competence

30 06 2011

Nouns
1. (n.) competence, competency;
  – the quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually;

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deposition

30 06 2011

Nouns
1. (n.) deposit, deposition;
  – the natural process of laying down a deposit of something;

2. (n.) deposition;
  – (law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually conducted in a lawyer’s office;

3. (n.) deposit, deposition;
  – the act of putting something somewhere;

4. (n.) deposition, dethronement;
  – the act of deposing someone; removing a powerful person from a position or office;


   


becalm

30 06 2011

Verbs
1. (verb) becalm, calm, steady;
  – make steady;
  – “steady yourself”;

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psychiatry

30 06 2011

Nouns
1. (n.) psychiatry, psychological medicine, psychopathology;
  – the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders;

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coagulate

29 06 2011

Verbs
1. (verb) clot, coagulate;
  – change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state;
  – “coagulated blood”;

2. (verb) clot, coagulate;
  – cause to change from a liquid to a solid or thickened state;

Adjectives
1. (adj.) coagulate, coagulated, curdled, grumose, grumous;
  – transformed from a liquid into a soft semisolid or solid mass;
  – “coagulated blood”; “curdled milk”; “grumous blood”;

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