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percolate (Also percolating, percolates, percolated) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to percolate

air_filter

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

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handbill

  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    flier; bill; broadside; flyer; broadsheet; throwaway; circular.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers

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oxygenation

  • noun the process of providing or combining or treating with oxygen
    • the oxygenation of the blood

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pass_on

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

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tv_show

  • noun a program broadcast by television
    television program; television show; TV program.

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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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dissolution

  • noun separation into component parts
    disintegration.
  • noun the process of going into solution
    dissolving.
    • the dissolving of salt in water

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scattered

  • adjective satellite occurring or distributed over widely spaced and irregular intervals in time or space
    • scattered showers
    • scattered villages
  • verb to cause to separate and go in different directions
    dispel; scatter; break up; disperse; dissipate.
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds

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mantle

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

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aerosolize

  • verb disperse as an aerosol
    aerosolise.
    • The bacteria suspension was aerosolized
  • verb become dispersed as an aerosol
    aerosolise.
    • the bacteria quickly aerosolised

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selection

  • noun the act of choosing or selecting
    pick; option; choice.
    • your choice of colors was unfortunate
    • you can take your pick
  • noun an assortment of things from which a choice can be made
    • the store carried a large selection of shoes

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generalize

  • verb draw from specific cases for more general cases
    extrapolate; infer; generalise.
  • verb speak or write in generalities
    generalise.

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disjuncture

  • noun state of being disconnected
    disconnection; disjunction; disconnectedness.

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dish

  • noun a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food
    • we gave them a set of dishes for a wedding present
  • noun a particular item of prepared food
    • she prepared a special dish for dinner

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spaced

  • adjective satellite spaced apart
    separated.
  • verb place at intervals
    space.
    • Space the interviews so that you have some time between the different candidates

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anthelmintic

  • noun a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms
    anthelminthic; helminthic; vermifuge.
  • adjective satellite capable of expelling or destroying parasitic worms
    helminthic; parasiticidal; anthelminthic.

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adjustment

  • noun making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
    fitting; accommodation.
  • noun the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
    modification; alteration.

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disintegration

  • noun in a decomposed state
    decomposition.
  • noun a loss (or serious disruption) of organization in some system
    • a disintegration of personality

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briskness

  • noun liveliness and eagerness
    alacrity; smartness.
    • he accepted with alacrity
    • the smartness of the pace soon exhausted him

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bacteria_bed

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

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liveliness

  • noun general activity and motion
    animation.
  • noun animation and energy in action or expression
    life; sprightliness; spirit.
    • it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it

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change_of_shape

  • noun an action that changes the shape of something

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submergence

  • noun sinking until covered completely with water
    immersion; submersion; submerging.

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nationalization

  • noun the action of forming or becoming a nation
    nationalisation.
  • noun the action of rendering national in character
    nationalisation.

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radiochemistry

  • noun the chemistry of radioactive substances
    nuclear chemistry.

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show

  • noun the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
    • a remarkable show of skill
  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    display.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested

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send

  • verb cause to go somewhere
    direct.
    • The explosion sent the car flying in the air
    • She sent her children to camp
    • He directed all his energies into his dissertation
  • verb to cause or order to be taken, directed, or transmitted to another place
    send out.
    • He had sent the dispatches downtown to the proper people and had slept

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antibacterial_drug

  • noun any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth
    bactericide; antibacterial.

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charge

  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    complaint.
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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program

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

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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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swoop

  • noun (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale
    slide.
    • the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides
  • noun a very rapid raid

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tusk

  • noun a hard smooth ivory colored dentine that makes up most of the tusks of elephants and walruses
    ivory.
  • noun a long pointed tooth specialized for fighting or digging; especially in an elephant or walrus or hog

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tunker

  • noun an adherent of Baptistic doctrines (who practice baptism by immersion)
    Dunkard; Dunker.

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magnetic

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by magnetism
    • magnetic forces
  • adjective having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel
    magnetized; magnetised.
    • the hard disk is covered with a thin coat of magnetic material

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subpercolating

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femtochemistry

  • noun the branch of chemistry that studies elementary (often very fast) chemical reactions as they occur; the experimental methods are often based on the use of femtosecond laser pulses

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probe

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

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parcel

  • noun a wrapped container
    package.
  • noun the allotment of some amount by dividing something
    portion; share.
    • death gets more than its share of attention from theologians

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spreading

  • noun process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space
    spread.
  • noun the opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate
    airing; public exposure; dissemination.

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shaft

  • noun a line that forms the length of an arrow pointer
  • noun an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    gibe; shot; dig; barb; slam; jibe.
    • his parting shot was `drop dead'
    • she threw shafts of sarcasm
    • she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

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apportionable

  • adjective satellite capable of being distributed
    allocatable; allocable.

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blanket

  • noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    cover.
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep
  • noun anything that covers
    mantle.
    • there was a blanket of snow

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popularisation

  • noun an interpretation that easily understandable and acceptable
    popularization.
  • noun the act of making something attractive to the general public
    vulgarization; vulgarisation; popularization.

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diaphoretic

  • noun used to produce perspiration
  • adjective inducing perspiration
    sudorific.

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simulcast

  • noun a broadcast that is carried simultaneously by radio and television (or by FM and AM radio)

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immunosuppressor

  • noun a drug that lowers the body's normal immune response
    immunosuppressive drug; immunosuppressant; immunosuppressive; immune suppressant drug.

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radio

  • noun medium for communication
    wireless; radiocommunication.
  • noun an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
    receiving set; wireless; radio receiver; tuner; radio set.

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mobilise

  • verb call to arms; of military personnel
    rally; mobilize; call up.
  • verb get ready for war
    mobilize.

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transduction

  • noun (genetics) the process of transfering genetic material from one cell to another by a plasmid or bacteriophage
  • noun the process whereby a transducer accepts energy in one form and gives back related energy in a different form
    • the transduction of acoustic waves into voltages by a microphone

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fan

  • noun a device for creating a current of air by movement of a surface or surfaces
  • noun an enthusiastic devotee of sports
    sports fan; rooter.

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placebo

  • noun an innocuous or inert medication; given as a pacifier or to the control group in experiments on the efficacy of a drug
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) vespers of the office for the dead

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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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forked

  • adjective satellite resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
    bifurcate; pronged; forficate; prongy; biramous; branched; fork-like.
    • the biramous appendages of an arthropod
    • long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects
    • a forked river
    • a forked tail
    • forked lightning
    • horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots
  • verb lift with a pitchfork
    fork; pitchfork.
    • pitchfork hay

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airing

  • noun the opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate
    spreading; public exposure; dissemination.
  • noun a short excursion (a walk or ride) in the open air
    • he took the dogs for an airing

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oil_filter

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

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squirt

  • noun someone who is small and insignificant
    pip-squeak; small fry.
  • noun the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
    spurt; spirt; jet.

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recuperate

  • verb regain or make up for
    recover; recoup.
    • recuperate one's losses
  • verb regain a former condition after a financial loss
    go back; recover.
    • We expect the stocks to recover to $2.90
    • The company managed to recuperate

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change_of_direction

  • noun the act of changing the direction in which something is oriented
    reorientation.

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psyche

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    brain; head; mind; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life
    soul.

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immunosuppressant

  • noun a drug that lowers the body's normal immune response
    immunosuppressive drug; immunosuppressive; immune suppressant drug; immunosuppressor.

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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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dispel

  • verb force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings
    turn back; drive out; drive away; chase away; drive off; run off.
    • Drive away potential burglars
    • drive away bad thoughts
    • dispel doubts
    • The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers
  • verb to cause to separate and go in different directions
    scatter; break up; disperse; dissipate.
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds

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vim

  • noun a healthy capacity for vigorous activity
    energy; vitality.
    • jogging works off my excess energy
    • he seemed full of vim and vigor
  • noun an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing)
    vigor; energy; vigour; muscularity.
    • his writing conveys great energy
    • a remarkable muscularity of style

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synergy

  • noun the working together of two things (muscles or drugs for example) to produce an effect greater than the sum of their individual effects
    synergism.

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dig

  • noun the site of an archeological exploration
    excavation; archeological site.
    • they set up camp next to the dig
  • noun an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    shaft; gibe; shot; barb; slam; jibe.
    • his parting shot was `drop dead'
    • she threw shafts of sarcasm
    • she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

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vulgariser

  • noun someone who makes something vulgar
    vulgarizer.
  • noun someone who makes attractive to the general public
    populariser; popularizer; vulgarizer.

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invade

  • verb march aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation
    occupy.
    • Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939
  • verb to intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate
    intrude on; obtrude upon; encroach upon.
    • This new colleague invades my territory
    • The neighbors intrude on your privacy

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fuel_filter

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

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adiabatic_process

  • noun (thermodynamics) any process that occurs without gain or loss of heat

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subway

  • noun an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city)
    underground; tube; subway system; metro.
    • in Paris the subway system is called the `metro' and in London it is called the `tube' or the `underground'
  • noun an underground tunnel or passage enabling pedestrians to cross a road or railway
    underpass.

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succession

  • noun a following of one thing after another in time
    chronological succession; chronological sequence; successiveness; sequence.
    • the doctor saw a sequence of patients
  • noun a group of people or things arranged or following in order
    • a succession of stalls offering soft drinks
    • a succession of failures

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medicinal_drug

  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicine; medicament; medication.

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suffusive

  • adjective satellite spreading through
    • suffusive purple light

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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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antiretroviral

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programme

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

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immanent

  • adjective of a mental act performed entirely within the mind
    subjective.
    • a cognition is an immanent act of mind
  • adjective satellite of qualities that are spread throughout something
    • ambition is immanent in human nature
    • we think of God as immanent in nature

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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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force

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

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oscillation

  • noun the process of oscillating between states
  • noun (physics) a regular periodic variation in value about a mean
    vibration.

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thin

  • verb lose thickness; become thin or thinner
  • verb make thin or thinner
    • Thin the solution

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ammonium_carbonate

  • noun a carbonate of ammonium; used in the manufacture of smelling salts and baking powder and ammonium compounds

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materialisation

  • noun the process of coming into being; becoming reality
    materialization.
    • the materialization of her dream
  • noun an appearance in bodily form (as of a disembodied spirit)
    materialization; manifestation.

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fossilisation

  • noun the process of fossilizing a plant or animal that existed in some earlier age; the process of being turned to stone
    fossilization.
  • noun becoming inflexible or out of date
    fossilization.

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diffuseness

  • noun the spatial property of being spread out over a wide area or through a large volume

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crop

  • noun the yield from plants in a single growing season
    harvest.
  • noun a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale

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horn

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

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pain_pill

  • noun a medicine used to relieve pain
    analgesic; anodyne; painkiller.

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go

  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    turn; tour; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work
  • noun street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
    cristal; ecstasy; XTC; Adam; X; hug drug; disco biscuit.

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filter_out

  • verb remove by passing through a filter
    filter; filtrate; separate out; strain.
    • filter out the impurities

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electrochemistry

  • noun branch of chemistry that deals with the chemical action of electricity and the production of electricity by chemical reactions

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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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infiltration

  • noun a process in which individuals (or small groups) penetrate an area (especially the military penetration of enemy positions without detection)
  • noun the slow passage of a liquid through a filtering medium
    percolation.
    • the percolation of rainwater through the soil
    • the infiltration of seawater through the lava

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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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ill

  • noun an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
    complaint; ailment.
  • adjective affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
    sick.
    • ill from the monotony of his suffering

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acid

  • noun any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
  • noun street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
    Elvis; Zen; dose; battery-acid; back breaker; window pane; pane; Lucy in the sky with diamonds; loony toons; dot; superman.

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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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bacteria

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

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news_program

  • noun a program devoted to current events, often using interviews and commentary
    news; news show.
    • we watch the 7 o'clock news every night

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soak_through

  • verb be or become thoroughly soaked or saturated with a liquid
    sop.

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poke

  • noun tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous
    scoke; Phytolacca americana; garget; pigeon berry.
  • noun someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    dawdler; laggard; drone; lagger; trailer.

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filtration

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

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appear

  • verb give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
    seem; look.
    • She seems to be sleeping
    • This appears to be a very difficult problem
    • This project looks fishy
    • They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time
  • verb come into sight or view
    • He suddenly appeared at the wedding
    • A new star appeared on the horizon

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chemical_process

  • noun (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
    chemical change; chemical action.

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giving

  • noun the act of giving
    gift.
  • noun the imparting of news or promises etc.
    • he gave us the news and made a great show of the giving
    • giving his word of honor seemed to come too easily

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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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diffusing

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

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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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ooze_through

  • verb run slowly and gradually
    • Blood oozed through the bandage

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sharer

  • noun someone who has or gives or receives a part or a share
    partaker.

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expectorator

  • noun a person who spits (ejects saliva or phlegm from the mouth)
    spitter.
  • noun a medicine promoting expectoration
    expectorant.

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switch

  • noun control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
    electric switch; electrical switch.
  • noun an event in which one thing is substituted for another
    replacement; transposition; permutation; substitution.
    • the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood

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run

  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    tally.
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
  • noun the act of testing something
    test; trial.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial

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pill_pusher

  • noun a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
    druggist; pill roller; apothecary; pharmacist; chemist.

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atomic_number_6

  • noun an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds
    carbon; C.

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infuse

  • verb teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions
    inculcate; instill.
    • inculcate values into the young generation
  • verb fill, as with a certain quality
    impregnate; tincture; instill.
    • The heavy traffic tinctures the air with carbon monoxide

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shared

  • adjective have in common; held or experienced in common
    • two shared valence electrons forming a bond between adjacent nuclei
    • a shared interest in philately
  • verb have in common
    share.
    • Our children share a love of music
    • The two countries share a long border

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pair_creation

  • noun the transformation of a gamma-ray photon into an electron and a positron when the photon passes close to an atomic nucleus
    pair production; pair formation.

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intravenous_drip

  • noun slow continuous drip introducing solutions intravenously (a drop at a time)

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public

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

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movement

  • noun a change of position that does not entail a change of location
    motion; move; motility.
    • the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise
    • movement is a sign of life
    • an impatient move of his hand
    • gastrointestinal motility
  • noun the act of changing location from one place to another
    motion; move.
    • police controlled the motion of the crowd
    • the movement of people from the farms to the cities
    • his move put him directly in my path

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game_show

  • noun a television or radio program in which contestants compete for awards
    giveaway.

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spread_out

  • verb move outward
    fan out; spread; diffuse.
    • The soldiers fanned out
  • verb set out or stretch in a line, succession, or series
    string out.
    • the houses were strung out in a long row

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clopidogrel_bisulfate

  • noun a blood thinner (trade name Plavix) approved for the treatment of mild heart attacks; works by preventing blood platelets from sticking together to form clots that would restrict blood flow
    Plavix.

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scarify

  • verb puncture and scar (the skin), as for purposes or tribal identification or rituals
    • The men in some African tribes scarify their faces
  • verb scratch the surface of
    • scarify seeds

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aerosolise

  • verb become dispersed as an aerosol
    aerosolize.
    • the bacteria quickly aerosolised
  • verb disperse as an aerosol
    aerosolize.
    • The bacteria suspension was aerosolized

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exchange

  • noun chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another
  • noun a mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one)
    • they had a bitter exchange

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vermifuge

  • noun a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms
    anthelmintic; anthelminthic; helminthic.

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modify

  • verb make less severe or harsh or extreme
    • please modify this letter to make it more polite
    • he modified his views on same-gender marriage
  • verb add a modifier to a constituent
    qualify.

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punch

  • noun (boxing) a blow with the fist
    biff; clout; poke; lick; slug.
    • I gave him a clout on his nose
  • noun an iced mixed drink usually containing alcohol and prepared for multiple servings; normally served in a punch bowl

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thorium

  • noun a soft silvery-white tetravalent radioactive metallic element; isotope 232 is used as a power source in nuclear reactors; occurs in thorite and in monazite sands
    atomic number 90; Th.

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cowardliness

  • noun the trait of lacking courage
    cowardice.

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suppository

  • noun a small plug of medication designed for insertion into the rectum or vagina where it melts

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methacholine

  • noun parasympathomimetic drug (trademark Mecholyl) that stimulates secretions and smooth muscle activity
    Mecholyl.

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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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separation

  • noun the state of lacking unity
  • noun coming apart
    breakup; detachment.

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medicinal

  • adjective satellite having the properties of medicine
    medicative.
    • medicative drugs
    • medicinal herbs
    • medicinal properties

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active

  • noun chemical agent capable of activity
    active agent.
  • noun the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
    active voice.
    • `The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice

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mecholyl

  • noun parasympathomimetic drug (trademark Mecholyl) that stimulates secretions and smooth muscle activity
    methacholine.

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perforation

  • noun a line of small holes for tearing at a particular place
  • noun a hole made in something
    • a perforation of the eardrum

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sieve

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

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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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magnetisation

  • noun the extent or degree to which something is magnetized
    magnetization.
  • noun the process that makes a substance magnetic (temporarily or permanently)
    magnetization; magnetic induction.

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swash

  • noun the movement or sound of water
    • the swash of waves on the beach
  • verb make violent, noisy movements

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prosthetic_device

  • noun corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body
    prosthesis.

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broken

  • adjective physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split
    • a broken mirror
    • a broken tooth
    • a broken leg
    • his neck is broken
  • verb terminate
    interrupt; break.
    • She interrupted her pregnancy
    • break a lucky streak
    • break the cycle of poverty

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nebuliser

  • noun a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mist
    atomizer; spray; sprayer; atomiser; nebulizer.

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shift

  • noun an event in which something is displaced without rotation
    displacement.
  • noun a qualitative change
    transformation; transmutation.

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cathartic

  • noun a purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels
    aperient; purgative; physic.
  • adjective satellite emotionally purging
    psychotherapeutic.

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straight_thrust

  • noun (fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward
    lunge; passado.

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talk_show

  • noun a program during which well-known people discuss a topic or answer questions telephoned in by the audience
    chat show.
    • in England they call a talk show a chat show

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telecast

  • noun a television broadcast
  • verb broadcast via television
    televise.
    • The Royal wedding was televised

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through

  • adjective satellite having finished or arrived at completion
    done; through with.
    • certain to make history before he's done
    • it's a done deed
    • after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up
    • almost through with his studies
  • adjective satellite (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes
    • a through street
    • a through bus
    • through traffic

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perfuse

  • verb force a fluid through (a body part or tissue)
    • perfuse a liver with a salt solution
  • verb cause to spread or flush or flood through, over, or across
    suffuse.
    • The sky was suffused with a warm pink color

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prickle

  • noun a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
    pricker; spine; thorn; spikelet; sticker.
  • verb cause a prickling sensation
    prick.

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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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bradawl

  • noun an awl for making small holes for brads or small screws
    pricker.

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pass_out

  • verb pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
    swoon; faint; conk.
  • verb give to several people
    give out; distribute; hand out.
    • The teacher handed out the exams

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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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communisation

  • noun a change from private property to public property owned by the community
    communization.
  • noun the organization of a nation of the basis of communism
    communization.

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potable

  • noun any liquid suitable for drinking
    drinkable; beverage; drink.
    • may I take your beverage order?
  • adjective suitable for drinking
    drinkable.

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depressant

  • noun a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person
    downer; sedative; sedative drug.
  • adjective capable of depressing physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent

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atomize

  • verb spray very finely
    atomise.
    • atomize perfume
  • verb strike at with firepower or bombs
    nuke; atomise; zap.
    • zap the enemy

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divide

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

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keenness

  • noun a quick and penetrating intelligence
    sharpness; acuteness; acuity.
    • he argued with great acuteness
    • I admired the keenness of his mind
  • noun a positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something
    avidity; avidness; eagerness.

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spatter

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spattering; sputter; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface
    splattering; splashing; splash; spattering.

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vulgarize

  • verb cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use
    popularise; vulgarise; generalise; generalize; popularize.
    • They popularized coffee in Washington State
    • Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors
  • verb debase and make vulgar
    vulgarise.
    • The Press has vulgarized Love and Marriage

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puncher

  • noun a hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback
    cowherd; cowboy; cowpuncher; cowpoke; cattleman; cowman; cowhand.
  • noun someone who delivers punches

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highly

  • adverb to a high degree or extent; favorably or with much respect
    extremely.
    • highly successful
    • He spoke highly of her
    • does not think highly of his writing
    • extremely interesting
  • adverb at a high rate or wage
    • highly paid workers

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temperature_change

  • noun a process whereby the degree of hotness of a body (or medium) changes

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sudatory

  • noun a medicine that causes or increases sweating
    sudorific.
  • noun a bathhouse for hot air baths or steam baths
    sudatorium.

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duck

  • noun small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
  • noun (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
    duck's egg.

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drip_pot

  • noun a coffeepot for making drip coffee

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inorganic

  • adjective relating or belonging to the class of compounds not having a carbon basis
    • hydrochloric and sulfuric acids are called inorganic substances
  • adjective lacking the properties characteristic of living organisms

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submerse

  • verb sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
    submerge.
  • verb put under water
    submerge.
    • submerge your head completely

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extinction

  • noun no longer active; extinguished
    • the extinction of the volcano
  • noun no longer in existence
    defunctness.
    • the extinction of a species

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prescription_medicine

  • noun a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist
    prescription; prescription drug; ethical drug.
    • he told the doctor that he had been taking his prescription regularly

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imbue

  • verb spread or diffuse through
    riddle; permeate; interpenetrate; pervade; penetrate; diffuse.
    • An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
    • music penetrated the entire building
    • His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks
  • verb fill, soak, or imbue totally
    soak.
    • soak the bandage with disinfectant

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geologic_process

  • noun (geology) a natural process whereby geological features are modified
    geological process.

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dole_out

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

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inhalant

  • noun something that is inhaled
  • noun a medication to be taken by inhaling it
    inhalation.

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apportionment

  • noun the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan
    allocation; parceling; apportioning; allotment; parcelling; assignation.
    • the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state

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perk

  • noun an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right)
    fringe benefit; perquisite.
    • a limousine is one of the fringe benefits of the job
  • verb gain or regain energy
    pick up; perk up; gain vigor; percolate.
    • I picked up after a nap

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painkiller

  • noun a medicine used to relieve pain
    analgesic; anodyne; pain pill.

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saltation

  • noun (geology) the leaping movement of sand or soil particles as they are transported in a fluid medium over an uneven surface
  • noun (genetics) a mutation that drastically changes the phenotype of an organism or species

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cloven

  • adjective satellite (used of hooves) split, divided
    bisulcate.
    • bisulcate hoof
  • verb separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument
    rive; cleave; split.
    • cleave the bone

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live

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; inhabit; populate.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style
    • we had to live frugally after the war

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splash

  • noun the sound like water splashing
    plash.
  • noun a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event
    stir.
    • he made a great splash and then disappeared

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calcium_carbonate

  • noun a salt found in nature as chalk or calcite or aragonite or limestone

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6

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
    sixer; sestet; Captain Hicks; hexad; sise; VI; six; sextet; half a dozen; sextuplet.
  • adjective satellite denoting a quantity consisting of six items or units
    vi; half dozen; six; half-dozen.

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strike

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

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thinness

  • noun relatively small dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width
    tenuity; slenderness.
    • the tenuity of a hair
    • the thinness of a rope
  • noun the property of having little body fat
    leanness; spareness.

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purgative

  • noun a purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels
    aperient; cathartic; physic.
  • adjective satellite strongly laxative
    cathartic; evacuant.

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rattling

  • noun a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)
    rattle; rale.
    • the death rattle
  • verb make short successive sounds
    rattle.

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anticonvulsant_drug

  • noun a drug used to treat or prevent convulsions (as in epilepsy)
    antiepileptic; anticonvulsant; antiepileptic drug.

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lowering

  • noun the act of causing to become less
  • noun the act of causing something to move to a lower level
    letting down.

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recuperation

  • noun gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury
    convalescence; recovery.

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antiemetic

  • noun a drug that prevents or alleviates nausea and vomiting
    antiemetic drug.

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variegation

  • noun variability in coloration
  • noun the act of introducing variety (especially in investments or in the variety of goods and services offered)
    diversification.
    • my broker recommended a greater diversification of my investments
    • he limited his losses by diversification of his product line

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duality

  • noun being twofold; a classification into two opposed parts or subclasses
    dichotomy.
    • the dichotomy between eastern and western culture
  • noun (physics) the property of matter and electromagnetic radiation that is characterized by the fact that some properties can be explained best by wave theory and others by particle theory
    wave-particle duality.

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riot

  • noun a public act of violence by an unruly mob
    public violence.
  • noun a state of disorder involving group violence
    rioting.

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immersion

  • noun sinking until covered completely with water
    submersion; submergence; submerging.
  • noun (astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse
    ingress.

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share

  • noun assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group
    portion; part; percentage.
    • he wanted his share in cash
  • noun any of the equal portions into which the capital stock of a corporation is divided and ownership of which is evidenced by a stock certificate
    • he bought 100 shares of IBM at the market price

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brisk

  • verb become brisk
    brisk up; brisken.
    • business brisked up
  • adjective satellite quick and energetic
    zippy; spanking; alert; snappy; lively; merry; rattling.
    • a brisk walk in the park
    • a lively gait
    • a merry chase
    • traveling at a rattling rate
    • a snappy pace
    • a spanking breeze

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interpenetrate

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

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herbal_medicine

  • noun a medicine made from plants and used to prevent or treat disease or promote health
  • noun the use of medicinal herbs to prevent or treat disease or promote health

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award

  • noun a grant made by a law court
    awarding.
    • he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court
  • noun a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
    honour; accolade; honor; laurels.
    • an award for bravery

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lunge

  • noun the act of moving forward suddenly
    lurch.
  • noun (fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward
    passado; straight thrust.

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fuel

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

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separative

  • adjective satellite (used of an accent in Hebrew orthography) indicating that the word marked is separated to a greater or lesser degree rhythmically and grammatically from the word that follows it
  • adjective satellite serving to separate or divide into parts
    partitive.
    • partitive tendencies in education
    • the uniting influence was stronger than the separative

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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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angiogenesis_inhibitor

  • noun a drug that is designed to prevent the growth of blood vessels that nourish tumors

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hurl

  • noun a violent throw
    cast.
  • verb throw forcefully
    cast; hurtle.

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adulteration

  • noun being mixed with extraneous material; the product of adulterating
    debasement.
  • noun the act of adulterating (especially the illicit substitution of one substance for another)

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90

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of ten and nine
    ninety; XC.
  • adjective satellite being ten more than eighty
    ninety; xc.

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sparge

  • noun the act of sprinkling or splashing water
    sprinkling; sprinkle.
    • baptized with a sprinkling of holy water
    • a sparge of warm water over the malt
  • verb agitate by introducing air or compressed gas
    • sparge the water

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blocking

  • noun the act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements
    block.
  • verb render unsuitable for passage
    bar; block up; stop; blockade; barricade; block off; block.
    • block the way
    • barricade the streets
    • stop the busy road

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dig_into

  • verb examine physically with or as if with a probe
    probe; poke into.
    • probe an anthill

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segregated

  • adjective separated or isolated from others or a main group
    unintegrated.
    • a segregated school system
    • a segregated neighborhood
  • verb separate by race or religion; practice a policy of racial segregation
    segregate.
    • This neighborhood is segregated
    • We don't segregate in this county

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me

  • noun a state in New England
    Pine Tree State; Maine.

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torn

  • adjective satellite having edges that are jagged from injury
    lacerate; lacerated; mangled.
  • verb separate or cause to separate abruptly
    tear; snap; rupture; bust.
    • The rope snapped
    • tear the paper

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rice

  • noun grains used as food either unpolished or more often polished
  • noun annual or perennial rhizomatous marsh grasses; seed used for food; straw used for paper

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apportion

  • verb distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose
    allocate.
    • I am allocating a loaf of bread to everyone on a daily basis
    • I'm allocating the rations for the camping trip
  • verb give out as one's portion or share
    deal; share; divvy up; portion out.

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tunnel

  • noun a passageway through or under something, usually underground (especially one for trains or cars)
    • the tunnel reduced congestion at that intersection
  • noun a hole made by an animal, usually for shelter
    burrow.

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science

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

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railroad_tunnel

  • noun a tunnel through which the railroad track runs

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tease

  • noun someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)
    vexer; teaser; annoyer.
  • noun a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men
    minx; prickteaser; vamper; coquette; flirt; vamp.

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ebullience

  • noun overflowing with eager enjoyment or approval
    enthusiasm; exuberance.

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remise

  • noun an expensive or high-class hackney
  • noun a small building for housing coaches and carriages and other vehicles
    coach house; carriage house.

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dousing

  • noun the act of wetting something by submerging it
    immersion; ducking; submersion.
  • verb put out, as of a candle or a light
    douse; put out.
    • Douse the lights

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alcoholic_drink

  • noun a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
    alcoholic beverage; intoxicant; alcohol; inebriant.
    • alcohol (or drink) ruined him

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drug_cocktail

  • noun a combination of protease inhibitors taken with reverse transcriptase inhibitors; used in treating AIDS and HIV
    HAART; highly active antiretroviral therapy.

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anticoagulant_medication

  • noun medicine that prevents or retards the clotting of blood
    decoagulant; anticoagulant.

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pervasiveness

  • noun the quality of filling or spreading throughout
    • the pervasiveness of the odor of cabbage in tenement hallways

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plunger

  • noun someone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gains
    speculator.
  • noun someone who dives (into water)
    diver.

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diffusing_screen

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

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overspread

  • verb spread across or over
    spread.
    • A big oil spot spread across the water

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tap

  • noun the sound made by a gentle blow
    pat; rap.
  • noun a gentle blow
    strike; rap.

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light_filter

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

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give

  • noun the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
    spring; springiness.
  • verb cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
    • She gave him a black eye
    • The draft gave me a cold

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process

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

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alendronate

  • noun a tablet (trade name Fosamax) prescribed to prevent or treat osteoporosis in women after menopause
    Fosamax.

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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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distillation

  • noun the process of purifying a liquid by boiling it and condensing its vapors
    distillment.
  • noun a purified liquid produced by condensation from a vapor during distilling; the product of distilling
    distillate.

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agent

  • noun an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
    • their research uncovered new disease agents
  • noun a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

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sheathe

  • verb cover with a protective sheathing
    • sheathe her face
  • verb enclose with a sheath
    • sheathe a sword

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high

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

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slit

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

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percolate

  • noun the product of percolation
  • verb permeate or penetrate gradually
    leach.
    • the fertilizer leached into the ground

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snap_back

  • verb recover quickly
    • After the surgery, the patient snapped back in a few days

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potassium_carbonate

  • noun a white salt (K2CO3) that is basic in solution; used to make glass and cleansing agents

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sharp

  • noun a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
  • noun a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point

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impregnation

  • noun material with which something is impregnated
    • the impregnation, whatever it was, had turned the rock blue
  • noun the process of totally saturating something with a substance
    saturation.
    • the impregnation of wood with preservative
    • the saturation of cotton with ether

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serial

  • noun a serialized set of programs
    series.
    • a comedy series
    • the Masterworks concert series
  • noun a periodical that appears at scheduled times
    series; serial publication.

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hydrogen

  • noun a nonmetallic univalent element that is normally a colorless and odorless highly flammable diatomic gas; the simplest and lightest and most abundant element in the universe
    H; atomic number 1.

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demagnetisation

  • noun the process of removing magnetization
    demagnetization.

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decimalisation

  • noun the act of changing to a decimal system
    decimalization.
    • the decimalization of British currency

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tonic

  • noun lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine
    tonic water; quinine water.
  • noun a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
    soda pop; soda water; pop; soda.
    • in New England they call sodas tonics

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filtrate

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

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pair_production

  • noun the transformation of a gamma-ray photon into an electron and a positron when the photon passes close to an atomic nucleus
    pair formation; pair creation.

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recovery

  • noun return to an original state
    • the recovery of the forest after the fire was surprisingly rapid
  • noun gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury
    convalescence; recuperation.

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vermicide

  • noun an agent that kills worms (especially those in the intestines)

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slosh_around

  • verb spill or splash copiously or clumsily
    slush; slosh; slush around.
    • slosh paint all over the walls

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divided

  • adjective separated into parts or pieces
    • opinions are divided
  • verb separate into parts or portions
    divide; separate; split up; split; carve up; dissever.
    • divide the cake into three equal parts
    • The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I

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poking

  • noun a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
    poke; thrusting; jabbing; thrust; jab.
    • he warned me with a jab with his finger
    • he made a thrusting motion with his fist
  • verb poke or thrust abruptly
    stab; dig; prod; jab; poke.
    • he jabbed his finger into her ribs

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cookery

  • noun the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
    preparation; cooking.
    • cooking can be a great art
    • people are needed who have experience in cookery
    • he left the preparation of meals to his wife

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chemical

  • noun material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
    chemical substance.
  • adjective relating to or used in chemistry
    chemic.
    • chemical engineer
    • chemical balance

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immune

  • noun a person who is immune to a particular infection
  • adjective relating to the condition of immunity
    • the immune system

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pair

  • noun a set of two similar things considered as a unit
    brace.
  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; duo; twain; yoke; couplet; duet; brace; dyad; duad.

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osmosis

  • noun (biology, chemistry) diffusion of molecules through a semipermeable membrane from a place of higher concentration to a place of lower concentration until the concentration on both sides is equal

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sink_in

  • verb become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions
    get through; get across; come home; fall into place; penetrate; dawn; click.
    • It dawned on him that she had betrayed him
    • she was penetrated with sorrow
  • verb pass through
    filter; permeate; percolate.
    • Water permeates sand easily

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dispense

  • verb administer or bestow, as in small portions
    dish out; deal; parcel out; distribute; dole out; administer; allot; lot; deal out; mete out; shell out.
    • administer critical remarks to everyone present
    • dole out some money
    • shell out pocket money for the children
    • deal a blow to someone
    • the machine dispenses soft drinks
  • verb grant a dispensation; grant an exemption
    • I was dispensed from this terrible task

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separator

  • noun an apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension
    centrifuge; extractor.

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smartness

  • noun a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
    smarting; smart.
  • noun intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty
    cleverness; brightness.

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establishment

  • noun the act of forming or establishing something
    formation; organisation; constitution; organization.
    • the constitution of a PTA group last year
    • it was the establishment of his reputation
    • he still remembers the organization of the club
  • noun an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
    institution.

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spiritise

  • verb imbue with a spirit
    spiritize.

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spirit_up

  • verb infuse with spirit
    spirit; inspirit.
    • The company spirited him up

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circular

  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; broadside; flyer; broadsheet; throwaway.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers
  • adjective having a circular shape
    round.

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immune_suppressant_drug

  • noun a drug that lowers the body's normal immune response
    immunosuppressive drug; immunosuppressant; immunosuppressive; immunosuppressor.

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moisten

  • verb make moist
    wash; dampen.
    • The dew moistened the meadows
  • verb moisten with fine drops
    drizzle.
    • drizzle the meat with melted butter

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counterirritant

  • noun a medicine applied locally to produce superficial inflammation in order to reduce deeper inflammation

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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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penetrative

  • adjective satellite having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
    acute; penetrating; incisive; piercing; discriminating; keen; sharp; knifelike.
    • an acute observer of politics and politicians
    • incisive comments
    • icy knifelike reasoning
    • as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang
    • penetrating insight
    • frequent penetrative observations
  • adjective satellite tending to penetrate; having the power of entering or piercing
    penetrating.
    • a toxic penetrative spray applied to the surface
    • a cold penetrating wind
    • a penetrating odor

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dive

  • noun a cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall
    honkytonk.
  • noun a headlong plunge into water
    diving.

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mete_out

  • verb administer or bestow, as in small portions
    dish out; deal; parcel out; dispense; distribute; dole out; administer; allot; lot; deal out; shell out.
    • administer critical remarks to everyone present
    • dole out some money
    • shell out pocket money for the children
    • deal a blow to someone
    • the machine dispenses soft drinks

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delicacy

  • noun the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance
    fineness; daintiness.
    • the daintiness of her touch
    • the fineness of her features
  • noun something considered choice to eat
    goody; kickshaw; treat; dainty.

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sneak

  • noun a person who is regarded as underhanded and furtive and contemptible
  • noun someone who prowls or sneaks about; usually with unlawful intentions
    prowler; stalker.

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catacomb

  • noun an underground tunnel with recesses where bodies were buried (as in ancient Rome)

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nuclear_chemistry

  • noun the chemistry of radioactive substances
    radiochemistry.

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reaction

  • noun (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others
    chemical reaction.
    • there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water
  • noun an idea evoked by some experience
    • his reaction to the news was to start planning what to do

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invasion

  • noun the act of invading; the act of an army that invades for conquest or plunder
  • noun any entry into an area not previously occupied
    encroachment; intrusion.
    • an invasion of tourists
    • an invasion of locusts

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generalise

  • verb speak or write in generalities
    generalize.
  • verb draw from specific cases for more general cases
    extrapolate; generalize; infer.

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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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physic

  • noun a purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels
    aperient; purgative; cathartic.

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ingrain

  • verb thoroughly work in
    grain.
    • His hands were grained with dirt
  • verb produce or try to produce a vivid impression of
    impress; instill.
    • Mother tried to ingrain respect for our elders in us

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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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ammonify

  • verb treat with ammonia; cause to undergo ammonification

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spraying

  • noun the dispersion of fungicides or insecticides or fertilizer on growing crops (often from a low-flying aircraft)
    crop-dusting.
  • noun a quantity of small objects flying through the air
    spray.
    • a spray of bullets

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light

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

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counter

  • noun table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
  • noun game equipment (as a piece of wood, plastic, or ivory) used for keeping a count or reserving a space in various card or board games

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passado

  • noun (fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward
    lunge; straight thrust.

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drixoral

  • noun the trade name for a drug used to treat upper respiratory congestion; it contains an antihistamine and a bronchodilator and a vasoconstrictor

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change_of_integrity

  • noun the act of changing the unity or wholeness of something

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outpouring

  • noun a natural flow of ground water
    spring; natural spring; outflow; fountain.
  • noun a sudden rapid flow (as of water)
    gush; flush.
    • he heard the flush of a toilet
    • there was a little gush of blood
    • she attacked him with an outpouring of words

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splashing

  • noun the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface
    splattering; splash; spatter; spattering.
  • noun the act of scattering water about haphazardly
    splash.

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branched

  • adjective satellite resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
    bifurcate; pronged; forficate; prongy; biramous; fork-like; forked.
    • the biramous appendages of an arthropod
    • long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects
    • a forked river
    • a forked tail
    • forked lightning
    • horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots
  • verb grow and send out branches or branch-like structures
    ramify; branch.
    • these plants ramify early and get to be very large

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allot

  • verb give out
    portion; assign.
    • We were assigned new uniforms
  • verb allow to have
    accord; grant.
    • grant a privilege

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chemical_science

  • noun the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
    chemistry.

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carbonic

  • adjective relating to or consisting of or yielding carbon
    carboniferous; carbonous; carbonaceous.

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basket

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

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wool

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

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rationed

  • adjective satellite distributed equitably in limited individual portions
    • got along as best we could on rationed meat and sugar
  • verb restrict the consumption of a relatively scarce commodity, as during war
    ration.
    • Bread was rationed during the siege of the city

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straw

  • noun plant fiber used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder
  • noun material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
    stubble; chaff; husk; stalk; shuck.

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extractor

  • noun an instrument for extracting tight-fitting components
  • noun an apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension
    centrifuge; separator.

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zyloprim

  • noun a drug (trade name Zyloprim) used to treat gout and other conditions in which there is an excessive buildup of uric acid
    allopurinol.

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feedback

  • noun the process in which part of the output of a system is returned to its input in order to regulate its further output
  • noun response to an inquiry or experiment

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transfix

  • verb to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe
    grip; spellbind; fascinate.
    • The snake charmer fascinates the cobra
  • verb pierce with a sharp stake or point
    impale; spike; empale.
    • impale a shrimp on a skewer

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blocker

  • noun a football player whose responsibility is to block players attempting to stop an offensive play
  • noun a class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process
    blocking agent.

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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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move

  • noun the act of deciding to do something
    • he didn't make a move to help
    • his first move was to hire a lawyer
  • noun the act of changing your residence or place of business
    relocation.
    • they say that three moves equal one fire

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vary

  • verb become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
    alter; change.
    • her mood changes in accordance with the weather
    • The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season
  • verb be at variance with; be out of line with
    depart; deviate; diverge.

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photochemistry

  • noun branch of chemistry that deals with the chemical action of light

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anti-inflammatory

  • noun a medicine intended to reduce inflammation
    anti-inflammatory drug.

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anticoagulant

  • noun medicine that prevents or retards the clotting of blood
    decoagulant; anticoagulant medication.

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macerate

  • verb separate into constituents by soaking
  • verb become soft or separate and disintegrate as a result of excessive soaking
    • the tissue macerated in the water

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squeeze

  • noun the act of gripping and pressing firmly
    squeezing.
    • he gave her cheek a playful squeeze
  • noun a state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high
    liquidity crisis; credit crunch.

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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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sucralfate

  • noun medicine consisting of a tablet (trade name Carafate) used to treat peptic ulcers; said to bind to the ulcer site and coat it
    Carafate.

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air_cleaner

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

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cold

  • noun a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
    common cold.
    • will they never find a cure for the common cold?
  • noun the absence of heat
    frigidness; coldness; frigidity; low temperature.
    • the coldness made our breath visible
    • come in out of the cold
    • cold is a vasoconstrictor

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antiarrhythmic

  • noun a drug used to treat an abnormal heart rhythm
    antiarrhythmic medication; antiarrhythmic drug.

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surface_chemistry

  • noun the branch of chemistry that studies processes occurring at interfaces between phases (especially those between liquid and gas)

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volta

  • noun Italian physicist after whom the volt is named; studied electric currents and invented the voltaic pile (1745-1827)
    Conte Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta; Count Alessandro Volta; Conte Alessandro Volta.
  • noun a river in Ghana that flows south to the Bight of Benin

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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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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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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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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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circularise

  • verb canvass by distributing letters
    circularize.
  • verb distribute circulars to
    circularize.

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raid

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

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submerge

  • verb sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
    submerse.
  • verb cover completely or make imperceptible
    overwhelm; drown.
    • I was drowned in work
    • The noise drowned out her speech

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force_out

  • noun a putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base
    force play; force-out; force.
    • the shortstop got the runner at second on a force
  • verb force to leave (an office)
    depose.

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production

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

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pervade

  • verb spread or diffuse through
    riddle; permeate; interpenetrate; penetrate; diffuse; imbue.
    • An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
    • music penetrated the entire building
    • His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks

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filter_bed

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

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irrepressibility

  • noun irrepressible liveliness and good spirit
    buoyancy.
    • I admired his buoyancy and persistent good humor

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policy

  • noun a plan of action adopted by an individual or social group
    • it was a policy of retribution
    • a politician keeps changing his policies
  • noun a line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government
    • they debated the policy or impolicy of the proposed legislation

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antabuse

  • noun a drug (trade name Antabuse) used in the treatment of alcoholism; causes nausea and vomiting if alcohol is ingested
    disulfiram.

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pass

  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; walk.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls
  • noun (military) a written leave of absence
    • he had a pass for three days

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alter

  • verb cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
    modify; change.
    • The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city
    • The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue
  • verb become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
    vary; change.
    • her mood changes in accordance with the weather
    • The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season

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split

  • noun extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in front and the other in back)
  • noun a bottle containing half the usual amount

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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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policy_change

  • noun a major change in attitude or principle or point of view
    about-face; volte-face; reversal.
    • an about-face on foreign policy

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coffee

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

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chromatography

  • noun a process used for separating mixtures by virtue of differences in absorbency

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anticonvulsant

  • noun a drug used to treat or prevent convulsions (as in epilepsy)
    antiepileptic; antiepileptic drug; anticonvulsant drug.

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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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talk

  • noun an exchange of ideas via conversation
    talking.
    • let's have more work and less talk around here
  • noun discussion; (`talk about' is a less formal alternative for `discussion of')
    • his poetry contains much talk about love and anger

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break

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

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precession

  • noun the motion of a spinning body (as a top) in which it wobbles so that the axis of rotation sweeps out a cone
  • noun the act of preceding in time or order or rank (as in a ceremony)
    precedency; precedence.

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therapy

  • noun (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)
    • the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury
    • he tried every treatment the doctors suggested
    • heat therapy gave the best relief

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penetrate

  • verb pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance
    perforate.
    • The bullet penetrated her chest
  • verb come to understand
    fathom; bottom.

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broadsheet

  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; broadside; flyer; throwaway; circular.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers

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materialization

  • noun the process of coming into being; becoming reality
    materialisation.
    • the materialization of her dream
  • noun an appearance in bodily form (as of a disembodied spirit)
    materialisation; manifestation.

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popularizer

  • noun someone who makes attractive to the general public
    populariser; vulgariser; vulgarizer.

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immerse

  • verb thrust or throw into
    plunge.
    • Immerse yourself in hot water
  • verb devote (oneself) fully to
    plunge; absorb; soak up; engross; engulf; steep.
    • He immersed himself into his studies

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pervasive

  • adjective satellite spreading or spread throughout
    permeative; permeating; permeant.
    • armed with permeative irony...he punctures affectations
    • the pervasive odor of garlic
    • an error is pervasive if it is material to more than one conclusion

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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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pertness

  • noun inappropriate playfulness
    archness; perkiness; impertinence; sauciness.
  • noun quality of being lively and confident
    • there was a pertness about her that attracted him

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lithium

  • noun a soft silver-white univalent element of the alkali metal group; the lightest metal known; occurs in several minerals
    atomic number 3; Li.

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crock

  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    smut; soot; lampblack; carbon black.
  • noun nonsense; foolish talk
    • that's a crock

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installment

  • noun a payment of part of a debt; usually paid at regular intervals
  • noun a part of a broadcast serial
    episode; instalment.

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give_out

  • verb give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.
    emit; give off.
    • The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits
  • verb give to several people
    pass out; distribute; hand out.
    • The teacher handed out the exams

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drop

  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    bead; pearl.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead
  • noun a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
    driblet; drib.
    • he had a drop too much to drink
    • a drop of each sample was analyzed
    • there is not a drop of pity in that man
    • years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling

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antidiabetic_drug

  • noun a drug used to treat diabetes mellitus
    antidiabetic.

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hand_out

  • verb give to several people
    pass out; give out; distribute.
    • The teacher handed out the exams

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disunited

  • adjective satellite having been divided; having the unity destroyed
    fragmented; disconnected; split.
    • Congress...gave the impression of...a confusing sum of disconnected local forces"-Samuel Lubell
    • a league of disunited nations"- E.B.White
    • a fragmented coalition
    • a split group
  • verb part; cease or break association with
    dissociate; divorce; disjoint; disassociate; disunite.
    • She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president

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disconnection

  • noun state of being disconnected
    disjunction; disconnectedness; disjuncture.
  • noun an unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding)
    disconnect; gulf.
    • he felt a gulf between himself and his former friends
    • there is a vast disconnect between public opinion and federal policy

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coagulation

  • noun the process of forming semisolid lumps in a liquid
    clotting; curdling.

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circularize

  • verb canvass by distributing letters
    circularise.
  • verb canvass by using a questionnaire

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perforate

  • verb make a hole into or between, as for ease of separation
    punch.
    • perforate the sheets of paper
  • verb pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance
    penetrate.
    • The bullet penetrated her chest

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gore

  • noun coagulated blood from a wound
  • noun Vice President of the United States under Bill Clinton (born in 1948)
    Al Gore; Albert Gore Jr..

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antiepileptic

  • noun a drug used to treat or prevent convulsions (as in epilepsy)
    anticonvulsant; antiepileptic drug; anticonvulsant drug.

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apc

  • noun (military) an armored vehicle (usually equipped with caterpillar treads) that is used to transport infantry
    armoured personnel carrier; armored personnel carrier.
  • noun a drug combination found in some over-the-counter headache remedies (aspirin and phenacetin and caffeine)

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ducking

  • noun hunting ducks
    duck hunting.
  • noun the act of wetting something by submerging it
    immersion; submersion; dousing.

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spike

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

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muscularity

  • noun the physiological state of having or consisting of muscle
  • noun possessing muscular strength
    brawn; heftiness; sinew; brawniness; muscle.

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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public_violence

  • noun a public act of violence by an unruly mob
    riot.

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airiness

  • noun the property of something spacious and abounding in fresh air
  • noun the property of something weightless and insubstantial
    buoyancy.

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downshift

  • noun a change from a financially rewarding but stressful career to a less well paid but more fulfilling one
  • noun a change to a lower gear in a car or bicycle

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permeation

  • noun the process of permeating or infusing something with a substance
    pervasion; suffusion.
  • noun mutual penetration; diffusion of each through the other
    interpenetration.

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sow

  • noun an adult female hog
  • verb place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth
    seed.
    • She sowed sunflower seeds

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shower

  • noun a plumbing fixture that sprays water over you
    • they installed a shower in the bathroom
  • noun washing yourself by standing upright under water sprayed from a nozzle
    shower bath.
    • he took a shower after the game

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dichotomy

  • noun being twofold; a classification into two opposed parts or subclasses
    duality.
    • the dichotomy between eastern and western culture

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carbon_dioxide

  • noun a heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances; absorbed from the air by plants in photosynthesis
    CO2; carbonic acid gas.

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energy

  • noun (physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs
    free energy.
    • energy can take a wide variety of forms
  • noun forceful exertion
    vigor; vigour; zip.
    • he plays tennis with great energy
    • he's full of zip

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strip

  • noun a relatively long narrow piece of something
    • he felt a flat strip of muscle
  • noun artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
    slip.

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winnow

  • noun the act of separating grain from chaff
    sifting; winnowing.
    • the winnowing was done by women
  • verb separate the chaff from by using air currents
    fan.
    • She stood there winnowing chaff all day in the field

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opacification

  • noun the process of becoming cloudy or opaque

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convalescence

  • noun gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury
    recuperation; recovery.

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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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oil

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

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organic

  • noun a fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter
    organic fertilizer; organic fertiliser.
  • adjective relating or belonging to the class of chemical compounds having a carbon basis
    • hydrocarbons are organic compounds

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apothecary

  • noun a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
    druggist; pill roller; pill pusher; pharmacist; chemist.

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mete

  • noun a line that indicates a boundary
    delimitation; border; borderline; boundary line.

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distributor

  • noun someone who markets merchandise
    distributer.
  • noun a person with authority to allot or deal out or apportion
    allocator.

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lysis

  • noun recuperation in which the symptoms of an acute disease gradually subside
  • noun (biochemistry) dissolution or destruction of cells such as blood cells or bacteria

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interplanetary_dust

  • noun microscopic particles in the interplanetary medium

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extract

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

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hollywood

  • noun the film industry of the United States
  • noun a flashy vulgar tone or atmosphere believed to be characteristic of the American film industry
    • some people in publishing think of theirs as a glamorous medium so they copy the glitter of Hollywood

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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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oxytocic_drug

  • noun a drug that induces labor by stimulating contractions of the muscles of the uterus
    oxytocic.

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alcohol

  • noun a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
    alcoholic beverage; intoxicant; alcoholic drink; inebriant.
    • alcohol (or drink) ruined him
  • noun any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation

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domestic_violence

  • noun violence or physical abuse directed toward your spouse or domestic partner; usually violence by men against women

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go_around

  • verb be sufficient
    • There's not enough to go around
  • verb become widely known and passed on
    spread; circulate.
    • the rumor spread
    • the story went around in the office

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chokedamp

  • noun the atmosphere in a mine following an explosion; high in carbon dioxide and incapable of supporting life
    blackdamp.

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diffusive

  • adjective satellite spreading by diffusion
    dispersive; diffusing; disseminative.

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antiprotozoal_drug

  • noun a medicinal drug used to fight diseases (like malaria) that are caused by protozoa
    antiprotozoal.

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rubefacient

  • noun a medicine for external application that produces redness of the skin

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medicine

  • noun the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
    medical specialty.
  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicament; medication; medicinal drug.

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surprise

  • noun the astonishment you feel when something totally unexpected happens to you
  • noun a sudden unexpected event

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induction

  • noun a formal entry into an organization or position or office
    initiation; installation.
    • his initiation into the club
    • he was ordered to report for induction into the army
    • he gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame
  • noun an electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current
    inductance.

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slush

  • noun partially melted snow
  • verb make a splashing sound
    splosh; splash; slosh.
    • water was splashing on the floor

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haart

  • noun a combination of protease inhibitors taken with reverse transcriptase inhibitors; used in treating AIDS and HIV
    drug cocktail; highly active antiretroviral therapy.

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dunk

  • noun a basketball shot in which the basketball is propelled downward into the basket
    dunk shot; stuff shot.
  • verb immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
    souse; plunge; dip; douse.
    • dip the garment into the cleaning solution
    • dip the brush into the paint

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dispersive

  • adjective satellite spreading by diffusion
    diffusive; diffusing; disseminative.

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splashed

  • adjective satellite (of a fluid) having been propelled about in flying drops or masses
    • with clothes wet by splashed water
  • verb cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force
    splosh; sprinkle; splash.
    • She splashed the water around her

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ionisation

  • noun the condition of being dissociated into ions (as by heat or radiation or chemical reaction or electrical discharge)
    ionization.
    • the ionization of a gas
  • noun the process of ionizing; the formation of ions by separating atoms or molecules or radicals or by adding or subtracting electrons from atoms by strong electric fields in a gas
    ionization.

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turning

  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turn.
    • he took a turn to the right
  • noun act of changing in practice or custom
    • the law took many turnings over the years

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bicarbonate

  • noun a salt of carbonic acid (containing the anion HCO3) in which one hydrogen atom has been replaced; an acid carbonate
    hydrogen carbonate.

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empale

  • verb pierce with a sharp stake or point
    impale; spike; transfix.
    • impale a shrimp on a skewer

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news_show

  • noun a program devoted to current events, often using interviews and commentary
    news program; news.
    • we watch the 7 o'clock news every night

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popularization

  • noun an interpretation that easily understandable and acceptable
    popularisation.
  • noun the act of making something attractive to the general public
    vulgarization; popularisation; vulgarisation.

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pickaxe

  • noun a heavy iron tool with a wooden handle and a curved head that is pointed on both ends
    pickax; pick.
    • they used picks and sledges to break the rocks

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flyer

  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; broadside; broadsheet; throwaway; circular.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers
  • noun someone who travels by air
    flier.

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formation

  • noun an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit
    • a defensive formation
    • a formation of planes
  • noun the act of fabricating something in a particular shape
    shaping.

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giveaway

  • noun a gift of public land or resources for the private gain of a limited group
  • noun an unintentional disclosure

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mobilize

  • verb make ready for action or use
    mobilise; marshal; summon.
    • marshal resources
  • verb call to arms; of military personnel
    rally; mobilise; call up.

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thrust

  • noun the force used in pushing
    push.
    • the push of the water on the walls of the tank
    • the thrust of the jet engines
  • noun a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
    knife thrust; stab.
    • one strong stab to the heart killed him

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reallotment

  • noun a new apportionment (especially a new apportionment of congressional seats in the United States on the basis of census results)
    reapportionment; reallocation.

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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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bleed

  • verb lose blood from one's body
    shed blood; hemorrhage.
  • verb draw blood
    phlebotomise; phlebotomize; leech.
    • In the old days, doctors routinely bled patients as part of the treatment

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card

  • noun one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes
    • he collected cards and traded them with the other boys
  • noun a card certifying the identity of the bearer
    identity card.
    • he had to show his card to get in

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temperature

  • noun the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
  • noun the somatic sensation of cold or heat

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drench

  • verb drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged
    swamp.
    • The tsunami swamped every boat in the harbor
  • verb force to drink

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natural_action

  • noun a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)
    action; natural process; activity.
    • the action of natural forces
    • volcanic activity

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diffused

  • adjective satellite (of light rays) subjected to scattering by reflection from a rough surface or transmission through a translucent material
    • diffused light
  • verb move outward
    fan out; spread; diffuse; spread out.
    • The soldiers fanned out

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air_raid

  • noun an attack by armed planes on a surface target
    air attack.

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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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recovering

  • adjective satellite returning to health after illness or debility
    convalescent.
    • convalescent children are difficult to keep in bed
  • verb get or find back; recover the use of
    regain; recover; retrieve; find.
    • She regained control of herself
    • She found her voice and replied quickly

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cullender

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

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recharge

  • verb load anew
    reload.
    • She reloaded the gun carefully
  • verb charge anew
    • recharge a battery

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atromid-s

  • noun a drug (trade name Atromid-S) that reduces lipids in the blood serum; used to treat some cardiovascular diseases
    clofibrate.

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transition

  • noun the act of passing from one state or place to the next
    passage.
  • noun an event that results in a transformation
    conversion; changeover.

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sprayer

  • noun a worker who applies spray to a surface
  • noun a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mist
    nebuliser; atomizer; spray; atomiser; nebulizer.

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sick

  • noun people who are sick
    • they devote their lives to caring for the sick
  • verb eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    retch; regorge; be sick; disgorge; spew; vomit up; puke; honk; cat; purge; cast; spue; upchuck; vomit; barf; regurgitate; throw up; chuck.
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

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dispersal

  • noun the act of dispersing or diffusing something
    dispersion; diffusion; dissemination.
    • the dispersion of the troops
    • the diffusion of knowledge

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filter

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

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keen

  • noun a funeral lament sung with loud wailing
  • verb express grief verbally
    lament.
    • we lamented the death of the child

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diffuser

  • noun baffle that distributes sound waves evenly
    diffusor.
  • noun optical device that distributes the light of a lamp evenly
    diffusor.

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dosage

  • noun the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time
    dose.
  • noun a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time
    dose.

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road_rage

  • noun violence exhibited by drivers in traffic

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promotion

  • noun a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution
    promotional material; packaging; publicity.
    • the packaging of new ideas
  • noun act of raising in rank or position

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trickle

  • noun flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid
    drip; dribble.
    • there's a drip through the roof
  • verb run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream
    filter; dribble.
    • water trickled onto the lawn from the broken hose
    • reports began to dribble in

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assign

  • verb give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
    depute; delegate; designate.
  • verb give out
    portion; allot.
    • We were assigned new uniforms

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immunosuppressive_drug

  • noun a drug that lowers the body's normal immune response
    immunosuppressant; immunosuppressive; immune suppressant drug; immunosuppressor.

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coffee_filter

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

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popularise

  • verb cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use
    vulgarise; generalise; generalize; vulgarize; popularize.
    • They popularized coffee in Washington State
    • Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors
  • verb make understandable to the general public
    popularize.
    • Carl Sagan popularized cosmology in his books

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permeative

  • adjective satellite spreading or spread throughout
    pervasive; permeating; permeant.
    • armed with permeative irony...he punctures affectations
    • the pervasive odor of garlic
    • an error is pervasive if it is material to more than one conclusion

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lithium_carbonate

  • noun a white powder (LiCO3) used in manufacturing glass and ceramics and as a drug; the drug (trade names Lithane or Lithonate or Eskalith) is used to treat some forms of depression and manic episodes of manic-depressive disorder
    Lithane; Eskalith; Lithonate.

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irradiation

  • noun the condition of being exposed to radiation
  • noun a column of light (as from a beacon)
    shaft; ray of light; shaft of light; beam; beam of light; light beam; ray.

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feel

  • noun an intuitive awareness;
    • he has a feel for animals" or "it's easy when you get the feel of it
  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; tone; flavor; feeling; smell; spirit.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason

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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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soothing

  • adjective satellite affording physical relief
    • a soothing ointment for her sunburn
  • verb give moral or emotional strength to
    soothe; comfort; console; solace.

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metrication

  • noun the act of changing from imperial units of measurement to metric units: meters, grams, seconds
    metrification.

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insect_bite

  • noun a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin
    bite; sting.

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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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lopid

  • noun medication (trade name Lopid) used to lower the levels of triglyceride in the blood
    gemfibrozil.

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carry

  • noun the act of carrying something
  • verb move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
    transport.
    • You must carry your camping gear
    • carry the suitcases to the car
    • This train is carrying nuclear waste
    • These pipes carry waste water into the river

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pentylenetetrazol

  • noun a drug used as a circulatory and respiratory stimulant; larger doses cause convulsions in shock therapy; Metrazol is a trademark
    pentamethylenetetrazol; Metrazol.

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mist

  • noun a thin fog with condensation near the ground
  • verb become covered with mist
    mist over.
    • The windshield misted over

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dunkard

  • noun an adherent of Baptistic doctrines (who practice baptism by immersion)
    Tunker; Dunker.

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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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centrifuge

  • noun an apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension
    extractor; separator.
  • verb rotate at very high speed in order to separate the liquids from the solids
    centrifugate.

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stimulation

  • noun the act of arousing an organism to action
  • noun any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
    stimulus; stimulant; input.

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percolator

  • noun a coffeepot in which boiling water ascends through a central tube and filters back down through a basket of ground coffee beans

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antispasmodic

  • noun a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles)
    spasmolytic; antispasmodic agent.

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carbonate

  • noun a salt or ester of carbonic acid (containing the anion CO3)
  • verb turn into a carbonate

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soul

  • noun the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life
    psyche.
  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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dunker

  • noun an eater who dips food into a liquid before eating it
    • he was a dunker--he couldn't eat a doughnut without a cup of coffee to dunk it in
  • noun a basketball player who is able to make dunk shots

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spirit

  • noun the vital principle or animating force within living things
  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; feel; tone; flavor; feeling; smell.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason

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attack

  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    onset; onrush; onslaught.
    • the attack began at dawn
  • noun an offensive move in a sport or game
    • they won the game with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning

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dissipate

  • verb to cause to separate and go in different directions
    dispel; scatter; break up; disperse.
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds
  • verb move away from each other;
    scatter; disperse; spread out.
    • The crowds dispersed
    • The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached

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storm

  • noun a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
    violent storm.
  • noun a violent commotion or disturbance
    tempest.
    • the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away
    • it was only a tempest in a teapot

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tea

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

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analgesic

  • noun a medicine used to relieve pain
    anodyne; pain pill; painkiller.
  • adjective satellite capable of relieving pain
    anodyne; analgetic.
    • the anodyne properties of certain drugs
    • an analgesic effect

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submersion

  • noun sinking until covered completely with water
    immersion; submergence; submerging.
  • noun the act of wetting something by submerging it
    immersion; ducking; dousing.

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gemfibrozil

  • noun medication (trade name Lopid) used to lower the levels of triglyceride in the blood
    Lopid.

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blackdamp

  • noun the atmosphere in a mine following an explosion; high in carbon dioxide and incapable of supporting life
    chokedamp.

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bloodshed

  • noun the shedding of blood resulting in murder
    gore.
    • he avenged the bloodshed of his kinsmen
  • noun indiscriminate slaughter
    battue; bloodbath; bloodletting.
    • a bloodbath took place when the leaders of the plot surrendered
    • ten days after the bloodletting Hitler gave the action its name
    • the valley is no stranger to bloodshed and murder
    • a huge prison battue was ordered

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break_up

  • verb to cause to separate and go in different directions
    dispel; scatter; disperse; dissipate.
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds
  • verb discontinue an association or relation; go different ways
    break; separate; split up; part; split.
    • The business partners broke over a tax question
    • The couple separated after 25 years of marriage
    • My friend and I split up

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natural_process

  • noun a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)
    action; natural action; activity.
    • the action of natural forces
    • volcanic activity

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metamere

  • noun one of a series of similar body segments into which some animals are divided longitudinally
    somite.

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shell

  • noun ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun
  • noun the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals

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lot

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • noun a parcel of land having fixed boundaries
    • he bought a lot on the lake

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creep_in

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

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needle

  • noun the leaf of a conifer
    acerate leaf.
  • noun a slender pointer for indicating the reading on the scale of a measuring instrument

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prosthetic

  • adjective of or relating to prosthetics
  • adjective relating to or serving as a prosthesis

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antibacterial

  • noun any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth
    antibacterial drug; bactericide.
  • adjective destroying bacteria or inhibiting their growth

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sousing

  • noun the act of making something completely wet
    soaking; souse; drenching.
    • he gave it a good drenching
  • verb cover with liquid; pour liquid onto
    drench; souse; soak; sop; douse; dowse.
    • souse water on his hot face

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broadcast

  • noun message that is transmitted by radio or television
  • noun a radio or television show
    program; programme.
    • did you see his program last night?

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anticholinesterase

  • noun a medicine that inhibits cholinesterase by combining with it and so has a cholinergic effect

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prosthesis

  • noun corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body
    prosthetic device.

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gutter

  • noun a channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater
    trough.
  • noun misfortune resulting in lost effort or money
    toilet; sewer.
    • his career was in the gutter
    • all that work went down the sewer
    • pensions are in the toilet

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motility

  • noun ability to move spontaneously and independently
  • noun a change of position that does not entail a change of location
    motion; move; movement.
    • the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise
    • movement is a sign of life
    • an impatient move of his hand
    • gastrointestinal motility

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inocor

  • noun a drug (trade name Inocor) used intravenously in heart failure; increases strength of contraction of myocardium
    amrinone.

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secularisation

  • noun the activity of changing something (art or education or society or morality etc.) so it is no longer under the control or influence of religion
    secularization.
  • noun transfer of property from ecclesiastical to civil possession
    secularization.

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infiltrate

  • verb cause (a liquid) to enter by penetrating the interstices
  • verb enter a group or organization in order to spy on the members
    penetrate.
    • The student organization was infiltrated by a traitor

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inhalation

  • noun the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing
    aspiration; intake; breathing in; inspiration.
  • noun a medication to be taken by inhaling it
    inhalant.

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diffusion

  • noun (physics) the process in which there is movement of a substance from an area of high concentration of that substance to an area of lower concentration
  • noun the spread of social institutions (and myths and skills) from one society to another

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populariser

  • noun someone who makes attractive to the general public
    vulgariser; popularizer; vulgarizer.

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television

  • noun broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects
    telecasting; TV; video.
    • she is a star of screen and video
    • Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done" - Ernie Kovacs
  • noun a telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points
    television system.

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pusher

  • noun one who intrudes or pushes himself forward
    thruster.
  • noun an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs
    drug peddler; drug dealer; drug trafficker; peddler.

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liquid

  • noun a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure
  • noun the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility
    liquid state; liquidness; liquidity.

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incision

  • noun a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    scratch; slit; prick; dent.
  • noun the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
    section; surgical incision.

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reallocation

  • noun a share that has been allocated again
  • noun a new apportionment (especially a new apportionment of congressional seats in the United States on the basis of census results)
    reapportionment; reallotment.

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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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bed

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

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popularize

  • verb cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use
    popularise; vulgarise; generalise; generalize; vulgarize.
    • They popularized coffee in Washington State
    • Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors
  • verb make understandable to the general public
    popularise.
    • Carl Sagan popularized cosmology in his books

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colander

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

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camphorated_tincture_of_opium

  • noun medicine used to treat diarrhea
    paregoric.

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rebroadcast

  • noun a broadcast that repeated at a later time
  • verb broadcast again, as of a film
    rerun.

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magnesium

  • noun a light silver-white ductile bivalent metallic element; in pure form it burns with brilliant white flame; occurs naturally only in combination (as in magnesite and dolomite and carnallite and spinel and olivine)
    atomic number 12; Mg.

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disband

  • verb cause to break up or cease to function
    • the principal disbanded the political student organization
  • verb stop functioning or cohering as a unit
    dissolve.
    • The political wing of the party dissolved after much internal fighting

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impale

  • verb pierce with a sharp stake or point
    spike; empale; transfix.
    • impale a shrimp on a skewer
  • verb kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole
    stake.
    • the enemies were impaled and left to die

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circulate

  • verb become widely known and passed on
    spread; go around.
    • the rumor spread
    • the story went around in the office
  • verb cause to become widely known
    circularise; disseminate; distribute; broadcast; spread; circularize; disperse; pass around; propagate; diffuse.
    • spread information
    • circulate a rumor
    • broadcast the news

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pill_roller

  • noun a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
    druggist; pill pusher; apothecary; pharmacist; chemist.

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spiritedness

  • noun quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous
    vivification; animation; brio; invigoration.

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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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isosorbide

  • noun drug (trade name Isordil) used to treat angina pectoris and congestive heart failure
    Isordil.

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cleaner

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

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storage_allocation

  • noun (computer science) the assignment of particular areas of a magnetic disk to particular data or instructions
    allocation.

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antidiuretic

  • noun a drug that limits the formation of urine
    antidiuretic drug.

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entail

  • noun land received by fee tail
  • noun the act of entailing property; the creation of a fee tail from a fee simple

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generality

  • noun an idea or conclusion having general application
    generalisation; generalization.
    • he spoke in broad generalities
  • noun the quality of being general or widespread or having general applicability

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look

  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; aspect; face.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face
  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking; looking at.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him

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plavix

  • noun a blood thinner (trade name Plavix) approved for the treatment of mild heart attacks; works by preventing blood platelets from sticking together to form clots that would restrict blood flow
    clopidogrel bisulfate.

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public_exposure

  • noun the opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate
    spreading; airing; dissemination.

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diffusor

  • noun baffle that distributes sound waves evenly
    diffuser.
  • noun optical device that distributes the light of a lamp evenly
    diffuser.

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antihypertensive_drug

  • noun a drug that reduces high blood pressure
    antihypertensive.

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leach

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

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ginger

  • noun perennial plants having thick branching aromatic rhizomes and leafy reedlike stems
  • noun dried ground gingerroot
    powdered ginger.

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pick-me-up

  • noun anything with restorative powers
    pickup.
    • she needed the pickup that coffee always gave her
  • noun a tonic or restorative (especially a drink of liquor)
    bracer.

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atomic_cocktail

  • noun an oral dose of radioactive substance used in treatment and diagnosis of cancer

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television_program

  • noun a program broadcast by television
    television show; TV program; TV show.

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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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divvy_up

  • verb give out as one's portion or share
    deal; share; apportion; portion out.

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seem

  • verb give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
    look; appear.
    • She seems to be sleeping
    • This appears to be a very difficult problem
    • This project looks fishy
    • They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time
  • verb seem to be true, probable, or apparent
    appear.
    • It seems that he is very gifted
    • It appears that the weather in California is very bad

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recover

  • verb get or find back; recover the use of
    regain; retrieve; find.
    • She regained control of herself
    • She found her voice and replied quickly
  • verb get over an illness or shock
    recuperate; convalesce.
    • The patient is recuperating

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conversion

  • noun an event that results in a transformation
    transition; changeover.
  • noun a change in the units or form of an expression: "conversion from Fahrenheit to Centigrade"

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geologic

  • adjective of or relating to or based on geology
    geological.
    • geological formations
    • geologic forces

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sprinkler

  • noun mechanical device that attaches to a garden hose for watering lawn or garden

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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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lithonate

  • noun a white powder (LiCO3) used in manufacturing glass and ceramics and as a drug; the drug (trade names Lithane or Lithonate or Eskalith) is used to treat some forms of depression and manic episodes of manic-depressive disorder
    lithium carbonate; Lithane; Eskalith.

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storage

  • noun the act of storing something
  • noun a depository for goods
    entrepot; depot; store; storehouse.
    • storehouses were built close to the docks

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phase

  • noun any distinct time period in a sequence of events
    stage.
    • we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected
  • noun (physical chemistry) a distinct state of matter in a system; matter that is identical in chemical composition and physical state and separated from other material by the phase boundary
    form.
    • the reaction occurs in the liquid phase of the system

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calcium_blocker

  • noun any of a class of drugs that block the flow of the electrolyte calcium (either in nerve cell conduction or smooth muscle contraction of the heart); has been used in the treatment of angina or arrhythmia or hypertension or migraine
    calcium-channel blocker.

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prescription_drug

  • noun a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist
    prescription; prescription medicine; ethical drug.
    • he told the doctor that he had been taking his prescription regularly

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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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poke_into

  • verb enter briefly
    • We poked into the bar
  • verb examine physically with or as if with a probe
    dig into; probe.
    • probe an anthill

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jauntiness

  • noun stylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance
    nattiness; rakishness; dapperness.
  • noun a breezy liveliness
    breeziness.
    • a delightful breeziness of manner

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transmit

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

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sieve_out

  • verb separate or remove
    pick over.
    • The customer picked over the selection

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pharmacist

  • noun a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
    druggist; pill roller; pill pusher; apothecary; chemist.

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switching

  • noun the act of changing one thing or position for another
    shift; switch.
    • his switch on abortion cost him the election
  • verb change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence
    switch over; switch; exchange.

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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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honeycomb

  • noun a structure of small hexagonal cells constructed from beeswax by bees and used to store honey and larvae
  • noun a framework of hexagonal cells resembling the honeycomb built by bees

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play

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

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hurtle

  • verb move with or as if with a rushing sound
    • The cars hurtled by
  • verb make a thrusting forward movement
    lunge; thrust; hurl.

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fossilization

  • noun the process of fossilizing a plant or animal that existed in some earlier age; the process of being turned to stone
    fossilisation.
  • noun becoming inflexible or out of date
    fossilisation.

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zeitgeist

  • noun the spirit of the time; the spirit characteristic of an age or generation

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antidepressant_drug

  • noun any of a class of drugs used to treat depression; often have undesirable side effects
    antidepressant.

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share-out

  • noun a distribution in shares
    sharing.

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centrifugation

  • noun the process of separating substances of different densities by the use of a centrifuge

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medicament

  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicine; medication; medicinal drug.

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pervasion

  • noun the process of permeating or infusing something with a substance
    permeation; suffusion.

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disjointed

  • adjective satellite lacking orderly continuity
    disordered; disconnected; garbled; scattered; confused; unconnected; illogical.
    • a confused set of instructions
    • a confused dream about the end of the world
    • disconnected fragments of a story
    • scattered thoughts
  • verb part; cease or break association with
    dissociate; divorce; disjoint; disassociate; disunite.
    • She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president

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propagate

  • verb transmit from one generation to the next
    • propagate these characteristics
  • verb travel through the air
    • sound and light propagate in this medium

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tyrosine_kinase_inhibitor

  • noun a drug used in cases of chronic myeloid leukemia

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inspirit

  • verb infuse with spirit
    spirit up; spirit.
    • The company spirited him up

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device

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

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deal_out

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

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courageousness

  • noun a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear
    braveness; courage; bravery.

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reallocate

  • verb allocate, distribute, or apportion anew
    reapportion.
    • Congressional seats are reapportioned on the basis of census data

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antidiuretic_drug

  • noun a drug that limits the formation of urine
    antidiuretic.

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episode

  • noun a happening that is distinctive in a series of related events
  • noun a brief section of a literary or dramatic work that forms part of a connected series

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eject

  • verb put out or expel from a place
    chuck out; turf out; boot out; turn out; exclude.
    • The unruly student was excluded from the game
  • verb eliminate (a substance)
    release; exhaust; expel; discharge.
    • combustion products are exhausted in the engine
    • the plant releases a gas

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energize

  • verb cause to be alert and energetic
    arouse; energise; perk up; brace; stimulate.
    • Coffee and tea stimulate me
    • This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate
  • verb raise to a higher energy level
    energise; excite.
    • excite the atoms

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lithane

  • noun a white powder (LiCO3) used in manufacturing glass and ceramics and as a drug; the drug (trade names Lithane or Lithonate or Eskalith) is used to treat some forms of depression and manic episodes of manic-depressive disorder
    lithium carbonate; Eskalith; Lithonate.

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saturate

  • verb cause (a chemical compound, vapour, solution, magnetic material) to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance
  • verb infuse or fill completely
    impregnate.
    • Impregnate the cloth with alcohol

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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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tyrosine

  • noun an amino acid found in most proteins; a precursor of several hormones

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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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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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aerosol

  • noun a cloud of solid or liquid particles in a gas
  • noun a dispenser that holds a substance under pressure and that can release it as a fine spray (usually by means of a propellant gas)
    aerosol container; aerosol can; spray can; aerosol bomb.

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squeeze_out

  • verb force out
    • Some employees were squeezed out by the recent budget cuts
  • verb make by laborious and precarious means
    eke out.
    • He eked out a living as a painter

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ionophoresis

  • noun the motion of charged particles in a colloid under the influence of an electric field; particles with a positive charge go to the cathode and negative to the anode
    electrophoresis; cataphoresis; dielectrolysis.

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brew

  • noun drink made by steeping and boiling and fermenting rather than distilling
    brewage.
  • verb prepare by brewing
    • people have been brewing beer for thousands of years

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hematinic

  • noun a medicine that increases the hemoglobin content of the blood; used to treat iron-deficiency anemia
    haematinic.

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dispersed

  • adjective satellite distributed or spread over a considerable extent
    spread.
    • has ties with many widely dispersed friends
    • eleven million Jews are spread throughout Europe
  • verb distribute loosely
    dust; sprinkle; scatter; dot; disperse.
    • He scattered gun powder under the wagon

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salt

  • noun a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
  • noun white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
    common salt; table salt.

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dot

  • noun a very small circular shape
    point.
    • a row of points
    • draw lines between the dots
  • noun the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966
    Department of Transportation; Transportation.

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gain

  • noun a quantity that is added
    addition; increase.
    • there was an addition to property taxes this year
    • they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks
  • noun the advantageous quality of being beneficial
    profit.

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permeant

  • adjective satellite spreading or spread throughout
    pervasive; permeative; permeating.
    • armed with permeative irony...he punctures affectations
    • the pervasive odor of garlic
    • an error is pervasive if it is material to more than one conclusion

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carafate

  • noun medicine consisting of a tablet (trade name Carafate) used to treat peptic ulcers; said to bind to the ulcer site and coat it
    sucralfate.

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atomise

  • verb spray very finely
    atomize.
    • atomize perfume
  • verb strike at with firepower or bombs
    nuke; atomize; zap.
    • zap the enemy

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restorative

  • noun a medicine that strengthens and invigorates
    tonic.
  • noun a device for treating injury or disease
    corrective.

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tincture

  • noun a substances that colors metals
  • noun an indication that something has been present
    vestige; shadow; trace.
    • there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim
    • a tincture of condescension

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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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antidiarrheal_drug

  • noun a drug used to control or stop diarrhea
    antidiarrheal.

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allocatable

  • adjective satellite capable of being distributed
    apportionable; allocable.

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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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spanking

  • noun the act of slapping on the buttocks
    • he gave the brat a good spanking
  • verb give a spanking to; subject to a spanking
    larrup; paddle; spank.

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allocable

  • adjective satellite capable of being distributed
    apportionable; allocatable.

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sop

  • noun piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid
    sops.
  • noun a concession given to mollify or placate
    • the offer was a sop to my feelings

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elan

  • noun a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
    zeal; ardor; ardour.
    • they were imbued with a revolutionary ardor
    • he felt a kind of religious zeal
  • noun distinctive and stylish elegance
    dash; panache; style; flair.
    • he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer

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disconnectedness

  • noun state of being disconnected
    disconnection; disjunction; disjuncture.

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earth

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

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thermochemistry

  • noun the branch of chemistry that studies the relation between chemical action and the amount of heat absorbed or generated

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patent_medicine

  • noun medicine that is protected by a patent and available without a doctor's prescription

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pick

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

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leaching

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

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phase_change

  • noun a change from one state (solid or liquid or gas) to another without a change in chemical composition
    phase transition; state change; physical change.

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series

  • noun similar things placed in order or happening one after another
    • they were investigating a series of bank robberies
  • noun a serialized set of programs
    serial.
    • a comedy series
    • the Masterworks concert series

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sharing

  • noun using or enjoying something jointly with others
  • noun having in common
    • the sharing of electrons creates molecules

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distributed

  • adjective spread out or scattered about or divided up
  • verb administer or bestow, as in small portions
    dish out; deal; parcel out; dispense; distribute; dole out; administer; allot; lot; deal out; mete out; shell out.
    • administer critical remarks to everyone present
    • dole out some money
    • shell out pocket money for the children
    • deal a blow to someone
    • the machine dispenses soft drinks

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kinase

  • noun an enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of a proenzyme to an active enzyme

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bust

  • noun a complete failure
    flop; fizzle.
    • the play was a dismal flop
  • noun the chest of a woman
    female chest.

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electrophoresis

  • noun the motion of charged particles in a colloid under the influence of an electric field; particles with a positive charge go to the cathode and negative to the anode
    cataphoresis; dielectrolysis; ionophoresis.

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interpenetration

  • noun the action of penetrating between or among
  • noun mutual penetration; diffusion of each through the other
    permeation.

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air_attack

  • noun an attack by armed planes on a surface target
    air raid.

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alcoholise

  • verb treat or infuse with alcohol
    alcoholize.
    • alcoholize the fruit and let them sit in the refrigerator
  • verb make alcoholic, as by fermenting
    alcoholize.
    • alcoholize