solitaire

  1. a gem (usually a diamond) in a setting by itself
  2. extinct flightless bird related to the dodo
  3. dull gray North American thrushes noted for its beautiful song
  4. a card game played by one person

solitaire

A ring set with a single stone, often a diamond.
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Solitaire

• (n.) A single diamond in a setting; also, sometimes, a precious stone of any kind set alone. • (n.) Any species of American thrushlike birds of the genus Myadestes. They are noted their sweet songs and retiring habits. Called also fly-catching thrush. A West Indian species (Myadestes sibilans) is called the invisible bird. • (n.) A...
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solitaire

1. A person who lives in solitude; a recluse; a hermit. ... 2. A single diamond in a setting; also, sometimes, a precious stone of any kind set alone. 'Diamond solitaires blazing on his breast and wrists.' (Mrs. R. H. Davis) ... 3. A game which one person can play alone; applied to many games of cards, etc.; also, to a game played on a board with p...
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solitaire

noun extinct flightless bird related to the dodo
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solitaire

noun a card game played by one person
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Solitaire

[bird] Cichlopsis For other uses, see Solitaire (disambiguation) The solitaires are medium-sized mostly insectivorous birds in the genera Myadestes, Cichlopsis and Entomodestes of the thrush family Turdidae. These are species of the Americas and Hawaii; especially in the latter part of their range, several island populations have gone extin...
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Solitaire

[cipher] The Solitaire cryptographic algorithm was designed by Bruce Schneier to allow field agents to communicate securely without having to rely on electronics or having to carry incriminating tools, at the request of Neal Stephenson for use in his novel Cryptonomicon. It was designed to be a manual cryptosystem calculated with an ordinar...
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Solitaire

[musician] Solitaire from Baltimore, Maryland was a one-man project with pioneering live-electronics created by James L. Callahan; who performed, wrote and recorded solo synth-pop music between 1983 and 1986. James Callahan (aka Solitaire) was the first `truly computerized” artist in the Baltimore area. As Solitaire, Callahan played keybo...
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Solitaire

Sol`i·taire' noun [ French See Solitary .] 1. A person who lives in solitude; a recluse; a hermit. Pope. 2. A single diamond in a setting; also, sometimes, a precious stone of any kind set alone. « Diamond solitaires blazing on his breast and wrists.»...
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Solitaire

A game played by one person. There are many solitaire card games, but most people think of Klondike (also called Patience), perhaps due to the Windows program.
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solitaire

A simple piece of jewellery, usually a ring, set with a single gemstone, most often a diamond
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Solitaire

A solitaire was a broad black ribbon worn over a stock during the 18th century, with the ends at the front being tied, left to dangle or pinned at the front.
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solitaire

solitaire 1. A card game played by one person. 2. A gem, especially a diamond, that is set alone in a ring. 3. Before 1500, the English sense of solitere referred to a 'widow' then it became solitaire, a solitary person, a recluse.
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Solitaire

Solitaire is a game played by one person on a board with 33 small indentations, in which 32 marbles are placed - the centre hole remaining unfilled. The objective is to remove by 'jumping' - a marble may pass over another into an adjacent empty space - all the marbles except one, which should be left in the centre hole.
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Solitaire

Solitaire is a term used when a single gemstone is fitted on a piece of jewellery without any other add-ons. This setting allows a feature piece to shine with the maximum amount of light let in and then in turn reflected out.
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solitaire

solitaire or patience,any card game that can be played by one person. Solitaire is the American name; in England it is known as patience. There are probably more kinds of solitaire than all other card games together. The aim in most is to segregate the four suits, each in sequence, against the luck ...
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Solitaire

The solitaire (Pezophaps solitaria) is an extinct flightless pigeon, nearly allied to the dodo, which lived in the island of Rodriguez in the Indian Ocean until about 1761. It had longer legs than the dodo, the male standing almost one metre high.
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solitaire

[n] - a gem (usually a diamond) in a setting by itself 2. [n] - extinct flightless bird related to the dodo 3. [n] - dull gray North American thrushes noted for its beautiful song 4. [n] - a card game played by one person
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