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aback so that the wind catches the front side of an open sail. [2 definitions]
account an arrangement wherein a bank or other financial institution holds a customer's deposited funds so that the funds are safe but can be accessed at any time by the customer, or the conception of this arrangement as a container for the funds that are kept. [1/15 definitions]
activation code a set of characters, consisting of numbers, letters, characters, or a combination of these, that is sent by a website to a user's email so that the website can verify the user's email address and comply with the user's request to begin a new service or change personal information. Once received, the user enters the code into the provided box on the website so that fulfillment of the user's request can begin.
angle1 the space between the lines of such a figure as measured in degrees, the number of which reflects the amount of turning that would be required to move one of the lines so that it meets and overlaps the other. [1/10 definitions]
ascot a wide scarf or necktie, tied so that one end lies flat on top of the other on the chest.
Augean of or suggesting Augeas, a king in Greek mythology, or his stables, which had not been cleaned for thirty years until Hercules changed the course of a river so that it swept through them. [1/2 definitions]
back-to-back having the back sides adjoining so that the front sides are facing outward. [1/2 definitions]
balanced not going too far in the direction of any extreme so that rationality, harmony, or stability is achieved; keeping to proper proportions. [1/2 definitions]
bevel gear a gear with teeth angled or beveled so that it meshes with another gear whose shaft is at an angle of less than 180 degrees to its own shaft.
broncobuster a person who trains wild horses so that they can be ridden.
bunt1 in baseball, to tap (the ball) so that it lands in the front of the infield. [1/2 definitions]
caltrop a metal device with four sharp spikes set so that one of them always points upward, used to injure or hinder cavalry horses or vehicles with pneumatic tires. [1/2 definitions]
cascade a series of electrical components arranged so that the output of one serves as the input to the next. [1/5 definitions]
char1 to cook or burn so that the surface is blackened; scorch. [1/4 definitions]
chock-a-block of a ship's hoisting tackle, drawn close together so that the blocks are touching. [1/2 definitions]
cloy to oversupply with something sweet or pleasant so that the experience of these things becomes sickening or wearisome. [1/2 definitions]
cock1 to set the firing mechanism of (a gun) so that it is ready to fire. [2/8 definitions]
convolute coiled or rolled together so that one part is over another; twisted; convoluted. [1/2 definitions]
coordinated having the parts of one's body working well together so that one's movements are fluid or graceful.
coping the top layer of a masonry wall, often having a sloping surface so that water will run off.
coronagraph telescopic equipment that blocks light from a star so that the star's corona and objects close to the star can be resolved.