- Baseball glove
a padded, leather covering for the hand, having a pocket in the area over the palm, webbing between the sections for the thumb and forefinger, and either separate sections for each finger or sections for more than one finger: used by baseball players in the field for catching batted or thrown balls. Compare mitt (def […]
- Walter map
noun 1. Walter, c1140–1209? Welsh ecclesiastic, poet, and satirist. noun 1. a diagrammatic representation of the earth’s surface or part of it, showing the geographical distributions, positions, etc, of natural or artificial features such as roads, towns, relief, rainfall, etc 2. a diagrammatic representation of the distribution of stars or of the surface of a […]
a mineral, beryllium aluminum silicate, Be 3 Al 2 Si 6 O 18 , usually green, but also blue, rose, white, and golden, and both opaque and transparent, the latter variety including the gems emerald and aquamarine: the principal ore of beryllium. a female given name. Contemporary Examples How Sherlock Holmes Took on the Capitalists […]
- Type vi mucopolysaccharidosis
type VI mucopolysaccharidosis n. See Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome.
[awr-i-guh n, ‐gon, or‐] /ˈɔr ɪ gən, ‐ˌgɒn, ˈɒr‐/ noun 1. a state in the NW United States, on the Pacific coast. 96,981 sq. mi. (251,180 sq. km). Capital: Salem. Abbreviation: Oreg., Ore., OR (for use with zip code). 2. a city in NW Ohio. /ˈɒrɪɡən/ noun 1. a state of the northwestern US, on […]
[in-jer] /ˈɪn dʒər/ verb (used with object), injured, injuring. 1. to do or cause harm of any kind to; damage; hurt; impair: to injure one’s hand. 2. to do wrong or injustice to. 3. to wound or offend: to injure a friend’s feelings. /ˈɪndʒə/ verb (transitive) 1. to cause physical or mental harm or suffering […]
a synthetic analogue of a glucocorticoid, C 22 H 29 FO 5 , used in various forms in the treatment of inflammation, allergies, and tumors, and for replacement therapy in adrenal insufficiency.
[han-dee] /ˈhæn di/ adjective, handier, handiest. 1. within easy reach; conveniently available; accessible: The aspirins are handy. 2. convenient or useful: A typewriter is a handy thing to have in the house. 3. skillful with the ; deft; dexterous: a handy person. 4. easily maneuvered: a handy ship. /ˈhændɪ/ adjective handier, handiest 1. conveniently or […]
- Coupled rhythm
coupled rhythm n. See bigeminal rhythm.
noun, plural wives [wahyvz] /waɪvz/ (Show IPA) 1. a married woman, especially when considered in relation to her partner in marriage. 2. a woman (archaic or dial., except in idioms): old wives’ tale. verb (used with or without object), wifed, wifing. 3. Rare. wive. Idioms 4. take to wife, to marry (a particular woman): He […]
Trademark. 1. engineering, technical, consulting, and advisory services with respect to designing, building, equipping, and testing commercial and military aircraft and related equipment at Lockheed Martin Corporation. noun 2. (usually lowercase). Also, skunk works, skunkworks [skuhngk-wurks] /ˈskʌŋkˌwɜrks/ (Show IPA). Slang. an often secret experimental laboratory or facility for producing innovative products, as in the computer […]
[pa-truh-lin-ee-uh l, pey-] /ˌpæ trəˈlɪn i əl, ˌpeɪ-/ adjective 1. inheriting or determining descent through the male line. /ˌpætrɪˈlɪnɪəl/ adjective 1. tracing descent, kinship, or title through the male line adj. 1904, from patri- + lineal. patrilineal pat·ri·lin·e·al (pāt’rə-lĭn’ē-əl) adj. Relating to, based on, or tracing ancestral descent through the paternal line. patrilineal [(pat-ruh-lin-ee-uhl)] Tracing […]
synoscheos syn·os·che·os (sĭn-ŏs’kē-ŏs’) n. Partial or complete adhesion of the penis and scrotum.
[oh-ver-see] /ˌoʊ vərˈsi/ verb (used with object), oversaw, overseen, overseeing. 1. to direct (work or workers); supervise; manage: He was hired to oversee the construction crews. 2. to see or observe secretly or unintentionally: We happened to oversee the burglar leaving the premises. He was overseen stealing the letters. 3. to survey or watch, as […]
James Henry, 1865–1935, U.S. archaeologist and historian of ancient Egypt.