brawd
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Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • broad-leaved — /brawd leevd /, adj. Bot. of or pertaining to plants having broad or relatively broad leaves, rather than needles. Also, broadleaf, broadleafed, broad leafed /brawd leeft /. [1545 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • Broad — /brawd/, n. C(harlie) D(unbar), 1887 1971, English philosopher. * * * …   Universalium

  • broadax — /brawd aks /, n., pl. broadaxes / ak siz/. 1. an ax for hewing timber. 2. an ax with a broad head, used as a battle ax. Also, broadaxe. [bef. 1000; ME brodax, OE bradaex. See BROAD, AX] * * * …   Universalium

  • broad-based — /brawd bayst /, adj. involving participation or support by a broad spectrum of things or people: The senator had a broad based campaign. [broad base + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • broadbill — /brawd bil /, n. 1. any of several small, often brightly colored passerine birds of the family Eurylaimidae, of the Old World tropics, having a broad, flattened bill. 2. any of various birds with a broad bill, as the scaup duck, shoveler, and… …   Universalium

  • broadbrim — /brawd brim /, n. 1. a hat with a broad brim, as that worn by Quakers. 2. (cap.) Slang. a Quaker. [1680 90; BROAD + BRIM1] * * * …   Universalium

  • broad-brush — /brawd brush /, adj. characterized by sweeping comprehensiveness with little attention to details: a broad brush approach to reform. [1965 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • broadcast — /brawd kast , kahst /, v., broadcast or broadcasted, broadcasting, n., adj., adv. v.t. 1. to transmit (programs) from a radio or television station. 2. to speak, perform, sponsor, or present on a radio or television program: The President will… …   Universalium

  • broadcaster — /brawd kas teuhr, kah steuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that broadcasts. 2. a person or organization, as a network or station, that broadcasts radio or television programs. [1920 25; BROADCAST + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • broadcasting — /brawd kas ting, kah sting/, n. 1. the act of transmitting speech, music, visual images, etc., as by radio or television. 2. radio or television as a business or profession: She s training for a career in broadcasting. [1920 25; BROADCAST + ING1] …   Universalium

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