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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

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(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 ?
But I killed your son quite unintentionally, so I implore you to spare my life.
He looked and saw a black warrior standing beneath the very tree in which he had killed the murderer of Kala an hour before.
He killed him with a throwing assegai, and afterwards he stabbed the woman.
Then Tha laughed, and said: 'Thou hast killed one of many, but thou thyself shalt tell the Jungle--for thy Night is ended.
You killed many a man in those days, and it was through your stratagem that Priam's city was taken.
Now to Baloo's word I will add one bull, and a fat one, newly killed, not half a mile from here, if ye will accept the man's cub according to the Law.
On the fourth day, the Indians killed one of our men.
And Eurypylus, son of Euaemon, killed Hypsenor, the son of noble Dolopion, who had been made priest of the river Scamander, and was honoured among the people as though he were a god.
There is no hope for me," she said sadly, "for Oz will not send me home until I have killed the Wicked Witch of the West; and that I can never do.
I would not care who knew that I had killed you; the pleasure of killing you would more than compensate for any punishment they might inflict upon me.
They caught some of our women, and killed two old men who could not run fast and several children.
Friday took his aim so much better than I, that on the side that he shot he killed two of them, and wounded three more; and on my side I killed one, and wounded two.