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General dictionaries General (28 matching dictionaries)
  1. decay: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. decay: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. decay: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. decay: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. decay, decay: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. decay: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. decay: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  8. Decay: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. decay: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. decay: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. decay: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  12. decay: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. decay: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  14. decay: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. decay: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Decay (7dust song), Decay (Biohazard song), Decay (DC Comics), Decay (Exemplar), Decay (Ride song), Decay (Sevendust song), Decay (comics), Decay (disambiguation), Decay (film), Decay (physics), Decay (song), Decay: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Decay: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. decay: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. decay: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. decay: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. decay: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. decay: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. decay: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. decay: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. decay: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. decay: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Decay: Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Decay: Glossary of Health Care Terms [home, info]
  2. Decay: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  3. decay: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. decay: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. Decay: Game Dictionary [home, info]
  3. decay: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. decay: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. decay: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Decay: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]
  2. decay: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. -Decay, Decay: Extragalactic Astronomy [home, info]
  2. DECAY: Cytokines & Cells Online Pathfinder Encyclopaedia [home, info]
  3. decay: UNCChem Glossary [home, info]
  4. Decay: Accelerator Glossary [home, info]
  5. Decay: Underwater Archaeology Glossary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Decay: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. Decay: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. decay: Glossary of Meteorology [home, info]
  3. DECAY: Lake and Water Word Glossary [home, info]
  4. decay: Rane Professional Audio Reference [home, info]
  5. Decay: Sweetwater Music [home, info]
  6. Decay: Nuclear Terms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (decay)

noun:  the organic phenomenon of rotting
noun:  a gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current
noun:  the process of gradually becoming inferior
noun:  the spontaneous disintegration of a radioactive substance along with the emission of ionizing radiation
noun:  an inferior state resulting from the process of decaying ("The corpse was in an advanced state of decay")
verb:  undergo decay or decomposition ("The body started to decay and needed to be cremated")
verb:  fall into decay or ruin ("The unoccupied house started to decay")
verb:  lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current

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Phrases that include decay:   decay constant, gamma decay, senile decay, beta-positive decay, ec decay, more...

Words similar to decay:   crumble, decayed, decayer, decaying, decline, decompose, decomposition, delapidate, disintegrate, disintegration, molder, radioactive decay, rot, more...

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