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An integrated group of materials or devices used for a particular purpose:
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  1. An integrated group of materials or devices used for a particular purpose:
  2. (Physiology) A group or system of organs that collectively perform a specific function or process:
  3. An appliance or device for a particular purpose:
Personal property that is attached to a structure or to land in such a way as to be considered a part of it. Personal property that is attached to a structure or to land in such a way as to be considered a part of it.
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  1. Personal property that is attached to a structure or to land in such a way as to be considered a part of it. Personal property that is attached to a structure or to land in such a way as to be considered a part of it.
  2. A work-holding or support device used in the manufacturing industry.
  3. The act or process of fixing.
Something contrived, as an invention, mechanical device, or ingenious plan
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  1. Something contrived, as an invention, mechanical device, or ingenious plan
  2. The act, way, or power of contriving
  3. A means, such as an elaborate plan or strategy, to accomplish a certain objective
(--- Informal) A person considered to be an attractive or admirable romantic partner.
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  1. (--- Informal) A person considered to be an attractive or admirable romantic partner.
  2. A paradox in a law, regulation, or practice that makes one a victim of its provisions no matter what one does
  3. A situation in which a desired outcome or solution is impossible to attain because of a set of inherently contradictory rules or conditions:
Orderly arrangement of parts or steps to accomplish an end:
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  1. Orderly arrangement of parts or steps to accomplish an end:
  2. The procedures and techniques characteristic of a particular discipline or field of knowledge:
  3. A means or manner of procedure, especially a regular and systematic way of accomplishing something:
Cleverness or ingenuity in making or doing something; art or skill:
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  1. Cleverness or ingenuity in making or doing something; art or skill:
  2. Something contrived or made up to achieve an end, especially by deceiving; a stratagem or ruse:
  3. A sly or artful trick
The fact or condition of being deceived
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  1. The fact or condition of being deceived
  2. The use of deceit.
  3. A ruse; a trick.
An invention, typically a mechanical object; a tactic or contrivance for the purpose of committing a deception or fraud. An invention, typically a mechanical object; a tactic or contrivance for the purpose of committing a deception or fraud.
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  1. An invention, typically a mechanical object; a tactic or contrivance for the purpose of committing a deception or fraud. An invention, typically a mechanical object; a tactic or contrivance for the purpose of committing a deception or fraud.
  2. A design, often with a motto, on a coat of arms; heraldic emblem
  3. A contrivance or invention serving a particular purpose, especially a machine used to perform one or more relatively simple tasks.
The act of dodging:
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  1. The act of dodging:
  2. A cunning or deceitful act intended to evade something or trick someone:
  3. A clever or resourceful device, plan, etc.
A pretended blow or attack intended to put the opponent off guard, as in boxing or warfare
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  1. A pretended blow or attack intended to put the opponent off guard, as in boxing or warfare
  2. A military attack or maneuver that is meant to divert attention away from a planned point of attack.
  3. A body movement that is intended to divert another's attention, often by being deliberately left uncompleted:
The act or practice of an impostor; fraud; deception
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  1. The act or practice of an impostor; fraud; deception
  2. The act or instance of engaging in deception under an assumed name or identity.
A device for guiding a tool or for holding machine work in place.
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  1. A device for guiding a tool or for holding machine work in place.
  2. A typically metal fishing lure with one or more hooks, usually deployed with a jiggling motion on or near the bottom.
  3. A device, often with metal surfaces, used as a guide for a tool or as a template
A series of aircraft movements executed by the pilot according to a specific pattern, as a roll, a loop, etc.
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  1. A series of aircraft movements executed by the pilot according to a specific pattern, as a roll, a loop, etc.
  2. A movement or combination of movements involving skill and dexterity:
  3. Any skillful change of movement or direction in driving or controlling a vehicle or craft
An action calculated to frustrate an opponent or gain an advantage indirectly or deviously; a maneuver:
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  1. An action calculated to frustrate an opponent or gain an advantage indirectly or deviously; a maneuver:
  2. An action or maneuver intended to outwit or disconcert another person
A city of northeast Bulgaria on the Danube River south of Bucharest, Romania. Founded as a Roman fortress, it is today a major port and industrial center.
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  1. A city of northeast Bulgaria on the Danube River south of Bucharest, Romania. Founded as a Roman fortress, it is today a major port and industrial center.
  2. A crafty stratagem; a subterfuge.
  3. A stratagem, trick, or artifice
Cunning or craft used in deceiving
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  1. Cunning or craft used in deceiving
  2. An artful trick; sly artifice; a feat so dexterous that the manner of performance escapes observation.
  3. A clever or skillful trick or deception; an artifice or stratagem.
The devising or execution of such schemes or maneuvers:
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  1. The devising or execution of such schemes or maneuvers:
  2. A scheme or maneuver designed to achieve an objective, as in surprising an enemy or deceiving someone.
  3. Any trick or scheme for achieving some purpose
Deception used to achieve an end:
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  1. Deception used to achieve an end:
  2. Any plan, action, or device used to hide one's true objective, evade a difficult or unpleasant situation, etc.; stratagem; artifice
(Informal, old) A child or girl, esp. one viewed as cute or pretty
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  1. (Informal, old) A child or girl, esp. one viewed as cute or pretty
  2. A peculiar event with unexpected, often deceptive results:
  3. An act of jugglery or sleight of hand; also, an illusion of the kind created by legerdemain
A stratagem or trick intended to deceive or ensnare.
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  1. A stratagem or trick intended to deceive or ensnare.
  2. A disarming or seductive manner, device, or procedure:
  3. A sly trick; deceitful artifice; stratagem
An underhanded act or deceitful remark:
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  1. An underhanded act or deceitful remark:
  2. A playful or mischievous act; a prank:
The act or an instance of swindling or cheating; a deception.
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  1. The act or an instance of swindling or cheating; a deception.
  2. (Informal) A taking in; specif., cheating, trickery, etc. or a deception, trick, etc.
Regard for or interest in someone or something:
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  1. Regard for or interest in someone or something:
  2. A matter of interest or importance to one; that which relates to or affects one; affair; matter; business
  3. Interest in or regard for a person or thing
  1. A machine that is complicated and precarious.
  2. A device or machine regarded as strange, incomprehensible, makeshift, etc.; contrivance or gadget
  3. (Figuratively, derogatory or ironic) Any object.
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  1. A means, such as an elaborate plan or strategy, to accomplish a certain objective
  2. Something contrived, as an invention, mechanical device, or ingenious plan
  3. The act, way, or power of contriving
A small specialized mechanical or electronic device; a contrivance.
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  1. A small specialized mechanical or electronic device; a contrivance.
  2. Any interesting but relatively useless or unnecessary object
  3. Any device or machine, especially one whose name cannot be recalled. Often either clever or complicated.
A device used in making ceramic ware that consists of a rotating molded plaster form that shapes clay into a number of identical plates, bowls, etc.
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  1. A device used in making ceramic ware that consists of a rotating molded plaster form that shapes clay into a number of identical plates, bowls, etc.
  2. Any device or contraption whose name does not occur to one; gadget
  3. A person who jigs
An end or objective:
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  1. An end or objective:
  2. (Informal) A complex, often neurotic liking, fear, aversion, etc. with regard to some person, thing, or activity
  3. (--- Informal) The latest fad or fashion:
A trinket; bauble
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  1. A trinket; bauble
  2. Any small object or device whose name is not known or is temporarily forgotten
  3. A thing (used in a vague way to refer to something whose name one cannot recall); especially an unspecified gadget, device, or part.
(Informal) Any small object or device whose name is not known or is temporarily forgotten
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  1. (Informal) Any small object or device whose name is not known or is temporarily forgotten
  2. Something, especially a small device or part, whose name is unknown or forgotten.
  3. A thing (used in a vague way to refer to something whose name one cannot recall)
(Computers) An element of a GUI, such as a text box or button, that displays information or settings that can be entered or altered by the user.
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  1. (Computers) An element of a GUI, such as a text box or button, that displays information or settings that can be entered or altered by the user.
  2. A program that performs some simple function, such as providing a weather report or stock quote, and can be accessed from a computer desktop, webpage, mobile phone or subscription television service.
  3. (Computing, graphical user interface) Any one of the components of a computer application's graphical user interface, such as a Cancel button or text input box that a user interacts with.
(Slang) Any gadget or contrivance
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  1. (Slang) Any gadget or contrivance
  2. A mechanical device or part whose name is forgotten or unknown; a gadget.
  3. A nonsensical placeholder name for something, generally a device, that one does not know the proper term for; gadget; whatchamacallit; thingamajig.
Rotation; spin, turn, twirl, etc.
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  1. Rotation; spin, turn, twirl, etc.
  2. An unexpected change in a process or a departure from a pattern, often producing a distortion or perversion:
  3. A change in direction; a turn:
One that kicks:
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  1. One that kicks:
  2. (Informal) A sudden, surprising turn of events or ending; a twist.
  3. (Slang) A surprise ending, ironic twist, etc.
A fault, imperfection or bug especially in a new system or product; typically, they will need to be ironed out.
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  1. A fault, imperfection or bug especially in a new system or product; typically, they will need to be ironed out.
  2. A small ridge or furrow in a normally smooth surface, caused by contraction, crumpling, folding, etc.
  3. A line or crease in the skin, especially when caused by age or fatigue.
A member of a Germanic tribe first mentioned by Tacitus, one of several which invaded Britain and merged to become the Anglo-Saxons.
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  1. A member of a Germanic tribe first mentioned by Tacitus, one of several which invaded Britain and merged to become the Anglo-Saxons.
  2. The place, position, or direction from which an object is presented to view:
  3. A solid angle.
(--- Sports) The motion of the legs that propels the body in swimming.
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  1. (--- Sports) The motion of the legs that propels the body in swimming.
  2. (Slang) A sudden, striking surprise; a twist.
  3. One's turn at kicking
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