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audio
     1. adj. Focused on audible sound, as opposed to sight.
     2. n. A sound, or a sound signal
engineering
     1. v. present participle of engineer
     2. n. The application of mathematics and the physical sciences to the needs of humanity and the development of technology.
     3. n. The area aboard a ship where the engine is located.
     4. n. Actions controling the motion, shape, and/or substance of any physical object(s).
     5. n. Designates office area of the professional engineering staff.
having
     1. v. present participle of have
     2. n. Something owned; possession; goods; estate.
     have
                Additional archaic forms are second-person singular present tense hast, third-person singular present tense hath, and second-person singular past tense hadst.
          2. v. To possess, own, hold.
                I have a house and a car.
                Look what I have here — a frog I found on the street!
          5. v. To be related in some way to (with the object identifying the relationship).
                I have two sisters.
                I have a lot of work to do.
          8. v. To partake of a particular substance (especially a food or drink) or action.
                I have breakfast at six o'clock.
                Can I have a look at that?
                I'm going to have some pizza and a beer right now.
          12. v. (auxiliary verb, taking a past participle) Used in forming the perfect aspect and the past perfect aspect.
                I have already eaten today.
                I had already eaten.
          15. v. (auxiliary verb, taking a to-infinitive) must.
                I have to go.
                Note: there is a separate entry for have to.
          18. v. To give birth to.
                The couple always wanted to have children.
                My wife is having the baby right now!
                My mother had me when she was 25.
          22. v. To engage in sexual intercourse with.
                He's always bragging about how many women he's had.
          24. v. To accept as a romantic partner.
                Despite my protestations of love, she would not have me.
          26. v. (transitive with bare infinitive) To cause to, by a command, request or invitation.
                They had me feed their dog while they were out of town.
          28. v. (transitive with adjective or adjective-phrase complement) To cause to be.
                He had him arrested for trespassing.
                The lecture's ending had the entire audience in tears.
          31. v. (transitive with bare infinitive) To be affected by an occurrence. (Used in supplying a topic that is not a verb argument.)
                The hospital had several patients contract pneumonia last week.
                I've had three people today tell me my hair looks nice.
          34. v. (transitive with adjective or adjective-phrase complement) To depict as being.
                Their stories differed; he said he'd been at work when the incident occurred, but her statement had him at home that entire evening.
                Anton Rogan, 8, was one of the runners-up in the Tick Tock Box short story competition, not Anton Rogers as we had it. — The Guardian.
          37. v. Used as interrogative auxiliary verb with a following pronoun to form tag questions. (For further discussion, see Usage notes below)
                We haven't eaten dinner yet, have we?
                Your wife hasn't been reading that nonsense, has she?
                (UK usage) He has some money, hasn't he?
          41. v. (UK, slang) To defeat in a fight; take.
                I could have him!
                I'm gonna have you!
          44. v. To be able to speak a language.
                I have no German.
          46. v. To feel or be (especially painfully) aware of.
                Dan certainly has arms today, probably from scraping paint off four columns the day before.
          48. v. To be afflicted with, to suffer from, to experience something negative
                He had a cold last week.
                We had a hard year last year, with the locust swarms and all that.
          51. v. To trick, to deceive
                You had me alright! I never would have thought that was just a joke.
          53. v. (transitive, often with present participle) To allow; to tolerate.
                The child screamed incessantly for his mother to buy him a toy, but she wasn't having any of it.
                I asked my dad if I could go to the concert this Thursday, but he wouldn't have it since it's a school night.
          56. v. (transitive, often used in the negative) To believe, to buy.
                I made up an excuse as to why I was out so late, but my wife wasn't having any of it.
          58. v. To host someone; to take in as a guest.
                Thank you for having me!
          60. v. To get a reading, measurement, or result from an instrument or calculation.
                What do you have for problem two?
                I have two contacts on my scope.
          63. n. A wealthy or privileged person.
          64. n. (uncommon) One who has some (contextually specified) thing.
          65. n. (AU, NZ, informal) A fraud or deception; something misleading.
                They advertise it as a great deal, but I think it's a bit of a have.
separate
     1. adj. Apart from (the rest); not connected to or attached to (anything else).
           This chair can be disassembled into five separate pieces.
     3. adj. (followed by “from”) Not together (with); not united (to).
           I try to keep my personal life separate from work.
     5. v. To divide (a thing) into separate parts.
           Separate the articles from the headings.
     7. v. To disunite something from one thing; To disconnect.
     8. v. To cause (things or people) to be separate.
           If the kids get too noisy, separate them for a few minutes.
     10. v. (intransitive) To divide itself into separate pieces or substances.
           The sauce will separate if you don't keep stirring.
     12. v. (obsolete) To set apart; to select from among others, as for a special use or service.
     13. n. (usually in the plural) Anything that is sold by itself, especially an article of clothing.
and
     1. conj. As a coordinating conjunction; expressing two elements to be taken together or in addition to each other.
     2. conj.    Used simply to connect two noun phrases, adjectives or adverbs.
     3. conj.   * c. 1430 (reprinted 1888), Thomas Austin, ed., Two Fifteenth-century Cookery-books. Harleian ms. 279 (ab. 1430), & Harl. ms. 4016 (ab. 1450), with Extracts from Ashmole ms. 1429, Laud ms.
     4. conj.   *: Soupes dorye. — Take gode almaunde mylke (...) caste þher-to Safroun an Salt ...
     5. conj.   * (RQ:Authorised Version, Genesis, 1, 1):
     6. conj.   *: In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
     7. conj.   * 1817, Jane Austen, Persuasion:
     8. conj.   *: as for Mrs. Smith, she had claims of various kinds to recommend her quickly and permanently.
     9. conj.   * 2011, Mark Townsend, The Guardian, 5 November:
     10. conj.   *: ‘The UKBA has some serious explaining to do if it is routinely carrying out such abusive and unlawful inspections.’
     11. conj.    Simply connecting two clauses or sentences.
     12. conj.   * 1991, Jung Chang, Wild Swans:
     13. conj.   *: When she saw several boys carrying a huge wooden case full of porcelain, she mumbled to Jinming that she was going to have a look, and left the room.
     14. conj.   * 2011, Helena Smith & Tom Kington, The Guardian, 5 November:
     15. conj.   *: Consensus is essential for the country, he said, adding that he was not tied to his post and was willing to step aside.
     16. conj.    Introducing a clause or sentence which follows on in time or consequence from the first.
     17. conj.   * 1996, David Beasley, Chocolate for the Poor:
     18. conj.   *: ‘But if you think you can get it, Christian, you're a fool. Set one foot upcountry and I'll kill you.’
     19. conj.   * 2004, Will Buckley, The Observer:, 22 August:
     20. conj.   *: One more error and all the good work she had done on Friday would be for nought.
     21. conj.    (obsolete) Yet; but.
     22. conj.   * 1611, Authorised (King James) Version, Bible, Matthew XXII:
     23. conj.   *: Hee said, I goe sir, and went not.
     24. conj.    Used to connect certain numbers: connecting units when they precede tens (not dated); connecting tens and units to hundreds, thousands etc. (now often omitted in US); to connect fractions
     25. conj.   * 1863, Abraham Lincoln, ‘Gettysburg Address’:
     26. conj.   *: Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth, upon this continent, a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
     27. conj.   * (RQ:Sinclair Jungle, 26)
     28. conj.   *: In Chicago these latter were receiving, for the most part, eighteen and a half cents an hour, and the unions wished to make this the general wage for the next year.
     29. conj.   * 1956, Dodie Smith, (title):
     30. conj.   *: The One Hundred and One Dalmatians.
     31. conj.    (now, colloquial or literary) Used to connect more than two elements together in a chain, sometimes to stress the number of elements.
     32. conj.   * 1623, William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, First Folio, II.2:
     33. conj.   *: And these does she apply, for warnings and portents, / And euils imminent; and on her knee / Hath begg'd, that I will stay at home to day.
     34. conj.   * 1939, Langley, Ryerson & Woolf, The Wizard of Oz (screenplay):
     35. conj.   *: Lions, and tigers, and bears! Oh, my!
     36. conj.    Connecting two identical elements, with implications of continued or infinite repetition.
     37. conj.   * 1611, Authorised (King James) Version, Bible, Psalms CXLV:
     38. conj.   *: I will extol thee, my God, O king; and I will bless thy name for ever and ever.
     39. conj.   * 2011, Jonathan Watts, The Guardian, 18 March:
     40. conj.   *: He was at work in a nearby city when the tsunami struck. ‘As soon as I saw it, I called home. It rang and rang, but there was no answer.’
     41. conj.    Introducing a parenthetical or explanatory clause.
     42. conj.   * 1918, George W. E. Russell, Prime Ministers and Some Others:
     43. conj.   *: The word capable occurs in Mr. Fisher's Bill, and rightly, because our mental and physical capacities are infinitely varied.
     44. conj.   * 2008, The Guardian, 29 Jan 2008:
     45. conj.   *: President Pervez Musharraf is undoubtedly sincere in his belief that he, and he alone, can save Pakistan from the twin perils of terrorism and anarchy.
     46. conj.    Introducing the continuation of narration from a previous understood point; also used alone as a question: ‘and so what?’.
     47. conj.   * 1611, Authorised (King James) Version, Bible, Revelation XIV:
     48. conj.   *: And I heard a voice from heaven, as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of a great thunder: and I heard the voice of harpers harping with their harps(nb...).
     49. conj.   * 1861, Charles Dickens, Great Expectations:
     50. conj.   *: ‘You take it smoothly now,’ said I, ‘but you were very serious last night, when you swore it was Death.’ ‘And so I swear it is Death,’ said he, putting his pipe back in his mouth(nb...)
     51. conj.   * 1914, Saki, ‘The Lull’, Beasts and Superbeasts:
     52. conj.   *: ‘And, Vera,’ added Mrs. Durmot, turning to her sixteen-year-old niece, ‘be careful what colour ribbon you wear in your hair(nb...).’
     53. conj.    (now, regional or somewhat colloquial) Used to connect two verbs where the second is dependent on the first: ‘to’. Used especially after (m, en, come), m, en, go and m, en, try.
     54. conj.   * 1817, Jane Austen, Sanditon:
     55. conj.   *: Beyond paying her a few charming compliments and amusing her with gay conversation, had he done anything at all to try and gain her affection?
     56. conj.   * 1989, James Kelman, A Disaffection:
     57. conj.   *: Remember and help yourself to the soup! called Gavin.
     58. conj.    Introducing a qualitative difference between things having the same name; as well as other.
     59. conj.   * 1936, The Labour Monthly, vol. XVIII:
     60. conj.   *: Undoubtedly every party makes mistakes. But there are mistakes and mistakes.
     61. conj.   * 1972, Esquire, vol. LXXVIII:
     62. conj.   *: There are managers and there are managers, he tells me. I'm totally involved in every aspect of Nina's career..
     63. conj.    Used to combine numbers in addition; plus (with singular or plural verb).
     64. conj.   * 1791, James Boswell, Life of Samuel Johnson:
     65. conj.   *: ‘Nobody attempts to dispute that two and two make four: but with contests concerning moral truth, human passions are generally mixed(nb...).’
     66. conj.   * 1871, Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There:
     67. conj.   *: ‘Can you do Addition?’ the White Queen asked. ‘What's one and one and one and one and one and one and one and one and one and one?’
     68. conj. (heading) Expressing a condition.
     69. conj.    (now, US dialect) If; provided that.
     70. conj.   * 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book VII:
     71. conj.   *: Where ys Sir Launcelot? seyde King Arthure. And he were here, he wolde nat grucche to do batayle for you..
     72. conj.   * 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Matthew XIV:
     73. conj.   *: Peter answered, and sayde: master, and thou be he, bidde me come unto the on the water.
     74. conj.   * 1958, Shirley Ann Grau, The Hard Blue Sky:
     75. conj.   *: And he went slower, Mike said softly, he go better..
     76. conj.    (obsolete) As if, as though.
     77. conj.   * 1600, William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, I.2:
     78. conj.   *: I will roare you, and 'twere any Nightingale.
     79. conj.    (obsolete) Even though.
     80. conj.   * Francis Bacon
     81. conj.   *: As they will set an house on fire, and it were but to roast their eggs.
     82. n. (_) Breath.
     83. n. (_) Sea smoke; steam fog.
     84. v. (_) To breathe; whisper; devise; imagine.
independent
     1. adj. Not dependent; not contingent or depending on something else; free.
     2. adj. (politics) Not affiliated with any political party.
           the independent candidate
     4. adj. Providing a comfortable livelihood.
           an independent property
     6. adj. Not subject to bias or influence; self-directing.
           a man of an independent mind
     8. adj. Separate from; exclusive; irrespective.
     9. n. A candidate or voter not affiliated with any political party, a freethinker, free of a party platform.
     10. n. A neutral or uncommitted person.
     11. n. (sports) A team not affiliated with any league or conference.
channels
     1. n. plural of channel
     2. n. (pluralonly) Formal lines of command and procedure.
           I'd love to be able to help you, but you'll have put that request through channels.
     4. v. third-person singular present indicative of channel
     channel
          1. n. The physical confine of a river or slough, consisting of a bed and banks.
                The water coming out of the waterwheel created a standing wave in the channel.
          3. n. The natural or man-made deeper course through a reef, bar, bay, or any shallow body of water.
                A channel was dredged to allow ocean-going vessels to reach the city.
          5. n. The navigable part of a river.
                We were careful to keep our boat in the channel.
          7. n. A narrow body of water between two land masses.
                The English Channel lies between France and England.
          9. n. That through which anything passes; means of conveying or transmitting.
                The news was conveyed to us by different channels.
          11. n. A gutter; a groove, as in a fluted column.
          12. n. (electronics) A connection between initiating and terminating nodes of a circuit.
                The guard-rail provided the channel between the downed wire and the tree.
          14. n. (electronics) The narrow conducting portion of a MOSFET transistor.
          15. n. (communication) The part that connects a data source to a data sink.
                A channel stretches between them.
          17. n. (communication) A path for conveying electrical or electromagnetic signals, usually distinguished from other parallel paths.
                We are using one of the 24 channels.
          19. n. (communication) A single path provided by a transmission medium via physical separation, such as by multipair cable.
                The channel is created by bonding the signals from these four pairs.
          21. n. (communication) A single path provided by a transmission medium via spectral or protocol separation, such as by frequency or time-division multiplexing.
                Their call is being carried on channel 6 of the T-1 line.
          23. n. (broadcasting) A specific radio frequency or band of frequencies, usually in conjunction with a predetermined letter, number, or codeword, and allocated by international agreement.
                KNDD is the channel at 107.7 MHz in Seattle.
          25. n. (broadcasting) A specific radio frequency or band of frequencies used for transmitting television.
                NBC is on channel 11 in San Jose.
          27. n. (storage) The portion of a storage medium, such as a track or a band, that is accessible to a given reading or writing station or head.
                This chip in this disk drive is the channel device.
          29. n. (technic) The way in a turbine pump where the pressure is built up.
                The liquid is pressurized in the lateral channel.
          31. n. (business, marketing) A distribution channel
          32. n. (Internet) A particular area for conversations on an IRC network, analogous to a chatroom and often dedicated to a specific topic.
          33. n. (Internet) An obsolete means of delivering up-to-date Internet content.
          34. n. A psychic or medium who temporarily takes on the personality of somebody else.
          35. v. To make or cut a channel or groove in.
          36. v. To direct or guide along a desired course.
                We will channel the traffic to the left with these cones.
          38. v. (transitive, of a spirit, as of a dead person) To serve as a medium for.
                She was channeling the spirit of her late husband, Seth.
          40. v. To follow as a model, especially in a performance.
                He was trying to channel President Reagan, but the audience wasn't buying it.
                When it is my turn to sing karaoke, I am going to channel Ray Charles.
          43. n. (nautical) The wale of a sailing ship which projects beyond the gunwale and to which the shrouds attach via the chains. One of the flat ledges of heavy plank bolted edgewise to the outside of a vessel
of
     1. prep. Expressing direction.
     2. prep.    (now, obsolete or dialectal) From (of distance, direction), off.
     3. prep.   * (RQ:Mlry MrtDrthr, 15.10, 2, XIII, x):
     4. prep.   *: Sir said Galahad by this shelde ben many merueils fallen / Sir sayd the knyght hit befelle after the passion of our lord Ihesu Crist xxxij yere that Ioseph of Armathye the gentyl knyght
     5. prep.   * (RQ:RBrtn AntmyMlncly), II.5.3.ii:
     6. prep.   *: Against headache, vertigo, vapours which ascend forth of the stomach to molest the head, read Hercules de Saxonia and others.
     7. prep.    (obsolete except in phrases) Since, from (a given time, earlier state etc.).
     8. prep.   * 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Mark IX:
     9. prep.   *: And he axed his father: howe longe is it agoo, sens this hath happened hym? And he sayde, of a chylde.
     10. prep.   * 1616, William Shakespeare, Two Gentlemen of Verona, IV.4:
     11. prep.   *: one that I brought vp of a puppy(...)I was sent to deliuer him, as a present to Mistris Siluia, from my Master.
     12. prep.   * 2010 July 29, Simon Tisdall, The Guardian:
     13. prep.   *: Obama has been obliged to make nice of late in hope of rescuing the moribund two-state process and preventing resumed West Bank settlement building.
     14. prep.    From, away from (a position, number, distance etc.).
     15. prep.   * 1932 September 30, Time:
     16. prep.   *: Though Washington does not offically recognize Moscow, the Hoover Administration permits a Soviet Russian Information Bureau to flourish in a modest red brick house on Massachusetts Ave
     17. prep.   * 2010 November 7, The Guardian:
     18. prep.   *: There are now upwards of 1.4 million 99ers in America facing a life with no benefits and few prospects for finding a job in a market in which companies are still not hiring.
     19. prep.    (North America, Scotland, Ireland) Before (the hour); to.
     20. prep.   * 1940 June 17, Little Bull Booed, Time:
     21. prep.   *: Fellow Democrats, he began, I left Washington at a quarter of two this morning(nb...)..
     22. prep.   * 1982, TC Boyle, Water Music, Penguin, 2006, page 194:
     23. prep.   *: Quarter of seven. Fifteen minutes to go.
     24. prep. Expressing separation.
     25. prep.    Indicating removal, absence or separation, with the action indicated by a transitive verb and the quality or substance by a grammatical object.
     26. prep.   * (RQ:Mlry MrtDrthr, 15.18, 2, XIII, xviij):
     27. prep.   *: And ther with on his handes and on his knees he wente soo nyghe that he touched the holy vessel / and kyste hit / and anone he was hole / and thenne he sayd lord god I thanke the / for
     28. prep.   * (RQ:Flr Mntgn Essays), II.1:
     29. prep.   *: Antigonus took upon him to favour a souldier of his by reason of his vertue and valour, to have great care of him, and see whether they could recover him of a lingering and inward disea
     30. prep.   * 1816 February 20, Jane Austen, Letter:
     31. prep.   *: I am almost entirely cured of my rheumatism—just a little pain in my knee now and then, to make me remember what it was, and keep on flannel.
     32. prep.   * 1951, Time, 3 September:
     33. prep.   *: In Houston, ten minutes after the Lindquist Finance Corp. was robbed of $447, Office Manager Howard Willson got a phone call from the thief who complained: You didn't have enough money
     34. prep.    Indicating removal, absence or separation, with resulting state indicated by an adjective.
     35. prep.   * 1731 August 28, Jonathan Swift, Letter:
     36. prep.   *: But schemes are perfectly accidental: some will appear barren of hints and matter, but prove to be fruitful(nb...).
     37. prep.   * 2010 October 31, Stuart James, The Guardian:
     38. prep.   *: Yet for long spells Villa looked laboured and devoid of ideas.
     39. prep.    (obsolete) Indicating removal, absence or separation, construed with an intransitive verb.
     40. prep.   * 1822, Jacob Bailey Moore, New Hampshire, volume 1, page 5:
     41. prep.   *: He was kindly treated by the people at Saco, and recovered of his wounds.
     42. prep. Expressing origin.
     43. prep.    Indicating an ancestral source or origin of descent.
     44. prep.   * 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Acts II:
     45. prep.   *: They wondred all, and marveylled sayinge amonge themselves: Loke, are not all these which speake off galile? And howe heare we every man his awne tongue wherein we were boren?
     46. prep.   * 1954, The Rotarian, volume 85:6:
     47. prep.   *: My father was born of a family of weavers in Manchester, England.
     48. prep.   * 2010, The Cost of Repair, The Economist:
     49. prep.   *: Nothing may come of these ideas, yet their potential should not be dismissed.
     50. prep.    Indicating a (non-physical) source of action or emotion; introducing a cause, instigation; from, out of, as an expression of.
     51. prep.   * (RQ:Mlry MrtDrthr, 12.19, 2, X, xix):
     52. prep.   *: Faire knyght said Palomydes me semeth we haue assayed eyther other passyng sore / and yf hit may please the / I requyre the of thy knyghthode telle me thy name / Sir said the knyȝt to P
     53. prep.   * 1803, John Smalley, Sermons:
     54. prep.   *: Undoubtedly it is to be understood, that inflicting deserved punishment on all evil doers, of right, belongs to God.
     55. prep.   * 2008 December 3, Rowenna Davis, The Guardian:
     56. prep.   *: The woman who danced for me said she was there of her own free will, but when I pushed a bit further, I discovered that she owed a man a lot of money, and had to pay it back quickly.
     57. prep.    Following an intransitive verb: indicating the source or cause of the verb.
     58. prep.   * 2006, Joyce Carol Oates, The Female of the Species:
     59. prep.   *: He smelled of beer and cigarette smoke and his own body.
     60. prep.   * 2010 October 5, Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi, The Guardian:
     61. prep.   *: Two men, one from Somalia and one from Zimbabwe, died of terminal illnesses shortly after their incarceration ended.
     62. prep.    Following an adjective, indicating the subject or cause of the adjective.
     63. prep.   * 2010 September 23, Bagehot, The Economist:
     64. prep.   *: Lib Dems were appalled by Mr Boles’s offer, however kindly meant: the party is so frightened of losing its independence under Mr Clegg that such a pact would “kill” him, says a senior m
     65. prep.   * 2015, Vincent J. M. DiMaio, Gunshot Wounds:
     66. prep.   *: Thus, one finds individuals dead of a gunshot wound with potentially lethal levels of drugs.
     67. prep. Expressing agency.
     68. prep.    Following a passive verb to indicate the agent (for most verbs, now usually expressed with (m, en, by)).
     69. prep.   * 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Acts IX:
     70. prep.   *: After a good while, the iewes toke cousell amonge themselves to kyll him. But their layinges awayte wer knowen of Saul.
     71. prep.   * (RQ:Flr Mntgn Essays), II.1:
     72. prep.   *: she might appeare to be the lively patterne of another Lucrece, yet know I certainly that, both before that time and afterward, she had beene enjoyed of others upon easier composition.
     73. prep.   * 1995, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, :
     74. prep.   *: The family is ordained of God.
     75. prep.   * 2008 March 27, Selling rhythm to the world, The Economist:
     76. prep.   *: Colombia and Venezuela share an elegantly restrained style, with much back-stepping, smaller hand-movements and little use of the elaborate, arm-tangling moves beloved of Cuban dancers.
     77. prep.    Used to introduce the subjective genitive; following a noun to form the head of a postmodifying noun phrase.
     78. prep.   * 1994, Paul Coates, Film at the Intersection of High and Mass Culture, page 136:
     79. prep.   *: In Blood and Sand, meanwhile, Valentino repeatedly solicits the attention of women who have turned away from him.
     80. prep.   * 2009 December 28, Head to head, The Economist:
     81. prep.   *: Somehow Croatia has escaped the opprobrium of the likes of the German Christian Democrats and others that are against any rapid enlargement of the European Union to the include rest of
     82. prep.    Following an adjective, used to indicate the agent of something described by the adjective.
     83. prep.   * 1815, Jane Austen, Emma:
     84. prep.   *: When this was over, Mr. Woodhouse gratefully observed,—It is very kind of you, Mr. Knightley, to come out at this late hour to call upon us..
     85. prep.   * 2007 January 10, Dorian Lynskey, The Guardian:
     86. prep.   *: Morrissey's spokesperson says he is considering the offer. It would perhaps be rude of him to decline.
     87. prep. Expressing composition, substance.
     88. prep.    After a verb expressing construction, making etc., used to indicate the material or substance used.
     89. prep.   * 1846, Herman Melville, Typee:
     90. prep.   *: The mallet is made of a hard heavy wood resembling ebony, is about twelve inches in length, and perhaps two in breadth, with a rounded handle at one end(nb...).
     91. prep.    Directly following a noun, used to indicate the material from which it is made.
     92. prep.   * 2010 January 23, Simon Mawer, The Guardian:
     93. prep.   *: Perhaps symbolically, Van Doesburg was building a house of straw: he died within a few months of completion, not in Meudon but in Davos, of a heart attack following a bout of asthma.
     94. prep.    Indicating the composition of a given collective or quantitative noun.
     95. prep.   * 1853, William Makepeace Thackeray, Barry Lyndon:
     96. prep.   *: His papers at this period contain a mass of very unedifying and uninteresting documents(nb...).
     97. prep.   * 2010 October 31, Polly Vernon, The Guardian:
     98. prep.   *: I'd expected to be confronted by oodles of barely suppressed tension and leather-clad, pouty-mouthed, large-haired sexiness; the visual shorthand of rock gods in general, and Jon Bon Jo
     99. prep.    Used to link a given class of things with a specific example of that class.
     100. prep.   * 1719, Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe:
audio
     1. adj. Focused on audible sound, as opposed to sight.
     2. n. A sound, or a sound signal
as
     1. adv. To such an extent or degree.
           You’re not as tall as I am.
           It's not as well made, but it's twice as expensive.
     4. adv. In the manner or role specified.
           The kidnappers released him as agreed.
           The parties were seen as agreeing on a range of issues.
           He was never seen as the boss, but rather as a friend.
     8. adv. (dated) For example (compare such as).
     9. conj. In the same way that; according to what.
           As you wish, my lord!
           as in . . .
     12. conj. At the same instant that; when.
           As I came in, she flew.
     14. conj. At the same time that; while.
           He sleeps as the rain falls.
     16. conj. Varying through time in the same proportion that.
           As my fear grew, so did my legs become heavy.
     18. conj. Being that, considering that, because, since.
           As it’s too late, I quit.
     20. conj. Introducing a basis of comparison, after as, so, or a comparison of equality.
           She's twice as strong as I was two years ago.
           It's not so complicated as I expected.
     23. conj. (dated) Introducing a comparison with a hypothetical state (+ subjunctive); ‘as though’, ‘as if’.
     24. conj. Introducing a comparison with a hypothetical state with the verb elided; as if, as though.
     25. conj. (now, England, US, regional) Functioning as a relative conjunction; that.
     26. conj. Expressing concession; though.
     27. conj. (obsolete, rare) Than.
     28. prep. Introducing a basis of comparison, with an object in the objective case.
           You are not as tall as me.
           They're big as houses.
     31. prep. In the role of.
           What is your opinion as a parent?
     33. n. (unit of weight) A libra.
     34. n. Any of several coins of Rome, coined in bronze or later copper; or the equivalent value.
     35. n. plural of a
opposed
     1. adj. Acting in opposition; opposing.
     2. adj. Being, of having an opponent; not unopposed.
     3. v. simple past tense and past participle of oppose
     oppose
          1. v. To attempt to stop the progression of; to resist or antagonize by physical means, or by arguments, etc.; to contend against; to confront; to resist; to withstand.
                to oppose the king in battle; to oppose a bill in Congress
                There is still time to oppose this plan.
          4. v. To object to.
                Many religious leaders oppose cloning humans.
          6. v. To present or set up in opposition; to pose.
                They are opposed to any form of hierarchy.
          8. v. To place in front of, or over against; to set opposite; to exhibit.
          9. v. To compete with; to strive against.
                to oppose a rival for a prize
to
     1. part. (en-part)
     2. part. A particle used for marking the following verb as an infinitive.
           I want to leave.
           He asked me what to do.
           I don’t know how to say it.
           I have places to go and people to see.
     7. part. As above, with the verb implied.
           Did you visit the museum? I wanted to, but it was closed..
           If he hasn't read it yet, he ought to.
     10. part. A particle used to create phrasal or prepositional verbs.
           I have to do laundry today.
           She looks to him for guidance.
     13. prep. Indicating destination: In the direction of, and arriving at.
           We are walking to the shop.
     15. prep. Used to indicate purpose.
           He devoted himself to education.
           They drank to his health.
     18. prep. Indicating a relationship between an adjective and an infinitive.
           The log was heavy to lift.
           I chose to change my mind.
     21. prep. Used to indicate result of action.
           His face was beaten to a pulp.
     23. prep. Used after an adjective to indicate its application.
           similar to ..., relevant to ..., pertinent to ..., I was nice to him, he was cruel to her, I am used to walking.
     25. prep. (obsolete,) As a.
           With God to friend (with God as a friend);   with The Devil to fiend (with the Devil as a foe);   lambs slaughtered to lake (lambs slaughtered as a sacrifice);   t
     27. prep. (arithmetic) Used to indicate ratios; in informal use the ratios are not reduced to smallest terms.
           one to one = 1:1
           ten to one = 10:1.
     30. prep. (arithmetic) Used to indicate that the preceding term is to be raised to the power of the following value; indicates exponentiation.
           Three squared or three to the second power is nine.
           Three to the power of two is nine.
           Three to the second is nine.
     34. prep. Used to indicate the indirect object.
           I gave the book to him.
     36. prep. (time) Preceding.
           ten to ten = 9:50; We're going to leave at ten to (the hour).
     38. prep. (Canada, UK, Newfoundland, West Midlands) At.
           Stay where you're to and I'll come find you, b'y.
     40. adv. Toward a closed, touching or engaging position.
           Please push the door to.
     42. adv. (nautical) Into the wind.
     43. adv. (misspelling of too)
as opposed to
     1. prep. in contrast to, rather than, instead of.
multiplexed
     1. v. simple past tense and past participle of multiplex
     multiplex
          1. adj. Comprising several interleaved parts
          2. adj. (medicine) Having multiple members with a particular condition.
          3. n. A building or a place where several activities occur in multiple units concurrently or different times.
          4. n. (by extension) A large cinema complex comprising many (typically more than five, and often over ten) movie theatres or houses.
          5. n. (juggling) throwing motion where more than one ball is thrown with one hand at the same time.
          6. v. To interleave several activities
          7. v. (computing) To combine several signals into a single signal
          8. v. (juggling) To make a multiplex throw.
stereo
     1. n. A system of recording or reproducing sound that uses two channels, each playing a portion of the original sound in such a way as to create the illusion of locating the sound at a particular position
     2. n. (by extension) Any object or device equipped with audio components that reproduces sound in stereo, such as a stereo console in the home.
           He liked to listen to classical music on his stereo.
     4. n. (printing, colloquial) A stereotype.
     5. adj. Of sound, music, etc, recorded in stereo.
     6. adj. Of a pair of images: one depicting the view as would be seen from one eye and the other from the other eye, so that when viewed appropriately, they combine to give an impression of three dimensions.
     7. v. To create a stereophotographic image of.
or
     1. conj. Connects at least two alternative words, phrases, clauses, sentences, etc. each of which could make a passage true. In English, this is the inclusive or. The exclusive or is formed by either(...)or.
     2. conj. Logical union of two sets of values. There are two forms, an exclusive or and an inclusive or.
     3. conj. Counts the elements before and after as two possibilities.
     4. conj. Otherwise; a consequence of the condition that the previous is false
           It's raining! Come inside or you'll catch a cold!
     6. conj. Connects two equivalent names.
           the country Myanmar or Burma
     8. n. (logic, electronics) alternative form of OR
     9. n. (tincture) The gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
           1909, The metals are gold and silver, these being termed or and argent. — Arthur Charles Fox-Davies, A Complete Guide to Heraldry
           1889, In engraving, Or is expressed by dots. — Charles Norton Elvin, A Dictionary of Heraldry
     12. adj. (tincture) Of gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
     13. adv. (obsolete) Early (on).
     14. adv. (obsolete) Earlier, previously.
     15. prep. (now, archaic or dialect) Before; ere.
quadraphonic
     1. adj. (of a sound system) Employing four independent channels or speakers.
or
     1. conj. Connects at least two alternative words, phrases, clauses, sentences, etc. each of which could make a passage true. In English, this is the inclusive or. The exclusive or is formed by either(...)or.
     2. conj. Logical union of two sets of values. There are two forms, an exclusive or and an inclusive or.
     3. conj. Counts the elements before and after as two possibilities.
     4. conj. Otherwise; a consequence of the condition that the previous is false
           It's raining! Come inside or you'll catch a cold!
     6. conj. Connects two equivalent names.
           the country Myanmar or Burma
     8. n. (logic, electronics) alternative form of OR
     9. n. (tincture) The gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
           1909, The metals are gold and silver, these being termed or and argent. — Arthur Charles Fox-Davies, A Complete Guide to Heraldry
           1889, In engraving, Or is expressed by dots. — Charles Norton Elvin, A Dictionary of Heraldry
     12. adj. (tincture) Of gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
     13. adv. (obsolete) Early (on).
     14. adv. (obsolete) Earlier, previously.
     15. prep. (now, archaic or dialect) Before; ere.
other
     1. adj. See other (determiner) below
     2. adj. second.
           I get paid every other week.
     4. adj. Alien.
     5. adj. Different.
     6. adj. (obsolete) Left, as opposed to right.
     7. n. An other one, more often rendered as another.
           I'm afraid little Robbie does not always play well with others.
     9. n. The other one; the second of two.
           One boat is not better than the other.
     11. det. Not the one or ones previously referred to.
           Other people would do it differently.
     13. adv. Apart from; in the phrase other than.
           Other than that, I'm fine.
     15. adv. (obsolete) Otherwise.
           It shall none other be. — Chaucer.
           If you think other. — Shakespeare.
     18. v. To regard, label(,) or treat as an other, as not part of the same group; to view as different and alien.
     19. v. To treat as different or separate; segregate; ostracise.
multi
     1. n. (informal, paleontology) A multituberculate.
     2. n. (informal) Neolamprologus multifasciatus (small shell-dwelling cichlid endemic to Lake Tanganyika, popular as aquarium fish)
channel
     1. n. The physical confine of a river or slough, consisting of a bed and banks.
           The water coming out of the waterwheel created a standing wave in the channel.
     3. n. The natural or man-made deeper course through a reef, bar, bay, or any shallow body of water.
           A channel was dredged to allow ocean-going vessels to reach the city.
     5. n. The navigable part of a river.
           We were careful to keep our boat in the channel.
     7. n. A narrow body of water between two land masses.
           The English Channel lies between France and England.
     9. n. That through which anything passes; means of conveying or transmitting.
           The news was conveyed to us by different channels.
     11. n. A gutter; a groove, as in a fluted column.
     12. n. (electronics) A connection between initiating and terminating nodes of a circuit.
           The guard-rail provided the channel between the downed wire and the tree.
     14. n. (electronics) The narrow conducting portion of a MOSFET transistor.
     15. n. (communication) The part that connects a data source to a data sink.
           A channel stretches between them.
     17. n. (communication) A path for conveying electrical or electromagnetic signals, usually distinguished from other parallel paths.
           We are using one of the 24 channels.
     19. n. (communication) A single path provided by a transmission medium via physical separation, such as by multipair cable.
           The channel is created by bonding the signals from these four pairs.
     21. n. (communication) A single path provided by a transmission medium via spectral or protocol separation, such as by frequency or time-division multiplexing.
           Their call is being carried on channel 6 of the T-1 line.
     23. n. (broadcasting) A specific radio frequency or band of frequencies, usually in conjunction with a predetermined letter, number, or codeword, and allocated by international agreement.
           KNDD is the channel at 107.7 MHz in Seattle.
     25. n. (broadcasting) A specific radio frequency or band of frequencies used for transmitting television.
           NBC is on channel 11 in San Jose.
     27. n. (storage) The portion of a storage medium, such as a track or a band, that is accessible to a given reading or writing station or head.
           This chip in this disk drive is the channel device.
     29. n. (technic) The way in a turbine pump where the pressure is built up.
           The liquid is pressurized in the lateral channel.
     31. n. (business, marketing) A distribution channel
     32. n. (Internet) A particular area for conversations on an IRC network, analogous to a chatroom and often dedicated to a specific topic.
     33. n. (Internet) An obsolete means of delivering up-to-date Internet content.
     34. n. A psychic or medium who temporarily takes on the personality of somebody else.
     35. v. To make or cut a channel or groove in.
     36. v. To direct or guide along a desired course.
           We will channel the traffic to the left with these cones.
     38. v. (transitive, of a spirit, as of a dead person) To serve as a medium for.
           She was channeling the spirit of her late husband, Seth.
     40. v. To follow as a model, especially in a performance.
           He was trying to channel President Reagan, but the audience wasn't buying it.
           When it is my turn to sing karaoke, I am going to channel Ray Charles.
     43. n. (nautical) The wale of a sailing ship which projects beyond the gunwale and to which the shrouds attach via the chains. One of the flat ledges of heavy plank bolted edgewise to the outside of a vessel
sound
     1. adj. Healthy.
           He was safe and sound.
           In horse management a sound horse is one with no health problems that might affect its suitability for its intended work.
     4. adj. Complete, solid, or secure.
           Fred assured me the floorboards were sound.
     6. adj. (mathematics, logic) Having the property of soundness.
     7. adj. (UK, slang) Good; acceptable; decent.
           How are you? - I'm sound..
           That's a sound track you're playing.
           See that man over there? He's sound. You should get to know him.
     11. adj. (of sleep) Quiet and deep. Sound asleep means sleeping peacefully, often deeply.
           Her sleep was sound.
     13. adj. Heavy; laid on with force.
           a sound beating
     15. adj. Founded in law; legal; valid; not defective.
           a sound title to land
     17. adv. Soundly.
     18. interj. (UK, slang) Yes; used to show agreement or understanding, generally without much enthusiasm.
           - I found my jacket.- Sound.
     20. n. A sensation perceived by the ear caused by the vibration of air or some other medium.
           He turned when he heard the sound of footsteps nowrap - behind him.  nowrap, Nobody made a sound.
     22. n. A vibration capable of causing such sensations.
     23. n. (music) A distinctive style and sonority of a particular musician, orchestra etc
     24. n. Noise without meaning; empty noise.
     25. v. (intransitive) To produce a sound.
           When the horn sounds, take cover.
     27. v. (copulative) To convey an impression by one's sound.
           He sounded good when we last spoke.
           That story sounds like a pack of lies!
     30. v. (intransitive) To be conveyed in sound; to be spread or published; to convey intelligence by sound.
     31. v. (intransitive, obsolete) To resound.
     32. v. (intransitive, legal, often, with in) To arise or to be recognizable as arising in or from a particular area of law.
     33. v. To cause to produce a sound.
           He sounds the instrument.
     35. v. (transitive, phonetics, of a vowel or consonant) To pronounce.
           The e in house isn't sounded.
     37. n. (geography) A long narrow inlet, or a strait between the mainland and an island; also, a strait connecting two seas, or connecting a sea or lake with the ocean.
           Puget Sound; Owen Sound
     39. n. The air bladder of a fish.
           Cod sounds are an esteemed article of food.
     41. n. A cuttlefish.
     42. v. (intransitive) Dive downwards, used of a whale.
           The whale sounded and eight hundred feet of heavy line streaked out of the line tub before he ended his dive.
     44. v. To ascertain, or try to ascertain, the thoughts, motives, and purposes of (a person); to examine; to try; to test; to probe.
           When I sounded him, he appeared to favor the proposed deal.
     46. v. Test; ascertain the depth of water with a sounding line or other device.
           Mariners on sailing ships would sound the depth of the water with a weighted rope.
     48. v. (medicine) To examine with the instrument called a sound or sonde, or by auscultation or percussion.
           to sound a patient, or the bladder or urethra
     50. n. (medicine) An instrument for probing or dilating; a sonde.
     51. n. A long, thin probe for sounding body cavities or canals such as the urethra.
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