(in Japan) death caused by overwork
death due to overwork or exhaustion from one’s work
Japanese ka ‘excess’ + ro ‘labor’ + shi ‘death’
[kuh-ros] /kəˈrɒs/ noun 1. a cloak or rug of animal skins used in southern Africa. /kəˈrɒs/ noun 1. a garment of skins worn by indigenous peoples in southern Africa
[Sephardic Hebrew kahr-pahs; Ashkenazic Hebrew kahr-pahs] /Sephardic Hebrew kɑrˈpɑs; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈkɑr pɑs/ noun, Hebrew. 1. a piece of parsley, celery, or similar green vegetable that is dipped in salt water and eaten at the Seder meal on Passover.
[kahr-puh-thos; Greek kahr-pah-thaws] /ˈkɑr pəˌθɒs; Greek ˈkɑr pɑˌθɔs/ noun 1. an island off the SE coast of Greece, part of the Dodecanese Islands, in the Aegean Sea. 110 sq. mi. (280 sq. km).
[kahr-er] /ˈkɑr ər/ noun 1. Paul, 1889–1971, Swiss chemist, born in Russia: Nobel Prize 1937. Karrer (kär’ər) Russian-born Swiss chemist who researched the structure of carotene, which led to important discoveries concerning vitamin A. He also described the structures of riboflavin and vitamins E and K. For these achievements, he shared with British chemist Sir […]