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mark         

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      n  
1    a visible impression, stain, etc., on a surface, such as a spot or scratch  
2    a sign, symbol, or other indication that distinguishes something  
an owner's mark     
3    a cross or other symbol made instead of a signature  
4    a written or printed sign or symbol, as for punctuation  
a question mark     
5    a letter, number, or percentage used to grade academic work  
6    a thing that indicates position or directs; marker  
7    a desired or recognized standard  
he is not up to the mark     
8    an indication of some quality, feature, or prowess  
he has the mark of an athlete     
9    quality or importance; note  
a person of little mark     
10    a target or goal  
11    impression or influence  
he left his mark on German literature     
12    one of the temperature settings on a gas oven  
gas mark 5     
13    often cap     (in trade names)  
a    model, brand, or type  
the car is a Mark 4     
b    a variation on a particular model  
a Mark 3 Cortina     
14    Slang   a suitable victim, esp. for swindling  
15      (Nautical)   one of the intervals distinctively marked on a sounding lead  
   Compare       deep       21  
16      (Bowls)      another name for the       jack  
17      (Rugby Union)   an action in which a player standing inside his own 22m line catches a forward kick by an opponent and shouts ``mark'', entitling himself to a free kick  
18      (Australian Rules football)   a catch of the ball from a kick of at least 10 yards, after which a free kick is taken  
19    the mark     (Boxing)   the middle of the stomach at or above the line made by the boxer's trunks  
20    (in medieval England and Germany) a piece of land held in common by the free men of a community  
21       an obsolete word for       frontier  
22      (Statistics)      See       class mark  
23    make one's mark   to succeed or achieve recognition  
24    on your mark or marks   a command given to runners in a race to prepare themselves at the starting line  
      vb  
25    to make or receive (a visible impression, trace, or stain) on (a surface)  
26    tr   to characterize or distinguish  
his face was marked by anger     
27    often foll by: off or out   to set boundaries or limits (on)  
to mark out an area for negotiation     
28    tr   to select, designate, or doom by or as if by a mark  
to mark someone as a criminal     
29    tr   to put identifying or designating labels, stamps, etc., on, esp. to indicate price  
to mark the book at one pound     
30    tr   to pay heed or attention to  
mark my words     
31    to observe; notice  
32    to grade or evaluate (scholastic work)  
she marks fairly     
33      (Brit, football, etc.)   to stay close to (an opponent) to hamper his play  
34    to keep (score) in some games  
35    mark time  
a    to move the feet alternately as in marching but without advancing  
b    to act in a mechanical and routine way  
c    to halt progress temporarily, while awaiting developments  
      interj  
36      (Rugby Union)   the shout given by a player when calling for a mark,   (See also)        markdown       mark-up  
     (Old English mearc mark; related to Old Norse mörk boundary land, Old High German marha boundary, Latin margo margin)  
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mark          [2]  
      n  
1       See       Deutschmark       markka       Reichsmark       Ostmark  
2    a former monetary unit and coin in England and Scotland worth two thirds of a pound sterling  
3    a silver coin of Germany until 1924  
     (Old English marc unit of weight of precious metal, perhaps from the marks on metal bars; apparently of Germanic origin and related to mark1)  

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Mark         
      n     (New Testament)  
1    one of the four Evangelists. Feast day: April 25  
2    the second Gospel, traditionally ascribed to him  


black mark  
      n   an indication of disapproval, failure, etc  
chatter mark  
      n  
1    any of a series of grooves, pits, and scratches on the surface of a rock, usually made by the movement of a glacier  
2    a mark or series of marks on a workpiece  
class mark  
      n  
1      (Statistics)   a value within a class interval, esp. its midpoint or the nearest integral value, used to represent the interval for computational convenience  
2      (Also called)    class number     (Library science)   a symbol on a book or other publication indicating its subject field, shelf position, etc.  
D-mark   , D-Mark  
      n      short for       Deutschmark  
exclamation mark   ,   (U.S.)   point  
      n  
1    the punctuation mark ! used after exclamations and vehement commands  
2    this mark used for any other purpose, as to draw attention to an obvious mistake, in road warning signs, (in chess commentaries) beside the notation of a move considered a good one, (in mathematics) as a symbol of the factorial function, or (in logic) occurring with an existential quantifier  
expression mark  
      n   one of a set of musical directions, usually in Italian, indicating how a piece or passage is to be performed  
high-water mark  
      n  
1   
a    the level reached by sea water at high tide or by other stretches of water in flood  
b    the mark indicating this level  
2    the highest point  
interrogation mark  
      n      a less common term for       question mark  
long mark  
      n      another name for       macron  
low-water mark  
      n  
1    the level reached by seawater at low tide or by other stretches of water at their lowest level  
2    the lowest point or level; nadir  
mark   [1]  
      n  
1    a visible impression, stain, etc., on a surface, such as a spot or scratch  
2    a sign, symbol, or other indication that distinguishes something  
an owner's mark     
3    a cross or other symbol made instead of a signature  
4    a written or printed sign or symbol, as for punctuation  
a question mark     
5    a letter, number, or percentage used to grade academic work  
6    a thing that indicates position or directs; marker  
7    a desired or recognized standard  
he is not up to the mark     
8    an indication of some quality, feature, or prowess  
he has the mark of an athlete     
9    quality or importance; note  
a person of little mark     
10    a target or goal  
11    impression or influence  
he left his mark on German literature     
12    one of the temperature settings on a gas oven  
gas mark 5     
13    often cap     (in trade names)  
a    model, brand, or type  
the car is a Mark 4     
b    a variation on a particular model  
a Mark 3 Cortina     
14    Slang   a suitable victim, esp. for swindling  
15      (Nautical)   one of the intervals distinctively marked on a sounding lead  
   Compare       deep       21  
16      (Bowls)      another name for the       jack  
17      (Rugby Union)   an action in which a player standing inside his own 22m line catches a forward kick by an opponent and shouts ``mark'', entitling himself to a free kick  
18      (Australian Rules football)   a catch of the ball from a kick of at least 10 yards, after which a free kick is taken  
19    the mark     (Boxing)   the middle of the stomach at or above the line made by the boxer's trunks  
20    (in medieval England and Germany) a piece of land held in common by the free men of a community  
21       an obsolete word for       frontier  
22      (Statistics)      See       class mark  
23    make one's mark   to succeed or achieve recognition  
24    on your mark or marks   a command given to runners in a race to prepare themselves at the starting line  
      vb  
25    to make or receive (a visible impression, trace, or stain) on (a surface)  
26    tr   to characterize or distinguish  
his face was marked by anger     
27    often foll by: off or out   to set boundaries or limits (on)  
to mark out an area for negotiation     
28    tr   to select, designate, or doom by or as if by a mark  
to mark someone as a criminal     
29    tr   to put identifying or designating labels, stamps, etc., on, esp. to indicate price  
to mark the book at one pound     
30    tr   to pay heed or attention to  
mark my words     
31    to observe; notice  
32    to grade or evaluate (scholastic work)  
she marks fairly     
33      (Brit, football, etc.)   to stay close to (an opponent) to hamper his play  
34    to keep (score) in some games  
35    mark time  
a    to move the feet alternately as in marching but without advancing  
b    to act in a mechanical and routine way  
c    to halt progress temporarily, while awaiting developments  
      interj  
36      (Rugby Union)   the shout given by a player when calling for a mark,   (See also)        markdown       mark-up  
     (Old English mearc mark; related to Old Norse mörk boundary land, Old High German marha boundary, Latin margo margin)  
mark   [2]  
      n  
1       See       Deutschmark       markka       Reichsmark       Ostmark  
2    a former monetary unit and coin in England and Scotland worth two thirds of a pound sterling  
3    a silver coin of Germany until 1924  
     (Old English marc unit of weight of precious metal, perhaps from the marks on metal bars; apparently of Germanic origin and related to mark1)  
Mark Antony  
      n      See (Mark)       Antony  
mark-up  
      n  
1    a percentage or amount added to the cost of a commodity to provide the seller with a profit and to cover overheads, costs, etc.  
2   
a    an increase in the price of a commodity  
b    the amount of this increase  
      vb  
  mark up   tr, adv  
3    to add a percentage for profit, overheads, etc., to the cost of (a commodity)  
4    to increase the price of  
minute mark  
      n   the symbol ′ used for minutes of arc and linear feet  
optical mark reading  
      n   the reading of marks by an optical device whereby the information can be stored in machine-readable form  
punctuation mark  
      n   any of the signs used in punctuation, such as a comma or question mark  
question mark  
      n  
1    the punctuation mark ?, used at the end of questions and in other contexts where doubt or ignorance is implied  
2    this mark used for any other purpose, as to draw attention to a possible mistake, as in a chess commentary  
3    an element of doubt or uncertainty  
quotation mark  
      n   either of the punctuation marks used to begin or end a quotation, respectively `` and '' or ` and ' in English printing and writing. When double marks are used, single marks indicate a quotation within a quotation, and vice versa,   (Also called)    inverted comma  
register mark  
      n     (Printing)   any of several marks incorporated on to printing plates to assist in the accurate positioning of images during printing  
ripple mark  
      n   one of a series of small wavy ridges of sand formed by waves on a beach, by a current in a sandy riverbed, or by wind on land: sometimes found fossilized on bedding planes of sedimentary rock  
sanction mark  
      n   a mark on pieces of 19th-century French furniture signifying that the piece met the quality standards required by the Parisian guild of ebonists  
section mark  
      n     (Printing)   a mark (§) inserted into text matter to draw attention to a footnote or to indicate a section of a book, etc.,   (Also called)    section  
shilling mark  
      n      another name for       solidus       1  
     (so named because it was used to separate shillings from pence when writing amounts less than one pound before the introduction of decimal currency in Britain. For example, three shillings and eleven pence was written 3/11)  
strawberry mark  
      n   a soft vascular red birthmark,   (Technical name)    haemangioma simplex     (Also called)    strawberry  
thread mark  
      n   a mark put into paper money to prevent counterfeiting, consisting of a pattern of silk fibres  

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mark

  

      n  
1    blemish, blot, blotch, bruise, dent, impression, line, nick, pock, scar, scratch, smirch, smudge, splotch, spot, stain, streak  
2    badge, blaze, brand, characteristic, device, earmark, emblem, evidence, feature, flag, hallmark, impression, incision, index, indication, label, note, print, proof, seal, sign, signet, stamp, symbol, symptom, token  
3    criterion, level, measure, norm, par, standard, yardstick  
4    aim, end, goal, object, objective, purpose, target  
5    consequence, dignity, distinction, eminence, fame, importance, influence, notability, note, notice, prestige, quality, regard, standing  
6    footmark, footprint, sign, trace, track, trail, vestige  
7    make one's mark      achieve recognition, be a success, find a place in the sun, get on in the world, make a success of oneself, make good, make it     (informal)   make something of oneself, prosper, succeed  
      vb  
8    blemish, blot, blotch, brand, bruise, dent, impress, imprint, nick, scar, scratch, smirch, smudge, splotch, stain, streak  
9    brand, characterize, flag, identify, label, stamp  
10    betoken, denote, distinguish, evince, exemplify, illustrate, show  
11    attend, hearken     (archaic)   mind, note, notice, observe, pay attention, pay heed, regard, remark, watch  
12    appraise, assess, correct, evaluate, grade  

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n.
purple dye sprayed by a police water cannon to mark the demonstrators for arrest. The purple substance was dubbed 'purple rain' by the press after an anti-apartheid protest held in Cape Town on September 2, 1989.
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