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seek
  • n  the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk
  • v  try to get or reach
    seek a position
    seek an education
    seek happiness
  • v  try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
  • v  make an effort or attempt
    She always seeks to do good in the world
  • v  go to or towards
    a liquid seeks its own level
  • v  inquire for
    seek directions from a local
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seek time
  • n  (computer science) the time it takes for a read/write head to move to a specific data track
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seeker
  • n  someone making a search or inquiry
    they are seekers after truth
  • n  a missile equipped with a device that is attracted toward some kind of emission (heat or light or sound or radio waves)
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seeking
  • n  the act of searching for something
  • n  an attempt to acquire or gain something
  • v  try to get or reach
  • v  try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
  • v  make an effort or attempt
  • v  go to or towards
  • v  inquire for
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seeland
  • n  the largest island of Denmark and the site of Copenhagen
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seemliness
  • n  a sense of propriety and consideration for others
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seer
  • n  a person with unusual powers of foresight
  • n  an observer who perceives visually
    an incurable seer of movies
  • n  an authoritative person who divines the future
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seesaw
  • n  a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end
  • v  ride on a plank
  • v  move up and down as if on a seesaw
  • v  move unsteadily, with a rocking motion
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segment
  • n  one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object
    finished the final segment of the road
  • n  one of the parts into which something naturally divides
    a segment of an orange
  • v  divide into segments
    segment an orange
    segment a compound word
  • v  divide or split up
    The cells segmented
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segmental arch
  • n  a shallow arch; an arch that is less than a semicircle
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segmentation
  • n  (embryology) the repeated division of a fertilised ovum
  • n  the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart
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segmentation cavity
  • n  the fluid-filled cavity inside a blastula
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segmented worm
  • n  worms with cylindrical bodies segmented both internally and externally
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segno
  • n  (music) a notation written at the beginning or end of a passage that is to be repeated
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sego lily
  • n  perennial plant having clusters of one to four showy white bell-shaped flowers atop erect unbranched stems; edible bulbs useful in times of scarcity; eastern Montana and western North Dakota south to northern Arizona and northwestern New Mexico
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segovia
  • n  Spanish guitarist who made classical guitar a concert instrument (1893-1987)
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segregate
  • n  someone who is or has been segregated
  • v  separate by race or religion; practice a policy of racial segregation
    This neighborhood is segregated
    We don't segregate in this county
  • v  divide from the main body or mass and collect
    Many towns segregated into new counties
    Experiments show clearly that genes segregate
  • v  separate or isolate (one thing) from another and place in a group apart from others
    the sun segregates the carbon
    large mining claims are segregated into smaller claims
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