(NZ) another name for cat’s-eye (sense 2)
. Historical Examples These terms were made in wishful remembrance of the ransom of Atabalipa. The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 9 Various I do not know which of them was Sancho’s “Atabalipa” number two. An Account of the Conquest of Peru Pedro Sancho Of the vassalage and obedience which Atabalipa and many other […]
a brand of . Atabrine At·a·brine (āt’ə-brĭn, -brēn’) A trademark used for an antimalarial preparation of the compound quinacrine hydrochloride.
- Atacama desert
an arid region in N Chile: rich nitrate deposits. About 600 miles (960 km) long; about 70,000 sq. mi. (181,300 sq. km). Contemporary Examples The Atacama Desert in northern Chile is the driest place on Earth. The Miners’ Miracle Message Dom Phillips August 23, 2010 noun a desert region along the W coast of South […]
a mineral, hydrated chloride of copper, Cu 2 Cl(OH) 3 , occurring in a green, granular form: a minor ore of copper.