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A short form of the male given name Patrick.
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  1. A short form of the male given name Patrick.
  2. The sound made by a light stroke or tap or by light footsteps.
  3. A quick, gentle tap, touch, or stroke with the hand or some flat object
A kind of popular music in which rhymed verses are chanted or declaimed to the accompaniment of forceful and repetitive rhythms, played usually on drums or synthesizers
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  1. A kind of popular music in which rhymed verses are chanted or declaimed to the accompaniment of forceful and repetitive rhythms, played usually on drums or synthesizers
  2. A rap song or recording
  3. A composition or performance of such music.
A light, quick stroke; tap; pat
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  1. A light, quick stroke; tap; pat
  2. One skilful or proficient; an expert; an adept.
  3. A small, soft or moist bit of something
(North America) An exposed plumbing fitting; a tap or spigot; a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir.
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  1. (North America) An exposed plumbing fitting; a tap or spigot; a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir.
  2. A device with a hand-operated valve for regulating the flow of a liquid from a pipe, barrel, etc.; cock; tap
A small faucet or valve used in draining unwanted or excess water or air from pipes, radiators, boilers, etc.
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  1. A small faucet or valve used in draining unwanted or excess water or air from pipes, radiators, boilers, etc.
A gate regulating the flow of water in a sluice, channel, etc.
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  1. A gate regulating the flow of water in a sluice, channel, etc.
  2. (Anatomy) A membranous structure in a hollow organ or passage, as in an artery or vein, that folds or closes to prevent the return flow of the body fluid passing through it.
  3. (Archaic) Either of the halves of a double door or any of the leaves of a folding door
The stream of air and water rising from the blowhole of a whale
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  1. The stream of air and water rising from the blowhole of a whale
  2. A stream, jet, or discharge of or as of liquid from a spout
  3. A lip, orifice, or projecting tube, as on a teapot, in a drinking fountain, etc., by which a liquid is poured or discharged
A small piece of any material; scrap; bit; remnant
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  1. A small piece of any material; scrap; bit; remnant
  2. A small plot or piece of land, especially one that produces or is used for growing specific vegetation:
  3. A piece of material applied to cover or mend a hole or tear or to strengthen a weak spot
A small chain or band attached to a watch or bracelet to prevent loss.
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  1. A small chain or band attached to a watch or bracelet to prevent loss.
  2. Protection; watch:
  3. A person who protects, keeps watch, or acts as a sentinel:
Shelter or protection:
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  1. Shelter or protection:
  2. (Music) A cover version.
  3. Cover charge
The strengthening of a conditioned response by such means.
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  1. The strengthening of a conditioned response by such means.
  2. Additional personnel or equipment sent to support a military action.
  3. (Uncountable, behavioral psychology) The process whereby a behavior with desirable consequences comes to be repeated.
To flatten, shape, apply, etc. by patting
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  1. To flatten, shape, apply, etc. by patting
  2. To tap or stroke lightly with something flat
  3. To tap, touch, or stroke quickly or gently, esp. with the hand, as in affection, sympathy, or encouragement
To touch someone or something.
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  1. To touch someone or something.
  2. To touch a person or thing
  3. To be pertinent to; concern:
(Slang) To talk seriously and frankly with another or others, often in an informal setting
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  1. (Slang) To talk seriously and frankly with another or others, often in an informal setting
  2. (Slang) To discuss something freely and at length.
  3. To strike quickly and sharply; tap
To pierce or stamp with rows of holes, as those between postage stamps, to allow easy separation.
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  1. To pierce or stamp with rows of holes, as those between postage stamps, to allow easy separation.
  2. To pierce (a sheet of stamps, etc.) with holes in a row
  3. To pierce, punch, or bore a hole or holes in; penetrate.
To succeed in penetrating (something) with the eyes or the intellect:
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  1. To succeed in penetrating (something) with the eyes or the intellect:
  2. To pass into or through as a pointed instrument does; penetrate; stab
  3. To cut or pass through with or as if with a sharp instrument; stab or penetrate.
Simple past tense of bear
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  1. Simple past tense of bear
  2. Bear
  3. To bore a hole or passage
To teach or train by putting through repeated exercises
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  1. To teach or train by putting through repeated exercises
  2. To infuse knowledge of or skill in by repetitious instruction:
  3. To bore a hole or holes
To start a discussion of; bring up; introduce
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  1. To start a discussion of; bring up; introduce
  2. To cause to turn sideways to oncoming waves, especially large or breaking waves.
  3. To be overcome or submerged by a wave or surge of water.
To go into in a sharp, thrusting way
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  1. To go into in a sharp, thrusting way
  2. To pierce or wound with or as with a knife, etc.
  3. To pierce or wound with or as if with a pointed weapon.
To catch (fish, etc.) with a spear
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  1. To catch (fish, etc.) with a spear
  2. (--- Football) To block (an opponent) by ramming with the helmet, in violation of the rules.
  3. To pierce with a spear or other sharp object.
To put (gravel, for example) through a coarse sieve.
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  1. To put (gravel, for example) through a coarse sieve.
  2. To pierce with numerous holes; perforate:
  3. To affect every part of
To mark, pierce, cut, etc. with a spike or spikes, or impale on a spike
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  1. To mark, pierce, cut, etc. with a spike or spikes, or impale on a spike
  2. To impale, pierce, or injure with a spike.
  3. An elongated indeterminate inflorescence in which the flowers are attached directly to a common stem, rather than borne on individual stalks arising from the stem. The gladiolus produces spikes. The distinctive spikes of grasses such as wheat or barley are known as spikelets.
To attack or pierce with or as with a lance
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  1. To attack or pierce with or as with a lance
  2. To cut open (a boil, etc.) with or as with a lancet
  3. To pierce with a lance.
To hit (a golf ball) with a draw.
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  1. To hit (a golf ball) with a draw.
  2. To compose or write out in legal format:
  3. To bring about deliberately; provoke:
To distribute or spread (something), as if it were a liquid.
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  1. To distribute or spread (something), as if it were a liquid.
  2. To talk volubly and deeply. Usually implies telling the truth.
  3. To leave a place quickly, and in large numbers.
To draw off a liquid gradually as it forms.
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  1. To draw off a liquid gradually as it forms.
  2. To become empty by the drawing off of liquid:
  3. To draw off (liquid) gradually
To become empty:
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  1. To become empty:
  2. To remove the contents of:
  3. To transfer or pour off completely:
To hit; strike
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  1. To hit; strike
  2. To strike a blow or blows with the fist or some hard object; esp., to rap on a door
  3. To cause to be displaced or unengaged; force:
To perform rap music.
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  1. To perform rap music.
  2. To perform rap or a rap
  3. To utter sharply:
(Law) To direct the disposition of (property) to a person or persons in exercise of a power granted for this purpose by a preceding deed.
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  1. (Law) To direct the disposition of (property) to a person or persons in exercise of a power granted for this purpose by a preceding deed.
  2. To name or select officially for an office, position, etc.
  3. To make appointments to an office, position, etc.
To point out; mark out; indicate; specify
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  1. To point out; mark out; indicate; specify
  2. To select and set aside for a duty, office, or purpose:
  3. To give a name or title to; characterize:
To rise or accumulate:
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  1. To rise or accumulate:
  2. To achieve, produce, or attain:
  3. To draw up and execute in a suitable form:
To identify by the right name
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  1. To identify by the right name
  2. To specify or fix:
  3. To give a name or title to; entitle; style
To enter (a horse) in a horse race
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  1. To enter (a horse) in a horse race
  2. To propose as a candidate in an election or as one to be considered for an honor or prize:
  3. (Now Rare) To name, call, or designate
A pounding or clanking noise made by an engine, often as a result of faulty fuel combustion.
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  1. A pounding or clanking noise made by an engine, often as a result of faulty fuel combustion.
  2. The sound of a sharp blow on a hard surface.
  3. A hit; sharp or resounding blow; rap, as on a door
A kind of popular music in which rhymed verses are chanted or declaimed to the accompaniment of forceful and repetitive rhythms, played usually on drums or synthesizers
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  1. A kind of popular music in which rhymed verses are chanted or declaimed to the accompaniment of forceful and repetitive rhythms, played usually on drums or synthesizers
  2. A rap song or recording
  3. A composition or performance of such music.
To become empty by the drawing off of liquid:
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  1. To become empty by the drawing off of liquid:
  2. To draw off a liquid gradually as it forms.
  3. To draw off (liquid) gradually
To hit (a golf ball) with a draw.
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  1. To hit (a golf ball) with a draw.
  2. To compose or write out in legal format:
  3. To bring about deliberately; provoke:
  1. To release.
  2. To allow to operate at higher speed by adjusting controls.
  3. (Of clothing) To enlarge by adjusting one or more seams.
To raise or move (fluids) with a pump
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  1. To raise or move (fluids) with a pump
  2. To operate a pump.
  3. To force in, draw out, drive, move up and down, pour forth, etc. by means of a pump or as a pump does
To grow large; bulge:
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  1. To grow large; bulge:
  2. To equip (a room or telephone circuit, for example) with a concealed electronic listening device.
  3. An insect, spider, or similar organism. Not in scientific use.
To connect a concealed listening or recording device to (a telephone line).
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  1. To connect a concealed listening or recording device to (a telephone line).
  2. The listening in of any wire or oral communication by use of electronic or mechanical means; generally illegal where both parties to the communication are unaware of the wiretap. Unauthorized use or possession of wiretap devices is prohibited under state and federal law.
  3. The act of placing an electronic device to listen in on oral communications. See also bugging, and pen register.
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