[hur-chuh n] /ˈhɜr tʃən/
noun, Chiefly Scot.
[hurdz] /hɜrdz/ plural noun 1. . /hɜːd/ noun 1. Douglas (Richard), Baron Hurd of Westwell. born 1930, British Conservative politician; home secretary (1985–89); foreign secretary (1989–95) /hɜːdz/ plural noun 1. another word for hards operating system The GNU project’s replacement for the Unix kernel. The Hurd is a collection of servers that run on the […]
[hur-deez] /ˈhɜr diz/ plural noun, Scot. 1. the buttocks. /ˈhʌrdɪz/ plural noun 1. (Scot) the buttocks or haunches
[hur-dl] /ˈhɜr dl/ noun 1. a portable barrier over which contestants must leap in certain running races, usually a wooden frame with a hinged inner frame that swings down under impact to prevent injury to a runner who does not clear it. 2. hurdles, (used with a singular verb) a race in which contestants must […]
- Hurdle rate
noun 1. (finance) the rate of return that a proposed project must provide if it is to be worth considering: usually calculated as the cost of the capital involved adjusted by a risk factor