[French zhee-zahn] /French ʒiˈzɑ̃/
noun, plural gisants
[French zhee-zahn] /French ʒiˈzɑ̃/ (Show IPA)
a sculptured representation of a dead person in a recumbent position, usually as part of a sepulchral monument.
[gi-zahrm] /gɪˈzɑrm/ noun 1. . [gi-zahrm] /gɪˈzɑrm/ noun 1. a shafted weapon having as a head a curved, double-edged blade with a beak at the back. /ɡɪˈzɑːm/ noun 1. a long-shafted battle-axe with a sharp point on the back of the axe head
[giz-bern] /ˈgɪz bərn/ noun 1. a seaport on E North Island, in N New Zealand. /ˈɡɪzbən/ noun 1. a port in N New Zealand, on E North Island on Poverty Bay. Pop: 44 900 (2004 est)
[ji-zel; French zhee-zel] /dʒɪˈzɛl; French ʒiˈzɛl/ noun 1. (italics) a ballet (1841) choreographed by Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot, with musical score by Adolphe Adam. 2. Also, Gisele. a female given name, form of .
- GI series
noun 1. gastrointestinal series: x-ray examination of the upper or lower gastrointestinal tract after barium sulfate is given rectally (barium enema) or orally as a contrast medium.