logo

criterion (Also criteria, criterions) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to criterion

child

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
    kid.
    • they had three children
    • they were able to send their kids to college

More 'child' Meaning


francis_galton

  • noun English scientist (cousin of Charles Darwin) who explored many fields including heredity, meteorology, statistics, psychology, and anthropology; founder of eugenics and first to use fingerprints for identification (1822-1911)
    Galton; Sir Francis Galton.

More 'francis_galton' Meaning


four

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
    four-spot.

More 'four' Meaning


entropy

  • noun (communication theory) a numerical measure of the uncertainty of an outcome
    selective information; information.
    • the signal contained thousands of bits of information
  • noun (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work
    randomness; S.
    • entropy increases as matter and energy in the universe degrade to an ultimate state of inert uniformity

More 'entropy' Meaning


calculate

  • verb make a mathematical calculation or computation
    cypher; compute; work out; reckon; cipher; figure.
  • verb judge to be probable
    figure; reckon; forecast; estimate; count on.

More 'calculate' Meaning


physiological

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

More 'physiological' Meaning


vulcanology

  • noun the branch of geology that studies volcanoes
    volcanology.

More 'vulcanology' Meaning


microscopist

  • noun a scientist who specializes in research with the use of microscopes

More 'microscopist' Meaning


bank_bill

  • noun a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank)
    banknote; bill; banker's bill; note; Federal Reserve note; government note; bank note; greenback.
    • he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes

More 'bank_bill' Meaning


stickball_game

  • noun a form of baseball played in the streets with a rubber ball and broomstick handle
    stickball.

More 'stickball_game' Meaning


sinking

  • noun a descent as through liquid (especially through water)
    • they still talk about the sinking of the Titanic
  • noun a slow fall or decline (as for lack of strength)
    • after several hours of sinking an unexpected rally rescued the market
    • he could not control the sinking of his legs

More 'sinking' Meaning


applied

  • adjective concerned with concrete problems or data rather than with fundamental principles
    • applied physics
    • applied psychology
    • technical problems in medicine, engineering, economics and other applied disciplines"- Sidney Hook
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

More 'applied' Meaning


goose_egg

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it

More 'goose_egg' Meaning


geology

  • noun a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks

More 'geology' Meaning


void

  • noun the state of nonexistence
    nothingness; nullity; nihility.
  • noun an empty area or space
    vacancy; emptiness; vacuum.
    • the huge desert voids
    • the emptiness of outer space
    • without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum

More 'void' Meaning


regional

  • adjective characteristic of a region
    • regional flora
  • adjective satellite related or limited to a particular region
    • a regional dialect

More 'regional' Meaning


redact

  • noun someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication
    rewriter; redactor; reviser; rewrite man.
  • verb formulate in a particular style or language
    put; frame; couch; cast.
    • I wouldn't put it that way
    • She cast her request in very polite language

More 'redact' Meaning


appropriation

  • noun money set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose
  • noun incorporation by joining or uniting
    annexation.

More 'appropriation' Meaning


affect

  • noun the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
  • verb have an effect upon
    impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch.
    • Will the new rules affect me?

More 'affect' Meaning


circular_measure

  • noun measurement of angles in radians

More 'circular_measure' Meaning


prize

  • noun something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
    award.
    • the prize was a free trip to Europe
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    swag; booty; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

More 'prize' Meaning


investigator

  • noun a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
    researcher; research worker.
  • noun someone who investigates

More 'investigator' Meaning


pinch

  • noun a painful or straitened circumstance
    • the pinch of the recession
  • noun an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed

More 'pinch' Meaning


bacon

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

More 'bacon' Meaning


artistic_production

  • noun the creation of beautiful or significant things
    artistic creation; art.
    • art does not need to be innovative to be good
    • I was never any good at art
    • he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully

More 'artistic_production' Meaning


prescriptive_linguistics

  • noun an account of how a language should be used instead of how it is actually used; a prescription for the `correct' phonology and morphology and syntax and semantics

More 'prescriptive_linguistics' Meaning


disc

  • noun sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
    phonograph recording; platter; phonograph record; record; disk.
  • noun something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate
    disk; saucer.
    • the moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky

More 'disc' Meaning


united_states_congress

  • noun the legislature of the United States government
    US Congress; Congress; U.S. Congress.

More 'united_states_congress' Meaning


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.

More 'bicycle' Meaning


approximation

  • noun an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    estimate; estimation; idea.
    • an estimate of what it would cost
    • a rough idea how long it would take
  • noun the quality of coming near to identity (especially close in quantity)

More 'approximation' Meaning


expressive

  • adjective satellite characterized by expression
    • a very expressive face

More 'expressive' Meaning


even

  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    eventide; evening; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
  • verb make level or straight
    even out; level; flush.
    • level the ground

More 'even' Meaning


home_economics

  • noun theory and practice of homemaking
    household arts; home ec; domestic science.

More 'home_economics' Meaning


hide

  • noun the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
    fell.
  • noun body covering of a living animal
    pelt; skin.

More 'hide' Meaning


poison

  • noun any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism
    toxicant; poisonous substance.
  • noun anything that harms or destroys
    • the poison of fascism

More 'poison' Meaning


blur

  • noun a hazy or indistinct representation
    fuzz.
    • it happened so fast it was just a blur
    • he tried to clear his head of the whisky fuzz
  • verb become glassy; lose clear vision
    glaze over; film over.
    • Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep

More 'blur' Meaning


life_science

  • noun any of the branches of natural science dealing with the structure and behavior of living organisms
    bioscience.

More 'life_science' Meaning


new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

More 'new' Meaning


legislative_body

  • noun persons who make or amend or repeal laws
    legislature; legislative assembly; law-makers; general assembly.

More 'legislative_body' Meaning


anthropology

  • noun the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings

More 'anthropology' Meaning


pork_barrel

  • noun a legislative appropriation designed to ingratiate legislators with their constituents
    pork.

More 'pork_barrel' Meaning


studio

  • noun workplace for the teaching or practice of an art
    • she ran a dance studio
    • the music department provided studios for their students
    • you don't need a studio to make a passport photograph
  • noun an apartment with a living space and a bathroom and a small kitchen
    studio apartment.

More 'studio' Meaning


orthodoxy

  • noun the quality of being orthodox (especially in religion)
  • noun a belief or orientation agreeing with conventional standards

More 'orthodoxy' Meaning


dry

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

More 'dry' Meaning


mantell

  • noun English geologist remembered as the first person to recognize that dinosaurs were reptiles (1790-1852)
    Gideon Algernon Mantell.

More 'mantell' Meaning


kudos

  • noun an expression of approval and commendation
    congratulations; extolment; praise.
    • he always appreciated praise for his work

More 'kudos' Meaning


proxemics

  • noun the study of spatial distances between individuals in different cultures and situations

More 'proxemics' Meaning


synchronic

  • adjective occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase
    synchronal; synchronous.
    • recovery was synchronous with therapy"- Jour.A.M.A.
    • a synchronous set of clocks
    • the synchronous action of a bird's wings in flight
    • synchronous oscillations
  • adjective concerned with phenomena (especially language) at a particular period without considering historical antecedents
    • synchronic linguistics

More 'synchronic' Meaning


economics

  • noun the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
    economic science; political economy.

More 'economics' Meaning


credit

  • noun approval
    recognition.
    • give her recognition for trying
    • he was given credit for his work
    • give her credit for trying
  • noun money available for a client to borrow

More 'credit' Meaning


changer

  • noun a person who changes something
    modifier.
    • an inveterate changer of the menu
  • noun an automatic mechanical device on a record player that causes new records to be played without manual intervention
    auto-changer; record changer.

More 'changer' Meaning


dating

  • noun use of chemical analysis to estimate the age of geological specimens
    geological dating.
  • verb go on a date with
    date.
    • Tonight she is dating a former high school sweetheart

More 'dating' Meaning


harvey

  • noun English physician and scientist who described the circulation of the blood; he later proposed that all animals originate from an ovum produced by the female of the species (1578-1657)
    William Harvey.

More 'harvey' Meaning


psychological

  • adjective satellite mental or emotional as opposed to physical in nature
    • give psychological support
    • psychological warfare
  • adjective of or relating to or determined by psychology
    • psychological theories

More 'psychological' Meaning


total

  • noun the whole amount
    aggregate; sum; totality.
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    sum; amount.

More 'total' Meaning


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

More 'unit' Meaning


exceedance

  • noun (geology) the probability that an earthquake will generate a level of ground motion that exceeds a specified reference level during a given exposure time
    • the concept of exceedance can be applied to any type of environmental risk modeling

More 'exceedance' Meaning


linguistic_scientist

  • noun a specialist in linguistics
    linguist.

More 'linguistic_scientist' Meaning


music

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

More 'music' Meaning


calm

  • noun steadiness of mind under stress
    equanimity; calmness; composure.
    • he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity
  • noun wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale
    calm air.

More 'calm' Meaning


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

More 'spike' Meaning


strike

  • noun a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
    work stoppage.
    • the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled
  • noun an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective
    • the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn

More 'strike' Meaning


assessment

  • noun the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
    appraisal.
  • noun an amount determined as payable
    • the assessment for repairs outraged the club's membership

More 'assessment' Meaning


applied_psychology

  • noun any of several branches of psychology that seek to apply psychological principles to practical problems of education or industry or marketing etc.
    industrial psychology.

More 'applied_psychology' Meaning


sputter

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spatter; spattering; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun an utterance (of words) with spitting sounds (as in rage)
    splutter.

More 'sputter' Meaning


standardizer

  • noun a person who sets a standard for things to conform to
    standardiser.

More 'standardizer' Meaning


computational_linguistics

  • noun the use of computers for linguistic research and applications

More 'computational_linguistics' Meaning


metacriterion

Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.

stickball

  • noun a form of baseball played in the streets with a rubber ball and broomstick handle
    stickball game.

More 'stickball' Meaning


brahms

  • noun German composer who developed the romantic style of both lyrical and classical music (1833-1897)
    Johannes Brahms.
  • noun the music of Brahms
    • Brahms was included in the program

More 'brahms' Meaning


work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

More 'work' Meaning


line_of_work

  • noun the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
    job; line; business; occupation.
    • he's not in my line of business

More 'line_of_work' Meaning


archaist

  • noun a person who archaizes
  • noun an expert or collector of antiquities
    antiquary; antiquarian.

More 'archaist' Meaning


root

  • noun (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    origin; beginning; rootage; source.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root

More 'root' Meaning


example

  • noun an item of information that is typical of a class or group
    instance; illustration; representative.
    • this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome
    • there is an example on page 10
  • noun a representative form or pattern
    model.
    • I profited from his example

More 'example' Meaning


traditionality

  • noun strict adherence to traditional methods or teachings
    traditionalism.

More 'traditionality' Meaning


stylisation

  • noun the act of stylizing; causing to conform to a particular style
    stylization.

More 'stylisation' Meaning


indie

  • noun a pop group not affiliated with a major record company
  • noun an independent film company not associated with an established studio

More 'indie' Meaning


household

  • noun a social unit living together
    house; menage; family; home.
    • he moved his family to Virginia
    • It was a good Christian household
    • I waited until the whole house was asleep
    • the teacher asked how many people made up his home

More 'household' Meaning


cost_accounting

  • noun keeping account of the costs of items in production

More 'cost_accounting' Meaning


currency

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

More 'currency' Meaning


premium

  • noun payment for insurance
    insurance premium.
  • noun the amount that something in scarce supply is valued above its nominal value
    • they paid a premium for access to water

More 'premium' Meaning


pure_mathematics

  • noun the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness

More 'pure_mathematics' Meaning


absolute

  • noun something that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things; something that does not depend on anything else and is beyond human control; something that is not relative
    • no mortal being can influence the absolute
  • adjective perfect or complete or pure
    • absolute loyalty
    • absolute silence
    • absolute truth
    • absolute alcohol

More 'absolute' Meaning


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

More 'end' Meaning


turn

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turning.
    • he took a turn to the right

More 'turn' Meaning


verify

  • verb confirm the truth of
    • Please verify that the doors are closed
    • verify a claim
  • verb check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard
    control.
    • Are you controlling for the temperature?

More 'verify' Meaning


damage

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

More 'damage' Meaning


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

More 'machine' Meaning


economic_science

  • noun the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
    political economy; economics.

More 'economic_science' Meaning


scientific_discipline

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    science.
    • the science of genetics

More 'scientific_discipline' Meaning


dialect

  • noun the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people
    accent; idiom.
    • the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English
    • he has a strong German accent
    • it has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy

More 'dialect' Meaning


beauty

  • noun the qualities that give pleasure to the senses
  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; knockout; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.

More 'beauty' Meaning


mess

  • noun a state of confusion and disorderliness
    messiness; muss; mussiness.
    • the house was a mess
    • she smoothed the mussiness of the bed
  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; fix; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage

More 'mess' Meaning


grading

  • noun the act of arranging in a graduated series
    scaling.
  • noun changing the ground level to a smooth horizontal or gently sloping surface
    leveling.

More 'grading' Meaning


chump

  • noun a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    fool; soft touch; sucker; gull; patsy; fall guy; mug; mark.

More 'chump' Meaning


law

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

More 'law' Meaning


coiner

  • noun a maker of counterfeit coins
  • noun someone who is a source of new words or new expressions

More 'coiner' Meaning


parallel

  • noun something having the property of being analogous to something else
    analogue; analog.
  • noun an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
    latitude; parallel of latitude; line of latitude.

More 'parallel' Meaning


outgrade

Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.

cost_accountant

  • noun a specialist in the systematic recording and analysis of the costs incident to production

More 'cost_accountant' Meaning


comparative_psychology

  • noun the branch of psychology concerned with the behavior of animals
    animal psychology.

More 'comparative_psychology' Meaning


chemical_science

  • noun the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
    chemistry.

More 'chemical_science' Meaning


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.

More 'plumbing' Meaning


order

  • noun (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
    • the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London
  • noun a degree in a continuum of size or quantity
    order of magnitude.
    • it was on the order of a mile
    • an explosion of a low order of magnitude

More 'order' Meaning


wind

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

More 'wind' Meaning


restriction

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

More 'restriction' Meaning


office

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

More 'office' Meaning


scoring

  • noun evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score
    marking; grading.
    • what he disliked about teaching was all the grading he had to do
  • verb gain points in a game
    rack up; tally; score; hit.
    • The home team scored many times
    • He hit a home run
    • He hit .300 in the past season

More 'scoring' Meaning


solidus

  • noun a gold coin of the Byzantine Empire; widely circulated in Europe in the Middle Ages
    bezant; bezzant; byzant.
  • noun a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
    virgule; diagonal; separatrix; stroke; slash.

More 'solidus' Meaning


fit

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

More 'fit' Meaning


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

More 'fix' Meaning


better

  • noun something superior in quality or condition or effect
    • a change for the better
  • noun someone who bets
    wagerer; punter; bettor.

More 'better' Meaning


production

  • noun the act or process of producing something
    • Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous
    • the production of white blood cells
  • noun a presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television
    • have you seen the new production of Hamlet?

More 'production' Meaning


harmony

  • noun compatibility in opinion and action
    harmoniousness.
  • noun the structure of music with respect to the composition and progression of chords
    musical harmony.

More 'harmony' Meaning


five_dollar_bill

  • noun a United States bill worth 5 dollars
    five-spot; fiver.

More 'five_dollar_bill' Meaning


break

  • noun some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
    interruption.
    • the telephone is an annoying interruption
    • there was a break in the action when a player was hurt
  • noun an unexpected piece of good luck
    good luck; happy chance.
    • he finally got his big break

More 'break' Meaning


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

More 'band' Meaning


bankroll

  • noun a roll of currency notes (often taken as the resources of a person or business etc.)
    roll.
    • he shot his roll on a bob-tailed nag
  • verb provide with sufficient funds; finance
    • Who will bankroll the restoration of the former East German economy?

More 'bankroll' Meaning


beaut

  • noun an outstanding example of its kind
    beauty.
    • his roses were beauties
    • when I make a mistake it's a beaut

More 'beaut' Meaning


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

More 'silver' Meaning


bank

  • noun sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
    • they pulled the canoe up on the bank
    • he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents
  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; depository financial institution; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

More 'bank' Meaning


bread

  • noun food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
    breadstuff; staff of life.
  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly.

More 'bread' Meaning


scorefile

Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.

control_condition

  • noun a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment
    control.
    • the control condition was inappropriate for the conclusions he wished to draw

More 'control_condition' Meaning


capacity_unit

  • noun a unit of measurement of volume or capacity
    capacity measure; cubage unit; volume unit; displacement unit; cubic content unit; cubic measure; cubature unit.

More 'capacity_unit' Meaning


dinge

  • noun discoloration due to dirtiness
    dinginess.
  • verb make a dent or impression in
    batter.
    • dinge a soft hat

More 'dinge' Meaning


moneyer

  • noun a skilled worker who coins or stamps money
    minter; coiner.

More 'moneyer' Meaning


toll

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

More 'toll' Meaning


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.

More 'bond' Meaning


financial

  • adjective involving financial matters
    fiscal.
    • fiscal responsibility

More 'financial' Meaning


concord

  • noun a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole
    concordance; harmony.
  • noun capital of the state of New Hampshire; located in south central New Hampshire on the Merrimack river
    capital of New Hampshire.

More 'concord' Meaning


company

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

More 'company' Meaning


displacement

  • noun act of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics
    supplanting.
  • noun an event in which something is displaced without rotation
    shift.

More 'displacement' Meaning


acid_rain

  • noun rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when industrial gas emissions (especially sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides) combine with water
    acid precipitation.

More 'acid_rain' Meaning


tonometry

  • noun the measurement of intraocular pressure by determining the amount of force needed to make a slight indentation in the cornea

More 'tonometry' Meaning


lifter

  • noun an athlete who lifts barbells
    weightlifter.
  • noun a thief who steals goods that are in a store
    shoplifter; booster.

More 'lifter' Meaning


threepence

  • noun former cupronickel coin of the United Kingdom equal to three pennies

More 'threepence' Meaning


collector

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

More 'collector' Meaning


network

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

More 'network' Meaning


gradation

  • noun relative position in a graded series
    step.
    • always a step behind
    • subtle gradations in color
    • keep in step with the fashions
  • noun a degree of ablaut
    grade.

More 'gradation' Meaning


content

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

More 'content' Meaning


debit

  • noun an accounting entry acknowledging sums that are owing
    debit entry.
  • verb enter as debit

More 'debit' Meaning


revolve

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

More 'revolve' Meaning


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.

More 'engineer' Meaning


sliding

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

More 'sliding' Meaning


written

  • adjective set down in writing in any of various ways
    • written evidence
  • verb produce a literary work
    write; pen; compose; indite.
    • She composed a poem
    • He wrote four novels

More 'written' Meaning


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

More 'standard' Meaning


system_of_weights

  • noun a system of units used to express the weight of something
    weight.

More 'system_of_weights' Meaning


estimate

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

More 'estimate' Meaning


certified

  • adjective endorsed authoritatively as having met certain requirements
    • a certified public accountant
  • verb provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes
    attest; certify; demonstrate; evidence; manifest.
    • His high fever attested to his illness
    • The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication
    • This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness

More 'certified' Meaning


graduated_cylinder

  • noun a cylindrical graduate

More 'graduated_cylinder' Meaning


petroleum_geologist

  • noun a specialist in petroleum geology
    oil geologist.

More 'petroleum_geologist' Meaning


industrial

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

More 'industrial' Meaning


researcher

  • noun a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
    investigator; research worker.

More 'researcher' Meaning


superannuation

  • noun a monthly payment made to someone who is retired from work
    retirement fund; old-age pension; retirement benefit; retirement check; retirement pension.
  • noun the property of being out of date and not current
    obsoleteness.

More 'superannuation' Meaning


popularism

  • noun music adapted to the understanding and taste of the majority

More 'popularism' Meaning


hook

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

More 'hook' Meaning


radiologic_technologist

  • noun a scientist trained in radiological technology

More 'radiologic_technologist' Meaning


medical_scientist

  • noun a scientist who studies disease processes

More 'medical_scientist' Meaning


lister

  • noun assessor who makes out the tax lists
  • noun English surgeon who was the first to use antiseptics (1827-1912)
    Joseph Lister; Baron Lister.

More 'lister' Meaning


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

More 'service' Meaning


information_science

  • noun the sciences concerned with gathering, manipulating, storing, retrieving, and classifying recorded information
    informatics; IP; information processing.

More 'information_science' Meaning


tune

  • noun a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
    melodic phrase; air; melodic line; strain; melody; line.
    • she was humming an air from Beethoven
  • noun the property of producing accurately a note of a given pitch
    • he cannot sing in tune
    • the clarinet was out of tune

More 'tune' Meaning


farming

  • noun the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
    agriculture; husbandry.
  • noun agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life
    land.
    • farming is a strenuous life
    • there's no work on the land any more

More 'farming' Meaning


ranging

  • adjective wandering freely
    • at night in bed...his slowly ranging thoughts...encountered her
  • verb change or be different within limits
    range; run.
    • Estimates for the losses in the earthquake range as high as $2 billion
    • Interest rates run from 5 to 10 percent
    • The instruments ranged from tuba to cymbals
    • My students range from very bright to dull

More 'ranging' Meaning


toe

  • noun one of the digits of the foot
  • noun the part of footwear that provides a covering for the toes

More 'toe' Meaning


u.s._congress

  • noun the legislature of the United States government
    US Congress; United States Congress; Congress.

More 'u.s._congress' Meaning


period_of_play

  • noun (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds
    playing period; play.
    • rain stopped play in the 4th inning

More 'period_of_play' Meaning


token_money

  • noun coins of regular issue whose face value is greater than their intrinsic value

More 'token_money' Meaning


bebo

Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.

zero

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; nought; cipher; cypher.

More 'zero' Meaning


regulator

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

More 'regulator' Meaning


validity

  • noun the quality of being valid and rigorous
    rigor; rigour; cogency.
  • noun the quality of having legal force or effectiveness
    validness.

More 'validity' Meaning


historical

  • adjective of or relating to the study of history
    • historical scholars
    • a historical perspective
  • adjective satellite having once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary
    • the historical Jesus
    • doubt that a historical Camelot every existed
    • actual historical events

More 'historical' Meaning


diachrony

  • noun the study of linguistic change
    historical linguistics; diachronic linguistics.
    • the synchrony and diachrony of language

More 'diachrony' Meaning


fashion

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

More 'fashion' Meaning


hue

  • noun the quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength
    chromaticity.
  • verb take on color or become colored
    • In highlights it hued to a dull silver-grey

More 'hue' Meaning


domestic_science

  • noun theory and practice of homemaking
    household arts; home ec; home economics.

More 'domestic_science' Meaning


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

More 'mine' Meaning


oil_geologist

  • noun a specialist in petroleum geology
    petroleum geologist.

More 'oil_geologist' Meaning


manner

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

More 'manner' Meaning


sounding

  • noun a measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line
  • noun the act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line)

More 'sounding' Meaning


mint

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

More 'mint' Meaning


ray

  • noun a column of light (as from a beacon)
    shaft; ray of light; irradiation; shaft of light; beam; beam of light; light beam.
  • noun a branch of an umbel or an umbelliform inflorescence

More 'ray' Meaning


criterional

  • adjective satellite serving as a basis for evaluation
    criterial.

More 'criterional' Meaning


chest

  • noun the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
    pectus; thorax.
  • noun box with a lid; used for storage; usually large and sturdy

More 'chest' Meaning


natural_language_processing

  • noun the branch of information science that deals with natural language information
    human language technology; NLP.

More 'natural_language_processing' Meaning


earned_run_average

  • noun (baseball) a measure of a pitcher's effectiveness; calculated as the average number of earned runs allowed by the pitcher for every nine innings pitched
    ERA.

More 'earned_run_average' Meaning


metallurgist

  • noun an engineer trained in the extraction and refining and alloying and fabrication of metals
    metallurgical engineer.

More 'metallurgist' Meaning


greenback

  • noun a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank)
    bank bill; banknote; bill; banker's bill; note; Federal Reserve note; government note; bank note.
    • he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes

More 'greenback' Meaning


foetometry

  • noun measurement of a fetus (especially the diameter of the head)
    fetometry.

More 'foetometry' Meaning


lucre

  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; kale; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly; bread.
  • noun the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
    net profit; profit; earnings; net; profits; net income.

More 'lucre' Meaning


anemography

  • noun recording anemometrical measurements

More 'anemography' Meaning


claim

  • noun an assertion of a right (as to money or property)
    • his claim asked for damages
  • noun an assertion that something is true or factual
    • his claim that he was innocent
    • evidence contradicted the government's claims

More 'claim' Meaning


wind_scale

  • noun an international scale of wind force from 0 (calm air) to 12 (hurricane)
    Beaufort scale.

More 'wind_scale' Meaning


coin

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

More 'coin' Meaning


moolah

  • noun informal terms for money
    wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly; bread.

More 'moolah' Meaning


observation

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

More 'observation' Meaning


medical

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

More 'medical' Meaning


camp

  • noun temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
    encampment; bivouac; cantonment.
    • wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling
  • noun a group of people living together in a camp
    • the whole camp laughed at his mistake

More 'camp' Meaning


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

More 'metal' Meaning


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

More 'principle' Meaning


search_engine

  • noun a computer program that retrieves documents or files or data from a database or from a computer network (especially from the internet)

More 'search_engine' Meaning


ducat

  • noun formerly a gold coin of various European countries

More 'ducat' Meaning


sneak_thief

  • noun a thief who steals without using violence
    snitcher; pilferer.

More 'sneak_thief' Meaning


inventory_accounting

  • noun accounting that controls and evaluates inventory

More 'inventory_accounting' Meaning


idealisation

  • noun (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that splits something you are ambivalent about into two representations--one good and one bad
    idealization.
  • noun something that exists only as an idea
    idealization.

More 'idealisation' Meaning


dollar_bill

  • noun a piece of paper money worth one dollar
    clam; dollar; one dollar bill; buck.

More 'dollar_bill' Meaning


fundamental_quantity

  • noun one of the four quantities that are the basis of systems of measurement
    fundamental measure.

More 'fundamental_quantity' Meaning


chartered

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

More 'chartered' Meaning


gauge

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

More 'gauge' Meaning


beau_ideal

  • noun an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept
    paragon; idol; perfection.

More 'beau_ideal' Meaning


internal_auditor

  • noun an auditor who is an employee of the company whose records are audited and who provides information to the management and board of directors

More 'internal_auditor' Meaning


social_control

  • noun control exerted (actively or passively) by group action

More 'social_control' Meaning


stravinsky

  • noun composer who was born in Russia but lived in the United States after 1939 (1882-1971)
    Igor Stravinsky; Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky.
  • noun the music of Stravinsky
    • Stravinsky no longer causes riots in the streets

More 'stravinsky' Meaning


sugar

  • noun a white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative
    refined sugar.
  • noun an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain
    carbohydrate; saccharide.

More 'sugar' Meaning


instrumentalist

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

More 'instrumentalist' Meaning


hardball

  • noun a no-nonsense attitude in business or politics
    • they play hardball in the Senate
  • noun baseball as distinguished from softball

More 'hardball' Meaning


cryptography

  • noun the science of analyzing and deciphering codes and ciphers and cryptograms
    cryptanalytics; cryptology; cryptanalysis.
  • noun act of writing in code or cipher
    steganography; coding; secret writing.

More 'cryptography' Meaning


smut

  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    soot; crock; lampblack; carbon black.
  • noun destructive diseases of plants (especially cereal grasses) caused by fungi that produce black powdery masses of spores

More 'smut' Meaning


pocket

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

More 'pocket' Meaning


face_value

  • noun the value of a security that is set by the company issuing it; unrelated to market value
    par value; nominal value.
  • noun the apparent worth as opposed to the real worth

More 'face_value' Meaning


public

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; populace.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  • noun a body of people sharing some common interest
    • the reading public

More 'public' Meaning


linguist

  • noun a specialist in linguistics
    linguistic scientist.
  • noun a person who speaks more than one language
    polyglot.

More 'linguist' Meaning


steal

  • noun an advantageous purchase
    buy; bargain.
    • she got a bargain at the auction
    • the stock was a real buy at that price
  • noun a stolen base; an instance in which a base runner advances safely during the delivery of a pitch (without the help of a hit or walk or passed ball or wild pitch)

More 'steal' Meaning


hundred_dollar_bill

  • noun a United States bill worth 100 dollars
    c-note.

More 'hundred_dollar_bill' Meaning


international_system_of_units

  • noun a complete metric system of units of measurement for scientists; fundamental quantities are length (meter) and mass (kilogram) and time (second) and electric current (ampere) and temperature (kelvin) and amount of matter (mole) and luminous intensity (candela)
    Systeme International; SI unit; SI system; International System; SI; Systeme International d'Unites.
    • Today the United States is the only country in the world not totally committed to the Systeme International d'Unites

More 'international_system_of_units' Meaning


avoirdupois_weight

  • noun a system of weights based on the 16-ounce pound (or 7,000 grains)
    avoirdupois.

More 'avoirdupois_weight' Meaning


hypsography

  • noun the scientific study of the earth's configuration above sea level (emphasizing the measurement of land altitudes relative to sea level)
  • noun measurement of the elevation of land above sea level
    hypsometry.

More 'hypsography' Meaning


capacity

  • noun capability to perform or produce
    • among his gifts is his capacity for true altruism
    • limited runway capacity
    • a great capacity for growth
  • noun the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment
    capability.
    • the capability of a metal to be fused

More 'capacity' Meaning


score

  • noun a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    grade; mark.
    • she made good marks in algebra
    • grade A milk
    • what was your score on your homework?
  • noun a written form of a musical composition; parts for different instruments appear on separate staves on large pages
    musical score.
    • he studied the score of the sonata

More 'score' Meaning


bond_rating

  • noun an evaluation by a rating company of the probability that a particular bond issue will default
    • the bonds of highest quality are said to have bond ratings of AAA

More 'bond_rating' Meaning


wage

  • noun something that remunerates
    pay; earnings; salary; remuneration.
    • wages were paid by check
    • he wasted his pay on drink
    • they saved a quarter of all their earnings
  • verb carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)
    engage.
    • Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe

More 'wage' Meaning


piece_of_eight

  • noun an old silver Spanish coin; worth 8 reales

More 'piece_of_eight' Meaning


folding_money

  • noun currency issued by a government or central bank and consisting of printed paper that can circulate as a substitute for specie
    paper currency; paper money.

More 'folding_money' Meaning


nominal_value

  • noun the value of a security that is set by the company issuing it; unrelated to market value
    face value; par value.

More 'nominal_value' Meaning


medallion

  • noun any of various large ancient Greek coins
  • noun a circular helping of food (especially a boneless cut of meat)
    • medallions of veal

More 'medallion' Meaning


agrobiology

  • noun the study of plant nutrition and growth especially as a way to increase crop yield

More 'agrobiology' Meaning


planner

  • noun a person who makes plans
    deviser; contriver.
  • noun a notebook for recording appointments and things to be done, etc.

More 'planner' Meaning


devaluation

  • noun an official lowering of a nation's currency; a decrease in the value of a country's currency relative to that of foreign countries
  • noun the reduction of something's value or worth

More 'devaluation' Meaning


magnetics

  • noun the branch of science that studies magnetism
    magnetism.

More 'magnetics' Meaning


valuableness

  • noun the positive quality of being precious and beyond value
    pricelessness; preciousness; invaluableness.

More 'valuableness' Meaning


rounders

  • noun an English ball game similar to baseball
  • noun a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained
    debauchee; rounder; libertine.

More 'rounders' Meaning


clerking

  • noun the activity of recording business transactions
    bookkeeping.
  • verb work as a clerk, as in the legal business
    clerk.

More 'clerking' Meaning


melodic_line

  • noun a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
    melodic phrase; air; strain; melody; line; tune.
    • she was humming an air from Beethoven

More 'melodic_line' Meaning


etf

  • noun a mutual fund that is traded on a stock exchange
    exchange traded fund.

More 'etf' Meaning


polynomial

  • noun a mathematical function that is the sum of a number of terms
    multinomial.
  • adjective having the character of a polynomial
    multinomial.
    • a polynomial expression

More 'polynomial' Meaning


gross_national_product

  • noun former measure of the United States economy; the total market value of goods and services produced by all citizens and capital during a given period (usually 1 yr)
    GNP.

More 'gross_national_product' Meaning


trust

  • noun something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary)
    • he is the beneficiary of a generous trust set up by his father
  • noun certainty based on past experience
    reliance.
    • he wrote the paper with considerable reliance on the work of other scientists
    • he put more trust in his own two legs than in the gun

More 'trust' Meaning


james_hutton

  • noun Scottish geologist who described the processes that have shaped the surface of the earth (1726-1797)
    Hutton.

More 'james_hutton' Meaning


petty

  • noun larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale)
    petit larceny; petty larceny.
  • adjective satellite inferior in rank or status
    junior-grade; lower-ranking; lowly; subaltern; secondary.
    • the junior faculty
    • a lowly corporal
    • petty officialdom
    • a subordinate functionary

More 'petty' Meaning


british_imperial_system

  • noun a system of weights and measures based on the foot and pound and second and pint
    British system; English system.

More 'british_imperial_system' Meaning


three

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips
    trey.

More 'three' Meaning


subsidy

  • noun a grant paid by a government to an enterprise that benefits the public
    • a subsidy for research in artificial intelligence

More 'subsidy' Meaning


basic

  • noun (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
    staple.
  • noun a popular programming language that is relatively easy to learn; an acronym for beginner's all-purpose symbolic instruction code; no longer in general use

More 'basic' Meaning


idol

  • noun a material effigy that is worshipped
    god; graven image.
    • thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image
    • money was his god
  • noun someone who is adored blindly and excessively
    matinee idol.

More 'idol' Meaning


baud

  • noun (computer science) a data transmission rate (bits/second) for modems
    baud rate.

More 'baud' Meaning


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

More 'life' Meaning


worker

  • noun a person who works at a specific occupation
    • he is a good worker
  • noun a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
    proletarian; prole.
    • workers of the world--unite!

More 'worker' Meaning


catering

  • noun providing food and services
  • verb give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
    provide; cater; ply; supply.
    • The hostess provided lunch for all the guests

More 'catering' Meaning


craft

  • noun the skilled practice of a practical occupation
    trade.
    • he learned his trade as an apprentice
  • noun a vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space

More 'craft' Meaning


playing_period

  • noun (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds
    play; period of play.
    • rain stopped play in the 4th inning

More 'playing_period' Meaning


chill

  • noun coldness due to a cold environment
    iciness; gelidity.
  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; quiver; thrill; shudder; shiver; tingle.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him

More 'chill' Meaning


holmes

  • noun a fictitious detective in stories by A. Conan Doyle
    Sherlock Holmes.
  • noun United States jurist noted for his liberal opinions (1841-1935)
    Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr..

More 'holmes' Meaning


solvate

  • noun a compound formed by solvation (the combination of solvent molecules with molecules or ions of the solute)
  • verb cause a solvation in (a substance)

More 'solvate' Meaning


heartland

  • noun the central region of a country or continent; especially a region that is important to a country or to a culture

More 'heartland' Meaning


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

More 'air' Meaning


balance

  • noun a state of equilibrium
  • noun equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

More 'balance' Meaning


procedure

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    process.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work
    operation.
    • the operations in building a house
    • certain machine tool operations

More 'procedure' Meaning


cylinder

  • noun a solid bounded by a cylindrical surface and two parallel planes (the bases)
  • noun a surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line

More 'cylinder' Meaning


player

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

More 'player' Meaning


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.

More 'in' Meaning


comparative

  • noun the comparative form of an adjective or adverb
    comparative degree.
    • `faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast'
    • `less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous'
    • `more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'
  • adjective relating to or based on or involving comparison
    • comparative linguistics

More 'comparative' Meaning


shift

  • noun an event in which something is displaced without rotation
    displacement.
  • noun a qualitative change
    transformation; transmutation.

More 'shift' Meaning


patent

  • noun a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
    patent of invention.
  • noun an official document granting a right or privilege
    letters patent.

More 'patent' Meaning


make

  • noun a recognizable kind
    brand.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    shuffle; shuffling.

More 'make' Meaning


trained_worker

  • noun a worker who has acquired special skills
    skilled workman; skilled worker.

More 'trained_worker' Meaning


inventory

  • noun a detailed list of all the items in stock
    stock list.
  • noun the merchandise that a shop has on hand
    stock.
    • they carried a vast inventory of hardware
    • they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory

More 'inventory' Meaning


nil

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it

More 'nil' Meaning


rain

  • noun water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
    rainfall.
  • noun drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds
    rainwater.

More 'rain' Meaning


nix

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; zero; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • verb command against
    prohibit; forbid; proscribe; disallow; veto; interdict.
    • I forbid you to call me late at night
    • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
    • Dad nixed our plans

More 'nix' Meaning


half_dollar

  • noun a United States coin worth half of a dollar
    fifty-cent piece.

More 'half_dollar' Meaning


normalization

  • noun the imposition of standards or regulations
    normalisation; standardisation; standardization.
    • a committee was appointed to recommend terminological standardization

More 'normalization' Meaning


troy_weight

  • noun a system of weights used for precious metals and gemstones; based on a 12-ounce pound and an ounce of 480 grains
    troy.

More 'troy_weight' Meaning


savings

  • noun a fund of money put by as a reserve
    nest egg.
  • noun an act of economizing; reduction in cost
    saving; economy.
    • it was a small economy to walk to work every day
    • there was a saving of 50 cents

More 'savings' Meaning


quantitative

  • adjective expressible as a quantity or relating to or susceptible of measurement
    • export wheat without quantitative limitations
    • quantitative analysis determines the amounts and proportions of the chemical constituents of a substance or mixture
  • adjective relating to the measurement of quantity
    • quantitative studies

More 'quantitative' Meaning


musical

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

More 'musical' Meaning


experimental_psychology

  • noun the branch of psychology that uses experimental methods to study psychological issues
    psychonomics.

More 'experimental_psychology' Meaning


kale

  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; pelf; lolly; bread.
  • noun a hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a head
    Brassica oleracea acephala; borecole; kail; cole; colewort.

More 'kale' Meaning


psychometrics

  • noun any branch of psychology concerned with psychological measurements
    psychometry; psychometrika.

More 'psychometrics' Meaning


subsidization

  • noun money (or other benefits) obtained as a subsidy
    subsidisation.
  • noun the act of providing a subsidy
    subsidisation; grant.

More 'subsidization' Meaning


bandwidth

  • noun a data transmission rate; the maximum amount of information (bits/second) that can be transmitted along a channel

More 'bandwidth' Meaning


human

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

More 'human' Meaning


equal_temperament

  • noun the division of the scale based on an octave that is divided into twelve exactly equal semitones
    • equal temperament is the system commonly used in keyboard instruments

More 'equal_temperament' Meaning


mix

  • noun a commercially prepared mixture of dry ingredients
    premix.
  • noun an event that combines things in a mixture
    mixture.
    • a gradual mixture of cultures

More 'mix' Meaning


pecuniary

  • adjective relating to or involving money
    monetary.
    • monetary rewards
    • he received thanks but no pecuniary compensation for his services

More 'pecuniary' Meaning


board

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

More 'board' Meaning


save

  • noun (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring
    • the goalie made a brilliant save
    • the relief pitcher got credit for a save
  • verb save from ruin, destruction, or harm
    relieve; salvage; salve.

More 'save' Meaning


synchronisation

  • noun the relation that exists when things occur at the same time
    synchronicity; synchronizing; synchronism; synchronization; synchroneity; synchrony.
    • the drug produces an increased synchrony of the brain waves
  • noun an adjustment that causes something to occur or recur in unison
    synchronising; synchronization; synchronizing.

More 'synchronisation' Meaning


pizzicato

  • noun a note or passage that is played pizzicato
  • adjective satellite (of instruments in the violin family) to be plucked with the finger

More 'pizzicato' Meaning


conventionalization

  • noun the act of conventionalizing; conforming to a conventional style
    conventionalisation.

More 'conventionalization' Meaning


judge

  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    justice; jurist.
  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    evaluator.

More 'judge' Meaning


standardization

  • noun the condition in which a standard has been successfully established
    standardisation.
    • standardization of nuts and bolts had saved industry millions of dollars
  • noun the imposition of standards or regulations
    normalization; normalisation; standardisation.
    • a committee was appointed to recommend terminological standardization

More 'standardization' Meaning


banker's_bill

  • noun a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank)
    bank bill; banknote; bill; note; Federal Reserve note; government note; bank note; greenback.
    • he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes

More 'banker's_bill' Meaning


antique

  • noun an elderly man
    old geezer; old-timer; gaffer; oldtimer.
  • noun any piece of furniture or decorative object or the like produced in a former period and valuable because of its beauty or rarity

More 'antique' Meaning


thanatology

  • noun the branch of science that studies death (especially its social and psychological aspects)

More 'thanatology' Meaning


right

  • noun an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; it is something that nobody can take away"
    • they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights
    • Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt
    • a right is not something that somebody gives you
  • noun location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east
    • he stood on the right

More 'right' Meaning


people

  • noun (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
    • old people
    • there were at least 200 people in the audience
  • noun the body of citizens of a state or country
    citizenry.
    • the Spanish people

More 'people' Meaning


absolute_scale

  • noun a temperature scale that defines absolute zero as 0 degrees; water freezes at 273.16 degrees and boils at 373.16 degrees
    Kelvin scale.

More 'absolute_scale' Meaning


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

More 'crown' Meaning


louis_d'or

  • noun a former French gold coin

More 'louis_d'or' Meaning


invoice

  • noun an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered
    account; bill.
    • he paid his bill and left
    • send me an account of what I owe
  • verb send an bill to
    • She invoiced the company for her expenses

More 'invoice' Meaning


haydn

  • noun prolific Austrian composer who influenced the classical form of the symphony (1732-1809)
    Franz Joseph Haydn; Joseph Haydn.
  • noun the music of Haydn

More 'haydn' Meaning


denier

  • noun a unit of measurement for the fineness of silk or nylon or rayon
    • with an evening dress one wears 10 denier stockings
  • noun any of various former European coins of different denominations

More 'denier' Meaning


stylization

  • noun the act of stylizing; causing to conform to a particular style
    stylisation.

More 'stylization' Meaning


cognitive_psychology

  • noun an approach to psychology that emphasizes internal mental processes

More 'cognitive_psychology' Meaning


adjustor

  • noun one who investigates insurance claims or claims for damages and recommends an effective settlement
    claims adjustor; adjuster; claims adjuster; claim agent.

More 'adjustor' Meaning


treadmill

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

More 'treadmill' Meaning


stylise

  • verb represent according to a conventional style
    conventionalize; stylize.
    • a stylized female head

More 'stylise' Meaning


newmarket

  • noun a long close-fitting coat worn for riding in the 19th century
  • noun a gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck); a player plays the lowest card of a suit in his hand and successively higher cards are played until the sequence stops; the player who plays a card matching one in the layout wins all the chips on that card
    Michigan; boodle; stops; Chicago.

More 'newmarket' Meaning


qur'an

Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.

4-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 4 hits
    four-hitter.

More '4-hitter' Meaning


graduated

  • adjective marked with or divided into degrees
    calibrated.
    • a calibrated thermometer
  • verb receive an academic degree upon completion of one's studies
    graduate.
    • She graduated in 1990

More 'graduated' Meaning


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

More 'post' Meaning


limitation

  • noun a principle that limits the extent of something
    restriction.
    • I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements
  • noun the quality of being limited or restricted
    • it is a good plan but it has serious limitations

More 'limitation' Meaning


magazine

  • noun a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it
    mag.
    • it takes several years before a magazine starts to break even or make money
  • noun product consisting of a paperback periodic publication as a physical object
    • tripped over a pile of magazines

More 'magazine' Meaning


cubage_unit

  • noun a unit of measurement of volume or capacity
    capacity measure; volume unit; displacement unit; cubic content unit; capacity unit; cubic measure; cubature unit.

More 'cubage_unit' Meaning


fourpence

  • noun a former English silver coin worth four pennies
    groat.

More 'fourpence' Meaning


two_dollar_bill

  • noun a United States bill worth 2 dollars

More 'two_dollar_bill' Meaning


diachronic_linguistics

  • noun the study of linguistic change
    diachrony; historical linguistics.
    • the synchrony and diachrony of language

More 'diachronic_linguistics' Meaning


profession

  • noun the body of people in a learned occupation
    • the news spread rapidly through the medical profession
    • they formed a community of scientists
  • noun an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)

More 'profession' Meaning


sou

  • noun a former French coin of low denomination; often used of any small amount of money
    • he hasn't a sou to his name

More 'sou' Meaning


descriptive_linguistics

  • noun a description (at a given point in time) of a language with respect to its phonology and morphology and syntax and semantics without value judgments

More 'descriptive_linguistics' Meaning


civil_list

  • noun a sum of money voted by British Parliament each year for the expenses of the British royal family

More 'civil_list' Meaning


cryptographer

  • noun decoder skilled in the analysis of codes and cryptograms
    cryptanalyst; cryptologist.

More 'cryptographer' Meaning


combinatorics

Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.

support

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

More 'support' Meaning


opus

  • noun a musical work that has been created
    piece of music; musical composition; piece; composition.
    • the composition is written in four movements

More 'opus' Meaning


minter

  • noun a skilled worker who coins or stamps money
    coiner; moneyer.

More 'minter' Meaning


way

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; manner; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun how a result is obtained or an end is achieved
    agency; means.
    • a means of control
    • an example is the best agency of instruction
    • the true way to success

More 'way' Meaning


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

More 'call' Meaning


war

  • noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    warfare.
    • thousands of people were killed in the war
  • noun a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply
    state of war.
    • war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring

More 'war' Meaning


accountancy

  • noun the occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a business
    accounting.

More 'accountancy' Meaning


medium

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

More 'medium' Meaning


form

  • noun the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
    descriptor; word form; signifier.
    • the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached
  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    sort; kind; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?

More 'form' Meaning


polyphonic

  • adjective having two or more phonetic values
    • polyphonic letters such as `a'
  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by polyphony
    polyphonous.
    • polyphonic traditions of the baroque

More 'polyphonic' Meaning


heat

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

More 'heat' Meaning


reset

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

More 'reset' Meaning


congratulations

  • noun an expression of approval and commendation
    kudos; extolment; praise.
    • he always appreciated praise for his work
  • noun the act of acknowledging that someone has an occasion for celebration
    congratulation; felicitation.

More 'congratulations' Meaning


margin_of_safety

  • noun the margin required in order to insure safety
    safety margin; margin of error.
    • in engineering the margin of safety is the strength of the material minus the anticipated stress

More 'margin_of_safety' Meaning


temper

  • noun a sudden outburst of anger
    pique; irritation.
    • his temper sparked like damp firewood
  • noun a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
    humor; humour; mood.
    • whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time
    • he was in a bad humor

More 'temper' Meaning


pall

  • noun a sudden numbing dread
    chill.
  • noun burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped
    shroud; winding-sheet; winding-clothes; cerement.

More 'pall' Meaning


trim

  • noun a state of arrangement or appearance
    trimness.
    • in good trim
  • noun a decoration or adornment on a garment
    passementerie; trimming.
    • the trimming on a hat
    • the trim on a shirt

More 'trim' Meaning


classic

  • noun a creation of the highest excellence
  • noun an artist who has created classic works

More 'classic' Meaning


abstract

  • noun a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
    abstraction.
    • he loved her only in the abstract--not in person
  • noun a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
    precis; synopsis; outline.

More 'abstract' Meaning


textbook

  • noun a book prepared for use in schools or colleges
    text; text edition; school text; schoolbook.
    • his economics textbook is in its tenth edition
    • the professor wrote the text that he assigned students to buy
  • adjective satellite according to or characteristic of a casebook or textbook; typical
    casebook.
    • a casebook schizophrenic
    • a textbook example

More 'textbook' Meaning


regularisation

  • noun the condition of having been made regular (or more regular)
    regularization.
  • noun the act of bringing to uniformity; making regular
    regulation; regularization.

More 'regularisation' Meaning


potholer

  • noun a person who explores caves
    spelaeologist; spelunker; speleologist.

More 'potholer' Meaning


accounting

  • noun a convincing explanation that reveals basic causes
    • he was unable to give a clear accounting for his actions
  • noun a system that provides quantitative information about finances

More 'accounting' Meaning


mold

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

More 'mold' Meaning


check

  • noun a written order directing a bank to pay money
    cheque; bank check.
    • he paid all his bills by check
  • noun an appraisal of the state of affairs
    assay.
    • they made an assay of the contents
    • a check on its dependability under stress

More 'check' Meaning


physical

  • adjective involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit
    • physical exercise
    • physical suffering
    • was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance
  • adjective relating to the sciences dealing with matter and energy; especially physics
    • physical sciences
    • physical laws

More 'physical' Meaning


marking

  • noun a distinguishing symbol
    marker; mark.
    • the owner's mark was on all the sheep
  • noun a pattern of marks

More 'marking' Meaning


no

  • noun a negative
    • his no was loud and clear
  • noun a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding curium with carbon ions; 7 isotopes are known
    atomic number 102; nobelium.

More 'no' Meaning


authoritative

  • adjective satellite having authority or ascendancy or influence
    important.
    • an important official
    • the captain's authoritative manner
  • adjective satellite of recognized authority or excellence
    definitive; classical; classic.
    • the definitive work on Greece
    • classical methods of navigation

More 'authoritative' Meaning


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

More 'stake' Meaning


telemetry

  • noun automatic transmission and measurement of data from remote sources by wire or radio or other means

More 'telemetry' Meaning


test

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

More 'test' Meaning


subsidize

  • verb support through subsidies
    subsidise.
    • The arts in Europe are heavily subsidized
  • verb secure the assistance of by granting a subsidy, as of nations or military forces
    subsidise.

More 'subsidize' Meaning


valuate

  • verb evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
    evaluate; measure; value; assess; appraise.
    • I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional
    • access all the factors when taking a risk

More 'valuate' Meaning


mining_geology

  • noun the branch of economic geology that deals with the applications of geology to mining

More 'mining_geology' Meaning


diet

  • noun a prescribed selection of foods
  • noun a legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Japan)

More 'diet' Meaning


scorer

  • noun a player who makes a score in a game or contest
  • noun a logger who marks trees to be felled

More 'scorer' Meaning


variable

  • noun something that is likely to vary; something that is subject to variation
    • the weather is one variable to be considered
  • noun a quantity that can assume any of a set of values
    variable quantity.

More 'variable' Meaning


monetary_standard

  • noun the value behind the money in a monetary system
    standard.

More 'monetary_standard' Meaning


interval

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

More 'interval' Meaning


sinking_fund

  • noun a fund accumulated regularly in a separate account and used to redeem debt securities

More 'sinking_fund' Meaning


time

  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    clip.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip
  • noun a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something
    • take time to smell the roses
    • I didn't have time to finish
    • it took more than half my time

More 'time' Meaning


push

  • noun the act of applying force in order to move something away
    pushing.
    • he gave the door a hard push
    • the pushing is good exercise
  • noun the force used in pushing
    thrust.
    • the push of the water on the walls of the tank
    • the thrust of the jet engines

More 'push' Meaning


camber

  • noun a slight convexity (as of the surface of a road)
  • noun a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force
    cant; bank.

More 'camber' Meaning


dance

  • noun an artistic form of nonverbal communication
  • noun a party of people assembled for dancing

More 'dance' Meaning


debauch

  • noun a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity
    bacchanalia; saturnalia; bacchanal; riot; drunken revelry; debauchery; orgy.
  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals

More 'debauch' Meaning


global

  • adjective satellite involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope
    worldwide; planetary; world-wide; world.
    • global war
    • global monetary policy
    • neither national nor continental but planetary
    • a world crisis
    • of worldwide significance
  • adjective satellite having the shape of a sphere or ball
    spherical; ball-shaped; globular; orbicular; spheric; globose.
    • a spherical object
    • nearly orbicular in shape
    • little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey

More 'global' Meaning


rod

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

More 'rod' Meaning


focus

  • noun the concentration of attention or energy on something
    direction; centering; focussing; focal point; focusing.
    • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
    • he had no direction in his life
  • noun maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system
    • in focus
    • out of focus

More 'focus' Meaning


computation

  • noun the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
    calculation; computing.
  • noun problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
    calculation; figuring; reckoning.

More 'computation' Meaning


morphology

  • noun the branch of biology that deals with the structure of animals and plants
  • noun studies of the rules for forming admissible words

More 'morphology' Meaning


mohs_scale

  • noun a scale of hardness of solids; talc is 0 and diamond is 10; ordering is determined by which substance can scratch another substance

More 'mohs_scale' Meaning


good_example

  • noun something to be imitated
    model; exemplar; example.
    • an exemplar of success
    • a model of clarity
    • he is the very model of a modern major general

More 'good_example' Meaning


ballet

  • noun a theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers
    concert dance.
  • noun music written for a ballet

More 'ballet' Meaning


zone

  • noun a locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features
  • noun any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
    geographical zone.

More 'zone' Meaning


charge

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

More 'charge' Meaning


chartered_accountant

  • noun a British or Canadian accountant who is a member of a professional body that has a royal charter

More 'chartered_accountant' Meaning


twopence

  • noun a former United Kingdom silver coin; United Kingdom bronze decimal coin worth two pennies
    tuppence.

More 'twopence' Meaning


string

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

More 'string' Meaning


cook

  • noun someone who cooks food
  • noun English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)
    Captain Cook; James Cook; Captain James Cook.

More 'cook' Meaning


metric_system

  • noun a decimal system of weights and measures based on the meter and the kilogram and the second

More 'metric_system' Meaning


design_criteria

  • noun criteria that designers should meet in designing some system or device
    • the job specifications summarized the design criteria

More 'design_criteria' Meaning


cool

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

More 'cool' Meaning


pelf

  • noun informal terms for money
    moolah; wampum; clams; gelt; kale; lucre; sugar; dinero; simoleons; loot; boodle; lettuce; dough; shekels; scratch; cabbage; lolly; bread.

More 'pelf' Meaning


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.

More 'gun' Meaning


settle

  • noun a long wooden bench with a back
    settee.
  • verb settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
    settle down.
    • dust settled on the roofs

More 'settle' Meaning


linguistic_geography

  • noun the study of the geographical distribution of linguistic features
    dialect geography.

More 'linguistic_geography' Meaning


natural_history

  • noun the scientific study of plants or animals (more observational than experimental) usually published in popular magazines rather than in academic journals

More 'natural_history' Meaning


round

  • noun a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    one shot; unit of ammunition.
  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    rhythm; cycle.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons

More 'round' Meaning


pork

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

More 'pork' Meaning


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

More 'trend' Meaning


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

More 'cost' Meaning


chopin

  • noun the music of Chopin
    • he practiced Chopin day and night
  • noun United States writer who described Creole life in Louisiana (1851-1904)
    Kate O'Flaherty Chopin; Kate Chopin.

More 'chopin' Meaning


port

  • noun a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
  • noun sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal
    port wine.

More 'port' Meaning


substitute

  • noun a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
    replacement.
  • noun an athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced
    second-stringer; reserve.

More 'substitute' Meaning


pilferer

  • noun a thief who steals without using violence
    snitcher; sneak thief.

More 'pilferer' Meaning


meter_reading

  • noun a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument
    reading; indication.
    • he could not believe the meter reading
    • the barometer gave clear indications of an approaching storm
  • noun the act of measuring with meters or similar instruments
    reading.
    • he has a job meter reading for the gas company

More 'meter_reading' Meaning


psychophysiology

  • noun the branch of psychology that is concerned with the physiological bases of psychological processes
    neuropsychology; physiological psychology.

More 'psychophysiology' Meaning


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

More 'international' Meaning


monetary_fund

  • noun a reserve of money set aside for some purpose
    fund.

More 'monetary_fund' Meaning


psychometry

  • noun any branch of psychology concerned with psychological measurements
    psychometrika; psychometrics.

More 'psychometry' Meaning


logarithmic_scale

  • noun scale on which actual distances from the origin are proportional to the logarithms of the corresponding scale numbers

More 'logarithmic_scale' Meaning


baseball

  • noun a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs
    baseball game.
    • he played baseball in high school
    • there was a baseball game on every empty lot
    • there was a desire for National League ball in the area
    • play ball!
  • noun a ball used in playing baseball

More 'baseball' Meaning


child_psychology

  • noun the branch of psychology that studies the social and mental development of children
    developmental psychology; genetic psychology.

More 'child_psychology' Meaning


centime

  • noun a fractional monetary unit of several countries: France and Algeria and Belgium and Burkina Faso and Burundi and Cameroon and Chad and the Congo and Gabon and Haiti and the Ivory Coast and Luxembourg and Mali and Morocco and Niger and Rwanda and Senegal and Switzerland and Togo
  • noun a coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit
    penny; cent.

More 'centime' Meaning


change

  • noun an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
    modification; alteration.
    • the change was intended to increase sales
    • this storm is certainly a change for the worse
    • the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago
  • noun a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event
    • he attributed the change to their marriage

More 'change' Meaning


knowledge

  • noun the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning
    cognition; noesis.

More 'knowledge' Meaning


magnetisation

  • noun the extent or degree to which something is magnetized
    magnetization.
  • noun the process that makes a substance magnetic (temporarily or permanently)
    magnetization; magnetic induction.

More 'magnetisation' Meaning


buck

  • noun a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting
    vaulting horse; long horse.
  • noun a piece of paper money worth one dollar
    dollar bill; clam; dollar; one dollar bill.

More 'buck' Meaning


comptroller

  • noun someone who maintains and audits business accounts
    accountant; controller.

More 'comptroller' Meaning


appraisal

  • noun the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
    assessment.
  • noun a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
    estimate; estimation.

More 'appraisal' Meaning


bimetallistic

  • adjective pertaining to a monetary system based on two metals
    bimetallic.
    • in a bimetallistic system both gold and silver can constitute legal tender

More 'bimetallistic' Meaning


proportion

  • noun the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole
  • noun magnitude or extent
    dimension.
    • a building of vast proportions

More 'proportion' Meaning


paragon

  • noun an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept
    beau ideal; idol; perfection.
  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; nonsuch; apotheosis; ideal; saint; nonpareil.

More 'paragon' Meaning


tuppence

  • noun a former United Kingdom silver coin; United Kingdom bronze decimal coin worth two pennies
    twopence.

More 'tuppence' Meaning


criterial

  • adjective satellite serving as a basis for evaluation
    criterional.

More 'criterial' Meaning


crisis

  • noun an unstable situation of extreme danger or difficulty
    • they went bankrupt during the economic crisis
  • noun a crucial stage or turning point in the course of something
    • after the crisis the patient either dies or gets better

More 'crisis' Meaning


market

  • noun the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold
    market place; marketplace.
    • without competition there would be no market
    • they were driven from the marketplace
  • noun the customers for a particular product or service
    • before they publish any book they try to determine the size of the market for it

More 'market' Meaning


criterion

  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; touchstone; standard.
    • 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
    standard.
    • they live by the standards of their community

More 'criterion' Meaning


kelvin_scale

  • noun a temperature scale that defines absolute zero as 0 degrees; water freezes at 273.16 degrees and boils at 373.16 degrees
    absolute scale.

More 'kelvin_scale' Meaning


oregon

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

More 'oregon' Meaning


gideon_algernon_mantell

  • noun English geologist remembered as the first person to recognize that dinosaurs were reptiles (1790-1852)
    Mantell.

More 'gideon_algernon_mantell' Meaning


geophysics

  • noun geology that uses physical principles to study properties of the earth
    geophysical science.

More 'geophysics' Meaning


octane_number

  • noun a measure of the antiknock properties of gasoline
    octane rating.

More 'octane_number' Meaning


soul

  • noun the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life
    psyche.
  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

More 'soul' Meaning


purge

  • noun the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge
    purgation; purging.
  • noun an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements
    purging.

More 'purge' Meaning


bicriterion

Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.

valuer

  • noun someone who assesses the monetary worth of possessions

More 'valuer' Meaning


hard_currency

  • noun a currency that is not likely to depreciate suddenly in value
    • the countries agreed to conduct their bilateral trade in hard currency, replacing previous barter arrangements
    • Germany once had a solid economy, good fiscal and monetary policies, and a hard currency
  • noun money in the form of bills or coins
    hard cash; cash.
    • there is a desperate shortage of hard cash

More 'hard_currency' Meaning


modifier

  • noun a content word that qualifies the meaning of a noun or verb
    qualifier.
  • noun a moderator who makes less extreme or uncompromising

More 'modifier' Meaning


claim

  • noun an assertion of a right (as to money or property)
    • his claim asked for damages
  • noun an assertion that something is true or factual
    • his claim that he was innocent
    • evidence contradicted the government's claims

More 'claim' Meaning


two-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only 2 hits
    2-hitter.

More 'two-hitter' Meaning


financial_support

  • noun financial resources provided to make some project possible
    backing; funding; support; financial backing.
    • the foundation provided support for the experiment

More 'financial_support' Meaning


piece_of_music

  • noun a musical work that has been created
    opus; musical composition; piece; composition.
    • the composition is written in four movements

More 'piece_of_music' Meaning


agent

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

More 'agent' Meaning


critic

  • noun a person who is professionally engaged in the analysis and interpretation of works of art
  • noun anyone who expresses a reasoned judgment of something

More 'critic' Meaning


era

  • noun a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event
    epoch.
  • noun a major division of geological time; an era is usually divided into two or more periods
    geological era.

More 'era' Meaning


council

  • noun a body serving in an administrative capacity
    • student council
  • noun (Christianity) an assembly of theologians and bishops and other representatives of different churches or dioceses that is convened to regulate matters of discipline or doctrine

More 'council' Meaning


five-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 5 hits
    5-hitter.

More 'five-hitter' Meaning


normalize

  • verb become normal or return to its normal state
    normalise.
    • Let us hope that relations with this country will normalize soon
  • verb make normal or cause to conform to a norm or standard
    normalise; renormalise; renormalize.
    • normalize relations with China
    • normalize the temperature
    • normalize the spelling

More 'normalize' Meaning


psychonomics

  • noun the branch of psychology that uses experimental methods to study psychological issues
    experimental psychology.

More 'psychonomics' Meaning


regularization

  • noun the condition of having been made regular (or more regular)
    regularisation.
  • noun the act of bringing to uniformity; making regular
    regulation; regularisation.

More 'regularization' Meaning


canonic

  • adjective appearing in a biblical canon
    canonical.
    • a canonical book of the Christian New Testament
  • adjective of or relating to or required by canon law
    canonical.

More 'canonic' Meaning


systeme_international_d'unites

  • noun a complete metric system of units of measurement for scientists; fundamental quantities are length (meter) and mass (kilogram) and time (second) and electric current (ampere) and temperature (kelvin) and amount of matter (mole) and luminous intensity (candela)
    Systeme International; SI unit; SI system; International System of Units; International System; SI.
    • Today the United States is the only country in the world not totally committed to the Systeme International d'Unites

More 'systeme_international_d'unites' Meaning


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

More 'chemical' Meaning


safety_margin

  • noun the margin required in order to insure safety
    margin of error; margin of safety.
    • in engineering the margin of safety is the strength of the material minus the anticipated stress

More 'safety_margin' Meaning


silver_certificate

  • noun formerly a bank note issued by the United States Treasury and redeemable in silver

More 'silver_certificate' Meaning


pure

  • adjective free of extraneous elements of any kind
    • pure air and water
    • pure gold
    • pure primary colors
    • the violin's pure and lovely song
    • pure tones
    • pure oxygen
  • adjective satellite without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
    perfect; double-dyed; complete; gross; arrant; unadulterated; sodding; stark; consummate; utter; thoroughgoing; everlasting; staring.
    • an arrant fool
    • a complete coward
    • a consummate fool
    • a double-dyed villain
    • gross negligence
    • a perfect idiot
    • pure folly
    • what a sodding mess
    • stark staring mad
    • a thoroughgoing villain
    • utter nonsense
    • the unadulterated truth

More 'pure' Meaning


tricriterion

Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.

social_psychology

  • noun the branch of psychology that studies persons and their relationships with others and with groups and with society as a whole

More 'social_psychology' Meaning


reaumur_scale

  • noun a temperature scale on which water freezes at 0 degrees and boils at 80 degrees

More 'reaumur_scale' Meaning


photography

  • noun the act of taking and printing photographs
    picture taking.
  • noun the process of producing images of objects on photosensitive surfaces

More 'photography' Meaning


economy

  • noun the system of production and distribution and consumption
    economic system.
  • noun the efficient use of resources
    • economy of effort

More 'economy' Meaning


product

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

More 'product' Meaning


cosmographist

  • noun a scientist knowledgeable about cosmography
    cosmographer.

More 'cosmographist' Meaning


slush

  • noun partially melted snow
  • verb make a splashing sound
    splosh; splash; slosh.
    • water was splashing on the floor

More 'slush' Meaning


spot

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

More 'spot' Meaning


board_measure

  • noun a system of units for measuring lumber based on the board foot

More 'board_measure' Meaning


wind_farm

  • noun a power plant that uses wind turbines to generate electricity
    wind park; wind energy facility.

More 'wind_farm' Meaning


reassessment

  • noun a new appraisal or evaluation
    review; reappraisal; revaluation.

More 'reassessment' Meaning


political_science

  • noun the study of government of states and other political units
    politics; government.

More 'political_science' Meaning


sociolinguistics

  • noun the study of language in relation to its sociocultural context

More 'sociolinguistics' Meaning


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.

More 'natural' Meaning


switch

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

More 'switch' Meaning


deposit

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

More 'deposit' Meaning


sonnet

  • noun a verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme
  • verb praise in a sonnet

More 'sonnet' Meaning


precis

  • noun a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
    synopsis; outline; abstract.
  • verb make a summary (of)

More 'precis' Meaning


shake

  • noun building material used as siding or roofing
    shingle.
  • noun frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream
    milk shake; milkshake.

More 'shake' Meaning


cold

  • noun a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
    common cold.
    • will they never find a cure for the common cold?
  • noun the absence of heat
    frigidness; coldness; frigidity; low temperature.
    • the coldness made our breath visible
    • come in out of the cold
    • cold is a vasoconstrictor

More 'cold' Meaning


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

More 'still' Meaning


worship

  • noun the activity of worshipping
  • noun a feeling of profound love and admiration
    adoration.

More 'worship' Meaning


cutter

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

More 'cutter' Meaning


finance

  • noun the commercial activity of providing funds and capital
  • noun the branch of economics that studies the management of money and other assets

More 'finance' Meaning


scaling

  • noun the act of arranging in a graduated series
    grading.
  • noun act of measuring or arranging or adjusting according to a scale

More 'scaling' Meaning


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

More 'half' Meaning


reckoning

  • noun problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
    calculation; figuring; computation.
  • noun a bill for an amount due
    tally.

More 'reckoning' Meaning


appraiser

  • noun one who estimates officially the worth or value or quality of things
    valuator.
  • noun one who determines authenticity (as of works of art) or who guarantees validity
    authenticator.

More 'appraiser' Meaning


market_value

  • noun the price at which buyers and sellers trade the item in an open marketplace
    market price.

More 'market_value' Meaning


government_note

  • noun a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank)
    bank bill; banknote; bill; banker's bill; note; Federal Reserve note; bank note; greenback.
    • he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes

More 'government_note' Meaning


sublimate

  • noun the product of vaporization of a solid
  • verb direct energy or urges into useful activities

More 'sublimate' Meaning


stabilize

  • verb make stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium
    stabilise.
    • The drug stabilized her blood pressure
    • stabilize prices
  • verb support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace
    steady; brace; stabilise.
    • brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel

More 'stabilize' Meaning


synchronic_linguistics

  • noun the study of a language without reference to its historical context

More 'synchronic_linguistics' Meaning


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

More 'drop' Meaning


wagner

  • noun Austrian architect and pioneer of modern architecture (1841-1918)
    Otto Wagner.
  • noun German composer of operas and inventor of the musical drama in which drama and spectacle and music are fused (1813-1883)
    Richard Wagner; Wilhelm Richard Wagner.

More 'wagner' Meaning


syncopation

  • noun (phonology) the loss of sounds from within a word (as in `fo'c'sle' for `forecastle')
    syncope.
  • noun a musical rhythm accenting a normally weak beat

More 'syncopation' Meaning


mintage

  • noun coins collectively
    metal money; coinage; specie.
  • noun fee paid to a mint by the government for minting a coin

More 'mintage' Meaning


rock

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    stone.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
    stone.
    • that mountain is solid rock
    • stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries

More 'rock' Meaning


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

More 'quarter' Meaning


revere

  • noun a lapel on a woman's garment; turned back to show the reverse side
    revers.
  • noun American silversmith remembered for his midnight ride (celebrated in a poem by Longfellow) to warn the colonists in Lexington and Concord that British troops were coming (1735-1818)
    Paul Revere.

More 'revere' Meaning


one-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only one hit
    1-hitter.

More 'one-hitter' Meaning


scientific_agriculture

  • noun the application of soil and plant sciences to land management and crop production
    agronomy.

More 'scientific_agriculture' Meaning


abnormal

  • adjective not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm
    unnatural.
    • abnormal powers of concentration
    • abnormal amounts of rain
    • abnormal circumstances
    • an abnormal interest in food
  • adjective departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development
    • they were heartbroken when they learned their child was abnormal
    • an abnormal personality

More 'abnormal' Meaning


ec

  • noun an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members
    Europe; European Community; European Economic Community; Common Market; EU; European Union; EEC.
    • he tried to take Britain into the Europen Union

More 'ec' Meaning


goose

  • noun web-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks
  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    goof; cuckoo; fathead; bozo; zany; twat; jackass; goofball.

More 'goose' Meaning


systematist

  • noun a biologist who specializes in the classification of organisms into groups on the basis of their structure and origin and behavior
    taxonomer; taxonomist.
  • noun an organizer who puts things in order
    systematizer; systemizer; orderer; systemiser; systematiser.
    • Aristotle was a great orderer of ideas

More 'systematist' Meaning


war_chest

  • noun a fund accumulated to finance a war (or a political campaign)

More 'war_chest' Meaning


troll

  • noun (Scandanavian folklore) a supernatural creature (either a dwarf or a giant) that is supposed to live in caves or in the mountains
  • noun a partsong in which voices follow each other; one voice starts and others join in one after another until all are singing different parts of the song at the same time
    round.
    • they enjoyed singing rounds

More 'troll' Meaning


blu

Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.

increase

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

More 'increase' Meaning


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

More 'nominal' Meaning


federal_reserve_note

  • noun a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank)
    bank bill; banknote; bill; banker's bill; note; government note; bank note; greenback.
    • he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes

More 'federal_reserve_note' Meaning


correct

  • verb make right or correct
    right; rectify.
    • Correct the mistakes
    • rectify the calculation
  • verb make reparations or amends for
    compensate; right; redress.
    • right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust

More 'correct' Meaning


eagle

  • noun any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight
    bird of Jove.
  • noun (golf) a score of two strokes under par on a hole

More 'eagle' Meaning


theory

  • noun a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena
    • theories can incorporate facts and laws and tested hypotheses
    • true in fact and theory
  • noun a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena
    hypothesis; possibility.
    • a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory
    • he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices

More 'theory' Meaning


pelvimetry

  • noun measurement of the dimensions of the bony birth canal (to determine whether vaginal birth is possible)

More 'pelvimetry' Meaning


pilferage

  • noun the act of stealing small amounts or small articles

More 'pilferage' Meaning


bathymetry

  • noun measuring the depths of the oceans
    plumbing.

More 'bathymetry' Meaning


underevaluation

  • noun an appraisal that underestimates the value of something

More 'underevaluation' Meaning


language

  • noun a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
    linguistic communication.
    • he taught foreign languages
    • the language introduced is standard throughout the text
    • the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; voice communication; speech communication; speech; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

More 'language' Meaning


british

Of or pertaining to Great Britain or to its inhabitants; -- sometimes restrict to the original inhabitants.

More 'british' Meaning


thing

  • noun a special situation
    • this thing has got to end
    • it is a remarkable thing
  • noun an action
    • how could you do such a thing?

More 'thing' Meaning


place

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

More 'place' Meaning


geomorphology

  • noun the branch of geology that studies the characteristics and configuration and evolution of rocks and land forms
    morphology.

More 'geomorphology' Meaning


think

  • noun an instance of deliberate thinking
    • I need to give it a good think
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    conceive; believe; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

More 'think' Meaning


blind

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

More 'blind' Meaning


celsius_scale

  • noun a temperature scale that defines the freezing point of water as 0 degrees and the boiling point of water as 100 degrees
    international scale; centigrade scale.

More 'celsius_scale' Meaning


spoken

  • adjective uttered through the medium of speech or characterized by speech; sometimes used in combination
    • a spoken message
    • the spoken language
    • a soft-spoken person
    • sharp-spoken
  • verb express in speech
    verbalise; verbalize; mouth; utter; talk; speak.
    • She talks a lot of nonsense
    • This depressed patient does not verbalize

More 'spoken' Meaning


softball

  • noun ball used in playing softball
    playground ball.
  • noun a game closely resembling baseball that is played on a smaller diamond and with a ball that is larger and softer
    softball game.

More 'softball' Meaning


one<