- (colour) a pale green colour or tinted with gray.
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- A pale green Chinese glaze.
- A ceramic ware with a pale green glaze.
- (colour) of a pale green colour tinted with gray.
- (uncountable) A hard brittle material that is produced through burning of nonmetallic minerals at high temperatures
- Joan made the dish of .
- (countable) An object made of this material
- Joe had dozens of ceramics in his apartment.
- made of material produced by the high temperature firing of inorganic, nonmetallic rocks and minerals.
- A ceramic vase stood on the table.
- plural of ceramic
- the art or science of making ceramic objects
- ceramic objects as a group
- an item of furniture used to sit on or in comprising a seat, legs, back, and sometimes arm rests, for use by one person. Compare stool, couch, sofa, settee, loveseat and bench.
- (slang) (the chair) the electric chair.
- the seating position of a particular musician in an orchestra.
- blocks that support and hold railroad track in position, and similar devices.
- chairperson; a non-gender-specific form of chairman
- To act as chairperson.
- Bob will tomorrow's meeting.
- A country in East Asia. Official name: People's Republic of China (Zhonghua Renmin Gongheguo).
- Region in East Asia comprising the areas governed by the People's Republic of China and the Republic of China (Taiwan).
- The civilisation/civilization of the Chinese people.
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- (colour) a pale bluish-gray colour.
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- (colour) of a pale bluish-gray colour.
- (context, Australia, UK, slang) an item of clothing or equipment
- (context, Australia, UK, slang) To hit or bash severely.
- (computing) To overwrite (data), usually unintentionally.
- (context, metalwork, uncountable) A decorative technique for metalwork, especially brass, whereby colored enamel is baked between raised ridges of the metal.
- Cloisonne is sometimes seen as a cheaper alternative to jewelled encrustation or filigree.
- (context, metalwork) An example of such decorative art, or an object decorated by it.
- ''The museum had a fine collection of medieval Italian .
- exemplary, Exemplary of, decorated by, or evocative of cloisonne work.
- Zoí« wore a pair of earrings she had bought in France.
- The part of a shirt or jacket that fits around the neck and throat.
- A similar detachable item
- Anything that encircles the neck.
- A band or chain around an animal's neck, used to restrain the animal and/or for identification.
- Make sure your dog has a holding an identification tag.
- See also a Wikipedia article on (w, horse collar).
- A part of harness designed to distribute the load around the shoulders of the draft animal.
- (context, technology) Any encircling device or structure.
- A nylon kept the bolt from damaging the surface underneath.
- (context, in compounds) Of or pertaining to a certain category of professions; see -collar.
- (transitive) To place a collar on.
- Collar and leash your dog.
- To seize or detain.
- To arrest.
- (transitive) To bind in conversation.
- I managed to Fred in the office yesterday.
- To behave (usually reflexive) in a particular manner.
- She comported herself with grace.
- (intransitive) To be in agreement with; of an accord.
- The new rules did not seem to with the spirit of the club.
- A dessert made of fruit cooked in sugary syrup.
- A dish used for serving fruit.
verb (cones, coning, coned)
- (geometry) A surface of revolution formed by rotate, rotating a line around another line that intersects the first line.
- (geometry) A solid of revolution formed by rotating a triangle around a line through and in the plane of the triangle.
- Anything shaped like a cone.<ref name="Illustr. Oxford 1998">The Illustrated Oxford Dictionary, Oxford University Press, 1998</ref>
- The fruit of a conifer.<ref name="Illustr. Oxford 1998"/>
- An ice cream cone.<ref name="Illustr. Oxford 1998"/>
- A unit of volume, applied solely to marijuana and only while it is in a smokable state; roughly 1.5 cubic centimetres, depending on use.
- Any of the small cone-shaped structures in the retina.<ref name="Illustr. Oxford 1998"/>
- (context, pottery) To fashion into the shape of a
- Noun, cone
- An inhabitant or a resident of Corinth, and its suburbs.
- An inhabitant, a resident of; a thing that originates from Corinthia
- A well-dressed nineteenth-century Englishman of high social standing and wealth who was a neck-or-nothing rider of fine horseflesh, an accurate shot with duelling pistols, a swordsman of distinction, and an amateur pugilist who had learned the art and science of boxing.
- an ice cream dessert; the glass it is served in
- A car with two doors (variant of coupé)
- One of the w:Rice Krispies characters
- The act of moving slowly on hands and knees etc, or with frequent stops
- A rapid swimming stroke with alternate overarm strokes and a fluttering kick
- (intransitive) To creep; to move slowly on hands and knees, or by dragging the body along the ground
- Clutching my wounded side, I crawled back to the trench.
- (intransitive) To move forward slowly, with frequent stops.
- The rush-hour traffic crawled around the bypass.
- (intransitive) To act in a servile manner
- Don't come crawling to me with your useless apologies!
- (intransitive) To teem; to be covered or swarming (with)
- ''The crime scene was crawling with police and reporters.
- (intransitive) To feel a swarming sensation
- ''The horrible sight made my skin .
- (intransitive) To swim using the crawl stroke
- I think I'll the next hundred metres.
- (transitive) To move over an area on hands and knees.
- The baby crawled the entire second floor.
- (intransitive) To visit while becoming inebriated
- They crawled the downtown bars.
- (transitive) To index files or web sites in order to make them available for search;
- Yahoo Search has updated its Slurp Crawler to crawl web sites faster and more efficient.
noun (plural: crazes)
verb (craz, ing)
- Craziness; insanity.
- A strong habitual desire or fancy; a crotchet.
- A temporary passion or infatuation, as for same new amusement, pursuit, or fashion; as, the bric-a-brac craze; the aesthetic craze.
- (archaic): To break into pieces; to crush; to grind to powder. See crase.
- To weaken; to impair; to render decrepit.
- To derange the intellect of; to render insane.
- To be crazed, or to act or appear as one that is crazed; to rave; to become insane.
- To crack, as the glazing of porcelain or pottery.
- Maddened, driven insane.
- The look in his eyes made everyone back up.
- He was with thirst and resorted to drinking seawater.
- Covered with cracks (generally applied to porcelain).
- The dark traces of the cracks in the surface of the pot contrasted with the light glaze and was quite attractive.
- A stoneware or earthenware jar or storage container.
- A piece of broken pottery, a shard.
- (UK, AU) A person who is physically limited by age or injury. Old crocks home = home for the aged
- An old or broken-down vehicle (and formerly a horse). Old crocks race = veteran car rally
- (slang) Silly talk, a foolish belief, a poor excuse. (short for crock of shit.)
- To break something or injure someone.
- 1904, P.G. Wodehouse, w:The Gold Bat, The Gold Bat http://www.gutenberg.org/dirs/etext04/gldbt10.txt:
- "That last time I brought down Barry I crocked him. He's in his study now with a sprained ankle. ..."
- 2007 January 3, Daily Mirror:
- Thousands of cars crocked by dodgy fuel
- 2006 April 30, The Sunday Times:
- Ferreira ... peremptorily expunges England"s World Cup chances by crocking Wayne Rooney.
- (textiles, leatherworking) To transfer coloring through abrasion from one item to another.
- 1917, John H. Pfingsten, "Colouring-matter for leather and method of using the same" http://www.google.com/patents?id=G3xVAAAAEBAJ, US Patent 1371572, page 1:
- thus producing a permanent, definite color thereon which will not fade or , and at the same time using up all of the coloring matter.
- 1964, Isabel Barnum Wingate, Know Your Merchandise http://books.google.com/books?id=XuJGAAAAMAAJ, page 109:
- Colored fabrics should be dried separately for the first few times to prevent crocking (rubbing off of dye).
- 2002, Sandy Scrivano, Sewing With Leather & Suede http://books.google.com/books?id=3ZXZ6f2KNLwC, ISBN 1579902731, page 95:
- In leather garments, lining also prevents crocking of color onto skin or garments worn underneath.
- (horticulture) To cover the drain holes of a planter with stones or similar material, in order to ensure proper drainage.
- 1900, H.A. Burberry, The Amateur Orchid Cultivators' Guide Book http://books.google.com/books?id=PeECAAAAYAAJ, page 21:
- The pots should be crocked for drainage to one-half their depth and the plants made moderately firm in the compost, as already indicated...
- Plates, dishes and other eating and serving tableware, usually made of some ceramic material.
- crocks, earthenware vessels, especialy domestic utensils.
- A small bottle or container used to hold a condiment, such as salt, pepper, oil, or vinegar, for use at a dining table.
- A stand for these containers.
- A small vessel used to hold wine or water for the Eucharist.
- A small jar used to hold liquid, such as oil or water.
- In heraldry, refers to an oil lamp or similar emblem.
- (given name, female).
- (slang) The drug Crystal Meth (methamphetamine hydrochloride)
- scrap glass which is melted down for reuse
- An opening resulting from cutting.
verb (cuts, cutting, cut)
- Look at this on my finger!
- The act of cutting.
- He made a fine with his sword.
- The result of cutting.
- She tried out for the team, but didn't make the .
- A share or portion.
- The lawyer took a of the profits.
- (Cricket) A batsman's shot played with a swinging motion of the bat, to hit the ball backward of point.
- (Cricket) Sideways movement of the ball through the air caused by a fast bowler imparting spin to the ball.
- The act or right of dividing a deck of playing cards.
- The player next to the dealer the deck by placing the bottom half on top.
- The manner or style a garment is fashioned in.
- I like the of that suit.
- A slab, especially of meat.
- That"s our finest of meat.
- (fencing) An attack made with a chopping motion of the blade, landing with its edge or point.
- A deliberate snub, typically a refusal to return a bow or other acknowledgement of acquaintance.
- To perform an incision, for example with a knife.
- I the skin on my arm.
- To divide with a knife, scissors, or another sharp instrument.
- Would you please the cake?
- To separate from prior association; to remove a portion of a recording during editing.
- Travis was from the team.
- To enter a queue in the wrong place.
- One student kept trying to in front of the line.
- (context, cinema, audio) To cease recording activities.
- After the actors read their lines, the director yelled "Cut!"
- To reduce, especially intentionally.
- They're going to salaries by fifteen percent.
- To form or shape by cutting.
- I have three diamonds to today.
- To intersect or cross in such a way as to divide in half or nearly so.
- This road cuts right through downtown.
- (cricket) To make the ball spin sideways by running one's fingers down the side of the ball while bowling it.
- (colloquial) Not to attend a class, especially when this is not permitted.
- I fifth period to hang out with Angela.
- To change direction suddenly.
- The football player to his left to evade a tackle.
- To divide a pack of playing cards into two
- If you then I'll deal.
- (participial adjective) Having been .
- reduce, Reduced.
- The pitcher threw a fastball that was slower than his usual pitch.
- Cut brandy is a liquor made of brandy and hard grain liquor.
- (context, of a gem) carve, Carved into a shape; not raw.
- (cricket, of a shot) Played with a horizontal bat to hit the ball backward of point.
- (bodybuilding) Having muscular definition in which individual groups of muscle fibers stand out among larger muscles.
- (colloquial) circumcised, Circumcised.