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  • v  engage in sexual intercourse
  • v  bring two objects, ideas, or people together
  • v  place an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game
    Kasparov checkmated his opponent after only a few moves
  • v  twist together or entwine into a confusing mass
  • v  change texture so as to become matted and felt-like
  • a  mated sexually
  • s  used of gloves, socks, etc.
  • s  of or relating to a marriage partner

  • A naked kitten, after growing up and being mated to a normal cat, has uniformly normal litters.
  • On display were not only regular hybrids, the kind powered by gasoline engines mated to electric motors, but also variations adding hydrogen to the mix and a system that puts .
  • Elizabeth also introduced a new breed of dog known as the "dorgi" when one of Her Majesty's corgis was mated with a dachshund named Pipkin which belonged to Princess Margaret.

  • John Bolton in The Age
    Obviously the ballistic missiles, if mated with nuclear weapons, would be a very grave threat to international peace and security,Bolton said before consultations among the 15 council members.
  • Adam Jones in Science Daily (press release)
    He noticed that birds, especially, seemed to be a bit picky about who they mated with,Jones explains. "He discovered that birds - especially females - had preferences and that they did not just choose a mate randomly. He believed this is...
  • Kasparov in Washington Post
    If we have to evaluate our chances today -- slim to none,Kasparov says, noting how the absence of political space constricts any strategizing. "If you're at risk of being mated in one or two, you can't think about pawn structure for the...

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