A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque.
(Countable, uncountable, metallurgy) A solid metal object with uniform (round, square, hexagonal, octagonal or rectangular) cross-section; in the US its smallest dimension is .25 inch or greater, a piece of thinner material being called a strip.
A pleading in common law denying an allegation of fact in an adversary’s pleading or contesting that the adversary lacked adequate knowledge to make such an allegation in the first place. See also denial.
applies to any apparently insurmountable obstacle that prevents progress or access or keeps separate and apart cultural differences are often a barrier to understanding
is used of anything that literally or figuratively stands in the way of one's progress her father's opposition remained their only obstacle
applies to anything that thwarts progress by holding back or delaying lack of supplies is the greatest hindrance to my experiment
refers to anything that blocks progress or some activity as if by stopping up a passage your interference is an obstruction of justice
applies to anything that delays or retards progress by interfering with normal action a speech impediment
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