- Anything broad and limber that hangs loose, or that is attached by one side or end and is easily moved; as, the flap of a garment.
- A hinged leaf, as of a table or shutter.
- a stir, scandal or controversy
- The comment caused quite a in the newspapers.
- The motion of anything broad and loose, or a stroke or sound made with it; as, the flap of a sail or the flap of a wing
- A disease in the lips of horses.
- (context, phonetics) strongly articulated (of a consonant), hence voiceless
- (aussie-rules) Abbreviation of free kick.
verb (free, d)
- 2006: Whether deserved or not, the gave Cresswell the chance to cover himself in glory with a shot on goal after the siren. http://footballlegends.org/daryn_cresswell.htm
adjective (freer, freest)
- (transitive) To make free; set at liberty; release; rid of that which confines, limits, embarrasses, or oppresses.
- Not imprisoned or enslaved.
- a man
- Obtainable without payment.
- All drinks are
- (context, also, _, mathematics) unconstrained, Unconstrained.
- He was given rein to do whatever he wanted
- The group on three generators
- Unobstructed, without blockages.
- the drain was
- Without obligations.
- (context, of, _, software) With very few limitations on distribution or improvement compared to proprietary software.
- http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-software-for-freedom.html free software
- To be released.
- We set the rabbit
- Being absent from it.
- We had a wholesome, filling meal, of meat
- (complang) Of identifiers, not bound.
- (mycology) Not attached to the stipe.
- In this group of mushrooms, the gills are .
- (informal) In a way which is free, especially with regard to contraints or price.
- I got this bike .
- (phonetics) Any of several sounds produced by air flowing through a constriction in the oral cavity and typically producing a sibilant, hissing, or buzzing quality; a fricative consonant. English F and S are fricatives.
- (phonetics) produced by air flowing through a restriction in the oral cavity.
- The side or end of something that faces the direction it normally moves
- The side of a building with the building's main entrance
- (Military) an area where armies are engaged in conflict
- (context, meteorology) The interface or transition zone between two airmasses of different density. Since the temperature distribution is the most important regulator of atmospheric density, a front almost invariably separates airmasses of different temperature. Fronts receive their names from the movement of the air masses involved.
- (context, meteorology) An area where masses of warm and cold air meet, often resulting in precipitation.
- A person or institution acting as the public face of some other, covert group
- A major military subdivision of the Soviet Army.
- (Military) The lateral space occupied by an element measured from the extremity of one flank to the extremity of the other flank.
- (Military) The direction of the enemy.
- (Military) The line of contact of two opposing forces.
- (Military) When a combat situation does not exist or is not assumed, the direction toward which the command is faced.
- To lead or be the spokesperson of a group.
- (intransitive) To provide money or financial assistance in advance.
- If you can't afford to buy it, I will you the money.
- Located at or near the front.
- The runner was thirty meters ahead of her nearest competitor.
- (context, phonetics) Of a vowel pronounced near the tip of the tongue.