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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

[′vər·jən]
(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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Virgin America responded with a DOT filing last week that reiterated it is 75% owned by US investors and managed by US citizens such as CEO Fred Reid, former president of Delta, who said he was confident the airline would meet with DOT approval.
I suspected that he also had one of the Virgin of Guadalupe.