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amorfati commented on the word halation
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
amorfati commented on the word entrepôt
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.
amorfati commented on the word tirate
ti·trate (ttrt)tr. & intr.v. ti·trat·ed, ti·trat·ing, ti·tratesTo determine the concentration of (a solution) by titration or perform the operation of titration.
amorfati commented on the word distended
–adjective1. 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
amorfati commented on the word swansong
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
amorfati commented on the word ancillary
–adjective1. subordinate; subsidiary.
amorfati commented on the word harking
–verb (used without object)1. to listen attentively; hearken.
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