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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

situated on or above the ground; not secret or hidden; in the open

Usage examples (34)
  • Eastern time on an above-ground track on the red line.
  • The Anthonys have an above-ground pool in their back yard.
  • More than 60 above-ground structures and at least 50 caves.
  • HODSON: No, that is a quite separate above-ground explosion. for more
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