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silicon.noun,.plural.silicons
a nonmetallic.element.occurring.extensively in the Earth's crust in silica and silicates, having both an amorphous and a crystalline.allotrope and used in combination with other materials in glass, semiconducting.devices, concrete, brick, refractories, pottery and silicones; symbol Si; atomic number 14; atomic weight 28.086; melting point 1,410°C; boiling point 2,355°C; specific gravity 2.33; valence 4; silicon is an element that is found in sand and in minerals such as quartz and granite; a chemical substance that exists as a solid or as a powder and is used to make glass, bricks and parts for computers

silica.noun,.plural.silicas
a white or colorless crystalline.compound, SiO2, occurring abundantly as quartz, sand, flint, agate and many other minerals and used to manufacture a wide variety of materials, especially glass and concrete
silicate.noun,.plural.silicates
any of numerous compounds containing silicon, oxygen and one or more metals; a salt of silicic acid; any of a large group of minerals, forming over 90 percent of the Earth's crust, that consist of SiO2 or SiO4 groupings combined with one or more metals and sometimes hydrogen

shallow, shallower, shallowest.adjectives
measuring little from bottom to top or surface; lacking physical depth; lacking depth of intellect, emotion or knowledge; superficial
shallow.noun,.plural.shallows
part of a body of water of little depth; a shoal (abandoned the boat in the shallows)
shallow, shallowed, shallowing, shallows.intransitive & transitive.verbs
to make or become shallow
shallowly.adverb
shallowness.noun

shoal.noun,.plural.shoals
a shallow place in a body of water; a sandy elevation of the bottom of a body of water, constituting a hazard to navigation; a sandbank or sandbar
shoal, shoaled, shoaling, shoals.verbs
intransitive verb use.to become shallow (the river shoals suddenly here from eight to two fathoms); to come together in large numbers; a throng
transitive verb use.to make shallow (the approach to the harbor was shoaled in the storm); to come or sail into a shallower part of; a large school of fish or other marine animals; a large group; a crowd (there was a shoal of customers for the sale)
shoal.adjective
having little depth; shallow

shawl.noun,.plural.shawls
a square or oblong piece of cloth worn as a covering for the head, neck and shoulders (she wore a shawl of many colors on the cooler nights)
shawl, shawled, shawling, shawls.transitive verbs
to cover with or as if with such a piece of cloth

suburb.noun,.plural.suburbs
a residential area or community on the outskirts of or outlying a city; the environs

subtropical.adjective
of, relating.to.or.being the geographic areas adjacent to the tropics; the regions bordering on the tropical zone

self-censure, self-censured, self-censuring.adjectives
expressing.disapproval or harsh.criticism of oneself

shackle.noun,.plural.shackles
ff you are shackled by something, it prevents you from doing what you want to do (the trade unions are shackled by the law; people who find themselves shackled to a high-stress job); if you throw off the shackles of something, you reject it or free yourself from it because it was preventing you from doing what you wanted to do (a country ready to throw off the shackles of its colonial past); shackles are two metal rings joined by a chain which are fastened around someone's wrists or ankles in order to prevent them from moving or escaping; a metal fastening, usually one of a pair, for encircling and confining the ankle or wrist of a prisoner or captive; a fetter or manacle; a hobble for an animal; to shackle someone means to put shackles on them; any of several devices, such as a clevis, used to fasten or couple; a restraint or check to action or progress
shackle, shackled, shackling, shackles.transitive verbs
to confine with shackles; fetter; to fasten or connect with a shackle; to restrict, confine or hamper
shackler.noun,.plural.shacklers

sour, sourer, sourest.adjectives
having a taste characteristic of that produced by acids (the sour taste of bile when you puke); sharp, tart or tangy; made acid or by fermentation; having the characteristics of fermentation or rancidity; tasting or smelling of decay; bad-tempered and morose; peevish (a sour temper); displeased with something; disenchanted (sour on jazz); not measuring up to the expected or usual ability or quality; bad; of.or.relating.to.excessively.acid soil that is damaging to crops; containing excessive.sulfur.compounds, used of gasoline
sour.noun,.plural.sours
the sensation of sour taste, one of the four primary tastes, which are sweet, sour, salt and bitter; something sour (if not refrigerated, milk will sour quickly and cheese will get moldy); a mixed drink made especially with whiskey, lemon or lime juice, sugar and sometimes soda water
sour, soured, souring, sours.intransitive and transitive verbs
to make or become sour; to make or become disagreeable, disillusioned or disenchanted
sourish.adjective
sourly.adverb
sourness.noun
sourpuss.noun,.plural.sourpusses
a habitually.gloomy or sullen person

stipple, stippled, stippling, stipples.transitive verbs
to draw, engrave or paint in dots or short strokes; to apply paint, for example, in dots or short strokes; to dot, fleck or speckle
stipple.noun,.plural.stipples
a method of drawing, engraving or painting using dots or short strokes; the effect produced by stippling
stippler.noun,.plural.stipplers

stash, stashed, stashing, stashes.transitive verbs
to hide or store away in a secret place; if you stash something valuable in a secret place, you store it there to keep it safe; a stash of something valuable is a secret store of it
stash.noun,.plural.stashes
store or cache of money or valuables; something hidden away (mom's coming, quick, put the cookies back in our stash beneath the steps)

subjoin, subjoined, subjoining, subjoins.transitive verbs
to add at the end; append

sermon.noun,.plural.sermons
a sermon is a talk on a religious or moral.subject that is given by a member of the clergy as part of a church service; a religiousdiscourse delivered to parishioners as part of a church service
sermonic.or.sermonical.adjective

subtitle.noun,.plural.subtitles
a secondary, usually explanatory.title, as of a literary or film work (a film that was subtitled for English-speaking audiences); a printed translation of the dialogue of a foreign-language film shown at the bottom of the screen
subtitle, subtitled, subtitling, subtitles.transitive verbs
to give a subtitle to; to provide with subtitles (most movies and videos now come with subtitles as some dialogue is difficult to discern)

some.adjective
being an unspecified number or quantity (some people; please pass some salt); unknown or unspecified by name (some lady called); remarkable (she is some skier)
some.pronominal
an indefinite or unspecified number or portion (we took some of the books to the auction); an indefinite additional quantity (she did the assigned work and then some)
some.adverb
approximately; about (some 100 people attended the school concert)

self-administer, self-administered, self-administering, self-administers.transitive verbs
to administer.something to oneself or itself
self-administration.noun,.plural.self-administrations
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