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Rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave; "the boats surged"


Graphic art consisting of the graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept; "he painted scenes from everyday life"; "figure 2 shows photographic and schematic views of the equipment"
The painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale; "they worked all night painting the scenery"
The visual percept of a region; "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"
A consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film
A subdivision of an act of a play; "the first act has three scenes"
An incident (real or imaginary); "their parting was a sad scene"
The context and environment in which something is set; "the perfect setting for a ghost story"
The place where some action occurs; "the police returned to the scene of the crime"
A situation treated as an observable object; "the political picture is favorable"; "the religious scene


Apply perfume to; "She perfumes herself every day"
Catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the drugs"
Cause to smell or be smelly
Any property detected by the olfactory system
An odor left in passing by which a person or animal can be traced
A distinctive odor that is pleasant


(n.) A cutting instrument.
(n.) An instrument consisting of two blades, commonly with bevel edges, connected by a pivot, and working on both sides of the material to be cut, -- used for cutting cloth and other substances.
(n.) A similar instrument the blades of which are extensions of a curved spring, -- used for shearing sheep or skins.
(n.) A shearing machine; a blade, or a set of blades, working against a resisting edge.
(n.) Anything in the form of shears.
(n.) A pair of wings.
(n.) An apparatus for raising heavy weights, and especially for stepping and unstepping the lower masts of ships. It consists of two or more spars or pieces of timber, fastened together near the top, steadied by a guy or guys, and furnished with the necessary tackle.
(n.) The bedpiece of a machine tool, upon which a table or slide rest is secured; as, the shears of a lathe or planer. See Illust. under Lathe.


Cause to sheer; "She sheered her car around the obstacle"
Turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right"


(nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
A flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width
Paper used for writing or printing
Newspaper with half-size pages
Any broad thin expanse or surface; "a sheet of ice"
(mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape; "we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane"; "any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane"
A large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
Cover with a sheet, as if by wrapping; "sheet the body"
Bed linen consisting of a large rectangular piece of cotton or linen cloth; used in pairs
Come down as if in sheets; "The rain was sheeting down during the monsoon"


The leader of an Arab village or family
A man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance


The hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod
A metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)
Ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun
The housing or outer covering of something; "the clock has a walnut case"
Remove the husks from; "husk corn"
A very light narrow racing boat
Remove from its shell or outer covering; "shell the legumes"; "shell mussels"
A rigid covering that envelops an object; "the satellite is covered with a smooth shell of ice"
Come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"
The exterior covering of a bird's egg
Use explosives on; "The enemy has been shelling us all day"


A broken piece of a brittle artifact


The action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack


Examine in order to test suitability; "screen these samples"; "screen the job applicants"
A strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles
Distinguish and separate out; "sift through the job candidates"
Separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements; "sift the flour"
Check and sort carefully; "sift the information"


Coils of worsted yarn
V-shaped flight formation of geese, ducks, and other migratory birds.


Make slick or smooth


Euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb); "she was laid to rest beside her husband"; "they had to put their family pet to sleep"
A natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended; "he didn't get enough sleep last night"; "calm as a child in dreamless slumber"
A torpid state resembling deep sleep
A period of time spent sleeping; "he felt better after a little sleep"; "there wasn't time for a nap"
Be asleep
Be able to accommodate for sleeping; "This tent sleeps six people"


Precipitate as a mixture of rain and snow; "If the temperature rises above freezing, it will probably sleet"
Partially melted snow (or a mixture of rain and snow)


A blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek"
A thin tissue or blood sample spread on a glass slide and stained for cytologic examination and diagnosis under a microscope
Slanderous defamation
Charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone; "The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation"
Cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it; "smear the wall with paint"; "daub the ceiling with plaster"
Make a smudge on; soil by smudging
Stain by smearing or daubing with a dirty substance
An act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he made a huge blot on his copybook"


The act of perceiving the odor of something
Any property detected by the olfactory system
The faculty that enables us to distinguish scents
Become aware of not through the senses but instinctively; "I sense his hostility"; "i smell trouble"; "smell out corruption"
The sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form; "she loved the smell of roses"
The general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people; "the feel of the city excited him"; "a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting"; "it had the smell of treason"
Emit an odor; "The soup smells good"
Smell bad; "He rarely washes, and he smells"
Inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense
Have an element suggestive (of something); "his speeches smacked of racism"; "this passage smells of plagiarism"


Extract (metals) by heating
Small trout-like silvery marine or freshwater food fishes of cold northern waters
Small cold-water silvery fish; migrate between salt and fresh water


Someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
Someone who prowls or sneaks about; usually with unlawful intentions
A person who is regarded as underhanded and furtive and contemptible
To go stealthily or furtively; "..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor's house"
Pass on stealthily; "He slipped me the key when nobody was looking"
Make off with belongings of others
Put, bring, or take in a secretive or furtive manner; "sneak a look"; "sneak a cigarette"


Smile contemptuously; "she sneered at her little sister's efforts to play the song on the piano"
Express through a scornful smile; "she sneered her contempt"
A facial expression of contempt or scorn; the upper lip curls
A contemptuous or scornful remark


Express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
Exchange thoughts; talk with; "We often talk business"; "Actions talk louder than words"
Use language; "the baby talks already"; "the prisoner won't speak"; "they speak a strange dialect"
Give a speech to; "The chairman addressed the board of trustees"
Make a characteristic or natural sound; "The drums spoke"


A long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon
An implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
Plant, shoot or stalk, as of grass, asparagus or broccoli.
Pierce with a spear; "spear fish"
Thrust up like a spear; "The branch speared up into the air"


Produce specks in or on; "speck the cloth"
A very small spot; "the plane was just a speck in the sky"
A slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch of garlic"
(nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything


Distance travelled per unit time
Move faster; "The car accelerated"
Cause to move faster; "He accelerated the car"
Move very fast; "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"
Travel at an excessive or illegal velocity; "I got a ticket for speeding"
Move fast; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"
Changing location rapidly
A central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression
A rate (usually rapid) at which something happens; "the project advanced with gratifying speed"
The ratio of the focal length to the diameter of a (camera) lens system


(n.) A regulus consisting essentially of nickel, obtained as a residue in fusing cobalt and nickel ores with silica and sodium carbonate to make smalt.