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noun Etymology: probably from the name Collins Date: circa 1887 a tall iced drink of soda water, sugar, lemon or lime juice, and liquor (as gin)
I. biographical name Francis Sellers 1950- American geneticist II. biographical name Michael 1890-1922 Irish revolutionary III. biographical name Michael 1930- American ...
geographical name city SW Illinois NE of East St. Louis population 24,707
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin collision-, collisio, from collidere Date: 15th century 1. an act or instance of colliding ; clash 2. an encounter between ...
collision course
noun Date: 1944 a course (as of moving bodies or antithetical philosophies) that will result in collision or conflict if continued unaltered
adjective see collision
adverb see collision
— see coll-
verb (-cated; -cating) Etymology: Latin collocatus, past participle of collocare, from com- + locare to place, from locus place — more at stall Date: 1513 transitive verb ...
noun Date: 1605 the act or result of placing or arranging together; specifically a noticeable arrangement or conjoining of linguistic elements (as words) • collocational ...
adjective see collocation
noun Etymology: modification of New Latin collodium, from Greek kollōdēs glutinous, from kolla glue — more at protocol Date: 1851 a viscous solution of pyroxylin used ...
intransitive verb (collogued; colloguing) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1646 1. dialect intrigue, conspire 2. to talk privately ; confer
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary coll- + -oid Date: circa 1852 1. a gelatinous or mucinous substance found normally in the thyroid and also in diseased ...
adjective see colloid
adverb see colloid
noun Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century 1. a small piece or slice especially of meat 2. a fold of fat flesh
abbreviation colloquial
adjective Date: 1751 1. of or relating to conversation ; conversational 2. a. used in or characteristic of familiar and informal conversation; also unacceptably ...
noun Date: 1810 1. a. a colloquial expression b. a local or regional dialect expression 2. colloquial style
noun see colloquial
adverb see colloquial
noun Date: 1792 speaker
noun (plural -quiums or colloquia) Etymology: Latin, colloquy Date: 1844 a usually academic meeting at which specialists deliver addresses on a topic or on related topics and ...
noun (plural -quies) Etymology: Latin colloquium, from colloqui to converse, from com- + loqui to speak Date: 15th century 1. conversation, dialogue 2. a high-level serious ...
Collor de Mello
biographical name Fernando Affonso 1949- president of Brazil (1990-92)
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1881 1. a photomechanical process for making prints directly from a hardened film of gelatin or other colloid that ...
intransitive verb (colluded; colluding) Etymology: Latin colludere, from com- + ludere to play, from ludus game — more at ludicrous Date: 1525 conspire, plot
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin collusion-, collusio, from colludere Date: 14th century secret agreement or cooperation especially for an illegal ...
adjective see collusion
adverb see collusion
adjective see colluvium
noun (plural colluvia or -viums) Etymology: New Latin, from Medieval Latin, offscourings, alteration of Latin colluvies, from colluere to wash, from com- + lavere to wash — ...
transitive verb (collied; collying) Etymology: alteration of Middle English colwen, from Old English *colgian, from Old English col coal Date: 1590 dialect chiefly British to ...
noun (plural collyria or -iums) Etymology: Middle English collirium, from Latin collyrium, from Greek kollyrion pessary, eye salve, from diminutive of kollyra roll of bread ...
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Etymology: perhaps by folk etymology from New Latin cholera morbus, literally, the disease cholera Date: circa 1823 bellyache
biographical name George 1732-1794 English dramatist
or German Kolmar geographical name commune NE France at E edge of Vosges Mountains population 64,889
abbreviation Colorado
— see col-
noun see colobus monkey
colobus monkey
noun Etymology: New Latin colobus, from Greek kolobos docked, mutilated, from kolos docked; probably akin to Greek klan to break — more at clast Date: 1866 any of various ...
transitive verb Date: 1965 to locate together; especially to place (two or more units) close together so as to share common facilities
noun Etymology: Latin colocynthis, from Greek kolokynthis Date: 1543 a Mediterranean and African herbaceous vine (Citrullus colocynthis) related to the watermelon; also its ...
abbreviation cologarithm
noun Date: 1881 the logarithm of the reciprocal of a number
noun Etymology: Cologne, Germany Date: 1814 1. a perfumed liquid composed of alcohol and fragrant oils 2. a cream or paste of cologne sometimes formed into a semisolid ...
or German Köln geographical name city W Germany in North Rhine-Westphalia on the Rhine population 956,690
adjective see cologne
geographical name — see bechar
geographical name commune N France, NW suburb of Paris population 79,058
geographical name country NW South America bordering on Caribbean Sea & Pacific Ocean capital Bogotá area 439,735 square miles (1,138,914 square kilometers), population ...
adjective or noun see Colombia
geographical name city & port capital of Sri Lanka population 615,000
also colone noun (plural colones) Etymology: Spanish colón, from Cristóbal Colón Christopher Columbus Date: 1916 — see money table
geographical name city & port N Panama on the Caribbean at entrance to Panama Canal population 54,469
I. noun (plural colons or cola) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin, from Greek kolon Date: 14th century the part of the large intestine that extends from the cecum to the ...
colon bacillus
noun Date: 1897 E. coli
Colón, Archipiélago de
geographical name — see galapagos islands
noun see colón
noun Etymology: alteration of coronel, from Middle French, modification of Old Italian colonnello column of soldiers, colonel, diminutive of colonna column, from Latin columna ...
Colonel Blimp
noun Etymology: Colonel Blimp, cartoon character created by David Low Date: 1937 a pompous person with out-of-date or ultraconservative views; broadly reactionary • ...
Colonel Blimpism
noun see Colonel Blimp
noun see colonel
I. adjective Date: 1768 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a colony 2. often capitalized of or relating to the original 13 colonies forming the United States: as a. ...
noun Date: 1853 1. the quality or state of being colonial 2. something characteristic of a colony 3. a. control by one power over a dependent area or people b. a ...
noun or adjective see colonialism
adjective see colonialism
transitive verb see colonial I
adverb see colonial I
noun see colonial I
I. adjective Date: 1884 of or relating to the colon of the intestine II. noun Date: 1939 irrigation of the colon ; enema
British variant of colonization
British variant of colonize
noun Date: 1701 1. a member or inhabitant of a colony 2. one that colonizes or settles in a new country
noun Date: 1766 an act or instance of colonizing • colonizationist noun
noun see colonization
verb (-nized; -nizing) Date: 1622 transitive verb 1. a. to establish a colony in or on or of b. to establish in a colony 2. to send illegal or irregularly ...
noun see colonize
noun Etymology: French, from Italian colonnato, from colonna column Date: 1718 a series of columns set at regular intervals and usually supporting the base of a roof ...
adjective see colonnade
noun see colonoscopy
noun (plural -pies) Date: 1926 endoscopic examination of the colon • colonoscope noun
noun (plural coloni) Etymology: Latin, literally, farmer Date: 1857 a free-born serf in the later Roman Empire who could sometimes own property but who was bound to the land ...
noun (plural -nies) Etymology: Middle English colonie, from Middle French & Latin; Middle French, from Latin colonia, from colonus farmer, colonist, from colere to cultivate — ...
colony-stimulating factor
noun Date: 1969 any of several glycoproteins that promote the differentiation of stem cells especially into blood granulocytes and macrophages and that stimulate their ...
noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek kolophōn summit, finishing touch; perhaps akin to Latin culmen top — more at hill Date: 1501 1. an inscription placed at the end of a ...
geographical name ancient city W Asia Minor in Lydia
noun (plural -nies) Etymology: Middle English colophonie, ultimately from Greek Kolophōn Colophon, an Ionian city Date: 14th century rosin
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English colour, from Anglo-French, from Latin color; akin to Latin celare to conceal — more at hell Date: 13th century 1. ...
color bar
noun Date: 1913 a barrier preventing persons of color from participating with whites in various activities — called also color line
color blindness
noun see color-blind
color filter
noun Date: 1900 filter 2b
color guard
noun Date: circa 1823 an honor guard for the colors of an organization
color line
noun see color bar
color phase
noun Date: 1927 1. a seasonally variant pelage color 2. a. a genetic variant manifested by the occurrence of a skin or pelage color unlike the wild type of the animal ...
color temperature
noun Date: 1916 the temperature at which a blackbody emits radiant energy competent to evoke a color the same as that evoked by radiant energy from a given source (as a lamp)
color wheel
noun Date: circa 1893 a circular diagram of the spectrum used to show the relationships between the colors
noun Date: 1800 one who carries a color or standard especially in a military parade or drill
adjective Date: 1853 1. affected with partial or total inability to distinguish one or more chromatic colors 2. insensitive, oblivious 3. not influenced by differences of ...
noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1964 abstract painting in which color is emphasized and form and surface are correspondingly de-emphasized
adjective Date: 14th century 1. seemingly valid or genuine 2. intended to deceive ; counterfeit • colorably adverb
adverb see colorable
adjective or noun see Colorado
geographical name 1. river 1450 miles (2334 kilometers) SW United States & NW Mexico rising in N Colorado & flowing SW into Gulf of California 2. river 600 miles (950 ...
Colorado blue spruce
noun Etymology: Colorado, state of the United States Date: 1897 blue spruce
Colorado Desert
geographical name desert SE California W of Colorado River
Colorado National Monument
geographical name reservation W Colorado W of Grand Junction containing many unusual erosion formations
Colorado Plateau
geographical name plateau SW United States W of Rocky Mountains in Colorado River basin in N Arizona, S & E Utah, W Colorado, & NW New Mexico
Colorado potato beetle
noun Date: 1874 a black-and-yellow striped beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata) that feeds on the leaves of the potato — called also potato beetle, potato bug
Colorado Springs
geographical name city central Colorado E of Pikes Peak population 360,890
adjective or noun see Colorado
noun Date: 1884 a substance used for coloring a material ; dye, pigment
noun Date: 1617 1. a. the state of being colored b. use or choice of colors (as by an artist) c. arrangement of colors
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: obsolete Italian, literally, coloring, from Late Latin, from Latin coloratus, past participle of colorare to color, from color Date: ...
adjective Date: 1946 selectively bred for the development of particular colors
adjective Date: 1959 relating to or affecting the colon and rectum
I. adjective Date: 14th century 1. having color 2. a. colorful b. marked by exaggeration or bias 3. a. sometimes offensive of a race other than the white; ...
noun see color II
adjective Date: 1916 having color that retains its original hue without fading or running • colorfastness noun
noun see colorfast
adjective Date: 1880 1. having striking colors 2. full of variety or interest • colorfully adverb • colorfulness noun
adverb see colorful
noun see colorful
adjective Date: 1676 capable of communicating color
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1872 an instrument or device for determining and specifying colors; specifically one used for chemical ...
adjective see colorimeter
adverb see colorimeter
noun see colorimeter
noun Date: 14th century 1. a. the act of applying colors b. something that produces color or color effects c. (1) the effect produced by applying or combining ...
coloring book
noun Date: 1931 a book of line drawings for coloring (as with crayons)
noun Date: 1686 one that colors or deals with color
adjective Date: 1883 1. of or relating to color or coloring 2. of or relating to timbre in music • coloristically adverb
adverb see coloristic
noun see colorize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1979 to add color to (a black-and-white film) by means of a computer • colorization noun
adjective Date: 14th century lacking color: as a. pallid, blanched b. dull, uninteresting • colorlessly adverb • colorlessness noun
adverb see colorless
noun see colorless
noun see colorpoint shorthair
colorpoint shorthair
noun Date: 1974 any of a breed of domestic cats of Siamese body type and coat pattern but occurring in different colors — called also colorpoint
noun Date: 1952 a color or arrangement of colors
geographical name ancient city SW central Asia Minor in SW Phrygia • Colossian adjective or noun
adjective Date: 1712 1. of, relating to, or resembling a colossus 2. of a bulk, extent, power, or effect approaching or suggesting the stupendous or incredible 3. of an ...
adverb see colossal
noun Etymology: Medieval Latin, from Latin, neuter of colosseus colossal, from colossus Date: circa 1715 1. capitalized an amphitheater built in Rome in the first century ...
adjective or noun see Colossae
noun plural but singular in construction a letter written by St. Paul to the Christians of Colossae and included as a book in the New Testament — see bible table
noun (plural colossi) Etymology: Latin, from Greek kolossos Date: 14th century 1. a statue of gigantic size and proportions 2. a person or thing of immense size or power
noun (plural -mies) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary 2col- + -stomy Date: 1888 surgical formation of an artificial anus by connecting the colon to an opening in ...
adjective see colostrum
noun Etymology: Latin, beestings Date: 1577 milk secreted for a few days after parturition and characterized by high protein and antibody content • colostral adjective
chiefly British variant of color
noun Date: circa 1846 a colporteur's work
noun Etymology: French, alteration of Middle French comporteur, from comporter to bear, peddle Date: 1796 a peddler of religious books
noun Etymology: Greek kolpos hollow, bosom, vagina, womb + English -scope — more at gulf Date: 1937 a magnifying instrument designed to facilitate visual inspection of the ...
noun see colposcope
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Swedish dialect kult half-grown pig Date: before 12th century 1. a. foal; especially a male foal b. a young ...
adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. not subjected to discipline b. frisky, playful 2. of, relating to, or resembling a colt • coltishly adverb • coltishness ...
adverb see coltish
noun see coltish
geographical name city SW California S of San Bernardino population 47,662
biographical name John William 1926-1967 American jazz musician
noun (plural coltsfoots) Date: 14th century any of various plants with large rounded leaves resembling the foot of a colt; especially a perennial composite herb (Tussilago ...
noun Etymology: ultimately from Latin colubra snake Date: 1887 any of a large cosmopolitan family (Colubridae) of chiefly nonvenomous snakes • colubrid adjective
adjective Date: circa 1528 1. of, relating to, or resembling a snake 2. of or relating to colubrids ; colubrid
noun (plural -gos) Etymology: perhaps from a language of the Philippines Date: 1702 flying lemur
biographical name Padraic 1881-1972 American (Irish-born) writer
Irish Colum or Columcille biographical name Saint circa 521-597 Irish missionary in Scotland
noun (plural columbaria) Etymology: Latin, literally, dovecote, from columba dove Date: 1846 1. a structure of vaults lined with recesses for cinerary urns 2. a recess in a ...
I. noun Etymology: New Latin, from Christopher Columbus Date: 1775 the United States II. geographical name 1. river 1214 miles (1953 kilometers) SW Canada & NW United ...
Columbia Plateau
geographical name plateau E Washington, E Oregon, & SW Idaho in Columbia River basin
Columbia, Cape
geographical name cape N Canada on Ellesmere Island; northernmost point of Canada, at 83°07′N
Columbia, District of
geographical name — see District of Columbia
adjective Date: 1757 of or relating to the United States or to Christopher Columbus
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin columbina, from Latin, feminine of columbinus like a dove, from columba dove; akin to Old High German ...
noun Etymology: Italian Colombina Date: 1719 the saucy sweetheart of Harlequin in comedy and pantomime
noun Etymology: New Latin columbium Date: 1805 a black mineral consisting mostly of iron and niobium
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Columbia Date: 1801 niobium
I. biographical name Christopher Italian Christoforo Colombo Spanish Cristóbal Colón 1451-1506 Genoese navigator & explorer for Spain II. geographical name 1. city W ...
Columbus Day
noun Date: 1893 1. October 12 formerly observed as a legal holiday in many states of the United States in commemoration of the landing of Columbus in the Bahamas in 1492 2. ...
biographical name see Columba
noun (plural columellae) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, diminutive of columna Date: circa 1755 1. the central column or axis of a spiral univalve shell 2. a. the ...
adjective see columella
noun Etymology: Middle English columne, from Anglo-French columpne, from Latin columna, from columen top; akin to Latin collis hill — more at hill Date: 15th century 1. a. ...
adjective Date: 1728 1. of, relating to, resembling, or characterized by columns 2. of, relating to, being, or composed of tall narrow somewhat cylindrical or prismatic ...
adjective see column
noun Etymology: probably from intercolumniation Date: 1592 the employment or the arrangement of columns in a structure
noun Date: 1920 one who writes a newspaper or magazine column • columnistic adjective
adjective see columnist
geographical name river 375 miles (603 kilometers) N Alaska flowing NE into Beaufort Sea
Colwyn Bay
geographical name town N Wales on Irish Sea population 26,278
noun Etymology: French, from Dutch koolzaad, from Middle Dutch coolsaet, from coole cabbage + saet seed Date: 1712 1. rape I 2. rapeseed
abbreviation 1. comedy; comic 2. comma 3. commercial organization
or col- or con- prefix Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin, with, together, thoroughly — more at co- with ; together ; jointly — usually com- before b, ...
I. noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek kōma deep sleep Date: 1646 1. a state of profound unconsciousness caused by disease, injury, or poison 2. a state of mental or ...
Coma Berenices
noun Etymology: Latin (genitive Comae Berenices), literally, Berenice's hair Date: 1616 a constellation north of Virgo and between Boötes and Leo
noun Date: circa 1934 one that participates in an agreement; specifically one who stands to meet a financial obligation in the event of the maker's default
noun (plural Comanche or Comanches) Etymology: American Spanish, from Southern Paiute kɨmmanciŋwɨ Shoshones, strangers Date: 1806 1. a member of an American Indian people ...
noun Date: 1576 companion
adjective see coma II
adjective Etymology: French comateux, from Greek kōmat-, kōma Date: 1755 1. of, resembling, or affected with coma 2. characterized by lethargic inertness ; torpid
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English camb; akin to Old High German kamb comb, Greek gomphos tooth Date: before 12th century 1. a. a toothed instrument used ...
comb jelly
noun Date: circa 1889 ctenophore
noun Date: 1980 an arrangement of hair on a balding man in which hair from the side of the head is combed over the bald spot
I. noun Etymology: Anglo-French, from combatre to attack, fight, from Vulgar Latin *combattere, from Latin com- + battuere to beat Date: 1546 1. a fight or contest between ...
combat fatigue
noun Date: 1943 post-traumatic stress disorder under wartime conditions (as combat) that cause intense stress — called also battle fatigue, shell shock
noun Date: 15th century one that is engaged in or ready to engage in combat • combatant adjective
adjective Date: 1826 marked by eagerness to fight or contend • combatively adverb • combativeness noun
adverb see combative
noun see combative
also coombe or coomb noun Etymology: Middle English coumbe, cumbe, from Old English cumb, of Celtic origin; akin to Welsh cwm valley Date: before 12th century 1. British a ...
adjective see comb I
noun Date: 1665 1. one that combs 2. a long curling wave of the sea
adjective see combine I
noun Usage: often attributive Date: 14th century 1. a. a result or product of combining; especially an alliance of individuals, corporations, or states united to achieve a ...
combination shot
noun Date: circa 1909 a shot in pool in which a ball is pocketed by an object ball
adjective see combination
adjective Date: 1855 1. tending or able to combine 2. resulting from combination
adjective Date: 1818 1. of, relating to, or involving combinations 2. of or relating to the arrangement of, operation on, and selection of discrete mathematical elements ...
adverb see combinatorial
noun plural but singular in construction Date: 1941 combinatorial mathematics
adjective Date: 1647 combinative
I. verb (combined; combining) Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French combiner, from Late Latin combinare, from Latin com- + bini two by two — more at bin- Date: 15th ...
noun Date: 1935 a skiing competition combining two separate events (as downhill race and a slalom race)
noun see combine I
variant of coaming
combing wool
noun Date: 1757 long-staple strong-fibered wool found suitable for combing and used especially in the manufacture of worsteds
noun plural Date: 1614 loose hair removed by a comb
combining form
noun Date: 1884 a linguistic form that occurs only in compounds or derivatives and can be distinguished descriptively from an affix by its ability to occur as one immediate ...
adjective see comb I
noun (plural combos) Etymology: combination + 1-o Date: 1921 1. a usually small jazz or dance band 2. combination
verb Etymology: Latin combustus, past participle of comburere to burn up, irregular from com- + urere to burn — more at ember Date: 15th century burn
noun see combustible
adjective Date: 1529 1. capable of combustion 2. easily excited • combustibility noun • combustible noun • combustibly adverb
adverb see combustible
noun Date: 15th century 1. an act or instance of burning 2. a usually rapid chemical process (as oxidation) that produces heat and usually light; also a slower oxidation (as ...
combustion chamber
noun see combustor
adjective see combustion
noun Date: 1945 a chamber (as in a gas turbine or a jet engine) in which combustion occurs — called also combustion chamber
abbreviation command
abbreviation commanding
abbreviation commander
abbreviation commandant
I. verb (came; come; coming) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English cuman; akin to Old High German queman to come, Latin venire, Greek bainein to walk, go Date: before ...
come a cropper
phrasal to fail completely
come about
intransitive verb Date: 14th century 1. happen 2. to change direction 3. to shift to a new tack
come across
I. phrasal to meet, find, or encounter especially by chance II. intransitive verb Date: 1878 1. to give over or furnish something demanded; especially to pay over money ...
come again
phrasal repeat; also to speak further — used as an interrogative
come along
intransitive verb Date: 1559 1. to accompany someone who leads the way 2. to make progress 3. to make an appearance
come around
intransitive verb Date: 1807 1. come round 2. menstruate
come back
intransitive verb Date: 1850 1. to return to life or vitality 2. to return to memory
come by
verb Date: 14th century transitive verb to get possession of ; acquire intransitive verb to make a visit
come clean
phrasal to tell the whole story ; confess
come down
intransitive verb Date: 14th century 1. to lose or fall in estate or condition 2. a. to pass by tradition b. to pass from a usually high source 3. to place ...
come in
intransitive verb Date: 13th century 1. a. to arrive on a scene b. to become available 2. to place among those finishing 3. a. to function in an indicated ...
come in for
phrasal to become subject to
come into
phrasal to acquire as a possession or achievement
come into one's own
phrasal to achieve one's potential; also to gain recognition
come of age
phrasal to reach maturity
come off
verb Date: 1596 intransitive verb 1. a. to acquit oneself ; fare b. appear, seem 2. succeed 3. happen, occur transitive verb to have recently completed ...
come off it
phrasal to cease foolish or pretentious talk or behavior
come on
intransitive verb Date: 15th century 1. a. to advance by degrees b. to begin by degrees 2. a. please — used in cajoling or pleading b. — used ...
come out
intransitive verb Date: 13th century 1. a. to come into public view ; make a public appearance b. to become evident 2. to declare oneself especially in public ...
come out with
phrasal 1. to give expression to 2. publish

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