on a small scale ; in miniature
a small short-billed auk, Plautus alle, abundant in Arctic regions
the constellation Ursa Minor
a strait in Denmark, between Jutland and Funen Island, linking the Kattegat with the Baltic . Length: about 48 km (30 miles). Width : up to 29 km (18 miles)
If you say that a little bird told you about something, you mean that someone has told you about it, but you do not want to say who it was.
→ the Little Dog
the smaller end of a connecting rod in an internal-combustion engine or reciprocating pump
a person's secret intention or business
the smallest type of gull, normally found in Europe and Asia, and the only member of the genus Hydrocoloeus
the ticking hand on a watch or clock which indicates or points to the hour
one of Robin Hood's companions, noted for his great size and strength
a disease of stone fruits, apples, grapes, etc. caused by a deficiency of zinc and characterized by crinkled, small leaves and yellowing of the tips of new growth
a man of no importance or significance
indicating affection, esp humorous affection
a small Old World owl, Athene noctua, having a speckled brown plumage and flattish head
a city in central Arkansas, on the Arkansas River : state capital . Pop: 184 053 (2003 est)
a peninsula forming the southern section of the island of Sark in the English Channel in the Channel Islands, connected to Great Sark by a narrow isthmus
If there is a sign of something, there is something which shows that it exists or is happening .
the winning of all tricks except one by one side, or the contract to do so
a small seabird of the tern family Sternidae which breeds in tropical Europe and Asia and which migrates to Africa or Australia in winter
the smallest toe on the foot, which is nearest the outer edge of the foot
rather extensive ; fairly full
A child is a human being who is not yet an adult .
a small cuttlefish, Sepiola atlantica, often found on beaches
a dipper-shaped group of stars in the constellation Ursa Minor
See under egret (sense 1 )
Your little finger is the smallest finger on your hand.
a small brownish European diving bird, Podiceps ruficollis, frequenting lakes, family Podicipitidae ( grebes )
the canonical hours of prime, terce, sext, and nones in the divine office
→ the Little Karoo
not widely known; not famed
The Little League is an organization of children's baseball teams that compete against each other in the United States .
Money is the coins or bank notes that you use to buy things, or the sum that you have in a bank account.
a series of psalms and prayers similar to the divine office but shorter
small supernatural beings, such as elves, pixies, or leprechauns
a region of the former Soviet Union, consisting chiefly of Ukraine
A secret is a fact that is known by only a small number of people, and is not told to anyone else.
a small, dark-legged wader which breeds in Europe and Asia and migrates to Africa in winter
→ the little woman
a person who spreads baseless or exaggerated reports of danger; alarmist
originally the chief US base in the Antarctic, on the Ross Ice Shelf : first established by Admiral Richard E. Byrd (1928); used for polar exploration . It closed in the 1960s
a river in the W central US, rising in N Wyoming and flowing north to the Bighorn River. Its banks were the scene of the defeat (1876) and killing of General Custer and his command by Native American warriors
→ Bonaparte 2 (sense 5 )
the smaller of the two Diomede Islands in the Bering Strait : administered by the US Area: about 10 sq km (4 sq miles)
Evidence is anything that you see, experience, read, or are told that causes you to believe that something is true or has really happened .
a literary magazine that features experimental or other writing of interest to a limited number of readers
river in the NW U.S., flowing from NE Wyo. into the Missouri in N. Dak .: 560 mi (901 km)
a small penguin, Eudyptula minor, with a bluish head and back, found on the Australian coast
of or relating to Ukraine, its people, or their language