Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key


Play button


Play button




Click to flip

13 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
NUMBER table

2 : the ninth in a set or series <wears a nine>

3 : something having nine units or members: as a capitalized : the nine Muses b : a baseball team c : the first or last nine holes of an 18-hole golf course
- nine adjective
- nine pronoun, plural in construction
- to the nines 1 : to perfection 2 : in a highly elaborate or showy manner <dressed to the nines>
Function: noun
domestic hollowware made of or plated with gold, silver, or base metals

b : a shallow usually circular vessel from which food is eaten or served

c (1) : a quantity to fill a plate : PLATEFUL (2) : a main course served on a plate (3) : food and service supplied to one person <a dinner at $10 a plate>

a smooth flat thin piece of material
b (1) : forged, rolled, or cast metal in sheets usually thicker than 1/4 inch (6 millimeters) (2) : a very thin layer of metal deposited on a surface of base metal by plating

c : one of the broad metal pieces used in armor;
1 a : a series of usually metal links or rings connected to or fitted into one another and used for various purposes (as support, restraint, transmission of mechanical power, or measurement)

b : a series of links used or worn as an ornament or insignia

Pronunciation: (nIn), [key]
1. a cardinal number, eight plus one.
2. a symbol for this number, as 9 or IX.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
4. a baseball team.
5. a playing card with nine pips.
6. dressed to the nines, looking one's best; dressed smartly, splendidly, etc.: All the girls were dressed to the nines for the party.
7. the Nine,the Muses.

amounting to nine in number.
Pronunciation: (plAt), [key]
?n., v., plat?ed, plat?ing.

1. a shallow, usually circular dish, often of earthenware or porcelain, from which food is eaten.
2. the contents of such a dish; plateful.
3. an entire course of a meal served on such a dish: I had the vegetable plate for lunch.
4. the food and service for one person, as at a banquet, fund-raising dinner, or the like: The wedding breakfast cost $20 a plate.
5. household dishes, utensils, etc., of metal plated with gold or silver.
6. household dishes, utensils, etc., made of gold or silver.
7. a dish, as of metal or wood, used for collecting offerings, as in a church.
8. a thin, flat sheet or piece of metal or other material, esp. of uniform thickness.
9. metal in such sheets.
10. a flat, polished piece of metal on which something may be or is engraved.
11. See license plate.
1. either side of the face below the eye and above the jaw.

2. the side wall of the mouth between the upper and lower jaws.
1. Anat., Zool.the part of the central nervous system enclosed in the cranium of humans and other vertebrates, consisting of a soft, convoluted mass of gray and white matter and serving to control and coordinate the mental and physical actions.

3. Sometimes, brains. (used with a pl. v.) understanding; intellectual power; intelligence.
4. the brain as the center of thought, understanding, etc.; mind; intellect.
5. brains, Slang.a member of a group who is regarded as its intellectual leader or planner: The junior partner is the brains of the firm.
6. Informal.a very intelligent or brilliant person.
?v., left, leav?ing.

1. to go out of or away from, as a place: to leave the house.
2. to depart from permanently; quit: to leave a job.
3. to let remain or have remaining behind after going, disappearing, ceasing, etc.: I left my wallet home. The wound left a scar.
4. to allow to remain in the same place, condition, etc.: Is there any coffee left?
5. to let stay or be as specified: to leave a door unlocked.
6. to let (a person or animal) remain in a position to do something without interference: We left him to his work.
7. to let (a thing) remain for action or decision: We left the details to the lawyer.
Pronunciation: (brEf), [key]
?adj., -er, -est,
?n., v.

1. lasting or taking a short time; of short duration: a brief walk; a brief stay in the country.

2. using few words; concise; succinct: a brief report on weather conditions.

3. abrupt or curt.
?adj. -er, -est,
?adv., n.

1. without a bend, angle, or curve; not curved; direct: a straight path.
2. exactly vertical or horizontal; in a perfectly vertical or horizontal plane: a straight table.
3. (of a line) generated by a point moving at a constant velocity with respect to another point.
4. evenly or uprightly formed or set: straight shoulders.
5. without circumlocution; frank; candid: straight speaking.
6. honest, honorable, or upright, as
conduct, dealings, methods, or persons.
7. in the proper order or condition: Things are straight now.
food known from ancient times and consisting of the curd of milk separated from the whey.
1. a narrow beam of light.
2. a gleam or slight manifestation: a ray of hope.
3. a raylike line or stretch of something.
4. light or radiance.
5. a line of sight.
?n., v., dreamed or dreamt, dream?ing,

1. a succession of images, thoughts, or emotions passing through the mind during sleep.
2. the sleeping state in which this occurs.
3. an object seen in a dream.
4. an involuntary vision occurring to a person when awake.