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number that is represented as a one followed by 12 zeros; in the United Kingdom the usage followed in the United States is frequently seen 1000000000000 , billion , one million million
usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people accent , dialect , idiom
(informal British usage) aggravation or aggression aggro
(nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything atom , corpuscle , molecule , mote , particle , speck
ungrammatical usage barbarism , catachresis , solecism
conventional name for a bear used in tales following usage in the old epic `Reynard the Fox' bruin
former usage synonymous with Antedon Comatula , genus Comatula
former usage synonymous with Antedonidae Comatulidae , family Comatulidae
normal custom or usage consuetude
custom or usage that has acquired the force of law consuetude
former usage synonymous with Ctenocephalides Ctenocephalus , genus Ctenocephalus
English lexicographer who wrote a well-known book on English usage (1858-1933) Fowler , Henry Watson Fowler
(British usage) mosquito gnat
flour made by grinding the entire wheat berry including the bran; (`whole meal flour' is British usage) graham , graham flour , whole meal flour , whole wheat flour
study of the usage of words of a language grammar
any of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany (`hock' is British usage) hock , Rhenish , Rhine wine
relation between people; (`relationship' is often used where `relation' would serve, as in `the relationship between inflation and unemployment', but the preferred usage of `relationship' is for human relations or states of relatedness) human relationship , relationship
phrase or usage particular to a language idiom
discourteous manner that ignores accepted social usage impoliteness
new word, expression, usage neologism
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