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(Electronics) A space enclosed by metal and with a rodlike projection in the center, used as a resonator, as with a magnetron to produce electromagnetic waves, esp. microwaves
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  1. (Electronics) A space enclosed by metal and with a rodlike projection in the center, used as a resonator, as with a magnetron to produce electromagnetic waves, esp. microwaves
  2. A hollow area within the body:
  3. A hollow; a hole.
An indented or concave surface or area.
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  1. An indented or concave surface or area.
  2. A small, sheltered valley
  3. A cavity, gap, or space:
(Sports) A racing position in which a contestant has no room to pass a group of contestants immediately to his or her front or side.
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  1. (Sports) A racing position in which a contestant has no room to pass a group of contestants immediately to his or her front or side.
  2. In anatomy, a cul-de-sac or pouchlike cavity.
  3. A receptacle, cavity, or opening.
Emptiness of mind; lack of intelligence, interest, or thought
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  1. Emptiness of mind; lack of intelligence, interest, or thought
  2. Something, especially a remark, that is pointless or inane:
  3. An empty space; void or vacuum
An empty space.
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  1. An empty space.
  2. (Games) Absence of cards of a particular suit in a dealt hand:
  3. A break or open space, as in a surface; gap
An opening made by a breakthrough, as in a wall, line of defense, etc.
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  1. An opening made by a breakthrough, as in a wall, line of defense, etc.
  2. (Obs.) A breaking or being broken
  3. A break in friendly relations
Break dancing.
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  1. Break dancing.
  2. An escape:
  3. The result of breaking, as a crack, separation, or opening:
An interruption of continuity in space or time; hiatus; lacuna
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  1. An interruption of continuity in space or time; hiatus; lacuna
  2. A problematic situation resulting from such a disparity:
  3. An interruption of continuity:
Any of a series of holes punched or drilled, as between postage stamps on a sheet
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  1. Any of a series of holes punched or drilled, as between postage stamps on a sheet
  2. A hole made by piercing, ulceration, etc.
  3. A hole or series of holes punched or bored through something, especially a hole in a series, separating sections in a sheet or roll.
A breaking off of friendly or peaceful relations, as between countries or individuals
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  1. A breaking off of friendly or peaceful relations, as between countries or individuals
  2. The process of breaking open or bursting.
  3. A break in friendly relations.
A usually adjustable opening in an optical instrument, such as a camera or telescope, that limits the amount of light passing through a lens or onto a mirror.
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  1. A usually adjustable opening in an optical instrument, such as a camera or telescope, that limits the amount of light passing through a lens or onto a mirror.
  2. The opening, or the diameter of the opening, in a camera, telescope, etc. through which light passes into the lens
  3. An opening, such as a hole, gap, or slit.
Impudent or vulgar talk:
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  1. Impudent or vulgar talk:
  2. The mouth regarded as the organ of chewing and tasting
  3. A spokesperson; a mouthpiece:
A becoming open or causing to be open
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  1. A becoming open or causing to be open
  2. The act or an instance of becoming open or being made to open:
  3. A gap, breach, or aperture:
An opening, especially to a cavity or passage of the body; a mouth or vent.
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  1. An opening, especially to a cavity or passage of the body; a mouth or vent.
  2. A mouth or aperture of a tube, cavity, etc.; opening
The point of intersection of a driveway and a road, especially in a rural area.
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  1. The point of intersection of a driveway and a road, especially in a rural area.
  2. A stream, river, etc. that flows out from a lake
  3. The mouth of a river where it flows into a larger body of water.
An opening, and the conduit leading to it, in the side or at the top of a volcano, permitting the escape of fumes, a liquid, a gas, or steam.
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  1. An opening, and the conduit leading to it, in the side or at the top of a volcano, permitting the escape of fumes, a liquid, a gas, or steam.
  2. A hole or opening to permit passage or escape, as of a gas
  3. (Geology) The opening of a volcano in the earth's crust.
A hole or tunnel dug in the ground by an animal
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  1. A hole or tunnel dug in the ground by an animal
  2. A hole or tunnel dug in the ground by a small animal, such as a rabbit or mole, for habitation or refuge.
  3. Any similar passage or hole for shelter, refuge, etc.
A secluded room for study or relaxation.
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  1. A secluded room for study or relaxation.
  2. A small, cozy room in a house, where a person can be alone to read, work, etc.
  3. A hidden or squalid dwelling place:
A bed or resting place of a wild animal; den
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  1. A bed or resting place of a wild animal; den
  2. The den or dwelling of a wild animal.
  3. A den or hideaway.
Any small, miserable dwelling; hut
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  1. Any small, miserable dwelling; hut
  2. A low, open shed as for sheltering animals or storing supplies or equipment
A temporary structure for sheltering troops.
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  1. A temporary structure for sheltering troops.
  2. A little house or cabin of the plainest or crudest kind
  3. A crude or makeshift dwelling or shelter; a shack.
Any unpleasant, poorly constructed or poorly furnished building.
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  1. Any unpleasant, poorly constructed or poorly furnished building.
  2. A small house or cabin that is crudely built and furnished; shanty
  3. A crude, roughly built hut or cabin.
A small, shabby dwelling; shack; hut
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  1. A small, shabby dwelling; shack; hut
  2. A roughly built, often ramshackle cabin; a shack.
  3. A roughly-built hut or cabin.
An area of a public place, such as a courtroom or stadium, marked off and restricted for use by persons performing a specific function:
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  1. An area of a public place, such as a courtroom or stadium, marked off and restricted for use by persons performing a specific function:
  2. A slap or blow with the hand or fist:
  3. (Chiefly British) A small country house used as a sporting lodge:
Something used to form, mark, protect, or decorate a corner
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  1. Something used to form, mark, protect, or decorate a corner
  2. (--- Baseball) Either side of home plate, toward or away from the batter.
  3. A threatening or embarrassing position from which escape is difficult:
Waters suitable for deep-draft ships, especially ocean-going.
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  1. Waters suitable for deep-draft ships, especially ocean-going.
  2. (Idiomatic) A difficult or embarrassing situation.
A troublesome or embarrassing state of affairs, especially of financial affairs:
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  1. A troublesome or embarrassing state of affairs, especially of financial affairs:
  2. The condition or quality of being difficult:
  3. Something not easily done, accomplished, comprehended, or solved:
A situation that requires a choice between options that are or seem equally unfavorable or unsatisfactory.
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  1. A situation that requires a choice between options that are or seem equally unfavorable or unsatisfactory.
  2. Any serious problem
  3. Any situation in which one must choose between unpleasant alternatives
The Pennsylvania Dutch.
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  1. The Pennsylvania Dutch.
  2. The people of the Netherlands.
  3. The official West Germanic language of the Netherlands and one of the official languages of Belgium.
A clear determination or understanding:
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  1. A clear determination or understanding:
  2. An instance of arranging a special consideration, such as an exemption from a requirement, or an improper or illegal outcome, especially by means of bribery.
  3. To kill and preserve a tissue specimen rapidly to retain as nearly as possible the characteristics it had in the living body.
(Informal) An area of actual or potential trouble or violence
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  1. (Informal) An area of actual or potential trouble or violence
  2. Any place regarded as a center for a specified activity or interest
  3. A volcanic area that forms as a tectonic plate moves over a point heated from deep within the Earth's mantle. The source of the heat is thought to be the decay of radioactive elements. The Hawaiian Islands formed as a series of hot spots.
Trouble; difficulty:
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  1. Trouble; difficulty:
  2. Used other than as an idiom: see hot,‎ water.
  3. (Informal) Trouble; difficulty
A crush or congestion of people or things in a limited space:
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  1. A crush or congestion of people or things in a limited space:
  2. A food made by boiling fruit with sugar to a thick mixture
  3. A group of persons or things so close together as to jam a passageway, etc.
A solemn pledge, as of faith.
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  1. A solemn pledge, as of faith.
  2. A condition or state of affairs; esp., now, an awkward, sad, or dangerous situation
  3. A situation, especially a bad or unfortunate one.
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  1. (Archaic) category
  2. (Logic) One of the basic states or classifications described by Aristotle into which all things can be placed; a category.
  3. A condition or situation, now specif. one that is difficult, unpleasant, embarrassing, or, sometimes, comical
Wet, boggy ground, yielding under the foot
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  1. Wet, boggy ground, yielding under the foot
  2. A difficult or inextricable position
  3. (Figuratively) A perilous, mixed up and troubled situation; a hopeless tangle; a predicament.
An embarrassing or difficult predicament.
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  1. An embarrassing or difficult predicament.
  2. A fight or conflict
  3. A disagreeable or embarrassing situation; predicament, esp. when caused by one's own conduct
(Slang) Something having the appearance or a consistency suggestive of soup, especially:
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  1. (Slang) Something having the appearance or a consistency suggestive of soup, especially:
  2. A liquid food prepared from meat, fish, or vegetable stock combined with various other ingredients and often containing solid pieces.
  3. A liquid food, with or without solid particles, made by cooking meat, vegetables, fish, etc. in water, milk, or the like
Effort, especially when inconvenient or bothersome:
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  1. Effort, especially when inconvenient or bothersome:
  2. A state of distress, affliction, difficulty, or need:
  3. A person, circumstance, or event that causes annoyance, distress, difficulty, etc.
(Chess) A strong grip or stranglehold on a position that is difficult for the opponent to break.
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  1. (Chess) A strong grip or stranglehold on a position that is difficult for the opponent to break.
  2. (Informal) A difficult, restrictive, or unresolvable situation:
  3. To combine with, form a bond with, or be taken up by a chemical or chemical structure. An enzyme, for example, is structured in such a way as to be able to bind with its substrate.
A solution of brine or vinegar, often spiced, for preserving and flavoring food.
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  1. A solution of brine or vinegar, often spiced, for preserving and flavoring food.
  2. A chemical bath used to clear metal of scale, preserve wood, etc.
  3. (Scotland) A bit, small quantity
A small area of different color or texture from the main area of which it is a part; often, a mark made by some foreign matter; stain, blot, speck, patch, etc.
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  1. A small area of different color or texture from the main area of which it is a part; often, a mark made by some foreign matter; stain, blot, speck, patch, etc.
  2. The number of points, etc. assigned by gamblers to one side in a contest, in an attempt to equalize betting on both sides
  3. (Informal) A spot advertisement or announcement
To develop a hole or opening. Used especially of protective embankments:
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  1. To develop a hole or opening. Used especially of protective embankments:
  2. To break or violate (an agreement, for example).
  3. To break or violate (a contract, covenant, etc.)
To lessen the force or effect of:
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  1. To lessen the force or effect of:
  2. To exchange for smaller monetary units:
  3. To fail to conform to; violate:
To make or adjust a space between (objects or points) or in (a device):
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  1. To make or adjust a space between (objects or points) or in (a device):
  2. To be or become open:
  3. To come apart; open
To pierce, punch, or bore a hole or holes in; penetrate.
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  1. To pierce, punch, or bore a hole or holes in; penetrate.
  2. To pass into or through something.
  3. To pierce or stamp with rows of holes, as those between postage stamps, to allow easy separation.
To pass into or through as a pointed instrument does; penetrate; stab
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  1. To pass into or through as a pointed instrument does; penetrate; stab
  2. To force a way into or through; break through
  3. To cut or pass through with or as if with a sharp instrument; stab or penetrate.
To pierce with a pointed object.
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  1. To pierce with a pointed object.
  2. To be pierced or punctured:
  3. To reduce or put an end to, as if by a puncture
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