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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One that broadens or expands

Usage examples (23)
  • JDS Uniphase tumbled 1.48, or 12%, to 10.42 on the Nasdaq after the maker of communications chips posted a widener loss for its fiscal fourth quarter.
  • For what we want is not learning, but knowledge; that is the ability to make learning answer its true end as a quickener of intelligence and widener of the intellectual...
  • It keeps our blood flowing smoothly, it is the strongest dilator (widener), of our blood vessels, it inhibits the formation of blockages (plaques), and it inhibits...
  • Some interesting or useful mail servers include: mail-server@rtfm. Files of "frequently asked questions" related to Usenet; state-by-state lists of U.S. representatives... for more
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