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Adjective: main  meyn
  1. Most important element
    "the main doors were of solid glass";
    - chief, primary, principal, master
     
  2. (of a clause) capable of standing syntactically alone as a complete sentence
    "the main clause in a complex sentence has at least a subject and a verb";
    - independent
     
  3. Of force; of the greatest possible intensity
    "by main strength"
Noun: main  meyn
  1. Any very large body of (salt) water
    - briny [Brit]
     
  2. A principal pipe in a system that distributes water, gas, electricity or that collects sewage
     
  3. The lowermost sail on the mainmast
    - mainsail

Sounds like: mailers, malmain, mane, M

Derived forms: mains

See also: important, intense, of import

Type of: body of water, canvas, canvass, pipage, pipe, piping, sail, sheet, water

Part of: base, hydrosphere, infrastructure

Encyclopedia: Main, Verner Wright