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member

1. any individual plant or animal in a taxonomic group
2. any part of an animal body, such as a limb
3. another word for penis
4. any part of a plant, such as a petal, root, etc.
5. Maths any individual object belonging to a set or logical class
6. a distinct part of a whole, such as a proposition in a syllogism
7. a component part of a building or construction

Member

Any individual element of a building, such as a framing member; also one of the individual shapes that make up a molding, such as a cornice or a water table.

member

[′mem·bər]
(civil engineering)
A structural unit such as a wall, column, beam, or tie, or a combination of any of these.
(geology)
A rock stratigraphic unit of subordinate rank comprising a specially developed part of a varied formation.
(mathematics)
An individual object that belongs to a set. Also known as element.
For an equation, the expression on either side of the equality sign.

member

In structural engineering, a component part of a structure, complete in itself.
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The recent celebrity nude photo scandal has reportedly destroyed the harmony and mental peace of the male members of a sex abstinence community on Reddit, it has been revealed.
The women were mostly treated as slaves and suffered both physical and verbal abuse in the hands of male members. They were monitored at every step of life.
A male member of staff who was at the garage at the time was not hurt.
"The ban is in case they are seen by boys walking past or a male member of staff walks into the room.
Scotland Yard detectives were called in after a male member of staff made a complaint of an alleged serious indecent assault at the palace.
Three men entered Jollyes on the Keyway retail park at 6.50pm on Friday and a male member of staff was assaulted, sustaining minor leg injuries.
He threatened a male member of staff and demanded money.
A male member of staff was confronted by two men as he was putting rubbish out the back of the premises.
When a male member of staff asked them both to leave he was punched in the face.
THE picture at the top of Page 2 on May 1 showed a friar (a member of a chiefly mendicant religious order of the Roman Catholic Church) and not a monk (a male member of a religious community bound by vows of poverty, chastity and obedience).
Police say the male member of staff was hit in the face with the ashtray and suffered a fractured cheekbone which required hospital treatment.