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Meanings of Cantering:

verb

(of a horse) move at a canter in a particular direction.

Usage examples:

They cantered down into the village
noun

A pace of a horse or other quadruped between a trot and a gallop, with not less than one foot on the ground at any time.

Usage examples:

I rode away at a canter

Meanings of Canters:

noun

A pace of a horse or other quadruped between a trot and a gallop, with not less than one foot on the ground at any time.

Usage examples:

I rode away at a canter
verb

(of a horse) move at a canter in a particular direction.

Usage examples:

They cantered down into the village

Meanings of Canthari:

noun

(in ancient greece and rome) a large two-handled drinking cup.

Usage examples:

The most ordinary, perhaps, is the cantharus, or two-handled cup, which was particularly sacred to …

Cantharides

kanˈθarɪdiːz

Meanings of Cantharides:

noun

See spanish fly.

Cantharidin

kanˈθarɪdɪn

Meanings of Cantharidin:

noun

A toxic fatty substance secreted by blister beetles. it causes blistering and has been used in various traditional remedies including spanish fly.

Cantharus

ˈkanθ(ə)rəs

Meanings of Cantharus:

noun

(in ancient greece and rome) a large two-handled drinking cup.

Usage examples:

The most ordinary, perhaps, is the cantharus, or two-handled cup, which was particularly sacred to …

Canthi

ˈkanθəs

Meanings of Canthi:

noun

The outer or inner corner of the eye, where the upper and lower lids meet.

Usage examples:

Systemic effects from eye drops can be reduced by occlusion of the punctum (finger pressed on the c…

Canthus

ˈkanθəs

Meanings of Canthus:

noun

The outer or inner corner of the eye, where the upper and lower lids meet.

Usage examples:

Systemic effects from eye drops can be reduced by occlusion of the punctum (finger pressed on the c…

Canticle

ˈkantɪk(ə)l

Meanings of Canticle:

noun

A hymn or chant, typically with a biblical text, forming a regular part of a church service.

Usage examples:

Subtitled ‘overture on liturgical themes,’ it is based on the obikhod, a collection of russian orth…

Canticles

ˈkantɪk(ə)l

Meanings of Canticles:

noun

A hymn or chant, typically with a biblical text, forming a regular part of a church service.

Usage examples:

Subtitled ‘overture on liturgical themes,’ it is based on the obikhod, a collection of russian orth…

Meanings of Cantico:

noun

Among some eastern algonquian peoples: a social or religious gathering, especially for dancing.

Cantilena

ˌkantɪˈleɪnə

Meanings of Cantilena:

noun

The part carrying the melody in a composition.

Usage examples:

Long string cantilenas run through works like the symphonies

Meanings of Cantilever:

noun

A long projecting beam or girder fixed at only one end, used in bridge construction.

Usage examples:

Right up there, on the very summit of one of the three great double cantilevers of the forth bridge…
verb

Support by a cantilever or cantilevers.

Usage examples:

A glass and stone box is cantilevered over the street

Meanings of Cantilevered:

adjective

(of a projecting beam or structure) fixed or supported at only one end.

Usage examples:

A cantilevered deck
verb

Support by a cantilever or cantilevers.

Usage examples:

A glass and stone box is cantilevered over the street

Cantilevering

ˈkantɪliːvə

Meanings of Cantilevering:

verb

Support by a cantilever or cantilevers.

Usage examples:

A glass and stone box is cantilevered over the street
noun

A long projecting beam or girder fixed at only one end, used in bridge construction.

Usage examples:

Right up there, on the very summit of one of the three great double cantilevers of the forth bridge…

Cantillate

ˈkantɪleɪt

Meanings of Cantillate:

verb

Chant or intone (a passage of religious text).

Usage examples:

He cantillated the verses of the ancient avesta

Cantillated

ˈkantɪleɪt

Meanings of Cantillated:

verb

Chant or intone (a passage of religious text).

Usage examples:

He cantillated the verses of the ancient avesta

Cantillating

ˈkantɪleɪt

Meanings of Cantillating:

verb

Chant or intone (a passage of religious text).

Usage examples:

He cantillated the verses of the ancient avesta

Cantina

kanˈtiːnə

Meanings of Cantina:

noun

(especially in a spanish-speaking country or the south-western us) a bar.

Usage examples:

The bars are doing a booming business and there are now some fifteen gay clubs, bars, cantinas and …

Meanings of Cantinas:

noun

(especially in a spanish-speaking country or the south-western us) a bar.

Usage examples:

The bars are doing a booming business and there are now some fifteen gay clubs, bars, cantinas and …

Meanings of Canting:

verb

Talk hypocritically and sanctimoniously about something.

Usage examples:

If they'd stop canting about ‘honest work’ they might get somewhere
noun

Hypocritical and sanctimonious talk, typically of a moral, religious, or political nature.

Usage examples:

He had no time for the cant of the priests about sin

Meanings of Cantle:

noun

The raised curved part at the back of a horse's saddle.

Usage examples:

Failure of tack was not uncommon as well, with saddle cantles breaking and harness straps failing.

Cantles

ˈkant(ə)l

Meanings of Cantles:

noun

The raised curved part at the back of a horse's saddle.

Usage examples:

Failure of tack was not uncommon as well, with saddle cantles breaking and harness straps failing.

Canto

ˈkæn.təʊ

Meanings of Canto:

noun

One of the sections into which certain long poems are divided.

Usage examples:

Dante's divine comedy has 100 cantos

Canton

ˈkæn.tɒn

Meanings of Canton:

noun

A subdivision of a country established for political or administrative purposes.

Usage examples:

They rejected the possibility of dividing the country into cantons
proper noun

An industrial city in north-eastern ohio; population 78,362 (est. 2008). the professional football hall of fame is here.

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