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Germinal
/jerr"meuh nl/; Fr. /zherdd mee nannl"/, n. 1. (in the French Revolutionary calendar) the seventh month of the year, extending from March 21 to April 19. 2. (italics) a novel ...
germinal disk
Embryol. blastodisk. [1875-80] * * *
germinal mutation
▪ genetics       alteration in the genetic constitution of the reproductive cells, occurring in the cell divisions that result in sperm and eggs. Germinal mutations can ...
germinal vesicle
Embryol. the large, vesicular nucleus of an ovum before the polar bodies are formed. [1850-55] * * *
germinaldisk
germinal disk n. A flattened, disklike region of cells from which the embryo begins to develop in the fertilized ovum of many vertebrate species. Also called blastodisk, ...
germinally
See germinal. * * *
germinalvesicle
germinal vesicle n. The enlarged nucleus of an oocyte before meiotic division is completed. * * *
germinant
—germinance, germinancy, n. /jerr"meuh neuhnt/, adj. germinating. [1595-1605; < L germinant- (s. of germinans), prp. of germinare to GERMINATE; -ANT] * * *
germinate
—germinable /jerr"meuh neuh beuhl/, adj. —germination, n. —germinator, n. /jerr"meuh nayt'/, v., germinated, germinating. v.i. 1. to begin to grow or develop. 2. Bot. a. to ...
germination
See germinate. * * * Sprouting of a seed, spore, or other reproductive body, usually after a period of dormancy. Absorption of water, passage of time, chilling, warming, oxygen ...
germinative
—germinatively, adv. /jerr"meuh nay'tiv, -meuh neuh tiv/, adj. capable of germinating, developing, or creating; of or pertaining to germination. [1700-10; GERMINATE + -IVE] * * ...
germinator
See germination. * * *
germiness
See germy. * * *
Germiston
/jerr"meuh steuhn/, n. a city in S Transvaal, in the NE Republic of South Africa. 132,273. * * * ▪ South Africa       city, Gauteng province, South Africa. Germiston ...
germlayer
germ layer n. Any of three cellular layers, the ectoderm, endoderm, or mesoderm, into which most animal embryos differentiate and from which the organs and tissues of the body ...
germline insertion
/jerrm"luyn'/, Biotech. the insertion of cloned genes into the egg or sperm cell of an organism, using a gene transfer technique, in order to perpetuate a desired trait in its ...
germplasm
germ plasm n. 1. The cytoplasm of a germ cell, especially that part containing the chromosomes. 2. Germ cells as distinguished from other body cells. 3. Hereditary material; ...
germproof
/jerrm"proohf'/, adj. not vulnerable to the action or penetration of germs. [1900-05; GERM + -PROOF] * * *
germtheory
germ theory n. The doctrine holding that infectious diseases are caused by the activity of microorganisms within the body. * * *
germwarfare
germ warfare n. The use of injurious microorganisms, such as bacteria or viruses, as weapons in warfare. * * *
germy
—germiness, n. /jerr"mee/, adj., germier, germiest. full of germs. [1910-15; GERM + -Y1] * * *
Gernreich, Rudi
▪ American fashion designer born Aug. 8, 1922, Vienna, Austria died April 21, 1985, Los Angeles, Calif., U.S.  Austrian-born American avant-garde fashion designer of the ...
Gernsback
/gerrnz"bak/, n. Hugo, 1884-1967, U.S. publisher and inventor, born in Belgium: a pioneer in science-fiction publishing. * * *
Gernsback, Hugo
▪ American inventor and publisher born Aug. 16, 1884, Luxembourg, Lux. died Aug. 19, 1967, New York City, N.Y., U.S.       American inventor and publisher who was ...
Gernsheim, Helmut Erich Robert
▪ 1996       German-born British photographer, collector, and photographic historian (b. March 1, 1913, Munich, Germany—d. July 20, 1995, Switzerland), was central to ...
gerodontic
See gerodontics. * * *
gerodontics
—gerodontic, adj. /jer'euh don"tiks, jear'-/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the branch of dentistry dealing with aging and aged persons. Also, gerodontia /jer'euh don"sheuh, -shee ...
Gérôme
/zhay rddohm"/, n. Jean Léon /zhahonn lay awonn"/, 1824-1904, French painter and sculptor. * * *
Gérôme, Jean-Léon
born May 11, 1824, Vesoul, Fr. died Jan. 10, 1904, Paris French painter, sculptor, and teacher. Son of a goldsmith, he studied in Paris and painted melodramatic and often ...
Geronimo
/jeuh ron"euh moh'/, n. 1. (Goyathlay), 1829-1909, American Apache Indian chief. interj. 2. (a battle cry used by paratroopers, esp. during World War II, on jumping from a ...
geront-
geront- pref. Variant of geronto-. * * *
gerontic
/jeuh ron"tik/, adj. 1. geriatric. 2. of or pertaining to the last phase in the life cycle of an organism or in the life history of a species. [1880-85; < Gk gerontikós of old ...
geronto-
a combining form meaning "old age," used in the formation of compound words: gerontology. Also, esp. before a vowel, geront-. [ < Gk, comb. form repr. geront-, s. of géron old ...
gerontocracy
—gerontocrat /jeuh ron"teuh krat'/, n. —gerontocratic, adj. /jer'euhn tok"reuh see, jear'-/, n., pl. gerontocracies. 1. government by a council of elders. 2. a governing body ...
gerontocrat
See gerontocracy. * * *
gerontocratic
See gerontocrat. * * *
gerontogeous
/jeuh ron'teuh jee"euhs/, adj. belonging to the Old World. [1875-80; GERONTO- + GE(O)- + -OUS] * * *
gerontologic
See gerontological. * * *
gerontological
See gerontology. * * *
gerontologist
See gerontological. * * *
gerontology
—gerontological /jeuh ron'tl oj"i keuhl/, adj. —gerontologist, n. /jer'euhn tol"euh jee, jear'-/, n. the branch of science that deals with aging and the problems of aged ...
gerontology and geriatrics
Scientific and medical disciplines, respectively, concerned with all aspects of health and disease in the elderly and with the normal aging process. Gerontology is concerned ...
gerontomorphosis
/jeuh ron'teuh mawr"feuh sis/, n. Biol. evolutionary specialization of a species to a degree that decreases its capability for further adaptation and eventually leads to its ...
gerontophobia
/jeuh ron'teuh foh"bee euh/, n. 1. a fear of old people. 2. a fear of old age, esp. of growing old. [1975-80; GERONTO- + -PHOBIA] * * *
Gerould, Katharine Elizabeth Fullerton
▪ American writer née  Katharine Elizabeth Fullerton  born Feb. 6, 1879, Brockton, Mass., U.S. died July 27, 1944, Princeton, N.J.       American writer, noted for ...
gerousia
In ancient Sparta, the council of elders, one of two chief organs of the Spartan state, the other being the apella. The gerousia prepared business submitted to the apella and ...
Gerrit
(as used in expressions) Dou Gerrit Rietveld Gerrit Thomas Smith Gerrit Honthorst Gerrit van * * *
Gerry
/ger"ee/, n. 1. Elbridge /el"brij/, 1744-1814, U.S. politician: vice president 1813-14. Cf. gerrymander. 2. Also, Gerri. a male or female given name. * * * (as used in ...
Gerry Adams
➡ Adams (III) * * *
Gerry, Elbridge
born July 17, 1744, Marblehead, Mass. died Nov. 23, 1814, Washington, D.C., U.S. U.S. statesman. An early advocate of independence, he was a member of the Continental Congress ...
Gerry,Elbridge
Ger·ry (gĕrʹē), Elbridge. 1744-1814. American politician. A signer of the Declaration of Independence (1776) and a delegate to the Continental Congress (1787), he served as ...
gerrymander
—gerrymanderer, n. /jer"i man'deuhr, ger"-/, n. 1. U.S. Politics. the dividing of a state, county, etc., into election districts so as to give one political party a majority in ...
gerrymandering
Drawing of electoral district lines in a way that gives advantage to a particular political party. The practice is named after Massachusetts Gov. Elbridge Gerry, who submitted ...
Gers
/zherdd/, n. a department in SW France. 175,366; 2429 sq. mi. (6290 sq. km). Cap.: Auch. * * *
gersdorffite
/gerz"dawr fuyt', gers"-/, n. a mineral, sulfide-arsenide of nickel, NiAsS, occurring in metallic, light-gray cubes. [1840-50; < G, after von Gersdorff, the name of a ...
Gershom
/gerr"sheuhm/, n. the elder son of Moses and Zipporah. Ex. 18:3. * * *
Gershom ben Judah
▪ German-Jewish scholar born c. 960, Metz, Lorraine [now in France] died 1028/40, Mainz, Franconia [Germany]       eminent rabbinical scholar who proposed a ...
Gershwin
/gerrsh"win/, n. 1. George, 1898-1937, U.S. composer. 2. Ira, 1896-1983, U.S. lyricist (brother of George Gershwin). * * *
Gershwin, George
orig. Jacob Gershvin born Sept. 26, 1898, Brooklyn, N.Y., U.S. died July 11, 1937, Hollywood, Calif. U.S. composer. Born to Russian-Jewish immigrants, he heard jazz performed ...
Gershwin, Ira
orig. Israel Gershvin born Dec. 6, 1896, New York, N.Y., U.S. died Aug. 17, 1983, Beverly Hills, Calif. U.S. lyricist, brother of the composer George Gershwin. He briefly ...
Gershwin,George
Gersh·win (gûrshʹwĭn), George. 1898-1937. American composer who brought jazz idiom to classical music forms in his orchestral works, such as Rhapsody in Blue (1924), and ...
Gerson, Jean de
▪ French theologian original name  Jean Charlier , also called  Johannes Arnaudi de Gersonii  born Dec. 13, 1363, Gerson, Fr. died July 12, 1429, Lyon  theologian and ...
Gerstenberg, Heinrich Wilhelm von
▪ German writer born Jan. 3, 1737, Tondern, Schleswig [now Tønder, Den.] died Nov. 1, 1823, Altona, near Hamburg [Germany]  German poet, critic, and theorist of the Sturm ...
Gerstner, Lou
▪ 1994       When Lou Gerstner assumed the mantle of chief executive officer (CEO) at IBM in April 1993, he inherited what was called the toughest job in corporate ...
Gert
/gerrt/, n. a female given name, form of Gertrude. Also called Gertie, Gerty /gerr"tee/. * * *
gertrude
/gerr"troohd/, n. a slip or underdress for infants. [1925-30, Amer.; special use of GERTRUDE] * * * (as used in expressions) Bell Gertrude Ederle Gertrude Caroline Elion ...
Gertrude
/gerr"troohd/, n. a female given name: from Germanic words meaning "spear" and "strength." * * * (as used in expressions) Bell Gertrude Ederle Gertrude Caroline Elion Gertrude ...
Gertrude Jekyll
➡ Jekyll * * *
Gertrude Stein
➡ Stein (I) * * *
Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney
➡ Whitney Museum of American Art * * *
Gertz, Elmer
▪ 2001       American lawyer, teacher, and writer (b. Sept. 14, 1906, Chicago, Ill.—d. April 27, 2000, Chicago), was a champion of civil rights—working for fairness ...
Gerulaitis, Vitas
▪ 1995       U.S. tennis player (b. July 26, 1954, Brooklyn, N.Y.—d. Sept. 18, 1994, Southampton, N.Y.), by means of his court-sweeping speed, precision shots, and ...
gerund
—gerundial /jeuh run"dee euhl/, adj. —gerundially, adv. /jer"euhnd/, n. Gram. 1. (in certain languages, as Latin) a form regularly derived from a verb and functioning as a ...
gerundial
See gerund. * * *
gerundive
—gerundival /jer'euhn duy"veuhl/, adj. —gerundively, adv. /jeuh run"div/, n. 1. (in Latin) a verbal adjective similar to the gerund in form and noting the obligation, ...
gervais
/zher vay"/; Fr. /zherdd ve"/, n. (sometimes cap.) an unsalted French cream cheese made from whole milk and cream. [1895-1900; named after Charles Gervais (1830-92), French ...
Gervais, Paul
▪ French paleontologist and zoologist born Sept. 26, 1816, Paris died Feb. 10, 1879, Paris       paleontologist and zoologist who succeeded Georges Cuvier and Henri de ...
Gervais, Ricky
▪ 2007  “I'm a cult comedian who got more famous than he should have.” That was how British comedian Ricky Gervais described himself in a 2006 interview with Stop Smiling ...
Gervase Of Canterbury
▪ English historian Latin  Gervasius Dorobornensis   born c. 1141, , Maidstone, Kent, Eng.? died c. 1210, , Canterbury, Kent?       monk at Christ Church, Canterbury, ...
Geryon
Geryon [jē′rē än΄; ger′ē ən] n. 〚L < Gr Gēryōn or Gēryonēs〛 Gr. Myth. a winged, three-bodied monster killed by Hercules as one of his twelve labors * * ...
Gerzean
/ger"zee euhn, gerr"-/, adj. of or pertaining to the predynastic, Aeneolithic culture of Upper Egypt c3600-3200 B.C., characterized by an emphasis on agriculture and fishing and ...
Gerzean culture
▪ Egyptian history also called  Naqādah II culture   predynastic Egyptian (Egypt, ancient) cultural phase given the sequence dates 40–65 by Sir Flinders Petrie (Petrie, ...
gerə-
I. gerə-1 To grow old. Oldest form *g̑erə₂-, becoming *gerə₂- in centum languages. 1. Suffixed lengthened-grade form *gērə-s-. ageratum, geriatrics, from Greek gēras, ...
Gesamtkunstwerk
/geuh zahmt"koonst"verddk/, n. German. total art work; an artistic creation, as the music dramas of Richard Wagner, that synthesizes the elements of music, drama, spectacle, ...
Geschonneck, Erwin
▪ 2009       German actor born Dec. 27, 1906, Bartenstein, East Prussia, Ger. [now Bartoszyce, Pol.] died March 12, 2008, Berlin, Ger. was one of East Germany's most ...
geschrei
/geuh shrdday"/; Eng. /geuh shray", -shruy"/, n. Yiddish. 1. a yell; shout. 2. an uproar. Also, geshrey. * * *
Gesell
/geuh zel"/, n. Arnold Lucius, 1880-1961, U.S. psychologist. * * *
Gesell Developmental Schedules
a rating system designed to evaluate the cognitive, motor, language, and social development of pre-school-age children by observing their performance on developmental tasks, as ...
Gesell, Arnold
▪ American psychologist born June 21, 1880, Alma, Wis., U.S. died May 29, 1961, New Haven, Conn.       U.S. psychologist and pediatrician who pioneered the use of ...
Gesell, Gerhard A(lden)
born June 16, 1910, Los Angeles, Calif., U.S. died Feb. 19, 1993, Washington, D.C. U.S. judge. He earned a law degree from Yale University, and he served as an attorney for the ...
Gesell, Gerhard A.
▪ 1994       U.S. judge (b. June 16, 1910, Los Angeles, Calif.—d. Feb. 19, 1993, Washington, D.C.), upheld citizens' rights over the power of the government while ...
gesellschaft
Ger. /geuh zel"shahft'/, n., pl. gesellschaften Ger. /-shahf'teuhn/. (often cap.) 1. an association of individuals for common goals, as for entertainment, intellectual, or ...
Gesenius, Wilhelm
▪ German biblical critic born February 3, 1786, Nordhausen, Hanover died October 23, 1842, Halle, Prussia       German biblical critic and an important figure in Hebrew ...
Geshov, Ivan Evstatiev
▪ prime minister of Bulgaria born , Feb. 20, 1849, Plovdiv, Rumelia died March 24, 1924, Sofia, Bulg.       Bulgarian statesman and founder of the Bulgarian National ...
Gesner
/ges"neuhr/; Ger. /ges"neuhrdd/, n. Konrad von /kon"rad von/; Ger. /kawn"rddaht feuhn/, 1516-65, Swiss naturalist. * * *
Gesner, Conrad
▪ Swiss physician and naturalist Introduction Conrad also spelled  Konrad   born March 26, 1516, Zürich died Dec. 13, 1565, Zürich       Swiss physician and ...
Gesner,Konrad von
Ges·ner (gĕsʹnər), Konrad von. 1516-1565. Swiss encyclopedist and naturalist who published an annotated bibliography of all known books in Latin, Greek, and Hebrew ...
gesneria
gesneria [jes nir′ē ə, gesnir′ē ə] adj. 〚ModL, after K. V. Gesner (1516-65), Swiss naturalist〛 designating a tropical family (Gesneriaceae, order Scrophulariales) of ...
gesneria family
/ges near"ee euh, jes-/ the plant family Gesneriaceae, characterized by herbaceous plants having a basal rosette of usually toothed leaves, tubular two-lipped flowers, and fruit ...
Gesneriaceae
▪ plant family  one of 23 families in the flowering plant order Lamiales, consisting of 147 genera and about 3,200 species of mostly tropical and subtropical herbaceous or ...
gesneriad
/ges near"ee ad', jes-/, n. any of various, chiefly tropical plants of the gesneria family. [1880-85; < NL Gesneri(a) a genus name (after K. von GESNER; see -IA) + -AD1] * * ...
Gessen
/ges"euhn/, n. Douay Bible. Goshen (def. 1). * * *
Gessi, Romolo
▪ Italian explorer and soldier also called  Gessi Pasha   born April 30, 1831, Constantinople died May 30, 1881, Suez, Egypt       Italian soldier and explorer who ...
Gessler, Otto
▪ German statesman born Feb. 6, 1875, Ludwigsburg, Ger. died March 24, 1955, Lindenberg, W.Ger.  German minister of war during the Weimar Republic who was instrumental in ...
Gessner, Salomon
▪ Swiss writer and artist born April 1, 1730, Zürich died March 2, 1788, Zürich       Swiss writer, translator, painter, and etcher, known throughout Europe for ...
gesso
/jes"oh/, n., pl. gessoes. 1. gypsum or plaster of Paris prepared with glue for use as a surface for painting. 2. any plasterlike preparation to prepare a surface for painting, ...
gessoed
See gesso. * * *
gest
/jest/, n. 1. a story or tale. 2. a deed or exploit. 3. Archaic. a metrical romance or history. Also, geste. [1250-1300; ME < OF geste action, exploit < L gesta exploits, neut. ...
Gesta Romanorum
Gesta Romanorum [jes′tə rō΄mə nôr′əm] n. 〚ML, doings of the Romans〛 a 14th-cent. European collection of tales in Latin, used as a source of plots by Chaucer, ...
gestalt
/geuh shtahlt", -shtawlt", -stahlt", -stawlt"/, n., pl. gestalts, gestalten /-shtahl"tn, -shtawl"-, -stahl"-, -stawl"-/. (sometimes cap.) Psychol. 1. a configuration, pattern, or ...
Gestalt psychology
(sometimes l.c.) the theory or doctrine that physiological or psychological phenomena do not occur through the summation of individual elements, as reflexes or sensations, but ...
Gestalt therapy
▪ psychology       a humanistic method of psychotherapy that takes a holistic approach to human experience by stressing individual responsibility and awareness of ...
Gestaltist
Ge·stalt·ist (gə-shtälʹtĭst, -shtôlʹ-, -stälʹ-, -stôlʹ-) n. An adherent or a practitioner of the principles of Gestalt psychology. * * *
Gestaltpsychology
Gestalt psychology n. The school or theory in psychology holding that psychological, physiological, and behavioral phenomena are irreducible experiential configurations not ...
Gestapo
/geuh stah"poh/; Ger. /geuh shtah"poh/, n. 1. the German state secret police during the Nazi regime, organized in 1933 and notorious for its brutal methods and ...
gestate
/jes"tayt/, v., gestated, gestating. v.t. 1. to carry in the womb during the period from conception to delivery. 2. to think of and develop (an idea, opinion, plan, etc.) slowly ...
gestation
—gestational, gestative /jes"teuh tiv, je stay"-/, adj. /je stay"sheuhn/, n. the process, state, or period of gestating. [1525-35; < L gestation- (s. of gestatio), equiv. to ...
gestational
See gestatory. * * *
gestational carrier.
See surrogate mother (def. 3). Also called gestational mother. [1985-90] * * *
gestatory
See gestation. * * *
geste
/jest/, n. gest. * * *
gestic
/jes"tik/, adj. pertaining to bodily motions, esp. in dancing. Also, gestical. [1755-65; obs. gest deportment ( < MF geste < L gestus movement of the limbs, performance, equiv. ...
gesticulant
/je stik"yeuh leuhnt/, adj. making or tending to make gestures or gesticulations: a gesticulant speaker. [1875-80; GESTICUL(ATE) + -ANT] * * *
gesticular
/je stik"yeuh leuhr/, adj. pertaining to or characterized by gesticulation. [1840-50; < LL gesticul(us) (see GESTICULATE) + -AR1] * * *
gesticulate
—gesticulative, gesticulatory /je stik"yeuh leuh tawr'ee, -tohr'ee/, adj. —gesticulator, n. /je stik"yeuh layt'/, v., gesticulated, gesticulating. v.i. 1. to make or use ...
gesticulation
/je stik'yeuh lay"sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of gesticulating. 2. an animated or excited gesture. [1595-1605; < L gesticulation- (s. of gesticulatio). See GESTICULATE, -ION] * * *
gesticulative
See gesticulate. * * *
gesticulator
See gesticulative. * * *
gesticulatory
See gesticulative. * * *
gestural
See gesture. * * *
gesturally
See gestural. * * *
gesture
—gestural, adj. —gesturer, n. /jes"cheuhr/, n., v., gestured, gesturing. n. 1. a movement or position of the hand, arm, body, head, or face that is expressive of an idea, ...
gesturer
See gestural. * * *
Gesù
▪ church, Rome, Italy  mother church in Rome of the Jesuit order, designed by Giacomo da Vignola (Vignola, Giacomo da) in 1568. The facade, which was the work of Giacomo ...
Gesualdo
/je'zooh ahl"daw/, n. Don Carlo /dawn kahrdd"law/, Prince of Venosa /ve naw"zah/, c1560-1613, Italian composer. * * *
Gesualdo, Carlo, prince of Venosa
born March 8, 1566, Venosa died Sept. 8, 1613, Naples Italian composer. Nobly born, he was a passionate musical dilettante. In 1590 he had his first wife and her lover (a ...
Gesualdo, Don Carlo, principe di Venosa
▪ Italian musician born March 8, 1566, Venosa [Italy] died Sept. 8, 1613, Naples       Italian composer and lutenist whose fame rests on his highly individual madrigals ...
gesundheit
/geuh zoont"huyt/, interj. (used to wish good health, esp. to a person who has just sneezed.) [1905-10, Amer.; < G: lit., health, equiv. to gesund healthy (OHG gisunt; see ...
get
—gettable, getable, adj. /get/, v., got or (Archaic) gat; got or gotten; getting, n. v.t. 1. to receive or come to have possession, use, or enjoyment of: to get a birthday ...
get-go
n. Slang. the very beginning: from the get-go. [1965-70, Amer.] * * *
get-out
/get"owt'/, n. 1. Com. the break-even point. 2. Chiefly Brit. a method or maneuver used to escape a difficult or embarrassing situation; cop-out: The scoundrel has used that ...
get-together
/get"teuh gedh'euhr/, n. 1. an informal and usually small social gathering. 2. a meeting or conference. [1910-15; n. use of v. phrase get together] * * *
get-tough
/get"tuf"/, adj. characterized by firmness, determination, aggressiveness, or severity: a get-tough policy. [1955-60] * * *
get-up
/get"up'/, n. 1. getup. 2. get-up-and-go. * * *
get-up-and-go
/get"up'euhn goh"/, n. energy, drive, and enthusiasm. [1905-10] * * *
get-well
/get"wel"/, adj. conveying wishes for one's recovery, as from an illness: a get-well card. * * *
geta
/get"euh/; Japn. /ge"tah/, n., pl. geta, getas. a traditional Japanese wooden clog that is worn outdoors, with a thong that passes between the first two toes and with two ...
Geta, Publius Septimius
▪ Roman emperor [died 212] born March 7, 189, Mediolanum [now Milan, Italy] died Dec. 26, 211, Rome  Roman emperor from 209 to 211, jointly with his father, Septimius Severus ...
getable
See get. * * *
Getae
▪ people       an ancient people of Thracian origin, inhabiting the banks of the lower Danube region and nearby plains. First appearing in the 6th century BC, the Getae ...
Getafe
Ge·ta·fe (hĕ-täʹfĕ) A town of central Spain south of Madrid. It is an industrial and agricultural center. Population: 139,190. * * * ▪ Spain       city, ...
getatable
getatable [get at′ə bəl] adj. Informal easy to reach or ascertain; accessible getatability n. * * *
getaway
/get"euh way'/, n. 1. a getting away or fleeing; an escape. 2. the start of a race: a fast getaway. 3. a place where one escapes for relaxation, vacation, etc., or a period of ...
Gethsemane
—Gethsemanic, gethsemanic /geth'seuh man"ik/, adj. /geth sem"euh nee/, n. 1. a garden east of Jerusalem, near the brook of Kedron: scene of Jesus' agony and betrayal. Matt. ...
Gethsemane cheese.
See Trappist cheese. * * *
gettable
See getable. * * *
getter
/get"euhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that gets. 2. any substance introduced into a partial vacuum, as the interior of a vacuum tube or an incandescent lamp, to combine chemically ...
gettering
/get"euhr ing/, n. the removal of residual gas from a partial vacuum by use of a getter. [1920-25; GETTER + -ING1] * * *
Getting, Ivan A.
▪ 2004       American scientist (b. Jan. 18, 1912, New York, N.Y.—d. Oct. 11, 2003, Coronado, Calif.), conceived and helped develop what became the Global Positioning ...
Getty
/get"ee/, n. J(ean) Paul, 1892-1976, U.S. oil magnate and art collector. * * * (as used in expressions) Getty Museum J. Paul Getty Trust J. Paul Getty Jean Paul * * *
Getty Junior
(1932–2003) the son of J Paul Getty, who lived in Britain and gave over £140 million to cultural causes. He was very interested in cricket and had a valuable collection of ...
Getty Museum, J. Paul
Museum established by Jean Paul Getty to house his large collection of artworks, to which he continued to add. The original museum occupied a wing added to his ranch house in ...
Getty Trust
▪ American foundation in full  The J. Paul Getty Trust,        private operating foundation that was founded by the American oil billionaire J. Paul Getty (Getty, J. ...
Getty Trust, J. Paul
Private operating foundation founded in 1953 by Jean Paul Getty to establish the J. Paul Getty Museum. Originally located in Malibu, Cal., it now occupies five buildings in the ...
Getty, Estelle
▪ 2009 Estelle Scher Gettleman        American actress, born July 25, 1923, New York, N.Y. died July 22, 2008, Los Angeles, Calif. earned a legion of fans and seven ...
Getty, J(ean) Paul
born Dec. 15, 1892, Minneapolis, Minn., U.S. died June 6, 1976, Sutton Place, Surrey, Eng. U.S. oil billionaire, reputed to be the richest man in the world at his death. The ...
Getty, J(ean)Paul
Get·ty (gĕtʹē), J(ean) Paul. 1892-1976. American business executive who amassed a multibillion-dollar fortune and established a museum in Malibu, California (1953), to ...
Getty, J. Paul
▪ American industrialist in full  Jean Paul Getty  born Dec. 15, 1892, Minneapolis, Minn., U.S. died June 6, 1976, Sutton Place, Surrey, Eng.       American oil ...
Getty, Sir J Paul, Jr.
▪ 2004       American-born British philanthropist (Sept. 7, 1932, Italy—d. April 17, 2003, London, Eng.), after years of bohemian dissipation, devoted his later life ...
Gettysburg
/get"iz berrg'/, n. a borough in S Pennsylvania: Confederate forces defeated in a crucial battle of the Civil War fought near here on July 1-3, 1863; national cemetery and ...
Gettysburg Address
the notable short speech made by President Lincoln on November 19, 1863, at the dedication of the national cemetery at Gettysburg, Pa. * * * (Nov. 19, 1863) Speech by ...
Gettysburg College
▪ college, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States       private, coeducational institution of higher learning in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, U.S. Though it is affiliated ...
Gettysburg, Battle of
(July 1–3, 1863) Major engagement in the American Civil War at Gettysburg, Pa. , regarded as the war's turning point. After defeating Union forces at the Battle of ...
getup
/get"up'/, n. Informal. 1. costume; outfit: Everyone will stare at you if you wear that getup. 2. arrangement or format; style: the getup of a new cookbook. Also, ...
Getxo
▪ Spain Spanish  Guecho        city, suburb of Bilbao, Vizcaya provincia (province), in the comunidad autónoma (autonomous community) of Basque Country, northern ...
Getz
/gets/, n. Stan(ley), 1927-91, U.S. jazz saxophonist. * * *
Getz, Stan
orig. Stanley Gayetzby born Feb. 2, 1927, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S. died June 6, 1991, Malibu, Calif. U.S. jazz saxophonist. Getz was influenced by Lester Young and became known ...
Getz,Stan
Getz (gĕts), Stan. Originally Stanley Gayetsky. 1927-1991. American tenor saxophonist who played in several big bands, including those of Benny Goodman and Woody Herman. He is ...
Geulincx
Flem. /gue"lingks/, n. Arnold, 1624?-69, Belgian philosopher. * * *
Geulincx, Arnold
known as Philaretus born Jan. 31, 1624, Antwerp, Spanish Netherlands died November 1669, Leiden, Neth. Flemish metaphysician and logician. He taught at the University of ...
geum
/jee"euhm/, n. any plant of the genus Geum, comprising the avens. [1540-50; < NL; L gaeum, geum (in Pliny) a plant of uncert. identity] * * *
geus-
To taste, choose. Oldest form *g̑eus-, becoming *geus- in centum languages. 1. a. choose, from Old English cēosan, ceōsan, to choose, from Germanic *keusan; b. choice, from a ...
Geuzen
▪ Dutch history (Dutch),   French  Gueux   the largely Calvinist Dutch guerrilla and privateering forces whose military actions initiated the Netherlands' revolt against ...
GeV
gigaelectron volt. Also, Gev. * * *
Geva, Tamara
▪ 1998       Russian-born American actress and ballerina who performed with the Soviet State Dancers and Diaghilev's Ballets Russes before introducing (1927) the works ...
gevalt
gevalt or gevald [gə vält′] interj. 〚< E Yiddish g'vald < MHG gewalt, force, violence〛 help: an exclamation of alarm * * *
Gévaudan
▪ region, France       ancient region of France, formerly located in the southern province of Languedoc and corresponding to most of the modern département of Lozère. ...
Gevers, Marie
▪ Belgian writer original name  Maria Theresia Carolina Fanny Gevers  born Dec. 30, 1883, Edegem, Belg. died March 9, 1975, Edegem       Belgian novelist and poet ...
gewgaw
—gewgawed, adj. /gyooh"gaw, gooh"-/, n. something gaudy and useless; trinket; bauble. Also, geegaw. [1175-1225; ME giuegaue; gradational compound of uncert. orig.; perh. akin ...
Gewürztraminer
/geuh voorts"treuh mee'neuhr/; Ger. /geuh vyuurddts"trddah mee'neuhrdd/, n. 1. a type of white grape used in winemaking. 2. a dry white table wine of Germany, the Alsace region ...
gey
/gay/, adv. Scot. considerably; very. [1805-15; var. of GAY] * * *
Geyelin, Philip
▪ 2005       American journalist and editor (b. Feb. 27, 1923, Devon, Pa.—d. Jan. 9, 2004, Washington, D.C.), gradually shifted the editorials in the Washington Post ...
Geyl, Pieter
▪ Dutch historian born Dec. 15, 1887, Dort, Neth. died Dec. 31, 1966, Utrecht       Dutch historian whose works on The Netherlands are highly respected both for their ...
Geyr von Schweppenburg, Leo
▪ German military officer born March 2, 1886, Potsdam, Germany died January 27, 1974, Irschenhausen, West Germany  German tank commander in World War II.       Geyr ...
geyser
—geyseral, geyseric, adj. /guy"zeuhr, -seuhr/ for 1, 3; /gee"zeuhr/ for 2, n. 1. a hot spring that intermittently sends up fountainlike jets of water and steam into the air. 2. ...
geyser basin
an area containing a group of geysers. * * *
geyserite
/guy"zeuh ruyt', -seuh-/, n. Petrol. a variety of siliceous sinter deposited about the orifices of geysers and hot springs. [1805-15; GEYSER + -ITE1] * * *
Geysir
▪ geyser, Iceland also called  Great Geysir,         geyser located in the Hauka valley (Haukadalur), southwestern Iceland. The spouting hot spring gave its name (in ...
Gezelle, Guido
▪ Flemish poet and priest born May 1, 1830, Bruges, Belg. died Nov. 27, 1899, Bruges       Flemish priest and poet who was one of the masters of 19th-century European ...
Gezer
/gee"zeuhr/, n. an ancient Canaanite town, NW of Jerusalem. * * * ▪ ancient city, Israel modern  Tel Gezer        ancient royal Canaanite city, near present-day ...
Gezing
▪ India also spelled  Geyzing  or  Gyalzing        town, southwestern Sikkim state, northern India. Gezing lies just west of the Rangit River on the Rathong-Kalet ...
Gezira
/jeuh zear"euh/, n. a region in central Sudan, S of Khartoum, between the Blue Nile and the White Nile: a former province. * * * or Al-Jazīrah Region, east-central ...
Gezira,El
Ge·zi·ra (jə-zîrʹə), El A region of east-central Sudan between the Blue Nile and the White Nile. * * *
Geʿez language
also spelled  Geez,         liturgical language of the Ethiopian church (Ethiopian Orthodox church). Geʿez is a Semitic language of the Southern Peripheral group, to ...
GFCI
GFCI [jē΄ef΄sē΄ī′] n. ground-fault circuit-interrupter: see GROUND-FAULT INTERRUPTER * * *
GFE
GFE abbr. government-furnished equipment. * * *
GFI
GFI [jē΄ef΄ī′] n. GROUND-FAULT INTERRUPTER * * *
GFWC
GFWC abbr. General Federation of Women's Clubs. * * *
GG
1. gamma globulin. 2. great gross. * * *
GGR
great gross. * * *
GH
See growth hormone. * * *
GHA
Greenwich hour angle. * * *
ghabh-
Also ghebh-. To give or receive. Derivatives include give, able, malady, prohibit, duty, and endeavor. 1. Form *ghebh-. a. give, from Old English giefan, to give, and Old Norse ...
Ghadāmis
or Ghudāmis Oasis and town (pop., latest est.: 15,900), northwestern Libya. Located near the Libyan-Algerian border, it is at the junction of ancient Saharan caravan routes. ...
Ghadr
▪ Sikh political organization       (Urdu: “Revolution”), an early 20th-century movement among Indians, principally Sikhs living in North America, to end British ...
Ghaffar Khan, Abdul
▪ Pashtun leader born 1890, Utmanzai, India died Jan. 20, 1988, Peshawar, Pak.       the foremost 20th-century leader of the Pashtuns (Pashtun) (Pakhtuns, or Pathans; a ...
Ghaggar River
▪ river, India Ghaggar also spelled  Ghagghar        river, northern India. The Ghaggar rises in the Siwalik (Shiwalik) Range (Siwalik Range), in northwestern ...
Ghaghara
Gha·gha·ra (gäʹgə-rä') or Gha·ghra (gäʹgrə, -grä) also Gog·ra (gŏgʹrə, -rä) A river rising in southwest Xizang (Tibet) and flowing about 965 km (600 mi) south ...
Ghaghara River
formerly Gogra Nepali Karnali River, northern India, Nepal, and China. A major tributary of the Ganges, it rises as the Karnali in the Tibetan Himalayas and flows southeast ...
ghain
/rddayn/, n. the nineteenth letter of the Arabic alphabet. [ < Ar ghayn] * * *
Ghālib, Mīrzā Asadullāh Khān
▪ Indian poet born Dec. 27, 1797, Āgra, India died Feb. 15, 1869, Delhi       the preeminent Indian poet of his time writing in Persian, equally renowned for poems, ...
Ghana
—Ghanaian, Ghanian /gah"nee euhn, gan"ee-/, n., adj. /gah"neuh, gan"euh/, n. 1. a republic in West Africa comprising the former colonies of the Gold Coast and Ashanti, the ...
Ghana empire
First of the great medieval trading empires of western Africa (7th–13th century). Located in what is now southeastern Mauritania and part of Mali, it acted as intermediary ...
Ghana, flag of
▪ Flag History       horizontally striped red-yellow-green national flag with a central black star. The width-to-length ratio of the flag is 2 to 3.       When ...
Ghanaian
See Ghana. * * * ➡ Ghana * * *
Ghanian
See Ghanaian. * * *
ghanīmah
▪ booty       in the early Islāmic community (7th century AD), booty taken in battle in the form of weapons, horses, prisoners, and movable goods. In pre-Islāmic ...
Ghannouchi, Rachid al-
also spelled Rāshid al-Ghannūshī born с 1941, Tunisia Tunisian political activist and cofounder of Ḥizb al-Nahdah (Renaissance Party). After studying philosophy in ...
ghans-
Goose. Oldest form *g̑hans-, becoming *ghans- in centum languages. 1. a. goose1; goshawk, from Old English gōs (nominative plural gēs), goose; b. gosling, from Old Norse gās, ...
Ghanzi
▪ Botswana       village, west-central Botswana. The village is located at the northern rim of the Kalahari (desert) and is the starting point of a 500-mile- ...
Gharb
▪ region, Morocco also called  Rharb        coastal lowland plain of northwestern Morocco. Crossed from east to west by the Sebou River, the Gharb extends about 50 ...
Gharbīyah, Al-
▪ governorate, Egypt       muḥāfaẓah (governorate) in the middle Nile River delta, Lower Egypt. It is bounded to the east and west by the Damietta and the Rosetta ...
Ghardaïa
/gahr dah"yeuh/, n. a city in N Algeria. 30,167. * * * ▪ Algeria       chief town of the Mʾzab Oasis, north-central Algeria. It lies along the left bank of the Wadi ...
gharial
/gur"ee euhl/, n. gavial. * * *
gharry
/gar"ee/, n., pl. gharries. a horse-drawn cab or carriage used in India and Egypt. Also, gharri. [1800-10; < Hindi gari] * * *
Gharyān
▪ Libya also spelled  Garyān , or  Garian        town, in the Tripolitania region of northwestern Libya. It lies at the foot of the plateau Jabal Nafūsah, 50 ...
Ghassān
▪ ancient kingdom, Arabia       Arabian kingdom prominent as a Byzantine ally (symmachos) in the 6th century AD. From its strategic location in portions of modern Syria, ...
Ghassaniy, Muyaka bin Haji al-
▪ Kenyan author born 1776 died 1840       Kenyan poet who was the first Swahili-language secular poet known by name.       Ghassaniy is known particularly as an ...
Ghassulian culture
      archaeological stage dating to the Middle Chalcolithic Period in southern Palestine (c. 3800–c. 3350 BC). Its type-site, Tulaylāt al-Ghassūl, is located in the ...
ghast
/gast, gahst/, adj. Archaic. ghastly. [1350-1400; ME gast afraid, orig. ptp. of gasten GAST; cf. AGHAST] * * *
ghastful
/gast"feuhl, gahst"-/, adj. Obs. frightful. [1350-1400; ME gastful; see GHAST, -FUL] * * *
ghastliness
See ghastly. * * *
ghastly
—ghastliness, n. /gast"lee, gahst"-/, adj., ghastlier, ghastliest, adv. adj. 1. shockingly frightful or dreadful; horrible: a ghastly murder. 2. resembling a ghost, esp. in ...
ghat
/gawt, got/, n. (in India) 1. a wide set of steps descending to a river, esp. a river used for bathing. 2. a mountain pass. 3. a mountain range or escarpment. Also, ...
ghaṭa-pallava
▪ Indian art  in Indian art, important decorative motif consisting of a pot filled with flowers and leaves. In Vedic literature it is the symbol of life, the source of ...
ghatam
▪ musical instrument       large, narrow-mouthed earthenware water pot used as a percussion instrument in India. Unlike other Indian percussion instruments, such as the ...
Ghats
/gawts, gots/, n. (used with a sing. v.) 1. See Eastern Ghats. 2. See Western Ghats. * * * ▪ mountain ranges, India       two mountain ranges forming the eastern and ...
Ghats, Eastern and Western
Two mountain ranges forming the edges of the Deccan plateau in southern India. The Eastern Ghats extend about 500 mi (800 km) along the southeastern and eastern coast north to ...
Ghavam el-Saltaneh, Ahmad
▪ prime minister of Iran also spelled  Aḥmad al-Salṭaneh Qavām   born 1882, Persian Azerbaijan died July 23, 1955, Tehrān, Iran       Iranian politician who was ...
ghaybah
▪ Islam       (Arabic: “absence,” or “concealment”), Islāmic doctrine, especially among such Shīʿite sects as the Ithnā ʿAsharīyah, or “Twelvers.” ...
ghazal
▪ Islamic literature also spelled  Ghazel, Gasal, or Gazel,         in Islāmic literature, genre of lyric poem, generally short and graceful in form and typically ...
Ghazāl River
or Baḥr al-Ghazāl River, southwestern Sudan. Formed by the confluence of the ʽArab and Jur rivers in a swampy area of southern Sudan, it is 445 mi (716 km) long. It flows ...
Ghazālī, al-
or al-Ghazzālī in full Abū Ḥāmid Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Ṭūsī al-Ghazālī born 1058, Ṭūs, Iran died Dec. 18, 1111, Ṭūs Muslim theologian and mystic. He ...
Ghāzān, Maḥmūd
born Nov. 5, 1271, Abaskun, Iran died May 11, 1304 Most prominent leader of the Mongol Il-Khanid dynasty in Persia. In 1284 his father, the ruler Arghūn, made him viceroy of ...
ghazel
or ghazal or gazel In Islamic literature, a lyric poem, generally short and graceful in form and typically dealing with love. The genre developed in late 7th-century Arabia. ...
ghazi
/gah"zee/, n., pl. ghazis. 1. a Muslim soldier, esp. one fighting against non-Muslims. 2. (cap.) a title given in Turkey to a victorious sultan, general, etc. [1745-55; < Ar ...
Ghazi, Abdul Rashid
▪ 2008  Pakistani Islamic militant born 1964?, Pakistan? died July 9–10, 2007, Islamabad, Pak. was the younger son of Maulana Abdullah, founder of the Lal Masjid (Red ...
Ghaziabad
Gha·zi·a·bad (gäʹzē-ə-bäd') A city of north-central India northeast of New Delhi. An agricultural market, the city was the scene of fighting during the Indian Mutiny ...
Ghazipur
▪ India       town, southeastern Uttar Pradesh state, northern India. It is located on the Ganges (Ganga) River northeast of Varanasi (Benares). Its ancient name of ...
Ghaznavid dynasty
(977–1186) Turkish dynasty that ruled in Khorāsān (northeastern Iran), Afghanistan, and northern India. It was founded by Sebüktigin (r. 977–997), a former slave. His son ...
Ghaznī
▪ Afghanistan formerly  Ghazna   city, east-central Afghanistan. It lies beside the Ghaznī River on a high plateau at an elevation of 7,300 feet (2,225 m). Afghanistan's ...
Ghazzali
/ga zah"lee/, n. Al- /al/, 1058-1111, Arab philosopher. Also, Ghazali. Also called Al-Gazel. * * *
ghd
Arabic root, to strive. 1. jihad, from Arabic jihād, battle, holy war, from jahada, to strive (sense probably influenced by derived stem jāhada, to fight). 2. mujahideen, from ...
ghē-
To release, let go; (in the middle voice) to be released, go. Oldest form *g̑heə₁-, contracted to *g̑hē- in satem languages and *ghē- in centum languages. Derivatives ...
Gheber
/gay"beuhr, gee"beuhr/, n. Gabar. * * *

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