the body text of an article, story, etc., as distinguished from the title, subhead, and other display matter.
editorial text as distinguished from advertising.
noun 1. an entertainer who plays the part of a foil for a comic partner. straight man noun 1. a subsidiary actor who acts as stooge to a comedian straight goods
[streyt-lahyn] /ˈstreɪtˈlaɪn/ adjective 1. Machinery. noting a machine or mechanism the working parts of which act or are arranged in a straight line. noting a mechanism for causing one part to move along a straight line. 2. Accounting. denoting uniform allocation, as in calculating the total depreciation over the life of a depreciable asset, dividing […]
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noun 1. (Austral) a system of registered ownership of space in multistorey buildings, to be equivalent to the ownership of the land of a single-storey building NZ equivalent stratum title
adjective 1. pertaining to, characterized by, or of the nature of strategy: strategic movements. 2. important in or essential to strategy. 3. (of an action, as a military operation or a move in a game) forming an integral part of a stratagem: a strategic move in a game of chess. 4. Military. intended to render […]