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code

  • noun a set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)
    codification.
  • noun a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy

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two-dimensional

  • adjective involving two dimensions
    planar.
  • adjective satellite lacking the expected range or depth; not designed to give an illusion or depth
    flat; 2-dimensional.
    • a film with two-dimensional characters
    • a flat two-dimensional painting

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computation

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

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foreshot

In distillation of low wines, the first portion of spirit that comes over, being a fluid abounding in fusel oil. Knight.

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claude_shannon

  • noun United States electrical engineer who pioneered mathematical communication theory (1916-2001)
    Claude E. Shannon; Claude Elwood Shannon; Shannon.

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rudolf_diesel

  • noun German engineer (born in France) who invented the diesel engine (1858-1913)
    Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel; Diesel.

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glimpse

  • noun a quick look
    glance; coup d'oeil.
  • noun a brief or incomplete view
    • from the window he could catch a glimpse of the lake

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inverse

  • noun something inverted in sequence or character or effect
    opposite.
    • when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse
  • adjective satellite reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect
    reverse.

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calculate

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

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siemens

  • noun a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm
    mho; S; reciprocal ohm.
  • noun engineer who was a brother of Ernst Werner von Siemens and who moved to England (1823-1883)
    Karl Wilhelm Siemens; Sir Charles William Siemens.

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program

  • noun a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
    plan; programme.
    • they drew up a six-step plan
    • they discussed plans for a new bond issue
  • noun a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need
    programme.
    • he proposed an elaborate program of public works
    • working mothers rely on the day care program

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thomas_augustus_watson

  • noun United States telephone engineer who assisted Alexander Graham Bell in his experiments (1854-1934)
    Watson.

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kettering

  • noun United States electrical engineer who made numerous automotive improvements (including the electric starter) (1876-1958)
    Charles Franklin Kettering; Charles Kettering.

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engineering_science

  • noun the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems
    engineering; applied science; technology.
    • he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study

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infinitesimal_calculus

  • noun the branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions
    calculus.

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totalisator

  • noun computer that registers bets and divides the total amount bet among those who won
    totalizator; pari-mutuel machine; totaliser; totalizer.

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computer_programmer

  • noun a person who designs and writes and tests computer programs
    software engineer; programmer; coder.

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gloriole

  • noun an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
    glory; nimbus; aura; aureole; halo.

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automotive

  • adjective of or relating to motor vehicles
    • automotive supplies
  • adjective satellite containing within itself the means of propulsion or movement
    self-propelling; self-propelled.
    • a self-propelled vehicle

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readout

  • noun the output of a computer in readable form
    read-out.
  • noun the information displayed or recorded on an electronic device
    read-out.

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play_up

  • verb move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent
    foreground; spotlight; highlight.
    • The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics
  • verb ingratiate oneself to; often with insincere behavior
    cotton up; sidle up; cozy up; shine up; suck up.
    • She is playing up to the chairman

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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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level

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

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depilator

  • noun a cosmetic for temporary removal of undesired hair
    depilatory; epilator.

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dongle

  • noun (computer science) an electronic device that must be attached to a computer in order for it to use protected software

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claude_e._shannon

  • noun United States electrical engineer who pioneered mathematical communication theory (1916-2001)
    Claude Shannon; Claude Elwood Shannon; Shannon.

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large

  • noun a garment size for a large person
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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item

  • noun a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list
    point.
    • he noticed an item in the New York Times
    • she had several items on her shopping list
    • the main point on the agenda was taken up first
  • noun a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
    detail; particular.
    • it was perfect in all details

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picture_plane

  • noun the plane that is in the foreground of a drawing or painting; coextensive with but different from the objective surface of the work

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programme

  • noun an announcement of the events that will occur as part of a theatrical or sporting event
    program.
    • you can't tell the players without a program
  • noun an integrated course of academic studies
    course of study; syllabus; curriculum; program.
    • he was admitted to a new program at the university

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dedicated_file_server

  • noun (computer science) a file server that can be used only as a file server

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information_processing_system

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; computing device; electronic computer; computer.

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calculating_machine

  • noun a small machine that is used for mathematical calculations
    calculator.

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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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cyber

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nail

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

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second

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

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video

  • noun the visible part of a television transmission
    picture.
    • they could still receive the sound but the picture was gone
  • noun a recording of both the visual and audible components (especially one containing a recording of a movie or television program)
    video recording.

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make_up

  • verb form or compose
    constitute; represent; be; comprise.
    • This money is my only income
    • The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance
    • These constitute my entire belonging
    • The children made up the chorus
    • This sum represents my entire income for a year
    • These few men comprise his entire army
  • verb devise or compose
    • This designer makes up our Spring collections

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trackball

  • noun an electronic device consisting of a rotatable ball in a housing; used to position the cursor and move images on a computer screen
    • a trackball is essentially an upside-down mouse

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digital_scanner

  • noun an electronic device that generates a digital representation of an image for data input to a computer
    image scanner; scanner.

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metallurgist

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

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predictor

  • noun someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)
    forecaster; soothsayer; prognosticator.
  • noun information that supports a probabilistic estimate of future events
    • the weekly bulletin contains several predictors of mutual fund performance

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clock

  • noun a timepiece that shows the time of day
  • verb measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
    time.
    • he clocked the runners

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ground

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

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public

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

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mutuel

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makeup

  • noun cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance
    war paint; make-up.
  • noun an event that is substituted for a previously cancelled event
    make-up.
    • he missed the test and had to take a makeup
    • the two teams played a makeup one week later

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varnish

  • noun a coating that provides a hard, lustrous, transparent finish to a surface
  • verb cover with varnish
    seal.

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differential_analyzer

  • noun an analog computer designed to solve differential equations

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box

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

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survey

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    study.
  • noun short descriptive summary (of events)
    sketch; resume.

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pick

  • noun the person or thing chosen or selected
    selection; choice.
    • he was my pick for mayor
  • noun the quantity of a crop that is harvested
    picking.
    • he sent the first picking of berries to the market
    • it was the biggest peach pick in years

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military

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

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da_vinci

  • noun Italian painter and sculptor and engineer and scientist and architect; the most versatile genius of the Italian Renaissance (1452-1519)
    Leonardo da Vinci; Leonardo.

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rocket_scientist

  • noun a clever thinker
    • you do not have to be a rocket scientist to figure that out
  • noun an engineer who builds and tests rockets
    rocket engineer.

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computerise

  • verb provide with computers
    computerize.
    • Our office is fully computerized now
  • verb store in a computer
    computerize.
    • computerized dictionary

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divide

  • noun a serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility)
  • noun a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
    water parting; watershed.

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cosmetic

  • noun a toiletry designed to beautify the body
  • adjective satellite serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose
    decorative; ornamental.
    • cosmetic fenders on cars
    • the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative

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reckoner

  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; estimator; computer; figurer.
  • noun a handbook of tables used to facilitate computation
    ready reckoner.

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marker

  • noun some conspicuous object used to distinguish or mark something
    • the buoys were markers for the channel
  • noun a distinguishing symbol
    marking; mark.
    • the owner's mark was on all the sheep

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digital_computer

  • noun a computer that represents information by numerical (binary) digits

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cybernate

  • verb control a function, process, or creation by a computer
    computerize; computerise.
    • They computerized the car industry
    • we live in a cybernated age
    • cybernate a factory

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thermionic_valve

  • noun electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope
    vacuum tube; tube; electron tube; thermionic vacuum tube; thermionic tube.

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prorate

  • verb make a proportional settlement or distribution
  • verb divide or assess proportionally
    • The rent was prorated for the rest of the month

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eye

  • noun the organ of sight
    optic; oculus.
  • noun good discernment (either visually or as if visually)
    • she has an eye for fresh talent
    • he has an artist's eye

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army

  • noun a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state
    ground forces; regular army.
  • noun a large number of people united for some specific purpose

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subtract

  • verb make a subtraction
    deduct; take off.
    • subtract this amount from my paycheck
  • verb take off or away
    • this prefix was subtracted when the word was borrowed from French

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two

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
    II; deuce; 2.
  • noun one of the four playing cards in a deck that have two spots
    deuce.

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john_augustus_roebling

  • noun United States engineer (born in Germany) who designed and began construction of the Brooklyn bridge (1806-1869)
    Roebling; John Roebling.

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preview

  • noun an advertisement consisting of short scenes from a motion picture that will appear in the near future
    prevue; trailer.
  • noun a screening for a select audience in advance of release for the general public

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sunniness

  • noun lightness created by sunlight
  • noun the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom
    cheer; sunshine; cheerfulness.
    • flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room

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pencil

  • noun a thin cylindrical pointed writing implement; a rod of marking substance encased in wood
  • noun graphite (or a similar substance) used in such a way as to be a medium of communication
    • the words were scribbled in pencil
    • this artist's favorite medium is pencil

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nimbus

  • noun a dark grey cloud bearing rain
    nimbus cloud; rain cloud.
  • noun an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
    glory; gloriole; aura; aureole; halo.

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visual

  • adjective relating to or using sight
    ocular; optical; optic.
    • ocular inspection
    • an optical illusion
    • visual powers
    • visual navigation
  • adjective satellite visible; give me the ocular proof"- Shakespeare
    ocular.
    • be sure of it
    • a visual presentation
    • a visual image

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depilatory

  • noun a chemical (usually a sulfide) used to remove hair or wool or bristles from hides
  • noun a cosmetic for temporary removal of undesired hair
    depilator; epilator.

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thermionic

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of thermions
    • thermionic cathode

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particular

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    specific.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
    item; detail.
    • it was perfect in all details

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alexandre_gustave_eiffel

  • noun French engineer who constructed the Eiffel Tower (1832-1923)
    Eiffel.

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neumann

  • noun United States mathematician who contributed to the development of atom bombs and of stored-program digital computers (1903-1957)
    John von Neumann; von Neumann.

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quantize

  • verb approximate (a signal varying continuously in amplitude) by one whose amplitude is restricted to a prescribed set of discrete values
    quantise.
  • verb apply quantum theory to; restrict the number of possible values of (a quantity) or states of (a physical entity or system) so that certain variables can assume only certain discrete magnitudes that are integral multiples of a common factor
    quantise.
    • Quantize gravity

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science

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

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work

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

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infinitesimal

  • noun (mathematics) a variable that has zero as its limit
  • adjective satellite infinitely or immeasurably small
    minute.
    • two minute whiplike threads of protoplasm
    • reduced to a microscopic scale

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electronic_computer

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

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mechanical_engineer

  • noun a person trained to design and construct machines

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set_off

  • verb put in motion or move to act
    activate; touch off; trigger off; actuate; trigger; spark off; spark; trip.
    • trigger a reaction
    • actuate the circuits
  • verb leave
    depart; set forth; start out; start; part; set out; take off.
    • The family took off for Florida

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dedicated

  • adjective devoted to a cause or ideal or purpose
    • a dedicated dancer
    • dedicated teachers
    • dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal"- A.Lincoln
  • verb give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
    devote; commit; consecrate; dedicate; give.
    • She committed herself to the work of God
    • give one's talents to a good cause
    • consecrate your life to the church

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figure

  • noun a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
    fig.
    • the area covered can be seen from Figure 2
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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process

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    procedure.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents
    operation; cognitive process; mental process; cognitive operation.
    • the process of thinking
    • the cognitive operation of remembering

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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surveyor

  • noun an engineer who determines the boundaries and elevations of land or structures
  • noun someone who conducts a statistical survey

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organizer

  • noun a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise
    arranger; organiser.
    • she was the organizer of the meeting
  • noun someone who enlists workers to join a union
    labor organizer; organiser.

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information

  • noun a message received and understood
    info.
  • noun knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction

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centerground

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technology

  • noun the practical application of science to commerce or industry
    engineering.
  • noun the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems
    engineering science; engineering; applied science.
    • he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study

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read-out

  • noun the output of a computer in readable form
    readout.
  • noun the information displayed or recorded on an electronic device
    readout.

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tableau

  • noun a group of people attractively arranged (as if in a painting)
    tableau vivant.
  • noun any dramatic scene

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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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analogue_computer

  • noun a computer that represents information by variable quantities (e.g., positions or voltages)
    analog computer.

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profile

  • noun an analysis (often in graphical form) representing the extent to which something exhibits various characteristics
    • a biochemical profile of blood
    • a psychological profile of serial killers
  • noun an outline of something (especially a human face as seen from one side)

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count_on

  • verb judge to be probable
    calculate; figure; reckon; forecast; estimate.

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john_roebling

  • noun United States engineer (born in Germany) who designed and began construction of the Brooklyn bridge (1806-1869)
    John Augustus Roebling; Roebling.

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sir_charles_william_siemens

  • noun engineer who was a brother of Ernst Werner von Siemens and who moved to England (1823-1883)
    Siemens; Karl Wilhelm Siemens.

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plane

  • noun an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    airplane; aeroplane.
    • the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane
  • noun (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
    sheet.
    • we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane
    • any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane

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da

  • noun an official prosecutor for a judicial district
    district attorney.

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data

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

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telerobotics

  • noun the area of robotics that is concerned with the control of robots from a distance

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workstation

  • noun a desktop digital computer that is conventionally considered to be more powerful than a microcomputer

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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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light

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

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non-dedicated_file_server

  • noun (computer science) a file server that can be used simultaneously as a workstation

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applied_science

  • noun the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems
    engineering science; engineering; technology.
    • he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study

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electron_tube

  • noun electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope
    vacuum tube; tube; thermionic vacuum tube; thermionic valve; thermionic tube.

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itemise

  • verb place on a list of items
    itemize.
    • itemize one's tax deductions
  • verb specify individually
    recite; itemize; enumerate.
    • She enumerated the many obstacles she had encountered
    • The doctor recited the list of possible side effects of the drug

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limelight

  • noun a focus of public attention
    public eye; glare; spotlight.
    • he enjoyed being in the limelight
    • when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency
  • noun a lamp consisting of a flame directed at a cylinder of lime with a lens to concentrate the light; formerly used for stage lighting
    calcium light.

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write

  • verb produce a literary work
    pen; compose; indite.
    • She composed a poem
    • He wrote four novels
  • verb communicate or express by writing
    • Please write to me every week

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personal

  • noun a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
  • adjective concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
    • a personal favor
    • for your personal use
    • personal papers
    • I have something personal to tell you
    • a personal God
    • he has his personal bank account and she has hers

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itemize

  • verb specify individually
    recite; itemise; enumerate.
    • She enumerated the many obstacles she had encountered
    • The doctor recited the list of possible side effects of the drug
  • verb place on a list of items
    itemise.
    • itemize one's tax deductions

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claude_elwood_shannon

  • noun United States electrical engineer who pioneered mathematical communication theory (1916-2001)
    Claude Shannon; Claude E. Shannon; Shannon.

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civil_engineer

  • noun an engineer trained to design and construct and maintain public works (roads or bridges or harbors etc.)

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take_in

  • verb provide with shelter
  • verb fool or hoax
    fool; put on; gull; dupe; befool; put one over; cod; put one across; slang.
    • The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone
    • You can't fool me!

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quantise

  • verb approximate (a signal varying continuously in amplitude) by one whose amplitude is restricted to a prescribed set of discrete values
    quantize.
  • verb apply quantum theory to; restrict the number of possible values of (a quantity) or states of (a physical entity or system) so that certain variables can assume only certain discrete magnitudes that are integral multiples of a common factor
    quantize.
    • Quantize gravity

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display_adapter

  • noun (computer science) an electronic device that converts information in memory to video output to a display
    display adaptor.

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trevithick

  • noun English engineer who built the first railway locomotive (1771-1833)
    Richard Trevithick.

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totalizer

  • noun computer that registers bets and divides the total amount bet among those who won
    totalizator; pari-mutuel machine; totaliser; totalisator.
  • noun a calculator that performs simple arithmetic functions
    totaliser; adding machine.

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non

  • adverb negation of a word or group of words
    not.
    • he does not speak French
    • she is not going
    • they are not friends
    • not many
    • not much
    • not at all

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buckminster_fuller

  • noun United States architect who invented the geodesic dome (1895-1983)
    Fuller; Richard Buckminster Fuller; R. Buckminster Fuller.

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scene

  • noun the place where some action occurs
    • the police returned to the scene of the crime
  • noun an incident (real or imaginary)
    • their parting was a sad scene

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animatronics

  • noun the construction of robots to look like animals (developed for Disneyland)

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rudolf_christian_karl_diesel

  • noun German engineer (born in France) who invented the diesel engine (1858-1913)
    Diesel; Rudolf Diesel.

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reckoning

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

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halo

  • noun an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
    glory; gloriole; nimbus; aura; aureole.
  • noun a toroidal shape
    annulus; ring; anchor ring; doughnut.
    • a ring of ships in the harbor
    • a halo of smoke

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structural

  • adjective relating to or caused by structure, especially political or economic structure
    • structural unemployment in a technological society
  • adjective relating to or having or characterized by structure
    • structural engineer
    • structural errors
    • structural simplicity

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brightness

  • noun the location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white
  • noun intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty
    cleverness; smartness.

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bring_out

  • verb make visible
    uncover; reveal; unveil.
    • Summer brings out bright clothes
    • He brings out the best in her
  • verb bring out of a specific state
    let out.

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slide

  • noun a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study
    microscope slide.
  • noun (geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc.

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army_engineer

  • noun a member of the military who is trained in engineering and construction work
    military engineer.

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side

  • noun a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location
    • they always sat on the right side of the church
    • he never left my side
  • noun one of two or more contesting groups
    • the Confederate side was prepared to attack

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illuminate

  • verb make lighter or brighter
    light; illumine; light up; illume.
    • This lamp lightens the room a bit
  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    crystallise; straighten out; elucidate; clear; clear up; crystallize; sort out; crystalise; shed light on; crystalize; enlighten.
    • Could you clarify these remarks?
    • Clear up the question of who is at fault

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computer_display

  • noun a screen used to display the output of a computer to the user
    computer screen.

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knockout

  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; beauty; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.
  • noun a blow that renders the opponent unconscious
    kayo; KO.

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organiser

  • noun someone who enlists workers to join a union
    organizer; labor organizer.
  • noun a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise
    organizer; arranger.
    • she was the organizer of the meeting

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web_site

  • noun a computer connected to the internet that maintains a series of web pages on the World Wide Web
    website; internet site; site.
    • the Israeli web site was damaged by hostile hackers

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internet_site

  • noun a computer connected to the internet that maintains a series of web pages on the World Wide Web
    web site; website; site.
    • the Israeli web site was damaged by hostile hackers

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programmer

  • noun a person who designs and writes and tests computer programs
    software engineer; computer programmer; coder.

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extract

  • noun a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
    infusion.
  • noun a passage selected from a larger work
    excerption; selection; excerpt.
    • he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings

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witness

  • noun someone who sees an event and reports what happened
    witnesser; informant.
  • noun a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
    viewer; looker; spectator; watcher.
    • the spectators applauded the performance
    • television viewers
    • sky watchers discovered a new star

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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hacker

  • noun someone who plays golf poorly
  • noun a programmer who breaks into computer systems in order to steal or change or destroy information as a form of cyber-terrorism
    cyber-terrorist; cyberpunk.

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computing_machine

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

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valve

  • noun a structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it
  • noun device in a brass wind instrument for varying the length of the air column to alter the pitch of a tone

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extrapolate

  • verb draw from specific cases for more general cases
    generalize; infer; generalise.
  • verb estimate the value of
    interpolate.

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r._buckminster_fuller

  • noun United States architect who invented the geodesic dome (1895-1983)
    Buckminster Fuller; Fuller; Richard Buckminster Fuller.

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internet

  • noun a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
    cyberspace; net.

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goethals

  • noun United States army officer and engineer who supervised the construction of the Panama Canal (1858-1928)
    George Washington Goethals.

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computing_device

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

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foreground

  • noun the part of a scene that is near the viewer
  • noun (computer science) a window for an active application

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military_engineer

  • noun a member of the military who is trained in engineering and construction work
    army engineer.

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aeronautical_engineer

  • noun an engineer concerned with the design and construction of aircraft

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spot

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

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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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gottlieb_daimler

  • noun German engineer and automobile manufacturer who produced the first high-speed internal combustion engine (1834-1900)
    Daimler.

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estimate

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

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marine

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

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forespace

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george_washington_goethals

  • noun United States army officer and engineer who supervised the construction of the Panama Canal (1858-1928)
    Goethals.

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richard_trevithick

  • noun English engineer who built the first railway locomotive (1771-1833)
    Trevithick.

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thermionic_vacuum_tube

  • noun electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope
    vacuum tube; tube; electron tube; thermionic valve; thermionic tube.

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recite

  • verb recite in elocution
    declaim.
  • verb repeat aloud from memory
    • she recited a poem
    • The pupil recited his lesson for the day

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organize

  • verb create (as an entity)
    organise; form.
    • social groups form everywhere
    • They formed a company
  • verb cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea
    organise.

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number

  • noun the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
    figure.
    • he had a number of chores to do
    • the number of parameters is small
    • the figure was about a thousand
  • noun a concept of quantity involving zero and units
    • every number has a unique position in the sequence

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hearing

  • noun (law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence
  • noun an opportunity to state your case and be heard
    audience.
    • they condemned him without a hearing
    • he saw that he had lost his audience

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james_watt

  • noun Scottish engineer and inventor whose improvements in the steam engine led to its wide use in industry (1736-1819)
    Watt.

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enumerate

  • verb specify individually
    recite; itemise; itemize.
    • She enumerated the many obstacles she had encountered
    • The doctor recited the list of possible side effects of the drug
  • verb determine the number or amount of
    count; numerate; number.
    • Can you count the books on your shelf?
    • Count your change

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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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engineer

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

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guess

  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    conjecture; supposition; surmisal; hypothesis; speculation; surmise.
  • noun an estimate based on little or no information
    guesswork; dead reckoning; shot; guessing.

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hyperpresent

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guest

  • noun a visitor to whom hospitality is extended
    invitee.
  • noun United States journalist (born in England) noted for his syndicated homey verse (1881-1959)
    Edgar Guest; Edgar Albert Guest.

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capitalize

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

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crunch

  • noun the sound of something crunching
    • he heard the crunch of footsteps on the gravel path
  • noun a critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources)
    • an end-of-the year crunch
    • a financial crunch

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system

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

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mainframe_computer

  • noun a large digital computer serving 100-400 users and occupying a special air-conditioned room
    mainframe.

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paint

  • noun a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating
    pigment.
    • artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably
  • noun (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court
    key.
    • he hit a jump shot from the top of the key
    • he dominates play in the paint

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mining

  • noun the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth
    excavation.
  • noun laying explosive mines in concealed places to destroy enemy personnel and equipment
    minelaying.

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adaptor

  • noun device that enables something to be used in a way different from that for which it was intended or makes different pieces of apparatus compatible
    adapter.

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electronic_device

  • noun a device that accomplishes its purpose electronically

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pari

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differentiate

  • verb mark as different
    secernate; severalise; separate; severalize; tell apart; distinguish; tell; secern.
    • We distinguish several kinds of maple
  • verb be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense
    distinguish; mark.
    • His modesty distinguishes him from his peers

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translation

  • noun a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language
    rendering; interlingual rendition; version.
  • noun a uniform movement without rotation

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pda

  • noun a lightweight consumer electronic device that looks like a hand-held computer but instead performs specific tasks; can serve as a diary or a personal database or a telephone or an alarm clock etc.
    personal organiser; organiser; personal organizer; personal digital assistant; organizer.

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distance

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

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misestimate

  • verb judge incorrectly
    miscalculate.
    • I had misestimated his determination
  • verb calculate incorrectly
    miscalculate.
    • I miscalculated the number of guests at the wedding

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totaliser

  • noun computer that registers bets and divides the total amount bet among those who won
    totalizator; pari-mutuel machine; totalisator; totalizer.
  • noun a calculator that performs simple arithmetic functions
    adding machine; totalizer.

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vacuum_tube

  • noun electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope
    tube; electron tube; thermionic vacuum tube; thermionic valve; thermionic tube.

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eyeshot

  • noun the range of the eye
    view.
    • they were soon out of view

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factor_out

  • verb consider as relevant when making a decision
    factor in; factor.
    • You must factor in the recent developments
  • verb resolve into factors
    factor in; factor.
    • a quantum computer can factor the number 15

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prospect

  • noun the possibility of future success
    chance.
    • his prospects as a writer are excellent
  • noun belief about (or mental picture of) the future
    outlook; expectation.

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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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seer

  • noun a person with unusual powers of foresight
    visionary; illusionist.
  • noun an observer who perceives visually
    • an incurable seer of movies

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viewer

  • noun a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
    looker; witness; spectator; watcher.
    • the spectators applauded the performance
    • television viewers
    • sky watchers discovered a new star
  • noun an optical device for viewing photographic transparencies

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actuary

  • noun someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums)
    statistician.

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element

  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; factor; component.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech
  • noun an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system
    constituent; component.
    • spare components for cars
    • a component or constituent element of a system

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zero

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

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screen_background

  • noun (computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear
    background; desktop.

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answering

  • adjective satellite replying
    respondent.
    • an answering glance
    • an answering smile
  • verb react verbally
    answer; reply; respond.
    • She didn't want to answer
    • answer the question
    • We answered that we would accept the invitation

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charles_kettering

  • noun United States electrical engineer who made numerous automotive improvements (including the electric starter) (1876-1958)
    Charles Franklin Kettering; Kettering.

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light_up

  • verb start to burn with a bright flame
    • The coal in the BBQ grill finally lit up
  • verb make lighter or brighter
    light; illuminate; illumine; illume.
    • This lamp lightens the room a bit

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take

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; takings; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

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calculus

  • noun a hard lump produced by the concretion of mineral salts; found in hollow organs or ducts of the body
    concretion.
    • renal calculi can be very painful
  • noun an incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums
    tophus; tartar.

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play

  • noun a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
    drama; dramatic play.
    • he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway
  • noun a theatrical performance of a drama
    • the play lasted two hours

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spectator

  • noun a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
    viewer; looker; witness; watcher.
    • the spectators applauded the performance
    • television viewers
    • sky watchers discovered a new star
  • noun a woman's pump with medium heel; usually in contrasting colors for toe and heel
    spectator pump.

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reckon

  • verb expect, believe, or suppose
    guess; suppose; imagine; opine; think.
    • I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel
    • I thought to find her in a bad state
    • he didn't think to find her in the kitchen
    • I guess she is angry at me for standing her up
  • verb judge to be probable
    calculate; figure; forecast; estimate; count on.

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object

  • noun a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow
    physical object.
    • it was full of rackets, balls and other objects
  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    aim; objective; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children

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bulletin_board_system

  • noun a computer that is running software that allows users to leave messages and access information of general interest
    electronic bulletin board; bulletin board; bbs.

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average_out

  • verb compute the average of
    average.
  • verb amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain
    average.
    • The number of hours I work per work averages out to 40

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cipher

  • noun a message written in a secret code
    cypher.
  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; zero; nought; cypher.

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adder

  • noun a person who adds numbers
  • noun a machine that adds numbers

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electronic_bulletin_board

  • noun a computer that is running software that allows users to leave messages and access information of general interest
    bulletin board system; bulletin board; bbs.

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multiply

  • verb combine by multiplication
    • multiply 10 by 15
  • verb combine or increase by multiplication
    manifold.
    • He managed to multiply his profits

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pager

  • noun an electronic device that generates a series of beeps when the person carrying it is being paged
    beeper.

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high_spot

  • noun the most interesting or memorable part
    highlight.
    • the highlight of the tour was our visit to the Vatican

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display_adaptor

  • noun (computer science) an electronic device that converts information in memory to video output to a display
    display adapter.

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encipher

  • verb convert ordinary language into code
    code; encrypt; write in code; cypher; inscribe; cipher.
    • We should encode the message for security reasons

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looker

  • noun a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
    viewer; witness; spectator; watcher.
    • the spectators applauded the performance
    • television viewers
    • sky watchers discovered a new star
  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; beauty; knockout; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish.

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average

  • noun a statistic describing the location of a distribution
    norm.
    • it set the norm for American homes
  • noun (sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities

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bryan_donkin

  • noun English engineer who developed a method of preserving food by sterilizing it with heat and sealing it inside a steel container--the first tin can (1768-1855)
    Donkin.

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subtracter

  • noun a person who subtracts numbers
  • noun a machine that subtracts numbers

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organise

  • verb bring order and organization to
    coordinate; organize.
    • Can you help me organize my files?
  • verb create (as an entity)
    organize; form.
    • social groups form everywhere
    • They formed a company

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foregroundable

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mechanical

  • adjective using (or as if using) mechanisms or tools or devices
    • a mechanical process
    • his smile was very mechanical
    • a mechanical toy
  • adjective relating to or concerned with machinery or tools
    mechanically skillful.
    • mechanical arts
    • mechanical design
    • mechanical skills

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bulletin

  • noun a brief report (especially an official statement issued for immediate publication or broadcast)
  • verb make public by bulletin

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elmer_ambrose_sperry

  • noun United States engineer and inventor of the gyrocompass (1860-1930)
    Sperry.

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add_together

  • verb determine the sum of
    tot up; add up; sum; tally; tote up; tot; add; summate; total; sum up.
    • Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town
  • verb make an addition by combining numbers
    add.
    • Add 27 and 49, please!

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bring

  • verb take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
    take; convey.
    • Bring me the box from the other room
    • Take these letters to the boss
    • This brings me to the main point
  • verb cause to come into a particular state or condition
    • Long hard years of on the job training had brought them to their competence
    • bring water to the boiling point

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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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analogue

  • noun something having the property of being analogous to something else
    parallel; analog.
  • adjective of a circuit or device having an output that is proportional to the input
    linear; analog.
    • analogue device
    • linear amplifier

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war_paint

  • noun adornment consisting of paint applied to the face and body of certain Amerindians before a battle
  • noun full ceremonial regalia

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nail_enamel

  • noun a cosmetic lacquer that dries quickly and that is applied to the nails to color them or make them shiny
    nail varnish; nail polish.

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illumine

  • verb make lighter or brighter
    light; illuminate; light up; illume.
    • This lamp lightens the room a bit

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saliency

  • noun the state of being salient
    strikingness; salience.

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personal_digital_assistant

  • noun a lightweight consumer electronic device that looks like a hand-held computer but instead performs specific tasks; can serve as a diary or a personal database or a telephone or an alarm clock etc.
    personal organiser; organiser; personal organizer; organizer; PDA.

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eiffel

  • noun French engineer who constructed the Eiffel Tower (1832-1923)
    Alexandre Gustave Eiffel.

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salience

  • noun the state of being salient
    saliency; strikingness.

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diorama

  • noun a picture (or series of pictures) representing a continuous scene
    cyclorama; panorama.

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factor

  • noun anything that contributes causally to a result
    • a number of factors determined the outcome
  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; component; element.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech

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integrate

  • verb make into a whole or make part of a whole
    incorporate.
    • She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal
  • verb open (a place) to members of all races and ethnic groups
    desegregate; mix.
    • This school is completely desegregated

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hearing_aid

  • noun an electronic device that amplifies sound and is worn to compensate for poor hearing
    deaf-aid.
  • noun a conical acoustic device formerly used to direct sound to the ear of a hearing-impaired person
    ear trumpet.

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nail_polish

  • noun a cosmetic lacquer that dries quickly and that is applied to the nails to color them or make them shiny
    nail enamel; nail varnish.

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personal_organizer

  • noun a lightweight consumer electronic device that looks like a hand-held computer but instead performs specific tasks; can serve as a diary or a personal database or a telephone or an alarm clock etc.
    personal organiser; organiser; personal digital assistant; organizer; PDA.

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assistant

  • noun a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    help; helper; supporter.
    • my invaluable assistant
    • they hired additional help to finish the work
  • adjective satellite of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another
    adjunct.

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personal_computer

  • noun a small digital computer based on a microprocessor and designed to be used by one person at a time
    microcomputer; PC.

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watch

  • noun a small portable timepiece
    ticker.
  • noun a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty

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coast

  • noun the shore of a sea or ocean
    sea-coast; seashore; seacoast.
  • noun a slope down which sleds may coast
    • when it snowed they made a coast on the golf course

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computerize

  • verb provide with computers
    computerise.
    • Our office is fully computerized now
  • verb store in a computer
    computerise.
    • computerized dictionary

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public_eye

  • noun a focus of public attention
    limelight; glare; spotlight.
    • he enjoyed being in the limelight
    • when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency

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computerization

  • noun the control of processes by computer
    cybernation.

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resolve

  • noun the trait of being resolute
    resoluteness; firmness of purpose; resolution; firmness.
    • his resoluteness carried him through the battle
    • it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work
  • noun a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
    resolution; declaration.

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differential

  • noun the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx
    derivative; derived function; first derivative; differential coefficient.
  • noun a quality that differentiates between similar things

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doubler

  • noun an electronic device that doubles the voltage or the frequency of an input signal
  • adjective satellite having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities; public preaching and private influence"- R.W.Emerson
    treble; twofold; two-fold; double; three-fold; threefold; dual.
    • a double (or dual) role for an actor
    • the office of a clergyman is twofold
    • every episode has its double and treble meaning"-Frederick Harrison

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view

  • noun a way of regarding situations or topics etc.
    position; perspective.
    • consider what follows from the positivist view
  • noun the visual percept of a region
    prospect; vista; panorama; scene; aspect.
    • the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views

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system_clock

  • noun a time-of-day clock in a computer system
  • noun an electronic device in a computer that issues a steady high-frequency signal that synchronizes all the internal components

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set

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

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intelligence

  • noun the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience
  • noun a unit responsible for gathering and interpreting information about an enemy
    intelligence service; intelligence agency.

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see

  • noun the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
  • verb perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
    • You have to be a good observer to see all the details
    • Can you see the bird in that tree?
    • He is blind--he cannot see

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computer

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer.
  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; estimator; figurer; reckoner.

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cyberpunk

  • noun a programmer who breaks into computer systems in order to steal or change or destroy information as a form of cyber-terrorism
    hacker; cyber-terrorist.
  • noun a writer of science fiction set in a lawless subculture of an oppressive society dominated by computer technology

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vdu

  • noun (British) British term for video display
    visual display unit.

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analog

  • noun something having the property of being analogous to something else
    analogue; parallel.
  • adjective of a circuit or device having an output that is proportional to the input
    analogue; linear.
    • analogue device
    • linear amplifier

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visualize

  • verb imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
    picture; envision; figure; visualise; image; fancy; project; see.
    • I can't see him on horseback!
    • I can see what will happen
    • I can see a risk in this strategy
  • verb view the outline of by means of an X-ray
    visualise.
    • The radiologist can visualize the cancerous liver

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pattern

  • noun a perceptual structure
    shape; form.
    • the composition presents problems for students of musical form
    • a visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them
  • noun a customary way of operation or behavior
    practice.
    • it is their practice to give annual raises
    • they changed their dietary pattern

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computer_mouse

  • noun a hand-operated electronic device that controls the coordinates of a cursor on your computer screen as you move it around on a pad; on the bottom of the device is a ball that rolls on the surface of the pad
    mouse.
    • a mouse takes much more room than a trackball

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artificial

  • adjective contrived by art rather than nature
    unreal.
    • artificial flowers
    • artificial flavoring
    • an artificial diamond
    • artificial fibers
    • artificial sweeteners
  • adjective satellite artificially formal
    contrived; stilted; hokey.
    • that artificial humility that her husband hated
    • contrived coyness
    • a stilted letter of acknowledgment
    • when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation

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forecast

  • noun a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop
    prognosis.
  • verb predict in advance
    calculate.

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score

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

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orchestrate

  • verb write an orchestra score for
  • verb plan and direct (a complex undertaking)
    organize; direct; organise; engineer; mastermind.
    • he masterminded the robbery

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logic_element

  • noun an electronic device that performs an elementary logic operation

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web

  • noun an intricate network suggesting something that was formed by weaving or interweaving
    • the trees cast a delicate web of shadows over the lawn
  • noun an intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim
    entanglement.

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visualise

  • verb view the outline of by means of an X-ray
    visualize.
    • The radiologist can visualize the cancerous liver
  • verb form a mental picture of something that is invisible or abstract
    visualize.
    • Mathematicians often visualize

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cybernation

  • noun the control of processes by computer
    computerization.

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screen

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

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interpolate

  • verb estimate the value of
    extrapolate.
  • verb insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby
    alter; falsify.

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aureole

  • noun the outermost region of the sun's atmosphere; visible as a white halo during a solar eclipse
    corona.
  • noun an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
    glory; gloriole; nimbus; aura; halo.

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lightness

  • noun a feeling of joy and pride
    elation; high spirits.
  • noun the property of being comparatively small in weight
    weightlessness.
    • the lightness of balsa wood

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adapter

  • noun a musician who adapts a composition for particular voices or instruments or for another style of performance
    arranger; transcriber.
  • noun device that enables something to be used in a way different from that for which it was intended or makes different pieces of apparatus compatible
    adaptor.

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metallurgical_engineer

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

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aura

  • noun a sensation (as of a cold breeze or bright light) that precedes the onset of certain disorders such as a migraine attack or epileptic seizure
  • noun an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
    glory; gloriole; nimbus; aureole; halo.

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logic

  • noun the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
  • noun reasoned and reasonable judgment
    • it made a certain kind of logic

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electrical_engineer

  • noun a person trained in practical applications of the theory of electricity

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microcomputer

  • noun a small digital computer based on a microprocessor and designed to be used by one person at a time
    personal computer; PC.

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software_engineer

  • noun a person who designs and writes and tests computer programs
    computer programmer; programmer; coder.

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dimensional

  • adjective of or relating to dimensions
  • adjective satellite having dimension--the quality or character or stature proper to a person; he is pasty, bland, faceless"- Norman Cousins
    • never matures as a dimensional character

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donkin

  • noun English engineer who developed a method of preserving food by sterilizing it with heat and sealing it inside a steel container--the first tin can (1768-1855)
    Bryan Donkin.

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technologist

  • noun a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
    applied scientist; engineer.

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raise

  • noun the amount a salary is increased
    wage hike; hike; rise; salary increase; wage increase.
    • he got a 3% raise
    • he got a wage hike
  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; upgrade; rise; climb; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise

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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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window

  • noun a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
  • noun a transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened

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mark

  • noun a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    grade; score.
    • she made good marks in algebra
    • grade A milk
    • what was your score on your homework?
  • noun a distinguishing symbol
    marker; marking.
    • the owner's mark was on all the sheep

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make-up

  • noun an event that is substituted for a previously cancelled event
    makeup.
    • he missed the test and had to take a makeup
    • the two teams played a makeup one week later
  • noun the way in which someone or something is composed
    physical composition; makeup; constitution; composition.

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answering_machine

  • noun an electronic device that answers the telephone and records messages

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nail_varnish

  • noun a cosmetic lacquer that dries quickly and that is applied to the nails to color them or make them shiny
    nail enamel; nail polish.

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website

  • noun a computer connected to the internet that maintains a series of web pages on the World Wide Web
    web site; internet site; site.
    • the Israeli web site was damaged by hostile hackers

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analog_computer

  • noun a computer that represents information by variable quantities (e.g., positions or voltages)
    analogue computer.

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pacemaker

  • noun a leading instance in its field
    pacesetter.
    • the new policy will be a pacesetter in community relations
  • noun a specialized bit of heart tissue that controls the heartbeat
    cardiac pacemaker; SA node; sinoatrial node.

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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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thermionic_tube

  • noun electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope
    vacuum tube; tube; electron tube; thermionic vacuum tube; thermionic valve.

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applied

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

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cypher

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

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cracker

  • noun a thin crisp wafer made of flour and water with or without leavening and shortening; unsweetened or semisweet
  • noun a poor White person in the southern United States
    redneck.

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budget

  • noun a sum of money allocated for a particular purpose
    • the laboratory runs on a budget of a million a year
  • noun a summary of intended expenditures along with proposals for how to meet them
    • the president submitted the annual budget to Congress

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mainframe

  • noun a large digital computer serving 100-400 users and occupying a special air-conditioned room
    mainframe computer.
  • noun (computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing
    C.P.U.; processor; central processor; central processing unit; CPU.
    • the CPU and the memory form the central part of a computer to which the peripherals are attached

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aid

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

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spotlight

  • noun a focus of public attention
    limelight; public eye; glare.
    • he enjoyed being in the limelight
    • when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency
  • noun a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage performer
    spot.

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shannon

  • noun United States electrical engineer who pioneered mathematical communication theory (1916-2001)
    Claude Shannon; Claude E. Shannon; Claude Elwood Shannon.

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charles_franklin_kettering

  • noun United States electrical engineer who made numerous automotive improvements (including the electric starter) (1876-1958)
    Charles Kettering; Kettering.

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chat

  • noun an informal conversation
    confab; schmoose; confabulation; schmooze.
  • noun birds having a chattering call
    New World chat.

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hypermediacy

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calculator

  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    estimator; computer; figurer; reckoner.
  • noun a small machine that is used for mathematical calculations
    calculating machine.

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site

  • noun the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
    land site.
    • a good site for the school
  • noun physical position in relation to the surroundings
    situation.
    • the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides

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middle

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; eye; center; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun an intermediate part or section
    • A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle

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unit

  • noun any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
    unit of measurement.
    • the dollar is the United States unit of currency
    • a unit of wheat is a bushel
    • change per unit volume
  • noun an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole
    • the reduced the number of units and installations
    • the word is a basic linguistic unit

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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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mouse

  • noun any of numerous small rodents typically resembling diminutive rats having pointed snouts and small ears on elongated bodies with slender usually hairless tails
  • noun a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye
    black eye; shiner.

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portal_site

  • noun a site that the owner positions as an entrance to other sites on the internet
    portal.
    • a portal typically has search engines and free email and chat rooms etc.

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terrorist

  • noun a radical who employs terror as a political weapon; usually organizes with other terrorists in small cells; often uses religion as a cover for terrorist activities

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highlighter

  • noun a cosmetic used to highlight the eyes or cheekbones
  • noun a fluorescent marker used to mark important passages in a text

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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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image_scanner

  • noun an electronic device that generates a digital representation of an image for data input to a computer
    digital scanner; scanner.

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figuring

  • noun problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
    calculation; reckoning; computation.
  • verb judge to be probable
    calculate; figure; reckon; forecast; estimate; count on.

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chatroom

  • noun a site on the internet where a number of users can communicate in real time (typically one dedicated to a particular topic)
    chat room.

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figurer

  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; estimator; computer; reckoner.

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calculation

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

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vista

  • noun the visual percept of a region
    prospect; panorama; scene; aspect; view.
    • the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views

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junkers

  • noun German aircraft engineer who designed the first all-metal airplane (1859-1935)
    Hugo Junkers.
  • noun member of the Prussian aristocracy noted especially for militarism
    Junker.

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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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durational

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strikingness

  • noun the state of being salient
    saliency; salience.
  • noun the quality of standing out strongly and distinctly
    boldness.

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off

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

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write_in_code

  • verb convert ordinary language into code
    encipher; code; encrypt; cypher; inscribe; cipher.
    • We should encode the message for security reasons

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turing_machine

  • noun a hypothetical computer with an infinitely long memory tape

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client

  • noun a person who seeks the advice of a lawyer
  • noun someone who pays for goods or services
    customer.

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solve

  • verb find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of
    lick; work out; work; puzzle out; figure out.
    • did you solve the problem?
    • Work out your problems with the boss
    • this unpleasant situation isn't going to work itself out
    • did you get it?
    • Did you get my meaning?
    • He could not work the math problem
  • verb find the solution
    resolve.
    • solve an equation
    • solve for x

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illume

  • verb make lighter or brighter
    light; illuminate; illumine; light up.
    • This lamp lightens the room a bit

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personal_organiser

  • noun a lightweight consumer electronic device that looks like a hand-held computer but instead performs specific tasks; can serve as a diary or a personal database or a telephone or an alarm clock etc.
    organiser; personal organizer; personal digital assistant; organizer; PDA.

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mining_engineer

  • noun an engineer concerned with the construction and operation of mines

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aerospace

  • noun the atmosphere and outer space considered as a whole

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rocket

  • noun any vehicle self-propelled by a rocket engine
    projectile.
  • noun a jet engine containing its own propellant and driven by reaction propulsion
    rocket engine.

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von_neumann_machine

  • noun any digital computer incorporating the ideas of stored programs and serial counters that were proposed in 1946 by von Neumann and his colleagues

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diesel

  • noun German engineer (born in France) who invented the diesel engine (1858-1913)
    Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel; Rudolf Diesel.
  • noun an internal-combustion engine that burns heavy oil
    diesel motor; diesel engine.

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chat_room

  • noun a site on the internet where a number of users can communicate in real time (typically one dedicated to a particular topic)
    chatroom.

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aspect

  • noun a distinct feature or element in a problem
    facet.
    • he studied every facet of the question
  • noun a characteristic to be considered

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polish

  • noun the property of being smooth and shiny
    glossiness; burnish; gloss.
  • noun a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality
    culture; cultivation; finish; refinement.
    • they performed with great polish
    • I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose
    • almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad

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machine_translation

  • noun the use of computers to translate from one language to another
    MT.

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generator

  • noun an apparatus that produces a vapor or gas
  • noun engine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy by electromagnetic induction

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roebling

  • noun United States engineer (born in Germany) who designed and began construction of the Brooklyn bridge (1806-1869)
    John Augustus Roebling; John Roebling.

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desktop

  • noun the top of a desk
  • noun (computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear
    screen background; background.

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offskip

(Paint.) That part of a landscape which recedes from the spectator into distance. R. Fairholt.

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add

  • verb make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of
    • We added two students to that dorm room
    • She added a personal note to her letter
    • Add insult to injury
    • Add some extra plates to the dinner table
  • noun a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders
    attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; minimal brain dysfunction; MBD; attention deficit disorder; minimal brain damage; hyperkinetic syndrome; ADHD.

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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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epilator

  • noun a cosmetic for temporary removal of undesired hair
    depilator; depilatory.

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sperry

  • noun United States engineer and inventor of the gyrocompass (1860-1930)
    Elmer Ambrose Sperry.

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aerospace_engineer

  • noun an engineer of aircraft and space vehicles

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miscalculate

  • verb judge incorrectly
    misestimate.
    • I had misestimated his determination
  • verb calculate incorrectly
    misestimate.
    • I miscalculated the number of guests at the wedding

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read

  • noun something that is read
    • the article was a very good read
  • verb interpret something that is written or printed
    • read the advertisement
    • Have you read Salman Rushdie?

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factor_in

  • verb consider as relevant when making a decision
    factor out; factor.
    • You must factor in the recent developments
  • verb resolve into factors
    factor out; factor.
    • a quantum computer can factor the number 15

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slipstick

  • noun analog computer consisting of a handheld instrument used for rapid calculations; have been replaced by pocket calculators
    slide rule.

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background

  • noun a person's social heritage: previous experience or training
    • he is a lawyer with a sports background
  • noun the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground
    ground.
    • he posed her against a background of rolling hills

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vacuum

  • noun the absence of matter
    vacuity.
  • noun an empty area or space
    vacancy; void; emptiness.
    • the huge desert voids
    • the emptiness of outer space
    • without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum

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judge

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

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defibrillator

  • noun an electronic device that administers an electric shock of preset voltage to the heart through the chest wall in an attempt to restore the normal rhythm of the heart during ventricular fibrillation

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file_server

  • noun (computer science) a digital computer that provides workstations on a network with controlled access to shared resources

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pari-mutuel_machine

  • noun computer that registers bets and divides the total amount bet among those who won
    totalizator; totaliser; totalisator; totalizer.

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prominence

  • noun the state of being prominent: widely known or eminent
  • noun relative importance

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midground

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server

  • noun a person whose occupation is to serve at table (as in a restaurant)
    waiter.
  • noun (court games) the player who serves to start a point

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middle_distance

  • noun the part of a scene between the foreground and the background

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artificial_pacemaker

  • noun an implanted electronic device that takes over the function of the natural cardiac pacemaker
    pacemaker.

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deduct

  • verb make a subtraction
    subtract; take off.
    • subtract this amount from my paycheck
  • verb retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments
    recoup; withhold.
    • My employer is withholding taxes

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fuller

  • noun United States jurist and chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1833-1910)
    Melville W. Fuller; Melville Weston Fuller.
  • noun United States architect who invented the geodesic dome (1895-1983)
    Buckminster Fuller; Richard Buckminster Fuller; R. Buckminster Fuller.

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crt_screen

  • noun the display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube
    screen.

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deaf

  • noun people who have severe hearing impairments
    • many of the deaf use sign language
  • verb make or render deaf
    deafen.
    • a deafening noise

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sight

  • noun an instance of visual perception
    • the sight of his wife brought him back to reality
    • the train was an unexpected sight
  • noun anything that is seen
    • he was a familiar sight on the television
    • they went to Paris to see the sights

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home

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

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work_out

  • verb come up with
    work up.
    • His colleagues worked out his interesting idea
    • We worked up an ad for our client
  • verb happen in a certain way, leading to, producing, or resulting in a certain outcome, often well
    • Things worked out in an interesting way
    • Not everything worked out in the end and we were disappointed

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highlighting

  • noun an area of lightness in a picture
    highlight.
  • verb move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent
    foreground; spotlight; play up; highlight.
    • The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics

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broad

  • noun slang term for a woman
    • a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch
  • adjective having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
    wide.
    • wide roads
    • a wide necktie
    • wide margins
    • three feet wide
    • a river two miles broad
    • broad shoulders
    • a broad river

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computer_screen

  • noun a screen used to display the output of a computer to the user
    computer display.

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pick_up

  • verb take and lift upward
    gather up; lift up.
  • verb take up by hand
    • He picked up the book and started to read

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home_computer

  • noun a computer intended for use in the home

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daimler

  • noun German engineer and automobile manufacturer who produced the first high-speed internal combustion engine (1834-1900)
    Gottlieb Daimler.

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statistician

  • noun a mathematician who specializes in statistics
    mathematical statistician.
  • noun someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums)
    actuary.

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processing

  • noun preparing or putting through a prescribed procedure
    • the processing of newly arrived immigrants
    • the processing of ore to obtain minerals
  • verb subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition
    process; treat.
    • process cheese
    • process hair
    • treat the water so it can be drunk
    • treat the lawn with chemicals
    • treat an oil spill

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slide_rule

  • noun analog computer consisting of a handheld instrument used for rapid calculations; have been replaced by pocket calculators
    slipstick.

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host

  • noun a person who invites guests to a social event (such as a party in his or her own home) and who is responsible for them while they are there
  • noun a vast multitude
    legion; horde.

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leonardo

  • noun Italian painter and sculptor and engineer and scientist and architect; the most versatile genius of the Italian Renaissance (1452-1519)
    Leonardo da Vinci; da Vinci.

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von

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panel

  • noun sheet that forms a distinct (usually flat and rectangular) section or component of something
  • noun a committee appointed to judge a competition
    jury.

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on

  • adjective in operation or operational
    • left the oven on
    • the switch is in the on position
  • adjective (of events) planned or scheduled
    • the picnic is on, rain or shine
    • we have nothing on for Friday night

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richard_buckminster_fuller

  • noun United States architect who invented the geodesic dome (1895-1983)
    Buckminster Fuller; Fuller; R. Buckminster Fuller.

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bulletin_board

  • noun a computer that is running software that allows users to leave messages and access information of general interest
    bulletin board system; electronic bulletin board; bbs.
  • noun a board that hangs on a wall; displays announcements
    notice board.

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estimator

  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; computer; figurer; reckoner.

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dialog

  • noun a conversation between two persons
    dialogue; duologue.
  • noun the lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction
    dialogue.

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totalizator

  • noun computer that registers bets and divides the total amount bet among those who won
    pari-mutuel machine; totaliser; totalisator; totalizer.

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processor

  • noun a business engaged in processing agricultural products and preparing them for market
  • noun someone who processes things (foods or photographs or applicants etc.)

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software

  • noun (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory
    computer software; package; software program; software package; software system.
    • the market for software is expected to expand

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cyber-terrorist

  • noun a programmer who breaks into computer systems in order to steal or change or destroy information as a form of cyber-terrorism
    hacker; cyberpunk.

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civil

  • adjective satellite applying to ordinary citizens as contrasted with the military
    • civil authorities
  • adjective not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others
    polite.
    • even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"- W.S. Maugham

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image

  • noun an iconic mental representation
    mental image.
    • her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate
  • noun (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world
    persona.
    • a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty

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nought

  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; zero; cipher; cypher.

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device

  • noun an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
    • the device is small enough to wear on your wrist
    • a device intended to conserve water
  • noun something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect

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glare

  • noun a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted
    blaze; brilliance.
    • a glare of sunlight
  • noun an angry stare
    glower.

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cyclorama

  • noun a picture (or series of pictures) representing a continuous scene
    panorama; diorama.

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panorama

  • noun the visual percept of a region
    prospect; vista; scene; aspect; view.
    • the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views
  • noun a picture (or series of pictures) representing a continuous scene
    cyclorama; diorama.

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approximate

  • verb be close or similar
    come close.
    • Her results approximate my own
  • verb judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
    judge; estimate; guess; gauge.
    • I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds

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side_view

  • noun a view from the side of something

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fraction

  • noun a component of a mixture that has been separated by a fractional process
  • noun a small part or item forming a piece of a whole

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leonardo_da_vinci

  • noun Italian painter and sculptor and engineer and scientist and architect; the most versatile genius of the Italian Renaissance (1452-1519)
    da Vinci; Leonardo.

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visual_display_unit

  • noun (British) British term for video display
    VDU.

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war

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

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artificial_intelligence

  • noun the branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively
    AI.
    • workers in AI hope to imitate or duplicate intelligence in computers and robots

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marine_engineer

  • noun a naval officer responsible for the operation and maintenance of the ship's engines
    naval engineer.

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repeater

  • noun a person who repeats
    • the audience consisted largely of repeaters who had seen the movie many times
  • noun someone who is repeatedly arrested for criminal behavior (especially for the same criminal behavior)
    habitual criminal; recidivist.

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video_display

  • noun an electronic device that represents information in visual form
    display.

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watt

  • noun a unit of power equal to 1 joule per second; the power dissipated by a current of 1 ampere flowing across a resistance of 1 ohm
    W.
  • noun Scottish engineer and inventor whose improvements in the steam engine led to its wide use in industry (1736-1819)
    James Watt.

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multiprocessor

  • noun a computer that uses two or more processing units under integrated control

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dialog_box

  • noun (computer science) a small temporary window in a graphical user interface that appears in order to request information from the user; after the information has been provided the user dismisses the box with `okay' or `cancel'
    panel.

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beeper

  • noun an electronic device that generates a series of beeps when the person carrying it is being paged
    pager.

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count

  • noun the total number counted
    • a blood count
  • noun the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order
    counting; tally; enumeration; reckoning; numeration.
    • the counting continued for several hours

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compute

  • verb make a mathematical calculation or computation
    cypher; calculate; work out; reckon; cipher; figure.

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enamel

  • noun hard white substance covering the crown of a tooth
    tooth enamel.
  • noun a colored glassy compound (opaque or partially opaque) that is fused to the surface of metal or glass or pottery for decoration or protection

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glory

  • noun a state of high honor
    glorification.
    • he valued glory above life itself
  • noun brilliant radiant beauty
    resplendence; resplendency.
    • the glory of the sunrise

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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highlight

  • noun the most interesting or memorable part
    high spot.
    • the highlight of the tour was our visit to the Vatican
  • noun an area of lightness in a picture
    highlighting.

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display

  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    show.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested
  • noun something shown to the public
    exhibit; showing.
    • the museum had many exhibits of oriental art

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scanner

  • noun someone who scans verse to determine the number and prosodic value of the syllables
  • noun an electronic device that generates a digital representation of an image for data input to a computer
    digital scanner; image scanner.

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automotive_engineer

  • noun an engineer concerned with the design and construction of automobiles

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watcher

  • noun a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
    viewer; looker; witness; spectator.
    • the spectators applauded the performance
    • television viewers
    • sky watchers discovered a new star
  • noun a guard who keeps watch
    security guard; watchman.

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engineering

  • noun the practical application of science to commerce or industry
    technology.
  • noun the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems
    engineering science; applied science; technology.
    • he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study

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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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file

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

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karl_wilhelm_siemens

  • noun engineer who was a brother of Ernst Werner von Siemens and who moved to England (1823-1883)
    Siemens; Sir Charles William Siemens.

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coder

  • noun a person who designs and writes and tests computer programs
    software engineer; computer programmer; programmer.

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encrypt

  • verb convert ordinary language into code
    encipher; code; write in code; cypher; inscribe; cipher.
    • We should encode the message for security reasons

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number_cruncher

  • noun someone able to perform complex and lengthy calculations
  • noun a computer capable of performing a large number of mathematical operations per second

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detail

  • noun an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole
    item; point.
    • several of the details are similar
    • a point of information
  • noun a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
    item; particular.
    • it was perfect in all details

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application

  • noun the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose
    practical application.
    • he advocated the application of statistics to the problem
    • a novel application of electronics to medical diagnosis
  • noun a verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school
    • December 31 is the deadline for applications

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watson

  • noun United States telephone engineer who assisted Alexander Graham Bell in his experiments (1854-1934)
    Thomas Augustus Watson.
  • noun United States psychologist considered the founder of behavioristic psychology (1878-1958)
    John Broadus Watson.

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electrical

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

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computer_science

  • noun the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
    computing.

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digital

  • adjective displaying numbers rather than scale positions
    • digital clock
    • digital readout
  • adjective relating to or performed with the fingers
    • digital examination

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rocket_engineer

  • noun an engineer who builds and tests rockets
    rocket scientist.

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applied_scientist

  • noun a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
    technologist; engineer.

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node

  • noun a connecting point at which several lines come together
  • noun any thickened enlargement
    knob; thickening.

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picture

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

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calculating

  • adjective satellite used of persons
    scheming; conniving; calculative; shrewd.
    • the most calculating and selfish men in the community
  • verb make a mathematical calculation or computation
    cypher; compute; calculate; work out; reckon; cipher; figure.

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ai

  • noun an agency of the United States Army responsible for providing timely and relevant and accurate and synchronized intelligence to tactical and operational and strategic level commanders
    Army Intelligence.
  • noun the branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively
    artificial intelligence.
    • workers in AI hope to imitate or duplicate intelligence in computers and robots

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deaf-aid

  • noun an electronic device that amplifies sound and is worn to compensate for poor hearing
    hearing aid.

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vigil

  • noun a period of sleeplessness
  • noun the rite of staying awake for devotional purposes (especially on the eve of a religious festival)
    watch.

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mastermind

  • noun someone who creates new things
    originator; conceiver.
  • noun someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality
    Einstein; genius; brainiac; brain.
    • Mozart was a child genius
    • he's smart but he's no Einstein

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hugo_junkers

  • noun German aircraft engineer who designed the first all-metal airplane (1859-1935)
    Junkers.

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exposure

  • noun vulnerability to the elements; to the action of heat or cold or wind or rain;
    • exposure to the weather" or "they died from exposure
  • noun the act of subjecting someone to an influencing experience
    • she denounced the exposure of children to pornography

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take_off

  • verb leave
    depart; set forth; set off; start out; start; part; set out.
    • The family took off for Florida
  • verb take away or remove
    • Take that weight off me!

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rule

  • noun a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
    regulation.
    • it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast
    • short haircuts were the regulation
  • noun something regarded as a normative example
    formula; pattern; normal; convention.
    • the convention of not naming the main character
    • violence is the rule not the exception
    • his formula for impressing visitors

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tube

  • noun conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
    tubing.
  • noun electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope
    vacuum tube; electron tube; thermionic vacuum tube; thermionic valve; thermionic tube.

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