matter+in+hand

  • 181Virtue — (Latin virtus ; Greek Polytonic|ἀρετή) is moral excellence. Personal virtues are characteristics valued as promoting individual and collective well being, and thus good by definition. The opposite of virtue is vice.Etymologically the word virtue… …

    Wikipedia

  • 182Nota bene — This article is about the Italian and Latin phrase. For other uses, see Nota bene (disambiguation). Nota bene (pronounced /ˈnoʊtɑ ˈbɛnɛ/; alternative pronunciations /ˈnoʊtə ˈbeɪni, ˈbɛni, ˈbini/; plural form notate bene) is an Italian and Latin… …

    Wikipedia

  • 183The Safe Harbor — Infobox Television episode Colour = #ffaa44 Series = The O.C. Title = The Safe Harbor Season = 3 (2005 2006) Caption = Marissa and Summer Episode = 11 Airdate = January 12, 2006 (FOX) Writer = Mike Kelley Director = Tony Wharmby Production =… …

    Wikipedia

  • 184Feast of Corpus Christi —     Feast of Corpus Christi     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Feast of Corpus Christi     (Feast of the Body of Christ)     This feast is celebrated in the Latin Church on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday to solemnly commemorate the institution of… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 185germane — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. relevant, pertinent, apropos, to the point. See relation. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) a. [jur MANE] relevant, pertinent. Your comment is not germane to the subject at hand. SYN …

    English dictionary for students

  • 186pertinent — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. relevant, apposite, applicable, apt. See relation.Ant., irrelevant. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. relevant, appropriate, related; see relevant . See Synonym Study at relevant . III (Roget s 3… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 187ball — ball1 noun 1》 a solid or hollow sphere, especially one that is kicked, thrown, or hit in a game.     ↘a game played with a ball, especially (N. Amer.) baseball. 2》 a single throw or kick of the ball in a game.     ↘Cricket a delivery of the ball… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 188present — I. /ˈprɛzənt / (say prezuhnt) adjective 1. being, existing, or occurring at this time or now: the present ruler. 2. for the time being: articles for present use. 3. Grammar designating a tense denoting an action or state in process at the moment… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 189throw — v. & n. v.tr. (past threw; past part. thrown) 1 propel with some force through the air or in a particular direction. 2 force violently into a specified position or state (the ship was thrown on the rocks; threw themselves down). 3 compel suddenly …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 190ball game — {n.}, {slang}, also {informal} The entire matter at hand; the whole situation; the entire contest. * /You said we can get a second mortgage for the house?! Wow! That s a whole new ball game./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 191ball game — {n.}, {slang}, also {informal} The entire matter at hand; the whole situation; the entire contest. * /You said we can get a second mortgage for the house?! Wow! That s a whole new ball game./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 192by the by — Bye Bye (b[imac]), n. 1. A thing not directly aimed at; something which is a secondary object of regard; an object by the way, etc.; as in on or upon the bye, i. e., in passing; indirectly; by implication. [Obs. except in the phrase by the bye.]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 193By the bye — Bye Bye (b[imac]), n. 1. A thing not directly aimed at; something which is a secondary object of regard; an object by the way, etc.; as in on or upon the bye, i. e., in passing; indirectly; by implication. [Obs. except in the phrase by the bye.]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 194Bye — (b[imac]), n. 1. A thing not directly aimed at; something which is a secondary object of regard; an object by the way, etc.; as in on or upon the bye, i. e., in passing; indirectly; by implication. [Obs. except in the phrase by the bye.] [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 195Impertinent — Im*per ti*nent, a. [F., fr. L. impertinens, entis; pref. im not + pertinens. See {Pertinent}.] 1. Not pertinent; not pertaining to the matter in hand; having no bearing on the subject; not to the point; irrelevant; inapplicable. [1913 Webster]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 196Pertinence — Per ti*nence, Pertinency Per ti*nen*cy, n. [Cf. F. pertinence. See {Pertinent}.] The quality or state of being pertinent; justness of relation to the subject or matter in hand; fitness; appositeness; relevancy; suitableness. [1913 Webster] The… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 197Pertinency — Pertinence Per ti*nence, Pertinency Per ti*nen*cy, n. [Cf. F. pertinence. See {Pertinent}.] The quality or state of being pertinent; justness of relation to the subject or matter in hand; fitness; appositeness; relevancy; suitableness. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 198Pertinent — Per ti*nent, a. [L. pertinens, entis, p. pr. of pertinere: cf. F. pertinent. See {Pertain}.] 1. Belonging or related to the subject or matter in hand; fit or appropriate in any way; adapted to the end proposed; apposite; material; relevant; as,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 199Pertinently — Pertinent Per ti*nent, a. [L. pertinens, entis, p. pr. of pertinere: cf. F. pertinent. See {Pertain}.] 1. Belonging or related to the subject or matter in hand; fit or appropriate in any way; adapted to the end proposed; apposite; material;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 200Pertinentness — Pertinent Per ti*nent, a. [L. pertinens, entis, p. pr. of pertinere: cf. F. pertinent. See {Pertain}.] 1. Belonging or related to the subject or matter in hand; fit or appropriate in any way; adapted to the end proposed; apposite; material;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English