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kill

US a channel, stream, or river (chiefly as part of place names)

What does it mean when you dream about killing?

The act of killing in a dream need not be negative. As we grow and change, it often feels like we are “killing off’ old parts of our life. Alternatively, killing in a dream may mean that one has murdered the incentive or enthusiasm for life. (See also Murder).

kill

[kil]
(materials)
To treat in such a way as to destroy undesirable properties; for example, neutralization of an acid by the addition of an alkali.
(metallurgy)
To add a strong deoxidizer, such as silicon or aluminum, to molten steel in order to stop the reaction between carbon and oxygen forming gaseous carbon monoxide and dioxide during solidification.
(petroleum engineering)
In drilling, to prevent well blowout by appropriate measures.
In oil production, to halt well production so that reconditioning of the well may proceed.

seal

seal, 4
1. A device usually consisting of an impression upon wax or paper, or a wafer, or the inscription of the letters L.S. (locus sigilli), sometimes used in the execution of a formal legal document such as a deed or contract. In some states, the statute of limitations applicable to a contract under seal is longer than that for a contract not under seal; in most states, the seal has been deprived by statute of some or all of its legal effect.
2. An embossing device or stamp used by a design professional on his drawings and specifications as evidence of his registration in the state where the work, 1 is to be performed.

kill

To cancel. Kill, as well as "abort," and "cancel" all mean to end or exit the current process.
References in classic literature ?
I am going to tell you my story and that of the hind I have with me, and if you find it more marvellous than that of the merchant whom you are about to kill, I hope that you will do away with a third part of his punishment?
I do not care to kill men with whom I have no quarrel.
they cried, "who day to kill at the gate of the Elephant's kraal?
answered the captain of the soldiers, bending himself double before him, "the men say that these are evildoers and that they pursue them to kill them.
Then, nosing above the kill, he heard Tha coming down from the woods of the North, and presently the voice of the First of the Elephants, which is the voice that we hear now "
I was their sacrificing priest; if you kill me, I shall die without having done anything to deserve it, and shall have got no thanks for all the good that I did.
Bagheera, who had eyes and ears everywhere, knew something of this, and once or twice he told Mowgli in so many words that Shere Khan would kill him some day.
But Tom give him five cents to keep quiet, and said we would all go home and meet next week, and rob somebody and kill some people.
Hector made him no answer, but rushed onward to fall at once upon the Achaeans and kill many among them.
So Dorothy dried her eyes and said, "I suppose we must try it; but I am sure I do not want to kill anybody, even to see Aunt Em again.
And Big-Fat said it was good, and the Bug sang another song about how good it was to observe the law, and what a fine land the Sea Valley was, and how every man who loved the Sea Valley should go forth and kill the bad Meat-Eaters.
This, with the abhorrence of the inhuman errand these wretches came about, filled me with such indignation that I came down again to Friday, and told him I was resolved to go down to them and kill them all; and asked him if he would stand by me.