Round 3211 SUBLITION Defs - Vote Now!"

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Tim Lodge

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Nov 23, 2021, 6:16:37 AM11/23/21
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Here we have 11 defs of the word SUBLITION, only one of which comes from my dictionary.  Please vote for your two favourites by public reply to this message before the deadline, which is:

        21:00 UTC/GMT on Wednesday 24th November in London
        22:00 CET in France and the Netherlands (and South Africa)
         4:00 PM EDT in New York   
         1:00 PM PDT in California
        10:00 NZST on Thursady 25th in New Zealand


New players are welcome - just don't look up the word until after you've voted.

--  Tim L

 *** SUBLITION ***

 1.     Water torture.
 2.     The transfer of liability by contract.
 3.     Deliberate manipulation of thought and behaviour.
 4.     The act of silently mouthing the words when reading.
 5.     [_Crystallog._] cleavage parallel to the lateral planes.
 6.     The state of being under the bed; _transf. *in sublition*_: clandestinely
 7.     A sloping surface, especially of a bone, such as the occipital and sphenoid.
 8.     [_Painting. Obsolete. rare._] The first coating of paint applied, the ground colour; the act or process of applying the ground colour.
 9.     a legal writ, usually issued by a judge or magistrate, to compel a person or corporation to refrain from publicly disparaging other litigants in a trial.
10.     The chemical process in deciduous trees, typically in autumn, in which chlorophyll breaks down and foliage displays its underlying red/orange/brown colours.
11.     One of the provisions in the Japanese Civil Code (_Minpō_, enacted in 1898) which implies that obligations between individuals in Japan are more regulated by social relations than by formal legal agreements. 






Paul Keating

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Nov 23, 2021, 7:21:56 AM11/23/21
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8 & 11 for me.

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Johnb - co.uk

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Nov 23, 2021, 8:53:05 AM11/23/21
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#6 and #8 please
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Debbie Embler

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Nov 23, 2021, 8:53:38 AM11/23/21
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1 and 7 please

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Ann Druce

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Nov 23, 2021, 9:05:58 AM11/23/21
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I’ll take 4 and 8.

 

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France International/Mike Shefler

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Nov 23, 2021, 9:39:34 AM11/23/21
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#6 because as a child the monsters were in sublition, and #8 because we hardly ever see 3 qualifiers to a definition.

Judy Madnick

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Nov 23, 2021, 10:09:00 AM11/23/21
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2.     The transfer of liability by contract.

and 


9.     a legal writ, usually issued by a judge or magistrate, to compel a person or corporation to refrain from publicly disparaging other litigants in a trial.
 
Judy Madnick  

Tim B

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Nov 23, 2021, 10:29:05 AM11/23/21
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Sorry, Tim; my first attempt went just to you, finger trouble.

4 and 9, please.

Best wishes,
Tim Bourne.

Efrem G Mallach

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Nov 23, 2021, 5:22:52 PM11/23/21
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Vox pop says #8. And #4 because it's half of 8.

Efrem

On Nov 23, 2021, at 6:16 AM, Tim Lodge <d...@timlodge.co.uk> wrote:

Here we have 11 defs of the word SUBLITION, only one of which comes from my dictionary.  Please vote for your two favourites by public reply to this message before the deadline, which is:

        21:00 UTC/GMT on Wednesday 24th November in London
        22:00 CET in France and the Netherlands (and South Africa)
         4:00 PM EDT in New York   
         1:00 PM PDT in California
        10:00 NZST on Thursady 25th in New Zealand


New players are welcome - just don't look up the word until after you've voted.

--  Tim L

 *** SUBLITION ***


 4.     The act of silently mouthing the words when reading.
 

Daniel B Widdis

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Nov 23, 2021, 5:25:15 PM11/23/21
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6 and 8 for precisely the same reasons as Mike.

Shani Naylor

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Nov 24, 2021, 2:15:38 AM11/24/21
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I'll hang with the crowd & vote 6 & 8.



ALAN MALLACH

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Nov 24, 2021, 8:33:44 AM11/24/21
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What the heck - 4 and 5. 
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