Part of speech:
(Countable, basketball) A slam dunk.
The course, development, or movement of some activity, business, etc.
A range of power or influence:
The range of one's perceptions, thoughts, or actions:
Range or scope of influence or effect:
Maximum range of capability (of a weapon, radio, detector, fuel supply, etc.).
A range of control or influence:
Full extent or range; reach; scope; specif., range of tones, as of a voice
(Sports) A movement of the upper torso and arms for the purpose of striking a ball, as in golf or tennis.
Forward course; development
A unit of such a curriculum:
An unbroken length, tract, or space; continuous extent or distance
Remoteness of place; a remote place.
To extend, stretch, reach, or pass over or across
To lay in a cross direction; to cross.
To interfere with; thwart or obstruct:
(Informal) To fight, quarrel, or argue
Embroil is defined as to involve someone in an argument or confusion.
(Computers) To cause text or other graphics in a window or frame to appear larger on the screen.
To whisk is defined as to move something or someone very quickly, or to beat or mix foods using a special kitchen tool, also called a whisk.
To vacuum is to clean using a tool that sucks dirt or other elements into a storage container.
To swoop is to move or arc downward through the air rapidly, or to come in quickly and seize something, or to carry out an unexpected attack.
1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.4:
To run or range about, as in search or pursuit
To be removable:
To descend with little or no engine power, using airflow to control lift
To carry or transport in an aircraft or spacecraft:
To present; offer:
To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.
The graph of a function on a coordinate plane. In this technical sense, straight lines, circles, and waves are all curves.
To use a brush on; clean, polish, paint, smooth, etc. with a brush
A city of central Oregon on the Deschutes River in the eastern foothills of the Cascade Range.
To clean or put in order:
In a clear manner; so as to be clear
To manage or navigate (a boat or ship)
To signal or express by waving the hand or an object held in the hand:
To wield, wave, or exhibit dramatically.
To wave, shake, or exhibit in a menacing, challenging, or exultant way; flourish
A region; sphere; area
The amount or degree to which something is or can be extended; range; extent
An expanded part:
Territory is a plot of land controlled by a specific person, animal or country, or where a person has knowledge, rights or responsibilities.
A suitable setting or occasion:
To mop is to clean or wipe up with a cleaning tool.
Extent or distance from beginning to end:
An organized effort by supporters of a common goal:
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