a place or structure having special equipment for washing automobiles.
the washing of an automobile:
The service station is offering free car washes to draw customers.
a sculptured female figure used as a column. Compare atlas (def 5). Historical Examples Jean Valjean, who was present, supported the caryatid with his shoulder, and gave the workmen time to arrive. Les Misrables Victor Hugo The one on this side is resigned, and as beautiful as a caryatid. Rodin: The Man and his Art […]
a male or female given name. Contemporary Examples A breathtaking new play from Caryl Churchill explores love through 57 different short scenes with 100 characters. The Laboratory of Real Life in Caryl Churchill’s “Love and Information” Liesl Schillinger February 20, 2014 Rosalind C. Barnett and Caryl Rivers reveal the sober truth behind the numbers. Don’t […]
a female given name. Contemporary Examples Bridges talks to Caryn James about his insecurity—and how acting is like being born again. Jeff Bridges’ Crazy Oscar Bid Caryn James December 11, 2009 The Daily Beast’s Caryn James on this fall’s most charming indie film. Little Miss Palestine Caryn James August 31, 2009 Caryn James is film […]
belonging to the Caryophyllaceae, the pink family of plants. adjective of, relating to, or belonging to the Caryophyllaceae, a family of flowering plants including the pink, carnation, sweet william, and chickweed