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act

act
(n.) That which is done or doing; the exercise of power, or the effect, of which power exerted is the cause; a performance; a deed.
(n.) The result of public deliberation; the decision or determination of a legislative body, council, court of justice, etc.; a decree, edit, law, judgment, resolve, award; as, an act of Parliament, or of Congress.
(n.) A formal solemn writing, expressing that something has been done.
(n.) A performance of part of a play; one of the principal divisions of a play or dramatic work in which a certain definite part of the action is completed.
(n.) A thesis maintained in public, in some English universities, by a candidate for a degree, or to show the proficiency of a student.
(n.) A state of reality or real existence as opposed to a possibility or possible existence.
(n.) Process of doing; action. In act, in the very doing; on the point of (doing).
(v. i.) To exert power; to produce an effect; as, the stomach acts upon food.
(v. i.) To perform actions; to fulfill functions; to put forth energy; to move, as opposed to remaining at rest; to carry into effect a determination of the will.
(v. i.) To behave or conduct, as in morals, private duties, or public offices; to bear or deport one's self; as, we know not why he has acted so.
(v. i.) To perform on the stage; to represent a character.
(v. t.) To move to action; to actuate; to animate.
(v. t.) To perform; to execute; to do.
(v. t.) To perform, as an actor; to represent dramatically on the stage.
(v. t.) To assume the office or character of; to play; to personate; as, to act the hero.
(v. t.) To feign or counterfeit; to simulate.

aft

aft
(adv. & a.) Near or towards the stern of a vessel; astern; abaft.

ait

ait
(n.) An islet, or little isle, in a river or lake; an eyot.
(n.) Oat.

alt

alt
(a. & n.) The higher part of the scale. See Alto.

ant

an 't
An it, that is, and it or if it. See An, conj.
A contraction for are and am not; also used for is not; -- now usually written ain't.
(n.) A hymenopterous insect of the Linnaean genus Formica, which is now made a family of several genera; an emmet; a pismire.

apt

apt
(a.) Fit or fitted; suited; suitable; appropriate.
(a.) Having an habitual tendency; habitually liable or likely; -- used of things.
(a.) Inclined; disposed customarily; given; ready; -- used of persons.
(a.) Ready; especially fitted or qualified (to do something); quick to learn; prompt; expert; as, a pupil apt to learn; an apt scholar.
(v. t.) To fit; to suit; to adapt.

art

art
The second person singular, indicative mode, present tense, of the substantive verb Be; but formed after the analogy of the plural are, with the ending -t, as in thou shalt, wilt, orig. an ending of the second person sing. pret. Cf. Be. Now used only in solemn or poetical style.
(n.) The employment of means to accomplish some desired end; the adaptation of things in the natural world to the uses of life; the application of knowledge or power to practical purposes.
(n.) A system of rules serving to facilitate the performance of certain actions; a system of principles and rules for attaining a desired end; method of doing well some special work; -- often contradistinguished from science or speculative principles; as, the art of building or engraving; the art of war; the art of navigation.
(n.) The systematic application of knowledge or skill in effecting a desired result. Also, an occupation or business requiring such knowledge or skill.
(n.) The application of skill to the production of the beautiful by imitation or design, or an occupation in which skill is so employed, as in painting and sculpture; one of the fine arts; as, he prefers art to literature.
(n.) Those branches of learning which are taught in the academical course of colleges; as, master of arts.
(n.) Learning; study; applied knowledge, science, or letters.
(n.) Skill, dexterity, or the power of performing certain actions, acquired by experience, study, or observation; knack; as, a man has the art of managing his business to advantage.
(n.) Skillful plan; device.
(n.) Cunning; artifice; craft.
(n.) The black art; magic.

azt

azt
An antiviral drug (trade name Retrovir) used in the treatment of AIDS; adverse side effects include liver damage and suppression of the bone marrow

bat

bat
(n.) A large stick; a club; specifically, a piece of wood with one end thicker or broader than the other, used in playing baseball, cricket, etc.
(n.) Shale or bituminous shale.
(n.) A sheet of cotton used for filling quilts or comfortables; batting.
(n.) A part of a brick with one whole end.
(n.) One of the Cheiroptera, an order of flying mammals, in which the wings are formed by a membrane stretched between the elongated fingers, legs, and tail. The common bats are small and insectivorous. See Cheiroptera and Vampire.
(v. i.) To use a bat, as in a game of baseball.
(v. t.) To strike or hit with a bat or a pole; to cudgel; to beat.

bet

bet
Imp. & p. p. of Beat.
(a. & adv.) An early form of Better.
(imp. & p. p.) of Bet
(n.) That which is laid, staked, or pledged, as between two parties, upon the event of a contest or any contingent issue; the act of giving such a pledge; a wager.
(v. t.) To stake or pledge upon the event of a contingent issue; to wager.

bit

bit
3d sing. pr. of Bid, for biddeth.
(imp.) of Bite
(v.) The part of a bridle, usually of iron, which is inserted in the mouth of a horse, and having appendages to which the reins are fastened.
(v.) Fig.: Anything which curbs or restrains.
(v.) A part of anything, such as may be bitten off or taken into the mouth; a morsel; a bite. Hence: A small piece of anything; a little; a mite.
(v.) Somewhat; something, but not very great.
(v.) A tool for boring, of various forms and sizes, usually turned by means of a brace or bitstock. See Bitstock.
(v.) The part of a key which enters the lock and acts upon the bolt and tumblers.
(v.) The cutting iron of a plane.
(v.) In the Southern and Southwestern States, a small silver coin (as the real) formerly current; commonly, one worth about 12 1/2 cents; also, the sum of 12 1/2 cents.
(v. t.) To put a bridle upon; to put the bit in the mouth of.

blt

blt
Sandwich filled with slices of bacon and tomato with lettuce

but

but
(adv. & conj.) Except with; unless with; without.
(adv. & conj.) Except; besides; save.
(adv. & conj.) Excepting or excluding the fact that; save that; were it not that; unless; -- elliptical, for but that.
(adv. & conj.) Otherwise than that; that not; -- commonly, after a negative, with that.
(adv. & conj.) Only; solely; merely.
(adv. & conj.) On the contrary; on the other hand; only; yet; still; however; nevertheless; more; further; -- as connective of sentences or clauses of a sentence, in a sense more or less exceptive or adversative; as, the House of Representatives passed the bill, but the Senate dissented; our wants are many, but quite of another kind.
(n.) A limit; a boundary.
(n.) The end; esp. the larger or thicker end, or the blunt, in distinction from the sharp, end. See 1st Butt.
(prep., adv. & conj.) The outer apartment or kitchen of a two-roomed house; -- opposed to ben, the inner room.
(v. i.) See Butt, v., and Abut, v.
(v. t.) A limit; a bound; a goal; the extreme bound; the end.
(v. t.) The thicker end of anything. See But.
(v. t.) A mark to be shot at; a target.
(v. t.) A person at whom ridicule, jest, or contempt is directed; as, the butt of the company.
(v. t.) A push, thrust, or sudden blow, given by the head of an animal; as, the butt of a ram.
(v. t.) A thrust in fencing.
(v. t.) A piece of land left unplowed at the end of a field.
(v. t.) A joint where the ends of two objects come squarely together without scarfing or chamfering; -- also called butt joint.
(v. t.) The end of a connecting rod or other like piece, to which the boxing is attached by the strap, cotter, and gib.
(v. t.) The portion of a half-coupling fastened to the end of a hose.
(v. t.) The joint where two planks in a strake meet.
(v. t.) A kind of hinge used in hanging doors, etc.; -- so named because fastened on the edge of the door, which butts against the casing, instead of on its face, like the strap hinge; also called butt hinge.
(v. t.) The thickest and stoutest part of tanned oxhides, used for soles of boots, harness, trunks.
(v. t.) The hut or shelter of the person who attends to the targets in rifle practice.

cat

cat
(n.) An animal of various species of the genera Felis and Lynx. The domestic cat is Felis domestica. The European wild cat (Felis catus) is much larger than the domestic cat. In the United States the name wild cat is commonly applied to the bay lynx (Lynx rufus) See Wild cat, and Tiger cat.
(n.) A strong vessel with a narrow stern, projecting quarters, and deep waist. It is employed in the coal and timber trade.
(n.) A strong tackle used to draw an anchor up to the cathead of a ship.
(n.) A double tripod (for holding a plate, etc.), having six feet, of which three rest on the ground, in whatever position in is placed.
(n.) An old game; (a) The game of tipcat and the implement with which it is played. See Tipcat. (c) A game of ball, called, according to the number of batters, one old cat, two old cat, etc.
(n.) A cat o' nine tails. See below.
(v. t.) To bring to the cathead; as, to cat an anchor. See Anchor.

cit

cit
(n.) A citizen; an inhabitant of a city; a pert townsman; -- used contemptuously.

cot

cot
(n.) A small house; a cottage or hut.
(n.) A pen, coop, or like shelter for small domestic animals, as for sheep or pigeons; a cote.
(n.) A cover or sheath; as, a roller cot (the clothing of a drawing roller in a spinning frame); a cot for a sore finger.
(n.) A small, rudely-formed boat.
(n.) A sleeping place of limited size; a little bed; a cradle; a piece of canvas extended by a frame, used as a bed.

crt

crt
A vacuum tube in which a hot cathode emits a beam of electrons that pass through a high voltage anode and are focused or deflected before hitting a phosphorescent screen

cst

cst
Standard time in the 6th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 90th meridian; used in the central United States

cut

cut
(a.) Gashed or divided, as by a cutting instrument.
(a.) Formed or shaped as by cutting; carved.
(a.) Overcome by liquor; tipsy.
(imp. & p. p.) of Cut
(n.) An opening made with an edged instrument; a cleft; a gash; a slash; a wound made by cutting; as, a sword cut.
(n.) A stroke or blow or cutting motion with an edged instrument; a stroke or blow with a whip.
(n.) That which wounds the feelings, as a harsh remark or criticism, or a sarcasm; personal discourtesy, as neglecting to recognize an acquaintance when meeting him; a slight.
(n.) A notch, passage, or channel made by cutting or digging; a furrow; a groove; as, a cut for a railroad.
(n.) The surface left by a cut; as, a smooth or clear cut.
(n.) A portion severed or cut off; a division; as, a cut of beef; a cut of timber.
(n.) An engraved block or plate; the impression from such an engraving; as, a book illustrated with fine cuts.
(n.) The act of dividing a pack cards.
(n.) The right to divide; as, whose cut is it?
(n.) Manner in which a thing is cut or formed; shape; style; fashion; as, the cut of a garment.
(n.) A common work horse; a gelding.
(n.) The failure of a college officer or student to be present at any appointed exercise.
(n.) A skein of yarn.
(v. i.) To do the work of an edged tool; to serve in dividing or gashing; as, a knife cuts well.
(v. i.) To admit of incision or severance; to yield to a cutting instrument.
(v. i.) To perform the operation of dividing, severing, incising, intersecting, etc.; to use a cutting instrument.
(v. i.) To make a stroke with a whip.
(v. i.) To interfere, as a horse.
(v. i.) To move or make off quickly.
(v. i.) To divide a pack of cards into two portion to decide the deal or trump, or to change the order of the cards to be dealt.
(v. t.) To separate the parts of with, or as with, a sharp instrument; to make an incision in; to gash; to sever; to divide.
(v. t.) To sever and cause to fall for the purpose of gathering; to hew; to mow or reap.
(v. t.) To sever and remove by cutting; to cut off; to dock; as, to cut the hair; to cut the nails.
(v. t.) To castrate or geld; as, to cut a horse.
(v. t.) To form or shape by cutting; to make by incision, hewing, etc.; to carve; to hew out.
(v. t.) To wound or hurt deeply the sensibilities of; to pierce; to lacerate; as, sarcasm cuts to the quick.
(v. t.) To intersect; to cross; as, one line cuts another at right angles.
(v. t.) To refuse to recognize; to ignore; as, to cut a person in the street; to cut one's acquaintance.
(v. t.) To absent one's self from; as, to cut an appointment, a recitation. etc.
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