[kur-mis] /ˈkɜr mɪs/
(in the Low Countries) a local, annual outdoor fair or festival.
a similar entertainment, usually for charitable purposes.
(formerly, esp in Holland and Northern Germany) an annual country festival or carnival
(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. […]
[kurn] /kɜrn/ noun, Archaic. 1. a band of lightly armed foot soldiers of ancient Ireland. 2. (in Ireland and the Scottish Highlands) a soldier. 3. an Irish peasant, especially a crude or boorish one. /kɜːn/ noun 1. the part of the character on a piece of printer’s type that projects beyond the body verb 2. […]
[kur-nl] /ˈkɜr nl/ noun 1. the softer, usually edible part contained in the shell of a nut or the stone of a fruit. 2. the body of a seed within its husk or integuments. 3. a whole seed grain, as of wheat or corn. 4. South Atlantic States. the pit or seed of a peach, […]