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Chemotherapy n. Treatment of disease, esp. Cancer, by chemical substances.Chenille n. 1 tufty velvety cord or yarn. 2 fabric of this. [french, = caterpillar, from latin canicula little dog] stasis Cheque n. 1 written order to a bank to pay the stated sum from the drawer's account. 2 printed form on which this is written. [from *check]Bias binding n. Strip of fabric cut obliquely and used to bind edges.Cheque-book n. Book of forms for writing cheques.Biathlon n. Athletic contest in skiing and shooting or cycling and running. [from *bi-, after *pentathlon]Bias �n. 1 (often foll. By towards, against) predisposition or prejudice. 2 statistics distortion of a statistical result due to a neglected factor. 3 edge cut obliquely across the weave of a fabric. 4 sport a irregular shape given to a bowl. B oblique course this causes it to run. �v. (-s- or -ss-) 1 (esp. As biased adj.) Influence (usu. Unfairly); prejudice. 2 give a bias to.  on the bias obliquely, diagonally. [french]Chenille n. 1 tufty velvety cord or yarn. 2 fabric of this. [french, = caterpillar, from latin canicula little dog]Bias binding n. Strip of fabric cut obliquely and used to bind edges.Cheque-book n. Book of forms for writing cheques.




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