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An embankment built alongside a river to prevent high water from flooding bordering land
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  1. An embankment built alongside a river to prevent high water from flooding bordering land
  2. An artificial embankment along a rivercourse or an arm of the sea, built to protect adjoining land from inundation.
  3. A long ridge of sand, silt, and clay built up by a river along its banks, especially during floods.
The act or process of embanking
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  1. The act or process of embanking
  2. A bank of earth, rubble, etc. used to keep back water, to hold up a roadway, or as part of a fortification
  3. A long artificial mound of earth and stone, built to hold back water, for protection or to support a road
(Baseball) The slightly raised area on which the pitcher stands when pitching
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  1. (Baseball) The slightly raised area on which the pitcher stands when pitching
  2. A natural elevation, such as a small hill.
  3. A heap or bank of earth, sand, etc. built over a grave, in a fortification, etc.
A cut or projection forming a shelf on a cliff or rock wall.
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  1. A cut or projection forming a shelf on a cliff or rock wall.
  2. A horizontal projection forming a narrow shelf on a wall.
  3. Such a ridge under the surface of the water near the shore
A high, steep, or overhanging face of rock.
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  1. A high, steep, or overhanging face of rock.
  2. A vertical (nearly vertical) rock face.
  3. A high, steep face of rock, esp. one on a coast; precipice
A margin of superiority; an advantage:
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  1. A margin of superiority; an advantage:
  2. The projecting ledge or brink, as of a cliff
  3. A rim or brink:
Land at or near the edge of a body of water, esp. along an ocean, large lake, etc.
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  1. Land at or near the edge of a body of water, esp. along an ocean, large lake, etc.
  2. Land as opposed to water:
  3. The land along the edge of an ocean, sea, lake, or river; a coast.
A shallow place in a river, sea, etc.; a shallow
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  1. A shallow place in a river, sea, etc.; a shallow
  2. A sandy elevation of the bottom of a body of water, constituting a hazard to navigation; a sandbank or sandbar.
  3. A sandbar or piece of rising ground forming a shallow place that is a danger to navigation, esp. one visible at low water
A portion of a sail rolled and tied down to lessen the area exposed to the wind.
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  1. A portion of a sail rolled and tied down to lessen the area exposed to the wind.
  2. (Naut.) A part of a sail which can be folded or rolled up and made fast to reduce the area exposed to the wind, as during a storm
  3. A line or ridge of rock, coral, or sand lying at or near the surface of the water
A counter at which drinks, especially alcoholic drinks, and sometimes food, are served.
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  1. A counter at which drinks, especially alcoholic drinks, and sometimes food, are served.
  2. A legal obstacle or barrier that prevents or destroys a legal action or claim, especially one that prevents the relitigation of an issue or the formation of a valid contract. See also double jeopardy, estoppel, merger, plea, and res judicata. A legal obstacle or barrier that prevents or destroys a legal action or claim, especially one that prevents the relitigation of an issue or the formation of a valid contract. See also double jeopardy, estoppel, merger, plea, and res judicata. To prevent, prohibit, or act as a bar to. In bar. As a bar to an action. For example, if a defendant in a criminal action was acquitted earlier of the same charges that he is now accused, he may plead double jeopardy in bar. At bar. Now before the court. For example, an action that is before the court may be referred to as the case at bar. The legal profession in general. A group of attorneys admitted to practice law in a particular jurisdiction or before a particular court or who practice in a common field or area of expertise in the law. The railing in a courtroom that separates the area used by the judge, lawyers, and court personnel to conduct judicial business from the seating provided for observers. See also bench.
  3. Something that impedes or prevents action or progress:
A bank in which savings may be deposited; esp., a banking establishment whose business is to receive and invest depositors' savings, on which it pays interest
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  1. A bank in which savings may be deposited; esp., a banking establishment whose business is to receive and invest depositors' savings, on which it pays interest
  2. A type of financial institution that focuses on retail banking: savings of private depositors, payments, credits and insurances for individuals or small and medium-sized enterprises.
  3. A bank that receives and invests the savings of private depositors and pays interest on the deposits.
A bank whose principal functions are to receive demand deposits and to make short-term loans.
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  1. A bank whose principal functions are to receive demand deposits and to make short-term loans.
  2. A bank primarily concerned with accepting demand deposits, used as checking accounts
  3. (Banking) A bank whose chief business is accepting demand deposits and making short-term loans.
(Dated) an office used by a business to house its accounts department
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  1. (Dated) an office used by a business to house its accounts department
  2. (Now Rare) A building or office in which a firm keeps records, handles correspondence, etc.
A company in the business of banking
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  1. A company in the business of banking
A cooperative association for pooling savings of members and making loans to them at a low rate of interest
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  1. A cooperative association for pooling savings of members and making loans to them at a low rate of interest
  2. A financial cooperative similar to a bank but owned and controlled by its members, often restricted to a local area or sometimes to a single profession.
A bank organized to handle trusts and carry on all banking operations except the issuance of bank notes
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  1. A bank organized to handle trusts and carry on all banking operations except the issuance of bank notes
  2. A company formed to act as trustee
  3. A financial organization that specializes in providing services such as acting as a trustee, fiduciary, or agent for individuals and companies. Trust companies typically provide transfer agents to administer funds and manage investments. Trust companies are regulated by the government and often provide banking services. A financial organization that specializes in providing services such as acting as a trustee, fiduciary, or agent for individuals and companies. Trust companies typically provide transfer agents to administer funds and manage investments. Trust companies are regulated by the government and often provide banking services.
A debt security, such as a bond, issued by the US Treasury.
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  1. A debt security, such as a bond, issued by the US Treasury.
  2. A government department responsible for the collection, management, and expenditure of the public revenue
  3. The funds or revenues as of a state, corporation, or society
A treasury, as of a country or organization
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  1. A treasury, as of a country or organization
  2. The British state department in charge of the national revenue
  3. A treasury, as of a nation or organization.
A bank in a system of federally chartered commercial banks in the United States, supervised by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, a department of the US Treasury.
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  1. A bank in a system of federally chartered commercial banks in the United States, supervised by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, a department of the US Treasury.
  2. A bank or system of banks owned and operated by a government, as in some foreign countries
  3. In the U.S., a bank chartered and regulated by the Department of the Treasury and, since 1913, required to be a member of the Federal Reserve System
A bank chartered by a state of the U.S. and subject to its regulations
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  1. A bank chartered by a state of the U.S. and subject to its regulations
A financial institution, organized cooperatively or corporately, that holds the funds of its members or clients in interest-bearing accounts and certificates of deposit, invests these funds chiefly in home mortgage loans and may also offer checking accounts and other banking services.
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  1. A financial institution, organized cooperatively or corporately, that holds the funds of its members or clients in interest-bearing accounts and certificates of deposit, invests these funds chiefly in home mortgage loans and may also offer checking accounts and other banking services.
  2. A financial institution that chiefly accepts and holds the personal savings of depositors and makes mortgage loans on houses
A catch-all term that includes savings banks and savings and loan associations. See also bank. A catch-all term that includes savings banks and savings and loan associations. See also bank.
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  1. A catch-all term that includes savings banks and savings and loan associations. See also bank. A catch-all term that includes savings banks and savings and loan associations. See also bank.
Any of the twelve district banks of the Federal Reserve System
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  1. Any of the twelve district banks of the Federal Reserve System
A place where things are put for safekeeping; storehouse
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  1. A place where things are put for safekeeping; storehouse
  2. A trustee; depositary
A leap or bound made by a horse
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  1. A leap or bound made by a horse
  2. An underground cave with a naturally arched roof
  3. The act of vaulting; a jump.
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  1. ATM
  2. (Banking) An automated teller machine.
A number of things produced as a related group; set, as of books or television programs, related in subject, format, etc., or dealing with the same characters
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  1. A number of things produced as a related group; set, as of books or television programs, related in subject, format, etc., or dealing with the same characters
  2. (Rhetoric) A group of successive coordinate elements of a sentence
  3. (Physics & Chemistry) A group of objects related by linearly varying successive differences in form or configuration:
A number of elements having similar chemical reactions
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  1. A number of elements having similar chemical reactions
  2. (Mathematics) A set with an operation whose domain is all ordered pairs of members of the set, such that the operation is binary (operates on two elements) and associative, the set contains the identity element of the operation, and each element of the set has an inverse element for the operation. The positive and negative integers and zero form a set that is a group under the operation of ordinary addition, since zero is the identity element of addition and the negative of each integer is its inverse. Groups are used extensively in quantum physics and chemistry to model phenomena involving symmetry and invariance.
  3. An assemblage of persons or objects gathered or located together; an aggregation:
(Film) A succession of scenes constituting a single, uninterrupted episode
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  1. (Film) A succession of scenes constituting a single, uninterrupted episode
  2. A continuous or related series, often of uniform things
  3. A related or continuous series.
The tangent of the angle of inclination of a line, or the slope of the tangent line for a curve or surface.
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  1. The tangent of the angle of inclination of a line, or the slope of the tangent line for a curve or surface.
  2. A stretch of ground forming a natural or artificial incline:
  3. A piece of ground that is not flat or level; rising or falling ground; specif., a portion of the side of a hill or mountain
A tilt or an inclination away from the vertical.
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  1. A tilt or an inclination away from the vertical.
  2. The act or condition of leaning; inclination; slant
  3. Meat containing little or no fat
An inclined surface; a slope or gradient:
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  1. An inclined surface; a slope or gradient:
  2. An inclined plane or surface; slope; grade; slant
A person hired to collect and keep a record of customers' payments, as in a store
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  1. A person hired to collect and keep a record of customers' payments, as in a store
  2. A store employee who handles cash transactions with customers.
  3. One who works at a till or receives payments.
A group of people organized for a common purpose, especially a group that meets regularly:
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  1. A group of people organized for a common purpose, especially a group that meets regularly:
  2. (Sports) An athletic team or organization.
  3. (Short for) club sandwich
To keep in a safe or healthy condition:
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  1. To keep in a safe or healthy condition:
  2. To treat with care by avoiding fatigue, wear, or damage; spare:
  3. To set free from the consequences of sin; redeem:
To put down as a pledge or partial payment
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  1. To put down as a pledge or partial payment
  2. To give as partial payment or security.
  3. To put (money) in a bank, as for safekeeping or to earn interest
To engage in a course of reasoning often based on inconclusive evidence; conjecture or theorize.
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  1. To engage in a course of reasoning often based on inconclusive evidence; conjecture or theorize.
  2. To buy or sell stocks, commodities, land, etc., usually in the face of higher than ordinary risk, hoping to take advantage of an expected rise or fall in price; also, to take part in any risky venture on the chance of making huge profits
  3. To think about the various aspects of a given subject; meditate; ponder; esp., to conjecture
To drain by a ditch
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  1. To drain by a ditch
  2. A body of igneous rock that cuts across the structure of adjoining rock, usually as a result of the intrusion of magma. Dikes are often of a different composition from the rock they cut across. They are usually on the order of centimeters to meters across and up to tens of kilometers long.
  3. An embankment of earth and rock built to prevent floods or to hold irrigation water in for agricultural purposes.
To place or lay in a pile or heap:
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  1. To place or lay in a pile or heap:
  2. To form a pile or heap
  3. To move in, out, or forward in a disorderly mass or group:
To cover (a plant) with a mound of soil.
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  1. To cover (a plant) with a mound of soil.
  2. To form into a hill, pile, or heap.
  3. To cover with a hill
To decorate, especially by adding a border or contrasting element:
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  1. To decorate, especially by adding a border or contrasting element:
  2. To cut (something) down to the required size or shape
  3. To remove (excess or unwanted parts):
To tend (a furnace, boiler, etc.)
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  1. To tend (a furnace, boiler, etc.)
  2. To feed fuel to and tend the fire of (a furnace).
  3. To feed or eat large quantities of food; fill (up)
To supply again with fuel or the like
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  1. To supply again with fuel or the like
  2. To make full or complete again, as by furnishing a new supply
  3. To become full again.
To adjust to a particular standard, rate, degree, amount, etc.
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  1. To adjust to a particular standard, rate, degree, amount, etc.
  2. To put or maintain in order:
  3. To control, direct, or govern according to a rule, principle, or system; specif., to impose a body of regulations on a particular industry, type of business, etc.
To put a cover or covering on:
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  1. To put a cover or covering on:
  2. To defend (a position or area):
  3. To record or perform a cover of
To set or place so as to be resting or supported:
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  1. To set or place so as to be resting or supported:
  2. To bend or incline the body so as to rest part of one's weight upon or against something
  3. To bend or deviate from an upright position; stand at a slant; incline
To incline downward; dip
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  1. To incline downward; dip
  2. To plunge or toss with the bow and stern rising and falling abruptly
  3. To slope downward:
To interpret or apply (a rule) in a way calculated to gain a desired end
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  1. To interpret or apply (a rule) in a way calculated to gain a desired end
  2. To turn or be turned from a straight line or from some direction or position
  3. A city of central Oregon on the Deschutes River in the eastern foothills of the Cascade Range.
To cause to slope:
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  1. To cause to slope:
  2. (Chiefly Brit., Informal) To go or move (off, away, etc.), esp. in a leisurely or furtive way
  3. To diverge from the vertical or horizontal; incline:
An accumulation or layer of solid material, either consolidated or unconsolidated, left or laid down by a natural process. Deposits include sediments left by water, wind, ice, gravity, volcanic activity, or other agents. A layer of coal formed over many years through the decomposition of plant material is also a deposit.
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  1. An accumulation or layer of solid material, either consolidated or unconsolidated, left or laid down by a natural process. Deposits include sediments left by water, wind, ice, gravity, volcanic activity, or other agents. A layer of coal formed over many years through the decomposition of plant material is also a deposit.
  2. To put (money) in a bank or financial account.
  3. To cause (sand, sediment, etc.) to settle or form by a natural process
(Idiomatic) To save or preserve (especially money) for future use.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To save or preserve (especially money) for future use.
The act or process of gathering into a mass.
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  1. The act or process of gathering into a mass.
  2. State of being collected in a mass; a mass; cluster.
  3. A jumbled heap, mass, etc.
The type of bright, billowy cloud with a dark, flat base, that develops vertically through all cloud levels and consists mostly of water droplets
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  1. The type of bright, billowy cloud with a dark, flat base, that develops vertically through all cloud levels and consists mostly of water droplets
  2. A dense, white, fluffy cloud with a flat base, a multiple rounded top, and a well-defined outline. The bases of cumulus clouds form primarily in altitudes below 2,000 m (6,560 ft), but their tops can reach much higher. Cumulus clouds are generally associated with fair weather but can also bring rain when they expand to higher levels. The clouds' edges are well-defined when they are composed of water droplets and fuzzy when made up of ice crystals.
  3. A heap; mass; pile
(Geology) Rock debris transported and deposited by or from ice, especially by or from a glacier.
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  1. (Geology) Rock debris transported and deposited by or from ice, especially by or from a glacier.
  2. A horizontal or nearly horizontal passageway in a mine running through or parallel to a vein.
  3. Something moving along in a current of air or water:
(Informal) A great number or amount
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  1. (Informal) A great number or amount
  2. A group of things placed or thrown, one on top of the other:
  3. A pile, mass, or mound of things jumbled together
A plant thus covered.
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  1. A plant thus covered.
  2. An incline, especially of a road; a slope.
  3. A natural elevation of the earth's surface, typically rounded and smaller than a mountain
A musical setting of certain parts of the Mass, especially the Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, and Agnus Dei.
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  1. A musical setting of certain parts of the Mass, especially the Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, and Agnus Dei.
  2. A unified body of matter with no specific shape:
  3. A lump or aggregate of coherent material:
One that is in such a condition:
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  1. One that is in such a condition:
  2. The meal eaten by such a group
  3. A disorderly or confused collection or mass of things; jumble; hodgepodge
A natural elevation like this; small hill
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  1. A natural elevation like this; small hill
  2. A group of things collected in a mass or heap:
  3. A natural elevation, such as a small hill.
A generally massive and usually steep-sided, raised portion of the Earth's surface. Mountains can occur as single peaks or as part of a long chain. They can form through volcanic activity, by erosion, or by uplift of the continental crust when two tectonic plates collide. The Himalayas, which are the highest mountains in the world, were formed when the plate carrying the landmass of India collided with the plate carrying the landmass of China.
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  1. A generally massive and usually steep-sided, raised portion of the Earth's surface. Mountains can occur as single peaks or as part of a long chain. They can form through volcanic activity, by erosion, or by uplift of the continental crust when two tectonic plates collide. The Himalayas, which are the highest mountains in the world, were formed when the plate carrying the landmass of India collided with the plate carrying the landmass of China.
  2. A natural elevation of the earth's surface having considerable mass, generally steep sides, and a height greater than that of a hill.
  3. A huge quantity:
(Heraldry) A wedge-shaped bearing with the point usually downward
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  1. (Heraldry) A wedge-shaped bearing with the point usually downward
  2. A soft, velvety, raised surface on a rug, fabric, etc., produced by making yarn loops on the body of the material and, often, shearing them
  3. A long, heavy timber or beam driven into the ground, sometimes under water, to support a bridge, dock, etc.
A massive, acute physiological reaction usually to physical trauma, infection, or allergy, characterized by a marked loss of blood pressure, resulting in a diminished blood flow to body tissues and a rapid heart rate.
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  1. A massive, acute physiological reaction usually to physical trauma, infection, or allergy, characterized by a marked loss of blood pressure, resulting in a diminished blood flow to body tissues and a rapid heart rate.
  2. A sudden economic disturbance, such as a rise in the price of a commodity.
  3. An extreme stimulation of the nerves, muscles, etc. accompanying the passage of electric current through the body
The main area where books are shelved in a library
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  1. The main area where books are shelved in a library
  2. An English measure of coal or cut wood, equal to 108 cubic feet (3.06 cubic meters).
  3. An isolated, columnar mass or island of rock along a coastal cliff. Stacks are formed by the erosion of cliffs through wave action and are larger than chimneys.
A decrease, as in value:
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  1. A decrease, as in value:
  2. An act of tumbling; a fall.
  3. A confused or disordered collection or amount of something:
To pile up in banks or heaps:
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  1. To pile up in banks or heaps:
  2. To be carried along by currents of air or water:
  3. To proceed or move unhurriedly or aimlessly:
To fill (a plate, dry measure, etc.) full or to overflowing
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  1. To fill (a plate, dry measure, etc.) full or to overflowing
  2. To give or supply in large amounts; load
  3. To put or throw in a pile:
To cover (a plant) with a mound of soil.
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  1. To cover (a plant) with a mound of soil.
  2. To form into a hill, pile, or heap.
  3. To cover with a hill
To move with heavy clumsiness.
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  1. To move with heavy clumsiness.
  2. To put together in a single group without discrimination.
  3. To treat or deal with in a mass, or include in one group
To heap into a raised mass:
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  1. To heap into a raised mass:
  2. (Archaic) To enclose or fortify with a mound
  3. To heap up in a mound
To move in a mass; crowd
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  1. To move in a mass; crowd
  2. To form a pile or heap
  3. To move in, out, or forward in a disorderly mass or group:
To assign (aircraft) to various altitudes for circling while awaiting a turn to land
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  1. To assign (aircraft) to various altitudes for circling while awaiting a turn to land
  2. To arrange in a stack; pile.
  3. An isolated, columnar mass or island of rock along a coastal cliff. Stacks are formed by the erosion of cliffs through wave action and are larger than chimneys.
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