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at1 US English

Expressing location or arrival in a particular place or position

at2 US English

A monetary unit of Laos, equal to one hundredth of a kip

At US English

The chemical element astatine

at- US English

Variant spelling of ad- assimilated before t (as in attend, attenuate).

At New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

the chemical element astatine

astatine US English

The chemical element of atomic number 85, a radioactive member of the halogen group. Astatine was first produced by bombarding bismuth with alpha particles, and it occurs in traces in nature as a decay product

At in astatine US English

The chemical element of atomic number 85, a radioactive member of the halogen group. Astatine was first produced by bombarding bismuth with alpha particles, and it occurs in traces in nature as a decay product

full blast US English

At maximum power or intensity

set one's cap for US English

(Of a woman) try to attract (a particular man) as a suitor

on every corner US English

Everywhere

in one fell swoop US English

All at one time

make a —— fist of US English

Do something to the specified degree of success

green around the gills US English

(Of a person) sickly-looking

passage of arms US English

A fight or dispute

in peril of US English

Very likely to incur or to suffer from

by someone's side US English

Close to someone, especially so as to give them comfort or moral support

on sight US English

As soon as someone or something has been seen

back to square one US English

Back to where one started, with no progress having been made

full tilt US English

With maximum energy or force; at top speed

astatine New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

chemical element of atomic number 85

at it US English

Engaged in some activity, typically a reprehensible one

go at US English

Energetically attack or tackle

at all US English

(Used for emphasis) in any way; to any extent

at-bat US English

A player’s turn at batting, as officially recorded

at bay US English

Forced to confront one’s attackers or pursuers; cornered

fly at US English

Attack (someone) verbally or physically

get at US English

Reach or gain access to (something)

at law US English

According to or concerned with the laws of a country

at one US English

In agreement or harmony

run at US English

Rush toward (someone) to attack or as if to attack them

at sea US English

Sailing on the sea

at that US English

In addition; furthermore

at-home US English

An informal party in a person’s home

at home US English

In one’s own house

at-risk US English

Vulnerable, especially to abuse or delinquency

at risk US English

Exposed to harm or danger

at sign US English

The symbol @

at best US English

Taking the most optimistic or favorable view

come at US English

Launch oneself at (someone); attack

at cost US English

At cost price; without profit to the seller

at ease US English

Free from worry, awkwardness, or problems; relaxed

at hack US English

(Of a young hawk) given partial liberty but not yet allowed to hunt for itself

at hand US English

Nearby

have at US English

Attempt or attack forcefully or aggressively

at heel US English

(Of a dog) close to and slightly behind its owner

jump at US English

Accept (an opportunity or offer) eagerly

keep at US English

Persist (or force someone to persist) with


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