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Engine

Engine 1. (pronounced, in this sense,) natural capacity; ability; skill. A man hath sapiences three, memory, engine, and... Read More

Stationary

stationary 1. Not moving; not appearing to move; stable; fixed. Charles Wesley, who is a more stationary man, does not... Read More

Steam

steam 1. To emit steam or vapor. My brother's ghost hangs hovering there, O'er his warm blood, that steams into the air.... Read More

Brake

Brake 1. (Science: botany) a fern of the genus Pteris, especially. The P. Aquilina, common in almost all countries. It has... Read More

Eccentric

Eccentric 1. Deviating or departing from the center, or from the line of a circle; as, an eccentric or elliptical orbit;... Read More

Atmospheric

Atmospheric --> atmospherical 1. Of or pertaining to the atmosphere; of the nature of, or resembling, the atmosphere; as,... Read More

Graduate

Graduate 1. One who has received an academical or professional degree; one who has completed the prescribed course of study... Read More

Receiver

receiver 1. One who takes or receives in any manner. 2. A person appointed, ordinarily by a court, to receive, and hold in... Read More

Vertical

vertical 1. Of or pertaining to the vertex; situated at the vertex, or highest point; directly overhead, or in the zenith;... Read More

Rack

rack 1. An instrument or frame used for stretching, extending, retaining, or displaying, something. Specifically: An engine... Read More

Triple

triple 1. Consisting of three united; multiplied by three; threefold; as, a triple knot; a triple tie. By thy triple shape... Read More

Forcing

Forcing 1. The accomplishing of any purpose violently, precipitately, prematurely, or with unusual expedition. 2. (Science:... Read More

Vapor

vapor To send off in vapor, or as if in vapor; as, to vapor away a heated fluid. Alternative forms: vapour He'd laugh to see... Read More

Marine

Marine 1. Of or pertaining to the sea; having to do with the ocean, or with navigation or naval affairs; nautical; as,... Read More

Horsepower

Horsepower 1. The power which a horse exerts. 2. (Science: machinery) a unit of power, used in stating the power required to... Read More

Garden

Garden 1. A piece of ground appropriates to the cultivation of herbs, fruits, flowers, or vegetables. 2. A rich,... Read More

Electromagnetic

Electromagnetic (Science: physics) Of, Pertaining to, or produced by, magnetism which is developed by the passage of an... Read More

Disk

Disk 1. A discus; a quoit. Some whirl the disk, and some the javelin dart. (Pope) 2. A flat, circular plate; as, a disk of... Read More

"Mummified" Dinosaur Discovered In Montana

By Hillary Mayell An onsite restoration drawing of how "Leonardo" may... Read More

Torpedo

torpedo Origin: L. Torpedo, -inis, from torpere to be stiff, numb, or torpid. See Torpid. 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of... Read More

Ram

ram 1. The male of the sheep and allied animals. In some parts of England a ram is called a tup. 2. (Science: astronomy)... Read More

Scorpion

scorpion 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of pulmonate arachnids of the order scorpiones, having a... Read More

Duplex

Duplex duplex escapement, a peculiar kind of watch escapement, in which the scape-wheel has two sets of teeth. duplex lathe,... Read More

Tanks

tank A large basin or cistern; an artificial receptacle for liquids. Tank engine, a locomotive which carries the water and... Read More

Fork

Fork 1. An instrument consisting consisting of a handle with a shank terminating in two or more prongs or tines, which are... Read More

Trailing

trailing (Science: botany) Trailing spring, a spring fixed in the axle box of the trailing wheels of a locomotive engine,... Read More

Displacement

Displacement 1. The act of displacing, or the state of being displaced; a putting out of place. The quantity of anything, as... Read More

Pack

pack 1. A bundle made up and prepared to be carried; especially, a bundle to be carried on the back; a load for an animal; a... Read More

Gauge

Gauge 1. A measure; a standard of measure; an instrument to determine dimensions, distance, or capacity; a standard. This... Read More

Genius

Genius Origin: L. Genius, prop, the superior or divine nature which is innate in everything, the spirit, the tutelar deity... Read More

Exhaust

Exhaust 1. Drained; exhausted; having expended or lost its energy. 2. Pertaining to steam, air, gas, etc, that is released... Read More

Swing

swing 1. The act of swinging; a waving, oscillating, or vibratory motion of a hanging or pivoted object; oscillation; as,... Read More

Pipe

pipe 1. A wind instrument of music, consisting of a tube or tubes of straw, reed, wood, or metal; any tube which produces... Read More

Pile

pile 1. To lay or throw into a pile or heap; to heap up; to collect into a mass; to accumulate; to amass; often with up; as,... Read More

Load

Load 1. To lay a load or burden on or in, as on a horse or in a cart; to charge with a load, as a gun; to furnish with a... Read More

Gin

Gin 1. To catch in a trap. 2. To clear of seeds by a machine; as, to gin cotton. Origin: Ginned; Ginning. 1. Contrivance;... Read More

Slide

slide 1. The act of sliding; as, a slide on the ice. 2. Smooth, even passage or progress. A better slide into their... Read More

Shaft

shaft 1. The slender, smooth stem of an arrow; hence, an arrow. His sleep, his meat, his drink, is him bereft, That lean he... Read More

Switches

switch 1. To strike with a switch or small flexible rod; to whip. 2. To swing or whisk; as, to switch a cane. 3. To trim,... Read More