[doo r-i-kruhst, dyoo r-] /ˈdʊər ɪˌkrʌst, ˈdyʊər-/
a hard crust that forms on or in soil in semiarid climates owing to cementation of soil particles.
Compare , (defs 1, 2).
another name for caliche (sense 2)
[doo r-ing, dyoo r-] /ˈdʊər ɪŋ, ˈdyʊər-/ preposition 1. throughout the duration, continuance, or existence of: He lived in Florida during the winter. 2. at some time or point in the course of: They departed during the night. [doo r, dyoo r] /dʊər, dyʊər/ verb (used with or without object), dured, during. Archaic. 1. . […]
/ˈdɜːkən/ noun 1. (John) Mark. born 1960, Northern Irish politician; leader of the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) from 2001 to 2010
[durk-hahym; French dyr-kem] /ˈdɜrk haɪm; French dürˈkɛm/ noun 1. Émile [ey-meel] /eɪˈmil/ (Show IPA), 1858–1917, French sociologist and philosopher. /ˈdɜːkhaɪm; French dyrkɛm/ noun 1. Émile (emil). 1858–1917, French sociologist, whose pioneering works include De la Division du travail social (1893)
[dur-mast, -mahst] /ˈdɜrˌmæst, -ˌmɑst/ noun 1. a European oak, Quercus petraea, yielding a heavy, elastic wood used for furniture and in the construction of buildings. /ˈdɜːˌmɑːst/ noun 1. Also called sessile oak. a large Eurasian oak tree, Quercus petraea, with lobed leaves and sessile acorns Compare pedunculate oak 2. the heavy elastic wood of this […]