Friday, July 1, 2011
for Heather. Happy Birthday MONTH!
- S: (n) dance (an artistic form of nonverbal communication)
- S: (n) dance (a party of people assembled for dancing)
- S: (n) dancing, dance, terpsichore, saltation (taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music)
- S: (n) dance (a party for social dancing)
- S: (v) dance (move in a graceful and rhythmical way) "The young girl danced into the room"
- S: (v) dance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe (move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance) "My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio"
- S: (v) dance (skip, leap, or move up and down or sideways) "Dancing flames"; "The children danced with joy
Definition of "dance" from Princeton's WordNet
Thursday, June 30, 2011
- S: (n) somersault, somerset, summersault, summerset, somersaulting, flip (an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return)
- S: (n) flip (hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg)
- S: (n) flip (a sudden, quick movement) "with a flip of the wrist"; "the fish flipped over"
- S: (n) flip, toss (the act of flipping a coin)
- S: (n) flip (a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water)
- S: (n) pass, toss, flip ((sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team) "the pass was fumbled"
- S: (v) flip, toss (lightly throw to see which side comes up) "I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!"
- S: (v) throw, flip, switch (cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation) "switch on the light"; "throw the lever"
- S: (v) flick, flip, thumb, riffle, leaf, riff (look through a book or other written material) "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"
- S: (v) flip, twitch (toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air)
- S: (v) flip, flick (cause to move with a flick) "he flicked his Bic"
- S: (v) flip, toss, sky, pitch (throw or toss with a light motion) "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper"
- S: (v) flip (move with a flick or light motion)
- S: (v) flip, flip over, turn over (turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse) "flip over the pork chop"; "turn over the pancakes"
- S: (v) flip, flip out (react in an excited, delighted, or surprised way) "he flipped when he heard that he was accepted into Princeton University"
- S: (v) flip, flip out (go mad, go crazy) "He flipped when he heard that he was being laid off"
- S: (v) interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip, flip-flop (reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action))
- S: (adj) impudent, insolent, snotty-nosed, flip (marked by casual disrespect) "a flip answer to serious question"; "the student was kept in for impudent behavior"
- S: (n) floating-point operation, flop (an arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers) "this computer can perform a million flops per second"
- S: (n) flop, dud, washout (someone who is unsuccessful)
- S: (n) flop, bust, fizzle (a complete failure) "the play was a dismal flop"
- S: (n) flop, collapse (the act of throwing yourself down) "he landed on the bed with a great flop"
- S: (v) flop (fall loosely) "He flopped into a chair"
- S: (v) flop (fall suddenly and abruptly)
- S: (v) fall through, fall flat, founder, flop (fail utterly; collapse) "The project foundered"
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
found in Shockoe Bottom, RVA
- S: (n) east, due east, eastward, E (the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees)
- S: (n) East, Orient (the countries of Asia)
- S: (n) East, eastern United States (the region of the United States lying to the north of the Ohio River and to the east of the Mississippi River)
- S: (n) east (the direction corresponding to the eastward cardinal compass point)
- S: (n) east (a location in the eastern part of a country, region, or city)