(used with a plural verb) the hard, nearly spherical bracts that surround the female flowers of an Asian grass, Coix lacryma-jobi, and which when ripe are used as beads.
(used with a singular verb) the grass itself.
(functioning as sing) a tropical Asian grass, Coix lacryma-jobi, cultivated for its white beadlike modified leaves, which contain edible seeds
(functioning as pl) the beadlike structures of this plant, used as rosary or ornamental beads
noun, Printing. 1. . noun, Printing. 1. a portable, adjustable, usually metal tray that the compositor holds in one hand while placing in it type gathered with the other hand. noun 1. (printing) a metal holder of adjustable width in which a compositor sets a line of type at a time by hand; now rarely […]
/ˈdʒɒbzˌwɜːθ/ noun 1. (informal) a person in a position of minor authority who invokes the letter of the law in order to avoid any action requiring initiative, cooperation, etc
noun 1. a slip or card accompanying a and used for giving instructions or for recording time spent on the work. 2. .
/ˈdʒəʊˌbɜːɡ/ noun 1. (informal) Johannesburg See also Jozi