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(Nautical) The wale of a sailing ship which projects beyond the gunwale and to which the shrouds attach via the chains.
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  1. (Nautical) The wale of a sailing ship which projects beyond the gunwale and to which the shrouds attach via the chains.
  2. The deeper part of a river or harbor, especially a deep navigable passage.
  3. The bed of a running stream, river, etc.
A deep furrow in the ground, ocean floor, etc.
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  1. A deep furrow in the ground, ocean floor, etc.
  2. A long, steep-sided valley on the ocean floor.
  3. A long, steep-sided valley on the ocean floor. Trenches form when one tectonic plate slides beneath another plate at a subduction zone. The Marianas Trench, located in the western Pacific east of the Philippines, is the deepest known trench (10,924 m or 35,831 ft) and the deepest area in the ocean.
A chisel with a curved, hollowed blade, for cutting grooves or holes in wood
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  1. A chisel with a curved, hollowed blade, for cutting grooves or holes in wood
  2. Any deep groove or hole that is considered a blemish
  3. A chisel with a blade that has a rounded, angled, or troughlike indentation along its length.
(Astronomy) The angular distance of a celestial body below the horizon.
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  1. (Astronomy) The angular distance of a celestial body below the horizon.
  2. A geographic area, such as a sinkhole or basin, that is lower than its surroundings.
  3. A reduction in physiological vigor or activity:
A line drawn or scratched, often to mark a starting point, etc.
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  1. A line drawn or scratched, often to mark a starting point, etc.
  2. The total number of points made by each competitor or side in a contest, either final or at a given stage:
  3. (Sports & Games) A usually numerical record of a competitive event:
A wound, usually superficial, inflicted by nails, claws, or something pointed pulled across the skin, etc.
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  1. A wound, usually superficial, inflicted by nails, claws, or something pointed pulled across the skin, etc.
  2. In certain card games, a score of zero
  3. A mark resembling a line that is produced by scratching.
Any of the long, narrow lines once perceived to be on the surface of the planet Mars as seen through earth telescopes: at one time thought by some to be actual canals but now known to be optical illusions
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  1. Any of the long, narrow lines once perceived to be on the surface of the planet Mars as seen through earth telescopes: at one time thought by some to be actual canals but now known to be optical illusions
  2. An artificial waterway or artificially improved river used for travel, shipping, or irrigation.
  3. A river artificially improved by locks, levees, etc. to permit navigation
An extensive area of land drained or irrigated by a river system.
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  1. An extensive area of land drained or irrigated by a river system.
  2. A long, narrow region of low land between ranges of mountains, hills, or other high areas, often having a river or stream running along the bottom. Valleys are most commonly formed through the erosion of land by rivers or glaciers. They also form where large regions of land are lowered because of geological faults.
  3. An elongated lowland between ranges of mountains, hills, or other uplands, often having a river or stream running along the bottom.
Such a cut used for keeping a record.
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  1. Such a cut used for keeping a record.
  2. A concave or V-shaped cut or indentation in an edge or across a surface
  3. A narrow pass with steep sides; defile; gap
(Obs.) Plowed land
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  1. (Obs.) Plowed land
  2. A long, narrow, shallow trench made in the ground by a plow.
  3. A rut, groove, or narrow depression:
A series of curls, as of wool fibers.
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  1. A series of curls, as of wool fibers.
  2. A person who tricks or coerces others into service as sailors or soldiers.
  3. A crease or bend.
A regularly recurring condition of fertility during which breeding occurs in certain mammals, especially deer and various other ungulates:
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  1. A regularly recurring condition of fertility during which breeding occurs in certain mammals, especially deer and various other ungulates:
  2. A groove, furrow, or track, esp. one made in the ground by the passage of wheeled vehicles
  3. A fixed routine, procedure, line of conduct, thought or feeling (See also rutter)
A notch, as in the edge of a leaf.
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  1. A notch, as in the edge of a leaf.
  2. A deep notch, as in the edge of a leaf
  3. A cut into a body tissue or organ, especially one made during surgery.
A cut or tear, esp. one that is long and straight
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  1. A cut or tear, esp. one that is long and straight
  2. A long, straight, narrow cut or opening.
One of a series of curved projections forming an ornamental border.
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  1. One of a series of curved projections forming an ornamental border.
  2. Any of a family (Pectinidae) of bivalves with two deeply grooved, convex shells and an earlike wing on each side of the hinge, that swims by rapidly snapping its shells together to expel water in a jetlike manner
  3. Any of a series of curves, circle segments, projections, etc. forming an ornamental edge on cloth, lace, etc.
A furrow or groove, as in a column.
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  1. A furrow or groove, as in a column.
  2. A beveled edge or corner, esp. one cut at a 45° angle
  3. A flat surface made by cutting off the edge or corner of a block of wood or other material.
A channel at the edge of a street or road for carrying off surface water.
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  1. A channel at the edge of a street or road for carrying off surface water.
  2. A channel along or under the eaves of a roof, to carry off rainwater
  3. A narrow channel along the side of a road or street, to carry off water, as to a sewer
The grooves formed by narrow pleats in cloth, as in a ruffle.
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  1. The grooves formed by narrow pleats in cloth, as in a ruffle.
  2. (Architecture) A decoration consisting of parallel, normally vertical, flutes (grooves) incised into the surface
  3. (--- Architecture) A decorative motif consisting of a series of uniform, usually vertical flutes, as those incised in the surface of a column.
The state of being corrugated.
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  1. The state of being corrugated.
  2. The act or process of corrugating.
  3. Any of the parallel ridges or grooves of a corrugated surface
A heavy cotton fabric with a piled, velvety surface, ribbed vertically
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  1. A heavy cotton fabric with a piled, velvety surface, ribbed vertically
  2. A road made of logs laid down crosswise.
  1. A state of perplexity or anxiety; confusion; bother; agitation.
  2. A wrinkle or small fold made by puckering
  3. A fold or wrinkle.
Alternative form of deech.
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  1. Alternative form of deech.
  2. A long narrow trench or furrow dug in the ground, as for irrigation, drainage, or a boundary line.
(Cricket) Any of the lines that mark off the station of the batsman or of the bowler
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  1. (Cricket) Any of the lines that mark off the station of the batsman or of the bowler
  2. A line, mark, or ridge made by folding and pressing cloth, paper, etc.
  3. (Sports) In hockey, an area marked in front of the goal in which an offensive player can score a goal only if the puck reaches the area before the player does.
An anatomical depression or crevice, as between the hemispheres of the brain.
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  1. An anatomical depression or crevice, as between the hemispheres of the brain.
  2. A groove or furrow in a plant or animal structure, as the depression between the epiglottis and the base of the tongue
The practice of such activities or procedures:
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  1. The practice of such activities or procedures:
  2. A scripted piece of entertainment, especially in a nightclub or theater:
  3. A set of customary or unchanging and often mechanically performed activities or procedures:
An uninspired routine or pattern of behavior that one continues unthinkingly or because change is difficult.
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  1. An uninspired routine or pattern of behavior that one continues unthinkingly or because change is difficult.
  2. A fixed routine, procedure, line of conduct, thought or feeling (See also rutter)
  3. A dull routine
Any monotonous round of duties, work, etc. in which one seems to make no progress
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  1. Any monotonous round of duties, work, etc. in which one seems to make no progress
  2. A kind of mill wheel turned by the weight of persons treading steps arranged around its circumference: formerly used as an instrument of prison discipline
  3. A monotonous routine or set of tasks.
(Informal) A student who studies very hard
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  1. (Informal) A student who studies very hard
  2. Long, difficult, tedious work or study; drudgery
  3. (Informal) A laborious task, routine, or study:
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