[kuh-tab-uh-sis] /kəˈtæb ə sɪs/
noun, plural katabases
[kuh-tab-uh-seez] /kəˈtæb əˌsiz/ (Show IPA)
a march from the interior of a country to the coast, as that of the 10,000 Greeks after their defeat and the death of Cyrus the Younger at Cunaxa.
a retreat, especially a military retreat.
noun (pl) -ses (-ˌsiːz)
the retreat of the Greek mercenaries of Cyrus the Younger, after his death at Cunaxa, from the Euphrates to the Black Sea in 401–400 bc under the leadership of Xenophon: recounted in his Anabasis Compare anabasis
(literary) a retreat
[kat-uh-bat-ik] /ˌkæt əˈbæt ɪk/ adjective, Meteorology. 1. (of a wind or air current) moving downward or down a slope. Compare (def 1). /ˌkætəˈbætɪk/ adjective 1. (of winds) blowing downhill through having become denser with cooling, esp at night when heat is lost from the earth’s surface Compare anabatic katabatic (kāt’ə-bāt’ĭk) Relating to wind currents that […]
/kəˈtæbəˌlɪzəm/ noun 1. a variant spelling of catabolism
foundation, a place in the open desert wastes on the east of Jordan (Judg. 8:10), not far beyond Succoth and Penuel, to the south. Here Gideon overtook and routed a fugitive band of Midianites under Zeba and Zalmunna, whom he took captive.
[kuh-tah-dn] /kəˈtɑ dn/ noun 1. Mount, the highest peak in Maine, in the central part. 5273 feet (1607 meters). noun See round white potato