nowhere

19 03 2016

Nouns
1. (n.) nowhere;
  – an insignificant place;
  – “he came out of nowhere”;

Adverbs
1. (adv.) nowhere;
  – not anywhere; in or at or to no place;
  – “I am going nowhere”;

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disarm

18 03 2016

Verbs
1. (verb) demilitarise, demilitarize, disarm;
  – remove offensive capability from;

2. (verb) disarm;
  – make less hostile; win over;
  – “Her charm disarmed the prosecution lawyer completely”;

3. (verb) disarm, unarm;
  – take away the weapons from; render harmless;

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preoccupy

18 03 2016

Verbs
1. (verb) preoccupy;
  – engage or engross the interest or attention of beforehand or occupy urgently or obsessively;
  – “His work preoccupies him”; “The matter preoccupies her completely–she cannot think of anything else”;

2. (verb) preoccupy;
  – occupy or take possession of beforehand or before another or appropriate for use in advance;
  – “the army preoccupied the hills”;

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expansion

15 03 2016

Nouns
1. (n.) enlargement, expansion;
  – the act of increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope;

2. (n.) expansion;
  – a function expressed as a sum or product of terms;
  – “the expansion of (a+b)^2 is a^2 + 2ab + b^2”;

3. (n.) elaboration, enlargement, expansion;
  – a discussion that provides additional information;

4. (n.) expanding upon, expansion;
  – adding information or detail;

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novel

29 10 2015

Nouns
1. (n.) novel;
  – an extended fictional work in prose; usually in the form of a story;

2. (n.) novel;
  – a printed and bound book that is an extended work of fiction;
  – “his bookcases were filled with nothing but novels”; “he burned all the novels”;

Adjectives
1. (adj.) fresh, new, novel;
  – original and of a kind not seen before;
  – “the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem”;

2. (adj.) novel, refreshing;
  – pleasantly new or different;
  – “common sense of a most refreshing sort”;

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