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An alphabetical listing of General terms and items.

 
D   Dico Tools
The 4th letter of the Roman alphabet


D   Dico Tools
The cardinal number that is the product of one hundred and five


D   Dico Tools
A fat-soluble vitamin that prevents rickets


D   Dico Tools
Denoting a quantity consisting of 500 items or units


D'Oyly_Carte   Dico Tools
English impresario who brought Gilbert and Sullivan together and produced many of their operettas in London (1844-1901)


D-day   Dico Tools
Day of the allied landing in France, World War II


D-layer   Dico Tools
The lowest region of the ionosphere (35 to 50 miles up) that reflects low-frequency radio waves


D.C.   Dico Tools
The district occupied entirely by the city of Washington; chosen by George Washington as the site of the nation''s capital and carve out of land ceded by Maryland and Virginia


D.o.a.   Dico Tools
Abbreviation for `dead on arrival'' at the emergency room


D.P.R.K.   Dico Tools
A communist country in the northern half of the Korean Peninsula; established in 1948; involved in state-sponsored terrorism


D._H._Lawrence   Dico Tools
English novelist and poet and essayist whose work condemned industrial society and explored sexual relationships (1885-1930)


D._W._Griffith   Dico Tools
United States film maker who was the first to use flashbacks and fade-outs (1875-1948)


DA   Dico Tools
An official prosecutor for a judicial district


Da'wah   Dico Tools
Missionary work for Islam


Dab   Dico Tools
A light touch or stroke


Dab   Dico Tools
A small quantity of something moist or soft; "a dab of paint"; "a splatter of mud"


Dab   Dico Tools
Hit lightly; "pat him on the shoulder"


Dab   Dico Tools
Apply (usually a liquid) to a surface; "dab the wall with paint"


Daba   Dico Tools
A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad


Dabble   Dico Tools
Dip a foot or hand briefly into a liquid


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Dabble   Dico Tools
Work with in a non-serious manner; "She dabbles in astronomy"; "He plays around with investments bu he never makes any money"


Dabble   Dico Tools
Play in or as if in water, as of small children


Dabbled   Dico Tools
Covered patchily; often used in combination; "waves dabbled with moonlight"; "a blood-spattered room"; "gardens splashed with color"; "kitchen walls splattered with grease"


Dabbler   Dico Tools
Any of numerous shallow-water ducks that feed by upending and dabbling


Dabbler   Dico Tools
An amateur who engages in an activity without serious intentions and who pretends to have knowledge


Dabbling_duck   Dico Tools
Any of numerous shallow-water ducks that feed by upending and dabbling


Dabchick   Dico Tools
Small European grebe


Daboecia   Dico Tools
A dicotyledonous genus of the family Ericaceae


Daboecia_cantabrica   Dico Tools
Low straggling evergreen shrub of western Europe represented by several varieties with flowers from white to rose-purple


DAC   Dico Tools
DAC, in accounting, is an acronym for Deferred Acquisition Costs.


Dacca   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city of Bangladesh


Dace   Dico Tools
Small European freshwater fish with a slender bluish-green body


Dacelo   Dico Tools
Australasian kingfishers


Dacelo_gigas   Dico Tools
Australian kingfisher having a loud cackling cry


Dacha   Dico Tools
Russian country house


Dachau   Dico Tools
A concentration camp for Jews created by the Nazis near Munich in southern Germany


Dachshund   Dico Tools
Small long-bodied short-legged German breed of dog having a short sleek coat and long drooping ears; suited for following game into burrows


Dachsie   Dico Tools
Small long-bodied short-legged German breed of dog having a short sleek coat and long drooping ears; suited for following game into burrows


Dacite   Dico Tools
A gray volcanic rock containing plagioclase and quartz and other crystalline minerals


Dacitic   Dico Tools
Relating to or consisting of dacite; "dacitic magma is highly viscous"


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Dacninae   Dico Tools
The honeycreepers


Dacoit   Dico Tools
A member of an armed gang of robbers


Dacoity   Dico Tools
Robbery by a gang of armed dacoits


Dacridium_laxifolius   Dico Tools
Low-growing to prostrate shrub with slender trailing branches; New Zealand


Dacron   Dico Tools
A kind of polyester fabric


Dacrycarpus   Dico Tools
Evergreen coniferous shrubs or trees of New Zealand to Malaysia and Philippines


Dacrycarpus_dacrydioides   Dico Tools
New Zealand evergreen valued for its light easily worked wood


Dacrydium   Dico Tools
Australasian evergreen trees or shrubs


Dacrydium_bidwilli   Dico Tools
New Zealand shrub


Dacrydium_colensoi   Dico Tools
New Zealand silver pine of conical habit with long slender flexuous branches; adapted to cold wet summers and high altitudes


Dacrydium_cupressinum   Dico Tools
Tall New Zealand timber tree


Dacrydium_franklinii   Dico Tools
Tasmanian timber tree with yellow aromatic wavy-grained wood used for carving and ship building; sometimes placed in genus Dacrydium


Dacrymyces   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Dacrymycetaceae: fungi with a bifurcate basidium that lacks septa


Dacrymycetaceae   Dico Tools
A family of basidiomycetous fungi belonging to the order Tremellales having a bifurcate basidium that lacks septa


Dacryocyst   Dico Tools
Either of the two dilated ends of the lacrimal ducts at the nasal ends of the eyes that fill with tears secreted by the lacrimal glands


Dacryocystitis   Dico Tools
Inflammation of the lacrimal sac causing obstruction of the tube draining tears into the nose


Dacryon   Dico Tools
The craniometric point at the junction of the anterior border of the lacrimal bone with the frontal bone


Dactyl   Dico Tools
A finger or toe in human beings or corresponding part in other vertebrates


Dactyl   Dico Tools
A metrical unit with stressed-unstressed-unstressed syllables


Dactylic   Dico Tools
Of or consisting of dactyls; "dactylic meter"


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Dactylis   Dico Tools
A monocotyledonous grass of the family Gramineae (has only one species)


Dactylis_glomerata   Dico Tools
Widely grown stout Old World hay and pasture grass


Dactyloctenium   Dico Tools
A monocotyledonous genus of the family Gramineae


Dactyloctenium_aegypticum   Dico Tools
A creeping grass with spikes like fingers


Dactylomegaly   Dico Tools
Abnormally large fingers or toes


Dactylopiidae   Dico Tools
Cochineal insects


Dactylopius   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Dactylopiidae


Dactylopius_coccus   Dico Tools
Mexican red scale insect that feeds on cacti; the source of a red dye


Dactylopteridae   Dico Tools
Flying gurnards


Dactylopterus   Dico Tools
A genus of Dactylopteridae


Dactylorhiza   Dico Tools
Genus of terrestrial orchids of Europe and Asia and North Africa


Dactylorhiza_fuchsii   Dico Tools
European orchid having lanceolate leaves spotted purple and pink to white or mauve flowers spotted or lined deep red or purple


Dactylorhiza_maculata_fuchsii   Dico Tools
European orchid having lanceolate leaves spotted purple and pink to white or mauve flowers spotted or lined deep red or purple


Dactyloscopidae   Dico Tools
Sand stargazers


Dad   Dico Tools
An informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk


Dada   Dico Tools
A nihilistic art movement (especially in painting) that flourished in Europe early in the 20th century; based on irrationality and negation of the accepted laws of beauty


Dada   Dico Tools
An informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk


Dadaism   Dico Tools
A nihilistic art movement (especially in painting) that flourished in Europe early in the 20th century; based on irrationality and negation of the accepted laws of beauty


Daddy   Dico Tools
An informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk


Daddy_longlegs   Dico Tools
Spider-like arachnid with a small rounded body and very long thin legs


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Daddy_longlegs   Dico Tools
Long-legged slender flies that resemble large mosquitoes but do not bite


Dado   Dico Tools
A rectangular groove cut into a board so that another piece can fit into it


Dado   Dico Tools
The section of a pedestal between the base and the surbase


Dado   Dico Tools
Panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest


Dado   Dico Tools
Cut a dado into or fit into a dado


Dado   Dico Tools
Provide with a dado; "The owners wanted to dado their dining room"


Dado_plane   Dico Tools
A plane for making a dado groove


Daedal   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) an Athenian inventor who built the Labyrinth of Minos; to escape the Labyrinth he fashioned wings for himself and his sone Icarus


Daedal   Dico Tools
Complex and ingenious in design or function; "the daedal hand of nature"


Daedalus   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) an Athenian inventor who built the Labyrinth of Minos; to escape the Labyrinth he fashioned wings for himself and his sone Icarus


Daemon   Dico Tools
A person who is part mortal and part god


Daemon   Dico Tools
One of the evil spirits of traditional Jewish and Christian belief


Daffo   Dico Tools
A Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria


Daffodil   Dico Tools
Any of numerous varieties of Narcissus plants having showy often yellow flowers with a trumpet-shaped central crown


Daffodil_garlic   Dico Tools
European onion with white flowers


Dafla   Dico Tools
Little known Kamarupan languages


Daft   Dico Tools
Informal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to drive my husband balmy"


Daftly   Dico Tools
In a mildly insane manner; "the old lady is beginning to behave quite dottily"


Daftness   Dico Tools
Informal terms for insanity


Dag   Dico Tools
A flap along the edge of a garment; used in medieval clothing


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Dag   Dico Tools
10 grams


Dagame   Dico Tools
Source of a tough elastic wood


Dagan   Dico Tools
God of agriculture and earth; counterpart of Phoenician Dagon


Dagda   Dico Tools
Chief Celtic god of the Tuatha De Danann; father of Angus Og and Brigit


Dagestani   Dico Tools
An ethnic minority living on the Caspian Sea in southwestern Russia and Azerbaijan


Dagga   Dico Tools
Relatively nontoxic South African herb smoked like tobacco


Dagger   Dico Tools
A short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing


Dagger   Dico Tools
A character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote


Daggerboard   Dico Tools
A removable centerboard on a small sailboat that can be lowered into the water to serve as a keel


Dagger_fern   Dico Tools
North American evergreen fern having pinnate leaves and dense clusters of lance-shaped fronds


Dago   Dico Tools
Offensive terms for a person of Italian descent


Dagon   Dico Tools
God of agriculture and the earth; national god of Philistines


Daguerre   Dico Tools
French inventor of the first practical photographic process, the daguerreotype (1789-1851)


Daguerreotype   Dico Tools
A photograph made by an early photographic process; the image was produced on a silver plate sensitized to iodine and developed in mercury vapor


Dag_Hammarskjold   Dico Tools
Swedish diplomat who greatly extended the influence of the United Nations in peace-keeping matters (1905-1961)


Dag_Hjalmar_Agne_Carl_Hammarskjold   Dico Tools
Swedish diplomat who greatly extended the influence of the United Nations in peace-keeping matters (1905-1961)


Dah   Dico Tools
The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code


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


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


Dahlia   Dico Tools
Any of several plants of or developed from the species Dahlia pinnata having tuberous roots and showy rayed variously colored flower heads; native to the mountains of Mexico and Central America and Colombia


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Dahlia_pinnata   Dico Tools
Any of several plants of or developed from the species Dahlia pinnata having tuberous roots and showy rayed variously colored flower heads; native to the mountains of Mexico and Central America and Colombia


Dahomey   Dico Tools
A country on western coast of Africa; formerly under French control


Daikon   Dico Tools
Radish of Japan with a long hard durable root eaten raw or cooked


Dail   Dico Tools
The lower house of the parliament of the Irish Free State


Daily   Dico Tools
A newspaper that is published every day


Daily   Dico Tools
Occurring or done each day; "a daily record"; "day-by-day labors of thousands of men and women"- H.S.Truman; "her day-after-day behavior"; "an every day occurrence"


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Measured by the day or happening every day; "a daily newspaper"; "daily chores"; "average daily wage"; "daily quota"


Daily   Dico Tools
Without missing a day; "he stops by daily"


Daily   Dico Tools
Gradually and progressively; "his health weakened day by day"


Daily_dew   Dico Tools
Any of various bog plants of the genus Drosera having leaves covered with sticky hairs that trap and digest insects; cosmopolitan in distribution


Daily_double   Dico Tools
A single bet on two horse races in the same day


Daily_round   Dico Tools
The usual activities in your day; "the doctor made his rounds"


Daily_variation   Dico Tools
Fluctuations that occur between one day and the next


Dail_Eireann   Dico Tools
The lower house of the parliament of the Irish Free State


Daimler   Dico Tools
German engineer and automobile manufacturer who produced the first high-speed internal combustion engine (1834-1900)


Daimon   Dico Tools
One of the evil spirits of traditional Jewish and Christian belief


Daintily   Dico Tools
In a refined manner; "she nibbled daintily at her cake"


Daintily   Dico Tools
In a delicate manner; "the invitation cards were written up daintily in white and gold"


Daintiness   Dico Tools
The quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance; "the daintiness of her touch"; "the fineness of her features"


Dainty   Dico Tools
Something considered choice to eat


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Dainty   Dico Tools
Of delicate composition and artistry; "a dainty teacup"; "an exquisite cameo"


Dainty   Dico Tools
Excessively fastidious and easily disgusted; "too nice about his food to take to camp cooking"; "so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow"


Dainty   Dico Tools
Affectedly dainty or refined


Dainty   Dico Tools
Especially pleasing to the taste; "a dainty dish to set before a kind"; "a tasty morsel"


Daiquiri   Dico Tools
A cocktail made with rum and lime or lemon juice


Dairy   Dico Tools
A farm where dairy products are produced


Dairying   Dico Tools
The business of a dairy


Dairymaid   Dico Tools
A woman who works in a dairy


Dairyman   Dico Tools
A man who works in a diary


Dairyman   Dico Tools
The owner or manager of a dairy


Dairy_cattle   Dico Tools
Cattle that are reared for their milk


Dairy_cow   Dico Tools
Cattle that are reared for their milk


Dairy_farm   Dico Tools
A farm where dairy products are produced


Dairy_farmer   Dico Tools
The owner or manager of a dairy


Dairy_farming   Dico Tools
The business of a dairy


Dairy_product   Dico Tools
Milk and butter and cheese


Dais   Dico Tools
A platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it


Daishiki   Dico Tools
A loose and brightly colored African shirt


Daisy   Dico Tools
Any of numerous composite plants having flower heads with well-developed ray flowers usually arranged in a single whorl


Daisy-bush   Dico Tools
Any of various mostly Australian attractively shaped shrubs of the genus Olearia grown for their handsome and sometimes fragrant evergreen foliage and profusion of daisy flowers with white or purple or blue rays


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Daisy-chain   Dico Tools
Connect devices on a part of a chip or circuit board in a computer


Daisy-leaved_grape_fern   Dico Tools
Of North America and Eurasia


Daisybush   Dico Tools
Any of various mostly Australian attractively shaped shrubs of the genus Olearia grown for their handsome and sometimes fragrant evergreen foliage and profusion of daisy flowers with white or purple or blue rays


Daisyleaf_grape_fern   Dico Tools
Of North America and Eurasia


Daisylike   Dico Tools
Resembling a daisy


Daisywheel_printer   Dico Tools
A printer that uses a daisy print wheel


Daisy_bush   Dico Tools
Any of various mostly Australian attractively shaped shrubs of the genus Olearia grown for their handsome and sometimes fragrant evergreen foliage and profusion of daisy flowers with white or purple or blue rays


Daisy_chain   Dico Tools
Flower chain consisting of a string of daisies linked by their stems; worn by students on class day at some schools


Daisy_chain   Dico Tools
(figurative) a series of associated things or people or experiences


Daisy_cutter   Dico Tools
A batted or served ball that skims along close to the ground


Daisy_cutter   Dico Tools
A bomb with only 10 to 20 per cent explosive and the remainder consisting of casings designed to break into many small high-velocity fragments; most effective against troops and vehicles


Daisy_fleabane   Dico Tools
Widely naturalized white-flowered North American herb


Daisy_print_wheel   Dico Tools
A wheel around which is a set of print characters that make a typing impression on paper


Daisy_wheel   Dico Tools
A wheel around which is a set of print characters that make a typing impression on paper


Dak   Dico Tools
East Indian tree bearing a profusion of intense vermilion velvet-textured blooms and yielding a yellow dye


Dakar   Dico Tools
The capital and chief port and largest city of Senegal


Dakoit   Dico Tools
A member of an armed gang of robbers


Dakoity   Dico Tools
Robbery by a gang of armed dacoits


Dakota   Dico Tools
The Siouan language spoken by the Dakota people


Dakota   Dico Tools
The area of the states of North Dakota and South Dakota


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Dakota   Dico Tools
A member of the Siouan people of the northern Mississippi valley; commonly called the Sioux


Dal   Dico Tools
A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters


Dalai_Lama   Dico Tools
Chief lama and once ruler of Tibet


Dalasi   Dico Tools
The basic unit of money in Gambia


Dalbergia   Dico Tools
Large genus of tropical trees having pinnate leaves and paniculate flowers and cultivated commercially for their dramatically grained and colored timbers


Dalbergia_cearensis   Dico Tools
Brazilian tree yielding a handsome cabinet wood


Dalbergia_latifolia   Dico Tools
East Indian tree having a useful dark purple wood


Dalbergia_nigra   Dico Tools
An important Brazilian timber tree yielding a heavy hard dark-colored wood streaked with black


Dalbergia_retusa   Dico Tools
A valuable timber tree of tropical South America


Dalbergia_sissoo   Dico Tools
East Indian tree whose leaves are used for fodder; yields a compact dark brown durable timber used in shipbuilding and making railroad ties


Dalbergia_stevensonii   Dico Tools
Central American tree yielding a valuable dark streaked rosewood


Dale   Dico Tools
An open river valley (in a hilly area)


Dalea   Dico Tools
Indigo bush


Dalea_spinosa   Dico Tools
Grayish-green shrub of desert regions of southwestern United States nd Mexico having sparse foliage and terminal spikes of bluish violet flowers; locally important as source of a light-colored honey of excellent flavor


Dalesman   Dico Tools
A person who lives in the dales of northern England


Daleth   Dico Tools
The 4th letter of the Hebrew alphabet


Dale_Carnegie   Dico Tools
United States educator famous for writing a book about how to win friends and influence people (1888-1955)


Dali   Dico Tools
Surrealist Spanish painter (1904-1989)


Dall's_sheep   Dico Tools
Large white wild sheep of northwestern Canada and Alaska


Dallas   Dico Tools
A large commercial and industrial city in northeastern Texas located in the heart of the northern Texas oil fields


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Dalliance   Dico Tools
Playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest


Dalliance   Dico Tools
The deliberate act of wasting time instead of working


Dallier   Dico Tools
Someone who wastes time


Dallisgrass   Dico Tools
Tall tufted perennial tropical American grass naturalized as pasture and forage grass in southern United States


Dallis_grass   Dico Tools
Tall tufted perennial tropical American grass naturalized as pasture and forage grass in southern United States


Dally   Dico Tools
Consider not very seriously; "He is trifling with her"; "She plays with the thought of moving to Tasmania"


Dally   Dico Tools
Talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions; "The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries"; "My husband never flirts with other women"


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Waste time; "Get busy--don''t dally!"


Dally   Dico Tools
Behave carelessly or indifferently; "Play about with a young girl''s affection"


Dall_sheep   Dico Tools
Large white wild sheep of northwestern Canada and Alaska


Dalmane   Dico Tools
Tranquilizer (trade name Dalmane) used to treat insomnia


Dalmatia   Dico Tools
A historical region of Croatia on the Adriatic Sea; mountainous with many islands


Dalmatian   Dico Tools
A large breed having a smooth white coat with black or brown spots; originated in Dalmatia


Dalmatian   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Dalmatia


Dalmatian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Dalmatia or its inhabitants


Dalmatian_iris   Dico Tools
European iris having soft lilac-blue flowers


Dalmatian_laburnum   Dico Tools
Erect shrub having large trifoliate leaves and dense clusters of yellow flowers followed by poisonous seeds; Yugoslavia; sometimes placed in genus Cytisus


Dalmatian_pyrethrum   Dico Tools
White-flowered pyrethrum of Balkan area whose pinnate leaves are white and silky-hairy below; source of an insecticide; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum


Dalmatia_pyrethrum   Dico Tools
White-flowered pyrethrum of Balkan area whose pinnate leaves are white and silky-hairy below; source of an insecticide; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum


Dalo   Dico Tools
Herb of the Pacific islands grown throughout the tropics for its edible root and in temperate areas as an ornamental for its large glossy leaves


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Dalton   Dico Tools
English chemist and physicist who formulated atomic theory and the law of partial pressures; gave the first description of red-green color blindness (1766-1844)


Dalton's_law   Dico Tools
(chemistry and physics) law stating that the pressure exerted by a mixture of gases equals the sum of the partial pressures of the gases in the mixture; the pressure of a gas in a mixture equals the pressure it would exert if it occupied the same volume a


Dalton's_law   Dico Tools
(chemistry) law stating that when two elements can combine to form more than one compound the amounts of one of them that combines with a fixed amount of the other will exhibit a simple multiple relation


Dalton's_law_of_partial_pressures   Dico Tools
(chemistry and physics) law stating that the pressure exerted by a mixture of gases equals the sum of the partial pressures of the gases in the mixture; the pressure of a gas in a mixture equals the pressure it would exert if it occupied the same volume a


Daltonism   Dico Tools
Dichromacy characterized by a lowered sensitivity to green light resulting in an inability to distinguish green and purplish-red


Dalton_Trumbo   Dico Tools
United States screenwriter who was blacklisted and imprisoned for refusing to cooperate with congressional investigations of communism in America (1905-1976)


Dam   Dico Tools
Female parent of an animal especially domestic livestock


Dam   Dico Tools
A barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea


Dam   Dico Tools
A metric unit of length equal to ten meters


Dam   Dico Tools
Obstruct with, or as if with, a dam; "dam the gorges of the Yangtse River"


Dama   Dico Tools
Fallow deer


Damage   Dico Tools
The act of damaging something or someone


Damage   Dico Tools
A legal injury is any damage resulting from a violation of a legal right


Damage   Dico Tools
Loss of military equipment


Damage   Dico Tools
The occurrence of a change for the worse


Damage   Dico Tools
The amount of money needed to purchase something; "the price of gasoline"; "he got his new car on excellent terms"; "how much is the damage?"


Damage   Dico Tools
Inflict damage upon; "The snow damaged the roof"; "She damaged the car when she hit the tree"


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Especially of reputation; "the senator''s seriously damaged reputation"; "a flyblown reputation"; "a tarnished reputation"; "inherited a spotted name"


Damaged   Dico Tools
Harmed or injured or spoiled; "I wont''t buy damaged goods"; "the storm left a wake of badly damaged buildings"


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Being unjustly brought into disrepute; "a discredited politician"; "her damaged reputation"


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Damages   Dico Tools
A sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury


Damage_control   Dico Tools
An effort to minimize or curtail damage or loss


Damaging   Dico Tools
Designed or tending to discredit, especially without positive or helpful suggestions; "negative criticism"


Damaging   Dico Tools
(sometimes followed by `to'') causing harm or injury; "damaging to career and reputation"; "the reporter''s coverage resulted in prejudicial publicity for the defendant"


Damaliscus   Dico Tools
African antelopes: sassabies


Damaliscus_lunatus   Dico Tools
A large South African antelope; considered the swiftest hoofed mammal


Damar   Dico Tools
Any of various hard resins from trees of the family Dipterocarpaceae and of the genus Agathis; especially the amboyna pine


Damaraland_mole_rat   Dico Tools
Colonial mole rat of western Africa; similar to naked mole rat


Damascene   Dico Tools
A design produced by inlaying gold or silver into steel


Damascene   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Damascus


Damascene   Dico Tools
Inlay metal with gold and silver


Damascene   Dico Tools
(of metals) decorated or inlaid with a wavy pattern of different (especially precious) metals; "a damascened sword"


Damascene   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of Damascus or its people; "damascene city gates"


Damascus   Dico Tools
An ancient city (widely regarded as the world''s oldest) and present capital and largest city of Syria; according to the New Testament, the Apostle Paul (then known as Saul) underwent a dramatic conversion on the road to Damascus


Damascus_steel   Dico Tools
A hard resilient steel often decorated and used for sword blades


Damask   Dico Tools
A fabric of linen or cotton or silk or wool with a reversible pattern woven into it


Damask   Dico Tools
A table linen made from linen damask


Damask   Dico Tools
Having a woven pattern; "damask table linens"


Damask_rose   Dico Tools
Large hardy very fragrant pink rose; cultivated in Asia Minor as source of attar of roses; parent of many hybrids


Damask_steel   Dico Tools
A hard resilient steel often decorated and used for sword blades


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Damask_violet   Dico Tools
Long-cultivated herb having flowers whose scent is more pronounced in the evening; naturalized throughout Europe to Siberia and into North America


Dama_dama   Dico Tools
Small Eurasian deer


Dame   Dico Tools
Informal terms for a (young) woman


Dame   Dico Tools
A woman of refinement; "a chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand lady"


Dame's_violet   Dico Tools
Long-cultivated herb having flowers whose scent is more pronounced in the evening; naturalized throughout Europe to Siberia and into North America


Dame_Agatha_Mary_Clarissa_Christie   Dico Tools
Prolific English writer of detective stories (1890-1976)


Dame_Alice_Ellen_Terry   Dico Tools
English actress (1847-1928)


Dame_Alicia_Markova   Dico Tools
English ballet dancer (born in 1910)


Dame_Barbara_Hepworth   Dico Tools
British sculptor (1902-1975)


Dame_Daphne_du_Maurier   Dico Tools
English writer of melodramatic novels (1907-1989)


Dame_Edith_Louisa_Sitwell   Dico Tools
English poet (1887-1964)


Dame_Edith_Sitwell   Dico Tools
English poet (1887-1964)


Dame_Ellen_Terry   Dico Tools
English actress (1847-1928)


Dame_Jean_Iris_Murdoch   Dico Tools
British writer (born in Ireland) known primarily for her novels (1919-1999)


Dame_Joan_Sutherland   Dico Tools
Australian operatic soprano (born in 1926)


Dame_Kiri_Janette_Te_Kanawa   Dico Tools
New Zealand operatic soprano (born in 1944)


Dame_Kiri_Te_Kanawa   Dico Tools
New Zealand operatic soprano (born in 1944)


Dame_Margot_Fonteyn   Dico Tools
English dancer who danced with Rudolf Nureyev (born in 1919)


Dame_Muriel_Spark   Dico Tools
Scottish writer of satirical novels (born in 1918)


Dame_Myra_Hess   Dico Tools
English pianist (1890-1965)


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Dame_Nellie_Melba   Dico Tools
Australian operatic soprano (1861-1931)


Dame_Rebecca_West   Dico Tools
British writer (born in Ireland) (1892-1983)


Dame_Sybil_Thorndike   Dico Tools
English actress (1882-1976)


Damgalnunna   Dico Tools
(Babylonian) earth goddess; consort of Ea and mother of Marduk


Daminozide   Dico Tools
A growth-regulating chemical sprayed on fruit trees; entire crop can be harvested at one time


Damkina   Dico Tools
(Babylonian) earth goddess; consort of Ea and mother of Marduk


Dammar   Dico Tools
Any of various hard resins from trees of the family Dipterocarpaceae and of the genus Agathis; especially the amboyna pine


Dammar_pine   Dico Tools
Any of various trees of the genus Agathis; yield dammar resin


Dammar_resin   Dico Tools
Any of various hard resins from trees of the family Dipterocarpaceae and of the genus Agathis; especially the amboyna pine


Damn   Dico Tools
Something of little value; "his promise is not worth a damn"; "not worth one red cent"; "not worth shucks"


Damn   Dico Tools
Wish harm upon; invoke evil upon; "The bad witch cursed the child"


Damn   Dico Tools
Expletives used informally as intensifiers; "he''s a blasted idiot"; "it''s a blamed shame"; "a blame cold winter"; "not a blessed dime"; "I''ll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I''ll do any such thing"; "he''s a damn (or goddam or goddamn


Damn   Dico Tools
Used as expletives; "oh, damn (or goddamn)!"


Damn   Dico Tools
Extremely; "you are bloody right"; "Why are you so all-fired aggressive?"


Damnable   Dico Tools
Deserving a curse; "her damnable pride"


Damnably   Dico Tools
In a damnable manner; "kindly Arthur--so damnably , politely , endlessly persistent!"


Damnation   Dico Tools
The act of damning


Damnation   Dico Tools
The state of being condemned to eternal punishment in Hell


Damnatory   Dico Tools
Threatening with damnation


Damned   Dico Tools
People who are condemned to eternal punishment; "he felt he had visited the realm of the damned"


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Damned   Dico Tools
Expletives used informally as intensifiers; "he''s a blasted idiot"; "it''s a blamed shame"; "a blame cold winter"; "not a blessed dime"; "I''ll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I''ll do any such thing"; "he''s a damn (or goddam or goddamn


Damned   Dico Tools
In danger of the eternal punishment of hell; "poor damned souls"


Damned   Dico Tools
In a damnable manner; "kindly Arthur--so damnably , politely , endlessly persistent!"


Damning   Dico Tools
Threatening with damnation


Damocles   Dico Tools
The Greek courtier to Dionysius the Elder who (according to legend) was condemned to sit under a naked sword that was suspended by a hair in order to demonstrate to him that being a king was not the happy state Damocles had said it was (4th century BC)


Damoiselle   Dico Tools
A young unmarried woman


Damon   Dico Tools
The friend of Phintias who pledged his life that Phintias would return (4th century BC)


Damon_and_Pythias   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) according to a Greek legend: when Pythias was sentenced to be executed Damon took his place to allow Pythias to get his affairs in order; when Pythias returned in time to save Damon the king was so impressed that he let them both live


Damon_Runyon   Dico Tools
United States writer of humorous stylized stories about Broadway and the New York underground (1884-1946)


Damosel   Dico Tools
A young unmarried woman


Damourite   Dico Tools
A variety of muscovite


Damozel   Dico Tools
A young unmarried woman


Damp   Dico Tools
A slight wetness


Damp   Dico Tools
Lessen in force or effect; "soften a shock"; "break a fall"


Damp   Dico Tools
Make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible; "muffle the message"


Damp   Dico Tools
Restrain or discourage; "the sudden bad news damped the joyous atmosphere"


Damp   Dico Tools
Deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping


Damp   Dico Tools
Slightly wet; "clothes damp with perspiration"; "a moist breeze"; "eyes moist with tears"


Damp-proof_course   Dico Tools
A course of some impermeable material laid in the foundation walls of building near the ground to prevent dampness from rising into the building


Dampen   Dico Tools
Make moist; "The dew moistened the meadows"


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Dampen   Dico Tools
Lessen in force or effect; "soften a shock"; "break a fall"


Dampen   Dico Tools
Check; keep in check (a fire)


Dampen   Dico Tools
Make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible; "muffle the message"


Dampen   Dico Tools
Smother or suppress; "Stifle your curiosity"


Dampen   Dico Tools
Reduce the amplitude (of oscillations or waves)


Dampen   Dico Tools
Deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping


Dampener   Dico Tools
A device that dampens or moistens something; "he used a dampener to moisten the shirts before he ironed them"


Dampening   Dico Tools
The act of making something slightly wet


Damper   Dico Tools
A depressing restraint; "rain put a damper on our picnic plans"


Damper   Dico Tools
A device that decreases the amplitude of electronic, mechanical, acoustical, or aerodynamic oscillations


Damper   Dico Tools
A movable iron plate that regulates the draft in a stove or chimney or furnace


Damper_block   Dico Tools
Damper consisting of a small felted block that drops onto a piano string to stop its vibration


Damping_off   Dico Tools
A plant disease caused by a fungus; diseased condition of seedlings in excessive moisture


Damping_off_fungus   Dico Tools
Fungus causing damping off disease in seedlings


Dampish   Dico Tools
Slightly wet; "clothes damp with perspiration"; "a moist breeze"; "eyes moist with tears"


Damply   Dico Tools
In a damp manner; "a scarf was tied round her head but the rebellious curl had escaped and hung damply over her left eye"


Dampness   Dico Tools
A slight wetness


Damp_course   Dico Tools
A course of some impermeable material laid in the foundation walls of building near the ground to prevent dampness from rising into the building


Damsel   Dico Tools
A young unmarried woman


Damselfish   Dico Tools
Small brilliantly colored tropical marine fishes of coral reefs


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Damselfly   Dico Tools
Slender non-stinging insect similar to but smaller than the dragonfly but having wings folded when at rest


Damson   Dico Tools
Sweet dark purple plum


Damson_plum   Dico Tools
Sweet dark purple plum


Damson_plum   Dico Tools
Plum tree long cultivated for its edible fruit


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


Damson_plum_tree   Dico Tools
Plum tree long cultivated for its edible fruit


Dam_up   Dico Tools
Obstruct with, or as if with, a dam; "dam the gorges of the Yangtse River"


Dana   Dico Tools
Celtic goddess who was the mother of the Tuatha De Danann; identified with the Welsh Don


Danaea   Dico Tools
Fairly small terrestrial ferns of tropical America


Danaid   Dico Tools
Large tropical butterfly with degenerate forelegs and an unpleasant taste


Danaidae   Dico Tools
Small family of usually tropical butterflies: monarch butterflies


Danaid_butterfly   Dico Tools
Large tropical butterfly with degenerate forelegs and an unpleasant taste


Danaus   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Danaidae: monarch butterflies


Danaus_plexippus   Dico Tools
Large migratory American butterfly having deep orange wings with black and white markings; the larvae feed on milkweed


Dance   Dico Tools
Taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music


Dance   Dico Tools
An artistic form of nonverbal communication


Dance   Dico Tools
A party for social dancing


Dance   Dico Tools
A party of people assembled for dancing


Dance   Dico Tools
Move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance; "My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio"


Dance   Dico Tools
Move in a graceful and rhythmical way; "The young girl danced into the room"


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Dance   Dico Tools
Skip, leap, or move up and down or sideways; "Dancing flames"; "The children danced with joy"


Danceable   Dico Tools
Suitable for dancing


Dancer   Dico Tools
A performer who dances


Dancer   Dico Tools
A person who participates in a social gathering arranged for dancing (as a ball)


Danceroom_music   Dico Tools
A genre of popular music composed for ballroom dancing


Dance_band   Dico Tools
A group of musicians playing popular music for dancing


Dance_floor   Dico Tools
A bare floor polished for dancing


Dance_hall   Dico Tools
Large room used mainly for dancing


Dance_lesson   Dico Tools
A lesson in dancing


Dance_music   Dico Tools
A genre of popular music composed for ballroom dancing


Dance_of_death   Dico Tools
A medieval dance in which a skeleton representing death leads a procession of others to the grave


Dance_orchestra   Dico Tools
A group of musicians playing popular music for dancing


Dance_palace   Dico Tools
Large room used mainly for dancing


Dance_school   Dico Tools
A school where students are taught to dance


Dance_step   Dico Tools
A sequence of foot movements that make up a particular dance; "he taught them the waltz step"


Dancing   Dico Tools
Taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music


Dancing_lady_orchid   Dico Tools
Any orchid of the genus Oncidium: characterized by slender branching sprays of small yellow and brown flowers; often grown as houseplants


Dancing_partner   Dico Tools
One of a pair of people who dance together


Dancing_school   Dico Tools
A school in which students learn to dance


Dandelion   Dico Tools
Any of several herbs of the genus Taraxacum having long tap roots and deeply notched leaves and bright yellow flowers followed by fluffy seed balls


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Dandelion_green   Dico Tools
Edible leaves of the common dandelion collected from the wild; used in salads and in making wine


Dandelion_green   Dico Tools
The foliage of the dandelion plant


Dander   Dico Tools
A feeling of anger and animosity; "having one''s hackles or dander up"


Dander   Dico Tools
Small scales from animal skins or hair or bird feathers that can cause allergic reactions in some people


Dandie_Dinmont   Dico Tools
A breed of small terrier with long wiry coat and drooping ears


Dandie_Dinmont_terrier   Dico Tools
A breed of small terrier with long wiry coat and drooping ears


Dandified   Dico Tools
Affecting extreme elegance in dress and manner


Dandify   Dico Tools
Dress like a dandy


Dandily   Dico Tools
In a dandy manner; "she had shown her talents dandily"


Dandle   Dico Tools
Pet; "the grandfather dandled the small child"


Dandle   Dico Tools
Move (a baby) up and down in one''s arms or on one''s knees


Dandle_board   Dico Tools
A plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end


Dandruff   Dico Tools
Loose scales shed from the scalp; "I could see the dandruff on her shoulders"


Dandruff   Dico Tools
A condition in which white scales of dead skin are shed by the scalp


Dandy   Dico Tools
A man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance


Dandy   Dico Tools
Very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"


Dandyish   Dico Tools
Affecting extreme elegance in dress and manner


Dandy_fever   Dico Tools
An infectious disease of the tropics transmitted by mosquitoes and characterized by rash and aching head and joints


Dane   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Denmark


Danewort   Dico Tools
Dwarf herbaceous elder of Europe having pink flowers and a nauseous odor


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Dangaleat   Dico Tools
A Chadic language spoken in Chad; uses seven vowels plus differences in vowel length


Danger   Dico Tools
A venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury; "he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime"; "there was a danger he would do the wrong thing"


Danger   Dico Tools
A dangerous place; "He moved out of danger"


Danger   Dico Tools
The condition of being susceptible to harm or injury; "you are in no danger"; "there was widespread danger of disease"


Danger   Dico Tools
A cause of pain or injury or loss; "he feared the dangers of traveling by air"


Dangerous   Dico Tools
Causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm; "a dangerous operation"; "a grave situation"; "a grave illness"; "grievous bodily harm"; "a serious wound"; "a serious turn of events"; "a severe case of pneumonia"; "a life-threatening disease"


Dangerous   Dico Tools
Involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm; "a dangerous criminal"; "a dangerous bridge"; "unemployment reached dangerous proportions"


Dangerously   Dico Tools
In a dangerous manner; "he came dangerously close to falling off the ledge"


Dangerousness   Dico Tools
The quality of not being safe


Dangerous_undertaking   Dico Tools
A wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)


Danger_line   Dico Tools
A line beyond which it is dangerous to go


Danger_zone   Dico Tools
A dangerous area


Dangla   Dico Tools
A Chadic language spoken in Chad; uses seven vowels plus differences in vowel length


Dangle   Dico Tools
Cause to dangle or hang freely; "He dangled the ornaments from the Christmas tree"


Dangle   Dico Tools
Hang freely; "the ornaments dangled from the tree"; "The light dropped from the ceiling"


Dangle-berry   Dico Tools
Huckleberry of the eastern United States with pink flowers and sweet blue fruit


Dangleberry   Dico Tools
Huckleberry of the eastern United States with pink flowers and sweet blue fruit


Dangling   Dico Tools
The act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely); "there was a small ceremony for the hanging of the portrait"


Dangling_modifier   Dico Tools
A word or phrase apparently modifying an unintended word because of its placement in a sentence: e.g., `when young'' in `when young, circuses appeal to all of us''


Dangling_participle   Dico Tools
A participle (usually at the beginning of a sentence) apparently modifying a word other than the word intended: e.g., `flying across the country'' in `flying across the country the Rockies came into view''


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Daniel   Dico Tools
An Old Testament book that tells of the apocalyptic visions and the experiences of Daniel in the court of Nebuchadnezzar


Daniel   Dico Tools
A wise and upright judge; "a Daniel come to judgment" -- Shakespeare


Daniel   Dico Tools
(Old Testament) a youth who was taken into the court of Nebuchadnezzar and given divine protection when thrown into a den of lions (6th century BC)


Daniel_Bernoulli   Dico Tools
Swiss physicist who contributed to hydrodynamics and mathematical physics (1700-1782)


Daniel_Boone   Dico Tools
An American pioneer and guide and explorer (1734-1820)


Daniel_Chester_French   Dico Tools
United States sculptor who created the seated marble figure of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. (1850-1931)


Daniel_Defoe   Dico Tools
English writer remembered particularly for his novel about Robinson Crusoe (1660-1731)


Daniel_Garrison_Brinton   Dico Tools
United States anthropologist who was the first to attempt a systematic classification of Native American languages (1837-1899)


Daniel_Hudson_Burnham   Dico Tools
United States architect who designed the first important skyscraper with a skeleton (1846-1912)


Daniel_Jones   Dico Tools
English phonetician (1881-1967)


Daniel_Morgan   Dico Tools
Soldier in the American Revolution who defeated the British in the Battle of Cowpens, South Carolina (1736-1802)


Daniel_Ortega   Dico Tools
Nicaraguan statesman (born in 1945)


Daniel_Ortega_Saavedra   Dico Tools
Nicaraguan statesman (born in 1945)


Daniel_Rutherford   Dico Tools
British chemist who isolated nitrogen (1749-1819)


Daniel_Webster   Dico Tools
United States politician and orator (1782-1817)


Danish   Dico Tools
A Scandinavian language that is the official language of Denmark


Danish   Dico Tools
Light sweet yeast-raised roll usually filled with fruits or cheese


Danish   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of Denmark or the Danes; "Danish furniture"


Danish_blue   Dico Tools
Blue cheese of Denmark


Danish_capital   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city of Denmark; located on the island of Zealand; "Copenhagen is sometimes called the Paris of the North"


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Danish_krone   Dico Tools
The basic unit of money in Denmark


Danish_monetary_unit   Dico Tools
Monetary unit in Denmark


Danish_pastry   Dico Tools
Light sweet yeast-raised roll usually filled with fruits or cheese


Dank   Dico Tools
Unpleasantly cool and humid; "a clammy handshake"; "clammy weather"; "a dank cellar"; "dank rain forests"


Dankness   Dico Tools
Unpleasant wetness


Danmark   Dico Tools
A constitutional monarchy in northern Europe; consists of the mainland of Jutland and many islands between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea


Dano-Norwegian   Dico Tools
One of two official languages of Norway; closely related to Danish


Danseur   Dico Tools
A male ballet dancer who is the partner of a ballerina


Danseur_noble   Dico Tools
A male ballet dancer who is the partner of a ballerina


Danseuse   Dico Tools
A female ballet dancer


Danse_du_ventre   Dico Tools
A Middle Eastern dance in which the dancer makes sensuous movements of the hips and abdomen


Danse_macabre   Dico Tools
A medieval dance in which a skeleton representing death leads a procession of others to the grave


Dante   Dico Tools
An Italian poet famous for writing the Divine Comedy that describes a journey through hell and purgatory and paradise guided by Virgil and his idealized Beatrice (1265-1321)


Dantean   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Dante Alighieri or his writings


Dantesque   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Dante Alighieri or his writings


Dante_Alighieri   Dico Tools
An Italian poet famous for writing the Divine Comedy that describes a journey through hell and purgatory and paradise guided by Virgil and his idealized Beatrice (1265-1321)


Dante_Gabriel_Rossetti   Dico Tools
English poet and painter who was a leader of the Pre-Raphaelites (1828-1882)


Danton   Dico Tools
French revolutionary leader who stormed the Paris bastille and who supported the execution of Louis XVI but was guillotined by Robespierre for his opposition to the Reign of Terror (1759-1794)


Danton_True_Young   Dico Tools
United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955)


Danu   Dico Tools
Celtic goddess who was the mother of the Tuatha De Danann; identified with the Welsh Don


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Danube   Dico Tools
The 2nd longest European river; flows into the Black Sea


Danube_River   Dico Tools
The 2nd longest European river; flows into the Black Sea


Danzig   Dico Tools
A port city of northern Poland near the mouth of the Vistula River on a gulf of the Baltic Sea; a member of the Hanseatic League in the 14th century


Daoism   Dico Tools
Philosophical system developed by of Lao-tzu and Chuang-tzu advocating a simple honest life and noninterference with the course of natural events


Daphne   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) a nymph who was transformed into a laurel tree to escape the amorous Apollo


Daphne   Dico Tools
Any of several ornamental shrubs with shiny mostly evergreen leaves and clusters of small bell-shaped flowers


Daphne_cneorum   Dico Tools
Widely cultivated low evergreen shrub with dense clusters of fragrant pink to deep rose flowers


Daphne_du_Maurier   Dico Tools
English writer of melodramatic novels (1907-1989)


Daphne_family   Dico Tools
Family of tough-barked trees and shrubs and herbs especially of Australia and tropical Africa


Daphne_laureola   Dico Tools
Bushy Eurasian shrub with glossy leathery oblong leaves and yellow-green flowers


Daphne_mezereum   Dico Tools
Small European deciduous shrub with fragrant lilac-colored flowers followed by red berries on highly toxic twigs


Daphnia   Dico Tools
Minute freshwater crustacean having a round body enclosed in a transparent shell; moves about like a flea by means of hairy branched antennae


Dapper   Dico Tools
Marked by smartness in dress and manners; "a dapper young man"; "a jaunty red hat"


Dapperness   Dico Tools
Stylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance


Dapple   Dico Tools
A small contrasting part of something; "a bald spot"; "a leopard''s spots"; "a patch of clouds"; "patches of thin ice"; "a fleck of red"


Dapple   Dico Tools
Colour with streaks or blotches of different shades


Dapple-gray   Dico Tools
Gray with a mottled pattern of darker gray markings


Dapple-grey   Dico Tools
Gray with a mottled pattern of darker gray markings


Dappled   Dico Tools
Having spots or patches of color


Dappled-gray   Dico Tools
Gray with a mottled pattern of darker gray markings


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Dappled-grey   Dico Tools
Gray with a mottled pattern of darker gray markings


Dapsang   Dico Tools
A mountain peak in the Karakoram Range in northern Kashmir; the 2nd highest peak in the world (28,250 feet high)


Dapsone   Dico Tools
Antibacterial drug used to treat leprosy and some kinds of skin diseases


Daraf   Dico Tools
A unit of elastance equal to the reciprocal of a farad


Dard   Dico Tools
Any of a group of Indic languages spoken in Kashmir and eastern Afghanistan and northern Pakistan


Dardan   Dico Tools
A native of ancient Troy


Dardanelles   Dico Tools
The unsuccessful campaign in World War I (1915) by the English and French to open a passage for aid to Russia; defeated by the Turks


Dardanelles   Dico Tools
The strait between the Aegean and the Sea of Marmara that separates European Turkey from Asian Turkey


Dardanelles_campaign   Dico Tools
The unsuccessful campaign in World War I (1915) by the English and French to open a passage for aid to Russia; defeated by the Turks


Dardanian   Dico Tools
A native of ancient Troy


Dardanus   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) founder of Troy


Dardic   Dico Tools
Any of a group of Indic languages spoken in Kashmir and eastern Afghanistan and northern Pakistan


Dardic_language   Dico Tools
Any of a group of Indic languages spoken in Kashmir and eastern Afghanistan and northern Pakistan


Dare   Dico Tools
A challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy; "he could never refuse a dare"


Dare   Dico Tools
Challenge; "I dare you!"


Dare   Dico Tools
Take upon oneself; act presumptuously, without permission; "How dare you call my lawyer?"


Dare   Dico Tools
To be courageous enough to try or do something; "I don''t dare call him", "she dares to dress differently from the others"


Daredevil   Dico Tools
A reckless impetuous irresponsible person


Daredevil   Dico Tools
Presumptuously daring; "a daredevil test pilot having the right stuff"


Daredevilry   Dico Tools
Boldness as manifested in rash and daredevil behavior


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Daredeviltry   Dico Tools
Boldness as manifested in rash and daredevil behavior


Dari   Dico Tools
An Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan


Daricon   Dico Tools
An anticholinergic drug (trade name Daricon) used in treating peptic ulcers


Darier's_disease   Dico Tools
A rare hereditary condition marked by dark crusted patches (sometimes containing pus)


Daring   Dico Tools
The trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger; "the proposal required great boldness"


Daring   Dico Tools
A challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy; "he could never refuse a dare"


Daring   Dico Tools
Disposed to venture or take risks; "audacious visions of the total conquest of space"; "an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas"; "the most daring of contemporary fiction writers"; "a venturesome investor"; "a venturous spirit"


Daring   Dico Tools
Radically new or original; "an avant-garde theater piece"


Daringly   Dico Tools
In an adventurous manner; "daringly, he set out on a camping trip in East Africa"


Daringly   Dico Tools
In an original manner; "daringly he took the first step"


Darius_I   Dico Tools
King of Persia who expanded the empire and invaded Greece but was defeated at the Battle of Marathon (550-486 BC)


Darius_III   Dico Tools
King of Persia who was defeated by Alexander the Great; his murder effectively ended the Persian Empire (died in 330 BC)


Darius_Milhaud   Dico Tools
French composer of works that combine jazz and polytonality and Brazilian music (1892-1974)


Darius_the_Great   Dico Tools
King of Persia who expanded the empire and invaded Greece but was defeated at the Battle of Marathon (550-486 BC)


Dari_Persian   Dico Tools
An Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan


Dark   Dico Tools
An unenlightened state; "he was in the dark concerning their intentions"; "his lectures dispelled the darkness"


Dark   Dico Tools
An unilluminated area; "he moved off into the darkness"


Dark   Dico Tools
Absence of light or illumination


Dark   Dico Tools
Absence of moral or spiritual values; "the powers of darkness"


Dark   Dico Tools
The time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside


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Dark   Dico Tools
Not giving performances; closed; "the theater is dark on Mondays"


Dark   Dico Tools
Having skin rich in melanin pigments; "National Association for the Advancement of Colored People"; "the dark races"; "dark-skinned peoples"


Dark   Dico Tools
Brunet (used of hair or skin or eyes); "dark eyes"


Dark   Dico Tools
Devoid or partially devoid of light or brightness; shadowed or black or somber-colored; "sitting in a dark corner"; "a dark day"; "dark shadows"; "the theater is dark on Mondays"; "dark as the inside of a black cat"


Dark   Dico Tools
Causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"


Dark   Dico Tools
(used of color) having a dark hue; "dark green"; "dark glasses"; "dark colors like wine red or navy blue"


Dark   Dico Tools
Marked by difficulty of style or expression; "much that was dark is now quite clear to me"; "those who do not appreciate Kafka''s work say his style is obscure"


Dark   Dico Tools
Lacking enlightenment or knowledge or culture; "this benighted country"; "benighted ages of barbarism and superstition"; "the dark ages"; "a dark age in the history of education"


Dark   Dico Tools
Stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable; "black deeds"; "a black lie"; "his black heart has concocted yet another black deed"; "Darth Vader of the dark side"; "a dark purpose"; "dark undercurrents of ethnic hostility"; "the sc


Dark   Dico Tools
Showing a brooding ill humor; "a dark scowl"; "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"; "a glum, hopeless shrug"; "he sat in moody silence"; "a morose and unsociable manner"; "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper


Dark   Dico Tools
Secret; "keep it dark"; "the dark mysteries of Africa and the fabled wonders of the East"


Dark-blue   Dico Tools
Having a color similar to that of a clear unclouded sky; "October''s bright blue weather"- Helen Hunt Jackson; "a blue flame"; "blue haze of tobacco smoke"


Dark-brown   Dico Tools
Of a color similar to that of wood or earth


Dark-eyed_junco   Dico Tools
Common North American junco having gray plumage and eyes with dark brown irises


Dark-field_microscope   Dico Tools
Light microscope that uses scattered light to show particles too small to see with ordinary microscopes


Dark-green   Dico Tools
Similar to the color of fresh grass; "a green tree"; "green fields"; "green paint"


Dark-haired   Dico Tools
Having hair of a dark color; "a dark-haired beauty"


Dark-skinned   Dico Tools
Having skin rich in melanin pigments; "National Association for the Advancement of Colored People"; "the dark races"; "dark-skinned peoples"


Dark-skinned   Dico Tools
Naturally having skin of a dark color; "a dark-skinned beauty"; "gold earrings gleamed against her dusky cheeks"; "a smile on his swarthy face"; "`swart'' is archaic"


Darken   Dico Tools
Make dark or darker; "darken a room"


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Darken   Dico Tools
Become dark or darker; "The sky darkened"


Darken   Dico Tools
Tarnish or stain; "a scandal that darkened the family''s good name"


Darken   Dico Tools
Become or make darker; "The screen darkend"; "He darkened the colors by adding brown"


Darkened   Dico Tools
Become or made dark by lack of light; "a darkened house"; "the darkened theater"


Darkened   Dico Tools
(of fabrics and paper) grown dark in color over time; "the darkened margins of the paper"


Darkening   Dico Tools
Changing to a darker color


Darkening   Dico Tools
Becoming dark or darker as from waning light or clouding over; "the darkening sky"


Darkening   Dico Tools
Characterized by hopelessness; filled with gloom; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"


Darkey   Dico Tools
Offensive term for Black people


Darkie   Dico Tools
Offensive term for Black people


Darkish   Dico Tools
Slightly dark; "darkish red"


Darkling   Dico Tools
(poetic) occurring in the dark or night; "a darkling journey"


Darkling   Dico Tools
Uncannily or threateningly dark or obscure; "a darkling glance"; "secret operatives and darkling conspiracies"-Archibald MacLeish


Darkling_beetle   Dico Tools
Sluggish hard-bodied black terrestrial weevil whose larvae feed on e.g. decaying plant material or grain


Darkling_groung_beetle   Dico Tools
Sluggish hard-bodied black terrestrial weevil whose larvae feed on e.g. decaying plant material or grain


Darkly   Dico Tools
Without light; "the river was sliding darkly under the mist"


Darkly   Dico Tools
In a dark glowering menacing manner; "he stared darkly at her"


Darkness   Dico Tools
A swarthy complexion


Darkness   Dico Tools
Having a dark or somber color


Darkness   Dico Tools
An unenlightened state; "he was in the dark concerning their intentions"; "his lectures dispelled the darkness"


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Darkness   Dico Tools
An unilluminated area; "he moved off into the darkness"


Darkness   Dico Tools
Absence of light or illumination


Darkness   Dico Tools
Absence of moral or spiritual values; "the powers of darkness"


Darkroom   Dico Tools
A room in which photographs are developed


Darky   Dico Tools
Offensive term for Black people


Dark_adaptation   Dico Tools
The process of adjusting the eyes to low levels of illumination; cones adapt first; rods continue to adapt for up to four hours


Dark_Ages   Dico Tools
The period of history between classical antiquity and the Italian Renaissance


Dark_blue   Dico Tools
A dark shade of blue


Dark_bread   Dico Tools
Bread made with whole wheat flour


Dark_chocolate   Dico Tools
Chocolate liquor with cocoa butter and small amounts of sugar and vanilla; lecithin in usually added


Dark_comdey   Dico Tools
A comdey characterized by grim or satiric humor; a comedy having gloomy or disturbing elements


Dark_field_illumination   Dico Tools
A form of microscopic examination of living material by scattered light; specimens appear luminous against a dark background


Dark_glasses   Dico Tools
Spectacles that are darkened or polarized to protect the eyes from the glare of the sun; "he was wearing a pair of mirrored shades"


Dark_ground_illumination   Dico Tools
A form of microscopic examination of living material by scattered light; specimens appear luminous against a dark background


Dark_horse   Dico Tools
A racehorse about which little is known


Dark_horse   Dico Tools
A political candidate who is not well known but could win unexpectedly


Dark_lantern   Dico Tools
A lantern with a sliding panel to conceal the light


Dark_matter   Dico Tools
(cosmology) a hypothetical form of matter that is believed to make up 90 percent of the matter in the universe; it is invisible (does not absorb or emit light) and does not collide with atomic particles but exerts gravitational force


Dark_meat   Dico Tools
The flesh of the legs of fowl used as food


Dark_red   Dico Tools
A red that reflects little light


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Darling   Dico Tools
An Australian river; tributary of the Murray River


Darling   Dico Tools
A special loved one


Darling   Dico Tools
Dearly loved


Darlingtonia   Dico Tools
One species: California pitcher plant


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


Darling_pea   Dico Tools
Either of two Australian plants of the genus Swainsona that are poisonous to sheep


Darling_River   Dico Tools
An Australian river; tributary of the Murray River


Darmera   Dico Tools
1 species


Darmera_peltata   Dico Tools
Rhizomatous perennial herb with large dramatic peltate leaves and white to bright pink flowers in round heads on leafless stems; colonizes stream banks in the Sierra Nevada in California


Darn   Dico Tools
Sewing or darning that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment); "her stockings had several mends"


Darn   Dico Tools
Something of little value; "his promise is not worth a damn"; "not worth one red cent"; "not worth shucks"


Darn   Dico Tools
A euphemism for `damn''


Darn   Dico Tools
Repair by sewing; "darn socks"


Darned   Dico Tools
Expletives used informally as intensifiers; "he''s a blasted idiot"; "it''s a blamed shame"; "a blame cold winter"; "not a blessed dime"; "I''ll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I''ll do any such thing"; "he''s a damn (or goddam or goddamn


Darnel   Dico Tools
Weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous


Darning   Dico Tools
The act of mending a hole in a garment with crossing threads


Darning_needle   Dico Tools
Slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc.


Darning_needle   Dico Tools
A long needle with an eye large enough for heavy darning or embroidery thread


DARPA   Dico Tools
The central research and development organization for the United States Department of Defense; responsible for developing new surveillance technologies since 9/11


Darrow   Dico Tools
United States lawyer famous for his defense of lost causes (1857-1938)


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Darryl_Francis_Zanuck   Dico Tools
United States filmmaker whose works include the first feature-length film with sound sequences (1902-1979)


Darryl_Zanuck   Dico Tools
United States filmmaker whose works include the first feature-length film with sound sequences (1902-1979)


Darsana   Dico Tools
(from the Sanskrit word for `to see'') one of six orthodox philosophical systems or viewpoints on the nature of reality and the release from bondage to karma


Dart   Dico Tools
A sudden quick movement


Dart   Dico Tools
A tapered tuck made in dressmaking


Dart   Dico Tools
A small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shot


Dart   Dico Tools
Move with sudden speed; "His forefinger darted in all directions as he spoke"


Dart   Dico Tools
Move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart


Dart   Dico Tools
Run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard"


Dartboard   Dico Tools
A circular board of wood or cork used as the target in the game of darts


Darter   Dico Tools
A person or other animal that moves abruptly and rapidly; "squirrels are darters"


Darter   Dico Tools
Fish-eating bird of warm inland waters having a long flexible neck and slender sharp-pointed bill


Dartmouth   Dico Tools
A college in New Hampshire


Dartmouth_College   Dico Tools
A college in New Hampshire


Darts   Dico Tools
A game in which darts are thrown at a dartboard


Dart_board   Dico Tools
A circular board of wood or cork used as the target in the game of darts


Dart_player   Dico Tools
Someone who plays the game of darts


Dart_thrower   Dico Tools
A sling-like device used in various primitive societies to propel a dart or spear


Darvon   Dico Tools
A mildly narcotic analgesic drug (trade name Darvon) related to methadone but less addictive


Darwin   Dico Tools
Provincial capital of the Northern Territory of Australia


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Darwin   Dico Tools
English natural scientist who formulated a theory of evolution by natural selection (1809-1882)


Darwinian   Dico Tools
An advocate of Darwinism


Darwinian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Charles Darwin''s theory of organic evolution; "Darwinian theories"


Darwinism   Dico Tools
A theory of organic evolution claiming that new species arise and are perpetuated by natural selection


Darwin_tulip   Dico Tools
Any of several very tall, late-blooming tulips bearing large squarish flowers on sturdy stems


Dar_al-harb   Dico Tools
Areas where Muslims are in the minority and are persecuted


Dar_al-Islam   Dico Tools
Areas where Muslims are in the majority


Dar_es_Salaam   Dico Tools
The capital and second largest city of Tanzania


Das   Dico Tools
Any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes


Dash   Dico Tools
A quick run


Dash   Dico Tools
The act of moving with great haste; "he made a dash for the door"


Dash   Dico Tools
Distinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"


Dash   Dico Tools
The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code


Dash   Dico Tools
A punctuation mark (-) used between parts of a compound word or between the syllables of a word when the word is divided at the end of a line of text


Dash   Dico Tools
A footrace run at top speed; "he is preparing for the 100-yard dash"


Dash   Dico Tools
Add an enlivening or altering element to; "blue paint dashed with white"


Dash   Dico Tools
Break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over; "Smash a plate"


Dash   Dico Tools
Hurl or thrust violently; "He dashed the plate against the wall"; "Waves were dashing against the rock"


Dash   Dico Tools
Cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal"


Dash   Dico Tools
Run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard"


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Dash   Dico Tools
Destroy or break; "dashed ambitions and hopes"


Dash-pot   Dico Tools
A mechanical damper; the vibrating part is attached to a piston that moves in a chamber filled with liquid


Dashboard   Dico Tools
Instrument panel on an automobile or airplane containing dials and controls


Dashboard   Dico Tools
Protective covering consisting of a panel to protect people from the splashing water or mud etc.


Dashed   Dico Tools
Having gaps or spaces; "sign on the dotted line"


Dasheen   Dico Tools
Tropical starchy tuberous root


Dasheen   Dico Tools
Herb of the Pacific islands grown throughout the tropics for its edible root and in temperate areas as an ornamental for its large glossy leaves


Dasheen   Dico Tools
Edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants


Dashiell_Hammett   Dico Tools
United States writer of hard-boiled detective fiction (1894-1961)


Dashiki   Dico Tools
A loose and brightly colored African shirt


Dashing   Dico Tools
Marked by smartness in dress and manners; "a dapper young man"; "a jaunty red hat"


Dashing   Dico Tools
Lively and spirited; "a dashing hero"


Dashingly   Dico Tools
In a highly fashionable manner; "he was dashingly handsome"


Dashing_hopes   Dico Tools
An act (or failure to act) that disappoints someone


Dash_down   Dico Tools
Write down hastily; "She dashed off a letter to her lawyer"


Dash_off   Dico Tools
Write down hastily; "She dashed off a letter to her lawyer"


Dash_off   Dico Tools
Write quickly; "She dashed off a note to her husdband saying she would not be home for supper"


Dassie   Dico Tools
Any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes


Dastard   Dico Tools
A malicious coward


Dastard(a)   Dico Tools
Treacherously cowardly; "the unprovoked and dastardly attack by Japan on...December 7th"- F.D. Roosevelt


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Dastardliness   Dico Tools
Treacherous cowardice


Dastardly   Dico Tools
Treacherously cowardly; "the unprovoked and dastardly attack by Japan on...December 7th"- F.D. Roosevelt


Dasyatidae   Dico Tools
Sting rays


Dasyatis   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Dasyatidae


Dasyatis_centroura   Dico Tools
One of the largest stingrays; found from Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras


Dasymeter   Dico Tools
Densimeter consisting of a thin glass globe that is weighed in a gas to determine its density


Dasypodidae   Dico Tools
Armadillos


Dasyprocta   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Dasyproctidae: agoutis


Dasyprocta_aguti   Dico Tools
Agile long-legged rabbit-sized rodent of Central America and South America and the West Indies; valued as food


Dasyproctidae   Dico Tools
Agoutis and pacas


Dasypus   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Dasypodidae


Dasypus_novemcinctus   Dico Tools
Having nine hinged bands of bony plates; ranges from Texas to Paraguay


Dasyure   Dico Tools
Any of several more or less arboreal marsupials somewhat resembling martens


Dasyurid   Dico Tools
Small carnivorous nocturnal marsupials of Australia and Tasmania


Dasyuridae   Dico Tools
Dasyures; native cats; pouched mice; banded anteaters; Tasmanian devils


Dasyurid_marsupial   Dico Tools
Small carnivorous nocturnal marsupials of Australia and Tasmania


Dasyurus   Dico Tools
Type genus of the family Dasyuridae: native cats


Dasyurus_quoll   Dico Tools
A variety of dasyure


Dasyurus_viverrinus   Dico Tools
Carnivorous arboreal catlike marsupials of Australia and Tasmania


Das_Kapital   Dico Tools
A book written by Karl Marx (1867) describing his economic theories


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DAT   Dico Tools
An audiotape recording of sound


Data   Dico Tools
A collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn; "statistical data"


Data-based   Dico Tools
Relying on observation or experiment; "experimental results that supported the hypothesis"


Data-storage_medium   Dico Tools
A medium for storing information


Database   Dico Tools
An organized body of related information


Database_management   Dico Tools
Creation and maintenance of a database


Database_management_system   Dico Tools
A software system that facilitates the creation and maintenance and use of an electronic database


Datable   Dico Tools
That can be given a date; "a concrete and datable happening"- C.W.Shumaker


Data_communication   Dico Tools
Electronic transmission of information that has been encoded digitally (as for storage and processing by computers)


Data_conversion   Dico Tools
Conversion from one way of encoding data to another way


Data_converter   Dico Tools
Converter for changing information from one code to another


Data_encryption   Dico Tools
(computer science) the encryption of data for security purposes


Data_file   Dico Tools
A set of related records (either written or electronic) kept together


Data_format   Dico Tools
The organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)


Data_formatting   Dico Tools
The organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)


Data_hierarchy   Dico Tools
An arrangement of data consisting of sets and subsets such that every subset of a set is of lower rank than the set


Data_input_device   Dico Tools
A device that can be used to insert data into a computer or other computational device


Data_link   Dico Tools
An interconnecting circuit between two or more locations for the purpose of transmitting and receiving data


Data_mining   Dico Tools
Data processing using sophisticated data search capabilities and statistical algorithms to discover patterns and correlations in large preexisting databases; a way to discover new meaning in data


Data_multiplexer   Dico Tools
A multiplexer that permits two or more data sources to share a common transmission medium


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Data_point   Dico Tools
An item of factual information derived from measurement or research


Data_processing   Dico Tools
(computer science) a series of operations on data by a computer in order to retrieve or transform or classify information


Data_processor   Dico Tools
A machine for performing calculations automatically


Data_rate   Dico Tools
The rate at which circuits or other devices operate when handling digital information


Data_structure   Dico Tools
(computer science) the organization of data (and its storage allocations in a computer)


Data_system   Dico Tools
System consisting of the network of all communication channels used within an organization


Data_track   Dico Tools
(computer science) one of the circular magnetic paths on a magnetic disk that serve as a guide for writing and reading data


Date   Dico Tools
Sweet edible fruit of the date palm with a single long woody seed


Date   Dico Tools
A meeting arranged in advance; "she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date"


Date   Dico Tools
A participant in a date; "his date never stopped talking"


Date   Dico Tools
The present; "they are up to date"; "we haven''t heard from them to date"


Date   Dico Tools
The specified day of the month; "what is the date today?"


Date   Dico Tools
A particular day specified as the time something will happen; "the date of the election is set by law"


Date   Dico Tools
The particular day, month, or year (usually according to the Gregorian calendar) that an event occurred; "he tried to memorizes all the dates for his history class"


Date   Dico Tools
A particular but unspecified point in time; "they hoped to get together at an early date"


Date   Dico Tools
Assign a date to; determine the (probable) date of; "Scientists often cannot date precisely archeological or prehistorical findings"


Date   Dico Tools
Provide with a dateline; mark with a date; "She wrote the letter on Monday but she dated it Saturday so as not to reveal that she procrastinated"


Date   Dico Tools
Stamp with a date; "The package is dated November 24"


Date   Dico Tools
Go on a date with; "Tonight she is dating a former high school sweetheart"


Date   Dico Tools
Date regularly; have a steady relationship with; "Did you know that she is seeing an older man?"; "He is dating his former wife again!"


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Date-mark   Dico Tools
Mark with a date and place; "dateline a newspaper article"


Date-nut_bread   Dico Tools
Bread containing chopped dates and nuts


Dateable   Dico Tools
That can be given a date; "a concrete and datable happening"- C.W.Shumaker


Dated   Dico Tools
Bearing a date; "dated and stamped documents"


Dated   Dico Tools
Marked by features of the immediate and usually discounted past


Dateless   Dico Tools
Unaffected by time; "few characters are so dateless as Hamlet"; "Helen''s timeless beauty"


Dateless   Dico Tools
Not bearing a date; "a dateless letter"


Dateless   Dico Tools
Of such great duration as to preclude the possibility of being assigned a date; "dateless customs"


Dateless   Dico Tools
Having no known beginning and presumably no end; "the dateless rise and fall of the tides"; "time is endless"; "sempiternal truth"


Dateline   Dico Tools
A line at the beginning of a news article giving the date and place of origin of the news dispatch


Dateline   Dico Tools
An imaginary line on the surface of the earth following (approximately) the 180th meridian


Dateline   Dico Tools
Mark with a date and place; "dateline a newspaper article"


Datemark   Dico Tools
Mark with a date and place; "dateline a newspaper article"


Date_back   Dico Tools
Belong to an earlier time; "This story dates back 200 years"


Date_bar   Dico Tools
Fruit bar containing chopped dates


Date_bread   Dico Tools
Bread containing chopped dates


Date_from   Dico Tools
Belong to an earlier time; "This story dates back 200 years"


Date_line   Dico Tools
An imaginary line on the surface of the earth following (approximately) the 180th meridian


Date_of_reference   Dico Tools
(astronomy) the precise date that is the point of reference for which information (as coordinates of a celestial body) is referred


Date_palm   Dico Tools
Tall tropical feather palm tree native to Syria bearing sweet edible fruit


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Date_plum   Dico Tools
An Asiatic persimmon tree cultivated for its small yellow or purplish-black edible fruit much valued by Afghan tribes


Date_rape   Dico Tools
Rape in which the rapist is known to the victim (as when they are on a date together)


Date_stamp   Dico Tools
Stamp with a date; "The package is dated November 24"


Dating   Dico Tools
Use of chemical analysis to estimate the age of geological specimens


Dative   Dico Tools
The category of nouns serving as the indirect object of a verb


Dative_bond   Dico Tools
A covalent bond in which both electrons are provided by one of the atoms


Dative_case   Dico Tools
The category of nouns serving as the indirect object of a verb


Datril   Dico Tools
An analgesic for mild pain; also used as an antipyretic; (Datril and Tylenol and Panadol and Phenaphen and Tempra and Anacin III are trademarks of brands of acetaminophen tablets)


Datum   Dico Tools
An item of factual information derived from measurement or research


Datura   Dico Tools
Thorn apple


Datura_arborea   Dico Tools
South American plant cultivated for its large fragrant trumpet-shaped flowers


Datura_sanguinea   Dico Tools
Arborescent South American shrub having very large orange-red flowers


Datura_stramonium   Dico Tools
Intensely poisonous tall coarse annual tropical weed having rank-smelling foliage, large white or violet trumpet-shaped flowers and prickly fruits


Datura_suaveolens   Dico Tools
South American plant cultivated for its very large nocturnally fragrant trumpet-shaped flowers


Daub   Dico Tools
An unskillful painting


Daub   Dico Tools
A blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek"


Daub   Dico Tools
Material used to daub walls


Daub   Dico Tools
Cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it; "smear the wall with paint"; "daub the ceiling with plaster"


Daub   Dico Tools
Apply to a surface; "daub paint onto the wall"


Daub   Dico Tools
Coat with plaster; "daub the wall"


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Daubed   Dico Tools
Smeared thickly; often useed in combination; "cheeks beplastered with cosmetics"; "paint-besmeared savage bodies"; "mud-daubed walls"


Daubentonia   Dico Tools
Type genus; coextensive with the family Daubentoniidae


Daubentonia_madagascariensis   Dico Tools
Nocturnal lemur with long bony fingers and rodent-like incisor teeth closely related to the lemurs


Daubentoniidae   Dico Tools
Comprising solely the aye-aye


Dauber   Dico Tools
An unskilled painter


Daubing   Dico Tools
The application of plaster


Daucus   Dico Tools
Carrot


Daucus_carota   Dico Tools
A widely naturalized Eurasian herb with finely cut foliage and white compound umbels of small white or yellowish flowers and thin yellowish roots


Daucus_carota_sativa   Dico Tools
Perennial plant widely cultivated as an annual in many varieties for its long conical deep-orange edible roots; temperate and tropical regions


Daugavpils   Dico Tools
A city of southeastern Latvia


Daughter   Dico Tools
A female human offspring; "her daughter cared for her in her old age"


Daughter-in-law   Dico Tools
The wife of your son


Daughterly   Dico Tools
Befitting a daughter; "daughterly affection"


Daughter_cell   Dico Tools
A cell formed by the division or budding of another cell; "anthrax grows by dividing into two daughter cells that are generally identical"


Daumier   Dico Tools
French painter best known for his satirical lithographs of bourgeois society (1808-1879)


Daunt   Dico Tools
Cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal"


Daunted   Dico Tools
Caused to show discomposure; "refused to be fazed by the objections"


Daunting   Dico Tools
Discouraging through fear


Dauntingly   Dico Tools
To a degree or in a manner that daunts; "dauntingly difficult"


Dauntless   Dico Tools
Invulnerable to fear or intimidation; "audacious explorers"; "fearless reporters and photographers"; "intrepid pioneers"


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Dauntlessly   Dico Tools
Without fear; "fearlessly, he led the troops into combat"


Dauntlessness   Dico Tools
Resolute courageousness


Dauphin   Dico Tools
Formerly, the eldest son of the King of France and direct heir to the throne


Davalia_bullata   Dico Tools
Feathery fern of tropical Asia and Malaysia


Davalia_bullata_mariesii   Dico Tools
Feathery fern of tropical Asia and Malaysia


Davallia   Dico Tools
Any fern of the genus Davallia; having scaly creeping rhizomes


Davalliaceae   Dico Tools
One of a number of families into which Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems


Davallia_canariensis   Dico Tools
Fern of the Canary Islands and Madeira


Davallia_Mariesii   Dico Tools
Feathery fern of tropical Asia and Malaysia


Davallia_pyxidata   Dico Tools
A hare''s-foot fern of the genus Davallia


Davenport   Dico Tools
A large sofa usually convertible into a bed


Davenport   Dico Tools
A small decorative writing desk


Davenport   Dico Tools
A city in eastern Iowa on the Mississippi River across from Moline and Rock Island


David   Dico Tools
(Old Testament) the 2nd king of the Israelites; as a young shepherd he fought Goliath (a giant Philistine warrior) and killed him by hitting him in the head with a stone flung from a sling; he united Israel with Jerusalem as its capital; many of the Psalm


David   Dico Tools
French neoclassical painter who actively supported the French Revolution (1748-1825)


David   Dico Tools
Patron saint of Wales (circa 520-600)


Davidson's_penstemon   Dico Tools
Mat-forming plant with blue-lavender flowers clustered on short erect stems; British Columbia to northern California


David_Alfaro_Siqueiros   Dico Tools
Mexican painter of murals depicting protest and revolution (1896-1974)


David_Barnard_Steinman   Dico Tools
United States civil engineer noted for designing suspension bridges (including the George Washington Bridge) (1886-1960)


David_Ben_Gurion   Dico Tools
Israeli statesman (born in Poland) and active Zionist who organized resistance against the British after World War II; prime minister of Israel (1886-1973)


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David_Bruce   Dico Tools
Australian physician and bacteriologist who described the bacterium that causes undulant fever or brucellosis (1855-1931)


David_Bushnell   Dico Tools
American inventor who in 1775 designed a man-propelled submarine that was ineffectual but subsequently earned him recognition as a submarine pioneer (1742-1824)


David_Crockett   Dico Tools
United States frontiersman and Tennessee politician who died at the siege of the Alamo (1786-1836)


David_Garrick   Dico Tools
English actor and theater manager who was the foremost Shakespearean actor of his day (1717-1779)


David_Glasgow_Farragut   Dico Tools
United States admiral who commanded Union ships during the American Civil War (1801-1870)


David_Grun   Dico Tools
Israeli statesman (born in Poland) and active Zionist who organized resistance against the British after World War II; prime minister of Israel (1886-1973)


David_Hartley   Dico Tools
English philosopher who introduced the theory of the association of ideas (1705-1757)


David_Herbert_Lawrence   Dico Tools
English novelist and poet and essayist whose work condemned industrial society and explored sexual relationships (1885-1930)


David_Hilbert   Dico Tools
German mathematician (1862-1943)


David_Hubel   Dico Tools
United States neuroscientist noted for his studies of the neural basis of vision (born in 1926)


David_Hume   Dico Tools
Scottish philosopher whose sceptical philosophy restricted human knowledge to that which can be perceived by the senses (1711-1776)


David_John_Moore_Cornwell   Dico Tools
English writer of novels of espionage (born in 1931)


David_Lewelyn_Wark_Griffith   Dico Tools
United States film maker who was the first to use flashbacks and fade-outs (1875-1948)


David_Livingstone   Dico Tools
Scottish missionary and explorer who discovered the Zambezi River and Victoria Falls (1813-1873)


David_Low   Dico Tools
British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)


David_Mamet   Dico Tools
United States playwright (born in 1947)


David_O._Selznick   Dico Tools
United States filmmaker noted for his film adaptations of popular novels (1902-1965)


David_Oliver_Selznick   Dico Tools
United States filmmaker noted for his film adaptations of popular novels (1902-1965)


David_Ricardo   Dico Tools
English economist who argued that the laws of supply and demand should operate in a free market (1772-1823)


David_Riesman   Dico Tools
United States sociologist (1909-2002)


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David_Riesman_Jr.   Dico Tools
United States sociologist (1909-2002)


David_Rittenhouse   Dico Tools
United States astronomer said to have built the first telescope made in America; also the first director of the United States Mint (1732-1796)


David_Roland_Smith   Dico Tools
United States sculptor (1906-1965)


David_Sarnoff   Dico Tools
United States businessman who pioneered in radio and television broadcasting (1891-1971)


David_Siqueiros   Dico Tools
Mexican painter of murals depicting protest and revolution (1896-1974)


David_Smith   Dico Tools
United States sculptor (1906-1965)


Daviesia   Dico Tools
Genus of Australasian shrubs and subshrubs having small yellow or purple flowers followed by short triangular pods


Davis   Dico Tools
United States film actress (1908-1989)


Davis   Dico Tools
United States tennis player who donated the Davis Cup for international team tennis competition (1879-1945)


Davis   Dico Tools
IAmerican statesman; president of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War (1808-1889)


Davis   Dico Tools
United States jazz musician; noted for his trumpet style (1926-1991)


Davis   Dico Tools
United States painter who developed an American version of Cubism (1894-1964)


Davis   Dico Tools
English navigator who explored the Arctic while searching for the Northwest Passage (1550-1605)


Davis'_Birthday   Dico Tools
Celebrated in southern United States


Davis_Cup   Dico Tools
Cup awarded for the annual international team tennis competition


Davit   Dico Tools
A crane-like device (usually one of a pair) for suspending or lowering equipment (as a lifeboat)


Davy   Dico Tools
English chemist who was a pioneer in electrochemistry and who used it to isolate elements sodium and potassium and barium and boron and calcium and magnesium and chlorine (1778-1829)


Davy's_gray   Dico Tools
Slightly purplish or bluish dark gray


Davys   Dico Tools
English navigator who explored the Arctic while searching for the Northwest Passage (1550-1605)


Davy_Crockett   Dico Tools
United States frontiersman and Tennessee politician who died at the siege of the Alamo (1786-1836)


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Davy_Jones   Dico Tools
The bottom of a sea or ocean


Davy_Jones's_locker   Dico Tools
The bottom of a sea or ocean


Davy_lamp   Dico Tools
An oil lamp that will not ignite flammable gases (methane)


Daw   Dico Tools
Common black-and-gray Eurasian bird noted for thievery


Dawah   Dico Tools
Missionary work for Islam


Dawdle   Dico Tools
Hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.


Dawdle   Dico Tools
Waste time; "Get busy--don''t dally!"


Dawdle   Dico Tools
Take one''s time; proceed slowly


Dawdler   Dico Tools
Someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind


Dawdling   Dico Tools
The deliberate act of wasting time instead of working


Dawes   Dico Tools
American patriot who rode with Paul Revere to warn that the British were advancing on Lexington and Concord (1745-1799)


Dawn   Dico Tools
The earliest period; "the dawn of civilization"; "the morning of the world"


Dawn   Dico Tools
The first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning"


Dawn   Dico Tools
An opening time period; "it was the dawn of the Roman Empire"


Dawn   Dico Tools
Become light; "It started to dawn, and we had to get up"


Dawn   Dico Tools
Become clear or enter one''s consciousness or emotions; "It dawned on him that she had betrayed him"; "she was penetrated with sorrow"


Dawn   Dico Tools
Appear or develop; "The age of computers had dawned"


Dawning   Dico Tools
The first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning"


Dawn_horse   Dico Tools
Earliest horse; extinct primitive dog-sized 4-toed Eocene animal


Dawn_redwood   Dico Tools
Large fast-growing Chinese monoecious tree having flat bright-green deciduous leaves and small globular cones; commonly cultivated in United States as an ornamental; known as a fossil before being discovered in China


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Dawson   Dico Tools
A town in northwestern Canada in the Yukon on the Yukon River; a boom town around 1900 when gold was discovered in the Klondike


Dawson's_encephalitis   Dico Tools
A rare chronic progressive encephalitis caused by the measles virus and occurring primarily in children and young adults; death usually occurs within three years; characterized by primary measles infection before the age of two years


Day   Dico Tools
United States writer best known for his autobiographical works (1874-1935)


Day   Dico Tools
A period of opportunity; "he deserves his day in court"; "every dog has his day"


Day   Dico Tools
Some point or period in time; "it should arrive any day now"; "after that day she never trusted him again"; "those were the days"; "these days it is not unusual"


Day   Dico Tools
The recurring hours when you are not sleeping (especially those when you are working); "my day began early this morning"; "it was a busy day on the stock exchange"; "she called it a day and went to bed"


Day   Dico Tools
Time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis; "two days later they left"; "they put on two performances every day"; "there are 30,000 passengers per day"


Day   Dico Tools
A day assigned to a particular purpose or observance; "Mother''s Day"


Day   Dico Tools
The time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside; "the dawn turned night into day"; "it is easier to make the repairs in the daytime"


Day   Dico Tools
The time for one complete rotation of the earth relative to a particular star, about 4 minutes shorter than a mean solar day


Day   Dico Tools
The period of time taken by a particular planet (e.g. Mars) to make a complete rotation on its axis; "how long is a day on Jupiter?"


Day   Dico Tools
An era of existence or influence; "in the day of the dinosaurs"; "in the days of the Roman Empire"; "in the days of sailing ships"; "he was a successful pianist in his day"


Day-after-day   Dico Tools
Occurring or done each day; "a daily record"; "day-by-day labors of thousands of men and women"- H.S.Truman; "her day-after-day behavior"; "an every day occurrence"


Day-and-night   Dico Tools
At all times; "around-the-clock nursing care"


Day-old   Dico Tools
Not fresh today; "day-old bread is cheaper than fresh"


Day-to-day   Dico Tools
Occurring or done each day; "a daily record"; "day-by-day labors of thousands of men and women"- H.S.Truman; "her day-after-day behavior"; "an every day occurrence"


Dayan   Dico Tools
Israeli general and statesman (1915-1981)


Daybed   Dico Tools
A long chair; for reclining


Daybed   Dico Tools
An armless couch; a seat by day and a bed by night


Daybook   Dico Tools
An accounting journal as a physical object; "he bought a new daybook"


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Daybook   Dico Tools
A ledger in which transactions have been recorded as they occurred


Dayboy   Dico Tools
A day boarder who is a boy


Daybreak   Dico Tools
The first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning"


Daycare   Dico Tools
Childcare during the day while parents work


Daydream   Dico Tools
Absent-minded dreaming while awake


Daydream   Dico Tools
Have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy


Daydream   Dico Tools
Have dreamlike musings or fantasies while awake; "She looked out the window, daydreaming"


Daydreamer   Dico Tools
Someone who indulges in idle or absent-minded daydreaming


Daydreaming   Dico Tools
Absent-minded dreaming while awake


Dayflower   Dico Tools
Any plant of the family Commelinaceae


Dayfly   Dico Tools
Slender insect with delicate membranous wings having an aquatic larval stage and terrestrial adult stage usually lasting less than two days


Daygirl   Dico Tools
A day boarder who is a girl


Daylight   Dico Tools
Light during the daytime


Daylight   Dico Tools
The time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside; "the dawn turned night into day"; "it is easier to make the repairs in the daytime"


Daylight-savings_time   Dico Tools
Time during which clocks are set one hour ahead of local standard time; widely adopted during summer to provide extra daylight in the evenings


Daylight-saving_time   Dico Tools
Time during which clocks are set one hour ahead of local standard time; widely adopted during summer to provide extra daylight in the evenings


Daylight_saving   Dico Tools
Time during which clocks are set one hour ahead of local standard time; widely adopted during summer to provide extra daylight in the evenings


Daylight_savings   Dico Tools
Time during which clocks are set one hour ahead of local standard time; widely adopted during summer to provide extra daylight in the evenings


Daylight_vision   Dico Tools
Normal vision in daylight; vision with sufficient illumination that the cones are active and hue is perceived


Daylily   Dico Tools
Any of numerous perennials having tuberous roots and long narrow bladelike leaves and usually yellow lilylike flowers that bloom for only a day


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Daylong   Dico Tools
Lasting through an entire day


Daylong   Dico Tools
During the entire day; "light pours daylong into the parlor"


Daypro   Dico Tools
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Daypro)


Days   Dico Tools
The time during which someone''s life continues; "the monarch''s last days"; "in his final years"


Dayspring   Dico Tools
The first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning"


Daystar   Dico Tools
A planet (usually Venus) seen just before sunrise in the eastern sky


Daytime   Dico Tools
The time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside; "the dawn turned night into day"; "it is easier to make the repairs in the daytime"


Daytime   Dico Tools
Happening during or appropriate to the day; "a daytime job"; "daytime television"; "daytime clothes"


Dayton   Dico Tools
A city in southwest Ohio; manufacturing center


Daytona_Beach   Dico Tools
A resort town in northeast Florida on the Atlantic coast; hard white beaches have been used for automobile speed trials


Dayton_ax   Dico Tools
An ax with a long handle and a head that has one cutting edge and one blunt side


Dayton_axe   Dico Tools
An ax with a long handle and a head that has one cutting edge and one blunt side


Day_after_day   Dico Tools
For an indefinite number of successive days


Day_bed   Dico Tools
Convertible consisting of an upholstered couch that can be converted into a double bed


Day_blindness   Dico Tools
Inability to see clearly in bright light


Day_boarder   Dico Tools
A schoolchild at a boarding school who has meals at school but sleeps at home


Day_book   Dico Tools
The daily written record of events (as arrests) in a police station


Day_by_day   Dico Tools
Gradually and progressively; "his health weakened day by day"


Day_camp   Dico Tools
A camp providing care and activities for children during the daytime


Day_care   Dico Tools
Childcare during the day while parents work


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Day_care_center   Dico Tools
A nursery for the supervision of preschool children while the parents work


Day_game   Dico Tools
A game played in daylight


Day_in_and_day_out   Dico Tools
Without respite; "he plays chess day in and day out"


Day_in_day_out   Dico Tools
For an indefinite number of successive days


Day_jessamine   Dico Tools
West Indian evergreen shrub having clusters of funnel-shaped white flowers that are fragrant by day


Day_laborer   Dico Tools
A laborer who works by the day; for daily wages


Day_labourer   Dico Tools
A laborer who works by the day; for daily wages


Day_lily   Dico Tools
Any of numerous perennials having tuberous roots and long narrow bladelike leaves and usually yellow lilylike flowers that bloom for only a day


Day_lily   Dico Tools
Any of numerous perennials having mounds of sumptuous broad ribbed leaves and clusters of white, blue, or lilac flowers; used as ground cover


Day_nursery   Dico Tools
A nursery for the supervision of preschool children while the parents work


Day_off   Dico Tools
A day when you are not required to work; "Thursday is his day off"


Day_of_Atonement   Dico Tools
(Judaism) a solemn Jewish fast day; 10th of Tishri; its observance is one of the requirements of the Mosaic Law


Day_of_Judgement   Dico Tools
(New Testament) day of the Last Judgment when God will decree the fates of all men according to the good and evil of their earthly lives


Day_of_Judgment   Dico Tools
(New Testament) day of the Last Judgment when God will decree the fates of all men according to the good and evil of their earthly lives


Day_of_reckoning   Dico Tools
An unpleasant or disastrous destiny; "everyone was aware of the approaching doom but was helpless to avoid it"; "that''s unfortunate but it isn''t the end of the world"


Day_of_reckoning   Dico Tools
(New Testament) day of the Last Judgment when God will decree the fates of all men according to the good and evil of their earthly lives


Day_of_remembrance   Dico Tools
The date on which an event occurred in some previous year (or the celebration of it)


Day_of_rest   Dico Tools
A day set aside for rest


Day_of_the_month   Dico Tools
The specified day of the month; "what is the date today?"


Day_of_the_week   Dico Tools
Any one of the seven days in a week


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Day_return   Dico Tools
A return ticket (at reduced fare) for traveling both ways in the same day


Day_school   Dico Tools
A school building without boarding facilities


Day_school   Dico Tools
A private school taking day students only


Day_school   Dico Tools
A school giving instruction during the daytime


Day_shift   Dico Tools
Workers who work during the day (as 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)


Day_shift   Dico Tools
The work shift during the day (as 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)


Day_watch   Dico Tools
Workers who work during the day (as 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)


Daze   Dico Tools
Confusion characterized by lack of clarity


Daze   Dico Tools
The feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally; "his mother''s deathleft him in a daze"; "he was numb with shock"


Daze   Dico Tools
Overcome as with astonishment or disbelief; "The news stunned her"


Daze   Dico Tools
To cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from intense light; "She was dazzled by the bright headlights"


Dazed   Dico Tools
In a state of mental numbness especially as resulting from shock; "he had a dazed expression on his face"; "lay semiconscious, stunned (or stupefied) by the blow"; "was stupid from fatigue"


Dazed   Dico Tools
Stunned or confused and slow to react (as from blows or drunkenness or exhaustion)


Dazedly   Dico Tools
In a daze; in a dazed manner; "he wondered dazedly whether the term after next at his new school wouldn''t matter so much"


Dazzle   Dico Tools
Brightness enough to blind partially and temporarily


Dazzle   Dico Tools
Amaze or bewilder, as with brilliant wit or intellect or skill; "Her arguments dazzled everyone"; "The dancer dazzled the audience with his turns and jumps"


Dazzle   Dico Tools
To cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from intense light; "She was dazzled by the bright headlights"


Dazzled   Dico Tools
Stupefied or dizzied by something overpowering; "I fall back dazzled at beholding myself all rosy red, / At having, I myself, caused the sun to rise."- `Chanticler'' by Rostand


Dazzled   Dico Tools
Having vision overcome temporarily by or as if by intense light; "she shut her dazzled eyes against the sun''s brilliance"


Dazzling   Dico Tools
Shining intensely; "the blazing sun"; "blinding headlights"; "dazzling snow"; "fulgent patterns of sunlight"; "the glaring sun"


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Dazzling   Dico Tools
Amazingly impressive; suggestive of the flashing of lightning; "the skater''s dazzling virtuosic leaps"; "these great best canvases still look as astonishing and as invitingly new as they did...when...his fulgurant popularity was in full growth"- Janet Fl


Dazzlingly   Dico Tools
In a manner or to a degree that dazzles the beholder


Da_Gamma   Dico Tools
Portuguese navigator who led an expedition around the Cape of Good Hope in 1497; he sighted and named Natal on Christmas Day before crossing the Indian Ocean (1469-1524)


Da_Vinci   Dico Tools
Italian painter and sculptor and engineer and scientist and architect; the most versatile genius of the Italian Renaissance (1452-1519)


DB   Dico Tools
A logarithmic unit of sound intensity; 10 times the logarithm of the ratio of the sound intensity to some reference intensity


DBMS   Dico Tools
A software system that facilitates the creation and maintenance and use of an electronic database


DC   Dico Tools
The district occupied entirely by the city of Washington; chosen by George Washington as the site of the nation''s capital and carve out of land ceded by Maryland and Virginia


DC   Dico Tools
An electric current that flows in one direction steadily


DCCP   Dico Tools
An agency of the United Nations that promotes drug control and crime prevention


DCI   Dico Tools
The head of the United States Intelligence Community and director of the Central Intelligence Agency


DD   Dico Tools
A doctor''s degree in religion


DDS   Dico Tools
A doctor''s degree in dental surgery


DDT   Dico Tools
An insecticide that is also toxic to animals and humans; banned in the United States since 1972


DE   Dico Tools
A Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies


De-access   Dico Tools
Dispose of by selling; "the museum sold off its collection of French impressionists to raise money"; "the publishing house sold off one of its popular magazines"


De-emphasise   Dico Tools
Reduce the emphasis


De-emphasize   Dico Tools
Reduce the emphasis


De-energise   Dico Tools
Deprive of energy


De-energize   Dico Tools
Deprive of energy


De-escalate   Dico Tools
Reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of; "de-escalate a crisis"


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De-escalate   Dico Tools
Diminish in size, scope, or intensity; "The war of words between them de-escalated with time"


De-escalation   Dico Tools
(war) a reduction in intensity (of a crisis or a war)


De-ice   Dico Tools
Make or become free of frost or ice; "Defrost the car window"


De-iodinase   Dico Tools
An enzyme that removes the iodine radical


De-iodinate   Dico Tools
Remove iodine from; "de-iodinate the thyroxine"


De-iodinating   Dico Tools
Removing iodine from


De-iodination   Dico Tools
The removal of iodine atoms from organic compounds


De-ionate   Dico Tools
Remove ions from; "ionate thyroxine"


De-Nazification   Dico Tools
Social process of removing Nazis from official positions and giving up any allegiance to Nazism; "denazification was a slow process"


De-Stalinisation   Dico Tools
Social process of neutralizing the influence of Joseph Stalin by revising his policies and removing monuments dedicated to him and renaming places named in his honor; "his statue was demolished as part of destalinization"


De-Stalinization   Dico Tools
Social process of neutralizing the influence of Joseph Stalin by revising his policies and removing monuments dedicated to him and renaming places named in his honor; "his statue was demolished as part of destalinization"


DEA   Dico Tools
Federal agency responsible for enforcing laws and regulations governing narcotics and controlled substances; goal is to immobilize drug trafficking organizations


Deaccession   Dico Tools
Sell (art works) from a collection, especially in order to raise money for the purchase of other art works; "The museum deaccessioned several important works of this painter"


Deacon   Dico Tools
A cleric ranking just below a priest in Christian churches; one of the Holy Orders


Deacon   Dico Tools
A Protestant layman who assists the minister


Deaconess   Dico Tools
A woman deacon


Deactivate   Dico Tools
Make inactive; "they deactivated the file"


Deactivate   Dico Tools
Remove from active military status or reassign; "The men were deactivated after five years of service"


Deactivation   Dico Tools
The act of deactivating or making ineffective (as a bomb)


Deactivation   Dico Tools
Breaking up a military unit (by transfers or discharges)


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Dead   Dico Tools
People who are no longer living; "they buried the dead"


Dead   Dico Tools
A time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense; "the dead of winter"


Dead   Dico Tools
Devoid of activity; "this is a dead town; nothing ever happens here"


Dead   Dico Tools
Physically inactive; "Crater Lake is in the crater of a dead volcano of the Cascade Range"


Dead   Dico Tools
No longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life; "the nerve is dead"; "a dead pallor"; "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin"


Dead   Dico Tools
Not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life; no longer exerting force or having energy or heat; "Mars is a dead planet"; "a dead battery"; "dead soil"; "dead coals"; "the fire is dead"


Dead   Dico Tools
Not endowed with life; "the inorganic world is inanimate"; "inanimate objects"; "dead stones"


Dead   Dico Tools
Lacking animation or excitement or activity; "the party being dead we left early"; "it was a lifeless party until she arrived"


Dead   Dico Tools
Drained of electric charge; discharged; "a dead battery"; "left the lights on and came back to find the battery drained"


Dead   Dico Tools
No longer having force or relevance; "a dead issue"


Dead   Dico Tools
No longer in force or use; inactive; "a defunct (or dead) law"; "a defunct organization"


Dead   Dico Tools
Lacking resilience or bounce; "a dead tennis ball"


Dead   Dico Tools
Not surviving in active use; "Latin is a dead language"


Dead   Dico Tools
Out of use or operation because of a fault or breakdown; "a dead telephone line"; "the motor is dead"


Dead   Dico Tools
Unerringly accurate; "a dead shot"; "took dead aim"


Dead   Dico Tools
Not yielding a return; "dead capital"; "idle funds"


Dead   Dico Tools
Lacking acoustic resonance; "dead sounds characteristic of some compact discs"; "the dead wall surfaces of a recording studio"


Dead   Dico Tools
Devoid of physical sensation; numb; "his gums were dead from the novocain"; "she felt no discomfort as the dentist drilled her deadened tooth"; "a public desensitized by continuous television coverage of atrocities"


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


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


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Dead(a)   Dico Tools
Total; "dead silence"; "utter seriousness"


Dead(a)   Dico Tools
Sudden and complete; "came to a dead stop"


Dead(a)   Dico Tools
Not circulating or flowing; "dead air"; "dead water"; "stagnant water"


Dead(p)   Dico Tools
(followed by `to'') not showing human feeling or sensitivity; unresponsive; "passersby were dead to our plea for help"; "numb to the cries for mercy"


Dead(p)   Dico Tools
Very tired; "was all in at the end of the day"; "so beat I could flop down and go to sleep anywhere"; "bushed after all that exercise"; "I''m dead after that long trip"


Dead-air_space   Dico Tools
An unventilated area where no air circulates


Dead-end   Dico Tools
Lacking opportunities for development or advancement; "stuck in a dead-end job"


Dead-end_street   Dico Tools
A street with only one way in or out


Dead-man's-fingers   Dico Tools
The fruiting bodies of the fungi of the genus Xylaria


Dead-man's_float   Dico Tools
A floating position with the face down and arms stretched forward


Dead-men's-fingers   Dico Tools
The fruiting bodies of the fungi of the genus Xylaria


Dead-on(a)   Dico Tools
Accurate and to the point; "a dead-on feel for characterization"; "She avoids big scenes...preferring to rely on small gestures and dead-on dialogue"- Peter S.Prescott


Deadbeat   Dico Tools
Someone who fails to meet a financial obligation


Deadbeat_dad   Dico Tools
A father who defaults on his obligation to provide financial support for his offspring


Deadbolt   Dico Tools
The part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key


Deaden   Dico Tools
Convert (metallic mercury) into a grey powder consisting of minute globules, as by shaking with chalk or fatty oil


Deaden   Dico Tools
Make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation; "Terror blunted her feelings"; "deaden a sound"


Deaden   Dico Tools
Become lifeless, less lively, intense, or active; lose life, force, or vigor


Deaden   Dico Tools
Make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible; "muffle the message"


Deaden   Dico Tools
Lessen the momentum or velocity of; "deaden a ship''s headway"


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Deaden   Dico Tools
Make vapid or deprive of spirit; "deadened wine"


Deaden   Dico Tools
Cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients; "girdle the plant"


Deadened   Dico Tools
Made or become less intense; "the deadened pangs of hunger"


Deadened   Dico Tools
Devoid of physical sensation; numb; "his gums were dead from the novocain"; "she felt no discomfort as the dentist drilled her deadened tooth"; "a public desensitized by continuous television coverage of atrocities"


Deadening   Dico Tools
The act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)


Deadening   Dico Tools
So lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn''t capture their attention";


Deadeye   Dico Tools
(nautical) a round hardwood disk with holes and a grooved perimeter used to tighten a shroud


Deadeye   Dico Tools
A dead shot


Deadhead   Dico Tools
A train or bus or taxi traveling empty


Deadhead   Dico Tools
A nonenterprising person who is not paying his way; "the deadheads on the payroll should be eased out as fast as possible"


Deadlight   Dico Tools
A strong shutter over a ship''s porthole that is closed in stormy weather


Deadline   Dico Tools
The point in time at which something must be completed


Deadliness   Dico Tools
The quality of being deadly


Deadlock   Dico Tools
A situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible; "reached an impasse on the negotiations"


Deadlocked   Dico Tools
At a complete standstill because of opposition of two unrelenting forces or factions; "the chess game ended with white stalemated"; "the two factions are deadlocked over fringe benefits"


Deadly   Dico Tools
(of a disease) having a rapid course and violent effect


Deadly   Dico Tools
Causing or capable of causing death; "a fatal accident"; "a deadly enemy"; "mortal combat"; "a mortal illness"


Deadly   Dico Tools
Of an instrument of certain death; "deadly poisons"; "lethal weapon"; "a lethal injection"


Deadly   Dico Tools
Exceedingly harmful


Deadly   Dico Tools
Involving loss of divine grace or spiritual death; "the seven deadly sins"


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Deadly   Dico Tools
Extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom; "venomous snakes"; "a virulent insect bite"


Deadly   Dico Tools
(used as intensives) extremely; "she was madly in love"; "deadly dull"; "deadly earnest"; "deucedly clever"; "insanely jealous"


Deadly   Dico Tools
As if produced by death; "deadly pale"; "a deadly paralytic stroke"


Deadly   Dico Tools
As if dead


Deadly_nightshade   Dico Tools
Poisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berries; widespread weed in North America


Deadly_nightshade   Dico Tools
Perennial Eurasian herb with reddish bell-shaped flowers and shining black berries; extensively grown in United States; roots and leaves yield atropine


Deadly_sin   Dico Tools
An unpardonable sin entailing a total loss of grace; theologians list 7 mortal sins


Deadness   Dico Tools
The inanimate property of something that has died


Deadness   Dico Tools
The physical property of something that has lost its elasticity; "he objected to the deadness of the tennis balls"


Deadpan   Dico Tools
Deliberately impassive in manner; "deadpan humor"; "his face remained expressionless as the verdict was read"


Deadpan   Dico Tools
Without betraying any feeling; "she told the joke deadpan"


Deadwood   Dico Tools
Someone or something that is unwanted and unneeded


Deadwood   Dico Tools
A branch or a part of a tree that is dead


Dead_ahead   Dico Tools
Exactly ahead or in front; "the laboratory is dead ahead"


Dead_air   Dico Tools
An inadvertent interruption in a broadcast during which there is no sound


Dead_animal   Dico Tools
An animal that is no longer alive


Dead_axle   Dico Tools
An axle that carries a wheel but without power to drive it


Dead_body   Dico Tools
Body of a dead animal or person; "they found the body in the lake"


Dead_center   Dico Tools
The position of a crank when it is in line with the connecting rod and not exerting torque


Dead_centre   Dico Tools
The position of a crank when it is in line with the connecting rod and not exerting torque


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Dead_drop   Dico Tools
A drop used for the clandestine exchange of intelligence information; "a dead drop avoids the need for an intelligence officer and a spy to be present at the same time"


Dead_duck   Dico Tools
Something doomed to failure; "he finally admitted that the legislation was a dead duck"; "the idea of another TV channel is now a dead duck"; "as theories go, that''s a dead duck"


Dead_end   Dico Tools
A passage with access only at one end


Dead_end   Dico Tools
A situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible; "reached an impasse on the negotiations"


Dead_hand   Dico Tools
The oppressive influence of past events of decisions


Dead_hand   Dico Tools
Real property held inalienably (as by an ecclesiastical corporation)


Dead_hand_of_the_past   Dico Tools
The oppressive influence of past events of decisions


Dead_heat   Dico Tools
A tie in a race


Dead_language   Dico Tools
A language that is no longer learned as a native language


Dead_letter   Dico Tools
Mail that can neither be delivered nor returned


Dead_letter   Dico Tools
The state of something that has outlived its relevance


Dead_load   Dico Tools
A constant load on a structure (e.g. a bridge) due to the weight of the supported structure itself


Dead_mail   Dico Tools
Mail that can neither be delivered nor returned


Dead_march   Dico Tools
A slow march to be played for funeral processions


Dead_metaphor   Dico Tools
A metaphor that has occurred so often that it has become a new meaning of the expression (e.g., `he is a snake'' may once have been a metaphor but after years of use it has died and become a new sense of the word `snake'')


Dead_nettle   Dico Tools
A plants of the genus Pilea having drooping green flower clusters and smooth translucent stems and leaves


Dead_nettle   Dico Tools
Coarse bristly Eurasian plant with white or reddish flowers and foliage resembling that of a nettle; common as a weed in United States


Dead_nettle   Dico Tools
Any of various plants of the genus Lamium having clusters of small usually purplish flowers with two lips


Dead_nettle   Dico Tools
Foul-smelling perennial Eurasiatic herb with a green creeping rhizome


Dead_on_target   Dico Tools
Accurately placed or thrown; "his aim was true"; "he was dead on target"


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Dead_person   Dico Tools
Someone who is no longer alive; "I wonder what the dead person would have done"


Dead_reckoning   Dico Tools
Navigation without the aid of celestial observations


Dead_reckoning   Dico Tools
An estimate based on little or no information


Dead_ringer   Dico Tools
A person who is almost identical to another


Dead_room   Dico Tools
A building (or room) where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremation


Dead_Sea   Dico Tools
A saltwater lake on the border between Israel and Jordan; its surface in 1292 feet below sea level


Dead_Sea_scrolls   Dico Tools
(Old Testament) a collection of written scrolls (containing nearly all of the Old Testament) found in a cave near the Dead Sea in the late 1940s; "the Dead Sea Scrolls provide information about Judaism and the Bible around the time of Jesus"


Dead_set(p)   Dico Tools
Fixed in your purpose; "bent on going to the theater"; "dead set against intervening"; "out to win every event"


Dead_soul   Dico Tools
Someone who is no longer alive; "I wonder what the dead person would have done"


Dead_weight   Dico Tools
A heavy motionless weight


Dead_weight   Dico Tools
An oppressive encumbrance


DEAE_cellulose   Dico Tools
Used for chromatography


Deaf   Dico Tools
People who have severe hearing impairments; "many of the deaf use sign language"


Deaf   Dico Tools
Make or render deaf; "a deafening noise"


Deaf   Dico Tools
Lacking or deprive of the sense of hearing wholly or in part


Deaf(p)   Dico Tools
(usually followed by `to'') unwilling or refusing to pay heed; "deaf to her warnings"


Deaf-aid   Dico Tools
An electronic device that amplifies sound and is worn to compensate for poor hearing


Deaf-and-dumb   Dico Tools
Lacking the sense of hearing and the ability to speak


Deaf-and-dumb_person   Dico Tools
A deaf person who is unable to speak


Deaf-mute   Dico Tools
A deaf person who is unable to speak


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Deaf-mute   Dico Tools
Lacking the sense of hearing and the ability to speak


Deaf-muteness   Dico Tools
Congenital deafness that results in inability to speak


Deaf-mutism   Dico Tools
Congenital deafness that results in inability to speak


Deafen   Dico Tools
Make soundproof; "deafen a room"


Deafen   Dico Tools
Make or render deaf; "a deafening noise"


Deafen   Dico Tools
Be unbearably loud; "a deafening noise"


Deafened   Dico Tools
Caused to hear poorly or not at all


Deafening   Dico Tools
Loud enough to cause (temporary) hearing loss


Deafness   Dico Tools
Partial or complete loss of hearing


Deaf_as_a_post   Dico Tools
Totally deaf; unable to hear anything


Deaf_person   Dico Tools
A person with a severe auditory handicap


Deaf_to(p)   Dico Tools
Unwilling to hear


Deal   Dico Tools
The act of apportioning or distributing something; "the captain was entrusted with the deal of provisions"


Deal   Dico Tools
The act of distributing playing cards; "the deal was passed around the table clockwise"


Deal   Dico Tools
A particular instance of buying or selling; "it was a package deal"; "I had no further trade with him"; "he''s a master of the business deal"


Deal   Dico Tools
An agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each; "he made a bargain with the devil"; "he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals"


Deal   Dico Tools
The type of treatment received (especially as the result of an agreement); "he got a good deal on his car"


Deal   Dico Tools
The cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time; "I didn''t hold a good hand all evening"; "he kept trying to see my hand"


Deal   Dico Tools
(often followed by `of'') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must have cost plenty"


Deal   Dico Tools
Wood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir)


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Deal   Dico Tools
A plank of softwood (fir or pine board)


Deal   Dico Tools
Take into consideration for exemplifying purposes; "Take the case of China"; "Consider the following case"


Deal   Dico Tools
Deal with verbally or in some form of artistic expression; "This book deals with incest"; "The course covered all of Western Civilization"; "The new book treats the history of China"


Deal   Dico Tools
Do business; offer for sale as for one''s livelihood; "She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes"


Deal   Dico Tools
Sell; "deal hashish"


Deal   Dico Tools
Distribute to the players in a game; "Who''s dealing?"


Deal   Dico Tools
Give (a specific card) to a player; "He dealt me the Queen of Spades"


Deal   Dico Tools
Give out as one''s portion or share


Deal   Dico Tools
Administer or bestow, as in small portions; "administer critical remarks to everyone present"; "dole out some money"; "shell out pocket money for the children"; "deal a blow to someone"


Deal   Dico Tools
Take action with respect to (someone or something); "How are we going to deal with this problem?"; "The teacher knew how to deal with these lazy students"


Deal   Dico Tools
Behave in a certain way towards others; "He deals fairly with his employees"


Deal   Dico Tools
Be in charge of, act on, or dispose of; "I can deal with this crew of workers"; "This blender can''t handle nuts"; "She managed her parents'' affairs after they got too old"


Deal   Dico Tools
Direct the course of; manage or control; "You cannot conduct business like this"


Deal   Dico Tools
Come to terms or deal successfully with; "We got by on just a gallon of gas"; "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day"


Deal   Dico Tools
Made of fir or pine; "a plain deal table"


Dealer   Dico Tools
A firm engaged in trading


Dealer   Dico Tools
The person who distributes the playing cards in a card game


Dealer   Dico Tools
The major party to a financial transaction at a stock exchange; buys and sells for his own account


Dealer   Dico Tools
Someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold


Dealer   Dico Tools
A seller of illicit goods; "a dealer in stolen goods"


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Dealership   Dico Tools
A business established or operated under an authorization to sell or distribute a company''s goods or services in a particular area


Dealfish   Dico Tools
Deep-sea ribbonfish


Dealignment   Dico Tools
A process whereby voters are moved toward nonpartisanship thus weakening the structure of political parties


Dealing   Dico Tools
The act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities); "no transactions are possible without him"; "he has always been honest is his dealings with me"


Dealing   Dico Tools
Method or manner of conduct in relation to others; "honest dealing"


Dealings   Dico Tools
Social or verbal interchange (usually followed by `with'')


Dealings   Dico Tools
The act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities); "no transactions are possible without him"; "he has always been honest is his dealings with me"


Dealings   Dico Tools
Mutual dealings or connections or communications among persons or groups


Dealt_out   Dico Tools
Given out in portions


Deal_out   Dico Tools
Administer or bestow, as in small portions; "administer critical remarks to everyone present"; "dole out some money"; "shell out pocket money for the children"; "deal a blow to someone"


Deaminate   Dico Tools
Remove the amino radical (usually by hydrolysis) from an amino compound; to perform deamination


Deamination   Dico Tools
Removal of the amino radical from an amino acid or other amino compound


Deaminization   Dico Tools
Removal of the amino radical from an amino acid or other amino compound


Deaminize   Dico Tools
Remove the amino radical (usually by hydrolysis) from an amino compound; to perform deamination


Dean   Dico Tools
An administrator in charge of a division of a university or college


Dean   Dico Tools
(Roman Catholic Church) the head of the College of Cardinals


Dean   Dico Tools
A man who is the senior member of a group; "he is the dean of foreign correspondents"


Dean   Dico Tools
United States film actor whose moody rebellious roles made him a cult figure (1931-1955)


Deanery   Dico Tools
The position or office of a dean


Deanery   Dico Tools
The official residence of a dean


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Deanship   Dico Tools
The position or office of a dean


Dean_Acheson   Dico Tools
United States statesman who promoted the Marshall Plan and helped establish NATO (1893-1971)


Dean_Gooderham_Acheson   Dico Tools
United States statesman who promoted the Marshall Plan and helped establish NATO (1893-1971)


Dean_Martin   Dico Tools
United States singer (1917-1995)


Dean_Swift   Dico Tools
An English satirist born in Ireland (1667-1745)


Dear   Dico Tools
A beloved person; used as terms of endearment


Dear   Dico Tools
A sweet innocent mild-mannered person (especially a child)


Dear   Dico Tools
With or in a close or intimate relationship; "a good friend"; "my sisters and brothers are near and dear"


Dear   Dico Tools
Dearly loved


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