Part of speech:
The act or process of spreading:
To move across; cross over
To ford is defined as to cross a river at a shallow place.
The degree to which a thing extends:
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 make fast or secure, as by locking, shutting, buttoning, etc.; fix firmly in place
To put fetters on; shackle.
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 fasten, tie, or confine with or as with a rope
To perform a cursory investigation, as to scope out.
To cause to extend from one place to another or across a given space:
Any of the quantities in an equation that are connected to other quantities by a plus sign or a minus sign.
To regulate (a mechanism) for a given speed or length of operation
(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 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 period during which someone or something exists
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.
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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