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fellow

  

      n  
1    a man or boy  
2       an informal word for       boyfriend  
3    Informal   one or oneself  
a fellow has to eat     
4    a person considered to be of little importance or worth  
5   
a    often pl   a companion; comrade; associate  
b    (as modifier)  
fellow travellers     
6    (at Oxford and Cambridge universities) a member of the governing body of a college, who is usually a member of the teaching staff  
7    a member of the governing body or established teaching staff at any of various universities or colleges  
8    a postgraduate student employed, esp. for a fixed period, to undertake research and, often, to do some teaching  
9   
a    a person in the same group, class, or condition  
the surgeon asked his fellows     
b    (as modifier)  
fellow students, a fellow sufferer     
10    one of a pair; counterpart; mate  
looking for the glove's fellow     
     (Old English feolaga, from Old Norse felagi, one who lays down money, from fe money + lag a laying down)  


Fellow  
      n   a member of any of various learned societies  
Fellow of the British Academy     
fellow feeling  
      n  
1    mutual sympathy or friendship  
2    an opinion held in common  
fellow traveller  
      n  
1    a companion on a journey  
2    a non-Communist who sympathizes with Communism  
hail-fellow-well-met  
      adj   genial and familiar, esp. in an offensive or ingratiating way  
a hail-fellow-well-met slap on the back     
teaching fellow  
      n   a postgraduate student who is given tuition, accommodation, expenses, etc., in return for some teaching duties  
  teaching fellowship      n  
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adj.
1. [Comp.] a device that once plugged in is automatically recognized by the system and launches the expected process without any action on the user's side; 2. [Bus.] a new employee who is able to start work without too much induction and training
[Comp.];[Bus.] can be used as both noun and adjective: plug and play device; plug and play employee or simply plug and play (noun)
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