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[1]  
      n  
1    a recurrent metallic tapping or clicking sound, such as that made by a clock or watch  
2      (Brit)  
informal   a moment or instant  
3    a mark (<tick>) or dash used to check off or indicate the correctness of something  
4      (Commerce)   the smallest increment of a price fluctuation in a commodity exchange. Tick size is usually 0.01% of the nominal value of the trading unit  
      vb  
5    to produce a recurrent tapping sound or indicate by such a sound  
the clock ticked the minutes away     
6    when tr, often foll by: off   to mark or check (something, such as a list) with a tick  
7    what makes someone tick  
Informal   the basic drive or motivation of a person,   (See also)        tick off       tick over  
     (C13: from Low German tikk touch; related to Old High German zekon to pluck, Norwegian tikke to touch)  
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n.
1 Serotherapic Substance 2 Intravenous Fluid
medical term
exp.
1.act silly; 2. avoid work
[Slang]
n.
1. drug addict; 2. passionate/crazy about smth.
E.g: He is a computer games junkie.
n.
1 Writen Rule Legislation 2 Stabilization control
Care!!! Double meaning giving mistraductions
n.
1 Emergency Medical Technician 2 Nickname for Paramedical Professional
n.
1 Mobile Intensive Care Unit 2 Physician manned Ambulance
adj.
1. nervous, anxious; 2. at the forefront of a trend; experimental or avant-garde
1. She was nervous and edgy, still chain-smoking. 2. Their songs combine good music and smart, edgy ideas
n.
n 1 a hatch of eggs laid by a particular bird or laid in a single nest 2 a brood of chickens 3 Informal a group, bunch, or cluster vb 4 tr to hatch (chickens)
n.
n. 1. friendly, affectionate love; familial love 2. (astrology) horizon in the Leo/Aquarius axis 3. (sociology) the love between friends
A living being with storge feels a strong sense of duty and is often willing to die to protect this love.
n.
A currency coin worth $1.00 in Canada. Bigger than a quarter but smaller than a tooney.
looney also can mean strange or weird. ex.He had always been a little bit looney.
n.
1. [Mil.] a pilot who comes in support of the leading aircraft. He is positionned besides and slightly behind the leading aircraft. 2. [Fig.] a person who helps a friend to approach potential partners
2. this meaning has been popularised by the TV series How I Met Your Mother
n.
1 of the Femur bone neck shaft 2 of the femoral artery 3 femoral arterial access
n.
1. using copyright law to make a piece of work freely available and allowing its free distribution and modification (as long as its derivate versions follow the same copyright rules)
n.
1) Light sesame seed oil 2) Sesame seeds from Hindi jingali
exp.
1 (referring to taste) ferment, acidify; 2. (fig.) deteriorate, fall apart
1. The milk turned sour. 2. The relation between them turned sour.
v.
1. perdre du temps 2. passer le temps ; tuer le temps
exp.
1. break; fall apart; 2. be in a bad mood
n.
1) a boat or ship or such vessels collectively 2) skill in handling boats or in water sports
n.
1. the state of being joined together 2. in logic, the connection of isolated facts by means of a general description or hypothesis which applies to them all
n.
1. a fashion enthusiast; someone who sets or follows trends; 2. woman working in the fashion domain (as a designer, journalist, model etc.); 3. woman passionate about shopping;
n.
1. a package containing food, clothes or other items that the receiver has difficulties in procuring by himself; 2. a package containing small gifts for close persons
adj.
1. [Comp.] a device that once plugged in is automatically recognized by the system and launches the expected process without any action on the user's side; 2. [Bus.] a new employee who is able to start work without too much induction and training
[Comp.];[Bus.] can be used as both noun and adjective: plug and play device; plug and play employee or simply plug and play (noun)
adv.
1. in a remote area, an area in the countryside that is far from a town or city 2. in a town or city regarded as dull or unsophisticated
[Informal] [Disapproving] Syn.: In the backwoods, in the middle of nowhere.
n.
1. [Rel.] expression used to describe metaphorically a period of ignorance and spiritual crisis that precedes the communion with Divinity ; 2. in a larger meaning, it is used when refering to having a hard time, going through a phase of pessimism, sadness, failure etc.
n.
1 Ambulance and Primary Care medical emergencies 2 Ambulance Emergency Care
n.
1 Control by Legislation Legislate 2 Maintain steady state Stabilize
Care !!! Double meaning giving mistraductions
n.
synhtetic pyrethroid pesticide C21 H20 CL2 O3 used espacially against insects ticks and mites

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