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  • Sea

    noun 1. the salt waters that cover the greater part of the earth’s surface. 2. a division of these waters, of considerable extent, more or less definitely marked off by land boundaries: the North Sea. 3. one of the seven seas; ocean. 4. a large lake or landlocked body of water. 5. the degree or […]

  • Salverform

    adjective 1. (of the corolla of the phlox and certain other flowers) consisting of a narrow tube with flat spreading terminal petals

  • Adar sheni

    an intercalary month of the Jewish calendar, added between Adar and Nisan; Veadar.

  • Duplicity

    [doo-plis-i-tee, dyoo-] /duˈplɪs ɪ ti, dyu-/ noun, plural duplicities for 2, 3. 1. deceitfulness in speech or conduct, as by speaking or acting in two different ways to different people concerning the same matter; double-dealing. Synonyms: deceit, deception, dissimulation, fraud, guile, hypocrisy, trickery. Antonyms: candidness, directness, honesty, straightforwardness. 2. an act or instance of such […]

  • Leaker

    [leek] /lik/ noun 1. an unintended hole, crack, or the like, through which liquid, gas, light, etc., enters or escapes: a leak in the roof. 2. an act or instance of leaking. 3. any means of unintended entrance or escape. 4. Electricity. the loss of current from a conductor, usually resulting from poor insulation. 5. […]

  • Crop-dusting

    [krop-duhs-ting] /ˈkrɒpˌdʌs tɪŋ/ noun 1. the spraying of powdered fungicides or insecticides on crops, usually from an airplane. [krop-duhst] /ˈkrɒpˌdʌst/ verb (used with object) 1. to subject (a field) to crop-dusting. noun 1. the spreading of fungicide, etc on crops in the form of dust, often from an aircraft

  • Redwing

    noun 1. a European thrush, Turdus iliacus, having chestnut-red flank and axillary feathers. 2. red-winged blackbird. noun 1. a small European thrush, Turdus iliacus, having a speckled breast, reddish flanks, and brown back 2. a North American oriole, Agelaius phoeniceus, the male of which has a black plumage with a red-and-yellow patch on each wing

  • Address space

    address space operating system, architecture The range of addresses which a processor or process can access, or at which a device can be accessed. The term may refer to either physical address or virtual address. The size of a processor’s address space depends on the width of the processor’s address bus and address registers. Each […]

  • Minaret

    [min-uh-ret, min-uh-ret] /ˌmɪn əˈrɛt, ˈmɪn əˌrɛt/ noun 1. a lofty, often slender, tower or turret attached to a mosque, surrounded by or furnished with one or more balconies, from which the muezzin calls the people to prayer. /ˌmɪnəˈrɛt; ˈmɪnəˌrɛt/ noun 1. a slender tower of a mosque having one or more balconies from which the […]

  • Motorola 68hc11

    processor A microcontroller family from Motorola descended from the Motorola 6800 microprocessor. The 68HC11 devices are more powerful and more expensive than the 68HC05 family. FAQ (ftp://src.doc.ic.ac.uk/usenet/usenet-by-group/comp.answers/microcontroller-faq/68hc11). There is an opcode simulator for the 68HC11, by Ted Dunning ted@nmsu.edu. Interrupts, hardware I/O, and half carries are still outside the loop. Adding interrupts may require simulating […]

  • Have the hots for someone

    verb phrase To desire someone sexually: The stocky instructress was glaring at them. ”Think she’s got the hots for you”/ I know Grodin has the hots for you (1940s+)

  • Hardecanute

    [hahr-duh-kuh-noot, -nyoot] /ˌhɑr də kəˈnut, -ˈnyut/ noun 1. 1019?–42, king of Denmark 1035–42, king of England 1040–42 (son of Canute). /ˈhɑːdɪkəˌnjuːt/ noun 1. same as Harthacanute

  • Injurer

    [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 […]

  • Adjective phrase

    a group of words including an adjective and its complements or modifiers that functions as an adjective, as too openly critical in His latest article is too openly critical of the administration. Historical Examples The adjective phrase may consist of an infinitive with or without the preposition about ( 319). An Advanced English Grammar with […]

  • Methylamine

    [meth-uh-luh-meen, -uh l-am-in] /ˌmɛθ ə ləˈmin, -əlˈæm ɪn/ noun, Chemistry. 1. any of three derivatives of ammonia in which one or all of the hydrogen atoms are replaced by methyl groups, especially a gas, CH 5 N, with an ammonialike odor, the simplest alkyl derivative of ammonia and, like the latter, forming a series of […]