HyperDic: mole

English > 6 senses of the word mole:
NOUNquantitymole, gram molecule, molthe molecular weight of a substance expressed in grams
person mole, counterspya spy who works against enemy / enemy espionage
foodmolespicy sauce often containing chocolate
attributemolea small congenital pigmented spot on the skin
artifactmole, breakwater, groin, groyne, bulwark, seawall, jettya protective structure of stone or concrete
animalmolesmall velvety-furred burrowing mammal having small eyes and fossorial forefeet
mole > pronunciation
Soundsmow'l
Rhymesamphibole ... whole: 76 rhymes with owl...
English > mole: 6 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningThe molecular weight of a substance expressed in grams; the basic unit of amount of substance adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites.
Synonymsgram molecule, mol
Broadermetric weight unit, weight unitA decimal unit of weight based on the gram
Spanishmol
Catalanmol
Adjectivesmolaldesignating a solution containing one mole of solute per kilogram of solvent
molarcontaining one mole of a substance
molardesignating a solution containing one mole of solute per liter of solution
English > mole: 6 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA spy who works against enemy / enemy espionage.
Synonymcounterspy
Broaderspy, undercover agent(military) a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors
Spanishagente doble, contraespía, counterspy, informante, topo
Catalanagent doble, counterspy
English > mole: 6 senses > noun 3, food
Meaningspicy sauce often containing chocolate.
RegionMexico, United Mexican StatesA republic in southern North America
Broadersauceflavorful relish or dressing or topping served as an accompaniment to food
Spanishmole
Catalanmole
English > mole: 6 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningA small congenital pigmented spot on the skin.
Broaderblemish, defect, marA mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
Spanishlunar
Catalanpiga
English > mole: 6 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away.
Synonymsbreakwater, groin, groyne, bulwark, seawall, jetty
BroaderbarrierA structure or object that impedes free movement
Spanishdique, escollera, espigón, malecón, rompeolas
Catalandic, engonal, escullera, espigó, talp, trencaonades
English > mole: 6 senses > noun 6, animal
Meaningsmall velvety-furred burrowing mammal having small eyes and fossorial forefeet.
Member ofTalpidae, family Talpidaemoles
Narrowerbrewer's mole, hair-tailed mole, Parascalops brewerimole of eastern North America
golden moleMole of southern Africa having iridescent guard hairs mixed with the underfur
shrew moleslender mole having a long snout and tail
starnose mole, star-nosed mole, Condylura cristataamphibious mole of eastern North America having pink fleshy tentacles around the nose
Broaderinsectivoresmall insect-eating mainly nocturnal terrestrial / terrestrial or fossorial mammals
Spanishtopo
Catalantalp

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