either of two related enzymes that control the production of prostaglandins and are blocked by aspirin
act as the coxswain, in a boat race
a unit of length equal to 4 inches; used in measuring horses; "the horse stood 20 hands"
physical assistance; "give me a hand with the chores"
terminal part of the forelimb in certain vertebrates (e.g. apes or kangaroos); "the kangaroo's forearms seem undeveloped but the powerful five-fingered hands are skilled at feinting and clouting"- Springfield (Mass.) Union
a rotating pointer on the face of a timepiece; "the big hand counts the minutes"
the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb; "he had the hands of a surgeon"; "he extended his mitt"
ability; "he wanted to try his hand at singing"
one of two sides of an issue; "on the one hand..., but on the other hand..."
guide or conduct or usher somewhere; "hand the elderly lady into the taxi"
something written by hand; "she recognized his handwriting"; "his hand was illegible"
place into the hands or custody of;
a round of applause to sig
a chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent's king
an exact duplicate; "when a match is found an entry is made in the notebook"
South American tea-like drink made from leaves of a South American holly called mate
the officer below the master on a commercial ship
informal term for a friend of the same sex
the partner of an animal (especially a sexual partner); "he loved the mare and all her mates"; "camels hate leaving their mates"
a person's partner in marriage
a fellow member of a team; "it was his first start against his former teammates"
South American holly; leaves used in making a drink like tea
place an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game; "Kasparov checkmated his opponent after only a few moves"
one of a pair; "he lost the mate to his shoe"; "one eye was blue but its fellow was brown"