(formerly) an aluminum-copper coin and monetary unit of the Yemen Arab Republic, the 40th part of a riyal.
a rough, prickly case around the seeds of certain plants, as the chestnut or burdock. any bur-bearing plant. something that adheres like a bur. Machinery, burr1 (defs 1, 3). Dentistry. a rotary cutting tool usually of steel or other hard metal shaped into a shank and a head, for removing carious material from teeth and […]
Luther, 1849–1926, U.S. horticulturist and plant breeder. a city in SW California. a town in central Illinois. Contemporary Examples Inside the Campaign to Save LA David Frum February 5, 2013 Lindsay Lohan vs. Amanda Bynes: A Quiz on Their Car Troubles The Daily Beast September 18, 2012 ‘John Carter’: Disney’s Quarter-Billion-Dollar Movie Fiasco Chris Lee […]
a brand of raincoat made of a waterproof, mercerized cotton fabric. any of various fabrics used in clothing, especially in coats. Contemporary Examples Romeo Beckham Models For Burberry in New Campaign Shot by Mario Testino Isabel Wilkinson December 16, 2012 Christopher Bailey Is Getting Hitched; Ann Romney Snubbed Anna Wintour The Daily Beast August 30, […]
to make a bubbling sound; bubble. to speak in an excited manner; babble. a bubbling or gentle flow. an excited flow of speech. Aeronautics. the breakdown of smooth airflow around a wing at a high angle of attack. Historical Examples The Passionate Elopement Compton Mackenzie Master of the Moondog Stanley Mullen The Book of Susan […]