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- n. Alternative form of knockout.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. That knocks out; characterized by knocking out.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Causing one to be knocked out, as by a blow in a fight; hence, very effective; crushing: as, a knock-out blow.
- n. In pugilism, the act of rendering insensible; a blow which produces insensibility.
- n. 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.
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We watch him transform the implications of Paul Cézanne's hard-won, carefully adjusted touches into an evocative language of planes, strokes and angles in landscapes, figure studies, heads, a knock-out still life of a chocolate pot with the presence of one of the Demoiselles d'Avignon, and a pair of stunning watercolors of bathers in a forest.
Note - learn that move to knock-out bad guys with one punch, and how to take down a room of armed enemies without getting hurt.
Each year Consumerist.com hosts a no-holds-barred, throw down, knock-out fight to determine the Worst Company in America. 32 companies enter -- but only one leaves.
The first knock-out round in the European Mixed Teams Championship featured a remarkable number of matches that would be decided only by the final deal.
Issei Kato/Reuters Japan's challenger Akira Yaegashi celebrated after capturing a technical knock-out in the 10th-round from champion Pornsawan Porpramook of Thailand at their WBA minimum weight title fight in Tokyo on Monday.
Everybody knows the format has been tweaked to have teams like India and Pakistan qualify for the knock-out stages, but I think it does have some positives from a cricketing sense.
Here, in a vast and echoing building, is a seemingly endless calvacade of immortal masterpieces: Rembrandts, two knock-out Vermeers, beautiful Chardins, gorgeous Botticellis, Cranachs, Massaccios, Caravaggios.
OK, maybe not the latter, but there were some "knock-out" plates on this menu, so rather than take you through everything I ate, I will tell you what really made me consider coming to Philly more often to dine.
He had a knock-out wife, two babies, the works, and he couldn't keep his donkey in the barn.
But the defeat to Ireland means that from now on they are almost playing knock-out cricket, and they cannot afford to carry on being so inconsistent.