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offtrack Tweet Definition of offtrack Like Definition of offtrack on Facebook
adjective
  1. (alternative spelling of, off-track)
one-eyed Tweet Definition of one-eyed Like Definition of one-eyed on Facebook
adjective (pos=one-eyed, -)
  1. Having only a single eye, particularly when a higher number is normal.
open Tweet Definition of open Like Definition of open on Facebook
noun
  1. A sports event in which anybody can contest; as, the Australian Open.
  2. (electronics) a wire that is broken midway.
The electrician found the in the circuit after a few minutes of testing. sports event
  • Finnish: avoin, avoimet
broken wire
  • Finnish: katkos
verb
  1. (transitive) To make something accessible or removing an obstacle to something being accessible
Turn the doorknob to the door.
  1. (transitive) To bring up (a topic).
I don't want to that subject.
  1. (transitive) To make accessible to customers or clients.
I will the shop an hour early tomorrow.
  1. (transitive) To start (a campaign).
Vermont will elk hunting season next week.
  1. (intransitive) To become open
  1. Adjective, open.
The door opened all by itself.
  1. (intransitive) To begin conducting business.
The shop opens at 9:00.
  1. (context, intransitive, cricket) To begin a side's innings as one of the first two batsmen.
  2. (context, intransitive, poker) To bet before any other player has in a particular betting round in a game of poker
After the first two players fold, Julie opens for $5.
  1. (context, transitive or intransitive, poker) To reveal one's hand.
Jeff opens his hand revealing a straight flush.
adjective (rfc-level, Adjective at L4+ not in L3 Ety section)
  1. (not comparable) Which is not closed; accessible; as, an open gate.
Turn left after the second door.
    • 1908, Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows, Chapter 2
    • : The road, the dusty highway...
      1. (not comparable) Actively conducting or prepared to conduct business.
      Banks are not on bank holidays.
      1. (comparable) receptive, Receptive.
      I am to new ideas.
      1. (not comparable) public, Public; as, an open letter, an open declaration.
      He published an letter to the govenor on a full page of the New York Times.
      1. (not comparable) candid, Candid, ingenuous, not subtle in character:
      The man is an book.
opener Tweet Definition of opener Like Definition of opener on Facebook
noun
  1. A device that opens something; specifically a tin-opener/can-opener, or a bottle opener.
  2. (card games) The player who starts the betting.
  3. (card games) (in plural openers) Cards of sufficient value to enable a player to open the betting.
  4. (theater) The first act in a variety show.
  5. (cricket) A batsman who normally plays in the first two positions of an innings.
  6. (colloquial) The first in a series of events, items etc.; the first remark or sentence of a conversation.

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