|(1864-1909) German mathematician who developed the concept of four-dimensional space-time||Minkowski|
|(1919-1933) period during which the Eighteenth Amendment was in effect and the sale manufacture and transportation of alcoholic beverages was illegal (U.S. History)||Prohibition|
|(about a gland) secreting products formed by the breakdown of glandular cells, secreting own substance||holocrine|
|(about animals) requiring little parental care, able to move about and function almost entirely independently upon birth (Zoology), independent at birth||precocial|
|(about billiards) slanted stroke made with the cue held perpendicular to the billiard table (especially to make the cue ball go around another ball that is in the way)||masse|
|(about hair, clothing, etc.) wear loosely, let fall in disorder; disarrange, make untidy, mess something up, muss clothes or hair||dishevel|
|(Ag) whitish metallic element (Chemistry); element used to make jewelry, coins, etc.; coins made of silver; money; silverware; grayish-white metallic color, `:Ag, coat something with silver||silver|
|(Arabic) peace (greeting used in many Islamic nations); deep bow (often with the right hand placed on the forehead), deep bow with hand on forehead, greet another person by making a low bow (often with the right hand placed on the forehead), make salut...||salaam|
|(Archaic) grazing of animals for a fee; grazing fee; formal agreement to feed and pasture animals||agistment|
|(Australian) man who lives on a sheep or cattle farm as an apprentice||jackaroo|
|(Biochemistry) type of aromatic amino acid which is essential to nutrition in animals (found in some leguminous plant seeds)||tryptophan|
|(Botany) plant of the genus mentha (genus of fragrant herbs including peppermint, spearmint, and horsemint, etc.); hard or soft mint-flavored candy; factory where money is produced; gold mine (Slang), in perfect condition, invent, make coins, print mon...||mint|
|(Botany) variety of Mexican agave plant cultivated for its strong fiber; fiber from the Mexican agave plant (used to make rope and carpets), fiber from sisal, plant yielding fibers, sisal hemp||sisal|
|(British) destroy, annihilate; strike suddenly, make a surprise assault, opening allowing drainage from building, opening for draining water from deck, opening for draining water from the deck of a ship (Nautical), sink ship, wreck or ruin something||scupper|
|(British) french kiss, make out||snog|
|(British) package, bundle; group, gang; field, plot of land, yard, batch of commercial goods, bunch, make parcel of something, bundle; divide, partition; wrap, cover, portion, protect rope, something wrapped up||parcel|
|(Ca) silvery metallic element present in the earth as well as in most animals and plants, `:Ca, silver-white metallic element||calcium|
|(Chemistry) change into an isomer (chemical compound which has the same number and kind of atoms as another but differs in structural arrangement), make or become isomeric||isomerize|
|(Chemistry) colorless flammable liquid (used in the manufacture of acetic acid, perfumes, and drugs), colorless liquid with distinctive smell, ethanal||acetaldehyde|
|(Chemistry) colorless flammable liquid used in the manufacture of cosmetics and as a solvent; any of a class of compounds created by the combination of aldehydes and alcohol, colorless chemical solvent, organic compound||acetal|
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