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  • 1 hide and go seek — hide and seek hide and seek, hide and go seek hide and go seek . A game played by children, in which one child (who is it ) covers his eyes for a short time while the other players hide, and then the one who is it tries to find the others.… …

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  • 2 Hide and seek — Hide Hide, v. i. To lie concealed; to keep one s self out of view; to be withdrawn from sight or observation. [1913 Webster] Bred to disguise, in public tis you hide. Pope. [1913 Webster] {Hide and seek}, a play of children, in which some hide… …

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  • 3 hide-and-seek — hide and seek, hide and go seek hide and go seek . A game played by children, in which one child (who is it ) covers his eyes for a short time while the other players hide, and then the one who is it tries to find the others. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …

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  • 4 Seek — Seek, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sought}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Seeking}.] [OE. seken, AS. s[=e]can, s[=e]cean; akin to OS. s[=o]kian, LG. s[ o]ken, D. zoeken, OHG. suohhan, G. suchen, Icel. s[ae]kja, Sw. s[ o]ka, Dan. s[ o]ge, Goth. s[=o]kjan, and E. sake …

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  • 5 Seek — Seek, a. Sick. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 Seek — Seek, v. i. To make search or inquiry; to endeavor to make discovery. [1913 Webster] Seek ye out of the book of the Lord, and read. Isa. xxxiv. 16. [1913 Webster] {To seek}, needing to seek or search; hence, unprepared. Unpracticed, unprepared,… …

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  • 7 Seek-no-further — Seek no fur ther, n. A kind of choice winter apple, having a subacid taste; formerly called {go no further}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 Seek-sorrow — Seek sor row, n. One who contrives to give himself vexation. [Archaic.] Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 To seek — Seek Seek, v. i. To make search or inquiry; to endeavor to make discovery. [1913 Webster] Seek ye out of the book of the Lord, and read. Isa. xxxiv. 16. [1913 Webster] {To seek}, needing to seek or search; hence, unprepared. Unpracticed,… …

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  • 10 To seek after — Seek Seek, v. i. To make search or inquiry; to endeavor to make discovery. [1913 Webster] Seek ye out of the book of the Lord, and read. Isa. xxxiv. 16. [1913 Webster] {To seek}, needing to seek or search; hence, unprepared. Unpracticed,… …

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  • 11 To seek for — Seek Seek, v. i. To make search or inquiry; to endeavor to make discovery. [1913 Webster] Seek ye out of the book of the Lord, and read. Isa. xxxiv. 16. [1913 Webster] {To seek}, needing to seek or search; hence, unprepared. Unpracticed,… …

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  • 12 To seek the life of — Life Life (l[imac]f), n.; pl. {Lives} (l[imac]vz). [AS. l[imac]f; akin to D. lijf body, G. leib body, MHG. l[imac]p life, body, OHG. l[imac]b life, Icel. l[imac]f, life, body, Sw. lif, Dan. liv, and E. live, v. [root]119. See {Live}, and cf.… …

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  • 13 To seek to — Seek Seek, v. i. To make search or inquiry; to endeavor to make discovery. [1913 Webster] Seek ye out of the book of the Lord, and read. Isa. xxxiv. 16. [1913 Webster] {To seek}, needing to seek or search; hence, unprepared. Unpracticed,… …

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  • 14 To seek upon — Seek Seek, v. i. To make search or inquiry; to endeavor to make discovery. [1913 Webster] Seek ye out of the book of the Lord, and read. Isa. xxxiv. 16. [1913 Webster] {To seek}, needing to seek or search; hence, unprepared. Unpracticed,… …

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  • 15 seek — verb (sought; seeking) Etymology: Middle English seken, from Old English sēcan; akin to Old High German suohhen to seek, Latin sagus prophetic, Greek hēgeisthai to lead Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. to resort to ; go to 2. a …

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  • 16 Seek time — is one of the three delays associated with reading or writing data on a computer s disk drive, and somewhat similar for CD or DVD drives. The others are rotational delay and transfer time, and their sum is access time. In order to read or write… …

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  • 17 Hide and seek — Infobox Game subject name=Hide and seek image link= image caption=Three children playing hide and seek in a forest players=2 or more ages=no limit setup time= 1 minute playing time= no limit complexity=Low strategy=High random chance=Low… …

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  • 18 Seek truth from facts — (Chinese: 实事求是, pinyin: shí shì qiú shì) is a slogan in the People s Republic of China referring to pragmatism. Beginning in 1978, it was promoted by Deng Xiaoping and is a part of the official ideology of Socialism with Chinese characteristics.… …

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  • 19 Hide and Seek (2005 film) — Infobox Film name = Hide and Seek director = John Polson writer = Ari Schlossberg starring = Dakota Fanning Robert De Niro Famke Janssen Elizabeth Shue Amy Irving Dylan Baker cinematography = Dariusz Wolski producer = Barry Josephson distributor …

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  • 20 Shortest seek first — is a disk scheduling algorithm to determine the motion of the disk s arm and head in servicing read and write requests. Description This is a direct improvement upon a first come first served (FIFO) algorithm. The drive maintains an incoming… …

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