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Definition of the noun opening move
What does opening move mean as a name of something?
- the first of a series of actions
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- synonyms of opening move: first step / initiative / opening
- more generic words: beginning / commencement / start = the act of starting something
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Opening Move
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by Oxford University Press
opening move in a discussion, etc.
A Writer's Guide to Getting It Right by William Bryson
Properly, a gambit is an opening move that involves some strategic sacrifice or concession. All gambits are opening moves, but not all opening moves are gambits. gamut signifies a range of items, originally the notes in a musical scale, but ...
by Bill Bryson
Properly, a gambit is an opening move that involves some strategic sacrifice or concession. All gambits are opening moves, but not all opening moves are gambits. gamy. Not -ey. Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand. (1869–1948) Indian leader; ...
by Francis T. Cullen, Pamela Wilcox
The Six Stages Stage one, the opening move of the transaction, is performed by the victim and subsequently defined by the offender as offensive. Victims most commonly made a direct, verbal comment which offenders interpreted as insulting.
by Eric Schiller
by Eric Schiller- For players that like exciting no-holds-barred chess, this versatile gambit repertoire shows Black how to take charge with aggressive attacking defenses against any orthodox first White opening move; 1 .e4, 1 .d4 and 1 .c4.
A Compendium of Mistakes in Grammar, Usage, and Spelling with Commentary on Lexicographers and Linguists by Robert Hartwell Fiske
Gamhit is an opening move in the game of chess in which a piece is sacrificed to get an advantage; an opening maneuver or remark intended to gain an advantage. Gamut is a full range of something; all recognized musical notes.
by Martin H. Manser
galosh or golosh waterproof overshoe galumph to leap about galvanize or galvanise to cover with zinc; to stimulate into sudden activity galvanizing or galvanising galvanometer Gambia country in West Africa Gambian gambit opening move, ...
Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
Oxheart cherry, dark sour: Morello cherub: amoretto, angel, cupid, saint, seraph , spirit chess moment with no advantageous move: zugzwang chess moment with no safe move: stalemate chess opening move with minor piece: gambit chess ...
by Joel Alswang
defensive strategy to prevent the advance of an opponent's pawn blunder a serious error book move a generally known viable opening move breakthrough a pawn or other pieces move/s to clear lines and penetrate/s the opponent's terrain, ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
(In white's opening move shown here, the knight has moved forward two squares and left one space.) The bishop moves diagonally across any number of unoccupied squares.
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Pouch Stretch - Opening Move
A Brown Pelican in La Jolla turns the pouch inside out before going into a full pouch and neck stretch.
Photo credit: Ingrid Taylar
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