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Water rail

water rail (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of rails of the genus Rallus, as the common European species... Read More

Edges

Edge 1. To move sideways; to move gradually; as, edge along this way. 2. To sail close to the wind. I must edge up on a... Read More

The Sanctity of Human Life

Human beings have the privilege of being able to think both absolutely and abstractly, to feel both happiness and sorrow,... Read More

Back

Back 1. Being at the back or in the rear; distant; remote; as, the back door; back settlements. 2. Being in arrear; overdue;... Read More

Bridge

Bridge 1. To build a bridge or bridges on or over; as, to bridge a river. Their simple engineering bridged with felled trees... Read More

Rack

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

Oar

oar 1. An implement for impelling a boat, being a slender piece of timber, usually ash or spruce, with a grip or handle at... Read More

Wedge

wedge 1. To cleave or separate with a wedge or wedges, or as with a wedge; to rive. My heart, as wedged with a sigh, would... Read More

Ramp

ramp 1. To spring; to leap; to bound; to rear; to prance; to become rampant; hence, to frolic; to romp. 2. To move by leaps,... 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

The Carbon Footprint of Australian Health Care

Carbon footprints in health care system attributes to the planetary threat of climate change. Major countries like USA and... Read More