a city in N Iraq, on the Tigris, opposite the ruins of Nineveh.
a city in N Iraq, on the River Tigris opposite the ruins of Nineveh: an important commercial centre with nearby Ayn Zalah oilfield; university. Pop: 1 236 000 (2005 est)
city in northern Iraq, from Arabic al-Mawsul, literally “the joined,” a reference to the bridge and ford over the Tigris here.
[mawsh-kawf-skee, -kof-] /mɔʃˈkɔf ski, -ˈkɒf-/ noun 1. Moritz [mawr-its,, mohr-its] /ˈmɔr ɪts,, ˈmoʊr ɪts/ (Show IPA), 1854–1925, Polish composer and pianist.
[yangk] /yæŋk/ noun, adjective, Informal. 1. . /jæŋk/ verb 1. to pull, jerk, or move with a sharp movement; tug noun 2. a sharp jerking movement; tug /jæŋk/ noun 1. a slang word for an American 2. (US, informal) short for Yankee v. 1822, Scottish, of unknown origin. Related: Yanked; yanking. The noun is 1818 […]
noun 1. clockwork by which the hour hand is driven from the shaft of the minute hand.
[moh-tuh-veyt] /ˈmoʊ təˌveɪt/ verb (used with object), motivated, motivating. 1. to provide with a or ; incite; impel. /ˈməʊtɪˌveɪt/ verb 1. (transitive) to give incentive to v. 1863, “to stimulate toward action,” from motive + -ate (2); perhaps modeled on French motiver or German motivieren. Related: Motivated; motivating.