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camp1 US English

A place with temporary accommodations of huts, tents, or other structures, typically used by soldiers, refugees, prisoners, or travelers

camp2 US English

Deliberately exaggerated and theatrical in style, typically for humorous effect

Camp, Walter US English

(1859–1925), US football coach; full name Walter Chauncey Camp. One of the first to play US football, he coached at Yale 1888–92 and was influential in shaping the rules of the sport. In 1889, he and a colleague initiated the annual selection of an All-American college football team

cyclic AMP US English

A cyclic form of adenosine monophosphate (adenylic acid) that plays a major role in controlling many enzyme-catalyzed processes in living cells

cAMP in cyclic AMP US English

A cyclic form of adenosine monophosphate (adenylic acid) that plays a major role in controlling many enzyme-catalyzed processes in living cells

base camp US English

A camp from which mountaineering expeditions set out

boot camp US English

A military training camp for new recruits, with strict discipline

camp bed US English

A folding portable bed, typically made of canvas stretched over a metal frame

cow camp US English

A seasonal camp apart from the main buildings of a ranch, used during a cattle roundup

fat camp US English

A residential summer program for overweight children, promoting exercise and healthy eating to facilitate weight loss

work camp US English

A camp at which community work is done, especially by young volunteers

armed camp US English

A town, territory, or group of people fully armed for war

break camp in camp1 US English

Take down a tent or the tents of an encampment when ready to leave

break camp US English

Take down a tent or the tents of an encampment when ready to leave

Camp David US English

The country retreat of the President, in the Catoctin Mountains (part of the Blue Ridge Mountains) in northeastern Maryland. President Carter hosted talks there between the leaders of Israel and Egypt which resulted in the Camp David agreements (1978) and the Egypt-Israel peace treaty of 1979

death camp US English

A prison camp, especially one for political prisoners or prisoners of war, in which many die from poor conditions and treatment or from mass execution

labor camp US English

A prison camp in which a regime of hard labor is enforced

prison camp US English

A camp where prisoners of war or political prisoners are kept under guard

summer camp US English

A camp providing recreational and athletic facilities for children during the summer vacation period

peace camp US English

An informal encampment set up as a public protest against a military establishment or an aspect of military policy

camp follower US English

A civilian who works in or is attached to a military camp

camp meeting US English

A religious meeting held in the open air or in a tent, often lasting several days

holiday camp US English

A site for vacationers with accommodations, entertainment, and leisure facilities

transit camp US English

A camp for the temporary accommodation of groups of people, e.g., refugees or soldiers, who are traveling through a country or region

aide-de-camp US English

A military officer acting as a confidential assistant to a senior officer

causewayed camp US English

A type of Neolithic settlement in southern Britain, visible as an oval enclosure surrounded by concentric ditches that are crossed by several causeways

concentration camp US English

A place where large numbers of people, especially political prisoners or members of persecuted minorities, are deliberately imprisoned in a relatively small area with inadequate facilities, sometimes to provide forced labor or to await mass execution. The term is most strongly associated with the several hundred camps established by the Nazis in Germany and occupied Europe in 1933–45, among the most infamous being Dachau, Belsen, and Auschwitz

sleep-away camp US English

A summer camp at which children stay overnight

minicamp US English

A session run by a professional sports team to train particular players, or to test potential new players, before the main preseason training

aides-de-camp in aide-de-camp US English

A military officer acting as a confidential assistant to a senior officer

L'Engle, Madeleine US English

(1918–2007), US writer; full name Madeleine Camp L’Engle. She wrote mainly children’s fiction, including A Wrinkle in Time (1962), the first of a quartet that also included A Wind in the Door (1973), A Swiftly Tilting Planet (1978), and Many Waters (1986)

Walter Chauncey Camp in Camp, Walter US English

(1859–1925), US football coach; full name Walter Chauncey Camp. One of the first to play US football, he coached at Yale 1888–92 and was influential in shaping the rules of the sport. In 1889, he and a colleague initiated the annual selection of an All-American college football team

Madeleine Camp L’Engle in L'Engle, Madeleine US English

(1918–2007), US writer; full name Madeleine Camp L’Engle. She wrote mainly children’s fiction, including A Wrinkle in Time (1962), the first of a quartet that also included A Wind in the Door (1973), A Swiftly Tilting Planet (1978), and Many Waters (1986)

camp1 US Thesaurus

a kids' camp

camp2 US Thesaurus

the camp humor became tiresome after the first twenty minutes

camp English-Spanish

campamento m

cow camp English-Spanish

campamento

work camp English-Spanish

campo m de trabajo

death camp English-Spanish

campo m de exterminio

peace camp English-Spanish

campamento

camp follower English-Spanish

simpatizante mf

camp meeting English-Spanish

reunióna la que asisten fieles que acampan en el lugar


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