[gam-beer] /ˈgæm bɪər/
a group of islands in French Polynesia, belonging to the Tuamotu Archipelago. 12 sq. mi. (31 sq. km).
a group of islands in the S Pacific Ocean, in French Polynesia. Chief settlement: Rikitéa. Pop: 1097 (2002). Area: 30 sq km (11 sq miles)
[gam-beer] /ˈgæm bɪər/ noun 1. an astringent extract obtained from the leaves and young shoots of a tropical Asian shrub, Uncaria gambir, of the madder family, used in medicine, dyeing, tanning, etc. /ˈɡæmbɪə/ noun 1. an astringent resinous substance obtained from a rubiaceous tropical Asian woody climbing plant, Uncaria gambir (or U. gambier): used as […]
[gam-bit] /ˈgæm bɪt/ noun 1. Chess. an opening in which a player seeks to obtain some advantage by sacrificing a pawn or piece. 2. any maneuver by which one seeks to gain an advantage. 3. a remark made to open or redirect a conversation. /ˈɡæmbɪt/ noun 1. (chess) an opening move in which a chessman, […]
[gam-buh l] /ˈgæm bəl/ verb (used without object), gambled, gambling. 1. to play at any game of chance for money or other stakes. 2. to stake or risk money, or anything of value, on the outcome of something involving chance: to gamble on a toss of the dice. verb (used with object), gambled, gambling. 3. […]
[gam-bling] /ˈgæm blɪŋ/ noun 1. the activity or practice of playing at a game of chance for money or other stakes. 2. the act or practice of risking the loss of something important by taking a chance or acting recklessly: If you don’t back up your data, that’s gambling. [gam-buh l] /ˈgæm bəl/ verb (used […]