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[1]  
      n  
1    a thick flat piece of fabric used as a floor covering, a place to wipe one's shoes, etc.  
2    a smaller pad of material used to protect a surface from the heat, scratches, etc., of an object placed upon it  
3    a large piece of thick padded material put on the floor as a surface for wrestling, judo, or gymnastic sports  
4      (N.Z.)   a Maori cloak  
5    go back to the mat     (N.Z.)   to abandon urban civilization  
6    any surface or mass that is densely interwoven or tangled  
a mat of grass and weeds     
7    the solid part of a lace design  
8    a heavy net of cable or rope laid over a blasting site to prevent the scatter of debris  
9      (Civil engineering)      short for       mattress       3  
      vb   , mats, matting, matted  
10    to tangle or weave or become tangled or woven into a dense mass  
11    tr   to cover with a mat or mats  
     (Old English matte; related to Old High German matta)  
  matless      adj  
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n.
1 Serotherapic Substance 2 Intravenous Fluid
medical term
exp.
1.act silly; 2. avoid work
[Slang]
n.
1. drug addict; 2. passionate/crazy about smth.
E.g: He is a computer games junkie.
n.
1 Writen Rule Legislation 2 Stabilization control
Care!!! Double meaning giving mistraductions
n.
1 Emergency Medical Technician 2 Nickname for Paramedical Professional
n.
1 Mobile Intensive Care Unit 2 Physician manned Ambulance
adj.
1. nervous, anxious; 2. at the forefront of a trend; experimental or avant-garde
1. She was nervous and edgy, still chain-smoking. 2. Their songs combine good music and smart, edgy ideas
n.
n. 1. friendly, affectionate love; familial love 2. (astrology) horizon in the Leo/Aquarius axis 3. (sociology) the love between friends
A living being with storge feels a strong sense of duty and is often willing to die to protect this love.
npl.
(1) a remote area; an area in the countryside that is far from a town or city (2) a town or city regarded as dull or unsophisticated
[Informal] [Disapproving] E.g.: Living out in the sticks requires more thought when it comes to transport due to the fact that you live far away from anywhere.
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
n.
n 1 a hatch of eggs laid by a particular bird or laid in a single nest 2 a brood of chickens 3 Informal a group, bunch, or cluster vb 4 tr to hatch (chickens)
n.
1 of the Femur bone neck shaft 2 of the femoral artery 3 femoral arterial access
n.
(2.) Secret or previously unknown details of history or biography.
n.
1) Light sesame seed oil 2) Sesame seeds from Hindi jingali
exp.
1 (referring to taste) ferment, acidify; 2. (fig.) deteriorate, fall apart
1. The milk turned sour. 2. The relation between them turned sour.
v.
1. perdre du temps 2. passer le temps ; tuer le temps
n.
1) a boat or ship or such vessels collectively 2) skill in handling boats or in water sports
exp.
1. break; fall apart; 2. be in a bad mood
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.
1. a package containing food, clothes or other items that the receiver has difficulties in procuring by himself; 2. a package containing small gifts for close persons
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)
n.
1. [Rel.] expression used to describe metaphorically a period of ignorance and spiritual crisis that precedes the communion with Divinity ; 2. in a larger meaning, it is used when refering to having a hard time, going through a phase of pessimism, sadness, failure etc.
n.
1 Ambulance and Primary Care medical emergencies 2 Ambulance Emergency Care
n.
1 Control by Legislation Legislate 2 Maintain steady state Stabilize
Care !!! Double meaning giving mistraductions

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