Events ("What?")

overspill
the relocation of people from overcrowded cities; they are accommodated in new houses or apartments in smaller towns
 
direction
the act of managing something
 
disinvestment
the withdrawal of capital from a country or corporation
 
defusing
the act of deactivating or making ineffective (as a bomb)
 
solar eclipse
the moon interrupts light from the sun
 
sledding
the sport of riding on a sled or sleigh
 
recycling
the act of processing used or abandoned materials for use in creating new products
 
embracing
the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
 
operation
the activity of operating something (a machine or business etc.)
 
cinch
a form of all fours in which the players bid for the privilege of naming trumps
 
rally
an automobile race run over public roads
 
re-establishment
restoration to a previous state
 
dramatisation
conversion into dramatic form
 
underexposure
the act of exposing film to too little light or for too short a time
 
personality test
any test that is intended to assess personality
 
undercut
a cut made underneath to remove material
 
electrification
the activity of thrilling or markedly exciting some person or group
 
calibration
the act of checking or adjusting (by comparison with a standard) the accuracy of a measuring instrument
 
lead
a position of being the initiator of something and an example that others will follow (especially in the phrase `take the lead')
 
receipt
the act of receiving
 
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