[ker-mahn-shah, -shaw, ker-, ker-mahn-, kur-] /kɛrˌmɑnˈʃɑ, -ˈʃɔ, kər-, ˌkɛr mɑn-, ˌkɜr-/
a city in W Iran.
a city in W Iran, in the valley of the Qareh Su: oil refinery. Pop: 832 000 (2005 est) Former name (1987–1995) Bakhtaran
[kur-meez] /ˈkɜr miz/ noun 1. a red dye formerly prepared from the dried bodies of the females of a scale insect, Kermes ilices, which lives on small, evergreen oaks of the Mediterranean region. 2. the oak itself, of the genus Quercus coccifera. /ˈkɜːmɪz/ noun 1. the dried bodies of female scale insects of the genus […]
[kur-mis] /ˈkɜr mɪs/ noun 1. (in the Low Countries) a local, annual outdoor fair or festival. 2. a similar entertainment, usually for charitable purposes. /ˈkɜːmɪs/ noun 1. (formerly, esp in Holland and Northern Germany) an annual country festival or carnival 2. (US & Canadian) a similar event, esp one held to collect money for charity
[kur-mit] /ˈkɜr mɪt/ noun 1. a male given name. communications A popular packet-oriented protocol from Columbia University for transferring text files and binary files on both full-duplex and half-duplex 8 bit and 7-bit serial connections in a system- and medium-independent fashion, and implemented on hundreds of different computer and operating system platforms. On full-duplex connections […]
[kurn] /kɜrn/ Printing. noun 1. a part of the face of a type projecting beyond the body or shank, as in certain italic letters. verb (used with object) 2. to form or furnish with a kern, as a type or letter. 3. to remove a portion of space between (adjacent letters) in preparation for printing. […]