mete

31 07 2010

Nouns
1. (n.) border, borderline, boundary line, delimitation, mete;
  – a line that indicates a boundary;

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fragrant

31 07 2010

Adjectives
1. (adj.) fragrant;
  – pleasant-smelling;


   


anagram

31 07 2010

Nouns
1. (n.) anagram;
  – a word or phrase spelled by rearranging the letters of another word or phrase;

Verbs
1. (verb) anagram, anagrammatise, anagrammatize;
  – read letters out of order to discover a hidden meaning;

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adjacent

31 07 2010

Adjectives
1. (adj.) adjacent, next, side by side;
  – nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space;
  – “had adjacent rooms”; “in the next room”; “the person sitting next to me”; “our rooms were side by side”;

2. (adj.) adjacent, conterminous, contiguous, neighboring;
  – having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching;
  – “Rhode Island has two bordering states; Massachusetts and Conncecticut”; “the side of Germany conterminous with France”; “Utah and the contiguous state of Idaho”; “neighboring cities”;

3. (adj.) adjacent;
  – near or close to but not necessarily touching;
  – “lands adjacent to the mountains”; “New York and adjacent cities”;

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submarine

30 07 2010

Nouns
1. (n.) pigboat, sub, submarine, u-boat;
  – a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes;

2. (n.) bomber, cuban sandwich, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zep;
  – a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States;

Verbs
1. (verb) submarine;
  – move forward or under in a sliding motion;
  – “The child was injured when he submarined under the safety belt of the car”;

2. (verb) submarine;
  – throw with an underhand motion;

3. (verb) submarine;
  – bring down with a blow to the legs;

4. (verb) submarine;
  – control a submarine;

5. (verb) submarine;
  – attack by submarine;
  – “The Germans submarined the Allies”;

Adjectives
1. (adj.) submarine, undersea;
  – beneath the surface of the sea;

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