straight

  • 1 straight — [strāt] adj. [ME streght, pp. of strecchen, to STRETCH] 1. having the same direction throughout its length; having no curvature or angularity [a straight line] 2. not crooked, bent, bowed, wavy, curly, etc. [straight hair] 3. upright; erect… …

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  • 2 Straight — Straight, a. [Compar. {Straighter}; superl. {Straightest}.] [OE. strei?t, properly p. p. of strecchen to stretch, AS. streht, p. p. of streccan to stretch, to extend. See {Stretch}.] 1. Right, in a mathematical sense; passing from one point to… …

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  • 3 straight — ► ADJECTIVE 1) extending uniformly in one direction only; without a curve or bend. 2) properly positioned so as to be level, upright, or symmetrical. 3) in proper order or condition. 4) honest and direct. 5) (of thinking) clear and logical. 6) in …

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  • 4 Straight — is a term which may commonly refer to:* The quality or state of extending in one direction without turns, bends or curves; or being without influence or interruption * The personal character of displaying honesty or fairness * A poker hand… …

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  • 5 Straight 8 — is an independent filmmaking event founded in 1999 and based in the United Kingdom. The name is derived from the medium and editing style used to create the short films. Participants use Super 8 mm film (commonly referred to as Super 8), shooting …

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  • 6 Straight Up — ist ein Pop/R B Lied und ein Nummer eins Hit aus dem Jahre 1989 von der US amerikanischen Pop und R B Sängerin und Tänzerin Paula Abdul. Die Single erreichte 1989 Platz 1 der Billboard Hot 100 und brachte Abdul damit den kommerziellen Durchbruch …

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  • 7 Straight — (engl. ‚gerade‘, ‚geradeaus‘, ‚direkt‘, ‚geradlinig‘) bezeichnet: Straight (Album), Musikalbum von Tobias Regner Straight (Film), deutscher Spielfilm von Nicolas Flessa aus dem Jahr 2007 Straight acting, englischer Ausdruck für heterosexuell… …

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  • 8 straight — straight; straight·en; straight·en·er; straight·ish; straight·ly; straight·ness; straight·for·ward·ly; straight·for·ward·ness; …

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  • 9 Straight — Straight, adv. In a straight manner; directly; rightly; forthwith; immediately; as, the arrow went straight to the mark. Floating straight. Shak. [1913 Webster] I know thy generous temper well; Fling but the appearance of dishonor on it, It… …

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  • 10 straight — 〈[strɛıt] Adj.; undekl.; umg.〉 1. konsequent 2. 〈abwertend〉 lässig 3. 〈Sexualität〉 heterosexuell; Ggs gay 4. 〈Drogenszene〉 in Ordnung, sauber (von Rauschgift) [engl., „gerade, aufrecht, direkt“] * * * straight [streɪt ] <Adj.> [engl., eigtl …

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  • 11 straight — [adj1] aligned; not curved beeline*, collinear, consecutive, continuous, direct, erect, even, horizontal, in a line, in a row, inflexible, in line, invariable, level, like an arrow*, lineal, linear, near, nonstop, perpendicular, plumb,… …

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  • 12 Straight Up — may refer to:* Straight Up (album), an album by United Kingdom rock music group Badfinger * Straight Up (song), a song by Paula Abdul * Straight Up (Chanté Moore song), a song by Chanté Moore * Straight Up (TV series), a Canadian television… …

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  • 13 Straight — Données clés Réalisation Nicolas Flessa Scénario Nicolas Flessa Acteurs principaux Eralp Uzun Beba Ebner Florian Sonnefeld Oktay Özdemir Özgür Özata Hacan Can Genre Drame Durée 60 min …

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  • 14 straight — straight, strait 1. Straight is a Middle English past participle of the verb stretch and has many meanings in modern English, primarily ‘extending uniformly in the same direction without a curve or bend’. Strait, which has the basic meaning… …

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  • 15 straight´en|er — straight|en «STRAY tuhn», transitive verb. 1. to make straight: »Straighten your shoulders. He straightened the bent pin. 2. to put in the proper order or condition: »to straighten out an account. Please straighten up your room. –v.i. 1. to… …

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  • 16 straight|en — «STRAY tuhn», transitive verb. 1. to make straight: »Straighten your shoulders. He straightened the bent pin. 2. to put in the proper order or condition: »to straighten out an account. Please straighten up your room. –v.i. 1. to become straight:… …

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  • 17 Straight — Straight, a. A variant of {Strait}, a. [Obs. or R.] [1913 Webster] Egypt is a long country, but it is straight, that is to say, narrow. Sir J. Mandeville. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 18 Straight — Straight, n. (Poker) A hand of five cards in consecutive order as to value; a sequence. When they are of one suit, it is calles straight flush. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 19 Straight — der; s, s u. Straight|flush [ streitflʌʃ] der; [s], es [...ʃiz, ...ʃis] <aus gleichbed. engl. straight (flush)> Sequenz von fünf Karten der gleichen Farbe beim Pokerspiel …

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  • 20 Straight — Straight, v. t. To straighten. [R.] A Smith. [1913 Webster] …

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