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Old November 23rd, 2021, 06:16 AM
Tim Lodge
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Default [Dixonary] Round 3211 SUBLITION Defs - Vote Now!"

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.






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