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Definition of Eggs

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roundish object produced by certain female animals for reproductive purposes; ovum; person (Slang)
urge, goad, press, encourage
Eggs Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Technical Theatre Terms
Slang term used for Strand Pattern 123's, due to their shape.
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Eggs Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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 butter-and-eggs 
 butter and eggs 
 juggling eggs 
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Australian Slang
1. flat breasts (rhyming slang); 2. traffic dome
(pl. n.) boiled sago or tapioca, especially as served in institutions
answer to the question "Whaddya know?"
derisive exclamation; sucked in!
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
(synonym) egg
(hypernym) foodstuff, food product
(substance-meronym) protein
(part-meronym) egg white, albumen, ovalbumin

Noun
1. animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. female birds
(hypernym) ovum, egg cell
(hyponym) nit
(part-meronym) chalaza
2. oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
(synonym) eggs
(hypernym) foodstuff, food product
(substance-meronym) protein
(part-meronym) egg white, albumen, ovalbumin
3. one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens; "she kicked him in the balls and got away"
(synonym) testis, testicle, orchis, ball, ballock, bollock, nut
(hypernym) male reproductive gland
(hyponym) cobblers
(part-holonym) male reproductive system
(part-meronym) testicular artery, internal spermatic artery, arteria testicularis

Verb
1. throw eggs at
(hypernym) pelt, bombard
(derivation) eggs
2. coat with beaten egg; "egg a schnitzel"
(hypernym) coat, surface
(derivation) eggs
(classification) cooking, cookery, preparation
Eggs Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Company Info: Ticker, Name, Description
Egghead.com Inc.
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Provides a wide range of items from computer hardware and software to consumer electronics, sporting goods and vacation packages over the internet.
Eggs Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dream Dictionary
To dream of finding a nest of eggs, denotes wealth of a substantial character, happiness among the married and many children. This dream signifies many and varied love affairs to women. To eat eggs, denotes that unusual disturbances threaten you in your home. To see broken eggs and they are fresh, fortune is ready to shower upon you her richest gifts. A lofty spirit and high regard for justice will make you beloved by the world. To dream of rotten eggs, denotes loss of property and degradation. To see a crate of eggs, denotes that you will engage in profitable speculations. To dream of being spattered with eggs, denotes that you will sport riches of doubtful origin. To see bird eggs, signifies legacies from distant relations, or gain from an unexpected rise in staple products.
  
Ten Thousand Dreams Interpreted, or "What's in a dream": a scientific and practical exposition; By Gustavus Hindman, 1910. For the open domain e-text see: Guttenberg Project
Dream Symbols
Reproductive system, ovaries
Eggs Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
An egg is the organic vessel containing the zygote in which an animal embryo develops until it can survive on its own, at which point the animal hatches. An egg results from fertilization of an ovum. Most arthropods, vertebrates, and mollusks lay eggs, although some do not, such as scorpions and most mammals.

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An egg is an organic vessel in which an embryo begins to develop.

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Eggs Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
Lexicon of Tiddlywinks
n nickname of E. A. Willis
Food and Nutrition Solutions
Although freshness does not affect the nutrient quality
of an egg, it does influence the cooking quality. Very
fresh eggs are desirable for poaching and frying because
they hold their shape better and look more attractive. On
the other hand, hard cooked eggs don't peel as easily when
they are very fresh.
"Blood" and "meat" spots are caused by the rupture of a blood vessel on the yolk surface during formation of the egg or by a similar accident in the wall of the oviduct. Many factors contribute to the spots: breed, feed, condition of the hens, etc. Both chemically and nutritionally these eggs are fit to eat. They are food safe if the egg has been properly stored in the refrigerator.
If desired, use the tip of a knife to remove the spot.
Fertile eggs are not any better for you than non-
fertile eggs. The nutrients attainable from any egg are
determined by the feed the chicken laying the eggs has
consumed. Both types of eggs start with the same nutrients
but fertile eggs will also contain a small amount of the
male hormone.
Some people prefer brown eggs to white, or vice versa.
Actually, the only difference is in the breed of the hen.
If hens have the same type of ration, the eggs will be nutritionally equivalent, regardless of shell color. They will also have the same flavor, keeping quality, and whipping and cooking characteristics.
Sometimes a large batch of scrambled eggs may turn green. Although not pretty, the color change is harmless and due to a chemical change brought on by heat. Using very fresh eggs, stainless steel equipment and serving the eggs as soon as possible after cooking will help to prevent this.
Eggs Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary
eggs
  
muddy; eggs; fine linen or silk
  
Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (1869) , by Roswell D. Hitchcock. About