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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 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.

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

fur (fûr) n. 1. The thick coat of soft hair covering the skin of a mammal, such as a fox or beaver. 2. The hair-covered, dressed pelt of such a mammal, used in the making of garments and as trimming or decoration. 3. A garment made of or lined with the dressed pelt of a mammal. 4. A coating similar to the pelt of a mammal.

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

girl (gûrl) n. 1. A female child. 2. An immature or inexperienced woman, especially a young woman. 3. A daughter: our youngest girl. 4. Informal A grown woman: a night out with the girls. 5. A female who comes from or belongs to a particular place: a city girl. 6. Offensive A female servant, such as a maid. 7. A female sweetheart: cadets escorting their girls to the ball.

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

nerd also nurd (nûrd) n. Slang 1. A foolish, inept, or unattractive person. 2. A person who is single-minded or accomplished in scientific or technical pursuits but is felt to be socially inept.

May 2009

Charlotte Gainsbourg - encyclopedia article about Charlotte Gainsbourg.

Charlotte Gainsbourg (born on 21st July 1971) is an Anglo-French actress and singer. Biography Gainsbourg was born in London, England and raised in Paris, France. Her father is Serge Gainsbourg, and her mother is Jane Birkin. Her uncle is the screenwriter Andrew Birkin who directed her in The Cement Garden.

September 2008