[ur-geyt] /ˈɜr geɪt/
a worker ant.
[ur-guh-tiv] /ˈɜr gə tɪv/ adjective 1. Grammar. 2. Linguistics. pertaining to a type of language that has an ergative case or in which the direct object of a transitive verb has the same form as the subject of an intransitive verb. Compare (def 2). noun, Grammar. 3. the ergative case. 4. a word in the […]
/ˌɜːɡəˈtɒkrəsɪ/ noun (pl) -cies 1. (rare) government by the workers noun government by the workers or the working class Word Origin Greek ergato ‘workman’ Usage Note politics
[ur-goh, er-goh] /ˈɜr goʊ, ˈɛr goʊ/ conjunction, adverb 1. . 1. a combining form meaning “work”: ergograph. 1. a combining form of : ergotoxine. [pohst hohk, er-goh prohp-ter hohk; English pohst hok, ur-goh prop-ter hok er-goh] /ˈpoʊst ˈhoʊk, ˈɛr goʊ ˈproʊp tɛr ˌhoʊk; English ˈpoʊst ˈhɒk, ˈɜr goʊ ˈprɒp tər ˌhɒk ˈɛr goʊ/ Latin. 1. […]
[ur-god-ik] /ɜrˈgɒd ɪk/ adjective, Mathematics, Statistics. 1. of or relating to the condition that, in an interval of sufficient duration, a system will return to states that are closely similar to previous ones: the assumption of such a condition underlies statistical methods used in modern dynamics and atomic theory.