a department in central France. 2165 sq. mi. (5605 sq. km).
a department of central France, in Limousin region. Capital: Guéret. Pop: 122 713 (2003 est). Area: 5606 sq km (2186 sq miles)
- Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
[kroits-felt yah-kawp] /ˈkrɔɪts fɛlt ˈyɑ kɔp/ noun, Pathology. 1. a rare, usually fatal brain disorder thought to be caused by an infectious prion and characterized by progressive dementia, blindness, and involuntary movements. /ˈkrɔɪtsfɛlt ˈjɑːkɒp/ noun 1. (pathol) a fatal slow-developing disease that affects the central nervous system, characterized by mental deterioration and loss of coordination […]
[kruh-val-ee, -val-uh] /krəˈvæl i, -ˈvæl ə/ noun, plural (especially collectively) crevalle (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) crevalles. 1. any of several marine fishes of the jack family, Carangidae.
noun 1. See under 1 (def 6). [jak] /dʒæk/ noun 1. any of various portable devices for raising or lifting heavy objects short heights, using various mechanical, pneumatic, or hydraulic methods. 2. Also called knave. Cards. a playing card bearing the picture of a soldier or servant. 3. Electricity. a connecting device in an electrical […]
[kruh-vas] /krəˈvæs/ noun 1. a fissure, or deep cleft, in glacial ice, the earth’s surface, etc. 2. a breach in an embankment or levee. verb (used with object), crevassed, crevassing. 3. to fissure with crevasses. /krɪˈvæs/ noun 1. a deep crack or fissure, esp in the ice of a glacier 2. (US) a break in […]