with or as if with a sudden muffled thud:
The huge stone hit the water kerplunk.
[kur or for 2, 4, kahr] /kɜr or for 2, 4, kɑr/ noun 1. Clark, 1911–2003, U.S. educator: president of the University of California 1958–67. 2. Michael Crawford, 1827–76, U.S. politician: Speaker of the House 1875–76. 3. Walter F. 1913–96, U.S. drama critic and author. 4. a male given name. /kɜː/ noun 1. Sir John […]
[kahr, kur] /kɑr, kɜr/ noun, Physics. 1. a transparent cell filled with a fluid, usually nitrobenzene, and containing two electrodes placed between two polarizing light filters, suitable for demonstrating the and often used as a high-speed camera shutter.
noun, Physics. 1. the double refraction of light in certain substances, produced by an electric field. noun 1. Also called electro-optical effect. the production of double refraction in certain transparent substances by the application of a strong electric field 2. Also called magneto-optical effect. a slight elliptical polarization of plane polarized light when reflected from […]
[ker-ee-uh] /ˈkɛr i ə/ noun 1. a yellow-flowered shrub, Kerria japonica, of the rose family, native to eastern Asia and widely cultivated as an ornamental.