a vault or chamber under the ground, especially in a church.
an underground chamber, such as a church crypt, often with a vaulted ceiling
noun 1. a small, open container made of china, glass, metal, etc., usually having a handle and used chiefly as a receptable from which to drink tea, soup, etc. 2. the bowllike part of a goblet or the like. 3. a cup with its contents. 4. the quantity contained in a cup. 5. a unit […]
verb (used with object) 1. to form into coils or ringlets, as the hair. 2. to form into a spiral or curved shape; coil. 3. to adorn with, or as with, curls or ringlets. verb (used without object) 4. to grow in or form curls or ringlets, as the hair. 5. to become curved or […]
undercurrent [uhn-der-kur-uh nt, -kuhr-] /ˈʌn dərˌkɜr ənt, -ˌkʌr-/ Examples Word Origin noun 1. a tendency underlying or at variance with the obvious or superficial significance of words, actions, etc.: Even in his friendliest remarks, one could sense an undercurrent of hostility. 2. a current, as of air or water, that flows below the upper currents […]
verb (used with object), undercut, undercutting. 1. to cut under or beneath. 2. to cut away material from so as to leave a portion overhanging, as in carving or sculpture. 3. to offer goods or services at a lower price or rate than (a competing price or rate) or than that of (a competitor). 4. […]