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Definitions for (noun) main

Main entry: main Definition: a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage

Main entry: main, briny Definition: any very large body of (salt) water

Definitions for (adjective) main

Main entry: independent, main Definition: (of a clause) capable of standing syntactically alone as a complete sentence Usage: the main (or independent) clause in a complex sentence has at least a subject and a verb

Main entry: main, master, chief, primary, principal Definition: most important element Usage: the chief aim of living; the main doors were of solid glass; the principal rivers of America; the principal example; policemen were primary targets; the master bedroom; a master switch

Main entry: main Definition: of force; of the greatest possible intensity Usage: by main strength