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compound time

  

      n      See       compound       16  
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compound          [1]  
      n  
1    a substance that contains atoms of two or more chemical elements held together by chemical bonds  
2    any combination of two or more parts, aspects, etc.  
3    a word formed from two existing words or combining forms  
      vb   mainly tr  
4    to mix or combine so as to create a compound or other product  
5    to make by combining parts, elements, aspects, etc.  
to compound a new plastic     
6    to intensify by an added element  
his anxiety was compounded by her crying     
7      (Finance)   to calculate or pay (interest) on both the principal and its accrued interest  
8    also intr   to come to an agreement in (a quarrel, dispute, etc.)  
9    also intr   to settle (a debt, promise, etc.) for less than what is owed; compromise  
10      (Law)   to agree not to prosecute in return for a consideration  
to compound a crime     
11      (Electrical engineering)   to place duplex windings on the field coil of (a motor or generator), one acting as a shunt, the other being in series with the main circuit, thus making the machine self-regulating  
      adj  
12    composed of or created by the combination of two or more parts, elements, etc.  
13    (of a word) consisting of elements that are also words or productive combining forms  
14    (of a sentence) formed by coordination of two or more sentences  
15    (of a verb or the tense, mood, etc., of a verb) formed by using an auxiliary verb in addition to the main verb  
the future in English is a compound tense involving the use of such auxiliary verbs as ``shall'' and ``will''     
16      (Music)  
a    denoting a time in which the number of beats per bar is a multiple of three  
six-four is an example of compound time     
b    (of an interval) greater than an octave  
17      (Zoology)      another word for       colonial       6  
18    (of a steam engine, turbine, etc.) having multiple stages in which the steam or working fluid from one stage is used in a subsequent stage  
19    (of a piston engine) having a supercharger powered by a turbine in the exhaust stream  
     (C14: from earlier compounen, from Old French compondre to collect, set in order, from Latin componere)  
  compoundable      adj  
  compounder      n  

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compound

  

      vb  
1    amalgamate, blend, coalesce, combine, concoct, fuse, intermingle, meld, mingle, mix, synthesize, unite  
2    add insult to injury, add to, aggravate, augment, complicate, exacerbate, heighten, intensify, magnify, worsen  
3      (used of a dispute, difference, etc.)   adjust, arrange, compose, settle  
      n  
4    alloy, amalgam, blend, combination, composite, composition, conglomerate, fusion, medley, meld, mixture, synthesis  
      adj  
5    complex, composite, conglomerate, intricate, multiple, not simple  
  
Antonyms     
,       vb   decrease, divide, lessen, minimize, moderate, modify, part, segregate  
      n   element  
      adj   pure, simple, single, unmixed  

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n.
When men have quality time together, and do "guy" things.
[Slang] related to bro-mance
exp.
a difficult time
v.
have a ​difficult ​time
exp.
have a great time; enjoy oneself
n.
encounter mostly for sex done around lunch time
[Fam.] in French it's "cinq à sept" which is rather in the end of afternoon
v.
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
n.
free time spent taking care also of work-related tasks
formed based on "work" and "leisure"
exp.
spend time and energy doing something that is pointless
expression arisen in the 15th century when Newcastle (England) was a major exporter of coal
exp.
let the time go by without doing something important, relax, waste time
E.g.: It was a quite evening: we sat around chatting and watching TV.
abbr. acron.
greatest of all time
[Slang] You won! You're the GOAT!
adj.
[arch.] near in space, time or relation, almost (followed by: upon)
"nigh upon" is even stronger in keeping with an antiquated, even biblical style. "The end of the world is nigh upon us"
n.
a sound (usually a song, jingle) that one hears mentally for a certain period of time
n.
a woman, generally in her twenties, who shows she is having a good time with her friends by shooting "WOO" ("HOO") usually in unison with other woo girls
[Fam.]
adj.
forced by a medical condition to spend most of the time home
n.
a teenager who spends most of his time in front of a screen (computer, smartphone, tablet, TV)
n.
someone who, most of the time, carries a device enabling him to capture his day-by-day experiences (such as a photo camera, mobile phone etc.)
exp.
sleep for a short period of time, have a light sleep
n.
a website that did not undergo any change for a long period of time
[Comp.];[Slang]
exp.
someone who spends very few time with his wife/ her husband because of the partner's preoccupation with physical exercise
n.
a type of work that goes on 24 hours from 24 hours because the teams performing it are located in various time zones.
E.g: Some claim that follow-the-sun is a business failure. It can be used also as a verb (Our team follows the sun ) or as an adjective (We offer follow-the-sun business support) .
n.
digitalizing information in order to keeping it available and exploitable in time
[Tech.] digitalizing = putting something in a format that can be easily read by a computer
exp.
expression used when referring to something that is unlikely to happen soon (not in the time interval that one can resist holding his breath)
E.g.: "Will the economy recover any soon?" - "Don't hold your breath."
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.
exp.
if people live in each other's pocket, they spend a lot of time together
exp.
to do two things at the same time using the effort needed to do only one
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