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text  

  ( texts    plural & 3rd person present)   ( texting    present participle)   ( texted    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-sing   The text of a book is the main part of it, rather than the introduction, pictures, or notes.  
the N  
The text is precise and informative.     
2       n-uncount   Text is any written material.  
A CD-ROM can store more than 250,000 pages of typed text.     
3       n-count   The text of a speech, broadcast, or recording is the written version of it.  
usu sing, usu N of n  
A spokesman said a text of Dr Runcie's speech had been circulated to all of the bishops.     
4       n-count   A text is a book or other piece of writing, especially one connected with science or learning.  
Her text is believed to be the oldest surviving manuscript by a female physician.     
5       n-count   A text is a written or spoken passage, especially one that is used in a school or university for discussion or in an examination.  
His early plays are set texts in universities.     
6       n-count   A text is the same as a text message.  
I borrowed my wife's mobile phone last week and a text arrived from another man.     
7       verb   If you text someone, you send them a text message on a mobile phone.  
Mary texted me when she got home.      V n  


text message        ( text messages    plural  ) A text message is a written message that you send using a mobile phone.      n-count  
text messaging     
Text messaging is sending written messages using a mobile phone.      n-uncount  
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n.
a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave; used for clothing or tents
also known as "cotton duck" or "duck canvas"
n.
to feel or cause to feel great sorrow or distress, esp. at the death of someone 2 tr Obsolete to inflict injury, hardship, or sorrow on (C13: from Old French grever, from Latin gravare to burden, from gravis heavy) ♦ griever n ♦ grieving n, adj ♦ grievingly adv

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