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Gain 1

Definition: A square or beveled notch cut out of a girder, binding joist, or other timber which supports a floor beam, so as to receive the end of the floor beam.

Gain 2

Definition: Convenient; suitable; direct; near; handy; dexterous; easy; profitable; cheap; respectable.

Gain 3

Definition: That which is gained, obtained, or acquired, as increase, profit, advantage, or benefit; opposed to loss.

Gain 4

Definition: The obtaining or amassing of profit or valuable possessions; acquisition; accumulation.

Gain 5

Definition: To get, as profit or advantage; to obtain or acquire by effort or labor; as, to gain a good living.

Gain 6

Definition: To come off winner or victor in; to be successful in; to obtain by competition; as, to gain a battle; to gain a case at law; to gain a prize.

Gain 7

Definition: To reach; to attain to; to arrive at; as, to gain the top of a mountain; to gain a good harbor.

Gain 8

Definition: To get, incur, or receive, as loss, harm, or damage.

Gain 9

Definition: To have or receive advantage or profit; to acquire gain; to grow rich; to advance in interest, health, or happiness; to make progress; as, the sick man gains daily.

gain 10

Definition: the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input

gain 11

Definition: the advantageous quality of being beneficial

gain 12

Definition: the amount by which the revenue of a business exceeds its cost of operating

gain 13

Definition: a quantity that is added; "there was an addition to property taxes this year"; "they recorded the cattle''s gain in weight over a period of weeks"

gain 14

Definition: increase (one''s body weight); "She gained pounds when she stopped exercising"

gain 15

Definition: increase in; "gain momentum"; "gain nerve"

gain 16

Definition: rise in rate or price; "The stock market gained points today"

gain 17

Definition: obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; "The home team was gaining ground"; "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference"

gain 18

Definition: reach a destination, either real or abstract; "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"

gain 19

Definition: win something through one''s efforts; "I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese"; "Gain an understanding of international finance"

gain 20

Definition: earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; "How much do you make a month in your new job?"; "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger brought in lots of money"; "He clears each month"

gain 21

Definition: derive a benefit from; "She profited from his vast experience"

gain 22

Definition: obtain; "derive pleasure from one''s garden"


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