New York Times NYT Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for August 18, 2021

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Today’s pangram is LEXICON.

LEXICON is defined as a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them. It is also defined as a language user’s knowledge of words.

CELLO is defined as a large stringed instrument; seated player holds it upright while playing.

CLONE is defined as a person who is almost identical to another. It is also defined as a group of genetically identical cells or organisms derived from a single cell or individual by some kind of asexual reproduction. It is also defined as an unauthorized copy or imitation. It is also defined as make multiple identical copies of.

COCCI is defined as any spherical or nearly spherical bacteria.

COCOON is defined as retreat as if into a cocoon, as from an unfriendly environment. It is also defined as silky envelope spun by the larvae of many insects to protect pupas and by spiders to protect eggs. It is also defined as wrap in or as if in a cocoon, as for protection.

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).

COLLEEN is defined as an Irish girl.

COLLIE is defined as a silky-coated sheepdog with a long ruff and long narrow head developed in Scotland.

COLON is defined as the basic unit of money in El Salvador; equal to 100 centavos. It is also defined as the basic unit of money in Costa Rica; equal to 100 centimos. It is also defined as a port city at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal. It is also defined as a punctuation mark (:) used after a word introducing a series or an example or an explanation (or after the salutation of a business letter). It is also defined as the part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum; it extracts moisture from food residues before they are excreted.

COLONEL is defined as a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines who ranks above a lieutenant colonel and below a brigadier general.

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

CONE is defined as a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point. It is also defined as a visual receptor cell in the retina that is sensitive to bright light and to color. It is also defined as cone-shaped mass of ovule- or spore-bearing scales or bracts. It is also defined as any cone-shaped artifact. It is also defined as make cone-shaped.

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.

COOL is defined as great coolness and composure under strain. It is also defined as marked by calm self-control (especially in trying circumstances); unemotional. It is also defined as make cool or cooler. It is also defined as loose heat. It is also defined as lose intensity. It is also defined as being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition. It is also defined as fashionable and attractive at the time; often skilled or socially adept. It is also defined as inducing the impression of coolness; used especially of greens and blues and violets when referring to color. It is also defined as neither warm nor very cold; giving relief from heat. It is also defined as psychologically cool and unenthusiastic; unfriendly or unresponsive or showing dislike. It is also defined as the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature. It is also defined as used of a quantity or amount (especially of money) for emphasis.

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.

INNOCENCE is defined as the quality of innocent naivete. It is also defined as the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil. It is also defined as a state or condition of being innocent of a specific crime or offense.

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.

LEONINE is defined as of or characteristic of or resembling a lion.

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.

LOCO is defined as informal or slang terms for mentally irregular.

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.

LOLL is defined as hang loosely or laxly. It is also defined as be lazy or idle.

LONE is defined as lacking companions or companionship. It is also defined as characterized by or preferring solitude. It is also defined as being the only one; single and isolated from others.

LOON is defined as a person with confused ideas; incapable of serious thought. It is also defined as large somewhat primitive fish-eating diving bird of the northern hemisphere having webbed feet placed far back; related to the grebes. It is also defined as a worthless lazy fellow.

LOONIE is defined as the basic unit of money in Canada.

NEOCON is defined as a conservative who subscribes to neoconservatism.

NEON is defined as a colorless odorless gaseous element that give a red glow in a vacuum tube; one of the six inert gasses; occurs in the air in small amounts.

NOEL is defined as period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6.

NONCE is defined as the present occasion.

NONE is defined as a canonical hour that is the ninth hour of the day counting from sunrise. It is also defined as a service in the Roman Catholic Church formerly read or chanted at 3 PM (the ninth hour counting from sunrise) but now somewhat earlier. It is also defined as not any.

The word NONILLION has no known definition.

NOON is defined as the middle of the day.

The word OLEIC has no known definition.

OLEO is defined as a spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter.

The word OLIO has no known definition.

The word OLLIE has no known definition.

ONCE is defined as on one occasion. It is also defined as at a previous time.

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.

ONLINE is defined as on a regular route of a railroad or bus or airline system. It is also defined as connected to a computer network or accessible by computer. It is also defined as being in progress now.

OXEN is defined as domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age.

XENON is defined as a colorless odorless inert gaseous element occurring in the earth’s atmosphere in trace amounts.

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