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Anything appended; adjunct
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  1. Anything appended; adjunct
  2. Something added or attached to an entity of greater importance or size; an adjunct.
  3. (Biology) A part or organ, such as an arm, leg, tail, or fin, that is joined to the axis or trunk of a body.
(Old Poet.) Any wing feather
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  1. (Old Poet.) Any wing feather
  2. The outer rear edge of the wing of a bird, containing the primary flight feathers.
  3. (Ornithology) The outermost section of a bird's wing
A sheath or outer covering, especially around the spinal cord or over the hindwings of certain insects.
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  1. A sheath or outer covering, especially around the spinal cord or over the hindwings of certain insects.
  2. Either of the modified forewings of a beetle or related insect that encase the thin hind wings used in flight.
  3. Either of the front pair of modified, usually thickened, wings in certain insects, esp. beetles, which act as protective covering for the rear wings
Either of two movable flaps on the wings of an airplane that can be used to control the plane's rolling and banking movements.
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  1. Either of two movable flaps on the wings of an airplane that can be used to control the plane's rolling and banking movements.
  2. A hinged surface that is part of the back edge of each wing on an airplane. The ailerons are moved up or down to create uneven lift on the sides of the plane to control its rolling and tilting movements.
  3. A pilot-controlled airfoil attached to, in, or near the trailing edge of an airplane wing, for controlling the rolling movements of the airplane
A part with a flat or curved surface, as a wing, rudder, etc., specifically designed to keep an aircraft up or control its movements by reacting to the air through which it moves
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  1. A part with a flat or curved surface, as a wing, rudder, etc., specifically designed to keep an aircraft up or control its movements by reacting to the air through which it moves
  2. A similar winglike surface designed to improve stability for high-speed cars and boats; spoiler
  3. A structure having a shape that provides lift, propulsion, stability, or directional control in a flying object. An aircraft wing provides lift by causing air to pass at a higher speed over the wing than below it, resulting in greater pressure below than above. Propellers are airfoils that are spun rapidly to provide propulsion.
A building added on to a larger one or an auxiliary building situated near a main one.
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  1. A building added on to a larger one or an auxiliary building situated near a main one.
  2. A nearby building used as an addition to the main building
  3. A section added as to a document; addendum
A former English unit of measure, mainly for cloth, equal to 45 inches, or any of various other European measures of different lengths
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  1. A former English unit of measure, mainly for cloth, equal to 45 inches, or any of various other European measures of different lengths
  2. (Biology) A protein found in a Cajal body.
  3. An extension usually at right angles to one end of a building.
An adding of two or more numbers to get a number called the sum
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  1. An adding of two or more numbers to get a number called the sum
  2. (Mathematics) The operation that, for positive integers, consists of increasing by a definite number of increments of 1. The operation is extended to other numbers according to the additive properties of positive integers and other algebraic properties.
  3. A thing or part added; increase; specif., a room or rooms added to a building
A plan for an anticipated course of action:
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  1. A plan for an anticipated course of action:
  2. A thing or part that extends outward beyond a prevailing line or surface:
  3. In map making, the representation on a plane of the earth's surface (or the celestial sphere) or of a part thereof
A building used for the meetings, entertainments, or living quarters of a fraternity, sorority, church, or other social or religious organization.
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  1. A building used for the meetings, entertainments, or living quarters of a fraternity, sorority, church, or other social or religious organization.
  2. A building containing public offices or the headquarters of an organization, for transacting business, holding meetings, etc.
  3. The group of students using such a building:
Any distinct, constituent part
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  1. Any distinct, constituent part
  2. A part of a city, country, etc.; district or region
  3. A part separated or removed by cutting; slice; division
The proportional distribution of a quantity or entity:
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  1. The proportional distribution of a quantity or entity:
  2. A particular section of a country, state, etc. divided off as for administration
  3. Anything separated or distinguished from the whole or from the larger unit of which it is a part
A portion, division, piece, or segment of a whole.
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  1. A portion, division, piece, or segment of a whole.
  2. Any of several equal portions or fractions that can constitute a whole or into which a whole can be divided:
  3. An organ, member, or other division of an organism:
An exuberant or transcendent effort or display:
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  1. An exuberant or transcendent effort or display:
  2. The act or process of flying through the air by means of wings.
  3. A flight arrow
A small mobile unit, especially of motorized police, capable of moving quickly into action, as during an emergency.
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  1. A small mobile unit, especially of motorized police, capable of moving quickly into action, as during an emergency.
A long, mappable body of rock that is recognizable by its physical characteristics and by its location within the rock record.
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  1. A long, mappable body of rock that is recognizable by its physical characteristics and by its location within the rock record.
  2. (Geology) A primary unit in the mapping of rock strata, consisting of a set of contemporaneous rocks having the same characteristics and origin.
  3. The act or process of forming something or of taking form.
The conservative or reactionary faction of a group.
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  1. The conservative or reactionary faction of a group.
  2. The more conservative or reactionary section of a political party or group
The more liberal or radical section of a political party, group, etc.
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  1. The more liberal or radical section of a political party, group, etc.
The point in time when an action, event, or phenomenon ceases or is completed; the conclusion:
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  1. The point in time when an action, event, or phenomenon ceases or is completed; the conclusion:
  2. The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary:
  3. (Football) A player at either end of the line
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. An additional telephone connected to a main line.
  3. (Ballet) The act or an instance of extending either leg at any angle from the body
(Loosely) The outer side of the upper part of the human thigh
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  1. (Loosely) The outer side of the upper part of the human thigh
  2. (Mil.) The right or left side of a formation or force, or of the projection of a bastion
  3. The fleshy side of a person or animal between the ribs and the hip
The right or left half of a human or animal body, esp. either half of the trunk
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  1. The right or left half of a human or animal body, esp. either half of the trunk
  2. One of two or more contrasted parts or places within an area, identified by its location with respect to a center:
  3. A distinct aspect:
(Geom.) A part of a figure, esp. of a circle or sphere, marked off or made separate by a line or plane, as a part of a circular area bounded by an arc and its chord
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  1. (Geom.) A part of a figure, esp. of a circle or sphere, marked off or made separate by a line or plane, as a part of a circular area bounded by an arc and its chord
  2. The portion of a sphere included between a pair of parallel planes that intersect it or are tangent to it.
  3. (Mathematics) The portion of a line between any two points on the line.
That part of a stage, as the wings, not visible to the audience
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  1. That part of a stage, as the wings, not visible to the audience
The area behind a stage, especially that of the dressing rooms.
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  1. The area behind a stage, especially that of the dressing rooms.
The part or side of anything that is less often used, seen, etc.
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  1. The part or side of anything that is less often used, seen, etc.
  2. (Sports) A player positioned behind many of his or her teammates, as a running back in football or a halfback in soccer
  3. The part opposite to or behind that adapted for view or use:
Plural form of flat
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(entertainment) In a television studio, theatre or concert hall, the room where performers await their entrance.
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  1. (entertainment) In a television studio, theatre or concert hall, the room where performers await their entrance.
  2. (Surfing) The inside of a tube (ie. of a wave making a tube).
To inflict a wound or wounds (on or upon); hurt; injure
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  1. To inflict a wound or wounds (on or upon); hurt; injure
  2. To inflict wounds or a wound:
  3. To inflict wounds or a wound on.
To cause physical harm to; hurt:
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  1. To cause physical harm to; hurt:
  2. To cause distress to; wound:
  3. To offend (one's feelings, pride, etc.); wound
A nearby building used as an addition to the main building
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  1. A nearby building used as an addition to the main building
  2. A wing added to a building
  3. A building added on to a larger one or an auxiliary building situated near a main one.
A weapon, especially a firearm:
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  1. A weapon, especially a firearm:
  2. An upper limb of the human body, connecting the hand and wrist to the shoulder.
  3. A support for the arm on a chair, sofa, etc.
Traction applied to a fractured or dislocated limb so as to bring it into its normal position
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  1. Traction applied to a fractured or dislocated limb so as to bring it into its normal position
  2. A program in a university, college, or school offering academic instruction to nontraditional students, such as working adults, who cannot attend classes at the usual place and time.
  3. (Ballet) The act or an instance of extending either leg at any angle from the body
A fiduciary relationship in which a person or entity act, by mutual consent, for the benefit of another and bind the other party by words or deeds. See agent, authority, fiduciary and principal.
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  1. A fiduciary relationship in which a person or entity act, by mutual consent, for the benefit of another and bind the other party by words or deeds. See agent, authority, fiduciary and principal.
  2. The business office or district of such a person, firm, etc.
  3. An administrative division of a government or international body.
A branch of a military force:
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  1. A branch of a military force:
  2. Any combatant branch of the military forces
  3. An administrative or functional branch, as of an organization.
(--- Anatomy) An offshoot or a division of the main portion of a structure, especially that of a nerve, blood vessel, or lymphatic vessel; a ramus.
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  1. (--- Anatomy) An offshoot or a division of the main portion of a structure, especially that of a nerve, blood vessel, or lymphatic vessel; a ramus.
  2. A division or a separately located unit of an organization
  3. A division of a business or other organization.
A division of a school or college dealing with a particular field of knowledge:
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  1. A division of a school or college dealing with a particular field of knowledge:
  2. A military subdivision of a country; as, the Department of the Potomac.
  3. A division of a business specializing in a particular product or service:
A particular section of a country, state, etc. divided off as for administration
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  1. A particular section of a country, state, etc. divided off as for administration
  2. The proportional distribution of a quantity or entity:
  3. A particular department of a government, business, school, or other organization
An instrument or means of communication, especially a periodical issued by a political party, business firm, or other group.
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  1. An instrument or means of communication, especially a periodical issued by a political party, business firm, or other group.
  2. A means or instrument for the performance of some action
  3. An instrument or agency dedicated to the performance of specified functions:
To move (wings or arms, for example) up and down.
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  1. To move (wings or arms, for example) up and down.
  2. To cause to move or sway with a fluttering or waving motion:
  3. To move back and forth or up and down as in beating the air, usually with some noise
To fly lightly and rapidly; flutter
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  1. To fly lightly and rapidly; flutter
  2. (Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
  3. (Scot., North Eng.) To move to other quarters, esp. by stealth
  1. Flutter
  2. To move quickly from one condition or location to another
  3. To move about rapidly and nimbly
To flap the wings without flying.
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  1. To flap the wings without flying.
  2. To move with quick vibrations, flaps, etc.
  3. To move or fall in a manner suggestive of tremulous flight:
To avoid; shun:
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  1. To avoid; shun:
  2. (Baseball) To hit a fly ball.
  3. To cause to fly or float in the air:
(Informal) To move or proceed quickly
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  1. (Informal) To move or proceed quickly
  2. To move along through the air:
  3. To be moved forward by means of a sail or sails
To withdraw support from or abandon a party, group, etc.
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  1. To withdraw support from or abandon a party, group, etc.
  2. To arrange or roll (lengths of cloth, for example) on or in a bolt.
  3. To start suddenly and run away:
(Brit.) To ride (a horse) at a fast pace
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  1. (Brit.) To ride (a horse) at a fast pace
  2. To hold, carry, or put in a bucket:
  3. To move or drive rapidly or recklessly
To hurry busily or with much fuss and bother
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  1. To hurry busily or with much fuss and bother
  2. To move or cause to move energetically and busily.
  3. To teem or abound (usually followed by with); to exhibit an energetic and active abundance (of a thing). See also bustle with.
To throw, shoot, or send out suddenly and fast
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  1. To throw, shoot, or send out suddenly and fast
  2. To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.
  3. To move suddenly and rapidly:
To throw so as to break; smash
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  1. To throw so as to break; smash
  2. To move swiftly or impetuously; rush
  3. To write hastily. Often used with off :
To hasten.
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  1. To hasten.
  2. To hurry; speed
To appear or occur suddenly:
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  1. To appear or occur suddenly:
  2. To move or proceed rapidly:
  3. (Slang) To think of or remember something suddenly:
To move swiftly; flit; fly
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  1. To move swiftly; flit; fly
  2. (Naut.) To change the position of (a rope, pulley block, etc.)
  3. To cause (time) to pass quickly.
(Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
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  1. (Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
  2. (Scot., North Eng.) To move to other quarters, esp. by stealth
  3. To move quickly from one condition or location to another.
To run away from; flee from; avoid
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  1. To run away from; flee from; avoid
  2. To move through the air by using wings, as a bird does
  3. Any of numerous insects of the order Diptera, having one pair of wings and large compound eyes. Flies include the houseflies, horseflies, and mosquitoes.
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  1. (Rare) hasten
  2. To hasten or cause to hasten.
To cause to move or act swiftly:
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  1. To cause to move or act swiftly:
  2. To move in a quick fashion.
  3. To cause to be or come faster; speed up; accelerate
To cause to occur or be done more rapidly or too rapidly; accelerate the preparation or completion of; urge on
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  1. To cause to occur or be done more rapidly or too rapidly; accelerate the preparation or completion of; urge on
  2. To move or act with haste; move faster than is comfortable or natural
  3. To cause to move or act more rapidly or too rapidly; drive, move, send, force, or carry with haste
To misrepresent one's skill in (a game or activity) in order to deceive someone, especially in gambling:
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  1. To misrepresent one's skill in (a game or activity) in order to deceive someone, especially in gambling:
  2. (Slang) To get, sell, victimize, etc. by aggressive, often dishonest means
  3. To move or act energetically and rapidly:
To strike or assail repeatedly with thrown objects:
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  1. To strike or assail repeatedly with thrown objects:
  2. To throw things at; strike with or as with missiles
  3. To move at a vigorous gait:
To cause (an engine with the gears disengaged, for example) to run swiftly or too swiftly.
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  1. To cause (an engine with the gears disengaged, for example) to run swiftly or too swiftly.
  2. Any of several extensive human populations associated with broadly defined regions of the world and distinguished from one another on the basis of inheritable physical characteristics, traditionally conceived as including such traits as pigmentation, hair texture, and facial features. Because the number of genes responsible for such physical variations is tiny in comparison to the size of the human genome and because genetic variation among members of a traditionally recognized racial group is generally as great as between two such groups, most scientists now consider race to be primarily a social rather than a scientific concept.
  3. To enter or run (a horse, etc.) in a race
To soar or rise rapidly:
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  1. To soar or rise rapidly:
  2. To carry by means of a rocket.
  3. A vehicle or device propelled by one or more rocket engines, especially such a vehicle designed to travel through space.
To do or perform by or as by running
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  1. To do or perform by or as by running
  2. To subject oneself or be subjected to:
  3. To do or carry out:
To cause to move rapidly:
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  1. To cause to move rapidly:
  2. (Football) To run toward (a passer or kicker) in order to block or disrupt a play.
  3. (Football) To run with (the ball) after a direct snap from the center or after a handoff or pitchout
(Informal) To move or proceed quickly
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  1. (Informal) To move or proceed quickly
  2. To throw or otherwise propel (something) in a way that causes it to glide, float, or move steadily through the air
  3. (Nautical) To move across the surface of water, especially by means of a sailing vessel.
To ride on a scooter.
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  1. To ride on a scooter.
  2. To move or slide (something) quickly
  3. To walk fast; to go quickly; to run away hastily.
To remove dirt or grease from (cloth or fibers) by means of a detergent.
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  1. To remove dirt or grease from (cloth or fibers) by means of a detergent.
  2. To clean things by vigorous rubbing and polishing
  3. To remove as if by cleaning; sweep away; get rid of
To appear suddenly:
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  1. To appear suddenly:
  2. (--- Informal) To use up or waste (time, money, etc.)
  3. (Games, Sports) To hit, kick, throw, drive, or propel (a ball, marble, etc.) toward the objective
To drive at a speed exceeding a legal limit:
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  1. To drive at a speed exceeding a legal limit:
  2. To increase the speed or rate of; accelerate. Often used with up:
  3. To cause to move or proceed quickly; hasten:
To run or race at full speed, esp. for a short distance
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  1. To run or race at full speed, esp. for a short distance
  2. To move rapidly or at top speed for a brief period, as in running or swimming.
To pull apart or separate into pieces by force; rip or rend (cloth, paper, etc.)
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  1. To pull apart or separate into pieces by force; rip or rend (cloth, paper, etc.)
  2. To become torn:
  3. To move violently or with speed; dash
To cause to move at a trot.
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  1. To cause to move at a trot.
  2. To cause to go at a trot
  3. To move quickly; hurry; run
To move, go, drive, etc. swiftly
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  1. To move, go, drive, etc. swiftly
  2. To move rapidly in a circular manner or as in an orbit; circle swiftly
  3. To move, carry, drive, etc. with a rotating motion
To whip (egg whites, cream, etc.)
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  1. To whip (egg whites, cream, etc.)
  2. To move quickly, nimbly, or briskly
  3. To move, remove, carry, brush (away, off, out, etc.) forcefully and speedily, as with a quick, sweeping motion
To throw or spin rapidly:
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  1. To throw or spin rapidly:
  2. To move or do something quickly:
  3. To move swiftly with or as with a buzzing or hissing sound
(Informal) To move or propel something with speed and force
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  1. (Informal) To move or propel something with speed and force
  2. To move or act with a speed that suggests such a sound:
  3. To cause to move with speed and force:
(Computers) To cause text or other graphics in a window or frame to appear larger on the screen.
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  1. (Computers) To cause text or other graphics in a window or frame to appear larger on the screen.
  2. To move while making such a sound:
  3. To simulate movement rapidly away from or toward a subject using a zoom lens or other optical device.
(Informal) In great haste
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  1. (Informal) In great haste
  2. (Informal) To hurry; hasten
  3. To go in haste. Often used with it :
A stretch of water in a river, estuary, or tidal channel made rough by waves meeting an opposing current.
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  1. A stretch of water in a river, estuary, or tidal channel made rough by waves meeting an opposing current.
  2. To cut, tear, etc. (stitches) so as to open (a seam, hem, etc.)
  3. (Informal) To move with speed or violence
To put or pack in a barrel or barrels
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  1. To put or pack in a barrel or barrels
  2. (Informal) To go at high speed
  3. To move or progress rapidly:
(Slang) To proceed at great speed
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  1. (Slang) To proceed at great speed
  2. To move ahead at full speed.
To check or cut off the growth or development of:
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  1. To check or cut off the growth or development of:
  2. To take a sip or sips of alcoholic liquor:
  3. To move quickly; dart.
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