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end British & World English

A final part of something, especially a period of time, an activity, or a story

-end British & World English

Denoting a person or thing to be treated in a specified way

end on British & World English

With the end of an object facing towards one

no end British & World English

To a great extent; very much

on end British & World English

Continuing without stopping for a specified period of time

big end British & World English

(In a piston engine) the larger end of the connecting rod, encircling the crankpin

bin-end British & World English

One of the last bottles from a bin of wine, usually sold at a reduced price

dog-end British & World English

A cigarette end

end-all British & World English

The thing that is final or definitive

end man British & World English

A man at the end of a row, line, or series

end run British & World English

An attempt by the ball carrier to run around the end of the defensive line

end use British & World English

The application or function for which something is designed or for which it is ultimately used

fag end British & World English

A cigarette end

top-end British & World English

(Of a product) at the top of a range; high quality or sophisticated

tag end British & World English

The last remaining part of something

low-end British & World English

Denoting the cheaper products of a range, especially of audio or computer equipment

back end British & World English

The end of something which is furthest from the front or the working end

best end British & World English

The rib end of a neck of lamb or other meat

scrag-end British & World English

The inferior end of a neck of mutton

short end British & World English

The part of a stock market which deals in short-term stocks or other securities or commodities

dead end British & World English

An end of a road or passage from which no exit is possible

East End British & World English

The part of London east of the City as far as the River Lea, including the Docklands

end grain British & World English

The grain of wood seen when it is cut across the growth rings

end line British & World English

The line that marks the back of the end zone

end organ British & World English

A specialized, encapsulated ending of a peripheral sensory nerve, which acts as a receptor for a stimulus

end plate British & World English

A flattened piece at or forming the end of something such as a motor or dynamo

end point British & World English

The final stage of a period or process

end times British & World English

(In some religious beliefs) the period leading up to Judgement Day

end user British & World English

The person who actually uses a particular product

end zone British & World English

The rectangular area at the end of the field into which the ball must be carried or passed to score a touchdown

front end British & World English

The front of a car or other vehicle

fore-end British & World English

The front part of something, especially a ship

tight end British & World English

An offensive end who lines up close to the tackle

split end British & World English

A tip of a person’s hair which has split from dryness or ill-treatment

small end British & World English

(In a piston engine) the end of the connecting rod connected to the piston

tail end British & World English

The last or hindmost part of something

West End British & World English

The entertainment and shopping area of London to the west of the City

year end British & World English

The end of the financial year

high-end British & World English

Denoting the most expensive of a range of products

loose end British & World English

A detail that is not yet settled or explained

end to end British & World English

In a row with the end of one object touching that of another

rope's end British & World English

A short piece of rope used for flogging, especially on ships

closed-end British & World English

Having a predetermined and fixed extent

no end of British & World English

A great deal of

without end British & World English

Without a limit or boundary

end-around British & World English

An offensive play in which an end carries the ball round the opposing flank

end product British & World English

The final result of an activity or process, especially the finished article in a manufacturing process

end result British & World English

The final result or outcome of an activity or process

end-scraper British & World English

A prehistoric flint tool with a single working edge at one end of a blade or flake, at right angles to the long axis


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