is is  /ˈɪz/


  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


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    Nope, it's not just you , Facebook is currently experiencing some technical difficulties. Around 6 p.m. PST, the site was merely showing an error page, denying scroll-happy users immediate access to their friend's recent activity, Instagram shares and, yes, possibly even this very post. Feel free to panic as you see fit. Or just go read a book. [ more › ]
    on June 19, 2013     Source: SFist

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  1. "Winning is a huge thing for me," said James, who added he left more than 30 million dollars on the table by not re-signing with Cleveland.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: LeBron James Source: AFP

  2. "It is legally as low as they could go without acquitting him," University of California, Berkeley, law school professor Erin Murphy said.
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Erin Murphy Source: The Associated Press

  3. "We play well," Netherlands coach Bert Van Marwijk said. "Spain plays well, but they are more attractive and this is where we want to get, too."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Bert van Marwijk Source: The Associated Press

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