Page 1 from 4
Total results: 3369
- Towards the back or rear; backwards.
- In the rear; a distance behind.
- By surprise; startled; dumbfounded.
- Backward against the mast; said of the sails when pressed by the wind from the "wrong" (forward) side, or of a ship when its sails are set that way.
- An abacus.
- Any of several tropical New World trees in:
- The dark wood of these trees.
- Any of a number of Central American and South American freshwater fish in the family Cichlidae
- To soothe, to calm; to assuage, to subdue.
- The capital of Ghana.
- Sour, bitter, and harsh to the taste, as unripe fruit.
- Sharp and harsh in expressing oneself.
- A spicy and salty pickle in Indian cuisine.
- The sound of a sneeze.
- dandruff (or similar condition)
- Like an acid, somewhat acid.
- The full attention of one's sight, hearing or other senses, as directed towards a particular object.
- Marked by acne; suffering from acne.
- In a cocked or turned-up fashion.
- Of a person, feeling cold.
- An ancient Native American pueblo in western New Mexico, United States.
- The fruit of the oak, being an oval nut growing in a woody cup or cupule.
- A cone-shaped piece of wood on the point of the spindle above the vane, on the mast-head.
- See acorn-shell.
- A testicle.
- Owning or possessing many acres of land.
- Sharp and harsh, or bitter and not to the taste; pungent.
- Causing heat and irritation; corrosive.
- Caustic; bitter; bitterly irritating.
- of A star in the constellation Crux the Southern Cross
- The univalent radical derived from acrylic acid :- CH2=CH-CO-
- A person who performs in a theatrical play or film.
- One who acts; a doer.
- One who takes part in a situation.
- An advocate or proctor in civil courts or causes.
- One who institutes a suit; plaintiff or complainant.
- One who enacts a certain policy action.
- The entity that performs a role (in use case analysis).
- A former Roman unit of length, equal to 120 Roman feet (about 35½
- A former Roman unit of area, equivalent to a square with sides of 1 actus (about ⅛ ha)
- Curved inward, hooked.
- A bird of the family Alcidae, including auks, auklets, razorbills, dovekies, guillemots, and puffins.
- A diminutive of the male given name Alexander.
- An indigenous language family of North America, comprising Wiyot, Yurok, and many Algonquian languages.
- In a frantic or frenzied and violent manner; in a confused, jumbled or uncontrolled state.
- Quickly, rapidly, with speed.
- To tear up by the roots; to draw away.
- A white band of cholesterol that forms at the edge of the cornea
- A low, horizontal cloud typically forming at the leading edge of thunderstorm outflow
- An elastic band around the base of the arolium, a pad at the end of the leg of certain insects
- An arc-shaped band of thickened sexine extending between two apertures on a pollen grain or spore
- Relating to division by area; relating to an attribute obtained by division by area.
- A cavity, in the form of a bag or tube, lined with choanocytes, that forms the structure of sponges
- A dish in which ingredients are set into a gelatine, jelly-like substance made from a meat stock or consommé.
- An asp, a small venomous snake of Egypt.
- A piece of ordnance carrying a 12-pound shot.
- Aspish; relating to an asp, a small venomous snake of Egypt.
- Of or pertaining to a royal court; courtly.
- Of, pertaining to, or resembling a palace.
- A ceremony at some European universities to confer a Doctor of Divinity degree.
- Pertaining to the reproductive ducts of certain organisms.
- Of or pertaining to trivalent gold.
- Of, or pertaining to the ear; aural
- Pertaining to an aura.
- A Mexica.
- A Nahua.
- The Nahuatl language.
- A city in New Mexico, USA
- Of or pertaining to the Mexica people.
- Of or pertaining to the Nahuas.
- Of or pertaining to the Nahuatl language.
- Of or pertaining to weight, especially to the weight or pressure of the atmosphere as measured by a barometer.
- Of or pertaining to barium.
- A bank; a sandbank.
- A field or patch of ground lying near a stream; the dale in which a stream flows.
- The process of baking.
- The quantity of bread or other baked goods baked at one time.
- A quantity of anything produced at one operation.
- A group or collection of things of the same kind, such as a batch of letters or the next batch of business.
- A set of data to be processed with one execution of a program.
- A bread roll.
- A graduating class.
- To aggregate things together into a batch.
- To handle a set of input data or requests as a batch process.
- Of a process, operating for a defined set of conditions, and then halting.
- To live as a bachelor temporarily, of a married man or someone virtually married.
- The shore of a body of water, especially when sandy or pebbly.
- A horizontal strip of land, usually sandy, adjoining water.
- The loose pebbles of the seashore, especially worn by waves; shingle.
- To run aground on a beach.
- To run (something) aground on a beach.
- A placeholder name used to refer to a (usually white) woman held in contempt by the speaker.
- To cry about; cry over; lament; bemourn.
- To accuse.
- To bewitch.
- To cut about; cut around; cut up; cut off; sever.
- Upper arm muscle which bends the elbow. Usage note: Certain authors spell the singular of this word biceps.
- A region of the Philippines located at south-eastern Luzon.
- The language of the native inhabitants of the region.
- The inhabitants of the region.
- Any of various trees of the genus Betula, native to countries in the Northern Hemisphere.
- A hard wood taken from the birch tree, typically used to make furniture.
- A stick, rod or bundle of twigs made from birch wood, used for punishment.
- A birch-bark canoe.
- to punish with a stick, bundle of twigs, or rod made of birch wood.
- to punish as though one were using a stick, bundle of twigs, or rod made of birch wood.
- A female dog or other canine, particularly a recent mother.
- A despicable or disagreeable, aggressive person, typically a woman or man considered effeminate in some way.
- A submissive person, often female, who does what others want; a slave.
- A complaint, especially when the complaint is unjustified.
- A difficult or confounding problem.
- A queen (playing card), particularly the queen of spades in the card game of hearts.
- Something unforgiving and unpleasant.
- Place; situation
- To behave or act as a bitch.
- To criticize spitefully, often for the sake of complaining rather than in order to have the problem corrected.
- To spoil, to ruin.
- The bobak marmot (Marmota bobak).
- a curved, tapered metal tube which connects the reed of several double reed woodwind instruments (such as the cor anglais, bassoon, and contrabassoon) to the rest of the instrument
- A cylindrical glass vessel, with a large and short neck.
- A game, similar to bowls or pétanque, played on a long, narrow, dirt-covered court
- the human head
- A boys' game played with large marbles.
- The kind of marble used in this game.
- Of, pertaining to, or containing the element boron.
- To perform (a task) in an unacceptable or incompetent manner; to make a mess of something; to ruin; to bungle; to spoil; to destroy.
- To do something without skill, without care, or clumsily.
- To repair or mend clumsily.
- An action, job, or task that has been performed very badly.
- A patch put on, or a part of a garment patched or mended in a clumsy manner.
- A ruined, defective, or clumsy piece of work; mess; bungle.
- A mistake that is very stupid or embarrassing.
- A messy, disorderly or confusing combination; conglomeration; hodgepodge.
- A tumour or other malignant swelling.
- A case or outbreak of boils or sores.
- A leaf or leaf-like structure from the axil out of which a stalk of a flower or an inflorescence arises.
- A storm spirit in Cornish folklore, formerly believed to inhabit mines and coastal communities.
- A group of a number of similar things, either growing together, or in a cluster or clump, usually fastened together.
- The peloton; the main group of riders formed during a race.
- An informal body of friends.
- A considerable amount.
- An unmentioned amount; a number.
- A group of logs tied together for skidding.
- An unusual concentration of ore in a lode or a small, discontinuous occurrence or patch of ore in the wallrock.
- The reserve yarn on the filling bobbin to allow continuous weaving between the time of indication from the midget feeler until a new bobbin is put in the shuttle.
- An unfinished cigar, before the wrapper leaf is added.
- A protuberance; a hunch; a knob or lump; a hump.
- To gather into a bunch.
- To gather fabric into folds.
- To form a bunch.
- To be gathered together in folds
- To protrude or swell
- A swindle or confidence trick.
- A parlour game played in teams with three dice, originating in England but popular among suburban women in the United States at the beginning of the 21st century.
- To swindle (someone).
- A cabdriver, someone who drives a taxi.
- A long, thick log held upright at one end and tossed in the Highland games.
- A small dwelling characteristic of the frontier, especially when built from logs with simple tools and not constructed by professional builders, but by those who meant to live in it.
- A chalet or lodge, especially one that can hold large groups of people.
- A compartment on land, usually composed of logs.
- A private room on a ship.
- The interior of a boat, enclosed to create a small room, particularly for sleeping.
- The passenger area of an airplane.
- The section of a passenger plane having the same class of service.
- A signal box.
- A small room; an enclosed place.
- To place in a cabin.
- To live in, or as if in, a cabin; to lodge.
- A member of one of the Caddo tribes.
- A confederacy of several southeastern Native American tribes, who inhabited much of what is now East Texas, western Louisiana and portions of southern Arkansas and Oklahoma in the sixteenth century.
- A Caddoan language of the Southern Plains of the United States, spoken by the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma.
- A town in Oklahoma.
- An ornate capital letter used in calligraphy consisting of interlacing pen strokes.
- A circular frame on which cadgers carry hawks for sale.
- To beg.
- To obtain something by wit or guile; to convince people to do something they might not normally do.
- To carry hawks and other birds of prey.
- To carry, as a burden.
- To hawk or peddle, as fish, poultry, etc.
- To intrude or live on another meanly; to beg.
- cheerful or mirthful, as after good eating or drinking
- A Scottish errand boy, porter, or messenger.
- An old Tunisian dry measure, equal to 496 litres.
- A basketball player.
- A person who drives an automobile, particularly for commuting.
- wary, careful, shrewd.
- Uncommunicative; unwilling or hesitant to give information, reticent.
- A member of a persecuted minority in south-western France.
- An endangered burrowing, nocturnal bird, Pterodroma cahow, from Bermuda; the
- A travelling tinker; a tramp, or sturdy beggar.
- A rounded or conical heap of stones erected by early inhabitants of the British Isles, apparently as a sepulchral monument.
- A pile of stones heaped up as a landmark, to guide travelers on land or at sea, or to arrest attention, as in surveying, or in leaving traces of an exploring party, etc.
- A cairn terrier.
- Empty with nothing left to smoke but ash.
- An Israelite who entered Canaan with Joshua.
- name first used by Puritans.
- To give birth to a calf.
- To assist the giving of birth of a calf.
- To break off or shed a large piece.
- A cup-like structure in the mammalian kidney.
- The outermost whorl of flower parts, comprising the sepals, when it is not the same in appearance as the next such whorl (the corolla).
- The crown of a crinoid.
- Postal abbreviation for Cambridgeshire.
- A light, loose dress or robe.
- Characterized by camp or kitsch, especially when deliberate or intentional.
- intoxicated by alcohol or drugs
- Filled with white flakes; mothery; said of vinegar when containing mother.
- Any member of the family Canidae, including dogs, wolves, foxes, coyotes and jackals.
- lively; cheerful; merry; brisk
- Wearing a cape or capes.
- (in compounds) Wearing a cape of a specified kind.
- A playful leap or jump.
- A jump while dancing.
- A prank or practical joke.
- Playful behaviour.
- A crime, especially an elaborate heist, or a narrative about such a crime.
- To leap or jump about in a sprightly or playful manner.
- To jump as part of a dance.
- To engage in playful behaviour.
- A vessel formerly used by the Dutch; privateer.
- The pungent grayish green flower bud of the European and Oriental caper (Capparis spinosa), which is pickled and eaten.
- A plant of the genus Capparis.
- The capercaillie.
- The head.
- A knob-like protuberance or capitulum.
- The top or superior part of a thing.
- The council or ruling body of the University of Cambridge prior to the constitution of 1856.
- Someone who regularly looks after another person, either as a job or often through family responsibilities.
- A mark: ⟨ ⟩ used by writers and proof readers to indicate that something is to be inserted in the place marked by the caret.
- An indicator, often a blinking line or bar, indicating where the next insertion or other edit will take place. Also called a cursor.
- A ⟨
- A ⟨ ⟩.
- A kind of turtle, the hawksbill.
- Any member of the Caridae.
- name borrowed from Italian or German.
- name of Italian origin. English equivalents: Charles, Carl
- A person who works in a carnival.
- The jargon used by carnival workers.
- A carnival.
- An evergreen shrub or tree, Ceratonia siliqua, native to the Mediterranean region.
- The fruit of that tree.
- A sweet chocolate-like confection made with the pulp of the fruit.
- A shot in which the ball struck with the cue comes in contact with two or more balls on the table; a hitting of two or more balls with the player's ball.
- A billiard-like Indian game in which players take turns flicking checker-like pieces into one of four goals on the corners of (one meter by one meter square) board.
- To make a carom
- To strike and bounce back; to strike (something) and rebound.
- Low, fertile land; a river valley.
- coma with complete insensibility; deep lethargy
- To cut.
- To cut meat in order to serve it.
- To shape to sculptural effect; to produce (a work) by cutting, or to cut (a material) into a finished work.
- To perform a series of turns without pivoting, so that the tip and tail of the snowboard take the same path.
- To take or make, as by cutting; to provide.
- To lay out; to contrive; to design; to plan.
- A carucate.
- Having a case or covering; encased or clad.
- Any of the hereditary social classes and subclasses of South Asian societies.
- A separate and fixed order or class of persons in society who chiefly associate with each other.
- A class of ants of a particular size and function within a colony.
- The act of seizing or capturing.
- The act of catching an object in motion, especially a ball.
- The act of noticing, understanding or hearing.
- The game of catching a ball.
- A find, in particular a boyfriend or girlfriend or prospective spouse.
- Something which is captured or caught.
- A stopping mechanism, especially a clasp which stops something from opening.
- A hesitation in voice, caused by strong emotion.
- A concealed difficulty, especially in a deal or negotiation.
- A crick; a sudden muscle pain during unaccustomed positioning when the muscle is in use.
- A fragment of music or poetry.
- A state of readiness to capture or seize; an ambush.
- A crop which has germinated and begun to grow.
- A type of strong boat, usually having two masts; a ketch.
- A type of humorous round in which the voices gradually catch up with one another; usually sung by men and often having bawdy lyrics.
- The refrain; a line or lines of a song which are repeated from verse to verse.
- The act of catching a hit ball before it reaches the ground, resulting in an out.
- A player in respect of his catching ability; particularly one who catches well.
- The first contact of an oar with the water.
- A stoppage of breath, resembling a slight cough.
- Passing opportunities seized; snatches.
- A slight remembrance; a trace.
- To capture, overtake.
- To capture or snare (someone or something which would rather escape).
- To entrap or trip up a person; to deceive.
- To marry or enter into a similar relationship with.
- To reach (someone) with a strike, blow, weapon etc.
- To overtake or catch up to; to be in time for.
- To discover unexpectedly; to surprise (someone doing something).
- To travel by means of.
- To become pregnant. (Only in past tense or as participle.)
- To seize hold of.
- To grab, seize, take hold of.
- To take or replenish something necessary, such as breath or sleep.
- To grip or entangle.
- To be held back or impeded.
- To engage with some mechanism; to stick, to succeed in interacting with something or initiating some process.
- To have something be held back or impeded.
- To make a grasping or snatching motion (at).
- Of fire, to spread or be conveyed to.
- To grip (the water) with one's oars at the beginning of the stroke.
- To germinate and set down roots.
- To contact a wave in such a way that one can ride it back to shore.
- To handle an exception.
- To intercept.
- To seize or intercept a object moving through the air (or, sometimes, some other medium).
- To seize (an opportunity) when it occurs.
- To end a player's innings by catching a hit ball before the first bounce.
- To play (a specific period of time) as the catcher.
- To receive (by being in the way).
- To be the victim of (something unpleasant, painful etc.).
- To be touched or affected by (something) through exposure.
- To be infected by (an illness).
- To spread by infection or similar means.
- To receive or be affected by (wind, water, fire etc.).
- To acquire, as though by infection; to take on through sympathy or infection.
- To be hit by something.
- To serve well or poorly for catching, especially for catching fish.
- To get pregnant.
- To take in with one's senses or intellect.
- To grasp mentally: perceive and understand.
- To take in; to watch or listen to (an entertainment).
- To reproduce or echo a spirit or idea faithfully.
- To seize attention, interest.
- To charm or entrance.
- To attract and hold (a faculty or organ of sense).
- To obtain or experience
- A 20th century spelling variant of Cathy, diminutive of the female given name Catherine.
- name and of its variant forms, also used as a formal given name in the 20th century.
- A diminutive of the female given name Catherine.
- A diminutive of the female given name Caitlin.
- A dishonest person; a rogue; a cheat.
- Great heat, as of the body in fever.
- Relating to the vena cava
- To criticise for petty or frivolous reasons.
- A petty or trivial objection or criticism.
- Resembling or relating to cawk.
- A city in South Carolina
- To stop.
- To stop doing (something).
- To be wanting; to fail; to pass away.
- Any member of the Cebidae.
- A celebrity; a famous person.
- An Anglo-Saxon churl.
- Containing cerium with valence four.
- Relating to wax.
- A triterpene found in cork.
- A radical, C27H55, supposed to exist in several compounds obtained from waxes.
- name of Welsh origin; a variant of Carys.
- The univalent hexadecyl radical C16H33- present in many waxes
- A Spanish enclave at the edge of Morocco.
- To toss up the head frequently, as a horse to avoid the restraint of the bridle.
- To not broadcast a medal-winning or otherwise memorable or crucial figure skating performance. This only occurs in a live broadcast because the network has to decide which programs to show and which to cut in the interest of time. If a skater is low in the rankings and several big names are set to skate later, that performance may be cut.
- The inedible parts of a grain-producing plant.
- By extension, any excess or unwanted material, resource, or person; anything worthless.
- Loose material, e.g. small strips of aluminum foil, dropped from aircraft specifically to interfere with radar detection.
- Straw or hay cut up fine for the food of cattle.
- Light jesting talk; banter; raillery.
- To use light, idle language by way of fun or ridicule; to banter.
- To make fun of; to turn into ridicule by addressing in ironical or bantering language; to quiz.
- A fungus, Inonotus obliquus, found in over-the-counter medical and nutritional treatments and as an ingredient in herbal tea.
- The large spiral shell of several species of sea conch, much used in making bangles, especially
- To eat noisily; to champ or chomp
- To sing, especially without instruments, and as applied to monophonic and pre-modern music.
- To sing or intone sacred text.
- To utter or repeat in a strongly rhythmical manner, especially as a group.
- Type of singing done generally without instruments and harmony.
- A short and simple melody, divided into two parts by double bars, to which unmetrical psalms, etc., are sung or recited. It is the most ancient form of choral music.
- Twang; manner of speaking; a canting tone.
- A repetitive song, typically an incantation or part of a ritual.
- A narrow lane or passage between houses in a town.
- To work by the day, without being a regularly hired servant; to do small jobs; to char.
- Charcoal; coke.
- A pointed stick, which when placed with the point against another piece of wood, and spun rapidly in alternate directions with the aid of attached cords, produces enough heat by friction to create a fire; a fire-drill.
- A wine glass.
- A variety of hunting bird.
- To reduce by strong heat, as to produce charcoal or coke; to calcine.
- To make a grating sound.
- An object, act or words believed to have magic power (usually carries a positive connotation).
- The ability to persuade, delight or arouse admiration; often constructed in the plural.
- A quantum number of hadrons determined by the quantity of charm quarks & antiquarks.
- A small trinket on a bracelet or chain, etc., traditionally supposed to confer luck upon the wearer.
- seduce, persuade or fascinate someone or something.
- To use a magical charm upon; to subdue, control, or summon by incantation or supernatural influence.
- To protect with, or make invulnerable by, spells, charms, or supernatural influences.
- To make music upon.
- To subdue or overcome by some secret power, or by that which gives pleasure; to allay; to soothe.
- The mixed sound of many voices, especially of birds or children.
- A flock, group (especially of finches).
- A map.
- A map illustrating the geography of a specific phenomenon.
- A navigator's map.
- A systematic non-narrative presentation of data.
- A tabular presentation of data; a table.
- A diagram.
- A graph.
- A record of a patient's diagnosis, care instructions, and recent history.
- A ranked listing of competitors, as of recorded music.
- A written deed; a charter.
- A subspace of a manifold used as part of an atlas
- To draw a chart or map of.
- To draw or figure out (a route or plan).
- To record systematically.
- To appear on a hit-recording chart.
- Sad; sorrowful; grievous.
- Disposed to cherish with care; careful.
- Cautious; wary; shy.
- Sparing; not lavish; not disposed to give freely.
- A deep, steep-sided rift, gap or fissure; a gorge or abyss.
- A large difference of opinion.
- A small South American subspecies of tiger cat ( native to Argentina and Paraguay.
- A type of residential tenement building found in India, typically for poor working-class people.
- singular of, i.e. nonstandard version of chews.
- A suburban village in Sutton on the border of London and Surrey
- Trade; traffic; chaffer; chaffering.
- A market; marketplace.
- A low price; a bargain.
- Cheapness; lowness of price; abundance of supply.
- Low and/or reduced in price.
- Of poor quality.
- Of little worth.
- Underhand or unfair.
- Ungenerous; stingy, mean (UK), tightfisted, excessively frugal.
- To trade; traffic; bargain; chaffer; ask the price of goods; cheapen goods.
- To bargain for; chaffer for; ask the price of; offer a price for; cheapen.
- To buy; purchase.
- To sell.
- To violate rules in order to gain advantage from a situation.
- To be unfaithful to one's spouse or partner.
- To manage to avoid something even though it seemed unlikely.
- To deceive; to fool; to trick.
- To beguile.
- Someone who cheats (informal: cheater).
- An act of deception or fraud; that which is the means of fraud or deception; a fraud; a trick; imposition; imposture.
- The weed cheatgrass.
- A card game where the goal is to have no cards remaining in a hand, often by telling lies.
- A hidden means of gaining an unfair advantage in a computer game, often by entering a cheat code.
- Of a small bird, to make short, high-pitched sounds sounding like "cheep".
- To express in a chirping tone.
- A short, high-pitched sound made by a small bird.
- A unit of weight equal to 200 kg (441 lbs.).
- A former Turkish unit of weight equal to 180 okas.
- A former Turkish unit of weight equal to 100 dirhems (variously .15–.35 kg).
- to gossip, particularly in a forthright manner
- to speak rudely or out of turn
- Massive, usually dull-colored and opaque, quartzite, hornstone, impure chalcedony, or other flint-like mineral.
- A flint-like tool made from chert.
- A board game for two players with each beginning with sixteen chess pieces moving according to fixed rules across a chessboard with the objective to checkmate the opposing king.
- Any of several species of grass in the genus Bromus, generally considered weeds.
- One of the platforms, consisting of two or more planks dowelled together, for the flooring of a temporary military bridge.
- A box, now usually a large strong box with a secure convex lid.
- A coffin.
- The place in which public money is kept; a treasury.
- A chest of drawers.
- The portion of the front of the human body from the base of the neck to the top of the abdomen; the thorax. Also the analogous area in other animals.
- A hit or blow made with one's chest.
- To hit with one's chest (front of one's body)
- To deposit in a chest.
- To place in a coffin.
- Debate; quarrel; strife; enmity.
- To come to an issue; to turn out; to succeed.
- having a pliable or springy texture when chewed
- a capital city of Chiba prefecture, Japan.
- To admonish in blame; to reproach angrily.
- To utter words of disapprobation and displeasure; to find fault; to contend angrily.
- To make a clamorous noise; to chafe.
- A leader or head of a group of people, organisation, etc.
- The top part of a shield or escutcheon.
- Primary; principal.
- To smoke cannabis.
- The edge of a cask, etc; a chine.
- A musical instrument producing a sound when struck, similar to a bell (e.g. a tubular metal bar) or actually a bell. Often used in the plural to refer to the set: the chimes.
- An individual ringing component of such a set.
- A small bell or other ringing or tone-making device as a component of some other device.
- The sound of such an instrument or device.
- A small hammer or other device used to strike a bell.
- To make the sound of a chime.
- To cause to sound in harmony; to play a tune, as upon a set of bells; to move or strike in harmony.
- To utter harmoniously; to recite rhythmically.
- To agree; to correspond.
- To make a rude correspondence of sounds; to jingle, as in rhyming.
- A chine; the edge of a cask.
- To review each image on a digital camera after it is taken.
- To get very excited when showing images on a digital camera.
- To become happier.
- To make happier.
- To make the sound of a bird; to chirp.
- lively; cheerful; in good spirits
- Collective noun for goldfinch.
- A din or confused noise, as of many voices, birdsong, etc.
- To chirp or to make a mournful cry, as a bird does.
- A short, sharp or high note or noise, as of a bird or insect.
- A pulse of signal whose frequency sweeps through a band of frequencies for the duration of the pulse.
- to make a short, sharp, cheerful note, as of small birds or crickets
- to speak in a high-pitched staccato
- To modify (a pulse of signal) so that it sweeps through a band of frequencies throughout its duration.
- To make the prolonged trilling sound of an insect (e.g. a grasshopper, a cicada).
- The trilled sound made by an insect.
- A hunt or chase.
- A hunting cry.
- To vex or harass with petty attacks.
- To maneuver or secure gradually.
- To scurry.
- An unsharpened section of a knife blade in front of the guard on the blade
- The indentation of a pocket-knife blade where it joins the tang
- A small handleless cup in which saké is served.
- A chayote.
- A short-sleeved blouse worn under a sari; an Indian underbodice.
- A Mexican or Hispanic gang member, or somebody perceived to embody similar characteristics.
- The act of chomping
- To bite or chew loudly or heavily.
- To remove the final character from (a text string) if it is a newline (or, less commonly, some other programmer-specified character).
- A chicken, especially a hen.
- A cooked chicken; a chicken dressed for cooking.
- A fool.
- Jaws, mouth.
- One's skill at musical interpretation and delivery (originally of jazz); musical performance ability.
- One's skill at any endeavor; ability, talent.
- The area where two tides meet and cause an irregular (choppy) sea.
- A pattern that involves carrying the object with the hand over the next object before throwing it.
- To talk, chat; also, to talk back, to be cheeky.
- A harmonic set of three or more notes that is heard as if sounding simultaneously.
- A straight line between two points of a curve.
- A horizontal member of a truss.
- The distance between the leading and trailing edge of a wing, measured in the direction of the normal airflow.
- A keyboard shortcut that involves two or more distinct keypresses, such as Ctrl+M followed by P.
- The string of a musical instrument.
- A cord.
- An edge that is not part of a cycle but connects two vertices of the cycle.
- To write chords for.
- To accord; to harmonize together.
- To provide with musical chords or strings; to string; to tune.
- A dry salt lake, in the Saharan area of Africa, that stays dry in the summer but receives some water in the winter.
- A squat, rounded form of oenochoe with a trefoil mouth.
- An assessment equal to a quarter of the revenue.
- An intersection where tracks or roads cross (often used in place names).
- A marketplace or open area in a city or village.
- A courtyard.
- A diminutive of the male given names Christopher and, less commonly, of Christian.
- A diminutive of the female name Christina and of its variant forms.
- stupid; churlish
- A coarse or stupid fellow.
- To make noisy puffing sounds, as of a steam locomotive.
- To break wind.
- To intermittantly extinguish and reignite a powder charge.
- Superfluous small talk that is free of conflict, offers no character development, description or insight, and does not advance the story or plot.
- A breathy noise produced by a tiger, similar in function to a cat's purr.
- Swollen with fat.
- The vagina.
- An incompetent person, a blockhead; a loser.
- A gullible person; a sucker; someone easily taken advantage of; someone lacking common sense.
- The thick end, especially of a piece of wood or of a joint of meat.
- A part of something that has been separated.
- A representative portion of a substance, often large and irregular.
- A discrete segment of a file, stream, etc. (especially one that represents audiovisual media); a block.
- A segment of a comedian's performance
- To break into large pieces or chunks.
- To break down (language, etc.) into conceptual chunks of manageable size.
- To throw.
- A rustic; a countryman or labourer; a free peasant (as opposed to a serf).
- A rough, surly, ill-bred person; a boor.
- A selfish miser; an illiberal person; a niggard.
- a freedman, ranked below a thane but above a thrall
- To agitate rapidly and repetitively, or to stir with a rowing or rocking motion; generally applies to liquids, notably cream.
- To produce excessive and sometimes undesirable or unproductive activity or motion.
- To move rapidly and repetitively with a rocking motion; to tumble, mix or shake.
- (in a booking system) to repeatedly cancel and rebook a reservation in order to refresh ticket time limits or other fare rule restrictions.
- A vessel used for churning.
- The time when a consumer switches his/her service provider.
- The mass of people who are ready to switch carriers, expressed by the formula Customer Quits/Customer base.
- Cyclic activity that achieves nothing.
- A digestive fluid containing fatty droplets, found in the small intestine.
- The thick semifluid mass of partly digested food that is passed from the stomach to the duodenum.
- A perennial onion plant, Allium fistulosum, commonly called Welsh onion.
- An alcoholic, often sparkling (carbonated) beverage made from fermented apples; hard cider; apple cider
- A non-alcoholic still beverage consisting of the (usually unfiltered and still containing pulp) juice of early-harvest apples; apple cider; sweet cider;
- A non-alcoholic carbonated beverage made from apples.
- A non-alcoholic drink, normally carbonated; equivalent to soft drink.
- A cup, glass or serving of any of these beverages.
- A simple saddle girth used in Mexico.
- Something that is very easy to do.
- A firm hold.
- To bring to certain conclusion.
- To tighten down.
- A variety of auction pitch in which a draw to improve the hand is added, and the five of trumps (called "right Pedro") and the five of the same colour (called "left Pedro", and ranking between the five and the four of trumps) are each worth five. Fifty-one points make a game.
- In the game of cinch, to protect (a trick) by playing a higher trump than the five.
- name and Lucinda; also used as a formal female given name.
- approximately, about
- of Tendrils or claspers.
- of Grouped cilia that function as "legs" in certain species of protists.
- A summons to appear, as before a judge.
- citation; quotation
- A civilian; someone who is not in the military.
- A group of animals or other organisms derived from a common ancestor species.
- A higher level grouping of a genetic haplogroup.
- To be part of a clade; to form a clade.
- To honk or cry like a goose.
- The cry of a goose, or other bird.
- Gossip; a gossip.
- The barnacle goose.
- form of (the barnacle goose)
- A brace, band, or clasp for strengthening or holding things together.
- An instrument used to temporarily shut off blood vessels, etc.
- A mass of bricks heaped up to be burned; or of ore for roasting, or of coal coking.
- A piece of wood (batten) across the grain of a board end to keep it flat, as in a breadboard.
- A heavy footstep; a tramp.
- An electronic circuit that fixes either the positive or the negative peak excursions of a signal to a defined value by shifting its DC value.
- To fasten in place or together with (or as if with) a clamp.
- To tread heavily or clumsily; to clump or clomp.
- To hold or grip tightly.
- To modify (a numeric value) so it lies within a specific range.
- To cover (vegetables, etc.) with earth.
- A loud, ringing sound, like that made by free-hanging metal objects striking each other.
- Quality of tone.
- The cry of some birds, including the crane and the goose.
- A word or phrase linked only by sound and not by meaning, characteristic of some mental disorders.
- To strike (objects) together so as to produce a clang.
- To give out a clang; to resound.
- A loud, hard sound of metal hitting metal.
- To make a clanking sound
- To cause to sound with a clank.
- definition (see
- a city in South Dakota, USA, and county seat of Clark County.