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  1. A meeting or get-together; a party or social function.
  2. (bookbinding) A section, a group of bifolios, or sheets of paper, stacked together and folded in half.
  3. The act of one that gathers
The act of one who finds; discovery
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  1. The act of one who finds; discovery
  2. A conclusion reached after examination or investigation:
  3. A statement or document containing an authoritative decision or conclusion:
A hobby including seeking, locating, acquiring, organizing, cataloging, displaying, storing, and maintaining whatever items are of interest to the individual collector.
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  1. A hobby including seeking, locating, acquiring, organizing, cataloging, displaying, storing, and maintaining whatever items are of interest to the individual collector.
A collection of updated statutes that have been rearranged to make their use more convenient.
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  1. A collection of updated statutes that have been rearranged to make their use more convenient.
  2. Something, such as a report, anthology, or set of data, that is compiled.
  3. In copyright law, an assemblage of data or preexisting literacy works that is selected and arranged in such a way that it results in an original work of authorship.
A gathering or assembly.
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  1. A gathering or assembly.
An acquiring or being acquired
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  1. An acquiring or being acquired
  2. Something acquired or gained:
  3. Something or someone acquired or added
The act of driving cattle, etc. together on the range and collecting them in a herd, as for branding, inspection, or shipping
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  1. The act of driving cattle, etc. together on the range and collecting them in a herd, as for branding, inspection, or shipping
  2. Any similar driving together, collecting, or gathering
  3. The cowboys, horses, etc. that do this work
(Finance) The action of investors buying an asset from other investors when the price of the asset is low.
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  1. (Finance) The action of investors buying an asset from other investors when the price of the asset is low.
  2. (Law) The concurrence of several titles to the same proof.
  3. The process of growing into a heap or a large amount.
The act of assorting; separation into classes.
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  1. The act of assorting; separation into classes.
  2. A collection of varying but related items.
  3. An assorted, or miscellaneous, group or collection; variety
Plural form of sample
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Plural form of model
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A human or animal body, esp. a dead one
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  1. A human or animal body, esp. a dead one
  2. (Anat.) The main part of an organ; also, a mass of tissue with a specialized function
  3. A collection of things that, when together, can be considered or regarded as a single thing (such as a collection of writing by an author).
State of being collected in a mass; a mass; cluster.
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  1. State of being collected in a mass; a mass; cluster.
  2. A jumbled heap, mass, etc.
  3. The act or process of collecting in a mass; a heaping together.
A large amount of money:
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  1. A large amount of money:
  2. (Informal) A large amount or number
  3. 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
The part of a computer memory used to store data temporarily: retrieval of data from it is in reverse order to its storage
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  1. The part of a computer memory used to store data temporarily: retrieval of data from it is in reverse order to its storage
  2. (Informal) A large number or amount
  3. A number of chimney flues or pipes arranged together
An assemblage of persons or objects gathered or located together; an aggregation:
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  1. An assemblage of persons or objects gathered or located together; an aggregation:
  2. (Mathematics) A set, together with a binary associative operation, such that the set is closed under the operation, the set contains an identity element for the operation, and each element of the set has an inverse element with respect to the operation. The integers form a group under the operation of ordinary addition.
  3. In the Periodic Table, a vertical column that contains elements having the same number of electrons in the outermost shell of their atoms. Elements in the same group have similar chemical properties.
A group of persons or things gathered together; assembly
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  1. A group of persons or things gathered together; assembly
  2. A sculptural composition consisting of an arrangement of miscellaneous objects or found materials.
  3. A collection of artifacts from a single datable component of an archaeological site. Depending on the site and culture, an assemblage may be associated with a single limited activity, as with stone tools found at a butchering site, or may reflect a broad range of cultural life, as with artifacts that are found in a communal living site.
A group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used:
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  1. A group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used:
  2. (Math.) A prescribed collection of points, numbers, or other objects that satisfy a given condition
  3. A number of couples required for participation in a square dance.
A collection of updated statutes that have been rearranged to make their use more convenient.
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  1. A collection of updated statutes that have been rearranged to make their use more convenient.
  2. Something, such as a report, anthology, or set of data, that is compiled.
  3. In copyright law, an assemblage of data or preexisting literacy works that is selected and arranged in such a way that it results in an original work of authorship.
A grouping of individual parts or elements that compose a unified body of unspecified size or quantity:
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  1. A grouping of individual parts or elements that compose a unified body of unspecified size or quantity:
  2. A large but nonspecific amount or number:
  3. A measure of the amount of matter contained in or constituting a physical body. In classical mechanics, the mass of an object is related to the force required to accelerate it and hence is related to its inertia , and is essential to Newton's laws of motion . Objects that have mass interact with each other through the force of gravity . In Special Relativity, the observed mass of an object is dependent on its velocity with respect to the observer, with higher velocity entailing higher observed mass. Mass is measured in many different units; in most scientific applications, the SI unit of kilogram is used.
A specified or indefinite number or amount:
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  1. A specified or indefinite number or amount:
  2. A great amount or number
  3. Something, such as a number or symbol that represents a number, on which a mathematical operation is performed.
A range of things from which one can make a choice:
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  1. A range of things from which one can make a choice:
  2. A group or collection of these
  3. A carefully chosen or representative collection of people or things:
(Comput.) A group of two or more logically related elements, identified by a single name and usually stored in consecutive storage locations in main memory
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  1. (Comput.) A group of two or more logically related elements, identified by a single name and usually stored in consecutive storage locations in main memory
  2. (Math., Statistics) A systematic arrangement of numbers or symbols in rows and columns
  3. An impressively large number, as of persons or objects:
The personnel who operate such guns: usually the basic unit of artillery, corresponding to an infantry company
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  1. The personnel who operate such guns: usually the basic unit of artillery, corresponding to an infantry company
  2. (Elec.) A connected group of electrochemical cells that store electric charges and generate direct current
  3. The harmful or offensive touching of any part of another person’s body or of something, such as clothing or carried umbrella, that is so closely attached to the person that it is customarily regarded as part of the person. The touching may be in anger or a result of some other intentional wrong. Any amount of touching is considered a battery, even if harmless, if it is offensive to the person who is touched. See also assault and mayhem. The harmful or offensive touching of any part of another person’s body or of something, such as clothing or carried umbrella, that is so closely attached to the person that it is customarily regarded as part of the person. The touching may be in anger or a result of some other intentional wrong. Any amount of touching is considered a battery, even if harmless, if it is offensive to the person who is touched. See also assault and mayhem.
The department of a government in charge of the collection, management, and expenditure of the public revenue.
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  1. The department of a government in charge of the collection, management, and expenditure of the public revenue.
  2. A collection of treasures in art, literature, etc.
  3. A place where treasure is kept; room or building where valuable objects are preserved
(By extension) An assortment of things.
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  1. (By extension) An assortment of things.
  2. A miscellany, assortment, or catalog, as of complaints, comments, or ideas:
  3. A collection of literary pieces, such as poems, short stories, or plays.
  1. Bus
  2. A long motor vehicle for passengers; a bus.
  3. A large volume containing a collection of previously published works, as by a single author or on one theme
A wreath or woven chain of flowers, leaves, etc. worn on the head or used as decoration, esp. as a symbol of victory, honor, etc.
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  1. A wreath or woven chain of flowers, leaves, etc. worn on the head or used as decoration, esp. as a symbol of victory, honor, etc.
  2. A wreath or festoon, especially one of plaited flowers or leaves, worn on the body or draped as a decoration.
  3. Any of a number of places named for persons with the surname, including a large suburb of Dallas, Texas (USA).
An often jumbled assortment; a mixture:
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  1. An often jumbled assortment; a mixture:
  2. A mixture of things not usually placed together; heterogeneous collection; hodgepodge
  3. (Music) An arrangement made from a series of melodies, often from various sources.
A publication containing various literary works.
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  1. A publication containing various literary works.
  2. Such a collection of writings, as in a book
  3. A collection of various items, parts, or ingredients, especially one composed of diverse literary works.
Any jumbled mixture; mess
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  1. Any jumbled mixture; mess
  2. A mixture of dissimilar ingredients; a jumble.
  3. A kind of stew
An aggregating or being aggregated
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  1. An aggregating or being aggregated
  2. A group or mass of distinct things or individuals
The series of numbers or letters used in opening a combination lock
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  1. The series of numbers or letters used in opening a combination lock
  2. (Mathematics) One or more elements selected from a set without regard to the order of selection.
  3. (Math.) Any of the various groupings, or subsets, into which a number, or set, of units may be arranged without regard to order: dual combinations of A, B, C, and D are AB, AC, AD, BC, BD, CD
A mathematical unit or value, signifying a quantity, a position in a series, etc., and expressed by a symbol or word or by a group of symbols or words
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  1. A mathematical unit or value, signifying a quantity, a position in a series, etc., and expressed by a symbol or word or by a group of symbols or words
  2. One item in a group or series considered to be in numerical order:
  3. A numeral or a series of numerals used for reference or identification:
(in ancient Greece) A drinking party, especially one with intellectual discussion.
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  1. (in ancient Greece) A drinking party, especially one with intellectual discussion.
  2. A collection of opinions, esp. a published group of essays, on a given subject
  3. A collection of writings on a particular topic, as in a magazine.
A collection of articles by the colleagues, former students, etc. of a noted scholar, published in his or her honor
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  1. A collection of articles by the colleagues, former students, etc. of a noted scholar, published in his or her honor
  2. A volume compiled as a tribute, especially to a scholar, consisting of articles or essays relating to the honoree's work or interests.
A collection of various materials that reflect the character of a person or place:
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  1. A collection of various materials that reflect the character of a person or place:
  2. An item in such a collection.
  3. A collection of anecdotes, reminiscences, etc., esp. by or about a particular person
A collection of passages or pieces from the writings of an author
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  1. A collection of passages or pieces from the writings of an author
  2. A selection of literary passages, usually by one author.
  3. A collection of literary passages, for use in studying a language
A short but complete summary of something.
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  1. A short but complete summary of something.
  2. A summary or abstract containing the essential information in a brief form; concise but comprehensive treatise
  3. A list or collection of various items.
A selective collection of passages from various sources or by various authors; an anthology
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  1. A selective collection of passages from various sources or by various authors; an anthology
  2. A selection of passages from one or more authors; an anthology.
Supplies, especially of food, clothing, or arms.
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  1. Supplies, especially of food, clothing, or arms.
  2. A great amount or number; abundance
  3. A stock or supply reserved for future use:
The capital invested in a company or corporation through the buying of shares, each of which entitles the buyer to a share in the ownership and, usually, dividends, voting rights, etc.
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  1. The capital invested in a company or corporation through the buying of shares, each of which entitles the buyer to a share in the ownership and, usually, dividends, voting rights, etc.
  2. A population of wild animals, especially of a species that is also farmed:
  3. Any of a number of plants of the crucifer family, as evening stock (Mathiola bicornis), or Virginian stock (Malcomia maritima)
An area of computer memory devoted to the high-speed retrieval of frequently used or requested data.
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  1. An area of computer memory devoted to the high-speed retrieval of frequently used or requested data.
  2. An amount of goods or valuables, especially when kept in a concealed or hard-to-reach place:
  3. (Comput.) A storage area or portion of memory variously designed to store program instructions, copies of recently or frequently accessed Web pages, etc. for faster retrieval
A supply stored up and hidden or kept in reserve
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  1. A supply stored up and hidden or kept in reserve
  2. (Archaeology) A cache of valuable objects or artefacts; a trove.
  3. A collection or supply, as of memories or information, that one keeps to oneself for future use.
(Law) A systematic arrangement of abstracts from court decisions designed to simplify the locating of relevant case law.
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  1. (Law) A systematic arrangement of abstracts from court decisions designed to simplify the locating of relevant case law.
  2. A condensed but comprehensive account of a body of information; summary or synopsis, as of scientific, legal, or literary material
  3. A collection of previously published material, such as articles, essays, or reports, usually in edited or condensed form.
The condition, manner, or result of being arranged; disposal:
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  1. The condition, manner, or result of being arranged; disposal:
  2. A collection of things that have been arranged:
  3. Something made by arranging parts in a particular way
The act or process of removing the dress of ore and of reducing the valuable part to smaller compass, as by currents of air or water.
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  1. The act or process of removing the dress of ore and of reducing the valuable part to smaller compass, as by currents of air or water.
  2. A field or course of study on which one focuses, especially as a student in a college or university.
  3. The amount of a particular substance in a given amount of another substance, especially a solution or mixture.
Plural form of find
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A conference or gathering, as of monks at the close of the day to listen to a reading from a religious book and to discuss it
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  1. A conference or gathering, as of monks at the close of the day to listen to a reading from a religious book and to discuss it
  2. The addition to the estate of an intestate of the value of the advancements made by the intestate to his or her children so that the estate can be divided in accordance with an intestacy statute. See also advancement. The addition to the estate of an intestate of the value of the advancements made by the intestate to his or her children so that the estate can be divided in accordance with an intestacy statute. See also advancement.
  3. (Library Science) The physical description of a book, including the trim size, number of pages and illustrations, etc.
A quantity required for or produced as the result of one operation:
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  1. A quantity required for or produced as the result of one operation:
  2. A group of programs, instructions, etc. for processing by a computer in a single run
  3. A number of things or persons taken as a group; lot; set
An amount of food, as for a meal, course, or dish:
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  1. An amount of food, as for a meal, course, or dish:
  2. The meal eaten by such a group
  3. A disorderly or confused collection or mass of things; jumble; hodgepodge
A number of associated people or things:
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  1. A number of associated people or things:
  2. (Informal) A large extent, amount, or number:
  3. A number of persons or things regarded as a group
A pile, mass, or mound of things jumbled together
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  1. A pile, mass, or mound of things jumbled together
  2. A group of things placed or thrown, one on top of the other:
  3. (Informal) A great number or amount
(Informal) A group of people usually having a common interest or association:
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  1. (Informal) A group of people usually having a common interest or association:
  2. A group of things growing close together; a cluster or clump:
  3. (Informal) A considerable number or amount; a lot:
An impressive display of assembled persons or things
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  1. An impressive display of assembled persons or things
  2. (Comput.) A group of two or more logically related elements, identified by a single name and usually stored in consecutive storage locations in main memory
  3. (Computers) A group of memory elements accessed by one or more indices.
A group of musicians playing together, esp. upon wind and percussion instruments
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  1. A group of musicians playing together, esp. upon wind and percussion instruments
  2. A group of musicians who perform as an ensemble.
  3. A thin strip of flexible material used to encircle and bind one object or to hold a number of objects together:
The quantity of anything made in one operation or lot
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  1. The quantity of anything made in one operation or lot
  2. A group of programs, instructions, etc. for processing by a computer in a single run
  3. A number of things or persons taken as a group; lot; set
A group, esp. of girls or women
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  1. A group, esp. of girls or women
  2. A large group or collection.
  3. A group of animals, in particular quail.
Anything having real or material substance or form; any physical or perceptible object
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  1. Anything having real or material substance or form; any physical or perceptible object
  2. A group of individuals regarded as an entity; a corporation.
  3. A number of persons, concepts, or things regarded as a group:
(Informal) A group of people usually having a common interest or association:
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  1. (Informal) A group of people usually having a common interest or association:
  2. (Informal) A considerable number or amount; a lot:
  3. A group of things growing close together; a cluster or clump:
(Informal) A large amount; a lot:
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  1. (Informal) A large amount; a lot:
  2. A bunch, collection, or group
  3. A number of things tied, wrapped, or otherwise held together
A clustered mass; a lump:
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  1. A clustered mass; a lump:
  2. A mass of bacteria
  3. A heavy dull sound; a thud.
(Phonet.) A group of nonsyllabic phonemes, esp. a group of two or more consecutive consonants
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  1. (Phonet.) A group of nonsyllabic phonemes, esp. a group of two or more consecutive consonants
  2. A group of academic courses in a related area.
  3. A group of the same or similar elements gathered or occurring closely together; a bunch:
A group; a bunch.
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  1. A group; a bunch.
  2. A number of persons, animals, or things gathered together; cluster
  3. The complete set of eggs produced or incubated at one time.
A number of elements with similar properties, forming one of the vertical columns of the periodic table
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  1. A number of elements with similar properties, forming one of the vertical columns of the periodic table
  2. A number of individuals or things considered or classed together because of similarities:
  3. (Mathematics) A set, together with a binary associative operation, such that the set is closed under the operation, the set contains an identity element for the operation, and each element of the set has an inverse element with respect to the operation. The integers form a group under the operation of ordinary addition.
A fastening made by tying together lengths of material, such as rope, in a prescribed way.
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  1. A fastening made by tying together lengths of material, such as rope, in a prescribed way.
  2. A lump or knob in a thread, cord, etc., formed by passing one free end through a loop and drawing it tight, or by a tangle drawn tight
  3. The round, often darker cross section of such a lump as it appears on a piece of cut lumber.
A number of persons or things regarded as a group
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  1. A number of persons or things regarded as a group
  2. A piece of land used for a given purpose:
  3. An individual of a particular kind or type:
A group meeting together socially to accomplish a task
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  1. A group meeting together socially to accomplish a task
  2. A group of people working together to establish or promote particular theories or principles of government which they hold in common; esp., an organized political group which seeks to elect its candidates to office and thus to direct government policies
  3. A person or group involved in an enterprise; a participant or accessory:
An exclusive or select group; clique; coterie
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  1. An exclusive or select group; clique; coterie
  2. (Printing) The width of the body of a piece of type
  3. A group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used:
Accumulated or collected material; heap
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  1. Accumulated or collected material; heap
  2. A mass of something piled up or collected.
  3. The process of growing into a heap or a large amount.
An aggregating or being aggregated
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  1. An aggregating or being aggregated
  2. A group or mass of distinct things or individuals
A collection of artifacts from a single datable component of an archaeological site. Depending on the site and culture, an assemblage may be associated with a single limited activity, as with stone tools found at a butchering site, or may reflect a broad range of cultural life, as with artifacts that are found in a communal living site.
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  1. A collection of artifacts from a single datable component of an archaeological site. Depending on the site and culture, an assemblage may be associated with a single limited activity, as with stone tools found at a butchering site, or may reflect a broad range of cultural life, as with artifacts that are found in a communal living site.
  2. A group of persons or things gathered together; assembly
  3. A sculptural composition consisting of an arrangement of miscellaneous objects or found materials.
A collection; an aggregation:
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  1. A collection; an aggregation:
  2. A collection of things or parts massed together; heap; pile
The effect of free trade agreements on the rules of origin in calculating importation tariffs, quotas, etc.
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  1. The effect of free trade agreements on the rules of origin in calculating importation tariffs, quotas, etc.
  2. Accumulation.
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  1. A meeting or get-together; a party or social function.
  2. That which is gathered or amassed; a collection or accumulation.
  3. (bookbinding) A section, a group of bifolios, or sheets of paper, stacked together and folded in half.
A measure of the amount of matter contained in or constituting a physical body. In classical mechanics, the mass of an object is related to the force required to accelerate it and hence is related to its inertia , and is essential to Newton's laws of motion . Objects that have mass interact with each other through the force of gravity . In Special Relativity, the observed mass of an object is dependent on its velocity with respect to the observer, with higher velocity entailing higher observed mass. Mass is measured in many different units; in most scientific applications, the SI unit of kilogram is used.
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  1. A measure of the amount of matter contained in or constituting a physical body. In classical mechanics, the mass of an object is related to the force required to accelerate it and hence is related to its inertia , and is essential to Newton's laws of motion . Objects that have mass interact with each other through the force of gravity . In Special Relativity, the observed mass of an object is dependent on its velocity with respect to the observer, with higher velocity entailing higher observed mass. Mass is measured in many different units; in most scientific applications, the SI unit of kilogram is used.
  2. A unified body of matter with no specific shape:
  3. A lump or aggregate of coherent material:
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