A married couple; a man and wife.
A single thing, composed of two pieces fitted to each other and used together; as, a pair of scissors; a pair of pants; a pair of tongs; a pair of bellows.
Two members of opposite parties or opinion, as in a parliamentary body, who mutually agree not to vote on a given question (in order, for example, to allow the members to be absent during the vote without affecting the outcome of the vote), or on issues of a party nature during a specified time; as, there were two pairs on the final vote.
In a mechanism, two elements, or bodies, which are so applied to each other as to mutually constrain relative motion.
To unite in couples; to form a pair of; to bring together, as things which belong together, or which complement, or are adapted to one another.
To engage (one's self) with another of opposite opinions not to vote on a particular question or class of questions.
Two players who play together.
A couple of stamps that have not been separated.
A poker hand containing two cards of the same rank.
Two cards of the same value. See Poker Hand Rankings.
A sweep boat for two people; a double is a two-person boat where each person has two oars.
Two wires of a single circuit held together by twisting, binding or by an overall braid or jacket. The first wire of the pair is designated "tip" and the second "ring", or sometimes "wire" and "mate".
A gentleman's agreement between legislators on opposite sides of a question to withhold their votes. Generally, this involves an absent member who (1) wishes to have his position recorded and (2) wants to be sure his absence will not affect the outcome. A pair, while recorded in the Journal, is not taken into account in tallying a vote.
Two golfers playing together in a stroke competition. Also to assign players to play together in a competition.
In the context of forex trading, a pair is a combination of two currencies. A trade on a pair of currencies is successful or unsuccessful based on fluctuations in the rate of exchange between the two currencies.
Two horseshoes or hooves. Unless otherwise specified, a pair means either both fores or both hinds.
In any game, two of the same.
Two gems matching in color, cut, clarity, crystal, and diameter.
A set, not necessarily two, as in a pair of steps.
A two-person, two-oared sweep boat. Somewhat rare in competition; difficult to row straight because rowers must be perfectly together.
one partnership; two players acting as partners; North-South or East-West.
the association of two players facing each other.
a set of two similar things considered as a unit
two items of the same kind
two people considered as a unit
a poker hand with 2 cards of the same value
form a pair or pairs; "The two old friends paired off"
bring two objects, ideas, or people together; "This fact is coupled to the other one"; "Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?"; "The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project"
a big hand here so use it to get him thinking that he better tangle with someone else
a favorite against two unsuited overcards
a good high hand, but a high card will still win its share of pots
a group of two or something with two similar parts
a joint between the surfaces of two rigid bodies that keeps them in contact and relatively movable
an arrangement whereby a Government Deputy's name is linked with an Opposition Deputy in the event of a Vote arising
an object that contains two other objects
an object which refers to two other objects
an ordered set of two serial nodes
an ordered set of two tree nodes
a set of two things which are joined or normally used together
a simple object that binds two objects together
a two cases, each of which is in a different cell in the table representing the joint distribution of two variables
Two cards that have the same value (Ex: 3, 3).
Two cards that are paired. (88, 77, JJ, KK, 22, etc)
Two cards that have the same value ex: Queen, Queen
Two-of-a-kind. A pair is beaten by two pair, and can only in turn beat a high-card hand.
Two-way draw drapery that opens in the middle and separates to each side of the window.
Two cards that have the same value, such as KK.
sweep-oar boat for two rowers. There is competition for pairs with coxswain and pairs without coxswain.
any 2 cards that have the same value.
any two cards that are equal in sum or rank
An arrangement between parties whereby two Members from opposing sides of a House do not vote on a particular occasion, so that one or both can be absent without affecting the result of the vote. Pairs granted are recorded in Hansard if a formal vote is required.
Two cards that have the same value (eg. 5, 5).
Simply put this is two matching cards such as two Jacks.
Two cards of the same face or number value.
the two targets fired simultaneously in doubles shooting.
Two cards with the same value, or rank, with three other random cards that do not match the Pair. If two or more players have a single Pair, the hand with the higher Pair is the winning hand. If the players' hands contain the same ranked Pairs, the highest of the other three cards is used.
A hand consisting of two cards of the rank and three other cards. For example, 10, 10, 4, J, K.
Two stamps that are joined in the original state of issue. e.g. Vertical pair, Horizontal pair, Coil pair.
Two unseparated stamps. Can be either a vertical or horizontal pair.
By mutual agreement, to balance the legitimate absence of a Member another Member is 'paired' and does not vote or take part in divisions. In this way crucial government majorities survive.
Any set of exactly two cards of identical rank.
Two cards of the same value such as a (A)
Two cards of the same value whether it be number or face.
Two cards of the same value in a hand.
Two cards of the same rank. eg. 7-7 - a pair of sevens.
two cards of the same rank (see hand rankings)
two cards of the same rank. In most case, pairs can be split to be played as two different hands.
A pair is two cards of the same rank. For example, holding the hand AAK54 would be referred to as holding a pair of aces.
A poker hand comprised of two cards of the same type and three others.
Two matching cards of the same rank. Two of a kind.
A shell rowed by two athletes, each using a single sweep oar (two blades total). A pair is pictured at right.
means two players on each side whose positions in order of playing are called Lead and Skip.
A poker hand that contains two cards of the same rank.
Two of the same card. Example: Two Queens.
Two adjacent stones of the same color with no friendly stones at either end. This formation is subject to atari and enemy capture.
Two cards of the same rank. When combined with three other non-matching cards it is the five card poker hand â€œone pair.
A pair-oared boat, for two rowers. Abbreviated as 2- (coxless) or 2+ (coxed).
Two unseparated stamps Pane Section of sheet of stamps with gutter margin or leaf from a stamp booklet Perfins Initial letters or symbols perforating the body of a stamp
(2) a team of two pilots flying together.
Two cards of the same value such as a (Ace of Clubs, Ace of Hearts)
A pair is two cards of the same rank. In holdem poker, if you held A9 and the board cards were 5AJ you would have a pair of Aces. If you had the pair in your hole cards, it is called a "pocket pair".
When a batsman gets a duck in both innings
a set of two identical tiles, usually needed along with four sets to go MahJong
Two cards of the same value such as two Aces.
When a player holds two cards of the same value. For example, (7,7) would be a pair.
Two Cards of the same denomination or rank. A pair beats a high card, but two pairs beat a pair.
Two initially dealt cards of identical numerical value.
A boat with two sweep rowers. Compare double.
Two unseparated stamps, joined as originally issued.
When a player's first two cards are numerically identical.
Two cards of the same rank (ie two jacks).
Any two cards that have the same rank.
Two card of the same rank. E.g. J-J.
Two of a Kind, either played consecutively or in the same hand or crib (two 2s, two 5s, etc.).
n. Two cards of the same rank.
Two stamps still joined together vertically or horizontally.
any two cards of the same rank in any hand.
Two cards of the same rank, such as Kâ™¥â™ . Is weaker than two pair, stronger than any single high card.
Two cards of the same index. In some houses, cards of the same value are treated as pairs — i.e., a player may split a king-ten hand.
Two cards of the same face value (or rank).
A procedure whereby a member who is present, instead of voting, “pairs” his or her vote with a member who is absent and who, had that member been present, would have voted on the opposite side of the question. A paired vote does not count toward the number required for a vote; thus, if a two-thirds vote of elected membership is necessary, a paired vote will not be counted toward fulfilling the two-thirds. Pairing is currently authorized by Senate rule with the consent of the President of the Senate. Pairing is not permitted under the House rules.
Two cards of the same rank, e.g., two sevens or two Kings.
Two cards of the same rank. If you hold AAKJ3, you have a pair.
This is a hand where the player's best hand is made up of 2 cards of the same rank.
two connected, same-coloured marbles Prison
Playing a card of the same rank as that previously played scores 2 points.
In poker or video poker, two cards with the same rank.
Two golfers who are playing together in stroke competition. As a verb, to assign golfers to play together, as in, "The tournament committee paired Nicklaus and Palmer."
Two cards of the same rank. See Rankings of Poker Hands.
a batsman's score of zero runs, after getting out, in both innings of a two-innings match; a duck in each innings. cf. king pair.
Pairing is a system whereby two members of parliament from opposing political parties may agree to abstain where one member is unable to vote, due to other commitments, illness, travel problems, etc. A party whip will usually allow this only for non-critical votes, often referred to as two-line whips.