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  1. life form

    • noun

      any living thing:
    • noun

      a set of crystal faces defined according to their relationship to the crystal axes.
    • noun

      a word or lexical unit that is dependent for its meaning on reference to some other part of the context or sentence in which it occurs, for example, a pronoun replacing a noun or noun phrase, or a verb replacing a clause, such as do in she likes chocolate and so do I.
    • noun

      that part of the drag on an airfoil that arises from its shape. It varies according to the angle of attack and can be decreased by streamlining.
    • adjective

      denoting or relating to content of a type that is lengthy, especially a type of journalism characterized by long or in-depth articles:
    • noun

      a linguistic element used in combination with another element to form a word (e.g., Anglo- ‘English’ in Anglo-American, bio- ‘life’ in biology, -graphy ‘writing’ in biography).
    • noun

      a class of linguistic forms with grammatical or syntactic features in common; a part of speech or subset of a part of speech.
    • noun

      a type of composition in three sections (exposition, development, and recapitulation) in which two themes or subjects are explored according to set key relationships. It forms the basis for much classical music, including the sonata, symphony, and concerto:
    • noun

      the abstract form in which an argument or proposition may be expressed in logical terms, as distinct from its particular content.
    • (of an athlete or sports team) not playing or performing well
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