WHILE

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(election) a ballot that is cast while absent (usually mailed in prior to election day) absentee ballot
performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft acrobatics , aerobatics , stunt flying , stunting
saying that's been used for a while adage
contract that heavily restricts one party while leaving the other free (as some standard form printed contracts); implies inequality in bargaining power adhesion contract , contract of adhesion
muscle that contracts while another relaxes agonist
absentminded dreaming while awake air castle , castle in Spain , castle in the air , daydream , daydreaming , oneirism , reverie , revery
United States Air Force decoration for meritorious achievement while participating in an aerial flight Air Medal
motion sickness experienced while traveling by air (especially during turbulence) air sickness , airsickness
brown-speckled European lark noted for singing while hovering at a great height Alauda arvensis , skylark
first woman aviator to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic (1928); while attempting to fly around the world she disappeared over the Pacific (1898-1937) Amelia Earhart , Earhart
muscle that relaxes while another contracts antagonist
paved surface where aircraft stand while not being used apron
(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aquarius Aquarius , Water Bearer
(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Sagittarius Archer , Sagittarius
(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aries Aries , Ram
minimally invasive operation to repair a damaged joint; the surgeon examines the joint with an arthroscope while making repairs through a small incision arthroscopy
(nautical) an extra boiler (as a ship's boiler that is used while the ship is in port) auxiliary boiler , donkey boiler
woman who looks after babies in her own home while their parents are working babyminder , baby minder , minder
support that you can lean against while sitting back , backrest
execution of low priority programs while higher priority programs are not using the processing system backgrounding , background processing
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