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noun
  1. (sometimes also used uncountably) A visible indication.
Their angry expressions were a clear they didn't want to talk.
Those clouds show signs of raining soon.
Those clouds show little of raining soon.
  1. A clearly visible object, generally flat, bearing a short message in words or pictures.
The in the window said "for rent".
  1. A traffic sign.
I missed the at the corner so I took the wrong turn.
  1. A meaningful gesture.
I gave them a thumbs-up .
  1. Any of several specialized non-alphabetic symbols.
The sharp indicates that the pitch of the note is raised a half step.
  1. An astrological sign.
Your is Taurus? That's no surprise.
  1. (mathematics) Positive or negative polarity.
I got the magnitude right, but the was wrong.
  1. A linguistic unit in sign language equivalent to word in spoken languages.
What's the for "computer"?
  1. (uncountable) sign language in general
Sorry, I don't know very well.
  1. An omen.
"It's a of the end of the world," the doom prophet said.
verb
  1. (transitive) To write one's signature on (a document), thus showing authorship.
I forgot to sign that letter to my aunt.
  1. (transitive) To give legal consent by writing one's signature.
I'm not signing anything without my lawyer present.
  1. (transitive) To persuade to sign a contract.
It was a great month. I managed to sign three major players.
  1. (intransitive) To write one's signature somewhere.
Please sign on the dotted line.
  1. (intransitive) (colloquial) To give autographs.
I'm sorry, I don't sign.
  1. (intransitive) To communicate using sign language.
I'm learning to sign so I can talk to my new neighbor.
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noun
  1. (obsolete) A loft or upper chamber forming the private accommodation of the head of the household in a medieval hall; a garret room.
adjective
  1. Of or pertaining to the sun; proceeding from the sun; as, the solar system; solar light; solar rays; solar influence.
  2. (context, astrology, obsolete) Born under the predominant influence of the sun.
  3. Measured by the progress or revolution of the sun in the ecliptic; as, the solar year.
  4. Produced by the action of the sun, or peculiarly affected by its influence.
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adjective
  1. (geometry) shaped like a sphere.
  2. (geometry) (no comparative or superlative) of or relating to a sphere or spheres.
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noun
  1. (geometry) A polygon with four sides of equal length and four angles of 90 degrees; a regular quadrilateral whose angles are all 90 degrees.
I took refuge in the form and exhibited a picture which consisted of nothing more than a black square on a white field.—q:Kazimir Malevich, Kazimir Malevich
  1. An L- or T-shaped tool used to place objects or draw lines at right angles.
There are so many uses for the , in fact, that a new model will usually come complete with a booklet enumerating its applications.
  1. An open space in a town, not necessarily square in shape, often containing trees, seating and other features pleasing to the eye.
You're not in Wisconsin, Dave. The big story isn't about a cow wandering into the town .q:NewsRadio, NewsRadio?
  1. Anything, such as tiles or cut pieces of material, primarily defined by being square in shape.
You may not move a piece to a already occupied by one of your own pieces.
  1. (mathematics) The second power of a number, value, term or expression.
64 is the of 8.
  1. (slang) A socially conventional person; typically associated with the 1950s
Why do you always wear a tie? Don't be such a !
  1. The symbol
  1. on a telephone; hash.
Enter your account number followed by a .
  1. (cricket) The central area of a cricket field, containing several pitches laid out next to one another - only one being used at a time.
An ideal playing area is roughly circular in shape with a central area, the cricket , measuring 27.44 metres by 27.44 metres and boundaries 45.75 metres from the sides of the square.
  1. (context, real estate jargon) A unit of measurement of area, equal to a 10 foot by 10 foot square, ie. 100 square feet or roughly 9.3 square metres. Used in real estate for the size of a house or its rooms, though progressively being replaced by square metres in metric countries such as Australia.
2006: Just as the basic unit of real estate measurement across the world is the ... — w:Macquarie Bank, Macquarie Bank (Australia), press release Macquarie releases Real Estate Market Outlook 2006 - "The World Squared", 21 June 2006 http://www.macquarie.com.au/au/about_macquarie/media_centre/20060621.htm
2007: The house is very large and open and boasts 39 squares of living space plus over 13 squares of decking area on 3 sides and 17 squares of garage and workshop downstairs. — Your Estate advertisement for Grindelwald Tasmania http://www.yourestate.com.au/property_12753.php
verb (squar, ing)
  1. (transitive) To adjust so as to align with or place at a right angle to something else.
  2. To resolve.
  • John can this question up for us.
These results just don't .
  1. (context, transitive, mathematics) Of a value, term or expression, to multiply by itself; to raise to the second power.
adjective (squarer, squarest)
  1. Shaped like a square (the polygon).
  2. At right angles to.
  3. Used in the names of units of area formed by multiplying a unit of length by itself.
square metre
square mile
  1. (slang) Socially conventional; boring.
  2. (cricket) in line with the batsman's popping crease.
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noun
  1. A luminous celestial body, made up of plasma (particularly hydrogen and helium), forming a sphere. Thousands of stars are visible in the night sky. Depending on context the sun may or may not be included.
  2. (figurative) A person or thing held as a positive example. A star athlete.
  3. (rfd-redundant) A celebrity or noteworthy performer.
verb (star, r, ed)
  1. To appear as a featured performer or headliner, especially in an entertainment program; see (3) above.

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