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  • 1 Main — (m[=a]n), a. [From {Main} strength, possibly influenced by OF. maine, magne, great, L. magnus. Cf. {Magnate}.] 1. Very or extremely strong. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] That current with main fury ran. Daniel. [1913 Webster] 2. Vast; huge. [Obs.] The… …

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  • 2 Main — Main, n. [AS. m[ae]gen strength, power, force; akin to OHG. magan, Icel. megin, and to E. may, v. [root]103. See {May}, v.] 1. Strength; force; might; violent effort. [Obs., except in certain phrases.] [1913 Webster] There were in this battle of… …

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  • 3 main — (m[=a]n), n. [F. main hand, L. manus. See {Manual}.] 1. A hand or match at dice. Prior. Thackeray. [1913 Webster] 2. A stake played for at dice. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. The largest throw in a match at dice; a throw at dice within given… …

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  • 4 Main — Main, adv. [See {Main}, a.] Very; extremely; as, main heavy. I m main dry. Foote. [Obs. or Low] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 MAIN — s. f. Partie du corps humain, qui est à l extrémité du bras, qui s étend depuis le poignet jusqu au bout des doigts, et que sa conformation rend propre à toute sorte d actions et d ouvrages. La main droite. La main gauche. Le creux, le dedans, la …

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  • 6 MAIN — n. f. Partie du corps humain qui est à l’extrémité du bras, qui s’étend depuis le poignet jusqu’au bout des doigts, qui sert à la préhension, qui est le principal organe du toucher et que sa conformation rend propre à toute sorte d’actions et… …

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  • 7 Main — For the Wikipedia website front page, see Main Page. For the Wikipedia main namespace, see Help:Namespace. Main may refer to: Main (river), a major river and tributary of the Rhine in Germany Main River (Chukotka), a river in Far Eastern Siberia… …

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  • 8 main — I. noun Etymology: in sense 1, from Middle English, from Old English mǣgen; akin to Old High German magan strength, Old English magan to be able; in other senses, from 2main or by shortening more at may Date: before 12th century 1. physical… …

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  • 9 Main — geographical name river 325 miles (523 kilometers) S central Germany rising in N Bavaria in the Fichtelgebirge & flowing W into the Rhine …

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  • 10 Main Street — in Salinas, California For other uses, see Main Street (disambiguation). Main Street is the metonym for a generic street name (and often the official name) of the primary retail street of a village, tow …

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  • 11 Main-Neckar Railway — (Main Neckar Bahn) Route number: 650 Line number: 3601 Line length: 87.5 km (54.4 mi) Gauge …

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  • 12 Main–Weser Railway — Main Weser Railway (Main Weser Bahn) Route number: 614.9 (RegioTram to Treysa) 620 (Kassel–Gießen) 630 (Gießen–Frankfurt) 645.6 (S Bahn to Friedberg) Line number: 3900 Line lengt …

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  • 13 Main (river) — Main The Main River in Würzburg Position …

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  • 14 Main Street District, Dallas, Texas — Main Street District A long exposure of Main Street, from east of Akard …

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  • 15 Main Navy and Munitions Buildings — Main Navy Building (foreground) and the Munitions Building were temporary structures built during World War I on the National Mall The Main Navy and Munitions Buildings were constructed in 1918 along Constitution Avenue (then known as B Street) …

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  • 16 Main Railway — Route number: 471/645.8/645.9 Line number: 3520 Line length: 37.5 km (23.3 mi) Gauge: 1,435 mm (4 ft  …

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  • 17 Main Street Complex — (The Mansion in foreground; Main Street offices in background) Location Voorhees, New Jersey, USA Opening date September 30, 1988 …

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  • 18 Main beam — Main Main (m[=a]n), a. [From {Main} strength, possibly influenced by OF. maine, magne, great, L. magnus. Cf. {Magnate}.] 1. Very or extremely strong. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] That current with main fury ran. Daniel. [1913 Webster] 2. Vast; huge.… …

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  • 19 Main boom — Main Main (m[=a]n), a. [From {Main} strength, possibly influenced by OF. maine, magne, great, L. magnus. Cf. {Magnate}.] 1. Very or extremely strong. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] That current with main fury ran. Daniel. [1913 Webster] 2. Vast; huge.… …

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  • 20 Main brace — Main Main (m[=a]n), a. [From {Main} strength, possibly influenced by OF. maine, magne, great, L. magnus. Cf. {Magnate}.] 1. Very or extremely strong. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] That current with main fury ran. Daniel. [1913 Webster] 2. Vast; huge.… …

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