verb (used with object), chastised, chastising.
to discipline, especially by corporal punishment.
to criticize severely.
Archaic. to restrain; chasten.
Archaic. to refine; purify.
to discipline or punish, esp by beating
to scold severely
noun any retail store with a system allowing the customers to ring up their purchases without a cashier; also, such a system in a library or other business Examples Self-checkout goes smoothly until you get to the fruits and vegetables.
noun 1. an act or instance of making clean: Give the house a good cleaning. 2. Slang. an overwhelming or complete defeat, financial loss, or failure: Our team took a cleaning in yesterday’s game. 3. Informal. killing (def 3). self-cleaning adjective 1. (of an oven, filter, etc) having a mechanism to clean itself cleaning
noun 1. a rectifier consisting of laminated plates of metal, usually iron, that have been coated with selenium on one side, with rectification taking place because the flow of electrons from the conductive metal to the selenium occurs more readily than the flow in the opposite direction.
noun, Electricity. 1. a photovoltaic cell consisting of a thin strip of selenium placed between two metal electrodes. selenium cell noun 1. a photoelectric cell containing a strip of selenium between two metal electrodes