an air base in S central Labrador, in Newfoundland, in E Canada, on the great circle route between New York and London: used as a fuel stop by some transatlantic airplanes.
[goos-ber-ee, -buh-ree, gooz-] /ˈgusˌbɛr i, -bə ri, ˈguz-/ noun, plural gooseberries. 1. the edible, acid, globular, sometimes spiny fruit of certain prickly shrubs belonging to the genus Ribes, of the saxifrage family, especially R. uva-crispa (or R. grossularia). 2. a shrub bearing this fruit. /ˈɡʊzbərɪ; -brɪ/ noun (pl) -ries 1. a Eurasian shrub, Ribes uva-crispa […]
- Gooseberry bush
noun 1. See gooseberry (sense 1) 2. under a gooseberry bush, used humorously in answering children’s questions regarding their birth
noun, Mineralogy. 1. . [gros-yuh-luh-rahyt] /ˈgrɒs yə ləˌraɪt/ noun 1. a mineral, calcium aluminum garnet, Ca 3 Al 2 Si 3 O 12 , occurring in gray-white to pinkish crystals. /ˈɡrɒsjʊləˌraɪt/ noun 1. a green or greenish-grey garnet, used as a gemstone. Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3 Also called gooseberry stone
- Gooseberry stone
noun 1. another name for grossularite