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ideal  


      n  
1    a conception of something that is perfect, esp. that which one seeks to attain  
2    a person or thing considered to represent perfection  
he's her ideal     
3    something existing only as an idea  
4    a pattern or model, esp. of ethical behaviour  
      adj  
5    conforming to an ideal  
6    of, involving, or existing in the form of an idea  
7      (Philosophy)  
a    of or relating to a highly desirable and possible state of affairs  
b    of or relating to idealism  
  ideality      n  
  ideally      adv  
  idealness      n  


beau idéal     (French)  
      n   pl   , beaux idéals   perfect beauty or excellence  
     (literally: ideal beauty)  
ego ideal  
      n     (Psychoanal)   an internal ideal of personal perfection that represents what one wants to be rather than what one ought to be and is derived from one's early relationship with one's parents  
   See also       superego  
ideal crystal  
      n     (Chem)   a crystal in which there are no defects or impurities  
ideal element  
      n   any element added to a mathematical theory in order to eliminate special cases. The ideal element i = square root --1 allows all algebraic equations to be solved and the point at infinity (ideal point) ensures that any two lines in projective geometry intersect  
ideal gas  
      n   a hypothetical gas which obeys Boyle's law exactly at all temperatures and pressures, and which has internal energy that depends only upon the temperature. Measurements upon real gases are extrapolated to zero pressure to obtain results in agreement with theories relating to an ideal gas, especially in thermometry,   (Also called)    perfect gas  
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n.
trendy young woman
widely used in the 20's for women who looked and acted unconventionally (wore short skirts, "bob" haircut, were jazz fans, smoked and drank)
n.
an ambitious woman who thinks her career really matters more than many things and is not willing to compromise on it
n.
buttocks of (adult) woman
Slang; refers to a person's "bottom," in American English. A bit more polite than "ass," less clinical than "buttocks."
adj.
after woman delivery phase
Latin, Medical
exp.
belly of a pregnant woman
n.
gestant woman before delivery phase
n.
half woman half fish mythological creature
n.
term used to describe a woman's legs
[Slang] E.g: She is pretty and has some great gams.
n.
older woman having a relation with a younger man
familiar
n.
attractive woman that you marry to show your success
n.
young woman who adopts a unconventional behavior and look
term largely used in the 20's to describe women who acted contrary to what was commonly expected by going out, drinking, smoking, dancing, wearing make-up etc.
n.
1. a fashion enthusiast; someone who sets or follows trends; 2. woman working in the fashion domain (as a designer, journalist, model etc.); 3. woman passionate about shopping;
n.
a younger man involved in a relationship with an older woman
= the target of a "cougar"
n.
handsome young man kept by a much older woman for the purpose of sexual favors and/or as a companion.
British slang
n.
a woman, generally in her twenties, who shows she is having a good time with her friends by shooting "WOO" ("HOO") usually in unison with other woo girls
[Fam.]
n.
Marriage between a man of royal or noble birth and his concubine, or a woman greatly his inferior, with the stipulation that wife and children have no claims to his titles or possessions or dignity. The concept is now limited to royal marriages. Syn. Morganatic marriage or marriage of the left hand.
[Hist.] So-called, because at the nuptial ceremony the husband gives his left hand to the bride, rather than his right, when saying, “I take thee for my wedded wife.”

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