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The return to a fully conscious state after a psychedelic experience.
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  1. The return to a fully conscious state after a psychedelic experience.
  2. (Electrical engineering) The interconnecting metal chassis/frame of a device, appliance, machine, or metal raceway via a designated conductor to earth at the Service Panel. The conductor may be bare or covered (with green plastic which may have a yellow stripe (US).) This conductor does NOT carry current in normal operation.
  3. The act by which a child is grounded (forbidden from going out).
An opportunity of beginning or entering upon a career, etc.
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  1. An opportunity of beginning or entering upon a career, etc.
  2. A lead or other advantage, as at the beginning of a race or contest
  3. An instance of beginning a race:
The initial portion of some extended thing.
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  1. The initial portion of some extended thing.
  2. The place where something begins or is begun:
  3. The act or process of bringing or being brought into being; a start:
Anything in which money is or may be invested
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  1. Anything in which money is or may be invested
  2. A mixture of silica sand and plaster which, by surrounding a wax pattern, creates a negative mold of the form used for casting, among other metals, bronze.
  3. (Finance) A placement of capital in expectation of deriving income or profit from its use.
(--- Biochemistry) The process of initiating or increasing the production of an enzyme, as in genetic transcription.
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  1. (--- Biochemistry) The process of initiating or increasing the production of an enzyme, as in genetic transcription.
  2. (Physics) The act or process by which an electric or magnetic effect is produced in an electrical conductor or magnetizable body when it is exposed to the influence or variation of a field of force
  3. The creation of a voltage difference across a conductive material (such as a coil of wire) by exposing it to a changing magnetic field. Induction is fundamental to hydroelectric power, in which water-powered turbines spin wire coils through strong magnetic fields. It is also the working principle underlying transformers and induction coils.
The act of indoctrinating, or the condition of being indoctrinated
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  1. The act of indoctrinating, or the condition of being indoctrinated
  2. Instruction in the rudiments and principles of any science or belief system; information.
The time when something begins or is begun:
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  1. The time when something begins or is begun:
  2. The place where something begins or is begun:
  3. The act or process of bringing or being brought into being; a start:
The day when degrees are conferred by colleges and universities upon students and others.
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  1. The day when degrees are conferred by colleges and universities upon students and others.
  2. The act or time of commencing; beginning; start
  3. A beginning; a start.
The act of inaugurating, or inducting into office with solemnity; investiture by appropriate ceremonies.
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  1. The act of inaugurating, or inducting into office with solemnity; investiture by appropriate ceremonies.
  2. The formal beginning or initiation of any movement, course of action, etc.; as, the inauguration of a new system, a new condition, etc.
  3. A formal beginning or introduction.
The beginning of something; start; commencement
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  1. The beginning of something; start; commencement
A state of nascency; a quality of incipience.
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(Nautical) An open boat of any size powered by steam, naphtha, electricity, or the like. (Compare Spanish lancha.)
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  1. (Nautical) An open boat of any size powered by steam, naphtha, electricity, or the like. (Compare Spanish lancha.)
  2. (Nautical) The boat of the largest size and/or of most importance belonging to a ship of war, and often called the "captain's boat" or "captain's launch".
  3. The movement of a vessel from land into the water; especially, the sliding on ways from the stocks on which it is built. (Compare: to splash a ship.)
An opening play or move.
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  1. An opening play or move.
  2. One that leads off.
  3. The first in a series of actions, moves, etc.
A beginning; first part; commencement
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  1. A beginning; first part; commencement
  2. (Chess, Checkers) The series of moves at the beginning of a game, often a specific, conventional sequence of moves
  3. Start of operations; formal beginning
(Uncountable) The process of bringing something into existence.
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  1. (Uncountable) The process of bringing something into existence.
An opportunity of beginning or entering upon a career, etc.
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  1. An opportunity of beginning or entering upon a career, etc.
  2. A lead or other advantage, as at the beginning of a race or contest
  3. An instance of beginning a race:
A similar kick in Rugby.
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  1. A similar kick in Rugby.
  2. (Football) A place kick in football that starts play at the beginning of a half or after a team has scored.
  3. A beginning, as of a campaign or drive
An inauguration
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  1. An inauguration
  2. A speech made at an inauguration
  3. A speech given by a person being formally inducted into office.
A formal beginning or introduction.
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  1. A formal beginning or introduction.
  2. The formal beginning or initiation of any movement, course of action, etc.; as, the inauguration of a new system, a new condition, etc.
  3. Formal induction into office.
An inducting or being inducted; installation, initiation, etc.
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  1. An inducting or being inducted; installation, initiation, etc.
  2. The creation of a voltage difference across a conductive material (such as a coil of wire) by exposing it to a changing magnetic field. Induction is fundamental to hydroelectric power, in which water-powered turbines spin wire coils through strong magnetic fields. It is also the working principle underlying transformers and induction coils.
  3. (Physics) The act or process by which an electric or magnetic effect is produced in an electrical conductor or magnetizable body when it is exposed to the influence or variation of a field of force
An example of installation art.
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  1. An example of installation art.
  2. An installing or being installed
  3. A system of machinery or other apparatus set up for use.
The act or formal ceremony of conferring the authority and symbols of a high office.
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  1. The act or formal ceremony of conferring the authority and symbols of a high office.
  2. (Feudal Law) Ceremonial transfer of land to a tenant
  3. A formal investing as with an office, power, or authority, often with appropriate symbols or robes
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