Associations to the word «Allen»


ALLEN, proper noun. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Timothy Field Allen (1837-1902).
ALLEN, proper noun. An English and Scottish surname​ derived from the given name Alan.
ALLEN, proper noun. A male given name, a variant of Alan; in modern use often transferred from the surname.
ALLEN BOLT, noun. A bolt whose head has a hexagonal socket.
ALLEN BOLTS, noun. Plural of Allen bolt
ALLEN CHARGE, noun. (US) (legal) An instruction intended to prevent a hung jury by encouraging jurors in the minority to reconsider.
ALLEN CHARGES, noun. Plural of Allen charge
ALLEN CURVE, noun. (communication theory) A graphical representation that reveals the exponential drop in frequency of communication between engineers as the distance between them increases.
ALLEN CURVES, noun. Plural of Allen curve
ALLEN KEY, noun. A hex head wrench.
ALLEN KEYS, noun. Plural of Allen key
ALLEN SCREW, noun. A screw whose head has a hexagonal socket.
ALLEN SCREWS, noun. Plural of Allen screw
ALLEN WRENCH, noun. A hex head wrench.
ALLEN WRENCHES, noun. Plural of Allen wrench

Dictionary definition

ALLEN, noun. United States comedienne remembered as the confused but imperturbable partner of her husband, George Burns (1906-1964).
ALLEN, noun. United States filmmaker and comic actor (1935-).
ALLEN, noun. A soldier of the American Revolution whose troops helped capture Fort Ticonderoga from the British (1738-1789).

Wise words

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