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A3 abbreviation of "angstrom" or "angstroms," a unit of length equal to one hundred-millionth of a centimeter, used in measuring light waves.
abbreviate to reduce in length or duration. [1/2 definitions]
abbreviation the act or result of reducing the length or duration of something. [1/2 definitions]
absence a length of time of being away. [1/3 definitions]
accentual having a rhythm based on the number of stresses rather than the number of syllables or length of sounds, as certain poetry. [1/2 definitions]
acute accent a diacritical mark (), placed over a vowel to indicate length or high pitch, or to indicate primary stress of a syllable. (Cf. grave accent.)
age the length of time that a person or thing has existed. [1/11 definitions]
alb a full-length linen robe worn by some Christian priests at the Eucharist.
along by or through the length of; next to. [1/5 definitions]
amplify to expand one's ideas or remarks at length. [1/4 definitions]
anaconda any of several large nonvenomous constrictor snakes, esp. a certain South American tree snake that can grow to over twenty feet in length.
Andes a mountain range that extends the length of the South American western coast.
Andes Mountains a mountain range that extends the length of the South American western coast.
angstrom (often cap.) a unit of length equal to one hundred-millionth of a centimeter, used in measuring light waves; angstrom unit. (abbr.: A, A.U.)
aquatint a type of etching that achieves the soft sweeping tones of a wash drawing or watercolor by careful control of the length of time acid is left on any given area of the etching plate.
astronomical unit a unit of length based on the average distance of the earth from the sun, equal to about 149.6 million kilometers or ninety-three million miles.
bar1 a length of rigid, solid material, often cylindrical in shape, generally used as a barrier or support. [1/13 definitions]
batten2 a thin, flexible length of wood or other material used to maintain flatness in a sail. [1/4 definitions]
Bermuda shorts shorts ending just above the knee, worn by both sexes and often with knee-length socks; bermudas.
bloomer1 (pl.) a pair of loose, knee-length trousers formerly worn by girls and women as athletic wear. [1/3 definitions]
braid to weave together three or more strands or strips of (hair, cloth, or the like), forming one narrow, ropelike length; plait. [2/5 definitions]