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The act or process of transmitting; a transmission.
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  1. The act or process of transmitting; a transmission.
The part of a motor vehicle, machine, etc. that transmits power from the engine to the driven members, as the wheels, by means of belts, fluids, gears, etc.
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  1. The part of a motor vehicle, machine, etc. that transmits power from the engine to the driven members, as the wheels, by means of belts, fluids, gears, etc.
  2. An automotive assembly of gears and associated parts by which power is transmitted from the engine to a driving axle.
  3. The passage of radio waves through space between the transmitting station and the receiving station
A means of communicating, especially:
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  1. A means of communicating, especially:
  2. A means of communicating
  3. A joining or connecting of solid fibrous structures, such as tendons and nerves.
A substance causing illness or death when eaten, drunk, or absorbed even in relatively small quantities
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  1. A substance causing illness or death when eaten, drunk, or absorbed even in relatively small quantities
  2. (Chem.) A substance that inhibits or destroys the activity of a catalyst, enzyme, etc. or that interferes with or checks a reaction
  3. A substance that causes injury, illness, or death, especially by chemical means.
Any of various submicroscopic agents that infect living organisms, often causing disease, and that consist of a single or double strand of RNA or DNA surrounded by a protein coat. Unable to replicate without a host cell, viruses are typically not considered living organisms.
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  1. Any of various submicroscopic agents that infect living organisms, often causing disease, and that consist of a single or double strand of RNA or DNA surrounded by a protein coat. Unable to replicate without a host cell, viruses are typically not considered living organisms.
  2. A harmful or destructive influence:
  3. A disease caused by a virus.
Poor health resulting from disease of body or mind; sickness.
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  1. Poor health resulting from disease of body or mind; sickness.
  2. The condition of being ill, or in poor health; sickness; disease
  3. A disease.
The cause of distress, death, or ruin
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  1. The cause of distress, death, or ruin
  2. (Archaic) Fatal injury or ruin:
  3. A deadly poison.
A condition in horses similar to but more advanced than thrush.
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  1. A condition in horses similar to but more advanced than thrush.
  2. A disease of plants that causes local decay of bark and wood
  3. An inflammation or infection of the ear and auditory canal, especially in dogs and cats.
In a nuclear reactor, a substance, as boron, that readily absorbs thermal neutrons from a chain reaction, thereby decreasing the reactivity of a reactor core: it is used for safety or control
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  1. In a nuclear reactor, a substance, as boron, that readily absorbs thermal neutrons from a chain reaction, thereby decreasing the reactivity of a reactor core: it is used for safety or control
  2. (Chem.) A substance that inhibits or destroys the activity of a catalyst, enzyme, etc. or that interferes with or checks a reaction
  3. A substance that causes injury, illness, or death, especially by chemical means.
A poisonous or harmful nonbiological substance, such as a pollutant.
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  1. A poisonous or harmful nonbiological substance, such as a pollutant.
  2. Any of various similar poisons, related to proteins, formed in certain plants, as ricin, or secreted by certain animals, as snake venom: toxins, when injected into animals or humans, typically initiate the formation of antitoxins
  3. A poisonous substance, especially a protein, that is produced by living cells or organisms and is capable of causing disease when introduced into the body tissues but is often also capable of inducing neutralizing antibodies or antitoxins.
The poison secreted by some snakes, spiders, insects, etc., introduced into the body of the victim by bite or sting
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  1. The poison secreted by some snakes, spiders, insects, etc., introduced into the body of the victim by bite or sting
  2. Any of various poisonous substances secreted by certain snakes, spiders, scorpions, and insects and transmitted to a victim by a bite or sting. Venoms are highly concentrated fluids that typically consist of dozens or hundreds of powerful enzymes, peptides, and smaller organic compounds. These compounds target and disable specific chemicals in the victim, damaging cellular and organ system function. Snake venoms, for example, contain substances that block platelet aggregation (causing bleeding) and that prevent the release of acetylcholine by nerve endings (causing muscle paralysis). Many substances contained in venoms are under investigation for use as pharmaceuticals.
  3. A poisonous secretion of an animal, such as a snake, spider, or scorpion, usually transmitted to prey or to attackers by a bite or sting.
Any of various submicroscopic agents that infect living organisms, often causing disease, and that consist of a single or double strand of RNA or DNA surrounded by a protein coat. Unable to replicate without a host cell, viruses are typically not considered living organisms.
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  1. Any of various submicroscopic agents that infect living organisms, often causing disease, and that consist of a single or double strand of RNA or DNA surrounded by a protein coat. Unable to replicate without a host cell, viruses are typically not considered living organisms.
  2. A harmful or destructive influence:
  3. A disease caused by a virus.
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