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diatomite (Also diatomites) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to diatomite

air_filter

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

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podsolic_soil

  • noun a soil that develops in temperate to cold moist climates under coniferous or heath vegetation; an organic mat over a grey leached layer
    podsol soil; podzol soil; podzol; podsol.

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dry_land

  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    land; terra firma; earth; solid ground; ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground

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hardpan

  • noun crust or layer of hard subsoil encrusted with calcium-carbonate occurring in arid or semiarid regions
    caliche.

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surface_soil

  • noun the layer of soil on the surface
    topsoil.

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earth

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

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desertic_soil

  • noun a type of soil that develops in arid climates
    desert soil.

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podzol

  • noun a soil that develops in temperate to cold moist climates under coniferous or heath vegetation; an organic mat over a grey leached layer
    podsolic soil; podsol soil; podzol soil; podsol.

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ground

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

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bacteria_bed

  • noun layer of sand or gravel used to expose sewage effluent to air and the action of microorganisms

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filter_bed

  • noun filter consisting of a layer of sand or gravel for filtering water

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fuel

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

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laterite

  • noun a red soil produced by rock decay; contains insoluble deposits of ferric and aluminum oxides

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wool

  • noun a fabric made from the hair of sheep
    woolen; woollen.
  • noun fiber sheared from animals (such as sheep) and twisted into yarn for weaving

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podsol

  • noun a soil that develops in temperate to cold moist climates under coniferous or heath vegetation; an organic mat over a grey leached layer
    podsolic soil; podsol soil; podzol soil; podzol.

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boulder

  • noun a large smooth mass of rock detached from its place of origin
    bowlder.
  • noun a town in north central Colorado; Rocky Mountains resort center and university town

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coffee

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

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silt

  • noun mud or clay or small rocks deposited by a river or lake
  • verb become chocked with silt
    silt up.
    • The river silted up

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topsoil

  • noun the layer of soil on the surface
    surface soil.

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oil_filter

  • noun a filter that removes impurities from the oil used to lubricate an internal-combustion engine

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residual_soil

  • noun the soil that is remaining after the soluble elements have been dissolved
    residual clay.

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earthing

  • noun fastening electrical equipment to earth
    grounding.
  • verb hide in the earth like a hunted animal
    earth.

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bog_soil

  • noun poorly drained soils on top of peat and under marsh or swamp vegetation

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sedimentary

  • adjective resembling or containing or formed by the accumulation of sediment
    • sedimentary deposits
  • adjective produced by the action of water
    aqueous.

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loess

  • noun a fine-grained unstratified accumulation of clay and silt deposited by the wind

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sedimentary_clay

  • noun clay soil formed by sedimentary deposits

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podsolic

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fuel_filter

  • noun a filter in the fuel line that screens out dirt and rust particles from the fuel

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sand

  • noun a loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral
  • noun French writer known for works concerning women's rights and independence (1804-1876)
    Amandine Aurore Lucie Dupin; Baroness Dudevant; George Sand.

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clay

  • noun a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired
  • noun water soaked soil; soft wet earth
    mud.

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water_filter

  • noun a filter to remove impurities from the water supply

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subsoil

  • noun the layer of soil between the topsoil and bedrock
    undersoil.

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gilgai

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boulder_clay

  • noun unstratified soil deposited by a glacier; consists of sand and clay and gravel and boulders mixed together
    till.

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prairie_soil

  • noun a type of soil occurring under grasses in temperate climates

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indian_red

  • noun a red pigment composed in part from ferric oxide which is often used in paints and cosmetics
  • noun a red soil containing ferric oxide; often used as a pigment

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air_cleaner

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

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bacteria

  • noun (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants
    bacterium.

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filtration

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

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gumbo_soil

  • noun any of various fine-grained silty soils that become waxy and very sticky mud when saturated with water
    gumbo.

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firma

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diffusing

  • adjective satellite spreading by diffusion
    diffusive; dispersive; disseminative.
  • verb move outward
    fan out; spread; diffuse; spread out.
    • The soldiers fanned out

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desert_soil

  • noun a type of soil that develops in arid climates
    desertic soil.

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mud

  • noun water soaked soil; soft wet earth
    clay.
  • noun slanderous remarks or charges

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undersoil

  • noun the layer of soil between the topsoil and bedrock
    subsoil.

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desertic

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bole

  • noun a soft oily clay used as a pigment (especially a reddish brown pigment)
  • noun the main stem of a tree; usually covered with bark; the bole is usually the part that is commercially useful for lumber
    tree trunk; trunk.

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dirt

  • noun the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
    soil.
  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; filth; soil; grime; grunge; stain.

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screen

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

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residual

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

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residual_clay

  • noun the soil that is remaining after the soluble elements have been dissolved
    residual soil.

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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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diatom

  • noun microscopic unicellular marine or freshwater colonial alga having cell walls impregnated with silica

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strainer

  • noun a filter to retain larger pieces while smaller pieces and liquids pass through

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sieve

  • noun a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles
    screen.
  • verb examine in order to test suitability
    sort; screen; screen out.
    • screen these samples
    • screen the job applicants

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gilgai_soil

  • noun soil in the melon holes of Australia

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dry

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

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substance

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

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cullender

  • noun bowl-shaped strainer; used to wash or drain foods
    colander.

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filter

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

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drain_basket

  • noun a filter in a sink drain; traps debris but passes water

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bog

  • noun wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation; has poorer drainage than a swamp; soil is unfit for cultivation but can be cut and dried and used for fuel
    peat bog.
  • verb cause to slow down or get stuck
    bog down.
    • The vote would bog down the house

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loam

  • noun a rich soil consisting of a mixture of sand and clay and decaying organic materials

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terra_firma

  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    dry land; land; earth; solid ground; ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground

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marl

  • noun a loose and crumbling earthy deposit consisting mainly of calcite or dolomite; used as a fertilizer for soils deficient in lime

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podzol_soil

  • noun a soil that develops in temperate to cold moist climates under coniferous or heath vegetation; an organic mat over a grey leached layer
    podsolic soil; podsol soil; podzol; podsol.

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humus

  • noun partially decomposed organic matter; the organic component of soil
  • noun a thick spread made from mashed chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; used especially as a dip for pita; originated in the Middle East
    humous; hummus; hoummos; hommos.

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regosol

  • noun a type of soil consisting of unconsolidated material from freshly deposited alluvium or sand

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podsol_soil

  • noun a soil that develops in temperate to cold moist climates under coniferous or heath vegetation; an organic mat over a grey leached layer
    podsolic soil; podzol soil; podzol; podsol.

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solid_ground

  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    dry land; land; terra firma; earth; ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground

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filter_tip

  • noun an air filter on the end of a cigarette; contains material that filters the smoke

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tea-strainer

  • noun a device to keep back tea leaves when pouring a cup of tea

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tundra

  • noun a vast treeless plain in the Arctic regions where the subsoil is permanently frozen

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glass_wool

  • noun glass fibers spun and massed into bundles resembling wool

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drain

  • noun emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it
    drainage.
  • noun tube inserted into a body cavity (as during surgery) to remove unwanted material

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saprolite

  • noun a deposit of clay and disintegrating rock that is found in its original place

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wiesenboden

  • noun a dark meadow soil rich in organic material; developed through poor drainage in humid grassy or sedge regions

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diatomaceous_earth

  • noun a light soil consisting of siliceous diatom remains and often used as a filtering material
    kieselguhr; diatomite.

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fuller's_earth

  • noun an absorbent soil resembling clay; used in fulling (shrinking and thickening) woolen cloth and as an adsorbent

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solid

  • noun matter that is solid at room temperature and pressure
  • noun the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape
    solidness; solid state.

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bed

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

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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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colander

  • noun bowl-shaped strainer; used to wash or drain foods
    cullender.

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caliche

  • noun crust or layer of hard subsoil encrusted with calcium-carbonate occurring in arid or semiarid regions
    hardpan.
  • noun nitrate-bearing rock or gravel of the sodium nitrate deposits of Chile and Peru

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diffusing_screen

  • noun a transparent filter that reduces the light (or some wavelengths of the light) passing through it
    light filter.

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cleaner

  • noun a preparation used in cleaning something
    cleansing agent; cleanser.
  • noun the operator of dry-cleaning establishment
    dry cleaner.

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gumbo

  • noun any of various fine-grained silty soils that become waxy and very sticky mud when saturated with water
    gumbo soil.
  • noun tall coarse annual of Old World tropics widely cultivated in southern United States and West Indies for its long mucilaginous green pods used as basis for soups and stews; sometimes placed in genus Hibiscus
    okra; Abelmoschus esculentus; Hibiscus esculentus; lady's-finger; okra plant.

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light_filter

  • noun a transparent filter that reduces the light (or some wavelengths of the light) passing through it
    diffusing screen.

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soil

  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; filth; dirt; grime; grunge; stain.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
    dirt.

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alluvial_soil

  • noun a fine-grained fertile soil deposited by water flowing over flood plains or in river beds

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surface

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

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strain

  • noun (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
  • noun difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension
    stress.
    • she endured the stresses and strains of life
    • he presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger"- R.J.Samuelson

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diatomite

  • noun a light soil consisting of siliceous diatom remains and often used as a filtering material
    kieselguhr; diatomaceous earth.

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tea

  • noun a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water
    • iced tea is a cooling drink
  • noun a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes
    afternoon tea; teatime.
    • an Englishman would interrupt a war to have his afternoon tea

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mold

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

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diatomaceous

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filtrate

  • noun the product of filtration; a gas or liquid that has been passed through a filter
  • verb remove by passing through a filter
    filter; separate out; filter out; strain.
    • filter out the impurities

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tip

  • noun the extreme end of something; especially something pointed
  • noun a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
    baksheesh; pourboire; bakshis; bakshish; gratuity; backsheesh.

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till

  • noun unstratified soil deposited by a glacier; consists of sand and clay and gravel and boulders mixed together
    boulder clay.
  • noun a treasury for government funds
    trough; public treasury.

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tundra_soil

  • noun a black mucky soil with a frozen subsoil that is characteristic of Arctic and subarctic regions

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grounding

  • noun education or instruction in the fundamentals of a field of knowledge
    foundation.
    • he lacks the foundation necessary for advanced study
    • a good grounding in mathematics
  • noun fastening electrical equipment to earth
    earthing.

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mould

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

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tripolite

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oil

  • noun a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
  • noun oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist
    oil color; oil colour.

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basket

  • noun a container that is usually woven and has handles
    handbasket.
  • noun the quantity contained in a basket
    basketful.

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indurate

  • verb become fixed or established
    • indurated customs
  • verb make hard or harder
    harden.
    • The cold hardened the butter

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desert

  • noun arid land with little or no vegetation
  • verb leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
    abandon; desolate; forsake.
    • The mother deserted her children

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land

  • noun the land on which real estate is located
    • he built the house on land leased from the city
  • noun material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)
    soil; ground.
    • the land had never been plowed
    • good agricultural soil

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natural

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

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glass

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

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light

  • noun (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    visible light; visible radiation.
    • the light was filtered through a soft glass window
  • noun any device serving as a source of illumination
    light source.
    • he stopped the car and turned off the lights

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kieselguhr

  • noun a light soil consisting of siliceous diatom remains and often used as a filtering material
    diatomaceous earth; diatomite.

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fuller

  • noun a workman who fulls (cleans and thickens) freshly woven cloth for a living
  • noun United States jurist and chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1833-1910)
    Melville W. Fuller; Melville Weston Fuller.

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coffee_filter

  • noun filter (usually of paper) that passes the coffee and retains the coffee grounds

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