(Linguis.) The transition from one speech sound to the next, either within a word, as between (t) and (r) in nitrate (close juncture), or marking the boundaries between words, as between (t) and (r) in night rate (open juncture)
(American football) Any of the defensive players who are in position furthest from the line of scrimmage and whose responsibility is to defendagainst passes as well as to be the tacklers of last resort.
(Physics) Voltage. Usually only the terms low tension, high tension, and extra-high tension, and the abbreviations LT, HT, and EHT are used. They are not precisely defined; LT is normally a few volts, HT a few hundreds of volts, and EHT thousands of volts.
(or ?straits) refers to a trying situation from which it is difficult to extricate oneself the loss left them in dire straits
refers to an event regarded as a turning point which will decisively determine an outcome an economic crisis
is used of an emergency regarded as remotely possible in the future prepare for any contingency
refers to such a situation with stress upon the need or urgency of a response to it the exigencies of the moment require drastic action
refers to any sudden or unforeseen situation that requires immediate action the flood had created an emergency
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