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sexes, plural;
  1. Determine the sex of
    • - sexing chickens
  2. Present something in a more interesting or lively way
    • - the department set up a task force to help sex up the concept of conserving water
  3. Arouse or attempt to arouse someone sexually

  1. (chiefly with reference to people) Sexual activity, including specifically sexual intercourse
    • - he enjoyed talking about sex
    • - she didn't want to have sex with him
  2. A person's genitals

  3. Either of the two main categories (male and female) into which humans and many other living things are divided on the basis of their reproductive functions
    • - adults of both sexes
  4. The fact of belonging to one of these categories
    • - direct discrimination involves treating someone less favorably on the grounds of their sex
  5. The group of all members of either of these categories
    • - she was well known for her efforts to improve the social condition of her sex

  1. arouse: stimulate sexually; "This movie usually arouses the male audience"
  2. sexual activity: activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat"
  3. either of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided; "the war between the sexes"
  4. tell the sex (of young chickens)
  5. all of the feelings resulting from the urge to gratify sexual impulses; "he wanted a better sex life"; "the film contained no sex or violence"
  6. the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles; "she didn't want to know the sex of the foetus"
  7. In biology, sex is a process of combining and mixing genetic traits, often resulting in the specialization of organisms into a male or female variety (known as a sex). Sexual reproduction involves combining specialized cells (gametes) to form offspring that inherit traits from both parents. ...
  8. Sexual intercourse, also known as copulation or coitus, commonly refers to the act in which the male reproductive organ enters the female reproductive tract. Britannica entry. The two entities may be of opposite sexes, or they may be hermaphroditic, as is the case with snails. ...
  9. Sex is the debut album by Australian improvised music trio, The Necks, originally released on the Spral Scratch label and later rereleased on Fish of Milk and Private Music in the US. ...
  10. Sex is a coffee table book written by Madonna with photographs by Steven Meisel Studio and film frames taken from film shot by Fabien Baron. Sex was released on October 21, 1992 by Warner Books. ...
  11. SEX was a boutique run by Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood at 430 King's Road, London in the 1970’s, whose fashion clothes heavily influenced the punk movement aesthetics.
  12. In computing, the SEX assembly language mnemonic has often been used for the "Sign EXtend" machine instruction found in the PDP-11 and many other computer architectures. A computer's or CPU's "sex" can also mean the endianness of the computer architecture used. ...
  13. Either of two main divisions (either female or male) into which many organisms can be placed, according to reproductive function or organs; The distinguishing property, quality, or assemblage of properties by which organisms are classified as female or male on the basis of their reproductive ...
  14. Is polyamory "about sex."? Yes and no. For most polyamorists, the core attraction is "amor" or "amour" -- love, albeit romantic/erotic love. Mostly the focus is on relationships. ...
  15. Biological characteristics that distinguish males from females.
  16. "A biological construct premised upon biological characteristics enabling sexual reproduction" (from Krieger N. A Glossary for Social Epidemiology, J Epidemiol Community Health 2001; 55:693-700.)
  17. n.  condition of being male or female; gender
  18. refers to more than just “intercourse”. Sex is any sexual activity. It includes hugging, kissing, touching. It involves the whole body. (Skin is the largest human organ.) It is about giving and receiving pleasure. Sex is emotional and has emotional consequences. ...
  19. The classification of people as male or female. At birth, infants are assigned a sex based on a combination of bodily characteristics including: chromosomes, hormones, internal reproductive organs, and genitals. Source: GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation)
  20. is usually about a person’s biological characteristics, covering a range of aspects such as gonads and genetic and hormonal make-up. ...
  21. (n) 1. Sexual reproduction. 2. The activities that organisms engage in for the purpose of sexual reproduction. 3. Judging by the number of divine laws relating to it, an obsession of certain deities.
  22. is a biological characteristic and not a social construction. "Gender" was not chosen because gender connotes a socially imposed sex-role. One cannot discuss "gender" issues without reference to stereotypes according to biological sex identification. ...
  23. Production of offspring that are a mixture between two different parental genotypes.
  24. An oppressive construct designed by Dead White European Males to humiliate and degrade Womyn.
  25. The gender of a person at the time of the report.