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travertine

a form of limestone deposited by mineral springs, especially hot springs.Travertine often has a fibrous or concentric appearance and exists in white, tan, cream-colored, and even rusty varieties.

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treadle

a lever or the like worked by continual action of the foot to impart motion to a machine. a platform, as on a bus or trolleycar, for opening an exit door.

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treadle

a part of a machine which is operated by the foot to produce reciprocating or rotary motion in a machine such as a weaving loom (reciprocating) or grinder (rotary). Treadles can also be used to power waterpumps (as in the treadle pump), or to turn wood lathes (as in the pole lathe).

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tumbril

A two-wheeled cart, especially a farmer's cart that can be tilted to dump a load. 2. A crude cart used to carry condemned prisoners to their place of execution

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tuple

an ordered list of elements. for example, (2, 7, 4, 1, 7) denotes a 5-

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twaddle

trivial or foolish speech or writing; nonsense.

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umbra

the innermost and darkest part of a shadow, where the light source is completely blocked by the occluding body

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ungulate

a diverse group of large mammals that includes horses, cattle, pigs giraffes, camels, deer, hippopotamuses, whales and dolphins. Most of them use the tips of their toes, usually hoofed, to sustain their whole body weight while moving.

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valence

used in psychology, especially in discussing emotions, means the intrinsic attractiveness (positive valence) or aversiveness (negative valence) of an event, object, or situation. However, the term is also used to characterize and categorize specific emotions.

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valkryie

any of the maidens of Odin who choose the heroes to be slain in battle and conduct them to Valhalla

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van dyke collar

A large collar of linen or lace having a deeply indented or scalloped edge.

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varlet

A servant or attendant.
n. Specifically, a youth acting as a knight's attendant at the beginning of his training for knighthood.
n. A rogue or scoundrel.

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vasomotor

Relating to the nerves and muscles that cause blood vessels to constrict or dilate.

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vellum

refers to a parchment made from calf skin, as opposed to that from other animals.[2] It is prepared for writing or printing on, to produce single pages, scrolls, codices or books. The term is sometimes used with a more general meaning referring to finer-quality parchments made from a variety of animal skins.

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veridical

coinciding with reality.

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veridical

truthful; coinciding with reality

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vesicle

a fluid- or air-filled cavity or sac, in particular.

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vestry

a room in or a building attached to a church, in which the vestments, and sometimes liturgical objects, are kept; sacristy.

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vibrissa

any of the long stiff hairs growing around the mouth or elsewhere on the face of many mammals, used as organs of touch; whiskers.

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victorla

The Victor Talking Machine Company brand of wind-up phonograph; a generic name for wind-up phonographs

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vireo

small to medium-sized passerine birds restricted to the New World. They are typically dull-plumaged and greenish in color, the smaller species resembling wood warblers apart from their heavier bills

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virgule

thin sloping line, used as a comma in medieval MSS, 1837, from French virgule, from Latin virgula "punctuation mark," literally "little twig,"

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voxel

a combination of "volume" and "pixel" —cf minecraft

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watercress

a rapidly growing, aquatic or semi-aquatic, perennial plant native to Europe and Asia, and one of the oldest known leaf vegetables consumed by humans

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weir

a barrier across a river designed to alter its flow characteristics. In most cases, weirs take the form of obstructions smaller than most conventional dams, pooling water behind them while also allowing it to flow steadily over their tops.

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welter

move in a turbulent fashion. a confused mixture

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weskit

an informal word for waistcoat

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wigwam

a domed room dwelling formerly used by certain Native American and Canadian First Nationstribes, and still used for ceremonial purposes

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wildering

cause to lose one's way; lead or drive astray.

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wisteria

a plant that grows as a thick vine with large bunches of purple or white flowers.