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ruination

  • noun an irrecoverable state of devastation and destruction
    ruin.
    • you have brought ruin on this entire family
  • noun an event that results in destruction
    ruin.

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partial

  • noun the derivative of a function of two or more variables with respect to a single variable while the other variables are considered to be constant
    partial derivative.
  • noun a harmonic with a frequency that is a multiple of the fundamental frequency
    partial tone; overtone.

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spark_gap

  • noun a component of an ignition system; consists of two shaped electrodes and the space between them
  • noun the gap between two high-potential terminals

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affix

  • noun a linguistic element added to a word to produce an inflected or derived form
  • verb attach to
    stick on.
    • affix the seal here

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laying_waste

  • noun destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined
    ruination; ruin; ruining; wrecking.

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piece_of_cloth

  • noun a separate part consisting of fabric
    piece of material.

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snip

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

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supplement

  • noun textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end
    postscript; addendum.
  • noun a quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency)
    supplementation.

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bulb

  • noun a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure
  • noun electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity
    lightbulb; electric light; light bulb; electric-light bulb; incandescent lamp.

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spindle

  • noun (biology) tiny fibers that are seen in cell division; the fibers radiate from two poles and meet at the equator in the middle
    • chromosomes are distributed by spindles in mitosis and meiosis
  • noun a piece of wood that has been turned on a lathe; used as a baluster, chair leg, etc.

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piece_of_leather

  • noun a separate part consisting of leather

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stub

  • noun a short piece remaining on a trunk or stem where a branch is lost
  • noun a small piece
    nub.
    • a nub of coal
    • a stub of a pencil

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cigar_butt

  • noun small part of a cigar that is left after smoking

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ruin

  • noun an irrecoverable state of devastation and destruction
    ruination.
    • you have brought ruin on this entire family
  • noun a ruined building
    • they explored several Roman ruins

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add

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

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shank

  • noun a cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb) from the upper part of the leg
  • noun the part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle

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auto_part

  • noun a component of an automobile
    car part.
    • his business is auto parts

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input

  • noun signal going into an electronic system
    input signal.
  • noun a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information
    comment; remark.
    • from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account

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derelict

  • noun a person without a home, job, or property
  • noun a ship abandoned on the high seas
    abandoned ship.

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pixel

  • noun (computer science) the smallest discrete component of an image or picture on a CRT screen (usually a colored dot)
    pel; picture element.
    • the greater the number of pixels per inch the greater the resolution

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ingredient

  • noun a component of a mixture or compound
  • noun an abstract part of something
    constituent; factor; component; element.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech

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grip

  • noun the act of grasping
    clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; hold; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
    hold; handgrip; handle.
    • he grabbed the hammer by the handle
    • it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip

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handle

  • noun the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
    grip; hold; handgrip.
    • he grabbed the hammer by the handle
    • it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip
  • verb be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
    manage; deal; care.
    • I can deal with this crew of workers
    • This blender can't handle nuts
    • She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

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fragment

  • noun a piece broken off or cut off of something else
    • a fragment of rock
  • noun a broken piece of a brittle artifact
    sherd; shard.

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auto

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; car; motorcar; automobile.
    • he needs a car to get to work

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lighten

  • verb make more cheerful
    lighten up; buoy up.
    • the conversation lightened me up a bit
  • verb reduce the weight on; make lighter
    • she lightened the load on the tired donkey

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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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beam

  • noun a signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides airplane pilots in darkness or bad weather
    radio beam.
  • noun long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction

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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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bit

  • noun a small piece or quantity of something
    spot.
    • a spot of tea
    • a bit of paper
    • a bit of lint
    • I gave him a bit of my mind
  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    fleck; chip; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye

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bottleneck

  • noun a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel
    chokepoint; constriction.
  • noun the narrow part of a bottle near the top

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jettison

  • verb throw away, of something encumbering
  • verb throw as from an airplane

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upstage

  • noun the rear part of the stage
  • verb treat snobbishly, put in one's place

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leather

  • noun an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
  • verb whip with a leather strap

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lagend

  • noun goods (or wreckage) on the sea bed that is attached to a buoy so that it can be recovered
    lagan; ligan.

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component_part

  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    portion; part; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton

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laying

  • noun the production of eggs (especially in birds)
    egg laying.
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; put; 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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patch

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

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discarded

  • adjective satellite thrown away
    cast-off; thrown-away; throwaway.
    • wearing someone's cast-off clothes
    • throwaway children living on the streets
    • salvaged some thrown-away furniture
  • verb throw or cast away
    dispose; cast aside; throw away; fling; toss; cast away; chuck out; throw out; cast out; put away; discard; toss out; toss away.
    • Put away your worries

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spine

  • noun the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord
    rachis; spinal column; vertebral column; backbone; back.
    • the fall broke his back
  • noun any sharply pointed projection
    spur; acantha.

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straight

  • noun a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
    straight person; heterosexual person; heterosexual.
  • noun a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)

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saboteur

  • noun someone who commits sabotage or deliberately causes wrecks
    diversionist; wrecker.
  • noun a member of a clandestine subversive organization who tries to help a potential invader
    fifth columnist.

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foredge

  • noun the part of a book that faces inward when the book is shelved; the part opposite the spine
    fore edge.

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rack

  • noun framework for holding objects
  • noun rib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton

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heel

  • noun the bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground and provides elevation
  • noun the back part of the human foot

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toe

  • noun one of the digits of the foot
  • noun the part of footwear that provides a covering for the toes

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wrack

  • noun dried seaweed especially that cast ashore
  • noun the destruction or collapse of something
    rack.
    • wrack and ruin

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picture_element

  • noun (computer science) the smallest discrete component of an image or picture on a CRT screen (usually a colored dot)
    pel; pixel.
    • the greater the number of pixels per inch the greater the resolution

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tailpiece

  • noun appendage added to extend the length of something

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module

  • noun one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
    mental faculty; faculty.
  • noun detachable compartment of a spacecraft

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seat

  • noun a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
    place.
    • he booked their seats in advance
    • he sat in someone else's place
  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; behind; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

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computer

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

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odds_and_ends

  • noun a motley assortment of things
    hotchpotch; farrago; ragbag; mingle-mangle; oddments; hodgepodge; omnium-gatherum; melange; gallimaufry; mishmash.

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overboard

  • adverb to extremes
    • he went overboard to please his in-laws
  • adverb from on board a vessel into the water
    • they dropped their garbage overboard

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appurtenance

  • noun equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.
    gear; paraphernalia.
  • noun a supplementary component that improves capability
    add-on; supplement; accessory.

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leaf

  • noun the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
    foliage; leafage.
  • noun a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book)
    folio.

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wreck

  • noun something or someone that has suffered ruin or dilapidation
    • the house was a wreck when they bought it
    • thanks to that quack I am a human wreck
  • noun an accident that destroys a ship at sea
    shipwreck.

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scrap

  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; fleck; chip; flake.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun worthless material that is to be disposed of
    trash; rubbish.

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retrofit

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

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pel

  • noun (computer science) the smallest discrete component of an image or picture on a CRT screen (usually a colored dot)
    picture element; pixel.
    • the greater the number of pixels per inch the greater the resolution

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forte

  • noun an asset of special worth or utility
    strong suit; strength; speciality; strong point; specialty; long suit; metier.
    • cooking is his forte
  • noun (music) loud
    fortissimo.

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computer_hardware

  • noun (computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system
    hardware.

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heating_element

  • noun the component of a heater or range that transforms fuel or electricity into heat

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cutout

  • noun a switch that interrupts an electric circuit in the event of an overload
  • noun a photograph from which the background has been cut away

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wrecker

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

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end

  • noun either extremity of something that has length
    terminal.
    • the end of the pier
    • she knotted the end of the thread
    • they rode to the end of the line
    • the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
  • noun the point in time at which something ends
    ending.
    • the end of the year
    • the ending of warranty period

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backbone

  • noun a central cohesive source of support and stability
    mainstay; linchpin; lynchpin; keystone; anchor.
    • faith is his anchor
    • the keystone of campaign reform was the ban on soft money
    • he is the linchpin of this firm
  • noun fortitude and determination
    grit; gumption; guts; sand; moxie.
    • he didn't have the guts to try it

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peen

  • noun the part of a hammerhead opposite the flat striking surface (may have various shapes)

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component

  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; factor; element.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech
  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; portion; part; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton

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ruining

  • noun destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined
    ruination; laying waste; ruin; wrecking.
  • verb destroy completely; damage irreparably
    destroy; ruin.
    • You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!
    • The tears ruined her make-up

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foible

  • noun a behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an individual
    idiosyncrasy; mannerism.
  • noun the weaker part of a sword's blade from the forte to the tip

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landside

  • noun component consisting of a side piece opposite the moldboard

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handgrip

  • noun the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
    grip; hold; handle.
    • he grabbed the hammer by the handle
    • it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip

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spare

  • noun an extra component of a machine or other apparatus
    spare part.
  • noun an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle
    fifth wheel.

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jetson

(Mar. Law) Goods which sink when cast into the sea, and remain under water; -- distinguished from flotsam, goods which float, and ligan, goods which are sunk attached to a buoy.

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article

  • noun nonfictional prose forming an independent part of a publication
  • noun one of a class of artifacts
    • an article of clothing

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turnout

  • noun the group that gathers together for a particular occasion
    • a large turnout for the meeting
  • noun a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park
    widening.

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widening

  • noun an increase in width
    broadening.
  • noun a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park
    turnout.

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on

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

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wrecking

  • noun the event of a structure being completely demolished and leveled
    razing.
  • noun destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined
    ruination; laying waste; ruin; ruining.

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sherd

  • noun a broken piece of a brittle artifact
    fragment; shard.

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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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heating

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

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car_part

  • noun a component of an automobile
    auto part.
    • his business is auto parts

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length

  • noun the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place
    • the length of the table was 5 feet
  • noun continuance in time
    duration.
    • the ceremony was of short duration
    • he complained about the length of time required

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load

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

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lagan

  • noun goods (or wreckage) on the sea bed that is attached to a buoy so that it can be recovered
    lagend; ligan.

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distress

  • noun psychological suffering
    suffering; hurt.
    • the death of his wife caused him great distress
  • noun a state of adversity (danger or affliction or need)
    • a ship in distress
    • she was the classic maiden in distress

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primary

  • noun a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen
    primary election.
  • noun one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing
    primary feather; primary quill.

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flotsam

  • noun the floating wreckage of a ship
    jetsam.

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add-on

  • noun a component that is added to something to improve it
    addition; improver.
    • the addition of a bathroom was a major improvement
    • the addition of cinnamon improved the flavor
  • noun a supplementary component that improves capability
    supplement; appurtenance; accessory.

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limb

  • noun one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper
  • noun any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree
    tree branch.

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spark

  • noun a momentary flash of light
    glint; flicker.
  • noun merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance
    sparkle; light; twinkle.
    • he had a sparkle in his eye
    • there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes

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boat

  • noun a small vessel for travel on water
  • noun a dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce
    gravy holder; sauceboat; gravy boat.

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upstairs

  • noun the part of a building above the ground floor
    • no one was allowed to see the upstairs
  • adjective on or of upper floors of a building
    upstair.
    • the upstairs maid
    • an upstairs room

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jet

  • noun an airplane powered by one or more jet engines
    jet-propelled plane; jet plane.
  • noun the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
    spurt; squirt; spirt.

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addition

  • noun a component that is added to something to improve it
    improver; add-on.
    • the addition of a bathroom was a major improvement
    • the addition of cinnamon improved the flavor
  • noun the act of adding one thing to another
    • the addition of flowers created a pleasing effect
    • the addition of a leap day every four years

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diversionist

  • noun someone who commits sabotage or deliberately causes wrecks
    wrecker; saboteur.

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tow

  • noun the act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope
    towage.
    • the truck gave him a tow to the garage
  • verb drag behind
    • Horses used to tow barges along the canal

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fraction

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

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waste

  • noun any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
    waste material; waste matter; waste product.
    • they collect the waste once a week
    • much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers
  • noun useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly
    dissipation; wastefulness.
    • if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste
    • mindless dissipation of natural resources

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cigarette_butt

  • noun small part of a cigarette that is left after smoking

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shipwreck

  • noun a wrecked ship (or a part of one)
  • noun an irretrievable loss
    • that was the shipwreck of their romance

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hub

  • noun the central part of a car wheel (or fan or propeller etc) through which the shaft or axle passes
  • noun a center of activity or interest or commerce or transportation; a focal point around which events revolve
    • the playground is the hub of parental supervision
    • the airport is the economic hub of the area

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fore

  • noun front part of a vessel or aircraft
    prow; stem; bow.
    • he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line
  • adjective situated at or toward the bow of a vessel

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gap

  • noun a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures
    spread.
    • gap between income and outgo
    • the spread between lending and borrowing costs
  • noun an open or empty space in or between things
    opening.
    • there was a small opening between the trees
    • the explosion made a gap in the wall

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cloth

  • noun artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
    textile; material; fabric.
    • the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent
    • woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC
    • she measured off enough material for a dress

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part

  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; portion; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton
  • noun something less than the whole of a human artifact
    portion.
    • the rear part of the house
    • glue the two parts together

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butt

  • noun thick end of the handle
    butt end.
  • noun the part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots

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constituent

  • noun an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system
    component; element.
    • spare components for cars
    • a component or constituent element of a system
  • noun a member of a constituency; a citizen who is represented in a government by officials for whom he or she votes
    • needs continued support by constituents to be re-elected

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hold

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

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waist

  • noun the narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips
    waistline.
  • noun the narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole
    shank.

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straightaway

  • noun a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse
    straight.
  • adjective satellite performed with little or no delay
    quick; prompt; immediate.
    • an immediate reply to my letter
    • a prompt reply
    • was quick to respond
    • a straightaway denial

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car

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

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spare_part

  • noun an extra component of a machine or other apparatus
    spare.

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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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tow_truck

  • noun a truck equipped to hoist and pull wrecked cars (or to remove cars from no-parking zones)
    tow car; wrecker.

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droit

A right; law in its aspect of the foundation of rights; also, in old law, the writ of right. Abbott.

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jetsam

  • noun the part of a ship's equipment or cargo that is thrown overboard to lighten the load in a storm
  • noun the floating wreckage of a ship
    flotsam.

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appendage

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

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making

  • noun the act that results in something coming to be
    fashioning; devising.
    • the devising of plans
    • the fashioning of pots and pans
    • the making of measurements
    • it was already in the making
  • noun an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something
    qualification.
    • her qualifications for the job are excellent
    • one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree
    • she has the makings of fine musician

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piece

  • noun a separate part of a whole
    • an important piece of the evidence
  • noun an item that is an instance of some type;
    • he designed a new piece of equipment
    • she bought a lovely piece of china

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salvage

  • noun property or goods saved from damage or destruction
  • noun the act of saving goods or property that were in danger of damage or destruction

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admiralty

  • noun the department in charge of the navy (as in Great Britain)
  • noun the office of admiral

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and

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

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fore_edge

  • noun the part of a book that faces inward when the book is shelved; the part opposite the spine
    foredge.

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tow_car

  • noun a truck equipped to hoist and pull wrecked cars (or to remove cars from no-parking zones)
    wrecker; tow truck.

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shard

  • noun a broken piece of a brittle artifact
    fragment; sherd.

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hardware

  • noun major items of military weaponry (as tanks or missile)
  • noun instrumentalities (tools or implements) made of metal
    ironware.

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pressing

  • noun the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure
    press; pressure.
    • he gave the button a press
    • he used pressure to stop the bleeding
    • at the pressing of a button
  • noun a metal or plastic part that is made by a mechanical press

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bend

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; turn.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun movement that causes the formation of a curve
    bending.

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ship

  • noun a vessel that carries passengers or freight
  • verb transport commercially
    send; transport.

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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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ligan

  • noun goods (or wreckage) on the sea bed that is attached to a buoy so that it can be recovered
    lagan; lagend.

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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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improver

  • noun someone devoted to the promotion of human welfare and to social reforms
    humanitarian; do-gooder.
  • noun a component that is added to something to improve it
    addition; add-on.
    • the addition of a bathroom was a major improvement
    • the addition of cinnamon improved the flavor

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snippet

  • noun a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)
    snip; snipping.

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partialness

  • noun the state of being only a part; not total; incomplete

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snipping

  • noun a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)
    snip; snippet.
  • verb sever or remove by pinching or snipping
    snip; nip; nip off; snip off; clip.
    • nip off the flowers

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picture

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

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roach

  • noun a roll of hair brushed back from the forehead
  • noun the butt of a marijuana cigarette

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jettage

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accessory

  • noun clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing
    accouterment; accoutrement.
  • noun a supplementary component that improves capability
    add-on; supplement; appurtenance.

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cigarette

  • noun finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking
    fag; coffin nail; cigaret; butt.

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tack

  • noun the heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails
  • noun a short nail with a sharp point and a large head

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segment

  • noun one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object
    section.
    • a section of a fishing rod
    • metal sections were used below ground
    • finished the final segment of the road
  • noun one of the parts into which something naturally divides
    • a segment of an orange

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subsection

  • noun a section of a section; a part of a part; i.e., a part of something already divided
    subdivision.

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dado

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

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wreckage

  • noun the remaining parts of something that has been wrecked
    • they searched the wreckage for signs of survivors

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subdivision

  • noun an area composed of subdivided lots
  • noun the act of subdividing; division of something previously divided

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neck

  • noun the part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body
    cervix.
    • he admired her long graceful neck
    • the horse won by a neck
  • noun a narrow elongated projecting strip of land

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driftwood

  • noun wood that is floating or that has been washed ashore

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piece_of_material

  • noun a separate part consisting of fabric
    piece of cloth.

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odds

  • noun the likelihood of a thing occurring rather than not occurring
  • noun the ratio by which one better's wager is greater than that of another
    betting odds.
    • he offered odds of two to one

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curve

  • noun the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes
    curved shape.
  • noun a line on a graph representing data

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element

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

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portion

  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; part; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton
  • noun something less than the whole of a human artifact
    part.
    • the rear part of the house
    • glue the two parts together

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edge

  • noun the boundary of a surface
    border.
  • noun a line determining the limits of an area
    boundary; bound.

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truck

  • noun an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
    motortruck.
  • noun a handcart that has a frame with two low wheels and a ledge at the bottom and handles at the top; used to move crates or other heavy objects
    hand truck.

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audio

  • noun the audible part of a transmitted signal
    sound.
    • they always raise the audio for commercials
  • noun an audible acoustic wave frequency
    audio frequency.

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section

  • noun a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
    subdivision.
    • he always turns first to the business section
    • the history of this work is discussed in the next section
  • noun a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope
    • sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue

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