1. measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time

    Synonyms : time
    Type Of : quantify, measure
    Examples :
    • he clocked the runners
  2. a timepiece that shows the time of day

    Type Of : timepiece, timekeeper, horologe


  1. of the color of cream

    Examples :
    • creamy translucent pebbles
  2. thick like cream


  1. the act of removing solid particles from a liquid

    Synonyms : clearing
    Type Of : improvement
  2. an interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding

    Synonyms : elucidation, illumination
    Type Of : interpretation
    Examples :
    • the professor's clarification helped her to understand the textbook

credit card

  1. a card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered

    Synonyms : charge card, charge plate, plastic
    Type Of : revolving credit, open-end credit, charge account credit, positive identification


  1. the temporal property of two things happening at the same time

    Synonyms : co-occurrence, concurrence, conjunction
    Type Of : simultaneousness, simultaneity
    Examples :
    • the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable
  2. an event that might have been arranged although it was really accidental

    Synonyms : happenstance
    Type Of : accident, fortuity, chance event, stroke
  3. the quality of occupying the same position or area in space

    Type Of : position, spatial relation
    Examples :
    • he waited for the coincidence of the target and the cross hairs


  1. without interruption

    Synonyms : always, forever, incessantly, perpetually
    Examples :
    • the world is constantly changing
  2. without variation or change, in every case

    Synonyms : always, invariably
    Examples :
    • constantly kind and gracious

compact car

  1. a small and economical car

    Synonyms : compact
    Type Of : auto, automobile, car, machine, motorcar


  1. an instrumentality that connects

    Synonyms : connecter, connection, connective, connexion
    Type Of : instrumentation, instrumentality
    Examples :
    • he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers


  1. without respect; in a disdainful manner

    Synonyms : contemptuously, disdainfully, scornfully


  1. any substance that produces cancer

    Type Of : substance