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The tarsal joint of the hind leg of certain quadrupeds, such as horses and dogs, corresponding to the human ankle but bending in the opposite direction.
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  1. The tarsal joint of the hind leg of certain quadrupeds, such as horses and dogs, corresponding to the human ankle but bending in the opposite direction.
  2. The corresponding joint in the leg of a fowl
  3. A small cut of meat, especially ham, from the front or hind leg directly above the foot.
A range or ridge projecting in a lateral direction from the main mass of a mountain or mountain range
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  1. A range or ridge projecting in a lateral direction from the main mass of a mountain or mountain range
  2. A projection from a bone, as on the heel of the foot.
  3. A small ridge that projects sharply from the side of a larger hill or mountain.
The tendon connecting the back of the heel to the muscles of the calf
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  1. The tendon connecting the back of the heel to the muscles of the calf
  2. The large tendon connecting the heel bone to the calf muscles of the leg.
  3. (Chiefly US) Alternative form of Achilles tendon.
Elevated position or carriage, as of the neck, head, etc.
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  1. Elevated position or carriage, as of the neck, head, etc.
  2. Assistance or help:
  3. A device for lifting an automobile for repairs
A piece of leather fixed on the heel of a shoe.
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  1. A piece of leather fixed on the heel of a shoe.
  2. A piece made for or serving as the heel of a shoe or stocking.
  3. A piece of armour to protect the heels.
A prank in which the victim's undershorts are jerked upward so as to become wedged between the buttocks
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  1. A prank in which the victim's undershorts are jerked upward so as to become wedged between the buttocks
  2. The condition of having one's clothing stuck between the buttocks, often from having had one's pants or underpants pulled up as a prank.
  3. A shoe having a wedge-shaped piece under the heel, which forms a solid sole, flat from heel to toe
A hard crisp covering or surface:
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  1. A hard crisp covering or surface:
  2. (Geol.) The solid, rocky outer portion or shell of the earth; lithosphere
  3. The solid, outermost layer of the Earth, lying above the mantle. &diamf3; The crust that includes continents is called continental crust and is about 35.4 to 70 km (22 to 43.4 mi) thick. It consists mostly of rocks, such as granites and granodiorites, that are rich in silica and aluminum, with minor amounts of iron, magnesium, calcium, sodium, and potassium. &diamf3; The crust that includes ocean floors is called oceanic crust and is about 4.8 to 9.7 km (3 to 6 mi) thick. It has a similar composition to that of continental crust, but has higher concentrations of iron, magnesium, and calcium and is denser than continental crust. The predominant type of rock in oceanic crust is basalt.
A range or ridge projecting in a lateral direction from the main mass of a mountain or mountain range
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  1. A range or ridge projecting in a lateral direction from the main mass of a mountain or mountain range
  2. A sharp metal device attached as a weapon to the leg of a gamecock in a cockfight
  3. A small ridge that projects sharply from the side of a larger hill or mountain.
A fundamental ingredient; a chief constituent:
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  1. A fundamental ingredient; a chief constituent:
  2. The lowest or bottom part:
  3. A basic or underlying element; infrastructure:
A cyma in which the upper section is convex and the lower section concave.
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  1. A cyma in which the upper section is convex and the lower section concave.
A mischievous youngster.
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  1. A mischievous youngster.
  2. A rogue; a rascal.
  3. A mischievous person, especially a playful, impish youngster.
Its fur
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  1. Its fur
  2. (Informal) A despicable, offensive person
  3. Any of several bushy-tailed carnivores (family Mustelidae) of the New World, about the size of a house cat: it has glossy black fur, usually with white stripes or spots down the back, and ejects a foul-smelling, musky liquid when disturbed or frightened
(Myth.) Any deity or character known for trickery and mischief
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  1. (Myth.) Any deity or character known for trickery and mischief
  2. One that swindles or plays tricks.
  3. A mischievous or roguish figure in myth or folklore, often an animal, who typically makes up for physical weakness with cunning and subversive humor.
To occur or be evident as a consequence; result:
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  1. To occur or be evident as a consequence; result:
  2. To be attentive to; pay close heed to:
  3. To act in agreement or compliance with; obey:
To devote or apply oneself (to)
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  1. To devote or apply oneself (to)
  2. To apply or direct oneself; take action:
  3. To accompany as a circumstance or follow as a result:
To follow, hunt, or track down doggedly
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  1. To follow, hunt, or track down doggedly
  2. Totally; completely. Often used in combination:
  3. To hold or secure with a mechanical dog
To provide with a tag; fasten a tag to; label
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  1. To provide with a tag; fasten a tag to; label
  2. A sequence of characters in a markup language used to provide information, such as formatting specifications, about a document. Tags are enclosed in a pair of angle brackets that indicate to the browser how the text is to be displayed.
  3. To label or identify with a tag.
To move, walk, go along, etc. wearily, heavily, or slowly; crawl; drag
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  1. To move, walk, go along, etc. wearily, heavily, or slowly; crawl; drag
  2. To follow the traces or scent of, as in hunting; track.
  3. To allow to drag or stream behind, as along the ground:
To take an oblique direction or course; swing around, as a ship.
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  1. To take an oblique direction or course; swing around, as a ship.
  2. To lean to one side; slant.
  3. To use cant; speak in cant
To bend or bow the body or head
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  1. To bend or bow the body or head
  2. To dispose (someone) to have a certain preference or opinion or to take a course of action:
  3. To deviate from a horizontal or vertical position, course, etc.; lean; slope; slant
To have a particular mental inclination; tend (toward or to a certain opinion, attitude, etc.)
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  1. To have a particular mental inclination; tend (toward or to a certain opinion, attitude, etc.)
  2. To cause to incline:
  3. To rely for assistance or support:
To enter (a name, item, etc.) in a list, directory, catalog, etc.
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  1. To enter (a name, item, etc.) in a list, directory, catalog, etc.
  2. To enter in a list; register:
  3. To cover, line, or edge with list.
To pull or drag (a comb or one's fingers, for example) over or through something, such as one's hair.
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  1. To pull or drag (a comb or one's fingers, for example) over or through something, such as one's hair.
  2. (--- Informal) To gain in abundance. Often used with in :
  3. To use a rake.
To present so as to conform to a particular bias or appeal to a certain audience:
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  1. To present so as to conform to a particular bias or appeal to a certain audience:
  2. To have or go in a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal; slope.
  3. To incline or turn from a direct line or course, esp. one that is perpendicular or level; slope
To have an upward or downward inclination; take an oblique direction; incline; slant
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  1. To have an upward or downward inclination; take an oblique direction; incline; slant
  2. To move or walk:
  3. (Chiefly Brit., Informal) To go or move (off, away, etc.), esp. in a leisurely or furtive way
To have, or come to have, a bias or inclination in favor of a particular opinion or side in a dispute
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  1. To have, or come to have, a bias or inclination in favor of a particular opinion or side in a dispute
  2. To cause to slope, as by raising one end; incline:
  3. To slope; incline; slant; tip
To remove the tip of:
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  1. To remove the tip of:
  2. (Informal) To give secret information to in an attempt to be helpful
  3. To dye the ends of (hair or fur) in order to blend or improve appearance.
The tilt, turn, or slant thus caused
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  1. The tilt, turn, or slant thus caused
  2. The special vocabulary of a profession, discipline, or social group; jargon.
  3. The special words and phrases used by those in a certain sect, occupation, etc.; jargon
Any of the divisions in a school curriculum usually equal to one year; most systems in the U.S. include twelve grades after the kindergarten
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  1. Any of the divisions in a school curriculum usually equal to one year; most systems in the U.S. include twelve grades after the kindergarten
  2. A grouping of organisms done purely on the basis of shared features and without regard to evolutionary relationships. Grades may include organisms that do not share a common ancestor, or may exclude some organisms having the same common ancestor as the other organisms in the grade. For this reason, many taxonomists do not accept grades as formal classifications. The class Reptilia (reptiles) is a grade since it includes dinosaurs but not birds, even though birds are descended from dinosaurs.
  3. A slope or gradual inclination, especially of a road or railroad track:
A operator on scalar fields yielding a vector function, where the value of the vector evaluated at any point indicates the direction and degree of change of the field at that point.
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  1. A operator on scalar fields yielding a vector function, where the value of the vector evaluated at any point indicates the direction and degree of change of the field at that point.
  2. The degree to which something inclines; a slope. A mountain road with a gradient of ten percent rises one foot for every ten feet of horizontal length.
  3. (Physics) The rate at which a physical quantity, such as temperature or pressure, changes in response to changes in a given variable, especially distance.
The difference in direction of two lines, planes, or surfaces as measured by the angle between them; specif., a property of a line in a plane, being the angle measured from the positive portion of the x-axis to the line in question
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  1. The difference in direction of two lines, planes, or surfaces as measured by the angle between them; specif., a property of a line in a plane, being the angle measured from the positive portion of the x-axis to the line in question
  2. Any action, practice, or thing, toward which one is inclined
  3. A characteristic disposition or tendency to act in a certain way; a propensity:
An inclined surface; a slope or gradient:
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  1. An inclined surface; a slope or gradient:
  2. An inclined plane or surface; slope; grade; slant
A tilt or an inclination away from the vertical.
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  1. A tilt or an inclination away from the vertical.
  2. The act or condition of leaning; inclination; slant
  3. Meat containing little or no fat
A considerable number; a long series:
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  1. A considerable number; a long series:
  2. A series of names, words, or other items written, printed, or imagined one after the other:
  3. List price
The angle between the cutting edge of a tool and a plane perpendicular to the working surface to which the tool is applied.
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  1. The angle between the cutting edge of a tool and a plane perpendicular to the working surface to which the tool is applied.
  2. A long-handled implement with a row of projecting teeth at its head, used especially to gather leaves or to loosen or smooth earth.
  3. Any of various long-handled tools with teeth or prongs at one end, used for gathering loose grass, hay, leaves, etc., or for smoothing broken ground
A personal point of view or opinion:
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  1. A personal point of view or opinion:
  2. (Informal) A quick, oblique look; glance
  3. A line, plane, course, or direction that is other than perpendicular or horizontal; a slope.
Any inclined line, surface, position, etc.; slant
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  1. Any inclined line, surface, position, etc.; slant
  2. (Math.) The trigonometric tangent of the positive angle formed between a given straight line and the x-axis of a pair of Cartesian coordinates
  3. (Mathematics) The rate at which an ordinate of a point of a line on a coordinate plane changes with respect to a change in the abscissa.
The condition or angle of being tilted; slope or slant
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  1. The condition or angle of being tilted; slope or slant
  2. A tendency to favor one side in a dispute:
  3. An inclination from the horizontal or vertical; a slant:
A helpful hint:
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  1. A helpful hint:
  2. A piece of private or secret information, especially imparted by someone with expert knowledge about sporting odds, business performance etc. [From mid-19th c.]
  3. A piece of secret information given confidentially in an attempt to be helpful
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