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grid bias
Electronics. the potential difference applied between a grid and the cathode of a vacuum tube. Also called C-bias. [1925-30] * * *
grid capacitor
Electronics. a capacitor connected in series with the grid. * * *
grid circuit
Electronics. that part of a circuit that contains the cathode and the grid of a vacuum tube. [1915-20] * * *
grid current
Electronics. the current that moves within the vacuum tube from the grid to the cathode. [1915-20] * * *
grid leak
Electronics. a high-resistance device that permits excessive charges on the grid to leak off or escape. [1915-20] * * *
grid road
Canadian. a municipal road that follows a grid line established by the original survey of the area. [1955-60] * * *
grid variation
Navig. the angle, at any point on the surface of the earth, between the magnetic and true meridians passing through that point. Also called grivation. * * *
gridded
See grid. * * *
gridder
/grid"euhr/, n. Informal. a football player. [1925-30, Amer.; GRID + -ER1] * * *
griddle
/grid"l/, n., v., griddled, griddling. n. 1. a frying pan with a handle and a slightly raised edge, for cooking pancakes, bacon, etc., over direct heat. 2. any flat, heated ...
griddlecake
/grid"l kayk'/, n. a thin cake of batter cooked on a griddle; pancake. [1775-85; GRIDDLE + CAKE] Regional Variation. See pancake. * * *
gride
/gruyd/, v., grided, griding, n. v.i. 1. to make a grating sound; scrape harshly; grate; grind. v.t. 2. to pierce or cut. n. 3. a griding or grating sound. [1350-1400; ME; ...
gridiron
/grid"uy'euhrn/, n. 1. a football field. 2. a utensil consisting of parallel metal bars on which to broil meat or other food. 3. any framework or network resembling a ...
gridiron pendulum
a clock pendulum having, as part of its shaft, an arrangement of brass and steel rods having different coefficients of expansion, such that the pendulum has the same length at ...
gridiron-tailed lizard
/grid"uy'euhrn tayld'/. See zebra-tailed lizard. * * *
gridlock
—gridlocked, adj. /grid"lok'/, n. 1. the stoppage of free vehicular movement in an urban area because key intersections are blocked by traffic. 2. the blocking of an ...
gridlocked
See gridlock. * * *
grief
—griefless, adj. —grieflessness, n. /greef/, n. 1. keen mental suffering or distress over affliction or loss; sharp sorrow; painful regret. 2. a cause or occasion of keen ...
grief-stricken
/greef"strik'euhn/, adj. overwhelmed by grief; deeply afflicted or sorrowful. [1900-05] * * *
griefo
/gree"foh/, n. Slang. marijuana. Also, grefa, griffa, griffo. [ < MexSp grifa; cf. grifo marijuana user, appar. the same word as grifo curly-haired, tap, spigot, GRIFFIN1 (sense ...
Grieg
/greeg/; Norw. /grddig/, n. Edvard /ed"vahrd/; Norw. /ed"vahrddt/, 1843-1907, Norwegian composer. * * *
Grieg, Edvard
▪ Norwegian composer in full  Edvard Hagerup Grieg  born June 15, 1843, Bergen, Nor. died Sept. 4, 1907, Bergen  composer who was a founder of the Norwegian nationalist ...
Grieg, Edvard (Hagerup)
born June 15, 1843, Bergen, Nor. died Sept. 4, 1907, Bergen Norwegian composer. His parents were persuaded by violinist Ole Bull to send Grieg to Leipzig for music study, and ...
Grieg, Nordahl
▪ Norwegian author in full  Johan Nordahl Brun Grieg  born November 1, 1902, Bergen, Norway died December 2, 1943, over Berlin, Germany       lyric poet, dramatist, ...
Grieg,Edvard Hagerup
Grieg (grēg, grĭg), Edvard Hagerup. 1843-1907. Norwegian composer whose works, such as the incidental music for Peer Gynt (1876), incorporate Norwegian folk music idioms. * * *
griege
/gray, grayzh/, n. See gray goods. [var. of GREIGE] * * *
Grier, Robert C
▪ United States jurist born March 5, 1794, Cumberland County, Pa., U.S. died Sept. 25, 1870, Philadelphia       associate justice of the United States Supreme Court ...
Grierson, John
▪ British film producer born April 26, 1898, Kilmadock, Stirlingshire, Scot. died Feb. 19, 1972, Bath, Somerset, Eng.       founder of the British documentary-film ...
Grierson, Sir George Abraham
born Jan. 7, 1851, County Dublin, Ire. died March 9, 1941, Camberley, Surrey, Eng. Anglo-Irish civil servant and linguist. While holding a succession of British government ...
Griesbach, Johann Jakob
▪ German biblical scholar born Jan. 4, 1745, Butzbach, Hesse [Germany] died March 24, 1812, Jena, Thuringia       rationalist Protestant German theologian, the earliest ...
grieshoch
/gree"shuk/; Scot. /grddee"shukh/, n. Scot. a bed of embers, esp. of a peat or moss fire. [1795-1805; < Scot Gael griòsach embers] * * *
grievance
/gree"veuhns/, n. 1. a wrong considered as grounds for complaint, or something believed to cause distress: Inequitable taxation is the chief grievance. 2. a complaint or ...
grievance committee
a group of representatives chosen from a labor union or from both labor and management to consider and remedy workers' grievances. [1925-30] * * *
grievant
/gree"veuhnt/, n. a person who submits a complaint for arbitration. [1955-60; back formation from GRIEVANCE. See -ANT.] * * *
grieve
—grievedly /gree"vid lee, greevd"-/, adv. —griever, n. —grievingly, adv. /greev/, v., grieved, grieving. v.i. 1. to feel grief or great sorrow: She has grieved over his ...
griever
See grieve. * * *
grievingly
See griever. * * *
grievous
—grievously, adv. —grievousness, n. /gree"veuhs/, adj. 1. causing grief or great sorrow: grievous news. 2. flagrant; outrageous; atrocious: a grievous offense against ...
grievously
See grievous. * * *
grievousness
See grievously. * * *
griff
/grif/, n. griffin2. [1890-95; by shortening] * * *
griffa
/gree"feuh, -fah/, n. Slang. griefo. * * *
griffe
griffe1 /grif/, n. Chiefly Louisiana. 1. the offspring of a black and a mulatto. 2. a person of mixed black and American Indian ancestry. 3. a mulatto, esp. a woman. [1715-25, ...
Griffenfeld, Peder Schumacher, Count af
▪ Danish statesman born Aug. 24, 1635, Copenhagen, Den. died March 12, 1699, Trondheim, Norway       Danish statesman of the 17th century.       He was born ...
Griffes
/grif"euhs/, n. Charles Tomlinson, 1884-1920, U.S. composer. * * *
Griffes, Charles
▪ American composer in full  Charles Tomlinson Griffes   born Sept. 17, 1884, Elmira, N.Y., U.S. died April 8, 1920, New York City       first native U.S. composer to ...
Griffes, Charles T(omlinson)
born Sept. 17, 1884, Elmira, N.Y., U.S. died April 8, 1920, New York City U.S. composer. He studied music in Berlin with Engelbert Humperdinck and others, then returned and ...
Griffey, Ken
orig. George Kenneth Griffey, Jr. born Nov. 21, 1969, Donora, Pa., U.S. U.S. baseball player. Griffey began his professional career in 1987. As a left-handed centre fielder ...
Griffey, Ken, Jr.
▪ American baseball player in full  George Kenneth Griffey, Jr.  born November 21, 1969, Donora, Pennsylvania, U.S.       American professional baseball player who ...
griffin
griffin1 —griffinesque, adj. /grif"in/, n. Class. Myth. a fabled monster, usually having the head and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion. Also, griffon, ...
Griffin
/grif"in/, n. 1. a city in W Georgia. 20,728. 2. a male given name. * * * ▪ mythological creature also spelled  griffon , or  gryphon        composite mythological ...
Griffin, Donald Redfield
▪ 2004       American biophysicist and animal behaviourist (b. Aug. 3, 1915, Southampton, N.Y.—d. Nov. 7, 2003, Lexington, Mass.), founded the field of cognitive ...
Griffin, Johnny
▪ 2009 John Arnold Griffin III        American jazz tenor saxophonist born April 24, 1928, Chicago, Ill. died July 25, 2008, Availles-Limouzine, France was noted for ...
Griffin, Merv
▪ 2008 Mervyn Edward Griffin  American television producer, talk-show host, and entrepreneur born July 6, 1925 , San Mateo, Calif. died Aug. 12, 2007, Los Angeles, ...
Griffin, Merv (Edward)
born July 6, 1925, San Mateo, Calif., U.S. U.S. television producer and entrepreneur. He hosted a radio show (1945–48) and sang with Freddy Martin's Orchestra (1948–52) ...
Griffin, Michael
▪ 2007       NASA's new administrator, Michael Griffin, who was sworn in on April 14, 2005, overruled the agency's top safety officer and chief engineer and directed ...
Griffin, Walter Burley
▪ American architect born Nov. 24, 1876, Maywood, Ill., U.S. died Feb. 13, 1937, Lucknow, India  American architect, landscape designer, and city planner whose most ambitious ...
Griffing, Josephine Sophia White
▪ American abolitionist and suffragist née  Josephine Sophia White   born Dec. 18, 1814, Hebron, Conn., U.S. died Feb. 18, 1872, Washington, D.C.       American ...
Griffith
/grif"ith/, n. 1. D(avid Lewelyn) W(ark) /wawrk/, 1875-1948, U.S. film director and producer. 2. a town in NW Indiana. 17,026. 3. a male given name, form of Griffin. * * * (as ...
Griffith Joyner, (Delorez) Florence
orig. Delorez Florence Griffith born Dec. 21, 1959, Los Angeles, Calif., U.S. died Sept. 21, 1998, Mission Viejo, Calif. U.S. sprinter. At the 1984 Olympics she won a silver ...
Griffith Joyner, Florence
▪ 1999       American sprinter (b. Dec. 21, 1959, Los Angeles, Calif.—d. Sept. 21, 1998, Mission Viejo, Calif.), was considered the world's fastest woman, and she ...
Griffith, Andy
orig. Andrew Samuel Griffith born June 1, 1926, Mount Airy, N.C., U.S. U.S. actor. He made his Broadway debut in No Time for Sergeants (1955). He also starred in its screen ...
Griffith, Arthur
born March 31, 1871, Dublin, Ire. died Aug. 12, 1922, Dublin Irish journalist and nationalist, principal founder of Sinn Féin. As a young man, he edited political newspapers ...
Griffith, D W
▪ American director Introduction born Jan. 22, 1875, Floydsfork, Ky., U.S. died July 23, 1948, Hollywood       pioneer U.S. motion-picture director, credited with ...
Griffith, D(avid Lewelyn) W(ark)
Griffith, D(avid Lewelyn) W(ark). 1875-1948. American filmmaker who developed several cinematic techniques, such as fade-ins, fade-outs, close-ups, moving-camera shots, and ...
Griffith, D(avid) W(ark)
born Jan. 22, 1875, Floydsfork, Ky., U.S. died July 23, 1948, Hollywood, Calif. U.S. film director. After acting in touring stage companies, he sold film scenarios to the ...
Griffith, Emile
▪ American boxer in full  Emile Alphonse Griffith  born February 3, 1938, U.S. Virgin Islands       professional American boxer who won world championships on five ...
Griffith, Emile (Alphonse)
born Feb. 3, 1938, U.S. Virgin Islands U.S. boxer. Griffith began his professional career in 1958. He won three world championships as a welterweight (1961, 1962, 1963) and two ...
Griffith, Hugh Emrys
▪ British actor born May 30, 1912, Anglesey, Wales died May 14, 1980, London       British actor who won an Oscar from the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences ...
Griffith, Sir Richard John, 1st Baronet
▪ Irish geologist and civil engineer born Sept. 20, 1784, Dublin died Sept. 22, 1878, Dublin       Irish geologist and civil engineer who has sometimes been called the ...
Griffith,Arthur
Grif·fith (grĭfʹĭth), Arthur. 1872-1922. Irish nationalist leader who was a founder of the Sinn Fein movement for Irish independence (1905). He led the Irish delegation that ...
Griffiths, Ann
▪ Welsh hymnist née  Ann Thomas   born April 1776, Llanfihangel-yng-Ngwynfa, Montgomeryshire, Wales died August 1805, Llanfihangel-yng-Ngwynfa       Welsh hymnist ...
Griffiths, John Willis
▪ American naval architect born Oct. 6, 1809, New York City died March 30, 1882       American naval architect who created the first extreme clipper ship, the Rainbow, ...
Griffiths, Martha Edna Wright
▪ 2004       American politician and women's rights advocate (b. Jan. 29, 1912, Pierce City, Mo.—d. April 22, 2003, Armada, Mich.), successfully lobbied to include ...
Griffiths, Philip Jones
▪ 2009       Welsh photojournalist born Feb. 18, 1936, Rhuddlan, Wales died March 19, 2008, London, Eng. gained international recognition for his 1971 book Vietnam, ...
griffo
/gree"foh/, n. Slang. griefo. * * *
griffon
griffon1 /grif"euhn/, n. a vulture of the genus Gyps, esp. G. fulvus, of southern Europe. [1350-1400; ME griffoun < F; see GRIFFIN1] griffon2 /grif"euhn/, n. 1. any of several ...
grift
/grift/, Slang. n. 1. (sometimes used with a pl. v.) a group of methods for obtaining money falsely through the use of swindles, frauds, dishonest gambling, etc. 2. money ...
grifter
/grif"teuhr/, n. Slang. 1. a person who operates a side show at a circus, fair, etc., esp. a gambling attraction. 2. a swindler, dishonest gambler, or the like. [1910-15; GRIFT + ...
grig
/grig/, n. North Brit. Dial. 1. a cricket or grasshopper. 2. a small or young eel. 3. a lively person. [1350-1400; ME grig, grege; orig. uncert.] * * *
Grignard
/green yahrd"/; Fr. /grddee nyannrdd"/, n. (François Auguste) Victor /frddahonn swann" oh gyuust" veek tawrdd"/, 1871-1935, French organic chemist: Nobel prize 1912. * * *
Grignard reaction
Chem. the reaction of a Grignard reagent with any of the numerous types of compounds with which it can combine, as alcohols, acids, aldehydes, ketones, or esters: used chiefly in ...
Grignard reagent
Chem. any of the group of reagents produced by the interaction of magnesium and an organic halide, usually in the presence of an ether, and having the general formula RMgX, where ...
Grignard, FrançoisAuguste Victor
Gri·gnard (grēn-yärʹ), François Auguste Victor. 1871-1935. French chemist. He shared a 1912 Nobel Prize for his discovery of a group of reagents used in the synthesis of ...
Grignard, Victor
▪ French chemist in full  François-Auguste-Victor Grignard  born May 6, 1871, Cherbourg, France died Dec. 13, 1935, Lyon       French chemist and corecipient, with ...
Grigny, Nicolas de
▪ French composer baptized Sept. 8, 1672, Reims, France died Nov. 30, 1703, Reims       French organist and composer, member of a family of musicians in ...
Grigorovich, Yuri Nikolayevich
▪ Russian dancer and choreographer born Jan. 2, 1927, Leningrad [now St. Petersburg], Russia, Soviet Union       Russian dancer and choreographer who was artistic ...
Grigory
(as used in expressions) Ordzhonikidze Grigory Konstantinovich Orlov Grigory Grigoryevich Count Potemkin Grigory Aleksandrovich Rasputin Grigory Yefimovich Grigory Yefimovich ...
Grigoryev, Apollon Aleksandrovich
▪ Russian poet Grigoryev also spelled  Grigoriev   born , c. July 20 [Aug. 1, New Style], 1822, Moscow, Russia died Sept. 25 [Oct. 7], 1864, St. ...
Grigoryevich
(as used in expressions) Belinsky Vissarion Grigoryevich Ehrenburg Ilya Grigoryevich Orlov Aleksey Grigoryevich Count Orlov Grigory Grigoryevich Count Rubinstein Anton ...
grigri
/gree"gree/, n., pl. grigris. an African charm, amulet, or fetish. Also, greegree, gris-gris. [1755-65; < F gris-gris, grigri, first recorded in West Africa in 1557; orig. ...
Grigson, Geoffrey
▪ British editor and poet in full  Geoffrey Edward Harvey Grigson   born March 2, 1905, Pelynt, Cornwall, Eng. died Nov. 25, 1985, Broad Town, Wiltshire       English ...
Grijalba, Juan de
▪ Spanish explorer Grijalba also spelled  Grijalva   born 1480?, Cuéllar, Spain died Jan. 21, 1527, Honduras       Spanish explorer, nephew of the conquistador ...
Grijalva River
River, southeastern Mexico. Its headstreams rise in the Sierra Madre of Guatemala and the Sierra de Soconusco of Mexico. It flows northwest through Chiapas state (where it is ...
grill
grill1 /gril/, n. 1. a grated utensil for broiling meat, fish, vegetables, etc., over a fire; gridiron. 2. a dish of grilled meat, fish, etc. Cf. mixed grill. 3. grillroom. 4. ...
grillade
/gri lahd", -yahd"/; Fr. /grddee yannd"/, n., pl. grillades /gri lahdz"/; Fr. /grddee yannd"/, v., grilladed /gri lah"did, -yah"-/, grillading. n. 1. a dish or serving of broiled ...
grillage
/gril"ij/, n. a framework of crossing beams used for spreading heavy loads over large areas. Also called grid. [1770-80; < F; see GRILLE, -AGE] * * *
grille
—grilled, adj. /gril/, n. 1. a grating or openwork barrier, as for a gate, usually of metal and often of decorative design. 2. an opening, usually covered by grillwork, for ...
grillé
Fr. /grddee yay"/, adj. 1. cooked on a grill; broiled. 2. Textiles. having an ornamental bar or grate pattern across the open areas of a lace motif. Also, grillée. [1680-90; < ...
grilled
grilled [grild] adj. 1. having a grille 2. cooked on a grill or gridiron; broiled * * *
griller
/gril"euhr/, n. 1. a person who grills food, esp. as a cook in a restaurant. 2. an appliance for grilling food. [1865-70; GRILL1 + -ER1] * * *
grillery
grill·er·y (grĭlʹə-rē) n. pl. grill·er·ies A grillroom; a grill. * * *
Grillparzer
/gril"pahrt'seuhr/, n. Franz /frahnts/, 1791-1872, Austrian poet and dramatist. * * *
Grillparzer, Franz
born Jan. 15, 1791, Vienna died Jan. 21, 1872, Vienna Austrian dramatist. He spent much of his life in government service. His early tragedies include The Ancestress (1817), ...
grillroom
/gril"roohm', -room'/, n. a restaurant or dining room, as in a hotel, that specializes in serving grilled meat and fish. [1905-10; GRILL1 + ROOM] * * *
grillwork
/gril"werrk'/, n. material so formed as to function as or to have the appearance of a grille. [1895-1900; GRILL2 + WORK] * * *
grilse
/grils/, n., pl. grilses, (esp. collectively) grilse. a young Atlantic salmon as it returns from the sea to fresh water for the first time. [1375-1425; late ME grills, grilles ...
grim
—grimly, adv. —grimness, n. /grim/, adj., grimmer, grimmest. 1. stern and admitting of no appeasement or compromise: grim determination; grim necessity. 2. of a sinister or ...
Grim Reaper
the personification of death as a man or cloaked skeleton holding a scythe. [1925-30] * * *
grimace
—grimacer, n. —grimacingly, adv. /grim"euhs, gri mays"/, n., v., grimaced, grimacing. n. 1. a facial expression, often ugly or contorted, that indicates disapproval, pain, ...
grimacer
See grimace. * * *
Grimald, Nicholas
▪ English scholar Grimald also spelled  Grimalde, Grimvald, or Grimoald   born 1519/20, Huntingdonshire, Eng. died c. 1559       English scholar and poet, best known ...
Grimaldi
/gri mahl"dee, -mawl"-/, n. 1. Joseph, 1779-1837, English actor, mime, and clown. 2. a walled plain in the third quadrant of the face of the moon: about 120 mi. (195 km) in ...
Grimaldi Family
▪ Italian family       one of the major families of Genoa, prominent in Guelf (pro-papal) politics and supporters of the Angevin kings of Naples. The Grimaldis became ...
Grimaldi man
Grimaldi man [gri mäl′dē, grimôl′de] n. 〚from the remains found near Grimaldi, village in Italy〛 an Aurignacian human, similar to the Cro-Magnon * * *
Grimaldi, Joseph
▪ English clown and pantomimist born Dec. 18, 1778, London died May 31, 1837, London  English clown and pantomimist.       Grimaldi came from a family of dancers and ...
Grimaldian
/gri mahl"dee euhn, -mawl"-/, adj. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of an Upper Paleolithic cultural epoch in northwestern Italy. [1930-35; after the Grimaldi caves, Italy + ...
grimalkin
/gri mal"kin, -mawl"-/, n. 1. a cat. 2. an old female cat. 3. an ill-tempered old woman. [1595-1605; appar. alter. of GRAY + malkin, dim. of Maud proper name; see -KIN] * * *
grime
/gruym/, n., v., grimed, griming. n. 1. dirt, soot, or other filthy matter, esp. adhering to or embedded in a surface. v.t. 2. to cover with dirt; make very dirty; ...
Grimes (Golden)
☆ Grimes (Golden) or Grimes [grīmz ] n. 〚short for Grimes Golden Pippin, variety grown ( c. 1790) by T. P. Grimes, W.Va. fruit grower〛 a yellow autumn eating apple * * *
Grimes Golden
/gruymz/ a yellow variety of apple that ripens in late autumn. [1855-60, Amer.; named after Thomas P. Grimes of West Virginia] * * *
Grimes Graves
an area of Neolithic flint mines in Suffolk, England, comprising more than 300 mine shafts and galleries. * * *
Grimhild
/grim"hild/, n. (in the Volsunga Saga) a sorceress, the wife of Gjuki and the mother of Gudrun and Gunnar. She gave Sigurd a potion to make him forget Brynhild so that he would ...
grimily
See grimy. * * *
griminess
See grimily. * * *
Grimké
/grim"kee/, n. Sarah Moore, 1792-1873, and her sister Angelina Emily, 1805-79, U.S. abolitionists and women's-rights leaders. * * *
Grimké sisters
▪ American abolitionists   American antislavery crusaders and women's rights (women's movement) advocates.       Sarah Grimké (in full Sarah Moore Grimké; b. Nov. ...
Grimké, Angelina Weld
▪ American dramatist born Feb. 27, 1880, Boston, Mass., U.S. died June 10, 1958, New York, N.Y.       African-American poet and playwright, an important forerunner of ...
Grimké, Sarah (Moore); and Grimké, Angelina (Emily)
born Nov. 26, 1792, Charleston, S.C., U.S. died Dec. 23, 1873, Hyde Park, Mass. born Feb. 20, 1805, Charleston died Oct. 26, 1879, Hyde Park U.S. antislavery crusaders and ...
Grimké,Sarah Moore
Grim·ké (grĭmʹkē), Sarah Moore. 1792-1873. American feminist and abolitionist. She and her sister Angelina Emily Grimké (1805-1879) were among the first American women to ...
grimly
See grim. * * *
Grimm
/grim/, n. Jakob Ludwig Karl /yah"kop looht"vikh kahrddl, loohd"-/, 1785-1863, and his brother Wilhelm Karl /vil"helm/, 1786-1859, German philologists and folklorists. * * *
Grimm's law
Ling. the statement of the regular pattern of consonant correspondences presumed to represent changes from Proto-Indo-European to Germanic, according to which voiced aspirated ...
Grimm'sLaw
Grimm's Law (grĭmz) n. A formula describing the regular changes undergone by Indo-European stop consonants represented in Germanic, essentially stating that Indo-European p, t, ...
Grimm, Brothers
▪ German folklorists and linguists Introduction German  Brüder Grimm   German brothers famous for their classic collections of folk songs and folktales. Jacob Ludwig Carl ...
Grimm, Friedrich Melchior, Freiherr von
▪ German literary critic (baron of) born Sept. 26, 1723, Ratisbon died Dec. 19, 1807, Gotha, Saxe-Gotha  critic of German descent who played an important part in the spread ...
Grimm, Hans
▪ German writer in full  Hans Emil Wilhelm Grimm  born March 22, 1875, Wiesbaden, Ger. died Sept. 27, 1959, Lippoldsberg  German writer whose works were popular expressions ...
Grimm, Jacob (Ludwig Carl) and Wilhelm (Carl)
known as the Brothers Grimm born Jan. 4, 1785, Hanau, Hesse-Kassel died Sept. 20, 1863, Berlin born Feb. 24, 1786, Hanau died Dec. 16, 1859, Berlin German folklorists and ...
Grimm,Jakob Ludwig Karl
Grimm (grĭm), Jakob Ludwig Karl. 1785-1863. German philologist and folklorist who formulated Grimm's Law (1819), the basis for much of modern comparative linguistics. With his ...
Grimmelshausen, Hans Jacob Christoph von
▪ German novelist Jacob Christoph also spelled  Jakob Christoffel  born 1621/22, Gelnhausen, near Frankfurt am Main died August 17, 1676, Renchen, ...
grimness
See grimly. * * *
Grimoald
▪ Merovingian official died 656, Paris       Carolingian mayor of the palace of Austrasia.       Grimoald succeeded his father, Pippin I of Landen, in 643 and ...
Grimond of Firth, Jo Grimond
▪ 1994       BARON, British politician (b. July 29, 1913, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland—d. Oct. 24, 1993, Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland), led Britain's small and centrist ...
Grimond, Jo
▪ British politician byname of  Joseph Grimond   born July 29, 1913, St. Andrews, Fife, Scot. died Oct. 24, 1993, Kirkwall, Orkney Islands       leader of the British ...
GrimReaper
Grim Reaper (grĭm) n. The personification of death as a cloaked man or skeleton carrying a scythe. * * *
Grimsby
/grimz"bee/, n. 1. a seaport in Humberside county, in E England at the mouth of the Humber estuary. 93,800. 2. a town in SE Ontario, in S Canada, on the SW shore of Lake Ontario. ...
Grimsdale, Richard Lawrence
▪ 2006       British electrical engineer (b. Sept. 18, 1929, Australia—d. Dec. 6, 2005, Brighton, Eng.), built the first experimental fully transistorized computer, ...
GrimselPass
Grim·sel Pass (grĭmʹzəl) An Alpine pass, 2,183.5 m (7,159 ft) high, of southern Switzerland between the Rhone and Aare river valleys. * * *
Grímsey
▪ island, Iceland       Icelandic island in the Greenland Sea, 50 miles (80 km) north of the town of Akureyri on the northern coast of Iceland. The island, 3 miles (5 ...
Grimshaw, Beatrice
▪ Australian writer born 1871, County Antrim, Ire. died June 30, 1953, Bathurst, N.S.W., Australia       Irish-born writer and traveler whose many books deal with her ...
Grimsson, Olafur Ragnar
▪ 2008 born May 14, 1943, Ísafjördhur, Ice.       In 2007, when global warming and escalating fossil fuel costs were high on the international agenda, few world ...
Grimthorpe, Edmund Beckett, 1st Baron
▪ British horologist in full  Edmund Beckett, 1st Baron Grimthorpe of Grimthorpe , also called (until 1874)  Edmund Beckett Denison  or  Sir Edmund Beckett, 5th ...
grimy
—grimily, adv. —griminess, n. /gruy"mee/, adj., grimier, grimiest. covered with grime; dirty: I shook his grimy hand. [1605-15; GRIME + -Y1] * * *
grin
grin1 —grinner, n. —grinningly, adv. /grin/, v., grinned, grinning, n. v.i. 1. to smile broadly, esp. as an indication of pleasure, amusement, or the like. 2. to draw back ...
Grin, Aleksandr Stepanovich
▪ Soviet author pseudonym of  Aleksandr Stepanovich Grinevsky   born Aug. 11 [Aug. 23, New Style], 1880, Slobodskoy, Russia died July 8, 1932, Stary Krym, Crimea, Russia, ...
grinch
/grinch/, n. a person or thing that spoils or dampens the pleasure of others. [1965-70; from the Grinch, name of a character created by Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel)] * * *
grind
—grindable, adj. —grindability, n. —grindingly, adv. /gruynd/, v., ground or (Rare) grinded; grinding; n. v.t. 1. to wear, smooth, or sharpen by abrasion or friction; whet: ...
grind house
Slang. 1. a burlesque house, esp. one providing continuous entertainment at reduced prices. 2. a movie theater that shows films throughout the day and all or most of the night. * ...
grind rock
Southern U.S. whetstone. * * *
Grindal, Edmund
▪ archbishop of Canterbury born 1519?, St. Bees, Cumberland, Eng. died July 6, 1583, Croyden, Surrey       English archbishop of Canterbury whose Puritan sympathies ...
grindelia
/grin dee"lee euh, -deel"yeuh/, n. 1. any of various composite plants of the genus Grindelia, comprising the gumweeds. 2. the dried leaves and tops of certain species of this ...
Grindelwald
▪ Switzerland  Alpine village and valley, Bern canton, south-central Switzerland. The village is scattered on the slopes of the Lütschine Valley (Lütschental), part of the ...
grinder
/gruyn"deuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that grinds. 2. a kitchen device or appliance for grinding food. 3. a sharpener of tools. 4. a molar tooth. 5. Chiefly New Eng. and Inland ...
grindery
/gruyn"deuh ree/, n., pl. grinderies. 1. a workshop for grinding edge tools. 2. Brit. a. a shoemaker's or leatherworker's material and equipment. b. a shop where such material ...
grinding machine
Machine tool that uses a rotating abrasive grinding wheel to change the shape or dimensions of a hard, usually metallic, workpiece. Grinding is the most accurate of all the ...
grinding wheel
a wheel composed of abrasive material, used for grinding. [1785-95] * * *
grindingly
See grind. * * *
grindle
/grin"dl/, n. bowfin. [1700-10, Amer.; < G Gründel, dim. of Grund ground, bottom] * * *
grindstone
/gruynd"stohn'/, n. 1. a rotating solid stone wheel used for sharpening, shaping, etc. 2. a millstone. 3. keep or put one's nose to the grindstone, to work, study, or practice ...
gringa
/gring"geuh, -gah/, n. Usually Disparaging. (in Latin America or Spain) a female foreigner, esp. one of U.S. or British descent. [ < Sp, fem. of gringo GRINGO] * * *
gringo
/gring"goh/, n., pl. gringos. Usually Disparaging. (in Latin America or Spain) a foreigner, esp. one of U.S. or British descent. [1840-50, Amer.; < Sp: foreign language, ...
Gringore, Pierre
▪ French author Gringore also spelled  Gringoire   born c. 1475, , Normandy, Fr. died c. 1538       French actor-manager and playwright, best known as a writer of ...
Grinius, Kazys
▪ Lithuanian statesman born Dec. 17, 1866, Salema, near Marijampole, Lithuania, Russian Empire died June 4, 1950, Chicago       Lithuanian patriot and statesman who was ...
Grinkov, Sergey
▪ 1996       Russian figure skater (b. Feb. 4, 1967, Moscow, U.S.S.R.—d. Nov. 20, 1995, Lake Placid, N.Y.), was a member of one of the greatest pairs in ice-skating ...
Grinling Gibbons
➡ Gibbons (I) * * *
Grinnell
▪ Iowa, United States       city, Poweshiek county, east-central Iowa, U.S., about 50 miles (80 km) east-northeast of Des Moines. It was founded by Josiah Bushnell ...
Grinnell College
▪ college, Grinnell, Iowa, United States       private, coeducational institution of higher learning in Grinnell, Iowa, U.S. It is a liberal arts college that awards ...
grinner
See grin. * * *
grinningly
See grinner. * * *
griot
/gree oh", gree"oh, gree"ot/, n. a member of a hereditary caste among the peoples of western Africa whose function is to keep an oral history of the tribe or village and to ...
grip
—gripless, adj. /grip/, n., v., gripped or gript, gripping. n. 1. the act of grasping; a seizing and holding fast; firm grasp. 2. the power of gripping: He has a strong ...
gripe
—griper, n. —gripeful, adj. —gripingly, adv. /gruyp/, v., griped, griping, n. v.i. 1. Informal. to complain naggingly or constantly; grumble. 2. to suffer pain in the ...
Gripenberg, Bertel Johan Sebastian, Friherre
▪ Finnish poet (baron) born Sept. 10, 1878, St. Petersburg, Russia died May 6, 1947, Sävsjö, Swed.       one of the foremost Finnish poets who wrote in ...
Gripenstedt, Johan August, Friherre
▪ Swedish baron born August 11, 1813, Holstein [now in Germany] died July 13, 1874, Stockholm, Sweden       politician who initiated and guided Sweden's transition to a ...
griper
See gripe. * * *
gripey
/gruy"pee/, adj., gripier, gripiest. gripy. * * *
gripman
/grip"meuhn/, n., pl. gripmen. a worker on a cable car who operates the grip, which, by grasping or releasing the moving cable, starts or stops the car. [1880-85, Amer.; GRIP + ...
grippe
—grippal, adj. —grippelike, adj. /grip/, n. Pathol. (formerly) influenza. [1770-80; < F, n. deriv. of gripper to seize suddenly < Gmc; akin to GRIP, GRIPE] * * *
gripper
/grip"euhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that grips. 2. Print. (in certain presses) one of a number of fingerlike devices for gripping a sheet and transferring it to or from the ...
gripping
—grippingly, adv. —grippingness, n. /grip"ing/, adj. holding the attention or interest intensely; fascinating; enthralling: a gripping play; a gripping book. [1620-30; GRIP + ...
grippingly
See gripper. * * *
gripple
/grip"euhl/, adj. Brit. Dial. miserly; avaricious. [bef. 1000; ME grip(p)el, OE gripul; see GRIPE] * * *
grippy
grippy1 /grip"ee/, adj., grippier, grippiest. afflicted with the grippe. [GRIPPE + -Y1] grippy2 /grip"ee/, adj., grippier, grippiest. Chiefly Scot. stingy; avaricious. [1800-10; ...
gripsack
/grip"sak'/, n. Older Use. a traveling bag; grip. [1875-80, Amer.; GRIP + SACK1] * * *
gript
/gript/, v. a pp. and pt. of grip. * * *
gripy
/gruy"pee/, adj., gripier, gripiest. resembling or causing gripes. Also, gripey. [1875-80; GRIPE + -Y1] * * *
Griqua
/gree"kweuh, grik"weuh/, n. (in South Africa) a person of mixed ethnic or racial heritage, esp. a native of Griqualand. * * * People of mixed Khoekhoe and European ancestry who ...
Griqualand East
/gree"kweuh land', grik"weuh-/ a former district in S South Africa, SW of Natal. * * * ▪ historical region, South Africa       historical region of South Africa that ...
Griqualand West
a former district in S South Africa, N of the Orange River and W of the Orange Free State: diamonds found 1867. * * * ▪ region, South Africa       historical and ...
Gris
/grddees/, n. Juan /hwahn/ (José Vittoriano Gonzáles), 1887-1927, Spanish painter in France. * * *
Gris, Juan
orig. José Victoriano González Pérez born March 23, 1887, Madrid, Spain died May 11, 1927, Boulogne-sur-Seine, Fr. Spanish painter active in Paris. He studied engineering ...
Gris,Juan
Gris (grēs), Juan. Originally José Victoriano Gonzáles. 1887-1927. Spanish painter who adopted and further developed cubism. His works include Homage to Picasso (1912). * * *
gris-gris
/gree"gree/, n., pl. gris-gris /-greez/. grigri. * * *
Gris-Nez,Cape
Gris-Nez (grē-nāʹ), Cape A promontory of northern France extending into the Strait of Dover near Calais. It is the nearest point to the island of Great Britain. * * *
grisaille
/gri zuy", -zayl"/; Fr. /grddee zah"yeu/, n., pl. grisailles /-zuyz", -zaylz"/; Fr. /-zah"yeu/ for 2. 1. monochromatic painting in shades of gray. 2. a work of art, as a painting ...
Griselda
/gri zel"deuh/, n. 1. a woman of exemplary meekness and patience. 2. a female given name: from a Germanic word meaning "gray battle." [(def. 1) after a character in a tale of the ...
griseofulvin
/griz'ee oh fool"vin, -ful"-, gris'-/, n. Pharm. an antibiotic, C17H17ClO6, obtained from a species of Penicillium, used in the treatment of ringworm and other fungous infections ...
griseous
/gris"ee euhs, griz"-/, adj. gray; pearl-gray. [1810-20; < ML griseus, based on Gmc *gris or *grisi gray, perh. with suffix of L rubeus; cf. OS grîs gray OF, F gris gray; see ...
grisette
—grisettish, adj. /gri zet"/, n. a young French workingwoman. [1690-1700; < F, equiv. to gris gray (see GRISEOUS) + -ette -ETTE; orig. a cheap gray fabric, or dress made of ...
Grisham
(1955– ) a US author of popular novels about lawyers. He was formerly a lawyer in a small town in Mississippi. His books, many of which have become films, include A Time to ...
Grisham, John
▪ 1994       Perhaps because of Americans' fascination with the alleged illicit activities of lawyers, John Grisham's novels of legal suspense became common fixtures on ...
Grishin, Yevgeny
▪ Russian speed skater in full  Yevgeny Romanovich Grishin  born March 23, 1931, Tula, Russia, U.S.S.R. died July 9, 2005, Moscow       Russian speed skater of the ...
Grisi, Carlotta
orig. Caronne Adele Josephine Marie Grisi born June 28, 1819, Visinada, Istria, Austrian Empire died May 20, 1899, Geneva, Switz. Italian ballerina of the Romantic era. She ...
Grisi, Giulia
▪ Italian singer born July 28, 1811, Milan, Italy died Nov. 29, 1869, Berlin, Prussia [Germany]  Italian soprano whose brilliant dramatic voice established her as an operatic ...
griskin
/griz"kin/, n. Brit. 1. a chop or steak, esp. a pork chop. 2. Archaic. a pork loin, esp. the lean part. [1690-1700; GRICE + -KIN] * * *
grisliness
See grisly. * * *
grisly
grisly1 —grisliness, n. /griz"lee/, adj., grislier, grisliest. 1. causing a shudder or feeling of horror; horrible; gruesome: a grisly murder. 2. formidable; grim: a grisly ...
grison
/gruy"seuhn, griz"euhn/, n. a weasellike carnivore, Galictis vittata, ranging from southern Mexico to Peru, having a grayish-white upper body, a distinctive white stripe across ...
Grisons
Fr. /grddee zawonn"/, n. a canton in E Switzerland. 162,900; 2747 sq. mi. (7115 sq. km). Cap.: Chur. German, Graubünden. * * *
Grissom
(1926–67) the second US astronaut to be sent into space (1961), and the first to make two space flights. He was killed with two other astronauts, Roger Chaffee and Edward ...
Grissom, Virgil I.
▪ American astronaut in full  Virgil Ivan Grissom,  byname  Gus Grissom   born April 3, 1926, Mitchell, Ind., U.S. died Jan. 27, 1967, Cape Kennedy, Fla.  second U.S. ...
grist
—grister, n. /grist/, n. 1. grain to be ground. 2. ground grain; meal produced from grinding. 3. a quantity of grain for grinding at one time; the amount of meal from one ...
gristle
/gris"euhl/, n. cartilage, esp. in meats. [bef. 900; ME, OE; c. OFris, MLG gristal; akin to OE grost cartillage] * * *
gristliness
See gristly. * * *
gristly
—gristliness, n. /gris"lee/, adj., gristlier, gristliest. resembling or containing gristle; cartilaginous. [1350-1400; ME; see GRISTLE, -Y1] * * *
gristmill
—gristmiller, n. —gristmilling, n. /grist"mil'/, n. a mill for grinding grain, esp. the customer's own grain. [1595-1605; GRIST + MILL1] * * *
Griswold
/griz"wawld, -weuhld/, n. 1. Erwin Nathaniel, born 1904, U.S. lawyer and educator: dean of Harvard University Law School 1950-67. 2. a male given name. * * *
Griswold v. State of Connecticut
▪ law case       legal case, decided by the U.S. Supreme Court on June 7, 1965, that found in favour of the constitutional right of married (marriage) persons to use ...
Griswold, Alfred Whitney
▪ American educator born Oct. 27, 1906, Morristown, N.J., U.S. died April 19, 1963, New Haven, Conn.       president of Yale University from 1950 to 1963 who greatly ...
Griswold, Rufus Wilmot
▪ American journalist born Feb. 15, 1815, Benson, Vt., U.S. died Aug. 27, 1857, New York, N.Y.       American journalist, critic, anthologist, and editor who worked ...
grit
—gritless, adj. —gritter, n. /grit/, n., v., gritted, gritting. n. 1. abrasive particles or granules, as of sand or other small, coarse impurities found in the air, food, ...
grith
/grith/, n. Chiefly Scot. protection or asylum for a limited period of time, as under church or crown. [bef. 1000; ME, OE < ON grith asylum, protection (as in a home)] * * *
Grito de Dolores
▪ Mexican history English  Cry of Dolores   battle cry of the Mexican War of Independence from Spain, first uttered by Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (Hidalgo y Costilla, ...
grits
/grits/, n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) 1. Also called hominy grits. coarsely ground hominy, boiled and sometimes then fried, eaten as a breakfast dish or as a side dish with ...
grittily
See gritty. * * *
grittiness
See grittily. * * *
gritty
—grittily, adv. —grittiness, n. /grit"ee/, adj., grittier, grittiest. 1. consisting of, containing, or resembling grit; sandy. 2. resolute and courageous; plucky. [1590-1600; ...
Grivas, Georgios
▪ Cypriot leader in full  Georgios Theodoros Grivas , also called  Dighenis  born May 23, 1898, Trikomo, Cyprus died Jan. 27, 1974, Limassol       Cypriot patriot ...
grivation
/gri vay"sheuhn, gruy-/, n. See grid variation. [GRI(D) + V(ARI)ATION] * * *
grivet
/griv"it/, n. a small Abyssinian monkey, Cercopithecus aethiops, with a grayish back, gray tail, black face, and dark extremities. [1855-60; orig. uncert.] * * ...
Grizzard, George
▪ 2008 George Cooper Grizzard, Jr.        American actor born April 1, 1928, Roanoke Rapids, N.C. died Oct. 2, 2007, New York, N.Y. was an acclaimed stage, television, ...
grizzle
grizzle1 /griz"euhl/, v., grizzled, grizzling, adj., n. v.i., v.t. 1. to make or become gray or partly gray. adj. 2. gray; grayish; devoid of hue. n. 3. gray or partly gray ...
grizzled
/griz"euhld/, adj. 1. having gray or partly gray hair. 2. gray or partly gray. [1350-1400; ME. See GRIZZLE1, -ED3] * * *
grizzling
/griz"ling/, n. Brit. the act of complaining or whimpering. [GRIZZLE2 + -ING1] * * *
grizzly
/griz"lee/, adj., grizzlier, grizzliest, n., pl. grizzlies. adj. 1. somewhat gray; grayish. 2. gray-haired. n. 3. See grizzly bear. 4. a device for screening ore, consisting of a ...
grizzly bear
a large North American brown bear, Ursus (arctos) horribilis, with coarse, gray-tipped brown fur, once widespread in the western part of the continent as far south as northern ...
grizzlybear
grizzly bear n. The brown bear of northwest North America, now considered a subspecies (Ursus arctos subsp. horribilis). Also called silvertip. * * *
gro
gro abbrev. gross * * *
gro.
gross. * * *
groan
—groaner, n. —groaningly, adv. /grohn/, n. 1. a low, mournful sound uttered in pain or grief: the groans of dying soldiers. 2. a deep, inarticulate sound uttered in derision, ...
groaner
See groan. * * *
groaningly
See groaner. * * *
groat
/groht/, n. a silver coin of England, equal to four pennies, issued from 1279 to 1662. [1325-75; ME groot < MD groot large, name of a large coin; see GREAT] * * *
groats
/grohts/, n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) 1. hulled grain, as wheat or oats, broken into fragments. 2. hulled kernels of oats, buckwheat, or barley. [bef. 1100; ME grotes (pl.), ...
Groban, Josh
▪ 2009 Joshua Winslow Groban  born Feb. 27, 1981, Los Angeles, Calif.  Just eight years after putting his dream of a college theatre degree on hold so that he could try his ...
grocer
/groh"seuhr/, n. the owner or operator of a store that sells general food supplies and certain nonedible articles of household use, as soaps and paper products. [1325-75; ME < OF ...
grocery
/groh"seuh ree, grohs"ree/, n., pl. groceries. 1. Also called grocery store. a grocer's store. 2. Usually, groceries; esp. Brit. grocery. food and other commodities sold by a ...
groceryman
/groh"seuh ree meuhn, -man', grohs"ree-/, n., pl. grocerymen /-meuhn, -men'/. a grocer. [1875-80, Amer.; GROCERY + MAN1] * * *
Grock
▪ Swiss clown original name  Charles Adrien Wettach  born Jan. 10, 1880, Reconvilier, Switz. died July 14, 1959, Imperia, Italy  Swiss clown whose blunders with the piano ...
Grocyn, William
▪ English educator born c. 1446, Colerne, Wiltshire, Eng. died 1519, Maidstone, Kent       British scholar who helped prepare the ground for the rise of humanism in ...
Grodno
/grod"noh/; Russ. /grddaw"dneuh/, n. a city in W Byelorussia (Belarus), on the Niemen River: formerly in Poland. 195,000. * * *
grody
—grodiness, n. /groh"dee/, adj., grodier, grodiest. Slang. 1. repulsive; disgusting; nauseating. 2. inferior in character or quality; seedy; sleazy: They lived for a month in a ...
Groebli, Werner Fritz
▪ 2009 “Frick”        Swiss ice skater and comedian born April 21, 1915, Basel, Switz. died April 14, 2008, Zürich, Switz. delighted audiences for more than 45 ...
Groen van Prinsterer, Guillaume
▪ Dutch statesman born Aug. 21, 1801, near The Hague died May 19, 1876, The Hague  Dutch Protestant political leader and religious thinker to whose influence can be traced ...
Groenendael
/grooh"neuhn dahl', groh"-, gray"-, gren"euhn-/, n. former name of Belgian sheepdog. [1920-25; after the village in Belgium where it was bred] * * *


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