(--- Mathematics) A set of elements or points satisfying specified geometric postulates:
Self-restraint in expression or bearing; reticence or coolness:
The distance from the tip of the thumb to the tip of the little finger when the hand is fully extended, formerly used as a unit of measure equal to about 9 inches (23 centimeters).
(--- Football) An act of legally using one's body to obstruct or move a defensive player so that a player in possession of the ball may advance downfield, pass, or otherwise execute an offensive play.
A unit of linear measure varying in different times and countries: in English-speaking countries it is usually about 3 statute miles or 3 nautical miles
Rhythm in verse; measured, patterned arrangement of syllables, primarily according to stress or length
(Countable, sewing) The part of a sewing machine which presses downward on the fabric, and may also serve to move it forward.
Yard is defined as a measurement of length that equals 3 feet or 36 inches.
The celestial regions; the heavens:
Range or scope of influence or effect:
Maximum range of capability (of a weapon, radio, detector, fuel supply, etc.).
The distance between one thing and another
A single action of sweeping.
An unbroken length, tract, or space; continuous extent or distance
Any single thing, amount, specimen, example, etc.
Extent or distance from beginning to end:
A half-open interval.
Control of emotions, impulses, etc.; reserve; constraint
A route or course that is or may be used to go from one place to another
Permission or a promise, especially a pledge to wed.
The cultural or social environment in which a person was brought up or has lived:
The definition of an objective is a goal or something to aim for.
A usually small military base established in another country.
The definition of horizon is the area where the earth and sky look as if they come together or how far your interests and knowledge stretch.
The amount of use, service, or benefit one gets or can get from something
A small permanent unit organized for special service
An expanded part:
A mutual liking or understanding arising from sameness of feeling
The people who live near one another or in a particular district or area:
The definition of an inch is a small measurement equal to 1/12th of a foot or 2.54 centimeters.
A unit specified by a scale, such as an inch, or by variable conditions, such as a day's march.
A region, territory, or large tract of land distinguishable by features of topography, biology, or culture:
Regard for or interest in someone or something:
A suitable setting or occasion:
A nautical mile.
A position of the body or manner of carrying oneself:
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