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The central section of a movement in sonata form, in which the theme is elaborated and explored.
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  1. The central section of a movement in sonata form, in which the theme is elaborated and explored.
  2. The organized activity of soliciting donations or grants; fundraising.
  3. The act of developing or the state of being developed, as:
  1. The act of establishing; a ratifying or ordaining; settlement; confirmation.
  2. The condition or fact of being established.
  3. An arranged order or system, especially a legal code.
The condition, manner, or result of being arranged; disposal:
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  1. The condition, manner, or result of being arranged; disposal:
  2. A collection of things that have been arranged:
  3. The composition as thus adapted
(Uncountable, physics, chemistry) The formation of a solid from a solution, melt, vapour or from a different solid phase
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  1. (Uncountable, physics, chemistry) The formation of a solid from a solution, melt, vapour or from a different solid phase
  2. (Countable) The body formed by crystallizing; as, silver on precipitation forms arborescent crystallizations.
  3. (Uncountable) The act or process by which a substance in solidifying assumes the form and structure of a crystal, or becomes crystallized.
(--- Physiology) An accumulation of organic or inorganic material, such as a lipid or mineral, in a body tissue, structure, or fluid.
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  1. (--- Physiology) An accumulation of organic or inorganic material, such as a lipid or mineral, in a body tissue, structure, or fluid.
  2. A partial or initial payment of a cost or debt:
  3. An accumulation or layer of solid material, either consolidated or unconsolidated, left or laid down by a natural process. Deposits include sediments left by water, wind, ice, gravity, volcanic activity, or other agents. A layer of coal formed over many years through the decomposition of plant material is also a deposit.
Accumulated or collected material; heap
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  1. Accumulated or collected material; heap
  2. The process of growing into a large amount or heap:
  3. (Accounting) The continuous growth of capital by retention of interest or savings.
The act or process of producing:
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  1. The act or process of producing:
  2. A situation or display that is exaggerated or unduly complicated:
  3. A work produced on the stage, as a film, etc.
A painting, sculpture, etc. with respect to the aesthetic arrangement of its elements or features
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  1. A painting, sculpture, etc. with respect to the aesthetic arrangement of its elements or features
  2. (Law) A settlement whereby the creditors of a debtor about to enter bankruptcy agree, in return for some financial consideration, usually proffered immediately, to the discharge of their respective claims on receipt of payment which is in a lesser amount than that actually owed on the claim.
  3. An arrangement of the parts of a work of art so as to form a unified, harmonious whole
A fabricated thing; esp., a falsehood, false excuse, etc.
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  1. A fabricated thing; esp., a falsehood, false excuse, etc.
  2. A fabricating or being fabricated; construction; manufacture
The act or process of generating; origination, production, or procreation.
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  1. The act or process of generating; origination, production, or procreation.
  2. (Biology) A form or stage in the life cycle of an organism:
  3. Any of the stages of successive improvement in the development of a product, system, etc.
An original product of human invention or artistic imagination:
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  1. An original product of human invention or artistic imagination:
  2. The fact or state of having been created.
  3. The divine act by which, according to various religious and philosophical traditions, the world was brought into existence.
The coming into being of something; the origin.
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  1. The coming into being of something; the origin.
  2. The way in which something comes to be; beginning; origin
  3. (Proper) The first book of the Bible, giving an account of the Creation
The creation of a voltage difference across a conductive material (such as a coil of wire) by exposing it to a changing magnetic field. Induction is fundamental to hydroelectric power, in which water-powered turbines spin wire coils through strong magnetic fields. It is also the working principle underlying transformers and induction coils.
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  1. The creation of a voltage difference across a conductive material (such as a coil of wire) by exposing it to a changing magnetic field. Induction is fundamental to hydroelectric power, in which water-powered turbines spin wire coils through strong magnetic fields. It is also the working principle underlying transformers and induction coils.
  2. (Logic) The process of deriving general principles from particular facts or instances.
  3. (Physics) The act or process by which an electric or magnetic effect is produced in an electrical conductor or magnetizable body when it is exposed to the influence or variation of a field of force
One that embodies:
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  1. One that embodies:
  2. A physical entity typifying an abstraction
  3. The act of embodying or the state of being embodied.
(Philos.) In Hegelian philosophy, the unified whole in which opposites (thesis and antithesis) are reconciled
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  1. (Philos.) In Hegelian philosophy, the unified whole in which opposites (thesis and antithesis) are reconciled
  2. (Chemistry) Formation of a compound from simpler compounds or elements.
  3. The combining of separate elements or substances to form a coherent whole.
The act of compiling.
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  1. The act of compiling.
  2. Something, such as a report, anthology, or set of data, that is compiled.
  3. In copyright law, an assemblage of data or preexisting literacy works that is selected and arranged in such a way that it results in an original work of authorship.
The physical makeup of a person:
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  1. The physical makeup of a person:
  2. A document or set of documents in which these laws and principles are written down
  3. The fundamental and organic laws and principles of a country or state that create a system of government and provides a basis against which the validity of all other laws is determined.
Any unified, consolidated group of elements; systematized whole
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  1. Any unified, consolidated group of elements; systematized whole
  2. (Baseball) A major league club and all its farm teams.
  3. The administrative personnel of such a structure:
The way things are arranged or put together in order to achieve a result.
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  1. The way things are arranged or put together in order to achieve a result.
  2. Form, as depending on the relative disposition of the parts of a thing's shape; figure; form factor.
  3. (Chem.) The structure of a compound, esp. in the spatial relation of atoms in the molecule
One's usual mood; temperament:
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  1. One's usual mood; temperament:
  2. A physical property or tendency:
  3. A habitual inclination; a tendency:
The arrangement or formation of the tissues, organs, or other parts of an organism.
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  1. The arrangement or formation of the tissues, organs, or other parts of an organism.
  2. The way in which parts are arranged or put together to form a whole; makeup:
  3. The interrelation or arrangement of parts in a complex entity:
A formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears, developed by Philip II of Macedon and used by Alexander the Great.
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  1. A formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears, developed by Philip II of Macedon and used by Alexander the Great.
  2. (Historical, plural phalanxes) An ancient Greek and Macedonian military unit that consisted of several ranks and files (lines) of soldiers in close array with joined shields and long spears.
  3. A massed group of individuals; compact body
(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
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  1. (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
  2. A collection of things that have been arranged:
  3. Something made by arranging parts in a particular way
The systematic grouping of organisms according to the structural or evolutionary relationships among them. Organisms are normally classified by observed similarities in their body and cell structure or by evolutionary relationships based on the analysis of sequences of their DNA.
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  1. The systematic grouping of organisms according to the structural or evolutionary relationships among them. Organisms are normally classified by observed similarities in their body and cell structure or by evolutionary relationships based on the analysis of sequences of their DNA.
  2. The act of forming into a class or classes; a distribution into groups, as classes, orders, families, etc., according to some common relations or attributes.
  3. The act, process, or result of classifying.
A particular method of attending to or settling matters.
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  1. A particular method of attending to or settling matters.
  2. Arrangement in a particular order
  3. A particular order, distribution, or placement:
The power or authority to arrange, settle, or manage; control
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  1. The power or authority to arrange, settle, or manage; control
  2. The power or liberty to control, direct, or dispose:
  3. A putting in order or being put in order; arrangement
The process of distributing or the condition of being distributed, especially:
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  1. The process of distributing or the condition of being distributed, especially:
  2. The result of distributing; arrangement
  3. (Statistics) A characterization of the occurrence of the actual unique values in a set of data (as in a frequency distribution) or of the theoretical unique values of a random variable (as in a probability distribution).
The action of the verb to group.
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  1. The action of the verb to group.
  2. The act or process of uniting into groups.
  3. A group of persons or things, esp. one assembled for some common purpose or function
The manner in which anything is laid out; arrangement; specif., the plan or makeup of a newspaper, book page, advertisement, etc.
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  1. The manner in which anything is laid out; arrangement; specif., the plan or makeup of a newspaper, book page, advertisement, etc.
  2. An arrangement or plan, especially the schematic arrangement of parts or areas:
  3. (Publishing) The process of arranging editorial content, advertising, graphics and other information to fit within certain constraints.
An arrangement of persons or things in or as in a line
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  1. An arrangement of persons or things in or as in a line
  2. An array or sequential display of persons or photographs of persons presented to a complainant or potential witness for the purpose of identifying a suspect in a crime.
  3. (--- Sports) A list of the players, often including their numbers and positions, who participate in a game; esp., in baseball, a list of the players in the exact order in which they will bat
A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
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  1. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
  2. A style of building:
  3. A sequence or arrangement of successive things:
The state or manner of being organized:
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  1. The state or manner of being organized:
  2. The administrative personnel of such a structure:
  3. (Uncountable) The way in which something is organized, such as a book or an article.
  1. A location or position.
  2. The act of matching a person with a job
  3. Location or arrangement
A continuous or related series, often of uniform things
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  1. A continuous or related series, often of uniform things
  2. (Biochem.) The linear order of bases in a nucleic acid or of amino acids in a protein
  3. An order of succession; an arrangement.
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