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Meaning of Abducting

abducting means: especially of muscles; drawing away from the midline of the body or from an adjacent part

Meaning of Abduction

abduction means: (physiology) moving of a body part away from the central axis of the body

Meaning of Abduction

abduction means: the criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force a family member; if a man's wife is abducted it is a crime against the family relationship and against the wife

Meaning of Abductor

abductor means: a muscle that draws a body part away from the median line

Meaning of Abductor

abductor means: someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)

Meaning of Abductor muscle

abductor muscle means: a muscle that draws a body part away from the median line

Meaning of Abeam

abeam means: at right angles to the length of a ship or airplane

Meaning of Abecedarian

abecedarian means: a 16th century sect of Anabaptists centered in Germany who had an absolute disdain for human knowledge

Meaning of Abecedarian

abecedarian means: a novice learning the rudiments of some subject

Meaning of Abecedarian

abecedarian means: alphabetically arranged (as for beginning readers)

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Meaning of Aquatics

aquatics means: sports that involve bodies of water

Meaning of Chromosonal disorder

chromosonal disorder means: any change in the normal structure or number of chromosomes; often results in physical or mental abnormalities

Meaning of Cowpea

cowpea means: eaten fresh as shell beans or dried

Meaning of Cowpea

cowpea means: sprawling Old World annual cultivated especially in southern United States for food and forage and green manure

Meaning of Cowpea

cowpea means: fruit or seed of the cowpea plant

Meaning of Daughter cell

daughter cell means: a cell formed by the division or budding of another cell

Meaning of Freely

freely means: in a free manner

Meaning of Genus isopyrum

genus isopyrum means: tufted perennial herbs of northern hemisphere

Meaning of Hired help

hired help means: employee hired for domestic or farm work (often used in the singular to refer to several employees collectively)

Meaning of Homophonous

homophonous means: characteristic of the phenomenon of words of different origins that are pronounced the same way

Meaning of Pleximeter

pleximeter means: a small thin metal plate held against the body and struck with a plexor in percussive examinations

Meaning of Pongee

pongee means: a soft thin cloth woven from raw silk (or an imitation)

Meaning of Running suit

running suit means: a matching jacket and pants worn by joggers and made of fabric that absorbs perspiration

Meaning of Sneaking

sneaking means: not openly expressed

Meaning of Souk

souk means: an open-air market in an Arabian city

Meaning of Speculum

speculum means: a medical instrument for dilating a bodily passage or cavity in order to examine the interior

Meaning of Speculum

speculum means: a mirror (especially one made of polished metal) for use in an optical instrument

Meaning of Tapering

tapering means: the act of gradually lowering the size or amount

Meaning of Tapering

tapering means: gradually decreasing until little remains

Meaning of Tapering

tapering means: becoming gradually narrower

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