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steroidal
adjective see steroid
steroidogenesis
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1951 synthesis of steroids • steroidogenic adjective
steroidogenic
adjective see steroidogenesis
sterol
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from -sterol (as in cholesterol) Date: 1913 any of various solid steroid alcohols (as cholesterol) widely distributed in ...
stertor
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin stertere to snore; akin to sternuere to sneeze Date: 1804 the act or fact of producing a snoring sound ; snoring
stertorous
adjective Date: 1802 characterized by a harsh snoring or gasping sound • stertorously adverb
stertorously
adverb see stertorous
stet
transitive verb (stetted; stetting) Etymology: Latin, let it stand, from stare to stand — more at stand Date: 1875 to direct retention of (a word or passage previously ...
stethoscope
noun Etymology: French stéthoscope, from Greek stēthos chest + French -scope Date: 1820 a medical instrument for detecting sounds produced in the body that are conveyed to ...
stethoscopic
adjective see stethoscope
Stetson
trademark — used for a broad-brimmed high-crowned felt hat
Stettin
geographical name — see Szczecin
Stettinius
biographical name Edward Reilly 1900-1949 American financier & statesman
Steuben
biographical name Baron Friedrich Wilhelm (Ludolf Gerhard Augustin) von 1730-1794 Prussian-born general in American Revolution
stevedore
I. noun Etymology: Spanish estibador, from estibar to pack — more at steeve Date: 1788 one who works at or is responsible for loading and unloading ships in port II. ...
stevedore knot
noun Date: circa 1863 a stopper knot similar to a figure eight knot but with one or more extra turns — called also stevedore's knot — see knot illustration
stevedore's knot
noun see stevedore knot
Stevengraph
or Stevensgraph noun Etymology: Thomas Stevens died 1888 English weaver Date: 1879 a woven silk picture
Stevens
I. biographical name John 1749-1838 American inventor II. biographical name John Paul 1920- American jurist III. biographical name Thaddeus 1792-1868 American ...
Stevens Point
geographical name city central Wisconsin population 24,551
Stevensgraph
noun see Stevengraph
Stevenson
I. biographical name Adlai Ewing 1835-1914 American politician; vice president of United States (1893-97) II. biographical name Adlai Ewing 1900-1965 grandson of preceding ...
stew
I. noun Etymology: Middle English stewe heated room for a steam bath, from Anglo-French estuve, from Vulgar Latin *extufa — more at stove Date: 13th century 1. obsolete a ...
steward
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English stīweard, from stī, stig hall, sty + weard ward — more at sty, ward Date: before 12th century 1. one employed in a ...
stewardess
noun Date: 1631 a woman who performs the duties of a steward; especially one who attends passengers (as on an airplane)
stewardship
noun Date: 15th century 1. the office, duties, and obligations of a steward 2. the conducting, supervising, or managing of something; especially the careful and ...
Stewart
I. biographical name Dugald 1753-1828 Scottish philosopher II. biographical name James Maitland 1908-1997 American actor III. biographical name Potter 1915-1985 American ...
Stewart Island
geographical name island New Zealand S of South Island area 675 square miles (1748 square kilometers)
stewed
adjective Date: circa 1737 drunk 1a
stewpan
noun Date: 1651 a pan used for stewing
Steyn
biographical name Marthinus Theunis 1857-1916 South African statesman
stg
abbreviation sterling
stibnite
noun Etymology: alteration of obsolete English stibine stibnite, from French, from Latin stibium antimony, from Greek stibi, from Egyptian sṭm Date: circa 1854 a mineral ...
stichomythia
also stichomythy noun Etymology: Greek stichomythia, from stichomythein to speak dialogue in alternate lines, from stichos row, verse + mythos speech, myth; akin to Greek ...
stichomythic
adjective see stichomythia
stichomythy
noun see stichomythia
stick
I. noun Etymology: Middle English stik, from Old English sticca; akin to Old Norse stik stick, Old English stician to stick Date: before 12th century 1. a woody piece or ...
stick around
intransitive verb Date: circa 1912 to stay or wait about ; linger
stick figure
noun Date: 1949 1. a drawing showing the head of a human being or animal as a circle and all other parts as straight lines 2. a fictional character lacking depth and ...
stick in one's craw
phrasal to irritate, nag at, or obsess one
stick insect
noun Date: 1854 any of various usually wingless phasmid insects (especially family Phasmatidae) with a long cylindrical body resembling a stick; broadly phasmid
stick it to
phrasal to treat harshly or unfairly
stick one's neck out
phrasal to make oneself vulnerable by taking a risk
stick out
verb Date: 1567 intransitive verb 1. a. to jut out ; project b. to be prominent or conspicuous 2. to be persistent (as in a demand or an opinion) transitive ...
stick shift
noun Date: 1959 a manually operated gearshift for a motor vehicle usually mounted on the floor
stick to one's guns
phrasal to maintain one's position especially in face of opposition
stick up
verb Date: 15th century intransitive verb to stand upright or on end ; protrude transitive verb to rob at gunpoint
stick up for
phrasal to speak or act in defense of ; support
stick-in-the-mud
noun Date: 1733 one who is slow, old-fashioned, or unprogressive; especially an old fogy
stick-to-itiveness
noun Etymology: from the phrase stick to it Date: 1867 dogged perseverance ; tenacity
stickball
noun Date: 1922 baseball adapted for play in streets or small areas and using a broomstick and a lightweight ball
sticker
noun Date: 15th century 1. one that pierces with a point 2. a. one that adheres or causes adhesion b. a slip of paper with adhesive back that can be fastened to a ...
sticker price
noun Date: 1969 a manufacturer's suggested retail price that is printed on a sticker and affixed to a new automobile; broadly the stated cost of something
sticker shock
noun Date: 1981 astonishment and dismay experienced on being informed of a product's unexpectedly high price
stickhandle
intransitive verb Date: 1929 to maneuver a puck (as in hockey) or a ball (as in lacrosse) with a stick • stickhandler noun
stickhandler
noun see stickhandle
stickily
adverb see sticky
stickiness
noun see sticky
sticking plaster
noun Date: 1655 chiefly British an adhesive plaster especially for closing superficial wounds
sticking point
noun Date: 1946 an item (as in negotiations) resulting or likely to result in an impasse
stickit
adjective Etymology: Scots, from past participle of English 3stick Date: 1787 1. Scottish unfinished 2. chiefly Scottish having failed especially in an intended profession
stickle
intransitive verb (stickled; stickling) Etymology: alteration of Middle English stightlen, frequentative of stighten to arrange, from Old English stihtan; akin to Old Norse ...
stickleback
noun (plural -backs; also -back) Etymology: Middle English stykylbak, from Old English sticel goad + Middle English bak back; akin to Old English stician to stick Date: 15th ...
stickler
noun Date: 1644 1. one who insists on exactness or completeness in the observance of something 2. something that baffles or puzzles ; poser, sticker
sticklike
adjective see stick I
stickman
noun Date: circa 1931 one who handles a stick: as a. one who supervises the play at a dice table, calls the decisions, and retrieves the dice b. a player in any of ...
stickpin
noun Date: 1895 an ornamental pin; especially one worn in a necktie
stickseed
noun Date: 1843 any of various weedy herbs (genera Lappula and Hackelia) of the borage family with bristly adhesive fruit
sticktight
noun Date: circa 1884 bur marigold
stickum
noun Etymology: 3stick + -um (probably alteration of 'em them) Date: circa 1909 a substance that adheres or causes adhesion
stickup
noun Date: 1904 a robbery at gunpoint ; holdup
stickweed
noun Date: 1743 any of several plants (as a beggar's-lice) with adhesive seeds
stickwork
noun Date: 1903 the use of one's stick in offensive and defensive techniques (as in hockey)
sticky
adjective (stickier; -est) Date: 1731 1. a. adhesive b. (1) viscous, gluey (2) coated with a sticky substance 2. humid, muggy; also clammy 3. tending to ...
sticky bun
noun Date: 1974 a spiral-shaped cinnamon roll topped with melted brown sugar and butter
sticky wicket
noun Date: 1882 a difficult or delicate problem or situation
stiction
noun Etymology: static + friction Date: 1946 the force required to cause one body in contact with another to begin to move
Stieglitz
biographical name Alfred 1864-1946 American photographer
Stigler
biographical name George Joseph 1911-1991 American economist
Stiglitz
biographical name Joseph Eugene 1943- American economist
stigma
noun (plural stigmata or stigmas) Etymology: Latin stigmat-, stigma mark, brand, from Greek, from stizein to tattoo — more at stick Date: circa 1593 1. a. archaic a ...
stigmal
adjective see stigma
stigmasterol
noun Etymology: New Latin Physostigma (genus including the Calabar bean, a source of stigmasterol) + International Scientific Vocabulary sterol Date: 1907 a crystalline ...
stigmatic
I. noun Date: 1594 one marked with stigmata II. adjective Date: 1601 1. having or conveying a social stigma 2. of or relating to a stigma 3. of or relating to ...
stigmatically
adverb see stigmatic II
stigmatist
noun Date: 1607 stigmatic
stigmatization
noun see stigmatize
stigmatize
transitive verb (-tized; -tizing) Date: 1585 1. a. archaic brand b. to describe or identify in opprobrious terms 2. to mark with stigmata • stigmatization noun
Stikine
geographical name river 335 miles (539 kilometers) Canada & Alaska flowing from Stikine Ranges (in British Columbia & Yukon Territory) into the Pacific
stilbene
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek stilbein to glitter Date: circa 1868 an aromatic hydrocarbon C14H12 used as a phosphor and in making dyes; ...
stilbestrol
noun Etymology: stilbene + estrus + 1-ol Date: circa 1939 diethylstilbestrol
stilbite
noun Etymology: French, from Greek stilbein Date: 1815 a mineral consisting of a hydrous silicate of aluminum, calcium, and sodium and often occurring in sheaflike ...
stile
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English stigel; akin to Old English stǣger stair — more at stair Date: before 12th century a step or set of steps for passing ...
stiletto
noun (plural -tos or -toes) Etymology: Italian, diminutive of stilo stylus, dagger, from Latin stilus stylus — more at style Date: circa 1611 1. a slender dagger with a ...
stiletto heel
noun Date: 1953 a high thin heel on women's shoes that is narrower than a spike heel
Stilicho
biographical name Flavius circa 365-408 Roman general & statesman
Still
biographical name Andrew Taylor 1828-1917 American founder of osteopathy
still
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English stille, from Old English; akin to Old High German stilli still and perhaps to Old English steall stall — more at stall Date: before ...
still alarm
noun Date: 1875 a fire alarm transmitted (as by telephone call) without sounding the signal apparatus
still and all
adverb Date: 1829 nevertheless, still
still hunt
noun Date: 1828 a quiet pursuing or ambushing of game
still less
conjunction Date: 1721 much less, let alone
still life
noun (plural still lifes) Date: 1695 1. a picture consisting predominantly of inanimate objects 2. the category of graphic arts concerned with inanimate subject matter
still water
noun Date: 1832 a part of a stream where no current is visible
still-hunt
Date: 1858 intransitive verb to ambush or stalk a quarry; especially to pursue game noiselessly usually without a dog transitive verb to lie in wait for ; approach by ...
stillbirth
noun Date: 1880 the birth of a dead fetus
stillborn
adjective Date: 1593 1. dead at birth 2. failing from the start ; abortive, unsuccessful • stillborn noun
stillman
noun Date: circa 1864 one who owns or operates a still
stillness
noun see still I
stillroom
noun Etymology: 6still Date: circa 1710 British a room connected with the kitchen where liqueurs, preserves, and cakes are kept and beverages (as tea) are prepared
Stillwater
geographical name city N central Oklahoma population 39,065
stilly
I. adverb Date: before 12th century in a calm manner ; quietly II. adjective Etymology: 4still + 1-y Date: 1722 still, quiet
stilt
I. noun Etymology: Middle English stilte; akin to Old High German stelza stilt Date: 15th century 1. a. one of two poles each with a rest or strap for the foot used to ...
stilted
adjective Date: 1820 1. a. pompous, lofty b. formal, stiff 2. having the curve beginning at some distance above the impost • stiltedly adverb • stiltedness noun
stiltedly
adverb see stilted
stiltedness
noun see stilted
Stilton
noun Etymology: Stilton, Huntingdonshire, England Date: 1736 a blue-veined cheese with wrinkled rind made of whole cows' milk enriched with cream
Stilwell
biographical name Joseph Warren 1883-1946 American general
stime
noun Etymology: Middle English (northern dialect) Date: 14th century chiefly Scottish & Irish glimmer; also glimpse
Stimmung
foreign term Etymology: German tone ; mood ; atmosphere
Stimson
biographical name Henry Lewis 1867-1950 American statesman
stimulant
noun Date: circa 1728 1. an agent (as a drug) that produces a temporary increase of the functional activity or efficiency of an organism or any of its parts 2. stimulus 3. ...
stimulate
verb (-lated; -lating) Etymology: Latin stimulatus, past participle of stimulare, from stimulus goad; perhaps akin to Latin stilus stem, stylus — more at style Date: 1566 ...
stimulation
noun see stimulate
stimulative
adjective see stimulate
stimulator
noun see stimulate
stimulatory
adjective see stimulate
stimulus
noun (plural stimuli) Etymology: Latin Date: 1684 something that rouses or incites to activity: as a. incentive b. stimulant 1 c. an agent (as an environmental ...
sting
I. verb (stung; stinging) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English stingan; akin to Old Norse stinga to sting and probably to Greek stachys spike of grain, stochos target, ...
stingaree
noun Etymology: by alteration Date: 1836 stingray
stinger
noun Date: circa 1552 1. one that stings; specifically a sharp blow or remark 2. a sharp organ (as of a bee, scorpion, or stingray) that is usually connected with a poison ...
stingily
adverb see stingy
stinginess
noun see stingy
stinging nettle
noun Date: 1525 nettle 1; especially a Eurasian nettle (Urtica dioica) widely naturalized in North America that has numerous hairs extremely irritating to the skin
stingingly
adverb see sting I
stingless
adjective Date: 1554 having no sting or stinger
stingray
noun Date: 1624 any of numerous rays (as of the family Dasyatidae) with one or more large sharp barbed dorsal spines near the base of the whiplike tail capable of inflicting ...
stingy
adjective (stingier; -est) Etymology: perhaps from English dialect *stinge, noun, sting; akin to Old English stingan to sting Date: 1659 1. not generous or liberal ; sparing ...
stink
I. intransitive verb (stank or stunk; stunk; stinking) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English stincan; akin to Old High German stinkan to emit a smell Date: before 12th ...
stink bomb
noun Date: 1915 a small bomb charged usually with chemicals that gives off a foul odor on bursting
stink up
transitive verb Date: 1941 to cause to stink or be filled with a stench
stinkard
noun Date: circa 1600 a mean or contemptible person
stinkbug
noun Date: circa 1877 any of various hemipterous bugs (especially family Pentatomidae) that emit a disagreeable odor
stinker
noun Date: 1602 1. a. an offensive or contemptible person b. one that stinks c. something of very poor quality; also dud 2a 2. any of several large petrels that ...
stinkhorn
noun Date: circa 1724 any of various fetid basidiomycetous fungi (order Phallales, especially Phallus impudicus) having spores dispersed by insects
stinking
I. adjective Date: before 12th century 1. strong and offensive to the sense of smell 2. slang offensively drunk 3. contemptible, lousy — often used as an intensive ...
stinking smut
noun Date: circa 1891 bunt IV
stinkingly
adverb see stinking I
stinkpot
noun Date: 1669 1. an earthen jar filled with fetid material and formerly sometimes thrown as a stink bomb on the deck of an enemy ship 2. a musk turtle (Sternotherus ...
stinkweed
noun Date: 1753 any of various strong-scented or fetid plants: as a. pennycress b. jimsonweed
stinkwood
noun Date: 1731 1. any of several trees with a wood of unpleasant odor; especially a southern African tree (Ocotea bullata) of the laurel family yielding a hard strong wood ...
stinky
adjective see stink I
Stinnes
biographical name Hugo 1870-1924 German industrialist
stint
I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English styntan to blunt, dull; akin to Old Norse stuttr scant Date: 13th century intransitive verb 1. archaic stop, desist 2. ...
stinter
noun see stint I
stipe
noun Etymology: New Latin stipes, from Latin, tree trunk; akin to Latin stipare to press together — more at stiff Date: 1785 a usually short stalk of a plant or fungus: ...
stiped
adjective see stipe
stipend
noun Etymology: Middle English, alteration of stipendy, from Latin stipendium, from stip-, stips gift + pendere to weigh, pay Date: 15th century a fixed sum of money paid ...
stipendiary
I. noun (plural -aries) Date: 15th century one who receives a stipend II. adjective Date: circa 1545 1. receiving or compensated by wages or salary 2. of or relating ...
stipple
I. transitive verb (stippled; stippling) Etymology: Dutch stippelen to spot, dot Date: circa 1762 1. to engrave by means of dots and flicks 2. a. to make by small short ...
stippler
noun see stipple I
stipular
adjective Date: 1793 of, resembling, or having stipules
stipulate
I. verb (-lated; -lating) Etymology: Latin stipulatus, past participle of stipulari to demand a guarantee (from a prospective debtor) Date: circa 1624 intransitive verb 1. ...
stipulation
noun Date: circa 1552 1. an act of stipulating 2. something stipulated; especially a condition, requirement, or item specified in a legal instrument • stipulatory ...
stipulator
noun see stipulate I
stipulatory
adjective see stipulation
stipule
noun Etymology: New Latin stipula, from Latin, stalk; akin to Latin stipes tree trunk Date: circa 1793 either of a pair of appendages borne at the base of the petiole in ...
stir
I. verb (stirred; stirring) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English styrian; akin to Old High German stōren to scatter Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. ...
stir-crazy
adjective Etymology: 3stir Date: circa 1908 slang distraught because of prolonged confinement
stir-fry
I. transitive verb Date: 1959 to fry quickly over high heat in a lightly oiled pan (as a wok) while stirring continuously intransitive verb to prepare food by ...
stirabout
noun Date: 1682 a porridge of Irish origin consisting of oatmeal or cornmeal boiled in water or milk and stirred
stirk
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English stirc; akin to Middle Low German sterke young cow and perhaps to Gothic stairo sterile animal — more at sterile Date: before ...
Stirling
I. biographical name James Frazer 1926-1992 British architect II. geographical name 1. (or Stirlingshire) administrative area of central Scotland area 848 square miles (2196 ...
Stirling engine
noun Etymology: Robert Stirling died 1878 Scottish engineer Date: 1896 an external combustion engine having an enclosed working fluid (as helium) that is alternately ...
Stirling's formula
noun Etymology: James Stirling died 1770 Scottish mathematician Date: 1908 a formula √2πn] nn e-n that approximates the value of the factorial of a very large number n
Stirlingshire
geographical name see Stirling II, 1
stirp
noun Etymology: Latin stirp-, stirps Date: 1502 a line descending from a common ancestor ; stock, lineage
stirrer
noun see stir I
stirring
I. adjective Date: before 12th century 1. active, bustling 2. rousing, inspiring II. noun Date: 14th century a beginning of motion or activity ; movement — often used ...
stirrup
noun Etymology: Middle English stirop, from Old English stigrāp, from stig- (akin to Old High German stīgan to go up) + rāp rope — more at stair, rope Date: before 12th ...
stirrup cup
noun Date: 1681 1. a small serving of drink (as wine) taken by a rider about to depart; also the vessel in which it is served 2. a farewell cup
stirrup leather
noun Date: 14th century the looped strap suspending a stirrup
stirrup pump
noun Date: 1939 a portable hand pump held in position by a foot bracket and used for throwing a jet or spray of liquid
stitch
I. noun Etymology: Middle English stiche, from Old English stice; akin to Old English stician to stick Date: before 12th century 1. a local sharp and sudden pain especially ...
stitcher
noun see stitch II
stitchery
noun Date: circa 1608 needlework
stitchwort
noun Date: 13th century any of several chickweeds (especially genus Stellaria)
stithy
noun (plural stithies) Etymology: Middle English, from Old Norse stethi; akin to Old English stede stead Date: 13th century 1. archaic anvil 2. archaic smithy 1
stiver
noun Etymology: Dutch stuiver Date: 1502 1. a unit of value and coin of the Netherlands equal to 1/20 gulden 2. something of little value
stk
abbreviation stock
STL
abbreviation Etymology: New Latin sacrae theologiae licentiatus licentiate of sacred theology
STM
abbreviation 1. [New Latin sacrae theologiae magister] master of sacred theology 2. scanning tunneling microscope; scanning tunneling microscopy
stoa
noun Etymology: Greek; akin to Greek stylos pillar — more at steer Date: 1603 an ancient Greek portico usually walled at the back with a front colonnade designed to afford ...
stoat
noun (plural stoats; also stoat) Etymology: Middle English stote Date: 15th century the common Holarctic ermine (Mustela erminea) especially in its brown summer coat
stob
noun Etymology: Middle English, stump; akin to Middle English stubb stub Date: 15th century chiefly dialect stake, post
stoccado
noun (plural -dos) Etymology: Italian stoccata Date: 1582 archaic a thrust with a rapier
stochastic
adjective Etymology: Greek stochastikos skillful in aiming, from stochazesthai to aim at, guess at, from stochos target, aim, guess — more at sting Date: 1934 1. random; ...
stochastically
adverb see stochastic
stock
I. noun Etymology: Middle English stok, from Old English stocc; akin to Old High German stoc stick Date: before 12th century 1. a. archaic stump b. archaic a log or ...
stock boy
noun Date: 1950 a boy or man employed to stock shelves
stock car
noun Date: 1858 1. a latticed railroad boxcar for carrying livestock 2. a racing car having the basic chassis of a commercially produced assembly-line model
stock certificate
noun Date: 1863 an instrument evidencing ownership of one or more shares of the stock of a corporation
stock company
noun Date: 1827 1. a corporation or joint-stock company of which the capital is represented by stock 2. a theatrical company attached to a repertory theater; especially ...
stock dividend
noun Date: circa 1902 1. the payment by a corporation of a dividend in the form of shares usually of its own stock without change in par value — compare stock split 2. the ...
stock exchange
noun Date: 1773 1. a place where security trading is conducted on an organized system 2. an association of people organized to provide an auction market among themselves ...
stock market
noun Date: 1809 1. stock exchange 1 2. a. a market for particular stocks b. the market for stocks throughout a country
stock option
noun Date: 1945 1. an option contract involving stock 2. a right granted by a corporation to officers or employees as a form of compensation that allows purchase of ...
stock saddle
noun Date: 1886 western saddle
stock split
noun Date: 1950 a division of corporate stock by the issuing to existing shareholders of a specified number of new shares with a corresponding lowering of par value for each ...
stock-in-trade
noun Date: 1721 1. the equipment, merchandise, or materials necessary to or used in a trade or business 2. something that resembles the standard equipment of a tradesman or ...
stock-still
adjective Date: 15th century very still ; motionless
stockade
I. noun Etymology: Spanish estacada, from estaca stake, pale, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English staca stake Date: 1614 1. a line of stout posts set firmly to form a ...
stockade fence
Date: 1985 a solid fence of half-round boards pointed at the top
stockbreeder
noun Date: 1815 a person engaged in the breeding and care of livestock for the market, for show purposes, or for racing
stockbroker
noun Date: circa 1706 a broker who executes orders to buy and sell securities and often also acts as a security dealer • stockbrokerage noun • stockbroking noun
stockbrokerage
noun see stockbroker
stockbroking
noun see stockbroker
stocker
noun Date: 1881 1. a young animal (as a steer or heifer) suitable for being fed and fattened for market 2. an animal (as a heifer) suitable for use in a breeding ...
stockfish
noun Etymology: Middle English stokfish, from Middle Dutch stocvisch, from stoc stick + visch fish Date: 13th century fish (as cod, haddock, or hake) dried hard in the open ...
Stockhausen
biographical name Karlheinz 1928- German composer & theorist
stockholder
noun Date: 1753 an owner of corporate stock
Stockholm
geographical name city & port capital of Sweden on Mälaren Lake population 684,576 • Stockholmer noun
Stockholm syndrome
noun Etymology: from a 1973 robbery attempt in Stockholm, Sweden, during which bank employees held hostage developed sympathetic feelings toward their captors Date: 1978 ...
Stockholmer
noun see Stockholm
stockily
adverb see stocky
stockiness
noun see stocky
stockinet
noun see stockinette
stockinette
or stockinet noun Etymology: alteration of earlier stocking net Date: 1784 a soft elastic usually cotton fabric used especially for bandages and infants' wear
stocking
noun Etymology: obsolete stock to cover with a stocking Date: 1580 1. a. a usually knit close-fitting covering for the foot and leg b. sock 2. something resembling a ...
stocking cap
noun Date: circa 1897 a long knitted cone-shaped cap with a tassel or pom-pom worn especially for winter sports or play
stocking stuffer
noun Date: 1948 a small gift suitable for placing in a Christmas stocking
stockinged
adjective see stocking
stockish
adjective Date: 1596 like a stock ; stupid
stockist
noun Date: 1910 British one (as a retailer) that stocks goods
stockjobber
noun Date: 1604 one who deals in stocks: as a. a member of the London Stock Exchange who deals speculatively with brokers or other jobbers and usually specializes in one ...
stockjobbing
noun Date: 1692 speculative exchange dealings
stockkeeper
noun Date: 1668 1. one that keeps and records stock (as in a warehouse) ; one that keeps an inventory of goods on hand, shipped, or received 2. one (as a herdsman or ...
stockman
noun Date: 1806 one occupied as an owner or worker in the raising of livestock (as cattle or sheep)
Stockmar
biographical name Christian Friedrich 1787-1863 Baron von Stockmar Anglo-Belgian statesman
stockpile
I. noun Date: 1872 a storage pile: as a. a reserve supply of something essential accumulated within a country for use during a shortage b. a gradually accumulated ...
stockpiler
noun see stockpile II
Stockport
geographical name town NW England in Greater Manchester S of Manchester population 276,800
stockpot
noun Date: 1835 1. a pot in which soup stock is prepared 2. an abundant supply ; repository
stockroom
noun Date: 1825 a storage place for supplies or goods used in a business
stocktaking
noun Date: 1851 1. the action of estimating a situation at a given moment 2. inventory 4
Stockton
I. biographical name Francis Richard 1834-1902 Frank R. Stockton American writer II. geographical name city central California on the San Joaquin population 243,771
stocky
adjective (stockier; -est) Date: 1622 compact, sturdy, and relatively thick in build • stockily adverb • stockiness noun
stockyard
noun Date: 1756 a yard for stock; specifically one in which transient cattle, sheep, swine, or horses are kept temporarily for slaughter, market, or shipping
Stoddard
biographical name Richard Henry 1825-1903 American poet & critic
stodge
I. transitive verb (stodged; stodging) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1674 British to stuff full especially with food II. noun Date: 1825 British something or someone ...
stodgily
adverb see stodgy
stodginess
noun see stodgy
stodgy
adjective (stodgier; -est) Date: 1854 1. having a rich filling quality ; heavy 2. moving in a slow plodding way especially as a result of physical bulkiness 3. boring, ...
stogie
or stogy noun (plural stogies) Etymology: Conestoga, Pennsylvania Date: 1874 1. a stout coarse shoe ; brogan 2. an inexpensive slender cylindrical cigar; broadly cigar
stogy
noun see stogie
stoic
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin stoicus, from Greek stōïkos, literally, of the portico, from Stoa (Poikilē) the Painted Portico, portico at Athens where Zeno ...
stoical
adjective see stoic II
stoically
adverb see stoic II
stoichiometric
adjective Date: 1892 of, relating to, used in, or marked by stoichiometry • stoichiometrically adverb
stoichiometrically
adverb see stoichiometric
stoichiometry
noun Etymology: Greek stoicheion element (from stoichos row) + English -metry; akin to Greek steichein to walk, go — more at stair Date: 1807 1. a branch of chemistry that ...
stoicism
noun Date: 1626 1. capitalized the philosophy of the Stoics 2. indifference to pleasure or pain ; impassiveness
stoke
verb (stoked; stoking) Etymology: Dutch stoken; akin to Middle Dutch stuken to push Date: 1683 transitive verb 1. to poke or stir up (as a fire) ; supply with fuel 2. to ...
Stoke Newington
geographical name former metropolitan borough N London, England, now part of Hackney
Stoke-on-Trent
geographical name city W central England in Staffordshire population 244,800

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