(Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of rails of the genus Rallus, as the common European species... Read More
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
Human beings have the privilege of being able to think both absolutely and abstractly, to feel both happiness and sorrow,... Read More
1. Being at the back or in the rear; distant; remote; as, the back door; back settlements.
2. Being in arrear; overdue;... Read More
1. To build a bridge or bridges on or over; as, to bridge a river. Their simple engineering bridged with felled trees... Read More
1. An instrument or frame used for stretching, extending, retaining, or displaying, something. Specifically: An engine... Read More
Origin: L. Torpedo, -inis, from torpere to be stiff, numb, or torpid. See Torpid.
1. (Science: zoology) Any one of... Read More
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
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
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
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
Carbon footprints in health care system attributes to the planetary threat of climate change. Major countries like USA and... Read More