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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 gra·vy /ˈgrevi/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gra·vy n.; pl. Gravies
 1. The juice or other liquid matter that drips from flesh in cooking, made into a dressing for the food when served up.
 2. Liquid dressing for meat, fish, vegetables, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: basically the juices that drip from cooking meats
      2: 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 lik an assembly line"
         [syn: boom, bonanza, gold rush, godsend, manna
         from heaven, windfall, bunce]