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cylinder
1. A hollow or solid object shaped like a tube or pipe.
2. The chamber in which a piston moves back and forth, as in an engine or pump.
gauge
1. A standard or scale of measurement.
2. Any of a large number of devices or instruments used in making measurements or indicating measured values.
circuit
1. A closed path through which an electric current flows or may flow.
2. A connection of electrical or electronic parts or devices intended to accomplish some purpose.
guarantee
A promise or assurance, such as one given by a manufacturer as to the quality or durability of a product.
vacuum
To clean with a vacuum cleaner.
livelihood
A persons means of support; a living.
nuisance
A source of inconvenience; a bother.
prior
Preceding in time or order.
consequence
Something that follows from an action or condition; result.
tongue
A fleshy, muscular organ, attached in most vertebrates to the bottom of the mouth, that is the main organ of taste, moves to aid in chewing and swallowing, and, in human beings, acts in speech.
asthma
A chronic disease that is often allergy-related. Its chief symptom is tightness of the chest with coughing and difficulty in breathing.
tortoise
A turtle, especially one that lives on land.
biscuit
1. A small, flaky cake of bread leavened with baking powder or soda.
2. A cookie.
beige
Light grayish or yellowish brown.
scholar
A person of great learning.
campaign
Organized activity to attain some political, social, or commercial goal.
bureau
A chest of drawers.
bough
A large branch of a tree.
emperor
A male ruler of an empire.
raspberry
A sweet, many-seeded berry that grows on a prickly plant with long, wooden stems.
carburetor
A part of a gasoline engine that vaporizes or atomizes the gasoline and mixes it with air in such a way that it will burn properly.
quandary
A condition of uncertainly or doubt; a dilemma.
gaiety
The condidtion of being gay or merry; cheerfulness.
meringue
A mixture of stiffly beaten egg whites, and sugar, often used as a topping for cakes and pies.
bayou
A sluggish, marshy body of water connected with a river or lake and common in the southern United States.