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     1. n. The scientific study of language.
     1. n. The act of translating, in its various senses:
     2. n.          The conversion of text from one language to another.
     3. n.          (translation studies) The discipline or study of translating written language (as opposed to interpretation, which concerns itself with spoken language
     4. n.          The conversion of something from one form or medium to another.
     5. n.          (physics, mathematics) A motion or compulsion to motion in a straight line without rotation or other deformation.
     6. n.          (mathematics) A relation between two mathematical figures such as a straight line where the coordinates of each point in one figure is a constant added
     7. n.          (genetics) The process whereby a strand of mRNA directs assembly of amino acids into proteins within a ribosome.
     8. n.          (physics) A transfer of motion occurring within a gearbox.
     9. n.          The conveyance of something from one place to another, especially:
     10. n.         # (Christianity) An ascension to Heaven without death.
     11. n.         # (Christianity) A transfer of a bishop from one diocese to another.
     12. n.         # (Christianity) A transfer of a holy relic from one shrine to another.
     13. n.         # (medicine) A transfer of a disease from one body part to another.
     14. n. The product or end result of an act of translating, in its various senses.
     1. v. third-person singular present indicative of study
     2. n. plural of study
     3. n. (plural only) An academic field of study concerning the given subject.
           My boyfriend is taking media studies.
     1. art. One; any indefinite example of; used to denote a singular item of a group.
           There was a man here looking for you yesterday.
     2. art. Used in conjunction with the adjectives score, dozen, hundred, thousand, and million, as a function word.
           I've seen it happen a hundred times.
     3. art. One certain or particular; any single.Brown, Lesley, (2003)
           We've received an interesting letter from a Mrs. Miggins of London.
     4. art. The same; one.
           We are of a mind on matters of morals.
     5. art. Any, every; used before a noun which has become modified to limit its scope; also used with a negative to indicate not a single one.Lindberg, Christine A. (2007)
           A man who dies intestate leaves his children troubles and difficulties.
           He fell all that way, and hasn't a bump on his head?
     6. art. Used before plural nouns modified by few, good many, couple, great many, etc.
     7. art. Someone or something like; similar to; Used before a proper noun to create an example out of it.
           The center of the village was becoming a Times Square.
     8. prep. (archaic) To do with position or direction; In, on, at, by, towards, onto.
           Stand a tiptoe.
     9. prep. To do with separation; In, into.
           Torn a pieces.
     10. prep. To do with time; Each, per, in, on, by.
           I brush my teeth twice a day.
     11. prep. (obsolete) To do with method; In, with.
     12. prep. (obsolete) To do with role or capacity; In.
           A God’s name.
     13. prep. To do with status; In.
           King James Bible (II Chronicles 2:18)
             To set the people a worke.
     14. prep. (archaic) To do with process, with a passive verb; In the course of, experiencing.
           1964, Bob Dylan, The Times They Are a-Changin’
             The times, they are a-changin'.
     15. prep. (archaic) To do with an action, an active verb; Engaged in.
           1611, King James Bible, Hebrews 11-21
             Jacob, when he was a dying
     16. prep. (archaic) To do with an action/movement; To, into.
     17. v. (archaic, or slang) Have.
           I'd a come, if you'd a asked.
     18. pron. (obsolete, outside, England, and Scotland dialects) He.
     19. interj. A meaningless syllable; ah.
     20. prep. (archaic, slang) Of.
           The name of John a Gaunt.
     21. adv. (chiefly Scotland) All.
     22. adj. (chiefly Scotland) All.
as a sheriff
she cut a thread
     1. adj. Of or relating to semantics or the meanings of words.
     2. adj. (software design, of code) Reflecting intended structure and meaning.
     3. adj. (slang) Petty or trivial; (of a person or statement) quibbling, niggling.
     4. n. (linguistics) In such writing systems as the Chinese writing system, the portion of a phono-semantic character that provides an indication of its meaning; contrasted with phonetic.
     1. n. Connection or association; the condition of being related.
     2. n. (mathematics) The links between the x-values and y-values of ordered pairs of numbers especially coordinates.
     3. n. Kinship; being related by blood or marriage.
     4. n. A romantic or sexual involvement.
           Why are they being mean to her just because she wants a relationship with him?
     5. n. A way in which two or more people behave and are involved with each other
           I have a good working relationship with my boss.
     6. n. (music) The level or degree of affinity between keys, chords and tones.
     1. prep. In the position or interval that separates (two things), or intermediate in quantity or degree. (See Usage notes below.)
           John stood between Amy and Mary.  Let's meet between two and three.
           I want to buy one that costs somewhere between forty and fifty dollars.
     2. prep. Done together or reciprocally.
           conversation between friends
     3. prep. Shared in confidence.
           Between you and me, I think the boss is crazy.  Let's keep this between ourselves.
     4. prep. In transit from (one to the other, or connecting places).
           He's between jobs right now.  The shuttle runs between the town and the airport.
     5. prep. Combined (by effort or ownership).
           Between us all, we shall succeed.  We've only got £5 between us.
           Between the leaky taps and the peeling wallpaper, there isn't much about this house to appeal to a buyer.
     6. prep. One of (representing a choice).
           You must choose between him and me.
           Some colour-blind people can't distinguish between red and green.
     7. n. A kind of needle, shorter than a sharp, with a small rounded eye, used for making fine stitches on heavy fabrics.
passed between them;
     1. adj. Not the same; exhibiting a difference.
     2. adj. Various, assorted, diverse.
     3. adj. Distinct, separate; used for emphasis after numbers and other determiners of quantity.
           Several different scientists all reached this conclusion at about the same time.
     4. adj. Unlike most others; unusual.
     5. n. (mathematics) The different ideal.
     1. n. plural of part
     2. n. (plural only) Intellectual ability or learning.
           He was a man of great parts but little virtue.
     3. n. (plural only, usually with “these”, colloquial) Vicinity, region.
     4. n. (plural only, euphemistic) The genitals, short for private parts.
     5. v. third-person singular present indicative of part
he had the name of being a joker in these parts
          1. n. A portion; a component.
          2. n.          A fraction of a whole.
                        Gaul is divided into three parts.
          3. n.          A distinct element of something larger.
                        The parts of a chainsaw include the chain, engine, and handle.
          4. n.          A group inside a larger group.
          5. n.          Share, especially of a profit.
                        I want my part of the bounty.
          6. n.          A unit of relative proportion in a mixture.
                        The mixture comprises one part sodium hydroxide and ten parts water.
          7. n.          3.5 centiliters of one ingredient in a mixed drink.
          8. n.          A section of a document.
                        Please turn to Part I, Chapter 2.
          9. n.          A section of land; an area of a country or other territory; region.
          10. n.          (math, dated) A factor.
                        3 is a part of 12.
          11. n.          (US) A room in a public building, especially a courtroom.
          12. n. Duty; responsibility.
                to do one’s part
          13. n.          Position or role (especially in a play).
                        We all have a part to play.
          14. n.          (music) The melody played or sung by a particular instrument, voice, or group of instruments or voices, within a polyphonic piece.
                        The first violin part in this concerto is very challenging.
          15. n.          Each of two contrasting sides of an argument, debate etc.; "hand".
          16. n. (US) The dividing line formed by combing the hair in different directions.
                The part of his hair was slightly to the left.
          17. n. (Judaism) In the Hebrew lunisolar calendar, a unit of time equivalent to 3⅓ seconds.
          18. n. A constituent of character or capacity; quality; faculty; talent; usually in the plural with a collective sense.
          19. v. (intransitive) To leave someone's company; (rare, poetic, literary) to go way; to die; to get rid of something, stop using it.
          20. v. To cut hair with a parting; shed.
          21. v. To divide in two.
                to part the curtains
          22. v. (intransitive) To be divided in two or separated; shed.
                A rope parts.  His hair parts in the middle.
          23. v. (transitive, now rare) To divide up; to share.
          24. v. (obsolete) To have a part or share; to partake.
          25. v. To separate or disunite; to remove from contact or contiguity; to sunder.
          26. v. (obsolete) To hold apart; to stand or intervene between.
          27. v. To separate by a process of extraction, elimination, or secretion.
                to part gold from silver
          28. v. (transitive, archaic) To leave; to quit.
          29. v. (transitive, internet) To leave (an IRC channel).
          30. adj. Fractional; partial.
                Fred was part owner of the car.
          31. adv. Partly; partially; fractionally.
                Part finished
     1. prep. Expressing distance or motion.
     2. prep.          (now obsolete, or dialectal) From (of distance, direction), "off".
     3. prep.          (obsolete except in phrases) Since, from (a given time, earlier state etc.).
     4. prep.          From, away from (a position, number, distance etc.).
                    There are no shops within twenty miles of the cottage.
     5. prep.          (North America, Scotland, Ireland) Before (the hour); to.
                    What's the time? / Nearly a quarter of three.
     6. prep. Expressing separation.
     7. prep.          (Indicating removal, absence or separation, with the action indicated by a transitive verb and the quality or substance by a grammatical object.)
                    Finally she was relieved of the burden of caring for her sick husband.
     8. prep.          (Indicating removal, absence or separation, with resulting state indicated by an adjective.)
                    He seemed devoid of human feelings.
     9. prep.          (obsolete) (Indicating removal, absence or separation, construed with an intransitive verb.)
     10. prep. Expressing origin.
     11. prep.          (Indicating an ancestral source or origin of descent.)
                    The word is believed to be of Japanese origin.
     12. prep.          (Indicating a (non-physical) source of action or emotion; introducing a cause, instigation); from, out of, as an expression of.
                    The invention was born of necessity.
     13. prep.          (following an intransitive verb) (Indicates the source or cause of the verb.)
                    It is said that she died of a broken heart.
     14. prep.          (following an adjective) (Indicates the subject or cause of the adjective.)
                    I am tired of all this nonsense.
     15. prep. Expressing agency.
     16. prep.          (following a passive verb) (Indicates the agent (for most verbs, now usually expressed with by).)
                    I am not particularly enamoured of this idea.
     17. prep.          (Used to introduce the "subjective genitive"; following a noun to form the head of a postmodifying noun phrase) (see also 'Possession' senses below).
                    The contract can be terminated at any time with the agreement of both parties.
     18. prep.          (following an adjective) (Used to indicate the agent of something described by the adjective.)
                    It was very brave of you to speak out like that.
     19. prep. Expressing composition, substance.
     20. prep.          (after a verb expressing construction, making etc.) (Used to indicate the material or substance used.)
                    Many 'corks' are now actually made of plastic.
     21. prep.          (directly following a noun) (Used to indicate the material of the just-mentioned object.)
                    She wore a dress of silk.
     22. prep.          (Indicating the composition of a given collective or quantitative noun.)
                    What a lot of nonsense!
     23. prep.          (Used to link a given class of things with a specific example of that class.)
                   Welcome to the historic town of Harwich.
     24. prep.          (Links two nouns in near-apposition, with the first qualifying the second); "which is also".
                    I'm not driving this wreck of a car.
     25. prep. Introducing subject matter.
     26. prep.          (Links an intransitive verb, or a transitive verb and its subject (especially verbs to do with thinking, feeling, expressing etc.), with its subject-ma
                    I'm always thinking of you.
     27. prep.          (following a noun (now chiefly nouns of knowledge, communication etc.)) (Introduces its subject matter); about, concerning.
                    He told us the story of his journey to India.
     28. prep.          (following an adjective) (Introduces its subject matter.)
                    This behaviour is typical of teenagers.
     29. prep. Having partitive effect.
     30. prep.          (following a number or other quantitive word) (Introduces the whole for which is indicated only the specified part or segment); "from among".
                    Most of these apples are rotten.
     31. prep.          (following a noun) (Indicates a given part.)
     32. prep.          (now archaic, literary, with preceding partitive word assumed, or as a predicate after to be) Some, an amount of, one of.
                    On the whole, they seem to be of the decent sort.
     33. prep.          (Links to a genitive noun or possessive pronoun, with partitive effect (though now often merged with possessive senses, below).)
                    He is a friend of mine.
     34. prep. Expressing possession.
     35. prep.          Belonging to, existing in, or taking place in a given location, place or time. Compare "origin" senses, above.
                    He was perhaps the most famous scientist of the twentieth century.
     36. prep.          Belonging to (a place) through having title, ownership or control over it.
                    The owner of the nightclub was arrested.
     37. prep.          Belonging to (someone or something) as something they possess or have as a characteristic; (the "possessive genitive". (With abstract nouns, this inter
                    Keep the handle of the saucepan away from the flames.
     38. prep. Forming the "objective genitive".
     39. prep.          (Follows an agent noun, verbal noun or noun of action.)
                    She had a profound distrust of the police.
     40. prep. Expressing qualities or characteristics.
     41. prep.          (now archaic, or literary) (Links an adjective with a noun or noun phrase to form a quasi-adverbial qualifier); in respect to, as regards.
                    My companion seemed affable and easy of manner.
     42. prep.          (Indicates a quality or characteristic); "characterized by".
                    Pooh was said to be a bear of very little brain.
     43. prep.          (Indicates quantity, age, price, etc.)
                    We have been paying interest at a rate of 10%.
     44. prep.          (US, informal considered incorrect by some) (Used to link singular indefinite nouns (preceded by the indefinite article) and attributive adjectives mod
                    It's not that big of a deal.
     45. prep. Expressing a point in time.
     46. prep.          (chiefly regional) During the course of (a set period of time, day of the week etc.), now specifically with implied repetition or regularity.
                    Of an evening, we would often go for a stroll along the river.
     47. prep.          (UK dialectal, chiefly in negative constructions) For (a given length of time).
                    I've not tekken her out of a goodly long while.
     48. prep.          (after a noun) (Indicates duration of a state, activity etc.)
                    After a delay of three hours, the plane finally took off.
being afraid of them
like the body of a dog
     1. art. Definite grammatical article that implies necessarily that an entity it articulates is presupposed; something already mentioned, or completely specified later in that same sentence, or assumed already
           I’m reading the book. (Compare I’m reading a book.)
           The street in front of your house. (Compare A street in Paris.)
           The men and women watched the man give the birdseed to the bird.
     2. art.          Used before a noun modified by a restrictive relative clause, indicating that the noun refers to a single referent defined by the relative clause.
                    The street that runs through my hometown.
     3. art. Used before an object considered to be unique, or of which there is only one at a time.
           No one knows how many galaxies there are in the universe.
           God save the Queen!
     4. art. Used before a superlative or an ordinal number modifying a noun, to indicate that the noun refers to a single item.
           That was the best apple pie ever.
     5. art.          Added to a superlative or an ordinal number to make it into a substantive.
                    That apple pie was the best.
     6. art. Introducing a singular term to be taken generically: preceding a name of something standing for a whole class.
     7. art. Used before an adjective, indicating all things (especially persons) described by that adjective.
           Feed the hungry, clothe the naked, comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable.
     8. art. Used to indicate a certain example of (a noun) which is usually of most concern or most common or familiar.
           No one in the whole country had seen it before.
           I don't think I'll get to it until the morning.
     9. art. Used before a body part (especially of someone previously mentioned), as an alternative to a possessive pronoun.
           A stone hit him on the head. (= “A stone hit him on his head.”)
     10. art. When stressed, indicates that it describes an object which is considered to be best or exclusively worthy of attention.
           That is the hospital to go to for heart surgery.
     11. adv. 1=With a comparative ormore and a verb phrase, establishes a parallel with one or more other such comparatives.
           The hotter the better.
           The more I think about it, the weaker it looks.
           The more money donated, the more books purchased, and the more happy children.
           It looks weaker and weaker, the more I think about it.
     12. adv. 1=With a comparative, and often withfor it, indicates a result more like said comparative. This can be negated withnone.
           It was a difficult time, but I’m the wiser for it.
           It was a difficult time, and I’m none the wiser for it.
           I'm much the wiser for having had a difficult time like that.
the manuscript
asked the policeman
     1. adj. Not different or other; not another or others; not different as regards self; selfsame; identical.
           Are you the same person who phoned me yesterday?
           I realised I was the same age as my grandfather had been when he joined the air force.
           Even if the twins are identical, they are still not the same person, unlike Mark Twain and Samuel Clemens.
           Peter and Anna went to the same high school: the high school to which Peter went is the high school to which Anna went.
     2. adj. Similar, alike.
           You have the same hair I do!
     3. adj. Used to express the unity of an object or person which has various different descriptions or qualities.
           Round here it can be cloudy and sunny even in the same day.
           We were all going in the same direction.
     4. adj. A reply of confirmation of identity.
     5. pron. The identical thing, ditto.
           The same can be said of him.
           It's the same everywhere.
     6. pron. Something similar, something of the identical type.
           She's having apple pie? I'll have the same.   You two are just the same.
     7. pron. (formal, often, legal) It or them, without a connotation of similarity.
           The question is his credibility or lack of same.
     8. pron. (Indian English, common) It or them, as above, meaning the last object mentioned, mainly as complement: on the same, for the same.
           My picture/photography blog...kindly give me your reviews on the same.
     9. interj. (Internet slang) Indicates the speaker's strong approval or agreement with the previous material.
     10. adv. (obsolete, or UK dialectal) Together.
in just that same way
and at the same time holding back
     1. n. A writing consisting of multiple glyphs, characters, symbols or sentences.
     2. n. A book, tome or other set of writings.
     3. n. (colloquial) A brief written message transmitted between mobile phones; an SMS text message.
     4. n. (computing) Data which can be interpreted as human-readable text (often contrasted with binary data).
     5. n. A verse or passage of Scripture, especially one chosen as the subject of a sermon, or in proof of a doctrine.
     6. n. Hence, anything chosen as the subject of an argument, literary composition, etc.; topic; theme.
     7. n. A style of writing in large characters; text-hand; also, a kind of type used in printing.
           German text
     8. v. To send a text message to; i.e. to transmit text using the Short Message Service (SMS), or a similar service, between communications devices, particularly mobile phones.
           Just text me when you get here.
           I'll text the address to you as soon as I find it.
     9. v. (intransitive) To send and receive text messages.
           Have you been texting all afternoon?
     10. v. To write in large characters, as in text hand.
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