|act of exploding, detonation; sound of a detonation; outburst (of laughter, anger, etc.); sudden increase, bursting or shattering of something, dramatic increase, intense display, plosion, sudden appearance, sudden burst of emotion, sudden noisy releas...||explosion|
|(about a sound) grating, harsh, irritating||rasping|
|(about a voice or sound) heavy and deep, produced low in the throat, deep or rough in tone, husky-sounding||throaty|
|(Biology) one who supports the theory of atavism (appearance of a trait belonging to a distant ancestor that has been dormant in recent generations)||atavist|
|(Biology) pertaining to atavism (appearance of a trait belonging to a distant ancestor that has been dormant in recent generations), relating to genetic reappearance, uncivilized and instinctive||atavistic|
|(British spelling for complection) overall appearance of the skin; state of things, general condition, character, skin type||complexion|
|(British spelling for complectional) of facial complexion, of the appearance of the skin and face; of the state of things, of the current situation||complexional|
|(Computers) composing, preparing of a multimedia display; writing of hypertext and its preparation, writing of computer programs||authoring|
|(Computers) extension for VOC files (type of sound file of the Creative company), volatile organic compound||VOC|
|(Computers) technology used to compress and decompress computer data (such as sound or video files, etc.)||CODEC (compressor/decompressor)|
|(Computers) virtual "chalkboard", area on a display screen on which multiple users can write or draw (widely used in video conferencing), writing board for presentations||whiteboard|
|(Department of) Housing and Urban Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development; U.S. federal agency that deals with subsidized housing community planning and development of cities, heads-up display, Heads-Up Display; (in combat airplanes) g...||HUD|
|(Economics) small increase in the price of a stock; securities transaction at a price that is higher than its previous price||uptick|
|(French) farinaceous; resembling or yielding flour; (Biology) covered with mealy powder or dust, floury in appearance, yielding starch||farinose|
|(From French) psychological disorder of mind or emotion; impartial and old term for mental illness or insanity||folie|
|(Informal) abrupt reversal or change (esp. of opinion); back flip; sound of something flapping; backless thong sandal; circuit that can toggle between two modes (Electronics), backless sandal, backward flip, change of mind, change opinion, circuit with...||flip-flop|
|(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|
|(Linguistics) study of speech sound realization including the forms of a morpheme of a language; changes in the way a word is pronounced by allomorphs of morphemes as they are changed by adjacent sounds (eg. dog -->dogs)||morphophonemics|
|(Mathematics) add a quantity to itself a specified number of times (i.e. 4 x 2 = 8); increase in quantity, produce a large number of; reproduce, procreate, have many offspring, breed, increase in amount, many times or ways, perform multiplication||multiply|
|(Medicine) electrical impulse originating in brain tissue; sudden idea, brainstorm, inspirational thought, wave of voltage in brain||brain wave|
Translations: 1 – 20 / 1912
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