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depository (Also depositories) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to depository

water_tank

  • noun a tank that holds the water used to flush a toilet
    cistern.

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camphor_ball

  • noun a small sphere of camphor or naphthalene used to keep moths away from stored clothing
    mothball.

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water_supply

  • noun a facility that provides a source of water
    water; water system.
    • the town debated the purification of the water supply
    • first you have to cut off the water

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broadcasting_station

  • noun a station equipped to broadcast radio or television programs
    broadcast station.

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military_headquarters

  • noun the military installation from which a commander performs the functions of command
    HQ; headquarters.
    • the general's headquarters were a couple of large tents

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airdrome

  • noun an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
    airport; aerodrome; drome.

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drive-in

  • noun any installation designed to accommodate patrons in their automobiles

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flask

  • noun bottle that has a narrow neck
  • noun the quantity a flask will hold
    flaskful.

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landing_strip

  • noun an airfield without normal airport facilities
    flight strip; airstrip; strip.

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warehouseman

  • noun a workman who manages or works in a warehouse
    warehouser.

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letter_box

  • noun a numbered compartment in a post office where mail is put to be called for
    Post-Office box; POB; call box; PO Box.
  • noun public box for deposit of mail
    postbox; mailbox.

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full_service_bank

  • noun a financial institution that accepts demand deposits and makes loans and provides other services for the public
    commercial bank.

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garden

  • noun a plot of ground where plants are cultivated
  • noun the flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden

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berth

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

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phial

  • noun a small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle)
    vial; ampul; ampoule; ampule.

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recreation

  • noun an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates
    diversion.
    • scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists
    • for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles
    • drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation
  • noun activity that refreshes and recreates; activity that renews your health and spirits by enjoyment and relaxation
    refreshment.
    • time for rest and refreshment by the pool
    • days of joyous recreation with his friends

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harbor

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

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hive

  • noun a teeming multitude
  • noun a man-made receptacle that houses a swarm of bees
    beehive.

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science

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    scientific discipline.
    • the science of genetics
  • noun ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    skill.
    • the skill of a well-trained boxer
    • the sweet science of pugilism

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depository

  • noun a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
    repository; deposit; depositary.

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petrol_tank

  • noun a tank for holding gasoline to supply a vehicle
    gas tank; gasoline tank.

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santa_sofia

  • noun a 6th century masterpiece of Byzantine architecture in Istanbul; built as a Christian church, converted to a mosque in 1453, and made into a museum in the middle of the 20th century
    Santa Sophia; Hagia Sophia; Hagia Sofia.

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sewage

  • noun waste matter carried away in sewers or drains
    sewerage.

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attic

  • noun floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage
    loft; garret.
  • noun the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia
    Ionic dialect; Ionic; Classical Greek.

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santa_sophia

  • noun a 6th century masterpiece of Byzantine architecture in Istanbul; built as a Christian church, converted to a mosque in 1453, and made into a museum in the middle of the 20th century
    Hagia Sophia; Hagia Sofia; Santa Sofia.

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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.

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power

  • noun possession of controlling influence
    powerfulness.
    • the deterrent power of nuclear weapons
    • the power of his love saved her
    • his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade
  • noun (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

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fish_tank

  • noun a tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals
    marine museum; aquarium.

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golf_course

  • noun course consisting of a large landscaped area for playing golf
    links course.

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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

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full

  • noun the time when the Moon is fully illuminated
    full moon; full-of-the-moon; full phase of the moon.
    • the moon is at the full
  • verb beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening
    • full the cloth

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transportation

  • noun a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
    transit; transportation system.
  • noun the act of moving something from one location to another
    transfer; conveyance; transport; transferral.

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clerk

  • noun an employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)
  • noun a salesperson in a store
    shop clerk; salesclerk; shop assistant.

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commercial

  • noun a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television
    commercial message.
  • adjective connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises
    • commercial trucker
    • commercial TV
    • commercial diamonds

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banking_company

  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; depository financial institution; bank.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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thrift

  • noun any of numerous sun-loving low-growing evergreens of the genus Armeria having round heads of pink or white flowers
  • noun extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily
    parsimony; parsimoniousness; penny-pinching.

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box

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

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forum

  • noun a public meeting or assembly for open discussion
  • noun a public facility to meet for open discussion
    meeting place; assembly.

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warehousing

  • noun depositing in a warehouse
    reposition; repositing; storage.
    • they decided to reposition their furniture in a recommended repository in Brooklyn
    • my car is in storage
    • publishers reduced print runs to cut down the cost of warehousing
  • verb store in a warehouse
    warehouse.

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highway_system

  • noun a transportation system consisting of roads for motor transport

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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

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airport

  • noun an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
    aerodrome; drome; airdrome.

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military

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

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treasure

  • noun accumulated wealth in the form of money or jewels etc.
    hoarded wealth.
    • the pirates hid their treasure on a small island in the West Indies
  • noun art highly prized for its beauty or perfection
    gem.

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lending

  • noun disposing of money or property with the expectation that the same thing (or an equivalent) will be returned
    loaning.
  • verb bestow a quality on
    lend; contribute; add; bring; bestow; impart.
    • Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company
    • The music added a lot to the play
    • She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings
    • This adds a light note to the program

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stack_away

  • verb keep or lay aside for future use
    salt away; put in; hive away; stash away; lay in; store.
    • store grain for the winter
    • The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat

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banking_concern

  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    depository financial institution; bank; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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airstrip

  • noun an airfield without normal airport facilities
    landing strip; flight strip; strip.

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athletic_facility

  • noun a facility for athletic events

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hot-water_tank

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

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acceptable

  • adjective worthy of acceptance or satisfactory
    • acceptable levels of radiation
    • performances varied from acceptable to excellent
  • adjective satellite judged to be in conformity with approved usage
    • acceptable English usage

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lost-and-found

  • noun repository in a public building where lost articles can be kept until their owners reclaim them

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cashier

  • noun an employee of a bank who receives and pays out money
    bank clerk; teller.
  • noun a person responsible for receiving payments for goods and services (as in a shop or restaurant)

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base_of_operations

  • noun installation from which a military force initiates operations
    base.
    • the attack wiped out our forward bases

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hold

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

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teller

  • noun an official appointed to count the votes (especially in legislative assembly)
    vote counter.
  • noun United States physicist (born in Hungary) who worked on the first atom bomb and the first hydrogen bomb (1908-2003)
    Edward Teller.

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entrepot

  • noun a port where merchandise can be imported and then exported without paying import duties
    transshipment center.
    • Bahrain has been an entrepot of trade between Arabia and India since the second millennium BC
  • noun a depository for goods
    depot; storage; store; storehouse.
    • storehouses were built close to the docks

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keeping

  • noun conformity or harmony
    • his behavior was not in keeping with the occasion
  • noun the responsibility of a guardian or keeper
    safekeeping; guardianship.
    • he left his car in my keeping

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car

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

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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

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gasoline

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

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recreational_facility

  • noun a public facility for recreation
    recreation facility.

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transportation_system

  • noun a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
    transit; transportation.

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soda_bottle

  • noun a bottle for holding soft drinks
    pop bottle.

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swimming_bath

  • noun pool that provides a facility for swimming
    swimming pool; natatorium.
    • `swimming bath' is a British term

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wharf

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

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police_station

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

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links

  • noun a golf course that is built on sandy ground near a shore
    golf links.
  • noun the means of connection between things linked in series
    nexus; link.

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give

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

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gas_system

  • noun facility (plant and equipment) for providing natural-gas service

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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

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marine_museum

  • noun a tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals
    fish tank; aquarium.

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septic

  • adjective containing or resulting from disease-causing organisms
    infected.
    • a septic sore throat
    • a septic environment
    • septic sewage
  • adjective of or relating to or caused by putrefaction
    • the septic action occurs at the bottom of the septic tank

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range

  • noun an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"
    ambit; reach; orbit; compass; scope.
    • a piano has a greater range than the human voice
    • the ambit of municipal legislation
    • within the compass of this article
    • within the scope of an investigation
    • outside the reach of the law
    • in the political orbit of a world power
  • noun the limits within which something can be effective
    reach.
    • range of motion
    • he was beyond the reach of their fire

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national_bank

  • noun a commercial bank chartered by the federal government

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hot

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

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sewage_works

  • noun facility consisting of a system of sewers for carrying off liquid and solid sewage
    sewage system; sewer system.

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stock

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

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plant

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

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water_bottle

  • noun a bottle for holding water

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lay

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

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agent_bank

  • noun a bank named by a lending syndicate of several banks to protect their interests
    lead bank.
  • noun a bank that acts as an agent for a foreign bank

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football_stadium

  • noun a stadium where football games are held

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reposition

  • noun depositing in a warehouse
    repositing; storage; warehousing.
    • they decided to reposition their furniture in a recommended repository in Brooklyn
    • my car is in storage
    • publishers reduced print runs to cut down the cost of warehousing
  • verb change place or direction
    shift; dislodge.
    • Shift one's position

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refuse

  • noun food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)
    scraps; food waste; garbage.
  • verb show unwillingness towards
    decline.
    • he declined to join the group on a hike

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short

  • noun the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  • noun accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
    short circuit.

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haymow

  • noun a mass of hay piled up in a barn for preservation
  • noun a loft in a barn where hay is stored
    mow; hayloft.

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headquarters

  • noun (usually plural) the office that serves as the administrative center of an enterprise
    central office; main office; home office; home base.
    • many companies have their headquarters in New York
  • noun the military installation from which a commander performs the functions of command
    military headquarters; HQ.
    • the general's headquarters were a couple of large tents

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stash

  • noun a secret store of valuables or money
    cache; hoard.
  • verb save up as for future use
    squirrel away; cache; lay away; hive up; hoard.

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shore

  • noun the land along the edge of a body of water
  • noun a beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support
    shoring.

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broadcasting

  • noun a medium that disseminates via telecommunications
    broadcast medium.
  • noun taking part in a radio or tv program

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deposit

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

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louvre_museum

  • noun an art museum that is a famous tourist attraction in Paris
    Louvre.

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plumbing

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

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granary

  • noun a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed
    garner.

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wine

  • noun fermented juice (of grapes especially)
    vino.
  • noun a red as dark as red wine
    wine-colored; wine-coloured.

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operations

  • noun financial transactions at a brokerage; having to do with the execution of trades and keeping customer records
    trading operations.
  • noun the state of being in effect or being operative
    operation.
    • that rule is no longer in operation

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reservoir

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

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sperm

  • noun the male reproductive cell; the male gamete
    spermatozoan; sperm cell; spermatozoon.
    • a sperm is mostly a nucleus surrounded by little other cellular material

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course

  • noun education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings
    course of study; course of instruction; class.
    • he took a course in basket weaving
    • flirting is not unknown in college classes
  • noun a connected series of events or actions or developments
    line.
    • the government took a firm course
    • historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available

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redeposit

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

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racecourse

  • noun a course over which races are run
    track; raceway; racetrack.

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police

  • noun the force of policemen and officers
    law; police force; constabulary.
    • the law came looking for him
  • verb maintain the security of by carrying out a patrol
    patrol.

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swimming_pool

  • noun pool that provides a facility for swimming
    natatorium; swimming bath.
    • `swimming bath' is a British term

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recreational

  • adjective of or relating to recreation
    • a recreational area with a pool and ball fields
  • adjective satellite engaged in as a pastime
    unpaid; amateur.
    • an amateur painter
    • gained valuable experience in amateur theatricals
    • recreational golfers
    • reading matter that is both recreational and mentally stimulating
    • unpaid extras in the documentary

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commercial_bank

  • noun a financial institution that accepts demand deposits and makes loans and provides other services for the public
    full service bank.

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power_station

  • noun an electrical generating station
    powerhouse; power plant.

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archival

  • adjective of or relating to or contained in or serving as an archive

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file_away

  • verb place in a container for keeping records
    file.
    • File these bills, please
  • verb put into an archive
    archive.

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practice

  • noun a customary way of operation or behavior
    pattern.
    • it is their practice to give annual raises
    • they changed their dietary pattern
  • noun systematic training by multiple repetitions
    recitation; practice session; drill; exercise.
    • practice makes perfect

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dock

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

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maildrop

  • noun a drop where mail can be deposited

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bath

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

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hayloft

  • noun a loft in a barn where hay is stored
    mow; haymow.

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ketchup

  • noun thick spicy sauce made from tomatoes
    tomato ketchup; catsup; cetchup.

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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

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powder_store

  • noun a storehouse (as a compartment on a warship) where weapons and ammunition are stored
    magazine; powder magazine.

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sewer_system

  • noun facility consisting of a system of sewers for carrying off liquid and solid sewage
    sewage system; sewage works.

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atheneum

  • noun a literary or scientific association for the promotion of learning
    athenaeum.
  • noun a place where reading materials are available
    athenaeum.

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drop

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

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gasoline_tank

  • noun a tank for holding gasoline to supply a vehicle
    petrol tank; gas tank.

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found

  • noun food and lodging provided in addition to money
    • they worked for $30 and found
  • verb set up or found
    establish; set up; launch.
    • She set up a literacy program

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menagerie

  • noun a collection of live animals for study or display
  • noun the facility where wild animals are housed for exhibition
    zoological garden; zoo.

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financial

  • adjective involving financial matters
    fiscal.
    • fiscal responsibility

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house

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

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fish

  • noun any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
    • the shark is a large fish
    • in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish
  • noun the flesh of fish used as food
    • in Japan most fish is eaten raw
    • after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat
    • they have a chef who specializes in fish

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gymnasium

  • noun athletic facility equipped for sports or physical training
    gym.
  • noun a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12
    middle school; secondary school; lycee; lyceum.

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hagia_sophia

  • noun a 6th century masterpiece of Byzantine architecture in Istanbul; built as a Christian church, converted to a mosque in 1453, and made into a museum in the middle of the 20th century
    Santa Sophia; Hagia Sofia; Santa Sofia.

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heating_system

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

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depositor

  • noun a person who has deposited money in a bank or similar institution

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levee

  • noun a formal reception of visitors or guests (as at a royal court)
  • noun a pier that provides a landing place on a river

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wharfage

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

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collector

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

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air_transportation_system

  • noun a transportation system for moving passengers or goods by air

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network

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

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electrical_plant

  • noun utility that provides electricity
    electrical system.

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wine_bottle

  • noun a bottle for holding wine

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fiber

  • noun a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
    fibre.
  • noun coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients; its bulk stimulates intestinal peristalsis
    roughage.

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zoological

  • adjective concerning the study of animals and their classification and properties
    • zoological research
  • adjective of or relating to animals or animal groups
    • zoological garden

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sperm_bank

  • noun a depository for storing sperm

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base

  • noun installation from which a military force initiates operations
    base of operations.
    • the attack wiped out our forward bases
  • noun lowest support of a structure
    foundation; substructure; groundwork; understructure; fundament; foot.
    • it was built on a base of solid rock
    • he stood at the foot of the tower

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cafeteria_facility

  • noun (usually plural) facilities for providing food for employees or visitors

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put

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

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marine

  • noun a soldier who serves both on shipboard and on land
  • noun a member of the United States Marine Corps
    shipboard soldier; devil dog; leatherneck.

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rifle_range

  • noun the distance that a rifle bullet will carry
    rifle shot.
    • the target was out of rifle range
  • noun a range where people can practice shooting rifles
    • during the war they turned the bowling alleys into rifle ranges

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merchant_bank

  • noun a credit card processing bank; merchants receive credit for credit card receipts less a processing fee
    acquirer.

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keep

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

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place

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

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demand_deposit

  • noun a bank deposit from which withdrawals can be made without notice

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soda

  • noun a sodium salt of carbonic acid; used in making soap powders and glass and paper
    sodium carbonate; sal soda; washing soda; soda ash.
  • noun a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
    tonic; soda pop; soda water; pop.
    • in New England they call sodas tonics

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first

  • noun the first or highest in an ordering or series
    number one.
    • He wanted to be the first
  • noun the first element in a countable series
    number 1; number one.
    • the first of the month

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firehouse

  • noun a station housing fire apparatus and firemen
    fire station.

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render

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

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federal_reserve_bank

  • noun one of 12 regional banks that monitor and act as depositories for banks in their region
    reserve bank.

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arsenal

  • noun all the weapons and equipment that a country has
    armory; armoury.
  • noun a military structure where arms and ammunition and other military equipment are stored and training is given in the use of arms
    armory; armoury.

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crib

  • noun baby bed with high sides made of slats
    cot.
  • noun a literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly)
    pony; trot.

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thrift_institution

  • noun a depository financial institution intended to encourage personal savings and home buying

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demijohn

  • noun large bottle with a short narrow neck; often has small handles at neck and is enclosed in wickerwork

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service

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

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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station

  • noun a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose
    • he started looking for a gas station
    • the train pulled into the station
  • noun proper or designated social situation
    place.
    • he overstepped his place
    • the responsibilities of a man in his station
    • married above her station

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electrical_system

  • noun utility that provides electricity
    electrical plant.
  • noun equipment in a motor vehicle that provides electricity to start the engine and ignite the fuel and operate the lights and windshield wiper and heater and air conditioner and radio

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store

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

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quay

  • noun wharf usually built parallel to the shoreline

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gym

  • noun athletic facility equipped for sports or physical training
    gymnasium.

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tankage

  • noun the quantity contained in (or the capacity of) a tank or tanks
  • noun the charge for storing something in tanks

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broadcast

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

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flying_field

  • noun a place where planes take off and land
    airfield; landing field; field.

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rifle

  • noun a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore
    • he lifted the rifle to his shoulder and fired
  • verb steal goods; take as spoils
    pillage; strip; despoil; plunder; foray; loot; reave; ransack.
    • During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners

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holder

  • noun a holding device
    • a towel holder
    • a cigarette holder
    • an umbrella holder
  • noun a person who holds something
    • they held two hostages
    • he holds the trophy
    • she holds a United States passport

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institution

  • noun an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
    establishment.
  • noun an establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated

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shore_station

  • noun military installation servicing naval forces
    naval installation.

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vial

  • noun a small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle)
    ampul; ampoule; ampule; phial.

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silage

  • noun fodder harvested while green and kept succulent by partial fermentation as in a silo
    ensilage.

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goldmine

  • noun a good source of something that is desired
    gold mine.
  • noun a mine where gold ore is found
    gold mine.

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botanical_garden

  • noun a facility where trees and shrubs are cultivated for exhibition
    arboretum.

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reposit

  • verb put (something) in a place for storage
    • the treasure found int he ancient tomb was reposited in the museum

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and

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

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powder_magazine

  • noun a storehouse (as a compartment on a warship) where weapons and ammunition are stored
    magazine; powder store.

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mine

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

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cistern

  • noun a sac or cavity containing fluid especially lymph or cerebrospinal fluid
    cisterna.
  • noun a tank that holds the water used to flush a toilet
    water tank.

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bank_clerk

  • noun an employee of a bank who receives and pays out money
    cashier; teller.

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savings_bank

  • noun a thrift institution in the northeastern United States; since deregulation in the 1980s they offer services competitive with many commercial banks
  • noun a container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at home
    coin bank; money box; bank.
    • the coin bank was empty

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repositing

  • noun depositing in a warehouse
    reposition; storage; warehousing.
    • they decided to reposition their furniture in a recommended repository in Brooklyn
    • my car is in storage
    • publishers reduced print runs to cut down the cost of warehousing
  • verb put (something) in a place for storage
    reposit.
    • the treasure found int he ancient tomb was reposited in the museum

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fire_station

  • noun a station housing fire apparatus and firemen
    firehouse.

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auxiliary_airfield

  • noun an airfield that functions in a subsidiary capacity

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zoo

  • noun the facility where wild animals are housed for exhibition
    menagerie; zoological garden.

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equipment

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

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petrol

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

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ink_bottle

  • noun a bottle of ink
    inkpot.

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fibre-optic_transmission_system

  • noun a communication system using fiber optic cables
    fiber-optic transmission system; FOTS.

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flight_strip

  • noun an airfield without normal airport facilities
    landing strip; airstrip; strip.

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lead_bank

  • noun a bank named by a lending syndicate of several banks to protect their interests
    agent bank.

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letter

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

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chancery

  • noun a court with jurisdiction in equity
    court of chancery.
  • noun an office of archives for public or ecclesiastic records; a court of public records

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tankful

  • noun as much as a tank will hold
    tank.

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first-aid_station

  • noun a station providing emergency care or treatment before regular medical aid can be obtained

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aerodrome

  • noun an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
    airport; drome; airdrome.

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observation

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

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drive

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

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state_bank

  • noun a bank chartered by a state rather than by the federal government

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salt

  • noun a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
  • noun white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
    common salt; table salt.

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postbox

  • noun public box for deposit of mail
    letter box; mailbox.

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reserve

  • noun formality and propriety of manner
    modesty.
  • noun something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose
    stockpile; backlog.

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beer_bottle

  • noun a bottle that holds beer

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golf

  • noun a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
    golf game.
  • verb play golf

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gold

  • noun coins made of gold
  • noun a deep yellow color
    amber.
    • an amber light illuminated the room
    • he admired the gold of her hair

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acceptableness

  • noun satisfactoriness by virtue of conforming to approved standards
    acceptability.

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field_house

  • noun a building for indoor sports
    sports arena.
  • noun an athletic facility where athletes prepare for sport

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acceptability

  • noun satisfactoriness by virtue of conforming to approved standards
    acceptableness.

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practice_range

  • noun a place for practicing golf shots

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fibre

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

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safekeeping

  • noun the responsibility of a guardian or keeper
    keeping; guardianship.
    • he left his car in my keeping

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gourd

  • noun bottle made from the dried shell of a bottle gourd
    calabash.
  • noun any of numerous inedible fruits with hard rinds

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septic_tank

  • noun large tank where solid matter or sewage is disintegrated by bacteria

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terminal

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

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hot-water_heater

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

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pill_bottle

  • noun a small bottle for holding pills

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treasury

  • noun the funds of a government or institution or individual
    exchequer.
  • noun the government department responsible for collecting and managing and spending public revenues

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get

  • noun a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire.
    • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
    • They acquired a new pet
    • Get your results the next day
    • Get permission to take a few days off from work

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botanical

  • noun a drug made from part of a plant (as the bark or root or leaves)
  • adjective of or relating to plants or botany
    botanic.
    • botanical garden

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silo

  • noun a cylindrical tower used for storing silage
  • noun military installation consisting of an underground structure where ballistic missiles can be stored and fired

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ampoule

  • noun a small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle)
    vial; ampul; ampule; phial.

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set_down

  • verb put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.
    get down; put down; write down.
  • verb reach or come to rest
    land.
    • The bird landed on the highest branch
    • The plane landed in Istanbul

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banking

  • noun engaging in the business of keeping money for savings and checking accounts or for exchange or for issuing loans and credit etc.
  • noun transacting business with a bank; depositing or withdrawing funds or requesting a loan etc.

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raceway

  • noun a canal for a current of water
    race.
  • noun a course over which races are run
    track; racecourse; racetrack.

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emplacement

  • noun military installation consisting of a prepared position for siting a weapon
  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    placement; positioning; location; position; locating.

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set

  • noun a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
    • a set of books
    • a set of golf clubs
    • a set of teeth
  • noun (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
    • the set of prime numbers is infinite

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dump

  • noun a coarse term for defecation
    shit.
    • he took a shit
  • noun a piece of land where waste materials are dumped
    trash dump; rubbish dump; dumpsite; wasteyard; waste-yard; garbage dump.

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bank_building

  • noun a building in which the business of banking transacted
    bank.
    • the bank is on the corner of Nassau and Witherspoon

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national

  • noun a person who owes allegiance to that nation
    subject.
    • a monarch has a duty to his subjects
  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country
    • national hero
    • national anthem
    • a national landmark

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military_post

  • noun military installation at which a body of troops is stationed
    post.
    • this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby
    • there is an officer's club on the post

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powder

  • noun a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized
    pulverisation; pulverization.
  • noun a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks
    gunpowder.

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acquirer

  • noun a person who acquires something (usually permanently)
  • noun a corporation gaining financial control over another corporation or financial institution through a payment in cash or an exchange of stock

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concern

  • noun something that interests you because it is important or affects you
    • the safety of the ship is the captain's concern
  • noun an anxious feeling
    fear; care.
    • care had aged him
    • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

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pantechnicon

  • noun a large moving van (especially one used for moving furniture)

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specimen_bottle

  • noun a bottle for holding urine specimens

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away

  • adjective satellite not present; having left
    • he's away right now
    • you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away
  • adjective used of an opponent's ground
    • an away game

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circulating

  • adjective satellite passing from one to another
    • circulating bills and coins
  • verb become widely known and passed on
    spread; go around; circulate.
    • the rumor spread
    • the story went around in the office

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powerhouse

  • noun a highly energetic and indefatigable person
    human dynamo; ball of fire; fireball.
  • noun a team considered to be the best of its class

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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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recreation_facility

  • noun a public facility for recreation
    recreational facility.

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athenaeum

  • noun a literary or scientific association for the promotion of learning
    atheneum.
  • noun a place where reading materials are available
    atheneum.

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preserve

  • noun a domain that seems to be specially reserved for someone
    • medicine is no longer a male preserve
  • noun a reservation where animals are protected

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communication_equipment

  • noun facility consisting of the physical plants and equipment for disseminating information
    communication system.

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carboy

  • noun a large bottle for holding corrosive liquids; usually cushioned in a special container

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mailbox

  • noun a private box for delivery of mail
    letter box.
  • noun public box for deposit of mail
    postbox; letter box.

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plumbing_system

  • 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.

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aquarium

  • noun a tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals
    fish tank; marine museum.

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telpherage

  • noun a transportation system in which cars (telphers) are suspended from cables and operated on electricity
    telferage.

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catsup_bottle

  • noun a bottle that holds catsup
    ketchup bottle.

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substation

  • noun a subsidiary station where electricity is transformed for distribution by a low-voltage network

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water

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

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golconda

  • noun a source of great wealth (especially a mine)

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installation

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

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louvre

  • noun an art museum that is a famous tourist attraction in Paris
    Louvre Museum.
  • noun one of a set of parallel slats in a door or window to admit air and reject rain
    fin; louver.

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heating

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

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transmission

  • noun the act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted
    transmittal; transmitting.
  • noun communication by means of transmitted signals

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fiber-optic_transmission_system

  • noun a communication system using fiber optic cables
    fibre-optic transmission system; FOTS.

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supply

  • noun an amount of something available for use
  • noun offering goods and services for sale

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repertory

  • noun a storehouse where a stock of things is kept
  • noun the entire range of skills or aptitudes or devices used in a particular field or occupation
    repertoire.
    • the repertory of the supposed feats of mesmerism
    • has a large repertory of dialects and characters

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loan

  • noun the temporary provision of money (usually at interest)
  • noun a word borrowed from another language; e.g. `blitz' is a German word borrowed into modern English
    loanword.

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harbour

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

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lido

  • noun a recreational facility including a swimming pool for water sports

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ensilage

  • noun fodder harvested while green and kept succulent by partial fermentation as in a silo
    silage.

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union

  • noun an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer
    trades union; brotherhood; labor union; trade union.
    • you have to join the union in order to get a job
  • noun the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)
    North.
    • he has visited every state in the Union
    • Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union
    • the North's superior resources turned the scale

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natatorium

  • noun pool that provides a facility for swimming
    swimming pool; swimming bath.
    • `swimming bath' is a British term

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warehouser

  • noun a workman who manages or works in a warehouse
    warehouseman.

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beer

  • noun a general name for alcoholic beverages made by fermenting a cereal (or mixture of cereals) flavored with hops

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stadium

  • noun a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments
    arena; sports stadium; bowl.

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heating_plant

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

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water_heater

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

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mothball

  • noun a small sphere of camphor or naphthalene used to keep moths away from stored clothing
    camphor ball.
  • verb put into long-term storage

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gasometer

  • noun a meter for measuring the amount of gas flowing through a particular pipe
    gas meter.
  • noun a large gas-tight spherical or cylindrical tank for holding gas to be used as fuel
    gas holder.

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flight

  • noun a formation of aircraft in flight
  • noun an instance of traveling by air
    flying.
    • flying was still an exciting adventure for him

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loft

  • noun floor consisting of a large unpartitioned space over a factory or warehouse or other commercial space
  • noun floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage
    attic; garret.

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fire

  • noun the event of something burning (often destructive)
    • they lost everything in the fire
  • noun the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
    firing.
    • hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes
    • they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

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gas

  • noun the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity; relatively great expansion and contraction with changes in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse readily; and the spontaneous tendency to become distributed uniformly throughout any container
    gaseous state.
  • noun a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely

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water_system

  • noun a river and all of its tributaries
  • noun a facility that provides a source of water
    water; water supply.
    • the town debated the purification of the water supply
    • first you have to cut off the water

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fund

  • noun a reserve of money set aside for some purpose
    monetary fund.
  • noun a supply of something available for future use
    store; stock.
    • he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars

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demand

  • noun an urgent or peremptory request
    • his demands for attention were unceasing
  • noun the ability and desire to purchase goods and services
    • the automobile reduced the demand for buggywhips
    • the demand exceeded the supply

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armoury

  • noun a collection of resources
    armory; inventory.
    • he dipped into his intellectual armory to find an answer
  • noun all the weapons and equipment that a country has
    armory; arsenal.

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fots

  • noun a communication system using fiber optic cables
    fibre-optic transmission system; fiber-optic transmission system.

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storage_warehouse

  • noun a storehouse for goods and merchandise
    warehouse.

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tank

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

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withdrawer

  • noun an authority who withdraws permission
  • noun an individualist who withdraws from social interaction

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smelling_bottle

  • noun a bottle containing smelling salts

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air

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

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meeting_place

  • noun a public facility to meet for open discussion
    assembly; forum.

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sewage_system

  • noun facility consisting of a system of sewers for carrying off liquid and solid sewage
    sewer system; sewage works.

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home_banking

  • noun banking in which transactions are conducted by means of electronic communication (via telephone or computer)

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aid

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

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member_bank

  • noun a bank that is a member of the Federal Reserve System

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station_house

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

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file

  • noun a set of related records (either written or electronic) kept together
    data file.
  • noun a line of persons or things ranged one behind the other
    Indian file; single file.

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communication_system

  • noun a system for communicating
  • noun facility consisting of the physical plants and equipment for disseminating information
    communication equipment.

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decanter

  • noun a bottle with a stopper; for serving wine or water
    carafe.

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in

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

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trustee

  • noun a person (or institution) to whom legal title to property is entrusted to use for another's benefit
    legal guardian.
  • noun members of a governing board
    regent.

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ketchup_bottle

  • noun a bottle that holds catsup
    catsup bottle.

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broadcast_station

  • noun a station equipped to broadcast radio or television programs
    broadcasting station.

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member

  • noun one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization)
    fellow member.
    • only members will be admitted
    • a member of the faculty
    • she was introduced to all the members of his family
  • noun anything that belongs to a set or class
    • snakes are members of the class Reptilia
    • members of the opposite sex

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ampule

  • noun a small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle)
    vial; ampul; ampoule; phial.

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transit

  • noun a surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod
    theodolite.
  • noun a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
    transportation system; transportation.

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power_grid

  • noun a system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region
    grid; power system.

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ball

  • noun round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games
    • the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve
    • the mayor threw out the first ball
    • the ball rolled into the corner pocket
  • noun a solid projectile that is shot by a musket
    musket ball.
    • they had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball

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optic

  • noun the organ of sight
    eye; oculus.
  • adjective of or relating to or resembling the eye
    ocular; optical; opthalmic.
    • ocular muscles
    • an ocular organ
    • ocular diseases
    • the optic (or optical) axis of the eye
    • an ocular spot is a pigmented organ or part believed to be sensitive to light

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depository_financial_institution

  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; bank; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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power_plant

  • noun an electrical generating station
    powerhouse; power station.

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stack

  • noun an orderly pile
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; 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

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off

  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered
  • adjective not in operation or operational
    • the oven is off
    • the lights are off

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retention

  • noun the act of retaining something
    keeping; holding.
  • noun the power of retaining and recalling past experience
    retentivity; retentiveness; memory.
    • he had a good memory when he was younger

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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

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camphor

  • noun a resin obtained from the camphor tree; used in making celluloid and liniment

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bottle

  • noun a glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids; typically cylindrical without handles and with a narrow neck that can be plugged or capped
  • noun the quantity contained in a bottle
    bottleful.

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carport

  • noun garage for one or two cars consisting of a flat roof supported on poles
    car port.

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lay_in

  • verb keep or lay aside for future use
    salt away; put in; stack away; hive away; stash away; store.
    • store grain for the winter
    • The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat

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athletic

  • adjective relating to or befitting athletics or athletes
    • athletic facilities
  • adjective satellite vigorously active
    gymnastic; acrobatic.
    • an acrobatic dance
    • an athletic child
    • athletic playing
    • gymnastic exercises

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backroom

  • noun the meeting place of a group of leaders who make their decisions via private negotiations

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crewet

  • noun bottle that holds wine or oil or vinegar for the table
    cruet.

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zoological_garden

  • noun the facility where wild animals are housed for exhibition
    menagerie; zoo.

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salt_away

  • verb keep or lay aside for future use
    put in; stack away; hive away; stash away; lay in; store.
    • store grain for the winter
    • The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat

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airfield

  • noun a place where planes take off and land
    flying field; landing field; field.

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source

  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    origin; root; beginning; rootage.
    • 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
  • noun a document (or organization) from which information is obtained
    • the reporter had two sources for the story

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drop_off

  • verb fall or diminish
    • The number of students in this course dropped off after the first test
  • verb change from a waking to a sleeping state
    drowse off; drift off; flake out; nod off; dope off; fall asleep; doze off.
    • he always falls asleep during lectures

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association

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

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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.

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pill

  • noun something that resembles a tablet of medicine in shape or size
  • noun a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
    lozenge; tab; tablet.

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lending_library

  • noun library that provides books for use outside the building
    circulating library.

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bin

  • noun a container; usually has a lid
  • noun the quantity contained in a bin
    binful.

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drome

  • noun an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
    airport; aerodrome; airdrome.

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stockpiling

  • noun accumulating and storing a reserve supply
    • the stockpiling of war materials
  • verb have on hand
    carry; stockpile; stock.
    • Do you carry kerosene heaters?

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specimen

  • noun an example regarded as typical of its class
  • noun a bit of tissue or blood or urine that is taken for diagnostic purposes
    • they collected a urine specimen for urinalysis

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mow

  • noun a loft in a barn where hay is stored
    haymow; hayloft.
  • verb cut with a blade or mower
    cut down.
    • mow the grass

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warehouse

  • noun a storehouse for goods and merchandise
    storage warehouse.
  • verb store in a warehouse

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grid

  • noun a pattern of regularly spaced horizontal and vertical lines
  • noun a system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region
    power grid; power system.

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pop

  • noun an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
    dad; dada; papa; pappa; pa; daddy.
  • noun a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
    tonic; soda pop; soda water; soda.
    • in New England they call sodas tonics

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hagia_sofia

  • noun a 6th century masterpiece of Byzantine architecture in Istanbul; built as a Christian church, converted to a mosque in 1453, and made into a museum in the middle of the 20th century
    Santa Sophia; Hagia Sophia; Santa Sofia.

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pier

  • noun a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
    dock; wharf; wharfage.
  • noun (architecture) a vertical supporting structure (as a portion of wall between two doors or windows)

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put_down

  • verb cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place
    place down; set down.
    • set down your bags here
  • verb put in a horizontal position
    repose; lay.
    • lay the books on the table
    • lay the patient carefully onto the bed

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police_headquarters

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

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lost

  • noun people who are destined to die soon
    doomed.
    • the agony of the doomed was in his voice
  • verb fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense
    lose.
    • She lost her purse when she left it unattended on her seat

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pillar

  • noun a fundamental principle or practice
    • science eroded the pillars of superstition
  • noun anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower
    column; tower.
    • the test tube held a column of white powder
    • a tower of dust rose above the horizon
    • a thin pillar of smoke betrayed their campsite

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garage

  • noun an outbuilding (or part of a building) for housing automobiles
  • noun a repair shop where cars and trucks are serviced and repaired
    service department.

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depositary

  • noun a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
    depository; repository; deposit.

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gold_mine

  • noun a good source of something that is desired
    goldmine.
  • noun a mine where gold ore is found
    goldmine.

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works

  • noun buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    plant; industrial plant.
    • they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  • noun everything available; usually preceded by `the'
    whole caboodle; kit and boodle; whole kit and boodle; whole kit and caboodle; full treatment; whole works; whole kit; kit and caboodle; whole shebang.
    • we saw the whole shebang
    • a hotdog with the works
    • we took on the whole caboodle
    • for $10 you get the full treatment

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library

  • noun a room where books are kept
    • they had brandy in the library
  • noun a collection of literary documents or records kept for reference or borrowing

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gas_tank

  • noun a tank for holding gasoline to supply a vehicle
    petrol tank; gasoline tank.

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home

  • noun where you live at a particular time
    place.
    • deliver the package to my home
    • he doesn't have a home to go to
    • your place or mine?
  • noun housing that someone is living in
    abode; dwelling house; dwelling; domicile; habitation.
    • he built a modest dwelling near the pond
    • they raise money to provide homes for the homeless

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transport

  • noun something that serves as a means of transportation
    conveyance.
  • noun an exchange of molecules (and their kinetic energy and momentum) across the boundary between adjacent layers of a fluid or across cell membranes

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depository_library

  • noun a depository built to contain books and other materials for reading and study
    library.

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lead

  • noun an advantage held by a competitor in a race
    • he took the lead at the last turn
  • noun a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey
    Pb; atomic number 82.
    • the children were playing with lead soldiers

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collect

  • noun a short prayer generally preceding the lesson in the Church of Rome or the Church of England
  • verb get or gather together
    amass; roll up; compile; accumulate; hoard; pile up.
    • I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife
    • She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis
    • She rolled up a small fortune

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archivist

  • noun a person in charge of collecting and cataloguing archives

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track

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

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moor

  • noun open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss
    moorland.
  • noun one of the Muslim people of north Africa; of mixed Arab and Berber descent; converted to Islam in the 8th century; conqueror of Spain in the 8th century

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garret

  • noun floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage
    attic; loft.

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artist

  • noun a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
    creative person.

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assembly

  • noun a group of machine parts that fit together to form a self-contained unit
  • noun the act of constructing something (as a piece of machinery)
    fabrication.

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ensile

  • verb store in a silo
    • ensile fodder for the cows

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repository

  • noun a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
    depository; deposit; depositary.
  • noun a person to whom a secret is entrusted
    secretary.

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rothschild

  • noun any of family of powerful Jewish bankers in Europe

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artist's_loft

  • noun a factory loft that has been converted into an artist's workroom and living area

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ampul

  • noun a small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle)
    vial; ampoule; ampule; phial.

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post

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

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air-drop

  • verb drop (an object) from the air; unload from a plane or helicopter

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west_point

  • noun United States Army installation on the west bank of Hudson river to the north of New York City; site of United States Military Academy

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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test_range

  • noun a range for conducting tests

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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

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banker

  • noun a financier who owns or is an executive in a bank
  • noun the person in charge of the bank in a gambling game

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short_line

  • noun a transportation system that operates over relatively short distances

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swimming

  • noun the act of swimming
    swim.
    • it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool
  • verb travel through water
    swim.
    • We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore
    • a big fish was swimming in the tank

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heater

  • noun device that heats water or supplies warmth to a room
    warmer.
  • noun (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity
    hummer; fastball; smoke; bullet.
    • he swung late on the fastball
    • he showed batters nothing but smoke

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telferage

  • noun a transportation system in which cars (telphers) are suspended from cables and operated on electricity
    telpherage.

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put_in

  • verb introduce
    insert; stick in; introduce; inclose; enclose.
    • Insert your ticket here
  • verb keep or lay aside for future use
    salt away; stack away; hive away; stash away; lay in; store.
    • store grain for the winter
    • The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat

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facility

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

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public_transit

  • noun a public transportation system for moving passengers

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communication

  • noun the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information
    communicating.
    • they could not act without official communication from Moscow
  • noun something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups

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savings_and_loan

  • noun a thrift institution that is required by law to make a certain percentage of its loans as home mortgages
    savings and loan association.

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garner

  • noun a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed
    granary.
  • verb acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions
    earn.

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down

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

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carafe

  • noun a bottle with a stopper; for serving wine or water
    decanter.

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strip

  • noun a relatively long narrow piece of something
    • he felt a flat strip of muscle
  • noun artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
    slip.

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power_system

  • noun a system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region
    grid; power grid.

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credit_union

  • noun a cooperative depository financial institution whose members can obtain loans from their combined savings

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utility

  • noun a company that performs a public service; subject to government regulation
    public utility company; public-service corporation; public utility.
  • noun the quality of being of practical use
    usefulness.

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home_loan_bank

  • noun one of 11 regional banks that monitor and make short-term credit advances to thrift institutions in their region

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museum

  • noun a depository for collecting and displaying objects having scientific or historical or artistic value

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flying

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

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pop_bottle

  • noun a bottle for holding soft drinks
    soda bottle.

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pillar_box

  • noun a red pillar-shaped letter box

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jug

  • noun a large bottle with a narrow mouth
  • noun the quantity contained in a jug
    jugful.

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catsup

  • noun thick spicy sauce made from tomatoes
    tomato ketchup; ketchup; cetchup.

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storehouse

  • noun a depository for goods
    entrepot; depot; storage; store.
    • storehouses were built close to the docks

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savings_and_loan_association

  • noun a thrift institution that is required by law to make a certain percentage of its loans as home mortgages
    savings and loan.

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landing

  • noun an intermediate platform in a staircase
  • noun structure providing a place where boats can land people or goods
    landing place.

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armory

  • noun a collection of resources
    armoury; inventory.
    • he dipped into his intellectual armory to find an answer
  • noun all the weapons and equipment that a country has
    armoury; arsenal.

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heat

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

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arboretum

  • noun a facility where trees and shrubs are cultivated for exhibition
    botanical garden.

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line

  • noun a formation of people or things one beside another
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed
    • they were arrayed in line of battle
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call
  • noun a mark that is long relative to its width
    • He drew a line on the chart

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science_museum

  • noun a museum that collects and displays objects having scientific interest

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stash_away

  • verb keep or lay aside for future use
    salt away; put in; stack away; hive away; lay in; store.
    • store grain for the winter
    • The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat

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terminus

  • noun a place where something ends or is complete
    end point; endpoint; termination.
  • noun the ultimate goal for which something is done
    destination.

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meeting

  • noun a formally arranged gathering
    group meeting.
    • next year the meeting will be in Chicago
    • the meeting elected a chairperson
  • noun a small informal social gathering
    get together.
    • there was an informal meeting in my living room

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cruet

  • noun bottle that holds wine or oil or vinegar for the table
    crewet.

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reserve_bank

  • noun one of 12 regional banks that monitor and act as depositories for banks in their region
    Federal Reserve Bank.

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circulating_library

  • noun library that provides books for use outside the building
    lending library.

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military_installation

  • noun any facility servicing military forces

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observation_station

  • noun a station set up for making observations of something

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bankable

  • adjective satellite guaranteed to bring a profit
    • without bankable stars the film script aroused no interest
  • adjective satellite acceptable to or at a bank
    • bankable funds

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railhead

  • noun a railroad depot in a theater of operations where military supplies are unloaded for distribution
  • noun the end of the completed track on an unfinished railway

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ink

  • noun a liquid used for printing or writing or drawing
  • noun dark protective fluid ejected into the water by cuttlefish and other cephalopods

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landing_field

  • noun a place where planes take off and land
    airfield; flying field; field.

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archive

  • noun a depository containing historical records and documents
  • verb put into an archive
    file away.

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storage_tank

  • noun a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids
    tank.

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storage

  • noun the act of storing something
  • noun a depository for goods
    entrepot; depot; store; storehouse.
    • storehouses were built close to the docks

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bank_deposit

  • noun money deposited in a bank or some similar institution
    deposit.

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field

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

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victual

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

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electrical

  • adjective relating to or concerned with electricity
    • an electrical engineer
    • electrical and mechanical engineering industries
  • adjective using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity
    electric.
    • electric current
    • electric wiring
    • electrical appliances
    • an electrical storm

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holding

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

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redeposition

  • noun deposition from one deposit to another

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test

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

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depot

  • noun station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods
    terminal; terminus.
  • noun a depository for goods
    entrepot; storage; store; storehouse.
    • storehouses were built close to the docks

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company

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

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car_port

  • noun garage for one or two cars consisting of a flat roof supported on poles
    carport.

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draw

  • noun a gully that is shallower than a ravine
  • noun an entertainer who attracts large audiences
    attraction; drawing card; attracter; attractor.
    • he was the biggest drawing card they had

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whiskey_bottle

  • noun a bottle for holding whiskey

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treasure_house

  • noun a storehouse for treasures

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football

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

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smelling

  • noun the act of perceiving the odor of something
    smell.
  • verb inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense
    smell.

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discharge

  • noun the sudden giving off of energy
  • noun the act of venting
    venting.

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service_station

  • noun a station where gasoline and oil are sold and facilities are available for repairing or maintaining automobiles

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calabash

  • noun round gourd of the calabash tree
  • noun tropical American evergreen that produces large round gourds
    Crescentia cujete; calabash tree.

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pool

  • noun an excavation that is (usually) filled with water
  • noun a small lake
    pond.
    • the pond was too small for sailing

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building

  • noun a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
    edifice.
    • there was a three-story building on the corner
    • it was an imposing edifice
  • noun the act of constructing something
    construction.
    • during the construction we had to take a detour
    • his hobby was the building of boats

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auxiliary

  • noun someone who acts as assistant
    aide.
  • adjective satellite functioning in a supporting capacity
    supplementary; subsidiary; supplemental.
    • the main library and its auxiliary branches

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unload

  • verb leave or unload
    drop off; drop; put down; set down; discharge.
    • unload the cargo
    • drop off the passengers at the hotel
  • verb take the load off (a container or vehicle)
    unlade; offload.
    • unload the truck
    • offload the van

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hive_away

  • verb keep or lay aside for future use
    salt away; put in; stack away; stash away; lay in; store.
    • store grain for the winter
    • The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat

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filing

  • noun the entering of a legal document into the public record
    • he filed a complaint
    • he filed his tax return
  • noun a fragment rubbed off by the use of a file

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sewer

  • noun a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
    cloaca; sewerage.
  • noun someone who sews
    • a sewer of fine gowns

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gas_holder

  • noun a large gas-tight spherical or cylindrical tank for holding gas to be used as fuel
    gasometer.

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