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competition

competition
(n.) The act of seeking, or endeavoring to gain, what another is endeavoring to gain at the same time; common strife for the same objects; strife for superiority; emulous contest; rivalry, as for approbation, for a prize, or as where two or more persons are engaged in the same business and each seeking patronage; -- followed by for before the object sought, and with before the person or thing competed with.

compilation

compilation
(n.) The act or process of compiling or gathering together from various sources.
(n.) That which is compiled; especially, a book or document composed of materials gathering from other books or documents.

composition

composition
(n.) The act or art of composing, or forming a whole or integral, by placing together and uniting different things, parts, or ingredients.
(n.) The invention or combination of the parts of any literary work or discourse, or of a work of art; as, the composition of a poem or a piece of music.
(n.) The art or practice of so combining the different parts of a work of art as to produce a harmonious whole; also, a work of art considered as such. See 4, below.
(n.) The act of writing for practice in a language, as English, Latin, German, etc.
(n.) The setting up of type and arranging it for printing.
(n.) The state of being put together or composed; conjunction; combination; adjustment.
(n.) A mass or body formed by combining two or more substances; as, a chemical composition.
(n.) A literary, musical, or artistic production, especially one showing study and care in arrangement; -- often used of an elementary essay or translation done as an educational exercise.
(n.) Consistency; accord; congruity.
(n.) Mutual agreement to terms or conditions for the settlement of a difference or controversy; also, the terms or conditions of settlement; agreement.
(n.) The adjustment of a debt, or avoidance of an obligation, by some form of compensation agreed on between the parties; also, the sum or amount of compensation agreed upon in the adjustment.
(n.) Synthesis as opposed to analysis.

compotation

compotation
(n.) The act of drinking or tippling together.

compunction

compunction
(n.) A pricking; stimulation.
(n.) A picking of heart; poignant grief proceeding from a sense of guilt or consciousness of causing pain; the sting of conscience.

computation

computation
(n.) The act or process of computing; calculation; reckoning.
(n.) The result of computation; the amount computed.

cooperation

cooperation
(n.) The act of cooperating, or of operating together to one end; joint operation; concurrent effort or labor.
(n.) The association of a number of persons for their benefit.

corporation

corporation
(n.) A body politic or corporate, formed and authorized by law to act as a single person, and endowed by law with the capacity of succession; a society having the capacity of transacting business as an individual.

crepitation

crepitation
(n.) The act of crepitating or crackling.
(n.) A grating or crackling sensation or sound, as that produced by rubbing two fragments of a broken bone together, or by pressing upon cellular tissue containing air.
(n.) A crepitant rale.

desperation

desperation
(n.) The act of despairing or becoming desperate; a giving up of hope.
(n.) A state of despair, or utter hopeless; abandonment of hope; extreme recklessness; reckless fury.

despumation

despumation
(n.) The act of throwing up froth or scum; separation of the scum or impurities from liquids; scumming; clarification.

disparition

disparition
(n.) Act of disappearing; disappearance.

disposition

disposition
(n.) The act of disposing, arranging, ordering, regulating, or transferring; application; disposal; as, the disposition of a man's property by will.
(n.) The state or the manner of being disposed or arranged; distribution; arrangement; order; as, the disposition of the trees in an orchard; the disposition of the several parts of an edifice.
(n.) Tendency to any action or state resulting from natural constitution; nature; quality; as, a disposition in plants to grow in a direction upward; a disposition in bodies to putrefaction.
(n.) Conscious inclination; propension or propensity.
(n.) Natural or prevailing spirit, or temperament of mind, especially as shown in intercourse with one's fellow-men; temper of mind.
(n.) Mood; humor.

disputation

disputation
(v. i.) The act of disputing; a reasoning or argumentation in opposition to something, or on opposite sides; controversy in words; verbal contest respecting the truth of some fact, opinion, proposition, or argument.
(v. i.) A rhetorical exercise in which parties reason in opposition to each other on some question proposed.

epiplastron

epiplastron
(n.) One of the first pair of lateral plates in the plastron of turtles.

evaporation

evaporation
(n.) The process by which any substance is converted from a liquid state into, and carried off in, vapor; as, the evaporation of water, of ether, of camphor.
(n.) The transformation of a portion of a fluid into vapor, in order to obtain the fixed matter contained in it in a state of greater consistence.
(n.) That which is evaporated; vapor.
(n.) See Vaporization.

exuperation

exuperation
(n.) The act of rising or coming into view.

inoperation

inoperation
(n.) Agency; influence; production of effects.

inspecttion

inspecttion
(n.) The act or process of inspecting or looking at carefully; a strict or prying examination; close or careful scrutiny; investigation.
(n.) The act of overseeing; official examination or superintendence.

inspiration

inspiration
(n.) The act of inspiring or breathing in; breath; specif. (Physiol.), the drawing of air into the lungs, accomplished in mammals by elevation of the chest walls and flattening of the diaphragm; -- the opposite of expiration.
(n.) The act or power of exercising an elevating or stimulating influence upon the intellect or emotions; the result of such influence which quickens or stimulates; as, the inspiration of occasion, of art, etc.
(n.) A supernatural divine influence on the prophets, apostles, or sacred writers, by which they were qualified to communicate moral or religious truth with authority; a supernatural influence which qualifies men to receive and communicate divine truth; also, the truth communicated.

oviposition

oviposition
(n.) The depositing of eggs, esp. by insects.
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