sex has definitions from the fields of biology,sexuality
[ noun ] (biology,sexuality) activities associated with sexual intercourse


"they had sex in the back seat"

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(The Providence Journal...)

Instead - and not just to prove my objectivity - I hasten to report that it 's a highly amusing film which probably does a fairly accurate job of reporting on the Easter vacation shenanigans of collegians down in Fort_Lauderdale , and that it seems to come_to_grips quite honestly with the moral problem that most commonly vexes youngsters in this age_group - that_is_to_say , sex .

(Tristram Coffin, Not to the Swift....)

What does a monk know about sex '' ?

(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)

`` Sex is overpriced '' , he said .

`` The gods seemed to think sex pretty important '' , she rebutted .

(James Thurber, "The Future, If Any, of Comedy,"...)

`` I should say it is the turning of courts of law into veritable theatres for sex dramas , involving clergymen and parishioners , psychiatrists and patients .

[ noun ] either of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided


"the war between the sexes"

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(S. Idell Pyle, et al., Onsets, Completions, and...)

The Maturity Chart for each sex demonstrates clearly that Onset is a phenomenon of infancy and early_childhood whereas Completion is a phenomenon of the later portion of adolescence .

Second , for both sexes , the 21 transverse lines in the Onset Profile vary more in individual spread than those in the Completion Profile .

The difference between the sequence of Onset of ossification for the sexes governs the numbering sequence in Figures 3 and 4 .

(Robert Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land....)

A Tibetan swami from Palermo , Sicily , announced in Beverly_Hills a newly discovered , ancient yoga discipline for ripple breathing which increased both pranha and cosmic attraction between sexes .

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[ verb ] tell the sex (of young chickens)

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[ noun ] (sexuality) 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"

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feeling arouse

[ verb ] (sexuality) stimulate sexually


"This movie usually arouses the male audience"

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stimulate tempt turn-on

[ noun ] (biology,sexuality) the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles


sexuality gender


"she didn't want to know the sex of the foetus"