noun 1. a site at which spacecraft are tested, launched, sheltered, maintained, etc. noun 1. a base equipped to launch, maintain, and test spacecraft
thicket, a wood in the mountains of Judah where David hid when pursued by Saul (1 Sam. 22:5). It was possibly while he was here that the memorable incident narrated in 2 Sam. 23:14-17, 1 Chr. 11:16-19 occurred. This place has not been identified, but perhaps it may be the modern Kharas, on the borders […]
[lawg-woo d, log-] /ˈlɔgˌwʊd, ˈlɒg-/ noun 1. the heavy, brownish-red heartwood of a West Indian and Central American tree, Haematoxylon campechianum, of the legume family, used in dyeing. 2. the tree itself. /ˈlɒɡˌwʊd/ noun 1. a leguminous tree, Haematoxylon campechianum, of the Caribbean and Central America 2. the heavy reddish-brown wood of this tree, yielding […]
noun 1. the distinguishing name of a book, poem, picture, piece of music, or the like. 2. a descriptive heading or caption, as of a chapter, section, or other part of a book. 3. title page. 4. a descriptive or distinctive appellation, especially one belonging to a person by right of rank, office, attainment, etc.: […]
[noo r-oh-muhs-kyuh-ler, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər oʊˈmʌs kyə lər, ˌnyʊər-/ adjective 1. pertaining to or affecting both nerves and muscles. /ˌnjʊərəʊˈmʌskjʊlə/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or affecting nerves and muscles neuromuscular neu·ro·mus·cu·lar (nur’ō-mŭs’kyə-lər, nyur’-) adj.
to regard with the utmost esteem, love, and respect; honor. to pay divine honor to; worship: to adore God. to like or admire very much: I simply adore the way your hair is done! to worship. Contemporary Examples Vincent toured in a play called Mama’s Daughters with Ethel Waters and adored her. Dame Edna Mouths […]
[en-lahyt-n] /ɛnˈlaɪt n/ verb (used with object) 1. to give intellectual or spiritual to; instruct; impart knowledge to: We hope the results of our research will enlighten our colleagues. 2. Archaic. to shed upon. /ɪnˈlaɪtənd/ adjective 1. factually well-informed, tolerant of alternative opinions, and guided by rational thought: an enlightened administration, enlightened self-interest 2. privy […]
[ahy-uh-koh-kuh] /ˌaɪ əˈkoʊ kə/ noun 1. Lee (Lido Anthony) born 1924, U.S. automobile executive.
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verb (used without object), tautomerized, tautomerizing. 1. to undergo tautomerism. verb (used with object), tautomerized, tautomerizing. 2. to cause to undergo tautomerism.
verb (used with object), stratified, stratifying. 1. to form or place in strata or layers. 2. to preserve or germinate (seeds) by placing them between layers of earth. 3. Sociology. to arrange in a hierarchical order, especially according to graded status levels. verb (used without object), stratified, stratifying. 4. to form strata. 5. Geology. to […]
[pop-ahyd] /ˈpɒpˌaɪd/ adjective 1. marked by bulging, staring eyes: a young boy popeyed with excitement. /ˈpɒpˌaɪd/ adjective 1. having bulging prominent eyes 2. staring in astonishment; amazed adjective
noun 1. a seaport on S Honshu, in S Japan. noun 1. an industrial city in S Japan, on S Honshu. Pop: 391 008 (2002 est)
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the national library of Great Britain: part of the British Museum until 1973. noun the British national library, formed in 1973 from the British Museum library and other national collections: housed mainly in the British Museum until 1997 when a purpose-built library in St Pancras, London, was completed