[koo nt] /kʊnt/
a gas-filled tube used to measure the speed of sound: when a membrane at one end is vibrated at a frequency that produces standing waves, a layer of powder forms lumps at the nodes.
/ˈkuːnɪkuːnɪ/ noun (pl) kunekune 1. (NZ) a feral pig
[koo ng, goo ng] /kʊŋ, gʊŋ/ noun 1. H. H (K’ung Hsiang-hsi; Kong Xiangxi) 1881–1967, Chinese financier and statesman. 2. Prince, 1833–98, Chinese statesman of the late Ch’ing dynasty. [koo ng] /kʊŋ/ noun, plural Kungs (especially collectively) Kung. 1. a member of a San people of the Kalahari desert basin of southern Africa. [koo ng; […]
[kuhng foo, koo ng] /ˈkʌŋ ˈfu, ˈkʊŋ/ noun 1. an ancient Chinese method of self-defense by striking blows at vulnerable areas of an attacker’s body using fluid movements of the hands and legs. /ˈkʌŋ ˈfuː/ noun 1. any of various Chinese martial arts, some focusing on unarmed combat, others involving the use of weapons n. […]
- Kung pao
noun a Szechwan dish of marinated chicken stir-fried with peanuts, chiles, etc. Usage Note cooking