main-topsail

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sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory abstract , outline , precis , synopsis
clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing accessory , accouterment , accoutrement
moss in which the main axis is terminated by the archegonium (and hence the capsule) acrocarp , acrocarpous moss
any flowerless plant such as a fern (pteridophyte) or moss (bryophyte) in which growth occurs only at the tip of the main stem acrogen
construction that can be used to extend the meaning of a word or phrase but is not one of the main constituents of a sentence adjunct
arm of the Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey; a main trade route for the ancient civilizations of Crete and Greece and Rome and Persia Aegean , Aegean Sea
branch that flows into the main stream affluent , confluent , feeder , tributary
tremor (or one of a series of tremors) occurring after the main shock of an earthquake aftershock
earthquake after main shock, mini aftershock , tremors
addition that extends a main building annex , annexe , extension , wing
rotor consisting of a rotating airfoil on the tail of a single-rotor helicopter; keeps the helicopter from spinning in the direction opposite to the rotation of the main rotor anti-torque rotor , tail rotor
main artery aorta
conditional sentence, main clause of apodosis , consequent
buttress that stands apart from the main structure and connected to it by an arch arc-boutant , flying buttress
part of the main artery of the arm that lies in the armpit and is continuous with the subclavian artery above and the brachial artery below arteria axillaris , axillary artery
main artery of the upper arm; a continuation of the axillary artery; bifurcates into the radial and ulnar arteries at the elbow arteria brachialis , brachial artery
major or main route arterial road
message that departs from the main subject aside , digression , divagation , excursus , parenthesis
light strong grey lustrous corrosion-resistant metallic element used in strong lightweight alloys (as for airplane parts); the main sources are rutile and ilmenite atomic number 22 , Ti , titanium
data storage device that is not the main memory of a computer auxiliary storage , external storage , secondary storage
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