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moot



Pronunciation: (mOOt), [key]
adj.
1. open to discussion or debate; debatable; doubtful: a moot point.
2. of little or no practical value or meaning; purely academic.
3. Chiefly Law.not actual; theoretical; hypothetical.

v.t.
1. to present or introduce (any point, subject, project, etc.) for discussion.
2. to reduce or remove the practical significance of; make purely theoretical or academic.
3. Archaic.to argue (a case), esp. in a mock court.

n.
1. an assembly of the people in early England exercising political, administrative, and judicial powers.
2. an argument or discussion, esp. of a hypothetical legal case.
3. Obs.a debate, argument, or discussion.

moot



Pronunciation: (mOOt), [key]
n.
a ring gauge for checking the diameters of treenails.

v.t.
to bring (a treenail) to the proper diameter with a moot.

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

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