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To make a ricochet motion
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  1. To make a ricochet motion
  2. To rebound at least once from a surface.
To fall back; return:
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  1. To fall back; return:
To cause to carom.
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  1. To cause to carom.
  2. To strike against a surface and rebound at an angle
  3. To collide and rebound; glance:
To propel oneself quickly upward or a long way; spring or jump:
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  1. To propel oneself quickly upward or a long way; spring or jump:
  2. To move oneself suddenly from the ground, etc. by using one's leg muscles; jump; spring
  3. To move suddenly or swiftly, as if by jumping; bound
To jump over
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  1. To jump over
  2. To jump on one foot or with both feet at the same time.
  3. (Informal) To get on (a train) surreptitiously in order to ride without paying a fare:
To pass, or direct the attention, from one point to another, omitting what lies between
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  1. To pass, or direct the attention, from one point to another, omitting what lies between
  2. To leap or jump lightly over:
  3. To jump or leap lightly over
To cause to move up and down:
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  1. To cause to move up and down:
  2. To move or act in a bobbing manner; move suddenly or jerkily
  3. To try to catch suspended or floating fruit with the teeth
To oppose directly and stubbornly; go against:
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  1. To oppose directly and stubbornly; go against:
  2. To pass (a task or duty) to another, especially so as to avoid responsibility:
  3. To rear upward quickly and descend with the back arched and forelegs stiff, as in an attempt to throw off a rider
To leave (an organization, for example) suddenly or in violation of an agreement:
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  1. To leave (an organization, for example) suddenly or in violation of an agreement:
  2. To leave (a course), especially through mishap:
  3. To move oneself suddenly from the ground, etc. by using the leg muscles; leap; spring
To border on another place, state, or country.
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  1. To border on another place, state, or country.
  2. To move with a leap or series of leaps
  3. Simple past tense and past participle of bind
(Idiomatic) To relax.
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To return to the starting point.
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  1. To return to the starting point.
  2. To have the opposite effect from the one intended; backfire.
  3. To return or rebound unexpectedly, especially when the result is undesired; to backfire.
To shake, jolt, or bounce, as in riding
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  1. To shake, jolt, or bounce, as in riding
  2. To move or cause to move with bumps and jolts; bounce.
(Slang) To buy something or pay an expense:
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  1. (Slang) To buy something or pay an expense:
  2. To stretch (a spring, etc.) beyond the point where it will spring back fully
  3. To release from a checked or inoperative position:
To travel or move often from place to place. Often used in combination:
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  1. To travel or move often from place to place. Often used in combination:
  2. (Informal) To get on (a train) surreptitiously in order to ride without paying a fare:
  3. To jump on one foot or with both feet at the same time.
To change quickly or abruptly from one condition or subject to another:
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  1. To change quickly or abruptly from one condition or subject to another:
  2. To propel oneself quickly upward or a long way; spring or jump:
  3. To move oneself suddenly from the ground, etc. by using one's leg muscles; jump; spring
To leave (a course), especially through mishap:
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  1. To leave (a course), especially through mishap:
  2. To leap upon; spring aboard
  3. To move oneself suddenly from the ground, etc. by using the leg muscles; leap; spring
To start suddenly and run away:
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  1. To start suddenly and run away:
  2. (Botany) To flower or produce seeds prematurely or develop a flowering stem from a rosette.
  3. To dash out suddenly; spring; dart
To build in the form of a vault
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  1. To build in the form of a vault
  2. To jump or leap, especially with the use of the hands or a pole.
  3. To jump, leap, or spring, as over a barrier or from one position to another, esp. with the help of the hands supported on the barrier, etc., or with the aid of a long pole
Simple past tense and past participle of bind
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  1. Simple past tense and past participle of bind
  2. To spring back from a surface after striking it, as a ball does; bounce; rebound
  3. To leap forward or upward; spring.
To compel to leave:
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  1. To compel to leave:
  2. To be ejected from an aircraft as by means of an ejection seat
  3. To throw out forcefully; expel:
To eject from a position or place; force out:
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  1. To eject from a position or place; force out:
  2. (Law) To effect an ouster of (a party) from a property.
  3. To force or drive out; expel, dispossess, eject, etc.
To become ignited; flame up:
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  1. To become ignited; flame up:
  2. To bake or dry by heating, as in a kiln:
  3. (--- Informal) To throw or propel with force and speed:
To recover, as from depression or disappointment.
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  1. To recover, as from depression or disappointment.
  2. To cause to rebound.
  3. (Basketball) To seize a rebound
Simple past tense and past participle of bind
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  1. Simple past tense and past participle of bind
  2. To spring back from a surface after striking it, as a ball does; bounce; rebound
  3. To leap forward or upward; spring.
To leave (a course), especially through mishap:
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  1. To leave (a course), especially through mishap:
  2. To leap upon; spring aboard
  3. To move oneself suddenly from the ground, etc. by using the leg muscles; leap; spring
To move suddenly or swiftly, as if by jumping; bound
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  1. To move suddenly or swiftly, as if by jumping; bound
  2. To propel oneself quickly upward or a long way; spring or jump:
  3. To move oneself suddenly from the ground, etc. by using one's leg muscles; jump; spring
(Slang) To buy something or pay an expense:
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  1. (Slang) To buy something or pay an expense:
  2. To stretch (a spring, etc.) beyond the point where it will spring back fully
  3. To release from a checked or inoperative position:
To cause to knock against an obstacle:
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  1. To cause to knock against an obstacle:
  2. To shake up and down; jolt:
  3. (Sports) To bump a volleyball.
To refuse to accept or recognize; reject:
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  1. To refuse to accept or recognize; reject:
  2. To send away; cause or allow to leave
  3. To direct or allow to leave:
(Sports) To disqualify or force (a player or coach) to leave the playing area for the remainder of a game.
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  1. (Sports) To disqualify or force (a player or coach) to leave the playing area for the remainder of a game.
  2. To be ejected from an aircraft as by means of an ejection seat
  3. To compel to leave:
To remove a tenant or other occupant from real property. To remove a tenant or other occupant from real property.
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  1. To remove a tenant or other occupant from real property. To remove a tenant or other occupant from real property.
  2. To remove (a tenant) from leased premises by legal procedure, as for failure to pay rent
  3. To put out (a tenant, for example) from a property by legal process; expel.
  1. To remove from membership.
  2. To dismiss or send away by authority; deprive of rights, membership, etc.
  3. To force or drive out:
To eject from a position or place; force out:
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  1. To eject from a position or place; force out:
  2. (Law) To effect an ouster of (a party) from a property.
  3. To force or drive out; expel, dispossess, eject, etc.
(Idiomatic) To offer an idea for consideration.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To offer an idea for consideration.
  2. (Idiomatic) To discard; to dispense with something; to throw away.
  3. (Idiomatic) To dismiss or expel someone from any longer performing duty or attending somewhere.
To tap or pat gently, esp. under the chin, as a playful or affectionate gesture
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  1. To tap or pat gently, esp. under the chin, as a playful or affectionate gesture
  2. (Slang) To discard; get rid of
  3. (Informal) To give up; quit:
(Idiomatic) To stop, stall, or disconnect suddenly.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To stop, stall, or disconnect suddenly.
  2. (Idiomatic) To eject, throw out, or forcefully remove (someone or something).
To dismiss from a position of command or responsibility, especially for disciplinary reasons:
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  1. To dismiss from a position of command or responsibility, especially for disciplinary reasons:
  2. To dismiss, esp. in dishonor, from a position of command, trust, etc.
  3. (Now rare) To dismiss (someone, especially military personnel) from service.
To release (a soldier, jury, etc.) from duty
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  1. To release (a soldier, jury, etc.) from duty
  2. (Electricity) To cause the release of stored energy or electric charge from (a battery, for example).
  3. To release the charge of (a gun); fire
To send away; cause or allow to leave
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  1. To send away; cause or allow to leave
  2. (Law) To adjudicate (a cause of action) as insufficient to proceed further in court because of some deficiency in law or fact.
  3. To direct or allow to leave:
To move down with a current of water or air
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  1. To move down with a current of water or air
  2. To leave out (a letter, for example) in speaking or writing.
  3. To move or descend from one height or level to another:
To cause or allow to move away or spread from a source or place of confinement:
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  1. To cause or allow to move away or spread from a source or place of confinement:
  2. To set free from physical restraint or binding; let go:
  3. To loosen; to relax; to remove the obligation of.
To bring to an end in space or time; form the end or conclusion of; limit, bound, finish, or conclude
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  1. To bring to an end in space or time; form the end or conclusion of; limit, bound, finish, or conclude
  2. To form an end or produce a result. Often used with in :
  3. To dismiss from employment; fire
To cut off, remove, get rid of, etc.
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  1. To cut off, remove, get rid of, etc.
  2. To trim, split, etc. with an ax
  3. (Now dialectal or nonstandard) Alternative form of ask.
To bake or dry by heating, as in a kiln:
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  1. To bake or dry by heating, as in a kiln:
  2. To become ignited; flame up:
  3. (--- Informal) To throw or propel with force and speed:
To disable (a vehicle) by attaching a Denver boot.
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  1. To disable (a vehicle) by attaching a Denver boot.
  2. (Computing) To bootstrap; to start a system, eg. a computer, by invoking its boot process or bootstrap.
  3. (Comput.) To start (a computer) and prepare for use by loading automatically (the operating system) into memory, as from a disk
Used to indicate possession of a specified power, right, or privilege:
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  1. Used to indicate possession of a specified power, right, or privilege:
  2. To put an end or stop to:
  3. Used to indicate possibility or probability:
(Slang) To discharge from employment:
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  1. (Slang) To discharge from employment:
  2. (Football) To tackle (a quarterback attempting to pass the ball) behind the line of scrimmage.
  3. (Slang) To dismiss (a person) from a job; discharge
The preparation of animated cartoons
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  1. The preparation of animated cartoons
  2. The art or process of making movies with drawings, computer graphics, or photographs of static objects, including all techniques other than the continuous filming of live-action images.
  3. An animate condition; life
Vigor; vivacity:
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  1. Vigor; vivacity:
  2. Animation; vivacity; zest
  3. Vigour or vivacity.
A sudden, swift movement; rush
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  1. A sudden, swift movement; rush
  2. In Morse and similar codes, the long sound or signal used in combination with the dot and silent intervals to represent letters or numbers.
  3. Either of two marks (— or –), used in printing and writing to indicate a break in sentence structure or a parenthetical element, or to connect numbers showing a range of dates, times, etc.
Liveliness, or active mind and spirit.
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  1. Liveliness, or active mind and spirit.
  2. Lively intelligence or wit
  3. Spirit, enthusiasm.
The interval of time between birth and death:
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  1. The interval of time between birth and death:
  2. The properties or qualities that distinguish living plants and organisms from dead or inanimate matter, including the capacity to grow, metabolize nutrients, respond to stimuli, reproduce, and adapt to the environment. The definitive beginning and end of human life are complex concepts informed by medical, legal, sociological, and religious considerations.
  3. A particular segment of one's life:
The quality of being lively; animation; energy.
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The quality of being pert; cheekiness, impudence.
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A small spark or gleaming particle.
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  1. A small spark or gleaming particle.
  2. Brilliant animation; vivacity.
  3. A little spark; a scintillation.
The actual though unstated sense or significance of something:
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  1. The actual though unstated sense or significance of something:
  2. A force or principle believed to animate humans and often to endure after departing from the body of a person at death; the soul.
  3. The life principle, esp. in human beings, originally regarded as inherent in the breath or as infused by a deity
  1. Excitement of imagination such as that which animates a poet, artist, or musician, in composing or performing
  2. Exuberant enthusiasm; spirit, dash, etc.
  3. Energy and enthusiasm in the expression of ideas, especially in artistic performance or composition:
The capacity for natural growth and survival, as of plants or animals.
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  1. The capacity for natural growth and survival, as of plants or animals.
  2. Active or healthy growth
  3. Effective legal or binding force; validity
Liveliness or energy; enthusiasm.
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  1. Liveliness or energy; enthusiasm.
The quality or condition of being vivacious; liveliness:
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  1. The quality or condition of being vivacious; liveliness:
  2. The quality or state of being vivacious
  3. Liveliness of spirit
A short, sharp hissing or whizzing sound
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  1. A short, sharp hissing or whizzing sound
  2. (Slang) Nothing; nil; zero:
  3. (US) Any postal code, for any country.
The rhizome, or the spice made from it
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  1. The rhizome, or the spice made from it
  2. (Informal) Spirit and liveliness; vigor.
  3. The rhizome of this plant, used as a spice either fresh or in dried and powdered form.
Energy and high spirits; vim:
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  1. Energy and high spirits; vim:
  2. Energy; vigor; liveliness; spirit
The quality of being peppy.
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Spirited vigor:
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  1. Spirited vigor:
  2. (Slang, old) Sex appeal
  3. Physical or sexual attractiveness.
The territory on, within, or near limiting lines:
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  1. The territory on, within, or near limiting lines:
  2. A springing back from a surface after striking it; bounce
  3. A boundary; a limit:
(Basketball) An instance of catching the ball after it has hit the rim or backboard without a basket being scored, generally credited to a particular player.
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  1. (Basketball) An instance of catching the ball after it has hit the rim or backboard without a basket being scored, generally credited to a particular player.
  2. (--- Sports) A rebounding or caroming ball or hockey puck, especially coming off of a goalie who has blocked a shot.
  3. A romantic partner with whom one begins a relationship (the relationship one begins) for the sake of getting over a previous, recently-ended romantic relationship.
A springing back from a surface after striking it; bounce
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  1. A springing back from a surface after striking it; bounce
  2. A boundary; a limit:
  3. A leap; a jump.
One in a series of moves and stopovers, as with a circus or road show.
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  1. One in a series of moves and stopovers, as with a circus or road show.
  2. A structure or course from which a jump is made:
  3. A jumping; leap; bound; spring
The distance covered in a jump
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  1. The distance covered in a jump
  2. An abrupt or precipitous passage, shift, or transition:
  3. The act of leaping; jump; spring
A source, beginning, or motive:
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  1. A source, beginning, or motive:
  2. A usually rapid return to normal shape after removal of stress; recoil:
  3. A bedspring or box spring
(Physics) Ability of a material to be drawn out longitudinally to a reduced section without fracture under the action of a tensile force.
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  1. (Physics) Ability of a material to be drawn out longitudinally to a reduced section without fracture under the action of a tensile force.
(Economics) The sensitivity of changes in a quantity with respect to changes in another quantity.
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  1. (Economics) The sensitivity of changes in a quantity with respect to changes in another quantity.
  2. The ability of a solid to return to its original shape or form after being subject to strain. Most solid materials display elasticity, up to a load point called the elastic limit ; loads higher than this limit cause permanent deformation of the material.
  3. A measure of how changes in price affect supply or demand for a given good, equal to the percentage of change in supply or demand divided by the percentage of the price change.
The state or quality of being flexible.
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  1. The state or quality of being flexible.
A tendency to be springy; resilience
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  1. A tendency to be springy; resilience
  2. A bending, moving, sinking, etc. under pressure
  3. The quality or condition of resilience; springiness:
(Cryptography) a property of a cryptographic algorithms in which an adversary can alter a ciphertext such that it decrypts to a related plaintext
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  1. (Cryptography) a property of a cryptographic algorithms in which an adversary can alter a ciphertext such that it decrypts to a related plaintext
  2. The quality or state of being malleable.
  3. The property by virtue of which a material can be extended in all directions without rupture by the application of load; a material's ability to be bent, formed, or shaped without cracking or breaking.
The quality of being malleable.
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The quality or state of being plastic.
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  1. The quality or state of being plastic.
  2. The ability to change and adapt, especially the ability of the central nervous system to acquire alternative pathways for sensory perception or motor skills.
  3. (Physics) the property of a solid body whereby it undergoes a permanent change in shape or size when subjected to a stress exceeding a particular value (the yield value)
The quality or state of being pliable; flexibility; pliableness.
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The quality of being pliant.
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  1. The quality of being pliant.
The state or quality of being pliant.
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  1. The state or quality of being pliant.
The ability to bounce or spring back into shape, position, etc.
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  1. The ability to bounce or spring back into shape, position, etc.
  2. The ability to recover strength, spirits, good humor, etc. quickly; buoyancy
  3. The ability to recover quickly from illness, change, or misfortune; buoyancy.
Elasticity; resilience:
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  1. Elasticity; resilience:
  2. The season of the year between winter and summer, during which the weather becomes warmer and plants revive, extending in the Northern Hemisphere from the vernal equinox to the summer solstice and popularly considered to include the months of March, April, and May. In the Southern Hemisphere austral spring includes September, October, and November.
  3. A usually rapid return to normal shape after removal of stress; recoil:
The property of being springy.
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The quality of being supple; litheness.
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A bending, curving, or flexing, as of a heavy object under its own weight
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  1. A bending, curving, or flexing, as of a heavy object under its own weight
  2. The act or an instance of bending or flexing; flexion.
  3. A curve, turn, or fold, such as a bend in a tubular organ:
(Physics) The upward force on a body immersed or partly immersed in a fluid.
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  1. (Physics) The upward force on a body immersed or partly immersed in a fluid.
  2. The tendency or capacity to remain afloat in a liquid or rise in air or gas.
  3. The upward force that a fluid exerts on an object that is less dense than itself. Buoyancy allows a boat to float on water and provides lift for balloons.
The ability of a solid to return to its original shape or form after being subject to strain. Most solid materials display elasticity, up to a load point called the elastic limit ; loads higher than this limit cause permanent deformation of the material.
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  1. The ability of a solid to return to its original shape or form after being subject to strain. Most solid materials display elasticity, up to a load point called the elastic limit ; loads higher than this limit cause permanent deformation of the material.
  2. (Econ.) The degree to which the demand for, or supply of, particular goods or services responds to a change in price
  3. Springiness; flexibility; resilience
The quality of being resilient
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  1. The quality of being resilient
  2. The ability to recover quickly from illness, change, or misfortune; buoyancy.
  3. The property of a material that enables it to resume its original shape or position after being bent, stretched, or compressed; elasticity.
(Law) The rejection of a legal proceeding, or a claim or charge made therein.
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  1. (Law) The rejection of a legal proceeding, or a claim or charge made therein.
  2. ​Deprivation of office; the fact or process of being fired from employment or stripped of rank.
  3. The termination of a legal proceeding by the judge, before a trial or hearing, typically on the grant of a motion to dismiss by the adverse party, or because the claimant failed to proceed with the action or comply with an order of the court, or because the claimant has agreed to end the proceeding.
Ejected matter.
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  1. Ejected matter.
  2. The act of ejecting or the condition of being ejected.
The act or an instance of ejecting.
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  1. The act or an instance of ejecting.
  2. The removal of a tenant or owner from property he or she occupies; a legal action by which a person removed from property seeks to recover it. The removal of a tenant or owner from property he or she occupies; a legal action by which a person removed from property seeks to recover it.
  3. (Law) An action brought by one claiming the right to possess real property currently possessed by another.
The action of removing a tenant or other occupant from real property. The action of removing a tenant or other occupant from real property.
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  1. The action of removing a tenant or other occupant from real property. The action of removing a tenant or other occupant from real property.
The act of expelling or the state of being expelled.
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  1. The act of expelling or the state of being expelled.
  2. An expelling, or forcing out, or the condition of being expelled
One that ejects, forces out, or supplants another.
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  1. One that ejects, forces out, or supplants another.
  2. (Property law) Action by a cotenant that prevents another cotenant from enjoying the use of jointly owned property.
  3. Any expulsion or dismissal
A protective covering, especially a sheath to enclose the base of a floor-mounted gear shift lever in a car or truck.
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  1. A protective covering, especially a sheath to enclose the base of a floor-mounted gear shift lever in a car or truck.
  2. A durable covering for the foot and part or much of the leg, usually made of leather, fabric, plastic, or rubber.
  3. A Denver boot.
A flow of electricity in a dielectric, especially in a rarefied gas.
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  1. A flow of electricity in a dielectric, especially in a rarefied gas.
  2. A flowing out or pouring forth; emission; secretion:
  3. A substance or material that is released, emitted, or excreted, especially from the body.
An order or notice of discharge.
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  1. An order or notice of discharge.
  2. ​Deprivation of office; the fact or process of being fired from employment or stripped of rank.
  3. The termination of a legal proceeding by the judge, before a trial or hearing, typically on the grant of a motion to dismiss by the adverse party, or because the claimant failed to proceed with the action or comply with an order of the court, or because the claimant has agreed to end the proceeding.
An end of something in space; a limit or edge.
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  1. An end of something in space; a limit or edge.
  2. A thing's outcome or result
  3. The end of something in space or time; limit, bound, conclusion, or finish
Any similar tool or weapon, as a battle-ax, headsman's ax, etc.
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  1. Any similar tool or weapon, as a battle-ax, headsman's ax, etc.
  2. A tool for chopping trees and splitting wood: it has a long wooden handle and a metal head with a blade usually on only one side
  3. A tool with a bladed, usually heavy head mounted crosswise on a handle, used for felling trees or chopping wood.
A protective covering, especially a sheath to enclose the base of a floor-mounted gear shift lever in a car or truck.
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  1. A protective covering, especially a sheath to enclose the base of a floor-mounted gear shift lever in a car or truck.
  2. A durable covering for the foot and part or much of the leg, usually made of leather, fabric, plastic, or rubber.
  3. A Denver boot.
(Slang) Dismissal from a job; discharge
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  1. (Slang) Dismissal from a job; discharge
  2. A bag, especially one made of strong material for holding grain or objects in bulk.
  3. (Informal) A bed, mattress, or sleeping bag:
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