maine vs main

maine main


  • 1) A mainsail.
  • 2) A mainmast.
  • 3) The principal pipe or conduit in a system for conveying water, gas, oil, or other utility.
  • 4) The open ocean.
  • 5) The chief or largest part.
  • 6) Physical strength.
  • 7) A mainland.
  • 8) principal duct or pipe, as distinguished from lesser ones; esp. (Engin.), a principal pipe leading to or from a reservoir.
  • 9) A hand or match at dice.
  • 10) The great sea, as distinguished from an arm, bay, etc. ; the high sea; the ocean.
  • 11) A match at cockfighting.
  • 12) Obs., except in certain phrases. Strength; force; might; violent effort.
  • 13) the delivery pipe of a pump.
  • 14) with all one's strength; with violent effort.
  • 15) obsolete A main-hamper.
  • 16) obsolete A stake played for at dice.
  • 17) The continent, as distinguished from an island; the mainland.
  • 18) for the most part; in the greatest part.
  • 19) Obs., except in special uses. The chief or principal part; the main or most important thing.
  • 20) The largest throw in a match at dice; a throw at dice within given limits, as in the game of hazard.
  • 21) A hand.
  • 22) The thick part of meat.
  • 23) A banker's shovel for coin.
  • 24) The principal point; that which is of most importance; the chief or principal object, aim, or effort.
  • 25) Now, specifically
  • 26) A continental stretch of land; a continent; the maiuland, as distinguished from islands.
  • 27) Strength; force; violent effort: now used chiefly in the phrase with might and main.
  • 28) A match at cock-fighting.
  • 29) The expanse of ocean; the open ocean; the high sea.
  • 30) A principal duct, channel, pipe, or electrical conductor, as a water- or gas-pipe running along a street in a town, or the largest conductor in a system of electric lights.
  • 31) . A hand at dice; a throw of the dice at hazard.
  • 32) A broad expanse, as of space or light; unbroken extent; full sweep or stretch.
  • 33) That which is chief or principal; the chief or main portion; the gross; the bulk; the greater part.
  • 34) Most important; principal. synonym: chief.
  • 35) Obsolete Of or relating to a continuous area or stretch, as of land or water.
  • 36) Exerted to the utmost; sheer.
  • 37) Nautical Connected to or located near the mainmast.
  • 38) “Big”;angry.
  • 39) Tofurl:saidofsails.


  • 1) Rooms are in the main building or an annexe.
  • 2) This needs to become one of the main selling points for engineering companies.
  • 3) What will be your main focus areas this year?
  • 4) There are two main reasons for this.
  • 5) There are three main theories about why this is.
  • 6) The main thing was not to leave clues in the first place.
  • 7) The main problem is that it leads you somewhere then it all goes a bit opaque.
  • 8) They are one of our main rivals and very tough.
  • 9) Yet the car can also be plugged into the mains and charged overnight.
  • 10) The gift shop in the main building is tucked away down the stairs.
  • 11) The two main areas of concern are movement and return of serve.
  • 12) The technology works by reducing the voltage of mains electricity entering a home or business.
  • 13) What are the main points of difference?
  • 14) We live in the countryside so we have an oil tank rather than mains gas.
  • 15) The three main leaders set out clearly where they stand on tax.
  • 16) The main one is that we are incredible at facing adversity.
  • 17) He was an outstanding footballer and that was the main reason we wanted him.
  • 18) Your neighbours have two main direct legal rights that could interfere with the work.
  • 19) My main objection to capital punishment is that an innocent person might die.
  • 20) The main problem is your lack of trust.
  • 21) Perhaps then the east coast main line might get some investment.
  • 22) The main avenues were lined with trees.
  • 23) They all need kilometres of heavy wiring and are drains on the main battery.
  • 24) The fact her main concern was my personal happiness made all the difference.
  • 25) They are driven solely by electricity and designed to be plugged into the mains overnight.
  • 26) Accommodation is in the main building or whitewashed villas furnished in a contemporary style.
  • 27) The questions have been put under a few headings representing the main topic areas.
  • 28) It may be the initial effect; very probably it is; but since the main function of the spermatozoon must be the introduction of germplasm from the male parent, it is too much for anyone to ask us to believe that its _main_ function is concerned with surface alteration.
  • 29) The _main_ body of this barn stands on the ground, 100×50 feet, with eighteen-feet posts, and a broad, sheltering roof, of 40° pitch from a horizontal line, and truncated at the gables to the width of the main doors below.
  • 30) ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException at Sample2. setData (Native Method) at test2. main (test2. java: 7) native data = 123 Exception in thread \ "main\" java. lang.
  • 31) NoSuchMethodError: main 运行时  Exception in thread \ "main\" java. lang.
  • 32) The latter part in main is where the weaker work lies.
  • 33) The term main enemy was dropped in 2004 under South Korea's "Sunshine Policy" of engagement with North Korea.
  • 34) The term main enemy was dropped in 2004 under South Korea's Sunshine
  • 35) ‘With the forthcoming London mayoral elections in June, the three main candidates have thrown their hats into the ring.’
  • 36) ‘The only way out is the one and only main gate.’
  • 37) ‘I wandered about, and sat for a while in the main choir listening to the organ.’
  • 38) ‘Last week saw the main parties fighting to win the battle of the box.’
  • 39) ‘The main importance of writing is that it provides good evidence.’
  • 40) ‘Frequently, teachers would use students as main characters in problem-solving situations.’
  • 41) ‘Upon leaving, walk down St. Paul's steps and make a right turn onto the first main thoroughfare.’
  • 42) ‘Because of the anticipated size of the main dishes, we unanimously decided to skip starters.’
  • 43) ‘Here in Australia our main source of electricity is coal, and it's our biggest export earner.’
  • 44) ‘The main road was blocked all day till 5.00 pm when the damaged vehicles were moved by cranes.’
  • 45) ‘Demand was depressed in the main consuming countries last year, so prices should be falling.’
  • 46) ‘When pre-season is complete, you are ready to start fighting in the main season.’
  • 47) ‘They appear to have settled chiefly in the north and center of the main island.’
  • 48) ‘His main distinguishing feature was the single black eye patch thrown across his left eye.’
  • 49) ‘The third main thrust of the mission, is to measure the radiation environment around the red planet.’
  • 50) ‘The main TV networks have lost a third of their audience over the past twenty years.’
  • 51) ‘Colibacillus from domestic sewage is one of the main reasons area water is below drinking standard.’
  • 52) ‘Inside, the main living area is open plan, with the sitting room separated from the kitchen by an archway.’
  • 53) ‘Gravel pits along the Hudson Bay coast were the third main environmental concern.’
  • 54) ‘They said nothing more on the short walk back to the main open area where tables had now been set up.’
  • 55) ‘It was also delivering water to the camp, where many mains and sewage pipes are broken.’
  • 56) ‘Numerous leaks have developed from broken water pipes and mains.’
  • 57) ‘There were reports of broken water and gas mains around northern Kyushu, and bullet trains and other railways and subways suspended operations, but later resumed running.’
  • 58) ‘Water mains and gas, sewer, telephone, and electrical systems were disrupted through the area.’
  • 59) ‘The pipelaying project is part of a multi-million pound programme of improvements to replace old metal gas mains with new plastic pipes.’
  • 60) ‘In part of Stricklandgate, the water and gas mains were close together and set in protective concrete.’
  • 61) ‘The problem was sparked by a burst water pipe on Monday which leaked into the gas mains.’
  • 62) ‘If you have any questions about the location of the gas main, call your gas company.’
  • 63) ‘The area the city you're talking about, we did have a lot of water in the gas mains, the low pressure gas lines that were affected.’
  • 64) ‘Water would also begin to be a problem as the rubble thrown out by the blast dammed the river, which soon started to overflow its banks where its waters mixed with sewage from broken mains.’
  • 65) ‘Council heard upgrades to the water and sewer mains there will need upgrading to properly service the proposed affordable housing complex on the former community hall site.’
  • 66) ‘Another problem, and one not restricted to the developing world, was the risk of cross contamination of water and sewer mains, he said.’
  • 67) ‘Because of this, the water main was above the gas main, and had been encased in concrete to protect it from the heavy traffic above.’
  • 68) ‘The first phase of roadworks, which will involve replacing existing gas mains with modern plastic piping, started in Cambridge Road, near the junction with Park Road, on Monday.’
  • 69) ‘The current flood and two of the previous floods were caused by burst pipes or mains and Essex and Suffolk Water have admitted responsibility.’
  • 70) ‘Workers have completed repairs, but were today still pumping water out of the gas main before restoring supplies.’
  • 71) ‘Workmen laying a gas pipe drilled through an existing main, causing gas to seep into the cellar of the house.’
  • 72) ‘We are accelerating this work, and by 2010 will have renewed over 1,100 miles of water mains in London.’
  • 73) ‘Since the overwhelming majority of us are connected to the electricity grid, gas mains or both, the scourge of indoor air pollution is not a killer.’
  • 74) ‘Chris Watts, 40, of Peldon, was using a mechanical digger in the front garden of a house in London Road, Marks Tey, when he hit electricity and gas mains.’
  • 75) ‘Turn off gas, electricity and water supplies at the mains.’
  • 76) ‘The owner will have to install private drainage, link up to the mains water and electricity and rebuild the property under the watchful eye of the park planners.’
  • 77) ‘A spokesman for Essex and Suffolk Water, who sent technicians on Friday, said that a leak had been found in the mains water supply.’
  • 78) ‘Officers are advising anyone who has purchased a set of the lights to examine the lampholders while they are disconnected from the mains supply.’
  • 79) ‘Improved water pressure means most of the chemistry department's needs can now be met by the mains supply.’
  • 80) ‘However, it would be possible to install a standby generator, which would ensure power in the event of a failure of the mains supply.’
  • 81) ‘Though the ‘property’ has no running water, no gas supply, no mains electricity and the nearest car park is two miles away, it does boast a solar roof panel, a cylinder gas kitchenette and a bunk bed.’
  • 82) ‘Make sure that you know how to switch off the mains supply at the fuse box, and store spare fuses in a handy place.’
  • 83) ‘Contractors were at the scene by about 9am to dig up the road and repair the mains.’
  • 84) ‘The distribution network needed to be replaced with new piping, with suitably sized mains to provide adequate supply to all areas of the scheme.’
  • 85) ‘Future versions of the car could include batteries that can be recharged from mains electricity.’
  • 86) ‘One room under construction will be an Internet cafe, yet there is no mains electricity here to run air conditioning.’
  • 87) ‘We had taken the precaution of bringing the car battery charger from England, but that is not much use if you have no mains electricity.’
  • 88) ‘A tall Christmas tree will light up outside a farmhouse in Watendlath today as the last Lake District hamlet is connected to mains electricity.’
  • 89) ‘Crina Bottom, a detached house nestling in the heart of the famous Dales landscape, does not have mains electricity and is serviced by a generator which runs on oil.’
  • 90) ‘In these circumstances, the user could be exposed to electrical shock if the other end of the power lead is still connected to the mains electrical supply.’
  • 91) ‘Amenities to the main house include oil-fired central heating to most of the rooms, mains electricity and a private water supply.’
  • 92) ‘The Kershaws have no mains electricity or sewer, they drink untreated spring water and sometimes use candle light.’
  • 93) ‘Power supply units can either be a battery unit or transformer which adjusts mains power to the correct level for an appliance.’
  • 94) ‘An oil-fired Rayburn in the fitted kitchen provides heating and hot water, while the house has mains electricity.’

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