(Mathematics) A transcendental number, approximately 3.14159, represented by the symbol π, that expresses the ratio of the circumference to the diameter of a circle and appears as a constant in many mathematical expressions.
A choice center cut of meat, as of beef:
(--- Informal) A person with flat feet.
To sneak or go about quietly, as a detective; act with stealth
One, especially a detective, who investigates.
The definition of operative is in force, functioning or having control, or refers to something that has the most significance or the greatest importance.
(Slang) A private detective
A private investigator or private detective who specializes in finding people who have attempted to disappear.
An officer on a police force, ranking next below a superintendent or police chief
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