butternut

Butternut


– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. oily egg-shaped nut of an American tree of the walnut family (context:food)
    2. North American walnut tree having light-brown wood and edible nuts; source of a light-brown dye (context:plant)

butternut

buttress

Buttress


– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. a support usually of stone or brick; supports the wall of a building (context:artifact)
  • (verb)
    1. make stronger or defensible (context:change)
    2. reinforce with a buttress (context:change)


– Sample : “buttress”

  • Buttress the church
  • buttress your thesis
buttress

buy time

Buy time


– definition :

  • (verb)
    1. act so as to delay an event or action in order to gain an advantage (context:change)

buy time

by choice

By choice


– definition :

  • (adverb)
    1. with intention; in an intentional manner (context:all)


– Sample : “by choice”

  • I did this by choice
  • he used that word intentionally
by choice

butylene

Butylene


– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. any of three isomeric hydrocarbons C4H8; all used in making synthetic rubbers (context:substance)

butylene

buzz

Buzz


– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. a confusion of activity and gossip (context:act)
    2. sound of rapid vibration (context:event)
  • (verb)
    1. call with a buzzer (context:communication)
    2. fly low (context:motion)
    3. make a buzzing sound (context:perception)
    4. be noisy with activity (context:stative)


– Sample : “buzz”

  • Planes buzzed the crowds in the square
  • This office is buzzing with activity
  • bees were buzzing around the hive
  • he buzzed the servant
  • the buzz of a bumble bee
  • the buzz of excitement was so great that a formal denial was issued
buzz

by memory

By memory


– definition :

  • (adverb)
    1. by committing to memory (context:all)


– Sample : “by memory”

  • she knew the poem by heart
by memory