a mountain range in N Spain. Highest peak Torre de Cerredo, 8688 feet (2650 meters).
a mountain chain along the N coast of Spain, consisting of a series of high ridges that rise over 2400 m (8000 ft): rich in minerals (esp coal and iron)
of Cambridge, England, or Cambridge University. of Cambridge, Mass., or Harvard University. a native or inhabitant of Cambridge, England or Cambridge, Mass. a student at or graduate of Cambridge University or Harvard University. Historical Examples Harvard Stories Waldron Kintzing Post Harvard Stories Waldron Kintzing Post Cambridge Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker adjective of, relating to, or […]
cantilever. any rigid structural member projecting from a vertical support, especially one in which the projection is great in relation to the depth, so that the upper part is in tension and the lower part in compression. Building Trades, Civil Engineering. any rigid construction extending horizontally well beyond its vertical support, used as a structural […]
a variety of melon, Cucumis melo cantalupensis, of the gourd family, having a hard scaly or warty rind, grown in Europe, Asia, and the United States. a muskmelon having a reticulated rind and pale-orange flesh. Historical Examples Woman’s Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4 Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences Blue-grass and Broadway Maria […]
disagreeable to deal with; contentious; peevish: a cantankerous, argumentative man. Contemporary Examples The Stacks: John Schulian’s Classic Profile of Newspaper Columnist Mike Royko John Schulian January 4, 2014 Rand Paul and Ron Wyden, Drone Odd-Couple Eli Lake February 25, 2013 The Case for Cardinal Sean O’Malley Christopher Dickey March 11, 2013 The Smartest Book About […]