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Morse code a code in which letters of the alphabet or numbers are represented by dots and dashes or by short and long flashes of light or sound.
morsel a bite-sized amount; small piece or bit. [2 definitions]
mortal subject to death; destined to die. [6 definitions]
mortality the quality or state of being destined to die. [3 definitions]
mortar1 a heavy bowl-like receptacle in which substances are ground or pounded into powder. [4 definitions]
mortar2 a bonding substance made from cement or lime, sand, and water and used to hold in place bricks, stones, or the like. [2 definitions]
mortarboard a usu. square board with a handle underneath, for carrying and working with mortar. [2 definitions]
mortgage a written agreement by which a lender holds a claim to property until a debt is repaid. [3 definitions]
mortgagee the person to whom a property is mortgaged.
mortgagor the person who mortgages a property.
mortician a person licensed to make appropriate disposition of dead human bodies; undertaker; funeral director.
mortification a feeling of embarrassment, shame, or humiliation. [3 definitions]
mortify to subject (someone) to extreme embarrassment, shame, or humiliation. [3 definitions]
mortise a slot or other shape cut into a piece of wood or metal and intended to connect with a matching piece cut to fit it exactly when inserted into it. (Cf. tenon.) [3 definitions]
mortmain in law, perpetual ownership of real estate by institutions, such as churches, that do not have the right to sell.
mortuary a place, usu. a funeral home, where dead human bodies are kept before burial or cremation. [2 definitions]
mos. abbreviation of "months," a plural form of "month."
Mosaic of, pertaining to, or derived from Moses or the writings that are attributed to him.
mosaic a pattern or picture made with many small glass tiles, stones, or the like cemented onto a surface. [6 definitions]
Moscow the capital of Russia.
Moses according to the Old Testament, the Hebrew patriarch who received the Ten Commandments from God on Mount Sinai, and who led the Jews out of slavery in Egypt.