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watercourse (Also watercourses) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to watercourse

tidewater_stream

  • noun a stream in which the effects of the tide extend far upstream
    tidal river; tidewater river; tidal stream.

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lacrimal

  • adjective of or relating to tears
    lachrymal.
  • adjective relating to or located near the organ that produces tears
    lachrymal.

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canal_of_schlemm

  • noun a circular canal in the eye that drains aqueous humor from the anterior chamber of the eye into the anterior ciliary veins
    Schlemm's canal; sinus venosus sclerae.

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canalis_inguinalis

  • noun oblique passage through the lower abdominal wall; in males it is the passage through which the testes descend into the scrotum and it contains the spermatic cord; in females it transmits the round ligament of the uterus
    inguinal canal.

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overproduction

  • noun too much production or more than expected
    overrun.

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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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back_channel

  • noun an alternative to the regular channels of communication that is used when agreements must be made secretly (especially in diplomacy or government)
    • they negotiated via a back channel

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aegir

  • noun a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
    eager; bore; eagre; tidal bore.

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right_of_way

  • noun the privilege of someone to pass over land belonging to someone else
  • noun the right of one vehicle or vessel to take precedence over another

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ventilate

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

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criminal_law

  • noun the body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment

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cumberland_river

  • noun a river that rises in southeastern Kentucky and flows westward through northern Tennessee to become a tributary of the Ohio River in southwestern Kentucky
    Cumberland.

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gulf_of_st._lawrence

  • noun an arm of the northwest Atlantic Ocean off the southeastern coast of Canada
    Gulf of Saint Lawrence.

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merrimack_river

  • noun a river that rises in south central New Hampshire and flows through Concord and Manchester into Massachusetts and empties into the Atlantic Ocean
    Merrimack.

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sway

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

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well_over

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

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araguaya_river

  • noun a river in central Brazil that flows generally northward (with many falls) to join the Tocantins River
    Araguaia; Araguaia River; Araguaya.

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swivel

  • noun a coupling (as in a chain) that has one end that turns on a headed pin
  • verb turn on a pivot
    pivot.

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coral_sea

  • noun an arm of the South Pacific to the northeast of Australia
  • noun a Japanese defeat in World War II (May 1942); the first naval battle fought entirely by planes based on aircraft carriers
    battle of the Coral Sea.

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slipstream

  • noun the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
    wash; race; backwash; airstream.

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schlemm's_canal

  • noun a circular canal in the eye that drains aqueous humor from the anterior chamber of the eye into the anterior ciliary veins
    sinus venosus sclerae; canal of Schlemm.

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vertebralis

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ductus_deferens

  • noun a duct that carries spermatozoa from the epididymis to the ejaculatory duct
    vas deferens.

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flowage

  • noun gradual internal motion or deformation of a solid body (as by heat)
    • rock fracture and rock flowage are different types of geological deformation
  • noun a body of water that has been created by deliberately flooding an area
    • many campsites were located near the flowage

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mohawk_river

  • noun a river of central New York that flows southeastward to the Hudson River

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neckar_river

  • noun a river in Germany; rises in the Black Forest and flows north into the Rhine
    Neckar.

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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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allegheny

  • noun a river that rises in Pennsylvania and flows north into New York and then back south through Pennsylvania again to join the Monongahela River at Pittsburgh which is the beginning of the Ohio River
    Allegheny River.

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heading

  • noun a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about
    header; head.
    • the heading seemed to have little to do with the text
  • noun the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
    aim; bearing.

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weddell_sea

  • noun an arm of the south Atlantic in Antarctica to the east of the Antarctic Peninsula

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distributary

  • noun a branch of a river that flows away from the main stream and does not rejoin it

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congo_river

  • noun a major African river (one of the world's longest); flows through Congo into the South Atlantic
    Zaire River; Congo.

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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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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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chattahoochee_river

  • noun a river rising in northern Georgia and flowing southwest and south to join the Flint River at the Florida border where they form the Apalachicola River
    Chattahoochee.

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infiltration

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

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channelize

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

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seyhan

  • noun a Turkish river flowing south southwest into the Mediterranean
    Seyhan River.
  • noun a city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River
    Adana.

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amazon

  • noun a large strong and aggressive woman
    virago.
  • noun (Greek mythology) one of a nation of women warriors of Scythia (who burned off the right breast in order to use a bow and arrow more effectively)

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fjord

  • noun a long narrow inlet of the sea between steep cliffs; common in Norway
    fiord.

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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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purus_river

  • noun a Brazilian river; tributary of the Amazon River
    Purus.

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milk_river

  • noun a river that rises in the Rockies in northwestern Montana and flows eastward to become a tributary of the Missouri River
    Milk.

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shedder

  • noun an attacker who sheds or spills blood
    spiller.
    • a great hunter and spiller of blood

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niche

  • noun a position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it
    • he found his niche in the academic world
  • noun a small concavity
    recession; corner; recess.

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bay_of_naples

  • noun an arm of the Tyrrhenian Sea at Naples

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meuse_river

  • noun a European river; flows into the North Sea
    Meuse.
  • noun an American operation in World War I (1918); American troops under Pershing drove back the German armies which were saved only by the armistice on November 11
    Argonne Forest; Argonne; Meuse-Argonne operation; Meuse-Argonne; Meuse.

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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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cart

  • noun a heavy open wagon usually having two wheels and drawn by an animal
  • noun wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels
    handcart; go-cart; pushcart.
    • he used a handcart to carry the rocks away
    • their pushcart was piled high with groceries

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ohio

  • noun a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
    OH; Buckeye State.
  • noun a river that is formed in western Pennsylvania and flows westward to become a tributary of the Mississippi River
    Ohio River.

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ligurian_sea

  • noun an arm of the Mediterranean between northwest Italy and Corsica

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towing_path

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

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saone

  • noun a river in eastern France; rises in Lorraine and flows south to become the chief tributary of the Rhone
    Saone River.

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sinus_rectus

  • noun an unpaired sinus of the dura mater
    tentorial sinus; straight sinus.

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river_severn

  • noun a river in England and Wales flowing into the Bristol Channel; the longest river in Great Britain
    Severn; Severn River.

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andaman_sea

  • noun part of the Bay of Bengal to the west of the Malay Peninsula

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baseball_play

  • noun (baseball) a play executed by a baseball team

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tour_guide

  • noun a guide who leads others on a tour

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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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lactiferous

Bearing or containing milk or a milky fluid; as, the lactiferous vessels, cells, or tissue of various vascular plants.

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manoeuver

  • verb act in order to achieve a certain goal
    maneuver; manoeuvre.
    • He maneuvered to get the chairmanship
    • She maneuvered herself into the directorship
  • verb direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
    maneuver; head; point; direct; guide; channelise; manoeuvre; channelize; steer.

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chukchi_sea

  • noun part of the Arctic Ocean just to the north of the Bering Strait

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humber

  • noun an estuary in central northeastern England formed by the Ouse River and the Trent River

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okeechobee

  • noun a lake in southeast Florida to the north of the Everglades
    Lake Okeechobee.

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merchant_marine

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

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waste_material

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

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bayou

  • noun a swampy arm or slow-moving outlet of a lake (term used mainly in Mississippi and Louisiana)

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bighorn

  • noun a river that flows from central Wyoming to the Yellowstone River in southern Montana
    Bighorn River.
  • noun wild sheep of mountainous regions of western North America having massive curled horns
    Ovis canadensis; cimarron; Rocky Mountain bighorn; Rocky Mountain sheep; bighorn sheep.

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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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zaire_river

  • noun a major African river (one of the world's longest); flows through Congo into the South Atlantic
    Congo River; Congo.

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strait_of_messina

  • noun the strait separating Sicily from the tip of Italy

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transversus

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canalise

  • verb provide (a city) with a canal
    canal; canalize.
  • verb direct the flow of
    canalize; channel.
    • channel information towards a broad audience

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ureter

  • noun either of a pair of thick-walled tubes that carry urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder

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straight_sinus

  • noun an unpaired sinus of the dura mater
    tentorial sinus; sinus rectus.

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tying

  • noun the act of tying or binding things together
    ligature.
  • verb fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
    tie; bind.
    • They tied their victim to the chair

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runniness

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

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hole

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

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overrun

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

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eagre

  • noun a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
    eager; bore; aegir; tidal bore.

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vas_deferens

  • noun a duct that carries spermatozoa from the epididymis to the ejaculatory duct
    ductus deferens.

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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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north_platte

  • noun a river that rises in northern Colorado and flows northward into Wyoming and then eastward and southeastward through Nebraska where it joins the South Platte to form the Platte River
    North Platte River.
  • noun a town in west central Nebraska on the Platte River

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cataract

  • noun an eye disease that involves the clouding or opacification of the natural lens of the eye
  • noun a large waterfall; violent rush of water over a precipice

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freshet

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

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wand

  • noun a rod used by a magician or water diviner
  • noun a thin supple twig or rod
    • stems bearing slender wands of flowers

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nozzle

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

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transferral

  • noun the act of moving something from one location to another
    transfer; conveyance; transportation; transport.

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drippage

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

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demerara

  • noun a light brown raw cane sugar from Guyana
  • noun a river in northern Guyana that flows northward into the Atlantic

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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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inland_sea

  • noun an arm of the Pacific Ocean in southern Japan; surrounded by the islands of Honshu and Shikoku and Kyushu and linked to the Sea of Japan by a narrow channel; the chief port is Hiroshima

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trap_play

  • noun (American football) a play in which a defensive player is allowed to cross the line of scrimmage and then blocked off as the runner goes through the place the lineman vacated
    mousetrap.

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gulf_of_siam

  • noun an arm of the South China Sea between Indochina and the Malay Peninsula
    Gulf of Thailand.

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amur_river

  • noun an Asian river between China and Russia; flows into the Sea of Okhotsk
    Heilong; Amur; Heilong Jiang.

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jordan

  • noun a river in Palestine that empties into the Dead Sea; John the Baptist baptized Jesus in the Jordan
    Jordan River.
  • noun an Arab kingdom in southwestern Asia on the Red Sea
    Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

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toxic

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison
    • suffering from exposure to toxic substances

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backstairs

  • noun a second staircase at the rear of a building
  • adjective satellite secret and sly or sordid
    backstair; furtive.
    • backstairs gossip
    • his low backstairs cunning"- A.L.Guerard
    • backstairs intimacies
    • furtive behavior

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adit

  • noun a nearly horizontal passage from the surface into a mine

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english_channel

  • noun an arm of the Atlantic Ocean that forms a channel between France and Britain

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coronarius

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ladder

  • noun steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down
  • noun ascending stages by which somebody or something can progress
    • he climbed the career ladder

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grand_canal

  • noun the major waterway in Venice, Italy
  • noun an inland waterway 1000 miles long in eastern China; extends from Tianjin in the north to Hangzhou in the south

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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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mesh

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

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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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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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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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cardiac_output

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

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prudhoe_bay

  • noun a bay on the northern coast of Alaska where oil was discovered in 1968

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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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niobrara

  • noun a tributary of the Missouri River
    Niobrara River.

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tidal_current

  • noun the water current caused by the tides
    tidal flow.

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gulf_of_aden

  • noun arm of the Indian Ocean at the entrance to the Red Sea

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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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gastrointestinal

  • adjective of or relating to the stomach and intestines
    GI.
    • a gastrointestinal disorder

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vertebral_canal

  • noun the canal in successive vertebrae through which the spinal cord passes
    canalis vertebralis; spinal canal.

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norwegian_sea

  • noun the part of the Atlantic that lies off the Norwegian coast to the north of the North Sea

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mobile

  • noun a river in southwestern Alabama; flows into Mobile Bay
    Mobile River.
  • noun a port in southwestern Alabama on Mobile Bay

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runny

  • adjective satellite characteristic of a fluid; capable of flowing and easily changing shape
    fluid.

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green_river

  • noun a river that rises in western Wyoming and flows southward through Utah to become a tributary of the Colorado River
    Green.

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argun_river

  • noun a river in eastern Asia that arises in China and flows northeast along the border between China and Russia to become a tributary of the Amur River
    Argun; Ergun He.

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bronchial

  • adjective relating to or associated with the bronchi
    • bronchial tubes
    • bronchial pneumonia

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cartilaginous

  • adjective of or relating to cartilage
  • adjective satellite difficult to chew
    gristly; rubbery.

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penobscot

  • noun a member of the Algonquian people belonging to the Abnaki confederacy and living in the Penobscot valley in northern Maine
  • noun a river in central Maine flowing into Penobscot Bay
    Penobscot River.

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lake_baikal

  • noun the largest freshwater lake in Asia or Europe and the deepest lake in the world
    Lake Baykal; Baykal; Baikal.

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filling

  • noun any material that fills a space or container
    fill.
    • there was not enough fill for the trench
  • noun flow into something (as a container)

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waste_pipe

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

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cook_strait

  • noun a narrow strait separating the North Island and South Island in New Zealand

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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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superior

  • noun one of greater rank or station or quality
    superordinate; higher-up.
  • noun the head of a religious community

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rhine

  • noun United States parapsychologist (1895-1980)
    J. B. Rhine; Joseph Banks Rhine.
  • noun a major European river carrying more traffic than any other river in the world; flows into the North Sea
    Rhine River; Rhein.

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rappahannock_river

  • noun a river that flows across eastern Virginia into the Tidewater region
    Rappahannock.

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gulf_of_martaban

  • noun an arm of the Andaman Sea off southern Myanmar

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forth_river

  • noun a river in southern Scotland that flows eastward to the Firth of Forth
    Forth.

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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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pecos_river

  • noun a tributary of the Rio Grande that flows southeastward from New Mexico through western Texas
    Pecos.

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golden_gate

  • noun a strait in western California that connects the San Francisco Bay with the Pacific Ocean; discovered in 1579 by Sir Francis Drake

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danube_river

  • noun the 2nd longest European river (after the Volga); flows from southwestern Germany to the Black Sea
    Danube; Danau.
    • Vienna, Budapest, and Belgrade are on the banks of the Danube

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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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dock_worker

  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock-walloper; lumper; dockhand; loader; stevedore; dockworker; docker; longshoreman.

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rhone

  • noun a major French river; flows into the Mediterranean near Marseilles
    Rhone River.
    • the valley of the Rhone is famous for its vineyards

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forth

  • adverb from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)
    away; off.
    • ran away from the lion
    • wanted to get away from there
    • sent the children away to boarding school
    • the teacher waved the children away from the dead animal
    • went off to school
    • they drove off
    • go forth and preach
  • noun a river in southern Scotland that flows eastward to the Firth of Forth
    Forth River.

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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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alimentary_canal

  • noun tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination
    digestive tract; alimentary tract; gastrointestinal tract; digestive tube; GI tract.

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aegospotamos

  • noun a creek emptying into the Hellespont in present-day Turkey; at its mouth in 405 BC the Spartan fleet under Lysander defeated the Athenians and ended the Peloponnesian War
    Aegospotami.
  • noun a river in ancient Thrace (now Turkey); in the mouth of this river the Spartan fleet under Lysander destroyed the Athenian fleet in the final battle of the Peloponnesian War (404 BC)
    Aegospotami.

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aisle

  • noun a long narrow passage (as in a cave or woods)
  • noun passageway between seating areas as in an auditorium or passenger vehicle or between areas of shelves of goods as in stores
    gangway.

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iguazu_falls

  • noun a large waterfall on the border between Argentina and Brazil
    Iguassu Falls; Victoria Falls; Iguassu; Iguazu.

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chad

  • noun a small piece of paper that is supposed to be removed when a hole is punched in a card or paper tape
  • noun a lake in north central Africa; fed by the Shari river
    Lake Chad.

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filter

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

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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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araxes

  • noun a river that rises in northeastern Turkey (near the source of the Euphrates) and flows generally eastward through Armenia to the Caspian Sea; ancient name was Araxes
    Aras.

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niger

  • noun an African river; flows into the South Atlantic
    Niger River.
  • noun a landlocked republic in West Africa; gained independence from France in 1960; most of the country is dominated by the Sahara Desert
    Republic of Niger.

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kivu

  • noun a lake in the mountains of central Africa between Congo and Rwanda
    Lake Kivu.

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lake_balaton

  • noun a large shallow lake in western Hungary
    Balaton; Plattensee.

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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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render

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

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puck

  • noun a vulcanized rubber disk 3 inches in diameter that is used instead of a ball in ice hockey
    hockey puck.
  • noun a mischievous sprite of English folklore
    Robin Goodfellow.

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wash

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

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ditch

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

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centrifuge

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

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waste_matter

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

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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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tow

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

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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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overspill

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

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trend

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

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shallowness

  • noun lack of depth of knowledge or thought or feeling
    superficiality.
  • noun the quality of lacking physical depth
    • take into account the shallowness at that end of the pool before you dive

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transmittal

  • noun the act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted
    transmission; transmitting.

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san_diego_bay

  • noun a bay of the Pacific in southern California

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thoracic

  • adjective of or relating to the chest or thorax
    pectoral.
    • pectoral organ

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thames

  • noun the longest river in England; flows eastward through London to the North Sea
    Thames River; River Thames.

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furcation

  • noun the place where something divides into branches
    forking.

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river_adige

  • noun a river in northern Italy that flows southeast into the Adriatic Sea
    Adige.
    • Verona is on the Adige

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circulative

  • adjective of or relating to circulation
    circulatory.

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exudate

  • noun a substance that oozes out from plant pores
    exudation.
  • verb release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities
    ooze out; exude; ooze; transude.
    • exude sweat through the pores

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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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project

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    undertaking; task; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun a planned undertaking
    projection.

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matter

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

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walloper

  • noun a very hard hitter
  • noun a winner by a wide margin

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liberum

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baikal

  • noun the largest freshwater lake in Asia or Europe and the deepest lake in the world
    Lake Baykal; Baykal; Lake Baikal.

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seminal

  • adjective pertaining to or containing or consisting of semen
    • seminal fluid
  • adjective satellite containing seeds of later development
    originative; germinal.
    • seminal ideas of one discipline can influence the growth of another

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backflow

  • noun a flow that returns toward its source
    backflowing.

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seep

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

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runnel

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

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windward_passage

  • noun a channel between eastern Cuba and western Haiti that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Caribbean Sea

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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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korean_strait

  • noun a strait between Korea and Japan; connects the East China Sea and the Sea of Japan
    Korea Strait.

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sea-purse

  • noun the seaward undercurrent created after waves have broken on the shore
    sea purse; undertow; sea-puss; sea puss; sea-poose.

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carpentaria

  • noun a wide shallow inlet of the Arafura Sea in northern Australia
    Gulf of Carpentaria.

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escalator

  • noun a clause in a contract that provides for an increase or a decrease in wages or prices or benefits etc. depending on certain conditions (as a change in the cost of living index)
    escalator clause.
  • noun a stairway whose steps move continuously on a circulating belt
    moving stairway; moving staircase.

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monongahela_river

  • noun a river that rises in northern West Virginia and flows north into Pennsylvania where it joins the Allegheny River at Pittsburgh to form the Ohio River
    Monongahela.

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transmit

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

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arauca

  • noun a river that rises in northern Colombia and flows generally eastward to the Orinoco in central Venezuela

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private_road

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

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coil

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

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alabama

  • noun a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Camellia State; AL; Heart of Dixie.
  • noun a member of the Muskhogean people formerly living in what is now the state of Alabama
    • the Alabamas were members of the Creek Confederacy

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transverse

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

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nasolacrimal

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flow

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

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red_sea

  • noun a long arm of the Indian Ocean between northeast Africa and Arabia; linked to the Mediterranean at the north end by the Suez Canal

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sargasso_sea

  • noun a vast area of the North Atlantic from the West Indies to the Azores that is dense with gulfweed

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dot

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

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zuider_zee

  • noun a former inlet of the North Sea in the northern coast of the Netherlands; sealed off from the sea in 1932 by a dam that created the IJsselmeer

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changjiang

  • noun the longest river of Asia; flows eastward from Tibet into the East China Sea near Shanghai
    Yangtze Kiang; Chang Jiang; Yangtze; Chang; Yangtze River.

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ganges_river

  • noun an Asian river; rises in the Himalayas and flows east into the Bay of Bengal; a sacred river of the Hindus
    Ganges.

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ganges

  • noun an Asian river; rises in the Himalayas and flows east into the Bay of Bengal; a sacred river of the Hindus
    Ganges River.
  • verb act as an organized group
    gang up; gang.

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high_sea

  • noun the open seas of the world outside the territorial waters of any nation
    international waters.

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seyhan_river

  • noun a Turkish river flowing south southwest into the Mediterranean
    Seyhan.

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geyser

  • noun a spring that discharges hot water and steam
  • verb to overflow like a geyser

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iguazu

  • noun a large waterfall on the border between Argentina and Brazil
    Iguazu Falls; Iguassu Falls; Victoria Falls; Iguassu.

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guidance

  • noun something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
    counseling; direction; counsel; counselling.
  • noun the act of guiding or showing the way
    steering.

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flow_from

  • verb be the result of
    be due.

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lake_geneva

  • noun a lake between southwestern Switzerland and France that is crossed from east to west by the Rhone
    Lake Leman.

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murray_river

  • noun a southeast Australian river; flows westward and then south into the Indian Ocean at Adelaide
    Murray.

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patter

  • noun plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson)
    spiel; line of gab.
  • noun a quick succession of light rapid sounds
    • the patter of mice
    • the patter of tiny feet

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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fluid

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

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roundabout

  • noun a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island
    traffic circle; circle; rotary.
    • the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary
  • noun a large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride or amusement
    whirligig; carrousel; carousel; merry-go-round.

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greenland_sea

  • noun part of the Arctic Ocean to the north of Iceland

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brier

  • noun tangled mass of prickly plants
    brier patch; brierpatch.
  • noun a thorny stem or twig

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magdalena

  • noun a river that rises in the Andes mountains in southwestern Colombia and flows generally northward to empty into the Caribbean Sea at Barranquilla
    Magdalena River.

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atlantic_ocean

  • noun the 2nd largest ocean; separates North and South America on the west from Europe and Africa on the east
    Atlantic.

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skid_road

  • noun the district of a town frequented by loggers
  • noun a road made of logs on which freshly cut timber can be hauled

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mediterranean

  • noun the largest inland sea; between Europe and Africa and Asia
    Mediterranean Sea.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of or located near the Mediterranean Sea
    • Mediterranean countries

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bay

  • noun an indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
    embayment.
  • noun the sound of a hound on the scent

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mackenzie

  • noun Canadian explorer (born in England) who explored the Mackenzie River and who was first to cross North America by land north of Mexico (1764-1820)
    Sir Alexander Mackenzie.
  • noun a Canadian river; flows into the Beaufort Sea
    Mackenzie River.

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release

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

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tyne

  • noun a river in northern England that flows east to the North Sea
    Tyne River; River Tyne.

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caribbean

  • noun an arm of the Atlantic Ocean between North and South America; the origin of the Gulf stream
    Caribbean Sea.
  • noun region including the Caribbean Islands

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rivulet

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

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moreton_bay

  • noun an arm of the Tasman Sea forming a bay to the east of Brisbane

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rate_of_flow

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

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oder_river

  • noun a European river; flows into the Baltic Sea
    Oder.

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riptide

  • noun a stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current
    tide rip; crosscurrent; rip; countercurrent.
  • noun a strong surface current flowing outwards from a shore
    rip current.

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oceanic

  • adjective relating to or occurring or living in or frequenting the open ocean
    pelagic.
    • oceanic islands like Bermuda
    • oceanic currents
    • oceanic birds
    • pelagic organisms
    • pelagic whaling
  • noun an eastern subfamily of Malayo-Polynesian languages
    Eastern Malayo-Polynesian.

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scrap

  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; fleck; chip; flake.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun worthless material that is to be disposed of
    trash; rubbish.

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artificial

  • adjective contrived by art rather than nature
    unreal.
    • artificial flowers
    • artificial flavoring
    • an artificial diamond
    • artificial fibers
    • artificial sweeteners
  • adjective satellite artificially formal
    contrived; stilted; hokey.
    • that artificial humility that her husband hated
    • contrived coyness
    • a stilted letter of acknowledgment
    • when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation

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mud

  • noun water soaked soil; soft wet earth
    clay.
  • noun slanderous remarks or charges

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blue_nile

  • noun a headstream of the Nile; joins the White Nile at Khartoum to form the Nile

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approach

  • noun ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation
    plan of attack; attack.
    • his approach to every problem is to draw up a list of pros and cons
    • an attack on inflation
    • his plan of attack was misguided
  • noun the act of drawing spatially closer to something
    coming; approaching.
    • the hunter's approach scattered the geese

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sea_of_marmara

  • noun an inland sea in northwestern Turkey; linked to the Black Sea by the Bosporus and linked to the Aegean by the Dardanelles
    Marmora; Sea of Marmora; Marmara Denizi; Marmara.

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strait_of_ormuz

  • noun a strategically important strait linking the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman
    Strait of Hormuz.

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rhone_river

  • noun a major French river; flows into the Mediterranean near Marseilles
    Rhone.
    • the valley of the Rhone is famous for its vineyards

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south_sea

  • noun any sea to the south of the equator (but especially the South Pacific)

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nasser

  • noun Egyptian statesman who nationalized the Suez Canal (1918-1970)
    Gamal Abdel Nasser.
  • noun lake in Egypt formed by dams built on the Nile River at Aswan
    Lake Nasser.

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argun

  • noun a river in eastern Asia that arises in China and flows northeast along the border between China and Russia to become a tributary of the Amur River
    Ergun He; Argun River.

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body_of_water

  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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panama_canal

  • noun a ship canal 40 miles long across the Isthmus of Panama built by the United States (1904-1914)

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dock-walloper

  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock worker; lumper; dockhand; loader; stevedore; dockworker; docker; longshoreman.

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veer

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

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missouri_river

  • noun the longest river in the United States; arises in Montana and flows southeastward to become a tributary of the Mississippi at Saint Louis
    Missouri.
    • The Missouri and Mississippi Rivers together form the third longest river in the world

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excrement

  • noun waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body
    body waste; excretion; excretory product; excreta.

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cox

  • noun either of two related enzymes that control the production of prostaglandins and are blocked by aspirin
    cyclooxygenase.
  • noun the helmsman of a ship's boat or a racing crew
    coxswain.

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heilong

  • noun an Asian river between China and Russia; flows into the Sea of Okhotsk
    Amur River; Amur; Heilong Jiang.

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north_channel

  • noun a strait between Northern Ireland and Scotland that connects the Atlantic Ocean and the Irish Sea

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station

  • noun a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose
    • he started looking for a gas station
    • the train pulled into the station
  • noun proper or designated social situation
    place.
    • he overstepped his place
    • the responsibilities of a man in his station
    • married above her station

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steersman

  • noun the person who steers a ship
    steerer; helmsman.

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horsebox

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

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loader

  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock worker; dock-walloper; lumper; dockhand; stevedore; dockworker; docker; longshoreman.
  • noun an attendant who loads guns for someone shooting game

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canalis_cervicis_uteri

  • noun a spindle-shaped canal extending from the uterus to the vagina
    cervical canal.

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gusher

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

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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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st._lawrence

  • noun Roman martyr; supposedly Lawrence was ordered by the police to give up the church's treasure and when he responded by presenting the poor people of Rome he was roasted to death on a gridiron (died in 258)
    Saint Lawrence; Laurentius; Lawrence.
  • noun a North American river; flows into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the North Atlantic
    Saint Lawrence River; Saint Lawrence; St. Lawrence River.

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companionway

  • noun a stairway or ladder that leads from one deck to another on a ship

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ski_tow

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

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oceanography

  • noun the branch of science dealing with physical and biological aspects of the oceans
    oceanology.

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lethe

  • noun (Greek mythology) a river in Hades; the souls of the dead had to drink from it, which made them forget all they had done and suffered when they were alive
    River Lethe.

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arabian_gulf

  • noun a shallow arm of the Arabian Sea between Iran and the Arabian peninsula; the Persian Gulf oil fields are among the most productive in the world
    Persian Gulf.

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backwash

  • noun the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
    slipstream; wash; race; airstream.
  • noun the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)
    aftermath; wake.
    • the aftermath of war
    • in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured

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elbe_river

  • noun a river in central Europe that arises in northwestern Czechoslovakia and flows northward through Germany to empty into the North Sea
    Elbe.

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flint

  • noun a hard kind of stone; a form of silica more opaque than chalcedony
  • noun a river in western Georgia that flows generally south to join the Chattahoochee River at the Florida border where they form the Apalachicola River
    Flint River.

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po_hai

  • noun an inlet of the Yellow Sea, on the coast of Eastern China
    Bo Hai.

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ionian_sea

  • noun an arm of the Mediterranean Sea between western Greece and southern Italy

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kasai

  • noun a river of southwestern Africa that rises in central Angola and flows east and then north (forming part of the border between Angola and Congo) and continuing northwest through Congo to empty into the Congo River on the border between Congo and Republic of the Congo
    Kasai River; River Kasai.

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snake_river

  • noun a tributary of the Columbia River that rises in Wyoming and flows westward; discovered in 1805 by the Lewis and Clark Expedition
    Snake.

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san_joaquin_river

  • noun a river in central California that rises in the Sierra Nevada and flows northwest to form a large delta with the Sacramento River

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worker

  • noun a person who works at a specific occupation
    • he is a good worker
  • noun a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
    proletarian; prole.
    • workers of the world--unite!

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lift

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

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spritz

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

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spin

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

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north_platte_river

  • noun a river that rises in northern Colorado and flows northward into Wyoming and then eastward and southeastward through Nebraska where it joins the South Platte to form the Platte River
    North Platte.

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saale

  • noun a river that rises in central Germany and flows north to join the Elbe River
    Saale River.

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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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aim

  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    intention; design; intent; purpose.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    objective; object; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children

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mediterranean_sea

  • noun the largest inland sea; between Europe and Africa and Asia
    Mediterranean.

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watercourse

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

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ski_lift

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

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trent

  • noun a river in central England that flows generally northeastward to join with the Ouse River and form the Humber
    River Trent; Trent River.
  • noun a city in northern Italy (northwest of Venice) on the River Adige; the site of the Council of Trent
    Trento.

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seven

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of six and one
    heptad; sevener; VII; septet; 7; septenary.
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck with seven pips on the face
    seven-spot.

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nan

  • noun your grandmother
  • noun the mother of your father or mother
    grannie; grandma; nanna; grandmother; gran; granny.

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common_bile_duct

  • noun a duct formed by the hepatic and cystic ducts; opens into the duodenum
    bile duct.

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potomac

  • noun a river in the east central United States; rises in West Virginia in the Appalachian Mountains and flows eastward, forming the boundary between Maryland and Virginia, to the Chesapeake Bay
    Potomac River.
  • noun term sometimes used to refer to Washington, D.C.

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river_kasai

  • noun a river of southwestern Africa that rises in central Angola and flows east and then north (forming part of the border between Angola and Congo) and continuing northwest through Congo to empty into the Congo River on the border between Congo and Republic of the Congo
    Kasai River; Kasai.

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mobile_bay

  • noun a bay of the Gulf of Mexico; fed by the Mobile River

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saint_john_river

  • noun a river that rises in Maine and flows northeastward through New Brunswick to empty into the Bay of Fundy
    Saint John; St. John River; St. John.

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percolation

  • noun the slow passage of a liquid through a filtering medium
    infiltration.
    • the percolation of rainwater through the soil
    • the infiltration of seawater through the lava
  • noun the act of making coffee in a percolator

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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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pee_dee

  • noun a river that flows through central North Carolina and northeastern South Carolina to the Atlantic Ocean
    Pee Dee River.

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champlain

  • noun French explorer in Nova Scotia who established a settlement on the site of modern Quebec (1567-1635)
    Samuel de Champlain.
  • noun a lake in northeastern New York, northwestern Vermont and southern Quebec; site of many battles in the French and Indian War and in the American Revolution and in the War of 1812
    Lake Champlain.

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tentorial

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regurgitation

  • noun backflow of blood through a defective heart valve
  • noun recall after rote memorization
    • he complained that school was just memorization and regurgitation

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drip

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

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ocean

  • noun a large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere
  • noun anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume
    sea.

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purus

  • noun a Brazilian river; tributary of the Amazon River
    Purus River.

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contact

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

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inland_passage

  • noun a naturally protected waterway from Seattle to Skagway in southeastern Alaska
    Inside Passage.

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salivary

  • adjective of or relating to saliva
    • salivary gland

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brim_over

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

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brandish

  • noun the act of waving
    flourish.
  • verb move or swing back and forth
    flourish; wave.
    • She waved her gun

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niagara_river

  • noun a river flowing from Lake Erie into Lake Ontario; forms boundary between Ontario and New York
    Niagara.

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starboard

  • noun the right side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose
  • verb turn to the right, of helms or rudders

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sea_purse

  • noun the seaward undercurrent created after waves have broken on the shore
    undertow; sea-puss; sea puss; sea-poose; sea-purse.

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connecticut

  • noun a New England state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Nutmeg State; Constitution State; CT.
  • noun a river in the northeastern United States; flows south from northern New Hampshire along the border between New Hampshire and Vermont and through Massachusetts and Connecticut where it empties into Long Island Sound
    Connecticut River.

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lake_leman

  • noun a lake between southwestern Switzerland and France that is crossed from east to west by the Rhone
    Lake Geneva.

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pour_forth

  • verb pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities
    shed; spill.
    • shed tears
    • spill blood
    • God shed His grace on Thee

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fluidity

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

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white

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

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alabama_river

  • noun a river in Alabama formed by the confluence of the Coosa and Tallapoosa Rivers near Montgomery; flows southwestward to become a tributary of the Mobile River
    Alabama.

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james

  • noun a Stuart king of Scotland who married a daughter of Henry VII; when England and France went to war in 1513 he invaded England and died in defeat at Flodden (1473-1513)
    James IV.
  • noun the last Stuart to be king of England and Ireland and Scotland; overthrown in 1688 (1633-1701)
    James II.

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dardanelles

  • noun the strait between the Aegean and the Sea of Marmara that separates European Turkey from Asian Turkey
    Canakkale Bogazi; Hellespont.
  • noun the unsuccessful campaign in World War I (1915) by the English and French to open a passage for aid to Russia; defeated by the Turks
    Dardanelles campaign.

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white_nile

  • noun a headstream of the Nile; joins the Blue Nile at Khartoum to form the Nile

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missouri

  • noun a midwestern state in central United States; a border state during the American Civil War, Missouri was admitted to the Confederacy without actually seceding from the Union
    MO; Show Me State.
  • noun the longest river in the United States; arises in Montana and flows southeastward to become a tributary of the Mississippi at Saint Louis
    Missouri River.
    • The Missouri and Mississippi Rivers together form the third longest river in the world

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shadow

  • noun shade within clear boundaries
  • noun an unilluminated area
    dark; darkness.
    • he moved off into the darkness

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systemic_circulation

  • noun circulation that supplies blood to all the body except to the lungs

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orinoco

  • noun a South American river 1,500 miles long; flows into the South Atlantic
    Orinoco River.

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steps

  • noun a flight of stairs or a flight of steps
    stairs.
  • noun the course along which a person has walked or is walking in
    • I followed in his steps
    • he retraced his steps
    • his steps turned toward home

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hepatic

  • noun any of numerous small green nonvascular plants of the class Hepaticopsida growing in wet places and resembling green seaweeds or leafy mosses
    liverwort.
  • adjective pertaining to or affecting the liver
    • hepatic ducts
    • hepatic cirrhosis

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effusion

  • noun an unrestrained expression of emotion
    ebullition; gush; outburst; blowup.
  • noun flow under pressure

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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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creek

  • noun a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)
    brook.
    • the creek dried up every summer
  • noun any member of the Creek Confederacy (especially the Muskogee) formerly living in Georgia and Alabama but now chiefly in Oklahoma

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crowd

  • noun a large number of things or people considered together
    • a crowd of insects assembled around the flowers
  • noun an informal body of friends
    bunch; gang; crew.
    • he still hangs out with the same crowd

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kattegatt

  • noun a strait of the North Sea between Jutland and Sweden; connects with the North Sea through the Skagerrak

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saint_johns_river

  • noun a river in northeastern Florida that flows northward to Jacksonville and then eastward to empty into the Atlantic Ocean
    St. Johns; Saint Johns; St. Johns River.

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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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lake_urmia

  • noun a shallow saline lake in northwestern Iran between Tabriz and the western border of Turkey
    Urmia; Daryacheh-ye Orumiyeh.

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tyrrhenian_sea

  • noun an arm of the Mediterranean between Italy and the islands of Corsica and Sardinia and Sicily

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tigris_river

  • noun an Asian river; a tributary of the Euphrates River
    Tigris.

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escape

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

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bore

  • noun a person who evokes boredom
    dullard.
  • noun a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
    eager; eagre; aegir; tidal bore.

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rill

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

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solway_firth

  • noun a large firth on the west coast of Britain between England and Scotland

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lake_aral

  • noun a lake to the east of the Caspian Sea lying between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan
    Aral Sea.

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limpopo

  • noun an African river; flows into the Indian Ocean
    Crocodile River.

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cord

  • noun a line made of twisted fibers or threads
    • the bundle was tied with a cord
  • noun a unit of amount of wood cut for burning; 128 cubic feet

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confluent

  • noun a branch that flows into the main stream
    affluent; tributary; feeder.
  • adjective satellite flowing together
    merging.

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euphrates

  • noun a river in southwestern Asia; flows into the Persian Gulf; was important in the development of several great civilizations in ancient Mesopotamia
    Euphrates River.

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ouachita_river

  • noun a river that rises in western Arkansas and flows southeast into eastern Louisiana to become a tributary of the Red River
    Ouachita.

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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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little_missouri

  • noun a river that rises in northeastern Wyoming and flows through Montana and South Dakota to join the Missouri River in North Dakota
    Little Missouri River.

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lake_saint_clair

  • noun a lake between Ontario and Michigan; connected with Lake Huron and Lake Erie
    Lake St. Clair.

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transverse_sinus

  • noun a paired dural sinus; terminates in the sigmoid sinus
    sinus transversus.

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volkhov

  • noun a river in northwestern Russia flowing generally north into Lake Ladoga
    Volkhov River.

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euxine_sea

  • noun a sea between Europe and Asia; a popular resort area of eastern Europeans
    Black Sea.

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facility

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

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tract

  • noun an extended area of land
    piece of land; piece of ground; parcel of land; parcel.
  • noun a system of body parts that together serve some particular purpose

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arno_river

  • noun a river in central Italy rising in the Apennines and flowing through Florence and Pisa to the Ligurian Sea
    Arno; River Arno.

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down

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

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fumes

  • noun gases ejected from an engine as waste products
    exhaust; exhaust fumes.
  • noun a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
    fume; smoke.

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ghat

  • noun stairway in India leading down to a landing on the water

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wrap

  • noun cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person
    wrapper.
  • noun a sandwich in which the filling is rolled up in a soft tortilla

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moving_company

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

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lake_champlain

  • noun a lake in northeastern New York, northwestern Vermont and southern Quebec; site of many battles in the French and Indian War and in the American Revolution and in the War of 1812
    Champlain.

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tow

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

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furcate

  • verb divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork
    ramify; fork; branch; separate.
    • The road forks

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way

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; manner; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun how a result is obtained or an end is achieved
    agency; means.
    • a means of control
    • an example is the best agency of instruction
    • the true way to success

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coronary_sinus

  • noun a short sinus receiving most of the veins of the heart; empties into the right atrium
    sinus coronarius.

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run_over

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

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fork

  • noun cutlery used for serving and eating food
  • noun the act of branching out or dividing into branches
    branching; forking; ramification.

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head

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

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side_road

  • noun a minor road branching off of a main road

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linebacker_blitzing

  • noun (American football) defensive players try to break through the offensive line
    blitz; safety blitz.

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vetluga

  • noun a river in central Russia; flows generally southward into the Volga
    Vetluga River.

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ford

  • noun a shallow area in a stream that can be forded
    crossing.
  • noun United States film maker (1896-1973)
    John Ford.

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el_nino_southern_oscillation

  • noun a more intense El Nino that occurs every few years when the welling up of cold nutrient-rich water does not occur; kills plankton and fish and affects weather patterns

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pilotage

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

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manoeuvrer

  • noun a person skilled in maneuvering
    maneuverer.

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coosa_river

  • noun river that rises in northwestern Georgia and flows southwest through eastern Alabama to join the Tallapoosa River near Montgomery and form the Alabama River
    Coosa.

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caspian

  • noun a large saltwater lake between Iran and Russia fed by the Volga River; the largest inland body of water in the world
    Caspian Sea.

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rippling

  • noun a small wave on the surface of a liquid
    ripple; riffle; wavelet.
  • verb stir up (water) so as to form ripples
    ripple; riffle; undulate; ruffle; cockle.

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rio_grande

  • noun a North American river; boundary between the United States and Mexico; flows into Gulf of Mexico
    Rio Bravo.

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baltic_sea

  • noun a sea in northern Europe; stronghold of the Russian navy
    Baltic.

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clausum

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usher

  • noun an official stationed at the entrance of a courtroom or legislative chamber
    doorkeeper.
  • noun Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656)
    Ussher; James Usher; James Ussher.

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lumper

  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock worker; dock-walloper; dockhand; loader; stevedore; dockworker; docker; longshoreman.
  • noun a taxonomist who classifies organisms into large groups on the basis of major characteristics

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ejaculatory_duct

  • noun a part of the seminal duct formed by the duct from the seminal vesicle and the vas deferens; passes through the prostate gland

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hudson

  • noun a New York river; flows southward into New York Bay; explored by Henry Hudson early in the 17th century
    Hudson River.
  • noun English naturalist (born in Argentina) (1841-1922)
    W. H. Hudson; William Henry Hudson.

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saltwater

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

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exhaust_fumes

  • noun gases ejected from an engine as waste products
    exhaust; fumes.

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ship

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

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caspian_sea

  • noun a large saltwater lake between Iran and Russia fed by the Volga River; the largest inland body of water in the world
    Caspian.

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sabine_river

  • noun a river in eastern Texas that flows south into the Gulf of Mexico
    Sabine.

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circulatory

  • adjective of or relating to circulation
    circulative.
  • adjective relating to circulatory system or to circulation of the blood

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okeechobee_waterway

  • noun a waterway used by small boats to travel between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico through Lake Okeechobee and the Caloosahatchee_Canal and the Caloosahatchee River
    Cross-Florida Waterway.

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canalis

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lake_albert

  • noun a shallow lake on the border between Uganda and Congo in the Great Rift Valley
    Mobuto Lake; Lake Albert Nyanza.

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flood

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

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roll

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

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sling

  • noun a highball with liquor and water with sugar and lemon or lime juice
  • noun a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones
    catapult; slingshot.

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housatonic_river

  • noun a river that rises in western Massachusetts and flows south through Connecticut to empty into Long Island Sound
    Housatonic.

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industrial_watercourse

  • noun a canal that is operated by one or more industries

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discharge

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

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lake_volta

  • noun the Volta river in southeastern has been dammed to create one of the world's largest man-made lakes

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ijssel

  • noun a river in the central Netherlands flowing north to the IJsselmeer
    IJssel river.

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ramify

  • verb have or develop complicating consequences
    complexify.
    • These actions will ramify
  • verb grow and send out branches or branch-like structures
    branch.
    • these plants ramify early and get to be very large

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puss

  • noun obscene terms for female genitals
    pussy; snatch; twat; slit; cunt.
  • noun informal terms referring to a domestic cat
    pussycat; pussy; kitty-cat; kitty.

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charles

  • noun King of France from 1560 to 1574 whose reign was dominated by his mother Catherine de Medicis (1550-1574)
    Charles IX.
  • noun King of France who began his reign with most of northern France under English control; after the intervention of Jeanne d'Arc the French were able to defeat the English and end the Hundred Years' War (1403-1461)
    Charles VII.

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tevere

  • noun a river of central Italy; flows through Rome to the Tyrrhenian Sea
    Tiber.

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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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push

  • noun the act of applying force in order to move something away
    pushing.
    • he gave the door a hard push
    • the pushing is good exercise
  • noun the force used in pushing
    thrust.
    • the push of the water on the walls of the tank
    • the thrust of the jet engines

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poyang

  • noun a lake in central China that is connected to the Chang Jiang by a canal

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longshoreman

  • noun a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    dock worker; dock-walloper; lumper; dockhand; loader; stevedore; dockworker; docker.

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guaira

  • noun a great waterfall on the border between Brazil and Paraguay
    Guaira Falls; Sete Quedas.

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apalachicola

  • noun a river in northwestern Florida formed by the confluence of the Chattahoochee River and the Flint River at the Florida border
    Apalachicola River.

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shenandoah_river

  • noun a river of northern Virginia that empties into the Potomac at Harpers Ferry

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wabash

  • noun a tributary of the Ohio River that rises in western Ohio and flows southwestward across Indiana
    Wabash River.

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shot

  • noun the act of firing a projectile
    shooting.
    • his shooting was slow but accurate
  • noun a solid missile discharged from a firearm
    pellet.
    • the shot buzzed past his ear

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canalization

  • noun the production of a canal or a conversion to canals
    canalisation.
  • noun management through specified channels of communication
    channelisation; canalisation; channelization.

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sambre

  • noun a river in western Europe that rises in northern France and flows generally east into Belgium where it joins the Meuse at Namur
    Sambre River.

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skid

  • noun one of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects
  • noun a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation
    shoe; brake shoe.

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intravenous_drip

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

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columbia

  • noun a North American river; rises in southwestern Canada and flows southward across Washington to form the border between Washington and Oregon before emptying into the Pacific; known for its salmon runs in the spring
    Columbia River.
  • noun a town in west central Tennessee

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strait_of_hormuz

  • noun a strategically important strait linking the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman
    Strait of Ormuz.

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inside_passage

  • noun a naturally protected waterway from Seattle to Skagway in southeastern Alaska
    Inland Passage.

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show

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

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passage

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

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rio_bravo

  • noun a North American river; boundary between the United States and Mexico; flows into Gulf of Mexico
    Rio Grande.

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icing

  • noun the formation of frost or ice on a surface
    frost.
  • noun a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes
    frosting; ice.

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torres_strait

  • noun a strait between northeastern Australia and southern New Guinea that connects the Coral Sea with the Arafura Sea

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spate

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

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gulf_of_riga

  • noun an inlet of the Baltic Sea between Latvia and Estonia

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airing

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

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briny

  • noun any very large body of (salt) water
    main.
  • adjective satellite slightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water)
    brackish.
    • a brackish lagoon
    • the briny deep

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streamline_flow

  • noun flow of a gas or liquid in which the velocity at any point is relatively steady

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lake_okeechobee

  • noun a lake in southeast Florida to the north of the Everglades
    Okeechobee.

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gun

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

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little_bighorn_river

  • noun a river that flows from northern Wyoming into the Bighorn River in southern Montana; site of Custer's Last Stand
    Little Horn; Little Bighorn.

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gut

  • noun the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
    bowel; intestine.
  • noun a narrow channel or strait

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sea_of_marmora

  • noun an inland sea in northwestern Turkey; linked to the Black Sea by the Bosporus and linked to the Aegean by the Dardanelles
    Marmora; Marmara Denizi; Sea of Marmara; Marmara.

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moving_stairway

  • noun a stairway whose steps move continuously on a circulating belt
    moving staircase; escalator.

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darling_river

  • noun an Australian river; tributary of the Murray River
    Darling.

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coosa

  • noun river that rises in northwestern Georgia and flows southwest through eastern Alabama to join the Tallapoosa River near Montgomery and form the Alabama River
    Coosa River.

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flight_of_stairs

  • noun a stairway (set of steps) between one floor or landing and the next
    flight; flight of steps.

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pore

  • noun any tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid (fluid or gas)
  • noun any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal

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orange

  • noun round yellow to orange fruit of any of several citrus trees
  • noun orange color or pigment; any of a range of colors between red and yellow
    orangeness.

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port

  • noun a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
  • noun sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal
    port wine.

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red

  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    redness.
  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
    Red River.

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cargo

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

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lake_tana

  • noun a lake in northern Ethiopia; the largest lake in Ethiopia and the source of the Blue Nile
    Lake Tsana.

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current

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

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white_sea

  • noun a large inlet of the Barents Sea in the northwestern part of European Russia

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river_acheron

  • noun (Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which the souls of the dead were carried by Charon
    Acheron.

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spirt

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

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tideway

  • noun a channel in which a tidal current runs

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pacific_ocean

  • noun the largest ocean in the world
    Pacific.

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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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transportation

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

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leaching

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

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neosho

  • noun a river that rises in eastern Kansas and flows eastward into Oklahoma to become a tributary of the Arkansas River
    Neosho River.

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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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outaouais

  • noun a river in southeastern Canada that flows along the boundary between Quebec and Ontario to the Saint Lawrence River near Montreal
    Ottawa; Ottawa river.

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baseball

  • noun a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs
    baseball game.
    • he played baseball in high school
    • there was a baseball game on every empty lot
    • there was a desire for National League ball in the area
    • play ball!
  • noun a ball used in playing baseball

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bay_of_biscay

  • noun an arm of the Atlantic Ocean in western Europe; bordered by the west coast of France and the north coast of Spain

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change

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

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box

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

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gan_jiang

  • noun a river in southeastern China that flows generally north into the Chang Jiang to the north of Nanchang
    Kan River.

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shift

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

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angara

  • noun a river in southeastern Siberia that flows northwest from Lake Baikal to become a tributary of the Yenisei River
    Tunguska; Angara River; Upper Tunguska.

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canakkale_bogazi

  • noun the strait between the Aegean and the Sea of Marmara that separates European Turkey from Asian Turkey
    Dardanelles; Hellespont.

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lake_victoria

  • noun the largest lake in Africa and the 2nd largest fresh water lake in the world; a headwaters reservoir for the Nile River
    Victoria Nyanza.

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convolution

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

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lake_keuka

  • noun a glacial lake in central New York; one of the Finger Lakes
    Keuka Lake.

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forefront

  • noun the part in the front or nearest the viewer
    head.
    • he was in the forefront
    • he was at the head of the column
  • noun the position of greatest importance or advancement; the leading position in any movement or field
    vanguard; cutting edge.
    • the Cotswolds were once at the forefront of woollen manufacturing in England
    • the idea of motion was always to the forefront of his mind and central to his philosophy

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run_out

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

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hangzhou_bay

  • noun a bay formed by an inlet of the East China Sea

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trent_river

  • noun a river in central England that flows generally northeastward to join with the Ouse River and form the Humber
    Trent; River Trent.

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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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telpher

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

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chang_jiang

  • noun the longest river of Asia; flows eastward from Tibet into the East China Sea near Shanghai
    Yangtze Kiang; Changjiang; Yangtze; Chang; Yangtze River.

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lachrymal_duct

  • noun any of several small ducts that carry tears from the lacrimal glands
    tear duct; lacrimal duct.

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entrance

  • noun something that provides access (to get in or get out)
    entryway; entree; entranceway; entry.
    • they waited at the entrance to the garden
    • beggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral
  • noun a movement into or inward
    entering.

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variegation

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

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conductor

  • noun the person who leads a musical group
    director; music director.
  • noun a substance that readily conducts e.g. electricity and heat

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offing

  • noun the near or foreseeable future
    • there was a wedding in the offing
  • noun the part of the sea that can be seen from the shore and is beyond the anchoring area
    • there was a ship in the offing

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saale_river

  • noun a river that rises in central Germany and flows north to join the Elbe River
    Saale.

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icing_the_puck

  • noun (ice hockey) the act of shooting the puck from within your own defensive area the length of the rink beyond the opponent's goal
    icing.

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crocodile_river

  • noun an African river; flows into the Indian Ocean
    Limpopo.

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reflux

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

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pacific

  • noun the largest ocean in the world
    Pacific Ocean.
  • adjective relating to or bordering the Pacific Ocean
    • Pacific islands

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caloosahatchee_canal

  • noun a canal that connects Lake Okeechobee with the Caloosahatchee River in southern Florida to form part of the Cross-Florida Waterway

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danau

  • noun the 2nd longest European river (after the Volga); flows from southwestern Germany to the Black Sea
    Danube River; Danube.
    • Vienna, Budapest, and Belgrade are on the banks of the Danube

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cuquenan

  • noun a famous waterfall in Venezuela
    Kukenaam Falls; Kukenaam; Cuquenan Falls.

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urubupunga_falls

  • noun a waterfall in the Parana river in Brazil
    Urubupunga.

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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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klamath_river

  • noun a river flowing southwest from Oregon through northern California to the Pacific Ocean
    Klamath.

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mekong_river

  • noun an Asian river; flows through a large delta in southern Vietnam into the South China Sea
    Mekong.

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mare_clausum

  • noun (closed sea) a navigable body of water under the jurisdiction of a single nation

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stroke

  • noun (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
    shot.
    • it took two strokes to get out of the bunker
    • a good shot requires good balance and tempo
    • he left me an almost impossible shot
  • noun the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
    throw; cam stroke.

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aare

  • noun a river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine
    Aare River; Aar.

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arbor

  • noun tree (as opposed to shrub)
  • noun any of various rotating shafts that serve as axes for larger rotating parts
    spindle; mandrel; mandril.

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el_nino

  • noun (oceanography) a warm ocean current that flows along the equator from the date line and south off the coast of Ecuador at Christmas time
  • noun the Christ child

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tocantins_river

  • noun a river in eastern Brazil that flows generally north to the Para River
    Tocantins.

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flow_of_air

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

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pathway

  • noun a bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain
    nerve tract; nerve pathway; tract.
  • noun a trodden path
    footpath.

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purl

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

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sea_of_japan

  • noun an arm of the Pacific between China and Japan
    East Sea.

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product

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

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carrier_wave

  • noun a radio wave that can be modulated in order to transmit a signal
    carrier.

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staircase

  • noun a way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps
    stairway.

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yalu

  • noun river in eastern Asia; rises in North Korea and flows southwest to Korea Bay (forming part of the border between North Korea and China)
    Yalu River.

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upper_avon

  • noun a river in central England that flows through Stratford-on-Avon and empties into the Severn
    Avon; Upper Avon River; River Avon.

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spouter

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

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tramway

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

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flourish

  • noun a showy gesture
    • she entered with a great flourish
  • noun an ornamental embellishment in writing

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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reposition

  • noun depositing in a warehouse
    repositing; storage; warehousing.
    • they decided to reposition their furniture in a recommended repository in Brooklyn
    • my car is in storage
    • publishers reduced print runs to cut down the cost of warehousing
  • verb change place or direction
    shift; dislodge.
    • Shift one's position

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liquid

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

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angara_river

  • noun a river in southeastern Siberia that flows northwest from Lake Baikal to become a tributary of the Yenisei River
    Tunguska; Angara; Upper Tunguska.

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outpouring

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

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cascade

  • noun a small waterfall or series of small waterfalls
  • noun a succession of stages or operations or processes or units
    • progressing in severity as though a cascade of genetic damage was occurring
    • separation of isotopes by a cascade of processes

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lagoon

  • noun a body of water cut off from a larger body by a reef of sand or coral
    lagune; laguna.

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kanawha

  • noun a tributary of the Ohio River in West Virginia
    Kanawha River.

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lactiferous_duct

  • noun ducts of the mammary gland that carry milk to the nipple

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sinus_venosus_sclerae

  • noun a circular canal in the eye that drains aqueous humor from the anterior chamber of the eye into the anterior ciliary veins
    Schlemm's canal; canal of Schlemm.

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extractor

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

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maneuverer

  • noun a person skilled in maneuvering
    manoeuvrer.

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estuary

  • noun the wide part of a river where it nears the sea; fresh and salt water mix

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entryway

  • noun something that provides access (to get in or get out)
    entrance; entree; entranceway; entry.
    • they waited at the entrance to the garden
    • beggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral

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st._johns_river

  • noun a river in northeastern Florida that flows northward to Jacksonville and then eastward to empty into the Atlantic Ocean
    St. Johns; Saint Johns River; Saint Johns.

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course

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

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trinity_river

  • noun a river in eastern Texas that is formed near Dallas and flows generally southeastward to Galveston Bay

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group

  • noun any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
    grouping.
  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    radical; chemical group.

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gulf_of_carpentaria

  • noun a wide shallow inlet of the Arafura Sea in northern Australia
    Carpentaria.

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vistula_river

  • noun a European river; flows into the Baltic Sea
    Vistula.

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international_waters

  • noun the open seas of the world outside the territorial waters of any nation
    high sea.

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tallapoosa

  • noun river that rises in northwestern Georgia and flows southwest through central Alabama to join the Coosa River near Montgomery and form the Alabama River
    Tallapoosa River.

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bight_of_benin

  • noun a broad indentation of the Gulf of Guinea in western Africa

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avon

  • noun a river in southwestern England rising in Gloucestershire and flowing through Bristol to empty into the estuary of the Severn
    River Avon.
  • noun a river in central England that flows through Stratford-on-Avon and empties into the Severn
    Upper Avon; Upper Avon River; River Avon.

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main

  • noun any very large body of (salt) water
    briny.
  • noun a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage

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whirlpool

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

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rake

  • noun a dissolute man in fashionable society
    rip; rakehell; blood; roue; profligate.
  • noun degree of deviation from a horizontal plane
    slant; pitch.
    • the roof had a steep pitch

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territorial_waters

  • noun the waters surrounding a nation and its territories over which that nation exercises sovereign jurisdiction

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eyre

  • noun a shallow salt lake in south central Australia about 35 feet below sea level; the largest lake in the country and the lowest point on the continent
    Lake Eyre.

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food_waste

  • noun food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)
    scraps; refuse; garbage.

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twilight

  • noun the time of day immediately following sunset
    crepuscle; dusk; fall; gloaming; gloam; evenfall; nightfall; crepuscule.
    • he loved the twilight
    • they finished before the fall of night
  • noun the diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth

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oceanology

  • noun the branch of science dealing with physical and biological aspects of the oceans
    oceanography.

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violent_stream

  • noun a violently fast stream of water (or other liquid)
    torrent.
    • the houses were swept away in the torrent

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drop

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

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sigmoid_sinus

  • noun an S-shaped dural sinus on the temporal and occipital bones
    sinus sigmoideus.

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lake_ilmen

  • noun a lake in northwestern Russia; drains through the Volkhov River into Lake Ladoga
    Ilmen.

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rock

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    stone.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
    stone.
    • that mountain is solid rock
    • stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries

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cul_de_sac

  • noun a passage with access only at one end
    dead end; cul.
  • noun a street with only one way in or out
    blind alley; impasse; dead-end street.

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indigirka

  • noun a river in far eastern Siberia that flows generally northward to the Arctic Ocean
    Indigirka River.

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milk

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

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pecos

  • noun a tributary of the Rio Grande that flows southeastward from New Mexico through western Texas
    Pecos River.

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bay_of_ob

  • noun an inlet of the Kara Sea in western Siberia
    Gulf of Ob.

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weser

  • noun a river in northwestern Germany that flows northward to the North Sea near Bremerhaven
    Weser River.

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impurity

  • noun worthless or dangerous material that should be removed
    dross.
    • there were impurities in the water
  • noun the condition of being impure
    impureness.

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equatorial_current

  • noun any of the ocean currents that flow westward at the equator

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lake_constance

  • noun a lake in southeastern Germany on the northern side of the Swiss Alps; forms part of the Rhine River
    Constance; Bodensee.

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michigan

  • noun a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
    Great Lakes State; Wolverine State; MI.