show-stopping

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truncated cloth cone mounted on a mast; used (e.g., at airports) to show the direction of the wind air-sleeve , air sock , drogue , sock , wind cone , wind sleeve , wind sock , windsock
(law) a defense by an accused person purporting to show that he or she could not have committed the crime in question alibi
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect analogy
chief broadcaster on a news show anchor
United States sharpshooter who was featured in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show (1860-1926) Annie Oakley , Oakley
mark used to show direction arrow
someone who stands in front of a show (as at a carnival) and gives a loud colorful sales talk to potential customers barker
beautiful spreading fern of eastern North America and eastern Asia naturalized in western Europe; pinnately divided fronds show a slight tendency to fold when touched; pinnules enclose groups of sori in beadlike lobes bead fern , Onoclea sensibilis , sensitive fern
show in the best way become
woody flowering vine of southern United States; stems show a cross in transverse section Bignonia capreolata , cross vine , quarter-vine , quartervine , trumpet flower
black sash worn to show expert standards in the martial arts (judo or karate) black belt
radar echo displayed so as to show the position of a reflecting surface blip , pip , radar target
act of bluffing in poker; deception by a false show of confidence in the strength of your cards bluff , four flush
swaggering show of courage bluster , bravado
show of false bravery bravado
show no loss or profit break even
radio or television show broadcast , program , programme
spectacular show organized in 1883 by William F. Cody that featured horseback riding and marksmanship on a large scale; toured the United States and Europe Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show , Wild West Show
United States showman famous for his Wild West Show (1846-1917) Buffalo Bill , Buffalo Bill Cody , Cody , William F. Cody , William Frederick Cody
insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis bug , hemipteran , hemipteron , hemipterous insect
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