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Definition of Straight

Straight
Straight Straight, a. A variant of Strait, a. [Obs. or R.] Egypt is a long country, but it is straight, that is to say, narrow. --Sir J. Mandeville.
Straight
Straight Straight, a. [Compar. Straighter; superl. Straightest.] [OE. strei?t, properly p. p. of strecchen to stretch, AS. streht, p. p. of streccan to stretch, to extend. See Stretch.] 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. There are many several sorts of crooked lines, but there is only one which is straight. --Dryden. 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.
Straight
Straight Straight, adv. In a straight manner; directly; rightly; forthwith; immediately; as, the arrow went straight to the mark. ``Floating straight.' --Shak. I know thy generous temper well; Fling but the appearance of dishonor on it, It straight takes fire, and mounts into a blaze. --Addison. Everything was going on straight. --W. Black.
Straight
Straight Straight, n. (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.
Straight
Straight Straight, v. t. To straighten. [R.] --A Smith.

Meaning of Straight from wikipedia

- Straight may refer to: Straight (poker), a type of poker hand Straight, or straights, used to describe individuals with mainstream points of view and appearance...
- ace-to-six low rules, or under high rules as part of a five-high straight or straight flush. Suits are not ranked, so hands that differ by suit alone are...
- Straight edge (sometimes abbreviated sXe or signified by **** or X) is a subculture of hardcore punk whose adherents refrain from using alcohol, tobacco...
- engine or straight-four engine is a type of inline (straight) internal combustion four-cylinder engine with all four cylinders mounted in a straight line,...
- The straight man is a stock character in a comedy performance, especially a double act, sketch comedy, or farce. When a comedy partner behaves eccentrically...
- those attractions." Someone who is hetero****ual is commonly referred to as straight. Along with bi****uality and homo****uality, hetero****uality is one of the...
- "Straight On" is a song recorded by the rock band Heart. It was released as the first single from the band's 1978 album Dog & Butterfly. In the U.S., "Straight...
- cable television network Bravo in July 2003. Originally **** Eye for the Straight Guy, the title was later shortened to broaden the overall scope. The series...
- This is a list of engines developed, independently or with other car companies, by Toyota. Toyota has produced a wide variety of automobile engines, including...
- The straight leg raise, also called Lasègue's sign, Lasègue test or Lazarević's sign, is a test done during a physical examination to determine whether...
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