The 17th element of the periodic table. Chlorine is found in many important chemicals, such as table salt, bleach, and hydrochloric acid. It is often…


solicitation designed to sell some commodity or service, or else promote some political position, organization, or person

vision, visionary experience

religious or mystical experience of a supernatural appearance, distinct from {'ergh} 'hallucinate', {jal} 'imagine', and {jorchan} 'view, scenery, landscape'


preparations applied externally to change or enhance the beauty of skin, hair, nails, lips, and eyes, sometimes in the context of a dramatic performance (such…

asymptote [mathematics]

A line (or sometimes a curve) that continually approaches a given curve but does not meet it at any infinite distance.


The 10th element of the periodic table. A noble gas that is almost completely inert. Most famously used in neon signs, but also in the…

ember, hot coal

A glowing piece of coal or wood or any other burning material that constitutes fuel for a fire.


A large controlled outdoor fire lit to celebrate something, as a signal, or to burn unwanted items.

motto, slogan

A distinctive phrase of a person or a group of people such as an element in heraldry or for a movement, a political party, a…

idiom, idiomatic expression

An established phrasal expression whose meaning may not be deducible from the literal meanings of its component words.