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pillar
a thin pillar of smoke betrayed their campsite
anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower
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plume
a plume of smoke
anything that resembles a feather in shape or lightness
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plume
grass with large plumes
anything that resembles a feather in shape or lightness
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hoodoo
a tall sandstone hoodoo
(geology) a column of weathered and unusually shaped rock
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drop
he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
a shape that is spherical and small
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bead
beads of sweat on his forehead
a shape that is spherical and small
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point
the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points
a V shape
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dip
there was a dip in the road
a depression in an otherwise level surface
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cup
bees filled the waxen cups with honey
any cup-shaped concavity
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cup
he wore a jock strap with a metal cup
any cup-shaped concavity
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cup
the cup of her bra
any cup-shaped concavity
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notch
mandibular notch
a V-shaped indentation
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sag
there was a sag in the chair seat
a shape that sags
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line
his face has many lines
a slight depression or fold in the smoothness of a surface
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wrinkle
ironing gets rid of most wrinkles
a slight depression or fold in the smoothness of a surface
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shapelessness
Despite its grotesque gargoyle shapelessness it was, of course, adorable
an amorphous or indefinite shape
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void
the huge desert voids
an empty area or space
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emptiness
the emptiness of outer space
an empty area or space
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vacuum
without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum
an empty area or space
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space
the architect left space in front of the building
an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)
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space
they stopped at an open space in the jungle
an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)
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space
the space between his teeth
an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)
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hollow
hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks
a cavity or space in something
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pocket
the ball hit the pocket and gave him a perfect strike
(bowling) the space between the headpin and the pins behind it on the right or left
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point
a row of points
a very small circular shape
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dot
draw lines between the dots
a very small circular shape
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tree
genealogical tree
a figure that branches from a single root
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cast
pottery of this cast was found throughout the region
the distinctive form in which a thing is made
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branch
he broke off one of the branches
a part of a forked or branching shape
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fork
they took the south fork
the region of the angle formed by the junction of two branches
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crotch
he climbed into the crotch of a tree
the region of the angle formed by the junction of two branches
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pocket
the trapped miners found a pocket of air
an enclosed space
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tongue
tongues of flame licked at the walls
any long thin projection that is transient
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washout
it was several days after the storm before they could repair the washout and open the road
the channel or break produced by erosion of relatively soft soil by water
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dihedral angle
Plane A which contains an isosceles right triangle forms a dihedral angle of 60 degrees with another plane B.
the angle between two planes.
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demand curve
However, the demand curve of each oligopolist will be more elastic than the demand curve for the industry as a whole.
In economics, the graph depicting the relationship between the price of a certain commodity and the amount of it that consumers are willing and able to purchase at that given price.
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right prism
The lateral area of a right prism is the sum of the areas of all the lateral faces.
a prism that has exactly two bases and whose other sides are all rectangles that are perpendicular to these bases.
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polygonal chain
The upper convex hull is a polygonal chain that connects the leftmost point in P to the rightmost one.
in geometry, a connected series of line segments.
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regular pyramid
The altitude of a lateral face of a regular pyramid is the slant height.
a pyramid whose base is a regular polygon and whose vertex is on the perpendicular to the base through its center.
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tangent curve
The shape of the tangent curve is the same for each full rotation of the angle and so the function is called 'periodic'.
a plane curve that is the graph of the equation y = tan x, where x is an angle.
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regular pentagon
A regular pentagon has five lines of reflectional symmetry, and rotational symmetry of order 5 (through 72掳, 144掳, 216掳 and 288掳).
a pentagon in which the angles are all equal, and the sides all equal.
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supply curve
By its very nature, conceptualizing a supply curve requires the firm to be a perfect competitor (i.e. to have no influence over the market price).
in economics, graphic representation of the relationship between product price and quantity of product that a seller is willing and able to supply.
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cosine curve
The shape of the cosine curve is the same for each full rotation of the angle and so the function is called 'periodic'.
a curve whose equation in Cartesian coordinates is of the form y = a cos x.
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regular prism
The height of a regular prism is the distance between the bases.
A right prism whose bases are regular polygons.
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Pythagorean triangle
Conversely, if (x, y, z) is a Pythagorean triangle, then. (x/t9 y/t, z/t) is a primitive Pythagorean triangle provided (xs y) = t.
A right triangle in which the lengths of the sides are three positive integers a, b, and c, such that a^2 + b^2 = c^2.
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square pyramid
The Great Pyramid of Giza is an example of a square pyramid.
a three-dimensional geometric figure with a square base and four triangular sides that connect at one point; a pyramid with a square base.
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pedal curve
The pedal curve of an ellipse, with its focus as pedal point, is a circle.
the curve resulting from the orthogonal projection of a fixed point on the tangent lines of a given curve.
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brachistochrone
The brachistochrone is a cycloid with a horizontal base and with its cusp at the point A.
a curve between two points along which a body can move under gravity in a shorter time than for any other curve.
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indifference curve
Since every (X , Y) combination will have an indifference curve passing through it, we can add a third axis stretching upward from the bottom left corner of the figure measuring the degree to which the individual's preferences are satisfied, and visualize the infinitely many indifference curves as representing a smooth surface that rises as the consumption of commodities X and Y increase.
In microeconomic theory, a graph showing different bundles of goods between which a consumer is indifferent.
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conchoid
If you consider a point on a radius of the rolling curve in generating a cardioid that is not on its circumference, the result is a conchoid called the lima莽on of Pascal.
Any of a family of curves defined as the locus of points p, such that each p is on a line that passes through a given fixed point P and intersects a given curve, C, and the distance from p to the point of intersection with C is a specified constant (note that for nontrivial cases two such points p satisfy the criteria, and the resultant curve has two parts).
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able
able to swim
(usually followed by `to') having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something
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able
she was able to program her computer
(usually followed by `to') having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something
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able
we were at last able to buy a car
(usually followed by `to') having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something
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able
able to get a grant for the project
(usually followed by `to') having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something
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unable
unable to get to town without a car
(usually followed by `to') not having the necessary means or skill or know-how
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unable
unable to obtain funds
(usually followed by `to') not having the necessary means or skill or know-how
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abaxial
the abaxial surface of a leaf is the underside or side facing away from the stem
facing away from the axis of an organ or organism
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adaxial
the upper side of a leaf is known as the adaxial surface
nearest to or facing toward the axis of an organ or organism
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nascent
the nascent chicks
being born or beginning
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nascent
a nascent insurgency
being born or beginning
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emergent
an emergent republic
coming into existence
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parturient
a parturient heifer
giving birth
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dying
a dying man
in or associated with the process of passing from life or ceasing to be
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dying
his dying wish
in or associated with the process of passing from life or ceasing to be
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dying
a dying fire
in or associated with the process of passing from life or ceasing to be
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dying
a dying civilization
in or associated with the process of passing from life or ceasing to be
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last
his last words
occurring at the time of death
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last
the last rites
occurring at the time of death
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abridged
an abridged version
(used of texts) shortened by condensing or rewriting
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cut
the drastically cut film
with parts removed
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potted
a potted version of a novel
(British informal) summarized or abridged
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unabridged
an unabridged novel
(used of texts) not shortened
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absolute
absolute loyalty
perfect or complete or pure
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absolute
absolute silence
perfect or complete or pure
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absolute
absolute truth
perfect or complete or pure
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absolute
absolute alcohol
perfect or complete or pure
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direct
the direct opposite
lacking compromising or mitigating elements; exact
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implicit
implicit trust
being without doubt or reserve
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infinite
God's infinite wisdom
total and all-embracing
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living
she is a living doll
(informal) absolute
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living
scared the living daylights out of them
(informal) absolute
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living
beat the living hell out of him
(informal) absolute
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relative
a relative stranger
estimated by comparison; not absolute or complete
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absorbent
as absorbent as a sponge
having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids or energy etc.)
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assimilative
an assimilative substance
capable of taking (gas, light, or liquids) into a solution
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receptive
the paper is ink-receptive
able to absorb liquid (not repellent)
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thirsty
thirsty towels
able to take in large quantities of moisture
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repellent
a water-repellent fabric
incapable of absorbing or mixing with
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resistant
plastic highly resistant to steam and water
incapable of absorbing or mixing with
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abstinent
not totally abstinent but abstemious
self-restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink
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austere
a desert nomad's austere life
practicing great self-denial
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spartan
a spartan diet
practicing great self-denial
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spartan
a spartan existence
practicing great self-denial
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gluttonous
over-fed women and their gluttonous husbands
given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink
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gluttonous
a gluttonous debauch
given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink
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gluttonous
a gluttonous appetite for food and praise and pleasure
given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink
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crapulent
crapulent sleep
suffering from excessive eating or drinking
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crapulous
a crapulous stomach
suffering from excessive eating or drinking
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edacious
edacious vultures
devouring or craving food in great quantities
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rapacious
a rapacious appetite
devouring or craving food in great quantities