a long ocean swell that rises almost to breaking as it passes over shoals.
any of several North American salamanders, especially of the genera Typhlotriton, Typhlomolge, and Haideotriton, that inhabit underground streams or deep wells and have undeveloped eyes and scant pigmentation.
a disease of ryegrass, characterized by shriveled, soft seeds, caused by a fungus, Phialea temulenta.
the part of one’s field of vision, as to the side and rear, where one is unable to see approaching objects. the side opposite that toward which a person is looking. Contemporary Examples Sandra Bullock’s Ex Jesse James Opens Up Marlow Stern May 4, 2011 Sandra’s $200 Million Year Kim Masters December 1, 2009 How […]
Sports. to tackle, hit, or attack (an opponent) from the blind side: The quarterback was blindsided and had the ball knocked out of his hand. Informal. to attack critically where a person is vulnerable, uninformed, etc.: The president was blindsided by the press on the latest tax bill. Contemporary Examples Wall Street’s Shocking Debt Denial […]