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splay

splay

 
pronunciation:
spleI
parts of speech:
transitive verb & intransitive verb, noun, adjective
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part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: splayed, splaying, splays
definition 1: to spread or turn outward or apart; flare.
definition 2: to slant or cause to be slanted.
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part of speech: noun
definition: an outward slant given to the surface between a window and a wall, or other opening, so that one face is wider than the other.
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part of speech: adjective
definition: spread or turned outward.