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An alphabetical listing of General terms and items.

 
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The 7th letter of the Roman alphabet


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(physics) the universal constant relating force to mass and distance in Newton''s law of gravitation


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A unit of information equal to one billion (1,073,741,824) bytes or 1024 megabytes


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A unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity; used to indicate the force to which a body is subjected when it is accelerated


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A metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram


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The cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100


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


G   Dico Tools
A purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with cytosine


G-force   Dico Tools
A unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity; used to indicate the force to which a body is subjected when it is accelerated


G-Jo   Dico Tools
Treatment of symptoms by applying pressure with the fingers to specific pressure points on the body


G-man   Dico Tools
A special law-enforcement agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation


G-string   Dico Tools
A garment that provides covering for the loins


G-string   Dico Tools
Minimal clothing worn by stripteasers; covering for the pubic area


G._B._Shaw   Dico Tools
British playwright (born in Ireland); founder of the Fabian Society (1856-1950)


G._E._Moore   Dico Tools
English philosopher (1873-1958)


G._K._Chesterton   Dico Tools
Conservative English writer of the Roman Catholic persuasion; in addition to volumes of criticism and polemics he wrote detective novels featuring Father Brown (1874-1936)


G._R._Kirchhoff   Dico Tools
German physicist who with Bunsen pioneered spectrum analysis and formulated two laws governing electric networks (1824-1887)


G._Stanley_Hall   Dico Tools
United States child psychologist whose theories of child psychology strongly influenced educational psychology (1844-1924)


GA   Dico Tools
A state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War


Ga   Dico Tools
A rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element; brittle at low temperatures but liquid above room temperature; occurs in trace amounts in bauxite and zinc ores


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GA   Dico Tools
The first known nerve agent, synthesized by German chemists in 1936; a highly toxic combustible liquid that is soluble in organic solvents and is used as a nerve gas in chemical warfare


GAAP   Dico Tools
A collection of rules and procedures and conventions that define accepted accounting practice; includes broad guidelines as well as detailed procedures


Gab   Dico Tools
Light informal conversation for social occasions


GABA   Dico Tools
An amino acid that is found in the central nervous system; acts as an inhibitory neurotransmitter


Gabardine   Dico Tools
A loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles


Gabardine   Dico Tools
(usually in the plural) trousers


Gabardine   Dico Tools
A firm durable fabric with a twill weave


Gabble   Dico Tools
Rapid and indistinct speech


Gabble   Dico Tools
Speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly


Gabbro   Dico Tools
One of a family of granular intrusive rocks


Gabby   Dico Tools
Full of trivial conversation; "kept from her housework by gabby neighbors"


Gaberdine   Dico Tools
A loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles


Gabfest   Dico Tools
Light informal conversation for social occasions


Gable   Dico Tools
The vertical triangular wall between the sloping ends of gable roof


Gable   Dico Tools
United States film actor (1901-1960)


Gabled   Dico Tools
(of a roof) constructed with a single slope on each side of the ridge supported at the end by a gable or vertical triangular portion of an end wall; "a gabled roof"


Gable_end   Dico Tools
The vertical triangular wall between the sloping ends of gable roof


Gable_roof   Dico Tools
A double sloping roof with a ridge and gables at each end


Gable_wall   Dico Tools
The vertical triangular wall between the sloping ends of gable roof


Gabon   Dico Tools
A republic on the west coast of Africa


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Gabonese   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Gabon


Gabonese   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Gabon or its inhabitants; "Gabonese hills"; "gabonese writers"


Gabonese_Republic   Dico Tools
A republic on the west coast of Africa


Gabon_franc   Dico Tools
The basic unit of money in Gabon


Gaboon_viper   Dico Tools
Large heavy-bodied brilliantly marked and extremely venomous west African viper


Gabor   Dico Tools
British physicist (born in Hungary) noted for his work on holography (1900-1979)


Gaboriau   Dico Tools
French writer considered by some to be a founder of the detective novel (1832-1873)


Gaborone   Dico Tools
Capital and largest city of Botswana in the extreme southeast


Gabriel   Dico Tools
(Bible) the archangel who was the messenger of God


Gabriel_Daniel_Fahrenheit   Dico Tools
German physicist who invented the mercury thermometer and developed the scale of temperature that bears his name (1686-1736)


Gabriel_Lippmann   Dico Tools
French physicist who developed the first color photographic process (1845-1921)


Gabriel_Tellez   Dico Tools
Spanish dramatist who wrote the first dramatic treatment of the legend of Don Juan (1571-1648)


Gabun   Dico Tools
A republic on the west coast of Africa


Gad   Dico Tools
A sharp prod fixed to a rider''s heel and used to urge a horse onward; "cowboys know not to squat with their spurs on"


GAD   Dico Tools
An anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling of light-headedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months


Gad   Dico Tools
Wander aimlessly in search of pleasure


Gadaba   Dico Tools
The Dravidian language spoken by the Gadaba people


Gadaba   Dico Tools
A member of an agricultural people in southeastern India


Gadabout   Dico Tools
A restless seeker after amusement or social companionship


Gaddafi   Dico Tools
Libyan leader who seized power in a military coup d''etat in 1969; deposed the Libyan monarchy and imposed socialism and Islamic orthodoxy on the country (born in 1942)


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Gaddi   Dico Tools
A cushion on a throne for a prince in India


Gadfly   Dico Tools
Any of various large flies that annoy livestock


Gadfly   Dico Tools
A persistently annoying person


Gadget   Dico Tools
A device that is very useful for a particular job


Gadgeteer   Dico Tools
A person who delights in designing or building or using gadgets


Gadgetry   Dico Tools
Appliances collectively; "labor-saving gadgetry"


Gadidae   Dico Tools
Large family of important mostly marine food fishes


Gadiformes   Dico Tools
Cods, haddocks, grenadiers; in some classifications considered equivalent to the order Anacanthini


Gadoid   Dico Tools
A soft-finned fish of the family Gadidae


Gadoid_fish   Dico Tools
A soft-finned fish of the family Gadidae


Gadolinite   Dico Tools
A mineral that is a source of rare earths; consists of silicates of iron and beryllium and cerium and yttrium and erbium


Gadolinium   Dico Tools
A ductile silvery-white ductile ferromagnetic trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group


Gadsden   Dico Tools
An industrial town in north central Alabama


Gadus   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Gadidae: the typical codfishes


Gadus_macrocephalus   Dico Tools
Closely related to Atlantic cod


Gadus_merlangus   Dico Tools
A food fish of the Atlantic waters of Europe resembling the cod; sometimes placed in genus Gadus


Gadus_morhua   Dico Tools
One of the world''s most important commercial fishes


Gaea   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology


Gael   Dico Tools
A Gaelic-speaking Celt in Ireland or Scotland or the Isle of Man


Gaelic   Dico Tools
Any of several related languages of the Celts in Ireland and Scotland


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Gaelic   Dico Tools
Relating to or characteristic of the Celts


Gaelic-speaking   Dico Tools
Able to communicate in Gaelic


Gaetano_Donizetti   Dico Tools
Italian composer of operas (1797-1848)


Gaetan_Vestris   Dico Tools
Italian dancer for Louis XVI who was considered the greatest dancer of his day; he was the first to discard the mask in mime (1729-1808)


Gaff   Dico Tools
An iron hook with a handle; used for landing large fish


Gaff   Dico Tools
A spar rising aft from a mast to support the head of a quadrilateral fore-and-aft sail


Gaff-headed_sail   Dico Tools
A quadrilateral fore-and-aft sail suspended from a gaff


Gaffe   Dico Tools
A socially awkward or tactless act


Gaffer   Dico Tools
A person who exercises control over workers; "if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"


Gaffer   Dico Tools
An electrician responsible for lighting on a movie or tv set


Gaffer   Dico Tools
An elderly man


Gaffsail   Dico Tools
A quadrilateral fore-and-aft sail suspended from a gaff


Gaff_topsail   Dico Tools
A triangular fore-and-aft sail with its foot along the gaff and its luff on the topmast


Gafsa   Dico Tools
A city in west central Tunisia


Gag   Dico Tools
Restraint put into a person''s mouth to prevent speaking or shouting


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A humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter; "he told a very funny joke"; "he knows a million gags"; "thanks for the laugh"; "he laughed unpleasantly at hisown jest"; "even a schoolboy''s jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point"


Gag   Dico Tools
Make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit


Gag   Dico Tools
Cause to retch or choke


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Struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake; "he swallowed a fishbone and gagged"


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Make jokes or quips; "The students were gagging during dinner"


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Gag   Dico Tools
Tie a gag around someone''s mouth in order to silence them; "The burglars gagged the home owner and tied him to a chair"


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Be too tight; rub or press; "This neckband is choking the cat"


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Prevent from speaking out; "The press was gagged"


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Marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness; "she was crazy about him"; "gaga over the rock group''s new album"; "he was infatuated with her"


Gaga   Dico Tools
Mentally or physically infirm with age; "his mother was doddering and frail"


Gagarin   Dico Tools
Soviet cosmonaut who in 1961 was the first person to travel in space (1934-1968)


Gage   Dico Tools
A measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.


Gage   Dico Tools
Street names for marijuana


Gage   Dico Tools
Place a bet on; "Which horse are you backing?"; "I''m betting on the new horse"


Gaggle   Dico Tools
A flock of geese


Gaggle   Dico Tools
Make a noise characteristic of a goose; "Cackling geese"


Gagman   Dico Tools
Someone who writes comic material for public performers


Gagman   Dico Tools
A comedian who uses gags


Gagster   Dico Tools
Someone who writes comic material for public performers


Gagwriter   Dico Tools
Someone who writes comic material for public performers


Gag_law   Dico Tools
Any law that limits freedom of the press


Gag_law   Dico Tools
A rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body


Gag_line   Dico Tools
The point of a joke or humorous story


Gag_order   Dico Tools
A court order restricting information or comment by the participants involved in a lawsuit; "imposing a gag order on members of the press violates the First Amendment"


Gag_reflex   Dico Tools
Normal reflex consisting of retching; may be produced by touching the soft palate in the back of the mouth


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Gag_rule   Dico Tools
A rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body


Gaia   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology


Gaiety   Dico Tools
A festive merry feeling


Gaiety   Dico Tools
A gay feeling


Gaillardia   Dico Tools
Any plant of western America of the genus Gaillardia having hairy leaves and long-stalked flowers in hot vibrant colors from golden yellow and copper to rich burgundy


Gaillardia_pulchella   Dico Tools
Annual of central United States having showy long-stalked yellow flower heads marked with scarlet or purple in the center


Gaily   Dico Tools
In a gay manner; "the scandals were gaily diverting"


Gain   Dico Tools
The amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input


Gain   Dico Tools
The advantageous quality of being beneficial


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The amount by which the revenue of a business exceeds its cost of operating


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A quantity that is added; "there was an addition to property taxes this year"; "they recorded the cattle''s gain in weight over a period of weeks"


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Increase (one''s body weight); "She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising"


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Increase in; "gain momentum"; "gain nerve"


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Rise in rate or price; "The stock market gained 24 points today"


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Obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; "The home team was gaining ground"; "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference"


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Reach a destination, either real or abstract; "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"


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Win something through one''s efforts; "I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese"; "Gain an understanding of international finance"


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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"


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Derive a benefit from; "She profited from his vast experience"


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Obtain; "derive pleasure from one''s garden"


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Gainer   Dico Tools
A dive in which the diver throws the feet forward to complete a full backward somersault and enters the water feet first and facing away from the diving board


Gainer   Dico Tools
A person who gains (gains an advantage or gains profits); "she was clearly the gainer in that exchange"


Gainer   Dico Tools
A person who gains weight


Gainesville   Dico Tools
A university town in north central Florida


Gainful   Dico Tools
Yielding a fair profit


Gainfully   Dico Tools
In a gainful way; "are you gainfully employed now?"


Gaining_control   Dico Tools
The act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property


Gainlessly   Dico Tools
Without gain or profit


Gainly   Dico Tools
Graceful and pleasing; "gainly conduct"; "a gainly youth with dark hair and eyes"


Gainsay   Dico Tools
Take exception to; "She challenged his claims"


Gainsborough   Dico Tools
English portrait and landscape painter (1727-1788)


Gain_ground   Dico Tools
Obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; "The home team was gaining ground"; "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference"


Gain_vigor   Dico Tools
Gain or regain energy; "I picked up after a nap"


Gaiseric   Dico Tools
King of the Vandals who seized Roman lands and invaded North Africa and sacked Rome (428-477)


Gait   Dico Tools
A person''s manner of walking


Gait   Dico Tools
A horse''s manner of moving


Gait   Dico Tools
The rate of moving (especially walking or running)


Gaiter   Dico Tools
Legging consisting of a cloth or leather covering for the leg from the knee to the ankle


Gaiter   Dico Tools
A shoe covering the ankle with elastic gores in the sides


Gaiter   Dico Tools
A cloth covering (a legging) that provides covering for the instep and ankles


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


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


Gaius_Cassius_Longinus   Dico Tools
Prime mover in the conspiracy against Julius Caesar (died in 42 BC)


Gaius_Flaminius   Dico Tools
Roman statesman and general who built the Flaminian Way; died when he was defeated by Hannibal (died 217 BC)


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


Gaius_Julius_Caesar_Octavianus   Dico Tools
Roman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became emperor in 27 BC; defeated Mark Antony and Cleopatra in 31 BC at Actium (63 BC - AD 14)


Gaius_Octavianus   Dico Tools
Roman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became emperor in 27 BC; defeated Mark Antony and Cleopatra in 31 BC at Actium (63 BC - AD 14)


Gaius_Petronius   Dico Tools
Roman satirist (died in 66)


Gaius_Plinius_Caecilius_Secundus   Dico Tools
Roman writer and nephew of Pliny the Elder; author of books of letters that commented on affairs of the day (62-113)


Gaius_Plinius_Secundus   Dico Tools
Roman author of an encylclopedic natural history; died while observing the eruption of Vesuvius (23-79)


Gaius_Valerius_Catullus   Dico Tools
Roman lyric poet remembered for his love poems to an aristocratic Roman woman (84-54 BC)


Gai_choi   Dico Tools
Asiatic mustard used as a potherb


Gal   Dico Tools
Alliterative term for girl (or woman)


Gal   Dico Tools
United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters


Gal   Dico Tools
A unit of gravitational acceleration equal to one centimeter per second per second (named after Galileo)


Gala   Dico Tools
A gay festivity


Gala(a)   Dico Tools
Offering fun and gaiety; "a gala ball after the inauguration"; "a festive (or festal) occasion"; "gay and exciting night life"; "a merry evening"


Galactagogue   Dico Tools
Agent that induces milk secretion


Galactic   Dico Tools
Inconceivably large


Galactic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to a galaxy (especially our galaxy the Milky Way); "the galactic plane"


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Galactocele   Dico Tools
A cystic tumor containing milk or a milky substance (especially in the mammary glands)


Galactose   Dico Tools
A simple sugar found in lactose


Galactosemia   Dico Tools
A genetic disease (autosomal recessive) in which an enzyme needed to metabolize galactose is deficient or absent; typically develops shortly after birth


Galactosis   Dico Tools
The secretion of milk


Galago   Dico Tools
Agile long-tailed nocturnal African lemur with dense woolly fur and large eyes and ears


Galahad   Dico Tools
(Arthurian legend) the most virtuous knight of the Round Table; was able to see the Holy Grail


Galan   Dico Tools
A mountain peak in the Andes in Argentina (21,654 feet high)


Galangal   Dico Tools
European sedge having rough-edged leaves and spikelets of reddish flowers and aromatic roots


Galangal   Dico Tools
Southeastern Asian perennial with aromatic roots


Galantine   Dico Tools
Boned poultry stuffed then cooked and covered with aspic; served cold


Galanty_show   Dico Tools
A drama executed by throwing shadows on a wall


Galapagos   Dico Tools
A group of islands in the Pacific off South America; owned by Ecuador; known for unusual animal life


Galapagos_Islands   Dico Tools
A group of islands in the Pacific off South America; owned by Ecuador; known for unusual animal life


Galatea   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) a maiden who was first a sculpture created by Pygmalion and was brought to life by Aphrodite in answer to Pygmalion''s prayers


Galatia   Dico Tools
An ancient country in central Asia Minor


Galatian   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Galatia in Asia Minor (especially a member of a people believed to have been Gauls who conquered Galatia in the 3rd century BC)


Galatians   Dico Tools
A New Testament book containing the epistle from Saint Paul to the Galatians


Galax   Dico Tools
Tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart-shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall


Galaxy   Dico Tools
A splendid assemblage (especially of famous people)


Galaxy   Dico Tools
(astronomy) a collection of star systems; any of the billions of systems each having many stars and nebulae and dust; "`extragalactic nebula'' is a former name for `galaxy''"


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Galaxy   Dico Tools
Tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart-shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall


Galax_urceolata   Dico Tools
Tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart-shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall


Gala_affair   Dico Tools
A gay festivity


Galbanum   Dico Tools
A bitter aromatic gum resin that resembles asafetida


Galbraith   Dico Tools
United States economist (born in Canada) who served as ambassador to India (born in 1908)


Galbulidae   Dico Tools
Jacamars


Galbulus   Dico Tools
The seed-producing cone of a cypress tree


Gale   Dico Tools
A strong wind moving 45-90 knots; force 7 to 10 on Beaufort scale


Galea   Dico Tools
An organ shaped like a helmet; usually a vaulted and enlarged petal as in Aconitum


Galega   Dico Tools
Small genus of Eurasian herbs: goat''s rue


Galega_officinalis   Dico Tools
Tall bushy European perennial grown for its masses of light-textured pinnate foliage and slender spikes of blue flowers; sometimes used medicinally


Galen   Dico Tools
Greek anatomist whose theories formed the basis of European medicine until the Renaissance (circa 130-200)


Galena   Dico Tools
Soft blue-gray mineral; lead sulfide; a major source of lead


Galeocerdo   Dico Tools
Tiger sharks


Galeocerdo_cuvieri   Dico Tools
Large dangerous warm-water shark with striped or spotted body


Galeopsis   Dico Tools
Erect annual European herbs


Galeopsis_tetrahit   Dico Tools
Coarse bristly Eurasian plant with white or reddish flowers and foliage resembling that of a nettle; common as a weed in United States


Galeorhinus   Dico Tools
A genus of Carcharhinidae


Galeorhinus_zyopterus   Dico Tools
Pacific shark valued for its fins (used by Chinese in soup) and liver (rich in vitamin A)


Galeras   Dico Tools
An active volcano in southeastern Colombia in the Andes


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Galere   Dico Tools
A coterie of undesirable people


Galicia   Dico Tools
A region (and former kingdom) in northwestern Spain on the Atlantic and the Bay of Biscay


Galician   Dico Tools
The dialect of Portuguese (sometimes regarded as a dialect of Spanish) spoken in Galicia northwestern Spain


Galictis_vittatus   Dico Tools
Carnivore of Central America and South America resembling a weasel with a grayish-white back and dark underparts


Galiella_rufa   Dico Tools
The cup-shaped fruiting body of this discomycete has a jellylike interior and a short stalk


Galilaean   Dico Tools
An inhabitant of Galilee (an epithet of Jesus Christ)


Galilaean   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Galilee or its inhabitants


Galilean   Dico Tools
One of the four satellites of Jupiter that were discovered by Galileo


Galilean   Dico Tools
An inhabitant of Galilee (an epithet of Jesus Christ)


Galilean   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Galilee or its inhabitants


Galilean   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Galileo or his works


Galilean_satellite   Dico Tools
One of the four satellites of Jupiter that were discovered by Galileo


Galilean_telescope   Dico Tools
A type of refracting telescope that is no longer used in astronomy


Galilee   Dico Tools
An area of northern Israel; formerly the northern part of Palestine and the ancient kingdom of Israel; the scene of Jesus''s ministry


Galileo   Dico Tools
Italian astronomer and mathematician who was the first to use a telescope to study the stars; demonstrated that different weights descend at the same rate; perfected the refracting telescope that enabled him to make many discoveries (1564-1642)


Galileo_Galilei   Dico Tools
Italian astronomer and mathematician who was the first to use a telescope to study the stars; demonstrated that different weights descend at the same rate; perfected the refracting telescope that enabled him to make many discoveries (1564-1642)


Galina_Sergeevna_Ulanova   Dico Tools
Russian ballet dancer (1910-1998)


Galina_Ulanova   Dico Tools
Russian ballet dancer (1910-1998)


Galingale   Dico Tools
European sedge having rough-edged leaves and spikelets of reddish flowers and aromatic roots


Galium   Dico Tools
Annual or perennial herbs: bedstraw; cleavers


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Galium_aparine   Dico Tools
Annual having the stem beset with curved prickles; North America and Europe and Asia


Galium_boreale   Dico Tools
North American stoloniferous perennial having white flowers; sometimes used as an ornamental


Galium_lanceolatum   Dico Tools
Bedstraw with sweetish roots


Galium_mollugo   Dico Tools
Eurasian herb with ample panicles of small white flowers; naturalized in North America


Galium_odoratum   Dico Tools
Old World fragrant stoloniferous perennial having small white flowers and narrow leaves used as flavoring and in sachets; widely cultivated as a ground cover; in some classifications placed in genus Asperula


Galium_verum   Dico Tools
Common yellow-flowered perennial bedstraw; North America and Europe and Asia


Gall   Dico Tools
The trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties


Gall   Dico Tools
A digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats


Gall   Dico Tools
A feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will


Gall   Dico Tools
Abnormal swelling of plant tissue caused by insects or microorganisms or injury


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A skin sore caused by chafing


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An open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle


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Irritate or vex; "It galls me that we lost the suit"


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Become or make sore by or as if by rubbing


Gall-berry   Dico Tools
Evergreen holly of eastern North America with oblong leathery leaves and small black berries


Gallamine   Dico Tools
Neuromuscular blocking agent (trade name Flaxedil) used as a muscle relaxant in the administration of anesthesia


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


Gallant   Dico Tools
A man who attends or escorts a woman


Gallant   Dico Tools
Unflinching in battle or action; "a gallant warrior"; "put up a gallant resistance to the attackers"


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Having the qualities of gallantry attributed to an ideal knight


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Having or displaying great dignity or nobility; "a gallant pageant"; "lofty ships"; "majestic cities"; "proud alpine peaks"


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


Gallantly   Dico Tools
In a gallant manner; "he gallantly offered to take her home"


Gallantry   Dico Tools
Polite attentiveness to women


Gallantry   Dico Tools
The qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle); "he showed great heroism in battle"; "he received a medal for valor"


Gallantry   Dico Tools
Courtesy towards women


Gallant_Fox   Dico Tools
Thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1930


Gallaudet   Dico Tools
United States educator who established the first free school in the United States for the hearing impaired (1787-1851)


Gallberry   Dico Tools
Evergreen holly of eastern North America with oblong leathery leaves and small black berries


Gallbladder   Dico Tools
A muscular sac attached to the liver that secretes bile and stores it until needed for digestion


Galled   Dico Tools
Painful from having the skin abraded


Galleon   Dico Tools
A large square-rigged sailing ship with three or more masts; used by the Spanish for commerce and war from the 15th to 18th centuries


Galleria   Dico Tools
A genus of Pyralidae


Galleria_mellonella   Dico Tools
Moth whose larvae live in and feed on bee honeycombs


Gallery   Dico Tools
A horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine; "they dug a drift parallel with the vein"


Gallery   Dico Tools
Narrow recessed balcony area along an upper floor on the interior of a building; usually marked by a colonnade


Gallery   Dico Tools
A covered corridor (especially one extending along the wall of a building and supported with arches or columns)


Gallery   Dico Tools
A long usually narrow room used for some specific purpose; "shooting gallery"


Gallery   Dico Tools
A room or series of rooms where works of art are exhibited


Gallery   Dico Tools
A porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly enclosed)


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Gallery   Dico Tools
Spectators at a golf or tennis match


Galley   Dico Tools
The area for food preparation on a ship


Galley   Dico Tools
The kitchen area for food preparation on an airliner


Galley   Dico Tools
(classical antiquity) a crescent-shaped seagoing vessel propelled by oars


Galley   Dico Tools
A large medieval vessel with a single deck propelled by sails and oars with guns at stern and prow; a complement of 1,000 men; used mainly in the Mediterranean for war and trading


Galley_proof   Dico Tools
A proof taken before the type is broken up to print pages


Galley_slave   Dico Tools
A laborer who is obliged to do menial work


Galley_slave   Dico Tools
A slave condemned to row in a galley


Gallfly   Dico Tools
Any of various insects that deposit their eggs in plants causing galls in which the larvae feed


Gallfly   Dico Tools
Fragile mosquito-like flies that produce galls on plants


Gallfly   Dico Tools
Small solitary wasp that produces galls on oaks and other plants


Gallia   Dico Tools
An ancient region of western Europe that included what is now northern Italy and France and Belgium and part of Germany and the Netherlands


Galliano   Dico Tools
Golden Italian liqueur flavored with herbs


Gallic   Dico Tools
Of or pertaining to France or the people of France; "French cooking"; "a gallic shrug"


Gallic   Dico Tools
Of or pertaining to Gaul or the Gauls; "Ancient Gallic dialects"; "Gallic migrations"; "the Gallic Wars"


Gallicism   Dico Tools
A word or phrase borrowed from French


Gallic_acid   Dico Tools
A colorless crystalline acid obtained from tannin


Galliformes   Dico Tools
Pheasants; turkeys; grouse; partridges; quails; chickens; brush turkeys; curassows; hoatzins


Gallina   Dico Tools
Small Asiatic wild bird; believed to be ancestral to domestic fowl


Gallinacean   Dico Tools
Heavy-bodied largely ground-feeding domestic or game birds


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Gallinaceous   Dico Tools
Relating to or resembling fowl


Gallinaceous   Dico Tools
Of or relating to a gallinacean


Gallinaceous_bird   Dico Tools
Heavy-bodied largely ground-feeding domestic or game birds


Gallinago   Dico Tools
Snipes


Gallinago_gallinago   Dico Tools
Common snipe of Eurasia and Africa


Gallinago_gallinago_delicata   Dico Tools
American snipe


Gallinago_media   Dico Tools
Old World snipe larger and darker than the whole snipe


Galling   Dico Tools
Causing irritation or annoyance; "tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork"; "aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport"; "found it galling to have to ask permission"; "an irritating delay"; "nettlesome paperwork"; "a pesky m


Gallinula   Dico Tools
Gallinules


Gallinula_chloropus   Dico Tools
Black gallinule that inhabits ponds and lakes


Gallinula_chloropus_cachinnans   Dico Tools
North American dark bluish-gray gallinule


Gallinule   Dico Tools
Any of various small aquatic birds of the genus Gallinula distinguished from rails by a frontal shield and a resemblance to domestic hens


Gallirallus   Dico Tools
Rails of New Zealand


Gallium   Dico Tools
A rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element; brittle at low temperatures but liquid above room temperature; occurs in trace amounts in bauxite and zinc ores


Gallivant   Dico Tools
Wander aimlessly in search of pleasure


Gallon   Dico Tools
United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters


Gallon   Dico Tools
A British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 quarts or 4.545 liters


Gallop   Dico Tools
A fast gait of a horse; a two-beat stride during which all four legs are off the ground simultaneously


Gallop   Dico Tools
Ride at a galloping pace; "He was galloping down the road"


Gallop   Dico Tools
Cause to move at full gallop; "Did you gallop the horse just now?"


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Gallop   Dico Tools
Go at galloping speed; "The horse was galloping along"


Galloping   Dico Tools
That are running rapidly; "surrounded by galloping horses"


Gallop_rhythm   Dico Tools
Cardiac rhythm characterized by the presence of an extra sound; can indicate a heart abnormality


Gallous   Dico Tools
Instrument of execution consisting of a wooden frame from which condemned persons are executed by hanging


Galloway   Dico Tools
Breed of hardy black chiefly beef cattle native to Scotland


Galloway   Dico Tools
A district in southwestern Scotland


Gallows   Dico Tools
Instrument of execution consisting of a wooden frame from which condemned persons are executed by hanging


Gallows-tree   Dico Tools
Instrument of execution consisting of a wooden frame from which condemned persons are executed by hanging


Gallows_bird   Dico Tools
A person who deserves to be hanged


Gallows_tree   Dico Tools
Instrument of execution consisting of a wooden frame from which condemned persons are executed by hanging


Gallstone   Dico Tools
A calculus formed in the gall bladder or its ducts


Gallup   Dico Tools
A town in northwestern New Mexico near the Arizona border


Gallus   Dico Tools
Common domestic birds and related forms


Gallus   Dico Tools
Elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural)


Gallus_gallus   Dico Tools
A jungle fowl of southeastern Asia that is considered ancestral to the domestic fowl


Gallus_gallus   Dico Tools
A domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl


Gall_gnat   Dico Tools
Fragile mosquito-like flies that produce galls on plants


Gall_midge   Dico Tools
Fragile mosquito-like flies that produce galls on plants


Gall_of_the_earth   Dico Tools
Common perennial herb widely distributed in the southern and eastern United States having drooping clusters of pinkish flowers and thick basal leaves suggesting a lion''s foot in shape; sometimes placed in genus Prenanthes


Gall_wasp   Dico Tools
Small solitary wasp that produces galls on oaks and other plants


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Galois   Dico Tools
French mathematician who described the conditions for solving polynomial equations; was killed in a duel at the age of 21 (1811-1832)


Galois_theory   Dico Tools
Group theory applied to the solution of algebraic equations


Galoot   Dico Tools
A disreputable or clumsy man


Galore(ip)   Dico Tools
Existing in abundance; "abounding confidence"; "whiskey galore"


Galore(ip)   Dico Tools
In great numbers; "daffodils galore"


Galosh   Dico Tools
A waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow


Galsworthy   Dico Tools
English novelist (1867-1933)


Galton   Dico Tools
English scientist (cousin of Charles Darwin) who explored many fields: heredity, meteorology, statistics, psychology, anthropology; founder of eugenics and first to use fingerprints for identification (1822-1911)


Galtonia_candicans   Dico Tools
Southern African herb with white bell-shaped flowers


Galumph   Dico Tools
Move around heavily and clumsily; "the giant tortoises galumphed around in their pen"


Galvani   Dico Tools
Italian physiologist noted for his discovery that frogs'' muscles contracted in an electric field (which led to the galvanic cell) (1737-1798)


Galvanic   Dico Tools
Affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling; "gave an electric reading of the play"; "the new leader had a galvanic effect on morale"


Galvanic   Dico Tools
Pertaining to or producing electric current by chemical action; "a galvanic cell"; "a voltaic (or galvanic) couple"


Galvanic_battery   Dico Tools
Battery consisting of a number of voltaic cells arranged in series or parallel


Galvanic_cell   Dico Tools
An electric cell that generates an electromotive force by an irreversible conversion of chemical to electrical energy; cannot be recharged


Galvanic_pile   Dico Tools
Battery consisting of voltaic cells arranged in series; the earliest electric battery devised by Volta


Galvanic_skin_response   Dico Tools
A change in the electrical properties of the skin in response to stress or anxiety; can be measured either by recording the electrical resistance of the skin or by recording weak currents generated by the body


Galvanisation   Dico Tools
Either the work of covering with metal by the use of a galvanic current or the coating of iron with zinc to protect it from rusting


Galvanisation   Dico Tools
Stimulation that arouses a person to lively action; "the unexpected news produced a kind of galvanization of the whole team"


Galvanisation   Dico Tools
Stimulation with a galvanic current


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Galvanise   Dico Tools
Stimulate (muscles) by administering a shock


Galvanise   Dico Tools
Cover with zinc; "galvanize steel"


Galvanise   Dico Tools
To stimulate to action ; "..startled him awake"; "galvanized into action"


Galvaniser   Dico Tools
A leader who stimulates and excites people to action


Galvaniser   Dico Tools
A skilled worker who coats iron or steel with zinc


Galvanising   Dico Tools
Affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling; "gave an electric reading of the play"; "the new leader had a galvanic effect on morale"


Galvanism   Dico Tools
The therapeutic application of electricity to the body


Galvanism   Dico Tools
Electricity produced by chemical action


Galvanization   Dico Tools
Either the work of covering with metal by the use of a galvanic current or the coating of iron with zinc to protect it from rusting


Galvanization   Dico Tools
Stimulation that arouses a person to lively action; "the unexpected news produced a kind of galvanization of the whole team"


Galvanization   Dico Tools
Stimulation with a galvanic current


Galvanize   Dico Tools
Stimulate (muscles) by administering a shock


Galvanize   Dico Tools
Cover with zinc; "galvanize steel"


Galvanize   Dico Tools
To stimulate to action ; "..startled him awake"; "galvanized into action"


Galvanized_iron   Dico Tools
Iron that is coated with zinc to protect it from rust


Galvanizer   Dico Tools
A leader who stimulates and excites people to action


Galvanizer   Dico Tools
A skilled worker who coats iron or steel with zinc


Galvanizing   Dico Tools
Affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling; "gave an electric reading of the play"; "the new leader had a galvanic effect on morale"


Galvanometer   Dico Tools
Meter for detecting or comparing or measuring small electric currents


Galveston   Dico Tools
A town in southeast Texas on Galveston Island


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Galveston_Bay   Dico Tools
An arm of the Gulf of Mexico in Texas south of Houston


Galveston_Island   Dico Tools
An island at the entrance of Galveston Bay


Galway   Dico Tools
A port city in western Ireland on Galway Bay


Galway_Bay   Dico Tools
A bay of the North Atlantic on the west coast of Ireland


Galwegian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of the Scottish district of Galloway or its people


Gamal_Abdel_Nasser   Dico Tools
Egyptian statesman who nationalized the Suez Canal (1918-1870)


Gambelia   Dico Tools
Leopard lizards


Gambia   Dico Tools
A narrow republic surrounded by Senegal in West Africa


Gambian   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Gambia


Gambian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of Gambia or its inhabitants; "Gambian gameparks"


Gambian_monetary_unit   Dico Tools
Monetary unit in Gambia


Gambier_Islands   Dico Tools
A group of islands in the south central Pacific; part of French Polynesia


Gambit   Dico Tools
A chess move early in the game in which the player sacrifices minor pieces in order to obtain an advantageous position


Gambit   Dico Tools
A maneuver in a game or conversation


Gambit   Dico Tools
An opening remark intended to secure an advantage for the speaker


Gamble   Dico Tools
A risky act or venture


Gamble   Dico Tools
Money that is risked for possible monetary gain


Gamble   Dico Tools
Play games for money


Gamble   Dico Tools
Take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome; "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"


Gambler   Dico Tools
A person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events


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Gambler   Dico Tools
Someone who risks loss or injury in the hope of gain or excitement


Gambling   Dico Tools
The act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize); "his gambling cost him a fortune"; "there was heavy play at the blackjack table"


Gambling   Dico Tools
Preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance; "led a dissipated life"; "a betting man"; "a card-playing son of a bitch"; "a gambling fool"; "sporting gents and their ladies"


Gambling_casino   Dico Tools
A public building for gambling and entertainment


Gambling_contract   Dico Tools
A contract whose performance by one party is contingent on the outcome of a bet; unenforceable by statute in most jurisdictions


Gambling_den   Dico Tools
A public building in which a variety of games of chance can be played (operated as a business)


Gambling_game   Dico Tools
A game that involves gambling


Gambling_hell   Dico Tools
A public building in which a variety of games of chance can be played (operated as a business)


Gambling_house   Dico Tools
A public building in which a variety of games of chance can be played (operated as a business)


Gambling_system   Dico Tools
A system of rules for placing bets that is believed to lead to winning; "he has a perfect gambling system at roulette"


Gamboge   Dico Tools
A strong yellow color


Gamboge   Dico Tools
A gum resin used as a yellow pigment and a purgative


Gamboge_tree   Dico Tools
Low spreading tree of Indonesia yielding an orange to brown gum resin (gamboge) used as a pigment when powdered


Gambol   Dico Tools
Gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement; "it was all done in play"; "their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly"


Gambol   Dico Tools
Play boisterously; "The children frolicked in the garden"; "the gamboling lambs in the meadows"; "The toddlers romped in the playroom"


Gambrel   Dico Tools
A gable roof with two slopes on each side and the lower slope being steeper


Gambrel_roof   Dico Tools
A gable roof with two slopes on each side and the lower slope being steeper


Gambusia   Dico Tools
Mosquitofish


Gambusia_affinis   Dico Tools
Silvery topminnow with rows of black spots of tropical North America and West Indies; important in mosquito control


Game   Dico Tools
A contest with rules to determine a winner; "you need four people to play this game"


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Game   Dico Tools
A single play of a game; "the game lasted 2 hours"


Game   Dico Tools
An amusement or pastime; "they played word games"; "he thought of his painting as a game that filled his empty time"; "his life was all fun and games"


Game   Dico Tools
Frivolous or trifling behavior; "for actors, memorizing lines is no game"; "for him, life is all fun and games"


Game   Dico Tools
Your occupation or line of work; "he''s in the plumbing game"; "she''s in show biz"


Game   Dico Tools
Animal hunted for food or sport


Game   Dico Tools
The game equipment needed to play a game; "the child received several games for his birthday"


Game   Dico Tools
A secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal); "they concocted a plot to discredit the governor"; "I saw through his little game from the start"


Game   Dico Tools
The flesh of wild animals that is used for food


Game   Dico Tools
(games) the score at a particular point or the score needed to win; "the game is 6 all"; "he is serving for the game"


Game   Dico Tools
Place a bet on; "Which horse are you backing?"; "I''m betting on the new horse"


Game   Dico Tools
Willing to face danger


Game   Dico Tools
Disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"


Gamebag   Dico Tools
A canvas or leather bag for carrying game (especially birds) killed by a hunter


Gameboard   Dico Tools
A flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for board games; "he got out the board and set up the pieces"


Gamecock   Dico Tools
A cock bred and trained for fighting


Gamecock   Dico Tools
Someone who is a very fierce fighter


Gamekeeper   Dico Tools
A person employed to take care of game and wildlife


Gamelan   Dico Tools
A traditional Indonesian ensemble typically including many tuned percussion instruments including bamboo xylophones and wooden or bronze chimes and gongs


Gamely   Dico Tools
In a plucky manner; "he was seen by a shepherd, gamely negotiating a particularly tricky section of the mountain road to San Doloroso"


Gameness   Dico Tools
Disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet


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Games-master   Dico Tools
The teacher in charge of games at a school


Games-mistress   Dico Tools
The teacher in charge of games at a school


Gamesmanship   Dico Tools
The use of dubious (although not technically illegal) methods to win a game


Gametangium   Dico Tools
Cell or organ in which gametes develop


Gamete   Dico Tools
A mature sexual reproductive cell having a single set of unpaired chromosomes


Gametocyte   Dico Tools
An immature animal or plant cell that develops into a gamete by meiosis


Gametoecium   Dico Tools
Gametangia and surrounding bracts


Gametogenesis   Dico Tools
The development and maturation of sex cells through meiosis


Gametophore   Dico Tools
A modified branch bearing gametangia as in the thalloid liverworts


Gametophyte   Dico Tools
The gamete-producing individual or phase in the life cycle of a plant having alternation of generations


Gamey   Dico Tools
Willing to face danger


Gamey   Dico Tools
Used of the smell of game beginning to taint


Gamey   Dico Tools
Suggestive of sexual impropriety; "a blue movie"; "blue jokes"; "he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details"; "a juicy scandal"; "a naughty wink"; "naughty words"; "racy anecdotes"; "a risque story"; "spicy gossip"


Game_bird   Dico Tools
Any bird (as grouse or pheasant) that is hunted for sport


Game_equipment   Dico Tools
Equipment or apparatus used in playing a game


Game_fish   Dico Tools
Any fish providing sport for the angler


Game_fowl   Dico Tools
Any of several breeds reared for cock-fighting


Game_law   Dico Tools
A regulation intended to manage or preserve game animals


Game_license   Dico Tools
A license authorizing the bearer to kill a certain type of animal during a specified period of time


Game_misconduct   Dico Tools
(ice hockey) a penalty that suspends a player for the remainder of a game (but allows the team to send in a substitute for the suspended player)


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Game_of_chance   Dico Tools
A game that involves gambling


Game_plan   Dico Tools
(sports) a plan for achieving an objective in some sport


Game_plan   Dico Tools
(figurative) a carefully thought out strategy for achieving an objective in war or politics or business or personal affairs; "newscasters speculated about the President''s game plan for an invasion"


Game_room   Dico Tools
A recreation room for noisy activities (parties or children''s play etc)


Game_show   Dico Tools
A television or radio program in which contestants compete for awards


Game_theory   Dico Tools
(economics) a theory of competition stated in terms of gains and losses among opposing players


Game_warden   Dico Tools
A person employed to take care of game and wildlife


Gamin   Dico Tools
A homeless child who has been abandoned and roams the streets


Gaminess   Dico Tools
Behavior or language bordering on indelicacy


Gaming   Dico Tools
The act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize); "his gambling cost him a fortune"; "there was heavy play at the blackjack table"


Gaming_card   Dico Tools
One of a set of cards used in gambling games


Gaming_house   Dico Tools
A public building in which a variety of games of chance can be played (operated as a business)


Gaming_table   Dico Tools
A table used for gambling; may be equipped with a gameboard and slots for chips


Gamma   Dico Tools
The 3rd letter of the Greek alphabet


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


Gamma   Dico Tools
A unit of magnetic field strength equal to one-hundred-thousandth of an oersted


Gamma-interferon   Dico Tools
A form of interferon that is produced by T cells and macrophages; involved in the activation of phagocytes


Gamma_acid   Dico Tools
A crystalline acid used to make azo dyes


Gamma_aminobutyric_acid   Dico Tools
An amino acid that is found in the central nervous system; acts as an inhibitory neurotransmitter


Gamma_globulin   Dico Tools
A plasma protein containing the immunoglobulins that are responsible for immune responses


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Gamma_hydroxybutyrate   Dico Tools
A club drug available in liquid or powder form is taken orally (frequently combined with alchol); used to incapacitate individuals for the commission of sexual assault and rape


Gamma_iron   Dico Tools
A nonmagnetic allotrope of iron that is the basis of austenite; stable between 906 and 1403 degrees centigrade


Gamma_radiation   Dico Tools
Electromagnetic radiation emitted during radioactive decay and having an extremely short wavelength


Gamma_ray   Dico Tools
Electromagnetic radiation emitted during radioactive decay and having an extremely short wavelength


Gammon   Dico Tools
Hind portion of a side of bacon


Gammon   Dico Tools
Meat cut from the thigh of a hog (usually smoked)


Gammopathy   Dico Tools
A disturbance in the synthesis of immunoglobulins; proteins having antibody activity increase greatly in the blood


Gammy   Dico Tools
(British informal) sore or lame; "a gammy foot"


Gamopetalous   Dico Tools
Having a corolla composed of partially or wholly fused petals forming a corolla shaped like a tube or funnel


Gamow   Dico Tools
United States physicist (born in Russia) who was a proponent of the big-bang theory and who did research in radioactivity and suggested the triplet code for DNA (1904-1968)


Gamp   Dico Tools
Colloquial terms for an umbrella


Gamut   Dico Tools
A complete extent or range: "a face that expressed a gamut of emotions"


Gamut   Dico Tools
The entire scale of musical notes


Gamy   Dico Tools
Willing to face danger


Gamy   Dico Tools
Used of the smell of game beginning to taint


Gamy   Dico Tools
Suggestive of sexual impropriety; "a blue movie"; "blue jokes"; "he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details"; "a juicy scandal"; "a naughty wink"; "naughty words"; "racy anecdotes"; "a risque story"; "spicy gossip"


Ganapati   Dico Tools
Hindu god of wisdom or prophecy; remover of obstacles


Gand   Dico Tools
Port city in northwestern Belgium and industrial center; famous for cloth industry


Gander   Dico Tools
Mature male goose


Gandhi   Dico Tools
Political and spiritual leader during India''s struggle with Great Britain for home rule; an advocate of passive resistance (1869-1948)


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Gandhi   Dico Tools
Daughter of Nehru who served as prime minister of India from 1966 to 1977 (1917-1984)


Gandhian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Mahatma Gandhi or his teachings


Gandy_dancer   Dico Tools
A laborer in a railroad maintenance gang


Gand_flower   Dico Tools
Small European perennial with numerous branches having racemes of blue, pink or white flowers; formerly reputed to promote human lactation


Ganef   Dico Tools
(Yiddish) a thief or dishonest person or scoundrel (often used as a general term of abuse)


Ganesa   Dico Tools
Hindu god of wisdom or prophecy; remover of obstacles


Ganesh   Dico Tools
Hindu god of wisdom or prophecy; remover of obstacles


Ganesha   Dico Tools
Hindu god of wisdom or prophecy; remover of obstacles


Gang   Dico Tools
Tool consisting of a combination of implements arranged to work together


Gang   Dico Tools
An organized group of workmen


Gang   Dico Tools
An association of criminals; "police tried to break up the gang"; "a pack of thieves"


Gang   Dico Tools
An informal body of friends; "he still hangs out with the same crowd"


Gang   Dico Tools
Act as an organized group


Gang-rape   Dico Tools
Rape (someone) successively with several attackers; "The prisoner was gang-raped"


Gangboard   Dico Tools
A temporary bridge for getting on and off a vessel at dockside


Gangdom   Dico Tools
Underworld organizations


Ganger   Dico Tools
The foreman of a work gang


Ganges   Dico Tools
An Asian river; rises in the Himalayas and flows east into the Bay of Bengal; a sacred river of the Hindus


Ganges_River   Dico Tools
An Asian river; rises in the Himalayas and flows east into the Bay of Bengal; a sacred river of the Hindus


Gangland   Dico Tools
Underworld organizations


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Gangling   Dico Tools
Ungracefully tall and thin


Gangling   Dico Tools
Tall and thin and having long slender limbs; "a gangling teenager"; "a lanky kid transformed almost overnight into a handsome young man"


Ganglion   Dico Tools
An encapsulated neural structure consisting of a collection of cell bodies or neurons


Gangly   Dico Tools
Ungracefully tall and thin


Gangly   Dico Tools
Tall and thin and having long slender limbs; "a gangling teenager"; "a lanky kid transformed almost overnight into a handsome young man"


Gangplank   Dico Tools
A temporary bridge for getting on and off a vessel at dockside


Gangrene   Dico Tools
The localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)


Gangrene   Dico Tools
Necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass


Gangrene   Dico Tools
Undergo necrosis; "the tissue around the wound necrosed"


Gangrenous   Dico Tools
Suffering from tissue death


Gangrenous_emphysema   Dico Tools
(pathology) a deadly form of gangrene usually caused by Clostridium bacteria that produce toxins that cause tissue death; can be used as a bioweapon


Gangsaw   Dico Tools
A power saw that has several parallel blades making simultaneous cuts


Gangster   Dico Tools
A criminal who is a member of gang


Gangster's_moll   Dico Tools
The girl friend of a gangster


Gangway   Dico Tools
Passageway between seating areas as in an auditorium or passenger vehicle or between areas of shelves of goods as in stores


Gangway   Dico Tools
A temporary bridge for getting on and off a vessel at dockside


Gangway   Dico Tools
A temporary passageway of planks (as over mud on a building site)


Gang_fight   Dico Tools
A fight between rival gangs of adolescents


Gang_up   Dico Tools
Act as an organized group


Ganja   Dico Tools
The most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect


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Ganja   Dico Tools
A strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared


Gannet   Dico Tools
Large heavily built seabird with a long stout bill noted for its plunging dives for fish


Ganof   Dico Tools
(Yiddish) a thief or dishonest person or scoundrel (often used as a general term of abuse)


Ganoid   Dico Tools
Primitive fishes having thick bony scales with a shiny covering


Ganoidei   Dico Tools
A group of mostly extinct primitive bony fishes characterized by armor-like bony scales


Ganoid_fish   Dico Tools
Primitive fishes having thick bony scales with a shiny covering


Ganoin   Dico Tools
Shiny substance that resemble enamel and is secreted by the corium of certain fishes (especially ganoid fishes) and composes the outer layer of their scales


Ganoine   Dico Tools
Shiny substance that resemble enamel and is secreted by the corium of certain fishes (especially ganoid fishes) and composes the outer layer of their scales


Gansu   Dico Tools
A province in north-central China; formerly part of the Silk Road to Turkistan and India and Persia


Gansu_province   Dico Tools
A province in north-central China; formerly part of the Silk Road to Turkistan and India and Persia


Gantanol   Dico Tools
A sulfonamide (trade name Gantanol) used to treat infections (especially infections of the urinary tract)


Gantlet   Dico Tools
A form of punishment in which a person is forced to run between two lines of men facing each other and armed with clubs or whips to beat the victim


Gantlet   Dico Tools
The convergence of two parallel railroad tracks in a narrow place; the inner rails cross and run parallel and then diverge so a train remains on its own tracks at all times


Gantlet   Dico Tools
A glove with long sleeve


Gantlet   Dico Tools
A glove of armored leather; protects the hand


Gantlet   Dico Tools
To offer or accept a challenge; "threw down the gauntlet"; "took up the gauntlet"


Gantrisin   Dico Tools
A sulfonamide (trade name Gantrisin) used to treat infections of the urinary tract


Gantry   Dico Tools
A framework of steel bars raised on side supports to bridge over or around something; can display railway signals above several tracks or can support a traveling crane etc.


Ganymede   Dico Tools
The largest of Jupiter''s satellites


Gan_Jiang   Dico Tools
A river in southeastern China that flows generally north into the Chang Jiang north of Nanchang


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GAO   Dico Tools
An independent nonpartisan federal agency that acts as the investigative arm of Congress making the executive branch accountable to Congress and the government accountable to citizens of the United States


Gaol   Dico Tools
A correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)


Gaol   Dico Tools
Lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"


Gaolbird   Dico Tools
A person serving a sentence in a jail or prison


Gaolbreak   Dico Tools
An escape from jail; "the breakout was carefully planned"


Gaoler   Dico Tools
Someone who guards prisoners


Gap   Dico Tools
An act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks"


Gap   Dico Tools
A narrow opening; "he opened the window a crack"


Gap   Dico Tools
A conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures; "gap between income and outgo"; "the spread between lending and borrowing costs"


Gap   Dico Tools
A pass between mountain peaks


Gap   Dico Tools
An open or empty space in or between things; "there was a small opening between the trees"; "the explosion made a gap in the wall"


Gap   Dico Tools
Make an opening or gap in


Gap-toothed   Dico Tools
Having widely spaced teeth; "his gap-toothed grin"


Gape   Dico Tools
A stare of amazement (usually with the mouth open)


Gape   Dico Tools
An expression of open-mouthed astonishment


Gape   Dico Tools
Look with amazement; look stupidly


Gape   Dico Tools
Be wide open; "the deep gaping canyon"


Gaping   Dico Tools
With the mouth wide open as in wonder or awe; "the gaping audience"; "we stood there agape with wonder"; "with mouth agape"


Gapped_scale   Dico Tools
A musical scale with fewer than seven notes


Gar   Dico Tools
Elongate European surface-dwelling predacious fishes with long toothed jaws; abundant in coastal waters


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Gar   Dico Tools
Primitive predaceous North American fish covered with hard scales and having long jaws with needle-like teeth


Garage   Dico Tools
An outbuilding (or part of a building) for housing automobiles


Garage   Dico Tools
A repair shop where cars and trucks are serviced and repaired


Garage   Dico Tools
Keep or store in a garage; "we don''t garage our car"


Garageman's_lien   Dico Tools
The extension of a mechanic''s lien to include payment for work on automobiles


Garage_sale   Dico Tools
An outdoor sale of used personal or household items held on the seller''s premises


Garambulla   Dico Tools
Small berrylike fruit


Garambulla   Dico Tools
Arborescent cactus of western Mexico bearing a small oblong edible berrylike fruit


Garambulla_cactus   Dico Tools
Arborescent cactus of western Mexico bearing a small oblong edible berrylike fruit


Garamycin   Dico Tools
An antibiotic (trade name Garamycin) that is derived from an actinomycete; used in treating infections of the urinary tract


Garand   Dico Tools
A semiautomatic rifle


Garand_rifle   Dico Tools
A semiautomatic rifle


Garb   Dico Tools
Clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion; "formal attire"; "battle dress"


Garb   Dico Tools
Provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed and dress their child"


Garbage   Dico Tools
A receptacle where garbage is discarded; "she tossed the moldy bread into the garbage"


Garbage   Dico Tools
A worthless message


Garbage   Dico Tools
Food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)


Garbage_can   Dico Tools
A bin that holds rubbish until it is collected


Garbage_carter   Dico Tools
A hauler of garbage; "there is a web site where licensed carters and would-be customers can make connections"


Garbage_collection   Dico Tools
The collection and removal of garbage


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Garbage_collector   Dico Tools
Someone employed to collect and dispose of refuse


Garbage_disposal   Dico Tools
A kitchen appliance for disposing of garbage


Garbage_down   Dico Tools
Eat a large amount of food quickly; "The children gobbled down most of the birthday cake"


Garbage_dump   Dico Tools
A piece of land where waste materials are dumped


Garbage_hauler   Dico Tools
A hauler of garbage; "there is a web site where licensed carters and would-be customers can make connections"


Garbage_heap   Dico Tools
An accumulation of refuse and discarded matter


Garbage_man   Dico Tools
Someone employed to collect and dispose of refuse


Garbage_pickup   Dico Tools
The collection and removal of garbage


Garbage_truck   Dico Tools
A truck for collecting domestic refuse; "in England a garbage truck is called a dustcart"


Garbanzo   Dico Tools
Large white roundish Asiatic legume; usually dried


Garbanzo   Dico Tools
The seed of the chickpea plant


Garbed   Dico Tools
Dressed or clothed especially in fine attire; often used in combination; "the elegantly attired gentleman"; "neatly dressed workers"; "monks garbed in hooded robes"; "went about oddly garmented"; "professors robed in crimson"; "tuxedo-attired gentlemen";


Garble   Dico Tools
Make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story


Garbled   Dico Tools
Lacking orderly continuity; "a confused set of instructions"; "a confused dream about the end of the world"; "disconnected fragments of a story"; "scattered thoughts"


Garbo   Dico Tools
United States film actress (born in Sweden) known for her reclusiveness (1905-1990)


Garboard   Dico Tools
The first wale laid next to the keel of a wooden ship


Garboard_plank   Dico Tools
The first wale laid next to the keel of a wooden ship


Garboard_strake   Dico Tools
The first wale laid next to the keel of a wooden ship


Garboil   Dico Tools
A state of commotion and noise and confusion


Garbology   Dico Tools
The study of a society by analyzing its garbage


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Garcia_Lorca   Dico Tools
Spanish poet and dramatist who was shot dead by Franco''s soldiers soon after the start of the Spanish Civil War (1898-1936)


Garcinia   Dico Tools
Evergreen trees and shrubs: mangosteens


Garcinia_cambogia   Dico Tools
Low spreading tree of Indonesia yielding an orange to brown gum resin (gamboge) used as a pigment when powdered


Garcinia_gummi-gutta   Dico Tools
Low spreading tree of Indonesia yielding an orange to brown gum resin (gamboge) used as a pigment when powdered


Garcinia_hanburyi   Dico Tools
Low spreading tree of Indonesia yielding an orange to brown gum resin (gamboge) used as a pigment when powdered


Garcinia_mangostana   Dico Tools
East Indian tree with thick leathery leaves and edible fruit


Gardant(ip)   Dico Tools
Looking forward


Garden   Dico Tools
A plot of ground where plants are cultivated


Garden   Dico Tools
A yard or lawn adjoining a house


Garden   Dico Tools
The flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden


Garden   Dico Tools
Work in the garden; "My hobby is gardening"


Gardener   Dico Tools
Someone who takes care of a garden


Gardener   Dico Tools
Someone employed to work in a garden


Gardener's_delight   Dico Tools
An old cottage garden plant of southeastern Europe widely cultivated for its attractive white woolly foliage and showy crimson flowers


Gardener's_garters   Dico Tools
Perennial grass of marshy meadows and ditches having broad leaves; Europe and North America


Gardenia   Dico Tools
Any of various shrubs and small trees of the genus Gardenia having large fragrant white or yellow flowers


Gardenia_augusta   Dico Tools
Evergreen shrub widely cultivated for its large fragrant waxlike white flowers and glossy leaves


Gardenia_jasminoides   Dico Tools
Evergreen shrub widely cultivated for its large fragrant waxlike white flowers and glossy leaves


Gardening   Dico Tools
The cultivation of plants


Garden_angelica   Dico Tools
A biennial cultivated herb; its stems are candied and eaten and its roots are used medicinally


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Garden_balm   Dico Tools
Bushy perennial Old World mint having small white or yellowish flowers and fragrant lemon-flavored leaves; a garden escapee in northern Europe and North America


Garden_cart   Dico Tools
A cart for carrying small loads; has handles and one or more wheels


Garden_centipede   Dico Tools
Minute arthropod often infesting the underground parts of truck-garden and greenhouse crops


Garden_chair   Dico Tools
Chair left outside for use on a lawn or in a garden


Garden_cress   Dico Tools
Cress cultivated for salads and garnishes


Garden_current   Dico Tools
Cultivated European current bearing small edible red berries


Garden_egg   Dico Tools
Hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable


Garden_forget-me-not   Dico Tools
Small biennial to perennial herb of Europe, northern Africa and western Asia having blue, purple or white flowers


Garden_heliotrope   Dico Tools
Tall rhizomatous plant having very fragrant flowers and rhizomes used medicinally


Garden_hose   Dico Tools
A hose used for watering a lawn or garden


Garden_huckleberry   Dico Tools
Improved garden variety of black nightshade having small edible orange or black berries


Garden_lettuce   Dico Tools
Annual or perennial garden plant having succulent leaves used in salads; widely grown


Garden_loosestrife   Dico Tools
Frequently considered a weed; Europe and Asia


Garden_nasturtium   Dico Tools
Strong-growing annual climber having large flowers of all shades of orange from orange-red to yellowish orange and seeds that are pickled and used like capers


Garden_of_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)


Garden_orache   Dico Tools
Asiatic plant resembling spinach often used as a potherb; naturalized in Europe and North America


Garden_party   Dico Tools
A party of people assembled for social interaction out of doors


Garden_pea   Dico Tools
Fresh pea


Garden_pea   Dico Tools
Plant producing peas usually eaten fresh rather than dried


Garden_pea   Dico Tools
The flattened to cylindric inflated multi-seeded fruit of the common pea plant


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Garden_pea_plant   Dico Tools
Plant producing peas usually eaten fresh rather than dried


Garden_pepper_cress   Dico Tools
Annual herb used as salad green and garnish


Garden_pink   Dico Tools
Any of various flowers of plants of the genus Dianthus cultivated for their fragrant flowers


Garden_plant   Dico Tools
Any of a variety of plants usually grown especially in a flower or herb garden


Garden_rake   Dico Tools
A rake used by gardeners


Garden_rhubarb   Dico Tools
Long-cultivated hybrid of Rheum palmatum; stems often cooked in pies or as sauce or preserves


Garden_rocket   Dico Tools
Erect European annual often grown as a salad crop to be harvested when young and tender


Garden_roller   Dico Tools
Heavy cast-iron cylinder used to flatten lawns


Garden_snail   Dico Tools
Any of several inedible snails of the genus Helix; often destructive pests


Garden_sorrel   Dico Tools
European sorrel with large slightly acidic sagittate leaves grown throughout north temperate zone for salad and spring greens


Garden_sorrel   Dico Tools
Low perennial with small silvery-green ovate to hastate leaves


Garden_spade   Dico Tools
A spade used by gardeners


Garden_spider   Dico Tools
A common European garden spider


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


Garden_strawberry   Dico Tools
Widely cultivated


Garden_symphilid   Dico Tools
Minute arthropod often infesting the underground parts of truck-garden and greenhouse crops


Garden_tool   Dico Tools
Used for working in gardens or yards


Garden_trowel   Dico Tools
A trowel used by gardeners


Garden_truck   Dico Tools
Fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market


Garden_violet   Dico Tools
European violet typically having purple to white flowers; widely naturalized


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Garden_webworm   Dico Tools
A variety of webworm


Gardiner   Dico Tools
British historian remembered for his ten-volume history of England (1829-1902)


Gardner   Dico Tools
Writer of detective novels featuring Perry Mason (1889-1970)


Gardner   Dico Tools
United States collector and patron of art who built a museum in Boston to house her collection and opened it to the public in 1903 (1840-1924)


Garfield   Dico Tools
20th President of the United States; assassinated by a frustrated office-seeker (1831-1881)


Garfish   Dico Tools
Primitive predaceous North American fish covered with hard scales and having long jaws with needle-like teeth


Garganey   Dico Tools
Small Eurasian teal


Gargantuan   Dico Tools
Of great mass; huge and bulky; "a jumbo jet"; "jumbo shrimp"


Garget   Dico Tools
Tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous


Gargle   Dico Tools
The sound produced while gargling


Gargle   Dico Tools
A medicated solution used for gargling and rinsing the mouth


Gargle   Dico Tools
Rinse one''s mouth and throat with mouthwash; "gargle with this liquid"


Gargle   Dico Tools
Utter with gargling or burbling sounds


Gargoyle   Dico Tools
An ornament consisting of a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal


Gargoyle   Dico Tools
A spout that terminates in a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal


Gargoylism   Dico Tools
Hereditary disease (autosomal recessive) consisting of an error is mucopolysaccharide metabolism; characterized by severe abnormalities in development of skeletal cartilage and bone and mental retardation


Gari   Dico Tools
Cassava with long tuberous edible roots and soft brittle stems; used especially to make cassiri (an intoxicating drink) and tapioca


Garibaldi   Dico Tools
A loose high-necked blouse with long sleeves; styled after the red flannel shirts worn by Garibaldi''s soldiers


Garibaldi   Dico Tools
Italian patriot whose conquest of Sicily and Naples led to the formation of the Italian state (1807-1882)


Garish   Dico Tools
Tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"


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Garishly   Dico Tools
In a tastelessly garish manner; "the temple was garishly decorated with bright plastic flowers"


Garishness   Dico Tools
Strident color or excessive ornamentation


Garishness   Dico Tools
Tasteless showiness


Garland   Dico Tools
Flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes


Garland   Dico Tools
An anthology of short literary pieces and poems and ballads etc.


Garland   Dico Tools
A city in northeastern Texas (suburb of Dallas)


Garland   Dico Tools
United States singer and film actress (1922-1969)


Garland   Dico Tools
Adorn with bands of flowers or leaves; "They garlanded the statue"


Garland_crab   Dico Tools
Medium-sized tree of the eastern United States having pink blossoms and small yellow fruit


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


Garlic   Dico Tools
Aromatic bulb used as seasoning


Garlic   Dico Tools
Bulbous herb of southern Europe widely naturalized; bulb breaks up into separate strong-flavored cloves


Garlicky   Dico Tools
Relating to or tasting or smelling of garlic; "garlicky sauce"


Garlic_bread   Dico Tools
French or Italian bread sliced and spread with garlic butter then crisped in the oven


Garlic_butter   Dico Tools
Butter seasoned with mashed garlic


Garlic_chive   Dico Tools
Large flat leaves used as chive is used


Garlic_chive   Dico Tools
A plant of eastern Asia; larger than Allium schoenoprasum


Garlic_clove   Dico Tools
One of the small bulblets that can be split off of the axis of a larger garlic bulb


Garlic_mustard   Dico Tools
European herb that smells like garlic


Garlic_press   Dico Tools
A press for extracting juice from garlic


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Garlic_salt   Dico Tools
Ground dried garlic and salt


Garlic_sauce   Dico Tools
Garlic mayonnaise


Garment   Dico Tools
An article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"


Garment   Dico Tools
Provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed and dress their child"


Garment-worker   Dico Tools
A person who makes garments


Garmented   Dico Tools
Dressed or clothed especially in fine attire; often used in combination; "the elegantly attired gentleman"; "neatly dressed workers"; "monks garbed in hooded robes"; "went about oddly garmented"; "professors robed in crimson"; "tuxedo-attired gentlemen";


Garmentless   Dico Tools
Possessing no clothing


Garmentmaker   Dico Tools
A person who makes garments


Garment_bag   Dico Tools
A suitcase that unfolds to be hung up


Garment_cutter   Dico Tools
Someone who cuts cloth etc. to measure in making garments


Garment_industry   Dico Tools
Makers and sellers of fashionable clothing


Garment_worker   Dico Tools
A person who makes garments


Garner   Dico Tools
A storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed


Garner   Dico Tools
Assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"


Garner   Dico Tools
Store grain


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


Garnet   Dico Tools
Any of a group of hard glassy minerals (silicates of various metals) used as gemstones and as an abrasive


Garnet_lac   Dico Tools
Lac refined by treating with solvent; garnet-colored


Garnier   Dico Tools
French architect (1825-1898)


Garnierite   Dico Tools
A green mineral consisting of hydrated nickel magnesium silicate; a source of nickel


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Garnish   Dico Tools
Any decoration added as a trimming or adornment


Garnish   Dico Tools
Something (such as parsley) added to a dish for flavor or decoration


Garnish   Dico Tools
Decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods


Garnish   Dico Tools
Take a debtor''s wages on legal orders, such as for child support; "His employer garnished his wages in order to pay his debt"


Garnished   Dico Tools
Having decorative or flavorful additions; sometimes used in combination; "a whole salmon garnished with lemon slices"; "parsley-garnished potatoes"


Garnishee   Dico Tools
Take a debtor''s wages on legal orders, such as for child support; "His employer garnished his wages in order to pay his debt"


Garnishment   Dico Tools
A court order to an employer to withhold all or part of an employee''s wages and to send the money to the court or to the person who won a lawsuit against the employee


Garonne   Dico Tools
A river that rises in the Pyrenees and flows northwest to the Bay of Biscay


Garonne_River   Dico Tools
A river that rises in the Pyrenees and flows northwest to the Bay of Biscay


Garotte   Dico Tools
An instrument of execution for execution by strangulation


Garotte   Dico Tools
Strangle with an iron collar; "people were garrotted during the Inquisition in Spain"


Garpike   Dico Tools
Primitive predaceous North American fish covered with hard scales and having long jaws with needle-like teeth


Garret   Dico Tools
Floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage


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


Garrison   Dico Tools
A fortified military post where troops are stationed


Garrison   Dico Tools
The troops who maintain and guard a fortified place


Garrison   Dico Tools
United States abolitionist who published an anti-slavery journal (1805-1879)


Garrison   Dico Tools
Station (troops) in a fort or garrison


Garrison_cap   Dico Tools
A wedge-shaped wool or cotton cap; worn as part of a uniform


Garrote   Dico Tools
An instrument of execution for execution by strangulation


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Garrote   Dico Tools
Strangle with an iron collar; "people were garrotted during the Inquisition in Spain"


Garroter   Dico Tools
Someone who kills by strangling


Garrotte   Dico Tools
An instrument of execution for execution by strangulation


Garrotte   Dico Tools
Strangle with an iron collar; "people were garrotted during the Inquisition in Spain"


Garrotter   Dico Tools
Someone who kills by strangling


Garrulinae   Dico Tools
Subfamily of the crow family: jays


Garrulity   Dico Tools
The quality of being wordy and talkative


Garrulous   Dico Tools
Full of trivial conversation; "kept from her housework by gabby neighbors"


Garrulously   Dico Tools
In a chatty loquacious manner; "`When I was young,'' she continued loquaciously, `I used to do all sorts of naughty things''"


Garrulousness   Dico Tools
The quality of being wordy and talkative


Garrulus   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Garrulinae: Old World jays


Garry_oak   Dico Tools
Small deciduous tree of western North America with crooked branches and pale gray bark


Garter   Dico Tools
A band (usually elastic) worn around the leg to hold up a stocking (or around the arm to hold up a sleeve)


Garter   Dico Tools
Fasten with or as if with a garter


Garter_belt   Dico Tools
A wide belt of elastic with supporters hanging from it; worn by women to hold up stockings


Garter_snake   Dico Tools
Any of numerous nonvenomous longitudinally-striped viviparous North American and Central American snakes


Garter_stitch   Dico Tools
A knitting stitch that results in a pattern of horizontal ridges formed by knitting both sides (instead of purling one side)


Gartner's_bacillus   Dico Tools
A form of salmonella that causes gastroenteritis in humans


Garuda   Dico Tools
Supernatural half-man and half-bird vehicle or bearer of Vishnu


Garullus_garullus   Dico Tools
Fawn-colored jay with black-and-white crest and blue-and-black wings


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Gary   Dico Tools
A city in northwest Indiana on Lake Michigan; steel production


Gary_Cooper   Dico Tools
United States film actor noted for his portrayals of strong silent heroes (1901-1961)


Gary_Kasparov   Dico Tools
Azerbaijani chess master who became world champion in 1985 by defeating Anatoli Karpov (born in 1963)


Gary_Weinstein   Dico Tools
Azerbaijani chess master who became world champion in 1985 by defeating Anatoli Karpov (born in 1963)


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


Gas   Dico Tools
A state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal


Gas   Dico Tools
The state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity; relatively great expansion and contraction with changes in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse readily; and the spontaneous tendency


Gas   Dico Tools
A volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines


Gas   Dico Tools
A fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely


Gas   Dico Tools
A fossil fuel in the gaseous state; used for cooking and heating homes


Gas   Dico Tools
Show off


Gas   Dico Tools
Attack with gas; subject to gas fumes; "The despot gassed the rebellious tribes"


Gas-cooled_reactor   Dico Tools
A nuclear reactor using gas as a coolant


Gas-discharge_lamp   Dico Tools
An electric lamp in which the light comes from an electric discharge between two electrodes in a glass tube


Gas-discharge_tube   Dico Tools
A tube in which an electric discharge takes place through a gas


Gas-tight   Dico Tools
Not allowing air or gas to pass in or out


Gas-turbine_ship   Dico Tools
A ship powered by a gas turbine


Gasbag   Dico Tools
The bag containing the gas in a balloon


Gasbag   Dico Tools
A boring person who talks a great deal about uninteresting topics


Gascogne   Dico Tools
A region of southwestern France


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Gasconade   Dico Tools
An instance of boastful talk; "his brag is worse than his fight"; "whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade"


Gasconade   Dico Tools
Show off


Gascony   Dico Tools
A region of southwestern France


Gaseous   Dico Tools
Existing as or having characteristics of a gas; "steam is water is the gaseous state"


Gaseousness   Dico Tools
Having the consistency of a gas


Gaseous_nebula   Dico Tools
A cluster of stars within an intricate cloud of gas and dust


Gasfield   Dico Tools
A region where there is natural gas underground


Gash   Dico Tools
A strong sweeping cut made with a sharp instrument


Gash   Dico Tools
A trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation


Gash   Dico Tools
A wound made by cutting; "he put a bandage over the cut"


Gash   Dico Tools
Cut open; "she slashed her wrists"


Gashed   Dico Tools
Wounded by cutting deeply; "got a gashed arm in a knife fight"; "had a slashed cheek from the broken glass"


Gasherbrum   Dico Tools
A mountain in northern Kashmir (26,470 feet high)


Gasification   Dico Tools
The process of changing into gas; "coal gas is produced by the gasification of coal"


Gasified   Dico Tools
Converted into a gas or vapor


Gasify   Dico Tools
Turn into gas; "The substance gasified"


Gaskell   Dico Tools
English writer who is remembered for her biography of Charlotte Bronte (1810-1865)


Gasket   Dico Tools
Seal consisting of a ring for packing pistons or sealing a pipe joint


Gaskin   Dico Tools
Lower part of a horse''s thigh between the hock and the stifle


Gaslight   Dico Tools
Light yielded by the combustion of illuminating gas


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Gasman   Dico Tools
Someone employed by a gas company


Gasmask   Dico Tools
A protective mask with a filter; protects the face and lungs against poisonous gases


Gasohol   Dico Tools
A gasoline substitute consisting of 90% gasoline and 10% grain alcohol from corn


Gasolene   Dico Tools
A volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines


Gasoline   Dico Tools
A volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines


Gasoline_bomb   Dico Tools
A crude incendiary bomb made of a bottle filled with flammable liquid and fitted with a rag wick


Gasoline_engine   Dico Tools
An internal-combustion engine that burns gasoline; most automobiles are driven by gasoline engines


Gasoline_gage   Dico Tools
Gauge that indicates the amount of gasoline left in the gasoline tank of a vehicle


Gasoline_gauge   Dico Tools
Gauge that indicates the amount of gasoline left in the gasoline tank of a vehicle


Gasoline_mileage   Dico Tools
The ratio of the number of miles traveled to the number of gallons of gasoline burned


Gasoline_pump   Dico Tools
A pump in a service station that draws gasoline from underground storage tanks


Gasoline_station   Dico Tools
A service station that sells gasoline


Gasoline_tank   Dico Tools
A tank for holding gasoline to supply a vehicle


Gasoline_tax   Dico Tools
A tax on every gallon of gasoline sold


Gasometer   Dico Tools
A large gas-tight spherical or cylindrical tank for holding gas to be used as fuel


Gasometer   Dico Tools
A meter for measuring the amount of gas flowing through a particular pipe


Gasp   Dico Tools
A short labored intake of breath with the mouth open; "she gave a gasp and fainted"


Gasp   Dico Tools
Breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted; "The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily"


Gaspar   Dico Tools
(New Testament) one of the three sages from the east who came bearing gifts for the infant Jesus


Gasping   Dico Tools
Breathing laboriously or convulsively


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Gaspingly   Dico Tools
In a breathless manner; "she spoke gaspingly"


Gaspingly   Dico Tools
As someone winded and out of breath; "he came running after us pantingly"


Gassing   Dico Tools
The deliberate act of poisoning some person or animal with gas


Gassing   Dico Tools
The process of interacting with gas


Gassy   Dico Tools
Suffering from excessive gas in the alimentary canal


Gassy   Dico Tools
Resembling gas


Gasteromycete   Dico Tools
Any fungus of the class Gasteromycetes


Gasteromycetes   Dico Tools
Fungi in which the hymenium is enclosed until after spores have matured: puffballs; earth stars; stinkhorn fungi


Gasterophilidae   Dico Tools
Horse botflies


Gasterophilus   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Gasterophilidae: horse botflies


Gasterophilus_intestinalis   Dico Tools
Parasitic chiefly on horses


Gasteropoda   Dico Tools
Snails and slugs and their relatives


Gasterosteidae   Dico Tools
Sticklebacks


Gasterosteus   Dico Tools
Type genus of the family Gasterosteidae


Gasterosteus_aculeatus   Dico Tools
Of rivers and coastal regions


Gasterosteus_pungitius   Dico Tools
Confined to rivers


Gaston_Lachaise   Dico Tools
United States sculptor (born in France) noted for his large nude figures (1882-1935)


Gastralgia   Dico Tools
An ache localized in the stomach or abdominal region


Gastrectomy   Dico Tools
Surgical removal of all or part of the stomach


Gastric   Dico Tools
Relating to or involving the stomach; "gastric ulcer"


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Gastric_antacid   Dico Tools
An agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach)


Gastric_artery   Dico Tools
Arteries that supplies the walls of the stomach


Gastric_digestion   Dico Tools
The process of breaking down proteins by the action of the gastric juice in the stomach


Gastric_juice   Dico Tools
Digestive secretions of the stomach glands consisting chiefly of hydrochloric acid and mucin and the enzymes pepsin and rennin and lipase


Gastric_lavage   Dico Tools
Washing out the stomach with sterile water or a salt-water solution; removes blood or poisons; "when the doctor ordered a gastric lavage the hospital pumped out my stomach"


Gastric_mill   Dico Tools
Thick-walled muscular pouch below the crop in many birds and reptiles for grinding food


Gastric_smear   Dico Tools
Alimentary tract smear of material obtained from the stomach


Gastric_ulcer   Dico Tools
A peptic ulcer of the stomach


Gastric_vein   Dico Tools
One of several veins draining the stomach walls


Gastrin   Dico Tools
Polypeptide hormone secreted by the mucous lining of the stomach; induces the secretion of gastric juice


Gastritis   Dico Tools
Inflammation of the lining of the stomach; nausea and loss of appetite and discomfort after eating


Gastroboletus   Dico Tools
A genus of fungi belonging to the family Secotiaceae; they resemble boletes but the spores are not discharged from the basidium


Gastroboletus_scabrosus   Dico Tools
A dingy yellow brown fungus with a rough stalk that superficially resembles a bolete


Gastroboletus_turbinatus   Dico Tools
A fungus with a cap that can vary from red to dark brown; superficially resembles a bolete


Gastrocnemius   Dico Tools
The muscle in the back part of the leg that forms the greater part of the calf; responsible for the plantar flexion of the foot


Gastrocnemius_muscle   Dico Tools
The muscle in the back part of the leg that forms the greater part of the calf; responsible for the plantar flexion of the foot


Gastrocolic_omentum   Dico Tools
Part of the peritoneum attached to the stomach and to the colon and covering the intestines


Gastrocybe   Dico Tools
A genus of fungi of the family Secotiaceae


Gastrocybe_lateritia   Dico Tools
A species of Gastrocybe fungus that has a conic cap and a thin stalk; at first the stalk is upright but as it matures the stalk bends over and then downward; the cap then gelatinizes and a slimy mass containing the spores falls to the ground as the stalk


Gastroenteritis   Dico Tools
Inflammation of the stomach and intestines; can be caused by Salmonella enteritidis


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Gastroenterologist   Dico Tools
A physician who specializes in diseases of the gastrointestinal tract


Gastroenterology   Dico Tools
The branch of medicine that studies the gastrointestinal tract and its diseases


Gastroenterostomy   Dico Tools
Surgical creation of an opening between the stomach wall and the small intestines; performed when the normal opening has been eliminated


Gastroepiploic_vein   Dico Tools
One of two veins serving the great curvature of the stomach


Gastroesophageal   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or involving the stomach and esophagus


Gastroesophageal_reflux   Dico Tools
Reflux of stomach contents into the esophagus


Gastrogavage   Dico Tools
Feeding a nutrient solution into the stomach through a tube through a surgically created opening


Gastrointestinal   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the stomach and intestines; "a gastrointestinal disorder"


Gastrointestinal_disorder   Dico Tools
Illness caused by poisonous or contaminated food


Gastrointestinal_system   Dico Tools
The system that makes food absorbable into the body


Gastrointestinal_tract   Dico Tools
Tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination


Gastrolobium   Dico Tools
Any of various Australian evergreen shrubs of the genus Gastrolobium having whorled compound leaves poisonous to livestock and showy yellow to deep reddish-orange flowers followed by two-seeded pods


Gastromy   Dico Tools
Surgical incision into the stomach


Gastromycete   Dico Tools
Any fungus of the class Gasteromycetes


Gastromycetes   Dico Tools
Fungi in which the hymenium is enclosed until after spores have matured: puffballs; earth stars; stinkhorn fungi


Gastronome   Dico Tools
A person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)


Gastronomic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to gastronomy; "gastronomic adventures"


Gastronomical   Dico Tools
Of or relating to gastronomy; "gastronomic adventures"


Gastronomy   Dico Tools
The art and practice of choosing and preparing and eating good food


Gastronomy   Dico Tools
A particular style of cookery (as of a region); "New England gastronomy"


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Gastroomental_vein   Dico Tools
One of two veins serving the great curvature of the stomach


Gastrophryne   Dico Tools
Primarily tropical narrow-mouthed toads


Gastrophryne_carolinensis   Dico Tools
Small toad of southeastern United States


Gastrophryne_olivacea   Dico Tools
Small secretive toad with smooth tough skin of central and western North America


Gastropod   Dico Tools
A class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes


Gastropoda   Dico Tools
Snails and slugs and their relatives


Gastroscope   Dico Tools
A type of endoscope for visually examining the stomach


Gastroscopy   Dico Tools
Visual examination of the stomach by means of a gastroscope inserted through the esophagus


Gastrostomy   Dico Tools
Surgical creation of an opening through the abdominal wall into the stomach (as for gastrogavage)


Gastrula   Dico Tools
Double-walled stage of the embryo resulting from invagination of the blastula; the outer layer of cells is the ectoderm and the inner layer differentiates into the mesoderm and endoderm


Gastrulation   Dico Tools
The process in which a gastrula develops from a blastula by the inward migration of cells


Gasworks   Dico Tools
The workplace where coal gas is manufactured


Gas_bomb   Dico Tools
A bomb laden with chemical agents that are released when the bomb explodes


Gas_bracket   Dico Tools
A pipe with one or more burners projecting from a wall


Gas_burner   Dico Tools
Burner such that combustible gas issues from a nozzle to form a steady flame


Gas_chamber   Dico Tools
Instrument of execution consisting of a sealed chamber into which poison gas is introduced; used to kill people or animals


Gas_company   Dico Tools
A public utility that provides gas


Gas_constant   Dico Tools
(physics) the universal constant in the gas equation: pressure times volume = R times temperature; equal to 8.3143 joules per kelvin per mole


Gas_cooker   Dico Tools
A range with gas rings and an oven for cooking with gas


Gas_embolism   Dico Tools
Pain resulting from rapid change in pressure


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Gas_embolism   Dico Tools
Obstruction of the circulatory system caused by an air bubble as, e.g., accidentally during surgery or hypodermic injection or as a complication from scuba diving


Gas_engine   Dico Tools
An internal-combustion engine similar to a gasoline engine but using natural gas instead of gasoline vapor


Gas_fitter   Dico Tools
A workman who installs and repairs gas fixtures and appliances


Gas_fitting   Dico Tools
The fitting (pipes or valves or meters) that convey gas from the gas main to the gas fixtures of a building


Gas_fixture   Dico Tools
A device to convey illuminating gas from the pipe to the gas burner


Gas_furnace   Dico Tools
A furnace that burns gas


Gas_gage   Dico Tools
Gauge that indicates the amount of gasoline left in the gasoline tank of a vehicle


Gas_gangrene   Dico Tools
(pathology) a deadly form of gangrene usually caused by Clostridium bacteria that produce toxins that cause tissue death; can be used as a bioweapon


Gas_gauge   Dico Tools
Gauge that indicates the amount of gasoline left in the gasoline tank of a vehicle


Gas_giant   Dico Tools
Any of the four outermost planets in the solar system; much larger than Earth and gaseous in nature (like Jupiter)


Gas_gun   Dico Tools
A gun that fires gas shells


Gas_guzzler   Dico Tools
A car with relatively low fuel efficiency


Gas_heat   Dico Tools
Heating system that burns natural gas


Gas_heater   Dico Tools
A heater that burns gas for heat


Gas_helmet   Dico Tools
A protective mask with a filter; protects the face and lungs against poisonous gases


Gas_holder   Dico Tools
A large gas-tight spherical or cylindrical tank for holding gas to be used as fuel


Gas_jet   Dico Tools
Burner such that combustible gas issues from a nozzle to form a steady flame


Gas_lamp   Dico Tools
A lamp that burns illuminating gas


Gas_line   Dico Tools
A pipe that carries gasoline from a tank to a gasoline engine; "the car wouldn''t start because dirt clogged the gas line"


Gas_line   Dico Tools
A pipeline used to transport natural gas; "the workmen broke through the gas line"


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Gas_line   Dico Tools
A queue of vehicles waiting to purchase gasoline


Gas_main   Dico Tools
A main that distributes gas


Gas_maser   Dico Tools
A maser in which microwave radiation interacts with gas molecules


Gas_meter   Dico Tools
A meter for measuring the amount of gas flowing through a particular pipe


Gas_mileage   Dico Tools
The ratio of the number of miles traveled to the number of gallons of gasoline burned


Gas_oil   Dico Tools
An oil formed through distillation of petroleum of intermediate boiling range and viscosity


Gas_oven   Dico Tools
A domestic oven fueled by gas


Gas_oven   Dico Tools
A cremation chamber fueled by gas


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


Gas_phlegmon   Dico Tools
(pathology) a deadly form of gangrene usually caused by Clostridium bacteria that produce toxins that cause tissue death; can be used as a bioweapon


Gas_plant   Dico Tools
Eurasian perennial herb with white flowers that emit flammable vapor in hot weather


Gas_pressure   Dico Tools
The pressure exerted by a gas


Gas_pump   Dico Tools
A pump in a service station that draws gasoline from underground storage tanks


Gas_range   Dico Tools
A range with gas rings and an oven for cooking with gas


Gas_ring   Dico Tools
Gas burner consisting of a circular metal pipe with several small holes through which gas can escape to be burned


Gas_service   Dico Tools
A public utility that provides gas


Gas_shell   Dico Tools
(military) bomb consisting of an explosive projectile filled with a toxic gas that is released when the bomb explodes


Gas_station   Dico Tools
A service station that sells gasoline


Gas_stove   Dico Tools
A range with gas rings and an oven for cooking with gas


Gas_system   Dico Tools
Facility (plant and equipment) for providing natural-gas service


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Gas_tank   Dico Tools
A tank for holding gasoline to supply a vehicle


Gas_thermometer   Dico Tools
Thermometer that measures temperature by changes in the pressure of a gas kept at constant volume


Gas_turbine   Dico Tools
Turbine that converts the chemical energy of a liquid fuel into mechanical energy by internal combustion; gaseous products of the fuel (which is burned in compressed air) are expanded through a turbine


Gas_up   Dico Tools
Fill with gasoline; "Gas up the car"


Gas_well   Dico Tools
A well that yields or has yielded natural gas


Gat   Dico Tools
A gangster''s pistol


Gate   Dico Tools
A door-like movable barrier in a fence or wall


Gate   Dico Tools
A computer circuit with several inputs but only one output that can be activated by particular combinations of inputs


Gate   Dico Tools
Passageway (as in an air terminal) where passengers can embark or disembark


Gate   Dico Tools
Total admission receipts at a sports event


Gate   Dico Tools
Restrict (school boys'') movement to the dormitory or campus as a means of punishment


Gate   Dico Tools
Control with a valve or other device that functions like a gate


Gate   Dico Tools
Supply with a gate; "The house was gated"


Gate-crash   Dico Tools
Enter uninvited; informal; "let''s crash the party!"


Gate-crashing   Dico Tools
Of those who go where they are not invited; "gate-crashing guests disrupted the party"


Gateau   Dico Tools
Any of various rich and elaborate cakes


Gatecrasher   Dico Tools
Someone who gets in (to a party) without an invitation or without paying


Gatefold   Dico Tools
An oversize page that is folded in to a book or magazine


Gatehouse   Dico Tools
A house built at a gateway; usually the gatekeeper''s residence


Gatekeeper   Dico Tools
Someone who guards an entrance


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Gatekeeper   Dico Tools
Someone who controls access to something; "there are too many gatekepers between the field officers and the chief"


Gateleg_table   Dico Tools
A drop-leaf table with the drop-leaves supported by hinged legs


Gatepost   Dico Tools
Either of two posts that bound a gate


Gates   Dico Tools
United States computer entrepreneur whose software company made him the youngest multi-billionaire in the history of the United States (born in 1955)


Gates_of_the_Arctic_National_Park   Dico Tools
A large national park in Alaska featuring the Great Mendenhall Glacier


Gateway   Dico Tools
An entrance that can be closed by a gate


Gateway_drug   Dico Tools
A habit-forming drug that is not addictive but its use may lead to the use of other addictive drugs; "one college athlete recently called beer a gateway drug for young people"


Gateway_to_the_West   Dico Tools
The largest city in Missouri; a busy river port on the Mississippi River near its confluence with the Missouri River; was an important staging area for wagon trains westward in the 19th century


Gather   Dico Tools
The act of gathering something


Gather   Dico Tools
Sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching


Gather   Dico Tools
Collect or gather; "Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up"


Gather   Dico Tools
Conclude from evidence; "I gather you have not done your homework"


Gather   Dico Tools
Look for (food) in nature; "Our ancestors gathered nuts in the Fall"


Gather   Dico Tools
Draw fabric together and sew it tightly


Gather   Dico Tools
Assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"


Gather   Dico Tools
Collect in one place; "We assembled in the church basement"; "Let''s gather in the dining room"


Gather   Dico Tools
Get people together; "assemble your colleagues"; "get together all those who are interested in the project"; "gather the close family members"


Gathered   Dico Tools
Having accumulated or become more intense; "the deepened gloom"


Gathered   Dico Tools
Brought together in one place; "the collected works of Milton"; "the gathered folds of the skirt"


Gathered_skirt   Dico Tools
A skirt whose fabric is drawn together around the waist


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Gatherer   Dico Tools
A person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)


Gatherer   Dico Tools
A person who gathers; "they were a society of hunters and gatherers"


Gathering   Dico Tools
The act of gathering something


Gathering   Dico Tools
The social act of assembling; "they demanded the right of assembly"


Gathering   Dico Tools
Sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching


Gathering   Dico Tools
A group of persons together in one place


Gathering(a)   Dico Tools
Accumulating and becoming more intense; "the deepening gloom"; "felt a deepening love"; "the gathering darkness"; "the thickening dusk"


Gathering_place   Dico Tools
A favorite haunt where people gather


Gather_in   Dico Tools
Fold up; "take in the sails"


Gather_up   Dico Tools
Take and lift upward


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


Gathic   Dico Tools
An ancient Iranian language


Gatling   Dico Tools
United States inventor of the first rapid firing gun (1818-1903)


Gatling_gun   Dico Tools
An early form of machine gun having several barrels that fire in sequence as they are rotated


Gator   Dico Tools
Either of two amphibious reptiles related to crocodiles but with with shorter broader snouts


GATT   Dico Tools
A United Nations agency created by a multinational treaty to promote trade by the reduction of tariffs and import quotas


Gauche   Dico Tools
Lacking social polish; "too gauche to leave the room when the conversation became intimate"; "their excellent manners always may be feel gauche"


Gaucheness   Dico Tools
An impolite manner that is vulgar and lacking tact or refinement; "the whole town was famous for its crudeness"


Gaucher's_disease   Dico Tools
A rare chronic disorder of lipid metabolism of genetic origin


Gaucherie   Dico Tools
A socially awkward or tactless act


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Gaucherie   Dico Tools
The quality of being rustic or gauche


Gaucho   Dico Tools
A cowboy of the South American pampas


Gaud   Dico Tools
Cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing


Gaudery   Dico Tools
Cheap or pretentious display


Gaudi   Dico Tools
Spanish architect who was a leading exponent of art nouveau in Europe (1852-1926)


Gaudily   Dico Tools
In a tastelessly garish manner; "the temple was garishly decorated with bright plastic flowers"


Gaudiness   Dico Tools
Strident color or excessive ornamentation


Gaudiness   Dico Tools
Tasteless showiness


Gaudi_i_Cornet   Dico Tools
Spanish architect who was a leading exponent of art nouveau in Europe (1852-1926)


Gaudy   Dico Tools
A celebratory feast held annually at one of the colleges in a British university


Gaudy   Dico Tools
(used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display


Gaudy   Dico Tools
Tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"


Gauffer   Dico Tools
An ornamental frill made by pressing pleats


Gauffer   Dico Tools
An iron used to press pleats and ridges


Gauffer   Dico Tools
Make wavy with a heated goffering iron; "goffer the trim of the dress"


Gauge   Dico Tools
A measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.


Gauge   Dico Tools
Diameter of a tube or gun barrel


Gauge   Dico Tools
The thickness of wire


Gauge   Dico Tools
The distance between the rails of a railway or between the wheels of a train


Gauge   Dico Tools
Accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared


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Gauge   Dico Tools
Mix in specific proportions; "gauge plaster"


Gauge   Dico Tools
Adapt to a specified measurement; "gauge the instruments"


Gauge   Dico Tools
Measure precisely and against a standard; "the wire is gauged"


Gauge   Dico Tools
Judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"


Gauge   Dico Tools
Determine the capacity, volume, or contents of by measurement and calculation; "gauge the wine barrels"


Gauge   Dico Tools
Rub to a uniform size; "gauge bricks"


Gauge_boson   Dico Tools
A particle that mediates the interaction of two elementary particles


Gauguin   Dico Tools
French post-impressionist painter who worked in the South Pacific (1848-1903)


Gauguinesque   Dico Tools
In the manner of Paul Gauguin


Gaul   Dico Tools
An ancient region of western Europe that included what is now northern Italy and France and Belgium and part of Germany and the Netherlands


Gaul   Dico Tools
A Celt of ancient Gaul


Gaul   Dico Tools
A person of French descent


Gaultheria   Dico Tools
Widely distributed genus of creeping or upright evergreen shrubs


Gaultheria_hispidula   Dico Tools
Slow-growing procumbent evergreen shrublet of northern North America and Japan having white flowers and numerous white fleshy rough-hairy seeds


Gaultheria_procumbens   Dico Tools
Creeping shrub of eastern North America having white bell-shaped flowers followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil


Gaultheria_shallon   Dico Tools
Small evergreen shrub of Pacific coast of North America having edible dark purple grape-size berries


Gaumless   Dico Tools
British informal


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


Gauntlet   Dico Tools
A form of punishment in which a person is forced to run between two lines of men facing each other and armed with clubs or whips to beat the victim


Gauntlet   Dico Tools
A glove with long sleeve


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Gauntlet   Dico Tools
A glove of armored leather; protects the hand


Gauntlet   Dico Tools
To offer or accept a challenge; "threw down the gauntlet"; "took up the gauntlet"


Gauntleted   Dico Tools
Wearing a protective glove; "gestured with his gauntleted hand"


Gauntness   Dico Tools
Extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease)


Gauntry   Dico Tools
A framework of steel bars raised on side supports to bridge over or around something; can display railway signals above several tracks or can support a traveling crane etc.


Gaur   Dico Tools
Wild ox of mountainous areas of eastern India


Gauri   Dico Tools
In Hinduism, goddess of purity and posterity and a benevolent aspect of Devi; the `brilliant''


Gauss   Dico Tools
German mathematician who developed the theory of numbers and who applied mathematics to electricity and magnetism and astronomy and geodesy (1777-1855)


Gauss   Dico Tools
A unit of magnetic flux density equal to 1 maxwell per square centimeter


Gaussian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Karl Gauss or his mathematical theories of magnetics or electricity or astronomy or probability; "Gaussian distribution"


Gaussian_curve   Dico Tools
A symmetrical curve representing the normal distribution


Gaussian_distribution   Dico Tools
A theoretical distribution with finite mean and variance


Gaussian_shape   Dico Tools
A symmetrical curve representing the normal distribution


Gaussmeter   Dico Tools
A meter to compare strengths of magnetic fields


Gautama   Dico Tools
Founder of Buddhism; worshipped as a god (c 563-483 BC)


Gautama_Buddha   Dico Tools
Founder of Buddhism; worshipped as a god (c 563-483 BC)


Gautama_Siddhartha   Dico Tools
Founder of Buddhism; worshipped as a god (c 563-483 BC)


Gauze   Dico Tools
A net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave


Gauze   Dico Tools
(medicine) bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages and dressings


Gauze_bandage   Dico Tools
(medicine) bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages and dressings


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Gauzy   Dico Tools
So thin as to transmit light; "a hat with a diaphanous veil"; "filmy wings of a moth"; "gauzy clouds of dandelion down"; "gossamer cobwebs"; "sheer silk stockings"; "transparent chiffon"; "vaporous silks"


Gavage   Dico Tools
Feeding that consists of the delivery of a nutrient solution (as through a nasal tube) to someone who cannot or will not eat


Gavel   Dico Tools
A small mallet used by a presiding officer or a judge


Gavia   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Gavidae: loons


Gavial   Dico Tools
Large fish-eating Indian crocodilian with a long slender snout


Gavialidae   Dico Tools
Gavials


Gavialis   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Gavialidae


Gavialis_gangeticus   Dico Tools
Large fish-eating Indian crocodilian with a long slender snout


Gavidae   Dico Tools
Loon family


Gaviiformes   Dico Tools
Large aquatic birds: loons and some extinct forms


Gaviiform_seabird   Dico Tools
Seabirds of the order Gaviiformes


Gavotte   Dico Tools
An old formal French dance in quadruple time


Gavotte   Dico Tools
Music composed in quadruple time for dancing the gavotte


Gawain   Dico Tools
(Arthurian legend) a nephew of Arthur and one of the knights of the Round Table


Gawk   Dico Tools
An awkward stupid person


Gawk   Dico Tools
Look with amazement; look stupidly


Gawkiness   Dico Tools
The carriage of someone whose movements and posture are extremely ungainly and inelegant


Gawky   Dico Tools
Lacking grace in movement or posture; "a gawky lad with long ungainly legs"; "clumsy fingers"; "what an ungainly creature a giraffe is"; "heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair"


Gawp   Dico Tools
Look with amazement; look stupidly


Gay   Dico Tools
Someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex


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Gay   Dico Tools
Bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer; "a cheery hello"; "a gay sunny room"; "a sunny smile"


Gay   Dico Tools
Brightly colored and showy; "girls decked out in brave new dresses"; "brave banners flying"; "`braw'' is a Scottish word"; "a dress a bit too gay for her years"; "birds with gay plumage"


Gay   Dico Tools
Homosexual or arousing homosexual desires


Gay   Dico Tools
Given to social pleasures often including dissipation; "led a gay Bohemian life"; "a gay old rogue with an eye for the ladies"


Gay   Dico Tools
Offering fun and gaiety; "a gala ball after the inauguration"; "a festive (or festal) occasion"; "gay and exciting night life"; "a merry evening"


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Full of or showing high-spirited merriment; "when hearts were young and gay"; "a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company"- Wordsworth; "the jolly crowd at the reunion"; "jolly old Saint Nick"; "a jovial old gentleman"; "have a merry Christmas"


Gay-feather   Dico Tools
Any of various North American plants of the genus Liatris having racemes or panicles of small discoid flower heads


Gay-Lussac   Dico Tools
French chemist and physicist who first isolated boron and who formulated the law describing the behavior of gases under constant pressure (1778-1850)


Gay-Lussac's_law   Dico Tools
(physics) the density of an ideal gas at constant pressure varies inversely with the temperature


Gayal   Dico Tools
Ox of southeast Asia sometimes considered a domesticated breed of the gaur


Gayfeather   Dico Tools
Any of various North American plants of the genus Liatris having racemes or panicles of small discoid flower heads


Gaylussacia   Dico Tools
Deciduous or evergreen shrubs of North America: black huckleberries


Gaylussacia_baccata   Dico Tools
Low shrub of the eastern United States bearing shiny black edible fruit; best known of the huckleberries


Gaylussacia_brachycera   Dico Tools
Creeping evergreen shrub of southeastern United States having small shiny boxlike leaves and flavorless berries


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


Gayly   Dico Tools
In a joyous manner; "they shouted happily"


Gayness   Dico Tools
A sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the same sex


Gaywings   Dico Tools
Common trailing perennial milkwort of eastern North America having leaves like wintergreen and usually rosy-purple flowers with winged sepals


Gay_lib   Dico Tools
The movement aimed at liberating homosexuals from legal or social or economic oppression


Gay_liberation_movement   Dico Tools
The movement aimed at liberating homosexuals from legal or social or economic oppression


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Gay_man   Dico Tools
A homosexual man


Gay_woman   Dico Tools
A female homosexual


Gaza   Dico Tools
A coastal region at the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean bordering Israel and Egypt; "he is a Palestinian from Gaza"


Gazania   Dico Tools
Any plant of the genus Gazania valued for their showy daisy flowers


Gazania_rigens   Dico Tools
Decumbent South African perennial with short densely leafy stems and orange flower rays with black eyespots at base


Gaza_Strip   Dico Tools
A coastal region at the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean bordering Israel and Egypt; "he is a Palestinian from Gaza"


Gaze   Dico Tools
A long fixed look; "he fixed his paternal gaze on me"


Gaze   Dico Tools
Look at with fixed eyes; "The students stared at the teacher with amazement"


Gazebo   Dico Tools
A small roofed building affording shade and rest


Gazella   Dico Tools
Typical gazelles


Gazella_subgutturosa   Dico Tools
A kind of gazelle


Gazella_thomsoni   Dico Tools
East African gazelle; the smallest gazelle


Gazelle   Dico Tools
Small swift graceful antelope of Africa and Asia having lustrous eyes


Gazelle_hound   Dico Tools
Old breed of tall swift keen-eyed hunting dogs resembling greyhounds; from Egypt and southwestern Asia


Gazette   Dico Tools
A newspaper or official journal


Gazette   Dico Tools
Publish in a gazette


Gazetteer   Dico Tools
A geographical dictionary (as at the back of an atlas)


Gazpacho   Dico Tools
A soup made with chopped tomatoes and onions and cucumbers and peppers and herbs; served cold


Gazump   Dico Tools
Raise the price of something after agreeing on a lower price


Gazump   Dico Tools
Rip off; ask an unreasonable price


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GB   Dico Tools
A monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland


GB   Dico Tools
A unit of information equal to one billion (1,073,741,824) bytes or 1024 megabytes


Gb   Dico Tools
A unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns


GB   Dico Tools
A highly toxic chemical nerve agent that inhibits the activity of cholinesterase


GBU-28   Dico Tools
A 5,000 pound laser-guided bomb that can be programmed to penetrate to a given depth before exploding; used to penetrate hardened underground faccilities


Gc   Dico Tools
1,000,000,000 periods per second


GCA   Dico Tools
Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar


Gd   Dico Tools
A ductile silvery-white ductile ferromagnetic trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group


GD   Dico Tools
A nerve agent easily absorbed into the body; a lethal cholinesterase inhibitor that is highly toxic when inhaled


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


GDP   Dico Tools
Measure of the United States economy adopted in 1991; the total market values of goods and services by produced by workers and capital within the United States borders during a given period (usually 1 year)


Ge   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology


Ge   Dico Tools
A brittle gray crystalline element that is a semiconducting metalloid (resembling silicon) used in transistors; occurs in germanite and argyrodite


Gean   Dico Tools
Wild or seedling sweet cherry used as stock for grafting


Gear   Dico Tools
A toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion


Gear   Dico Tools
Equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.


Gear   Dico Tools
A mechanism for transmitting motion by gears for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle)


Gear   Dico Tools
Set the level or character of; "She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience"


Gearbox   Dico Tools
The shell (metal casing) in which a train of gears is sealed


Geared   Dico Tools
Equipped with or connected by gears or having gears engaged


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Gearing   Dico Tools
Wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed; "the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain"


Gears   Dico Tools
Wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed; "the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain"


Gearset   Dico Tools
A set of gears


Gearshift   Dico Tools
A mechanical device for engaging and disengaging gears; "in England they call a gearshift a gear lever"


Gearstick   Dico Tools
A mechanical device for engaging and disengaging gears; "in England they call a gearshift a gear lever"


Geartrain   Dico Tools
Wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed; "the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain"


Gear_case   Dico Tools
The shell (metal casing) in which a train of gears is sealed


Gear_lever   Dico Tools
A mechanical device for engaging and disengaging gears; "in England they call a gearshift a gear lever"


Gear_mechanism   Dico Tools
A mechanism for transmitting motion by gears for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle)


Gear_up   Dico Tools
Make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc; "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill"


Gear_wheel   Dico Tools
A toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion


Geastraceae   Dico Tools
A family of earthstar fungi belonging to the order Lycoperdales


Geastrum   Dico Tools
Type genus of Geastraceae; fungi whose outer peridium when dry splits into starlike segments


Geastrum_coronatum   Dico Tools
An earthstar with a bluish spore sac and a purplish brown gleba; at maturity the outer layer splits into rays that bend backward and elevate the spore sac


Geb   Dico Tools
Egyptian god of the earth; father of Osiris and Isis


Gebang_palm   Dico Tools
Large-leaved palm of Malay to Philippines and northern Australia; leaves used for thatching or plaiting into containers


Gecko   Dico Tools
Any of various small chiefly tropical and usually nocturnal insectivorous terrestrial lizards typically with immovable eyelids; completely harmless


Gee   Dico Tools
A unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity; used to indicate the force to which a body is subjected when it is accelerated


Gee   Dico Tools
Give a command to a horse to turn to the right side


Gee   Dico Tools
Turn to the right side; "the horse geed"


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Gee-gee   Dico Tools
A word for horse used by children or in adult slang


Geebung   Dico Tools
Any of numerous shrubs and small trees having hard narrow leaves and long-lasting yellow or white flowers followed by small edible but insipid fruits


Geek   Dico Tools
A person with an unusual or odd personality


Geek   Dico Tools
A carnival performer who does disgusting acts


Geert_Geerts   Dico Tools
Dutch humanist and theologian who was the leading Renaissance scholar of northern Europe; although his criticisms of the Church led to the Reformation, he opposed violence and condemned Martin Luther (1466-1536)


Geezer   Dico Tools
A man who is (usually) old and/or eccentric


Geezerhood   Dico Tools
A late time of life; "old age is not for sissies"; "he''s showing his years"; "age hasn''t slowed him down at all"; "a beard white with eld"; "on the brink of geezerhood"


Gefilte_fish   Dico Tools
Well-seasoned balls of ground fish and eggs and crushed crumbs simmered in fish stock


Gegenschein   Dico Tools
A faint spot of light in the night sky that appears directly opposite the position of the sun; a reflection of sunlight by micrometeoric material in space


Geglossaceae   Dico Tools
A type of ascomycetous fungus


Gehenna   Dico Tools
A place where the wicked are punished after death


Gehrig   Dico Tools
Baseball player who died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (1903-1941)


Geiger   Dico Tools
German physicist who developed the Geiger counter (1882-1945)


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