- Painter (born in Germany, resident of France and the United States) who was a cofounder of dadaism; developed the technique of collage (1891-1976)
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Definition of: RENTS
- The act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip"
- An opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings"
- Engage for service under a term of contract; "We took an apartment on a quiet street"; "Let's rent a car"; "Shall we take a guide in Rome?"
- Grant use or occupation of under a term of contract; "I am leasing my country estate to some foreigners"
- A payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service
- Let for money; "We rented our apartment to friends while we were abroad"
- The return derived from cultivated land in excess of that derived from the poorest land cultivated under similar conditions
- Hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services
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- (n.) The black tern.
- (superl.) Having a certain hardness or severity of nature, manner, or aspect; hard; severe; rigid; rigorous; austere; fixed; unchanging; unrelenting; hence, serious; resolute; harsh; as, a sternresolve; a stern necessity; a stern heart; a stern gaze; a stern decree.
- (v. t.) The helm or tiller of a vessel or boat; also, the rudder.
- (v. t.) The after or rear end of a ship or other vessel, or of a boat; the part opposite to the stem, or prow.
- (v. t.) Fig.: The post of management or direction.
- (v. t.) The hinder part of anything.
- (v. t.) The tail of an animal; -- now used only of the tail of a dog.
- (a.) Being in the stern, or being astern; as, the stern davits.
- Small slender gull having narrow wings and a forked tail