a city in E Ukraine, W of Lugnask.
[stuh-kah-nuh-viz-uh m, stah-hah-no-] /stəˈkɑ nəˌvɪz əm, stɑˈhɑ nɒ-/ noun 1. a method for increasing production by rewarding individual initiative, developed in the Soviet Union in 1935. Stakhanovism /stæˈkænəˌvɪzəm/ noun 1. (in the former Soviet Union) a system designed to raise production by offering incentives to efficient workers
[stuh-kah-nuh-vahyt, -kan-uh-] /stəˈkɑ nəˌvaɪt, -ˈkæn ə-/ noun 1. a worker in the Soviet Union who regularly surpassed production quotas and was specially honored and rewarded. adjective 2. of or relating to a Stakhanovite or to Stakhanovism.
noun 1. a stick or post pointed at one end for driving into the ground as a boundary mark, part of a fence, support for a plant, etc. 2. a post to which a person is bound for execution, usually by burning. 3. the stake, the punishment of death by burning: Joan of Arc was […]
[stuh-lak-tuh-fawrm] /stəˈlæk təˌfɔrm/ adjective 1. resembling or shaped like a stalactite.