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seriatim

taking one subject after another in regular order; point by point

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shawm

Any of various early double-reed wind instruments, forerunners of the modern oboe.

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shebang construct

the structure of something, as of an organization, contrivance, or affair // and tells the parent shell which interpreter should be used to execute the script.

#!/usr/bin/perl

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shilly-shally

in an irresolute, undecided, or hesitating manner.

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sneakernet

an informal term describing the transfer of electronic information, especially computer files, by physically moving removable media such as magnetic tape, floppy disks, compact discs, USB flash drives (thumb drives, USB stick) or external hard drives from one computer to another, usually in lieu of transmitting the information over a computer network.

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soapwort

the leaves of this plant were used long ago to make a cleaning lather. Also called bouncing bet, it grows easily along arid roadsides and other difficult places -- showing how easy it is to grow.

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spangle

a small thin piece of glittering material, typically used in quantity to ornament a dress; a sequin

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spindle

something shaped like a long, thin rod; especially : a long, thin part of a machine which turns around something or around which something turns

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spirochete

a group of spiral-shaped bacteria, some of which are serious pathogens for humans, causing such diseases as syphilis, yaws, Lyme disease, and relapsing fever.

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stippled

(in drawing, painting, and engraving) mark (a surface) with numerous small dots or specks.

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stroboscopic

Any of various instruments used to observe moving objects by making them appear stationary, especially with pulsed illumination or mechanical devices that intermittently interrupt observation. B line

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structured programming

a subset of procedural programming that enforces a logical structure on the program being written to make it more efficient and easier to understand and modify.

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sulchi

a depression or groove in the cerebral cortex. It surrounds a gyrus (pl. gyri), creating the characteristic folded appearance of the brain in humans and othermammals. Sulci are one of three parts of the cerebral cortex, the others being the gyri and the fissures. The three different parts create a larger surface area for the human brain and other mammalian brains. When looking at the human brain, two-thirds of the surface is hidden in the grooves.

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sulli

The sexual act of receiving fellatio while having one or two fingers simultaneously pumped into the anus

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surite

A monoclinic mineral containing aluminum, carbon, copper, fluorine, hydrogen, iron, lead, oxygen, silicon, and sodium.

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syncope

a short loss of consciousnessand muscle strength, characterized by a fast onset, short duration, and spontaneous recovery. It is due to a decrease in blood flow to the entire brain usually from low blood pressure.

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systole

the normal rhythmical contraction of the heart, during which the blood in the chambers is forced onward. Classical Prosody . the shortening of a syllable regularly long.

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tabid

Wasting away, declining

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tallow

a rendered form of beef or mutton fat, processed from suet. It is solid at room temperature

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techne

a term, etymologically derived from the Greek word τέχνη, that is often translated as "craftsmanship",

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terminal

a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves
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n
electronic equipment consisting of a device providing access to a computer; has a keyboard and display

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terotegenic

a drug or other substance capable of interfering with the development of a fetus, causing birth defects.

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terrazo

a composite material, poured in place or precast, which is used for floor and wall treatments. It consists of marble, quartz, granite, glass, or other suitable chips, sprinkled or unsprinkled, and poured with a binder that is cementitious, chemical, or a combination of both.

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tesselated

A tessellation of a flat surface is the tiling of a plane using one or more geometric shapes, called tiles, with no overlaps and no gaps.

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tocsin

an alarm bell or the ringing of it. 2. : a warning signal

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tog

To dress or clothe: togged herself in ski pants....a measure of thermal resistance of a unit area, also known as thermal insulance, commonly used in the textile industry, and often seen quoted on, for example, duvets and carpet underlay

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torc

a neck ornament consisting of a band of twisted metal, worn especially by the ancient Gauls and Britons.

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tourmaline

its long journey up from the centre of the Earth, passed over a rainbow. In doing so, it assumed all the colours of the rainbow. And that is why it is still referred to as the 'gemstone of the rainbow' today.

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transmigration

to cause to go from one state of existence or place to another

of the soul : to pass at death from one body or being to another

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transpose

cause (two or more things) to change places with each other