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An alphabetical listing of General terms and items.

 
A   Dico Tools
1- The 1st letter of the Roman alphabet 2- The blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen 3- (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA 4- One of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose) 5- The basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d''Unites; "a typical household circuit carries 15 to 50 amps" 6- A metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation 7- Any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes


A'man   Dico Tools
The Israeli military intelligence which produces comprehensive national intelligence briefings for the prime minister and the cabinet


A-bomb   Dico Tools
A nuclear weapon in which enormous energy is released by nuclear fission (splitting the nuclei of a heavy element like uranium 235 or plutonium 239)


A-horizon   Dico Tools
The top layer of a soil profile; usually contains humus


A-list   Dico Tools
A list of names of specially favored people; "the boss gave me his A-list of people we should try to recruit"


A-ok(p)   Dico Tools
In perfect condition or order


A-okay(p)   Dico Tools
In perfect condition or order


A-one   Dico Tools
Of the highest quality; "an ace reporter"; "a crack shot"; "a first-rate golfer"; "a super party"; "played top-notch tennis"; "an athlete in tiptop condition"; "she is absolutely tops"


A-team   Dico Tools
A group of elite soldiers or a leadership group of advisors or workers in an organization


A.D.   Dico Tools
In the Christian era; used before dates after the supposed year Christ was born; "in AD 200"


A.E.   Dico Tools
Irish writer whose pen name was A.E. (1867-1935)


A.k.a.   Dico Tools
As known or named at another time or place; "Mr. Smith, alias Mr. Lafayette"


A.m.   Dico Tools
Before noon


A.M.   Dico Tools
Before noon; "let''s meet at 11 A.M."


A._A._Michelson   Dico Tools
United States physicist (born in Germany) who collaborated with Morley in the Michelson-Morley experiment (1852-1931)


A._A._Milne   Dico Tools
English writer of stories for children (1882-1956)


A._Conan_Doyle   Dico Tools
English author who created Sherlock Holmes (1859-1930)


A._E._Burnside   Dico Tools
United States general in the American Civil War who was defeated by Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Fredericksburg (1824-1881)


A._E._Housman   Dico Tools
English poet (1859-1936)


A._E._Kennelly   Dico Tools
United States electrical engineer noted for his work on the theory of alternating currents; independently of Oliver Heaviside he discovered the existence of an atmospheric layer that reflects radio waves back to earth (1861-1939)


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A._E._W._Mason   Dico Tools
English writer (1865-1948)


A._Noam_Chomsky   Dico Tools
United States linguist whose theory of generative grammar redefined the field of linguistics (born 1928)


A._testudineus   Dico Tools
A small perch of India whose gills are modified to allow it to breathe air; has spiny pectoral fins that enable it to travel on land


AA   Dico Tools
An associate degree in arts


AA   Dico Tools
An international organization that provides a support group for persons trying to overcome alcoholism


Aa   Dico Tools
A dry form of lava resembling clinkers


AAA   Dico Tools
An aneurysm of the abdominal aorta associated with old age and hypertension


Aachen   Dico Tools
A city in western Germany near the Dutch and Belgian borders; formerly it was Charlemagne''s northern capital


Aaland_islands   Dico Tools
An archipelago of some 6,000 islands in the Gulf of Bothnia under Finnish control


Aalborg   Dico Tools
A city and port in northern Jutland


Aalii   Dico Tools
A small Hawaiian tree with hard dark wood


Aalost   Dico Tools
A town in central Belgium


Aalto   Dico Tools
Finnish architect and designer of furniture (1898-1976)


Aar   Dico Tools
A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine


Aardvark   Dico Tools
Nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata


Aardwolf   Dico Tools
Striped hyena of southeast Africa that feeds chiefly on insects


Aare   Dico Tools
A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine


Aare_River   Dico Tools
A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine


Aarhus   Dico Tools
Port city of Denmark in eastern Jutland


Aaron   Dico Tools
(Old Testament) elder brother of Moses and first high priest of the Israelites; created the Golden Calf


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Aaron   Dico Tools
United States professional baseball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934)


Aaron's_rod   Dico Tools
Tall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches


Aaron_Burr   Dico Tools
United States politician who served as Vice President under Jefferson; he mortally wounded his political rival Alexander Hamilton in a duel and fled south (1756-1836)


Aaron_Copland   Dico Tools
United States composer who developed a distinctly American music (1900-1990)


AARP   Dico Tools
An association of people to promote the welfare of senior citizens


AAS   Dico Tools
An associate degree in applied science


Ab   Dico Tools
The muscles of the abdomen


AB   Dico Tools
A bachelor''s degree in arts and sciences


AB   Dico Tools
The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens


Ab   Dico Tools
The eleventh month of the civil year; the fifth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in July and August)


Aba   Dico Tools
A fabric woven from goat and camel hair


Aba   Dico Tools
A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth; worn by Arabs


Abaca   Dico Tools
Philippine banana tree having leafstalks that yield Manila hemp used for rope and paper etc


Abaca   Dico Tools
A kind of hemp obtained from the abaca plant in the Philippines


Aback   Dico Tools
By surprise; "taken aback by the caustic remarks"


Aback   Dico Tools
Having the wind against the forward side of the sails; "the ship came up into the wind with all yards aback"


Abactinal   Dico Tools
(of radiate animals) located on the surface or end opposite to that on which the mouth is situated


Abacus   Dico Tools
A calculator that performs arithmetic functions by manually sliding counters on rods or in grooves


Abacus   Dico Tools
A tablet placed horizontally on top of the capital of a column as an aid in supporting the architrave


Abadan   Dico Tools
A port city in southwestern Iran


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Abaft   Dico Tools
At or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane; "stow the luggage aft"; "ships with square sails sail fairly efficiently with the wind abaft"; "the captain looked astern to see what the fuss was about"


Abalone   Dico Tools
Any of various large edible marine gastropods of the genus Haliotis having an ear-shaped shell with pearly interior


Abamp   Dico Tools
A unit of current equal to 10 amperes


Abampere   Dico Tools
A unit of current equal to 10 amperes


Abandon   Dico Tools
The trait of lacking restraint or control; freedom from inhibition or worry; "she danced with abandon"


Abandon   Dico Tools
A feeling of extreme emotional intensity; "the wildness of his anger"


Abandon   Dico Tools
Stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas, claims, etc.; "He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage"; "Both sides have to give up some calims in these negociations"


Abandon   Dico Tools
Leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; "The mother deserted her children"


Abandon   Dico Tools
Leave behind empty; move out of; "You must vacate your office by tonight"


Abandon   Dico Tools
Give up with the intent of never claiming again; "Abandon your life to God"; "She gave up her children to her ex-husband when she moved to Tahiti"; "We gave the drowning victim up for dead"


Abandon   Dico Tools
Forsake, leave behind; "We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot"


Abandoned   Dico Tools
Left desolate or empty; "an abandoned child"; "their deserted wives and children"; "an abandoned shack"; "deserted villages"


Abandoned   Dico Tools
No longer inhabited; "weed-grown yard of an abandoned farmhouse"


Abandoned   Dico Tools
Free from constraint; "an abandoned sadness born of grief"- Liam O''Flaherty


Abandoned_infant   Dico Tools
A child who has been abandoned and whose parents are unknown


Abandoned_person   Dico Tools
Someone for whom hope has been abandoned


Abandoned_ship   Dico Tools
A ship abandoned on the high seas


Abandonment   Dico Tools
Withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility; "his abandonment of his wife and children left them penniless"


Abandonment   Dico Tools
The voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away


Abandonment   Dico Tools
The act of giving something up


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Abarticulation   Dico Tools
Dislocation of a joint


Abase   Dico Tools
Cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"


Abasement   Dico Tools
Depriving one of self-esteem


Abasement   Dico Tools
A low or downcast state; "each confession brought her into an attitude of abasement"- H.L.Menchken


Abash   Dico Tools
Cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious


Abashed   Dico Tools
Feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious; "felt abashed at the extravagant praise"; "chagrined at the poor sales of his book"; "was embarrassed by her child''s tantrums"


Abashment   Dico Tools
Feeling embarrassed due to modesty


Abasia   Dico Tools
Inability to walk


Abasia_trepidans   Dico Tools
Abasia due to trembling of the legs


Abasic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to abasia (inability to walk)


Abatable   Dico Tools
Capable of being abated


Abatable_nuisance   Dico Tools
A nuisance that can remedied (suppressed or extinguished or rendered harmless); "the continued existence of an abatable nuisance is not authorized under the law"


Abate   Dico Tools
Become less in amount or intensity; "The storm abated"; "The rain let up after a few hours"


Abate   Dico Tools
Make less active or intense


Abatement   Dico Tools
The act of abating; "laws enforcing noise abatement"


Abatement   Dico Tools
An interruption in the intensity or amount of something


Abatement_of_a_nuisance   Dico Tools
(law) the removal or termination or destruction of something that has been found to be a nuisance


Abatic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to abasia (inability to walk)


Abating   Dico Tools
Decreasing in amount or intensity


Abatis   Dico Tools
Line of defense consisting of a barrier of felled or live trees with branches (sharpened or with barbed wire entwined) toward the enemy


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Abattis   Dico Tools
Line of defense consisting of a barrier of felled or live trees with branches (sharpened or with barbed wire entwined) toward the enemy


Abattoir   Dico Tools
A building where animals are butchered


Abaxial   Dico Tools
Facing away from the axis of an organ or organism; "the abaxial surface of a leaf is the underside or side facing away from the stem"


Abaxially   Dico Tools
In an abaxial manner


Abaya   Dico Tools
(Arabic) a loose black robe from head to toe; traditionally worn by Muslim women


Aba_cloth   Dico Tools
A fabric woven from goat and camel hair


ABA_transit_number   Dico Tools
An identification number consisting of a two-part code assigned to banks and savings associations; the first part shows the location and the second identifies the bank itself


ABB   Dico Tools
An urban hit squad and guerrila group of the Communist Party in the Philippines; formed in the 1980s


Abbacy   Dico Tools
The jurisdiction or office of an abbot


Abbatial   Dico Tools
Of or having to do with or belonging to an abbey or abbot, or abbess


Abbe   Dico Tools
A French abbot


Abbess   Dico Tools
The superior of a group of nuns


Abbey   Dico Tools
A monastery ruled by an abbot


Abbey   Dico Tools
A convent ruled by an abbess


Abbey   Dico Tools
A church associated with a monastery or convent


Abbe_condenser   Dico Tools
A condenser having 2 or 3 lenses with wide aperture for use in microscopes


Abbot   Dico Tools
The superior of an abbey of monks


Abbott_Lawrence_Lowell   Dico Tools
United States educator and president of Harvard University (1856-1943)


Abbreviate   Dico Tools
Shorten; "Abbreviate `New York'' and write `NY''"


Abbreviate   Dico Tools
Reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened"


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Abbreviated   Dico Tools
(of clothing) very short; "an abbreviated swimsuit"; "a brief bikini"


Abbreviated   Dico Tools
Cut short in duration; "the abbreviated speech"; "a curtailed visit"; "her shortened life was clearly the result of smoking"; "an unsatisfactory truncated conversation"


Abbreviation   Dico Tools
Shortening something by omitting parts of it


Abbreviation   Dico Tools
A shortened form of a word or phrase


Abbreviator   Dico Tools
One who shortens or abridges or condenses a written work


ABC   Dico Tools
The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural); "he mastered only the rudiments of geometry"


ABC's   Dico Tools
The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural); "he mastered only the rudiments of geometry"


Abcoulomb   Dico Tools
A unit of electrical charge equal to 10 coulombs


ABCs   Dico Tools
The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural); "he mastered only the rudiments of geometry"


Abdias   Dico Tools
An Old Testament book telling Obadiah''s prophecies; the shortest book in the Christian Bible


Abdias   Dico Tools
A Hebrew minor prophet


Abdicable   Dico Tools
Capable of being discarded or renounced or relinquished; "abdicable responsibilites"


Abdicate   Dico Tools
Give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations; "The King abdicated when he married a divorcee"


Abdication   Dico Tools
The act of abdicating


Abdication   Dico Tools
A formal resignation and renunciation of powers


Abdicator   Dico Tools
One who formally relinquishes and office or responsibility


Abdomen   Dico Tools
The region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis


Abdomen   Dico Tools
The cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm


Abdominal   Dico Tools
The muscles of the abdomen


Abdominal   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or near the abdomen; "abdominal muscles"


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Abdominal_actinomycosis   Dico Tools
A serious form of actinomycosis that affects the abdomen


Abdominal_aorta   Dico Tools
A branch of the descending aorta


Abdominal_aortic_aneurysm   Dico Tools
An aneurysm of the abdominal aorta associated with old age and hypertension


Abdominal_breathing   Dico Tools
Breathing in which most of the respiratory effort is done by the abdominal muscles; "abdominal breathing is practiced by singers"


Abdominal_cavity   Dico Tools
The cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm


Abdominal_delivery   Dico Tools
The delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)


Abdominal_external_oblique_muscle   Dico Tools
A diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torso


Abdominal_muscle   Dico Tools
The muscles of the abdomen


Abdominal_nerve_plexus   Dico Tools
A large plexus of sympathetic nerves in the abdomen behind the stomach


Abdominal_pregnancy   Dico Tools
Ectopic pregnancy in the abdominal cavity


Abdominal_wall   Dico Tools
A wall of the abdomen


Abdominocentesis   Dico Tools
Centesis of the belly to remove fluid for diagnosis


Abdominoplasty   Dico Tools
Cosmetic surgery of the abdomen to remove wrinkles and tighten the skin over the stomach


Abdominous   Dico Tools
Having a large belly


Abdominousness   Dico Tools
The bodily property of a protruding belly


Abdominovesical   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the abdomen and the urinary bladder


Abduce   Dico Tools
Advance evidence for


Abducens   Dico Tools
A small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye


Abducens_muscle   Dico Tools
The ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball outward


Abducens_nerve   Dico Tools
A small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye


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Abducent   Dico Tools
A small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye


Abducent   Dico Tools
Especially of muscles; drawing away from the midline of the body or from an adjacent part


Abducent_nerve   Dico Tools
A small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye


Abduct   Dico Tools
Pull away from the body; "this muscle abducts"


Abduct   Dico Tools
Take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom; "The industrialist''s son was kidnapped"


Abducted   Dico Tools
(of persons) seized and detained unlawfully, often for ransom; "the father restored the kidnapped (or abducted) child to the mother"


Abducting   Dico Tools
Especially of muscles; drawing away from the midline of the body or from an adjacent part


Abduction   Dico Tools
(physiology) moving of a body part away from the central axis of the body


Abduction   Dico Tools
The criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force a family member; if a man''s wife is abducted it is a crime against the family relationship and against the wife


Abductor   Dico Tools
A muscle that draws a part away from the median line


Abductor   Dico Tools
Someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)


Abductor_muscle   Dico Tools
A muscle that draws a part away from the median line


Abeam   Dico Tools
At right angles to the length of a ship or airplane


Abecedarian   Dico Tools
A 16th century sect of Anabaptists centered in Germany who had an absolute disdain for human knowledge


Abecedarian   Dico Tools
A novice learning the rudiments of some subject


Abecedarian   Dico Tools
Alphabetically arranged (as for beginning readers)


Abecedarius   Dico Tools
A poem having lines beginning with letters of the alphabet in regular order


Abed   Dico Tools
In bed


Abel   Dico Tools
(Old Testament) Cain and Abel were the first children of Adam and Eve born after the Fall of Man; Abel was killed by Cain


Abel   Dico Tools
Norwegian mathematician (1802-1829)


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Abelard   Dico Tools
French philosopher and theologian; lover of Heloise (1079-1142)


Abele   Dico Tools
A poplar that is widely cultivated in the United States; has white bark and leaves with whitish undersurfaces


Abelia   Dico Tools
Any of various deciduous or evergreen ornamental shrubs of the genus Abelia having opposite simple leaves and cymes of small white or pink or purplish flowers; Asia and Mexico


Abelian_group   Dico Tools
A group that satisfies the commutative law


Abelmoschus   Dico Tools
Genus of tropical coarse herbs having large lobed leaves and often yellow flowers


Abelmoschus_esculentus   Dico Tools
Tall coarse annual of Old World tropics widely cultivated in southern United States and West Indies for its long mucilaginous green pods used as basis for soups and stews; sometimes placed in genus Hibiscus


Abelmoschus_moschatus   Dico Tools
Bushy herb of tropical Asia grown for its yellow or pink to scarlet blooms that resemble the hibiscus


Abelmosk   Dico Tools
Bushy herb of tropical Asia grown for its yellow or pink to scarlet blooms that resemble the hibiscus


Abel_Janszoon_Tasman   Dico Tools
Dutch navigator who was the first European to discover Tasmania and New Zealand (1603-1659)


Abel_Tasman   Dico Tools
Dutch navigator who was the first European to discover Tasmania and New Zealand (1603-1659)


Aberdare   Dico Tools
A mining town in southern Wales


Aberdeen   Dico Tools
A city in northeastern Scotland on the North Sea


Aberdeen   Dico Tools
A town in northeastern Maryland


Aberdeen   Dico Tools
A town in northeastern South Dakota


Aberdeen   Dico Tools
A town in western Washington


Aberdeen_Angus   Dico Tools
Black hornless breed from Scotland


Aberdonian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Aberdeen


Aberrance   Dico Tools
A state or condition markedly different from the norm


Aberrancy   Dico Tools
A state or condition markedly different from the norm


Aberrant   Dico Tools
One whose behavior departs substantially from the norm of a group


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Aberrant   Dico Tools
Markedly different from an accepted norm; "aberrent behavior"; "deviant ideas"


Aberrate   Dico Tools
Diverge or deviate from the straight path; produce aberration; "The surfaces of the concave lens may be proportioned so as to aberrate exactly equal to the convex lens"


Aberrate   Dico Tools
Diverge from the expected; "The President aberrated from being a perfect gentleman"


Aberration   Dico Tools
An optical phenomenon resulting from the failure of a lens or mirror to produce a good image


Aberration   Dico Tools
A disorder in one''s mental state


Aberration   Dico Tools
A state or condition markedly different from the norm


Abet   Dico Tools
Assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing


Abetalipoproteinemia   Dico Tools
A rare inherited disorder of fat metabolism; characterized by severe deficiency of beta-lipoproteins and abnormal red blood cells (acanthocytes) and abnormally low cholesterol levels


Abetment   Dico Tools
The verbal act of urging on


Abetter   Dico Tools
One who helps or encourages or incites another


Abettor   Dico Tools
One who helps or encourages or incites another


Abeyance   Dico Tools
Temporary cessation or suspension


Abeyant   Dico Tools
Temporarily inactive


Abfarad   Dico Tools
A capacitance unit equal to one billion farads


Abhenry   Dico Tools
A unit of inductance equal to one billionth of a henry


Abhor   Dico Tools
Find repugnant; "I loathe that man"; "She abhors cats"


Abhorrence   Dico Tools
Hate coupled with disgust


Abhorrent   Dico Tools
Offensive to the mind; "an abhorrent deed"; "the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"; "morally repugnant customs"; "repulsive behavior"; "the most repulsive character in recent novels"


Abhorrer   Dico Tools
A signer of a 1679 address to Charles II in which those who petitioned for the reconvening of Parliament were condemned and abhorred


Abidance   Dico Tools
The act of abiding (enduring without yielding)


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Abidance   Dico Tools
The act of dwelling in a place


Abidance   Dico Tools
Acting according to certain accepted standards


Abide   Dico Tools
Put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"


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Dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"


Abide_by   Dico Tools
Show respect towards; "honor your parents!"


Abide_by   Dico Tools
Act in accordance with someone''s rules, commands, or wishes; "He complied with my instructions"; "You must comply or else!"; "Follow these simple rules"; "abide by the rules"


Abiding   Dico Tools
Unceasing; "an abiding belief"; "imperishable truths"


Abidjan   Dico Tools
City recognized by the United States as the capital of the Ivory Coast; largest city of the Ivory Coast


Abience   Dico Tools
(psychology) an urge to withdraw or avoid a situation or an object


Abient   Dico Tools
Characterized by avoidance or withdrawal


Abies   Dico Tools
True firs


Abies_alba   Dico Tools
Tall timber tree of central and southern Europe having a regular crown and gray bark


Abies_amabilis   Dico Tools
Medium to tall fir of western North America having a conic crown and branches in tiers; leaves smell of orange when crushed


Abies_balsamea   Dico Tools
Medium-sized fir of northeastern North America; leaves smell of balsam when crushed; much used for pulpwood and Christmas trees


Abies_bracteata   Dico Tools
A pyramidal fir of southwestern California having spiny pointed leaves and cone scales with long spines


Abies_concolor   Dico Tools
Medium to tall fir of central to western United States having a narrow erect crown and soft wood


Abies_fraseri   Dico Tools
Small fast-growing but short-lived fir of southern Alleghenies similar to balsam fir but with very short leaves


Abies_grandis   Dico Tools
Lofty fir of the Pacific coast of northwestern America having long curving branches and deep green leaves


Abies_lasiocarpa   Dico Tools
Medium-tall timber tree of the Rocky Mountains having a narrowly conic to columnar crown


Abies_lowiana   Dico Tools
Medium to tall fir of central to western United States having a narrow erect crown and soft wood


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Abies_venusta   Dico Tools
A pyramidal fir of southwestern California having spiny pointed leaves and cone scales with long spines


Abila   Dico Tools
A promontory in northern Morocco opposite the Rock of Gibraltar; one of the Pillars of Hercules


Abilene   Dico Tools
A town in central Kansas west of Topeka; home of Dwight D. Eisenhower


Abilene   Dico Tools
A city in central Texas


Ability   Dico Tools
The quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment


Ability   Dico Tools
Possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done; "danger heightened his powers of discrimination"


Abiogenesis   Dico Tools
A hypothetical organic phenomenon by which living organisms are created from nonliving matter


Abiogenetic   Dico Tools
Originating by abiogenesis


Abiogenist   Dico Tools
A believer in abiogenesis


Abiotrophy   Dico Tools
A loss of vitality and a degeneration of cells and tissues not due to any apparent injury


Abject   Dico Tools
Showing humiliation or submissiveness; "an abject apology"


Abject   Dico Tools
Of the most contemptible kind; "abject cowardice"; "a low stunt to pull"; "a low-down sneak"; "his miserable treatment of his family"; "You miserable skunk!"; "a scummy rabble"; "a scurvy trick"


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Most unfortunate or miserable; "the most abject slaves joined in the revolt"; "abject poverty"


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Showing utter resignation or hopelessness; "abject surrender"


Abjection   Dico Tools
A low or downcast state; "each confession brought her into an attitude of abasement"- H.L.Menchken


Abjectly   Dico Tools
In a hopeless resigned manner; "she shrugged her shoulders abjectly"


Abjuration   Dico Tools
A disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion


Abjure   Dico Tools
Formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure; "He retracted his earlier statements about his religion"; "She abjured her beliefs"


Abkhas   Dico Tools
A member of the Circassian people living east of the Black Sea


Abkhasian   Dico Tools
A Circassian language spoken by the Abkhaz people


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Abkhaz   Dico Tools
An autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea; a strong independence movement has resulted in much instability


Abkhaz   Dico Tools
A member of the Circassian people living east of the Black Sea


Abkhazia   Dico Tools
An autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea; a strong independence movement has resulted in much instability


Abkhazian   Dico Tools
A Circassian language spoken by the Abkhaz people


Ablactate   Dico Tools
Gradually deprive (infants) of mother''s milk; "she weaned her baby when he was 3 months old and started him on powdered milk"


Ablactation   Dico Tools
The act of substituting other food for the mother''s milk in the diet of a child or young mammal


Ablactation   Dico Tools
The cessation of lactation


Ablate   Dico Tools
Remove an organ or bodily structure


Ablate   Dico Tools
Wear away through erosion or vaporization


Ablated   Dico Tools
Removed or taken away by cutting or erosion or melting or evaporation; "my ablated appendix"


Ablated   Dico Tools
Made smaller or less by melting or erosion or vaporization; "the rocket''s ablated head shield"


Ablation   Dico Tools
Surgical removal of a body part or tissue


Ablation   Dico Tools
The erosive process that reduces the size of glaciers


Ablative   Dico Tools
The case indicating the agent in passive sentences or the instrument or manner or place of the action described by the verb


Ablative   Dico Tools
Tending to ablate; i.e. to be removed or vaporized at very high temperature; "ablative material on a rocket cone"


Ablative   Dico Tools
Relating to the ablative case


Ablative_absolute   Dico Tools
A constituent in Latin grammar; a noun and its modifier can function as a sentence modifier


Ablative_case   Dico Tools
The case indicating the agent in passive sentences or the instrument or manner or place of the action described by the verb


Ablaut   Dico Tools
A vowel whose quality or length is changed to indicate linguistic distinctions (such as sing sang sung song)


Ablaze   Dico Tools
Resembling flame in brilliance or color; "maple trees ablaze in autumn"; "flaming autumn leaves"


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Ablaze   Dico Tools
Keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement; "his face all ablaze with excitement"- Bram Stoker; "he was aflame with desire"


Ablaze(p)   Dico Tools
Lighted with red light as if with flames; "streets ablaze with lighted Christmas trees"; "the inflamed clouds at sunset"; "reddened faces around the campfire"


Ablaze(p)   Dico Tools
Lighted up by or as by fire or flame; "forests set ablaze (or afire) by lightning"; "even the car''s tires were aflame"; "a night aflare with fireworks"; "candles alight on the tables"; "blazing logs in the fireplace"; "a burning cigarette"; "a flaming cr


Able   Dico Tools
(usually followed by `to'') having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something; "able to swim"; "she was able to program her computer"; "we were at last able to buy a car"; "able to get a grant for the project"


Able   Dico Tools
Having inherent physical or mental ability or capacity; "able to learn"; "human beings are able to walk on two feet"; "Superman is able to leap tall buildings"


Able   Dico Tools
Have the skills and qualifications to do things well; "able teachers"; "a capable administrator"; "children as young as 14 can be extremely capable and dependable"


Able   Dico Tools
Having a strong healthy body; "an able seaman"; "every able-bodied young man served in the army"


Able-bodied   Dico Tools
Having a strong healthy body; "an able seaman"; "every able-bodied young man served in the army"


Able-bodiedism   Dico Tools
Discrimination in favor of the able-bodied


Able-bodied_seaman   Dico Tools
A seaman in the merchant navy; trained in special skills


Able-bodism   Dico Tools
Discrimination in favor of the able-bodied


Ableism   Dico Tools
Discrimination in favor of the able-bodied


Ablepharia   Dico Tools
A congenital absence of eyelids (partial or complete)


Able_seaman   Dico Tools
A seaman in the merchant navy; trained in special skills


Ablism   Dico Tools
Discrimination in favor of the able-bodied


Abloom   Dico Tools
Bursting into flower; "flowering spring trees"


ABLS   Dico Tools
A bachelor''s degree in library science


Ablution   Dico Tools
The ritual washing of a priest''s hands or of sacred vessels


Ablutionary   Dico Tools
Cleansing the body by washing; especially ritual washing of e.g. hands; "ablutionary rituals"


Ably   Dico Tools
In a competent capable manner; "they worked competently"


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ABM   Dico Tools
A defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles; "the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks placed limits on the deployment of ABMs"


Abnaki   Dico Tools
The Algonquian language spoken by the Abnaki and Penobscot peoples


Abnaki   Dico Tools
A member of the Algonquian people of Maine and southern Quebec


Abnegate   Dico Tools
Deny or renounce; "They abnegated their gods"


Abnegate   Dico Tools
Surrender; "The King abnegated his power to the ministers"


Abnegate   Dico Tools
Deny oneself (something); restrain, especially from indulging in some pleasure; "She denied herself wine and spirits"


Abnegation   Dico Tools
Renunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others


Abnegation   Dico Tools
The denial and rejection of a doctrine or belief; "abnegation of the Holy Trinity"


Abnegator   Dico Tools
One who gives up or relinquishes or renounces something


Abney_level   Dico Tools
A surveying instrument consisting of a spirit level and a sighting tube; used to measure the angle of inclination of a line from the observer to the target


Abnormal   Dico Tools
Much greater than the normal; "abnormal profits"; "abnormal ambition"


Abnormal   Dico Tools
Not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm; "abnormal powers of concentration"; "abnormal amounts of rain"; "abnormal circumstances"; "an abnormal interest in food"


Abnormal   Dico Tools
Departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development; "they were heartbroken when they learned their child was abnormal"; "an abnormal personality"


Abnormalcy   Dico Tools
An abnormal condition


Abnormality   Dico Tools
Behavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom or morality


Abnormality   Dico Tools
Marked strangeness as a consequence of being abnormal


Abnormality   Dico Tools
Retardation sufficient to fall outside the normal range of intelligence


Abnormality   Dico Tools
An abnormal condition


Abnormally   Dico Tools
In an abnormal manner; "they were behaving abnormally"; "his blood pressure was abnormally low"


Abnormal_condition   Dico Tools
An abnormal condition


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Abnormal_psychology   Dico Tools
The branch of psychology concerned with abnormal behavior


Abo   Dico Tools
A dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived


Aboard   Dico Tools
On first or second or third base; "Their second homer with Bob Allison aboard"


Aboard   Dico Tools
On a ship, train, plane or other vehicle


Aboard   Dico Tools
Part of a group; "Bill''s been aboard for three years now"


Aboard   Dico Tools
Side by side; "anchored close aboard another ship"


Abocclusion   Dico Tools
The condition in which the upper teeth do not touch the lower teeth when biting


Abode   Dico Tools
Housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"


Abode   Dico Tools
Any address at which you dwell more than temporarily; "a person can have several residences"


Abohm   Dico Tools
A unit of resistance equal to a billionth of an ohm


Abolish   Dico Tools
Do away with; "Slavery was abolished in the mid-19th century in America and in Russia"


Abolishable   Dico Tools
Capable of being abolished


Abolishment   Dico Tools
The act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery); "the abolition of capital punishment"


Abolition   Dico Tools
The act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery); "the abolition of capital punishment"


Abolitionary   Dico Tools
Relating to or favoring abolition, especially abolition of slavery


Abolitionism   Dico Tools
The doctrine that calls for the abolition of slavery


Abolitionist   Dico Tools
A reformer who favors abolishing slavery


Abomasal   Dico Tools
Relating to the abomasum (the fourth compartment of the stomach of ruminants)


Abomasum   Dico Tools
The fourth compartment of the stomach of a ruminant; the one where digestion takes place


Abominable   Dico Tools
Exceptionally bad or displeasing; "atrocious taste"; "abominable workmanship"; "an awful voice"; "dreadful manners"; "a painful performance"; "terrible handwriting"; "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room"


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Abominable   Dico Tools
Unequivocally detestable; "abominable treatment of prisoners"; "detestable vices"; "execrable crimes"; "consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke


Abominable_snowman   Dico Tools
Large hairy humanoid creature said to live in the Himalayas


Abominably   Dico Tools
In a terrible manner; "she sings terribly"


Abominably   Dico Tools
In an offensive and hateful manner; "I don''t know anyone who could have behaved so abominably"


Abominate   Dico Tools
Find repugnant; "I loathe that man"; "She abhors cats"


Abomination   Dico Tools
An action that is vicious or vile; an action that arouses disgust or abhorence; "his treatment of the children is an abomination"


Abomination   Dico Tools
Hate coupled with disgust


Abomination   Dico Tools
A person who is loathsome or disgusting


Abominator   Dico Tools
One who hates or loathes


Abor   Dico Tools
Little known Kamarupan languages


Aborad   Dico Tools
Away from the mouth or oral region


Aboral   Dico Tools
Opposite to or away from the mouth; "the aboral surface of a starfish"


Aboriginal   Dico Tools
A dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived


Aboriginal   Dico Tools
Having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state; "aboriginal forests"; "primal eras before the appearance of life on earth"; "the forest primeval"; "primordial matter"; "primordial forms of life"


Aboriginal   Dico Tools
Being or composed of people inhabiting a region from the beginning; "native Americans"; "the aboriginal peoples of Australia"


Aboriginal_Australian   Dico Tools
The Austronesian languages spoken by Australian aborigines


Aborigine   Dico Tools
A dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived


Aborigine   Dico Tools
The earliest known inhabitants of a region


Aborning   Dico Tools
In the process of being born or beginning; "our own revolutionary war almost died aborning through lack of popular support"- William Randolph Hearst


Abort   Dico Tools
Terminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion


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Abort   Dico Tools
Terminate before completion; "abort the mission"; "abort the process running on my computer"


Aborticide   Dico Tools
The act of destroying a fetus


Aborticide   Dico Tools
A drug (or other chemical agent) that causes abortion


Abortifacient   Dico Tools
A drug (or other chemical agent) that causes abortion


Abortifacient   Dico Tools
Causing abortion


Abortion   Dico Tools
Termination of pregnancy


Abortion   Dico Tools
Failure of a plan


Abortion-inducing_drug   Dico Tools
A drug (or other chemical agent) that causes abortion


Abortionist   Dico Tools
A person (who should be a doctor) who terminates pregnancies


Abortion_pill   Dico Tools
An abortion-inducing drug (trade name Mifepristone) developed in France; when taken during the first five weeks of pregnancy it blocks the action of progesterone so that the uterus sloughs off the embryo


Abortive   Dico Tools
Failing to accomplish an intended result; "an abortive revolt"; "a stillborn plot to assassinate the President"


Abortively   Dico Tools
In an unfruitful manner


Abortus   Dico Tools
A human fetus whose weight is less than 0.5 kilogram when removed or expelled from the mother''s body


Aboulia   Dico Tools
A loss of will power


Aboulic   Dico Tools
Suffering from abulia; showing abnormal inability to act or make decisions


Abound   Dico Tools
Be abundant or plentiful; exist in large quantities


Abound   Dico Tools
Be in a state of movement or action; "The room abounded with screaming children"; "The garden bristled with toddlers"


Abounding   Dico Tools
Existing in abundance; "abounding confidence"; "whiskey galore"


Abound_in   Dico Tools
Exist in large quantity


About   Dico Tools
(of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct; "lasted approximately an hour"; "in just about a minute"; "he''s about 30 years old"; "I''ve had about all I can stand"; "we meet about once a month"; "some forty people came"; "weighs around a hundre


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About   Dico Tools
In the area or vicinity; "a few spectators standing about"; "hanging around"; "waited around for the next flight"


About   Dico Tools
All around or on all sides; "dirty clothes lying around (or about)"; "let''s look about for help"; "There were trees growing all around"; "she looked around her"


About   Dico Tools
In or to a reversed position or direction; "about face"; "brought the ship about"; "suddenly she turned around"


About   Dico Tools
To or among many different places or in no particular direction; "wandering about with no place to go"; "people were rushing about"; "news gets around (or about)"; "traveled around in Asia"; "he needs advice from someone who''s been around"; "she sleeps a


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About   Dico Tools
In rotation or succession; "turn about is fair play"


About(p)   Dico Tools
On the move; "up and about"; "the whole town was astir over the incident"


About-face   Dico Tools
A reversal in attitude or principle or point of view; "an about-face on foreign policy"


About-face   Dico Tools
Act of pivoting 180 degrees, especially in a military formation


About-face   Dico Tools
Change one''s mind and assume the opposite viewpoint


About-face   Dico Tools
Turn, usually 180 degrees


About_turn   Dico Tools
Act of pivoting 180 degrees, especially in a military formation


Above   Dico Tools
Appearing earlier in the same text; "flaws in the above interpretation"


Above   Dico Tools
At an earlier place; "see above"


Above   Dico Tools
In or to a place that is higher


Above-mentioned   Dico Tools
Mentioned or named earlier in the same text


Above-named   Dico Tools
Mentioned or named earlier in the same text


Aboveboard   Dico Tools
Without concealment or deception; honest; "their business was open and aboveboard"; "straightforward in all his business affairs"


Aboveboard   Dico Tools
In an honest manner; "in he can''t get it honestly, he is willing to steal it"; "was known for dealing aboveboard in everything"


Aboveground   Dico Tools
On or above the surface of the ground; "aboveground nuclear testing"; "surface instruments for detecting oil deposits"; "surface transportation"


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Above_all   Dico Tools
Above and beyond all other consideration; "above all, you must be independent"


Above_all   Dico Tools
Taking everything together; "she was first and last a scientist"


ABO_antibodies   Dico Tools
Blood type antibodies


ABO_blood_group_system   Dico Tools
A classification system for the antigens of human blood; used in blood transfusion therapy; four groups are A and B and AB and O


ABO_group   Dico Tools
A classification system for the antigens of human blood; used in blood transfusion therapy; four groups are A and B and AB and O


ABO_system   Dico Tools
A classification system for the antigens of human blood; used in blood transfusion therapy; four groups are A and B and AB and O


Abracadabra   Dico Tools
Gibberish and nonsense


Abrachia   Dico Tools
The condition of having no arms


Abradant   Dico Tools
A tool or machine used for wearing down or smoothing or polishing


Abradant   Dico Tools
A substance that abrades or wears down


Abrade   Dico Tools
Strike against an object; "She stubbed her one''s toe in the dark and now it''s broken"


Abrade   Dico Tools
Rub hard or scrub; "scour the counter tops"


Abrade   Dico Tools
Wear away


Abraded   Dico Tools
Having the skin scraped off; "skinned knees and scraped elbows"


Abrader   Dico Tools
A tool or machine used for wearing down or smoothing or polishing


Abrading_stone   Dico Tools
A primitive stone artifact (usually made of sandstone) used as an abrader


Abraham   Dico Tools
The first of the Old Testament patriarchs and the father of Isaac; according to Genesis, God promised to give Abraham''s family (the Hebrews) the land of Canaan (the Promised Land); God tested Abraham by asking him to sacrifice his son; "Judaism, Christia


Abraham's_bosom   Dico Tools
The place where the just enjoy the peace of heaven after death


Abraham_Lincoln   Dico Tools
16th President of the United States; saved the Union during the Civil War and emancipated the slaves; was assassinated by Booth (1809-1865)


Abraham_Stoker   Dico Tools
Irish writer of the horror novel about Dracula (1847-1912)


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Abramis   Dico Tools
European fishes


Abramis_brama   Dico Tools
European freshwater fish having a flattened body and silvery scales; of little value as food


Abranchial   Dico Tools
Having no gills


Abranchiate   Dico Tools
Having no gills


Abranchious   Dico Tools
Having no gills


Abrase   Dico Tools
Wear away


Abrasion   Dico Tools
The wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice


Abrasion   Dico Tools
Erosion by friction


Abrasion   Dico Tools
An abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off


Abrasive   Dico Tools
A substance that abrades or wears down


Abrasive   Dico Tools
Sharply disagreeable; rigorous; "the harsh facts of court delays"; "an abrasive character"


Abrasive   Dico Tools
Causing abrasion


Abrasiveness   Dico Tools
The quality of being sharply disagreeable


Abrasiveness   Dico Tools
The roughness of a substance that causes abrasions


Abrasive_material   Dico Tools
A substance that abrades or wears down


Abreact   Dico Tools
Discharge bad feelings or tension through verbalization


Abreaction   Dico Tools
(psychoanalysis) purging of emotional tensions


Abreast   Dico Tools
Alongside each other, facing on the same direction


Abreast_of(p)   Dico Tools
Being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge; "kept abreast of the latest developments"; "constant revision keeps the book au courant"; "always au fait on the latest events"; "up on the news"


Abridge   Dico Tools
Reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened"


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Abridged   Dico Tools
(used of texts) shortened by condensing or rewriting; "an abridged version"


Abridgement   Dico Tools
A shortened version of a written work


Abridger   Dico Tools
One who shortens or abridges or condenses a written work


Abridgment   Dico Tools
A shortened version of a written work


Abroach   Dico Tools
Of a cask or barrel; "the cask was set abroach"


Abroad   Dico Tools
In a foreign country; "markets abroad"; "overseas markets"


Abroad   Dico Tools
To or in a foreign country; "they had never travelled abroad"


Abroad   Dico Tools
In a place across an ocean


Abroad   Dico Tools
Far away from home or one''s usual surroundings; "looking afield for new lands to conquer"- R.A.Hall


Abrocoma   Dico Tools
Abrocomes


Abrocome   Dico Tools
Ratlike rodent with soft fur and large ears of the Andes


Abrogate   Dico Tools
Revoke formally


Abrogation   Dico Tools
The act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation


Abrogator   Dico Tools
An authority or official empowered to abolish or annul or repeal


Abronia   Dico Tools
Genus of western North American herbs having showy flowers


Abronia_elliptica   Dico Tools
Plant having heads of fragrant white trumpet-shaped flowers; grows in sandy arid regions


Abronia_fragrans   Dico Tools
Taller than Abronia elliptica and having night-blooming flowers


Abronia_latifolia   Dico Tools
Plant having hemispherical heads of yellow trumpet-shaped flowers; found in coastal dunes from California to British Columbia


Abronia_maritima   Dico Tools
Plant having hemispherical heads of wine-red flowers; found in coastal dunes from California to Mexico


Abronia_umbellata   Dico Tools
Prostrate herb having heads of deep pink to white flowers; found in coastal dunes from British Columbia to Baja California


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Abronia_villosa   Dico Tools
Soft-haired sticky plant with heads of bright pink trumpet-shaped flowers; found in sandy desert soil; after ample rains may carpet miles of desert with pink from the southwestern United States to northern Mexico


Abrupt   Dico Tools
Surprisingly and unceremoniously brusque in manner; "an abrupt reply"


Abrupt   Dico Tools
Exceedingly sudden and unexpected; "came to an abrupt stop"; "an abrupt change in the weather"


Abrupt   Dico Tools
Extremely steep; "an abrupt canyon"; "the precipitous rapids of the upper river"; "the precipitous hills of Chinese paintings"; "a sharp drop"


Abrupt   Dico Tools
Marked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitions; "abrupt prose"


Abruption   Dico Tools
An instance of breaking off suddenly


Abruptio_placentae   Dico Tools
A disorder of pregnancy in which the placenta prematurely separates from the wall of the uterus


Abruptly   Dico Tools
Quickly and without warning; "he stopped suddenly"


Abruptly-pinnate   Dico Tools
Of a leaf shape; pinnate with a pair of leaflets at the apex


Abruptly-pinnate_leaf   Dico Tools
Pinnate with a pair of leaflets at the apex


Abruptness   Dico Tools
An abrupt discourteous manner


Abruptness   Dico Tools
The quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning


Abruptness   Dico Tools
The property possessed by a slope that is very steep


Abruzzi   Dico Tools
A mountainous region of central Italy on the Adriatic


Abruzzi_e_Molise   Dico Tools
A mountainous region of central Italy on the Adriatic


Abscess   Dico Tools
Symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue


Abscessed   Dico Tools
Infected and filled with pus; "an abscessed tooth"


Abscessed_tooth   Dico Tools
An abscess of a common kind in the tissue around a tooth


Abscise   Dico Tools
Remove or separate by abscission


Abscise   Dico Tools
Shed flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of a scar tissue


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Abscissa   Dico Tools
The value of a coordinate on the horizontal axis


Abscission   Dico Tools
The act of cutting something off


Abscission   Dico Tools
Shedding of flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of scar tissue in a plant


Abscond   Dico Tools
Run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along


Absconder   Dico Tools
A fugitive who runs away and hides to avoid arrest or prosecution


Abscondment   Dico Tools
The act of running away secretly (as to avoid arrest)


Abseil   Dico Tools
A descent down a nearly vertical surface by using a doubled rope that is coiled around the body and attached to some higher point


Abseil   Dico Tools
Lower oneself with a double rope coiled around the body from a mountainside; "The ascent was easy--roping down the mountain would be much more difficult and dangerous"; "You have to learn how to abseil when you want to do technical climbing"


Abseiler   Dico Tools
A person who descends down a nearly vertical face by using a doubled rope that is wrapped around the body and attached to some high point


Absence   Dico Tools
Failure to be present


Absence   Dico Tools
The state of being absent; "he was surprised by the absence of any explanation"


Absence   Dico Tools
Epilepsy characterized by paroxysmal attacks of brief clouding of consciousness (a possible other abnormalities)


Absence   Dico Tools
The time interval during which something or somebody is away; "he visited during my absence"


Absence_without_leave   Dico Tools
Unauthorized military absence


Absent   Dico Tools
Go away or leave; "He absented himself"


Absent   Dico Tools
Lost in thought; showing preoccupation; "an absent stare"; "an absentminded professer"; "the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence"


Absent   Dico Tools
Not in a specified place physically or mentally


Absentee   Dico Tools
One that is absent or not in residence


Absenteeism   Dico Tools
Habitual absence from work


Absentee_ballot   Dico Tools
(election) a ballot that is cast in absentia (usually mailed in prior to election day)


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Absentee_rate   Dico Tools
The percentage of workers who do not report to work


Absently   Dico Tools
In an absent-minded or preoccupied manner; "he read the letter absently"


Absentminded   Dico Tools
Lost in thought; showing preoccupation; "an absent stare"; "an absentminded professer"; "the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence"


Absentmindedly   Dico Tools
In an absent-minded or preoccupied manner; "he read the letter absently"


Absentmindedness   Dico Tools
Preoccupation so great that the ordinary demands on attention are ignored


Absinth   Dico Tools
Strong green liqueur flavored with wormwood and anise


Absinthe   Dico Tools
Strong green liqueur flavored with wormwood and anise


Absinthe   Dico Tools
Aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe


Absinthe_oil   Dico Tools
A dark bitter oil obtained obtained from wormwood leaves; flavors absinthe liqueurs


Absolute   Dico Tools
Something that is conceived to be absolute; something that does not depends on anything else and is beyond human control; "no mortal being can influence the absolute"


Absolute   Dico Tools
Perfect or complete or pure; "absolute loyalty"; "absolute silence"; "absolute truth"; "absolute alcohol"


Absolute   Dico Tools
Not capable of being violated or infringed; "infrangible human rights"


Absolute   Dico Tools
Complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers; "absolute freedom"; "an absolute dimwit"; "a downright lie"; "out-and-out mayhem"; "an out-and-out lie"; "a rank outsider"; "many right-down vices"; "got the job


Absolute   Dico Tools
Without conditions or limitations; "a total ban"


Absolute   Dico Tools
Not limited by law; "an absolute monarch"


Absolute   Dico Tools
Expressing finality with no implication of possible change; "an absolute (or unequivocal) quarantee to respect the nation''s authority"; "inability to make a conclusive (or unequivocal) refusal"


Absolute Filter Rating   Dico Tools
Filter rating meaning that 99.9% (or essentially all) of the particles larger than a specific micron rating will be trapped on or within the filter.


Absolutely   Dico Tools
Totally and definitely; without question; "we are absolutely opposed to the idea"; "he forced himself to lie absolutely still"; "iron is absolutely necessary"


Absolutely   Dico Tools
Completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers; "an absolutely magnificent painting"; "a perfectly idiotic idea"; "you''re perfectly right"; "utterly miserable"; "you can be dead sure of my innocence"; "was dead tired"; "dead right"


Absoluteness   Dico Tools
The quality of being absolute; "the absoluteness of the Pope''s decree could not be challenged"


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Absolute_alcohol   Dico Tools
Pure ethyl alcohol (containing no more than 1% water)


Absolute_ceiling   Dico Tools
The maximum altitude at which an airplane can maintain horizontal flight


Absolute_frequency   Dico Tools
The number of observations in a given statistical category


Absolute_magnitude   Dico Tools
(astronomy) the magnitude that a star would have if it were viewed from a distance of 10 parsecs (32.62 light years) from the earth


Absolute_majority   Dico Tools
(elections) more than half of the votes


Absolute_pitch   Dico Tools
The ability to identify the pitch of a tone


Absolute_scale   Dico Tools
A temperature scale that defines absolute zero as 0 degrees; water freezes at 273.16 degrees and boils at 373.16 degrees


Absolute_space   Dico Tools
Physical space independent of what occupies it


Absolute_temperature   Dico Tools
Temperature measured on the absolute scale


Absolute_threshold   Dico Tools
The lowest level of stimulation that a person can detect


Absolute_value   Dico Tools
A numerical value regardless of its sign


Absolute_viscosity   Dico Tools
A measure of the resistance to flow of a fluid under an applied force


Absolute_zero   Dico Tools
(cryogenics) the lowest temperature theoretically attainable (at which the kinetic energy of atoms and molecules is minimal); 0 Kelvin or -273.15 Centigrade or -459.67 Fahrenheit


Absolution   Dico Tools
The act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance


Absolution   Dico Tools
The condition of being formally forgiven by a priest in the sacrament of penance


Absolutism   Dico Tools
The doctrine of an absolute being


Absolutism   Dico Tools
The principle of complete and unrestricted power in government


Absolutism   Dico Tools
A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)


Absolutism   Dico Tools
Dominance through threat of punishment and violence


Absolutist   Dico Tools
One who advocates absolutism


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Absolutist   Dico Tools
Pertaining to the principle of totalitarianism


Absolutistic   Dico Tools
Pertaining to the principle of totalitarianism


Absolve   Dico Tools
Let off the hook; "I absolve you from this responsibility"


Absolve   Dico Tools
Grant remission of a sin to; "The priest absolved him and told him to say ten Hail Mary''s"


Absolved   Dico Tools
Freed from any question of guilt; "is absolved from all blame"; "was now clear of the charge of cowardice"; "his official honor is vindicated"


Absolver   Dico Tools
Someone who grants absolution


Absolvitory   Dico Tools
Providing absolution


Absorb   Dico Tools
Cause to become one with; "The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax"


Absorb   Dico Tools
Engage or engross wholly; "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"


Absorb   Dico Tools
Engross (oneself) fully; "He immersed himself into his studies"


Absorb   Dico Tools
Take up mentally; "he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe"


Absorb   Dico Tools
Assimilate or take in; "The immigrants were quickly absorbed into society"


Absorb   Dico Tools
Take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister''s words"


Absorb   Dico Tools
Become imbued; "The liquids, light, and gases absorb"


Absorb   Dico Tools
Take up, as of debts or payments; "absorb the costs for something"


Absorb   Dico Tools
Suck or take up or in; "A black star absorbs all matter"


Absorbable   Dico Tools
Capable of being absorbed or taken in through the pores of a surface


Absorbate   Dico Tools
A material that has been or is capable of being absorbed


Absorbed   Dico Tools
Taken in through the pores of a surface; "the absorbed water expanded the sponge"


Absorbed   Dico Tools
Wholly absorbed as in thought; "deep in thought"; "that engrossed look or rapt delight"; "the book had her totally engrossed"; "enwrapped in dreams"; "so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare; "rapt with wonder";


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Absorbed   Dico Tools
Retained without reflection; "the absorbed light intensity"


Absorbefacient   Dico Tools
Inducing or promoting absorption


Absorbency   Dico Tools
The property of being absorbent


Absorbent   Dico Tools
A material having capacity or tendency to absorb another substance


Absorbent   Dico Tools
Having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up (liquids); "as absorbent as a sponge"


Absorbent_cotton   Dico Tools
Cotton made absorbent by removal of the natural wax


Absorbent_material   Dico Tools
A material having capacity or tendency to absorb another substance


Absorber   Dico Tools
(physics) material in a nuclear reactor that absorbs radiation


Absorbing   Dico Tools
Capable of arousing and holding the attention; "a fascinating story"


Absorptance   Dico Tools
A measure of the rate of decrease in the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (as light) as it passes through a given substance; the fraction of incident radiant energy absorbed per unit mass or thickness of an absorber; "absorptance equals 1 minus tran


Absorption   Dico Tools
The mental state of being preoccupied by something


Absorption   Dico Tools
Complete attention; intense mental effort


Absorption   Dico Tools
(chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid


Absorption   Dico Tools
(physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium; "the absorption of photons by atoms or molecules"


Absorption   Dico Tools
The process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion


Absorption   Dico Tools
The social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another


Absorption   Dico Tools
The process of one substance actually penetrating into the structure of another substance. This is different from adsorption in which one substance adheres to the surface of another.


Absorption_band   Dico Tools
A dark band in the spectrum of white light that has been transmitted through a substance that exhibits absorption at selective wavelengths


Absorption_coefficient   Dico Tools
A measure of the rate of decrease in the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (as light) as it passes through a given substance; the fraction of incident radiant energy absorbed per unit mass or thickness of an absorber; "absorptance equals 1 minus tran


Absorption_factor   Dico Tools
(physics) the property of a body that determines the fraction of the incident radiation or sound flux absorbed or absorbable by the body


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Absorption_indicator   Dico Tools
An indicator used in reactions that involve precipitation


Absorption_spectrum   Dico Tools
The spectrum of electromagnetic radiation that has passed through a medium that absorbed radiation of certain wavelengths


Absorption_unit   Dico Tools
A unit for measuring absorption


Absorptive   Dico Tools
Having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up (liquids); "as absorbent as a sponge"


Absorptivity   Dico Tools
(physics) the property of a body that determines the fraction of the incident radiation or sound flux absorbed or absorbable by the body


Absquatulate   Dico Tools
Run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along


Abstain   Dico Tools
Choose no to consume; "I abstain from alcohol"


Abstain   Dico Tools
Refrain from voting


Abstainer   Dico Tools
A person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages


Abstainer   Dico Tools
Practices self denial as spiritual discipline


Abstemious   Dico Tools
Sparing in consumption of especially food and drink; "the pleasures of the table, never of much consequence to one naturally abstemious"- John Galsworthy


Abstemious   Dico Tools
Marked by temperance in indulgence; "abstemious meals"; "a light eater"; "a light smoker"; "ate a light supper"


Abstemiously   Dico Tools
In a sparing manner; without overindulgence; "he ate and drank abstemiously"; "indulged temperately in cocktails"


Abstemiousness   Dico Tools
Moderation in eating and drinking


Abstemiousness   Dico Tools
Restricted to bare necessities


Abstention   Dico Tools
The trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol)


Abstentious   Dico Tools
Self-restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink; "not totally abstinent but abstemious"


Abstinence   Dico Tools
Act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite


Abstinence   Dico Tools
The trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol)


Abstinent   Dico Tools
A person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages


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Abstinent   Dico Tools
Self-restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink; "not totally abstinent but abstemious"


Abstract   Dico Tools
A concept or idea not associated with any specific instance; "he loved her only in the abstract--not in person"


Abstract   Dico Tools
A sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory


Abstract   Dico Tools
Consider a concept without thinking of a specific example; consider abstractly or theoretically


Abstract   Dico Tools
Consider apart from a particular case or instance; "Let''s abstract away from this particular example"


Abstract   Dico Tools
Give an abstract (of)


Abstract   Dico Tools
Make off with belongings of others


Abstract   Dico Tools
Existing only in the mind; separated from embodiment; "abstract words like `truth'' and `justice''"


Abstract   Dico Tools
Dealing with a subject in the abstract without practical purpose or intention; "abstract reasoning"; "abstract science"


Abstract   Dico Tools
Based on specialized theory; "a theoretical analysis"


Abstract   Dico Tools
Not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of nature; "a large abstract painting"


Abstract Space   Dico Tools
Geographic model or representation of the real world. For example, maps and globes are abstractions of the real world or concrete space.


Abstracted   Dico Tools
Lost in thought; showing preoccupation; "an absent stare"; "an absentminded professer"; "the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence"


Abstracted   Dico Tools
Taken out of or separated from; "possibility is...achievability, abstracted from achievement"- A.N.Whitehead


Abstractedly   Dico Tools
In an absent-minded or preoccupied manner; "he read the letter absently"


Abstractedness   Dico Tools
Preoccupation with something to the exclusion of all else


Abstracter   Dico Tools
One who makes abstracts or summarizes information


Abstraction   Dico Tools
A general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples


Abstraction   Dico Tools
The act of withdrawing or removing something


Abstraction   Dico Tools
An abstract painting


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Abstraction   Dico Tools
Preoccupation with something to the exclusion of all else


Abstraction   Dico Tools
The process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances


Abstraction   Dico Tools
A concept or idea not associated with any specific instance; "he loved her only in the abstract--not in person"


Abstractionism   Dico Tools
An abstract genre of art; artistic content depends on internal form rather than pictorial representation


Abstractionism   Dico Tools
A representation having no reference to concrete objects or specific examples


Abstractionist   Dico Tools
A painter of abstract pictures


Abstractionist   Dico Tools
Not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of nature; "a large abstract painting"


Abstractive   Dico Tools
Of an abstracting nature or having the power of abstracting; "abstractive analysis"


Abstractly   Dico Tools
In abstract terms


Abstractness   Dico Tools
The quality of being considered apart from a specific instance or object


Abstractor   Dico Tools
One who makes abstracts or summarizes information


Abstract_art   Dico Tools
An abstract genre of art; artistic content depends on internal form rather than pictorial representation


Abstract_artist   Dico Tools
A painter of abstract pictures


Abstract_Expressionism   Dico Tools
A New York school of painting characterized by freely created abstractions; the first important school of American painting to develop independently of European styles


Abstract_thought   Dico Tools
Thinking that is coherent and logical


Abstruse   Dico Tools
Difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge; "the professor''s lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them"; "a deep metaphysical theory"; "some recondite problem in historiography"


Abstrusely   Dico Tools
In a manner difficult to understand; "the professor''s abstrusely reasoned theories were wasted on his students"


Abstruseness   Dico Tools
The quality of being unclear or abstruse and hard to understand


Abstruseness   Dico Tools
Wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound; "the anthropologist was impressed by the reconditeness of the native proverbs"


Abstrusity   Dico Tools
Wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound; "the anthropologist was impressed by the reconditeness of the native proverbs"


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Absurd   Dico Tools
Inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense; "the absurd predicament of seeming to argue that virtue is highly desirable but intensely unpleasant"- Walter Lippman


Absurd   Dico Tools
Completely devoid of wisdom or good sense; "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "that''s a cockeyed idea"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is ludicrous to call a co


Absurdity   Dico Tools
A ludicrous folly; "the crowd laughed at the absurdity of the clown''s behavior"


Absurdity   Dico Tools
A message whose content is at variance with reason


Absurdly   Dico Tools
In an absurd manner or to an absurd degree; "an absurdly rich young woman"


Absurdness   Dico Tools
A message whose content is at variance with reason


ABS_plastic   Dico Tools
Any of a class of plastics based on acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene copolymers


Abudefduf   Dico Tools
Damsel fishes


Abudefduf_saxatilis   Dico Tools
Large blue-gray black-striped damselfish; nearly worldwide


Abuja   Dico Tools
Capital of Nigeria in the center of the country


Abukir   Dico Tools
A bay on the Mediterranean Sea in northern Egypt


Abukir_Bay   Dico Tools
A bay on the Mediterranean Sea in northern Egypt


Abul-Walid_Mohammed_ibn-Ahmad_Ibn-Mohammed_ibn-Ros   Dico Tools
Arabian philosopher born in Spain; wrote detailed commentaries on Aristotle that were admired by the Schoolmen (1126-1198)


Abulia   Dico Tools
A loss of will power


Abulic   Dico Tools
Suffering from abulia; showing abnormal inability to act or make decisions


Abundance   Dico Tools
The property of a more than adequate quantity or supply; "an age of abundance"


Abundance   Dico Tools
(chemistry) the ratio of the total mass of an element in the earth''s crust to the total mass of the earth''s crust; expressed as a percentage or in parts per million


Abundance   Dico Tools
(physics) the ratio of the number of atoms of a specific isotope of an element to the total number of isotopes present


Abundant   Dico Tools
Present in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water"


Abundantly   Dico Tools
In an abundant manner; "they were abundantly supplied with food"; "he thanked her profusely"


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Abuse   Dico Tools
Cruel or inhumane treatment


Abuse   Dico Tools
Improper or excessive use


Abuse   Dico Tools
A rude expression intended to offend or hurt; "when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse"; "they yelled insults at the visiting team"


Abuse   Dico Tools
Change the inherent purpose or function of something; "Don''t abuse the system"; "The director of the factory misused the funds intended for the health care of his workers"


Abuse   Dico Tools
Use foul or abusive language towards; "The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket"; "The angry mother shouted at the teacher"


Abuse   Dico Tools
Treat badly; "This boss abuses his workers"; "She is always stepping on others to get ahead"


Abused   Dico Tools
Physically abused; "an abused wife"


Abused   Dico Tools
Abused with language


Abused   Dico Tools
Used improperly or excessively especially drugs; "an abused substance"


Abuser   Dico Tools
Someone who abuses


Abusive   Dico Tools
Characterized by physical or psychological maltreatment; "abusive punishment"; "argued...that foster homes are abusive"


Abusive   Dico Tools
Expressing offensive reproach


Abusively   Dico Tools
In an abusive manner; "he behaved abusively toward his children"


Abut   Dico Tools
Lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"


Abutilon   Dico Tools
Herbs or shrubs or small trees: flowering maple; parlor maple; indian mallow


Abutilon_theophrasti   Dico Tools
Tall annual herb or subshrub of tropical Asia having velvety leaves and yellow flowers and yielding a strong fiber; naturalized in southeastern Europe and United States


Abutment   Dico Tools
A masonry support that touches and directly receives thrust or pressure of an arch or bridge


Abutment   Dico Tools
Point of contact between two objects or parts


Abutment_arch   Dico Tools
An arch supported by an abutment


Abutter   Dico Tools
The owner of contiguous property


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Abutting   Dico Tools
Having a common boundary or edge; touching; "abutting lots"; "adjoining rooms"; "Rhode Island has two bordering states; Massachusetts and Conncecticut"; "the side of Germany conterminous with France"; "Utah and the contiguous state of Idaho"; "neighboring


Abuzz   Dico Tools
Noisy like the sound of a bee; "the room was abuzz over the latest scandal"


Abu_Ali_al-Husain_ibn_Abdallah_ibn_Sina   Dico Tools
Arabian philosopher and physician; his interpretation of Aristotle influenced St. Thomas Aquinas; writings on medicine were important for almost 500 years (980-1037)


Abu_Dhabi   Dico Tools
A sheikhdom of eastern Arabia and capital of the United Arab Emirates


Abu_Nidal_Organization   Dico Tools
A Palestinian international terrorist organization that split from the PLO in 1974; has conducted terrorist attacks in 20 countries; "in the 1980s the Fatah-RC was considered the most dangerous and murderous Palestinian terror group"


Abu_Sayyaf   Dico Tools
A small gang of terrorist thugs claiming to seek a separate Islamic state for the Muslim minority in the Philippines; uses bombing and assassination and extortion and kidnapping; "In 2001 Abu Sayyaf kidnapped twenty people and beheaded one of the American


Abvolt   Dico Tools
A unit of potential equal to one-hundred-millionth of a volt


Abwatt   Dico Tools
A power unit equal to the power dissipated when 1 abampere flows across a potential difference of 1 abvolt (one ten-thousandth of a milliwatt)


Aby   Dico Tools
Make amends for; "expiate one''s sins"


Abydos   Dico Tools
An ancient Greek colony on the Asiatic side of the Dardanelles; scene of the legend of Hero and Leander


Abye   Dico Tools
Make amends for; "expiate one''s sins"


Abyla   Dico Tools
A promontory in northern Morocco opposite the Rock of Gibraltar; one of the Pillars of Hercules


Abysm   Dico Tools
A bottomless gulf or pit; any unfathomable (or apparently unfathomable) cavity or chasm or void extending below (often used figuratively)


Abysmal   Dico Tools
So deep as to be unmeasurable; "the abyssal depths of the ocean"


Abysmal   Dico Tools
Very great; limitless; "abysmal misery"; "abysmal stupidity"


Abysmally   Dico Tools
In a terrible manner; "she sings terribly"


Abyss   Dico Tools
A bottomless gulf or pit; any unfathomable (or apparently unfathomable) cavity or chasm or void extending below (often used figuratively)


Abyssal   Dico Tools
So deep as to be unmeasurable; "the abyssal depths of the ocean"


Abyssal   Dico Tools
Relating to ocean depths from 2000 to 5000 meters


Abyssal_zone   Dico Tools
The deep sea (2000 meters or more) where there is no light


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Abyssinia   Dico Tools
Ethiopia is a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; formerly called Abyssinia


Abyssinian   Dico Tools
A small slender short-haired breed of African origin having brownish fur with a reddish undercoat


Abyssinian_banana   Dico Tools
Large evergreen arborescent herb having huge paddle-shaped leaves and bearing inedible fruit that resemble bananas but edible young flower shoots; sometimes placed in genus Musa


Abyssinian_cat   Dico Tools
A small slender short-haired breed of African origin having brownish fur with a reddish undercoat


Aby_Moritz_Warburg   Dico Tools
German art historian (1866-1929)


Aby_Warburg   Dico Tools
German art historian (1866-1929)


Ab_initio   Dico Tools
At the beginning; "at first he didn''t notice anything strange"


AC   Dico Tools
An electric current that reverses direction sinusoidally; "In the US most household current is AC at 60 cycles per second"


Ac   Dico Tools
A radioactive element of the actinide series; found in uranium ores


Acacia   Dico Tools
Any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia


Acacia_auriculiformis   Dico Tools
Australian tree that yields tanning materials


Acacia_cambegei   Dico Tools
Scrubby Australian acacia having extremely foul-smelling blossoms


Acacia_catechu   Dico Tools
East Indian spiny tree having twice-pinnate leaves and yellow flowers followed by flat pods; source of black catechu


Acacia_dealbata   Dico Tools
Evergreen Australasian tree having white or silvery bark and young leaves and yellow flowers


Acacia_farnesiana   Dico Tools
Tropical American thorny shrub or small tree; fragrant yellow flowers used in making perfumery


Acacia_melanoxylon   Dico Tools
Tall Australian acacia yielding highly valued black timber


Acacia_pycnantha   Dico Tools
Shrubby Australian tree having clusters of fragrant golden yellow flowers; widely cultivated as an ornamental


Acacia_xanthophloea   Dico Tools
African tree supposed to mark healthful regions


Academe   Dico Tools
The academic world


Academia   Dico Tools
The academic world


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Academic   Dico Tools
An educator who works at a college or university


Academic   Dico Tools
Hypothetical or theoretical and not expected to produce an immediate or practical result; "an academic discussion"; "an academic question"


Academic   Dico Tools
Marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects


Academic   Dico Tools
Associated with academia or an academy; "the academic curriculum"; "academic gowns"


Academically   Dico Tools
In regard to academic matters; "academically, this is a good school"


Academician   Dico Tools
An educator who works at a college or university


Academician   Dico Tools
A scholar who is skilled in academic disputation


Academician   Dico Tools
Someone elected to honorary membership in an academy


Academicianship   Dico Tools
The position of member of an honorary academy


Academicism   Dico Tools
Orthodoxy of a scholastic variety


Academic_administrator   Dico Tools
An administrator in a college or university


Academic_costume   Dico Tools
A costume worn on formal occasions by the faculty or students of a university or college


Academic_degree   Dico Tools
An award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study; "he earned his degree at Princeton summa cum laude"


Academic_department   Dico Tools
A division of a school that is responsible for a given subject


Academic_freedom   Dico Tools
The freedom of teachers and students to express their ideas in school without religious or political or institutional restrictions


Academic_gown   Dico Tools
A gown worn by academics or judges


Academic_program   Dico Tools
(education) a program of education in liberal arts and sciences (usually in preparation for higher education)


Academic_relation   Dico Tools
A professional relation between instructors and those they instruct


Academic_requirement   Dico Tools
A requirement for admission to or completion of an academic program


Academic_robe   Dico Tools
A gown worn by academics or judges


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Academic_session   Dico Tools
The time during which a school holds classes; "they had to shorten the school term"


Academic_term   Dico Tools
The time during which a school holds classes; "they had to shorten the school term"


Academic_year   Dico Tools
The period of time each year when the school is open and people are studying


Academism   Dico Tools
Orthodoxy of a scholastic variety


Academy   Dico Tools
A learned establishment for the advancement of knowledge


Academy   Dico Tools
A school for special training


Academy   Dico Tools
A secondary school (usually private)


Academy   Dico Tools
An institution for the advancement of art or science or literature


Academy_Award   Dico Tools
An annual award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for achievements in motion picture production and performance


Academy_of_Motion_Picture_Arts_and_Sciences   Dico Tools
An academy that gives annual awards for achievements in motion picture production and performance


Academy_of_Television_Arts_and_Sciences   Dico Tools
An academy that gives annual awards for outstanding achievements in television


Acadia   Dico Tools
The French-speaking part of the Canadian Maritime Provinces


Acadian   Dico Tools
An early French settler in the Maritimes


Acadia_National_Park   Dico Tools
A national park in Maine showing marine erosion and glaciation; includes seashore and also the highest point on the Atlantic coast


Acalypha   Dico Tools
A genus of herbs and shrubs belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae


Acalypha_virginica   Dico Tools
Weedy herb of eastern North America


Acanthaceae   Dico Tools
Widely distributed herbs and shrubs and trees; sometimes placed in the order Scrophulariales


Acanthion   Dico Tools
The craniometric point at the anterior extremity of the intermaxillary suture


Acanthisitta   Dico Tools
A genus of Xenicidae


Acanthisitta_chloris   Dico Tools
Small green-and-bronze bird


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Acanthisittidae   Dico Tools
Alternative names for the family comprising the New Zealand wrens


Acanthocephala   Dico Tools
Phylum or class of elongated wormlike parasites that live in the intestines of vertebrates: spiny-headed worms


Acanthocephalan   Dico Tools
Any of various worms living parasitically in intestines of vertebrates having a retractile proboscis covered with many hooked spines


Acanthocereus   Dico Tools
Mostly trailing cacti having nocturnal white flowers; tropical America and Caribbean region


Acanthocereus_pentagonus   Dico Tools
Cactus of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico having edible juicy fruit


Acanthocereus_tetragonus   Dico Tools
Cactus of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico having edible juicy fruit


Acanthocybium   Dico Tools
Wahoos


Acanthocybium_solandri   Dico Tools
Large fast-moving predacious food and game fish; found worldwide


Acanthocyte   Dico Tools
An abnormal red blood cell that has thorny projections of protoplasm


Acanthocytosis   Dico Tools
The presence of acanthocytes in the blood stream (as in abetalipoproteinemia)


Acanthoid   Dico Tools
Shaped like a spine or thorn


Acantholysis   Dico Tools
A breakdown of a cell layer in the epidermis (as in pemphigus)


Acanthoma   Dico Tools
A neoplasm originating in the epidermis


Acanthophis   Dico Tools
Australian elapid snakes


Acanthophis_antarcticus   Dico Tools
Venomous Australian snake resembling an adder


Acanthopterygian   Dico Tools
A teleost fish with fins that are supported by sharp inflexible rays


Acanthopterygii   Dico Tools
Teleost fishes having fins with sharp bony rays


Acanthoscelides   Dico Tools
A genus of Bruchidae


Acanthoscelides_obtectus   Dico Tools
Larvae live in and feed on growing or stored beans


Acanthosis   Dico Tools
An abnormal but benign thickening of the prickle-cell layer of the skin (as in psoriasis)


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Acanthosis_nigricans   Dico Tools
A skin disease characterized by dark wart-like patches in the body folds; can be benign or malignant


Acanthotic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or having acanthosis


Acanthous   Dico Tools
Shaped like a spine or thorn


Acanthuridae   Dico Tools
Surgeonfishes


Acanthurus   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Acanthuridae: doctorfishes


Acanthurus_chirurgus   Dico Tools
Surgeon fish of the West Indies


Acanthus   Dico Tools
Any plant of the genus Acanthus having large spiny leaves and spikes or white or purplish flowers; native to Mediterranean region but widely cultivated


Acanthus_family   Dico Tools
Widely distributed herbs and shrubs and trees; sometimes placed in the order Scrophulariales


Acanthus_mollis   Dico Tools
Widely cultivated southern European acanthus with whitish purple-veined flowers


Acapnia   Dico Tools
A state in which the level of carbon dioxide in the blood is lower than normal; can result from deep or rapid breathing


Acapnial   Dico Tools
Relating to or demonstrating acapnia


Acapnic   Dico Tools
Relating to or demonstrating acapnia


Acapnotic   Dico Tools
Relating to or demonstrating acapnia


Acapulco   Dico Tools
A port and fashionable resort city on the Pacific coast of southern Mexico; known for beaches and water sports (including cliff diving)


Acapulco_de_Juarez   Dico Tools
A port and fashionable resort city on the Pacific coast of southern Mexico; known for beaches and water sports (including cliff diving)


Acapulco_gold   Dico Tools
A particularly potent variety of marijuana


Acaracide   Dico Tools
A chemical agent used to kill mites


Acardia   Dico Tools
Congenital absence of the heart (as in the development of some monsters)


Acariasis   Dico Tools
Infestation with itch mites


Acaricide   Dico Tools
A chemical agent used to kill mites


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Acarid   Dico Tools
Very small free-living arachnid that is parasitic on animals or plants; related to ticks


Acaridae   Dico Tools
Mites


Acaridiasis   Dico Tools
Infestation with itch mites


Acarina   Dico Tools
Mites and ticks


Acarine   Dico Tools
Mite or tick


Acariosis   Dico Tools
Infestation with itch mites


Acaroid_resin   Dico Tools
An alcohol-soluble resin from Australian trees; used in varnishes and in manufacturing paper


Acarophobia   Dico Tools
A morbid fear of small insects and mites and worms


Acarpellous   Dico Tools
Having no carpels


Acarpelous   Dico Tools
Having no carpels


Acarpous   Dico Tools
Producing no fruit


Acarus   Dico Tools
A mite of the genus Acarus


Acaryote   Dico Tools
A cell without a nucleus (as an erythrocyte)


Acatalectic   Dico Tools
(verse) metrically complete; especially having the full number of syllables in the final metrical foot


Acataphasia   Dico Tools
A disorder in which a lesion to the central nervous system leaves you unable to formulate a statement or to express yourself in an organized manner


Acathexia   Dico Tools
An inability to retain bodily secretions


Acathexis   Dico Tools
(psychoanalysis) a lack of cathexis; a condition in which significant objects or memories arouse no emotion in an individual


Acaudal   Dico Tools
Lacking a tail or taillike appendage


Acaudate   Dico Tools
Lacking a tail or taillike appendage


Acaulescent   Dico Tools
Having no apparent stem above ground


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ACC   Dico Tools
A command that is the primary provider of air combat weapon systems to the United States Air Force; operates fighter and bomber and reconnaissance and and battle-management and rescue aircraft


Accaroid_resin   Dico Tools
An alcohol-soluble resin from Australian trees; used in varnishes and in manufacturing paper


Accede   Dico Tools
To agree or express agreement; "The Maestro assented to the request for an encore"


Accede   Dico Tools
Submit or yield to another''s wish or opinion; "The government bowed to the military pressure"


Accede   Dico Tools
Take on duties or office; "accede to the throne"


Accelerando   Dico Tools
A gradually increasing tempo of music; "my ear will not accept such violent accelerandos"


Accelerando   Dico Tools
Gradually increasing in tempo


Accelerando   Dico Tools
With increasing speed; "here you must play accelerando"


Accelerate   Dico Tools
Move faster; "The car accelerated"


Accelerate   Dico Tools
Cause to move faster; "He accelerated the car"


Accelerated   Dico Tools
Caused to go more rapidly


Accelerated   Dico Tools
Speeded up, as of an academic course; "in an accelerated program in school"


Accelerating   Dico Tools
Increasing in speed; becoming progressively faster; "the accelerating inflation was cause for great concern"


Acceleration   Dico Tools
The act of accelerating; increasing the speed


Acceleration   Dico Tools
An increase in speed; "modern science caused an acceleration of cultural change"


Acceleration   Dico Tools
(physics) a rate of change of velocity


Acceleration_unit   Dico Tools
A unit for measuring acceleration


Accelerative   Dico Tools
Tending to increase velocity


Accelerator   Dico Tools
A valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine


Accelerator   Dico Tools
A scientific instrument that increases the kinetic energy of charged particles


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Accelerator   Dico Tools
A pedal that controls the throttle valve; "he stepped on the gas"


Accelerator   Dico Tools
(chemistry) a substance that initiates or accelerates a chemical reaction without itself being affected


Acceleratory   Dico Tools
Tending to increase velocity


Accelerator_factor   Dico Tools
A coagulation factor


Accelerator_pedal   Dico Tools
A pedal that controls the throttle valve; "he stepped on the gas"


Accelerometer   Dico Tools
An instrument for measuring the acceleration of aircraft or rockets


Accent   Dico Tools
A diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation


Accent   Dico Tools
The relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch); "he put the stress on the wrong syllable"


Accent   Dico Tools
Distinctive manner of oral expression; "he couldn''t suppress his contemptuous accent"; "she had a very clear speech pattern"


Accent   Dico Tools
The usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people; "the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English"; "he has a strong German accent"


Accent   Dico Tools
Special importance or significance; "the red light gave the central figure increased emphasis"; "the room was decorated in shades of gray with distinctive red accents"


Accent   Dico Tools
Put stress on; utter with an accent; "In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word"


Accent   Dico Tools
To stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"


Accented   Dico Tools
Used of syllables or musical beats


Accented   Dico Tools
Used of syllables; "a tonic syllables carries the main stress in a word"


Accenting   Dico Tools
The act of giving special importance or significance to something


Accentor   Dico Tools
Small sparrow-like songbird of mountainous regions of Eurasia


Accentual   Dico Tools
(of verse) having a metric system based on stress rather than syllables or quantity; "accentual poetry is based on the number of stresses in a line"; "accentual rhythm"


Accentual   Dico Tools
Of or pertaining to accent or stress


Accentual_system   Dico Tools
The system of accentuation used in a particular language


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Accentuate   Dico Tools
Put stress on; utter with an accent; "In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word"


Accentuate   Dico Tools
To stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"


Accentuation   Dico Tools
The act of giving special importance or significance to something


Accentuation   Dico Tools
The use or application of an accent; the relative prominence of syllables in a phrase or utterance


Accent_mark   Dico Tools
A diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation


Accept   Dico Tools
Tolerate or accommodate oneself to; "I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions"; "I swallowed the insult"; "She has learned to live with her husband''s little idiosyncracies"


Accept   Dico Tools
Consider or hold as true; "I cannot accept the dogma of this church"; "accept an argument"


Accept   Dico Tools
Be sexually responsive to, used of a female domesticated mammal; "The cow accepted the bull"


Accept   Dico Tools
React favorably to; consider right and proper; "People did not accept atonal music at that time"; "We accept the idea of universal health care"


Accept   Dico Tools
Give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to; "I cannot accept your invitation"; "I go for this resolution"


Accept   Dico Tools
Make use of or accept for some purpose; "take a risk"; "take an opportunity"


Accept   Dico Tools
Of a deliberative body: receive (a report) officially, as from a committee


Accept   Dico Tools
Receive willingly something given or offered; "The only girl who would have him was the miller''s daughter"; "I won''t have this dog in my house!"; "Please accept my present"


Accept   Dico Tools
Admit into a group or community; "accept students for graduate study"; "We''ll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member"


Accept   Dico Tools
Take on as one''s own the expenses or debts of another person; "I''ll accept the charges"; "She agreed to bear the responsibility"


Accept   Dico Tools
Be designed to hold or take; "This surface will not take the dye"


Acceptability   Dico Tools
Satisfactoriness by virtue of conforming to approved standards


Acceptable   Dico Tools
Worthy of acceptance or satisfactory; "acceptable levels of radiation"; "performances varied from acceptable to excellent"


Acceptable   Dico Tools
Adequate for the purpose; "the water was acceptable for drinking"


Acceptable   Dico Tools
Meeting requirements; "the step makes a satisfactory seat"


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Acceptable   Dico Tools
Judged to be in conformity with approved usage; "acceptable English usage"


Acceptableness   Dico Tools
Satisfactoriness by virtue of conforming to approved standards


Acceptably   Dico Tools
In an acceptable (but not outstanding) manner; "she plays tennis tolerably"


Acceptance   Dico Tools
The act of taking something that is offered; "her acceptance of the gift encouraged him"; "he anticipated their acceptance of his offer"


Acceptance   Dico Tools
The act of accepting with approval; favorable reception; "its adoption by society"; "the proposal found wide acceptance"


Acceptance   Dico Tools
A disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations; "all people should practice toleration and live together in peace"


Acceptance   Dico Tools
The mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true; "he gave credence to the gossip"; "acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years"


Acceptance   Dico Tools
(contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract)


Acceptance   Dico Tools
Banking: a time draft drawn on and accepted by a bank


Acceptance   Dico Tools
The state of being acceptable and accepted; "torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club"


Acceptance_sampling   Dico Tools
A statistical procedure for accepting or rejecting a batch of merchandise or documents; involves determining the maximum number of defects discovered in a sample before the entire batch is rejected


Acceptant   Dico Tools
Accepting willingly; "acceptive of every new idea"; "an acceptant type of mind"


Acceptation   Dico Tools
The act of accepting with approval; favorable reception; "its adoption by society"; "the proposal found wide acceptance"


Acceptation   Dico Tools
The accepted meaning of a word


Acceptation   Dico Tools
Acceptance as true or valid


Accepted   Dico Tools
Generally approved or compelling recognition; "several accepted techniques for treating the condition"; "his recognized superiority in this kind of work"


Accepted   Dico Tools
Generally agreed upon; not subject to dispute; "the accepted interpretation of the poem"; "an accepted theory"


Accepted   Dico Tools
Widely accepted as true or worthy; "the accepted wisdom about old age"; "a received moral idea"; "Received political wisdom says not; surveys show otherwise"- Economist


Accepted   Dico Tools
Widely or permanently accepted; "an accepted precedent"


Accepted   Dico Tools
Generally accepted or used; "accepted methods of harmony and melody"; "three accepted types of pump"


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Accepted   Dico Tools
Judged to be in conformity with approved usage; "acceptable English usage"


Accepting   Dico Tools
Tolerating without protest; "always more accepting of coaching suggestion than her teammates"; "the atmosphere was judged to be more supporting and accepting"


Acceptive   Dico Tools
Inclined to accept rather than reject; "she was seldom acceptive of my suggestions"


Acceptive   Dico Tools
Accepting willingly; "acceptive of every new idea"; "an acceptant type of mind"


Acceptor   Dico Tools
The person (or institution) who accepts a check or draft and becomes responsible for paying the party named in the draft when it matures


Acceptor   Dico Tools
(chemistry) in the formation of a coordinate bond it is the compound to which electrons are donated


Acceptor_RNA   Dico Tools
Short-chain RNA molecules present in the cell (in at least 20 varieties, each variety capable of combining with a specific amino acid) that attach the correct amino acid to the protein chain that is being synthesized at the ribosome of the cell (according


Access   Dico Tools
The act of approaching or entering; "he gained access to the building"


Access   Dico Tools
A way of entering or leaving; "he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge"


Access   Dico Tools
(computer science) the operation of reading or writing stored information


Access   Dico Tools
The right to obtain or make use of or take advantage of something (as services or membership)


Access   Dico Tools
The right to enter


Access   Dico Tools
Reach or gain access to; "How does one access the attic in this house?"; "I cannot get to the T.V. antenna, even if I climb on the roof"


Access   Dico Tools
Obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer


Accessary   Dico Tools
Someone who helps another person commit a crime


Accessibility   Dico Tools
The attribute of being easy to meet or deal with


Accessibility   Dico Tools
The quality of being at hand when needed


Accessible   Dico Tools
Capable of being reached; "a town accessible by rail"


Accessible   Dico Tools
Easy to get along with or talk to; friendly; "an accessible and genial man"


Accessible   Dico Tools
Easily obtained; "most students now have computers accessible"; "accessible money"


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Accessible   Dico Tools
Capable of being read with comprehension; "readily accessible to the nonprofessional reader"; "the tales seem more approachable than his more difficult novels"


Accession   Dico Tools
The act of attaining or gaining access to a new office or right or position (especially the throne); "Elizabeth''s accession in 1558"


Accession   Dico Tools
The right to enter


Accession   Dico Tools
Agreeing with or consenting to (often unwillingly); "accession to such demands would set a dangerous precedent"; "assenting to the Congressional determination"


Accession   Dico Tools
Something added to what you already have; "the librarian shelved the new accessions"; "he was a new addition to the staff"


Accession   Dico Tools
(civil law) the right to all of that which your property produces whether by growth or improvement


Accession   Dico Tools
A process of increasing by addition (as to a collection or group); "the art collectin grew through accession"


Accession   Dico Tools
Make a record of additions to a collection, such as a library


Accessional   Dico Tools
Of or constituting an accession


Accessorial   Dico Tools
Something added that is nonessential but helpful; "accessorial services included sorting and packing"


Accessory   Dico Tools
A supplementary component that improves capability


Accessory   Dico Tools
Clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing


Accessory   Dico Tools
Someone who helps another person commit a crime


Accessory   Dico Tools
Relating to something that is added but is not essential; "an ancillary pump"; "an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism"; "The mind and emotions are auxilliary to each other"


Accessory_after_the_fact   Dico Tools
A person who gives assistance or comfort to someone known to be a felon or known to be sought in connection with the commission of a felony


Accessory_before_the_fact   Dico Tools
A person who procures or advises or commands the commission of a felony but who is not present at its perpetration


Accessory_cephalic_vein   Dico Tools
A vein that passes along the radial edge of the forearm and joins the cephalic vein near the elbow


Accessory_during_the_fact   Dico Tools
A person who witnesses a crime but does not try to prevent it


Accessory_fruit   Dico Tools
Fruit containing much fleshy tissue besides that of the ripened ovary; as apple or strawberry


Accessory_hemiazygos_vein   Dico Tools
A vein formed by the union of the 4th to 7th posterior intercostal veins; empties into the azygos vein


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Accessory_hemiazygous_vein   Dico Tools
A vein formed by the union of the 4th to 7th posterior intercostal veins; empties into the azygos vein


Accessory_nerve   Dico Tools
Arises from two sets of roots (cranial and spinal) that unite to form the accessory nerve trunk


Accessory_vertebral_vein   Dico Tools
A vein that accompanies the vertebral vein but passes through the foramen of the transverse process of the 7th cervical vertebra and empties into the brachiocephalic vein


Access_road   Dico Tools
A short road giving access to an expressway; "in England they call an access road a slip road"


Access_time   Dico Tools
(computer science) the interval between the time data is requested by the system and the time the data is provided by the drive; "access time is the sum of seek time and rotational latency and command processing overhead"


Accho   Dico Tools
A town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean


Acciaccatura   Dico Tools
An embellishing note usually written in smaller size


Accidence   Dico Tools
The part of grammar that deals with the inflections of words


Accident   Dico Tools
Anything that happens by chance without an apparent cause


Accident   Dico Tools
A mishap; especially one causing injury or death


Accident-prone   Dico Tools
Having more than the average number of accidents


Accidental   Dico Tools
A musical notation that makes a note sharp or flat or natural although that is not part of the key signature


Accidental   Dico Tools
Without intention (especially resulting from heedless action); "with an inadvertent gesture she swept the vase off the table"; "accidental poisoning"; "an accidental shooting"


Accidental   Dico Tools
Associated by chance and not an integral part; "poetry is something to which words are the accidental, not by any means the essential form"- Frederick W. Robertson; "they had to decide whether his misconduct was adventitious or the result of a flaw in his


Accidental   Dico Tools
Occurring or appearing or singled out by chance; "their accidental meeting led to a renewal of their friendship"; "seek help from casual passers-by"; "a casual meeting"; "a chance occurrence"


Accidentally   Dico Tools
Without advance planning; "they met accidentally"


Accidentally   Dico Tools
Without intention; in an unintentional manner; "she hit him unintentionally"


Accidentally   Dico Tools
In an incidental manner; "these magnificent achievements were only incidentally influenced by Oriental models"


Accidental_injury   Dico Tools
An accident that results in physical damage or hurt


Accident_surgery   Dico Tools
The branch of medicine that deals with the surgical repair of injuries and wounds arising from accidents


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Accipiter   Dico Tools
Type genus of the family Accipitridae


Accipiter_cooperii   Dico Tools
Bluish-gray North American hawk having a darting flight


Accipiter_gentilis   Dico Tools
Large hawk of Eurasia and North America used in falconry


Accipiter_nisus   Dico Tools
Small hawk of Eurasia and northern Africa


Accipitridae   Dico Tools
Hawks; Old World vultures; kites; harriers; eagles


Accipitriformes   Dico Tools
In some classifications an alternative name for the Falconiformes


Accipitrine   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or belonging to the genus Accipiter (or to typical hawks)


Acclaim   Dico Tools
Enthusiastic approval; "the book met with modest acclaim"; "he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd"; "they gave him more eclat than he really deserved"


Acclaim   Dico Tools
Praise vociferously; "The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein"


Acclaim   Dico Tools
Clap one''s hands or shout after performances to indicate approval


Acclamation   Dico Tools
Enthusiastic approval; "the book met with modest acclaim"; "he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd"; "they gave him more eclat than he really deserved"


Acclimate   Dico Tools
Get used to a certain climate; "They never acclimatized in Egypt"


Acclimation   Dico Tools
Adaptation to a new climate (a new temperature or altitude or environment)


Acclimatisation   Dico Tools
Adaptation to a new climate (a new temperature or altitude or environment)


Acclimatise   Dico Tools
Get used to a certain climate; "They never acclimatized in Egypt"


Acclimatization   Dico Tools
Adaptation to a new climate (a new temperature or altitude or environment)


Acclimatize   Dico Tools
Get used to a certain climate; "They never acclimatized in Egypt"


Acclivitous   Dico Tools
Sloping upward


Acclivity   Dico Tools
An upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn''t make it up the rise"


Accolade   Dico Tools
A tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery"


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Accommodate   Dico Tools
Make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country"


Accommodate   Dico Tools
Make compatible with; "The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories"


Accommodate   Dico Tools
Provide a service or favor for someone; "We had to oblige him"


Accommodate   Dico Tools
Provide with something desired or needed; "Can you accommodate me with a rental car?"


Accommodate   Dico Tools
Provide housing for; "We are lodging three foreign students this semester"


Accommodate   Dico Tools
Be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs"


Accommodate   Dico Tools
Have room for; hold without crowding; "This hotel can accommodate 250 guests"; "The theater admits 300 people"; "The auditorium can''t hold more than 500 people"


Accommodating   Dico Tools
Helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation; "the warden was always accommodating in allowing visitors in"; "made a special effort to be accommodating"


Accommodating   Dico Tools
Obliging; willing to do favors; "made a special effort to be accommodating"


Accommodatingly   Dico Tools
In accommodation; "obligingly, he lowered his voice"


Accommodation   Dico Tools
(physiology) the automatic adjustment in focal length of the lens of the eye


Accommodation   Dico Tools
The act of providing something (lodging or seat or food) to meet a need


Accommodation   Dico Tools
Living quarters provided for public convenience; "overnight accommodations are available"


Accommodation   Dico Tools
In the theories of Jean Piaget: the modification of internal representations in order to accommodate a changing knowledge of reality


Accommodation   Dico Tools
A settlement of differences; "they reached an accommodation with Japan"


Accommodation   Dico Tools
Making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances


Accommodational   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the accommodation of the lens of the eye; "accommodational strain"


Accommodation_endorser   Dico Tools
A person who endorses a promissory note without compensation or benefit but simply as a favor to the borrower


Accommodation_ladder   Dico Tools
(nautical) a portable ladder hung over the side of a vessel to give access to small boats alongside


Accommodation_reflex   Dico Tools
Reflex changes in the eyes that enable an object to be focused on the retina


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Accommodative   Dico Tools
Helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation; "the warden was always accommodating in allowing visitors in"; "made a special effort to be accommodating"


Accommodative   Dico Tools
Tending to reconcile or accommodate; bringing into harmony


Accommodative   Dico Tools
Willing to adjust to differences in order to obtain agreement


Accommodator   Dico Tools
Someone who performs a service or does a favor


Accompanied   Dico Tools
Having accompaniment or companions or escort; "there were lone gentlemen and gentlemen accompanied by their wives"


Accompaniment   Dico Tools
The act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them


Accompaniment   Dico Tools
A subordinate musical part; provides background for more important parts


Accompaniment   Dico Tools
An event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another


Accompanist   Dico Tools
A person who provides musical accompaniment (usually on a piano)


Accompany   Dico Tools
Perform an accompaniment to; "The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano"


Accompany   Dico Tools
Go or travel along with; "The nurse accompanied the old lady everywhere"


Accompany   Dico Tools
Be associated with; "French fries come with the hamburger"


Accompany   Dico Tools
Be a companion to somebody


Accompanying   Dico Tools
Following as a consequence; "an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with related problems"; "snags incidental to the changeover in management"


Accompanying_vein   Dico Tools
A vein accompanying another structure; a vein may accompany an artery in such a way that the arterial pulses aid venous return


Accompanyist   Dico Tools
A person who provides musical accompaniment (usually on a piano)


Accomplice   Dico Tools
A person who joins with another in carrying out some plan (especially an unethical or illegal plan)


Accomplish   Dico Tools
Put in effect; "carry out a task"; "execute the decision of the people"; "He actioned the operation"


Accomplish   Dico Tools
To gain with effort; "she achieved her goal despite setbacks"


Accomplishable   Dico Tools
Capable of existing or taking place or proving true; possible to do


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Accomplished   Dico Tools
Successfully completed or brought to an end; "his mission accomplished he took a vacation"; "the completed project"; "the joy of a realized ambition overcame him"


Accomplished   Dico Tools
Settled securely and unconditionally; "that smoking causes health problems is an accomplished fact"


Accomplished   Dico Tools
Highly skilled; "an accomplished pianist"; "a complete musician"


Accomplished_fact   Dico Tools
An irreversible accomplishment


Accomplishment   Dico Tools
The action of accomplishing something


Accomplishment   Dico Tools
An ability that has been acquired by training


Accord   Dico Tools
Sympathetic compatibility


Accord   Dico Tools
A written agreement between two states or sovereigns


Accord   Dico Tools
Concurrence of opinion; "we are in accord with your proposal"


Accord   Dico Tools
Harmony of people''s opinions or actions or characters; "the two parties were in agreement"


Accord   Dico Tools
Allow to have; "grant a privilege"


Accord   Dico Tools
Go together; "The colors don''t harmonize"; "Their ideas concorded"


Accordance   Dico Tools
The act of granting rights; "the accordance to Canada of rights of access"


Accordance   Dico Tools
Concurrence of opinion; "we are in accord with your proposal"


Accordance_of_rights   Dico Tools
The act of granting rights; "the accordance to Canada of rights of access"


Accordant   Dico Tools
Being in agreement or harmony; often followed by `with''; "a place perfectly accordant with man''s nature"-Thomas Hardy


Accordant   Dico Tools
In keeping; "salaries agreeable with current trends"; "plans conformable with your wishes"; "expressed views concordant with his background"


According   Dico Tools
(followed by `to'') as reported or stated by; "according to historians"


According   Dico Tools
(followed by `to'') in agreement with or accordant with; "according to instructions"


Accordingly   Dico Tools
(sentence connectors) because of the reason given; "consequently, he didn''t do it"; "continued to have severe headaches and accordingly returned to the doctor"


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Accordingly   Dico Tools
In accordance with; "she acted accordingly"


Accordion   Dico Tools
A portable box-shaped free-reed instrument; the reeds are made to vibrate by air from the bellows controlled by the player


Accordion   Dico Tools
Arranged in parallel folds; "plicate leaves"


Accordionist   Dico Tools
A musician who plays the accordion


Accordion_door   Dico Tools
An interior door that opens by folding back in sections (rather than by swinging on hinges)


Accord_and_satisfaction   Dico Tools
The settlement of a debt by paying less than the amount demanded in exchange for extinguishing the debt


Accost   Dico Tools
Approach with an offer of sexual favors; "he was solicited by a prostitute"; "The young man was caught soliciting in the park"


Accost   Dico Tools
Speak to someone


Accouchement   Dico Tools
The parturition process in human beings; having a baby; the process of giving birth to a child


Accoucheur   Dico Tools
A physician specializing in obstetrics


Accoucheuse   Dico Tools
A woman skilled in aiding the delivery of babies


Account   Dico Tools
The quality of taking advantage; "she turned her writing skills to good account"


Account   Dico Tools
Importance or value; "a person of considerable account"; "he predicted that although it is of small account now it will rapidly increase in importance"


Account   Dico Tools
A record or narrative description of past events; "a history of France"; "he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president"; "the story of exposure to lead"


Account   Dico Tools
An itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered; "he paid his bill and left"; "send me an account of what I owe"


Account   Dico Tools
A short account of the news; "the report of his speech"; "the story was on the 11 o''clock news"; "the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious"


Account   Dico Tools
A statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.; "the explanation was very simple"; "I expected a brief account"


Account   Dico Tools
The act of informing by verbal report; "he heard reports that they were causing trouble"; "by all accounts they were a happy couple"


Account   Dico Tools
Grounds; "don''t do it on my account"; "the paper was rejected on account of its length"; "he tried to blame the victim but his success on that score was doubtful"


Account   Dico Tools
A statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance; "they send me an accounting every month"


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Account   Dico Tools
A formal contractual relationship established to provide for regular banking or brokerage or business services; "he asked to see the executive who handled his account"


Account   Dico Tools
Furnish a justifying analysis or explanation; "I can''t account for the missing money"


Account   Dico Tools
To give an account or representation of in words; "Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental"


Account   Dico Tools
Keep an account of


Account   Dico Tools
Be the sole or primary factor in the existence, acquisition, supply, or disposal of something; "Passing grades account for half of the grades given in this exam"


Accountability   Dico Tools
Responsibility to someone or for some activity


Accountable   Dico Tools
Liable to account for one''s actions; "governments must be accountable to someone beside themselves"; "fully accountable for what they did"; "the court held the parents answerable for their minor child''s acts of vandalism"; "he was answerable to no one"


Accountancy   Dico Tools
The occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a business


Accountant   Dico Tools
Someone who maintains and audits business accounts


Accountantship   Dico Tools
The position of accountant


Accounting   Dico Tools
The occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a business


Accounting   Dico Tools
A system that provides quantitative information about finances


Accounting   Dico Tools
A convincing explanation that reveals basic causes; "he was unable to give a clear accounting for his actions"


Accounting   Dico Tools
A statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance; "they send me an accounting every month"


Accounting   Dico Tools
A bookkeeper''s chronological list of related debits and credits of a business; forms part of a ledger of accounts


Accounting_data   Dico Tools
All the data (ledgers and journals and spreadsheets) that support a financial statement; can be hard copy or machine readable


Accounting_entry   Dico Tools
A written record of a commercial transaction


Accounting_firm   Dico Tools
A firm of accountants who provide accounting and auditing services for a fee


Accounting_principle   Dico Tools
A principle that governs current accounting practice and that is used as a reference to determine the appropriate treatment of complex transactions


Accounting_standard   Dico Tools
A principle that governs current accounting practice and that is used as a reference to determine the appropriate treatment of complex transactions


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Accounting_system   Dico Tools
A bookkeeper''s chronological list of related debits and credits of a business; forms part of a ledger of accounts


Accounts_payable   Dico Tools
A debtor''s accounts of money he owes; normally arise from the purchase of products or services


Accounts_receivable   Dico Tools
A creditor''s accounts of money owed to him; normally arise from the sale of products or services


Account_book   Dico Tools
A record in which commercial accounts are recorded; "they got a subpoena to examine our books"


Account_executive   Dico Tools
Someone in charge of a client''s account for an advertising agency or brokerage or other service business


Account_for   Dico Tools
Give reasons for; "Can you account for all these absences?"


Account_for   Dico Tools
Be the reason or explanation for; "The recession accounts for the slow retail business"


Account_payable   Dico Tools
A liability account showing how much is owed for goods and services purchased on credit


Account_representative   Dico Tools
Someone in charge of a client''s account for an advertising agency or brokerage or other service business


Account_statement   Dico Tools
A statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance; "they send me an accounting every month"


Accouter   Dico Tools
Provide with military equipment


Accoutered   Dico Tools
Provided with necessary articles of equipment for a specialized purpose (especially military); "troops accoutered for battle"; "properly accoutered for the trip"


Accouterment   Dico Tools
Clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing


Accoutre   Dico Tools
Provide with military equipment


Accoutred   Dico Tools
Provided with necessary articles of equipment for a specialized purpose (especially military); "troops accoutered for battle"; "properly accoutered for the trip"


Accoutrement   Dico Tools
Clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing


Accra   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city of Ghana with a deep-water port


Accredit   Dico Tools
Give credit for; "She was not properly credited in the program"


Accredit   Dico Tools
Grant credentials to; "The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution"; "recognize an academic degree"


Accredit   Dico Tools
Provide or send (envoys or embassadors) with official credentials


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Accreditation   Dico Tools
The act of granting credit or recognition (especially with respect to educational institution that maintains suitable standards); "a commission is responsible for the accreditation of medical schools"


Accredited   Dico Tools
Given official approval to act; "an accredited college"; "commissioned broker"; "licensed pharmacist"; "authorized representative"


Accrete   Dico Tools
Grow or become attached by accretion; "The story accreted emotion"


Accrete   Dico Tools
Grow together (of plants and organs); "After many years the rose bushes grew together"


Accretion   Dico Tools
(law) an increase in a beneficiary''s share in an estate (as when a co-beneficiary dies or fails to meet some condition or rejects the inheritance)


Accretion   Dico Tools
An increase by natural growth or addition


Accretion   Dico Tools
(geology) an increase in land resulting from alluvial deposits or water-borne sediment


Accretion   Dico Tools
(biology) growth by addition as by the adhesion of parts or particles


Accretion   Dico Tools
(astronomy) the formation of a celestial object by the effect of gravity pulling together surrounding objects and gases


Accretion   Dico Tools
Something contributing to growth or increase; "he scraped away the accretions of paint"; "the central city surrounded by recent accretions"


Accretionary   Dico Tools
Marked or produced by accretion


Accretive   Dico Tools
Growing by accretion


Accroides   Dico Tools
An alcohol-soluble resin from Australian trees; used in varnishes and in manufacturing paper


Accroides_gum   Dico Tools
An alcohol-soluble resin from Australian trees; used in varnishes and in manufacturing paper


Accroides_resin   Dico Tools
An alcohol-soluble resin from Australian trees; used in varnishes and in manufacturing paper


Accrual   Dico Tools
The act of accumulating


Accrual_basis   Dico Tools
A method of accounting in which each item is entered as it is earned or incurred regardless of when actual payments are received or made


Accrue   Dico Tools
Grow by addition; "The interest accrues"


Accrue   Dico Tools
Come into the possession of; "The house accrued to the oldest son"


Accrued   Dico Tools
Periodically accumulated over time; "accrued interest"; "accrued leave"


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Accruement   Dico Tools
The act of accumulating


Acculturate   Dico Tools
Assimilate culturally


Acculturation   Dico Tools
The adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture; "the socialization of children to the norms of their culture"


Acculturation   Dico Tools
The process of assimilating new ideas into an existing cognitive structure


Acculturation   Dico Tools
All the knowledge and values shared by a society


Acculturational   Dico Tools
Of or relating to acculturation


Acculturative   Dico Tools
Of or relating to acculturation


Accumbent   Dico Tools
Lying down; in a position of comfort or rest


Accumulate   Dico Tools
Collect or gather; "Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up"


Accumulate   Dico Tools
Get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the man''s unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune"


Accumulated   Dico Tools
Brought together into a group or crowd; "the accumulated letters in my office"


Accumulated   Dico Tools
Periodically accumulated over time; "accrued interest"; "accrued leave"


Accumulation   Dico Tools
The act of accumulating


Accumulation   Dico Tools
Several things grouped together or considered as a whole


Accumulation   Dico Tools
(finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation


Accumulation   Dico Tools
An increase by natural growth or addition


Accumulation Tank   Dico Tools
A vessel or tank, which receives and stores product water for use on demand.


Accumulative   Dico Tools
Marked by acquiring or amassing; "we live in an accumulative society"


Accumulative   Dico Tools
Increasing by successive addition; "the benefits are cumulative"; "the eventual accumulative effect of these substances"


Accumulator   Dico Tools
(computer science) a register that has a built-in adder that adds an input number to the contents of the accumulator


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Accumulator   Dico Tools
A voltaic battery that stores electric charge


Accumulator   Dico Tools
A person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)


Accumulator_register   Dico Tools
(computer science) a register that has a built-in adder that adds an input number to the contents of the accumulator


Accuracy   Dico Tools
The quality of nearness to the truth or the true value; "he was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass"; "the lawyer questioned the truth of my account"


Accuracy   Dico Tools
(mathematics) the number of significant figures given in a number; "the atomic clock enabled scientists to measure time with much greater accuracy"


Accurate   Dico Tools
Conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy; "an accurate reproduction"; "the accounting was accurate"; "accurate measurements"; "an accurate scale"


Accurate   Dico Tools
(of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct; "a precise image"; "a precise measurement"


Accurately   Dico Tools
With few mistakes; "he works very accurately"


Accurately   Dico Tools
Strictly correctly; "repeated the order accurately"


Accursed   Dico Tools
Under a curse


Accurst   Dico Tools
Under a curse


Accusal   Dico Tools
A formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt


Accusation   Dico Tools
An assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence; "the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving"


Accusation   Dico Tools
A formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt


Accusative   Dico Tools
The category of nouns serving as the direct object of a verb


Accusative   Dico Tools
Containing or expressing accusation; "an accusitive forefinger"; "black accusatory looks"; "accusive shoes and telltale trousers"- O.Henry; "his accusing glare"


Accusative   Dico Tools
Serving as or indicating the object of a verb or of certain prepositions and used for certain other purposes; "objective case"; "accusative endings"


Accusative_case   Dico Tools
The category of nouns serving as the direct object of a verb


Accusatorial   Dico Tools
Specifically indicating a form of prosecution in which one is publicly accused of and tried for a crime and in which the judge is not also the prosecutor


Accusatory   Dico Tools
Containing or expressing accusation; "an accusitive forefinger"; "black accusatory looks"; "accusive shoes and telltale trousers"- O.Henry; "his accusing glare"


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Accuse   Dico Tools
Bring an accusation against; level a charge against; "He charged the man with spousal abuse"


Accuse   Dico Tools
Blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against; "he charged me director with indifference"


Accused   Dico Tools
A defendant in a criminal proceeding


Accuser   Dico Tools
Someone who imputes guilt or blame


Accusing   Dico Tools
Containing or expressing accusation; "an accusitive forefinger"; "black accusatory looks"; "accusive shoes and telltale trousers"- O.Henry; "his accusing glare"


Accusingly   Dico Tools
In an accusing manner; "he looked at her accusingly"


Accusive   Dico Tools
Containing or expressing accusation; "an accusitive forefinger"; "black accusatory looks"; "accusive shoes and telltale trousers"- O.Henry; "his accusing glare"


Accustom   Dico Tools
Make psychologically or physically used (to something); "She became habituated to the background music"


Accustomed   Dico Tools
(often followed by `to'') in the habit of or adapted to; "accustomed to doing her own work"; "I''ve grown accustomed to her face"


Accustomed   Dico Tools
Commonly used or practiced; usual; "his accustomed thoroughness"; "took his customary morning walk"; "his habitual comment"; "with her wonted candor"


Ace   Dico Tools
A serve that the receiver is unable to reach


Ace   Dico Tools
One of four playing cards in a deck having a single pip on its face


ACE   Dico Tools
A major strategic headquarters of NATO; safeguards an are extending from Norway to Turkey


Ace   Dico Tools
Someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field


Ace   Dico Tools
The smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number; "he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it"; "they had lunch at one"


Ace   Dico Tools
Serve an ace against (someone)


Ace   Dico Tools
Play (a hole) in one stroke


Ace   Dico Tools
Score an ace against; "He aced his opponents"


Ace   Dico Tools
Succeed at easily; "She sailed through her exams"; "You will pass with flying colors"; "She nailed her astrophysics course"


Ace   Dico Tools
Of the highest quality; "an ace reporter"; "a crack shot"; "a first-rate golfer"; "a super party"; "played top-notch tennis"; "an athlete in tiptop condition"; "she is absolutely tops"


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Acebutolol   Dico Tools
An oral beta blocker (trade name Sectral) used in treating hypertension


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