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bushel1 in the US, a unit of capacity of dry measure equal to four pecks or 35.239 liters. [1/5 definitions]
c.3 abbreviation of "cup," or "cups," in the US, a unit of capacity equal to eight fluid ounces, 237 milliliters, or sixteen tablespoons; cupful.
entre nous (French) between us; confidentially.
fluid ounce in the US, a unit of capacity equal to one sixteenth of a pint or 29.57 milliliters. [1/2 definitions]
gallon in the US, a unit of capacity equal to four quarts, eight pints, or 3.7854 liters. (abbr.: gal.) [1/3 definitions]
gill2 in the US, a unit of capacity equal to one fourth of a pint, four fluid ounces, or 118.3 milliliters. [1/2 definitions]
Gulf of Tonkin a shallow arm of the South China Sea lying between Vietnam and China, purportedly the site of North Vietnamese attacks on US ships that precipitated the United States' entry into the Vietnam War in 1964.
half pint in the US, a unit of capacity equal to one fourth of a quart, 8 fluid ounces, or 236.6 milliliters; a cup. [1/3 definitions]
IRS abbreviation of Internal Revenue Service, the US government agency responsible for administering and enforcing federal tax laws and collecting federal taxes.
let's1 contracted form of "let us".
minus sign One action we do with numbers is to subtract one number from another number. An example of multiplying is "five minus three equals two." When we write this in numbers, we use something called a minus sign (-) between the first two numbers: 5 - 3. The minus sign tells us that what is going to happen with these two numbers is subtracting. Three is going to be taken away from five.
Mother's Day a holiday to honor mothers, observed in the US, Canada, and the UK on the second Sunday in May.
National Basketball Association a major US sports league that organizes and regulates the highest level of men's professional basketball competition. (abbr.:NBA)
ours a possessive form of we; that or those belonging to us.
ourselves used to intensify we or us. [1/3 definitions]
peck1 in the US, a unit of capacity equal to eight quarts or 8.81 liters. Used primarily for dry measure. [1/4 definitions]
pint in the US, a unit of capacity equal to sixteen fluid ounces or 4.73 deciliters and to one half quart or 5.51 deciliters of dry measure. (abbr.: pt.) [1/3 definitions]
public school in the US, an elementary or secondary school that is part of a system of free schools supported by public taxes and supervised by local officials. [1/2 definitions]
quart in the US, a unit of capacity equal to two pints or 0.9464 liter in liquid measure and two pints or 1.101 liters in dry measure. (abbr.: qt.) [1/3 definitions]
-'s1 shortened form of "us".
tablespoon in the US, a unit of capacity equal to one half fluid ounce, three teaspoons, or about fifteen milliliters, used in cooking. (abbr.: tbs.) [1/4 definitions]