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ara

ara
(n.) The Altar; a southern constellation, south of the tail of the Scorpion.
(n.) A name of the great blue and yellow macaw (Ara ararauna), native of South America.

arb

arb
Someone who engages in arbitrage (who purchases securities in one market for immediate resale in another in the hope of profiting from the price differential)

arc

arc
(n.) A portion of a curved line; as, the arc of a circle or of an ellipse.
(n.) A curvature in the shape of a circular arc or an arch; as, the colored arc (the rainbow); the arc of Hadley's quadrant.
(n.) An arch.
(n.) The apparent arc described, above or below the horizon, by the sun or other celestial body. The diurnal arc is described during the daytime, the nocturnal arc during the night.

are

are
The present indicative plural of the substantive verb to be; but etymologically a different word from be, or was. Am, art, are, and is, all come from the root as.
(n.) The unit of superficial measure, being a square of which each side is ten meters in length; 100 square meters, or about 119.6 square yards.

ark

ark
(n.) A chest, or coffer.
(n.) The oblong chest of acacia wood, overlaid with gold, which supported the mercy seat with its golden cherubs, and occupied the most sacred place in the sanctuary. In it Moses placed the two tables of stone containing the ten commandments. Called also the Ark of the Covenant.
(n.) The large, chestlike vessel in which Noah and his family were preserved during the Deluge. Gen. vi. Hence: Any place of refuge.
(n.) A large flatboat used on Western American rivers to transport produce to market.

arm

arm
(n.) The limb of the human body which extends from the shoulder to the hand; also, the corresponding limb of a monkey.
(n.) Anything resembling an arm
(n.) The fore limb of an animal, as of a bear.
(n.) A limb, or locomotive or prehensile organ, of an invertebrate animal.
(n.) A branch of a tree.
(n.) A slender part of an instrument or machine, projecting from a trunk, axis, or fulcrum; as, the arm of a steelyard.
(n.) The end of a yard; also, the part of an anchor which ends in the fluke.
(n.) An inlet of water from the sea.
(n.) A support for the elbow, at the side of a chair, the end of a sofa, etc.
(n.) Fig.: Power; might; strength; support; as, the secular arm; the arm of the law.
(n.) A branch of the military service; as, the cavalry arm was made efficient.
(n.) A weapon of offense or defense; an instrument of warfare; -- commonly in the pl.
(v. i.) To provide one's self with arms, weapons, or means of attack or resistance; to take arms.
(v. t.) To take by the arm; to take up in one's arms.
(v. t.) To furnish with arms or limbs.
(v. t.) To furnish or equip with weapons of offense or defense; as, to arm soldiers; to arm the country.
(v. t.) To cover or furnish with a plate, or with whatever will add strength, force, security, or efficiency; as, to arm the hit of a sword; to arm a hook in angling.
(v. t.) Fig.: To furnish with means of defense; to prepare for resistance; to fortify, in a moral sense.

arp

arp
Alsatian artist and poet who was cofounder of dadaism in Zurich; noted for abstract organic sculptures (1887-1966)

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.

bra

bra
An undergarment worn by women to support their breasts

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

cru

cru
In France, a vineyard(= piece of land where grapes are grown)or group of vineyards that produce wine of high quality, or the wine that is produced

cry

cry
(v. i.) To make a loud call or cry; to call or exclaim vehemently or earnestly; to shout; to vociferate; to proclaim; to pray; to implore.
(v. i.) To utter lamentations; to lament audibly; to express pain, grief, or distress, by weeping and sobbing; to shed tears; to bawl, as a child.
(v. i.) To utter inarticulate sounds, as animals.
(v. i.) A loud utterance; especially, the inarticulate sound produced by one of the lower animals; as, the cry of hounds; the cry of wolves.
(v. i.) Outcry; clamor; tumult; popular demand.
(v. i.) Any expression of grief, distress, etc., accompanied with tears or sobs; a loud sound, uttered in lamentation.
(v. i.) Loud expression of triumph or wonder or of popular acclamation or favor.
(v. i.) Importunate supplication.
(v. i.) Public advertisement by outcry; proclamation, as by hawkers of their wares.
(v. i.) Common report; fame.
(v. i.) A word or phrase caught up by a party or faction and repeated for effect; as, the party cry of the Tories.
(v. i.) A pack of hounds.
(v. i.) A pack or company of persons; -- in contempt.
(v. i.) The crackling noise made by block tin when it is bent back and forth.
(v. t.) To utter loudly; to call out; to shout; to sound abroad; to declare publicly.
(v. t.) To cause to do something, or bring to some state, by crying or weeping; as, to cry one's self to sleep.
(v. t.) To make oral and public proclamation of; to declare publicly; to notify or advertise by outcry, especially things lost or found, goods to be sold, ets.; as, to cry goods, etc.
(v. t.) to publish the banns of, as for marriage.

dry

dry
(a.) To make dry; to free from water, or from moisture of any kind, and by any means; to exsiccate; as, to dry the eyes; to dry one's tears; the wind dries the earth; to dry a wet cloth; to dry hay.
(superl.) Free from moisture; having little humidity or none; arid; not wet or moist; deficient in the natural or normal supply of moisture, as rain or fluid of any kind; -- said especially: (a) Of the weather: Free from rain or mist.
(superl.) Of vegetable matter: Free from juices or sap; not succulent; not green; as, dry wood or hay.
(superl.) Of animals: Not giving milk; as, the cow is dry.
(superl.) Of persons: Thirsty; needing drink.
(superl.) Of the eyes: Not shedding tears.
(superl.) Of certain morbid conditions, in which there is entire or comparative absence of moisture; as, dry gangrene; dry catarrh.
(superl.) Destitute of that which interests or amuses; barren; unembellished; jejune; plain.
(superl.) Characterized by a quality somewhat severe, grave, or hard; hence, sharp; keen; shrewd; quaint; as, a dry tone or manner; dry wit.
(superl.) Exhibiting a sharp, frigid preciseness of execution, or the want of a delicate contour in form, and of easy transition in coloring.
(v. i.) To grow dry; to become free from wetness, moisture, or juice; as, the road dries rapidly.
(v. i.) To evaporate wholly; to be exhaled; -- said of moisture, or a liquid; -- sometimes with up; as, the stream dries, or dries up.
(v. i.) To shrivel or wither; to lose vitality.

era

era
(n.) A fixed point of time, usually an epoch, from which a series of years is reckoned.
(n.) A period of time reckoned from some particular date or epoch; a succession of years dating from some important event; as, the era of Alexander; the era of Christ, or the Christian era (see under Christian).
(n.) A period of time in which a new order of things prevails; a signal stage of history; an epoch.

ere

ere
(adv.) Before; sooner than.
(adv.) Rather than.
(v. t.) To plow. [Obs.] See Ear, v. t.

erf

erf
(n.) A garden plot, usually about half an acre.

erg

erg
(n.) The unit of work or energy in the C. G. S. system, being the amount of work done by a dyne working through a distance of one centimeter; the amount of energy expended in moving a body one centimeter against a force of one dyne. One foot pound is equal to 13,560,000 ergs.

ern

ern
(n.) Alt. of Erne
(v. i.) To stir with strong emotion; to grieve; to mourn. [Corrupted into yearn in modern editions of Shakespeare.]
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