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abbreviation weber
abbreviation 1. waybill 2. westbound 3. wheelbase
abbreviation white blood cell
abbreviation wood-burning fireplace
abbreviation water closet
abbreviation Women's Christian Temperance Union
abbreviation 1. wood 2. word 3. would
pronoun, plural in construction Etymology: Middle English, from Old English wē; akin to Old High German wir we, Sanskrit vayam Date: before 12th century 1. I and the rest of ...
or Wed abbreviation Wednesday
Date: 1603 we had ; we would ; we should
Date: 1578 we will ; we shall
Date: circa 1529 we are
Date: 1604 we have
adjective Etymology: Middle English weike, from Old Norse veikr; akin to Old English wīcan to yield, Greek eikein to give way, Sanskrit vijate he speeds, flees Date: 14th ...
weak anthropic principle
noun Date: 1985 anthropic principle a
weak force
noun Date: 1968 a fundamental physical force that governs interactions between hadrons and leptons (as in the emission and absorption of neutrinos) and is responsible for ...
weak interaction
noun see weak force
weak nuclear force
noun see weak force
weak side
noun Date: 1940 1. the side of a football formation having the smaller number of players; specifically the side of a formation away from the tight end 2. the side of a ...
weak sister
noun Date: 1857 a member of a group who needs aid; also something weak and ineffective as compared with others in a group
adjective Date: 1863 lacking willpower or resolution
adjective Date: 1592 having or indicating a weak mind: a. lacking in judgment or good sense ; foolish b. feebleminded • weak-mindedness noun
noun see weak-minded
verb (weakened; weakening) Date: 1530 transitive verb 1. to make weak ; lessen the strength of 2. to reduce in intensity or effectiveness intransitive verb to become ...
noun see weaken
noun Etymology: obsolete Dutch weekvis, from Dutch week soft + vis fish Date: 1791 1. a common marine bony fish (Cynoscion regalis of the family Sciaenidae) of the eastern ...
adjective Date: 1549 lacking courage ; fainthearted
adjective Date: 1594 somewhat weak
noun see weakly
noun Date: 1548 one that is weak in body, character, or mind • weakling adjective
adjective Date: 1577 feeble, weak • weakliness noun
noun Date: 14th century 1. the quality or state of being weak; also an instance or period of being weak 2. fault, defect 3. a. a special desire or fondness b. ...
adjective see weak side
I. noun Etymology: Middle English wele, from Old English wela; akin to Old English wel well Date: before 12th century 1. a sound, healthy, or prosperous state ; well-being ...
noun Etymology: the Weald, England, from Middle English weeld, from Old English weald forest — more at wold Date: before 12th century 1. a heavily wooded area ; forest ...
geographical name region SE England in Kent, Surrey, & Sussex, between North Downs & South Downs; once heavily forested
noun Etymology: Middle English welthe, from wele weal Date: 13th century 1. obsolete weal, welfare 2. abundance of valuable material possessions or resources 3. abundant ...
adverb see wealthy
noun see wealthy
adjective (wealthier; -est) Date: 15th century 1. having wealth ; very affluent 2. characterized by abundance ; ample Synonyms: see rich • wealthily adverb • ...
transitive verb Etymology: Middle English wenen, from Old English wenian to accustom, wean; akin to Old English wunian to be used to — more at wont Date: before 12th century ...
noun Date: 1579 1. one that weans 2. a young animal recently weaned from its mother
noun Date: circa 1533 a child or animal newly weaned • weanling adjective
I. noun Etymology: Middle English wepen, from Old English wǣpen; akin to Old High German wāffan weapon, Old Norse vāpn Date: before 12th century 1. something (as a club, ...
noun see weaponize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1957 to adapt for use as a weapon of war • weaponization noun
adjective Date: before 12th century lacking weapons ; unarmed
noun Date: 1844 1. weapons 2. the science of designing and making weapons
geographical name river 67 miles (108 kilometers) N England flowing into North Sea at Sunderland
I. verb (wore; worn; wearing) Etymology: Middle English weren, from Old English werian; akin to Old Norse verja to clothe, invest, spend, Latin vestis clothing, garment, Greek ...
wear and tear
noun Date: 1666 the loss, injury, or stress to which something is subjected by or in the course of use; especially normal depreciation
wear down
transitive verb Date: 1774 to weary and overcome by persistent resistance or pressure
wear on
phrasal irritate, fray
wear out
verb Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. tire, exhaust 2. to make useless especially by long or hard usage 3. erase, efface 4. to endure through ; outlast 5. ...
wear the pants
phrasal see wear the trousers
wear the trousers
or wear the pants phrasal to have the controlling authority in a household
wear thin
phrasal 1. to become weak or ready to give way 2. to become trite, unconvincing, or out-of-date
noun see wearable I
I. adjective Date: 1590 capable of being worn ; suitable to be worn • wearability noun II. noun Date: 1711 garment — usually used in plural
noun see wear I
adjective Date: 15th century 1. causing weariness; especially tedious 2. full of weariness ; wearied • wearifully adverb • wearifulness noun
adverb see weariful
noun see weariful
adjective Date: 15th century tireless • wearilessly adverb
adverb see weariless
adverb see weary I
noun see weary I
I. adjective Date: 15th century intended for wear II. adjective Date: 1811 subjecting to or inflicting wear; especially causing fatigue • wearingly adverb
adverb see wearing II
adjective Date: 15th century causing weariness ; tiresome • wearisomely adverb • wearisomeness noun
adverb see wearisome
noun see wearisome
I. adjective (wearier; -est) Etymology: Middle English wery, from Old English wērig; akin to Old High German wuorag intoxicated and perhaps to Greek aōros sleep Date: before ...
noun Etymology: Middle English wesand, from Old English *wǣsend gullet; akin to Old English wāsend gullet, Old High German weisunt windpipe Date: before 12th century ...
I. noun (plural weasels) Etymology: Middle English wesele, from Old English weosule; akin to Old High German wisula weasel Date: before 12th century 1. or plural weasel any ...
weasel word
noun Etymology: from the weasel's reputed habit of sucking the contents out of an egg while leaving the shell superficially intact Date: 1900 a word used in order to evade ...
also weasely adjective Date: 1838 resembling or suggestive of a weasel
adjective see weaselly
I. noun Etymology: Middle English weder, from Old English; akin to Old High German wetar weather, Old Church Slavic vetrŭ wind Date: before 12th century 1. the state of the ...
weather bureau
noun Date: 1871 a bureau engaged in the collection of weather reports as a basis for weather predictions, storm warnings, and the compiling of statistical records
weather deck
noun Date: 1850 a deck having no overhead protection from the weather
weather eye
noun Date: 1829 1. an eye quick to observe coming changes in the weather 2. constant and shrewd watchfulness and alertness
weather map
noun Date: 1871 a map or chart showing the principal meteorological elements at a given hour and over an extended region
weather ship
noun Date: 1946 a ship that makes observations for use by meteorologists
weather station
noun Date: circa 1895 a station for taking, recording, and reporting meteorological observations
weather strip
noun Date: 1847 a strip of material to cover the joint of a door or window and the sill, casing, or threshold so as to exclude rain, snow, and cold air — called also ...
weather stripping
noun see weather strip
weather vane
noun Date: circa 1721 vane 1a
adjective Date: 1530 1. toughened, tanned, or bronzed by the weather 2. worn or damaged by exposure to weather
adjective Date: 1590 kept in port or at anchor or from travel or sport by bad weather
transitive verb see weather strip
adjective Date: 14th century 1. skillful in forecasting changes in the weather 2. skillful in forecasting changes in opinion or feeling
noun Date: 1947 capability of withstanding the weathering process
noun Date: circa 1540 1. clapboard, siding 2. the weather side of a ship • weatherboarded adjective
adjective see weatherboard
noun Date: 1632 clapboards, siding
noun Etymology: 1weather + 2forecast Date: 1866 a weather forecast especially on radio or television
noun Date: 1607 a weather forecaster especially on radio or television
noun Date: 13th century 1. a vane often in the figure of a cock mounted so as to turn freely with the wind and show its direction 2. a person or thing that changes readily ...
adjective Date: 1789 1. seasoned by exposure to the weather 2. altered in color, texture, composition, or form by such exposure or by artificial means producing a similar ...
noun Date: 1695 a simple instrument for showing changes in atmospheric pressure by the changing level of liquid in a spout connected with a closed reservoir; broadly ...
noun Date: 1548 the action of the weather conditions in altering the color, texture, composition, or form of exposed objects; specifically the physical disintegration and ...
noun see weatherize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1943 to make (as a house) better protected against winter weather (as by adding insulation) • weatherization noun
adjective Date: 1729 able to sail close to the wind with little leeway
noun Date: 1859 one who reports and forecasts the weather ; meteorologist
noun Date: 1974 a person who reports and forecasts the weather ; meteorologist
adjective Date: circa 1620 able to withstand exposure to weather without damage or loss of function • weatherproof transitive verb • weatherproofness noun
noun see weatherproof
adjective Date: 1609 worn by exposure to the weather
I. verb (wove or weaved; woven or weaved; weaving) Etymology: Middle English weven, from Old English wefan; akin to Old High German weban to weave, Greek hyphainein to weave, ...
noun Date: 14th century 1. one that weaves especially as an occupation 2. any of numerous Old World passerine birds (family Ploceidae) that resemble finches and typically ...
weaver ant
noun Date: 1913 any of various ants (especially genus Oecophylla) that build nests from leaves bound together with silk secreted by larvae
weaver's hitch
noun see weaver's knot
weaver's knot
noun Date: 1532 sheet bend — called also weaver's hitch
noun Date: 1826 weaver 2
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old Norse vefr web, Old English wefan to weave Date: before 12th century 1. a fabric on a loom or in process of ...
noun see World Wide Web
web belt
noun Date: 1915 a belt made of webbing and often worn as part of a uniform
web member
noun Date: circa 1890 one of the several members joining the top and bottom chords of a truss or lattice girder
web press
noun Date: 1875 a press that prints a continuous roll of paper
Web site
noun Date: 1992 a group of World Wide Web pages usually containing hyperlinks to each other and made available online by an individual, company, educational institution, ...
web spinner
noun Date: circa 1907 an insect that spins a web; especially any of an order (Embioptera syn. Embiidina) of small slender gregarious insects with biting mouthparts that live ...
adjective see webfoot
noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1959 offset printing by web press
I. biographical name Beatrice 1858-1943 née Potter; wife of S.J. English socialist II. biographical name Sidney James 1859-1947 1st Baron Passfield English socialist
adjective see web I
noun Date: 1796 1. a strong narrow closely woven fabric designed for bearing weight and used especially for straps, harness, or upholstery 2. trap 3c
adjective Date: 1661 of, relating to, or consisting of a web
noun Usage: often capitalized Date: 1995 a camera used in transmitting live images over the World Wide Web
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: World Wide Web + broadcast Date: 1995 a transmission of sound and images (as of an event) via the World Wide Web • webcast verb, ...
noun see webcast
noun Etymology: Wilhelm E. Weber died 1891 German physicist Date: 1891 the practical meter-kilogram-second unit of magnetic flux equal to that flux which in linking a circuit ...
I. biographical name Carl Maria von 1786-1826 German composer & conductor II. biographical name Ernst Heinrich 1795-1878 German physiologist III. biographical name Max ...
adjective Date: 1943 of or relating to the socioeconomic theories of Max Weber
biographical name Anton von 1883-1945 Austrian composer
adjective Date: 1947 of, relating to, or printed by a web press
noun Date: 1765 1. a foot having webbed toes 2. an animal having web feet • web-footed adjective
adjective see web I
noun Usage: often capitalized Date: 1994 a person responsible for the creation or maintenance of a Web site especially for a company or organization
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English webbestre female weaver, from webbian to weave; akin to Old English wefan to weave Date: 12th century archaic weaver 1
I. biographical name Daniel 1782-1852 American statesman & orator II. biographical name John circa 1580-circa 1625 English dramatist III. biographical name Noah 1758-1843 ...
Webster Groves
geographical name city E Missouri population 23,230
noun Date: 1790 web 5b
noun Date: 1797 any of various caterpillars that are more or less gregarious and spin large webs
verb (wedded; also wed; wedding) Etymology: Middle English wedden, from Old English weddian; akin to Middle High German wetten to pledge, Old English wedd pledge, Old High ...
abbreviation see We
Weddell Sea
geographical name arm of the S Atlantic E of Antarctic Peninsula
Weddell seal
noun Etymology: James Weddell died 1834 English navigator Date: 1914 a vocal Antarctic hair seal (Leptonychotes weddelli) noted for its deep dives in search of food
noun see wed
noun Usage: often attributive Date: before 12th century 1. a marriage ceremony usually with its accompanying festivities ; nuptials 2. an act, process, or instance of ...
wedding cake
noun Date: 1648 1. a usually elaborately decorated and tiered cake made for the celebration of a wedding 2. something (as a large building) resembling a wedding cake ...
wedding march
noun Date: 1850 a march of slow tempo and stately character composed or played to accompany the bridal procession
wedding ring
noun Date: 14th century a ring of metal (as gold) given by the groom to the bride during the wedding service; also a similar ring given by the bride to the groom in a ...
intransitive verb Etymology: German Wedeln Date: circa 1963 to ski by means of wedeln
noun Etymology: German, from wedeln, literally, to fan, wag the tail, from Wedel fan, tail, from Old High German wadal; akin to Old Norse vēli bird's tail Date: circa 1957 a ...
I. noun Etymology: Middle English wegge, from Old English wecg; akin to Old High German wecki wedge, Lithuanian vagis Date: before 12th century 1. a piece of a substance (as ...
wedge issue
noun Date: 1986 a political issue that divides a candidate's supporters or the members of a party
wedge shot
noun see wedge I
adjective Date: 1552 shaped like a wedge
noun Date: 1939 1. a shoe having a wedge-shaped piece serving as the heel and joining the half sole to form a continuous flat undersurface 2. the condition of having one's ...
I. trademark — used for ceramic wares (as bone china or jasper) II. biographical name Josiah 1730-1795 English potter
adjective Date: 1799 resembling a wedge in shape
noun Etymology: Middle English wedlok, from Old English wedlāc marriage bond, from wedd pledge + -lāc, suffix denoting activity Date: 13th century the state of being ...
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English wōdnesdæg (akin to Old Norse ōthinsdagr Wednesday); akin to Old English Wōden Odin and dæg day Date: before 12th century ...
adverb see Wednesday
adjective Etymology: Middle English we, from we, noun, little bit, from Old English wǣge weight; akin to Old English wegan to move, weigh — more at way Date: 15th century ...
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English wēod weed, herb; akin to Old Saxon wiod weed Date: before 12th century 1. a. (1) a plant that is not valued where ...
noun Date: 15th century one that weeds; specifically any of various devices for removing weeds from an area
noun see weedy
adjective (weedier; -est) Date: 15th century 1. abounding with or consisting of weeds 2. resembling a weed especially in vigorous growth or ready propagation 3. noticeably ...
noun Etymology: Middle English weke, from Old English wicu, wucu; akin to Old High German wehha week and perhaps to Latin vicis change, alternation, Old High German wehsal ...
noun Date: 14th century a day of the week except Sunday or sometimes except Saturday and Sunday
adverb Date: 1694 on weekdays repeatedly ; on any weekday
I. noun Date: 1638 the end of the week; specifically the period between the close of one working or business or school week and the beginning of the next II. intransitive ...
weekend bag
noun Date: 1921 a suitcase of a size to carry clothing and personal articles for a weekend trip — called also weekend case
weekend case
noun see weekend bag
weekend warrior
noun Date: 1981 a person who participates in a usually physically strenuous activity only on weekends or part-time
noun Date: 1880 1. one who vacations or visits for a weekend 2. weekend bag
adverb Date: 1946 on weekends repeatedly ; on any weekend
adjective Date: 1847 lasting a week
I. adverb Date: 15th century every week ; once a week ; by the week II. adjective Date: 15th century 1. occurring, appearing, or done weekly 2. reckoned by the week ...
noun Date: 1850 a weekday night
adverb Date: 1965 on weeknights repeatedly ; on any weeknight
biographical name Mason Locke 1759-1825 Parson Weems American clergyman & biographer
transitive verb Etymology: Middle English wenen, from Old English wēnan; akin to Old Norse væna to hope and probably to Latin venus love, charm — more at win Date: before ...
noun Etymology: alteration of wienie Date: circa 1906 1. frankfurter 2. slang penis 3. nerd
adjective see weeny
also weensy adjective Etymology: alteration of wee Date: circa 1781 exceptionally small ; tiny
verb (wept; weeping) Etymology: Middle English wepen, from Old English wēpan; akin to Old High German wuoffan to weep, Serbian & Croatian vapiti to cry out Date: before 12th ...
weep hole
noun Date: 1851 a hole (as in a wall or foundation) that is designed to drain off accumulated water
noun Date: 13th century 1. a. one that weeps b. a professional mourner 2. a small statue of a figure in mourning on a funeral monument 3. a badge of mourning worn ...
noun Date: 1928 tearjerker
adjective Date: before 12th century 1. tearful 2. archaic rainy 3. having slender pendent branches
weeping fig
noun Date: 1934 an ornamental fig (Ficus benjamina) of southern Asia and Australia that is widely cultivated especially as a houseplant for its glossy ovate leaves and ...
weeping willow
noun Date: 1621 an Asian willow (Salix babylonica) introduced into North America that has slender pendent branches
adjective Date: 15th century inclined to weep ; tearful
verb Etymology: Middle English weten, alteration of witen — more at wit Date: 14th century archaic know
noun Etymology: Middle English wevel, from Old English wifel; akin to Old High German wibil beetle, Old English wefan to weave Date: before 12th century any of a superfamily ...
adjective see weevil
adjective see weevil
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old Norse veptr weft, Old English wefan to weave — more at weave Date: before 12th century 1. a. a filling ...
weft knit
noun Date: 1943 a knit fabric produced in machine or hand knitting with the yarns running crosswise or in a circle — compare warp knit • weft-knitted adjective • weft ...
weft knitting
noun see weft knit
adjective see weft knit
biographical name Alfred Lothar 1880-1930 German geophysicist & meteorologist
geographical name river about 535 miles (860 kilometers) N central China flowing E to join the Huang
geographical name city E China in E central Shandong population 428,522
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Christian E. Weigel died 1831 German physician Date: 1846 any of a genus (Weigela) of showy eastern Asian shrubs of the honeysuckle family; ...
I. verb Etymology: Middle English weyen, from Old English wegan to move, carry, weigh — more at way Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. to ascertain the ...
weigh down
transitive verb Date: 14th century 1. to cause to bend down ; overburden 2. oppress, depress
weigh in
intransitive verb Date: 1868 1. to have oneself or one's possessions (as baggage) weighed; especially to have oneself weighed in connection with an athletic contest 2. to ...
noun Date: 1939 an act or instance of weighing in as a contestant especially in sport
adjective see weigh I
noun see weigh I
I. noun Etymology: Middle English wight, weght, from Old English wiht; akin to Old Norse vætt weight, Old English wegan to weigh Date: before 12th century 1. a. the ...
weight lifter
noun Date: 1897 one who lifts barbells in competition or as an exercise • weight lifting noun
weight lifting
noun see weight lifter
weight man
noun Date: circa 1949 an athlete who competes in any of the field events in which a weight is thrown or put
weight room
noun Date: 1973 a room containing equipment for weight training
weight training
noun Date: 1955 a system of conditioning involving lifting weights especially for strength and endurance
adjective Date: 1597 1. made heavy ; loaded 2. a. having a statistical weight attached b. compiled or calculated from weighted data 3. inclined 1
adverb see weighty
noun see weighty
adjective Date: circa 1547 having little weight ; lacking apparent gravitational pull • weightlessly adverb • weightlessness noun
adverb see weightless
noun see weightless
adjective (weightier; -est) Date: 15th century 1. a. of much importance or consequence ; momentous b. solemn 2. a. weighing a considerable amount b. heavy in ...
geographical name city & port E China in NE Shandong on Yellow Sea population 128,888
biographical name André 1906-1998 American (French-born) mathematician
biographical name Kurt 1900-1950 American (German-born) composer
geographical name city E central Germany E of Erfurt population 64,000
Weimar Republic
geographical name the German republic 1919-33
noun Etymology: German, from Weimar, Germany Date: 1943 any of a breed of large light gray usually short-haired pointers of German origin
biographical name Steven 1933- American physicist
biographical name Caspar Willard 1917- United States secretary of defense (1981-87)
variant of wiener
noun Etymology: Middle English were, from Old English wer; akin to Old Norse ver fishing place, Old High German werien, werren to defend Date: before 12th century 1. a fence ...
biographical name Robert Walter 1803-1889 American painter
I. noun Etymology: Middle English wird, werd, from Old English wyrd; akin to Old Norse urthr fate, Old English weorthan to become — more at worth Date: before 12th century ...
weird out
transitive verb Date: 1973 to make uneasy, bewildered, or disquieted by something considered very strange
Weird Sisters
noun plural Date: 15th century fates
or weirdy noun (plural weirdies) Date: 1894 weirdo
adverb see weird II
noun see weird II
I. noun (plural weirdos) Date: circa 1955 a person who is extraordinarily strange or eccentric II. adjective Date: 1962 strange, weird
noun see weirdie
variant of wisenheimer
biographical name August Friedrich Leopold 1834-1914 German biologist
biographical name Chaim Azriel 1874-1952 Israeli (Russian-born) chemist; 1st president of Israel (1949-52)
noun Etymology: Maori Date: 1845 a flightless New Zealand rail (Gallirallus australis)
variant of welsh
I. variant of welsh II. biographical name William Henry 1850-1934 American pathologist
I. transitive verb (welcomed; welcoming) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English welcumian, wylcumian, from wilcuma, noun Date: before 12th century 1. to greet hospitably ...
welcome mat
noun Date: 1946 something likened to a mat placed before an entrance as a sign of welcome
adverb see welcome III
noun see welcome III
noun see welcome I
I. verb Etymology: alteration of obsolete English well to weld, from Middle English wellen to boil, well, weld — more at well Date: 1599 intransitive verb to become or be ...
adjective see weld I
noun Date: circa 1828 one that welds: as a. (or weldor) a person whose work is welding b. a machine used in welding
noun Date: 1941 a unit formed by welding together an assembly of pieces
noun see welder
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from the phrase wel faren to fare well Date: 14th century 1. the state of doing well especially in respect to good fortune, happiness, ...
welfare state
noun Date: 1941 1. a social system based on the assumption by a political state of primary responsibility for the individual and social welfare of its citizens 2. a nation ...

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