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boss

1 Informal
Chiefly US a professional politician who controls a party machine or political organization, often using devious or illegal methods

boss

2
1. Biology any of various protuberances or swellings in plants and animals
2. 
a. an area of increased thickness, usually cylindrical, that strengthens or provides room for a locating device on a shaft, hub of a wheel, etc
b. a similar projection around a hole in a casting or fabricated component
3. an exposed rounded mass of igneous or metamorphic rock, esp the uppermost part of an underlying batholith

Boss

A projecting ornament, usually richly carved and placed at the intersection of ribs, groins, beams, or at the termination of a molding.

Boss

 

(1) Proprietor, entrepreneur.

(2) In the USA this term is also used for persons who head the apparatus of the Republican and Democratic parties in states and cities. Acting in the interests of monopolies, bosses frequently resort to bribes, threats, and blackmail during election campaigns in order to ensure the victory of candidates suitable to them.

What does it mean when you dream about your boss?

Dreaming of one’s boss may indicate over involvement with work. Alternatively, it may represent a parental figure—the father if the boss is a man, and the mother if the boss is a woman.

boss

[bȯs]
(design engineering)
Protuberance on a cast metal or plastic part to add strength, facilitate assembly, provide for fastenings, or so forth.
(geology)
A large, irregular mass of crystalline igneous rock that formed some distance below the surface but is now exposed by denudation.
(naval architecture)

boss

boss, 1
1. A projecting, usually richly carved ornament placed at the intersection of ribs, groins, beams, etc., or at the termination of a molding.
2. In masonry, a roughly shaped stone set to project for carving in place.
3. To hammer sheet metal to conform to an irregular surface.
4. A protuberance on a pipe, fitting, or part designed to add strength, to facilitate alignment during assembly, to provide for fastenings, etc.

BOSS

Bridgport Operating System Software. A derivative of the ISO 1054 numerical machine control language for milling, etc.
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Y flwyddyn honno arestiwyd y pum aelod o''r teulu Bosse oedd yn dal yn Wittenberg a'u hanfon i wahanol wersylloedd.
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We demonize our bosses and make them evil, failing to see the human being there.
Remarkable bosses are also able to forget that mistake, because they know that viewing any employee through the lens of one incident may forever impact how they treat that employee.
Hostile bosses were ones who did things like yell at, ridicule, and intimidate their workers.
This first scene announces what "Horrible Bosses 2'' delivers, a movie that will do anything to get a laugh, short of prodding the audience with a stick.
A source told said: "It seems the bosses want more control than ever over the acts and who goes through this year.
In addition, we found that there is a unique dynamic to the relationship between bosses and their international proteges.
What bosses think: You're really disorganised and therefore unreliable.