an instrument using optical fibers for the visual inspection of narrow cavities, as the bore of a gun.
tedious; dull; wearisome; boring. Historical Examples Astounding Stories, August, 1931 Various The Best Short Stories of 1920 Various Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, April 11, 1917 Various The Secrets of a Kuttite Edward O. Mousley Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930 Various The Idyl of Twin Fires Walter Prichard Eaton Plays Susan Glaspell […]
noun Examples Word Origin Usage Note Contemporary Examples My Sugar Daddy Melissa Beech November 29, 2008
a city in N Texas. Contemporary Examples Libya No-Fly Zone: Opinion on the Intervention The Daily Beast March 17, 2011 CNN Flubs John Edwards Trial, Missing Verdict, Misreporting Outcome Maria Elena Fernandez May 30, 2012 Ted Olson & David Boies David Frum May 9, 2012 Historical Examples Mabel’s Mistake Ann S. Stephens Three Times and […]
a city in N Belgium, near Antwerp. Historical Examples The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume III.(of III) 1574-84 John Lothrop Motley noun a town in N Belgium, near Antwerp. Pop: 40 142 (2002 est)