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An alphabetical listing of General terms and items.

 
Q   Dico Tools
The 17th letter of the Roman alphabet


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Qadi   Dico Tools
An Islamic judge


Qaeda   Dico Tools
An intensely anti-western terrorist network that dispenses money and logistical support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist group; has cells in more than 50 countries


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


Qassam_Brigades   Dico Tools
The military arm of Hamas responsible for suicide bombings and other attacks on Israel


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


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


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


Qatari   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Qatar


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


Qatari_dirham   Dico Tools
100 dirhams equal 1 riyal


Qatari_monetary_unit   Dico Tools
Monetary unit in Qatar


Qatari_riyal   Dico Tools
The basic unit of money in Qatar


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


QCD   Dico Tools
A theory of strong interactions between elementary particles (including the interaction that binds protons and neutrons in the nucleus); it assumes that strongly interacting particles (hadrons) are made of quarks and that gluons bind the quarks together


QED   Dico Tools
A relativistic quantum theory of the electromagnetic interactions of photons and electrons and muons


Qepiq   Dico Tools
100 qepiq equal 1 manat


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


Qiang   Dico Tools
The Tibeto-Burman language spoken in Sichuan


Qiangic   Dico Tools
The Tibeto-Burman language spoken in Sichuan


Qibla   Dico Tools
A small terrorist group of Muslims in South Africa formed in the 1980s; was inspired by Ayatollah Khomeini to create an Islamic state in South Africa


Qibla   Dico Tools
The direction of the Kaaba toward which Muslims turn for their daily prayers


Qindarka   Dico Tools
100 qindarka equal 1 lek


Qing   Dico Tools
The last imperial dynasty of China (from 1644 to 1912) which was overthrown by revolutionaries; during the Qing dynasty China was ruled by the Manchu


Qing_dynasty   Dico Tools
The last imperial dynasty of China (from 1644 to 1912) which was overthrown by revolutionaries; during the Qing dynasty China was ruled by the Manchu


Qintar   Dico Tools
100 qindarka equal 1 lek


Qoph   Dico Tools
The 19th letter of the Hebrew alphabet


Quaalude   Dico Tools
Sedative-hypnotic drug (trade name Quaalude) that is a drug of abuse


Quack   Dico Tools
The harsh sound of a duck


Quack   Dico Tools
An untrained person who pretends to be a physician and who dispenses medical advice


Quack   Dico Tools
Act as a medical quack or a charlatan


Quack   Dico Tools
Utter quacking noises; "The ducks quacked"


Quack(a)   Dico Tools
Medically unqualified; "a quack doctor"


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Quack-quack   Dico Tools
Child''s word for a duck


Quackery   Dico Tools
Medical practice and advice based on observation and experience in ignorance of scientific findings


Quackery   Dico Tools
The dishonesty of a charlatan


Quackgrass   Dico Tools
European grass spreading rapidly by creeping rhizomes; naturalized in North America as a weed


Quack_grass   Dico Tools
European grass spreading rapidly by creeping rhizomes; naturalized in North America as a weed


Quad   Dico Tools
A rectangular area surrounded on all sides by buildings


Quad   Dico Tools
(printing) a block of type without a raised letter; used for spacing between words


Quad   Dico Tools
A muscle of the thigh that extends the leg


Quad   Dico Tools
One of four children born at the same time from the same pregnancy


Quadragesima   Dico Tools
The first Sunday in Lent


Quadrangle   Dico Tools
A rectangular area surrounded on all sides by buildings


Quadrangle   Dico Tools
A four-sided polygon


Quadrangular   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or shaped like a quadrangle


Quadrangular_prism   Dico Tools
A prism whose bases are quadrangles


Quadrant   Dico Tools
A measuring instrument for measuring altitude of heavenly bodies


Quadrant   Dico Tools
The area enclosed by two perpendicular radii of a circle


Quadrant   Dico Tools
Any of the four areas into which a plane is divided by two orthogonal coordinate axes


Quadrant   Dico Tools
A quarter of the circumference of a circle


Quadrant   Dico Tools
A quarter of the circumference of a circle


Quadrantanopia   Dico Tools
Blindness in one fourth of the visual field


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Quadraphonic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to quadraphony; "his quadraphonic sound system"


Quadraphonic_system   Dico Tools
A stereophonic sound recording or reproducing system system using four separate channels


Quadraphony   Dico Tools
A stereophonic sound recording or reproducing system system using four separate channels


Quadrasonic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to quadraphony; "his quadraphonic sound system"


Quadrate   Dico Tools
A square-shaped object


Quadrate   Dico Tools
A cubelike object


Quadrate   Dico Tools
Having four sides and four angles


Quadratic   Dico Tools
A polynomial of the second degree


Quadratic   Dico Tools
An equation in which the highest power of an unknown quantity is a square


Quadratic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the second power; "quadratic equation"


Quadratic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or resembling a square; "quadratic shapes"


Quadratics   Dico Tools
A branch of algebra dealing with quadratic equations


Quadratic_equation   Dico Tools
An equation in which the highest power of an unknown quantity is a square


Quadratic_polynomial   Dico Tools
A polynomial of the second degree


Quadrature   Dico Tools
The construction of a square having the same area as some other figure


Quadric   Dico Tools
A curve or surface whose equation (in Cartesian coordinates) is of the second degree


Quadriceps   Dico Tools
A muscle of the thigh that extends the leg


Quadriceps_femoris   Dico Tools
A muscle of the thigh that extends the leg


Quadric_surface   Dico Tools
A curve or surface whose equation (in Cartesian coordinates) is of the second degree


Quadrigesima_Sunday   Dico Tools
The first Sunday in Lent


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Quadrilateral   Dico Tools
A four-sided polygon


Quadrilateral   Dico Tools
Having four sides


Quadrille   Dico Tools
A square dance of 5 or more figures for 4 or more couples


Quadrille   Dico Tools
Music for dancing the quadrille


Quadrillion   Dico Tools
The number that is represented as a one followed by 15 zeros


Quadrillion   Dico Tools
The number that is represented as a one followed by 24 zeros; "in England they call a septillion a quadrillion"


Quadrillionth   Dico Tools
One part in a quadrillion


Quadripara   Dico Tools
(obstetrics) woman who has given birth to a viable infant in each of four pregnancies


Quadripartite   Dico Tools
Involving four parties


Quadriphonic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to quadraphony; "his quadraphonic sound system"


Quadriphonic_system   Dico Tools
A stereophonic sound recording or reproducing system system using four separate channels


Quadriplegia   Dico Tools
Paralysis of both arms and both legs


Quadriplegic   Dico Tools
A person who is paralyzed in both arms and both legs


Quadrisonic   Dico Tools
Of or relating to quadraphony; "his quadraphonic sound system"


Quadroon   Dico Tools
An offspring of a Mulatto and a White parent; a person who is one-quarter Black


Quadrumvirate   Dico Tools
A group of four men


Quadruped   Dico Tools
An animal especially a mammal having four limbs specialized for walking


Quadruped   Dico Tools
Having four feet


Quadrupedal   Dico Tools
Having four feet


Quadruple   Dico Tools
A quantity that is four times as great as another


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Quadruple   Dico Tools
Increase fourfold; "His stock earning quadrupled"


Quadruple   Dico Tools
Four times as great or many; "a fourfold increase in the dosage"


Quadruple   Dico Tools
Having four units or components; "quadruple rhythm has four beats per measure"; "quadruplex wire"


Quadruplet   Dico Tools
A set of four similar things considered as a unit


Quadruplet   Dico Tools
One of four children born at the same time from the same pregnancy


Quadruplet   Dico Tools
The cardinal number that is the sum of three and one


Quadruplex   Dico Tools
Having four units or components; "quadruple rhythm has four beats per measure"; "quadruplex wire"


Quadruple_time   Dico Tools
A time signature indicating four beats to the bar


Quadruplicate   Dico Tools
Any four copies; any of four things that correspond to one another exactly; "it was signed in quadruplicate"


Quadruplicate   Dico Tools
Reproduce fourfold; "quadruplicate the bill"


Quadruplicate   Dico Tools
Having four units or components; "quadruple rhythm has four beats per measure"; "quadruplex wire"


Quadrupling   Dico Tools
Increase by a factor of four


Quaestor   Dico Tools
Any of several public officials of ancient Rome (usually in charge of finance and administration)


Quaff   Dico Tools
A hearty draft


Quaff   Dico Tools
To swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught; "The men gulped down their beers"


Quaffer   Dico Tools
A person who drinks heartily


Quag   Dico Tools
A soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot


Quagga   Dico Tools
Mammal of South Africa that resembled a zebra; extinct since late 19th century


Quaggy   Dico Tools
(of soil) soft and watery; "the ground was boggy under foot"; "a marshy coastline"; "miry roads"; "wet mucky lowland"; "muddy barnyard"; "quaggy terrain"; "the sloughy edge of the pond"; "swampy bayous"


Quagmire   Dico Tools
A soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot


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Quahaug   Dico Tools
An edible American clam


Quahaug   Dico Tools
Atlantic coast round clams with hard shells; large clams usually used for chowders or other clam dishes


Quahog   Dico Tools
An edible American clam


Quahog   Dico Tools
Atlantic coast round clams with hard shells; large clams usually used for chowders or other clam dishes


Quail   Dico Tools
Small gallinaceous game birds


Quail   Dico Tools
Flesh of quail; suitable for roasting or broiling if young; otherwise must be braised


Quail   Dico Tools
Draw back, as with fear or pain; "she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf"


Quail_at   Dico Tools
Anticipate with dread or anxiety


Quail_brush   Dico Tools
Spiny shrub with silvery-scurfy foliage of alkaline plains of southwestern United States and Mexico


Quail_bush   Dico Tools
Spiny shrub with silvery-scurfy foliage of alkaline plains of southwestern United States and Mexico


Quaint   Dico Tools
Strange in an interesting or pleasing way; "quaint dialect words"; "quaint streets of New Orleans, that most foreign of American cities"


Quaint   Dico Tools
Very strange or unusual; odd or even incongruous in character or appearance; "the head terminating in the quaint duck bill which gives the animal its vernacular name"- Bill Beatty; "came forth a quaint and fearful sight"- Sir Walter Scott; "a quaint sense


Quaint   Dico Tools
Attractively old-fashioned (but not necessarily authentic); "houses with quaint thatched roofs"; "a vaulted roof supporting old-time chimney pots"


Quaintly   Dico Tools
In a quaint old-fashioned manner; "the room was quaintly furnished"


Quaintly   Dico Tools
In a strange but not unpleasant manner; "the old lady expressed herself somewhat quaintly"


Quaintness   Dico Tools
Strangeness as a consequence of being old fashioned; "some words in her dialect had a charming quaintness"


Quaintness   Dico Tools
The quality of being quaint and old-fashioned; "she liked the old cottage; its quaintness was appealing"


Quai_d'Orsay   Dico Tools
The French department in charge of foreign affairs; referred to familiarly by its address in Paris


Quai_d'Orsay   Dico Tools
The street in Paris along the south bank of the Seine known for its governmental ministries


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


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Quake   Dico Tools
Shake with seismic vibrations; "The earth was quaking"


Quake   Dico Tools
Shake with fast, tremulous movements; "His nostrils palpitated"


Quaker   Dico Tools
A member of the Religious Society of Friends founded by George Fox (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)


Quaker   Dico Tools
One who quakes and trembles with (or as with) fear


Quakerism   Dico Tools
The theological doctrine of the Society of Friends characterized by opposition to war and rejection of ritual and a formal creed and an ordained ministry


Quakers   Dico Tools
A Christian sect founded by George Fox about 1660; commonly called Quakers


Quaker_gun   Dico Tools
A dummy gun or piece of artillery made usually of wood


Quaking   Dico Tools
Vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze; "a quaking bog"; "the quaking child asked for more"; "quivering leaves of a poplar tree"; "with shaking knees"; "seemed shaky on her feet"; "sparklin


Quaking_aspen   Dico Tools
Old World aspen with a broad much-branched crown; northwestern Europe and Siberia to North Africa


Qualification   Dico Tools
The act of modifying or changing the strength of some idea; "his new position involves a qualification of his party''s platform"


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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"


Qualification   Dico Tools
A statement that limits or restricts some claim; "he recommended her without any reservations"


Qualified   Dico Tools
Legally qualified; "a competent witness"


Qualified   Dico Tools
Contingent on something else


Qualified   Dico Tools
Having elements or qualities mixed in proper or suitable proportions; especially made less severe; "justice moderated with mercy"


Qualified   Dico Tools
Restricted in meaning; (as e.g. `man'' in `a tall man'')


Qualified   Dico Tools
Meeting the proper standards and requirements and training for an office or position or task; "many qualified applicants for the job"


Qualified   Dico Tools
Limited or restricted; not absolute; "gave only qualified approval"


Qualified   Dico Tools
Holding appropriate documentation and officially on record as qualified to perform a specified function or practice a specified skill; "a registered pharmacist"; "a registered hospital"


Qualifier   Dico Tools
A content word that qualifies the meaning of a noun or verb


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Qualifier   Dico Tools
A contestant who meets certain requirements and so qualifies to take part in the next stage of competition; "the tournament was won by a late qualifier"


Qualify   Dico Tools
Add a modifier to a constituent


Qualify   Dico Tools
Make more specific; "qualify these remarks"


Qualify   Dico Tools
Make fit or prepared; "Your education qualifies you for this job"


Qualify   Dico Tools
Describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of; "You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist"; "This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover"


Qualify   Dico Tools
Pronounce fit or able; "She was qualified to run the marathon"; "They nurses were qualified to administer the injections"


Qualify   Dico Tools
Specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement; "The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life"; "The contract stipulates the dates of the payments"


Qualify   Dico Tools
Prove capable or fit; meet requirements


Qualifying   Dico Tools
Success in satisfying a test or requirement; "his future depended on his passing that test"; "he got a pass in introductory chemistry"


Qualifying   Dico Tools
The grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase


Qualifying   Dico Tools
Referring to or qualifying another sentence element; "relative pronoun"; "relative clause"


Qualifying_adjective   Dico Tools
An adjective that ascribes to its noun the value of an attribute of that noun (e.g., `a nervous person'' or `a musical speaking voice'')


Qualitative   Dico Tools
Involving distinctions based on qualities; "qualitative change"; "qualitative data"; "qualitative analysis determines the chemical constituents of a substance or mixture"


Qualitative   Dico Tools
Relating to or involving comparisons based on qualities


Qualitatively   Dico Tools
In a qualitative manner; "this discoloration qualitatively suggests that the substance is low in inorganic iron"


Qualitative_analysis   Dico Tools
The act of decomposing a substance into its constituent elements


Quality   Dico Tools
An essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare


Quality   Dico Tools
A degree or grade of excellence or worth; "the quality of students has risen"; "an executive of low caliber"


Quality   Dico Tools
(music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound); "the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely"; "the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet"


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A characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something; "each town has a quality all its own"; "the radical character of our demands"


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Quality   Dico Tools
High social status; "a man of quality"


Quality   Dico Tools
Of high social status; "people of quality"; "a quality family"


Quality   Dico Tools
Of superior grade; "choice wines"; "prime beef"; "prize carnations"; "quality paper"; "select peaches"


Quality_control   Dico Tools
Maintenance of standards of quality of manufactured goods


Quality_of_life   Dico Tools
Your personal satisfaction (or dissatisfaction) with the cultural or intellectual conditions under which you live (as distinct from material comfort); "the new art museum is expected to improve the quality of life"


Qualm   Dico Tools
Uneasiness about the fitness of an action


Qualm   Dico Tools
A mild state of nausea


Quamash   Dico Tools
Any of several plants of the genus Camassia; North and South America


Quamassia   Dico Tools
Genus of scapose herbs of North and South America having large edible bulbs


Quamoclit_pennata   Dico Tools
Tropical American annual climber having red (sometimes white) flowers and finely dissected leaves; naturalized in United States and elsewhere


Quandang   Dico Tools
Red Australian fruit; used for dessert or in jam


Quandang   Dico Tools
Australian tree with edible flesh and edible nutlike seed


Quandary   Dico Tools
State of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a choice between equally unfavorable options


Quandary   Dico Tools
A situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one; "finds himself in a most awkward predicament"; "the woeful plight of homeless people"


Quandong   Dico Tools
Red Australian fruit; used for dessert or in jam


Quandong   Dico Tools
Australian tree having hard white timber and glossy green leaves with white flowers followed by one-seeded glossy blue fruit


Quandong   Dico Tools
The fruit of the Brisbane quandong tree


Quandong   Dico Tools
Australian tree with edible flesh and edible nutlike seed


Quandong_nut   Dico Tools
Edible nutlike seed of the quandong fruit


Quandong_tree   Dico Tools
Australian tree having hard white timber and glossy green leaves with white flowers followed by one-seeded glossy blue fruit


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Quandong_tree   Dico Tools
Australian tree with edible flesh and edible nutlike seed


Quango   Dico Tools
QUAsi Non-Governmental Organization; an organization that is financed by the government yet acts independently of the government


Quantal   Dico Tools
Of or relating to a quantum or capable of existing in only one of two states


Quantifiability   Dico Tools
The quality of being measurable


Quantifiable   Dico Tools
Capable of being quantified


Quantification   Dico Tools
The act of discovering or expressing the quantity of something


Quantification   Dico Tools
A limitation imposed on the variables of a proposition (as by the quantifiers `some'' or `all'' or `no'')


Quantifier   Dico Tools
(grammar) a word that expresses a quantity (as `fifteen'' or `many'')


Quantifier   Dico Tools
(logic) a word (such as `some'' or `all'' or `no'') that binds the variables in a logical proposition


Quantify   Dico Tools
Express as a number or measure or quantity; "Can you quantify your results?"


Quantify   Dico Tools
Use as a quantifier


Quantisation   Dico Tools
The act of dividing into quanta or expressing in terms of quantum theory


Quantise   Dico Tools
Apply quantum theory to; restrict the number of possible values of (a quantity) or states of (a physical entity or system) so that certain variables can assume only certain discrete magnitudes that are integral multiples of a common factor; "Quantize grav


Quantise   Dico Tools
Telecommunications: approximate (a signal varying continuously in amplitude) by one whose amplitude is restricted to a prescribed set of discrete values


Quantitative   Dico Tools
Expressible as a quantity or relating to or susceptible of measurement; "export wheat without quantitative limitations"; "quantitative analysis determines the amounts and proportions of the chemical constituents of a substance or mixture"


Quantitative   Dico Tools
(of verse) having a metric system based on relative duration of syllables; "in typical Greek and Latin verse of the classical period the rhymic system is based on some arrangement of long and short elements"


Quantitative   Dico Tools
Relating to the measurement of quantity; "quantitative studies"


Quantitatively   Dico Tools
In a quantitative manner; "this can be expressed quantitatively"


Quantitative_analysis   Dico Tools
Chemical analysis to determine the amounts of each element in the substance


Quantitative_chemical_analysis   Dico Tools
Chemical analysis to determine the amounts of each element in the substance


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Quantitative_relation   Dico Tools
A relation between magnitudes


Quantity   Dico Tools
How much there is of something that you can quantify


Quantity   Dico Tools
An adequate or large amount; "he had a quantity of ammunition"


Quantity   Dico Tools
Something that has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable


Quantity_unit   Dico Tools
A measure of the quantity of electricity (determined by the amount of an electric current and the time for which it flows)


Quantization   Dico Tools
The act of dividing into quanta or expressing in terms of quantum theory


Quantize   Dico Tools
Apply quantum theory to; restrict the number of possible values of (a quantity) or states of (a physical entity or system) so that certain variables can assume only certain discrete magnitudes that are integral multiples of a common factor; "Quantize grav


Quantize   Dico Tools
Telecommunications: approximate (a signal varying continuously in amplitude) by one whose amplitude is restricted to a prescribed set of discrete values


Quantized   Dico Tools
Of or relating to a quantum or capable of existing in only one of two states


Quantong   Dico Tools
Red Australian fruit; used for dessert or in jam


Quantum   Dico Tools
(physics) the smallest discrete quantity of some physical property that a system can possess (according to quantum theory)


Quantum   Dico Tools
A discrete amount of something that is analogous to the quantum in quantum theory


Quantum_chromodynamics   Dico Tools
A theory of strong interactions between elementary particles (including the interaction that binds protons and neutrons in the nucleus); it assumes that strongly interacting particles (hadrons) are made of quarks and that gluons bind the quarks together


Quantum_electrodynamics   Dico Tools
A relativistic quantum theory of the electromagnetic interactions of photons and electrons and muons


Quantum_field_theory   Dico Tools
The branch of quantum physics that is concerned with the theory of fields; it was motivated by the question of how an atom radiates light as its electrons jump from excited states


Quantum_jump   Dico Tools
A sudden large increase or advance; "this may not insure success but it will represent a quantum leap from last summer"


Quantum_jump   Dico Tools
(physics) an abrupt transition of an electron or atom or molecule from one quantum state to another with the emission or absorption of a quantum


Quantum_leap   Dico Tools
A sudden large increase or advance; "this may not insure success but it will represent a quantum leap from last summer"


Quantum_mechanics   Dico Tools
The branch of quantum physics that accounts for matter at the atomic level; an extension of statistical mechanics based on quantum theory (especially the Pauli exclusion principle)


Quantum_physics   Dico Tools
The branch of physics based on quantum theory


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Quantum_theory   Dico Tools
(physics) a physical theory that certain properties occur only in discrete amounts (quanta)


Quapaw   Dico Tools
The Dhegiha dialect spoken by the Quapaw people


Quapaw   Dico Tools
A member of the Siouan people of the Arkansas river valley in Arkansas


Quarantine   Dico Tools
Isolation to prevent the spread of infectious disease


Quarantine   Dico Tools
Enforced isolation of patients suffering from a contagious disease in order to prevent the spread of disease


Quarantine   Dico Tools
Place into enforced isolation, as for medical reasons; "My dog was quarantined before he could live in England"


Quarantined   Dico Tools
Under forced isolation especially for health reasons; "a quarantined animal"; "isolated patients"


Quark   Dico Tools
Fresh unripened cheese of a smooth texture made from pasteurized milk, a starter, and rennet


Quark   Dico Tools
Hypothetical truly fundamental particle in mesons and baryons; there are supposed to be six flavors of quarks (and their antiquarks), which come in pairs; each has an electric charge of +2/3 or -1/3


Quark_cheese   Dico Tools
Fresh unripened cheese of a smooth texture made from pasteurized milk, a starter, and rennet


Quarrel   Dico Tools
An arrow that is shot from a crossbow; has a head with four edges


Quarrel   Dico Tools
An angry dispute; "they had a quarrel"; "they had words"


Quarrel   Dico Tools
Have a disagreement over something; "We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America"; "These tewo fellows are always scrapping over something"


Quarreler   Dico Tools
A disputant who quarrels


Quarreller   Dico Tools
A disputant who quarrels


Quarrelsome   Dico Tools
Given to quarreling; "arguing children"; "quarrelsome when drinking"


Quarrelsomeness   Dico Tools
A disposition to fight


Quarrier   Dico Tools
A man who works in a quarry


Quarry   Dico Tools
Animal hunted or caught for food


Quarry   Dico Tools
A surface excavation for extracting stone or slate; "a British term for `quarry'' is `stone pit''"


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Quarry   Dico Tools
A person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence; "he fell prey to muggers"; "everyone was fair game"; "the target of a manhunt"


Quarry   Dico Tools
Extract (something such as stones) from or as if from a quarry; "quarry marble"


Quarrying   Dico Tools
The extraction of building stone or slate from an open surface quarry


Quarryman   Dico Tools
A man who works in a quarry


Quart   Dico Tools
A United States liquid unit equal to 32 fluid ounces; four quarts equal one gallon


Quart   Dico Tools
A United States dry unit equal to 2 pints or 67.2 cubic inches


Quart   Dico Tools
A British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 pints or 1.136 liters


Quartan   Dico Tools
Occurring every fourth day (especially the fever and weakness of malaria); "quartan malaria"


Quarter   Dico Tools
Piece of leather that comprises the part of a shoe or boot covering the heel and joining the vamp


Quarter   Dico Tools
The rear part of a ship


Quarter   Dico Tools
A district of a city having some distinguishing character; "the Latin Quarter"


Quarter   Dico Tools
An unspecified person; "he dropped a word in the right quarter"


Quarter   Dico Tools
A United States coin worth one fourth of a dollar; "he fed four quarters into the slot machine"


Quarter   Dico Tools
A quarter of a hundredweight (28 pounds)


Quarter   Dico Tools
A quarter of a hundredweight (25 pounds)


Quarter   Dico Tools
One of four equal parts; "a quarter of a pound"


Quarter   Dico Tools
One of the four major division of the compass; "the wind is coming from that quarter"


Quarter   Dico Tools
A fourth part of a year; three months; "unemployment fell during the last quarter"


Quarter   Dico Tools
One of four periods into which the school year is divided; "the fall quarter ends at Christmas"


Quarter   Dico Tools
A unit of time equal to 15 minutes or a quarter of an hour; "it''s a quarter til 4"; "a quarter after 4 o''clock"


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Quarter   Dico Tools
One of four periods of play into which some games are divided; "both teams scored in the first quarter"


Quarter   Dico Tools
Divide by four; divide into quarters


Quarter   Dico Tools
Divide into quarters; "quarter an apple"


Quarter   Dico Tools
Pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him; "in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes"


Quarter   Dico Tools
Provide housing for (military personnel)


Quarter-century   Dico Tools
25 years


Quarter-circle   Dico Tools
A quarter of the circumference of a circle


Quarter-hour   Dico Tools
A quarter of an hour


Quarter-tone   Dico Tools
Half of a semitone


Quarter-vine   Dico Tools
Woody flowering vine of southern United States; stems show a cross in transverse section


Quarterback   Dico Tools
The position of the football player in the backfield who directs the offensive play of his team; "quarterback is the most important position on the team"


Quarterback   Dico Tools
(football) the person who plays quarterback


Quarterback   Dico Tools
Play the quarterback


Quarterdeck   Dico Tools
The stern area of a ship''s upper deck


Quarterfinal   Dico Tools
One of the four competitions in an elimination tournament whose winners go on to play in the semifinals


Quartering   Dico Tools
Dividing into four equal parts


Quartering   Dico Tools
Living accommodations (especially those assigned to military personnel)


Quartering   Dico Tools
A coat of arms that occupies one quarter of an escutcheon; combining four coats of arms on one shield usually represented intermarriages


Quarterlight   Dico Tools
Car window consisting of a small pivoted glass vent in the door of a car


Quarterly   Dico Tools
A periodical that is published every quarter


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Quarterly   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or consisting of a quarter; "quarterly report"


Quarterly   Dico Tools
In three month intervals; "interest is compounded quarterly"


Quarterly   Dico Tools
In diagonally opposed quarters of an escutcheon; "two coats of arms borne quarterly"


Quartermaster   Dico Tools
An army officer who provides clothing and subsistence for troops


Quartermaster_general   Dico Tools
A staff officer in charge of supplies for a whole army


Quartern   Dico Tools
One of four equal parts; "a quarter of a pound"


Quarters   Dico Tools
Housing available for people to live in; "he found quarters for his family"; "I visited his bachelor quarters"


Quarterstaff   Dico Tools
A long stout staff used as a weapon


Quartervine   Dico Tools
Woody flowering vine of southern United States; stems show a cross in transverse section


Quarter_crack   Dico Tools
A crack on the inside of a horse''s forefoot


Quarter_day   Dico Tools
A Christian holy day; one of four specified days when certain payments are due


Quarter_horse   Dico Tools
A small powerful horse originally bred for sprinting in quarter-mile races in Virginia


Quarter_mile   Dico Tools
A unit of length equal to a quarter of 1 mile


Quarter_note   Dico Tools
A musical note having the time value of a quarter of a whole note


Quarter_plate   Dico Tools
A photographic plate measuring 3.25 inches by 4.25 inches


Quarter_rest   Dico Tools
A musical rest having one-fourth the time value of a whole rest


Quarter_round   Dico Tools
A convex molding having a cross section in the form of a quarter of a circle or of an ellipse


Quarter_section   Dico Tools
A land unit equal to a quarter of a section (160 acres) and measuring 1/2 mile on a side


Quarter_sessions   Dico Tools
A local court with criminal jurisdiction and sometimes administrative functions


Quarter_stock   Dico Tools
Stock with a par value of $25/share


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Quarter_tone   Dico Tools
Half of a semitone


Quartet   Dico Tools
A musical composition for four performers


Quartet   Dico Tools
Four people considered as a unit; "he joined a barbershop quartet"; "the foursome teed off before 9 a.m."


Quartet   Dico Tools
A set of four similar things considered as a unit


Quartet   Dico Tools
Four performers or singers who perform together


Quartet   Dico Tools
The cardinal number that is the sum of three and one


Quartette   Dico Tools
A musical composition for four performers


Quartette   Dico Tools
Four people considered as a unit; "he joined a barbershop quartet"; "the foursome teed off before 9 a.m."


Quartette   Dico Tools
A set of four similar things considered as a unit


Quartette   Dico Tools
Four performers or singers who perform together


Quartic   Dico Tools
An algebraic equation of the fourth degree


Quartic_polynomial   Dico Tools
A polynomial of the fourth degree


Quartile   Dico Tools
(statistics) any of three points that divide an ordered distribution into four parts each containing one quarter of the scores


Quarto   Dico Tools
The size of a book whose pages are made by folding a sheet of paper twice to form four leaves


Quartz   Dico Tools
A hard glossy mineral consisting of silicon dioxide in crystal form; present in most rocks (especially sandstone and granite); yellow sand is quartz with iron oxide impurities


Quartz   Dico Tools
Colorless glass made of almost pure silica


Quartzite   Dico Tools
Hard metamorphic rock consisting essentially of interlocking quartz crystals


Quartzose   Dico Tools
Relating to or made of quartz


Quartz_battery   Dico Tools
A stamp mill for stamping quartz


Quartz_crystal   Dico Tools
A thin plate or small rod of quartz cut along certain lines and ground so that it can produce an electric signal at a constant frequency; used in crystal oscillators


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Quartz_glass   Dico Tools
Colorless glass made of almost pure silica


Quartz_lamp   Dico Tools
A mercury-vapor lamp that is enclosed in a quartz container instead of a glass container


Quartz_mill   Dico Tools
A stamp mill for stamping quartz


Quartz_oscillator   Dico Tools
An oscillator that produces electrical oscillations at a frequency determined by the physical characteristics of a piezoelectric quartz crystal


Quasar   Dico Tools
A starlike object that may send out radio waves and other forms of energy; large red shifts imply enormous recession velocities


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


Quash   Dico Tools
Declare invalid; "The contract was annulled"; "void a plea"


Quasi(a)   Dico Tools
Having some resemblance; "a quasi success"; "a quasi contract"


Quasi-NGO   Dico Tools
QUAsi Non-Governmental Organization; an organization that is financed by the government yet acts independently of the government


Quasi-religious   Dico Tools
Resembling something that is religious


Quasi-royal   Dico Tools
Having the power but not the rank or title of a king; "one of the quasi-royal rulers of Africa"


Quasi-stellar_radio_source   Dico Tools
A starlike object that may send out radio waves and other forms of energy; large red shifts imply enormous recession velocities


Quasiparticle   Dico Tools
A quantum of energy (in a crystal lattice or other system) that has position and momentum and can in some respects be regarded as a particle


Quasi_contract   Dico Tools
A contract created by law for reasons of justice without any expression of assent


Quassia   Dico Tools
Handsome South American shrub or small tree having bright scarlet flowers and yielding a valuable fine-grained yellowish wood; yields the bitter drug quassia from its wood and bark


Quassia   Dico Tools
A bitter compound used as an insecticide and tonic and vermifuge; extracted from the wood and bark of trees of the genera Quassia and Picrasma


Quassia_amara   Dico Tools
Handsome South American shrub or small tree having bright scarlet flowers and yielding a valuable fine-grained yellowish wood; yields the bitter drug quassia from its wood and bark


Quassia_family   Dico Tools
Chiefly tropical trees and shrubs with bitter bark having dry usually one-seeded winged fruit


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


Quatercentenary   Dico Tools
The 400th anniversary (or the celebration of it)


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Quatercentennial   Dico Tools
The 400th anniversary (or the celebration of it)


Quatern   Dico Tools
The cardinal number that is the sum of three and one


Quaternary   Dico Tools
The cardinal number that is the sum of three and one


Quaternary   Dico Tools
Last 2 million years


Quaternary   Dico Tools
Coming next after the third and just before the fifth in position or time or degree or magnitude; "the quaternary period of geologic time extends from the end of the tertiary period to the present"


Quaternary   Dico Tools
Consisting of or especially arranged in sets of four; "quaternate leaves"; "a quaternary compound"


Quaternary_ammonium_compound   Dico Tools
A compound derived from ammonium with hydrogen atoms replaced by organic groups; used as surface-active agents, disinfectants, and in drugs


Quaternary_period   Dico Tools
Last 2 million years


Quaternate   Dico Tools
Consisting of or especially arranged in sets of four; "quaternate leaves"; "a quaternary compound"


Quaternion   Dico Tools
The cardinal number that is the sum of three and one


Quaternity   Dico Tools
The cardinal number that is the sum of three and one


Quatrain   Dico Tools
A stanza of four lines


Quattrocento   Dico Tools
The 15th century in Italian art and literature


Quaver   Dico Tools
A musical note having the time value of an eighth of a whole note


Quaver   Dico Tools
A tremulous sound


Quaver   Dico Tools
Sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below


Quaver   Dico Tools
Give off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or frequency


Quavering   Dico Tools
(of the voice) quivering as from weakness or fear; "the old lady''s quavering voice"; "spoke timidly in a tremulous voice"


Quaveringly   Dico Tools
In an unsteady quavering manner; "the man began quaveringly to question the soldier"


Quay   Dico Tools
Wharf usually built parallel to the shoreline


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Queasily   Dico Tools
In a queasy manner; "`Do I have to remove the liver,'' the medical student asked queasily"


Queasiness   Dico Tools
A mild state of nausea


Queasy   Dico Tools
Feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit


Quebec   Dico Tools
The largest province of Canada; a French colony from 1663 to 1759 when it was lost to the British


Quebec   Dico Tools
The French-speaking capital of the province of Quebec; situated on the Saint Lawrence River


Quebecois   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Quebec (especially one who speaks French)


Quebecois   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Quebec (especially to the French speaking inhabitants or their culture)


Quebec_Bridge   Dico Tools
A cantilever bridge in Quebec


Quebec_City   Dico Tools
The French-speaking capital of the province of Quebec; situated on the Saint Lawrence River


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


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


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


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


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


Queckenstedt's_test   Dico Tools
A test to determine whether there is a blockage of the spinal canal


Queen   Dico Tools
Female cat


Queen   Dico Tools
The only fertile female in a colony of social insects such as bees and ants and termites; its function is to lay eggs


Queen   Dico Tools
Especially large and only member of a colony of naked mole rats to bear offspring sired by only a few males


Queen   Dico Tools
(chess) the most powerful piece


Queen   Dico Tools
One of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a queen


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Queen   Dico Tools
Offensive terms for an openly homosexual man


Queen   Dico Tools
A competitor who holds a preeminent position


Queen   Dico Tools
A female sovereign ruler


Queen   Dico Tools
The wife or widow of a king


Queen   Dico Tools
Something personified as a woman who is considered the best or most important of her kind; "Paris is the queen of cities"; "the queen of ocean liners"


Queen   Dico Tools
Become a queen; "her pawn queened"


Queen   Dico Tools
Promote to a queen, as of a pawn in chess


Queen's_Counsel   Dico Tools
Counsel to the Crown when the British monarch is a queen


Queen's_crape_myrtle   Dico Tools
Native to Asia, Australia, and East Indies, where it provides timber called pyinma; used elsewhere as an ornamental for its large showy flowers


Queen's_cup   Dico Tools
Plant with 1 or 2 white starlike flowers on short leafless stalks; Alaska to California and east to Oregon and Montana


Queen-size   Dico Tools
(used especially of beds) not as large as king-size; "a queen-sized bed"


Queen-sized   Dico Tools
(used especially of beds) not as large as king-size; "a queen-sized bed"


Queenfish   Dico Tools
Silvery and bluish drumfish of shallow California coastal waters


Queenlike   Dico Tools
Having the rank of or resembling or befitting a queen; "queenly propriety"; "clad in her queenly raiment"; "Rosetti''s queenly portraits of women"


Queenly   Dico Tools
Having the rank of or resembling or befitting a queen; "queenly propriety"; "clad in her queenly raiment"; "Rosetti''s queenly portraits of women"


Queens   Dico Tools
A borough of New York City


Queensboro_Bridge   Dico Tools
A cantilever bridge across the East River between Manhattan and Queens


Queensland   Dico Tools
A state in northeastern Australia


Queensland_bottletree   Dico Tools
Large tree of Queensland having cream-colored flowers blotched with red inside; sometimes placed in genus Sterculia


Queensland_grass-cloth_plant   Dico Tools
Australian plant of genus Pipturus whose fiber is used in making cloth


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


Queensland_kauri   Dico Tools
Australian timber tree resembling the kauri but having wood much lighter in weight and softer


Queensland_nut   Dico Tools
Bushy tree with pink to purple flowers


Queen_Anne's_lace   Dico Tools
A widely naturalized Eurasian herb with finely cut foliage and white compound umbels of small white or yellowish flowers and thin yellowish roots


Queen_bee   Dico Tools
Fertile egg-laying female bee


Queen_Charlotte_Sound   Dico Tools
An inlet of the Pacific Ocean off the coast of British Columbia


Queen_consort   Dico Tools
The wife of a reigning king


Queen_dowager   Dico Tools
The widow of a king


Queen_it_over   Dico Tools
Act like the master of; "He is lording it over the students"


Queen_Maud_Land   Dico Tools
A region of Antarctica between Enderby Land and the Weddell Sea; claimed by Norway


Queen_mother   Dico Tools
A queen dowager who is mother of the reigning sovereign


Queen_of_England   Dico Tools
The sovereign ruler of England


Queen_of_the_May   Dico Tools
The girl chosen queen of a May Day festival


Queen_of_the_night   Dico Tools
Tropical American climbing cactus having triangular branches; often cultivated for its large showy night-blooming flowers followed by yellow red-streaked fruits


Queen_post   Dico Tools
Vertical tie post in a roof truss


Queen_regent   Dico Tools
A queen who serves as ruler when the king cannot


Queen_regnant   Dico Tools
A female sovereign ruler


Queen_triggerfish   Dico Tools
Tropical Atlantic fish


Queen_Victoria   Dico Tools
Queen of Great Britain and Ireland and empress of India from 1837 to 1901 (1819-1901)


Queer   Dico Tools
Offensive terms for an openly homosexual man


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Queer   Dico Tools
Put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position


Queer   Dico Tools
Hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth''s amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"


Queer   Dico Tools
Beyond or deviating from the usual or expected; "a curious hybrid accent"; "her speech has a funny twang"; "they have some funny ideas about war"; "had an odd name"; "the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"; "something definitely queer about this town"; "wh


Queer   Dico Tools
Homosexual or arousing homosexual desires


Queer   Dico Tools
Not as expected; "there was something fishy about the accident"; "up to some funny business"; "some definitely queer goings-on"; "a shady deal"; "her motives were suspect"; "suspicious behavior"


Queerly   Dico Tools
In a questionably unusual manner; "this money had been queerly come by"


Queerly   Dico Tools
In a strange manner; "a queerly inscribed sheet of paper"; "he acted kind of funny"


Queerness   Dico Tools
A strange attitude or habit


Queer_bird   Dico Tools
Someone regarded as eccentric or crazy and standing out from a group


Queer_duck   Dico Tools
Someone regarded as eccentric or crazy and standing out from a group


Quell   Dico Tools
Suppress or crush completely; "squelch any sign of dissent"; "quench a rebellion"


Quell   Dico Tools
Overcome or allay; "quell my hunger"


Quelled   Dico Tools
Subdued or overcome; "the quelled rebellion"; "an uprising quenched almost before it started"; "a squelched rumor"


Quelling   Dico Tools
Forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority; "the suppression of heresy"; "the quelling of the rebellion"; "the stifling of all dissent"


Quellung   Dico Tools
The swelling of the capsule surrounding a microorganism after reaction with an antibody; the basis of certain tests for identifying microorganisms; "pneumococcus quellung"


Quellung_reaction   Dico Tools
The swelling of the capsule surrounding a microorganism after reaction with an antibody; the basis of certain tests for identifying microorganisms; "pneumococcus quellung"


Quench   Dico Tools
Cool by plunging into cold water; "quench metal"


Quench   Dico Tools
Reduce the degree of (luminescence or phosphorescence) in (excited molecules or a material) by adding a suitable substance


Quench   Dico Tools
Suppress or crush completely; "squelch any sign of dissent"; "quench a rebellion"


Quench   Dico Tools
Satisfy (thirst); "The cold water quenched his thirst"


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Quench   Dico Tools
Electronics: suppress (sparking) when the current is cut off in an inductive circuit, or suppress (an oscillation or discharge) in a component or device


Quench   Dico Tools
Put out, as of fires, flames, or lights; "Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained"; "quench the flames"; "snuff out the candles"


Quenched   Dico Tools
Subdued or overcome; "the quelled rebellion"; "an uprising quenched almost before it started"; "a squelched rumor"


Quenched   Dico Tools
Allayed; "his thirst quenched he was able to continue"


Quenched_steel   Dico Tools
Steel that has been hardened by immersing it in water or oil to cool it


Quenching   Dico Tools
The act of extinguishing; causing to stop burning; "the extinction of the lights"


Quenchless   Dico Tools
Impossible to quench; "unquenchable thirst"


Quentin_Jerome_Tarantino   Dico Tools
United States filmmaker (born in 1963)


Quentin_Tarantino   Dico Tools
United States filmmaker (born in 1963)


Quercitron   Dico Tools
Medium to large deciduous timber tree of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada having dark outer bark and yellow inner bark used for tanning; broad 5-lobed leaves are bristle-tipped


Quercitron   Dico Tools
A yellow dye made from the bark of the quercitron oak tree


Quercitron_oak   Dico Tools
Medium to large deciduous timber tree of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada having dark outer bark and yellow inner bark used for tanning; broad 5-lobed leaves are bristle-tipped


Quercus   Dico Tools
Oaks


Quercus_agrifolia   Dico Tools
Highly variable often shrubby evergreen oak of coastal zone of western North America having small thick usually spiny-toothed dark-green leaves


Quercus_alba   Dico Tools
Large slow-growing deciduous tree of the eastern United States having stout spreading branches and leaves with usually 7 rounded lobes; yields strong and durable hard wood


Quercus_arizonica   Dico Tools
Semi-evergreen shrub or small tree of Arizona and New Mexico having acorns with hemispherical cups


Quercus_bicolor   Dico Tools
Large flaky-barked deciduous oak of the eastern United States with leaves having fewer lobes than other white oaks; yields heavy strong wood used in construction; thrives in wet soil


Quercus_borealis   Dico Tools
Large symmetrical deciduous tree with rounded crown widely distributed in eastern North America; has large leaves with triangular spiny tipped lobes and coarse-grained wood less durable than that of white oaks


Quercus_cerris   Dico Tools
Large deciduous tree of central and southern Europe and Asia Minor having oblong-lanceolate leaves with spiked lobes


Quercus_chrysolepis   Dico Tools
Medium-sized evergreen of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico with oblong leathery often spiny-edged leaves


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Quercus_coccinea   Dico Tools
Medium-large deciduous tree with a thick trunk found in the eastern United States and southern Canada and having close-grained wood and deeply 7-lobed leaves turning scarlet in autumn


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


Quercus_falcata   Dico Tools
Large round-topped deciduous tree with spreading branches having narrow falcate leaves with deeply sinuate lobes and wood similar to that of northern red oaks; New Jersey to Illinois and southward


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


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


Quercus_ilex   Dico Tools
Evergreen oak of southern Europe having leaves somewhat resembling those of holly; yields a hard wood


Quercus_ilicifolia   Dico Tools
Shrubby oak of southeastern United States usually forming dense thickets


Quercus_imbricaria   Dico Tools
Small deciduous tree of eastern and central United States having leaves that shine like laurel; wood is used in western states for shingles


Quercus_incana   Dico Tools
Small semi-evergreen shrubby tree of southeastern United States having hairy young branchlets and leaves narrowing to a slender bristly point


Quercus_kelloggii   Dico Tools
Large deciduous tree of the Pacific coast having deeply parted bristle-tipped leaves


Quercus_laevis   Dico Tools
Small slow-growing deciduous shrubby tree of dry sandy barrens of southeastern United States having leaves with bristle-tipped lobes resembling turkey''s toes


Quercus_laurifolia   Dico Tools
Large nearly semi-evergreen oak of southeastern United States; thrives in damp soil


Quercus_lobata   Dico Tools
Tall graceful deciduous California oak having leathery leaves and slender pointed acorns


Quercus_lyrata   Dico Tools
Medium-large deciduous timber tree of central and southern United States; acorns deeply immersed in the cup and mature in first year


Quercus_macrocarpa   Dico Tools
Medium to large deciduous oak of central and eastern North America with ovoid acorns deeply immersed in large fringed cups; yields tough close-grained wood


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


Quercus_michauxii   Dico Tools
Medium to large deciduous tree of moist areas of southeastern United States similar to the basket oak


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


Quercus_montana   Dico Tools
Medium to large deciduous tree of the eastern United States; its durable wood is used as timber or split and woven into baskets or chair seats


Quercus_muehlenbergii   Dico Tools
Medium-sized deciduous tree of the eastern United States that yields a strong durable wood


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Quercus_myrtifolia   Dico Tools
Small evergreen shrub or tree of southeastern United States; often forms almost impenetrable thickets in sandy coastal areas


Quercus_nigra   Dico Tools
Relatively tall deciduous water oak of southeastern United States often cultivated as a shade tree; thrives in wet soil


Quercus_nuttalli   Dico Tools
Similar to the pin oak; grows in damp sites in Mississippi River basin


Quercus_palustris   Dico Tools
Fast-growing medium to large pyramidal deciduous tree of northeastern United States and southeastern Canada having deeply pinnatifid leaves that turn bright red in autumn; thrives in damp soil


Quercus_petraea   Dico Tools
Deciduous European oak valued for its tough elastic wood


Quercus_phellos   Dico Tools
Medium to large deciduous oak of the eastern United States having long lanceolate leaves and soft strong wood


Quercus_prinoides   Dico Tools
Deciduous shrubby tree of northeastern and central United States having a sweet edible nut and often forming dense thickets


Quercus_prinus   Dico Tools
Medium to large deciduous tree of the eastern United States; its durable wood is used as timber or split and woven into baskets or chair seats


Quercus_robur   Dico Tools
Medium to large deciduous European oak having smooth leaves with rounded lobes; yields hard strong light-colored wood


Quercus_rubra   Dico Tools
Large symmetrical deciduous tree with rounded crown widely distributed in eastern North America; has large leaves with triangular spiny tipped lobes and coarse-grained wood less durable than that of white oaks


Quercus_sessiliflora   Dico Tools
Deciduous European oak valued for its tough elastic wood


Quercus_shumardii   Dico Tools
Large deciduous red oak of southern and eastern United States having large 7- to 9-lobed elliptical leaves, large acorns and medium hard coarse-grained wood


Quercus_stellata   Dico Tools
Small deciduous tree of eastern and central United States having dark green lyrate pinnatifid leaves and tough moisture-resistant wood used especially for fence posts


Quercus_suber   Dico Tools
Medium-sized evergreen oak of southern Europe and northern Africa having thick corky bark that is periodically stripped to yield commercial cork


Quercus_texana   Dico Tools
Small deciduous tree having the trunk branched almost from the base with spreading branches; Texas and southern Oklahoma


Quercus_vaccinifolia   Dico Tools
A low spreading or prostrate shrub of southwestern United States with small acorns and leaves resembling those of the huckleberry


Quercus_variabilis   Dico Tools
Medium to large deciduous tree of China, Japan, and Korea having thick corky bark


Quercus_velutina   Dico Tools
Medium to large deciduous timber tree of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada having dark outer bark and yellow inner bark used for tanning; broad 5-lobed leaves are bristle-tipped


Quercus_virginiana   Dico Tools
Medium-sized evergreen native to eastern North America to the east coast of Mexico; often cultivated as shade tree for it wide-spreading crown; extremely hard tough durable wood once used in shipbuilding


Quercus_wislizenii   Dico Tools
Medium-small shrubby evergreen tree of western North America similar to the coast live oak but occurring chiefly in foothills of mountain ranges removed from the coast; an important part of the chaparral


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Quercus_wizlizenii   Dico Tools
Medium-small shrubby evergreen tree of western North America similar to the coast live oak but occurring chiefly in foothills of mountain ranges removed from the coast; an important part of the chaparral


Querier   Dico Tools
Someone who asks a question


Quern   Dico Tools
A primitive stone mill for grinding corn by hand


Querulous   Dico Tools
Habitually complaining; "a whining child"


Querulously   Dico Tools
In a peevish manner


Querulousness   Dico Tools
The quality of being given to complaining


Query   Dico Tools
An instance of questioning; "there was a question about my training"; "we made inquiries of all those who were present"


Query   Dico Tools
Pose a question


Query_language   Dico Tools
A source language consisting of procedural operators that invoke functions to be executed


Quest   Dico Tools
The act of searching for something; "a quest for diamonds"


Quest   Dico Tools
A search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria; "the pursuit of love"; "life is more than the pursuance of fame"; "a quest for wealth"


Quest   Dico Tools
Express the need or desire for; ask for; "She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service"


Quest   Dico Tools
Seek alms, as for religious purposes


Quest   Dico Tools
Bark with prolonged noises, of dogs


Quest   Dico Tools
Search the trail of (game); "The dog went off and quested"


Quest   Dico Tools
Make a search (for); "Things that die with their eyes open and questing"; "The animal came questing through the forest"


Quester   Dico Tools
Someone making a search or inquiry; "they are seekers after truth"


Question   Dico Tools
Uncertainty about the truth or factuality of existence of something; "the dubiousness of his claim"; "there is no question about the validity of the enterprise"


Question   Dico Tools
The subject matter at issue; "the question of disease merits serious discussion"; "under the head of minor Roman poets"


Question   Dico Tools
An informal reference to a marriage proposal; "he was ready to pop the question"


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Question   Dico Tools
A formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote; "he made a motion to adjourn"; "she called for the question"


Question   Dico Tools
An instance of questioning; "there was a question about my training"; "we made inquiries of all those who were present"


Question   Dico Tools
A sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply; "he asked a direct question"; "he had trouble phrasing his interrogations"


Question   Dico Tools
Pose a question


Question   Dico Tools
Pose a series of questions to; "The suspect was questioned by the police"; "We questioned the survivor about the details of the explosion"


Question   Dico Tools
Conduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting


Question   Dico Tools
Challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of; "We must question your judgment in this matter"


Question   Dico Tools
Place in doubt or express doubtful speculation; "I wonder whether this was the right thing to do"; "she wondered whether it would snow tonight"


Questionable   Dico Tools
Able to be refuted


Questionable   Dico Tools
Subject to question; "questionable motives"; "a questionable reputation"; "a fire of questionable origin"


Questionably   Dico Tools
In a questionable and dubious manner; "these were estates his father questionably acquired"


Questioner   Dico Tools
Someone who asks a question


Questioning   Dico Tools
A request for information


Questioning   Dico Tools
Showing curiosity; "if someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive"; "raised a speculative eyebrow"


Questioning   Dico Tools
Perplexed (as if being expected to know something that you do not know); "he had a quizzical expression"


Questioning   Dico Tools
Marked by or given to doubt; "a skeptical attitude"; "a skeptical listener"


Questioningly   Dico Tools
In a curious and questioning manner; "they turned their heads questioningly, as if awaiting further instructions"


Questioningly   Dico Tools
In a quizzical and questioning manner; "they looked quizzically at the doctor"


Questionnaire   Dico Tools
A form containing a set of questions; submitted to people to gain statistical information


Question_mark   Dico Tools
A punctuation mark (?) placed at the end of a sentence to indicate a question


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Question_master   Dico Tools
The host or chairman of a radio or tv quiz show or panel game


Question_of_fact   Dico Tools
A disputed factual contention that is generally left for a jury to decide


Question_of_law   Dico Tools
A disputed legal contention that is generally left for a judge to decide


Question_sheet   Dico Tools
A written examination


Question_time   Dico Tools
A period during a parliamentary session when members of Parliament may ask questions of the ministers


Quest_after   Dico Tools
Go in search of or hunt for; "pursue a hobby"


Quest_for   Dico Tools
Go in search of or hunt for; "pursue a hobby"


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


Quetzal   Dico Tools
Large trogon of Central America and South America having golden-green and scarlet plumage


Quetzal   Dico Tools
The basic unit of money in Guatemala; equal to 100 centavos


Quetzalcoatl   Dico Tools
An Aztec deity represented as a plumed serpent


Quetzal_bird   Dico Tools
Large trogon of Central America and South America having golden-green and scarlet plumage


Queue   Dico Tools
A braid of hair at the back of the head


Queue   Dico Tools
(information processing) an ordered list of tasks to be performed or messages to be transmitted


Queue   Dico Tools
A line of people or vehicles waiting for something


Queue   Dico Tools
Form a queue, form a line, stand in line; "Customers lined up in front of the store"


Queue_up   Dico Tools
Form a queue, form a line, stand in line; "Customers lined up in front of the store"


Quezon_City   Dico Tools
City on Luzon adjoining Manila


Quiaquia   Dico Tools
Small fusiform fish of western Atlantic


Quibble   Dico Tools
An evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections


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Quibble   Dico Tools
Argue over petty things; "Let''s not quibble over pennies"


Quibble   Dico Tools
Evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections


Quibbler   Dico Tools
A disputant who quibbles; someone who raises annoying petty objections


Quibbling   Dico Tools
Quibbling over insignificant details; "caviling pettifoggers and quiggling pleaders"-Edmund Burke; "her nagging and carping attack"; "thought her editor unnecessarily nitpicking"; "a pettifogging lawyer''s mind"; "had no patience with quibbling critics"


Quiche   Dico Tools
The Mayan language spoken by the Quiche people


Quiche   Dico Tools
A tart filled with rich unsweetened custard; often contains other ingredients (as cheese or ham or seafood or vegetables)


Quiche   Dico Tools
A member of the Mayan people of south central Guatemala


Quiche_Lorraine   Dico Tools
Quiche made with cheese and bacon


Quick   Dico Tools
Any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)


Quick   Dico Tools
Moving quickly and lightly; "sleek and agile as a gymnast"; "as nimble as a deer"; "nimble fingers"; "quick of foot"; "the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it"


Quick   Dico Tools
Easily aroused or excited; "a quick temper"; "a warm temper"


Quick   Dico Tools
Performed with little or no delay; "an immediate reply to my letter"; "prompt obedience"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial"


Quick   Dico Tools
Accomplished rapidly and without delay; "was quick to make friends"; "his quick reaction prevented an accident"; "hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem"; "a speedy recovery"; "he has a right to a speedy trial"


Quick   Dico Tools
Hurried and brief; "paid a flying visit"; "took a flying glance at the book"; "a quick inspection"; "a fast visit"


Quick   Dico Tools
Apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity; "a quick mind"; "a ready wit"


Quick   Dico Tools
With little or no delay; "the rescue squad arrived promptly"; "come here, quick!"


Quick-change(a)   Dico Tools
Adept at changing from one thing to another especially changing costumes; "a quick-change artist"


Quick-eared   Dico Tools
Having keen hearing


Quick-freeze   Dico Tools
Freeze rapidly so as to preserve the natural juices and flavors; "quick-freeze the shrimp"


Quick-frozen   Dico Tools
Used of foods; preserved by freezing sufficiently rapidly to retain flavor and nutritional value; "frozen foods"


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Quick-sighted   Dico Tools
Keenly perceptive or alert; "quick-sighted into the faults of the time"- Leonard Bacon


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


Quick-tempered   Dico Tools
Quickly aroused to anger; "a hotheaded commander"


Quick-witted   Dico Tools
Mentally nimble and resourceful; "quick-witted debater"; "saved an embarrassing situation with quick-witted tact"


Quick-wittedness   Dico Tools
Intelligence as revealed by an ability to give correct responses without delay


Quicken   Dico Tools
Give new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"


Quicken   Dico Tools
Show signs of life; "the fetus quickened"


Quicken   Dico Tools
Move faster; "The car accelerated"


Quicken   Dico Tools
Give life or energy to; "The cold water invigorated him"


Quicken   Dico Tools
Make keen or more acute; "whet my appetite"


Quickener   Dico Tools
An agent that gives or restores life or vigor; "the soul is the quickener of the body"


Quickening   Dico Tools
The act of accelerating; increasing the speed


Quickening   Dico Tools
The process of showing signs of life; "the quickening of seed that will become ripe grain"


Quickening   Dico Tools
The stage of pregnancy at which the mother first feels movements of the fetus


Quicker   Dico Tools
More quickly


Quickest   Dico Tools
Most quickly


Quickie   Dico Tools
Hurried repair


Quicklime   Dico Tools
A white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide


Quickly   Dico Tools
With rapid movements; "he works quickly"


Quickly   Dico Tools
With little or no delay; "the rescue squad arrived promptly"; "come here, quick!"


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Quickly   Dico Tools
Without taking pains; "he looked cursorily through the magazine"


Quickness   Dico Tools
A rate that is rapid


Quickness   Dico Tools
Intelligence as revealed by an ability to give correct responses without delay


Quickness   Dico Tools
Skillful performance or ability without difficulty; "his quick adeptness was a product of good design"; "he was famous for his facility as an archer"


Quicksand   Dico Tools
A pit filled with loose wet sand into which objects are sucked down


Quicksand   Dico Tools
A treacherous situation that tends to entrap and destroy


Quickset   Dico Tools
Cuttings of plants set in the ground to grow as hawthorn for hedges or vines; "a quickset of a vine planted in a vineyard"


Quickset(a)   Dico Tools
Grown from cuttings planted directly in the ground; "a quickset hawthorn hedge"


Quicksilver   Dico Tools
A heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures


Quicksilver(a)   Dico Tools
Liable to sudden unpredictable change; "erratic behavior"; "fickle weather"; "mercurial twists of temperament"; "a quicksilver character, cool and willful at one moment, utterly fragile the next"


Quickstep   Dico Tools
A ballroom dance with both quick and slow steps


Quickstep   Dico Tools
Military march accompanying quick time


Quickstep   Dico Tools
Perform a quickstep


Quicky   Dico Tools
Hurried repair


Quick_assets   Dico Tools
Assets in the form of cash (or easily convertible into cash)


Quick_bread   Dico Tools
Breads made with a leavening agent that permits immediate baking


Quick_buck   Dico Tools
Quick or easy earnings, "they are traders out to make a fast buck"


Quick_fix   Dico Tools
Hurried repair


Quick_grass   Dico Tools
European grass spreading rapidly by creeping rhizomes; naturalized in North America as a weed


Quick_march   Dico Tools
Marching at quick time


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Quick_study   Dico Tools
Someone able to acquire new knowledge and skills rapidly and easily; "she soaks up foreign languages like a sponge"


Quick_temper   Dico Tools
A feeling of resentful anger


Quick_time   Dico Tools
A normal marching pace of 120 steps per minute


Quid   Dico Tools
A wad of something chewable as tobacco


Quid   Dico Tools
Something for something; that which a party receives (or is promised) in return for something he does or gives or promises


Quid   Dico Tools
The basic unit of money in Great Britain; equal to 100 pence


Quiddity   Dico Tools
The essence that makes something the kind of thing it is and makes it different from any other


Quiddity   Dico Tools
An evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections


Quid_pro_quo   Dico Tools
Something for something; that which a party receives (or is promised) in return for something he does or gives or promises


Quiesce   Dico Tools
Become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"


Quiescence   Dico Tools
Quiet and inactive restfulness


Quiescence   Dico Tools
A state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction; "the volcano erupted after centuries of dormancy"


Quiescency   Dico Tools
Quiet and inactive restfulness


Quiescency   Dico Tools
A state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction; "the volcano erupted after centuries of dormancy"


Quiescent   Dico Tools
Causing no symptoms; "a quiescent tumor"


Quiescent   Dico Tools
Being quiet or still or inactive


Quiescent   Dico Tools
Not active or activated; "the quiescent level of centimeter wave-length solar radiation"


Quiescent   Dico Tools
Marked by a state of tranquil repose; "the quiescent melancholy of the town"


Quiet   Dico Tools
A disposition free from stress or emotion


Quiet   Dico Tools
The absence of sound; "he needed silence in order to sleep"; "the street was quiet"


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Quiet   Dico Tools
An untroubled state; free from disturbances


Quiet   Dico Tools
A period of calm weather; "there was a lull in the storm"


Quiet   Dico Tools
Make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"


Quiet   Dico Tools
Become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"


Quiet   Dico Tools
Of the sun; characterized by a low level of surface phenomena like sun spots e.g.


Quiet   Dico Tools
Free from disturbance; "a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay"; "the quiet waters of a lagoon"; "a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky"; "a smooth channel crossing"; "scarcely a ripple on the still water"; "unruf


Quiet   Dico Tools
Without untoward incident or disruption; "a placid existence"; "quiet times"


Quiet   Dico Tools
In a softened tone; "hushed voices"; "muted trumpets"; "a subdued whisper"; "a quiet reprimand"


Quiet   Dico Tools
Not showy or obtrusive; "clothes in quiet good taste"


Quiet   Dico Tools
Free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound; "a quiet audience at the concert"; "the room was dark and quiet"


Quiet   Dico Tools
Characterized by an absence or near absence of agitation or activity; "a quiet life"; "a quiet throng of onlookers"; "quiet peace-loving people"; "the factions remained quiet for almost 10 years"


Quiet   Dico Tools
With little or no activity or no agitation (`quiet'' is a nonstandard variant for `quietly''); "her hands rested quietly in her lap"; "the rock star was quietly led out the back door"; "sit here as quiet as you can"


Quieten   Dico Tools
Cause to be quiet or not talk; "Please silence the children in the church!"


Quieten   Dico Tools
Make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"


Quieten   Dico Tools
Become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"


Quietening   Dico Tools
Causing to become tranquil


Quietism   Dico Tools
A form of religious mysticism requiring withdrawal from all human effort and passive contemplation of God


Quietist   Dico Tools
A religious mystic who follows quietism


Quietly   Dico Tools
With low volume; "speak softly but carry a big stick"; "she spoke quietly to the child"; "the radio was playing softly"


Quietly   Dico Tools
With little or no sound; "the class was listening quietly and intently"; "she was crying quietly"


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Quietly   Dico Tools
With little or no activity or no agitation (`quiet'' is a nonstandard variant for `quietly''); "her hands rested quietly in her lap"; "the rock star was quietly led out the back door"; "sit here as quiet as you can"


Quietly   Dico Tools
In a restful manner; "the streets are restfully sunny and still for the town is at mass"


Quietness   Dico Tools
The property of making no sound


Quietness   Dico Tools
A state of peace and quiet


Quietude   Dico Tools
A state of peace and quiet


Quietus   Dico Tools
Euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb); "she was laid to rest beside her husband"; "they had to put their family pet to sleep"


Quiet_down   Dico Tools
Become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"


Quiff   Dico Tools
A prominent forelock (especially one brushed upward from the forehead)


Quill   Dico Tools
A stiff hollow protective spine on a porcupine or hedgehog


Quill   Dico Tools
The hollow shaft of a feather


Quill   Dico Tools
Any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird


Quill   Dico Tools
Pen made from a bird''s feather


Quillwort   Dico Tools
Any of several spore-bearing aquatic or marsh plants having short rhizomes and leaves resembling quills; worldwide except Polynesia


Quillwort_family   Dico Tools
Quillworts; coextensive with the genus Isoetes


Quill_feather   Dico Tools
Any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird


Quill_pen   Dico Tools
Pen made from a bird''s feather


Quilt   Dico Tools
Bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together


Quilt   Dico Tools
Create by stitching together


Quilt   Dico Tools
Stitch or sew together; "quilt the skirt"


Quilted   Dico Tools
Made of layers of fabric held together by patterned stitching


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Quilted_bedspread   Dico Tools
A bedspread constructed like a thin quilt


Quilting   Dico Tools
A material used for making a quilt, or a quilted fabric


Quilting   Dico Tools
Stitching through layers of fabric and a filling so as to create a design


Quilting_bee   Dico Tools
A gathering to make quilts


Quin   Dico Tools
One of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy


Quinacrine   Dico Tools
A drug (trade name Atabrine) used to treat certain worm infestations and once used to treat malaria


Quinacrine_hydrochloride   Dico Tools
A drug (trade name Atabrine) used to treat certain worm infestations and once used to treat malaria


Quince   Dico Tools
Aromatic acid-tasting pear-shaped fruit used in preserves


Quince   Dico Tools
Small Asian tree with pinkish flowers and pear-shaped fruit; widely cultivated


Quincentenary   Dico Tools
The 500th anniversary (or the celebration of it)


Quincentenary   Dico Tools
Of or relating to a 500th anniversary; "the quincentennial celebration of the founding of the city"


Quincentennial   Dico Tools
The 500th anniversary (or the celebration of it)


Quincentennial   Dico Tools
Of or relating to a 500th anniversary; "the quincentennial celebration of the founding of the city"


Quince_bush   Dico Tools
Small Asian tree with pinkish flowers and pear-shaped fruit; widely cultivated


Quincy   Dico Tools
American patriot who presented the colonists'' grievances to the English king (1744-1775)


Quine   Dico Tools
United States philosopher and logician who championed an empirical view of knowledge that depended on language (1908-2001)


Quinidex   Dico Tools
Cardiac drug (trade names Quinidex and Quinora) used to treat certain heart arrhythmias


Quinidine   Dico Tools
Cardiac drug (trade names Quinidex and Quinora) used to treat certain heart arrhythmias


Quinine   Dico Tools
A bitter alkaloid extracted from chinchona bark; used in malaria therapy


Quinine_water   Dico Tools
Lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine


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Quinnat_salmon   Dico Tools
Large Pacific salmon valued as food; adults die after spawning


Quinone   Dico Tools
Any of a class of aromatic yellow compounds including several that are biologically important as coenzymes or acceptors or vitamins; used in making dyes


Quinora   Dico Tools
Cardiac drug (trade names Quinidex and Quinora) used to treat certain heart arrhythmias


Quinquagesima   Dico Tools
The Sunday before Ash Wednesday (the beginning of Lent)


Quinquagesima_Sunday   Dico Tools
The Sunday before Ash Wednesday (the beginning of Lent)


Quinquefoliate   Dico Tools
Of a leaf shape; having five leaflets


Quinquefoliate_leaf   Dico Tools
Having five leaflets


Quinsy   Dico Tools
A painful pus-filled inflammation of the tonsils and surrounding tissues; usually a complication of tonsillitis


Quint   Dico Tools
One of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy


Quint   Dico Tools
The cardinal number that is the sum of four and one


Quintal   Dico Tools
A United States unit of weight equivalent to 100 pounds


Quintal   Dico Tools
A unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms


Quintessence   Dico Tools
The most typical example or representative of a type


Quintessence   Dico Tools
The purest and most concentrated essence of something


Quintessence   Dico Tools
The fifth and highest element after air and earth and fire and water; was believed to be the substance composing all heavenly bodies


Quintessential   Dico Tools
Representing the perfect example of a class or quality


Quintet   Dico Tools
A musical composition for five performers


Quintet   Dico Tools
Five people considered as a unit


Quintet   Dico Tools
A set of five similar things considered as a unit


Quintet   Dico Tools
Five performers or singers who perform together


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Quintet   Dico Tools
The cardinal number that is the sum of four and one


Quintette   Dico Tools
A musical composition for five performers


Quintette   Dico Tools
Five people considered as a unit


Quintette   Dico Tools
A set of five similar things considered as a unit


Quintette   Dico Tools
Five performers or singers who perform together


Quintillion   Dico Tools
The number that is represented as a one followed by 18 zeros


Quintillionth   Dico Tools
One part in a quintillion


Quintipara   Dico Tools
(obstetrics) woman who has given birth to a viable infant in each of five pregnancies


Quintuple   Dico Tools
Increase fivefold; "The population of China quintupled"


Quintuple   Dico Tools
Having five units or components


Quintuplet   Dico Tools
One of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy


Quintuplet   Dico Tools
The cardinal number that is the sum of four and one


Quintupling   Dico Tools
Increasing by a factor of five


Quintus_Septimius_Florens_Tertullianus   Dico Tools
Carthaginian theologian whose writing influenced early Christian theology (160-230)


Quip   Dico Tools
Witty remark


Quip   Dico Tools
A witty saying


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


Quipu   Dico Tools
Calculator consisting of a cord with attached cords; used by ancient Peruvians for calculating and keeping records


Quira   Dico Tools
Any of several tropical American trees some yielding economically important timber


Quira   Dico Tools
Hard heavy red wood of a quira tree


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Quire   Dico Tools
A quantity of paper; 24 or 25 sheets


Quirk   Dico Tools
A narrow groove beside a beading


Quirk   Dico Tools
A strange attitude or habit


Quirk   Dico Tools
Twist or curve abruptly; "She quirked her head in a peculiar way"


Quirkiness   Dico Tools
A strange attitude or habit


Quirky   Dico Tools
Informal terms; strikingly unconventional


Quirk_bead   Dico Tools
Beading formed with a narrow groove separating it from the surface it decorates


Quirk_molding   Dico Tools
A molding having a small groove in it


Quirk_moulding   Dico Tools
A molding having a small groove in it


Quirt   Dico Tools
Whip with a leather thong at the end


Quiscalus   Dico Tools
Grackles


Quiscalus_quiscula   Dico Tools
Eastern United States grackle


Quisling   Dico Tools
Someone who collaborates with an enemy occupying force


Quislingism   Dico Tools
Act of cooperating traitorously with an enemy that is occupying your country


Quit   Dico Tools
Give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat; "In the second round, the challenger gave up"


Quit   Dico Tools
Go away or leave


Quit   Dico Tools
Turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever"


Quit   Dico Tools
Give up or retire from a position; "The Secretary fo the Navy will leave office next month"; "The chairman resigned over the financial scandal"


Quit   Dico Tools
Put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"


Quitclaim   Dico Tools
Act of transferring a title or right or claim to another


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Quitclaim   Dico Tools
Document transferring title or right or claim to another


Quitclaim_deed   Dico Tools
Document transferring title or right or claim to another


Quite   Dico Tools
To the greatest extent; completely; "you''re quite right"; "she was quite alone"; "was quite mistaken"; "quite the opposite"; "not quite finished"; "did not quite make it"


Quite   Dico Tools
To a degree (not used with a negative); "quite tasty"; "quite soon"; "quite ill"; "quite rich"


Quite   Dico Tools
Of an unusually noticeable or exceptional or remarkable kind (not used with a negative); "her victory was quite something"; "she''s quite a girl"; "quite a film"; "quite a walk"; "we''ve had quite an afternoon"


Quite   Dico Tools
Actually or truly or to an extreme; "was quite a sudden change"; "it''s quite the thing to do"; "quite the rage"; "Quite so!"


Quite_a   Dico Tools
Of an unusually noticeable or exceptional or remarkable kind (not used with a negative); "her victory was quite something"; "she''s quite a girl"; "quite a film"; "quite a walk"; "we''ve had quite an afternoon"


Quite_an   Dico Tools
Of an unusually noticeable or exceptional or remarkable kind (not used with a negative); "her victory was quite something"; "she''s quite a girl"; "quite a film"; "quite a walk"; "we''ve had quite an afternoon"


Quite_a_little   Dico Tools
(often followed by `of'') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must have cost plenty"


Quito   Dico Tools
The capital of Ecuador


Quits   Dico Tools
On equal terms by payment or requital; "we''re now quits"; "finally quits with the loan"


Quittance   Dico Tools
Payment of a debt or obligation


Quittance   Dico Tools
A document or receipt certifying release from an obligation or debt


Quitter   Dico Tools
A person who gives up too easily


Quiver   Dico Tools
The act of vibrating


Quiver   Dico Tools
Case for holding arrows


Quiver   Dico Tools
An almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of surprise shot through him"


Quiver   Dico Tools
A shaky motion; "the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe"


Quiver   Dico Tools
Move back and forth very rapidly; "the candle flickered"


Quiver   Dico Tools
Move with or as if with a regular alternating motion; "the city pulsated with music and excitement"


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Quiver   Dico Tools
Shake with fast, tremulous movements; "His nostrils palpitated"


Quivering   Dico Tools
The act of vibrating


Quivering   Dico Tools
A shaky motion; "the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe"


Quivering   Dico Tools
Vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze; "a quaking bog"; "the quaking child asked for more"; "quivering leaves of a poplar tree"; "with shaking knees"; "seemed shaky on her feet"; "sparklin


Quixotic   Dico Tools
Not sensible about practical matters; unrealistic; "as quixotic as a restoration of medieval knighthood"; "a romantic disregard for money"; "a wild-eyed dream of a world state"


Quixotically   Dico Tools
In a quixotic manner; "sent to jail for two years, he has quixotically refused to clear himself by betraying his colleagues"


Quixotism   Dico Tools
Quixotic (romantic and impractical) behavior


Quiz   Dico Tools
An examination consisting of a few short questions


Quiz   Dico Tools
Examine someone''s knowledge of something; "The teacher tests us every week"; "We got quizzed on French irregular verbs"


Quizmaster   Dico Tools
The host or chairman of a radio or tv quiz show or panel game


Quizzer   Dico Tools
Someone who administers a test to determine your qualifications


Quizzical   Dico Tools
Perplexed (as if being expected to know something that you do not know); "he had a quizzical expression"


Quizzical   Dico Tools
Playfully vexing (especially by ridicule); "his face wore a somewhat quizzical almost impertinent air"- Lawrence Durrell


Quizzically   Dico Tools
In a quizzical and questioning manner; "they looked quizzically at the doctor"


Quiz_program   Dico Tools
A game show in which contestants answer questions


Qui_vive   Dico Tools
Condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action; "bombers were put on alert during the crisis"


Qum   Dico Tools
A city in northwestern Iran; a place of pilgrimage for Shiite Muslims


Quodlibet   Dico Tools
An issue that is presented for formal disputation


Quoin   Dico Tools
(architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone


Quoin   Dico Tools
The keystone of an arch


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Quoin   Dico Tools
Expandable metal or wooden wedge used by printers to lock up a form within a chase


Quoit   Dico Tools
Game equipment consisting of a ring of iron or circle of rope used in the game of quoits


Quoits   Dico Tools
A game in which quoits or horseshoes are thrown at a stake in the ground in the hope of encircling it


Quondam(a)   Dico Tools
Belonging to some prior time; "erstwhile friend"; "our former glory"; "the once capital of the state"; "her quondam lover"


Quonset_hut   Dico Tools
A prefabricated hut of corrugated iron having a semicircular cross section


Quoratean   Dico Tools
A group of languages of the Hokan family


Quorum   Dico Tools
A gathering of the minimal number of members of an organization to conduct business


Quota   Dico Tools
A limitation on imports; "the quota for Japanese imports was negotiated"


Quota   Dico Tools
A proportional share assigned to each participant


Quota   Dico Tools
A prescribed number; "all the salesmen met their quota for the month"


Quotability   Dico Tools
The quality of being worthy of being quoted


Quotable   Dico Tools
Able or fit to be repeated or quoted; "what he said was not repeatable in polite company"; "he comes up with so many quotable phrases"


Quotable   Dico Tools
Suitable for or worthy of quotation; "a quotable slogan"; "his remarks are not quotable in mixed company"


Quotation   Dico Tools
The practice of quoting from books or plays etc.; "since he lacks originality he must rely on quotation"


Quotation   Dico Tools
A passage or expression that is quoted or cited


Quotation   Dico Tools
A statement of the current market price of a security or commodity


Quotation   Dico Tools
A short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; "the student''s essay failed to list several important citations"; "the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book"; "the article includes mention of similar clinical


Quotation_mark   Dico Tools
A punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else


Quote   Dico Tools
A passage or expression that is quoted or cited


Quote   Dico Tools
A punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else


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Quote   Dico Tools
Put quote marks around; "Here the author is quoting his colleague"


Quote   Dico Tools
Repeat a passage from; "He quoted the Bible to her"


Quote   Dico Tools
Refer to for illustration or proof; "He said he could quote several instances of this behavior"


Quote   Dico Tools
Name the price of; "quote prices for cars"


Quoter   Dico Tools
A communicator (speaker or writer) who uses quotations


Quotidian   Dico Tools
Found in the ordinary course of events; "a placid everyday scene"; "it was a routine day"; "there''s nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant


Quotient   Dico Tools
The number obtained by division


Quotient   Dico Tools
The ratio of two quantities to be divided


Quotient_verdict   Dico Tools
An improper and unacceptable kind of compromise verdict


Quo_warranto   Dico Tools
A hearing to determine by what authority someone has an office or franchise or liberty


Quran   Dico Tools
The sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina


Qurush   Dico Tools
20 qurush equal 1 riyal


QWERTY_keyboard   Dico Tools
The standard typewriter keyboard; the keys for Q, W, E, R, T, and Y are the first six from the left on the top row of letter keys


Q_fever   Dico Tools
An acute disease resembling influenza



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