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An alphabetical listing of General terms and items.

 
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The 10th letter of the Roman alphabet


J   Dico Tools
A unit of electrical energy equal to the work done when a current of one ampere passes through a resistance of one ohm for one second


J.R.R._Tolkien   Dico Tools
British philologist and writer of fantasies (born in South Africa) (1892-1973)


J._B._Rhine   Dico Tools
United States parapsychologist (1895-1980)


J._B._S._Haldane   Dico Tools
Scottish geneticist (son of John Haldane) who contributed to the development of population genetics; a popularizer of science and a Marxist (1892-1964)


J._C._Maxwell   Dico Tools
Scottish physicist whose equations unified electricity and magnetism and who recognized the electromagnetic nature of light (1831-1879)


J._Craig_Ventner   Dico Tools
United States geneticist who published the complete base sequences for all the genes of a free-living organism, the influenza bacterium; later led team that developed a first draft of the entire human genome (born in 1946)


J._D._Salinger   Dico Tools
United States writer (born 1919)


J._E._Johnston   Dico Tools
Confederate general in the American Civil War; led the Confederate troops in the West (1807-1891)


J._Edgar_Hoover   Dico Tools
United States lawyer who was director of the FBI for 48 years (1895-1972)


J._J._Hill   Dico Tools
United States railroad tycoon (1838-1916)


J._M._Barrie   Dico Tools
Scottish dramatist and novelist; created Peter Pan (1860-1937)


J._M._Synge   Dico Tools
Irish poet and playwright whose plays are based on rural Irish life (1871-1909)


J._P._Morgan   Dico Tools
United States financier and philanthropist (1837-1913)


J._R._Firth   Dico Tools
English linguist who contributed to linguistic semantics and to prosodic phonology and who was noted for his insistence on studying both sound and meaning in context (1890-1960)


Jab   Dico Tools
The act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow; "she gave me a sharp dig in the ribs"


Jab   Dico Tools
A quick short straight punch


Jab   Dico Tools
A sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow); "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist"


Jab   Dico Tools
Poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"


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Stab or pierce; "he jabbed the piece of meat with his pocket knife"


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Jab   Dico Tools
Strike or punch quick and short blows


Jabalpur   Dico Tools
An industrial city of central India southeast of Delhi


Jabat_al-Tahrir_al-Filistiniyyah   Dico Tools
A terrorist group formed in 1977 as the result of a split with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine; became a satellite of al-Fatah; made terrorist attacks on Israel across the Lebanese border


Jabber   Dico Tools
Rapid and indistinct speech


Jabber   Dico Tools
Talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner


Jabberer   Dico Tools
Someone whose talk is trivial drivel


Jabbering   Dico Tools
Rapid and indistinct speech


Jabbering   Dico Tools
Talking idly or incoherently; "blithering (or blathering) idiot"; "jabbering children"; "gabbling housewives"; "a babbling hospital inmate"


Jabberwocky   Dico Tools
Nonsensical language (according to Lewis Carroll)


Jabbing   Dico Tools
A sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow); "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist"


Jabiru   Dico Tools
Large white stork of warm regions of the world especially America


Jabiru   Dico Tools
Large black-and-white stork of tropical Africa; its red bill has a black band around the middle


Jabiru   Dico Tools
Large mostly white Australian stork


Jabiru_mycteria   Dico Tools
Large white stork of warm regions of the world especially America


Jaboncillo   Dico Tools
Evergreen of tropical America having pulpy fruit containing saponin which was used as soap by native Americans


Jabot   Dico Tools
A ruffle on the front of a woman''s blouse or a man''s shirt


Jaboticaba   Dico Tools
Tough-skinned purple grape-like tropical fruit grown in Brazil


Jaboticaba   Dico Tools
Small evergreen tropical tree native to Brazil and West Indies but introduced into southern United States; grown in Brazil for its edible tough-skinned purple grapelike fruit that grows all along the branches


Jaboticaba_tree   Dico Tools
Small evergreen tropical tree native to Brazil and West Indies but introduced into southern United States; grown in Brazil for its edible tough-skinned purple grapelike fruit that grows all along the branches


Jacamar   Dico Tools
Tropical American insectivorous bird having a long sharp bill and iridescent green or bronze plumage


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


Jacinth   Dico Tools
A red transparent variety of zircon used as a gemstone


Jack   Dico Tools
Male donkey


Jack   Dico Tools
Any of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical to warm-temperate seas


Jack   Dico Tools
Tool for exerting pressure or lifting


Jack   Dico Tools
One of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a young prince


Jack   Dico Tools
Small flag indicating a ship''s nationality


Jack   Dico Tools
Game equipment consisting of one of several small objects picked up while bouncing a ball in the game of jacks


Jack   Dico Tools
An electrical device consisting of a connector socket designed for the insertion of a plug


Jack   Dico Tools
Immense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit of; its seeds are commonly roasted


Jack   Dico Tools
Someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor


Jack   Dico Tools
A man who serves as a sailor


Jack   Dico Tools
A small worthless amount; "you don''t know jack"


Jack   Dico Tools
Hunt with a jacklight


Jack   Dico Tools
Lift with a special device; "jack up the car so you can change the tire"


Jack-a-lantern   Dico Tools
A large poisonous agaric with orange caps and narrow clustered stalks; the gills are luminescent


Jack-by-the-hedge   Dico Tools
European herb that smells like garlic


Jack-in-the-box   Dico Tools
Plaything consisting of a toy clown that jumps out of a box when the lid is opened


Jack-in-the-pulpit   Dico Tools
Common European arum with lanceolate spathe and short purple spadix; emerges in early spring; source of a starch called arum


Jack-in-the-pulpit   Dico Tools
Common American spring-flowering woodland herb having sheathing leaves and an upright club-shaped spadix with overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries


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Jack-o'-lantern   Dico Tools
Lantern carved from a pumpkin


Jack-o'-lantern   Dico Tools
A pale light sometimes seen at night over marshy ground


Jack-o-lantern   Dico Tools
A large poisonous agaric with orange caps and narrow clustered stalks; the gills are luminescent


Jack-o-lantern_fungus   Dico Tools
A large poisonous agaric with orange caps and narrow clustered stalks; the gills are luminescent


Jack-tar   Dico Tools
A man who serves as a sailor


Jackal   Dico Tools
Old World nocturnal canine mammal closely related to the dog; smaller than a wolf; sometimes hunts in a pack but usually singly or as a member of a pair


Jackanapes   Dico Tools
Someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous


Jackass   Dico Tools
Male donkey


Jackass   Dico Tools
A man who is a stupid incompetent fool


Jackass_bat   Dico Tools
Large spotted bat of southwestern United States having enormous ears


Jackass_penguin   Dico Tools
Small penguin of South America and southern Africa with a braying call


Jackboot   Dico Tools
(19th century) a man''s high tasseled boot


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


Jacket   Dico Tools
A short coat


Jacket   Dico Tools
An outer wrapping or casing; "phonograph records were sold in cardboard jackets"


Jacket   Dico Tools
The tough metal shell casing for certain kinds of ammunition


Jacket   Dico Tools
(dentistry) an artificial crown fitted over a broken or decayed tooth


Jacket   Dico Tools
The outer skin of a potato


Jacket   Dico Tools
Put a jacket on; "The men were jacketed"


Jacket   Dico Tools
Provide with a thermally non-conducting cover; "The tubing needs to be jacketed"


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Jacket_crown   Dico Tools
(dentistry) an artificial crown fitted over a broken or decayed tooth


Jacket_potato   Dico Tools
A baked potato served with the jacket on


Jackfruit   Dico Tools
Immense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit of; its seeds are commonly roasted


Jackfruit   Dico Tools
East Indian tree cultivated for its immense edible fruit and seeds


Jackfruit_tree   Dico Tools
East Indian tree cultivated for its immense edible fruit and seeds


Jackhammer   Dico Tools
A hammer driven by compressed air


Jackie_Robinson   Dico Tools
United States baseball player; first Black to play in the major leagues (1919-1972)


Jacking_off   Dico Tools
Slang terms for masturbation


Jackknife   Dico Tools
A dive in which the diver bends to touch the ankles before straightening out


Jackknife   Dico Tools
A large knife with one or more folding blades


Jackknife   Dico Tools
Dive into the water bending the body at the waist at a right angle, like a jackknife


Jackknife-fish   Dico Tools
Black-and-white drumfish with an erect elongated dorsal fin


Jackknife_clam   Dico Tools
Marine clam having a long narrow curved thin shell


Jacklight   Dico Tools
A light used as lure in hunting or fishing at night


Jacklight   Dico Tools
Hunt with a jacklight


Jackpot   Dico Tools
Any outstanding award


Jackpot   Dico Tools
The cumulative amount involved in a game (such as poker)


Jackrabbit   Dico Tools
Large hare of western North America


Jacks   Dico Tools
A game in which jackstones are thrown and picked up in various groups between bounces of a small rubber ball


Jacks   Dico Tools
Plaything consisting of small 6-pointed metal pieces that are used (along with a ball) to play the game of jacks


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Jackscrew   Dico Tools
Screw-operated jack


Jacksmelt   Dico Tools
Large silversides of Pacific coast of North America


Jacksnipe   Dico Tools
American sandpiper that inflates its chest when courting


Jacksnipe   Dico Tools
A small short-billed Old World snipe


Jackson   Dico Tools
A town in south central Michigan


Jackson   Dico Tools
Capital of the state of Mississippi on the Pearl river


Jackson   Dico Tools
A town in western Tennessee


Jackson   Dico Tools
A town in western Wyoming


Jackson   Dico Tools
7th president of the US; successfully defended New Orleans from the British in 1815; expanded the power of the presidency (1767-1845)


Jackson   Dico Tools
General in the Confederate Army during the Civil War whose troops at the first Battle of Bull Run stood like a stone wall (1824-1863)


Jackson   Dico Tools
United States writer of romantic novels about the unjust treatment of Native Americans (1830-1885)


Jackson   Dico Tools
United States civil rights leader who led a national anti-discrimination campaign and ran for presidential nomination (born in 1941)


Jackson   Dico Tools
United States singer who did much to popularize gospel music (1911-1972)


Jackson   Dico Tools
United States singer who began singing with his four brothers and later became a highly successful star during the 1980s (born in 1958)


Jackson   Dico Tools
English film actress who later became a member of Parliament (born in 1936)


Jacksonia   Dico Tools
Genus of yellow-flowered Australian unarmed or spiny shrubs without true leaves but having leaflike stems or branches


Jacksonian   Dico Tools
Of or pertaining to Andrew Jackson or his presidency or his concepts of popular democracy


Jacksonian_epilepsy   Dico Tools
Focal epilepsy in which the attack usually moves from distal to proximal limb muscles on the same side of the body


Jacksonville   Dico Tools
Florida''s largest city; a port and important commercial center in northeastern Florida


Jackson_Pollock   Dico Tools
United States artist famous for painting with a drip technique; a leader of abstract expressionism in America (1912-1956)


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Jackstones   Dico Tools
A game in which jackstones are thrown and picked up in various groups between bounces of a small rubber ball


Jackstones   Dico Tools
Plaything consisting of small 6-pointed metal pieces that are used (along with a ball) to play the game of jacks


Jackstraw   Dico Tools
A thin strip of wood used in playing the game of jackstraws


Jackstraws   Dico Tools
A game in which players try to pick each jackstraw (or spillikin) off of a pile without moving any of the others


Jack_bean   Dico Tools
Annual semi-erect bushy plant of tropical South America bearing long pods with white seeds grown especially for forage


Jack_Benny   Dico Tools
United States comedian known for his timeing and delivery and self-effacing humor (1894-1974)


Jack_crevalle   Dico Tools
Fish of western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico


Jack_Dempsey   Dico Tools
United States prizefighter who was world heavyweight champion (1895-1983)


Jack_Frost   Dico Tools
A personification of frost or winter weather


Jack_Kennedy   Dico Tools
35th President of the United States; established the Peace Corps; assassinated in Dallas (1917-1963)


Jack_Kerouac   Dico Tools
United States writer who was a leading figure of the beat generation (1922-1969)


Jack_ladder   Dico Tools
(nautical) a hanging ladder of ropes or chains supporting wooden or metal rungs or steps


Jack_Lemmon   Dico Tools
United States film actor (born in 1925)


Jack_London   Dico Tools
United States writer of novels based on experiences in the Klondike gold rush (1876-1916)


Jack_mackerel   Dico Tools
A California food fish


Jack_Nicklaus   Dico Tools
United States golfer considered by many to be the greatest golfer of all time (born in 1940)


Jack_oak   Dico Tools
Small to medium deciduous oak of east central North America; leaves have sharply pointed lobes


Jack_oak   Dico Tools
A common scrubby deciduous tree of central and southeastern United States having dark bark and broad 3-lobed (club-shaped) leaves; tends to form dense thickets


Jack_off   Dico Tools
Get sexual gratification through self-stimulation


Jack_of_all_trades   Dico Tools
A man skilled in various odd jobs and other small tasks


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Jack_of_all_trades   Dico Tools
A person able to do a variety of different jobs acceptably well


Jack_pine   Dico Tools
Slender medium-sized 2-needled pine of eastern North America; with yellow-green needles and scaly gray to red-brown fissured bark


Jack_plane   Dico Tools
A carpenter''s plane for rough surfacing


Jack_Roosevelt_Robinson   Dico Tools
United States baseball player; first Black to play in the major leagues (1919-1972)


Jack_salmon   Dico Tools
Pike-like freshwater perches


Jack_the_Ripper   Dico Tools
An unidentified English murderer in the 19th century


Jack_up   Dico Tools
Lift with a special device; "jack up the car so you can change the tire"


Jack_William_Nicklaus   Dico Tools
United States golfer considered by many to be the greatest golfer of all time (born in 1940)


Jacob   Dico Tools
(Old Testament) son of Isaac; brother of Esau; father of the twelve patriarchs of Israel; Jacob wrestled with God and forced God to bless him, so God gave Jacob the new name of Israel (meaning `one who has been strong against God'')


Jacob   Dico Tools
French biochemist who (with Jacques Monod) studied regulatory processes in cells (born in 1920)


Jacob's_ladder   Dico Tools
(nautical) a hanging ladder of ropes or chains supporting wooden or metal rungs or steps


Jacob's_ladder   Dico Tools
Pinnate-leaved European perennial having bright blue or white flowers


Jacob's_rod   Dico Tools
Asphodel having erect smooth unbranched stem either flexuous or straight


Jacob's_staff   Dico Tools
Desert shrub of southwestern United States and Mexico having slender naked spiny branches that after the rainy season put forth foliage and clusters of red flowers


Jacobean   Dico Tools
Any distinguished personage during the reign of James I


Jacobean   Dico Tools
Of or relating to James I or his reign or times; "Jacobean writers"


Jacobean_lily   Dico Tools
Mexican bulbous herb cultivated for its handsome bright red solitary flower


Jacobi   Dico Tools
German mathematician (1804-1851)


Jacobin   Dico Tools
A member of the radical movement that instituted the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution


Jacobinic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the Jacobins of the French Revolution; "Jacobinic terrorism"


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Jacobinical   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the Jacobins of the French Revolution; "Jacobinic terrorism"


Jacobinism   Dico Tools
The ideology of the most radical element of the French Revolution that instituted the Reign of Terror


Jacobite   Dico Tools
A supporter of James II after he was overthrown or a supporter of the Stuarts


Jacobs   Dico Tools
Dutch physician who opened the first birth control clinic in the world in Amsterdam (1854-1929)


Jacobs   Dico Tools
United States writer and critic of urban planning (born in 1916)


Jacobs   Dico Tools
English writer of macabre short stories (1863-1943)


Jacobus_Arminius   Dico Tools
Dutch Protestant theologian who founded Arminianism which opposed the absolute predestinarianism of John Calvin (1559-1609)


Jacob_Epstein   Dico Tools
British sculptor (born in the United States) noted for busts and large controversial works (1880-1959)


Jacob_Harmensen   Dico Tools
Dutch Protestant theologian who founded Arminianism which opposed the absolute predestinarianism of John Calvin (1559-1609)


Jaconet   Dico Tools
A lightweight cotton cloth with a smooth and slightly stiff finish; used for clothing and bandages


Jacopo_Robusti   Dico Tools
Italian painter of the Venetian school (1518-1594)


Jacquard   Dico Tools
A loom with an attachment for forming openings for the passage of the shuttle between the warp threads; used in weaving figured fabrics


Jacquard   Dico Tools
A highly figured fabric woven on a Jacquard loom


Jacquard   Dico Tools
French inventor of the Jacquard loom that could automatically weave complicated patterns (1752-1834)


Jacquard_loom   Dico Tools
A loom with an attachment for forming openings for the passage of the shuttle between the warp threads; used in weaving figured fabrics


Jacqueline_Cochran   Dico Tools
United States aviator who held several speed records and headed the women''s Air Force pilots in World War II (1910-1980)


Jacquemier's_sign   Dico Tools
A purplish discoloration of the mucous membrane of the vagina that occurs early in pregnancy


Jacques_Alexandre_Cesar_Charles   Dico Tools
French physicist and uathor of Charles''s law which anticipated Gay-Lussac''s law (1746-1823)


Jacques_Anatole_Francois_Thibault   Dico Tools
French writer of sophisticated novels and short stories (1844-1924)


Jacques_Bernoulli   Dico Tools
Swiss mathematician (1654-1705)


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Jacques_Cartier   Dico Tools
French explorer who explored the St. Lawrence river and laid claim to the region for France (1491-1557)


Jacques_Charles   Dico Tools
French physicist and uathor of Charles''s law which anticipated Gay-Lussac''s law (1746-1823)


Jacques_Costeau   Dico Tools
French underwater explorer (born in 1910)


Jacques_Derrida   Dico Tools
French philosopher and critic; exponent of deconstructionism (born in 1930)


Jacques_Etienne_Montgolfier   Dico Tools
French inventor who (with his brother Josef Michel Montgolfier) pioneered hot-air ballooning (1745-1799)


Jacques_Francois_Antoine_Ibert   Dico Tools
French composer (1890-1962)


Jacques_Francois_Fromental_Elie_Halevy   Dico Tools
French operatic composer (1799-1862)


Jacques_Germain_Soufflot   Dico Tools
French architect (1713-1780)


Jacques_Lipchitz   Dico Tools
United States sculptor (born in Lithuania) who pioneered cubist sculpture (1891-1973)


Jacques_Loeb   Dico Tools
United States physiologist (born in Germany) who did research on parthenogenesis (1859-1924)


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


Jacques_Lucien_Monod   Dico Tools
French biochemist who (with Francois Jacob) explained how genes are activated and suggested the existence of messenger RNA (1910-1976)


Jacques_Marquette   Dico Tools
French missionary who accompanied Louis Joliet in exploring the upper Mississippi River valley (1637-1675)


Jacques_Monod   Dico Tools
French biochemist who (with Francois Jacob) explained how genes are activated and suggested the existence of messenger RNA (1910-1976)


Jacques_Offenbach   Dico Tools
French composer of many operettas and an opera (1819-1880)


Jacques_Tati   Dico Tools
French filmmaker (1908-1982)


Jacques_Tatischeff   Dico Tools
French filmmaker (1908-1982)


Jacques_Yves_Costeau   Dico Tools
French underwater explorer (born in 1910)


Jacquinia   Dico Tools
Sometimes placed in family Myrsinaceae


Jacquinia_armillaris   Dico Tools
Small West Indian shrub or tree with hard glossy seeds patterned yellow and brown that are used to make bracelets


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Jacquinia_keyensis   Dico Tools
West Indian shrub or small tree having leathery saponaceous leaves and extremely hard wood


Jactation   Dico Tools
(pathology) extremely restless tossing and twitching usually by a person with a severe illness


Jactitate   Dico Tools
Move or stir about violently; "The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed"


Jactitation   Dico Tools
(pathology) extremely restless tossing and twitching usually by a person with a severe illness


Jactitation   Dico Tools
(law) a false boast that can harm others; especially a false claim to be married to someone (formerly actionable at law)


Jactitation   Dico Tools
Speaking of yourself in superlatives


Jaculus   Dico Tools
Jerboas


Jaculus_jaculus   Dico Tools
A variety of jerboa


Jacuzzi   Dico Tools
A large whirlpool bathtub with underwater jets that massage the body


Jade   Dico Tools
An old or over-worked horse


Jade   Dico Tools
A light green color varying from bluish green to yellowish green


Jade   Dico Tools
A woman adulterer


Jade   Dico Tools
A semiprecious gemstone that takes a high polish; is usually green but sometimes whitish; consists of jadeite or nephrite


Jade   Dico Tools
Exhaust or tire through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike"


Jade   Dico Tools
Get tired of something or somebody


Jade   Dico Tools
Similar to the color of jade; especially varying from bluish green to yellowish green


Jade-green   Dico Tools
Similar to the color of jade; especially varying from bluish green to yellowish green


Jaded   Dico Tools
Dulled by surfeit; "the amoral, jaded, bored upper classes"


Jaded   Dico Tools
Exhausted; "my father''s words had left me jaded and depressed"- William Styron


Jadeite   Dico Tools
A hard green mineral consisting of sodium aluminum silicate in monoclinic crystalline form; a source of jade; found principally in Burma


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Jadestone   Dico Tools
A semiprecious gemstone that takes a high polish; is usually green but sometimes whitish; consists of jadeite or nephrite


Jade_green   Dico Tools
A light green color varying from bluish green to yellowish green


Jade_vine   Dico Tools
Vigorous Philippine evergreen twining liana; grown for spectacular festoons of green flowers that resemble lobster claws


Jaeger   Dico Tools
Rapacious seabird that pursues weaker birds to make them drop their prey


Jafar   Dico Tools
Indonesian terrorist and Islamic militant who commands the Laskar Jihad; uses violence to achieve political ends


Jafar_Umar_Thalib   Dico Tools
Indonesian terrorist and Islamic militant who commands the Laskar Jihad; uses violence to achieve political ends


Jaffa   Dico Tools
A port in western Israel on the Mediterranean; incorporated into Tel Aviv in 1950


Jaffar   Dico Tools
Indonesian terrorist and Islamic militant who commands the Laskar Jihad; uses violence to achieve political ends


Jaffar_Umar_Thalib   Dico Tools
Indonesian terrorist and Islamic militant who commands the Laskar Jihad; uses violence to achieve political ends


Jaffa_orange   Dico Tools
Sweet almost seedless orange of Israel


Jafnea_semitosta   Dico Tools
The fruiting bodies of this discomycete have a firm texture and long retain their cup shape; the pale brown interior blends with the color of dead leaves


Jag   Dico Tools
A bout of drinking or drug taking


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


Jag   Dico Tools
A slit in a garment that exposes material of a different color underneath; used in Renaissance clothing


Jag   Dico Tools
A sharp projection on an edge or surface; "he clutched a jag of the rock"


Jag   Dico Tools
Cut teeth into; make a jagged cutting edge


Jagannath   Dico Tools
An avatar of Vishnu


Jagannatha   Dico Tools
An avatar of Vishnu


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


Jagganath   Dico Tools
An avatar of Vishnu


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Jaggary   Dico Tools
Unrefined brown sugar made from palm sap


Jagged   Dico Tools
Having a sharply uneven surface or outline; "the jagged outline of the crags"; "scraggy cliffs"


Jagged   Dico Tools
Having an irregularly notched or toothed margin as though gnawed


Jaggedly   Dico Tools
With a ragged and uneven appearance; "a long beard, raggedly cut"


Jaggedness   Dico Tools
Something irregular like a bump or crack in a smooth surface


Jagger   Dico Tools
English rock star (born in 1943)


Jaggery   Dico Tools
Unrefined brown sugar made from palm sap


Jaggery_palm   Dico Tools
Fishtail palm of India to Malay Peninsula; sap yields a brown sugar (jaggery) and trunk pith yields sago


Jagghery   Dico Tools
Unrefined brown sugar made from palm sap


Jaggy   Dico Tools
Having a sharply uneven surface or outline; "the jagged outline of the crags"; "scraggy cliffs"


Jaggy   Dico Tools
Having an irregularly notched or toothed margin as though gnawed


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


Jagua   Dico Tools
Tree of the West Indies and northern South America bearing succulent edible orange-sized fruit


Jaguar   Dico Tools
A large spotted feline of tropical America similar to the leopard; in some classifications considered a member of the genus Felis


Jaguarondi   Dico Tools
Long-bodied long-tailed tropical American wildcat


Jaguarundi   Dico Tools
Long-bodied long-tailed tropical American wildcat


Jaguarundi_cat   Dico Tools
Long-bodied long-tailed tropical American wildcat


Jahvey   Dico Tools
A name for the God of the Old Testament as transliterated from the Hebrew consonants YHVH


Jahweh   Dico Tools
A name for the God of the Old Testament as transliterated from the Hebrew consonants YHVH


Jail   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)


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Jail   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"


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


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


Jailed   Dico Tools
In captivity


Jailer   Dico Tools
Someone who guards prisoners


Jailhouse   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)


Jailor   Dico Tools
Someone who guards prisoners


Jail_cell   Dico Tools
A room where a prisoner is kept


Jail_delivery   Dico Tools
The use of force to liberate prisoners


Jain   Dico Tools
Relating to or characteristic of Jainism; "Jain gods"


Jainism   Dico Tools
Religion founded in the 6th century BC as a revolt against Hinduism; emphasizes asceticism and immortality and transmigration of the soul; denies existence of a perfect or supreme being


Jainism   Dico Tools
Sect founded in the 6th century BC as a revolt against Hinduism


Jainist   Dico Tools
A believer in Jainism


Jainist   Dico Tools
Relating to or characteristic of Jainism; "Jain gods"


Jaish-e-Muhammad   Dico Tools
A terrorist organization founded in 2000; a militant Islamic group active in Kashmir and closely aligned with Al-Rashid Trust; seeks to secure release of imprisoned fellow militants by kidnappings


Jaish-i-Mohammed   Dico Tools
A terrorist organization founded in 2000; a militant Islamic group active in Kashmir and closely aligned with Al-Rashid Trust; seeks to secure release of imprisoned fellow militants by kidnappings


Jai_alai   Dico Tools
A Basque or Spanish game played in a court with a ball and a wickerwork racket


Jak   Dico Tools
Immense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit of; its seeds are commonly roasted


Jakarta   Dico Tools
Capital and largest city of Indonesia; located on the island of Java; founded by the Dutch in 17th century


Jakes   Dico Tools
A small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate


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Jakob-Creutzfeldt_disease   Dico Tools
Rare (usually fatal) brain disease (usually in middle age) caused by an unidentified slow virus; characterized by progressive dementia and gradual loss of muscle control


Jakobson   Dico Tools
United States linguist (born in Russia) noted for his description of the universals of phonology (1896-1982)


Jakob_Behmen   Dico Tools
German mystic and theosophist who founded modern theosophy; influenced George Fox (1575-1624)


Jakob_Bernoulli   Dico Tools
Swiss mathematician (1654-1705)


Jakob_Boehm   Dico Tools
German mystic and theosophist who founded modern theosophy; influenced George Fox (1575-1624)


Jakob_Boehme   Dico Tools
German mystic and theosophist who founded modern theosophy; influenced George Fox (1575-1624)


Jakob_Bohme   Dico Tools
German mystic and theosophist who founded modern theosophy; influenced George Fox (1575-1624)


Jakob_Grimm   Dico Tools
The older of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy stories; also author of Grimm''s Law describing consonant changes in Germanic languages (1785-1863)


Jakob_Hermandszoon   Dico Tools
Dutch Protestant theologian who founded Arminianism which opposed the absolute predestinarianism of John Calvin (1559-1609)


Jakob_Liebmann_Beer   Dico Tools
German composer of operas in a style that influenced Richard Wagner (1791-1864)


Jakob_Ludwig_Felix_Mendelssohn-Bartholdy   Dico Tools
German musician and Romantic composer of orchestral and choral works (1809-1847)


Jakob_Ludwig_Karl_Grimm   Dico Tools
The older of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy stories; also author of Grimm''s Law describing consonant changes in Germanic languages (1785-1863)


Jalalabad   Dico Tools
A town in eastern Afghanistan (east of Kabul)


Jalapeno   Dico Tools
Hot green or red pepper of southwestern United States and Mexico


Jalapeno   Dico Tools
Plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red


Jalapeno_pepper   Dico Tools
Hot green or red pepper of southwestern United States and Mexico


Jalopy   Dico Tools
A car that is old and unreliable; "the fenders had fallen off that old bus"


Jalousie   Dico Tools
A shutter made of angled slats


Jalousie   Dico Tools
A window with glass louvers


Jam   Dico Tools
Deliberate radiation or reflection of electromagnetic energy for the purpose of disrupting enemy use of electronic devices or systems


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Jam   Dico Tools
Preserve of crushed fruit


Jam   Dico Tools
A dense crowd of people


Jam   Dico Tools
Informal terms for a difficult situation; "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage"


Jam   Dico Tools
Interfere with or prevent the reception of signals; "Jam the Voice of America"; "block the signals emitted by this station"


Jam   Dico Tools
Block passage through; "obstruct the path"


Jam   Dico Tools
Crush or bruise; "jam a toe"


Jam   Dico Tools
Crowd or pack to capacity; "the theater was jampacked"


Jam   Dico Tools
Get stuck and immobilized; "the mechanism jammed"


Jam   Dico Tools
Push down forcibly; "The driver jammed the brake pedal to the floor"


Jam   Dico Tools
Press tightly together or cram; "The crowd packed the auditorium"


Jam-pawncked   Dico Tools
Filled to capacity; "a suitcase jammed with dirty clothes"; "stands jam-packed with fans"; "a packed theater"


Jamaat_ul-Fuqra   Dico Tools
An Islamic terrorist group organized in the 1980s; seeks to purify Islam through violence; the cells in North American and the Caribbean insulate themselves from Western culture and will even attack other Muslims who they regard as heretics


Jamaica   Dico Tools
An island in the West Indies south of Cuba and west of Haiti


Jamaica   Dico Tools
A country on the island of Jamaica; became independent of England in 1962; much poverty; the major industry is tourism


Jamaican   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Jamaica


Jamaican   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Jamaica (the island or the country) or to its inhabitants; "Jamaican rum"; "the Jamaican Prime Minister"


Jamaican_capital   Dico Tools
Capital and largest city of Jamaica


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


Jamaican_dollar   Dico Tools
The basic unit of money in Jamaica


Jamaica_apple   Dico Tools
Large heart-shaped tropical fruit with soft acid pulp


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Jamaica_bayberry   Dico Tools
West Indian tree; source of bay rum


Jamaica_caper_tree   Dico Tools
Shrub of southern Florida to West Indies


Jamaica_dogwood   Dico Tools
Small tree of West Indies and Florida having large odd-pinnate leaves and panicles of red-striped purple to white flowers followed by decorative curly winged seedpods; yields fish poisons


Jamaica_honeysuckle   Dico Tools
West Indian passionflower; cultivated for its yellow edible fruit


Jamaica_quassia   Dico Tools
West Indian tree yielding the drug Jamaica quassia


Jamaica_quassia   Dico Tools
Similar to the extract from Quassia amara


Jamaica_rum   Dico Tools
Heavy pungent rum from Jamaica


Jamaica_shorts   Dico Tools
(usually in the plural) short pants that end at the knee


Jamaica_sorrel   Dico Tools
East Indian sparsely prickly annual herb or perennial subshrub widely cultivated for its fleshy calyxes used in tarts and jelly and for its bast fiber


Jamais_vu   Dico Tools
The experience of being unfamiliar with a person or situation that is actually very familiar; associated with certain types of epilepsy


Jamb   Dico Tools
Upright consisting of a vertical side member of a door or window frame


Jambalaya   Dico Tools
Spicy Creole dish of rice and ham, sausage, chicken, or shellfish with tomatoes, peppers, onions, and celery


Jambeau   Dico Tools
Armor plate that protects legs below the knee


Jamberry   Dico Tools
Annual of Mexico and southern United States having edible purplish viscid fruit resembling small tomatoes


Jamberry   Dico Tools
Mexican annual naturalized in eastern North America having yellow to purple edible fruit resembling small tomatoes


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


Jamboree   Dico Tools
A gay festivity


Jambos   Dico Tools
Used in some classifications for rose apples (Eugenia jambos)


Jambosa   Dico Tools
Tropical tree of the East Indies cultivated for its edible fruit


James   Dico Tools
A New Testament book attributed to Saint James the Apostle


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James   Dico Tools
A river that rises in North Dakota and flows southward across South Dakota to the Missouri


James   Dico Tools
A river in Virginia that flows east into Chesapeake Bay at Hampton Roads


James   Dico Tools
(New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of John; author of the Epistle of James in the New Testament


James   Dico Tools
Writer who was born in the United States but lived in England (1843-1916)


James   Dico Tools
United States pragmatic philosopher and psychologist (1842-1910)


James   Dico Tools
United States outlaw who fought as a Confederate soldier and later led a band of outlaws that robbed trains and banks in the West until he was murdered by a member of his own gang (1847-1882)


Jamesonia   Dico Tools
Xerophytic ferns of South America


Jamestown   Dico Tools
A former village on the James River in Virginia north of Norfolk; site of the first permanent English settlement in America in 1607


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


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


James_Abbott_McNeill_Whistler   Dico Tools
United States painter (1834-1903)


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


James_Agee   Dico Tools
United States novelist (1909-1955)


James_Albert_Michener   Dico Tools
United States writer of historical novels (1907-1997)


James_Alfred_Van_Allen   Dico Tools
United States physicist who discovered two belts of charged particles from the solar wind trapped by the Earth''s magnetic field (born in 1914)


James_Arthur_Baldwin   Dico Tools
United States author who was an outspoken citic of racism (1924-1987)


James_Augustine_Aloysius_Joyce   Dico Tools
Influential Irish writer noted for his many innovations (such as stream of consciousness writing) (1882-1941)


James_Augustus_Henry_Murray   Dico Tools
Scottish philologist and first lexicographer of the Oxford English Dictionary (1837-1915)


James_Augustus_Murray   Dico Tools
Scottish philologist and first lexicographer of the Oxford English Dictionary (1837-1915)


James_Baldwin   Dico Tools
United States author who was an outspoken citic of racism (1924-1987)


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James_Barrie   Dico Tools
Scottish dramatist and novelist; created Peter Pan (1860-1937)


James_Bay   Dico Tools
The southern extension of Hudson Bay in Canada between western Quebec and northeastern Ontario


James_Bernoulli   Dico Tools
Swiss mathematician (1654-1705)


James_Bond   Dico Tools
British secret operative 007 in novels by Ian Fleming


James_Boswell   Dico Tools
Scottish author noted for his biography of Samuel Johnson (1740-1795)


James_Bowie   Dico Tools
United States pioneer and hero of the Texas revolt against Mexico; he shared command of the garrison that resisted the Mexican attack on the Alamo where he died (1796-1836)


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


James_Buchanan   Dico Tools
15th President of the United States (1791-1868)


James_Buchanan_Brady   Dico Tools
United States financier noted for his love of diamonds and his extravagant lifestyle (1856-1917)


James_Butler_Hickock   Dico Tools
Frontier marshal whose adventures have become legendary (1837-1876)


James_Byron_Dean   Dico Tools
United States film actor whose moody rebellious roles made him a cult figure (1931-1955)


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


James_Clark_Ross   Dico Tools
British explorer of the Arctic and Antarctic; located the north magnetic pole in 1831; discovered the Ross Sea in Antarctica; nephew of Sir John Ross (1800-1862)


James_Clerk_Maxwell   Dico Tools
Scottish physicist whose equations unified electricity and magnetism and who recognized the electromagnetic nature of light (1831-1879)


James_Cleveland_Owens   Dico Tools
United States athlete and Black American whose success in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin outraged Hitler (1913-1980)


James_Cook   Dico Tools
English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)


James_Crichton   Dico Tools
Scottish man of letters and adventurer (1560-1582)


James_Dean   Dico Tools
United States film actor whose moody rebellious roles made him a cult figure (1931-1955)


James_Dewey_Watson   Dico Tools
United States geneticist who (with Crick in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (born in 1928)


James_Douglas_Morrison   Dico Tools
United States rock singer (1943-1971)


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James_Earl_Carter   Dico Tools
39th President of the United States (1924-)


James_Earl_Carter_Jr.   Dico Tools
39th President of the United States (1924-)


James_Edmund_Scripps   Dico Tools
United States newspaper publisher and half-brother of Edward Wyllis Scripps (1835-1908)


James_Edward_Meade   Dico Tools
English economist noted for his studies of international trade and finance (born in 1907)


James_Fenimore_Cooper   Dico Tools
United States novelist noted for his stories of indians and the frontier life (1789-1851)


James_Francis_Thorpe   Dico Tools
Outstanding United States athlete (1888-1953)


James_Franck   Dico Tools
United States physicist (born in Germany) who with Gustav Hertz performed an electron scattering experiment that proved the existence of the stationary energy states postulated by Niels Bohr (1882-1964)


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


James_George_Frazer   Dico Tools
English social anthropologist noted for studies of primitive religion and magic (1854-1941)


James_Grover_Thurber   Dico Tools
United States humorist and cartoonist who published collections of essays and stories (1894-1961)


James_Hargreaves   Dico Tools
English inventor of the spinning jenny (1720-1778)


James_Harold_Doolittle   Dico Tools
United States Air Force officer who electrified the world in 1942 by leading a squadron of 16 bombers on a daylight raid over Tokyo (1896-1993)


James_Harvey_Robinson   Dico Tools
United States historian who stressed the importance of intellectual and social events for the course of history (1863-1936)


James_Henry_Leigh_Hunt   Dico Tools
British writer who defended the romanticism of Keats and Shelley (1784-1859)


James_Hogg   Dico Tools
Scottish writer of rustic verse (1770-1835)


James_Howard_Meredith   Dico Tools
United States civil rights leader whose college registration caused riots in traditionally segregated Mississippi (born in 1933)


James_Hutton   Dico Tools
Scottish geologist who described the processes that have shaped the surface of the earth (1726-1797)


James_I   Dico Tools
The first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1925 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625; son of Mary Queen of Scots who succeeded Elizabeth I; alienated Parliament by claiming the divine right of kings (1566-1625)


James_II   Dico Tools
The last Stuart to be king of England and Ireland and Scotland; overthrown in 1688 (1633-1701)


James_IV   Dico Tools
A Stuart king of Scotland who married a daughter of Henry VII; when England and France went to war in 1513 he invaded England and died in defeat at Flodden (1473-1513)


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James_Ives   Dico Tools
United States lithographer who (with his partner Nathaniel Currier) produced thousands of prints signed `Currier & Ives'' (1824-1895)


James_Jerome_Hill   Dico Tools
United States railroad tycoon (1838-1916)


James_John_Corbett   Dico Tools
United States heavyweight boxing champion (1866-1933)


James_Joseph_Tunney   Dico Tools
United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship by defeating Jack Dempsey twice (1898-1978)


James_Joyce   Dico Tools
Influential Irish writer noted for his many innovations (such as stream of consciousness writing) (1882-1941)


James_K._Polk   Dico Tools
11th President of the United States; his expansionism led to the Mexican War and the annexation of California and much of the southwest (1795-1849)


James_Knox_Polk   Dico Tools
11th President of the United States; his expansionism led to the Mexican War and the annexation of California and much of the southwest (1795-1849)


James_Langston_Hughes   Dico Tools
United States writer (1902-1967)


James_Leonard_Farmer   Dico Tools
United States civil rights leader who in 1942 founded the Congress of Racial Equality (born in 1920)


James_Madison   Dico Tools
4th President of the United States; member of the Continental Congress and rapporteur at the Constitutional Convention in 1776; helped frame the Bill of Rights (1751-1836)


James_Maitland_Stewart   Dico Tools
United States film actor who portrayed incorruptible but modest heros (1908-1997)


James_Marshall_Hendrix   Dico Tools
United States guitarist whose innovative style with electric guitars influenced the development of rock music (1942-1970)


James_Mason   Dico Tools
English film actor (1909-1984)


James_Matthew_Barrie   Dico Tools
Scottish dramatist and novelist; created Peter Pan (1860-1937)


James_McKeen_Cattell   Dico Tools
American psychologist and editor (1860-1944)


James_Meredith   Dico Tools
United States civil rights leader whose college registration caused riots in traditionally segregated Mississippi (born in 1933)


James_Merritt_Ives   Dico Tools
United States lithographer who (with his partner Nathaniel Currier) produced thousands of prints signed `Currier & Ives'' (1824-1895)


James_Michener   Dico Tools
United States writer of historical novels (1907-1997)


James_Mill   Dico Tools
Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham''s utilitarianism; father of John Stuart Mill (1773-1836)


James_Monroe   Dico Tools
5th President of the United States; author of the Monroe Doctrine (1758-1831)


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James_Murray   Dico Tools
Scottish philologist and first lexicographer of the Oxford English Dictionary (1837-1915)


James_Naismith   Dico Tools
United States educator (born in Canada) who invented the game of basketball (1861-1939)


James_Neville_Mason   Dico Tools
English film actor (1909-1984)


James_Parkinson   Dico Tools
English surgeon (1755-1824)


James_Polk   Dico Tools
11th President of the United States; his expansionism led to the Mexican War and the annexation of California and much of the southwest (1795-1849)


James_Prescott_Joule   Dico Tools
English physicist who established the mechanical theory of heat and discovered the first law of thermodynamics (1818-1889)


James_Riddle_Hoffa   Dico Tools
United States labor leader who was president of the Teamsters Union; he was jailed for trying to bribe a judge and later disappeared and is assumed to have been murdered (1913-1975)


James_River   Dico Tools
A river that rises in North Dakota and flows southward across South Dakota to the Missouri


James_River   Dico Tools
A river in Virginia that flows east into Chesapeake Bay at Hampton Roads


James_Scott_Connors   Dico Tools
Outstanding United States tennis player (born in 1952)


James_Thomas_Farrell   Dico Tools
United States writer remembered for his novels (1904-1979)


James_Thomas_Harris   Dico Tools
Irish writer noted for his sexually explicit but unreliable autobiography (1856-1931)


James_Thurber   Dico Tools
United States humorist and cartoonist who published collections of essays and stories (1894-1961)


James_Tobin   Dico Tools
United States economist (1918-2002)


James_Usher   Dico Tools
Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656)


James_Ussher   Dico Tools
Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656)


James_Watson   Dico Tools
United States geneticist who (with Crick in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (born in 1928)


James_Watt   Dico Tools
Scottish engineer and inventor whose improvements in the steam engine led to its wide use in industry (1736-1819)


James_Whitcomb_Riley   Dico Tools
United States poet (1849-1916)


James_William_Fulbright   Dico Tools
United States senator who is remembered for his creation of grants that fund exchange programs of teachers and students between the United States and other countries (1905-1995)


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James_Wilson   Dico Tools
American Revolutionary leader who was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence (1742-1798)


James_Wyatt   Dico Tools
English architect (1746-1813)


Jamison   Dico Tools
United States dancer and choreographer (born in 1944)


Jamjar   Dico Tools
A jar for holding jellies or preserves


Jammed   Dico Tools
Filled to capacity; "a suitcase jammed with dirty clothes"; "stands jam-packed with fans"; "a packed theater"


Jammer   Dico Tools
A transmitter used to broadcast electronic jamming


Jammies   Dico Tools
Loose-fitting nightclothes worn for sleeping or lounging; have a jacket top and trousers


Jamming   Dico Tools
Deliberate radiation or reflection of electromagnetic energy for the purpose of disrupting enemy use of electronic devices or systems


Jammu_and_Kashmir   Dico Tools
An area in southwestern Asia whose sovereignty is disputed between Pakistan and India


Jampack   Dico Tools
Crowd or pack to capacity; "the theater was jampacked"


Jampan   Dico Tools
A kind of sedan chair used in India


Jampot   Dico Tools
A jar for holding jellies or preserves


Jam_session   Dico Tools
An impromptu jazz concert


Jan   Dico Tools
The first month of the year; begins 10 days after the winter solstice


Jane_Austen   Dico Tools
English novelist noted for her insightful portrayals of middle-class families (1775-1817)


Jane_Doe   Dico Tools
An unknown or fictitious woman who is a party to legal proceedings


Jane_Fonda   Dico Tools
United States film actress and daughter of Henry Fonda (born in 1937)


Jane_Goodall   Dico Tools
English zoologist noted for her studies of chimpanzees in the wild (born in 1934)


Jane_Jacobs   Dico Tools
United States writer and critic of urban planning (born in 1916)


Jane_Seymour   Dico Tools
Queen of England as the third wife of Henry VIII and mother of Edward VI (1509-1537)


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Jangle   Dico Tools
A metallic sound; "the jingle of coins"; "the jangle of spurs"


Jangle   Dico Tools
Make a sound typical of metallic objects; "The keys were jingling in his pocket"


Jangling   Dico Tools
Like the discordant ringing of nonmusical metallic objects striking together; "cowboys with jangling spurs"


Jangly   Dico Tools
Like the discordant ringing of nonmusical metallic objects striking together; "cowboys with jangling spurs"


Janissary   Dico Tools
A Turkish soldier


Janissary   Dico Tools
A loyal supporter; "every politician has a following of janissaries"


Janis_Joplin   Dico Tools
United States singer who died of a drug overdose at the height of her popularity (1943-1970)


Janitor   Dico Tools
Someone employed to clean and maintain a building


Jansen   Dico Tools
Roman Catholic theologian (1585-1638)


Jansenism   Dico Tools
The Roman Catholic doctrine of Cornelis Jansen and his disciples; salvation is limited to those who are subject to supernatural determinism and the rest are assigned to perdition


Jansenist   Dico Tools
An advocate of Jansenism


January   Dico Tools
The first month of the year; begins 10 days after the winter solstice


January_1   Dico Tools
The first day of the year


January_1   Dico Tools
(Roman Catholic Church) a holy day of obligation


January_1   Dico Tools
(Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of Jesus; celebrated on January 1st


January_19   Dico Tools
Celebrated in southern United States


January_20   Dico Tools
The day designated for inauguration of the United States president


January_20   Dico Tools
A Christian holy day


January_6   Dico Tools
Twelve days after Christmas; celebrates the visit of the three wise men to the infant Jesus


Janus   Dico Tools
(Roman mythology) the Roman god of doorways and passages; is depicted with two faces on opposite sides of his head


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Janus-faced   Dico Tools
Having two faces--one looking to the future and one to the past; "Janus the two-faced god"


Janus-faced   Dico Tools
Marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another; "she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel Zangwill; "a double-dealing double agent"; "a double-faced infernal traitor and


Janus-faced   Dico Tools
Having or concerned with polarities or contrasts; "a Janus-faced view of history"; "a Janus-faced policy"


Jan_Amos_Komensky   Dico Tools
Czech educational reformer (1592-1670)


Jan_Christian_Smuts   Dico Tools
South African statesman and soldier (1870-1950)


Jan_Evangelista_Purkinje   Dico Tools
Bohemian physiologist remembered for his discovery of Purkinje cells and the Purkinje network (1787-1869)


Jan_Hendrix_Oort   Dico Tools
Dutch astronomer who proved that the galaxy is rotating and proposed the existence of the Oort cloud (1900-1992)


Jan_Hus   Dico Tools
Czechoslovakian religious reformer who anticipated the Reformation; he questioned the infallibility of the Catholic Church was excommunicated (1409) for attacking the corruption of the clergy; he was burned at the stake (1372-1415)


Jan_Swammerdam   Dico Tools
Dutch naturalist and microscopist who proposed a classification of insects and who was among the first to recognize cells in animals and was the first to see red blood cells (1637-1680)


Jan_Tinbergen   Dico Tools
Dutch economist noted for his work in econometrics (1903-1994)


Jan_van_der_Meer   Dico Tools
Dutch painter renowned for his use of light (1632-1675)


Jan_van_Eyck   Dico Tools
Flemish painter who was a founder of the Flemish school of painting and who pioneered modern techniques of oil painting (1390-1441)


Jan_Vermeer   Dico Tools
Dutch painter renowned for his use of light (1632-1675)


Jap   Dico Tools
A person of Japanese descent


Japan   Dico Tools
Lacquer with a durable glossy black finish, originally from the orient


Japan   Dico Tools
Lacquerware decorated and varnished in the Japanese manner with a glossy durable black lacquer


Japan   Dico Tools
A string of more than 3,000 islands east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean


Japan   Dico Tools
A constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building


Japan   Dico Tools
Coat with a lacquer, as done in Japan


Japanese   Dico Tools
The language (usually considered to be Altaic) spoken by the Japanese people


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Japanese   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Japan


Japanese   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of Japan or its people or their culture or language; "the Japanese Emperoro"; "Japanese cars"


Japanese-speaking   Dico Tools
Able to communicate in Japanese


Japanese_allspice   Dico Tools
Deciduous Japanese shrub cultivated for its fragrant yellow flowers


Japanese_andromeda   Dico Tools
Broad-leaved evergreen Asiatic shrub with glossy leaves and drooping clusters of white flowers


Japanese_angelica_tree   Dico Tools
Deciduous clump-forming Asian shrub or small tree; adventive in the eastern United States


Japanese_apricot   Dico Tools
Japanese ornamental tree with fragrant white or pink blossoms and small yellow fruits


Japanese_Archipelago   Dico Tools
A string of more than 3,000 islands east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean


Japanese_banana   Dico Tools
Asiatic banana plant cultivated especially as a foliage plant in Japan


Japanese_barberry   Dico Tools
Compact deciduous shrub having persistent red berries; widespread in cultivation especially for hedges


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


Japanese_beech   Dico Tools
A beech native to Japan having soft light yellowish-brown wood


Japanese_beetle   Dico Tools
Small metallic green and brown beetle native to eastern Asia; serious plant pest in North America


Japanese_bittersweet   Dico Tools
Ornamental Asiatic vine with showy orange-yellow fruit with a scarlet aril; naturalized in North America


Japanese_black_pine   Dico Tools
Large Japanese ornamental having long needles in bunches of 2; widely planted in United States because of its resistance to salt and smog


Japanese_brome   Dico Tools
Grass of Mediterranean and temperate Asia


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


Japanese_carpet_grass   Dico Tools
Lawn grass common in the Philippines; grown also in United States


Japanese_cedar   Dico Tools
Tall evergreen of Japan and China yielding valuable soft wood


Japanese_cherry   Dico Tools
Ornamental tree with inedible fruits widely cultivated in many varieties for its white blossoms


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Japanese_chess   Dico Tools
Grass of Mediterranean and temperate Asia


Japanese_chestnut   Dico Tools
A spreading tree of Japan that has a short trunk


Japanese_clover   Dico Tools
An annual of tropical Asia naturalized in United States


Japanese_crab   Dico Tools
Crabmeat usually canned; from Japan


Japanese_deer   Dico Tools
Small deer of Japan with slightly forked antlers


Japanese_deity   Dico Tools
A deity worshipped by the Japanese


Japanese_flowering_cherry   Dico Tools
Ornamental tree with inedible fruits widely cultivated in many varieties for its white blossoms


Japanese_flowering_cherry   Dico Tools
Ornamental tree with inedible fruit widely cultivated in many varieties for its pink blossoms


Japanese_honeysuckle   Dico Tools
An Asiatic trailing evergreen honeysuckle with half-evergreen leaves and fragrant white flowers turning yellow with age; has become a weed in some areas


Japanese_hop   Dico Tools
Ornamental vine native to eastern Asia; cultivated for its variegated foliage


Japanese_iris   Dico Tools
Iris native to Japan having large showy flowers


Japanese_Islands   Dico Tools
A string of more than 3,000 islands east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean


Japanese_ivy   Dico Tools
Asiatic vine with three-lobed leaves and purple berries


Japanese_lacquer_tree   Dico Tools
Small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained


Japanese_lawn_grass   Dico Tools
Lawn grass common in China and Japan; grown also in United States


Japanese_leaf   Dico Tools
Erect or partially climbing herb having large green or variegated leaves


Japanese_leek   Dico Tools
Asiatic onion with slender bulbs; used as early green onions


Japanese_lilac   Dico Tools
Lilac of northern China having ovate leaves and profuse early summer rose-lilac flowers


Japanese_lime   Dico Tools
Medium-sized tree of Japan used as an ornamental


Japanese_linden   Dico Tools
Medium-sized tree of Japan used as an ornamental


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Japanese_maple   Dico Tools
Leaves deeply incised and bright red in autumn; Japan


Japanese_maple   Dico Tools
Ornamental shrub or small tree of Japan and Korea with deeply incised leaves; cultivated in many varieties


Japanese_medlar   Dico Tools
Evergreen tree of warm regions having fuzzy yellow olive-sized fruit with a large free stone; native to China and Japan


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


Japanese_monetary_unit   Dico Tools
Monetary unit in Japan


Japanese_morning_glory   Dico Tools
Annual Old World tropical climbing herb distinguished by wide color range and frilled or double flowers


Japanese_oak   Dico Tools
Small evergreen tree of China and Japan


Japanese_oak   Dico Tools
Oak with moderately light fine-grained wood; Japan


Japanese_oyster   Dico Tools
A large oyster native to Japan and introduced along the Pacific coast of the United States; a candidate for introduction in Chesapeake Bay


Japanese_pagoda_tree   Dico Tools
Handsome round-headed deciduous tree having compound dark green leaves and profuse panicles of fragrant creamy-white flowers; China and Japan


Japanese_persimmon   Dico Tools
Small deciduous Asiatic tree bearing large red or orange edible astringent fruit


Japanese_pink   Dico Tools
Very free-flowering variety distinguished by jagged-edged petals


Japanese_plum   Dico Tools
Yellow olive-sized semitropical fruit with a large free stone and relatively little flesh; used for jellies


Japanese_plum   Dico Tools
Evergreen tree of warm regions having fuzzy yellow olive-sized fruit with a large free stone; native to China and Japan


Japanese_plum   Dico Tools
Small tree of China and Japan bearing large yellow to red plums usually somewhat inferior to European plums in flavor


Japanese_poinsettia   Dico Tools
Showy poinsettia found from the southern United States to Peru


Japanese_privet   Dico Tools
Evergreen shrub of Japan and Korea having small dark leaves and flowers in loose panicles; related to but smaller than Chinese privet


Japanese_quince   Dico Tools
Deciduous thorny shrub native to China having red or white blossoms


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


Japanese_Red_Army   Dico Tools
A terrorist group organized in 1970 to overthrow the Japanese government and monarchy and to foment world revolution; is said to have close ties with Palestinian terrorists; "in 1972 the Japanese Red Army was responsible for a massacre at an airport in Is


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Japanese_red_pine   Dico Tools
Pine native to Japan and Korea having a wide-spreading irregular crown when mature; grown as an ornamental


Japanese_rose   Dico Tools
Vigorously growing rose having clusters of numerous small flowers; used for hedges and as grafting stock


Japanese_snowbell   Dico Tools
Shrubby tree of China and Japan


Japanese_spaniel   Dico Tools
Breed of toy dogs originating in Japan having a silky black-and-white or red-and-white coat


Japanese_spurge   Dico Tools
Slow-growing Japanese evergreen subshrub having terminal spikes of white flowers; grown as a ground cover


Japanese_stranglehold   Dico Tools
A wrestling hold in which the opponent''s arms are crossed in front of his own neck to exert pressure on his windpipe


Japanese_sumac   Dico Tools
Small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained


Japanese_table_pine   Dico Tools
Pine native to Japan and Korea having a wide-spreading irregular crown when mature; grown as an ornamental


Japanese_tree_lilac   Dico Tools
Small tree of Japan having narrow pointed leaves and creamy-white flowers


Japanese_umbrella_pine   Dico Tools
Tall evergreen having a symmetrical spreading crown and needles growing in whorls that resemble umbrellas at ends of twigs


Japanese_varnish_tree   Dico Tools
Deciduous tree widely grown in southern United States as an ornamental for its handsome maplelike foliage and long racemes of yellow-green flowers followed by curious leaflike pods


Japanese_varnish_tree   Dico Tools
Small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained


Japanese_wistaria   Dico Tools
Having flowers of pink to mauve or violet-blue


Japanese_yew   Dico Tools
Shrubby hardy evergreen of China and Japan having lustrous dark green foliage; cultivated in the eastern United States


Japan_allspice   Dico Tools
Deciduous Japanese shrub cultivated for its fragrant yellow flowers


Japan_bittersweet   Dico Tools
Ornamental Asiatic vine with showy orange-yellow fruit with a scarlet aril; naturalized in North America


Japan_cedar   Dico Tools
Tall evergreen of Japan and China yielding valuable soft wood


Japan_clover   Dico Tools
An annual of tropical Asia naturalized in United States


Japan_current   Dico Tools
A warm ocean current that flows northeastwardly off the coast of Japan into the northern Pacific ocean


Japan_tallow   Dico Tools
A yellow wax obtained from sumac berries; used in polishes


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Japan_Trench   Dico Tools
A depression in the floor of the Pacific Ocean northeast of Japan that reaches depths of 30,000 feet


Japan_wax   Dico Tools
A yellow wax obtained from sumac berries; used in polishes


Jape   Dico Tools
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"


Japheth   Dico Tools
(Old Testament) son of Noah


Japonica   Dico Tools
Deciduous thorny shrub native to Japan having red blossoms


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


Jap_clover   Dico Tools
An annual of tropical Asia naturalized in United States


Jar   Dico Tools
A vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles


Jar   Dico Tools
A sudden impact; "the door closed with a jolt"


Jar   Dico Tools
The quantity contained in a jar; "he drank a jar of beer"


Jar   Dico Tools
Place in a cylindrical vessel; "jar the jam"


Jar   Dico Tools
Affect in a disagreeable way; "This play jarred the audience"


Jar   Dico Tools
Move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion


Jar   Dico Tools
Shock physically; "Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game"


Jar   Dico Tools
Be incompatible; be or come into conflict; "These colors clash"


Jarful   Dico Tools
The quantity contained in a jar; "he drank a jar of beer"


Jargon   Dico Tools
Specialized technical terminology characteristic of a particular subject


Jargon   Dico Tools
A characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don''t speak our lingo"


Jargon   Dico Tools
A colorless (or pale yellow or smoky) variety of zircon


Jargoon   Dico Tools
A colorless (or pale yellow or smoky) variety of zircon


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Jaroslav_Hasek   Dico Tools
Czech author of novels and short stories (1883-1923)


Jarrell   Dico Tools
United States poet (1914-1965)


Jarring   Dico Tools
Making or causing a harsh and irritating sound; "the jarring noise of the iron gate scraping on the sidewalk"


Jarring   Dico Tools
Characterized by rough motion; "a bumpy ride"


Jarringly   Dico Tools
In a manner that jars and irritates; "the piano was jarringly out of tune"


Jarvik_artificial_heart   Dico Tools
A kind of artificial heart that has been used with some success


Jarvik_heart   Dico Tools
A kind of artificial heart that has been used with some success


Jar_against   Dico Tools
Collide violently with an obstacle; "I ran into the telephone pole"


Jasmine   Dico Tools
Any of several shrubs and vines of the genus Jasminum chiefly native to Asia


Jasmine_tobacco   Dico Tools
South American ornamental perennial having nocturnally fragrant greenish-white flowers


Jasminum   Dico Tools
Shrubs and woody climbers mostly of tropical and temperate Old World: jasmine; jessamine


Jasminum_mesnyi   Dico Tools
Evergreen rambling yellow-flowered shrub of western China


Jasminum_nudiflorum   Dico Tools
Deciduous rambling shrub widely cultivated for its winter-blooming yellow flowers


Jasminum_officinale   Dico Tools
Tall-climbing deciduous shrub with fragrant white or yellow or red flowers used in perfume and to flavor tea


Jasminum_sambac   Dico Tools
East Indian evergreen vine cultivated for its profuse fragrant white flowers


Jason   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) the husband of Medea and leader of the Argonauts who sailed in quest of the Golden Fleece


Jasper   Dico Tools
An opaque form of quartz; red or yellow or brown or dark green in color; used for ornamentation or as a gemstone


Jaspers   Dico Tools
German psychiatrist (1883-1969)


Jasper_Johns   Dico Tools
United States artist and proponent of pop art (born in 1930)


Jassid   Dico Tools
A variety of leafhopper


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Jassidae   Dico Tools
Family of small leafhoppers coextensive with the Cicadellidae and not distinguished from it in some classifications


Jat   Dico Tools
A member of an Indo-European people widely scattered throughout the northwest of the Indian subcontinent and consisting of Muslims and Hindus and Sikhs


Jati   Dico Tools
(Hinduism) a Hindu caste or distinctive social group of which there are thousands throughout India; a special characteristic is often the exclusive occupation of its male members (such as barber or potter)


Jatropha   Dico Tools
A mainly tropical genus of American plant belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae


Jatropha_curcus   Dico Tools
Small tropical American tree yielding purple dye and a tanning extract and bearing physic nuts containing a purgative oil that is poisonous in large quantities


Jatropha_stimulosus   Dico Tools
A stinging herb of tropical America


Jatropha_urens   Dico Tools
A stinging herb of tropical America


Jaundice   Dico Tools
A sharp and bitter manner


Jaundice   Dico Tools
Yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood; can be a symptom of gallstones or liver infection or anemia


Jaundice   Dico Tools
Affect with, or as if with, jaundice


Jaundice   Dico Tools
Distort adversely; "Jealousy had jaundiced his judgment"


Jaundiced   Dico Tools
Showing or affected by prejudice or envy or distaste; "looked with a jaundiced eye on the growth of regimentation"; "takes a jaundiced view of societies and clubs"


Jaundiced   Dico Tools
Affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc


Jaundice_of_the_newborn   Dico Tools
Yellowish appearance in newborn infants; usually subsides spontaneously


Jaunt   Dico Tools
A journey taken for pleasure; "many summer excursions to the shore"; "it was merely a pleasure trip"; "after cautious sashays into the field"


Jaunt   Dico Tools
Make a trip for pleasure


Jauntily   Dico Tools
In a jaunty fashionable manner; "his hat sat jauntily on his full brown hair"


Jauntiness   Dico Tools
A breezy liveliness; "a delightful breeziness of manner"


Jauntiness   Dico Tools
Stylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance


Jaunting_car   Dico Tools
An open two-wheeled one-horse cart formerly widely used in Ireland


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Jaunty   Dico Tools
Having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air; "looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit"- Frances G. Patton; "life that is gay, brisk, and debonair"- H.M.Reynolds; "walked with a jaunty step"; "a jaunty optimist"


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


Jaunty_car   Dico Tools
An open two-wheeled one-horse cart formerly widely used in Ireland


Jaun_Gris   Dico Tools
Spanish cubist painter (1887-1927)


Java   Dico Tools
A simple platform-independent object-oriented programming language used for writing applets that are downloaded from the World Wide Web by a client and run on the client''s machine


Java   Dico Tools
A beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans; "he ordered a cup of coffee"


Java   Dico Tools
An island in Indonesia south of Borneo; one of the world''s most densely populated regions


Javan   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Java


Javan   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of Java or its inhabitants; "Javanese temples"; "Javanese dialects"


Javanese   Dico Tools
The Indonesian language spoken on Java


Javanese   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Java


Javanese   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of Java or its inhabitants; "Javanese temples"; "Javanese dialects"


Javanthropus   Dico Tools
Former genus of primitive man; now Homo soloensis: comprises Solo man


Java_finch   Dico Tools
Small finch-like Indonesian weaverbird that frequents rice fields


Java_man   Dico Tools
Fossil remains found in Java; formerly called Pithecanthropus erectus


Java_man   Dico Tools
A type of primitive man who lived in Java in the Paleolithic Age


Java_olives   Dico Tools
Large tree of Old World tropics having foul-smelling orange-red blossoms followed by red pods enclosing oil-rich seeds sometimes used as food


Java_pepper   Dico Tools
Tropical southeast Asian shrubby vine bearing spicy berrylike fruits


Java_sparrow   Dico Tools
Small finch-like Indonesian weaverbird that frequents rice fields


Javelin   Dico Tools
A spear thrown as a weapon or in competitive field events


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Javelin   Dico Tools
An athletic competition in which a javelin is thrown as far as possible


Javelina   Dico Tools
Dark gray peccary with an indistinct white collar; of semi desert areas of Mexico and southwestern United States


Javelle_water   Dico Tools
An aqueous solution of sodium hypochlorite


Javel_water   Dico Tools
An aqueous solution of sodium hypochlorite


Jaw   Dico Tools
Holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object


Jaw   Dico Tools
The part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth


Jaw   Dico Tools
The bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth


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


Jaw   Dico Tools
Talk incessantly and tiresomely


Jaw   Dico Tools
Talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"


Jaw   Dico Tools
Chew (food); "He jawed his bubble gum"; "Chew your food and don''t swallow it!"; "The cows were masticating the grass"


Jawaharlal_Nehru   Dico Tools
Indian statesman and leader with Gandhi in the struggle for home rule; was the first prime minister of the Republic of India from 1947 to 1964 (1889-1964)


Jawan   Dico Tools
(India) a private soldier or male constable


Jawbone   Dico Tools
The lower jawbone in vertebrates; it is hinged to open the mouth


Jawbone   Dico Tools
Talk idly or casually and in a friendly way


Jawbreaker   Dico Tools
A word that is hard to pronounce


Jawbreaker   Dico Tools
A large round hard candy


Jawfish   Dico Tools
Small large-mouthed tropical marine fishes common along sandy bottoms; males brood egg balls in their mouths; popular aquarium fishes


Jawless   Dico Tools
Having no jaw


Jawless_fish   Dico Tools
Eel-shaped vertebrate without jaws or paired appendages including the cyclostomes and some extinct forms


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Jawless_vertebrate   Dico Tools
Eel-shaped vertebrate without jaws or paired appendages including the cyclostomes and some extinct forms


Jaws   Dico Tools
Holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object


Jaws_of_Life   Dico Tools
Hydraulic tool inserted into a wrecked vehicle and used to pry the wreckage apart in order to provide access to people trapped inside


Jay   Dico Tools
Crested largely blue bird


Jay   Dico Tools
United States diplomat and jurist who negotiated peace treaties with Britain and served as the first chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1829)


Jaybird   Dico Tools
Common jay of eastern North America; bright blue with grey breast


Jayshullah   Dico Tools
An indigenous Islamic terrorist group in Azerbaijan that attempted to bomb the United States embassy in 1999


Jaywalk   Dico Tools
Cross the road at a red light


Jaywalker   Dico Tools
A reckless pedestrian who crosses a street illegally


Jay_Cooke   Dico Tools
United States financier who marketed Union bonds to finance the Civil War; the failure of his bank resulted in a financial panic in 1873 (1821-1905)


Jay_Gould   Dico Tools
United States financier who gained control of the Erie Canal and who caused a financial panic in 1869 when he attempted to corner the gold market (1836-1892)


Jazz   Dico Tools
A style of dance music popular in the 1920s; similar to New Orleans jazz but played by large bands


Jazz   Dico Tools
A genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles


Jazz   Dico Tools
Empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk; "that''s a lot of wind"; "don''t give me any of that jazz"


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


Jazz   Dico Tools
Play something in the style of jazz


Jazzman   Dico Tools
A musician who plays or composes jazz music


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


Jazzy   Dico Tools
Resembling jazz (especially in its rhythm)


Jazz_around   Dico Tools
Wander aimlessly in search of pleasure


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Jazz_band   Dico Tools
A small band of jazz musicians


Jazz_festival   Dico Tools
A festival that features performances by jazz artists


Jazz_group   Dico Tools
A small band of jazz musicians


Jazz_musician   Dico Tools
A musician who plays or composes jazz music


Jazz_up   Dico Tools
E.g.,make more interesting or lively; "juice up a party"; "pep up your paper"


JDAM   Dico Tools
A pinpoint bomb guidance device that can be strapped to a gravity bomb thus converting dumb bombs into smart bombs


Jealous   Dico Tools
Showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another''s advantages; "he was never covetous before he met her"; "jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions"; "envious of their art collection"


Jealous   Dico Tools
Suspicious or unduly suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival; "a jealous lover"


Jealously   Dico Tools
With jealousy; in an envious manner; "he looked at his friend''s new car jealously"


Jealously   Dico Tools
With jealousy; "he guarded his privacy jealously"


Jealousy   Dico Tools
Zealous vigilance; "cherish their official political freedom with fierce jealousy"-Paul Blanshard


Jealousy   Dico Tools
A feeling of jealous envy (especially of a rival)


Jean   Dico Tools
A coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric


Jean   Dico Tools
(usually plural) close-fitting pants of heavy denim for casual wear


Jean-Baptiste_Poquelin   Dico Tools
French author of sophisticated comedies (1622-1673)


Jean-Claude_Duvalier   Dico Tools
Son and successor of Francois Duvalier as president of Haiti; he was overthrown by a mass uprising in 1986 (born in 1951)


Jean-Frederic_Joliot   Dico Tools
French nuclear physicist who was Marie Curie''s assistant and who worked with Marie Curie''s daughter who he married (taking the name Joliot-Curie); he and his wife discovered how to synthesize new radioactive elements (1900-1958)


Jean-Frederic_Joliot-Curie   Dico Tools
French nuclear physicist who was Marie Curie''s assistant and who worked with Marie Curie''s daughter who he married (taking the name Joliot-Curie); he and his wife discovered how to synthesize new radioactive elements (1900-1958)


Jean-Jacques_Rousseau   Dico Tools
French philosopher and writer born in Switzerland; believed that the natural goodness of man was warped by society; ideas influenced the French Revolution (1712-1778)


Jean-Louis_Lebris_de_Kerouac   Dico Tools
United States writer who was a leading figure of the beat generation (1922-1969)


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Jean-Paul_Sartre   Dico Tools
French writer and existentialist philosopher (1905-1980)


Jean-Philippe_Rameau   Dico Tools
French composer of operas whose writings laid the foundation for the modern theory of harmony (1683-1764)


Jeannette_Rankin   Dico Tools
Leader in the women''s suffrage movement in Montana; the first woman to serve in the United States House of Representatives (1880-1973)


Jeanne_Antoinette_Poisson   Dico Tools
French noblewoman who was the lover of Louis XV, whose policies she influenced (1721-1764)


Jeanne_d'Arc   Dico Tools
French heroine and military leader inspired by religious visions to organize French resistance to the English and to have Charles VII crowned king; she was later tried for heresy and burned at the stake (1412-1431)


Jean_Anouilh   Dico Tools
French dramatist noted for his reinterpretations of Greek myths (1910-1987)


Jean_Antoine_Watteau   Dico Tools
French painter (1684-1721)


Jean_Arp   Dico Tools
Alsatian artist and poet who was cofounder of Dadaism in Zurich; noted for abstract organic sculptures (1887-1966)


Jean_Auguste_Dominique_Ingres   Dico Tools
French classical painter (1780-1867)


Jean_Baptiste_Camille_Corot   Dico Tools
French painter of Italian landscapes (1796-1875)


Jean_Baptiste_de_Lamarck   Dico Tools
French naturalist who proposed that evolution resulted from the inheritance of acquired characteristics (1744-1829)


Jean_Baptiste_Donatien_de_Vimeur   Dico Tools
French general who commanded French troops in the American Revolution, notably at Yorktown (1725-1807)


Jean_Baptiste_Joseph_Fourier   Dico Tools
French mathematician who developed Fourier analysis and studied the conduction of heat (1768-1830)


Jean_Baptiste_Lully   Dico Tools
French composer (born in Italy) who was the court composer to Louis XIV and founded the national French opera (1632-1687)


Jean_Baptiste_Racine   Dico Tools
French advocate of Jansenism; tragedian who based his works on Greek and Roman themes (1639-1699)


Jean_Bernard_Leon_Foucault   Dico Tools
French physicist who determined the speed of light and showed that it travels slower in water than in air; invented the Foucault pendulum and the gyroscope (1819-1868)


Jean_Bernoulli   Dico Tools
Swiss mathematician (1667-1748)


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


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


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


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Jean_Cocteau   Dico Tools
French writer and film maker who worked in many artistic media (1889-1963)


Jean_de_La_Fontaine   Dico Tools
French writer who collected Aesop''s fables and published them (1621-1695)


Jean_Edouard_Vuillard   Dico Tools
French painter (1868-1940)


Jean_Francois_Champollion   Dico Tools
Frenchman and Egyptologist who studied the Rosetta stone and in 1821 became the first person to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphics (1790-1832)


Jean_Francois_Millet   Dico Tools
French painter of rural scenes (1814-1875)


Jean_Genet   Dico Tools
French writer of novels and dramas for the theater of the absurd (1910-1986)


Jean_Giraudoux   Dico Tools
French novelist and dramatist whose plays were reinterpretations of Greek myths (1882-1944)


Jean_Harlow   Dico Tools
United States film actress who made several films with Clark Gable (1911-1937)


Jean_Honore_Fragonard   Dico Tools
French artist whose rococo paintings typified the frivolity of life in the royal court of France in the 18th century (1732-1806)


Jean_Laffite   Dico Tools
French pirate who aided the United States in the War of 1812 and received an official pardon for his crimes (1780-1826)


Jean_Lafitte   Dico Tools
French pirate who aided the United States in the War of 1812 and received an official pardon for his crimes (1780-1826)


Jean_Louis_Charles_Garnier   Dico Tools
French architect (1825-1898)


Jean_Louis_Rodolphe_Agassiz   Dico Tools
United States naturalist (born in Switzerland) who studied fossil fish; recognized geological evidence that ice ages had occurred in North America (1807-1873)


Jean_Luc_Godard   Dico Tools
French film maker influenced by surrealism; early work explored the documentary use of film; noted for innovative techniques (born in 1930)


Jean_Martin_Charcot   Dico Tools
French neurologist who tried to use hypnotism to cure hysteria (1825-1893)


Jean_Monnet   Dico Tools
French economist who advocated a Common Market in Europe (1888-1979)


Jean_Nicholas_Arthur_Rimbaud   Dico Tools
French poet whose work influenced the surrealists (1854-1891)


Jean_Paul_Marat   Dico Tools
French revolutionary leader (born in Switzerland) who was a leader in overthrowing the Girondists and was stabbed to death in his bath by Charlotte Corday (1743-1793)


Jean_Piaget   Dico Tools
Swiss psychologist remembered for his studies of cognitive development in children (1896-1980)


Jean_Racine   Dico Tools
French advocate of Jansenism; tragedian who based his works on Greek and Roman themes (1639-1699)


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Jean_Sibelius   Dico Tools
Finnish composer (1865-1957)


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


Jed'dah   Dico Tools
Port city in western Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea; near Mecca


Jeddah   Dico Tools
Port city in western Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea; near Mecca


Jeep   Dico Tools
A car suitable for traveling over rough terrain


Jeer   Dico Tools
Showing your contempt by derision


Jeer   Dico Tools
Laugh at with contempt and derision; "The crowd jeered at the speaker"


Jeerer   Dico Tools
Someone who jeers or mocks or treats something with contempt or calls out in derision


Jeering   Dico Tools
Showing your contempt by derision


Jeering   Dico Tools
Abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule; "derisive laughter"; "a jeering crowd"; "her mocking smile"; "taunting shouts of `coward'' and `sissy''"


Jeeringly   Dico Tools
In a disrespectful jeering manner


Jeffers   Dico Tools
United States poet who wrote about California (1887-1962)


Jefferson   Dico Tools
3rd President of the United States; chief drafter of the Declaration of Independence; made the Louisiana Purchase in 1803 and sent out the Lewis and Clark Expedition to explore it (1743-1826)


Jeffersonian   Dico Tools
Relating to or characteristic of Thomas Jefferson or his principles or theories; "Jeffersonian democracy"


Jefferson_City   Dico Tools
Capital of the state of Missouri; located in central Missouri on the Missouri river


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


Jefferson_Davis'_Birthday   Dico Tools
Celebrated in southern United States


Jeffrey's_pine   Dico Tools
Tall symmetrical pine of western North America having long blue-green needles in bunches of 3 and elongated cones on spreading somewhat pendulous branches; sometimes classified as a variety of ponderosa pine


Jeffrey_pine   Dico Tools
Tall symmetrical pine of western North America having long blue-green needles in bunches of 3 and elongated cones on spreading somewhat pendulous branches; sometimes classified as a variety of ponderosa pine


Jehad   Dico Tools
A holy struggle or striving by a Muslim for a moral or spiritual or political goal


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Jehad   Dico Tools
A holy war waged by Muslims against infidels


Jehovah   Dico Tools
Terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God


Jehovah   Dico Tools
A name for the God of the Old Testament as transliterated from the Hebrew consonants YHVH


Jehovah's_Witness   Dico Tools
Believer in imminent approach of the millennium; practitioner of active evangelism


Jehovah's_Witnesses   Dico Tools
Protestant denomination founded in the United States by Charles Taze Russell in 1884


Jejunal_artery   Dico Tools
Branch of the superior mesenteric artery that supplies the jejunum


Jejune   Dico Tools
Lacking interest or significance; "an insipid personality"; "jejune novel"


Jejune   Dico Tools
Displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity; "adolescent insecurity"; "jejune responses to our problems"; "their behavior was juvenile"; "puerile jokes"


Jejune   Dico Tools
Lacking in nutritive value; "the jejune diets of the very poor"


Jejunely   Dico Tools
In an immature manner; "his teenage son still behaves very immaturely"


Jejuneness   Dico Tools
Quality of lacking nutritive value


Jejuneness   Dico Tools
The quality of being vapid and unsophisticated


Jejuneness   Dico Tools
Lacking and evidencing lack of experience of life


Jejunitis   Dico Tools
Inflammation of the jejunum of the small intestine


Jejunity   Dico Tools
Quality of lacking nutritive value


Jejunity   Dico Tools
The quality of being vapid and unsophisticated


Jejunoileitis   Dico Tools
Inflammation of the jejunum and the ileum of the small intestine


Jejunostomy   Dico Tools
Surgical creation of an opening between the jejunum and the anterior abdominal wall; will allow artificial feeding


Jejunum   Dico Tools
The part of the small intestine between the duodenum and the ileum


Jekyll_and_Hyde   Dico Tools
Someone with two personalities - one good and one evil


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Jell   Dico Tools
Become gelatinous; "the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme"


Jell-O   Dico Tools
Fruit-flavored dessert (trade mark Jell-O) made from a commercially prepared gelatin powder


Jellaba   Dico Tools
A loose cloak with a hood; worn in the Middle East and northern Africa


Jelled   Dico Tools
Congealed into jelly; solidified by cooling; "in Georgia they serve congealed salads"


Jellied   Dico Tools
Congealed into jelly; solidified by cooling; "in Georgia they serve congealed salads"


Jellify   Dico Tools
Make into jelly; "jellify a liquid"


Jellify   Dico Tools
Become jelly; "The sauce jellified"


Jello   Dico Tools
Fruit-flavored dessert (trade mark Jell-O) made from a commercially prepared gelatin powder


Jelly   Dico Tools
A preserve made of the jelled juice of fruit


Jelly   Dico Tools
An edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating for foods


Jelly   Dico Tools
A substance having the consistency of semi-solid foods


Jelly   Dico Tools
Make into jelly; "jellify a liquid"


Jellyfish   Dico Tools
Any of numerous usually marine and free-swimming coelenterates that constitute the sexually reproductive forms of hydrozoans and scyphozoans


Jellyfish   Dico Tools
Large siphonophore having a bladderlike float and stinging tentacles


Jellyleaf   Dico Tools
Herb widely distributed in tropics and subtropics used for forage and medicinally as a demulcent and having a fine soft bast stronger than jute; sometimes an aggressive weed


Jellylike   Dico Tools
Thick like gelatin


Jellyroll   Dico Tools
Thin sheet of sponge cake spread with jelly and then rolled up to make a cylindrical cake


Jelly_bean   Dico Tools
Sugar-glazed jellied candy


Jelly_doughnut   Dico Tools
A raised doughnut filled with jelly or jam


Jelly_egg   Dico Tools
Sugar-glazed jellied candy


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Jelly_fungus   Dico Tools
Any fungus of the order Tremellales or Auriculariales whose fruiting body is jellylike in consistency when fresh


Jelly_Roll_Morton   Dico Tools
United States jazz musician who moved from ragtime to New Orleans jazz (1885-1941)


JEM   Dico Tools
A terrorist organization founded in 2000; a militant Islamic group active in Kashmir and closely aligned with Al-Rashid Trust; seeks to secure release of imprisoned fellow militants by kidnappings


Jemaah_Islamiyah   Dico Tools
A clandestine group of southeast Asian terrorists organized in 1993 and trained by al-Qaeda; supports militant Muslims in Indonesia and the Philippines and has cells in Singapore and Malaysia and Indonesia


Jemmy   Dico Tools
A short crowbar; "in England they call a jimmy and jemmy"


Jena   Dico Tools
The battle in 1806 in which Napoleon decisively defeated the Prussians


Jenghiz_Khan   Dico Tools
Mongolian Emperor whose empire stretched from the Black Sea to the Pacific Ocean (1162-1227)


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


Jennet   Dico Tools
Female donkey


Jenny   Dico Tools
Female donkey


Jenny   Dico Tools
United States architect who designed the first skyscraper in which a metal skeleton was used (1832-1907)


Jenny_ass   Dico Tools
Female donkey


Jenny_Lind   Dico Tools
Swedish soprano who toured the United States under the management of P. T. Barnum (1820-1887)


Jenny_wren   Dico Tools
And of several small active brown birds of the northern hemisphere with short upright tails; they feed on insects


Jensen   Dico Tools
Modernistic Danish writer (1873-1950)


Jens_Otto_Harry_Jespersen   Dico Tools
Danish linguist (1860-1943)


Jeopardise   Dico Tools
Pose a threat to; present a danger to; "The pollution is endangering the crops"


Jeopardize   Dico Tools
Put at risk; "I will stake my good reputation for this"


Jeopardize   Dico Tools
Pose a threat to; present a danger to; "The pollution is endangering the crops"


Jeopardy   Dico Tools
A source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune; "drinking alcohol is a health hazard"


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Jerboa   Dico Tools
Mouselike jumping rodent


Jerboa_kangaroo   Dico Tools
Brush-tailed rat kangaroo


Jerboa_rat   Dico Tools
Large Australian rat with hind legs adapted for leaping


Jeremiad   Dico Tools
A long and mournful complaint; "a jeremiad against any form of government"


Jeremiah   Dico Tools
A book in the Old Testament containing the oracles of the prophet Jeremiah


Jeremiah   Dico Tools
(Old Testament) an Israelite prophet who is remembered for his angry lamentations (jeremiads) about the wickedness of his people (circa 626-587 BC)


Jeremy_Bentham   Dico Tools
English philosopher and jurist; founder of utilitarianism (1748-1831)


Jerevan   Dico Tools
Capital of Armenia


Jerez   Dico Tools
A city in southwestern Spain that is famous for making sherry


Jerez_de_la_Frontera   Dico Tools
A city in southwestern Spain that is famous for making sherry


Jericho   Dico Tools
A village in Jordan near the north end of the Dead Sea; in the Old Testament it was the first place taken by the Israelites under Joshua as the entered the Promised Land


Jerk   Dico Tools
A sudden abrupt pull


Jerk   Dico Tools
An abrupt spasmodic movement


Jerk   Dico Tools
A dull stupid fatuous person


Jerk   Dico Tools
(mechanics) the rate of change of velocity


Jerk   Dico Tools
Make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion; "his face is twitching"


Jerk   Dico Tools
Throw or toss with a quick motion; "flick a piece of paper across the table"; "jerk his head"


Jerk   Dico Tools
Pull, or move with a sudden movement; "He turned the handle and jerked the door open"


Jerk   Dico Tools
Jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung filly bucked"


Jerk   Dico Tools
Move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions; "The patient''s legs were jerkings"


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Jerk-off   Dico Tools
Terms of abuse for a masturbator


Jerked_meat   Dico Tools
Meat cut in strips and dried in the sun


Jerker   Dico Tools
Someone who gives a strong sudden pull


Jerkily   Dico Tools
With jerking motions; "She rose stiffly, jerkily from the window seat"


Jerkily   Dico Tools
With spasms; "the mouth was slightly open, and jerked violently and spasmodically at one corner"


Jerkin   Dico Tools
A tight sleeveless and collarless jacket (often made of leather) worn by men in former times


Jerkiness   Dico Tools
The quality of being spasmodic and irregular


Jerking   Dico Tools
An abrupt spasmodic movement


Jerking   Dico Tools
Not having a steady rhythm; "an arrhythmic heartbeat"


Jerking_off   Dico Tools
Slang terms for masturbation


Jerkwater   Dico Tools
Small and remote and insignificant; "a jerkwater college"; "passed a series of poky little one-horse towns"


Jerky   Dico Tools
Meat cut in strips and dried in the sun


Jerky   Dico Tools
Not having a steady rhythm; "an arrhythmic heartbeat"


Jerk_off   Dico Tools
Get sexual gratification through self-stimulation


Jeroboam   Dico Tools
A large wine bottle (holds 4/5 of a gallon)


Jeroboam   Dico Tools
(Old Testament) first king of the northern kingdom of Israel who led Israel into sin (10th century BC)


Jeroboam_I   Dico Tools
(Old Testament) first king of the northern kingdom of Israel who led Israel into sin (10th century BC)


Jerome   Dico Tools
(Roman Catholic Church) one of the great fathers of the early Christian Church whose major work was his translation of the Scriptures from Hebrew and Greek into Latin (which became the Vulgate); a saint and Doctor of the Church (347-420)


Jerome_David_Kern   Dico Tools
United States composer of musical comedies (1885-1945)


Jerome_David_Salinger   Dico Tools
United States writer (born 1919)


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Jerome_Kern   Dico Tools
United States composer of musical comedies (1885-1945)


Jerome_Robbins   Dico Tools
United States choreographer who brought human emotion to classical ballet and spirited reality to Broadway musicals (1918-1998)


Jerom_Bos   Dico Tools
Dutch painter (1450-1516)


Jerry   Dico Tools
Offensive terms for a person of German descent


Jerry-builder   Dico Tools
Someone who builds cheap buildings out of poor materials on speculation for a quick profit


Jerry-building   Dico Tools
Construction of inferior buildings for a quick profit


Jerry-built   Dico Tools
Of inferior workmanship and materials; "mean little jerry-built houses"


Jerry_Lee_Lewis   Dico Tools
United States rock star singer and pianist (born in 1935)


Jersey   Dico Tools
Breed from the island of Jersey


Jersey   Dico Tools
A slightly elastic machine-knit fabric


Jersey   Dico Tools
A close-fitting pullover shirt


Jersey_City   Dico Tools
A city in northeastern New Jersey (opposite Manhattan)


Jersey_elm   Dico Tools
A variety of the English elm with erect branches and broader leaves


Jersey_fern   Dico Tools
Small short-lived fern of Central and South America


Jersey_knapweed   Dico Tools
A variety of knapweed


Jersey_pine   Dico Tools
Common small shrubby pine of the eastern United States having straggling often twisted or branches and short needles in bunches of 2


Jerusalem   Dico Tools
Capital and largest city of the modern state of Israel; a holy city for Jews and Christians and Muslims; was the capital of an ancient kingdom


Jerusalem_artichoke   Dico Tools
Sunflower tuber eaten raw or boiled or sliced thin and fried as Saratoga chips


Jerusalem_artichoke   Dico Tools
Tall perennial with hairy stems and leaves; widely cultivated for its large irregular edible tubers


Jerusalem_artichoke   Dico Tools
Edible tuber of the Jerusalem artichoke


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Jerusalem_artichoke_sunflower   Dico Tools
Tall perennial with hairy stems and leaves; widely cultivated for its large irregular edible tubers


Jerusalem_cherry   Dico Tools
Small South American shrub cultivated as a houseplant for its abundant ornamental but poisonous red or yellow cherry-sized fruit


Jerusalem_cricket   Dico Tools
Large wingless nocturnal grasshopper that burrows in loose soil along the Pacific coast of the United States


Jerusalem_cross   Dico Tools
A cross with equal arms, each terminating in a small crossbar


Jerusalem_oak   Dico Tools
Eurasian aromatic oak-leaved goosefoot with many yellow-green flowers; naturalized North America


Jerusalem_sage   Dico Tools
A spreading subshrub of Mediterranean regions cultivated for dense axillary whorls of purple or yellow flowers


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


Jerusalem_thorn   Dico Tools
Large shrub or shrubby tree having sharp spines and pinnate leaves with small deciduous leaflets and sweet-scented racemose yellow-orange flowers; grown as ornamentals or hedging or emergency food for livestock; tropical America but naturalized in souther


Jerusalem_thorn   Dico Tools
Spiny tree having dark red edible fruits


Jerusalem_thorn   Dico Tools
Thorny Eurasian shrub with dry woody winged fruit


Jerusalem_Warriors   Dico Tools
Ethnic Turkish Sunni terrorists who are linked with the Turkish Hizballah; killed a United States Air Force sergeant in 1991


Jespersen   Dico Tools
Danish linguist (1860-1943)


Jessamine   Dico Tools
Tall-climbing deciduous shrub with fragrant white or yellow or red flowers used in perfume and to flavor tea


Jesse_Jackson   Dico Tools
United States civil rights leader who led a national anti-discrimination campaign and ran for presidential nomination (born in 1941)


Jesse_James   Dico Tools
United States outlaw who fought as a Confederate soldier and later led a band of outlaws that robbed trains and banks in the West until he was murdered by a member of his own gang (1847-1882)


Jesse_Louis_Jackson   Dico Tools
United States civil rights leader who led a national anti-discrimination campaign and ran for presidential nomination (born in 1941)


Jesse_Owens   Dico Tools
United States athlete and Black American whose success in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin outraged Hitler (1913-1980)


Jessica_Lucy_Mitford   Dico Tools
United States writer (born in England) who wrote on American culture (1917-1996)


Jessica_Mitford   Dico Tools
United States writer (born in England) who wrote on American culture (1917-1996)


Jessye_Norman   Dico Tools
United States operatic soprano (born in 1945)


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Jest   Dico Tools
Activity characterized by good humor


Jest   Dico Tools
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"


Jest   Dico Tools
Act in a funny or teasing way


Jest   Dico Tools
Tell a joke; speak humorously; "He often jokes even when he appears serious"


Jester   Dico Tools
A professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the middle ages


Jesting   Dico Tools
Characterized by jokes and good humor


Jestingly   Dico Tools
In jest; "I asked him jokingly whether he thought he could drive the Calcutta-Peshawar express"


Jest_at   Dico Tools
Subject to laughter or ridicule; "The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house"; "The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher"; "His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday"


Jesuit   Dico Tools
A member of the Jesuit order


Jesuit   Dico Tools
Having qualities characteristic of Jesuits or Jesuitism; "Jesuitical education"


Jesuit's_bark   Dico Tools
Medicinal bark of cinchona trees; source of quinine and quinidine


Jesuitic   Dico Tools
Having qualities characteristic of Jesuits or Jesuitism; "Jesuitical education"


Jesuitical   Dico Tools
Having qualities characteristic of Jesuits or Jesuitism; "Jesuitical education"


Jesuitism   Dico Tools
The theology or the practices of the Jesuits (often considered to be casuistic)


Jesuitry   Dico Tools
The theology or the practices of the Jesuits (often considered to be casuistic)


Jesuits'_nut   Dico Tools
A variety of water chestnut


Jesuit_order   Dico Tools
A Roman Catholic order founded by Saint Ignatius of Loyola in 1534 to defend Catholicism against the Reformation and to do missionary work among the heathen


Jesus   Dico Tools
A teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)


Jesus_Christ   Dico Tools
A teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)


Jesus_of_Nazareth   Dico Tools
A teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)


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Jet   Dico Tools
An artificially produced flow of water


Jet   Dico Tools
An airplane powered by one or more jet engines


Jet   Dico Tools
Street names for ketamine


Jet   Dico Tools
The occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)


Jet   Dico Tools
A hard black form of lignite that takes a brilliant polish and is used in jewellery or ornamentation


Jet   Dico Tools
Issue in a jet; come out in a jet; stream or spring forth; "Water jetted forth"; "flames were jetting out of the building"


Jet   Dico Tools
Fly a jet plane


Jet   Dico Tools
Of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal


Jet-black   Dico Tools
Of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal


Jet-propelled   Dico Tools
Propelled by (or as if propelled by) a jet engine


Jet-propelled_plane   Dico Tools
An airplane powered by one or more jet engines


Jeth   Dico Tools
The third month of the Hindu calendar


Jetliner   Dico Tools
A large jet plane that carries passengers


Jets   Dico Tools
Atmospheric discharges (lasting 10 msec) bursting from the tops of giant storm clouds in blue cones that widen as they flash upward


Jetsam   Dico Tools
The floating wreckage of a ship


Jetsam   Dico Tools
The part of a ship''s equipment or cargo that is thrown overboard to lighten the load in a storm


Jetting   Dico Tools
Propelled violently in a usually narrow stream


Jettison   Dico Tools
Throw as from an airplane


Jettison   Dico Tools
Throw away, of something encumbering


Jetty   Dico Tools
A protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away


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Jet_black   Dico Tools
A very dark black


Jet_bridge   Dico Tools
An extendible bridge for loading passengers onto large commerical airplanes; provides protected access to the plane from the gate


Jet_engine   Dico Tools
A gas turbine produces a stream of hot gas that propels a jet plane by reaction propulsion


Jet_lag   Dico Tools
Fatigue and sleep disturbance resulting from disruption of the body''s normal circadian rhythm as a result of jet travel


Jet_plane   Dico Tools
An airplane powered by one or more jet engines


Jet_propulsion   Dico Tools
Propulsion by means of the discharge of a jet of fluid toward the rear


Jet_set   Dico Tools
A set of rich and fashionable people who travel widely for pleasure


Jet_stream   Dico Tools
A high-speed high-altitude airstream blowing from west to east near the top of the troposphere; has important effects of the formation of weather fronts


Jeune_fille   Dico Tools
A girl or young woman who is unmarried


Jeu_d'esprit   Dico Tools
A witty comment or writing


Jevons   Dico Tools
English economist and logician who contributed to the development of the theory of marginal utility (1835-1882)


Jew   Dico Tools
A person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties


Jew's-ear   Dico Tools
Widely distributed edible fungus shaped like a human ear and growing on decaying wood


Jew's-ears   Dico Tools
Widely distributed edible fungus shaped like a human ear and growing on decaying wood


Jew's_harp   Dico Tools
A small lyre-shaped musical instrument that is placed between the teeth and played by twanging a wire tongue while changing the shape of the mouth cavity


Jew-baiter   Dico Tools
Someone who hates and would persecute Jews


Jew-bush   Dico Tools
Low tropical American shrub having powerful emetic properties


Jewbush   Dico Tools
Low tropical American shrub having powerful emetic properties


Jewel   Dico Tools
A precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry


Jewel   Dico Tools
A person who is a brilliant and precious as a piece of jewelry


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Jewel   Dico Tools
Adorn or decorate with precious stones; "jeweled dresses"


Jeweled   Dico Tools
Covered with beads or jewels or sequins


Jeweler   Dico Tools
Someone in the business of selling jewelry


Jeweler   Dico Tools
Someone who makes jewelry


Jeweler's_glass   Dico Tools
An optical instrument used by jewelers; has one or more lenses and is used to view features not readily seen


Jeweler's_loupe   Dico Tools
Small magnifying glass (usually set in an eyepiece) used by jewelers and horologists


Jewelled   Dico Tools
Covered with beads or jewels or sequins


Jewelled_headdress   Dico Tools
A headdress adorned with jewels


Jeweller   Dico Tools
Someone in the business of selling jewelry


Jeweller   Dico Tools
Someone who makes jewelry


Jewellery   Dico Tools
An adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems)


Jewelry   Dico Tools
An adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems)


Jewelry_dealer   Dico Tools
A firm that sells and buys jewelry


Jewelry_maker   Dico Tools
Someone who makes jewelry


Jewelry_store   Dico Tools
A firm that sells and buys jewelry


Jewels-of-opar   Dico Tools
Erect plant with tuberous roots and terminal panicles of red to yellow flowers; southwestern North America to Central America; widely introduced elsewhere


Jewelweed   Dico Tools
North American annual plant with usually yellow or orange flowers; grows chiefly on wet rather acid soil


Jewel_casket   Dico Tools
Small and often ornate box for holding jewels or other valuables


Jewel_orchid   Dico Tools
Any of several delicate Asiatic orchids grown especially for their velvety leaves with metallic white or gold veining


Jewess   Dico Tools
A woman who is a Jew


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Jewfish   Dico Tools
Large dark grouper with a thick head and rough scales


Jewfish   Dico Tools
Large important food fish of Australia; almost indistinguishable from the maigre


Jewish   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Jews or their culture or religion; "He is Jewish"; "a Jewish wedding"


Jewish-Orthodox   Dico Tools
Of or pertaining to or characteristic of Judaism; "Orthodox Judaism"


Jewish_calendar   Dico Tools
(Judaism) the calendar used by the Jews; dates from 3761 BC (the assumed date of the creation of the world); a lunar year of 354 days is adjusted to the solar year by periodic leap years


Jewish_calendar_month   Dico Tools
A month in the Jewish calendar


Jewish_holy_day   Dico Tools
A religious holiday for Jews


Jewish_New_Year   Dico Tools
(Judaism) a solemn Jewish feast day celebrated on the 1st or 1st and 2nd of Tishri; noted for the blowing of the shofar


Jewish_Orthodoxy   Dico Tools
Jews who strictly observe the Mosaic Law as interpreted in the Talmud


Jewish_religion   Dico Tools
Jews collectively who practice a religion based on the Torah and the Talmud


Jewish_rye   Dico Tools
(Judaism) bread made with rye flour; usually contains caraway seeds


Jewish_rye_bread   Dico Tools
(Judaism) bread made with rye flour; usually contains caraway seeds


Jewison   Dico Tools
Canadian filmmaker (born in 1926)


Jewry   Dico Tools
Jews collectively


Jews'_harp   Dico Tools
A small lyre-shaped musical instrument that is placed between the teeth and played by twanging a wire tongue while changing the shape of the mouth cavity


Jew_bush   Dico Tools
Low tropical American shrub having powerful emetic properties


Jezebel   Dico Tools
A shameless impudent scheming woman


Jezebel   Dico Tools
Wife of Ahab who was king of Israel; according to the Old Testament she was a cruel immoral queen who fostered the worship of Baal and tried to kill Elijah and other prophets of Israel (9th century BC)


Je_ne_sais_quois   Dico Tools
Something indescribable


JFK   Dico Tools
35th President of the United States; established the Peace Corps; assassinated in Dallas (1917-1963)


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JHVH   Dico Tools
A name for the God of the Old Testament as transliterated from the Hebrew consonants YHVH


JI   Dico Tools
A clandestine group of southeast Asian terrorists organized in 1993 and trained by al-Qaeda; supports militant Muslims in Indonesia and the Philippines and has cells in Singapore and Malaysia and Indonesia


Jiao   Dico Tools
10 jiao equal 1 yuan


Jib   Dico Tools
Any triangular fore-and-aft sail (set forward of the foremast)


Jib   Dico Tools
Shift from one side of the ship to the other; "The sail jibbed wildly"


Jib   Dico Tools
Refuse to comply


Jibboom   Dico Tools
A spar that extends the bowsprit


Jibe   Dico Tools
An aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead''"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"


Jibe   Dico Tools
Shift from one side of the ship to the other; "The sail jibbed wildly"


Jibe   Dico Tools
Be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don''t agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect''s fingerprints don''t match those on the gun"


Jidda   Dico Tools
Port city in western Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea; near Mecca


Jiddah   Dico Tools
Port city in western Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea; near Mecca


Jiffy   Dico Tools
A very short time (as the time it takes the eye blink or the heart to beat); "if I had the chance I''d do it in a flash"


Jig   Dico Tools
Any of various old rustic dances involving kicking and leaping


Jig   Dico Tools
Music in three-four time for dancing a jig


Jig   Dico Tools
Dance a quick dance with leaping and kicking motions


Jigaboo   Dico Tools
(ethnic slur) offensive name for a Black person; "only a Black can call another Black a nigga"


Jigger   Dico Tools
Larval mite that sucks the blood of vertebrates including human beings causing intense irritation


Jigger   Dico Tools
Any small mast on a sailing vessel; especially the mizzenmast of a yawl


Jigger   Dico Tools
A small glass adequate to hold a single swallow of whiskey


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Jiggered   Dico Tools
(British informal expletive) surprised; "Well I''m jiggered!"


Jiggermast   Dico Tools
Any small mast on a sailing vessel; especially the mizzenmast of a yawl


Jiggery-pokery   Dico Tools
Verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way


Jiggle   Dico Tools
A slight irregular shaking motion


Jiggle   Dico Tools
Move to and fro; "Don''t jiggle your finger while the nurse is putting on the bandage!"


Jigsaw   Dico Tools
Fine-toothed power saw with a narrow blade; used to cut curved outlines


Jigsaw   Dico Tools
A portable power saw with a reciprocating blade; can be used with a variety of blades depending on the application and kind of cut; generally have a plate that rides on the surface that is being cut


Jigsaw_puzzle   Dico Tools
A puzzle that requires you to reassemble a picture that has been mounted on a stiff base and cut into interlocking pieces


Jihad   Dico Tools
A holy struggle or striving by a Muslim for a moral or spiritual or political goal


Jihad   Dico Tools
A holy war waged by Muslims against infidels


Jihadi   Dico Tools
Of or relating to a jihad


Jihadist   Dico Tools
A Muslim who is involved in a jihad


Jillions   Dico Tools
A very large indefinite number (usually hyperbole)


Jilt   Dico Tools
A woman who jilts a lover


Jilt   Dico Tools
Cast aside capriciously or unfeelingly; "jilt a lover or a bride"


Jilted   Dico Tools
Rebuffed (by a lover) without warning; "jilted at the altar"


Jimdandy   Dico Tools
Something excellent of its kind; "the bike was a jimdandy"


Jimdandy   Dico Tools
Someone excellent of their kind; "he''s a jimdandy of a soldier"


Jimenez   Dico Tools
Spanish lyric poet (1881-1958)


Jimenez_de_Cisneros   Dico Tools
Prelate who was the confessor of Isabella I and who was later appointed Grand Inquisitor (1436-1517)


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Jimhickey   Dico Tools
Something excellent of its kind; "the bike was a jimdandy"


Jimhickey   Dico Tools
Someone excellent of their kind; "he''s a jimdandy of a soldier"


Jimi_Hendrix   Dico Tools
United States guitarist whose innovative style with electric guitars influenced the development of rock music (1942-1970)


Jimmies   Dico Tools
Bits of sweet chocolate used as a topping on e.g. ice cream


Jimmy   Dico Tools
A short crowbar; "in England they call a jimmy and jemmy"


Jimmy   Dico Tools
To move or force, especially in an effort to get something open; "The burglar jimmied the lock", "Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail"


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


Jimmy_Carter   Dico Tools
39th President of the United States (1924-)


Jimmy_Conors   Dico Tools
Outstanding United States tennis player (born in 1952)


Jimmy_Doolittle   Dico Tools
United States Air Force officer who electrified the world in 1942 by leading a squadron of 16 bombers on a daylight raid over Tokyo (1896-1993)


Jimmy_Durante   Dico Tools
United States comedian remembered for his large nose and hoarse voice (1893-1980)


Jimmy_Hoffa   Dico Tools
United States labor leader who was president of the Teamsters Union; he was jailed for trying to bribe a judge and later disappeared and is assumed to have been murdered (1913-1975)


Jimmy_Stewart   Dico Tools
United States film actor who portrayed incorruptible but modest heros (1908-1997)


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


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


Jim_Bowie   Dico Tools
United States pioneer and hero of the Texas revolt against Mexico; he shared command of the garrison that resisted the Mexican attack on the Alamo where he died (1796-1836)


Jim_Corbett   Dico Tools
United States heavyweight boxing champion (1866-1933)


Jim_crow   Dico Tools
A crowbar fitted with a claw for pulling nails


Jim_Crow   Dico Tools
Barrier preventing blacks from participating in various activities with whites


Jim_Henson   Dico Tools
United States puppeteer who created a troupe of puppet characters (1936-1990)


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Jim_Morrison   Dico Tools
United States rock singer (1943-1971)


Jim_Thorpe   Dico Tools
Outstanding United States athlete (1888-1953)


Jinghis_Khan   Dico Tools
Mongolian Emperor whose empire stretched from the Black Sea to the Pacific Ocean (1162-1227)


Jinghpaw   Dico Tools
A Kachinic language


Jinghpo   Dico Tools
A Kachinic language


Jingle   Dico Tools
A comic verse of irregular measure; "he had heard some silly doggerel that kept running through his mind"


Jingle   Dico Tools
A metallic sound; "the jingle of coins"; "the jangle of spurs"


Jingle   Dico Tools
Make a sound typical of metallic objects; "The keys were jingling in his pocket"


Jingle-jangle   Dico Tools
Make a sound typical of metallic objects; "The keys were jingling in his pocket"


Jingling   Dico Tools
Having a series of high-pitched ringing sounds like many small bells; "jingling sleigh bells"


Jingly   Dico Tools
Having a series of high-pitched ringing sounds like many small bells; "jingling sleigh bells"


Jingo   Dico Tools
An extreme bellicose nationalist


Jingoism   Dico Tools
Fanatical patriotism


Jingoism   Dico Tools
An appeal intended to arouse patriotic emotions


Jingoist   Dico Tools
An extreme bellicose nationalist


Jingoistic   Dico Tools
Fanatically patriotic


Jinja   Dico Tools
A city in Uganda on the north shore of Lake Victoria


Jinks   Dico Tools
Noisy and mischievous merrymaking


Jinnah   Dico Tools
Indian statesman who was the founder of Pakistan as a Muslim state (1876-1948)


Jinnee   Dico Tools
(Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals


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Jinni   Dico Tools
(Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals


Jinrikisha   Dico Tools
A small two-wheeled cart for one passenger; pulled by one person


Jinx   Dico Tools
An evil spell; "a witch put a curse on his whole family"; "he put the whammy on me"


Jinx   Dico Tools
A person believed to bring bad luck to those around him


Jinx   Dico Tools
Foredoom to failure; "This project is jinxed!"


Jinx   Dico Tools
Cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something


Jinxed   Dico Tools
(usually used colloquially) causing or accompanied by misfortune


Jiqui   Dico Tools
Cuban timber tree with hard wood very resistant to moisture


Jird   Dico Tools
Gerbil of northern Africa


Jirga   Dico Tools
A Pashto term for a decision making assembly of male elders; "most criminal cases are handled by a tribal Jirga rather than by laws or police"


Jirrbal   Dico Tools
A language of Australian aborigines


Jitney   Dico Tools
A vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport; "he always rode the bus to work"


Jitter   Dico Tools
Small rapid variations in a waveform resulting from fluctuations in the voltage supply or mechanical vibrations or other sources


Jitterbug   Dico Tools
A jerky American dance that was popular in the 1940s


Jitterbug   Dico Tools
Do the jitterbug


Jitteriness   Dico Tools
The anxious feeling you have when you have the jitters


Jittering   Dico Tools
Undergoing small rapid variations


Jitters   Dico Tools
Extreme nervousness


Jittery   Dico Tools
Being in a tense state


Jiujitsu   Dico Tools
A method of self-defense without weapons that was developed in China and Japan; holds and blows are supplemented by clever use of the attacker''s own weight and strength


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Jive   Dico Tools
A style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; flowing rhythms but less complex than later styles of jazz


Jive   Dico Tools
Dance to jive music; dance the jive


Jnd   Dico Tools
(psychophysics) the difference between two stimuli that (under properly controlled experimental conditions) is detected as often as it is undetected


Jnr   Dico Tools
A son who has the same first name as his father


Joachim   Dico Tools
Hungarian violinist and composer (1831-1907)


Joan_Crawford   Dico Tools
United States film actress (1908-1977)


Joan_Didion   Dico Tools
United States writer (born in 1834)


Joan_Miro   Dico Tools
Spanish surrealist painter (1893-1983)


Joan_of_Arc   Dico Tools
French heroine and military leader inspired by religious visions to organize French resistance to the English and to have Charles VII crowned king; she was later tried for heresy and burned at the stake (1412-1431)


Joan_Sutherland   Dico Tools
Australian operatic soprano (born in 1926)


Joao_Pessoa   Dico Tools
A city in northeastern Brazil near the Atlantic Ocean north of Recife


Job   Dico Tools
A damaging piece of work; "dry rot did the job of destroying the barn"; "the barber did a real job on my hair"


Job   Dico Tools
The performance of a piece of work; "she did an outstanding job as Ophelia"; "he gave it up as a bad job"


Job   Dico Tools
The principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he''s not in my line of business"


Job   Dico Tools
The responsibility to do something; "it is their job to print the truth"


Job   Dico Tools
A specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee; "estimates of the city''s loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars"; "the job of repairing the engine took several hours"; "the endless task of classifying the sampl


Job   Dico Tools
A crime (especially a robbery); "the gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis"


Job   Dico Tools
A workplace; as in the expression "on the job";


Job   Dico Tools
An object worked on; a result produced by working; "he held the job in his left hand and worked on it with his right"


Job   Dico Tools
A book in the Old Testament containing Job''s pleas to God about his afflictions and God''s reply


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Job   Dico Tools
(computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit


Job   Dico Tools
Any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing


Job   Dico Tools
A Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him


Job   Dico Tools
A state of difficulty that needs to be resolved; "she and her husband are having problems"; "it is always a job to contact him"; "urban problems such as traffic congestion and smog"


Job   Dico Tools
Invest at a risk; "I bought this house not because I want to live in it but to sell it later at a good price, so I am speculating"


Job   Dico Tools
Work occasionally; "As a student I jobbed during the semester breaks"


Job   Dico Tools
Arranged for contracted work to be done by others


Job   Dico Tools
Profit privately from public office and official business


Job's_comforter   Dico Tools
Someone whose comfort is actually discouraging


Job's_tears   Dico Tools
Hard pearly seeds of an Asiatic grass; often used as beads


Job-control_language   Dico Tools
A problem-oriented language used to describe job requirements to an operating system


Job-oriented_terminal   Dico Tools
A terminal designed for a particular application


Jobber   Dico Tools
Someone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants rather than to the ultimate customers


Jobbery   Dico Tools
Corruptness among public officials


Jobcentre   Dico Tools
A government office in a town where information about available jobs is displayed and where unemployment benefits are administered


Jobholder   Dico Tools
An employee who has a regular job


Jobless   Dico Tools
Not having a job; "idle carpenters"; "jobless transients"; "many people in the area were out of work"


Job_action   Dico Tools
A temporary action by workers to protest management decision or to make demands


Job_application   Dico Tools
An application for a job


Job_candidate   Dico Tools
An applicant who is being considered for a job


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Job_control   Dico Tools
A program that is called to prepare each job to be run


Job_description   Dico Tools
Description of the responsibilities associated with a given job


Job_interview   Dico Tools
An interview to determine whether an applicant is suitable for a position of employment


Job_lot   Dico Tools
A miscellaneous collection of things sold together


Jocasta   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) queen of Thebes who unknowingly married her own son Oedipus


Jock   Dico Tools
A support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercise


Jock   Dico Tools
A person trained to compete in sports


Jockey   Dico Tools
Someone employed to ride horses in horse races


Jockey   Dico Tools
An operator of some vehicle or machine or apparatus; "he''s a truck jockey"; "a computer jockey"; "a disc jockey"


Jockey   Dico Tools
Ride a race-horse as a professional jockey


Jockey   Dico Tools
Defeat someone in an expectation through trickery or deceit


Jockey   Dico Tools
Compete (for an advantage or a position)


Jockey_cap   Dico Tools
A cap with a bill


Jockey_club   Dico Tools
A club to promote and regulate horse racing


Jockey_shorts   Dico Tools
Short tight-fitting underpants (trade name Jockey)


Jockstrap   Dico Tools
A support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercise


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


Jocose   Dico Tools
Characterized by jokes and good humor


Jocosely   Dico Tools
With humor; "they tried to deal with this painful subject jocularly"


Jocoseness   Dico Tools
The trait of merry joking


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Jocosity   Dico Tools
The trait of merry joking


Jocosity