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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).
To treat in such a way as to destroy undesirable properties; for example, neutralization of an acid by the addition of an alkali.
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.
In drilling, to prevent well blowout by appropriate measures.
In oil production, to halt well production so that reconditioning of the well may proceed.
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.
An embossing device or stamp used by a design professional on his drawings
as evidence of his registration in the state where the work
, 1 is to be performed.
killTo cancel. Kill, as well as "abort," and "cancel" all mean to end or exit the current process.