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palm (something)

1. To conceal something in the palm of one's hand, as when stealing. When we were kids we used to palm penny candies from the corner store all the time.
2. To receive something discreetly or in secret. It turns out that the governor had been palming percentages of profits from companies she'd given preference to. We're supposed to pool our tips and divide them at the end of the night, but it turns out Daniel had been palming his the whole time.
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palm

tv. to conceal something in the hand as in a theft or the performance of a magic trick; to receive and conceal a tip or a bribe. The kid palmed the candy bar and walked right out of the store.
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We designed the Palms as a destination resort, with all the excitement and amenities visitors expect from a Las Vegas Strip property, and complemented with the charm and attention to detail of an independent, family-run hotel," said Maloof.
The palms are the focal point of their yard, Chubin says, because they're in huge used-brick planters, and because the Chubins redo the surrounding flowers every six months.
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First finding their way into the pockets and briefcases of individual executives, over the years, Palm devices have been increasingly adopted by enterprises and large organizations as indispensable office equipment.
Clutching and waving palm branches, the congregation at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church on Sunday will join the world in a week of remembrance of Jesus' last earthly days before the Resurrection.
Before long, Palm Springs was in imminent peril of becoming a pathetic dowager in cracked pink stucco, sifting through the black-and-white photos of a long-gone era - look, here's Jayne Mansfield in repose with a Chihuahua perched on her back.
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As the first golf course community to be developed within the Palm Springs city limits in nearly 20 years, Escena Palm Springs is being master planned and developed in partnership between Lennar Communities and Empire Companies.
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plans to maintain its market leadership by continuing its line of handsets incorporating the Palm OS software and bearing the Palm Powered brand identity.
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Now, customers have the ability to synchronize Adobe PDF files to Palm Powered handhelds from not only desktop and laptop systems running Microsoft(R) Windows(R), but also those based on the Macintosh platform.