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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Causing one to be knocked out, as by a blow in a fight; hence, very effective; crushing: as, a knock-out blow.
  • noun In pugilism, the act of rendering insensible; a blow which produces insensibility.
  • noun A knock-off; a release; specifically, a device for allowing a valve in a spring-testing machine to open when the ram encounters a resistance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective That knocks out; characterized by knocking out.

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

  • noun Alternative form of knockout.

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