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kill

US a channel, stream, or river (chiefly as part of place names)
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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).

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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

kill

To cancel. Kill, as well as "abort," and "cancel" all mean to end or exit the current process.
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The birds and the monkey-people went north early in the year, for they knew what was coming; and the deer and the wild pig broke far away to the perished fields of the villages, dying sometimes before the eyes of men too weak to kill them.
"He is altogether without hair, and I could kill him with a touch of my foot.
"Then," said the genius, "I tell you you have killed my son, for whilst you were throwing about the stones, my son passed by, and one of them struck him in the eye and killed him.
"Why should you wish me to kill your own people?" I asked.
Tarzan knew nothing of poison, but his shrewd reasoning told him that it was this deadly stuff that killed, and not the little arrow, which was merely the messenger that carried it into the body of its victim.
Well, you will drown; and if you do not drown we know a ford, and we will catch you and kill you-- yes!
So the way in which these people killed one another was not decided by Napoleon's will but occurred independently of him, in accord with the will of hundreds of thousands of people who took part in the common action.
Do you find the means, I will execute it, provided it is not to kill the man, for Mercedes has declared she will kill herself if Dantes is killed."
He will stand where he is and shoot us down till he has killed every man among us.
We stop stages and carriages on the road, with masks on, and kill the people and take their watches and money."
We proceeded with all possible expedition until we came within fifteen miles of where Boonsborough now stands, and where we were fired upon by a party of Indians that killed two, and wounded two of our number; yet, although surprised and taken at a disadvantage, we stood our ground.
Meriones then killed Phereclus the son of Tecton, who was the son of Hermon, a man whose hand was skilled in all manner of cunning workmanship, for Pallas Minerva had dearly loved him.