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October 2009

neologism - definition of neologism by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.

ne·ol·o·gism (n-l-jzm) n. 1. A new word, expression, or usage. 2. The creation or use of new words or senses. 3. Psychology a. The invention of new words regarded as a symptom of certain psychotic disorders, such as schizophrenia. b. A word so invented. 4. Theology A new doctrine or a new interpretation of scripture.

September 2009

WordWeb Pro: English dictionary, thesaurus, and word finder software.

Wordweb is a feature rich software that does much more than a paper dictionary or thesaurus. WordWeb is truly a Word Web - each set of synonyms is linked to other related sets. Look up "tree", click on the "Types" tab and you'll have a list of different types of tree. Click on "Part of" and WordWeb will tell you that a tree can be part of a "forest" or "wood".

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WORDWEB FREE* VERSION WordWeb is a one-click English thesaurus and dictionary for Windows that can look up words in almost any program. It works off-line, but can also look up words in web references such as the Wikipedia encyclopedia. Features of the free version include: Definitions and synonyms Proper nouns Related words Pronunciations 150 000 root words 120 000 synonym sets Look up words in almost any program Millions of people from all over the world use this top-rated software.

August 2009

grapevine - definition of grapevine by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.

grape·vine (grpvn) n. 1. A vine on which grapes grow. 2. a. The informal transmission of information, gossip, or rumor from person to person. b. A usually unrevealed source of confidential information.

vine - definition of vine by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.

vine (vn) n. 1. a. A weak-stemmed plant that derives its support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface. b. The stem of such a plant. 2. a. A grapevine. b. Grapevines considered as a group: products of the vine. intr.v. vined, vin·ing, vines To form or develop like a vine.

vineyard - definition of vineyard by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.

vine·yard (vnyrd) n. 1. Ground planted with cultivated grapevines. 2. A sphere of spiritual, mental, or physical endeavor. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition copyright ©2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Updated in 2009. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. vineyard [vinn-yard] Noun an area of land where grapes are grown [Old English wīngeard] Collins Essential English Dictionary 2nd Edition 2006 © HarperCollins Publishers 2004, 2006

July 2009

kindly - definition of kindly by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.

kind·ly (kndl) adj. kind·li·er, kind·li·est 1. Of a sympathetic, helpful, or benevolent nature: a kindly interest; a gentle, kindly soul. See Synonyms at kind1. 2. Agreeable; pleasant: a kindly breeze. 3. a. Archaic Within the law; lawful. b. Obsolete Natural to its kind. adv. 1. Out of kindness: She kindly overlooked their mistake. 2. In a kind manner: He spoke kindly to us. 3. Pleasantly; agreeably: The sun shone kindly. 4. In an accommodating manner: Would you kindly fill in your name and address? 5. Obsolete In a way or course that is natural; fittingly.

kindle - definition of kindle by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.

kin·dle 1 (kndl) v. kin·dled, kin·dling, kin·dles v.tr. 1. a. To build or fuel (a fire). b. To set fire to; ignite. 2. To cause to glow; light up: The sunset kindled the skies. 3. To arouse (an emotion, for example): "No spark had yet kindled in him an intellectual passion" (George Eliot). v.intr. 1. To catch fire; burst into flame. 2. To become bright; glow. 3. To become inflamed. 4. To be stirred up; rise.

June 2009

default - definition of default by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.

de·fault (d-fôlt) n. 1. Failure to perform a task or fulfill an obligation, especially failure to meet a financial obligation: in default on a loan. 2. Law Failure to make a required court appearance. 3. The failure of one or more competitors or teams to participate in a contest: won the championship by default. 4. a. Computer Science A particular setting or value for a variable that is assigned automatically by an operating system and remains in effect unless canceled or overridden by the operator: changed the default for the font in the word processing program. b. A situation or condition that obtains in the absence of active intervention. v. de·fault·ed, de·fault·ing, de·faults

tuna - definition of tuna by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.

tu·na 1 (tn, ty-) n. pl. tuna or tu·nas 1. a. Any of various often large scombroid marine food and game fishes of the genus Thunnus and related genera, many of which, including T. thynnus and the albacore, are commercially important sources of canned fish. Also called tunny. b. Any of several related fishes, such as the bonito. 2. The edible flesh of tuna, often canned or processed. Also called tuna fish.

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