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An alphabetical listing of General terms and items.

 
M   Dico Tools
Concentration measured by the number of moles of solute per liter of solvent


M   Dico Tools
The 13th letter of the Roman alphabet


M   Dico Tools
The basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d''Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)


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


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


M-1   Dico Tools
A semiautomatic rifle


M-1_rifle   Dico Tools
A semiautomatic rifle


M.M.   Dico Tools
The pace of music measured by the number of beats occurring in 60 seconds


M._J._Schleiden   Dico Tools
German physiologist and histologist who in 1838 formulated the cell theory (1804-1881)


M1   Dico Tools
A measure of the money supply; includes currency in circulation plus demand deposits or checking account balances


M2   Dico Tools
A measure of the money supply; M1 plus net time deposits (other than large certificates of deposit)


M3   Dico Tools
A measure of the money supply; M2 plus deposits at institutions that are not banks (such as savings and loan associations)


MA   Dico Tools
A master''s degree in arts and sciences


MA   Dico Tools
A state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies


Ma   Dico Tools
Informal terms for a mother


MA   Dico Tools
One thousandth of an ampere


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


Maalox   Dico Tools
An antacid


Maar   Dico Tools
A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion; often filled with water


Maarianhamina   Dico Tools
A town that is the chief port of the Aland islands


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Mac   Dico Tools
A waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric


Macabre   Dico Tools
Shockingly repellent; inspiring horror; "ghastly wounds"; "the grim aftermath of the bombing"; "the grim task of burying the victims"; "a grisly murder"; "gruesome evidence of human sacrifice"; "macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages"; "macabr


Macaca   Dico Tools
Macaques; rhesus monkeys


Macaca_irus   Dico Tools
Monkey of southeast Asia, Borneo and the Philippines


Macaca_mulatta   Dico Tools
Of southern Asia; used in medical research


Macaca_radiata   Dico Tools
Indian macaque with a bonnet-like tuft of hair


Macaca_sylvana   Dico Tools
Tailless macaque of rocky cliffs and forests of northwestern Africa and Gibraltar


Macadam   Dico Tools
A paved surface having compressed layers of broken rocks held together with tar


Macadam   Dico Tools
Broken stone used in macadamized roadways


Macadamia   Dico Tools
Any tree of the genus Macadamia


Macadamia_integrifolia   Dico Tools
Medium-sized tree of eastern Australia having creamy-white flowers


Macadamia_nut   Dico Tools
Nutlike seed with sweet and crisp white meat


Macadamia_nut   Dico Tools
Small Australian tree with racemes of pink flowers; widely cultivated (especially in Hawaii) for its sweet edible nuts


Macadamia_nut_tree   Dico Tools
Small Australian tree with racemes of pink flowers; widely cultivated (especially in Hawaii) for its sweet edible nuts


Macadamia_ternifolia   Dico Tools
Small Australian tree with racemes of pink flowers; widely cultivated (especially in Hawaii) for its sweet edible nuts


Macadamia_tetraphylla   Dico Tools
Bushy tree with pink to purple flowers


Macadamia_tree   Dico Tools
Any tree of the genus Macadamia


Macadamise   Dico Tools
Surface with macadam; "macadam the road"


Macadamize   Dico Tools
Surface with macadam; "macadam the road"


Macamba   Dico Tools
Tropical American feather palm having a swollen spiny trunk and edible nuts


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Macao   Dico Tools
A Portuguese province on the south coast of China and two islands in the South China Sea; reverts to China in 1999


Macao_monetary_unit   Dico Tools
Monetary unit in Macao


Macaque   Dico Tools
Short-tailed monkey of rocky regions of Asia and Africa


Macaroni   Dico Tools
Pasta in the form of slender tubes


Macaroni   Dico Tools
A British dandy in the 18th century who affected Continental mannerisms; "Yankee Doodle stuck a feather in his cap and called it macaroni"


Macaronic   Dico Tools
Of or containing a mixture of Latin words and vernacular words jumbled together; "macaronic verse"


Macaroni_and_cheese   Dico Tools
Macaroni in a cheese sauce


Macaroni_salad   Dico Tools
Having macaroni as the base


Macaroni_wheat   Dico Tools
Wheat with hard dark-colored kernels high in gluten and used for bread and pasta; grown especially in southern Russia, North Africa, and northern central North America


Macaroon   Dico Tools
Chewy drop cookie usually containing almond paste


MacArthur   Dico Tools
United States general who served as chief of staff and commanded Allied forces in the South Pacific during World War II; he accepted the surrender of Japan (1880-1964)


Macau   Dico Tools
A Portuguese province on the south coast of China and two islands in the South China Sea; reverts to China in 1999


Macaulay   Dico Tools
English historian noted for his history of England (1800-1859)


Macaw   Dico Tools
Long-tailed brilliantly colored parrot of Central America and South America; among the largest and showiest of parrots


Macbeth   Dico Tools
King of Scotland (died in 1057)


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


Mace   Dico Tools
A ceremonial staff carried as a symbol of office or authority


Mace   Dico Tools
Spice made from the dried fleshy covering of the nutmeg seed


Mace   Dico Tools
An official who carries a mace of office


Mace   Dico Tools
(trademark) a liquid that temporarily disables a person; prepared as an aerosol and sprayed in the face, it irritates the eyes and causes dizziness and immobilization


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Macebearer   Dico Tools
An official who carries a mace of office


Macedoine   Dico Tools
Mixed diced fruits or vegetables; hot or cold


Macedon   Dico Tools
The ancient kingdom of Philip II and Alexander the Great in the southeastern Balkans that is now divided among modern Macedonia and Greece and Bulgaria


Macedonia   Dico Tools
The ancient kingdom of Philip II and Alexander the Great in the southeastern Balkans that is now divided among modern Macedonia and Greece and Bulgaria


Macedonia   Dico Tools
Landlocked republic on the Balkan Peninsula; achieved independence from Yugoslavia in 1991


Macedonian   Dico Tools
The Slavic language of modern Macedonia


Macedonian   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Macedon


Macedonian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Macedonia or its inhabitants; "Macedonian hills"


Macedonian_War   Dico Tools
One the four wars between Macedonia and Rome in thye 3rd and 2nd centuries BC, which ended in the defeat of Macedonia and its annexation as a Roman province


Macer   Dico Tools
An official who carries a mace of office


Macerate   Dico Tools
Cause to grow thin or weak; "The treatment emaciated him"


Macerate   Dico Tools
Soften, usually by steeping in liquid, and cause to disintegrate as a result; "macerate peaches"; "the gizzards macerates the food in the digestive system"


Macerate   Dico Tools
Become soft or separate and disintegrate as a result of excessive soaking; "the tissue macerated in the water"


Macerate   Dico Tools
Separate into constituents by soaking


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


Maceration   Dico Tools
Softening due to soaking or steeping


Macerative   Dico Tools
Accompanied by or characterized by maceration; "macerative degeneration of the liver"


MacGregor   Dico Tools
Scottish clan leader and outlaw who was the subject of a 1817 novel by Sir Walter Scott (1671-1734)


Mach   Dico Tools
Austrian physicist and philosopher who introduced the Mach number and who founded logical positivism (1838-1916)


Machaeranthera   Dico Tools
Wildflowers of western North America


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Machaeranthera_bigelovii   Dico Tools
Wild aster having leafy stems and flower heads with narrow bright reddish-lavender or purple rays; western Colorado to Arizona


Machaeranthera_tanacetifolia   Dico Tools
Wild aster with fernlike leaves and flower heads with very narrow bright purple rays; Alberta to Texas and Mexico


Machaeranthera_tortifoloia   Dico Tools
Wild aster having grayish leafy stems and flower heads with narrow pale lavender or violet rayes; of rocky desert slopes California to Arizona and Utah


Machete   Dico Tools
A large heavy knife used in Central and South America as a weapon or for cutting vegetation


Machiavelli   Dico Tools
A statesman of Florence who advocated a strong central government (1469-1527)


Machiavellian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Machiavelli or the principles of conduct he recommended; "Machiavellian thinking"


Machiavellianism   Dico Tools
The political doctrine of Machiavelli: any means (however unscrupulous) can be used by a ruler in order to create and maintain his autocratic government


Machicolate   Dico Tools
Supply with projecting galleries; "machicolate the castle walls"


Machicolation   Dico Tools
A projecting parapet supported by corbels on a medieval castle; has openings through which stones or boiling water could be dropped on an enemy


Machilid   Dico Tools
Wingless insect living in dark moist places as under dead tree trunks; they make erratic leaps when disturbed


Machilidae   Dico Tools
Jumping bristletails


Machinate   Dico Tools
Engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together; "They conspired to overthrow the government"


Machinate   Dico Tools
Arrange by systematic planning and united effort; "machinate a plot"; "organize a strike"; "devise a plan to take over the director''s office"


Machination   Dico Tools
A crafty and involved plot to achieve your (usually sinister) ends


Machinator   Dico Tools
A member of a conspiracy


Machine   Dico Tools
4-wheeled motor vehicle; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"


Machine   Dico Tools
Any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks


Machine   Dico Tools
A device for overcoming resistance at one point by applying force at some other point


Machine   Dico Tools
A group that controls the activities of a political party; "he was endorsed by the Democratic machine"


Machine   Dico Tools
An intricate organization that accomplishes its goals efficiently; "the war machine"


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Machine   Dico Tools
An efficient person; "the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine"


Machine   Dico Tools
Make by machinery; "The Americans were machining while others still hand-made cars"


Machine   Dico Tools
Turn, shape, mold, or otherwise finish by machinery


Machine-accessible   Dico Tools
Stored in, controlled by, or in direct communication with a central computer


Machine-controlled   Dico Tools
Operated by automation; "an automated stoker"


Machine-displayable_text   Dico Tools
Electronic text that is stored and used in the form of a digital image


Machine-driven   Dico Tools
Operated by automation; "an automated stoker"


Machine-made   Dico Tools
Made by machine


Machine-oriented_language   Dico Tools
A programming language designed for use on a specific class of computers


Machine-readable_text   Dico Tools
Electronic text that is stored as strings of characters and that can be displayed in a variety of formats


Machine-wash   Dico Tools
Wash by machine; "Can these shirts be machine-washed?"


Machinelike   Dico Tools
Like the unthinking functioning of a machine; "an automatic `thank you''"; "machinelike efficiency"


Machinery   Dico Tools
Machines or machine systems collectively


Machinery   Dico Tools
A system of means and activities whereby a social institution functions; "the complex machinery of negotiation"; "the machinery of command labored and brought forth an order"


Machine_bolt   Dico Tools
A bolt with a square or hexagonal head on one end and a threaded shaft on the other end; tightened with a wrench; used to connect metal parts


Machine_code   Dico Tools
A set of instructions coded so that the computer can use it directly without further translation


Machine_gun   Dico Tools
A rapidly firing automatic gun (often mounted)


Machine_gun   Dico Tools
Shoot with a machine gun


Machine_gunner   Dico Tools
A serviceman in the artillery


Machine_language   Dico Tools
A set of instructions coded so that the computer can use it directly without further translation


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Machine_language   Dico Tools
A programming language designed for use on a specific class of computers


Machine_operation   Dico Tools
An elementary operation that a computer is designed and built to perform


Machine_pistol   Dico Tools
A fully automatic pistol; a small submachine gun


Machine_politician   Dico Tools
A politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends


Machine_readable   Dico Tools
Suitable for feeding directly into a computer


Machine_readable_dictionary   Dico Tools
A machine-readable version of a standard dictionary; organized alphabetically


Machine_rifle   Dico Tools
Light machine gun


Machine_screw   Dico Tools
A screw used either with a nut or with a tapped hole; slotted head can be driven by a screwdriver


Machine_shop   Dico Tools
Workshop where metal is cut and shaped etc., by machine tools


Machine_stitch   Dico Tools
Made by a sewing machine using two threads


Machine_tool   Dico Tools
A powered machine for cutting or shaping or finishing metals or other materials


Machine_translation   Dico Tools
The use of computers to translate from one language to another


Machine_wash   Dico Tools
Wash by machine; "Can these shirts be machine-washed?"


Machinist   Dico Tools
A craftsman skilled in operating machine tools


Machinist's_vise   Dico Tools
A vise with two parallel iron jaws and a wide opening below


Machismo   Dico Tools
Exaggerated masculinity


Machmeter   Dico Tools
Speedometer for measuring the speed of an aircraft relative to the speed of sound


Macho   Dico Tools
Used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner


Macho-man   Dico Tools
A man who is virile and sexually active


Machupo_virus   Dico Tools
The RNA virus that causes Bolivian hemorrhagic fever; carried by rats and mice


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Mach_number   Dico Tools
The ratio of the speed of a moving body to the speed of sound


Macintosh   Dico Tools
A waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric


Macintosh   Dico Tools
A lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabric


Mack   Dico Tools
A waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric


Mackenzie   Dico Tools
A Canadian river; flows into the Beaufort Sea


Mackenzie   Dico Tools
Canadian explorer (born in England) who explored the Mackenzie River and who was first to cross North American by land north of Mexico (1764-1820)


Mackenzie_River   Dico Tools
A Canadian river; flows into the Beaufort Sea


Mackerel   Dico Tools
Any of various fishes of the family Scombridae


Mackerel   Dico Tools
Flesh of very important usually small (to 18 in) fatty Atlantic fish


Mackerel_scad   Dico Tools
Small silvery fish; Nova Scotia to Brazil


Mackerel_shad   Dico Tools
Small silvery fish; Nova Scotia to Brazil


Mackerel_shark   Dico Tools
Fierce pelagic and oceanic sharks


Mackerel_sky   Dico Tools
A sky filled with rows of cirrocumulus or small altocumulus clouds


Mackinac_Bridge   Dico Tools
A suspension bridge across the channel between the lower and upper peninsulas of Michigan


Mackinaw   Dico Tools
A heavy woolen cloth heavily napped and felted, often with a plaid design


Mackinaw   Dico Tools
A flat-bottomed boat used on upper Great Lakes


Mackinaw   Dico Tools
A thick plaid blanket formerly used in the northwestern United States


Mackinaw   Dico Tools
A short plaid coat made of made of thick woolen material


Mackinaw_blanket   Dico Tools
A thick plaid blanket formerly used in the northwestern United States


Mackinaw_boat   Dico Tools
A flat-bottomed boat used on upper Great Lakes


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Mackinaw_coat   Dico Tools
A short plaid coat made of made of thick woolen material


Mackintosh   Dico Tools
A waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric


Mackintosh   Dico Tools
A lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabric


Mackle   Dico Tools
A printed impression that is blurred or doubled


Mack_Sennett   Dico Tools
United States filmmaker (born in Canada) noted for slapstick movies (1880-1960)


Macleaya   Dico Tools
A perennial herb of eastern Asia: plume poppy


Macleaya_cordata   Dico Tools
Herb of China and Japan widely cultivated for its plumelike panicles of creamy white flowers


MacLeish   Dico Tools
United States poet (1892-1982)


Macleod   Dico Tools
Scottish physiologist who directed the research by F. G. Banting and C. H. Best that led to the discovery of insulin (1876-1935)


Maclura   Dico Tools
Yellowwood trees or shrubs


Maclura_pomifera   Dico Tools
Small shrubby deciduous yellowwood tree of south central United States having spines, glossy dark green leaves and an inedible fruit that resembles an orange; its hard orange-colored wood used for bows by native Americans; frequently planted as boundary h


Macon   Dico Tools
Fine Burgundy wine usually white and dry


Macon   Dico Tools
A city in central Georgia southeast of Atlanta


Maconnais   Dico Tools
Fine Burgundy wine usually white and dry


Macoun   Dico Tools
Similar to McIntosh; juicy and late-ripening


Macowanites   Dico Tools
A stout-stemmed genus of fungus belonging to the family Secotiaceae having fruiting bodies that never expand completely


Macowanites_americanus   Dico Tools
A small fungus with a fragile cap that cracks to expose the white context and a white stalk that is practically enclosed by the cap


Macrame   Dico Tools
A coarse lace; made by weaving and knotting cords


Macrame   Dico Tools
Make knotted patterns; "macrame a plant holder"


Macrencephalic   Dico Tools
Having a large brain case


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Macrencephalous   Dico Tools
Having a large brain case


Macrencephaly   Dico Tools
An abnormally large braincase


Macro   Dico Tools
A single computer instruction that results in a series of instructions in machine language


Macro   Dico Tools
Very large in scale or scope or capability; "`macro'' in the word `macroscopic'' is a combining form"


Macrobiotic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the theory or practice of macrobiotics; "macrobiotic diet"


Macrobiotics   Dico Tools
The theory of promoting health and longevity by means of diet (especially whole beans and grains)


Macrobiotic_diet   Dico Tools
A diet consisting chiefly of beans and whole grains


Macrocephalic   Dico Tools
Having an exceptionally large head and brain


Macrocephalon   Dico Tools
Maleos


Macrocephalon_maleo   Dico Tools
Celebes megapode that lays eggs in holes in sandy beaches


Macrocephalous   Dico Tools
Having an exceptionally large head and brain


Macrocephaly   Dico Tools
An abnormally large head; differs from hydrocephalus because there is no increased intracranial pressure and the overgrowth is symmetrical


Macrocheira   Dico Tools
Giant crabs of Japan


Macrocheira_kaempferi   Dico Tools
Very large deep-water Japanese crab


Macroclemys   Dico Tools
Alligator snapping turtles


Macroclemys_temmincki   Dico Tools
Large species having three ridges on its back; found in southeastern United States


Macrocosm   Dico Tools
Everything that exists anywhere; "they study the evolution of the universe"; "the biggest tree in existence"


Macrocosmic   Dico Tools
Relating to or constituting a macrocosm


Macrocyte   Dico Tools
Abnormally large red blood cell (associated with pernicious anemia)


Macrocytic_anaemia   Dico Tools
Anemia in which the average size of erythrocytes is larger than normal


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Macrocytic_anemia   Dico Tools
Anemia in which the average size of erythrocytes is larger than normal


Macrocytosis   Dico Tools
The presence of macrocytes in the blood


Macrodactylus   Dico Tools
A genus of Melolonthidae


Macrodactylus_subspinosus   Dico Tools
Common North American beetle: larvae feed on roots and adults on leaves and flowers of e.g. rose bushes or apple trees or grape vines


Macrodantin   Dico Tools
Derivative of nitrofuran used as an antibacterial medicine (trade name Macrodantin) effective against a broad range of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria; used to treat infections of the urinary tract


Macroeconomic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to macroeconomics


Macroeconomics   Dico Tools
The branch of economics that studies the overall working of a national economy


Macroeconomic_expert   Dico Tools
An economist who specializes in macroeconomics


Macroeconomist   Dico Tools
An economist who specializes in macroeconomics


Macroevolution   Dico Tools
Evolution on a large scale extending over geologic era and resulting in the formation of new taxonomic groups


Macroglia   Dico Tools
Tissue consisting of large stellate neuroglial cells


Macroglossia   Dico Tools
A congenital disorder characterized by an abnormally large tongue; often seen in cases of Down''s syndrome


Macromolecular   Dico Tools
Relating to or consisting of or characterized by macromolecules; "macromolecular compounds"


Macromolecule   Dico Tools
Any very large complex molecule; found only in plants and animals


Macron   Dico Tools
A diacritical mark (-) placed above a vowel to indicate a long sound


Macronectes   Dico Tools
Giant petrels


Macronectes_giganteus   Dico Tools
Large brownish petrel chiefly of Antarctic seas


Macrophage   Dico Tools
A large phagocyte; some are fixed and other circulate in the blood stream


Macropodidae   Dico Tools
Kangaroos; wallabies


Macropus   Dico Tools
Type genus of the family Macropodidae: typical kangaroos and wallabies


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Macropus_agiles   Dico Tools
Height 30 inches


Macropus_giganteus   Dico Tools
Very large grayish-brown Australian kangaroo formerly abundant in open wooded areas


Macrorhamphosidae   Dico Tools
Bellows fishes


Macroscopic   Dico Tools
Large enough to be visible to the naked eye


Macroscopical   Dico Tools
Large enough to be visible to the naked eye


Macroscopically   Dico Tools
Without using a microscope; "The tubes were examined macroscopically"


Macroscopic_anatomy   Dico Tools
The study of the structure of the body and its parts without the use of a microscope


Macrosporangium   Dico Tools
A plant structure that produces megaspores


Macrospore   Dico Tools
Larger of the two types of spore produced in heterosporous plants; develops in ovule into a female gametophyte


Macrothelypteris   Dico Tools
Medium to large terrestrial ferns of tropical Asia to Polynesia and Australia; naturalized in Americas


Macrotis   Dico Tools
A genus of Peramelidae


Macrotis_lagotis   Dico Tools
Bandicoot with leathery ears like a rabbit


Macrotus   Dico Tools
Large-eared grayish bat of southern California and northwestern Mexico


Macrotus_californicus   Dico Tools
Large-eared grayish bat of southern California and northwestern Mexico


Macrotyloma   Dico Tools
Annual or perennial vines of Africa and India and Australia; plants often placed in genus Dolichos


Macrotyloma_uniflorum   Dico Tools
Twining herb of Old World tropics cultivated in India for food and fodder; sometimes placed in genus Dolichos


Macrouridae   Dico Tools
Grenadiers


Macrozamia   Dico Tools
Any treelike cycad of the genus Macrozamia having erect trunks and pinnate leaves and large cones with sometimes edible nuts; Australia


Macrozamia_communis   Dico Tools
Large attractive palmlike evergreen cycad of New South Wales


Macrozamia_spiralis   Dico Tools
Large attractive palmlike evergreen cycad of New South Wales


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Macrozoarces   Dico Tools
A genus of Zoarcidae


Macrozoarces_americanus   Dico Tools
Common along northeastern coast of North America


Macro_instruction   Dico Tools
A single computer instruction that results in a series of instructions in machine language


Macruridae   Dico Tools
Grenadiers


Macula   Dico Tools
A patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated; caused by various diseases


Macula   Dico Tools
A yellowish central area of the retina that is rich in cones and that mediates clear detailed vision


Macula   Dico Tools
A cooler darker spot appearing periodically on the sun''s photosphere; associated with a strong magnetic field


Macular_area   Dico Tools
A yellowish central area of the retina that is rich in cones and that mediates clear detailed vision


Macular_degeneration   Dico Tools
Degeneration of the cells of the macula lutea which results in blurred vision and can cause blindness; usually age-related


Maculate   Dico Tools
Spot, stain, or pollute; "The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it"


Maculate   Dico Tools
Make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically; "The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air"; "Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man"


Maculate   Dico Tools
Spotted or blotched


Maculate   Dico Tools
Morally blemished; stained or impure


Maculation   Dico Tools
The act of spotting or staining something


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


Macula_lutea   Dico Tools
A yellowish central area of the retina that is rich in cones and that mediates clear detailed vision


Macule   Dico Tools
A patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated; caused by various diseases


Macumba   Dico Tools
A Brazilian religious cult of African origin; combines voodoo elements with singing a chanting and dancing


Macumba   Dico Tools
Popular dance music of Brazil; derived from the practices of the macumba religious cult


Macushla   Dico Tools
(an Irish term of address expressing affection) darling


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Mad   Dico Tools
Roused to anger; "stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain; "she gets mad when you wake her up so early"; "mad at his friend"; "sore over a remark"


Mad   Dico Tools
Affected with madness or insanity; "a man who had gone mad"


Mad   Dico Tools
Marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion; "a crowd of delirious baseball fans"; "something frantic in their gaiety"; "a mad whirl of pleasure"


Mad   Dico Tools
Very foolish; "harebrained ideas"; "took insane risks behind the wheel"; "a completely mad scheme to build a bridge between two mountains"


Mad-dog_skullcap   Dico Tools
An American mint that yields a resinous exudate used especially formerly as an antispasmodic


Mad-dog_weed   Dico Tools
An American mint that yields a resinous exudate used especially formerly as an antispasmodic


Madagascan   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Madagascar


Madagascan   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Madagascar or its people; "Madagascan pepper"


Madagascar   Dico Tools
An island in the Indian Ocean off the southeastern coast of Africa; the 4th largest island in the world


Madagascar   Dico Tools
A republic on the island of Madagascar; achieved independence from France in 1960


Madagascar_cat   Dico Tools
Small lemur having its tail barred with black


Madagascar_franc   Dico Tools
The basic unit of money in Madagascar


Madagascar_jasmine   Dico Tools
Twining woody vine of Madagascar having thick dark waxy evergreen leaves and clusters of large fragrant waxy white flowers along the stems; widely cultivated in warm regions


Madagascar_pepper   Dico Tools
Climber having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe; southern India and Sri Lanka; naturalized in northern Burma and Assam


Madagascar_periwinkle   Dico Tools
Commonly cultivated Old World woody herb having large pinkish to red flowers


Madagascar_plum   Dico Tools
Small shrubby tree of Madagascar cultivated in tropical regions as a hedge plant and for its deep red acid fruits resembling small plums


Madake   Dico Tools
Large bamboo having thick-walled culms; native of China and perhaps Japan; widely brown elsewhere


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


Madam   Dico Tools
A woman who runs a house of prostitution


Madame   Dico Tools
Title used for a married Frenchwoman


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Madame_Curie   Dico Tools
French chemist (born in Poland) who won two Nobel Prizes; one (with her husband and Henri Becquerel) for research on radioactivity and another for her discovery of radium and polonium (1867-1934)


Madame_de_Maintenon   Dico Tools
French consort of Louis XIV who secretly married the king after the death of his first wife (1635-1719)


Madame_de_Stael   Dico Tools
French romantic writer (1766-1817)


Madame_Tussaud   Dico Tools
French modeler (resident in England after 1802) who made wax death masks of prominent victims of the French Revolution and toured Britain with her wax models; in 1835 she opened a permanent waxworks exhibition in London (1761-1850)


Madcap   Dico Tools
A reckless impetuous irresponsible person


Madcap   Dico Tools
Characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation; "a hotheaded decision"; "liable to such impulsive acts as hugging strangers"; "an impetuous display of spending and gambling"; "madcap escapades"; (`brainish'' is archaic)


Madden   Dico Tools
Make mad; "His behavior is maddening"


Madden   Dico Tools
Drive up the wall; go on someone''s nerves


Madden   Dico Tools
Cause to go crazy; cause to lose one''s mind


Maddened   Dico Tools
Marked by extreme anger; "the enraged bull attached"; "furious about the accident"; "a furious scowl"; "infuriated onlookers charged the police who were beating the boy"; "could not control the maddened crowd"


Maddening   Dico Tools
Extremely annoying or displeasing; "his cavelier curtness of manner was exasperating"; "I''ve had an exasperating day"; "her infuriating indifference"; "the ceaseless tumult of the jukebox was maddening"


Madder   Dico Tools
Eurasian herb having small yellow flowers and red roots formerly an important source of the dye alizarin


Madder   Dico Tools
Color a moderate to strong red


Madderwort   Dico Tools
Any of numerous trees or shrubs or vines of the family Rubiaceae


Madder_family   Dico Tools
Widely distributed family of mostly tropical trees and shrubs and herbs; includes coffee and chinchona and gardenia and madder and bedstraws and partridgeberry


Made   Dico Tools
Produced by a manufacturing process; "bought some made goods at the local store; rope and nails"


Made   Dico Tools
(of a bed) having the sheets and blankets set in order; "a neatly made bed"


Made   Dico Tools
Successful or assured of success; "now I am a made man forever"- Christopher Marlowe


Made-to-order   Dico Tools
Of clothing


Made-to-order   Dico Tools
Built for a particular individual


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Made-up   Dico Tools
Formed by fitting or joining components together


Made-up   Dico Tools
Marked by the use of makeup; "heavily made-up eyes"


Made-up   Dico Tools
Having been paved


Made-up   Dico Tools
Formed or conceived by the imagination; "a fabricated excuse for his absence"; "a fancied wrong"; "a fictional character"; "used fictitious names"; "a made-up story"


Madeira   Dico Tools
Amber-colored dessert wine from Madeira


Madeira   Dico Tools
A Brazilian river; tributary of the Amazon River


Madeira_cake   Dico Tools
A rich sponge cake with close texture; intended to be eaten with a glass of Madeira wine


Madeira_Islands   Dico Tools
A group of volcanic island in the Atlantic Ocean west of Morocco


Madeira_River   Dico Tools
A Brazilian river; tributary of the Amazon River


Madeira_sponge   Dico Tools
A rich sponge cake with close texture; intended to be eaten with a glass of Madeira wine


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


Mademoiselle   Dico Tools
Small silvery drumfish often mistaken for white perch; found along coasts of United States from New York to Mexico


Made_use_of(p)   Dico Tools
Put to use


Madhouse   Dico Tools
Pejorative terms for an insane asylum


Madia   Dico Tools
Genus of sticky herbs with yellow flowers open in morning or evening but closed in bright light


Madia_elegans   Dico Tools
California annual having red-brown spots near the base of its yellow flower rays


Madia_oil   Dico Tools
Used as a substitute for olive oil


Madia_oil_plant   Dico Tools
South American herb with sticky glandular foliage; source of madia oil


Madia_sativa   Dico Tools
South American herb with sticky glandular foliage; source of madia oil


Madison   Dico Tools
Capital of the state of Wisconsin; located in the southern part of state; site of the main branch of the University of Wisconsin


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


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


Madly   Dico Tools
In an insane manner; "she behaved insanely"; "he behaves crazily when he is off his medication"; "the witch cackled madly"; "screaming dementedly"


Madly   Dico Tools
In a desperate manner; "she fought back madly"


Madman   Dico Tools
An insane person


Madnep   Dico Tools
Biennial weed in Europe and America having large pinnate leaves and yellow flowers and a bitter and somewhat poisonous root; the ancestor of cultivated parsnip


Madness   Dico Tools
A feeling of intense anger; "hell hath no fury like a woman scorned"; "his face turned red with rage"


Madness   Dico Tools
An acute viral disease of the nervous system of warm-blooded animals (usually transmitted by the bite of a rabid animal); rabies is fatal if the virus reaches the brain


Madness   Dico Tools
Obsolete terms for legal insanity


Madonna   Dico Tools
United States pop singer and sex symbol during the 1980s (born in 1958)


Madonna   Dico Tools
The mother of Jesus; Christians refer to her as the Virgin Mary; she is especially honored by Roman Catholics


Madonna_lily   Dico Tools
Lily of eastern Mediterranean and the Balkans with broad funnel-shaped white flowers


Madonna_Louise_Ciccone   Dico Tools
United States pop singer and sex symbol during the 1980s (born in 1958)


Madoqua   Dico Tools
Genus comprising some small antelopes of eastern and northeastern Africa


Madras   Dico Tools
A light patterned cotton cloth


Madras   Dico Tools
A city in Tamil Nadu on the Bay of Bengal; formerly Madras


Madras   Dico Tools
A state in southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal (south of Andhra Pradesh); formerly Madras


Madrasa   Dico Tools
Muslim schools in Bangladesh and Pakistan; "the Pakistan government decided to close down madrasas that provided military training for their students"; "many madrasas in Bangladesh are supported with money from Saudi Arabia"


Madrasah   Dico Tools
Muslim schools in Bangladesh and Pakistan; "the Pakistan government decided to close down madrasas that provided military training for their students"; "many madrasas in Bangladesh are supported with money from Saudi Arabia"


Madreporaria   Dico Tools
Stony corals


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Madrepore   Dico Tools
Corals having calcareous skeletons aggregations of which form reefs and islands


Madrid   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city situated centrally in Spain; home of an outstanding art museum


Madrigal   Dico Tools
An unaccompanied partsong for 2 or 3 voices; follows a strict poetic form


Madrigal   Dico Tools
Sing madrigals; "The group was madrigaling beautifully"


Madrigalist   Dico Tools
A singer of madrigals


Madrilene   Dico Tools
A tomato-flavored consomme; often served chilled


Madriporian_coral   Dico Tools
Corals having calcareous skeletons aggregations of which form reefs and islands


Madrona   Dico Tools
Evergreen tree of the Pacific coast of North America having glossy leathery leaves and orange-red edible berries; wood used for furniture and bark for tanning


Madrono   Dico Tools
Evergreen tree of the Pacific coast of North America having glossy leathery leaves and orange-red edible berries; wood used for furniture and bark for tanning


Madwoman   Dico Tools
A woman lunatic


Madwort   Dico Tools
Any garden plant of the genus Alyssum having clusters of small yellow or white flowers


Mad_Anthony_Wayne   Dico Tools
American general during the American Revolution (1745-1796)


Mad_apple   Dico Tools
Egg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow


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


Mad_cow_disease   Dico Tools
A fatal disease of cattle that affects the central nervous system; causes staggering and agitation


Maeandra   Dico Tools
Brain corals


Maelstrom   Dico Tools
A powerful circular current of water (usually the resulting of conflicting tides)


Maenad   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) a woman participant in the orgiastic rites of Dionysus


Maenad   Dico Tools
An unnaturally frenzied or distraught woman


Maestro   Dico Tools
An artist of consummate skill; "a master of the violin"; "one of the old masters"


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Maeterlinck   Dico Tools
Belgian playwright (1862-1949)


Mae_West   Dico Tools
An inflatable life jacket


Mae_West   Dico Tools
United States film actress (1892-1980)


Mafa   Dico Tools
A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad


Maffia   Dico Tools
Any tightly knit group of trusted associates


Maffia   Dico Tools
A secret terrorist group in Sicily; originally opposed tyranny but evolved into a criminal organization in the middle of the 19th century


Maffia   Dico Tools
A crime syndicate in the United States; organized in families; believed to have important relations to the Sicilian Mafia


Mafia   Dico Tools
Any tightly knit group of trusted associates


Mafia   Dico Tools
A secret terrorist group in Sicily; originally opposed tyranny but evolved into a criminal organization in the middle of the 19th century


Mafia   Dico Tools
A crime syndicate in the United States; organized in families; believed to have important relations to the Sicilian Mafia


Mafioso   Dico Tools
A member of the Mafia crime syndicate in the United States


Mafioso   Dico Tools
A member of the Sicilian Mafia


Mag   Dico Tools
A periodic paperback publication; "it takes several years before a magazine starts to break even or make money"


Magadhan   Dico Tools
A subfamily of Indic languages


Magazine   Dico Tools
A metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun


Magazine   Dico Tools
A storehouse (as a compartment on a warship) where weapons and ammunition are stored


Magazine   Dico Tools
Product consisting of a paperback periodic publication as a physical object; "tripped over a pile of magazines"


Magazine   Dico Tools
A light-tight supply chamber holding the film and supplying it for exposure as required


Magazine   Dico Tools
A periodic paperback publication; "it takes several years before a magazine starts to break even or make money"


Magazine   Dico Tools
A business firm that publishes magazines; "he works for a magazine"


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Magazine_article   Dico Tools
An article published in a magazine


Magazine_publisher   Dico Tools
A business firm that publishes magazines; "he works for a magazine"


Magazine_rack   Dico Tools
A rack for displaying magazines


Magdalen   Dico Tools
A reformed prostitute


Magdalena   Dico Tools
A river that rises in the Andes mountains in southwestern Colombia and flows generally northward to empty into the Caribbean Sea at Barranquilla


Magdalena_River   Dico Tools
A river that rises in the Andes mountains in southwestern Colombia and flows generally northward to empty into the Caribbean Sea at Barranquilla


Magellan   Dico Tools
Portuguese navigator in the service of Spain; he commanded an expedition that was the first to circumnavigate the world (1480-1521)


Magellanic_Cloud   Dico Tools
Either of two small galaxies orbiting the Milky Way; visible near the south celestial pole


Magenta   Dico Tools
A battle in 1859 in which the French and Sardinian forces under Napoleon III defeated the Austrians under Francis Joseph I


Magenta   Dico Tools
A dark purple-red; the dye was discovered in 1859, the year of the battle of Magenta


Magenta   Dico Tools
Deep purplish red


Magen_David   Dico Tools
A six-pointed star formed from two equilateral triangles triangles; an emblem symbolizing Judaism


Maggot   Dico Tools
The larva of the housefly and blowfly commonly found in decaying organic matter


Maggoty   Dico Tools
Spoiled and covered with eggs and larvae of flies; "flyblown meat"; "a sack of maggoty apricots"


Magh   Dico Tools
The eleventh month of the Hindu calendar; corresponds to January in the Gregorian calendar


Magha   Dico Tools
The eleventh month of the Hindu calendar; corresponds to January in the Gregorian calendar


Maghreb   Dico Tools
The region of northwest Africa comprising the Atlas Mountains and the coastlands of Morocco and Algeria and Tunisia


Magi   Dico Tools
(New Testament) the sages who visited Jesus and Mary and Joseph shortly after Jesus was born; the Gospel According to Matthew says they were guided by a star and brought gifts of gold and frankincense and myrrh; because there were three gifts it is usuall


Magic   Dico Tools
An illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers


Magic   Dico Tools
Any art that invokes supernatural powers


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Magic   Dico Tools
Possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers; "charming incantations"; "magic signs that protect against adverse influence"; "a magical spell"; "''tis now the very witching time of night"- Shakespeare; "wizard wands"; "wi


Magical   Dico Tools
Possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers; "charming incantations"; "magic signs that protect against adverse influence"; "a magical spell"; "''tis now the very witching time of night"- Shakespeare; "wizard wands"; "wi


Magically   Dico Tools
In a magical manner; "it disappeared magically"


Magical_ability   Dico Tools
An ability to perform magic


Magical_power   Dico Tools
An ability to perform magic


Magician   Dico Tools
Someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience


Magician   Dico Tools
One who practices magic or sorcery


Magicicada   Dico Tools
Seventeen-year locust


Magicicada_septendecim   Dico Tools
North American cicada; appears in great numbers at infrequent intervals because the nymphs take 13 to 17 years to mature


Magic_bullet   Dico Tools
A remedy (drug or therapy or preventive) that cures or prevents a disease; "there is no magic bullet against cancer"


Magic_eye   Dico Tools
A transducer used to detect and measure light and other radiations


Magic_lantern   Dico Tools
An early form of slide projector


Magic_Marker   Dico Tools
A pen with a writing tip made of felt (trade name Magic Marker)


Magic_mushroom   Dico Tools
The button-shaped top of the mescal cactus; a source of psilocybin


Magic_number   Dico Tools
The atomic number of an extra stable strongly bound atomic nucleus: 2, 8, 20, 28, 50, 82 or 126


Magic_realism   Dico Tools
Genre of meticulously realistic painting of imaginary scenes and fantastic images


Magic_spell   Dico Tools
A verbal formula believed to have magical force; "he whispered a spell as he moved his hands"; "inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese"


Magic_square   Dico Tools
A square matrix of n rows and columns; the first n-squared integers are arranged in the cells of the matrix is such a way that the sum of any row or column or diagonal is the same


Magic_trick   Dico Tools
An illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers


Maginot   Dico Tools
French politician who proposed the Maginot Line (1877-1932)


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Maginot_Line   Dico Tools
A fortification built before World War II to protect France''s eastern border; initially considered to be impregnable it was easily overrun by the Germans in 1940


Magisterial   Dico Tools
Used of a person''s appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person; "his distinguished bearing"; "the monarch''s imposing presence"; "she reigned in magisterial beauty"


Magisterial   Dico Tools
Offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power; "an autocratic person"; "autocratic behavior"; "a bossy way of ordering others around"; "a rather aggressive and dominating character"; "managed the employees in an aloof magisteri


Magisterial   Dico Tools
Of or relating to a magistrate; "official magisterial functions"


Magisterially   Dico Tools
In an authoritative manner; "she spoke authoritatively"


Magisterially   Dico Tools
In an overbearingly domineering manner; as a dictator; "this manager acts dictatorially toward his colleagues"


Magistracy   Dico Tools
The position of magistrate


Magistrate   Dico Tools
A public official authorized to decide questions bought before a court of justice


Magistrature   Dico Tools
The position of magistrate


Maglev   Dico Tools
High-speed rail technology; train is suspended on a magnetic cushion above a magnetized track and so travels free of friction


Magma   Dico Tools
Molten rock in the earth''s crust


Magnanimity   Dico Tools
Liberality in bestowing gifts; extremely liberal and generous of spirit


Magnanimous   Dico Tools
Generous and understanding and tolerant; "a heart big enough to hold no grudges"; "that''s very big of you to be so forgiving"; "a large and generous spirit"; "a large heart"; "magnanimous toward his enemies"


Magnanimous   Dico Tools
Noble and generous in spirit; "a greathearted general"; "a magnanimous conqueror"


Magnanimously   Dico Tools
In a magnanimous manner; "magnanimously, he forgave all those who had harmed him"


Magnanimousness   Dico Tools
The quality of being exalted in character or ideals or conduct


Magnate   Dico Tools
A very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron"


Magna_Carta   Dico Tools
The royal charter of political rights given to rebellious English barons by King John in 1215


Magna_Charta   Dico Tools
The royal charter of political rights given to rebellious English barons by King John in 1215


Magna_cum_laude   Dico Tools
With high honor; with high academic distinction; "a magna cum laude graduate"


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Magna_cum_laude   Dico Tools
With high honor; "he graduated magna cum laude"


Magna_Mater   Dico Tools
Great nature goddess of ancient Phrygia in Asia Minor; counterpart of Greek Rhea and Roman Ops


Magnesia   Dico Tools
A white solid mineral that occurs naturally as periclase; a source of magnesium


Magnesite   Dico Tools
A black magnetic mineral consisting of magnesium carbonate; a source of magnesium


Magnesium   Dico Tools
A light silver-white ductile bivalent metallic element; in pure form it burns with brilliant white flame; occurs naturally only in combination (as in magnesite and dolomite and carnallite and spinel and olivine)


Magnesium_bicarbonate   Dico Tools
A bicarbonate that is a major cause of hard water


Magnesium_hydroxide   Dico Tools
Purgative consisting of a milky white liquid suspension of magnesium hydroxide; used as a laxative and (in smaller doses) as an antacid


Magnesium_nitride   Dico Tools
A nitride containing nitrogen and magnesium


Magnesium_oxide   Dico Tools
A white solid mineral that occurs naturally as periclase; a source of magnesium


Magnesium_sulfate   Dico Tools
A salt of magnesium


Magnet   Dico Tools
(physics) a device that attracts iron and produces a magnetic field


Magnet   Dico Tools
A characteristic that provides pleasure and attracts; "flowers are an attractor for bees"


Magnetic   Dico Tools
Possessing an extraordinary ability to attract; "a charismatic leader"; "a magnetic personality"


Magnetic   Dico Tools
Having the properties of a magnet; the ability to draw or pull; "an attractive force"; "the knife hung on a magnetic board"


Magnetic   Dico Tools
Having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel; "the hard disk is covered with a thin coat of magnetic material"


Magnetic   Dico Tools
Determined by earth''s magnetic fields; "magnetic north"; "the needle of a magnetic compass points to the magnetic north pole"


Magnetic   Dico Tools
Capable of being magnetized


Magnetic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or caused by magnetism; "magnetic forces"


Magnetically   Dico Tools
As if by magnetism; "he was magnetically attracted to her"


Magnetically   Dico Tools
By the use of magnetism; "magnetically contaminated material"


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Magnetics   Dico Tools
The branch of science that studies magnetism


Magnetic_attraction   Dico Tools
Attraction for iron; associated with electric currents as well as magnets; characterized by fields of force


Magnetic_bottle   Dico Tools
Container consisting of any configuration of magnetic fields used to contain a plasma during controlled thermonuclear reactions


Magnetic_bubble_memory   Dico Tools
A nonvolatile storage device that holds information in the form of bubbles on a thin film of magnetic silicate; no longer used in most computers


Magnetic_compass   Dico Tools
Compass based on an indicator (as a magnetic needle) that points to the magnetic north


Magnetic_core   Dico Tools
(computer science) a doughnut-shaped magnet formerly used to store one bit of information in the main memory of a computer; now superseded by semiconductor memories


Magnetic_declination   Dico Tools
The angle (at a particular location) between magnetic north and true north


Magnetic_dip   Dico Tools
(physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon


Magnetic_dipole   Dico Tools
A dipole with opposing magnetic poles


Magnetic_dipole_moment   Dico Tools
(physics) a current loop gives rise to a magnetic field characteristic of a magnetic dipole; "An orbiting electron in an atom will have a magnetic dipole moment"


Magnetic_disc   Dico Tools
(computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored


Magnetic_disk   Dico Tools
(computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored


Magnetic_equator   Dico Tools
An imaginary line paralleling the equator where a magnetic needle has no dip


Magnetic_field   Dico Tools
The lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle


Magnetic_field_strength   Dico Tools
The amount of magnetic flux in a unit area perpendicular to the direction of magnetic flow


Magnetic_flux   Dico Tools
The lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle


Magnetic_flux   Dico Tools
A measure of the strength of a magnetic field over a given area


Magnetic_flux_density   Dico Tools
The amount of magnetic flux in a unit area perpendicular to the direction of magnetic flow


Magnetic_flux_unit   Dico Tools
A measure of the strength of a magnetic field per unit area


Magnetic_force   Dico Tools
Attraction for iron; associated with electric currents as well as magnets; characterized by fields of force


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Magnetic_head   Dico Tools
An electromagnet (as on a tape recorder) that converts electrical variations into magnetic variations that can be stored on a surface a later retrieved


Magnetic_inclination   Dico Tools
(physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon


Magnetic_induction   Dico Tools
The amount of magnetic flux in a unit area perpendicular to the direction of magnetic flow


Magnetic_induction   Dico Tools
The process that makes a substance magnetic (temporarily or permanently)


Magnetic_ink   Dico Tools
An ink that contains particles of a magnetic substance whose presence can be detected by magnetic sensors


Magnetic_intensity   Dico Tools
The amount of magnetic flux in a unit area perpendicular to the direction of magnetic flow


Magnetic_iron-ore   Dico Tools
An oxide of iron that is strongly attracted by magnets


Magnetic_levitation   Dico Tools
High-speed rail technology; train is suspended on a magnetic cushion above a magnetized track and so travels free of friction


Magnetic_line_of_force   Dico Tools
A line of force in a magnetic field


Magnetic_medium   Dico Tools
Any storage medium in which different patterns of magnetization are used to represent stored bits or bytes of information; "the hard disk in you computer is magnetic storage"


Magnetic_meridian   Dico Tools
An imaginary line passing through both magnetic poles of the Earth


Magnetic_mine   Dico Tools
(nautical) a marine mine that is detonated by a mechanism that responds to magnetic material (as the steel hull of a ship)


Magnetic_moment   Dico Tools
The torque exerted on a magnet or dipole when it is placed in a magnetic field


Magnetic_monopole   Dico Tools
A hypothetical particle with a single magnetic pole instead of the usual two


Magnetic_needle   Dico Tools
A slender magnet suspended in a magnetic compass on a mounting with little friction; used to indicate the direction of the earth''s magnetic pole


Magnetic_north   Dico Tools
The direction in which a compass needle points


Magnetic_pole   Dico Tools
One of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated


Magnetic_pole   Dico Tools
Either of two points where the lines of force of the Earth''s magnetic field are vertical


Magnetic_pyrites   Dico Tools
A brownish iron sulfide mineral FeS having weak magnetic properties


Magnetic_recorder   Dico Tools
Recorder consisting of equipment for making records on magnetic media


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Magnetic_resonance   Dico Tools
Resonance of electrons or atoms or molecules or nuclei to radiation frequencies as a result of space quantization in a magnetic field


Magnetic_resonance_imaging   Dico Tools
The use of nuclear magnetic resonance of protons to produce proton density images


Magnetic_storage   Dico Tools
Any storage medium in which different patterns of magnetization are used to represent stored bits or bytes of information; "the hard disk in you computer is magnetic storage"


Magnetic_storage_medium   Dico Tools
Any storage medium in which different patterns of magnetization are used to represent stored bits or bytes of information; "the hard disk in you computer is magnetic storage"


Magnetic_storm   Dico Tools
A sudden disturbance of the earth''s magnetic field; caused by emission of particles from the sun


Magnetic_stripe   Dico Tools
A short strip of magnetic tape attached to a credit card or debit card; the magnetic stripe contains data that will tell a reading device who you are and what your account number is, etc.


Magnetic_tape   Dico Tools
Memory device consisting of a long thin plastic strip coated with iron oxide; used to record audio or video signals or to store computer information; "he took along a dozen tapes to record the interview"


Magnetic_variation   Dico Tools
The angle (at a particular location) between magnetic north and true north


Magnetisation   Dico Tools
The physical property of being magnetic


Magnetisation   Dico Tools
The process that makes a substance magnetic (temporarily or permanently)


Magnetisation   Dico Tools
The extent or degree to which something is magnetized


Magnetise   Dico Tools
Make magnetic; "The strong magnet magnetized the iron shavings"


Magnetise   Dico Tools
Attract strongly, as if with a magnet; "She magnetized the audience with her tricks"


Magnetised   Dico Tools
Having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel; "the hard disk is covered with a thin coat of magnetic material"


Magnetism   Dico Tools
The branch of science that studies magnetism


Magnetism   Dico Tools
Attraction for iron; associated with electric currents as well as magnets; characterized by fields of force


Magnetite   Dico Tools
An oxide of iron that is strongly attracted by magnets


Magnetization   Dico Tools
The physical property of being magnetic


Magnetization   Dico Tools
The process that makes a substance magnetic (temporarily or permanently)


Magnetization   Dico Tools
The extent or degree to which something is magnetized


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Magnetize   Dico Tools
Make magnetic; "The strong magnet magnetized the iron shavings"


Magnetize   Dico Tools
Attract strongly, as if with a magnet; "She magnetized the audience with her tricks"


Magnetized   Dico Tools
Having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel; "the hard disk is covered with a thin coat of magnetic material"


Magneto   Dico Tools
A small dynamo with a secondary winding that produces a high voltage enabling a spark to jump between the poles of a spark plug in a gasoline engine


Magnetoelectric_machine   Dico Tools
A small dynamo with a secondary winding that produces a high voltage enabling a spark to jump between the poles of a spark plug in a gasoline engine


Magnetohydrodynamics   Dico Tools
The study of the interaction of magnetic fields and electrically conducting fluids (as plasma or molten metal)


Magnetometer   Dico Tools
A meter to compare strengths of magnetic fields


Magnetomotive_force   Dico Tools
The force that produces magnetic flux


Magnetomotive_force_unit   Dico Tools
A unit of measurement of magnetomotive force


Magneton   Dico Tools
A unit of magnetic moment of a molecular or atomic or subatomic particle


Magnetosphere   Dico Tools
The magnetic field of a planet; the volume around the planet in which charged particles are subject more to the planet''s magnetic field than to the solar magnetic field


Magnetron   Dico Tools
A diode vacuum tube in which the flow of electrons from a central cathode to a cylindrical anode is controlled by crossed magnetic and electric fields; used mainly in microwave oscillators


Magnificat   Dico Tools
(Luke) the canticle of the Virgin Mary (from Luke 1:46 beginning `Magnificat anima mea Dominum'')


Magnification   Dico Tools
The act of expanding something in apparent size


Magnification   Dico Tools
A photographic print that has been enlarged


Magnification   Dico Tools
Making to seem more important than it really is


Magnification   Dico Tools
The ratio of the size of an image to the size of the object


Magnificence   Dico Tools
Splendid or imposing in size or appearance; "the grandness of the architecture"


Magnificence   Dico Tools
The quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand


Magnificent   Dico Tools
Characterized by or attended with brilliance or grandeur; "the brilliant court life at Versailles"; "a glorious work of art"; "magnificent cathedrals"; "the splendid coronation ceremony"


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Magnificently   Dico Tools
In a splendid manner; "he did splendidly in the exam"; "we got along famously"


Magnificently   Dico Tools
In an impressively beautiful manner; "the Princess was gorgeously dressed"


Magnificio   Dico Tools
A person of distinguished rank or appearance


Magnified   Dico Tools
Enlarged to an abnormal degree; "thick lenses exaggerated the size of her eyes"


Magnifier   Dico Tools
A scientific instrument that magnifies an image


Magnify   Dico Tools
Make large; "blow up an image"


Magnify   Dico Tools
Increase in size, volume or significance; "Her terror was magnified in her mind"


Magnify   Dico Tools
To enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South'' imagery"


Magnifying_glass   Dico Tools
Light microscope consisting of a single convex lens that is used to produce an enlarged image; "the magnifying glass was invented by Roger Bacon in 1250"


Magniloquence   Dico Tools
High flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation


Magniloquent   Dico Tools
Lofty in style; "he engages in so much tall talk, one never really realizes what he is saying"


Magniloquently   Dico Tools
In a rhetorically grandiloquent manner; "the orator spoke magniloquently"


Magnitude   Dico Tools
The property of relative size or extent; "they tried to predict the magnitude of the explosion"


Magnitude   Dico Tools
Relative importance; "a problem of the first magnitude"


Magnitude   Dico Tools
A number assigned to the ratio of two quantities; two quantities are of the same order of magnitude if one is less than 10 times as large as the other; the number of magnitudes that the quantities differ is specified to within a power of 10


Magnitude_relation   Dico Tools
A relation between magnitudes


Magnolia   Dico Tools
Any shrub or tree of the genus Magnolia; valued for their longevity and exquisite fragrant blooms


Magnolia   Dico Tools
Dried bark of various magnolias; used in folk medicine


Magnoliaceae   Dico Tools
Subclass Magnoliidae: genera Liriodendron; Magnolia; Manglietia


Magnolia_acuminata   Dico Tools
American deciduous magnolia having large leaves and fruit like a small cucumber


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Magnolia_family   Dico Tools
Subclass Magnoliidae: genera Liriodendron; Magnolia; Manglietia


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


Magnolia_grandiflora   Dico Tools
Evergreen tree of southern United States having large stiff glossy leaves and huge white sweet-smelling flowers


Magnolia_macrophylla   Dico Tools
Large deciduous shrub or tree of southeastern United States having huge leaves in dense false whorls and large creamy flowers tinged purple toward the base


Magnolia_soulangiana   Dico Tools
Large deciduous shrub or small tree having large open rosy to purplish flowers; native to Asia; prized as an ornamental in eastern North America


Magnolia_State   Dico Tools
A state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War


Magnolia_stellata   Dico Tools
Deciduous shrubby magnolia from Japan having fragrant white starlike flowers blooming before leaves unfold; grown as an ornamental in United States


Magnolia_tripetala   Dico Tools
Small deciduous open-crowned tree of eastern North America having creamy white flowers and large leaves in formations like umbrellas at the ends of branches


Magnolia_virginiana   Dico Tools
Shrub or small tree having rather small fragrant white flowers; abundant in southeastern United States


Magnoliidae   Dico Tools
A group of families or trees and shrubs and herbs having well-developed perianths and apocarpous ovaries and generally regarded as the most primitive extant flowering plants; contains 36 families including Magnoliaceae and Ranunculaceae; sometimes classif


Magnoliid_dicot_family   Dico Tools
Family of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms


Magnoliid_dicot_genus   Dico Tools
Genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms


Magnoliophyta   Dico Tools
Comprising flowering plants that produce seeds enclosed in an ovary; in some systems considered a class (Angiospermae) and in others a division (Magnoliophyta or Anthophyta)


Magnoliopsid   Dico Tools
Flowering plant with two cotyledons; the stem grows by deposit on its outside


Magnoliopsida   Dico Tools
Comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with paired cotyledons and net-veined leaves; divided into six (not always well distinguished) subclasses (or superorders): Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae (considered primitive); Caryophyllidae (an early and dist


Magnoliopsid_family   Dico Tools
Family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination


Magnoliopsid_genus   Dico Tools
Genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination


Magnum   Dico Tools
A large wine bottle for liquor or wine


Magnum_opus   Dico Tools
A great work of art or literature


Magnus_hitch   Dico Tools
A rolling hitch similar to a clove hitch


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Magpie   Dico Tools
Long-tailed black-and-white bird that utters a chattering call


Magpie   Dico Tools
An obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker


Magpie   Dico Tools
Someone who collects things that have been discarded by others


Magritte   Dico Tools
Belgian surrealist painter (1898-1967)


Maguey   Dico Tools
Philippine plant yielding a hard fibre used in making coarse twine


Maguey   Dico Tools
Mexican plant used especially for making pulque the source of the colorless Mexican liquor mescal


Magus   Dico Tools
A member of the Zoroastrian priesthood of the ancient Persians


Magus   Dico Tools
A magician or sorcerer of ancient times


Magyar   Dico Tools
The official language of Hungary (also spoken in Rumania); belongs to the Ugric family of languages


Magyar   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Hungary


Magyar   Dico Tools
Relating to or characteristic of Hungary; "Hungarian folk music"


Magyarorszag   Dico Tools
A republic in central Europe


Mag_tape   Dico Tools
Memory device consisting of a long thin plastic strip coated with iron oxide; used to record audio or video signals or to store computer information; "he took along a dozen tapes to record the interview"


Mah-Jongg   Dico Tools
Chinese game played by 4 people with 144 tiles


Maha   Dico Tools
A member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in northeastern Nebraska


Mahabharata   Dico Tools
(Hinduism) a sacred epic Sanskrit poem of India dealing in many episodes with the struggle between two rival families


Mahabharatam   Dico Tools
(Hinduism) a sacred epic Sanskrit poem of India dealing in many episodes with the struggle between two rival families


Mahabharatum   Dico Tools
(Hinduism) a sacred epic Sanskrit poem of India dealing in many episodes with the struggle between two rival families


Mahagua   Dico Tools
Erect forest tree of Cuba and Jamaica having variably hairy leaves and orange-yellow or orange-red flowers; yields a moderately dense timber for cabinetwork and gunstocks


Mahagua   Dico Tools
Shrubby tree widely distributed along tropical shores; yields a light tough wood used for canoe outriggers and a fiber used for cordage and caulk; often cultivated for ornament


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


Mahan   Dico Tools
United States naval officer and historian (1840-1914)


Maharaja   Dico Tools
A great raja; a Hindu prince or king in India ranking above a raja


Maharajah   Dico Tools
A great raja; a Hindu prince or king in India ranking above a raja


Maharanee   Dico Tools
A great rani; a princess in India or the wife of a maharaja


Maharani   Dico Tools
A great rani; a princess in India or the wife of a maharaja


Maharashtra   Dico Tools
A historical area in west-central India


Mahatma   Dico Tools
(Hinduism) term of respect for a Brahmin sage


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


Mahayana   Dico Tools
One of two great schools of Buddhist doctrine emphasizing a common search for universal salvation especially through faith alone; the dominant religion of China and Tibet and Japan


Mahayana   Dico Tools
A major school of Buddhism teaching social concern and universal salvation; China; Japan; Tibet; Nepal; Korea; Mongolia


Mahayana_Buddhism   Dico Tools
One of two great schools of Buddhist doctrine emphasizing a common search for universal salvation especially through faith alone; the dominant religion of China and Tibet and Japan


Mahayanist   Dico Tools
An adherent of Mahayana Buddhism


Mahernia_verticillata   Dico Tools
African shrub having decumbent stems and slender yellow honey-scented flowers either solitary or in pairs


Mahgrib   Dico Tools
The region of northwest Africa comprising the Atlas Mountains and the coastlands of Morocco and Algeria and Tunisia


Mahican   Dico Tools
The Algonquian language spoken by the Mohican people


Mahican   Dico Tools
A member of the Algonquian people formerly living the Hudson valley and eastward to the Housatonic


Mahimahi   Dico Tools
Large slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii)


Mahimahi   Dico Tools
The lean flesh of a saltwater fish found it warm waters (especially Hawaii)


Mahjong   Dico Tools
Chinese game played by 4 people with 144 tiles


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Mahler   Dico Tools
Austrian composer and conductor (1860-1911)


Mahlstick   Dico Tools
A long stick that a painter uses to support the hand holding the brush


Mahoe   Dico Tools
Erect forest tree of Cuba and Jamaica having variably hairy leaves and orange-yellow or orange-red flowers; yields a moderately dense timber for cabinetwork and gunstocks


Mahoe   Dico Tools
Shrubby tree widely distributed along tropical shores; yields a light tough wood used for canoe outriggers and a fiber used for cordage and caulk; often cultivated for ornament


Mahogany   Dico Tools
Any of various tropical timber trees of the family Meliaceae especially the genus Swietinia valued for their hard yellowish- to reddish-brown wood that is readily worked and takes a high polish


Mahogany   Dico Tools
Wood of any of various mahogany trees; much used for cabinetwork and furniture


Mahogany_family   Dico Tools
Tropical trees and shrubs including many important timber and ornamental trees


Mahogany_tree   Dico Tools
Any of various tropical timber trees of the family Meliaceae especially the genus Swietinia valued for their hard yellowish- to reddish-brown wood that is readily worked and takes a high polish


Mahomet   Dico Tools
The Arab prophet who founded Islam (570-632)


Mahonia   Dico Tools
Evergreen shrubs and small trees of North and Central America and Asia


Mahonia_aquifolium   Dico Tools
Ornamental evergreen shrub of Pacific coast of North America having dark green pinnate leaves and racemes of yellow flowers followed by blue-black berries


Mahonia_nervosa   Dico Tools
Small shrub with gray-green leaves and yellow flowers followed by glaucous blue berries


Mahound   Dico Tools
The Arab prophet who founded Islam (570-632)


Mahout   Dico Tools
The driver and keeper of an elephant


Mahratta   Dico Tools
A member of a people of India living in Maharashtra


Mahratti   Dico Tools
An Indic language; the state language of Maharashtra in west central India; written in the Devanagari script


Mahuang   Dico Tools
Chinese ephedra yielding ephedrine


Maia   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Majidae; nearly cosmopolitan in distribution


Maianthemum   Dico Tools
Sometimes placed in family Convallariaceae: false lily of the valley


Maianthemum_bifolium   Dico Tools
Small white-flowered plant of western Europe to Japan


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Maianthemum_canadense   Dico Tools
Small two-leaved herb of the northern United States and parts of Canada having racemes of small fragrant white flowers


Maid   Dico Tools
An unmarried girl (especially a virgin)


Maid   Dico Tools
A female domestic


Maiden   Dico Tools
An unmarried girl (especially a virgin)


Maiden   Dico Tools
(cricket) an over in which no runs are scored


Maiden   Dico Tools
Serving to set in motion; "the magazine''s inaugural issue"; "the initiative phase in the negotiations"; "an initiatory step toward a treaty"; "his first (or maiden) speech in Congress"; "the liner''s maiden voyage"


Maidenhair   Dico Tools
Any of various small to large terrestrial ferns of the genus Adiantum having delicate palmately branched fronds


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


Maidenhair_fern   Dico Tools
Any of various small to large terrestrial ferns of the genus Adiantum having delicate palmately branched fronds


Maidenhair_spleenwort   Dico Tools
Small rock-inhabiting fern of northern temperate zone and Hawaii with pinnate fronds


Maidenhair_tree   Dico Tools
Deciduous dioecious Chinese tree having fan-shaped leaves and fleshy yellow seeds; exists almost exclusively in cultivation especially as an ornamental street tree


Maidenhead   Dico Tools
A fold of tissue that partly covers the entrance to the vagina of a virgin


Maidenhood   Dico Tools
The childhood of a girl


Maidenlike   Dico Tools
Befitting or characteristic of a maiden; "a maidenly blush"


Maidenliness   Dico Tools
Behavior befitting a young maiden


Maidenly   Dico Tools
Befitting or characteristic of a maiden; "a maidenly blush"


Maiden_aunt   Dico Tools
An unmarried aunt


Maiden_blue-eyed_Mary   Dico Tools
Small widely branching Western plant with tiny blue-and-white flowers; British Columbia to Ontario and south to California and Colorado


Maiden_name   Dico Tools
A woman''s surname before marriage


Maiden_over   Dico Tools
(cricket) an over in which no runs are scored


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Maiden_pink   Dico Tools
Low-growing loosely mat-forming Eurasian pink with single crimson-eyed pale pink flowers


Maidhood   Dico Tools
The childhood of a girl


Maidism   Dico Tools
A disease caused by deficiency of niacin or tryptophan (or by a defect in the metabolic conversion of tryptophan to niacin); characterized by gastrointestinal disturbances and erythema and nervous or mental disorders; may be caused by malnutrition or alco


Maidservant   Dico Tools
A female domestic


Maidu   Dico Tools
A Penutian language spoken by the Maidu people


Maidu   Dico Tools
A member of a North American Indian people living east of the Sacramento river in California


Maiduguri   Dico Tools
A city in northeastern Nigeria; an agricultural trading center


Maid_of_honor   Dico Tools
An unmarried woman who attends the bride at a wedding


Maieutic_method   Dico Tools
A method of teaching by question and answer; used by Socrates to elicit truths from his students


Maiger   Dico Tools
Large European marine food fish


Maigre   Dico Tools
Large European marine food fish


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


Mail   Dico Tools
(Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings


Mail   Dico Tools
A conveyance that transports mail


Mail   Dico Tools
The system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office; "the mail handles billions of items every day"; "he works for the United States mail service"; "in England they call mail `the post''"


Mail   Dico Tools
The bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service


Mail   Dico Tools
Any particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered; "your mail is on the table"; "is there any post for me?"; "she was opening her post"


Mail   Dico Tools
Cause to be directed or transmitted to another place; "send me your latest results"; "I''ll mail you the paper when it''s written"


Mail   Dico Tools
Send via the postal service; "I''ll mail you the check tomorrow"


Mail-clad   Dico Tools
Wearing protective mail


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Mail-order_buying   Dico Tools
Buying goods to be shipped through the mail


Mailbag   Dico Tools
Letter carrier''s shoulder bag; "in England they call a mailbag a postbag"


Mailbag   Dico Tools
Pouch used in the shipment of mail


Mailboat   Dico Tools
A boat for carrying mail


Mailbox   Dico Tools
A private box for delivery of mail


Mailbox   Dico Tools
Public box for deposit of mail


Maildrop   Dico Tools
A drop where mail can be deposited


Mailed   Dico Tools
Wearing protective mail


Mailer   Dico Tools
A container for something to be mailed


Mailer   Dico Tools
An advertisement that is sent by mail


Mailer   Dico Tools
A person who mails something


Mailer   Dico Tools
United States writer (born in 1923)


Mailing   Dico Tools
The transmission of a letter; "the postmark indicates the time of mailing"


Mailing   Dico Tools
Mail sent by a sender at one time; "the candidate sent out three large mailings"


Mailing-card   Dico Tools
A card for sending messages by post without an envelope


Mailing_address   Dico Tools
The address where a person or organization can be communicated with


Mailing_list   Dico Tools
A list of names and addresses to which advertising material is mailed


Maillol   Dico Tools
French sculptor of monumental female nudes (1861-1944)


Maillot   Dico Tools
Tights for dancers or gymnasts


Maillot   Dico Tools
A woman''s one-piece bathing suit


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Mailman   Dico Tools
A man who delivers the mail


Mailsorter   Dico Tools
A sorter for sorting mail according to the address


Mail_boat   Dico Tools
A boat for carrying mail


Mail_call   Dico Tools
A call of names of those receiving mail


Mail_car   Dico Tools
A railway car in which mail is transported and sorted


Mail_carrier   Dico Tools
A man who delivers the mail


Mail_clerk   Dico Tools
A clerk in a post office


Mail_fraud   Dico Tools
Use of the mails to defraud someone


Mail_order   Dico Tools
A purchase negotiated by mail


Mail_out   Dico Tools
Transmit by mail; "The company mailed out the catalog to all potential customers"


Mail_pouch   Dico Tools
Pouch used in the shipment of mail


Mail_service   Dico Tools
The system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office; "the mail handles billions of items every day"; "he works for the United States mail service"; "in England they call mail `the post''"


Mail_slot   Dico Tools
A slot (usually in a door) through which mail can be delivered


Mail_train   Dico Tools
A train that carries mail


Maim   Dico Tools
Injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation; "people were maimed by the explosion"


Maimed   Dico Tools
People who are wounded; "they had to leave the wounded where they fell"


Maimed   Dico Tools
Having a part of the body crippled or disabled


Maimed   Dico Tools
Badly injured, perhaps with amputation; "the maimed right hand twisted and clutched"- P.B.Kyne; "mutilated victims of the rocket attack"


Maimer   Dico Tools
A person who mutilates or destroys or disfigures or cripples


Maimonides   Dico Tools
Spanish philosopher considered the greatest Jewish scholar of the Middle Ages who codified Jewish law in the Talmud (1135-1204)


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Main   Dico Tools
A principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage


Main   Dico Tools
Any very large body of (salt) water


Main(a)   Dico Tools
Of a clause; able to stand alone syntactically as a complete sentence; "the main (or independent) clause in a complex sentence has at least a subject and a verb"


Main(a)   Dico Tools
Most important element; "the chief aim of living"; "the main doors were of solid glass"; "the principal rivers of America"; "the principal example"; "policemen were primary targets"


Main(a)   Dico Tools
Of force; of the greatest possible intensity; "by main strength"


Main-topmast   Dico Tools
The topmast next above the mainmast


Main-topsail   Dico Tools
A topsail set on the mainmast


Maine   Dico Tools
A state in New England


Mainer   Dico Tools
A resident of Maine


Maine_lobster   Dico Tools
Lobster of Atlantic coast of America


Maine_lobster   Dico Tools
Flesh of cold-water lobsters having large tender claws; caught from Maine to the Carolinas


Mainframe   Dico Tools
(computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing; the CPU and the memory form the central part of a computer to which the peripherals are attached


Mainframe   Dico Tools
A large digital computer serving 100-400 users and occupying a special air-conditioned room


Mainframe_computer   Dico Tools
A large digital computer serving 100-400 users and occupying a special air-conditioned room


Mainland   Dico Tools
The main land mass of a country or continent; as distinguished from an island or peninsula


Mainland_China   Dico Tools
A communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world


Mainline   Dico Tools
Inject into the vein; "She is mainlining heroin"


Mainly   Dico Tools
For the most part; "he is mainly interested in butterflies"


Mainmast   Dico Tools
The chief mast of a sailing vessel with two or more masts


Mainsail   Dico Tools
The lowermost sail on the mainmast


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Mainsheet   Dico Tools
(nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind


Mainspring   Dico Tools
The most important spring in a mechanical device (especially a clock or watch); as it uncoils it drives the mechanism


Mainstay   Dico Tools
The forestay that braces the mainmast


Mainstay   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"


Mainstay   Dico Tools
A prominent supporter; "he is a pillar of the community"


Mainstream   Dico Tools
The prevailing current of thought; "his thinking was in the American mainstream"


Mainstreamed   Dico Tools
(of the handicapped) placed in regular school classes


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


Maintain   Dico Tools
Support against an opponent; "The appellate court upheld the verdict"


Maintain   Dico Tools
State categorically


Maintain   Dico Tools
State or assert; "He maintained his innocence"


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


Maintain   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"


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


Maintain   Dico Tools
Of power or authority


Maintain   Dico Tools
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


Maintain   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"


Maintainable   Dico Tools
Capable of being maintained


Maintained   Dico Tools
Kept in good condition


Maintained   Dico Tools
Continued in your keeping or use or memory; "in...the retained pattern of dancers and guests remembered"


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Maintained   Dico Tools
Made ready for service


Maintainer   Dico Tools
Someone who upholds or maintains; "firm upholders of tradition"; "they are sustainers of the idea of democracy"


Maintenance   Dico Tools
Activity involved in maintaining something in good working order; "he wrote the manual on car care"


Maintenance   Dico Tools
The act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence; "they were in want of sustenance"; "fishing was their main sustainment"


Maintenance   Dico Tools
Court-ordered support paid by one spouse to another after they are separated


Maintenance   Dico Tools
Means of maintenance of a family or group


Maintenance_man   Dico Tools
A skilled worker whose job is to repair things


Maintenance_staff   Dico Tools
Those in a business responsible for maintaining the physical plant


Maintenon   Dico Tools
French consort of Louis XIV who secretly married the king after the death of his first wife (1635-1719)


Main_clause   Dico Tools
A clause in a complex sentence that can stand alone as a complete sentence


Main_course   Dico Tools
A square mainsail


Main_course   Dico Tools
The principal dish of a meal


Main_deck   Dico Tools
The uppermost sheltered deck that runs the entire length of a large vessel


Main_diagonal   Dico Tools
The diagonal of a square matrix running from the upper left entry to the lower right entry


Main_drag   Dico Tools
The main street of a town or city


Main_entry_word   Dico Tools
The form of a word that heads a lexical entry and is alphabetized in a dictionary


Main_file   Dico Tools
(computer science) a computer file that is used as the authority in a given job and that is relatively permanent


Main_line   Dico Tools
The principal route of a transportation system


Main_office   Dico Tools
(usually plural) the office that serves as the administrative center of an enterprise; "many companies have their headquarters in New York"


Main_road   Dico Tools
A major road for any form of motor transport


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Main_rotor   Dico Tools
Rotor consisting of large rotating airfoils on a single-rotor helicopter that produce the lift to support the helicopter in the air


Main_street   Dico Tools
Street that serves as a principal thoroughfare for traffic in a town


Main_Street   Dico Tools
Any small town (or the people who inhabit it); generally used to represent parochialism and materialism (after a novel by Sinclair Lewis); "Main Street will never vote for a liberal politician"


Main_yard   Dico Tools
Yard for a square mainsail


Maiolica   Dico Tools
Highly decorated earthenware with a glaze of tin oxide


Maisonette   Dico Tools
A small house


Maisonette   Dico Tools
A self-contained apartment (usually on two floors) in a larger house and with its own entrance from the outside


Maisonnette   Dico Tools
A small house


Maisonnette   Dico Tools
A self-contained apartment (usually on two floors) in a larger house and with its own entrance from the outside


Maitland   Dico Tools
English historian noted for his works on the history of English law (1850-1906)


Maitreya   Dico Tools
The Bodhisattva who is to appear as a Buddha 5000 years after the death of Gautama


Maitre_d'   Dico Tools
A diningroom attendant who is in charge of the waiters and the seating of customers


Maitre_d'hotel   Dico Tools
A diningroom attendant who is in charge of the waiters and the seating of customers


Maize   Dico Tools
A strong yellow color


Maize   Dico Tools
Tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times


Maja   Dico Tools
Type genus of the Majidae; nearly cosmopolitan in distribution


Majagua   Dico Tools
Erect forest tree of Cuba and Jamaica having variably hairy leaves and orange-yellow or orange-red flowers; yields a moderately dense timber for cabinetwork and gunstocks


Majagua   Dico Tools
Shrubby tree widely distributed along tropical shores; yields a light tough wood used for canoe outriggers and a fiber used for cordage and caulk; often cultivated for ornament


Maja_squinado   Dico Tools
Large European spider crab


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


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Majestic   Dico Tools
Belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler; "golden age of imperial splendor"; "purple tyrant"; "regal attire"; "treated with royal acclaim"; "the royal carriage of a stag''s head"


Majestic   Dico Tools
Majestic in manner or bearing; superior to mundane matters; "his majestic presence"; "olympian detachment"; "olympian beauty and serene composure"


Majestically   Dico Tools
In a majestic manner; "flamingoes walk majestically through the marshes"


Majesty   Dico Tools
Impressiveness in scale or proportion


Majidae   Dico Tools
Spider crabs


Majolica   Dico Tools
Highly decorated earthenware with a glaze of tin oxide


Major   Dico Tools
The principal field of study of a student at a university; "her major is linguistics"


Major   Dico Tools
A commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain


Major   Dico Tools
A university student who is studying a particular field as the principal subject; "she is a linguistics major"


Major   Dico Tools
British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)


Major   Dico Tools
Have as one''s principal field of study; "She is majoring in linguistics"


Major   Dico Tools
Greater in number or size or amount; "a major portion (a majority) of the population"; "Ursa Major"; "a major portion of the winnings"


Major   Dico Tools
Greater in scope or effect; "a major contribution"; "a major improvement"; "a major break with tradition"; "a major misunderstanding"


Major   Dico Tools
Of full legal age; "major children"


Major   Dico Tools
Of a scale or mode; "major scales"; "the key of D major"


Major   Dico Tools
Of the field of academic study in which one concentrates or specializes; "his major field was mathematics"


Major   Dico Tools
Of greater importance or stature or rank; "a major artist"; "a major role"; "major highways"


Major   Dico Tools
Of greater seriousness or danger; "a major earthquake"; "a major hurricane"; "a major illness"


Major(ip)   Dico Tools
Of the elder of two boys with the same family name; "Jones major"


Major-domo   Dico Tools
The chief steward or butler of a great household


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Major-general   Dico Tools
A general officer ranking above a brigadier general and below a lieutenant general


Major-league_club   Dico Tools
A team that plays in a major league


Major-league_team   Dico Tools
A team that plays in a major league


Majorana   Dico Tools
Small genus of herbs usually included in the genus Origanum


Majorana_hortensis   Dico Tools
Aromatic European plant native to Mediterranean and Turkey; not widespread in Europe


Majorca   Dico Tools
The largest of the Balearic Islands


Majority   Dico Tools
The property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part; "the majority of his customers prefer it"; "the bulk of the work is finished"


Majority   Dico Tools
(elections) more than half of the votes


Majority   Dico Tools
The age at which a person is considered competent to manage their own affairs


Majority_leader   Dico Tools
Leader of the majority party in a legislature


Majority_operation   Dico Tools
A threshold operation in which each operand is 0 or 1; output is 1 if and only if more than half the operands have the value 1


Majority_opinion   Dico Tools
The opinion joined by a majority of the court (generally known simply as `the opinion'')


Majority_rule   Dico Tools
The doctrine that the numerical majority of an organized group can make decisions binding on the whole group


Majors   Dico Tools
The most important league in any sport (especially baseball)


Major_affective_disorder   Dico Tools
Any mental disorder not caused by detectable organic abnormalities of the brain and in which a major disturbance of emotions is predominant


Major_axis   Dico Tools
The longest axis of an ellipse or ellipsoid; passes through the two foci


Major_depressive_episode   Dico Tools
(psychiatry) a state of depression with all the classic symptoms (anhedonia and lethargy and sleep disturbance and despondency and morbid thoughts and feelings of worthlessness and sometimes attempted suicide) but with no known organic dysfunction


Major_diatonic_scale   Dico Tools
A diatonic scale with notes separated by whole tones except for the 3rd and 4th and 7th and 8th


Major_form_class   Dico Tools
Any of the parts of speech of traditional grammar


Major_key   Dico Tools
A key whose harmony is based on the major scale


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Major_league   Dico Tools
The most important league in any sport (especially baseball)


Major_leaguer   Dico Tools
A member of a major-league baseball team


Major_lobe   Dico Tools
The maximum lobe in the radiation pattern which is intended to be along the forward axis and which gives the effect of a beam


Major_mode   Dico Tools
A key whose harmony is based on the major scale


Major_power   Dico Tools
A state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world


Major_premise   Dico Tools
The premise of a syllogism that contains the major term (which is the predicate of the conclusion)


Major_premiss   Dico Tools
The premise of a syllogism that contains the major term (which is the predicate of the conclusion)


Major_scale   Dico Tools
A diatonic scale with notes separated by whole tones except for the 3rd and 4th and 7th and 8th


Major_suit   Dico Tools
(bridge) a suit of superior scoring value, either spades or hearts


Major_surgery   Dico Tools
Any surgical procedure that involves anesthesia or respiratory assistance


Major_term   Dico Tools
The term in a syllogism that is the predicate of the conclusion


Major_tranquilizer   Dico Tools
Tranquilizer used to treat psychotic conditions when a calming effect is desired


Major_tranquilliser   Dico Tools
Tranquilizer used to treat psychotic conditions when a calming effect is desired


Major_tranquillizer   Dico Tools
Tranquilizer used to treat psychotic conditions when a calming effect is desired


Majuscule   Dico Tools
One of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis; "printers once kept the type for capitals and for small letters in separate cases; capitals were kept in the upper half of the


Majuscule   Dico Tools
Uppercase; "capital A"; "great A"; "many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script"


Majuscule   Dico Tools
Of or relating to a style of writing characterized by somewhat rounded capital letters; 4th to 8th centuries


MAK   Dico Tools
A terrorist organization founded by Osama bin Laden in the 1980s to provide money and recruit fighters around the world; enlisted and transported thousands of men to Afghanistan to fights the Russians; a split in the group led bin Laden and the extremist


Makaira   Dico Tools
Marlins


Makaira_albida   Dico Tools
Small marlin (to 180 pounds) of western Atlantic


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Makaira_marlina   Dico Tools
Pacific marlin


Makaira_mazara   Dico Tools
Pacific marlin


Makaira_mitsukurii   Dico Tools
Pacific food and game fish marked with dark blue vertical stripes


Makaira_nigricans   Dico Tools
Largest marlin; may reach 2000 pounds; found worldwide in warm seas


Makalu   Dico Tools
A mountain in the Himalayas in Nepal (27,790 feet high)


Makataimeshekiakiak   Dico Tools
Sauk leader who in 1832 led Fox and Sauk warriors against the United States (1767-1838)


Make   Dico Tools
The act of mixing cards haphazardly


Make   Dico Tools
A recognizable kind; "there''s a new brand of hero in the movies now"; "what make of car is that?"


Make   Dico Tools
Act in a certain way so as to acquire; "make friends"; "make enemies"


Make   Dico Tools
Eliminate urine; "Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug"


Make   Dico Tools
Have a bowel movement; "The dog had made in the flower beds"


Make   Dico Tools
Behave in a certain way; "make merry"


Make   Dico Tools
Give certain properties to something; "get someone mad"; "She made us look silly"; "He made a fool of himself at the meeting"; "Don''t make this into a big deal"; "This invention will make you a millionaire"; "Make yourself clear"


Make   Dico Tools
Put in order or neaten; "make the bed"; "make up a room"


Make   Dico Tools
Develop into; "He will make a splendid father!"


Make   Dico Tools
Change from one form into another; "make water into wine"; "make lead into gold"; "make clay into bricks"


Make   Dico Tools
Favor the development of; "Practice makes the winner"


Make   Dico Tools
Cause to be enjoyable or pleasurable; "make my day"


Make   Dico Tools
Institute, enact, or establish; "make laws"


Make   Dico Tools
Calculate as being; "I make the height about 100 feet"


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Make   Dico Tools
Consider as being; "It wasn''t the problem some people made it"


Make   Dico Tools
Make, formulate, or derive in the mind; "I draw a line here"; "draw a conclusion"; "draw parallels"; "make an estimate"; "What do you make of his remarks?"


Make   Dico Tools
Cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner; "The ads induced me to buy a VCR"; "My children finally got me to buy a computer"; "My wife made me buy a new sofa"


Make   Dico Tools
Represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like; "She makes like an actress"


Make   Dico Tools
Assure the success of; "A good review by this critic will make your play!"


Make   Dico Tools
Induce to have sex; "Harry finally seduced Sally"; "Did you score last night?"; "Harry made Sally"


Make   Dico Tools
Make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one''s office"; "create a furor"


Make   Dico Tools
Create or design, often in a certain way; "Do my room in blue"; "I did this piece in wood to express my love for the forest"


Make   Dico Tools
Create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries"


Make   Dico Tools
Create by artistic means; "create a poem"; "Schoenberg created twelve-tone music"; "Picasso created Cubism"; "Auden made verses"


Make   Dico Tools
Give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident"


Make   Dico Tools
Compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way; "People cannot be made to integrate just by passing a law!"; "Heat makes you sweat"


Make   Dico Tools
Make by shaping or bringing together constituents; "make a dress"; "make a cake"; "make a wall of stones"


Make   Dico Tools
Make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"


Make   Dico Tools
Prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"


Make   Dico Tools
Organize or be responsible for; "hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course"


Make   Dico Tools
Gather and light the materials for; "make a fire"


Make   Dico Tools
Perform or carry out; "make a decision"; "make a move"; "make advances"; "make a phone call"


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


Make   Dico Tools
Reach in time; "We barely made the plane"


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Make   Dico Tools
Reach a goal, e.g., "make the first team"; "We made it!"; "She may not make the grade"


Make   Dico Tools
Proceed along a path; "work one''s way through the crowd"; "make one''s way into the forest"


Make   Dico Tools
Head into a specified direction; "The escaped convict took to the hills"; "We made for the mountains"


Make   Dico Tools
Appear to begin an activity; "He made to speak but said nothing i the end"; "She made a if to say hello to us"


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


Make   Dico Tools
Achieve a point or goal; "Nicklaus had a 70"; "The Brazilian team got 4 goals"; "She made 29 points that day"


Make   Dico Tools
Charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club"


Make   Dico Tools
Engage in; "make love, not war"; "make an effort"; "do research"; "do nothing"; "make revolution"


Make   Dico Tools
Carry out or commit; "make a mistake"; "commit a faux-pas"


Make   Dico Tools
Form by assembling individuals or constituents; "Make a quorum"; "The branches made a roof"


Make   Dico Tools
Constitute the essence of; "Clothes make the man"


Make   Dico Tools
To compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting"; "The branches made a roof"; "This makes a fine introduction"


Make   Dico Tools
Amount to; "This salary increase makes no difference to my standard of living"


Make   Dico Tools
Be or be capable of being changed or made into; "He makes a great host"; "He will make a fine father"


Make   Dico Tools
Add up to; "four and four make eight"


Make   Dico Tools
Be suitable for; "Wood makes good furniture"


Make   Dico Tools
Undergo fabrication or creation; "This wool makes into a nice sweater"


Make-believe   Dico Tools
The enactment of a pretense; "it was just pretend"


Make-believe   Dico Tools
Imaginative intellectual play


Make-believe   Dico Tools
Imagined as in a play; "the make-believe world of theater"; "play money"; "dangling their legs in the water to catch pretend fish"


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Make-peace   Dico Tools
Someone who tries to bring peace


Make-up   Dico Tools
Cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance


Make-work   Dico Tools
Active work of little value; "while he was waiting he filled the days with busywork"


Makedonija   Dico Tools
The ancient kingdom of Philip II and Alexander the Great in the southeastern Balkans that is now divided among modern Macedonia and Greece and Bulgaria


Makeover   Dico Tools
A complete reconstruction and renovation of something; "the blighted neighborhood underwent a total makeover"


Makeover   Dico Tools
An overall beauty treatment (involving a person''s hair style and cosmetics and clothing) intended to change or improve a person''s appearance


Maker   Dico Tools
A business engaged in manufacturing some product


Maker   Dico Tools
Terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God


Maker   Dico Tools
A person who makes things


Makeready   Dico Tools
Final preparation and adjustments


Makeshift   Dico Tools
Something contrived to meet an urgent need or emergency


Makeshift   Dico Tools
Done or made using whatever is available; "crossed the river on improvised bridges"; "the survivors used jury-rigged fishing gear"; "the rock served as a makeshift hammer"


Makeup   Dico Tools
Cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance


Makeup   Dico Tools
The way in which someone or something is composed


Makeup   Dico Tools
An event that is substituted for a previously cancelled event; "he missed the test and had to take a makeup"; "the two teams played a makeup one week later"


Makeweight   Dico Tools
A weight added to the scale to reach a required weight


Makeweight   Dico Tools
Anything added to fill out a whole; "some of the items in the collection are mere makeweights"


Make_as_if   Dico Tools
Begin or appear to begin an action; "He made as if to shake my hand"


Make_a_face   Dico Tools
Contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state; "He grimaced when he saw the amount of homework he had to do"


Make_a_motion   Dico Tools
Propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting


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Make_a_point   Dico Tools
Make a point of doing something; act purposefully and intentionally


Make_believe   Dico Tools
Represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like; "She makes like an actress"


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


Make_clean   Dico Tools
Make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from; "Clean the stove!"; "The dentist cleaned my teeth"


Make_do   Dico Tools
Come to terms or deal successfully with; "We got by on just a gallon of gas"; "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day"


Make_for   Dico Tools
Cause to happen or to occur as a consequence; "I cannot work a miracle"; "wreak havoc"; "bring comments"; "play a joke"; "The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area"


Make_full   Dico Tools
Make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride"


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


Make_good   Dico Tools
Act as promised; "make good on promises"


Make_grow   Dico Tools
Cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development; "The perfect climate here develops the grain"; "He developed a new kind of apple"


Make_happy   Dico Tools
Celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities; "The members of the wedding party made merry all night"; "Let''s whoop it up--the boss is gone!"


Make_hay   Dico Tools
Turn to one''s advantage; "The environmentalist lobby made hay of the nuclear plant accident"


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


Make_it   Dico Tools
Go successfully through a test or a selection process; "She passed the new Jersey Bar Exam and can practice law now"


Make_it   Dico Tools
Succeed in a big way; get to the top; "After he published his book, he had arrived"; "I don''t know whether I can make it in science!"; "You will go far, my boy!"


Make_it   Dico Tools
Continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.); "He survived the cancer against all odds"


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


Make_merry   Dico Tools
Celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities; "The members of the wedding party made merry all night"; "Let''s whoop it up--the boss is gone!"


Make_noise   Dico Tools
Emit a noise


Make_out   Dico Tools
Comprehend; "I cannot make out what this politician is saying"


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Make_out   Dico Tools
Try to establish; "She made out that she know nothing about the crime"


Make_out   Dico Tools
Imply or suggest; "Your remarks make me out to be stupid"


Make_out   Dico Tools
Write all the required information onto a form; "fill out this questionnaire, please!"; "make out a form"


Make_out   Dico Tools
Make out and issue; "write out a check"; "cut a ticket"; "Please make the check out to me"


Make_out   Dico Tools
Kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion; "The couple were necking in the back seat of the car"


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


Make_out   Dico Tools
Detect with the senses; "The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards"; "I can''t make out the faces in this photograph"


Make_out   Dico Tools
Come to terms or deal successfully with; "We got by on just a gallon of gas"; "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day"


Make_out   Dico Tools
Proceed or get along; "How is she doing in her new job?"; "How are you making out in graduate school?"; "He''s come a long way"


Make_over   Dico Tools
Make new; "She is remaking her image"


Make_over   Dico Tools
Use again in altered form; "retread an old plot"


Make_pass   Dico Tools
Cause to pass; "She passed around the plates"


Make_peace   Dico Tools
End hostilities; "The brothers who had been fighting over their inheritance finally made peace"


Make_possible   Dico Tools
Make accessible; "This answer opens the door to new objections"


Make_pure   Dico Tools
Remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation; "purify the water"


Make_relaxed   Dico Tools
Cause to feel relaxed; "A hot bath always relaxes me"


Make_sense   Dico Tools
Be reasonable or logical or comprehensible


Make_sure   Dico Tools
Make a point of doing something; act purposefully and intentionally


Make_unnecessary   Dico Tools
Make unnecessary an expenditure or effort; "This will save money"; "I''ll save you the trouble"; "This will save you a lot of time"


Make_up   Dico Tools
Apply make-up or cosmetics to one''s face to appear prettier; "She makes herself up every morning"


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Make_up   Dico Tools
Put in order or neaten; "make the bed"; "make up a room"


Make_up   Dico Tools
Come to terms; "After some discussion we finally made up"


Make_up   Dico Tools
Make up something artificial or untrue


Make_up   Dico Tools
Devise or compose; "This designer makes up our Spring collections"; "He designed women''s shoes"


Make_up   Dico Tools
Do or give something to somebody in return; "Does she pay you for the work you are doing?"


Make_up   Dico Tools
Make up work that was missed due to absence at a later point; "I have to make up a French exam"; "Can I catch up with the material or is it too late?"


Make_up   Dico Tools
Form or compose; "This money is my only income"; "The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance"; "These constitute my entire belonging"; "The children made up the chorus"; "This sum represents my entire income for a year"; "These few men comprise h


Make_up_one's_mind   Dico Tools
Reach, make, or come to a decision about something; "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations"


Make_vibrant_sounds   Dico Tools
Indicate pleasure by purring; characteristic of cats


Make_water   Dico Tools
Eliminate urine; "Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug"


Make_way   Dico Tools
Get out of the way; "make way for the President''s motorcade"


Make_whoopie   Dico Tools
Celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities; "The members of the wedding party made merry all night"; "Let''s whoop it up--the boss is gone!"


Makin   Dico Tools
Battles in World War II in the Pacific (November 1943); United States Marines took the islands from the Japanese after bitter fighting


Making   Dico Tools
The act that results in something coming to be; "the devising of plans"; "the fashioning of pots and pans"; "the making of measurements"; "it was already in the making"


Makings   Dico Tools
The components needed for making or doing something; "the recipe listed all the makings for a chocolate cake"


Makings   Dico Tools
An attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something; "her qualifications for the job are excellent"; "one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree"; "she has the makings of fine musician"


Making_known   Dico Tools
A speech act that conveys information


Making_love   Dico Tools
Sexual activities (often including sexual intercourse) between two people; "his lovemaking disgusted her"; "he hadn''t had any love in months"; "he has a very complicated love life"


Making_water   Dico Tools
A euphemism for urination; "he had to take a leak"


Mako   Dico Tools
Powerful mackerel shark of the Atlantic and Pacific


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Makomako   Dico Tools
Graceful deciduous shrub or small tree having attractive foliage and small red berries that turn black at maturity and are used for making wine


Mako_shark   Dico Tools
Powerful mackerel shark of the Atlantic and Pacific


Maksim_Gorky   Dico Tools
Russian writer of plays and novels and short stories; noted for his depiction of social outcasts


Maksutov_telescope   Dico Tools
Reflecting telescope in which the aberration of the concave mirror is reduced by a meniscus lens


Maktab_al-Khidmat   Dico Tools
A terrorist organization founded by Osama bin Laden in the 1980s to provide money and recruit fighters around the world; enlisted and transported thousands of men to Afghanistan to fights the Russians; a split in the group led bin Laden and the extremist


Mala   Dico Tools
The arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek


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


Malabo   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city of Equatorial Guinea on the island of Bioko in the Gulf of Guinea


Malabsorption   Dico Tools
Abnormal absorption of nutrients from the digestive tract


Malabsorption_syndrome   Dico Tools
A pattern of symptoms including loss of appetite and bloating and weight loss and muscle pain and steatorrhea; associated with celiac disease and sprue and cystic fibrosis


Malacanthidae   Dico Tools
Short-headed marine fishes; often brightly colored


Malacca   Dico Tools
A cane made from the stem of a rattan palm


Malacca   Dico Tools
Stem of the rattan palm used for making canes and umbrella handles


Malacca_cane   Dico Tools
A cane made from the stem of a rattan palm


Malachi   Dico Tools
An Old Testament book containing the prophecies of Malachi


Malachi   Dico Tools
A Hebrew minor prophet of the 5th century BC


Malachias   Dico Tools
An Old Testament book containing the prophecies of Malachi


Malachias   Dico Tools
A Hebrew minor prophet of the 5th century BC


Malachite   Dico Tools
A green mineral used as an ore of copper and for making ornamental objects


Malacia   Dico Tools
A state of abnormal softening of tissue


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Malaclemys   Dico Tools
American terrapins


Malaclemys_centrata   Dico Tools
Of marshes along Atlantic and Gulf coasts of United States


Malaconotinae   Dico Tools
African bush shrikes


Malacopterygian   Dico Tools
Any fish of the superorder Malacopterygii


Malacopterygii   Dico Tools
An extensive group of teleost fishes having fins supported by flexible cartilaginous rays


Malacosoma   Dico Tools
Tent caterpillars


Malacosoma_americana   Dico Tools
Moth whose larvae are tent caterpillars


Malacosoma_disstria   Dico Tools
Moth whose gregarious larvae spin carpets


Malacosoma_disstria   Dico Tools
Larvae of a gregarious North American moth that spins a carpet rather than a tent; serious defoliator of deciduous trees


Malacostraca   Dico Tools
Largest subclass of Crustacea including most of the well-known marine, freshwater, and terrestrial crustaceans: crabs; lobsters; shrimps; sow bugs; beach flies


Malacostracan_crustacean   Dico Tools
A major subclass of crustaceans


Malacothamnus   Dico Tools
Genus of shrubs or small trees: chaparral mallow


Malacothamnus_fasciculatus   Dico Tools
Shrub of coastal ranges of California and Baja California having hairy branches and spikes of numerous mauve flowers; sometimes placed in genus Sphaeralcea


Maladaptive   Dico Tools
Showing faulty adaptation


Maladjusted   Dico Tools
Not well adjusted; "a maladjusted carburetor"


Maladjusted   Dico Tools
Poorly adjusted to demands and stresses of daily living; "a maladjusted child"


Maladjusted   Dico Tools
Emotionally unstable and having difficulty coping with personal relationships


Maladjustive   Dico Tools
Poorly adjusted


Maladjustment   Dico Tools
The condition of being unable to adapt properly to your environment with resulting emotional instability


Maladroit   Dico Tools
Not adroit; "a maladroit movement of his hand caused the car to swerve"; "a maladroit translation"; "maladroit propaganda"


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Maladroitly   Dico Tools
In a maladroit manner; "he dealt with the situation maladroitly"


Maladroitness   Dico Tools
Unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training


Malady   Dico Tools
Impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism


Malady   Dico Tools
Any unwholesome or desperate condition; "what maladies afflict our nation?"


Malaga   Dico Tools
A port city and resort in Andalusia in southern Spain on the Mediterranean


Malagasy_Republic   Dico Tools
A republic on the island of Madagascar; achieved independence from France in 1960


Malahini   Dico Tools
A newcomer to Hawaii


Malaise   Dico Tools
Physical discomfort (as mild sickness or depression)


Malamud   Dico Tools
United States writer (1914-1986)


Malamute   Dico Tools
Breed of sled dog developed in Alaska


Malanga   Dico Tools
Tropical American aroid having edible tubers that are cooked and eaten like yams or potatoes


Malaprop   Dico Tools
The unintentional misuse of a word by confusion with one that sounds similar


Malapropism   Dico Tools
The unintentional misuse of a word by confusion with one that sounds similar


Malapropos   Dico Tools
Of an inappropriate or incorrectly applied nature


Malapropos   Dico Tools
At an inconvenient time; "he arrived inopportunely just as we sat down for dinner"; "she answered malapropos"


Malaria   Dico Tools
An infective disease caused by sporozoan parasites that are transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito; marked by paroxysms of chills and fever


Malarial   Dico Tools
Of or infected by or resembling malaria; "malarial fever"


Malarial_mosquito   Dico Tools
Transmits the malaria parasite


Malaria_mosquito   Dico Tools
Transmits the malaria parasite


Malaria_parasite   Dico Tools
Parasitic protozoan of the genus Plasmodium that causes malaria in humans


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Malar_bone   Dico Tools
The arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek


Malathion   Dico Tools
A yellow insecticide used as a dust or spray to control garden pests and house flies and mites


Malathion_poisoning   Dico Tools
A toxic condition caused by inhaling or ingesting the insecticide Malathion


Malawi   Dico Tools
A landlocked republic in southern central Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1964


Malawian   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Malawi


Malawian   Dico Tools
Relating to or characteristic of Malawi or its people or culture; "Malawian hills"; "Malawian soldiers"


Malawian_monetary_unit   Dico Tools
Monetary unit in Malawi


Malawi_kwacha   Dico Tools
The basic unit of money in Malawi


Malaxis   Dico Tools
Large genus of largely terrestrial orchids with one or a few plicate leaves and slender spikes or tiny mostly green flowers; cosmopolitan


Malaxis-unifolia   Dico Tools
North American orchid having a solitary leaf and flowers with threadlike petals


Malaxis_ophioglossoides   Dico Tools
North American orchid having a solitary leaf and flowers with threadlike petals


Malay   Dico Tools
A western subfamily of Western Malayo-Polynesian languages


Malay   Dico Tools
A member of a people inhabiting the northern Malay Peninsula and Malaysia and parts of the western Malay Archipelago


Malay   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of the people or language of Malaysia and the northern Malay Peninsula and parts of the western Malay Archipelago; "Malay peoples"; "Malayan syllable structure"


Malaya   Dico Tools
A constitutional monarchy in southeastern Asia on Borneo and the Malay Peninsula; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1957


Malayalam   Dico Tools
A Dravidian language (closely related to Tamil) that is spoken in southwestern India


Malayan   Dico Tools
A member of a people inhabiting the northern Malay Peninsula and Malaysia and parts of the western Malay Archipelago


Malayan   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of the people or language of Malaysia and the northern Malay Peninsula and parts of the western Malay Archipelago; "Malay peoples"; "Malayan syllable structure"


Malayan   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of Malaysia; "Malaysian police crack down hard on drug smugglers"; "Malayan crocodiles"


Malayan_tapir   Dico Tools
A tapir found in Malaya and Sumatra


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Malayo-Polynesian   Dico Tools
The branch of the Austronesian languages spoken from Madagascar to the central Pacific


Malayo-Polynesian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the Malayo-Polynesian branch of the Austronesian languages


Malaysia   Dico Tools
A constitutional monarchy in southeastern Asia on Borneo and the Malay Peninsula; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1957


Malaysian   Dico Tools
The Malay language spoken in Malaysia


Malaysian   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Malaysia


Malaysian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of Malaysia; "Malaysian police crack down hard on drug smugglers"; "Malayan crocodiles"


Malaysian_capital   Dico Tools
The capital and largest city of Malaysia


Malaysian_monetary_unit   Dico Tools
Monetary unit is Malaysia


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


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


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


Malay_Peninsula   Dico Tools
A peninsula in southeastern Asia occupied by parts of Malaysia and Thailand and Myanmar


Malcolmia   Dico Tools
Genus of plants usually found in coastal habitats; Mediterranean to Afghanistan


Malcolmia_maritima   Dico Tools
Erect branching herb cultivated for its loose racemes of fragrant white or pink or red or lilac flowers; native to sands and sea cliffs of southwestern Greece and southern Albania


Malcolm_Little   Dico Tools
Militant civil rights leader (1925-1965)


Malcolm_Lowry   Dico Tools
English novelist (1909-1957)


Malcolm_stock   Dico Tools
Any of various ornamental flowering plants of the genus Malcolmia


Malcolm_X   Dico Tools
Militant civil rights leader (1925-1965)


Malcontent   Dico Tools
A person who is discontented or disgusted


Malcontent   Dico Tools
Discontented as toward authority


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Maldivan   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Maldives


Maldives   Dico Tools
A group of about 1,200 small coral islands (about 220 inhabited) in the Indian ocean


Maldives   Dico Tools
A republic on the Maldive Islands; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1965


Maldive_Islands   Dico Tools
A group of about 1,200 small coral islands (about 220 inhabited) in the Indian ocean


Maldivian   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Maldives


Maldon   Dico Tools
A battle in which the Danes defeated the Saxons in 991; celebrated in an old English poem


Male   Dico Tools
An animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)


Male   Dico Tools
The capital of Maldives in the center of the islands


Male   Dico Tools
A person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies


Male   Dico Tools
Being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation; "a male infant"; "a male holly tree"


Male   Dico Tools
For or composed of men or boys; "the male lead"; "masculine attire"


Male   Dico Tools
Characteristic of a man; "a deep male voice"; "manly sports"


Male-patterned_baldness   Dico Tools
Loss of hair on the crown of the head


Maleate   Dico Tools
A salt or ester of maleic acid; used as a nontricyclic antidepressant drug for psychomotor activation


Maleberry   Dico Tools
Deciduous much-branched shrub with dense downy panicles of small bell-shaped white flowers


Malebranche   Dico Tools
French philosopher (1638-1715)


Malecite   Dico Tools
The Algonquian language of the Malecite and Passamaquody peoples


Malecite   Dico Tools
A member of the Algonquian people of northeastern Maine and New Brunswick


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


Maledict   Dico Tools
Under a curse


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Malediction   Dico Tools
The act of calling down a curse that invokes evil (and usually serves as an insult); "he suffered the imprecations of the mob"


Malefactor   Dico Tools
Someone who has committed (or been legally convicted of) a crime


Malefic   Dico Tools
Having or exerting a malignant influence; "malevolent stars"; "a malefic force"


Maleficence   Dico Tools
The quality or nature of being harmful or evil


Maleficence   Dico Tools
Doing or causing evil


Maleficent   Dico Tools
Harmful or evil in intent or effect


Maleic_acid   Dico Tools
A colorless crystalline compound found in unripe fruit (such as apples or tomatoes or cherries) and used mainly to make polyester resins


Malemute   Dico Tools
Breed of sled dog developed in Alaska


Maleness   Dico Tools
The properties characteristic of the male sex


Maleo   Dico Tools
Celebes megapode that lays eggs in holes in sandy beaches


Maleseet   Dico Tools
The Algonquian language of the Malecite and Passamaquody peoples


Malevich   Dico Tools
Russian abstract painter (1878-1935)


Malevolence   Dico Tools
The quality of threatening evil


Malevolence   Dico Tools
Wishing evil to others


Malevolency   Dico Tools
The quality of threatening evil


Malevolent   Dico Tools
Having or exerting a malignant influence; "malevolent stars"; "a malefic force"


Malevolent   Dico Tools
Wishing or appearing to wish evil to others; arising from intense ill will or hatred; "a gossipy malevolent old woman"; "failure made him malevolent toward those who were successful"


Malevolent   Dico Tools
Extremely malevolent or malicious; "the malignant tongues of gossipers"


Malevolently   Dico Tools
In a malevolent manner; "she gossips malevolently"


Malevolent_program   Dico Tools
A computer program designed to have undesirable or harmful effects


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Male_aristocrat   Dico Tools
A man who is an aristocrat


Male_berry   Dico Tools
Deciduous much-branched shrub with dense downy panicles of small bell-shaped white flowers


Male_body   Dico Tools
The body of a male human being


Male_bonding   Dico Tools
The formation of a close personal relationship between men; "the rituals known as male bonding do not necessarily involve drinking beer together"


Male_chauvinism   Dico Tools
Activity indicative of belief in the superiority of men over women


Male_chauvinist   Dico Tools
A man with a chauvinistic belief in the inferiority of women


Male_chest   Dico Tools
The chest of a man


Male_child   Dico Tools
A youthful male person; "the baby was a boy"; "she made the boy brush his teeth every night"; "most soldiers are only boys in uniform"


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


Male_fern   Dico Tools
Fern of North America and Europe whose rhizomes and stalks yield an oleoresin used to expel tapeworms


Male_genitalia   Dico Tools
External male sex organs


Male_genitals   Dico Tools
External male sex organs


Male_genital_organ   Dico Tools
External male sex organs


Male_horse   Dico Tools
The male of species Equus caballus


Male_hypogonadism   Dico Tools
The state of being a eunuch (either because of lacking testicles or because they failed to develop)


Male_internal_reproductive_organ   Dico Tools
The reproductive organs of a man


Male_monarch   Dico Tools
A male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom


Male_offspring   Dico Tools
A child who is male


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


Male_orgasm   Dico Tools
An orgasm accompanied by the sensation of ejaculation of semen


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Male_parent   Dico Tools
A male parent (also used as a term of address to your father); "his father was born in Atlanta"


Male_person   Dico Tools
A person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies


Male_plug   Dico Tools
An electrical device with two or three pins that is inserted in a socket to make an electrical connection


Male_reproductive_gland   Dico Tools
The reproductive organs of a man


Male_reproductive_system   Dico Tools
The reproductive system of males


Male_sibling   Dico Tools
A sibling who is male


Malfeasance   Dico Tools
Wrongful conduct by a public official


Malfeasant   Dico Tools
One guilty of malfeasance


Malformation   Dico Tools
Something abnormal or anomalous


Malformation   Dico Tools
An affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed


Malformed   Dico Tools
So badly formed or out of shape as to be ugly; "deformed thalidomide babies"; "his poor distorted limbs"; "an ill-shapen vase"; "a limp caused by a malformed foot"; "misshapen old fingers"


Malfunction   Dico Tools
A failure to function normally


Malfunction   Dico Tools
Fail to function or function improperly; "the coffee maker malfunctioned"


Malfunctioning   Dico Tools
Not performing or able to perform its regular function; "a malfunctioning valve"


Malheur_wire_lettuce   Dico Tools
A small plant of Oregon resembling mustard; a threatened species


Mali   Dico Tools
A landlocked republic in northwestern Africa; achieved independence from France in 1960; Mali was a center of West African civilization for more than 4,000 years


Malian   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Mali


Malian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of Mali or its people; "Malian deserts"


Malice   Dico Tools
The quality of threatening evil


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