An abridged form, as of a book
The inherent, unchanging nature of a thing or class of things.
A shortened form of a word or phrase used chiefly in writing to represent the complete form, such as Mass. for Massachusetts or USMC for United States Marine Corps.
A concise statement of the main points of a law case, usually filed by counsel for the information of the court
The act of compiling
The act of condensing.
A collection of previously published material, such as articles, essays, or reports, usually in edited or condensed form.
A method of separating a substance that is in solution from its solvent or of separating a liquid from a mixture of liquids having different boiling points. The liquid to be separated is evaporated (as by boiling), and its vapor is then collected after it condenses. Distillation is used to separate fresh water from a salt solution and gasoline from petroleum. &diamf3; The condensed vapor, which is the purified liquid, is called the distillate.
A representative or perfect example of a class or type:
(Games) A book in which off-track bets are recorded.
A stock of terms used in a particular profession, subject, or style; a vocabulary:
A simple, rough drawing or design, done rapidly and without much detail
A careful inspection or appraisal:
(Law) Brief notes preceding and explaining the decision or points of law in the written report of an adjudged case
A brief outline or general view, as of a subject or written work; an abstract or a summary.
Money collected, as during a church service
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