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  • ha·la·tion (h-lshn)
    n.
    1. A blurring or spreading of light around bright areas on a photographic image.
    2. A glow around a bright object on a television screen.

    May 21, 2009

  • en·tre·pôt (ntr-p)
    n.
    1. A place where goods are stored or deposited and from which they are distributed.
    2. A trading or market center.

    May 21, 2009

  • ti·trate (ttrt)
    tr. & intr.v. ti·trat·ed, ti·trat·ing, ti·trates
    To determine the concentration of (a solution) by titration or perform the operation of titration.

    May 21, 2009

  • –adjective
    1. increased, as in size, volume, etc.; expanded; dilated: the distended nostrils of the terrified horse.
    2. swollen, by or as by internal pressure, out of normal size or shape; protuberant: distended wineskins; the distended arteries of his neck.

    May 19, 2009

  • the last act or manifestation of someone or something; farewell appearance: This building turned out to be the swan song of Victorian architecture.
    Origin:
    1825–35; so called from the belief that the dying swan sings

    May 16, 2009

  • –adjective
    1. subordinate; subsidiary.

    May 16, 2009

  • –verb (used without object)
    1. to listen attentively; hearken.

    May 16, 2009

  • words I am learning

    May 16, 2009

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