1. close corporation a corporation owned by a few people
  2. skateboarding the sport of skating on a skateboard
  3. basic training the initial period of training for new military personnel
  4. scorching hot and dry enough to burn or parch a surface
  5. square-bashing drill on a barracks square
  6. genus Coturnix Old World quail
  7. big sagebrush aromatic shrub of arid regions of western North America having hoary leaves
  8. consecutive operation the sequential execution of operations one after another
  9. contagious abortion an infectious disease of domestic animals often resulting in spontaneous abortion; transmittable to human beings
  10. genus Cotinga type genus of the Cotingidae: cotingas
  11. Black Jack Pershing United States general who commanded the American forces in Europe during World War I (1860-1948)
  12. genus Copernicia slow-growing tropical fan palms
  13. genus Coprinus genus of black-spotted agarics in which the cap breaks down at maturity into an inky fluid; sometimes placed in its own family Coprinaceae
  14. desktop publishing (computer science) the use of microcomputers with graphics capacity to produce printed materials
  15. covert operation an intelligence operation so planned as to permit plausible denial by the sponsor
  16. combined operation a military operation carried out cooperatively by two or more allied nations or a military operation carried out by coordination of sea, land, and air forces
  17. stretching exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent
  18. corporation a business firm recognized by law as a single body
  19. coyote brush widely spreading evergreen shrub of southwestern United States with flower heads in a leafy panicle
  20. aspiration a cherished desire