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small perch of India whose gills are modified to allow it to breathe air; has spiny pectoral fins that enable it to travel on land A. testudineus , Anabas testudineus , climbing perch
allow into a group accept
allow license to something that meets standards accredit
allow oneself or another person to learn about something new acquaint
allow access admit , let in
freely moving joint in which the articulations allow only gliding motions articulatio plana , gliding joint
allow or enable authorize , empower , warrant
rotating support placed between moving parts to allow them to move easily bearing
bridge over a ditch consisting of parallel metal bars that allow pedestrians and vehicles to pass, but not cattle cattle grid , cattle guard
hollow chamber whose dimensions allow the resonant oscillation of electromagnetic or acoustic waves cavity resonator , resonating chamber , resonator
vertical space available to allow easy passage under something clearance , headroom , headway
Jews who keep some of the requirements of the Mosaic law but allow for adaptation of other requirements (as some of the dietary laws) to fit modern circumstances Conservative Judaism
annular drilling bit to allow core samples to be taken core bit
allow or tolerate countenance , sanction
(Greek mythology) according to a Greek legend: when Pythias was sentenced to be executed Damon took his place to allow Pythias to get his affairs in order; when Pythias returned in time to save Damon the king was so impressed that he let them both live Damon and Pythias
framework erected over an oil well to allow drill tubes to be raised and lowered derrick
bevel gear that permits rotation of two shafts at different speeds; used on the rear axle of automobiles to allow wheels to rotate at different speeds on curves differential , differential gear
bridge that can be raised to block passage or to allow boats or ships to pass beneath it drawbridge , lift bridge
oval or circular opening; to allow light into a dome or vault fenestella , lunette
freely moving joint in which the bones are so articulated as to allow extensive movement in one plane ginglymoid joint , ginglymus , hinge joint
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