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An alphabetical listing of General terms and items.

 
T   Dico Tools
Hormone produced by the thyroid glands to regulate metabolism by controlling the rate of oxidation in cells; "thyroxine is 65% iodine"


T   Dico Tools
Thyroid hormone similar to thyroxine but with one less iodine atom per molecule and produced in smaller quantity; exerts the same biological effects as thyroxine but is more potent and briefer


T   Dico Tools
The 20th letter of the Roman alphabet


T   Dico Tools
A unit of information equal to a trillion (1,099,511,627,776) bytes or 1024 gigabytes


T   Dico Tools
A unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms


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


T   Dico Tools
A base found in DNA (but not in RNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine


T'ai_chi   Dico Tools
A Chinese system of slow meditative physical exercise designed for relaxation and balance and health


T'ai_chi_chuan   Dico Tools
A Chinese system of slow meditative physical exercise designed for relaxation and balance and health


T'ien-ching   Dico Tools
A major industrial center in northeastern China on the Grand Canal near the Yellow Sea; 3rd largest city in China


T-bar   Dico Tools
A surface lift where riders hold a bar and are pulled up the hill on their skis


T-bar_lift   Dico Tools
A surface lift where riders hold a bar and are pulled up the hill on their skis


T-bill   Dico Tools
A short-term obligation that is not interest-bearing (it is purchased at a discount); can be traded on a discount basis for 91 days


T-bone_steak   Dico Tools
Small steak from the thin end of the short loin containing a T-shaped bone and small piece of tenderloin


T-junction   Dico Tools
A junction where two roads or pipes etc. meet to form a T


T-man   Dico Tools
A special law-enforcement agent of the United States Treasury


T-network   Dico Tools
A circuit formed by two equal series circuits with a shunt between them


T-scope   Dico Tools
Scientific instrument used by psychologists; presents visual stimuli for brief exposures


T-shaped   Dico Tools
Shaped in the form of the letter T


T-shirt   Dico Tools
A close-fitting pullover shirt


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T-square   Dico Tools
A square used by draftsmen to draw parallel lines


T.B.   Dico Tools
Infection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small lesions (usually in the lungs but in various other parts of the body in acute stages)


T._E._Lawrence   Dico Tools
Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his adventures (1888-1935)


T._H._White   Dico Tools
United States political journalist (1915-1986)


T._S._Eliot   Dico Tools
British poet (born in the United States) who won the Nobel prize for literature; his plays are outstanding examples of modern verse drama (1888-1965)


Ta   Dico Tools
A hard gray lustrous metallic element that is highly corrosion-resistant; occurs in niobite and fergusonite and tantalite


Ta'ziyeh   Dico Tools
(Islam) a form of Iranian musical pageant that is the theatrical expression of religious passion; based on the Battle of Kerbala and performed annually (in Farsi)


Taal   Dico Tools
An official language of the Republic of South Africa; closely related to Dutch and Flemish


Tab   Dico Tools
A dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet


Tab   Dico Tools
A short strip of material attached to or projecting from something in order to facilitate opening or identifying or handling it; "pull the tab to open the can"; "files with a red tab will be stored separately"; "the collar has a tab with a button hole"


Tab   Dico Tools
The key on an electric typewriter that causes a tabulation


Tab   Dico Tools
Sensationalist journalism


Tab   Dico Tools
The bill in a restaurant; "he asked the waiter for the check"


Tabanidae   Dico Tools
Horseflies


Tabard   Dico Tools
A short sleeveless outer tunic emblazoned with a coat of arms; worn by a knight over his armor or by a herald


Tabasco   Dico Tools
Very hot red peppers; usually long and thin; some very small


Tabasco   Dico Tools
Very spicy sauce made from tabasco peppers


Tabasco_pepper   Dico Tools
Plant bearing very hot medium-sized oblong red peppers; grown principally in the Gulf Coast states for production of hot sauce


Tabasco_plant   Dico Tools
Plant bearing very hot medium-sized oblong red peppers; grown principally in the Gulf Coast states for production of hot sauce


Tabasco_sauce   Dico Tools
Very spicy sauce made from tabasco peppers


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Tabbouleh   Dico Tools
A finely chopped salad with tomatoes and parsley and mint and scallions and bulgur wheat


Tabby   Dico Tools
Female cat


Tabby   Dico Tools
A cat with a gray or tawny coat mottled with black


Tabby   Dico Tools
Having a gray or brown streak or a pattern or a patchy coloring; used especially of the patterned fur of cats


Tabby_cat   Dico Tools
A cat with a gray or tawny coat mottled with black


Tabernacle   Dico Tools
(Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation


Tabernacle   Dico Tools
(Judaism) a portable sanctuary in which the Jews carried the Ark of the Covenant on their exodus


Tabernacle   Dico Tools
The Mormon temple


Tabernacles   Dico Tools
(Judaism) a Jewish harvest festival


Tabernaemontana   Dico Tools
Evergreen tropical trees and shrubs with milky sap


Tabernaemontana_divaricate   Dico Tools
Tropical shrub having glossy foliage and fragrant nocturnal flowers with crimped or wavy corollas; northern India to Thailand


Tabes   Dico Tools
Wasting of the body during a chronic disease


Tabes_dorsalis   Dico Tools
Syphilis of the spinal cord characterized by degeneration of sensory neurons and stabbing pains in the trunk and legs and unsteady gait and incontinence and impotence


Tabi   Dico Tools
A sock with a separation for the big toe; worn with thong sandals by the Japanese


Tabis   Dico Tools
A sock with a separation for the big toe; worn with thong sandals by the Japanese


Tablature   Dico Tools
A musical notation indicating the fingering to be used


Table   Dico Tools
A piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs; "it was a sturdy table"


Table   Dico Tools
A piece of furniture with tableware for a meal laid out on it; "I reserved a table at my favorite restaurant"


Table   Dico Tools
Food or meals in general; "she sets a fine table"; "room and board"


Table   Dico Tools
A set of data arranged in rows and columns; "see table 1"


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Table   Dico Tools
A company of people assembled at a table for a meal or game; "he entertained the whole table with his witty remarks"


Table   Dico Tools
Flat tableland with steep edges; "the tribe was relatively safe on the mesa but they had to descend into the valley for water"


Table   Dico Tools
Hold back to a later time; "let''s postpone the exam"


Table-mountain_pine   Dico Tools
Small 2-needled upland pine of the eastern United States (Appalachians) having dark brown flaking bark and thorn-tipped cone scales


Table-tennis_bat   Dico Tools
Paddle used to play table tennis


Table-tennis_racquet   Dico Tools
Paddle used to play table tennis


Table-tennis_table   Dico Tools
A table used for playing table tennis


Tableau   Dico Tools
Any dramatic scene


Tableau   Dico Tools
A group of people attractively arranged (as if in a painting)


Tableau_vivant   Dico Tools
A group of people attractively arranged (as if in a painting)


Tablecloth   Dico Tools
A covering spread over a dining table


Tablefork   Dico Tools
A fork for eating at a dining table


Tableland   Dico Tools
A relatively flat highland


Tablemate   Dico Tools
Someone you dine with


Tablespoon   Dico Tools
A spoon larger than a dessert spoon; used for serving


Tablespoon   Dico Tools
As much as a tablespoon will hold


Tablespoonful   Dico Tools
As much as a tablespoon will hold


Tablet   Dico Tools
A dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet


Tablet   Dico Tools
A small flat compressed cake of some substance; "a tablet of soap"


Tablet   Dico Tools
A slab of stone or wood suitable for bearing an inscription


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Tablet   Dico Tools
A number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge


Tablet-armed_chair   Dico Tools
A chair with an arm that has been widened for writing


Tabletop   Dico Tools
The top horizontal work surface of a table


Tableware   Dico Tools
Articles for use at the table (dishes and silverware and glassware)


Table_d'hote   Dico Tools
A menu offering a complete meal with limited choices at a fixed price


Table_d'hote   Dico Tools
(of a restaurant meal) complete but with limited choices and at a fixed price


Table_game   Dico Tools
A game that is played on a table


Table_knife   Dico Tools
A knife used for eating at dining table


Table_lamp   Dico Tools
A lamp that sits on a table


Table_lifting   Dico Tools
Manipulation of a table during a seance; attributed to spirits


Table_linen   Dico Tools
Linens for the dining table


Table_mat   Dico Tools
A pad for use under a hot dish to protect a table


Table_mustard   Dico Tools
Pungent powder or paste prepared from ground mustard seeds


Table_napkin   Dico Tools
To protect clothing; wipe mouth


Table_of_contents   Dico Tools
A list of divisions (chapters or articles) and the pages on which they start


Table_rapping   Dico Tools
Alleged form of communication with spirits of the dead


Table_salt   Dico Tools
White crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food


Table_service   Dico Tools
Tableware consisting of a complete set of articles (silver or dishware) for use at table


Table_talk   Dico Tools
Conversation during a meal


Table_tapping   Dico Tools
Alleged form of communication with spirits of the dead


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Table_tennis   Dico Tools
A game (trade name Ping-Pong) resembling tennis but played on a table with paddles and a light hollow ball


Table_tilting   Dico Tools
Manipulation of a table during a seance; attributed to spirits


Table_tipping   Dico Tools
Manipulation of a table during a seance; attributed to spirits


Table_turning   Dico Tools
Manipulation of a table during a seance; attributed to spirits


Table_wine   Dico Tools
Wine containing not more than 14 percent alcohol usually served with a meal


Tabloid   Dico Tools
Newspaper with half-size pages


Tabloid   Dico Tools
Sensationalist journalism


Taboo   Dico Tools
An inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion


Taboo   Dico Tools
A prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature


Taboo   Dico Tools
Declare as sacred and forbidden


Taboo   Dico Tools
Excluded from use or mention; "forbidden fruit"; "in our house dancing and playing cards were out"; "a taboo subject"


Taboo   Dico Tools
Forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands


Tabooli   Dico Tools
A finely chopped salad with tomatoes and parsley and mint and scallions and bulgur wheat


Tabor   Dico Tools
A small drum with one head of soft calfskin


Tabora   Dico Tools
A city in central Tanzania


Taboret   Dico Tools
A low stool in the shape of a drum


Tabor_pipe   Dico Tools
A tubular wind instrument


Tabour   Dico Tools
A small drum with one head of soft calfskin


Tabouret   Dico Tools
A low stool in the shape of a drum


Tabriz   Dico Tools
An ancient city in northwestern Iran; known for hot springs


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Tabu   Dico Tools
An inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion


Tabu   Dico Tools
A prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature


Tabu   Dico Tools
Excluded from use or mention; "forbidden fruit"; "in our house dancing and playing cards were out"; "a taboo subject"


Tabu   Dico Tools
Forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands


Tabuk   Dico Tools
A city in northwestern Saudi Arabia


Tabular   Dico Tools
Flat; like a table in form


Tabular   Dico Tools
Arranged or displayed systematically in table form


Tabularise   Dico Tools
Arrange in tabular form


Tabularize   Dico Tools
Arrange in tabular form


Tabular_array   Dico Tools
A set of data arranged in rows and columns; "see table 1"


Tabular_matter   Dico Tools
Information set out in tabular form


Tabulate   Dico Tools
Shape or cut with a flat surface


Tabulate   Dico Tools
Arrange in tabular form


Tabulation   Dico Tools
The act of putting into tabular form; "the tabulation of the results"


Tabulation   Dico Tools
Information set out in tabular form


Tabulator   Dico Tools
A calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens


Tabula_rasa   Dico Tools
A young mind not yet affected by experience (according to John Locke)


Tabula_rasa   Dico Tools
An opportunity to start over without prejudice


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


Tab_key   Dico Tools
The key on an electric typewriter that causes a tabulation


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Tacamahac   Dico Tools
Poplar of northeastern North America with broad heart-shaped leaves


Tacca   Dico Tools
Genus of tropical plants with creeping rootstocks and small umbellate flowers


Taccaceae   Dico Tools
Small family of tropical herbs


Tacca_leontopetaloides   Dico Tools
Perennial herb of East Indies to Polynesia and Australia; cultivated for its large edible root yielding Otaheite arrowroot starch


Tacca_pinnatifida   Dico Tools
Perennial herb of East Indies to Polynesia and Australia; cultivated for its large edible root yielding Otaheite arrowroot starch


Tach   Dico Tools
Measuring instrument for indicating speed of rotation


Tacheometer   Dico Tools
A theodolite designed for rapid measurements


Tachina_fly   Dico Tools
Bristly fly whose larvae live parasitically in caterpillars and other insects; important in control of noxious insects


Tachinidae   Dico Tools
Parasites on other insects


Tachistoscope   Dico Tools
Scientific instrument used by psychologists; presents visual stimuli for brief exposures


Tachogram   Dico Tools
A graphical record of speed and distance produced by a tachograph


Tachograph   Dico Tools
A tachometer that produces a graphical record of its readings; used to record the speed and duration of trips in a motor vehicle


Tachometer   Dico Tools
Measuring instrument for indicating speed of rotation


Tachycardia   Dico Tools
Abnormally rapid heartbeat (over 100 beats per minute)


Tachyglossidae   Dico Tools
Echidnas


Tachyglossus   Dico Tools
Type genus of the family Tachyglossidae


Tachylite   Dico Tools
A basic or basalt glass


Tachymeter   Dico Tools
A theodolite designed for rapid measurements


Tachypleus   Dico Tools
A genus of Limulidae


Tacit   Dico Tools
Indicated by necessary connotation though not expressed directly; "gave silent consent"; "a tacit agreement"; "the understood provisos of a custody agreement"


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Tacitly   Dico Tools
In a tacit manner; by unexpressed agreement; "they are tacitly expected to work 10 hours a day"


Taciturn   Dico Tools
Habitually reserved and uncommunicative


Taciturnity   Dico Tools
The trait of being uncommunicative; not volunteering anything more than necessary


Taciturnly   Dico Tools
Without speaking; "he sat mutely next to her"


Tacit_consent   Dico Tools
(law) tacit approval of someone''s wrongdoing


Tack   Dico Tools
Sailing a zigzag course


Tack   Dico Tools
(nautical) the act of changing tack


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


Tack   Dico Tools
Gear for a horse


Tack   Dico Tools
A short nail with a sharp point and a large head


Tack   Dico Tools
The heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails


Tack   Dico Tools
Reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)


Tack   Dico Tools
Fix to; attach; "append a charm to the necklace"


Tack   Dico Tools
Sew together loosely, with large stitches; "baste a hem"


Tack   Dico Tools
Fasten with tacks; "tack the notice on the board"


Tack   Dico Tools
Make by putting pieces together; "She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses"


Tack   Dico Tools
Turn into the wind; "The sailors decided to tack the boat"; "The boat tacked"


Tacker   Dico Tools
A hand-held machine for driving staples home


Tacker   Dico Tools
A sewer who fastens a garment with long loose stitches


Tacker   Dico Tools
A worker who fastens things by tacking them (as with tacks or by spotwelding)


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Tackiness   Dico Tools
Tastelessness by virtue of being cheap and vulgar


Tacking   Dico Tools
(nautical) the act of changing tack


Tacking   Dico Tools
Loose temporary stitches


Tackle   Dico Tools
(American football) grasping an opposing player with the intention of stopping by throwing to the ground


Tackle   Dico Tools
A position on the line of scrimmage; "it takes a big man to play tackle"


Tackle   Dico Tools
Gear used in fishing


Tackle   Dico Tools
Gear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship''s masts and sails


Tackle   Dico Tools
The person who plays that position on a football team; "the right tackle is a straight A student"


Tackle   Dico Tools
Seize and throw down an opponent player, who usually carries the ball


Tackle   Dico Tools
Put a harness; "harness the horse"


Tackle   Dico Tools
Accept as a challenge; "I''ll tackle this difficult task"


Tackler   Dico Tools
A football player who tackles the ball carrier


Tackling   Dico Tools
Taking the bull by the horns


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


Tacky   Dico Tools
(of a glutinous liquid such as paint) not completely dried and slightly sticky to the touch; "tacky varnish"


Tack_hammer   Dico Tools
A light hammer that is used to drive tacks


Tack_on   Dico Tools
Fix to; attach; "append a charm to the necklace"


Tack_together   Dico Tools
Make by putting pieces together; "She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses"


Taco   Dico Tools
A tortilla rolled cupped around a filling


Taco   Dico Tools
Offensive terms for a person of Mexican descent


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Tacoma   Dico Tools
A city in west central Washington on an arm of Puget Sound south of Seattle


Tacoma_Narrows_Bridge   Dico Tools
A suspension bridge across Puget Sound at Tacoma


Taconite   Dico Tools
A variety of chert containing magnetite and hematite; mined as a low-grade iron ore


Taco_sauce   Dico Tools
Spicy tomato-based sauce for tacos


Tact   Dico Tools
Consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offence


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


Tactful   Dico Tools
Having or showing a sense of what is fitting and considerate in dealing with others; "she was tactful enough not to shatter his illusion"; "a tactful remark eased her embarrassment"


Tactfully   Dico Tools
Showing tact or tactfulness; in a tactful manner; "he stepped tactfully in to prevent trouble"


Tactfulness   Dico Tools
Consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offence


Tactic   Dico Tools
A plan for attaining a particular goal


Tactical   Dico Tools
Of or pertaining to tactic or tactics; "a tactical error"


Tactically   Dico Tools
With regard to tactics; "the tactically useful province is still firmly in the rebels'' hands"


Tactical_intelligence   Dico Tools
Intelligence that is required for the planning and conduct of tactical operations


Tactical_maneuver   Dico Tools
A move made to gain a tactical end


Tactical_manoeuvre   Dico Tools
A move made to gain a tactical end


Tactical_warning   Dico Tools
(military) a warning after the initiation of a hostile act


Tactician   Dico Tools
A person who is skilled at planning tactics


Tactics   Dico Tools
The branch of military science dealing with detailed maneuvers to achieve objectives set by strategy


Tactile   Dico Tools
Producing a sensation of touch; "tactile qualities"; "the tactual luxury of stroking silky human hair"


Tactile   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch; "haptic data"; "a tactile reflex"


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Tactile_agnosia   Dico Tools
A loss of the ability to recognize objects by handling them


Tactile_property   Dico Tools
A property perceived by touch


Tactile_sensation   Dico Tools
The sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin; "she likes the touch of silk on her skin"; "the surface had a greasy feeling"


Tactility   Dico Tools
The faculty of perceiving (via the skin) pressure or heat or pain


Tactless   Dico Tools
Revealing lack of perceptiveness or judgment or finesse; "an inept remark"; "it was tactless to bring up those disagreeable"


Tactless   Dico Tools
Showing skill in handling difficult situations


Tactless   Dico Tools
Lacking or showing a lack of what is fitting and considerate in dealing with others; "in the circumstances it was tactless to ask her age"


Tactlessly   Dico Tools
Without tact; in a tactless manner; "at the moment of the murder, he is standing in front of television cameras and talking tactlessly"


Tactlessness   Dico Tools
The quality of lacking tact


Tactual   Dico Tools
Producing a sensation of touch; "tactile qualities"; "the tactual luxury of stroking silky human hair"


Tactual   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch; "haptic data"; "a tactile reflex"


Tactually   Dico Tools
By touch; "he perceives shapes tactually"


Tactual_exploration   Dico Tools
A method of examination in which the examiner feels the size or shape or firmness or location of something (of body parts when the examiner is a health professional)


Tactual_sensation   Dico Tools
The faculty of perceiving (via the skin) pressure or heat or pain


Tactual_sensation   Dico Tools
The sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin; "she likes the touch of silk on her skin"; "the surface had a greasy feeling"


Tad   Dico Tools
A slight amount or degree of difference; "a tad too expensive"; "not a tad of difference"; "the new model is a shade better than the old one"


Tadarida   Dico Tools
Freetail bats


Tadarida_brasiliensis   Dico Tools
The common freetail bat of southern United States having short velvety fur; migrates southward for winter


Tadeusz_Andrzej_Bonawentura_Kosciuszko   Dico Tools
Polish patriot and soldier who fought with Americans in the American Revolution (1746-1817)


Tadeus_Reichstein   Dico Tools
A Swiss chemist born in Poland; studied the hormones of the adrenal cortex


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Tadirida_femorosacca   Dico Tools
Small brown bat of California and northern Mexico


Tadjik   Dico Tools
A landlocked mountainous republic in southeast central Asia north of Afghanistan; formerly an Asian soviet


Tadorna   Dico Tools
Sheldrakes


Tadpole   Dico Tools
A larval frog or toad


Tadpole_shrimp   Dico Tools
A kind of branchiopod crustacean


Tadzhik   Dico Tools
The Iranian language of the Tajik people that is closely related to Farsi; spoken in Iran and Tajikistan


Tadzhik   Dico Tools
An ethnic group (mostly Moslem) living in Tajikistan and neighboring areas of Uzbekistan and Afghanistan and China


Tadzhik   Dico Tools
A landlocked mountainous republic in southeast central Asia north of Afghanistan; formerly an Asian soviet


Tadzhik   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Tajikistan and neighboring areas of Uzbekistan and Afghanistan and China


Tadzhikistan   Dico Tools
A landlocked mountainous republic in southeast central Asia north of Afghanistan; formerly an Asian soviet


Taegu   Dico Tools
A city in southeastern South Korea


Tael   Dico Tools
A unit of weight used in east Asia approximately equal to 1.3 ounces


Taenia   Dico Tools
Tapeworms parasitic in humans which uses the pig as its intermediate host


Taenia   Dico Tools
A narrow headband or strip of ribbon worn as a headband


Taeniidae   Dico Tools
A family of Cestoda


Tae_kwon_do   Dico Tools
A Korean martial art similar to karate


Taffeta   Dico Tools
A crisp smooth lustrous fabric


Taffeta_weave   Dico Tools
A basic style of weave in which the weft and warp threads intertwine alternately to produce a checkerboard effect


Taffrail   Dico Tools
The railing around the stern of a ship


Taffrail_log   Dico Tools
A torpedo-shaped log with rotary fins that measure the ship''s speed


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Taffy   Dico Tools
Chewy candy of sugar or syrup boiled until thick and pulled until glossy


Taffy_apple   Dico Tools
An apple that is covered with a candy-like substance (usually caramelized sugar)


Taft   Dico Tools
27th President of the United States and later chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1857-1930)


Taft   Dico Tools
United States sculptor (1860-1936)


Tag   Dico Tools
(sports) the act of touching a player in a game (which changes their status in the game)


Tag   Dico Tools
A game in which one child chases the others; the one who is caught becomes the next chaser


Tag   Dico Tools
A small piece of cloth or paper


Tag   Dico Tools
A label made of cardboard or plastic or metal


Tag   Dico Tools
Provide with a name or nickname


Tag   Dico Tools
Attach a tag or label to; "label these bottles"


Tag   Dico Tools
Touch a player while he is holding the ball


Tag   Dico Tools
Supply (blank verse or prose) with rhymes


Tag   Dico Tools
Go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"


Tagalog   Dico Tools
Language of the Tagalog people on which Filipino is based


Tagalog   Dico Tools
A member of a people native to the Philippines chiefly inhabiting central Luzon around and including Manila


Tagalong   Dico Tools
Someone who persistently (and annoyingly) follows along


Tagamet   Dico Tools
A drug (trade name Tagamet) used to treat peptic ulcers by decreasing the secretion of stomach acid


Tagasaste   Dico Tools
Shrub of Canary Islands having bristle-tipped oblanceolate leaves; used as cattle fodder


Tageteste   Dico Tools
Marigolds


Tagetes_erecta   Dico Tools
A stout branching annual with large yellow to orange flower heads; Mexico and Central America


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Tagetes_patula   Dico Tools
Strong-scented bushy annual with orange or yellow flower heads marked with red; Mexico and Guatemala


Tagged   Dico Tools
Bearing or marked with a label or tag; "properly labeled luggage"


Tagliatelle   Dico Tools
Pasta cut in narrow ribbons


Taguan   Dico Tools
East Indian flying squirrel


Tagus   Dico Tools
A European river; flows into the North Atlantic


Tagus_River   Dico Tools
A European river; flows into the North Atlantic


Tag_along   Dico Tools
Go along with, often uninvited; "my younger brother often tagged along when I went out with my friends"


Tag_end   Dico Tools
A small piece of cloth or paper


Tag_line   Dico Tools
The point of a joke or humorous story


Tag_on   Dico Tools
Fix to; attach; "append a charm to the necklace"


Tahini   Dico Tools
A thick Middle Eastern paste made from ground sesame seeds


Tahiti   Dico Tools
An island in the south Pacific; the most important island in French Polynesia; made famous by Robert Louis Stevenson and Paul Gauguin


Tahitian   Dico Tools
The Oceanic language spoken on Tahiti


Tahitian   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Tahiti


Tahitian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of the island of Tahiti or its residents or their language and culture


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


Tai   Dico Tools
The most widespread and best known of the Kadai family of languages


Tai   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Thailand


Tai   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Thailand; "the Thai border with Laos"


Tai   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the languages of the Thai people; "Thai tones"


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Tai   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of Thailand or its people; "Siamese kings"; "different Thai tribes live in the north"


Taichung   Dico Tools
A city in Taiwan


Taif   Dico Tools
A city in western Saudi Arabia east of Mecca


Tail   Dico Tools
The posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body


Tail   Dico Tools
The rear part of a ship


Tail   Dico Tools
The rear part of an aircraft


Tail   Dico Tools
(usually plural) the reverse side of a coin that does not bear the representation of a person''s head


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


Tail   Dico Tools
A spy employed to follow someone and report their movements


Tail   Dico Tools
Any projection that resembles the tail of an animal


Tail   Dico Tools
The time of the last part of something; "the fag end of this crisis-ridden century"; "the tail of the storm"


Tail   Dico Tools
Remove the stalk of fruits or berries


Tail   Dico Tools
Remove or shorten the tail of an animal


Tail   Dico Tools
Go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"


Tail-flower   Dico Tools
Any of various tropical American plants cultivated for their showy foliage and flowers


Tailback   Dico Tools
The position of the offensive back on a football team who lines up farthest from the line of scrimmage


Tailback   Dico Tools
(football) the person who plays tailback


Tailboard   Dico Tools
A gate at the rear of a vehicle; can be lowered for loading


Tailcoat   Dico Tools
Formalwear consisting of full evening dress for men


Tailed   Dico Tools
Having a tail


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Tailed_frog   Dico Tools
Western North American frog with a tail-like copulatory organ


Tailed_toad   Dico Tools
Western North American frog with a tail-like copulatory organ


Tailfin   Dico Tools
One of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile


Tailfin   Dico Tools
A stabilizer that is part of the vertical tail structure of an airplane


Tailflower   Dico Tools
Any of various tropical American plants cultivated for their showy foliage and flowers


Tailgate   Dico Tools
A gate at the rear of a vehicle; can be lowered for loading


Tailgate   Dico Tools
Follow at a dangerously close distance; "it is dangerous to tailgate another vehicle"


Tailgater   Dico Tools
A driver who follows too closely behind another motor vehicle


Tailing   Dico Tools
The act of following someone secretly


Tailing   Dico Tools
Following surreptitiously; keeping under surveillance; "always on guard against shadowing submarines"


Tailless   Dico Tools
Not having a tail; "anurous toads and frogs"


Tailless_tenrec   Dico Tools
Prolific animal that feeds chiefly on earthworms


Taillight   Dico Tools
Lamp (usually red) mounted at the rear of a motor vehicle


Taillike   Dico Tools
Resembling a tail


Tailor   Dico Tools
A person whose occupation is making and altering garments


Tailor   Dico Tools
Make fit for a specific purpose


Tailor   Dico Tools
Create (clothes) with cloth; "Can the seamstress sew me a suit by next week?"


Tailor   Dico Tools
Style and tailor in a certain fashion; "cut a dress"


Tailor's_chalk   Dico Tools
Chalk used by tailors to make temporary marks on cloth


Tailor's_tack   Dico Tools
Loose looped stitch used to transfer marking for darts, etc., from a pattern to material


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Tailor-made   Dico Tools
Of clothing


Tailor-make   Dico Tools
Make to specifications; "I had this desk custom-made for me"


Tailor-make   Dico Tools
Create (clothes) with cloth; "Can the seamstress sew me a suit by next week?"


Tailorbird   Dico Tools
Tropical Asian warbler that stitches leaves together to form and conceal its nest


Tailored   Dico Tools
Of clothing


Tailored   Dico Tools
Severely simple in line or design; "a neat tailored suit"; "tailored curtains"


Tailoring   Dico Tools
The occupation of a tailor


Tailpiece   Dico Tools
Appendage added to extend the length of something


Tailpipe   Dico Tools
A pipe carrying fumes from the muffler to the rear of a car


Tailplane   Dico Tools
The horizontal airfoil of an aircraft''s tail assembly that is fixed and to which the elevator is hinged


Tailrace   Dico Tools
A watercourse that carries water away from a mill or water wheel or turbine


Tails   Dico Tools
Formalwear consisting of full evening dress for men


Tailspin   Dico Tools
Rapid descent of an aircraft in a steep spiral


Tailspin   Dico Tools
Loss of emotional control often resulting in emotional collapse


Tailstock   Dico Tools
Support consisting of the movable part of a lathe that slides along the bed in alignment with the headstock and is locked into position to support the free end of the workpiece


Tailwind   Dico Tools
Wind blowing in the same direction as the path of a ship or aircraft


Tailwort   Dico Tools
Hairy blue-flowered European annual herb long used in herbal medicine and eaten raw as salad greens or cooked like spinach


Tail_assembly   Dico Tools
The rear part of an aircraft


Tail_bone   Dico Tools
The end of the vertebral column in humans and tailless apes


Tail_coat   Dico Tools
Formalwear consisting of full evening dress for men


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


Tail_end   Dico Tools
Any projection that resembles the tail of an animal


Tail_end   Dico Tools
The time of the last part of something; "the fag end of this crisis-ridden century"; "the tail of the storm"


Tail_feather   Dico Tools
Feather growing from the tail (uropygium) of a bird


Tail_fin   Dico Tools
The tail of fishes and some other aquatic vertebrates


Tail_fin   Dico Tools
One of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile


Tail_fin   Dico Tools
A stabilizer that is part of the vertical tail structure of an airplane


Tail_gate   Dico Tools
A gate downstream from a lock or canal that is used to control the flow of water at the lower end


Tail_lamp   Dico Tools
Lamp (usually red) mounted at the rear of a motor vehicle


Tail_rotor   Dico Tools
Rotor consisting of a rotating airfoil on the tail of a single-rotor helicopter; keeps the helicopter from spinning in the direction opposite to the rotation of the main rotor


Taimyr_Peninsula   Dico Tools
A peninsula in northern Siberia


Taint   Dico Tools
The state of being contaminated


Taint   Dico Tools
Contaminate with a disease or microorganism


Taint   Dico Tools
Place under suspicion or cast doubt upon; "sully someone''s reputation"


Tainted   Dico Tools
Especially of reputation; "the senator''s seriously damaged reputation"; "a flyblown reputation"; "a tarnished reputation"; "inherited a spotted name"


Tainted   Dico Tools
Touched by rot or decay; "tainted bacon"; "`corrupt'' is archaic"


Taipan   Dico Tools
Large highly venomous snake of northeastern Australia


Taipeh   Dico Tools
The capital of Nationalist China; located in northern Taiwan


Taipei   Dico Tools
The capital of Nationalist China; located in northern Taiwan


Taira   Dico Tools
Long-tailed arboreal mustelid of Central America and South America


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Taiwan   Dico Tools
An island in southeastern Asia 100 miles off the coast of mainland China in the South China Sea


Taiwan   Dico Tools
A government on the island of Taiwan established in 1949 by Chiang Kai-shek after the conquest of mainland China by the communists led by Mao Zedong


Taiwanese   Dico Tools
Any of the forms of Chinese spoken in Fukien province


Taiwanese   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Taiwan


Taiwanese   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of the island republic on Taiwan or its residents or their language; "the Taiwanese capital is Taipeh"


Taiwan_dollar   Dico Tools
The basic unit of money in Taiwan


Taiyuan   Dico Tools
An ancient city in northeastern China noted for coal mining and steel production


Tai_chi   Dico Tools
A Chinese system of slow meditative physical exercise designed for relaxation and balance and health


Tai_chi_chuan   Dico Tools
A Chinese system of slow meditative physical exercise designed for relaxation and balance and health


Tai_Dam   Dico Tools
A branch of the Tai languages


Tai_Long   Dico Tools
A branch of the Tai languages


Tai_Lue   Dico Tools
A branch of the Tai languages


Tai_Nuea   Dico Tools
A branch of the Tai languages


Tai_Yuan   Dico Tools
A branch of the Tai languages


Tajik   Dico Tools
The Iranian language of the Tajik people that is closely related to Farsi; spoken in Iran and Tajikistan


Tajik   Dico Tools
An ethnic group (mostly Moslem) living in Tajikistan and neighboring areas of Uzbekistan and Afghanistan and China


Tajik   Dico Tools
A landlocked mountainous republic in southeast central Asia north of Afghanistan; formerly an Asian soviet


Tajik   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Tajikistan and neighboring areas of Uzbekistan and Afghanistan and China


Tajiki   Dico Tools
The Iranian language of the Tajik people that is closely related to Farsi; spoken in Iran and Tajikistan


Tajikistan   Dico Tools
A landlocked mountainous republic in southeast central Asia north of Afghanistan; formerly an Asian soviet


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Tajikistani   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or characteristic of Tajikistan or it people or culture


Tajikistani_monetary_unit   Dico Tools
Monetary unit in Tajikistan


Taj_Mahal   Dico Tools
Beautiful mausoleum at Agra built by the Mogul emperor Shah Jahan (completed in 1649) in memory of his favorite wife


Taka   Dico Tools
The basic unit of money in Bangladesh; equal to 100 paisas


Takahe   Dico Tools
Flightless New Zealand birds similar to gallinules


Takakkaw   Dico Tools
A waterfall in southeastern British Columbia; the highest waterfall in Canada (1250 feet high)


Takayasu's_arteritis   Dico Tools
Disorder characterized by the absence of a pulse in both arms and in the carotid arteries


Take   Dico Tools
The act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption


Take   Dico Tools
The income arising from land or other property; "the average return was about 5%"


Take   Dico Tools
Be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness; "He got AIDS"; "She came down with pneumonia"; "She took a chill"


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Remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, taking off, etc. or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the envir


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Ascertain or determine by measuring, computing or take a reading from a dial; "take a pulse"; "A reading was taken of the earth''s tremors"


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Take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect; "His voice took on a sad tone"; "The story took a new turn"; "he adopted an air of superiority"; "She assumed strange manners"; "The gods assume human or animal form in these fables"


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Be seized or affected in a specified way; "take sick"; "be taken drunk"


Take   Dico Tools
Be a student of a certain subject; "She is reading for the bar exam"


Take   Dico Tools
Interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression; "I read this address as a satire"; "How should I take this message?"; "You can''t take credit for this!"


Take   Dico Tools
Accept or undergo, often unwillingly; "We took a pay cut"


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Pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"


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Take into consideration for exemplifying purposes; "Take the case of China"; "Consider the following case"


Take   Dico Tools
Take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs; "the accident claimed three lives"; "The hard work took its toll on her"


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Take   Dico Tools
Lay claim to; as of an idea; "She took credit for the whole idea"


Take   Dico Tools
Make a film or photograph of something; "take a scene"; "shoot a movie"


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Obtain by winning; "Winner takes all"; "He took first prize"


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Aim or direct at; as of blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment; "Please don''t aim at your little brother!"; "He trained his gun on the burglar"; "Don''t train your camera on the women"; "Take a swipe at one''s opponent"


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Serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don''t take sugar in my coffee"


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Get into one''s hands, take physically; "Take a cookie!"; "Can you take this bag, please"


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Have sex with; archaic use; "He had taken this woman when she was most vulnerable"


Take   Dico Tools
Travel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route; "He takes the bus to work"; "She takes Route 1 to Newark"


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Proceed along in a vehicle; "We drive the turnpike to work"


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Occupy or take on; "He assumes the lotus position"; "She took her seat on the stage"; "We took our seats in the orchestra"; "She took up her position behind the tree"; "strike a pose"


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Take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace"


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


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Take something or somebody with oneself somewhere; "Bring me the box from the other room"; "Take these letters to the boss"; "This brings me to the main point"


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Experience or feel or submit to; "Take a test"; "Take the plunge"


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To get into a position of having, e.g., safety, comfort; "take shelter from the storm"


Take   Dico Tools
Take into one''s possession; "We are taking an orphan from Romania"; "I''ll take three salmon steaks"


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Take by force; "Hitler took the Baltic Republics"; "The army took the fort on the hill"


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Buy, select; "I''ll take a pound of that sausage"


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Engage for service under a term of contract; "We took an apartment on a quiet street"; "Let''s rent a car"; "Shall we take a guide in Rome?"


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Receive or obtain by regular payment; "We take the Times every day"


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Take   Dico Tools
Make use of or accept for some purpose; "take a risk"; "take an opportunity"


Take   Dico Tools
Receive willingly something given or offered; "The only girl who would have him was the miller''s daughter"; "I won''t have this dog in my house!"; "Please accept my present"


Take   Dico Tools
Admit into a group or community; "accept students for graduate study"; "We''ll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member"


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As of time or space; "It took three hours to get to work this morning"; "This event occupied a very short time"


Take   Dico Tools
Assume, as of positions or roles; "She took the job as director of development"


Take   Dico Tools
Develop a habit; "He took to visiting bars"


Take   Dico Tools
Carry out; "take action"; "take steps"; "take vengeance"


Take   Dico Tools
Require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert";


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Be capable of holding or containing; "This box won''t take all the items"; "The flask holds one gallon"


Take   Dico Tools
Have with oneself; have on one''s person; "She always takes an umbrella"; "I always carry money"; "She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains"


Take   Dico Tools
Be designed to hold or take; "This surface will not take the dye"


Take-away   Dico Tools
Of or involving food to be taken and eaten off the premises; "takeout pizza"; "the takeout counter"; "`take-away'' is chiefly British"


Take-home   Dico Tools
(of salary or wages) remaining after all deductions including taxes


Take-home_pay   Dico Tools
What is left of your pay after deductions for taxes and dues and insurance etc


Take-in   Dico Tools
The act of taking in as by fooling or cheating or swindling someone


Take-up   Dico Tools
The action of taking up as by tightening or absorption or reeling in


Take-up   Dico Tools
A device for reducing slack or taking up lost motion


Takeaway   Dico Tools
The act of taking the ball or puck away from the team on the offense (as by the interception of a pass)


Takeaway   Dico Tools
A concession made by a labor union to a company that is trying to lower its expenditures


Takeaway   Dico Tools
Prepared food that is intended to be eaten off of the premises; "in England they call takeout food `takeaway''"


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Takedown   Dico Tools
A crushing remark


Takedown   Dico Tools
(amateur wrestling) being brought to the mat from a standing position; "a takedown counts two points"


Takelma   Dico Tools
A Penutian language spoken by the Takelma people


Takelma   Dico Tools
A member of a North American Indian people of southwestern Oregon


Taken   Dico Tools
Be affected with an indisposition; "the child was taken ill"; "couldn''t tell when he would be taken drunk"


Taken   Dico Tools
Having possession gained especially by force or effort


Taken   Dico Tools
Understood in a certain way; made sense of; "a word taken literally"; "a smile taken as consent"; "an open door interpreted as an invitation"


Taken_for_granted(p)   Dico Tools
Accepted as real or true without proof; "an assumed increase in population"; "the assumed reason for his absence"; "assumptive beliefs"; "his loyalty was taken for granted"


Taken_for_granted(p)   Dico Tools
Evident without proof or argument; "an axiomatic truth"; "we hold these truths to be self-evident"


Taken_over   Dico Tools
Taken without permission or consent especially by public authority; "the condemned land was used for a highway cloverleaf"; "the confiscated liquor was poured down the drain"


Taken_up(p)   Dico Tools
Having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something; "became more and more haunted by the stupid riddle"; "was absolutely obsessed with the girl"; "got no help from his wife who was preoccupied with the children"; "he was taken up in worry fo


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


Takeoff   Dico Tools
A departure; especially of airplanes


Takeoff   Dico Tools
Humorous or satirical mimicry


Takeoff   Dico Tools
A composition that imitates somebody''s style in a humorous way


Takeoff   Dico Tools
The initial ascent of an airplane as it becomes airborne


Takeoff_booster   Dico Tools
The first stage of a multistage rocket


Takeoff_rocket   Dico Tools
The first stage of a multistage rocket


Takeout   Dico Tools
(bridge) a bid that asks your partner to bid another suit


Takeout   Dico Tools
Prepared food that is intended to be eaten off of the premises; "in England they call takeout food `takeaway''"


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Takeout   Dico Tools
Of or involving food to be taken and eaten off the premises; "takeout pizza"; "the takeout counter"; "`take-away'' is chiefly British"


Takeout_food   Dico Tools
Prepared food that is intended to be eaten off of the premises; "in England they call takeout food `takeaway''"


Takeover   Dico Tools
A change by sale or merger in the controlling interest of a corporation


Takeover   Dico Tools
A sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force


Takeover_arbitrage   Dico Tools
Arbitrage involving risk; as in the simultaneous purchase of stock in a target company and sale of stock in its potential acquirer; if the takeover fails the arbitrageur may lose a great deal of money


Takeover_attempt   Dico Tools
An attempt to take control of a corporation


Takeover_bid   Dico Tools
An offer to buy shares in order to take over the company


Takeover_target   Dico Tools
A company that has been chosen as attractive for takeover by a potential acquirer


Taker   Dico Tools
One who takes a bet or wager


Taker   Dico Tools
One who accepts an offer


Take_aback   Dico Tools
Surprise greatly; knock someone''s socks off; "I was floored when I heard that I was promoted"


Take_account   Dico Tools
Be fully aware of; realize fully; "Do you appreciate the full meaning of this letter?"


Take_advantage   Dico Tools
Draw advantages from; "he is capitalizing on her mistake"; "she took advantage of his absence to meet her lover"


Take_advantage   Dico Tools
Make excessive use of; "You are taking advantage of my good will!"; "She is trespassing upon my privacy"


Take_after   Dico Tools
Imitate in behavior; take as a model; "Teenagers follow their friends in everything"


Take_after   Dico Tools
Be similar to a relative; "She takes after her father!"


Take_aim   Dico Tools
Aim or direct at; as of blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment; "Please don''t aim at your little brother!"; "He trained his gun on the burglar"; "Don''t train your camera on the women"; "Take a swipe at one''s opponent"


Take_apart   Dico Tools
Make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features; "analyze a specimen"; "analyze a sentence"; "analyze a chemical compound"


Take_apart   Dico Tools
Divide into pieces; "our department was dismembered when our funding dried up"; "The Empire was discerped after the war"


Take_apart   Dico Tools
Take apart into its constituent pieces


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Take_arms   Dico Tools
Commence hostilities


Take_away   Dico Tools
Remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, taking off, etc. or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the envir


Take_away   Dico Tools
Take out or remove; "take out the chicken after adding the vegetables"


Take_away   Dico Tools
Take away a part from; diminish; "His bad manners detract from his good character"


Take_away   Dico Tools
Get rid of something abstract; "The death of her mother removed the last obstacle to their marriage"; "God takes away your sins"


Take_away   Dico Tools
Buy and consume food from a restaurant or establishment that sells prepared food; "We''ll take out pizza, since I am too tired to cook"


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Remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state; "Their dreams carried the Romantics away into distant lands"; "The car carried us off to the meeting"; "I''ll take you away on a holiday"; "I g


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Take from a person or place; "We took the abused child away from its parents"


Take_a_bow   Dico Tools
Acknowledge applause by inclining the head, as of an artist after a performance


Take_a_bow   Dico Tools
Acknowledge praise or accept credit; "They finally took a bow for what they did"


Take_a_breath   Dico Tools
Draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs; "I can breathe better when the air is clean"; "The patient is respiring"


Take_a_breather   Dico Tools
Take a short break from one''s activities in order to relax


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


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


Take_a_dare   Dico Tools
Be dared to do something and attempt it


Take_a_dare   Dico Tools
Be dared to do something and not attempt it


Take_a_dive   Dico Tools
Of a boxer: pretend to be knocked out


Take_a_firm_stand   Dico Tools
Be insistent and refuse to budge; "I must insist!"


Take_a_hit   Dico Tools
Inhale through the nose


Take_a_hop   Dico Tools
Spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"


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Take_a_joke   Dico Tools
Listen to a joke at one''s one expense; "Can''t you take a joke?"


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


Take_a_look   Dico Tools
Look at with attention; "Have a look at this!"; "Get a load of this pretty woman!"


Take_a_powder   Dico Tools
Disappear without notifying anyone (idiom)


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


Take_back   Dico Tools
Cause someone to remember the past; "This photo takes me back to the good old days"


Take_back   Dico Tools
Take back what one has said; "He swallowed his words"


Take_back   Dico Tools
Move text to the previous line; in printing


Take_back   Dico Tools
Bring back to the point of departure


Take_back   Dico Tools
Regain possession of something


Take_back   Dico Tools
Resume a relationship with someone after an interruption, as in a wife taking back her husband


Take_care   Dico Tools
Be in charge of or deal with; "She takes care of all the necessary arrangements"


Take_care   Dico Tools
Take charge of or deal with; "Could you see about lunch?"; "I must attend to this matter"; "She took care of this business"


Take_care   Dico Tools
Be careful, prudent, or watchful; "Take care when you cross the street!"


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


Take_charge   Dico Tools
Assume control


Take_control   Dico Tools
Assume control


Take_down   Dico Tools
Make a written note of; "she noted everything the teacher said that morning"


Take_down   Dico Tools
Tear down so as to make flat with the ground; "The building was levelled"


Take_down   Dico Tools
Reduce in worth or character, usually verbally; "She tends to put down younger women colleagues"; "His critics took him down after the lecture"


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Take_down   Dico Tools
Move something or somebody to a lower position; "take down the vase from the shelf"


Take_effect   Dico Tools
Go into effect or become effective or operative; "The new law will take effect next month"


Take_exception   Dico Tools
Raise a formal objection in a court of law


Take_fire   Dico Tools
Start to burn or burst into flames; "Marsh gases ignited suddenly"; "The oily rags combusted spontaneously"


Take_five   Dico Tools
Take a five-minute break; "The musicians took five during the rehearsal"


Take_flight   Dico Tools
Run away quickly; "He threw down his gun and fled"


Take_for   Dico Tools
Keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view; "take for granted"; "view as important"; "hold these truths to be self-evident"; "I hold him personally responsible"


Take_form   Dico Tools
Develop into a distinctive entity; "our plans began to take shape"


Take_for_granted   Dico Tools
Take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof; "I assume his train was late"


Take_heart   Dico Tools
Gain courage


Take_heed   Dico Tools
Listen and pay attention; "Listen to your father"; "We must hear the expert before we make a decision"


Take_hold   Dico Tools
Have or hold in one''s hands or grip; "Hold this bowl for a moment, please"; "A crazy idea took hold of him"


Take_hold   Dico Tools
Assume control


Take_hold_of   Dico Tools
Take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of; "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!"


Take_home   Dico Tools
Earn as a salary or wage; "How much does your wife take home after taxes and other deductions?"


Take_in   Dico Tools
Make (clothes) smaller; "Please take in this skirt--I''ve lost weight"


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Take into one''s family; "They adopted two children from Nicaragua"


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Take up mentally; "he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe"


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Fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can''t fool me!"


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Serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don''t take sugar in my coffee"


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Take_in   Dico Tools
Take up as if with a sponge


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Fold up; "take in the sails"


Take_in   Dico Tools
Express willingness to have in one''s home or environs; "The community warmly received the refugees"


Take_in   Dico Tools
Take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister''s words"


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Accept; "The cloth takes up the liquid"


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See or watch; "view a show on television"; "This program will be seen all over the world"; "view an exhibition"; "Catch a show on Broadway"; "see a movie"


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Hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers; "We overheard the conversation at the next table"


Take_in   Dico Tools
Call for and obtain payment of; "we collected over a million dollars in outstanding debts"; "he collected the rent"


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


Take_in   Dico Tools
Visit for entertainment; "take in the sights"


Take_in   Dico Tools
Provide with shelter


Take_in   Dico Tools
Suck or take up or in; "A black star absorbs all matter"


Take_into_account   Dico Tools
Allow or plan for a certain possibility; concede the truth or validity of something; "I allow for this possibility"; "The seamstress planned for 5% shrinkage after the first wash"


Take_in_charge   Dico Tools
Accept as a charge


Take_in_vain   Dico Tools
Use a name, such as God, without proper respect


Take_in_water   Dico Tools
Take in water at the bilge; "the tanker bilged"


Take_issue   Dico Tools
Be of different opinions; "I beg to differ!"; "She disagrees with her husband on many questions"


Take_it_easy   Dico Tools
Settle into a comfortable sitting position


Take_it_on_the_chin   Dico Tools
Undergo failure or defeat


Take_kindly_to   Dico Tools
Be willing or inclined to accept; "He did not take kindly to my critical remarks"


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Take_leave   Dico Tools
Go away or leave


Take_lying_down   Dico Tools
Suffer without protest; suffer or endure passively; "I won''t take this insult lying down"


Take_note   Dico Tools
Observe with care or pay close attention to; "Take note of this chemical reaction"


Take_notice   Dico Tools
Observe with special attention; "Take notice of the great architecture"


Take_off   Dico Tools
Remove clothes; "take off your shirt--it''s very hot in here"


Take_off   Dico Tools
Take away or remove; "Take that weight off me!"


Take_off   Dico Tools
Make a subtraction


Take_off   Dico Tools
Prove fatal; "The disease took off"


Take_off   Dico Tools
Mimic or imitate, especially in an amusing or satirical manner; "This song takes off from a famous aria"


Take_off   Dico Tools
Get started or set in motion, used figuratively; "the project took a long time to get off the ground"


Take_off   Dico Tools
Leave; "The family took off for Florida"


Take_off   Dico Tools
Depart from the ground; "The plane took off two hours late"


Take_off   Dico Tools
Take time off from work; stop working temporarily


Take_office   Dico Tools
Assume an office, duty, or title; "When will the new President take office?"


Take_on   Dico Tools
Take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect; "His voice took on a sad tone"; "The story took a new turn"; "he adopted an air of superiority"; "She assumed strange manners"; "The gods assume human or animal form in these fables"


Take_on   Dico Tools
Contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle; "Princeton plays Yale this weekend"; "Charlie likes to play Mary"


Take_on   Dico Tools
Admit into a group or community; "accept students for graduate study"; "We''ll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member"


Take_on   Dico Tools
Take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities; "When will the new President assume office?"


Take_on   Dico Tools
Accept as a challenge; "I''ll tackle this difficult task"


Take_one's_lumps   Dico Tools
Suffer the results or consequences of one''s behavior or actions


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Take_orders   Dico Tools
Be ordained; enter the Christian ministry; "She took orders last month"


Take_orders   Dico Tools
Receive and be expected to follow directions or commands; "I don''t take orders from you!"


Take_out   Dico Tools
Take out or remove; "take out the chicken after adding the vegetables"


Take_out   Dico Tools
Prevent from being included or considered or accepted; "The bad results were excluded from the report"; "Leave off the top piece"


Take_out   Dico Tools
Take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy


Take_out   Dico Tools
Buy and consume food from a restaurant or establishment that sells prepared food; "We''ll take out pizza, since I am too tired to cook"


Take_out   Dico Tools
Draw or pull out, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense; "pull weeds"; "extract a bad tooth"; "take out a splinter"; "extract information from the telegram"


Take_out   Dico Tools
Remove something from a container or an enclosed space


Take_out   Dico Tools
Remove from its packing; "unpack the presents"


Take_out   Dico Tools
Take liquid out of a container or well; "She drew water from the barrel"


Take_out   Dico Tools
Bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover; "draw a weapon"; "pull out a gun"; "The mugger pulled a knife on his victim"


Take_out   Dico Tools
Obtain by legal of official process; "take our a license"; "take out a patent"


Take_out   Dico Tools
Remove (a commodity) from (a supply source); "She drew $2,000 from the account"; "The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital''s emergency bank"


Take_out   Dico Tools
Purchase prepared food to be eaten at home


Take_out   Dico Tools
Cause to leave; "The teacher took the children out of the classroom"


Take_out   Dico Tools
Make a date; "Has he asked you out yet?"


Take_over   Dico Tools
Take up, as of debts or payments; "absorb the costs for something"


Take_over   Dico Tools
Take over ownership of; of corporations and companies


Take_over   Dico Tools
Seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one''s right or possession; "He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town"; "he usurped my rights"; "She seized control of the throne after her husband died"


Take_over   Dico Tools
Take on as one''s own the expenses or debts of another person; "I''ll accept the charges"; "She agreed to bear the responsibility"


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Take_over   Dico Tools
Take up and practice as one''s own


Take_over   Dico Tools
Take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities; "When will the new President assume office?"


Take_over   Dico Tools
Free someone temporarily from his or her obligations


Take_over   Dico Tools
Do over; "They would like to take it over again"


Take_pains   Dico Tools
Try very hard to do something


Take_part   Dico Tools
Share in something


Take_place   Dico Tools
Come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important"


Take_pride   Dico Tools
Feel pride of; "She took great pride in her sons"


Take_root   Dico Tools
Become settled or established and stable in one''s residence or life style; "He finally settled down"


Take_shape   Dico Tools
Develop into a distinctive entity; "our plans began to take shape"


Take_stage   Dico Tools
Attract attention onto oneself


Take_stock   Dico Tools
To look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail; "he scrutinized his likeness in the mirror"


Take_ten   Dico Tools
Take a ten minute break; "The players took ten during the long rehearsal"


Take_the_air   Dico Tools
Take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure; "The lovers held hands while walking"; "We like to walk every Sunday"


Take_the_bull_by_the_horns   Dico Tools
Face a difficulty and grapple with it without avoiding it


Take_the_cake   Dico Tools
Rank first; used often in a negative context; "He takes the cake for chutzpah!"


Take_the_count   Dico Tools
Be counted out; remain down while the referee counts to ten


Take_the_field   Dico Tools
Go on a campaign; go off to war


Take_the_field   Dico Tools
Go on the playing field, of a football team


Take_the_Fifth   Dico Tools
Refuse to testify by invoking the Fifth Amendment, which states that nobody may be forced to testify as a witness against himself or herself


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Take_the_Fifth_Amendment   Dico Tools
Refuse to testify by invoking the Fifth Amendment, which states that nobody may be forced to testify as a witness against himself or herself


Take_the_floor   Dico Tools
Rise in order to make a speech or motion


Take_the_floor   Dico Tools
Stand up to dance


Take_the_road   Dico Tools
Give theatrical performances while traveling from town to town


Take_the_stage   Dico Tools
Attract attention onto oneself


Take_the_stand   Dico Tools
Give testimony in a court of law


Take_the_veil   Dico Tools
Become a nun; "The young woman took the veil after ther fiance died"


Take_time_by_the_forelock   Dico Tools
Act quickly and decisively; not let slip an opportunity


Take_time_off   Dico Tools
Take time off from work; stop working temporarily


Take_to   Dico Tools
Have a fancy or particular liking or desire for; "She fancied a necklace that she had seen in the jeweler''s window"


Take_to   Dico Tools
Develop a habit; apply oneself to a practice or occupation; "She took to drink"; "Men take to the military trades"


Take_to_be   Dico Tools
Look on as or consider; "she looked on this affair as a joke"; "He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician"; "He is reputed to be intelligent"


Take_to_heart   Dico Tools
Get down to; pay attention to; take seriously; "Attend to your duties, please"


Take_to_the_woods   Dico Tools
Flee; take to one''s heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"


Take_turns   Dico Tools
Do something in turns; "We take turns on the night shift"


Take_up   Dico Tools
Pursue or resume; "take up a matter for consideration"


Take_up   Dico Tools
Return to a previous location or condition; "The painting resumed its old condition when we restored it"


Take_up   Dico Tools
Adopt; "take up new ideas"


Take_up   Dico Tools
Take up as if with a sponge


Take_up   Dico Tools
Take out or up with or as if with a scoop; "scoop the sugar out of the container"


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Take_up   Dico Tools
Take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister''s words"


Take_up   Dico Tools
Take up a liquid or a gas either by adsorption or by absorption


Take_up   Dico Tools
Accept; "The cloth takes up the liquid"


Take_up   Dico Tools
Occupy or take on; "He assumes the lotus position"; "She took her seat on the stage"; "We took our seats in the orchestra"; "She took up her position behind the tree"; "strike a pose"


Take_up   Dico Tools
Take up and practice as one''s own


Take_up   Dico Tools
Begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job; "Take up a position"; "start a new job"


Take_up   Dico Tools
Turn one''s interest to; "He took up herpetology at the age of fifty"


Take_up   Dico Tools
Take up time or space; "take up the slack"


Take_up_arms   Dico Tools
Commence hostilities


Take_water   Dico Tools
Enter the water; "the wild ducks took water"


Takilman   Dico Tools
A Penutian language spoken by the Takelma people


Takin   Dico Tools
Large heavily built goat antelope of eastern Himalayan area


Taking   Dico Tools
The act of someone who picks up or takes something; "the pickings were easy"; "clothing could be had for the taking"


Taking   Dico Tools
Very attractive; capturing interest; "a fetching new hairstyle"; "something inexpressibly taking in his manner"; "a winning personality"


Takings   Dico Tools
The income arising from land or other property; "the average return was about 5%"


Taking_apart   Dico Tools
The removal of limbs; being cut to pieces


Taking_hold   Dico Tools
The act of gripping something firmly with the hands


Taking_into_custody   Dico Tools
The act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"


Taking_over   Dico Tools
Acquisition of property by descent or by will


Taking_possession   Dico Tools
The act of occupying or taking possession of a building; "occupation of a building without a certificate of occupancy is illegal"


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Tala   Dico Tools
The basic unit of money in Western Samoa


Talapoin   Dico Tools
Smallest guenon monkey; of swampy central and west African forests


Talaria   Dico Tools
A winged sandal (as worn by Hermes in Graeco-Roman art)


Talbot   Dico Tools
English inventor and pioneer in photography who published the first book illustrated with photographs (1800-1877)


Talc   Dico Tools
A fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate; used in a variety of products including talcum powder


Talc   Dico Tools
Apply talcum powder to (one''s body)


Talcott_Parsons   Dico Tools
United States sociologist (1902-1979)


Talcum   Dico Tools
A toilet powder made of purified talc and usually scented; absorbs excess moisture


Talcum   Dico Tools
A fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate; used in a variety of products including talcum powder


Talcum_powder   Dico Tools
A toilet powder made of purified talc and usually scented; absorbs excess moisture


Tale   Dico Tools
A trivial lie; "he told a fib about eating his spinach"; "how can I stop my child from telling stories?"


Tale   Dico Tools
A message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program; "his narrative was interesting"; "Disney''s stories entertain adults as well as children"


Taleban   Dico Tools
A fundamentalist Islamic militia; in 1995 the Taliban militia took over Afghanistan and in 1996 took Kabul and set up an Islamic government; "the Taliban enforced a strict Muslim code of behavior"


Talebearer   Dico Tools
Someone who gossips indiscreetly


Talebearing(a)   Dico Tools
Prone to communicate confidential information


Talent   Dico Tools
Natural qualities or talents


Talent   Dico Tools
A person who possesses unusual innate ability in some field or activity


Talented   Dico Tools
Showing a natural aptitude for something


Talentlessness   Dico Tools
A lack of talent


Talent_agent   Dico Tools
An agent who represents performers


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Talent_scout   Dico Tools
Someone employed to discover and recruit talented persons (especially in the worlds of entertainment or sports)


Taleteller   Dico Tools
Someone who gossips indiscreetly


Taliban   Dico Tools
A fundamentalist Islamic militia; in 1995 the Taliban militia took over Afghanistan and in 1996 took Kabul and set up an Islamic government; "the Taliban enforced a strict Muslim code of behavior"


Talinum   Dico Tools
Genus of mainly American more-or-less succulent herbs


Talinum_augustissimum   Dico Tools
Similar to Talinum aurantiacum but with narrower leaves and yellow-orange flowers; southwestern United States


Talinum_aurantiacum   Dico Tools
Plant with fleshy roots and erect stems with narrow succulent leaves and one reddish-orange flower in each upper leaf axil; southwestern United States; Indians once cooked the fleshy roots


Talinum_brevifolium   Dico Tools
Low plant with crowded narrow succulent leaves and fairly large deep pink axillary flowers that seem to sit on the ground; southwestern United States


Talinum_calycinum   Dico Tools
Pink-flowered perennial of rocky regions of western United States


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


Talinum_spinescens   Dico Tools
Low cushion-forming plant with rose to crimson-magenta flowers and leaf midribs that persist as spines when the leaves die; southwestern United States


Talipes   Dico Tools
Congenital deformity of the foot usually marked by a curled shape or twisted position of the ankle and heel and toes


Talipes_calcaneus   Dico Tools
Talipes in which the toes are pointed upward and the person walks on the heel of the foot


Talipes_equinus   Dico Tools
Talipes in which the toes are pointed downward


Talipes_valgus   Dico Tools
Deformity of the foot in which the foot is twisted outward


Talipot   Dico Tools
Tall palm of southern India and Sri Lanka with gigantic leaves used as umbrellas and fans or cut into strips for writing paper


Talipot_palm   Dico Tools
Tall palm of southern India and Sri Lanka with gigantic leaves used as umbrellas and fans or cut into strips for writing paper


Talisman   Dico Tools
A trinket or piece of jewelry thought to be a protection against evil


Talismanic   Dico Tools
Possessing or believed to possess magic power especially protective power; "a talismanic amulet"


Talk   Dico Tools
The act of giving a talk to an audience; "I attended an interesting talk on local history"


Talk   Dico Tools
An exchange of ideas via conversation; "let''s have more work and less talk around here"


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Talk   Dico Tools
(`talk about'' is a less formal alternative for `discussion of'') discussion; "his poetry contains much talk about love and anger"


Talk   Dico Tools
Idle gossip or rumor; "there has been talk about you lately"


Talk   Dico Tools
A speech that is open to the public; "he attended a lecture on telecommunications"


Talk   Dico Tools
Deliver a lecture or talk; "She will talk at Rutgers next week"; "Did you ever lecture at Harvard?"


Talk   Dico Tools
Divulge confidential information or secrets; "Be careful--his secretary talks"


Talk   Dico Tools
Express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"


Talk   Dico Tools
Reveal information; "If you don''t oblige me, I''ll talk!"; "The former employee spilled all the details"


Talk   Dico Tools
Exchange thoughts; talk with; "We often talk business"; "Actions talk louder than words"


Talk   Dico Tools
Use language; "the baby talks already"; "the prisoner won''t speak"; "they speak a strange dialect"


Talkative   Dico Tools
Friendly and open and willing to talk; "wine made the guest expansive"


Talkative   Dico Tools
Unwisely talking too much


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


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


Talkativeness   Dico Tools
The quality of being wordy and talkative


Talker   Dico Tools
Someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous); "the speaker at commencement"; "an utterer of useful maxims"


Talker_identification   Dico Tools
Identification of a person from the sound of their voice


Talkie   Dico Tools
A movie with synchronized speech and singing


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


Talking   Dico Tools
An exchange of ideas via conversation; "let''s have more work and less talk around here"


Talking(a)   Dico Tools
Uttering speech; "talking heads"


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Talking_book   Dico Tools
Sound recording of someone reading a book; frequently used by blind people


Talking_head   Dico Tools
A talker on television who talks directly into the cameras and whose upper body is all that is shown on the screen


Talking_picture   Dico Tools
A movie with synchronized speech and singing


Talking_point   Dico Tools
An especially persuasive point helping to support an argument or discussion


Talking_to   Dico Tools
A lengthy rebuke; "a good lecture was my father''s idea of discipline"; "the teacher gave him a talking to"


Talks   Dico Tools
A discussion intended to produce an agreement; "the buyout negotiation lasted several days"; "they disagreed but kept an open dialogue"; "talks between Israelis and Palestinians"


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


Talk_about   Dico Tools
Discuss or mention; "They spoke of many things"


Talk_about   Dico Tools
To consider or examine in speech or writing; "The article covered all the different aspects of this question"; "The class discussed Dante''s `Inferno''"


Talk_down   Dico Tools
Belittle through talk


Talk_down   Dico Tools
Speak in a condescending manner, as if to a child; "He talks down to her"


Talk_into   Dico Tools
Persuade somebody to do something


Talk_of   Dico Tools
Discuss or mention; "They spoke of many things"


Talk_of_the_town   Dico Tools
Idle gossip or rumor; "there has been talk about you lately"


Talk_out_of   Dico Tools
Persuade someone not to do something


Talk_over   Dico Tools
Speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion; "We discussed our household budget"


Talk_shop   Dico Tools
Discuss work-related matters; "As soon as they met, the linguists started to talk shop"


Talk_show   Dico Tools
A program during which well-known people discuss a topic or answer questions telephoned in by the audience; "in England they call a talk show a chat show"


Talk_terms   Dico Tools
Discuss the terms of an arrangement; "They negotiated the sale of the house"


Talk_turkey   Dico Tools
Discuss frankly, often in a business context


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


Tall   Dico Tools
Great in vertical dimension; high in stature; "tall people"; "tall buildings"; "tall trees"; "tall ships"


Tall(a)   Dico Tools
Too improbable to admit of belief; "a tall story"


Tall(a)   Dico Tools
Impressively difficult; "a tall order"


Tall-grass   Dico Tools
Any of various grasses that are tall and that flourish with abundant moisture


Tall-growing   Dico Tools
(of plants) having tall spindly stems


Tallahassee   Dico Tools
Capital of the state of Florida; located in northern Florida


Tallapoosa   Dico Tools
River that rieses in northwestern Georgia and flows southwest through central Alabama to join the Coosa River near Montgomery and form the Alabama River


Tallapoosa_River   Dico Tools
River that rieses in northwestern Georgia and flows southwest through central Alabama to join the Coosa River near Montgomery and form the Alabama River


Tallboy   Dico Tools
A tall chest of drawers divided into two sections and supported on four legs


Tallchief   Dico Tools
United States ballerina who promoted American ballet through tours and television appearances (born in 1925)


Talleyrand   Dico Tools
French statesman (1754-1838)


Tallgrass   Dico Tools
Any of various grasses that are tall and that flourish with abundant moisture


Tallin   Dico Tools
A port city on the Gulf of Finland that is the capital and largest city of Estonia


Tallinn   Dico Tools
A port city on the Gulf of Finland that is the capital and largest city of Estonia


Tallis   Dico Tools
(Judaism) a shawl with a ritually knotted fringe at each corner; worn by Jews at morning prayer


Tallis   Dico Tools
English organist and composer of church and secular music; was granted a monopoly in music printing with William Byrd (1505-1585)


Tallish   Dico Tools
Somewhat tall


Tallith   Dico Tools
(Judaism) a shawl with a ritually knotted fringe at each corner; worn by Jews at morning prayer


Tallness   Dico Tools
The property of being taller than average stature


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Tallness   Dico Tools
The vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top


Tallow   Dico Tools
Obtained from suet and used in making soap, candles and lubricants


Tallow_oil   Dico Tools
An animal oil obtained by pressing tallow; used as a lubricant


Tallulah_Bankhead   Dico Tools
Uninhibited United States actress (1903-1968)


Tally   Dico Tools
A score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely; "the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th"; "their first tally came in the 3rd inning"


Tally   Dico Tools
The act of counting; "the counting continued for several hours"


Tally   Dico Tools
A bill for an amount due


Tally   Dico Tools
Determine the sum of; "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town"


Tally   Dico Tools
Keep score, as in games


Tally   Dico Tools
Gain points in a game; "The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season"


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


Tallyman   Dico Tools
One who keeps a tally of quantity or weight of goods produced or shipped or received


Tallyman   Dico Tools
One who sells goods on the installment plan


Tally_clerk   Dico Tools
One who keeps a tally of quantity or weight of goods produced or shipped or received


Tall_bellflower   Dico Tools
Annual or perennial of eastern North America with long spikes of blue or white flowers


Tall_bilberry   Dico Tools
High-growing deciduous shrub of eastern North America bearing edible blueish to blackish berries with a distinct bloom; source of most cultivated blueberries


Tall_buttercup   Dico Tools
Perennial European buttercup with yellow spring flowers widely naturalized especially in eastern North America


Tall_crowfoot   Dico Tools
Perennial European buttercup with yellow spring flowers widely naturalized especially in eastern North America


Tall_cupflower   Dico Tools
Shrubby Chilean herb having bluish-white tubular flowers used as an ornamental


Tall_field_buttercup   Dico Tools
Perennial European buttercup with yellow spring flowers widely naturalized especially in eastern North America


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Tall_gallberry_holly   Dico Tools
An evergreen shrub


Tall_goldenrod   Dico Tools
A variety of goldenrod


Tall_mallow   Dico Tools
Erect or decumbent Old World perennial with axillary clusters of rosy-purple flowers; introduced in United States


Tall_meadow_grass   Dico Tools
Coarse perennial Eurasian grass resembling oat; found on roadside verges and rough grassland and in hay meadows; introduced in North America for forage


Tall_oat_grass   Dico Tools
Coarse perennial Eurasian grass resembling oat; found on roadside verges and rough grassland and in hay meadows; introduced in North America for forage


Tall_oil   Dico Tools
An oil derived from wood pulp and used in making soaps or lubricants


Tall_order   Dico Tools
A formidable task or requirement; "finishing in time was a tall order but we did it"


Tall_sunflower   Dico Tools
Very tall American perennial of central and the eastern United States to Canada having edible tuberous roots


Tall_tale   Dico Tools
An improbable (unusual or incredible or fanciful) story


Tall_white_violet   Dico Tools
Tall North American perennial with heart-shaped leaves and purple-streaked white flowers


Tall_yellow-eye   Dico Tools
Of Australia


Talmud   Dico Tools
The collection of ancient rabbinic writings on Jewish law and tradition (the Mishna and the Gemara) that constitute the basis of religious authority in Orthodox Judaism


Talmudic_literature   Dico Tools
(Judaism) ancient rabbinical writings


Talon   Dico Tools
A sharp hooked claw especially on a bird of prey


Taloned   Dico Tools
Of animals


Talpidae   Dico Tools
Moles


Talus   Dico Tools
The bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint


Talus   Dico Tools
A sloping mass of loose rocks at the base of a cliff


Talwin   Dico Tools
Analgesic drug (trade name Talwin) that is less addictive than morphine


Tam   Dico Tools
A woolen cap of Scottish origin


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Tam-o'-shanter   Dico Tools
A woolen cap of Scottish origin


Tam-tam   Dico Tools
A percussion instrument consisting of a metal plate that is struck with a soft-headed drumstick


Tamable   Dico Tools
Capable of being tamed


Tamale   Dico Tools
Corn and cornmeal dough stuffed with a meat mixture then wrapped in corn husks and steamed


Tamale_pie   Dico Tools
A meat mixture covered with cornbread topping that resembles a Mexican dish


Tamandu   Dico Tools
Small toothless anteater with prehensile tale and four-clawed forelimbs; of tropical South America and Central America


Tamandua   Dico Tools
Small toothless anteater with prehensile tale and four-clawed forelimbs; of tropical South America and Central America


Tamandua_tetradactyla   Dico Tools
Small toothless anteater with prehensile tale and four-clawed forelimbs; of tropical South America and Central America


Tamanoir   Dico Tools
Large shaggy-haired toothless anteater with long tongue and powerful claws; of South America


Tamarack   Dico Tools
Medium-sized larch of Canada and northern United States including Alaska having a broad conic crown and rust-brown scaly bark


Tamarao   Dico Tools
Small buffalo of Mindoro in the Philippines


Tamarau   Dico Tools
Small buffalo of Mindoro in the Philippines


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


Tamaricaceae   Dico Tools
Family of desert shrubs and trees (mostly halophytes and xerophytes)


Tamarillo   Dico Tools
South American arborescent shrub having pale pink blossoms followed by egg-shaped reddish-brown edible fruit somewhat resembling a tomato in flavor


Tamarin   Dico Tools
Small South American marmoset with silky fur and long nonprehensile tail


Tamarind   Dico Tools
Large tropical seed pod with very tangy pulp that is eaten fresh or cooked with rice and fish or preserved for curries and chutneys


Tamarind   Dico Tools
Long-lived tropical evergreen tree with a spreading crown and feathery evergreen foliage and fragrant flowers yielding hard yellowish wood and long pods with edible chocolate-colored acidic pulp


Tamarindo   Dico Tools
Large tropical seed pod with very tangy pulp that is eaten fresh or cooked with rice and fish or preserved for curries and chutneys


Tamarindo   Dico Tools
Long-lived tropical evergreen tree with a spreading crown and feathery evergreen foliage and fragrant flowers yielding hard yellowish wood and long pods with edible chocolate-colored acidic pulp


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Tamarindus   Dico Tools
Widely cultivated tropical trees originally of Africa


Tamarindus_indica   Dico Tools
Long-lived tropical evergreen tree with a spreading crown and feathery evergreen foliage and fragrant flowers yielding hard yellowish wood and long pods with edible chocolate-colored acidic pulp


Tamarind_tree   Dico Tools
Long-lived tropical evergreen tree with a spreading crown and feathery evergreen foliage and fragrant flowers yielding hard yellowish wood and long pods with edible chocolate-colored acidic pulp


Tamarisk   Dico Tools
Any shrub or small tree of the genus Tamarix having small scalelike or needle-shaped leaves and feathery racemes of small white or pinkish flowers; of mostly coastal areas with saline soil


Tamarisk_family   Dico Tools
Family of desert shrubs and trees (mostly halophytes and xerophytes)


Tamarisk_gerbil   Dico Tools
A gerbil that is popular as a pet


Tamarix   Dico Tools
Genus of deciduous shrubs or small trees of eastern Mediterranean regions and tropical Asia


Tambac   Dico Tools
An alloy of copper and zinc (and sometimes arsenic) used to imitate gold in cheap jewelry and for gilding


Tambala   Dico Tools
100 tambala equal 1 Kwacha


Tambocor   Dico Tools
Oral antiarrhythmic medication (trade name Tambocor) used as a last resort in treating arrhythmias; increases the risk of sudden death in heart attack patients


Tambour   Dico Tools
A drum


Tambour   Dico Tools
A frame made of two hoops; used for embroidering


Tambourine   Dico Tools
A shallow drum with a single drumhead and with metallic disks in the sides


Tamburlaine   Dico Tools
Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336-1405)


Tame   Dico Tools
Correct by punishment or discipline


Tame   Dico Tools
Make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans; "The horse was domesticated a long time ago"; "The wolf was tamed and evolved into the house dog"


Tame   Dico Tools
Overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable; "He tames lions for the circus"; "reclaim falcons"


Tame   Dico Tools
Adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment; "domesticate oats"; "tame the soil"


Tame   Dico Tools
Make less strong or intense; soften; "Tone down that aggressive letter"; "The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements"


Tame   Dico Tools
Flat and uninspiring


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Tame   Dico Tools
Very docile; "tame obedience"; "meek as a mouse"- Langston Hughes


Tame   Dico Tools
Brought from wildness into a domesticated state; "tame animals"; "fields of tame blueberries"


Tame   Dico Tools
Very restrained or quiet; "a tame Christmas party"; "she was one of the tamest and most abject creatures imaginable with no will or power to act but as directed"


Tameable   Dico Tools
Capable of being tamed


Tamed   Dico Tools
Brought from wildness into a domesticated state; "tame animals"; "fields of tame blueberries"


Tamed   Dico Tools
Brought from wildness; "the once inhospitable landscape is now tamed"


Tamely   Dico Tools
In a tame manner; "the labour movement allowed itself to be run out of power tamely"


Tameness   Dico Tools
The attribute of having been domesticated


Tameness   Dico Tools
The quality of being vapid and unsophisticated


Tamer   Dico Tools
An animal trainer who tames wild animals


Tamerlane   Dico Tools
Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336-1405)


Tamias   Dico Tools
Chipmunks of eastern North America


Tamiasciurus   Dico Tools
American red squirrels


Tamiasciurus_douglasi   Dico Tools
Far western United States counterpart of the red squirrel


Tamiasciurus_hudsonicus   Dico Tools
Of northern United States and Canada


Tamias_striatus   Dico Tools
Small striped semiterrestrial eastern American squirrel with cheek pouches


Tamil   Dico Tools
The Dravidian language spoken since prehistoric times by the Tamil people in southern India and Sri Lanka


Tamil   Dico Tools
A member of the mixed Dravidian and Caucasoid people of southern India and Sri Lanka


Tamil   Dico Tools
Of or relating to a speaker of the Tamil language or the language itself; "the Tamil Tigers are fighting the Sinhalese in Sri Lanka"; "Tamil agglutinative phrases"


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


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Tamil_Tigers   Dico Tools
A terrorist organization in Sri Lanka that began in 1970 as a student protest over the limited university access for Tamil students; currently seeks to establish an independent Tamil state called Eelam; relies on guerilla strategy including terrorist tact


Tamm   Dico Tools
Russian physicist (1895-1971)


Tammany   Dico Tools
A political organization within the Democratic Party in New York city (late 1800''s and early 1900''s) seeking political control by corruption and bossism


Tammany_Hall   Dico Tools
A political organization within the Democratic Party in New York city (late 1800''s and early 1900''s) seeking political control by corruption and bossism


Tammany_Society   Dico Tools
A political organization within the Democratic Party in New York city (late 1800''s and early 1900''s) seeking political control by corruption and bossism


Tammerfors   Dico Tools
An industrial city in south central Finland


Tammuz   Dico Tools
Sumerian and Babylonian god of pastures and vegetation; consort of Inanna


Tammuz   Dico Tools
The tenth month of the civil year; the fourth month of the ecclesiastic year (in June and July)


Tammy   Dico Tools
A woolen cap of Scottish origin


Tammy   Dico Tools
Plain-woven (often glazed) fabric of wool or wool and cotton used especially formerly for linings and garments and curtains


Tammy_Wynette   Dico Tools
United States country singer (1942-1998)


Tammy_Wynetter_Pugh   Dico Tools
United States country singer (1942-1998)


Tamoxifen   Dico Tools
An antagonist for estrogen that is used in the treatment of breast cancer


Tamp   Dico Tools
A tool for tamping (e.g., for tamping tobacco into a pipe bowl or a charge into a drill hole etc.)


Tamp   Dico Tools
Press down tightly; "tamp the coffee grinds in the container to make espresso"


Tampa   Dico Tools
A resort city in western Florida; located on Tampa Bay on the Gulf of Mexico


Tampax   Dico Tools
Tampon used to absorb menstrual flow


Tampa_Bay   Dico Tools
An arm of the Gulf of Mexico in west central Florida


Tamper   Dico Tools
A tool for tamping (e.g., for tamping tobacco into a pipe bowl or a charge into a drill hole etc.)


Tamper   Dico Tools
Play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly; "Someone tampered with the documents on my desk"; "The reporter fiddle with the facts"


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Tamper   Dico Tools
Intrude in other people''s affairs or business; interfere unwantedly; "Don''t meddle in my affairs!"


Tampere   Dico Tools
An industrial city in south central Finland


Tampering   Dico Tools
The act of altering something secretly or improperly


Tampico   Dico Tools
A port city in eastern Mexico


Tamping_bar   Dico Tools
A tool for tamping (e.g., for tamping tobacco into a pipe bowl or a charge into a drill hole etc.)


Tampion   Dico Tools
Plug for the muzzle of a gun to keep out dust and moisture


Tampon   Dico Tools
Plug of cotton or other absorbent material; inserted into wound or body cavity to absorb exuded fluids (especially blood)


Tampon   Dico Tools
Plug with a tampon


Tamponade   Dico Tools
Blockage or closure (as of a wound or body cavity) by (or as if by) a tampon (especially to stop bleeding)


Tamponage   Dico Tools
Blockage or closure (as of a wound or body cavity) by (or as if by) a tampon (especially to stop bleeding)


Tamp_down   Dico Tools
Press down tightly; "tamp the coffee grinds in the container to make espresso"


Tamus   Dico Tools
A genus of tuberous-rooted vines of the family Dioscoreaceae; has twining stems and heart-shaped leaves and axillary racemes


Tamus_communis   Dico Tools
Common European twining vine with tuberous roots and cordate leaves and red berries


Tan   Dico Tools
A light brown


Tan   Dico Tools
Ratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle


Tan   Dico Tools
A browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun


Tan   Dico Tools
Get a tan, from wind or sun


Tan   Dico Tools
Treat skins and hides with tannic acid so as to convert them into leather


Tan   Dico Tools
Of a light yellowish-brown color


Tanacetum   Dico Tools
A large genus of plants resembling chrysanthemums; comprises some plants often included in other genera especially genus Chrysanthemum


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Tanacetum_balsamita   Dico Tools
Tansy-scented Eurasian perennial herb with buttonlike yellow flowers; used as potherb or salad green and sometimes for potpourri or tea or flavoring; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum


Tanacetum_camphoratum   Dico Tools
Densely hairy plant with rayless flowers; San Francisco Bay area


Tanacetum_cinerariifolium   Dico Tools
White-flowered pyrethrum of Balkan area whose pinnate leaves are white and silky-hairy below; source of an insecticide; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum


Tanacetum_coccineum   Dico Tools
Spring-flowering garden perennial of Asiatic origin having finely divided aromatic leaves and white to pink-purple flowers; source of an insecticide; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum


Tanacetum_douglasii   Dico Tools
Lightly hairy rhizomatous perennial having aromatic feathery leaves and stems bearing open clusters of small buttonlike yellow flowers; sand dunes of Pacific coast of North America


Tanacetum_parthenium   Dico Tools
Bushy aromatic European perennial herb having clusters of buttonlike white-rayed flower heads; valued traditionally for medicinal uses; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum


Tanacetum_ptarmiciflorum   Dico Tools
Shrubby perennial of the Canary Islands having white flowers and leaves and hairy stems covered with dustlike down; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum


Tanacetum_vulgare   Dico Tools
Common perennial aromatic herb native to Eurasia having buttonlike yellow flower heads and bitter-tasting pinnate leaves sometimes used medicinally


Tanach   Dico Tools
The Jewish scriptures which consist of three divisions--the Torah and the Prophets and the Writings


Tanager   Dico Tools
Any of numerous New World woodland birds having brightly colored males


Tanakh   Dico Tools
The Jewish scriptures which consist of three divisions--the Torah and the Prophets and the Writings


Tanbark   Dico Tools
Bark rich in tannin; bruised and cut in pieces to use for tanning; spent tanbark used as a ground covering


Tanbark_oak   Dico Tools
Evergreen oak of the Pacific coast area having large leathery leaves; yields tanbark


Tancred   Dico Tools
Norman leader in the First Crusade who played an important role in the capture of Jerusalem (1078-1112)


Tandearil   Dico Tools
An anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Tandearil) used to treat arthritis and bursitis


Tandem   Dico Tools
A bicycle with two sets of pedals and two seats


Tandem   Dico Tools
One behind the other; "ride tandem on a bicycle built for two"; "riding horses down the path in tandem"


Tandem_bicycle   Dico Tools
A bicycle with two sets of pedals and two seats


Tandem_trailer   Dico Tools
Trucking rig with two trailers in tandem


Tandoor   Dico Tools
A clay oven used in northern India and Pakistan


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Tanekaha   Dico Tools
Medium tall celery pine of New Zealand


Taney   Dico Tools
United States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court; remembered for his ruling that slaves and their descendants have no rights as citizens


Tang   Dico Tools
Any of various kelps especially of the genus Laminaria


Tang   Dico Tools
Any of various coarse seaweeds


Tang   Dico Tools
Brown algae seaweed with serrated edges


Tang   Dico Tools
Common black rockweed used in preparing kelp and as manure


Tang   Dico Tools
A tart spiciness


Tang   Dico Tools
The taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth


Tang   Dico Tools
The imperial dynasty of China from 618 to 907


Tanga   Dico Tools
100 tanga equal 1 Tajikistani ruble


Tanganyika   Dico Tools
A former state in East Africa; united with Zanzibar in 1964 to form Tanzania


Tanganyika   Dico Tools
The longest lake in the world in central Africa between Tanzania and Congo


Tange   Dico Tools
Japanese architect (born in 1913)


Tangelo   Dico Tools
Large sweet juicy hybrid between tangerine and grapefruit having a thick wrinkled skin


Tangelo   Dico Tools
Hybrid between grapefruit and mandarin orange; cultivated especially in Florida


Tangelo_tree   Dico Tools
Hybrid between grapefruit and mandarin orange; cultivated especially in Florida


Tangency   Dico Tools
(electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact; "they forget to solder the contacts"


Tangency   Dico Tools
The state of being tangent; having contact at a single point or along a line without crossing


Tangent   Dico Tools
Ratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle


Tangent   Dico Tools
A straight line or plane that touches a curve or curved surface at a point but does not intersect it at that point


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Tangential   Dico Tools
Of superficial relevance if any; "a digressive allusion to the day of the week"; "a tangential remark"


Tangential   Dico Tools
Of or relating to or acting along or in the direction of a tangent; "tangential forces"


Tangentially   Dico Tools
In passing; "touched on it tangentially"


Tangent_plane   Dico Tools
The plane that contains all the lines tangent to a specific point on a surface


Tangerine   Dico Tools
A reddish to vivid orange color


Tangerine   Dico Tools
Any of various deep orange mandarins grown in the United States and southern Africa


Tangerine   Dico Tools
A variety of mandarin orange


Tangerine   Dico Tools
Of a strong reddish orange color


Tangerine_tree   Dico Tools
A variety of mandarin orange


Tangibility   Dico Tools
The quality of being perceivable by touch


Tangible   Dico Tools
Possible to be treated as fact; "tangible evidence"; "his brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to the poor"


Tangible   Dico Tools
Having substance or material existence; perceptible to the senses; "a physical manifestation"; "surrounded by tangible objects"


Tangible   Dico Tools
Capable of being perceived by the senses or the mind; especially capable of being handled or touched or felt; "a barely palpable dust"; "felt sudden anger in a palpable wave"; "the air was warm and close--palpable as cotton"


Tangible   Dico Tools
Perceptible by the senses especially the sense of touch; "skin with a tangible roughness"


Tangible   Dico Tools
(of especially business assets) having physical substance and intrinsic monetary value ; "tangible property like real estate"; "tangible assets such as machinery"


Tangibleness   Dico Tools
The quality of being perceivable by touch


Tangibly   Dico Tools
In a tangible manner; "virtue is tangibly rewarded"


Tangier   Dico Tools
A city of northern Morocco at the west end of the Strait of Gibraltar; "the first tangerines were shipped from Tangier to Europe in 1841"


Tangiers   Dico Tools
A city of northern Morocco at the west end of the Strait of Gibraltar; "the first tangerines were shipped from Tangier to Europe in 1841"


Tangier_pea   Dico Tools
North African annual resembling the sweet pea having showy but odorless flowers


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Tangier_peavine   Dico Tools
North African annual resembling the sweet pea having showy but odorless flowers


Tanginess   Dico Tools
A tart spiciness


Tangle   Dico Tools
Something jumbled or confused; "a tangle of government regulations"


Tangle   Dico Tools
A twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven; "they carved their way through the tangle of vines"


Tangle   Dico Tools
Twist together or entwine into a confusing mass; "The child entangled the cord"


Tangle   Dico Tools
Disarrange or rumple; dishevel; "The strong wind tousled my hair"


Tangle   Dico Tools
Tangle or complicate; "a ravelled story"


Tangle   Dico Tools
Force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action; "They were swept up by the events"; "don''t drag me into this business"


Tanglebush   Dico Tools
Spiny branching deciduous shrub of southwestern United States having clusters of insignificant yellow-white flowers appearing before leaves followed by attractive black berrylike fruits


Tangled   Dico Tools
In a confused mass; "pushed back her tangled hair"; "the tangled ropes"


Tangled   Dico Tools
Highly involved or intricate; "the Byzantine tax structure"; "convoluted legal language"; "convoluted reasoning"; "intricate needlework"; "an intricate labyrinth of refined phraseology"; "the plot was too involved"; "a knotty problem"; "got his way by lab


Tangle_orchid   Dico Tools
An orchid of the genus Plectorrhiza having tangled roots and long wiry stems bearing lax racemes of small fragrant green flowers


Tangle_with   Dico Tools
Get involved in or with


Tango   Dico Tools
A ballroom dance of Latin-American origin


Tango   Dico Tools
Music written in duple time for dancing the tango


Tango   Dico Tools
Dance a tango


Tangor   Dico Tools
Large citrus tree having large sweet deep orange fruit that is easily peeled; widely cultivated in Florida


Tangram   Dico Tools
A Chinese puzzle consisting of a square divided into seven pieces that must be arranged to match particular designs


Tangshan   Dico Tools
An industrial city of northeastern China in Hebei province


Tanguy   Dico Tools
United States surrealist painter (born in France) (1900-1955)


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Tangy   Dico Tools
Tasting sour like a lemon


Tang_dynasty   Dico Tools
The imperial dynasty of China from 618 to 907


Tank   Dico Tools
A cell for violent prisoners


Tank   Dico Tools
A large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids


Tank   Dico Tools
An enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads


Tank   Dico Tools
A freight car that transports liquids or gases in bulk


Tank   Dico Tools
As much as a tank will hold


Tank   Dico Tools
Treat in a tank; "tank animal refuse"


Tank   Dico Tools
Store in a tank by causing (something) to flow into it


Tanka   Dico Tools
A Tibetan religious painting on fabric


Tanka   Dico Tools
A form of Japanese poetry; the 1st and 3rd lines have five syllables and the 2nd, 4th, and 5th have seven syllables


Tankage   Dico Tools
The act of storing in tanks


Tankage   Dico Tools
The charge for storing something in tanks


Tankage   Dico Tools
The quantity contained in (or the capacity of) a tank or tanks


Tankard   Dico Tools
Large drinking vessel with one handle


Tanker   Dico Tools
A cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulk


Tanker   Dico Tools
A soldier who drives a tank


Tanker_plane   Dico Tools
An airplane constructed to transport chemicals that can be dropped in order to fight a forest fire


Tankful   Dico Tools
As much as a tank will hold


Tank_car   Dico Tools
A freight car that transports liquids or gases in bulk


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Tank_circuit   Dico Tools
An oscillatory circuit


Tank_destroyer   Dico Tools
An armored vehicle equipped with an antitank gun and capable of high speeds


Tank_driver   Dico Tools
A soldier who drives a tank


Tank_engine   Dico Tools
A locomotive that carries its own fuel and water; no tender is needed


Tank_farm   Dico Tools
An area used exclusively for storing petroleum in large tanks


Tank_farming   Dico Tools
A technique of growing plants (without soil) in water containing dissolved nutrients


Tank_furnace   Dico Tools
Furnace into one end of which a batch of measured raw materials is shoveled and from the other end molten glass is obtained


Tank_iron   Dico Tools
Plate iron that is thinner than boilerplate but thicker than sheet iron or stovepipe iron


Tank_locomotive   Dico Tools
A locomotive that carries its own fuel and water; no tender is needed


Tank_shell   Dico Tools
A shell fired by the cannon on a tank


Tank_ship   Dico Tools
A cargo ship designed to carry crude oil in bulk


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


Tank_top   Dico Tools
A tight-fitting sleeveless shirt with wide shoulder straps and low neck and no front opening; often worn over a shirt or blouse


Tanned   Dico Tools
(of skin) having a tan color from exposure to the sun; "a young bronzed Apollo"


Tanned   Dico Tools
Converted to leather by a tanning agent


Tannenberg   Dico Tools
A battle in World War I (1914); decisive German victory over the Russians


Tanner   Dico Tools
A craftsman who tans skins and hides


Tanner   Dico Tools
A small coin of the United Kingdom worth six pennies; not minted since 1970


Tanner's_cassia   Dico Tools
Evergreen Indian shrub with vivid yellow flowers whose bark is used in tanning; sometimes placed in genus Cassia


Tannery   Dico Tools
Workplace where skins and hides are tanned


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


Tannic   Dico Tools
Derived from, or resembling, tan or tannin


Tannic_acid   Dico Tools
Any of various complex phenolic substances of plant origin; used in tanning and in medicine


Tannin   Dico Tools
Any of various complex phenolic substances of plant origin; used in tanning and in medicine


Tanning   Dico Tools
Making leather from rawhide


Tanning   Dico Tools
Beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment


Tanning   Dico Tools
Process in which skin pigmentation darkens as a result of exposure to ultraviolet light


Tannish   Dico Tools
Resembling tan


Tannoy   Dico Tools
A loudspeaker


Tanoan   Dico Tools
A family of North American Indian language spoken in southwestern United States


Tanoan_language   Dico Tools
A family of North American Indian language spoken in southwestern United States


Tansy   Dico Tools
Common perennial aromatic herb native to Eurasia having buttonlike yellow flower heads and bitter-tasting pinnate leaves sometimes used medicinally


Tansy-leaved_rocket   Dico Tools
Perennial stellate and hairy herb with small yellow flowers of mountains of southern Europe; sometimes placed in genus Sisymbrium


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


Tansy_mustard   Dico Tools
North American herb with bitter-tasting pinnate leaves resembling those of tansy


Tansy_ragwort   Dico Tools
Widespread European weed having yellow daisylike flowers; sometimes an obnoxious weed and toxic to cattle if consumed in quantity


Tantalise   Dico Tools
Harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don''t ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"


Tantaliser   Dico Tools
Someone who tantalizes; a tormentor who offers something desirable but keeps it just out of reach


Tantalising   Dico Tools
Very pleasantly inviting; "a tantalizing aroma"; "a tempting repast"


Tantalising   Dico Tools
Arousing desire or expectation for something unattainable or mockingly out of reach; "a tantalizing taste of success"


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Tantalite   Dico Tools
A mineral consisting of tantalum oxide of iron and manganese that occurs with niobite or in coarse granite; an ore of tantalum


Tantalize   Dico Tools
Harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don''t ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"


Tantalizer   Dico Tools
Someone who tantalizes; a tormentor who offers something desirable but keeps it just out of reach


Tantalizing   Dico Tools
Very pleasantly inviting; "a tantalizing aroma"; "a tempting repast"


Tantalizing   Dico Tools
Arousing desire or expectation for something unattainable or mockingly out of reach; "a tantalizing taste of success"


Tantalizingly   Dico Tools
In a tantalizing manner; "she smiled at him tantalizingly"


Tantalum   Dico Tools
A hard gray lustrous metallic element that is highly corrosion-resistant; occurs in niobite and fergusonite and tantalite


Tantalus   Dico Tools
(Greek mythology) a wicked king and son of Zeus; condemned in Hades to stand in water that receded when he tried to drink and beneath fruit that receded when he reached for it


Tantamount(p)   Dico Tools
Being essentially equal to something; "it was as good as gold"; "a wish that was equivalent to a command"; "his statement was tantamount to an admission of guilt"


Tantilla   Dico Tools
Black-headed snakes


Tantra   Dico Tools
Doctrine of enlightenment as the realization of the oneness of one''s self and the visible world; combines elements of Hinduism and paganism including magical and mystical elements like mantras and mudras and erotic rites; especially influential in Tibet


Tantra   Dico Tools
Any of a fairly recent class of Hindu or Buddhist religious literature concerned with ritual acts of body and speech and mind


Tantric   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Tantrism; "tantric rituals"


Tantrik   Dico Tools
Of or relating to Tantrism; "tantric rituals"


Tantrism   Dico Tools
Doctrine of enlightenment as the realization of the oneness of one''s self and the visible world; combines elements of Hinduism and paganism including magical and mystical elements like mantras and mudras and erotic rites; especially influential in Tibet


Tantrism   Dico Tools
Movement within Buddhism combining elements of Hinduism and paganism


Tantrist   Dico Tools
An adherent of Tantrism


Tantrum   Dico Tools
A display of bad temper; "he had a fit"; "she threw a tantrum"; "he made a scene"


Tanzania   Dico Tools
A republic in eastern Africa


Tanzanian   Dico Tools
A native or inhabitant of Tanzania


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Tanzanian   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the republic of Tanzania or its people


Tanzanian_monetary_unit   Dico Tools
Monetary unit in Tanzania


Tanzanian_shilling   Dico Tools
The basic unit of money in Tanzania; equal to 100 cents


Tanzim   Dico Tools
A terrorist group organized by Yasser Arafat in 1995 as the armed wing of al-Fatah; serves a dual function of violent confrontation with Israel and serves as Arafat''s unofficial militia to prevent rival Islamists from usurping leadership


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


Tao   Dico Tools
The ultimate principle of the universe


Tao   Dico Tools
An adherent of any branch of Taoism


Taoism   Dico Tools
Philosophical system developed by of Lao-tzu and Chuang-tzu advocating a simple honest life and noninterference with the course of natural events


Taoism   Dico Tools
Popular Chinese philosophical system based in teachings of Lao-tzu but characterized by a pantheism of many gods and the practices of alchemy and divination and magic


Taoism   Dico Tools
Religion adhering to the teaching of Lao-tzu


Taoism   Dico Tools
A Chinese sect claiming to follow the teaching of Lao-tzu but incorporating pantheism and sorcery in addition to Taoism


Taoist   Dico Tools
An adherent of any branch of Taoism


Taoist   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the philosophical system developed by Lao-tzu and Chuang-tzu advocating a simple honest life


Taoist   Dico Tools
Of or relating to the popular Chinese religious system based on the teachings of Lao-tzu but including a pantheon of gods along with divination and magic; "Taoist temples"


Taoist_Trinity   Dico Tools
The three pure ones; the three chief gods of Taoism


Taos   Dico Tools
An artist colony in northern New Mexico


Taos   Dico Tools
A member of the Pueblo people living in northern New Mexico


Tap   Dico Tools
A light touch or stroke


Tap   Dico Tools
The act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information


Tap   Dico Tools
A plug for a bunghole in a cask


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Tap   Dico Tools
A tool for cutting female (internal) screw threads


Tap   Dico Tools
A small metal plate that attaches to the toe or heel of a shoe (as in tap dancing)


Tap   Dico Tools
A faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask


Tap   Dico Tools
The sound made by a gentle blow


Tap   Dico Tools
A gentle blow


Tap   Dico Tools
Make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently; "Henry IV solicited the Pope for a divorce"; "My neighbor keeps soliciting money for different charities"


Tap   Dico Tools
Draw from; make good use of; "we must exploit the resources we are given wisely"


Tap   Dico Tools
Strike lightly; "He tapped me on the shoulder"


Tap   Dico Tools
Cut a female screw thread with a tap


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Pierce in order to draw a liquid from; "tap a maple tree for its syrup"; "tap a keg of beer"


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Draw (liquor) from a tap; "tap beer in a bar"


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Dance and make rhythmic clicking sounds by means of metal plates nailed to the sole of the dance shoes; "Glover tapdances better than anybody"


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Walk with a tapping sound


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Make light, repeated taps on a surface; "he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently"


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Tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information; "The FBI was tapping the phone line of the suspected spy"; "Is this hotel room bugged?"


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Draw from or dip into to get something; "tap one''s memory"; "tap a source of money"


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Furnish with a tap or spout, so as to be able to draw liquid from it; "tap a cask of wine"


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The act of starting a basketball game with a jump ball


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A paperlike cloth made in the South Pacific by pounding tapa bark


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Thin fibrous bark of the paper mulberry and Pipturus albidus


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Tapdance   Dico Tools
Dance and make rhythmic clicking sounds by means of metal plates nailed to the sole of the dance shoes; "Glover tapdances better than anybody"


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


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A long thin piece of cloth or paper as used for binding or fastening; "he used a piece of tape for a belt"; "he wrapped a tape around the package"


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A recording made on magnetic tape; "the several recordings were combined on a master tape"


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Measuring instrument consisting of a narrow strip (cloth or metal) marked in inches or centimeters and used for measuring lengths; "the carpenter should have used his tape measure"


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The finishing line for a foot race; "he broke the tape in record time"


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Register electronically; "They recorded her singing"


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Record on videotape


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Fasten or attach with tape; "tape the shipping label to the box"


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Recorded on tape


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Secured or held in place by tape; "carefully taped pieces of glass served as a windowpane"


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Recorded on tape


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Measuring instrument consisting of a narrow strip (cloth or metal) marked in inches or centimeters and used for measuring lengths; "the carpenter should have used his tape measure"


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A spread consisting of capers and black olives and anchovies made into a puree with olive oil


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Stick of wax with a wick in the middle


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A loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws fuel by capillary action up into the flame


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The property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone)


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A convex shape that narrows toward a point


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Diminish gradually; "Interested tapered off"


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Give a point to; "The candles are tapered"


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Gradually narrowed toward a point; "a tall tapering spire"


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Becoming gradually narrower; "long tapering fingers"; "trousers with tapered legs"


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The act of gradually lowering the size or amount; "the doctor prescribed the tapering of the dose"


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Gradually narrowed toward a point; "a tall tapering spire"


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Gradually decreasing until little remains


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Becoming gradually narrower; "long tapering fingers"; "trousers with tapered legs"


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Gradually decreasing until little remains


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A file with converging edges


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Become smaller or less active; "Business tapered off"


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End weakly; "The music just petered out--there was no proper ending"


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Hung or decorated with tapestry


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A wall hanging of heavy handwoven fabric with pictorial designs


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A heavy textile with a woven design; used for curtains and upholstery


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Something that is felt to resemble a tapestry in its complexity; "the tapestry of European history"


Tapestry_moth   Dico Tools
Larvae feed on carpets and other woolens


Tapeworm   Dico Tools
Ribbon-like flatworms that are parasitic in the intestines of humans and other vertebrates


Tapeworm_infection   Dico Tools
Intestinal infection by a species of parasitic tapeworm; usually the result of eating inadequately cooked meat or fish


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A cartridge containing magnetic tape; for use with audio or video recorders or computer systems


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Electronic equipment for making or playing magnetic tapes (but without amplifiers or speakers); a component in an audio system


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A mechanism that transport magnetic tape across the read/write heads of a tape playback/recorder


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Tape_grass   Dico Tools
Submerged aquatic plant with ribbonlike leaves; Old World and Australia


Tape_machine   Dico Tools
A magnetic recorder using magnetic tape


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Measuring instrument consisting of a narrow strip (cloth or metal) marked in inches or centimeters and used for measuring lengths; "the carpenter should have used his tape measure"


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Electronic equipment for playing back magnetic tapes


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Record with a tape recorder


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A magnetic recorder using magnetic tape


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A recording made on magnetic tape; "the several recordings were combined on a master tape"


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A mechanism that transport magnetic tape across the read/write heads of a tape playback/recorder


Taphephobia   Dico Tools
A morbid fear of being buried alive


Taphouse   Dico Tools
Tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals


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A recording made on magnetic tape; "the several recordings were combined on a master tape"


Tapioca   Dico Tools
Granular preparation of cassava starch used to thicken especially puddings


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


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Sweet pudding thickened with tapioca


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Large inoffensive chiefly nocturnal ungulate of tropical America and southeast Asia having a heavy body and fleshy snout


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Tapirs and extinct related forms


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Type genus of the Tapiridae


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A tapir found in Malaya and Sumatra


Tapirus_terrestris   Dico Tools
A tapir found in South America and Central America


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A heavy textile with a woven design; used for curtains and upholstery


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Tapotement   Dico Tools
Massage in which the body is tapped rhythmically with the fingers or with short rapid movements of the sides of the hand; used to loosen mucus on the chest walls of patients with bronchitis


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A paperlike cloth made in the South Pacific by pounding tapa bark


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Thin fibrous bark of the paper mulberry and Pipturus albidus


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United States abolitionist (1786-1865)


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A cantilever bridge across the Hudson River


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In a condition for letting out liquid drawn out as by piercing or drawing a plug; "latex from tapped rubber trees"


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A dancer who who sounds out rhythms by using metal taps on the toes and heels of the shoes


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Someone who wiretaps a telephone or telegraph wire


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A worker who uses a tap to cut screw threads


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A person who strikes a surface lightly and usually repeatedly; "finger tappers irritated her"


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A tavern keeper who taps kegs or casks


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A lever that is moved in order to tap something else


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A wrench having parallel jaws at fixed separation (often on both ends of the handle)


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