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Clear to the mind; obvious; evident; plain
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  1. Clear to the mind; obvious; evident; plain
  2. (--- Medicine) Capable of being felt by palpating:
  3. Easily perceived by the senses; audible, recognizable, perceptible, noticeable, etc.
Of nature and all matter; natural; material
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  1. Of nature and all matter; natural; material
  2. Preoccupied with bodily or sexual pleasures; carnal
  3. Involving sexual interest or activity:
Possible to understand or realize:
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  1. Possible to understand or realize:
  2. (Law) Relating to or being property of a physical nature, such as land, objects, and goods.
  3. Exhibiting physical, touchable form; capable of being perceived by sight and by touch.
Of a material nature; tangible:
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  1. Of a material nature; tangible:
  2. Of a material nature; perceptible by the senses; tangible
  3. Of, for, or having the nature of, the body; physical; bodily; not spiritual
Much or large
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  1. Much or large
  2. Large in amount.
  3. Worthy of consideration; significant:
Large in size, quantity, or value; as, a substantial amount of money; vast
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  1. Large in size, quantity, or value; as, a substantial amount of money; vast
  2. Of considerable worth or value; important
  3. Considerable; ample; large
Perceptible; noticeable:
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  1. Perceptible; noticeable:
  2. Characterized by excellence or distinction; eminent:
  3. Worthy of note or notice; remarkable:
The flesh or material substance, as opposed to the spirit
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  1. The flesh or material substance, as opposed to the spirit
  2. The entire material or physical structure of an organism, especially of a human or animal.
  3. Consistency of substance, as in paint, textiles, or wine:
(Countable) Something having a corporeal existence
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  1. (Countable) Something having a corporeal existence
  2. The state or quality of being corporeal; bodily existence
Matter of a particular kind or chemical composition
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  1. Matter of a particular kind or chemical composition
  2. Density; body:
  3. Consistency; body
Unprocessed material of any kind:
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  1. Unprocessed material of any kind:
  2. An unprocessed natural product used in manufacture.
  3. Material still in its natural or original state, before processing or manufacture
(Chiefly British) Woven material, especially woolens.
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  1. (Chiefly British) Woven material, especially woolens.
  2. (Sports) The control a player has over a ball, especially to give it spin, english, curve, or speed.
  3. The material or substance out of which anything is or can be made; raw material
Water in which meat, fish, etc. has been boiled, used as a base for soup or gravy
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  1. Water in which meat, fish, etc. has been boiled, used as a base for soup or gravy
  2. A supply accumulated for future use; a store.
  3. A store or supply
A similarly shaped piece of metal with pointed ends, driven into a surface to secure a bolt, hook, hasp, or length of wiring.
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  1. A similarly shaped piece of metal with pointed ends, driven into a surface to secure a bolt, hook, hasp, or length of wiring.
  2. A principal raw material or commodity grown or produced in a region.
  3. Any chief item of trade, regularly stocked and in constant demand
Any natural combination of minerals, esp. one from which a metal or metals can be profitably extracted
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  1. Any natural combination of minerals, esp. one from which a metal or metals can be profitably extracted
  2. A natural substance from which a nonmetallic material, such as sulfur, can be extracted
  3. A naturally occurring mineral or rock from which a valuable or useful substance, especially a metal, can be extracted at a reasonable cost.
A supply stored for future use, usually carefully accrued and maintained.
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  1. A supply stored for future use, usually carefully accrued and maintained.
  2. A reserve supply of goods, raw material, etc., accumulated esp. in anticipation of future shortage or emergency
(Zoology) A pouchlike enlargement of a bird's gullet in which food is partially digested or stored for regurgitation to nestlings.
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  1. (Zoology) A pouchlike enlargement of a bird's gullet in which food is partially digested or stored for regurgitation to nestlings.
  2. Cultivated plants or agricultural produce, such as grain, vegetables, or fruit, considered as a group:
  3. The stock of a whip.
Materials or provisions stored and dispensed when needed.
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  1. Materials or provisions stored and dispensed when needed.
  2. An amount available or sufficient for a given use; stock:
  3. The act of supplying:
Accumulated or collected material; heap
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  1. Accumulated or collected material; heap
  2. (Finance) The action of investors buying an asset from other investors when the price of the asset is low.
  3. The process of growing into a heap or a large amount.
Something printed or otherwise set down in writing:
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  1. Something printed or otherwise set down in writing:
  2. Trouble or difficulty:
  3. A type of such substance:
Special capability:
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  1. Special capability:
  2. The material out of which something is made or formed; substance.
  3. Matter or substance of an unspecified or generalized kind
A drug, chemical, or other material (such as glue) that one is dependent on or uses habitually and that is often illegal or subject to government regulation:
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  1. A drug, chemical, or other material (such as glue) that one is dependent on or uses habitually and that is often illegal or subject to government regulation:
  2. That which has mass and occupies space; matter.
  3. Matter of a particular kind or chemical composition
The critical and source material, usually including notes and a glossary, that accompanies a scholarly edition of a text.
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  1. The critical and source material, usually including notes and a glossary, that accompanies a scholarly edition of a text.
  2. The instruments, materials, tools, etc. needed for a specific use
  3. An appliance or device for a particular purpose:
The mental and emotional resources of an individual:
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  1. The mental and emotional resources of an individual:
  2. Something with which a person, organization, or thing is equipped:
  3. Whatever a person, group, or thing is equipped with; the special things needed for some purpose; supplies, furnishings, apparatus, etc.
(Countable) a particular combination or choice of interlocking gears, such that a particular gear ratio is achieved.
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  1. (Countable) a particular combination or choice of interlocking gears, such that a particular gear ratio is achieved.
  2. A wheel with teeth around its rim that mesh with the teeth of another wheel to transmit motion. Gears are used to transmit power (as in a car transmission) or change the direction of motion in a mechanism (as in a differential axle). Fixed ratios of speed in various parts of a machine is often established by the arrangement of gears.
  3. A toothed wheel, disk, etc. designed to mesh with another or with the thread of a worm
The equipment, apparatus, and supplies of a military force or other organization.
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  1. The equipment, apparatus, and supplies of a military force or other organization.
  2. Materials and tools necessary to any work, enterprise, etc.; specif., weapons, equipment, supplies, etc. of armed forces
A set of clothing, often with accessories:
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  1. A set of clothing, often with accessories:
  2. (Informal) A business or firm.
  3. A set of tools or equipment for a specialized purpose:
(Obs., Law) Personal property given to a wife by her husband which he may dispose of during his life, but which passes to her at his death
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  1. (Obs., Law) Personal property given to a wife by her husband which he may dispose of during his life, but which passes to her at his death
  2. (Plural only) Miscellaneous items, especially the set of equipment required for a particular activity; stuff.
  3. (Archaic) Things a woman owns, apart from her dowry.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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  1. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
  2. (Obsolete) A wanton; one given to unbecoming conduct.
  3. (Slang, computing) A computer case, often modified for looks.
A type of football in which the defensive players tackle the ballcarrier
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  1. A type of football in which the defensive players tackle the ballcarrier
  2. (Sports) The act of stopping an opposing player carrying the ball, especially by forcing the opponent to the ground, as in football or Rugby.
  3. (Football) One of two offensive linemen positioned between the guard and the end on either side of the ball.
An end or objective:
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  1. An end or objective:
  2. (Informal) A complex, often neurotic liking, fear, aversion, etc. with regard to some person, thing, or activity
  3. (--- Informal) The latest fad or fashion:
(US) a place to pull off a road
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  1. (US) a place to pull off a road
  2. A wider part of a narrow road, enabling vehicles to pass one another
  3. The act or an instance of turning out:
The material or substance out of which anything is or can be made; raw material
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  1. The material or substance out of which anything is or can be made; raw material
  2. (Chiefly British) Woven material, especially woolens.
  3. Special capability:
Wood suitable for building houses, ships, etc., whether cut or still in the form of trees
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  1. Wood suitable for building houses, ships, etc., whether cut or still in the form of trees
  2. A dressed piece of wood, especially a beam in a structure.
  3. A person considered to have qualities suited for a particular activity:
Relating to nouns, such as flower or rain, that denote a material or tangible object or phenomenon.
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  1. Relating to nouns, such as flower or rain, that denote a material or tangible object or phenomenon.
  2. Of or relating to an actual, specific thing or instance; particular:
  3. Having a material, perceptible existence; of, belonging to, or characterized by things or events that can be perceived by the senses; real; actual
Of a material nature; tangible:
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  1. Of a material nature; tangible:
  2. Of a material nature; perceptible by the senses; tangible
  3. Of, for, or having the nature of, the body; physical; bodily; not spiritual
(Grammar) Of, relating to, or being the case of a noun or pronoun that serves as the object of a verb.
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  1. (Grammar) Of, relating to, or being the case of a noun or pronoun that serves as the object of a verb.
  2. Determined by and emphasizing the features and characteristics of the object, or thing dealt with, rather than the thoughts and feelings of the artist, writer, or speaker
  3. Relating to or being an indicator of disease, such as a physical sign, laboratory test, or x-ray, that can be observed or verified by someone other than the person being evaluated.
Extremely unusual; extraordinary; highly remarkable
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  1. Extremely unusual; extraordinary; highly remarkable
  2. (Sciences) Perceptible by the senses through immediate experience.
  3. Of or constituting a phenomenon or phenomena
Relating to matter and energy or the sciences dealing with them, especially physics.
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  1. Relating to matter and energy or the sciences dealing with them, especially physics.
  2. Of nature and all matter; natural; material
  3. Involving sexual interest or activity:
Easily perceived or noticed; marked; striking; appreciable
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  1. Easily perceived or noticed; marked; striking; appreciable
  2. Having appreciation or understanding; emotionally or intellectually aware
  3. That can cause physical sensation; perceptible to the senses
Of, relating to, or having substance; material.
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  1. Of, relating to, or having substance; material.
  2. Belonging to substance; actually existing; real; as, substantial life.
  3. With regard to essential elements; in substance
Possible to be treated as fact; real or concrete:
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  1. Possible to be treated as fact; real or concrete:
  2. (Law) Relating to or being property of a physical nature, such as land, objects, and goods.
  3. Exhibiting physical, touchable form; capable of being perceived by sight and by touch.
  1. Of or concerning philosophical materialism.
  2. Being overly concerned with material possessions and wealth.
Resulting from, or showing preoccupation with, bodily or sexual pleasure
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  1. Resulting from, or showing preoccupation with, bodily or sexual pleasure
  2. Of the body and the senses as distinguished from the intellect or spirit; bodily
  3. Relating to or involving gratification of the senses, especially sexual gratification:
That can be applied; appropriate
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  1. That can be applied; appropriate
  2. Capable of being applied; relevant or appropriate:
Appropriate or relevant:
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  1. Appropriate or relevant:
  2. Suited to the purpose; appropriate; apt
By the way, incidental.
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  1. By the way, incidental.
  2. Fitting the occasion; relevant; apt
  3. Of an appropriate or pertinent nature.
(Obs.) Akin; german
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  1. (Obs.) Akin; german
  2. Truly relevant; pertinent; to the point
  3. Related to a matter at hand, especially to a subject under discussion.
Clearly related to a matter at hand.
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  1. Clearly related to a matter at hand.
Bearing upon or relating to the matter in hand; pertinent; to the point
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  1. Bearing upon or relating to the matter in hand; pertinent; to the point
  2. Meaningful or purposeful in current society or culture:
Important or outstanding
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  1. Important or outstanding
  2. Of considerable size, number, quantity, magnitude, or extent; large.
  3. Of great size, extent, or capacity; large
Following as an effect, result, or conclusion; consequent.
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  1. Following as an effect, result, or conclusion; consequent.
  2. Having significant consequences; of importance
  3. Having important consequences; significant:
Much or large
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  1. Much or large
  2. Worth considering; important; noteworthy
  3. Large in amount, extent, or degree:
Having importance in or influence on history.
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  1. Having importance in or influence on history.
  2. Having, or likely to have, lasting significance or importance
  3. Belonging to the past; historical (see note below)
Having, or acting as if having, power, authority, influence, high position, etc.
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  1. Having, or acting as if having, power, authority, influence, high position, etc.
  2. Meaning a great deal; having much significance, consequence, or value
  3. Strongly affecting the course of events or the nature of things; significant:
Operating on a big scale
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  1. Operating on a big scale
  2. Of greater than average size, extent, quantity, or amount; big.
  3. Important; significant:
Full of meaning; having significance or purpose
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  1. Full of meaning; having significance or purpose
  2. Having meaning, significant.
  3. Showing or conveying meaning, especially without words:
  1. Large, grand and imposing. Fitting to be a monument to someone or something.
  2. Historically notable, important, or of lasting value
  3. Impressively large, sturdy, and enduring.
Having or expressing a covert or nonverbal meaning; suggestive:
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  1. Having or expressing a covert or nonverbal meaning; suggestive:
  2. Important; momentous
  3. Of or pertaining to an observed departure from a hypothesis too large to be reasonably attributed to chance
Large in size, quantity, or value; as, a substantial amount of money; vast
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  1. Large in size, quantity, or value; as, a substantial amount of money; vast
  2. Considerable; ample; large
  3. Of considerable worth or value; important
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