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(1902-1974) American pilot, first person to fly non-stop across the Atlantic Ocean from NY to Paris (in 1927)Charles Lindbergh
(Archaic) deck of a ship, side of a ship; state of being on board a ship, designed for use on a ship; occurring or happening on a ship, occurring on board shipshipboard
, stopping place for drivers, rest stoprest area
15th anniversary, fifteenth anniversary, happening every 15 years, lasting 15 years, of a fifteenth anniversary; of a period of fifteen yearsquindecennial
3-year period, event occurring every three years; three year period; three year anniversary, happening every 3 years, lasting 3 years, occurring every three years; consisting of three years, third anniversarytriennial
a nonspecific time, being 1 in number; single; same, unified; only; happening at a particular unspecified time in the past (or future), dollar bill, joke or story, musical notation, number 1; particular person or thing, previously mentioned, pron. any ...one
A security based solely on the interest payments form a pool of mortgages, Treasury bonds, or other bonds. Once the principal on the mortgages or bonds has been repaid, interest payments stop and the value of the IO falls to zero.Interest-only strip (I.O.)
abandon mission, end a pregnancy; cancel, call off; fail; (Computers) stop a procedure in progress or a program in operation (especially suddenly or abnormally), end prematurely, have miscarriage, quit computer program, remove fetusabort
able to be predicted, can be prophesied, can be foretold, happening as expected, seldom unexpectedpredictable
able to happen, capable of happening but unlikely, could be, might be, may be, maybe real or true, possibility, potential, properpossible
able to stop bleeding, astringent, causing the contraction of tissues or blood vessels; serving to stop the flow of blood by contracting tissues or blood vessels, styptic substancestyptic
absorb or adsorb, align teeth properly, close; shut; block; absorb (Chemistry), cut off flow of, form occluded front, stop upocclude
absorbent roll of material placed in a wound or body cavity to stop a flow of blood; narrow roll of cotton or other material used to absorb menstrual flow, control blood flow, pad to check bleeding, plug of material used during menstruationtampon
accidental or unplanned, by chance; occurring accidentally, happening by lucky chancefortuitous
accompanying, concurrent, attendant, occurring together, belonging together, happening at the same time, something that accompanies something elseconcomitant
acquit, exit from program, free of something, leave, liberated, released, exempt from, move out, pay off, resign, stop doing something, cease; leave (a place or person); evacuate an apartment; relinquish, give up; leave a job; release, unburdenquit
act of hijacking, act of commandeering by force, highjack, seize aircraft, ship, or train, steal goods which are being taken from one place to another; stop and rob a vehicle; seize an airplane or other vehicle by force, steal idea, steal something fro...hijack
act of intercepting, difference between calculated and observed altitude, distance between the origin and axis crossing, get the ball, interrupt progress, mark extent, take, seize; cause to stop; delay, hinder, obstruct; interrupt; intersect (Mathemati...intercept
act of suddenly jumping on, act of suddenly swooping down and grabbing; sudden assault or attack, attack or take quickly, fall on, storm, invade; attack, seize, jump suddenly on, powder to stop ink running, powder used for producing image, react swiftl...pounce
act of treating with contempt; offense, affront; sudden stop, bring something to a stop, humiliating action, short and upturned (of a nose), small, stub something out, treat contemptuously, humiliate, purposefully ignore; rebuke, reject; stop suddenly,...snub
act or policy of preventing the expansion of a hostile power, act or process of containing something, attempt to stop spread of something, control measure in nuclear reactionscontainment
action that stops something from happening, aversion, avoidance; act of delaying, act of forestalling; hindrance, impediment, something that acts to prevent somethingprevention
additional support, catch stopping backward movement, catcher, give support to somebody, screen to stop a ball, wall or some type of barrier which keeps a ball from going outside of an area of play; catcher (Baseball)backstop
adhesive, any sticky plant substance, cause to stick together using an adhesive; stop up, block up; chew using the gums, chewing gum, eat without teeth, flesh around teeth, resin; rubber; chewing gum; sticky substance used as a glue; fleshy tissue whic...gum
adj advfull-time, full time, complete halt, standstill; period, punctuation mark at the end of a sentence (British), complete stop//full time, end of match, for the whole usual timefull stop
adverse happening, misfortune, hardship; distress, sufferingadversity
aestival, of or pertaining to the summer or the summer solstice; happening in the summer (also aestival), of summerestival
affect somebody physically, affect somebody suddenly, appropriate something, arrest somebody, comprehend something, exploit something immediately, give somebody legal possession, lash something with thin rope, stiffen up, stop, stop working, take a hol...seize
age, era; season; lesson; length of time, division of game, full stop, identifiable time, interval between equal values, interval of time, menstrual period, menstrual cycle, menstruation time, musical passage, punctuation mark, punctuation mark resembl...period
agreed break in arguing, agreed break in fighting, agreement to stop fighting, armistice, cease fire; relief from troubletruce
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