from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A salad dressing of oil, vinegar, and seasonings.
  • n. A commercially prepared creamy salad dressing that is usually pinkish in color and often sweet.


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  • Jackson's solo career coincided with a new musical format: the music video. 1983's Thriller was a groundbreaking 13-minute film short, a throwback to B-horror flicks of the 1950s with a boy, a girl and dancing ghouls risen from the grave.

    The many faces of Michael Jackson

  • The website offers a 13-minute version on Veoh, but links to its “YouTube Cut” which is only 10 minutes.

    A-Pannin’ The Flash | Fan Cinema Today

  • In his 13-minute televised address from the White House Wednesday evening, Mr. Obama said the pullout was justified by military gains against the Taliban insurgency and successful counter-terrorism strikes that have put al Qaeda "on a path to defeat" following the killing of Osama bin Laden last month.

    Obama Sets Afghan Rollback

  • "Plan of the City" is a 13-minute animated collage.

    Risa Shoup: 3...2...1... Watch!

  • Using the 68-59 loss against West Virginia as an example, the Tigers impacted the game defensively in a big way, holding the Mountaineers without a field goal for almost a 13-minute span.

    Missouri - Team Notes

  • "I knew it was a very mischievous and not too endearing of an effort to do," Paladino said in the 13-minute video.

    Carl Paladino Makes Last Ditch Campaign Video Appeal

  • At one point during the 13-minute conversation, Huhne insisted there was no truth in the allegation.

    Chris Huhne under new pressure over speeding penalty claims

  • As we reported, Wayans was said to blow away the producers with a 13-minute screen test transforming himself into Pryor.

    Can Marlon Wayans pull off Richard Pryor? |

  • Saturday's 13-minute speech entitled "Help Your Pakistani Brothers" focuses on the reluctance of Muslim countries to help with the relief operation in Pakistan.

    Bin Laden Calls for Pakistan Relief in New Tape

  • But the polarizing sheriff of Maricopa County, Ariz., only briefly mentioned the GOP candidate during his 13-minute speech to a friendly crowd of Angle and Tea Party supporters at Stoney's Rockin 'Country bar and dance hall on Las Vegas Boulevard South.

    Endorsement of the day


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