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  • 1 neat — S2 [ni:t] adj comparative neater superlative neatest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(tidy)¦ 2¦(liking things tidy)¦ 3¦(good)¦ 4¦(small)¦ 5¦(clever)¦ 6¦(drinks)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1500 1600; : French; …

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  • 2 neat — [ nit ] adjective ** ▸ 1 carefully arranged ▸ 2 simple but intelligent ▸ 3 good/nice ▸ 4 small and pleasing ▸ 5 drink: not mixed 1. ) carefully arranged and looking nice: His hair was pulled back into a neat ponytail. She arranged the papers into …

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  • 3 Neat — Neat, a. [Compar. {Neater}; superl. {Neatest}.] [OE. nett, F. nett, fr. L. nitidus, fr. nitere to shine. Cf. {Nitid}, {Net}, a., {Natty}.] 1. Free from that which soils, defiles, or disorders; clean; cleanly; tidy. [1913 Webster] If you were to… …

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  • 4 neat — neat, tidy, trim, trig, snug, shipshape, spick and span mean manifesting care and orderliness. Neat through all its variations in sense keeps as its basic implication clearness, such as the clearness from dirt or soil that is manifest chiefly in… …

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  • 5 Neat — may refer to: Neat (bartending), a single, unmixed liquor served in a rocks glass. An old word for an individual animal of the species of cattle Bos taurus Neat (TV series), a Canadian television series Neat Records, a British record label Cattle …

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  • 6 Neat — (n[=e]t), n. sing. & pl. [AS. ne[ a]t; akin to OHG. n[=o]z, Icel. naut, Sw. n[ o]t, Dan. n[ o]d, and to AS. ne[ o]tan to make use of, G. geniessen, Goth. niutan to have a share in, have joy of, Lith. nauda use, profit.] (Zo[ o]l.) Cattle of the… …

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  • 7 neat — neat·en; neat·herd; neat; neat·ly; neat·ness; un·neat; …

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  • 8 Neat — Neat, a. [See {neat}, n.] Of or pertaining to the genus {Bos}, or to cattle of that genus; as, neat cattle. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 NEAT — may stand for: Near Earth Asteroid Tracking, a program run by NASA and the JPL to discover near Earth objects Neuroevolution of augmenting topologies,a genetic algorithm for the generation of evolving artificial neural networks Neue Eisenbahn… …

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  • 10 neat — neat1 [nēt] adj. [Fr net < L nitidus, shining, elegant, smart, trim < nitere, to shine < IE base * nei , to be active, shine > MIr nīam, luster, beauty] 1. unmixed with anything; undiluted; straight: said esp. of liquor drunk without… …

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  • 11 neat — [adj1] arranged well, uncluttered accurate, apple pie order*, chic*, correct, dainty, dapper, elegant, exact, fastidious, finical, finicky, immaculate, in good order, in good shape, methodical, natty, neat as a pin*, nice, orderly, precise, prim …

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  • 12 Neat! — ) □ Neat! I’m glad you came. □ Five of them! Neat! …

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  • 13 NEAT — NEAT  аббревиатура, которая может означать: Проект Near Earth Asteroid Tracking ; Алгоритм нейроэволюции нарастающей топологии (англ. Neuroevolution of augmenting topologies) …

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  • 14 neat — index meticulous, unadulterated Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 15 Neat — The term used to denote the wool taken from the sides and back of the fleece under the old system of sorting used by wool combers in the worsted trade, and is the third quality of wool in the worsted sorting system. Spins about 36 s counts …

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  • 16 neat — ► ADJECTIVE 1) tidy or carefully arranged. 2) done with or demonstrating skill or efficiency. 3) (of a drink of spirits) not diluted or mixed with anything else. 4) N. Amer. informal excellent. DERIVATIVES neatly adverb neatness noun …

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  • 17 neat|en — «NEE tuhn», transitive verb. to put in order; clean; tidy up: »She…began neatening the books in a low bookshelf (New Yorker) …

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  • 18 NEAT — Die neuen Basistunnel der NEAT im europäischen Schienenverbund Die Neue Eisenbahn Alpentransversale (NEAT) ist ein Grossprojekt der Schweiz, das zur Verbesserung des Eisenbahn Transitverkehrs in Nord Süd Richtung dient, um eine Verlagerung des… …

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  • 19 neat — [[t]ni͟ːt[/t]] ♦♦♦ neater, neatest 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A neat place, thing, or person is tidy and smart, and has everything in the correct place. So they left her in the neat little house, alone with her memories... She undressed and put her …

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  • 20 neat´ly — neat1 «neet», adjective. 1. clean and in order: »a neat desk, a neat room, a neat dress. 2. able and willing to keep things in order: »a neat child. 3. well formed; in proportion: »a neat design …

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