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guest

1. 
a. an actor, contestant, entertainer, etc., taking part as a visitor in a programme in which there are also regular participants
b. (as modifier): a guest appearance
2. a patron of a hotel, boarding house, restaurant, etc.
3. Zoology a nontechnical name for inquiline

guest

[gest]
(chemistry)
Cationic, anionic, or neutral organic, inorganic, or biological substance, bound by means of various interactions (electrostatic, hydrogen bonding, van der Waals, donor-acceptor) within a crystalline or molecular structure. Also known as guest molecule; guest substance.

guest

A person who logs into a network or service that does not have a user account. Guests are given a default set of privileges until they officially register with the service. See guest account, guest privileges and user account. See also guest operating system.
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I want this note'--said the guest, glancing on what he had written, and folding it, 'conveyed there without loss of time, and an answer brought back here.
You don't,' said the guest, raising his eyes to John's fat face,
So close behind her came the little band of outlaws that scarce had the guests arisen in consternation from the table at the shrill cries of the girl than Norman of Torn burst through the great door with twenty drawn swords at his back.
Then together they entered the gardens where the guests were.
At least I do not think it a prudent or a sensible thing for a guest to challenge his host's family at any game, especially when he is in a foreign country.
A hard guest is he,--but I honour him, and do not worship, like the tenderlings, the pot-bellied fire-idol.
repeated the guest, with a strange, sluggish, ill-defined utterance.
The bridegroom, who during this recital had grown deadly pale, up and tried to escape, but the guests seized him and held him fast.
Tiffany, having no cause to dread a rival, immediately besought him to favor us with a specimen; my own entreaties, of course, were urged to the same effect; and our venerable guest, well pleased to find willing auditors, awaited only the return of Mr.
Guests also were invited in great numbers; and in the necessity in which he then found himself of courting popularity, Prince John had extended his invitation to a few distinguished Saxon and Danish families, as well as to the Norman nobility and gentry of the neighbourhood.
The count sat on the sofa between two guests who were smoking and talking.
She looked about her with observant eyes; not only noticing the tent which had been set up on the grass to accommodate the expected guests, but entering it, and looking at the waiters who were engaged in placing the luncheon on the table.