Ill repute, disgrace, or infamy resulting from this
A sharp reprimand
A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque.
The shortening and thickening of a muscle for the purpose of exerting force on or causing movement of a body part.
(Computers) The process by which data is compressed into a form that minimizes the space required to store or transmit it.
Responsibility for a fault or wrong
One that restricts, limits, or regulates; a check:
A metal bar bent to form a right angle at each end, for holding together blocks of stone, timbers, etc.
A restricting or being restricted
An arrangement of links and a hook in a fireplace for raising and lowering a kettle.
A feeling of tightness or pressure:
A limited train or bus.
A ball bowled outside of the batsman's reach, counting as a run for the batting team in cricket.
(Med.) A narrowing, or constriction, of a passage, duct, opening, etc.
Authority or ability to manage or direct:
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