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virgin

1. an unmarried woman who has taken a religious vow of chastity in order to dedicate herself totally to God
2. any female animal that has never mated
3. a female insect that produces offspring by parthenogenesis
4. (of vegetable oils) obtained directly by the first pressing of fruits, leaves, or seeds of plants without applying heat
5. (of a metal) made from an ore rather than from scrap
6. Physics (of a neutron) not having experienced a collision

Virgin

1
1. the. See Virgin Mary
2. a statue or other artistic representation of the Virgin Mary

Virgin

2
the. the constellation Virgo, the sixth sign of the zodiac
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A gigantic statue in Santiago, Chile, of the Virgin Mary on the lunar crescent. Reproduced by permission of Fortean Picture Library.

Virgin

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

The Virgin is a popular (but not particularly appropriate) name for the sign Virgo.

What does it mean when you dream about a virgin?

A virgin can represent innocence and purity. A feeling of being free, unattached, and receptive. Alternatively, a virgin can represent barrenness.

virgin

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(chemical engineering)

Virgin

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(astronomy)

virgin

Unused; pristine; in a known initial state. "Let's bring up a virgin system and see if it crashes again." (Especially useful after contracting a virus through SEX.) Also, by extension, buffers and the like within a program that have not yet been used.
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Available as an app on Android or iOS, Virgin Red provides access to offers and rewards for people using Virgin companies such as Virgin Media, Virgin Trains, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Games, Virgin Active, Virgin Holidays, Virgin Experience Days, Virgin Balloon flights, Virgin Vouchers, Virgin Money and Virgin Wines.
The agreement allows Virgin Atlantic's Flying Club members to earn Flying Club miles/status points; Virgin America's Elevate members to earn Elevate points; and V Australia/Virgin Blue Velocity members to earn Velocity points whenever they are flying on a Virgin-branded carrier.
A neighborhood punk's heroic actions awaken the family, and the Pilgrim Virgin is one of a few items saved from the blazing building, carried out wrapped in a blanket by the narrator's father.
The story of Juan Diego's experience with the Virgin of Guadalupe inspired mass conversions to Catholicism across the country, as the native people incorporated their indigenous beliefs into the new structure of the Catholic faith.
This speaks to a lot of what Virgin is about - it's fun, it's irreverent,'' said Radio Free Virgin General Manager Zack Zalon at the company's Wilshire Boulevard offices.
According to de Sales, the Virgin, in keeping with her usual circumspect behavior, said "not a single word" at Calvary.
For comparison purposes the TPO based blends used Vistaflex 911B as the TPO material having similar hardness and modulus to the virgin ETPE.
s lab in Houston have shown that parts containing the crosslinked filler exhibited comparable or better physical properties than virgin base resins.
Virgin Atlantic Airways (Virgin Atlantic) is a private airline company, which is 51% owned by Virgin Group and 49% owned by Singapore Airlines.
Virgin America, the proposed LCC startup that is 25% owned by Virgin Group, is being held up by objections over its US citizenship from legacy carriers urging the US Dept.
Guadalupe is in my body and my soul," said this young gardener, Juan Diego, named after the saint before whom the Virgin made her first appearance.