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2012[edit]

January[edit]

  • 2012-01-01:emergency room {{#if: ER |• ER}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A medical treatment facility specialized in treating patients that need to be taken care of quickly without prior appointment.
  • 2012-01-02:hydronephrosis {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Pathological dilation of the renal pelvis calyces.
  • 2012-01-03:hiccup {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
To have spasms of the diaphragm.
  • 2012-01-04:Internet cafe {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A place providing snacks, drinks and Internet access to the public.
  • 2012-01-05:stir-fry {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
To cook in a wok with hot oil by stirring constantly.
  • 2012-01-06:sweatsuit {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A sportive outfit consisting of a sweatshirt and sweatpants.
  • 2012-01-07:boardroom {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A room where the board of a company meets.
  • 2012-01-08:prion {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
An infectious agent composed of protein in a misfolded form.
  • 2012-01-09:zombic {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- Related to zombies.
- Resembling a zombie.
  • 2012-01-10:colorpuncture {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A form of alternative medicine in which colored light is shone on acupoints.
  • 2012-01-11:phlogiston {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A hypothetical fiery principle formerly assumed to be a necessary constituent of combustible bodies and to be given up by them in burning.
  • 2012-01-12:platygaeanism {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Belief that the Earth's shape is a plane or disk.
  • 2012-01-13:plaid {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A long piece of tartan fabric, traditionally worn with a kilt.
A pattern consisting of crossed horizontal and vertical colored bands in woven cloth.
  • 2012-01-14:equestrianism {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The art, leasure or sport consisting of riding horses.
  • 2012-01-15:Ithkuil {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A constructed language designed to be unambiguous, concise and logical.
  • 2012-01-16:retire {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- To retreat from action or danger.
- To stop working after a certain age and start living on a pension.
  • 2012-01-17:ovaritis {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Inflammation of an ovary.
  • 2012-01-18:anterior horn {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Long part of a lateral ventricle of the brain on the forehead side.
  • 2012-01-19:voice actor {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
An actor who is heard but not seen, such as for an animation, radio, dubbed movie, etc.
  • 2012-01-20:kinetosis {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A feeling of nausea or dizziness caused by being in a moving vehicle such as a ship or car.
  • 2012-01-21:beer belly {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A protruding abdomen (usually in men) attributed to the consumption of beer.
  • 2012-01-22:Hainan gibbon {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A gibbon of the species Nomascus hainanus that is found only on Hainan Island, China.
  • 2012-01-23:measuring worm {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The caterpillar of the geometer moth.
  • 2012-01-24:tea cosy {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A cover for a teapot or coffee pot which keeps the beverage warm.
  • 2012-01-25:lathyrism {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A neurological disease characterised by paralysis and emaciation, caused by eating certain legumes of the genus Lathyrus.
  • 2012-01-26:Pangaea {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A supercontinent that existed during the Paleozoic and Mesozoic eras about 250 million years ago before the present-day continents drifted apart.
  • 2012-01-27:carving knife {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A large knife used to slice thin cuts of meat.
  • 2012-01-28:explantation {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The removal of an implant.
  • 2012-01-29:pumpkin seed oil {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Oil made of the roasted pumpkin seeds of the Styrian oil pumpkin.
  • 2012-01-30:confetti {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Small pieces of colored paper generally thrown about at festive occasions.
  • 2012-01-31:staple {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A metal fastener with two legs that are bent to hold several sheets of paper together.

February[edit]

  • 2012-02-01:muggy {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
(About the weather) Hot and humid.
  • 2012-02-02:newt {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
An aquatic amphibian of the family Salamandridae having a lizard-like body with four equal sized limbs and a tail.
  • 2012-02-03:gymnastics {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A sport involving performance of exercises requiring physical strength, flexibility, agility, coordination, and balance.
  • 2012-02-04:abdication {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The voluntary renunciation of sovereign power.
  • 2012-02-05:abondonware {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A software product, especially a video game, whose copyright is no longer defended or which is no longer marketed even by the company who made it.
  • 2012-02-06:dessert wine {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A sweet wine typically served with dessert.
  • 2012-02-07:glucometer {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A device for measuring the concentration of glucose in the blood.
  • 2012-02-08:kitchen cabinet {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A built-in cabinet for storage in a kitchen.
  • 2012-02-09:crybaby {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- A baby that cries excessively.
- Someone who cries easily, often about trivial matters.
  • 2012-02-10:parthenogenesis {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A form of asexual reproduction where growth and development of embryos occur without fertilization.
  • 2012-02-11:from the word go {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
From the very beginning.
  • 2012-02-12:genet {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- Any of several Old World nocturnal, carnivorous mammals, of the genus Genetta in the family Viverridae, most of which have a spotted coat and a long, ringed tail.
- A group of genetically identical individuals (plants, fungi, bacteria etc.) that have grown in a given location, all originating from asexual reproduction of a single ancestor.
  • 2012-02-13:kangaroo {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A marsupial from the family Macropodidae having powerful hind legs and large feet for leaping.
  • 2012-02-14:suspenders {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Fabric or leather straps worn over the shoulders to hold up trousers.
  • 2012-02-15:tone deaf {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Unable to clearly distinguish the difference in pitch between different notes.
  • 2012-02-16:alastrim {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The milder strain of the variola virus that causes smallpox.
  • 2012-02-17:freezing rain {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Rain which freezes upon contact with the ground.
  • 2012-02-18:transclusion {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The inclusion of part of hypertext document in another one by means of reference rather than copying.
  • 2012-02-19:commute {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
To travel between one's home and workplace.
  • 2012-02-20:king trumpet mushroom {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Edible mushroom of the genus Pleurotus with firm, white flesh.
  • 2012-02-21:smoke like a chimney {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
To smoke tobacco very frequently.
  • 2012-02-22:arachnology {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The scientific study of spiders and related animals such as scorpions, pseudoscorpions, harvestmen, collectively called arachnids.
  • 2012-02-23:inkwell {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A small container for ink.
  • 2012-02-24:ice over {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
To become covered by a sheet of ice.
  • 2012-02-25:sportswoman {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A female person who engages in sports.
  • 2012-02-26:salesman {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A man whose job it is to sell things.
  • 2012-02-27:check in {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
To carry out the necessary formalities when arriving at an hotel, an airport, etc.
  • 2012-02-28:vacuum {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- (physics) A volume of space that is substansively empty of matter.
- To clean (something) with a vacuum cleaner.
  • 2012-02-29:chopping board {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A board on which food is cut.

March[edit]

  • 2012-03-01:agave nectar {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A light brown liquid sweetener produced from agave plants.
  • 2012-03-02:autotomy {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The act whereby an animal voluntarily loses a body part.
  • 2012-03-03:October Revolution {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The violent overthrow of the government by Communist Russian Bolsheviks in the autumn of 1917.
  • 2012-03-04:Groundhog Day {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A holiday celebrated on February 2 in the United States and Canada in which a groundhog predicts whether spring will begin or winter will continue.
  • 2012-03-05:blepharitis {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Inflammation of the eyelid margins.
  • 2012-03-06:staff paper {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A paper preprinted with staves for writing musical notation.
  • 2012-03-07:lemon balm {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A perennial herb native to southern Europe and the Mediterranean region that is used in herbal teas and as flavouring.
  • 2012-03-08:fan fiction {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A story written by a fan that continues or expands on a work of fiction, usually without the permission of the original author.
  • 2012-03-09:mariology {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The theological study of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • 2012-03-10:Candlemas {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A Christian festival that takes place 40 days after Christmas and commemorates the purification of the Virgin Mary and the presentation of Jesus in the Temple.
  • 2012-03-11:neckbeard {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A hairstyle where facial hair is shaven except for the area between the chin and the neck.
  • 2012-03-12:mie goreng {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Indonesian dish made of fried noodles, vegetables and meat.
  • 2012-03-13:checkered {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Having a pattern similar to a chessboard.
  • 2012-03-14:echinococcosis {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A parasitic disease caused by a tapeworm that affects humans and some mammals.
  • 2012-03-15:phone number {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A sequence of digits used to reach a particular person on a telephone network.
  • 2012-03-16:nuclear war {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A war fought using nuclear weapons.
  • 2012-03-17:mainland {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A large and continuous mass of land, as opposed to an island.
  • 2012-03-18:joint custody {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Arrangement in which both parents have the custody of a child.
  • 2012-03-19:footrest {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A piece of furniture or support used to support one's feet.
  • 2012-03-20:back door {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- A door in the rear of a building.
- A design fault, planned or accidental, that allows the apparent strength of the design to be easily avoided by those who know the trick.
  • 2012-03-21:underline {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
To draw a line underneath something, especially to add emphasis.
  • 2012-03-22:paper clip {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A small, folded, wire or plastic device used to hold sheets of paper together.
  • 2012-03-23:biceps brachii {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A flexor muscle located on the upper arm.
  • 2012-03-24:floor area ratio {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The ratio of the total floor area of buildings on a certain location to the size of the land of that location.
  • 2012-03-25:Sahrawi {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- From or relating to Western Sahara.
- A person from Western Sahara.
  • 2012-03-26:microsleep {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- A brief period of sleep, usually a few seconds, that is the result of sleep deprivation or a medical condition.
  • 2012-03-27:overprotective {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Excessively protective.
  • 2012-03-28:bulimia {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
An eating disorder characterized by extreme overeating followed by self-induced vomiting.
  • 2012-03-29:perfectionism {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The ambition to achieve perfection and not accepting anything less.
  • 2012-03-30:lethargic {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Lacking energy and motivation.
  • 2012-03-31:wall clock {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A clock mounted on a wall.

April[edit]

  • 2012-04-01:leiomyosarcoma {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A rare malignant cancer of smooth muscle.
  • 2012-04-02:boxer shorts {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A type of undergarment worn by men that resembles short pants.
  • 2012-04-03:loser {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A person who did not win.
  • 2012-04-04:namesake {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Someone who has the same first name and/or last name as another person, without being related.
  • 2012-04-05:honor {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The worthiness and respectability of an individual which affects his or her self-evaluation and standing in society.
  • 2012-04-06:garden gnome {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A small statue of a gnome used as a garden ornament.
  • 2012-04-07:proud {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Satisfied with the achievements of oneself, or of another person.
  • 2012-04-08:poker {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A card game involving betting and individualistic play whereby the winner is determined by comparing the ranks and combinations of his cards with that of the other players.
  • 2012-04-09:golden silk orb-weaver {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
An araneomorph spider of the genus Nephila whose webs are large and golden-colored.
  • 2012-04-10:Burmese python {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A dark-coloured python measuring on average 3.7 metres long and native to tropic and subtropic areas of Southern- and Southeast Asia.
  • 2012-04-11:megafauna {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The large animals of a given region or time, considered as a group.
  • 2012-04-12:microcurie {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A unit of radioactivity equal to one millionth of a curie.
  • 2012-04-13:ikaite {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A mineral mostly composed of hexahydrate of calcium carbonate (CaCO3·6H2O).
  • 2012-04-14:hypersonic {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- (Of a speed) Equal to or greater than five times the speed of sound.
- (Of a vehicle) Capable of moving at a speed equal to or greater than five times the speed of sound.
  • 2012-04-15:theorize {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- To formulate theories.
- To believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds.
  • 2012-04-16:arboricolous {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Living on or in trees.
  • 2012-04-17:multinational firm {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A business company operating in several countries.
  • 2012-04-18:coking {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The process by which the heavy residuals from oil distillation are transformed into light distillates and petroleum coke.
  • 2012-04-19:abiogenesis {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The study of how life on Earth emerged from inanimate organic and inorganic molecules.
  • 2012-04-20:antineutrino {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
An antiparticle of a neutrino.
  • 2012-04-21:neonicotinoid {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
An insecticide which acts on the central nervous system of insects by binding with the postsynaptic nicotinic acetylcholine receptors.
  • 2012-04-22:Peronism {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
An Argentine political movement based on the thought of former President Juan Perón.
  • 2012-04-23:Kalashnikov {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A selective-fire, gas-operated 7.62×39mm assault rifle.
  • 2012-04-24:irredentism {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A political doctrine advocating annexation of foreign territories on the grounds of history or common ethnicity.
  • 2012-04-25:emperor penguin {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A penguin of the species Aptenodytes forsteri living in Antarctica and measuring about 120 cm.
  • 2012-04-26:microfinance {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The supply of financial services to micro-entrepreneurs and small businesses.
  • 2012-04-27:betel {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A vine of the species "Piper betle" whose leaves are chewed for its medicinal properties.
  • 2012-04-28:pulled rickshaw {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A vehicle consisting of a two-wheeled cart with one or two seats that is pulled by a human runner.
  • 2012-04-29:hemiplegia {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A condition in which one-half of a patient's body is paralyzed.
  • 2012-04-30:antislavery {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- Opposed to slavery.
- Opposition to slavery.

May[edit]

  • 2012-05-01:nanomedicine {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The medical application of nanotechnology.
  • 2012-05-02:second hand {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- From a source of previously owned goods.
- The hand of a clock or watch that counts the seconds.
  • 2012-05-03:feign {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
To represent by a false appearance of.
  • 2012-05-04:wombat {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
An Australian marsupial of the Vombatidae family having short legs and a short tail and measuring approximately 1 metre in length.
  • 2012-05-05:graviception {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The perception of the force of gravity.
  • 2012-05-06:collodictyon {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A single-celled microscopic organism having four flagella and measuring between 30 and 50 microns.
  • 2012-05-07:undershirt {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A cloth worn next to the skin under a shirt, having no or very short sleeves.
  • 2012-05-08:Dione {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- A Greek goddess who was the mother of Aphrodite.
- The fourth largest moon of Saturn.
  • 2012-05-09:totipotency {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The ability of a cell to divide and produce all the differentiated cells in an organism.
  • 2012-05-10:contact paper {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Big sheet of plastic, adhesive on one side and decorative on the other.
  • 2012-05-11:ptychography {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A technique used in microscopy where the original image is reconstructed from the observed diffration patterns of electrons, X-rays or visible light.
  • 2012-05-12:astrology {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The study of the stars and their influence on people's lives.
  • 2012-05-13:Btu {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A unit of energy equal to about 1055 joules.
  • 2012-05-14:quarantine {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The isolation of people who are susceptible to be contagious to prevent an illness from spreading.
  • 2012-05-15:osmotic {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Of or relating to osmosis.
  • 2012-05-16:transit {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The passage of a celestial body between an observer and a larger celestial body such as a star.
  • 2012-05-17:manumission {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The act of legally releasing from slavery.
  • 2012-05-18:gladiatorial {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Of or relating to a gladiator.
  • 2012-05-19:smart card {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A pocket-sized card with embedded integrated circuits which can process information.
  • 2012-05-20:fractal {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A geometric figure that repeats itself under several levels of magnification.
  • 2012-05-21:limelight {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- A very bright light obtained by directing an oxyhydrogen flame at a piece of quicklime (calcium oxide).
- A focus of public attention.
  • 2012-05-22:regionalism {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A word or phrase that is mainly used only in a specific region.
  • 2012-05-23:welding machine {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Device that provides an electric current to joint materials, usually metals or thermoplastics, by causing coalescence (most often by melting small parts of them).
  • 2012-05-24:dermis {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A layer of skin between the epidermis and subcutaneous tissues.
  • 2012-05-25:OCD {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A brain disorder that is most commonly characterized by a subject's obsessive drive to perform a particular task or set of tasks, compulsions commonly termed as rituals.
  • 2012-05-26:cutlery {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The eating and serving utensils such as knives, forks and spoons.
  • 2012-05-27:raccoon dog {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A canid of the species Nyctereutes procyonoides which resembles a raccoon.
  • 2012-05-28:illegality {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The state of being not permitted by law.
  • 2012-05-29:sandal {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
An open type of outdoor footwear leaving most of the upper part of the foot exposed, particularly the toes.
  • 2012-05-30:sleet {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Precipitation that consists in a mix of snowflakes and raindrops.
  • 2012-05-31:anteater {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A mammal of the suborder Vermilingua having elongated snouts and feeding on ants and termites.

June[edit]

  • 2012-06-01:impureness {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The condition of being impure, because of contamination, pollution, etc.
  • 2012-06-02:hobby horse {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- A topic about which someone loves to talk at great length.
- A child's toy consisting of a (usually wooden or cloth) horse head mounted on a stick.
  • 2012-06-03:hobgoblin {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
(Folklore) A small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings.
  • 2012-06-04:bark beetle {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A beetle of the subfamily Scolytinae that reproduces in the bark of trees.
  • 2012-06-05:neo-neuron {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A neuron that was formed recently.
  • 2012-06-06:hyperparasite {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A parasite whose host is a parasite.
  • 2012-06-07:palagonitization {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The process of conversion of lava to palagonite.
  • 2012-06-08:allochthonous {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Originating in a place other than where it is found.
  • 2012-06-09:bradyseism {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The gradual uplift or descent of part of the Earth's surface caused by the filling or emptying of an underground magma chamber and/or hydrothermal activity.
  • 2012-06-10:methylation {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The addition or substitution of a methyl group to a substrate.
  • 2012-06-11:Magdalenian {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The later period of the Upper Paleolithic in Europe, dating from around 15,000 BCE to 7,000 BCE.
  • 2012-06-12:dadaism {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A cultural movement that started in Switzerland and peaked from 1916 to 1922, which rejects reason and logic, prizing nonsense, irrationality and intuition.
  • 2012-06-13:diamond jubilee {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- A celebration held to mark the 60th anniversary of an event relating to a person.
- A celebration held to mark the 75th anniversary of an event relating to an institution.
  • 2012-06-14:round trip {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A trip consisting of traveling to a destination and then going back to the starting point.
  • 2012-06-15:nest egg {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- A natural or artificial egg placed in a bird's nest, to encourage the bird to lay its own eggs there.
- Money put aside for a future need.
  • 2012-06-16:darning egg {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
An egg-shaped ovoid of stone, porcelain, wood, or similar hard material, which is inserted into the toe or heel of a sock to hold it in the proper shape and provide a firm foundation for repairs.
  • 2012-06-17:volcanic ash {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Finely pulverized pyroclastic material ejected from a volcano in eruption.
  • 2012-06-18:police station {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A building which serves to accommodate police officers.
  • 2012-06-19:common glasswort {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
An edible plant of the species Salicornia europaea.
  • 2012-06-20:black kite {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A medium-sized bird of prey of the species Milvus migrans.
  • 2012-06-21:cycling {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The use of bicycles for transport, recreation, or sport.
  • 2012-06-22:amniocentesis {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A medical procedure used in prenatal diagnosis of genetic risk factors.
  • 2012-06-23:coccolith {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A plate of calcium carbonate formed by coccolithophores which they use for protection.
  • 2012-06-24:ablaqueate {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
To lay bare, as the roots of a tree.
  • 2012-06-25:zedonk {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The offspring of a male zebra and a female donkey.
  • 2012-06-26:derailleur {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A mechanism for moving the chain from one sprocket to another to change gears on a multi-speed bicycle.
  • 2012-06-27:handlebar {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The bar used to steer a bicycle, motorbike, or similar vehicle.
  • 2012-06-28:crankset {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The component of a bicycle, consisting of chainring(s) and crankarms, that converts the reciprocating motion of the rider's legs into rotational motion used to drive the chain, which in turn drives the rear wheel.
  • 2012-06-29:yes-man {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A person who categorically agrees to stay in someone's good favor.
  • 2012-06-30:Sark {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
An island in southwestern English Channel, east of Guernsey.

July[edit]

  • 2012-07-01:boarding pass {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A document that gives a passenger the permission to board an airplane for a particular flight.
  • 2012-07-02:calyx {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The part of the flower that covers the bud, usually green, that consists of sepals and forms the outermost whorl of the flower.
  • 2012-07-03:lacrimal bone {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The smallest and most fragile bone of the face situated near the eye.
  • 2012-07-04:wheelhouse {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
An enclosed compartment, on the deck of a small vessel such as a fishing boat, from which it may be navigated.
  • 2012-07-05:Kort nozzle {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A propeller fitted inside a non-rotating cylinder, used to improve the efficiency of the propeller at low speeds.
  • 2012-07-06:microsporangium {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Each of the four lobes of an anther, containing pollen.
  • 2012-07-07:jellyfish {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A marine animal of the subphylum Medusozoa consisting of a gelatinous umbrella-shaped bell and trailing tentacles.
  • 2012-07-08:lethality {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The capacity of an illness or some other condition of being lethal.
  • 2012-07-09:scooter {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A small motorcycle with a step-through frame and a platform for the feet.
  • 2012-07-10:co-father-in-law {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The father-in-law of a man's child.
  • 2012-07-11:steam {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- The gas phase of water.
- To cook with water vapor.
  • 2012-07-12:Higgs boson {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A hypothetical elementary particle that would explain the origin of mass in the massive elementary particles.
  • 2012-07-13:greenwashing {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Various PR techniques that aim to make a company look more environmentally friendly in the eye of the public.
  • 2012-07-14:axonometric view {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A type of parallel projection, used to create a pictorial drawing of an object, where the object is rotated along one or more of its axes relative to the plane of projection.
  • 2012-07-15:fireplace {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
An open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire may be built.
  • 2012-07-16:lassi {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A drink made with yoghurt diluted with water and flavoured with salt or fruit juice.
  • 2012-07-17:cinnamon basil {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A cultivar of sweet basil which contains cinnamate, the same chemical that gives cinnamon its flavor.
  • 2012-07-18:jamb {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The vertical components that form the sides of a door frame, window frame, or fireplace, or other opening in a wall.
  • 2012-07-19:cripple {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- A person or animal that is partially unable to use a limb or limbs.
- A shortened wooden stud or brace used to construct the portion of a wall above a door or above and below a window.
  • 2012-07-20:shopping {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The activity of searching for and buying goods.
  • 2012-07-21:autologous {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Using tissue, cells, etc. from the same organism rather than from a donor.
  • 2012-07-22:putlog {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
One of the short pieces of timber on which the planks forming the floor of a scaffold are laid, one end resting on the ledger of the scaffold, and the other in a hole left in the wall temporarily for the purpose.
  • 2012-07-23:felt air temperature {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
An indication of the air temperature perceived by the body, taking into account the air humidity, density, and the speed of wind.
  • 2012-07-24:combination pliers {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A type of pliers used by electricians and other tradesmen primarily for gripping, twisting, bending and cutting wire and cable.
  • 2012-07-25:jeweler's screwdriver {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Screwdriver in which the top of the handle can rotate, so as to support the palm of the hand while two fingers control the rotation of the screw.
  • 2012-07-26:paedomorphosis {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
An evolution of a species where adults start showing traits that were originally only seen in youngs.
  • 2012-07-27:dermatoheliosis {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The aging of the skin caused by exposure to ultraviolet radiation, such as sun light.
  • 2012-07-28:pyroclastic {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Mostly composed of rock fragments of volcanic origin.
  • 2012-07-29:walnut orchard {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Place where walnut trees are grown, in particular for their nuts.
  • 2012-07-30:hydrotherapy {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The use of water for therapeutic purposes.
  • 2012-07-31:thermalism {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The therapeutic use of hot-water springs.

August[edit]

  • 2012-08-01:roof truss {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Assembly of parts designed to support the ridge, purlins and rafters of a roof.
  • 2012-08-02:innkeeper {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The person responsible for the running of an inn.
  • 2012-08-03:econometrics {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A branch of economics concerned with the tasks of developing and applying quantitative or statistical methods to the study and elucidation of economic principles.
  • 2012-08-04:flank {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The fleshy side of an animal (or human) between the last rib and the hip.
  • 2012-08-05:fontanelle {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A soft membranous spot on the head of a baby due to incomplete fusion of the cranial bones.
  • 2012-08-06:sideburn {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Each of the patches of facial hair grown on the sides of the face, extending from the hairline to below the ears and worn with an unbearded chin.
  • 2012-08-07:museal {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Of or relating to a museum.
  • 2012-08-08:escape stairs {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Stairs designed to be used when a place must be evacuated quickly, such as in case of fire.
  • 2012-08-09:metatarsal {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
One of the five bones in a foot between the tarsa and the toes.
  • 2012-08-10:manubrium {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The broad, upper part of the sternum.
  • 2012-08-11:suprasternal notch {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The conspicuous dip visible at the top of the human chest where the neck joins the sternum.
  • 2012-08-12:cable car {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- A streetcar that is moved by gripping to a continuously moving cable under the vehicle.
- A cabin for transportation suspended on cables.
  • 2012-08-13:eye rhyme {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A rhyme that consists of orthographically similar words that do not rhyme when pronounced.
  • 2012-08-14:canoeist {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A person who navigates a canoe.
  • 2012-08-15:aisle {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- A walkway between or along sections of seats in a theater, classroom, or the like.
- A corridor in a supermarket with shelves on both sides.
  • 2012-08-16:hopeful {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- Feeling hope.
- Inspiring hope.
  • 2012-08-17:tiramisu {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
An Italian dessert made of ladyfingers dipped in coffee layered with a mixture of egg yolks and mascarpone and flavored with liquor and cocoa.
  • 2012-08-18:ladyfinger {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A light and sweet sponge cake roughly shaped like a human finger.
  • 2012-08-19:peacock {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- A flying bird of the genus Pavo.
- A male bird of the genus Pavo.
  • 2012-08-20:hippotherapy {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The riding of a horse for therapeutic purposes.
  • 2012-08-21:coco-de-mer {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- A tall palm tree, Lodicea maldivica, found in the Seychelles.
- The nut of the coco-de-mer palm tree.
  • 2012-08-22:cavernicolous {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
That inhabits caverns.
  • 2012-08-23:mechanic {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A person specialized in building or repairing machinery.
  • 2012-08-24:Eurasian collared dove {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A dove of the species Streptopelia decaocto having a black collar on its nape.
  • 2012-08-25:pubarche {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The first appearance of pubic hair in a person.
  • 2012-08-26:first-person shooter {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A video game genre where the player shoots at enemies through first-person perspective.
  • 2012-08-27:kuduro {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A type of music and dance born in Angola in the 1980s, characterized as uptempo, energetic, and danceable.
  • 2012-08-28:pollination {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The transfer of pollen from an anther to a stigma, thereby enabling fertilization and sexual reproduction of a plant.
  • 2012-08-29:chandelier {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A decorative, sometimes ornate, light fixture suspended from a ceiling, usually having branched supports for a number of lights.
  • 2012-08-30:Chequered Swallowtail {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A swallowtail butterfly of the species Papilio demoleus.
  • 2012-08-31:spearmint {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A species of mint native to much of Europe and southwest Asia which is used in medicine and cooking.

September[edit]

  • 2012-09-01:spiry {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Like or resembling a spire.
  • 2012-09-02:cathinone {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A monoamine alkaloid found in the shrub Catha edulis (khat), having a stimulant effect.
  • 2012-09-03:maser {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A device that produces coherent electromagnetic waves through amplification by stimulated emission.
  • 2012-09-04:weft {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The horizontal threads (carried by the shuttle during the weaving) that are interlaced through the warp in a woven fabric.
  • 2012-09-05:shake out {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
To agitate a piece of cloth or other flexible material in order to remove dust, or to make it smooth and spread out.
  • 2012-09-06:discouraged {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Having lost one's psychological and moral dynamism or strength to go on doing a difficult or dangerous thing.
  • 2012-09-07:surmise {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
To suppose with contestable premises.
  • 2012-09-08:lower class {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A class of people in a society characterized by low income, low level of education, high unemployment and, as a result of these, a low social status.
  • 2012-09-09:powdery mildew {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A fungal disease that affects a wide range of plants.
  • 2012-09-10:heterodoxy {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Any opinions or doctrines at variance with an official or orthodox position.
  • 2012-09-11:woodland crocus {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A type of crocus that is among the first to bloom at the end of winter.
  • 2012-09-12:air hostess {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A woman whose job is to ensure the safety and comfort of passengers aboard flights.
  • 2012-09-13:bird cherry {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A species of cherry tree which produces edible fruit.
  • 2012-09-14:wood flooring {{#if: parquet |• parquet}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A floor covering for indoors made of wood.
  • 2012-09-15:iatrogenesis {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Any adverse effect (or complication) resulting from medical treatment.
  • 2012-09-16:bowdlerize {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
To remove those parts of a text considered offensive, vulgar, or otherwise unseemly.
  • 2012-09-17:leeward {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Away from the direction from which the wind is blowing.
  • 2012-09-18:seesaw {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A long, narrow board pivoted in the middle so that, as one end goes up, the other goes down.
  • 2012-09-19:carousel {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
An amusement ride consisting of a rotating circular platform with seats for riders.
  • 2012-09-20:jungle gym {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A piece of playground equipment made of many pieces of material, such as metal pipe or rope, on which children can climb, hang, or sit.
  • 2012-09-21:spring rider {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A bouncy, outdoors playing device consisting of a metal spring beneath a plastic or wooden central beam or flange, with 1 to 4 plastic or fiberglass seats above it.
  • 2012-09-22:spintop {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A toy that can be spun on an axis, balancing on a point.
  • 2012-09-23:roughcast {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Coarse cladding used on outside walls that consists of lime (or cement, or both) mixed with sand, and sometimes small gravel or shells.
  • 2012-09-24:skippyball {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A rubber ball (similar to an exercise ball) with handles which allow one to sit on it without falling off.
  • 2012-09-25:hand puppet {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A type of puppet that is controlled by the hand or hands that occupies the interior of the puppet.
  • 2012-09-26:whatth {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Which ordinal number.
  • 2012-09-27:kaleidoscope {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A cylinder with mirrors containing loose, colored objects such as beads or pebbles and bits of glass.
  • 2012-09-28:jack-in-the-box {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A children's toy that outwardly consists of a box with a crank. At the end of a tune there is a "surprise", the lid pops open and a figure, usually a clown or jester, pops out of the box.
  • 2012-09-29:true north {{#if: geodetic north |• geodetic north}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The direction along the earth's surface towards the geographic North Pole.
  • 2012-09-30:gyrocompass {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A type of non-magnetic compass which is based on a fast-spinning disc and rotation of the Earth (or another planetary body if used elsewhere in the universe) to automatically find geographical direction.

October[edit]

  • 2012-10-01:wok {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A cooking vessel in the shape of a hemisphere which is used in Chinese and Southeast Asian cusine.
  • 2012-10-02:typist {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A person who types.
  • 2012-10-03:food processor {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A kitchen appliance used to facilitate various repetitive tasks in the process of preparation of food.
  • 2012-10-04:grater {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A kitchen implement used to cut food products (such as cheese and carrots) into small strips.
  • 2012-10-05:khutbah {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The sermon and prayer given from the minbar at the Jumah and Eid prayers.
  • 2012-10-06:platypus {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A semi-aquatic mammal of the species Ornithorhynchus anatinus that lays eggs.
  • 2012-10-07:buddle {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
An apparatus on which crushed ore is treated with running water in a way to wash the lighter and less valuable parts.
  • 2012-10-08:strainer {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
An apparatus with small holes, used to separate a solid from a liquid.
  • 2012-10-09:fabric softener {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A chemical agent used for laundry which prevents static cling and makes fabric softer.
  • 2012-10-10:warhorse {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A horse used in combat, especially one carrying an armored knight.
  • 2012-10-11:kith and kin {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Both friends and family.
  • 2012-10-12:toddler {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A child between the ages of one and three.
  • 2012-10-13:in-marrying {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Having assimilated into the family of one's spouse.
  • 2012-10-14:uxorilocal {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Of or related to the situtation in which the husband takes residence with the wife and (with or near) her parental family.
  • 2012-10-15:sleeve {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The part of a garment that covers the arm.
  • 2012-10-16:keyboardist {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A musician who plays a keyboard instrument.
  • 2012-10-17:firefly {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A nocturnal, bioluminescent beetle of the family Lampyridae.
  • 2012-10-18:cuckquean {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A woman who has an unfaithful husband.
  • 2012-10-19:wittol {{#if: contented cuckold |• contented cuckold}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A man who tolerates his wife or a close woman to have sexual relations with another.
  • 2012-10-20:angiogenesis {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A physiological process in which new blood vessels are formed.
  • 2012-10-21:mitral valve {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Dual-flap valve connecting the left atrium and the left ventricle of the heart.
  • 2012-10-22:hip roof {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A type of roof where all sides slope downwards to the walls, usually with a gentle slope.
  • 2012-10-23:tightlipped {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Keeping one's thoughts and opinions to oneself.
  • 2012-10-24:black-footed penguin {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A penguin of the species Spheniscus demersus having a black back and a white chest with black stripes.
  • 2012-10-25:pedometer {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A device that counts the number of steps that a person takes.
  • 2012-10-26:gemologist {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A person expert in identifying and evaluating gemstones.
  • 2012-10-27:chyle {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A milky bodily fluid consisting of lymph and emulsified fats, found in the lymph vessels of the small intestine.
  • 2012-10-28:ectoparasite {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A parasite that lives on the surface of its host.
  • 2012-10-29:cerebrospinal fluid {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A clear, colorless fluid that fills the spaces in the brain and the central canal of the spinal cord, as well as the spaces between nerve cells.
  • 2012-10-30:meow {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The cry of a cat.
  • 2012-10-31:woof {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- The horizontal threads (carried by the shuttle during the weaving) that are interlaced through the warp in a woven fabric.
- The sound a dog makes when barking.

November[edit]

  • 2012-11-01:golden staph {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A staphylococcus of the species Staphylococcus aureus, responsible for nosocomial infections in humans.
  • 2012-11-02:middle ear {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The cavity in the temporal bone between the eardrum and the inner ear that contains the ossicles, and which conveys sound to the cochlea.
  • 2012-11-03:glue ear {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A condition in which the middle ear becomes filled with fluid instead of air.
  • 2012-11-04:Wentworth scale {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A particle classification system, classifying based on diameter.
  • 2012-11-05:cataract {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- An abnormality of the eye, characterized by opacity of the lens.
- A large and powerful waterfall.
  • 2012-11-06:needy {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- Not having what is necessary for subsistence.
- Desiring constant affirmation.
  • 2012-11-07:windsurfing {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A water sport consisting of riding a surfboard that has an attached sail.
  • 2012-11-08:baïne {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A geographical phenomenon consisting of a pool of water parallel to the beach and connected to the sea.
  • 2012-11-09:thrips {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A tiny, slender insects with fringed wings of the order Thysanoptera.
  • 2012-11-10:oat {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A species of grass (Avena sativa) grown for its seed.
  • 2012-11-11:mumps {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
An infectious disease which occurs mostly in childhood and is characterized by swelling of the face and carotid gland.
  • 2012-11-12:kipper {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A large salted and smoked herring.
  • 2012-11-13:god forbid {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
[To say that one hopes that something does not happen.]
  • 2012-11-14:meatus {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A tubular opening or passage leading to the interior of the body.
  • 2012-11-15:cirque {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A curved depression with steep walls in a mountainside, created by glacier erosion, forming the end of a valley.
  • 2012-11-16:semifinal {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A stage in a competition, the winners of which will play the final.
  • 2012-11-17:confiscate {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
To take possession of by force or authority.
  • 2012-11-18:shoulder blade {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A large flat bone located at the back of each shoulder.
  • 2012-11-19:masseter {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The large muscle that raises the under jaw and assists in mastication.
  • 2012-11-20:rachis {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Central axis of bird feathers, which carries the barbs, extending the calamus that is implanted into the skin.
  • 2012-11-21:andradite {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A nesosilicate of the garnet group, with formula Ca3Fe2Si3O12.
  • 2012-11-22:nerf {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A change to a video game that reduces the desirability or effectiveness of a particular game element.
  • 2012-11-23:slicker {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A waterproof coat worn to protect against the rain.
  • 2012-11-24:quarry-lice {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Big woodlouse (Ligia oceanica) found on rocky shores.
  • 2012-11-25:midlife crisis {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
An emotional state where a person realises that his/her life may be more than halfway over and starts to make significant changes in his/her life as a consequence.
  • 2012-11-26:cell therapy {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The treatment of a disease by introducing new cells into an organism.
  • 2012-11-27:aesthete {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
One who professes great sensitivity to the beauty of art and nature.
  • 2012-11-28:nubile {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Old enough to marry.
  • 2012-11-29:virgin fiber {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A material used to make paper that has not been recycled from previous paper or other materials.
  • 2012-11-30:aquaporin {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A protein embedded in the cell membrane that regulates the flow of water.

December[edit]

  • 2012-12-01:usufruct {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The legal right to use and derive profit or benefit from property that belongs to another person, as long as the property is not damaged.
  • 2012-12-02:prolapse {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A condition where organs, such as the uterus, fall down or slip out of place.
  • 2012-12-03:zoophily {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A form of pollination whereby pollen is transferred by animals.
  • 2012-12-04:damascening {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The art of inlaying one metal, typically gold and silver, into another.
  • 2012-12-05:ventive {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A grammatical category of the verb in some languages indicating that the action is performed in the direction of the speaker.
  • 2012-12-06:sarin {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A colorless and odorless substance with the formula [(CH3)2CHO]CH3P(O)F, which is toxic to humans and animals.
  • 2012-12-07:emmetropia {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The capacity of an eye to focus parallel rays of light on the retina, without using any accommodation.
  • 2012-12-08:rolling stock {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A powered or unpowered vehicle that moves on a railway.
  • 2012-12-09:draft horse {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A horse heavier and stronger than a mount, of a race specifically bred for pulling a heavy load.
  • 2012-12-10:fixed asset {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Asset or property of a corporation, which cannot be consumed or easily be converted into cash, and which enables its owner to carry on its operations.
  • 2012-12-11:fixture {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
- Something that is fixed in place, especially a permanent appliance or other item of personal property that is considered part of a house and is sold (or rented) with it.
- A person or thing present in the same place or position for a long time.
  • 2012-12-12:whit {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A small or barely detectable amount.
  • 2012-12-13:take it on the chin {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
To accept a difficult situation without complaining.
  • 2012-12-14:iboga {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A perennial rainforest shrub, native to western Central Africa.
  • 2012-12-15:wheelhouse {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
An enclosed compartment, on the deck of a small vessel such as a fishing boat, from which it may be navigated.
  • 2012-12-16:burnout {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
The experience of long-term exhaustion and diminished interest due to continuous stress at work.
  • 2012-12-17:splenius {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A broad muscle running from the upper back to the top part of the back of the neck.
  • 2012-12-18:Australian pelican {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A large waterbird of the species Pelecanus conspicillatus, which is white, with black wings and a pink bill.
  • 2012-12-19:immersion blender {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
Kitchen appliance in form of a wand which can be used to blend ingredients or puree food.
  • 2012-12-20:false rib {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{2}}}|{{{2}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{3}}}|{{{3}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{4}}}|{{{4}}}]]}} {{#if: |• [[Expression:{{{5}}}|{{{5}}}]]}}
A rib that is attached not to the sternum but to the overlying rib by cartilage.
  • 2012-12-22:A period of five years.
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