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aristos

a person who has the taste, manners, etc., characteristic of members of an aristocracy. 4. an advocate of an aristocratic form of government

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armature

he rotating coil or coils of a dynamo or electric motor. a metal framework on which a sculpture is molded with clay or similar material.

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assignation

an appointment to meet someone in secret, typically one made by lovers. // an appointment to meet someone in secret, typically one made by lovers.

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astrolabe

an astronomical instrument for taking the altitude of the sun or stars and for the solution of other problems in astronomy and navigation:

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attribute

a specification that defines a property of an object, element, or file. It may also refer to or set the specific value for a given instance of such. For clarity, attributes should more correctly be considered metadata. An attribute is frequently and generally a property of a property. However, in actual usage, the term attribute can and is often treated as equivalent to a property depending on the technology being discussed. An attribute of an object usually consists of a name and a value; of an element, a type or class name; of a file, a name and extension. For example, in computer graphics, line objects can have attributes such as thickness (with real values), color (with descriptive values such as brown or green or values defined in a certain color model, such as RGB), dashing attributes, etc. A circle object can be defined in similar attributes plus an origin and radius.

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au courant

fashionable—aware of what is going on; well informed.

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azimuth

the angle between the north vector and the perpendicular projection of the star down onto the horizon. Azimuth is usually measured in degrees (°). The concept is used in navigation, astronomy, engineering, mapping, mining and artillery.

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balalaika

a Russian stringed musical instrument with a characteristic triangular body and three strings.

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baleen

a whale opens its mouth underwater and the whale takes in water. The whale then pushes the water out, and animals such as krill are filtered by the baleen and remain as food source for the whale.

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banister

the structure formed by uprights and a handrail at the side of a staircase.

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barcarole

a folk song sung by Venetian gondoliers, or a piece of music composed in that style

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bardolatry

he worship, particularly when considered excessive, of William Shakespeare

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barque

a type of sailing vessel with three or more masts having the fore- and mainmasts rigged squareand only the mizzen (the aftermost mast) rigged fore-and-aft.

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bathymetric

the study of underwater depth of lake or ocean floors.

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begirt

to gird about; encompass; surround

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begonia

native to moist subtropical and tropical climates. Some species are commonly grown indoors as ornamental houseplants in cooler climates

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bishopric

The diocese of a bishop

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blunderbore

folk and fairy tales include a giant named Blunderbore, most notably "Jack the Giant Killer". The stories usually associate him with the area of Penwith.

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bobolink

a small New World blackbird

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bollard

a post that prevents vehicles from going into an area where people can wait in the middle of a road

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borscht

a soup of Ukrainian[1] origin that is popular in many Eastern and Central European cuisines, it is made with beetroot as the main ingredient. In some countries, tomato is used as the main ingredient, while beetroot acts as a secondary ingredient

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briar

a common name for a number of unrelated thicket-forming thorny plants

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brickbat

a piece of brick, typically when used as a weapon. a remark or comment which is highly critical and typically insulting.

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brickbat

A piece, especially of brick, that is used as a weapon or missile. 2. An unfavorable remark; a criticism

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brio

enthusiastic vigor : vivacity, verve

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brocade

richly decorative shuttle-woven fabrics, often made in colored silks and with or without gold and silver threads

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brogan

a coarse, stout leather shoe reaching to the ankle.

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bronx cocktail

Four parts of gin, one part of orange juice and one part of Italian Vermouth. Shake thoroughly in ice and serve

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bruited

spread rumors

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bugbear

A cause of obsessive fear, irritation, or loathing.