Part of speech:
A contoured crossbar having two U-shaped attachments that fit around the necks of a team of oxen or other draft animals, with a central ring for hitching the team to a cart, plow, or other load.
Two people or two things in close association:
To bind or tie closely; to fasten tightly.
Span is the amount of area or the amount of time that something encompasses.
Designating or of a system of telegraphy in which two messages may be sent simultaneously in opposite directions over a single circuit
The definition of separate is to pull apart, disconnect or divide.
form a pair or pairs
The quality or character of being twofold; dichotomy.
Two of the same kind connected or considered together.
(Chem.) A unit consisting of two or more joined atoms within a molecule; esp., a
Someone or something identical with another:
Tandem is a special bicycle built for two.
(Biology) One pair of homologous chromosomes resulting from the division of a tetrad during meiosis.
A group organized for work or activity:
The definition of jugate is two people or things joined together to make a pair.
A person or thing that corresponds to or closely resembles another, as in form or function
To occur in pairs.
(Quantum mechanics) A quantum state of a system with a spin of 1/2, such that there are two allowed values of the spin component, -1/2 and +1/2.
(Tennis) A tie, both players have the same number of points and one can win by scoring two additional points.
The one and the other:
To come together; to meet.
To provide with an adversary or competitor:
To divide is defined as to separate into two or more parts.
To separate; make or become distinct; divide
A crystal structure consisting of two intergrown crystals that are mirror images of each other. Mineral twins can form as result of defective crystal growth in response to stress from rock deformation or during magma cooling.
To engage in sexual intercourse in which the penis is inserted into the vagina.
(Intransitive, politics, dated) To agree with one of the opposite party or opinion to abstain from voting on specified questions or issues.
A thing formed by combining
Occurring in pairs; doubled or twinned:
Arranged or occurring in pairs; twin.
(Biology) The temporary union of two bacterial cells during which one cell transfers part or all of its genome to the other.
To disappear below the horizon:
To put or bring together so as to make one; combine or join into a whole
A hotel room, travel space, etc. for one person
- Span is used esp. of a pair of horses harnessed together
- Yoke applies to a pair of animals harnessed together for pulling a yoke of oxen
- A brace , meaning two of a kind, applies esp. to certain animals or game birds a brace of pheasants, hounds, etc.
- Couple applies to any two things of the same sort that are somehow associated a couple of dollars, or is used colloquially to mean several or a few I have to buy a couple of things
- Pair is used of two similar or corresponding things that are associated together or are necessary in twos for proper use a pair of socks or of a single thing made up of two corresponding parts a pair of scissors
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