Definition of Puzzles. Meaning of Puzzles. Synonyms of Puzzles

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Definition of Puzzles

Puzzle
Puzzle Puz"zle, n. [For opposal, in the sense of problem. See Oppose, Pose, v.] 1. Something which perplexes or embarrasses; especially, a toy or a problem contrived for testing ingenuity; also, something exhibiting marvelous skill in making. 2. The state of being puzzled; perplexity; as, to be in a puzzle.
Puzzle
Puzzle Puz"zle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Puzzled; p. pr. & vb. n. Puzzling.] 1. To perplex; to confuse; to embarrass; to put to a stand; to nonplus. A very shrewd disputant in those points is dexterous in puzzling others. --Dr. H. More. He is perpetually puzzled and perplexed amidst his own blunders. --Addison. 2. To make intricate; to entangle. They disentangle from the puzzled skein. --Cowper. The ways of Heaven are dark and intricate, Puzzled in mazes, and perplexed with error. --Addison. 3. To solve by ingenuity, as a puzzle; -- followed by out; as, to puzzle out a mystery. Syn: To embarrass; perplex; confuse; bewilder; confound. See Embarrass.

Meaning of Puzzles from wikipedia

- puzzle. There are different genres of puzzles, such as crossword puzzles, word-search puzzles, number puzzles, relational puzzles, and logic puzzles....
- traditional flat, two-dimensional puzzles, three-dimensional puzzles have entered large-scale production, including spherical puzzles and architectural recreations...
- in logic puzzle magazines are derivatives of the logic grid puzzle called "table puzzles" that are deduced in the same manner as grid puzzles, but lack...
- a puzzle, the solver must find a solution that satisfies the given conditions. Mathematical puzzles require mathematics to solve them. Logic puzzles are...
- tour puzzles, a sliding block puzzle prohibits lifting any piece off the board. This property separates sliding puzzles from rearrangement puzzles. Hence...
- Puzzle video games make up a broad genre of video games that emphasize puzzle solving. The types of puzzles can test problem-solving skills, including...
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- Combination puzzles Jeu de taquin, an operation on skew Young tableaux similar to the moves of the 15 puzzle Klotski Mechanical puzzles Pebble motion...
- Puzzles are often one of several standard sizes. For example, many w****day newspaper puzzles (such as the American New York Times crossword puzzle) are...
- and other puzzles, authors occasional variety puzzles (a.k.a. "Second Sunday puzzles"; see below) to appear alongside the Sunday Times puzzle, and serves...