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A stream that flows into a larger stream or other body of water.
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  1. A stream that flows into a larger stream or other body of water.
  2. A ruler or nation that pays tribute.
  3. A tributary nation or ruler
Any military base away from the home country
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  1. Any military base away from the home country
  2. A usually small military base established in another country.
  3. The place or station occupied by such a group
The canons of a church or the members of a religious residence considered as a group.
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  1. The canons of a church or the members of a religious residence considered as a group.
  2. A proceeding under the Federal Bankruptcy Act whereby a company or corporation may, through a court order, remain in business for a time as long as it pays current debts, but must eventually either reorganize and pay its creditors or cease operations
  3. A thing like a chapter; part; episode
A person belonging to some association, society, community, party, etc.
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  1. A person belonging to some association, society, community, party, etc.
  2. One part of an organization or family, one person belonging to a partnership. One part of an organization or family, one person belonging to a partnership.
  3. A part of a plant considered with regard to structure or position rather than function
A portion, division, piece, or segment of a whole.
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  1. A portion, division, piece, or segment of a whole.
  2. Any of several equal portions or fractions that can constitute a whole or into which a whole can be divided:
  3. An organ, member, or other division of an organism:
The building, room, or series of rooms in which the affairs of a business, professional person, branch of government, etc. are carried on
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  1. The building, room, or series of rooms in which the affairs of a business, professional person, branch of government, etc. are carried on
  2. A position of authority, duty, or trust given to a person, as in a government or corporation:
  3. A function or duty assigned to someone, esp. as an essential part of his or her work or position
A chest of drawers, especially a dresser for holding clothes.
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  1. A chest of drawers, especially a dresser for holding clothes.
  2. A local office of such an agency
  3. An office, usually of a large organization, that is responsible for a specific duty:
A group of several ships of similar type forming a tactical unit under a single command in the US Navy.
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  1. A group of several ships of similar type forming a tactical unit under a single command in the US Navy.
  2. A particular section of a country, state, etc. divided off as for administration
  3. Anything separated or distinguished from the whole or from the larger unit of which it is a part
One of the parts resulting from subdividing
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  1. One of the parts resulting from subdividing
  2. A reduction in area of a piece of land by dividing it up into two or more smaller parcels. A reduction in area of a piece of land by dividing it up into two or more smaller parcels.
  3. A subdivided part.
Any distinct, constituent part
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  1. Any distinct, constituent part
  2. A part of a city, country, etc.; district or region
  3. A part or division of a book, newspaper, etc.
In calculus, the slope of the tangent line to a curve at a particular point on the curve. Since a curve represents a function, its derivative can also be thought of as the rate of change of the corresponding function at the given point. Derivatives are computed using differentiation.
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  1. In calculus, the slope of the tangent line to a curve at a particular point on the curve. Since a curve represents a function, its derivative can also be thought of as the rate of change of the corresponding function at the given point. Derivatives are computed using differentiation.
  2. A financial instrument that derives its value from another more fundamental asset, as a commitment to buy a bond for a certain sum on a certain date.
  3. (Finance) A contract, as an option or futures contract, whose value depends on the value of the securities, commodities, etc. that form the basis of the contract
Any emotional need or reliance regarded as excessive, unhealthy, etc.
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  1. Any emotional need or reliance regarded as excessive, unhealthy, etc.
  2. A minor territory under the jurisdiction of a government.
  3. A land or territory geographically distinct from the country governing it, and held in trust or as a possession, etc. in a subordinate status
A company owned by a parent company or a holding company, also called daughter company or sister company.
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  1. A company owned by a parent company or a holding company, also called daughter company or sister company.
  2. One that is subsidiary to another.
  3. A company controlled by another company which owns all or a majority of its shares
A corporation that is related to another corporation by one owning shares of the other, by common ownership, or by other means of control. See also company (parent) and subsidiary. A corporation that is related to another corporation by one owning shares of the other, by common ownership, or by other means of control. See also company (parent) and subsidiary.
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  1. A corporation that is related to another corporation by one owning shares of the other, by common ownership, or by other means of control. See also company (parent) and subsidiary. A corporation that is related to another corporation by one owning shares of the other, by common ownership, or by other means of control. See also company (parent) and subsidiary.
  2. A person, organization, or establishment associated with another as a subordinate, subsidiary, or member:
  3. An affiliated individual or organization; member
An upper limb of the human body, connecting the hand and wrist to the shoulder.
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  1. An upper limb of the human body, connecting the hand and wrist to the shoulder.
  2. An administrative or functional branch, as of an organization.
  3. A part similar to a human arm, such as the forelimb of an animal or a long part projecting from a central support in a machine.
A structure or part used by an animal for gliding through the air, as the folds of skin of a flying squirrel or the enlarged pectoral fins of a flying fish.
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  1. A structure or part used by an animal for gliding through the air, as the folds of skin of a flying squirrel or the enlarged pectoral fins of a flying fish.
  2. A part extending from the side of an aircraft, such as an airplane, having a curved upper surface that causes the pressure of air rushing over it to decrease, thereby providing lift.
  3. Any winglike anatomical or botanical part, as on some leafstalks or seeds; ala
The systematic grouping of organisms according to the structural or evolutionary relationships among them. Organisms are normally classified by observed similarities in their body and cell structure or by evolutionary relationships based on the analysis of sequences of their DNA.
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  1. The systematic grouping of organisms according to the structural or evolutionary relationships among them. Organisms are normally classified by observed similarities in their body and cell structure or by evolutionary relationships based on the analysis of sequences of their DNA.
  2. Such a class or group
  3. The act of forming into a class or classes; a distribution into groups, as classes, orders, families, etc., according to some common relations or attributes.
A division of a business specializing in a particular product or service:
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  1. A division of a business specializing in a particular product or service:
  2. A separate part, division, or branch, as of a government, business, or school
  3. A part, portion, or subdivision.
A specific grammatical defining property of a linguistic unit or class, such as number or gender in the noun and tense or voice in the verb.
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  1. A specific grammatical defining property of a linguistic unit or class, such as number or gender in the noun and tense or voice in the verb.
  2. A general class of ideas, terms, or things that mark divisions or coordinations within a conceptual scheme, especially:
  3. (Linguistics) A property or structural unit of a language, such as a part of speech or a type of phrase.
A development or consequence growing out of and sometimes complicating a problem, plan, or statement:
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  1. A development or consequence growing out of and sometimes complicating a problem, plan, or statement:
  2. The act or process of branching out or dividing into branches.
  3. A subordinate part extending from a main body; a branch.
Of a business, an office geographically separate from the headquarters of the business.
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  1. Of a business, an office geographically separate from the headquarters of the business.
Branch of a tree, esp. a main branch
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  1. Branch of a tree, esp. a main branch
  2. A tree branch, especially a large or main branch.
A part that extends from the trunk of a body, as an arm, leg, or wing
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  1. A part that extends from the trunk of a body, as an arm, leg, or wing
  2. One of the appendages of an animal, such as an arm of a starfish, the flipper of dolphins, or the arm and leg of a human, used for locomotion or grasping.
  3. A major appendage of human or animal, used for locomotion (such as an arm, leg or wing)
A branch, descendant, or member of a family or social group.
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  1. A branch, descendant, or member of a family or social group.
  2. Something that branches out or derives its existence or origin from a particular source.
  3. Anything that branches off, or derives from, a main source; specif., a shoot or stem growing laterally from the main stem of a plant
(Archaic) A young, immature person.
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  1. (Archaic) A young, immature person.
  2. A person as the offspring or scion of a family, institution, class, etc.
  3. A small brad without a head.
The current style; the fashion.
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  1. The current style; the fashion.
  2. A small, slender branch or shoot of a tree or shrub
  3. A young shoot representing the current season's growth of a woody plant.
(Slang) An unspecified thing. Used as a generalized term of reference, often as an intensive:
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  1. (Slang) An unspecified thing. Used as a generalized term of reference, often as an intensive:
  2. (Bot.) A subordinate shoot from a bud on the root or stem of a plant
  3. A part by which an animal sucks blood from or uses suction to cling to another animal. Leeches and remoras have suckers.
A detached shoot or twig containing buds from a woody plant, used in grafting.
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  1. A detached shoot or twig containing buds from a woody plant, used in grafting.
  2. A shoot or bud of a plant, esp. one for planting or grafting
  3. (Botany) A detached shoot or bud from a plant that is joined to a rootstock in grafting.
A small, rounded organic part, such as a taste bud, that resembles a plant bud.
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  1. A small, rounded organic part, such as a taste bud, that resembles a plant bud.
  2. The stage or condition of having buds:
  3. A small swelling on a branch or stem, containing an undeveloped shoot, leaf, or flower. Some species have mixed buds containing two of these structures, or even all three. &diamf3; Terminal buds occur at the end of a stem, twig, or branch. &diamf3; Axillary buds, also known as lateral buds , occur in the axils of leaves (in the upper angle of where the leaf grows from the stem). &diamf3; Accessory buds often occur clustered around terminal buds or above and on either side of axillary buds. Accessory buds are usually smaller than terminal and axillary buds.
A weapon, especially a firearm:
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  1. A weapon, especially a firearm:
  2. A support for the arm on a chair, sofa, etc.
  3. An upper limb of the human body, connecting the hand and wrist to the shoulder.
Something resembling a fork in shape
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  1. Something resembling a fork in shape
  2. The point at which such a bifurcation or separation occurs:
  3. An instrument of greatly varying size with a handle at one end and two or more pointed prongs at the other: forks are variously used as eating utensils and for pitching hay, breaking up soil, etc.
An increase in the size of an organism or part of an organism, usually as a result of an increase in the number of cells. Growth of an organism may stop at maturity, as in the case of humans and other mammals, or it may continue throughout life, as in many plants. In humans, certain body parts, like hair and nails, continue to grow throughout life.
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  1. An increase in the size of an organism or part of an organism, usually as a result of an increase in the number of cells. Growth of an organism may stop at maturity, as in the case of humans and other mammals, or it may continue throughout life, as in many plants. In humans, certain body parts, like hair and nails, continue to grow throughout life.
  2. Gradual development toward maturity
  3. Development from a lower or simpler to a higher or more complex form; evolution.
A weapon, especially a firearm:
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  1. A weapon, especially a firearm:
  2. An upper limb of the human body, connecting the hand and wrist to the shoulder.
  3. A support for the arm on a chair, sofa, etc.
The point at which such a bifurcation or separation occurs:
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  1. The point at which such a bifurcation or separation occurs:
  2. The point where a river, road, etc. is divided into two or more branches, or where branches join to form a river, road, etc.
  3. One of the branches of such a bifurcation or separation:
A branch, descendant, or member of a family or social group.
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  1. A branch, descendant, or member of a family or social group.
  2. Something that branches out or derives its existence or origin from a particular source.
  3. Anything that branches off, or derives from, a main source; specif., a shoot or stem growing laterally from the main stem of a plant
A state of order based on submission to rules and authority:
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  1. A state of order based on submission to rules and authority:
  2. Training expected to produce a specific character or pattern of behavior, especially training that produces moral or mental improvement:
  3. Punishment intended to correct or train:
That in which one specializes; a chosen expertise or talent.
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  1. That in which one specializes; a chosen expertise or talent.
  2. An item or product of a distinctive kind or of particular superiority:
  3. A special pursuit, occupation, aptitude, or skill:
An affiliated individual or organization; member
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  1. An affiliated individual or organization; member
  2. A person, organization, or establishment associated with another as a subordinate, subsidiary, or member:
  3. A corporation that is related to another corporation by one owning shares of the other, by common ownership, or by other means of control. See also company (parent) and subsidiary. A corporation that is related to another corporation by one owning shares of the other, by common ownership, or by other means of control. See also company (parent) and subsidiary.
(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. Cell division.
One that is subsidiary to another.
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  1. One that is subsidiary to another.
  2. (Music) A theme subordinate to a main theme or subject.
  3. A company controlled by another company which owns all or a majority of its shares
A fiduciary relationship in which a person or entity act, by mutual consent, for the benefit of another and bind the other party by words or deeds. See agent, authority, fiduciary and principal.
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  1. A fiduciary relationship in which a person or entity act, by mutual consent, for the benefit of another and bind the other party by words or deeds. See agent, authority, fiduciary and principal.
  2. The business office or district of such a person, firm, etc.
  3. An administrative division of a government or international body.
A support for the arm on a chair, sofa, etc.
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  1. A support for the arm on a chair, sofa, etc.
  2. A branch of a military force:
  3. An upper limb of the human body, connecting the hand and wrist to the shoulder.
A military subdivision of a country; as, the Department of the Potomac.
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  1. A military subdivision of a country; as, the Department of the Potomac.
  2. A division of a school or college dealing with a particular field of knowledge:
  3. A division of a business specializing in a particular product or service:
Cell division.
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  1. Cell division.
  2. The proportional distribution of a quantity or entity:
  3. A particular department of a government, business, school, or other organization
An instrument or means of communication, especially a periodical issued by a political party, business firm, or other group.
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  1. An instrument or means of communication, especially a periodical issued by a political party, business firm, or other group.
  2. A means or instrument for the performance of some action
  3. An instrument or agency dedicated to the performance of specified functions:
The section of an army, fleet, etc. to the right (or left) of the center
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  1. The section of an army, fleet, etc. to the right (or left) of the center
  2. (Slang) A person's arm
  3. An air force unit larger than a group but smaller than a numbered air force or, formerly, than a division.
(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. Cell division.
Something that branches out or derives its existence or origin from a particular source.
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  1. Something that branches out or derives its existence or origin from a particular source.
  2. A branch, descendant, or member of a family or social group.
  3. Anything that branches off, or derives from, a main source; specif., a shoot or stem growing laterally from the main stem of a plant
A reduction in area of a piece of land by dividing it up into two or more smaller parcels. A reduction in area of a piece of land by dividing it up into two or more smaller parcels.
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  1. A reduction in area of a piece of land by dividing it up into two or more smaller parcels. A reduction in area of a piece of land by dividing it up into two or more smaller parcels.
  2. One of the parts resulting from subdividing
  3. A subdivided part.
A surnamefor someone living by a brook.
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  1. A surnamefor someone living by a brook.
  2. A small stream, usually not so large as a river
  3. A female given name of modern usage; more often spelled Brooke.
The Muskogean language used as a lingua franca in the Creek Confederacy; Muskogee
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  1. The Muskogean language used as a lingua franca in the Creek Confederacy; Muskogee
  2. (Obs.) A narrow or winding passage
  3. A small stream, often a shallow or intermittent tributary to a river.
An event in which large numbers of individuals are killed:
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  1. An event in which large numbers of individuals are killed:
  2. An animal killed, especially in hunting.
  3. A person killed or to be killed:
An outdoor enclosure for domestic animals or poultry:
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  1. An outdoor enclosure for domestic animals or poultry:
  2. A continuous length or extent of something:
  3. A movement or flow:
To depart from a given viewpoint, practice, etc.; differ
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  1. To depart from a given viewpoint, practice, etc.; differ
  2. To be different, as in opinion or manner; differ:
  3. To go or move in different directions from a common point or from each other; branch off
(Mech.) To mark off the divisions of; graduate; gradate
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  1. (Mech.) To mark off the divisions of; graduate; gradate
  2. To separate or become separated into parts, sections, groups, or branches.
  3. To sector into units of measurement; graduate:
To pick up, spear, or pitch with a fork
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  1. To pick up, spear, or pitch with a fork
  2. To divide into branches; be bifurcated
  3. To divide into two or more branches:
To have complicating consequences or outgrowths:
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  1. To have complicating consequences or outgrowths:
  2. To divide into or cause to extend in branches or subordinate branchlike parts.
  3. To divide or spread out into branches or branchlike divisions
To divide (land) into small parcels for sale, as by a real-estate firm
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  1. To divide (land) into small parcels for sale, as by a real-estate firm
  2. To divide into a number of parts, especially to divide (land) into lots.
  3. (Intransitive) To divide divisions into smaller divisions
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