(Niccolò Sfandrati) 1535–91, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1590–91.
noun 1. Foundry. the tensile strength of greensand. 2. Metallurgy. the tensile strength of an unsintered compact.
[green-stohn] /ˈgrinˌstoʊn/ noun 1. any of various altered basaltic rocks having a dark-green color caused by the presence of chlorite, epidote, etc. /ˈɡriːnˌstəʊn/ noun 1. any basic igneous rock that is dark green because of the presence of chlorite, actinolite, or epidote 2. a variety of jade used in New Zealand for ornaments and tools […]
[gree-mee-uh l] /ˈgri mi əl/ noun, Ecclesiastical. 1. a cloth placed on the lap of the bishop, as during the celebration of Mass or when he confers orders. /ˈɡriːmɪəl/ noun 1. (RC Church) a cloth spread upon the lap of a bishop when seated during Mass
[grem-lin] /ˈgrɛm lɪn/ noun 1. a mischievous invisible being, said by airplane pilots in World War II to cause engine trouble and mechanical difficulties. 2. any cause of trouble, difficulties, etc., especially in a mechanical, electrical, or other system: A loose wire was the gremlin that blew out the lights. /ˈɡrɛmlɪn/ noun 1. an imaginary […]