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union
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 8
2. Agreement and conjunction of mind, spirit, will, affections, or the like; harmony; concord.
3. A textile fabric composed of two or more materials, as cotton, silk, wool, etc., woven together.
4. A large, fine pearl.
5. A cask suspended on trunnions, in which fermentation is carried on.
6. That which is united, or made one; something formed by a combination or coalition of parts or members; a confederation; a consolidated body; a league; as, the weavers have formed a union; trades unions have become very numerous; the United States of America are often called the Union.
8. A joint or other connection uniting parts of machinery, or the like, as the elastic pipe of a tender connecting it with the feed pipe of a locomotive engine; especially, a pipe fitting for connecting pipes, or pipes and fittings, in such a way as to facilitate disconnection.
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