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  1. straight
    IPA[strāt]
  2. adjective

    adverb

    noun

    • 1. a part of something that is not curved or bent, especially a section of a racetrack:

      he pulled away in the straight to win by half a second
    • 2. a form or position that is not curved or bent:

      the rod flew back to the straight
    • 3. (in poker) a continuous sequence of five cards.

    • 4. a conventional person.

    • 5. a heterosexual person.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: straight, plural noun: straights

    • adjective

      extending or moving uniformly in one direction only; without a curve or bend:

      (of hair) not curly or wavy.

    • adverb

      in a straight line; directly:

      with no delay or diversion; directly or immediately:

    • noun

      a part of something that is not curved or bent, especially a straight section of a racecourse:

      a form or position that is not curved or bent:

    • noun

      an internal combustion engine with six cylinders in line.

      a vehicle with an engine with six cylinders in line.

    • unmixed; unadulterated

      truthfully; honestly

    • adjective

      completely straight:
    • adverb

      directly:
    • adjective

      containing, characterized by, or relating to straight lines or motion in a straight line:

      relating to a method of depreciation allocating a given percentage of the cost of an asset each year for a fixed period.

    • adjective

      honest and trustworthy:

      truly so called; genuine:

    • noun

      an honest and forthright person:
    • noun

      a straight-backed side chair.
    • noun

      an angle of 180°.
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