a melodic ornamental tone following a principal tone by a skip, usually of a third above or below, and progressing by a step.
a dealer in bills of exchange. an expert in foreign exchange. a manual giving the moneys, weights, and measures of different countries, with their equivalents. Historical Examples Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various noun (finance) a dealer or expert in foreign exchange a manual of currency exchange rates and similar equivalents […]
a layer of delicate meristematic tissue between the inner bark or phloem and the wood or xylem, which produces new phloem on the outside and new xylem on the inside in stems, roots, etc., originating all secondary growth in plants and forming the annual rings of wood. Contemporary Examples What It Takes to Kill a […]
a republic in SE Asia: formerly part of French Indochina. 69,866 sq. mi. (180,953 sq. km). Capital: Phnom Penh. Contemporary Examples Cambodia’s New War Katrin Redfern April 15, 2009 Keeping Up With the Mubaraks Karen Leigh January 28, 2011 Julianne Moore’s Squashed Toes; Ceiling Collapses in Cambodia Shoe Factory The Fashion Beast Team May 15, […]
of, relating to, or characteristic of Cambodia, its people, or its culture. a native or inhabitant of Cambodia. Khmer (def 2). Contemporary Examples New York’s Tiniest—and Weirdest—Museum Nina Strochlic May 28, 2014 Hillary Clinton’s War for Women’s Rights Gayle Tzemach Lemmon March 5, 2011 H&M’s Minimum Wage Fiasco in Cambodia: Report Misty White Sidell October […]