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charms, plural;
  1. Delight greatly
    • - the books have charmed children the world over
  2. Gain or influence by charm
    • - he charmed her into going out
  3. Control or achieve by or as if by magic
    • - pretending to charm a cobra
    • - she will charm your warts away
  1. The power or quality of giving delight or arousing admiration
    • - he was captivated by her youthful charm
  2. An attractive or alluring characteristic
    • - the hidden charms of the city
  3. A small ornament worn on a necklace or bracelet

  4. An object, act, or saying believed to have magic power
    • - the dreamcatcher is a charm used to prevent bad dreams
  5. An object kept or worn to ward off evil and bring good luck
    • - a good luck charm
  6. One of six flavors of quark

  1. appeal: attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates; "his smile was part of his appeal to her"
  2. capture: attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts"
  3. control by magic spells, as by practicing witchcraft
  4. spell: a verbal formula believed to have magical force; "he whispered a spell as he moved his hands"; "inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese"
  5. protect through supernatural powers or charms
  6. something believed to bring good luck
  7. Charm++ is a parallel object-oriented programming language based on C++ and developed in the Parallel Programming Laboratory at the University of Illinois. ...
  8. Charm is the critically-acclaimed third studio album from American rapper/record producer Danny! (see 2006 in music). As evidenced in the title, Charm was a huge milestone in Danny! ...
  9. In mathematical finance, the Greeks are the quantities representing the sensitivities of the price of derivatives such as options to a change in underlying parameters on which the value of an instrument or portfolio of financial instruments is dependent. ...
  10. Magic is the claimed art of altering things either by supernatural means or through knowledge of occult natural laws unknown to science. ...
  11. The charm quark or c quark (from its symbol, c) is the third most massive of all quarks, a type of elementary particle, and a major constituent of matter. Charm quarks are found in hadrons, which are subatomic particles made of quarks. ...
  12. Charm (symbol C) is a flavour quantum number representing the difference between the number of charm quarks and charm antiquarks that are present in a particle: By convention, the sign of flavour quantum numbers agree with the sign of the electric charge carried by the quark of corresponding ...
  13. An object, act or words believed to have magic power; The ability to persuade, delight or arouse admiration; often constructed in the plural; A quantum number of hadrons determined by the quantity of charm quarks & antiquarks; A small trinket on a bracelet or chain, etc; To seduce, persuade or ...
  14. (charmed) Bewitched, under a magic spell (cast by a charm); impressed; Having nonzero charm
  15. (CHARMING) A patronizing comment applied to wines that don't quite fulfil the first expectations. Implies lightness, an expression of "attitude". Sometimes used to describe certain wines made from the Chenin Blanc grape and styled after a type of wine originating from the Loire region of France.
  16. (Charming) A subjective term used to describe a wine with a range of pleasing properties but nothing that stands out in an obvious fashion.
  17. (Charming) Do not expect this house to be much bigger than a breadbox.
  18. (Charming) Like “super”, “funky” and other vague terms of approbation, pretty much meaningless. A study by Freakonomics author Steven D. Levitt found that words like “charming”, which don’t refer to anything specific about the property, were associated with a lower sale price.
  19. (Charming) Only half of my books will fit into this house.
  20. (Charming) Usually implies lightness and is patronizing when describing wine that should have more impressive qualities. Clarify Refers to the wine-making operation which removes lees - dead yeast cells and fragments of grape skins, stems, seeds and pulp - from grape juice or new wine.
  21. (charming) In a word, this translates to inconvenient. This is the coverall word for the toilet-in-the-kitchen, walk-through-someone-else's-back-yard, crawlspace-under-the-stairs kind of place.
  22. (charming) sardonic or sarcastic observation of someone's behaviour, indicating the speaker's disapproval or contempt while implying one's sense of cultural superiority.
  23. (charming) to please someone in a soothing way
  24. (CHARMS) May be a gemstone, amulet, talisman or other object that has been charged with power for a specific task.
  25. (Charms) A spell or object possessing magic power.