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crystallise

  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    illuminate; 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
  • verb cause to form crystals or assume crystalline form
    crystalise; crystalize; crystallize.
    • crystallize minerals

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camber

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

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scratch

  • noun an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
    abrasion; excoriation; scrape.
  • noun a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    slit; prick; incision; dent.

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lodge

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

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mill

  • noun a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
    factory; manufactory; manufacturing plant.
  • noun Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism; father of John Stuart Mill (1773-1836)
    James Mill.

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integrity

  • noun an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting
    unity; wholeness.
    • the integrity of the nervous system is required for normal development
    • he took measures to insure the territorial unity of Croatia
  • noun moral soundness
    • he expects to find in us the common honesty and integrity of men of business
    • they admired his scrupulous professional integrity

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encrust

  • verb cover or coat with a crust
    incrust.
  • verb decorate or cover lavishly (as with gems)
    beset; incrust.

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compact

  • noun a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse
    powder compact.
  • noun a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action
    covenant; concordat.

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corroding

  • noun erosion by chemical action
    corrosion; erosion.
  • verb cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid
    eat; rust; corrode.
    • The acid corroded the metal
    • The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink

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hump

  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; prominence; bump; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns
  • verb round one's back by bending forward and drawing the shoulders forward
    hunch forward; hunch; hunch over.

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bulging

  • adjective curving or bulging outward
    convex.
  • verb swell or protrude outwards
    bulge; protrude; pouch.
    • His stomach bulged after the huge meal

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tail

  • noun the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
  • noun the time of the last part of something
    fag end; tail end.
    • the fag end of this crisis-ridden century
    • the tail of the storm

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concretion

  • noun the formation of stonelike objects within a body organ (e.g., the kidneys)
  • noun a hard lump produced by the concretion of mineral salts; found in hollow organs or ducts of the body
    calculus.
    • renal calculi can be very painful

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swelling

  • noun an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
    puffiness; lump.
  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; hump; prominence; bump; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns

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toughened

  • adjective physically toughened
    tough.
    • the tough bottoms of his feet
  • verb make tough or tougher
    toughen.
    • This experience will toughen her

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hill

  • noun a local and well-defined elevation of the land
    • they loved to roam the hills of West Virginia
  • noun structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones
    mound.
    • they built small mounds to hide behind

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icing

  • noun the formation of frost or ice on a surface
    frost.
  • noun a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes
    frosting; ice.

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jerk

  • noun a dull stupid fatuous person
    dork.
  • noun an abrupt spasmodic movement
    jerking; jolt; saccade.

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consolidation

  • noun combining into a solid mass
  • noun the act of combining into an integral whole
    integration.
    • a consolidation of two corporations
    • after their consolidation the two bills were passed unanimously
    • the defendants asked for a consolidation of the actions against them

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coagulated

  • adjective satellite transformed from a liquid into a soft semisolid or solid mass
    grumose; coagulate; grumous; curdled.
    • coagulated blood
    • curdled milk
    • grumous blood
  • verb change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state
    clot; coagulate.
    • coagulated blood

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cook

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

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artery

  • noun a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
    arteria; arterial blood vessel.
  • noun a major thoroughfare that bears important traffic

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convexity

  • noun the property possessed by a convex shape
    convexness.
  • noun a shape that curves or bulges outward
    convex shape.

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indurate

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

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baking

  • noun making bread or cake or pastry etc.
  • noun cooking by dry heat in an oven

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die

  • noun a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
    dice.
  • noun a device used for shaping metal

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sand

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

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quick

  • noun any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)
  • adjective satellite accomplished rapidly and without delay
    speedy.
    • was quick to make friends
    • his quick reaction prevented an accident
    • hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem
    • a speedy recovery
    • he has a right to a speedy trial

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moulding

  • noun a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing
    molding.
  • noun a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge
    border; molding.

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dip

  • noun a depression in an otherwise level surface
    • there was a dip in the road
  • noun (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
    magnetic dip; angle of dip; inclination; magnetic inclination.

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hardening

  • noun abnormal hardening or thickening of tissue
  • noun the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
    solidifying; curing; set; solidification.
    • the hardening of concrete
    • he tested the set of the glue

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solid_state

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

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clotting

  • noun the process of forming semisolid lumps in a liquid
    curdling; coagulation.
  • verb change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state
    clot; coagulate.
    • coagulated blood

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fermenting

  • noun a process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances; especially, the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol
    zymolysis; ferment; zymosis; fermentation.
  • verb be in an agitated or excited state
    ferment.
    • The Middle East is fermenting
    • Her mind ferments

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rigidifying

  • noun the process of becoming stiff or rigid
    rigidification; stiffening.
  • verb become rigid
    rigidify.
    • The body rigidified

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cast

  • noun the actors in a play
    cast of characters; dramatis personae.
  • noun container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
    mould; mold.

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cooking

  • noun the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
    preparation; cookery.
    • cooking can be a great art
    • people are needed who have experience in cookery
    • he left the preparation of meals to his wife
  • verb prepare a hot meal
    cook.
    • My husband doesn't cook

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encrusted

  • adjective satellite having a hardened crust as a covering
    crusty; crusted; crustlike.
  • verb cover or coat with a crust
    incrust; encrust.

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melt

  • noun the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
    melting; thaw; thawing.
    • the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster
    • the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours
  • verb reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
    melt down; run.
    • melt butter
    • melt down gold
    • The wax melted in the sun

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freeze_down

  • verb change from a liquid to a solid when cold
    freeze out; freeze.
    • Water freezes at 32 degrees Fahrenheit

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twins

  • noun (mineralogy) two interwoven crystals that are mirror images on each other
  • noun the third sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about May 21 to June 20
    Gemini; Gemini the Twins.

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induration_of_the_arteries

  • noun sclerosis of the arterial walls
    arterial sclerosis; arteriosclerosis; coronary-artery disease; hardening of the arteries.

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scoop_up

  • verb take out or up with or as if with a scoop
    scoop out; scoop; lift out; take up.
    • scoop the sugar out of the container

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bird

  • noun warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
  • noun the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
    fowl.

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meld

  • noun a form of rummy using two decks of cards and four jokers; jokers and deuces are wild; the object is to form groups of the same rank
    canasta; basket rummy.
  • verb announce for a score; of cards in a card game

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solidness

  • noun the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape
    solid; solid state.
  • noun the consistency of a solid
    solidity.

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double-glaze

  • verb provide with two sheets of glass

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sink

  • noun plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe
  • noun (technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system
    • the ocean is a sink for carbon dioxide

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magnetise

  • verb attract strongly, as if with a magnet
    bewitch; mesmerize; mesmerise; magnetize; spellbind.
    • She magnetized the audience with her tricks
  • verb make magnetic
    magnetize.
    • The strong magnet magnetized the iron shavings

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change

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

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dry

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

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taper

  • noun a convex shape that narrows toward a point
  • noun the property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone)

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lou_gehrig's_disease

  • noun thickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cord; results in progressive muscle atrophy that starts in the limbs
    ALS; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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solidification

  • noun the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
    solidifying; curing; hardening; set.
    • the hardening of concrete
    • he tested the set of the glue

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sauteing

  • noun cooking in fat or oil in a pan or griddle
    frying.
  • verb fry briefly over high heat
    saute.
    • saute the onions

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crystallize

  • verb cause to take on a definite and clear shape
    crystallise; crystalise; crystalize.
    • He tried to crystallize his thoughts
  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    crystallise; illuminate; straighten out; elucidate; clear; clear up; 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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action

  • noun something done (usually as opposed to something said)
    • there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions
  • noun the state of being active
    activeness; activity.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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head

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

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conglutinate

  • verb cause to adhere
    coapt.
    • The wounds were coapted
  • verb stick together
    • the edges of the wound conglutinated

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flash

  • noun a sudden intense burst of radiant energy
  • noun a momentary brightness

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cylinder

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

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immix

  • verb mix together different elements
    mix; conflate; coalesce; commingle; flux; fuse; combine; merge; blend; meld.
    • The colors blend well

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atomic_number_20

  • noun a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals
    calcium; Ca.

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remould

  • verb cast again
    recast; remold.
    • The bell cracked and had to be recast
  • verb give new treads to (a tire)
    remold; retread.

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pulverize

  • verb make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust
    powderize; powderise; pulverise; powder.
    • pulverize the grains
  • verb destroy completely
    demolish; pulverise.
    • the wrecking ball demolished the building
    • demolish your enemies
    • pulverize the rebellion before it gets out of hand

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tempering

  • noun hardening something by heat treatment
    annealing.
  • verb bring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of gradually heating and cooling
    normalize; anneal; temper.
    • temper glass

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change_surface

  • verb undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface

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coalesce

  • verb mix together different elements
    mix; conflate; immix; commingle; flux; fuse; combine; merge; blend; meld.
    • The colors blend well
  • verb fuse or cause to grow together

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take_up

  • verb pursue or resume
    • take up a matter for consideration
  • verb adopt
    fasten on; hook on; seize on; latch on.
    • take up new ideas

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sharpen

  • verb make sharp or sharper
    • sharpen the knives
  • verb make crisp or more crisp and precise
    • We had to sharpen our arguments

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chip

  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; fleck; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line

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concave_shape

  • noun a shape that curves or bends inward
    concavity; incurvature; incurvation.

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indenture

  • noun a concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline)
    indentation.
  • noun formal agreement between the issuer of bonds and the bondholders as to terms of the debt

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glass

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

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sclerotic

  • adjective relating to or having sclerosis; hardened
    sclerosed.
    • a sclerotic patient
  • adjective of or relating to the sclera of the eyeball
    • sclerotic tissue

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stick

  • noun an implement consisting of a length of wood
    • he collected dry sticks for a campfire
    • the kid had a candied apple on a stick
  • noun a small thin branch of a tree

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jag

  • noun a sharp projection on an edge or surface
    • he clutched a jag of the rock
  • noun a slit in a garment that exposes material of a different color underneath; used in Renaissance clothing

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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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coalition

  • noun an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
    alinement; alliance; alignment.
  • noun the state of being combined into one body
    fusion.

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als

  • noun thickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cord; results in progressive muscle atrophy that starts in the limbs
    Lou Gehrig's disease; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
  • noun a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite
    atomic number 13; aluminium; Al; aluminum.

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vitreous_silica

  • noun colorless glass made of almost pure silica
    quartz glass; crystal; lechatelierite; quartz.

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callosity

  • noun an area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)
    callus.
  • noun devoid of passion or feeling; hardheartedness
    callousness; insensibility; hardness; unfeelingness.

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coapt

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

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toroid

  • noun the doughnut-shaped object enclosed by a torus
  • noun a ring-shaped surface generated by rotating a circle around an axis that does not intersect the circle
    torus.

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slit

  • noun a long narrow opening
  • noun obscene terms for female genitals
    puss; pussy; snatch; twat; cunt.

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scar

  • noun a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
    cicatrix; cicatrice.
  • noun an indication of damage
    scratch; scrape; mark.

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normalize

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

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dimple

  • noun a chad that has been punched or dimpled but all four corners are still attached
    dimpled chad; pregnant chad.
  • noun any slight depression in a surface
    • there are approximately 336 dimples on a golf ball

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dry

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

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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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mould

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

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lamb

  • noun young sheep
  • noun English essayist (1775-1834)
    Charles Lamb; Elia.

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frustum

  • noun a truncated cone or pyramid; the part that is left when a cone or pyramid is cut by a plane parallel to the base and the apical part is removed

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farm

  • noun workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit
    • it takes several people to work the farm
  • verb be a farmer; work as a farmer
    • My son is farming in California

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philosophy

  • noun a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
    philosophical system; school of thought; ism; doctrine.
  • noun the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

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gelatin

  • noun a colorless water-soluble glutinous protein obtained from animal tissues such as bone and skin
    gelatine.
  • noun an edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating for foods
    jelly.

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produce

  • noun fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market
    green goods; garden truck; green groceries.
  • verb bring forth or yield
    bring forth.
    • The tree would not produce fruit

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incurvate

  • verb bend inwards
    • The body incurvates a little at the back
  • verb cause to curve inward
    • gravity incurvates the rays

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curing

  • noun the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
    solidifying; hardening; set; solidification.
    • the hardening of concrete
    • he tested the set of the glue
  • verb provide a cure for, make healthy again
    heal; cure; bring around.
    • The treatment cured the boy's acne
    • The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to

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grow

  • verb pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become
    turn.
    • The weather turned nasty
    • She grew angry
  • verb become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain
    • The problem grew too large for me
    • Her business grew fast

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natural

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

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redact

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

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pulverised

  • adjective satellite consisting of fine particles
    powdery; fine-grained; small-grained; pulverized; powdered.
    • powdered cellulose
    • powdery snow
    • pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding
  • verb destroy completely
    demolish; pulverise; pulverize.
    • the wrecking ball demolished the building
    • demolish your enemies
    • pulverize the rebellion before it gets out of hand

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sclerosis

  • noun any pathological hardening or thickening of tissue
    induration.

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scoop

  • noun the quantity a scoop will hold
    scoopful.
  • noun a hollow concave shape made by removing something
    pocket.

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annealing

  • noun hardening something by heat treatment
    tempering.
  • verb bring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of gradually heating and cooling
    normalize; anneal; temper.
    • temper glass

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disseminated_sclerosis

  • noun a chronic progressive nervous disorder involving loss of myelin sheath around certain nerve fibers
    disseminated multiple sclerosis; MS; multiple sclerosis.

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sand_cast

  • verb pour molten metal into a mold of sand

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reshape

  • verb shape anew or differently
    • The new foreign minister reshaped the foreign policy of his country
  • verb shape again or shape differently
    remold.

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alloy

  • noun a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
    metal.
    • brass is an alloy of zinc and copper
  • noun the state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something
    admixture.

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remold

  • verb cast again
    recast; remould.
    • The bell cracked and had to be recast
  • verb shape again or shape differently
    reshape.

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incrust

  • verb decorate or cover lavishly (as with gems)
    beset; encrust.
  • verb cover or coat with a crust
    encrust.

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rounded

  • adjective curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged
    • low rounded hills
    • rounded shoulders
  • verb wind around; move along a circular course
    round.
    • round the bend

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hand-build

  • verb make without a potter's wheel
    coil; handbuild.
    • This famous potter hand-builds all of her vessels

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over

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

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mixing

  • noun the act of mixing together
    mixture; intermixture; mix; commixture; admixture.
    • paste made by a mix of flour and water
    • the mixing of sound channels in the recording studio
  • verb mix together different elements
    mix; conflate; immix; coalesce; commingle; flux; fuse; combine; merge; blend; meld.
    • The colors blend well

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lechatelierite

  • noun colorless glass made of almost pure silica
    quartz glass; crystal; quartz; vitreous silica.

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frying

  • noun cooking in fat or oil in a pan or griddle
    sauteing.
  • verb be excessively hot
    fry.
    • If the children stay out on the beach for another hour, they'll be fried

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accrete

  • verb grow together (of plants and organs)
    • After many years the rose bushes grew together
  • verb grow or become attached by accretion
    • The story accreted emotion

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change_integrity

  • verb change in physical make-up

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solidifying

  • noun the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
    curing; hardening; set; solidification.
    • the hardening of concrete
    • he tested the set of the glue
  • verb make solid or more solid; cause to solidify
    solidify.

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artery

  • noun a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
    arteria; arterial blood vessel.
  • noun a major thoroughfare that bears important traffic

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broiling

  • noun cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill)
    broil; grilling.
  • verb cook under a broiler
    broil; oven broil.
    • broil fish

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fissure

  • noun a long narrow depression in a surface
    crevice; chap; cranny; crack.
  • noun a long narrow opening
    crevice; cleft; scissure; crack.

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decay

  • noun the process of gradually becoming inferior
  • noun a gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current
    decline.

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soaking

  • noun the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid)
    soakage; soak.
    • a good soak put life back in the wagon
  • noun the act of making something completely wet
    souse; drenching; sousing.
    • he gave it a good drenching

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fix

  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage
  • noun something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug
    • she needed a fix of chocolate

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concavity

  • noun a shape that curves or bends inward
    concave shape; incurvature; incurvation.
  • noun the property possessed by a concave shape
    concaveness.

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carve

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

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precipitate

  • noun a precipitated solid substance in suspension or after settling or filtering
  • verb bring about abruptly
    • The crisis precipitated by Russia's revolution

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shear

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

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stewing

  • noun an extreme state of worry and agitation
    • his stewing over the fight kept him awake most of the night
  • noun cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil
    boiling; simmering.

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blueing

  • noun used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge
    blue; bluing.
  • noun a process that makes something blue (or bluish)
    bluing.

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gassing

  • noun the process of interacting with gas
  • noun the deliberate act of poisoning some person or animal with gas

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food

  • noun any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
    nutrient.
  • noun any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
    solid food.
    • food and drink

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material

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    stuff.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
    • the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography

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liquify

  • verb make (a solid substance) liquid, as by heating
    liquidise; liquefy; liquidize.
    • liquefy the silver
  • verb become liquid or fluid when heated
    flux; liquefy.
    • the frozen fat liquefied

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bread

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

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flash-freeze

  • verb freeze rapidly so as to preserve the natural juices and flavors
    quick-freeze.
    • quick-freeze the shrimp

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merge

  • verb become one
    unify; unite.
    • Germany unified officially in 1990
    • the cells merge
  • verb mix together different elements
    mix; conflate; immix; coalesce; commingle; flux; fuse; combine; blend; meld.
    • The colors blend well

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degauss

  • verb make nonmagnetic; take away the magnetic properties (of)
    demagnetise; demagnetize.
    • demagnetize the iron shavings
    • they degaussed the ship

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crystalize

  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    crystallise; illuminate; straighten out; elucidate; clear; clear up; crystallize; sort out; crystalise; shed light on; enlighten.
    • Could you clarify these remarks?
    • Clear up the question of who is at fault
  • verb cause to form crystals or assume crystalline form
    crystallise; crystalise; crystallize.
    • crystallize minerals

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consolidate

  • verb unite into one
    • The companies consolidated
  • verb make firm or secure; strengthen
    • consolidate one's gains
    • consolidate one's hold on first place

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jellied

  • adjective satellite congealed into jelly; solidified by cooling
    congealed; jelled.
    • in Georgia they serve congealed salads
  • verb make into jelly
    jellify; jelly.
    • jellify a liquid

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bump

  • noun a lump on the body caused by a blow
  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; hump; prominence; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns

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amyotrophic_lateral_sclerosis

  • noun thickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cord; results in progressive muscle atrophy that starts in the limbs
    Lou Gehrig's disease; ALS.

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prawn

  • noun any of various edible decapod crustaceans
    shrimp.
  • noun shrimp-like decapod crustacean having two pairs of pincers; most are edible

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combining

  • noun an occurrence that results in things being united
    combine.
  • noun the act of combining things to form a new whole
    compounding; combination.

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callus

  • noun an area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)
    callosity.
  • noun bony tissue formed during the healing of a fractured bone

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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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effloresce

  • verb come into or as if into flower
    burst forth.
    • These manifestations effloresced in the past
  • verb assume crystalline form; become crystallized
    crystalise; crystalize; crystallize.

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devitrify

  • verb become crystalline
  • verb make (glassy materials) brittle or opaque

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upset

  • noun an unhappy and worried mental state
    perturbation; disturbance.
    • there was too much anger and disturbance
    • she didn't realize the upset she caused me
  • noun the act of disturbing the mind or body
    overthrow; derangement.
    • his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset
    • she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living

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thickened

  • adjective satellite made or having become thick
    • thickened bronchial arteries
  • verb make thick or thicker
    thicken; inspissate.
    • Thicken the sauce
    • inspissate the tar so that it becomes pitch

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pock

  • noun a pustule in an eruptive disease
  • verb mark with a scar
    scar; pit; mark.
    • The skin disease scarred his face permanently

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disseminated_multiple_sclerosis

  • noun a chronic progressive nervous disorder involving loss of myelin sheath around certain nerve fibers
    disseminated sclerosis; MS; multiple sclerosis.

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compounding

  • noun the act of combining things to form a new whole
    combination; combining.
  • verb make more intense, stronger, or more marked
    heighten; intensify; deepen; compound.
    • The efforts were intensified", "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her
    • Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness
    • This event only deepened my convictions

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demagnetize

  • verb erase (a magnetic storage device)
    demagnetise.
  • verb make nonmagnetic; take away the magnetic properties (of)
    degauss; demagnetise.
    • demagnetize the iron shavings
    • they degaussed the ship

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curable

  • adjective curing or healing is possible
    • curable diseases
  • adjective satellite capable of being hardened by some additive or other agent

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put

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

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change_state

  • verb undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
    turn.
    • We turned from Socialism to Capitalism
    • The people turned against the President when he stole the election

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prepare

  • verb make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
    set; fix; set up; gear up; ready.
    • Get the children ready for school!
    • prepare for war
    • I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill
  • verb prepare for eating by applying heat
    cook; ready; fix; make.
    • Cook me dinner, please
    • can you make me an omelette?
    • fix breakfast for the guests, please

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incurvation

  • noun a shape that curves or bends inward
    concave shape; concavity; incurvature.
  • noun the action of creating a curved shape

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recast

  • verb cast again, in a different role
    • He was recast as Iago
  • verb cast again
    remould; remold.
    • The bell cracked and had to be recast

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keep

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

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congealment

  • noun the process of congealing; solidification by (or as if by) freezing
    congelation.

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turn

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

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keel

  • noun a projection or ridge that suggests a keel
  • noun the median ridge on the breastbone of birds that fly

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cheese

  • noun a solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk
  • noun erect or decumbent Old World perennial with axillary clusters of rosy-purple flowers; introduced in United States
    tall mallow; high mallow; Malva sylvestris; cheeseflower.

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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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conglutination

  • noun healing process involving the growing together of the edges of a wound or the growing together of broken bones
    union.
  • noun the union of diverse things into one body or form or group; the growing together of parts
    coalescence; concretion; coalition; coalescency.

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ring

  • noun a characteristic sound
    • it has the ring of sincerity
  • noun a toroidal shape
    annulus; anchor ring; doughnut; halo.
    • a ring of ships in the harbor
    • a halo of smoke

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droop

  • noun a shape that sags
    sag.
    • there was a sag in the chair seat
  • verb droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
    flag; swag; sag.

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bloom

  • noun the organic process of bearing flowers
    blooming.
    • you will stop all bloom if you let the flowers go to seed
  • noun reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
    blossom; flower.

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callous

  • verb make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals
    cauterise; cauterize.
  • adjective satellite emotionally hardened
    pachydermatous; indurate.
    • a callous indifference to suffering
    • cold-blooded and indurate to public opinion

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plastic

  • noun generic name for certain synthetic or semisynthetic materials that can be molded or extruded into objects or films or filaments or used for making e.g. coatings and adhesives
  • noun a card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered
    charge plate; charge card; credit card.
    • do you take plastic?

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powderize

  • verb become powder or dust
    pulverize; powderise; pulverise.
    • When it was blown up, the building powderized
  • verb make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust
    pulverize; powderise; pulverise; powder.
    • pulverize the grains

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glaciate

  • verb cover with ice or snow or a glacier
    • the entire area was glaciated
  • verb become frozen and covered with glaciers

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frame

  • noun the framework for a pair of eyeglasses
  • noun a single one of a series of still transparent pictures forming a cinema, television or video film

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thaw

  • noun the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
    melting; melt; thawing.
    • the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster
    • the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours
  • noun warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt
    warming; thawing.
    • they welcomed the spring thaw

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roughcast

  • noun a coarse plaster for the surface of external walls
  • noun a rough preliminary model

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thawing

  • noun the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
    melting; thaw; melt.
    • the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster
    • the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours
  • noun warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt
    thaw; warming.
    • they welcomed the spring thaw

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lift_out

  • verb take out or up with or as if with a scoop
    scoop out; scoop; scoop up; take up.
    • scoop the sugar out of the container

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double

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base
    two-base hit; two-baser; two-bagger.
    • he hit a double to deep centerfield
  • noun a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts
    stunt man; stunt woman.
    • his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable

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browning

  • noun cooking to a brown crispiness over a fire or on a grill
    toasting.
    • proper toasting should brown both sides of a piece of bread
  • noun United States inventor of firearms (especially automatic pistols and repeating rifles and a machine gun called the Peacemaker) (1855-1926)
    John M. Browning; John Moses Browning.

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jell

  • verb become gelatinous
    set; congeal.
    • the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme

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winkle

  • noun small edible marine snail; steamed in wine or baked
    periwinkle.
  • noun edible marine gastropod
    periwinkle.

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sculpture

  • noun a three-dimensional work of plastic art
  • noun creating figures or designs in three dimensions
    carving.

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decompose

  • verb separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts
    break down; break up.
  • verb lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current
    disintegrate; decay.
    • the particles disintegrated during the nuclear fission process

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fowl

  • noun a domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl
    poultry; domestic fowl.
  • noun the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
    bird.

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sag

  • noun a shape that sags
    droop.
    • there was a sag in the chair seat
  • verb droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
    flag; swag; droop.

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convex_shape

  • noun a shape that curves or bulges outward
    convexity.

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recessed

  • adjective satellite having a sunken area
    deep-set; sunken.
    • hunger gave their faces a sunken look
  • verb put into a recess
    recess.
    • recess lights

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conjugate

  • noun a mixture of two partially miscible liquids A and B produces two conjugate solutions: one of A in B and another of B in A
    conjugate solution.
  • verb unite chemically so that the product is easily broken down into the original compounds

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deep_freeze

  • noun temporary inactivity or suspension
    • the legislation has now been revived after ten years in the deep freeze
  • verb store in a deep-freeze, as for conservation
    • deep-freeze the food

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soak

  • noun the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid)
    soaking; soakage.
    • a good soak put life back in the wagon
  • noun washing something by allowing it to soak
    soaking.

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couch

  • noun an upholstered seat for more than one person
    lounge; sofa.
  • noun a flat coat of paint or varnish used by artists as a primer

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mix

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

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incurvature

  • noun a shape that curves or bends inward
    concave shape; concavity; incurvation.

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build

  • noun constitution of the human body
    body-build; physique; habitus.
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; 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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cleft

  • noun a split or indentation in something (as the palate or chin)
  • noun a long narrow opening
    crevice; scissure; fissure; crack.

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jelled

  • adjective satellite congealed into jelly; solidified by cooling
    congealed; jellied.
    • in Georgia they serve congealed salads
  • verb become gelatinous
    set; congeal; jell.
    • the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme

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prick

  • noun insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
    mother fucker; bastard; SOB; motherfucker; whoreson; dickhead; son of a bitch; asshole; cocksucker; shit.
  • noun a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    scratch; slit; incision; dent.

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solidified

  • adjective satellite changed into a solid mass
    coagulated.
  • verb make solid or more solid; cause to solidify
    solidify.

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boiling

  • noun the application of heat to change something from a liquid to a gas
  • noun cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil
    stewing; simmering.

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turn_over

  • verb place into the hands or custody of
    give; reach; hand; pass; pass on.
    • hand me the spoon, please
    • Turn the files over to me, please
    • He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers
  • verb cause to overturn from an upright or normal position
    tip over; tump over; upset; knock over; overturn; bowl over.
    • The cat knocked over the flower vase
    • the clumsy customer turned over the vase
    • he tumped over his beer

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cracking

  • noun a sudden sharp noise
    snap; crack.
    • the crack of a whip
    • he heard the cracking of the ice
    • he can hear the snap of a twig
  • noun the act of cracking something
    fracture; crack.

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coil

  • noun a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
    volute; spiral; helix; whorl.
    • a coil of rope
  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; ringlet; scroll; whorl; curl; curlicue; roll.

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syncretise

  • verb become fused
    syncretize.
  • verb unite (beliefs or conflicting principles)
    syncretize.

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powderise

  • verb become powder or dust
    pulverize; powderize; pulverise.
    • When it was blown up, the building powderized
  • verb make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust
    pulverize; powderize; pulverise; powder.
    • pulverize the grains

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flow

  • noun the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
    flowing.
  • noun the amount of fluid that flows in a given time
    flow rate; rate of flow.

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disease

  • noun an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning

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face

  • noun the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
    human face.
    • he washed his face
    • I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news
  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; look; aspect.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face

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calcify

  • verb become impregnated with calcium salts
  • verb become inflexible and unchanging
    • Old folks can calcify

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quick-freeze

  • verb freeze rapidly so as to preserve the natural juices and flavors
    flash-freeze.
    • quick-freeze the shrimp

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physics

  • noun the science of matter and energy and their interactions
    natural philosophy.
    • his favorite subject was physics
  • noun the physical properties, phenomena, and laws of something
    physical science.
    • he studied the physics of radiation

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recess

  • noun a state of abeyance or suspended business
    deferral.
  • noun a small concavity
    recession; corner; niche.

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braising

  • noun cooking slowly in fat in a closed pot with little moisture
  • verb cook in liquid
    braise.
    • braise beef

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crust

  • noun the outer layer of the Earth
    Earth's crust.
  • noun a hard outer layer that covers something
    encrustation; incrustation.

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grilling

  • noun cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill)
    broil; broiling.
  • verb cook over a grill
    grill.
    • grill the sausages

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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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corner

  • noun a place off to the side of an area
    • he tripled to the rightfield corner
    • the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean
  • noun the point where two lines meet or intersect
    • the corners of a rectangle

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fine

  • noun money extracted as a penalty
    amercement; mulct.
  • verb issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty
    ticket.
    • I was fined for parking on the wrong side of the street
    • Move your car or else you will be ticketed!

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leaching

  • noun the process of leaching
    leach.
  • verb cause (a liquid) to leach or percolate
    leach.

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bluing

  • noun used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge
    blue; blueing.
  • noun a process that makes something blue (or bluish)
    blueing.

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slop

  • noun wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk
    pigwash; swill; slops; pigswill.
  • noun deep soft mud in water or slush
    mire.
    • they waded through the slop

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dice

  • noun a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
    die.
  • verb cut into cubes
    cube.
    • cube the cheese

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hardened

  • adjective satellite used of persons; emotionally hardened
    case-hardened; hard-boiled.
    • faced a case-hardened judge
  • verb become hard or harder
    harden; indurate.
    • The wax hardened

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anneal

  • verb bring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of gradually heating and cooling
    normalize; temper.
    • temper glass

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dry_ice

  • noun solidified carbon dioxide; dry ice sublimates at -78.5 C and is used mainly as a refrigerant

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cube

  • noun a hexahedron with six equal squares as faces
    regular hexahedron.
  • noun a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides
    block.

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beat

  • noun a regular route for a sentry or policeman
    round.
    • in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name
  • noun the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
    heartbeat; pulsation; pulse.
    • he could feel the beat of her heart

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freezing

  • noun the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid
    freeze.
  • verb stop moving or become immobilized
    stop dead; freeze.
    • When he saw the police car he froze

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pocket

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

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congealed

  • adjective satellite congealed into jelly; solidified by cooling
    jellied; jelled.
    • in Georgia they serve congealed salads
  • verb become gelatinous
    set; congeal; jell.
    • the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme

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savoury

  • noun either of two aromatic herbs of the mint family
    savory.
  • noun an aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre
    savory.

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spur

  • noun a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
    goading; goad; spurring; prodding; prod; urging.
    • the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves
  • noun any sharply pointed projection
    spine; acantha.

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shaping

  • noun any process serving to define the shape of something
    defining.
  • noun the act of fabricating something in a particular shape
    formation.

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gel

  • noun a colloid in a more solid form than a sol
    colloidal gel.
  • noun a thin translucent membrane used over stage lights for color effects
    gelatin.

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coalescence

  • noun the union of diverse things into one body or form or group; the growing together of parts
    conglutination; concretion; coalition; coalescency.

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coalescency

  • noun the union of diverse things into one body or form or group; the growing together of parts
    conglutination; coalescence; concretion; coalition.

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solid_food

  • noun any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
    food.
    • food and drink

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release

  • noun merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)
    • a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra
  • noun the act of liberating someone or something
    liberation; freeing.

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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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vitreous

  • adjective of or relating to or constituting the vitreous humor of the eye
    • the vitreous chamber
  • adjective relating to or resembling or derived from or containing glass
    • vitreous rocks
    • vitreous silica

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tree

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

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puddle

  • noun a mixture of wet clay and sand that can be used to line a pond and that is impervious to water when dry
  • noun a small body of standing water (rainwater) or other liquid
    pool.
    • there were puddles of muddy water in the road after the rain
    • the body lay in a pool of blood

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freeze

  • noun the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid
    freezing.
  • noun weather cold enough to cause freezing
    frost.

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hogged

  • adjective satellite (of a ship) so weakened as to sag at each end
    broken-backed.
  • verb take greedily; take more than one's share
    hog.

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simmering

  • noun cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil
    stewing; boiling.
  • verb boil slowly at low temperature
    simmer.
    • simmer the sauce
    • simmering water

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powder

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

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seam

  • noun joint consisting of a line formed by joining two pieces
  • noun a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
    crease; crinkle; line; wrinkle; furrow.
    • his face has many lines
    • ironing gets rid of most wrinkles

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pulverise

  • verb destroy completely
    demolish; pulverize.
    • the wrecking ball demolished the building
    • demolish your enemies
    • pulverize the rebellion before it gets out of hand
  • verb become powder or dust
    pulverize; powderize; powderise.
    • When it was blown up, the building powderized

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glaze

  • noun any of various thin shiny (savory or sweet) coatings applied to foods
  • noun a glossy finish on a fabric

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state

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

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preserve

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

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stiffening

  • noun the act of becoming stiff
    • stiffening his shoulders, he prepared to advance
  • noun the process of becoming stiff or rigid
    rigidification; rigidifying.

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ovoid

  • noun an egg-shaped object
  • adjective satellite rounded like an egg
    oval-shaped; prolate; ovate; elliptic; elliptical; oval; egg-shaped; oviform.

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cut

  • noun a share of the profits
    • everyone got a cut of the earnings
  • noun (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next
    • the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt

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sclerosed

  • adjective relating to or having sclerosis; hardened
    sclerotic.
    • a sclerotic patient

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20

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of nineteen and one
    twenty; XX.
  • adjective satellite denoting a quantity consisting of 20 items or units
    twenty; xx.

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rime

  • noun ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
    hoarfrost; hoar; frost.
  • noun correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds)
    rhyme.

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treated

  • adjective subjected to a physical (or chemical) treatment or action or agent
    • the sludge of treated sewage can be used as fertilizer
    • treated timbers resist rot
    • treated fabrics resist wrinkling
  • verb interact in a certain way
    do by; handle; treat.
    • Do right by her
    • Treat him with caution, please
    • Handle the press reporters gently

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jelly

  • noun an edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating for foods
    gelatin.
  • noun a preserve made of the jelled juice of fruit

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lateral

  • noun a pass to a receiver upfield from the passer
    lateral pass.
  • adjective satellite situated at or extending to the side
    sidelong.
    • the lateral branches of a tree
    • shot out sidelong boughs"- Tennyson

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coronary-artery_disease

  • noun sclerosis of the arterial walls
    arterial sclerosis; arteriosclerosis; induration of the arteries; hardening of the arteries.

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loaf

  • noun a shaped mass of baked bread that is usually sliced before eating
    loaf of bread.
  • noun a quantity of food (other than bread) formed in a particular shape
    • meat loaf
    • sugar loaf
    • a loaf of cheese

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point

  • noun a geometric element that has position but no extension
    • a point is defined by its coordinates
  • noun the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
    • she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

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whelk

  • noun large marine snail much used as food in Europe
  • noun large carnivorous marine gastropods of coastal waters and intertidal regions having a strong snail-like shell

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hardening_of_the_arteries

  • noun sclerosis of the arterial walls
    arterial sclerosis; arteriosclerosis; induration of the arteries; coronary-artery disease.

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pulverized

  • adjective satellite consisting of fine particles
    powdery; pulverised; fine-grained; small-grained; powdered.
    • powdered cellulose
    • powdery snow
    • pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding
  • verb make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust
    pulverize; powderize; powderise; pulverise; powder.
    • pulverize the grains

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broil

  • noun cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill)
    broiling; grilling.
  • verb cook under a broiler
    oven broil.
    • broil fish

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vitrify

  • verb change into glass or a glass-like substance by applying heat
  • verb undergo vitrification; become glassy or glass-like

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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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dun

  • noun horse of a dull brownish grey color
  • noun a color or pigment varying around a light grey-brown color
    fawn; greyish brown; grayish brown.
    • she wore dun

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stamp

  • noun the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    mould; cast; mold.
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region
  • noun a type or class
    • more men of his stamp are needed

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disintegrate

  • verb break into parts or components or lose cohesion or unity
    • The material disintegrated
    • the group disintegrated after the leader died
  • verb cause to undergo fission or lose particles

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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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conflate

  • verb mix together different elements
    mix; immix; coalesce; commingle; flux; fuse; combine; merge; blend; meld.
    • The colors blend well

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modelling

  • noun a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied
    modeling; moulding; molding.
  • noun the act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale)
    modeling; model.

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lift

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

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roasting

  • noun cooking (meat) by dry heat in an oven (usually with fat added)
    • the slow roasting took several hours
  • verb cook with dry heat, usually in an oven
    roast.
    • roast the turkey

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toasting

  • noun cooking to a brown crispiness over a fire or on a grill
    browning.
    • proper toasting should brown both sides of a piece of bread
  • verb make brown and crisp by heating
    toast; crispen; crisp.
    • toast bread
    • crisp potatoes

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quartz_glass

  • noun colorless glass made of almost pure silica
    crystal; lechatelierite; quartz; vitreous silica.

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furrow

  • noun a long shallow trench in the ground (especially one made by a plow)
  • noun a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
    crease; seam; crinkle; line; wrinkle.
    • his face has many lines
    • ironing gets rid of most wrinkles

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sculpt

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

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solid

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

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ca

  • noun a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals
    calcium; atomic number 20.
  • noun a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
    Calif.; California; Golden State.

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harden

  • verb become hard or harder
    indurate.
    • The wax hardened
  • verb make hard or harder
    indurate.
    • The cold hardened the butter

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calcium

  • noun a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals
    Ca; atomic number 20.

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trundle

  • noun a low bed to be slid under a higher bed
    truckle; trundle bed; truckle bed.
  • noun small wheel or roller

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coalescing

  • adjective satellite growing together, fusing
    coalescent.
    • coalescent tradititions
    • coalescent bones
  • verb mix together different elements
    mix; conflate; immix; coalesce; commingle; flux; fuse; combine; merge; blend; meld.
    • The colors blend well

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mound

  • noun (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands
    pitcher's mound; hill.
  • noun a small natural hill
    hillock; hummock; hammock; knoll.

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magnetize

  • verb make magnetic
    magnetise.
    • The strong magnet magnetized the iron shavings
  • verb attract strongly, as if with a magnet
    bewitch; mesmerize; mesmerise; magnetise; spellbind.
    • She magnetized the audience with her tricks

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pack

  • noun a large indefinite number
    plurality; battalion; multitude; large number.
    • a battalion of ants
    • a multitude of TV antennas
    • a plurality of religions
  • noun a complete collection of similar things

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layer

  • noun single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
    bed.
    • slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach
  • noun a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another

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pyramid

  • noun a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex
  • noun (stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases

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surface

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

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swage

  • noun a tool used to thicken or spread metal (the end of a bar or a rivet etc.) by forging or hammering or swaging
    upset.
  • verb form metals with a swage
    upset.

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lyophilize

  • verb to dry (blood, serum, or tissue) by freezing in a high vacuum
    lyophilise.

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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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ready

  • noun poised for action
    • their guns were at the ready
  • verb prepare for eating by applying heat
    cook; fix; make; prepare.
    • Cook me dinner, please
    • can you make me an omelette?
    • fix breakfast for the guests, please

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vitrification

  • noun a vitrified substance; the glassy result of being vitrified
  • noun the process of becoming vitreous

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crookes

  • noun English chemist and physicist; discovered thallium; invented the radiometer and studied cathode rays (1832-1919)
    William Crookes; Sir William Crookes.
  • verb bend or cause to bend
    crook; curve.
    • He crooked his index finger
    • the road curved sharply

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capture

  • noun the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
    seizure; gaining control.
  • noun a process whereby a star or planet holds an object in its gravitational field

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mold

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

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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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bowl

  • noun a round vessel that is open at the top; used chiefly for holding food or liquids;
  • noun a concave shape with an open top
    trough.

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coronary

  • noun obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery by a blood clot (thrombus)
    coronary thrombosis.
  • adjective surrounding like a crown (especially of the blood vessels surrounding the heart)
    • coronary arteries

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motley

  • noun a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    mixture; smorgasbord; variety; miscellanea; mixed bag; salmagundi; miscellany; assortment; potpourri.
    • a great assortment of cars was on display
    • he had a variety of disorders
    • a veritable smorgasbord of religions
  • noun a garment made of motley (especially a court jester's costume)

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snail

  • noun freshwater or marine or terrestrial gastropod mollusk usually having an external enclosing spiral shell
  • noun edible terrestrial snail usually served in the shell with a sauce of melted butter and garlic
    escargot.

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absorb

  • verb become imbued
    • The liquids, light, and gases absorb
  • verb take up mentally
    assimilate; take in; ingest.
    • he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe

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hand

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

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fuse

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

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crystalise

  • verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    crystallise; illuminate; straighten out; elucidate; clear; clear up; crystallize; sort out; shed light on; crystalize; enlighten.
    • Could you clarify these remarks?
    • Clear up the question of who is at fault
  • verb cause to form crystals or assume crystalline form
    crystallise; crystalize; crystallize.
    • crystallize minerals

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calcification

  • noun a process that impregnates something with calcium (or calcium salts)
  • noun tissue hardened by deposition of lime salts

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rimed

  • adjective satellite covered with frost
    frosty; rimy.
    • a frosty glass
    • hedgerows were rimed and stiff with frost"-Wm.Faulkner
  • verb be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable
    rime; rhyme.
    • hat and cat rhyme

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butter

  • noun an edible emulsion of fat globules made by churning milk or cream; for cooking and table use
  • noun a fighter who strikes the opponent with his head

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disseminate

  • verb cause to become widely known
    circularise; distribute; broadcast; spread; circularize; disperse; pass around; propagate; diffuse; circulate.
    • spread information
    • circulate a rumor
    • broadcast the news

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grind

  • noun an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious
    wonk; dweeb; nerd; swot.
  • noun the grade of particle fineness to which a substance is ground
    • a coarse grind of coffee

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concrete

  • noun a strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water
  • verb cover with cement
    • concrete the walls

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admix

  • verb mix or blend
    • Hyaline casts were admixed with neutrophils

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model

  • noun a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
    framework; theoretical account.
    • the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems
  • noun a type of product
    • his car was an old model

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softening

  • noun the process of becoming softer
    • refrigeration delayed the softening of the fruit
    • he observed the softening of iron by heat
  • verb make (images or sounds) soft or softer
    soften.

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imprint

  • noun a distinctive influence
    • English stills bears the imprint of the Norman invasion
  • noun a concavity in a surface produced by pressing
    impression; depression.
    • he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud

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shape

  • noun any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
    configuration; contour; form; conformation.
    • he could barely make out their shapes
  • noun the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
    form.
    • geometry is the mathematical science of shape

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atomic

  • adjective of or relating to or comprising atoms
    • atomic structure
    • atomic hydrogen
  • adjective (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy
    nuclear.
    • nuclear war
    • nuclear weapons
    • atomic bombs

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sinter

  • verb cause (ores or powdery metals) to become a coherent mass by heating without melting

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scattering

  • noun a small number (of something) dispersed haphazardly
    sprinkling.
    • the first scatterings of green
    • a sprinkling of grey at his temples
  • noun the physical process in which particles are deflected haphazardly as a result of collisions

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arteriosclerosis

  • noun sclerosis of the arterial walls
    arterial sclerosis; induration of the arteries; coronary-artery disease; hardening of the arteries.

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cup

  • noun a small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle
    • he put the cup back in the saucer
    • the handle of the cup was missing
  • noun the quantity a cup will hold
    cupful.
    • he drank a cup of coffee
    • he borrowed a cup of sugar

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thickening

  • noun any material used to thicken
    thickener.
    • starch is used in cooking as a thickening
  • noun any thickened enlargement
    node; knob.

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source

  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    origin; root; beginning; rootage.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root
  • noun a document (or organization) from which information is obtained
    • the reporter had two sources for the story

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combine

  • noun harvester that heads and threshes and cleans grain while moving across the field
  • noun a consortium of independent organizations formed to limit competition by controlling the production and distribution of a product or service
    corporate trust; trust; cartel.
    • they set up the trust in the hope of gaining a monopoly

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crack

  • noun a long narrow opening
    crevice; cleft; scissure; fissure.
  • noun a narrow opening
    gap.
    • he opened the window a crack

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curdling

  • noun the process of forming semisolid lumps in a liquid
    clotting; coagulation.
  • verb turn into curds
    clot; curdle; clabber.
    • curdled milk

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backscatter

  • verb scatter (radiation) by the atoms of the medium through which it passes

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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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casting

  • noun object formed by a mold
    cast.
  • noun the act of creating something by casting it in a mold
    molding.

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molding

  • noun the act of creating something by casting it in a mold
    casting.
  • noun a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing
    moulding.

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lyophilise

  • verb to dry (blood, serum, or tissue) by freezing in a high vacuum
    lyophilize.

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ferment

  • noun a state of agitation or turbulent change or development
    unrest; tempestuousness; fermentation; agitation.
    • the political ferment produced new leadership
    • social unrest
  • noun a substance capable of bringing about fermentation

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game

  • noun a contest with rules to determine a winner
    • you need four people to play this game
  • noun a single play of a sport or other contest
    • the game lasted two hours

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compaction

  • noun an increase in the density of something
    densification; concretion; compression.
  • noun the act of crushing
    crush; crunch.

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press

  • noun the state of demanding notice or attention
    pressure; insistency; imperativeness; insistence.
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters
  • noun the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
    public press.

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melting

  • noun the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
    thaw; melt; thawing.
    • the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster
    • the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours
  • verb reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
    melt down; run; melt.
    • melt butter
    • melt down gold
    • The wax melted in the sun

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multiple_sclerosis

  • noun a chronic progressive nervous disorder involving loss of myelin sheath around certain nerve fibers
    disseminated multiple sclerosis; disseminated sclerosis; MS.

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bulge

  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; gibbousness; hump; prominence; bump; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns
  • verb swell or protrude outwards
    protrude; pouch.
    • His stomach bulged after the huge meal

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congelation

  • noun the process of congealing; solidification by (or as if by) freezing
    congealment.

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flux

  • noun the rate of flow of energy or particles across a given surface
  • noun a flow or discharge
    fluxion.

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freeze-drying

  • noun a method of drying food or blood plasma or pharmaceuticals or tissue without destroying their physical structure; material is frozen and then warmed in a vacuum so that the ice sublimes
    lyophilisation; lyophilization.
  • verb preserve by rapid freezing and subsequently drying in a vacuum
    freeze-dry.
    • freeze-dry the strawberries

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channel

  • noun a path over which electrical signals can pass
    transmission channel.
    • a channel is typically what you rent from a telephone company
  • noun a passage for water (or other fluids) to flow through
    • the fields were crossed with irrigation channels
    • gutters carried off the rainwater into a series of channels under the street

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amyotrophic

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blending

  • noun the act of blending components together thoroughly
    blend.
  • noun a gradation involving small or imperceptible differences between grades
    shading.

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goldbrick

  • noun a soldier who performs his duties without proper care or effort
  • noun an idle worthless person
    no-account; good-for-naught; good-for-nothing; goof-off; ne'er-do-well.

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arterial

  • adjective of or involving or contained in the arteries
    • arterial disease
    • the arterial system
    • arterial blood

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tempered

  • adjective made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment
    hardened; treated; toughened.
    • a sword of tempered steel
    • tempered glass
  • verb bring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of gradually heating and cooling
    normalize; anneal; temper.
    • temper glass

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multiple

  • noun the product of a quantity by an integer
    • 36 is a multiple of 9
  • adjective having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual
    • multiple birth
    • multiple ownership
    • made multiple copies of the speech
    • his multiple achievements in public life
    • her multiple personalities
    • a pineapple is a multiple fruit

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scoop_out

  • verb hollow out with a scoop
    • scoop out a melon
  • verb take out or up with or as if with a scoop
    scoop; scoop up; lift out; take up.
    • scoop the sugar out of the container

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ice

  • noun water frozen in the solid state
    water ice.
    • Americans like ice in their drinks
  • noun the frozen part of a body of water

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gelatin_dessert

  • noun jellied dessert made with gelatin and fruit juice or water

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knife

  • noun edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
  • noun a weapon with a handle and blade with a sharp point

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corn

  • noun tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times
    maize; Indian corn; Zea mays.
  • noun the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal

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bolt

  • noun a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder
    thunderbolt; bolt of lightning.
  • noun a sliding bar in a breech-loading firearm that ejects an empty cartridge and replaces it and closes the breech

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paste

  • noun any mixture of a soft and malleable consistency
  • noun a hard, brilliant lead glass that is used in making artificial jewelry

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throw

  • noun the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
    • the catcher made a good throw to second base
  • noun a single chance or instance
    • he couldn't afford $50 a throw

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stone

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    rock.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose
    • he wanted a special stone to mark the site

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beef

  • noun cattle that are reared for their meat
    beef cattle.
  • noun meat from an adult domestic bovine
    boeuf.

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have

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

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flake

  • noun a crystal of snow
    snowflake.
  • noun a person with an unusual or odd personality
    eccentric person; eccentric; geek; oddball.

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shrimp

  • noun disparaging terms for small people
    peewee; runt; half-pint.
  • noun any of various edible decapod crustaceans
    prawn.

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solidify

  • verb make solid or more solid; cause to solidify
  • verb become solid
    • The metal solidified when it cooled

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crusted

  • adjective satellite having a hardened crust as a covering
    crusty; encrusted; crustlike.
  • verb form a crust or form into a crust
    crust.
    • The bread crusted in the oven

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tongue

  • noun a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
    clapper; lingua; glossa.
  • noun a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
    natural language.

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block

  • noun a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides)
    • the pyramids were built with large stone blocks
  • noun a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings
    city block.
    • he lives in the next block

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calloused

  • adjective satellite having calluses; having skin made tough and thick through wear
    thickened; callous.
    • calloused skin
    • with a workman's callous hands
  • verb make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals
    cauterise; callous; cauterize.

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syncretize

  • verb become fused
    syncretise.
  • verb unite (beliefs or conflicting principles)
    syncretise.

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densification

  • noun an increase in the density of something
    concretion; compaction; compression.

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down

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

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hawking

  • noun English theoretical physicist (born in 1942)
    Stephen Hawking; Stephen William Hawking.
  • noun the act of selling goods for a living
    vending; peddling; vendition.

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poaching

  • noun cooking in simmering liquid
  • verb hunt illegally
    poach.
    • people are poaching elephants for their ivory

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ridge

  • noun a long narrow natural elevation or striation
  • noun any long raised strip

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compression

  • noun an increase in the density of something
    densification; concretion; compaction.
  • noun the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together
    condensation; contraction.
    • the contraction of a gas on cooling

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natural_philosophy

  • noun the science of matter and energy and their interactions
    physics.
    • his favorite subject was physics

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crystallization

  • noun the formation of crystals
    crystallizing; crystallisation.
  • noun a rock formed by the solidification of a substance; has regularly repeating internal structure; external plane faces
    crystal.

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powdered

  • adjective satellite consisting of fine particles
    powdery; pulverised; fine-grained; small-grained; pulverized.
    • powdered cellulose
    • powdery snow
    • pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding
  • verb make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust
    pulverize; powderize; powderise; pulverise; powder.
    • pulverize the grains

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press_out

  • verb extinguish by crushing
    stub out; extinguish; crush out.
    • stub out your cigar
  • verb press from a plastic
    press.
    • press a record

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fish

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

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leach

  • noun the process of leaching
    leaching.
  • verb cause (a liquid) to leach or percolate

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form

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

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mix_in

  • verb cause (something) to be mixed with (something else)
    blend in.
    • At this stage of making the cake, blend in the nuts
  • verb add as an additional element or part
    mix.
    • mix water into the drink

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frost

  • noun ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
    hoarfrost; hoar; rime.
  • noun weather cold enough to cause freezing
    freeze.

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incrustation

  • noun the formation of a crust
    encrustation.
  • noun a hard outer layer that covers something
    encrustation; crust.

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glass_in

  • verb enclose with glass
    glass.
    • glass in a porch

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jut

  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; hump; prominence; bump; swelling; excrescence; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns
  • noun the act of projecting out from something
    protrusion; jutting; projection.

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line

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

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cut_out

  • verb delete or remove
    • Cut out the extra text
    • cut out the newspaper article
  • verb form and create by cutting out
    • Picasso cut out a guitar from a piece of paper

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handbuild

  • verb make without a potter's wheel
    coil; hand-build.
    • This famous potter hand-builds all of her vessels

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smooth

  • noun the act of smoothing
    • he gave his hair a quick smooth
  • verb make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing
    smoothen.
    • smooth the surface of the wood

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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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pulverization

  • noun a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized
    pulverisation; powder.
  • noun the act of grinding to a powder or dust
    mill; pulverisation; grind.

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crystal

  • noun a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure
  • noun a crystalline element used as a component in various electronic devices

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freeze_out

  • verb change from a liquid to a solid when cold
    freeze down; freeze.
    • Water freezes at 32 degrees Fahrenheit

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cake

  • noun a block of solid substance (such as soap or wax)
    bar.
    • a bar of chocolate
  • noun small flat mass of chopped food
    patty.

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groove

  • noun a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record)
    channel.
  • noun a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape
    rut.
    • they fell into a conversational rut

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temper

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

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liquefy

  • verb become liquid
    • The garden air overnight liquefied into a morning dew
  • verb make (a solid substance) liquid, as by heating
    liquify; liquidise; liquidize.
    • liquefy the silver

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deep

  • noun the central and most intense or profound part
    • in the deep of night
    • in the deep of winter
  • noun a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
    trench; oceanic abyss.

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chap

  • noun a boy or man
    fella; cuss; blighter; lad; gent; fellow; bloke; feller.
    • that chap is your host
    • there's a fellow at the door
    • he's a likable cuss
    • he's a good bloke
  • noun a long narrow depression in a surface
    crevice; cranny; fissure; crack.

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cure

  • noun a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
    curative; remedy; therapeutic.
  • verb provide a cure for, make healthy again
    heal; bring around.
    • The treatment cured the boy's acne
    • The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to

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encrustation

  • noun the formation of a crust
    incrustation.
  • noun a hard outer layer that covers something
    crust; incrustation.

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modeling

  • noun sculpture produced by molding
    mould; clay sculpture; molding; moulding; mold.
  • noun a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied
    moulding; modelling; molding.

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dent

  • noun an appreciable consequence (especially a lessening)
    • it made a dent in my bank account
  • noun a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    scratch; slit; prick; incision.

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pit

  • noun a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)
    cavity.
    • they dug a pit to bury the body
  • noun a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression)
    fossa.

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dished

  • adjective satellite shaped like a dish or pan
    patelliform; dish-shaped.
  • verb provide (usually but not necessarily food)
    dish; dish out; serve up; serve; dish up.
    • We serve meals for the homeless
    • She dished out the soup at 8 P.M.
    • The entertainers served up a lively show

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smelt

  • noun small cold-water silvery fish; migrate between salt and fresh water
  • noun small trout-like silvery marine or freshwater food fishes of cold northern waters

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tip

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

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commingle

  • verb mix or blend
    • His book commingles sarcasm and sadness
  • verb mix together different elements
    mix; conflate; immix; coalesce; flux; fuse; combine; merge; blend; meld.
    • The colors blend well

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demagnetise

  • verb erase (a magnetic storage device)
    demagnetize.
  • verb make nonmagnetic; take away the magnetic properties (of)
    degauss; demagnetize.
    • demagnetize the iron shavings
    • they degaussed the ship

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congeal

  • verb become gelatinous
    set; jell.
    • the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme

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forge

  • noun furnace consisting of a special hearth where metal is heated before shaping
  • noun a workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering
    smithy.

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jell

  • verb become gelatinous
    set; congeal.
    • the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme

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roll

  • noun rotary motion of an object around its own axis
    axial motion; axial rotation.
    • wheels in axial rotation
  • noun a list of names
    roster.
    • his name was struck off the rolls

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quartz

  • noun colorless glass made of almost pure silica
    quartz glass; crystal; lechatelierite; vitreous silica.
  • noun a hard glossy mineral consisting of silicon dioxide in crystal form; present in most rocks (especially sandstone and granite); yellow sand is quartz with iron oxide impurities

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drift

  • noun a force that moves something along
    impetus; impulsion.
  • noun the gradual departure from an intended course due to external influences (as a ship or plane)

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arterial_sclerosis

  • noun sclerosis of the arterial walls
    arteriosclerosis; induration of the arteries; coronary-artery disease; hardening of the arteries.

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crystallizing

  • noun the formation of crystals
    crystallization; crystallisation.
  • verb cause to take on a definite and clear shape
    crystallise; crystalise; crystalize; crystallize.
    • He tried to crystallize his thoughts

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peak

  • noun the most extreme possible amount or value
    extremum.
    • voltage peak
  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    prime; flower; blossom; efflorescence; flush; bloom; heyday.

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preform

  • verb form into a shape resembling the final, desired one
  • verb form or shape beforehand or determine the shape of beforehand

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wrinkle

  • noun a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
    crease; seam; crinkle; line; furrow.
    • his face has many lines
    • ironing gets rid of most wrinkles
  • noun a minor difficulty
    • they finally have the wrinkles pretty well ironed out

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notch

  • noun a V-shaped indentation
    • mandibular notch
  • noun the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks
    mountain pass; pass.
    • we got through the pass before it started to snow

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blend

  • noun an occurrence of thorough mixing
  • noun a new word formed by joining two others and combining their meanings
    portmanteau word; portmanteau.
    • `smog' is a blend of `smoke' and `fog'
    • `motel' is a portmanteau word made by combining `motor' and `hotel'
    • `brunch' is a well-known portmanteau

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pulverisation

  • noun a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized
    powder; pulverization.
  • noun the act of grinding to a powder or dust
    mill; pulverization; grind.

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crease

  • noun an angular or rounded shape made by folding
    plication; fold; bend; flexure; crimp.
    • a fold in the napkin
    • a crease in his trousers
    • a plication on her blouse
    • a flexure of the colon
    • a bend of his elbow
  • noun a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
    seam; crinkle; line; wrinkle; furrow.
    • his face has many lines
    • ironing gets rid of most wrinkles

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crinkle

  • noun a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
    crease; seam; line; wrinkle; furrow.
    • his face has many lines
    • ironing gets rid of most wrinkles
  • verb make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in
    scrunch; crisp; crease; ruckle; wrinkle; scrunch up.
    • The dress got wrinkled
    • crease the paper like this to make a crane

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silica

  • noun a white or colorless vitreous insoluble solid (SiO2); various forms occur widely in the earth's crust as quartz or cristobalite or tridymite or lechatelierite
    silicon oxide; silicon dioxide.

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blend_in

  • verb blend or harmonize
    go; blend.
    • This flavor will blend with those in your dish
    • This sofa won't go with the chairs
  • verb cause (something) to be mixed with (something else)
    mix in.
    • At this stage of making the cake, blend in the nuts

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