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quote
  • n  a punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else
  • n  a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
  • v  repeat a passage from
    He quoted the Bible to her
  • v  name the price of
    quote prices for cars
  • v  refer to for illustration or proof
    He said he could quote several instances of this behavior
  • v  put quote marks around
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quoter
  • n  a communicator (speaker or writer) who uses quotations
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quotient
  • n  the ratio of two quantities to be divided
  • n  the number obtained by division
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quotient_verdict
  • n  an improper and unacceptable kind of compromise verdict
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quran
  • n  the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina
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qwerty_keyboard
  • n  the standard typewriter keyboard; the keys for Q, W, E, R, T, and Y are the first six from the left on the top row of letter keys
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r
  • n  a unit of radiation exposure; the dose of ionizing radiation that will produce 1 electrostatic unit of electricity in 1 cc of dry air
  • n  (physics) the universal constant in the gas equation: pressure times volume = R times temperature; equal to 8.3143 joules per kelvin per mole
  • n  the 18th letter of the Roman alphabet
  • n  the length of a line segment between the center and circumference of a circle or sphere
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r._b._cattell
  • n  American psychologist (born in England) who developed a broad theory of human behavior based on multivariate research (1905-1998)
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r._buckminster_fuller
  • n  United States architect who invented the geodesic dome (1895-1983)
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r.v.
  • n  a motorized wheeled vehicle used for camping or other recreational activities
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r_and_b
  • n  a combination of blues and jazz that was developed in the United States by Black musicians; an important precursor of rock 'n' roll
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ra
  • n  an intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores
  • n  ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk; a universal creator; he merged with the god Amen as Amen-Ra to become the king of the gods
  • n  (astronomy) the equatorial coordinate specifying the angle, measured eastward along the celestial equator, from the vernal equinox to the intersection of the hour circle that passes through an object in the sky; usually expressed in hours and minutes and seconds; used with declination to specify positions on the celestial sphere
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rabat
  • n  the capital of Morocco; located in the northwestern on the Atlantic coast
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rabato
  • n  a wired or starched collar of intricate lace; worn in 17th century
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rabbet
  • n  a rectangular groove made to hold two pieces together
  • v  join with a rabbet joint
  • v  cut a rectangular groove into
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rabbet_joint
  • n  a joint formed by fitting together two rabbeted boards
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