Part of speech:
The degree to which a thing extends:
The act or process of spreading:
To move across; cross over
To ford is defined as to cross a river at a shallow place.
To extend or reach across
To span as an arch
(Wrestling) To go to the bridge position.
To travel over; go the length of
(Mathematics) A set that includes a given and similar set as a subset.
To join together with or as with a link or links
The duration of one cycle of a regularly recurring action or event.
To travel as far as:
To perform a cursory investigation, as to scope out.
To cause to extend from one place to another or across a given space:
To regulate (a mechanism) for a given speed or length of operation
The fact or state of continued being; life:
The duration of the life of someone or something.
The time when something specified flourishes, develops, takes place, or is popular, permitted, or at its best
The definition of a straddle is the act or position of sitting, standing or moving with the legs spread apart, or a refusal to make a decision.
To make fast or secure, as by locking, shutting, buttoning, etc.; fix firmly in place
To put fetters on; shackle.
To fasten, tie, or confine with or as with a rope
Any of the quantities in an equation that are connected to other quantities by a plus sign or a minus sign.
(Mathematics) The first or last term of a ratio or a series.
To become short or shorter
To direct or draw toward a common center; focus.
(Chem.) To cause molecules of (the same or different substances) to combine to form a more complex compound, often with elimination of a simple molecule, as water
The period during which someone or something exists
Two items of the same kind; a pair.
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:
(Biology) One pair of homologous chromosomes resulting from the division of a tetrad during meiosis.
(Nautical) To draw or drag something over.
Awareness or understanding of one's purpose or objectives:
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