[kvahs, kwahs] /kvɑs, kwɑs/
a Russian beer made from fermenting rye or barley and having a dark color and sour taste.
an alcoholic drink of low strength made in Russia and E Europe from cereals and stale bread
Russian fermented drink made from rye or barley, 1550s, from Russian kvas “leaven,” from Old Church Slavonic kvasu “yeast,” cognate with Latin caseus “cheese” (see cheese (n.1)).
- Kvatro telecom as
company The company that maintains Mary. Address: Trondheim, Norway. (http://kvatro.no/). (1998-11-10)
- Kveim antigen
Kveim antigen (kvām) n. A saline suspension of human sarcoid tissue prepared from the spleen of an individual with active sarcoidosis and used in the Kveim test.
- Kveim test
Kveim test n. An intradermal test for the detection of sarcoidosis, performed by injecting Kveim antigen and examining skin biopsies after three and six weeks; a positive test is indicated by typical nodules showing evidence of sarcoid tissue.
[kvel] /kvɛl/ verb (used without object), Slang. 1. to be extraordinarily pleased; especially, to be bursting with pride, as over one’s family. /kvɛl/ verb 1. (intransitive) (informal, mainly US) to be happy or show satisfaction verb To display pride and satisfaction; beam: The elderly couple kvell also upon making contact with a Jewish airstrip/ Hollywood […]