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cheek

  

      n  
1   
a    either side of the face, esp. that part below the eye  
b    either side of the oral cavity; side of the mouth  
   Related adjs       buccal       genal       malar  
2    Informal   impudence; effrontery  
3    often pl  
Informal   either side of the buttocks  
4    often pl   a side of a door jamb  
5      (Nautical)   one of the two fore-and-aft supports for the trestletrees on a mast of a sailing vessel, forming part of the hounds  
6    one of the jaws of a vice  
7    cheek by jowl   close together; intimately linked  
8    turn the other cheek   to be submissive and refuse to retaliate even when provoked or treated badly  
9    with (one's) tongue in (one's) cheek      See       tongue       19  
      vb  
10    tr  
Informal   to speak or behave disrespectfully to; act impudently towards  
     (Old English ceace; related to Middle Low German kake, Dutch kaak)  
  cheekless      adj  


cheek pouch  
      n   a membranous pouch inside the mouth of many rodents and some other mammals: used for holding food  
slapped-cheek disease  
      n      another name for       fifth disease  
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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
exp.
it occurred to me, I suddenly thought of it, I had an idea all of a sudden
E.g: I wondered all day long how to solve this problem and it suddenly hit me...I had to talk to Marry.
exp.
means "that's just the way it is"
c'est comme ça, point barre
id.
damn it!
Rats! I will be late to the meeting.
exp.
go crazy; get angry; lose self-control
E.g.: I will lose it if we keep listening to this song.
exp.
it's ready!
or "dinner's ready!"; "lunch is ready!"; "breakfast's ready!"
n.
new trend in computing to take into account the environmental aspect when designing IT systems.
exp.
"to be up for it" means to be willing to participate
she's really up for it: elle est partante
exp.
expression used to encourage someone to say what is on their mind, what is bothering them
v.
avoid or at least minimize risks ; choose the safest way in case of doubt
to be on the safe side ; play safe
exp.
consider that two parties don't owe anything to each other
exp.
ça craint! ; c'est nul!
[Arg.];[Slang]
exp.
it sounds interesting or attractive
n.
means a liquid is not clear: this tea's got bits in it, I don't like yogurt with bits in it
assez proche de l'idée de 'il y a à boire et à manger'
adj.
the decision is yours
exp.
I can't understand it, I can't believe it, I can't accept it
exp.
phrase meant to emphasize the speaker's self-assurance
syn.: you can bet on it; trust me; you can count on it; I'm telling you...
exp.
get well with someone from the very beginning of the relationship
used when referring to romantic relationship, but also in a larger meaning: He hit it off with his teacher; he will continue taking classes with her.
exp.
It is healthy to laugh
[US]
exp.
something is easy to do
exp.
Used to express that it is impossible to decide between two options because they're equal
English expression
n.
device that holds a book while reading it
n.
me too
n.
Materialistic concept neonewtonist. In its measures, this variation of length of traveled route (by unit of time) by a group of photons ( φ is the initial of photons) - the light signal - is equal to what is collectively called " radial velocity". It distinguishes itself from it in its gnoseology.
Phys. Concept before 2007 The redshift indicates the phi-speed of a star. But do not give the immediate knowledge of its absolute speed.

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