n. - act of acknowledging.
- a thing given or done in gratitude. B letter confirming receipt of something.
- (usu. In pl.) Author's statement of gratitude, prefacing a book.
n. - system for regulating the humidity, ventilation, and temperature in a building.
- apparatus for this. air-conditioned adj.
n. Warship carrying and used as a base for aircraft.
adj. Last but two.
adj. Regarding mankind as the centre of existence. [greek anthropos man]
n. Degeneration of the arteries caused by a build-up of fatty deposits. [greek athere groats]
n. (pl. Attorneys-general) chief legal officer in some countries.
n. Wrestling with few holds barred.
n. A vitamin (d3) produced by the action of sunlight on a steroid in the skin. [from *choler, *calciferol]
n. Fanciful or ideal place. [translation of greek nephelokokkugia in aristophanes' birds]