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  • industry) a method of closing an oil well, by drilling a relief well to the bottom of the borehole of the blown-out well, and pumping in heavy drilling fluid
    634 bytes (77 words) - 18:56, 28 April 2016
  • stomach, easily digested easy in mind, light-hearted causing easiness or relief well, in good health, healthy unimpeded, without attendance or a retinue short
    3 KB (265 words) - 22:16, 16 March 2016
  • compensation to; to relieve of anything unjust or oppressive; to bestow relief upon. Dryden 'Tis thine, O king! the afflicted to redress. Byron Will Gaul
    4 KB (451 words) - 20:39, 25 April 2016
  • steam-powered or not. (baseball) A relief pitcher. Historically meant only a man, now used to refer to female firefighters as well. In modern usage, the gender-inclusive
    4 KB (196 words) - 19:45, 21 May 2016
  • minkä vuoksi huokaisin helpotuksesta. Everything went well for which I let out a sigh of relief. Se oli paras elokuva, minkä vuoksi olen valvonut. It
    1 KB (130 words) - 23:02, 21 January 2016
  • grace. She dealt with the faculty with combined authority and ease. Relief, an end to discomfort, particularly: For usage examples of this term, see
    10 KB (707 words) - 17:22, 1 May 2016
  • hyvin, mikä oli suuri helpotus. Ultimately, everything went well which was a great relief. (2) Se on parasta, mitä minulle on koskaan tapahtunut. It/That
    2 KB (163 words) - 19:11, 25 April 2016
  • (law) A legal tradition that deals with remedies other than monetary relief, such as injunctions, divorces and similar actions. Macaulay Equity had
    5 KB (277 words) - 16:50, 14 March 2016
  • themselves so compromised by his hoverings that they could only consider with relief the fact of nobody's knowing. An abnormal rapid pulsation of the heart
    6 KB (467 words) - 16:46, 25 April 2016
  • could not ease the pain, so he titrated to 10mg which brought him immediate relief. to ascertain the concentration of a solution titer titre titration
    2 KB (159 words) - 19:32, 25 April 2016
  • two former Yankees because Rich Gossage pitched one scoreless inning in relief of Eckersley to notch his first victory. (slang) To delight or overwhelm
    6 KB (415 words) - 15:00, 3 May 2016
  • Writer, Subplot, a story line enclosed within the principal story to provide relief from the main plot's tension, add character dimension, etc. 1998: Stephen
    3 KB (361 words) - 16:59, 25 April 2016
  • Chapter VI: Lost!, A lost dog? — Yes. No succoring cohort surges to the relief. A gang of boys, perhaps, may give chase, but assuredly not in kindness
    6 KB (527 words) - 14:36, 25 April 2016
  • to mitigate his sorrow; and when one is very young, one can find great relief in the lively antics of a black kitten. (transitive) To downplay. Particularly
    5 KB (327 words) - 06:13, 9 May 2016
  • April 5, Barbara Thompson, “Sister Barbara Thompson, Second Counselor, Relief Society”, in Deseret News[1]: Scriptures, Family Home Evening, and family
    1 KB (120 words) - 19:31, 27 April 2016
  • category of English "common law" petitions that request monetary relief, as opposed to relief in forms other than a monetary judgment; compare to "equity"
    21 KB (732 words) - 14:02, 23 May 2016
  • alternative bases of remedial relief. Preëmpt is an older, mostly obsolete spelling. The use of diaeresis in preëmpt (as well as coördinate, etc.) to indicate
    2 KB (310 words) - 17:29, 25 April 2016
  • textbook. 1997, Alexander De Waal, Famine crimes: politics and the disaster relief industry in Africa‎ It was a textbook case of how prompt government action
    8 KB (316 words) - 15:59, 16 March 2016
  • utter another word! (transitive) To use the voice Sally uttered a sigh of relief. The dog uttered a growling bark. (transitive) To make speech sounds which
    10 KB (564 words) - 22:29, 25 April 2016
  • tinder, sometimes impregnated with sulphur; a match. 1829, Society for Relief of the Destitute Sick (Edinburgh), Report, page 7, At present, her only
    7 KB (504 words) - 00:28, 26 April 2016

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