a large pipeline in which gas is carried for distribution through smaller pipes to consumers
a long thick bar of wood, metal, or concrete used in the construction of houses which transmits its load directly to a wall or column, as opposed to another beam
the uppermost sheltered deck that runs the entire length of a vessel
the principal or largest door that is used to enter a building which has more than one door
The main drag in a town or city is its main street.
Someone's home is the house or flat where they live.
the trunk route between two points, usually fed by branch lines
one's best friend
A meal is an occasion when people sit down and eat, usually at a regular time.
A main road is an important road that leads from one town or city to another.
→ main drag
A task is an activity or piece of work which you have to do, usually as part of a larger project.
a word used as the final verb in a verb phrase, expressing the lexical meaning of the verb phrase, as drink in I don't drink, going in I am going, or spoken in We have spoken
the lowest yard on the mainmast, from which the mainsail is set
a domestic electrical supply in which outlet sockets are connected to the mains supply through a ring circuit
Something or someone that is an asset is considered useful or helps a person or organization to be successful .
main chance, the:
one's own advantage or self-interest
A main clause is a clause that can stand alone as a complete sentence. Compare → subordinate clause .
the principal dish of a meal
Danger is the possibility that someone may be harmed or killed .
the principal entry of an item in a reference text, often placed in alphabetical order
A factor is one of the things that affects an event, decision, or situation.
If something is the issue, it is the thing you consider to be the most important part of a situation or discussion .
the market for trading in the listed securities of companies on the London Stock Exchange
the central memory-storage facility in a computer
the headquarters of an organization
A party is a political organization whose members have similar aims and beliefs . Usually the organization tries to get its members elected to the government of a country.
one of the principal supporting surfaces of an aircraft, esp either of the wings
The point of what you are saying or discussing is the most important part that provides a reason or explanation for the rest .
The reason for something is a fact or situation which explains why it happens or what causes it to happen.
The source of something is the person, place, or thing which you get it from.
the ability of the mind to store and recall past sensations, thoughts, knowledge, etc
In small towns in the United States, the street where most of the shops are is often called Main Street .
A target is a result that you are trying to achieve .
You can use thing to refer to any object, feature, or event when you cannot, need not, or do not want to refer to it more precisely .
A water main is a very large underground pipe used for supplying water to houses and factories .
one of the bearings in an internal combustion engine upon which the crankshaft rotates
When you are talking about a problem or bad situation, you can refer to its cause as the culprit .
You can refer to anything that makes it difficult for you to do something as an obstacle .
If something is a priority, it is the most important thing you have to do or deal with, or must be done or dealt with before everything else you have to do.
A problem is a situation that is unsatisfactory and causes difficulties for people.
a diagonal band on the Hertzsprung Russell diagram containing about 90% of all known stars; stars evolve onto and then off the band during their lifetime
the mast immediately above the mainmast
the sail set on the main-topmast above the mainsail
the mainland of Spanish America, esp the N coast of South America from the Isthmus of Panama to the mouth of the Orinoco River, Venezuela
coup de main:
an attack that achieves complete surprise
in the main:
If you say that something is true in the main, you mean that it is generally true, although there may be exceptions .
A challenge is something new and difficult which requires great effort and determination .
A contender is someone who takes part in a competition .
Your objective is what you are trying to achieve .