see: take up , def. 7.
- Take with a grain of slat
see: with a grain of salt
noun 1. a mountain-dwelling bovid, Budorcas taxicolor, native to the eastern Himalayas, China, and northern Burma, that resembles a cross between a goat and a musk ox. noun 1. a massive bovid mammal, Budorcas taxicolor, of mountainous regions of S Asia, having a shaggy coat, short legs, and horns that point backwards and upwards
noun 1. the act of a person or thing that takes. 2. the state of being taken. 3. something that is taken. 4. an action by the federal government, as a regulatory ruling, that imposes a restriction on the use of private property for which the owner must be compensated. 5. takings, receipts, especially of […]
noun, Photography. 1. See under reflex camera. reflex camera noun 1. a camera in which the image appears on a ground-glass viewer (focusing screen) after being reflected by a mirror or after passing through a prism or semitransparent glass; in one type (single-lens reflex camera) light passes through the same lens to both the ground […]