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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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chain

  • noun a series of things depending on each other as if linked together
    concatenation.
    • the chain of command
    • a complicated concatenation of circumstances
  • noun (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)
    chemical chain.

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go-out

A sluice in embankments against the sea, for letting out the land waters, when the tide is out. Written also gowt.

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gun_barrel

  • noun a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired
    barrel.

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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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facility

  • noun a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry
    installation.
    • the assembly plant is an enormous facility
  • noun skillful performance or ability without difficulty
    quickness; deftness; adeptness; adroitness.
    • his quick adeptness was a product of good design
    • he was famous for his facility as an archer

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vessel

  • noun a tube in which a body fluid circulates
    vas.
  • noun a craft designed for water transportation
    watercraft.

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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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mill

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

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milk

  • noun a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings
  • noun produced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young

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ropeway

  • noun a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers
    tram; aerial tramway; cable tramway; tramway.

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carpet

  • noun floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
    rug; carpeting.
  • noun a natural object that resembles or suggests a carpet
    • a carpet of flowers
    • the larvae of some moths spin a web that resembles a carpet

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ventilate

  • verb expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
    vent; air out; air.
    • air the old winter clothes
    • air out the smoke-filled rooms
  • verb expose to the circulation of fresh air so as to retard spoilage
    • Wheat should be well ventilated

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unsluice

To sluice; to open the sluice or sluices of; to let flow; to discharge. Dryden.

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diffuse

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

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rain_cats_and_dogs

  • verb rain heavily
    pelt; rain buckets; stream; pour.
    • Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!

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capillary_tube

  • noun a tube of small internal diameter; holds liquid by capillary action
    capillary; capillary tubing.

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wasteweir

  • noun a channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or other obstruction
    spill; spillway.

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spillage

  • noun the amount that has spilled
  • noun the act of allowing a fluid to escape
    release; spill.

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airfreight

  • verb transport (cargo) by air
    air-ship; air-freight.

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watermills

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squirter

  • noun plaything consisting of a toy pistol that squirts water
    squirt gun; water pistol; water gun.

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regional

  • adjective characteristic of a region
    • regional flora
  • adjective satellite related or limited to a particular region
    • a regional dialect

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spate

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

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tobacco_pipe

  • noun a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
    pipe.

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sink_in

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

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drinking

  • noun the act of consuming liquids
    imbibition; imbibing.
  • noun the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess
    crapulence; drink; boozing; drunkenness.
    • drink was his downfall

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capillary

  • noun a tube of small internal diameter; holds liquid by capillary action
    capillary tube; capillary tubing.
  • noun any of the minute blood vessels connecting arterioles with venules
    capillary vessel.

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dampen

  • verb smother or suppress
    stifle.
    • Stifle your curiosity
  • verb make moist
    wash; moisten.
    • The dew moistened the meadows

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cable

  • noun a telegram sent abroad
    overseas telegram; cablegram.
  • noun a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power
    transmission line; line.

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level

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

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blow_tube

  • noun a tube that directs air or gas into a flame to concentrate heat
    blowpipe; blowtube.
  • noun a tube through which darts can be shot by blowing
    blowpipe; blowtube; blowgun.

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gun

  • noun a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
  • noun large but transportable armament
    heavy weapon; ordnance; artillery.

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sand

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

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race

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

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dip

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

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rack

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

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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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trend

  • noun a general direction in which something tends to move
    tendency.
    • the shoreward tendency of the current
    • the trend of the stock market
  • noun general line of orientation
    course.
    • the river takes a southern course
    • the northeastern trend of the coast

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overspill

  • noun the relocation of people from overcrowded cities; they are accommodated in new houses or apartments in smaller towns
  • noun the occurrence of surplus liquid (as water) exceeding the limit or capacity
    runoff; overflow.

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slumgullion

  • noun a thin stew of meat and vegetables

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rate

  • noun a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
    • they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour
    • the rate of change was faster than expected
  • noun amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis
    charge per unit.
    • a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5

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guillotine

  • noun closure imposed on the debate of specific sections of a bill
    closure by compartment.
  • noun instrument of execution that consists of a weighted blade between two vertical poles; used for beheading people

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sawmill

  • noun a large sawing machine
  • noun a mill for dressing logs and lumber
    lumbermill.

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channelize

  • verb direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
    maneuver; head; point; direct; guide; channelise; manoeuvre; manoeuver; steer.
  • verb make a channel for; provide with a channel
    channelise.
    • channelize the country for better transportation

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leakage

  • noun the discharge of a fluid from some container
    leak; outflow; escape.
    • they tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe
    • he had to clean up the leak

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cargo

  • noun goods carried by a large vehicle
    load; lading; shipment; loading; consignment; freight; payload.

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lamp_chimney

  • noun a glass flue surrounding the wick of an oil lamp
    chimney.

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paddle

  • noun small wooden bat with a flat surface; used for hitting balls in various games
  • noun a blade of a paddle wheel or water wheel

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chuff

  • verb blow hard and loudly
    puff; huff.
    • he huffed and puffed as he made his way up the mountain

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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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flowing

  • noun the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
    flow.
  • verb move or progress freely as if in a stream
    flux; flow.
    • The crowd flowed out of the stadium

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squeeze_out

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

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public

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

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movement

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

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transportation

  • noun a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
    transit; transportation system.
  • noun the act of moving something from one location to another
    transfer; conveyance; transport; transferral.

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commercial

  • noun a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television
    commercial message.
  • adjective connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises
    • commercial trucker
    • commercial TV
    • commercial diamonds

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teleportation

  • noun a hypothetical mode of instantaneous transportation; matter is dematerialized at one place and recreated at another

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water

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

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sink

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

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change

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

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box

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

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drinking_straw

  • noun a thin paper or plastic tube used to suck liquids into the mouth
    straw.

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elaborate

  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation
  • verb produce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product
    • The bee elaborates honey

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highway_system

  • noun a transportation system consisting of roads for motor transport

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air_passage

  • noun a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)
    air duct; airway.

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expulsion

  • noun the act of forcing out someone or something
    riddance; ejection; exclusion.
    • the ejection of troublemakers by the police
    • the child's expulsion from school
  • noun squeezing out by applying pressure
    extrusion.
    • an unexpected extrusion of toothpaste from the bottom of the tube
    • the expulsion of pus from the pimple

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perfuse

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

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pick

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

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runoff

  • noun the occurrence of surplus liquid (as water) exceeding the limit or capacity
    overspill; overflow.
  • noun a final election to resolve an earlier election that did not produce a winner

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freshet

  • noun the occurrence of a water flow resulting from sudden rain or melting snow
    spate.

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convolution

  • noun the shape of something rotating rapidly
    swirl; whirl; vortex.
  • noun a convex fold or elevation in the surface of the brain
    gyrus.

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duct

  • noun a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance
    canal; epithelial duct; channel.
    • the tear duct was obstructed
    • the alimentary canal
    • poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs
  • noun a continuous tube formed by a row of elongated cells lacking intervening end walls

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transit

  • noun a surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod
    theodolite.
  • noun a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
    transportation system; transportation.

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motorbus

  • noun a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
    coach; omnibus; bus; motorcoach; passenger vehicle; charabanc; jitney; autobus; double-decker.
    • he always rode the bus to work

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souse

  • noun a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
    alcoholic; lush; alky; boozer; dipsomaniac; soaker.
  • noun pork trimmings chopped and pickled and jelled

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air_duct

  • noun a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)
    air passage; airway.

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sluiceway

  • noun conduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate
    sluice; penstock.

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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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run_out

  • verb become used up; be exhausted
    • Our supplies finally ran out
  • verb flow off gradually
    drain.
    • The rain water drains into this big vat

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imbue

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

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from

Out of the neighborhood of; lessening or losing proximity to; leaving behind; by reason of; out of; by aid of; -- used whenever departure, setting out, commencement of action, being, state, occurrence, etc., or procedure, emanation, absence, separation, etc., are to be expressed. It is construed with, and indicates, the point of space or time at which the action, state, etc., are regarded as setting out or beginning; also, less frequently, the source, the cause, the occasion, out of which anything proceeds; -- the aritithesis and correlative of to; as, it, is one hundred miles from Boston to Springfield; he took his sword from his side; light proceeds from the sun; separate the coarse wool from the fine; men have all sprung from Adam, and often go from good to bad, and from bad to worse; the merit of an action depends on the principle from which it proceeds; men judge of facts from personal knowledge, or from testimony.
Experience from the time past to the time present. Bacon.
The song began from Jove. Drpden.
From high Mæonia's rocky shores I came. Addison.
If the wind blow any way from shore. Shak.
From sometimes denotes away from, remote from, inconsistent with. "Anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing." Shak. From, when joined with another preposition or an adverb, gives an opportunity for abbreviating the sentence. "There followed him great multitudes of people . . . from [the land] beyond Jordan." Math. iv. 25. In certain constructions, as from forth, from out, etc., the ordinary and more obvious arrangment is inverted, the sense being more distinctly forth from, out from -- from being virtually the governing preposition, and the word the adverb. See From off, under Off, adv., and From afar, under Afar, adv.
Sudden partings such as press The life from out young hearts. Byron.

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telpher

  • noun one of the conveyances (or cars) in a telpherage
    telfer.

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clough

A cleft in a hill; a ravine; a narrow valley. Nares.

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marine

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

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merchant_marine

  • noun the crew of a merchant vessel
  • noun conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry
    merchant vessels; cargo ships; shipping.

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waste_material

  • noun any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
    waste; waste matter; waste product.
    • they collect the waste once a week
    • much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers

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sluis

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attribute

  • noun a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished
    property; dimension.
    • self-confidence is not an endearing property
  • noun an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity

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raft

  • noun a flat float (usually made of logs or planks) that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmers
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; 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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dowse

  • noun searching for underground water or minerals by using a dowsing rod
    dowsing; rhabdomancy.
  • verb wet thoroughly
    douse.

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type

  • noun a subdivision of a particular kind of thing
    • what type of sculpture do you prefer?
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; eccentric; character.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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door

  • noun a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle
    • he knocked on the door
    • he slammed the door as he left
  • noun the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close
    threshold; room access; doorway.
    • he stuck his head in the doorway

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flap

  • noun any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely
    • he wrote on the flap of the envelope
  • noun an excited state of agitation
    pother; tizzy; fuss; dither.
    • he was in a dither
    • there was a terrible flap about the theft

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interpenetrate

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

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emission

  • noun the act of emitting; causing to flow forth
    emanation.
  • noun a substance that is emitted or released
    discharge.

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lavador

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runniness

  • noun the property of flowing easily
    fluidness; liquidness; fluidity; liquidity.
    • adding lead makes the alloy easier to cast because the melting point is reduced and the fluidity is increased
    • they believe that fluidity increases as the water gets warmer

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sparge

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

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overrun

  • noun too much production or more than expected
    overproduction.
  • verb invade in great numbers
    infest.
    • the roaches infested our kitchen

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merchantman

  • noun a cargo ship
    merchant ship; freighter; bottom.
    • they did much of their overseas trade in foreign bottoms

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intake

  • noun the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
    ingestion; uptake; consumption.
  • noun an opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container
    inlet.

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squish

  • noun the noise of soft mud being walked on
  • verb walk through mud or mire
    slosh; splosh; splash; squelch; slop.
    • We had to splosh across the wet meadow

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sluice

  • noun conduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate
    sluiceway; penstock.
  • verb pour as if from a sluice
    sluice down.
    • An aggressive tide sluiced across the barrier reef

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tramway

  • noun a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers
    tram; aerial tramway; ropeway; cable tramway.
  • noun the track on which trams or streetcars run
    tramline; streetcar track.

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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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reflux

  • noun an abnormal backward flow of body fluids
  • noun the outward flow of the tide
    ebb.

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worm

  • noun any of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes; also many insect larvae
  • noun a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
    dirt ball; insect; louse.

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pour

  • verb cause to run
    • pour water over the floor
  • verb move in large numbers
    swarm; teem; stream; pullulate.
    • people were pouring out of the theater
    • beggars pullulated in the plaza

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decker

  • noun (often used in combinations) something constructed with multiple levels
    • they rode in a double-decker bus
  • noun English dramatist and pamphleteer (1572-1632)
    Dekker; Thomas Decker; Thomas Dekker.

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transportation_system

  • noun a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
    transit; transportation.

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thin

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

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ferry

  • noun a boat that transports people or vehicles across a body of water and operates on a regular schedule
    ferryboat.
  • noun transport by boat or aircraft
    ferrying.

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well_over

  • verb flow or run over (a limit or brim)
    run over; overflow; brim over; overrun.

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scatter

  • noun a haphazard distribution in all directions
    spread.
  • noun the act of scattering
    scattering; strewing.

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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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tap

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

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stream

  • noun a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth
    watercourse.
  • noun dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas
    current; flow.
    • two streams of development run through American history
    • stream of consciousness
    • the flow of thought
    • the current of history

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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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nozzle

  • noun a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged
    nose.
  • noun informal terms for the nose
    snoot; hooter; schnoz; snout; beak; schnozzle; honker.

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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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dripping

  • noun a liquid (as water) that flows in drops (as from the eaves of house)
    drippage.
  • noun the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop
    drip.
    • the constant sound of dripping irritated him

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pea_shooter

  • noun a straight narrow tube through which pellets (as dried peas) can be blown at a target

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kokers

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horovuwa

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drippage

  • noun a liquid (as water) that flows in drops (as from the eaves of house)
    dripping.

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impregnation

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

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drainpipe

  • noun a pipe through which liquid is carried away
    drain; waste pipe.

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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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recovery

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

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deglycerolize

  • verb remove from glycerol
    deglycerolise.

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cast_iron

  • noun an alloy of iron containing so much carbon that it is brittle and so cannot be wrought but must be shaped by casting

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irrigate

  • verb supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams
    water.
    • Water the fields
  • verb supply with a constant flow or sprinkling of some liquid, for the purpose of cooling, cleansing, or disinfecting
    • irrigate the wound

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interrogative

  • noun a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply
    interrogation; question; interrogative sentence.
    • he asked a direct question
    • he had trouble phrasing his interrogations
  • noun some linguists consider interrogative sentences to constitute a mood
    interrogative mood.

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lamp

  • noun an artificial source of visible illumination
  • noun a piece of furniture holding one or more electric light bulbs

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water_mill

  • noun a mill powered by a water wheel

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flatboat

  • noun a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
    hoy; lighter; barge.

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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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flow_of_air

  • noun the flow of air
    air flow; airflow.
    • she adjusted the fan so that the airflow was directed right at her

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hoy

  • noun a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
    lighter; barge; flatboat.

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telfer

  • noun one of the conveyances (or cars) in a telpherage
    telpher.

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moisten

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

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rise

  • noun a growth in strength or number or importance
  • noun the act of changing location in an upward direction
    ascension; ascent; ascending.

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teleport

  • verb transport by dematerializing at one point and assembling at another

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fluidness

  • noun the property of flowing easily
    runniness; liquidness; fluidity; liquidity.
    • adding lead makes the alloy easier to cast because the melting point is reduced and the fluidity is increased
    • they believe that fluidity increases as the water gets warmer
  • noun a changeable quality
    fluidity.
    • a charming Oriental fluidity of manner
    • a certain fluidness in his perception of time made him an unpredictable colleague
    • demographers try to predict social fluidity

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deglycerolise

  • verb remove from glycerol
    deglycerolize.

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movable

  • noun personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc)
    chattel; personal chattel.
  • adjective satellite (of personal property as opposed to real estate) can be moved from place to place (especially carried by hand)

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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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air-intake

  • noun a duct that admits air to be mixed with fuel

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blowgun

  • noun a tube through which darts can be shot by blowing
    blowpipe; blow tube; blowtube.

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motortruck

  • noun an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
    truck.

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gasp

  • noun a short labored intake of breath with the mouth open
    pant.
    • she gave a gasp and fainted
  • verb breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted
    puff; heave; pant.
    • The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily

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suck

  • noun the act of sucking
    suction; sucking.
  • verb draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth
    • suck the poison from the place where the snake bit
    • suck on a straw
    • the baby sucked on the mother's breast

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prospect

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

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lanka

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winter

  • noun the coldest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox
    wintertime.
  • verb spend the winter
    overwinter.
    • We wintered on the Riviera
    • Shackleton's men overwintered on Elephant Island

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cardiac_output

  • noun the amount of blood pumped out by the ventricles in a given period of time
    • a resting adult has a cardiac output of about three quarts a minute

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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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liquid

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

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spout

  • noun an opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain
  • verb gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
    spurt; spirt; gush.
    • water gushed forth

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hauling

  • noun the activity of transporting goods by truck
    truckage; trucking.
  • verb draw slowly or heavily
    haul; hale; drag; cart.
    • haul stones
    • haul nets

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outpouring

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

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torpedo_tube

  • noun a tube near the waterline of a vessel through which a torpedo is fired

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chromatography_column

  • noun a vertical glass tube used in column chromatography; a mixture is poured in the top and washed through a stationary substance where components of the mixture are adsorbed selectively to form colored bands
    column.

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truck

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

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deposit

  • noun the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
    sedimentation; alluviation.
  • noun matter that has been deposited by some natural process
    sediment.

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inhabitant

  • noun a person who inhabits a particular place
    indweller; habitant; dweller; denizen.

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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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submerge

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

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pant

  • noun the noise made by a short puff of steam (as from an engine)
  • noun (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately
    trouser.
    • he had a sharp crease in his trousers

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over

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

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move

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

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course

  • noun education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings
    course of study; course of instruction; class.
    • he took a course in basket weaving
    • flirting is not unknown in college classes
  • noun a connected series of events or actions or developments
    line.
    • the government took a firm course
    • historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available

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brim

  • noun the top edge of a vessel or other container
    rim; lip.
  • noun a circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat

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volley

  • noun rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms
    fusillade; salvo; burst.
    • our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise
  • noun a tennis return made by hitting the ball before it bounces

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sluiceable

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soaking

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

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ship

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

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pervade

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

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dolly

  • noun conveyance consisting of a wheeled support on which a camera can be mounted
  • noun conveyance consisting of a wheeled platform for moving heavy objects

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sluicelike

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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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whirlpool

  • noun a powerful circular current of water (usually the result of conflicting tides)
    vortex; maelstrom.
  • verb flow in a circular current, of liquids
    swirl; whirl; eddy; purl.

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sucking

  • noun the act of sucking
    suck; suction.
  • verb draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth
    suck.
    • suck the poison from the place where the snake bit
    • suck on a straw
    • the baby sucked on the mother's breast

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chromatography

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

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dam

  • noun a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea
    dike; dyke.
  • noun a metric unit of length equal to ten meters
    dekameter; decameter; dekametre; dkm; decametre.

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material

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

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motorcoach

  • noun a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
    coach; omnibus; bus; motorbus; passenger vehicle; charabanc; jitney; autobus; double-decker.
    • he always rode the bus to work

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seawater

  • noun water containing salts
    brine; saltwater.
    • the water in the ocean is all saltwater

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flotation

  • noun the phenomenon of floating (remaining on the surface of a liquid without sinking)
    floatation.
  • noun financing a commercial enterprise by bond or stock shares
    floatation.

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term

  • noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
    • he learned many medical terms
  • noun a limited period of time
    • a prison term
    • he left school before the end of term

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name

  • noun a language unit by which a person or thing is known
    • his name really is George Washington
    • those are two names for the same thing
  • noun a person's reputation
    • he wanted to protect his good name

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spigot

  • noun a plug for a bunghole in a cask
    tap.
  • noun a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir
    faucet.

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tram

  • noun a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers
    aerial tramway; ropeway; cable tramway; tramway.
  • noun a four-wheeled wagon that runs on tracks in a mine
    tramcar.
    • a tramcar carries coal out of a coal mine

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slide

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

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piping

  • noun a thin strip of covered cord used to edge hems
  • noun a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
    pipe; pipage.

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waste_pipe

  • noun a pipe through which liquid is carried away
    drain; drainpipe.

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air-freight

  • verb transport (cargo) by air
    air-ship; airfreight.

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radial

  • noun pneumatic tire that has radial-ply casing
    radial-ply tire; radial tire.
  • adjective relating to or near the radius
    • the radial aspect of the forearm

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sri_lanka

  • noun a republic on the island of Ceylon; became independent of the United Kingdom in 1948
    Ceylon; Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.

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tubing

  • noun conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
    tube.
  • verb provide with a tube or insert a tube into
    tube.

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purl

  • noun gold or silver wire thread
  • noun a basic knitting stitch
    purl stitch.

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trailer

  • noun someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    poke; dawdler; laggard; drone; lagger.
  • noun an advertisement consisting of short scenes from a motion picture that will appear in the near future
    preview; prevue.

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gargoyle

  • noun a spout that terminates in a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal
  • noun an ornament consisting of a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal

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permeation

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

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pipage

  • noun a fee charged for the use of pipes
  • noun a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
    pipe; piping.

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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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millrun

  • noun a channel for the water current that turns a millwheel
    millrace.

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blowtube

  • noun a tube that directs air or gas into a flame to concentrate heat
    blow tube; blowpipe.
  • noun a tube through which darts can be shot by blowing
    blowpipe; blow tube; blowgun.

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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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double-decker

  • noun a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
    coach; omnibus; bus; motorbus; motorcoach; passenger vehicle; charabanc; jitney; autobus.
    • he always rode the bus to work

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extract

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

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slew

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; 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
  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; sheer; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right

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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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air_transportation_system

  • noun a transportation system for moving passengers or goods by air

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besprinkle

  • verb scatter with liquid; wet lightly
    sprinkle; sparge.
    • Sprinkle the lawn

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valve

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

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whoosh

  • noun the noise produced by the sudden rush of a fluid (a gas or liquid)
    swoosh.
  • verb move with a sibilant sound
    woosh.
    • He whooshed the doors open

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ret

  • verb place (flax, hemp, or jute) in liquid so as to promote loosening of the fibers from the woody tissue

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farm

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

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fountain

  • noun a structure from which an artificially produced jet of water arises
  • noun a natural flow of ground water
    outpouring; spring; natural spring; outflow.

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dutch

Pertaining to Holland, or to its inhabitants. Dutch was formerly used for German.
Germany is slandered to have sent none to this war [the Crusades] at this first voyage; and that other pilgrims, passing through that country, were mocked by the Dutch, and called fools for their pains. Fuller.

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suffusive

  • adjective satellite spreading through
    • suffusive purple light

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dunk

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

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barrier

  • noun a structure or object that impedes free movement
  • noun any condition that makes it difficult to make progress or to achieve an objective
    roadblock.
    • intolerance is a barrier to understanding

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rail

  • noun a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
    railing.
  • noun short for railway
    • he traveled by rail
    • he was concerned with rail safety

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goat

  • noun any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight horns
    caprine animal.
  • noun a victim of ridicule or pranks
    stooge; laughingstock; butt.

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toy

  • noun an artifact designed to be played with
    plaything.
  • noun a nonfunctional replica of something else (frequently used as a modifier)
    • a toy stove

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airway

  • noun a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)
    air duct; air passage.
  • noun a designated route followed by airplanes in flying from one airport to another
    air lane; skyway; flight path.

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freightage

  • noun the charge for transporting something by common carrier
    freight rate; freight.
    • we pay the freight
    • the freight rate is usually cheaper
  • noun transporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates
    freight.

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drench

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

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corrosion

  • noun a state of deterioration in metals caused by oxidation or chemical action
  • noun erosion by chemical action
    corroding; erosion.

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logging

  • noun the work of cutting down trees for timber
  • verb enter into a log, as on ships and planes
    log.

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derivation

  • noun the source or origin from which something derives (i.e. comes or issues)
    • he prefers shoes of Italian derivation
    • music of Turkish derivation
  • noun (historical linguistics) an explanation of the historical origins of a word or phrase
    deriving; etymologizing.

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spill

  • noun liquid that is spilled
    • clean up the spills
  • noun a channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or other obstruction
    wasteweir; spillway.

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advect

  • verb convey by horizontal mass movement of a fluid
    • energy advected from the environment

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motion

  • noun the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
    gesture.
  • noun a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
    movement.

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transfer

  • noun the act of moving something from one location to another
    conveyance; transportation; transport; transferral.
  • noun someone who transfers or is transferred from one position to another
    transferee.
    • the best student was a transfer from LSU

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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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trickle

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

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feed

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

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drawing_off

  • noun act of getting or draining something such as electricity or a liquid from a source
    drawing.
    • the drawing of water from the well

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spillway

  • noun a channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or other obstruction
    spill; wasteweir.

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force_out

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

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clause

  • noun (grammar) an expression including a subject and predicate but not constituting a complete sentence
  • noun a separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will)
    article.

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powerful

  • adjective having great power or force or potency or effect
    • the most powerful government in western Europe
    • his powerful arms
    • a powerful bomb
    • the horse's powerful kick
    • powerful drugs
    • a powerful argument
  • adjective satellite strong enough to knock down or overwhelm
    knock-down.
    • a knock-down blow

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tow

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

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wash

  • noun a thin coat of water-base paint
  • noun the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)
    lavation; washing.

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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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waterspout

  • noun a tornado passing over water and picking up a column of water and mist
  • noun a heavy rain
    downpour; deluge; cloudburst; soaker; pelter; torrent.

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waste_matter

  • noun any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
    waste; waste material; waste product.
    • they collect the waste once a week
    • much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers

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sheer

  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; slew; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right
  • verb cause to sheer
    • She sheered her car around the obstacle

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ancient

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

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sheet

  • noun any broad thin expanse or surface
    • a sheet of ice
  • noun paper used for writing or printing
    sheet of paper; piece of paper.

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roll-on_roll-off

  • noun a method of transport (as a ferry or train or plane) that vehicles roll onto at the beginning and roll off of at the destination

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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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flow_rate

  • noun the amount of fluid that flows in a given time
    flow; rate of flow.

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top

  • noun the upper part of anything
    • the mower cuts off the tops of the grass
    • the title should be written at the top of the first page
  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    upside; upper side; top side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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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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rails

  • noun a bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll
    track; runway; rail.
  • noun a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
    rail; railing.

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plastic

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

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eddy

  • noun a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself
    twist.
  • noun founder of Christian Science in 1866 (1821-1910)
    Mary Baker Eddy; Mary Morse Baker Eddy.

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spay

  • verb remove the ovaries of
    castrate; alter; neuter.
    • Is your cat spayed?

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advection

  • noun (meteorology) the horizontal transfer of heat or other atmospheric properties

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moisture

  • noun wetness caused by water
    wet.
    • drops of wet gleamed on the window

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regurgitate

  • verb pour or rush back
    • The blood regurgitates into the heart ventricle
  • verb feed through the beak by regurgitating previously swallowed food
    • many birds feed their young by regurgitating what they have swallowed and carried to the nest

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cannula

  • noun a small flexible tube inserted into a body cavity for draining off fluid or introducing medication

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dog

  • noun a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
    domestic dog; Canis familiaris.
    • the dog barked all night
  • noun a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
    frump.
    • she got a reputation as a frump
    • she's a real dog

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speaking

  • noun the utterance of intelligible speech
    speech production.
  • noun delivering an address to a public audience
    speechmaking; oral presentation; public speaking.
    • people came to see the candidates and hear the speechmaking

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inner

  • adjective satellite located inward
    interior; internal.
    • Beethoven's manuscript looks like a bloody record of a tremendous inner battle"- Leonard Bernstein
    • she thinks she has no soul, no interior life, but the truth is that she has no access to it"- David Denby
    • an internal sense of rightousness"- A.R.Gurney,Jr.
  • adjective located or occurring within or closer to a center
    • an inner room

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flume

  • noun a narrow gorge with a stream running through it
    gulch.
  • noun watercourse that consists of an open artificial chute filled with water for power or for carrying logs

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conduit

  • noun a passage (a pipe or tunnel) through which water or electric wires can pass
    • the computers were connected through a system of conduits

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mining

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

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rain_buckets

  • verb rain heavily
    rain cats and dogs; pelt; stream; pour.
    • Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!

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upsurge

  • noun a sudden forceful flow
    rush; spate; surge.
  • noun a sudden or abrupt strong increase
    surge.
    • stimulated a surge of speculation
    • an upsurge of emotion
    • an upsurge in violent crime

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needle

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

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transverse

  • adjective satellite extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis
    thwartwise; transversal; cross.
    • cross members should be all steel
    • from the transverse hall the stairway ascends gracefully
    • transversal vibrations
    • transverse colon

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tapster

  • noun a tavern keeper who taps kegs or casks
    tapper.

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drain

  • noun emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it
    drainage.
  • noun tube inserted into a body cavity (as during surgery) to remove unwanted material

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holder

  • noun a holding device
    • a towel holder
    • a cigarette holder
    • an umbrella holder
  • noun a person who holds something
    • they held two hostages
    • he holds the trophy
    • she holds a United States passport

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steel

  • noun an alloy of iron with small amounts of carbon; widely used in construction; mechanical properties can be varied over a wide range
  • noun a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
    brand; blade; sword.

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floatation

  • noun the phenomenon of floating (remaining on the surface of a liquid without sinking)
    flotation.
  • noun financing a commercial enterprise by bond or stock shares
    flotation.

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deluge

  • noun an overwhelming number or amount
    flood; torrent; inundation.
    • a flood of requests
    • a torrent of abuse
  • noun a heavy rain
    downpour; cloudburst; soaker; pelter; waterspout; torrent.

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double

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

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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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ooze

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; gunk; guck; gook; slime; muck; goop; sludge.
  • noun the process of seeping
    oozing; seepage.

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iron

  • noun a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
    atomic number 26; Fe.
  • noun a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head

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spurt

  • noun the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
    squirt; spirt; jet.
  • verb gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
    spout; spirt; gush.
    • water gushed forth

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venturi

  • noun a tube with a constriction; used to control fluid flow (as in the air inlet of a carburetor)
  • noun United States architect (born in 1925)
    Robert Charles Venturi; Robert Venturi.

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circulate

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

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steep

  • noun a steep place (as on a hill)
  • verb devote (oneself) fully to
    plunge; immerse; absorb; soak up; engross; engulf.
    • He immersed himself into his studies

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torrent

  • noun a heavy rain
    downpour; deluge; cloudburst; soaker; pelter; waterspout.
  • noun a violently fast stream of water (or other liquid)
    violent stream.
    • the houses were swept away in the torrent

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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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swerve

  • noun the act of turning aside suddenly
    veering; swerving.
  • noun an erratic deflection from an intended course
    yaw.

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backflow

  • noun a flow that returns toward its source
    backflowing.

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seep

  • verb pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings
    ooze.

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splatter

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    spatter; spattering; sputter; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun a small quantity of something moist or liquid
    splash; dab.
    • a dab of paint
    • a splatter of mud
    • just a splash of whiskey

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modern

  • noun a contemporary person
  • noun a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
    Bodoni font; modern font; Bodoni.

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leach

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

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tide

  • noun the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon
  • noun something that may increase or decrease (like the tides of the sea)
    • a rising tide of popular interest

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air-ship

  • verb transport (cargo) by air
    air-freight; airfreight.

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runnel

  • noun a small stream
    run; rill; rivulet; streamlet.

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autobus

  • noun a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
    coach; omnibus; bus; motorbus; motorcoach; passenger vehicle; charabanc; jitney; double-decker.
    • he always rode the bus to work

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sidecar

  • noun a cocktail made of orange liqueur with lemon juice and brandy
  • noun conveyance consisting of a small carrier attached to the side of a motorcycle

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backflowing

  • noun a flow that returns toward its source
    backflow.

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mountain

  • noun a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill
    mount.
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; deal; wad; muckle; pile; 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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strength

  • noun the property of being physically or mentally strong
    • fatigue sapped his strength
  • noun capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war
    military posture; military capability; military strength; posture.
    • we faced an army of great strength
    • politicians have neglected our military posture

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soak

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

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oozing

  • noun the process of seeping
    ooze; seepage.
  • verb pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings
    ooze; seep.

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commotion

  • noun a disorderly outburst or tumult
    to-do; disturbance; hurly burly; kerfuffle; disruption; hoo-ha; hoo-hah; flutter.
    • they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused
  • noun the act of making a noisy disturbance
    din; tumult; ruckus; rumpus; ruction.

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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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transporter

  • noun a long truck for carrying motor vehicles
    car transporter.
  • noun a crane for moving material with dispatch as in loading and unloading ships

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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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water_pistol

  • noun plaything consisting of a toy pistol that squirts water
    squirt gun; squirter; water gun.

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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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auriferous

  • adjective satellite containing gold
    gold-bearing.
    • auriferous quartz veins

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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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play

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

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flush_down

  • verb flow freely
    wash down.
    • The body washed down the river

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centre

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; center.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun a low-lying region in central France

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sledge

  • noun a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow
    sleigh; sled.
  • noun a heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes or wedges
    sledgehammer; maul.

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siphon

  • noun a tube running from the liquid in a vessel to a lower level outside the vessel so that atmospheric pressure forces the liquid through the tube
    syphon.
  • noun a tubular organ in an aquatic animal (especially in mollusks) through which water can be taken in or expelled
    syphon.

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pervasion

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

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cigarette

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

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billow

  • noun a large sea wave
    surge.
  • verb rise up as if in waves
    wallow.
    • smoke billowed up into the sky

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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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mineral

  • noun solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
  • adjective relating to minerals
    • mineral elements
    • mineral deposits

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eject

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

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shooter

  • noun a large marble used for shooting in the game of marbles
    taw.
  • noun a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot)
    shot.
    • he is a crack shot
    • a poor shooter

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flow

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

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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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pipe

  • noun a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
    tobacco pipe.
  • noun a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
    piping; pipage.

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swamp

  • noun low land that is seasonally flooded; has more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog
    swampland.
  • noun a situation fraught with difficulties and imponderables
    • he was trapped in a medical swamp

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clyse

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occasion

  • noun an event that occurs at a critical time
    juncture.
    • at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave
    • it was needed only on special occasions
  • noun a vaguely specified social event
    function; affair; social occasion; social function.
    • the party was quite an affair
    • an occasion arranged to honor the president
    • a seemingly endless round of social functions

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barrel

  • noun a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired
    gun barrel.
  • noun a cylindrical container that holds liquids
    cask.

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liquidity

  • noun the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility
    liquid state; liquidness; liquid.
  • noun the property of flowing easily
    fluidness; runniness; liquidness; fluidity.
    • adding lead makes the alloy easier to cast because the melting point is reduced and the fluidity is increased
    • they believe that fluidity increases as the water gets warmer

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dot

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

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sector

  • noun a plane figure bounded by two radii and the included arc of a circle
  • noun a social group that forms part of the society or the economy
    • the public sector

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gold

  • noun coins made of gold
  • noun a deep yellow color
    amber.
    • an amber light illuminated the room
    • he admired the gold of her hair

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summer

  • noun the warmest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox
    summertime.
    • they spent a lazy summer at the shore
  • noun the period of finest development, happiness, or beauty
    • the golden summer of his life

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friction

  • noun a state of conflict between persons
    clash.
  • noun the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another
    rubbing.

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brine

  • noun water containing salts
    seawater; saltwater.
    • the water in the ocean is all saltwater
  • noun a strong solution of salt and water used for pickling

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freight

  • noun goods carried by a large vehicle
    load; cargo; lading; shipment; loading; consignment; payload.
  • noun transporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates
    freightage.

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threshold

  • noun the starting point for a new state or experience
    • on the threshold of manhood
  • noun the smallest detectable sensation
    limen.

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lighterage

  • noun the fee charged for carrying goods in lighters
  • noun the transportation of goods on a lighter

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overflow

  • noun a large flow
    outpouring; flood.
  • noun the occurrence of surplus liquid (as water) exceeding the limit or capacity
    runoff; overspill.

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slot

  • noun a position in a grammatical linguistic construction in which a variety of alternative units are interchangeable
    • he developed a version of slot grammar
  • noun a small slit (as for inserting a coin or depositing mail)
    • he put a quarter in the slot

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fibre

  • noun a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
    fiber.
  • noun any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber)
    fiber.

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slop

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

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draw_out

  • verb cause to speak, "Can you draw her out--she is always so quiet"
  • verb lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer
    prolong; protract; extend.
    • We prolonged our stay
    • She extended her visit by another day
    • The meeting was drawn out until midnight

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pump

  • noun a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    heart; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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carry_over

  • verb transfer or persist from one stage or sphere of activity to another
  • verb transport from one place or state to another
    • Adam would have been carried over into the life eternal

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flow_from

  • verb be the result of
    be due.

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wood

  • noun the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    woods; forest.

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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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screening

  • noun the display of a motion picture
    viewing; showing.
  • noun fabric of metal or plastic mesh

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blowpipe

  • noun a tube that directs air or gas into a flame to concentrate heat
    blow tube; blowtube.
  • noun a tube through which darts can be shot by blowing
    blow tube; blowtube; blowgun.

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plate

  • noun (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score
    home; home base; home plate.
    • he ruled that the runner failed to touch home
  • noun a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic

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downpour

  • noun a heavy rain
    deluge; cloudburst; soaker; pelter; waterspout; torrent.

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wetting

  • noun the act of making something wet
  • noun a euphemism for urination
    passing water; leak; making water.
    • he had to take a leak

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fluid

  • noun a substance that is fluid at room temperature and pressure
  • noun continuous amorphous matter that tends to flow and to conform to the outline of its container: a liquid or a gas

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clyce

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lighter

  • noun a substance used to ignite or kindle a fire
    ignitor; igniter.
  • noun a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires
    light; ignitor; igniter.
    • do you have a light?

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wheelbarrow

  • noun a cart for carrying small loads; has handles and one or more wheels
    lawn cart; garden cart; barrow.
  • verb transport in a wheelbarrow

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penetrate

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

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pond

  • noun a small lake
    pool.
    • the pond was too small for sailing

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chimney

  • noun a vertical flue that provides a path through which smoke from a fire is carried away through the wall or roof of a building
  • noun a glass flue surrounding the wick of an oil lamp
    lamp chimney.

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huff

  • noun a state of irritation or annoyance
    seeing red; miff.
  • verb inhale recreational drugs
    snort.
    • The addict was snorting cocaine almost every day
    • the kids were huffing glue

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reading

  • noun the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message
    • his main reading was detective stories
    • suggestions for further reading
  • noun a particular interpretation or performance
    • on that reading it was an insult
    • he was famous for his reading of Mozart

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truck_driver

  • noun someone who drives a truck as an occupation
    teamster; trucker.

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tobacco

  • noun leaves of the tobacco plant dried and prepared for smoking or ingestion
    baccy.
  • noun aromatic annual or perennial herbs and shrubs
    tobacco plant.

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morning

  • noun the time period between dawn and noon
    morning time; forenoon; morn.
    • I spent the morning running errands
  • noun a conventional expression of greeting or farewell
    good morning.

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gush

  • noun a sudden rapid flow (as of water)
    outpouring; flush.
    • he heard the flush of a toilet
    • there was a little gush of blood
    • she attacked him with an outpouring of words
  • noun an unrestrained expression of emotion
    effusion; ebullition; outburst; blowup.

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activity

  • noun any specific behavior
    • they avoided all recreational activity
  • noun the state of being active
    action; activeness.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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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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river

  • noun a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)
    • the river was navigable for 50 miles

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automatic

  • noun light machine gun
    automatic rifle; machine rifle.
  • noun a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released
    automatic pistol.

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yard

  • noun a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
    pace.
  • noun the enclosed land around a house or other building
    curtilage; grounds.
    • it was a small house with almost no yard

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ebb

  • noun a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)
    ebbing; wane.
  • noun the outward flow of the tide
    reflux.

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frame

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

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rivulet

  • noun a small stream
    run; rill; streamlet; runnel.

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sousing

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

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ferryboat

  • noun a boat that transports people or vehicles across a body of water and operates on a regular schedule
    ferry.

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drenching

  • noun the act of making something completely wet
    soaking; souse; sousing.
    • he gave it a good drenching
  • verb drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged
    drench; swamp.
    • The tsunami swamped every boat in the harbor

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radius

  • noun the length of a line segment between the center and circumference of a circle or sphere
    r.
  • noun a straight line from the center to the perimeter of a circle (or from the center to the surface of a sphere)

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suffusion

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

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rate_of_flow

  • noun the amount of fluid that flows in a given time
    flow rate; flow.

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liquidness

  • noun the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility
    liquid state; liquidity; liquid.
  • noun the property of flowing easily
    fluidness; runniness; fluidity; liquidity.
    • adding lead makes the alloy easier to cast because the melting point is reduced and the fluidity is increased
    • they believe that fluidity increases as the water gets warmer

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aqueduct

  • noun a conduit that resembles a bridge but carries water over a valley

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propulsion

  • noun a propelling force
  • noun the act of propelling
    actuation.

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pickup

  • noun a light truck with an open body and low sides and a tailboard
    pickup truck.
  • noun a warrant to take someone into custody
    • put out a pickup on that man

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speaking_tube

  • noun a tube for conveying the sound of a voice from one room to another

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torpedo

  • noun a professional killer who uses a gun
    hit man; gunslinger; hired gun; shooter; gun; triggerman; hitman; gunman; gun for hire.
  • 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; submarine; zep; Cuban sandwich; grinder; hoagie; Italian sandwich; hoagy; submarine sandwich.

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pistol

  • noun a firearm that is held and fired with one hand
    shooting iron; side arm; handgun.

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gemstone

  • noun a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry
    stone; gem.
    • he had the gem set in a ring for his wife
    • she had jewels made of all the rarest stones

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vertical

  • noun something that is oriented vertically
  • noun a vertical structural member as a post or stake
    upright.
    • the ball sailed between the uprights

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trommel

(Mining) A revolving buddle or sieve for separating, or sizing, ores. Raymond.

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bucket

  • noun a roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top
    pail.
  • noun the quantity contained in a bucket
    bucketful.

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spray

  • noun a pesticide in suspension or solution; intended for spraying
  • noun a quantity of small objects flying through the air
    spraying.
    • a spray of bullets

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concentrate

  • noun the desired mineral that is left after impurities have been removed from mined ore
    dressed ore.
  • noun a concentrated form of a foodstuff; the bulk is reduced by removing water

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air_flow

  • noun the flow of air
    airflow; flow of air.
    • she adjusted the fan so that the airflow was directed right at her

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telpherage

  • noun a transportation system in which cars (telphers) are suspended from cables and operated on electricity
    telferage.

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wheel_around

  • verb wheel somebody or something
    wheel.
  • verb change directions as if revolving on a pivot
    wheel.
    • They wheeled their horses around and left

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airflow

  • noun the flow of air
    air flow; flow of air.
    • she adjusted the fan so that the airflow was directed right at her

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inundate

  • verb fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid
    flood; deluge; swamp.
    • the basement was inundated after the storm
    • The images flooded his mind
  • verb fill or cover completely, usually with water
    submerge; deluge.

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sluice

  • noun conduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate
    sluiceway; penstock.
  • verb pour as if from a sluice
    sluice down.
    • An aggressive tide sluiced across the barrier reef

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sluice

  • noun conduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate
    sluiceway; penstock.
  • verb pour as if from a sluice
    sluice down.
    • An aggressive tide sluiced across the barrier reef

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inner_tube

  • noun an inflatable rubber tube that fits inside the casing of a pneumatic tire

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capillary_tubing

  • noun a tube of small internal diameter; holds liquid by capillary action
    capillary tube; capillary.

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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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extravasate

  • verb force out or cause to escape from a proper vessel or channel
  • verb become active and spew forth lava and rocks
    belch; erupt.
    • Vesuvius erupts once in a while

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horsebox

  • noun a conveyance (railroad car or trailer) for transporting racehorses

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gusher

  • noun an oil well with a strong natural flow so that pumping is not necessary

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forcing_out

  • noun the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
    expulsion; ejection; projection.

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ski_tow

  • noun a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill
    lift; ski lift.

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mouthpiece

  • noun a part that goes over or into the mouth of a person
    • the mouthpiece of a respirator
  • noun an acoustic device; the part of a telephone into which a person speaks

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due

  • noun that which is deserved or owed
    • give the devil his due
  • noun a payment that is due (e.g., as the price of membership)
    • the society dropped him for non-payment of dues

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outflow

  • noun the discharge of a fluid from some container
    leak; leakage; escape.
    • they tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe
    • he had to clean up the leak
  • noun the process of flowing out
    effluence; efflux.

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waste

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

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well_out

  • verb flow freely and abundantly
    stream.
    • Tears streamed down her face

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floodgate

  • noun something that restrains a flood or outpouring
    • suspension of surveillance opened the floodgates to illegal immigrants
  • noun regulator consisting of a valve or gate that controls the rate of water flow through a sluice
    head gate; sluicegate; penstock; sluice valve; water gate.

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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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cloudburst

  • noun a heavy rain
    downpour; deluge; soaker; pelter; waterspout; torrent.

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sprinkle

  • noun a light shower that falls in some locations and not others nearby
    sprinkling; scattering.
  • noun the act of sprinkling or splashing water
    sprinkling; sparge.
    • baptized with a sprinkling of holy water
    • a sparge of warm water over the malt

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merchant_vessels

  • noun conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry
    merchant marine; cargo ships; shipping.

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lift

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

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millrace

  • noun a channel for the water current that turns a millwheel
    millrun.

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wash_down

  • verb eat food accompanied by lots of liquid; also use metaphorically
    • She washed down her dinner with a bottle of red wine
    • He washes down his worries with a nightly glass of whisky
  • verb flow freely
    flush down.
    • The body washed down the river

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spritz

  • noun a quick squirt of some liquid (usually carbonated water)
  • verb eject (a liquid) quickly
    • spritz water on a surface

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spin

  • noun a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)
  • noun the act of rotating rapidly
    twist; whirl; twisting; twirl.
    • he gave the crank a spin
    • it broke off after much twisting

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dribble

  • noun flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid
    trickle; drip.
    • there's a drip through the roof
  • noun saliva spilling from the mouth
    drool; drivel; slobber.

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zijlstra

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veer

  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; trend; curve; sheer; slew; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right
  • verb shift to a clockwise direction
    • the wind veered

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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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runway

  • noun a bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll
    track; rail; rails.
  • noun a chute down which logs can slide

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ejection

  • noun the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
    expulsion; forcing out; projection.
  • noun the act of forcing out someone or something
    expulsion; riddance; exclusion.
    • the ejection of troublemakers by the police
    • the child's expulsion from school

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penstock

  • noun regulator consisting of a valve or gate that controls the rate of water flow through a sluice
    floodgate; head gate; sluicegate; sluice valve; water gate.
  • noun conduit that carries a rapid flow of water controlled by a sluicegate
    sluice; sluiceway.

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air

  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air
  • noun the region above the ground
    • her hand stopped in mid air
    • he threw the ball into the air

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cast

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

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conveyance

  • noun document effecting a property transfer
  • noun the transmission of information
    impartation; imparting.

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slippery

  • adjective causing or tending to cause things to slip or slide
    slippy.
    • slippery sidewalks
    • a slippery bar of soap
    • the streets are still slippy from the rain
  • adjective satellite not to be trusted
    tricky.
    • how extraordinarily slippery a liar the camera is"- James Agee

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freight_rate

  • noun the charge for transporting something by common carrier
    freightage; freight.
    • we pay the freight
    • the freight rate is usually cheaper

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ski_lift

  • noun a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill
    lift; ski tow.

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waste_product

  • noun any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
    waste; waste material; waste matter.
    • they collect the waste once a week
    • much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers

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permeate

  • verb spread or diffuse through
    riddle; interpenetrate; pervade; penetrate; diffuse; imbue.
    • An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
    • music penetrated the entire building
    • His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks
  • verb pass through
    filter; sink in; percolate.
    • Water permeates sand easily

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cylinder

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

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century

  • noun a period of 100 years
  • noun ten 10s
    one C; 100; hundred; C.

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coating

  • noun a thin layer covering something
    coat.
    • a second coat of paint
  • noun a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
    finishing; finish.
    • the boat had a metallic finish
    • he applied a coat of a clear finish
    • when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly

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sluicy

Falling copiously or in streams, as from a sluice.
And oft whole sheets descend of sluicy rain. Dryden.

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surface

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

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counterweight

  • noun a weight that balances another weight
    counterpoise; equalizer; equaliser; counterbalance; balance.
  • verb constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to
    counterpoise; counterpose.

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elicit

  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; arouse; evoke; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy
  • verb deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
    draw out; extract; educe; evoke.
    • We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant

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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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passenger_vehicle

  • noun a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
    coach; omnibus; bus; motorbus; motorcoach; charabanc; jitney; autobus; double-decker.
    • he always rode the bus to work

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waterway

  • noun a navigable body of water
  • noun a conduit through which water flows
    watercourse.

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technology

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

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suction

  • noun a force over an area produced by a pressure difference
  • noun the act of sucking
    suck; sucking.

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whirl

  • noun confused movement
    commotion.
    • he was caught up in a whirl of work
    • a commotion of people fought for the exits
  • noun the shape of something rotating rapidly
    swirl; vortex; convolution.

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tapper

  • noun a tavern keeper who taps kegs or casks
    tapster.
  • noun a person who strikes a surface lightly and usually repeatedly
    • finger tappers irritated her

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sinhala

  • noun the Indic language spoken by the people of Sri Lanka
    Singhalese; Sinhalese.
  • adjective of or relating to the Sinhalese languages
    Singhalese; Sinhalese.
    • the Sinhalese versions of the Ramayana

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waterworks

  • noun a public utility that provides water
    water company.
  • noun workplace where water is stored and purified and distributed for a community

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wellpoint

  • noun a perforated tube driven into the ground to collect water from the surrounding area
    well point.

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educe

  • verb deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
    elicit; draw out; extract; evoke.
    • We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant
  • verb develop or evolve from a latent or potential state
    derive.

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trucking

  • noun the activity of transporting goods by truck
    hauling; truckage.
  • verb convey (goods etc.) by truck
    truck.
    • truck fresh vegetables across the mountains

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wheel

  • noun a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
  • noun a handwheel that is used for steering
    steering wheel.

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sluiceless

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run_down

  • verb trace
    check out.
    • We are running down a few tips
  • verb move downward
    • The water ran down

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jitney

  • noun a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
    coach; omnibus; bus; motorbus; motorcoach; passenger vehicle; charabanc; autobus; double-decker.
    • he always rode the bus to work

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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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rain

  • noun water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
    rainfall.
  • noun drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds
    rainwater.

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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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car_transporter

  • noun a long truck for carrying motor vehicles
    transporter.

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puff

  • noun a short light gust of air
    whiff; puff of air.
  • noun a light inflated pastry or puff shell

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dust

  • noun fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can be blown about in the air
    • the furniture was covered with dust
  • noun the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
    detritus; junk; debris; rubble.

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catheter

  • noun a thin flexible tube inserted into the body to permit introduction or withdrawal of fluids or to keep the passageway open

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cigarette_holder

  • noun a tube that holds a cigarette while it is being smoked

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gutter

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

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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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cable_tramway

  • noun a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers
    tram; aerial tramway; ropeway; tramway.

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well

  • noun a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
  • noun a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid

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drip

  • noun flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid
    trickle; dribble.
    • there's a drip through the roof
  • noun the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop
    dripping.
    • the constant sound of dripping irritated him

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machinery

  • noun machines or machine systems collectively
  • noun a system of means and activities whereby a social institution functions
    • the complex machinery of negotiation
    • the machinery of command labored and brought forth an order

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riffle

  • noun a small wave on the surface of a liquid
    ripple; wavelet; rippling.
  • noun shuffling by splitting the pack and interweaving the two halves at their corners

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drawing

  • noun an illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book, magazine, or newspaper
    • it is shown by the drawing in Fig. 7
  • noun a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines
    • drawings of abstract forms
    • he did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures

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riddle

  • noun a difficult problem
    conundrum; enigma; brain-teaser.
  • noun a coarse sieve (as for gravel)

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cargo_ships

  • noun conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry
    merchant vessels; merchant marine; shipping.
  • noun a ship designed to carry cargo
    cargo vessel; cargo ship.

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water_level

  • noun the level of the surface of a body of water
  • noun underground surface below which the ground is wholly saturated with water
    groundwater level; water table.
    • spring rains had raised the water table

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valuable

  • noun something of value
    • all our valuables were stolen
  • adjective having great material or monetary value especially for use or exchange
    • a valuable diamond

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product

  • noun commodities offered for sale
    ware; merchandise.
    • good business depends on having good merchandise
    • that store offers a variety of products
  • noun an artifact that has been created by someone or some process
    production.
    • they improve their product every year
    • they export most of their agricultural production

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shape

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

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chimneystack

  • noun the part of the chimney that is above the roof; usually has several flues

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disperse

  • verb distribute loosely
    dust; sprinkle; scatter; dot.
    • He scattered gun powder under the wagon
  • verb to cause to separate and go in different directions
    dispel; scatter; break up; dissipate.
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds

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sasse

A sluice or lock, as in a river, to make it more navigable. Obs. Pepys.

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projection

  • noun a prediction made by extrapolating from past observations
  • noun the projection of an image from a film onto a screen

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blow

  • noun a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
    • a blow on the head
  • noun an impact (as from a collision)
    bump.
    • the bump threw him off the bicycle

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cut

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

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flood

  • noun the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land
    alluvion; deluge; inundation.
    • plains fertilized by annual inundations
  • noun an overwhelming number or amount
    torrent; deluge; inundation.
    • a flood of requests
    • a torrent of abuse

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stent

  • noun a slender tube inserted inside a tubular body part (as a blood vessel) to provide support during and after surgical anastomosis

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stainless_steel

  • noun steel containing chromium that makes it resistant to corrosion
    stainless; chromium steel.

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straw

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

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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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wet

  • noun wetness caused by water
    moisture.
    • drops of wet gleamed on the window
  • verb cause to become wet
    • Wet your face

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merchant_ship

  • noun a cargo ship
    freighter; merchantman; bottom.
    • they did much of their overseas trade in foreign bottoms

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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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lade

  • verb remove with or as if with a ladle
    laden; ladle.
    • ladle the water out of the bowl
  • verb fill or place a load on
    load; load up; laden.
    • load a car
    • load the truck with hay

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saturation

  • noun the process of totally saturating something with a substance
    impregnation.
    • the impregnation of wood with preservative
    • the saturation of cotton with ether
  • noun the act of soaking thoroughly with a liquid

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fluidity

  • noun the property of flowing easily
    fluidness; runniness; liquidness; liquidity.
    • adding lead makes the alloy easier to cast because the melting point is reduced and the fluidity is increased
    • they believe that fluidity increases as the water gets warmer
  • noun a changeable quality
    fluidness.
    • a charming Oriental fluidity of manner
    • a certain fluidness in his perception of time made him an unpredictable colleague
    • demographers try to predict social fluidity

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around

  • adverb in the area or vicinity
    about.
    • a few spectators standing about
    • hanging around
    • waited around for the next flight
  • adverb by a circular or circuitous route
    • He came all the way around the base
    • the road goes around the pond

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siphon_off

  • verb convey, draw off, or empty by or as if by a siphon
    siphon; syphon.

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hosepipe

  • noun a flexible pipe for conveying a liquid or gas
    hose.

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test

  • noun trying something to find out about it
    trial; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain
  • noun any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
    mental testing; mental test; psychometric test.
    • the test was standardized on a large sample of students

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barge

  • noun a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
    hoy; lighter; flatboat.
  • verb push one's way
    thrust ahead; push forward.
    • she barged into the meeting room

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brim_over

  • verb flow or run over (a limit or brim)
    run over; overflow; well over; overrun.

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spouter

  • noun an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker
    prater; chatterer; magpie; chatterbox; babbler.
  • noun an oil well that is spouting

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gatehouse

  • noun a house built at a gateway; usually the gatekeeper's residence

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flue

  • noun flat bladelike projection on the arm of an anchor
    fluke.
  • noun organ pipe whose tone is produced by air passing across the sharp edge of a fissure or lip
    flue pipe; labial pipe.

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soaker

  • noun a heavy rain
    downpour; deluge; cloudburst; pelter; waterspout; torrent.
  • noun a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
    souse; alcoholic; lush; alky; boozer; dipsomaniac.

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spirt

  • noun the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
    spurt; squirt; jet.
  • verb gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
    spurt; spout; gush.
    • water gushed forth

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flux

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

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vortex

  • noun the shape of something rotating rapidly
    swirl; whirl; convolution.
  • noun a powerful circular current of water (usually the result of conflicting tides)
    maelstrom; whirlpool.

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nose

  • noun the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals
    olfactory organ.
    • he has a cold in the nose
  • noun a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft)
    • the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry

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water_gun

  • noun plaything consisting of a toy pistol that squirts water
    squirt gun; water pistol; squirter.

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drainage

  • noun emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it
    drain.

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sleigh

  • noun a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow
    sledge; sled.
  • verb ride (on) a sled
    sled.

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output

  • noun final product; the things produced
    end product.
  • noun production of a certain amount
    yield.

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watercourse

  • noun natural or artificial channel through which water flows
  • noun a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth
    stream.

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people

  • noun (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
    • old people
    • there were at least 200 people in the audience
  • noun the body of citizens of a state or country
    citizenry.
    • the Spanish people

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litter

  • noun the offspring at one birth of a multiparous mammal
  • noun rubbish carelessly dropped or left about (especially in public places)

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charabanc

  • noun a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
    coach; omnibus; bus; motorbus; motorcoach; passenger vehicle; jitney; autobus; double-decker.
    • he always rode the bus to work

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escape

  • noun the act of escaping physically
    flight.
    • he made his escape from the mental hospital
    • the canary escaped from its cage
    • his flight was an indication of his guilt
  • noun an inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy
    escapism.
    • romantic novels were her escape from the stress of daily life
    • his alcohol problem was a form of escapism

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rill

  • noun a small stream
    run; rivulet; streamlet; runnel.
  • noun a small channel (as one formed by soil erosion)

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transport

  • noun something that serves as a means of transportation
    conveyance.
  • noun an exchange of molecules (and their kinetic energy and momentum) across the boundary between adjacent layers of a fluid or across cell membranes

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scale

  • noun an ordered reference standard
    scale of measurement; ordered series; graduated table.
    • judging on a scale of 1 to 10
  • noun relative magnitude
    • they entertained on a grand scale

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bottom

  • noun the lower side of anything
    undersurface; underside.
  • noun the lowest part of anything
    • they started at the bottom of the hill

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public_transport

  • noun conveyance for passengers or mail or freight

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leak

  • noun an accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape
    • one of the tires developed a leak
  • noun soft watery rot in fruits and vegetables caused by fungi

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tube

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

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pick_up

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

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ice

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

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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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civilization

  • noun a society in an advanced state of social development (e.g., with complex legal and political and religious organizations)
    civilisation.
    • the people slowly progressed from barbarism to civilization
  • noun the social process whereby societies achieve an advanced stage of development and organization
    civilisation.

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percolate

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

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ellipsis

  • noun omission or suppression of parts of words or sentences
    eclipsis.

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squirt

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

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pea

  • noun seed of a pea plant used for food
  • noun the fruit or seed of a pea plant

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knife

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

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trap

  • noun a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
  • noun drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas

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be

  • noun a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element
    atomic number 4; glucinium; beryllium.
  • verb have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)
    • John is rich
    • This is not a good answer

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hose

  • noun socks and stockings and tights collectively (the British include underwear)
    hosiery.
  • noun man's close-fitting garment of the 16th and 17th centuries covering the legs and reaching up to the waist; worn with a doublet

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run

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

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night

  • noun the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
    dark; nighttime.
  • noun a period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom

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weir

  • noun a low dam built across a stream to raise its level or divert its flow
  • noun a fence or wattle built across a stream to catch or retain fish

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stem

  • noun (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
    root word; radical; theme; base; root.
    • thematic vowels are part of the stem
  • noun a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
    stalk.

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pressure

  • noun the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)
    pressure level; force per unit area.
    • the compressed gas exerts an increased pressure
  • noun a force that compels
    • the public brought pressure to bear on the government

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perfusion

  • noun pumping a liquid into an organ or tissue (especially by way of blood vessels)

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slue

  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; sheer; slew.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right
  • verb move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
    slew; slide; skid; slip.
    • the wheels skidded against the sidewalk

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on

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

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column

  • noun a line of units following one after another
  • noun a vertical glass tube used in column chromatography; a mixture is poured in the top and washed through a stationary substance where components of the mixture are adsorbed selectively to form colored bands
    chromatography column.

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have

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

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industry

  • noun the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise
    • each industry has its own trade publications
  • noun the organized action of making of goods and services for sale
    manufacture.
    • American industry is making increased use of computers to control production

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shipping

  • noun the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
    transportation; transport.
  • noun conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry
    merchant vessels; merchant marine; cargo ships.

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surge

  • noun a sudden forceful flow
    rush; upsurge; spate.
  • noun a sudden or abrupt strong increase
    upsurge.
    • stimulated a surge of speculation
    • an upsurge of emotion
    • an upsurge in violent crime

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evoke

  • verb call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    raise; fire; enkindle; elicit; arouse; kindle; provoke.
    • arouse pity
    • raise a smile
    • evoke sympathy
  • verb evoke or provoke to appear or occur
    provoke; call forth; kick up.
    • Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple

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springtide

  • noun a swelling rush of anything
    • he rose on the springtide of prosperity
  • noun a greater than average tide occurring during the new and full moons

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short_line

  • noun a transportation system that operates over relatively short distances

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heavy

  • noun an actor who plays villainous roles
  • noun a serious (or tragic) role in a play

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bate

  • verb moderate or restrain; lessen the force of
    • He bated his breath when talking about this affair
    • capable of bating his enthusiasm
  • verb flap the wings wildly or frantically; used of falcons

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maelstrom

  • noun a powerful circular current of water (usually the result of conflicting tides)
    vortex; whirlpool.

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telferage

  • noun a transportation system in which cars (telphers) are suspended from cables and operated on electricity
    telpherage.

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public_transit

  • noun a public transportation system for moving passengers

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float

  • noun the time interval between the deposit of a check in a bank and its payment
  • noun the number of shares outstanding and available for trading by the public

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sluice_down

  • verb pour as if from a sluice
    sluice.
    • An aggressive tide sluiced across the barrier reef

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down

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

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sop

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

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strip

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

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be_due

  • verb be the result of
    flow from.

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canal

  • noun (astronomy) an indistinct surface feature of Mars once thought to be a system of channels; they are now believed to be an optical illusion
  • noun a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance
    duct; epithelial duct; channel.
    • the tear duct was obstructed
    • the alimentary canal
    • poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs

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log

  • noun a segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches
  • noun the exponent required to produce a given number
    logarithm.

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stainless

  • noun steel containing chromium that makes it resistant to corrosion
    stainless steel; chromium steel.
  • adjective satellite (of reputation) free from blemishes
    unsullied; untarnished; untainted; unstained.
    • his unsullied name
    • an untarnished reputation

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well_point

  • noun a perforated tube driven into the ground to collect water from the surrounding area
    wellpoint.

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cat

  • noun feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats
    true cat.
  • noun an informal term for a youth or man
    bozo; guy; hombre.
    • a nice guy
    • the guy's only doing it for some doll

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douse

  • verb put out, as of a candle or a light
    put out.
    • Douse the lights
  • verb wet thoroughly
    dowse.

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somerset

  • noun an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
    summersault; flip; somersault; summerset; somersaulting.
  • noun a county in southwestern England on the Bristol Channel

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truckage

  • noun a fee charged for transporting goods by truckage
  • noun the activity of transporting goods by truck
    hauling; trucking.

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run_over

  • verb injure or kill by running over, as with a vehicle
    run down.
  • verb flow or run over (a limit or brim)
    overflow; well over; brim over; overrun.

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head

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

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form

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

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bus

  • noun a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
    coach; omnibus; motorbus; motorcoach; passenger vehicle; charabanc; jitney; autobus; double-decker.
    • he always rode the bus to work
  • noun the topology of a network whose components are connected by a busbar
    bus topology.

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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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weight

  • noun the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
  • noun sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting; it is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms
    exercising weight; free weight.

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construction

  • noun the act of constructing something
    building.
    • during the construction we had to take a detour
    • his hobby was the building of boats
  • noun a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit
    expression; grammatical construction.
    • I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner

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sled

  • noun a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow
    sledge; sleigh.
  • verb ride (on) a sled
    sleigh.

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line

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

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squeeze

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

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syphon

  • noun a tube running from the liquid in a vessel to a lower level outside the vessel so that atmospheric pressure forces the liquid through the tube
    siphon.
  • noun a tubular organ in an aquatic animal (especially in mollusks) through which water can be taken in or expelled
    siphon.

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rush

  • noun the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
    hurry; haste; rushing.
    • in his haste to leave he forgot his book
  • noun a sudden forceful flow
    upsurge; spate; surge.

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circulation

  • noun the dissemination of copies of periodicals (as newspapers or magazines)
  • noun movement through a circuit; especially the movement of blood through the heart and blood vessels

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placer

  • noun an alluvial deposit that contains particles of some valuable mineral

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elide

  • verb leave or strike out
    • This vowel is usually elided before a single consonant

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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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guyana

  • noun a republic in northeastern South America; formerly part of the British Empire, but it achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1966
    British Guiana; Co-operative Republic of Guyana.

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groove

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

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passenger

  • noun a traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it
    rider.

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run_off

  • verb run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along
    abscond; make off; absquatulate; decamp; bolt; go off.
    • The thief made off with our silver
    • the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe
  • verb leave suddenly and as if in a hurry
    bolt out; run out; bolt; beetle off.
    • The listeners bolted when he discussed his strange ideas
    • When she started to tell silly stories, I ran out

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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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insufflation

  • noun (medicine) blowing air or medicated powder into the lungs (or into some other body cavity)
  • noun an act of blowing or breathing on or into something

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squirt_gun

  • noun plaything consisting of a toy pistol that squirts water
    water pistol; squirter; water gun.

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metal

  • noun any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
    metallic element.
  • noun a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
    alloy.
    • brass is an alloy of zinc and copper

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flush

  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    prime; flower; blossom; efflorescence; peak; bloom; heyday.
  • noun a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
    rosiness; blush; bloom.

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twist

  • noun an unforeseen development
    turn; turn of events.
    • events suddenly took an awkward turn
  • noun an interpretation of a text or action
    construction.
    • they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct

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pelter

  • noun a heavy rain
    downpour; deluge; cloudburst; soaker; waterspout; torrent.
  • noun a thrower of missiles
    • the police were too busy to chase the pelters

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saltwater

  • noun water containing salts
    seawater; brine.
    • the water in the ocean is all saltwater

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ferrying

  • noun transport by boat or aircraft
    ferry.
  • verb transport from one place to another
    ferry.

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ship

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

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check

  • noun a written order directing a bank to pay money
    cheque; bank check.
    • he paid all his bills by check
  • noun an appraisal of the state of affairs
    assay.
    • they made an assay of the contents
    • a check on its dependability under stress

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showerhead

  • noun a perforated nozzle that showers water on a bather

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suffuse

  • verb cause to spread or flush or flood through, over, or across
    perfuse.
    • The sky was suffused with a warm pink color
  • verb to become overspread as with a fluid, a colour, a gleam of light
    • His whole frame suffused with a cold dew

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heave

  • noun an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling)
    heaving.
    • the heaving of waves on a rough sea
  • noun (geology) a horizontal dislocation

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trucker

  • noun someone who drives a truck as an occupation
    truck driver; teamster.

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channelise

  • verb direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
    maneuver; head; point; direct; guide; manoeuvre; channelize; manoeuver; steer.
  • verb make a channel for; provide with a channel
    channelize.
    • channelize the country for better transportation

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aerial_tramway

  • noun a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers
    tram; ropeway; cable tramway; tramway.

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swirl

  • noun the shape of something rotating rapidly
    whirl; vortex; convolution.
  • verb turn in a twisting or spinning motion
    whirl; twiddle; twirl.
    • The leaves swirled in the autumn wind

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freighter

  • noun a cargo ship
    merchant ship; merchantman; bottom.
    • they did much of their overseas trade in foreign bottoms

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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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roll

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

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draw

  • noun a gully that is shallower than a ravine
  • noun an entertainer who attracts large audiences
    attraction; drawing card; attracter; attractor.
    • he was the biggest drawing card they had

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test_tube

  • noun glass tube closed at one end

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drift

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

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sluicing

  • adjective pouring from or as if from a sluice
    • the sluicing rain
  • verb pour as if from a sluice
    sluice; sluice down.
    • An aggressive tide sluiced across the barrier reef

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wetter

  • noun a chemical agent capable of reducing the surface tension of a liquid in which it is dissolved
    surfactant; surface-active agent; wetting agent.
  • noun a workman who wets the work in a manufacturing process

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discharge

  • noun the sudden giving off of energy
  • noun the act of venting
    venting.

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structure

  • noun a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts
    construction.
    • the structure consisted of a series of arches
    • she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons
  • noun the manner of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts
    • artists must study the structure of the human body
    • the structure of the benzene molecule

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silencer

  • noun short tube attached to the muzzle of a gun that deadens the sound of firing
  • noun a tubular acoustic device inserted in the exhaust system that is designed to reduce noise
    muffler.

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omnibus

  • noun an anthology of articles on a related subject or an anthology of the works of a single author
  • noun a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
    coach; bus; motorbus; motorcoach; passenger vehicle; charabanc; jitney; autobus; double-decker.
    • he always rode the bus to work

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curve

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

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pelt

  • noun the dressed hairy coat of a mammal
    fur.
  • noun body covering of a living animal
    hide; skin.

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fresh

  • adjective recently made, produced, or harvested
    • fresh bread
    • a fresh scent
    • fresh lettuce
  • adjective satellite (of a cycle) beginning or occurring again
    • a fresh start
    • fresh ideas

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wastewater

  • noun water mixed with waste matter
    sewer water; effluent.

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ammonification

  • noun impregnation with ammonia or a compound of ammonia

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pinion

  • noun a gear with a small number of teeth designed to mesh with a larger wheel or rack
  • noun any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird
    flight feather; quill feather; quill.

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