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(Intransitive) To pass from one side or area, physical or abstract, to another.
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  1. (Intransitive) To pass from one side or area, physical or abstract, to another.
To go or extend across; pass from one side of to the other:
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  1. To go or extend across; pass from one side of to the other:
  2. To pass each other while moving in opposite directions
  3. (Sports) To propel (a ball or puck) as a cross, as in soccer.
To go, change, or be conveyed from one place, form, condition, circumstance, possession, etc. to another
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  1. To go, change, or be conveyed from one place, form, condition, circumstance, possession, etc. to another
  2. (--- Archaic) To cross; traverse
  3. To pronounce; utter:
To run in the same (width) track
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  1. To run in the same (width) track
  2. To assign (a student) to a curricular track.
  3. (Film) To track a moving object
The passage of a celestial body across the celestial meridian (the great circle on the celestial sphere passing through the celestial poles and an observer's zenith). For any observer, the object is at its highest in the sky at its transit of the observer's meridian.
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  1. The passage of a celestial body across the celestial meridian (the great circle on the celestial sphere passing through the celestial poles and an observer's zenith). For any observer, the object is at its highest in the sky at its transit of the observer's meridian.
  2. The passage of a smaller celestial body or its shadow across the disk of a larger celestial body. As observed from Earth, Mercury and Venus are the only planets of the solar system that make transits of the Sun, because they are the only planets with orbits that lie between Earth and the Sun. Mercury makes an average of 13 transits of the Sun each century. Transits of Venus across the Sun are much rarer, with only 7 of them having occurred between 1639 and 2004. In contrast, transits of Jupiter's moons across its disk are common occurrences.
  3. To revolve (the telescope of a surveying transit) about its horizontal transverse axis in order to reverse its direction.
To move in or form a zigzag:
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  1. To move in or form a zigzag:
  2. In a zigzag manner or pattern.
  3. In a zigzag course
To provide with, attach by, or mount on a pivot or pivots
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  1. To provide with, attach by, or mount on a pivot or pivots
  2. To cause to rotate, revolve, or turn:
  3. To turn on a pivot.
To cause to turn or rotate on or as if on a swivel
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  1. To cause to turn or rotate on or as if on a swivel
  2. To secure, fit, or support with a swivel.
  3. To turn or rotate on a swivel or an axis.
To direct the steering or course of (a vessel).
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  1. To direct the steering or course of (a vessel).
  2. In opposition or disagreement; against:
  3. To peruse carefully; study; fix in the memory
To test or check the condition or health of:
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  1. To test or check the condition or health of:
  2. To test by carefully questioning in order to find out the knowledge, skill, qualifications, etc. of (a student, witness, job applicant, etc.)
  3. To study or analyze:
(Idiomatic) To look at carefully; to scrutinize; to analyze.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To look at carefully; to scrutinize; to analyze.
  2. (Rugby) To score a try
  3. (Idiomatic) To create a response or impression.
To examine or review (troops, etc.) officially
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  1. To examine or review (troops, etc.) officially
  2. To examine carefully and critically, especially for flaws.
  3. To look at carefully; examine critically, esp. in order to detect flaws or errors
To read or examine, typically with great care.
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  1. To read or examine, typically with great care.
  2. To read in a casual or leisurely way
  3. To read carefully or thoroughly; study
To look at very carefully; examine closely; inspect minutely
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  1. To look at very carefully; examine closely; inspect minutely
  2. To examine something with great care.
  3. To audit accounts etc in order to verify them.
To read or look at carefully:
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  1. To read or look at carefully:
  2. To give attention, thought, or consideration to
  3. To apply oneself to learning, especially by reading:
To determine the location, form, or boundaries of (a tract of land) by measuring the lines and angles in accordance with the principles of geometry and trigonometry
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  1. To determine the location, form, or boundaries of (a tract of land) by measuring the lines and angles in accordance with the principles of geometry and trigonometry
  2. To examine for some specific purpose; inspect or consider carefully; review in detail
  3. To look over the parts, features, or contents of; view broadly:
To watch (a program, for example) on television.
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  1. To watch (a program, for example) on television.
  2. To think of (something) in a particular way; regard:
  3. To survey or study mentally; consider:
To cover or enclose
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  1. To cover or enclose
  2. (Slang) To look over carefully, esp. in preparation for an intended robbery
  3. To put into or cover with a case; encase.
To oppose directly and stubbornly; go against:
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  1. To oppose directly and stubbornly; go against:
  2. To pass (a task or duty) to another, especially so as to avoid responsibility:
  3. To resist stubbornly and obstinately; balk.
To summon to action, effort, or use; stimulate:
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  1. To summon to action, effort, or use; stimulate:
  2. To take exception to; call into question; dispute:
  3. An objection, exception, or other formal questioning of the capability or legal qualifications of a person, the existence of a right, or the legality of an action or thing. An objection, exception, or other formal questioning of the capability or legal qualifications of a person, the existence of a right, or the legality of an action or thing. An objection by a party or a lawyer to a potential juror or jury panel and his or her request that a judge disqualify the individual or the panel from hearing that party’s cause or trial. To call into question.
To fight for (ground, a military position, etc.); struggle to win or keep
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  1. To fight for (ground, a military position, etc.); struggle to win or keep
  2. To try to disprove or invalidate (something) as by argument or legal action; dispute
  3. To call into question and take an active stand against; dispute or challenge:
To oppose in any way; resist
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  1. To oppose in any way; resist
  2. To engage in discussion or argument; debate.
  3. To argue; debate
To set as an opposite in position:
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  1. To set as an opposite in position:
  2. To present in counterbalance or contrast:
  3. To contend with in speech or action; resist; withstand
To take action to defeat or thwart (an invading or occupying military force).
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  1. To take action to defeat or thwart (an invading or occupying military force).
  2. To oppose actively; fight, argue, or work against
  3. To withstand; oppose; fend off; stand firm against; withstand the action of
To be contrary or opposed to; go against
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  1. To be contrary or opposed to; go against
  2. To assert to be untrue, often by saying the opposite:
  3. To deny the statement of (a person)
To act or be in violation of (a law, directive, or principle, for example); violate:
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  1. To act or be in violation of (a law, directive, or principle, for example); violate:
  2. To go against; oppose; conflict with; violate
  3. To disagree with in argument; contradict
To raise arguments against; voice opposition to.
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  1. To raise arguments against; voice opposition to.
  2. To argue about; debate; discuss
  3. To argue or reason against; contradict; deny; dispute
To refuse to believe; reject:
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  1. To refuse to believe; reject:
  2. To refuse the request of (a person)
  3. To give a refusal to; turn down or away:
To deny or contradict (a former statement)
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  1. To deny or contradict (a former statement)
  2. (Law) To refuse to abide by (a contract, agreement, etc.); repudiate
  3. To deny, contradict or repudiate
To declare to be false; deny.
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  1. To declare to be false; deny.
  2. To contradict; to withsay; to deny, refute; to controvert; to dispute; to forbid.
  3. To deny
To make negative:
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  1. To make negative:
  2. (Computers) To perform the machine logic operation NOT gate.
  3. To deny the existence or truth of
To prove false; disprove
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  1. To prove false; disprove
  2. Devoid of evidence of a suspected condition or disease, as a diagnostic test.
  3. To deny; contradict
To oppose with argument; criticize adversely; call in question
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  1. To oppose with argument; criticize adversely; call in question
An elongated, offshore ridge of sand, gravel, or other unconsolidated sediment, formed by the action of waves or long-shore currents and submerged at least during high tide. Bars are especially common near the mouths of rivers or estuaries.
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  1. An elongated, offshore ridge of sand, gravel, or other unconsolidated sediment, formed by the action of waves or long-shore currents and submerged at least during high tide. Bars are especially common near the mouths of rivers or estuaries.
  2. A legal obstacle or barrier that prevents or destroys a legal action or claim, especially one that prevents the relitigation of an issue or the formation of a valid contract. See also double jeopardy, estoppel, merger, plea, and res judicata. A legal obstacle or barrier that prevents or destroys a legal action or claim, especially one that prevents the relitigation of an issue or the formation of a valid contract. See also double jeopardy, estoppel, merger, plea, and res judicata. To prevent, prohibit, or act as a bar to. In bar. As a bar to an action. For example, if a defendant in a criminal action was acquitted earlier of the same charges that he is now accused, he may plead double jeopardy in bar. At bar. Now before the court. For example, an action that is before the court may be referred to as the case at bar. The legal profession in general. A group of attorneys admitted to practice law in a particular jurisdiction or before a particular court or who practice in a common field or area of expertise in the law. The railing in a courtroom that separates the area used by the judge, lawyers, and court personnel to conduct judicial business from the seating provided for observers. See also bench.
  3. (Zool.) Either of the ends of the wall of a horse's hoof, curving inward toward the center of the sole
A barrier constructed across a road, especially as a military defence
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  1. A barrier constructed across a road, especially as a military defence
  2. A usually temporary structure set up to restrict or control the movement of people or conveyances:
  3. A usually improvised structure set up, as across a route of access, to obstruct the passage of an enemy or opponent.
A material formation or structure, such as a mountain range or wall, that prevents passage or access.
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  1. A material formation or structure, such as a mountain range or wall, that prevents passage or access.
  2. A movable gate that keeps racehorses in line before the start of a race.
  3. A thing that prevents passage or approach; obstruction, as a fence, wall, etc.
Sudden cessation of speech or a thought process without an immediate observable cause, sometimes considered a consequence of repression; mental block.
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  1. Sudden cessation of speech or a thought process without an immediate observable cause, sometimes considered a consequence of repression; mental block.
  2. A mold or form on which an item is shaped or displayed:
  3. One of a set of small wooden or plastic pieces, such as a cube, bar, or cylinder, used as a building toy.
A blocking or being blocked
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  1. A blocking or being blocked
  2. Something that blocks, or obstructs; obstacle
  3. A thing that is blocking
A weight, such as a block, attached to the leg of an animal to hinder movement.
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  1. A weight, such as a block, attached to the leg of an animal to hinder movement.
  2. A heavy, traditionally wooden-soled shoe.
  3. A shoe, sandal, etc. with a thick, usually wooden, sole: light clogs are used in clog dancing
A large basket, usually with a cover, as for laundry
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  1. A large basket, usually with a cover, as for laundry
  2. Necessary but encumbering equipment on a ship.
The state or act of hindering something
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  1. The state or act of hindering something
  2. Any person or thing that hinders; obstacle; impediment; obstruction
  3. Something which hinders: something that holds back or causes problems with something else.
A movable frame of wattled twigs, osiers, or withes and stakes, or sometimes of iron, used for enclosing land, for folding sheep and cattle, for gates, etc.; also, in fortification, used as revetments, and for other purposes.
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  1. A movable frame of wattled twigs, osiers, or withes and stakes, or sometimes of iron, used for enclosing land, for folding sheep and cattle, for gates, etc.; also, in fortification, used as revetments, and for other purposes.
  2. A race in which a series of such barriers must be jumped without the competitors' breaking their stride.
  3. A leaping step made off one foot as means of maximizing spring at the end of an approach, as to a dive.
A speech defect; stutter, lisp, stammer, etc.
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  1. A speech defect; stutter, lisp, stammer, etc.
  2. Anything preventing the making of a legal contract, esp. of a marriage contract
  3. A physical defect, especially one that interferes with speech.
Anything that gets in the way or hinders; impediment; obstruction; hindrance
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  1. Anything that gets in the way or hinders; impediment; obstruction; hindrance
  2. Something that stands in the way of or holds up progress:
Something that obstructs; an obstacle:
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  1. Something that obstructs; an obstacle:
  2. (Sports) The act of impeding another player in violation of the rules, as when a player impedes the progress of an opponent not in possession of the puck in ice hockey.
  3. The act of obstructing:
A break, pull, or tear in fabric.
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  1. A break, pull, or tear in fabric.
  2. A pulled thread in knitted material, causing a loop at the point where it is caught
  3. A piece, part, or point that sticks out, esp. one that is sharp or rough, as the broken end of a tree limb
(Nautical) A line used for securing something temporarily:
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  1. (Nautical) A line used for securing something temporarily:
  2. A device such as a key for closing the hole on a wind instrument.
  3. The act of stopping or the condition of being stopped:
Something resembling a wall in appearance or function, as the side or inside surface of a container or body cavity
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  1. Something resembling a wall in appearance or function, as the side or inside surface of a container or body cavity
  2. An extreme or desperate condition or position, such as defeat or ruin:
  3. Something resembling a wall in impenetrability or strength:
Crossing:
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  1. Crossing:
  2. That lies or extends across; crossing; transverse
Eager to oppose, especially wrongly; perverse.
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  1. Eager to oppose, especially wrongly; perverse.
  2. Lying or extending across something else; transverse; oblique
  3. Extending, lying, or passing across; transverse.
(Geometry, of an intersection) Not tangent: so that a nondegenerate angle is formed between the two things intersecting.
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  1. (Geometry, of an intersection) Not tangent: so that a nondegenerate angle is formed between the two things intersecting.
  2. Situated or lying across; crosswise.
  3. Lying, situated, placed, etc. across; crossing from side to side
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