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noun as in speck

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The facility, developed by Mote of Los Angeles, would rely on the mounds of agricultural waste produced on the state’s sprawling almond orchards and other types of farms.

For instance, they might compare two objects of the same size and mass but different degrees of internal interconnectedness—say, a dust mote and a bacterium.

Cast the beam from thine eye before noticing the mote in that of thy neighbour.

"You see the mote in your brother's eye, but not the beam in your own," said Nicolai Egeland, appropriately.

Or how sayest thou to thy brother: Let me cast the mote out of thy eye; and behold a beam is in thy own eye?

Thou hypocrite, cast out first the beam out of thy own eye, and then shalt thou see to cast out the mote out of thy brother's eye.

The chinks were red with the outer glow, and a stream of mote-laden sunlight, aslant, came in at the companionway.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mote, such as: atom, bit, crumb, dot, fleck, and fragment.

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