a short piece of ribbon folded into a loop and secured with a pin, worn as a sign of support for a cause or issue
Awareness ribbons are now in the form of magnetized bumper stickers.
See awareness band
the state or condition of being aware; having knowledge; consciousness: The object of the information drive is to raise awareness of what spreads HIV/AIDS. having knowledge; conscious; cognizant: aware of danger. informed; alert; knowledgeable; sophisticated: She is one of the most politically aware young women around. adjective (postpositive) foll by of. having knowledge; cognizant: aware […]
noun See mancala
Nautical. just level with or scarcely above the surface of the water, so that waves break over the top. overflowing with water, as the upper deck of a ship in a heavy sea. covered with water. washing about; tossed about by the waves. covered, filled, or crowded: streets awash with shoppers; a garden awash in […]
a river in E Ethiopia, flowing NE through the Great Rift Valley to near the Djibouti border. 500 miles (805 km) long. adverb, adjective (postpositive) (nautical) at a level even with the surface of the sea washed over by the waves adj. 1825, originally nautical, “on the level of, flush with,” from a- (1) “on” […]