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any of a class of composite plastics used to make car bodies and cases for computers and other appliances ABS , acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene
phylum or class of elongated wormlike parasites that live in the intestines of vertebrates: spiny-headed worms Acanthocephala , phylum Acanthocephala
slime mold of the class Myxomycetes acellular slime mold , myxomycete , plasmodial slime mold , true slime mold
word class that qualifies nouns adjective
word class that qualifies verbs or clauses adverb
class of people engaged in growing food agriculture
radical insurgent Islamist group consisting of disaffected middle-class professionals in Malaysia who want to overthrow the government by violent means and set up an Islamic state al-Ma'unah
any of a class of highly reactive chemical compounds; used in making resins and dyes and organic acids aldehyde
antianxiety agent (trade name Xanax) of the benzodiazepine class alprazolam , Xanax
class of transferases that catalyze transamination (that transfer an amino group from an amino acid to another compound) aminopherase , aminotransferase , transaminase
class of vertebrates that live on land but breed in water; frogs; toads; newts; salamanders; caecilians amphibia , class Amphibia
class of Gastropoda Amphineura , subclass Amphineura
use of closed-class words instead of inflections: e.g., `the father of the bride' instead of `the bride's father' analysis
comprising flowering plants that produce seeds enclosed in an ovary; in some systems considered a class (Angiospermae) and in others a division (Magnoliophyta or Anthophyta) Angiospermae , Anthophyta , class Angiospermae , division Anthophyta , division Magnoliophyta , Magnoliophyta
class of synthetic detergents in which the molecules do not ionize in aqueous solutions anionic , anionic detergent , non-ionic detergent
hornworts: in some classification systems included in the class Hepaticopsida Anthoceropsida , class Anthoceropsida
hornworts; liverworts having a thalloid gametophyte; in some classification systems included in the class Hepaticopsida Anthocerotales , order Anthocerotales
class of drugs that block the action of tumor necrosis factor (TNF); used in cases of rheumatoid arthritis because TNF instigates inflammation of the joints anti-TNF compound
any of a class of drugs used to treat depression; often have undesirable side effects antidepressant , antidepressant drug
noun to designate a class or group, substitution of personal name for common antonomasia
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