Reverse Word Search Lookup

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
abeyance temporary suspension or cessation. [1/2 definitions]
acting appointed as a temporary substitute for someone absent from an office or position; serving temporarily. [1/5 definitions]
adjunct having temporary or part-time status on a staff or faculty. [1/4 definitions]
animal shelter a place that provides care and temporary shelter for homeless dogs, cats, and other animals generally kept as pets.
apnea a temporary cessation of breathing.
back burner a state of temporary low priority (usu. prec. by "on the").
barrack (usu. pl.) a large, plain building or group of buildings, esp. used as temporary housing for soldiers. [1/3 definitions]
bedfellow an associate or ally, esp. a temporary one. [1/2 definitions]
binder a temporary, legally valid agreement to purchase insurance, property, or the like, usu. involving partial payment. [1/4 definitions]
bivouac a temporary encampment, esp. military, without protecting shelter. [1/2 definitions]
booth a temporary or loosely constructed stall for displaying and selling goods or giving out information. [1/2 definitions]
breastwork a temporary, hastily built defensive fortification, usu. of breast height.
camp1 an outdoor place where tents or temporary shelters are set up. [3/8 definitions]
camper a motor vehicle that is designed to be used for temporary living space. [1/2 definitions]
cantonment the temporary assignment of troops to military quarters. [1/2 definitions]
carwash a similar, temporary enterprise, usu. to raise funds for a charity, school, athletic team, or the like. [1/2 definitions]
casual a temporary or occasional worker. [1/6 definitions]
cease-fire a temporary suspension of hostilities; truce. [1/2 definitions]
coalition an alliance, esp. a temporary one, of various factions, parties, or nations. [1/2 definitions]
cofferdam a temporary, watertight structure, built to permit construction under water or in wet soil.
conference committee in the U.S. Congress, a temporary panel assembled from members of both the Senate and House of Representatives to resolve differences between two versions of a particular bill and create a compromise version.