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strī'kĭng
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Attracting attention, as by being unusual or remarkable; noticeable.
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  1. Attracting attention, as by being unusual or remarkable; noticeable.
  2. Easy to see or perceive; obvious
  3. Easy to notice; obvious:
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  1. Capable of being seen or noticed.
  2. Worthy of note; significant.
  3. Worthy of notice; significant:
Attracting attention; interesting; striking
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  1. Attracting attention; interesting; striking
Having the power to attract:
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  1. Having the power to attract:
  2. Pleasing to the senses or mind, as by being beautiful:
  3. That attracts or has the power to attract; esp., pleasing, charming, pretty, handsome, etc.
Appealing
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  1. Appealing
  2. Capable of being impressed.
  3. Making a strong positive impression; inspiring admiration or awe:
Causing surprise; amazing
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  1. Causing surprise; amazing
  2. That is or are a surprise.
Causing astonishment in; causing to be astonished.
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Surprising:
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  1. Surprising:
  2. Of a strikingly attractive appearance.
  3. (Informal) Remarkably attractive, excellent, etc.
That staggers
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  1. That staggers
  2. Incredible, overwhelming, amazing.
  3. That causes one to stagger; astonishing; overwhelming; specif., astonishingly great
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  1. More than usual.
  2. Unlike what is expected; differing in some way from the norm.
  3. Not usual or common; rare; exceptional
Not usual or accustomed:
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  1. Not usual or accustomed:
  2. Not customary or habitual; unusual; infrequent; strange.
  3. Not common, usual, or habitual; uncharacteristic or atypical
Exceptional; extraordinary; remarkable
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  1. Exceptional; extraordinary; remarkable
  2. (Grammar) Of, relating to, or being a noun, pronoun, or adjective denoting a single person or thing or several entities considered as a single unit.
  3. (Archaic) Existing apart from others; separate; individual
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:
Going far beyond the ordinary degree, measure, limit, etc.; very unusual; exceptional; remarkable
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  1. Going far beyond the ordinary degree, measure, limit, etc.; very unusual; exceptional; remarkable
  2. Employed or used for a special service, function, or occasion:
  3. Highly exceptional; remarkable:
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  1. Prominent or noticeable; standing out from others
  2. Noticeable or conspicuous:
  3. Prominent; distinguished; conspicuous
Projecting outward or upward from a line or surface; protuberant:
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  1. Projecting outward or upward from a line or surface; protuberant:
  2. Widely known; eminent:
  3. Noticeable at once; conspicuous
Possessing the power to charm or allure; captivating.
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  1. Possessing the power to charm or allure; captivating.
  2. Having interesting qualities; captivating; attractive.
Deserving notice or attention; notable; remarkable:
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  1. Deserving notice or attention; notable; remarkable:
  2. Worthy of note; deserving notice; outstanding; remarkable; notable
Celebrated; eminent
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  1. Celebrated; eminent
  2. Having a dignified appearance or demeanor
  3. Characterized by excellence or distinction; eminent:
Worth being remembered or noted; remarkable:
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  1. Worth being remembered or noted; remarkable:
(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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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. That can be observed; visible; discernible; noticeable
  3. 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.
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  1. Prominent or noticeable; standing out from others
  2. Noticeable or conspicuous:
  3. Prominent; distinguished; 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:
Most important or notable
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  1. Most important or notable
  2. Standing out from the rest; noticeable; conspicuous; prominent
  3. Strikingly conspicuous; prominent.
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
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