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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.
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Prostitution Task Group chairman, Dr Adrian Phillips, Director of Public Health, said: "This city's determination to kill off the street sex trade is really beginning to pay off.
To kill off one of the characters is an emotional wrench.
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But, as he said farewell to the real John yesterday after 21 years, Rankin said: 'I don't know whether I'll have to kill off Professor Gates now that John isn't at the bar to give me a free drink.
Instead of using them as a means of regenerating our Welsh-speaking Village Communities, they want to kill off the schools and turn our villages into the planners' paradise of retirement zones,'' he said.
putida normally lives in the soil, where it must fight the onslaught of chemicals that some fungi make to kill off their bacterial competitors.
Our biggest challenge is to learn how to kill off teams," said Keane.
READ with relief this week that the producers of EastEnders have decided to kill off that vinegar-faced frumpbag Laura, who will die at the hands of evil Janine next week.
WOLVES' FA Cup double act of George Ndah and Kenny Miller came up trumps again to kill off the threat of plucky Third Division Rochdale and send Dave Jones' side into the quarter-finals.
This extra heating led to the hotter meat temperatures required to finally kill off the microbes.
It needed a late two-try burst to kill off the brave Cities select, who ran out of steam in the final 10 minutes after threatening a shock.
That's what great about Stuart - he hasn't been afraid to kill off any big character.