noun, Chiefly British.
noun 1. the annual sessions of collective bargaining for wage increases sought by Japanese labor unions each spring.
adjective, Electricity. 1. noting a motor or a generator that has the field circuit connected in parallel with the armature winding. adjective 1. (electrical engineering) (of a motor or generator) having the field and armature circuits connected in parallel Compare series-wound
an enclosure; a wall, a part, probably, of the Arabian desert, on the north-eastern border of Egypt, giving its name to a wilderness extending from Egypt toward Philistia (Gen. 16:7; 20:1; 25:18; Ex.15:22). The name was probably given to it from the wall (or shur) which the Egyptians built to defend their frontier on the […]
noun (Islam) 1. a consultative council or assembly 2. the process of decision-making by consultation and deliberation