Saturday, January 15, 2011

chicken little. (26/365)

S: (n) Chicken Little (a fictional character who was hit on the head with an acorn and believed that the sky was falling)

Definition of 'Chicken Little ' from Princeton's WordNet

Friday, January 14, 2011

sponge. (25/365)


  • S: (n) sponge (a porous mass of interlacing fibers that forms the internal skeleton of various marine animals and usable to absorb water or any porous rubber or cellulose product similarly used)
  • S: (n) quick study, sponge (someone able to acquire new knowledge and skills rapidly and easily) "she soaks up foreign languages like a sponge"
  • S: (n) leech, parasite, sponge, sponger (a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage)
  • S: (n) sponge, poriferan, parazoan (primitive multicellular marine animal whose porous body is supported by a fibrous skeletal framework; usually occurs in sessile colonies)


  • S: (v) sponge (wipe with a sponge, so as to clean or moisten)
  • S: (v) mooch, bum, cadge, grub, sponge (ask for and get free; be a parasite)
  • S: (v) sponge (erase with a sponge; as of words on a blackboard)
  • S: (v) sponge (soak up with a sponge)
  • S: (v) sponge (gather sponges, in the ocean)

Definition of 'sponge' from Princeton's WordNet

Thursday, January 13, 2011

lub dub. (24/365)


Definition of 'heartbeat' from Princeton's WordNet