a wedge-shaped cap of cotton or woolen fabric, worn as part of the service uniform.
[see-zuh n] /ˈsi zən/ noun 1. one of the four periods of the year (spring, summer, autumn, and winter), beginning astronomically at an equinox or solstice, but geographically at different dates in different climates. 2. a period of the year characterized by particular conditions of weather, temperature, etc.: the rainy season. 3. a period of […]
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noun 1. (Brit) another name for cable (sense 5)
[si-kree-shuh n] /sɪˈkri ʃən/ noun 1. (in a cell or gland) the act or process of separating, elaborating, and releasing a substance that fulfills some function within the organism or undergoes excretion. 2. the product of this act or process. /sɪˈkriːʃən/ noun 1. a substance that is released from a cell, esp a glandular cell, […]
[si-dey-shuh n] /sɪˈdeɪ ʃən/ noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. the calming of mental excitement or abatement of physiological function, especially by the administration of a drug. 2. the state so induced. /sɪˈdeɪʃən/ noun 1. a state of calm or reduced nervous activity 2. the administration of a sedative n. early 15c., “alleviation of pain;” 1540s, “act of […]