straight

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  • The team went on to win seven straight games and their conference co-championship.
  • I thought this was the last chance to set the record straight.
  • When two straight lines cross, one is said to cut the other.
  • Points in this straight line run into the fixed point.
  • It is officially spring when the average temperature is above for seven straight days.
  • The finish line is black on a wide white band and near the end of the home straight.
  • The arms are fully extended so that they are straight.
  • I got straight to the heart of the film.
  • High school graduates can continue their education to college or straight to work.
  • The story says he used a ruler to draw the straight line itself.
  • He held his bat straight and brought it straight through to the ball.
  • Blow the mind of every straight person you can reach.
  • Straight-in shots are usually meant to hit the front wall as low as possible.
  • It has a unique front assembly with well laid-back shoulders and relatively straight upper arm.
  • He was the most powerful straight-driver I have ever seen.
  • Its leading edge is formed round, while the trailing edge is cut straight.
  • He is also renowned for his picture-perfect straight drive, often completed with no follow-through.
  • The old woman sat up straighter and looked the world in the face. Cited from Hillsboro People, by Dorothy Canfield
  • He immediately struck the emperor from behind with a knife straight at the neck.
  • His lady had pulled herself a little straighter and opened her large blue eyes. Cited from Round The Red Lamp, By Arthur Conan Doyle
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Meaning of straight

  • noun A poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)
  • adjective Having no deviations
    straight lines, straight roads across the desert, straight teeth, straight shoulders
  • adjective (of hair) having no waves or curls
    her naturally straight hair hung long and silky
  • adjective Characterized by honesty and fairness
    straight dealing, a square deal
  • adjective Free from curves or angles
    a straight line
  • adverb In a straight line; in a direct course
    the road runs straight