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satellite
     1. n. A moon or other smaller body orbiting a larger one.
           The Moon is a natural satellite of the Earth.
           A spent upper stage is a derelict satellite.
     2. n. A man-made apparatus designed to be placed in orbit around a celestial body, generally to relay information, data etc. to Earth.
           Many telecommunication satellites orbit at 36000km above the equator.
     3. n. A country, state, office, building etc. which is under the jurisdiction, influence, or domination of another body.
     4. n. (now rare) An attendant on an important person; a member of someone's retinue, often in a somewhat derogatory sense; a henchman.
     5. n. (colloquial) Satellite TV; reception of television broadcasts via services that utilize man-made satellite technology.
           Do you have satellite at your house?
     6. n. (grammar) A grammatical construct that takes various forms and may encode a path of movement, a change of state, or the grammatical aspect. Examples: "a bird flew past"; "she turned on the light".
telecommunications
     1. n. plural of telecommunication
     2. n. alternative form of telecommunication
the
     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 body was gone
singing in the choir
process
     1. n. A series of events which produce a result (the product).
           This product of last month's quality standards committee is quite good, even though the process was flawed.
     2. n. (manufacturing) A set of procedures used to produce a product, most commonly in the food and chemical industries.
     3. n. A path of succession of states through which a system passes.
     4. n. (anatomy) Successive physiological responses to keep or restore health.
     5. n. (legal) Documents issued by a court in the course of a lawsuit or action at law, such as a summons, mandate, or writ.
     6. n. (biology) An outgrowth of tissue or cell.
     7. n. (anatomy) A structure that arises above a surface.
     8. n. (computing) An executable task or program.
     9. n. The centre mark that players aim at in the game of squails.
     10. v. to perform a particular process on a thing
     11. v. to retrieve, store, classify, manipulate, transmit etc. (data, signals, etc.), especially using computer techniques.
           We have processed the data using our proven techniques, and have come to the following conclusions.
     12. v. to think about a piece of information, or a concept, in order to assimilate it, and perhaps accept it in a modified state.
           I didn't know she had a criminal record. That will take me a while to process.
     13. v. (mostly, British) To walk in a procession.
of
     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.
kind of sarcastic
one of the town girls
transferring
     1. v. present participle of transfer
     2. n. The act by which something is transferred; a transfer.
     transfer
          1. v. To move or pass from one place, person or thing to another.
                to transfer the laws of one country to another; to transfer suspicion
          2. v. To convey the impression of (something) from one surface to another.
                to transfer drawings or engravings to a lithographic stone
          3. v. (intransitive) To be or become transferred.
          4. v. (transitive, legal) To arrange for something to belong to or be officially controlled by somebody else.
                The title to land is transferred by deed.
          5. n. The act of conveying or removing something from one place, person or thing to another.
          6. n. An instance of conveying or removing from one place, person or thing to another; a transferal.
          7. n. A design conveyed by contact from one surface to another; a heat transfer.
          8. n. A soldier removed from one troop, or body of troops, and placed in another.
          9. n. (medicine) A pathological process by which a unilateral morbid condition on being abolished on one side of the body makes its appearance in the corresponding region upon the other side.
          10. n. (genetics) The conveying of genetic material from one cell to another.
satellite
     1. n. A moon or other smaller body orbiting a larger one.
           The Moon is a natural satellite of the Earth.
           A spent upper stage is a derelict satellite.
     2. n. A man-made apparatus designed to be placed in orbit around a celestial body, generally to relay information, data etc. to Earth.
           Many telecommunication satellites orbit at 36000km above the equator.
     3. n. A country, state, office, building etc. which is under the jurisdiction, influence, or domination of another body.
     4. n. (now rare) An attendant on an important person; a member of someone's retinue, often in a somewhat derogatory sense; a henchman.
     5. n. (colloquial) Satellite TV; reception of television broadcasts via services that utilize man-made satellite technology.
           Do you have satellite at your house?
     6. n. (grammar) A grammatical construct that takes various forms and may encode a path of movement, a change of state, or the grammatical aspect. Examples: "a bird flew past"; "she turned on the light".
control
     1. v. To exercise influence over; to suggest or dictate the behavior of.
           With a simple remote, he could control the toy truck.
     2. v. (transitive, statistics) (construed with for) To design (an experiment) so that the effects of one or more variables are reduced or eliminated.
     3. n. Influence or authority over something.
           The government has complete control over the situation.
     4. n. A separate group or subject in an experiment against which the results are compared where the primary variable is low or non-existent.
     5. n. The method and means of governing the performance of any apparatus, machine or system, such as a lever, handle or button.
     6. n. Restraint or ability to contain one's movements or emotions, or self-control.
     7. n. A security mechanism, policy, or procedure that can counter system attack, reduce risks, and resolve vulnerabilities; a safeguard or countermeasure.
     8. n. (project management) A means of monitoring for, and triggering intervention in, activities that are not going according to plan.
     9. n. A duplicate book, register, or account, kept to correct or check another account or register.
     10. n. (graphical user interface) An interface element that a computer user interacts with, such as a window or a text box.
     11. n. (climatology) Any of the physical factors determining the climate of a place, such as latitude, distribution of land and water, altitude, exposure, prevailing winds, permanent high- or low-barometric-
     12. n. (linguistics) A construction in which the understood subject of a given predicate is determined by an expression in context. See control.
responsibility
     1. n. The state of being responsible, ac, or answerable.
           Responsibility is a heavy burden.
     2. n. A duty, obligation or liability for which someone is held ac.
           Why didn't you clean the house? That was your responsibility!
           The responsibility of the great states is to serve and not to dominate the world - Harry S. Truman
     3. n. (military) The obligation to carry forward an assigned task to a successful conclusion. With responsibility goes authority to direct and take the necessary action to ensure success.
     4. n. (military) The obligation for the proper custody, care, and safekeeping of property or funds entrusted to the possession or supervision of an individual.
from
     1. prep. With the source or provenance of or at.
           This wine comes from France.
           I got a letter from my brother.
     2. prep. With the origin, starting point or initial reference of or at.
           He had books piled from floor to ceiling.
           He left yesterday from Chicago.
           Face away from the wall!
     3. prep. (mathematics, now uncommon) Denoting a subtraction operation.
           20 from 31 leaves 11.
     4. prep. With the separation, exclusion or differentiation of.
           An umbrella protects from the sun.
           He knows right from wrong.
from a single room
she got down from the chair
one
     1. num. (cardinal) The number represented by the Arabic numeral 1; the numerical value equal to that cardinal number.
           In some religions, there is only one god.
           In many cultures, a baby turns one year old a year after its birth.
           One person, one vote.
     2. num. (number theory) The first positive number in the set of natural numbers.
     3. num. (set theory) The cardinality of the smallest nonempty set.
     4. num. (mathematics) The ordinality of an element which has no predecessor, usually called first or number one.
     5. pron. (impersonal pronoun, indefinite) One thing (among a group of others); one member of a group.
           The big one looks good.  I want the green one.  A good driver is one who drives carefully.
     6. pron. (impersonal pronoun, sometimes with "the") The first mentioned of two things or people, as opposed to the other.
           She offered him an apple and an orange; he took one and left the other.
     7. pron. (indefinite personal pronoun) Any person (applying to people in general).
           One’s guilt may trouble one, but it is best not to let oneself be troubled by things which cannot be changed.  One shouldn’t be too quick to judge.
     8. pron. (pronoun) Any person, entity or thing.
           "driver", noun: one who drives.
     9. n. The digit or figure 1.
     10. n. (mathematics) The neutral element with respect to multiplication in a ring.
     11. n. (US) A one-dollar bill.
     12. n. (cricket) One run scored by hitting the ball and running between the wickets; a single.
     13. n. A joke or amusing anecdote.
     14. n. (colloquial) A particularly special or compatible person or thing.
     15. n. (Internet slang) Used instead of ! to amplify an exclamation, parodying unskilled typists who forget to press the shift key while typing exclamation points, thus typing "1".
           A: SUM1 Hl3p ME im alwyz L0ziN!!?!
             Someone help me; I'm always losing!
           B: y d0nt u just g0 away l0zer!!1!!one!!one!!eleven!!1!
             Why don't you just go away loser!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     16. adj. Of a period of time, being particular.
           One day the prince set forth to kill the dragon that had brought terror to his father’s kingdom for centuries.
     17. adj. Being a single, unspecified thing; a; any.
           My aunt used to say, "One day is just like the other.".
     18. adj. Sole, only.
           He is the one man who can help you.
     19. adj. Whole, entire.
           Body and soul are not separate; they are one.
     20. adj. In agreement.
           We are one on the importance of learning.
     21. adj. The same.
           The two types look very different, but are one species.
     22. adj. Being a preeminent example.
           He is one hell of a guy.
     23. adj. Being an unknown person with the specified name; see also "a certain".
           The town records from 1843 showed the overnight incarceration of one “A. Lincoln”.
     24. v. (obsolete, transitive) To cause to become one; to gather into a single whole; to unite.
and the one woman
for one brief moment
earth
     1. n. Soil.
           This is good earth for growing potatoes.
     2. n. Any general rock-based material.
           She sighed when the plane's wheels finally touched earth.
     3. n. The ground, land (as opposed to the sky or sea).
           Birds are of the sky, not of the earth.
     4. n. (British) A connection electrically to the earth ((US) ground); on equipment: a terminal connected in that manner.
     5. n. A fox's home or lair.
     6. n. The world of our current life (as opposed to heaven or an afterlife).
     7. n. (alchemy, philosophy, and Taoism) The aforementioned soil- or rock-based material, considered one of the four or five classical elements.
     8. v. To connect electrically to the earth.
           That noise is because the amplifier is not properly earthed.
     9. v. To bury.
     10. v. To hide, or cause to hide, in the earth; to chase into a burrow or den.
     11. v. (intransitive) To burrow.
station
     1. n. (obsolete) The fact of standing still; motionlessness, stasis.
     2. n. (astronomy) The apparent standing still of a superior planet just before it begins or ends its retrograde motion.
     3. n. A stopping place.
     4. n.          A regular stopping place for ground transportation.
                   The next station is Esperanza.
     5. n.          A ground transportation depot.
                   It's right across from the bus station.
     6. n.          A place where one stands or stays or is assigned to stand or stay.
                   From my station at the front door, I greeted every visitor.
                   All ships are on station, Admiral.
     7. n.          (US) A gas station, service station.
     8. n. A place where workers are stationed.
     9. n.          An official building from which police or firefighters operate.
                   The police station is opposite the fire station.
     10. n.          A place where one performs a task or where one is on call to perform a task.
                   The waitress was at her station preparing three checks.
                   The station is part of a group of stations run by the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
     11. n.          A military base.
                   She had a boyfriend at the station.
     12. n.          A place used for broadcasting radio or television.
                   I used to work at a radio station.
     13. n.          (Australia, New Zealand) A very large sheep or cattle farm.
     14. n. One of the Stations of the Cross.
     15. n. The Roman Catholic fast of the fourth and sixth days of the week, Wednesday and Friday, in memory of the council which condemned Christ, and of his passion.
     16. n. A church in which the procession of the clergy halts on stated days to say stated prayers.
     17. n. Standing; rank; position.
           She had ambitions beyond her station.
     18. n. A broadcasting entity.
           I used to listen to that radio station.
     19. n. (Newfoundland) A harbour or cove with a foreshore suitable for a facility to support nearby fishing.
     20. n. (surveying) Any of a sequence of equally spaced points along a path.
     21. n. The particular place, or kind of situation, in which a species naturally occurs; a habitat.
     22. n. (mining) An enlargement in a shaft or galley, used as a landing, or passing place, or for the accommodation of a pump, tank, etc.
     23. n. Post assigned; office; the part or department of public duty which a person is appointed to perform; sphere of duty or occupation; employment.
     24. n. (medicine) The position of the foetal head in relation to the distance from the ischial spines, measured in centimetres.
     25. v. To put in place to perform a task.
           The host stationed me at the front door to greet visitors.
     26. v. To put in place to perform military duty.
           They stationed me overseas just as fighting broke out.
to
     1. 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.
     2. 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.
     3. part. A particle used to create phrasal verbs.
           I have to do laundry today.
     4. prep. Indicating destination: In the direction of, and arriving at.
           We are walking to the shop.
     5. prep. Used to indicate purpose.
           He devoted himself to education.
           They drank to his health.
     6. prep. Used to indicate result of action.
           His face was beaten to a pulp.
     7. 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.
     8. 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
     9. prep. (arithmetic) Used to indicate a ratio or comparison.
           one to one = 1:1
           ten to one = 10:1.
           I have ten dollars to your four.
     10. 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.
     11. prep. Used to indicate the indirect object.
           I gave the book to him.
     12. prep. (time) Preceding.
           ten to ten = 9:50; We're going to leave at ten to (the hour).
     13. prep. Used to describe what something consists of or contains.
           Anyone could do this job; there's nothing to it.
           There's a lot of sense to what he says.
     14. prep. (Canada, UK, Newfoundland, West Midlands) At.
           Stay where you're to and I'll come find you, b'y.
     15. adv. Toward a closed, touching or engaging position.
           Please push the door to.
     16. adv. (nautical) Into the wind.
     17. adv. misspelling of too
returning to the fold
made it clearer to him
another
     1. det. One more, in addition to a former number; a second or additional one, similar in likeness or in effect.
           Yes, I'd like another slice of cake, thanks.
     2. det. Not the same; different.
           Do you know another way to do this job?
     3. det. Any or some; any different person, indefinitely; anyone else; someone else.
           He has never known another like her.
     4. pron. An additional one of the same kind.
           This napkin fell to the floor, could you please bring me another?
     5. pron. One that is different from the current one.
           I saw one movie, but I think I will see another.
     6. pron. One of a group of things of the same kind.
           His interests keep shifting from one thing to another.
I have another theory
and, with another sigh
without
     1. adv. (archaic, or literary) Outside, externally.
     2. adv. Lacking something.
           Being from a large, poor family, he learned to live without.
     3. adv. (euphemism) In prostitution: without a condom being worn.
     4. prep. (archaic, or literary) Outside of, beyond.
           The snow was swirling without the cottage, but it was warm within.
     5. prep. Not having, containing, characteristic of, etc.
           It was a mistake to leave my house without a coat.
     6. prep. Not doing or not having done something.
           He likes to eat everything without sharing.
           He shot without warning anyone.
     7. conj. (archaic, otherwise nonstandard) Unless, except (introducing a clause).
without anything
without leaving the box
loss
     1. n. an instance of losing, such as a defeat
           The match ended in their first loss of the season.
     2. n. The result of an alteration in a function or characteristic of the body, or of its previous integrity.
           Loss of an arm ; loss of weight ; loss of cognitive functions ; loss of appetite.
           In other areas, glacier loss creates serious risk of a dry period across the Third Pole, Wang said.
     3. n. the hurtful condition of having lost something or someone, particularly in death.
           We mourn his loss.
     4. n. (in the plural) casualties, especially physically eliminated victims of violent conflict
           The battle was won, but losses were great.
     5. n. (financial) the sum an entity loses on balance
           The sum of expenditures and taxes minus total income is a loss, when this difference is positive.
     6. n. destruction, ruin
           It was a terrible crash: both cars were total losses
     7. n. (engineering) electricity of kinetic power expended without doing useful work
           The inefficiency of many old-fashioned power plants exceeds 60% loss before the subsequent losses during transport over the grid
     8. v. (colloquial) alternative spelling of lost
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(...)
           In Ohio, anyone under the age of 18 who wants a tattoo or body piercing needs the consent of a parent or guardian.
           He might get cancer, or be hit by a bus, or God knows what.
     2. conj. (logic) An operator denoting the disjunction of two propositions or truth values. There are two forms, the inclusive or and the exclusive 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!
     5. conj. Connects two equivalent names.
           The country Myanmar, or Burma
     6. n. (logic, electronics) alternative form of OR
     7. n. (tincture) The gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
     8. adj. (tincture) Of gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
     9. adv. (obsolete) Early (on).
     10. adv. (obsolete) Earlier, previously.
     11. prep. (now archaic, or dialect) Before; ere.
or to sit down
or sudden feeling
interruption
     1. n. The act of interrupting, or the state of being interrupted.
     2. n. A time interval during which there is a cessation of something.
of
     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.
one half of it was wiped clean
she was kind of like a bird herself
service
     1. n. An act of being of assistance to someone.
           I say I did him a service by ending our relationship - now he can freely pursue his career.
     2. n. (economics) The practice of providing such a service as economic activity.
           Hair care is a service industry.
     3. n. A department in a company, an organization, a government department, etc.
     4. n. (computing) A function that is provided by one program or machine for another.
           This machine provides the name service for the LAN.
     5. n. The state of being subordinate to or employed by an individual or group
           Lancelot was at the service of King Arthur.
     6. n. The military.
           I did three years in the service before coming here.
     7. n. (anchor, silverware)A set of dishes or utensils.
           She brought out the silver tea service.
     8. n. (sports) The act of initially starting, or serving, the ball in play in tennis, volleyball, and other games.
           The player had four service faults in the set.
     9. n. A religious rite or ritual.
           The funeral service was touching.
     10. n. (legal) The serving, or delivery, of a summons or writ.
           The service happened yesterday.
     11. n. (Israel, West Bank, also in Jordan, Lebanon and Syria) A taxi shared among unrelated passengers, each of whom pays part of the fare; often, it has a fixed route between cities.
     12. n. A musical composition for use in churches.
     13. n. (obsolete) Profession of respect; acknowledgment of duty owed.
     14. n. (nautical) The materials used for serving a rope, etc., such as spun yarn and small lines.
     15. v. To serve.
           They service the customer base.
     16. v. To perform maintenance.
           He is going to service the car.
     17. v. (transitive, agriculture, euphemistic) To inseminate through sexual intercourse
     18. v. (transitive, vulgar) To perform a sexual act.
           He was going to service her.
     19. n. service tree
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