English - English Dictionary

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major surgeryany surgical procedure that involves anesthesia or respiratory assistance
variola majora type of smallpox virus that has a fatality rate of up to 25 percent
variola major virusa type of smallpox virus that has a fatality rate of up to 25 percent
sergeant majorlarge blue-gray black-striped damselfish; nearly worldwide
major suit(bridge) a suit of superior scoring value, either spades or hearts
major tranquilizertranquilizer used to treat psychotic conditions when a calming effect is desired
major tranquillizertranquilizer used to treat psychotic conditions when a calming effect is desired
major tranquillisertranquilizer used to treat psychotic conditions when a calming effect is desired
majoritythe property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part; "the majority of his customers prefer it"; "the bulk of the work is finished"
labia majorathe two outer folds of the vulva
pectoralis majora skeletal muscle that adducts and rotates the arm
musculus pectoralis majora skeletal muscle that adducts and rotates the arm
rhomboideus major musclerhomboid muscle that draws the scapula toward the spinal column
musculus rhomboideus majorrhomboid muscle that draws the scapula toward the spinal column
teres majorteres muscle that moves the arm and rotates it medially
teres major muscleteres muscle that moves the arm and rotates it medially
musculus teres majorteres muscle that moves the arm and rotates it medially
majority rulethe doctrine that the numerical majority of an organized group can make decisions binding on the whole group
majorthe principal field of study of a student at a university; "her major is linguistics"
major axisthe longest axis of an ellipse or ellipsoid; passes through the two foci
semimajor axisone-half the major axis of an ellipse; the distance from the center of an ellipse to one end
major form classany of the parts of speech of traditional grammar
majority opinionthe opinion joined by a majority of the court (generally known simply as `the opinion'')
major premisethe premise of a syllogism that contains the major term (which is the predicate of the conclusion)
major premissthe premise of a syllogism that contains the major term (which is the predicate of the conclusion)