[kech-wuh n] /ˈkɛtʃ wən/
noun, plural Kechuans (especially collectively) Kechuan.
[kech-wah, -wuh] /ˈkɛtʃ wɑ, -wə/
noun, plural Quechuas (especially collectively) Quechua for 2.
the language of the Inca civilization, presently spoken by about 7 million people in Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina.
a member of an Indian people of Peru speaking Quechua.
(pl) -uas, -ua. a member of any of a group of South American Indian peoples of the Andes, including the Incas
the language or family of languages spoken by these peoples, possibly distantly related to the Tupï-Guarani family
Indian people of Peru and surrounding regions, 1811, from Spanish, from Quechua kechua “plunderer, destroyer.” Also the name of their language. Related: Quechuan.
[kek] /kɛk/ verb (used without object) 1. to retch; be nauseated. 2. to feel or show disgust or strong dislike. /kɛk/ verb (intransitive) (mainly US) 1. to retch or feel nausea 2. to feel or express disgust /kɛk/ noun 1. another name for cow parsnip, cow parsley v. “to make a sound as if to […]
[kek] /kɛk/ verb (used without object) 1. to retch; be nauseated. 2. to feel or show disgust or strong dislike. /kɛks/ plural noun 1. (Northern English, dialect) trousers /kɛk/ verb (intransitive) (mainly US) 1. to retch or feel nausea 2. to feel or express disgust /kɛk/ noun 1. another name for cow parsnip, cow parsley […]
- Keck telescope
The world’s premier optical telescope, located on Mauna Kea in Hawaii. Completed in 1992, it is the first of a new generation of telescopes in which electronic controls constantly adjust a collection of small mirrors to compensate for atmospheric distortion to produce images of unprecedented clarity.
[kech-ke-meyt] /ˈkɛtʃ kɛˌmeɪt/ noun 1. a city in central Hungary. /Hungarian ˈkɛtʃkɛmeːt/ noun 1. a city in central Hungary: vineyards and fruit farms. Pop: 107 604 (2003 est)