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That strikes or is on strike
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  1. That strikes or is on strike
  2. Of that which makes a strong impression.
  3. Very noticeable or impressive; specif., very attractive in appearance
Worthy of remark or notice
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  1. Worthy of remark or notice
  2. Unusual; extraordinary
  3. Attracting or worthy of notice, especially for being unusual or extraordinary:
Characterized by excellence or distinction; eminent:
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  1. Characterized by excellence or distinction; eminent:
  2. Perceptible; noticeable:
  3. Worthy of notice; remarkable; outstanding
Having a bow, e.g. a bowed instrument is played with a bow
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  1. Having a bow, e.g. a bowed instrument is played with a bow
Attracting attention; interesting; striking
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  1. Attracting attention; interesting; striking
Requiring or exhibiting courage or daring:
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  1. Requiring or exhibiting courage or daring:
  2. Prominent and clear; striking and sharp
  3. Strong or pronounced; prominent:
Easy to see or perceive; obvious
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  1. Easy to see or perceive; obvious
  2. Attracting attention, as by being unusual or remarkable; noticeable.
  3. Easy to notice; obvious:
Visually attractive:
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  1. Visually attractive:
  2. Alternative spelling of eye-catching.
  3. Visually attractive
(Linguistics) Of or relating to that member of a pair of words or forms that explicitly denotes a particular subset of the meanings denoted by the other member of the pair. For example, of the two words lion and lioness, lion is unmarked for gender (it can denote either a male or female) whereas lioness is marked, since it denotes only females.
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  1. (Linguistics) Of or relating to that member of a pair of words or forms that explicitly denotes a particular subset of the meanings denoted by the other member of the pair. For example, of the two words lion and lioness, lion is unmarked for gender (it can denote either a male or female) whereas lioness is marked, since it denotes only females.
  2. Explicitly characterized by or having a particular linguistic feature. For example, girls is marked for plural in English, whereas sheep is not.
  3. (Linguistics) Of a word, form, or phoneme: distinguished by a positive feature.
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  1. Capable of being seen or noticed.
  2. Worthy of note; significant.
  3. Worthy of notice; significant:
That can or must be kept or celebrated
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  1. That can or must be kept or celebrated
  2. A measurable property of a physical system, such as mass or momentum. In quantum mechanics, observables correspond to mathematical operators used in the calculation of measurable quantities. Operators that do not commute , having a nonzero commutator , correspond to observables that cannot be precisely measured at the same time, such as momentum and position.
  3. That can be observed; visible; discernible; noticeable
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  1. Prominent or noticeable; standing out from others
  2. Prominent; distinguished; conspicuous
  3. Noticeable or conspicuous:
(Comparable) Sharp, barbed; not dull.
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  1. (Comparable) Sharp, barbed; not dull.
  2. Obviously directed at or making reference to a particular person or thing:
  3. Very evident; emphasized; conspicuous
Widely known; eminent:
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  1. Widely known; eminent:
  2. Projecting outward or upward from a line or surface; protuberant:
  3. Noticeable at once; conspicuous
Unmistakable or conspicuous
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  1. Unmistakable or conspicuous
  2. Strongly marked.
  3. Strongly marked; distinct:
Worthy of remark or notice
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  1. Worthy of remark or notice
  2. Unusual; extraordinary
  3. Attracting or worthy of notice, especially for being unusual or extraordinary:
A fluctuating quantity or impulse whose variations represent information. The amplitude or frequency of voltage, current, electric field strength, light, and sound can be varied as signals representing information.
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  1. A fluctuating quantity or impulse whose variations represent information. The amplitude or frequency of voltage, current, electric field strength, light, and sound can be varied as signals representing information.
  2. Notably out of the ordinary:
  3. Not average or ordinary; remarkable; notable
That strikes or is on strike
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  1. That strikes or is on strike
  2. Of that which makes a strong impression.
  3. Very noticeable or impressive; specif., very attractive in appearance
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