In the United States, the term rubberneck is most often used to describe drivers slowing down to look at a car accident as they pass it. … The term rubberneck carries a slightly negative connotation, especially when related to an accident. Why do they call it rubbernecking? Etymology. The termRead More →

1a : permission, liberty, or ability to enter, approach, or pass to and from a place or to approach or communicate with a person or thing Investigators wanted to get access to his home. How do you assess a situation? Assessing Situations Notice an occurrence out of the ordinary. DecideRead More →

The past tense of lead is led — spelled L-E-D. The tour guide led visitors through the museum. Whats led means? In the simplest terms, a light-emitting diode (LED) is a semiconductor device that emits light when an electric current is passed through it. Light is produced when the particlesRead More →

Using the hyphen after “two” and with a space after it makes the phrase understood to mean “two-week-long and three-week-long”, but is less wordy. Does year long have a hyphen? one year-long stay means one stay which lasted a year. one-year-long stay refers to a group of stays which lastRead More →

: a group or arrangement of eight especially : a group of eight figures representing consecutive powers of ten in ancient mathematical notation. What do you mean by decades? : a period of 10 years especially : a 10-year period beginning with a year ending in 0. See the fullRead More →

If you call someone a pig, you think that they are unpleasant in some way, especially that they are greedy or unkind. These guys destroyed the company. Why pig is a slang? In 1874, a slang dictionary published in London listed the definition of pig as “a policeman, an informer.Read More →

English Language Learners Definition of red-hot : glowing red because of being very hot. : extremely hot. : very active or successful. What does Brabant mean in English? British Dictionary definitions for Brabant Brabant. / (brəˈbænt) / noun. a former duchy of W Europe: divided when Belgium became independent (1830),Read More →

noun. the chest or breast of a person, esp the female breasts. the part of a woman’s dress, coat, etc, that covers the chest. a protective centre or partthe bosom of the family. What is another word for menthol? In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions,Read More →

1 : a lustrous rainbowlike play of color caused by differential refraction of light waves (as from an oil slick, soap bubble, or fish scales) that tends to change as the angle of view changes. 2 : a lustrous or attractive quality or effect. Is iridescence a color? Iridescence (alsoRead More →

: the floor of a sea or ocean : seabed The Earth’s crust, in this view, is divided into several immense plates that make up the continents and seafloors, and that all float on a hot, plastic, subterranean “mantle.”— Walter Sullivan. What does it mean if someone is a hardRead More →