NSD Utilities
Other Utilities:
       

General Dictionary

Enter a word below:

Search also in: IT Dico. | Accounting Dico. | Medical Dico. | Plants Dico. | Business Dico. | Engineering Dico. | Water Purification & Filtration Dico.


An alphabetical listing of General terms and items.

 
E   Dico Tools
The 5th letter of the Roman alphabet


E   Dico Tools
The base of the natural system of logarithms


E   Dico Tools
The cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees


E   Dico Tools
A radioactive transuranic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons


E   Dico Tools
A fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for normal reproduction; an important antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals in the body


E'en   Dico Tools
Even


E'er   Dico Tools
At all times; all the time and on every occasion; "I will always be there to help you"; "always arrives on time"; "there is always some pollution in the air"; "ever hoping to strike it rich"; "ever busy"


E-bomb   Dico Tools
A bomb that explodes in midair and releases a massive burst of electromagnetic energy sufficient to disable computers and telecommunications without killing people or damaging buildings


E-mail   Dico Tools
(computer science) a system of world-wide electronic communication in which a computer user can compose a message at one terminal that is generated at the recipient''s terminal when he logs in


E-mail   Dico Tools
Communicate electronically on the computer; "she e-mailed me the good news"


E-Mycin   Dico Tools
An antibiotic (trade name Erythrocin or E-Mycin or Ethril or Ilosone or Pediamycin) obtained from the actinomycete Streptomyces erythreus; effective against many Gram-positive bacteria and some Gram-negative


E.g.   Dico Tools
As an example; "take ribbon snakes, for example"


E.S.P.   Dico Tools
Apparent power to perceive things that are not present to the senses


E._A._von_Willebrand   Dico Tools
Finnish physician who first described vascular hemophilia (1870-1949)


E._B._White   Dico Tools
United States writer noted for his humorous essays (1899-1985)


E._coli   Dico Tools
A species of bacterium normally present in intestinal tract of humans and other animals; sometimes pathogenic; can be a threat to food safety


E._e._cummings   Dico Tools
United States writer noted for his typographically eccentric poetry (1894-1962)


E._G._Marshall   Dico Tools
United States actor (1914-1998)


E._H._Harriman   Dico Tools
United States railway tycoon (1848-1909)


E._H._Weber   Dico Tools
German physiologist who studied sensory responses to stimuli and is considered the father of psychophysics (1795-1878)


Back to top

E._L._Doctorow   Dico Tools
United States novelist (born in 1931)


E._O._Lawrence   Dico Tools
United States physicist who developed the cyclotron (1901-1958)


E._O._Wilson   Dico Tools
United States entomologist who has generalized from social insects to other animals including humans (born in 1929)


E._T._A._Hoffmann   Dico Tools
German writer of fantastic tales (1776-1822)


E._T._S._Walton   Dico Tools
Irish physicist who (with Sir John Cockcroft in 1931) first split an atom (1903-1995)


E._W._Morley   Dico Tools
United States chemist and physicist who collaborated with Michelson in the Michelson-Morley experiment (1838-1923)


Ea   Dico Tools
The Babylonian god of wisdom; son of Apsu and father of Marduk; counterpart of the Sumerian Enki; as one of the supreme triad including Anu and Bel he was assigned control of the watery element


Each   Dico Tools
To or from every one of two or more (considered individually); "they received $10 each"


Each(a)   Dico Tools
(used of count nouns) every one considered individually; "each person is mortal"; "each party is welcome"


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


Each_month   Dico Tools
Without missing a month; "we get paid monthly"


Each_week   Dico Tools
Without missing a week; "she visited her aunt weekly"


Each_year   Dico Tools
Without missing a year; "they travel to China annually"


Each_year   Dico Tools
By the year; every year (usually with reference to a sum of money paid or received); "he earned $100,000 per annum"; "we issue six volumes per annum"


Eacles   Dico Tools
Imperial moths


Eacles_imperialis   Dico Tools
Large American moth having yellow wings with purplish or brownish markings; larvae feed on e.g. maple and pine trees


Eadweard_Muybridge   Dico Tools
United States motion-picture pioneer remembered for his pictures of running horses taken with a series of still cameras (1830-1904)


Eadwig   Dico Tools
King of England who was renounced by Northumbria in favor of his brother Edgar (died in 959)


Eager   Dico Tools
A high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)


Eager   Dico Tools
Having or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy; "eager to learn"; "eager to travel abroad"; "eager for success"; "eager helpers"; "an eager look"


Back to top

Eager   Dico Tools
Marked by active interest and enthusiasm; "an avid sports fan"; "a great walker"; "an eager beaver"


Eagerly   Dico Tools
With eagerness; in an eager manner; "the news was eagerly awaited"


Eagerness   Dico Tools
A positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something


Eager_beaver   Dico Tools
An alert and energetic person


Eagle   Dico Tools
Any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight


Eagle   Dico Tools
An emblem representing power; "the Roman eagle"


Eagle   Dico Tools
A former gold coin in the United States worth 10 dollars


Eagle   Dico Tools
(golf) a score of two strokes under par on a hole


Eagle   Dico Tools
Shoot in two strokes under par


Eagle-eyed   Dico Tools
Capable of seeing to a great distance


Eaglet   Dico Tools
A young eagle


Eagle_ray   Dico Tools
Powerful free-swimming tropical ray noted for `soaring'' by flapping winglike fins; usually harmless but has venomous tissue near base of the tail as in stingrays


Eagle_scout   Dico Tools
A boy scout who has earned many merit badges


Eagre   Dico Tools
A high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)


Eames   Dico Tools
United States designer noted for an innovative series of chairs (1907-1978)


Eames_chair   Dico Tools
A chair designed by Charles Eames; originally made of molded plywood; seat and back shaped to fit the human body


Eamon_de_Valera   Dico Tools
Irish statesman (born in the United States); as president of the Irish Free State he was responsible for the new constitution of 1937 that created the state of Eire (1882-1975)


Ear   Dico Tools
The sense organ for hearing and equilibrium


Ear   Dico Tools
The externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external ear


Ear   Dico Tools
Good hearing; "he had a keen ear"; "a good ear for pitch"


Back to top

Ear   Dico Tools
Attention to what is said; "he tried to get her ear"


Ear   Dico Tools
Fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn


Ear-nose-and-throat_doctor   Dico Tools
A specialist in the disorders of the ear or nose or throat


Ear-shaped   Dico Tools
Having a shape resembling an ear


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


Earache   Dico Tools
An ache localized in the middle or inner ear


Eardrop   Dico Tools
An earring with a pendant ornament


Eardrum   Dico Tools
The membrane in the ear that vibrates to sound


Eared   Dico Tools
Having ears (or appendages resembling ears) or having ears of a specified kind; often used in combination


Eared   Dico Tools
Worn or shabby from overuse or (of pages) from having corners turned down; "a somewhat dog-eared duke...a bit run down"-Clifton Fadiman; "an old book with dog-eared pages"


Eared_grebe   Dico Tools
Small grebe with yellow ear tufts and a black neck; found in Eurasia and southern Africa as well as western United States


Eared_seal   Dico Tools
Pinniped mammal having external ear flaps and hind limbs used for locomotion on land; valued for its soft underfur


Earflap   Dico Tools
One of two flaps attached to a cap to keep the ears warm


Earful   Dico Tools
A severe scolding


Earful   Dico Tools
An outpouring of gossip


Earhart   Dico Tools
First woman aviator to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic (1928); while attempting to fly around the world she disappeared over the Pacific (1898-1937)


Earl   Dico Tools
A British peer ranking below a Marquess and above a Viscount


Earlap   Dico Tools
One of two flaps attached to a cap to keep the ears warm


Earldom   Dico Tools
The domain controlled by an earl or count or countess


Earldom   Dico Tools
The dignity or rank or position of an earl or countess


Back to top

Earleaved_umbrella_tree   Dico Tools
Small erect deciduous tree with large leaves in coiled formations at branch tips


Earless   Dico Tools
Lacking external ears; "earless seals"


Earless_lizard   Dico Tools
Any of several slender lizards without external ear openings: of plains of western United States and Mexico


Earless_seal   Dico Tools
Any of several seals lacking external ear flaps and having a stiff hairlike coat with hind limbs reduced to swimming flippers


Earlier   Dico Tools
(comparative and superlative of `early'') more early than; most early; "a fashion popular in earlier times"; "his earlier work reflects the influence of his teacher"; "Verdi''s earliest and most raucous opera"


Earlier   Dico Tools
Earlier in time; previously; "I had known her before"; "as I said before"; "he called me the day before but your call had come even earlier"; "her parents had died four years earlier"; "I mentioned that problem earlier"


Earlier   Dico Tools
Before now; "why didn''t you tell me in the first place?"


Earlier   Dico Tools
Comparatives of `soon'' or `early''; "Come a little sooner, if you can"; "came earlier than I expected"


Earliest   Dico Tools
(comparative and superlative of `early'') more early than; most early; "a fashion popular in earlier times"; "his earlier work reflects the influence of his teacher"; "Verdi''s earliest and most raucous opera"


Earliest   Dico Tools
With the least delay; "the soonest I can arrive is 3 P.M."


Earliness   Dico Tools
Quality of coming early or earlier in time


Earlobe   Dico Tools
The fleshy pendulous part of the external human ear


Early   Dico Tools
At or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time; "early morning"; "an early warning"; "early diagnosis"; "an early death"; "took early retirement"; "an early spring"; "early varieties of peas and tomat


Early   Dico Tools
Being or occurring at an early stage of development; "in an early stage"; "early forms of life"; "early man"; "an early computer"


Early   Dico Tools
Of an early stage in the development of a language or literature; "the Early Hebrew alphabetical script is that used mainly from the 11th to the 6th centuries B.C."; "Early Modern English is represented in documents printed from 1476 to 1700"


Early   Dico Tools
Very young; "at an early age"


Early   Dico Tools
Expected in the near future; "look for an early end to the negotiations"


Early   Dico Tools
Before the usual time or the time expected; "she graduated early"; "the house was completed ahead of time"


Early   Dico Tools
In good time; "he awoke betimes that morning"


Early   Dico Tools
During an early stage; "early on in her career"


Back to top

Early(a)   Dico Tools
Of the distant past; "the early inhabitants of Europe"; "former generations"; "in other times"


Early-morning_hour   Dico Tools
An hour early in the morning


Earlyish   Dico Tools
Being somewhat early; "at an earlyish hour"


Early_bird   Dico Tools
A person who gets up very early in the morning


Early_bird   Dico Tools
A person who arrives early before others do


Early_childhood   Dico Tools
The early stage of growth or development


Early_coral_root   Dico Tools
Plant having clumps of nearly leafless pale yellowish to greenish stems bearing similarly colored flowers with white lower lips; northern New Mexico north through South Dakota and Washington to Alaska


Early_days   Dico Tools
An early period of development; "during the youth of the project"


Early_morel   Dico Tools
Resembles a thimble on a finger; the surface of the fertile portion is folded into wrinkles that extend from the top down; fruiting begins in spring before the leaves are out on the trees


Early_on   Dico Tools
During an early stage; "early on in her career"


Early_purple_orchid   Dico Tools
Eurasian orchid with showy pink or purple flowers in a loose spike


Early_spider_orchid   Dico Tools
Spring-blooming spider orchid having a flower with yellow or green or pink sepals and a broad brown velvety lip


Early_wake-robin   Dico Tools
A low perennial white-flowered trillium found in the southeastern United States


Early_warning_radar   Dico Tools
A radar that is part of an early warning system


Early_warning_system   Dico Tools
A network of radar installations designed to detect enemy missiles or aircraft while there is still time to intercept them


Early_winter_cress   Dico Tools
Of southwestern Europe; cultivated in Florida


Earl_Marshal   Dico Tools
An officer of the English peerage who organizes royal processions and other ceremonies


Earl_of_Leicester   Dico Tools
An English nobleman who led the baronial rebellion against Henry III (1208-1265)


Earl_of_Warwick   Dico Tools
English statesman; during the War of the Roses he fought first for the house of York and secured the throne for Edward IV and then changed sides to fight for the house of Lancaster and secured the throne for Henry VI (1428-1471)


Earl_Russell   Dico Tools
English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Whitehead (1872-1970)


Back to top

Earl_Warren   Dico Tools
United States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1891-1974)


Earmark   Dico Tools
A distinctive characteristic or attribute


Earmark   Dico Tools
Identification mark on the ear of a domestic animal


Earmark   Dico Tools
Give or assign a share of money or time to a particular person or cause; "I will earmark this money for your research"


Earmuff   Dico Tools
Either of a pair of ear coverings (usually connected by a headband) that are worn to keep the ears warm in cold weather


Earn   Dico Tools
Earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; "How much do you make a month in your new job?"; "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger brought in lots of money"; "He clears $5,000 each month"


Earn   Dico Tools
Acquire or deserve by one''s efforts or actions


Earned   Dico Tools
Gained or acquired; especially through merit or as a result of effort or action; "a well-earned reputation for honesty"; "earned income"; "an earned run in baseball"


Earned_run   Dico Tools
A run that was not scored as the result of an error by the other team


Earner   Dico Tools
Someone who earn wages in return for their labor


Earnest   Dico Tools
Something of value given by one person to another to bind a contract


Earnest   Dico Tools
Not distracted by anything unrelated to the goal


Earnest   Dico Tools
Characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions; "both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate"; "an entirely sincere and cruel tyrant"; "a film with a solemn social message"


Earnest   Dico Tools
Earnest; "one''s dearest wish"; "devout wishes for their success"; "heartfelt condolences"


Earnestly   Dico Tools
In a serious manner; "talking earnestly with his son"; "she started studying snakes in earnest"; "a play dealing seriously with the question of divorce"


Earnestness   Dico Tools
The trait of being serious; "a lack of solemnity is not necessarily a lack of seriousness"- Robert Rice


Earnestness   Dico Tools
An earnest and sincere feeling


Earnest_money   Dico Tools
Money given by a buyer to a seller to bind a contract


Earnings   Dico Tools
The excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)


Earnings   Dico Tools
Something that remunerates; "wages were paid by check"; "he wasted his pay on drink"; "they saved a quarter of all their earnings"


Back to top

Earnings_Before_Interest_Taxes_Depreciation_and_Am   Dico Tools
Income before interest and taxes and depreciation and amortization have been subtracted; an indicator of a company''s profitability that is watched by investors (especially in leveraged buyouts)


Earnings_report   Dico Tools
A financial statement that gives operating results for a specific period


Earning_per_share   Dico Tools
The portion of a company''s profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock


Earphone   Dico Tools
Electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds; it is held over or inserted into the ear; "it was not the typing but the earphones that she disliked"


Earpiece   Dico Tools
Electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds; it is held over or inserted into the ear; "it was not the typing but the earphones that she disliked"


Earreach   Dico Tools
The range within which a voice can be heard; "the children were told to stay within earshot"


Earring   Dico Tools
Jewelry to ornament the ear; usually clipped to the earlobe or fastened through a hole in the lobe


Earshot   Dico Tools
The range within which a voice can be heard; "the children were told to stay within earshot"


Earsplitting   Dico Tools
Loud enough to cause (temporary) hearing loss


Earth   Dico Tools
A connection between an electrical device and the earth (which is a zero voltage)


Earth   Dico Tools
The concerns of the world as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife; "they consider the church to be independent of the world"


Earth   Dico Tools
The abode of mortals (as contrasted with heaven or hell); "it was hell on earth"


Earth   Dico Tools
The 3rd planet from the sun; the planet on which we live; "the Earth moves around the sun"; "he sailed around the world"


Earth   Dico Tools
The solid part of the earth''s surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"


Earth   Dico Tools
The loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface; "they dug into the earth outside the church"


Earth   Dico Tools
Once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)


Earth   Dico Tools
Connect to the earth; "earth the circuit"


Earth   Dico Tools
Hide in the earth like a hunted animal


Earth's_crust   Dico Tools
The outer layer of the Earth


Earth's_surface   Dico Tools
The outermost level of the land or sea; "earthquakes originate far below the surface"; "three quarters of the Earth''s surface is covered by water"


Back to top

Earth-ball   Dico Tools
Any of various highly prized edible subterranean fungi of the genus Tuber; grow naturally in southwestern Europe


Earth-closet   Dico Tools
A small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate


Earth-god   Dico Tools
A god of fertility and vegetation


Earth-goddess   Dico Tools
A goddess of fertility and vegetation


Earth-nut_pea   Dico Tools
European herb bearing small tubers used for food and in Scotland to flavor whiskey


Earth-received_time   Dico Tools
The coordinated universal time when an event is received on Earth


Earth-tongue   Dico Tools
Any club-shaped fungus of the genus Geoglossum


Earthball   Dico Tools
Any of various fungi of the genus Scleroderma having hard-skinned subterranean fruiting bodies resembling truffles


Earthborn   Dico Tools
Connected with earthly life; of earthly origin; "earthborn cares and pleasures"


Earthborn   Dico Tools
Springing from or born on the earth; "earthborn beings"


Earthborn   Dico Tools
Of earthly origin (as mortals are); "earthborn existence"


Earthbound   Dico Tools
Confined to the earth


Earthbound   Dico Tools
Lacking wit or imagination; "a pedestrian movie plot"


Earthen   Dico Tools
Made of earth (or baked clay); "an earthen pot"


Earthenware   Dico Tools
Ceramic ware made of porous clay fired at low heat


Earthenware_jar   Dico Tools
An earthen jar (made of baked clay)


Earthing   Dico Tools
Fastening electrical equipment to earth


Earthlike   Dico Tools
Earth colored; having a color of soil or earth; "a range of earthlike colors"


Earthlike   Dico Tools
Resembling or characteristic of earth; "earthlike atmosphere"


Earthling   Dico Tools
An inhabitant of the earth


Back to top

Earthly   Dico Tools
Of or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as distinguished from heaven; "earthly beings"; "believed that our earthly life is all that matters"; "earthly love"; "our earthly home"


Earthly_concern   Dico Tools
The concerns of the world as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife; "they consider the church to be independent of the world"


Earthman   Dico Tools
An inhabitant of the earth


Earthnut   Dico Tools
Edible subterranean fungus of the genus Tuber


Earthnut   Dico Tools
Pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds; `groundnut'' and `monkey nut'' are British terms


Earthnut   Dico Tools
A common European plant having edible tubers with the flavor of roasted chestnuts


Earthnut   Dico Tools
Any of various highly prized edible subterranean fungi of the genus Tuber; grow naturally in southwestern Europe


Earthnut_pea   Dico Tools
European herb bearing small tubers used for food and in Scotland to flavor whiskey


Earthquake   Dico Tools
Shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity


Earthquake   Dico Tools
A disturbance that is extremely disruptive; "selling the company caused an earthquake among the employees"


Earthshaking   Dico Tools
Loud enough to shake the very earth


Earthshaking   Dico Tools
Sufficiently significant to affect the whole world; "earthshaking proposals"; "the contest was no world-shaking affair"; "the conversation...could hardly be called world-shattering"


Earthstar   Dico Tools
Any fungus of the family Geastraceae; in form suggesting a puffball whose outer peridium splits into the shape of a star


Earthtongue   Dico Tools
Any club-shaped fungus of the genus Geoglossum


Earthwork   Dico Tools
An earthen rampart


Earthworm   Dico Tools
Terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil; often surfaces when the ground is cool or wet; used as bait by anglers


Earthy   Dico Tools
Conspicuously and tastelessly indecent; "coarse language"; "a crude joke"; "crude behavior"; "an earthy sense of humor"; "a revoltingly gross expletive"; "a vulgar gesture"; "full of language so vulgar it should have been edited"


Earthy   Dico Tools
Hearty and lusty; "an earthy enjoyment of life"


Earthy   Dico Tools
Not far removed from or suggestive of nature; "the earthy taste of warm milk fresh from the cow"; "earthy smells of new-mown grass"


Earthy   Dico Tools
Sensible and practical; "has a straightforward down-to-earth approach to a problem"; "her earthy common sense"


Back to top

Earth_almond   Dico Tools
European sedge having small edible nutlike tubers


Earth_color   Dico Tools
A colored mineral used as a pigment


Earth_mother   Dico Tools
The earth conceived of as the female principle of fertility


Earth_science   Dico Tools
Any of the sciences that deal with the earth or its parts


Earth_tremor   Dico Tools
A small earthquake


Earth_up   Dico Tools
Block with earth, as after a landslide


Earth_wax   Dico Tools
A waxy mineral that is a mixture of hydrocarbons and occurs in association with petroleum; some varieties are used in making ceresin and candles


Earwax   Dico Tools
A soft yellow wax secreted by glands in the ear canal


Earwig   Dico Tools
Any of numerous insects of the order Dermaptera having elongate bodies and slender many-jointed antennae and a pair of large pincers at the rear of the abdomen


Ear_canal   Dico Tools
Either of the passages in the outer ear from the auricle to the tympanic membrane


Ear_doctor   Dico Tools
A physician who specializes in the ear and its diseases


Ear_fungus   Dico Tools
Widely distributed edible fungus shaped like a human ear and growing on decaying wood


Ear_hole   Dico Tools
A hole (as in a helmet) for sound to reach the ears


Ear_lobe   Dico Tools
The fleshy pendulous part of the external human ear


Ear_specialist   Dico Tools
A physician who specializes in the ear and its diseases


Ear_trumpet   Dico Tools
A conical acoustic device formerly used to direct sound to the ear of a hearing-impaired person


EAS   Dico Tools
A federal warning system that is activated by FEMA; enables the President to take over the United States airwaves to warn the whole country of major catastrophic events


Ease   Dico Tools
Freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool"


Ease   Dico Tools
Freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort; "he rose through the ranks with apparent ease"; "they put it into containers for ease of transportation"


Ease   Dico Tools
Freedom from constraint or embarrassment; "I am never at ease with strangers"


Back to top

Ease   Dico Tools
The condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress); "he enjoyed his relief from responsibility"; "getting it off his conscience gave him some ease"


Ease   Dico Tools
A freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state; "a life of luxury and ease"; "he had all the material comforts of this world"


Ease   Dico Tools
Lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate; "ease the pain in your legs"


Ease   Dico Tools
Make easier; "you could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge"


Ease   Dico Tools
Lessen the intensity of or calm; "The news eased my conscience"; "still the fears"


Ease   Dico Tools
Move gently or carefully; "He eased himself into the chair"


Eased   Dico Tools
(of pain or sorrow) made easier to bear


Easel   Dico Tools
An upright tripod for displaying something (usually an artist''s canvas)


Easement   Dico Tools
The act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance); "he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain"


Easement   Dico Tools
(law) the privilege of using something that is not your own (as using another''s land as a right of way to your own land)


Ease_off   Dico Tools
Reduce pressure or intensity; "he eased off the gas pedal and the car slowed down"


Ease_off   Dico Tools
Become less intense


Ease_up   Dico Tools
Reduce pressure or intensity; "he eased off the gas pedal and the car slowed down"


Ease_up   Dico Tools
Become less intense


Ease_up   Dico Tools
Move in order to make room for someone for something; "The park gave way to a supermarket"; "`Move over,'' he told the crowd"


Easily   Dico Tools
Indicating high probability; in all likelihood; "I might well do it"; "a mistake that could easily have ended in disaster"; "you may well need your umbrella"; "he could equally well be trying to deceive us"


Easily   Dico Tools
Without question; "easily the best book she''s written"


Easily   Dico Tools
With ease (`easy'' is sometimes used informally for `easily''); "she was easily excited"; "was easily confused"; "he won easily"; "this china breaks very easily"; "success came too easy"


Easiness   Dico Tools
Freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort; "he rose through the ranks with apparent ease"; "they put it into containers for ease of transportation"


Easiness   Dico Tools
A state of refreshing tranquility


Back to top

Easing   Dico Tools
The act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance); "he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain"


Easing   Dico Tools
A change for the better


East   Dico Tools
The countries of Asia


East   Dico Tools
The region of the United States lying north of the Ohio River and east of the Mississippi River


East   Dico Tools
The cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees


East   Dico Tools
Situated in or facing or moving toward the east


East   Dico Tools
To, toward, or in the east; "we travelled east for several miles"


East-central   Dico Tools
Of a region of the United States generally including Kentucky, West Virginia


East-sider   Dico Tools
A resident of the east side of Manhattan in New York City


Eastbound   Dico Tools
Moving toward the east; "eastbound trains"


Easter   Dico Tools
A wind from the east


Easter   Dico Tools
A Christian celebration of the Resurrection of Christ; celebrated on the Sunday following the first full moon after the vernal equinox


Easterly   Dico Tools
A wind from the east


Easterly   Dico Tools
From the east; used especially of winds; "an east wind"; "the winds are easterly"


Easterly   Dico Tools
Lying in or toward the east; "the east side of NY"; "eastern cities"


Easterly   Dico Tools
From the east; "the winds blew easterly all night"


Eastern   Dico Tools
From the east; used especially of winds; "an east wind"; "the winds are easterly"


Eastern   Dico Tools
Lying in or toward the east; "the east side of NY"; "eastern cities"


Eastern   Dico Tools
Lying toward or situated in the east; "the eastern end of the island"


Eastern   Dico Tools
Relating to or characteristic of regions of eastern parts of the world; "the Eastern Hemisphere"; "Eastern Europe"; "the Eastern religions"


Back to top

Eastern   Dico Tools
Of or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States; "the Eastern establishment"


Easterner   Dico Tools
An inhabitant of an eastern area; especially of the U.S.


Easternmost   Dico Tools
Farthest to the east


Eastern_Catholicism   Dico Tools
The beliefs and practices of any of the eastern Catholic Churches based in Constantinople or Antioch or Alexandria or Moscow or Jerusalem


Eastern_chimpanzee   Dico Tools
Long-haired chimpanzees of east-central Africa; closely related to the central chimpanzees


Eastern_chinquapin   Dico Tools
Shrubby chestnut tree of southeastern United States having small edible nuts


Eastern_chipmunk   Dico Tools
Small striped semiterrestrial eastern American squirrel with cheek pouches


Eastern_Church   Dico Tools
The Catholic Church as it existed in the Byzantine Empire


Eastern_Church   Dico Tools
Derived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine rites


Eastern_coral_snake   Dico Tools
Ranges from Central America to southeastern United States


Eastern_cottontail   Dico Tools
Widely distributed in United States except northwest and far west regions


Eastern_cottonwood   Dico Tools
A common poplar of eastern and central United States; cultivated in United States for its rapid growth and luxuriant foliage and in Europe for timber


Eastern_cricket_frog   Dico Tools
Cricket frog of eastern United States


Eastern_dasyure   Dico Tools
A variety of dasyure


Eastern_fence_lizard   Dico Tools
Small active lizard of United States and north to British Columbia


Eastern_flowering_dogwood   Dico Tools
Deciduous tree; celebrated for its large white or pink bracts and stunning autumn color that is followed by red berries


Eastern_fox_squirrel   Dico Tools
Exceptionally large arboreal squirrel of eastern United States


Eastern_gray_squirrel   Dico Tools
Common medium-large squirrel of eastern North America; now introduced into England


Eastern_ground_snake   Dico Tools
In some classifications placed in genus Haldea; small reddish-gray snake of eastern North America


Eastern_hemisphere   Dico Tools
The hemisphere that includes Eurasia and Africa and Australia


Back to top

Eastern_hemlock   Dico Tools
Common forest tree of the eastern United States and Canada; used especially for pulpwood


Eastern_Highlands   Dico Tools
A mountain range running along the eastern coast of Australia


Eastern_hop_hornbeam   Dico Tools
Medium-sized hop hornbeam of eastern North America


Eastern_indigo_snake   Dico Tools
A variety of indigo snake


Eastern_kingbird   Dico Tools
A kingbird that breeds in North American and winters in tropical America; distinguished by a white band on the tip of the tail


Eastern_lowland_gorilla   Dico Tools
A kind of gorilla


Eastern_Malayo-Polynesian   Dico Tools
An eastern subfamily of Malayo-Polynesian languages


Eastern_meadowlark   Dico Tools
A meadowlark of eastern North America


Eastern_narrow-mouthed_toad   Dico Tools
Small toad of southeastern United States


Eastern_Orthodox   Dico Tools
Derived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine rites


Eastern_Orthodox   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of the Eastern Orthodox Church


Eastern_Orthodox_Church   Dico Tools
Derived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine rites


Eastern_pasque_flower   Dico Tools
Short hairy perennial with early spring blue-violet or lilac flowers; North America and Siberia


Eastern_pipistrel   Dico Tools
One of the smallest bats of eastern North America


Eastern_poison_oak   Dico Tools
Poisonous shrub of southeastern United States causing a rash on contact


Eastern_red-backed_salamander   Dico Tools
Common salamander of eastern North America


Eastern_red_cedar   Dico Tools
Small juniper found east of Rocky Mountains having a conic crown, brown bark that peels in shreds, and small sharp needles


Eastern_Roman_Empire   Dico Tools
A continuation of the Roman Empire in the Middle East after its division in 395


Eastern_Samoa   Dico Tools
A United States territory on the eastern part of the island of Samoa


Eastern_silvery_aster   Dico Tools
A variety of aster


Back to top

Eastern_Sioux   Dico Tools
A member of the eastern branch of the Sioux


Eastern_spruce   Dico Tools
Medium-sized spruce of eastern North America; chief lumber spruce of the area; source of pulpwood


Eastern_Standard_Time   Dico Tools
Standard time in the 5th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 75th meridian; used in the eastern United States


Eastern_Time   Dico Tools
Standard time in the 5th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 75th meridian; used in the eastern United States


Eastern_Turki   Dico Tools
A Turkic literary language of medieval central Asia (named for one of the sons of Genghis Khan)


Eastern_United_States   Dico Tools
The region of the United States lying north of the Ohio River and east of the Mississippi River


Eastern_white_pine   Dico Tools
Tall-growing pine of eastern North America; bark is brown with longitudinal fissures when mature; valued as a timber tree


Eastern_woodrat   Dico Tools
Large grayish-brown wood rat of the southeastern United States


Eastertide   Dico Tools
The Easter season


Easter_bunny   Dico Tools
A rabbit that delivers Easter eggs


Easter_cactus   Dico Tools
Spring-blooming South American cactus with oblong joints and coral-red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Schlumbergera


Easter_card   Dico Tools
A card expressing an Easter greeting


Easter_daisy   Dico Tools
Dwarf tufted nearly stemless herb having a rosette of woolly leaves and large white-rayed flower heads and bristly achenes; central Canada and United States west to Arizona


Easter_Day   Dico Tools
The day (in March or April) on which the festival of Easter is celebrated


Easter_egg   Dico Tools
A colored hard-boiled egg used to celebrate Easter


Easter_egg   Dico Tools
An egg-shaped candy used to celebrate Easter


Easter_lily   Dico Tools
Tall lily have large white trumpet-shaped flowers that bloom in the spring


Easter_lily_vine   Dico Tools
Evergreen woody twiner with large glossy leaves and showy corymbs of fragrant white trumpet-shaped flowers


Easter_Sunday   Dico Tools
The day (in March or April) on which the festival of Easter is celebrated


Eastman   Dico Tools
United States inventor of a dry-plate process of developing photographic film and of flexible film (his firm introduced roll film) and of the box camera and of a process for color photography (1854-1932)


Back to top

Eastmost   Dico Tools
Farthest to the east


Eastside   Dico Tools
Of the eastern part of a city e.g. Manhattan; "the eastside silk-stocking district"


Eastward   Dico Tools
Moving toward the east; "eastbound trains"


Eastward   Dico Tools
Toward the east; "they migrated eastward to Sweden"


Eastwards   Dico Tools
Toward the east; "they migrated eastward to Sweden"


East_Africa   Dico Tools
A geographical area in eastern Africa


East_African   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or located in East Africa


East_African_cedar   Dico Tools
Tropical African timber tree with fragrant wood


East_Anglia   Dico Tools
A region of eastern England that was formerly a kingdom


East_by_north   Dico Tools
The compass point that is one point north of due east


East_by_south   Dico Tools
The compass point that is one point south of due east


East_Chadic   Dico Tools
A group of Chadic languages spoken in Chad


East_China_Sea   Dico Tools
Part of the Pacific Ocean near eastern Asia


East_Coast   Dico Tools
The eastern seaboard of the United States (especially the strip between Boston and Washington D.C.)


East_German   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of the former republic of East Germany


East_German   Dico Tools
Relating to or characteristic of East Germany; "East German spies"


East_Germanic   Dico Tools
An extinct branch of the Germanic languages


East_Germanic_language   Dico Tools
An extinct branch of the Germanic languages


East_Germany   Dico Tools
A republic in north central Europe on the Baltic; established by the Soviet Union in 1954; reunified with West Germany in 1990


East_India   Dico Tools
A group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia


Back to top

East_Indian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or located in the East Indies


East_Indian_fig_tree   Dico Tools
East Indian tree that puts out aerial shoots that grow down into the soil forming additional trunks


East_Indian_rosebay   Dico Tools
Tropical shrub having glossy foliage and fragrant nocturnal flowers with crimped or wavy corollas; northern India to Thailand


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


East_India_Company   Dico Tools
An English company formed in 1600 to develop trade with the new British colonies in India and southeastern Asia; in the 18th century it assumed administrative control of Bengal and held it until the British army took over in 1858 after the Indian Mutiny


East_India_kino   Dico Tools
Reddish or black juice or resin from certain trees of the genus Pterocarpus and used in medicine and tanning etc


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


East_Indies   Dico Tools
A group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia


East_Malaysia   Dico Tools
The part of Malaysia that is on the island of Borneo


East_Midland   Dico Tools
The dialect of Middle English that replaced West Saxon as the literary language and which developed into Modern English


East_northeast   Dico Tools
The compass point midway between northeast and east


East_Pakistan   Dico Tools
A Muslim republic in southern Asia bordered by India to the north and west and east and the Bay of Bengal to the south; formerly part of India and then part of Pakistan; it achieved independence in 1971


East_Pakistani   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of Bangladesh or its people or language; "Bangladeshi dialects"


East_River   Dico Tools
A tidal strait separating Manhattan and the Bronx from Queens and Brooklyn


East_Saint_Louis   Dico Tools
A town in southwest Illinois on the Mississippi across from Saint Louis


East_side   Dico Tools
The side that is on the east


East_southeast   Dico Tools
The compass point midway between east and southeast


East_Sussex   Dico Tools
A county in southern England on the English Channel


East_Timor   Dico Tools
A former Portuguese colony that was annexed by Indonesia in 1976; voted for independence from Indonesia in 1999 and in May 2002 became an independent nation


East_Tocharian   Dico Tools
A dialect of Tocharian


Back to top

East_Turkestan_Islamic_Movement   Dico Tools
A group of Uighur Muslims fighting Chinese control of Xinjiang; declared by China in 2001 to be terrorists although there is a long history of cycles of insurgency and repression


East_Turkistan_Islamic_Movement   Dico Tools
A group of Uighur Muslims fighting Chinese control of Xinjiang; declared by China in 2001 to be terrorists although there is a long history of cycles of insurgency and repression


East_wind   Dico Tools
A wind from the east


Easy   Dico Tools
Plentiful and therefore at low interest rates; easy to come by; "easy money"


Easy   Dico Tools
Less in demand and therefore readily obtainable; "commodities are easy this quarter"


Easy   Dico Tools
Casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; "her easy virtue"; "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"; "wanton behavior"


Easy   Dico Tools
Affording comfort; "soft light that was easy on the eyes"


Easy   Dico Tools
Not strict; "an easy teacher"; "easy standards"; "lenient rules"


Easy   Dico Tools
Posing no difficulty; requiring little effort; "an easy job"; "an easy problem"; "an easy victory"; "the house is easy to heat"; "satisfied with easy answers"; "took the easy way out of his dilemma"


Easy   Dico Tools
Free from worry or anxiety; "knowing that I had done my best, my mind was easy"; "an easy good-natured manner"; "by the time the child faced the actual problem of reading she was familiar and at ease with all the elements words"


Easy   Dico Tools
Performing adroitly and without effort; "her easy grace"; "a facile hand"


Easy   Dico Tools
Marked by moderate steepness; "an easy climb"; "a gentle slope"


Easy   Dico Tools
Readily exploited or tricked; "an easy mark"; "an easy victim"


Easy   Dico Tools
Not harsh; causing little distress; "an easy penalty"


Easy   Dico Tools
Having little impact; "an easy pat on the shoulder"; "gentle rain"; "a gentle breeze"; "a soft (or light) tapping at the window"


Easy   Dico Tools
Not hurried or forced; "an easy walk around the block"; "at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace"


Easy   Dico Tools
Affording pleasure; "easy good looks"


Easy   Dico Tools
In fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich; "they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards"; "easy living"; "a prosperous family"; "his family is well-situated financially"; "well-to-do members of the community"


Easy   Dico Tools
With ease (`easy'' is sometimes used informally for `easily''); "she was easily excited"; "was easily confused"; "he won easily"; "this china breaks very easily"; "success came too easy"


Easy   Dico Tools
In a relaxed manner; or without hardship; "just wanted to take it easy" (`soft'' is nonstandard)


Back to top

Easy   Dico Tools
Without speed (`slow'' is sometimes used informally for `slowly''); "he spoke slowly"; "go easy here--the road is slippery"; "glaciers move tardily"; "please go slow so I can see the sights"


Easygoing   Dico Tools
Taking life easy; "an easygoing man rarely stirred to anger"; "an air of placid sufficiency"


Easygoing   Dico Tools
Not stressful; "an easygoing life as a parttime consultant"


Easygoing   Dico Tools
Not hurried or forced; "an easy walk around the block"; "at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace"


Easygoing   Dico Tools
Unhurried and relaxed; "an easygoing pace"; "a mellow conversation"


Easygoing   Dico Tools
Inclined to be excessively tolerant


Easygoingness   Dico Tools
Being without worry or concern


Easy_chair   Dico Tools
A comfortable upholstered armchair


Easy_going   Dico Tools
Easy unobstructed progress; "after we solved that problem the rest was plain sailing"


Easy_lay   Dico Tools
Street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate


Easy_mark   Dico Tools
A defenseless victim


Easy_money   Dico Tools
Income obtained with a minimum of effort


Easy_money   Dico Tools
The economic condition in which credit is easy to secure


Easy_street   Dico Tools
Financial security


Eat   Dico Tools
Cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid; "The acid corroded the metal"; "The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink"


Eat   Dico Tools
Use up (resources or materials); "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"


Eat   Dico Tools
Eat a meal; take a meal; "We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls"; "I didn''t eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation"


Eat   Dico Tools
Take in solid food; "She was eating a banana"; "What did you eat for dinner last night?"


Eat   Dico Tools
Take in food; used of animals only; "This dog doesn''t eat certain kinds of meat"; "What do whales eat?"


Eat   Dico Tools
Worry or cause anxiety in a persistent way; "What''s eating you?"


Back to top

Eatable   Dico Tools
Any substance that can be used as food


Eatable   Dico Tools
Suitable for use as food


Eatage   Dico Tools
Animal food for browsing or grazing


Eaten   Dico Tools
Having been taken into the mouth for consumption


Eaten_up(p)   Dico Tools
Destroyed or wasted as if by eating; "forests devoured by flame"; "an inheritance eaten up by debt"


Eater   Dico Tools
Any green goods that are good to eat; "these apples are good eaters"


Eater   Dico Tools
Someone who consumes food for nourishment


Eating   Dico Tools
The act of consuming food


Eating_apple   Dico Tools
An apple used primarily for eating raw without cooking


Eating_away   Dico Tools
(geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)


Eating_disorder   Dico Tools
A disorder of the normal eating routine


Eating_house   Dico Tools
A building where people go to eat


Eating_place   Dico Tools
A building where people go to eat


Eating_utensil   Dico Tools
Tableware implements for cutting and eating food


Eaton-Lambert_syndrome   Dico Tools
A disease seen in patients with lung cancer and characterized by weakness and fatigue of hip and thigh muscles and an aching back; caused by antibodies directed against the neuromuscular junctions


Eats   Dico Tools
Informal terms for a meal


Eat_at   Dico Tools
Become ground down or deteriorate; "Her confidence eroded"


Eat_away   Dico Tools
Wear away or erode


Eat_away   Dico Tools
Remove soil or rock; "Rain eroded the terraces"


Eat_in   Dico Tools
Eat at home


Back to top

Eat_into   Dico Tools
Gnaw into; make resentful or angry; "The unjustice rankled her"; "his resentment festered"


Eat_on   Dico Tools
Worry or cause anxiety in a persistent way; "What''s eating you?"


Eat_out   Dico Tools
Eat at a restaurant or at somebody else''s home


Eat_up   Dico Tools
Use up (resources or materials); "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"


Eat_up   Dico Tools
Finish eating all the food on one''s plate or on the table; "She polished off the remaining potatoes"


Eat_up   Dico Tools
Enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing; "The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"


Eau_Claire   Dico Tools
A town in west central Wisconsin


Eau_de_cologne   Dico Tools
A perfumed liquid made of essential oils and alcohol


Eau_de_cologne_mint   Dico Tools
Mint with leaves having perfume like that of the bergamot orange


Eau_de_Javelle   Dico Tools
An aqueous solution of sodium hypochlorite


Eau_de_toilette   Dico Tools
A perfumed liquid lighter than cologne


Eau_de_vie   Dico Tools
Strong coarse brandy


Eaves   Dico Tools
The overhang at the lower edge of a roof


Eavesdrop   Dico Tools
Listen without the speaker''s knowledge; "the jealous man was eavesdropping on his wife''s conversations"


Eavesdropper   Dico Tools
A secret listener to private conversations


Ebb   Dico Tools
The outward flow of the tide


Ebb   Dico Tools
A gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)


Ebb   Dico Tools
Fall away or decline; "The patient''s strength ebbed away"


Ebb   Dico Tools
Hem in fish with stakes and nets so as to prevent them from going back into the sea with the ebb


Ebb   Dico Tools
Flow back or recede; "the tides ebbed at noon"


Back to top

Ebbing   Dico Tools
A gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)


Ebbtide   Dico Tools
The tide while water is flowing out


Ebb_away   Dico Tools
Flow back or recede; "the tides ebbed at noon"


Ebb_down   Dico Tools
Flow back or recede; "the tides ebbed at noon"


Ebb_off   Dico Tools
Flow back or recede; "the tides ebbed at noon"


Ebb_out   Dico Tools
Flow back or recede; "the tides ebbed at noon"


Ebenaceae   Dico Tools
Fruit and timber trees of tropical and warm regions including ebony and persimmon


Ebenales   Dico Tools
Trees or shrubs of the families Ebenaceae or Sapotaceae or Styracaceae or Symplocaceae


Ebionite   Dico Tools
A member of a group of Jews who (during the early history of the Christian Church) accepted Jesus as the Messiah; they accepted the Gospel According to Matthew but rejected St. Paul and continued to follow Jewish law and celebrate Jewish holidays; they we


Ebionite   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the Ebionites or their religion


EBITDA   Dico Tools
Income before interest and taxes and depreciation and amortization have been subtracted; an indicator of a company''s profitability that is watched by investors (especially in leveraged buyouts)


Eblis   Dico Tools
(Islam) the principal evil jinni in Islamic mythology


EbN   Dico Tools
The compass point that is one point north of due east


Ebola   Dico Tools
A severe and often fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys and chimpanzees) caused by the Ebola virus; characterized by high fever and severe internal bleeding; can be spread from person to person; is largely limited to Africa


Ebola_fever   Dico Tools
A severe and often fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys and chimpanzees) caused by the Ebola virus; characterized by high fever and severe internal bleeding; can be spread from person to person; is largely limited to Africa


Ebola_hemorrhagic_fever   Dico Tools
A severe and often fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys and chimpanzees) caused by the Ebola virus; characterized by high fever and severe internal bleeding; can be spread from person to person; is largely limited to Africa


Ebola_virus   Dico Tools
A filovirus that causes Ebola hemorrhagic fever; carried by animals; can be used as a bioweapon


Ebon   Dico Tools
Very dark black


Ebonics   Dico Tools
A nonstandard form of American English spoken by some Black people in the United States


Ebonise   Dico Tools
Stain black to make it look like ebony


Back to top

Ebonite   Dico Tools
A hard nonresilient rubber formed by vulcanizing natural rubber


Ebonize   Dico Tools
Stain black to make it look like ebony


Ebony   Dico Tools
A very dark black


Ebony   Dico Tools
Tropical tree of southern Asia having hard dark-colored heartwood used in cabinetwork


Ebony   Dico Tools
Hard dark-colored heartwood of the ebony tree; used in cabinetwork and for piano keys


Ebony   Dico Tools
Very dark black


Ebony_family   Dico Tools
Fruit and timber trees of tropical and warm regions including ebony and persimmon


Ebony_spleenwort   Dico Tools
Common North American fern with polished black stripes


Ebracteate   Dico Tools
Without bracts


Ebro   Dico Tools
A Spanish river; flows into the Mediterranean


Ebro_River   Dico Tools
A Spanish river; flows into the Mediterranean


EbS   Dico Tools
The compass point that is one point south of due east


Ebullience   Dico Tools
Overflowing with enthusiasm


Ebullient   Dico Tools
Joyously unrestrained


Ebulliently   Dico Tools
In an ebullient manner; "Khrushchev ebulliently promised to supply rockets for the protection of Cuba against American aggression"


Ebullition   Dico Tools
An unrestrained expression of emotion


Eburnation   Dico Tools
A change that occurs in degenerative joint disease in which bone is converted into a dense smooth substance resembling ivory


Eburophyton   Dico Tools
A monocotyledonous genus of the family Orchidaceae


Eburophyton_austinae   Dico Tools
Waxy white nearly leafless plant with stems in clusters and racemes of white flowers; northwestern United States to northern California and east to Idaho


EBV   Dico Tools
The herpes virus that causes infectious mononucleosis; associated with specific cancers in Africa and China


Back to top

EC   Dico Tools
An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members; "he took Britain into Europe"


Ecarte   Dico Tools
A card game for 2 players; played with 32 cards and king high


Ecballium   Dico Tools
Exploding cucumber; squirting cucumber


Ecballium_elaterium   Dico Tools
Mediterranean vine having oblong fruit that when ripe expels its seeds and juice violently when touched


ECC   Dico Tools
(telecommunication) a coding system that incorporates extra parity bits in order to detect errors


Eccentric   Dico Tools
A person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities); "a real character"; "a strange character"; "a friendly eccentric"; "the capable type"; "a mental case"


Eccentric   Dico Tools
A person with an unusual or odd personality


Eccentric   Dico Tools
Not having a common center; not concentric; "eccentric circles"


Eccentric   Dico Tools
Conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual; "restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit"; "famed for his eccentric spelling"; "a freakish combination of styles"; "his off-the-wall antics"; "the outlandish clothes of teena


Eccentricity   Dico Tools
Strange and unconventional behavior


Eccentricity   Dico Tools
A circularity that has a different center or deviates from a circular path


Eccentricity   Dico Tools
(geometry) a ratio describing the shape of a conic section; the ratio of the distance between the foci to the length of the major axis; "a circle is an ellipse with zero eccentricity"


Eccentric_person   Dico Tools
A person with an unusual or odd personality


Ecce_homo   Dico Tools
A representation (a picture or sculpture) of Jesus wearing a crown of thorns


Ecchymosis   Dico Tools
The escape of blood from ruptured blood vessels into the surrounding tissue to form a purple or black-and-blue spot on the skin


Ecchymosis   Dico Tools
The purple or black-and-blue area resulting from a bruise


Eccles   Dico Tools
Australian physiologist noted for his research on the conduction of impulses by nerve cells (1903-1997)


Ecclesiastes   Dico Tools
An Old Testament book consisting of reflections on the vanity of human life; is traditionally attributed to Solomon but probably was written about 250 BC


Ecclesiastic   Dico Tools
A clergyman or other person in religious orders


Ecclesiastic   Dico Tools
Of or associated with a church (especially a Christian Church); "ecclesiastic history"


Back to top

Ecclesiastical   Dico Tools
Of or associated with a church (especially a Christian Church); "ecclesiastic history"


Ecclesiastically   Dico Tools
In an ecclesiastic manner; "the candidate was ecclesiastically endorsed"


Ecclesiastical_attire   Dico Tools
Attire that is appropriate to wear in a church


Ecclesiastical_benefice   Dico Tools
An endowed church office giving income to its holder


Ecclesiastical_calendar   Dico Tools
A calendar of the Christian year indicating the dates of fasts and festivals


Ecclesiastical_law   Dico Tools
The body of codified laws governing the affairs of a Christian church


Ecclesiastical_mode   Dico Tools
Any of a system of modes used in Gregorian chants up until 1600; derived historically from the Greek mode


Ecclesiastical_province   Dico Tools
The district within the jurisdiction of an archbishop or a metropolitan or one of the territorial divisions of an ecclesiastical orderi; "the general of the Jesuits has several provinces under him"


Ecclesiastical_robe   Dico Tools
Attire that is appropriate to wear in a church


Ecclesiasticism   Dico Tools
Excessive adherence to ecclesiastical forms and activities; "their ecclesiasticism overwhelmed their religion"


Ecclesiasticism   Dico Tools
Religion appropriate to a church and to ecclesiastical principles and practices


Ecclesiasticus   Dico Tools
An Apocryphal book mainly of maxims (resembling Proverbs in that respect)


Ecclesiology   Dico Tools
The branch of theology concerned with the nature and the constitution and the functions of a church


Eccles_cake   Dico Tools
A flat round cake of sweetened pastry filled with dried fruit


ECCM   Dico Tools
Electronic warfare undertaken to insure effective friendly use of the electromagnetic spectrum in spite of the enemy''s use of electronic warfare


Eccrine   Dico Tools
(of exocrine glands) producing a clear aqueous secretion without releasing part of the secreting cell; important in regulating body temperature


Eccrine_gland   Dico Tools
A small sweat gland the produces only a fluid; restricted to the human skin


Eccyesis   Dico Tools
Pregnancy resulting from gestation elsewhere than in the uterus


Ecdemic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to a disease that originates outside the locality in which it occurs


Ecdysiast   Dico Tools
A performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music


Back to top

Ecdysis   Dico Tools
Periodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles


Ecesis   Dico Tools
(ecology) the process by which a plant or animal becomes established in a new habitat


ECF   Dico Tools
Liquid containing proteins and electrolytes including the liquid in blood plasma and interstitial fluid; "the body normally has about 15 quarts of extracellular fluid"


ECG   Dico Tools
A graphical recording of the cardiac cycle produced by an electrocardiograph


Echelon   Dico Tools
A diffraction grating consisting of a pile of plates of equal thickness arranged stepwise with a constant offset


Echelon   Dico Tools
A body of troops arranged in a line


Echeneididae   Dico Tools
Fishes having a sucking disk on the head for clinging to other fishes and to ships


Echeneis   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Echeneididae: typical remoras


Echeneis_naucrates   Dico Tools
Remoras found attached to sharks


Echidna   Dico Tools
Burrowing spine-covered monotreme of Australia having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites


Echidna   Dico Tools
New Guinea echidnas


Echidnophaga   Dico Tools
A genus of Siphonaptera


Echidnophaga_gallinacea   Dico Tools
Parasitic on especially the heads of chickens


Echinacea   Dico Tools
Small genus of North American coarse perennial herbs


Echinocactus   Dico Tools
Any cactus of the genus Echinocactus; strongly ribbed and very spiny; southwestern United States to Brazil


Echinocactus_grusonii   Dico Tools
Large cactus of east central Mexico having golden to pale yellow flowers and spines


Echinocereus   Dico Tools
Large genus of low-growing shrubby ribbed cacti of Mexico and southwestern United States


Echinochloa   Dico Tools
Annual or perennial succulent grasses of warm regions


Echinochloa_crusgalli   Dico Tools
A coarse annual panic grass; a cosmopolitan weed; occasionally used for hay or grazing


Echinochloa_frumentacea   Dico Tools
Coarse annual grass cultivated in Japan and southeastern Asia for its edible seeds and for forage; important wildlife food in United States


Back to top

Echinococcosis   Dico Tools
Infestation with larval echinococci (tapeworms)


Echinococcus   Dico Tools
Tapeworms whose larvae are parasitic in humans and domestic animals


Echinoderm   Dico Tools
Marine invertebrates with tube feet and calcite-covered five-part radially symmetrical bodies


Echinodermata   Dico Tools
Radially symmetrical marine invertebrates including e.g. starfish and sea urchins and sea cucumbers


Echinoderm_family   Dico Tools
A family of echinoderms


Echinoderm_genus   Dico Tools
A genus of echinoderms


Echinoidea   Dico Tools
Sea urchins and sand dollars


Echinops   Dico Tools
Genus of Mediterranean and Eurasian herbs: globe thistles


Echinus   Dico Tools
Ovolo molding between the shaft and the abacus of a Doric column


Echinus_esculentus   Dico Tools
A sea urchin that can be eaten


Echium   Dico Tools
A genus of bristly herbs and shrubs of the family Boraginaceae


Echium_vulgare   Dico Tools
A coarse prickly European weed with spikes of blue flowers; naturalized in United States


Echo   Dico Tools
The persistence of a sound after its source has stopped


Echo   Dico Tools
A reply that repeats what has just been said


Echo   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) a nymph who was spurned by Narcissus and pined away until only her voice remained


Echo   Dico Tools
To say again or imitate; "followers echoing the cries of their leaders"


Echo   Dico Tools
Ring or echo with sound; "the hall resounded with laughter"


Echo   Dico Tools
Call to mind; "His words echoed John F. Kennedy"


Echocardiogram   Dico Tools
An image of the heart produced by ultrasonography


Echocardiograph   Dico Tools
A sonograph that creates an image of the heart and its abnormalities


Back to top

Echocardiography   Dico Tools
A noninvasive diagnostic procedure that uses ultrasound to study to structure and motions of the heart


Echoencephalogram   Dico Tools
An image of the brain produced by ultrasonography


Echoencephalograph   Dico Tools
A sonograph that creates an image of the brain and its abnormalities


Echoencephalography   Dico Tools
A noninvasive diagnostic procedure that uses ultrasound to study the anatomy of the brain


Echoic   Dico Tools
(of words) formed in imitation of a natural sound; "onomatopoeic words are imitative of noises"; "it was independently developed in more than one place as an onomatopoetic term"- Harry Hoijer


Echoic   Dico Tools
Like or characteristic of an echo


Echoing(a)   Dico Tools
(of sounds) repeating by reflection; "a hotel with echoing halls"


Echolalia   Dico Tools
(psychiatry) mechanical and meaningless repetition of the words of another person (as in schizophrenia)


Echolalia   Dico Tools
An infant''s repetition of sounds uttered by others


Echoless   Dico Tools
Having or producing no echo; "the echoless darkness"


Echolike   Dico Tools
Like or characteristic of an echo


Echolocation   Dico Tools
Determining the location of something by measuring the time it takes for an echo to return from it


Echovirus   Dico Tools
Any of a group of viruses associated with various diseases including viral meningitis and mild respiratory disorders and diarrhea in newborn infants


Echo_sounder   Dico Tools
A measuring instrument that sends out an acoustic pulse in water and measures distances in terms of the time for the echo of the pulse to return; sonar is an acronym for sound navigation ranging; asdic is an acronym for anti-submarine detection investigat


Echo_sounding   Dico Tools
Determining the location of something by measuring the time it takes for an echo to return from it


Echt   Dico Tools
Not fake or counterfeit; "a genuine Picasso"; "genuine leather"


Eckhart   Dico Tools
German theologian and mystic (1260-1327)


Eclair   Dico Tools
Oblong cream puff


Eclampsia   Dico Tools
A toxic condition characterized by convulsions and possibly coma during or immediately after pregnancy


Eclat   Dico Tools
Brilliant or conspicuous success or effect; "the eclat of a great achievement"


Back to top

Eclat   Dico Tools
Ceremonial elegance and splendor; "entered with much eclat in a coach drawn by eight white horses"


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


Eclectic   Dico Tools
Someone who selects according to the eclectic method


Eclectic   Dico Tools
Selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas


Eclecticism   Dico Tools
Making decisions on the basis of what seems best instead of following some single doctrine or style


Eclecticist   Dico Tools
Someone who selects according to the eclectic method


Eclectic_method   Dico Tools
Making decisions on the basis of what seems best instead of following some single doctrine or style


Eclipse   Dico Tools
One celestial body obscures another


Eclipse   Dico Tools
Cause an eclipse of (a celestial body) by intervention; "The Sun eclipses the moon today"; "Planets and stars often are occulted by other celestial bodies"


Eclipse   Dico Tools
Exceed in importance; outweigh; "This problem overshadows our lives right now"


Eclipse   Dico Tools
Cause an eclipse of; of celestial bodies; "The moon eclipsed the sun"


Eclipsis   Dico Tools
Omission or suppression of parts of words or sentences


Ecliptic   Dico Tools
The great circle representing the apparent annual path of the sun; the plane of the Earth''s orbit around the sun; makes an angle of about 23 degrees with the equator; "all of the planets rotate the sun in approximately the same ecliptic"


Eclogue   Dico Tools
A short descriptive poem of rural or pastoral life


ECM   Dico Tools
Electronic warfare undertaken to prevent or reduce an enemy''s effective use of the electromagnetic spectrum


Eco-warfare   Dico Tools
Violence carried out to further the political or social objectives of the environmentalists


Ecobabble   Dico Tools
Using the technical language of ecology to make the user seem ecologically aware


Ecologic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the science of ecology; "ecological research"


Ecologic   Dico Tools
Characterized by the interdependence of living organisms in an environment; "an ecological disaster"


Ecological   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the science of ecology; "ecological research"


Back to top

Ecological   Dico Tools
Characterized by the interdependence of living organisms in an environment; "an ecological disaster"


Ecologically   Dico Tools
With respect to ecology; "ecologically speaking, this idea is brilliant; economically, it is a disaster"


Ecological_niche   Dico Tools
(ecology) the status of an organism within its environment and community (affecting its survival as a species)


Ecological_succession   Dico Tools
(ecology) the gradual and orderly process of change in an ecosystem brought about by the progressive replacement of one community by another until a stable climax is established


Ecological_terrorism   Dico Tools
Violence carried out to further the political or social objectives of the environmentalists


Ecological_warfare   Dico Tools
Violence carried out to further the political or social objectives of the environmentalists


Ecologist   Dico Tools
A biologist who studies the relation between organisms and their environment


Ecology   Dico Tools
The branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment


Ecology   Dico Tools
The environment as it relates to living organisms; "it changed the ecology of the island"


Econometric   Dico Tools
Of or relating to econometrics; "econometric theories"


Econometrician   Dico Tools
An economist who uses statistical and mathematical methods


Econometrics   Dico Tools
The application of mathematics and statistics to the study of economic and financial data


Econometrist   Dico Tools
An economist who uses statistical and mathematical methods


Economic   Dico Tools
Using the minimum of time or resources necessary for effectiveness; "an economic use of home heating oil"; "a modern economical heating system"; "an economical use of her time"


Economic   Dico Tools
Financially rewarding; "it was no longer economic to keep the factory open"; "have to keep prices high enough to make it economic to continue the service"


Economic   Dico Tools
Concerned with worldly necessities of life (especially money); "he wrote the book primarily for economic reasons"; "gave up the large house for economic reasons"; "in economic terms they are very privileged"


Economic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the science of economics; "economic theory"


Economic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to an economy, the system of production and management of material wealth; "economic growth"; "aspects of social, political, and economical life"


Economical   Dico Tools
Using the minimum of time or resources necessary for effectiveness; "an economic use of home heating oil"; "a modern economical heating system"; "an economical use of her time"


Economical   Dico Tools
Avoiding waste; "an economical meal"; "an economical shopper"; "a frugal farmer"; "a frugal lunch"; "a sparing father and a spending son"; "sparing in their use of heat and light"; "stinting in bestowing gifts"; "thrifty because they remember the great De


Back to top

Economical   Dico Tools
Of or relating to an economy, the system of production and management of material wealth; "economic growth"; "aspects of social, political, and economical life"


Economically   Dico Tools
With respect to economic science; "economically this proposal makes no sense"


Economically   Dico Tools
With respect to the economic system; "economically the country is worse off"


Economics   Dico Tools
The branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management


Economics_department   Dico Tools
The academic department responsible for teaching and research in economics


Economics_profession   Dico Tools
The body of professional economists


Economic_aid   Dico Tools
A gift of money to support a worthy person or cause


Economic_and_Social_Council   Dico Tools
A permanent council of the United Nations; responsible for economic and social conditions


Economic_and_Social_Council_commission   Dico Tools
A commission of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations


Economic_Commission_for_Africa   Dico Tools
The commission of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations that is concerned with economic development of African nations


Economic_Commission_for_Asia_and_the_Far_East   Dico Tools
The commission of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations that is concerned with economic development of countries in Asia and the Far East


Economic_Commission_for_Europe   Dico Tools
The commission of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations that is concerned with economic development in Europe


Economic_Commission_for_Latin_America   Dico Tools
The commission of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations that is concerned with economic development in Latin America


Economic_condition   Dico Tools
The condition of finances


Economic_consumption   Dico Tools
(economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing; "the consumption of energy has increased steadily"


Economic_crisis   Dico Tools
A long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment


Economic_expert   Dico Tools
An expert in the science of economics


Economic_geography   Dico Tools
The branch of geography concerned with the production and distribution of commodities


Economic_geology   Dico Tools
The branch of geology that deals with economically valuable geological materials


Economic_growth   Dico Tools
Steady growth in the productive capacity of the economy (and so a growth of national income)


Back to top

Economic_mobilisation   Dico Tools
Mobilization of the economy


Economic_mobilization   Dico Tools
Mobilization of the economy


Economic_policy   Dico Tools
A government policy for maintaining economic growth and tax revenues


Economic_process   Dico Tools
Any process affecting the production and development and management of material wealth


Economic_rent   Dico Tools
The return derived from cultivated land in excess of that derived from the poorest land cultivated under similar conditions


Economic_science   Dico Tools
The branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management


Economic_strangulation   Dico Tools
Punishment of a group by cutting off commercial dealings with them; "the economic strangulation of the Jews by the Nazi Party"


Economic_system   Dico Tools
The system of production and distribution and consumption


Economic_theory   Dico Tools
(economics) a theory of commercial activities (such as the production and consumption of goods)


Economic_value   Dico Tools
The amount (of money or goods or services) that is considered to be a fair equivalent for something else; "he tried to estimate the value of the produce at normal prices"


Economise   Dico Tools
Use cautiously and frugally; "I try to economize my spare time"; "conserve your energy for the ascent to the summit"


Economise   Dico Tools
Spend sparingly, avoid the waste of; "This move will save money"; "The less fortunate will have to economize now"


Economiser   Dico Tools
A frugal person who limits spending and avoids waste


Economist   Dico Tools
An expert in the science of economics


Economize   Dico Tools
Use cautiously and frugally; "I try to economize my spare time"; "conserve your energy for the ascent to the summit"


Economize   Dico Tools
Spend sparingly, avoid the waste of; "This move will save money"; "The less fortunate will have to economize now"


Economizer   Dico Tools
A frugal person who limits spending and avoids waste


Economy   Dico Tools
An act of economizing; reduction in cost; "it was a small economy to walk to work every day"; "there was a saving of 50 cents"


Economy   Dico Tools
Frugality in the expenditure of money or resources; "the Scots are famous for their economy"


Economy   Dico Tools
The efficient use of resources; "economy of effort"


Back to top

Economy   Dico Tools
The system of production and distribution and consumption


Economy_of_scale   Dico Tools
The saving in cost of production that is due to mass production


ECOSOC   Dico Tools
A permanent council of the United Nations; responsible for economic and social conditions


ECOSOC_commission   Dico Tools
A commission of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations


Ecosystem   Dico Tools
A system formed by the interaction of a community of organisms with their physical environment


Ecoterrorism   Dico Tools
Violence carried out to further the political or social objectives of the environmentalists


Ecotourism   Dico Tools
Tourism to exotic or threatened ecosystems to observe wildlife or to help preserve nature


Ecphonesis   Dico Tools
An exclamatory rhetorical device; "O tempore! O mores"


Ecrevisse   Dico Tools
Small crayfish of Europe and Asia and western North America


Ecrevisse   Dico Tools
Tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly


Ecru   Dico Tools
A very light brown


Ecstasy   Dico Tools
Street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine


Ecstasy   Dico Tools
A state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion; "listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens


Ecstasy   Dico Tools
A state of elated bliss


Ecstatic   Dico Tools
Feeling great rapture or delight


Ecstatically   Dico Tools
In an ecstatic manner; "he reacted ecstatically to my plan to travel to Africa"


Ecstatic_state   Dico Tools
A trance induced by intense religious devotion; does not show reduced bodily functions that are typical of other trances


ECT   Dico Tools
The administration of a strong electric current that passes through the brain to induce convulsions and coma


Ectasia   Dico Tools
Dilatation or distension of a hollow organ


Ectasis   Dico Tools
Dilatation or distension of a hollow organ


Back to top

Ectoblast   Dico Tools
The outer germ layer that develops into skin and nervous tissue


Ectoderm   Dico Tools
The outer germ layer that develops into skin and nervous tissue


Ectodermal   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the ectoderm


Ectodermic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the ectoderm


Ectomorph   Dico Tools
A person with a thin non-muscular body


Ectomorphic   Dico Tools
Having a lightly-muscled build with long limbs


Ectomorphy   Dico Tools
Slender, weak, and lightweight


Ectoparasite   Dico Tools
Any external parasitic organism (as fleas)


Ectopia   Dico Tools
Abnormal position of a part or organ (especially at the time of birth)


Ectopic   Dico Tools
Exhibiting ectopia


Ectopic_gestation   Dico Tools
Pregnancy resulting from gestation elsewhere than in the uterus


Ectopic_pregnancy   Dico Tools
Pregnancy resulting from gestation elsewhere than in the uterus


Ectopistes   Dico Tools
A genus of Columbidae


Ectopistes_migratorius   Dico Tools
Gregarious North American migratory pigeon now extinct


Ectoplasm   Dico Tools
The outer granule-free layer of cytoplasm


Ectoplasm   Dico Tools
(spiritualism) a substance supposed to emanate from the body of the medium during a trance


Ectoproct   Dico Tools
Sessile mosslike aquatic animal having the anus of the polyp outside the crown of tentacles


Ectoprocta   Dico Tools
Coextensive with or a subphylum of Bryozoa


Ectotherm   Dico Tools
An animal whose body temperature varies with the temperature of its surroundings; any animal except birds and mammals


Ectothermic   Dico Tools
Of animals except birds and mammals; having body temperature that varies with the environment


Back to top

Ectozoan   Dico Tools
Any external parasitic organism (as fleas)


Ectozoan   Dico Tools
Of or relating to epizoa


Ectozoon   Dico Tools
Any external parasitic organism (as fleas)


Ectrodactyly   Dico Tools
Congenital abnormality involving the absence of some fingers or toes


Ecuador   Dico Tools
A republic in northwestern South America; became independent from Spain in 1822; the landscape is dominated by the Andes


Ecuadoran   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Ecuador


Ecuadoran_monetary_unit   Dico Tools
Monetary unit in Ecuador


Ecuadorian   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Ecuador


Ecuadorian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of Ecuador or its people; "Ecuadorian folklore"


Ecumenic   Dico Tools
Concerned with promoting unity among churches or religions; "ecumenical thinking"; "ecumenical activities"; "the ecumenical movement"


Ecumenical   Dico Tools
Of worldwide scope or applicability; "an issue of cosmopolitan import"; "the shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time"- Christopher Morley; "universal experience"


Ecumenical   Dico Tools
Concerned with promoting unity among churches or religions; "ecumenical thinking"; "ecumenical activities"; "the ecumenical movement"


Ecumenicalism   Dico Tools
(Christianity) the doctrine of the ecumenical movement that promotes cooperation and better understanding among different religious denominations: aimed at universal Christian unity


Ecumenical_movement   Dico Tools
A movement among Protestant groups aimed at universal Christian unity


Ecumenical_Movement   Dico Tools
A movement (especially among Protestant denominations) aimed to promote understanding and cooperation among Christian churches; aimed ultimately at universal Christian unity


Ecumenicism   Dico Tools
(Christianity) the doctrine of the ecumenical movement that promotes cooperation and better understanding among different religious denominations: aimed at universal Christian unity


Ecumenism   Dico Tools
(Christianity) the doctrine of the ecumenical movement that promotes cooperation and better understanding among different religious denominations: aimed at universal Christian unity


Eczema   Dico Tools
Generic term for inflammatory conditions of the skin; particularly with vesiculation in the acute stages


Eczema_herpeticum   Dico Tools
Eczema characterized by a feverish condition and widespread eruption of vesicles; most common in children


Eczema_hypertrophicum   Dico Tools
Eczema characterized by thickening of the skin with accentuated skin lines


Back to top

Eczema_marginatum   Dico Tools
Fungal infection of the groin (most common in men)


Eczema_vaccinatum   Dico Tools
A now rare complication of vaccinia superimposed on atopic dermatitis with high fever and generalized vesicles and papulovesicles


ED   Dico Tools
Impotence resulting from a man''s inability to have or maintain an erection of his penis


Edacious   Dico Tools
Devouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves"; "voracious sharks"


Edacity   Dico Tools
Extreme gluttony


Edacity   Dico Tools
Excessive desire to eat


Edam   Dico Tools
Mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls encased in a red covering


Edaphosauridae   Dico Tools
A family of reptiles of the order Pelycosauria


Edaphosaurus   Dico Tools
Heavy-bodied reptile with a dorsal sail or crest; of the late Paleozoic


EdD   Dico Tools
A doctor''s degree in education


Edda   Dico Tools
Either of two distinct works in Old Icelandic dating from the late 13th century and consisting of 34 mythological and heroic ballads composed between 800 and 1200; the primary source for Scandanavian mythology


Edda   Dico Tools
Tropical starchy tuberous root


Eddie_Rickenbacker   Dico Tools
The most decorated United States combat pilot in World War I (1890-1973)


Eddington   Dico Tools
English astronomer remembered for his popular elucidation of relativity theory (1882-1944)


Eddo   Dico Tools
Edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants


Eddy   Dico Tools
A miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself


Eddy   Dico Tools
Founder of Christian Science in 1866 (1821-1910)


Eddy   Dico Tools
Flow in a circular current, of liquids


Eddy_Merckx   Dico Tools
Belgian racing cyclist who won the Tour de France five times (born in 1945)


Edecrin   Dico Tools
Diuretic (trade name Edecrin) used to treat edema


Back to top

Edelweiss   Dico Tools
Alpine perennial plant native to Europe having leaves covered with whitish down and small flower heads held in stars of glistening whitish bracts


Edema   Dico Tools
Swelling from excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissue


Edematous   Dico Tools
Swollen with an excessive accumulation of fluid


Eden   Dico Tools
A beautiful garden where Adam and Eve were placed at the Creation; when they disobeyed and ate the forbidden fruit from the tree of knowledge of good and evil they were driven from their paradise (the fall of man)


Eden   Dico Tools
Any place of complete bliss and delight and peace


Edental   Dico Tools
Having few if any teeth; "anteaters are edentate animals"


Edentata   Dico Tools
Order of mammals having few or no teeth including: New World anteaters; sloths; armadillos


Edentate   Dico Tools
Primitive terrestrial mammal with few if any teeth; of tropical Central America and South America


Edentate   Dico Tools
Having few if any teeth; "anteaters are edentate animals"


Edentulate   Dico Tools
Having few if any teeth; "anteaters are edentate animals"


Edentulous   Dico Tools
Having lost teeth


Ederle   Dico Tools
United States swimmer who in 1926 became the first woman to swim the English Channel (1903-)


Edgar   Dico Tools
The younger brother of Edwy who became king of Northumbria when it renounced Edwy; on Edwy''s death he succeeded to the throne of England (944-975)


Edgard_Lawrence_Doctorow   Dico Tools
United States novelist (born in 1931)


Edgard_Varese   Dico Tools
United States composer (born in France) whose music combines dissonance with complex rhythms and the use of electronic techniques (1883-1965)


Edgar_Albert_Guest   Dico Tools
United States journalist (born in England) noted for his syndicated homey verse (1881-1959)


Edgar_Allen_Poe   Dico Tools
United States writer and poet (1809-1849)


Edgar_Douglas_Adrian   Dico Tools
English physiologist who conducted research into the function of neurons; 1st Baron of Cambridge (1889-1997)


Edgar_Guest   Dico Tools
United States journalist (born in England) noted for his syndicated homey verse (1881-1959)


Edgar_Lee_Masters   Dico Tools
United States poet (1869-1950)


Back to top

Edgar_Rice_Burroughs   Dico Tools
United States novelist and author of the Tarzan stories (1875-1950)


Edgar_Wallace   Dico Tools
English writer noted for his crime novels (1875-1932)


Edge   Dico Tools
A sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object; "he rounded the edges of the box"


Edge   Dico Tools
A strip near the boundary of an object; "he jotted a note on the margin of the page"


Edge   Dico Tools
A slight competitive advantage; "he had an edge on the competition"


Edge   Dico Tools
The attribute of urgency; "his voice had an edge to it"


Edge   Dico Tools
The boundary of a surface


Edge   Dico Tools
A line determining the limits of an area


Edge   Dico Tools
Provide with an edge; "edge a blade"


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


Edge   Dico Tools
Advance slowly, as if by inches; "He edged towards the car"


Edge   Dico Tools
Provide with a border or edge; "edge the tablecloth with embroidery"


Edged   Dico Tools
Having a specified kind of border or edge; "a black-edged card"; "dried sweat left salt-edged patches"


Edged   Dico Tools
Having a cutting edge or especially an edge or edges as specified; often used in combination; "an edged knife"; "a two-edged sword"


Edged   Dico Tools
(of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character; "cutting remarks"; "edged satire"; "a stinging comment"


Edgeless   Dico Tools
Lacking a cutting edge


Edger   Dico Tools
Garden tool for cutting grass around the edges of a yard


Edger   Dico Tools
A person who puts finishing edges on a garment


Edgeways   Dico Tools
With the edge forward or on, by, or toward the edge; "he sawed the board edgeways"; "held it edgewise"


Edgeways   Dico Tools
As if by an edge; barely; "I could not get a word in edgewise"


Back to top

Edgewise   Dico Tools
With the edge forward or on, by, or toward the edge; "he sawed the board edgeways"; "held it edgewise"


Edgewise   Dico Tools
As if by an edge; barely; "I could not get a word in edgewise"


Edge_in   Dico Tools
Push one''s way into (a space)


Edge_tool   Dico Tools
Any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge)


Edge_up   Dico Tools
Push one''s way into (a space)


Edginess   Dico Tools
Feelings of anxiety that make you tense and irritable


Edging   Dico Tools
Border consisting of anything placed on the edge to finish something (such as a fringe on clothing or on a rug)


Edgy   Dico Tools
Being in a tense state


Edibility   Dico Tools
The property of being fit to eat


Edible   Dico Tools
Any substance that can be used as food


Edible   Dico Tools
Suitable for use as food


Edible-podded_pea   Dico Tools
A variety of pea plant producing peas having soft thick edible pods lacking the fibrous inner lining of the common pea


Edible-pod_pea   Dico Tools
A variety of pea plant producing peas having soft thick edible pods lacking the fibrous inner lining of the common pea


Edibleness   Dico Tools
The property of being fit to eat


Edible_asparagus   Dico Tools
Plant whose succulent young shoots are cooked and eaten as a vegetable


Edible_banana   Dico Tools
Widely cultivated species of banana trees bearing compact hanging clusters of commercially important edible yellow fruit


Edible_bean   Dico Tools
Any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae


Edible_cockle   Dico Tools
Common edible European cockle


Edible_corn   Dico Tools
Ears of corn grown for human food


Edible_fat   Dico Tools
Oily or greasy matter making up the bulk of fatty tissue in animals and in seeds and other plant tissue


Back to top

Edible_fruit   Dico Tools
Edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh


Edible_mussel   Dico Tools
Dark-shelled edible mussel that lives attached to rocks


Edible_nut   Dico Tools
A hard-shelled seed consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell


Edible_sea_urchin   Dico Tools
A sea urchin that can be eaten


Edible_seed   Dico Tools
Many are used as seasoning


Edible_snail   Dico Tools
One of the chief edible snails


Edict   Dico Tools
A legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge); "a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there"


Edict   Dico Tools
A formal or authoritative proclamation


Edification   Dico Tools
Uplifting enlightenment


Edifice   Dico Tools
A structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"


Edified   Dico Tools
Instructed and encouraged in moral, intellectual, and spiritual improvement


Edify   Dico Tools
Make understand; "Can you enlighten me--I don''t understand this proposal"


Edifying   Dico Tools
Enlightening or uplifting so as to encourage intellectual or moral improvement; "the paintings in the church served an edifying purpose even for those who could not read"


Edinburgh   Dico Tools
The capital of Scotland; located in the Lothian Region on the south side of the Firth of Forth


Edirne   Dico Tools
A city in northwestern Turkey; a Thracian town that was rebuilt and renamed by the Roman emperor Hadrian


Edison   Dico Tools
United States inventor; inventions included the phonograph and incandescent electric light and the microphone and the Kinetoscope (1847-1931)


Edit   Dico Tools
Prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting; "Edit a a book on lexical semantics"; "she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages"


Edit   Dico Tools
Cut or eliminate; "she edited the juiciest scenes"


Edit   Dico Tools
Cut and assemble the components of; "edit film"; "cut recording tape"


Edit   Dico Tools
Supervise the publication of; "The same family has been editing the influential newspaper for almost 100 years"


Back to top

Edited   Dico Tools
Improved or corrected by critical editing; "the emended text"


Edith_Cavell   Dico Tools
English nurse who remained in Brussels after the German occupation in order to help Allied prisoners escape; was caught and executed by the Germans (1865-1915)


Edith_Giovanna_Gassion   Dico Tools
French cabaret singer (1915-1963)


Edith_Louisa_Cavell   Dico Tools
English nurse who remained in Brussels after the German occupation in order to help Allied prisoners escape; was caught and executed by the Germans (1865-1915)


Edith_Newbold_Jones_Wharton   Dico Tools
United States novelist (1862-1937)


Edith_Piaf   Dico Tools
French cabaret singer (1915-1963)


Edith_Wharton   Dico Tools
United States novelist (1862-1937)


Editing   Dico Tools
Putting something (as a literary work or a legislative bill) into acceptable form


Edition   Dico Tools
Something a little different from others of the same type; "an experimental version of the night fighter"; "an emery wheel is a modern variant of the grindstone"; "the boy is a younger edition of his father"


Edition   Dico Tools
The form in which a text (especially a printed book) is published


Edition   Dico Tools
An issue of a newspaper; "he read it in yesterday''s edition of the Times"


Edition   Dico Tools
All of the identical copies of something offered to the public at the same time; "the first edition appeared in 1920"; "it was too late for the morning edition"; "they issued a limited edition of Bach recordings"


Editor   Dico Tools
(computer science) a program designed to perform such editorial functions as rearrangement or modification or deletion of data


Editor   Dico Tools
A person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine)


Editorial   Dico Tools
An article giving opinions or perspectives


Editorial   Dico Tools
Of or relating to an article stating opinions or giving perspectives; "editorial column"


Editorial   Dico Tools
Relating to or characteristic of an editor; "editorial duties"


Editorialise   Dico Tools
Insert personal opinions into an objective statement


Editorialist   Dico Tools
A journalist who writes editorials


Editorialize   Dico Tools
Insert personal opinions into an objective statement


Back to top

Editorially   Dico Tools
By means of an editorial; "the paper commented editorially on the scandal"


Editorial_department   Dico Tools
The department of a publishing business that edits material for publication


Editorship   Dico Tools
The position of editor


Editor_in_chief   Dico Tools
A person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine)


Editor_program   Dico Tools
(computer science) a program designed to perform such editorial functions as rearrangement or modification or deletion of data


Edit_out   Dico Tools
Cut and assemble the components of; "edit film"; "cut recording tape"


Edmond_de_Goncourt   Dico Tools
French writer who collaborated with his brother Jules de Goncourt on many books and who in his will established the Prix Goncourt (1822-1896)


Edmond_Halley   Dico Tools
English astronomer who used Newton''s laws of motion to predict the period of a comet (1656-1742)


Edmond_Hoyle   Dico Tools
English writer on games (1672-1769)


Edmond_Louis_Antoine_Huot_de_Goncourt   Dico Tools
French writer who collaborated with his brother Jules de Goncourt on many books and who in his will established the Prix Goncourt (1822-1896)


Edmond_Malone   Dico Tools
English scholar remembered for his chronology of Shakespeare''s plays and his editions of Shakespeare and Dryden (1741-1812)


Edmond_Rostand   Dico Tools
French dramatist and poet (1868-1918)


Edmonton   Dico Tools
The capital of the province of Alberta


Edmontonia   Dico Tools
Heavily armored and highly spiked dinosaur with semi-upright posture


Edmontosaurus   Dico Tools
Duck-billed dinosaur from Canada found as a fossilized mummy with skin


Edmund_Burke   Dico Tools
English statesman famous for his oratory; pleaded the cause of the American colonists in Parliament and defended the parliamentary system (1729-1797)


Edmund_Cartwright   Dico Tools
English clergyman who invented the power loom (1743-1823)


Edmund_Charles_Edouard_Genet   Dico Tools
French diplomat who in 1793 tried to draw the United States into the war between France and England (1763-1834)


Edmund_Halley   Dico Tools
English astronomer who used Newton''s laws of motion to predict the period of a comet (1656-1742)


Edmund_Hillary   Dico Tools
New Zealand mountaineer who first attained the summit of Mount Everest with his Sherpa guide Tenzing Norgay (born in 1919)


Back to top

Edmund_Husserl   Dico Tools
German philosopher who developed phenomenology (1859-1938)


Edmund_I   Dico Tools
King of the English who succeeded Athelstan; he drove out the Danes and made peace with Scotland (921-946)


Edmund_II   Dico Tools
King of the English who led resistance to Canute but was defeated and forced to divide the kingdom with Canute (980-1016)


Edmund_Ironside   Dico Tools
King of the English who led resistance to Canute but was defeated and forced to divide the kingdom with Canute (980-1016)


Edmund_John_Millington_Synge   Dico Tools
Irish poet and playwright whose plays are based on rural Irish life (1871-1909)


Edmund_Kean   Dico Tools
English actor noted for his portrayals of Shakespeare''s great tragic characters (1789-1833)


Edmund_Malone   Dico Tools
English scholar remembered for his chronology of Shakespeare''s plays and his editions of Shakespeare and Dryden (1741-1812)


Edmund_Spenser   Dico Tools
English poet who wrote an allegorical romance celebrating Elizabeth I in the Spenserian stanza (1552-1599)


Edmund_Wilson   Dico Tools
United States literary critic (1895-1972)


Edna_Ferber   Dico Tools
United States novelist; author of several popular novels (1887-1968)


Edna_Millay   Dico Tools
United States poet (1892-1950)


Edna_O'Brien   Dico Tools
Irish writer (born in 1932)


Edna_Saint_Vincent_Millay   Dico Tools
United States poet (1892-1950)


Edo   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city of Japan; the economic and cultural center of Japan


Edo   Dico Tools
A member of a west African people living in the tropical forest region of southern Nigeria


Edouard_Lemaitre   Dico Tools
Belgian cosmologist who proposed the big-bang theory of the origin of the universe (1894-1966)


Edouard_Manet   Dico Tools
French painter whose work influenced the impressionists (1832-1883)


Edouard_Vuillard   Dico Tools
French painter (1868-1940)


EDP   Dico Tools
Automatic data processing by electronic means without the use of tabulating cards or punched tapes


Edronax   Dico Tools
An antidepressant drug that blocks the reuptake of norepinephrine


Back to top

EDS   Dico Tools
A rapid automatic system to detect plastic explosives in passengers'' luggage using X-ray technology and computers; designed for use in airports


Edsel_Bryant_Ford   Dico Tools
Son of Henry Ford (1893-1943)


Eduard_Buchner   Dico Tools
German organic chemist who studied alcoholic fermentation and discovered zymase (1860-1917)


Educate   Dico Tools
Create by training and teaching; "The old master is training world-class violinists"; "we develop the leaders for the future"


Educate   Dico Tools
Give an education to; "We must educate our youngsters better"


Educate   Dico Tools
Train to be discriminative in taste or judgment; "Cultivate your musical taste"; "Train your tastebuds"; "She is well schooled in poetry"


Educated   Dico Tools
Possessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge)


Educated   Dico Tools
Adequately educated in the use of numerical terms and concepts especially in arithmetical operations


Educated   Dico Tools
Having or based on relevant experience; "an educated guess"; "an enlightened electorate"


Educatee   Dico Tools
A learner who is enrolled in an educational institution


Education   Dico Tools
The profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)


Education   Dico Tools
The activities of educating or instructing or teaching; activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good teaching is seldom rewarded"


Education   Dico Tools
The result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior); "a woman of breeding and refinement"


Education   Dico Tools
The gradual process of acquiring knowledge; "education is a preparation for life"; "a girl''s education was less important than a boy''s"


Education   Dico Tools
Knowledge acquired by learning and instruction; "it was clear that he had a very broad education"


Education   Dico Tools
The United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979


Educational   Dico Tools
Providing knowledge; "an educational film"


Educational   Dico Tools
Relating to the process of education; "educational psychology"


Educationalist   Dico Tools
A specialist in the theory of education


Educationally   Dico Tools
In an educational manner; "the assistant masters formed a committee of their own to consider what could be done educationally for the town"


Back to top

Educational_activity   Dico Tools
The activities of educating or instructing or teaching; activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good teaching is seldom rewarded"


Educational_institution   Dico Tools
An institution dedicated to education


Educational_program   Dico Tools
A program for providing education


Educationist   Dico Tools
A specialist in the theory of education


Education_Department   Dico Tools
The United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979


Education_Secretary   Dico Tools
The position of the head of the Education Department; "the post of Education Secretary was created in 1979"


Education_Secretary   Dico Tools
The person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Education; "Carter appointed Shirley Hufstedler as the first Secretary of Education"


Educative   Dico Tools
Resulting in education; "an educative experience"


Educator   Dico Tools
Someone who educates young people


Educe   Dico Tools
Develop or evolve, especially from a latent or potential state


Educe   Dico Tools
Deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant"


Edulcorate   Dico Tools
Make sweeter in taste


Edutainment   Dico Tools
Entertainment that is intended to be educational


Edvard_Grieg   Dico Tools
Norwegian composer whose work was often inspired by Norwegian folk music (1843-1907)


Edvard_Hagerup_Grieg   Dico Tools
Norwegian composer whose work was often inspired by Norwegian folk music (1843-1907)


Edvard_Munch   Dico Tools
Norwegian painter (1863-1944)


Edward   Dico Tools
Son of Edward III who defeated the French at Crecy and Poitiers in the Hundred Years'' War (1330-1376)


Edward   Dico Tools
Third son of Elizabeth II (born in 1964)


Edwardian   Dico Tools
Someone belonging to (or as if belonging to) the era of Edward VII


Edwardian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of the era of Edward VII in England; "Edwardian furniture"


Back to top

Edwards   Dico Tools
American theologian whose sermons and writings stimulated a period of renewed interest in religion in America (1703-1758)


Edward_Albee   Dico Tools
United States dramatist (1928-)


Edward_Antony_Richard_Louis   Dico Tools
Third son of Elizabeth II (born in 1964)


Edward_Appleton   Dico Tools
English physicist remembered for his studies of the ionosphere (1892-1966)


Edward_Benjamin_Britten   Dico Tools
Major English composer of the 20th century; noted for his operas (1913-1976)


Edward_Bouverie_Pusey   Dico Tools
English theologian who (with John Henry Newman and John Keble) founded the Oxford Movement (1800-1882)


Edward_Calvin_Kendall   Dico Tools
United States biochemist who discovered cortisone (1886-1972)


Edward_Durell_Stone   Dico Tools
United States architect (1902-1978)


Edward_Estlin_Cummings   Dico Tools
United States writer noted for his typographically eccentric poetry (1894-1962)


Edward_Everett_Hale   Dico Tools
Prolific United States writer (1822-1909)


Edward_Fitzgerald   Dico Tools
English poet remembered primarily for his free translation of the poetry of Omar Khayyam (1809-1883)


Edward_Franklin_Albeen   Dico Tools
United States dramatist (1928-)


Edward_G._Robinson   Dico Tools
United States film actor noted for playing gangster roles (1893-1973)


Edward_George_Earle_Bulwer-Lytton   Dico Tools
English writer of historical romances (1803-1873)


Edward_Gibbon   Dico Tools
English historian best known for his history of the Roman Empire (1737-1794)


Edward_Goldenberg_Robinson   Dico Tools
United States film actor noted for playing gangster roles (1893-1973)


Edward_Henry_Harriman   Dico Tools
United States railway tycoon (1848-1909)


Edward_I   Dico Tools
King of England from 1272 to 1307; conquered Wales (1239-1307)


Edward_II   Dico Tools
King of England from 1307 to 1327 and son of Edward I; was defeated at Bannockburn by the Scots led by Robert the Bruce; was deposed and died in prison (1284-1327)


Edward_III   Dico Tools
Son of Edward II and King of England from 1327-1377; his claim to the French throne provoked the Hundred Years'' War; his reign was marked by an epidemic of the Black Plague and by the emergence of the Commons as the powerful arm of Parliament (1312-1377)


Back to top

Edward_IV   Dico Tools
King of England from 1461 to 1470 and from 1471 to 1483; was dethroned in 1470 but regained the throne in 1471 by his victory at the battle of Tewkesbury (1442-1483)


Edward_James_Hughes   Dico Tools
English poet (born in 1930)


Edward_James_Muggeridge   Dico Tools
United States motion-picture pioneer remembered for his pictures of running horses taken with a series of still cameras (1830-1904)


Edward_Jean_Steichen   Dico Tools
United States photographer who pioneered artistic photography (1879-1973)


Edward_Jenner   Dico Tools
English physician who pioneered vaccination; Jenner inoculated people with small amounts of cowpox to prevent them from getting smallpox (1749-1823)


Edward_Kendall   Dico Tools
United States biochemist who discovered cortisone (1886-1972)


Edward_Kennedy_Ellington   Dico Tools
United States jazz composer and piano player and bandleader (1899-1974)


Edward_Lawrie_Tatum   Dico Tools
United States biochemist who discovered how genes act by regulating definite chemical events (1909-1975)


Edward_Lear   Dico Tools
British artist and writer of nonsense verse (1812-1888)


Edward_Lee_Thorndike   Dico Tools
United States educational psychologist (1874-1949)


Edward_MacDowell   Dico Tools
United States composer best remembered as a composer of works for the piano (1860-1908)


Edward_Morley   Dico Tools
United States chemist and physicist who collaborated with Michelson in the Michelson-Morley experiment (1838-1923)


Edward_Osborne_Wilson   Dico Tools
United States entomologist who has generalized from social insects to other animals including humans (born in 1929)


Edward_Pusey   Dico Tools
English theologian who (with John Henry Newman and John Keble) founded the Oxford Movement (1800-1882)


Edward_R._Murrow   Dico Tools
United States broadcast journalist remembered for his reports from London during World War II (1908-1965)


Edward_Roscoe_Murrow   Dico Tools
United States broadcast journalist remembered for his reports from London during World War II (1908-1965)


Edward_Sapir   Dico Tools
Anthropologist and linguist; studied languages of North American Indians (1884-1939)


Edward_Teach   Dico Tools
An English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718)


Edward_Teller   Dico Tools
United States physicist (born in Hungary) who worked on the first atom bombs and the first hydrogen bomb (born in 1908)


Edward_Thatch   Dico Tools
An English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718)


Back to top

Edward_the_Confessor   Dico Tools
Son of Ethelred the Unready; King of England from 1042 to 1066; he founded Westminster Abbey where he was eventually buried (1003-1066)


Edward_the_Elder   Dico Tools
King of Wessex whose military success against the Danes made it possible for his son Athelstan to become the first king of all England (870-924)


Edward_the_Martyr   Dico Tools
King of England who was a son of Edgar; he was challenged for the throne by supporters of his half-brother Ethelred II who eventually murdered him (963-978)


Edward_V   Dico Tools
King of England who was crowned at the age of 13 on the death of his father Edward IV but was immediately confined to the Tower of London where he and his younger brother were murdered (1470-1483)


Edward_Vernon_Rickenbacker   Dico Tools
The most decorated United States combat pilot in World War I (1890-1973)


Edward_VI   Dico Tools
King of England and Ireland from 1547 to 1553; son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour; died of tuberculosis (1537-1553)


Edward_VII   Dico Tools
King of England from 1901 to 1910; son of Victoria and Prince Albert; famous for his elegant sporting ways (1841-1910)


Edward_VIII   Dico Tools
King of England and Ireland in 1936; his marriage to Wallis Warfield Simpson created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication (1894-1972)


Edward_Vincent_Sullivan   Dico Tools
United States host on a well known television variety show (1902-1974)


Edward_Weston   Dico Tools
United States photographer(1886-1958)


Edward_Williams_Morley   Dico Tools
United States chemist and physicist who collaborated with Michelson in the Michelson-Morley experiment (1838-1923)


Edward_Winslow   Dico Tools
English colonial administrator who traveled to America on the Mayflower and served as the first governor of the Plymouth Colony (1595-1655)


Edward_Wyllis_Scripps   Dico Tools
United States newspaper publisher who founded an important press association; half-brother of James Edmund Scripps (1854-1926)


Edward_Young   Dico Tools
English poet (1683-1765)


Edwin   Dico Tools
King of Northumbria who was converted to Christianity (585-633)


Edwin_Arlington_Robinson   Dico Tools
United States poet; author of narrative verse (1869-1935)


Edwin_DuBois_Hayward   Dico Tools
United States writer (1885-1940)


Edwin_Herbert_Land   Dico Tools
United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one-step photographic process (1909-1991)


Edwin_Hubble   Dico Tools
United States astronomer who discovered that (as the universe expands) the speed with which nebulae recede increases with their distance (1889-1953)


Edwin_Powell_Hubble   Dico Tools
United States astronomer who discovered that (as the universe expands) the speed with which nebulae recede increases with their distance (1889-1953)


Back to top

Edwy   Dico Tools
King of England who was renounced by Northumbria in favor of his brother Edgar (died in 959)


Ed_Sullivan   Dico Tools
United States host on a well known television variety show (1902-1974)


EE   Dico Tools
The branch of engineering science that studies the uses of electricity and the equipment for power generation and distribution and the control of machines and communication


EEC   Dico Tools
An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members; "he took Britain into Europe"


EEG   Dico Tools
A graphical record of electrical activity of the brain; produced by an electroencephalograph


Eel   Dico Tools
Voracious snakelike marine or freshwater fishes with smooth slimy usually scaleless skin and having a continuous vertical fin but no ventral fins


Eel   Dico Tools
The fatty flesh of eel; an elongate fish found in fresh water in Europe and America; large eels are usually smoked or pickled


Eelblenny   Dico Tools
Eellike fishes found in subarctic coastal waters


Eelgrass   Dico Tools
Submerged aquatic plant with ribbonlike leaves; Old World and Australia


Eelgrass   Dico Tools
Submerged marine plant with very long narrow leaves found in abundance along North Atlantic coasts


Eelgrass_family   Dico Tools
Used in some classifications: essentially equivalent to Potamogetonaceae


Eellike   Dico Tools
Resembling an eel in being long and thin and sinuous


Eelpout   Dico Tools
Elongate freshwater cod of northern Europe and Asia and North America having barbels around its mouth


Eelpout   Dico Tools
Marine eellike mostly bottom-dwelling fishes of northern seas


Eelworm   Dico Tools
Any of various small free-living plant-parasitic roundworms


Eerie   Dico Tools
So strange as to inspire a feeling of fear; "an uncomfortable and eerie stillness in the woods"; "an eerie midnight howl"


Eerie   Dico Tools
Suggestive of the supernatural; mysterious; "an eerie feeling of deja vu"


Eerily   Dico Tools
In an unnatural eery manner; "it was eerily quiet in the chapel"


Eeriness   Dico Tools
Strangeness by virtue of being mysterious and inspiring fear


Eero_Saarinen   Dico Tools
United States architect (born in Finland) (1910-1961)


Back to top

Eery   Dico Tools
So strange as to inspire a feeling of fear; "an uncomfortable and eerie stillness in the woods"; "an eerie midnight howl"


Eery   Dico Tools
Suggestive of the supernatural; mysterious; "an eerie feeling of deja vu"


Eff   Dico Tools
Have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?"


Efface   Dico Tools
Remove completely from recognition or memory; "efface the memory of the time in the camps"


Efface   Dico Tools
Remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing; "Please erase the formula on the blackboard--it is wrong!"


Efface   Dico Tools
Make inconspicuous; "efface onself"


Effaceable   Dico Tools
Capable of being effaced; "the fire''s worst scars were effaceable by a comprehensive program of reforestation"; "a signal too loud to be erasable in a single pass through the erase head"


Effacement   Dico Tools
Withdrawing into the background; making yourself inconspicuous


Effacement   Dico Tools
Shortening of the uterine cervix and thinning of its walls as it is dilated during labor


Effect   Dico Tools
An outward appearance; "he made a good impression"; "I wanted to create an impression of success"; "she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting"


Effect   Dico Tools
(of a law) having legal validity; "the law is still in effect"


Effect   Dico Tools
An impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived); "he just did it for effect"


Effect   Dico Tools
The central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work


Effect   Dico Tools
A phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"


Effect   Dico Tools
A symptom caused by an illness or a drug; "the effects of sleep loss"; "the effect of the anesthetic"


Effect   Dico Tools
Produce; "The scientists set up a shockwave"


Effect   Dico Tools
Act so as to bring into existence; "effect a change"


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


Effecter   Dico Tools
One who brings about a result or event; one who accomplishes a purpose


Effective   Dico Tools
Existing in fact; not theoretical; real; "a decline in the effective demand"; "confused increased equipment and expenditure with the quantity of effective work done"


Back to top

Effective   Dico Tools
Able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively; "people who will do nothing unless they get something out of it for themselves are often highly effective persons..."-G.B.Shaw; "effective personnel"; "an efficient secretary"; "the efficient cause of


Effective   Dico Tools
Exerting force or influence; "the law is effective immediately"; "a warranty good for two years"; "the law is already in effect (or in force)"


Effective   Dico Tools
Producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect; "an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch''s broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation"-LewisMumford; "effective teaching methods"; "effective steps towar


Effective   Dico Tools
Works well as a means or remedy; "an effective reprimand"; "a lotion that is effective in cases of prickly heat"


Effective   Dico Tools
Equipped and ready for service; "the fort was held by about 100 effective soldiers"


Effectively   Dico Tools
In actuality or reality or fact; "she is effectively his wife"; "in effect, they had no choice"


Effectively   Dico Tools
In an effective manner; "these are real problems that can be dealt with most effectively by rational discussion"


Effectiveness   Dico Tools
Capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects; "the toxin''s potency"; "the strength of the drinks"


Effectiveness   Dico Tools
Power to be effective; the quality of being able to bring about an effect


Effectivity   Dico Tools
Power to be effective; the quality of being able to bring about an effect


Effector   Dico Tools
An organ (a gland or muscle) that becomes active in response to nerve impulses


Effector   Dico Tools
A nerve fiber that terminates on a muscle or gland and stimulates contraction or secretion


Effector   Dico Tools
One who brings about a result or event; one who accomplishes a purpose


Effects   Dico Tools
Property of a personal character that is portable but not used in business; "she left some of her personal effects in the house"; "I watched over their effects until they returned"


Effectual   Dico Tools
Producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect; "an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch''s broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation"-LewisMumford; "effective teaching methods"; "effective steps towar


Effectual   Dico Tools
Sufficient to produce a result; "a man to whom painting was but another and less effectual way of writing dramas or novels or history"


Effectual   Dico Tools
Exerting or capable of exerting strong physiological or chemical effects; "an effectual vaccine"


Effectuality   Dico Tools
Power to be effective; the quality of being able to bring about an effect


Effectually   Dico Tools
In an effectual manner; "Bismarck was constantly criticised by the more liberal newspapers, and he retaliated by passing an emergency decree that effectually muzzled the press"


Effectualness   Dico Tools
Power to be effective; the quality of being able to bring about an effect


Back to top

Effectuate   Dico Tools
Produce; "The scientists set up a shockwave"


Effectuation   Dico Tools
The act of implementing (providing a practical means for accomplishing something); carrying into effect


Effeminacy   Dico Tools
The trait of being effeminate (derogatory of a man)


Effeminate   Dico Tools
Characterized by excessive softness or self-indulgence; "an effeminate civilization"


Effeminate   Dico Tools
Having unsuitable feminine qualities


Effeminateness   Dico Tools
The trait of being effeminate (derogatory of a man)


Effeminize   Dico Tools
To give a (more) feminine, effeminate, or womanly quality or appearance to; "This hairdo feminizes the man"


Effendi   Dico Tools
A former Turkish term of respect; especially for government officials


Efferent   Dico Tools
Of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying information away from the CNS; "efferent nerves and impulses"


Efferent_neuron   Dico Tools
A neuron conducting impulses outwards from the brain or spinal cord


Effervesce   Dico Tools
Form bubbles; "The boiling soup was frothing"; "The river was foaming"; "Sparkling water"


Effervescence   Dico Tools
The property of giving off bubbles


Effervescence   Dico Tools
The process of bubbling as gas escapes


Effervescent   Dico Tools
Marked by high spirits or excitement; "his fertile effervescent mind"; "scintillating personality"; "sparkling conversation"; "a row of sparkly cheerleaders"


Effervescent   Dico Tools
(of a liquid) giving off bubbles


Effervescent   Dico Tools
Used of wines and waters; charged naturally or artificially with carbon dioxide; "sparkling wines"; "sparkling water"


Effervescing   Dico Tools
Emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation; "bubbling champagne"; "foamy (or frothy) beer"


Effete   Dico Tools
Marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay; "a decadent life of excessive money and no sense of responsibility"; "a group of effete self-professed intellectuals"


Efficacious   Dico Tools
Producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect; "an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch''s broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation"-LewisMumford; "effective teaching methods"; "effective steps towar


Efficacious   Dico Tools
Marked by qualities giving the power to produce an intended effect; "written propaganda is less efficacious than the habits and prejudices...of the readers"-Aldous Huxley; "the medicine is efficacious in stopping a cough"


Back to top

Efficaciously   Dico Tools
In an effective manner; "these are real problems that can be dealt with most effectively by rational discussion"


Efficaciousness   Dico Tools
Capacity or power to produce a desired effect; "concern about the safety and efficacy of the vaccine"


Efficacy   Dico Tools
Capacity or power to produce a desired effect; "concern about the safety and efficacy of the vaccine"


Efficiency   Dico Tools
Skillfulness in avoiding wasted time and effort; "she did the work with great efficiency"


Efficiency   Dico Tools
The ratio of the output to the input of any system


Efficiency_apartment   Dico Tools
A furnished apartment with a kitchenette and bathroom


Efficiency_engineer   Dico Tools
An expert in increasing the efficient use of machines and personnel


Efficiency_expert   Dico Tools
An expert in increasing the efficient use of machines and personnel


Efficient   Dico Tools
Able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively; "people who will do nothing unless they get something out of it for themselves are often highly effective persons..."-G.B.Shaw; "effective personnel"; "an efficient secretary"; "the efficient cause of


Efficient   Dico Tools
Being effective without wasting time or effort or expense; "an efficient production manager"; "efficient engines save gas"


Efficiently   Dico Tools
In an efficient manner; "he functions efficiently"


Effigy   Dico Tools
A representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture); "the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln"; "the emperor''s tomb had his image carved in stone"


Effleurage   Dico Tools
A rhythmic stroking; "effleurage of the abdomen is used in the Lamaze method of childbirth"


Effloresce   Dico Tools
Become encrusted with crystals due to evaporation


Effloresce   Dico Tools
Burst forth into or as if into flower; "These manifestations effloresced in the past"


Effloresce   Dico Tools
Assume crystalline form; become crystallized


Efflorescence   Dico Tools
A powdery deposit on a surface


Efflorescence   Dico Tools
The time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms


Efflorescence   Dico Tools
Any red eruption of the skin


Efflorescence   Dico Tools
The period of greatest prosperity or productivity


Back to top

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


Effluence   Dico Tools
The process of flowing out


Effluent   Dico Tools
Water mixed with waste matter


Effluent   Dico Tools
That is flowing outward


Effluvium   Dico Tools
A foul-smelling outflow or vapor (especially a gaseous waste)


Efflux   Dico Tools
The process of flowing out


Effort   Dico Tools
A notable achievement; "he performed a great deed"; "the book was her finest effort"


Effort   Dico Tools
Use of physical or mental energy; hard work; "he got an A for effort"; "they managed only with great exertion"


Effort   Dico Tools
Earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something; "made an effort to cover all the reading material"; "wished him luck in his endeavor"; "she gave it a good try"


Effort   Dico Tools
A series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "he supported populist campaigns"; "they worked in the cause of world peace"; "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"; "the movement to end slavery"; "contributed to


Effortful   Dico Tools
Requiring great physical effort


Effortfulness   Dico Tools
The quality of requiring deliberate effort


Effortless   Dico Tools
Not showing effort or strain; "a difficult feat performed with casual mastery"; "careless grace"


Effortless   Dico Tools
Requiring or apparently requiring no effort; "the swallows glided in an effortless way through the busy air"


Effortlessly   Dico Tools
Without effort or apparent effort; "she danced gracefully and effortlessly"; "swallows gliding effortlessly through the air"


Effortlessness   Dico Tools
The quality of requiring little effort; "such effortlessness is achieved only after hours of practice"


Effrontery   Dico Tools
Audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to; "he despised them for their presumptuousness"


Effulgence   Dico Tools
The quality of being bright and sending out rays of light


Effulgent   Dico Tools
Radiating or as if radiating light; "the beaming sun"; "the effulgent daffodils"; "a radiant sunrise"; "a refulgent sunset"


Effuse   Dico Tools
Give out or emit (also metaphorically); "The room effuses happiness"


Back to top

Effuse   Dico Tools
Flow or spill forth


Effuse   Dico Tools
Pour out; "effused brine"


Effusion   Dico Tools
Flow under pressure


Effusion   Dico Tools
An unrestrained expression of emotion


Effusive   Dico Tools
Extravagantly demonstrative; "insincere and effusive demonstrations of sentimental friendship"; "a large gushing female"; "write unrestrained and gushy poetry"


Effusive   Dico Tools
Uttered with unrestrained enthusiasm; "a novel told in burbly panting tones"


Effusively   Dico Tools
In an effusive manner; "the critics praised her effusively"


Effusiveness   Dico Tools
A friendly open trait of a talkative person


Efrem_Zimbalist   Dico Tools
United States violinist (born in Russia) (1889-1985)


Eft   Dico Tools
A newt in its terrestrial stage of development


Egadi_Islands   Dico Tools
A group of islands off the west coast of Sicily in the Mediterranean


Egalitarian   Dico Tools
A person who believes in the equality of all people


Egalitarian   Dico Tools
Favoring social equality; "a classless society"


Egalitarianism   Dico Tools
The doctrine of the equality of mankind and the desirability of political and economic and social equality


Egbert   Dico Tools
King of Wessex whose military victories made Wessex the most powerful kingdom in England (died in 839)


Egeria   Dico Tools
Small genus of dioecious tropical aquatic plants


Egeria_densa   Dico Tools
Aquatic plant with deep green foliage useful to oxygenate an aquarium; sometimes placed in genus Egeria


Egest   Dico Tools
Eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone"


Egg   Dico Tools
Animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. female birds


Egg   Dico Tools
One of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens; "she kicked him in the balls and got away"


Back to top

Egg   Dico Tools
Oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food


Egg   Dico Tools
Coat with beaten egg; "egg a schnitzel"


Egg   Dico Tools
Throw eggs at


Egg-and-anchor   Dico Tools
A decorative molding; a series of egg-shaped figures alternating with another shape


Egg-and-dart   Dico Tools
A decorative molding; a series of egg-shaped figures alternating with another shape


Egg-and-tongue   Dico Tools
A decorative molding; a series of egg-shaped figures alternating with another shape


Egg-laying_mammal   Dico Tools
The most primitive mammals comprising the only extant members of the subclass Prototheria


Egg-producing(a)   Dico Tools
Capable of producing eggs and bearing offspring


Egg-shaped   Dico Tools
Rounded like an egg


Eggar   Dico Tools
Moth having nonfunctional mouthparts as adults; larvae feed on tree foliage and spin egg-shaped cocoons


Eggbeater   Dico Tools
A mixer for beating eggs or whipping cream


Eggbeater   Dico Tools
An aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades


Eggcup   Dico Tools
Dishware consisting of a small cup for serving a boiled egg


Eggdrop_soup   Dico Tools
Made by stirring beaten eggs into a simmering broth


Egger   Dico Tools
Moth having nonfunctional mouthparts as adults; larvae feed on tree foliage and spin egg-shaped cocoons


Eggfruit   Dico Tools
Ovoid orange-yellow mealy sweet fruit of Florida and West Indies


Egghead   Dico Tools
An intellectual (who is bald?)


Eggnog   Dico Tools
A punch made of sweetened milk or cream mixed with eggs and usually alcoholic liquor


Eggplant   Dico Tools
Egg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow


Eggplant   Dico Tools
Hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable


Back to top

Eggplant_bush   Dico Tools
Hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable


Eggs   Dico Tools
Oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food


Eggshake   Dico Tools
A milkshake with egg in it


Eggshell   Dico Tools
The exterior covering of a bird''s egg


Eggs_Benedict   Dico Tools
Toasted English muffin topped with ham and a poached egg (or an oyster) and hollandaise sauce


Eggwhisk   Dico Tools
A mixer for beating eggs or whipping cream


Egg_cell   Dico Tools
The female reproductive cell; the female gamete


Egg_cream   Dico Tools
Made of milk and flavored syrup with soda water


Egg_cup   Dico Tools
Dishware consisting of a small cup for serving a boiled egg


Egg_en_cocotte   Dico Tools
Egg cooked individually in cream or butter in a small ramekin


Egg_foo_yong   Dico Tools
Omelet containing onions and celery and chopped meat or fish


Egg_fu_yung   Dico Tools
Omelet containing onions and celery and chopped meat or fish


Egg_laying   Dico Tools
The production of eggs (especially in birds)


Egg_noodle   Dico Tools
Narrow strip of pasta dough made with eggs


Egg_on   Dico Tools
Urge on; cause to act; "They other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window"


Egg_roll   Dico Tools
Minced vegetables and meat wrapped in a pancake and fried


Egg_timer   Dico Tools
A sandglass that runs for three minutes; used to time the boiling of eggs


Egg_white   Dico Tools
The white of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water


Egg_yolk   Dico Tools
The yellow spherical part of an egg that is surrounded by the albumen


Egis   Dico Tools
Armor plate that protects the chest; the front part of a cuirass


Back to top

Eglantine   Dico Tools
Eurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hips


Ego   Dico Tools
(psychoanalysis) the conscious mind


Ego   Dico Tools
Your consciousness of your own identity


Ego   Dico Tools
An inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others


Egocentric   Dico Tools
A self-centered person with little regard for others


Egocentric   Dico Tools
Limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs


Egocentrism   Dico Tools
Attempting to get personal recognition for yourself (especially by unacceptable means)


Egoism   Dico Tools
Attempting to get personal recognition for yourself (especially by unacceptable means)


Egoist   Dico Tools
A self-centered person with little regard for others


Egoist   Dico Tools
A conceited and self-centered person


Egoistic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the self


Egoistical   Dico Tools
Limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs


Egomania   Dico Tools
An intense and irresistible love for yourself and concern for your own needs


Egomaniac   Dico Tools
An abnormally egotistical person


Egotism   Dico Tools
An exaggerated opinion of your own importance


Egotism   Dico Tools
An inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others


Egotist   Dico Tools