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(Sports) A designated route or area on which a race is held:
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  1. (Sports) A designated route or area on which a race is held:
  2. Development in a particular way; progress:
  3. A typical, natural, or customary manner of proceeding or developing:
Advance toward perfection or to a higher or better state; improvement
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  1. Advance toward perfection or to a higher or better state; improvement
  2. Forward or onward movement, as toward a destination:
  3. Forward course; development
A single uninterrupted movement, especially when repeated or in a back-and-forth motion:
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  1. A single uninterrupted movement, especially when repeated or in a back-and-forth motion:
  2. (Mech.) Any of a series of continuous, often reciprocating, movements; specif., a single movement of a piston from one end of its range to the other, constituting a half revolution of the engine
  3. A single effort to do, produce, or accomplish something, esp. a successful effort
The area or sphere in which an activity takes place:
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  1. The area or sphere in which an activity takes place:
  2. The opportunity or freedom to wander or explore:
  3. The maximum extent or distance limiting operation, action, or effectiveness, as of a sound, radio signal, instrument, firearm, or aircraft:
A device used to determine geographical direction, usually consisting of a magnetic needle mounted on a pivot, aligning itself naturally with the Earth's magnetic field so that it points to the Earth's geomagnetic north or south pole.
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  1. A device used to determine geographical direction, usually consisting of a magnetic needle mounted on a pivot, aligning itself naturally with the Earth's magnetic field so that it points to the Earth's geomagnetic north or south pole.
  2. Range or scope, as of understanding, perception, or authority:
  3. Full extent or range; reach; scope; specif., range of tones, as of a voice
The range or extent of action, inquiry, etc., or of an activity, concept, etc.
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  1. The range or extent of action, inquiry, etc., or of an activity, concept, etc.
  2. The extent of the mind's grasp; range of perception or understanding
  3. The range of one's perceptions, thoughts, or actions:
To paint, or make clean or bright with a brush.
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  1. To paint, or make clean or bright with a brush.
  2. (Idiomatic) To review; to improve an existing but rusty or underdeveloped skill.
(Informal) All the way; completely:
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  1. (Informal) All the way; completely:
  2. To become clear, unclouded, etc.
  3. In a clear manner; so as to be clear
To make things clean or orderly:
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  1. To make things clean or orderly:
  2. To clean or put in order:
(Idiomatic) to prepare for use, to get ready
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  1. (Idiomatic) to prepare for use, to get ready
To wave or flourish (something, often a weapon) in a menacing, defiant, or excited way.
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  1. To wave or flourish (something, often a weapon) in a menacing, defiant, or excited way.
To be at the peak of development, activity, influence, production, etc.; be in one's prime
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  1. To be at the peak of development, activity, influence, production, etc.; be in one's prime
  2. To wave (a sword, arm, hat, etc.) in the air; brandish
  3. To wield, wave, or exhibit dramatically.
A disturbance, oscillation, or vibration, either of a medium and moving through that medium (such as water and sound waves), or of some quantity with different values at different points in space, moving through space (such as electromagnetic waves or a quantum mechanical wave described by the wave function).
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  1. A disturbance, oscillation, or vibration, either of a medium and moving through that medium (such as water and sound waves), or of some quantity with different values at different points in space, moving through space (such as electromagnetic waves or a quantum mechanical wave described by the wave function).
  2. To have the form of a series of curves or undulations
  3. To signal by moving a hand, arm, light, etc. to and fro
(Painting) The depicting of distance, as in a landscape
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  1. (Painting) The depicting of distance, as in a landscape
  2. (Horse Racing) A space that is a certain distance back from the finish line: in order to be qualified for future heats, a horse must have reached this space by the time the winner has completed the course
  3. The extent of space between points on a measured course.
A wide and open extent, as of surface, land, or sky.
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  1. A wide and open extent, as of surface, land, or sky.
  2. A large, open area or unbroken surface; wide extent; great breadth
  3. The distance or amount of expansion.
A period of increased economic or business activity.
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  1. A period of increased economic or business activity.
  2. An increase in the volume of a substance while its mass remains the same. Expansion is usually due to heating. When substances are heated, the molecular bonds between their particles are weakened, and the particles move faster, causing the substance to expand.
  3. The amount, degree, or extent of expansion
The space, amount, or degree to which a thing extends; size; length; breadth
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  1. The space, amount, or degree to which a thing extends; size; length; breadth
  2. The range, magnitude, or distance over which a thing extends:
  3. An extensive space or area:
A continuous, uninterrupted extent or stretch
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  1. A continuous, uninterrupted extent or stretch
  2. The extent or distance something can reach:
  3. The distance or extent covered in stretching, obtaining, influencing, etc.
The region of the universe beyond Earth's atmosphere. &diamf3; The part of this region within the solar system is known as interplanetary space . &diamf3; The part of this region beyond the solar system but within the Milky Way or within another galaxy is known as interstellar space . &diamf3; The part of this region between the Milky Way and other galaxies is known as intergalactic space .
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  1. The region of the universe beyond Earth's atmosphere. &diamf3; The part of this region within the solar system is known as interplanetary space . &diamf3; The part of this region beyond the solar system but within the Milky Way or within another galaxy is known as interstellar space . &diamf3; The part of this region between the Milky Way and other galaxies is known as intergalactic space .
  2. (--- Mathematics) A set of elements or points satisfying specified geometric postulates:
  3. An area provided for a particular purpose:
A number of points offered to equalize the chances of winning in a wager on a competition, usually between sports teams.
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  1. A number of points offered to equalize the chances of winning in a wager on a competition, usually between sports teams.
  2. The extent or limit to which something is or can be spread:
  3. An expanse; extent; stretch; compass
A continuous or unbroken length, area, or expanse:
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  1. A continuous or unbroken length, area, or expanse:
  2. (Baseball) A series of movements in which a pitcher, standing with the glove side facing home plate, raises both hands to the height of the head and then lowers them to the chest or waist for a short pause before pitching the ball. It is used especially when runners are on base because it gives base runners less time to steal than they have during a full windup.
  3. An unbroken length, tract, or space; continuous extent or distance
(Archaic) An external boundary; a circuit.
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  1. (Archaic) An external boundary; a circuit.
  2. The limits or scope; bounds
  3. Sphere or scope, as of influence.
A device used to determine geographical direction, usually consisting of a magnetic needle mounted on a pivot, aligning itself naturally with the Earth's magnetic field so that it points to the Earth's geomagnetic north or south pole.
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  1. A device used to determine geographical direction, usually consisting of a magnetic needle mounted on a pivot, aligning itself naturally with the Earth's magnetic field so that it points to the Earth's geomagnetic north or south pole.
  2. Range or scope, as of understanding, perception, or authority:
  3. Full extent or range; reach; scope; specif., range of tones, as of a voice
The act of extending or the condition of being extended:
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  1. The act of extending or the condition of being extended:
  2. Any of the telephones connected to a PBX or other telephone system, each having a number assigned for direct calling; also, the number so assigned
  3. The amount or degree to which something is or can be extended; range; extent
An extensive space or area:
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  1. An extensive space or area:
  2. Range or limits of anything; scope; coverage
  3. The range, magnitude, or distance over which a thing extends:
The path followed by a celestial body or artificial satellite as it revolves around another body due to the force of gravity. Orbits are nearly elliptical or circular in shape and are very closely approximated by Kepler's laws of planetary motion.
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  1. The path followed by a celestial body or artificial satellite as it revolves around another body due to the force of gravity. Orbits are nearly elliptical or circular in shape and are very closely approximated by Kepler's laws of planetary motion.
  2. The sphere of influence, as of a nation
  3. The range or extent of one's experience or activity
The main part of a statute, as distinguished from its preamble or post script; scope; area of operation. The main part of a statute, as distinguished from its preamble or post script; scope; area of operation.
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  1. The main part of a statute, as distinguished from its preamble or post script; scope; area of operation. The main part of a statute, as distinguished from its preamble or post script; scope; area of operation.
  2. Range of sight or understanding
  3. The extent or range of activity, function, power, or competence; scope.
The difference between the smallest and largest values in a set of data. If the lowest test score of a group of students is 54 and the highest is 94, the range is 40.
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  1. The difference between the smallest and largest values in a set of data. If the lowest test score of a group of students is 54 and the highest is 94, the range is 40.
  2. The area or sphere in which an activity takes place:
  3. The maximum extent or distance limiting operation, action, or effectiveness, as of a sound, radio signal, instrument, firearm, or aircraft:
A continuous, uninterrupted extent or stretch
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  1. A continuous, uninterrupted extent or stretch
  2. The distance or extent covered in stretching, obtaining, influencing, etc.
  3. Range or scope of influence or effect:
(Ecol.) Any of the primary biogeographic regions of the earth
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  1. (Ecol.) Any of the primary biogeographic regions of the earth
  2. An area or sphere, as of knowledge or activity:
  3. A region; sphere; area
The range or extent of action, inquiry, etc., or of an activity, concept, etc.
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  1. The range or extent of action, inquiry, etc., or of an activity, concept, etc.
  2. The extent of the mind's grasp; range of perception or understanding
  3. The range of one's perceptions, thoughts, or actions:
Any round body or figure having the surface equally distant from the center at all points; globe; ball
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  1. Any round body or figure having the surface equally distant from the center at all points; globe; ball
  2. A place, range, or extent of knowledge, experience, influence, etc.
  3. A range or extent of knowledge, interest, or activity:
A regular movement up or down, as in stock prices.
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  1. A regular movement up or down, as in stock prices.
  2. The course, development, or movement of some activity, business, etc.
  3. (Politics) In an election, the increase or decrease in the number of votes for opposition parties compared with votes for the incumbent party.
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