[kah-thuh-rev-uh-sah, -suh, kath-uh-; Greek kah-thah-re-voo-sah] /ˌkɑ θəˈrɛv əˌsɑ, -sə, ˌkæθ ə-; Greek ˌkɑ θɑˈrɛ vu sɑ/
the puristic Modern Greek literary language (distinguished from ).
a literary style of Modern Greek, derived from the Attic dialect of Ancient Greek and including many archaic features Compare Demotic
- Katharine brush
[bruhsh] /brʌʃ/ noun 1. Katharine, 1902–52, U.S. novelist and short-story writer. /brʌʃ/ noun 1. a device made of bristles, hairs, wires, etc, set into a firm back or handle: used to apply paint, clean or polish surfaces, groom the hair, etc 2. the act or an instance of brushing 3. a light stroke made in […]
/ˌkæθəˈrɒmɪtə/ noun 1. (chem) an instrument used for the analysis of gases by measurement of thermal conductivity
n. “a form of polytheism characteristic of the Vedic religion, in which one god at a time is considered supreme,” 1865, coined in German by Max Müller from Greek kath’ hena “one by one” + theism. Müller also coined henotheism (1860), from Greek henos “one,” for “faith in a single god” as distinguished from exclusive […]
[kath-er-in, kath-rin] /ˈkæθ ər ɪn, ˈkæθ rɪn/ noun 1. a female given name: from the Greek word meaning “pure.”. fem. proper name, also Katharine, see Catherine.