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altimeter an altitude-measuring device such as a specially calibrated barometer.
amanita any of various, mostly poisonous mushrooms having blade-shaped gills on the underside.
battle-ax a wide-bladed, heavy ax used in former times as a weapon.
beaker a wide-mouthed drinking cup or container. [1/3 definitions]
blind alley an alley or passageway with one end closed off; cul-de-sac. [1/2 definitions]
bloomer1 an outfit formerly worn by girls and women consisting of billowy trousers, gathered at the ankle and worn under a skirt and often with a jacket and wide-brimmed hat. [1/3 definitions]
breadthwise in the side-to-side direction.
calcium chloride a white crystalline compound, derived from calcium carbonate, that is used as a dehydrating agent, de-icer, and dust suppressant.
catholic all-encompassing or wide-ranging. [1/3 definitions]
clearheaded possessing an alert, perceptive, wide-awake mind.
cleaver a heavy, wide-bladed, axlike knife, esp. used by butchers.
CRT abbreviation of "cathode-ray tube," a vacuum tube in which a stream of electrons is accelerated and focused in a beam that produces lighted traces on a screen at one end of the tube, used in television sets, computer monitors, and the like.
cup a small, wide-mouthed container used for drinking such things as coffee or tea. [1/7 definitions]
ewer a vaselike, wide-mouthed pitcher or jug.
fisheye lens a wide-angle camera lens that covers a full 180 degrees, producing images characterized by peripheral distortion and dramatically foreshortened perspective.
gill fungus a fleshy fungus with blade-shaped gills on the underside of its cap; mushroom.
goggle a stare with wide-open and bulging eyes. [1/6 definitions]
goggle-eyed having wide-open, bulging, or rolling eyes, as one who is surprised or amazed. [2 definitions]
GPA abbreviation of "grade-point average."
gyrostabilizer a stabilizing device on planes and ships, consisting of a heavy, vertically mounted gyroscope whose spinning reduces the side-to-side motion of the craft.
jar1 a wide-mouthed cylindrical container, usu. made of glass or pottery, and often having a lid. [1/2 definitions]