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A thing's outcome or result
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  1. A thing's outcome or result
  2. (Linguis.) The end of a word; final sound, morpheme, or syllable; specif., an inflectional ending
  3. The end of something in space or time; limit, bound, conclusion, or finish
The result or outcome of an act or process:
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  1. The result or outcome of an act or process:
  2. The last step in a reasoning process; judgment, decision, or opinion formed after investigation or thought
  3. The close or last part; the end or finish:
The condition, manner, or result of being arranged; disposal:
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  1. The condition, manner, or result of being arranged; disposal:
  2. (Music) Adaptation of a composition to other instruments or voices than those for which it was originally written, or to the style of a certain band or orchestra
  3. The act or process of arranging:
The concluding part of a musical composition
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  1. The concluding part of a musical composition
  2. The last scene or feature of an entertainment
  3. The conclusion or last part; end
In cosmology theory, the ratio of the average density of matter in the universe to its critical density.
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  1. In cosmology theory, the ratio of the average density of matter in the universe to its critical density.
  2. The twenty-fourth letter of the Classical and the Modern Greek alphabet, and the twenty-eighth letter of the Old and the Ancient Greek alphabet, i.e. the last letter of every Greek alphabet. Uppercase version: Ω; lowercase: ω.
  3. The last (of any series); end
An end result; a consequence.
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  1. An end result; a consequence.
  2. The way something turns out; result; consequence
Death.
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  1. Death.
  2. A means or place of passing
  3. The act of one that passes or the fact of having passed:
To successfully execute or effect
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  1. To successfully execute or effect
  2. To make whole, with all necessary elements or parts:
  3. To bring to a finish or an end:
The degree of accuracy of a weapon or of a person aiming a weapon or propelled object:
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  1. The degree of accuracy of a weapon or of a person aiming a weapon or propelled object:
  2. The ability to hit a target or intended point:
  3. The object to be attained; intention or purpose
A limiting factor that must be considered:
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  1. A limiting factor that must be considered:
  2. A person or thing to which action, thought, or feeling is directed
  3. A focus of attention, feeling, thought, or action:
Purpose with respect to marriage:
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  1. Purpose with respect to marriage:
  2. The act or fact of intending; determination to do a specified thing or act in a specified manner
  3. The action or fact of intending:
A formal termination on a closing date, as of a contract or subscription
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  1. A formal termination on a closing date, as of a contract or subscription
  2. A coming to an end; close
  3. The act of coming to a close; termination:
The act of completing, or finishing
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  1. The act of completing, or finishing
  2. The act of completing or the state of being completed.
  3. (Football) A successful forward pass
An adjourning or being adjourned
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  1. An adjourning or being adjourned
  2. The time of being adjourned
(Grammar) The last morpheme of a word, added to some base to make an inflected form (such as -ing in "ending").
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  1. (Grammar) The last morpheme of a word, added to some base to make an inflected form (such as -ing in "ending").
  2. An end
  3. The last part; finish; conclusion
The final part or conclusion; end
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  1. The final part or conclusion; end
  2. (Archaic) A fight at close quarters.
  3. A conclusion; a finish:
The events following the climax of a drama or novel in which such a resolution or clarification takes place.
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  1. The events following the climax of a drama or novel in which such a resolution or clarification takes place.
  2. The final resolution or clarification of a dramatic or narrative plot.
  3. The outcome of a sequence of events; the end result.
(Carpentry) Joiner work, as the installation of doors, stairs, panels, etc., which completes the interior of a building
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  1. (Carpentry) Joiner work, as the installation of doors, stairs, panels, etc., which completes the interior of a building
  2. The last treatment or coating of a surface:
  3. The last part; end
(Formal) A ceasing or discontinuance, as of action, whether temporary or final.
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  1. (Formal) A ceasing or discontinuance, as of action, whether temporary or final.
  2. A bringing or coming to an end; a ceasing:
  3. A ceasing, or stopping, either forever or for some time
  1. Discontinuance
  2. A cessation; a discontinuance.
  3. Breach or interruption of continuity; separation of parts in a connected series; discontinuance.
A date established as a target or goal, as for the completion of a project.
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  1. A date established as a target or goal, as for the completion of a project.
A boundary line in a prison that prisoners can cross only at the risk of being shot.
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  1. A boundary line in a prison that prisoners can cross only at the risk of being shot.
  2. (Historical) A line around a prison beyond which a prisoner could go only at the risk of being shot by a guard
  3. The latest time by which something must be done or completed
A retiring or being retired; specif., withdrawal from work, business, etc. because of age
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  1. A retiring or being retired; specif., withdrawal from work, business, etc. because of age
  2. The portion of one's life after retiring from one's career.
  3. Withdrawal from one's occupation or position, especially upon reaching a certain age.
Something accomplished or done successfully; work completed; achievement
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  1. Something accomplished or done successfully; work completed; achievement
  2. The act of accomplishing; entire performance; completion; fulfillment; as, the accomplishment of an enterprise, of a prophecy, etc.
  3. The act of accomplishing or the state of being accomplished; completion:
Anything attained, as an acquired skill; accomplishment
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  1. Anything attained, as an acquired skill; accomplishment
  2. That which is attained, or obtained by exertion; acquisition; acquirement.
  3. The act of attaining or the condition of being attained.
The settling of a question or case by an authoritative decision or pronouncement, especially by a judicial body:
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  1. The settling of a question or case by an authoritative decision or pronouncement, especially by a judicial body:
  2. The act of making or arriving at a decision:
  3. (Archaic) A fixed movement or tendency toward an object or end.
A thing achieved, esp. by skill, work, courage, etc.; feat
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  1. A thing achieved, esp. by skill, work, courage, etc.; feat
  2. The process of achieving something:
  3. Something that has been achieved, especially by means of skill or perseverance:
The climax of a narrative or sequence of events.
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  1. The climax of a narrative or sequence of events.
  2. The benefit gained as the result of a previous action.
  3. The act, event, or time of payment
The result of an artistic effort.
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  1. The result of an artistic effort.
  2. The act of realizing; an act of figuring out or becoming aware.
  3. The act of realizing; the act of making real.
In the Periodic Table, any of the seven horizontal rows that contain elements arranged in order of increasing atomic number. All the elements in a particular period have the same number of electron shells in their atoms, equal to the number of the period. Thus, atoms of nickel, copper, and zinc, in period four, each have four electron shells.
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  1. In the Periodic Table, any of the seven horizontal rows that contain elements arranged in order of increasing atomic number. All the elements in a particular period have the same number of electron shells in their atoms, equal to the number of the period. Thus, atoms of nickel, copper, and zinc, in period four, each have four electron shells.
  2. An interval of time characterized by the occurrence of a certain condition, event, or phenomenon:
  3. An interval regarded as a distinct evolutionary or developmental phase:
The act of consummating; a fulfillment.
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  1. The act of consummating; a fulfillment.
  2. A consummating or being consummated; completion; fulfillment
  3. An end; conclusion; outcome
The highest point; zenith; climax
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  1. The highest point; zenith; climax
  2. Attainment or arrival at the highest pitch of glory, power, etc.
  3. (Astronomy) The attainment of the highest point of altitude reached by a heavenly body; passage across the meridian; transit.
The act or process of perfecting
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  1. The act or process of perfecting
  2. A person or thing considered to be perfect.
  3. The quality or condition of being perfect; extreme degree of excellence according to a given standard
The manner, style, or result of performance:
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  1. The manner, style, or result of performance:
  2. (Law) A writ or order, issued by a court, giving authority to put a judgment into effect
  3. The act or an instance of putting to death or being put to death as a lawful penalty.
Operation or functioning, usually with regard to effectiveness, as of a machine
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  1. Operation or functioning, usually with regard to effectiveness, as of a machine
  2. The act or style of performing a work or role before an audience.
  3. A presentation, especially a theatrical one, before an audience.
The end; the conclusion:
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  1. The end; the conclusion:
A short poem or speech spoken directly to the audience following the conclusion of a play.
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  1. A short poem or speech spoken directly to the audience following the conclusion of a play.
  2. An event which reflects meaningfully on a recently ended conflict or struggle.
  3. A short addition or concluding section at the end of a literary work, often dealing with the future of its characters.
That part of a wall between two bastions, gates, etc.
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  1. That part of a wall between two bastions, gates, etc.
  2. The time at which a theatrical performance begins or is scheduled to begin.
  3. The fall or closing of a theater curtain at the end of a performance or act.
A stone or post marking a border.
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  1. A stone or post marking a border.
  2. (Chiefly Brit.) Either end of a transportation line, or a station or town located there; terminal
  3. An end; final point; extremity or goal
Final authority
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  1. Final authority
  2. The final word or speech, regarded as settling the argument
  3. Power or authority of ultimate decision:
The sweet song supposed in ancient fable to be sung by a dying swan
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  1. The sweet song supposed in ancient fable to be sung by a dying swan
  2. The beautiful legendary song sung only once by a swan in its lifetime, as it is dying.
  3. The last act, final creative work, etc. of a person, as before retirement or death
The lowest line of the earnings report of a company, on which net profit per share of stock is shown
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  1. The lowest line of the earnings report of a company, on which net profit per share of stock is shown
  2. The final result or statement; upshot:
  3. (Idiomatic, uncountable) The summary or result; the most important information; the upshot; the net-net.
Alternative form of wrap-up.
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  1. Alternative form of wrap-up.
  2. A concluding or final action:
  3. A brief condensation or recapitulation as a final summary, especially to a news programme
(Baseball) The act of swinging both arms, sometimes above the head, and then pitching the ball in one continuous motion
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  1. (Baseball) The act of swinging both arms, sometimes above the head, and then pitching the ball in one continuous motion
  2. A winding up, or conclusion; close; end
Pants, such as blue jeans, made into shorts by cutting off part of the legs.
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  1. Pants, such as blue jeans, made into shorts by cutting off part of the legs.
  2. (Chiefly in the plural) shorts made by cutting off the legs from trousers
  3. The act of cutting off; esp., the limit or ending set for a process, activity, etc.
The last step in a reasoning process; judgment, decision, or opinion formed after investigation or thought
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  1. The last step in a reasoning process; judgment, decision, or opinion formed after investigation or thought
  2. (Law) The findings of a court as to the existence of an alleged fact or the application of a particular law
  3. The result or outcome of an act or process:
Something that produces a specific impression or supports a general design or intention:
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  1. Something that produces a specific impression or supports a general design or intention:
  2. Production of a desired impression:
  3. The power to produce an outcome or achieve a result:
The central idea or point; gist.
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  1. The central idea or point; gist.
  2. The conclusion; result; outcome
Either end of a transportation line, as for an airplane, bus, or railroad, including servicing facilities, etc.
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  1. Either end of a transportation line, as for an airplane, bus, or railroad, including servicing facilities, etc.
  2. A station at any important point or junction of a transportation line
  3. A connective device or point in or attached to an electric circuit or conductor
(Linguistics) The end of a word, as a suffix, inflectional ending, or final morpheme.
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  1. (Linguistics) The end of a word, as a suffix, inflectional ending, or final morpheme.
  2. An end of something in space; a limit or edge.
  3. The end of something in space or time; limit, bound, conclusion, or finish
A boundary or limit
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  1. A boundary or limit
  2. An end; final point; extremity or goal
  3. An end point on a transportation line or the town in which it is located.
Something that indicates a border or limit.
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  1. Something that indicates a border or limit.
  2. The border or limit so indicated.
  3. Any line or thing marking a limit; bound; border
A number or point L that is approached by a sequence bn if, for every positive number Ɛ, there exists a number N such that | bn−L | < Ɛ if n > N .
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  1. A number or point L that is approached by a sequence bn if, for every positive number Ɛ, there exists a number N such that | bn−L | < Ɛ if n > N .
  2. A number or point for which, from a given set of numbers or points, one can choose an arbitrarily close number or point. For example, for the set of all real numbers greater than zero and less than one, the numbers one and zero are limit points, since one can pick a number from the set arbitrarily close to one or zero (even though one and zero are not themselves in the set). Limits form the basis for calculus , where a number L is defined to be the limit approached by a function f(x) as x approaches a if, for every positive number Ɛ, there exists a number ẟ such that | f(x)−L | < Ɛ if 0 < | x−a | < ẟ.
  3. The point, line, or edge where something ends or must end; boundary or border beyond which something ceases to be or to be possible
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  1. A boundary or accepted division; a border.
  2. An indefinite area intermediate between two qualities or conditions:
  3. A line that establishes or marks a border.
An ornamental strip of flowers or shrubs along the edge of a garden, walk, etc.
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  1. An ornamental strip of flowers or shrubs along the edge of a garden, walk, etc.
  2. An edge or a part near an edge; margin; side
  3. The line or frontier area separating political divisions or geographic regions; a boundary.
A sharp or tapered end:
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  1. A sharp or tapered end:
  2. (--- Anthrop.) A stone, piece of flint, etc. worked manually to a sharp point, as for an arrowhead or spearhead
  3. (--- Basketball) A position in the forecourt beyond the top of the key, usually taken by the point guard.
A pen having a short, blunt point
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  1. A pen having a short, blunt point
  2. The usually short end remaining after something bigger has been used up:
  3. A short piece or length remaining after the main part has been removed or used up
(Derogatory) A short, thickset person.
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  1. (Derogatory) A short, thickset person.
  2. The part of a limb or tooth left after the rest has been cut off, broken off, etc.
  3. The lower end of a tree or plant remaining in the ground after most of the stem or trunk has been cut off
The concluding part of anything
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  1. The concluding part of anything
  2. The rear or bottom end of anything
  3. Alternative form of tail end.
(Geom.) A line or line segment at which two plane surfaces meet
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  1. (Geom.) A line or line segment at which two plane surfaces meet
  2. The line or area farthest away from the middle:
  3. A thin, sharpened side, as of the blade of a cutting instrument.
(Baseball) A pitched ball that is tipped:
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  1. (Baseball) A pitched ball that is tipped:
  2. The pointed, tapering, or rounded end or top of something long and slim
  3. A top or apex, as of a mountain
The uppermost part, point, surface, or end:
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  1. The uppermost part, point, surface, or end:
  2. (Nautical) A platform enclosing the head of each mast of a sailing ship, to which the topmast rigging is attached.
  3. The crown of the head:
The side of a coin having the principal design, often the profile of a political leader's head.
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  1. The side of a coin having the principal design, often the profile of a political leader's head.
  2. The end considered the most important:
  3. A turning point; a crisis:
The projecting end of anything; point
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  1. The projecting end of anything; point
  2. A small and pointed thing or part; a point; a prong.
  3. A sharp point or tip.
(Mathematics) Either of the points at which an axis that passes through the center of a sphere intersects the surface of the sphere.
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  1. (Mathematics) Either of the points at which an axis that passes through the center of a sphere intersects the surface of the sphere.
  2. A tapering wooden shaft extending from the front axle of a wagon or carriage and attached by chains or straps to the collars of a span of horses
  3. (Math.) A point or points with characteristic properties, as the point of origin of polar coordinates
A small remaining part, quantity, or number of persons or things
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  1. A small remaining part, quantity, or number of persons or things
  2. A piece of fabric remaining after the rest has been used or sold.
  3. A piece of cloth, ribbon, etc. left over or unsold, as at the end of a bolt
(Grammar) A sentence fragment.
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  1. (Grammar) A sentence fragment.
  2. An incomplete or isolated portion; a bit:
  3. A part broken away from a whole; broken piece
A ceasing to exist; death
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  1. A ceasing to exist; death
  2. (Law) A transfer of an estate by lease, esp. for a fixed period
  3. The conveyance of an interest in real property for a specified time period by will or lease; the death of a person or cessation of a corporate entity. The conveyance of an interest in real property for a specified time period by will or lease; the death of a person or cessation of a corporate entity.
Inevitable destruction or ruin:
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  1. Inevitable destruction or ruin:
  2. Judgment Day
  3. A statute or ordinance, especially one in force in Anglo-Saxon England.
To interrupt one's course or journey for a brief visit or stay. Often used with by, in, or off:
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  1. To interrupt one's course or journey for a brief visit or stay. Often used with by, in, or off:
  2. To be able to go no further; come to an end
  3. To close (a hole on a wind instrument) with the finger in sounding a desired pitch.
To give (wood, for example) a desired or particular surface texture.
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  1. To give (wood, for example) a desired or particular surface texture.
  2. To bring to an end; complete
  3. To reach the end of a task, course, or relationship:
To give up or stop trying, as in discouragement
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  1. To give up or stop trying, as in discouragement
  2. To stop, discontinue, or resign from
  3. To abandon an activity out of frustration or despair; give up:
To come to an end; finish:
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  1. To come to an end; finish:
  2. To complete the final details or negotiations on:
  3. To draw or bind together the edges of:
(Intransitive) To stop either temporarily or permanently.
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  1. (Intransitive) To stop either temporarily or permanently.
  2. To bring to a stop.
  3. (Intransitive) To stop marching.
To put an end to; stop; cease
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  1. To put an end to; stop; cease
  2. To form an end or produce a result. Often used with in :
  3. To bring to an end in space or time; form the end or conclusion of; limit, bound, finish, or conclude
To arrange or settle; come to an agreement about
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  1. To arrange or settle; come to an agreement about
  2. To come to a decision or agreement:
  3. To come to a close; end; finish
To stop moving and stay in one place; come to rest
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  1. To stop moving and stay in one place; come to rest
  2. To become more stable or composed; stop fluctuating or changing
  3. To end or resolve (a dispute, for example) by making a decision or coming to an agreement.
(Idiomatic) To turn off or stop.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To turn off or stop.
  2. (Idiomatic) To close, terminate, or end
(Intransitive)
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  1. (Intransitive)
  2. (Idiomatic) to omit
  3. (Informal) To desist; to cease.
(Idiomatic) to lose interest, and start thinking about something else
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  1. (Idiomatic) to lose interest, and start thinking about something else
  2. (Intransitive, idiomatic) To alternate between; to trade.
  3. To turn a switch to the "off" position in order to stop or disable a device
To remove a piece from a whole by breaking or snapping
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  1. To remove a piece from a whole by breaking or snapping
  2. To end abruptly, either temporarily or permanently.
To briefly delay, suspend, or postpone a court proceeding. See also continuance. To briefly delay, suspend, or postpone a court proceeding. See also continuance.
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  1. To briefly delay, suspend, or postpone a court proceeding. See also continuance. To briefly delay, suspend, or postpone a court proceeding. See also continuance.
  2. To move from one place to another:
  3. To close a session or meeting for a time
To let go (a grasp, hold, etc.)
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  1. To let go (a grasp, hold, etc.)
  2. To give up; abandon (a plan, policy, etc.)
  3. To give up or abandon (control of something or a claim, for example).
(Idiomatic) to terminate or abolish something
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To stop using, doing, etc.; cease; give up
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  1. To stop using, doing, etc.; cease; give up
  2. To come to an end.
  3. To interrupt the continuance of; to put an end to, especially as regards commercial productions; to stop producing, making, or supplying something.
Simple past tense and past participle of cut off.
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  1. Simple past tense and past participle of cut off.
  2. To stop providing funds to someone.
  3. To end abruptly.
Make shorter by cutting
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  1. Make shorter by cutting
  2. (Idiomatic) interrupt and curtail before the planned end time.
To stop the progress of (a disease, for example).
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  1. To stop the progress of (a disease, for example).
  2. To end (a pregnancy) prematurely
  3. To cause (an embryo or fetus) to be expelled so as to end its life
To delay or put off an event, appointment etc.
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  1. To delay or put off an event, appointment etc.
  2. (Gram.) To put at or near the end of the sentence
  3. To cause or arrange for (an event) to take place at a time later than the time at which it was originally supposed to happen.
To play (a game etc.) to its conclusion.
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  1. To play (a game etc.) to its conclusion.
  2. To play music to accompany the end of, or as a final segment in (a programme, broadcast etc.).
  3. (Intransitive) To occur in a certain manner.
To stop (someone engaged in an activity) by saying or doing something:
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  1. To stop (someone engaged in an activity) by saying or doing something:
  2. To cause an activity to stop by saying or doing something.
  3. To break in upon (a person) who is speaking, working, etc.; stop or hinder
To arrange in an orderly way.
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  1. To arrange in an orderly way.
  2. To deal with conclusively with a threat or a difficult situation.
  3. To get rid of.
To leave out (a letter, for example) in speaking or writing.
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  1. To leave out (a letter, for example) in speaking or writing.
  2. To come to an end or to nothing
  3. To stop, end, or have done with
(Idiomatic) To retire.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To retire.
  2. (Idiomatic) To cease the activity for the day.
(Intransitive, idiomatic) to cease to support; to halt
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  1. (Intransitive, idiomatic) to cease to support; to halt
  2. (Intransitive) to cease or turn off life support
  3. (Intransitive) to unplug or cut power
To recall; to cancel or call a halt to.
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  1. To recall; to cancel or call a halt to.
To bring to a finish or an end:
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  1. To bring to a finish or an end:
  2. To successfully execute or effect
  3. To make whole, with all necessary elements or parts:
To cause to sink, become compact, or come to rest:
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  1. To cause to sink, become compact, or come to rest:
  2. To accept something in place of what is hoped for, demanded, etc.
  3. To become more stable or composed; stop fluctuating or changing
To arrive at (a conclusion, judgment, or opinion) by the process of reasoning:
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  1. To arrive at (a conclusion, judgment, or opinion) by the process of reasoning:
  2. To come to an end; close:
  3. To come to a decision or agreement:
To come to an end; reach a stopping point:
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  1. To come to an end; reach a stopping point:
  2. To bring to an end in space or time; form the end or conclusion of; limit, bound, finish, or conclude
  3. To form an end or produce a result. Often used with in :
To cease doing something.
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  1. To cease doing something.
  2. To cease (from an action); stop; abstain
  3. (Intransitive) To cease to proceed or act; to stop; to forbear; -- often with from.
To put an end to; discontinue:
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  1. To put an end to; discontinue:
  2. To stop performing an activity or action; desist:
  3. To come to an end; stop:
To be destroyed, as in combat:
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  1. To be destroyed, as in combat:
  2. (Informal) To desire something greatly:
  3. To mold, stamp, cut, or shape with a die
To breathe one's last breath; die:
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  1. To breathe one's last breath; die:
  2. (Archaic) To give (something) off.
  3. To come to an end; terminate:
To set out; start
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  1. To set out; start
  2. To vary, as from a regular course; deviate:
  3. To go away; leave:
The part of a military deployment usually farthest from the fighting front.
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  1. The part of a military deployment usually farthest from the fighting front.
  2. The place or position behind or at the back
  3. The point or area farthest from the front:
Something left over.
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  1. Something left over.
  2. The last part of something; remnant
  3. The very end:
A long braid or tress of hair
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  1. A long braid or tress of hair
  2. A long, stream of gas or dust forced from the head of a comet when it is close to the Sun. Tails can be up to 150 million km (93 million miles) long, and they always point away from the Sun because of the force of the solar wind. &diamf3; Plasma tails, or ion tails, appear bluish and straight and narrow, and are formed when solar wind forces ionized gas to stream off the coma. Dust tails are wide and curved, and are formed when solar heat forces trails of dust off the coma; solid particles reflecting the Sun's light create their bright yellow color.
  3. A braid of hair; a pigtail.
(Informal) The buttocks
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  1. (Informal) The buttocks
  2. The rear or bottom end of anything
  3. Alternative form of tail end.
A springing back from a surface after striking it; bounce
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  1. A springing back from a surface after striking it; bounce
  2. A boundary; a limit:
  3. A boundary; limit
(Obs.) A place of confinement
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  1. (Obs.) A place of confinement
  2. A boundary or bounded region; border; limit
  3. Limit.
The greatest or least amount, number, or extent allowed or possible:
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  1. The greatest or least amount, number, or extent allowed or possible:
  2. The point, edge, or line beyond which something ends, may not go, or is not allowed:
  3. Legal limit
A ceasing, as of some activity
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  1. A ceasing, as of some activity
  2. Cessation; ceasing:
(Formal) A ceasing or discontinuance, as of action, whether temporary or final.
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  1. (Formal) A ceasing or discontinuance, as of action, whether temporary or final.
  2. A bringing or coming to an end; a ceasing:
  3. A ceasing, or stopping, either forever or for some time
The final part or conclusion; end
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  1. The final part or conclusion; end
  2. (Archaic) A fight at close quarters.
  3. A conclusion; a finish:
The final step in the purchase of real property or of an interest in real property when a deed or another instrument of title is conveyed to the buyer, the purchase price or a portion thereof is paid, and collateral matters, such as the exchange or transfer of any assignments, insurance policies, leases, and mortgages, are finalized.
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  1. The final step in the purchase of real property or of an interest in real property when a deed or another instrument of title is conveyed to the buyer, the purchase price or a portion thereof is paid, and collateral matters, such as the exchange or transfer of any assignments, insurance policies, leases, and mortgages, are finalized.
  2. A meeting for completing a transaction, especially one at which contracts are signed transferring ownership of real estate.
  3. The end or conclusion:
The feeling that one's prolonged state of emotional distress over some traumatic experience or situation has finally ended
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  1. The feeling that one's prolonged state of emotional distress over some traumatic experience or situation has finally ended
  2. A feeling of finality or resolution, especially after a traumatic experience:
  3. A bringing to an end; a conclusion:
The act of completing, or finishing
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  1. The act of completing, or finishing
  2. The act of completing or the state of being completed.
  3. (Football) A successful forward pass
The result or outcome of an act or process:
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  1. The result or outcome of an act or process:
  2. The last step in a reasoning process; judgment, decision, or opinion formed after investigation or thought
  3. The close or last part; the end or finish:
The act of consummating; a fulfillment.
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  1. The act of consummating; a fulfillment.
  2. A consummating or being consummated; completion; fulfillment
  3. An end; conclusion; outcome
(Grammar) The last morpheme of a word, added to some base to make an inflected form (such as -ing in "ending").
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  1. (Grammar) The last morpheme of a word, added to some base to make an inflected form (such as -ing in "ending").
  2. An end
  3. The last part of something.
(Carpentry) Joiner work, as the installation of doors, stairs, panels, etc., which completes the interior of a building
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  1. (Carpentry) Joiner work, as the installation of doors, stairs, panels, etc., which completes the interior of a building
  2. The last treatment or coating of a surface:
  3. The last part; end
In the Periodic Table, any of the seven horizontal rows that contain elements arranged in order of increasing atomic number. All the elements in a particular period have the same number of electron shells in their atoms, equal to the number of the period. Thus, atoms of nickel, copper, and zinc, in period four, each have four electron shells.
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  1. In the Periodic Table, any of the seven horizontal rows that contain elements arranged in order of increasing atomic number. All the elements in a particular period have the same number of electron shells in their atoms, equal to the number of the period. Thus, atoms of nickel, copper, and zinc, in period four, each have four electron shells.
  2. An interval of time characterized by the occurrence of a certain condition, event, or phenomenon:
  3. An interval regarded as a distinct evolutionary or developmental phase:
(--- Linguistics) One of a set of speech sounds that is a plosive or a nasal.
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  1. (--- Linguistics) One of a set of speech sounds that is a plosive or a nasal.
  2. A stopping or being stopped; check; arrest; cessation; halt; specif., a pause in speech or at the end of a sense unit in verse
  3. (--- Chiefly Brit.) A punctuation mark, esp. a period
A thing's outcome or result
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  1. A thing's outcome or result
  2. (Linguis.) The end of a word; final sound, morpheme, or syllable; specif., an inflectional ending
  3. The end of something in space or time; limit, bound, conclusion, or finish
(Rom. Myth., person, proper) The deity presiding over boundaries and landmarks
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  1. (Rom. Myth., person, proper) The deity presiding over boundaries and landmarks
  2. (Chiefly Brit.) Either end of a transportation line, or a station or town located there; terminal
  3. An end; final point; extremity or goal
A concluding part; a conclusion.
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  1. A concluding part; a conclusion.
  2. (Baseball) The series of movements of a pitcher, including the swinging back of the arm and the raising of the forward foot, preparatory to pitching the ball. A wind-up is usually used when there are no base runners or when the bases are loaded.
  3. The act of bringing something to an end.
Alternative form of wrap-up.
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  1. Alternative form of wrap-up.
  2. The concluding event, action, etc. in a sequence
  3. A brief condensation or recapitulation as a final summary, especially to a news programme
The final part or conclusion; end
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  1. The final part or conclusion; end
  2. A conclusion; a finish:
  3. (Archaic) A fight at close quarters.
The proposition concluded from one or more premises; a deduction.
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  1. The proposition concluded from one or more premises; a deduction.
  2. The close or last part; the end or finish:
  3. The last of a chain of events; outcome
(Grammar) The last morpheme of a word, added to some base to make an inflected form (such as -ing in "ending").
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  1. (Grammar) The last morpheme of a word, added to some base to make an inflected form (such as -ing in "ending").
  2. An end
  3. The last part; finish; conclusion
The concluding part of a musical composition
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  1. The concluding part of a musical composition
  2. The conclusion or last part; end
  3. The last scene or feature of an entertainment
(Carpentry) Joiner work, as the installation of doors, stairs, panels, etc., which completes the interior of a building
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  1. (Carpentry) Joiner work, as the installation of doors, stairs, panels, etc., which completes the interior of a building
  2. The last part; end
  3. The last treatment or coating of a surface:
The final or concluding part; end
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  1. The final or concluding part; end
  2. Someone or something which comes last
  3. The end:
A thing's outcome or result
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  1. A thing's outcome or result
  2. The end of something in space or time; limit, bound, conclusion, or finish
  3. (Linguis.) The end of a word; final sound, morpheme, or syllable; specif., an inflectional ending
A concluding part; a conclusion.
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  1. A concluding part; a conclusion.
  2. (Baseball) The series of movements of a pitcher, including the swinging back of the arm and the raising of the forward foot, preparatory to pitching the ball. A wind-up is usually used when there are no base runners or when the bases are loaded.
  3. The act of bringing something to an end.
Alternative form of wrap-up.
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  1. Alternative form of wrap-up.
  2. A concluding or final action:
  3. A brief condensation or recapitulation as a final summary, especially to a news programme
The degree of accuracy of a weapon or of a person aiming a weapon or propelled object:
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  1. The degree of accuracy of a weapon or of a person aiming a weapon or propelled object:
  2. The object to be attained; intention or purpose
  3. The ability to hit a target or intended point:
An eager or strong desire to achieve something, such as fame or power.
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  1. An eager or strong desire to achieve something, such as fame or power.
  2. A strong desire to gain a particular objective; specif., the drive to succeed, or to gain fame, power, wealth, etc.
  3. The object or goal desired:
The arrangement of parts, details, form, color, etc. so as to produce an artistic unit; artistic invention
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  1. The arrangement of parts, details, form, color, etc. so as to produce an artistic unit; artistic invention
  2. A reasoned purpose; an intent:
  3. A particular plan or method:
The line, crossbar, or net over or into which the ball or puck must be passed to score
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  1. The line, crossbar, or net over or into which the ball or puck must be passed to score
  2. (Sports) A structure or area into which players endeavor to propel a ball or puck in order to score points.
  3. An object or end that one strives to attain; aim
Meaning or import
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  1. Meaning or import
  2. (Law) One's mental attitude, including purpose, will, determination, etc., at the time of doing an act
  3. A purpose; object; aim
Purpose with respect to marriage:
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  1. Purpose with respect to marriage:
  2. The act or fact of intending; determination to do a specified thing or act in a specified manner
  3. The action or fact of intending:
A visible object of known position, serving as a guide or point of reference
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  1. A visible object of known position, serving as a guide or point of reference
  2. (Computers) A character or feature in a file, record, or data stream used to locate a specific point or condition.
  3. An object or point that serves as a guide.
The practical or essential significance of some concept or quality
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  1. The practical or essential significance of some concept or quality
  2. A sense of importance or purpose:
  3. Something that is conveyed or intended, especially by language; sense or significance:
A focus of attention, feeling, thought, or action:
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  1. A focus of attention, feeling, thought, or action:
  2. A person or thing to which action, thought, or feeling is directed
  3. Something perceptible by one or more of the senses, especially by vision or touch; a material thing.
The primary optical element, such as a lens or mirror, in a microscope, camera, telescope, or other optical instrument, that first receives light rays from the object and forms the image.
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  1. The primary optical element, such as a lens or mirror, in a microscope, camera, telescope, or other optical instrument, that first receives light rays from the object and forms the image.
  2. A noun or pronoun in the objective case.
  3. (Optics) The lens or lenses nearest to the object observed, as in a microscope or telescope, that serve to focus light to form the image of the object
An object having a sharp or tapered end:
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  1. An object having a sharp or tapered end:
  2. An objective or purpose to be reached or achieved, or one that is worth reaching or achieving:
  3. The position occupied by such a unit or guard:
Determination; resolution:
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  1. Determination; resolution:
  2. The object toward which one strives or for which something exists; an aim or goal:
  3. The object for which something exists or is done; end in view
Any object that is shot at, thrown at, etc.
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  1. Any object that is shot at, thrown at, etc.
  2. A round, flat board, straw coil, etc., often one marked with concentric circles, set up to be aimed at, as in archery or rifle practice
  3. An object, such as a padded disk with a marked surface, that is shot at to test accuracy in rifle or archery practice.
An examination using the eyes; a look:
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  1. An examination using the eyes; a look:
  2. A way of showing or seeing something, as from a particular position or angle:
  3. An individual and personal perception, judgment, or interpretation; an opinion:
The reason, cause, motive, purpose, etc.
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  1. The reason, cause, motive, purpose, etc.
  2. A difficult problem or question.
  3. The cause or intention underlying a given action or situation:
An extreme degree
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  1. An extreme degree
  2. (Obs.) An extreme point; extremity
  3. An extreme condition.
(Figuratively): total extent
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  1. (Figuratively): total extent
  2. The measurement of the extent of something along its greatest dimension:
  3. Extent or distance from beginning to end:
A number or point for which, from a given set of numbers or points, one can choose an arbitrarily close number or point. For example, for the set of all real numbers greater than zero and less than one, the numbers one and zero are limit points, since one can pick a number from the set arbitrarily close to one or zero (even though one and zero are not themselves in the set). Limits form the basis for calculus , where a number L is defined to be the limit approached by a function f(x) as x approaches a if, for every positive number Ɛ, there exists a number ẟ such that | f(x)−L | < Ɛ if 0 < | x−a | < ẟ.
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  1. A number or point for which, from a given set of numbers or points, one can choose an arbitrarily close number or point. For example, for the set of all real numbers greater than zero and less than one, the numbers one and zero are limit points, since one can pick a number from the set arbitrarily close to one or zero (even though one and zero are not themselves in the set). Limits form the basis for calculus , where a number L is defined to be the limit approached by a function f(x) as x approaches a if, for every positive number Ɛ, there exists a number ẟ such that | f(x)−L | < Ɛ if 0 < | x−a | < ẟ.
  2. Legal limit
  3. The greatest or least amount, number, or extent allowed or possible:
A mound of earth, bales of straw, etc. behind a target, for receiving fired rounds or shot arrows
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  1. A mound of earth, bales of straw, etc. behind a target, for receiving fired rounds or shot arrows
  2. One that serves as an object of ridicule or contempt:
  3. A butt hinge.
An incomplete or isolated portion; a bit:
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  1. An incomplete or isolated portion; a bit:
  2. The part that exists of a literary or other work left unfinished
  3. (Grammar) A sentence fragment.
A scrap; a bit.
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  1. A scrap; a bit.
  2. (Now Chiefly Dial.) A scrap or fragment of food left from a meal
  3. A small scrap or leaving of food after a meal is completed.
Discarded metal in the form of machinery, auto parts, etc. suitable only for reprocessing
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  1. Discarded metal in the form of machinery, auto parts, etc. suitable only for reprocessing
  2. A small piece; bit; fragment; shred
  3. Discarded waste material, especially metal suitable for reprocessing.
(Zoology) A tough scale or covering, such as the elytron of a beetle.
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  1. (Zoology) A tough scale or covering, such as the elytron of a beetle.
  2. (Zool.) A hard covering, as a shell, plate, scale, or elytron
  3. A fragment or broken piece, esp. of pottery; potsherd
The usually short end remaining after something bigger has been used up:
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  1. The usually short end remaining after something bigger has been used up:
  2. A short piece or length remaining after the main part has been removed or used up
  3. An entry that has minimal text, no text, or has not been written in full in an online reference work.