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Results for: a poke, incite somebody to action, incitement to action, poke somebody or something, thrust, jab; rod, staff, long pointed instrument, poking instrument, spur, urge, goad; poke, push, thrust; stimulate, incite; energize, rouseTranslations: 130 / 2049
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a poke, incite somebody to action, incitement to action, poke somebody or something, thrust, jab; rod, staff, long pointed instrument, poking instrument, spur, urge, goad; poke, push, thrust; stimulate, incite; energize, rouseprod
(1) The difference between the average price in Treasury auctions and the stopout price. (2) A future money marketinstrument (one available some period hence) created by buying an existing instrument and financing the initial portion of its life with a...Tail
(Archaic) firearm with a long barrel, harquebusarquebus
(Astronomy) device used to measure altitude and azimuth of any of the objects in the sky (stars, planets, the moon, etc.), surveying instrument, telescopealtazimuth
(British spelling for meter) basic unit of length in the metric system, one hundred centimeters, 39.37 inches; definite measurement; poetic measure; rhythm (in music); instrument that automatically measures quantities of substances (gas, water, or elec...metre
(Chemistry) instrument for measuring the amount of salt in a solution (also salimeter), instrument measuring concentration of salt solutions, salometersalinometer
(Chemistry) instrument for measuring the amount of salt in a solution (also salinometer)salimeter
(French) part of the phrase "laissez faire" (freedom of action, policy of non-intervention)laissez
(French) weapon, instrument for use in attack or defense in combat (i.e. sword, gun, claws, etc.)arme
(from French) long cloak or overcoat with a hood; cape of a bullfighter; fitted caplike bonnet that women and children wore in the mid-Victorian period; movable part which covers the engine of an automobile; top part of a carriage that folds up, hooded...capote
(Geology) fold shown on a map as concentrically arranged contour patterns whose amplitude decreases to zero in a regular fashion in two directions, fold in rock, mineral with long white crystalspericline
(Grammar) fundamental part of a sentence that contains a verb and provides details about the subject of a sentence (such as attributes, action, etc.), assert something about subject of statement, base on, found on; establish, set; ascribe, base somethi...predicate
(Grammar) imperfect tense, form which expresses an ongoing action; verb form in the imperfect tense, ending on 5th note of scale, expressing incomplete action, faulty, not able to reproduce, not complete, not perfect, not perfect; flawed, defective; of...imperfect
(Grammar) verb form used to show that the subject is being acted upon (rather than performing an action), expressing action done to the subject, influenced by something external, lacking a power source, not actively taking part, not managed by the inve...passive
(in Greek Mythology) one of the three Gorgons that had snakes for hair and everyone who looked at them was turned to stone; marine animal in the shape of a jellyfish that has long thin stinging appendagesMedusa
(Informal) amazing, excellent, great; stylish, fashionable, act of swelling, distention; swollen part, protuberance; gradual increase; surge of feeling or emotion; long unbroken wave; elevation of land, slope; crescendo followed by a diminuendo (Music)...swell
(Informal) turbine engine; turbocharger; automobile equipped with a turbocharger, mollusk with spiral shell, motored by a turbine; capable of performing an action quicker than normal (Informal)turbo
(Mathematics, Physics) quantity with magnitude and direction (represented by an arrow indicating its direction); (Biology) insect which carries diseases, means of disease transfer; route of a plane, change thrust direction of aircraft engine, computer ...vector
(Medicine) any of several compounds which stimulate the pancreatic islet cells to produce insulin (used as a treatment for some forms of diabetes), hypoglycemic drugsulfonylurea
(Medicine) device used to inject or withdraw fluids from the body; hypodermic syringe, device for pumping and spraying liquids, instrument for withdrawing and ejecting fluids, inject with a syringe; clean by means of an injection with a syringe, see al...syringe
(Medicine) instrument equipped with a magnifying lens and used to examine cells of the cervix and vagina; (formerly) speculum, instrument used to enlarge the vaginal passage for examination, medical instrument to examine the vaginacolposcope
(Medicine) long flexible rod inserted into the larynx or throat (to deliver medication, remove obstructions, etc.)probang
(Medicine) perform surgery with a small circular saw for cutting circular discs of bone, remove a circle of bone or tissue, small circular saw for cutting circular discs of bone (Medicine), surgical instrumenttrephine
(Music) lowest female voice, contralto; highest male voice, countertenor; singer with an alto voice; piece of music written for an alto voice, alto singer, highest man quote s voice, instrument between soprano and tenoralto
(Music) musical instrument that is below bass; double-bass (musical instrument from the violin family), contrabassist, double bass, having a tone that is below bass (Music), instrument pitched lowest of its family, pitched an octave belowcontrabass
(Music) square shaped stringed instrumentzithern
(new zealand) hike in bush, cover distance on foot, crush something underfoot, heavy step, live as vagrant, long journey on foot, metal plate on boot, offensive term, part of spade for foot, sound of feet, tramp steamer, tread heavily, walk, trek; begg...tramp
(new zealand) Maori stafftaiaha
(north england) money, brass musical instrument group or players, brass musical instruments, category of musical instruments; type of metal alloy which consists of zinc and copper, excessive self-assurance, high-ranking officers, item made of brass, it...brass
(Poetry) containing anapaests (foot consisting of two short syllables followed by one long)anapestic
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