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shoebill

  • noun large stork-like bird of the valley of the White Nile with a broad bill suggesting a wooden shoe
    shoebird; Balaeniceps rex.

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pacemaker

  • noun a leading instance in its field
    pacesetter.
    • the new policy will be a pacesetter in community relations
  • noun a specialized bit of heart tissue that controls the heartbeat
    cardiac pacemaker; SA node; sinoatrial node.

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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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take_the_air

  • verb take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure
    walk.
    • The lovers held hands while walking
    • We like to walk every Sunday

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hitch

  • noun a period of time spent in military service
    tour; term of enlistment; enlistment; duty tour; tour of duty.
  • noun the state of inactivity following an interruption
    halt; stoppage; stop; arrest; stay; check.
    • the negotiations were in arrest
    • held them in check
    • during the halt he got some lunch
    • the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow
    • he spent the entire stop in his seat

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obstruction

  • noun any structure that makes progress difficult
    impedimenta; impediment; obstructor; obstructer.
  • noun the physical condition of blocking or filling a passage with an obstruction
    blockage.

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hanging

  • noun decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window
    wall hanging.
    • the cold castle walls were covered with hangings
  • noun a form of capital punishment; victim is suspended by the neck from a gallows or gibbet until dead
    • in those days the hanging of criminals was a public entertainment

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shamble

  • noun walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet
    shambling; shuffle; shuffling.
    • from his shambling I assumed he was very old
  • verb walk by dragging one's feet
    shuffle; scuffle.
    • he shuffled out of the room
    • We heard his feet shuffling down the hall

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tilting_board

  • noun a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end
    teeter; teeter-totter; teetertotter; seesaw; dandle board; teeterboard.

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marching

  • noun the act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind)
    march.
    • it was a long march
    • we heard the sound of marching
  • verb march in a procession
    process; march.
    • They processed into the dining room

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trolley

  • noun a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity
    tram; tramcar; trolley car; streetcar.

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muzzle

  • noun the open circular discharging end of a gun
    gun muzzle.
  • noun forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose

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swag

  • noun valuable goods
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    booty; prize; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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swan

  • noun stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; assert; swear; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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shirting

  • noun any of various fabrics used to make men's shirts
  • verb put a shirt on
    shirt.

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bike

  • noun a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame
    motorcycle.
  • noun a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
    wheel; bicycle; cycle.

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swap

  • noun an equal exchange
    swop; barter; trade.
    • we had no money so we had to live by barter
  • verb exchange or give (something) in exchange for
    switch; swop; trade.

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satinet

  • noun a fabric with a finish resembling satin but made partly or wholly from cotton or synthetic fiber
    satinette.

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tweed

  • noun thick woolen fabric used for clothing; originated in Scotland
  • noun (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth
    gabardine; white; flannel.

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sway

  • noun controlling influence
  • noun pitching dangerously to one side
    tilt; careen; rock.

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pilot_cloth

  • noun a thick blue cloth used to make overcoats and coats for sailors etc

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speeder

  • noun a driver who exceeds the safe speed limit
    speed demon.

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delf

  • noun an excavation; usually a quarry or mine

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blanket

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

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rise

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

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jack

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

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manipulability

  • noun the quality of being controllable by skilled movements of the hands

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grenade_thrower

  • noun an infantryman equipped with grenades
    grenadier.

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stiffness

  • noun the physical property of being inflexible and hard to bend
  • noun the property of moving with pain or difficulty
    • he awoke with a painful stiffness in his neck

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hula-hoop

  • noun plaything consisting of a tubular plastic hoop for swinging around the hips

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whisk

  • noun a mixer incorporating a coil of wires; used for whipping eggs or cream
  • noun a small short-handled broom used to brush clothes
    whisk broom.

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pique

  • noun tightly woven fabric with raised cords
  • noun a sudden outburst of anger
    temper; irritation.
    • his temper sparked like damp firewood

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mackinaw

  • noun a short plaid coat made of made of thick woolen material
    Mackinaw coat.
  • noun a thick plaid blanket formerly used in the northwestern United States
    Mackinaw blanket.

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durable_press

  • noun a fabric that has been chemically processed to resist wrinkles and hold its shape
    permanent press.

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convenience

  • noun the state of being suitable or opportune
    • chairs arranged for his own convenience
  • noun the quality of being useful and convenient
    • they offered the convenience of an installment plan

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crotch

  • noun the region of the angle formed by the junction of two branches
    fork.
    • they took the south fork
    • he climbed into the crotch of a tree
  • noun the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk
    fork.

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towing_rope

  • noun (nautical) a rope used in towing
    towing line; towrope; towline.

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auto_racing

  • noun the sport of racing automobiles
    car racing.

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shlep

  • noun (Yiddish) an awkward and stupid person
    schlep; schlepper; shlepper.
  • noun a tedious or difficult journey
    schlep.

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victory

  • noun a successful ending of a struggle or contest
    triumph.
    • a narrow victory
    • the general always gets credit for his army's victory
    • clinched a victory
    • convincing victory
    • the agreement was a triumph for common sense

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ornamental

  • noun any plant grown for its beauty or ornamental value
  • adjective satellite serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose
    decorative; cosmetic.
    • cosmetic fenders on cars
    • the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative

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bicycle

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

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direct

  • verb command with authority
    • He directed the children to do their homework
  • verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    aim; point; place; target.
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

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pulse

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

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street

  • noun a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
    • they walked the streets of the small town
    • he lives on Nassau Street
  • noun the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
    • be careful crossing the street

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dogtrot

  • noun a steady trot like that of a dog

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adjutant_stork

  • noun large Indian stork with a military gait
    Leptoptilus dubius; adjutant bird; adjutant.

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ascendant

  • noun position or state of being dominant or in control
    ascendent.
    • that idea was in the ascendant
  • noun someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
    ascendent; antecedent; ancestor; root.

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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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thunder

  • noun a deep prolonged loud noise
    roar; roaring; boom.
  • noun a booming or crashing noise caused by air expanding along the path of a bolt of lightning

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swimming_stroke

  • noun a method of moving the arms and legs to push against the water and propel the swimmer forward

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spandril

  • noun an approximately triangular surface area between two adjacent arches and the horizontal plane above them
    spandrel.

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tail

  • noun the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
  • noun the time of the last part of something
    fag end; tail end.
    • the fag end of this crisis-ridden century
    • the tail of the storm

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conduct

  • noun manner of acting or controlling yourself
    behaviour; doings; behavior.
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; behaviour; demeanor; deportment; behavior.

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new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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net

  • noun a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
    cyberspace; internet.
  • noun a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects

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recessional

  • noun the withdrawal of the clergy and choir from the chancel to the vestry at the end of a church service
    recession.
  • noun a hymn that is sung at the end of a service as the clergy and choir withdraw

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roller_skating

  • noun skating on wheels
  • verb travel on shoes with steel or rubber rollers attached to their soles
    roller skate.
    • In some fashionable restaurants, the waiters roller skate around

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salient_angle

  • noun an angle pointing outward; an interior angle of a polygon that is less than 180 degrees

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balaeniceps_rex

  • noun large stork-like bird of the valley of the White Nile with a broad bill suggesting a wooden shoe
    shoebird; shoebill.

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jolty

  • adjective causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
    jumpy; rocky; jolting; bumpy; rough.
    • a rough ride

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aquatics

  • noun sports that involve bodies of water
    water sport.
  • noun a plant that lives in or on water
    aquatic.

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pontoon

  • noun (nautical) a floating structure (as a flat-bottomed boat) that serves as a dock or to support a bridge
  • noun a float supporting a seaplane

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teetertotter

  • noun a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end
    tilting board; teeter; teeter-totter; seesaw; dandle board; teeterboard.
  • verb ride on a plank
    seesaw; teeter-totter.

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herd

  • noun a group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans
  • noun a group of wild mammals of one species that remain together: antelope or elephants or seals or whales or zebra

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jaywalker

  • noun a reckless pedestrian who crosses a street illegally

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pursuit

  • noun the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
    following; pursual; chase.
    • the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit
  • noun a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria
    quest; pursuance.
    • the pursuit of love
    • life is more than the pursuance of fame
    • a quest for wealth

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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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chino

  • noun trousers made with chino cloth
  • noun a coarse twilled cotton fabric frequently used for uniforms

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undulation

  • noun an undulating curve
    wave.
  • noun wavelike motion; a gentle rising and falling in the manner of waves

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forum

  • noun a public meeting or assembly for open discussion
  • noun a public facility to meet for open discussion
    meeting place; assembly.

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towing_path

  • noun a path along a canal or river used by animals towing boats
    towpath.

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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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processional

  • noun religious music used in a procession
    prosodion.
  • adjective intended for use in a procession
    • processional music
    • processional cross

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water-skiing

  • noun skiing on water while being towed by a motorboat

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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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stray

  • noun an animal that has strayed (especially a domestic animal)
  • verb move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    ramble; cast; swan; drift; wander; tramp; range; rove; roam; vagabond; roll.
    • The gypsies roamed the woods
    • roving vagabonds
    • the wandering Jew
    • The cattle roam across the prairie
    • the laborers drift from one town to the next
    • They rolled from town to town

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house_of_cards

  • noun a speculative scheme that depends on unstable factors that the planner cannot control
    bubble.
    • his proposal was nothing but a house of cards
    • a real estate bubble
  • noun an unstable construction with playing cards
    cardhouse; cardcastle; card-house.
    • he built three levels of his cardcastle before it collapsed

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lavatory

  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    toilet; bathroom; privy; can; lav; john.
  • noun a bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you can wash your hands and face
    washbasin; basin; washstand; washbowl.
    • he ran some water in the basin and splashed it on his face

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cardhouse

  • noun an unstable construction with playing cards
    cardcastle; house of cards; card-house.
    • he built three levels of his cardcastle before it collapsed

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porterage

  • noun the charge for carrying burdens by porters
  • noun the transportation of burdens by porters

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zimmer_frame

  • noun a light enclosing framework (trade name Zimmer) with rubber castors or wheels and handles; helps invalids or the handicapped or the aged to walk
    walker; Zimmer.

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plow

  • noun a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing
    plough.
  • verb to break and turn over earth especially with a plow
    turn; plough.
    • Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week
    • turn the earth in the Spring

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plop

  • noun the noise of a rounded object dropping into a liquid without a splash
  • verb drop something with a plopping sound

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photographic_plate

  • noun a flat sheet of metal or glass on which a photographic image can be recorded
    plate.

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arms

  • noun weapons considered collectively
    weapons system; weaponry; implements of war; munition.
  • noun the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
    coat of arms; blazon; blazonry.

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plod

  • noun the act of walking with a slow heavy gait
    plodding.
    • I could recognize his plod anywhere
  • verb walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
    footslog; tramp; trudge; slog; pad.
    • Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone

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soft_goods

  • noun textiles or clothing and related merchandise
    drygoods.

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strike

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

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rock_climbing

  • noun the sport or pastime of scaling rock masses on mountain sides (especially with the help of ropes and special equipment)

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maori_hen

  • noun flightless New Zealand rail of thievish disposition having short wings each with a spur used in fighting
    wood hen; weka.

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type

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

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hallux

  • noun the first largest innermost toe
    big toe; great toe.

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lunge

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

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glass

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

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web

  • noun an intricate network suggesting something that was formed by weaving or interweaving
    • the trees cast a delicate web of shadows over the lawn
  • noun an intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim
    entanglement.

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hurl

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

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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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hold

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

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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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intake

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

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room

  • noun an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
    • the rooms were very small but they had a nice view
  • noun space for movement
    elbow room; way.
    • room to pass
    • make way for
    • hardly enough elbow room to turn around

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insulating_material

  • noun a material that reduces or prevents the transmission of heat or sound or electricity
    insulation; insulant.

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past

  • noun the time that has elapsed
    past times; yesteryear.
    • forget the past
  • noun a earlier period in someone's life (especially one that they have reason to keep secret)
    • reporters dug into the candidate's past

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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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back_pack

  • noun a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
    packsack; haversack; backpack; rucksack; knapsack.

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superstructure

  • noun structure consisting of the part of a ship above the main deck

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bore-hole

  • noun a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes
    bore; drill hole.

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standby

  • noun something that can be relied on when needed
  • noun an actor able to replace a regular performer when required
    understudy.

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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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grenade

  • noun a small explosive bomb thrown by hand or fired from a missile

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soar

  • noun the act of rising upward into the air
    zoom.
  • verb rise rapidly
    soar up; surge; zoom; soar upwards.
    • the dollar soared against the yen

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wall_hanging

  • noun decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window
    hanging.
    • the cold castle walls were covered with hangings

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quiver

  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; thrill; shudder; shiver; tingle; chill.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him
  • noun a shaky motion
    quivering; vibration; palpitation; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

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gameness

  • noun disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet
    claudication; lameness; limping; gimpiness; gimp.

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rassling

  • noun the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down
    wrestling; grappling.

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knickknack

  • noun a small inexpensive mass-produced article
    novelty.
  • noun miscellaneous curios
    bric-a-brac; knickknackery; nicknack; whatnot.

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pogo

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turn

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

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travel

  • noun the act of going from one place to another
    travelling; traveling.
    • he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel
  • noun a movement through space that changes the location of something
    change of location.

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mousseline_de_sole

  • noun a gauze-like fabric of silk or rayon

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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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march_out

  • verb march out (as from a defile) into open ground
    debouch.
    • The regiments debouched from the valley

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reeler

  • noun someone who walks unsteadily as if about to fall
    staggerer; totterer.
  • noun a dancer of reels

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hop

  • noun the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)
  • noun twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer
    hops.

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chase

  • noun the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
    following; pursual; pursuit.
    • the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit
  • noun United States politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1808-1873)
    Salmon Portland Chase; Salmon P. Chase.

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swiftness

  • noun a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens
    speed; fastness.
    • the project advanced with gratifying speed

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terrycloth

  • noun a pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make bath towels and bath robes
    terry cloth; terry.

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axial_rotation

  • noun rotary motion of an object around its own axis
    axial motion; roll.
    • wheels in axial rotation

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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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extinction_angle

  • noun the angle from its axis that a crystal must be rotated before appearing maximally dark when viewed in polarized light
    angle of extinction.

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movable

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

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jumping

  • noun the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump
  • noun the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground
    jump.
    • he advanced in a series of jumps
    • the jumping was unexpected

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equaliser

  • noun electronic equipment that reduces frequency distortion
    equalizer.
  • noun a weight that balances another weight
    counterpoise; equalizer; counterweight; counterbalance; balance.

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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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passageway

  • noun a passage between rooms or between buildings
  • noun a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass
    passage.
    • the nasal passages

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stamping_ground

  • noun a frequently visited place
    resort; hangout; haunt; repair.

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lap

  • noun the upper side of the thighs of a seated person
    • he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap
  • noun an area of control or responsibility
    • the job fell right in my lap

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cosmonaut

  • noun a person trained to travel in a spacecraft
    astronaut; spaceman.
    • the Russians called their astronauts cosmonauts

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spout

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

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plasterwork

  • noun a surface of hardened plaster (as on a wall or ceiling)
    plaster.
    • there were cracks in the plaster

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green

  • noun green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
    viridity; greenness.
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    park; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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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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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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watered-silk

  • noun silk fabric with a wavy surface pattern
    moire.

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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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wind

  • noun air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    air current; current of air.
    • trees bent under the fierce winds
    • when there is no wind, row
    • the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere
  • noun a tendency or force that influences events
    • the winds of change

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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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deck

  • noun any of various platforms built into a vessel
  • noun street name for a packet of illegal drugs

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tetherball

  • noun a game with two players who use rackets to strike a ball that is tethered to the top of a pole; the object is to wrap the string around the pole

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over

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

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piece_of_cloth

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

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ungainliness

  • noun the carriage of someone whose movements and posture are extremely ungainly and inelegant
    gawkiness.

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playhouse

  • noun plaything consisting of a small model of a house that children can play inside of
    wendy house.

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chunga_burmeisteri

  • noun Argentinian Cariama
    seriema; chunga.

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reflection

  • noun a calm, lengthy, intent consideration
    contemplation; reflexion; rumination; musing; thoughtfulness.
  • noun the phenomenon of a propagating wave (light or sound) being thrown back from a surface
    reflexion.

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lifeline

  • noun a crease on the palm; its length is said by palmists to indicate how long you will live
    line of life; life line.
  • noun support that enables people to survive or to continue doing something (often by providing an essential connection)
    • the airlift provided a lifeline for Berlin
    • she offered me a lifeline in my time of grief

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backpack

  • noun a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
    packsack; back pack; haversack; rucksack; knapsack.
  • verb hike with a backpack
    pack.
    • Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies

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recreational

  • adjective of or relating to recreation
    • a recreational area with a pool and ball fields
  • adjective satellite engaged in as a pastime
    unpaid; amateur.
    • an amateur painter
    • gained valuable experience in amateur theatricals
    • recreational golfers
    • reading matter that is both recreational and mentally stimulating
    • unpaid extras in the documentary

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tramp

  • noun a disreputable vagrant
    hobo; bum.
    • a homeless tramp
    • he tried to help the really down-and-out bums
  • noun a person who engages freely in promiscuous sex
    swinger.

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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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dimity

  • noun a strong cotton fabric with a raised pattern; used for bedcovers and curtains

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fig

  • noun a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
    figure.
    • the area covered can be seen from Figure 2
  • noun Mediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruit
    common fig tree; common fig; Ficus carica.

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sewer_system

  • noun facility consisting of a system of sewers for carrying off liquid and solid sewage
    sewage system; sewage works.

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precipitate

  • noun a precipitated solid substance in suspension or after settling or filtering
  • verb bring about abruptly
    • The crisis precipitated by Russia's revolution

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fin

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintet; quintuplet; quint; Little Phoebe; cinque; fivesome; 5; Phoebe; V; five; pentad.
  • noun one of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile
    tail fin; tailfin.

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sewage_system

  • noun facility consisting of a system of sewers for carrying off liquid and solid sewage
    sewer system; sewage works.

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worldly_possession

  • noun a commodity or good associated with the earthly, rather than the spiritual, existence of human beings
    worldly good.

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team_sport

  • noun a sport that involves competition between teams of players
    • baseball is a team sport by golf is not

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jerking

  • noun an abrupt spasmodic movement
    jolt; jerk; saccade.
  • verb pull, or move with a sudden movement
    jerk; yank.
    • He turned the handle and jerked the door open

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plaster

  • noun a mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings
  • noun any of several gypsum cements; a white powder (a form of calcium sulphate) that forms a paste when mixed with water and hardens into a solid; used in making molds and sculptures and casts for broken limbs
    plaster of Paris.

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school

  • noun an educational institution
    • the school was founded in 1900
  • noun a building where young people receive education
    schoolhouse.
    • the school was built in 1932
    • he walked to school every morning

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band

  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    circle; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot
  • noun instrumentalists not including string players

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bang

  • noun a vigorous blow
    knock; belt; bash; smash.
    • the sudden knock floored him
    • he took a bash right in his face
    • he got a bang on the head
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; blast; eruption; clap.

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hula

  • noun a Polynesian rain dance performed by a woman
    hula-hula; Hawaiian dancing.

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flotation

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

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otis_tarda

  • noun largest European land bird
    great bustard.

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silver

  • noun a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography
    atomic number 47; Ag.
  • noun coins made of silver

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bank

  • noun sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
    • they pulled the canoe up on the bank
    • he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents
  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; depository financial institution; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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leaner

  • noun (horseshoes) the throw of a horseshoe so as to lean against (but not encircle) the stake
  • adjective lacking excess flesh
    lean; thin.
    • you can't be too rich or too thin
    • Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare

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meat

  • noun the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
  • noun the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone
    kernel.
    • black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell

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walkabout

  • noun a walking trip or tour
  • noun a public stroll by a celebrity to meet people informally

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automobile

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

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rachet

  • noun mechanical device consisting of a toothed wheel or rack engaged with a pawl that permits it to move in only one direction
    ratchet; ratch.

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motoring

  • noun the act of driving an automobile
  • verb travel or be transported in a vehicle
    drive; motor.
    • We drove to the university every morning
    • They motored to London for the theater

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cashmere

  • noun a soft fabric made from the wool of the Cashmere goat
  • noun the wool of the Kashmir goat

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natation

  • noun the act of someone who floats on the water
    floating.

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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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instrumentality

  • noun a subsidiary organ of government created for a special purpose
    • are the judicial instrumentalities of local governments adequate?
    • he studied the French instrumentalities for law enforcement
  • noun the quality of being instrumental for some purpose

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gargoyle

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

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wheel

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

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shuttle

  • noun badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers
    shuttlecock; bird; birdie.
  • noun public transport that consists of a bus or train or airplane that plies back and forth between two points

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transient

  • noun one who stays for only a short time
    • transient laborers
  • noun (physics) a short-lived oscillation in a system caused by a sudden change of voltage or current or load

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mystification

  • noun confusion resulting from failure to understand
    puzzlement; bemusement; bewilderment; befuddlement; bafflement; obfuscation.
  • noun something designed to mystify or bewilder

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displacement

  • noun act of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics
    supplanting.
  • noun an event in which something is displaced without rotation
    shift.

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sled

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

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stealing

  • noun the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
    thieving; larceny; thievery; theft.
    • the thieving is awful at Kennedy International
  • noun avoiding detection by moving carefully
    stealth.

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flock

  • noun a church congregation guided by a pastor
  • noun a group of birds

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collector

  • noun a person who collects things
    aggregator.
  • noun a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)
    gatherer; accumulator.

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slew

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; sheer; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right

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twill

  • noun a weave used to produce the effect of parallel diagonal ribs
    twill weave.
  • noun a cloth with parallel diagonal lines or ribs

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pounce

  • noun the act of pouncing
  • verb move down on as if in an attack
    swoop.
    • The raptor swooped down on its prey
    • The teacher swooped down upon the new students

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velvet

  • noun a silky densely piled fabric with a plain back
  • adjective satellite smooth and soft to sight or hearing or touch or taste
    velvety; velvet-textured.

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network

  • noun an interconnected system of things or people
    web.
    • he owned a network of shops
    • retirement meant dropping out of a whole network of people who had been part of my life
    • tangled in a web of cloth
  • noun (broadcasting) a communication system consisting of a group of broadcasting stations that all transmit the same programs
    • the networks compete to broadcast important sports events

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keep_one's_shoulder_to_the_wheel

  • verb work doggedly or persistently
    peg away; slog; plug away; keep one's nose to the grindstone.
    • She keeps plugging away at her dissertation

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strayer

  • noun someone who strays or falls behind
    straggler.
  • adjective satellite not close together in time
    isolated; stray.
    • isolated instances of rebellion
    • a few stray crumbs

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whoosh

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

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square_block

  • noun a block in the (approximate) shape of a cube
    cube.

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flying_bridge

  • noun the highest navigational bridge on a ship; a small (often open) deck above the pilot house
    fly bridge; monkey bridge; flybridge.

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worldly_good

  • noun a commodity or good associated with the earthly, rather than the spiritual, existence of human beings
    worldly possession.

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car_racing

  • noun the sport of racing automobiles
    auto racing.

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sliding

  • adjective satellite being a smooth continuous motion
  • verb move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
    slew; slide; skid; slip; slue.
    • the wheels skidded against the sidewalk

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stamp

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

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turning

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

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access_road

  • noun a short road giving access to an expressway
    slip road.
    • in Britain they call an access road a slip road

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waddle

  • noun walking with short steps and the weight tilting from one foot to the other
    • ducks walk with a waddle
  • verb walk unsteadily
    totter; paddle; coggle; dodder; toddle.
    • small children toddle

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free

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

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ascending

  • noun the act of changing location in an upward direction
    ascension; rise; ascent.
  • verb travel up, "We ascended the mountain"
    ascend; go up.
    • go up a ladder
    • The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope

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dodder

  • noun a leafless annual parasitic vine of the genus Cuscuta having whitish or yellow filamentous stems; obtain nourishment through haustoria
  • verb walk unsteadily
    totter; waddle; paddle; coggle; toddle.
    • small children toddle

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stencil

  • noun a sheet of material (metal, plastic, cardboard, waxed paper, silk, etc.) that has been perforated with a pattern (printing or a design); ink or paint can pass through the perforations to create the printed pattern on the surface below
  • verb mark or print with a stencil

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button_quail

  • noun small quail-like terrestrial bird of southern Eurasia and northern Africa that lacks a hind toe; classified with wading birds but inhabits grassy plains
    button-quail; bustard quail; hemipode.

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cafeteria_facility

  • noun (usually plural) facilities for providing food for employees or visitors

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infix

  • noun an affix that is inserted inside the word
  • verb put or introduce into something
    insert; introduce; enter.
    • insert a picture into the text

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knit

  • noun a fabric made by knitting
  • noun a basic knitting stitch
    plain; plain stitch; knit stitch.

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roseate_spoonbill

  • noun tropical rose-colored New World spoonbill
    Ajaia ajaja.

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ambler

  • noun someone who walks at a leisurely pace
    saunterer; stroller.

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needlework

  • noun a creation created or assembled by needle and thread
    needlecraft.
  • noun work (such as sewing or embroidery) that is done with a needle
    needlecraft.

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waddler

  • noun someone who walks with a waddling gait
    • fat waddlers who walk like pigeons

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plain_turkey

  • noun popular Australian game bird
    Choriotis australis.

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sprig

  • noun a small branch or division of a branch (especially a terminal division); usually applied to branches of the current or preceding year
    twig; branchlet.
  • noun an ornament that resembles a spray of leaves or flowers

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button-quail

  • noun small quail-like terrestrial bird of southern Eurasia and northern Africa that lacks a hind toe; classified with wading birds but inhabits grassy plains
    button quail; bustard quail; hemipode.

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reflex_angle

  • noun an angle greater than 180 degrees (but less than 360)

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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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hoop

  • noun a light curved skeleton to spread out a skirt
  • noun a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling
    ring.
    • there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse

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splay

  • noun an outward bevel around a door or window that makes it seem larger
  • verb spread open or apart
    • He splayed his huge hands over the table

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spinning

  • noun creating thread
  • verb revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis
    reel; whirl; spin; gyrate; spin around.
    • The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy

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wrapper

  • noun a loose dressing gown for women
    housecoat; neglige; negligee; peignoir.
  • noun the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrapped
    wrap; wrapping.

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brocade

  • noun thick heavy expensive material with a raised pattern
  • verb weave a design into (textiles)

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insulation

  • noun the state of being isolated or detached
    insularism; detachment; insularity.
    • the insulation of England was preserved by the English Channel
  • noun a material that reduces or prevents the transmission of heat or sound or electricity
    insulant; insulating material.

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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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thick

  • noun the location of something surrounded by other things
    midst.
    • in the midst of the crowd
  • adjective not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions
    • an inch thick
    • a thick board
    • a thick sandwich
    • spread a thick layer of butter
    • thick coating of dust
    • thick warm blankets

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ditch

  • noun a long narrow excavation in the earth
  • noun any small natural waterway

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hoof

  • noun the foot of an ungulate mammal
  • noun the horny covering of the end of the foot in ungulate mammals

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equipoise

  • noun equality of distribution
    balance; counterbalance; equilibrium.

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hood

  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; tough; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie.
  • noun a protective covering that is part of a plant
    cap.

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dance_step

  • noun a sequence of foot movements that make up a particular dance
    step.
    • he taught them the waltz step

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toy

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

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public_mover

  • noun a company that moves the possessions of a family or business from one site to another
    moving company; mover; removal company; removal firm.

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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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instantaneousness

  • noun the quickness of action or occurrence
    immediacy; immediateness; instancy.
    • the immediacy of their response
    • the instancy of modern communication

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ratch

  • noun mechanical device consisting of a toothed wheel or rack engaged with a pawl that permits it to move in only one direction
    rachet; ratchet.

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polyhedral_angle

  • noun the space enclosed by three or more planes that intersect in a vertex

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master

  • noun an artist of consummate skill
    maestro.
    • a master of the violin
    • one of the old masters
  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    lord; overlord.

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fumble

  • noun (sports) dropping the ball
    muff.
  • verb feel about uncertainly or blindly
    grope.
    • She groped for her glasses in the darkness of the bedroom

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paving

  • noun material used to pave an area
    pavement; paving material.
  • noun the paved surface of a thoroughfare
    pavement.

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john

  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    toilet; bathroom; privy; lavatory; can; lav.
  • noun youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)
    King John; John Lackland.

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drill_hole

  • noun a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes
    bore-hole; bore.

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totter

  • verb move without being stable, as if threatening to fall
    • The drunk man tottered over to our table
  • verb walk unsteadily
    waddle; paddle; coggle; dodder; toddle.
    • small children toddle

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paddle_box

  • noun a wooden covering for the upper part of a paddlewheel
    paddle-box.

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hangout

  • noun a frequently visited place
    stamping ground; resort; haunt; repair.

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ropewalk

  • noun workplace consisting of a long narrow path or shed where rope is made
    rope yard.

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bouncing

  • noun rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)
    bounce.
  • verb spring back; spring away from an impact
    spring; rebound; bound; bounce; take a hop; reverberate; recoil; resile; ricochet.
    • The rubber ball bounced
    • These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide

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gym

  • noun athletic facility equipped for sports or physical training
    gymnasium.

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lunger

  • noun someone who moves forward suddenly (as in fencing)
  • noun a person with pulmonary tuberculosis
    tubercular; consumptive.

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sports_stadium

  • noun a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments
    arena; bowl; stadium.

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pace_lap

  • noun the first lap of a car race that prepares the cars for a fast start

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digs

  • noun an excavation for ore or precious stones or for archaeology
    diggings.
  • noun temporary living quarters
    diggings; domiciliation; lodgings; pad.

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manner_of_walking

  • noun manner of walking
    walk.
    • he had a funny walk

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callathump

  • noun a noisy boisterous parade
    callithump; callithump parade.
  • noun a noisy mock serenade (made by banging pans and kettles) to a newly married couple
    callithump; chivaree; belling; charivari; shivaree.

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crawl

  • noun a very slow movement
    • the traffic advanced at a crawl
  • noun a swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick
    Australian crawl; front crawl.

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matting

  • noun a covering of coarse fabric (usually of straw or hemp)
  • noun mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture
    mat.

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boarding

  • noun the act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft
    embarkation; embarkment.
  • noun a structure of boards

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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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upholstery

  • noun covering (padding and springs and webbing and fabric) on a piece of furniture
  • noun the craft of upholstering

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godwit

  • noun large wading bird that resembles a curlew; has a long slightly upturned bill

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romp

  • noun an easy victory
    laugher; blowout; runaway; walkaway; shoo-in.
  • noun a girl who behaves in a boyish manner
    tomboy; hoyden.

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avocet

  • noun long-legged web-footed black-and-white shorebird with slender upward-curving bill

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hike

  • noun a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure
    hiking; tramp.
    • she enjoys a hike in her spare time
  • noun an increase in cost
    rise; boost; cost increase.
    • they asked for a 10% rise in rates

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invention

  • noun the creation of something in the mind
    design; conception; excogitation; innovation.
  • noun a creation (a new device or process) resulting from study and experimentation
    innovation.

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huarache

  • noun a sandal with flat heels and an upper of woven leather straps
    huaraches.

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iron

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

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stomper

  • noun someone who walks with a heavy noisy gait or who stamps on the ground
    stamper; tramper; trampler.

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bridge

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

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camlet

  • noun a garment made of camlet fabric
  • noun a fabric of Asian origin; originally made of silk and camel's hair

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rattle

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