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Straight

a.1.A variant of Strait, a.
Egypt is a long country, but it is straight, that is to say, narrow.
- Sir J. Mandeville.
1.Right, in a mathematical sense; passing from one point to another by the nearest course; direct; not deviating or crooked; as, a straight line or course; a straight piece of timber.
And the crooked shall be made straight.
- Isa. xl. 4.
2.(Bot.) Approximately straight; not much curved; as, straight ribs are such as pass from the base of a leaf to the apex, with a small curve.
3.(Card Playing) Composed of cards which constitute a regular sequence, as the ace, king, queen, jack, and ten-spot; as, a straight hand; a straight flush.
4.Conforming to justice and rectitude; not deviating from truth or fairness; upright; as, straight dealing.
5.Unmixed; undiluted; as, to take liquor straight.
6.Making no exceptions or deviations in one's support of the organization and candidates of a political party; as, a straight Republican; a straight Democrat; also, containing the names of all the regularly nominated candidates of a party and no others; as, a straight ballot.
Straight arch
(Arch.) a form of arch in which the intrados is straight, but with its joints drawn radially, as in a common arch.
A straight face
one giving no evidence of merriment or other emotion.
A straight line
"That which lies evenly between its extreme points." Euclid. "The shortest line between two points." Chauvenet. "A line which has the same direction through its whole length." Newcomb.
- Euclid.
Straight-way valve
a valve which, when opened widely, affords a straight passageway, as for water.
adv.1.In a straight manner; directly; rightly; forthwith; immediately; as, the arrow went straight to the mark.
Everything was going on straight.
- W. Black.
n.1.(Poker) A hand of five cards in consecutive order as to value; a sequence. When they are of one suit, it is calles straight flush.
v. t.1.To straighten.
Noun1.straight - a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
2.straight - a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)
3.straight - a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse
Synonyms: straightaway
Adj.1.straight - successive (without a break); "sick for five straight days"
Synonyms: consecutive
2.straight - having no deviations; "straight lines"; "straight roads across the desert"; "straight teeth"; "straight shoulders"
Antonyms:
crooked - having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned; "crooked country roads"; "crooked teeth"
3.straight - (of hair) having no waves or curls; "her naturally straight hair hung long and silky"
Antonyms:
curly - (of hair) having curls or waves; "they envied her naturally curly hair"
4.straight - erect in posture; "behind him sat old man Arthur; he was straight with something angry in his attitude"; "stood defiantly with unbowed back"
Synonyms: unbowed, unbent, upright
5.straight - right; in keeping with the facts; "set the record straight"; "made sure the facts were straight in the report"
6.straight - honest and morally upright; "I just want a straight answer to the question"; "straight dealing"
Antonyms:
corrupt, crooked - not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive
7.straight - no longer coiled
Synonyms: uncoiled
8.straight - without curves
Antonyms:
curved, curving - not straight; having or marked by a curve or smoothly rounded bend; "the curved tusks of a walrus"; "his curved lips suggested a smile but his eyes were hard"
9.straight - neatly arranged; not disorderly; "the room is straight now"
10.straight - characterized by honesty and fairness; "a square deal"; "wanted to do the square thing"
Synonyms: square
11.straight - not homosexual
12.straight - accurately fitted; level; "the window frame isn't quite true"
Synonyms: true
13.straight - without water; "took his whiskey neat"
Synonyms: full-strength, neat
14.straight - reliable in matters of fact; "he was always straight with me"
15.straight - following a correct or logical method; "straight reasoning"
16.straight - rigidly conventional or old-fashioned
Synonyms: square
Adv.1.straight - without deviation; "the path leads directly to the lake"; "went direct to the office"
Synonyms: direct, directly
2.straight - in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly; "he didn't answer directly"; "told me straight out"; "came out flat for less work and more pay"
Synonyms: directly, flat
3.straight - in a straight line; in a direct course; "the road runs straight"
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