verb (used with object)
to cut short; cut off a part of; abridge; reduce; diminish.
(transitive) to cut short; abridge
noun 1. a hanging piece of fabric used to shut out the light from a window, adorn a room, increase privacy, etc. 2. a movable or folding screen used for similar purposes. 3. Chiefly New England. a window shade. 4. Theater. a set of hanging drapery for concealing all or part of the stage or […]
noun, plural unci [uhn-sahy] /ˈʌn saɪ/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. any hook-shaped or curved part of a body process, especially the hippocampal gyrus in the temporal lobe of the brain. noun (pl) unci (ˈʌnsaɪ) 1. (zoology, anatomy) a hooked part or process, as in the human cerebrum uncus un·cus (ŭng’kəs) n. pl. un·ci (ŭn’sī) A […]
noun 1. a soft bag of cloth, leather, or rubber, filled with feathers, air, foam rubber, etc., on which to sit, kneel, or lie. 2. anything similar in form, used to dampen shocks or to prevent excessive pressure or chafing. 3. something to absorb or counteract a shock, jar, or jolt, as a body of […]
adjective 1. having a cusp or cusps; cusplike.