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An alphabetical listing of General terms and items.

 
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Street names for ketamine


K   Dico Tools
The 11th letter of the Roman alphabet


K   Dico Tools
A unit of information equal to one thousand (1024) bytes


K   Dico Tools
The basic unit of thermodynamic temperature adopted under the Systeme International d''Unites


K   Dico Tools
The cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100


K   Dico Tools
A light soft silver-white metallic element of the alkali metal group; oxidizes rapidly in air and reacts violently with water; is abundant in nature in combined forms occurring in sea water and in carnallite and kainite and sylvite


K   Dico Tools
Denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000 items or units


K-Dur_20   Dico Tools
Salt of potassium (trade names K-Dur 20, Kaochlor and K-lor and Klorvess and K-lyte); taken in tablet form to treat potassium deficiency


K-lor   Dico Tools
Salt of potassium (trade names K-Dur 20, Kaochlor and K-lor and Klorvess and K-lyte); taken in tablet form to treat potassium deficiency


K-lyte   Dico Tools
Salt of potassium (trade names K-Dur 20, Kaochlor and K-lor and Klorvess and K-lyte); taken in tablet form to treat potassium deficiency


K-meson   Dico Tools
An unstable meson produced as the result of a high-energy particle collision


K.E.   Dico Tools
The mechanical energy that a body has by virtue of its motion


K2   Dico Tools
A mountain peak in the Karakoram Range in northern Kashmir; the 2nd highest peak in the world (28,250 feet high)


Ka   Dico Tools
Unknown god; an epithet of Prajapati and Brahma


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Kabbalism   Dico Tools
The doctrines of the Kabbalah


Kabbalist   Dico Tools
A student of the Jewish Kabbalah


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


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


Kabob   Dico Tools
Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables


Kabolin   Dico Tools
An androgen (trade names Durabolin or Kabolin) that is used to treat testosterone deficiency or breast cancer or osteoporosis


Kabul   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city of Afghanistan; located in eastern Afghanistan


Kach   Dico Tools
A terrorist organization founded for Jewish defense; fights antisemitism and hopes to restore the biblical state of Israel


Kachaturian   Dico Tools
Armenian composer who incorporated oriental folk music (1903-1978)


Kachin   Dico Tools
Tibeto-Burman languages spoken in northernmost Burma and adjacent China and India


Kachinic   Dico Tools
Tibeto-Burman languages spoken in northernmost Burma and adjacent China and India


Kadai   Dico Tools
A family of Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in southeastern Asia


Kadai_language   Dico Tools
A family of Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in southeastern Asia


Kadikoy   Dico Tools
A former town on the Bosporus (now part of Istanbul); site of the Council of Chalcedon


Kaffir   Dico Tools
An offensive term for any Black African


Kaffir   Dico Tools
Important for human and animal food; growth habit and stem form similar to Indian corn but having sawtooth-edged leaves


Kaffir_boom   Dico Tools
Small semi-evergreen broad-spreading tree of eastern South Africa with orange-scarlet flowers and small coral-red seeds; yields a light soft wood used for fence posts or shingles


Kaffir_boom   Dico Tools
Small semi-evergreen of South Africa having dense clusters of clear scarlet flowers and red seeds


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Kaffir_bread   Dico Tools
South African cycad; the farinaceous pith of the fruit used as food


Kaffir_cat   Dico Tools
Widely distributed wildcat of Africa and Asia Minor


Kaffir_corn   Dico Tools
Important for human and animal food; growth habit and stem form similar to Indian corn but having sawtooth-edged leaves


Kaffir_pox   Dico Tools
A mild form of smallpox caused by a less virulent form of the virus


Kaffiyeh   Dico Tools
An Arab headdress consisting of a square piece of cloth folded into a triangle and fastened over the crown by an agal


Kafir   Dico Tools
A member of the Kafir people in northeastern Afghanistan


Kafir   Dico Tools
An offensive term for any Black African


Kafiri   Dico Tools
A Dardic language spoken by the Kafir people in northeastern Afghanistan


Kafir_corn   Dico Tools
Important for human and animal food; growth habit and stem form similar to Indian corn but having sawtooth-edged leaves


Kafka   Dico Tools
Czech novelist who wrote in German about a nightmarish world of isolated and troubled individuals (1883-1924)


Kafkaesque   Dico Tools
Characterized by surreal distortion and a sense of impending danger; "the kafkaesque terror of the endless interrogations"


Kafkaesque   Dico Tools
Relating to or in the manner of Franz Kafka or his writings


Kafocin   Dico Tools
Antibiotic related to cephalosporin but no longer in common use


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


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


Kahane_Chai   Dico Tools
A terrorist organization founded for Jewish defense; fights antisemitism and hopes to restore the biblical state of Israel


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


Kahlil_Gibran   Dico Tools
United States writer (born in Lebanon) (1883-1931)


Kahlua   Dico Tools
Coffee-flavored liqueur made in Mexico


Kahn   Dico Tools
United States architect (born in Estonia) (1901-1974)


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Kahoolawe   Dico Tools
An island of south-central Hawaii


Kahoolawe_Island   Dico Tools
An island of south-central Hawaii


Kail   Dico Tools
Coarse curly-leafed cabbage


Kail   Dico Tools
A hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a head


Kainite   Dico Tools
A white mineral consisting of magnesium sulphate and potassium chloride; a source of potassium salts; used as a fertilizer


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


Kaiser   Dico Tools
The title of the Holy Roman Emperors or the emperors of Austria or of Germany until 1918


Kaiser_Bill   Dico Tools
Grandson of Queen Victoria and Kaiser of Germany from 1888 to 1918; he was vilified as causing World War I (1859-1941)


Kaiser_roll   Dico Tools
Rounded raised poppy-seed roll made of a square piece of dough by folding the corners in to the center


Kaiser_Wilhelm   Dico Tools
Grandson of Queen Victoria and Kaiser of Germany from 1888 to 1918; he was vilified as causing World War I (1859-1941)


Kai_apple   Dico Tools
South African fruit smelling and tasting like apricots; used for pickles and preserves


Kakatoe   Dico Tools
A genus of Psittacidae


Kakatoe_galerita   Dico Tools
White cockatoo with a yellow erectile crest


Kakatoe_leadbeateri   Dico Tools
White Australian cockatoo with roseate tinged plumage


Kakemono   Dico Tools
A Japanese (paper or silk) wall hanging; usually narrow with a picture or writing on it and a roller at the bottom


Kaki   Dico Tools
Blackish stilt of New Zealand sometimes considered a color phase of the white-headed stilt


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


Kakke_disease   Dico Tools
The endemic form of beriberi


Kala-azar   Dico Tools
Leishmaniasis of the viscera


Kalaallit_Nunaat   Dico Tools
The largest island in the world; between the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans; a self-governing province of Denmark


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Kalahari   Dico Tools
A desert in southwestern Africa - largely Botswana


Kalahari_Desert   Dico Tools
A desert in southwestern Africa - largely Botswana


Kalamazoo   Dico Tools
A town in southwest Michigan


Kalansuwa   Dico Tools
A cap that is wrapped around by a turban and worn by Muslim religious elders


Kalantas   Dico Tools
Philippine timber tree having hard red fragrant wood


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


Kalapooian   Dico Tools
A Penutian language spoken by the Kalapuya people


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


Kalapuyan   Dico Tools
A Penutian language spoken by the Kalapuya people


Kalashnikov   Dico Tools
A type of submachine gun made in Russia


Kalashnikov_culture   Dico Tools
The attitudes and behavior in a social group that resolves political disputes by force of arms; "the Kalashnikov culture in Afghanistan"


Kala_azar   Dico Tools
Sores resulting from a tropical infection by protozoa of the genus Leishmania which are spread by sandflies


Kale   Dico Tools
Coarse curly-leafed cabbage


Kale   Dico Tools
A hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a head


Kale   Dico Tools
Informal terms for money


Kaleidoscope   Dico Tools
An optical toy in a tube; it produces symmetrical patterns as bits of colored glass are reflected by mirrors


Kaleidoscopic   Dico Tools
Continually shifting or rapidly changing


Kaleidoscopical   Dico Tools
Continually shifting or rapidly changing


Kalemia   Dico Tools
The presence of excess potassium in the circulating blood


Kali   Dico Tools
Wife of Siva and malevolent form of Devi; "the black"


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Kali   Dico Tools
Bushy plant of Old World salt marshes and sea beaches having prickly leaves; burned to produce a crude soda ash


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


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


Kalimantan   Dico Tools
3rd largest island in the world; in the western Pacific north of Java; largely covered by dense jungle and rain forest; part of the Malay Archipelago


Kalimantan   Dico Tools
The part of Indonesia on the southern side of the island of Borneo


Kalinin   Dico Tools
Soviet statesman and head of state of the USSR (1875-1946)


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


Kaliuresis   Dico Tools
The presence of excess potassium in the urine


Kalka   Dico Tools
The language of the Khalkha people that is the official language of the Mongolian People''s Republic


Kalka   Dico Tools
The Mongol people living in the central and eastern parts of Outer Mongolia


Kalki   Dico Tools
The 10th and last incarnation of Vishnu


Kallman's_syndrome   Dico Tools
Hypogonadism with anosmia; a congenital sexual disorder that prevents the testicles from maturing at puberty


Kalmia   Dico Tools
Any plant of the genus Kalmia


Kalmia_angustifolia   Dico Tools
North American dwarf shrub resembling mountain laurel but having narrower leaves and small red flowers; poisonous to young stock


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


Kalmia_polifolia   Dico Tools
Laurel of bogs of northwestern United States having small purple flowers and pale leaves that are glaucous beneath


Kalon_Tripa   Dico Tools
The chairman of the Kashag and essentially head of the Tibetan government-in-exile


Kalotermes   Dico Tools
Type genus of Kalotermitidae; termites destructive of wood and living trees


Kalotermitidae   Dico Tools
Primitive termites of warm regions


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


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Kaluga   Dico Tools
A city of central Russia south of Moscow


Kalumpang   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


Kaluresis   Dico Tools
The presence of excess potassium in the urine


Kam-Sui   Dico Tools
A group of Kadai languages


Kam-Tai   Dico Tools
A family of Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in southeastern Asia


Kama   Dico Tools
God of love and erotic desire; opposite of Mara


Kamarupan   Dico Tools
The Tibeto-Burman language spoken in northeastern India and adjacent regions of western Burma


Kamasutra   Dico Tools
(Hinduism) an ancient Sanskrit text giving rules for sensuous and sensual pleasure and love and marriage in accordance with Hindu law


Kamba   Dico Tools
A Bantu language spoken by the Kamba people in Kenya


Kamchatkan_sea_eagle   Dico Tools
Found on coasts of the northwestern Pacific


Kamchatka_Peninsula   Dico Tools
A peninsula in eastern Siberia; between Bering Sea and Sea of Okhotsk


Kameez   Dico Tools
A long tunic worn by many people from the Indian subcontinent (usually with a salwar or churidars)


Kamehameha_I   Dico Tools
Hawaiian king who united the islands under his rule (1758-1819)


Kamehameha_the_Great   Dico Tools
Hawaiian king who united the islands under his rule (1758-1819)


Kamet   Dico Tools
A mountain in the Himalayas in northern India (25,450 feet high)


Kami   Dico Tools
One the Shinto deities (including mythological beings, spirits of distinguished men, forces of nature)


Kamia   Dico Tools
The Yuman language spoken by the Kamia people


Kamia   Dico Tools
A member of a North American Indian people of southeastern California and northwestern Mexico


Kamikaze   Dico Tools
A fighter plane used for suicide missions by Japanese pilots in World War II


Kamikaze   Dico Tools
A pilot trained and willing to cause a suicidal crash


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Kammon_Strait_Bridge   Dico Tools
A suspension bridge between Kyushu and Honshu


Kampala   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city of Uganda on the north shore of Lake Victoria


Kampong   Dico Tools
A native village in Malaysia


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


Kampuchean   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Cambodia


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


Kam_Muang   Dico Tools
A branch of the Tai languages


Kanaf   Dico Tools
Valuable fiber plant of East Indies now widespread in cultivation


Kanamycin   Dico Tools
Antibiotic (trade name Kantrex) used to treat severe infections


Kananga   Dico Tools
A city in southwestern Congo; former name (until 1966) was Luluabourg


Kanara   Dico Tools
A historical region of southwestern India on the west coast


Kanarese   Dico Tools
A Dravidian language spoken in southern India


Kanarese   Dico Tools
A member of a Kannada-speaking group of people living chiefly in Kanara in southern India


Kanawha   Dico Tools
A tributary of the Ohio River in West Virginia


Kanawha_River   Dico Tools
A tributary of the Ohio River in West Virginia


Kanchanjanga   Dico Tools
A mountain the Himalayas on the border between Nepal and Tibet (28,146 feet high)


Kanchenjunga   Dico Tools
A mountain the Himalayas on the border between Nepal and Tibet (28,146 feet high)


Kanchil   Dico Tools
Small chevrotain of southeastern Asia


Kandahar   Dico Tools
A city in southern Afghanistan; an important trading center


Kandinsky   Dico Tools
Russian painter who was a pioneer of abstract art (1866-1944)


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Kandy   Dico Tools
A city of central Sri Lanka that was the last capital of the ancient kings of Ceylon; a resort and religious center


Kangaroo   Dico Tools
Any of several herbivorous leaping marsupials of Australia and New Guinea having large powerful hind legs and a long thick tail


Kangaroo's-foot   Dico Tools
Sedgelike spring-flowering herb having clustered flowers covered with woolly hairs; Australia


Kangaroo-foot_plant   Dico Tools
Sedgelike spring-flowering herb having clustered flowers covered with woolly hairs; Australia


Kangaroo_apple   Dico Tools
Australian annual sometimes cultivated for its racemes of purple flowers and edible yellow egg-shaped fruit


Kangaroo_bear   Dico Tools
Sluggish tailless Australian arboreal marsupial with gray furry ears and coat; feeds on eucalyptus leaves and bark


Kangaroo_court   Dico Tools
An irregular unauthorized court


Kangaroo_hare   Dico Tools
Small Australian wallaby that resembles a hare and has persistent teeth


Kangaroo_jerboa   Dico Tools
Brush-tailed rat kangaroo


Kangaroo_mouse   Dico Tools
Leaping rodent of Australian desert areas


Kangaroo_mouse   Dico Tools
Small silky-haired pouched rodent; similar to but smaller than kangaroo rats


Kangaroo_paw   Dico Tools
Sedgelike spring-flowering herb having clustered flowers covered with woolly hairs; Australia


Kangaroo_rat   Dico Tools
Any of several rabbit-sized rat-like Australian kangaroos


Kangaroo_rat   Dico Tools
Any of various leaping rodents of desert regions of North America and Mexico; largest members of the family Heteromyidae


Kannada   Dico Tools
A Dravidian language spoken in southern India


Kannada-speaking   Dico Tools
Able to communicate in Kannada


Kansa   Dico Tools
The Dhegiha dialect spoken by the Kansa people


Kansa   Dico Tools
A member of the Siouan people of the Kansas river valley in Kansas


Kansan   Dico Tools
A resident of Kansas


Kansas   Dico Tools
The Dhegiha dialect spoken by the Kansa people


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Kansas   Dico Tools
A state in midwestern United States


Kansas   Dico Tools
A river in northeastern Kansas; flows eastward to become a tributary of the Missouri River


Kansas   Dico Tools
A member of the Siouan people of the Kansas river valley in Kansas


Kansas_City   Dico Tools
A city of northeast Kansas on the Missouri River adjacent to Kansas City, Missouri


Kansas_City   Dico Tools
A city in western Missouri situated at the confluence of the Kansas River and the Missouri River; adjacent to Kansas City, Kansas


Kansas_River   Dico Tools
A river in northeastern Kansas; flows eastward to become a tributary of the Missouri River


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


Kant   Dico Tools
Influential German idealist philosopher (1724-1804)


Kantian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Immanuel Kant or his philosophy


Kantrex   Dico Tools
Antibiotic (trade name Kantrex) used to treat severe infections


Kanzu   Dico Tools
(Swahili) a long garment (usually white) with long sleeves; worn by men in East Africa


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


Kaochlor   Dico Tools
Salt of potassium (trade names K-Dur 20, Kaochlor and K-lor and Klorvess and K-lyte); taken in tablet form to treat potassium deficiency


Kaoliang   Dico Tools
Sorghums of China and Manchuria having small white or brown grains (used for food) and dry pithy stalks (used for fodder, fuel and thatching)


Kaolin   Dico Tools
A fine usually white clay formed by the weathering of aluminous minerals (as feldspar); used in ceramics and as an absorbent and as a filler (e.g., in paper)


Kaoline   Dico Tools
A fine usually white clay formed by the weathering of aluminous minerals (as feldspar); used in ceramics and as an absorbent and as a filler (e.g., in paper)


Kaolinite   Dico Tools
A mineral consisting of aluminum silicate; main source of kaolin


Kaon   Dico Tools
An unstable meson produced as the result of a high-energy particle collision


Kaopectate   Dico Tools
Trade name for a fixed-combination antidiarrheal drug that use kaolin as the adsorbent and pectin as the emollient


Kapeika   Dico Tools
100 kapeikas equal 1 rubel


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Kaph   Dico Tools
The 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet


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


Kapok   Dico Tools
Massive tropical tree with deep ridges on its massive trunk and bearing large pods of seeds covered with silky floss; source of the silky kapok fiber


Kapok   Dico Tools
From the kapok tree; used for stuffing and insulation


Kaposi's_sarcoma   Dico Tools
A sarcoma that starts with purplish spots on the feet and legs and spreads from the skin to lymph nodes and internal organs; a common manifestation of AIDS; "until 1980 Kaposi''s sarcoma occurred almost exclusively with Jewish or Italian or black men"


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


Kappa   Dico Tools
The 10th letter of the Greek alphabet


Kappa-meson   Dico Tools
An unstable meson produced as the result of a high-energy particle collision


Kapsiki   Dico Tools
A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad


Kapuka   Dico Tools
Small New Zealand broadleaf evergreen tree often cultivated in warm regions as an ornamental


Kaput(p)   Dico Tools
Destroyed or killed; "we are gone geese"


Karabiner   Dico Tools
An oblong metal ring with a spring clip; used in mountaineering to attach a rope to a piton or to connect two ropes


Karachi   Dico Tools
The largest city in Pakistan; located in southeastern Pakistan; an industrial center and seaport on the Arabian Sea; former capital of Pakistan


Karakalpak   Dico Tools
The Turkic language spoken by the Karakalpak people


Karakalpak   Dico Tools
A member of a Turkic people living near Lake Aral in central Asia


Karakoram   Dico Tools
A mountain range in northern Kashmir; an extension of the Hindu Kush; contains the 2nd highest peak


Karakoram_Range   Dico Tools
A mountain range in northern Kashmir; an extension of the Hindu Kush; contains the 2nd highest peak


Karakorum_Range   Dico Tools
A mountain range in northern Kashmir; an extension of the Hindu Kush; contains the 2nd highest peak


Karakul   Dico Tools
Hardy coarse-haired sheep of central Asia; lambs are valued for their soft curly black fur


Karaoke   Dico Tools
Singing popular songs accompanied by a recording of an orchestra (usually in bars or nightclubs)


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Karat   Dico Tools
The unit of measurement for the proportion of gold in an alloy; 18-karat gold is 75% gold; 24-karat gold is pure gold


Karate   Dico Tools
A traditional Japanese system of unarmed combat; sharp blows and kicks are given to pressure-sensitive points on the body of the opponent


Karaya_gum   Dico Tools
Exudate of an Asian tree; used for finishing textiles and to thicken foodstuffs and cosmetics


Kara_Sea   Dico Tools
Part of the Arctic Ocean north of Siberia and east of the Barents Sea; icebound most of the year


Karbala   Dico Tools
A city of central Iraq south of Baghdad; a holy city for Shiite Muslims because it is the site of the tomb of Mohammed''s grandson who was killed there in 680


Karelia   Dico Tools
A region in Finland and Russia between the Gulf of Finland and the White Sea


Karelian   Dico Tools
A Finnic language spoken by the people of Karelia


Karelian   Dico Tools
A member of the Finnish people living in Karelia in northwestern European Russia


Karelian_Isthmus   Dico Tools
The isthmus between the Gulf of Finland and Lake Ladoga that connects Finland and Russia


Karel_Capek   Dico Tools
Czech writer who introduced the word `robot'' into the English language (1890-1938)


Karen   Dico Tools
The Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Thailand and Burmese borderlands


Karenic   Dico Tools
The Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Thailand and Burmese borderlands


Karen_Blixen   Dico Tools
Danish writer who lived in Kenya for 19 years and is remembered for her writings about Africa (1885-1962)


Karl-Marx_Stadt   Dico Tools
A city in east central Germany; formerly called Karl-Marx-Stadt until 1990; noted for textile manufacturing


Karlfeldt   Dico Tools
Swedish poet whose works incorporate Swedish customs and folklore (1864-1931)


Karloff   Dico Tools
United States film actor (born in England) noted for his performances in horror films (1887-1969)


Karl_Adolf_Eichmann   Dico Tools
Austrian who became the Nazi official who administered the concentration camps where millions of Jews were murdered during World War II (1906-1962)


Karl_Adolph_Verner   Dico Tools
Danish philologist (1846-1896)


Karl_Alex_Muller   Dico Tools
Swiss physicist who studied superconductivity (born in 1927)


Karl_Augustus_Menninger   Dico Tools
United States psychiatrist and son of Charles Menninger (1893-1990)


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Karl_Baedeker   Dico Tools
German publisher of a series of travel guidebooks (1801-1859)


Karl_Barth   Dico Tools
Swiss Protestant theologian (1886-1968)


Karl_Czerny   Dico Tools
Austrian virtuoso pianist and composer of many works for the piano; studied with Beethoven and was a teacher of Liszt (1791-1857)


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


Karl_Friedrich_Hieronymus_von_Munchhausen   Dico Tools
German raconteur who told preposterous stories about his adventures as a soldier and hunter; his name is now associated with any telling of exaggerated stories or winning lies (1720-1797)


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


Karl_Gjellerup   Dico Tools
Danish novelist (1857-1919)


Karl_Gunnar_Myrdal   Dico Tools
Swedish economist (1898-1987)


Karl_Gustav_Jacob_Jacobi   Dico Tools
German mathematician (1804-1851)


Karl_Jaspers   Dico Tools
German psychiatrist (1883-1969)


Karl_Landsteiner   Dico Tools
United States pathologist (born in Austria) who discovered human blood groups (1868-1943)


Karl_Linne   Dico Tools
Swedish botanist who proposed the modern system of biological nomenclature (1707-1778)


Karl_Marx   Dico Tools
Founder of modern communism; wrote the Communist Manifesto with Engels in 1848; wrote Das Kapital in 1867 (1818-1883)


Karl_Menninger   Dico Tools
United States psychiatrist and son of Charles Menninger (1893-1990)


Karl_Rudolf_Gerd_von_Rundstedt   Dico Tools
German field marshal in World War II who directed the conquest of Poland and led the Ardennes counteroffensive (1875-1953)


Karl_Scheele   Dico Tools
Swedish chemist (born in Germany) who discovered oxygen before Priestley did (1742-1786)


Karl_Theodor_Jaspers   Dico Tools
German psychiatrist (1883-1969)


Karl_von_Clausewitz   Dico Tools
Prussian general and military theorist who proposed a doctrine of total war and war as an extension of diplomacy (1780-1831)


Karl_von_Frisch   Dico Tools
Austrian zoologist noted for his studies of honeybees (1886-1982)


Karl_Waldemar_Ziegler   Dico Tools
German chemist honored for his research on polymers (1898-1973)


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Karl_Wernicke   Dico Tools
German neurologist best known for his studies of aphasia (1848-1905)


Karl_Wilhelm_Scheele   Dico Tools
Swedish chemist (born in Germany) who discovered oxygen before Priestley did (1742-1786)


Karl_Wilhelm_Siemens   Dico Tools
Engineer who was a brother of Ernst Werner von Siemens and who moved to England (1823-1883)


Karma   Dico Tools
(Hinduism and Buddhism) the effects of a person''s actions that determine his destiny in his next incarnation


Karnataka   Dico Tools
State in southern India; formerly Mysore


Karok   Dico Tools
The Quoratean language of the Karok people


Karok   Dico Tools
A member of a North American Indian people of the Klamath river valley in northern California


Karol_Wojtyla   Dico Tools
The first Pope born in Poland (born in 1920)


Karpov   Dico Tools
Russian chess master who was world champion from 1975 until 1985 when he was defeated by Gary Kasparov (born in 1951)


Karsavina   Dico Tools
Russian dancer who danced with Nijinsky (1885-1978)


Kartik   Dico Tools
The eighth month of the Hindu calendar


Kartikeya   Dico Tools
Hindu god of bravery


Karttika   Dico Tools
The eighth month of the Hindu calendar


Karttikeya   Dico Tools
Hindu god of bravery


Karyokinesis   Dico Tools
Organic process consisting of the division of the nucleus of a cell during mitosis or meiosis


Karyokinetic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the division of the nucleus of a cell during mitosis or meiosis


Karyolymph   Dico Tools
A clear liquid in the cell nucleus in which the nucleolus and chromatin and other structures are dispersed


Karyolysis   Dico Tools
Disintegration and dissolution of a cell nucleus when a cell dies


Karyon   Dico Tools
A part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction


Karyoplasm   Dico Tools
The protoplasm that constitutes the nucleus of a cell


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Karyotype   Dico Tools
The appearance of the chromosomal makeup of a somatic cell in an individual or species (including the number and arrangement and size and structure of the chromosomes)


Kasai   Dico Tools
A river of southwestern Africa that rises in central Angola and flows east and then north (forming part of the border between Angola and Congo) and continuing northwest through Congo to empty into the Congo River on the border between Congo and Republic o


Kasai_River   Dico Tools
A river of southwestern Africa that rises in central Angola and flows east and then north (forming part of the border between Angola and Congo) and continuing northwest through Congo to empty into the Congo River on the border between Congo and Republic o


Kasbah   Dico Tools
An older or native quarter of many cities in northern Africa; the quarter in which the citadel is located


Kasha   Dico Tools
Boiled or baked buckwheat


Kashag   Dico Tools
The advisory board of the Tibetan government-in-exile


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


Kashmiri   Dico Tools
The official state language of Kashmir


Kashmiri   Dico Tools
A member of the people of Kashmir


Kashmiri   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of Kashmir or its people or culture; "the Kashmiri mountains"; "Kashmiri love poems"


Kashmir_goat   Dico Tools
Himalayan goat having a silky undercoat highly prized as cashmere wool


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


Kaspar_Friedrich_Wolff   Dico Tools
German anatomist (1733-1794)


Kassite   Dico Tools
An ancient language spoken by the Kassite people


Kassite   Dico Tools
A member of an ancient people who ruled Babylonia between 1600 and 1200 BC


Kastler   Dico Tools
French physicist (1902-1984)


Kat   Dico Tools
The leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant; "in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults"


Katabatic   Dico Tools
Of an air current or wind; moving downward or down a slope because of cooling especially at night


Katabatic_wind   Dico Tools
A wind caused by the downward motion of cold air


Katabolic   Dico Tools
Characterized by destructive metabolism


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Katabolic   Dico Tools
Relating to or characterized by catabolism


Katabolism   Dico Tools
Breakdown of more complex substances into simpler ones with release of energy


Katamorphism   Dico Tools
Metamorphism that occurs at or near the earth''s surface; breaks down complex minerals into simpler ones


Katar   Dico Tools
A peninsula extending northward from the Arabian mainland into the Persian Gulf


Katar   Dico Tools
An Arab country on the peninsula of Qatar; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1971; the economy is dominated by oil


Katari   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Qatar


Katari   Dico Tools
Of or concerning Qatar; "the Qatari rulng family"; "Qatari oil wells"


Katar_Peninsula   Dico Tools
A peninsula extending northward from the Arabian mainland into the Persian Gulf


Kate_Chopin   Dico Tools
United States writer who described Creole life in Louisiana (1851-1904)


Kate_O'Flaherty_Chopin   Dico Tools
United States writer who described Creole life in Louisiana (1851-1904)


Kate_Smith   Dico Tools
United States singer noted for her rendition of patriotic songs (1909-1986)


Katharevusa   Dico Tools
Literary style of Modern Greek containing features borrowed from Koine


Katharine_Hepburn   Dico Tools
United States film actress who appeared in many films with Spencer Tracy (born in 1909)


Katharine_Houghton_Hepburn   Dico Tools
United States film actress who appeared in many films with Spencer Tracy (born in 1909)


Katharobe   Dico Tools
An organism that lives in an oxygenated medium lacking organic matter


Katharobic   Dico Tools
Of living being in an oxygenated environment lacking organic matter


Katharometer   Dico Tools
Measures thermal conductivity


Katharsis   Dico Tools
(psychoanalysis) purging of emotional tensions


Katharsis   Dico Tools
Purging the body by the use of a cathartic to stimulate evacuation of the bowels


Katherine_Anne_Porter   Dico Tools
United States writer of novels and short stories (1890-1980)


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Katherine_Cornell   Dico Tools
United States actress noted for her performances in Broadway plays (1893-1974)


Katherine_Mansfield   Dico Tools
New Zealand writer of short stories (1888-1923)


Kathleen_Mansfield_Beauchamp   Dico Tools
New Zealand writer of short stories (1888-1923)


Kathmandu   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city of Nepal


Kathryn_Elizabeth_Smith   Dico Tools
United States singer noted for her rendition of patriotic songs (1909-1986)


Katmai_National_Park   Dico Tools
A national park in Alaska featuring mountains


Katmandu   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city of Nepal


Katsina   Dico Tools
A city in northern Nigeria; a major center of the Hausa people


Katsura_tree   Dico Tools
Rapidly growing deciduous tree of low mountainsides of China and Japan; grown as an ornamental for its dark blue-green candy-scented foliage that becomes yellow to scarlet in autumn


Katsushika_Hokusai   Dico Tools
Japanese painter whose work influenced the impressionists (1760-1849)


Katsuwonidae   Dico Tools
In some classifications considered a separate family comprising the oceanic bonitos


Katsuwonus   Dico Tools
Oceanic bonitos; in some classifications placed in its own family Katsuwonidae


Katsuwonus_pelamis   Dico Tools
Fish whose flesh is dried and flaked for Japanese cookery; may be same species as skipjack tuna


Kattegatt   Dico Tools
A strait of the North Sea between Jutland and Sweden; connects with the North Sea through the Skagerrak


Katydid   Dico Tools
Large green long-horned grasshopper of North America; males produce shrill sounds by rubbing together special organs on the forewings


Katzenjammer   Dico Tools
Loud confused noise from many sources


Katzenjammer   Dico Tools
Disagreeable aftereffects from the use of drugs (especially alcohol)


Kauai   Dico Tools
An island of Hawaii northwest of Oahu


Kauai_Island   Dico Tools
An island of Hawaii northwest of Oahu


Kaufman   Dico Tools
United States playwright who collaborated with many other writers including Moss Hart (1889-1961)


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Kaunas   Dico Tools
A city in central Lithuania


Kaunda   Dico Tools
Statesman who led Northern Rhodesia to full independence as Zambia in 1964 and served as Zambia''s first president (born in 1924)


Kauri   Dico Tools
White close-grained wood of a tree of the genus Agathis especially Agathis australis


Kauri   Dico Tools
Tall timber tree of New Zealand having white straight-grained wood


Kauri   Dico Tools
Resin of the kauri trees of New Zealand; found usually as a fossil; also collected for making varnishes and linoleum


Kauri_copal   Dico Tools
Resin of the kauri trees of New Zealand; found usually as a fossil; also collected for making varnishes and linoleum


Kauri_gum   Dico Tools
Resin of the kauri trees of New Zealand; found usually as a fossil; also collected for making varnishes and linoleum


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


Kauri_resin   Dico Tools
Resin of the kauri trees of New Zealand; found usually as a fossil; also collected for making varnishes and linoleum


Kaury   Dico Tools
Tall timber tree of New Zealand having white straight-grained wood


Kava   Dico Tools
An alcoholic drink made from the aromatic roots of the kava shrub


Kavakava   Dico Tools
An alcoholic drink made from the aromatic roots of the kava shrub


Kavrin   Dico Tools
An alkaloid medicine (trade name Kavrin) obtained from opium; used to relax smooth muscles; it is nonaddictive


Kawaka   Dico Tools
New Zealand timber tree resembling the cypress


Kawasaki_disease   Dico Tools
An acute disease of young children characterized by a rash and swollen lymph nodes and fever; of unknown cause


Kaw_River   Dico Tools
A river in northeastern Kansas; flows eastward to become a tributary of the Missouri River


Kayak   Dico Tools
A small canoe consisting of a light frame made watertight with animal skins; used by Eskimos


Kayak   Dico Tools
Travel in a small canoe; "we kayaked down the river"


Kayo   Dico Tools
Knock unconscious or senseless; "the boxing champion knocked out his opponent in a few seconds"


Kayoed   Dico Tools
Knocked unconscious by a heavy blow


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Kayser-Fleischer_ring   Dico Tools
A pigmented ring at the outer edge of the cornea of the eye; a symptom of Wilson''s disease


Kay_Boyle   Dico Tools
United States writer (1902-1992)


Kazak   Dico Tools
The Turkic language spoken by the Kazak people


Kazak   Dico Tools
A landlocked republic south of Russia and northeast of the Caspian Sea; the original Turkic-speaking inhabitants were overrun by Mongols in the 13th century; an Asian soviet from 1936 to 1991


Kazak   Dico Tools
A Muslim who is a member of a Turkic people of western Asia (especially in Kazakstan)


Kazakh   Dico Tools
The Turkic language spoken by the Kazak people


Kazakh   Dico Tools
A landlocked republic south of Russia and northeast of the Caspian Sea; the original Turkic-speaking inhabitants were overrun by Mongols in the 13th century; an Asian soviet from 1936 to 1991


Kazakh   Dico Tools
A Muslim who is a member of a Turkic people of western Asia (especially in Kazakstan)


Kazakhstan   Dico Tools
A landlocked republic south of Russia and northeast of the Caspian Sea; the original Turkic-speaking inhabitants were overrun by Mongols in the 13th century; an Asian soviet from 1936 to 1991


Kazakhstani   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Kazakhstan


Kazakhstani   Dico Tools
Of or pertaining to Kazakhstan or to the Kazakhs or their culture


Kazakhstani_monetary_unit   Dico Tools
Monetary unit in Kazakhstan


Kazakstan   Dico Tools
A landlocked republic south of Russia and northeast of the Caspian Sea; the original Turkic-speaking inhabitants were overrun by Mongols in the 13th century; an Asian soviet from 1936 to 1991


Kazan   Dico Tools
An industrial city in the European part of Russia


Kazimir_Malevich   Dico Tools
Russian abstract painter (1878-1935)


Kazimir_Severinovich_Malevich   Dico Tools
Russian abstract painter (1878-1935)


Kazoo   Dico Tools
A toy wind instrument that has a membrane that makes a sound when you hum into the mouthpiece


KB   Dico Tools
A unit of information equal to one thousand (1024) bytes


Kc   Dico Tools
One thousand periods per second


Kea   Dico Tools
Large brownish-green New Zealand parrot


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


Keaton   Dico Tools
United States comedian and actor in silent films noted for his acrobatic skills and deadpan face (1895-1966)


Keats   Dico Tools
Englishman and Romantic poet (1795-1821)


Keb   Dico Tools
Egyptian god of the earth; father of Osiris and Isis


Kebab   Dico Tools
Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables


Keble   Dico Tools
English clergyman who (with John Henry Newman and Edward Pusey) founded the Oxford Movement (1792-1866)


Kechua   Dico Tools
The language of the Quechua which was spoken by the Incas


Kechua   Dico Tools
A member of a South American Indian people in Peru who were formerly the ruling class of the Inca empire


Kechuan   Dico Tools
The language of the Quechua which was spoken by the Incas


Kechuan   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the Quechua people or their language


Kedgeree   Dico Tools
A dish of rice and hard-boiled eggs and cooked flaked fish


Keel   Dico Tools
One of the main longitudinal beams (or plates) of the hull of a vessel; can extend vertically into the water to provide lateral stability


Keel   Dico Tools
The median ridge on the breastbone of birds that fly


Keel   Dico Tools
Walk as if unable to control one''s movements; "The drunken man staggered into the room"


Keelboat   Dico Tools
River boat with a shallow draught and a keel but no sails; used to carry freight; moved by rowing or punting or towing


Keeled   Dico Tools
Having or shaped like a carina or keel


Keeled   Dico Tools
Having a ridge or shaped like a ridge or the keel of a ship; "a carinate sepal"


Keeled_garlic   Dico Tools
Eurasian bulbous plant


Keelson   Dico Tools
A longitudinal beam connected to the keel of ship to strengthen it


Keel_arch   Dico Tools
A pointed arch having an S-shape on both sides


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Keel_over   Dico Tools
Turn over and fall; "the man had a heart attck and keeled over"


Keen   Dico Tools
A funeral lament sung with loud wailing


Keen   Dico Tools
Express grief verbally; "we lamented the death of the child"


Keen   Dico Tools
Having a sharp cutting edge or point; "a keen blade"


Keen   Dico Tools
As physically painful as if caused by a sharp instrument; "a cutting wind"; "keen winds"; "knifelike cold"; "piercing knifelike pains"; "piercing cold"; "piercing criticism"; "a stabbing pain"; "lancinating pain"


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


Keen   Dico Tools
Very penetrating and clear and sharp in operation; "an incisive mind"; "a keen intelligence"; "of sharp and active intellect"


Keen   Dico Tools
Intense or sharp; "suffered exquisite pain"; "felt exquisite pleasure"


Keen   Dico Tools
Having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; "an acute observer of politics and politicians"; "incisive comments"; "icy knifelike reasoning"; "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang"; "penetrating insight"; "frequent pene


Keen-sighted   Dico Tools
Capable of seeing to a great distance


Keen-sighted   Dico Tools
Having very keen vision; "quick-sighted as a cat"


Keenly   Dico Tools
In a keen and discriminating manner; "he was keenly aware of his own shortcomings"


Keenness   Dico Tools
Thinness of edge or fineness of point


Keenness   Dico Tools
A quick and penetrating intelligence; "he argued with great acuteness"; "I admired the keenness of his mind"


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


Keep   Dico Tools
A cell in a jail or prison


Keep   Dico Tools
The main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress


Keep   Dico Tools
The financial means whereby one lives; "each child was expected to pay for their keep"; "he applied to the state for support"; "he could no longer earn his own livelihood"


Keep   Dico Tools
Prevent (food) from rotting; "preserved meats"; "keep potatoes fresh"


Keep   Dico Tools
Observe correctly or closely; "The pianist kept time with the metronome"; "keep count"; "I cannot keep track of all my employees"


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Keep   Dico Tools
Maintain by writing regular records; "keep a diary"; "maintain a record"; "keep notes"


Keep   Dico Tools
Supply with necessities and support; "She alone sustained her family"; "The money will sustain our good cause"; "There''s little to earn and many to keep"


Keep   Dico Tools
Hold and prevent from leaving; "The student was kept after school"


Keep   Dico Tools
Retain possession of; "Can I keep my old stuffed animals?"; "She kept her maiden name after she married"


Keep   Dico Tools
Look after; be the keeper of; have charge of; "He keeps the shop when I am gone"


Keep   Dico Tools
Maintain for use and service; "I keep a car in the countryside"; "She keeps an apartment in Paris for her shopping trips"


Keep   Dico Tools
Have as a supply; "I always keep batteries in the freezer"; "keep food for a week in the pantry"; "She keeps a sixpack and a week''s worth of supplies in the refrigerator"


Keep   Dico Tools
Store or keep customarily; "Where do you keep your gardening tools?"


Keep   Dico Tools
Retain rights to; "keep my job for me while I give birth"; "keep my seat, please"; "keep open the possibility of a merger"


Keep   Dico Tools
Allow to remain in a place or position; "We cannot continue several servants any longer"; "She retains a lawyer"; "The family''s fortune waned and they could not keep their household staff"; "Our grant has run out and we cannot keep you on"; "We kept the


Keep   Dico Tools
Keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"


Keep   Dico Tools
Prevent from doing something or being in a certain state; "We must prevent the cancer from spreading"; "His snoring kept me from falling asleep"; "Keep the child from eating the marbles"


Keep   Dico Tools
Celebrate, as of holidays or rites; "Keep the commandments"; "celebrate Christmas"; "Observe Yom Kippur"


Keep   Dico Tools
Conform one''s action or practice to; "keep appointments"; "she never keeps her promises"; "We kept to the original conditions of the contract"


Keep   Dico Tools
Supply with room and board; "He is keeping three women in the guest cottage"; "keep boarders"


Keep   Dico Tools
Raise; "She keeps a few chickens in the yard"; "he keeps bees"


Keep   Dico Tools
Keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"; "hold in place"; "She always held herself as a lady"; "The students keep me on my toes"


Keep   Dico Tools
Continue a certain state, condition, or activity; "Keep on working!"; "We continued to work into the night"; "Keep smiling"; "We went on working until well past midnight"


Keep   Dico Tools
Maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger; "May God keep you"


Keep   Dico Tools
Fail to spoil or rot; "These potatoes keep for a long time"


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Keeper   Dico Tools
One having charge of buildings or grounds or animals


Keeper   Dico Tools
Someone in charge of other people; "am I my brother''s keeper?"


Keeping   Dico Tools
The act of keeping in your possession


Keeping   Dico Tools
The responsibility of a guardian or keeper; "he left his car in my keeping"


Keeping   Dico Tools
Conformity or harmony; "his behavior was not in keeping with the occasion"


Keepsake   Dico Tools
Something of sentimental value


Keep_abreast   Dico Tools
Keep informed; "He kept up on his country''s foreign policies"


Keep_an_eye_on   Dico Tools
Follow with the eyes or the mind; "Keep an eye on the baby, please!"; "The world is watching Sarajevo"; "She followed the men with the binoculars"


Keep_apart   Dico Tools
Set apart from others; "The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on"


Keep_away   Dico Tools
Prevent from coming close; "I tried to keep the child away from the pool"


Keep_back   Dico Tools
Hold back; refuse to hand over or share; "The father is withholding the allowance until the son cleans his room"


Keep_back   Dico Tools
Secure and keep for possible future use or application; "The landlord retained the security deposit"; "I reserve the right to disagree"


Keep_back   Dico Tools
Keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile"; "Keep your temper"; "keep your cool"


Keep_company   Dico Tools
Be a companion to somebody


Keep_down   Dico Tools
Manage not to throw up


Keep_down   Dico Tools
Place a limit on the number of


Keep_down   Dico Tools
Put down by force or intimidation; "The government quashes any attempt of an uprising"; "China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently"; "The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land"


Keep_going   Dico Tools
Be a regular customer or client of; "We patronize this store"; "Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could"


Keep_going   Dico Tools
Allow to remain in a place or position; "We cannot continue several servants any longer"; "She retains a lawyer"; "The family''s fortune waned and they could not keep their household staff"; "Our grant has run out and we cannot keep you on"; "We kept the


Keep_going   Dico Tools
Suffice for a period between two points; "This money will keep us going for another year"


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Keep_going   Dico Tools
Continue uninterrupted; "The disease will run on unchecked"; "The party kept going until 4 A.M."


Keep_guard   Dico Tools
Watch over so as to protect; "We must stand sentinel to protect ourselves"; "The jewels over which they kept guard were stolen"


Keep_in   Dico Tools
Cause to stay indoors


Keep_in_line   Dico Tools
Control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one''s advantage; "She manipulates her boss"; "She is a very controlling mother and doesn''t let her children grow up"; "The teacher knew how to keep the class in line"; "she keeps in line"


Keep_mum   Dico Tools
Refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent; "The children shut up when their father approached"


Keep_note   Dico Tools
Maintain in the forefront of one''s awareness; "He kept note of the location of the soldiers"


Keep_off   Dico Tools
Refrain from entering or walking onto; "keep off the grass"; "stay off the premises"


Keep_off   Dico Tools
Refrain from certain foods or beverages; "I keep off drugs"; "During Ramadan, Muslims avoid tobacco during the day"


Keep_on   Dico Tools
Allow to remain in a place or position; "We cannot continue several servants any longer"; "She retains a lawyer"; "The family''s fortune waned and they could not keep their household staff"; "Our grant has run out and we cannot keep you on"; "We kept the


Keep_one's_distance   Dico Tools
Stay clear of, avoid; "Keep your hands off my wife!"; "Keep your distance from this man--he is dangerous"


Keep_one's_eyes_off   Dico Tools
Stay clear of, avoid; "Keep your hands off my wife!"; "Keep your distance from this man--he is dangerous"


Keep_one's_eyes_open   Dico Tools
Pay attention; be watchful; "Keep your eyes peeled for any policemen"


Keep_one's_eyes_peeled   Dico Tools
Pay attention; be watchful; "Keep your eyes peeled for any policemen"


Keep_one's_eyes_skinned   Dico Tools
Pay attention; be watchful; "Keep your eyes peeled for any policemen"


Keep_one's_hands_off   Dico Tools
Stay clear of, avoid; "Keep your hands off my wife!"; "Keep your distance from this man--he is dangerous"


Keep_one's_mouth_shut   Dico Tools
Refrain from divulging sensitive information; keep quiet about confidential information; "Don''t tell him any secrets--he cannot keep his mouth shut!"


Keep_one's_nose_to_the_grindstone   Dico Tools
Work doggedly or persistently; "She keeps plugging away at her dissertation"


Keep_one's_shoulder_to_the_wheel   Dico Tools
Work doggedly or persistently; "She keeps plugging away at her dissertation"


Keep_open   Dico Tools
Retain rights to; "keep my job for me while I give birth"; "keep my seat, please"; "keep open the possibility of a merger"


Keep_out   Dico Tools
Prevent from entering; shut out; "The trees were shutting out all sunlight"; "This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country"


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Keep_pace   Dico Tools
Maintain the same pace; "The child cannot keep step with his big brother"


Keep_quiet   Dico Tools
Refrain from divulging sensitive information; keep quiet about confidential information; "Don''t tell him any secrets--he cannot keep his mouth shut!"


Keep_step   Dico Tools
Maintain the same pace; "The child cannot keep step with his big brother"


Keep_tabs_on   Dico Tools
Keep a record on or watch attentively; "The government keeps tabs on the dissidents"


Keep_to_oneself   Dico Tools
Withhold information; "I kept your little secreto to myself all these years"


Keep_to_oneself   Dico Tools
Shun the company of others; "The new student keeps to herself"


Keep_up   Dico Tools
Prevent from going to bed at night; "The anticipation of the trip kept the children up all night"; "I kept myself up all night studying for the exam"


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Keep informed; "He kept up on his country''s foreign policies"


Keep_up   Dico Tools
Maintain a required pace or level; "He could not keep up and dropped out of the race"


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Keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction; "We preserve these archeological findings"; "The old lady could not keep up the building"; "children must be taught to conserve our national heritage"; "The museum curator conserved the an


Keep_up   Dico Tools
Lengthen or extend in duration or space; "We sustained the diplomatic negociations as long as possible"; "prolong the treatment of the patient"; "keep up the good work"


Keeshond   Dico Tools
A spitz-type dog having a shaggy grayish coat and tightly curled tail originating in Holland


Keflex   Dico Tools
An oral cephalosporin (trade names Keflex and Keflin and Keftab) commonly prescribe for mild to moderately severe infections of the skin or ears or throat or lungs or urinary tract


Keflin   Dico Tools
An oral cephalosporin (trade names Keflex and Keflin and Keftab) commonly prescribe for mild to moderately severe infections of the skin or ears or throat or lungs or urinary tract


Keftab   Dico Tools
An oral cephalosporin (trade names Keflex and Keflin and Keftab) commonly prescribe for mild to moderately severe infections of the skin or ears or throat or lungs or urinary tract


Keg   Dico Tools
Small cask or barrel


Keg   Dico Tools
The quantity contained in a keg


Kegel_exercises   Dico Tools
Exercises for women designed to improve the ability to hold urine


Kegful   Dico Tools
The quantity contained in a keg


Keister   Dico Tools
The fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"


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Keith_Rupert_Murdoch   Dico Tools
United States publisher (born in Australia in 1931)


Kei_apple   Dico Tools
Vigorous South African spiny shrub grown for its round yellow juicy edible fruits


Kei_apple_bush   Dico Tools
Vigorous South African spiny shrub grown for its round yellow juicy edible fruits


Kekchi   Dico Tools
A Mayan language spoken by the Kekchi people


Kekchi   Dico Tools
A member of a Mayan people of north central Guatemala


Kekule   Dico Tools
German chemist remembered for his discovery of the ring structure of benzene (1829-1896)


Kekule_formula   Dico Tools
A closed chain of 6 carbon atoms with hydrogen atoms attached


Keller   Dico Tools
United States lecturer and writer who was blind and deaf from the age of 19 months; Anne Sullivan taught her to read and write and speak; Helen Keller graduated from college and went on to champion the cause of blind and deaf people (1880-1968)


Kellogg   Dico Tools
United States food manufacturer who (with his brother) developed a breakfast cereal of crisp flakes of rolled and toasted wheat and corn; he established a company to manufacture the cereal (1860-1951)


Kelly   Dico Tools
United States dancer who performed in many musical films (1912-1996)


Kelly   Dico Tools
United States film actress who retired when she married into the royal family of Monaco (1928-1982)


Kelly   Dico Tools
United States circus clown (1898-1979)


Keloid   Dico Tools
Raised pinkish scar tissue at the site of an injury; results from excessive tissue repair


Kelp   Dico Tools
Large brown seaweeds having fluted leathery fronds


Kelpie   Dico Tools
An Australian sheepdog with pointed ears


Kelpie   Dico Tools
(Scottish folklore) water spirit in the form of a horse that likes to drown its riders


Kelpwort   Dico Tools
Bushy plant of Old World salt marshes and sea beaches having prickly leaves; burned to produce a crude soda ash


Kelpy   Dico Tools
(Scottish folklore) water spirit in the form of a horse that likes to drown its riders


Kelp_greenling   Dico Tools
Common food and sport fish of western coast of North America


Kelt   Dico Tools
A member of a European people who occupied Britain and Spain and Gaul in pre-Roman times


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Kelter   Dico Tools
In working order; "out of kilter"; "in good kilter"


Kelvin   Dico Tools
British physicist who invented the Kelvin scale of temperature and pioneered undersea telegraphy (1824-1907)


Kelvin   Dico Tools
The basic unit of thermodynamic temperature adopted under the Systeme International d''Unites


Kelvin_scale   Dico Tools
A temperature scale that defines absolute zero as 0 degrees; water freezes at 273.16 degrees and boils at 373.16 degrees


Kemadrin   Dico Tools
Drug (trade name Kemadrin) used to reduce tremors in parkinsonism


Kemal_Ataturk   Dico Tools
Turkish statesman who abolished the caliphate and founded Turkey as a modern secular state (1881-1938)


Kemal_Pasha   Dico Tools
Turkish statesman who abolished the caliphate and founded Turkey as a modern secular state (1881-1938)


Kempt   Dico Tools
(used of hair) neat and tidy; "a nicely kempt beard"


Ken   Dico Tools
The range of vision; "out of sight of land"


Ken   Dico Tools
Range of what one can know or understand; "beyond my ken"


Kenaf   Dico Tools
Valuable fiber plant of East Indies now widespread in cultivation


Kenaf   Dico Tools
Fiber from an East Indian plant Hibiscus cannabinus


Kenai_Fjords_National_Park   Dico Tools
A national park in Alaska having mountains and whale watching and ancient Indian copper mines


Kenalog   Dico Tools
A synthetic corticosteroid (trade names Aristocort or Aristopak or Kenalog) used as an anti-inflammatory agent


Kendal   Dico Tools
A green dye, often used to color cloth, which is obtained from the woad plant


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


Kendall's_tau   Dico Tools
A nonparametric measure of the agreement between two rankings


Kendall_partial_rank_correlation   Dico Tools
A nonparametric measure of partial correlation


Kendall_rank_correlation   Dico Tools
A nonparametric measure of the agreement between two rankings


Kendall_test   Dico Tools
Any of several nonparametric measures of correlation (used when the assumptions of standard correlational analysis are not met)


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Kendal_green   Dico Tools
A green dye, often used to color cloth, which is obtained from the woad plant


Kendrew   Dico Tools
English biologist noted for studies of the molecular structure of blood components (born in 1917)


Kennedia   Dico Tools
Genus of Australian woody vines having showy red or purplish flowers


Kennedia_coccinea   Dico Tools
Prostrate or twining woody vine with small leathery leaves and umbels of red flowers; Australia and Tasmania


Kennedia_prostrata   Dico Tools
Hairy trailing or prostrate western Australian vine with bright scarlet-pink flowers


Kennedy   Dico Tools
A large airport on Long Island east of New York City


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


Kennedya   Dico Tools
Genus of Australian woody vines having showy red or purplish flowers


Kennedy_International_Airport   Dico Tools
A large airport on Long Island east of New York City


Kennedy_Interrnational   Dico Tools
A large airport on Long Island east of New York City


Kennel   Dico Tools
Outbuilding that serves as a shelter for a dog


Kennel   Dico Tools
Put up in a kennel; "kennel a dog"


Kennelly   Dico Tools
United States electrical engineer noted for his work on the theory of alternating currents; independently of Oliver Heaviside he discovered the existence of an atmospheric layer that reflects radio waves back to earth (1861-1939)


Kennelly-Heaviside_layer   Dico Tools
A region of the ionosphere (from 50 to 90 miles up) that reflects radio waves of medium length


Kennesaw_Mountain   Dico Tools
Battle of the American Civil War (1864); Union forces under William Tecumseh Sherman were repulsed by Confederate troops under Joseph Eggleston Johnston


Kenneth_Bancroft_Clark   Dico Tools
United States psychologist (born in Panama) whose research persuaded the Supreme Court that segregated schools were discriminatory (1914-)


Kenneth_Clark   Dico Tools
United States psychologist (born in Panama) whose research persuaded the Supreme Court that segregated schools were discriminatory (1914-)


Kenneth_David_Kaunda   Dico Tools
Statesman who led Northern Rhodesia to full independence as Zambia in 1964 and served as Zambia''s first president (born in 1924)


Kenneth_Grahame   Dico Tools
English writer (born in Scotland) of children''s stories (1859-1932)


Kenneth_Kaunda   Dico Tools
Statesman who led Northern Rhodesia to full independence as Zambia in 1964 and served as Zambia''s first president (born in 1924)


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Kenneth_Roberts   Dico Tools
United States writer remembered for his historical novels about colonial America (1885-1957)


Kennewick   Dico Tools
A town in southern Washington on the Columbia River


Kenning   Dico Tools
Conventional metaphoric name for something, used especially in Old English and Old Norse poetry


Keno   Dico Tools
A game in which numbered balls are drawn at random and players cover the corresponding numbers on their cards


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


Kent   Dico Tools
A county in southeastern England on the English Channel; the first to be colonized by the Romans


Kent   Dico Tools
United States painter noted for his woodcuts (1882-1971)


Kentan   Dico Tools
East Asian perennial having large reddish-orange black-spotted flowers with reflexed petals


Kentish   Dico Tools
A dialect of Middle English


Kentish   Dico Tools
One of the major dialects of Old English


Kentuckian   Dico Tools
A resident of Kentucky


Kentucky   Dico Tools
A state in east central United States; a border state during the American Civil War; famous for breeding race horses


Kentucky_black_bass   Dico Tools
A variety of black bass


Kentucky_blue   Dico Tools
Valuable meadow and pasture grass in Europe and especially central United States having tall stalks and slender bright green leaves; a chief constituent in lawn grass mixtures


Kentucky_bluegrass   Dico Tools
Valuable meadow and pasture grass in Europe and especially central United States having tall stalks and slender bright green leaves; a chief constituent in lawn grass mixtures


Kentucky_coffee_tree   Dico Tools
Handsome tree of central and eastern North America having large bipinnate leaves and green-white flowers followed by large woody brown pods whose seeds are used as a coffee substitute


Kentucky_Derby   Dico Tools
An annual race for three-year-old horses; held at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky


Kentucky_wonder   Dico Tools
Flat-podded green bean


Kentucky_wonder_bean   Dico Tools
Flat-podded green bean


Kentucky_yellowwood   Dico Tools
Small handsome round-headed deciduous tree having showy white flowers in terminal clusters and heavy hardwood yielding yellow dye


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Kentucy_blue_grass   Dico Tools
Valuable meadow and pasture grass in Europe and especially central United States having tall stalks and slender bright green leaves; a chief constituent in lawn grass mixtures


Kenya   Dico Tools
A republic in eastern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1963; major archeological discoveries have been made in the Great Rift Valley in Kenya


Kenyan   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Kenya


Kenyan   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of Kenya or its people; "Kenyan mountains"


Kenyan_monetary_unit   Dico Tools
Monetary unit in Kenya


Kenyan_shilling   Dico Tools
The basic unit of money in Kenya; equal to 100 cents


Kenyapithecus   Dico Tools
Extinct primate having powerful chewing muscles along with large molars and small incisors; fossils found in Kenya


Kenyata   Dico Tools
Kenyan statesman and the first president of independent Kenya (1893-1978)


Kenya_fever   Dico Tools
A disease (common in India and around the Mediterranean area) caused by a rickettsia that is transmitted to humans by a reddish brown tick (ixodid) that lives on dogs and other mammals


Kenzo_Tange   Dico Tools
Japanese architect (born in 1913)


Ken_Elton_Kesey   Dico Tools
United States writer whose best-known novel was based on his experiences as an attendant in a mental hospital (1935-2001)


Ken_Kesey   Dico Tools
United States writer whose best-known novel was based on his experiences as an attendant in a mental hospital (1935-2001)


Ken_Russell   Dico Tools
English film director (born in 1927)


Keogh_plan   Dico Tools
A tax-deferred pension plan for employees of unincorporated businesses or for self-employed persons


Keokuk   Dico Tools
Sauk leader who aided the United States against Black Hawk (1790-1848)


Kepi   Dico Tools
A cap with a flat circular top and a visor


Kepler   Dico Tools
German astronomer who first stated laws of planetary motion (1571-1630)


Kepler's_first_law   Dico Tools
A law stating that the orbit of each planet is an ellipse with the sun at one focus of the ellipse


Kepler's_law   Dico Tools
(astronomy) one of three empirical laws of planetary motion stated by Johannes Kepler


Kepler's_law_of_planetary_motion   Dico Tools
(astronomy) one of three empirical laws of planetary motion stated by Johannes Kepler


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Kepler's_second_law   Dico Tools
A law concerning the speed at which planets travel; a line connecting a planet to the sun will sweep out equal areas in equal times; "Kepler''s second law means that a planet''s orbital speed changes with its distance from the sun"


Kepler's_third_law   Dico Tools
A law stating that the ratio of the square of the revolutionary period (in years) to the cube of the orbital axis (in astronomical units) is the same for all planets


Kept   Dico Tools
(especially of promises or contracts) not violated or disregarded; "unbroken promises"; "promises kept"


Kept_up(p)   Dico Tools
Kept in good condition


Kept_woman   Dico Tools
An adulterous woman; a woman who has an ongoing extramarital sexual relationship with a man


Kera   Dico Tools
A Chadic language spoken in Chad


Keratalgia   Dico Tools
Pain in the cornea


Keratectasia   Dico Tools
Abnormal bulging of the cornea of the eye


Keratin   Dico Tools
A fibrous scleroprotein that occurs in the outer layer of the skin and in horny tissues such as hair feathers nails and hooves


Keratinisation   Dico Tools
Organic process by which keratin is deposited in cells and the cells become horny (as in nails and hair)


Keratinise   Dico Tools
Become horny and impregnated with keratin


Keratinise   Dico Tools
Convert into keratin


Keratinization   Dico Tools
Organic process by which keratin is deposited in cells and the cells become horny (as in nails and hair)


Keratinize   Dico Tools
Become horny and impregnated with keratin


Keratinize   Dico Tools
Convert into keratin


Keratitis   Dico Tools
Inflammation of the cornea causing watery painful eyes and blurred vision


Keratoacanthoma   Dico Tools
Skin tumor that grows rapidly (especially in older people) and resembles a carcinoma but does not spread; it usually disappears spontaneously, often leaving a scar


Keratocele   Dico Tools
Hernia of the cornea


Keratoconjunctivitis   Dico Tools
Inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva


Keratoconus   Dico Tools
Abnormal cone-shaped protrusion of the cornea of the eye; can be treated by epikeratophakia


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Keratoderma   Dico Tools
Any skin disorder consisting of a growth that appears horny


Keratoderma_blennorrhagica   Dico Tools
Skin disease characterized by a scaly rash on the palms and soles; associated with Reiter''s syndrome


Keratodermia   Dico Tools
Any skin disorder consisting of a growth that appears horny


Keratoiritis   Dico Tools
Inflammation of the cornea and the iris of the eye


Keratomalacia   Dico Tools
Softening and drying and ulceration of the cornea resulting from vitamin A deficiency; symptom of cystic fibrosis or sprue


Keratomycosis   Dico Tools
Fungal infection of the cornea


Keratonosis   Dico Tools
Any abnormal condition of the outer skin (epidermis)


Keratonosus   Dico Tools
Any disease of the cornea


Keratoplasty   Dico Tools
A surgical procedure in which part or all of a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by healthy corneal tissue from a donor


Keratoscleritis   Dico Tools
Inflammation of the cornea and sclera of the eye


Keratoscope   Dico Tools
Medical instrument to examine the cornea in order to detect irregularities in its anterior surface


Keratoscopy   Dico Tools
Examination of the cornea with a keratoscope to detect irregularities in its anterior surface


Keratosis   Dico Tools
A skin condition marked by an overgrowth of layers of horny skin


Keratosis_blennorrhagica   Dico Tools
Skin disease characterized by a scaly rash on the palms and soles; associated with Reiter''s syndrome


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


Keratosis_nigricans   Dico Tools
A skin disease characterized by dark wart-like patches in the body folds; can be benign or malignant


Keratosis_pilaris   Dico Tools
Keratosis characterized by hard conical elevations in the openings of sebaceous glands (especially of arms and thighs)


Keratotomy   Dico Tools
Surgical incision into the cornea


Kerb   Dico Tools
An edge between a sidewalk and a roadway consisting of a line of curbstones (usually forming part of a gutter)


Kerbala   Dico Tools
A city of central Iraq south of Baghdad; a holy city for Shiite Muslims because it is the site of the tomb of Mohammed''s grandson who was killed there in 680


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Kerbela   Dico Tools
A city of central Iraq south of Baghdad; a holy city for Shiite Muslims because it is the site of the tomb of Mohammed''s grandson who was killed there in 680


Kerbstone   Dico Tools
A paving stone forming part of a curb


Kerb_crawler   Dico Tools
Someone who drives slowly along the curb seeking sex from prostitutes or other women


Kerchief   Dico Tools
A square scarf that is folded into a triangle and worn over the head or about the neck


Kerensky   Dico Tools
Russian revolutionary who was head of state after Nicholas II abdicated but was overthrown by the Bolsheviks (1881-1970)


Kerfuffle   Dico Tools
A disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"


Kerion   Dico Tools
Ringworm infection of the hair follicles of the scalp and beard that is usually results in a pustule-covered swelling that oozes fluid


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


Kernel   Dico Tools
The choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor''s argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"


Kernel   Dico Tools
A single whole grain of a cereal; "a kernel of corn"


Kernel   Dico Tools
The inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone; "black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell"


Kernicterus   Dico Tools
An abnormal accumulation of bile pigment in the brain and other nerve tissue; causes yellow staining and tissue damage


Kernig's_sign   Dico Tools
Symptom of meningitis; patient cannot extend the leg at the knee when the thigh is flexed because of stiffness in the hamstrings


Kernite   Dico Tools
A light soft mineral consisting of hydrated sodium borate in crystalline form; an important source of boron


Kerosene   Dico Tools
A flammable hydrocarbon oil used as fuel in lamps and heaters


Kerosene_heater   Dico Tools
Heater that burns oil (as kerosine) for heating or cooking


Kerosene_lamp   Dico Tools
A lamp that burns oil (as kerosine) for light


Kerosine   Dico Tools
A flammable hydrocarbon oil used as fuel in lamps and heaters


Kerosine_heater   Dico Tools
Heater that burns oil (as kerosine) for heating or cooking


Kerosine_lamp   Dico Tools
A lamp that burns oil (as kerosine) for light


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


Kerry_blue_terrier   Dico Tools
An Irish breed of medium-sized terriers with a silky blue-gray coat


Kerr_cell   Dico Tools
Optical device consisting of a transparent cell with two electrodes between two polarizing media; passes light only if the two planes of polarization are parallel; used as a high-speed shutter or to modulate a laser beam


Kerugma   Dico Tools
Preaching the gospel of Christ in the manner of the early church


Kerygma   Dico Tools
Preaching the gospel of Christ in the manner of the early church


Kesey   Dico Tools
United States writer whose best-known novel was based on his experiences as an attendant in a mental hospital (1935-2001)


Kestrel   Dico Tools
Small Old World falcon that hovers in the air against a wind


Kestrel   Dico Tools
Small North American falcon


Ketalar   Dico Tools
A general anesthetic and tranquilizer (not a barbiturate) that is administered intravenously or intramuscularly; used mainly by veterinarians or for minor surgery with geriatric or pediatric patients; taken in large doses it causes hallucinations similar


Ketamine   Dico Tools
A general anesthetic and tranquilizer (not a barbiturate) that is administered intravenously or intramuscularly; used mainly by veterinarians or for minor surgery with geriatric or pediatric patients; taken in large doses it causes hallucinations similar


Ketamine_hydrochloride   Dico Tools
A general anesthetic and tranquilizer (not a barbiturate) that is administered intravenously or intramuscularly; used mainly by veterinarians or for minor surgery with geriatric or pediatric patients; taken in large doses it causes hallucinations similar


Ketch   Dico Tools
A sailing vessel with two masts; the mizzen is forward of the rudderpost


Ketchup   Dico Tools
Thick spicy sauce made from tomatoes


Ketchup_bottle   Dico Tools
A bottle that holds catsup


Keteleeria   Dico Tools
Asiatic conifers resembling firs


Ketembilla   Dico Tools
Maroon-purple gooseberry-like fruit of India having tart-sweet purple pulp used especially for preserves


Ketembilla   Dico Tools
Small shrubby spiny tree cultivated for its maroon-purple fruit with sweet purple pulp tasking like gooseberries; Sri Lanka and India


Ketembilla_tree   Dico Tools
Small shrubby spiny tree cultivated for its maroon-purple fruit with sweet purple pulp tasking like gooseberries; Sri Lanka and India


Ketoacidosis   Dico Tools
Acidosis with an accumulation of ketone bodies; occurs primarily in diabetes mellitus


Ketoacidosis-prone_diabetes   Dico Tools
Severe diabetes mellitus with an early onset; characterized by polyuria and excessive thirst and increased appetite and weight loss and episodic ketoacidosis; diet and insulin injections are required to control the disease


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Ketoacidosis-resistant_diabetes   Dico Tools
Mild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adults; can be precipitated by obesity or severe stress or menopause or other factors; can usually be controlled by diet and hypoglycemic agents without injections of insulin


Ketoacidosis-resistant_diabetes_mellitus   Dico Tools
Mild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adults; can be precipitated by obesity or severe stress or menopause or other factors; can usually be controlled by diet and hypoglycemic agents without injections of insulin


Ketoaciduria   Dico Tools
Excessive amounts of ketone bodies in the urine as in diabetes mellitus or starvation


Ketohexose   Dico Tools
A monosaccharide having six carbon atoms and a ketone group


Ketone   Dico Tools
Any of a class of organic compounds having a carbonyl group linked to a carbon atom in each of two hydrocarbon radicals


Ketonemia   Dico Tools
An abnormal increase of ketone bodies in the blood as in diabetes mellitus


Ketone_body   Dico Tools
A ketone that is an intermediate product of the breakdown of fats in the body; any of three compounds (acetoacetic acid, acetone, and/or beta-hydroxybutyric acid) found in excess in blood and urine of persons with metabolic disorders


Ketone_group   Dico Tools
A group having the characteristic properties of ketones


Ketonuria   Dico Tools
Excessive amounts of ketone bodies in the urine as in diabetes mellitus or starvation


Ketoprofen   Dico Tools
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Orudis or Orudis KT or Oruvail)


Ketorolac   Dico Tools
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (trade name Torodal) that is given only orally


Ketorolac_tromethamine   Dico Tools
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Acular and Toradol) that is administered only intramuscularly


Ketose   Dico Tools
Any monosaccharide sugar that contains a ketone group or its hemiacetal


Ketosis   Dico Tools
An abnormal increase of ketone bodies in the blood as in diabetes mellitus


Ketosis-prone_diabetes   Dico Tools
Severe diabetes mellitus with an early onset; characterized by polyuria and excessive thirst and increased appetite and weight loss and episodic ketoacidosis; diet and insulin injections are required to control the disease


Ketosis-resistant_diabetes   Dico Tools
Mild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adults; can be precipitated by obesity or severe stress or menopause or other factors; can usually be controlled by diet and hypoglycemic agents without injections of insulin


Ketosis-resistant_diabetes_mellitus   Dico Tools
Mild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adults; can be precipitated by obesity or severe stress or menopause or other factors; can usually be controlled by diet and hypoglycemic agents without injections of insulin


Ketosteroid   Dico Tools
A steroid containing a ketone group


Kettering   Dico Tools
United States electrical engineer who made numerous automotive improvements (including the electric starter) (1876-1958)


Kettle   Dico Tools
A metal pot for stewing or boiling; usually has a lid


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Kettle   Dico Tools
A large hemispherical brass or copper percussion instrument with a drumhead that can be tuned by adjusting the tension on it


Kettle   Dico Tools
(geology) a hollow (typically filled by a lake) that results from the melting of a mass of ice trapped in glacial deposits


Kettle   Dico Tools
The quantity a kettle will hold


Kettledrum   Dico Tools
A large hemispherical brass or copper percussion instrument with a drumhead that can be tuned by adjusting the tension on it


Kettleful   Dico Tools
The quantity a kettle will hold


Kettle_hole   Dico Tools
(geology) a hollow (typically filled by a lake) that results from the melting of a mass of ice trapped in glacial deposits


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


Ketubim   Dico Tools
The third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures


Keurboom   Dico Tools
Tree with odd-pinnate leaves and racemes of fragrant pink to purple flowers


Keurboom   Dico Tools
Fast-growing round-headed tree with fragrant white to deep rose flowers; planted as an ornamental


Key   Dico Tools
Metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock''s mechanism can be rotated


Key   Dico Tools
A lever that actuates a mechanism when depressed


Key   Dico Tools
The central building block at the top of an arch or vault


Key   Dico Tools
Mechanical device used to wind another device that is driven by a spring (as a clock)


Key   Dico Tools
Pitch of the voice; "he spoke in a low key"


Key   Dico Tools
Something crucial for explaining; "the key to development is economic integration"


Key   Dico Tools
A generic term for any device whose possession entitles the holder to a means of access; "a safe-deposit box usually requires two keys to open it"


Key   Dico Tools
A list of words or phrases that explain symbols or abbreviations


Key   Dico Tools
A list of answers to a test; "some students had stolen the key to the final exam"


Key   Dico Tools
Any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music


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Key   Dico Tools
(basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court; "he hit a jump shot from the top of the key"; "he dominates play in the paint"


Key   Dico Tools
A coral reef off the southern coast of Florida


Key   Dico Tools
United States lawyer and poet who wrote a poem after witnessing the British attack on Baltimore during the War of 1812; the poem was later set to music and entitled `The Star-Spangled Banner'' (1779-1843)


Key   Dico Tools
A winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash or elm or maple


Key   Dico Tools
A kilogram of a narcotic drug; "they were carrying two keys of heroin"


Key   Dico Tools
Harmonize with or adjust to; "key one''s actions to the voters'' prevailing attitude"


Key   Dico Tools
Regulate the musical pitch of


Key   Dico Tools
Identify as in botany or biology, for example


Key   Dico Tools
Vandalize a car by scratching the sides with a key; "His new Mercedes was keyed last night in the parking lot"


Key   Dico Tools
Provide with a key; "We were keyed after the locks were changed in the building"


Key   Dico Tools
Serving as an essential component; "a cardinal rule"; "the central cause of the problem"; "an example that was fundamental to the argument"; "computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure"


Key   Dico Tools
Effective; producing a desired effect; "the operative word"


Keyboard   Dico Tools
Holder consisting of an arrangement of hooks on which keys or locks can be hung


Keyboard   Dico Tools
Device consisting of a set of keys on a piano or organ or typewriter or typesetting machine or computer or the like


Keyboardist   Dico Tools
A musician who plays a keyboard instrument


Keyboard_buffer   Dico Tools
A buffer that keeps track of key strokes until the computer is ready to respond to them


Keycard   Dico Tools
A plastic card that has a magnetically coded strip that is scanned in order to operate a mechanism


Keyed   Dico Tools
So adjusted as to be appropriate or brought into harmony; "an industry not attuned to the demands of the market"; "a remark keyed to the situation"; "charges finely tuned to the amount a student can afford"


Keyed   Dico Tools
Fitted with or secured by a key; "a keyed instrument"; "the locks have not yet been keyed"


Keyed   Dico Tools
Set to a key or tone


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Keyhole   Dico Tools
The hole where a key is inserted


Keyhole_limpet   Dico Tools
Marine limpet having a conical shell with an opening at the apex


Keyhole_saw   Dico Tools
A handsaw for cutting short radius curves; similar to a compass saw


Keyless   Dico Tools
Lacking or not requiring a key; "a keyless lock operated by a series of pushbuttons"


Keynes   Dico Tools
English economist who advocated the use of government monetary and fiscal policy to maintain full employment without inflation (1883-1946)


Keynesian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to John Maynard Keynes or to his economic theories


Keynesianism   Dico Tools
The economic theories of John Maynard Keynes who advocated government monetary and fiscal programs intended to stimulate business activity and increase employment


Keynote   Dico Tools
A fundamental or central idea


Keynote   Dico Tools
(music) the first note of a diatonic scale


Keynote   Dico Tools
The principal theme in a speech or literary work


Keynote   Dico Tools
Set the keynote of; "Comfort keynotes this designer''s Fall collection"


Keynote   Dico Tools
Give the keynote address to (an audience)


Keynote_address   Dico Tools
A speech setting forth the keynote


Keynote_speech   Dico Tools
A speech setting forth the keynote


Keypad   Dico Tools
A keyboard that is a data input device for computers; arrangement of keys is modelled after the typewriter keyboard


Keystone   Dico Tools
The central building block at the top of an arch or vault


Keystone   Dico Tools
A central cohesive source of support and stability; "faith is his anchor"; "the keystone of campaign reform was the ban on soft money"; "he is the linchpin of this firm"


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


Key_fruit   Dico Tools
A winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash or elm or maple


Key_lime   Dico Tools
Small yellow-green limes of southern Florida


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Key_out   Dico Tools
Identify as in botany or biology, for example


Key_palm   Dico Tools
Small stocky fan palm of southern Florida and Cuba


Key_pattern   Dico Tools
An ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizonal lines (often in relief); "there was a simple fret at the top of the walls"


Key_ring   Dico Tools
A circular ring of metal for holding keys


Key_signature   Dico Tools
The sharps or flats that follow the clef and indicate the key


Key_West   Dico Tools
A town on the westernmost of the Florida keys in the Gulf of Mexico


Key_word   Dico Tools
A significant word used in indexing or cataloging


Key_word   Dico Tools
A word that is used as a pattern to decode an encrypted message


Kg   Dico Tools
One thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d''Unites; "a kilogram is approximately 2.2 pounds"


KGB   Dico Tools
Formerly the predominant security police organization of Soviet Russia


Khabarovsk   Dico Tools
An administrative territory in Russia on the eastern coast of Siberia


Khabarovsk   Dico Tools
A city on the Amur River on the border of China and the capital of Khabarovsk


Khachaturian   Dico Tools
Russian composer (born in Armenia) whose works are romantic and reflect his interest in folk music (1903-1978)


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


Khaddar   Dico Tools
A coarse homespun cotton cloth made in India


Khadi   Dico Tools
A coarse homespun cotton cloth made in India


Khaki   Dico Tools
A sturdy twilled cloth of a yellowish brown color used especially for military uniforms


Khaki   Dico Tools
Of a yellowish brown color


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


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


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Khalka   Dico Tools
The language of the Khalkha people that is the official language of the Mongolian People''s Republic


Khalka   Dico Tools
The Mongol people living in the central and eastern parts of Outer Mongolia


Khalkha   Dico Tools
The language of the Khalkha people that is the official language of the Mongolian People''s Republic


Khalkha   Dico Tools
The Mongol people living in the central and eastern parts of Outer Mongolia


Khalsa   Dico Tools
The group of initiated Sikhs to which devout orthodox Sikhs are ritually admitted at puberty; founded by the tenth and last Guru in 1699


Khama   Dico Tools
Botswanan statesman who was the first president of Botswana (1921-1980)


Khamsin   Dico Tools
An oppressively hot southerly wind from the Sahara that blows across Egypt in the spring


Khamti   Dico Tools
A branch of the Tai languages


Khan   Dico Tools
An inn in some Eastern countries with a large courtyard that provides accommodation for caravans


Khan   Dico Tools
A title given to rulers or other important people in Asian countries


Khanate   Dico Tools
The position of a khan


Khanty   Dico Tools
A Ugric language (related to Hungarian) spoken by the Ostyak people


Khanty   Dico Tools
A member of the nomadic Ugrian people living in northwestern Siberia (east of the Ural mountains)


Kharkiv   Dico Tools
A city in northeastern Ukraine; former capital of the Ukraine


Kharkov   Dico Tools
A city in northeastern Ukraine; former capital of the Ukraine


Khartoum   Dico Tools
The capital of Sudan located at the confluence of the Blue Nile and White Nile


Khat   Dico Tools
The leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant; "in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults"


Khaya   Dico Tools
African mahogany trees


Khayr_ad-Din   Dico Tools
Barbary pirate (died in 1546)


Khedive   Dico Tools
One of the Turkish viceroys who ruled Egypt between 1867 and 1914


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Khepera   Dico Tools
Egyptian god of the morning sun; creator


Khesari   Dico Tools
European annual grown for forage; seeds used for food in India and for stock elsewhere


Khi   Dico Tools
The 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet


Khimar   Dico Tools
A headscarf worn by observant Muslim women that hangs down to just above the waist


Khios   Dico Tools
An island in the Aegean Sea off the west coast of Turkey; belongs to Greece


Khirghiz   Dico Tools
The Turkic language spoken by the Kirghiz people


Khirghiz   Dico Tools
A member of a people of Turkic speech and Mongolian race inhabiting vast regions of central Siberia


Khmer   Dico Tools
The Mon-Khmer language spoken in Cambodia


Khmer   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Cambodia


Khmer_Rouge   Dico Tools
A communist organization formed in Cambodia in 1970; became a terrorist organization in 1975 when it captured Phnom Penh and created a government that killed an estimated three million people; was defeated by Vietnamese troops but remained active until 19


Khnate   Dico Tools
The realm of a khan


Khoikhoi   Dico Tools
Any of the Khoisan languages spoken by the pastoral people of Namibia and South Africa


Khoikhoin   Dico Tools
Any of the Khoisan languages spoken by the pastoral people of Namibia and South Africa


Khoisan   Dico Tools
A family of languages spoken in southern Africa


Khoisan_language   Dico Tools
A family of languages spoken in southern Africa


Khomeini   Dico Tools
Iranian religious leader of the Shiites; when Shah Pahlavi''s regime fell Khomeini established a new constitution giving himself supreme powers (1900-1989)


Khoum   Dico Tools
5 khoums equal 1 ouguiya


Khowar   Dico Tools
A Dardic language spoken in northwestern Pakistan


Khrushchev   Dico Tools
Soviet statesman and premier who denounced stalin (1894-1971)


Khuen   Dico Tools
A branch of the Tai languages


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Khukuri   Dico Tools
A curved steel knife with a razor-sharp edge used in combat by the Gurkhas; has cultural and religious significance in Nepal


Khyber_Pass   Dico Tools
A mountain pass of great strategic and commercial value in the Hindu Kush on the border between northern Pakistan and western Afghanistan; a route by which invaders entered India


KHz   Dico Tools
One thousand periods per second


Ki   Dico Tools
Goddess personifying earth; counterpart of Akkadian Aruru


Ki   Dico Tools
The circulating life energy that in Chinese philosophy is thought to be inherent in all things; in traditional Chinese medicine the balance of negative and positive forms in the body is believed to be essential for good health


Kiaat   Dico Tools
Deciduous South African tree having large odd-pinnate leaves and profuse fragrant orange-yellow flowers; yields a red juice and heavy strong durable wood


Kiang   Dico Tools
Wild ass of Tibet and Mongolia


Kibbitz   Dico Tools
Make unwanted and intrusive comments


Kibble   Dico Tools
An iron bucket used for hoisting in wells or mining


Kibble   Dico Tools
Coarsely ground grain in the form of pellets (as for pet food)


Kibbutz   Dico Tools
A collective farm or settlement owned by its members in modern Israel; children are reared collectively


Kibbutznik   Dico Tools
A member of a kibbutz


Kibe   Dico Tools
Ulcerated chilblain on the heel


Kibitz   Dico Tools
Make unwanted and intrusive comments


Kibitzer   Dico Tools
(Yiddish) a meddler who offers unwanted advice to others


Kibosh   Dico Tools
Stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"


Kichaga   Dico Tools
A Bantu language spoken by the Chaga people in northern Tanzania


Kichai   Dico Tools
A member of a Caddo people formerly living in north central Texas


Kick   Dico Tools
The act of delivering a blow with the foot; "he gave the ball a powerful kick"; "the team''s kicking was excellent"


Kick   Dico Tools
A rhythmic thrusting movement of the legs as in swimming or calisthenics; "the kick must be synchronized with the arm movements"; "the swimmer''s kicking left a wake behind him"


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Kick   Dico Tools
The sudden stimulation provided by strong drink (or certain drugs); "a sidecar is a smooth drink but it has a powerful kick"


Kick   Dico Tools
Informal terms for objecting; "I have a gripe about the service here"


Kick   Dico Tools
The backward jerk of a gun when it is fired


Kick   Dico Tools
The swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a great bang out of it"; "what a boot!"; "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin"; "he does it for kicks"


Kick   Dico Tools
Express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about"


Kick   Dico Tools
Make a goal; "He kicked the extra point after touchdown"


Kick   Dico Tools
Stop consuming; "kick a habit"


Kick   Dico Tools
Strike with the foot; "The boy kicked the dog"; "Kick the door down"


Kick   Dico Tools
Spring back, as from a forceful thrust; "The gun kicked back into my shoulder"


Kick   Dico Tools
Drive or propel with the foot


Kick   Dico Tools
Thrash about or strike out with the feet


Kick   Dico Tools
Kick a leg up


Kickapoo   Dico Tools
The Algonquian language of the Kickapoo people


Kickapoo   Dico Tools
A member of the Algonquian people formerly inhabiting southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois


Kickback   Dico Tools
A commercial bribe paid by a seller to a purchasing agent in order to induce the agent to enter into the transaction


Kicker   Dico Tools
A player who kicks the football


Kicking   Dico Tools
The act of delivering a blow with the foot; "he gave the ball a powerful kick"; "the team''s kicking was excellent"


Kicking   Dico Tools
A rhythmic thrusting movement of the legs as in swimming or calisthenics; "the kick must be synchronized with the arm movements"; "the swimmer''s kicking left a wake behind him"


Kickoff   Dico Tools
(football) a kick from the center of the field to start a football game or to resume it after a score


Kickoff   Dico Tools
A start given to contestants; "I was there with my parents at the kickoff"


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Kickoff   Dico Tools
The time at which something is supposed to begin; "they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"


Kickshaw   Dico Tools
Something considered choice to eat


Kicksorter   Dico Tools
Scientific instrument consisting of an electronic circuit that permits only voltage pulses of predetermined height to pass


Kick_about   Dico Tools
Be around; be alive or active; "Does the old man still kick around?"


Kick_around   Dico Tools
Discuss lightly; "We bandied around these difficult questions"


Kick_around   Dico Tools
Treat badly; abuse; "They won''t have me to kick around any more!"


Kick_around   Dico Tools
Be around; be alive or active; "Does the old man still kick around?"


Kick_back   Dico Tools
Spring back, as from a forceful thrust; "The gun kicked back into my shoulder"


Kick_back   Dico Tools
Pay a kickback; make an illegal payment


Kick_down   Dico Tools
Open violently; "kick in the doors"


Kick_downstairs   Dico Tools
Assign to a lower position; reduce in rank; "She was demoted because she always speaks up"; "He was broken down to Sargeant"


Kick_in   Dico Tools
Open violently; "kick in the doors"


Kick_in   Dico Tools
Contribute to some cause; "I gave at the office"


Kick_in   Dico Tools
Enter a particular state; "Laziness set in"; "After a few moments, the effects of the drug kicked in"


Kick_in_the_butt   Dico Tools
Punishment inflicted by kicking the victim in the behind


Kick_off   Dico Tools
Commence officially


Kick_one's_heels   Dico Tools
Wait or pass the time aimlessly or futilely; be kept waiting; "She kicked her heels for hours at the gate of the Embassy"


Kick_out   Dico Tools
Put out or expel from a place; "The child was expelled from the classroom"


Kick_out   Dico Tools
Remove from a position or office; "The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds"


Kick_out   Dico Tools
Force to leave or move out; "He was expelled from his native country"


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Kick_pleat   Dico Tools
Pleat in back of a straight skirt to allow ease in walking


Kick_start   Dico Tools
A starter (as on a motorcycle) that is activated with the foot and the weight of the body


Kick_starter   Dico Tools
A starter (as on a motorcycle) that is activated with the foot and the weight of the body


Kick_the_bucket   Dico Tools
Die; "The old man finally kicked the bucket"


Kick_turn   Dico Tools
A standing turn made in skiing; one ski is raised to the vertical and pivoted backward to become parallel with the other ski but headed in the opposite direction and then the other ski is aligned with the first


Kick_up   Dico Tools
Raising the feet backward with the hands on the ground; a first movement in doing a handstand


Kick_up   Dico Tools
Cause to rise by kicking; "kick up dust"


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


Kick_upstairs   Dico Tools
Give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"; "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"; "I got promoted after many years of hard work"


Kid   Dico Tools
Young goat


Kid   Dico Tools
A young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they''re just kids"; "`tiddler'' is a British term for youngsters"


Kid   Dico Tools
A human offspring (son or daughter) of any age; "they had three children"; "they were able to send their kids to college"


Kid   Dico Tools
English dramatist (1558-1594)


Kid   Dico Tools
Soft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat; "kid gloves"


Kid   Dico Tools
Tell false information to for fun; "Are you pulling my leg?"


Kid   Dico Tools
Be silly or tease one another; "After we relaxed, we just kidded around"


Kid-glove   Dico Tools
Showing skill and sensitivity in dealing with people; "by diplomatic conduct he avoided antagonizing anyone"; "a tactful way of correcting someone"; "the agency got the kid-glove treatment on Capitol Hill"


Kidd   Dico Tools
Scottish sea captain who was hired to protect British shipping in the Indian Ocean and then was accused of piracy and hanged (1645-1701)


Kiddie_porn   Dico Tools
The illegal use of children in pornographic pictures or films


Kiddy   Dico Tools
A young child


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Kiddy_porn   Dico Tools
The illegal use of children in pornographic pictures or films


Kidnap   Dico Tools
Take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom; "The industrialist''s son was kidnapped"


Kidnaped   Dico Tools
(of persons) seized and detained unlawfully, often for ransom; "the father restored the kidnapped (or abducted) child to the mother"


Kidnapped   Dico Tools
(of persons) seized and detained unlawfully, often for ransom; "the father restored the kidnapped (or abducted) child to the mother"


Kidnapper   Dico Tools
Someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)


Kidnapping   Dico Tools
(law) the unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment


Kidney   Dico Tools
Either of two bean-shaped excretory organs that filter wastes (especially urea) from the blood and excrete them and water in urine; urine passes out of the kidney through ureters to the bladder


Kidney-shaped   Dico Tools
Of a leaf or bean shape resembling the shape of kidney


Kidney_bean   Dico Tools
Large dark red bean; usually dried


Kidney_bean   Dico Tools
The common bean plant grown for the beans rather than the pods (especially a variety with large red kidney-shaped beans)


Kidney_begonia   Dico Tools
Rhizomatous begonia with roundish fleshy leaves reddish colored beneath


Kidney_disease   Dico Tools
A disease affecting the kidneys


Kidney_failure   Dico Tools
Inability of the kidneys to excrete wastes and to help maintain the electrolyte balance


Kidney_fern   Dico Tools
Large fern of New Zealand having kidney-shaped fronds


Kidney_pie   Dico Tools
Like steak and kidney pie but without steak


Kidney_stone   Dico Tools
A calculus formed in the kidney


Kidney_vetch   Dico Tools
Perennial Eurasian herb having heads of red or yellow flowers and common in meadows and pastures; formerly used medicinally for kidney disorders


Kidney_wort   Dico Tools
Widely spreading evergreen shrub of southwestern United States with flower heads in a leafy panicle


Kidskin   Dico Tools
Soft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat; "kid gloves"


Kid_glove   Dico Tools
A glove made of fine soft leather (as kidskin)


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Kierkegaard   Dico Tools
Danish philosopher who was the founder of existentialism (1813-1855)


Kieselguhr   Dico Tools
A light soil consisting of siliceous diatom remains and often used as a filtering material


Kieserite   Dico Tools
A white mineral consisting of hydrous magnesium sulfate often found in salt mines


Kieslowski   Dico Tools
Polish filmmaker who made ten films based on he ten commandments (1941-1996)


Kiev   Dico Tools
Capital and largest city of the Ukraine; a major manufacturing and transportation center


Kigali   Dico Tools
The national capital and largest city of Rwanda; located in central Rwanda


Kiggelaria   Dico Tools
Small genus of South African shrubs or small trees


Kiggelaria_africana   Dico Tools
Large much-branched shrub grown primarily for its evergreen foliage


Kike   Dico Tools
Offensive terms for a Jew


Kikladhes   Dico Tools
A group of over 200 islands in the southern Aegean


Kildeer   Dico Tools
American plover of inland waters and fields having a distinctive cry


Kilderkin   Dico Tools
An obsolete British unit of capacity equal to 18 Imperial gallons


Kiley   Dico Tools
An Australian boomerang; one side flat and the other convex


Kilimanjaro   Dico Tools
The highest peak in Africa; located in northeastern Tanzania; 19,340 feet high


Kiliwa   Dico Tools
The Yuman language spoken by the Kiliwa people


Kiliwa   Dico Tools
A member of a North American Indian people living in northern Baja California


Kiliwi   Dico Tools
The Yuman language spoken by the Kiliwa people


Kiliwi   Dico Tools
A member of a North American Indian people living in northern Baja California


Kill   Dico Tools
The destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile; "the pilot reported two kills during the mission"


Kill   Dico Tools
The act of terminating a life


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Kill   Dico Tools
End or extinguish by forceful means; "Stamp out poverty!"


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Destroy a vitally essential quality of or in; "Eating artichokes kills the taste of all other foods"


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Cause to cease operating; "kill the engine"


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Tire out completely; "The daily stress of her work is killing her"


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Mark for deletion, rub off, or erase; "kill these lines in the President''s speech"


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Drink down entirely; "He downed three martinis before dinner"; "She killed a bottle of brandy that night"; "They popped a few beer after work"


Kill   Dico Tools
Cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly; "This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank"; "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays"


Kill   Dico Tools
Cause the death of, without intention; "She was killed in the collision of three cars"


Kill   Dico Tools
Deprive of life; "AIDS has killed thousands in Africa"


Kill   Dico Tools
Hit with great force; "He killed the ball"


Kill   Dico Tools
Hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games; "She killed the ball"


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Overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration; "The comedian was so funny, he was killing me!"


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Be the source of great pain for; "These new shoes are killing me!"


Kill   Dico Tools
Thwart the passage of; "kill a motion"; "he shot down the student''s proposal"


Kill   Dico Tools
Be fatal; "cigarettes kill"; "drunken driving kills"


Killable   Dico Tools
Fit to kill, especially for food


Killarney_fern   Dico Tools
Large stout fern of extreme western Europe


Killdeer   Dico Tools
American plover of inland waters and fields having a distinctive cry


Killdeer_plover   Dico Tools
American plover of inland waters and fields having a distinctive cry


Killer   Dico Tools
Predatory black-and-white toothed whale with large dorsal fin; common in cold seas


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Killer   Dico Tools
A difficulty that is hard to deal with; "that exam was a real killer"


Killer   Dico Tools
Someone who causes the death of a person or animal


Killer   Dico Tools
The causal agent resulting in death; "heart disease is the biggest killer in the United States"


Killer_bee   Dico Tools
A strain of bees that originated in Brazil in the 1950s as a cross between an aggressive African bee and a honeybee; retains most of the traits of the African bee; now spread as far north as Texas


Killer_bee   Dico Tools
An investment banker who devises strategies to make a target company less attractive for takeover


Killer_cell   Dico Tools
T cell with CD8 receptor that recognizes antigens on the surface of a virus-infected cell and binds to the infected cell and kill it


Killer_T_cell   Dico Tools
T cell with CD8 receptor that recognizes antigens on the surface of a virus-infected cell and binds to the infected cell and kill it


Killer_whale   Dico Tools
Predatory black-and-white toothed whale with large dorsal fin; common in cold seas


Killifish   Dico Tools
Small mostly marine warm-water carp-like schooling fishes; used as bait or aquarium fishes or in mosquito control


Killing   Dico Tools
The act of terminating a life


Killing   Dico Tools
An event that causes someone to die


Killing   Dico Tools
A very large profit


Killing   Dico Tools
Very funny; "a killing joke"; "sidesplitting antics"


Killingly   Dico Tools
In a very humorous manner


Killing_field   Dico Tools
(usually plural) an area where many people have died (usually by massacre or genocide during war or violent civil disturbance)


Killing_zone   Dico Tools
An area where a battle has occurred with many fatalities


Killjoy   Dico Tools
Someone who spoils the pleasure of others


Kill_off   Dico Tools
Kill en masse; kill on a large scale; kill many; "Hitler wanted to exterminate the Jews, Gypsies, Communists, and homosexuals of Europe"


Kill_oneself   Dico Tools
Strain oneself more than is healthy


Kill_zone   Dico Tools
An area where a battle has occurred with many fatalities


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Kiln   Dico Tools
A large oven for firing or burning or drying such things as porcelain or bricks


Kilo   Dico Tools
One thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d''Unites; "a kilogram is approximately 2.2 pounds"


Kilobyte   Dico Tools
A unit of information equal to one thousand (1024) bytes


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


Kilocycle   Dico Tools
One thousand periods per second


Kilocycle_per_second   Dico Tools
One thousand periods per second


Kilogram   Dico Tools
One thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d''Unites; "a kilogram is approximately 2.2 pounds"


Kilogram-meter   Dico Tools
A unit of work equal to the work done by a one kilogram force operating through a distance of one meter


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


Kilohertz   Dico Tools
One thousand periods per second


Kiloliter   Dico Tools
A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 1000 liters


Kilolitre   Dico Tools
A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 1000 liters


Kilometer   Dico Tools
A metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles)


Kilometers_per_hour   Dico Tools
The ratio of the distance traveled (in kilometers) to the time spent traveling (in hours)


Kilometre   Dico Tools
A metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles)


Kilometres_per_hour   Dico Tools
The ratio of the distance traveled (in kilometers) to the time spent traveling (in hours)


Kiloton   Dico Tools
A measure of explosive power (of an atomic weapon) equal to that of 1000 tons of TNT


Kiloton   Dico Tools
One thousand tons


Kilovolt   Dico Tools
A unit of potential equal to a thousand volts


Kilovolt-ampere   Dico Tools
A unit of electrical power equal to 1000 volt-amperes


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Kilowatt   Dico Tools
A unit of power equal to 1000 watts


Kilowatt_hour   Dico Tools
A unit of energy equal to the work done by a power of 1000 watts operating for one hour


Kilroy   Dico Tools
A nonexistent person popularized by American servicemen during World War II; "Kilroy was here"


Kilt   Dico Tools
A knee-length pleated tartan skirt worn by men in the Highlands of northern Scotland


Kilter   Dico Tools
In working order; "out of kilter"; "in good kilter"


Kimberley   Dico Tools
City in central South Africa; center for diamond mining and diamond marketing


Kimberlite   Dico Tools
A rare type of peridotite that sometimes contains diamonds; found in South Africa and Siberia


Kimono   Dico Tools
A loose robe; imitated from robes originally worn by Japanese


Kin   Dico Tools
Group of people related by blood or marriage


Kin   Dico Tools
A person having kinship with another or others; "he''s kin"; "he''s family"


Kin(p)   Dico Tools
Related by blood


Kina   Dico Tools
The basic unit of money in Papua New Guinea


Kinaesthesia   Dico Tools
The ability to feel movements of the limbs and body


Kinaesthesia   Dico Tools
The perception of body position and movement and muscular tensions etc


Kinaesthesis   Dico Tools
The ability to feel movements of the limbs and body


Kinaesthetic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to kinesthesis


Kinaesthetically   Dico Tools
In a kinesthetic manner; by means of kinesthesia; "he can perceive shapes kinesthetically"


Kinanesthesia   Dico Tools
Inability to sense movement


Kinase   Dico Tools
An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of a proenzyme to an active enzyme


Kinchinjunga   Dico Tools
A mountain the Himalayas on the border between Nepal and Tibet (28,146 feet high)


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Kind   Dico Tools
A category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?"


Kind   Dico Tools
Generously responsive; "good-hearted but inept efforts to help"; "take a kindly interest"; "a kindly gentleman"; "an openhearted gift to charity"


Kind   Dico Tools
Conducive to comfort; beneficial; "the genial sunshine"; "a kind climate"; "hot summer pavements are anything but kind to the feet"


Kind   Dico Tools
Showing consideration and anticipation of needs; "it was thoughtful of you to bring flowers"; "a neighbor showed thoughtful attention"


Kind   Dico Tools
Tolerant and forgiving under provocation; "our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke"


Kind   Dico Tools
Liberal; "kind words of praise"


Kind   Dico Tools
Helpful to other people; "helping an old lady with her bundles was his kind deed for the day"


Kind   Dico Tools
Agreeable; "a dry climate kind to asthmatics"


Kind   Dico Tools
Characterized by mercy, and compassion; "compassionate toward disadvantaged people"; "kind to animals"; "a humane judge"


Kind   Dico Tools
Having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior; "kind to sick patients"; "a kind master"; "kind words showing understanding and sympathy"; "thanked her for her kind letter"


Kind   Dico Tools
Expressing sympathy


Kinda   Dico Tools
To some (great or small) extent; "it was rather cold"; "the party was rather nice"; "the knife is rather dull"; "I rather regret that I cannot attend"; "He''s rather good at playing the cello"; "he is kind of shy"


Kindergarten   Dico Tools
A preschool for children age 4 to 6 to prepare them for primary school


Kindhearted   Dico Tools
Having or proceeding from an innately kind disposition; "a generous and kindhearted teacher"


Kindheartedness   Dico Tools
Sympathy arising from a kind heart


Kindle   Dico Tools
Call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"


Kindle   Dico Tools
Cause to start burning; "The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds"


Kindle   Dico Tools
Catch fire; "The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles"


Kindled   Dico Tools
Set afire; "the ignited paper"; "a kindled fire"


Kindliness   Dico Tools
Friendliness evidence by a kindly and helpful disposition


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Kindling   Dico Tools
The act of setting on fire or catching fire


Kindling   Dico Tools
Material for starting a fire


Kindly   Dico Tools
Generously responsive; "good-hearted but inept efforts to help"; "take a kindly interest"; "a kindly gentleman"; "an openhearted gift to charity"


Kindly   Dico Tools
Pleasant and agreeable; "a kindly climate"; "kindly breeze"


Kindly   Dico Tools
Showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity; "was charitable in his opinions of others"; "kindly criticism"; "a kindly act"; "sympathetic words"; "a large-hearted mentor"


Kindly   Dico Tools
In a kind manner or out of kindness; "He spoke kindly to the boy"; "she kindly overlooked the mistake"


Kindness   Dico Tools
A kind act


Kindness   Dico Tools
Tendency to be kind and forgiving


Kindness   Dico Tools
The quality of being warm-hearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic


Kindred   Dico Tools
Group of people related by blood or marriage


Kindred   Dico Tools
Related by blood or marriage; "kindred clans"


Kindred   Dico Tools
Similar or related in quality or character; "a feeling akin to terror"; "kindred souls"; "the amateur is closely related to the collector"


Kind_of   Dico Tools
To some (great or small) extent; "it was rather cold"; "the party was rather nice"; "the knife is rather dull"; "I rather regret that I cannot attend"; "He''s rather good at playing the cello"; "he is kind of shy"


Kine   Dico Tools
Domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age; "so many head of cattle"; "wait till the cows come home"; "seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible; "a team of oxen"


Kinematics   Dico Tools
The branch of mechanics concerned with motion without reference to force or mass


Kinescope   Dico Tools
A cathode-ray tube in a television receiver; translates the received signal into a picture on a luminescent screen


Kinesiology   Dico Tools
The branch of physiology that studies the mechanics and anatomy in relation to human movement


Kinesis   Dico Tools
A movement that is a response to a stimulus but is not oriented with respect to the source of stimulation


Kinesthesia   Dico Tools
The ability to feel movements of the limbs and body


Kinesthesia   Dico Tools
The perception of body position and movement and muscular tensions etc


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Kinesthesis   Dico Tools
The ability to feel movements of the limbs and body


Kinesthetic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to kinesthesis


Kinesthetically   Dico Tools
In a kinesthetic manner; by means of kinesthesia; "he can perceive shapes kinesthetically"


Kinesthetics   Dico Tools
The ability to feel movements of the limbs and body


Kinetic   Dico Tools
Supplying motive force; "the complex civilization of which Rome was the kinetic center"- H.O.Taylor


Kinetic   Dico Tools
Characterized by motion; "modern dance has been called kinetic pantomime"


Kinetic   Dico Tools
Relating to the motion of material bodies and the forces associated therewith; "kinetic energy"


Kinetics   Dico Tools
The branch of mechanics concerned with the forces that cause motions of bodies


Kinetic_energy   Dico Tools
The mechanical energy that a body has by virtue of its motion


Kinetic_theory   Dico Tools
(physics) a theory that gases consist of small particles in random motion


Kinetic_theory_of_gases   Dico Tools
(physics) a theory that gases consist of small particles in random motion


Kinetic_theory_of_heat   Dico Tools
A theory that the temperature of a body increases when kinetic energy increases


Kinetochore   Dico Tools
A specialized condensed region of each chromosome that appears during mitosis where the chromatids are held together to form an X shape; "the centromere is difficult to sequence"


Kinetoscope   Dico Tools
A device invented by Edison that gave an impression of movement as an endless loop of film moved continuously over a light source with a rapid shutter; precursor of the modern motion picture


Kinetosis   Dico Tools
The state of being dizzy or nauseated because of the motions that occur while traveling in or on a moving vehicle


Kinfolk   Dico Tools
People descended from a common ancestor; "his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"


King   Dico Tools
(chess) the weakest but the most important piece


King   Dico Tools
One of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture of a king


King   Dico Tools
A checker that has been moved to the opponent''s first row where it is promoted to a piece that is free to move either forward or backward


King   Dico Tools
A very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron"


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King   Dico Tools
A male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom


King   Dico Tools
A competitor who holds a preeminent position


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United States charismatic civil rights leader and Baptist minister who campaigned against the segregation of Blacks (1929-1968)


King   Dico Tools
United States guitar player and singer of the blues (born in 1925)


King   Dico Tools
United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)


King   Dico Tools
Preeminence in a particular category or group or field; "the lion is the king of beasts"


King's_Counsel   Dico Tools
Counsel to the Crown when the British monarch is a king


King's_English   Dico Tools
Standard English as spoken in southern England


King's_evil   Dico Tools
A form of tuberculosis characterized by swellings of the lymphatic glands


King's_ransom   Dico Tools
A very large treasure


King's_spear   Dico Tools
Asphodel with leafy stem and fragrant yellow flowers


King-size   Dico Tools
Extra large; "a king-size bed"


King-sized   Dico Tools
Extra large; "a king-size bed"


Kingbird   Dico Tools
Large American flycatcher


Kingbolt   Dico Tools
Bolt that provides a steering joint in a motor vehicle


Kingcup   Dico Tools
Any of various plants of the genus Ranunculus


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


Kingdom   Dico Tools
A basic group of natural objects


Kingdom   Dico Tools
One of seven biological categories: Monera or Protoctista or Plantae or Fungi or Animalia


Kingdom   Dico Tools
A monarchy with a king or queen as head of state


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Kingdom   Dico Tools
The domain ruled by a king or queen


Kingdom   Dico Tools
A country with a king as head of state


Kingdom   Dico Tools
A domain in which something is dominant; "the untroubled kingdom of reason"; "a land of make-believe"; "the rise of the realm of cotton in the south"


Kingdom_Animalia   Dico Tools
Taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals


Kingdom_come   Dico Tools
The end of time; "you can wet the bed till kingdom come, for all I care"


Kingdom_come   Dico Tools
The next world; "he nearly blew us to kingdom come"


Kingdom_Fungi   Dico Tools
The taxonomic kingdom of lower plants


Kingdom_Monera   Dico Tools
Prokaryotic bacteria and blue-green algae and various primitive pathogens; because of lack of consensus on how to divide the organisms into phyla informal names are used for the major divisions


Kingdom_of_Belgium   Dico Tools
A monarchy in northwestern Europe; headquarters for the European Union and for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization


Kingdom_of_Bhutan   Dico Tools
A landlocked principality in the Himalayas northeast of India


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


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


Kingdom_of_God   Dico Tools
The domain over which God is spiritually sovereign


Kingdom_of_Lesotho   Dico Tools
A landlocked constitutional monarchy in southern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1966


Kingdom_of_Morocco   Dico Tools
A kingdom (constitutional monarchy) in northwestern Africa with a largely Muslim population; achieved independence from France in 1956


Kingdom_of_Nepal   Dico Tools
A small landlocked Asian country high in the Himalayas between India and China


Kingdom_of_Norway   Dico Tools
A constitutional monarchy in northern Europe on the western side of the Scandinavian Peninsula; achieved independence from Sweden in 1905


Kingdom_of_Saudi_Arabia   Dico Tools
An absolute monarchy occupying most of the Arabian Peninsula in southwest Asia; vast oil reserves dominate the economy


Kingdom_of_Spain   Dico Tools
A parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power


Kingdom_of_Swaziland   Dico Tools
A landlocked monarchy in southeastern Africa; member of the Commonwealth that achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1968


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Kingdom_of_Sweden   Dico Tools
A Scandinavian kingdom in the eastern part of the Scandinavian Peninsula


Kingdom_of_Thailand   Dico Tools
A country of southeastern Asia that extends southward along the Isthmus of Kra to the Malay peninsula; "Thailand is the official name of the former Siam"


Kingdom_of_The_Netherlands   Dico Tools
A constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; achieved independence from Spain in 1579; half the country lies below sea level


Kingdom_of_Tonga   Dico Tools
A monarchy on a Polynesian archipelago in the South Pacific; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1970


Kingdom_Plantae   Dico Tools
The taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct plants


Kingdom_Protoctista   Dico Tools
In most modern classifications, replacement for the Protista; includes: Protozoa; Euglenophyta; Chlorophyta; Cryptophyta; Heterokontophyta; Rhodophyta; unicellular protists and their descendant multicellular organisms: regarded as distinct from plants and


Kingfish   Dico Tools
Large game fish of Australia and New Zealand


Kingfish   Dico Tools
Any of several food and game fishes of the drum family indigenous to warm Atlantic waters of the North American coast


Kingfish   Dico Tools
Small silvery marine food fish found off California


Kingfish   Dico Tools
Large edible mackerel of temperate United States coastal Atlantic waters


Kingfish   Dico Tools
The lean flesh of any of several fish caught off the Atlantic coast of the United States


Kingfisher   Dico Tools
Nonpasserine large-headed bird with a short tail and long sharp bill; usually crested and bright-colored; feed mostly on fish


Kingfisher_daisy   Dico Tools
Softly hairy South African herb having flowers with bright blue rays


Kinglet   Dico Tools
Small birds resembling warblers but having some of the habits of titmice


Kinglike   Dico Tools
Having the rank of or resembling or befitting a king; "symbolizing kingly power"; "the murder of his kingly guest"


Kingly   Dico Tools
Having the rank of or resembling or befitting a king; "symbolizing kingly power"; "the murder of his kingly guest"


Kingmaker   Dico Tools
An important person who can bring leaders to power through the exercise of political influence; "the Earl of Warwick was the first kingmaker"


Kingpin   Dico Tools
The front bowling pin in the triangular arrangement of ten pins


Kingpin   Dico Tools
Bolt that provides a steering joint in a motor vehicle


Kingpin   Dico Tools
The most important person in a group or undertaking


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Kingship   Dico Tools
The dignity or rank or position of a king


Kingsnake   Dico Tools
Any of numerous nonvenomous North American constrictors; feed on other snakes and small mammals


Kingston   Dico Tools
Capital and largest city of Jamaica


Kingston   Dico Tools
A town in southeast Ontario on Lake Ontario near the head of the Saint Lawrence River


Kingston   Dico Tools
A town on the Hudson River in New York


Kingston-upon_Hull   Dico Tools
A large fishing port in northeastern England


Kingstown   Dico Tools
The capital of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; on Saint Vincent


Kings_Canyon_National_Park   Dico Tools
A national park in California that has giant sequoia trees and alpine lakes and glaciers


Kingwood   Dico Tools
Brazilian tree yielding a handsome cabinet wood


Kingwood   Dico Tools
Handsome violet-streaked wood of the kingwood tree; used especially in cabinetwork


Kingwood_tree   Dico Tools
Brazilian tree yielding a handsome cabinet wood


King_Arthur   Dico Tools
A legendary king of the Britons (possibly based on a historical figure in the 6th century but the story has been retold too many times to be sure); said to have led the Knights of the Round Table at Camelot


King_Arthur's_Round_Table   Dico Tools
The legendary circular table for King Arthur and his knights


King_begonia   Dico Tools
Any of numerous usually rhizomatous hybrid begonias derived from an East Indian plant having rough-textured leaves patterned in silver and bronze and purple and red-brown with inconspicuous flowers


King_Camp_Gilette   Dico Tools
United States inventor and manufacturer who developed the safety razor (1855-1932)


King_Charles_spaniel   Dico Tools
A toy English spaniel with a black-and-tan coat; named after Charles II who popularized it


King_cobra   Dico Tools
Large cobra of southeastern Asia and the East Indies; the largest venomous snake; sometimes placed in genus Naja


King_crab   Dico Tools
Large marine arthropod of the Atlantic coast of North America having a domed carapace that is shaped like a horseshoe and a stiff pointed tail; a living fossil related to the wood louse


King_crab   Dico Tools
Large edible crab of northern Pacific waters especially along the coasts of Alaska and Japan


King_crab   Dico Tools
Large European spider crab


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King_crab   Dico Tools
Meat of large cold-water crab; mainly leg meat


King_devil   Dico Tools
European hawkweed introduced into northeastern United States; locally troublesome weeds


King_fern   Dico Tools
Large deeply rooted fern of worldwide distribution with upright bipinnate compound tufted fronds


King_fern   Dico Tools
Fern of rain forests of tropical Australia and New Zealand and South Africa


King_Harold_I   Dico Tools
Illegitimate son of Canute who seized the throne of England in 1037 (died in 1040)


King_Harold_II   Dico Tools
King of England who succeeded Edward the Confessor in 1066 and was the last of the Anglo-Saxon monarchs; he was killed fighting the invasion by William the Conqueror (1045-1066)


King_Hussein   Dico Tools
King of Jordan credited with creating stability at home and seeking peace with Israel (1935-1999)


King_James_Bible   Dico Tools
An English translation of the Bible published in 1611


King_James_Version   Dico Tools
An English translation of the Bible published in 1611


King_John   Dico Tools
Youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)


King_Lear   Dico Tools
The hero of William Shakespeare''s tragedy who was betrayed and mistreated by two of his scheming daughters


King_mackerel   Dico Tools
Large mackerel with long pointed snout; important food and game fish of the eastern Atlantic coast southward to Brazil


King_nut   Dico Tools
Hickory of the eastern United States resembling the shagbark but having a much larger nut


King_nut_hickory   Dico Tools
Hickory of the eastern United States resembling the shagbark but having a much larger nut


King_Oedipus   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) a tragic king of Thebes who unknowingly killed his father Laius and married his mother Jocasta; the subject of the drama `Oedipus Rex'' by Sophocles


King_of_beasts   Dico Tools
Large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male


King_of_England   Dico Tools
The sovereign ruler of England


King_of_France   Dico Tools
The sovereign ruler of France


King_of_Great_Britain   Dico Tools
The sovereign ruler of England


King_of_the_herring   Dico Tools
Thin deep-water tropical fish 20 to 30 feet long having a red dorsal fin


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King_Oliver   Dico Tools