[kah-lee] /ˈkɑ li/
the wife of Shiva and the malevolent form of the Mother Goddess.
another name for saltwort (sense 1)
the Hindu goddess of destruction, consort of Siva. Her cult was characterized by savagery and cannibalism
a name of Devi, the Hindu mother-goddess, in her death-goddess aspect, 1798, from Sanskrit kali, literally “the black one,” fem. of kalah “blue-black, black,” from a Dravidian language. Also taken as the fem. of kala “time” (as destroyer). She is portrayed as black-skinned, blood-smeared, and wearing a necklace of skulls and a girdle of snakes.
A data parallel language.
[“Supporting Shared Data Structures on Distributed Memory Architectures”, C. Koelbel et al in Second ACM SIGPLAN Symp on Princ and Prac of Parallel Programming, pp.177-186, Mar 1990].
[kahl-yahn] /kɑlˈyɑn/ noun 1. a Persian tobacco pipe in which the smoke is drawn through water; hookah. /kælˈjɑːn/ noun 1. another name for hookah
[kah-li-dah-suh] /ˌkɑ lɪˈdɑ sə/ noun 1. flourished 5th century a.d, Hindu dramatist and poet. /ˌkælɪˈdɑːsə/ noun 1. ?5th century ad, Indian dramatist and poet, noted for his romantic verse drama Sakuntala
[key-lif, kal-if] /ˈkeɪ lɪf, ˈkæl ɪf/ noun 1. . [key-lif, kal-if] /ˈkeɪ lɪf, ˈkæl ɪf/ noun 1. a spiritual leader of Islam, claiming succession from Muhammad. 2. any of the former Muslim rulers of Baghdad (until 1258) and of the Ottoman Empire (from 1571 until 1924). /ˈkeɪlɪf; ˈkæl-/ noun 1. a variant spelling of caliph […]
[kal-uh-feyt, -fit, key-luh-] /ˈkæl əˌfeɪt, -fɪt, ˈkeɪ lə-/ noun 1. . [kal-uh-feyt, -fit, key-luh-] /ˈkæl əˌfeɪt, -fɪt, ˈkeɪ lə-/ noun 1. the rank, jurisdiction, or government of a . /ˈkeɪlɪˌfeɪt; -fɪt; ˈkæl-/ noun 1. the office, jurisdiction, or reign of a caliph n. “dominion of a caliph,” 1610s, from caliph + -ate (1). Meaning “rank […]