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various [ 'vɛəriəs] a.各种各样的,不同的

various ['vɛəriəs] a. 各种各样的,不同的, 多方面的, 多样的

various ['vɛəriəs] 各种的

窗口行业 various service trades

平等互利、讲求实效、形式多样、共同发展的方针 pursuing practical results, adopting various waysand seeking common development/ the principle of equality, mutual benefit, efficiency, diversity andmutual development

政府搭台,部门推动,企业唱戏 "Governments set up the stage, various departments cooperate and enterprise put in the show. "

Many leaders of government always go into raptures at the mere mention of artistic and cultural projects. They are forever talking about the nice parks, the smart sculptures in central city and the art galleries with various valuable rarities. Nothing, they maintain, is more essential than such projects in the economic growth.
只要一提起艺术和文化项目,一些政府领导就会兴奋不已,他们滔滔不绝地说着美丽的公园,城市中心漂亮的雕塑,还有满是稀世珍宝的艺术展览馆。他们认为在经济发展中,没有什么比这些艺术项目更重要了。

Many young people always go into raptures at the merely mention of buying fashion clothes. And they seem to be attracted by colorful material, various styles of fashion clothes. There is nothing, they maintain, that can't be compared with fashion clothes. In fact, fashion clothes had become indispensable part of youngster's life.
许多年轻人一提到时尚服装就兴高采烈。他们似乎被时尚服装那多彩的面料,各种不同的款式所吸引。 111. Many people seem to overlook the basic fact: the major function of clothing is to keep us warm and comfortable.
许多人似乎忽视了这个基本事实:衣服的基本功能是保持我们舒适和温暖。

Increase capital and reduce debts through various channels 多渠道增资减债

Develop various modes of operation and marketing 发展多种营销方式

Coexistance of various economic composition 多种经济成分共存

local government at various levels 各级地方政府

officials at various government levels 各级政府官员

Love has various lodgings; the same word does not always signify the same thing.
爱拥有形形色色的住所,同一个词不总是意味着同样的东西。

Nature is by no means inferior to art, and no works of art is not the imitation of various phenomena of nature.
自然绝对不低于艺术,艺术作品无一不是对种种自然现象的模仿。

The philosophers have only interpreted the world in various ways; the point is to change it.
哲学家们只是以不同的方式解释世界,而问题在于改变世界。

There are various indications that another financial crisis is coming soon.
种种迹象表明即将爆发新的金融危机。

Make a list of the various options.
把各种选择列一张表出来。

He tried various different jobs and in the end became a tourist guide.
他尝试做过各种不同的工作,最后当了一名导游。

The Port of Shanghai is filled with vessels of various kinds.
上海港停满了各种各样的船只。

Roseenblatt’s thematic analysis permits considerable objectivity; he even explicitly states that it is not his intention to judge the merit of the various works—yet his reluctance seems misplaced, especially since an attempt to appraise might have led to interesting results.
Roseenblatt的主题分析非常有客观性,他甚至明确地说他并不愿判断各种作品的价值—但他的说法似乎有些不对头,特别是有时赞美的尝试可能产生有趣的结果。

Various objects were on the table.
桌子上摆着各种各样的物体。

The various items of your order will be packed into bundles of suitable size for shipment.
你们定单上的各种货物被打成各种大小不同的捆儿,以便于运输。

A It’s difficult deciding on a future career.
A 决定将来的事业是一件很难的事情。
B What do you mean?
B 你的意思是?
A Just now, I’m not sure what kind of work I like.
A 目前,我不太确定我喜欢做什么工作。
B I suppose there are lots of different paths you could take.
B 我想你有很多条路可以选择。
A Yes, to some degree. But I’m just not sure which is the best. I don’t want to work in an office all my life.
A 是的,在某种程度上是这样。但是我不太确定哪个是最好的选择。我不想一辈子在办公室里工作。
B The best thing is to try various jobs and see which you like most.
B 最好的办法是尝试各种工作,看看你最喜欢哪一个。

You can use the word back / back in various ways when you talk about coming and going to places, eg: I’ll go back to London with her / I’ll go back to London with her. eg: I’ll be back in Beijing soon / I’ll be back in Beijing soon. eg: I will come back to the hotel this evening / I will come back to the hotel this evening.
当你谈论来去某地时可以用back /回来这个词。例如:I’ll go back to London with her / 我将和她一起回伦敦。 eg: I’ll be back in Beijing soon /我将很快回北京。I will come back to the hotel this evening /我今晚将回旅馆。

You can talk about different lengths of time in various ways, eg: the whole time / the whole time eg: most of the time / most of the time eg: Most of the time we’ll be in Beijing / Most of the time we’ll be in Beijing.
你可以用不同的方法谈论时间的长短。例如the whole time /整个时间;most of the time /大部分时间。例如:Most of the time we’ll be in Beijing /大部分时间我们都将在北京。

There are various words you can use to describe something like the Olympics, or events such as the marathon, eg: The Olympics are exciting / The Olympics are exciting. eg: The marathon is a tough race / The marathon is a tough race.
有很多的词汇可以用来描述像奥运会这样的事件,或者像马拉松这样的比赛项目。例如:The Olympics are exciting /奥运比赛将激动人心。The marathon is a tough race /马拉松是一项艰苦的比赛。

There are various ways to describe somewhere full of people, eg: busy / busy ; crowded / crowded ; Everywhere in Beijing will be crowded / Everywhere in Beijing will be crowded. Remember also the way you can describe traffic, eg: The traffic will be really heavy / The traffic will be really heavy.
描述某处人潮拥挤有不同的方法,例如busy /热闹; crowded / 拥挤 :
Everywhere in Beijing will be crowded /北京到处都会非常拥挤。也请记住描述交通情况的用法。例如:The traffic will be really heavy /交通将相当拥挤。

Remember the various ways you can use the verb help / help, eg: It should help cut pollution / It should help cut pollution. The new metro should help reduce traffic / The new metro should help reduce traffic.
记住动词help / 帮助的不同用法, 例如: It should help cut pollution /这应该对减少污染有帮助。The new metro should help reduce traffic /新的地铁线路将有助于缓解交通拥挤的状况。

When you talk about someone’s language skills, you can say various things, eg: She can speak basic Chinese / She can speak basic Chinese: She speaks French and a little Spanish / She speaks French and a little Spanish.
当你谈论某人的语言技能时,你可以说不同的方面。例如:She can speak basic Chinese /她能讲一些基本的汉语。She speaks French and a little Spanish /她讲法语和一点西班牙语。

A Where can I buy cigarettes?
A 我可以在哪里买到烟?
B There’s a shop on the first floor of the hotel.
B 在宾馆一楼有一家商店。
A I’m also looking for a map – a street map of Beijing. Where can I buy that?
A 我还需要一张地图-你长北京的街道地图。在哪里能买到呢?
B In the same shop. They sell various things, including newspapers and postcards.
B 在同样的那家店。他们卖很多不同的东西,还有报纸和明信片。

The extent of insurance is stipulated in the basic policy form and in the various risk clause.
保险的范围写在基本保险单和各种险别的条款里。

不同的 varied; different; disparate; dissimilar; distinct; diverse; variant; various; another

If you are pleased about something you can say various things, e.g.: I’m glad . . . / I’m glad. . : I’m happy . . . / I’m happy; I’m pleased. . / I’m pleased . . .
如果你对某事感到满意,你可以用几种不同的方式来表达,例如:I’m glad . . . / 我很高兴… ; I’m happy . . . /我很高兴…; I’m pleased. . /我很高兴. . .

各地 [gè dì] /in all parts of (a country)/various regions/

各个 [gè ge ] /various/each/separately one-by-one/

各国 [gè guó] /each country/every country/various countries/

各式各样 [gè shì gè yàng] /(of) all kinds and sorts/various/

各种 [gè zhǒng] /every kind of/all kinds of/various kinds/

各种各样 [gè zhǒng gè yàng] /various sorts and varieties/

商榷 [shāng què] /(v) discuss; bring up and analyze various ideas/

收购 [shōu gòu] /(v) purchase from various places/

杂 [zá] /mixed/miscellaneous/various/to mix/

诸 [zhū] /(surname)/all/many/various/

诸如 [zhū rú] /(various things) such as/such as (the following)/

Since the dawn of human ingenuity, people have devised ever more cunning tools to cope with work that is dangerous, boring, burdensome, or just plain nasty.
从人类最初有了智慧至今,人们一直在设计日益巧妙的工具来处理那些危险的、枯燥的、繁重的或者只是一般肮脏的工作。
That compulsion has resulted in robotics — the science of conferring various human capabilities on machines.
这种不得已的行为导致了机器人科学的产生——一门将人类的能力赋予机器的科学。
And if scientists have yet to create the mechanical version of science fiction, they have begun to come close.
如果科学家们还没有在机械上实现科幻小说的幻想,那么他们也已经很接近这个目标了。

The attacks on ambition are many and come from various angles; its public defenders are few and unimpressive, where they are not extremely unattractive.
对雄心的攻击非常之多,出自各种不同的角度;公开为之辩解的则少之又少,虽不能说他们是完全没有吸引力的,但却未能给人们留下深刻印象。

Of course, the basics of using any computer these days are very simple. It does not take a lifelong acquaintance to pick up various software programs.
当然,目前计算机的基本操作非常简单。不需要花毕生的时间去熟悉各种不同的软件程序的使用。

"Is this what you intended to accomplish with your careers?" Senator Robert Dole asked Time Warner executives last week.
"You have sold your souls, but must you corrupt our nation and threaten our children as well?"
At Time Warner, however, such questions are simply the latest manifestation of the soul-searching that has involved the company ever since the company was born in 1990.
It's a self-examination that has, at various times, involved issues of responsibility, creative freedom and the corporate bottom line.
参议员罗伯特·多尔上星期质问时代华纳公司高级人员时说:“难道这就是你们要成就的事业吗?你们已经出卖了自己的灵魂,难道你们还非要腐化我们的国家,威胁我们的孩子不成?”不过,对于成立于1990年的时代华纳公司而言,
这样的质问仅仅只是公司自我反思的最新表白,是在不同时期涉及责任、创作自由和公司底线问题的自我反省。

{adj: another, some other} any of various alternatives; some other
"put it off to another (or some other) day"

{adj: assorted, various} of many different kinds purposefully arranged but lacking any uniformity
"assorted sizes"
"his disguises are many and various"
"various experiments have failed to disprove the theory"
"cited various reasons for his behavior"

{adj: aural} relating to or characterized by an aura
"various aural effects that precede a migraine headache"

{adj: diverse, various} distinctly dissimilar or unlike
"celebrities as diverse as Bob Hope and Bob Dylan"
"animals as various as the jaguar and the cavy and the sloth"

{adj: eclectic} selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas

{adj: exuvial} of or relating to the cast-off skins or cuticles of various animals

{adj: hierarchical, hierarchal, hierarchic} classified according to various criteria into successive levels or layers
"it has been said that only a hierarchical society with a leisure class at the top can produce works of art"
"in her hierarchical set of values honesty comes first"
<-> nonhierarchical

{adj: highly sensitive} readily affected by various agents
"a highly sensitive explosive is easily exploded by a shock"
"a sensitive colloid is readily coagulated"

{adj: hysteric, hysterical} characterized by or arising from psychoneurotic hysteria
"during hysterical conditions various functions of the human body are disordered"- Morris Fishbein
"hysterical amnesia"

{adj: immunotherapeutic} of or relating to immunotherapy
"various immunotherapeutic techniques have been employed with AIDS patients"

{adj: matter-of-fact, prosaic} not fanciful or imaginative
"local guides describe the history of various places in matter-of-fact tones"
"a prosaic and unimaginative essay"

{adj: multiracial} made up of or involving or acting on behalf of various races
"a multiracial society"
"multiracial government"

{adj: outrigged} rigged with a structure projecting from or over the side of a boat for various purposes; to prevent capsizing or to support an oarlock or to help secure a mast etc

{adj: pentecostal} of or relating to or characteristic of any of various Pentecostal religious bodies or their members

{adj: photomechanical} of or relating to or involving various methods of using photography to make plates for printing

{adj: respective, several, various} considered individually
"the respective club members"
"specialists in their several fields"
"the various reports all agreed"

{adj: rouged} marked by the use of various kinds of red makeup
"freshly rouged lips"
"rouged cheeks"

{adj: stone} of any of various dull tannish or grey colors

{adj: suppressed} kept from public knowledge by various means;
<-> publicized

{adj: trial-and-error} trying out various means or theories until error is satisfactorily reduced or eliminated
"he argued that all learning is a trial-and-error process that resembles biological evolution"

{adj: umber} of the color of any of various natural brown earth pigments

{adj: universal} adapted to various purposes, sizes, forms, operations
"universal wrench", "universal chuck"
"universal screwdriver"

{adj: unlike, unequal} not equal in amount
"they distributed unlike (or unequal) sums to the various charities"
<-> like

{adj: versatile, various} having great diversity or variety
"his various achievements are impressive"
"his vast and versatile erudition"

{adj: written} set down in writing in any of various ways
"written evidence"
<-> spoken

{adv: here and there} in or to various places; first this place and then that
"he worked here and there but never for long in one town"
"we drove here and there in the darkness"

{adv: insuperably} to an insuperable degree
"these various courses all seemed insuperably difficult to the student"

{n: Albers, Josef Albers} United States painter born in Germany; works characterized by simple geometrical patterns in various colors (1888-1976)

{n: Avalokitesvara, Avalokiteshvara} a male Bodhisattva; widely associated with various gods and people

{n: Baptist Church, Baptists} any of various evangelical Protestant churches that believe in the baptism of voluntary believers

{n: Baptistic doctrine} any of various doctrines closely related to Anabaptism

{n: Buddhism} a religion represented by the many groups (especially in Asia) that profess various forms of the Buddhist doctrine and that venerate Buddha

{n: California wine} any of various wines produced in California

{n: Cape primrose} any of various African plants of the genus Streptocarpus widely cultivated especially as houseplants for their showy blue or purple flowers

{n: Claviceps, genus Claviceps} fungi parasitic upon the ovaries of various grasses

{n: Clavicipitaceae, grainy club mushrooms} any of various mushrooms of the class Ascomycetes

{n: Council of Trent} a council of the Roman Catholic Church convened in Trento in three sessions between 1545 and 1563 to examine and condemn the teachings of Martin Luther and other Protestant reformers; redefined the Roman Catholic doctrine and abolished various ecclesiastical abuses and strengthened the papacy

{n: Dutch elm, Ulmus hollandica} any of various hybrid ornamental European shade trees ranging from dwarf to tall

{n: English iris, Iris xiphioides} bulbous iris native to the Pyrenees; widely cultivated for its large delicate flowers in various colors except yellow

{n: European rabbit, Old World rabbit, Oryctolagus cuniculus} common greyish-brown burrowing animal native to southern Europe and northern Africa but introduced elsewhere; widely domesticated and developed in various colors and for various needs; young are born naked and helpless

{n: Formica} any of various plastic laminates containing melamine

{n: Geneva, Geneve, Genf} a city in southwestern Switzerland at the western end of Lake Geneva; it is the headquarters of various international organizations

{n: Haitian Creole} a creole language spoken by most Haitians; based on French and various African languages

{n: Helipterum, genus Helipterum} genus of South African and Australian herbs or shrubs grown as everlastings; the various Helipterum species are currently in process of being assigned to other genera especially genera Pteropogon and Hyalosperma

{n: Hero, Heron, Hero of Alexandria} Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century)

{n: Heterobasidiomycetes, subclass Heterobasidiomycetes} category used in some classification systems for various basidiomycetous fungi including rusts and smuts

{n: Homobasidiomycetes, subclass Homobasidiomycetes} category used in some classification systems for various basidiomycetous fungi including e.g. mushrooms and puffballs which are usually placed in the classes Gasteromycetes and Hymenomycetes

{n: Identikit, Identikit picture} a likeness of a person's face constructed from descriptions given to police; uses a set of transparencies of various facial features that can be combined to build up a picture of the person sought

{n: Indian paintbrush, painted cup} any of various plants of the genus Castilleja having dense spikes of hooded flowers with brightly colored bracts

{n: Indian plantain} any of various plants of the genus Cacalia having leaves resembling those of plantain

{n: June beetle, June bug, May bug, May beetle} any of various large usually brown North American leaf-eating beetles common in late spring; the larvae feed on roots of grasses etc.

{n: Juneberry, serviceberry, service tree, shadbush, shadblow} any of various North American trees or shrubs having showy white flowers and edible blue-black or purplish fruit

{n: LDL cholesterol} the cholesterol in low-density lipoproteins; the `bad' cholesterol; a high level in the blood is thought to be related to various pathogenic conditions

{n: Malcolm stock, stock} any of various ornamental flowering plants of the genus Malcolmia

{n: Mesoamerican} a member of one of the various peoples inhabiting Mesoamerica

{n: Monera, kingdom Monera, Prokayotae, kingdom Prokaryotae} prokaryotic bacteria and blue-green algae and various primitive pathogens; because of lack of consensus on how to divide the organisms into phyla informal names are used for the major divisions

{n: Nahuatl} a member of any of various Indian peoples of central Mexico

{n: National Guard Bureau, NGB} the agency that administers the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard; provides liaison between the Army and the Air Force and various National Guard units

{n: Phoradendron, genus Phoradendron} any of various American parasitic plants similar to Old World mistletoe: false mistletoe

{n: Proverbs, Book of Proverbs} an Old Testament book consisting of proverbs from various Israeli sages (including Solomon)

{n: Pseudepigrapha} 52 texts written between 200 BC and AD 200 but ascribed to various prophets and kings in the Hebrew scriptures; many are apocalyptic in nature

{n: Puccinia, genus Puccinia} type genus of the Pucciniaceae; a large genus of parasitic fungi including many that are destructive to various economic plants

{n: Pygmy, Pigmy} any member of various peoples having an average height of less than five feet

{n: Pyracantha, pyracanth, fire thorn, firethorn} any of various thorny shrubs of the genus Pyracantha bearing small white flowers followed by hard red or orange-red berries

{n: Rhone wine} any of various wines from the Rhone River valley in France

{n: Rosicrucianism} the theological doctrine that venerates the rose and the cross as symbols of Christ's Resurrection and redemption; claims various occult powers

{n: Rosicrucian} a member of any of various organizations that subsequently derived from the 17th-century society

{n: Strymon melinus} larvae are pests of various economic plants

{n: Tricholoma, genus Tricholoma} agarics with white spores and a fleshy stalk and notched gills; of various colors both edible and inedible

{n: Venus' slipper, Venus's slipper, Venus's shoe} any of various orchids of the genus Paphiopedilum having slender flower stalks bearing 1 to several waxy flowers with pouchlike lips

{n: Very Reverend} a title of respect for various ecclesiastical officials (as cathedral deans and canons and others)

{n: Vespa, genus Vespa} type genus of the Vespidae: various hornets and yellow jackets

{n: Vinylite} any of various vinyl resins

{n: Volvaria bombycina} a parasite on various trees

{n: abalone, ear-shell} any of various large edible marine gastropods of the genus Haliotis having an ear-shaped shell with pearly interior

{n: abelia} any of various deciduous or evergreen ornamental shrubs of the genus Abelia having opposite simple leaves and cymes of small white or pink or purplish flowers; Asia and Mexico

{n: acacia} any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia

{n: acanthocephalan, spiny-headed worm} any of various worms living parasitically in intestines of vertebrates having a retractile proboscis covered with many hooked spines

{n: acid} any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt

{n: aconite} any of various usually poisonous plants of the genus Aconitum having tuberous roots and palmately lobed leaves and blue or white flowers

{n: actinomycin} any of various red antibiotics isolated from soil bacteria

{n: adelgid} any of various insects that feed and form galls on conifers

{n: agapanthus, lily of the Nile} any of various plants of the genus Agapanthus having umbels of showy blue to purple flowers

{n: albuca} any of various plants of the genus Albuca having large clusters of pale yellow flowers; South Africa

{n: alcazar} any of various Spanish fortresses or palaces built by the Moors

{n: alder} wood of any of various alder trees; resistant to underwater rot; used for bridges etc

{n: alizarin carmine, alizarin crimson, alizarin red} any of various acid dyes; used for dying wool scarlet red

{n: alizarin yellow} any of various yellow dyes; not related chemically to alizarin but applied in the same manner

{n: allophone} (linguistics) any of various acoustically different forms of the same phoneme

{n: almond moth, fig moth, Cadra cautella} a moth whose larvae feed on and mat together with webbing various stored products of vegetable origin

{n: alpha blocker, alpha-blocker, alpha-adrenergic blocker, alpha-adrenergic blocking agent} any of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptors; used in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia; relaxes the muscles of the prostate and bladder

{n: alstroemeria} any of various South American plants of the genus Alstroemeria valued for their handsome umbels of beautiful flowers

{n: althea, althaea, hollyhock} any of various plants of the genus Althaea; similar to but having smaller flowers than genus Alcea

{n: alumina, aluminum oxide, aluminium oxide} any of various forms of aluminum oxide occurring naturally as corundum

{n: amaranth} any of various plants of the genus Amaranthus having dense plumes of green or red flowers; often cultivated for food

{n: amino acid, aminoalkanoic acid} organic compounds containing an amino group and a carboxylic acid group
"proteins are composed of various proportions of about 20 common amino acids"

{n: anchusa} any of various Old World herbs of the genus Anchusa having one-sided clusters of trumpet-shaped flowers

{n: angelica, angelique} any of various tall and stout herbs of the genus Angelica having pinnately compound leaves and small white or greenish flowers in compound umbels

{n: angiospermous yellowwood} any of various angiospermous trees having yellow wood

{n: angrecum} any of various spectacular orchids of the genus Angraecum having dark green leathery leaves and usually nocturnally scented white or ivory flowers

{n: anime, gum anime} any of various resins or oleoresins

{n: antbird, ant bird} any of various dull-colored South American birds that feeding on ants some following army ant swarms

{n: anthurium, tailflower, tail-flower} any of various tropical American plants cultivated for their showy foliage and flowers

{n: antiknock} any of various compounds that are added to gasoline to reduce engine knocking

{n: antimycin} a crystalline antibiotic active against various fungi

{n: ape} any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all

{n: aphid} any of various small plant-sucking insects

{n: applewood} wood of any of various apple trees of the genus Malus

{n: aralia} any of various plants of the genus Aralia; often aromatic plants having compound leaves and small umbellate flowers

{n: archil, orchil} any of various lecanoras that yield the dye archil

{n: argentine} any of various small silver-scaled salmon-like marine fishes

{n: arnica} any of various rhizomatous usually perennial plants of the genus Arnica

{n: arrack, arak} any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses

{n: arsenic, As, atomic number 33} a very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms; arsenic and arsenic compounds are used as herbicides and insecticides and various alloys; found in arsenopyrite and orpiment and realgar

{n: artemisia} any of various composite shrubs or herbs of the genus Artemisia having aromatic green or greyish foliage

{n: asafetida, asafoetida} the brownish gum resin of various plants; has strong taste and odor; formerly used as an antispasmodic

{n: ash, ash tree} any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus

{n: ash} strong elastic wood of any of various ash trees; used for furniture and tool handles and sporting goods such as baseball bats

{n: asphodel} any of various chiefly Mediterranean plants of the genera Asphodeline and Asphodelus having linear leaves and racemes of white or pink or yellow flowers

{n: aster} any of various chiefly fall-blooming herbs of the genus Aster with showy daisylike flowers

{n: avens} any of various perennials of the genus Geum having usually pinnate basal leaves and variously colored flowers

{n: azalea} any of numerous ornamental shrubs grown for their showy flowers of various colors

{n: babbler, cackler} any of various insectivorous Old World birds with a loud incessant song; in some classifications considered members of the family Muscicapidae

{n: baking powder} any of various powdered mixtures used in baking as a substitute for yeast

{n: balm} any of various aromatic resinous substances used for healing and soothing

{n: balsam} any of various fragrant oleoresins used in medicines and perfumes

{n: bandicoot} any of various agile ratlike terrestrial marsupials of Australia and adjacent islands; insectivorous and herbivorous

{n: bantam} any of various small breeds of fowl

{n: baron} a nobleman (in various countries) of varying rank

{n: barrel, bbl} any of various units of capacity
"a barrel of beer is 31 gallons and a barrel of oil is 42 gallons"

{n: base, alkali} any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water
"bases include oxides and hydroxides of metals and ammonia"

{n: basidiomycete, basidiomycetous fungi} any of various fungi of the subdivision Basidiomycota

{n: basswood, linden} soft light-colored wood of any of various linden trees; used in making crates and boxes and in carving and millwork

{n: bast, bast fiber} strong woody fibers obtained especially from the phloem of from various plants

{n: bat} a club used for hitting a ball in various games

{n: bean sprout} any of various sprouted beans: especially mung beans or lentils or edible soybeans

{n: bean, bean plant} any of various leguminous plants grown for their edible seeds and pods

{n: bean, edible bean} any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food

{n: bean} any of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans

{n: beech, beechwood} wood of any of various beech trees; used for flooring and containers and plywood and tool handles

{n: beechnut} small sweet triangular nut of any of various beech trees

{n: beef fondue, boeuf fondu bourguignon} cubes of beef cooked in hot oil and then dipped in various tasty sauces

{n: bellwort, merry bells, wild oats} any of various plants of the genus Uvularia having yellowish drooping bell-shaped flowers

{n: bench hook} any of various stops on a workbench against which work can be pushed (as while chiseling or planing)

{n: berry} a small fruit having any of various structures, e.g., simple (grape or blueberry) or aggregate (blackberry or raspberry)

{n: beta blocker, beta-adrenergic blocker, beta-adrenergic blocking agent} any of various drugs used in treating hypertension or arrhythmia; decreases force and rate of heart contractions by blocking beta-adrenergic receptors of the autonomic nervous system

{n: bighead} any of various diseases of animals characterized by edema of the head and neck

{n: billy buttons} any of various plants of the genus Craspedia grown for their downy foliage and globose heads of golden flowers; Australia and New Zealand

{n: biological time} the time of various biological processes

{n: birch} hard close-grained wood of any of various birch trees; used especially in furniture and interior finishes and plywood

{n: bird's-nest fungus} any of various fungi of the family Nidulariaceae having a cup-shaped body containing several egg-shaped structure enclosing the spores

{n: bittercress, bitter cress} any of various herbs of the genus Cardamine, having usually pinnate leaves and racemes of white, pink or purple flowers; cosmopolitan except Antarctic

{n: bitterwood tree} any of various trees or shrubs of the family Simaroubaceae having wood and bark with a bitter taste

{n: bitumen} any of various naturally occurring impure mixtures of hydrocarbons

{n: blackberry} large sweet black or very dark purple edible aggregate fruit of any of various bushes of the genus Rubus

{n: blackheart} any of various diseases in which the central tissues blacken

{n: blastomycete} any of various yeastlike budding fungi of the genus Blastomyces; cause disease in humans and other animals

{n: blazing star, button snakeroot, gayfeather, gay-feather, snakeroot} any of various North American plants of the genus Liatris having racemes or panicles of small discoid flower heads

{n: bletia} any of various orchids of the genus Bletia having pseudobulbs and erect leafless racemes of large purple or pink flowers

{n: blood lily} any of various deciduous or evergreen herbs of the genus Haemanthus; South Africa and Namibia

{n: bloodwort} any of various plants of the family Haemodoraceae; roots contain a deep red coloring matter

{n: bluegrass, blue grass} any of various grasses of the genus Poa

{n: bollworm} any of various moth caterpillars that destroy cotton bolls

{n: bonito} any of various scombroid fishes intermediate in size and characteristics between mackerels and tunas

{n: boom} any of various more-or-less horizontal spars or poles used to extend the foot of a sail or for handling cargo or in mooring

{n: boric acid, boracic acid} any of various acids containing boron and oxygen

{n: bovine} any of various members of the genus Bos

{n: bowerbird, catbird} any of various birds of the Australian region whose males build ornamented structures resembling bowers in order to attract females

{n: brake} any of various ferns of the genus Pteris having pinnately compound leaves and including several popular houseplants

{n: bramble} any of various rough thorny shrubs or vines

{n: brassavola} any of various tropical American orchids with usually solitary fleshy leaves and showy white to green nocturnally fragrant blossoms solitary or in racemes of up to 7

{n: brazilwood} heavy wood of various brazilwood trees; used for violin bows and as dyewoods

{n: bread dough} any of various doughs for bread

{n: bream, freshwater bream} flesh of various freshwater fishes of North America or of Europe

{n: bream, sea bream} flesh of any of various saltwater fishes of the family Sparidae or the family Bramidae

{n: bridge} any of various card games based on whist for four players

{n: brome, bromegrass} any of various woodland and meadow grasses of the genus Bromus; native to temperate regions

{n: broom} any of various shrubs of the genera Cytisus or Genista or Spartium having long slender branches and racemes of yellow flowers

{n: browntail, brown-tail moth, Euproctis phaeorrhoea} small brown and white European moth introduced into eastern United States; pest of various shade and fruit trees

{n: bubbler} any of various devices in which air or some other gas is bubbled through a liquid

{n: buckthorn berry, yellow berry} fruit of various buckthorns yielding dyes or pigments

{n: buck} mature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope)

{n: bugle, bugleweed} any of various low-growing annual or perennial evergreen herbs native to Eurasia; used for ground cover

{n: bulbous iris} any of various irises having a rootstock formed like a bulb

{n: bull} mature male of various mammals of which the female is called `cow'; e.g. whales or elephants or especially cattle

{n: bunchgrass, bunch grass} any of various grasses of many genera that grow in tufts or clumps rather than forming a sod or mat; chiefly of western United States

{n: bush pea} any of various plants of the genus Thermopsis having trifoliate leaves and yellow or purple racemose flowers

{n: buttercup, butterflower, butter-flower, crowfoot, goldcup, kingcup} any of various plants of the genus Ranunculus

{n: button} any of various plant parts that resemble buttons

{n: cabbage, chou} any of various types of cabbage

{n: cabbage, cultivated cabbage, Brassica oleracea} any of various cultivars of the genus Brassica oleracea grown for their edible leaves or flowers

{n: caladenia} any of various orchids of the genus Caladenia

{n: calanthe} any of various showy orchids of the genus Calanthe having white or yellow or rose-colored flowers and broad leaves folded lengthwise

{n: calf} young of various large placental mammals e.g. whale or giraffe or elephant or buffalo

{n: calliandra} any of various shrubs and small trees valued for their fine foliage and attractive spreading habit and clustered white to deep pink or red flowers

{n: campanula, bellflower} any of various plants of the genus Campanula having blue or white bell-shaped flowers

{n: candytuft} any of various flowering plants of the genus Iberis cultivated for their showy clusters of white to red or purple flowers; native to Mediterranean region

{n: cane blight} a disease affecting the canes of various bush fruits (e.g., raspberries or currants)

{n: canine, canid} any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles

{n: cankerworm} green caterpillar of a geometrid moth; pest of various fruit and shade trees

{n: caper} pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces

{n: capsicum, pepper, capsicum pepper plant} any of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers

{n: caracara} any of various long-legged carrion-eating hawks of South America and Central America

{n: card} one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes
"he collected cards and traded them with the other boys"

{n: carina} any of various keel-shaped structures or ridges such as that on the breastbone of a bird or that formed by the fused petals of a pea blossom

{n: carp} any of various freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae

{n: cassia} any of various trees or shrubs of the genus Cassia having pinnately compound leaves and usually yellow flowers followed by long seedpods

{n: casuarina} any of various trees and shrubs of the genus Casuarina having jointed stems and whorls of scalelike leaves; some yield heavy hardwood

{n: cat's eye} any of various gems (as chrysoberyl or chalcedony) that reflect light when cut in a rounded shape

{n: catty, cattie} any of various units of weight used in southeastern Asia (especially a Chinese measure equal to 500 grams)

{n: cement} any of various materials used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth

{n: centaury} any of various plants of the genus Centaurium

{n: chalcid fly, chalcidfly, chalcid, chalcid wasp} any of various tiny insects whose larvae are parasites on eggs and larvae of other insects; many are beneficial in destroying injurious insects

{n: cherry} wood of any of various cherry trees especially the black cherry

{n: chestnut} edible nut of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea

{n: chestnut} wood of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea

{n: chickadee} any of various small grey-and-black songbirds of North America

{n: chickweed} any of various plants of the genus Stellaria

{n: chili sauce} tomatoes and onions and peppers (sweet or hot) simmered with vinegar and sugar and various seasonings

{n: chromatin, chromatin granule} the readily stainable substance of a cell nucleus consisting of DNA and RNA and various proteins; during mitotic division it condenses into chromosomes

{n: clematis} any of various ornamental climbing plants of the genus Clematis usually having showy flowers

{n: clip} any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together

{n: coal tar} a tar formed from distillation of bituminous coal; coal tar can be further distilled to give various aromatic compounds

{n: cockchafer, May bug, May beetle, Melolontha melolontha} any of various large European beetles destructive to vegetation as both larvae and adult

{n: coelogyne} any of various orchids of the genus Coelogyne with: clusters of fragrant lacy snow-white flowers; sinister salmon-pink solitary flowers; chainlike racemes of topaz and chocolate brown flowers; spikes of delicate white spice-scented flowers; emerald green flowers marked with blue-black

{n: coleus, flame nettle} any of various Old World tropical plants of the genus Coleus having multicolored decorative leaves and spikes of blue flowers

{n: color bar, colour bar, color line, colour line, Jim Crow} barrier preventing blacks from participating in various activities with whites

{n: columbo, American columbo, deer's-ear, deer's-ears, pyramid plant, American gentian} any of various tall perennial herbs constituting the genus Frasera; widely distributed in warm dry upland areas of California, Oregon, and Washington

{n: combination plane} a woodworking plane that has interchangeable cutters of various shapes

{n: common plum, Prunus domestica} any of various widely distributed plums grown in the cooler temperate areas

{n: conceptualism} the doctrine that the application of a general term to various objects indicates the existence of a mental entity that mediates the application

{n: conch} any of various edible tropical marine gastropods of the genus Strombus having a brightly-colored spiral shell with large outer lip

{n: conciliation} any of various forms of mediation whereby disputes may be settled short of arbitration

{n: conduction aphasia, associative aphasia} aphasia in which the lesion is assumed to be in the association tracts connecting the various language centers in the brain; patient's have difficulty repeating a sentence just heard

{n: coneflower} any of various perennials of the eastern United States having thick rough leaves and long-stalked showy flowers with drooping rays and a conelike center

{n: coneflower} any of various plants of the genus Rudbeckia cultivated for their large usually yellow daisies with prominent central cones

{n: conferva} any of various algae of the genus Tribonema; algae with branching filaments that form scum in still or stagnant fresh water

{n: constrictor} any of various large nonvenomous snakes that kill their prey by crushing it in its coils

{n: cookie, cooky, biscuit} any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term)

{n: copper, Cu, atomic number 29} a ductile malleable reddish-brown corrosion-resistant diamagnetic metallic element; occurs in various minerals but is the only metal that occurs abundantly in large masses; used as an electrical and thermal conductor

{n: copper} any of various small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae having coppery wings

{n: coral pea} any of various Australian climbing plants of the genus Kennedia having scarlet flowers

{n: coral snake, Old World coral snake} any of various venomous elapid snakes of Asia and Africa and Australia

{n: coral tree, erythrina} any of various shrubs or shrubby trees of the genus Erythrina having trifoliate leaves and racemes of scarlet to coral red flowers and black seeds; cultivated as an ornamental

{n: corchorus} any of various plants of the genus Corchorus having large leaves and cymose clusters of yellow flowers; a source of jute

{n: corn} (Great Britain) any of various cereal plants (especially the dominant crop of the region--wheat in England or oats in Scotland and Ireland)

{n: coronilla} any of various plants of the genus Coronilla having purple or pink or yellow flowers in long axillary heads or umbels

{n: cortical area, cortical region} any of various regions of the cerebral cortex

{n: corymb} flat-topped or convex inflorescence in which the individual flower stalks grow upward from various points on the main stem to approximately the same height; outer flowers open first

{n: cosmos, cosmea} any of various mostly Mexican herbs of the genus Cosmos having radiate heads of variously colored flowers and pinnate leaves; popular fall-blooming annuals

{n: cost ledger} ledger showing the accumulated costs classified in various ways

{n: cottonweed} any of various plants of the genus Froelichia found in sandy soils and on rocky slopes in warmer regions of America; grown for their spikes of woolly white flowers

{n: counter} game equipment used in various card or board games

{n: count} a nobleman (in various countries) having rank equal to a British earl

{n: crab, crabmeat} the edible flesh of any of various crabs

{n: craniology} the scientific study of the skulls of various human races

{n: cream, ointment, emollient} toiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin

{n: creeper, tree creeper} any of various small insectivorous birds of the northern hemisphere that climb up a tree trunk supporting themselves on stiff tail feathers and their feet

{n: cress, cress plant} any of various plants of the family Cruciferae with edible leaves that have a pungent taste

{n: crotalaria, rattlebox} any of various plants of the genus Crotalaria having inflated pods within which the seeds rattle; used for pasture and green-manure crops

{n: crucifer, cruciferous plant} any of various plants of the family Cruciferae

{n: cruciferous vegetable} a vegetable of the mustard family: especially mustard greens; various cabbages; broccoli; cauliflower; brussels sprouts

{n: cruet-stand} a stand for cruets containing various condiments

{n: crystal} a crystalline element used as a component in various electronic devices

{n: cupflower, nierembergia} any of various plants of the genus Nierembergia having upturned bell-shaped flowers

{n: currant, currant bush} any of various deciduous shrubs of the genus Ribes bearing currants

{n: cymbid, cymbidium} any of various plants of the genus Cymbidium having narrow leaves and a long drooping cluster of numerous showy and variously colored boat-shaped flowers; extensively hybridized and cultivated as houseplants and important florists' flowers

{n: cynancum} any of various mostly giant tropical lianas of Africa and Madagascar having greenish or purple flowers and long smooth pods; roots formerly used as an emetic

{n: cypress} wood of any of various cypress trees especially of the genus Cupressus

{n: cytokine} any of various proteins secreted by cells of the immune system that serve to regulate the immune system

{n: cytosol} the aqueous part of the cytoplasm within which various particles and organelles are suspended

{n: daisybush, daisy-bush, daisy bush} any of various mostly Australian attractively shaped shrubs of the genus Olearia grown for their handsome and sometimes fragrant evergreen foliage and profusion of daisy flowers with white or purple or blue rays

{n: dammar, gum dammar, damar, dammar resin} any of various hard resins from trees of the family Dipterocarpaceae and of the genus Agathis; especially the amboyna pine

{n: dead nettle} any of various plants of the genus Lamium having clusters of small usually purplish flowers with two lips

{n: death camas, zigadene} any of various plants of the genus Zigadenus having glaucous leaves and terminal racemes of mostly white flowers; all are poisonous

{n: deck} any of various platforms built into a vessel

{n: denier} any of various former European coins of different denominations

{n: depravity, turpitude} a corrupt or depraved or degenerate act or practice
"the various turpitudes of modern society"

{n: derris} any of various usually woody vines of the genus Derris of tropical Asia whose roots yield the insecticide rotenone; several are sources of native fish and arrow poisons

{n: deutzia} any of various shrubs of the genus Deutzia having usually toothed opposite leaves and shredding bark and white or pink flowers in loose terminal clusters

{n: dextrin} any of various polysaccharides obtained by hydrolysis of starch; a tasteless and odorless gummy substance that is used as a thickening agent and in adhesives and in dietary supplements

{n: dial} the circular graduated indicator on various measuring instruments

{n: dichromat} a person with any of the various forms of dichromacy

{n: distemper} any of various infectious viral diseases of animals

{n: diving duck} any of various ducks of especially bays and estuaries that dive for their food
<-> dabbling duck

{n: dolphin} any of various small toothed whales with a beaklike snout; larger than porpoises

{n: dombeya} any of various shrubs or small trees of the genus Dombeya grown for their rounded clusters of exquisite often sweet-scented flowers usually hanging beneath the leaves

{n: domestic animal} any of various domesticated animals

{n: domestic goat, Capra hircus} any of various breeds of goat raised for milk or meat or wool

{n: domestic sheep, Ovis aries} any of various breeds raised for wool or edible meat or skin

{n: domoic acid} a neurotoxin that is deadly for humans; found in various marine algae

{n: downy mildew, false mildew} any of various fungi of the family Peronosporaceae parasitic on e.g. grapes and potatoes and melons

{n: dragon's blood} a dark red resinous substance derived from various trees and used in photoengraving

{n: dry-wood termite} any of various termites that live in and feed on dry wood that is not connected with the soil

{n: ducat} formerly a gold coin of various European countries

{n: duke} a nobleman (in various countries) of high rank

{n: dynamism} any of the various theories or doctrines or philosophical systems that attempt to explain the phenomena of the universe in terms of some immanent force or energy

{n: eagle, bird of Jove} any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight

{n: earthball, false truffle, puffball, hard-skinned puffball} any of various fungi of the genus Scleroderma having hard-skinned subterranean fruiting bodies resembling truffles

{n: echovirus} any of a group of viruses associated with various diseases including viral meningitis and mild respiratory disorders and diarrhea in newborn infants

{n: eelworm} any of various small free-living plant-parasitic roundworms

{n: egret} any of various usually white herons having long plumes during breeding season

{n: elastomer} any of various elastic materials that resemble rubber (resumes its original shape when a deforming force is removed)

{n: elaterid beetle, elater, elaterid} any of various widely distributed beetles

{n: elder} any of various church officers

{n: electromagnetic unit, emu} any of various systems of units for measuring electricity and magnetism

{n: electrostatic unit} any of various units of electricity based on forces of interaction between electric charges

{n: electrotherapy, galvanism, electric healing, electrical healing} the therapeutic application of electricity to the body (as in the treatment of various forms of paralysis)

{n: elm, elm tree} any of various trees of the genus Ulmus: important timber or shade trees

{n: elsholtzia} any of various aromatic herbs of the genus Elsholtzia having blue or purple flowers in one-sided spikes

{n: encyclopedia, cyclopedia, encyclopaedia, cyclopaedia} a reference work (often in several volumes) containing articles on various topics (often arranged in alphabetical order) dealing with the entire range of human knowledge or with some particular specialty

{n: endonuclease} a nuclease that cleaves nucleic acids at interior bonds and so produces fragments of various sizes

{n: endoparasite, entoparasite, entozoan, entozoon, endozoan} any of various parasites that live in the internal organs of animals (especially intestinal worms)

{n: entoproct} any of various mosslike aquatic animals usually forming branching colonies; each polyp having a both mouth and anus within a closed ring of tentacles

{n: eon, aeon} (Gnosticism) a divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe

{n: epidendron} any of various orchids of the genus Epidendrum

{n: ergot, Claviceps purpurea} a fungus that infects various cereal plants forming compact black masses of branching filaments that replace many grains of the plant; source of medicinally important alkaloids and of lysergic acid

{n: eucalyptus} wood of any of various eucalyptus trees valued as timber

{n: everlasting, everlasting flower} any of various plants of various genera of the family Compositae having flowers that can be dried without loss of form or color

{n: exaction} act of demanding or levying by force or authority
"exaction of tribute"
"exaction of various dues and fees"

{n: exercise, exercising, physical exercise, physical exertion, workout} the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit
"the doctor recommended regular exercise"
"he did some exercising"
"the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit"

{n: exuviae} cast-off skins or coverings of various organisms during ecdysis

{n: false chamomile} any of various autumn-flowering perennials having white or pink to purple flowers that resemble asters; wild in moist soils from New Jersey to Florida and Texas

{n: false truffle} any of various fungi of the family Rhizopogonaceae having subterranean fruiting bodies similar to the truffle

{n: farandole} a lively dance from Provence; all the dancers join hands and execute various figures

{n: faubourg} a New Orleans district lying outside the original city limits; used in combination with the names of various quarters of the city
"in Faubourg Sainte-Marie"

{n: feline, felid} any of various lithe-bodied roundheaded fissiped mammals many with retractile claws

{n: felt fungus, Septobasidium pseudopedicellatum} fungus that frequently encircles twigs and branches of various trees especially citrus trees in southern United States

{n: filling} (dentistry) a dental appliance consisting of any of various substances (as metal or plastic) inserted into a prepared cavity in a tooth
"when he yawned I could see the gold fillings in his teeth"
"an informal British term for `filling' is `stopping'"

{n: fir, fir tree, true fir} any of various evergreen trees of the genus Abies; chiefly of upland areas

{n: fire engine, fire truck} any of various large trucks that carry firemen and equipment to the site of a fire

{n: fish family} any of various families of fish

{n: fish genus} any of various genus of fish

{n: fish loaf} flaked fish baked in a loaf with bread crumbs and various seasonings

{n: fish-liver oil, fish oil} a fatty oil obtained from the livers of various fish

{n: fish} any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
"the shark is a large fish"
"in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish"

{n: flatbread} any of various breads made from usually unleavened dough

{n: flounder} any of various European and non-European marine flatfish

{n: flounder} flesh of any of various American and European flatfish

{n: fluorochrome} any of various fluorescent substances used in fluorescence microscopy to stain specimens

{n: fondue, fondu} cubes of meat or seafood cooked in hot oil and then dipped in any of various sauces

{n: foot, invertebrate foot} any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates

{n: football, football game} any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal

{n: forsythia} any of various early blooming oleaceous shrubs of the genus Forsythia; native to eastern Asia and southern Europe but widely cultivated for their branches of bright yellow bell-shaped flowers


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