1. key pattern an ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizontal lines (often in relief)
  2. pattern a perceptual structure
  3. mecopteran any of various carnivorous insects of the order Mecoptera
  4. patron someone who supports or champions something
  5. bittern relatively small compact tawny-brown heron with nocturnal habits and a booming cry; found in marshes
  6. speech pattern distinctive manner of oral expression
  7. C battery battery used to maintain the grid potential in a vacuum tube
  8. quartern one of four equal parts
  9. gittern a 16th century musical instrument resembling a guitar with a pear-shaped soundbox and wire strings
  10. quatern the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
  11. co-optation the selection of a new member
  12. Cape Hatteras a promontory on Hatteras Island off the Atlantic coast of North Carolina
  13. keep track make sure one is informed or fully aware
  14. dipteran insects having usually a single pair of functional wings (anterior pair) with the posterior pair reduced to small knobbed structures and mouth parts adapted for sucking or lapping or piercing
  15. dipteron insects having usually a single pair of functional wings (anterior pair) with the posterior pair reduced to small knobbed structures and mouth parts adapted for sucking or lapping or piercing
  16. upturn an upward movement or trend as in business activity
  17. subaltern British commissioned army officer below the rank of captain
  18. willow-pattern chinaware decorated with a blue Chinese design on a white background depicting a willow tree and often a river
  19. spattering the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface
  20. spatter dash a liquid upon or against