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(Law) A proceeding in which opposing parties in a dispute present evidence and make arguments on the application of the law before a judge or jury:
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  1. (Law) A proceeding in which opposing parties in a dispute present evidence and make arguments on the application of the law before a judge or jury:
  2. A trying, troublesome, or annoying person or thing:
  3. The act or process of testing, trying, or putting to the proof:
(Sports) In Rugby, an act of advancing the ball past the opponent's goal line and grounding it there for a score of three points.
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  1. (Sports) In Rugby, an act of advancing the ball past the opponent's goal line and grounding it there for a score of three points.
  2. (Rugby) A scoring play in which the ball is grounded on or behind the opponent's goal line
  3. The act or an instance of trying; attempt; effort; trial
Great effort or a series of efforts; violent exertion
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  1. Great effort or a series of efforts; violent exertion
  2. The act of struggling:
  3. Something that is difficult to do or achieve:
A conscientious or concerted effort toward an end; an earnest attempt.
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  1. A conscientious or concerted effort toward an end; an earnest attempt.
  2. A sincere attempt; a determined or assiduous effort towards a specific goal.
  3. Enterprise; assiduous or persistent activity.
To attempt to open (a door or window) in testing to see whether it is locked
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  1. To attempt to open (a door or window) in testing to see whether it is locked
  2. To make an effort; strive:
  3. To taste, sample, or otherwise test in order to determine strength, effect, worth, or desirability:
1669 May 18, Sir Isaac Newton, Letter (to Francis Aston):
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  1. 1669 May 18, Sir Isaac Newton, Letter (to Francis Aston):
  2. (Intransitive) To attempt through application of effort (to do something); to try strenuously. [from 16th c.]
  3. (Archaic) To try to achieve
To struggle or fight forcefully; contend:
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  1. To struggle or fight forcefully; contend:
  2. To exert much effort or energy; endeavor.
  3. To make great efforts; try very hard
(Intransitive) to dare to engage in; to attempt without any certainty of success. Used with at or on
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  1. (Intransitive) to dare to engage in; to attempt without any certainty of success. Used with at or on
  2. To proceed despite possible danger or risk:
  3. To do or go at some risk
To examine by trial or experiment; put to a test:
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  1. To examine by trial or experiment; put to a test:
  2. A quantitative determination of the amount of a given substance in a particular sample. Assays are regularly used to determine the purity of precious metals. They can be performed by wet methods or dry methods. In the wet method, the sample is dissolved in a reagent, like an acid, until the purified metal is separated out. In the dry method, the sample is mixed with a flux (a substance such as borax or silica that helps lower the melting temperature) and then the sample is heated to the point where impurities in the metal fuse with the flux, leaving the purified metal as a residue.
  3. To attempt; try:
(Intransitive) To attempt through application of effort (to do something); to try strenuously. [from 16th c.]
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  1. (Intransitive) To attempt through application of effort (to do something); to try strenuously. [from 16th c.]
  2. 1669 May 18, Sir Isaac Newton, Letter (to Francis Aston):
  3. (Archaic) To try to achieve
To test the nature or quality of; try out
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  1. To test the nature or quality of; try out
  2. To try; attempt
  3. (Dated) To try.
To try; attempt
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  1. To try; attempt
  2. To try to find; search for; look for
  3. To try to locate or discover; search for:
To struggle or fight forcefully; contend:
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  1. To struggle or fight forcefully; contend:
  2. To exert much effort or energy; endeavor.
  3. To make great efforts; try very hard
To subject to trials, annoyance, etc.; afflict
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  1. To subject to trials, annoyance, etc.; afflict
  2. To make an effort; strive:
  3. To taste, sample, or otherwise test in order to determine strength, effect, worth, or desirability:
A partial split or break; a fissure.
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  1. A partial split or break; a fissure.
  2. An attempt or try:
  3. (Slang) Hard, pebblelike pieces of highly purified cocaine prepared for smoking: a highly potent and addictive form of cocaine
The force needed by a machine in order to accomplish work on a load.
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  1. The force needed by a machine in order to accomplish work on a load.
  2. A try, esp. a hard try; attempt; endeavor
  3. The using of energy to get something done; exertion of strength or mental power
A conscientious or concerted effort toward an end; an earnest attempt.
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  1. A conscientious or concerted effort toward an end; an earnest attempt.
  2. Enterprise; assiduous or persistent activity.
  3. A sincere attempt; a determined or assiduous effort towards a specific goal.
Something resembling such a composition:
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  1. Something resembling such a composition:
  2. A written composition of moderate length exploring a particular issue or subject.
  3. A short literary composition of an analytical, interpretive, or reflective kind, dealing with its subject in a nontechnical, limited, often unsystematic way and, usually, expressive of the author's outlook and personality
(Cribbage) A call made by a player who cannot play a card because any card in his hand will carry the count above 31
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  1. (Cribbage) A call made by a player who cannot play a card because any card in his hand will carry the count above 31
  2. (Brit., Informal) A quantity given or taken at one time
  3. (--- Informal) A situation in which planned operations can be effectuated:
The act of presenting something, such as a bargain, with the understanding that should the other party agree, that bargain will be complete.
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  1. The act of presenting something, such as a bargain, with the understanding that should the other party agree, that bargain will be complete.
  2. Something, such as a suggestion, proposal, bid, or recommendation, that is offered:
  3. An act demonstrating a willingness to enter into a contract in such a way that a reasonable person would recognize that acceptance of the terms will conclude in a binding agreement. See also acceptance.
A wound inflicted with or as if with a pointed weapon.
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  1. A wound inflicted with or as if with a pointed weapon.
  2. A thrust with a pointed weapon or instrument.
  3. An attempt; a try:
A trying, troublesome, or annoying person or thing:
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  1. A trying, troublesome, or annoying person or thing:
  2. A formal adversarial proceeding to hear evidence and decide legal issues and claims. Trials are covered by established rules of courtroom procedure as well as rules of evidence.
  3. (Law) A proceeding in which opposing parties in a dispute present evidence and make arguments on the application of the law before a judge or jury:
(Sports) In Rugby, an act of advancing the ball past the opponent's goal line and grounding it there for a score of three points.
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  1. (Sports) In Rugby, an act of advancing the ball past the opponent's goal line and grounding it there for a score of three points.
  2. The act or an instance of trying; attempt; effort; trial
  3. (Rugby) A scoring play in which the ball is grounded on or behind the opponent's goal line
(Informal) Something to bet on, considered from the standpoint of odds or chances of winning
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  1. (Informal) Something to bet on, considered from the standpoint of odds or chances of winning
  2. A continuous succession of images as taken on film, videotape, or by a live TV camera
  3. One who shoots in a particular way:
Something that has been taken
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  1. Something that has been taken
  2. A quantity collected at one time, especially the amount of profit or receipts taken on a business venture or from ticket sales at a sporting event.
  3. An attempt or a try:
A substance to be thus tested or analyzed
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  1. A substance to be thus tested or analyzed
  2. The result of such an analysis.
  3. A quantitative determination of the amount of a given substance in a particular sample. Assays are regularly used to determine the purity of precious metals. They can be performed by wet methods or dry methods. In the wet method, the sample is dissolved in a reagent, like an acid, until the purified metal is separated out. In the dry method, the sample is mixed with a flux (a substance such as borax or silica that helps lower the melting temperature) and then the sample is heated to the point where impurities in the metal fuse with the flux, leaving the purified metal as a residue.
Forceful, assertive, or overbearing behavior or attitudes:
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  1. Forceful, assertive, or overbearing behavior or attitudes:
  2. The practice or habit of taking hostile actions or launching military attacks:
  3. An unprovoked attack or warlike act; specif., the use of armed force by a state in violation of its international obligations
A violent physical attack, as with blows.
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  1. A violent physical attack, as with blows.
  2. A strong or cutting verbal attack.
  3. The close-combat phase of an attack
The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
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  1. The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
  2. An episode or onset of a disease, especially an occurrence of a chronic disease:
  3. Scoring ability or potential:
The act of creating resentment, hurt feelings, displeasure, etc.
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  1. The act of creating resentment, hurt feelings, displeasure, etc.
  2. The person, army, etc. that is attacking
  3. The team in possession of the ball or puck, or those players whose primary duty is to attempt to score.
A physical or military attack or assault:
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  1. A physical or military attack or assault:
  2. Attitude or position of attack
  3. An attack or hostile action, esp. by armed forces
A forward rush or flow.
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  1. A forward rush or flow.
  2. A headlong dash forward; strong onward rush
  3. A violent physical or verbal attack; an assault.
(Linguistics) The part of a syllable that precedes the nucleus. In the word nucleus (no͝o&STRESS;klē-əs), the onset of the first syllable is (n), the onset of the second syllable is (kl), and the last syllable has no onset.
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  1. (Linguistics) The part of a syllable that precedes the nucleus. In the word nucleus (no͝o&STRESS;klē-əs), the onset of the first syllable is (n), the onset of the second syllable is (kl), and the last syllable has no onset.
  2. (Archaic) An attack by military forces; an assault.
  3. An attack; assault
An overwhelming outpouring:
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  1. An overwhelming outpouring:
  2. A violent attack.
The act of striking; blow; specif., a military attack
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  1. The act of striking; blow; specif., a military attack
  2. A perfectly thrown ball:
  3. An attack, especially a military air attack on a single group of targets.
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