[yook-sin, -sahyn] /ˈyuk sɪn, -saɪn/
of or relating to the Black Sea.
archaic name for the Black Sea, from Latin Pontus Euxinus, from Greek Pontos Euxenios, literally “the hospitable sea,” a euphemism for Pontos Axeinos, “the inhospitable sea.”
According to Room, The Old Persian name for the sea was akhshaena, literally “dark,” probably in reference to the sudden, dangerous storms that make the sea perilous to sailors and darken its face, and the Greeks took this untranslated as Pontos Axeinos, which was interpeted as the similar-sounding Greek word axenos “inhospitable.” Thus the modern English name could reflect the Old Persian one.
1. . 1. Also, EV. electric vehicle. 2. (of the Bible) English Version. abbreviation 1. electronvolt abbreviation 1. English Version (of the Bible) eV or ev abbr. electron volt eV Abbreviation of electron volt electron volt
1. Also, EV. electric vehicle. 2. (of the Bible) English Version.
[ee-vuh] /ˈi və/ noun 1. a female given name, form of . Aerospace. 1. extravehicular activity. abbreviation 1. extravehicular activity 1. A toy ALGOL-like language used in “Formal Specification of Programming Languages: A Panoramic Primer”, F.G. Pagan, P-H 1981. 2. Explicit Vector Language. extravehicular activity
[ih-vak-yoo-uh nt] /ɪˈvæk yu ənt/ Medicine/Medical adjective 1. ; promoting thorough , especially from the bowels; cathartic; purgative. noun 2. an evacuant medicine or agent; cathartic; purgative. /ɪˈvækjʊənt/ adjective 1. serving to promote excretion, esp of the bowels noun 2. an evacuant agent evacuant e·vac·u·ant (ĭ-vāk’yōō-ənt) adj. Causing evacuation, especially of the bowels; purgative. n. […]
[ih-vak-yoo-eyt] /ɪˈvæk yuˌeɪt/ verb (used with object), evacuated, evacuating. 1. to leave empty; vacate. Synonyms: empty, void, drain. 2. to remove (persons or things) from a place, as a dangerous place or disaster area, for reasons of safety or protection: to evacuate the inhabitants of towns in the path of a flood. 3. to remove […]