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coach

  • noun (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team
    handler; manager.
  • noun a person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.)
    tutor; private instructor.

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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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circuit_breaker

  • noun a device that trips like a switch and opens the circuit when overloaded
    breaker.

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rating

  • noun an appraisal of the value of something
    valuation; evaluation.
    • he set a high valuation on friendship
  • noun act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of
    evaluation.

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expostulation

  • noun the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
    objection; remonstration; remonstrance.
  • noun an exclamation of protest or remonstrance or reproof

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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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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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permanent_magnet

  • noun a magnet that retains its magnetism after being removed from a magnetic field
    static magnet.

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resistance

  • noun the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
    opposition.
    • he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens
    • despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead
  • noun any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion

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yellow

  • noun yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
    yellowness.
  • verb turn yellow
    • The pages of the book began to yellow

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electric_motor

  • noun a motor that converts electricity to mechanical work

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gossipmonger

  • noun a person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others
    rumourmonger; gossiper; newsmonger; rumormonger; gossip.

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intercommunication

  • noun mutual communication; communication with each other
    • they intercepted intercommunication between enemy ships

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limiter

  • noun (electronics) a nonlinear electronic circuit whose output is limited in amplitude; used to limit the instantaneous amplitude of a waveform (to clip off the peaks of a waveform)
    clipper.
    • a limiter introduces amplitude distortion

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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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gossip

  • noun light informal conversation for social occasions
    chin wag; chit-chat; chitchat; chin-wagging; causerie; chin-wag; small talk; gabfest; chin wagging; chit chat; tittle-tattle; gab.
  • noun a report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people
    comment; scuttlebutt.
    • the divorce caused much gossip

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disk

  • noun something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate
    disc; saucer.
    • the moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky
  • noun a flat circular plate
    disc.

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electrolytic_condenser

  • noun a fixed capacitor consisting of two electrodes separated by an electrolyte
    electrolytic; electrolytic capacitor.

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mail_service

  • noun the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office
    mail; post; postal service.
    • the mail handles billions of items every day
    • he works for the United States mail service
    • in England they call mail `the post'

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voltaic_cell

  • noun an electric cell that generates an electromotive force by an irreversible conversion of chemical to electrical energy; cannot be recharged
    primary cell; galvanic cell.

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hold

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

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laudator

  • noun someone who communicates high praise
    extoller; lauder.

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lightning_arrester

  • noun electrical device inserted in a power line to protect equipment from sudden fluctuations in current
    spike arrester; surge protector; surge suppressor; spike suppressor.

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flash

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

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tesla_coil

  • noun a step-up transformer with an air core; used to produce high voltages at high frequencies

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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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passage

  • noun the act of passing from one state or place to the next
    transition.
  • noun a section of text; particularly a section of medium length

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racing_car

  • noun a fast car that competes in races
    race car; racer.

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patched

  • adjective satellite mended usually clumsily by covering a hole with a patch
    • patched jeans
  • verb to join or unite the pieces of
    piece; patch.
    • patch the skirt

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photovoltaic_cell

  • noun a cell that converts solar energy into electrical energy
    solar cell.

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solicit

  • verb make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently
    tap; beg.
    • Henry IV solicited the Pope for a divorce
    • My neighbor keeps soliciting money for different charities
  • verb make amorous advances towards
    romance; woo; court.
    • John is courting Mary

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road

  • noun an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
    route.
  • noun a way or means to achieve something
    • the road to fame

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written_communication

  • noun communication by means of written symbols (either printed or handwritten)
    black and white; written language.

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bypass_condenser

  • noun a capacitor that provides low impedance over certain (high) frequencies
    bypass capacitor.

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electrical_condenser

  • noun an electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge
    capacitance; condenser; capacitor.

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me

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

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antediluvian

  • noun any of the early patriarchs who lived prior to the Noachian deluge
    antediluvian patriarch.
  • noun a very old person
    ancient.

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protective

  • adjective intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind
    • a protective covering
    • the use of protective masks and equipment
    • protective coatings
    • kept the drunken sailor in protective custody
    • animals with protective coloring
    • protective tariffs
  • adjective satellite showing care
    • a protective mother

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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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treadle

  • noun a lever that is operated with the foot
    pedal; foot lever; foot pedal.
  • verb tread over
    • the brick maker treadles over clay to pick out the stones

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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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electric_battery

  • noun a device that produces electricity; may have several primary or secondary cells arranged in parallel or series
    battery.

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series_circuit

  • noun a circuit having its parts connected serially

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photoconductive_cell

  • noun a transducer used to detect and measure light and other radiations
    photocell; photoelectric cell; electric eye; magic eye.

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baton

  • noun a thin tapered rod used by a conductor to lead an orchestra or choir
    wand.
  • noun a short stout club used primarily by policemen
    nightstick; billy club; billystick; billy; truncheon.

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railroad_engineer

  • noun the operator of a railway locomotive
    locomotive engineer; engine driver; engineer.

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jack

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

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resonant

  • adjective satellite characterized by resonance
    resonating; resounding; reverberating; reverberative.
    • a resonant voice
    • hear the rolling thunder
  • adjective satellite serving to bring to mind
    reminiscent; remindful; evocative; redolent.
    • cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note"- Wilder Hobson
    • a campaign redolent of machine politics

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aviate

  • verb operate an airplane
    fly; pilot.
    • The pilot flew to Cuba

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spark

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

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send_a_message

  • verb give or constitute a signal, not necessarily verbally
    • The lack of good teachers sends a strong message to all parents in the community

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magic

  • noun any art that invokes supernatural powers
    thaumaturgy.
  • noun an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
    thaumaturgy; legerdemain; conjuring trick; trick; deception; conjuration; magic trick; illusion.

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transmission

  • noun the act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted
    transmittal; transmitting.
  • noun communication by means of transmitted signals

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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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leave

  • noun the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty
    leave of absence.
    • a ten day's leave to visit his mother
  • noun permission to do something
    • she was granted leave to speak

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presenter

  • noun someone who presents a message of some sort (as a petition or an address or a check or a memorial etc.)
  • noun an advocate who presents a person (as for an award or a degree or an introduction etc.)
    sponsor.

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race

  • noun any competition
    • the race for the presidency
  • noun a contest of speed
    • the race is to the swift

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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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team

  • noun a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
    squad.
  • noun two or more draft animals that work together to pull something

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lever

  • noun a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum
  • noun a simple machine that gives a mechanical advantage when given a fulcrum

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latch

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

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intercommunicate

  • verb be interconnected, afford passage
    • These rooms intercommunicate
  • verb transmit thoughts or feelings
    communicate.
    • He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist

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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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relay_race

  • noun a race between teams; each member runs or swims part of the distance
    relay.

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skiing

  • noun a sport in which participants must travel on skis
  • verb move along on skis
    ski.
    • We love to ski the Rockies
    • My children don't ski

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pulse

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

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sign

  • noun a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
    mark.
    • he showed signs of strain
    • they welcomed the signs of spring
  • noun a public display of a message
    • he posted signs in all the shop windows

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switchboard_operator

  • noun someone who helps callers get the person they are calling
    telephone operator; telephonist.

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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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negotiator

  • noun someone who negotiates (confers with others in order to reach a settlement)
    treater; negotiant.

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manus

  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; paw; hand.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt

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electrostatic_generator

  • noun electrical device that produces a high voltage by building up a charge of static electricity
    electrostatic machine; Wimshurst machine; Van de Graaff generator.

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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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functioning

  • noun process or manner of functioning or operating
    performance; operation.
    • the power of its engine determines its operation
    • the plane's operation in high winds
    • they compared the cooking performance of each oven
    • the jet's performance conformed to high standards
  • verb perform as expected when applied
    function; go; work; run; operate.
    • The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in
    • Does this old car still run well?
    • This old radio doesn't work anymore

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expressive

  • adjective satellite characterized by expression
    • a very expressive face

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ask_round

  • verb invite someone to one's house
    ask over; invite.
    • Can I invite you for dinner on Sunday night?

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conferee

  • noun a person on whom something is bestowed; the conferees were..."
    • six honorary were conferred
  • noun a member of a conference

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dial

  • noun the face of a timepiece; graduated to show the hours
  • noun the control on a radio or television set that is used for tuning

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overload

  • noun an electrical load that exceeds the available electrical power
  • noun an excessive burden
    overburden.

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cell

  • noun any small compartment
    • the cells of a honeycomb
  • noun (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals

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vehicle

  • noun a conveyance that transports people or objects
  • noun a medium for the expression or achievement of something
    • his editorials provided a vehicle for his political views
    • a congregation is a vehicle of group identity
    • the play was just a vehicle to display her talents

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test_drive

  • noun test of the roadworthiness of a vehicle one is considering buying
  • verb test a vehicle by driving it
    • I want to test drive the new Porsche

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microprocessor

  • noun integrated circuit semiconductor chip that performs the bulk of the processing and controls the parts of a system
    • a microprocessor functions as the central processing unit of a microcomputer
    • a disk drive contains a microprocessor to handle the internal functions of the drive

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appeal

  • noun earnest or urgent request
    entreaty; prayer.
    • an entreaty to stop the fighting
    • an appeal for help
    • an appeal to the public to keep calm
  • noun attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates
    charm; appealingness.
    • his smile was part of his appeal to her

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racing

  • noun the sport of engaging in contests of speed
  • verb move fast
    rush; bucket along; hotfoot; belt along; cannonball along; race; step on it; hie; hasten; speed; pelt along; rush along.
    • He rushed down the hall to receive his guests
    • The cars raced down the street

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telegrapher

  • noun someone who transmits messages by telegraph
    telegraph operator; telegraphist.

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suppress

  • verb to put down by force or authority
    inhibit; stamp down; subdue; curb; conquer.
    • suppress a nascent uprising
    • stamp down on littering
    • conquer one's desires
  • verb come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority
    crush; oppress.
    • The government oppresses political activists

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company_operator

  • noun an operator who works for a company

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polarity

  • noun a relation between two opposite attributes or tendencies
    mutual opposition.
    • he viewed it as a balanced polarity between good and evil
  • noun having an indicated pole (as the distinction between positive and negative electric charges)
    sign.
    • he got the polarity of the battery reversed
    • charges of opposite sign

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full

  • noun the time when the Moon is fully illuminated
    full moon; full-of-the-moon; full phase of the moon.
    • the moon is at the full
  • verb beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening
    • full the cloth

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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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put_over

  • verb communicate successfully
    get across.
    • I couldn't get across the message
    • He put over the idea very well
  • verb hold back to a later time
    prorogue; set back; defer; remit; put off; shelve; table; postpone; hold over.
    • let's postpone the exam

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spark_plug

  • noun electrical device that fits into the cylinder head of an internal-combustion engine and ignites the gas by means of an electric spark
    plug; sparking plug.

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component

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

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computer_circuit

  • noun a circuit that is part of a computer

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linguistic_communication

  • noun a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
    language.
    • he taught foreign languages
    • the language introduced is standard throughout the text
    • the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written

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electrical_switch

  • noun control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
    switch; electric switch.

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condenser

  • noun an electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge
    capacitance; capacitor; electrical condenser.
  • noun an apparatus that converts vapor into liquid

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capacitor

  • noun an electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge
    capacitance; condenser; electrical condenser.

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address

  • noun (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored
    reference; computer address.
  • noun the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with

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consideration

  • noun the process of giving careful thought to something
  • noun information that should be kept in mind when making a decision
    condition; circumstance.
    • another consideration is the time it would take

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along

  • adverb with a forward motion
    on.
    • we drove along admiring the view
    • the horse trotted along at a steady pace
    • the circus traveled on to the next city
    • move along
    • march on
  • adverb in accompaniment or as a companion
    • his little sister came along to the movies
    • I brought my camera along
    • working along with his father

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yellowed

  • adjective satellite changed to a yellowish color by age
    yellow.
    • yellowed parchment
  • verb turn yellow
    yellow.
    • The pages of the book began to yellow

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engage

  • verb carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in
    pursue; prosecute.
    • She pursued many activities
    • They engaged in a discussion
  • verb consume all of one's attention or time
    engross; absorb; occupy.
    • Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely

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sender

  • noun someone who transmits a message
    transmitter.
    • return to sender
  • noun set used to broadcast radio or tv signals
    transmitter.

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galvanic_battery

  • noun battery consisting of a number of voltaic cells arranged in series or parallel
    voltaic battery.

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larger

  • adjective satellite large or big relative to something else
    bigger.
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    large; big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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transponder

  • noun electrical device designed to receive a specific signal and automatically transmit a specific reply

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round

  • noun a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    one shot; unit of ammunition.
  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    rhythm; cycle.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons

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full-wave_rectifier

  • noun rectifier that converts the negative half wave of an alternating current into a positive half wave

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piloting

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

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supplicate

  • verb ask humbly (for something)
    • He supplicated the King for clemency
  • verb make a humble, earnest petition
    • supplicate for permission

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shaded

  • adjective protected from heat and light with shade or shadow
    • shaded avenues
    • o'er the shaded billows rushed the night"- Alexander Pope
  • verb cast a shadow over
    shadow; shade off; shade.

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galvanic_cell

  • noun an electric cell that generates an electromotive force by an irreversible conversion of chemical to electrical energy; cannot be recharged
    voltaic cell; primary cell.

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spark_arrester

  • noun electrical device to reduce sparking when electrical contacts are opened or closed
  • noun a wire net to stop sparks from an open fireplace or smokestack
    sparker.

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machine_tool

  • noun a powered machine for cutting or shaping or finishing metals or other materials

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confessor

  • noun a priest who hears confession and gives absolution
  • noun someone who confesses (discloses information damaging to themselves)

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campaign

  • noun a race between candidates for elective office
    run; political campaign.
    • I managed his campaign for governor
    • he is raising money for a Senate run
  • noun a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
    cause; drive; crusade; effort; movement.
    • he supported populist campaigns
    • they worked in the cause of world peace
    • the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant
    • the movement to end slavery
    • contributed to the war effort

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written_language

  • noun communication by means of written symbols (either printed or handwritten)
    written communication; black and white.

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old_geezer

  • noun an elderly man
    antique; old-timer; gaffer; oldtimer.

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visual_communication

  • noun communication that relies on vision

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scratch_race

  • noun a race in which all contestants start from scratch (on equal terms)

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private

  • noun an enlisted man of the lowest rank in the Army or Marines
    common soldier; buck private.
    • our prisoner was just a private and knew nothing of value
  • adjective confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy
    • a private place
    • private discussions
    • private lessons
    • a private club
    • a private secretary
    • private property
    • the former President is now a private citizen
    • public figures struggle to maintain a private life

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electrical_device

  • noun a device that produces or is powered by electricity

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gossiper

  • noun a person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others
    gossipmonger; rumourmonger; newsmonger; rumormonger; gossip.

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engine_driver

  • noun the operator of a railway locomotive
    locomotive engineer; railroad engineer; engineer.

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motor

  • noun machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion
  • noun a nonspecific agent that imparts motion
    • happiness is the aim of all men and the motor of all action

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secondary_cell

  • noun a cell that can be recharged
    storage cell.

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apply

  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer
  • verb be pertinent or relevant or applicable
    hold; go for.
    • The same laws apply to you!
    • This theory holds for all irrational numbers
    • The same rules go for everyone

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subject_matter

  • noun what a communication that is about something is about
    content; message; substance.

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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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eye

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

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working

  • noun a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked
    workings.
  • verb exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
    work.
    • I will work hard to improve my grades
    • she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor

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stake_race

  • noun a horse race in which part of the prize is put up by the owners of the horses in the race

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examination

  • noun the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
    scrutiny.
  • noun a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge
    test; exam.
    • when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions

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telegraph

  • noun apparatus used to communicate at a distance over a wire (usually in Morse code)
    telegraphy.
  • verb send cables, wires, or telegrams
    wire; cable.

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intrust

  • verb confer a trust upon
    confide; entrust; trust; commit.
    • The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret
    • I commit my soul to God

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lock

  • noun a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
  • noun a strand or cluster of hair
    curl; ringlet; whorl.

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rumormonger

  • noun a person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others
    gossipmonger; rumourmonger; gossiper; newsmonger; gossip.

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electrolytic

  • noun a fixed capacitor consisting of two electrodes separated by an electrolyte
    electrolytic capacitor; electrolytic condenser.
  • adjective of or concerned with or produced by electrolysis

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resonator

  • noun a hollow chamber whose dimensions allow the resonant oscillation of electromagnetic or acoustic waves
    cavity resonator; resonating chamber.
  • noun an electrical circuit that combines capacitance and inductance in such a way that a periodic electric oscillation will reach maximum amplitude
    resonant circuit.

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phone

  • noun electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds
    telephone set; telephone.
    • I talked to him on the telephone
  • noun (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
    sound; speech sound.

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hisser

  • noun someone who communicates disapproval by hissing

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flat

  • noun a level tract of land
    • the salt flats of Utah
  • noun a shallow box in which seedlings are started

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relay

  • noun the act of passing something along from one person or group to another
    • the relay was successful
  • noun a crew of workers who relieve another crew

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sailing-race

  • noun a race between crews of people in yachts
    yacht race.

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freestyle

  • noun a race (as in swimming) in which each contestant has a free choice of the style to use

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company

  • noun an institution created to conduct business
    • he only invests in large well-established companies
    • he started the company in his garage
  • noun small military unit; usually two or three platoons

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infection

  • noun the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
  • noun (phonetics) the alteration of a speech sound under the influence of a neighboring sound

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electrolytic_cell

  • noun a cell containing an electrolyte in which an applied voltage causes a reaction to occur that would not occur otherwise (such as the breakdown of water into hydrogen and oxygen)

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excuse

  • noun a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc.
    exculpation; alibi; self-justification.
    • he kept finding excuses to stay
    • every day he had a new alibi for not getting a job
    • his transparent self-justification was unacceptable
  • noun a note explaining an absence
    • he had to get his mother to write an excuse for him

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visual

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

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spike_suppressor

  • noun electrical device inserted in a power line to protect equipment from sudden fluctuations in current
    spike arrester; surge protector; surge suppressor; lightning arrester.

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roarer

  • noun someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
    bellower; bawler; screamer; yeller; shouter; screecher.

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cartridge_fuse

  • noun a fuse cased in a tube

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electrical_distributor

  • noun electrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence
    distributor; distributer.

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bypass_capacitor

  • noun a capacitor that provides low impedance over certain (high) frequencies
    bypass condenser.

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psychical_communication

  • noun communication by paranormal means
    psychic communication; anomalous communication.

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beg_off

  • verb ask for permission to be released from an engagement
    excuse.

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fly

  • noun two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  • noun flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
    rainfly; tent flap; fly sheet; tent-fly.

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voltage_divider

  • noun resistors connected in series across a voltage source; used to obtain a desired fraction of the voltage
    potential divider.

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potential_divider

  • noun resistors connected in series across a voltage source; used to obtain a desired fraction of the voltage
    voltage divider.

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car

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

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challenge

  • noun a demanding or stimulating situation
    • they reacted irrationally to the challenge of Russian power
  • noun a call to engage in a contest or fight

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work

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

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nuisance

  • noun (law) a broad legal concept including anything that disturbs the reasonable use of your property or endangers life and health or is offensive
  • noun a bothersome annoying person
    pain in the neck; pain.
    • that kid is a terrible pain

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day_shift

  • noun the work shift during the day (as 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • noun workers who work during the day (as 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
    day watch.

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gesticulating

  • adjective satellite making gestures while speaking
    • her gesticulating hands and arms made words almost unnecessary
  • verb show, express or direct through movement
    motion; gesticulate; gesture.
    • He gestured his desire to leave

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parkway

  • noun a wide scenic road planted with trees
    drive.
    • the riverside drive offers many exciting scenic views

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male

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
    male person.

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changeover

  • noun an event that results in a transformation
    conversion; transition.

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locomotive_engineer

  • noun the operator of a railway locomotive
    railroad engineer; engine driver; engineer.

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burnup

  • noun a high-speed motorcycle race on a public road
  • noun the amount of fuel used up (as in a nuclear reactor)

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control

  • noun power to direct or determine
    • under control
  • noun a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
    • measures for the control of disease
    • they instituted controls over drinking on campus

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claim

  • noun an assertion of a right (as to money or property)
    • his claim asked for damages
  • noun an assertion that something is true or factual
    • his claim that he was innocent
    • evidence contradicted the government's claims

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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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relay

  • noun the act of passing something along from one person or group to another
    • the relay was successful
  • noun a crew of workers who relieve another crew

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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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instrument_panel

  • noun electrical device consisting of a flat insulated surface that contains switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices
    control panel; panel; board; control board.
    • he checked the instrument panel
    • suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree

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teamster

  • noun the driver of a team of horses doing hauling
  • noun someone who drives a truck as an occupation
    truck driver; trucker.

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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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slip

  • noun a socially awkward or tactless act
    gaffe; gaucherie; solecism; faux pas.
  • noun a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
    parapraxis; slip-up; miscue.

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low-pass_filter

  • noun a filter that passes frequencies below a certain value and attenuates frequencies above that value

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zapper

  • noun an electrical device that can injure or kill by means of electric currents
    • a bug zapper

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airplane

  • noun an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    plane; aeroplane.
    • the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane

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hand-me-down

  • noun outgrown garment passed down from one person to another
  • adjective satellite passed on from one person to another
    hand-down.
    • not too proud to wear hand-me-down clothes

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synchronise

  • verb happen at the same time
    synchronize; contemporise; contemporize.
  • verb make (motion picture sound) exactly simultaneous with the action
    synchronize.
    • synchronize this film

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swearer

  • noun someone who uses profanity
  • noun someone who takes a solemn oath

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gaffer

  • noun an elderly man
    old geezer; antique; old-timer; oldtimer.
  • noun an electrician responsible for lighting on a movie or tv set

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discussion

  • noun an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic
    treatment; discourse.
    • the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic
    • his treatment of the race question is badly biased
  • noun an exchange of views on some topic
    word; give-and-take.
    • we had a good discussion
    • we had a word or two about it

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slalom

  • noun a downhill race over a winding course defined by upright poles
  • verb race on skis around obstacles

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delay

  • noun time during which some action is awaited
    hold; postponement; time lag; wait.
    • instant replay caused too long a delay
    • he ordered a hold in the action
  • noun the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time
    holdup.

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ski_race

  • noun a race between people wearing skis
    skiing race.

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phone_jack

  • noun a jack for plugging in a telephone
    telephone jack.

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gate

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

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foot_pedal

  • noun a lever that is operated with the foot
    pedal; foot lever; treadle.

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persuasion

  • noun the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action
    suasion.
  • noun a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
    thought; opinion; sentiment; view.
    • my opinion differs from yours
    • I am not of your persuasion
    • what are your thoughts on Haiti?

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divider

  • noun a taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on the basis of relatively minor characteristics
    splitter.
  • noun a person who separates something into parts or groups

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electric_cell

  • noun a device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction
    cell.

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seaplane

  • noun an airplane that can land on or take off from water
    hydroplane.
    • the designer of marine aircraft demonstrated his newest hydroplane
  • verb glide on the water in a hydroplane
    hydroplane.

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plant

  • noun buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    works; industrial plant.
    • they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    flora; plant life.

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publiciser

  • noun someone who publicizes
    publicizer; publicist.

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communicating

  • noun the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information
    communication.
    • they could not act without official communication from Moscow
  • verb transmit information
    put across; pass along; communicate; pass on; pass.
    • Please communicate this message to all employees
    • pass along the good news

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telephone_dial

  • noun a disc on a telephone that is rotated a fixed distance for each number called
    dial.

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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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vocalization

  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    vocalism; phonation; vocalisation; voice; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations
  • noun the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication
    utterance.

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mesh

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

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feedback_loop

  • noun a circuit that feeds back some of the output to the input of a system
    feedback circuit.

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lay

  • noun a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
    ballad.
  • noun a narrative poem of popular origin
    ballad.

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waver

  • noun someone who communicates by waving
  • noun the act of pausing uncertainly
    falter; faltering; hesitation.
    • there was a hesitation in his speech

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hydroplane

  • noun an airplane that can land on or take off from water
    seaplane.
    • the designer of marine aircraft demonstrated his newest hydroplane
  • noun a speedboat that is equipped with winglike structures that lift it so that it skims the water at high speeds
    hydrofoil.
    • the museum houses a replica of the jet hydroplane that broke the record

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wave

  • noun one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
    moving ridge.
  • noun a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon
    • a wave of settlers
    • troops advancing in waves

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data

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

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aviator

  • noun someone who operates an aircraft
    flier; flyer; aeronaut; airman.

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relinquish

  • verb part with a possession or right
    release; give up; free; resign.
    • I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest
    • resign a claim to the throne
  • verb do without or cease to hold or adhere to
    foreswear; forego; waive; forgo; dispense with.
    • We are dispensing with formalities
    • relinquish the old ideas

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short

  • noun the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  • noun accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
    short circuit.

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undesired

  • adjective satellite not desired
    unsought.
    • an undesired result

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hedgehop

  • verb fly very close to the ground
    flat-hat.

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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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paw

  • noun a clawed foot of an animal especially a quadruped
  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; manus; hand.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt

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torch_race

  • noun (ancient Greece) in which a torch is passed from one runner to the next

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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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allot

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

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telephone_plug

  • noun a plug for connecting a telephone
    phone plug.

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operate

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

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cottrell_precipitator

  • noun removes dust particles from gases by electrostatic precipitation
    electrostatic precipitator; precipitator.

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order

  • noun (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
    • the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London
  • noun a degree in a continuum of size or quantity
    order of magnitude.
    • it was on the order of a mile
    • an explosion of a low order of magnitude

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telephonist

  • noun someone who helps callers get the person they are calling
    telephone operator; switchboard operator.

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typical

  • adjective exhibiting the qualities or characteristics that identify a group or kind or category
    • a typical American girl
    • a typical suburban community
    • the typical car owner drives 10,000 miles a year
    • a painting typical of the Impressionist school
    • a typical romantic poem
    • a typical case of arteritis
  • adjective satellite of a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing
    distinctive.
    • Jerusalem has a distinctive Middle East flavor"- Curtis Wilkie
    • that is typical of you!

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asseverator

  • noun someone who claims to speak the truth
    affirmer; avower; declarer; asserter.
    • a bold asserter
    • a declarer of his intentions
    • affirmers of traditional doctrine
    • an asseverator of strong convictions
    • an avower of his own great intelligence

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feed

  • noun food for domestic livestock
    provender.
  • verb provide as food
    • Feed the guests the nuts

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attenuator

  • noun an electrical device for attenuating the strength of an electrical signal

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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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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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elevator_operator

  • noun an operator of an elevator

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cruise

  • noun an ocean trip taken for pleasure
    sail.
  • verb drive around aimlessly but ostentatiously and at leisure
    • She cruised the neighborhood in her new convertible

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magic_eye

  • noun a transducer used to detect and measure light and other radiations
    photocell; photoelectric cell; electric eye; photoconductive cell.

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operative

  • noun a person secretly employed in espionage for a government
    intelligence agent; secret agent; intelligence officer.
  • noun someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information
    private investigator; private eye; private detective; sherlock; shamus; PI.

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receiver

  • noun set that receives radio or tv signals
    receiving system.
  • noun (law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties
    liquidator.

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machine

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

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style

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    fashion; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
    expressive style.
    • all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

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screamer

  • noun someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
    bellower; bawler; yeller; roarer; shouter; screecher.
  • noun a sensational newspaper headline

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ballast_resistor

  • noun a resistor inserted into a circuit to compensate for changes (as those arising from temperature fluctuations)
    barretter; ballast.

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auditory

  • adjective of or relating to the process of hearing
    auditive; audile.
    • auditory processing
    • an audile person

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galvanic_pile

  • noun battery consisting of voltaic cells arranged in series; the earliest electric battery devised by Volta
    pile; voltaic pile.

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fuel_cell

  • noun cell that produces electricity by oxidation of fuel (hydrogen and oxygen or zinc and air); often used in electric cars

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electrostatic_precipitator

  • noun removes dust particles from gases by electrostatic precipitation
    precipitator; Cottrell precipitator.

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control_board

  • noun electrical device consisting of a flat insulated surface that contains switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices
    instrument panel; control panel; panel; board.
    • he checked the instrument panel
    • suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree

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permanent

  • noun a series of waves in the hair made by applying heat and chemicals
    permanent wave; perm.
  • adjective continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place
    lasting.
    • permanent secretary to the president
    • permanent address
    • literature of permanent value

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bridge

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

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bespeak

  • verb be a signal for or a symptom of
    indicate; signal; betoken; point.
    • These symptoms indicate a serious illness
    • Her behavior points to a severe neurosis
    • The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued
  • verb express the need or desire for; ask for
    call for; quest; request.
    • She requested an extra bed in her room
    • She called for room service

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mail

  • noun the bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service
  • noun the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office
    post; mail service; postal service.
    • the mail handles billions of items every day
    • he works for the United States mail service
    • in England they call mail `the post'

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suppressor

  • noun someone who suppresses
    suppresser.
    • dictators are suppressors of free speech
  • noun a gene that suppresses the phenotypic expression of another gene (especially of a mutant gene)
    suppressor gene; suppresser; suppresser gene.

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petition

  • noun a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority
    postulation; request.
  • noun reverent petition to a deity
    orison; prayer.

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thoroughbred_race

  • noun a race between thoroughbred horses

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fork_out

  • verb to surrender someone or something to another
    hand over; render; deliver; fork over; turn in; fork up.
    • the guard delivered the criminal to the police
    • render up the prisoners
    • render the town to the enemy
    • fork over the money

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evening

  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    even; eventide; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
  • noun a later concluding time period
    • it was the evening of the Roman Empire

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return

  • noun document giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer's tax liability
    tax return; income tax return.
    • his gross income was enough that he had to file a tax return
  • noun a coming to or returning home
    homecoming.
    • on his return from Australia we gave him a welcoming party

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auto

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

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magnetic_field

  • noun the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle
    flux; magnetic flux.

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bicycle_race

  • noun a race between people riding bicycles

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transmitting_aerial

  • noun an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals
    aerial; antenna.

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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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photocell

  • noun a transducer used to detect and measure light and other radiations
    photoelectric cell; electric eye; photoconductive cell; magic eye.

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onpass

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conquer

  • verb to put down by force or authority
    inhibit; stamp down; subdue; suppress; curb.
    • suppress a nascent uprising
    • stamp down on littering
    • conquer one's desires
  • verb take possession of by force, as after an invasion
    capture; appropriate; seize.
    • the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants
    • The army seized the town
    • The militia captured the castle

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telephone_operator

  • noun someone who helps callers get the person they are calling
    telephonist; switchboard operator.

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pulse_timing_circuit

  • noun a circuit that times pulses

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telephone_exchange

  • noun a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
    central; exchange.

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foot

  • noun the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
    human foot; pes.
    • his bare feet projected from his trousers
    • armored from head to foot
  • noun a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
    ft.
    • he is six feet tall

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popularizer

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

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day

  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day
  • noun some point or period in time
    • it should arrive any day now
    • after that day she never trusted him again
    • those were the days
    • these days it is not unusual

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paralanguage

  • noun the use of manner of speaking to communicate particular meanings
    paralinguistic communication.

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administer

  • verb work in an administrative capacity; supervise or be in charge of
    administrate.
    • administer a program
    • she administers the funds
  • verb perform (a church sacrament) ritually
    • administer the last unction

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bimetallic_strip

  • noun a strip consisting of two metals that bends with a rise in temperature

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document

  • noun writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
    written document; papers.
  • noun anything serving as a representation of a person's thinking by means of symbolic marks

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photoelectric_cell

  • noun a transducer used to detect and measure light and other radiations
    photocell; electric eye; photoconductive cell; magic eye.

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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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control_panel

  • noun electrical device consisting of a flat insulated surface that contains switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices
    instrument panel; panel; board; control board.
    • he checked the instrument panel
    • suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree

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synchronize

  • verb make synchronous and adjust in time or manner
    synchronise; sync.
    • Let's synchronize our efforts
  • verb happen at the same time
    synchronise; contemporise; contemporize.

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electrograph

  • noun an apparatus for the electrical transmission of pictures
  • noun electrical device used for etching by electrolytic means

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shouter

  • noun someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
    bellower; bawler; screamer; yeller; roarer; screecher.

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acoustic

  • noun a remedy for hearing loss or deafness
  • adjective of or relating to the science of acoustics
    acoustical.
    • acoustic properties of a hall

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arrester

  • noun a restraint that slows airplanes as they land on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier
    arrester hook.

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tank_circuit

  • noun an oscillatory circuit

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warner

  • noun someone who gives a warning to others
  • noun United States filmmaker who with his brothers founded the movie studio that produced the first talking picture (1881-1958)
    Charles Dudley Warner.

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skate

  • noun sports equipment that is worn on the feet to enable the wearer to glide along and to be propelled by the alternate actions of the legs
  • noun large edible rays having a long snout and thick tail with pectoral fins continuous with the head; swim by undulating the edges of the pectoral fins

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energization

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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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voltage_regulator

  • noun a transformer whose voltage ratio of transformation can be adjusted

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receipt

  • noun the act of receiving
    reception.
  • noun an acknowledgment (usually tangible) that payment has been made

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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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dramatic_art

  • noun the art of writing and producing plays
    dramatics; dramaturgy; theater; theatre.

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verbalism

  • noun the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions
    verbal expression; expression.
    • expressions of good will
    • he helped me find verbal expression for my ideas
    • the idea was immediate but the verbalism took hours
  • noun overabundance of words
    verbiage.

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measure

  • noun any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
    step.
    • the situation called for strong measures
    • the police took steps to reduce crime
  • noun how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    amount; quantity.

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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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operation

  • noun the state of being in effect or being operative
    • that rule is no longer in operation
  • noun a business especially one run on a large scale
    • a large-scale farming operation
    • a multinational operation
    • they paid taxes on every stage of the operation
    • they had to consolidate their operations

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event

  • noun something that happens at a given place and time
  • noun a special set of circumstances
    case.
    • in that event, the first possibility is excluded
    • it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled

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wimshurst_machine

  • noun electrical device that produces a high voltage by building up a charge of static electricity
    electrostatic machine; electrostatic generator; Van de Graaff generator.

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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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magnet

  • noun (physics) a device that attracts iron and produces a magnetic field
  • noun a characteristic that provides pleasure and attracts
    attraction; attractive feature; attracter; attractor.
    • flowers are an attractor for bees

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driving

  • noun hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver
    drive.
    • he sliced his drive out of bounds
  • noun the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal

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harness_race

  • noun a horse race between people riding in sulkies behind horses that are trotting or pacing
    harness racing.

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announcer

  • noun someone who proclaims a message publicly
  • noun reads news, commercials on radio or television

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psychic

  • noun a person apparently sensitive to things beyond the natural range of perception
  • adjective satellite affecting or influenced by the human mind
    psychical.
    • psychic energy
    • psychic trauma

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sympathizer

  • noun commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
    comforter; sympathiser.
  • noun someone who shares your feelings or opinions and hopes that you will be successful
    well-wisher; sympathiser.

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inducer

  • noun an agent capable of activating specific genes
  • noun someone who tries to persuade or induce or lead on
    persuader.

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content

  • noun everything that is included in a collection and that is held or included in something
    • he emptied the contents of his pockets
    • the two groups were similar in content
  • noun what a communication that is about something is about
    message; substance; subject matter.

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safety

  • noun the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions
    • insure the safety of the children
    • the reciprocal of safety is risk
  • noun a safe place
    refuge.
    • He ran to safety

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reader

  • noun a person who enjoys reading
  • noun someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication
    subscriber.

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sparking_plug

  • noun electrical device that fits into the cylinder head of an internal-combustion engine and ignites the gas by means of an electric spark
    spark plug; plug.

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surge_protector

  • noun electrical device inserted in a power line to protect equipment from sudden fluctuations in current
    spike arrester; surge suppressor; spike suppressor; lightning arrester.

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resistor

  • noun an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current
    resistance.

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spike_arrester

  • noun electrical device inserted in a power line to protect equipment from sudden fluctuations in current
    surge protector; surge suppressor; spike suppressor; lightning arrester.

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shut

  • verb move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
    close.
    • Close the door
    • shut the window
  • verb become closed
    close.
    • The windows closed with a loud bang

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skiing_race

  • noun a race between people wearing skis
    ski race.

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hang

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

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free

  • noun people who are free
    free people.
    • the home of the free and the brave
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; release; liberate.

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t-network

  • noun a circuit formed by two equal series circuits with a shunt between them

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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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open_circuit

  • noun an incomplete electrical circuit in which no current flows

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ask

  • verb inquire about
    inquire; enquire.
    • I asked about their special today
    • He had to ask directions several times
  • verb make a request or demand for something to somebody
    • She asked him for a loan

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avower

  • noun someone who admits or acknowledges openly and boldly
  • noun someone who claims to speak the truth
    affirmer; asseverator; declarer; asserter.
    • a bold asserter
    • a declarer of his intentions
    • affirmers of traditional doctrine
    • an asseverator of strong convictions
    • an avower of his own great intelligence

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inductive

  • adjective arising from inductance
    • inductive reactance
  • adjective of reasoning; proceeding from particular facts to a general conclusion
    • inductive reasoning

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age-old

  • adjective satellite belonging to or lasting from times long ago
    antique.
    • age-old customs
    • the antique fear that days would dwindle away to complete darkness

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footrace

  • noun a race run on foot
    run; foot race.
    • she broke the record for the half-mile run

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service

  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    • budget separately for goods and services
  • noun an act of help or assistance
    • he did them a service

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language

  • noun a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
    linguistic communication.
    • he taught foreign languages
    • the language introduced is standard throughout the text
    • the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; voice communication; speech communication; speech; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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route

  • noun an established line of travel or access
    path; itinerary.
  • noun an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
    road.

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put

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

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timer

  • noun a timepiece that measures a time interval and signals its end
  • noun (sports) an official who keeps track of the time elapsed
    timekeeper.

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locomotive

  • noun a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
    engine; railway locomotive; locomotive engine.
  • adjective of or relating to locomotion
    locomotor.

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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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turn

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

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remonstration

  • noun the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
    expostulation; objection; remonstrance.

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high-pass_filter

  • noun a filter that passes frequencies above a certain value and attenuates frequencies below that value

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circuit

  • noun an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
    electrical circuit; electric circuit.
  • noun a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area
    tour.
    • they took an extended tour of Europe
    • we took a quick circuit of the park
    • a ten-day coach circuit of the island

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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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take_out

  • verb cause to leave
    remove; move out.
    • The teacher took the children out of the classroom
  • verb remove from its packing
    unpack.
    • unpack the presents

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blind

  • noun people who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group
    • he spent hours reading to the blind
  • noun a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters)
    • he waited impatiently in the blind

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render

  • noun a substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls
  • verb cause to become
    • The shot rendered her immobile

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primary

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

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sack

  • noun a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
    carrier bag; poke; paper bag.
  • noun an enclosed space
    sac; pocket; pouch.
    • the trapped miners found a pocket of air

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antiquity

  • noun the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
  • noun extreme oldness
    ancientness.

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b_battery

  • noun battery for supplying a constant positive voltage to the plate of a vacuum tube

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plug_fuse

  • noun a fuse with a thread that screws into a socket

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exhortation

  • noun a communication intended to urge or persuade the recipients to take some action
  • noun the act of exhorting; an earnest attempt at persuasion
    incitement.

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security_system

  • noun (computing) a system that enforces boundaries between computer networks
  • noun an electrical device that sets off an alarm when someone tries to break in
    security; security measure.

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such

  • adjective satellite of so extreme a degree or extent
    • such weeping
    • so much weeping
    • such a help
    • such grief
    • never dreamed of such beauty
  • adverb to so extreme a degree
    • he is such a baby
    • Such rich people!

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comforter

  • noun commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
    sympathizer; sympathiser.
  • noun a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies
    allayer; reliever.
    • a reliever of anxiety
    • an allayer of fears

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bicycle

  • noun a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
    wheel; bike; cycle.
  • verb ride a bicycle
    wheel; pedal; bike; cycle.

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array

  • noun an orderly arrangement
    • an array of troops in battle order
  • noun an impressive display
    • it was a bewildering array of books
    • his tools were in an orderly array on the basement wall

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forwarding

  • noun the act of sending on to another destination
    • the forwarding of mail to a new address is done automatically
    • the forwarding of resumes to the personnel department
  • noun the advancement of some enterprise
    promotion; furtherance.
    • his experience in marketing resulted in the forwarding of his career

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open

  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    clear.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open
  • noun where the air is unconfined
    out-of-doors; open air; outdoors.
    • he wanted to get outdoors a little
    • the concert was held in the open air
    • camping in the open

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zap

  • noun a sudden event that imparts energy or excitement, usually with a dramatic impact
    • they gave it another zap of radiation
  • verb strike suddenly and with force
    • This show zaps the viewers with some shocking scenes

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engineer

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

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mercury

  • noun a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures
    quicksilver; Hg; atomic number 80; hydrargyrum.
  • noun (Roman mythology) messenger of Jupiter and god of commerce; counterpart of Greek Hermes

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horse

  • noun solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
    Equus caballus.
  • noun a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
    gymnastic horse.

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ancient

  • noun a very old person
    antediluvian.
  • noun a person who lived in ancient times

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publication

  • noun a copy of a printed work offered for distribution
  • noun the act of issuing printed materials
    issue.

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jet

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

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dissuasion

  • noun a communication that dissuades you
  • noun persuading not to do or believe something; talking someone out of a belief or an intended course of action

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automobile

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

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system

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

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elevator

  • noun lifting device consisting of a platform or cage that is raised and lowered mechanically in a vertical shaft in order to move people from one floor to another in a building
    lift.
  • noun the airfoil on the tailplane of an aircraft that makes it ascend or descend

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give_up

  • verb lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
    throw overboard; forego; forfeit; waive; forgo.
    • you've forfeited your right to name your successor
    • forfeited property
  • verb give up with the intent of never claiming again
    abandon.
    • Abandon your life to God
    • She gave up her children to her ex-husband when she moved to Tahiti
    • We gave the drowning victim up for dead

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vocalisation

  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    vocalism; phonation; vocalization; voice; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

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flip-flop

  • noun a decision to reverse an earlier decision
    turnaround; change of mind; reversal; turnabout.
  • noun a backless sandal held to the foot by a thong between the big toe and the second toe
    thong.

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programmable

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old-timer

  • noun an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service
    old stager; warhorse; veteran; oldtimer; old hand; stager.
  • noun an elderly man
    old geezer; antique; gaffer; oldtimer.

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resonant_circuit

  • noun an electrical circuit that combines capacitance and inductance in such a way that a periodic electric oscillation will reach maximum amplitude
    resonator.

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postal_service

  • noun the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office
    mail; post; mail service.
    • the mail handles billions of items every day
    • he works for the United States mail service
    • in England they call mail `the post'

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selling

  • noun the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money
    marketing; merchandising.
  • verb exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent
    sell.
    • He sold his house in January
    • She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit

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rectifier

  • noun electrical device that transforms alternating into direct current
  • noun a person who corrects or sets right
    • a rectifier of prejudices

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tool

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

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continuous

  • adjective continuing in time or space without interruption
    uninterrupted.
    • a continuous rearrangement of electrons in the solar atoms results in the emission of light"- James Jeans
    • a continuous bout of illness lasting six months
    • lived in continuous fear
    • a continuous row of warehouses
    • a continuous line has no gaps or breaks in it
    • moving midweek holidays to the nearest Monday or Friday allows uninterrupted work weeks
  • adjective of a function or curve; extending without break or irregularity

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negotiant

  • noun someone who negotiates (confers with others in order to reach a settlement)
    negotiator; treater.

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environmental

  • adjective of or relating to the external conditions or surroundings
    • environmental factors
  • adjective concerned with the ecological effects of altering the environment
    • environmental pollution

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primary_cell

  • noun an electric cell that generates an electromotive force by an irreversible conversion of chemical to electrical energy; cannot be recharged
    voltaic cell; galvanic cell.

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signaling

  • noun any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message
    signal; sign.
    • signals from the boat suddenly stopped
  • verb communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs
    signalise; signal; signalize; sign.
    • He signed his disapproval with a dismissive hand gesture
    • The diner signaled the waiters to bring the menu

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electrical_circuit

  • noun an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
    electric circuit; circuit.

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aeronaut

  • noun someone who operates an aircraft
    flier; flyer; aviator; airman.

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grand_prix

  • noun one of several international races

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reporter

  • noun a person who investigates and reports or edits news stories
    newsperson; newsman.

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track_and_field

  • noun participating in athletic sports performed on a running track or on the field associated with it

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populariser

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

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b

  • noun aerobic rod-shaped spore-producing bacterium; often occurring in chainlike formations; found primarily in soil
    bacillus.
  • noun originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins
    B vitamin; vitamin B; vitamin B complex; B-complex vitamin; B complex.

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get_across

  • verb communicate successfully
    put over.
    • I couldn't get across the message
    • He put over the idea very well
  • verb become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions
    get through; sink in; come home; fall into place; penetrate; dawn; click.
    • It dawned on him that she had betrayed him
    • she was penetrated with sorrow

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sailing

  • noun the work of a sailor
    navigation; seafaring.
  • noun riding in a sailboat

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isolation

  • noun a state of separation between persons or groups
  • noun a feeling of being disliked and alone

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treater

  • noun someone who negotiates (confers with others in order to reach a settlement)
    negotiator; negotiant.

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vulgarizer

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

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beg

  • verb call upon in supplication; entreat
    pray; implore.
    • I beg you to stop!
  • verb make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently
    tap; solicit.
    • Henry IV solicited the Pope for a divorce
    • My neighbor keeps soliciting money for different charities

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vocal

  • noun music intended to be performed by one or more singers, usually with instrumental accompaniment
    vocal music.
  • noun a short musical composition with words
    song.
    • a successful musical must have at least three good songs

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propagator

  • noun someone who propagates plants (as under glass)
  • noun someone who spreads the news
    disseminator.

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letter_writer

  • noun someone who communicates by means of letters
    correspondent.

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matter

  • noun a vaguely specified concern
    thing; affair.
    • several matters to attend to
    • it is none of your affair
    • things are going well
  • noun some situation or event that is thought about
    topic; issue; subject.
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police

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arc

  • noun electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field
    discharge; spark; electric arc; electric discharge.
  • noun a continuous portion of a circle

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electric_switch

  • noun control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
    switch; electrical switch.

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transducer

  • noun an electrical device that converts one form of energy into another

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flasher

  • noun someone with a compulsive desire to expose the genitals
    exhibitionist.
  • noun an electrical device that automatically turns a lamp on and off (as for an advertising display)

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horse_race

  • noun a contest of speed between horses; usually held for the purpose of betting

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tattling

  • adjective satellite prone to communicate confidential information
    talebearing; leaky; blabbermouthed.
  • verb speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    prate; chatter; tattle; piffle; gabble; blab; gibber; clack; tittle-tattle; prattle; maunder; palaver; blabber; twaddle.

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encore

  • noun an extra or repeated performance; usually given in response to audience demand
  • verb request an encore, from a performer

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race_car

  • noun a fast car that competes in races
    racer; racing car.

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and

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

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bridge

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

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false

  • adjective not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality
    • gave false testimony under oath
    • false tales of bravery
  • adjective satellite arising from error
    mistaken.
    • a false assumption
    • a mistaken view of the situation

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runner

  • noun someone who imports or exports without paying duties
    contrabandist; smuggler; moon curser; moon-curser.
  • noun someone who travels on foot by running

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mind

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun recall or remembrance
    • it came to mind

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electric_eye

  • noun a transducer used to detect and measure light and other radiations
    photocell; photoelectric cell; photoconductive cell; magic eye.

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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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funrun

  • noun a footrace run for fun (often including runners who are sponsored for a charity)
    fun run.

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marathon

  • noun any long and arduous undertaking
    endurance contest.
  • noun a footrace of 26 miles 385 yards

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invite

  • noun a colloquial expression for invitation
    • he didn't get no invite to the party
  • verb increase the likelihood of
    ask for.
    • ask for trouble
    • invite criticism

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ask_over

  • verb invite someone to one's house
    invite; ask round.
    • Can I invite you for dinner on Sunday night?

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safety_fuse

  • noun a slow-burning fuse consisting of a tube or cord filled or saturated with combustible matter; used to ignite detonators from a distance
  • noun an electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded
    electrical fuse; fuse.

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relay

  • noun the act of passing something along from one person or group to another
    • the relay was successful
  • noun a crew of workers who relieve another crew

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source

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

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arrogate

  • verb demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to
    claim; lay claim.
    • He claimed his suitcases at the airline counter
    • Mr. Smith claims special tax exemptions because he is a foreign resident
  • verb make undue claims to having
    assign.

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mechanism

  • noun the atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction
    chemical mechanism.
    • he determined unique mechanisms for the photochemical reactions
  • noun the technical aspects of doing something
    mechanics.
    • a mechanism of social control
    • mechanisms of communication
    • the mechanics of prose style

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relay

  • noun the act of passing something along from one person or group to another
    • the relay was successful
  • noun a crew of workers who relieve another crew

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phone_plug

  • noun a plug for connecting a telephone
    telephone plug.

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potential

  • noun the inherent capacity for coming into being
    potentiality; potency.
  • noun the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
    electric potential; potential difference; voltage; potential drop.

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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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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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detector

  • noun any device that receives a signal or stimulus (as heat or pressure or light or motion etc.) and responds to it in a distinctive manner
    sensing element; sensor.
  • noun rectifier that extracts modulation from a radio carrier wave
    demodulator.

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pedal_point

  • noun a sustained bass note
    pedal.

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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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jungle

  • noun a location marked by an intense competition and struggle for survival
  • noun a place where hoboes camp
    hobo camp.

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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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transistor

  • noun a semiconductor device capable of amplification
    junction transistor; electronic transistor.

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electric

  • noun a car that is powered by electricity
    electric automobile; electric car.
  • adjective using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity
    electrical.
    • electric current
    • electric wiring
    • electrical appliances
    • an electrical storm

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theatre

  • noun a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
    house; theater.
    • the house was full
  • noun the art of writing and producing plays
    dramatic art; dramatics; dramaturgy; theater.

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hang_glide

  • verb fly by means of a hang glider
    soar.

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track

  • noun a line or route along which something travels or moves
    path; course.
    • the hurricane demolished houses in its path
    • the track of an animal
    • the course of the river
  • noun evidence pointing to a possible solution
    trail; lead.
    • the police are following a promising lead
    • the trail led straight to the perpetrator

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reach

  • noun the limits within which something can be effective
    range.
    • range of motion
    • he was beyond the reach of their fire
  • noun an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"
    ambit; orbit; range; compass; scope.
    • a piano has a greater range than the human voice
    • the ambit of municipal legislation
    • within the compass of this article
    • within the scope of an investigation
    • outside the reach of the law
    • in the political orbit of a world power

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expressive_style

  • noun a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
    style.
    • all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

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delay_line

  • noun a circuit designed to introduce a calculated delay into the transmission of a signal

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private_road

  • noun a road leading up to a private house
    driveway; drive.
    • they parked in the driveway

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turn_over

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

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letter

  • noun a written message addressed to a person or organization
    missive.
    • mailed an indignant letter to the editor
  • noun the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
    alphabetic character; letter of the alphabet.
    • his grandmother taught him his letters

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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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coil

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

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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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affirmer

  • noun someone who claims to speak the truth
    asseverator; avower; declarer; asserter.
    • a bold asserter
    • a declarer of his intentions
    • affirmers of traditional doctrine
    • an asseverator of strong convictions
    • an avower of his own great intelligence

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flop

  • noun an arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers
    floating-point operation.
    • this computer can perform a million flops per second
  • noun someone who is unsuccessful
    washout; dud.

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request

  • noun a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority
    postulation; petition.
  • noun the verbal act of requesting
    asking.

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drive

  • noun the act of applying force to propel something
    thrust; driving force.
    • after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off
  • noun a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine
    • a variable speed drive permitted operation through a range of speeds

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squelcher

  • noun a crushing remark
    put-down; squelch; takedown.
  • noun an electric circuit that cuts off a receiver when the signal becomes weaker than the noise
    squelch; squelch circuit.

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bridge_circuit

  • noun a circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected
    bridge.

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place

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun any area set aside for a particular purpose
    property.
    • who owns this place?
    • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

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turn_in

  • verb make an entrance by turning from a road
    • Turn in after you see the gate
  • verb to surrender someone or something to another
    hand over; render; deliver; fork over; fork up; fork out.
    • the guard delivered the criminal to the police
    • render up the prisoners
    • render the town to the enemy
    • fork over the money

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mechanical

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

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squelch

  • noun a crushing remark
    put-down; squelcher; takedown.
  • noun an electric circuit that cuts off a receiver when the signal becomes weaker than the noise
    squelcher; squelch circuit.

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reed

  • noun tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites
  • noun United States journalist who reported on the October Revolution from Petrograd in 1917; founded the Communist Labor Party in America in 1919; is buried in the Kremlin in Moscow (1887-1920)
    John Reed.

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ampere

  • noun a former unit of electric current (slightly smaller than the SI ampere)
    international ampere.
  • noun the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    A; amp.
    • a typical household circuit carries 15 to 50 amps

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reserve

  • noun formality and propriety of manner
    modesty.
  • noun something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose
    stockpile; backlog.

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fly_blind

  • verb fly an airplane solely by relying on instruments

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chariot

  • noun a light four-wheel horse-drawn ceremonial carriage
  • noun a two-wheeled horse-drawn battle vehicle; used in war and races in ancient Egypt and Greece and Rome

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fly_contact

  • verb fly a plane by using visible landmarks or points of reference

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reactor

  • noun an electrical device used to introduce reactance into a circuit
  • noun (physics) any of several kinds of apparatus that maintain and control a nuclear reaction for the production of energy or artificial elements
    nuclear reactor.

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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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diode

  • noun a thermionic tube having two electrodes; used as a rectifier
    rectifying tube; rectifying valve.
  • noun a semiconductor that consists of a p-n junction
    semiconductor diode; junction rectifier; crystal rectifier.

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test_fly

  • verb test a plane

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speed_skate

  • noun an ice skate with a long blade; worn for racing
    racing skate.
  • verb race on skates

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propagandist

  • noun a person who disseminates messages calculated to assist some cause or some government
  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by propaganda
    propagandistic.

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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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inductor

  • noun an electrical device (typically a conducting coil) that introduces inductance into a circuit
    inductance.

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chariot_race

  • noun a race between ancient chariots

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suppresser

  • noun someone who suppresses
    suppressor.
    • dictators are suppressors of free speech
  • noun a gene that suppresses the phenotypic expression of another gene (especially of a mutant gene)
    suppressor gene; suppressor; suppresser gene.

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circuit_board

  • noun a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities
    circuit card; add-in; board; plug-in; card.

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current

  • noun a flow of electricity through a conductor
    electric current.
    • the current was measured in amperes
  • noun a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)
    stream.
    • the raft floated downstream on the current
    • he felt a stream of air
    • the hose ejected a stream of water

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allegoriser

  • noun someone who communicates in allegories
    allegorizer.

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lauder

  • noun someone who communicates high praise
    extoller; laudator.
  • noun Scottish ballad singer and music hall comedian (1870-1950)
    Harry Lauder; Sir Harry MacLennan Lauder.

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writer

  • noun writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
    author.
  • noun a person who is able to write and has written something

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rheostat

  • noun resistor for regulating current
    variable resistor.

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terminal

  • noun station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods
    terminus; depot.
  • noun a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves
    pole.

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repechage

  • noun a race (especially in rowing) in which runners-up in the eliminating heats compete for a place in the final race

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bush

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

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step-down_transformer

  • noun a transformer that reduces voltage

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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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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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distributer

  • noun someone who markets merchandise
    distributor.
  • noun electrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence
    distributor; electrical distributor.

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nondirectional_antenna

  • noun an antenna that sends or receives signals equally in all directions
    omnidirectional antenna.

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electro-acoustic_transducer

  • noun a transducer that converts electrical to acoustic energy or vice versa

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radio_operator

  • noun someone who operates a radio transmitter

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invoke

  • verb summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
    arouse; raise; conjure up; bring up; call down; call forth; evoke; put forward; stir; conjure.
    • raise the specter of unemployment
    • he conjured wild birds in the air
    • call down the spirits from the mountain
  • verb cite as an authority; resort to
    appeal.
    • He invoked the law that would save him
    • I appealed to the law of 1900
    • She invoked an ancient law

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get

  • noun a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire.
    • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
    • They acquired a new pet
    • Get your results the next day
    • Get permission to take a few days off from work

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watch

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

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stamp_down

  • verb to put down by force or authority
    inhibit; subdue; suppress; curb; conquer.
    • suppress a nascent uprising
    • stamp down on littering
    • conquer one's desires

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arc

  • noun electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field
    discharge; spark; electric arc; electric discharge.
  • noun a continuous portion of a circle

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photoelectric

  • adjective of or pertaining to photoelectricity
    photoelectrical.
    • the photoelectric effect

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electrical_fuse

  • noun an electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded
    fuse; safety fuse.

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posthouse

  • noun an inn for exchanging post horses and accommodating riders
    post house.

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timing

  • noun the time when something happens
  • noun the regulation of occurrence, pace, or coordination to achieve a desired effect (as in music, theater, athletics, mechanics)

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squelch_circuit

  • noun an electric circuit that cuts off a receiver when the signal becomes weaker than the noise
    squelch; squelcher.

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secondary

  • noun the defensive football players who line up behind the linemen
  • noun coil such that current is induced in it by passing a current through the primary coil
    secondary coil; secondary winding.

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closure

  • noun approaching a particular destination; a coming closer; a narrowing of a gap
    closing.
    • the ship's rapid rate of closing gave them little time to avoid a collision
  • noun a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body
    cloture; gag rule; gag law.

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foot_lever

  • noun a lever that is operated with the foot
    pedal; treadle; foot pedal.

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airman

  • noun someone who operates an aircraft
    flier; flyer; aeronaut; aviator.

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storage_cell

  • noun a cell that can be recharged
    secondary cell.

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solenoid

  • noun a coil of wire around an iron core; becomes a magnet when current passes through the coil

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common

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; commons.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • adjective belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    • for the common good
    • common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

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newsmonger

  • noun a person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others
    gossipmonger; rumourmonger; gossiper; rumormonger; gossip.

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release

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

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armature

  • noun coil in which voltage is induced by motion through a magnetic field

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barretter

  • noun a resistor inserted into a circuit to compensate for changes (as those arising from temperature fluctuations)
    ballast resistor; ballast.

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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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art

  • noun the products of human creativity; works of art collectively
    fine art.
    • an art exhibition
    • a fine collection of art
  • noun the creation of beautiful or significant things
    artistic creation; artistic production.
    • art does not need to be innovative to be good
    • I was never any good at art
    • he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully

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potato_race

  • noun a novelty race in which competitors move potatoes from one place to another one at a time

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up

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

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touch

  • noun the event of something coming in contact with the body
    touching.
    • he longed for the touch of her hand
    • the cooling touch of the night air
  • noun the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands)
    sense of touch; touch modality; skin senses; cutaneous senses.
    • only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us

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electrostatic

  • adjective concerned with or producing or caused by static electricity
    static.
    • an electrostatic generator produces high-voltage static electricity

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declarer

  • noun the bridge player in contract bridge who wins the bidding and can declare which suit is to be trumps
    contractor.
  • noun someone who claims to speak the truth
    affirmer; asseverator; avower; asserter.
    • a bold asserter
    • a declarer of his intentions
    • affirmers of traditional doctrine
    • an asseverator of strong convictions
    • an avower of his own great intelligence

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driveway

  • noun a road leading up to a private house
    private road; drive.
    • they parked in the driveway

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psychical

  • adjective satellite affecting or influenced by the human mind
    psychic.
    • psychic energy
    • psychic trauma
  • adjective satellite outside the sphere of physical science
    psychic.
    • psychic phenomena

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subject

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; theme.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation
    content; depicted object.
    • a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject

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twaddler

  • noun someone who twaddles; someone who writes or talks twaddle

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regulator

  • noun any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.
  • noun an official responsible for control and supervision of a particular activity or area of public interest

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switchman

  • noun a man who operates railroad switches

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directional

  • adjective relating to or indicating directions in space
    • a directional microphone
  • adjective relating to direction toward a (nonspatial) goal
    • he tried to explain the directional trends of modern science

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dramatics

  • noun participation in theatrical productions as an extracurricular activity
  • noun the art of writing and producing plays
    dramatic art; dramaturgy; theater; theatre.

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feedback_circuit

  • noun a circuit that feeds back some of the output to the input of a system
    feedback loop.

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dipole

  • noun a pair of equal and opposite electric charges or magnetic poles separated by a small distance
  • noun an aerial half a wavelength long consisting of two rods connected to a transmission line at the center
    dipole antenna.

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ask_out

  • verb make a date
    invite out; take out.
    • Has he asked you out yet?

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written

  • adjective set down in writing in any of various ways
    • written evidence
  • verb produce a literary work
    write; pen; compose; indite.
    • She composed a poem
    • He wrote four novels

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paralinguistic

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closed

  • adjective not open or affording passage or access
    • the many closed streets made travel difficult
    • our neighbors peeped from behind closed curtains
  • verb move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
    close; shut.
    • Close the door
    • shut the window

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vaporize

  • verb kill with or as if with a burst of gunfire or electric current or as if by shooting
    zap.
    • in this computer game, space travellers are vaporized by aliens
  • verb turn into gas
    aerify; gasify; vaporise.
    • The substance gasified

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contactors

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telepathist

  • noun someone with the power of communicating thoughts directly
    mind reader; mental telepathist; thought-reader.
  • noun a magician who seems to discern the thoughts of another person (usually by clever signals from an accomplice)
    mind reader; thought-reader.

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across

  • adverb to the opposite side
    • the football field was 300 feet across
  • adverb transversely
    crosswise; crossways.
    • the marble slabs were cut across

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speed

  • noun distance travelled per unit time
    velocity.
  • noun a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens
    swiftness; fastness.
    • the project advanced with gratifying speed

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solo

  • noun any activity that is performed alone without assistance
  • noun a musical composition for one voice or instrument (with or without accompaniment)

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exam

  • noun a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge
    test; examination.
    • when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions

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bimetallic

  • adjective pertaining to a monetary system based on two metals
    bimetallistic.
    • in a bimetallistic system both gold and silver can constitute legal tender
  • adjective satellite formed of two different metals or alloys; especially in sheets bonded together
    bimetal.

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deliver

  • verb deliver (a speech, oration, or idea)
    present.
    • The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students
  • verb bring to a destination, make a delivery
    • our local super market delivers

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paralinguistic_communication

  • noun the use of manner of speaking to communicate particular meanings
    paralanguage.

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white

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    whiteness.
  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White person; Caucasian.

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articulator

  • noun someone who pronounces words
  • noun a movable speech organ

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psychic_communication

  • noun communication by paranormal means
    anomalous communication; psychical communication.

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precipitator

  • noun removes dust particles from gases by electrostatic precipitation
    electrostatic precipitator; Cottrell precipitator.

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screecher

  • noun someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
    bellower; bawler; screamer; yeller; roarer; shouter.

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signaler

  • noun someone who communicates by signals
    signaller.

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spark

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

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black_and_white

  • noun communication by means of written symbols (either printed or handwritten)
    written communication; written language.
  • noun a black-and-white photograph or slide
    monochrome.

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publicizer

  • noun someone who publicizes
    publicist; publiciser.

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glide

  • noun a vowellike sound that serves as a consonant
    semivowel.
  • noun the act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it
    slide; coast.
    • his slide didn't stop until the bottom of the hill
    • the children lined up for a coast down the snowy slope

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rumourmonger

  • noun a person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others
    gossipmonger; gossiper; newsmonger; rumormonger; gossip.

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country

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; nation; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the territory occupied by a nation
    state; land.
    • he returned to the land of his birth
    • he visited several European countries

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bridged-t

  • noun a circuit consisting of a T-network with an additional shunt bridging the two series circuits

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sympathiser

  • noun commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
    comforter; sympathizer.
  • noun someone who shares your feelings or opinions and hopes that you will be successful
    sympathizer; well-wisher.

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protection

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

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short_circuit

  • noun accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
    short.

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directional_antenna

  • noun an antenna that transmits or receives signals only in a narrow angle

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dipole_antenna

  • noun an aerial half a wavelength long consisting of two rods connected to a transmission line at the center
    dipole.

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protector

  • noun a person who cares for persons or property
    defender; shielder; guardian.

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expression

  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; look; aspect; face.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face
  • noun expression without words
    reflexion; reflection; manifestation.
    • tears are an expression of grief
    • the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition

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night_shift

  • noun the work shift during the night (as midnight to 8 a.m.)
    graveyard shift.
  • noun workers who work during the night (as midnight to 8 a.m.)
    graveyard shift.

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duty

  • noun the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr
    obligation; responsibility.
    • we must instill a sense of duty in our children
    • every right implies a responsibility
  • noun work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons
    • the duties of the job

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iditarod

  • noun an important dogsled race run annually on the Iditarod Trail
    Iditarod Trail Dog Sled Race.

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flier

  • noun someone who travels by air
    flyer.
  • noun someone who operates an aircraft
    flyer; aeronaut; aviator; airman.

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point

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

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communication_channel

  • noun (often plural) a means of communication or access
    line; channel.
    • it must go through official channels
    • lines of communication were set up between the two firms

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confide

  • verb reveal in private; tell confidentially
  • verb confer a trust upon
    entrust; trust; intrust; commit.
    • The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret
    • I commit my soul to God

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asserter

  • noun someone who claims to speak the truth
    affirmer; asseverator; avower; declarer.
    • a bold asserter
    • a declarer of his intentions
    • affirmers of traditional doctrine
    • an asseverator of strong convictions
    • an avower of his own great intelligence

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stagehouse

A house where a stage regularly stops for passengers or a relay of horses.

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pole

  • noun a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Poland

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male_plug

  • noun an electrical device with two or three pins that is inserted in a socket to make an electrical connection
    plug.

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motor_control

  • noun control of muscles

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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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aerial

  • noun a pass to a receiver downfield from the passer
    forward pass.
  • noun an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals
    transmitting aerial; antenna.

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solar_panel

  • noun electrical device consisting of a large array of connected solar cells
    solar array; solar battery.

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trust

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

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boat

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

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fork_up

  • verb to surrender someone or something to another
    hand over; render; deliver; fork over; turn in; fork out.
    • the guard delivered the criminal to the police
    • render up the prisoners
    • render the town to the enemy
    • fork over the money

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subdue

  • verb put down by force or intimidation
    reduce; repress; quash; subjugate; keep down.
    • The government quashes any attempt of an uprising
    • China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently
    • The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land
  • verb to put down by force or authority
    inhibit; stamp down; suppress; curb; conquer.
    • suppress a nascent uprising
    • stamp down on littering
    • conquer one's desires

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flashover

  • noun an unintended electric discharge (as over or around an insulator)

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stamp

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

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iditarod_trail_dog_sled_race

  • noun an important dogsled race run annually on the Iditarod Trail
    Iditarod.

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submarine

  • noun a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes
    U-boat; sub; pigboat.
  • noun a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
    wedge; bomber; hero; sub; hero sandwich; poor boy; zep; Cuban sandwich; grinder; torpedo; hoagie; Italian sandwich; hoagy; submarine sandwich.

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linguistic

  • adjective consisting of or related to language
    lingual.
    • linguistic behavior
    • a linguistic atlas
    • lingual diversity
  • adjective of or relating to the scientific study of language
    • linguistic theory

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ballast

  • noun any heavy material used to stabilize a ship or airship
  • noun coarse gravel laid to form a bed for streets and railroads

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treatment

  • noun care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
    intervention.
  • noun the management of someone or something
    handling.
    • the handling of prisoners
    • the treatment of water sewage
    • the right to equal treatment in the criminal justice system

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engine

  • noun motor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work
  • noun something used to achieve a purpose
    • an engine of change

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direction

  • noun a line leading to a place or point
    way.
    • he looked the other direction
    • didn't know the way home
  • noun the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves
    • he checked the direction and velocity of the wind

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flight

  • noun a formation of aircraft in flight
  • noun an instance of traveling by air
    flying.
    • flying was still an exciting adventure for him

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bypass

  • noun a highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center
    ringway; ring road; beltway.
  • noun a surgically created shunt (usually around a damaged part)

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graveyard

  • noun a tract of land used for burials
    burial ground; memorial park; cemetery; burying ground; burial site; necropolis.

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nanorelay

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leiden_jar

  • noun an electrostatic capacitor of historical interest
    Leyden jar.

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fun_run

  • noun a footrace run for fun (often including runners who are sponsored for a charity)
    funrun.

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gas

  • noun the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity; relatively great expansion and contraction with changes in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse readily; and the spontaneous tendency to become distributed uniformly throughout any container
    gaseous state.
  • noun a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely

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controller

  • noun someone who maintains and audits business accounts
    accountant; comptroller.
  • noun a person who directs and restrains
    restrainer.

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dramatic

  • adjective suitable to or characteristic of drama
    • a dramatic entrance in a swirling cape
    • a dramatic rescue at sea
  • adjective satellite sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
    spectacular; striking.
    • a dramatic sunset
    • a dramatic pause
    • a spectacular display of northern lights
    • it was a spectacular play
    • his striking good looks always created a sensation

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nondirectional

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inductance

  • noun an electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current
    induction.
  • noun an electrical device (typically a conducting coil) that introduces inductance into a circuit
    inductor.

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demand

  • noun an urgent or peremptory request
    • his demands for attention were unceasing
  • noun the ability and desire to purchase goods and services
    • the automobile reduced the demand for buggywhips
    • the demand exceeded the supply

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aviation

  • noun the aggregation of a country's military aircraft
    air power.
  • noun the operation of aircraft to provide transportation

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pilot

  • noun someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight
    airplane pilot.
  • noun a person qualified to guide ships through difficult waters going into or out of a harbor

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inhibit

  • verb to put down by force or authority
    stamp down; subdue; suppress; curb; conquer.
    • suppress a nascent uprising
    • stamp down on littering
    • conquer one's desires
  • verb limit the range or extent of
    • Contact between the young was inhibited by strict social customs

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tank

  • noun an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads
    armoured combat vehicle; armored combat vehicle; army tank.
  • noun a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids
    storage tank.

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tour_de_france

  • noun a French bicycle race for professional cyclists that lasts three weeks and covers about 3,000 miles

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solid

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

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ski

  • noun narrow wood or metal or plastic runners used in pairs for gliding over snow
  • verb move along on skis
    • We love to ski the Rockies
    • My children don't ski

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mount

  • noun a lightweight horse kept for riding only
    riding horse; saddle horse.
  • noun the act of climbing something
    climb.
    • it was a difficult climb to the top

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segway_human_transporter

  • noun (trademark) a self-balancing personal transportation device with two wheels; can operate in any level pedestrian environment
    Segway HT; Segway.

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governor

  • noun the head of a state government
  • noun a control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel)
    regulator.

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auto_race

  • noun a race between (usually high-performance) automobiles
    automobile race; car race.

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dashboard

  • noun protective covering consisting of a panel to protect people from the splashing water or mud etc.
    splasher; splashboard.
  • noun instrument panel on an automobile or airplane containing dials and controls
    fascia.

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fault

  • noun a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
    error; mistake.
    • he made a bad mistake
    • she was quick to point out my errors
    • I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults
  • noun an imperfection in an object or machine
    flaw; defect.
    • a flaw caused the crystal to shatter
    • if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer

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fun

  • noun activities that are enjoyable or amusing
    merriment; playfulness.
    • I do it for the fun of it
    • he is fun to have around
  • noun verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)
    play; sport.
    • he became a figure of fun
    • he said it in sport

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voice

  • noun the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speech
    • A shrill voice sounded behind us
  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    vocalism; phonation; vocalization; vocalisation; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

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loop

  • noun fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines
    eyelet; grommet; grummet; cringle.
  • noun anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)

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reverse

  • noun a relation of direct opposition
    contrary; opposite.
    • we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true
  • noun the gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed
    reverse gear.

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bellower

  • noun someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
    bawler; screamer; yeller; roarer; shouter; screecher.

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thoroughbred

  • noun a well-bred person
  • noun a racehorse belonging to a breed that originated from a cross between Arabian stallions and English mares

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electrostatic_machine

  • noun electrical device that produces a high voltage by building up a charge of static electricity
    Wimshurst machine; electrostatic generator; Van de Graaff generator.

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telephone

  • noun electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds
    telephone set; phone.
    • I talked to him on the telephone
  • noun transmitting speech at a distance
    telephony.

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obstacle

  • noun something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted
    obstruction.
    • lack of imagination is an obstacle to one's advancement
    • the poverty of a district is an obstacle to good education
    • the filibuster was a major obstruction to the success of their plan
  • noun an obstruction that stands in the way (and must be removed or surmounted or circumvented)

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telegraphist

  • noun someone who transmits messages by telegraph
    telegraph operator; telegrapher.

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van_de_graaff_generator

  • noun electrical device that produces a high voltage by building up a charge of static electricity
    electrostatic machine; Wimshurst machine; electrostatic generator.

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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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electrolytic_capacitor

  • noun a fixed capacitor consisting of two electrodes separated by an electrolyte
    electrolytic; electrolytic condenser.

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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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vox

  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    vocalism; phonation; vocalization; vocalisation; voice.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

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evening_shift

  • noun the work shift during the evening (as 4 p.m. to midnight)
    swing shift.
  • noun workers who work during the evening (as 4 p.m. to midnight)

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ride

  • noun a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
    drive.
    • he took the family for a drive in his new car
  • noun a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement

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hound

  • noun any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
    hound dog.
  • noun someone who is morally reprehensible
    bounder; dog; blackguard; heel; cad.
    • you dirty dog

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author

  • noun writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
    writer.
  • noun someone who originates or causes or initiates something
    source; generator.
    • he was the generator of several complaints

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balloon

  • noun large tough nonrigid bag filled with gas or heated air
  • noun small thin inflatable rubber bag with narrow neck

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wiring

  • noun a circuit of wires for the distribution of electricity
  • noun the work of installing the wires for an electrical system or device

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cross

  • noun a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
  • noun a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
    crisscross; mark.

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discourse

  • noun extended verbal expression in speech or writing
  • noun an address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service)
    preaching; sermon.

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yacht_race

  • noun a race between crews of people in yachts
    sailing-race.

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indicant

  • noun something that serves to indicate or suggest
    indication.
    • an indication of foul play
    • indications of strain
    • symptoms are the prime indicants of disease
  • noun a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time
    index number; index; indicator.

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didacticism

  • noun communication that is suitable for or intended to be instructive
    • the didacticism expected in books for the young
    • the didacticism of the 19th century gave birth to many great museums

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commune

  • noun the smallest administrative district of several European countries
  • noun a body of people or families living together and sharing everything

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wirer

  • noun someone who sends a telegram
  • noun a worker who installs and repairs electric wiring
    wireman.

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used

  • adjective employed in accomplishing something
    • the principle of surprise is the most used and misused of all the principles of war"- H.H.Arnold & I.C.Eaker
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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vocalism

  • noun the system of vowels used in a particular language
    vowel system.
  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    phonation; vocalization; vocalisation; voice; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

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telegraph_operator

  • noun someone who transmits messages by telegraph
    telegrapher; telegraphist.

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cartridge

  • noun ammunition consisting of a cylindrical casing containing an explosive charge and a bullet; fired from a rifle or handgun
  • noun a light-tight supply chamber holding the film and supplying it for exposure as required
    magazine.

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logic

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

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driver

  • noun the operator of a motor vehicle
  • noun someone who drives animals that pull a vehicle

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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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data_link

  • noun an interconnecting circuit between two or more locations for the purpose of transmitting and receiving data
    link.

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running

  • noun (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team
    run; running play; running game.
    • the defensive line braced to stop the run
    • the coach put great emphasis on running
  • noun the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace
    run.
    • he broke into a run
    • his daily run keeps him fit

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fuse

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

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pedal

  • noun a sustained bass note
    pedal point.
  • noun a lever that is operated with the foot
    foot lever; treadle; foot pedal.

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flat-hat

  • verb fly very close to the ground
    hedgehop.

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mosaic

  • noun art consisting of a design made of small pieces of colored stone or glass
  • noun viral disease in solanaceous plants (tomatoes, potatoes, tobacco) resulting in mottling and often shriveling of the leaves

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cycle

  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    round; rhythm.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons
  • noun a series of poems or songs on the same theme
    • Schubert's song cycles

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suasion

  • noun the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action
    persuasion.

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voltaic_pile

  • noun battery consisting of voltaic cells arranged in series; the earliest electric battery devised by Volta
    pile; galvanic pile.

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correspondent

  • noun someone who communicates by means of letters
    letter writer.
  • noun a journalist employed to provide news stories for newspapers or broadcast media
    newspaperman; newswriter; pressman; newspaperwoman.

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off

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

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acknowledge

  • verb declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
    admit.
    • He admitted his errors
    • She acknowledged that she might have forgotten
  • verb report the receipt of
    receipt.
    • The program committee acknowledged the submission of the authors of the paper

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automobile_race

  • noun a race between (usually high-performance) automobiles
    car race; auto race.

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closed_circuit

  • noun a complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates
    loop.

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thought

  • noun the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about
    idea.
    • it was not a good idea
    • the thought never entered my mind
  • noun the process of using your mind to consider something carefully
    cerebration; thinking; mentation; intellection; thought process.
    • thinking always made him frown
    • she paused for thought

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contact

  • noun close interaction
    • they kept in daily contact
    • they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings
  • noun the act of touching physically
    physical contact.
    • her fingers came in contact with the light switch

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sack_race

  • noun a novelty race in which competitors jump ahead with their feet confined in a sack

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anchorman

  • noun a television reporter who coordinates a broadcast to which several correspondents contribute
    anchorperson; anchor.

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allegorizer

  • noun someone who communicates in allegories
    allegoriser.

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joystick

  • noun a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane
    stick; control stick.
  • noun a manual control consisting of a vertical handle that can move freely in two directions; used as an input device to computers or to devices controlled by computers

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breaker

  • noun a quarry worker who splits off blocks of stone
    ledgeman.
  • noun waves breaking on the shore
    surf; breakers.

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t

  • noun a base found in DNA (but not in RNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine
    thymine.
  • noun one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose)
    deoxythymidine monophosphate.

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telephone_jack

  • noun a jack for plugging in a telephone
    phone jack.

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load

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

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stake

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

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transmitting

  • noun the act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted
    transmission; transmittal.
  • verb transfer to another
    transmit; communicate; convey.
    • communicate a disease

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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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distribute

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

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quoter

  • noun a communicator (speaker or writer) who uses quotations

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voltage

  • noun the rate at which energy is drawn from a source that produces a flow of electricity in a circuit; expressed in volts
    electromotive force; emf.
  • noun the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
    electric potential; potential difference; potential; potential drop.

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dog_racing

  • noun a race between dogs; usually an occasion for betting on the outcome

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solar_cell

  • noun a cell that converts solar energy into electrical energy
    photovoltaic cell.

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rambler

  • noun a person who takes long walks in the country
  • noun a person whose speech or writing is not well organized

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clipper

  • noun (electronics) a nonlinear electronic circuit whose output is limited in amplitude; used to limit the instantaneous amplitude of a waveform (to clip off the peaks of a waveform)
    limiter.
    • a limiter introduces amplitude distortion
  • noun a fast sailing ship used in former times
    clipper ship.

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transformer

  • noun an electrical device by which alternating current of one voltage is changed to another voltage

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generator

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

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application

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

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verbal_expression

  • noun the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions
    verbalism; expression.
    • expressions of good will
    • he helped me find verbal expression for my ideas
    • the idea was immediate but the verbalism took hours

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theater

  • noun a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
    house; theatre.
    • the house was full
  • noun the art of writing and producing plays
    dramatic art; dramatics; dramaturgy; theatre.

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battery

  • noun group of guns or missile launchers operated together at one place
  • noun a device that produces electricity; may have several primary or secondary cells arranged in parallel or series
    electric battery.

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pile

  • noun a collection of objects laid on top of each other
    agglomerate; cumulus; heap; mound; cumulation.
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; lot; 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

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board

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

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electrical

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

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hat

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

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trimming

  • noun the act of adding decoration
    • the children had to be in bed before it was time for the trimming of the tree
  • noun a decoration or adornment on a garment
    trim; passementerie.
    • the trimming on a hat
    • the trim on a shirt

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obstacle_race

  • noun a race in which competitors must negotiate obstacles

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lay_claim

  • verb demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to
    claim; arrogate.
    • He claimed his suitcases at the airline counter
    • Mr. Smith claims special tax exemptions because he is a foreign resident

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transmitter

  • noun someone who transmits a message
    sender.
    • return to sender
  • noun any agent (person or animal or microorganism) that carries and transmits a disease
    vector.
    • mosquitos are vectors of malaria and yellow fever
    • fleas are vectors of the plague
    • aphids are transmitters of plant diseases
    • when medical scientists talk about vectors they are usually talking about insects

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oldtimer

  • noun an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service
    old stager; warhorse; veteran; old hand; old-timer; stager.
  • noun an elderly man
    old geezer; antique; old-timer; gaffer.

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