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  • adj. currently being used

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. In heat; -- said especially of mares.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. currently being used
  • adj. (of facilities such as telephones or lavatories) unavailable for use by anyone else or indicating unavailability; (`engaged' is a British term for a busy telephone line)


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