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Something that connects, binds, or joins; bond; link
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  1. Something that connects, binds, or joins; bond; link
  2. A string, lace, cord, etc. used to tie things
  3. An equality of scores, votes, or performance in a contest:
A kind of knot that can be easily undone, for fastening a line as to a ring or pole
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  1. A kind of knot that can be easily undone, for fastening a line as to a ring or pole
  2. A fastening or catch; thing or part used to connect or join together
  3. A device used to connect one thing to another:
(Electrical) The electrical and mechanical connection between two pieces of wire or cable.
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  1. (Electrical) The electrical and mechanical connection between two pieces of wire or cable.
  2. To join together genes or gene fragments or insert them into a cell or other structure, such as a virus, by means of enzymes. In genetic engineering, scientists splice together genetic material to produce new genes or to alter a genetic structure. In messenger RNA, the introns are removed, and exons are spliced together to yield the final messenger RNA that is translated.
  3. (Nautical) A junction or joining of ropes made by splicing them together.
A metal band that attaches the reed to the mouthpiece of the clarinet and related instruments.
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  1. A metal band that attaches the reed to the mouthpiece of the clarinet and related instruments.
  2. A thread, wire, or cord used in surgery to close vessels or tie off ducts.
  3. (Music) A group of notes intended to be played or sung as one phrase.
A substance or device, as glue, solder, or a chain, which holds things together or unites them
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  1. A substance or device, as glue, solder, or a chain, which holds things together or unites them
  2. (Masonry) The way in which bricks, stones, etc. are lapped upon one another in building
  3. A uniting force or tie; a link:
Either of the sides of this front section:
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  1. Either of the sides of this front section:
  2. The rower nearest the bow
  3. A stroke with such a bow
A harsh utterance expressing anger, impatience, etc.
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  1. A harsh utterance expressing anger, impatience, etc.
  2. A knotted or tangled mass or tuft; tangle
  3. A confused, complicated, or tangled situation:
(Informal) A fight, quarrel, or argument
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  1. (Informal) A fight, quarrel, or argument
  2. Any large type of seaweed, especially a species of Laminaria.
  3. An intertwisted, confused mass of things, as string, branches, etc.; snarl
A knot in wood; a large or hard knot, or a protuberance with twisted grain, on a tree.
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  1. A knot in wood; a large or hard knot, or a protuberance with twisted grain, on a tree.
  2. Something resembling a knot in wood, such as in stone or limbs.
  3. (Mathematics) The average value of the magnitude squared of the curl of a vector field over a continuous path that is tangent to the vector field at every point. In mathematical notation, gnarl is represented by the lowercase Greek letter ξ.
A break, pull, or tear in fabric.
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  1. A break, pull, or tear in fabric.
  2. A piece, part, or point that sticks out, esp. one that is sharp or rough, as the broken end of a tree limb
  3. A pulled thread in knitted material, causing a loop at the point where it is caught
(Informal) A group of people usually having a common interest or association:
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  1. (Informal) A group of people usually having a common interest or association:
  2. (Informal) A considerable number or amount; a lot:
  3. A group of things growing close together; a cluster or clump:
A contorted condition or position
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  1. A contorted condition or position
  2. The act of contorting, twisting or deforming something, especially oneself.
  3. A form of acrobatic display which involves the dramatic bending and flexing of the human body.
(Electricity) A wound spiral of two or more turns of insulated wire, used to introduce inductance into a circuit.
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  1. (Electricity) A wound spiral of two or more turns of insulated wire, used to introduce inductance into a circuit.
  2. A spiral pipe or series of spiral pipes, as in a radiator.
  3. A single turn of a coiled figure
Something having a spiral form, as a wire for holding sheets in some notebooks
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  1. Something having a spiral form, as a wire for holding sheets in some notebooks
  2. A spiral curve occurring in a single plane
  3. (Printing) A spiral binding.
Any similar distortion, as in metal
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  1. Any similar distortion, as in metal
  2. (--- Weaving) The set of threads running lengthwise in the loom and crossed by the weft, or woof
  3. A distortion or twist, especially in a piece of wood.
A metal pin with incised threads and a broad slotted head that can be driven as a fastener by turning with a screwdriver, especially:
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  1. A metal pin with incised threads and a broad slotted head that can be driven as a fastener by turning with a screwdriver, especially:
  2. A mechanical device for fastening things together, consisting essentially of a cylindrical or conical piece of metal threaded evenly around its outside surface with an advancing spiral ridge and commonly having a slotted head: it penetrates only by being turned, as with a screwdriver
  3. A twist or turn, as of a screw.
A spiral form or structure.
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  1. A spiral form or structure.
  2. Any spiral, as one lying in a single plane or, esp., one moving around a right circular cone or cylinder at a constant angle, as a screw or bolt thread does
  3. A three-dimensional spiral curve. In mathematical terms, a helix can be described as a curve turning about an axis on the surface of a cylinder or cone while rising at a constant upward angle from a base.
Something that is perplexed, or complicated
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  1. Something that is perplexed, or complicated
  2. The condition of being perplexed; bewilderment; confusion
  3. Something that perplexes:
Tobacco leaves processed into the form of a rope or roll.
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  1. Tobacco leaves processed into the form of a rope or roll.
  2. A change in direction; a turn:
  3. An unexpected change in a process or a departure from a pattern, often producing a distortion or perversion:
A twisting line; flourish
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  1. A twisting line; flourish
  2. The act of twirling or the condition of being twirled; a quick spinning or twisting.
  3. A twist, coil, etc.
A state of mental confusion or giddiness; dizziness:
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  1. A state of mental confusion or giddiness; dizziness:
  2. (Informal) A brief or experimental try:
  3. A round of parties, etc., one after another
(--- Bot.) A circular growth of leaves, petals, etc. about the same point on a stem
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  1. (--- Bot.) A circular growth of leaves, petals, etc. about the same point on a stem
  2. (--- Zool.) Any of the turns in a spiral shell
  3. A single turn of a spiral shell of a mollusk.
(Phonet.) A group of nonsyllabic phonemes, esp. a group of two or more consecutive consonants
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  1. (Phonet.) A group of nonsyllabic phonemes, esp. a group of two or more consecutive consonants
  2. A group of academic courses in a related area.
  3. A number of persons, animals, or things grouped together
A heavy dull sound; a thud.
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  1. A heavy dull sound; a thud.
  2. A mass of bacteria
  3. A thick grouping, as of trees or bushes.
The act of assorting; separation into classes.
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  1. The act of assorting; separation into classes.
  2. A collection of varying but related items.
  3. An assorted, or miscellaneous, group or collection; variety
What is gathered
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  1. What is gathered
  2. (bookbinding) A section, a group of bifolios, or sheets of paper, stacked together and folded in half.
  3. That which is gathered or amassed; a collection or accumulation.
To strengthen, secure, or ornament the edges of by a band, as of tape
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  1. To strengthen, secure, or ornament the edges of by a band, as of tape
  2. To fasten or wrap by encircling, as with a belt or ribbon:
  3. To tie or secure, as with a rope or cord.
To put a knot or bow in:
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  1. To put a knot or bow in:
  2. (Music) To join (notes) by a tie.
  3. (Music) To connect with a tie
To move jerkily; walk haltingly; limp; hobble
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  1. To move jerkily; walk haltingly; limp; hobble
  2. To move or raise by pulling or jerking:
  3. To fasten with a hook, knot, harness, etc.; unite; tie
To speak harshly and sharply, as in anger, impatience, etc.
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  1. To speak harshly and sharply, as in anger, impatience, etc.
  2. To growl fiercely, baring the teeth, as a threatening dog does
  3. To tangle or knot (hair, for example).
A substance or device, as glue, solder, or a chain, which holds things together or unites them
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  1. A substance or device, as glue, solder, or a chain, which holds things together or unites them
  2. (Masonry) The way in which bricks, stones, etc. are lapped upon one another in building
  3. A uniting force or tie; a link:
(Anatomy) A sheet or band of tough, fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages at a joint or supporting an organ.
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  1. (Anatomy) A sheet or band of tough, fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages at a joint or supporting an organ.
  2. A bond or tie connecting one thing with another
  3. A unifying or connecting tie or bond.
A curved line connecting such letters in writing
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  1. A curved line connecting such letters in writing
  2. A thing used in tying or binding together
  3. (Music) A group of notes intended to be played or sung as one phrase.
(Computers) A graphical item or segment of text in a webpage or other electronic document that, when clicked, causes another webpage or section of the same webpage to be displayed:
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  1. (Computers) A graphical item or segment of text in a webpage or other electronic document that, when clicked, causes another webpage or section of the same webpage to be displayed:
  2. A connecting element; a tie or bond:
  3. Cuff link
A center or focal point
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  1. A center or focal point
  2. A connection, tie, or link between individuals of a group, members of a series, etc.
  3. A means of connection; a link or tie:
Something that connects, binds, or joins; bond; link
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  1. Something that connects, binds, or joins; bond; link
  2. One of the timbers or slabs of concrete laid across a railroad bed to support the rails.
  3. A string, lace, cord, etc. used to tie things
(Anat.) A band or connecting fold
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  1. (Anat.) A band or connecting fold
  2. (Math.) A line drawn over two or more terms of a compound quantity to show that they are to be treated together (Ex.: a − x + y)
  3. That which binds; bond; tie
(Electronics) An assembly of coils and magnetic material placed about the neck of a cathode-ray tube to provide electromagnetic deflection fields for the electron beam
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  1. (Electronics) An assembly of coils and magnetic material placed about the neck of a cathode-ray tube to provide electromagnetic deflection fields for the electron beam
  2. Something that connects or joins together; a bond or tie.
  3. A frame fitting over the shoulders for carrying pails, etc., one on either end
An impressive display of assembled persons or things
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  1. An impressive display of assembled persons or things
  2. (Comput.) A group of two or more logically related elements, identified by a single name and usually stored in consecutive storage locations in main memory
  3. (Computers) A group of memory elements accessed by one or more indices.
A group of musicians playing together, esp. upon wind and percussion instruments
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  1. A group of musicians playing together, esp. upon wind and percussion instruments
  2. A group of musicians who perform as an ensemble.
  3. A thin strip of flexible material used to encircle and bind one object or to hold a number of objects together:
The quantity of anything made in one operation or lot
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  1. The quantity of anything made in one operation or lot
  2. A group of programs, instructions, etc. for processing by a computer in a single run
  3. A number of things or persons taken as a group; lot; set
A group, esp. of girls or women
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  1. A group, esp. of girls or women
  2. A large group or collection.
  3. Any group or collection
Anything having real or material substance or form; any physical or perceptible object
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  1. Anything having real or material substance or form; any physical or perceptible object
  2. A group of individuals regarded as an entity; a corporation.
  3. A number of persons, concepts, or things regarded as a group:
(Informal) A group of people usually having a common interest or association:
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  1. (Informal) A group of people usually having a common interest or association:
  2. (Informal) A considerable number or amount; a lot:
  3. A group of things growing close together; a cluster or clump:
(Informal) A large amount; a lot:
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  1. (Informal) A large amount; a lot:
  2. A number of things tied, wrapped, or otherwise held together
  3. A bunch, collection, or group
A clustered mass; a lump:
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  1. A clustered mass; a lump:
  2. A mass of bacteria
  3. A heavy dull sound; a thud.
(Phonet.) A group of nonsyllabic phonemes, esp. a group of two or more consecutive consonants
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  1. (Phonet.) A group of nonsyllabic phonemes, esp. a group of two or more consecutive consonants
  2. A group of academic courses in a related area.
  3. A group of the same or similar elements gathered or occurring closely together; a bunch:
A group; a bunch.
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  1. A group; a bunch.
  2. A number of persons, animals, or things gathered together; cluster
  3. The complete set of eggs produced or incubated at one time.
Things collected, specif., as in a hobby
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  1. Things collected, specif., as in a hobby
  2. A group of objects or works to be seen, studied, or kept together.
  3. A line of products produced for one season, as those developed by a designer:
A number of elements with similar properties, forming one of the vertical columns of the periodic table
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  1. A number of elements with similar properties, forming one of the vertical columns of the periodic table
  2. A number of individuals or things considered or classed together because of similarities:
  3. (Mathematics) A set, together with a binary associative operation, such that the set is closed under the operation, the set contains an identity element for the operation, and each element of the set has an inverse element with respect to the operation. The integers form a group under the operation of ordinary addition.
A piece of land used for a given purpose:
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  1. A piece of land used for a given purpose:
  2. A number of persons or things regarded as a group
  3. An individual of a particular kind or type:
A group meeting together socially to accomplish a task
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  1. A group meeting together socially to accomplish a task
  2. A group of people working together to establish or promote particular theories or principles of government which they hold in common; esp., an organized political group which seeks to elect its candidates to office and thus to direct government policies
  3. A person or group involved in an enterprise; a participant or accessory:
An exclusive or select group; clique; coterie
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  1. An exclusive or select group; clique; coterie
  2. (Printing) The width of the body of a piece of type
  3. A group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used:
A children's pastime in which a string looped over the fingers is transferred back and forth on the hands of the players so as to form different designs
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  1. A children's pastime in which a string looped over the fingers is transferred back and forth on the hands of the players so as to form different designs
  2. A game in which a string is looped on the fingers to form an intricate pattern between a player's hands that can be successively varied or transferred to another player's hands.
  3. An intricate pattern:
A form of electronic dance music originating in England in the early 1990s, that blends elements of hip hop, reggae, techno, and house music, emphasizing fast tempos, heavy, elongated bass beats, and highly syncopated, complicated breakbeats and rhythms
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  1. A form of electronic dance music originating in England in the early 1990s, that blends elements of hip hop, reggae, techno, and house music, emphasizing fast tempos, heavy, elongated bass beats, and highly syncopated, complicated breakbeats and rhythms
  2. A large, undeveloped, humid forest, especially in a tropical region, that is home to many wild plants and animals.
  3. (Uncountable) A style of electronic music related to drum and bass.
The system of interconnecting canals and spaces that make up the inner ear of many vertebrates. The labyrinth has both a bony component, made up of the cochlea, the semicircular canals, and the vestibule, and a membranous one.
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  1. The system of interconnecting canals and spaces that make up the inner ear of many vertebrates. The labyrinth has both a bony component, made up of the cochlea, the semicircular canals, and the vestibule, and a membranous one.
  2. A structure consisting of an intricate network of winding passages bordered as by walls or hedges; specif., such a structure designed for prayer and meditation: technically, a labyrinth (unlike a maze) contains no dead ends and consists of a single path leading to a center
  3. An intricate structure of interconnecting passages through which it is difficult to find one's way; a maze.
An intricate, usually confusing network of interconnecting pathways, as in a garden; a labyrinth.
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  1. An intricate, usually confusing network of interconnecting pathways, as in a garden; a labyrinth.
  2. Something made up of many confused or conflicting elements; a tangle.
  3. A labyrinth; a puzzle consisting of a complicated network of paths or passages, the aim of which is to find one's way.
An openwork fabric or structure; a net or network:
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  1. An openwork fabric or structure; a net or network:
  2. A net or network
  3. A structure of interlocking metal links
A tract of soft, wet ground; a marsh; a fen.
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  1. A tract of soft, wet ground; a marsh; a fen.
  2. Anything that entraps or makes progress difficult.
  3. Something that hinders, engulfs, or overwhelms:
A quantity of yarn, thread, or the like, put up together, after it is taken from the reel. A skein of cotton yarn is formed by eighty turns of the thread round a fifty-four inch reel.
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  1. A quantity of yarn, thread, or the like, put up together, after it is taken from the reel. A skein of cotton yarn is formed by eighty turns of the thread round a fifty-four inch reel.
  2. A sequence of events, esp. a series of games won or lost by a team
  3. (Figuratively) A web, a weave, a tangle.
A knotted or tangled mass or tuft; tangle
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  1. A knotted or tangled mass or tuft; tangle
  2. A harsh utterance expressing anger, impatience, etc.
  3. A confused, complicated, or tangled situation:
(Informal) A fight, quarrel, or argument
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  1. (Informal) A fight, quarrel, or argument
  2. Any large type of seaweed, especially a species of Laminaria.
  3. An intertwisted, confused mass of things, as string, branches, etc.; snarl
The World Wide Web.
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  1. The World Wide Web.
  2. Something intricately contrived, especially something that ensnares or entangles:
  3. A complex, interconnected structure or arrangement:
A protruding part; an outward curve or swelling.
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  1. A protruding part; an outward curve or swelling.
  2. A sudden, usually temporary increase in number or quantity:
  3. (Informal) A sudden increase in size, value, etc.
Something that protrudes; a projection:
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  1. Something that protrudes; a projection:
  2. A part that juts
  3. The act or condition of jutting:
A rounded hill or mountain; knoll
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  1. A rounded hill or mountain; knoll
  2. A similar device which is turned to control operations of electronic or electrical equipment, as a radio or TV receiver
  3. A handle, usually round, of a door, drawer, etc.
An excess of money in circulation, relative to the amount of goods and services available for purchase
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  1. An excess of money in circulation, relative to the amount of goods and services available for purchase
  2. (Archit.) A projection of one part of a structure over another
  3. (Nautical) The part of a bow or stern that projects over the water.
(Mathematics) The image of a geometric figure reproduced on a line, plane, or surface.
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  1. (Mathematics) The image of a geometric figure reproduced on a line, plane, or surface.
  2. A projecting or being projected
  3. The process of projecting an image onto a screen or other surface for viewing.
Something that protrudes.
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  1. Something that protrudes.
  2. A protruding part or thing
  3. A protruding or being protruded
The condition of being protuberant.
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  1. The condition of being protuberant.
  2. A part or thing that protrudes; projection; bulge; swelling
  3. The condition or fact of being protuberant
A raised or rounded spot; a bulge.
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  1. A raised or rounded spot; a bulge.
  2. The sound of something bumping:
  3. A slight swelling or lump.
A rounded mass or protuberance, such as the fleshy structure on the back of a camel or of some cattle.
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  1. A rounded mass or protuberance, such as the fleshy structure on the back of a camel or of some cattle.
  2. A rounded, protruding lump
  3. Such a lump resulting from kyphosis
A similar device which is turned to control operations of electronic or electrical equipment, as a radio or TV receiver
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  1. A similar device which is turned to control operations of electronic or electrical equipment, as a radio or TV receiver
  2. A handle, usually round, of a door, drawer, etc.
  3. A rounded lump or protuberance
A person regarded as ungainly or dull-witted.
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  1. A person regarded as ungainly or dull-witted.
  2. An irregularly shaped mass or piece.
  3. A solid mass of no special shape, esp. one small enough to be taken up in the hand; hunk
A small lump.
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  1. A small lump.
  2. A protuberance or knob.
  3. A knob or lump
A part or thing that protrudes; projection; bulge; swelling
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  1. A part or thing that protrudes; projection; bulge; swelling
  2. Something, such as a bulge, knob, or swelling, that protrudes.
  3. The condition or fact of being protuberant
(Slang) A shot of hard liquor, sometimes accompanied by a beer chaser.
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  1. (Slang) A shot of hard liquor, sometimes accompanied by a beer chaser.
  2. The sound of something bumping:
  3. A slight swelling or lump.
(Informal) A considerable number or amount; a lot:
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  1. (Informal) A considerable number or amount; a lot:
  2. A group of things growing close together; a cluster or clump:
  3. A small lump or swelling; a bump.
(Medicine) A swelling or small palpable mass.
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  1. (Medicine) A swelling or small palpable mass.
  2. A solid mass of no special shape, esp. one small enough to be taken up in the hand; hunk
  3. A person regarded as ungainly or dull-witted.
The state of being swollen.
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  1. The state of being swollen.
  2. An increasing or being increased in size, volume, etc.
  3. Something swollen, especially an abnormally swollen body part or area.
To fasten or wrap by encircling, as with a belt or ribbon:
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  1. To fasten or wrap by encircling, as with a belt or ribbon:
  2. To strengthen, secure, or ornament the edges of by a band, as of tape
  3. To tie or secure, as with a rope or cord.
To make fast or secure:
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  1. To make fast or secure:
  2. To become attached, fixed, or joined:
  3. To close or join in a particular manner:
To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
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  1. To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
  2. To bring about; effect:
  3. To put under restraint; tie up
To fasten or secure with or as if with a cord, rope, or strap:
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  1. To fasten or secure with or as if with a cord, rope, or strap:
  2. (Music) To join (notes) by a tie.
  3. (Music) To connect with a tie
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