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A break in friendly relations.
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  1. A break in friendly relations.
  2. A breaking off of friendly or peaceful relations, as between countries or individuals
  3. The act of breaking apart or bursting, or the state of being broken apart or burst; breach
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  1. The act of estranging; the act of alienating; alienation.
  2. The state of being alien; foreign, non-native.
Discontinuation of the use of an addictive substance. The symptoms of withdrawal include headache, diarrhea, and tremors and can range from mild to life threatening, depending on the extent of the body's reliance on the addictive substance.
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  1. Discontinuation of the use of an addictive substance. The symptoms of withdrawal include headache, diarrhea, and tremors and can range from mild to life threatening, depending on the extent of the body's reliance on the addictive substance.
  2. The act or process of giving up the use of a narcotic drug to which one has become addicted, typically accompanied by distressing physiological and mental effects (withdrawal symptoms)
  3. The act or an instance of retracting or revoking:
An isolating or being isolated
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  1. An isolating or being isolated
  2. The quality or condition of being isolated:
  3. The act of isolating:
The act or process of moving apart or forcing something apart:
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  1. The act or process of moving apart or forcing something apart:
  2. The condition of being so sorted or distinguished:
  3. The place where a separating occurs; break; division; gap
The act of deflecting or the condition of being deflected.
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  1. The act of deflecting or the condition of being deflected.
  2. The movement of a structure or structural part as a result of stress.
  3. The deviation of an indicator of a measuring instrument from zero or from its normal position.
(Chemistry) The number of thermodynamic variables, such as temperature and pressure, required to specify a state of equilibrium of a system, given by the phase rule; the degrees of freedom of a system.
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  1. (Chemistry) The number of thermodynamic variables, such as temperature and pressure, required to specify a state of equilibrium of a system, given by the phase rule; the degrees of freedom of a system.
  2. (Statistics) The second central moment in probability
  3. An exception to the application of a usual rule, granted by an authority on the basis of hardship or practicality:
(Slang, uncountable) The state of being cool, as in good or pleasing.
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  1. (Slang, uncountable) The state of being cool, as in good or pleasing.
  2. (Uncountable) The state of being cool, as in chilly.
  3. (Countable) The result or product of being cool, as in chilly.
An opening made by a breakthrough, as in a wall, line of defense, etc.
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  1. An opening made by a breakthrough, as in a wall, line of defense, etc.
  2. A break in friendly relations
  3. A failure to observe the terms, as of a law or promise, the customary forms, etc.; violation; infraction
(Idiomatic) A rift between people or groups, often following a disagreement or quarrel
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  1. (Idiomatic) A rift between people or groups, often following a disagreement or quarrel
  2. Alternative form of falling out.
  3. A disagreement or quarrel that causes a breach between persons formerly close
The separation or release of a chemical.
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  1. The separation or release of a chemical.
  2. (Fencing) A circular movement of the blade that blocks an opponent's parry.
  3. Withdrawal from a stated policy, previous involvement or position, etc.; specif., withdrawal of military forces, political influence, etc. from an area
(Biol.) A major category in the classification of living organisms, esp. plants, ranking above a class and below a kingdom: it can include one class or many similar classes: the Latinized division names are capitalized but not italicized (Ex.: Pinophyta, gymnosperms)
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  1. (Biol.) A major category in the classification of living organisms, esp. plants, ranking above a class and below a kingdom: it can include one class or many similar classes: the Latinized division names are capitalized but not italicized (Ex.: Pinophyta, gymnosperms)
  2. The proportional distribution of a quantity or entity:
  3. (Biology) Cell division.
The state of being alien; foreign, non-native.
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  1. The state of being alien; foreign, non-native.
  2. The act of estranging; the act of alienating; alienation.
(Obs.) A breaking or being broken
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  1. (Obs.) A breaking or being broken
  2. An opening made by a breakthrough, as in a wall, line of defense, etc.
  3. A break in friendly relations
Break dancing.
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  1. Break dancing.
  2. An escape:
  3. The result of breaking, as a crack, separation, or opening:
The state of being alien; foreign, non-native.
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  1. The state of being alien; foreign, non-native.
  2. The act of estranging; the act of alienating; alienation.
A separation into subgroups or factions; a schism.
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  1. A separation into subgroups or factions; a schism.
  2. A long, narrow crack or opening in the face of a rock. Fissures are often filled with minerals of a different type from those in the surrounding rock.
  3. (Medicine) A break in the skin, usually where it joins a mucous membrane, producing a cracklike sore or ulcer.
A hole or gap made by rending or tearing, as a torn place in cloth, a fissure in the earth, etc.
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  1. A hole or gap made by rending or tearing, as a torn place in cloth, a fissure in the earth, etc.
  2. An additional amount paid or accruing to the owner of an economic resource, as a tract of land, that is the result of some special or unique attribute, as a desirable location
  3. A stated return or payment for the temporary possession or use of a house, land, or other property, made, usually at fixed intervals, by the tenant or user to the owner
A narrow break, crack, or other opening in a rock, usually made by cracking or splitting.
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  1. A narrow break, crack, or other opening in a rock, usually made by cracking or splitting.
  2. An open break in a previously friendly relationship
  3. A break in friendly relations:
The process of breaking open or bursting.
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  1. The process of breaking open or bursting.
  2. A breaking off of friendly or peaceful relations, as between countries or individuals
  3. A break in friendly relations.
A formal breach of union within a religious body, especially a Christian church.
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  1. A formal breach of union within a religious body, especially a Christian church.
  2. The offense of attempting to produce such a breach.
  3. Any of the sects, parties, etc. formed by such a split
A single thickness of hide split horizontally
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  1. A single thickness of hide split horizontally
  2. An arrangement of bowling pins left standing after a bowl, in which two or more pins remain standing with one or more pins between them knocked down.
  3. A break; fissure; crack; tear
(Uncountable) The state of being broken in mind; imbecility or weakness of intellect; derangement.
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  1. (Uncountable) The state of being broken in mind; imbecility or weakness of intellect; derangement.
  2. (Uncountable) The state of being broken down or weakened; as, the craziness of a ship, or of the limbs.
  3. (Countable) The result or product of being crazy.
(Psychiatry) A disorder of the mind affecting perception, memory, and judgment, characterized by reduced ability to remember, control muscular movements, recognize familiar objects and sounds, etc.
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  1. (Psychiatry) A disorder of the mind affecting perception, memory, and judgment, characterized by reduced ability to remember, control muscular movements, recognize familiar objects and sounds, etc.
  2. (Obs.) Insanity; madness
  3. Deterioration of intellectual faculties, such as memory, concentration, and judgment, sometimes accompanied by emotional disturbance and personality changes. Dementia is caused by organic damage to the brain (as in Alzheimer's disease), head trauma, metabolic disorders, or the presence of a tumor.
The property of being deranged.
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  1. The property of being deranged.
  2. An act or instance of deranging.
  3. (Mathematics) A permutation of a set such that no element is in its previous position.
A disturbing or being disturbed
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  1. A disturbing or being disturbed
  2. A variation in normal wind conditions.
  3. The condition of being disturbed:
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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  1. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
  2. Insanity; madness
Incapacity because of a mental disorder to participate adequately as a defendant in criminal proceedings or to understand the imposition of a criminal punishment, particularly the death penalty.
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  1. Incapacity because of a mental disorder to participate adequately as a defendant in criminal proceedings or to understand the imposition of a criminal punishment, particularly the death penalty.
  2. (Law) Any form or degree of mental derangement or unsoundness of mind, permanent or temporary, that makes a person incapable of what is regarded legally as normal, rational conduct or judgment
  3. Incapacity to form the criminal intent necessary for legal responsibility, as when a mental disorder prevents a person from knowing the difference between right and wrong.
Great or wild foolishness:
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  1. Great or wild foolishness:
  2. (--- Archaic) Intermittent mental derangement attributed to the changing phases of the moon.
  3. (--- Obs.) Intermittent insanity, formerly supposed to change in intensity with the phases of the moon
Enthusiasm; excitement:
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  1. Enthusiasm; excitement:
  2. The condition of being mentally deranged.
  3. Dementia; insanity; lunacy
Any of various disorders characterized by impairment of an individual's thoughts, emotions, or social functioning, including schizophrenia and mood disorders such as bipolar disorder.
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  1. Any of various disorders characterized by impairment of an individual's thoughts, emotions, or social functioning, including schizophrenia and mood disorders such as bipolar disorder.
  2. (Uncountable) The property of being mentally ill; mental disorders taken as a whole.
  3. Any of various psychiatric disorders or diseases, usually characterized by impairment of thought, mood, or behavior.
Mental illness. No longer in clinical use.
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  1. Mental illness. No longer in clinical use.
  2. Mental disorder, especially antisocial personality disorder.
  3. A personality disorder characterized by deceitfulness, manipulation, grandiosity, lack of empathy or guilt, and often aggressive or violent behavior. It is sometimes considered a subset of antisocial personality disorder.
The condition of being unbalanced; imbalance
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  1. The condition of being unbalanced; imbalance
(Psychiatry) A manifestation of bipolar disorder, marked usually by high energy, racing thoughts, irritability, and rapid speech.
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  1. (Psychiatry) A manifestation of bipolar disorder, marked usually by high energy, racing thoughts, irritability, and rapid speech.
  2. (Psychiatry) An abnormal psychological state characterized by symptoms such as elation, high energy and activity level, racing thoughts, irritability, and rapid speech, typically occurring in people with bipolar disorder.
  3. Wild or violent mental disorder; specif., the manic phase of bipolar affective disorder, characterized generally by abnormal excitability, exaggerated feelings of well-being, flight of ideas, excessive activity, etc.
An imperfect image caused by a physical defect in an optical element, as in a lens.
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  1. An imperfect image caused by a physical defect in an optical element, as in a lens.
  2. The apparent displacement of the position of a celestial body in the direction of motion of an observer on Earth, caused by the motion of Earth and the finite velocity of light.
  3. A defect in a lens or mirror that prevents light rays from being focused at a single point and results in a distorted or blurred image. &diamf3; Aberration that results in distortion of color is called chromatic aberration. &diamf3; Aberration that is caused by imperfections in the surface or shape of a spherical mirror or lens is called spherical aberration.
The transfer of a duty, interest, or right from one party to another. See also subrogation. The transfer of a duty, interest, or right from one party to another. See also subrogation.
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  1. The transfer of a duty, interest, or right from one party to another. See also subrogation. The transfer of a duty, interest, or right from one party to another. See also subrogation.
  2. An assigning or being assigned; appointment; allotment
  3. The instrument by which this transfer is effected.
(Law) An instrument transferring title of an object from one person or group of persons to another.
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  1. (Law) An instrument transferring title of an object from one person or group of persons to another.
  2. The document by which a property transfer is effected.
  3. The voluntary transfer of an interest in property or a property right, usually by means of a written instrument other than a will. See also alienation and grant. The voluntary transfer of an interest in property or a property right, usually by means of a written instrument other than a will. See also alienation and grant.
One of several tracts of land in New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont originally granted to an individual or a group.
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  1. One of several tracts of land in New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont originally granted to an individual or a group.
  2. The document or provision in a document by which a grant is made.
  3. Something granted, especially a giving of funds for a specific purpose:
One who transfers or is transferred, as to a new school.
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  1. One who transfers or is transferred, as to a new school.
  2. A transferring or being transferred
  3. A ticket, provided free or at a small extra charge, entitling the bearer to change from one bus, train, or streetcar to another as specified
A transfer, especially the making over of legal title or ownership to another
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  1. A transfer, especially the making over of legal title or ownership to another
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