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- a small town in Norfolk, England
- Any of class of organic radicals, RCO-, formed by the removal of a hydroxyl group from a carboxylic acid.
- cord that is fastened around the kaffiyeh
- from place names in England. Variant spelling: Albee.
- name, anglicization of Irish Ailbhe, name of an Irish saint also anglicized as Albert.
- name used in Ireland, derived from Ailbhe, name of heroines in Irish legend.
- The letter A in the ICAO spelling alphabet
- A diminutive of the male given names Alfred and Alfonso.
- The first letter of the Arabic alphabet:
- Something given to the poor as charity, such as money, clothing or food.
- Low down.
- Towards the lower part of a vessel; towards the lower rigging or the decks.
- the Indian gooseberry, a deciduous tree.
- The bitter yellow-green fruit of this tree.
- Of or pertaining to starch
- A tissue surrounding the seed in certain fruits such as pomegranates.
- Any univalent organic radical derived from an aromatic hydrocarbon by removing a hydrogen atom.
- A financial guarantee by a third party to assume the burden of a debt, especially a bill of exchange in the event of default.
- Of, related to, or characteristic of a grandparent.
- The pin or spindle on which a wheel revolves, or which revolves with a wheel.
- A transverse bar or shaft connecting the opposite wheels of a car or carriage; an axletree.
- An axis; as, the Sun’s axle.
- Any of various aromatic resins exuded from certain plants, especially trees of the genus Commiphora of Africa, Arabia and India and Myroxylon of South America.
- A plant or tree yielding such substance.
- Any soothing oil or lotion, especially an aromatic one.
- Something soothing.
- Any of various aromatic plants of the genus Melissa, such as lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) or bee balm.
- To anoint with balm, or with anything medicinal.
- To soothe; to mitigate.
- To shout or utter in a loud and intense manner.
- To wail; to give out a blaring cry.
- The spoiling of someone's score in the crib.
- A deception, a hoax.
- To spoil the score of (someone) in cribbage.
- To do someone out of their due; to deceive or defraud, to cheat (someone).
- Half a coconut shell, used in Fiji as a cup for drinking alcohol.
- To spin.
- To cause (a floating log) to rotate by treading on it.
- A type of grace note movement that quickly switches between low-A and low-G several times, producing a low rippling sound. www.mcnabbs.org - Introduction to Bagpipe Music
- To tell tales; to gossip without reserve or discretion.
- One who blabs; a babbler; a telltale; a gossip or gossiper.
- Nonsense; drivel; idle, meaningless talk.
- (in plural, the blahs) A general or ambiguous feeling of discomfort, dissatisfaction, uneasiness, boredom, mild depression, etc.
- Dull; uninteresting; insipid.
- Low in spirit or health; down.
- To utter idle, meaningless talk.
- A sudden, explosive sound, such as is made by a gunshot
- spam posted to a blog
- A bubble, such as in paint or glass.
- A large vesicle or bulla, usually containing a serous fluid.
- An irregular bulge in the plasma membrane of a cell undergoing apoptosis.
- A bubble-like inclusion of one mineral within another.
- To form, or cause the formation of, blebs.
- Colour, hue.
- Colour of the face, complexion.
- Consistency, form, texture.
- General resemblance, likeness; appearance, aspect, look.
- To undergo bletting, a fermentation process in certain fruit beyond ripening.
- A chunk of cannabis resin.
- A small dot registered on electronic equipment, such as a radar or oscilloscope screen.
- A short sound of a single pitch, usually electronically generated.
- A brief and usually minor aberration or deviation from what is expected or normal.
- As blip out: to skip over or ignore.
- To change state abruptly, such as between off and on or dark and light, sometimes implying motion.
- To cry, whine or blubber (usually carries a connotation of disapproval).
- To swell; to puff out, as with weeping.
- The act of blubbing.
- (attributively) Swollen, puffed, protruding.
- A town in Texas.
- To make indistinct or hazy, to obscure or dim.
- To smear, stain or smudge.
- To become indistinct.
- To cause imperfection of vision in; to dim; to darken.
- To sully; to stain; to blemish, as reputation.
- To transfer the input focus away from.
- A smear, smudge or blot
- Something that appears hazy or indistinct
- A moral stain or blot.
- In a state of doubt or confusion.
- A localized accumulation of pus in the skin, resulting from infection.
- The point at which fluid begins to change to a vapour.
- A dish of boiled food, especially based on seafood.
- The collective noun for a group of hawks.
- To heat (a liquid) to the point where it begins to turn into a gas.
- To cook in boiling water.
- Of a liquid, to begin to turn into a gas, seethe.
- Said of weather being uncomfortably hot.
- To feel uncomfortably hot. See also seethe.
- To form, or separate, by boiling or evaporation.
- To steep or soak in warm water.
- To be agitated like boiling water; to bubble; to effervesce.
- To be moved or excited with passion; to be hot or fervid.
- A roughly hemispherical container used to hold, mix or present food, such as salad, fruit or soup, or other items.
- As much as is held by a bowl.
- A haircut in which straight hair is cut at an even height around the edges, forming a bowl shape.
- A round crater (or similar) in the ground.
- The part of a spoon that holds content, as opposed to the handle.
- A part of a pipe or bong packed with marijuana for smoking
- An elliptical-shaped stadium or amphitheater resembling a bowl.
- A postseason football competition, a bowl game (i.e. Super Bowl)
- A rounded portion of a glyph that encloses empty space, as in the letters d and o.
- The ball rolled by players in the game of lawn bowls.
- The action of bowling a ball.
- The game of bowls.
- To roll or throw (a ball) in the correct manner in cricket and similar games and sports.
- To throw the ball (in cricket and similar games and sports).
- To roll or carry smoothly on, or as on, wheels.
- To pelt or strike with anything rolled.
- A variety of madeira (wine) that is less sweet than malmsey
- Any solid object rounded at one end and tapering on the other, possibly attached to a larger object at the tapered end.
- A light bulb.
- The bulb-shaped root portion of a plant such as a tulip, from which the rest of the plant may be regrown.
- a bulbous protuberance at the forefoot of certain vessels to reduce turbulence.
- To take the shape of a bulb; to swell.
- Size, mass or volume.
- The major part of something.
- The result of water retained by fibre.
- Unpackaged goods when transported in large volumes, e.g. coal, ore or grain.
- a cargo or any items moved or communicated in the manner of cargo.
- Excess body mass, especially muscle.
- A hypothetical higher-dimensional space within which our own four-dimensional universe may exist.
- The body.
- being large in size, mass or volume (of goods, etc.)
- To appear or seem to be, as to bulk or extent.
- To grow in size; to swell or expand.
- Alternative form of birle.
- A young cow or bull.
- Leather made of the skin of the calf; especially, a fine, light-coloured leather used in bookbinding.
- A young elephant, seal or whale
- A chunk of ice broken off of a larger glacier, ice shelf, or iceberg.
- A small island, near a larger island.
- A cabless railroad engine.
- An awkward or silly boy or young man; any silly person; a dolt.
- The back of the leg below the knee.
- The muscle in the back of the leg below the knee.
- Peaceful, quiet, especially free from anger and anxiety.
- Free of noise and disturbance.
- with little waves on the surface.
- Without wind or storm.
- The state of being calm; peacefulness; absence of worry, anger, fear or other strong negative emotion.
- The state of being calm; absence of noise and disturbance.
- A period of time without wind.
- To make calm.
- To become calm.
- A dark shaly limestone occurring in the Carboniferous limestone of Ireland.
- The substance which remains after a metal or mineral has been thoroughly burnt, seen as being the essential substance left after the expulsion of phlogiston.
- (Now recognised as being) the oxide left after calcination of a metal.
- calcium oxide
- In the Eton College wall game, an area at the end of the field where a shy can be scored by lifting the ball against the wall with one's foot.
- A style of close-fitting circular cap worn by women in the sixteenth century and later, often made of linen.
- A membrane.
- The thin membrane which covers the lower intestines; the omentum.
- The amnion which encloses the foetus before birth, especially that part of it which sometimes shrouds a baby’s head at birth (traditionally considered to be good luck).
- The surface of a press that makes contact with panel product, especially a removable plate or sheet.
- A strip or block of wood used to distribute or direct clamping force.
- To line or finish (a surface, such as a wall), with plaster, stucco, thin boards, or similar.
- To set a higher bound.
- a ceiling
- A single-room dwelling for a hermit.
- A small monastery or nunnery dependent on a larger religious establishment.
- A small room in a monastery or nunnery accommodating one person.
- Each of the small hexagonal compartments in a honeycomb.
- Any of various chambers in a tissue or organism having specific functions.
- Specifically, any of the supposed compartments of the brain, formerly thought to be the source of specific mental capacities, knowledge, or memories.
- A section or compartment of a larger structure.
- Any small dwelling; a remote nook, a den.
- A room in a prison or jail for one or more inmates.
- A device which stores electrical power; used either singly or together in batteries; the basic unit of a battery.
- The basic unit of a living organism, consisting of a quantity of protoplasm surrounded by a cell membrane, which is able to synthesize proteins and replicate itself.
- A small thunderstorm, caused by convection, that forms ahead of a storm front.
- The minimal unit of a cellular automaton that can change state and has an associated behavior.
- In FreeCell-type games, a space where one card can be placed.
- A small group of people forming part of a larger organization, often an outlawed one.
- A short, fixed-length packet as in asynchronous transfer mode.
- A region of radio reception that is a part of a larger radio network.
- A three-dimensional facet of a polytope.
- The unit in a statistical array (a spreadsheet, for example) where a row and a column intersect.
- The space between the ribs of a vaulted roof.
- A cella.
- An area of an insect wing bounded by veins
- To place or enclose in a cell.
- A cellular phone.
- More usual spelling of sill when used in the context of an underwater horizontal member which forms the base of a lock gate on a canal or river.
- To clothe.
- To cover (with insulation or another material); to surround, envelop.
- (figuratively) To imbue (with a specified quality)
- (in compounds) Wearing clothing of a specified type.
- (in compounds) Covered, enveloped in or surrounded by a specified material or substance.
- A glue or paste made from starch.
- Low cloud, fog or smog.
- Unburned carbon (smoke) from a steam or diesel locomotive, or multiple unit.
- Bits of rubber which are shed from tires during a race and collect off the racing line, especially on the outside of corners.
- To encumber
- To stick, like boots in mud
- A bivalve mollusk of many kinds, especially those that are edible; for example the (Mya arenaria), the (Mercenaria mercenaria), the sea clam or ( and other species. The name is said to have been given originally to the Tridacna gigas, a huge East Indian bivalve.
- Strong pincers or forceps.
- A kind of vise, usually of wood.
- A dollar (usually used in the plural).
- A Scientologist.
- To dig for clams.
- A crash or clangor made by ringing all the bells of a chime at once.
- To produce, in bellringing, a clam or clangor; to cause to clang.
- clamminess; moisture
- To be moist or glutinous; to stick; to adhere.
- To clog, as with glutinous or viscous matter.
- The act of striking the palms of the hands, or any two surfaces, together.
- The explosive sound of thunder.
- Any loud, sudden, explosive sound made by striking hard surfaces together, or resembling such a sound.
- A slap with the hand, usually in a jovial manner.
- A single, sudden act or motion; a stroke; a blow.
- The nether part of the beak of a hawk.
- A dropping of cow dung (presumably from the sound made as it hits the ground) Edward Peacock, A Glossary of Words Used in the Wapentakes of Manley and Corringham, Lincolnshire, p 188
- To strike the palms of the hands together, creating a sharp sound.
- To applaud.
- To slap with the hand in a jovial manner.
- To bring two surfaces together forcefully, creating a sharp sound.
- To come together suddenly with noise.
- To create or assemble (something) hastily (usually followed by up or together).
- To set or put, usually in haste.
- To shoot (somebody) with a gun.
- A symbol found on a musical staff that indicates the pitches indicated by the lines and the spaces on the staff
- A light breeze.
- A blood-sucking fly of the family Tabanidae; a gadfly, a horsefly.
- A roughly spherical mass or body.
- A ball of thread or yarn.
- Yarn or thread as used to guide one's way through a maze or labyrinth; a guide, a clue.
- The lower corner(s) of a sail to which a sheet is attached for trimming the sail (adjusting its position relative to the wind); the metal loop or cringle in the corner of the sail, to which the sheet is attached. On a triangular sail, the clew is the trailing corner relative to the wind direction.
- The sheets so attached to a sail.
- The cords suspending a hammock.
- to roll into a ball
- (transitive and intransitive) to raise the lower corner(s) of (a sail)
- To grip tightly.
- To fasten with a clip.
- To hug, embrace.
- To collect signatures, generally with the use of a clipboard.
- Something which clips or grasps; a device for attaching one object to another.
- An unspecified but normally understood as rapid speed or pace.
- An embrace.
- A frame containing a number of bullets which is intended to be inserted into the magazine of a firearm to allow for rapid reloading.
- A projecting flange on the upper edge of a horseshoe, turned up so as to embrace the lower part of the hoof; a toe clip or beak.
- A gaff or hook for landing the fish, as in salmon fishing.
- To cut, especially with scissors or shears as opposed to a knife etc.
- To curtail; to cut short.
- To strike with the hand.
- An illegal tackle: Throwing the body across the back of an opponent's leg or hitting him from the back below the waist while moving up from behind unless the opponent is a runner or the action is in close line play.
- To cut off a signal level at a certain maximum value.
- To discard (an occluded part of a model or scene) rather than waste resources on rendering it.
- To cheat, swindle, or fleece.
- Something which has been clipped from a larger whole:
- The product of a single shearing of sheep.
- A season's crop of wool.
- A section of video taken from a film, broadcast, or other longer video
- A newspaper clipping.
- An act of clipping, such as a haircut.
- The condition of something, its state.
- A blow with the hand.
- The clitoris.
- To stimulate one's clitoris.
- A lump of something, especially of earth or clay.
- The ground; the earth; a spot of earth or turf.
- A stupid person; a dolt.
- Part of a shoulder of beef, or of the neck piece near the shoulder.
- To pelt with clods.
- To throw violently; to hurl.
- To collect into clods, or into a thick mass; to coagulate; to clot.
- name, an spelling of
- A type of shoe with an inflexible, often wooden sole sometimes with an open heel.
- A blockage.
- A shoe of any type.
- A weight, such as a log or block of wood, attached to a person or animal to hinder motion.
- That which hinders or impedes motion; an encumbrance, restraint, or impediment of any kind.
- To block or slow passage through (often with 'up').
- To encumber or load, especially with something that impedes motion; to hamper.
- To burden; to trammel; to embarrass; to perplex.
- (law) To enforce a mortgage lender right that prevents a borrower from exercising a right to redeem.
- The sound of a horse's shod hoof striking the ground.
- To make this sound.
- To fill up or choke up; to stop up.
- To clog, to glut, or satisfy, as the appetite; to satiate.
- To fill to loathing; to surfeit.
- A strand of yarn etc. as used to guide one through a labyrinth; something which points the way, a guide.
- Information which may lead one to a certain point or conclusion.
- An object or a kind of indication which may be used as evidence.
- Insight or understanding ("to have a clue [about]" or "to have clue". See have a clue, clue stick)
- To provide with a clue.
- To provide someone with information which he or she lacks (often used with "in" or "up").
- Having a low temperature.
- Causing the air to be cold.
- Feeling the sensation of coldness, especially to the point of discomfort.
- Unfriendly, emotionally distant or unfeeling.
- Dispassionate, not prejudiced or partisan, impartial.
- Completely unprepared; without introduction.
- Unconscious or deeply asleep; deprived of the metaphorical heat associated with life or consciousness.
- Perfectly, exactly, completely; by heart.
- Cornered, done for.
- Not pungent or acrid.
- Unexciting; dull; uninteresting.
- Affecting the sense of smell (as of hunting dogs) only feebly; having lost its odour.
- Not sensitive; not acute.
- Distant; said, in the game of hunting for some object, of a seeker remote from the thing concealed. Compare warm and hot.
- Having a bluish effect; not warm in colour.
- A condition of low temperature.
- A common, usually harmless, viral illness, usually with congestion of the nasal passages and sometimes fever.
- While at low temperature.
- Without preparation.
- With finality.
- In a cold, frank, or realistically honest manner.
- Any bird of either of the genera Colius or Urocolius, endemic to sub-Saharan Africa.
- A monk's hood or hooded robe
- A mask that covers the majority of the head.
- A thin protective covering over all or part of an engine; also cowling
- A usually hood-shaped covering used to increase the draft of a chimney and prevent backflow.
- A ship's ventilator with a bell-shaped top which can be swivelled to catch the wind and force it below
- A vertical projection of a ship's funnel that directs the smoke away from the bridge
- A vessel carried on a pole, a soe
- A pin; brooch; clasp
- A hollow or depression.
- Resembling an eel: long, thin and slippery.
- In some countries, the period from elementary school to high school.
- To draw out or extract.
- A city in Nevada, USA
- Pertaining to elm trees; in which elms grow.
- To strengthen; hearten; comfort; encourage.
- A city in Arizona
- Relating to time or duration.
- Intending to harm; malevolent.
- Morally corrupt.
- Unpleasant, as in 'an evil smell'.
- Producing or threatening sorrow, distress, injury, or calamity; unpropitious; calamitous.
- Having harmful qualities; not good; worthless or deleterious.
- undesirable; harmful; bad practice
- Moral badness; wickedness; malevolence; the forces or behaviors that are the opposite or enemy of good.
- Anything which impairs the happiness of a being or deprives a being of any good; anything which causes suffering of any kind to sentient beings; injury; mischief; harm.
- A malady or disease; especially in the phrase king's evil (scrofula).
- a short Dacian sword that resembles a sickle
- A curved fold or process of the dura mater or the peritoneum, especially one of the partition-like folds of the dura mater which extend into the great fissures of the brain.
- A quarter of a thin oatmeal or flour cake.
- Any such cake or bread, now particularly used for Irish specialities as soda farls and potato farls.
- Soft, loose flesh on a person's body; fat.
- A piece of cloth, often decorated with an emblem, used as a visual signal or symbol.
- An exact representation of a flag (for example: a digital one used in websites).
- A flag flown by a ship to show the presence on board of the admiral; the admiral himself, or his flagship.
- A signal flag.
- of a construction material used for paving, flooring, roofing or tiling
- The use of a flag, especially to indicate the start of a race or other event.
- A variable or memory location that stores a true-or-false, yes-or-no value, typically either recording the fact that a certain event has occurred or requesting that a certain optional action take place.
- In a command line interface, a command parameter requesting optional behavior or otherwise modifying the action of the command being invoked.
- An abbreviation for capture the flag.
- A sequence of faces of a given polytope, one of each dimension up to that of the polytope (formally, though in practice not always explicitly, including the null face and the polytope itself), such that each face in the sequence is part of the next-higher dimension face.
- A sequence of subspaces of a vector space, beginning with the null space and ending with the vector space itself, such that each member of the sequence (until the last) is a proper subspace of the next.
- To furnish or deck out with flags.
- To mark with a flag, especially to indicate the importance of something.
- To signal to, especially to stop a passing vehicle etc.
- To convey (a message) by means of flag signals.
- To note, mark or point out for attention.
- To signal (an event).
- To set a program variable to true.
- To decoy (game) by waving a flag, handkerchief, etc. to arouse the animal's curiosity.
- To weaken, become feeble.
- To hang loose without stiffness; to bend down, as flexible bodies; to be loose, yielding, limp.
- To let droop; to suffer to fall, or let fall, into feebleness.
- To enervate; to exhaust the vigour or elasticity of.
- Any of various plants with sword-shaped leaves, especially irises; specifically, Iris pseudacorus.
- A slice of turf; a sod.
- A slab of stone; a flagstone, a flat piece of stone used for paving.
- Any hard, evenly stratified sandstone, which splits into layers suitable for flagstones.
- To lay down flagstones.
- A group of feathers on the lower part of the legs of certain hawks, owls, etc.
- A group of elongated wing feathers in certain hawks.
- The bushy tail of a dog such as a setter.
- A hook attached to the stem of a written note that assigns its rhythmic value
- Ground-based anti-aircraft guns firing explosive shells.
- Anti-aircraft shell fire.
- Adverse criticism.
- A public-relations spokesperson.
- Baked tart with sweet or savoury filling in an open-topped pastry case.
- A dessert of congealed custard, often topped with caramel, especially popular in Spanish-speaking countries.
- A coin die
- A fan of U.S. TV series ; a Browncoat.
- A blow or slap (especially to the face).
- Anything broad and flexible that hangs loose, or that is attached by one side or end and is easily moved.
- A hinged leaf.
- A side fin of a ray - also termed a wing.
- An upset, stir, scandal or controversy
- The motion of anything broad and loose, or a stroke or sound made with it.
- A disease in the lips of horses.
- A hinged surface on the trailing edge of the wings of an aeroplane.
- A consonant sound made by a single muscle contraction, such as the sound [[ɾ]] in the standard American English pronunciation of body.
- A piece of tissue incompletely detached from the body, as an intermediate stage of plastic surgery.
- The female genitals.
- To move (something broad and loose) up and down.
- To move loosely back and forth.
- Of a resource or network destination: to be advertised as being available and then unavailable (or available by different routes) in rapid succession.
- Having no variations in height.
- Without variations in pitch.
- Describing certain features, usually the breasts and/or buttocks, that are extremely small or not visible at all.
- Lowered by one semitone.
- Of a note or voice, lower in pitch than it should be.
- Deflated, especially because of a puncture.
- Of a carbonated drink, with all or most of its carbon dioxide having come out of solution so that the drink no longer fizzes or contains any bubbles.
- Lacking acidity without being sweet.
- Unable to emit power; dead.
- Without spin; spinless.
- Lacking liveliness of commercial exchange and dealings; depressed; dull.
- Absolute; downright; peremptory.
- sonant; vocal, as distinguished from a sharp (non-sonant) consonant
- Not having an inflectional ending or sign, such as a noun used as an adjective, or an adjective as an adverb, without the addition of a formative suffix, or an infinitive without the sign "to".
- Having a head at a very obtuse angle to the shaft.
- Flattening at the ends.
- So as to be flat.
- Not exceeding.
- Directly; flatly.
- Without allowance for accrued interest.
- An area of level ground.
- A note played a semitone lower than a natural, denoted by the symbol ♭ sign placed after the letter representing the note (e.g., B♭) or in front of the note symbol (e.g. ♭♪).
- A flat tyre/tire.
- A type of ladies' shoes with very low heels.
- A type of flat-soled running shoe without spikes.
- A thin, broad brush used in oil and watercolor/watercolour painting.
- The flat part of something:
- The flat side of a blade, as opposed to the sharp edge.
- The palm of the hand, with the adjacent part of the fingers.
- A wide, shallow container.
- A large mail piece measuring at least 8 1/2 by 11 inches, such as catalogs, magazines, and unfolded paper enclosed in large envelopes.
- A subset of n-dimensional space that is congruent to a Euclidean space of lower dimension.
- A flat-bottomed boat, without keel, and of small draught.
- A straw hat, broad-brimmed and low-crowned.
- A railroad car without a roof, and whose body is a platform without sides; a platform car or flatcar.
- A platform on a wheel, upon which emblematic designs etc. are carried in processions.
- A horizontal vein or ore deposit auxiliary to a main vein; also, any horizontal portion of a vein not elsewhere horizontal.
- A dull fellow; a simpleton.
- A rectangular wooden structure covered with masonite, lauan, or muslin that depicts a building or other part of a scene, also called backcloth and backdrop.
- To make a flat call; to call without raising.
- To become flat or flattened; to sink or fall to an even surface.
- To fall from the pitch.
- To depress in tone, as a musical note; especially, to lower in pitch by half a tone.
- To make flat; to flatten; to level.
- To render dull, insipid, or spiritless; to depress.
- An apartment, usually on one level and usually consisting of more than one room.
- A flake, fragment, or shiver.
- A thin cake, as of ice.
- A crack or breach, a gap or fissure; a defect of continuity or cohesion.
- A defect, fault, or imperfection, especially one that is hidden.
- A defect or error in a contract or other document which may make the document invalid or ineffective.
- To add a flaw to, to make imperfect or defective.
- To become imperfect or defective.
- A sudden burst or gust of wind of short duration.
- A storm of short duration.
- A sudden burst of noise and disorder; a tumult; uproar; a quarrel.
- To cause to fly; put to flight; drive off (by frightening).
- To frighten; scare; terrify.
- To be fear-stricken.
- A fright; a scare.
- Fear; a source of fear; a formidable matter; a fearsome or repellent-looking individual.
- to strip skin off
- to lash
- To run away; to escape.
- To escape from.
- To disappear quickly; to vanish.
- The thick, dangling upper lip of certain breeds of dog, or the canine equivalent of the upper lip.
- Flexibility, pliancy.
- The act of flexing.
- Any flexible insulated electrical wiring.
- A point of inflection.
- To bend something.
- To repeatedly bend one of one's joints.
- To move part of the body using one's muscles.
- To tighten the muscles for display of size or strength.
- A fluttering or darting movement.
- A particular, unexpected, short lived change of state.
- A homosexual.
- To move about rapidly and nimbly.
- To move quickly from one location to another.
- To unpredictably change state for short periods of time.
- To move house (sometimes a sudden move to avoid debts).
- To be unstable; to be easily or often moved.
- Fast, nimble.
- The soft fur of some animals, especially the beaver.
- Spittle or phlegm, especially a piece of spittle or phlegm that has been spat out.
- To spit or to gob.
- To flop; to move or behave in a loose or uncoordinated way.
- A floccule; a soft or fluffy particle suspended in a liquid, or the fluffy mass of suspended particles so formed.
- A low, flat mass of floating ice.
- A movement in people or things with a particular way in large numbers or amounts
- The movement of a real or figurative fluid.
- A formalization of the idea of the motion of particles in a fluid, as a group action of the real numbers on a set.
- The rising movement of the tide.
- Smoothness or continuity.
- The amount of a fluid that moves or the rate of fluid movement.
- A mental state characterized by concentration, focus and enjoyment of a given task.
- The emission of blood during menstruation.
- The ability to skilfully along to a
- To move as a fluid from one position to another.
- To proceed; to issue forth.
- To move or match smoothly, gracefully, or continuously.
- To have or be in abundance; to abound, so as to run or flow over.
- To hang loosely and wave.
- To rise, as the tide; opposed to ebb.
- To arrange (text in a wordprocessor, etc.) so that it wraps neatly into a designated space; to reflow.
- To cover with water or other liquid; to overflow; to inundate; to flood.
- To cover with varnish.
- To discharge excessive blood from the uterus.
- An error; a mistake in the performance of an action.
- To goof, fumble, or err in the performance of an action.
- A pipe or duct that carries gaseous combustion products away from the point of combustion (such as a furnace).
- An enclosed passageway in which to direct air or other gaseous current along.
- A woolly or downy substance; down, nap; a piece of this.
- In an organ flue pipe, the opening between the lower lip and the languet.
- The act of flowing; a continuous moving on or passing by, as of a flowing stream.
- A state of ongoing change.
- A chemical agent for cleaning metal prior to soldering or welding.
- The rate of transfer of energy (or another physical quantity) through a given surface, specifically electric flux, magnetic flux.
- A disease which causes diarrhea, especially dysentery.
- Diarrhea or other fluid discharge from the body.
- The state of being liquid through heat; fusion.
- To use flux.
- To melt.
- To flow as a liquid.
- Flowing; unstable; inconstant; variable.
- A young horse or related animal, especially just after birth or less than a year old.
- A young boy who assisted the headsman by pushing or pulling the tub.
- To give birth; to bear offspring.
- A person with poor judgment or little intelligence.
- A jester; a person whose role was to entertain a sovereign and the court (or lower personages).
- Someone who derives pleasure from something specified.
- Buddy, dude, person.
- A type of dessert made of puréed fruit and custard or cream.
- A particular card in a tarot deck.
- To trick; to make a fool of someone.
- To play the fool; to trifle; to toy; to spend time in idle sport or mirth.
- A bird.
- A bird of the order Galliformes, including chickens, turkeys, pheasant, partridges and quail.
- Birds which are hunted or kept for food, including Galliformes and also waterfowl of the order Anseriformes such as ducks, geese and swans.
- To hunt fowl.
- (obsolete) foul
- To lower, roll up and secure (something, such as a sail or flag)
- A Roman-era region roughly corresponding to modern France and Belgium
- A person from Gaul.
- A lunatic.
- Gilding; gilt.
- A gelding.
- tribute; tax
- Money, especially that given as a gift on Hanukkah or used in games of dreidel.
- Chocolate candy in the shape of coins, usually wrapped in metallic foil, usually eaten on Hanukkah and often used for games of dreidel.
- To cover with a thin layer of gold; to cover with gold leaf.
- To adorn.
- To make appear drunk.
- Gold or other metal in a thin layer; gilding.
- A security issued by the Bank of England (see gilt-edged)
- Golden coloured.
- A young female pig, at or nearing the age of first breeding.
- To glance.
- A look or glance.
- A type of hydric soil, sticky, greenish-blue-grey in colour and low in oxygen.
- To be converted into this kind of soil.
- To squint; to look obliquely; to overlook things.
- The network of glial cells that supports nervous system tissue.
- Having a ready flow of words but lacking thought or understanding; superficial; shallow.
- Smooth or slippery.
- Artfully persuasive in nature.
- To make glib.
- A mass of matted hair worn down over the eyes, formerly worn in Ireland.
- To castrate; to geld; to emasculate.
- A light, candle, lantern.
- An eye.
- brightness; splendour
- A round, shapeless or amorphous lump, as of a semisolid substance.
- A limited pattern matching technique using wildcards, less powerful than a regular expression.
- A millimeter-sized colour module found beyond the visual area V2 in the brain's parvocellular pathway.
- To stick in globs or lumps.
- To carry out pattern matching using a glob.
- To stare in amazement.
- Any gooey substance.
- To apply (a liquid) thickly and messily.
- To swallow greedily.
- The sound of underwater bubbles, or of water bubbling (often used repetitively).
- A hard gelatin made by boiling bones and hides, used in solution as an adhesive; or any sticky adhesive substance.
- To join or attach something using glue.
- To cause something to adhere closely to; to follow attentively.
- A valley in a mountain area, especially one with a stream in the bottom
- To weep angrily; to howl.
- The throat; the gullet.
- A hollow place in the earth; an abyss; a deep chasm or basin.
- That which swallows; the gullet.
- That which swallows irretrievably; a whirlpool; a sucking eddy.
- A portion of an ocean or sea extending into the land; a partially landlocked sea
- A large deposit of ore in a lode.
- A difference, especially a large difference, between groups
- The usual amount swallowed.
- The sound of swallowing, sometimes indicating fear.
- To swallow eagerly, or in large draughts; to swallow up; to take down at one swallow.
- To react nervously by swallowing.
- Fermented wort used for making vinegar.
- Balls or pieces of ice falling as precipitation, often in connection with a thunderstorm.
- Said of the weather when hail is falling.
- to send or release hail
- to greet; give salutation to; salute.
- To name; to designate; to call.
- to call out loudly in order to gain the attention of
- Healthy, whole, safe.
- To carry something; to transport something, with a connotation that the item is heavy or otherwise difficult to move.
- To pull or draw something heavy.
- To transport by drawing, as with horses or oxen.
- To steer a vessel closer to the wind.
- To shift fore (more towards the bow).
- To pull.
- To pull apart, as oxen sometimes do when yoked.
- A long drive, especially transporting/hauling heavy cargo.
- An amount of something that has been taken, especially of fish or illegal loot.
- A pulling with force; a violent pull.
- A bundle of many threads, to be tarred.
- Collectively, all of the products bought on a shopping trip.
- A haul video
- A strand of hair
- The fibrous shaft or barb of a feather (especially that of the ostrich or peacock) used to make artificial flies for angling
- An artificial fly made with this barb
- A hollow cavity.
- To dig out; make hollow; hollow out.
- To dig; dig into; pierce; penetrate; investigate; poke.
- To dig up; excavate.
- Holidays (time off work or time spent travelling).
- The protracted, mournful cry of a dog or a wolf, or other like sound.
- A prolonged cry of distress or anguish; a wail.
- To utter a loud, protracted, mournful sound or cry, as dogs and wolves often do.
- To utter a sound expressive of pain or distress; to cry aloud and mournfully; to lament; to wail.
- To make a noise resembling the cry of a wild beast.
- To utter with outcry.
- A form of chant and dance, which was developed in the Hawaiian Islands by the Polynesians who originally settled there.
- To dance the hula.
- To throw (something) with force.
- To utter (harsh or derogatory speech), especially at its target.
- To participate in the sport of hurling.
- To vomit.
- To twist or turn.
- A throw, especially a violent throw; a fling.
- The act of vomiting.
- The act of hitting the sliotar with the hurley.
- (car) ride
- tumult; riot; hurly-burly
- A table on which fibre is stirred and mixed by beating with a bow spring.
- A melodic chanting style of Welsh preaching.
- The first matter of the cosmos, from which the four elements arose, according to the doctrines of Empedocles and Aristotle.
- In an idle manner.
- Without specific purpose, intent or effort.
- Inward; interior; secret.
- Inwardly, within; internally; secretly.
- Heartily, completely, fully, thoroughly; extremely.
- A Philippine and Pacific island tree ( yielding a valuable brown dye and having a very hard and durable dark wood.
- The wood of this tree.
- An indigenous Maya people in El Quiché Department, Guatemala.
- A Mayan language spoken in Guatemala.
- A place or institution for the confinement of persons held in lawful custody or detention, especially for minor offenses or with reference to some future judicial proceeding.
- Confinement in a jail.
- The condition created by the requirement that a horse claimed in a claiming race not be run at another track for some period of time (usually 30 days).
- In dodgeball and related games, the area where players who have been struck by the ball are confined.
- To imprison.
- a jelly or gel
- To gel
- An ethnic group found in Senegal (where they predominate in the region of Casamance), the Gambia, and Guinea-Bissau.
- To push or shake abruptly and roughly.
- To knock sharply
- To shock (someone) into taking action or being alert
- To shock emotionally.
- To shake; to move with a series of jerks.
- An act of jolting.
- A surprise or shock.
- A long prison sentence.
- A narcotic injection.
- the jaw, jawbone; especially one of the lateral parts of the mandible.
- To throw, dash, or knock.
- a fold of fatty flesh under the chin, around the cheeks, or lower jaw (as a dewlap, wattle, crop, or double chin).
- the cheek; especially the cheek meat of a hog.
- cut of fish including the head and adjacent parts
- Any of several large brown seaweeds (order Laminariales).
- The calcined ashes of seaweed, formerly used in glass and iodine manufacture.
- An oven or furnace or a heated chamber, for the purpose of hardening, burning, calcining or drying anything; for example, firing ceramics, curing or preserving tobacco, or drying grain.
- To bake in a kiln.
- thousand lines of code
- Here n is an estimate of how many thousands of lines of code will be inspected. – Glen W. Russell, Experience with Inspection in Ultralarge-Scale Developments (Bell-Northern Research, 1991)
- To play (in the sense opposed to work).
- of, pertaining to, or resembling a lake
- of the color of a lake pigment; murky
- transparent; said of blood rendered transparent by the action of some solvent agent on the red blood corpuscles
- Link Access Procedures, D channel; specified in ITU-T Q.920 and ITU-T Q.921. The second layer protocol on the ISDN protocol stack.
- especially To teach or to learn.
- The thong or braided cord of a whip, with which the blow is given.
- A leash in which an animal is caught or held; hence, a snare.
- A stroke with a whip, or anything pliant and tough.
- A stroke of satire or sarcasm; an expression or retort that cuts or gives pain; a cut.
- A hair growing from the edge of the eyelid; an eyelash.
- In carpet weaving, a group of strings for lifting simultaneously certain yarns, to form the figure.
- In British English, it refers to heavy drinking with friends, (i.e. We were out on the lash last night)
- To strike with a lash; to whip or scourge with a lash, or with something like one.
- To strike forcibly and quickly, as with a lash; to beat, or beat upon, with a motion like that of a lash.
- To throw out with a jerk or quickly.
- To scold; to berate; to satirize; to censure with severity.
- To ply the whip; to strike.
- To utter censure or sarcastic language.
- To fall heavily, especially in the phrase lash down
- To bind with a rope, cord, thong, or chain, so as to fasten.
- Remiss, lax.
- Soft, watery, wet.
- excellent, wonderful
- A heavy, pliable, inelastic metal element, having a bright, bluish color, but easily tarnished; both malleable and ductile, though with little tenacity. It is easily fusible, forms alloys with other metals, and is an ingredient of solder and type metal. Atomic number 82, symbol Pb (from Latin plumbum).
- A plummet or mass of lead attached to a line, used in sounding depth at seaor to estimate velocity in knots.
- A thin strip of type metal, used to separate lines of type in printing.
- Vertical space in advance of a row or between rows of text. Also known as leading.
- Sheets or plates of lead used as a covering for roofs.
- A roof covered with lead sheets or terne plates.
- A thin cylinder of black lead or plumbago (graphite) used in pencils.
- Bullets; ammunition.
- To cover, fill, or affect with lead
- To place leads between the lines of.
- To guide or conduct.
- To guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection.
- To guide or conduct in a certain course, or to a certain place or end, by making the way known; to show the way, especially by going with or going in advance of, to lead a pupil; to guide somebody somewhere or to bring somebody somewhere by means of instructions.
- To direct; to counsel; to instruct
- To conduct or direct with authority; to have direction or charge of; to command, especially a military or business unit.
- To guide or conduct oneself in, through, or along (a certain course); hence, to proceed in the way of; to follow the path or course of; to pass; to spend. Also, to cause (one) to proceed or follow in (a certain course).
- To guide or conduct, as by accompanying, going before, showing, influencing, directing with authority, etc.; to have precedence or preeminence; to be first or chief; — used in most of the senses of the transitive verb.
- To begin, to be ahead.
- To go or to be in advance of; to precede; hence, to be foremost or chief among.
- To lead off or out, to go first; to begin.
- To be more advanced in technology or business than others.
- To begin a game, round, or trick, with
- To be ahead of others, e.g., in a race.
- To have the highest interim score in a game.
- To step off base and move towards the next base.
- To aim in front of a moving target, in order that the shot may hit the target as it passes.
- Lead climb.
- To draw or direct by influence, whether good or bad; to prevail on; to induce; to entice; to allure
- To tend or reach in a certain direction, or to a certain place.
- To produce (with to).
- The act of leading or conducting; guidance; direction, course
- Precedence; advance position; also, the measure of precedence; the state of being ahead in a race; the highest score in a game in an incomplete game.
- An insulated metallic wire for electrical devices and equipment.
- The situation where a runner steps away from a base while waiting for the pitch to be thrown.
- The act or right of playing first in a game or round; the card suit, or piece, so played
- The main role in a play or film; the lead role.
- The actor who plays the main role; lead actor.
- A channel of open water in an ice field.
- A lode.
- The course of a rope from end to end.
- A rope, leather strap, or similar device with which to lead an animal; a leash
- In a steam engine, the width of port opening which is uncovered by the valve, for the admission or release of steam, at the instant when the piston is at end of its stroke.
- Charging lead.
- The distance of haul, as from a cutting to an embankment.
- The action of a tooth, such as a tooth of a wheel, in impelling another tooth or a pallet.
- Hypothesis that has not been pursued
- Information obtained by a detective or police officer that allows him or her to discover further details about a crime or incident.
- Potential opportunity for a sale or transaction, a potential customer.
- Information obtained by a news reporter about an issue or subject that allows him or her to discover more details.
- The player who throws the first two rocks for a team.
- A teaser; a lead-in; the start of a newspaper column, telling who, what, when, where, why and how. (Sometimes spelled as lede for this usage to avoid ambiguity.)
- An important news story that appears on the front page of a newspaper or at the beginning of a news broadcast
- The axial distance a screw thread travels in one revolution. It is equal to the pitch times the number of starts.
- In a barbershop quartet, the person who sings the melody, usually the second tenor
- The announcement by one voice part of a theme to be repeated by the other parts.
- A mark or a short passage in one voice part, as of a canon, serving as a cue for the entrance of others.
- The excess above a right angle in the angle between two consecutive cranks, as of a compound engine, on the same shaft.
- The angle between the line joining the brushes of a continuous-current dynamo and the diameter symmetrical between the poles.
- The advance of the current phase in an alternating circuit beyond that of the electromotive force producing it.
- main, principal
- To gleam; shine; glow.
- A gleam or flash of light; a glow or glowing.
- A cord or strap for leading a dog.
- an artificial watercourse, canal or aqueduct, but especially a millrace
- viscous streaks left on the inside of the glass when certain wines are swirled around before tasting
- The lumbar region; loin.
- The loins; flank; buttocks.
- To allow to be used by someone temporarily, on condition that it or its equivalent will be returned.
- To make a loan.
- To be suitable or applicable, to fit.
- To afford; to grant or furnish in general.
- To borrow.