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{adv: secretly, in secret, on the Q.T., on the QT} in secrecy; not openly
"met secretly to discuss the invasion plans"
"the children secretly went to the movies when they were supposed to be at the library"
"they arranged to meet in secret"



{n: Nor-Q-D} trade name for an oral contraceptive containing norethindrone

{n: Q fever} an acute disease resembling influenza

{n: Q, letter q} the 17th letter of the Roman alphabet

{n: QWERTY keyboard} the standard typewriter keyboard; the keys for Q, W, E, R, T, and Y are the first six from the left on the top row of letter keys

{n: Qing, Qing dynasty, Ch'ing, Ch'ing dynasty, Manchu, Manchu dynasty} the last imperial dynasty of China (from 1644 to 1912) which was overthrown by revolutionaries; during the Qing dynasty China was ruled by the Manchu

{n: implication, logical implication, conditional relation} a logical relation between propositions p and q of the form `if p then q'; if p is true then q cannot be false

{n: intelligence quotient, IQ, I.Q.} a measure of a person's intelligence as indicated by an intelligence test; the ratio of a person's mental age to their chronological age (multiplied by 100)

{n: quantum electrodynamics, QED} a relativistic quantum theory of the electromagnetic interactions of photons and electrons and muons

{n: ubiquinone, coenzyme Q} any of several quinones found in living cells and that function as coenzymes that transfer electrons from one molecule to another in cell respiration

{v: fall} lose office or power
"The government fell overnight"
"The Qing Dynasty fell with Sun Yat-sen"


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