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A group of people or institutions bound together by common beliefs and aims.
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  1. A group of people or institutions bound together by common beliefs and aims.
  2. A bend in a layer of rock or in another planar feature such as foliation or the cleavage of a mineral. Folds occur as the result of deformation, usually associated with plate-tectonic forces.
  3. A line or mark made by folding; a crease:
One of the strands twisted together to make yarn, rope, or thread. Often used in combination:
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  1. One of the strands twisted together to make yarn, rope, or thread. Often used in combination:
  2. A single thickness, fold, or layer, as of doubled cloth, plywood, etc.
  3. A layer of rubber-coated fabric, often of nylon or polyester cords, forming the body of an automobile tire.
A small auxiliary airfoil that is attached to a larger one and that helps stabilize an aircraft.
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  1. A small auxiliary airfoil that is attached to a larger one and that helps stabilize an aircraft.
  2. (Computers) A key on a computer keyboard that, when pressed, inserts a special ASCII character used for formatting text, as in indenting a line or block of text.
  3. A small, often ornamental, flap or piece fastened to the edge or surface as of a dress, coat, etc.
The part of a garment, such as a coat or jacket, that is an extension of the collar and folds back against the breast.
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  1. The part of a garment, such as a coat or jacket, that is an extension of the collar and folds back against the breast.
  2. Each of the two triangular pieces of cloth on a suit which are folded back below the throat, leaving a triangular opening between.
  3. Either of the front parts of a coat, jacket, etc. folded back on the chest, forming a continuation of the collar
(Theater) The space behind and above the proscenium arch, containing overhead lights, raised flats, etc.
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  1. (Theater) The space behind and above the proscenium arch, containing overhead lights, raised flats, etc.
  2. A piece of protective fabric secured over a tent and often extended over the entrance.
  3. A garment closure consisting of a zipper, buttons, etc. and typically concealed by a fold or flap of cloth
(Music) A cover version.
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  1. (Music) A cover version.
  2. Cover charge
  3. Strategic protection given by armed units during hostile action:
(Grammar) A clause or phrase added to a sentence that, while not essential to the sentence's structure, amplifies its meaning, such as for several hours in We waited for several hours.
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  1. (Grammar) A clause or phrase added to a sentence that, while not essential to the sentence's structure, amplifies its meaning, such as for several hours in We waited for several hours.
  2. A thing added to something else, but secondary or not essential to it
  3. Something attached to another in a dependent or subordinate position.
The place of overlapping
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  1. The place of overlapping
  2. The amount or extent of overlapping
  3. An overlapping
A putting to death by hanging
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  1. A putting to death by hanging
  2. Something hung on a wall, window, etc., as a drapery or tapestry
  3. A method of execution whereby the person is dropped and suspended from a rope around the neck, resulting in death from severing of the spinal cord, strangulation, or other causes.
One of a matched pair; a companion piece.
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  1. One of a matched pair; a companion piece.
  2. A piece of jewellery which hangs down as an ornament, especially worn on a chain around the neck. [from 15th c.]
  3. Either of a pair; match or companion piece
The smallest quantity of liquid heavy enough to fall in a spherical mass.
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  1. The smallest quantity of liquid heavy enough to fall in a spherical mass.
  2. A small quantity of a substance:
  3. A sheer incline, such as the face of a cliff:
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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  1. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
  2. A shoulder covering, typically the fur of a fox, with long ends that dangle in front
  3. A scarflike garment of fur, wool, etc. for the neck and shoulders, hanging down in front
(Prosody) The short line or lines ending certain stanzas or verse forms
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  1. (Prosody) The short line or lines ending certain stanzas or verse forms
  2. A person assigned or employed to follow and report on someone else's movements and actions:
  3. 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.
Any of the main divisions of an organ separated by fissures, etc.
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  1. Any of the main divisions of an organ separated by fissures, etc.
  2. An anatomical division of an organ of the body. The liver, lungs, and brain are all characterized by lobes that are held in place by connective tissue.
  3. Any of the major divisions of a simple leaf that is not divided completely to the midrib or base
A small decorative fold or flap, especially of lace or muslin, in a garment or headdress.
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  1. A small decorative fold or flap, especially of lace or muslin, in a garment or headdress.
  2. (Zoology) A wattle or flap-like structure on the face.
  3. A decorative flap or loose fold on a garment or headdress.
Anything appended; adjunct
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  1. Anything appended; adjunct
  2. (Biology) A part or organ, such as an arm, leg, tail, or fin, that is joined to the axis or trunk of a body.
  3. Something added or attached to an entity of greater importance or size; an adjunct.
A short, familiar quotation, often, specif., one used as such an ending
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  1. A short, familiar quotation, often, specif., one used as such an ending
  2. A loop on a garment for hanging it up, or on a boot for pulling it on
  3. A strip of leather, paper, metal, or plastic attached to something or hung from a wearer's neck to identify, classify, or label:
An article worn or carried to complete one's outfit, as a purse or gloves
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  1. An article worn or carried to complete one's outfit, as a purse or gloves
  2. One who aids or contributes to the commission or concealment of a crime or assists others in avoiding apprehension for the crime but not present when the crime was committed. Mere silence or approval of the crime is insufficient to make one an accessory; the person must take steps to facilitate the commission or concealment of the crime or the avoidance of the criminal’s capture. See also misprision of felony, accomplice, aid and abet, conspiracy, and principal.
  3. A piece of optional equipment for convenience, comfort, appearance, etc.
A border of slightly longer grass that surrounds a green on a golf course.
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  1. A border of slightly longer grass that surrounds a green on a golf course.
  2. An upper rail or carved panel extending between the legs of a piece of furniture, as beneath a tabletop or chair seat.
  3. A garment, usually fastened in the back, worn over all or part of the front of the body to protect clothing.
A piece of fabric that extends over or beyond something to afford protection.
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  1. A piece of fabric that extends over or beyond something to afford protection.
  2. Something like a skirt, as a flap hanging from the side of a saddle or one covering the legs of a sofa, chair, etc.
  3. A flexible strip hanging from the base of an air-cushion vehicle.
An area of dense commercial development, often of a specified kind, along a thoroughfare
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  1. An area of dense commercial development, often of a specified kind, along a thoroughfare
  2. A long narrow region of land or body of water.
  3. A long narrow piece, usually of uniform width:
A data structure from which the first item that can be retrieved is the one stored earliest.
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  1. A data structure from which the first item that can be retrieved is the one stored earliest.
  2. (Brit.) A line or file of persons, vehicles, etc. waiting as to be served
  3. A long braid of hair worn hanging down the back of the neck; a pigtail.
(Sports) Either of the forward positions near the sides of the playing area, especially in hockey.
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  1. (Sports) Either of the forward positions near the sides of the playing area, especially in hockey.
  2. Either of the paired organs of flight of a bat, the lifting surface of which is formed by the membranous skin connecting the long, modified digits
  3. Something that resembles a wing in appearance, function, or position relative to a main body.
The state or quality of being pendulous.
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  1. The state or quality of being pendulous.
To vibrate or beat rapidly or erratically:
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  1. To vibrate or beat rapidly or erratically:
  2. To move with quick vibrations, flaps, etc.
  3. To move or fall in a manner suggestive of tremulous flight:
To shape or break by repeated blows; forge:
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  1. To shape or break by repeated blows; forge:
  2. To strike so as to produce music or a signal:
  3. To emit sound when struck:
(--- Informal) To move, travel, or come (by, over to, around to, etc.) in a casual manner, as by automobile
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  1. (--- Informal) To move, travel, or come (by, over to, around to, etc.) in a casual manner, as by automobile
  2. To ride on a swing.
  3. To suspend on hinges:
The stirring up of public interest in a matter of controversy, such as a political or social issue.
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  1. The stirring up of public interest in a matter of controversy, such as a political or social issue.
  2. Extreme emotional disturbance; perturbation.
  3. Emotional disturbance or excitement
Civil disturbance or insurrection; disorder.
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  1. Civil disturbance or insurrection; disorder.
  2. A noisy rushing about; confusion; bustle
  3. A condition of turbulent motion.
A lack of order or regular arrangement; confusion.
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  1. A lack of order or regular arrangement; confusion.
  2. An ailment that affects the function of mind or body:
  3. A condition characterized by lack of normal functioning of physical or mental processes:
The condition of being disturbed:
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  1. The condition of being disturbed:
  2. Mental or emotional unbalance or disorder.
  3. Commotion; disorder
Anything helter-skelter
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  1. Anything helter-skelter
  2. Turmoil; confusion.
A slight movement:
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  1. A slight movement:
  2. An excited reaction or commotion:
  3. Movement; activity; agitation
Noisy commotion, as of a crowd; uproar
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  1. Noisy commotion, as of a crowd; uproar
  2. A disorderly commotion or disturbance:
  3. Confusion; agitation; disturbance
An instance or type of such state or disturbance.
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  1. An instance or type of such state or disturbance.
  2. (Uncountable) Disturbance in a gas or fluid, characterized by evidence of internal motion or unrest.
  3. Commotion or wild disorder
A state of extreme confusion or agitation; commotion or tumult:
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  1. A state of extreme confusion or agitation; commotion or tumult:
  2. Harassing labour; trouble; disturbance.
  3. Tumult; commotion; uproar; confusion
Loud, confused noise; din
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  1. Loud, confused noise; din
  2. An impassioned protest or heated controversy:
  3. A condition of noisy excitement and confusion; a tumult:
A task yet to be done; an item on a to-do list.
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  1. A task yet to be done; an item on a to-do list.
  2. An excited reaction; a commotion or fuss.
  3. A commotion; stir; fuss
To shape or break by repeated blows; forge:
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  1. To shape or break by repeated blows; forge:
  2. To strike so as to produce music or a signal:
  3. To emit sound when struck:
To flutter.
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  1. To flutter.
  2. To move about rapidly and nimbly
  3. To move quickly from one condition or location to another
To drop or lay (something) down heavily and noisily:
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  1. To drop or lay (something) down heavily and noisily:
  2. In certain poker games, to have attained (a hand) as a result of the first three community cards that are dealt face up at the same time:
  3. (Photoengraving) To turn (a film negative) face down before exposure to a metal plate, in order to create a desired mirror image
To wave or vibrate rapidly and irregularly
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  1. To wave or vibrate rapidly and irregularly
  2. To move or fall in a manner suggestive of tremulous flight:
  3. To wave or flap rapidly in an irregular manner:
To move shakily; wobble:
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  1. To move shakily; wobble:
  2. To move (an attached part, for example) with short, quick motions:
  3. To move in a shaky or wobbly manner; totter
To signal by moving a hand, arm, light, etc. to and fro
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  1. To signal by moving a hand, arm, light, etc. to and fro
  2. To cause to move back and forth or up and down, either once or repeatedly:
  3. To move or swing (something) as a signal; motion with (the hand, arms, etc.)
To move or fall in a manner suggestive of tremulous flight:
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  1. To move or fall in a manner suggestive of tremulous flight:
  2. To wave or vibrate rapidly and irregularly
  3. To wave or flap rapidly in an irregular manner:
To move through the air by using wings, as a bird does
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  1. To move through the air by using wings, as a bird does
  2. (Baseball) To hit a fly
  3. To cause to fly or float in the air:
To signal by moving a hand, arm, light, etc. to and fro
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  1. To signal by moving a hand, arm, light, etc. to and fro
  2. To cause to move back and forth or up and down, either once or repeatedly:
  3. To move or swing (something) as a signal; motion with (the hand, arms, etc.)
(Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
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  1. (Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
  2. To move quickly from one condition or location to another.
  3. (Scot., North Eng.) To move to other quarters, esp. by stealth
  1. To flutter or quiver
  2. To move quickly from one condition or location to another
  3. To move about rapidly and nimbly
To flap the wings without flying.
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  1. To flap the wings without flying.
  2. To move restlessly; bustle
  3. To move or fall in a manner suggestive of tremulous flight:
To move through the air by using wings, as a bird does
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  1. To move through the air by using wings, as a bird does
  2. To cause to fly or float in the air:
  3. (Baseball) To hit a fly ball.
(Informal) To move or proceed quickly
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  1. (Informal) To move or proceed quickly
  2. To be moved forward by means of a sail or sails
  3. To move along through the air:
To say or do (something) without preparation or forethought; improvise:
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  1. To say or do (something) without preparation or forethought; improvise:
  2. To wound, as with a bullet, in the wing, arm, etc.
  3. To strike or wound in a wing or an appendage:
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