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An alphabetical listing of General terms and items.

 
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Street names for cocaine


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The 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet


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A general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system


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A unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second


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A degree on the Centigrade scale of temperature


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Ten 10s


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An abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds


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A base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine


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One of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose)


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The speed at which light travels in a vacuum; the constancy and universality of the speed of light is recognized by defining it to be exactly 299,792,458 meters per second


C   Dico Tools
Being ten more than ninety


C-clamp   Dico Tools
A clamp in the shape of a C


C-horizon   Dico Tools
Beneath the B-horizon and above the bedrock; consisting of weathered rock


C-note   Dico Tools
A United States bill worth 100 dollars


C-ration   Dico Tools
A canned field ration issued by the United States army


C-reactive_protein   Dico Tools
A byproduct of inflammation; a globulin that is found in the blood in some cases of acute inflammation


C-section   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)


C.O.D.   Dico Tools
Collecting the charges upon delivery; "mail a package C.O.D."


C.P.U.   Dico Tools
(computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing; the CPU and the memory form the central part of a computer to which the peripherals are attached


C._D._Gibson   Dico Tools
United States illustrator remembered for his creation of the `Gibson girl'' (1867-1944)


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C._diphtheriae   Dico Tools
A species of bacterium that causes diphtheria


C._H._Best   Dico Tools
Canadian physiologist (born in the United States) who assisted F. G. Banting in research leading to the discovery of insulin (1899-1978)


C._K._Ogden   Dico Tools
English psychologist who collaborated with I. A. Richards in designing Basic English (1889-1957)


C._Northcote_Parkinson   Dico Tools
British historian noted for ridicule of bureaucracies (1909-1993)


C._P._Snow   Dico Tools
English writer of novels about moral dilemmas in academe (1905-1980)


C._psittaci   Dico Tools
Bacteria responsible for the sexually transmitted disease chlamydia


C._S._Forester   Dico Tools
English writer of adventure novels featuring Captain Horatio Hornblower (1899-1966)


C._S._Lewis   Dico Tools
English critic and novelist; author of theological works and of books for children (1898-1963)


C._trachomatis   Dico Tools
Bacteria responsible for the sexually transmitted diseases chlamydia and lymphogranuloma venerum


C._Vann_Woodward   Dico Tools
United States historian (born in 1908)


C._W._Post   Dico Tools
United States manufacturer of breakfast cereals and Postum (1854-1914)


C2H6   Dico Tools
A colorless odorless alkane gas used as fuel


CA   Dico Tools
A state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes


Ca   Dico Tools
A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth''s crust; an important component of most plants and animals


Ca-ca   Dico Tools
Have a bowel movement; "The dog had made in the flower beds"


Caaba   Dico Tools
(Islam) a black stone building in Mecca that is shaped like a cube and that is the most sacred Muslim pilgrim shrine; believed to have been given by Gabriel to Abraham; Muslims turn in its direction when praying


Cab   Dico Tools
A car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money


Cab   Dico Tools
Small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and a folding hood


Cab   Dico Tools
A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits


Cabal   Dico Tools
A plot to carry out some harmful or illegal act (especially a political plot)


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Cabal   Dico Tools
A clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue


Cabal   Dico Tools
Engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together; "They conspired to overthrow the government"


Cabala   Dico Tools
An esoteric theosophy of rabbinical origin based on the Hebrew scriptures and developed between the 7th and 18th centuries


Cabala   Dico Tools
An esoteric or occult matter resembling the Kabbalah that is traditionally secret


Cabalism   Dico Tools
Adherence to some extreme traditional theological concept or interpretation


Cabalism   Dico Tools
The doctrines of the Kabbalah


Cabalist   Dico Tools
A student of the Jewish Kabbalah


Cabalist   Dico Tools
An expert who is highly skilled in obscure or difficult or esoteric matters


Cabalist   Dico Tools
A member of a cabal


Cabalistic   Dico Tools
Having a secret or hidden meaning; "cabalistic symbols engraved in stone"; "cryptic writings"; "thoroughly sibylline in most of his pronouncements"- John Gunther


Cabana   Dico Tools
A small tent used as a dressing room beside the sea or a swimming pool


Cabaret   Dico Tools
A series of acts at a night club


Cabaret   Dico Tools
A spot that is open late at night and that provides entertainment (as singers or dancers) as well as dancing and food and drink; "don''t expect a good meal at a cabaret"; "the gossip columnist got his information by visiting nightclubs every night"; "he p


Cabasset   Dico Tools
A metal helmet worn by common soldiers in the 16th century


Cabassous   Dico Tools
Naked-tailed armadillo of tropical South America


Cabassous_unicinctus   Dico Tools
Naked-tailed armadillo of tropical South America


Cabbage   Dico Tools
Any of various types of cabbage


Cabbage   Dico Tools
Any of various cultivars of the genus Brassica oleracea grown for their edible leaves or flowers


Cabbage   Dico Tools
Informal terms for money


Cabbage   Dico Tools
Make off with belongings of others


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Cabbage-bark_tree   Dico Tools
Tree with shaggy unpleasant-smelling toxic bark and yielding strong durable wood; bark and seeds used as a purgative and vermifuge and narcotic


Cabbageworm   Dico Tools
Toxic green larva of a cabbage butterfly


Cabbage_bark   Dico Tools
Tree with shaggy unpleasant-smelling toxic bark and yielding strong durable wood; bark and seeds used as a purgative and vermifuge and narcotic


Cabbage_butterfly   Dico Tools
White butterfly whose larvae (cabbageworms) feed on cabbage


Cabbage_palm   Dico Tools
Brazilian palm of genus Euterpe whose leaf buds are eaten like cabbage when young


Cabbage_palm   Dico Tools
Australian palm with leaf buds that are edible when young


Cabbage_palm   Dico Tools
West Indian palm with leaf buds that are edible when young


Cabbage_palm   Dico Tools
Low-growing fan-leaved palm of coastal southern United States having edible leaf buds


Cabbage_palmetto   Dico Tools
Low-growing fan-leaved palm of coastal southern United States having edible leaf buds


Cabbage_tree   Dico Tools
Elegant tree having either a single trunk or a branching trunk each with terminal clusters of long narrow leaves and large panicles of fragrant white, yellow or red flowers; New Zealand


Cabbage_tree   Dico Tools
Tree with shaggy unpleasant-smelling toxic bark and yielding strong durable wood; bark and seeds used as a purgative and vermifuge and narcotic


Cabbage_tree   Dico Tools
Australian palm with leaf buds that are edible when young


Cabbala   Dico Tools
An esoteric theosophy of rabbinical origin based on the Hebrew scriptures and developed between the 7th and 18th centuries


Cabbala   Dico Tools
An esoteric or occult matter resembling the Kabbalah that is traditionally secret


Cabbalah   Dico Tools
An esoteric theosophy of rabbinical origin based on the Hebrew scriptures and developed between the 7th and 18th centuries


Cabbalah   Dico Tools
An esoteric or occult matter resembling the Kabbalah that is traditionally secret


Cabby   Dico Tools
Someone who drives a taxi for a living


Cabdriver   Dico Tools
Someone who drives a taxi for a living


Cabell   Dico Tools
United States writer of satirical novels (1879-1958)


Caber   Dico Tools
A heavy wooden pole (such as the trunk of a young fir) tossed as a test of strength (in the Highlands of northern Scotland)


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Cabernet   Dico Tools
Superior Bordeaux type of red wine


Cabernet_Sauvignon   Dico Tools
Superior Bordeaux type of red wine


Cabernet_Sauvignon_grape   Dico Tools
Superior red wine grapes grown especially in the Bordeaux region of France and northern California


CABG   Dico Tools
Open-heart surgery in which the rib cage is opened and a section of a blood vessel is grafted from the aorta to the coronary artery to bypass the blocked section of the coronary artery and improve the blood supply to the heart


Cabin   Dico Tools
The enclosed compartment of an aircraft or spacecraft where passengers are carried


Cabin   Dico Tools
Small room on a ship or boat where people sleep


Cabin   Dico Tools
A small house built of wood; usually in a wooded area


Cabin   Dico Tools
Confine to a small space, such as a cabin


Cabinet   Dico Tools
A cupboard-like repository or piece of furniture with doors and shelves and drawers; for storage or display


Cabinet   Dico Tools
Housing for electronic instruments, as radio or television


Cabinet   Dico Tools
A storage compartment for clothes and valuables; usually it has a lock


Cabinet   Dico Tools
Persons appointed by a head of state to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers


Cabinetmaker   Dico Tools
A woodworker who specializes in making furniture


Cabinetmaking   Dico Tools
The craft of a joiner


Cabinetry   Dico Tools
The craft of making furniture (especially furniture of high quality)


Cabinetwork   Dico Tools
The craft of making furniture (especially furniture of high quality)


Cabinetwork   Dico Tools
Woodwork finished by hand by a cabinetmaker


Cabinet_minister   Dico Tools
The job of a senior minister who is a member of the cabinet


Cabinet_minister   Dico Tools
A person who is a member of the cabinet


Cabinet_wood   Dico Tools
Moderately dense wood used for cabinetwork; "teak and other heavy cabinet wood"


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Cabin_boy   Dico Tools
A young man acting as a servant on a ship


Cabin_car   Dico Tools
A car on a freight train for use of the train crew; usually the last car on the train


Cabin_class   Dico Tools
Accommodations on a ship or train or plane that are less expensive than first class accommodations


Cabin_cruiser   Dico Tools
A large motorboat that has a cabin and plumbing and other conveniences necessary for living on board


Cabin_liner   Dico Tools
A liner with cabins for passengers


Cable   Dico Tools
A very strong thick rope made of twisted hemp or steel wire


Cable   Dico Tools
A television system transmitted over cables


Cable   Dico Tools
A conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power


Cable   Dico Tools
A telegram sent abroad


Cable   Dico Tools
Television that is transmitted over cable directly to the receiver


Cable   Dico Tools
A nautical unit of depth


Cable   Dico Tools
Send cables, wires, or telegrams


Cable   Dico Tools
Fasten with a cable; "cable trees"


Cable's_length   Dico Tools
A nautical unit of depth


Cablegram   Dico Tools
A telegram sent abroad


Cable_car   Dico Tools
A conveyance for passengers or freight on a cable railway; "they took a cable car to the top of the mountain"


Cable_length   Dico Tools
A nautical unit of depth


Cable_railway   Dico Tools
A railway up the side of a mountain pulled by a moving cable and having counterbalancing ascending and descending cars


Cable_system   Dico Tools
A television system transmitted over cables


Cable_television   Dico Tools
A television system transmitted over cables


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Cable_television   Dico Tools
Television that is transmitted over cable directly to the receiver


Cable_television_service   Dico Tools
A television system transmitted over cables


Cable_tramway   Dico Tools
A conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers


Cabman   Dico Tools
Someone who drives a taxi for a living


Cabochon   Dico Tools
A highly polished convex-cut but unfaceted gem


Cabomba   Dico Tools
Alternatively, a member of the family Nymphaeaceae; a small genus of American aquatic plants


Cabombaceae   Dico Tools
In some classifications considered an independent family of water lilies; comprises the genera Cabomba and Brasenia


Cabomba_caroliniana   Dico Tools
Common aquatic plant of eastern North America having floating and submerged leaves and white yellow-spotted flowers


Caboodle   Dico Tools
Any collection in its entirety; "she bought the whole caboodle"


Caboose   Dico Tools
A car on a freight train for use of the train crew; usually the last car on the train


Caboose   Dico Tools
The area for food preparation on a ship


Cabot   Dico Tools
Italian explorer who led the English expedition in 1497 that discovered the mainland of North America and explored the coast from Nova Scotia to Newfoundland (ca. 1450-1498)


Cabot   Dico Tools
Son of John Cabot who was born in Italy and who led an English expedition in search of the Northwest Passage and a Spanish expedition that explored the La Plata region of Brazil; in 1544 he published a map of the world (1476-1557)


Cabotage   Dico Tools
Navigation in coastal waters


Cabotage   Dico Tools
The exclusive right of a country to control the air traffic within its borders


Cabriolet   Dico Tools
Small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and a folding hood


Cabstand   Dico Tools
A place where taxis park while awaiting customers; "in England the place where taxis wait to be hired is called a `taxi rank''"


Cab_fare   Dico Tools
The fare charged for riding in a taxicab


Cacajao   Dico Tools
Uakaris


Cacalia   Dico Tools
Genus of tall smooth herbs of forested mountains of Europe and Asia minor; in some classifications includes many plants usually placed in genus Emilia


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Cacalia_javanica   Dico Tools
Tropical African annual having scarlet tassel-shaped flower heads; sometimes placed in genus Cacalia


Cacalia_lutea   Dico Tools
Tropical African annual having scarlet tassel-shaped flower heads; sometimes placed in genus Cacalia


Cacao   Dico Tools
Tropical American tree producing cacao beans


Cacao_bean   Dico Tools
Seed of the cacao tree; ground roasted beans are source of chocolate


Cacao_moth   Dico Tools
Small moth whose larvae feed on tobacco and other dried plant products


Cacao_tree   Dico Tools
Tropical American tree producing cacao beans


Cacatua   Dico Tools
A genus of Psittacidae


Cacatua_galerita   Dico Tools
White cockatoo with a yellow erectile crest


Cachalot   Dico Tools
Large whale with a large cavity in the head containing spermaceti and oil; also a source of ambergris


Cache   Dico Tools
A hidden storage space (for money or provisions or weapons)


Cache   Dico Tools
(computer science) RAM memory that is set aside as a specialized buffer storage that is continually updated; used to optimize data transfers between system elements with different characteristics


Cache   Dico Tools
A secret store of valuables or money


Cache   Dico Tools
Save up as for future use


Cachectic   Dico Tools
Relating to or having the symptoms of cachexia


Cachet   Dico Tools
A seal on a letter


Cachet   Dico Tools
A warrant formerly issued by a French king who could warrant imprisonment or death in a signed letter under his seal


Cachet   Dico Tools
An indication of approved or superior status


Cachexia   Dico Tools
Any general reduction in vitality and strength of body and mind resulting from a debilitating chronic disease


Cachexy   Dico Tools
Any general reduction in vitality and strength of body and mind resulting from a debilitating chronic disease


Cachi   Dico Tools
A mountain in the Andes in Argentina (22,047 feet high)


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Cachinnate   Dico Tools
Laugh loudly and in an unrestrained way


Cachinnation   Dico Tools
Loud convulsive laughter


Cachou   Dico Tools
A scented lozenge used to sweeten the breath (e.g. to conceal the odor of tobacco)


Cacicus   Dico Tools
A genus of tropical American orioles


Cacique   Dico Tools
Black-and-red or black-and-yellow orioles of the American tropics


Cackel   Dico Tools
Make a cackling sound; "The fire cackled cozily"


Cackle   Dico Tools
A loud laugh suggestive of a hen''s cackle


Cackle   Dico Tools
Noisy talk


Cackle   Dico Tools
The sound made by a hen after laying an egg


Cackle   Dico Tools
Emit a loud, unpleasant kind of laughing


Cackle   Dico Tools
Squawk shrilly and loudly, characteristic of hens


Cackle   Dico Tools
Talk or utter in a cackling manner; "The women cackled when they saw the movie star step out of the limousine"


Cackler   Dico Tools
Any of various insectivorous Old World birds with a loud incessant song; in some classifications considered members of the family Muscicapidae


Cackler   Dico Tools
A hen that has just laid an egg and emits a shrill squawk


Cackly   Dico Tools
Like the cackles or squawks a hen makes especially after laying an egg


Cacodaemon   Dico Tools
An evil spirit


Cacodaemonic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to evil spirits


Cacodemon   Dico Tools
An evil spirit


Cacodemonic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to evil spirits


Cacodyl   Dico Tools
The univalent group derived from arsine


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Cacodyl   Dico Tools
A poisonous oily liquid with a garlicky odor composed of 2 cacodyl groups; undergoes spontaneous combustion in dry air


Cacodylic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to cacodyl


Cacodyl_group   Dico Tools
The univalent group derived from arsine


Cacodyl_radical   Dico Tools
The univalent group derived from arsine


Cacoethes   Dico Tools
An irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action


Cacogenesis   Dico Tools
Inability to produce hybrids that are both viable and fertile


Cacogenic   Dico Tools
Pertaining to or causing degeneration in the offspring produced


Cacogenics   Dico Tools
The study of the operation of factors causing degeneration in the type of offspring produced


Cacography   Dico Tools
Poor handwriting


Cacomistle   Dico Tools
Raccoon-like omnivorous mammal of Mexico and the southwestern United States having a long bushy tail with black and white rings


Cacomixle   Dico Tools
Raccoon-like omnivorous mammal of Mexico and the southwestern United States having a long bushy tail with black and white rings


Cacophonic   Dico Tools
Having an unpleasant sound; "as cacophonous as a henyard"- John McCarten


Cacophonous   Dico Tools
Having an unpleasant sound; "as cacophonous as a henyard"- John McCarten


Cacophony   Dico Tools
Loud confusing disagreeable sounds


Cacophony   Dico Tools
A loud harsh or strident noise


Cactaceae   Dico Tools
Constituting the order Opuntiales


Cactus   Dico Tools
Any spiny succulent plant of the family Cactaceae native chiefly to arid regions of the New World


Cactus_euphorbia   Dico Tools
Small tree of dry open parts of southern Africa having erect angled branches suggesting candelabra


Cactus_family   Dico Tools
Constituting the order Opuntiales


Cactus_mouse   Dico Tools
Burrowing mouse of desert areas of southwestern United States


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Cactus_wren   Dico Tools
Large harsh-voiced American wren of arid regions of the United States southwest and Mexico


Cacuminal   Dico Tools
Pronounced with the tip of the tongue turned back toward the hard palate


CAD   Dico Tools
Software used in art and architecture and engineering and manufacturing to assist in precision drawing


Cad   Dico Tools
Someone who is morally reprehensible; "you dirty dog"


Cadaster   Dico Tools
A public register showing the details of ownership and value of land; made for the purpose of taxation


Cadastral   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the records of a cadastre


Cadastre   Dico Tools
A public register showing the details of ownership and value of land; made for the purpose of taxation


Cadaver   Dico Tools
The dead body of a human being


Cadaveric   Dico Tools
Of or relating to a cadaver


Cadaverine   Dico Tools
A colorless toxic ptomaine with an unpleasant odor formed during the putrefaction of animal tissue


Cadaverous   Dico Tools
Very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold; "emaciated bony hands"; "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"; "eyes were haggard and cavernous"; "small pinched faces"; "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"


Caddice-fly   Dico Tools
Small moth-like insect having two pairs of hairy membranous wings and aquatic larvae


Caddice_fly   Dico Tools
Small moth-like insect having two pairs of hairy membranous wings and aquatic larvae


Caddie   Dico Tools
An attendant who carries the golf clubs for a player


Caddie   Dico Tools
Act as a caddie and carry clubs for a player


Caddis-fly   Dico Tools
Small moth-like insect having two pairs of hairy membranous wings and aquatic larvae


Caddish   Dico Tools
Offensively discourteous


Caddisworm   Dico Tools
Caddisfly larva; constructs a case of silk covered with sand or plant debris


Caddis_fly   Dico Tools
Small moth-like insect having two pairs of hairy membranous wings and aquatic larvae


Caddo   Dico Tools
A family of North American Indian languages spoken widely in the midwest by Caddo peoples


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Caddo   Dico Tools
A group of Plains Indians formerly living in what is now North and South Dakota and Nebraska and Kansas and Arkansas and Louisiana and Oklahoma and Texas


Caddoan   Dico Tools
A family of North American Indian languages spoken widely in the midwest by Caddo peoples


Caddoan_language   Dico Tools
A family of North American Indian languages spoken widely in the midwest by Caddo peoples


Caddy   Dico Tools
A can for storing tea


Caddy   Dico Tools
Act as a caddie and carry clubs for a player


Cade   Dico Tools
(of a young animal) abandoned by its mother and raised by hand; "a cade calf"


Cadence   Dico Tools
A recurrent rhythmical series


Cadence   Dico Tools
The close of a musical section


Cadence   Dico Tools
(prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse


Cadenced   Dico Tools
Marked by a rhythmical cadence; "the cadenced crunch of marching feet"


Cadency   Dico Tools
A recurrent rhythmical series


Cadent   Dico Tools
Marked by a rhythmical cadence; "the cadenced crunch of marching feet"


Cadenza   Dico Tools
A brilliant solo passage occuring near the end of a piece of music


Cadet   Dico Tools
A military trainee (as at a military academy)


Cadetship   Dico Tools
The position of cadet


Cadge   Dico Tools
Obtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling; "he is always shnorring cigarettes from his friends"


Cadge   Dico Tools
Ask for and get free; be a parasite


Cadger   Dico Tools
Someone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)


Cadiz   Dico Tools
An ancient port city in southwestern Spain


Cadmium   Dico Tools
A soft bluish-white ductile malleable toxic bivalent metallic element; occurs in association with zinc ores


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Cadmium_cell   Dico Tools
A standard voltaic cell (trademark Weston)


Cadmium_orange   Dico Tools
Orange-hued cadmium yellow pigment


Cadmium_sulfide   Dico Tools
A yellow sulfide used chiefly as a pigment


Cadmium_sulphide   Dico Tools
Ore of cadmium; a rare yellowish mineral consisting of cadmium sulphide in crystalline form


Cadmium_yellow   Dico Tools
Pigment of cadmium sulfide and barium sulfate varying in hue from lemon yellow to orange


Cadmium_yellow_pale   Dico Tools
Pale-hued cadmium yellow pigment


Cadra   Dico Tools
A genus of Pyralidae


Cadra_cautella   Dico Tools
Moth whose larvae feed on and mat together with webbing various stored foods


Cadra_figulilella   Dico Tools
Moth whose larvae attack dried fruits and cereal products


Cadre   Dico Tools
A nucleus of military personnel capable of expansion


Cadre   Dico Tools
A small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement


Caducean   Dico Tools
Of or relating to a caduceus


Caduceus   Dico Tools
An insignia used by the medical profession; modeled after the staff of Hermes


Caducous   Dico Tools
Shed at an early stage of development; "most amphibians have caducous gills"; "the caducous calyx of a poppy"


Caecal   Dico Tools
Of or like a cecum


Caeciliadae   Dico Tools
Coextensive with the order Gymnophiona: legless amphibians


Caecilian   Dico Tools
Any of the small slender limbless burrowing wormlike amphibians of the order Gymnophiona; inhabit moist soil in tropical regions


Caecilian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or belonging to the family Caeciliidae


Caeciliidae   Dico Tools
Coextensive with the order Gymnophiona: legless amphibians


Caecum   Dico Tools
The cavity in which the large intestine begins and into which the ileum opens; "the appendix is an offshoot of the cecum"


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Caelum   Dico Tools
A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Columba and Eridanus


Caenogenesis   Dico Tools
Introduction during embryonic development of characters or structure not present in the earlier evolutionary history of the strain or species (as addition of the placenta in mammalian evolution)


Caenolestes   Dico Tools
Type genus of the family Caenolestidae


Caenolestidae   Dico Tools
Small marsupials of southern South America


Caesalpinia   Dico Tools
Small spiny tropical trees or shrubs; includes the small genus or subgenus Poinciana


Caesalpiniaceae   Dico Tools
Spiny trees, shrubs, or perennial herbs, including the genera Caesalpinia, Cassia, Ceratonia, Bauhinia; commonly included in the family Leguminosae


Caesalpinia_bonduc   Dico Tools
Tropical tree with large prickly pods of seeds that resemble beans and are used for jewelry and rosaries


Caesalpinia_bonducella   Dico Tools
Tropical tree with large prickly pods of seeds that resemble beans and are used for jewelry and rosaries


Caesalpinia_coriaria   Dico Tools
Small thornless tree or shrub of tropical America whose seed pods are a source of tannin


Caesalpinia_decapetala   Dico Tools
Spreading thorny shrub of tropical Asia bearing large erect racemes of red-marked yellow flowers


Caesalpinia_echinata   Dico Tools
Tropical tree with prickly trunk; its heavy red wood yields a red dye and is used for cabinetry


Caesalpinia_ferrea   Dico Tools
Thornless tree yielding heavy wood


Caesalpinia_gilliesii   Dico Tools
A tropical flowering shrub having bright orange or red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana


Caesalpinia_pulcherrima   Dico Tools
Tropical shrub or small tree having showy yellow to orange-red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana


Caesalpinia_sepiaria   Dico Tools
Spreading thorny shrub of tropical Asia bearing large erect racemes of red-marked yellow flowers


Caesalpinioideae   Dico Tools
Alternative name in some classification systems for the family Caesalpiniaceae


Caesar   Dico Tools
Conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC)


Caesar   Dico Tools
United States comedian who pioneered comdey television shows (born 1922)


Caesar's_agaric   Dico Tools
Widely distributed edible mushroom resembling the fly agaric


Caesarea   Dico Tools
An ancient seaport in northwestern Israel; an important Roman city in ancient Palestine


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Caesarean   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)


Caesarean   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or in the manner of Julius Caesar


Caesarean   Dico Tools
Relating to abdominal delivery


Caesarean_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)


Caesarean_section   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)


Caesarian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or in the manner of Julius Caesar


Caesarian   Dico Tools
Relating to abdominal delivery


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


Caesaropapism   Dico Tools
The doctrine that the state is supreme over the church in ecclesiastical matters


Caesar_salad   Dico Tools
Typically having fried croutons and dressing made with a raw egg


Caesium   Dico Tools
A soft silver-white ductile metallic element (liquid at normal temperatures); the most electropositive and alkaline metal


Caesium_clock   Dico Tools
An atomic clock based on the energy difference between two states of the caesium nucleus in a magnetic field


Caespitose   Dico Tools
(of plants) growing in dense clumps or tufts


Caesura   Dico Tools
A break or pause (usually for sense) in the middle of a verse line


Caesura   Dico Tools
A pause or interruption (as in a conversation); "after an ominous caesura the preacher continued"


Caesural   Dico Tools
Of or relating to a caesura


Cafe   Dico Tools
A small restaurant where drinks and snacks are sold


Cafeteria   Dico Tools
A restaurant where you serve yourself and pay a cashier


Cafeteria_facility   Dico Tools
(usually plural) facilities for providing food for employees or visitors


Cafeteria_tray   Dico Tools
A tray for carrying your food in a cafeteria


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Cafe_au_lait   Dico Tools
Equal parts of coffee and hot milk


Cafe_noir   Dico Tools
Small cup of strong black coffee without milk or cream


Cafe_royale   Dico Tools
Black coffee with cognac and lemon peel and sugar


Caff   Dico Tools
Informal British term for a cafe


Caffein   Dico Tools
A bitter alkaloid found in coffee and tea that is responsible for their stimulating effects


Caffeine   Dico Tools
A bitter alkaloid found in coffee and tea that is responsible for their stimulating effects


Caffeine_addict   Dico Tools
Someone addicted to caffeine


Caffeinic   Dico Tools
Of or containing caffein


Caffeinism   Dico Tools
Poisoning resulting from excessive intake of caffeine containing products


Caffein_addict   Dico Tools
Someone addicted to caffeine


Caffein_addiction   Dico Tools
An addiction to caffein


Caffer   Dico Tools
An offensive term for any Black African


Caffer_cat   Dico Tools
Widely distributed wildcat of Africa and Asia Minor


Caffe_latte   Dico Tools
Strong espresso coffee with a topping of frothed steamed milk


Caffiene_intoxication   Dico Tools
Poisoning resulting from excessive intake of caffeine containing products


Caffre   Dico Tools
An offensive term for any Black African


Caftan   Dico Tools
A (cotton or silk) cloak with full sleeves and sash reaching down to the ankles; worn by men in the Levant


Caftan   Dico Tools
A woman''s dress style that imitates the caftan cloaks worn by men in the Near East


Cage   Dico Tools
A movable screen placed behind home base to catch balls during batting practice


Cage   Dico Tools
An enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals are kept


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Cage   Dico Tools
The net that is the goal in ice hockey


Cage   Dico Tools
United States composer of avant-garde music (1912-1992)


Cage   Dico Tools
Something that restricts freedom as a cage restricts movement


Cage   Dico Tools
Confine in a cage; "The animal was caged"


Cager   Dico Tools
An athlete who plays basketball


Cagey   Dico Tools
Characterized by great cautious and wariness; "a cagey avoidance of a definite answer"; "chary of the risks involved"; "a chary investor"


Cagey   Dico Tools
Showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others; "a cagey lawyer"; "too clever to be sound"


Cage_in   Dico Tools
Confine in a cage; "The animal was caged"


Cagily   Dico Tools
In a cagey manner; "`I don''t know yet,'' he answered cagily"


Cagliostro   Dico Tools
Italian who was famous as a magician and alchemist (1743-1795)


Cagney   Dico Tools
United States film actor known for his portrayals of tough characters (1899-1986)


Cagoule   Dico Tools
Lightweight parka; waterproof


Cagy   Dico Tools
Characterized by great cautious and wariness; "a cagey avoidance of a definite answer"; "chary of the risks involved"; "a chary investor"


Cagy   Dico Tools
Showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others; "a cagey lawyer"; "too clever to be sound"


Cahita   Dico Tools
The Uto-Aztecan language of the Cahita people


Cahita   Dico Tools
A member of the Taracahitian people of central Mexico


Cahoots   Dico Tools
Collusion; "in cahoots with"


Caiman   Dico Tools
An alligator-like reptile of Central America and South America having a more heavily armored belly


Caiman_lizard   Dico Tools
Crocodile-like lizard of South America having powerful jaws for crushing snails and mussels


Caiman_sclerops   Dico Tools
Caiman with bony ridges about the eyes; found from southern Mexico to Argentina


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Caimitillo   Dico Tools
Tropical American timber tree with dark hard heavy wood and small plumlike purple fruit


Caimito   Dico Tools
Evergreen tree of West Indies and Central America having edible purple fruit star-shaped in cross section and dark green leaves with golden silky undersides


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


Cainogenesis   Dico Tools
Introduction during embryonic development of characters or structure not present in the earlier evolutionary history of the strain or species (as addition of the placenta in mammalian evolution)


Cairene   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Cairo


Cairina   Dico Tools
A genus of Anatidae


Cairina_moschata   Dico Tools
Large crested wild duck of Central America and South America; widely domesticated


Cairn   Dico Tools
Small rough-haired breed of terrier from Scotland


Cairn   Dico Tools
A mound of stones piled up as a memorial or to mark a boundary or path


Cairned   Dico Tools
Marked by cairns


Cairngorm   Dico Tools
A smoky yellow or brown quartz


Cairn_terrier   Dico Tools
Small rough-haired breed of terrier from Scotland


Cairo   Dico Tools
The capital of Egypt and the largest city in Africa; a major port just south of the Nile delta; formerly the home of the Pharaohs


Cairo   Dico Tools
A town at the southern tip of Illinois at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers


Caisson   Dico Tools
Large watertight chamber used for construction under water


Caisson   Dico Tools
A chest to hold ammunition


Caisson   Dico Tools
A two-wheeled military vehicle carrying artillery ammunition


Caisson   Dico Tools
An ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome


Caisson_disease   Dico Tools
Pain resulting from rapid change in pressure


Caitiff   Dico Tools
A cowardly and despicable person


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Caitiff   Dico Tools
Despicably mean and cowardly


Caitra   Dico Tools
The first Hindu calendar month (corresponding to March in the Gregorian calendar)


Cajanus   Dico Tools
Erect densely branched shrubby perennials of Old World tropics; naturalized in other warm regions


Cajanus_cajan   Dico Tools
Tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods; much cultivated in the tropics


Cajan_pea   Dico Tools
Small highly nutritious seed of the tropical pigeon-pea plant


Cajan_pea   Dico Tools
Tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods; much cultivated in the tropics


Cajole   Dico Tools
Influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; "He palavered her into going along"


Cajolery   Dico Tools
Flattery intended to persuade


Cajolingly   Dico Tools
In a cajoling manner; "`Come here,'' she said coaxingly"


Cajun   Dico Tools
A Louisianian descended from Acadian immigrants from Nova Scotia (`Cajun'' comes from `Acadian'')


Cakchiquel   Dico Tools
The Mayan language spoken by the Cakchiquel people


Cakchiquel   Dico Tools
A member of the Mayan people living in south central Guatemala


Cake   Dico Tools
A block of solid substance (such as soap or wax); "a bar of chocolate"


Cake   Dico Tools
Made from or based on a mixture of flour and sugar and eggs


Cake   Dico Tools
Small flat mass of chopped food


Cake   Dico Tools
Form a coat over; "Dirt had coated her face"


Cakehole   Dico Tools
Informal terms for the mouth


Cakewalk   Dico Tools
An easy accomplishment; "winning the tournament was a cakewalk for him"; "invading Iraq won''t be a cakewalk"


Cakewalk   Dico Tools
A strutting dance based on a march; was performed in minstrel shows; originated as a competition among Black dancers to win a cake


Cakewalk   Dico Tools
Perform the cakewalk dance


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Cake_mix   Dico Tools
A commercial mix for making a cake


Cakile   Dico Tools
Small genus of succulent annual herbs found on sandy shores of North America and Europe


Cakile_maritima   Dico Tools
Salt-tolerant seashore annual grown for its fragrant rose or violet flowers and fleshy gray-green foliage


Calaba   Dico Tools
West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice


Calabar-bean_vine   Dico Tools
Tropical African woody vine yielding calabar beans


Calabar_bean   Dico Tools
Dark brown highly poisonous seed of the calabar-bean vine; source of physostigmine and used in native witchcraft


Calabash   Dico Tools
A pipe for smoking; has a curved stem and a large bowl made from a calabash gourd


Calabash   Dico Tools
Bottle made from the dried shell of a bottle gourd


Calabash   Dico Tools
Old World climbing plant with hard-shelled bottle-shaped gourds as fruits


Calabash   Dico Tools
Tropical American evergreen that produces large round gourds


Calabash   Dico Tools
Round gourd of the calabash tree


Calabash_pipe   Dico Tools
A pipe for smoking; has a curved stem and a large bowl made from a calabash gourd


Calabash_tree   Dico Tools
Tropical American evergreen that produces large round gourds


Calabazilla   Dico Tools
Perennial vine of dry parts of central and southwestern United States and Mexico having small hard mottled green inedible fruit


Calabria   Dico Tools
A region of southern Italy (forming the toe of the Italian `boot'')


Calabura   Dico Tools
A fast-growing tropical American evergreen having white flowers and white fleshy edible fruit; bark yields a silky fiber used in cordage and wood is valuable for staves


Calabur_tree   Dico Tools
A fast-growing tropical American evergreen having white flowers and white fleshy edible fruit; bark yields a silky fiber used in cordage and wood is valuable for staves


Caladenia   Dico Tools
Any of various orchids of the genus Caladenia


Caladenia_cairnsiana   Dico Tools
Orchid with red-tinged linear leaves and panicle of purple-marked pale-yellow flowers with deep red or purple lip; southwestern Australia


Caladium   Dico Tools
Any plant of the genus Caladium cultivated for their ornamental foliage variously patterned in white or pink or red


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Caladium_bicolor   Dico Tools
Most popular caladium; cultivated in many varieties since the late 19th century


Calais   Dico Tools
A town in northern France on the Strait of Dover that serves as a ferry port to England; in 1347 it was captured by the English king Edward III after a long siege and remained in English hands until it was recaptured by the French king Henry II in 1558


Calamagrostic_quadriseta   Dico Tools
Tall Australian reedlike grass sometimes used for hay


Calamagrostis   Dico Tools
Reed grass


Calamagrostis_acutiflora   Dico Tools
A variety of reed grass


Calamari   Dico Tools
(Italian cuisine) squid prepared as food


Calamary   Dico Tools
(Italian cuisine) squid prepared as food


Calamine   Dico Tools
A white mineral; a common ore of zinc


Calamine_lotion   Dico Tools
A lotion consisting of a liquid preparation containing calamine; used to treat itching or mild skin irritations


Calamint   Dico Tools
Perennial aromatic herbs growing in hedgerows or scrub or open woodlands from western Europe to central Asia and in North America


Calamintha   Dico Tools
Calamint


Calamintha_grandiflora   Dico Tools
Aromatic herb with large pink flowers; southern and southeastern Europe; Anatolia; northern Iran


Calamintha_nepeta   Dico Tools
Low-growing strongly aromatic perennial herb of southern Europe to GB naturalized in United States


Calamintha_nepeta_glantulosa   Dico Tools
Low-growing strongly aromatic perennial herb of southern Europe to GB naturalized in United States


Calamintha_sylvatica   Dico Tools
Mint-scented perennial of central and southern Europe


Calamitous   Dico Tools
(of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin; "the stock market crashed on Black Friday"; "a calamitous defeat"; "the battle was a disastrous end to a disastrous campaign"; "such doctrines, if true, would be absolutely fata


Calamity   Dico Tools
An event resulting in great loss and misfortune; "the whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity"; "the earthquake was a disaster"


Calamity_Jane   Dico Tools
United States frontierswoman and legendary figure of the Wild West noted for her marksmanship (1852-1903)


Calamus   Dico Tools
The hollow shaft of a feather


Calamus   Dico Tools
A genus of Sparidae


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Calamus   Dico Tools
Perennial marsh plant having swordlike leaves and aromatic roots


Calamus   Dico Tools
The aromatic root of the sweet flag used medicinally


Calamus   Dico Tools
Any tropical Asian palm of the genus Calamus; light tough stems are a source of rattan canes


Calamus_australis   Dico Tools
Tall scrambling spiny palm of northeastern Queensland, Australia


Calamus_oil   Dico Tools
Carcinogenic oil from calamus root used as a perfume


Calamus_penna   Dico Tools
From Florida and Bahamas to Brazil


Calamus_rotang   Dico Tools
Climbing palm of Sri Lanka and southern India remarkable for the great length of the stems which are used for Malacca canes


Calan   Dico Tools
A drug (trade names Calan and Isoptin) used as an oral or parenteral calcium blocker in cases of hypertension or congestive heart failure or angina or migraine


Calando   Dico Tools
Gradually decreasing in tempo and volume


Calandrinia   Dico Tools
Large genus of low-growing herbs; widespread throughout tropical and warm temperate regions having usually basal leaves and panicles of purplish ephemeral flowers


Calandrinia_ciliata   Dico Tools
Succulent carpet-forming plant having small brilliant reddish-pink flowers; southwestern United States


Calanthe   Dico Tools
Any of various showy orchids of the genus Calanthe having white or yellow or rose-colored flowers and broad leaves folded lengthwise


Calapooya   Dico Tools
A member of the North American Indian people of Oregon


Calapuya   Dico Tools
A member of the North American Indian people of Oregon


Calash   Dico Tools
The folding hood of a horse-drawn carriage


Calash   Dico Tools
A woman''s large folded hooped hood; worn in the 18th century


Calash_top   Dico Tools
The folding hood of a horse-drawn carriage


Calathian_violet   Dico Tools
Perennial Eurasian gentian with sky-blue funnel-shaped flowers of damp open heaths


Calc-tufa   Dico Tools
A soft porous rock consisting of calcium carbonate deposited from springs rich in lime


Calcaneal   Dico Tools
Relating to the heel bone or heel


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Calcaneus   Dico Tools
The largest tarsal bone; forms the human heel


Calcareous   Dico Tools
Composed of or containing or resembling calcium carbonate or calcite or chalk


Calcarine_fissure   Dico Tools
A sulcus in the mesial surface of the occipital lobe of the cerebrum


Calcarine_sulcus   Dico Tools
A sulcus in the mesial surface of the occipital lobe of the cerebrum


Calced   Dico Tools
Used of certain religious orders who wear shoes


Calcedony   Dico Tools
A milky or grayish translucent to transparent quartz


Calceiform   Dico Tools
Slipper-shaped; "the calceiform lip of certain orchids"


Calceolaria   Dico Tools
Any garden plant of the genus Calceolaria having flowers with large inflated slipper-shaped lower lip


Calceolate   Dico Tools
Slipper-shaped; "the calceiform lip of certain orchids"


Calceus   Dico Tools
A shoe covering the ankle; worn by ancient Romans


Calcic   Dico Tools
Derived from or containing calcium or lime


Calcicolous   Dico Tools
Growing or living in soil rich in lime


Calciferol   Dico Tools
A fat-soluble vitamin that prevents rickets


Calciferous   Dico Tools
Bearing or producing or containing calcium or calcium carbonate or calcite


Calcific   Dico Tools
Involving or resulting from calcification


Calcification   Dico Tools
A process that impregnates something with calcium (or calcium salts)


Calcification   Dico Tools
An inflexible and unchanging state; "the calcification of negotiations"


Calcification   Dico Tools
Tissue hardened by deposition of lime salts


Calcifugous   Dico Tools
Growing or living in acid soil


Calcify   Dico Tools
Convert into lime; "the salts calcified the rock"


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Calcify   Dico Tools
Turn into lime; become calcified; "The rock calcified over the centuries"


Calcify   Dico Tools
Become impregnated with calcium salts


Calcify   Dico Tools
Become inflexible and unchanging; "Old folks can calcify"


Calcimine   Dico Tools
A water-base paint containing zinc oxide and glue and coloring; used as a wash for walls and ceilings


Calcimine   Dico Tools
Cover with calcimine; "calcimine the walls"


Calcination   Dico Tools
The conversion of metals into their oxides as a result of heating to a high temperature


Calcine   Dico Tools
Heat a substance so that it oxidizes or reduces


Calcined_lime   Dico Tools
A white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide


Calcite   Dico Tools
A common mineral consisting of crystallized calcium carbonate; a major constituent of limestone


Calcitic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or containing calcite


Calcitonin   Dico Tools
Thyroid hormone that tends to lower the level of calcium in the blood plasma and inhibit resorption of bone


Calcium   Dico Tools
A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth''s crust; an important component of most plants and animals


Calcium-channel_blocker   Dico Tools
Any of a class of drugs that block the flow of the electrolyte calcium (either in nerve cell conduction or smooth muscle contraction of the heart); has been used in the treatment of angina or arrhythmia or hypertension or migraine


Calcium-cyanamide   Dico Tools
A compound used as a fertilizer and as a source of nitrogen compounds


Calcium_bicarbonate   Dico Tools
A bicarbonate that is a major cause of hard water


Calcium_blocker   Dico Tools
Any of a class of drugs that block the flow of the electrolyte calcium (either in nerve cell conduction or smooth muscle contraction of the heart); has been used in the treatment of angina or arrhythmia or hypertension or migraine


Calcium_carbide   Dico Tools
A gray salt of calcium (CaC) used in making acetylene


Calcium_carbonate   Dico Tools
A salt found in nature as chalk or calcite or aragonite or limestone


Calcium_chloride   Dico Tools
A deliquescent salt; used in de-icing and as a drying agent


Calcium_hydrate   Dico Tools
A caustic substance produced by heating limestone


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Calcium_hydride   Dico Tools
A salt-like binary compound (CaH2) used as a reducing agent and source of hydrogen


Calcium_hydroxide   Dico Tools
A caustic substance produced by heating limestone


Calcium_hypochlorite   Dico Tools
Any hypochlorite of calcium; used as a bleaching agent


Calcium_ion   Dico Tools
Ion of calcium; a factor in the clotting of blood


Calcium_lactate   Dico Tools
A white crystalline salt made by the action of lactic acid on calcium carbonate; used in foods (as a baking powder) and given medically as a source of calcium


Calcium_light   Dico Tools
A lamp consisting of a flame directed at a cylinder of lime with a lens to concentrate the light; formerly used for stage lighting


Calcium_nitrate   Dico Tools
A deliquescent salt that is soluble in water; sometimes used as a source of nitrogen in fertilizers


Calcium_octadecanoate   Dico Tools
An insoluble calcium salt of stearic acid and palmitic acid; it is formed when soap is mixed with water that contains calcium ions and is the scum produced in regions of hard water


Calcium_oxide   Dico Tools
A white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide


Calcium_phosphate   Dico Tools
A phosphate of calcium; a main constituent of animal bones


Calcium_stearate   Dico Tools
An insoluble calcium salt of stearic acid and palmitic acid; it is formed when soap is mixed with water that contains calcium ions and is the scum produced in regions of hard water


Calcium_sulfate   Dico Tools
A white salt (CaSO4)


Calcium_sulphate   Dico Tools
A white salt (CaSO4)


Calculable   Dico Tools
Capable of being calculated or estimated; "a calculable risk"; "calculable odds"


Calculate   Dico Tools
Make a mathematical calculation or computation


Calculate   Dico Tools
Judge to be probable


Calculate   Dico Tools
Have faith or confidence in; "you can count on me to help you any time"; "Look to your friends for support"; "You can bet on that!"; "Depend on your family in times of crisis"


Calculate   Dico Tools
Specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public


Calculate   Dico Tools
Predict in advance


Calculate   Dico Tools
Keep an account of


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Calculated   Dico Tools
Determined by mathematical computation; "the calculated velocity of a bullet"; "a derived value"


Calculated   Dico Tools
Carefully thought out in advance; "a calculated insult"; "with measured irony"


Calculating   Dico Tools
Used of persons; "the most calculating and selfish men in the community"


Calculatingly   Dico Tools
In a calculating manner; "he looked at her calculatingly"


Calculating_machine   Dico Tools
A small machine that is used for mathematical calculations


Calculation   Dico Tools
The procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods


Calculation   Dico Tools
Planning something carefully and intentionally; "it was the deliberation of his act that was insulting"


Calculation   Dico Tools
Problem solving that involves numbers or quantities


Calculative   Dico Tools
Used of persons; "the most calculating and selfish men in the community"


Calculator   Dico Tools
A small machine that is used for mathematical calculations


Calculator   Dico Tools
An expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)


Calculous   Dico Tools
Relating to or caused by or having a calculus or calculi


Calculus   Dico Tools
The branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions


Calculus   Dico Tools
A hard lump produced by the concretion of mineral salts; found in hollow organs or ducts of the body; "renal calculi can be very painful"


Calculus   Dico Tools
An incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums


Calculus_of_variations   Dico Tools
The calculus of maxima and minima of definite integrals


Calcutta   Dico Tools
The largest city in India and one of the largest cities in the world; located in eastern India; suffers from poverty and overcrowding


Calcuttan   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of Calcutta or its inhabitants


Calder   Dico Tools
United States sculptor who first created mobiles and stabiles (1898-1976)


Caldera   Dico Tools
A large crater caused by the violent explosion of a volcano that collapses into a depression


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Calderon   Dico Tools
Spanish poet and dramatist considered one of the great Spanish writers (1600-1681)


Calderon_de_la_Barca   Dico Tools
Spanish poet and dramatist considered one of the great Spanish writers (1600-1681)


Caldron   Dico Tools
A very large pot that is used for boiling


Caldwell   Dico Tools
United States author remembered for novels about poverty and degeneration (1903-1987)


Calean   Dico Tools
An oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through water; "a bipolar world with the hookah and Turkish coffee versus hamburgers and Coca Cola"


Caleche   Dico Tools
The folding hood of a horse-drawn carriage


Caleche   Dico Tools
A woman''s large folded hooped hood; worn in the 18th century


Caledonia   Dico Tools
The geographical area (in Roman times) north of the Antonine Wall; now a poetic name for Scotland


Caledonian_Canal   Dico Tools
A canal in northern Scotland that links North Sea with the Atlantic Ocean; runs diagonally between Moray Firth at the northeastern end and Loch Linnhe at the southwestern end; now little used


Calefacient   Dico Tools
Producing the sensation of heat when applied to the body; "a mustard plaster is calefacient"


Calefaction   Dico Tools
The property of being warming


Calefactive   Dico Tools
Serving to heat; "a heating pad is calefactory"


Calefactory   Dico Tools
Serving to heat; "a heating pad is calefactory"


Calendar   Dico Tools
A list or register of events (appointments or social events or court cases etc); "I have you on my calendar for next Monday"


Calendar   Dico Tools
A tabular array of the days (usually for one year)


Calendar   Dico Tools
A system of timekeeping that defines the beginning and length and divisions of the year


Calendar   Dico Tools
Enter into a calendar


Calendar_day   Dico Tools
A day reckoned from midnight to midnight


Calendar_method   Dico Tools
Natural family planning in which ovulation is assumed to occur 14 days before the onset of a period (the fertile period would be assumed to extend from day 10 through day 18 of her cycle)


Calendar_method_of_birth_control   Dico Tools
Natural family planning in which ovulation is assumed to occur 14 days before the onset of a period (the fertile period would be assumed to extend from day 10 through day 18 of her cycle)


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Calendar_month   Dico Tools
One of the twelve divisions of the calendar year; "he paid the bill last month"


Calendar_week   Dico Tools
A period of seven consecutive days starting on Sunday


Calendar_year   Dico Tools
The year (reckoned from January 1 to December 31) according to Gregorian calendar


Calender   Dico Tools
A machine that smoothes or glazes paper or cloth by pressing it between plates or passing it through rollers


Calender   Dico Tools
Press between rollers or plates so as to smooth, glaze, or thin into sheets; "calender paper"


Calendered   Dico Tools
(of paper and fabric and leather) having a surface made smooth and glossy especially by pressing between rollers; "calendered paper"; "a dress of glossy sateen"


Calendric   Dico Tools
Relating to or characteristic of or used in a calendar or time measurement; "calendric systems"; "solstice is a time of calendric importance"


Calendrical   Dico Tools
Relating to or characteristic of or used in a calendar or time measurement; "calendric systems"; "solstice is a time of calendric importance"


Calendula   Dico Tools
Any of numerous chiefly annual herbs of the genus Calendula widely cultivated for their yellow or orange flowers; often used for medicinal and culinary purposes


Calendula_officinalis   Dico Tools
The common European annual marigold


Caley_pea   Dico Tools
Week-stemmed winter annual native to Mediterranean region for long established in southern United States; cultivated as a cover and pasture crop


Calf   Dico Tools
Young of domestic cattle


Calf   Dico Tools
Young of various large placental mammals e.g. whale or giraffe or elephant or buffalo


Calf   Dico Tools
The muscular back part of the shank


Calf   Dico Tools
Fine leather from the skin of a calf


Calf's-foot_jelly   Dico Tools
A savory jelly made with gelatin obtained by boiling calves'' feet


Calf's_brain   Dico Tools
The brain of a calf eaten as meat


Calf's_liver   Dico Tools
Liver of a calf used as meat


Calf's_tongue   Dico Tools
The tongue of a calf eaten as meat


Calfskin   Dico Tools
Fine leather from the skin of a calf


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Calf_bone   Dico Tools
The outer and thinner of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle


Calf_love   Dico Tools
Temporary love of an adolescent


Calf_roping   Dico Tools
Capturing a calf with a lasso and binding its feet


Calgary   Dico Tools
The largest city in southern Alberta; an oil and gas center and a technology center for Alberta and most of western Canada


Cali   Dico Tools
City in southwestern Colombia in a rich agricultural area


Caliber   Dico Tools
A degree or grade of excellence or worth; "the quality of students has risen"; "an executive of low caliber"


Caliber   Dico Tools
Diameter of a tube or gun barrel


Calibrate   Dico Tools
Make fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring; "calibrate an instrument"; "graduate a cylinder"


Calibrate   Dico Tools
Measure the caliber of; "calibrate a gun"


Calibrate   Dico Tools
Mark (the scale of a measuring instrument) so that it can be read in the desired units; "he calibrated the thermometer for the Celsius scale"


Calibrated   Dico Tools
Marked with or divided into degrees; "a calibrated thermometer"


Calibration   Dico Tools
The act of checking or adjusting (by comparison with a standard) the accuracy of a measuring instrument; "the thermometer needed calibration"


Calibre   Dico Tools
A degree or grade of excellence or worth; "the quality of students has risen"; "an executive of low caliber"


Calibre   Dico Tools
Diameter of a tube or gun barrel


Caliche   Dico Tools
Nitrate-bearing rock or gravel of the sodium nitrate deposits of Chile and Peru


Caliche   Dico Tools
Crust or layer of hard subsoil encrusted with calcium-carbonate occurring in arid or semiarid regions


Caliche-topped   Dico Tools
Covered with caliche, a hard calcium-carbonate encrusted soil


Calico   Dico Tools
Coarse cloth with a bright print


Calico   Dico Tools
Having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly; "a jester dressed in motley"; "the painted desert"; "a particolored dress"; "a piebald horse"; "pied daisies"


Calico   Dico Tools
Made of calico or resembling calico in being patterned; "calico dresses"; "a calico cat"


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Calico_aster   Dico Tools
A variety of aster


Calico_bush   Dico Tools
A North American evergreen shrub having glossy leaves and white or rose-colored flowers


Calico_cat   Dico Tools
A cat having black and cream and yellowish markings


Calico_crab   Dico Tools
Brightly spotted crab of sandy beaches of the Atlantic coast of the United States


Calicular   Dico Tools
Relating to or resembling a calyculus


Caliculus   Dico Tools
A small cup-shaped structure (as a taste bud or optic cup or cavity of a coral containing a polyp)


Calidris   Dico Tools
A genus of Scolopacidae


Calidris_canutus   Dico Tools
A sandpiper that breeds in the arctic and winters in the southern hemisphere


Calidris_Ferruginea   Dico Tools
Old World sandpiper with a curved bill like a curlew


Calidris_melanotos   Dico Tools
American sandpiper that inflates its chest when courting


Calif   Dico Tools
The civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth; "many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world"


Calif.   Dico Tools
A state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes


California   Dico Tools
A state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes


Californian   Dico Tools
A resident of California


Californian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of California or its inhabitants; "Californian beaches"


California_allspice   Dico Tools
Straggling aromatic shrub of southwestern United States having fragrant brown flowers


California_bay_tree   Dico Tools
Pacific coast tree having aromatic foliage and small umbellate flowers followed by olivelike fruit; yields a hard tough wood


California_beauty   Dico Tools
Any of several handsome evergreen shrubs of California and northern Mexico having downy lobed leaves and showy yellow flowers


California_black_oak   Dico Tools
Large deciduous tree of the Pacific coast having deeply parted bristle-tipped leaves


California_black_walnut   Dico Tools
Medium-sized tree with somewhat aromatic compound leaves and edible nuts


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California_bluebell   Dico Tools
Annual of southern California with intricately branched stems and lax cymes of aromatic deep blue bell-shaped flowers


California_bluebell   Dico Tools
Desert plant of southern California with blue or violet tubular flowers in terminal racemes


California_box_elder   Dico Tools
Maple of the Pacific coast of the United States; fruits are white when mature


California_buckthorn   Dico Tools
Evergreen shrub of western United States bearing small red or black fruits


California_buckwheat   Dico Tools
Low-growing shrub with spreading branches and flowers in loose heads; desert regions of western United States (California to Utah)


California_coffee   Dico Tools
Evergreen shrub of western United States bearing small red or black fruits


California_condor   Dico Tools
North American condor; chiefly dull black; almost extinct


California_dandelion   Dico Tools
European weed widely naturalized in North America having yellow flower heads and leaves resembling a cat''s ears


California_false_morel   Dico Tools
A gyromitra with a brown puffed up fertile part and a thick fluted stalk; found under conifers in California


California_fern   Dico Tools
Large branching biennial herb native to Eurasia and Africa and adventive in North America having large fernlike leaves and white flowers; usually found in damp habitats; all parts extremely poisonous


California_four_o'clock   Dico Tools
California four o''clock with purple-red flowers


California_fuchsia   Dico Tools
Shrublet of southwestern United States to Mexico having brilliant scarlet flowers


California_lady's_slipper   Dico Tools
Often having many yellow-green orchids with white pouches growing along streams and seeps of southwestern Oregon and northern California


California_laurel   Dico Tools
Pacific coast tree having aromatic foliage and small umbellate flowers followed by olivelike fruit; yields a hard tough wood


California_live_oak   Dico Tools
Highly variable often shrubby evergreen oak of coastal zone of western North America having small thick usually spiny-toothed dark-green leaves


California_newt   Dico Tools
Newt that is similar to Taricha granulosa in characteristics and habitat


California_nutmeg   Dico Tools
California evergreen having a fruit resembling a nutmeg but with a strong turpentine flavor


California_olive   Dico Tools
Pacific coast tree having aromatic foliage and small umbellate flowers followed by olivelike fruit; yields a hard tough wood


California_Personality_Inventory   Dico Tools
A self-report personality inventory originally derived from the MMPI; consists of several hundred yes-no questions and yields scores on a number of scales including dominance and self acceptance and self control and socialization and achievement etc.


California_pitcher_plant   Dico Tools
Marsh or bog herb having solitary pendulous yellow-green flowers and somewhat twisted pitchers with broad wings below


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California_pompano   Dico Tools
Smaller than Florida pompano; common in West Indies


California_poppy   Dico Tools
Of Pacific coast of North America; widely cultivated for its yellow to red flowers


California_privet   Dico Tools
Semi-evergreen Japanese shrub having malodorous flowers; used extensively for hedges because more likely to stay green that common privet


California_quail   Dico Tools
Plump chunky bird of coastal California and Oregon


California_redbud   Dico Tools
Shrub of western United States having pink or crimson flowers; often forms thickets


California_redwood   Dico Tools
Lofty evergreen of United States coastal foothills from Oregon to Big Sur


California_romero   Dico Tools
Aromatic wooly-leaved plant of southern California and Mexico


California_sage   Dico Tools
Low ashy-gray California shrub


California_sagebrush   Dico Tools
Low ashy-gray California shrub


California_sea_lion   Dico Tools
Often trained as a show animal


California_single-leaf_pinyon   Dico Tools
Very small tree similar to Rocky mountain pinon but having a single needle per fascicle; similar to Parry''s pinyon in range


California_sycamore   Dico Tools
Tall tree of Baja California having deciduous bark and large alternate palmately lobed leaves and ball-shaped clusters of flowers


California_tree_poppy   Dico Tools
Tall branching subshrub of California and Mexico often cultivated for its silvery-blue foliage and large fragrant white flowers


California_whipsnake   Dico Tools
A whipsnake of scrublands and rocky hillsides


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


California_white_oak   Dico Tools
Tall graceful deciduous California oak having leathery leaves and slender pointed acorns


California_wine   Dico Tools
Any of various wines produced in California


California_yellow_bells   Dico Tools
Viscid herb of arid or desert habitats of southwestern United States having pendulous yellow flowers


California_yew   Dico Tools
Small or medium irregularly branched tree of the Pacific coast of North America; yields fine hard close-grained wood


Californium   Dico Tools
A radioactive transuranic element; discovered by bombarding curium with alpha particles


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Caliginous   Dico Tools
Dark and misty and gloomy


Caligula   Dico Tools
Roman Emperor who succeeded Tiberius and whose uncontrolled passions resulted in manifest insanity; noted for his cruelty and tyranny; was assassinated (12-41)


Caliper   Dico Tools
An instrument for measuring the distance between two points


Caliper   Dico Tools
Measure the diameter of something with calipers


Calipers   Dico Tools
An instrument for measuring the distance between two points


Caliph   Dico Tools
The civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth; "many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world"


Caliphate   Dico Tools
The office of a caliph


Caliphate   Dico Tools
The territorial jurisdiction of a caliph


Caliphate   Dico Tools
The era of Islam''s ascendaancy from the death of Mohammed until the 13th century; some Moslems still maintain that the Moslem world must always have a calif as head of the community; "their goal was to reestablish the Caliphate"


Caliphate_State   Dico Tools
A Turkish terrorist group of fundamentalist Muslims with ties to al-Qaeda that operates in Germany; seeks the violent overthrow of the Turkish government and the establishment of an Islamic nation modeled on Iran


Calisaya   Dico Tools
Peruvian shrub or small tree having large glossy leaves and cymes of fragrant yellow to green or red flowers; cultivated for its medicinal bark


Calisthenic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to calisthenics


Calisthenics   Dico Tools
Light exercise designed to promote general fitness


Calisthenic_exercise   Dico Tools
Light exercise designed to promote general fitness


Calixtus_III   Dico Tools
Italian pope whose nepotism put the Borgia family in power in Italy (1378-1458)


Cali_cartel   Dico Tools
A drug cartel that seized control of cocaine production in Colombia in 1993; adopted techniques used by terrorist organizations (small cells and sophisticated communications equipment and close ties with politicians etc.)


Calk   Dico Tools
A metal cleat on the bottom front of a horseshoe to prevent slipping


Calk   Dico Tools
Injure with a calk


Calk   Dico Tools
Seal with caulking; "caulk the window"


Calk   Dico Tools
Provide with calks; "calk horse shoes"


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Calkin   Dico Tools
A metal cleat on the bottom front of a horseshoe to prevent slipping


Call   Dico Tools
The option to buy a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date


Call   Dico Tools
(sports) the decision made by an umpire or referee; "he was ejected for protesting the call"


Call   Dico Tools
Brief visit in an official or professional capacity; "the pastor''s visits to his parishioners"; "a visit to a dentist"; "the salesman''s call on a customer"


Call   Dico Tools
A brief social visit; "senior professors'' wives no longer make afternoon calls on newcomers"


Call   Dico Tools
A special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course; "he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call"


Call   Dico Tools
A telephone connection; "she reported several anonymous calls"; "he placed a phone call to London"; "he heard the phone ringing but didn''t want to take the call"


Call   Dico Tools
An instruction that interrupts the program being executed; "Pascal performs calls by simply giving the name of the routine to be executed"


Call   Dico Tools
The characteristic sound produced by a bird; "a bird will not learn its song unless it hears it at an early age"


Call   Dico Tools
A loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"


Call   Dico Tools
A request; "many calls for Christmas stories"; "not many calls for buggywhips"


Call   Dico Tools
A demand especially in the phrase "the call of duty"


Call   Dico Tools
A demand for a show of hands in a card game; "after two raises there was a call"


Call   Dico Tools
A demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirement


Call   Dico Tools
Rouse somebody from sleep with a call; "I was called at 5 A.M. this morning"


Call   Dico Tools
Consider or regard as being; "I would not call her beautiful"


Call   Dico Tools
Challenge the sincerity or truthfulness of; "call the speaker on a question of fact"


Call   Dico Tools
Utter in a loud voice or announce; "He called my name"; "The auctioneer called the bids"


Call   Dico Tools
Order, summon, or request for a specific duty or activity, work, role; "He was already called 4 times for jury duty"; "They called him to active military duty"


Call   Dico Tools
Order or request or give a command for; "The unions called a general strike for Sunday"


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Call   Dico Tools
Lure by imitating the characteristic call of an animal; "Call ducks"


Call   Dico Tools
Get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone; "I tried to call you all night"; "Take two aspirin and call me in the morning"


Call   Dico Tools
Order, request, or command to come; "She was called into the director''s office"; "Call the police!"


Call   Dico Tools
Declare in the capacity of an umpire or referee; "call a runner out"


Call   Dico Tools
Challenge (somebody) to make good on a statement; charge with or censure for an offense; "He deserves to be called on that"


Call   Dico Tools
Require the presentation of for redemption before maturation; "Call a bond"


Call   Dico Tools
Utter a sudden loud cry; "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn''t hear me"


Call   Dico Tools
Make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election"


Call   Dico Tools
Ascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality; "He called me a bastard"; "She called her children lazy and ungrateful"


Call   Dico Tools
Utter a characteristic note or cry; "bluejays called to one another"


Call   Dico Tools
Assign a specified, proper name to; "They named their son David"; "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader"


Call   Dico Tools
Send a message or attempt to reach someone by radio, phone, etc.; make a signal to in order to transmit a message; "Hawaii is calling!"; "A transmitter in Samoa was heard calling"


Call   Dico Tools
Read aloud to check for omissions or absentees; "Call roll"


Call   Dico Tools
Indicate a decision in regard to; "call balls and strikes behind the plate"


Call   Dico Tools
Give the calls (to the dancers) for a square dance


Call   Dico Tools
Make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands; "He called his trump"


Call   Dico Tools
Demand payment of (a loan); "Call a loan"


Call   Dico Tools
Call a meeting; invite or command to meet; "The Wannsee Conference was called to discuss the `Final Solution''"; "The new dean calls meetings every week"


Call   Dico Tools
Pay a brief visit; "The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens"


Call   Dico Tools
Make a stop in a harbour; "The ship will call in Honolulu tomorrow"


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Call   Dico Tools
Greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name; "He always addresses me with `Sir''"; "Call me Mister"; "She calls him by first name"


Call   Dico Tools
Stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather; "call a football game"


Call-back   Dico Tools
The recall of an employee after a layoff


Call-back   Dico Tools
A return call


Call-board   Dico Tools
A bulletin board backstage in a theater


Call-in   Dico Tools
A telephone call to a radio station or a television station in which the caller participates in the on-going program


Call-out   Dico Tools
A challenge to a fight or duel


Calla   Dico Tools
Water arum


Calla   Dico Tools
South African plant widely cultivated for its showy pure white spathe and yellow spadix


Callable   Dico Tools
Subject to a demand for payment before due date; "callable bonds"


Callas   Dico Tools
Greek coloratura soprano (born in the United States) known for her dramatic intensity in operatic roles (1923-1977)


Callathump   Dico Tools
A noisy mock serenade (made by banging pans and kettles) to a newly married couple


Callathump   Dico Tools
A noisy boisterous parade


Calla_lily   Dico Tools
South African plant widely cultivated for its showy pure white spathe and yellow spadix


Calla_palustris   Dico Tools
Plant of wetlands and bogs of temperate regions having small greenish flowers partly enclosed in a white spathe and red berries


Callback   Dico Tools
A request by the manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair)


Called   Dico Tools
Known or spoken of as; "though she is named Katherine, she is called Kitty"


Called   Dico Tools
Given or having a specified name; "they called his name Jesus"; "forces...which Empedocles called `love'' and `hate''"; "an actor named Harold Lloyd"; "a building in Cardiff named the Temple of Peace"


Called_for   Dico Tools
Appropriate or even needed in the circumstances; "a change is in order"


Caller   Dico Tools
A social or business visitor; "the room was a mess because he hadn''t expected company"


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Caller   Dico Tools
The person initiating a telephone call; "there were so many callers that he finally disconnected the telephone"


Caller   Dico Tools
The person who convenes a meeting; "who is the caller of this meeting?"


Caller   Dico Tools
Someone who proclaims or summons in a loud voice; "the callers were mothers summoning their children home for dinner"


Caller   Dico Tools
A person who announces the changes of steps during a dance; "you need a fiddler and a caller for country dancing"


Caller   Dico Tools
The bettor in a card game who matches the bet and calls for a show of hands


Caller   Dico Tools
An investor who buys a call option


Caller   Dico Tools
Fresh; "caller fish"


Caller   Dico Tools
Providing coolness; "a cooling breeze"; "`caller'' is a Scottish term as in `a caller breeze''"


Caller-out   Dico Tools
A person who announces the changes of steps during a dance; "you need a fiddler and a caller for country dancing"


Caller-up   Dico Tools
The person initiating a telephone call; "there were so many callers that he finally disconnected the telephone"


Caller_ID   Dico Tools
A small display that will show you the telephone number of the party calling you


Calliandra   Dico Tools
Any of various shrubs and small trees valued for their fine foliage and attractive spreading habit and clustered white to deep pink or red flowers


Callicebus   Dico Tools
Titis


Calligraph   Dico Tools
Write beautifully and ornamentally


Calligrapher   Dico Tools
Someone skilled in penmanship


Calligraphic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or expressed in calligraphy


Calligraphical   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or expressed in calligraphy


Calligraphist   Dico Tools
Someone skilled in penmanship


Calligraphy   Dico Tools
Beautiful handwriting


Callimorpha   Dico Tools
Cinnabar moths


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Callimorpha_jacobeae   Dico Tools
Large red-and-black European moth; larvae feed on leaves of ragwort; introduced into United States to control ragwort


Callinectes   Dico Tools
New World blue crabs


Callinectes_sapidus   Dico Tools
Bluish edible crab of Atlantic and Gulf coasts of North America


Calling   Dico Tools
The particular occupation for which you are trained


Calling_card   Dico Tools
A distinguishing characteristic or behavior; "bombs are a terrorist''s calling cards"


Calling_card   Dico Tools
A printed or written greeting that is left to indicate that you have visited


Calling_card   Dico Tools
A card that is used instead of cash to make telephone calls


Calling_into_question   Dico Tools
A challenge to defend what someone has said


Calling_together   Dico Tools
The act of convoking


Callionymidae   Dico Tools
Dragonets


Calliope   Dico Tools
A musical instrument consisting of a series of steam whistles played from a keyboard


Calliope   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) the Muse of epic poetry


Calliophis   Dico Tools
Asian coral snakes


Calliopsis   Dico Tools
North American annual widely cultivated for its yellow flowers with purple-red to brownish centers; in some classifications placed in a subgenus Calliopsis


Calliper   Dico Tools
An instrument for measuring the distance between two points


Calliper   Dico Tools
Measure the diameter of something with calipers


Callipers   Dico Tools
An instrument for measuring the distance between two points


Calliphora   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Calliphoridae: blowflies


Calliphora_vicina   Dico Tools
Blowfly with iridescent blue body; makes a loud buzzing noise in flight


Calliphoridae   Dico Tools
Blowflies


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Callipygian   Dico Tools
Pertaining to or having finely developed buttocks; "the quest for the callipygian ideal"


Callipygous   Dico Tools
Pertaining to or having finely developed buttocks; "the quest for the callipygian ideal"


Callirhoe   Dico Tools
Small genus of North American herbs having usually red or purple flowers


Callirhoe_digitata   Dico Tools
Perennial poppy mallow of United States southern plains states having rose-red or rose-purple flowers


Callirhoe_involucrata   Dico Tools
Hairy perennial of central United States having round deeply-lobed leaves and loose panicles of large crimson-purple or cherry-red flowers


Callirhoe_triangulata   Dico Tools
Densely hairy perennial having mostly triangular basal leaves and rose-purple flowers in panicled clusters


Callisaurus   Dico Tools
Zebra-tailed lizard


Callisaurus_draconoides   Dico Tools
Swift lizard with long black-banded tail and long legs; of deserts of United States and Mexico


Callistephus   Dico Tools
1 species: erect Asiatic herb with large flowers


Callistephus_chinensis   Dico Tools
Valued for their beautiful flowers in a wide range of clear bright colors; grown primarily for cutting


Callisthenics   Dico Tools
Light exercise designed to promote general fitness


Callisthenic_exercise   Dico Tools
Light exercise designed to promote general fitness


Callisto   Dico Tools
The second largest of Jupiter''s satellites


Callithricidae   Dico Tools
Marmosets


Callithrix   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Callithricidae: true marmosets


Callithump   Dico Tools
A noisy mock serenade (made by banging pans and kettles) to a newly married couple


Callithump   Dico Tools
A noisy boisterous parade


Callithumpian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to a callithump


Callithump_parade   Dico Tools
A noisy boisterous parade


Callitrichaceae   Dico Tools
Dicot aquatic herbs


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Callitriche   Dico Tools
Water starworts


Callitris   Dico Tools
Evergreen monoecious coniferous trees or shrubs: cypress pines


Callitris_calcarata   Dico Tools
Australian tree with small flattened scales as leaves and numerous dark brown seed; valued for its timber and resin


Callitris_cupressiformis   Dico Tools
Australian cypress pine having globular cones


Callitris_endlicheri   Dico Tools
Australian tree with small flattened scales as leaves and numerous dark brown seed; valued for its timber and resin


Callitris_glauca   Dico Tools
Small tree or shrub of southern Australia


Callitris_glaucophylla   Dico Tools
Small tree or shrub of southern Australia


Callitris_parlatorei   Dico Tools
Australian cypress pine with fibrous inner bark


Callitris_quadrivalvis   Dico Tools
Large coniferous evergreen tree of North Africa and Spain having flattened branches and scalelike leaves yielding a hard fragrant wood; bark yields a resin used in varnishes


Callophis   Dico Tools
Asian coral snakes


Callorhinus   Dico Tools
Fur seals


Callorhinus_ursinus   Dico Tools
Of Pacific coast from Alaska southward to California


Callosectomy   Dico Tools
Severing the corpus callosum so that communication between the cerebral hemispheres is interrupted (in cases of severe intractable epilepsy)


Callosity   Dico Tools
An area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)


Callosotomy   Dico Tools
Severing the corpus callosum so that communication between the cerebral hemispheres is interrupted (in cases of severe intractable epilepsy)


Callous   Dico Tools
Make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals


Callous   Dico Tools
Emotionally hardened; "a callous indifference to suffering"; "cold-blooded and indurate to public opinion"


Calloused   Dico Tools
Having skin made tough and thick through wear


Callously   Dico Tools
In a callous way; "he callously exploited their feelings"


Callousness   Dico Tools
Devoid of passion or feeling


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Callow   Dico Tools
Lacking experience of life; "a callow youth of seventeen"


Callowness   Dico Tools
Lacking and evidencing lack of experience of life


Calluna   Dico Tools
One species


Calluna_vulgaris   Dico Tools
Common Old World heath represented by many varieties; low evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere


Callus   Dico Tools
(botany) an isolated thickening of tissue, especially a stiff protuberance on the lip of an orchid


Callus   Dico Tools
Bony tissue formed during the healing of a fractured bone


Callus   Dico Tools
An area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)


Callus   Dico Tools
Form a callus or calluses; "His foot callused"


Callus   Dico Tools
Cause a callus to form on; "The long march had callused his feet"


Call_at   Dico Tools
Enter a harbor; "the ship called in Athens"


Call_attention   Dico Tools
Point out carefully and clearly


Call_back   Dico Tools
Recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection; "I can''t remember saying any such thing"; "I can''t think what her last name was"; "can you remember her phone number?"; "Do you remember that he once loved you?"; "call up memories"


Call_back   Dico Tools
Summon to return; "The ambassador was recalled to his country"; "The company called back many of the workers it had laid off during the recession"


Call_back   Dico Tools
Return or repeat a telephone call; "I am busy right now--can you call back in an hour?"; "She left a message but the contractor never called back"


Call_back   Dico Tools
Cause to be returned; "recall the defective auto tires"; "The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt"


Call_box   Dico Tools
A numbered compartment in a post office where mail is put to be called for


Call_box   Dico Tools
Booth for using a telephone


Call_center   Dico Tools
A center equipped to handle a large volume of telephone calls (especially for taking orders or serving customers)


Call_centre   Dico Tools
A center equipped to handle a large volume of telephone calls (especially for taking orders or serving customers)


Call_down   Dico Tools
Censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger''s car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"


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Call_down   Dico Tools
Evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "stir a disturbance"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"


Call_fire   Dico Tools
Fire delivered on a specific target in response to a request from the supported unit


Call_for   Dico Tools
Express the need or desire for; ask for; "She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service"


Call_for   Dico Tools
Request the participation or presence of; "The organizers invite submissions of papers for the conference"


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Gather or collect; "You can get the results on Monday"; "She picked up the children at the day care center"; "They pick up our trash twice a week"


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Require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert";


Call_forth   Dico Tools
Evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "stir a disturbance"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"


Call_forth   Dico Tools
Call forth; "Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple"


Call_forwarding   Dico Tools
Lets you transfer your incoming calls to any telephone that you can dial direct


Call_girl   Dico Tools
A female prostitute who can be hired by telephone


Call_in   Dico Tools
Make a phone call; "call in to a radio station"; "call in sick"


Call_in   Dico Tools
Summon to a particular activity or employment; "Experts were called in"


Call_in   Dico Tools
Summon to enter; "The nurse called in the next patient"


Call_in   Dico Tools
Cause to be returned; "recall the defective auto tires"; "The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt"


Call_in   Dico Tools
Demand payment of (a loan); "Call a loan"


Call_in   Dico Tools
Take a player out of a game in order to exchange for another player


Call_in   Dico Tools
Pay a brief visit; "The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens"


Call_into_question   Dico Tools
Challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of; "We must question your judgment in this matter"


Call_it_a_day   Dico Tools
Stop doing what one is doing; "At midnight, the student decided to call it quits and closed his books"


Call_it_quits   Dico Tools
Stop doing what one is doing; "At midnight, the student decided to call it quits and closed his books"


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Call_loan   Dico Tools
A loan that is repayable on demand


Call_mark   Dico Tools
A mark consisting of characters written on a book; used to indicate shelf location


Call_number   Dico Tools
A mark consisting of characters written on a book; used to indicate shelf location


Call_off   Dico Tools
Give the calls (to the dancers) for a square dance


Call_off   Dico Tools
Postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled; "Call off the engagement"; "cancel the dinner party"


Call_on   Dico Tools
Have recourse to or make an appeal or request for help or information to; "She called on her Representative to help her"; "She turned to her relatives for help"


Call_one's_bluff   Dico Tools
Ask to prove what someone is claiming; "John called Mary''s bluff when she claimed she could prove the theorem in under an hour"


Call_on_the_carpet   Dico Tools
Censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger''s car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"


Call_option   Dico Tools
The option to buy a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date


Call_option   Dico Tools
An option to buy


Call_out   Dico Tools
Challenge to a duel; "D''Artignan called out Pushkin"


Call_out   Dico Tools
Utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy; "`I won!'' he exclaimed"; "`Help!'' she cried"; "`I''m here,'' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost"


Call_out   Dico Tools
Call out loudly, as of names or numbers


Call_the_shots   Dico Tools
Exercise authority or be in charge; "Who is calling the shots in this house?"


Call_the_tune   Dico Tools
Exercise authority or be in charge; "Who is calling the shots in this house?"


Call_to_order   Dico Tools
Open formally; "the chairman called the meeting to order by pounding his gavel"


Call_up   Dico Tools
An order to report for military duty


Call_up   Dico Tools
Recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection; "I can''t remember saying any such thing"; "I can''t think what her last name was"; "can you remember her phone number?"; "Do you remember that he once loved you?"; "call up memories"


Call_up   Dico Tools
Get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone; "I tried to call you all night"; "Take two aspirin and call me in the morning"


Call_up   Dico Tools
Bring forward for consideration; "The case was called up in court"


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Call_up   Dico Tools
Call to arms; of military personnel


Call_waiting   Dico Tools
A way of letting you know that someone else is calling when you are using your telephone


Calm   Dico Tools
Steadiness of mind under stress; "he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity"


Calm   Dico Tools
Cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to; "The patient must be sedated before the operation"


Calm   Dico Tools
Make steady; "steady yourself"


Calm   Dico Tools
Become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation; "After the fight both men need to cool off."; "It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again."


Calm   Dico Tools
Make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"


Calm   Dico Tools
Marked by freedom from agitation or excitement; "the rioters gradually became calm and slowly dispersed"


Calm   Dico Tools
(of weather) free from storm or wind; "calm seas"


Calm   Dico Tools
Not agitated; without losing self-possession; "spoke in a calm voice"; "remained calm throughout the uproar"


Calm   Dico Tools
Characterized by absence of emotional agitation; "calm acceptance of the inevitable"; "remained serene in the midst of turbulence"; "a serene expression on her face"; "she became more tranquil"; "tranquil life in the country"


Calming   Dico Tools
The act of appeasing (as by acceding to the demonds of)


Calming   Dico Tools
Causing to become tranquil


Calming   Dico Tools
Freeing from fear and anxiety


Calmly   Dico Tools
With self-possession (especially in times of stress); "he spoke calmly to the rioting students"


Calmly   Dico Tools
In a sedate manner


Calmness   Dico Tools
Steadiness of mind under stress; "he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity"


Calmness   Dico Tools
A feeling of calm; an absence of agitation or excitement


Calmness   Dico Tools
An absence of strong winds or rain


Calm_air   Dico Tools
Wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale


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Calm_down   Dico Tools
Become quiet or less intensive; "the fighting lulled for a moment"


Calm_down   Dico Tools
Become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation; "After the fight both men need to cool off."; "It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again."


Calm_down   Dico Tools
Make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"


Calnada_pea   Dico Tools
Common perennial climber of temperate regions of Eurasia and North America having dense elongate clusters of flowers


Calocarpum   Dico Tools
A genus of tropical American trees of the family Sapotaceae


Calocarpum_zapota   Dico Tools
Tropical American tree having wood like mahogany and sweet edible egg-shaped fruit; in some classifications placed in the genus Calocarpum


Calocedrus   Dico Tools
Tall evergreens of western North America and eastern Asia; formerly included in genus Libocedrus


Calocedrus_decurrens   Dico Tools
Tall tree of the Pacific coast of North America having foliage like cypress and cinnamon-red bark


Calochortus   Dico Tools
Large genus of western North American leafy-stemmed bulbous herbs


Calochortus_albus   Dico Tools
Globe lily having open branched clusters of egg-shaped white flowers; southern California


Calochortus_amabilis   Dico Tools
Globe lily having open branched clusters of clear yellow egg-shaped flowers; northern California


Calochortus_amoenus   Dico Tools
Globe lily with deep rose-pink or purple egg-shaped flowers on flexuous stems; western slopes of Sierra Nevada in San Joaquin Valley


Calochortus_elegans   Dico Tools
Small plant with slender bent stems bearing branched clusters of a few white star-shaped flowers with petals shaped like cat''s ears; southeastern Washington and northeastern Oregon to Montana


Calochortus_kennedyi   Dico Tools
Mariposa with clusters of bell-shaped vermilion or orange or yellow flowers atop short stems; southern California to Arizona and Mexico


Calochortus_luteus   Dico Tools
Mariposa having clusters of a few large deep yellow bell-shaped flowers atop slender stems; California coastal ranges


Calochortus_macrocarpus   Dico Tools
Mariposa having loose clusters of one to three handsome lilac flowers resembling umbels atop stout erect stems; arid northwestern North America east of Cascade Mountains from southern British Columbia to northern California


Calochortus_nuttallii   Dico Tools
Perennial plant having umbellike clusters of one to four showy white bell-shaped flowers atop erect unbranched stems; edible bulbs useful in times of scarcity; eastern Montana and western North Dakota south to northern Arizona and northwestern New Mexico


Calomel   Dico Tools
A tasteless colorless powder used medicinally as a cathartic


Calophyllum   Dico Tools
Genus of tropical evergreen trees


Calophyllum_calaba   Dico Tools
West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice


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Calophyllum_candidissimum   Dico Tools
Tropical American tree; valued for its hard durable wood


Calophyllum_inophyllum   Dico Tools
East Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers; coastal areas southern India to Malaysia


Calophyllum_longifolium   Dico Tools
Valuable timber tree of Panama


Calopogon   Dico Tools
Terrestrial orchids of North America


Calopogon_pulchellum   Dico Tools
An orchid


Calopogon_tuberosum   Dico Tools
An orchid


Caloric   Dico Tools
Of or relating to calories in food; "comparison of foods on a caloric basis"; "the caloric content of foods"


Caloric   Dico Tools
Relating to or associated with heat; "thermal movements of molecules"; "thermal capacity"; "thermic energy"; "the caloric effect of sunlight"


Calorie   Dico Tools
Unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure


Calorie   Dico Tools
A unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree at one atmosphere pressure; used by nutritionists to characterize the energy-producing potential in food


Calorie_chart   Dico Tools
A list of foods and information about their caloric content


Calorifacient   Dico Tools
Producing heat; usually used of foods; "calorifacient chili peppers"


Calorific   Dico Tools
Heat-generating; "the calorific properties of fuels"


Calorimeter   Dico Tools
A measuring instrument that determines quantities of heat


Calorimetric   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the measurement of heat


Calorimetry   Dico Tools
Measurement of quantities of heat


Caloscypha_fulgens   Dico Tools
An early spring variety of discomycete with yellow to orange yellow lining of the cup


Calosoma   Dico Tools
Any beetle of the genus Calosoma


Calosoma_scrutator   Dico Tools
Large metallic blue-green beetle that preys on caterpillars; found in North America


Calostomataceae   Dico Tools
A family of fungi belonging to the order Tulostomatales


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Calostoma_cinnabarina   Dico Tools
A gasteromycete with a leathery stalk and a fruiting body this globose and has a red spore case


Calostoma_lutescens   Dico Tools
A gasteromycete with a leathery stalk and a fruiting body that is globose and has a pale yellow spore case


Calostoma_ravenelii   Dico Tools
A gasteromycete with a leathery stalk and a fruiting body with a thin gelatinous spore case and elliptical spores


Calpac   Dico Tools
A high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus


Calpack   Dico Tools
A high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus


Calpe   Dico Tools
Location of a colony of the United Kingdom on a limestone promontory at the southern tip of Spain; strategically important because it can control the entrance of ships into the Mediterranean; one of the Pillars of Hercules


Calque   Dico Tools
An expression introduced into one language by translating it from another language


Caltha   Dico Tools
A genus of Caltha


Caltha_palustris   Dico Tools
Swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups


Caltrop   Dico Tools
Mediterranean annual or biennial herb having pinkish to purple flowers surrounded by spine-tipped scales; naturalized in America


Caltrop   Dico Tools
A plant of the genus Trapa bearing spiny four-pronged edible nutlike fruits


Caltrop   Dico Tools
Tropical annual procumbent poisonous subshrub having fruit that splits into five spiny nutlets; serious pasture weed


Calumet   Dico Tools
A highly decorated ceremonial pipe of Amerindians; smoked on ceremonial occasions (especially as a token of peace)


Calumniate   Dico Tools
Charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone; "The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation"


Calumniatory   Dico Tools
(used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign


Calumnious   Dico Tools
(used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign


Calumniously   Dico Tools
In a false and slanderous and defamatory manner; with slander or calumny


Calumny   Dico Tools
An abusive attack on a person''s character or good name


Calumny   Dico Tools
A malicious attack


Calvados   Dico Tools
Dry apple brandy made in Normandy


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Calvaria   Dico Tools
The dome of the skull


Calvary   Dico Tools
Any experience that causes intense suffering


Calvary   Dico Tools
A hill near Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified


Calvary_clover   Dico Tools
An annual of the Mediterranean area having spiny seed pods and leaves with dark spots


Calvary_cross   Dico Tools
A Latin cross set on three steps


Calvatia   Dico Tools
Genus of puffballs having outer casings whose upper parts break at maturity into angular pieces to expose the spores


Calvatia_gigantea   Dico Tools
Huge edible puffball up to 2 feet diameter and 25 pounds in weight


Calve   Dico Tools
Birth; "the whales calve at this time of year"


Calve   Dico Tools
Release ice; "The icebergs and glaciers calve"


Calved   Dico Tools
(used of cattle especially domestic cattle) born


Calvert_Vaux   Dico Tools
United States landscape architect (born in England) who designed Central Park (1824-1895)


Calves'_feet   Dico Tools
Feet of calves used as food; usually jellied


Calves'_liver   Dico Tools
Liver of a calf used as meat


Calvin   Dico Tools
Swiss theologian (born in France) whose tenets (predestination and the irresistibility of grace and justification by faith) defined Presbyterianism (1509-1564)


Calvin   Dico Tools
United States chemist noted for discovering the series of chemical reactions in photosynthesis (1911-)


Calving   Dico Tools
Giving birth to a calf


Calvinism   Dico Tools
The theological system of John Calvin and his followers emphasizing omnipotence of God and salvation by grace alone


Calvinist   Dico Tools
An adherent of the theological doctrines of John Calvin


Calvinist   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of Calvinism or its adherents


Calvinistic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of Calvinism or its adherents


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Calvinistical   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of Calvinism or its adherents


Calvinistic_Baptist   Dico Tools
Group of Baptist congregations believing the teachings of the French theologian John Calvin who believed in strict predetermination


Calvino   Dico Tools
Italian writer of novels and short stories (born in Cuba) (1923-1987)


Calvin_Coolidge   Dico Tools
Elected Vice President and succeeded as 30th President of the United States when Harding died in 1923 (1872-1933)


Calvin_Klein   Dico Tools
United States fashion designer noted for understated fashions (born in 1942)


Calvin_Richard_Klein   Dico Tools
United States fashion designer noted for understated fashions (born in 1942)


Calx   Dico Tools
A white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide


Calycanthaceae   Dico Tools
Shrubs or small trees having aromatic bark; the eastern United States and eastern Asia


Calycanthus   Dico Tools
A magnoliid dicot genus of the family Calycanthaceae including: allspice


Calycanthus_family   Dico Tools
Shrubs or small trees having aromatic bark; the eastern United States and eastern Asia


Calycanthus_floridus   Dico Tools
Hardy shrub of southeastern United States having clove-scented wood and fragrant red-brown flowers


Calycanthus_occidentalis   Dico Tools
Straggling aromatic shrub of southwestern United States having fragrant brown flowers


Calyceal   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or resembling a calyx


Calycinal   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or resembling a calyx


Calycine   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or resembling a calyx


Calycle   Dico Tools
A small cup-shaped structure (as a taste bud or optic cup or cavity of a coral containing a polyp)


Calycle   Dico Tools
A group of bracts simulating a calyx as in a carnation or hibiscus


Calycled   Dico Tools
Having a calyculus


Calycophyllum   Dico Tools
Medium to large tropical American trees having shiny reddish-brown shredding bark


Calycophyllum_candidissimum   Dico Tools
Source of a tough elastic wood


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Calycular   Dico Tools
Relating to or resembling a calyculus


Calyculate   Dico Tools
Having a calyculus


Calyculus   Dico Tools
A small cup-shaped structure (as a taste bud or optic cup or cavity of a coral containing a polyp)


Calyculus   Dico Tools
A group of bracts simulating a calyx as in a carnation or hibiscus


Calymmatobacterium   Dico Tools
A genus of bacterial rods containing only the one species that causes granuloma inguinale


Calymmatobacterium_granulomatis   Dico Tools
The species of bacteria that causes granuloma inguinale


Calypso   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) the sea nymph who detained Odysseus for seven years


Calypso   Dico Tools
Rare north temperate bog orchid bearing a solitary white to pink flower marked with purple at the tip of an erect reddish stalk above 1 basal leaf


Calypso_bulbosa   Dico Tools
Rare north temperate bog orchid bearing a solitary white to pink flower marked with purple at the tip of an erect reddish stalk above 1 basal leaf


Calypter   Dico Tools
Scale-like structure between the base of the wing and the halter of a two-winged fly


Calyptra   Dico Tools
The hood or cap covering the calyx of certain plants: e.g., the California poppy


Calyptrate   Dico Tools
Having a calyptra


Calyptrate   Dico Tools
Having calypters


Calyptridium_umbellatum   Dico Tools
Pink clusters of densely packed flowers on prostrate stems resemble upturned pads of cats'' feet; grow in coniferous forests of western North America


Calystegia   Dico Tools
Climbing or scrambling herbs: bindweed


Calystegia_sepium   Dico Tools
Common Eurasian and American wild climber with pink flowers; sometimes placed in genus Convolvulus


Calyx   Dico Tools
(botany) the whorl of sepals of a flower collectively forming the outer floral envelope or layer of the perianth enclosing and supporting the developing bud; usually green


Calyx_tube   Dico Tools
The cuplike or ringlike or tubular structure of a flower which bears the sepals and stamens and calyx (as in Rosaceae)


Cam   Dico Tools
A rotating disk shaped to convert circular into linear motion


Cam   Dico Tools
A river in east central England that flows past Cambridge to join the Ouse River


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Camachile   Dico Tools
Common thorny tropical American tree having terminal racemes of yellow flowers followed by sickle-shaped or circinate edible pods and yielding good timber and a yellow dye and mucilaginous gum


Camail   Dico Tools
A medieval hood of mail suspended from a basinet to protect the head and neck


Camaraderie   Dico Tools
The quality of affording easy familiarity and sociability


Camarilla   Dico Tools
A clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue


Camas   Dico Tools
Any of several plants of the genus Camassia; North and South America


Camash   Dico Tools
Any of several plants of the genus Camassia; North and South America


Camass   Dico Tools
Any of several plants of the genus Camassia; North and South America


Camassia   Dico Tools
Genus of scapose herbs of North and South America having large edible bulbs


Camassia_leichtlinii   Dico Tools
Camas found to the west of Cascade Mountains


Camassia_quamash   Dico Tools
Plant having a large edible bulb and linear basal leaves and racemes of light to deep violet-blue star-shaped flowers on tall green scapes; western North America


Camassia_scilloides   Dico Tools
Eastern camas; eastern and central North America


Cambarus   Dico Tools
A genus of Astacidae


Camber   Dico Tools
The alignment of the wheels of a motor vehicle closer together at the bottom than at the top


Camber   Dico Tools
A slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force


Camber   Dico Tools
A slight convexity (as of the surface of a road)


Camber   Dico Tools
Curve upward in the middle


Camberwell_beauty   Dico Tools
Of temperate regions; having dark purple wings with yellow borders


Camber_arch   Dico Tools
An arch with a straight horizontal extrados and a slightly arched intrados


Cambial   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or functioning as a cambium


Cambium   Dico Tools
The inner layer of the periosteum


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Cambium   Dico Tools
Formative one-cell-thick layer of tissue between xylem and phloem in most vascular plants that is responsible for secondary growth


Cambodia   Dico Tools
A nation in southeastern Asia; was part of Indochina under French rule until 1946


Cambodian   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Cambodia


Cambodian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of Cambodia or its people or language


Cambodian_capital   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city of Kampuchea


Cambodian_monetary_unit   Dico Tools
Monetary unit in Cambodia


Cambria   Dico Tools
One of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; during Roman times the region was known as Cambria


Cambrian   Dico Tools
A native or resident of Wales


Cambrian   Dico Tools
From 544 million to about 500 million years ago; marine invertebrates


Cambrian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of Wales or its people or their language; "the Welsh coast"; "Welsh syntax"


Cambrian_period   Dico Tools
From 544 million to about 500 million years ago; marine invertebrates


Cambric   Dico Tools
A finely woven white linen


Cambric_tea   Dico Tools
A beverage for children containing hot water and milk and sugar and a small amount of tea


Cambridge   Dico Tools
A university in England


Cambridge   Dico Tools
A city in eastern England on the River Cam; site of Cambridge University


Cambridge   Dico Tools
A city in Massachusetts just north of Boston; site of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Cambridge_University   Dico Tools
A university in England


Camcorder   Dico Tools
A portable television camera and videocassette recorder


Camden   Dico Tools
A city in southwestern New Jersey on the Delaware River near Pittsburgh


Camel   Dico Tools
Cud-chewing mammal used as a draft or saddle animal in desert regions


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Camel's_hair   Dico Tools
A soft tan cloth made with the hair of a camel


Camelhair   Dico Tools
A soft tan cloth made with the hair of a camel


Camelia   Dico Tools
Any of several shrubs or small evergreen trees having solitary white or pink or reddish flowers


Camelidae   Dico Tools
Camels and llamas and vicunas


Camelina   Dico Tools
Annual and biennial herbs of Mediterranean to central Asia


Camelina_sativa   Dico Tools
Annual European false flax having small white flowers; cultivated since Neolithic times as a source of fiber and for its oil-rich seeds; widely naturalized in North America


Camellia   Dico Tools
Any of several shrubs or small evergreen trees having solitary white or pink or reddish flowers


Camellia_japonica   Dico Tools
Greenhouse shrub with glossy green leaves and showy fragrant roselike flowers; cultivated in many varieties


Camellia_sinensis   Dico Tools
A tropical evergreen shrub or small tree extensively cultivated in e.g. China and Japan and India; source of tea leaves; "tea has fragrant white flowers"


Camellia_State   Dico Tools
A state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War


Camelopard   Dico Tools
Tallest living quadruped; having a spotted coat and small horns and very long neck and legs; of savannahs of tropical Africa


Camelot   Dico Tools
(Arthurian legend) the capital of King Arthur''s kingdom; according to the legend, truth and goodness and beauty reigned there


Camelpox   Dico Tools
A viral disease of camels closely related to smallpox; "with a little genetic engineering camelpox could be used as a bioweapon"


Camelus   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Camelidae: camels


Camelus_bactrianus   Dico Tools
Two-humped camel of the cold deserts of central Asia


Camelus_dromedarius   Dico Tools
One-humped camel of the hot deserts of northern Africa and southwestern Asia


Camel_racing   Dico Tools
The sport of racing camels


Camembert   Dico Tools
Rich soft creamy French cheese


Cameo   Dico Tools
Engraving or carving in low relief on a stone (as in a brooch or ring)


Camera   Dico Tools
Equipment for taking photographs (usually consisting of a lightproof box with a lens at one end and light-sensitive film at the other)


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Camera   Dico Tools
Television equipment consisting of a lens system that focuses an image on a photosensitive mosaic that is scanned by an electron beam


Cameraman   Dico Tools
A photographer who operates a movie camera


Camera_angle   Dico Tools
The point of view of a camera


Camera_care   Dico Tools
Keeping a camera in good working order


Camera_lens   Dico Tools
A lens that focuses the image in a camera


Camera_lucida   Dico Tools
An optical device consisting of an attachment that enables an observer to view simultaneously the image and a drawing surface for sketching it


Camera_obscura   Dico Tools
A darkened enclosure in which images of outside objects are projected through a small aperture or lens onto a facing surface


Camera_operator   Dico Tools
A photographer who operates a movie camera


Camera_tripod   Dico Tools
A tripod used to support a camera


Cameroon   Dico Tools
A republic on the western coast of central Africa; was under French and British control until 1960


Cameroon   Dico Tools
An inactive volcano in western Cameroon; highest peak on the West African coast


Cameroonian   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Cameroon


Cameroonian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of Cameroon or its people; "the Cameroonian capital"


Cameroon_franc   Dico Tools
The basic unit of money in Cameroon


Cameroun   Dico Tools
A republic on the western coast of central Africa; was under French and British control until 1960


Camillo_Golgi   Dico Tools
Italian histologist noted for work on the structure of the nervous system and for his discovery of Golgi bodies (1844-1926)


Camion   Dico Tools
A low heavy horse cart without sides; used for haulage


Camion   Dico Tools
A large truck designed to carry heavy loads; usually without sides


Camise   Dico Tools
A loose shirt or tunic; originally worn in the Middle Ages


Camisole   Dico Tools
A short negligee


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Camisole   Dico Tools
A short sleeveless undergarment for women


Camlan   Dico Tools
(Arthurian legend) the battlefield where King Arthur was mortally wounded


Camlet   Dico Tools
A fabric of Asian origin; originally made of silk and camel''s hair


Camlet   Dico Tools
A garment made of camlet fabric


Camo   Dico Tools
Fabric dyed with splotches of green and brown and black and tan; intended to make the wearer of a garment made of this fabric hard to distinguish from the background


Camomile   Dico Tools
Eurasian plant apple-scented foliage and white-rayed flowers and feathery leaves used medicinally; in some classification systems placed in genus Anthemis


Camomile_tea   Dico Tools
Tea-like drink made from camomile leaves and flowers


Camorra   Dico Tools
A secret society in Naples notorious for violence and blackmail


Camosh   Dico Tools
Any of several plants of the genus Camassia; North and South America


Camouflage   Dico Tools
The act of concealing the identity of something by modifying its appearance; "he is a master of disguise"


Camouflage   Dico Tools
Device or stratagem for concealment or deceit


Camouflage   Dico Tools
Fabric dyed with splotches of green and brown and black and tan; intended to make the wearer of a garment made of this fabric hard to distinguish from the background


Camouflage   Dico Tools
An outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something; "the theatrical notion of disguise is always associated with catastrophe in his stories"


Camouflage   Dico Tools
Disguise by camouflaging; exploit the natural surroundings to disguise something; "The troops camoflaged themselves before they went into enemy territory"


Camouflaged   Dico Tools
Made invisible by means of protective coloring


Camp   Dico Tools
Temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers; "wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling"


Camp   Dico Tools
Temporary lodgings in the country for travelers or vacationers; "level ground is best for parking and camp areas"


Camp   Dico Tools
A prison for forced laborers; "China has many work camps for political prisoners"


Camp   Dico Tools
A site where care and activities are provided for children during the summer months; "city kids get to see the country at a summer camp"


Camp   Dico Tools
Shelter for persons displaced by war or political oppression or for religious beliefs


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Camp   Dico Tools
Something that is considered amusing not because of its originality but because of its unoriginality; "the livingroom was pure camp"


Camp   Dico Tools
An exclusive circle of people with a common purpose


Camp   Dico Tools
A group of people living together in a camp; "the whole camp laughed at his mistake"


Camp   Dico Tools
Give an artificially banal or sexual quality to


Camp   Dico Tools
Establish or set up a camp


Camp   Dico Tools
Live in or as if in a tent; "Can we go camping again this summer?"; "The circus tented near the town"; "The houseguests had to camp in the living room"


Camp   Dico Tools
Providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities; "they played up the silliness of their roles for camp effect"; "campy Hollywood musicals of the 1940''s"


Camp-made   Dico Tools
Made as part of the arts-and-crafts program at summer camp; "my camp-made leather wallet"


Campaign   Dico Tools
An overland journey by hunters (especially in Africa)


Campaign   Dico Tools
A series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "he supported populist campaigns"; "they worked in the cause of world peace"; "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"; "the movement to end slavery"; "contributed to


Campaign   Dico Tools
Several related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints)


Campaign   Dico Tools
A race between candidates for elective office; "I managed his campaign for governor"; "he is raising money for a Senate run"


Campaign   Dico Tools
Go on a campaign; go off to war


Campaign   Dico Tools
Run, stand, or compete for an office or a position; "Who''s running for treasurer this year?"


Campaign   Dico Tools
Exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for; "The liberal party pushed for reforms"; "She is crusading for women''s rights"; "The Dean is pushing for his fa


Campaigner   Dico Tools
A politician who is running for public office


Campaigning   Dico Tools
The campaign of a candidate to be elected


Campaign_for_governor   Dico Tools
A race for election to the governorship


Campaign_hat   Dico Tools
A broad-brimmed felt hat with a high crown; formerly worn by the United States Army and Marine personnel


Campana   Dico Tools
The shape of a bell


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Campania   Dico Tools
A region of southwestern Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea including the islands of Capri and Ischia


Campanile   Dico Tools
A bell tower; usually stands alone unattached to a building


Campanula   Dico Tools
Any of various plants of the genus Campanula having blue or white bell-shaped flowers


Campanulaceae   Dico Tools
Family of plants of the order Campanulales; in some classifications includes Lobeliaceae


Campanulales   Dico Tools
An order or plants of the subclass Asteridae including: Campanulaceae; Lobeliaceae; Cucurbitaceae; Goodeniaceae; Compositae


Campanular   Dico Tools
Shaped like a bell or campana; "campanulate flowers of the genus Campanula"


Campanulate   Dico Tools
Shaped like a bell or campana; "campanulate flowers of the genus Campanula"


Campanulated   Dico Tools
Shaped like a bell or campana; "campanulate flowers of the genus Campanula"


Campanula_americana   Dico Tools
Annual or perennial of eastern North America with long spikes of blue or white flowers


Campanula_aparinoides   Dico Tools
Bellflower common in marshes of eastern North America having lanceolate linear leaves and small whitish flowers


Campanula_carpatica   Dico Tools
European perennial bellflower that grows in clumps with spreading stems and blue or white flowers


Campanula_divaricata   Dico Tools
Bellflower of southeastern United States (Maryland to Georgia) having pale blue flowers


Campanula_glomerata   Dico Tools
Bellflower of Europe to temperate Asia having dense spikes of violet-blue to white flowers


Campanula_medium   Dico Tools
European biennial widely cultivated for its blue or violet or white flowers


Campanula_persicifolia   Dico Tools
Perennial European bellflower with racemose white or blue flowers


Campanula_pyramidalis   Dico Tools
Bellflower of southeastern Europe


Campanula_rapunculoides   Dico Tools
Erect European herb with creeping rootstocks and nodding spikelike racemes of blue to violet flowers


Campanula_rapunculus   Dico Tools
Bellflower of Europe and Asia and North Africa having bluish flowers and an edible tuberous root used with the leaves in salad


Campanula_rotundifolia   Dico Tools
Perennial of northern hemisphere with slender stems and bell-shaped blue flowers


Campanula_trachelium   Dico Tools
European bellflower with blue-purple to lilac flowers formerly used to treat sore throat


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Campbell   Dico Tools
United States mythologist (1904-1987)


Campeachy   Dico Tools
Spiny shrub or small tree of Central America and West Indies having bipinnate leaves and racemes of small bright yellow flowers and yielding a hard brown or brownish-red heartwood used in preparing a black dye


Campeche   Dico Tools
Mexican city on the Bay of Campeche


Campephilus   Dico Tools
A genus of Picidae


Campephilus_principalis   Dico Tools
Large black-and-white woodpecker of southern United States and Cuba having an ivory bill; nearly extinct


Camper   Dico Tools
A recreational vehicle equipped for camping out while traveling


Camper   Dico Tools
Someone living temporarily in a tent or lodge for recreation


Camper_trailer   Dico Tools
A trailer equipped for occupancy (especially for holiday trips)


Campestral   Dico Tools
Of fields or open country; "living in campestral seclusion"


Campfire   Dico Tools
A small outdoor fire for warmth or cooking (as at a camp)


Campfire_girl   Dico Tools
A girl who is a member of Campfire Girls; for girls age 7-18


Campground   Dico Tools
A site where people on holiday can pitch a tent


Camphor   Dico Tools
A resin obtained from the camphor tree; used in making celluloid and liniment


Camphoraceous   Dico Tools
Being or having the properties of camphor; "camphoraceous odor"


Camphorate   Dico Tools
Treat with camphor


Camphorated   Dico Tools
Impregnated with camphor; "camphorated oil"


Camphorated_tincture_of_opium   Dico Tools
Medicine used to treat diarrhea


Camphoric   Dico Tools
Relating to or derived from or containing camphor; "camphoric linaments"


Camphorweed   Dico Tools
Aromatic plant of western United States


Camphor_ball   Dico Tools
A small sphere of camphor or naphthalene used to keep moths away from stored clothing


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Camphor_daisy   Dico Tools
Annual of southern United States and Mexico having bristly leaves and pale yellow flowers


Camphor_dune_tansy   Dico Tools
Densely hairy plant with rayless flowers; San Francisco Bay area


Camphor_ice   Dico Tools
A cerate made of camphor and wax and spermaceti and castor oil


Camphor_oil   Dico Tools
Oil distilled from camphor resin


Camphor_tree   Dico Tools
Large evergreen tree of warm regions whose aromatic wood yields camphor


Camping   Dico Tools
The act of encamping and living in tents in a camp


Camping_area   Dico Tools
A site where people on holiday can pitch a tent


Camping_bus   Dico Tools
A recreational vehicle equipped for camping out while traveling


Camping_ground   Dico Tools
A site where people on holiday can pitch a tent


Camping_site   Dico Tools
A site where people on holiday can pitch a tent


Campion   Dico Tools
Any plant of the genus Silene


Campmate   Dico Tools
Someone who lives in the same camp you do


Campong   Dico Tools
A native village in Malaysia


Camponotus   Dico Tools
Carpenter ants


Campsis_radicans   Dico Tools
A North American woody vine having pinnate leaves and large red trumpet-shaped flowers


Campsite   Dico Tools
A site where people on holiday can pitch a tent


Campstool   Dico Tools
A folding stool


Camptosorus   Dico Tools
Classification used in some especially former systems for plants usually placed in genus Asplenium


Camptosorus_rhizophyllus   Dico Tools
Ferns having lanceolate fronds that root at the tip


Campus   Dico Tools
A field on which the buildings of a university are situated


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Campy   Dico Tools
Providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities; "they played up the silliness of their roles for camp effect"; "campy Hollywood musicals of the 1940''s"


Campyloneurum   Dico Tools
Epiphytic ferns of tropical America


Campyloneurum_augustifolium   Dico Tools
Fern with shorter and narrower leaves than Florida strap fern; Florida to West Indies and Mexico and south to Argentina


Campylorhynchus   Dico Tools
Alternative classifications for the cactus wrens


Campylotropous   Dico Tools
(of a plant ovule) curved with the micropyle near the base almost touching its stalk