the homologous series of unsaturated, aliphatic hydrocarbons containing one triple bond and having the general formula, C n H 2n+2 , as acetylene, HC≡CH.
the whole of (used in referring to quantity, extent, or duration): all the cake; all the way; all year. the whole number of (used in referring to individuals or particulars, taken collectively): all students. the greatest possible (used in referring to quality or degree): with all due respect; with all speed. every: all kinds; all […]
a group of things placed, thrown, or lying one on another; pile: a heap of stones. Informal. a great quantity or number; multitude: a heap of people. Slang. an automobile, especially a dilapidated one. to gather, put, or cast in a heap; pile (often followed by up, on, together, etc.). to accumulate or amass (often […]
- All aboard
on board; on, in, or into a ship, train, airplane, bus, etc.: to step aboard. alongside; to the side. Baseball. on base: a homer with two aboard. into a group as a new member: The office manager welcomed him aboard. on board of; on, in, or into: to come aboard a ship. all aboard!, (as […]
happening, coming, made, or done quickly, without warning, or unexpectedly: a sudden attack. occurring without transition from the previous form, state, etc.; abrupt: a sudden turn. impetuous; rash. Archaic. quickly made or provided. Obsolete, . Literary. suddenly. Obsolete. an unexpected occasion or occurrence. all of a sudden, without warning; unexpectedly; suddenly. Also, on a sudden. […]