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gymnastically
See gymnastic. * * *
gymnastics
/jim nas"tiks/, n. 1. (used with a pl. v.) gymnastic exercises. 2. (used with a sing. v.) the practice art, or competitive sport of gymnastic exercises. 3. (used with a pl. v.) ...
gymno-
a combining form meaning "naked," "bare," "exposed," used in the formation of compound words: gymnoplast. Also, esp. before a vowel, gymn-. [ < Gk, comb. form of gymnós] * * *
gymnocarpous
/jim'neuh kahr"peuhs/, adj. (of a fungus or lichen) having the apothecium open and attached to the surface of the thallus. Also, gymnocarpic /jim'neuh kahr"pik/. Cf. angiocarpous ...
gymnodinium
/jim'neuh din"ee euhm/, n., pl. gymnodinia /-din"ee euh/. any marine or freshwater dinoflagellate of the genus Gymnodinium, certain species of which cause red tide. [ < NL, ...
gymnogynous
/jim noj"euh neuhs/, adj. Bot. having a naked ovary. [GYMNO- + -GYNOUS] * * *
Gymnophiona
▪ amphibian Introduction also called  Apoda   one of the three major extant orders of the class Amphibia. Its members are known as caecilians (caecilian), a name derived ...
gymnoplast
/jim"neuh plast'/, n. a mass of protoplasm without an enclosing wall. [GYMNO- + -PLAST] * * *
gymnorhinal
/jim'neuh ruyn"l/, adj. (of a bird) having the nostrils exposed, not covered by feathers. [ < NL; see GYMNO-, RHINAL] * * *
gymnosophist
—gymnosophy, n. /jim nos"euh fist/, n. one of a group of Jainist philosophers, existing from ancient times to c1000, characterized by refusal to wear clothes and the ...
gymnosperm
—gymnospermism, n. /jim"neuh sperrm'/, n. Bot. a vascular plant having seeds that are not enclosed in an ovary; a conifer or cycad. Cf. angiosperm. [1820-30; < NL gymnospermae ...
gymnospermous
/jim'neuh sperr"meuhs/, adj. Bot. of or pertaining to a gymnosperm; having exposed or naked seeds. Also, gymnospermal /jim'neuh sperr"meuhl/, gymnospermic /jim'neuh ...
gymnospermy
See gymnospermous. * * *
gymnospore
—gymnosporous /jim'neuh spawr"euhs, -spohr"-, jim nos"peuhr euhs/, adj. /jim"neuh spawr', -spohr'/, n. Bot. a naked spore, esp. one not produced in a sporangium or one lacking ...
gymnostome
▪ protozoan order  any ciliated protozoan of the large holotrichous order Gymnostomatida; included are oval to elongated protozoans with simple, uniformly distributed ...
gymnure
▪ mammal       any of seven species of hedgehoglike mammals having a long muzzle with a protruding and mobile snout. Found in Southeast Asia and the Philippines, ...
Gympie
▪ Queensland, Australia       city, southeastern Queensland, Australia, lying on Gympie Creek and the Mary River. It was first known as Nashville, after James Nash, who ...
GYN
1. gynecological. 2. gynecologist. 3. gynecology. Also, gyn. * * *
gyn-
var. of gyno- before a vowel: gynarchy. * * *
gyn.
gyn. abbr. gynecology. * * *
gynaeceum
gynaeceum1 /jin'euh see"euhm, guy'neuh-, juy'neuh-/, n., pl. gynaecea /-see"euh/. (among the ancient Greeks) the part of a dwelling used by women. [1600-10; < L gynaeceum < Gk ...
gynaeco-
Chiefly Brit. var. of gyneco-: gynaecology. * * *
gynandromorph
—gynandromorphic, gynandromorphous, adj. —gynandromorphism, gynandromorphy, n. /ji nan"dreuh mawrf', guy-, juy-/, n. Biol. an individual exhibiting morphological ...
gynandromorphic
See gynandromorph. * * *
gynandromorphism
See gynandromorphic. * * *
gynandromorphous
See gynandromorphic. * * *
gynandromorphy
See gynandromorphic. * * *
gynandrous
/ji nan"dreuhs, guy-, juy-/, adj. Bot. having stamens and pistils united in a column, as in orchids. [1800-10; < Gk gýnandros of doubtful sex. See GYN-, -ANDROUS] * * *
gynandry
/ji nan"dree, guy-, juy-/, n. hermaphroditism. Also, gynandrism. [ < Gk gýnandr(os) (see GYNANDROUS) + -Y3] * * *
gynantherous
/ji nan"theuhr euhs, guy-, juy-/, adj. Bot. having the stamens converted into pistils by the action of frost, disease, or insects. [1870-75; GYN- + ANTHER + -OUS] * * *
gynarchic
See gynarchy. * * *
gynarchy
—gynarchic /ji nahr"kik, guy-, juy-/, adj. /jin"euhr kee, guy"neuhr-, juy"neuhr-/, n., pl. gynarchies. government by women. [1570-80; GYN- + -ARCHY] * * *
gyne-
var. of gyneco-: gynephobia. * * *
gynec-
var. of gyneco- before a vowel: gynecoid. * * *
gynecic
/ji nee"sik, -nes"ik, guy-, juy-/, adj. of or pertaining to women. [1875-80; < Gk gynaikikós. See GYNEC-, -IC] * * *
gynecium
/ji nee"see euhm, -shee-, guy-, juy-/, n., pl. gynecia /-see euh, -shee euh/. gynoecium. * * *
gyneco-
a combining form meaning "woman," "female," used in the formation of compound words: gynecology. Also, esp. Brit., gynaeco-. Also, esp. before a vowel, gynec-. Also, gyne-, ...
gynecocracy
—gynecocrat /ji nee"keuh krat', guy-, juy-/, n. —gynecocratic /ji nee'keuh krat"ik, guy-, juy-; jin'i-, guy'ni-, juy'ni-/, adj. /jin'i kok"reuh see, guy'ni-, juy'ni-/, n., ...
gynecocratic
See gynecocracy. * * *
gynecoid
/jin"i koyd', guy"ni-, juy"ni-/, adj. of or like a woman. [1905-10; GYNEC- + -OID] * * *
gynecol.
1. gynecological. 2. gynecology. * * *
gynecologic
See gynecological. * * *
gynecological
See gynecology. * * *
gynecological examination
▪ medicine       procedures aimed at assessing the health of a woman's reproductive system (reproductive system, human). The general examination usually makes use of a ...
gynecologist
/guy'ni kol"euh jist, jin'i-, juy'ni-/, n. a physician specializing in gynecology. Abbr.: GYN, gyn [1870-75; GYNECOLOG(Y) + -IST] * * *
gynecology
—gynecologic /jin'i keuh loj"ik, guy'ni-, juy'ni-/, gynecological, adj. /guy'ni kol"euh jee, jin'i-, juy'ni-/, n. the branch of medical science that deals with the health ...
gynecomastia
/jin'i koh mas"tee euh, guy'ni-, juy'ni-/, n. abnormal enlargement of the breast in a male. Also, gynecomasty /jin"i keuh mas'tee, guy"ni-, juy"ni-/. [1880-85; < NL; see GYNECO-, ...
gynecomorphous
/jin'i koh mawr"feuhs, guy'ni-, juy'ni-/, adj. having the form, appearance, or attributes of a female. [1860-65; < Gk gynaikómorphos. See GYNECO-, -MORPHOUS] * * *
gynecopathy
—gynecopathic /jin'i keuh path"ik, guy'ni-, juy'ni-/, adj. /jin'i kop"euh thee, guy'ni-, juy'ni-/, n. any disease occurring only in women. [GYNECO- + -PATHY] * * *
gynephobia
/jin'euh foh"bee euh, guy'neuh-, juy'neuh-/, n. an abnormal fear of women. [GYNE- + -PHOBIA] * * *
Gynergen
/jin"euhr jin, -jen', guy"neuhr-, juy"neuhr-/, Pharm., Trademark. a brand of ergotamine. * * *
Gyngell, Bruce
▪ 2001       Australian-born television executive (b. July 8, 1929, Melbourne, Australia—d. Sept. 7, 2000, London, Eng.), had a 50-year career that took him from being ...
gyniatrics
gyniatrics [gī΄nē a′triks, jin΄ēa′triks] n. 〚
gyno-
var. of gyneco-: gynophore. Also, esp. before a vowel, gyn-. Cf. gyneco-. [ < Gk, comb. form of gyné] * * *
gynobase
—gynobasic, adj. /jin"oh bays', guy"noh-, juy"-/, n. Bot. an elevation of the receptacle of a flower, bearing the gynoecium. [GYNO- + BASE1] * * *
gynocracy
gy·noc·ra·cy (gī-nŏkʹrə-sē, jĭ-, jī-) n. Variant of gynecocracy. * * *
gynodioecious
—gynodioeciously, adv. —gynodioecism /juy'noh duy ee"siz euhm/, n. /jin'oh duy ee"sheuhs, guy'noh-, juy'-/, adj. Bot. having female flowers on one plant and hermaphrodite ...
gynodioecism
See gynodioecious. * * *
gynoecium
/ji nee"see euhm, -shee-, guy-, juy-/, n., pl. gynoecia /-see euh, -shee euh/. Bot. the pistil or pistils of a flower; the female parts. Also, gynaeceum, gynecium. [1600-10; < ...
gynogenesis
/jin'euh jen"euh sis, guy'neuh-, juy'-/, n. Biol. a type of reproduction by parthenogenesis that requires stimulation by a sperm to activate the egg into development but occurs ...
gynogenetic
See gynogenesis. * * *
gynomonoecious
—gynomonoeciously, adv. —gynomonoecism /jin'oh meuh nee"siz euhm, guy'noh-, juy'-/, n. /jin'oh meuh nee"sheuhs, guy'noh-, juy'-/, adj. Bot. having both female and ...
gynophobe
See gynophobia. * * *
gynophobia
gy·no·pho·bi·a (gī'nə-fōʹbē-ə, jĭn'ə-, jī'nə-) n. 1. Fear of or contempt for women. 2. Behavior based on such an attitude or feeling.   gyʹno·phobe' ...
gynophobic
See gynophobe. * * *
gynophore
—gynophoric /jin'euh fawr"ik, -for"-, guy'neuh-, juy'-/, adj. /jin"euh fawr', -fohr', guy"neuh-, juy"-/, n. Bot. the elongated stalk of a pistil. [1815-25; GYNO- + -PHORE] * * *
gynophoric
See gynophore. * * *
gynostegium
/jin'euh stee"jee euhm, guy'neuh-, juy'-/, n., pl. gynostegia /-jee euh/. Bot. a specialized caplike mass of tissue covering a gynoecium. [1875-80; < NL; see GYNO-, STEGO-, ...
gynostemium
/jin'euh stee"mee euhm, guy'neuh-, juy'-/, n., pl. gynostemia /-mee euh/. Bot. the united stamens and pistil of an orchid. [1860-65; < NL, equiv. to gyno- GYNO- + Gk stém(on) ...
Gyōda
▪ Japan       city, Saitama ken (prefecture), Honshu, Japan, lying on the alluvial plain between the Tone and the Ara rivers. The site was settled in ancient times, and ...
Györ
/dyuerdd/, n. a city in NW Hungary. 119,000. * * * ▪ Hungary German  Raab,    historic city and seat of Győr-Moson-Sopron megye (county), northwestern Hungary. It is on ...
Győr-Moson-Sopron
▪ county, Hungary  megye (county), northwestern Hungary. It is bordered by Austria and Slovakia to the north and the counties of Komárom-Esztergom to the east and Vas and ...
György
(as used in expressions) Ligeti György Sándor Lukács György György Stern Solti * * *
gyoza
gyo·za (gyōʹzə, gyôʹzäʹ) n. A pocket of dough that is stuffed, as with minced pork or shrimp, and fried.   [Japanese.] * * *
gyp
gyp1 /jip/, v., gypped, gypping, n. v.t., v.i. 1. to defraud or rob by some sharp practice; swindle; cheat. n. 2. a swindle or fraud. 3. Also, gypper /jip"euhr/, gypster. a ...
gyp joint
Informal. 1. any business establishment that charges excessively for poor-quality service or goods. 2. a gambling house in which the games are dishonestly run. [1930-35] * * *
gyp-room
/jip"roohm', -room'/, n. Brit. Slang. a pantry, esp. one attached to a student's quarters. [1870-75; see GYP2] * * *
gypcrete
▪ geology also called  Gypcrust,         gypsum-cemented duricrust, an indurated, or hardened, layer formed on or in soil. It generally occurs in a hot, arid or ...
gyplure
/jip"loor'/, n. a synthetic form of the sex pheromone of the female gypsy moth, used in traps to attract males. [GYP(SY MOTH) + LURE] * * *
gypo
/jip"oh/, n., pl. gypos. Slang. gyppo. * * *
gypper
See gyp. * * *
gyppo
/jip"oh/, n. pl. gyppos. Slang. a logger who operates on a small budget and typically gleans the timberlands already cut by larger companies. Also called gyppo logger. [prob. ...
gypseous
/jip"see euhs/, adj. of or pertaining to gypsum. [1655-65; < LL gypseus. See GYPSUM, -EOUS] * * *
gypsies
Gypsies are a people scattered through many countries. The name gypsy comes from the word ‘Egyptian’ because gypsies were once thought to have come from Egypt. Some people ...
gypsiferous
/jip sif"euhr euhs/, adj. containing gypsum. [1840-50; GYPS(UM) + -I- + -FEROUS] * * *
Gypsisol
▪ FAO soil group  one of the 30 soil groups in the classification system of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) (soil). Gypsisols are characterized by a subsurface ...
gypsophila
/jip sof"euh leuh/, n. any plant belonging to the genus Gypsophila, of the pink family, native to Mediterranean regions, having small, panicled, pink or white flowers, as baby's ...
gypsophile
gyp·so·phile (jĭpʹsə-fīl') n. A plant living in gypsiferous soil.   [gypsum + -phile.] * * *
gypster
/jip"steuhr/, n. gyp1 (def. 3). [GYP1 + -STER] * * *
gypsum
/jip"seuhm/, n. a very common mineral, hydrated calcium sulfate, CaSO4·2H2O, occurring in crystals and in masses, soft enough to be scratched by the fingernail: used to make ...
gypsum board
wallboard composed primarily of gypsum and often used as sheathing. * * *
gypsum plaster
plaster made primarily of gypsum. * * *
gypsumboard
gypsum board n. See plasterboard. * * *
Gypsy
—gypsydom, n. —gypsyesque, gypsyish, gypsylike, gypseian, adj. —gypsyhood, n. —gypsyism, n. /jip"see/, n., pl. Gypsies, adj. n. 1. a member of a nomadic, Caucasoid people ...
gypsy cab
a taxicab that is licensed only to pick up passengers on call by telephone, but that often illegally seeks passengers on the street. [1960-65, Amer.] * * *
gypsy capstan
Naut. a small capstan moved only by a motor or engine. * * *
gypsy moth
a moth, Porthetria dispar, introduced into the U.S. from Europe, the larvae of which feed on the foliage of shade and other trees. [1810-20] * * * Species (Lymantria dispar) of ...
Gypsy Rose Lee
➡ Lee. * * *
gypsy scale
either of two scales that often form the basis of Hungarian Gypsy music. * * *
gypsy setting
Jewelry. a setting, as on a ring, completely enclosing the girdle of the stone. * * *
gypsy winch
Naut. a small winch or crab. [1870-75] * * *
gypsycab
gypsy cab n. A taxicab that is licensed only to respond to calls but often cruises the streets for passengers. * * *
gypsyhead
/jip"see hed'/, n. Naut. a flanged drum on a winch, for winding in lines. [GYPSY + HEAD] * * *
gypsymoth
gypsy moth n. 1. A European moth (Lymantria dispar) having hairy caterpillars that feed on foliage and are destructive to trees and shrubs. It was introduced into the United ...
gyr-
var. of gyro- before a vowel: gyral. * * *
gyral
—gyrally, adv. /juy"reuhl/, adj. 1. gyratory. 2. Anat. of or pertaining to a gyrus. [1740-50; GYR- + -AL1] * * *
gyrally
See gyral. * * *
gyrase
/juy"rays, -rayz/, n. Biochem. a bacterial enzyme that causes supercoiling of DNA. [1976; GYR- + -ASE] * * *
gyrate
—gyrator, n. v. /juy"rayt, juy rayt"/; adj. /juy"rayt/, v., gyrated, gyrating, adj. v.i. 1. to move in a circle or spiral, or around a fixed point; whirl. adj. 2. Zool. having ...
gyration
—gyrational, adj. /juy ray"sheuhn/, n. the act of gyrating; circular or spiral motion; revolution; rotation; whirling. [1605-15; < LL gyration- (s. of gyratio). See GYRATE, ...
gyrator
See gyrate. * * *
gyratory
/juy"reuh tawr'ee, -tohr'ee/, adj. moving in a circle or spiral; gyrating. [1810-20; GYRAT(ION) + -ORY1] * * *
gyre
/juyeur/, n. 1. a ring or circle. 2. a circular course or motion. 3. Oceanog. a ringlike system of ocean currents rotating clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and ...
gyrectomy
/juy rek"teuh mee/, n., pl. gyrectomies. Surg. excision of a cerebral gyrus. [1945-50; GYR(US) + -ECTOMY] * * *
gyrene
/juy"reen, juy reen"/, n. Slang. a member of the U.S. Marine Corps. [1920-25; GI + (MA)RINE with altered sp.] * * *
gyrfalcon
/jerr"fawl'keuhn, -fal'-, -faw'keuhn/, n. a large falcon, Falco rusticolus, of arctic and subarctic regions, having white, gray, or blackish color phases: now greatly reduced in ...
gyri
/juy"ruy/, n. pl. of gyrus. * * *
gyro
gyro1 /juy"roh/, n., pl. gyros. 1. gyrocompass. 2. gyroscope. [1905-10; independent use of GYRO-] gyro2 /jear"oh, zhear"oh/; Gk. /yee"rddaw/, n. Greek Cookery. meat, usually ...
gyro horizon
/juy"roh/, Aeron. See artificial horizon (def. 3). [1935-40] * * *
gyro repeater
/juy"roh/ a navigational compass, under the control of a gyroscope, that automatically indicates true north. Also called repeater. * * *
gyro-
a combining form meaning "ring," "circle," "spiral," used in the formation of compound words: gyromagnetic; gyroscope. Also, esp. before a vowel, gyr-. [ < Gk. gyros ring, n. use ...
gyrocompass
/juy"roh kum'peuhs/, n. a navigational compass containing a gyroscope rotor, that, when adjusted for the latitude and speed of the vessel or aircraft, indicates the direction of ...
gyrocopter
/juy"reuh kop'teuhr/, n. autogiro. [1910-15; GYRO- + (HELI)COPTER] * * *
gyrofrequency
/juy"roh free'kweuhn see/, n., pl. gyrofrequencies. Physics. the frequency of rotation of an electron or other charged particle in a magnetic field, directly proportional to the ...
gyrohorizon
gy·ro horizon (jīʹrō) n. See artificial horizon.   [gyro(scopic) horizon.] * * *
gyroidal
—gyroidally, adv. /juy royd"l/, adj. having a spiral arrangement. [1860-65; GYR- + -OID + -AL1] * * *
gyromagnetic
/juy'roh mag net"ik/, adj. of or pertaining to the magnetic properties of a rotating charged particle. [1920-25; GYRO- + MAGNETIC] * * *
gyromagnetic ratio
Physics. the ratio of the magnetic moment of a rotating charged particle to its angular momentum. [1925-30] * * *
gyromagneticratio
gyromagnetic ratio n. The ratio of the magnetic moment to the intrinsic angular momentum of a spinning particle. * * *
gyron
/juy"reuhn, -ron/, n. Heraldry. a subordinary having the form of a triangle, usually equal to half a quarter of the escutcheon, with its apex at the fess point. [1565-75; < MF, ...
gyronny
/juy ron"ee, juy"reuh nee/, adj. Heraldry. divided into a number of gyrons, usually eight: gyronny of eight. [1350-1400; GYRON + -Y3; r. ME gerundi < MF gironne having gyrons] * ...
gyropilot
/juy"reuh puy'leuht/, n. Aeron. See automatic pilot. [1920-25; GYRO(SCOPE) + PILOT] * * *
gyroplane
/juy"reuh playn'/, n. autogiro. [1905-10; GYRO- + PLANE1] * * *
gyroscope
—gyroscopic /juy'reuh skop"ik/, adj. —gyroscopically, adv. /juy"reuh skohp'/, n. an apparatus consisting of a rotating wheel so mounted that its axis can turn freely in ...
gyroscopic
See gyroscope. * * *
gyroscopically
See gyroscopic. * * *
gyrose
/juy"rohs/, adj. marked with wavy lines. [1830-40; GYR- + -OSE1] * * *
gyrostabilized
/juy'reuh stay"beuh luyzd'/, adj. stabilized by means of a gyrostabilizer. [1945-50; GYRO(SCOPE) + STABILIZED] * * *
gyrostabilizer
/juy'reuh stay"beuh luy'zeuhr/, n. a device for stabilizing a seagoing vessel by counteracting its rolling motion from side to side, consisting essentially of a rotating ...
gyrostat
/juy"reuh stat'/, n. a modified gyroscope, consisting of a rotating wheel pivoted within a rigid case. [1875-80; GYRO- + -STAT] * * *
gyrostatic
See gyrostat. * * *
gyrostatic compass
gyrocompass. * * *
gyrostatically
See gyrostatic. * * *
gyrostatics
—gyrostatic, adj. —gyrostatically, adv. /juy'reuh stat"iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) Mech. the science that deals with the laws of rotating bodies. [GYRO- + STATICS] * * *
gyrovague
/juy"roh vayg'/, n. a vagrant monk who wandered from one monastery to another. [1795-1805; < F < LL gyrovagus gyro-, equiv. to gyro- GYRO- + vagus strolling about; see VAGUE] * * ...
gyrus
/juy"reuhs/, n., pl. gyri /juy"ruy/. Anat. a convolution, esp. of the brain. [1835-45; < L gyrus; see GYRE] * * *
GySgt
Marine Corps. gunnery sergeant. * * *
gyttja
/yit"chah/, n. Geol. a mud rich in organic matter, found at the bottom or near the shore of certain lakes. [1885-90; < Sw, akin to gjuta to pour] * * *
Gyula
▪ Hungary       city, Békés megye (county), extreme southeast Hungary, on the Fehér Körös (White Körös) River, near the Romanian frontier. An old settlement, ...
Gyumri
Gyum·ri (gē-o͝omʹrē, gyo͝om-rēʹ) or Ku·may·ri (ko͞o-māʹrē, -mā-rēʹ) A city of northwest Armenia south-southeast of Tbilisi, Georgia. It was founded on the site ...
gyve
/juyv/, n., v., gyved, gyving. Archaic. n. 1. Usually, gyves. a shackle, esp. for the leg; fetter. v.t. 2. to shackle. [1175-1225; ME give < ?] * * *
gyʾ
Assumed root of Hebrew gayʾ, valley. Gehenna, from Hebrew gêʾ (ben) hinnōm, valley of (the son of) Hinnom, from gêʾ, bound form of gayʾ, valley (hinnōm, a man's name; see ...
Gzhelian Stage
▪ geology Gzhelian also spelled  Gzelian        last of four internationally defined stages of the Pennsylvanian Subsystem (Pennsylvanian Subperiod), Carboniferous ...
Gzowski, Peter
▪ 2003       Canadian broadcaster (b. July 13, 1934, Toronto, Ont.—d. Jan. 24, 2002, Toronto), was the inimitable gravelly voiced host of the national radio show This ...
gzr
West Semitic, to cut off, destroy. Algeria, Algiers, from Arabic al-jazāʾir, the islands, Algeria, plural of al-jazīra, the island (< “cut off” from land). * * *
ġzw
Arabic root, to strive, make a raid. a. ghazi, from Arabic ġāzī, raider, warrior, active participle of ġazā, to strive, make a raid; b. razzia, from Arabic ġazya, dialectal ...
Głogów
▪ Poland German  Glogau        city, Dolnośląskie województwo (province), southwestern Poland. Located on the Oder River in the Środkowopolski Lowlands, it ...
gʷā-
Also gʷem-. To go, come. Oldest form *gʷeə₂-, colored to *gʷaə₂-, contracted to *gʷā-. Derivatives include welcome, adventure, souvenir, acrobat, and diabetes. 1. a. ...
gʷei-
To live. Also gʷeiə- (oldest form *gʷeiə₃-, with metathesized variant *gʷyeə₃-, colored to *gʷyoə₃-, contracted to *gʷyō-). Derivatives include quick, vivid, ...
gʷeiə-
See gʷei-. * * *
gʷel-
See gʷelə-. * * *
gʷelə-
Also gʷel-. To throw, reach, with further meaning to pierce. Oldest form *gʷelə₁-, with metathesized variant *gʷleə₁-, contracted to *gʷlē-. Derivatives include devil, ...
gʷem-
See gʷā- * * *
gʷen-
Woman. 1. Suffixed form *gʷen-ā-. a. quean, from Old English cwene, woman, prostitute, wife, from Germanic *kwenōn-; b. banshee, from Old Irish ben, woman; c. zenana, from ...
gʷerə-
I. gʷerə-1 Heavy. Oldest form *gʷerə₂-. Derivatives include grave2, grief, aggravate, baritone, guru, brute, and blitzkrieg. I. Zero-grade form *gʷr̥ə-. 1. Suffixed ...
gʷet-
To say, speak. 1. Basic form *gʷet-. bequeath, quoth, from Old English cwethan, to say, speak, from Germanic *kwithan. 2. Suffixed form *gʷet-ti-. bequest, from Old English ...
gʷhedh-
To ask, pray. 1. Suffixed form *gʷhedh-yo-. bid, from Old English biddan, to ask, pray, from Germanic *bidjan, to pray, entreat. 2. bead, from Old English bed(u), gebed, prayer ...
gʷhen-
To strike, kill. Derivatives include bane, fence, and offend. 1. O-grade form *gʷhon-. a. bane, from Old English bana, slayer, cause of ruin or destruction; b. autobahn, from ...
gʷher-
To heat, warm. Derivatives include brand, brandy, forceps, and fornicate. 1. Zero-grade form *gʷhr-. a. burn1, from Old English beornan, byrnan (intransitive) and bærnan ...
gʷhī-
Thread, tendon. Contracted from *gʷhiə-. Suffixed form *gʷhī-slo-. filament, filar, filaria, file1, fillet, filose, filum; defile2, enfilade, filiform, filigree, filoplume, ...
gʷhrē-
To smell, breathe. Contracted from *gʷhreə₁-. breath, breathe, from Old English brǣth, odor, exhalation, from Germanic suffixed form *brē-thaz.   [Pokorny gᵘ̯hrē- ...
gʷhren-
To think. 1. frantic, frenetic, frenzy, -phrenia, phreno-; phrenitis, from Greek phrēn, the mind, also heart, midriff, diaphragm. 2. Extended zero-grade root form *gʷhrn̥-d-. ...
gʷou-
Ox, bull, cow. Nominative singular form *gʷōu-s. Derivatives include cow1, beef, bugle1, and butter. 1. cow1, kine; cowslip, from Old English cū, cȳ, cȳe, cow, from Germanic ...
H
1. hard. 2. Gram. head. 3. Elect. henry. 4. Slang. heroin. 5. high. Symbol. 1. the eighth in order or in a series. 2. (sometimes l.c.) the medieval Roman numeral for 200. Cf. ...
h
hard. Symbol, Physics. See Planck's constant. * * *
H and D curve
Photog. See characteristic curve. [after Ferdinand Hurter (1844-98), Swiss chemist, and Vero Charles Driffield (1848-1915), English chemist, who jointly descibed it in 1890] * * *
H and L hinge
a surface-mounted hinge that when applied resembles H and L combined. Also, HL hinge. * * *
H chain
Immunol. See heavy chain. * * *
H E Bates
➡ Bates (II) * * *
H G Wells
➡ Wells (II) * * *
H II region
▪ astronomy also spelled  H ii region,   in astronomy, interstellar matter consisting of ionized hydrogen atoms. Such regions occur as hot, ionized gaseous clouds, ...
H J Heinz
➡ Heinz * * *
H M Bateman
➡ Bateman * * *
h'm
/hmm/, interj. (used typically to express thoughtful absorption, hesitation, doubt, or perplexity.) Also, hmm. * * *
H, h
/aych/, n., pl. H's or Hs, h's or hs. 1. the eighth letter of the English alphabet, a consonant. 2. any spoken sound represented by the letter H or h, as in hot or behave. 3. ...
H-back
H-back [āch′bak΄] n. Football a wingback or slotback * * *
H-beam
/aych"beem'/, n. an I-beam having flanges the width of the web. Also called H-bar /aych"bahr'/. See illus. under shape. * * *
H-block
n each of the buildings, built in the shape of an H, in which prisoners were kept (1976–2000) in the Maze prison near Belfast in Northern Ireland. * * *
H-bomb
/aych"bom'/, n. See hydrogen bomb. [1945-50, Amer.] * * *
H-hinge
/aych"hinj'/, n. a strap hinge having the form of an H with the joint in the crossbar. [1720-30; H (from the form) + HINGE] * * *
H-hour
/aych"oweur', -ow'euhr/, n. the time, usually unspecified, set for the beginning of a planned attack. [H (for hour) + HOUR; cf. D-DAY] * * *
H-R diagram
/aych"ahr"/, Astron. See Hertzsprung-Russell diagram. * * *
H-stretcher
/aych"strech'euhr/, n. Furniture. a stretcher having the form of an H. * * *
H.
(in prescriptions) an hour. [ < L hora] * * *
h.
1. harbor. 2. hard. 3. hardness. 4. heavy sea. 5. height. 6. hence. 7. high. 8. Baseball. hit; hits. 9. horns. 10. hour; hours. 11. hundred. 12. husband. Also, H. * * *
H. Con. Res.
House concurrent resolution. * * *
H. Doc.
House document. * * *
H. Rept.
House report. * * *
H. Res.
House resolution. * * *
h.a.
1. Gunnery. high angle. 2. in this year. [(def. 2) < L hoc anno] * * *
h.b.
Football. halfback. * * *
H.B.M.
His Britannic Majesty; Her Britannic Majesty. * * *
H.C.
1. Holy Communion. 2. House of Commons. * * *
h.c.
for the sake of honor. [ < L honoris causa] * * *
H.C.F.
See highest common factor. Also, h.c.f. * * *
H.C.M.
His Catholic Majesty; Her Catholic Majesty. * * *
h.d.
1. heavy duty. 2. (in prescriptions) at bedtime [ < NL hora decubitus] * * *
H.E.
1. high explosive. 2. His Eminence. 3. His Excellency; Her Excellency. * * *
H.G.
1. High German (def. 1). 2. His Grace; Her Grace. * * *
H.H.
1. His Highness; Her Highness. 2. His Holiness. * * *
H.I.
1. Hawaiian Islands. 2. Meteorol. heat index. * * *
H.I.H.
His Imperial Highness; Her Imperial Highness. * * *
H.I.M.
His Imperial Majesty; Her Imperial Majesty. * * *
H.J.
here lies. [ < L hic jacet] * * *
H.J. Res.
House joint resolution. * * *
H.J.S.
here lies buried. [ < L hic jacet sepultus] * * *
H.L.
House of Lords. * * *
H.M.
1. Her Majesty. 2. His Majesty. * * *
H.M.S.
1. Her Majesty's Service. 2. His Majesty's Service. 3. Her Majesty's Ship. 4. His Majesty's Ship. * * *
H.O.
Head Office; Home Office. * * *
H.P.
1. Elect. high power. 2. high pressure. 3. horsepower. Also, h.p., HP. * * *
H.Q.
headquarters. Also, h.q., HQ. * * *
H.R.
House of Representatives. * * *
h.r.
home run. Also, hr. * * *
H.R.E.
1. Holy Roman Emperor. 2. Holy Roman Empire. * * *
H.R.H.
1. His Royal Highness. 2. Her Royal Highness. * * *
H.R.I.P.
here rests in peace. [ < L hic requiescit in pace] * * *
H.Rept.
H. Rept. abbr. House Report. * * *
H.Res.
H. Res. abbr. House Resolution. * * *
H.S.
1. High School. 2. Brit. Home Secretary. * * *
h.s.
1. in this sense. [ < L hoc sensu] 2. (in prescriptions) at bedtime. [ < L hora somni at the hour of sleep] * * *
H.S.H.
1. His Serene Highness. 2. Her Serene Highness. * * *
H.S.M.
1. His Serene Majesty. 2. Her Serene Majesty. * * *
h.t.
at this time. [ < L hoc tempore] * * *
H.V.
1. high velocity. 2. high voltage. Also, h.v. * * *
ha
/hah/, interj. (used as an exclamation of surprise, interrogation, suspicion, triumph, etc.) Also, hah. [1250-1300; ME; see HA-HA1] /hah/, n. the 26th letter of the Arabic ...
Ha
Symbol, Chem. hahnium. * * * (as used in expressions) Ha galil Ha erh pin Ha Negev Yam Ha Melah Ha Jin Heller Yom Tov Lipmann ben Nathan Ha Levi Judah ha Nasi Sefer ha ...
Ha Jin
born Feb. 21, 1956, Jinzhou, China Chinese-U.S. writer. He joined the army at age 14. He received a doctorate at Brandeis University in the U.S., where he remained. His book of ...
Ha Long Bay
▪ bay, Vietnam Vietnamese  Vinh Ha Long (“Where the Dragon Descends to the Sea”),   bay on the northwest coast of the Gulf of Tonkin (Tonkin, Gulf of), near the city ...
ha'penny
/hay"peuh nee, hayp"nee/, n., pl. ha'pennies. Brit. halfpenny. * * *
ha-ha
ha-ha1 /hah"hah", hah'hah"/, interj., n. (used as an exclamation or representation of laughter, as in expressing amusement or derision.) Cf. haw-haw. [bef. 1000; ME, OE; of imit. ...
ha-Nasi
/hah nah see"/, n. Judah. See Judah ha-Nasi. Also, Hanasi. * * *
haaf
/hahf/, n. deep-sea fishing grounds off the Shetland and Orkney Islands. [1785-95; < Scand; cf. ON haf sea; c. OE haef; akin to HEAVE] * * *
Haag
/hahkh/, n. Den /den/, a Dutch name of The Hague. * * *
Häagen-Dazs{™}
a US make of expensive ice cream which is sold in many countries around the world, often through its own shops. * * *
Haakon
(as used in expressions) Haakon IV Haakonsson Haakon the Old Haakon VII * * *
Haakon I Adalsteinsfostre
▪ king of Norway byname  Haakon The Good,  Norwegian  Håkon Den Gode  born c. 920 died c. 961, , Fitjar, Nor.       Norwegian king and one of the most eminent ...
Haakon II Sigurdsson
▪ king of Norway byname  Haakon Broadshouldered,  Norwegian  Håkon Herdebreid  born c. 1147 died 1162       king of Norway (1157–62), illegitimate son of Sigurd ...
Haakon III Sverresson
▪ king of Norway Norwegian  Håkon Sverresson   died 1204       king of Norway (1202–04), the illegitimate son of King Sverre Sigurdsson.       During his ...
Haakon IV Haakonsson
known as Haakon the Old born 1204, Norway died December, 1263, Orkney Islands King of Norway (1217–63). After he became king, his mother answered doubts about his paternity ...
Haakon Sigurdsson
▪ Norwegian ruler byname  Haakon Earl,  Norwegian  Håkon Jarl  died 995       Norwegian noble who defeated Harald (Harald I) II Graycloak, becoming the chief ruler ...
Haakon V Magnusson
▪ king of Norway byname  Haakon Magnusson the Elder,  Norwegian  Håkon Magnusson den Eldre  born 1270, Norway died May 8, 1319, Norway       king of Norway ...
Haakon VI Magnusson
▪ king of Norway byname  Haakon Magnusson The Younger,  Norwegian  Håkon Magnusson Den Yngre  born 1339, Norway died 1380, Norway       king of Norway (1355–80) ...
Haakon VII
/haw"koon/, (Prince Carl of Denmark) 1872-1957, king of Norway 1905-57: in exile 1940-45. * * * orig. Christian Frederik Carl Georg Valdemar Axel born Aug. 3, 1872, ...
Haakon, Crown Prince, and Crown Princess Mette-Marit
▪ 2002       On Aug. 25, 2001, Crown Prince Haakon of Norway married Mette-Marit Tjessem Høiby, who was not only a commoner but also a single mother when they began ...
HaakonVII
Haa·kon VII (hôʹkən, -ko͝on'), 1872-1957. King of Norway (1905-1957) who headed the exiled Norwegian government in London during the Nazi occupation of his country ...
Haanja
▪ region, Europe       morainal region of southeastern Estonia. The moraine is steep on the north but slopes more gently toward the south, extending slightly into ...
haar
/hahr/, n. Scot. and North Eng. a thick, wet fog along the seacoast. [1665-75; north var. of HOAR] * * *
Haardt Mountains
▪ mountains, Germany also called  Hardt Mountains,         mountain range in Rheinland-Pfalz Land (state), southwestern Germany. They comprise the eastern part of the ...
Haarlem
/hahr"leuhm/, n. a city in the W Netherlands, W of Amsterdam. 157,556. * * * City (pop., 2001 est.: 148,377), western Netherlands. It lies along the Spaarne River, west of ...
Haarlem Lake
▪ polder, The Netherlands Dutch  Haarlemmermeer,         polder (area 45,700 acres [18,486 hectares]) coextensive with the gemeente (municipality) of Haarlemmermeer ...
Haarlemmermeer
Haarlemmermeer [här′lə mər mer΄] city in NW Netherlands, on the site of a former lake: pop. 104,000 * * * Haar·lem·mer·meer (här'lə-mər-mârʹ) A city of western ...
Haas, Ernst
▪ Austrian photographer born March 2, 1921, Vienna, Austria died September 12, 1986, New York, New York, U.S.  Austrian-born photojournalist who was influential for his ...
Haas, Karl
▪ 2006       American musicologist and music broadcaster (b. Dec. 6, 1913, Speyer-am-Rhein, Ger.—d. Feb. 6, 2005, Royal Oak, Mich.), hosted a daily radio program, ...
Haas, Mary R(osamond)
born Jan. 12, 1910, Richmond, Ind., U.S. died May 17, 1996, Alameda county, Calif. U.S. linguist. She studied with Edward Sapir at Yale University, where her dissertation was ...


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