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1    come or cum     (taboo)   jism or jissom     (taboo)   scum     (U.S. slang)   seed     (archaic or dialect)   semen, spermatozoa  
2    male gamete, reproductive cell, spermatozoon  
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  ( sperms    plural)   ( sperm    plural  )
1       n-count   A sperm is a cell which is produced in the sex organs of a male animal and can enter a female animal's egg and fertilize it.  
Any disease which undermines a man's general health will interfere with his sperm production..., Doctor believed that his low sperm count was the problem.     
2       n-uncount   Sperm is used to refer to the liquid that contains sperm when it is produced.  
...a sperm donor.     

sperm whale        ( sperm whales    plural  ) A sperm whale is a large whale with a large head that has a section in it which contains oil.      n-count  

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super, sphere, supreme, spectre

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1. shoot with a firearm using a type of cartridge that contains gunpowder but neither bullet nor pellet. 2. [slang][fig.] be infertile and unlikely to impregnate a woman (due to various issues such as a low sperm count)
1.The squaddies were training, shooting blanks 2.We had been trying to have a baby for ages until a series of fertility tests revealed I was shooting blanks.
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