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A product, outcome, or result
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  1. A product, outcome, or result
  2. (Figuratively) Another produce, result of an entity's efforts.
  3. A child or animal as related to its parent
Something produced in the process of making something else. When plants produce carbohydrates by photosynthesis, oxygen is released as a by-product. Asphalt and paraffin are by-products of the process of refining crude oil into gasoline.
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  1. Something produced in the process of making something else. When plants produce carbohydrates by photosynthesis, oxygen is released as a by-product. Asphalt and paraffin are by-products of the process of refining crude oil into gasoline.
One of the appendages of an animal, such as an arm of a starfish, the flipper of dolphins, or the arm and leg of a human, used for locomotion or grasping.
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  1. One of the appendages of an animal, such as an arm of a starfish, the flipper of dolphins, or the arm and leg of a human, used for locomotion or grasping.
  2. (Astronomy) The border or edge of the disk of a heavenly body, especially of the sun or moon.
  3. A major appendage of human or animal, used for locomotion (such as an arm, leg or wing)
An upper limb of the human body, connecting the hand and wrist to the shoulder.
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  1. An upper limb of the human body, connecting the hand and wrist to the shoulder.
  2. A branch of a military force:
  3. An administrative or functional branch, as of an organization.
An area of specialized skill or knowledge, especially academic or vocational, that is related to but separate from other areas:
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  1. An area of specialized skill or knowledge, especially academic or vocational, that is related to but separate from other areas:
  2. A secondary woody stem or limb growing from the trunk or main stem of a tree or shrub or from another secondary limb.
  3. Any woody extension growing from the trunk or main stem, or from a main limb, of a tree or shrub
One of the branches of such a bifurcation or separation:
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  1. One of the branches of such a bifurcation or separation:
  2. The point at which such a bifurcation or separation occurs:
  3. The point where a river, road, etc. is divided into two or more branches, or where branches join to form a river, road, etc.
A side effect.
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  1. A side effect.
  2. A secondary or additional product; something produced, as in the course of a manufacture, in addition to the principal product.
  3. Anything produced in the course of making another thing; secondary or incidental product or result
The process by which words are formed from existing words or bases by adding affixes, as singer from sing or undo from do, by changing the shape of the word or base, as song from sing, or by adding an affix and changing the pronunciation of the word or base, as electricity from electric.
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  1. The process by which words are formed from existing words or bases by adding affixes, as singer from sing or undo from do, by changing the shape of the word or base, as song from sing, or by adding an affix and changing the pronunciation of the word or base, as electricity from electric.
  2. The origin and development of a word; etymology
  3. A deriving or being derived
(Chemistry) A compound derived or obtained from another and containing essential elements of the parent substance.
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  1. (Chemistry) A compound derived or obtained from another and containing essential elements of the parent substance.
  2. (Finance) A contract, as an option or futures contract, whose value depends on the value of the securities, commodities, etc. that form the basis of the contract
  3. The slope of the tangent line to the graph of a function at a given point.
A person who is an offspring, however remote, of a certain ancestor, family, group, etc.
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  1. A person who is an offspring, however remote, of a certain ancestor, family, group, etc.
  2. One whose descent can be traced to a particular individual or group:
  3. Something derived from a prototype or earlier form:
  1. A branch or offshoot of a plant.
  2. The act or process of growing out.
  3. A byproduct or consequence of an action or event.
The divestiture by a corporation of some of its assets or operations, accomplished by distributing to its stockholders shares of a new company formed to assume control over the divested parts
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  1. The divestiture by a corporation of some of its assets or operations, accomplished by distributing to its stockholders shares of a new company formed to assume control over the divested parts
  2. Alternative spelling of spin-off.
  3. A secondary benefit, product, development, etc., as a television series built around a character, situation, etc. from another series
A lateral division or subdivision of certain other plant parts, such as a root or flower cluster.
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  1. A lateral division or subdivision of certain other plant parts, such as a root or flower cluster.
  2. (--- Anatomy) An offshoot or a division of the main portion of a structure, especially that of a nerve, blood vessel, or lymphatic vessel; a ramus.
  3. A division of a business or other organization.
A particular section of a country, state, etc. divided off as for administration
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  1. A particular section of a country, state, etc. divided off as for administration
  2. The proportional distribution of a quantity or entity:
  3. (Biology) Cell division.
A subdivided part.
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  1. A subdivided part.
  2. One of the parts resulting from subdividing
  3. A reduction in area of a piece of land by dividing it up into two or more smaller parcels. A reduction in area of a piece of land by dividing it up into two or more smaller parcels.
The flexible twining or climbing stem of certain plants, such as the hop, woodbine, or bindweed.
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  1. The flexible twining or climbing stem of certain plants, such as the hop, woodbine, or bindweed.
  2. A plant having such stems
  3. (Botany) A climbing plant which climbs by its shoots growing in a helix around a support (distinct from a vine, which climbs using tendrils or suckers).
One who operates or manages something:
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  1. One who operates or manages something:
  2. (Botany) A twining bean plant, such as the scarlet runner.
  3. A smuggler:
The part of a vascular plant that is above ground, including the stem and leaves. The tips of shoots contain the apical meristem .
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  1. The part of a vascular plant that is above ground, including the stem and leaves. The tips of shoots contain the apical meristem .
  2. Action or motion like that of something shot, as of water from a hose
  3. A body of ore in a vein, usually elongated and vertical or steeply inclined
A little twig or spray
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  1. A little twig or spray
  2. A person as the offspring or scion of a family, institution, class, etc.
  3. A small shoot or twig of a plant.
Something like or suggestive of a sprout, as an offshoot or young person
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  1. Something like or suggestive of a sprout, as an offshoot or young person
  2. Such a growth from the germinating seed of any of various plants, as alfalfa or mung beans, eaten as a vegetable, as in salads or Asian dishes
  3. A young growth on a plant, as a stem or branch; shoot
A threadlike part of a climbing plant, often in a spiral form, supporting it by clinging to or coiling around an object
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  1. A threadlike part of a climbing plant, often in a spiral form, supporting it by clinging to or coiling around an object
  2. A twisting, slender structure by which a plant, such as a grape or cucumber, twines around and often climbs an object or another plant.
  3. (Botany) A thin, spirally coiling stem that attaches a plant to its support.
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