New York Times Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for September 12, 2020

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Today’s pangram is LOCOMOTION.

LOCOMOTION is defined as the power or ability to move. It is also defined as self-propelled movement.

CLINIC is defined as a healthcare facility for outpatient care. It is also defined as a medical establishment run by a group of medical specialists. It is also defined as meeting for diagnosis of problems and instruction or remedial work in a particular activity.

COCCI is defined as any spherical or nearly spherical bacteria.

COIL is defined as a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops. It is also defined as wind around something in coils or loops. It is also defined as make without a potter’s wheel. It is also defined as a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals). It is also defined as to wind or move in a spiral course. It is also defined as a contraceptive device placed inside a woman’s womb. It is also defined as a transformer that supplies high voltage to spark plugs in a gasoline engine. It is also defined as reactor consisting of a spiral of insulated wire that introduces inductance into a circuit. It is also defined as tubing that is wound in a spiral.

COIN is defined as form by stamping, punching, or printing. It is also defined as a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money. It is also defined as make up.

COLIC is defined as acute abdominal pain (especially in infants).

COLONIC is defined as a water enema given to flush out the colon. It is also defined as of or relating to the colon.

COMIC is defined as arousing or provoking laughter. It is also defined as a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts. It is also defined as of or relating to or characteristic of comedy.

COMMIT is defined as give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause. It is also defined as perform an act, usually with a negative connotation. It is also defined as cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution. It is also defined as make an investment. It is also defined as engage in or perform. It is also defined as confer a trust upon.

COMMOTION is defined as the act of making a noisy disturbance. It is also defined as a disorderly outburst or tumult. It is also defined as confused movement.

CONCOCTION is defined as the act of creating something (a medicine or drink or soup etc.) by compounding or mixing a variety of components. It is also defined as any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients. It is also defined as an occurrence of an unusual mixture. It is also defined as the invention of a scheme or story to suit some purpose.

CONIC is defined as (geometry) a curve generated by the intersection of a plane and a circular cone. It is also defined as relating to or resembling a cone.

COTILLION is defined as a lively dance originating in France in the 18th century. It is also defined as a ball at which young ladies are presented to society.

ICON is defined as a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface. It is also defined as a conventional religious painting in oil on a small wooden panel; venerated in the Eastern Church. It is also defined as (computer science) a graphic symbol (usually a simple picture) that denotes a program or a command or a data file or a concept in a graphical user interface.

ICONIC is defined as relating to or having the characteristics on an icon.

ILLICIT is defined as contrary to or forbidden by law. It is also defined as contrary to accepted morality (especially sexual morality) or convention.

INTO is defined as To the inside of; within. It is used in a variety of applications..

IONIC is defined as the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia. It is also defined as containing or involving or occurring in the form of ions. It is also defined as of or pertaining to the Ionic order of classical Greek architecture. It is also defined as of or relating to Ionia or its inhabitants or its language.

LICIT is defined as authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law. It is also defined as sanctioned by custom or morality especially sexual morality.

LILT is defined as a jaunty rhythm in music. It is also defined as articulate in a very careful and rhythmic way.

LIMIT is defined as the mathematical value toward which a function goes as the independent variable approaches infinity. It is also defined as decide upon or fix definitely. It is also defined as the greatest possible degree of something. It is also defined as restrict or confine within limits. It is also defined as place limits on (extent or amount or access). It is also defined as the boundary of a specific area. It is also defined as final or latest limiting point. It is also defined as the greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed. It is also defined as as far as something can go.

LIMN is defined as trace the shape of. It is also defined as make a portrait of.

LIMO is defined as large luxurious car; usually driven by a chauffeur.

LINT is defined as cotton or linen fabric with the nap raised on one side; used to dress wounds. It is also defined as fine ravellings of cotton or linen fibers.

LION is defined as large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male. It is also defined as (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo. It is also defined as the fifth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about July 23 to August 22. It is also defined as a celebrity who is lionized (much sought after).

The word LOCI has no known definition.

LOIN is defined as either side of the backbone between the hipbone and the ribs in humans as well as quadrupeds. It is also defined as a cut of meat taken from the side and back of an animal between the ribs and the rump.

LOTION is defined as liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin. It is also defined as any of various cosmetic preparations that are applied to the skin.

MILL is defined as machinery that processes materials by grinding or crushing. It is also defined as English philosopher and economist remembered for his interpretations of empiricism and utilitarianism (1806-1873). It is also defined as a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing. It is also defined as move about in a confused manner. It is also defined as the act of grinding to a powder or dust. It is also defined as Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham’s utilitarianism; father of John Stuart Mill (1773-1836). It is also defined as grind with a mill. It is also defined as produce a ridge around the edge of. It is also defined as roll out (metal) with a rolling machine.

MILLION is defined as the number that is represented as a one followed by 6 zeros. It is also defined as a very large indefinite number (usually hyperbole). It is also defined as (in Roman numerals, M written with a macron over it) denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000,000 items or units.

MIMIC is defined as someone who mimics (especially an actor or actress). It is also defined as imitate (a person or manner), especially for satirical effect. It is also defined as constituting an imitation.

MINI is defined as a very short skirt. It is also defined as used of women’s clothing; very short with hemline above the knee.

MINIM is defined as a musical note having the time value of half a whole note. It is also defined as a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 1/60th fluid dram or 0.059194 cubic centimeters. It is also defined as a United States liquid unit equal to 1/60 fluidram.

MINION is defined as a servile or fawning dependant.

MINT is defined as a candy that is flavored with a mint oil. It is also defined as (often followed by `of’) a large number or amount or extent. It is also defined as form by stamping, punching, or printing. It is also defined as any member of the mint family of plants. It is also defined as any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers. It is also defined as a plant where money is coined by authority of the government. It is also defined as as if new. It is also defined as the leaves of a mint plant used fresh or candied.

MITT is defined as the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb. It is also defined as the handwear used by fielders in playing baseball.

MOIL is defined as be agitated. It is also defined as work hard. It is also defined as moisten or soil.

MONOTONIC is defined as of a sequence or function; consistently increasing and never decreasing or consistently decreasing and never increasing in value. It is also defined as sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch.

MOONLIT is defined as lighted by moonlight.

MOTION is defined as the act of changing location from one place to another. It is also defined as show, express or direct through movement. It is also defined as an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object. It is also defined as a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something. It is also defined as a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote. It is also defined as the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals. It is also defined as a change of position that does not entail a change of location. It is also defined as a state of change.

The word NONILLION has no known definition.

NOTION is defined as a vague idea in which some confidence is placed. It is also defined as an odd or fanciful or capricious idea. It is also defined as a general inclusive concept. It is also defined as (usually plural) small personal articles or clothing or sewing items.

OCOTILLO is defined as desert shrub of southwestern United States and Mexico having slender naked spiny branches that after the rainy season put forth foliage and clusters of red flowers.

OCTILLION is defined as the number that is represented as a one followed by 27 zeros.

The word OLIO has no known definition.

OMIT is defined as leave undone or leave out. It is also defined as prevent from being included or considered or accepted.

ONION is defined as bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb. It is also defined as an aromatic flavorful vegetable. It is also defined as the bulb of an onion plant.

TILL is defined as a treasury for government funds. It is also defined as a strongbox for holding cash. It is also defined as unstratified soil deposited by a glacier; consists of sand and clay and gravel and boulders mixed together. It is also defined as work land as by ploughing, harrowing, and manuring, in order to make it ready for cultivation.

TILT is defined as a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances. It is also defined as move sideways or in an unsteady way. It is also defined as pitching dangerously to one side. It is also defined as heel over. It is also defined as a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement. It is also defined as the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical. It is also defined as to incline or bend from a vertical position. It is also defined as a slight but noticeable partiality. It is also defined as charge with a tilt.

TINCT is defined as color lightly.

TINT is defined as a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color. It is also defined as a dye for coloring the hair. It is also defined as a just detectable amount. It is also defined as color lightly.

TOIL is defined as productive work (especially physical work done for wages). It is also defined as work hard.

TOMTIT is defined as widely distributed European titmouse with bright cobalt blue wings and tail and crown of the head.

TONIC is defined as a medicine that strengthens and invigorates. It is also defined as (music) the first note of a diatonic scale. It is also defined as employing variations in pitch to distinguish meanings of otherwise similar words. It is also defined as lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine. It is also defined as a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring. It is also defined as (used of syllables) bearing the principle stress, usually accompanied by a change in pitch. It is also defined as imparting vitality and energy. It is also defined as of or relating to or producing normal tone or tonus in muscles or tissue. It is also defined as relating to or being the keynote of a major or minor scale.

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