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corrugated_fastener

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

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obstruction

  • noun any structure that makes progress difficult
    impedimenta; impediment; obstructor; obstructer.
  • noun the physical condition of blocking or filling a passage with an obstruction
    blockage.

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hanging

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

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signalize

  • verb provide with traffic signals
    signalise.
    • signalize a busy intersection
  • verb communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs
    signalise; signal; sign.
    • He signed his disapproval with a dismissive hand gesture
    • The diner signaled the waiters to bring the menu

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muzzle

  • noun the open circular discharging end of a gun
    gun muzzle.
  • noun forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose

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feeding

  • noun the act of consuming food
    eating.
  • noun the act of supplying food and nourishment
    alimentation.

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lodgement

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

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processus

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impoverishment

  • noun the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions
    poverty; poorness.
  • noun the act of making someone poor
    pauperization; pauperisation.

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dapple

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; patch; maculation; fleck.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • verb colour with streaks or blotches of different shades
    cloud; mottle.

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restock

  • verb stock again
    • He restocked his land with pheasants

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shaving

  • noun the act of removing hair with a razor
    shave.
  • noun a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
    paring; sliver.

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geology

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

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tax_shelter

  • noun a way of organizing business to reduce the taxes it must pay on current earnings
    shelter.

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mortice

  • noun a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint
    mortise.
  • verb cut a hole for a tenon in
    mortise.

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jack

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

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crow's_nest

  • noun platform for a lookout at or near the top of a mast

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month

  • noun one of the twelve divisions of the calendar year
    calendar month.
    • he paid the bill last month
  • noun a time unit of approximately 30 days
    • he was given a month to pay the bill

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cut_down

  • verb cut down on; make a reduction in
    trim; cut; cut back; bring down; reduce; trim down; trim back.
    • reduce your daily fat intake
    • The employer wants to cut back health benefits
  • verb cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete
    slash.

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disturb

  • verb move deeply
    upset; trouble.
    • This book upset me
    • A troubling thought
  • verb change the arrangement or position of
    raise up; commove; stir up; vex; shake up; agitate.

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cut_away

  • verb move quickly to another scene or focus when filming
    • `cut away now!' the director shouted
  • verb remove by cutting off or away
    • cut away the branch that sticks out

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yachting

  • noun water travel for pleasure
    boating.
  • verb travel in a yacht
    yacht.

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understock

  • verb stock with less than the usual or desirable number or quantity

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mackinaw

  • noun a short plaid coat made of made of thick woolen material
    Mackinaw coat.
  • noun a thick plaid blanket formerly used in the northwestern United States
    Mackinaw blanket.

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cringle

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

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heading

  • noun a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about
    header; head.
    • the heading seemed to have little to do with the text
  • noun the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
    aim; bearing.

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clothes

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

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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railing

  • noun a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
    rail.
  • noun material for making rails or rails collectively

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bacon

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

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direct

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

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pulse

  • noun (electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients)
    pulsing; pulsation; impulse.
    • the pulsations seemed to be coming from a star
  • noun the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
    beat; heartbeat; pulsation.
    • he could feel the beat of her heart

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horn

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

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nail

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

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heat_energy

  • noun a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
    heat.

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service_entrance

  • noun an entrance intended for the use of servants or for delivery of goods and removal of refuse
    service door; servant's entrance.

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channelize

  • verb direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
    maneuver; head; point; direct; guide; channelise; manoeuvre; manoeuver; steer.
  • verb make a channel for; provide with a channel
    channelise.
    • channelize the country for better transportation

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tuberosity

  • noun a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament
    tubercle; eminence.

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stock_up

  • verb amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use
    buy in; stock.
    • let's stock coffee as long as prices are low

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skiff

  • noun any of various small boats propelled by oars or by sails or by a motor

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plump_in

  • verb arrive suddenly and unannounced
    • He plumped in on a Sunday morning

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conduct

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

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supplier

  • noun someone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity
    provider.

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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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barge_in

  • verb enter uninvited; informal
    gate-crash; crash.
    • let's crash the party!
  • verb break into a conversation
    put in; cut in; butt in; chisel in; break in; chime in.
    • her husband always chimes in, even when he is not involved in the conversation

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niche

  • noun a position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it
    • he found his niche in the academic world
  • noun a small concavity
    recession; corner; recess.

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amphibious_landing

  • noun a military action of coordinated land, sea, and air forces organized for an invasion
    • MacArthur staged a massive amphibious landing behind enemy lines

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waterman

  • noun someone who drives or rides in a boat
    boatman; boater.

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sailing_master

  • noun the ship's officer in charge of navigation
    navigator.

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dory

  • noun a small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled
    rowboat; dinghy.
  • noun pike-like freshwater perches
    walleyed pike; walleye; jack salmon; Stizostedion vitreum.

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herd

  • noun a group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans
  • noun a group of wild mammals of one species that remain together: antelope or elephants or seals or whales or zebra

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poleaxe

  • noun an ax used to slaughter cattle; has a hammer opposite the blade
    poleax.
  • noun a battle ax used in the Middle Ages; a long handled ax and a pick
    poleax.

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protection

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

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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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auction

  • noun a variety of bridge in which tricks made in excess of the contract are scored toward game; now generally superseded by contract bridge
    auction bridge.
  • noun the public sale of something to the highest bidder
    auction sale; vendue.

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piercing

  • adjective satellite having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
    acute; penetrating; incisive; penetrative; discriminating; keen; sharp; knifelike.
    • an acute observer of politics and politicians
    • incisive comments
    • icy knifelike reasoning
    • as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang
    • penetrating insight
    • frequent penetrative observations
  • verb cut or make a way through
    pierce.
    • the knife cut through the flesh
    • The path pierced the jungle
    • Light pierced through the forest

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long_plane

  • noun a long carpenter's plane used to shape the edges of boards so they will fit together
    jointing plane; jointer; jointer plane.

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send_on

  • verb send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit
    forward.
    • forward my mail

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bunker

  • noun a hazard on a golf course
    trap; sand trap.
  • noun a large container for storing fuel
    • the ship's bunkers were full of coal

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welding

  • noun fastening two pieces of metal together by softening with heat and applying pressure
  • verb join together by heating
    weld.
    • weld metal

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baseball_play

  • noun (baseball) a play executed by a baseball team

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tour_guide

  • noun a guide who leads others on a tour

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secure

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

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overabundance

  • noun the state of being more than full
    surfeit; excess.
  • noun a quantity that is more than what is appropriate
    overmuchness; overmuch; superabundance.
    • four-year-olds have an overabundance of energy
    • we received an inundation of email

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tie-in

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

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strap

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

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manoeuver

  • verb act in order to achieve a certain goal
    maneuver; manoeuvre.
    • He maneuvered to get the chairmanship
    • She maneuvered herself into the directorship
  • verb direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
    maneuver; head; point; direct; guide; channelise; manoeuvre; channelize; steer.

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cutting_tool

  • noun a cutting implement; a tool for cutting
    cutlery; cutter.

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cottar

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

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calk

  • noun a metal cleat on the bottom front of a horseshoe to prevent slipping
    calkin.
  • verb provide with calks
    • calk horse shoes

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call

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

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spike

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

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strike

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

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snap_fastener

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

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wiggle_nail

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

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ferrying

  • noun transport by boat or aircraft
    ferry.
  • verb transport from one place to another
    ferry.

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fly_gallery

  • noun a narrow raised platform at the side of a stage in a theater; stagehands can work the ropes controlling equipment in the flies
    fly floor.

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withholder

  • noun a person who refrains from granting
    • a withholder of payments
  • noun a person who restrains or checks or holds back

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plant_process

  • noun a natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ
    enation.

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interpenetrate

  • verb penetrate mutually or be interlocked
    permeate.
    • The territories of two married people interpenetrate a lot
  • verb spread or diffuse through
    riddle; permeate; pervade; penetrate; diffuse; imbue.
    • An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
    • music penetrated the entire building
    • His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks

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canalise

  • verb provide (a city) with a canal
    canal; canalize.
  • verb direct the flow of
    canalize; channel.
    • channel information towards a broad audience

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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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tying

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

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sea_boat

  • noun a boat that is seaworthy; that is adapted to the open seas

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indent

  • noun an order for goods to be exported or imported
  • noun the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
    indention; indenture; indentation.

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hole

  • noun an opening into or through something
  • noun an opening deliberately made in or through something

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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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drop_anchor

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

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join

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

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room

  • noun an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
    • the rooms were very small but they had a nice view
  • noun space for movement
    elbow room; way.
    • room to pass
    • make way for
    • hardly enough elbow room to turn around

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sway

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

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snip_off

  • verb sever or remove by pinching or snipping
    snip; nip; nip off; clip.
    • nip off the flowers

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bore-hole

  • noun a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes
    bore; drill hole.

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locker

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

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holdfast

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

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appendage

  • noun an external body part that projects from the body
    extremity; member.
    • it is important to keep the extremities warm
  • noun a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant
    process; outgrowth.
    • a bony process

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root

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

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tomahawk

  • noun weapon consisting of a fighting ax; used by North American Indians
    hatchet.
  • verb cut with a tomahawk

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guide_on

  • verb use as a guide
    guide.
    • They had the lights to guide on

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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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zip_fastener

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

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coapt

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

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care_delivery

  • noun the provision of health care
    health care delivery; healthcare delivery.

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cut_off

  • verb make a break in
    interrupt; disrupt; break up.
    • We interrupt the program for the following messages
  • verb cease, stop
    cut.
    • cut the noise
    • We had to cut short the conversation

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hod

  • noun an open box attached to a long pole handle; bricks or mortar are carried on the shoulder

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hob

  • noun (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings
    hobgoblin; goblin.
  • noun (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
    gremlin; elf; brownie; pixie; imp; pixy.

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provide

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

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bunk

  • noun a long trough for feeding cattle
    feed bunk.
  • noun a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers
    built in bed; berth.

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machine

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

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bandaging

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

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sever

  • verb set or keep apart
    break up.
    • sever a relationship
  • verb cut off from a whole
    discerp; lop.
    • His head was severed from his body
    • The soul discerped from the body

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gate

  • noun a movable barrier in a fence or wall
  • noun a computer circuit with several inputs but only one output that can be activated by particular combinations of inputs
    logic gate.

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hoy

  • noun a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
    lighter; barge; flatboat.

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famish

  • verb be hungry; go without food
    starve; hunger.
    • Let's eat--I'm starving!
  • verb deprive of food
    starve.
    • They starved the prisoners

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movable

  • noun personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc)
    chattel; personal chattel.
  • adjective satellite (of personal property as opposed to real estate) can be moved from place to place (especially carried by hand)

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whittle

  • verb cut small bits or pare shavings from
    pare.
    • whittle a piece of wood
  • noun English aeronautical engineer who invented the jet aircraft engine (1907-1996)
    Sir Frank Whittle; Frank Whittle.

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mesh

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

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equaliser

  • noun electronic equipment that reduces frequency distortion
    equalizer.
  • noun a weight that balances another weight
    counterpoise; equalizer; counterweight; counterbalance; balance.

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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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law

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

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arch

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

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parallel

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

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capitalise

  • verb supply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders
    capitalize.
  • verb draw advantages from
    capitalize; take advantage.
    • he is capitalizing on her mistake
    • she took advantage of his absence to meet her lover

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surgical_incision

  • noun the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
    section; incision.

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enter

  • verb to come or go into
    move into; go in; get into; come in; go into; get in.
    • the boat entered an area of shallow marshes
  • verb become a participant; be involved in
    participate.
    • enter a race
    • enter an agreement
    • enter a drug treatment program
    • enter negotiations

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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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operate

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

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wind

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

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transect

  • verb cut across or divide transversely
    • the trails transect the property

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deck

  • noun any of various platforms built into a vessel
  • noun street name for a packet of illegal drugs

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over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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lock_up

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

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keelboat

  • noun river boat with a shallow draught and a keel but no sails; used to carry freight; moved by rowing or punting or towing

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alveolar_process

  • noun a ridge that forms the borders of the upper and lower jaws and contains the sockets of the teeth
    gum ridge; alveolar ridge.

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ticket

  • noun a commercial document showing that the holder is entitled to something (as to ride on public transportation or to enter a public entertainment)
  • noun a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc.
    tag.

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fit

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

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backpack

  • noun a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
    packsack; back pack; haversack; rucksack; knapsack.
  • verb hike with a backpack
    pack.
    • Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies

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corporal_punishment

  • noun the infliction of physical injury on someone convicted of committing a crime

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hold_fast

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

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production

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

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carve

  • verb form by carving
    • Carve a flower from the ice
  • verb engrave or cut by chipping away at a surface
    chip at.
    • carve one's name into the bark

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fin

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintet; quintuplet; quint; Little Phoebe; cinque; fivesome; 5; Phoebe; V; five; pentad.
  • noun one of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile
    tail fin; tailfin.

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shear

  • noun (physics) a deformation of an object in which parallel planes remain parallel but are shifted in a direction parallel to themselves
    • the shear changed the quadrilateral into a parallelogram
  • noun a large edge tool that cuts sheet metal by passing a blade through it

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boater

  • noun a stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown
    Panama hat; skimmer; Panama; sailor; leghorn; straw hat.
  • noun someone who drives or rides in a boat
    boatman; waterman.

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undercut

  • noun the material removed by a cut made underneath
  • noun the tender meat of the loin muscle on each side of the vertebral column
    tenderloin.

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fixation

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

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glazer

  • noun someone who cuts flat glass to size
    glass-cutter; glass cutter; glazier; glassworker.

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break

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

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band

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

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tentacle

  • noun something that acts like a tentacle in its ability to grasp and hold
    • caught in the tentacles of organized crime
  • noun any of various elongated tactile or prehensile flexible organs that occur on the head or near the mouth in many animals; used for feeling or grasping or locomotion

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penetration

  • noun an attack that penetrates into enemy territory
    incursion.
  • noun clear or deep perception of a situation
    insight.

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manicure

  • noun professional care for the hands and fingernails
  • verb trim carefully and neatly
    • manicure fingernails

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velcro

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

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meat

  • noun the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
  • noun the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone
    kernel.
    • black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell

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spigot

  • noun a plug for a bunghole in a cask
    tap.
  • noun a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir
    faucet.

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hod_carrier

  • noun a laborer who carries supplies to masons or bricklayers
    hodman.

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tacker

  • noun a worker who fastens things by tacking them (as with tacks or by spotwelding)
  • noun a sewer who fastens a garment with long loose stitches
    baster.

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bone

  • noun rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
    os.
  • noun the porous calcified substance from which bones are made
    osseous tissue.

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bond

  • noun an electrical force linking atoms
    chemical bond.
  • noun a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal
    bond certificate.

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hanger

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

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costumier

  • noun someone who designs or supplies costumes (as for a play or masquerade)
    costumer; costume designer.

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garment

  • noun an article of clothing
    • garments of the finest silk
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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raid

  • noun a sudden short attack
    maraud; foray.
  • noun an attempt by speculators to defraud investors

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clothe

  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child
  • verb furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors
    invest; adorn.

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depress

  • verb lower someone's spirits; make downhearted
    dispirit; dismay; deject; demoralise; get down; cast down; demoralize.
    • These news depressed her
    • The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her
  • verb lower (prices or markets)
    • The glut of oil depressed gas prices

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whoosh

  • noun the noise produced by the sudden rush of a fluid (a gas or liquid)
    swoosh.
  • verb move with a sibilant sound
    woosh.
    • He whooshed the doors open

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dock_worker

  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock-walloper; lumper; dockhand; loader; stevedore; dockworker; docker; longshoreman.

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launch_pad

  • noun a platform from which rockets or space craft are launched
    launching pad; pad; launch area; launchpad.

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re

  • noun a rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys; is obtained as a by-product in refining molybdenum
    atomic number 75; rhenium.
  • noun ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk; a universal creator; he merged with the god Amen as Amen-Ra to become the king of the gods
    Ra.

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engrave

  • verb carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface
    scratch; inscribe; grave.
    • engrave a pen
    • engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's
    • the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree
  • verb impress or affect deeply
    • The event engraved itself into her memory

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transverse_process

  • noun one of two processes that extend from each vertebra and provide the point of articulation for the ribs

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rail

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

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inscribe

  • verb carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface
    scratch; grave; engrave.
    • engrave a pen
    • engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's
    • the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree
  • verb register formally as a participant or member
    enroll; enter; enrol; recruit.
    • The party recruited many new members

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sensory

  • adjective satellite of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system
    centripetal; receptive.
    • sensory neurons
  • adjective involving or derived from the senses
    sensorial.
    • sensory experience
    • sensory channels

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fastening

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

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hand

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

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freightage

  • noun the charge for transporting something by common carrier
    freight rate; freight.
    • we pay the freight
    • the freight rate is usually cheaper
  • noun transporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates
    freight.

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fret

  • noun agitation resulting from active worry
    swither; sweat; stew; lather.
    • don't get in a stew
    • he's in a sweat about exams
  • noun a spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion
    worn spot.

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laborer

  • noun someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
    labourer; manual laborer; jack.

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landing_stage

  • noun platform from which passengers and cargo can be (un)loaded

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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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racing_boat

  • noun a boat propelled by oarsmen and designed for racing

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fleck

  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; chip; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; patch; maculation; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red

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thumbtack

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

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slip_noose

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

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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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puck

  • noun a vulcanized rubber disk 3 inches in diameter that is used instead of a ball in ice hockey
    hockey puck.
  • noun a mischievous sprite of English folklore
    Robin Goodfellow.

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hook

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

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chopper

  • noun a grounder that bounces high in the air
    chop.
  • noun informal terms for a human `tooth'
    pearly.

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electronic

  • adjective of or relating to electronics; concerned with or using devices that operate on principles governing the behavior of electrons
    • electronic devices
  • adjective of or concerned with electrons
    • electronic energy

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payload

  • noun the front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents
    load; warhead.
  • noun goods carried by a large vehicle
    load; cargo; lading; shipment; loading; consignment; freight.

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public_mover

  • noun a company that moves the possessions of a family or business from one site to another
    moving company; mover; removal company; removal firm.

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bring_home_the_bacon

  • verb attain success or reach a desired goal
    win; come through; succeed; deliver the goods.
    • The enterprise succeeded
    • We succeeded in getting tickets to the show
    • she struggled to overcome her handicap and won
  • verb supply means of subsistence; earn a living
    provide.
    • He provides for his large family by working three jobs
    • Women nowadays not only take care of the household but also bring home the bacon

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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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pabulum

  • noun any substance that can be used as food
    edible; victuals; victual; comestible; eatable.
  • noun insipid intellectual nourishment

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cut_up

  • verb cut to pieces
    carve.
    • Father carved the ham
  • verb destroy or injure severely
    mutilate; mangle.
    • The madman mutilates art work

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top

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

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loading_dock

  • noun a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded
    dock.

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boating

  • noun water travel for pleasure
    yachting.
  • verb ride in a boat on water
    boat.

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master

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

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gate-crash

  • verb enter uninvited; informal
    crash; barge in.
    • let's crash the party!

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creep_in

  • verb enter surreptitiously
    sneak in.
    • He sneaked in under cover of darkness
    • In this essay, the author's personal feelings creep in

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tool

  • noun an implement used in the practice of a vocation
  • noun the means whereby some act is accomplished
    instrument.
    • my greed was the instrument of my destruction
    • science has given us new tools to fight disease

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bring_forward

  • verb cause to move forward
    advance.
    • Can you move the car seat forward?
  • verb bring forward for consideration
    call up.
    • The case was called up in court

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come_upon

  • verb find unexpectedly
    happen upon; fall upon; attain; chance upon; discover; light upon; come across; strike; chance on.
    • the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb
    • she struck a goldmine
    • The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake
  • verb take possession of
    luck into; enter upon.
    • She entered upon the estate of her rich relatives

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stocking

  • noun close-fitting hosiery to cover the foot and leg; come in matched pairs (usually used in the plural)
  • noun the activity of supplying a stock of something
    • he supervised the stocking of the stream with trout

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upholstery

  • noun covering (padding and springs and webbing and fabric) on a piece of furniture
  • noun the craft of upholstering

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processus_coronoideus

  • noun a sharp triangular process projecting from a bone
    coronoid process.

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tree

  • noun a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
  • noun a figure that branches from a single root
    tree diagram.
    • genealogical tree

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project

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    undertaking; task; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun a planned undertaking
    projection.

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h2o

  • 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
    water.

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flame

  • noun the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke
    fire; flaming.
    • fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries
  • verb shine with a sudden light
    flare.
    • The night sky flared with the massive bombardment

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iron

  • noun a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
    atomic number 26; Fe.
  • noun a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head

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walloper

  • noun a very hard hitter
  • noun a winner by a wide margin

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bridge

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

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data_processor

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    computing machine; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer; computer.

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rattle

  • noun a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)
    rale; rattling.
    • the death rattle
  • noun a baby's toy that makes percussive noises when shaken

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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go_into

  • verb to come or go into
    move into; go in; get into; come in; enter; get in.
    • the boat entered an area of shallow marshes
  • verb be used or required for
    • A lot of energy went into the organization of this banquet

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outdoor_stage

  • noun a platform where a (brass) band can play in the open air
    bandstand; stand.

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laden

  • verb remove with or as if with a ladle
    lade; ladle.
    • ladle the water out of the bowl
  • verb fill or place a load on
    load; lade; load up.
    • load a car
    • load the truck with hay

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particular_date

  • noun a particular but unspecified point in time
    date.
    • they hoped to get together at an early date

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saltate

  • verb move by saltation
    • The sand grains are saltated by the wind
  • verb leap or skip, often in dancing
    • These fish swim with a saltating motion

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fitting

  • noun making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
    adjustment; accommodation.
  • noun a small and often standardized accessory to a larger system

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transmit

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

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cramp_iron

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

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rider

  • noun a traveler who actively rides an animal (as a horse or camel)
  • noun a clause that is appended to a legislative bill

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toil

  • noun productive work (especially physical work done for wages)
    labour; labor.
    • his labor did not require a great deal of skill
  • verb work hard
    moil; travail; dig; grind; labour; drudge; labor; fag.
    • She was digging away at her math homework
    • Lexicographers drudge all day long

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vermiform

  • adjective satellite resembling a worm; long and thin and cylindrical
    worm-shaped.

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regular

  • noun a regular patron
    fixture; habitue.
    • an habitue of the racetrack
    • a bum who is a Central Park fixture
  • noun a soldier in the regular army

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disenfranchisement

  • noun the act of withdrawing certification or terminating a franchise

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grave

  • noun death of a person
    • he went to his grave without forgiving me
    • from cradle to grave
  • noun a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)
    tomb.
    • he put flowers on his mother's grave

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pauperization

  • noun a state of extreme poverty or destitution
    need; penury; pauperism; indigence.
    • their indigence appalled him
    • a general state of need exists among the homeless
  • noun the act of making someone poor
    pauperisation; impoverishment.

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unroll

  • verb reverse the winding or twisting of
    wind off; unwind.
    • unwind a ball of yarn
  • verb unroll, unfold, or spread out or be unrolled, unfolded, or spread out from a furled state
    unfurl.
    • unfurl a banner

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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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aircraft_landing

  • noun landing an aircraft
    airplane landing.

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dog

  • noun a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
    domestic dog; Canis familiaris.
    • the dog barked all night
  • noun a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
    frump.
    • she got a reputation as a frump
    • she's a real dog

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valance

  • noun a decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing
    valance board; pelmet; cornice.

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mortise

  • noun a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint
    mortice.
  • verb cut a hole for a tenon in
    mortice.

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bomb

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

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probe

  • noun an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities
    investigation.
    • there was a congressional probe into the scandal
  • noun a flexible slender surgical instrument with a blunt end that is used to explore wounds or body cavities

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gauge

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

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dredger

  • noun a barge (or a vessel resembling a barge) that is used for dredging

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itinerant

  • noun a laborer who moves from place to place as demanded by employment
    gypsy; gipsy.
    • itinerant traders
  • adjective satellite traveling from place to place to work
    • itinerant labor
    • an itinerant judge

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headline

  • noun the heading or caption of a newspaper article
    newspaper headline.
  • verb publicize widely or highly, as if with a headline

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guidance

  • noun something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
    counseling; direction; counsel; counselling.
  • noun the act of guiding or showing the way
    steering.

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breastpin

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

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bush

  • noun a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
    shrub.
  • noun a large wilderness area

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crow

  • noun black birds having a raucous call
  • noun the cry of a cock (or an imitation of it)

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lodge

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

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hoard

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

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earn

  • verb earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
    bring in; clear; pull in; take in; gain; realise; realize; make.
    • How much do you make a month in your new job?
    • She earns a lot in her new job
    • this merger brought in lots of money
    • He clears $5,000 each month
  • verb acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions
    garner.

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bar

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

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wrecker

  • noun someone who demolishes or dismantles buildings as a job
  • noun someone who commits sabotage or deliberately causes wrecks
    diversionist; saboteur.

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boarder

  • noun a tenant in someone's house
    lodger; roomer.
  • noun someone who forces their way aboard ship
    • stand by to repel boarders

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patch

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

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reload

  • verb load anew
    recharge.
    • She reloaded the gun carefully
  • verb place a new load on
    • The movers reloaded the truck

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microscope

  • noun magnifier of the image of small objects
    • the invention of the microscope led to the discovery of the cell

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sinker

  • noun a small ring-shaped friedcake
    donut; doughnut.
  • noun a weight that sinks (as to hold nets or fishing lines under water)

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boring

  • noun the act of drilling
    drilling.
  • noun the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum
    oil production; drilling.

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steam

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

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nut

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

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ferryboat

  • noun a boat that transports people or vehicles across a body of water and operates on a regular schedule
    ferry.

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disinheritance

  • noun the act by a donor that terminates the right of a person to inherit

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ruffle

  • noun a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim
    flounce; frill; furbelow.
  • noun a high tight collar
    choker; neck ruff; ruff.

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come_in

  • verb to come or go into
    move into; go in; get into; go into; enter; get in.
    • the boat entered an area of shallow marshes
  • verb be received
    come.
    • News came in of the massacre in Rwanda

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incisura

  • noun (anatomy) a notch or small hollow
    incisure.

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file_in

  • verb enter by marching in a file

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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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sail

  • noun a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
    canvass; canvas; sheet.
  • noun an ocean trip taken for pleasure
    cruise.

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brandish

  • noun the act of waving
    flourish.
  • verb move or swing back and forth
    flourish; wave.
    • She waved her gun

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electric_charge

  • noun the quantity of unbalanced electricity in a body (either positive or negative) and construed as an excess or deficiency of electrons
    charge.
    • the battery needed a fresh charge

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irrupt

  • verb enter uninvited
    intrude.
    • They intruded on our dinner party
    • She irrupted into our sitting room
  • verb erupt or intensify suddenly
    flare; break open; erupt; flare up; burst out.
    • Unrest erupted in the country
    • Tempers flared at the meeting
    • The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism

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extend

  • verb extend in scope or range or area
    broaden; widen.
    • The law was extended to all citizens
    • widen the range of applications
    • broaden your horizon
    • Extend your backyard
  • verb stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
    go; run; lead; pass.
    • Service runs all the way to Cranbury
    • His knowledge doesn't go very far
    • My memory extends back to my fourth year of life
    • The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets

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pontoon

  • noun (nautical) a floating structure (as a flat-bottomed boat) that serves as a dock or to support a bridge
  • noun a float supporting a seaplane

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loading

  • noun weight to be borne or conveyed
    load; burden.
  • noun a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time
    load.
    • the system broke down under excessive loads

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wear

  • noun impairment resulting from long use
    • the tires showed uneven wear
  • noun a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
    habiliment; vesture; clothing; wearable; article of clothing.

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transistorise

  • verb equip (an electronic circuit or device) with transistors
    transistorize.

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papilla

  • noun (botany) a tiny outgrowth on the surface of a petal or leaf
  • noun a small nipple-shaped protuberance concerned with taste, touch, or smell
    • the papillae of the tongue

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dock-walloper

  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock worker; lumper; dockhand; loader; stevedore; dockworker; docker; longshoreman.

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sanitation

  • noun the state of being clean and conducive to health
  • noun making something sanitary (free of germs) as by sterilizing
    sanitization; sanitisation.

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cox

  • noun either of two related enzymes that control the production of prostaglandins and are blocked by aspirin
    cyclooxygenase.
  • noun the helmsman of a ship's boat or a racing crew
    coxswain.

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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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dislocate

  • verb move out of position
    splay; slip; luxate.
    • dislocate joints
    • the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically
  • verb put out of its usual place, position, or relationship
    • The colonists displaced the natives

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sew_together

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

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steersman

  • noun the person who steers a ship
    steerer; helmsman.

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anchorage_ground

  • noun place for vessels to anchor
    anchorage.

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loader

  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock worker; dock-walloper; lumper; dockhand; stevedore; dockworker; docker; longshoreman.
  • noun an attendant who loads guns for someone shooting game

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foray

  • noun a sudden short attack
    maraud; raid.
  • noun an initial attempt (especially outside your usual areas of competence)
    • scientists' forays into politics

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trust

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

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truss

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

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bathroom

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

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clip

  • noun a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun
    magazine; cartridge holder; cartridge clip.
  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    time.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip

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article_of_furniture

  • noun furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy
    piece of furniture; furniture.
    • they had too much furniture for the small apartment
    • there was only one piece of furniture in the room

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commission

  • noun a special group delegated to consider some matter
    committee.
    • a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
  • noun a fee for services rendered based on a percentage of an amount received or collected or agreed to be paid (as distinguished from a salary)
    • he works on commission

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porte-cochere

  • noun a carriage entrance passing through a building to an enclosed courtyard
  • noun canopy extending out from a building entrance to shelter those getting in and out of vehicles

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press_down

  • verb press down
    depress.
    • Depress the space key

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lockup

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

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cigar_cutter

  • noun an implement for cutting the tip off of a cigar

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worker

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

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bushing

  • noun an insulating liner in an opening through which conductors pass
  • noun a cylindrical metal lining used to reduce friction
    cylindrical lining.

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lift

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

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catch

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

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glassworker

  • noun someone who cuts flat glass to size
    glass-cutter; glass cutter; glazier; glazer.

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disarrange

  • verb destroy the arrangement or order of
    • My son disarranged the papers on my desk
  • verb disturb the arrangement of
    • disarrange the papers

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motorise

  • verb equip with armed and armored motor vehicles
    mechanize; motorize; mechanise.
    • mechanize armies

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sculpt

  • verb create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material
    sculpture.
    • sculpt a swan out of a block of ice
  • verb shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it
    sculpture; grave.
    • She is sculpting the block of marble into an image of her husband

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dissect

  • verb cut open or cut apart
    • dissect the bodies for analysis
  • verb make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features
    take apart; analyze; analyse; break down.
    • analyze a specimen
    • analyze a sentence
    • analyze a chemical compound

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makeweight

  • noun anything added to fill out a whole
    filler.
    • some of the items in the collection are mere makeweights
  • noun a weight added to the scale to reach a required weight

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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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aim

  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    intention; design; intent; purpose.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    objective; object; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children

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steerage

  • noun the cheapest accommodations on a passenger ship
  • noun the act of steering a ship
    steering.

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electric_drill

  • noun a rotating power drill powered by an electric motor

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freight_rate

  • noun the charge for transporting something by common carrier
    freightage; freight.
    • we pay the freight
    • the freight rate is usually cheaper

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stopping

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

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balance

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

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anchor

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

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move_in

  • verb occupy a place
    • The crowds are moving in
  • verb of trains; move into (a station)
    get in; pull in; draw in.
    • The bullet train drew into Tokyo Station

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pterygoid

(Anat.) (a) Like a bird's wing in form; as, a pterygoid bone. (b) Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the pterygoid bones, pterygoid processes, or the whole sphenoid bone. -- n. A pterygoid bone.

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cant

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

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cone

  • noun any cone-shaped artifact
  • noun a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point
    cone shape; conoid.

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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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conditioner

  • noun exercise that conditions the body
    • farm work can be a good conditioner
  • noun a trainer of athletes

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trap_play

  • noun (American football) a play in which a defensive player is allowed to cross the line of scrimmage and then blocked off as the runner goes through the place the lineman vacated
    mousetrap.

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stint

  • noun an unbroken period of time during which you do something
    stretch.
    • there were stretches of boredom
    • he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary
  • noun smallest American sandpiper
    Erolia minutilla; least sandpiper.

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surcharge

  • noun an additional charge (as for items previously omitted or as a penalty for failure to exercise common caution or common skill)
  • verb charge an extra fee, as for a special service

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alimentation

  • noun a source of materials to nourish the body
    nutrition; aliment; nutriment; nourishment; sustenance; victuals.
  • noun the act of supplying food and nourishment
    feeding.

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make

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

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inventory

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

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gem_cutter

  • noun one who cuts and shapes precious stones

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drive_away

  • verb force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings
    turn back; drive out; dispel; chase away; drive off; run off.
    • Drive away potential burglars
    • drive away bad thoughts
    • dispel doubts
    • The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers

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fly_floor

  • noun a narrow raised platform at the side of a stage in a theater; stagehands can work the ropes controlling equipment in the flies
    fly gallery.

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screw

  • noun someone who guards prisoners
    jailor; jailer; prison guard; turnkey; gaoler.
  • noun a simple machine of the inclined-plane type consisting of a spirally threaded cylindrical rod that engages with a similarly threaded hole

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hang

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

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refit

  • noun outfitting a ship again (by repairing or replacing parts)
  • verb fit out again

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kit

  • noun a case for containing a set of articles
  • noun gear consisting of a set of articles or tools for a specified purpose
    outfit.

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victualer

  • noun an innkeeper (especially British)
    victualler.
  • noun a supplier of victuals or supplies to an army
    victualler; provisioner; sutler.

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fuse

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

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portal

  • noun a grand and imposing entrance (often extended metaphorically)
    • the portals of the cathedral
    • the portals of heaven
    • the portals of success
  • noun a site that the owner positions as an entrance to other sites on the internet
    portal site.
    • a portal typically has search engines and free email and chat rooms etc.

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crenelation

  • noun a rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns
    crenellation; battlement.
  • noun the action of constructing ramparts with gaps for firing guns or arrows
    crenellation.

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nip

  • noun a small drink of liquor
    shot.
    • he poured a shot of whiskey
  • noun (offensive slang) offensive term for a person of Japanese descent
    Jap.

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gunboat

  • noun a small shallow-draft boat carrying mounted guns; used by costal patrols

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dado

  • noun panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest of the wall
    wainscot.
  • noun the section of a pedestal between the base and the surbase

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narrow

  • noun a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water
  • verb make or become more narrow or restricted
    contract.
    • The selection was narrowed
    • The road narrowed

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intrusion

  • noun any entry into an area not previously occupied
    invasion; encroachment.
    • an invasion of tourists
    • an invasion of locusts
  • noun entrance by force or without permission or welcome

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railroad_line

  • noun line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
    railway line; railway; railroad; railway system.

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provisioner

  • noun a supplier of victuals or supplies to an army
    victualer; victualler; sutler.

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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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refurnish

  • verb furnish with new or different furniture
    • We refurnished the living room

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distribute

  • verb administer or bestow, as in small portions
    dish out; deal; parcel out; dispense; dole out; administer; allot; lot; deal out; mete out; shell out.
    • administer critical remarks to everyone present
    • dole out some money
    • shell out pocket money for the children
    • deal a blow to someone
    • the machine dispenses soft drinks
  • verb distribute or disperse widely
    spread.
    • The invaders spread their language all over the country

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human

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

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landing_place

  • noun structure providing a place where boats can land people or goods
    landing.

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starboard

  • noun the right side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose
  • verb turn to the right, of helms or rudders

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slicer

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

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patching

  • noun the act of mending a hole in a garment by sewing a patch over it
  • verb to join or unite the pieces of
    piece; patch.
    • patch the skirt

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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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working_capital

  • noun assets available for use in the production of further assets
    capital.

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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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board

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

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hat

  • noun headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
    lid; chapeau.
  • noun an informal term for a person's role
    • he took off his politician's hat and talked frankly

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grummet

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

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drive_in

  • verb cause a run or runner to be scored
    • His line double drove in Jim Lemon with the winning run
  • verb arrive by motorcar
    • The star and her manager drive in today from their motor tour across the country

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usurpation

  • noun entry to another's property without right or permission
    violation; trespass; encroachment; intrusion.
  • noun wrongfully seizing and holding (an office or powers) by force (especially the seizure of a throne or supreme authority)
    • a succession of generals who ruled by usurpation

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running_noose

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

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barge

  • noun a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
    hoy; lighter; flatboat.
  • verb push one's way
    thrust ahead; push forward.
    • she barged into the meeting room

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soap_dish

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

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manual

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

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eyelet

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

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fixity

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

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starvation

  • noun a state of extreme hunger resulting from lack of essential nutrients over a prolonged period
    famishment.
  • noun the act of depriving of food or subjecting to famine
    starving.
    • the besiegers used starvation to induce surrender
    • they were charged with the starvation of children in their care

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cirrus

  • noun usually coiled
    cirrhus.
  • noun a wispy white cloud (usually of fine ice crystals) at a high altitude (4 to 8 miles)
    cirrus cloud.

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crowd

  • noun a large number of things or people considered together
    • a crowd of insects assembled around the flowers
  • noun an informal body of friends
    bunch; gang; crew.
    • he still hangs out with the same crowd

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spiculum

  • noun small pointed structure serving as a skeletal element in various marine and freshwater invertebrates e.g. sponges and corals
    spicule.

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dead

  • noun people who are no longer living
    • they buried the dead
  • noun a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense
    • the dead of winter

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accost

  • verb speak to someone
    come up to; address.
  • verb approach with an offer of sexual favors
    hook; solicit.
    • he was solicited by a prostitute
    • The young man was caught soliciting in the park

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usher

  • noun an official stationed at the entrance of a courtroom or legislative chamber
    doorkeeper.
  • noun Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656)
    Ussher; James Usher; James Ussher.

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bore

  • noun a person who evokes boredom
    dullard.
  • noun a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
    eager; eagre; aegir; tidal bore.

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creep

  • noun someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
    weirdy; weirdo; weirdie; spook.
  • noun a slow longitudinal movement or deformation

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for

In the most general sense, indicating that in consideration of, in view of, or with reference to, which anything is done or takes place.

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bottom

  • noun the lower side of anything
    undersurface; underside.
  • noun the lowest part of anything
    • they started at the bottom of the hill

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get_on

  • verb have smooth relations
    get along; get on with; get along with.
    • My boss and I get along very well
  • verb get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
    board.

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drudge

  • noun one who works hard at boring tasks
    hacker; hack.
  • noun a laborer who is obliged to do menial work
    galley slave; peon; navvy.

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sea_scooter

  • noun a motorboat resembling a motor scooter
    water scooter; scooter.

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cord

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

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sewing

  • noun joining or attaching by stitches
    stitching.
  • noun needlework on which you are working with needle and thread
    stitchery.
    • she put her sewing back in the basket

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bolt_cutter

  • noun an implement for cutting bolts

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pose

  • noun affected manners intended to impress others
    airs.
    • don't put on airs with me
  • noun a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes

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ply

  • noun one of the strands twisted together to make yarn or rope or thread; often used in combination
    • three-ply cord
    • four-ply yarn
  • noun (usually in combinations) one of several layers of cloth or paper or wood as in plywood

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binder

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

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lighterman

  • noun someone who operates a barge
    bargeman; bargee.

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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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planing_machine

  • noun a power tool for smoothing or shaping wood
    plane; planer.

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built_in_bed

  • noun a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers
    berth; bunk.

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stand_out

  • verb be highly noticeable
    jump; jump out; stick out; leap out.
  • verb distinguish oneself
    excel; surpass.
    • She excelled in math

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mantle

  • noun the cloak as a symbol of authority
    • place the mantle of authority on younger shoulders
  • noun United States baseball player (1931-1997)
    Mickey Mantle; Mickey Charles Mantle.

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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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furnishing

  • noun (usually plural) accessory wearing apparel
    trappings.
  • noun (usually plural) the instrumentalities (furniture and appliances and other movable accessories including curtains and rugs) that make a home (or other area) livable

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carving

  • noun a sculpture created by removing material (as wood or ivory or stone) in order to create a desired shape
  • noun removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape
    cutting.

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wrap

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

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moving_company

  • noun a company that moves the possessions of a family or business from one site to another
    public mover; mover; removal company; removal firm.

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gig

  • noun long and light rowing boat; especially for racing
  • noun an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
    fizgig; fishgig; lance; spear.

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let_down

  • verb move something or somebody to a lower position
    take down; lower; get down; bring down.
    • take down the vase from the shelf
  • verb fail to meet the hopes or expectations of
    disappoint.
    • Her boyfriend let her down when he did not propose marriage

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wax

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

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unseat

  • verb remove from political office
    • The Republicans are trying to unseat the liberal Democrat
  • verb dislodge from one's seat, as from a horse

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launching

  • noun the act of moving a newly built vessel into the water for the first time
  • noun the act of beginning something new
    unveiling; introduction; debut; entry; first appearance.
    • they looked forward to the debut of their new product line

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starve

  • verb be hungry; go without food
    famish; hunger.
    • Let's eat--I'm starving!
  • verb die of food deprivation
    famish.
    • The political prisoners starved to death
    • Many famished in the countryside during the drought

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head

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

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offering

  • noun something offered (as a proposal or bid)
    offer.
    • noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds
  • noun money contributed to a religious organization

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offer

  • noun the verbal act of offering
    offering.
    • a generous offer of assistance
  • noun something offered (as a proposal or bid)
    offering.
    • noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds

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linebacker_blitzing

  • noun (American football) defensive players try to break through the offensive line
    blitz; safety blitz.

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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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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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pilotage

  • noun the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place
    navigation; piloting.
  • noun the occupation of a pilot
    piloting.

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manoeuvrer

  • noun a person skilled in maneuvering
    maneuverer.

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overburden

  • noun the surface soil that must be moved away to get at coal seams and mineral deposits
  • noun an excessive burden
    overload.

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resew

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

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bewhisker

  • verb furnish with whiskers
    whisker.
    • a whiskered jersey

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retie

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

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styloid_process

  • noun extends from the base of the temporal bone

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turn_out

  • verb be shown or be found to be
    turn up; prove.
    • She proved to be right
    • The medicine turned out to save her life
    • She turned up HIV positive
  • verb prove to be in the result or end
    • It turns out that he was right

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soldering

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

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whisker

  • noun a very small distance or space
    hair; hair's-breadth; hairsbreadth.
    • they escaped by a hair's-breadth
    • they lost the election by a whisker
  • noun a long stiff hair growing from the snout or brow of most mammals as e.g. a cat
    sensory hair; vibrissa.

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latch

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

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fireboat

  • noun a boat equipped to fight fires on ships or along a waterfront

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adorn

  • verb make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    ornament; embellish; beautify; decorate; grace.
    • Decorate the room for the party
    • beautify yourself for the special day
  • verb be beautiful to look at
    deck; embellish; beautify; decorate; grace.
    • Flowers adorned the tables everywhere

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trim

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

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passenger

  • noun a traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it
    rider.

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lumper

  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock worker; dock-walloper; dockhand; loader; stevedore; dockworker; docker; longshoreman.
  • noun a taxonomist who classifies organisms into large groups on the basis of major characteristics

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computing

  • noun the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
    computer science.
  • noun the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
    calculation; computation.

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narrowboat

  • noun a long boat that carries freight and is narrow enough to be used in canals
    canal boat; narrow boat.

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floating

  • noun the act of someone who floats on the water
    natation.
  • verb be in motion due to some air or water current
    blow; be adrift; float; drift.
    • The leaves were blowing in the wind
    • the boat drifted on the lake
    • The sailboat was adrift on the open sea
    • the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore

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incursion

  • noun the act of entering some territory or domain (often in large numbers)
    • the incursion of television into the American living room
  • noun an attack that penetrates into enemy territory
    penetration.

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check

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

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saber

  • noun a fencing sword with a v-shaped blade and a slightly curved handle
    sabre.
  • noun a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back
    cavalry sword; sabre.

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floor

  • noun the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure)
    flooring.
    • they needed rugs to cover the bare floors
    • we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor of the tent
  • noun a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale
    story; level; storey.
    • what level is the office on?

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day_labourer

  • noun a laborer who works by the day; for daily wages
    day laborer.

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stake

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

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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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flood

  • noun the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land
    alluvion; deluge; inundation.
    • plains fertilized by annual inundations
  • noun an overwhelming number or amount
    torrent; deluge; inundation.
    • a flood of requests
    • a torrent of abuse

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chop_up

  • verb cut into pieces
    chop.
    • Chop wood
    • chop meat

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velcro

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

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topper

  • noun a worker who makes or adds the top to something
  • noun a worker who cuts tops off (of trees or vegetables etc.)

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tie

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

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snick

  • noun a small cut
    nick; notch.
  • noun a glancing contact with the ball off the edge of the cricket bat

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circumcise

  • verb cut the skin over the clitoris
  • verb cut the foreskin off male babies or teenage boys
    • During the bris, the baby boy is circumcised

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investment_company

  • noun a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies
    investment firm; investment trust; fund.

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sling

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

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fell

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

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surfboat

  • noun a boat that can be launched or landed in heavy surf

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discharge

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

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anatomise

  • verb dissect in order to analyze
    anatomize.
    • anatomize the bodies of the victims of this strange disease

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tugboat

  • noun a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships
    tower; towboat; tug.

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datemark

  • verb mark with a date and place
    dateline; date-mark.
    • dateline a newspaper article

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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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yacht

  • noun an expensive vessel propelled by sail or power and used for cruising or racing
    racing yacht.
  • verb travel in a yacht

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together

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

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withhold

  • verb hold back; refuse to hand over or share
    keep back.
    • The father is withholding the allowance until the son cleans his room
  • verb retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments
    deduct; recoup.
    • My employer is withholding taxes

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terrasse

  • verb provide (a house) with a terrace
    terrace.
    • We terrassed the country house

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fastener

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

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push

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

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fasten

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

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longshoreman

  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock worker; dock-walloper; lumper; dockhand; loader; stevedore; dockworker; docker.

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discerp

  • verb divide into pieces
    dismember; take apart.
    • our department was dismembered when our funding dried up
    • The Empire was discerped after the war
  • verb cut off from a whole
    lop; sever.
    • His head was severed from his body
    • The soul discerped from the body

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irrigation

  • noun supplying dry land with water by means of ditches etc
  • noun (medicine) cleaning a wound or body organ by flushing or washing out with water or a medicated solution

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pass_on

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

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chain

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

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snip

  • noun a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)
    snippet; snipping.
  • noun the act of clipping or snipping
    clipping; clip.

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norfolk_wherry

  • noun sailing barge used especially in East Anglia
    wherry.

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knock_over

  • verb cause to overturn from an upright or normal position
    turn over; tip over; tump over; upset; overturn; bowl over.
    • The cat knocked over the flower vase
    • the clumsy customer turned over the vase
    • he tumped over his beer

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canalization

  • noun the production of a canal or a conversion to canals
    canalisation.
  • noun management through specified channels of communication
    channelisation; canalisation; channelization.

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retrofit

  • noun a component or accessory added to something after it has been manufactured
  • noun the act of adding a component or accessory to something that did not have it when it was manufactured
    • the court ordered a retrofit on all automobiles

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