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  • 101 stick — stick1 stickless, adj. sticklike, adj. /stik/, n., v., sticked, sticking. n. 1. a branch or shoot of a tree or shrub that has been cut or broken off. 2. a relatively long and slender piece of wood. 3. a long piece of wood for use as fuel, in… …

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  • 102 trans- — 1. a prefix occurring in loanwords from Latin (transcend; transfix); on this model, used with the meanings across, beyond, through, changing thoroughly, transverse, in combination with elements of any origin: transisthmian; trans Siberian;… …

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  • 103 enthral — verb a) To hold spellbound; to bewitch, charm or captivate. b) To make subservient; to enslave or subjugate …

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  • 104 enthrall — verb a) To hold spellbound; to bewitch, charm or captivate. b) To make subservient; to enslave or subjugate …

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  • 105 pin — A metallic implant used in surgical treatment of bone fractures. SEE ALSO: nail. [O.E. pinn, fr. L. pinna, feather] Steinmann p. a p. that is used to transfix bone for traction or fixation …

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  • 106 transfixion — A maneuver in amputation in which the knife is passed from side to side through the soft parts, close to the bone, and the muscles are then divided from within outward. [L. transfixio (see transfix)] * * * trans·fix·ion tran(t)s fik shən n a… …

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  • 107 wire — Slender and pliable rod or thread of metal. arch w. SYN: archwire. guide w. See guidewire. Kirschner w. an apparatus for skeletal traction in long bone …

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  • 108 Chongqing gang trials — Chongqing is a large municipality in China s interior. The Chongqing gang trials (simplified Chinese: 重庆打黑除恶专项行动; traditional Chinese: 重慶打黑除惡專項行動; pinyin: Chóngqìng dǎ hēi chú è zhuānxiàng xíngdòng; literally Targeted actions against dark and… …

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  • 109 Semitic root — The roots of verbs and most nouns in the Semitic languages are characterized as a sequence of consonants or radicals (hence also the term consonantal root). Such abstract consonantal roots are used in the formation of actual words by adding the… …

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  • 110 Cricket Wireless — Type Private (subsidiary of Leap Wireless) Industry Wireless Telecommunications Founded 1999 …

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  • 111 Gunpowder artillery in the Middle Ages — The earliest illustration of a European cannon, from around 1327. Artillery in the Middle Ages primarily consisted of the introduction of the cannon, large tubular firearms designed to fire a heavy projectile over a long distance. They …

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  • 112 Bungee-Effekt — Als Bungee Effekt bezeichnet man in der Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie ein Phänomen, das nach der Rekonstruktion eines gerissenen Kreuzbandes (Kreuzbandriss) zu einer Instabilität des Kniegelenkes führen kann. Der Bungee Effekt bewirkt eine… …

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  • 113 Stadtbefestigung Hanau — Als Stadtbefestigung Hanau (später auch: Festung Hanau) werden die ehemaligen Befestigungswerke der beiden Städte Alt und Neu Hanau bezeichnet. Sie entstand vom 13. bis zum 17. Jahrhundert in drei aufeinander folgenden Hauptbauphasen. Ihre größte …

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  • 114 Scheibenwischer-Effekt — Als Scheibenwischer Effekt (engl. wind shield wiper effect) bezeichnet man in der Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie ein Phänomen, das nach der Rekonstruktion eines gerissenen Kreuzbandes (Kreuzbandriss) zu einer Instabilität des Kniegelenkes führen… …

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  • 115 pierce — vt pierced, pierc·ing: to see through the usu. misleading or false appearance of the object of summary judgment is to pierce the pleadings and allow a judgment on the merits J. H. Friedenthal et al. the Internal Revenue Service may attempt to… …

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  • 116 transfixer — ⇒TRANSFIXER, verbe trans. Rare. Transpercer. Nous serons lancés et chacun sur un roc transfixés jouets et proies des tourbillons déchirans (CHATEAUBR., Paradis perdu, 1836, p. 87). Prononc.:[ ], (il) transfixe [ fiks]. Étymol. et Hist. 1836 supra …

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  • 117 balance — Synonyms and related words: Swiss bank account, accommodate, accord, account, account current, account rendered, account stated, adjust, afterglow, afterimage, agree, amount to, analogize, analogousness, aplomb, arrangement, assess, assets,… …

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  • 118 ballast — Synonyms and related words: balance, break bulk, break out ballast, clear for action, clear the decks, consideration, counterbalance, counterpoise, counterweight, equipoise, equivalent, firm, firm up, freeze, give and take, hold, immobilize, keep …

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  • 119 bayonet — Synonyms and related words: dagger, dirk, dudgeon, impale, knife, lance, pierce, plunge in, poniard, run through, saber, spear, spike, spit, stab, stick, stiletto, sword, transfix, transpierce …

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  • 120 bite — Synonyms and related words: acerbity, acidity, acridity, acrimony, acuminate, acute pain, adhere to, afflict, agonize, ail, allotment, allowance, and sinker, astringency, auger, bait, be a sucker, be keen, be taken in, bear hug, benumb, big end,… …

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