In a tempting, seductive, manner: "The young woman seductively dressed so as to tempt men."
Causing people to do something that they would not usually consider doing by being very attractive and difficult to refuse; such as, a very low price for a new car.
A woman who seduces.
Inflammation of the salivary ducts.
The various parts of the external and middle ear whch collect and conduct sound waves to the inner ear.
A minute tubular structure in the walls of certain gregarine sporocysts, through which spores are passed.
Gregarines are protozoans that live as a parasite in the digestive tracts of some insects, arthropods, annelids, and other invertebrates and sporocysts are protective cases or cysts in which sporozoites develop and from which they are transferred to different hosts.
1. To take away or remove surreptitiously (secretly) or fraudulently.
2. To be carried under the edge of an adjoining continental or oceanic plate, causing tensions in the Earth's crust that can produce earthquakes or volcanic eruptions.
1. The action of subduing or fact of being subdued; subjection.
2. A geological process in which one edge of a crustal plate is forced sideways and downward into the mantle below another plate.
1. To conquer and to subjugate; to vanquish, to defeat.
2. To quiet or to bring under control by physical force or persuasion.
3. To make less intense or prominent; to tone down.
4. Etymology: from Old French souduire "to seduce" from Latin subducere "to draw up" and ducere "to lead".
Associated with substance intoxication (substance intoxication delirium), substance withdrawal (substance withdrawal delirium), medication side effects, or exposure to toxins.
Individual cases are named for the specific substance involved; for example, "digitalis-induced delirium".
Succesus per educationem.
Success through education.
Motto of Thomas Nelson Community College, Hampton, Virginia, USA.
superconducting magnetic energy storage (SMES)
A technology in which the superconducting characteristics of low-temperature materials produce intense magnetic fields to store energy; proposed as a storage option in photovoltaics to smooth out fluctuations in power generation.
Superconducting Super Collider (SSC)
A massive ring particle accelerator that was planned to be built by the U.S. government near Waxahachie, Texas.
Due to concern over the high cost of the project, it was eventually canceled by Congress in 1993 after 22.5 kilometers (14 miles) of its tunnel had already been excavated and $2 billion was spent (wasted).
A phenomenon shown by certain metals, alloys, and other compounds of having negligible resistance to the flow of electric current at temperatures approaching absolute zero.
Certain materials are now known to exhibit superconductivity at temperatures well above absolute zero.
1. To bring in, or upon, as an addition to something.
2. To bring in or to induce as an added feature, circumstance, etc.; to superimpose.
Cross references of word families related to "bear, carry, bring":
A cross reference of word units that are related, directly and/or indirectly, with "tube, pipe":