are are  /ˈɑr/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element
  2. (v) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)
  3. (v) be identical to; be someone or something
  4. (v) occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere
  5. (v) have an existence, be extant
  6. (v) happen, occur, take place
  7. (v) be identical or equivalent to
  8. (v) form or compose
  9. (v) work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function
  10. (v) represent, as of a character on stage
  11. (v) spend or use time
  12. (v) have life, be alive
  13. (v) to remain unmolested, undisturbed, or uninterrupted -- used only in infinitive form
  14. (v) be priced at
  15. (n) a unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters

Usage(s):

  1. People are willing to be tolerant, but only to a certain point.
  2. A jobs expert identifies the careers that won't be undone by an economic slump.

News

  1. Here are 9 voices in and around the diabetes community to follow on Twitter

    Obesity defined as a disease. Advances in artificial pancreas design to reduce complications in Type 1 diabetes. New developments with insulin delivery. The latest app for helping diabetics manage their condition. These are a just a few of the likely talking points at the 73rd Scientific Sessions for the American Diabetes Association (#2013ADA) underway in [...]
    on June 22, 2013     Source: MedCity News

  2. 6 Reasons Why Vampires are Rich and Zombies Poor, and How They Apply to You Explained in the Latest Article Published ...

    The “Zombie Money Survival Kit: 6 Tips from Vampires” article points out why it’s no coincidence that vampires are rich and zombies are ragged poor. (PRWeb June 22, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10853578.htm
    on June 22, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. What are the white things that hang off an egg yolk?

    What are the white things that hang off an egg yolk? A friend claims it is chicken sperm and another says they are tiny chicken embryos. Are either of them right?        
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

Quotes

  1. "I am sure the Spanish can win any game," Germany coach Joachim Loew said, "because they are dominant and it's hard to contain their attack."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Joachim Loew Source: The Associated Press

  2. "At a time when jobs are in short supply," Obama said Wednesday, "building exports is an imperative."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: The Associated Press

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