Definition of Mole

1. Noun. The molecular weight of a substance expressed in grams; the basic unit of amount of substance adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites.

Exact synonyms: Gram Molecule, Mol
Generic synonyms: Metric Weight Unit, Weight Unit
Derivative terms: Molal, Molar, Molar

2. Noun. A spy who works against enemy espionage.
Exact synonyms: Counterspy
Generic synonyms: Spy, Undercover Agent

3. Noun. Spicy sauce often containing chocolate.
Generic synonyms: Sauce
Geographical relationships: Mexico, United Mexican States

4. Noun. A small congenital pigmented spot on the skin.
Generic synonyms: Blemish, Defect, Mar

5. Noun. A protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away.
Exact synonyms: Breakwater, Bulwark, Groin, Groyne, Jetty, Seawall
Generic synonyms: Barrier
Derivative terms: Bulwark

6. Noun. Small velvety-furred burrowing mammal having small eyes and fossorial forefeet.

Definition of Mole

1. n. A spot; a stain; a mark which discolors or disfigures.

2. n. A mass of fleshy or other more or less solid matter generated in the uterus.

3. n. A mound or massive work formed of masonry or large stones, etc., laid in the sea, often extended either in a right line or an arc of a circle before a port which it serves to defend from the violence of the waves, thus protecting ships in a harbor; also, sometimes, the harbor itself.

4. n. Any insectivore of the family Talpidæ. They have minute eyes and ears, soft fur, and very large and strong fore feet.

5. v. t. To form holes in, as a mole; to burrow; to excavate; as, to mole the earth.

Definition of Mole

1. Noun. A pigmented spot on the skin, a naevus, slightly raised, and sometimes hairy. ¹

2. Noun. Any of several small, burrowing insectivores of the family Talpidae. ¹

3. Noun. Any of the burrowing rodents also called mole rats. ¹

4. Noun. (espionage) An internal spy, a person who involves himself or herself with an enemy organisation, especially an intelligence or governmental organisation, to determine and betray its secrets from within. ¹

5. Noun. A moll, a bitch, a slut. ¹

6. Noun. (context: nautical) A massive structure, usually of stone, used as a pier, breakwater or junction between places separated by water.[ mole] (accessed: March 30, 2007) ¹

7. Noun. (rare) A haven or harbour, protected with such a breakwater. ¹

8. Noun. A structure with a breakwater on one side, and a cargo handling facility on the other.'''US FM 55-15 '' TRANSPORTATION REFERENCE DATA; 9 June 1886''''' ¹

9. Noun. (context: chemistry physics) In the International System of Units, the base unit of amount of substance; the amount of substance of a system which contains as many elementary entities as there are atoms in 0.012 kg of carbon-12. Symbol: mol. The number of atoms is known as Avogadro‚Äôs number ¹

10. Noun. A hemorrhagic mass of tissue in the uterus caused by a dead ovum. ¹

11. Noun. One of several spicy sauces typical of the cuisine of Mexico and neighboring Central America, especially the sauce which contains chocolate and which is used in cooking main dishes, not desserts.[ mole] (accessed: March 30, 2007) ¹

12. Noun. A Mexican sauce that usually contains unsweetened chocolate, among other things. ¹

13. Noun. A dish featuring this sauce ¹

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Definition of Mole

1. the quantity of a compound that has a weight equal to the compound's molecular weight [n -S]

Medical Definition of Mole

1. A benign pigmented skin lesion or nevus. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mole

mole (current term)
mole cricket
mole crickets
mole fraction
mole plant
mole rat
mole rats
mole run
mole runs
mole salamander

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