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abstinence the denial of satisfaction of one's appetites, esp. the appetite for certain foods, drugs, or sexual activity. [1/2 definitions]
draft the process of selecting athletes for certain professional sports teams. [1/18 definitions]
dressing a sauce for certain foods. [1/4 definitions]
Fair Labor Standards Act law passed by the U.S. Congress in 1938 and administered by the U.S. Department of Labor to establish work standards, such as national minimum wage, overtime compensation for certain jobs, and restriction on the use of child labor.
holy water in the Roman Catholic Church, water blessed by a priest and used for certain religious purposes.
inelastic not responding or adapting to change, esp. of price, as demand for certain goods. [1/2 definitions]
kitty2 in some card games, the pot of wagers, or a special pot collected from forfeits or paid for certain unusual hands. [1/3 definitions]
kumiss a similar drink made from cow's milk, used for certain special diets. [1/2 definitions]
odd man out a method of isolating or choosing a person from a group, as for certain games, or the person so isolated or chosen. [1/2 definitions]
oral surgery a branch of dentistry that uses surgery as treatment for certain disorders of the teeth, gums, and jaws.
orcinol a white crystalline compound that turns red on exposure to air, used as a reagent for certain carbohydrates.
stock a base, handle, or frame for certain implements. [1/16 definitions]
systems engineering a branch of engineering that makes use of computer science and systems analysis to put together efficient operating procedures for certain networks or complexes.