[ed-suh l] /ˈɛd səl/
a male given name: from Old English words meaning “rich” and “hall.”.
the make of car was introduced 1956, named for Henry and Clara Ford’s only child; figurative sense of “something useless and unwanted” is almost as old. Edsel is a family name, attested since 14c. (William de Egeshawe), from High Edser in Ewhurst, Surrey.
Something useless; a fiasco: We have to win out. We’re not selling Edsels, you know
[1950s+; fr the Edsel car, so named in 1956, which fell short of commercial success]
noun 1. a mountain range in Antarctica, E of the Ross Sea.
exchange delivery settlement price
1. Eastern daylight-saving time. abbreviation (in the US and Canada) 1. Eastern Daylight Time Eastern Daylight Time
Chemistry, Pharmacology. 1. ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid: a colorless compound, C 10 H 16 N 2 O 8 , capable of chelating a variety of divalent metal cations: as a salt used as an anticoagulant, antioxidant, blood cholesterol reducer, food preservative; as a calcium-disodium salt used in the treatment of lead and other heavy-metal poisonings. noun 1. […]