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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 ?
This smoke came nearer and nearer, and then, all at once, it vanished, and they saw the genius, who, without speaking to them, approached the merchant, sword in hand, and, taking him by the arm, said, "Get up and let me kill you as you killed my son."
If we do not kill, we shall be killed, therefore it is wise to kill first whomever does not belong to one's own people.
He looked and saw a black warrior standing beneath the very tree in which he had killed the murderer of Kala an hour before.
"Who are you?" they cried, "who day to kill at the gate of the Elephant's kraal?
"Thy kill was from choice?" he asked; and when Hathi asks a question it is best to answer.
Caderousse, who had let his head drop on the table, now raised it, and looking at Fernand with his dull and fishy eyes, he said, -- "Kill Dantes!
Then Diomed prayed, saying, "Hear me, daughter of aegis-bearing Jove, unweariable, if ever you loved my father well and stood by him in the thick of a fight, do the like now by me; grant me to come within a spear's throw of that man and kill him.
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."
It is as though Numa, the lion, had induced Tantor, the elephant, and Histah, the snake, to join him in attempting to kill me.
And then we will go out together, the Fish-Eaters and the Meat-Eaters, and we will kill the tigers and the lions and the wolves and the wild dogs, and we will pasture our goats on all the hill-sides and plant our corn and fat roots in all the high mountain valleys.
While I was loading these pieces, there happened a fierce engagement between the Spaniard and one of the savages, who made at him with one of their great wooden swords, the weapon that was to have killed him before, if I had not prevented it.
Some authorities think different, but mostly it's considered best to kill them -- except some that you bring to the cave here, and keep them till they're ransomed."