Слова на букву gulp-innu (6389) New Collegiate Dictionary
На главную О проекте Обратная связь Поддержать проектДобавить в избранное

  
EN-DE-FR →  New Collegiate Dictionary →  acto-axio axio-buck buck-cobl cobl-deco deco-elec elec-flüg flüg-gulp gulp-innu inob-leni leni-micr micr-obtr obtr-phyl phyl-quin quin-sask sask-soma soma-tano tans-unco uncr-wool


Слова на букву gulp-innu (6389)

< 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 > >>
half-mast
I. noun Date: 1588 a point some distance but not necessarily halfway down below the top of a mast or staff or the peak of a gaff II. transitive verb Date: 1891 to cause to ...
half-moon
noun Date: 15th century 1. the moon when half its disk appears illuminated 2. something shaped like a crescent 3. the lunule of a fingernail • half-moon adjective
half-pint
I. noun Date: 15th century 1. half a pint 2. a short, small, or inconsequential person II. adjective Date: 1931 of less than average size ; diminutive
half-pipe
noun Date: 1984 a U-shaped high-sided ramp or runway used especially in snowboarding, skateboarding, or in-line skating
half-slip
noun Date: circa 1948 a topless slip with an elasticized waistband
half-sole
transitive verb Date: 1795 to put half soles on
half-space
noun Date: 1962 the part of three-dimensional euclidean space lying on one side of a plane
half-staff
noun Date: 1708 half-mast
half-timber
or half-timbered adjective Date: 1788 of a building constructed of wood framing with spaces filled with masonry • half-timbering noun
half-timbered
adjective see half-timber
half-timbering
noun see half-timber
half-time
adjective Date: 1861 involving or working half the standard hours • half-time adverb
half-track
noun Date: 1935 1. an endless chain-track drive system that propels a vehicle supported in front by a pair of wheels 2. a motor vehicle propelled by half-tracks; ...
half-tracked
adjective see half-track
half-truth
noun Date: 1658 1. a statement that is only partially true 2. a statement that mingles truth and falsehood with deliberate intent to deceive
half-volley
verb see half volley
half-wit
noun Date: 1640 a foolish or imbecilic person • half-witted adjective • half-wittedness noun
half-witted
adjective see half-wit
half-wittedness
noun see half-wit
half-world
noun Date: 1870 demimonde
halfback
noun Date: 1882 1. one of the backs stationed near either flank in football 2. a player stationed immediately behind the forward line (as in field hockey, soccer, or rugby)
halfbeak
noun Date: 1880 any of various narrow-bodied fishes of warm waters that have an elongated lower jaw and are grouped with the flying fishes (family Exocoetidae) or placed in ...
halfhearted
adjective Date: 15th century lacking heart, spirit, or interest • halfheartedly adverb • halfheartedness noun
halfheartedly
adverb see halfhearted
halfheartedness
noun see halfhearted
halfness
noun see half II
halfpenny
noun Date: 13th century 1. plural halfpence or halfpennies a former British coin representing one half of a penny 2. the sum of half a penny 3. a small amount • ...
halftime
noun Date: 1871 an intermission between halves of a game or contest (as in football or basketball)
halftone
noun Date: 1651 1. half step 2 2. a. any of the shades of gray between the darkest and the lightest parts of a photographic image b. (1) a photoengraving made from ...
halfway
adjective Date: 1694 1. midway between two points 2. partial • halfway adverb
halfway house
noun Date: 1694 1. a. a place to stop midway on a journey b. a halfway place in a progression 2. a residence for individuals after release from institutionalization ...
halibut
noun (plural halibut; also halibuts) Etymology: Middle English halybutte, from haly, holy holy + butte flatfish, from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German but; from its being eaten ...
Halicarnassus
geographical name ancient city SW Asia Minor in SW Caria on Aegean Sea
halide
noun Date: 1855 a binary compound of a halogen with a more electropositive element or radical
halidom
or halidome noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English hāligdōm, from hālig holy + -dōm -dom Date: before 12th century archaic something held sacred
halidome
noun see halidom
Halifax
I. biographical name Earl of 1881-1959 Edward Frederick Lindley Wood English statesman & diplomat II. geographical name 1. municipality & port Canada capital of Nova Scotia ...
Haligonian
noun see Halifax II
halite
noun Date: 1868 rock salt
halitosis
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin halitus breath, from halare to breathe — more at exhale Date: 1874 a condition of having fetid breath
hall
noun Etymology: Middle English halle, from Old English heall; akin to Old High German halla hall, Latin cella small room, celare to conceal — more at hell Date: before 12th ...
Hall
I. biographical name Charles Francis 1821-1871 American arctic explorer II. biographical name Charles Martin 1863-1914 American chemist & manufacturer III. biographical name ...
Hall effect
noun Etymology: Edwin H. Hall died 1938 American physicist Date: circa 1889 a potential difference observed between the edges of a conducting strip carrying a longitudinal ...
Hall of Fame
Date: 1901 1. a structure housing memorials to famous or illustrious individuals usually chosen by a group of electors 2. a group of individuals in a particular category (as ...
hallah
variant of challah
Hallam
biographical name Henry 1777-1859 English historian
Hallandale
geographical name city SE Florida S of Fort Lauderdale population 34,282
Halle
geographical name city E central Germany on the Saale NW of Leipzig population 232,396
Halleck
I. biographical name Fitz-Greene 1790-1867 American poet II. biographical name Henry Wager 1815-1872 American general
Hallel
noun Etymology: Hebrew hallēl praise Date: 1702 a selection comprising Psalms 113-118 chanted during Jewish feasts (as the Passover)
hallelujah
I. interjection Etymology: Hebrew hallĕlūyāh praise (ye) the Lord Date: 14th century — used to express praise, joy, or thanks II. noun Date: 13th century a shout or ...
Halley
biographical name Edmond or Edmund 1656-1742 English astronomer
hallmark
I. noun Etymology: Goldsmiths' Hall, London, England, where gold and silver articles were assayed and stamped Date: 1721 1. a. an official mark stamped on gold and silver ...
hallo
or halloo variant of hollo
halloo
I. see hallo II. verb see hollo I III. noun see hollo II IV. interjection see hollo III
hallow
transitive verb Etymology: Middle English halowen, from Old English hālgian, from hālig holy — more at holy Date: before 12th century 1. to make holy or set apart for ...
Hallowe'en
noun see Halloween
hallowed
adjective Date: before 12th century 1. holy, consecrated 2. sacred, revered
Halloween
also Hallowe'en noun Etymology: short for All Hallow Even (All Saints' Eve) Date: circa 1700 October 31 observed especially with dressing up in disguise, trick-or-treating, ...
Hallowmas
noun Etymology: short for Middle English Alholowmesse, from Old English ealra halgena mæsse, literally, all saints' mass Date: 14th century All Saints' Day
halls of ivy
Etymology: from the traditional training of ivy on the walls of older college buildings Date: 1965 university, college
Hallstadt
adjective see Hallstatt I
Hallstatt
I. adjective also Hallstadt Etymology: Hallstatt, Austria Date: 1899 of or relating to the earlier period of the Iron Age in Europe II. geographical name village W central ...
hallucinate
verb (-nated; -nating) Etymology: Latin hallucinatus, past participle of hallucinari, allucinari to prate, dream, modification of Greek alyein to be distressed, to wander ...
hallucination
noun Date: 1629 1. a. perception of objects with no reality usually arising from disorder of the nervous system or in response to drugs (as LSD) b. the object so ...
hallucinator
noun see hallucinate
hallucinatory
adjective Date: 1830 1. tending to produce hallucination 2. resembling, involving, or being a hallucination
hallucinogen
noun Etymology: hallucination + -o- + -gen Date: 1954 a substance that induces hallucinations • hallucinogenic adjective or noun
hallucinogenic
adjective or noun see hallucinogen
hallucinosis
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1905 a pathological mental state characterized by hallucinations
hallux
noun (plural halluces) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin hallus, hallux Date: 1831 the innermost digit (as the big toe) of a hind or lower limb
hallway
noun Date: 1876 1. an entrance hall 2. corridor 1
halma
noun Etymology: Greek, leap, from hallesthai to leap — more at sally Date: 1889 a game played on a square board and having rules similar to those of Chinese checkers
Halmahera
geographical name island E Indonesia in the Moluccas on the equator; largest in the group area 6928 square miles (18,013 square kilometers), population 54,000
Halmstad
geographical name city & port SW Sweden population 81,084
halo
I. noun (plural halos or haloes) Etymology: Latin halos, from Greek halōs threshing floor, disk, halo Date: 1603 1. a circle of light appearing to surround the sun or moon ...
halo brace
noun see halo I
halo effect
noun Date: circa 1928 generalization from the perception of one outstanding personality trait to an overly favorable evaluation of the whole personality
halo-
— see hal-
halocarbon
noun Date: 1950 any of various compounds of carbon and one or more halogens
halocline
noun Date: 1960 a usually vertical gradient in salinity (as of the ocean)
halogen
I. noun Etymology: Swedish, from hal- + -gen Date: 1842 any of the five elements fluorine, chlorine, bromine, iodine, and astatine that form part of group VIIA of the ...
halogenate
transitive verb (-nated; -nating) Date: 1882 to treat or cause to combine with a halogen • halogenation noun
halogenation
noun see halogenate
halogenous
adjective see halogen I
halogeton
noun Etymology: New Latin, from hal- + Greek geitōn neighbor Date: 1943 a coarse annual Asian herb (Halogeton glomeratus) of the goosefoot family that is a noxious weed in ...
halomorphic
adjective Date: circa 1938 of a soil developed in the presence of neutral or alkali salts or both
halon
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary hal- + 3-on Date: circa 1951 a halocarbon that contains especially bromine
haloperidol
noun Etymology: hal- + piperidine + 1-ol Date: 1960 a depressant C21H23ClFNO2 of the central nervous system used especially as an antipsychotic drug
halophile
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1923 an organism that flourishes in a salty environment • halophilic adjective
halophilic
adjective see halophile
halophyte
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1886 a plant (as saltbush or sea lavender) that grows in salty soil and usually has a physiological ...
halophytic
adjective see halophyte
halothane
noun Etymology: halo- + ethane Date: 1957 a potent inhalational anesthetic C2HBrClF3 that is nonexplosive and nonflammable
Halq al-Wadi
or La Goulette geographical name city N Tunisia on Bay of Tunis; port for Tunis population 67,685
Hals
biographical name Frans circa 1581-1666 Dutch painter
Halsey
biographical name William Frederick 1882-1959 American admiral
Hälsingborg
geographical name — see Helsingborg
Halsted
biographical name William Stewart 1852-1922 American surgeon
halt
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English healt; akin to Old High German halz lame Date: before 12th century lame II. intransitive verb Date: before 12th ...
halter
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English hælftre; akin to Old High German halftra halter, Old English hielfe helve Date: before 12th century 1. a. a rope or ...
halterbreak
transitive verb (halterbroke; halterbroken; -breaking) Date: 1837 to break (as a colt) to a halter
haltere
noun (plural halteres) Etymology: New Latin halter, from Latin, jumping weight, from Greek haltēr, from hallesthai to leap — more at sally Date: circa 1823 one of a pair ...
halting
adjective Date: 1585 marked by a lack of sureness or effectiveness • haltingly adverb
haltingly
adverb see halting
Haltom City
geographical name city N Texas NE of Fort Worth population 39,018
Halton Hills
geographical name town Canada in S Ontario population 48,184
halva
noun see halvah
halvah
or halva noun Etymology: Yiddish halva, from Romanian, from Turkish helva, from Arabic ḥalwā sweetmeat Date: 1846 a flaky confection of crushed sesame seeds in a base of ...
halve
transitive verb (halved; halving) Etymology: Middle English, from half half Date: 13th century 1. a. to divide into two equal parts b. to reduce to one half c. to ...
halvers
noun plural Date: 1517 half shares ; halves
halves
plural of half
halyard
noun Etymology: Middle English halier, probably from Anglo-French *halier, from haler to haul — more at hale Date: 14th century a rope or tackle for hoisting and lowering ...
Halys River
geographical name — see kizil irmak
Ham
noun Etymology: Hebrew Date: before 12th century a son of Noah held to be the progenitor of the Egyptians, Nubians, and Canaanites
ham
I. noun Etymology: Middle English hamme, from Old English hamm; akin to Old High German hamma ham, Greek knēmē shinbone, Old Irish cnáim bone Date: before 12th century 1. ...
ham-fisted
adjective Date: 1928 ham-handed
ham-handed
adjective Date: 1918 lacking dexterity or grace ; heavy-handed • ham-handedly adverb • ham-handedness noun
ham-handedly
adverb see ham-handed
ham-handedness
noun see ham-handed
Hama
or Hamah or biblical Hamath geographical name city W Syria on the Orontes population 229,000
Hamad, Al
geographical name the SW portion of Syrian Desert
Hamadan
or ancient Ecbatana geographical name city W Iran WSW of Tehran population 272,499
hamadryad
noun Etymology: Latin hamadryad-, hamadryas, from Greek, from hama together with + dryad-, dryas dryad — more at same Date: 14th century 1. wood nymph 2. king cobra
hamadryas baboon
noun Etymology: New Latin hamadryas, from Latin Date: circa 1890 a baboon (Papio hamadryas) that has a reddish-pink muzzle and a large bare patch of pink skin on each buttock ...
Hamah
geographical name see Hama
hamal
also hammal noun Etymology: Arabic ḥammāl porter Date: circa 1760 a porter in countries of southwest Asia (as Turkey)
Hamamatsu
geographical name city Japan in S Honshu SE of Nagoya near Pacific coast population 534,624
Haman
noun Etymology: Hebrew Hāmān Date: 14th century a Persian minister in the book of Esther who is hanged after plotting a foiled massacre of the Jews
hamantasch
noun (plural hamantaschen) Etymology: Yiddish homentash, from Homen Haman + tash pocket, bag Date: 1927 a 3-cornered pastry with a filling (as of poppy seeds or prunes) ...
hamartia
noun Etymology: Greek, from hamartanein to miss the mark, err Date: 1913 tragic flaw
hamate
noun Etymology: Latin hamatus hooked, from hamus hook Date: 1924 a bone on the inner side of the second row of the carpus in mammals
Hamath
geographical name see Hama
Hambro
biographical name Carl Joachim 1885-1964 Norwegian statesman
Hamburg
geographical name city & port N Germany on the Elbe 68 miles (109 kilometers) from its mouth; a state of the Federal Republic of Germany 1948-90 & of reunified Germany since ...
hamburg
noun see hamburger
hamburger
or hamburg noun Etymology: German Hamburger of Hamburg, Germany Date: 1884 1. a. ground beef b. a patty of ground beef 2. a sandwich consisting of a patty of ...
Hamburger
noun see Hamburg
Hamden
geographical name town S Connecticut N of New Haven population 56,913
hame
I. noun Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century one of two curved supports attached to the collar of a draft horse to which the traces are fastened II. Scottish ...
Hamelin
geographical name see Hameln
Hameln
or formerly Hamelin geographical name city N central Germany in Lower Saxony SW of Hannover population 58,906
Hamhung
geographical name city E central North Korea near coast population 701,000
Hamilcar Barca
or Barcas biographical name 270?-229(or 228) B.C. father of Hannibal Carthaginian general
Hamilton
I. biographical name Alexander 1755-1804 American statesman II. biographical name Edith 1867-1963 American classicist III. biographical name Lady Emma 1765-1815 née Amy ...
Hamilton Inlet
geographical name inlet of the Atlantic 150 miles (241 kilometers) long (with Lake Melville) Canada in SE Labrador
Hamilton, Mount
geographical name mountain 4261 feet (1299 meters) W California E of San Jose
Hamiltonian
noun Etymology: Sir William Hamilton died 1865 Irish mathematician Date: 1926 a function that is used to describe a dynamic system (as the motion of a particle) in terms of ...
Hamiltonianism
noun Date: 1901 the political principles and ideas held by or associated with Alexander Hamilton that center around a belief in a strong central government, broad ...
Hamite
noun Etymology: Ham Date: 1854 a member of a Hamitic-speaking people
Hamitic
I. adjective Date: 1844 of, relating to, or characteristic of the Hamites or one of the Hamitic languages II. noun Date: 1886 Hamitic languages
Hamitic languages
noun plural Date: circa 1890 any of various groupings of non-Semitic Afro-Asiatic languages (as Berber, Egyptian, and Cushitic) that were formerly thought to make up a single ...
Hamito-Semitic
adjective Date: 1879 of, relating to, or constituting the Afro-Asiatic languages • Hamito-Semitic noun
hamlet
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French hamelet, diminutive of ham village, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English hām village, home Date: before 12th century a ...
Hamlet
noun a legendary Danish prince and hero of Shakespeare's play Hamlet
Hamlin
biographical name Hannibal 1809-1891 American politician; vice president of the United States (1861-65)
Hamm
geographical name city W Germany on Lippe River population 180,323
hammal
noun see hamal
hammam
noun Etymology: Turkish, Persian & Arabic; Turkish hamam bath, from Persian hammām, from Arabic ḥammām Date: 1625 Turkish bath
Hammarskjöld
biographical name Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl 1905-1961 Swedish U.N. official; secretary-general (1953-61)
hammer
I. noun Etymology: Middle English hamer, from Old English hamor; akin to Old High German hamar hammer, and perhaps to Old Church Slavic kamen-, kamy stone, Greek akmē point, ...
hammer and sickle
noun Date: 1921 an emblem consisting of a crossed hammer and sickle used especially as a symbol of Soviet Communism
hammer and tongs
adverb Date: circa 1780 with great force, vigor, or violence • hammer-and-tongs adjective
hammer dulcimer
noun Date: 1953 dulcimer 1 — called also hammered dulcimer
hammer mill
noun Date: 1610 a grinder or crusher in which materials are broken up by hammers
hammer out
transitive verb Date: circa 1632 to produce or bring about as if by repeated blows
hammer price
noun Etymology: from the hammer used by the auctioneer to signal the auction's end Date: 1900 the price at which an item is sold at auction
hammer throw
noun Date: 1898 a field event in which a usually 16-pound metal sphere attached to a flexible handle is thrown for distance
hammer-and-tongs
adjective see hammer and tongs
hammered
adjective Date: 1522 1. having surface indentations produced or appearing to have been produced by hammering 2. slang drunk 1a
hammered dulcimer
noun see hammer dulcimer
hammerer
noun see hammer II
Hammerfest
geographical name town & port N Norway on island in Arctic Ocean; northernmost town in Europe, at 70°38′N population 6934
hammerhead
noun Date: 1562 1. the striking part of a hammer 2. blockhead 3. any of a family (Sphyrnidae) of active voracious medium-sized sharks that have the eyes at the ends of ...
hammerless
adjective Date: 1875 having the hammer concealed
hammerlock
noun Date: 1897 a wrestling hold in which an opponent's arm is held bent behind the back; broadly a strong hold
Hammersmith and Fulham
geographical name borough of SW Greater London, England population 136,500
Hammerstein
I. biographical name Oscar 1846-1919 American (German-born) theater impresario II. biographical name Oscar 1895-1960 grandson of preceding American lyricist & librettist
hammerstone
noun Date: 1872 a prehistoric hammering implement consisting of a rounded stone
hammertoe
noun Date: circa 1885 a deformed claw-shaped toe and especially the second that results from permanent angular flexion between one or both phalangeal joints
Hammett
biographical name (Samuel) Dashiell 1894-1961 American writer
hammily
adverb see hammy
hamminess
noun see hammy
hammock
I. noun Etymology: Spanish hamaca, from Taino Date: 1626 a swinging couch or bed usually made of netting or canvas and slung by cords from supports at each end II. noun ...
Hammond
I. biographical name John Hays 1855-1936 American mining engineer II. biographical name John Hays 1888-1965 son of preceding American electrical engineer & inventor III. ...
Hammurabi
or Hammurapi biographical name died 1750 B.C. king of Babylon (1792-50)
Hammurapi
biographical name see Hammurabi
hammy
adjective (hammier; -est) Date: 1929 marked by exaggerated and usually self-conscious theatricality • hammily adverb • hamminess noun
Hampden
I. biographical name John 1594-1643 English statesman II. biographical name Walter 1879-1955 stage name of W. H. Dougherty American actor
hamper
I. transitive verb (hampered; hampering) Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century 1. a. to restrict the movement of by bonds or obstacles ; impede b. to interfere ...
Hampshire
I. noun Etymology: Hampshire, England Date: 1918 1. any of a British breed of large hornless black-faced mutton-producing sheep — called also Hampshire Down 2. any of an ...
Hampshire Down
noun see Hampshire I
Hampstead
geographical name former metropolitan borough NW London, England, now part of Camden
Hampton
I. biographical name Wade 1751?-1835 American general II. biographical name Wade 1818-1902 grandson of preceding American politician & Confederate general III. geographical ...
Hampton Roads
geographical name channel SE Virginia through which James & Elizabeth rivers flow into Chesapeake Bay
hamster
noun Etymology: German, from Old High German hamustro, of Slavic origin; akin to Old Russian choměstorŭ hamster, of Iranian origin; akin to Avestan hamaēstar- oppressor ...
hamstring
I. noun Date: 1565 1. a. either of two groups of tendons at the back of the human knee b. any of three muscles at the back of the thigh that function to flex and rotate ...
Hamsun
biographical name Knut 1859-1952 pseudonym of Knut Pedersen Norwegian writer
Hamtramck
geographical name city SE Michigan surrounded by Detroit population 22,976
hamulus
noun (plural hamuli) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, diminutive of hamus hook Date: circa 1751 a hook or hooked process (as of a bone)
hamza
or hamzah noun Etymology: Arabic hamza, literally, compression Date: 1813 the sign for a glottal stop in Arabic orthography usually represented in English by an apostrophe
hamzah
noun see hamza
Han
I. noun Etymology: Chinese (Beijing) Hàn Date: 1736 1. a Chinese dynasty dated 206B.C.-A.D.220 and marked by centralized control through an appointive bureaucracy, a revival ...
Han Wu Ti
biographical name — see Wu-ti
Han Yü
biographical name 768-824 Han Wen-kung Chinese poet, essayist, & philosopher
Hanafi
adjective Etymology: Arabic ḥanafī, from Abū Ḥanīfa died 767 Muslim jurist Date: 1913 of or relating to an orthodox school of Sunni Muslim jurisprudence followed ...
Hancock
I. biographical name John 1737-1793 American statesman in Revolution II. biographical name Winfield Scott 1824-1886 American general & politician
Hand
biographical name (Billings) Learned 1872-1961 American jurist
hand
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German hant hand Date: before 12th century 1. a. (1) the terminal part ...
hand and foot
adverb Date: before 12th century totally, assiduously
hand and glove
adverb see hand in glove
hand ax
noun Date: 13th century 1. a short-handled ax intended for use with one hand 2. a prehistoric stone tool having one end pointed for cutting and the other end rounded for ...
hand brake
noun Date: 1854 an emergency brake operated by a hand lever
hand down
transitive verb Date: 1685 1. to transmit in succession (as from father to son) 2. to make official formulation of and express (the opinion of a court)
hand glass
noun Date: 1875 a small mirror with a handle
hand in
transitive verb Date: 1837 submit 2
hand in glove
or hand and glove adverb Date: 1664 in extremely close relationship or agreement
hand in hand
adverb Date: 15th century 1. with hands clasped (as in intimacy or affection) 2. in close association ; together
hand it to
phrasal to give credit to ; concede the excellence of
hand lens
noun Date: 1930 a magnifying glass to be held in the hand
hand off
verb Date: 1949 transitive verb to hand (a football) to a nearby teammate on a play intransitive verb to hand off a football • handoff noun
hand on
transitive verb Date: 1865 hand down
hand organ
noun Date: 1770 a barrel organ operated by a hand crank
hand out
transitive verb Date: circa 1860 1. a. to give without charge b. to give freely 2. administer
hand over
transitive verb Date: 1864 to yield control of • handover noun
hand over fist
adverb Date: 1825 quickly and in large amounts
hand puppet
noun Date: 1937 puppet 1a
hand running
adverb Date: 1828 dialect in unbroken succession
hand to hand
adverb Date: circa 1533 at very close range
hand to mouth
adverb see hand-to-mouth
hand truck
noun Date: 1920 a small hand-propelled truck; especially truck 3b
hand up
transitive verb Date: 1970 of a jury to deliver (an indictment) to a judge or higher judicial authority
hand, foot and mouth disease
noun Date: 1966 a usually mild contagious disease especially of young children that is caused by an enterovirus (species Human enterovirus A, especially serotype Human ...
hand-feed
transitive verb (hand-fed; -feeding) Date: 1805 to feed (as animals) by hand
hand-holder
noun see hand-holding
hand-holding
noun Date: 1967 solicitous attention, support, or instruction (as in servicing clients) • hand-holder noun
hand-me-down
adjective Date: 1827 1. put in use by one person or group after being used, discarded, or handed down by another 2. ready-made and usually cheap and shoddy • ...
hand-to-hand
adjective Date: 1836 involving physical contact or close enough range for physical contact
hand-to-mouth
adjective Date: 1748 having or providing nothing to spare beyond basic necessities • hand to mouth adverb
hand-wringing
noun Date: 1922 an overwrought expression of concern or guilt • handwringer noun
handbag
noun Date: 1862 1. suitcase 2. a bag held in the hand or hung from a shoulder strap and used for carrying small personal articles and money
handball
noun Date: 1873 1. a game played in a walled court or against a single wall or board by two or four players who use their hands to strike the ball 2. a small rubber ball ...
handbarrow
noun Date: 15th century a flat rectangular frame with handles at both ends that is carried by two persons
handbasket
noun Date: 15th century a small portable basket — usually used in the phrase to hell in a handbasket denoting rapid and utter ruination
handbell
noun Date: before 12th century a small bell with a handle; especially one of a set tuned in a scale for musical performance
handbill
noun Date: 1753 a small printed sheet to be distributed (as for advertising) by hand
handblown
adjective Date: 1925 made by glassblowing and molded by hand
handbook
noun Date: before 12th century 1. a. a book capable of being conveniently carried as a ready reference ; manual b. a concise reference book covering a particular ...
handbreadth
or handsbreadth noun Date: before 12th century any of various units of length varying from about 2 1/2 to 4 inches based on the breadth of a hand
handcar
noun Date: 1850 a small four-wheeled railroad car propelled by a hand-operated mechanism or by a small motor
handcart
noun Date: 1640 a cart drawn or pushed by hand
handclasp
noun Date: 1582 handshake
handcraft
I. noun Date: before 12th century handicraft II. transitive verb Date: 1947 to fashion by handicraft
handcraftsman
noun Date: 15th century a person who is skilled in handicraft • handcraftsmanship noun
handcraftsmanship
noun see handcraftsman
handcuff
I. noun Date: 1695 a metal fastening that can be locked around a wrist and is usually connected by a chain or bar with another such fastening — usually used in plural II. ...
handed
adjective Date: 15th century 1. having a hand or hands especially of a specified kind or number — usually used in combination 2. using a specified hand or number of hands ...
handedness
noun Date: 1915 1. a tendency to use one hand rather than the other 2. a. the property of an object (as a molecule) of not being identical with its mirror image ; ...
Handel
biographical name George Frideric 1685-1759 British (German-born) composer • Handelian adjective
Handelian
adjective see Handel
handfast
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English handfæst Date: 1611 archaic a contract or covenant especially of betrothal or marriage
handful
noun (plural handfuls; also handsful) Date: before 12th century 1. as much or as many as the hand will grasp 2. a small quantity or number 3. as much as one can manage
handgrip
noun Date: before 12th century 1. a grasping with the hand 2. handle 3. plural hand-to-hand combat
handgun
noun Date: 15th century a firearm (as a revolver or pistol) designed to be held and fired with one hand
handheld
adjective Date: 1923 held in the hand; especially designed to be operated while being held in the hand • handheld noun

< 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 > >>

© en-de-fr.com.ua - EN-DE-FR 2009-2017 Информация публикуется на сайте для ознакомительного процесса.
 
Выполнено за: 0.034 c;