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 picture tube picture tube /ˈpɪktʃər tuːb/

noun

  1. A cathode-ray tube in a television receiver; translates the received signal into a picture on a luminescent screen  ( kinescope , picture tube , television tube )
    a cathode-ray tube in a television receiver; translates the received signal into a picture on a luminescent screen


 lay-by lay-by /ˈleɪˌbaɪ/

noun

  1. [British] Designated paved area beside a main road where cars can stop temporarily  ( lay-by [British] , layby [British] , pull-off , rest area [ N. American] , rest stop )
    designated paved area beside a main road where cars can stop temporarily


 sweet cicely sweet cicely /ˈswiːt ˈsɪsəli/

noun

  1. Fresh ferny leaves and green seeds used as garnish in salads and cold vegetables; dried seeds used in confectionery and liqueurs  ( sweet cicely )
    fresh ferny leaves and green seeds used as garnish in salads and cold vegetables; dried seeds used in confectionery and liqueurs
     She garnished the salad with fresh leaves of sweet cicely.
    She garnished the salad with fresh leaves of sweet cicely.
  2. Aromatic resin that is burned as incense and used in perfume  ( gum myrrh , myrrh , sweet cicely )
    aromatic resin that is burned as incense and used in perfume
  3. European herb with soft ferny leaves and white flowers  ( Myrrhis odorata , sweet cicely )
    European herb with soft ferny leaves and white flowers


 deduction deduction /dɪˈdʌkʃən/

noun

  1. () A reduction in the gross amount on which a tax is calculated; reduces taxes by the percentage fixed for the taxpayer's income bracket  ( tax deduction , tax write-off , deduction )
    a reduction in the gross amount on which a tax is calculated; reduces taxes by the percentage fixed for the taxpayer's income bracket
      The tax deduction for home office expenses was a welcome relief for freelancers.
    The tax deduction for home office expenses was a welcome relief for freelancers.
  2. () The act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole)  ( subtraction , deduction )
    the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole)
     He complained about the subtraction of money from their paychecks
    he complained about the subtraction of money from their paychecks
  3. () Reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)  ( deductive reasoning , synthesis , deduction )
    reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)
  4. () Something that is inferred (deduced, entailed or implied)  ( entailment , deduction , implication )
    something that is inferred (deduced, entailed or implied)
     His resignation had political implications
    his resignation had political implications
  5. () An amount or percentage deducted  ( discount , deduction )
    an amount or percentage deducted
  6. The act of reducing the selling price of merchandise  ( deduction , price reduction , discount )
    the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise