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fawn

  • noun a color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color
    greyish brown; dun; grayish brown.
    • she wore dun
  • noun a young deer

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corrugated_fastener

  • noun a small strip of corrugated steel with sharp points on one side; hammered across wood joints in rough carpentry
    wiggle nail.

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limited

  • noun public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
    express.
    • he caught the express to New York
  • verb place limits on (extent or access)
    throttle; bound; restrict; trammel; restrain; limit; confine.
    • restrict the use of this parking lot
    • limit the time you can spend with your friends

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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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tensile

  • adjective of or relating to tension
    • tensile stress
    • tensile pull
  • adjective satellite capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out
    ductile; pliable; malleable; pliant; tractile.
    • ductile copper
    • malleable metals such as gold
    • they soaked the leather to made it pliable
    • pliant molten glass
    • made of highly tensile steel alloy

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hanging

  • noun decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window
    wall hanging.
    • the cold castle walls were covered with hangings
  • noun a form of capital punishment; victim is suspended by the neck from a gallows or gibbet until dead
    • in those days the hanging of criminals was a public entertainment

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consist

  • verb originate (in)
    dwell; lie in; lie.
    • The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country
  • verb have its essential character; be comprised or contained in; be embodied in
    • The payment consists in food
    • What does love consist in?

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centimeter

  • noun a metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter
    cm; centimetre.

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cablegram

  • noun a telegram sent abroad
    overseas telegram; cable.

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trolley

  • noun a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity
    tram; tramcar; trolley car; streetcar.

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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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lodgement

  • noun bringing a charge or accusation against someone
    lodgment.
  • noun the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily
    lodgment; lodging.
    • the lodgment of the balloon in the tree

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undergird

  • verb lend moral support to
  • verb make secure underneath
    brace up.
    • undergird the ship

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digit

  • noun one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration
    figure.
    • 0 and 1 are digits
  • noun the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
    finger's breadth; fingerbreadth; finger.

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shielding

  • noun the act of shielding from harm
  • noun a shield of lead or concrete intended as a barrier to radiation emitted in nuclear decay

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railroad_engineer

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

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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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butter_up

  • verb flatter with the intention of getting something
    brown-nose.

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frozen

  • adjective turned into ice; affected by freezing or by long and severe cold
    • the frozen North
    • frozen pipes
    • children skating on a frozen brook
  • verb stop moving or become immobilized
    stop dead; freeze.
    • When he saw the police car he froze

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high_wire

  • noun a tightrope very high above the ground

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cringle

  • noun fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines
    eyelet; grommet; grummet; loop.

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clothes

  • noun clothing in general
    apparel; dress; wearing apparel.
    • she was refined in her choice of apparel
    • he always bought his clothes at the same store
    • fastidious about his dress
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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bicycle

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

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phoner

  • noun the person initiating a telephone call
    caller-up; caller; telephoner.
    • there were so many callers that he finally disconnected the telephone

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cable

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

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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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nail

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

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second

  • noun 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    sec; s.
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; minute.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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persuade

  • verb win approval or support for
    carry; sway.
    • Carry all before one
    • His speech did not sway the voters
  • verb cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm
    • You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!

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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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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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integrity

  • noun an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting
    unity; wholeness.
    • the integrity of the nervous system is required for normal development
    • he took measures to insure the territorial unity of Croatia
  • noun moral soundness
    • he expects to find in us the common honesty and integrity of men of business
    • they admired his scrupulous professional integrity

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nec

  • noun an acute inflammatory disease occurring in the intestines of premature infants; necrosis of intestinal tissue may follow
    necrotizing enterocolitis.

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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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insinuation

  • noun an indirect (and usually malicious) implication
    innuendo.
  • noun the act of gaining acceptance or affection for yourself by persuasive and subtle blandishments
    ingratiation.
    • she refused to use insinuation in order to gain favor

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heliax

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reporter

  • noun a person who investigates and reports or edits news stories
    newsperson; newsman.

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protection

  • noun the activity of protecting someone or something
    • the witnesses demanded police protection
  • noun a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
    protective covering; protective cover.
    • they had no protection from the fallout
    • wax provided protection for the floors

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cajolery

  • noun flattery intended to persuade
    palaver; blandishment.

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light-year

  • noun the distance that light travels in a vacuum in 1 year; 5.88 trillion miles or 9.46 trillion kilometers
    light year.

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military

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; armed services; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker
  • adjective of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare
    • military law

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suitable

  • adjective satellite meant or adapted for an occasion or use
    suited.
    • a tractor suitable (or fit) for heavy duty
    • not an appropriate (or fit) time for flippancy
  • adjective satellite worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse
    desirable; worthy.
    • the parents found the girl suitable for their son

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secure

  • verb get by special effort
    procure.
    • He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed
  • verb cause to be firmly attached
    fasten; fix.
    • fasten the lock onto the door
    • she fixed her gaze on the man

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tie-in

  • noun a fastener that serves to join or connect
    linkup; link; tie.
    • the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction

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plenum

  • noun a meeting of a legislative body at which all members are present
    • the plenum will vote on all tax increases
  • noun an enclosed space in which the air pressure is higher than outside

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strap

  • noun an elongated leather strip (or a strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position
  • noun hanger consisting of a loop of leather suspended from the ceiling of a bus or train; passengers hold onto it

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engine_driver

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

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plug-ugly

  • noun someone who bullies weaker people
    tough guy.

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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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cottar

  • noun a peasant farmer in the Scottish Highlands
    cotter.
  • noun fastener consisting of a wedge or pin inserted through a slot to hold two other pieces together
    cotter.

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call

  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; phone call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
  • noun a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
    • he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

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telegraph

  • noun apparatus used to communicate at a distance over a wire (usually in Morse code)
    telegraphy.
  • verb send cables, wires, or telegrams
    wire; cable.

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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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rumormonger

  • noun a person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others
    gossipmonger; rumourmonger; gossiper; newsmonger; gossip.

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junction_rectifier

  • noun a semiconductor that consists of a p-n junction
    semiconductor diode; diode; crystal rectifier.

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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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warp

  • noun a twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting
    deflection.
  • noun a shape distorted by twisting or folding
    buckle.

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phone

  • noun electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds
    telephone set; telephone.
    • I talked to him on the telephone
  • noun (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
    sound; speech sound.

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tying

  • noun the act of tying or binding things together
    ligature.
  • verb fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
    tie; bind.
    • They tied their victim to the chair

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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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hectometer

  • noun a metric unit of length equal to 100 meters
    hectometre; hm.

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drop_anchor

  • verb secure a vessel with an anchor
    cast anchor; anchor.
    • We anchored at Baltimore

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join

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

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royal_brace

  • noun a brace to secure the royal mast

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setup

  • noun equipment designed to serve a specific function
    apparatus.
  • noun the way something is organized or arranged
    • it takes time to learn the setup around here

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light_hour

  • noun the distance light travels in a vacuum in one hour; approximately one billion kilometers

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incubator

  • noun apparatus consisting of a box designed to maintain a constant temperature by the use of a thermostat; used for chicks or premature infants
    brooder.

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locker

  • noun a storage compartment for clothes and valuables; usually it has a lock
    storage locker; cabinet.
  • noun a fastener that locks or closes

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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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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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tethered

  • adjective satellite confined or restricted with or as if with a rope or chain
  • verb tie with a tether
    tether.
    • tether horses

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inscription

  • noun letters inscribed (especially words engraved or carved) on something
    lettering.
  • noun a short message (as in a book or musical work or on a photograph) dedicating it to someone or something
    dedication.

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zip_fastener

  • noun a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
    slide fastener; zipper; zip.

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coapt

  • verb cause to adhere
    conglutinate.
    • The wounds were coapted
  • verb fit tightly and fasten

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roman_mile

  • noun an ancient Roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards
    mile.

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currency

  • noun the metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used
  • noun general acceptance or use
    • the currency of ideas

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power_cable

  • noun cable used to distribute electricity
    power line.

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normung

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swearer

  • noun someone who uses profanity
  • noun someone who takes a solemn oath

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end

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

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provide

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

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bullyboy

  • noun a swaggering tough; usually one acting as an agent of a political faction

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machine

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

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bandaging

  • noun the act of applying a bandage
    binding; dressing.
  • verb wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose
    bind; bandage.

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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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publiciser

  • noun someone who publicizes
    publicizer; publicist.

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multicable

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ltd

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millimeter

  • noun a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter
    mm; millimetre.

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mesh

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

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lay

  • noun a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
    ballad.
  • noun a narrative poem of popular origin
    ballad.

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cell_phone

  • verb call up by using a cellular phone
    • If the train is late, I will cell phone you

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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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plumbing

  • noun utility consisting of the pipes and fixtures for the distribution of water or gas in a building and for the disposal of sewage
    plumbing system.
  • noun the occupation of a plumber (installing and repairing pipes and fixtures for water or gas or sewage in a building)
    plumbery.

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boatswain

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

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operate

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

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telephonist

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

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phone_call

  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call

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telecom

  • noun (often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically
    telecommunication.

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lock_up

  • verb secure by locking
    • lock up the house before you go on vacation
  • verb place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
    shut up; lock; lock in; put away; shut away; lock away.
    • The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend
    • She locked her jewels in the safe

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telecasting

  • noun broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects
    TV; television; video.
    • she is a star of screen and video
    • Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done" - Ernie Kovacs
  • verb broadcast via television
    televise; telecast.
    • The Royal wedding was televised

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ampacity

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fix

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

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cenelec

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telephone_line

  • noun the wire that carries telegraph and telephone signals
    telephone wire; telegraph line; telegraph wire.
  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone circuit; line; phone line; subscriber line.

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easy

  • adjective posing no difficulty; requiring little effort
    • an easy job
    • an easy problem
    • an easy victory
    • the house is easy to heat
    • satisfied with easy answers
    • took the easy way out of his dilemma
  • adjective satellite not hurried or forced
    easygoing; leisurely.
    • an easy walk around the block
    • at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace

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centimetre

  • noun a metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter
    centimeter; cm.

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fixation

  • noun an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely
    infantile fixation; regression; arrested development.
  • noun an unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone
    obsession.

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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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velcro

  • verb fasten with Velcro
    • velcro the belt
  • noun nylon fabric used as a fastening

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facsimile_machine

  • noun duplicator that transmits the copy by wire or radio
    fax; facsimile.

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phone_message

  • noun a message transmitted by telephone
    telephone message.

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silver

  • noun a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography
    atomic number 47; Ag.
  • noun coins made of silver

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armoured

  • adjective used of animals; provided with protective covering
    armored.
  • verb equip with armor
    armor; armour.

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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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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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hanger

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

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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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message

  • noun a communication (usually brief) that is written or spoken or signaled
    • he sent a three-word message
  • noun what a communication that is about something is about
    content; substance; subject matter.

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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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reader

  • noun a person who enjoys reading
  • noun someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication
    subscriber.

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engineer

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

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palaver

  • noun flattery intended to persuade
    cajolery; blandishment.
  • noun loud and confused and empty talk
    rhetoric; empty talk; empty words; hot air.
    • mere rhetoric

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resistor

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

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call_in

  • verb summon to enter
    • The nurse called in the next patient
  • verb summon to a particular activity or employment
    • Experts were called in

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linear

  • adjective designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
    additive.
  • adjective of or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension
    one-dimensional.
    • a linear measurement

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hang

  • noun a special way of doing something
    knack; bent.
    • he had a bent for it
    • he had a special knack for getting into trouble
    • he couldn't get the hang of it
  • noun the way a garment hangs
    • he adjusted the hang of his coat

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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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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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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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disuse

  • noun the state of something that has been unused and neglected
    neglect.
    • the house was in a terrible state of neglect

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colour_television_system

  • noun a television that transmits images in color
    color television; colour television; color TV; colour TV; color television system.

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thumbtack

  • noun a tack for attaching papers to a bulletin board or drawing board
    drawing pin; pushpin.
  • verb fasten with thumbtacks
    • The teacher thumbtacked the notice on the bulletin board

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size

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

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industrial

  • adjective of or relating to or resulting from industry
    • industrial output
  • adjective having highly developed industries
    • the industrial revolution
    • an industrial nation

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slip_noose

  • noun a loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled
    noose; running noose.

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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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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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thick

  • noun the location of something surrounded by other things
    midst.
    • in the midst of the crowd
  • adjective not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions
    • an inch thick
    • a thick board
    • a thick sandwich
    • spread a thick layer of butter
    • thick coating of dust
    • thick warm blankets

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für

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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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centrifuge

  • noun an apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension
    extractor; separator.
  • verb rotate at very high speed in order to separate the liquids from the solids
    centrifugate.

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service

  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    • budget separately for goods and services
  • noun an act of help or assistance
    • he did them a service

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top

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

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tow

  • noun the act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope
    towage.
    • the truck gave him a tow to the garage
  • verb drag behind
    • Horses used to tow barges along the canal

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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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bitter

  • noun English term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft)
  • noun the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth
    bitterness.

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transmittal

  • noun the act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted
    transmission; transmitting.

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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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negotiant

  • noun someone who negotiates (confers with others in order to reach a settlement)
    negotiator; treater.

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crawl

  • noun a very slow movement
    • the traffic advanced at a crawl
  • noun a swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick
    Australian crawl; front crawl.

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distance

  • noun the property created by the space between two objects or points
  • noun a distant region
    • I could see it in the distance

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letter_writer

  • noun someone who communicates by means of letters
    correspondent.

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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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hangman's_rope

  • noun a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging
    hempen necktie; hemp; hangman's halter; halter.

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hectometre

  • noun a metric unit of length equal to 100 meters
    hectometer; hm.

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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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radiogram

  • noun a message transmitted by wireless telegraphy
  • noun a photographic image produced on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light (especially by X-rays or gamma rays)
    radiograph; shadowgraph; skiagram; skiagraph.

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mind

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun recall or remembrance
    • it came to mind

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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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hempen_necktie

  • noun a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging
    hemp; hangman's halter; halter; hangman's rope.

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necktie

  • noun neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front
    tie.
    • he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie
    • he wore a vest and tie

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metallic

  • noun a fabric made of a yarn that is partly or entirely of metal
  • noun a yarn made partly or entirely of metal

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ground_cable

  • noun a mooring cable; runs from a buoy to a mooring anchor

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transmit

  • verb transfer to another
    communicate; convey.
    • communicate a disease
  • verb transmit or serve as the medium for transmission
    impart; carry; convey; conduct; channel.
    • Sound carries well over water
    • The airwaves carry the sound
    • Many metals conduct heat

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cramp_iron

  • noun a strip of metal with ends bent at right angles; used to hold masonry together
    cramp.

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letter

  • noun a written message addressed to a person or organization
    missive.
    • mailed an indignant letter to the editor
  • noun the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
    alphabetic character; letter of the alphabet.
    • his grandmother taught him his letters

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paravane

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parting

  • noun the act of departing politely
    leave; farewell; leave-taking.
    • he disliked long farewells
    • he took his leave
    • parting is such sweet sorrow
  • noun a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions
    part.
    • his part was right in the middle

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yarder

  • noun (used only in combinations) the height or length of something in yards
    • the golfer hit a 300-yarder to the green
  • noun a winch (or system of winches) powered by an engine and used to haul logs from a stump to a landing or to a skid road
    yard donkey.

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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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principle

  • noun a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct
    rule.
    • their principles of composition characterized all their works
  • noun a rule or standard especially of good behavior
    • a man of principle
    • he will not violate his principles

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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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radio

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

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docsis

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sennit

  • noun flat braided cordage that is used on ships

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breastpin

  • noun a decorative pin worn by women
    brooch; broach.

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lodge

  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; club; society; social club; gild; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today
  • noun English physicist who studied electromagnetic radiation and was a pioneer of radiotelegraphy (1851-1940)
    Sir Oliver Lodge; Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge.

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constant

  • noun a quantity that does not vary
    invariable; constant quantity.
  • noun a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context
    • the velocity of light is a constant

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satellite_tv

  • noun a television system in which the signal is transmitted to an orbiting satellite that receives the signal and amplifies it and transmits it back to earth
    satellite television.

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electrical_cable

  • noun a cable that provides an electrical connection for telephone or television or power stations

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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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covering

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

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field

  • noun a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed
    • he planted a field of wheat
  • noun a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
    battlefield; battleground; field of battle; field of honor.
    • they made a tour of Civil War battlefields

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patch

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

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puffery

  • noun a flattering commendation (especially when used for promotional purposes)

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nut

  • noun usually large hard-shelled seed
  • noun Egyptian goddess of the sky

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quarter_mile

  • noun a unit of length equal to a quarter of 1 mile
    440 yards.

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extension_cord

  • noun an electric cord used to extend the length of a power cord

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heliograph

  • noun an apparatus for sending telegraphic messages by using a mirror to turn the sun's rays off and on
  • verb signal by means of a mirror and the using the sun's rays

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finger

  • noun any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)
    • her fingers were long and thin
  • noun the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
    finger's breadth; fingerbreadth; digit.

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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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hangman's_halter

  • noun a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging
    hempen necktie; hemp; halter; hangman's rope.

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extent

  • noun the point or degree to which something extends
    • the extent of the damage
    • the full extent of the law
    • to a certain extent she was right
  • noun the distance or area or volume over which something extends
    • the vast extent of the desert
    • an orchard of considerable extent

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dedication

  • noun complete and wholehearted fidelity
  • noun a ceremony in which something (as a building) is dedicated to some goal or purpose

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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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heat_pump

  • noun apparatus that extracts heat from a liquid that is at a higher temperature than its surroundings; can be used to transfer heat from a reservoir outside in order to heat a building

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guy_rope

  • noun a cable, wire, or rope that is used to brace something (especially a tent)
    guy; guy wire; guy cable.

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rumourmonger

  • noun a person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others
    gossipmonger; gossiper; newsmonger; rumormonger; gossip.

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sympathiser

  • noun commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
    comforter; sympathizer.
  • noun someone who shares your feelings or opinions and hopes that you will be successful
    sympathizer; well-wisher.

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sew_together

  • verb fasten by sewing; do needlework
    sew; stitch; run up.

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gable

  • noun the vertical triangular wall between the sloping ends of gable roof
    gable end; gable wall.
  • noun United States film actor (1901-1960)
    William Clark Gable; Clark Gable.

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tough

  • noun someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing
    street fighter.
  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie; hood.

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anchorage_ground

  • noun place for vessels to anchor
    anchorage.

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reticulation

  • noun (photography) the formation of a network of cracks or wrinkles in a photographic emulsion
  • noun an arrangement resembling a net or network
    • the reticulation of a leaf
    • the reticulation of a photographic emulsion

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unprotected

  • adjective lacking protection or defense

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truss

  • noun (medicine) a bandage consisting of a pad and belt; worn to hold a hernia in place by pressure
  • noun a framework of beams (rafters, posts, struts) forming a rigid structure that supports a roof or bridge or other structure

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microprocessor_chip

  • noun electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit
    silicon chip; chip; microchip; micro chip.

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bathroom

  • noun a room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet
    bath.
  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    toilet; privy; lavatory; can; lav; john.

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roper

  • noun a decoy who lures customers into a gambling establishment (especially one with a fixed game)
  • noun a cowboy who uses a lasso to rope cattle or horses

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submarine

  • noun a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes
    U-boat; sub; pigboat.
  • noun a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
    wedge; bomber; hero; sub; hero sandwich; poor boy; zep; Cuban sandwich; grinder; torpedo; hoagie; Italian sandwich; hoagy; submarine sandwich.

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cable_television

  • noun television that is transmitted over cable directly to the receiver
    cable.
  • noun a television system that transmits over cables
    cable television service; cable; cable system.

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flexible

  • adjective capable of being changed
    • flexible schedules
  • adjective able to flex; able to bend easily
    flexile.
    • slim flexible birches

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lockup

  • noun jail in a local police station
  • noun the act of locking something up to protect it
    locking.

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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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wheedle

  • verb influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering
    coax; inveigle; cajole; sweet-talk; blarney; palaver.
    • He palavered her into going along

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deeply

  • adverb to a great depth psychologically
    profoundly.
    • They felt the loss deeply
  • adverb to a great depth; far down
    deep.
    • dived deeply
    • dug deep

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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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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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n

  • noun a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
    atomic number 7; nitrogen.
  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
    northward; due north; north.

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ugly

  • adjective displeasing to the senses
    • an ugly face
    • ugly furniture
  • adjective satellite inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace
    surly.
    • a surly waiter
    • an ugly frame of mind

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cableco

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stopping

  • noun fastener consisting of a narrow strip of welded metal used to join steel members
    fillet.
  • noun the kind of playing that involves pressing the fingers on the strings of a stringed instrument to control the pitch
    • the violinist's stopping was excellent

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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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wiggle_nail

  • noun a small strip of corrugated steel with sharp points on one side; hammered across wood joints in rough carpentry
    corrugated fastener.

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slide_fastener

  • noun a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
    zipper; zip fastener; zip.

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skip

  • noun a gait in which steps and hops alternate
  • noun a mistake resulting from neglect
    omission.

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telegraphist

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

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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colour_tv

  • noun a television that transmits images in color
    color television; colour television; color TV; color television system; colour television system.

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trip_line

  • noun a light rope used in lumbering to free a dog hook from a log at a distance

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satellite

  • noun man-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon
    orbiter; artificial satellite.
  • noun a person who follows or serves another
    planet.

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rail

  • noun a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
    railing.
  • noun short for railway
    • he traveled by rail
    • he was concerned with rail safety

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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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sweet-talk

  • verb influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering
    wheedle; coax; inveigle; cajole; blarney; palaver.
    • He palavered her into going along

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karabiner

  • noun an oblong metal ring with a spring clip; used in mountaineering to attach a rope to a piton or to connect two ropes
    carabiner; snap ring.

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butter

  • noun an edible emulsion of fat globules made by churning milk or cream; for cooking and table use
  • noun a fighter who strikes the opponent with his head

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polyvinyl_chloride

  • noun a polymer of vinyl chloride used instead of rubber in electric cables
    PVC.

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allegorizer

  • noun someone who communicates in allegories
    allegoriser.

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zipline

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quoter

  • noun a communicator (speaker or writer) who uses quotations

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field-sequential_color_tv

  • noun an early form of color TV in which successive fields are scanned in three primary colors
    field-sequential color television system; field-sequential color television; field-sequential color TV system.

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skipping_rope

  • noun a length of rope (usually with handles on each end) that is swung around while someone jumps over it
    jump rope; skip rope.

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lasso

  • noun a long noosed rope used to catch animals
    reata; lariat; riata.
  • noun Belgian composer (1532-1594)
    Orlando di Lasso; Roland de Lassus.

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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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p-type_semiconductor

  • noun a semiconductor in which electrical conduction is due chiefly to the movement of positive holes

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lineman

  • noun one of the players on the line of scrimmage
  • noun the surveyor who marks positions with a range pole

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royal

  • noun a sail set next above the topgallant on a royal mast
  • noun stag with antlers of 12 or more branches
    royal stag.

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har

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grummet

  • noun fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines
    eyelet; grommet; cringle; loop.

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running_noose

  • noun a loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled
    noose; slip noose.

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soap_dish

  • noun a bathroom or kitchen fixture for holding a bar of soap

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colour_television

  • noun a television that transmits images in color
    color television; color TV; colour TV; color television system; colour television system.

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diving

  • noun an athletic competition that involves diving into water
    diving event.
  • noun a headlong plunge into water
    dive.

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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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broadcaster

  • noun someone who broadcasts on radio or television
  • noun a mechanical device for scattering something (seed or fertilizer or sand etc.) in all directions
    spreader.

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vde

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night

  • noun the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
    dark; nighttime.
  • noun a period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom

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eyelet

  • noun a small hole (usually round and finished around the edges) in cloth or leather for the passage of a cord or hook or bar
    eyehole.
  • noun fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines
    grommet; grummet; cringle; loop.

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fixity

  • noun the quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment
    secureness; fixedness; fixture; fastness.
  • noun the quality of being incapable of mutation
    immutableness; immutability.
    • Darwin challenged the fixity of species

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pipe_in

  • verb transport to a destiny through pipes
    • We have to pipe in oil
  • verb bring in through pipes
    • Music was piped into the offices

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riata

  • noun a long noosed rope used to catch animals
    reata; lariat; lasso.

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flatter

  • verb praise somewhat dishonestly
    blandish.
  • adjective satellite having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another
    flat; plane; level.
    • a flat desk
    • acres of level farmland
    • a plane surface
    • skirts sewn with fine flat seams

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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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colorcast

  • noun a television program that is broadcast in color
    colourcast.
  • verb broadcast in color

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electromagnetic

  • adjective pertaining to or exhibiting magnetism produced by electric charge in motion
    • electromagnetic energy

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fox

  • noun alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs
  • noun a shifty deceptive person
    dodger; slyboots.

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silicon_chip

  • noun electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit
    chip; microchip; micro chip; microprocessor chip.

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bola

  • noun a cord fastened around the neck with an ornamental clasp and worn as a necktie
    bolo tie; bolo; bola tie.
  • noun a rope with weights attached to the ends; is thrown to entangle the legs of an animal; of South American origin

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core

  • noun a small group of indispensable persons or things
    core group; nucleus.
    • five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program
  • noun the center of an object
    • the ball has a titanium core

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millimicron

  • noun a metric unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter
    nanometre; nm; micromillimeter; micromillimetre; nanometer.

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bolt

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

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post

  • noun the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
    station.
    • a soldier manned the entrance post
    • a sentry station
  • noun military installation at which a body of troops is stationed
    military post.
    • this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby
    • there is an officer's club on the post

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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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heliogram

  • noun a message transmitted by means of the sun's rays

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thermistor

  • noun a semiconductor device made of materials whose resistance varies as a function of temperature; can be used to compensate for temperature variation in other components of a circuit
    thermal resistor.

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fairlead

  • noun a pulley-block used to guide a rope forming part of a ship's rigging to avoid chafing

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respondent

  • noun the codefendant (especially in a divorce proceeding) who is accused of adultery with the corespondent
  • noun someone who responds
    responder; answerer.

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yeller

  • noun someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
    bellower; bawler; screamer; roarer; shouter; screecher.

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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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wrap

  • noun cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person
    wrapper.
  • noun a sandwich in which the filling is rolled up in a soft tortilla

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astronomy_unit

  • noun a linear unit used for astronomical distances

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flying

  • noun an instance of traveling by air
    flight.
    • flying was still an exciting adventure for him
  • verb travel through the air; be airborne
    fly; wing.
    • Man cannot fly

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lead-in

  • noun the introductory section of a story
    lede; lead.
    • it was an amusing lead-in to a very serious matter
  • noun wire connecting an antenna to a receiver or a transmitter to a transmission line

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newsperson

  • noun a person who investigates and reports or edits news stories
    newsman; reporter.

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wax

  • noun any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin; they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in water
  • verb cover with wax
    • wax the car

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overhead

  • noun the expense of maintaining property (e.g., paying property taxes and utilities and insurance); it does not include depreciation or the cost of financing or income taxes
    operating cost; operating expense; budget items.
  • noun (computer science) the processing time required by a device prior to the execution of a command
    command processing overhead time; command processing overhead; command overhead.

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gunter's_chain

  • noun a unit of length (22 yards)

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teletype

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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ligne

  • noun a linear unit (1/40 inch) used to measure diameter of buttons

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wireless

  • noun medium for communication
    radio; radiocommunication.
  • noun transmission by radio waves

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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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snap_fastener

  • noun a fastener used on clothing; fastens with a snapping sound
    snap; press stud.
    • children can manage snaps better than buttons

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funicular

  • noun a railway up the side of a mountain pulled by a moving cable and having counterbalancing ascending and descending cars
    funicular railway; cable railway.
  • adjective relating to or operated by a cable
    • funicular railway

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retie

  • verb tie again or anew
    • retie the string and make it strong enough now

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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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telepathist

  • noun someone with the power of communicating thoughts directly
    mind reader; mental telepathist; thought-reader.
  • noun a magician who seems to discern the thoughts of another person (usually by clever signals from an accomplice)
    mind reader; thought-reader.

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soldering

  • noun fastening firmly together
    bonding.
  • verb join or fuse with solder
    solder.
    • solder these two pipes together

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latch

  • noun spring-loaded doorlock that can only be opened from the outside with a key
    door latch.
  • noun catch for fastening a door or gate; a bar that can be lowered or slid into a groove

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gland

  • noun any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream
    secretor; secreter; secretory organ.

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ship

  • noun a vessel that carries passengers or freight
  • verb transport commercially
    send; transport.

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military_pace

  • noun the length of a single step in marching (taken to be 30 inches for quick time or 36 inches for double time)

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trip

  • noun a journey for some purpose (usually including the return)
    • he took a trip to the shopping center
  • noun a hallucinatory experience induced by drugs
    • an acid trip

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stake

  • noun (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something
    interest.
    • they have interests all over the world
    • a stake in the company's future
  • noun a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track)
    post.
    • a pair of posts marked the goal
    • the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake

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tin

  • noun a silvery malleable metallic element that resists corrosion; used in many alloys and to coat other metals to prevent corrosion; obtained chiefly from cassiterite where it occurs as tin oxide
    Sn; atomic number 50.
  • noun a vessel (box, can, pan, etc.) made of tinplate and used mainly in baking

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velcro

  • noun nylon fabric used as a fastening
  • verb fasten with Velcro
    • velcro the belt

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tie

  • noun neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front
    necktie.
    • he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie
    • he wore a vest and tie
  • noun a social or business relationship
    affiliation; tie-up; association.
    • a valuable financial affiliation
    • he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team
    • many close associations with England

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picture

  • noun a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface
    image; ikon; icon.
    • they showed us the pictures of their wedding
    • a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them
  • noun graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
    painting.
    • a small painting by Picasso
    • he bought the painting as an investment
    • his pictures hang in the Louvre

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absorption

  • noun (chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid
    soaking up.
  • noun (physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium
    • the absorption of photons by atoms or molecules

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sling

  • noun a highball with liquor and water with sugar and lemon or lime juice
  • noun a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones
    catapult; slingshot.

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undersea

  • adjective satellite beneath the surface of the sea
    submarine.

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fell

  • noun the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
    hide.
  • noun seam made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges
    felled seam.

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toggle_bolt

  • noun a fastener consisting of a threaded bolt and a hinged spring-loaded toggle; used to fasten objects to hollow walls

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together

  • adjective satellite mentally and emotionally stable
    • she's really together
  • adverb in contact with each other or in proximity
    • the leaves stuck together

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conferrer

  • noun person who makes a gift of property
    donor; bestower; giver; presenter.
  • noun someone who converses or confers (as in a conference)

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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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fastener

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

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fasten

  • verb cause to be firmly attached
    fix; secure.
    • fasten the lock onto the door
    • she fixed her gaze on the man
  • verb become fixed or fastened
    • This dress fastens in the back

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breadth

  • noun the capacity to understand a broad range of topics
    comprehensiveness; largeness.
    • a teacher must have a breadth of knowledge of the subject
    • a man distinguished by the largeness and scope of his views
  • noun the extent of something from side to side
    width.

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gossipmonger

  • noun a person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others
    rumourmonger; gossiper; newsmonger; rumormonger; gossip.

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pass_on

  • verb place into the hands or custody of
    give; turn over; reach; hand; pass.
    • hand me the spoon, please
    • Turn the files over to me, please
    • He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers
  • verb transmit (knowledge or skills)
    leave; give; impart.
    • give a secret to the Russians
    • leave your name and address here
    • impart a new skill to the students

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chain

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

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skip

  • noun a gait in which steps and hops alternate
  • noun a mistake resulting from neglect
    omission.

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rod

  • noun a long thin implement made of metal or wood
  • noun any rod-shaped bacterium

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lubrication

  • noun the condition of having been made smooth or slippery by the application of a lubricant
  • noun an application of a lubricant to something

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mile

  • noun a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters
    mi; stat mi; statute mile; land mile; international mile.
  • noun a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude
    naut mi; mi; nautical mile; international nautical mile; knot; air mile.

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skin

  • noun a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
    tegument; cutis.
    • your skin is the largest organ of your body
  • noun an outer surface (usually thin)
    • the skin of an airplane

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staple_gun

  • noun a hand-held machine for driving staples home
    tacker; staplegun.

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technique

  • noun a practical method or art applied to some particular task
  • noun skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity
    proficiency.
    • practice greatly improves proficiency

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underrun

To run or pass under; especially (Naut.), to pass along and under, as a cable, for the purpose of taking it in, or of examining it. ✍ The cable passes over the bows and stern of the boat used, while the men haul the boat along by pulling upon the cable. Totten.

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brown

  • noun an orange of low brightness and saturation
    brownness.
  • noun Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
    Robert Brown.

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protective

  • adjective intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind
    • a protective covering
    • the use of protective masks and equipment
    • protective coatings
    • kept the drunken sailor in protective custody
    • animals with protective coloring
    • protective tariffs
  • adjective satellite showing care
    • a protective mother

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federation

  • noun an organization formed by merging several groups or parties
  • noun a union of political organizations
    confederacy; confederation.

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metric_linear_unit

  • noun a linear unit of distance in metric terms

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minute

  • noun a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour
    min.
    • he ran a 4 minute mile
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; second.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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din

  • noun a loud harsh or strident noise
    clamor; cacophony; blare; blaring.
  • noun the act of making a noisy disturbance
    tumult; ruckus; commotion; rumpus; ruction.

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stapler

  • noun a machine that inserts staples into sheets of paper in order to fasten them together
    stapling machine.

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level

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

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gun

  • noun a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
  • noun large but transportable armament
    heavy weapon; ordnance; artillery.

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p

  • noun a multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells; is highly reactive and occurs in several allotropic forms
    atomic number 15; phosphorus.
  • noun the 16th letter of the Roman alphabet

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fibre_optic_cable

  • noun a cable made of optical fibers that can transmit large amounts of information at the speed of light
    fiber optic cable.

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guy

  • noun an informal term for a youth or man
    bozo; hombre; cat.
    • a nice guy
    • the guy's only doing it for some doll
  • noun an effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day

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intercommunicate

  • verb be interconnected, afford passage
    • These rooms intercommunicate
  • verb transmit thoughts or feelings
    communicate.
    • He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist

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trend

  • noun a general direction in which something tends to move
    tendency.
    • the shoreward tendency of the current
    • the trend of the stock market
  • noun general line of orientation
    course.
    • the river takes a southern course
    • the northeastern trend of the coast

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mi

  • noun destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle
    myocardial infarction; myocardial infarct.
  • noun a former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters); 800 feet longer than a statute mile
    naut mi; geographical mile; Admiralty mile; mile; nautical mile.

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switchboard_operator

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

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adulation

  • noun servile flattery; exaggerated and hypocritical praise

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cost

  • noun the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
  • noun the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
    price; monetary value.
    • the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver
    • he puts a high price on his services
    • he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection

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coss

  • noun (in India) a unit of length having different values in different localities
    kos.
  • noun ratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle
    cos; cosine.

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deutsches

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nautical_chain

  • noun a nautical unit of length (15 ft)

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fillet

  • noun a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef
    filet.
  • noun a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish
    fish filet; fish fillet; filet.

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current

  • noun a flow of electricity through a conductor
    electric current.
    • the current was measured in amperes
  • noun a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)
    stream.
    • the raft floated downstream on the current
    • he felt a stream of air
    • the hose ejected a stream of water

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sequential

  • adjective satellite in regular succession without gaps
    consecutive; serial; sequent; successive.
    • serial concerts

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wheedler

  • noun someone who tries to persuade by blandishment and coaxing
    coaxer.

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international

  • adjective concerning or belonging to all or at least two or more nations
    • international affairs
    • an international agreement
    • international waters
  • noun any of several international socialist organizations

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geographical_mile

  • noun a former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters); 800 feet longer than a statute mile
    naut mi; mi; Admiralty mile; mile; nautical mile.

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water

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

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telefelony

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along

  • adverb with a forward motion
    on.
    • we drove along admiring the view
    • the horse trotted along at a steady pace
    • the circus traveled on to the next city
    • move along
    • march on
  • adverb in accompaniment or as a companion
    • his little sister came along to the movies
    • I brought my camera along
    • working along with his father

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box

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

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muscleman

  • noun a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard
    muscle.
    • the drug lord had his muscleman to protect him
  • noun someone who does special exercises to develop a brawny musculature
    bodybuilder; muscle builder; muscle-builder; musclebuilder.

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binder

  • noun a machine that cuts grain and binds it in sheaves
    reaper binder.
  • noun something used to bind separate particles together or facilitate adhesion to a surface

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bow

  • noun a knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces
    bowknot.
  • noun a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments

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semiconductor_device

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

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run_up

  • verb pile up (debts or scores)
  • verb raise
    hoist.
    • hoist the flags
    • hoist a sail

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bellyband

  • noun a cloth band that is worn around the waist (as on infants until the navel has healed)
  • noun a strap around the belly of a draft animal holding the shafts of a wagon

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flexibility

  • noun the property of being flexible; easily bent or shaped
    flexibleness.
  • noun the quality of being adaptable or variable
    flexibleness.
    • he enjoyed the flexibility of his working arrangement

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fake

  • noun something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
    postiche; sham.
  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; impostor; pseudo; faker; pseud; role player; pretender; sham.

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connector

  • noun an instrumentality that connects
    connection; connexion; connecter; connective.
    • he soldered the connection
    • he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers

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tape

  • noun a long thin piece of cloth or paper as used for binding or fastening
    • he used a piece of tape for a belt
    • he wrapped a tape around the package
  • noun a recording made on magnetic tape
    tape recording; taping.
    • the several recordings were combined on a master tape

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cable

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

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swagger

  • noun an itinerant Australian laborer who carries his personal belongings in a bundle as he travels around in search of work
    swaggie; swagman.
  • noun a proud stiff pompous gait
    prance; strut.

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conductor

  • noun the person who leads a musical group
    director; music director.
  • noun a substance that readily conducts e.g. electricity and heat

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titrator

  • noun an apparatus for performing a titration

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roarer

  • noun someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
    bellower; bawler; screamer; yeller; shouter; screecher.

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car

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

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cab

  • noun a compartment at the front of a motor vehicle or locomotive where driver sits
  • noun small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and a folding hood
    cabriolet.

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chip

  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; fleck; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line

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myriameter

  • noun a metric unit of length equal to 10,000 meters
    myriametre; mym.

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stroke

  • noun (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
    shot.
    • it took two strokes to get out of the bunker
    • a good shot requires good balance and tempo
    • he left me an almost impossible shot
  • noun the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
    throw; cam stroke.

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lighting_fixture

  • noun a fixture providing artificial light

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chemical

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

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entrench

  • verb fix firmly or securely
    intrench.
  • verb impinge or infringe upon
    impinge; trench; encroach.
    • This impinges on my rights as an individual
    • This matter entrenches on other domains

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shielded

  • adjective satellite (used especially of machinery) protected by a shield to prevent injury
  • verb protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm
    screen; shield.

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carrier_wave

  • noun a radio wave that can be modulated in order to transmit a signal
    carrier.

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tramway

  • noun a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers
    tram; aerial tramway; ropeway; cable tramway.
  • noun the track on which trams or streetcars run
    tramline; streetcar track.

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suck

  • noun the act of sucking
    suction; sucking.
  • verb draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth
    • suck the poison from the place where the snake bit
    • suck on a straw
    • the baby sucked on the mother's breast

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data

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

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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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natural

  • noun someone regarded as certain to succeed
    • he's a natural for the job
  • noun a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
    cancel.

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joint

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

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puller

  • noun someone who applies force so as to cause motion toward herself or himself
  • noun someone who pulls or tugs or drags in an effort to move something
    tugger; dragger.

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cascade

  • noun a small waterfall or series of small waterfalls
  • noun a succession of stages or operations or processes or units
    • progressing in severity as though a cascade of genetic damage was occurring
    • separation of isotopes by a cascade of processes

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reaper

  • noun someone who helps to gather the harvest
    harvester.
  • noun Death personified as an old man or a skeleton with a scythe
    Grim Reaper.

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deposit

  • noun the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
    sedimentation; alluviation.
  • noun matter that has been deposited by some natural process
    sediment.

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fiber_optic_cable

  • noun a cable made of optical fibers that can transmit large amounts of information at the speed of light
    fibre optic cable.

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autotype

  • noun process for producing permanent prints in a carbon pigment
    autotypy.
  • noun an exact copy or reproduction
    facsimile.

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talk

  • noun an exchange of ideas via conversation
    talking.
    • let's have more work and less talk around here
  • noun discussion; (`talk about' is a less formal alternative for `discussion of')
    • his poetry contains much talk about love and anger

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asseverator

  • noun someone who claims to speak the truth
    affirmer; avower; declarer; asserter.
    • a bold asserter
    • a declarer of his intentions
    • affirmers of traditional doctrine
    • an asseverator of strong convictions
    • an avower of his own great intelligence

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extractor

  • noun an instrument for extracting tight-fitting components
  • noun an apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension
    centrifuge; separator.

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serving

  • noun an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal
    helping; portion.
    • the helpings were all small
    • his portion was larger than hers
    • there's enough for two servings each
  • noun the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone
    service of process; service.
    • he accepted service of the subpoena

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shield

  • noun a protective covering or structure
  • noun armor carried on the arm to intercept blows
    buckler.

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seizing

  • noun small stuff that is used for lashing two or more ropes together
  • noun the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)
    grasping; prehension; taking hold.

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cotter

  • noun a peasant farmer in the Scottish Highlands
    cottar.
  • noun a medieval English villein
    cottier.

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redeposit

  • verb deposit once again
    • redeposit a cheque
  • verb deposit anew
    • The water had redeposited minerals on the rocks

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brail

  • noun a small net used to draw fish into a boat
  • noun a small rope (one of several) used to draw a sail in

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still

  • noun a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
    • he wanted some stills for a magazine ad
  • noun (poetic) tranquil silence
    hush; stillness.
    • the still of the night

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ieee

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stat_mi

  • noun a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters
    mi; statute mile; mile; land mile; international mile.

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grout

  • noun a thin mortar that can be poured and used to fill cracks in masonry or brickwork
  • verb bind with grout
    • grout the bathtub

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hoistroom

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mail

  • noun the bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service
  • noun the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office
    post; mail service; postal service.
    • the mail handles billions of items every day
    • he works for the United States mail service
    • in England they call mail `the post'

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main

  • noun any very large body of (salt) water
    briny.
  • noun a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage

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cajole

  • verb influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering
    wheedle; coax; inveigle; sweet-talk; blarney; palaver.
    • He palavered her into going along

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optical_bench

  • noun apparatus for observation and measurement of optical phenomena

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half

  • noun one of two equal parts of a divisible whole
    one-half.
    • half a loaf
    • half an hour
    • a century and one half
  • noun one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval

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term

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

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drop

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

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shouter

  • noun someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
    bellower; bawler; screamer; yeller; roarer; screecher.

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quarter

  • noun one of four equal parts
    twenty-five percent; fourth part; one-quarter; quartern; one-fourth; fourth.
    • a quarter of a pound
  • noun a district of a city having some distinguishing character
    • the Latin Quarter

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em

  • noun a quad with a square body
    em quad; mutton quad.
    • since `em quad' is hard to distinguish from `en quad', printers sometimes called it a `mutton quad'
  • noun a linear unit (1/6 inch) used in printing
    pica em; pica.

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year

  • noun a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days
    yr; twelvemonth.
    • she is 4 years old
    • in the year 1920
  • noun a period of time occupying a regular part of a calendar year that is used for some particular activity
    • a school year

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wavelength

  • noun the distance (measured in the direction of propagation) between two points in the same phase in consecutive cycles of a wave
  • noun a shared orientation leading to mutual understanding
    • they are on the same wavelength

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stitch

  • noun a link or loop or knot made by an implement in knitting, crocheting, embroidery, or sewing
  • noun a sharp spasm of pain in the side resulting from running

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3rd

  • adjective satellite coming next after the second and just before the fourth in position
    tertiary; third.

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space

  • noun the unlimited expanse in which everything is located
    infinite.
    • they tested his ability to locate objects in space
    • the boundless regions of the infinite
  • noun an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)
    • the architect left space in front of the building
    • they stopped at an open space in the jungle
    • the space between his teeth

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interference

  • noun a policy of intervening in the affairs of other countries
    intervention.
  • noun the act of hindering or obstructing or impeding
    hinderance; hindrance.

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nominal

  • noun a phrase that can function as the subject or object of a verb
    nominal phrase; noun phrase.
  • adjective relating to or constituting or bearing or giving a name
    • the Russian system of nominal brevity
    • a nominal lists of priests
    • taxable males as revealed by the nominal rolls

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cable_system

  • noun a television system that transmits over cables
    cable television service; cable television; cable.

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telegraphy

  • noun communicating at a distance by electric transmission over wire
  • noun apparatus used to communicate at a distance over a wire (usually in Morse code)
    telegraph.

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unwanted

  • adjective not wanted; not needed
    • tried to give away unwanted kittens
  • adjective not wanted
    undesirable.
    • undesirable impurities in steel
    • legislation excluding undesirable aliens
    • removed the unwanted vegetation

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span

  • noun the complete duration of something
    • the job was finished in the span of an hour
  • noun the distance or interval between two points

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television_system

  • noun a telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points
    television.

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rudenture

(Arch.) Cabling. See Cabling. gwilt.

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separator

  • noun an apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension
    centrifuge; extractor.

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antenna

  • noun an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals
    aerial; transmitting aerial.
  • noun sensitivity similar to that of a receptor organ
    feeler.
    • he had a special antenna for public relations

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frequent

  • verb do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
    shop; buy at; patronize; patronise; sponsor; shop at.
  • verb be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place
    haunt.
    • She haunts the ballet

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suspend

  • verb hang freely
    • The secret police suspended their victims from the ceiling and beat them
  • verb cause to be held in suspension in a fluid
    • suspend the particles

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booster_cable

  • noun a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire
    jumper cable; jumper lead; lead.
    • it was a tangle of jumper cables and clip leads

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thicknet

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n-type_semiconductor

  • noun a semiconductor in which electrical conduction is due chiefly to the movement of electrons

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fast

  • noun abstaining from food
    fasting.
  • verb abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons
    • Catholics sometimes fast during Lent

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carry

  • noun the act of carrying something
  • verb move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
    transport.
    • You must carry your camping gear
    • carry the suitcases to the car
    • This train is carrying nuclear waste
    • These pipes carry waste water into the river

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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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semiconductor_unit

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

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structured

  • adjective having definite and highly organized structure
    • a structured environment
  • verb give a structure to
    structure.
    • I need to structure my days

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plastic

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

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tow

  • noun the act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope
    towage.
    • the truck gave him a tow to the garage
  • verb drag behind
    • Horses used to tow barges along the canal

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bitt

  • noun a strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines)
    bollard.
    • the road was closed to vehicular traffic with bollards
  • verb secure with a bitt
    • bitt the ship line

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hum

  • noun the state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity
    busyness.
    • they manifested all the busyness of a pack of beavers
    • there is a constant hum of military preparation
  • noun an Islamic fundamentalist group in Pakistan that fought the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s; now operates as a terrorist organization primarily in Kashmir and seeks Kashmir's accession by Pakistan
    Al Faran; Harkat ul-Mujahedeen; HUA; Harkat-ul-Mujahidin; Harkat ul-Ansar; Movement of Holy Warriors.

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broadcast

  • noun message that is transmitted by radio or television
  • noun a radio or television show
    program; programme.
    • did you see his program last night?

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tintinnabulation

  • noun the sound of a bell ringing
    ring; ringing.
    • the distinctive ring of the church bell
    • the ringing of the telephone
    • the tintinnabulation that so voluminously swells from the ringing and the dinging of the bells"--E. A. Poe

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chemical_reactor

  • noun an apparatus for holding substances that are undergoing a chemical reaction

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hemstitch

  • noun a stitch in which parallel threads are drawn and exposed threads are caught together in groups
    hemstitching.
  • noun embroidery similar to drawnwork

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hook_and_eye

  • noun a kind of fastener used on clothing

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television

  • noun broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects
    telecasting; TV; video.
    • she is a star of screen and video
    • Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done" - Ernie Kovacs
  • noun a telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points
    television system.

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sailing

  • noun the work of a sailor
    navigation; seafaring.
  • noun riding in a sailboat

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baster

  • noun a cook who bastes roasting meat with melted fat or gravy
  • noun a sewer who fastens a garment with long loose stitches
    tacker.

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fistmele

  • noun about seven inches; the breadth of a fist with the thumb stuck out (used especially in archery to give the correct distance of the string from the bow)

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blandishment

  • noun flattery intended to persuade
    cajolery; palaver.
  • noun the act of urging by means of teasing or flattery
    wheedling.

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and

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

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armored

  • adjective protected by armor (used of persons or things military)
    armoured.
  • verb equip with armor
    armor; armour.

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rowdy

  • noun a cruel and brutal fellow
    yobo; ruffian; tough; bully; roughneck; hooligan; yob; yobbo.
  • adjective satellite disturbing the public peace; loud and rough
    raucous.
    • a raucous party
    • rowdy teenagers

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caller-up

  • noun the person initiating a telephone call
    phoner; caller; telephoner.
    • there were so many callers that he finally disconnected the telephone

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micromillimeter

  • noun a metric unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter
    nanometre; nm; millimicron; micromillimetre; nanometer.

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equipment

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

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potential

  • noun the inherent capacity for coming into being
    potentiality; potency.
  • noun the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
    electric potential; potential difference; voltage; potential drop.

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cascade_liquefier

  • noun an apparatus used to liquefy air or oxygen etc.

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channel

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

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topping

  • noun a flavorful addition on top of a dish
  • verb be superior or better than some standard
    transcend; exceed; top; overstep; go past; pass.
    • She exceeded our expectations
    • She topped her performance of last year

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printer

  • noun someone whose occupation is printing
    pressman.
  • noun (computer science) an output device that prints the results of data processing

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multiple

  • noun the product of a quantity by an integer
    • 36 is a multiple of 9
  • adjective having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual
    • multiple birth
    • multiple ownership
    • made multiple copies of the speech
    • his multiple achievements in public life
    • her multiple personalities
    • a pineapple is a multiple fruit

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plumbing_fixture

  • noun a fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building

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barrage

  • noun the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written)
    outpouring; onslaught; bombardment.
    • a barrage of questions
    • a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake
  • noun the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target
    battery; barrage fire; bombardment; shelling.
    • they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops
    • the shelling went on for hours without pausing

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ethernet

  • noun a type of network technology for local area networks; coaxial cable carries radio frequency signals between computers at a rate of 10 megabits per second

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pair

  • noun a set of two similar things considered as a unit
    brace.
  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; duo; twain; yoke; couplet; duet; brace; dyad; duad.

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cloth

  • noun artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
    textile; 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

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affirmer

  • noun someone who claims to speak the truth
    asseverator; avower; declarer; asserter.
    • a bold asserter
    • a declarer of his intentions
    • affirmers of traditional doctrine
    • an asseverator of strong convictions
    • an avower of his own great intelligence

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polyvinyl

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electrical_cable

  • noun a cable that provides an electrical connection for telephone or television or power stations

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crank

  • noun a bad-tempered person
    grouch; churl; grump; crosspatch.
  • noun a whimsically eccentric person
    screwball; fruitcake; nut case; nut; crackpot.

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perch

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

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sweet_talk

  • noun flattery designed to gain favor
    coaxing; blarney; soft soap.

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ornament

  • noun something used to beautify
    decoration; ornamentation.
  • verb make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    embellish; beautify; decorate; grace; adorn.
    • Decorate the room for the party
    • beautify yourself for the special day

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vulgariser

  • noun someone who makes something vulgar
    vulgarizer.
  • noun someone who makes attractive to the general public
    populariser; popularizer; vulgarizer.

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ground

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

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crawl_space

  • noun low space beneath a floor of a building; gives workers access to wiring or plumbing
    crawlspace.

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fibre

  • noun a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
    fiber.
  • noun any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber)
    fiber.

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nanometre

  • noun a metric unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter
    nm; millimicron; micromillimeter; micromillimetre; nanometer.

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allegoriser

  • noun someone who communicates in allegories
    allegorizer.

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lauder

  • noun someone who communicates high praise
    extoller; laudator.
  • noun Scottish ballad singer and music hall comedian (1870-1950)
    Harry Lauder; Sir Harry MacLennan Lauder.

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profibus

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coaxing

  • noun flattery designed to gain favor
    blarney; soft soap; sweet talk.
  • verb influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering
    wheedle; coax; inveigle; cajole; sweet-talk; blarney; palaver.
    • He palavered her into going along

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black

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

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festoon

  • noun a curtain of fabric draped and bound at intervals to form graceful curves
  • noun an embellishment consisting of a decorative representation of a string of flowers suspended between two points; used on pottery or in architectural work

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fixedness

  • noun remaining in place
    stationariness; immobility.
  • noun the quality of being fixed in place as by some firm attachment
    secureness; fixity; fixture; fastness.

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resew

  • verb sew again
    • The cuff of the coat had been resewn

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consist

  • verb originate (in)
    dwell; lie in; lie.
    • The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country
  • verb have its essential character; be comprised or contained in; be embodied in
    • The payment consists in food
    • What does love consist in?

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electrical_shunt

  • noun a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current
    shunt; bypass.

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miler

  • noun (used only in combinations) the length of something in miles
    • the race was a 30-miler
  • noun a runner in a one-mile race

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newsmonger

  • noun a person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others
    gossipmonger; rumourmonger; gossiper; rumormonger; gossip.

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vara

  • noun a Spanish unit of length (about a yard) having different values in different localities

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block_and_tackle

  • noun pulley blocks with associated rope or cable

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toady

  • noun a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage
    sycophant; lackey; ass-kisser; crawler.
  • verb try to gain favor by cringing or flattering
    fawn; kowtow; kotow; bootlick; suck up; truckle.
    • He is always kowtowing to his boss

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declarer

  • noun the bridge player in contract bridge who wins the bidding and can declare which suit is to be trumps
    contractor.
  • noun someone who claims to speak the truth
    affirmer; asseverator; avower; asserter.
    • a bold asserter
    • a declarer of his intentions
    • affirmers of traditional doctrine
    • an asseverator of strong convictions
    • an avower of his own great intelligence

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seal

  • noun fastener consisting of a resinous composition that is plastic when warm; used for sealing documents and parcels and letters
    sealing wax.
  • noun a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents
    stamp.

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sequenator

  • noun (chemistry) an apparatus that can determine the sequence of monomers in a polymer
    sequencer.

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diode

  • noun a thermionic tube having two electrodes; used as a rectifier
    rectifying tube; rectifying valve.
  • noun a semiconductor that consists of a p-n junction
    semiconductor diode; junction rectifier; crystal rectifier.

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colours

  • noun a distinguishing emblem
    colors.
    • his tie proclaimed his school colors
  • noun a flag that shows its nationality
    colors.

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pump

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

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kilometer

  • noun a metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles)
    kilometre; klick; km.

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landline

  • noun a telephone line that travels over terrestrial circuits
    land line.
    • a land line can be wire or fiber optics or microwave

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fermi

  • noun a metric unit of length equal to one quadrillionth of a meter
    femtometer; femtometre.
  • noun Italian nuclear physicist (in the United States after 1939) who worked on artificial radioactivity caused by neutron bombardment and who headed the group that in 1942 produced the first controlled nuclear reaction (1901-1954)
    Enrico Fermi.

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geometric

  • adjective satellite characterized by simple geometric forms in design and decoration
    geometrical.
    • a buffalo hide painted with red and black geometric designs
  • adjective of or relating to or determined by geometry
    geometrical.

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across

  • adverb to the opposite side
    • the football field was 300 feet across
  • adverb transversely
    crosswise; crossways.
    • the marble slabs were cut across

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jumper

  • noun a person who jumps
    • as the jumper neared the ground he lost control
    • the jumper's parachute opened
  • noun an athlete who competes at jumping
    • he is one hell of a jumper

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naut_mi

  • noun a former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters); 800 feet longer than a statute mile
    geographical mile; mi; Admiralty mile; mile; nautical mile.
  • noun a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude
    mi; mile; nautical mile; international nautical mile; knot; air mile.

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screen

  • noun a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing
    projection screen; silver screen.
  • noun a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight
    blind.
    • they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet

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crystal_rectifier

  • noun a semiconductor that consists of a p-n junction
    semiconductor diode; diode; junction rectifier.

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door_latch

  • noun spring-loaded doorlock that can only be opened from the outside with a key
    latch.

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hempen

  • adjective satellite having or resembling fibers especially fibers used in making cordage such as those of jute
    fibrous.

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signaler

  • noun someone who communicates by signals
    signaller.

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installation

  • noun the act of installing something (as equipment)
    installing; installment; instalment.
    • the telephone installation took only a few minutes
  • noun a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry
    facility.
    • the assembly plant is an enormous facility

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tuck

  • noun eatables (especially sweets)
  • noun (sports) a bodily position adopted in some sports (such as diving or skiing) in which the knees are bent and the thighs are drawn close to the chest

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jumper_cable

  • noun a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire
    jumper lead; lead; booster cable.
    • it was a tangle of jumper cables and clip leads

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cable_length

  • noun a nautical unit of depth
    cable's length; cable.

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nearby

  • adjective satellite close at hand
    • the nearby towns
    • concentrated his study on the nearby planet Venus
  • adverb not far away in relative terms
    • she works nearby
    • the planets orbiting nearby are Venus and Mars

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diving_bell

  • noun diving apparatus for underwater work; has an open bottom and is supplied with compressed air

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crossbeam

  • noun a horizontal beam that extends across something
    crosspiece; traverse; trave.

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color

  • noun a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
    colour; coloring; colouring.
    • a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light
  • noun interest and variety and intensity
    vividness; colour.
    • the Puritan Period was lacking in color
    • the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness

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pole

  • noun a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Poland

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fairlead

  • noun a pulley-block used to guide a rope forming part of a ship's rigging to avoid chafing

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telegraph_wire

  • noun the wire that carries telegraph and telephone signals
    telephone wire; telegraph line; telephone line.

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ftta

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aerial

  • noun a pass to a receiver downfield from the passer
    forward pass.
  • noun an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals
    transmitting aerial; antenna.

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millimetre

  • noun a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter
    millimeter; mm.

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hold_fast

  • verb stick to firmly
    bind; stick to; adhere; stick; bond.
    • Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?

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zip_up

  • verb close with a zipper
    zipper; zip.
    • Zip up your jacket--it's cold

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engine

  • noun motor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work
  • noun something used to achieve a purpose
    • an engine of change