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magnetic

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

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four

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
    four-spot.

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piezometer

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring high pressures

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mansion

  • noun (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
    planetary house; house; star sign; sign of the zodiac; sign.
  • noun a large and imposing house
    residence; manse; hall; mansion house.

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looking

  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking at; look.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him
  • noun the act of searching visually
    looking for.

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black_hole

  • noun a region of space resulting from the collapse of a star; extremely high gravitational field

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e_region

  • noun a region of the ionosphere (from 50 to 90 miles up) that reflects radio waves of medium length
    E layer; Heaviside layer; Kennelly-Heaviside layer.

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irridenta

  • noun a region that is related ethnically or historically to one country but is controlled politically by another
    irredenta.

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worth

  • noun an indefinite quantity of something having a specified value
    • 10 dollars worth of gasoline
  • noun the quality that renders something desirable or valuable or useful

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engineering_science

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

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goose_egg

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it

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risk

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    peril; danger.
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

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void

  • noun the state of nonexistence
    nothingness; nullity; nihility.
  • noun an empty area or space
    vacancy; emptiness; vacuum.
    • the huge desert voids
    • the emptiness of outer space
    • without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum

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the_pits

  • noun any place of pain and turmoil;
    hellhole; snake pit; hell on earth; hell; inferno.
    • the hell of battle
    • the inferno of the engine room
    • when you're alone Christmas is the pits

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small_indefinite_amount

  • noun an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
    small indefinite quantity.

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departure_time

  • noun the time at which a public conveyance is scheduled to depart from a given point of origin
    time of departure.

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examen

  • noun a detailed inspection of your conscience (as done daily by Jesuits)
    examination.
  • noun a critical study (as of a writer's work)

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static_tube

  • noun a measuring instrument used to measure static pressure in a stream of fluid

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encounter

  • noun a minor short-term fight
    skirmish; brush; clash.
  • noun a casual or unexpected convergence
    meeting.
    • he still remembers their meeting in Paris
    • there was a brief encounter in the hallway

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circular_measure

  • noun measurement of angles in radians

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venue

  • noun the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)
    locale; locus.
  • noun in law: the jurisdiction where a trial will be held

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claude_e._shannon

  • noun United States electrical engineer who pioneered mathematical communication theory (1916-2001)
    Claude Shannon; Claude Elwood Shannon; Shannon.

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vector

  • noun a variable quantity that can be resolved into components
  • noun a straight line segment whose length is magnitude and whose orientation in space is direction

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large_indefinite_quantity

  • noun an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
    large indefinite amount.

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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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omphalos

  • noun a scar where the umbilical cord was attached
    navel; omphalus; belly button; bellybutton; umbilicus.
    • you were not supposed to show your navel on television
    • they argued whether or not Adam had a navel
    • she had a tattoo just above her bellybutton

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nail

  • noun horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
  • noun a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener

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second

  • noun 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    sec; s.
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; minute.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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emptiness

  • noun the state of containing nothing
  • noun having an empty stomach

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yard_measure

  • noun a ruler or tape that is three feet long
    yardstick.

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range_finder

  • noun a measuring instrument (acoustic or optical or electronic) for finding the distance of an object
    rangefinder.

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period_of_time

  • noun an amount of time
    time period; period.
    • a time period of 30 years
    • hastened the period of time of his recovery
    • Picasso's blue period

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settlement

  • noun a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government
    colony.
    • the American colony in Paris
  • noun a community of people smaller than a town
    small town; village.

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tachometer

  • noun measuring instrument for indicating speed of rotation
    tach.

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numeral

  • noun a symbol used to represent a number
    number.
    • he learned to write the numerals before he went to school
  • adjective of or relating to or denoting numbers
    numerical; numeric.
    • a numeral adjective

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here

  • noun the present location; this place
    • where do we go from here?
  • noun queen of the Olympian gods in ancient Greek mythology; sister and wife of Zeus remembered for her jealously of the many mortal women Zeus fell in love with; identified with Roman Juno
    Hera.

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localisation

  • noun (physiology) the principle that specific functions have relatively circumscribed locations in some particular part or organ of the body
    localization of function; localization; localization principle; localisation of function; localisation principle.
  • noun a determination of the place where something is
    fix; locating; location; localization.
    • he got a good fix on the target

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active

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

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path

  • noun a course of conduct
    way of life; way.
    • the path of virtue
    • we went our separate ways
    • our paths in life led us apart
    • genius usually follows a revolutionary path
  • noun a way especially designed for a particular use

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starer

  • noun a viewer who gazes fixedly (often with hostility)

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information_technology

  • noun the branch of engineering that deals with the use of computers and telecommunications to retrieve and store and transmit information
    IT.

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balance

  • noun a state of equilibrium
  • noun equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

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settler

  • noun a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country
    colonist.
  • noun a negotiator who settles disputes

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pelvimetry

  • noun measurement of the dimensions of the bony birth canal (to determine whether vaginal birth is possible)

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burette

  • noun measuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube with a tap at the bottom; used for titration
    buret.

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lunitidal

Pertaining to tidal movements dependent on the moon. Bache.

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military

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; armed services; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker
  • adjective of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare
    • military law

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visualiser

  • noun one whose prevailing mental imagery is visual
    visualizer.

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measuring_device

  • noun instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
    measuring instrument; measuring system.

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charles_franklin_kettering

  • noun United States electrical engineer who made numerous automotive improvements (including the electric starter) (1876-1958)
    Charles Kettering; Kettering.

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divide

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

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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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eyeful

  • noun a strikingly beautiful woman
    • she was a statuesque redheaded eyeful
  • noun a full view; a good look
    • they wanted to see violence and they got an eyeful

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county

  • noun (United Kingdom) a region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government
    • the county has a population of 12,345 people
  • noun (United States) the largest administrative district within a state
    • the county plans to build a new road

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visible

  • adjective capable of being seen; or open to easy view
    seeable.
    • a visible object
    • visible stars
    • mountains visible in the distance
    • a visible change of expression
    • visible files
  • adjective satellite obvious to the eye
    • a visible change of expression

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reckoner

  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; estimator; computer; figurer.
  • noun a handbook of tables used to facilitate computation
    ready reckoner.

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glance

  • noun a quick look
    coup d'oeil; glimpse.
  • verb throw a glance at; take a brief look at
    peek; glint.
    • She only glanced at the paper
    • I only peeked--I didn't see anything interesting

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total

  • noun the whole amount
    aggregate; sum; totality.
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    sum; amount.

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unit

  • noun any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
    unit of measurement.
    • the dollar is the United States unit of currency
    • a unit of wheat is a bushel
    • change per unit volume
  • noun an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole
    • the reduced the number of units and installations
    • the word is a basic linguistic unit

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ionization_chamber

  • noun a measuring instrument that measures the amount of ionizing radiation
    ionization tube.

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army

  • noun a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state
    ground forces; regular army.
  • noun a large number of people united for some specific purpose

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planetary_house

  • noun (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
    house; star sign; sign of the zodiac; sign; mansion.

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assessment

  • noun the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
    appraisal.
  • noun an amount determined as payable
    • the assessment for repairs outraged the club's membership

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glass

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

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hole

  • noun an opening into or through something
  • noun an opening deliberately made in or through something

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origin

  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    root; beginning; rootage; source.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root
  • noun properties attributable to your ancestry
    extraction; descent.
    • he comes from good origins

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atmometer

  • noun an instrument that measures rate of evaporation of water
    evaporometer.

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shoot

  • noun a new branch
  • noun the act of shooting at targets
    • they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

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equilateral

  • noun a figure whose sides are all equal
  • adjective satellite having all sides or faces equal

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pride

  • noun a feeling of self-respect and personal worth
    pridefulness.
  • noun satisfaction with your (or another's) achievements
    • he takes pride in his son's success

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stigmatism

  • noun the condition of having or being marked by stigmata
  • noun (optics) condition of an optical system (as a lens) in which light rays from a single point converge in a single focal point

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mo

  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; minute; second.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit
  • noun a polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and tungsten in its properties; used to strengthen and harden steel
    atomic number 42; molybdenum.

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work

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

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visual_sense

  • noun the ability to see; the visual faculty
    visual modality; vision; sight.

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territorial_dominion

  • noun a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
    territory; district; dominion.

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digital_clock

  • noun a clock that displays the time of day digitally

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root

  • noun (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    origin; beginning; rootage; source.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root

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defile

  • noun a narrow pass (especially one between mountains)
    gorge.
  • verb place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
    sully; corrupt; taint; cloud.
    • sully someone's reputation

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surveyor

  • noun an engineer who determines the boundaries and elevations of land or structures
  • noun someone who conducts a statistical survey

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organizer

  • noun a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise
    arranger; organiser.
    • she was the organizer of the meeting
  • noun someone who enlists workers to join a union
    labor organizer; organiser.

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times

  • noun a more or less definite period of time now or previously present
    • it was a sign of the times
  • noun an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of division; the product of two numbers is computed
    multiplication.
    • the multiplication of four by three gives twelve
    • four times three equals twelve

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tree_line

  • noun line marking the upper limit of tree growth in mountains or northern latitudes
    timber line; timberline.

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absolute

  • noun something that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things; something that does not depend on anything else and is beyond human control; something that is not relative
    • no mortal being can influence the absolute
  • adjective perfect or complete or pure
    • absolute loyalty
    • absolute silence
    • absolute truth
    • absolute alcohol

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bathometer

  • noun an instrument that measures the depth of water
    bathymeter.

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end

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

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risk_of_infection

  • noun the probability of becoming infected given that exposure to an infectious agent has occurred
    risk.

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machine

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

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hot

  • adjective used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
    • hot stove
    • hot water
    • a hot August day
    • a hot stuffy room
    • she's hot and tired
    • a hot forehead
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    raging.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent

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marconi

  • noun Italian electrical engineer who invented wireless telegraphy and in 1901 transmitted radio signals across the Atlantic Ocean (1874-1937)
    Guglielmo Marconi.

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fudge

  • noun soft creamy candy
  • verb tamper, with the purpose of deception
    wangle; fake; cook; misrepresent; falsify; manipulate.
    • Fudge the figures
    • cook the books
    • falsify the data

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computer_technology

  • noun the activity of designing and constructing and programming computers

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mess

  • noun a state of confusion and disorderliness
    messiness; muss; mussiness.
    • the house was a mess
    • she smoothed the mussiness of the bed
  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; fix; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage

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lag

  • noun the act of slowing down or falling behind
    retardation; slowdown.
  • noun the time between one event, process, or period and another
    meantime; interim; meanwhile.
    • meanwhile the socialists are running the government

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sir_charles_william_siemens

  • noun engineer who was a brother of Ernst Werner von Siemens and who moved to England (1823-1883)
    Siemens; Karl Wilhelm Siemens.

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lay

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

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isogram

  • noun a line drawn on a map connecting points having the same numerical value of some variable
    isopleth; isarithm.

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sextant

  • noun a unit of angular distance equal to 60 degrees
  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring the angular distance between celestial objects; resembles an octant

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jungle

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

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numerical_value

  • noun a real number regardless of its sign
    absolute value.

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correlation

  • noun a reciprocal relation between two or more things
    correlativity.
  • noun a statistic representing how closely two variables co-vary; it can vary from -1 (perfect negative correlation) through 0 (no correlation) to +1 (perfect positive correlation)
    coefficient of correlation; correlation coefficient.
    • what is the correlation between those two variables?

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plumbing

  • noun utility consisting of the pipes and fixtures for the distribution of water or gas in a building and for the disposal of sewage
    plumbing system.
  • noun the occupation of a plumber (installing and repairing pipes and fixtures for water or gas or sewage in a building)
    plumbery.

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order

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

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squint

  • noun abnormal alignment of one or both eyes
    strabismus.
  • noun the act of squinting; looking with the eyes partly closed

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operations

  • noun financial transactions at a brokerage; having to do with the execution of trades and keeping customer records
    trading operations.
  • noun the state of being in effect or being operative
    operation.
    • that rule is no longer in operation

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restriction

  • noun a principle that limits the extent of something
    limitation.
    • I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements
  • noun an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)
    limitation.

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office

  • noun place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed
    business office.
    • he rented an office in the new building
  • noun an administrative unit of government
    agency; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority

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kickoff

  • noun (football) a kick from the center of the field to start a football game or to resume it after a score
  • noun the time at which something is supposed to begin
    outset; get-go; showtime; starting time; start; offset; beginning; commencement; first.
    • they got an early start
    • she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her

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top-up

  • noun an amount needed to restore something to its former level

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sporting_chance

  • noun a reasonable probability of success
    fair chance.

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somewhere

  • noun an indefinite or unknown location
    • they moved to somewhere in Spain
  • adverb in or at or to some place; (`someplace' is used informally for `somewhere')
    someplace.
    • she must be somewhere

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supplicant

  • noun someone who prays to God
    prayer.
  • noun one praying humbly for something
    requester; petitioner; suppliant.
    • a suppliant for her favors

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fix

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

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circularise

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

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saddleback

  • noun a pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks (is shaped like a saddle)
    saddle.
  • noun a double sloping roof with a ridge and gables at each end
    saddleback roof; saddle roof; gable roof.

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tensiometer

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring the moisture content of soil
  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring the tension in a wire or fiber or beam

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production

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

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take_in

  • verb provide with shelter
  • verb fool or hoax
    fool; put on; gull; dupe; befool; put one over; cod; put one across; slang.
    • The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone
    • You can't fool me!

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goose

  • noun web-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks
  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    goof; cuckoo; fathead; bozo; zany; twat; jackass; goofball.

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biometry

  • noun a branch of biology that studies biological phenomena and observations by means of statistical analysis
    biometrics; biostatistics.

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then

  • noun that time; that moment
    • we will arrive before then
    • we were friends from then on
  • adjective satellite at a specific prior time
    • the then president

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buckminster_fuller

  • noun United States architect who invented the geodesic dome (1895-1983)
    Fuller; Richard Buckminster Fuller; R. Buckminster Fuller.

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quarter-hour

  • noun a quarter of an hour
    15 minutes.

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break

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

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equiangular_triangle

  • noun a three-sided regular polygon
    equilateral triangle.

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joint_probability

  • noun the probability of two events occurring together

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sodom

  • noun any location known for vice and corruption
  • noun (Old Testament) an ancient city near the Dead Sea that (along with Gomorrah) was destroyed by God for the wickedness of its inhabitants

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golf_hole

  • noun one playing period (from tee to green) on a golf course
    hole.
    • he played 18 holes

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side

  • noun a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location
    • they always sat on the right side of the church
    • he never left my side
  • noun one of two or more contesting groups
    • the Confederate side was prepared to attack

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mean

  • noun an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
    mean value.
  • verb mean or intend to express or convey
    intend.
    • You never understand what I mean!
    • what do his words intend?

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interruption

  • noun an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity
    break; gap; disruption.
    • it was presented without commercial breaks
    • there was a gap in his account
  • noun some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
    break.
    • the telephone is an annoying interruption
    • there was a break in the action when a player was hurt

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observance

  • noun the act of observing; taking a patient look
    observation; watching.
  • noun a formal event performed on a special occasion
    ceremony; ceremonial occasion; ceremonial.
    • a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor

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chromosome

  • noun a threadlike strand of DNA in the cell nucleus that carries the genes in a linear order
    • humans have 22 chromosome pairs plus two sex chromosomes

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ephemera

  • noun something transitory; lasting a day
  • noun anything short-lived, as an insect that lives only for a day in its winged form
    ephemeron; ephemeral.

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voyeur

  • noun a viewer who enjoys seeing the sex acts or sex organs of others
    Peeping Tom; peeper.

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line_of_work

  • noun the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
    job; line; business; occupation.
    • he's not in my line of business

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lead_time

  • noun the time interval between the initiation and the completion of a production process
    • the lead times for many publications can vary tremendously
    • planning is an area where lead time can be reduced

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laboratory

  • noun a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
    science laboratory; science lab; research laboratory; research lab; lab.
  • noun a region resembling a laboratory inasmuch as it offers opportunities for observation and practice and experimentation
    testing ground.
    • the new nation is a testing ground for socioeconomic theories
    • Pakistan is a laboratory for studying the use of American troops to combat terrorism

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time_of_departure

  • noun the time at which a public conveyance is scheduled to depart from a given point of origin
    departure time.

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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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enclosure

  • noun a structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed for some purpose
  • noun the act of enclosing something inside something else
    envelopment; inclosure; enclosing.

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geographical_region

  • noun a demarcated area of the Earth
    geographic area; geographic region; geographical area.

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risk_of_exposure

  • noun the probability of being exposed to an infectious agent
    risk.

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nil

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it

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analog_clock

  • noun a clock that displays the time of day by the position of hands on a dial

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quantify

  • verb use as a quantifier
  • verb express as a number or measure or quantity
    measure.
    • Can you quantify your results?

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visible_horizon

  • noun the line at which the sky and Earth appear to meet
    skyline; sensible horizon; horizon; apparent horizon.

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gradation

  • noun relative position in a graded series
    step.
    • always a step behind
    • subtle gradations in color
    • keep in step with the fashions
  • noun a degree of ablaut
    grade.

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content

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

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r._buckminster_fuller

  • noun United States architect who invented the geodesic dome (1895-1983)
    Buckminster Fuller; Fuller; Richard Buckminster Fuller.

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bellybutton

  • noun a scar where the umbilical cord was attached
    omphalos; navel; omphalus; belly button; umbilicus.
    • you were not supposed to show your navel on television
    • they argued whether or not Adam had a navel
    • she had a tattoo just above her bellybutton

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medicine

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

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goethals

  • noun United States army officer and engineer who supervised the construction of the Panama Canal (1858-1928)
    George Washington Goethals.

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perception

  • noun the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept
    percept; perceptual experience.
  • noun a way of conceiving something
    • Luther had a new perception of the Bible

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midpoint

  • noun a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
    center; centre.

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standard

  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; criterion; touchstone.
    • the schools comply with federal standards
    • they set the measure for all subsequent work
  • noun the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
    criterion.
    • they live by the standards of their community

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system_of_weights

  • noun a system of units used to express the weight of something
    weight.

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formation

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

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estimate

  • noun an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    approximation; estimation; idea.
    • an estimate of what it would cost
    • a rough idea how long it would take
  • noun a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
    estimation.
    • many factors are involved in any estimate of human life
    • in my estimation the boy is innocent

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substantiation

  • noun additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct
    confirmation; verification; check.
    • fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory
  • noun the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something
    validation; proof.

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oblique_triangle

  • noun a triangle that contains no right angle

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unknown

  • noun an unknown and unexplored region
    terra incognita; unknown region.
    • they came like angels out the unknown
  • noun anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
    alien; stranger.

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size

  • noun the physical magnitude of something (how big it is)
    • a wolf is about the size of a large dog
  • noun the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)
    • he wears a size 13 shoe

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industrial

  • adjective of or relating to or resulting from industry
    • industrial output
  • adjective having highly developed industries
    • the industrial revolution
    • an industrial nation

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motion-picture_fan

  • noun someone who goes to see movies
    moviegoer.

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grade

  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    course; class; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    tier; level.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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rank

  • noun a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another
    • the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen
  • noun relative status
    • his salary was determined by his rank and seniority

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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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plurality

  • noun the state of being plural
    • to mark plurality, one language may add an extra syllable to the word whereas another may simply change the vowel in the existing final syllable
  • noun a large indefinite number
    battalion; pack; multitude; large number.
    • a battalion of ants
    • a multitude of TV antennas
    • a plurality of religions

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sensing_element

  • noun any device that receives a signal or stimulus (as heat or pressure or light or motion etc.) and responds to it in a distinctive manner
    detector; sensor.

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electronic

  • adjective of or relating to electronics; concerned with or using devices that operate on principles governing the behavior of electrons
    • electronic devices
  • adjective of or concerned with electrons
    • electronic energy

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fluxmeter

  • noun meter that measures magnetic flux by the current it generates in a coil

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tonometry

  • noun the measurement of intraocular pressure by determining the amount of force needed to make a slight indentation in the cornea

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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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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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tot

  • noun a small amount (especially of a drink)
    • a tot of rum
  • noun a young child
    bambino; toddler; yearling.

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interlude

  • noun an intervening period or episode
  • noun a brief show (music or dance etc) inserted between the sections of a longer performance
    intermezzo; entr'acte.

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inferno

  • noun any place of pain and turmoil;
    the pits; hellhole; snake pit; hell on earth; hell.
    • the hell of battle
    • the inferno of the engine room
    • when you're alone Christmas is the pits
  • noun a very intense and uncontrolled fire
    conflagration.

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ranging

  • adjective wandering freely
    • at night in bed...his slowly ranging thoughts...encountered her
  • verb change or be different within limits
    range; run.
    • Estimates for the losses in the earthquake range as high as $2 billion
    • Interest rates run from 5 to 10 percent
    • The instruments ranged from tuba to cymbals
    • My students range from very bright to dull

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period_of_play

  • noun (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds
    playing period; play.
    • rain stopped play in the 4th inning

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tankage

  • noun the quantity contained in (or the capacity of) a tank or tanks
  • noun the charge for storing something in tanks

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solicitor

  • noun a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes
    canvasser.
  • noun a British lawyer who gives legal advice and prepares legal documents

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d_region

  • noun the lowest region of the ionosphere (35 to 50 miles up) that reflects low-frequency radio waves
    D-layer.

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distance

  • noun the property created by the space between two objects or points
  • noun a distant region
    • I could see it in the distance

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high_tech

  • noun highly advanced technological development (especially in electronics)
    high technology.

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tree

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

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zero

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; nought; cipher; cypher.

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data_processor

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    computing machine; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer; computer.

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seer

  • noun a person with unusual powers of foresight
    visionary; illusionist.
  • noun an observer who perceives visually
    • an incurable seer of movies

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acute-angled_triangle

  • noun a triangle whose interior angles are all acute
    acute triangle.

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ground_zero

  • noun the target of a projectile (as a bomb or missile)
  • noun the site of the World Trade Center before it was destroyed

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twenty-four_hours

  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day

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ergonomics

  • noun the branch of engineering science in which biological science is used to study the relation between workers and their environments
    biotechnology; bioengineering.

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visual_modality

  • noun the ability to see; the visual faculty
    visual sense; vision; sight.

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sounding

  • noun a measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line
  • noun the act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line)

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seek

  • noun the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk
  • verb try to get or reach
    • seek a position
    • seek an education
    • seek happiness

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densitometer

  • noun a measuring instrument for determining optical or photographic density
  • noun a measuring instrument for determining density or specific gravity
    densimeter.

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latency

  • noun (computer science) the time it takes for a specific block of data on a data track to rotate around to the read/write head
    rotational latency.
  • noun the time that elapses between a stimulus and the response to it
    reaction time; latent period; response time.

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concrete

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

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pleural

  • adjective of or relating to the pleura or the walls of the thorax
    • pleural muscles

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particular_date

  • noun a particular but unspecified point in time
    date.
    • they hoped to get together at an early date

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snow

  • noun precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals
    snowfall.
  • noun a layer of snowflakes (white crystals of frozen water) covering the ground

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cuckoo_clock

  • noun clock that announces the hours with a sound like the call of the cuckoo

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stargazing

  • noun observation of the stars
  • verb observe the stars
    stargaze.

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charles_kettering

  • noun United States electrical engineer who made numerous automotive improvements (including the electric starter) (1876-1958)
    Charles Franklin Kettering; Kettering.

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enclosed_space

  • noun space that is surrounded by something
    cavity.

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foetometry

  • noun measurement of a fetus (especially the diameter of the head)
    fetometry.

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object

  • noun a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow
    physical object.
    • it was full of rackets, balls and other objects
  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    aim; objective; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children

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anemography

  • noun recording anemometrical measurements

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microsecond

  • noun one millionth (10^-6) of a second; one thousandth of a millisecond

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phase

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

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parting

  • noun the act of departing politely
    leave; farewell; leave-taking.
    • he disliked long farewells
    • he took his leave
    • parting is such sweet sorrow
  • noun a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions
    part.
    • his part was right in the middle

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maria

  • noun a dark region of considerable extent on the surface of the moon
    mare.
  • noun valuable timber tree of Panama
    Calophyllum longifolium.

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absolute_value

  • noun a real number regardless of its sign
    numerical value.

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get-go

  • noun the time at which something is supposed to begin
    outset; showtime; starting time; kickoff; start; offset; beginning; commencement; first.
    • they got an early start
    • she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her

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mining_engineer

  • noun an engineer concerned with the construction and operation of mines

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medical

  • noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    checkup; medical checkup; health check; medical examination; medical exam.
  • adjective relating to the study or practice of medicine
    • the medical profession
    • a medical student
    • medical school

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tech

  • noun a school teaching mechanical and industrial arts and the applied sciences
    technical school.

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operating_procedure

  • noun a procedure for operating something or for dealing with a given situation

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sum

  • noun a quantity of money
    amount of money; amount; sum of money.
    • he borrowed a large sum
    • the amount he had in cash was insufficient
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    total; amount.

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reserve

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

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planetary

  • adjective of or relating to or resembling the physical or orbital characteristics of a planet or the planets
    planetal.
    • planetary motion
    • planetary year
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the planet Earth or its inhabitants
    terrestrial.
    • planetary rumblings and eructations"- L.C.Eiseley
    • the planetary tilt
    • this terrestrial ball

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random

  • adjective lacking any definite plan or order or purpose; governed by or depending on chance
    • a random choice
    • bombs fell at random
    • random movements

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fundamental_quantity

  • noun one of the four quantities that are the basis of systems of measurement
    fundamental measure.

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ending

  • noun the end of a word (a suffix or inflectional ending or final morpheme)
    termination.
    • I don't like words that have -ism as an ending
  • noun the act of ending something
    termination; conclusion.
    • the termination of the agreement

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radio

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

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earth

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

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nephoscope

  • noun a measuring instrument that uses a grid for measuring the altitude, direction, and velocity of movement of clouds

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northeast

  • noun the compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees
    NE; northeastward; nor'-east.
  • noun the northeastern region of the United States
    northeastern United States.

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latent

  • adjective satellite potentially existing but not presently evident or realized
    • a latent fingerprint
    • latent talent
  • adjective satellite (pathology) not presently active
    • latent infection
    • latent diabetes

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aeronautical_engineering

  • noun the branch of engineering science concerned with the design and construction of aircraft
  • noun the activity of designing and constructing aircraft

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rocket_scientist

  • noun a clever thinker
    • you do not have to be a rocket scientist to figure that out
  • noun an engineer who builds and tests rockets
    rocket engineer.

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numerical_quantity

  • noun a quantity expressed as a number

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pendulum_clock

  • noun a clock regulated by a pendulum

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looking_at

  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking; look.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him

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milometer

  • noun a meter that shows mileage traversed
    mileometer; hodometer; odometer.

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celestial_point

  • noun a point in the heavens (on the celestial sphere)

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slim_chance

  • noun little or no chance of success
    fat chance.

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stop

  • noun the event of something ending
    halt.
    • it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill
  • noun the act of stopping something
    stoppage.
    • the third baseman made some remarkable stops
    • his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood

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coast

  • noun the shore of a sea or ocean
    sea-coast; seashore; seacoast.
  • noun a slope down which sleds may coast
    • when it snowed they made a coast on the golf course

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pocket

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

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gravimeter

  • noun a measuring instrument for determining the specific gravity of a liquid or solid
    hydrometer.
  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring variations in the gravitational field of the earth
    gravity meter.

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trace

  • noun a just detectable amount
    suggestion; hint.
    • he speaks French with a trace of an accent
  • noun an indication that something has been present
    vestige; shadow; tincture.
    • there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim
    • a tincture of condescension

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patch

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

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bag

  • noun a flexible container with a single opening
    • he stuffed his laundry into a large bag
  • noun the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)
    • his bag included two deer

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system_clock

  • noun a time-of-day clock in a computer system
  • noun an electronic device in a computer that issues a steady high-frequency signal that synchronizes all the internal components

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observer

  • noun a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
    percipient; perceiver; beholder.
  • noun an expert who observes and comments on something
    commentator.

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peripheral

  • noun (computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable to the CPU of a computer
    peripheral device; computer peripheral.
    • disk drives and printers are important peripherals
  • adjective on or near an edge or constituting an outer boundary; the outer area
    • Russia's peripheral provinces
    • peripheral suburbs

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testing

  • noun the act of subjecting to experimental test in order to determine how well something works
    • they agreed to end the testing of atomic weapons
  • noun an examination of the characteristics of something
    • there are laboratories for commercial testing
    • it involved testing thousands of children for smallpox

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detection

  • noun the perception that something has occurred or some state exists
    sensing.
    • early detection can often lead to a cure
  • noun the act of detecting something; catching sight of something
    espial; spying; catching; spotting.

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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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synchroscope

  • noun an instrument that indicates whether two periodic motions are synchronous (especially an instrument that enables a pilot to synchronize the propellers of a plane that has two or more engines)
    synchronizer; synchronoscope; synchroniser.

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hypsography

  • noun the scientific study of the earth's configuration above sea level (emphasizing the measurement of land altitudes relative to sea level)
  • noun measurement of the elevation of land above sea level
    hypsometry.

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capacity

  • noun capability to perform or produce
    • among his gifts is his capacity for true altruism
    • limited runway capacity
    • a great capacity for growth
  • noun the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment
    capability.
    • the capability of a metal to be fused

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tensor

  • noun a generalization of the concept of a vector
  • noun any of several muscles that cause an attached structure to become tense or firm

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3d_radar

  • noun radar that will report altitude as well as azimuth and distance of a target
    three-dimensional radar.

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score

  • noun a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    grade; mark.
    • she made good marks in algebra
    • grade A milk
    • what was your score on your homework?
  • noun a written form of a musical composition; parts for different instruments appear on separate staves on large pages
    musical score.
    • he studied the score of the sonata

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craniometer

  • noun an instrument for measuring skull sizes

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discovery

  • noun the act of discovering something
    uncovering; find.
  • noun something that is discovered

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emplacement

  • noun military installation consisting of a prepared position for siting a weapon
  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    placement; positioning; location; position; locating.

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near_vision

  • noun vision for objects 2 feet or closer to the viewer

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stiffening

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

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visualise

  • verb view the outline of by means of an X-ray
    visualize.
    • The radiologist can visualize the cancerous liver
  • verb form a mental picture of something that is invisible or abstract
    visualize.
    • Mathematicians often visualize

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incarnation

  • noun a new personification of a familiar idea
    embodiment; avatar.
    • the embodiment of hope
    • the incarnation of evil
    • the very avatar of cunning
  • noun (Christianity) the Christian doctrine of the union of God and man in the person of Jesus Christ

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volumetric

  • adjective of or relating to measurement by volume
    volumetrical.
    • volumetric analysis

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southeast

  • noun the compass point midway between south and east; at 135 degrees
    southeastward; SE; sou'-east.
  • noun the southeastern region of the United States
    southeastern United States.

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von_braun

  • noun United States rocket engineer (born in Germany where he designed a missile used against England); he led the United States Army team that put the first American satellite into space (1912-1977)
    Wernher Magnus Maximilian von Braun; Wernher von Braun; Braun.

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doris

  • noun (Greek mythology) wife of Nereus and mother of the Nereids
  • noun a small region of ancient Greece where the Doric dialect was spoken

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ionization

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

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country

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

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pit

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

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eyeball

  • noun the ball-shaped capsule containing the vertebrate eye
    orb.
  • verb look at
    eye.

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highway_engineer

  • noun a civil engineer who specializes in the design and construction of roads and highways

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thomson

  • noun United States composer who collaborated with Gertrude Stein (1896-1989)
    Virgil Garnett Thomson; Virgil Thomson.
  • noun United States electrical engineer (born in England) who in 1892 formed a company with Thomas Edison (1853-1937)
    Elihu Thomson.

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cynoscephalae

  • noun the fields in Thessaly where in 197 BC the Romans defeated the Macedonians
  • noun the battle that ended the second Macedonian War (197 BC); the Romans defeated Philip V who lost his control of Greece
    battle of Cynoscephalae.

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receiver

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

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transylvania

  • noun a historical plateau region in northwestern Romania that is separated from the rest of the country by the Transylvanian Alps; originally part of Hungary; incorporated into Romania at the end of World War I

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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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eyesight

  • noun normal use of the faculty of vision
    seeing; sightedness.

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blending

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

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central_vision

  • noun vision using the fovea and parafovea; the middle part of the visual field

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algometer

  • noun device for measuring pain caused by pressure

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three

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips
    trey.

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viewer

  • noun a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
    looker; witness; spectator; watcher.
    • the spectators applauded the performance
    • television viewers
    • sky watchers discovered a new star
  • noun an optical device for viewing photographic transparencies

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acuity

  • noun sharpness of vision; the visual ability to resolve fine detail (usually measured by a Snellen chart)
    sharp-sightedness; visual acuity.
  • noun a quick and penetrating intelligence
    keenness; sharpness; acuteness.
    • he argued with great acuteness
    • I admired the keenness of his mind

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appleton_layer

  • noun the highest region of the ionosphere (from 90 to 600 miles up) which contains the highest concentration of free electrons and is most useful for long-range radio transmission
    F layer; F region.

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gravity_meter

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring variations in the gravitational field of the earth
    gravimeter.

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playing_period

  • noun (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds
    play; period of play.
    • rain stopped play in the 4th inning

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catch

  • noun a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
    gimmick.
    • it sounds good but what's the catch?
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    haul.
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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applied

  • adjective concerned with concrete problems or data rather than with fundamental principles
    • applied physics
    • applied psychology
    • technical problems in medicine, engineering, economics and other applied disciplines"- Sidney Hook
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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ray_m._dolby

  • noun United States electrical engineer who devised the Dolby system used to reduce background noise in tape recording
    Dolby.

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heartland

  • noun the central region of a country or continent; especially a region that is important to a country or to a culture

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cracker

  • noun a thin crisp wafer made of flour and water with or without leavening and shortening; unsweetened or semisweet
  • noun a poor White person in the southern United States
    redneck.

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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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near

  • verb move towards
    go up; come near; draw near; draw close; come on; approach.
    • We were approaching our destination
    • They are drawing near
    • The enemy army came nearer and nearer
  • adjective not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
    close; nigh.
    • near neighbors
    • in the near future
    • they are near equals
    • his nearest approach to success
    • a very near thing
    • a near hit by the bomb
    • she was near tears
    • she was close to tears
    • had a close call

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itinerary

  • noun an established line of travel or access
    path; route.
  • noun a guidebook for travelers
    travel guidebook.

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property

  • noun something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;
    belongings; holding.
    • that hat is my property
    • he is a man of property
  • noun a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
    • a study of the physical properties of atomic particles

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study

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    survey.
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    work.
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

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procedure

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    process.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work
    operation.
    • the operations in building a house
    • certain machine tool operations

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equator

  • noun an imaginary line around the Earth forming the great circle that is equidistant from the north and south poles
    • the equator is the boundary between the northern and southern hemispheres
  • noun a circle dividing a sphere or other surface into two usually equal and symmetrical parts

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bush

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

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tonometer

  • noun measuring instrument for measuring tension or pressure (especially for measuring intraocular pressure in testing for glaucoma)

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exterior

  • noun the region that is outside of something
    outside.
  • noun the outer side or surface of something
    outside.

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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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point_in_time

  • noun an instant of time
    point.
    • at that point I had to leave

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isogonic_line

  • noun an imaginary line connecting points on the Earth's surface where the magnetic declination is the same
    isogonal line; isogone.

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straw_poll

  • noun an unofficial vote taken to determine opinion on some issue
    straw vote.

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large

  • noun a garment size for a large person
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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make

  • noun a recognizable kind
    brand.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    shuffle; shuffling.

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sir_clive_marles_sinclair

  • noun English electrical engineer who founded a company that introduced many innovative products (born in 1940)
    Sinclair; Clive Sinclair.

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colorimetric_analysis

  • noun quantitative chemical analysis by color using a colorimeter
    colorimetry.

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locus_of_infection

  • noun the specific site in the body where an infection originates

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belly

  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    venter; stomach; abdomen.
  • noun a protruding abdomen
    paunch.

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circularization

  • noun circulating printed notices as a means of advertising
    circularisation.

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independent

  • noun a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics)
    mugwump; fencesitter.
  • noun a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
    freelance; freelancer; free-lance; free lance; self-employed person.

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spying

  • noun keeping a secret or furtive watch
  • noun the act of keeping a secret watch for intelligence purposes
    undercover work.

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spirograph

  • noun a measuring instrument for recording the depth and rapidity of breathing movements

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chromosome_mapping

  • noun (genetics) the process of locating genes on a chromosome
    mapping.

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pipette

  • noun measuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube used to measure or transfer precise volumes of a liquid by drawing the liquid up into the tube
    pipet.

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numerical

  • adjective satellite measured or expressed in numbers
    numeric.
    • numerical value
    • the numerical superiority of the enemy
  • adjective of or relating to or denoting numbers
    numeral; numeric.
    • a numeral adjective

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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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junkers

  • noun German aircraft engineer who designed the first all-metal airplane (1859-1935)
    Hugo Junkers.
  • noun member of the Prussian aristocracy noted especially for militarism
    Junker.

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nix

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; zero; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • verb command against
    prohibit; forbid; proscribe; disallow; veto; interdict.
    • I forbid you to call me late at night
    • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
    • Dad nixed our plans

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mathematical_statistician

  • noun a mathematician who specializes in statistics
    statistician.

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rootage

  • noun fixedness by or as if by roots
    • strengthened by rootage in the firm soil of faith
  • noun a developed system of roots
    root system.

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water_parting

  • noun a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
    divide; watershed.

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cycle

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

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actinometer

  • noun an instrument for measuring the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (usually by the photochemical effect)

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biogeographical

  • adjective of or relating to or involved with biogeography
    biogeographic.

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variable_quantity

  • noun a quantity that can assume any of a set of values
    variable.

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quantitative

  • adjective expressible as a quantity or relating to or susceptible of measurement
    • export wheat without quantitative limitations
    • quantitative analysis determines the amounts and proportions of the chemical constituents of a substance or mixture
  • adjective relating to the measurement of quantity
    • quantitative studies

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left

  • noun location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east
    • she stood on the left
  • noun those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare
    left wing.

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biostatistics

  • noun a branch of biology that studies biological phenomena and observations by means of statistical analysis
    biometrics; biometry.

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sporting

  • adjective satellite exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
    sporty; clean; sportsmanlike.
    • a clean fight
    • a sporting solution of the disagreement
    • sportsmanlike conduct
  • verb wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner
    sport; feature; boast.
    • she was sporting a new hat

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shading

  • noun graded markings that indicate light or shaded areas in a drawing or painting
  • noun a gradation involving small or imperceptible differences between grades
    blending.

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focal_point

  • noun a point of convergence of light (or other radiation) or a point from which it diverges
    focus.
  • noun a central point or locus of an infection in an organism
    nidus; focus.
    • the focus of infection

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lineman

  • noun one of the players on the line of scrimmage
  • noun the surveyor who marks positions with a range pole

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mean_solar_time

  • noun (astronomy) time based on the motion of the mean sun (an imaginary sun moving uniformly along the celestial equator)
    mean time.

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spread

  • noun process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space
    spreading.
  • noun a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures
    gap.
    • gap between income and outgo
    • the spread between lending and borrowing costs

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board

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

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east

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees
    eastward; E; due east.
  • noun the countries of Asia
    Orient.

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sapper

  • noun a military engineer who lays or detects and disarms mines
  • noun a military engineer who does sapping (digging trenches or undermining fortifications)

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background

  • noun a person's social heritage: previous experience or training
    • he is a lawyer with a sports background
  • noun the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground
    ground.
    • he posed her against a background of rolling hills

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judge

  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    justice; jurist.
  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    evaluator.

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roebling

  • noun United States engineer (born in Germany) who designed and began construction of the Brooklyn bridge (1806-1869)
    John Augustus Roebling; John Roebling.

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sleuthing

  • noun a police investigation to determine the perpetrator
    detection; detecting; detective work.
    • detection is hard on the feet
  • verb watch, observe, or inquire secretly
    sleuth; spy; snoop; stag.

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middle_distance

  • noun the part of a scene between the foreground and the background

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right

  • noun an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; it is something that nobody can take away"
    • they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights
    • Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt
    • a right is not something that somebody gives you
  • noun location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east
    • he stood on the right

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gawker

  • noun a spectator who stares stupidly without intelligent awareness

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landfall

  • noun the seacoast first sighted on a voyage (or flight over water)
  • noun the first sighting of land from the sea after a voyage (or flight over water)

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caliper

  • noun an instrument for measuring the distance between two points (often used in the plural)
    calliper.
  • verb measure the diameter of something with calipers
    calliper.

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pitot_head

  • noun measuring instrument consisting of a combined Pitot tube and static tube that measures total and static pressure; used in aircraft to measure airspeed
    Pitot tube; Pitot-static tube.

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restriction_site

  • noun the specific sites at which a restriction enzyme will cleave DNA

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arrival_time

  • noun the time at which a public conveyance is scheduled to arrive at a given destination
    time of arrival.

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zone_of_interior

  • noun the part of the theater of war not included in the theater of operations

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acute_triangle

  • noun a triangle whose interior angles are all acute
    acute-angled triangle.

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fingerprinting

  • noun the procedure of taking inked impressions of a person's fingerprints for the purpose of identification
  • verb take an impression of a person's fingerprints
    fingerprint.

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altazimuth

  • noun an instrument that measures the altitude and azimuth of celestial bodies; used in navigation

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communications

  • noun the discipline that studies the principles of transmiting information and the methods by which it is delivered (as print or radio or television etc.)
    communication theory.
    • communications is his major field of study
  • noun the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information
    communication; communicating.
    • they could not act without official communication from Moscow

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terrestrial_dynamical_time

  • noun (astronomy) a measure of time defined by Earth's orbital motion; terrestrial time is mean solar time corrected for the irregularities of the Earth's motions
    terrestrial time; TT; ephemeris time; TDT.

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microwave

  • noun a short electromagnetic wave (longer than infrared but shorter than radio waves); used for radar and microwave ovens and for transmitting telephone, facsimile, video and data
  • noun kitchen appliance that cooks food by passing an electromagnetic wave through it; heat results from the absorption of energy by the water molecules in the food
    microwave oven.

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weighbridge

  • noun platform scale flush with a roadway for weighing vehicles and cattle etc

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peek

  • noun a secret look
    peep.
  • verb throw a glance at; take a brief look at
    glance; glint.
    • She only glanced at the paper
    • I only peeked--I didn't see anything interesting

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statistician

  • noun a mathematician who specializes in statistics
    mathematical statistician.
  • noun someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums)
    actuary.

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pose

  • noun affected manners intended to impress others
    airs.
    • don't put on airs with me
  • noun a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes

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trichion

  • noun point where the hairline meets the midpoint of the forehead
    crinion.

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donner_pass

  • noun a mountain pass in northeastern California near Lake Tahoe; site where in 1844 some members of an emigrant party survived by eating those who had died

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binomial

  • noun (mathematics) a quantity expressed as a sum or difference of two terms; a polynomial with two terms
  • adjective of or relating to or consisting of two terms
    • binomial expression

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architectural

  • adjective of or pertaining to the art and science of architecture
    • architectural history
    • architectural design

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peer

  • noun a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
    compeer; equal; match.
  • noun a nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage

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taker

  • noun one who accepts an offer
  • noun one who takes a bet or wager

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post

  • noun the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
    station.
    • a soldier manned the entrance post
    • a sentry station
  • noun military installation at which a body of troops is stationed
    military post.
    • this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby
    • there is an officer's club on the post

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limitation

  • noun a principle that limits the extent of something
    restriction.
    • I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements
  • noun the quality of being limited or restricted
    • it is a good plan but it has serious limitations

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run-time

  • noun the time at which a (software or multimedia) program is run
  • noun (computer science) the length of time it takes to execute a software program

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exceedance

  • noun (geology) the probability that an earthquake will generate a level of ground motion that exceeds a specified reference level during a given exposure time
    • the concept of exceedance can be applied to any type of environmental risk modeling

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seek_time

  • noun (computer science) the time it takes for a read/write head to move to a specific data track

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horizon

  • noun the line at which the sky and Earth appear to meet
    visible horizon; skyline; sensible horizon; apparent horizon.
  • noun the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated
    purview; view.
    • It is beyond the horizon of present knowledge

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ohmmeter

  • noun a meter for measuring electrical resistance in ohms

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cyber-terrorist

  • noun a programmer who breaks into computer systems in order to steal or change or destroy information as a form of cyber-terrorism
    hacker; cyberpunk.

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civil

  • adjective satellite applying to ordinary citizens as contrasted with the military
    • civil authorities
  • adjective not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others
    polite.
    • even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"- W.S. Maugham

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cuneus

  • noun any shape that is triangular in cross section
    wedge; wedge shape.

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nought

  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; zero; cipher; cypher.

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panorama

  • noun the visual percept of a region
    prospect; vista; scene; aspect; view.
    • the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views
  • noun a picture (or series of pictures) representing a continuous scene
    cyclorama; diorama.

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time_of_arrival

  • noun the time at which a public conveyance is scheduled to arrive at a given destination
    arrival time.

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fraction

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

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naught

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • noun complete failure
    • all my efforts led to naught

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war

  • noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    warfare.
    • thousands of people were killed in the war
  • noun a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply
    state of war.
    • war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring

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witwatersrand

  • noun a rocky region in the southern Transvaal in northeastern South Africa; contains rich gold deposits and coal and manganese
    Rand; Reef.

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far_east

  • noun a popular expression for the countries of eastern Asia (usually including China and Mongolia and Taiwan and Japan and Korea and Indochina and eastern Siberia)

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close_quarters

  • noun a situation of being uncomfortably close to someone or something

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dead

  • noun people who are no longer living
    • they buried the dead
  • noun a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense
    • the dead of winter

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solar

  • adjective relating to or derived from the sun or utilizing the energies of the sun
    • solar eclipse
    • solar energy

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analyst

  • noun someone who is skilled at analyzing data
  • noun an expert who studies financial data (on credit or securities or sales or financial patterns etc.) and recommends appropriate business actions

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antigenic_determinant

  • noun the site on the surface of an antigen molecule to which an antibody attaches itself
    determinant; epitope.

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preview

  • noun an advertisement consisting of short scenes from a motion picture that will appear in the near future
    prevue; trailer.
  • noun a screening for a select audience in advance of release for the general public

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asdic

  • noun a measuring instrument that sends out an acoustic pulse in water and measures distances in terms of the time for the echo of the pulse to return
    sonar; echo sounder.
    • sonar is an acronym for sound navigation ranging
    • asdic is an acronym for antisubmarine detection investigation committee

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extremity

  • noun an external body part that projects from the body
    appendage; member.
    • it is important to keep the extremities warm
  • noun an extreme condition or state (especially of adversity or disease)

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inside

  • noun the region that is inside of something
    interior.
  • noun the inner or enclosed surface of something
    interior.

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theatregoer

  • noun someone who attends the theater
    playgoer; theatergoer.

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postage_meter

  • noun meter for bulk mailings that imprints correct prepaid postage on pieces of mail and records the total charge

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zodiac

  • noun a belt-shaped region in the heavens on either side to the ecliptic; divided into 12 constellations or signs for astrological purposes
  • noun (astrology) a circular diagram representing the 12 zodiacal constellations and showing their signs

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computing

  • noun the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
    computer science.
  • noun the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
    calculation; computation.

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wedge_shape

  • noun any shape that is triangular in cross section
    wedge; cuneus.

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sidestep

  • noun a step to one side (as in boxing or dancing)
  • verb avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
    dodge; fudge; evade; parry; elude; skirt; duck; hedge; circumvent; put off.
    • He dodged the issue
    • she skirted the problem
    • They tend to evade their responsibilities
    • he evaded the questions skillfully

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heliometer

  • noun an instrument used to measure the angular separation of two stars that are too far apart to be included in the field of view of an ordinary telescope

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seismograph

  • noun a measuring instrument for detecting and measuring the intensity and direction and duration of movements of the ground (as an earthquake)

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promise

  • noun a verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do) something in the future
  • noun grounds for feeling hopeful about the future
    hope.
    • there is little or no promise that he will recover

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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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physical

  • adjective involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit
    • physical exercise
    • physical suffering
    • was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance
  • adjective relating to the sciences dealing with matter and energy; especially physics
    • physical sciences
    • physical laws

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vista

  • noun the visual percept of a region
    prospect; panorama; scene; aspect; view.
    • the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views

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leer

  • noun a facial expression of contempt or scorn; the upper lip curls
    sneer.
  • noun a suggestive or sneering look or grin

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chromatic_vision

  • noun the normal ability to see colors
    trichromacy; color vision.

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telemetry

  • noun automatic transmission and measurement of data from remote sources by wire or radio or other means

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ammeter

  • noun a meter that measures the flow of electrical current in amperes

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power

  • noun possession of controlling influence
    powerfulness.
    • the deterrent power of nuclear weapons
    • the power of his love saved her
    • his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade
  • noun (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

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setting

  • noun the context and environment in which something is set
    scene.
    • the perfect setting for a ghost story
  • noun the state of the environment in which a situation exists
    scope; background.
    • you can't do that in a university setting

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computer_science

  • noun the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
    computing.

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demesne

  • noun extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
    land; landed estate; estate; acres.
    • the family owned a large estate on Long Island
  • noun territory over which rule or control is exercised
    domain; land.
    • his domain extended into Europe
    • he made it the law of the land

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digital

  • adjective displaying numbers rather than scale positions
    • digital clock
    • digital readout
  • adjective relating to or performed with the fingers
    • digital examination

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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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torsion_balance

  • noun measuring instrument designed to measure small forces by the torsion they exert on a thin wire

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node

  • noun a connecting point at which several lines come together
  • noun any thickened enlargement
    knob; thickening.

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picture

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

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mean_solar_day

  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; twenty-four hour period; solar day; day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day

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outage

  • noun the amount of something (as whiskey or oil) lost in storage or transportation
  • noun a temporary suspension of operation (as of computers)
    • there will be a network outage from 8 to 10 a.m.

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variable

  • noun something that is likely to vary; something that is subject to variation
    • the weather is one variable to be considered
  • noun a quantity that can assume any of a set of values
    variable quantity.

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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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ramification

  • noun the act of branching out or dividing into branches
    fork; branching; forking.
  • noun a part of a forked or branching shape
    branch; leg.
    • he broke off one of the branches

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time

  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    clip.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip
  • noun a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something
    • take time to smell the roses
    • I didn't have time to finish
    • it took more than half my time

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handbill

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

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oliver_heaviside

  • noun English physicist and electrical engineer who helped develop telegraphic and telephonic communications; in 1902 (independent of A. E. Kennelly) he suggested the existence of an atmospheric layer that reflects radio waves back to earth (1850-1925)
    Heaviside.

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rod

  • noun a long thin implement made of metal or wood
  • noun any rod-shaped bacterium

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focus

  • noun the concentration of attention or energy on something
    direction; centering; focussing; focal point; focusing.
    • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
    • he had no direction in his life
  • noun maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system
    • in focus
    • out of focus

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land_site

  • noun the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
    site.
    • a good site for the school

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computation

  • noun the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
    calculation; computing.
  • noun problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
    calculation; figuring; reckoning.

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claude_shannon

  • noun United States electrical engineer who pioneered mathematical communication theory (1916-2001)
    Claude E. Shannon; Claude Elwood Shannon; Shannon.

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zone

  • noun a locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features
  • noun any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
    geographical zone.

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statistics

  • noun a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
  • noun a datum that can be represented numerically
    statistic.

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rhythm

  • noun the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music
    beat; musical rhythm.
    • the piece has a fast rhythm
    • the conductor set the beat
  • noun recurring at regular intervals
    regular recurrence.

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southwest

  • noun the compass point midway between south and west; at 225 degrees
    southwestward; sou'-west; SW.
  • noun the southwestern region of the United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, California, and sometimes Utah and Colorado
    southwestern United States.

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computer_programmer

  • noun a person who designs and writes and tests computer programs
    software engineer; programmer; coder.

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time_clock

  • noun clock used to record the hours that people work

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minute

  • noun a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour
    min.
    • he ran a 4 minute mile
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; second.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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rand

  • noun the basic unit of money in South Africa; equal to 100 cents
  • noun United States writer (born in Russia) noted for her polemical novels and political conservativism (1905-1982)
    Ayn Rand.

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densimeter

  • noun a measuring instrument for determining density or specific gravity
    densitometer.

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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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civil_engineering

  • noun the branch of engineering concerned with the design and construction of such public works as dams or bridges

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settle

  • noun a long wooden bench with a back
    settee.
  • verb settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
    settle down.
    • dust settled on the roofs

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perceiver

  • noun a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
    percipient; observer; beholder.

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quick

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

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dolby

  • noun United States electrical engineer who devised the Dolby system used to reduce background noise in tape recording
    Ray M. Dolby.

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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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accumulation

  • noun an increase by natural growth or addition
    accretion.
  • noun several things grouped together or considered as a whole
    assemblage; aggregation; collection.

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predictor_variable

  • noun a variable that can be used to predict the value of another variable (as in statistical regression)

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discover

  • verb discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
    notice; observe; detect; find.
    • She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water
    • We found traces of lead in the paint
  • verb get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
    pick up; get a line; see; hear; learn; find out; get wind; get word.
    • I learned that she has two grown-up children
    • I see that you have been promoted

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cyber

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sign

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

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spherometer

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring the curvature of a surface

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ship

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

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theatre_of_operations

  • noun a region in which active military operations are in progress
    theater; theatre; field of operations; theater of operations; field.
    • the army was in the field awaiting action
    • he served in the Vietnam theater for three years

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gawk

  • noun an awkward stupid person
    clod; oaf; goon; lout; lump; lummox; stumblebum; lubber.
  • verb look with amazement; look stupidly
    goggle; gape; gawp.

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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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gorge

  • noun a deep ravine (usually with a river running through it)
  • noun a narrow pass (especially one between mountains)
    defile.

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sieve

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

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magnetisation

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

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cuckoo

  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    goof; fathead; goose; bozo; zany; twat; jackass; goofball.
  • noun any of numerous European and North American birds having pointed wings and a long tail

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appraisal

  • noun the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
    assessment.
  • noun a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
    estimate; estimation.

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blind_spot

  • noun a subject about which you are ignorant or prejudiced and fail to exercise good judgment
    • golf is one of his blind spots and he's proud of it
  • noun the point where the optic nerve enters the retina; not sensitive to light
    optic disk; optic disc.

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isogonal

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snake_pit

  • noun any place of pain and turmoil;
    the pits; hellhole; hell on earth; hell; inferno.
    • the hell of battle
    • the inferno of the engine room
    • when you're alone Christmas is the pits
  • noun pejorative terms for an insane asylum
    crazy house; cuckoo's nest; Bedlam; loony bin; booby hatch; madhouse; nuthouse; funny farm; sanatorium; nut house; funny house.

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misdating

  • noun something located at a time when it could not have existed or occurred
    anachronism; mistiming.
  • verb assign the wrong date to
    misdate.

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power_meter

  • noun a meter for measuring the amount of electric power used
    electric meter.

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modus

The arrangement of, or mode of expressing, the terms of a contract or conveyance.

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peep

  • noun the short weak cry of a young bird
    cheep.
  • noun a secret look
    peek.

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inclinometer

  • noun an instrument showing the angle that an aircraft makes with the horizon
  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring the angle of magnetic dip (as from an airplane)
    dip circle.

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hematocrit

  • noun the ratio of the volume occupied by packed red blood cells to the volume of the whole blood as measured by a hematocrit
    haematocrit; packed cell volume.
  • noun a measuring instrument to determine (usually by centrifugation) the relative amounts of corpuscles and plasma in the blood
    haematocrit.

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mean_time

  • noun (astronomy) time based on the motion of the mean sun (an imaginary sun moving uniformly along the celestial equator)
    mean solar time.

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turret

  • noun a small tower extending above a building
  • noun a self-contained weapons platform housing guns and capable of rotation
    gun turret; gun enclosure.

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waterline

  • noun a line corresponding to the surface of the water when the vessel is afloat on an even keel; often painted on the hull of a ship
    water level; water line.

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echo_sounding

  • noun determining the location of something by measuring the time it takes for an echo to return from it
    echolocation.

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scotopic

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beholder

  • noun a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
    percipient; perceiver; observer.

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apparent

  • adjective satellite clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
    evident; patent; plain; unmistakable; manifest.
    • the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields
    • evident hostility
    • manifest disapproval
    • patent advantages
    • made his meaning plain
    • it is plain that he is no reactionary
    • in plain view
  • adjective satellite appearing as such but not necessarily so
    ostensible; seeming.
    • for all his apparent wealth he had no money to pay the rent
    • the committee investigated some apparent discrepancies
    • the ostensible truth of their theories
    • his seeming honesty

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visual

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

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tandem

  • noun an arrangement of two or more objects or persons one behind another
  • noun a bicycle with two sets of pedals and two seats
    bicycle-built-for-two; tandem bicycle.

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loxodrome

  • noun a line on a sphere that cuts all meridians at the same angle; the path taken by a ship or plane that maintains a constant compass direction
    rhumb line; rhumb.

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octane_number

  • noun a measure of the antiknock properties of gasoline
    octane rating.

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spoilage

  • noun the amount that has spoiled
  • noun the process of becoming spoiled
    spoiling.

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synchronizer

  • noun an instrument that indicates whether two periodic motions are synchronous (especially an instrument that enables a pilot to synchronize the propellers of a plane that has two or more engines)
    synchronoscope; synchroniser; synchroscope.

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soul

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

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crenel

  • noun one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.)
    scallop; crenation; crenelle; crenature.
  • noun a notch or open space between two merlons in a crenelated battlement
    crenelle.

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valuer

  • noun someone who assesses the monetary worth of possessions

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mileometer

  • noun a meter that shows mileage traversed
    milometer; hodometer; odometer.

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bioengineering

  • noun the branch of engineering science in which biological science is used to study the relation between workers and their environments
    biotechnology; ergonomics.

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electronic_computer

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; information processing system; computing device; computer.

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dosage

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

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umbilicus

  • noun a scar where the umbilical cord was attached
    omphalos; navel; omphalus; belly button; bellybutton.
    • you were not supposed to show your navel on television
    • they argued whether or not Adam had a navel
    • she had a tattoo just above her bellybutton

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spy

  • noun (military) a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors
    undercover agent.
  • noun a secret watcher; someone who secretly watches other people
    • my spies tell me that you had a good time last night

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figure

  • noun a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
    fig.
    • the area covered can be seen from Figure 2
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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graduation

  • noun the successful completion of a program of study
  • noun an academic exercise in which diplomas are conferred
    graduation exercise; commencement ceremony; commencement; commencement exercise.

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sharp

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

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ship's_bell

  • noun (nautical) each of the eight half-hour units of nautical time signaled by strokes of a ship's bell; eight bells signals 4:00, 8:00, or 12:00 o'clock, either a.m. or p.m.
    bell.

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monitoring

  • noun the act of observing something (and sometimes keeping a record of it)
    • the monitoring of enemy communications plays an important role in war times
  • verb keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance
    monitor; supervise.
    • we are monitoring the air quality
    • the police monitor the suspect's moves

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electrodynamometer

  • noun measuring instrument that uses the interaction of the magnetic fields of two coils to measure current or voltage or power

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chemical

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