a mite, Pyemotes ventricosus, that often occurs in straw and normally feeds on the larvae of insects but opportunistically bites humans, causing an itching dermatitis.
noun 1. a small brown mushroom, Volvariella volvacea, used in Asian cookery.
noun 1. Sir Peter (Frederick). 1919–2006, British philosopher. His early work deals with the relationship between language and logic, his later work with metaphysics. His books include The Bounds of Sense (1966) and Freedom and Resentment (1974)
noun 1. an unofficial vote taken to obtain an indication of the general trend of opinion on a particular issue. noun See straw poll Also, straw poll. An unofficial vote or poll indicating how people feel about a candidate or issue. For example, Let’s take a straw poll on the bill and see how it […]
[min-uh-muh m-weyt] /ˈmɪn ə məmˌweɪt/ noun 1. a boxer of the lightest competitive class, especially a boxer weighing up to 104 pounds (47.2 kg). noun 1. a professional boxer weighing not more than 47.6 kg (105 pounds) (as modifier): the strawweight title Also called mini-flyweight