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ser•pen•tine



Pronunciation: (sûr'pun-tēn", -tīn"), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/serpentine.html on line 75 [key]
adj., n., v., -tined, -tin•ing.


adj.
1. of, characteristic of, or resembling a serpent, as in form or movement.
2. having a winding course, as a road; sinuous.
3. shrewd, wily, or cunning.

n.
1. a device on a harquebus lock for holding the match.
2. a cannon having any of various bore sizes, used from the 15th to the 17th century.
3. Skating.a school figure made by skating two figure eights that share one loop.

v.i.
to make or follow a winding course: The stream serpentines through the valley.

ser•pen•tine



Pronunciation: (sûr'pun-tēn", -tīn"), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/serpentine.html on line 127 [key]
n.
a common mineral, hydrous magnesium silicate, H2Mg3Si2O2, usually oily green and sometimes spotted, occurring in many varieties: used for architectural and decorative purposes.

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

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