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mole



Pronunciation: (mōl), [key]
n.
1. any of various small insectivorous mammals, esp. of the family Talpidae, living chiefly underground, and having velvety fur, very small eyes, and strong forefeet.
2. a spy who becomes part of and works from within the ranks of an enemy governmental staff or intelligence agency. Cf. double agent.
3. Mach.a large, powerful machine for boring through earth or rock, used in the construction of tunnels.

mole



Pronunciation: (mōl), [key]
n.
a small, congenital spot or blemish on the human skin, usually of a dark color, slightly elevated, and sometimes hairy; nevus.

mole



Pronunciation: (mōl), [key]
n.
1. a massive structure, esp. of stone, set up in the water, as for a breakwater or a pier.
2. an anchorage or harbor protected by such a structure.

mole



Pronunciation: (mōl), [key]
n. Chem.
the molecular weight of a substance expressed in grams; gram molecule. Also,mol.

mole



Pronunciation: (mōl), [key]
n. Pathol.
a fleshy mass in the uterus formed by a hemorrhagic dead ovum.

mo•le



Pronunciation: (mō'lā; Sp. mô'le), [key]
n. Mexican Cookery.
a spicy sauce flavored with chocolate, usually served with turkey or chicken.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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