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1    a number of printed or written pages bound together along one edge and usually protected by thick paper or stiff pasteboard covers  
   See also       hardback       paperback  
a    a written work or composition, such as a novel, technical manual, or dictionary  
b    (as modifier)  
the book trade, book reviews     
c    (in combination)  
bookseller, bookshop, bookshelf, bookrack     
3    a number of blank or ruled sheets of paper bound together, used to record lessons, keep accounts, etc  
4    pl   a record of the transactions of a business or society  
5    the script of a play or the libretto of an opera, musical, etc  
6    a major division of a written composition, as of a long novel or of the Bible  
7    a number of tickets, sheets, stamps, etc., fastened together along one edge  
8      (Bookmaking)   a record of the bets made on a horse race or other event  
9    (in card games) the number of tricks that must be taken by a side or player before any trick has a scoring value  
in bridge, six of the 13 tricks form the book     
10    strict or rigid regulations, rules, or standards (esp. in the phrases according to the book, by the book)  
11    a source of knowledge or authority  
the book of life     
12    a telephone directory (in the phrase in the book)  
13    the book   sometimes cap   the Bible  
14    an open book          a person or subject that is thoroughly understood  
15    a closed book   a person or subject that is unknown or beyond comprehension  
chemistry is a closed book to him     
16    bring to book   to reprimand or require (someone) to give an explanation of his conduct  
17    close the book on   to bring to a definite end  
we have closed the book on apartheid     
18    close the books     (Book-keeping)   to balance accounts in order to prepare a statement or report  
19    cook the books  
Informal   to make fraudulent alterations to business or other accounts  
20    in my book   according to my view of things  
21    in someone's good (or) bad books   rregarded by someonewith favour (or disfavour)  
22    keep the books   to keep written records of the finances of a business or other enterprise  
23    on the books  
a    enrolled as a member  
b    registered or recorded  
24    read (someone) like a book   to understand (a person, his motives, character, etc.) thoroughly and clearly  
25    throw the book at  
a    to charge with every relevant offence  
b    to inflict the most severe punishment on  
26    to reserve (a place, passage, etc.) or engage the services of (a performer, driver, etc.) in advance  
to book a flight, to book a band     
27    tr   to take the name and address of (a person guilty of a minor offence) with a view to bringing a prosecution  
he was booked for ignoring a traffic signal     
28    tr   (of a football referee) to take the name of (a player) who grossly infringes the rules while playing, two such acts resulting in the player's dismissal from the field  
29    tr  
Archaic   to record in a book,   (See also)        book in       book into       book out       book up  
     (Old English boc; related to Old Norse bok, Old High German buoh book, Gothic boka letter; see beech (the bark of which was used as a writing surface))  
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1    agape, ajar, expanded, extended, gaping, revealed, spread out, unbarred, unclosed, uncovered, unfastened, unfolded, unfurled, unlocked, unobstructed, unsealed, yawning  
2    airy, bare, clear, exposed, extensive, free, navigable, not built-up, passable, rolling, spacious, sweeping, uncluttered, uncrowded, unenclosed, unfenced, unsheltered, wide, wide-open  
3    accessible, available, free, free to all, general, nondiscriminatory, public, unconditional, unengaged, unoccupied, unqualified, unrestricted, up for grabs     (informal)   vacant  
4    apparent, avowed, barefaced, blatant, bold, clear, conspicuous, downright, evident, flagrant, frank, manifest, noticeable, obvious, overt, plain, unconcealed, undisguised, visible  
5    arguable, debatable, moot, undecided, unresolved, unsettled, up in the air, yet to be decided  
6    disinterested, free, impartial, objective, receptive, unbiased, uncommitted, unprejudiced  
7      (with)       to   an easy target for, at the mercy of, defenceless against, disposed, exposed, liable, susceptible, vulnerable  
8    above board, artless, candid, fair, frank, guileless, honest, ingenuous, innocent, natural, sincere, transparent, unreserved  
9    filigree, fretted, holey, honeycombed, lacy, loose, openwork, porous, spongy  
10    bounteous, bountiful, generous, liberal, munificent, prodigal  
11    exposed, undefended, unfortified, unprotected  
12    begin, begin business, commence, get or start the ball rolling, inaugurate, initiate, kick off     (informal)   launch, put up one's plate, set in motion, set up shop, start  
13    clear, crack, throw wide, unbar, unblock, unclose, uncork, uncover, undo, unfasten, unlock, unseal, untie, unwrap  
14    expand, spread (out), unfold, unfurl, unroll  
15    come apart, crack, rupture, separate, split  
16    disclose, divulge, exhibit, explain, lay bare, pour out, show, uncover  
,       adj  
1 & 2    bounded, closed, concealed, confined, covered, crowded, enclosed, fastened, limited, locked, obstructed, restricted, sealed, shut  
3 & 4    covert, disguised, hidden, inaccessible, private, protected, restricted, secret, veiled  
6    biased, partial, prejudiced  
7 & 11    defended, protected  
8    artful, cunning, introverted, reserved, secretive, sly, withdrawn  
12    close, conclude, end, finish, terminate  
13    block, close, fasten, lock, obstruct, seal, shut  
14    fold  

alfresco, outdoor  
foregone, noncontroversial, obvious, simple, straightforward  
bountiful, free, generous, lavish, liberal, munificent, prodigal, unstinting  
   avaricious, close-fisted, grasping, grudging, mean, miserly, parsimonious, penny-pinching     (informal)   stingy, tight-fisted  
broad, broad-minded, catholic, dispassionate, enlightened, free, impartial, liberal, reasonable, receptive, tolerant, unbiased, undogmatic, unprejudiced  
   assertive, biased, bigoted, dogmatic, intolerant, narrow-minded, opinionated, pig-headed, prejudiced, uncompromising  
1    fully extended, fully open, gaping, outspread, outstretched, splayed, spread  
2    at risk, defenceless, exposed, in danger, in peril, open, susceptible, unprotected, vulnerable  
3    anybody's guess     (informal)   indeterminate, uncertain, unpredictable, unsettled, up for grabs     (informal)  

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open book, open, open air, open house

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remnants of disputes that make a relationship between people or companies difficult to maintain, even without an open dispute
bar or counter where drinks are served without limitation after paying a fixed fee
refers to a product or service whose design, blueprint or code is free to use and modify
Examples of open source projects: Linux, Mozzila Firefox (softwares); DIY open drones (drone design), arduino (electronics)
innovation paradigm that assumes firms should use external ideas and/or external paths to market in their innovation process
[Tech.];[Bus.] word coined by Henry Chesbrough, who opposes this paradigm to the closed innovation one, where all the innovation process happens within the borders of the firm.
Massive open online course
[Internet] Abbreviation
take an action that will complicate things; do something with a negative impact
device that holds a book while reading it
l'habit ne fait pas le moine
someone who re-posts a genuine online listing for a book at an inflated price on another website. If someone buys from the bookjacker, he buys the book from the original seller and provides him with the address of the customer. The bookjacker never sees or handles the book, but collects his margin.
[Bus.] Syn. dropshipper.
1. conical-shaped iron basket brazier, holding a fire to be burned as a beacon 2. open lamp or firepan carried on a pole, once used as portable illumination
To position ones self, or an object like your rusty old car, in a place that is not only open and clearly visible to all, it is unavoidably in just about everyone's way.
[Slang] "You can't miss him, he's over there, parked in his POS Volvo, smack dab in the middle of the road!" source : Urban Dictionary
a book that gives lists of facts, for example people's names, addresses, and telephone numbers, or the names and addresses of business companies, usually arranged in alphabetical order.
prolegomena -an introduction at the start of a book, usually used in plural form
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