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clinch, clamp, vice, brace, bracket; cotter, dowel, miter; stick, stick on, bond, cement, glue, solder, weld, fuse.
2. enclose, envelop, encircle; box in, hem in, shut in, case in, cage, confine; coop up, pen up, bolt
or bar in.
3. aim, point, direct, draw
or get a bead on; sight, focus, zero in on, beam; position, mark, train.
4. seize, take hold, catch hold, snatch, grab; cling, cleave, hold onto for dear life; clutch, clench, grip, grasp.

fastening, n. clasp, hook, catch, clip, snap, hook and eye, button, fastener; latch, lock, padlock, bar, bolt, hasp; pin, buckle, agraffe; clamp, vise, brace; tie, link, bond, vinculum, nexus; hinder, holder, connector, copula, yoke; rope, chain, tether; nail, dowel, tack, screw, clincher, rivet, staple, holdfast, peg, spike.

fastidious, adj. 1. hard to please, critical, difficult; overcritical, hypercritical, overdemanding, overexacting; fussy, finicky, overparticular, finical, meticulous; picky, Inf. choosy, dainty, Inf. fuddy-duddy, Inf. pernickety.
2. overfastidious, overnice, overdelicate; affected, coxcombical, foppish, dapper, dandy,

fat, adj. 1. obese, overweight, flabby, stout, portly, pursy, corpulent, Scot. fodgel; chubby, tubby, pudgy, plump; round, rounded out, rotund; fleshy, well-fed; paunchy, potbellied, roundbellied, big-bellied, large-bellied, great-bellied, abdominous, Inf baywin-dowed, Inf. corporational, SI. beer-bellied, Obs. gorbeltied.
2. large, bulky, hulky, hulking; massive, gross, ponderous, gargantuan, elephantine; lumpy, lumpish; heavy, beefy, brawny, burly, sturdy.
3. fatty, greasy, suety, tallowy; blubber, blubbery, adipose, pinguid, lardaceous, sebaceous; oily, oleaginous, unctuous; buttery, butyraceous; soapy, saponaceous.
4. fertile, rich, lush, productive, teeming, fruitful; plentiful, abundant, plenteous, copious, flush; bountiful, well-stocked, well-supplied, well-furnished, replete.
5. well-paying, profitable, lucrative, remunerative.
6. wealthy, prosperous, affluent, moneyed, comfortable, well-to-do, well-off,
Inf. well-heeled.
7. thick, broad, extended, extensive, expanded, voluminous; big, ample, immense.
8. dull, stupid, sluggish, obtuse, doltish, weak-minded, thickheaded, slow-witted, dull-witted, fat-witted.
-n. 9. fat cell, fatty tissue, adipose tissue; fatness, obesity, obeseness, corpulence, corpulency,
Fr. embonpoint, Pathol, adiposis; chubbiness, tubbiness, paunchiness, pudginess, plumpness, roundedness, rotundity; portliness, stoutness, burliness; hulk, bulk.
10. riches, wealth, fortune, affluence, plenty, plenitude, bounty, abundance; opulence, splendor, luxury, lavishness; superfluity, overabundance, excess, overplus, surplus, surplusage, redundancy.
11. lard, tallow, suet,
Zool. blubber; butter.
-v. 12. fatten, batten, increase; plump, fill out. See - fatten
(defs. 1, 3).

fatal, adj. 1. deadly, lethal, mortal, mortiferous, deathful, Archaic, lethiferous; venomous, virulent, toxic, morbific; fell, baneful, mephitic, viperous, poisonous, Archaic, venenose.
2. destructive, ruinous, annihilative, calamitous, disastrous, catastrophic, cataclysmic, extirpative; killing, slaughtering, slaughterous, suicidal, murderous, death-dealing, internecine, internecive; pernicious, dangerous, hazardous, deleterious, detrimental; harmful, injurious, nocuous, hurtful, nocent, baleful, noisome; noxious, malicious, malign, malignant, menacing; pestilential, pestiferous, infective, infectious, pestilent, contaminative, contagious, leprous, septic.

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Precautions while using Overhead Projectors

Overhead projector has been a favorite presentation tool

The overhead projector has been a favorite presentation tool for educators and business people alike. Its origins in technology go back to the turn of the century, but in the late 1950s and early 1960s, the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company 3M introduced the use of transparency film for educational purposes and became a major manufacturer of overhead projectors. With the projectors user manual and a little practice time, youll be ready to give your own presentation.

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