
    • The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably

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lacquer

  • noun a black resinous substance obtained from certain trees and used as a natural varnish
  • noun a hard glossy coating

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hammer

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

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subject

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; theme.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation
    content; depicted object.
    • a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject

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fingerboard

  • noun a guidepost resembling a hand with a pointing index finger
    fingerpost.
  • noun a bank of keys on a musical instrument
    clavier; piano keyboard.

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computer_mouse

  • noun a hand-operated electronic device that controls the coordinates of a cursor on your computer screen as you move it around on a pad; on the bottom of the device is a ball that rolls on the surface of the pad
    mouse.
    • a mouse takes much more room than a trackball

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artificial

  • adjective contrived by art rather than nature
    unreal.
    • artificial flowers
    • artificial flavoring
    • an artificial diamond
    • artificial fibers
    • artificial sweeteners
  • adjective satellite artificially formal
    contrived; stilted; hokey.
    • that artificial humility that her husband hated
    • contrived coyness
    • a stilted letter of acknowledgment
    • when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation

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bracing

  • noun a structural member used to stiffen a framework
    brace.
  • verb prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult
    brace; poise.

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semiconductor

  • noun a substance as germanium or silicon whose electrical conductivity is intermediate between that of a metal and an insulator; its conductivity increases with temperature and in the presence of impurities
    semiconducting material.
  • noun a conductor made with semiconducting material
    semiconductor unit; semiconductor device.

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tolerance

  • noun the power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions
  • noun a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
    permissiveness.

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solenoid

  • noun a coil of wire around an iron core; becomes a magnet when current passes through the coil

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logic_element

  • noun an electronic device that performs an elementary logic operation

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oxidation

  • noun the process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons; always occurs accompanied by reduction
    oxidization; oxidisation.

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precipitator

  • noun removes dust particles from gases by electrostatic precipitation
    electrostatic precipitator; Cottrell precipitator.

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contamination

  • noun the state of being contaminated
    taint.
  • noun a substance that contaminates
    contaminant.

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linkage

  • noun an associative relation
  • noun (genetics) traits that tend to be inherited together as a consequence of an association between their genes; all of the genes of a given chromosome are linked (where one goes they all go)
    gene linkage.

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adapter

  • noun a musician who adapts a composition for particular voices or instruments or for another style of performance
    arranger; transcriber.
  • noun device that enables something to be used in a way different from that for which it was intended or makes different pieces of apparatus compatible
    adaptor.

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heating

  • noun the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature
    warming.
  • noun utility to warm a building
    heating system; heat; heating plant.
    • the heating system wasn't working
    • they have radiant heating

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brac

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logic

  • noun the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
  • noun reasoned and reasonable judgment
    • it made a certain kind of logic

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retainer

  • noun a fee charged in advance to retain the services of someone
    consideration.
  • noun a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)
    servant.

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con

  • noun an argument opposed to a proposal
  • noun a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
    inmate; convict; yard bird; yardbird.

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gorsky

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spear

  • noun a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon
    lance; shaft.
  • noun an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
    gig; fizgig; fishgig; lance.

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winchester_drive

  • noun computer hardware that holds and spins a magnetic or optical disk and reads and writes information on it
    disc drive; disk drive; hard drive.

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agglomerate

  • noun volcanic rock consisting of large fragments fused together
  • noun a collection of objects laid on top of each other
    cumulus; pile; heap; mound; cumulation.

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bootjack

  • noun has V-shaped notch for pulling off boots

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i.e.d.

  • noun an explosive device that is improvised
    improvised explosive device; IED.

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ether

  • noun the fifth and highest element after air and earth and fire and water; was believed to be the substance composing all heavenly bodies
    quintessence.
  • noun any of a class of organic compounds that have two hydrocarbon groups linked by an oxygen atom

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wind_instrument

  • noun a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath
    wind.

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external_drive

  • noun a drive with its own power supply and fan mounted outside the computer system enclosure and connected to the computer by a cable

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tiny

  • adjective satellite very small
    bantam; petite; diminutive; midget; flyspeck; lilliputian.
    • diminutive in stature
    • a lilliputian chest of drawers
    • her petite figure
    • tiny feet
    • the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy

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blower

  • noun a device that produces a current of air
  • noun a fan run by an electric motor
    electric fan.

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trigger

  • noun lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun
    gun trigger.
  • noun a device that activates or releases or causes something to happen

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time_machine

  • noun a science fiction machine that is supposed to transport people or objects into the past or the future

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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electronic_instrument

  • noun a musical instrument that generates sounds electronically
    electronic musical instrument.

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chum

  • noun a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
    crony; sidekick; buddy; brother; pal.
  • noun bait consisting of chopped fish and fish oils that are dumped overboard to attract fish

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bladder

  • noun a distensible membranous sac (usually containing liquid or gas)
    vesica.
  • noun a bag that fills with air

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birth_control_device

  • noun an agent or device intended to prevent conception
    prophylactic device; contraceptive; preventive; contraceptive device; preventative.

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lift

  • noun the act of giving temporary assistance
  • noun the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
    aerodynamic lift.

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hoist

  • noun lifting device for raising heavy or cumbersome objects
  • verb raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help
    lift; wind.
    • hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car

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catch

  • noun a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
    gimmick.
    • it sounds good but what's the catch?
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    haul.
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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tank

  • noun an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads
    armoured combat vehicle; armored combat vehicle; army tank.
  • noun a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids
    storage tank.

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prosthetic_device

  • noun corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body
    prosthesis.

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launcher

  • noun armament in the form of a device capable of launching a rocket
    rocket launcher.
  • noun a device that launches aircraft from a warship
    catapult.

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air

  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air
  • noun the region above the ground
    • her hand stopped in mid air
    • he threw the ball into the air

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birdcall

  • noun the characteristic sound produced by a bird
    call; birdsong; song.
    • a bird will not learn its song unless it hears it at an early age
  • noun a device for imitating a birdcall

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applier

  • noun a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission
    applicant.
  • noun a device for applying a substance
    applicator.

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aid

  • noun a resource
    assistance; help.
    • visual aids in teaching
  • noun the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    assistance; assist; help.
    • he gave me an assist with the housework
    • could not walk without assistance
    • rescue party went to their aid
    • offered his help in unloading

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property

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

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anchor

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

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conducting_wire

  • noun a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance
    wire.

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stretching

  • noun act of expanding by lengthening or widening
  • noun exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent
    stretch.

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n2o

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backrest

  • noun a support that you can lean against while sitting
    back.
    • the back of the dental chair was adjustable

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diaphragm

  • noun a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens
    stop.
    • the new cameras adjust the diaphragm automatically
  • noun (anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration
    midriff.

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undercarriage

  • noun framework that serves as a support for the body of a vehicle

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player

  • noun a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
    participant.
  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    musician; instrumentalist.

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cant

  • noun stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition
    buzzword.
  • noun a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force
    camber; bank.

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brake

  • noun a restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle
  • noun any of various ferns of the genus Pteris having pinnately compound leaves and including several popular houseplants

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photocell

  • noun a transducer used to detect and measure light and other radiations
    photoelectric cell; electric eye; photoconductive cell; magic eye.

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mouse

  • noun any of numerous small rodents typically resembling diminutive rats having pointed snouts and small ears on elongated bodies with slender usually hairless tails
  • noun a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye
    black eye; shiner.

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coal_tongs

  • noun tongs for taking hold of burning coals
    fire tongs.

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optical_instrument

  • noun an instrument designed to aid vision

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spectrophotometer

  • noun a photometer for comparing two light radiations wavelength by wavelength

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lightning_rod

  • noun someone who is a frequent target of negative reactions and serves to distract attention from another
  • noun a metallic conductor that is attached to a high point and leads to the ground; protects the building from destruction by lightning
    lightning conductor.

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instrument_of_punishment

  • noun an instrument designed and used to punish a condemned person

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bird_feeder

  • noun an outdoor device that supplies food for wild birds
    birdfeeder; feeder.

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hand

  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; paw; manus.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt
  • noun a hired laborer on a farm or ranch
    hired hand; hired man.
    • the hired hand fixed the railing
    • a ranch hand

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demister

  • noun heater that removes mist from the windshield of a car

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regurgitation

  • noun backflow of blood through a defective heart valve
  • noun recall after rote memorization
    • he complained that school was just memorization and regurgitation

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workings

  • noun the internal mechanism of a device
    works.
  • noun a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked
    working.

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power_takeoff

  • noun a device that transfers power from an engine (as in a tractor or other motor vehicle) to another piece of equipment (as to a pump or jackhammer)
    PTO.

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polariscope

  • noun an optical device used to measure the rotation of the plane of vibration of polarized light
    polarimeter.

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aqua-lung

  • noun a device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water; scuba is an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus
    aqualung; scuba.

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pick-me-up

  • noun anything with restorative powers
    pickup.
    • she needed the pickup that coffee always gave her
  • noun a tonic or restorative (especially a drink of liquor)
    bracer.

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indicative

  • noun a mood (grammatically unmarked) that represents the act or state as an objective fact
    common mood; declarative mood; declarative; indicative mood; fact mood.
  • adjective relating to the mood of verbs that is used simple in declarative statements
    declarative.
    • indicative mood

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musical

  • noun a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing
    musical comedy; musical theater.
  • adjective characterized by or capable of producing music
    • a musical evening
    • musical instruments

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photo

  • noun a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
    photograph; pic; picture; exposure.

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human

  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    human being; homo; man.
  • adjective characteristic of humanity
    • human nature

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transformer

  • noun an electrical device by which alternating current of one voltage is changed to another voltage

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nudge

  • noun a slight push or shake
    jog.
  • verb to push against gently
    prod; poke at.
    • She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant

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catalytic

  • adjective relating to or causing or involving catalysis
    • catalytic reactions

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vibration

  • noun the act of vibrating
    quivering; quiver.
  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; quivering; palpitation; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

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ease

  • noun freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort
    simplicity; simpleness; easiness.
    • he rose through the ranks with apparent ease
    • they put it into containers for ease of transportation
    • the very easiness of the deed held her back
  • noun a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state
    comfort.
    • a life of luxury and ease
    • he had all the material comforts of this world

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board

  • noun a committee having supervisory powers
    • the board has seven members
  • noun a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
    plank.

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technological

  • adjective satellite based in scientific and industrial progress
    • a technological civilization
  • adjective of or relating to a practical subject that is organized according to scientific principles
    technical.
    • technical college
    • technological development

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defroster

  • noun heater that removes ice or frost (as from a windshield or a refrigerator or the wings of an airplane)
    deicer.

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fume

  • noun a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
    smoke.
  • verb be mad, angry, or furious

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orthodontic

  • adjective of or relating to or involving or practicing orthodontics
    • orthodontic braces

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birth

  • noun the time when something begins (especially life)
    • they divorced after the birth of the child
    • his election signaled the birth of a new age
  • noun the event of being born
    nativity; nascency; nascence.
    • they celebrated the birth of their first child

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cooler

  • noun a refrigerator for cooling liquids
    ice chest.
  • noun an iced drink especially white wine and fruit juice

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manual

  • noun a small handbook
  • noun (military) a prescribed drill in handling a rifle
    manual of arms.

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solar_battery

  • noun electrical device consisting of a large array of connected solar cells
    solar array; solar panel.

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specific

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    particular.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease
    • quinine is a specific for malaria

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officer

  • noun any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command
    military officer.
    • an officer is responsible for the lives of his men
  • noun someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
    officeholder.
    • he is an officer of the court
    • the club elected its officers for the coming year

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homing

  • adjective satellite orienting or directing homeward or to a destination
    • the homing instinct
    • a homing beacon
  • verb provide with, or send to, a home
    home.

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security

  • noun the state of being free from danger or injury
    • we support the armed services in the name of national security
  • noun defense against financial failure; financial independence
    protection.
    • his pension gave him security in his old age
    • insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness

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attorney

  • noun a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
    lawyer.

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guitar_pick

  • noun a plectrum used to pluck a guitar

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crown

  • noun the part of a tooth above the gum that is covered with enamel
  • noun the Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy
    • the colonies revolted against the Crown

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prick

  • noun insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
    mother fucker; bastard; SOB; motherfucker; whoreson; dickhead; son of a bitch; asshole; cocksucker; shit.
  • noun a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    scratch; slit; incision; dent.

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indirect

  • adjective satellite having intervening factors or persons or influences
    • reflection from the ceiling provided a soft indirect light
    • indirect evidence
    • an indirect cause
  • adjective not direct in spatial dimension; not leading by a straight line or course to a destination
    • sometimes taking an indirect path saves time
    • you must take an indirect course in sailing

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pto

  • noun a device that transfers power from an engine (as in a tractor or other motor vehicle) to another piece of equipment (as to a pump or jackhammer)
    power takeoff.

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deflector

  • noun a device intended to turn aside the flow of something (water or air or smoke etc)

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hot_pad

  • noun a pad for use under a hot dish to protect a table
    table mat.
  • noun heater consisting of electrical heating elements contained in a flexible pad
    heating pad.

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ice

  • noun water frozen in the solid state
    water ice.
    • Americans like ice in their drinks
  • noun the frozen part of a body of water

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treadmill

  • noun an exercise device consisting of an endless belt on which a person can walk or jog without changing place
  • noun a mill that is powered by men or animals walking on a circular belt or climbing steps
    tread-wheel; treadwheel.

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nitrate

  • noun any compound containing the nitrate group (such as a salt or ester of nitric acid)
  • verb treat with nitric acid, so as to change an organic compound into a nitrate
    • nitroglycerin is obtained by nitrating glycerol

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human_body

  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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flaps

  • noun a movable airfoil that is part of an aircraft wing; used to increase lift or drag
    flap.
  • noun any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely
    flap.
    • he wrote on the flap of the envelope

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cord

  • noun a line made of twisted fibers or threads
    • the bundle was tied with a cord
  • noun a unit of amount of wood cut for burning; 128 cubic feet

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peel

  • noun the rind of a fruit or vegetable
    skin.
  • noun British politician (1788-1850)
    Sir Robert Peel; Robert Peel.

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dental

  • noun a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge
    alveolar; dental consonant; alveolar consonant.
  • adjective of or relating to the teeth
    • dental floss

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yoke

  • noun fabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment
  • noun an oppressive power
    • under the yoke of a tyrant
    • they threw off the yoke of domination

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plug

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

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face_pack

  • noun a cream that cleanses and tones the skin
    pack.

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ear_trumpet

  • noun a conical acoustic device formerly used to direct sound to the ear of a hearing-impaired person
    hearing aid.

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anovulant

  • noun a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
    birth control pill; contraceptive pill; oral contraceptive pill; oral contraceptive; anovulatory drug; pill.

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snare

  • noun something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares
    trap.
    • the exam was full of trap questions
    • it was all a snare and delusion
  • noun a small drum with two heads and a snare stretched across the lower head
    snare drum; side drum.

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presence

  • noun the state of being present; current existence
    • he tested for the presence of radon
  • noun the immediate proximity of someone or something
    front.
    • she blushed in his presence
    • he sensed the presence of danger
    • he was well behaved in front of company

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civil

  • adjective satellite applying to ordinary citizens as contrasted with the military
    • civil authorities
  • adjective not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others
    polite.
    • even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"- W.S. Maugham

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energiser

  • noun someone who imparts energy and vitality and spirit to other people
    vitaliser; animator; energizer; vitalizer.
  • noun a device that supplies electrical energy
    energizer.

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bath

  • noun a vessel containing liquid in which something is immersed (as to process it or to maintain it at a constant temperature or to lubricate it)
    • she soaked the etching in an acid bath
  • noun you soak and wash your body in a bathtub
    • he has a good bath every morning

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down

  • noun soft fine feathers
    down feather.
  • noun (American football) a complete play to advance the football
    • you have four downs to gain ten yards

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paving_machine

  • noun a machine for laying pavement
    paviour; pavior.

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bookend

  • noun a support placed at the end of a row of books to keep them upright (on a shelf or table)

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support

  • noun the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities
    • his support kept the family together
    • they gave him emotional support during difficult times
  • noun aiding the cause or policy or interests of
    • the president no longer has the support of his own party
    • they developed a scheme of mutual support

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initial

  • noun the first letter of a word (especially a person's name)
    • he refused to put the initials FRS after his name
  • verb mark with one's initials

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approximate

  • verb be close or similar
    come close.
    • Her results approximate my own
  • verb judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
    judge; estimate; guess; gauge.
    • I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds

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gin

  • noun strong liquor flavored with juniper berries
  • noun a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose
    snare; noose.

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drop_press

  • noun device for making large forgings
    drop forge; drop hammer.

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deaf

  • noun people who have severe hearing impairments
    • many of the deaf use sign language
  • verb make or render deaf
    deafen.
    • a deafening noise

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remover

  • noun a solvent that removes a substance (usually from a surface)
    • paint remover
    • rust remover
    • hair remover
  • noun someone who works for a company that moves furniture

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fire_alarm

  • noun a shout or bell to warn that fire has broken out
  • noun an alarm that is tripped off by fire or smoke
    smoke alarm.

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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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electric_cord

  • noun a light insulated conductor for household use
    cord.

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decoder

  • noun the kind of intellectual who converts messages from a code to plain text
    decipherer.
  • noun a machine that converts a coded text into ordinary language

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sustained

  • adjective satellite maintained at length without interruption or weakening
    • sustained flight
  • verb lengthen or extend in duration or space
    prolong; keep up; sustain.
    • We sustained the diplomatic negotiations as long as possible
    • prolong the treatment of the patient
    • keep up the good work

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true

  • noun proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment
    • out of true
  • verb make level, square, balanced, or concentric
    true up.
    • true up the cylinder of an engine

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bearing_wall

  • noun any wall supporting a floor or the roof of a building

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reset

  • noun device for resetting instruments or controls
  • verb set anew
    • They re-set the date on the clock

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emil

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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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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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crystal

  • noun a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure
  • noun a crystalline element used as a component in various electronic devices

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item

  • noun a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list
    point.
    • he noticed an item in the New York Times
    • she had several items on her shopping list
    • the main point on the agenda was taken up first
  • noun a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
    detail; particular.
    • it was perfect in all details

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evidence

  • noun your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief
    grounds.
    • the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling
  • noun an indication that makes something evident
    • his trembling was evidence of his fear

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tooth

  • noun hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
  • noun something resembling the tooth of an animal

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moistener

  • noun a device that dampens or moistens something
    dampener.
    • he used a dampener to moisten the shirts before he ironed them

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variance

  • noun an event that departs from expectations
    variant; discrepancy.
  • noun discord that splits a group
    division.

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tester

  • noun someone who administers a test to determine your qualifications
    quizzer; examiner.
  • noun a flat canopy (especially one over a four-poster bed)

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fine-toothed_comb

  • noun a comb with teeth set close together
    fine-tooth comb.
  • noun a method of examining in minute detail
    fine-tooth comb.
    • he went over the contract with a fine-tooth comb looking for loopholes

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car_horn

  • noun a device on an automobile for making a warning noise
    automobile horn; horn; hooter; motor horn.

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setting

  • noun the context and environment in which something is set
    scene.
    • the perfect setting for a ghost story
  • noun the state of the environment in which a situation exists
    scope; background.
    • you can't do that in a university setting

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holding

  • noun the act of retaining something
    keeping; retention.
  • noun something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;
    belongings; property.
    • that hat is my property
    • he is a man of property

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digital

  • adjective displaying numbers rather than scale positions
    • digital clock
    • digital readout
  • adjective relating to or performed with the fingers
    • digital examination

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test

  • noun trying something to find out about it
    trial; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain
  • noun any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
    mental testing; mental test; psychometric test.
    • the test was standardized on a large sample of students

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kerosene

  • noun a flammable hydrocarbon oil used as fuel in lamps and heaters
    coal oil; kerosine; lamp oil.

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convector

  • noun a space heater that transfers heat to the surrounding air by convection

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football

  • noun any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
    football game.
  • noun the inflated oblong ball used in playing American football

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deaf-aid

  • noun an electronic device that amplifies sound and is worn to compensate for poor hearing
    hearing aid.

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breathing_apparatus

  • noun a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure
    ventilator; breathing machine; breathing device.

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jones

  • noun United States labor leader (born in Ireland) who helped to found the Industrial Workers of the World (1830-1930)
    Mary Harris Jones; Mother Jones.
  • noun United States railroad engineer who died trying to stop his train from crashing into another train; a friend wrote a famous ballad describing the incident (1864-1900)
    John Luther Jones; Casey Jones.

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interval

  • noun a definite length of time marked off by two instants
    time interval.
  • noun a set containing all points (or all real numbers) between two given endpoints

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electric_circuit

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

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jacket

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

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