A sandwich with bacon, lettuce and tomato as the main ingredients.
Canadian Football League
compact fluorescent lamp
of; an expansion pack for a video game.
A type, race or category; a group of entities that have common characteristics such that they may be grouped together.
of (in Hong Kong)
of, a type of engineered dimensional lumber board, composed of laminated bamboo
A gene responsible for encoding lactase; mutations in this gene are responsible for adults' ability to digest lactose.
limiting danger lines
Limited liability company.
(computer networking) Logical Link Control: one of the two functions of a NIC.
Limited liability partnership.
liquid natural gas/liquified natural gas
of or of
A long natural blowing horn without finger holes, played by embouchure.
Middle Low German
Mennonite Low German
Major League Gaming
of - the top soccer league in the US.
of, a master's degree offered by some law schools to students who wish to study the law but do not want to become attorneys.
a cave-dwelling salamander with external gills, found along the coast from northeastern Italy to Montenegro.
A layer of material.
A strand that, twisted together with other strands, makes up yarn or rope.
In two-player sequential games, a "half-turn", or one move made by one of the players.
To bend; to fold.
To work at diligently.
To work diligently.
To use vigorously.
To travel over regularly.
To persist in offering something to.
To press upon; to urge importunately.
To employ diligently; to use steadily.
To work to windward; to beat.
Selective linear definite.
Special low dispersion.
semiconductor laser diode
Stanford Large Detector
Styled Layer Descriptor
statute law database
single lens digital
specific learning disability
supercooled large droplet
Scottish Liberal Democrats
Social and Liberal Democrats
single-lens reflex camera
Denoting or relating to single-lens reflex cameras.
the highest division of Scottish professional football.
Sun Public License
of, the youth section of the Communist Party of the USA.
a small town in Norfolk, England
Any of class of organic radicals, RCO-, formed by the removal of a hydroxyl group from a carboxylic acid.
cord that is fastened around the kaffiyeh
from place names in England. Variant spelling: Albee.
name, anglicization of Irish Ailbhe, name of an Irish saint also anglicized as Albert.
name used in Ireland, derived from Ailbhe, name of heroines in Irish legend.
A cry of despair.
The letter A in the ICAO spelling alphabet
A diminutive of the male given names Alfred and Alfonso.
The first letter of the Arabic alphabet:
Something given to the poor as charity, such as money, clothing or food.
Towards the lower part of a vessel; towards the lower rigging or the decks.
the Indian gooseberry, a deciduous tree.
The bitter yellow-green fruit of this tree.
Of or pertaining to starch
A tissue surrounding the seed in certain fruits such as pomegranates.
Any univalent organic radical derived from an aromatic hydrocarbon by removing a hydrogen atom.
A financial guarantee by a third party to assume the burden of a debt, especially a bill of exchange in the event of default.
Of, related to, or characteristic of a grandparent.
The pin or spindle on which a wheel revolves, or which revolves with a wheel.
A transverse bar or shaft connecting the opposite wheels of a car or carriage; an axletree.
An axis; as, the Sun’s axle.
Any of various aromatic resins exuded from certain plants, especially trees of the genus Commiphora of Africa, Arabia and India and Myroxylon of South America.
A plant or tree yielding such substance.
Any soothing oil or lotion, especially an aromatic one.
Any of various aromatic plants of the genus Melissa, such as lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) or bee balm.
To anoint with balm, or with anything medicinal.
To soothe; to mitigate.
To shout or utter in a loud and intense manner.
To wail; to give out a blaring cry.
The spoiling of someone's score in the crib.
A deception, a hoax.
To spoil the score of (someone) in cribbage.
To do someone out of their due; to deceive or defraud, to cheat (someone).
Half a coconut shell, used in Fiji as a cup for drinking alcohol.
To cause (a floating log) to rotate by treading on it.
A type of grace note movement that quickly switches between low-A and low-G several times, producing a low rippling sound. www.mcnabbs.org - Introduction to Bagpipe Music
To tell tales; to gossip without reserve or discretion.
One who blabs; a babbler; a telltale; a gossip or gossiper.
Nonsense; drivel; idle, meaningless talk.
(in plural, the blahs) A general or ambiguous feeling of discomfort, dissatisfaction, uneasiness, boredom, mild depression, etc.
Dull; uninteresting; insipid.
Low in spirit or health; down.
To utter idle, meaningless talk.
A sudden, explosive sound, such as is made by a gunshot
spam posted to a blog
A bubble, such as in paint or glass.
A large vesicle or bulla, usually containing a serous fluid.
An irregular bulge in the plasma membrane of a cell undergoing apoptosis.
A bubble-like inclusion of one mineral within another.
To form, or cause the formation of, blebs.
Colour of the face, complexion.
Consistency, form, texture.
General resemblance, likeness; appearance, aspect, look.
To undergo bletting, a fermentation process in certain fruit beyond ripening.
A chunk of cannabis resin.
A small dot registered on electronic equipment, such as a radar or oscilloscope screen.
A short sound of a single pitch, usually electronically generated.
A brief and usually minor aberration or deviation from what is expected or normal.
As blip out: to skip over or ignore.
To change state abruptly, such as between off and on or dark and light, sometimes implying motion.
To cry, whine or blubber (usually carries a connotation of disapproval).
To swell; to puff out, as with weeping.
The act of blubbing.
(attributively) Swollen, puffed, protruding.
A town in Texas.
To make indistinct or hazy, to obscure or dim.
To smear, stain or smudge.
To become indistinct.
To cause imperfection of vision in; to dim; to darken.
To sully; to stain; to blemish, as reputation.
To transfer the input focus away from.
A smear, smudge or blot
Something that appears hazy or indistinct
A moral stain or blot.
In a state of doubt or confusion.
A localized accumulation of pus in the skin, resulting from infection.
The point at which fluid begins to change to a vapour.
A dish of boiled food, especially based on seafood.
The collective noun for a group of hawks.
To heat (a liquid) to the point where it begins to turn into a gas.
To cook in boiling water.
Of a liquid, to begin to turn into a gas, seethe.
Said of weather being uncomfortably hot.
To feel uncomfortably hot. See also seethe.
To form, or separate, by boiling or evaporation.
To steep or soak in warm water.
To be agitated like boiling water; to bubble; to effervesce.
To be moved or excited with passion; to be hot or fervid.
A roughly hemispherical container used to hold, mix or present food, such as salad, fruit or soup, or other items.
As much as is held by a bowl.
A haircut in which straight hair is cut at an even height around the edges, forming a bowl shape.
A round crater (or similar) in the ground.
The part of a spoon that holds content, as opposed to the handle.
A part of a pipe or bong packed with marijuana for smoking
An elliptical-shaped stadium or amphitheater resembling a bowl.
A postseason football competition, a bowl game (i.e. Super Bowl)
A rounded portion of a glyph that encloses empty space, as in the letters d and o.
The ball rolled by players in the game of lawn bowls.
The action of bowling a ball.
The game of bowls.
To roll or throw (a ball) in the correct manner in cricket and similar games and sports.
To throw the ball (in cricket and similar games and sports).
To roll or carry smoothly on, or as on, wheels.
To pelt or strike with anything rolled.
A variety of madeira (wine) that is less sweet than malmsey
Any solid object rounded at one end and tapering on the other, possibly attached to a larger object at the tapered end.
A light bulb.
The bulb-shaped root portion of a plant such as a tulip, from which the rest of the plant may be regrown.
a bulbous protuberance at the forefoot of certain vessels to reduce turbulence.
To take the shape of a bulb; to swell.
Size, mass or volume.
The major part of something.
The result of water retained by fibre.
Unpackaged goods when transported in large volumes, e.g. coal, ore or grain.
a cargo or any items moved or communicated in the manner of cargo.
Excess body mass, especially muscle.
A hypothetical higher-dimensional space within which our own four-dimensional universe may exist.
being large in size, mass or volume (of goods, etc.)
To appear or seem to be, as to bulk or extent.
To grow in size; to swell or expand.
Alternative form of birle.
A young cow or bull.
Leather made of the skin of the calf; especially, a fine, light-coloured leather used in bookbinding.
A young elephant, seal or whale
A chunk of ice broken off of a larger glacier, ice shelf, or iceberg.
A small island, near a larger island.
A cabless railroad engine.
An awkward or silly boy or young man; any silly person; a dolt.
The back of the leg below the knee.
The muscle in the back of the leg below the knee.
Peaceful, quiet, especially free from anger and anxiety.
Free of noise and disturbance.
with little waves on the surface.
Without wind or storm.
The state of being calm; peacefulness; absence of worry, anger, fear or other strong negative emotion.
The state of being calm; absence of noise and disturbance.
A period of time without wind.
To make calm.
To become calm.
A dark shaly limestone occurring in the Carboniferous limestone of Ireland.
The substance which remains after a metal or mineral has been thoroughly burnt, seen as being the essential substance left after the expulsion of phlogiston.
(Now recognised as being) the oxide left after calcination of a metal.
In the Eton College wall game, an area at the end of the field where a shy can be scored by lifting the ball against the wall with one's foot.
A style of close-fitting circular cap worn by women in the sixteenth century and later, often made of linen.
The thin membrane which covers the lower intestines; the omentum.
The amnion which encloses the foetus before birth, especially that part of it which sometimes shrouds a baby’s head at birth (traditionally considered to be good luck).
The surface of a press that makes contact with panel product, especially a removable plate or sheet.
A strip or block of wood used to distribute or direct clamping force.
To line or finish (a surface, such as a wall), with plaster, stucco, thin boards, or similar.
To set a higher bound.
A single-room dwelling for a hermit.
A small monastery or nunnery dependent on a larger religious establishment.
A small room in a monastery or nunnery accommodating one person.
Each of the small hexagonal compartments in a honeycomb.
Any of various chambers in a tissue or organism having specific functions.
Specifically, any of the supposed compartments of the brain, formerly thought to be the source of specific mental capacities, knowledge, or memories.
A section or compartment of a larger structure.
Any small dwelling; a remote nook, a den.
A room in a prison or jail for one or more inmates.
A device which stores electrical power; used either singly or together in batteries; the basic unit of a battery.
The basic unit of a living organism, consisting of a quantity of protoplasm surrounded by a cell membrane, which is able to synthesize proteins and replicate itself.
A small thunderstorm, caused by convection, that forms ahead of a storm front.
The minimal unit of a cellular automaton that can change state and has an associated behavior.
In FreeCell-type games, a space where one card can be placed.
A small group of people forming part of a larger organization, often an outlawed one.
A short, fixed-length packet as in asynchronous transfer mode.
A region of radio reception that is a part of a larger radio network.
A three-dimensional facet of a polytope.
The unit in a statistical array (a spreadsheet, for example) where a row and a column intersect.
The space between the ribs of a vaulted roof.
An area of an insect wing bounded by veins
To place or enclose in a cell.
A cellular phone.
More usual spelling of sill when used in the context of an underwater horizontal member which forms the base of a lock gate on a canal or river.
The cirl bunting
To cover (with insulation or another material); to surround, envelop.
(figuratively) To imbue (with a specified quality)
(in compounds) Wearing clothing of a specified type.
(in compounds) Covered, enveloped in or surrounded by a specified material or substance.
A glue or paste made from starch.
Low cloud, fog or smog.
Unburned carbon (smoke) from a steam or diesel locomotive, or multiple unit.
Bits of rubber which are shed from tires during a race and collect off the racing line, especially on the outside of corners.
To stick, like boots in mud
A bivalve mollusk of many kinds, especially those that are edible; for example the (Mya arenaria), the (Mercenaria mercenaria), the sea clam or ( and other species. The name is said to have been given originally to the Tridacna gigas, a huge East Indian bivalve.
Strong pincers or forceps.
A kind of vise, usually of wood.
A dollar (usually used in the plural).
To dig for clams.
A crash or clangor made by ringing all the bells of a chime at once.
To produce, in bellringing, a clam or clangor; to cause to clang.
To be moist or glutinous; to stick; to adhere.
To clog, as with glutinous or viscous matter.
The act of striking the palms of the hands, or any two surfaces, together.
The explosive sound of thunder.
Any loud, sudden, explosive sound made by striking hard surfaces together, or resembling such a sound.
A slap with the hand, usually in a jovial manner.
A single, sudden act or motion; a stroke; a blow.
The nether part of the beak of a hawk.
A dropping of cow dung (presumably from the sound made as it hits the ground) Edward Peacock, A Glossary of Words Used in the Wapentakes of Manley and Corringham, Lincolnshire, p 188
To strike the palms of the hands together, creating a sharp sound.
To slap with the hand in a jovial manner.
To bring two surfaces together forcefully, creating a sharp sound.
To come together suddenly with noise.
To create or assemble (something) hastily (usually followed by up or together).
To set or put, usually in haste.
To shoot (somebody) with a gun.
A symbol found on a musical staff that indicates the pitches indicated by the lines and the spaces on the staff
A light breeze.
A blood-sucking fly of the family Tabanidae; a gadfly, a horsefly.
A roughly spherical mass or body.
A ball of thread or yarn.
Yarn or thread as used to guide one's way through a maze or labyrinth; a guide, a clue.
The lower corner(s) of a sail to which a sheet is attached for trimming the sail (adjusting its position relative to the wind); the metal loop or cringle in the corner of the sail, to which the sheet is attached. On a triangular sail, the clew is the trailing corner relative to the wind direction.
The sheets so attached to a sail.
The cords suspending a hammock.
to roll into a ball
(transitive and intransitive) to raise the lower corner(s) of (a sail)
To grip tightly.
To fasten with a clip.
To hug, embrace.
To collect signatures, generally with the use of a clipboard.
Something which clips or grasps; a device for attaching one object to another.
An unspecified but normally understood as rapid speed or pace.
A frame containing a number of bullets which is intended to be inserted into the magazine of a firearm to allow for rapid reloading.
A projecting flange on the upper edge of a horseshoe, turned up so as to embrace the lower part of the hoof; a toe clip or beak.
A gaff or hook for landing the fish, as in salmon fishing.
To cut, especially with scissors or shears as opposed to a knife etc.
To curtail; to cut short.
To strike with the hand.
An illegal tackle: Throwing the body across the back of an opponent's leg or hitting him from the back below the waist while moving up from behind unless the opponent is a runner or the action is in close line play.
To cut off a signal level at a certain maximum value.
To discard (an occluded part of a model or scene) rather than waste resources on rendering it.
To cheat, swindle, or fleece.
Something which has been clipped from a larger whole:
The product of a single shearing of sheep.
A season's crop of wool.
A section of video taken from a film, broadcast, or other longer video
A newspaper clipping.
An act of clipping, such as a haircut.
The condition of something, its state.
A blow with the hand.
To stimulate one's clitoris.
A lump of something, especially of earth or clay.
The ground; the earth; a spot of earth or turf.
A stupid person; a dolt.
Part of a shoulder of beef, or of the neck piece near the shoulder.
To pelt with clods.
To throw violently; to hurl.
To collect into clods, or into a thick mass; to coagulate; to clot.
name, an spelling of
A type of shoe with an inflexible, often wooden sole sometimes with an open heel.
A shoe of any type.
A weight, such as a log or block of wood, attached to a person or animal to hinder motion.
That which hinders or impedes motion; an encumbrance, restraint, or impediment of any kind.
To block or slow passage through (often with 'up').
To encumber or load, especially with something that impedes motion; to hamper.
To burden; to trammel; to embarrass; to perplex.
(law) To enforce a mortgage lender right that prevents a borrower from exercising a right to redeem.
The sound of a horse's shod hoof striking the ground.
To make this sound.
To fill up or choke up; to stop up.
To clog, to glut, or satisfy, as the appetite; to satiate.
To fill to loathing; to surfeit.
A strand of yarn etc. as used to guide one through a labyrinth; something which points the way, a guide.
Information which may lead one to a certain point or conclusion.
An object or a kind of indication which may be used as evidence.
Insight or understanding ("to have a clue [about]" or "to have clue". See have a clue, clue stick)
To provide with a clue.
To provide someone with information which he or she lacks (often used with "in" or "up").
Having a low temperature.
Causing the air to be cold.
Feeling the sensation of coldness, especially to the point of discomfort.
Unfriendly, emotionally distant or unfeeling.
Dispassionate, not prejudiced or partisan, impartial.
Completely unprepared; without introduction.
Unconscious or deeply asleep; deprived of the metaphorical heat associated with life or consciousness.
Perfectly, exactly, completely; by heart.
Cornered, done for.
Not pungent or acrid.
Unexciting; dull; uninteresting.
Affecting the sense of smell (as of hunting dogs) only feebly; having lost its odour.
Not sensitive; not acute.
Distant; said, in the game of hunting for some object, of a seeker remote from the thing concealed. Compare warm and hot.
Having a bluish effect; not warm in colour.
A condition of low temperature.
A common, usually harmless, viral illness, usually with congestion of the nasal passages and sometimes fever.
While at low temperature.
In a cold, frank, or realistically honest manner.
Any bird of either of the genera Colius or Urocolius, endemic to sub-Saharan Africa.
A monk's hood or hooded robe
A mask that covers the majority of the head.
A thin protective covering over all or part of an engine; also cowling
A usually hood-shaped covering used to increase the draft of a chimney and prevent backflow.
A ship's ventilator with a bell-shaped top which can be swivelled to catch the wind and force it below
A vertical projection of a ship's funnel that directs the smoke away from the bridge
A vessel carried on a pole, a soe
A pin; brooch; clasp
A hollow or depression.
Resembling an eel: long, thin and slippery.
In some countries, the period from elementary school to high school.