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  • 1 Open Mouth Operations — Open mouthed operations are speculative measures taken by the Federal Reserve to influence interest rates and inflation through the sale or purchase of U.S Treasury bonds. Open mouth operations can be thought of as the central bank announcements… …

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  • 2 open-mouth projection — an anteroposterior projection of the cervical spine, particularly the axis and atlas, done through the open mouth with the patient supine and the central ray pointing vertically downward …

    Medical dictionary

  • 3 open-mouthed — adj, adv with your mouth wide open, because you are very surprised or shocked ▪ We stared open mouthed as the plane came down …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 4 open — o|pen1 W1S1 [ˈəupən US ˈou ] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(door/container etc)¦ 2¦(eyes/mouth)¦ 3¦(not enclosed)¦ 4¦(not covered)¦ 5 the open air 6¦(business/building etc)¦ 7¦(not restricted)¦ 8¦(opportunity)¦ 9¦(not secret)¦ 10¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 5 mouth — mouth1 W1S2 [mauθ] n plural mouths [mauðz] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(face)¦ 2 keep your mouth shut 3 open your mouth 4 (you) watch your mouth 5¦(entrance)¦ 6¦(river)¦ 7¦(bottle/container)¦ 8 big m …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 open — 1 adjective NOT CLOSED 1 DOOR/CONTAINER not closed, so that you can go through, take things out, or put things in: an open window | I guess I did leave the door open. | I can t get this milk open. | wide open (=completely open): The door was wide …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 mouth — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, cavernous, enormous, huge, large, wide ▪ small, tiny ▪ …

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  • 8 open — adj., v., & n. adj. 1 not closed or locked or blocked up; allowing entrance or passage or access. 2 a (of a room, field, or other area) having its door or gate in a position allowing access, or part of its confining boundary removed. b (of a… …

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  • 9 mouth — 1 /maUT/ noun plural mouths /maUDz/ 1 FACE (C) the part of your face which you put food into, or which you use for speaking: Don t talk with your mouth full of food! 2 keep your mouth shut informal a) to not tell other people about a secret: I… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 open — o|pen1 [ oupən ] adjective *** ▸ 1 when public can visit ▸ 2 when you can see inside ▸ 3 not covered/enclosed ▸ 4 not blocked ▸ 5 not hidden/secret ▸ 6 anyone can see/join ▸ 7 considering suggestions ▸ 8 when something can be done ▸ 9 possible ▸… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 open */*/*/ — I UK [ˈəʊpən] / US [ˈoʊpən] adjective 1) if a shop, restaurant etc is open, people are working there and the public can use or visit it Are the shops open on Sundays? There s a bar that stays open all night. open for business: We are open for… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 open — [[t]o͟ʊpən[/t]] ♦ opens, opening, opened 1) V ERG If you open something such as a door, window, or lid, or if it opens, its position is changed so that it no longer covers a hole or gap. [V n] He opened the window and looked out... The church… …

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  • 13 open — openly, adv. openness, n. /oh peuhn/, adj. 1. not closed or barred at the time, as a doorway by a door, a window by a sash, or a gateway by a gate: to leave the windows open at night. 2. (of a door, gate, window sash, or the like) set so as to… …

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  • 14 mouth — mouth1 [ mauθ ] (plural mouths [ mauðz ] ) noun count *** 1. ) the part of your face below your nose that you use to eat and speak. The corners of your mouth are the two outside ends of it, and the inside top part of your mouth is called the roof …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 open — I. adjective (opener; openest) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German offan open, Old English ūp up Date: before 12th century 1. having no enclosing or confining barrier ; accessible on all or nearly all sides <… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 mouth*/*/*/ — [maʊθ] (plural mouths [maʊðz] ) noun [C] I 1) the part of your face that you use when you eat or speak She opened her mouth to speak.[/ex] I ve got a funny taste in my mouth.[/ex] 2) the place where a river is widest and joins the sea 3) the… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 17 mouth — n. & v. n. (pl. mouths) 1 a an external opening in the head, through which most animals admit food and emit communicative sounds. b (in humans and some animals) the cavity behind it containing the means of biting and chewing and the vocal organs …

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  • 18 mouth — I UK [maʊθ] / US noun [countable] Word forms mouth : singular mouth plural mouths UK [maʊðz] / US *** 1) a) the part of your face below your nose that you use to eat and speak. The corners of your mouth are the two outside ends of it, and the… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 open*/*/*/ — [ˈəʊpən] adj I 1) if a shop, restaurant etc is open, the public can use it or visit it Ant: closed, shut The bar stays open all night.[/ex] the campaign to keep the hospital open[/ex] The house is only open to the general public for three weeks… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 20 open-mouthed — ADJ: usu ADJ after v, ADJ n If someone is looking open mouthed, they are staring at something with their mouth wide open because it has shocked, frightened, or excited them. They watched almost open mouthed as the two men came towards them... The …

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