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Direness
Direness Dire"ness, n. [Dire- + -ness.] Terribleness; horror; woefulness. --Shak.
Entireness
Entireness En*tire"ness, n. 1. The state or condition of being entire; completeness; fullness; totality; as, the entireness of an arch or a bridge. This same entireness or completeness. --Trench. 2. Integrity; wholeness of heart; honesty. [R.] Entireness in preaching the gospel. --Udall. 3. Oneness; unity; -- applied to a condition of intimacy or close association. [Obs.] True Christian love may be separated from acquaintance, and acquaintance from entireness. --Bp. Hall.
Sirene
Sirene Si*rene", n. See Siren, 6.
sirene
Siren Si"ren, n. [L., fr. Gr. ???: cf. F. sir[`e]ne.] 1. (Class. Myth.) One of three sea nymphs, -- or, according to some writers, of two, -- said to frequent an island near the coast of Italy, and to sing with such sweetness that they lured mariners to destruction. Next where the sirens dwell you plow the seas; Their song is death, and makes destruction please. --Pope. 2. An enticing, dangerous woman. --Shak. 3. Something which is insidious or deceptive. Consumption is a siren. --W. Irving. 4. A mermaid. [Obs.] --Shak. 5. (Zo["o]l.) Any long, slender amphibian of the genus Siren or family Sirenid[ae], destitute of hind legs and pelvis, and having permanent external gills as well as lungs. They inhabit the swamps, lagoons, and ditches of the Southern United States. The more common species (Siren lacertina) is dull lead-gray in color, and becames two feet long. 6. [F. sir[`e]ne, properly, a siren in sense 1.] (Acoustics) An instrument for producing musical tones and for ascertaining the number of sound waves or vibrations per second which produce a note of a given pitch. The sounds are produced by a perforated rotating disk or disks. A form with two disks operated by steam or highly compressed air is used sounding an alarm to vessels in fog. [Written also sirene, and syren.]

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