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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. a sauce made by adding stock, flour, or other ingredients to the juice and fat that drips from cooking meats;

2. the seasoned but not thickened juices that drip from cooking meats; often a little water is added;
[syn: gravy, pan gravy]

3. a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money);
- Example: "the demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed like an assembly line"
[syn: boom, bonanza, gold rush, gravy, godsend, manna from heaven, windfall, bunce]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gravy \Gra"vy\, n.; pl. Gravies. [OE. greavie; prob. fr. greaves, graves, the sediment of melted tallow. See Greaves.] 1. The juice or other liquid matter that drips from flesh in cooking, made into a dressing for the food when served up. [1913 Webster] 2. Liquid dressing for meat, fish, vegetables, etc. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

gravy n 1: a sauce made by adding stock, flour, or other ingredients to the juice and fat that drips from cooking meats 2: the seasoned but not thickened juices that drip from cooking meats; often a little water is added [syn: gravy, pan gravy] 3: a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money); "the demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed like an assembly line" [syn: boom, bonanza, gold rush, gravy, godsend, manna from heaven, windfall, bunce]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

60 Moby Thesaurus words for "gravy": Colbert, Smitane, Soubise, Trinkgeld, allemande, bonus, bonus system, bounty, bourguignonne, bribe, brown sauce, buried treasure, consideration, cream sauce, discovery, donative, double time, egg sauce, espagnole, fee, find, finding, foundling, fringe benefit, gratuity, grease, honorarium, incentive pay, inducement, lagniappe, largess, liberality, marinara, mole, overtime pay, palm oil, paprika sauce, pepper sauce, perks, perquisite, perquisites, poulette, pourboire, premium, roux, salve, shallot sauce, solatium, something extra, sportula, sweetener, tip, treasure trove, trouvaille, trove, waifs, waifs and strays, windfall, windfall money, windfall profit