a shallow brackish or saline marsh or lake in N Africa, usually dry during the summer.
a variant spelling of shott
Variant of shott.
shott or chott
A shallow lake or marsh with brackish or saline water, especially in northern Africa. Shotts are dry during the summer, at which time they are also characterized by salt deposits and a lack of vegetation.
[chahch-kuh] /ˈtʃɑtʃ kə/ noun, Slang. 1. . [chahch-kuh] /ˈtʃɑtʃ kə/ noun, Slang. 1. an inexpensive souvenir, trinket, or ornament. n. “tinket, gewgaw,” also (transferred) “pretty girl,” 1964, American English, from Yiddish, from a Slavic source (cf. Russian tsatska). noun A technical foul: The ”T” was absolutely ridiculous (1990s+ Basketball)
- Chota nagpur
/ˈtʃəʊtə ˈnɑːɡpʊə/ noun 1. a plateau in E India, mainly in Jharkhand state since 2000: forested, with rich mineral resources and much heavy industry; produces chiefly lac (world’s leading supplier), coal (half India’s total output), and mica
adjective younger, junior; small or unimportant Word Origin Hindi term
- Christopher sholes
[shohlz] /ʃoʊlz/ noun 1. Christopher Latham [ley-thuh m,, -th uh m] /ˈleɪ θəm,, -ðəm/ (Show IPA), 1819–90, U.S. inventor of the typewriter. /ʃəʊlz/ noun 1. Christopher Latham. 1819–90, US inventor, who invented (1868) the typewriter and sold the patent to the Remington company (1873)
- Christopher strachey
person Professor of Computation at Oxford, England, born 1916, died May 1975. He invented the term “currying”. See also: General Purpose Macro-generator. (1998-06-29)