1. having coincident axes
2. mounted on concentric shafts
• coaxially adverb
a transmission line that consists of a tube of electrically conducting material surrounding a central conductor held in place by insulators and that is used to ...
Etymology: Middle English cobbe leader of a group, head; probably akin to cub (young animal), Middle English kebbe old cow or sheep, Dutch dialect kabbe, kebbe piglet
Etymology: cobalt + vitamin
Etymology: German Kobalt, alteration of Kobold, literally, goblin, from Middle High German kobolt; from its occurrence in silver ore, believed to be due to goblins
a heavy radioactive isotope of cobalt of the mass number 60 produced in nuclear reactors and used as a source of gamma rays (as for radiotherapy)
1. a greenish-blue pigment consisting essentially of cobalt oxide and alumina
2. a strong greenish blue
a chloride of cobalt; especially the dichloride CoCl2 that is blue when dehydrated, turns red in the presence of moisture, and is used to indicate humidity
of, relating to, or containing cobalt especially with a valence of three
Etymology: cobaltite, alteration of cobaltine, from French, from cobalt
a grayish to silver-white mineral consisting of a sulfur arsenide of ...
of, relating to, or containing cobalt especially with a valence of two
Tyrus Raymond 1886-1961 Ty American baseball player
Etymology: probably from Robert H. Cobb died 1970 American restaurateur
a tossed salad made typically with chopped chicken or turkey, tomatoes, bacon, ...
Etymology: perhaps from British dialect (Suffolk) cob to take a liking to someone
Australian & New Zealand buddy
William 1763-1835 pseudonym Peter Porcupine English politician writer
I. transitive verb
Etymology: Middle English coblen, perhaps back-formation from cobelere cobbler
Date: 15th century
1. chiefly British to mend or patch ...
paved with cobblestones
Etymology: Middle English cobelere
Date: 13th century
1. a mender or maker of shoes and often of other leather goods
2. archaic a clumsy workman
3. a tall iced drink ...
Etymology: Middle English, from cobble- (probably from cob) + stone
Date: 15th century
a naturally rounded stone larger than a pebble and smaller than a boulder; ...
Richard 1804-1865 English statesman & economist
a country fighting with another power against a common enemy
• cobelligerent adjective
or formerly Queenstown
town & port SW Ireland on island in Cork harbor population 6369
Lord — see Sir John Oldcastle
Etymology: origin unknown
Date: circa 1873
a large bony fish (Rachycentron canadum of the family Rachycentridae) of warm seas that is a food and sport fish
Etymology: Middle English
Date: 14th century
a flat-bottomed boat propelled chiefly by oars and used in Scotland and northern England especially for fishing