Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun That which one gains, as by labor, industry, successful enterprise, and the like: usually in the plural.

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  • verb Present participle of gain.

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Examples

  • Pico reef: Another term gaining popularity is pico reef, which is used to refer to nano reef aquariums of three gallons or less.

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  • Pico reef: Another term gaining popularity is pico reef, which is used to refer to nano reef aquariums of three gallons or less.

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  • It's unclear how many of the dropouts are tied to the "Thain Effect" - the term gaining currency here to describe anxiety about attending the World Economic Forum for fear of being seen as too ostentatious during these tough times.

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  • "Audio luxury" is a term gaining currency, as superquality audio equipment moves from the scientific to the lifestyle arena.

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  • But then Idaho, to borrow a term gaining popularity on leftwing blogs, is part of 'Bushlandia': the three remaining states, clustered in the mountainous west, where the president still enjoys approval ratings of 50% or more.

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  • For that indirect self-preservation which we call gaining a livelihood, the knowledge of greatest value is -- science.

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  • For that indirect self-preservation which we call gaining a livelihood, the knowledge of greatest value is -- Science.

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  • Due to the precession of the equinoxes a term gaining more interest as the year 2012 approaches with

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  • One of the FCC's arguments for converting broadcast spectrum to wired use is that health and energy applications will be part of the broadband "ecosystem," a term gaining currency in the Obama administration as applied to the Web.

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