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acacia a tree that grows in tropical areas of the world, especially in parts of Africa and Australia. The branches of an acacia spread out very wide and evenly across the top. Sometimes the top of the tree looks almost flat.
area code a set of three numbers given to different areas of the United States and Canada for telephone service. An area code must be dialed before the telephone number when calling someone outside a local area.
blade a thin, flat part, as of an oar or an electric fan. [1/4 definitions]
boa constrictor a large snake that lives in the tropical areas of Central and South America. Boa constrictors are pale brown with darker marks and are not poisonous. They kill their prey by winding around it and squeezing it until it cannot breathe.
cactus a thick-stemmed, often prickly plant without conventional leaves that grows in hot, dry areas of America.
caiman a large reptile that is related to the crocodile and alligator. Caimans live in tropical areas of North and South America.
chatter a series of quick sounds, as of certain birds and animals. [1/5 definitions]
clank a short sound, as of metal being struck, that does not ring. [1/4 definitions]
confederation a confederated group, as of countries; league; alliance. [1/2 definitions]
continent one of the earth's seven major areas of land. The continents are Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America.
drawstring a cord or string that is drawn through fabric and pulled to tighten or close an opening, as of pants, a bag, or the like.
drone2 a low, steady hum, as of a bee or a musical instrument such as a bagpipe. [1/3 definitions]
follower a person who believes in, studies, or supports the ideas of a teacher or other leader.
friction the resistance of a surface to motion, as of an object sliding or rolling over it. [1/3 definitions]
high-tech involving equipment or techniques that come from applying the newest knowledge in the areas of computers and science. [1/2 definitions]
hygienist a person skilled in the areas of hygiene, such as a dentist's assistant.
list2 a leaning to one side, as of a boat or ship; tilt. [1/2 definitions]
lurch1 a sudden sideways motion, as of a boat. [1/4 definitions]
M.B.A. a degree earned in accounting or other areas of business after one or two years of additional courses following college. M.B.A. is an abbreviation for "Master of Business Administration."
negative a photographic image on which light areas of the original subject appear dark and dark areas appear light. [1/7 definitions]
outline a short, written plan of the main ideas of a book, speech, or report. [1/4 definitions]