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{adj: available, usable, useable} convenient for use or disposal

"the house is available after July 1"

"2000 square feet of usable office space"

{adj: eightpenny} used of nail size; 2 1/2 in or 6.4 cm long

{adj: fourpenny} used of nail size; 1 3/8 in or 3.8 cm long

{adj: light} of comparatively little physical weight or density

"a light load"

"magnesium is a light metal--having a specific gravity of 1.74 at 20 degrees C"

<-> heavy

{adj: million} (in Roman numerals, M written with a macron over it) denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000,000 items or units

{adj: monovalent, univalent} having a valence of 1

<-> polyvalent

{adj: one, 1, i, ane} used of a single unit or thing; not two or more

"`ane' is Scottish"

{adj: perinatal} occurring during the period around birth (5 months before and 1 month after)

"perinatal mortality"

"perinatal care"

<-> postnatal, prenatal

{adj: thousand, one thousand, 1000, m, k} denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000 items or units

{adj: threepenny} used of nail size; 1 1/8 in long

{adv: thickly} with thickness; in a thick manner

"spread 1/4 lb softened margarine or cooking fat fairly thickly all over the surface"

"we were visiting a small, thickly walled and lovely town with straggling outskirt"

<-> thinly

{n: Algerian centime} 100 centimes equal 1 dinar in Algeria

{n: All Saints' Day, Allhallows, November 1, Hallowmas, Hallowmass} a Christian feast day honoring all the saints; first observed in 835

{n: Arabic numeral, Hindu numeral, Hindu-Arabic numeral} one of the symbols 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,0

<-> Roman numeral

{n: Australopithecus boisei} large-toothed hominid of eastern Africa; from 1 to 2 million years ago

{n: Australopithecus robustus} large-toothed hominid of southern Africa; from 1.5 to 2 million years ago; formerly Paranthropus

{n: Bahrain dinar, dinar} the basic unit of money in Bahrain; equal to 1,000 fils

{n: Benford's law} a law used by auditors to identify fictitious populations of numbers; applies to any population of numbers derived from other numbers

"Benford's law holds that 30% of the time the first non-zero digit of a derived number will be 1 and it will be 9 only 4.6% of the time"

{n: Casuarinales, order Casuarinales} order of chiefly Australian trees and shrubs comprising the casuarinas; 1 family: Casuarinaceae

{n: Chinese Wall, Great Wall, Great Wall of China} a fortification 1,500 miles long built across northern China in the 3rd century BC; is 1,500 miles long and averages 6 meters in width

{n: Circumcision, Feast of the Circumcision, January 1} (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of Jesus; celebrated on January 1st

{n: Cox-2 inhibitor} an anti-inflammatory drug that blocks Cox-2 activity without impeding the activity of Cox-1

"Cox-2 inhibitors reduce the symptoms of arthritis without endangering the stomach and kidneys"

{n: Dominion Day, July 1} a legal holiday in Canada commemorating receiving Dominion status in 1867

{n: Garand rifle, Garand, M-1, M-1 rifle} a semiautomatic rifle

{n: German short-haired pointer} liver or liver-and-white hunting dog developed in Germany; 3/4 pointer and 1/4 bloodhound

{n: Haitian centime} 100 centimes equal 1 gourde in Haiti

{n: I Chronicles, 1 Chronicles} the first of two Old Testament books telling the history of Judah and Israel until the return from the Babylonian Captivity in 536 BC

{n: I Esdra, 1 Esdras} an Apocryphal book consisting of a compilation from I Chronicles and II Chronicles and Ezra and Nehemiah

{n: I Kings, 1 Kings} the first of two Old Testament books telling the histories of the kings of Judah and Israel

{n: I Maccabees, 1 Maccabees} an Apocryphal book describing the life of Judas Maccabaeus

{n: I Samuel, 1 Samuel} the first of two books in the Old Testament that tell of Saul and David

{n: Iditarod Trail} a trail that extends 1,100 miles from Anchorage over the Alaska Range to Nome

{n: Iranian dinar, dinar} 100 dinars equal 1 rial in Iran

{n: Iraqi dinar, dinar} the basic unit of money in Iraq; equal to 1,000 fils

{n: Japan, Japanese Islands, Japanese Archipelago} a string of more than 3,000 islands east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean

{n: Jordanian dinar, dinar} the basic unit of money in Jordan; equal to 1,000 fils

{n: Kolkwitzia, genus Kolkwitzia} Chinese genus of 1 species: beauty bush

{n: Kronecker delta} a function of two variables i and j that equals 1 when i=j and equals 0 otherwise

{n: Kuwaiti dinar, dinar} the basic unit of money in Kuwait; equal 1,000 fils

{n: Lammas, Lammas Day, August 1} commemorates Saint Peter's miraculous deliverance from prison; a quarter day in Scotland; a harvest festival in England

{n: Leakey, Mary Leakey, Mary Douglas Leakey} English paleontologist (the wife of Louis Leakey) who discovered the Zinjanthropus skull that was 1,750,000 years old (1913-1996)

{n: Leclanche cell} voltaic cell that produces approximately 1.5 volts

{n: Libyan dirham, dirham} 100 dirhams equal 1 dinar in Libya

{n: Loranthus, genus Loranthus} type genus of the Loranthaceae: 1 species

{n: Magnificat} (Luke) the canticle of the Virgin Mary (from Luke 1:46 beginning `Magnificat anima mea Dominum')

{n: Maldives, Maldive Islands} a group of about 1,200 small coral islands (about 220 inhabited) in the Indian ocean

{n: Mantoux test} tuberculin (a derivative of tubercle bacillus) is injected intradermally; a red area appearing 1-3 days later signifies an exposure (past or present) to tubercle bacilli and the need for further testing

{n: May Day, First of May, May 1} observed in the United States to celebrate the coming of spring; observed in Russia in honor of labor

{n: New Year's Day, New Year's, January 1} the first day of the year

{n: Orinoco, Orinoco River} a South American river 1,500 miles long; flows into the South Atlantic

{n: Qatari dirham, dirham} 100 dirhams equal 1 riyal in Qatar

{n: REM} (Roentgen Equivalent Man) the dosage of ionizing radiation that will cause the same amount of injury to human tissue as 1 roentgen of X-rays

{n: Richter scale} a logarithmic scale of 1 to 10 used to express the energy released by an earthquake

{n: Roman numeral} a symbol in the old Roman notation; I,V,X,L,C,D,M represent 1,5,10,50,100,500,1000 respectively in Arabic notation

<-> Arabic numeral

{n: Solemnity of Mary, January 1} (Roman Catholic Church) a holy day of obligation

{n: Tien Shan, Tyan Shan} a major mountain range of central Asia; extends 1,500 miles

{n: Tower of Babel, Babel} (Genesis 11:1-11) a tower built by Noah's descendants (probably in Babylon) who intended it to reach up to heaven; God foiled them by confusing their language so they could no longer understand one another

{n: Treasury note} securities with maturities of 1 to 10 years; sold for cash or in exchange for maturing issues or at auction

{n: Tunisian dirham, dirham} 100 dirhams equal 1 dinar in Tunisia

{n: United Arab Emirate dirham, dirham} the basic unit of money in the United Arab Emirates; equal to 1,000 fils

{n: Venus' slipper, Venus's slipper, Venus's shoe} any of various orchids of the genus Paphiopedilum having slender flower stalks bearing 1 to several waxy flowers with pouchlike lips

{n: Wolffiella, genus Wolffiella} minute rootless aquatic herbs having flat fronds floating on or below the water surface and bearing 1-2 flowers per frond; America and Africa

{n: World War I, World War 1, Great War, First World War, War to End War} a war between the allies (Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, United States, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Montenegro) and the central powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria) from 1914 to 1918

{n: absolute alcohol} pure ethyl alcohol (containing no more than 1% water)

{n: absorption coefficient, coefficient of absorption, absorptance} a measure of the rate of decrease in the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (as light) as it passes through a given substance; the fraction of incident radiant energy absorbed per unit mass or thickness of an absorber

"absorptance equals 1 minus transmittance"

{n: abwatt} a power unit equal to the power dissipated when 1 abampere flows across a potential difference of 1 abvolt (one ten-thousandth of a milliwatt)

{n: acre-foot} the volume of water that would cover 1 acre to a depth of 1 foot; 43,560 cubic feet or 1233.5 cubic meters

{n: agate line, line} space for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising

{n: agora} 100 agorot equal 1 shekel in Israel

{n: alkyl, alkyl group, alkyl radical} any of a series of univalent groups of the general formula CnH2n+1 derived from aliphatic hydrocarbons

{n: ampere-turn} a unit of magnetomotive force equal to the magnetomotive force produced by the passage of 1 ampere through 1 complete turn of a coil; equal to 1.257 gilberts

{n: anomalistic year} time of the earth's revolution from perihelion to perihelion again; 365 days and 6 hr and 13 min and 53.1 sec

{n: anterior cerebral artery} one of two branches of the internal carotid artery; divides into two branches that serve (1) the thalamus and (2) parts of the frontal and parietal cortex

{n: antibaryon} the antiparticle of a baryon; a hadron with a baryon number of -1

{n: arethusa} any of several bog orchids of the genus Arethusa having 1 or 2 showy flowers

{n: argon, Ar, atomic number 18} a colorless and odorless inert gas; one of the six inert gases; comprises approximately 1% of the earth's atmosphere

{n: arithmetic progression} (mathematics) a progression in which a constant is added to each term in order to obtain the next term

"1-4-7-10-13- is the start of an arithmetic progression"

{n: asper} 20 aspers equal 1 kuru in Turkey

{n: at} 100 at equal 1 kip in Laos

{n: australopithecine} any of several extinct humanlike bipedal primates with relatively small brains of the genus Australopithecus; from 1 to 4 million years ago

{n: avo} 100 avos equal 1 pataca in Macao

{n: baby, babe, infant} a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk

"isn't she too young to have a baby?"

{n: baiza, baisa} 1,000 baiza equal 1 riyal-omani in Oman

{n: ban} 100 bani equal 1 leu in Moldova

{n: ban} 100 bani equal 1 leu in Romania

{n: baryon, heavy particle} any of the elementary particles having a mass equal to or greater than that of a proton and that participate in strong interactions; a hadron with a baryon number of +1

{n: bell metal} bronze with 3 or 4 parts copper to 1 part tin; used in making bells

{n: billionth} position 1,000,000,000 in a countable series of things

{n: binary digit} either 0 or 1 in binary notation

{n: binary notation} any notation that uses 2 characters (usually 0 and 1)

{n: biosafety level 1} exposure only to infectious agents that do not ordinarily cause human disease

{n: board foot} the volume of a piece of wood 1 foot square and 1 inch thick

{n: bottom quark, beauty quark} a quark with a charge of -1/3 and a mass about 10,000 times that of an electron

{n: broad-leaved montia, Montia cordifolia} succulent plant with mostly basal leaves; stem bears 1 pair of broadly ovate or heart-shaped leaves and a loose raceme of 3-10 white flowers; western North America

{n: broiler} flesh of a small young chicken not over 2 1/2 lb suitable for broiling

{n: butut, butat} 100 bututs equal 1 dalasi in Gambia

{n: buzz bomb, robot bomb, flying bomb, doodlebug, V-1} a small jet-propelled winged missile that carries a bomb

{n: calendar year, civil year} the year (reckoned from January 1 to December 31) according to Gregorian calendar

{n: calm air} wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale

{n: calorie, gram calorie, small calorie} unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure

{n: calypso, fairy-slipper, Calypso bulbosa} rare north temperate bog orchid bearing a solitary white to pink flower marked with purple at the tip of an erect reddish stalk above 1 basal leaf

{n: candle, candela, cd, standard candle} the basic unit of luminous intensity adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; equal to 1/60 of the luminous intensity per square centimeter of a black body radiating at the temperature of 2,046 degrees Kelvin

{n: carbon tetrahalide} compounds composed of 1 carbon and 4 halogen molecules

{n: centas} 100 centas equal 1 litas in Lithuania

{n: charm quark} a quark with an electric charge of +2/3 and a mass 2900 times that of an electron and a charm of +1

{n: chetrum} 100 chetrums equal 1 ngultrum in Bhutan

{n: chon} 100 chon equal 1 won in North Korea

{n: chon} 100 chon equal 1 won in South Korea

{n: class, division} a league ranked by quality

"he played baseball in class D for two years"

"Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA"

{n: complete blood count, CBC, blood profile} counting the number of white and red blood cells and the number of platelets in 1 cubic millimeter of blood

{n: complex number, complex quantity, imaginary number, imaginary} (mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of -1

{n: conto} 1 conto equals 1,000 escudos in Portugal

{n: correlation coefficient, coefficient of correlation, correlation} a statistic representing how closely two variables co-vary; it can vary from -1 (perfect negative correlation) through 0 (no correlation) to +1 (perfect positive correlation)

"what is the correlation between those two variables?"

{n: coulomb, C, ampere-second} a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second

{n: cubic millimeter, cubic millimetre} a metric measure of volume or capacity equal to a cube 1 millimeter on each edge

{n: cyclooxygenase-1, Cox-1} an enzyme that regulates prostaglandins that are important for the health of the stomach lining and kidneys

"an unfortunate side effect of NSAIDs is that they block Cox-1"

{n: decigram, dg} 1/10 gram

{n: delta rhythm, delta wave} the normal brainwave in the encephalogram of a person in deep dreamless sleep; occurs with high voltage and low frequency (1 to 4 hertz)

{n: dice, die} small cubes with 1 to 6 spots on the faces; used to generate random numbers

{n: differential blood count} counting the number of specific types of white blood cells found in 1 cubic millimeter of blood; may be included as part of a complete blood count

{n: digit, figure} one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration

"0 and 1 are digits"

{n: down quark} a stable quark with an electric charge of -1/3 and a mass 607 times that of an electron

{n: dram} 1/16 ounce or 1.771 grams

{n: dyne} a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 cm/sec/sec to a mass of 1 gram

{n: electron volt, eV} a unit of energy equal to the work done by an electron accelerated through a potential difference of 1 volt

{n: em, pica em, pica} a linear unit (1/6 inch) used in printing

{n: eyrir} 100 aurar equal 1 krona in Iceland

{n: factorial} the product of all the integers up to and including a given integer

"1, 2, 6, 24, and 120 are factorials"

{n: fantan, fan tan} a Chinese gambling game; a random number of counters are placed under a bowl and you gamble on how many will be left (0, 1, 2, or 3 modulo 4)

{n: farad, F} the capacitance of a capacitor that has an equal and opposite charge of 1 coulomb on each plate and a voltage difference of 1 volt between the plates

{n: fen} 100 fen equal 1 yuan in China

{n: field} (mathematics) a set of elements such that addition and multiplication are commutative and associative and multiplication is distributive over addition and there are two elements 0 and 1

"the set of all rational numbers is a field"

{n: filler} 100 filler equal 1 forint in Hungary

{n: first, number one, number 1} the first element in a countable series

"the first of the month"

{n: fluidounce, fluid ounce} a British imperial unit of capacity or volume (liquid or dry) equal to 8 fluid drams or 28.416 cubic centimeters (1.734 cubic inches)

{n: fluidounce, fluid ounce} a United States unit of capacity or volume equal to 1.804 cubic inches

{n: footcandle} a unit of illuminance on a surface that is everywhere 1 foot from a point source of 1 candle

{n: fourpenny nail} a nail 1.5 inches long

{n: fuzzy logic} a form of mathematical logic in which truth can assume a continuum of values between 0 and 1

{n: galley} a large medieval vessel with a single deck propelled by sails and oars with guns at stern and prow; a complement of 1,000 men; used mainly in the Mediterranean for war and trading

{n: gauss} a unit of magnetic flux density equal to 1 maxwell per square centimeter

{n: genus Metasequoia} genus of deciduous conifers comprising both living and fossil forms; 1 extant species: dawn redwood of China; variously classified as member of Pinaceae or Taxodiaceae

{n: geometric progression} (mathematics) a progression in which each term is multiplied by a constant in order to obtain the next term

"1-4-16-64-256- is the start of a geometric progression"

{n: gigabyte, G, GB} a unit of information equal to one billion (1,073,741,824) bytes or 1024 megabytes

{n: gigahertz, GHz, gigacycle per second, gigacycle, Gc} 1,000,000,000 periods per second

{n: googolplex} a cardinal number represented as 1 followed by a googol of zeros (ten raised to the power of a googol)

{n: googol} a cardinal number represented as 1 followed by 100 zeros (ten raised to the power of a hundred)

{n: grain, metric grain} a weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat

{n: grain} 1/60 dram; equals an avoirdupois grain or 64.799 milligrams

{n: grain} 1/7000 pound; equals a troy grain or 64.799 milligrams

{n: grazing fire} fire approximately parallel to the ground; the center of the cone of fire does rise above 1 meter from the ground

{n: groschen} 100 groschen equal 1 schilling in Austria

{n: gross domestic product, GDP} measure of the United States economy adopted in 1991; the total market values of goods and services by produced by workers and capital within the United States borders during a given period (usually 1 year)

{n: gross national product, GNP} former measure of the United States economy; the total market value of goods and services produced by all citizens and capital during a given period (usually 1 yr)

{n: grosz} 100 groszy equal 1 zloty in Poland

{n: haler, heller} 100 halers equal 1 koruna Slovakia

{n: haler, heller} 100 halers equal 1 koruna in Czech Republic

{n: half mile, 880 yards} a unit of length equal to half of 1 mile

{n: hao} 10 hao equal 1 dong in Vietnam

{n: hedge fund, hedgefund} a flexible investment company for a small number of large investors (usually the minimum investment is $1 million); can use high-risk techniques (not allowed for mutual funds) such as short-selling and heavy leveraging

{n: herpes simplex 1, HS1, HSV-1, HSV-I} a herpes virus that causes oral herpes

{n: herpes simplex encephalitis, herpes encephalitis, acute inclusion body encephalitis} common form of acute encephalitis caused by herpes simplex 1; usually affects the temporal and frontal lobes

{n: hin} ancient Hebrew unit of liquid measure = 1.5 gallons

{n: hour, hr, 60 minutes} a period of time equal to 1/24th of a day

"the job will take more than an hour"

{n: human T-cell leukemia virus-1, HTLV-1} retrovirus causing T-cell leukemia

{n: hydrogen, H, atomic number 1} a nonmetallic univalent element that is normally a colorless and odorless highly flammable diatomic gas; the simplest and lightest and most abundant element in the universe

{n: identity, identity element, identity operator} an operator that leaves unchanged the element on which it operates

"the identity under numerical multiplication is 1"

{n: imaginary part, imaginary part of a complex number} the part of a complex number that has the square root of -1 as a factor

{n: ionic charge} the charge on an ion is equal to a constant charge e multiplied by an integer from 1 to 15

{n: jiao} 10 jiao equal 1 yuan in China

{n: kapeika} 100 kapeikas equal 1 rubel in Belarus

{n: khoum} 5 khoums equal 1 ouguiya in Mauritania

{n: kobo} 100 kobos equal 1 naira in Nigeria

{n: kopek, kopeck, copeck} 100 kopecks equal 1 ruble in Russia

{n: kopiyka} 100 kopiykas equal 1 hryvnia in Ukraine

{n: kuru, piaster, piastre} 100 kurus equal 1 lira in Turkey

{n: lambda particle, lambda hyperon} an electrically neutral baryon with isotopic spin 1

{n: lauryl alcohol, 1-dodecanol} a colorless insoluble solid alcohol used to make detergents and pharmaceuticals

{n: leaded bronze} bronze to which 1-4% lead is added

{n: lepton} 100 lepta equal 1 drachma in Greece

{n: light air} wind moving 1-3 knots; 1 on the Beaufort scale

{n: light year, light-year} the distance that light travels in a vacuum in 1 year; 5.88 trillion miles or 9.46 trillion kilometers

{n: ligne} a linear unit (1/40 inch) used to measure diameter of buttons

{n: likuta} 100 makuta equal 1 zaire in Zaire

{n: link} a unit of length equal to 1/100 of a chain

{n: liter, litre, l, cubic decimeter, cubic decimetre} a metric unit of capacity equal to the volume of 1 kilogram of pure water at 4 degrees centigrade and 760 mm of mercury (or approximately 1.76 pints)

{n: lumen, lm} a unit of luminous flux equal to the amount of light given out through a solid angle of 1 steradian by a point source of 1 candela intensity radiating uniformly in all directions

{n: lumma} 100 lumma equal 1 dram in Armenia

{n: lux, lx} a unit of illumination equal to 1 lumen per square meter; 0.0929 foot candle

{n: lwei} 100 lwei equal 1 kwanza in Angola

{n: majority operation} a threshold operation in which each operand is 0 or 1; output is 1 if and only if more than half the operands have the value 1

{n: manganese bronze, high-strength brass} a brass with from 1-4% manganese to harden it

{n: maxwell, Mx} a cgs unit of magnetic flux equal to the flux perpendicular to an area of 1 square centimeter in a magnetic field of 1 gauss

{n: megabyte, MB} a unit of information equal to one million (1,048,576) bytes

{n: menstrual phase} the phase of the menstrual cycle during which the lining of the uterus is shed (the first day of menstrual flow is considered day 1 of the menstrual cycle)

{n: meter, metre, m} the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)

{n: microgram, mcg} one millionth (1/1,000,000) gram

{n: milligram, mg} one thousandth (1/1,000) gram

{n: millime} 1,000 millimes equal 1 dinar in Tunisia

{n: millionth} position 1,000,000 in a countable series of things

{n: mil} an angular unit used in artillery; equal to 1/6400 of a complete revolution

{n: minim} a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 1/60th fluid dram or 0.059194 cubic centimeters

{n: minim} a United States liquid unit equal to 1/60 fluidram

{n: minute, min} a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour

"he ran a 4 minute mile"

{n: mongo} 100 mongo equal 1 tugrik in Mongolia

{n: mountain lady's slipper, Cypripedium montanum} leafy plant having a few stems in a clump with 1 white and dull purple flower in each upper leaf axil; Alaska to northern California and Wyoming

{n: multiplicative inverse, reciprocal} (mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1: the reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2; the multiplicative inverse of 7 is 1/7

{n: musical chairs, going to Jerusalem} a child's game in which N players march to music around N-1 chairs; when the music abruptly stops the players scramble to sit and the player who does not find a chair is eliminated; then a chair is removed and the march resumes until only the winner is seated

{n: nail} a former unit of length for cloth equal to 1/16 of a yard

{n: nanogram, ng} one billionth (1/1,000,000,000) gram

{n: national income} the total value of all income in a nation (wages and profits and interest and rents and pension payments) during a given period (usually 1 yr)

{n: natural number} the number 1 and any other number obtained by adding 1 to it repeatedly

{n: nautical mile, mile, mi, naut mi, knot, international nautical mile, air mile} a unit of length used in navigation; equivalent to the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; 1,852 meters

{n: nautical mile, naut mi, mile, mi, geographical mile, Admiralty mile} a British unit of length equivalent to 1,853.18 meters (6,082 feet)

{n: near beer} drink that resembles beer but with less than 1/2 percent alcohol

{n: negative correlation, indirect correlation} a correlation in which large values of one variable are associated with small values of the other; the correlation coefficient is between 0 and -1

{n: newton, N} a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes

{n: ngwee} 100 ngwee equal 1 kwacha in Zambia

{n: nickel-iron battery, nickel-iron accumulator} a storage battery having a nickel oxide cathode and an iron anode with an electrolyte of potassium hydroxide; each cell gives about 1.2 volts

{n: nit} a luminance unit equal to 1 candle per square meter measured perpendicular to the rays from the source

{n: nominal damages} (law) a trivial sum (usually $1.00) awarded as recognition that a legal injury was sustained (as for technical violations of a contract)

{n: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, NSAID} an anti-inflammatory drug that does not contain steroids

"NSAIDs inhibit the activity of both Cox-1 and Cox-2 enzymes"

{n: oersted} the magnetic field strength 1 cm from a unit magnetic pole

{n: oka} a Turkish liquid unit equal to 1.3 pints

{n: one, 1, I, ace, single, unity} the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number

"he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it"

"they had lunch at one"

{n: one-hitter, 1-hitter} a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only one hit

{n: oral herpes, herpes labialis, cold sore, fever blister} caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1)

{n: ore} a monetary subunit in Denmark and Norway and Sweden; 100 ore equal 1 krona

{n: oxidation number, oxidation state} the degree of oxidation of an atom or ion or molecule; for simple atoms or ions the oxidation number is equal to the ionic charge

"the oxidation number of hydrogen is +1 and of oxygen is -2"

{n: para} 100 para equal 1 dinar in Yugoslavia

{n: parity bit, parity, check bit} (computer science) a bit that is used in an error detection procedure in which a 0 or 1 is added to each group of bits so that it will have either an odd number of 1's or an even number of 1's; e.g., if the parity is odd then any group of bits that arrives with an even number of 1's must contain an error

{n: parsec, secpar} a unit of astronomical length based on the distance from Earth at which stellar parallax is 1 second of arc; equivalent to 3.262 light years

{n: penni} 100 pennia formerly equaled 1 markka in Finland

{n: penny stock} a stock selling for less that $1/share

{n: pesewa} 100 pesewas equal 1 cedi in Ghana

{n: petabyte} a unit of information equal to 1,024 terabytes

{n: pfennig} 100 pfennigs formerly equaled 1 Deutsche Mark in Germany

{n: phot} a unit of illumination equal to 1 lumen per square centimeter; 10,000 phots equal 1 lux

{n: pleurothallis} any of numerous small tufted orchids of the genus Pleurothallis having leathery to fleshy leaves and racemes of 1 to many small flowers

{n: point} a linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch

{n: poise} a cgs unit of dynamic viscosity equal to one dyne-second per square centimeter; the viscosity of a fluid in which a force of one dyne per square centimeter maintains a velocity of 1 centimeter per second

{n: positive correlation, direct correlation} a correlation in which large values of one variable are associated with large values of the other and small with small; the correlation coefficient is between 0 and +1

{n: pound, lbf.} a nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec

{n: poundal, pdl} a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 foot/sec/sec to a mass of 1 pound; equal to 0.1382 newtons

{n: prime number} an integer that has no integral factors but itself and 1

{n: prime, prime quantity} a number that has no factor but itself and 1

{n: pul} 100 puls equal 1 afghani in Afghanistan

{n: pya} 100 pyas equal 1 kyat in Myanmar

{n: qepiq} 100 qepiq equal 1 manat in Azerbaijan

{n: qindarka, qintar} 100 qindarka equal 1 lek in Albania

{n: quark} (physics) hypothetical truly fundamental particle in mesons and baryons; there are supposed to be six flavors of quarks (and their antiquarks), which come in pairs; each has an electric charge of +2/3 or -1/3

"quarks have not been observed directly but theoretical predictions based on their existence have been confirmed experimentally"

{n: quarter mile, 440 yards} a unit of length equal to a quarter of 1 mile

{n: quarter section} a land unit equal to a quarter of a section (160 acres) and measuring 1/2 mile on a side

{n: quart} a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 pints or 1.136 liters

{n: queen's cup, bride's bonnet, Clintonia uniflora} plant with 1 or 2 white starlike flowers on short leafless stalks; Alaska to California and east to Oregon and Montana

{n: qurush} 20 qurush equal 1 riyal in Saudi Arabia

{n: range} the limits of the values a function can take

"the range of this function is the interval from 0 to 1"

{n: relativistic mass} (physics) the mass of a body in motion relative to the observer: it is equal to the rest mass multiplied by a factor that is greater than 1 and that increases as the magnitude of the velocity increases

{n: roaster} flesh of a large young chicken over 3 1/2 lb suitable for roasting

{n: roentgen, R} a unit of radiation exposure; the dose of ionizing radiation that will produce 1 electrostatic unit of electricity in 1 cc of dry air

{n: rosebud orchid, Cleistes rosea, Pogonia rosea} orchid of central and northern South America having 1- to 3-blossomed racemes of large showy rose-colored flowers; sometimes placed in genus Pogonia

{n: santims} 100 santimi equal 1 lats in Latvia

{n: satang} 100 satangs equal 1 baht in Thailand

{n: scale, scale of measurement, graduated table, ordered series} an ordered reference standard

"judging on a scale of 1 to 10"

{n: second, sec, s} 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

{n: section} a land unit of 1 square mile measuring 1 mile on a side

{n: sene} 100 sene equal 1 tala in Western Samoa

{n: seniti} 100 seniti equal 1 pa'anga in Tonga

{n: sente} 100 sente equal 1 loti in Lesotho

{n: sent} 100 senti equal 1 kroon in Estonia

{n: sidereal hour} 1/24 of a sidereal day

{n: space-time, space-time continuum} the four-dimensional coordinate system (3 dimensions of space and 1 of time) in which physical events are located

{n: square meter, square metre, centare} a centare is 1/100th of an are

{n: stagnation, stagnancy, doldrums} a state of inactivity (in business or art etc)

"economic growth of less than 1% per year is considered to be economic stagnation"

{n: stock} lumber used in the construction of something

"they will cut round stock to 1-inch diameter"

{n: stotinka} 100 stotinka equal 1 lev in Bulgaria

{n: strange quark, squark} a quark with an electric charge of -1/3 and a mass 988 times that of an electron and a strangeness of -1

{n: stream orchid, chatterbox, giant helleborine, Epipactis gigantea} orchid growing along streams or ponds of western North America having leafy stems and 1 greenish-brown and pinkish flower in the axil of each upper leaf

{n: table, tabular array} a set of data arranged in rows and columns

"see table 1"

{n: tael} a unit of weight used in east Asia approximately equal to 1.3 ounces

{n: tambala} 100 tambala equal 1 kwacha in Malawi

{n: tanga} 100 tanga equal 1 Tajikistani ruble

{n: tenge} 100 tenge equal 1 manat in Turkmenistan

{n: terabyte, T, TB} a unit of information equal to a trillion (1,099,511,627,776) bytes or 1024 gigabytes

{n: tetri} 100 tetri equal 1 lari in Georgia

{n: the Irish Famine, the Great Hunger, the Great Starvation, the Great Calamity} a famine in Ireland resulting from a potato blight; between 1846 and 1851 a million people starved to death and 1.6 million emigrated (most to America)

{n: thebe} 100 thebe equal 1 pula in Botswana

{n: thousandth} position 1,000 in a countable series of things

{n: threshold function} a function that takes the value 1 if a specified function of the arguments exceeds a given threshold and 0 otherwise

{n: time and a half} a rate of pay that is 1.5 times the regular rate; for overtime work

{n: tiyin} 100 tiyin equal 1 tenge in Kazakhstan

{n: toea} 100 toea equal 1 kina in Papua New Guinea

{n: tyiyn} 100 tyiyn equal 1 som in Kyrgyzstan

{n: tyyn} 100 tyyn equal 1 sum in Uzbekistan

{n: variola minor, variola minor virus} a type of smallpox virus that has a fatality rate of about 1 percent

{n: verst} a Russian unit of length (1.067 km)

{n: volt, V} a unit of potential equal to the potential difference between two points on a conductor carrying a current of 1 ampere when the power dissipated between the two points is 1 watt; equivalent to the potential difference across a resistance of 1 ohm when 1 ampere of current flows through it

{n: volt-ampere, var} a unit of electrical power in an AC circuit equal to the power dissipated when 1 volt produces a current of 1 ampere

{n: watt, W} a unit of power equal to 1 joule per second; the power dissipated by a current of 1 ampere flowing across a resistance of 1 ohm

{n: yearling} a racehorse considered one year old until the second Jan. 1 following its birth

{v: attack, assail} launch an attack or assault on ; begin hostilities or start warfare with

"Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II"

"Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week"

<-> defend

{v: click off} perform or finish an action rapidly

"The game was clicked off in 1:48"

{v: equal, be} be identical or equivalent to

"One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"

<-> differ

{v: exist, survive, live, subsist} support oneself

"he could barely exist on such a low wage"

"Can you live on $2000 a month in New York City?"

"Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day"

{v: have, have got, hold} have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense

"She has $1,000 in the bank"

"He has got two beautiful daughters"

"She holds a Master's degree from Harvard"

{v: invade, occupy} march aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation

"Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939"

{v: net, clear} yield as a net profit

"This sale netted me $1 million"

{v: net, sack, sack up, clear} make as a net profit

"The company cleared $1 million"

{v: put on} add to the odometer

"He put on 1,000 miles on this trip"

{v: render, yield, return, give, generate} give or supply

"The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"

"This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"

"The estate renders some revenue for the family"

{v: spring-clean} thoroughly clean the entire house, often done only once a year

"she strated spring-cleaning on April 1"

{v: strike, hit} make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target

"The Germans struck Poland on Sept. 1, 1939"

"We must strike the enemy's oil fields"

"in the fifth inning, the Giants struck, sending three runners home to win the game 5 to 2"

{v: surtax} levy an extra tax on

"surtax luxury items that cost more than $1,000"

{v: take} travel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route

"He takes the bus to work"

"She takes Route 1 to Newark"

{v: think of} choose in one's mind

"Think of any integer between 1 and 25"

{v: work out} be calculated

"The fees work out to less than $1,000"

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