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oewn13923115n  pillar  a thin pillar of smoke betrayed their campsite  anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower 
oewn13923453n  plume  a plume of smoke  anything that resembles a feather in shape or lightness 
oewn13923453n  plume  grass with large plumes  anything that resembles a feather in shape or lightness 
oewn13923748n  hoodoo  a tall sandstone hoodoo  (geology) a column of weathered and unusually shaped rock 
oewn13924278n  drop  he studied the shapes of lowviscosity drops  a shape that is spherical and small 
oewn13924278n  bead  beads of sweat on his forehead  a shape that is spherical and small 
oewn13925175n  point  the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points  a V shape 
oewn13927512n  dip  there was a dip in the road  a depression in an otherwise level surface 
oewn13927671n  cup  bees filled the waxen cups with honey  any cupshaped concavity 
oewn13927671n  cup  he wore a jock strap with a metal cup  any cupshaped concavity 
oewn13927671n  cup  the cup of her bra  any cupshaped concavity 
oewn13928281n  notch  mandibular notch  a Vshaped indentation 
oewn13928578n  sag  there was a sag in the chair seat  a shape that sags 
oewn13928798n  line  his face has many lines  a slight depression or fold in the smoothness of a surface 
oewn13928798n  wrinkle  ironing gets rid of most wrinkles  a slight depression or fold in the smoothness of a surface 
oewn13932904n  shapelessness  Despite its grotesque gargoyle shapelessness it was, of course, adorable  an amorphous or indefinite shape 
oewn13933131n  void  the huge desert voids  an empty area or space 
oewn13933131n  emptiness  the emptiness of outer space  an empty area or space 
oewn13933131n  vacuum  without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum  an empty area or space 
oewn13933399n  space  the architect left space in front of the building  an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things) 
oewn13933399n  space  they stopped at an open space in the jungle  an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things) 
oewn13933399n  space  the space between his teeth  an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things) 
oewn13933910n  hollow  hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks  a cavity or space in something 
oewn13934675n  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 
oewn13934887n  point  a row of points  a very small circular shape 
oewn13934887n  dot  draw lines between the dots  a very small circular shape 
oewn13935275n  tree  genealogical tree  a figure that branches from a single root 
oewn13936581n  cast  pottery of this cast was found throughout the region  the distinctive form in which a thing is made 
oewn13936864n  branch  he broke off one of the branches  a part of a forked or branching shape 
oewn13937280n  fork  they took the south fork  the region of the angle formed by the junction of two branches 
oewn13937280n  crotch  he climbed into the crotch of a tree  the region of the angle formed by the junction of two branches 
oewn13937488n  pocket  the trapped miners found a pocket of air  an enclosed space 
oewn13941420n  tongue  tongues of flame licked at the walls  any long thin projection that is transient 
oewn13942206n  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 
oewn92439239n  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. 
oewn92438964n  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. 
oewn92447290n  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. 
oewn92439377n  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. 
oewn92448346n  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. 
oewn92449693n  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. 
oewn92471253n  regular pentagon  A regular pentagon has five lines of reflectional symmetry, and rotational symmetry of order 5 (through 72°, 144°, 216° and 288°).  a pentagon in which the angles are all equal, and the sides all equal. 
oewn92446204n  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. 
oewn92449688n  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. 
oewn92447289n  regular prism  The height of a regular prism is the distance between the bases.  A right prism whose bases are regular polygons. 
oewn92439921n  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. 
oewn92471046n  square pyramid  The Great Pyramid of Giza is an example of a square pyramid.  a threedimensional geometric figure with a square base and four triangular sides that connect at one point; a pyramid with a square base. 
oewn92437754n  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. 
oewn92441126n  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. 
oewn92438963n  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. 
oewn92440987n  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 limaçon 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). 
oewn00001740a  able  able to swim  (usually followed by `to') having the necessary means or skill or knowhow or authority to do something 
oewn00001740a  able  she was able to program her computer  (usually followed by `to') having the necessary means or skill or knowhow or authority to do something 
oewn00001740a  able  we were at last able to buy a car  (usually followed by `to') having the necessary means or skill or knowhow or authority to do something 
oewn00001740a  able  able to get a grant for the project  (usually followed by `to') having the necessary means or skill or knowhow or authority to do something 
oewn00002098a  unable  unable to get to town without a car  (usually followed by `to') not having the necessary means or skill or knowhow 
oewn00002098a  unable  unable to obtain funds  (usually followed by `to') not having the necessary means or skill or knowhow 
oewn00002312a  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 
oewn00002527a  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 
oewn00003356a  nascent  the nascent chicks  being born or beginning 
oewn00003356a  nascent  a nascent insurgency  being born or beginning 
oewn00003552s  emergent  an emergent republic  coming into existence 
oewn00003828s  parturient  a parturient heifer  giving birth 
oewn00003938a  dying  a dying man  in or associated with the process of passing from life or ceasing to be 
oewn00003938a  dying  his dying wish  in or associated with the process of passing from life or ceasing to be 
oewn00003938a  dying  a dying fire  in or associated with the process of passing from life or ceasing to be 
oewn00003938a  dying  a dying civilization  in or associated with the process of passing from life or ceasing to be 
oewn00004295s  last  his last words  occurring at the time of death 
oewn00004295s  last  the last rites  occurring at the time of death 
oewn00004412a  abridged  an abridged version  (used of texts) shortened by condensing or rewriting 
oewn00004614s  cut  the drastically cut film  with parts removed 
oewn00004816s  potted  a potted version of a novel  (British informal) summarized or abridged 
oewn00004979a  unabridged  an unabridged novel  (used of texts) not shortened 
oewn00005204a  absolute  absolute loyalty  perfect or complete or pure 
oewn00005204a  absolute  absolute silence  perfect or complete or pure 
oewn00005204a  absolute  absolute truth  perfect or complete or pure 
oewn00005204a  absolute  absolute alcohol  perfect or complete or pure 
oewn00005472s  direct  the direct opposite  lacking compromising or mitigating elements; exact 
oewn00005598s  implicit  implicit trust  being without doubt or reserve 
oewn00005717s  infinite  God's infinite wisdom  total and allembracing 
oewn00005838s  living  she is a living doll  (informal) absolute 
oewn00005838s  living  scared the living daylights out of them  (informal) absolute 
oewn00005838s  living  beat the living hell out of him  (informal) absolute 
oewn00006050a  relative  a relative stranger  estimated by comparison; not absolute or complete 
oewn00006354a  absorbent  as absorbent as a sponge  having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids or energy etc.) 
oewn00006903s  assimilative  an assimilative substance  capable of taking (gas, light, or liquids) into a solution 
oewn00007227s  receptive  the paper is inkreceptive  able to absorb liquid (not repellent) 
oewn00007716s  thirsty  thirsty towels  able to take in large quantities of moisture 
oewn00008009s  repellent  a waterrepellent fabric  incapable of absorbing or mixing with 
oewn00008009s  resistant  plastic highly resistant to steam and water  incapable of absorbing or mixing with 
oewn00009365s  abstinent  not totally abstinent but abstemious  selfrestraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink 
oewn00009637s  austere  a desert nomad's austere life  practicing great selfdenial 
oewn00009637s  spartan  a spartan diet  practicing great selfdenial 
oewn00009637s  spartan  a spartan existence  practicing great selfdenial 
oewn00009997a  gluttonous  overfed women and their gluttonous husbands  given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink 
oewn00009997a  gluttonous  a gluttonous debauch  given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink 
oewn00009997a  gluttonous  a gluttonous appetite for food and praise and pleasure  given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink 
oewn00010556s  crapulent  crapulent sleep  suffering from excessive eating or drinking 
oewn00010556s  crapulous  a crapulous stomach  suffering from excessive eating or drinking 
oewn00010745s  edacious  edacious vultures  devouring or craving food in great quantities 
oewn00010745s  rapacious  a rapacious appetite  devouring or craving food in great quantities 