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  • Recirculated

    [sur-kyuh-leyt] /ˈsɜr kyəˌleɪt/ verb (used without object), circulated, circulating. 1. to move in a or circuit; move or pass through a circuit back to the starting point: Blood circulates throughout the body. 2. to pass from place to place, from person to person, etc.: She circulated among her guests. 3. to be distributed or sold, […]

  • Sallie-mae

    noun 1. Student Loan Marketing Association. Student Loan Marketing Association noun 1. a U.S. government–chartered private company whose chief function is to make available to qualified students low-cost loans backed by government agencies through lending institutions. Abbreviation: SLMA.

  • Easement

    [eez-muh nt] /ˈiz mənt/ noun 1. Law. a right held by one property owner to make use of the land of another for a limited purpose, as right of passage. 2. an ; relief. 3. something that gives ; a convenience. 4. Architecture. a curved joint. /ˈiːzmənt/ noun 1. (property law) the right enjoyed by […]

  • Microeconomics

    [mahy-kroh-ek-uh-nom-iks, -ee-kuh-] /ˌmaɪ kroʊˌɛk əˈnɒm ɪks, -ˌi kə-/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. the branch of dealing with particular aspects of an economy, as the price-cost relationship of a firm. /ˌmaɪkrəʊˌiːkəˈnɒmɪks; -ˌɛkə-/ noun 1. (functioning as sing) the branch of economics concerned with particular commodities, firms, or individuals and the economic relationships between […]

  • Kinesthetic sense

    kinesthetic sense n. See myesthesia.

  • Remphan

    (Acts 7:43; R.V., “Rephan”). In Amos 5:26 the Heb. Chiun (q.v.) is rendered by the LXX. “Rephan,” and this name is adopted by Luke in his narrative of the Acts. These names represent the star-god Saturn or Moloch.

  • Flight-control

    noun 1. the direction of airplane movements, especially takeoffs and landings, by messages from the ground. 2. the system by which this direction is done. 3. the office from which this direction is done. 4. the system by which the pilot of an airplane controls the movement of the airplane.

  • Trivial pursuit

    noun a trademarked board game involving answering questions about trivia in the areas of people & places, arts & entertainment, history, science & nature, sports & leisure, and wild card

  • Charles mackintosh

    Charles Rennie [ren-ee] /ˈrɛn i/ (Show IPA), 1868–1928, Scottish architect and designer. noun a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized cloth such cloth any raincoat noun Sir Cameron (Anthony). born 1946, British producer of musicals and theatre owner; his productions include Cats (1981), Les Misérables (1985), Miss Saigon (1987), and My Fair Lady (2001) Charles Rennie. […]

  • Cholla

    [chohl-yah, -yuh; Spanish chaw-yah] /ˈtʃoʊl yɑ, -yə; Spanish ˈtʃɔ yɑ/ noun, plural chollas [chohl-yahz, -yuh z; Spanish chaw-yahs] /ˈtʃoʊl yɑz, -yəz; Spanish ˈtʃɔ yɑs/ (Show IPA) 1. any of several spiny treelike cacti belonging to the genus Opuntia, especially O. fulgida of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico, having knobby outgrowths and yellow spines. /ˈtʃəʊljɑː; Spanish […]

  • Ladino-clover

    noun 1. a giant variety of white clover, Trifolium repens lodigense, used for pasture and hay.

  • Contrapuntist

    [kon-truh-puhn-tist] /ˌkɒn trəˈpʌn tɪst/ noun 1. a person skilled in the practice of . /ˌkɒntrəˈpʌntɪst/ noun 1. (music) a composer skilled in counterpoint

  • Shark

    noun 1. any of a group of elongate elasmobranch, mostly marine fishes, certain species of which are large, voracious, and sometimes dangerous to humans. Idioms 2. jump the shark, Informal. to begin a decline in quality, popularity, relevance, etc., after reaching a peak: Some TV shows have jumped the shark once a popular cast member […]

  • Strike a chord

    Trigger a feeling or memory, as in That poem strikes a chord in all those touched by the Holocaust. This term alludes to striking the strings or keys of a musical instrument. [ First half of 1800s ]

  • California-bluebell

    either of two plants, Phacelia campanularia or P. minor, of southern California, having ovate leaves and bell-shaped blue or purple flowers. a plant, Campanula prenanthoides, of California and Oregon, having clusters of pale-blue flowers.