from The Century Dictionary.

  • The collective name of the changes which can be rung upon nine bells: so called because four pairs of bells change places in the order of sounding every time a change is rung.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of cater.
  • noun Plural form of cater.


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  • As long as McCain caters to only small groups, of course it will be hard to raise money.

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  • I don't think it's "just one state" and I think it is reprehensible for any Democrat to not vote for the Party's choice – especially when McCain caters to the ultra-right, uber-Christian warmonger set.

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  • He proposes that a fortune is to be made by the man who starts a newspaper in Australia that "caters" to the working class.

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  • "The show kind of caters to that attention span, because we're cutting to sketch every once in awhile," said Reich, who cites the quick-bit and cutaway shows like

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  • Although Roberts is open to most styles of music, kind of caters to the jam band genre.


  • It kind of caters to beginners so I never finished reading it.

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  • "As an extension of Sterling Hotels, the new Sterling Design designation caters to the savvy international traveller, who still has value at the top of their agenda but is not willing to skimp on style.

  • How can a teacher create a lesson that caters to 20-50 different people at the same time?

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  • At the Savoye, an apartment complex near Dallas that caters to younger renters, the amenities include a resort-style pool surrounded by high-end lounge chairs lined up under oversized umbrellas.

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  • "While Henkel predominantly caters to the urban distribution centers, Jyothy is targeted more at the mid-market and economy segment," he said.

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