all-
or allo- combining form Etymology: Greek, from allos other — more at else 1. other ; different ; atypical <
allogamous
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<
allotropy
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2. (allo-) isomeric form or variety of (a specified chemical compound) <
allopurinol
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3. (allo-) being one of a group whose members together constitute a structural unit especially of a language <
allophone
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  • All — All, a. [OE. al, pl. alle, AS. eal, pl. ealle, Northumbrian alle, akin to D. & OHG. al, Ger. all, Icel. allr. Dan. al, Sw. all, Goth. alls; and perh. to Ir. and Gael. uile, W. oll.] 1. The whole quantity, extent, duration, amount, quality, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • All — All, adv. 1. Wholly; completely; altogether; entirely; quite; very; as, all bedewed; my friend is all for amusement. And cheeks all pale. Byron. [1913 Webster] Note: In the ancient phrases, all too dear, all too much, all so long, etc., this word …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • All — All, n. The whole number, quantity, or amount; the entire thing; everything included or concerned; the aggregate; the whole; totality; everything or every person; as, our all is at stake. [1913 Webster] Death, as the Psalmist saith, is certain to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • All — All, conj. [Orig. all, adv., wholly: used with though or if, which being dropped before the subjunctive left all as if in the sense although.] Although; albeit. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] All they were wondrous loth. Spenser. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • all — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English all, al, from Old English eall; akin to Old High German all all Date: before 12th century 1. a. the whole amount, quantity, or extent of < needed all the courage they had > < sat up all night > b. as much as …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • all — See: AFTER ALL, AND ALL, AT ALL, BEAT ALL or BEAT THE DUTCH, FOR ALL, FOR ALL ONE IS WORTH, FOR ALL ONE KNOWS, FOR ALL THE WORLD, FOR GOOD also FOR GOOD AND ALL, FROM THE BOTTOM OF ONE S HEART or WITH ALL ONE S HEART, HAVE ALL ONE S BUTTONS or… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all — See: AFTER ALL, AND ALL, AT ALL, BEAT ALL or BEAT THE DUTCH, FOR ALL, FOR ALL ONE IS WORTH, FOR ALL ONE KNOWS, FOR ALL THE WORLD, FOR GOOD also FOR GOOD AND ALL, FROM THE BOTTOM OF ONE S HEART or WITH ALL ONE S HEART, HAVE ALL ONE S BUTTONS or… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • ALL — For the hand tools of similar pronunciation, see awl. All can refer to: * Universal quantification, a concept ( all ) in predicate logic * The All, a Hermetic conception of God * Surf (detergent), as an alternative name ( All ) for this laundry… …   Wikipedia

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  • All Saints Church — All Saints Church, or All Saints Church or variations on the name may refer to:Australia*All Saints Church, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory *All Saints Church, Henley Brook, Western AustraliaBarbados*All Saints Chapel of Ease… …   Wikipedia

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