(in prescriptions) fresh.
(informal) short for recreation ground
1929 as a shortening of recreation.
To deceive or cheat; take advantage of; pull a fast one: At first she thought I was trying to pull a slick scam on her (1916+)
[key-buh l] /ˈkeɪ bəl/ noun 1. a heavy, strong rope. 2. a very strong rope made of strands of metal wire, as used to support cable cars or suspension bridges. 3. a cord of metal wire used to operate or pull a mechanism. 4. Nautical. 5. Electricity. an insulated electrical conductor, often in strands, or […]
[keyj] /keɪdʒ/ noun 1. a boxlike enclosure having wires, bars, or the like, for confining and displaying birds or animals. 2. anything that confines or imprisons; prison. 3. something resembling a cage in structure, as for a cashier or bank teller. 4. the car or enclosed platform of an elevator. 5. Mining. an enclosed platform […]
recalcification re·cal·ci·fi·ca·tion (rē-kāl’sə-fĭ-kā’shən) n. The restoration of lost calcium salts to body tissues.
[ri-kal-si-truh nt] /rɪˈkæl sɪ trənt/ adjective 1. resisting authority or control; not obedient or compliant; refractory. 2. hard to deal with, manage, or operate. noun 3. a recalcitrant person. /rɪˈkælsɪtrənt/ adjective 1. not susceptible to control or authority; refractory noun 2. a recalcitrant person n. 1845, from French récalcitrance or from recalcitrant + -ance. adj. […]