[ahr-too r] /ˈɑr tʊər/ (Show IPA), 1877–1939, Austrian opera director and orchestra conductor: in the U.S. after 1915.
to be an omen of; portend: The news bodes evil days for him. Archaic. to announce beforehand; predict. to portend: The news bodes well for him. a simple past tense of bide. Archaic. to endure; bear. Obsolete. to encounter. to dwell; abide; wait; remain. bide one’s time, to wait for a favorable opportunity: He wanted […]
a numerical scheme that gives the approximate distance from the sun of the seven inner planets but fails for Neptune and Pluto (now considered a dwarf planet). noun (astronomy) an empirical rule relating the distances of the planets from the sun, based on the numerical sequence 0, 3, 6, 12, 24,…. Adding 4 to each […]
to be an omen of; portend: The news bodes evil days for him. Archaic. to announce beforehand; predict. to portend: The news bodes well for him. a simple past tense of bide. Historical Examples The Glaciers of the Alps John Tyndall Eric Brighteyes H. Rider Haggard From School to Battle-field Charles King The Argonauts of […]
(especially among Spanish-speaking Americans) a grocery store. a wineshop. a warehouse for storing or aging wine. Contemporary Examples Justice Delayed: Did the NYPD Blow the Etan Patz Case? Michael Daly May 24, 2012 Why Pedro Hernandez Confessed to Killing Etan Patz Michael Daly May 31, 2012 House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of […]