[jee-ber] /ˈdʒi bər/
(Jabir ibn Hayyan) 8th-century a.d, Arab alchemist.
Latinized form of Jabir, assumed in honour of Jabir ibn Hayyan by a 14th-century alchemist, probably Spanish: he described the preparation of nitric and sulphuric acids
a valiant man, (1 Kings 4:19), one of Solomon’s purveyors, having jurisdiction over a part of Gilead, comprising all the kingdom of Sihon and part of the kingdom of Og (Deut. 2; 31).
cisterns, (rendered “pits,” Jer. 14:3; “locusts,” Isa. 33:4), a small place north of Jerusalem, whose inhabitants fled at the approach of the Assyrian army (Isa. 10:31). It is probably the modern el-Isawiyeh.
/ˌɡɛbrəsəˈlæsɪ/ noun 1. Haile (ˈhaɪlɪ). born 1973, Ethiopian athlete; won gold medals in the 10,000 metres at the Olympics (1996, 2000) and in four consecutive World Championships (1993–99)
global environmental change
[gek-oh] /ˈgɛk oʊ/ noun, plural geckos, geckoes. 1. any of numerous small, mostly nocturnal tropical lizards of the family Gekkonidae, usually having toe pads that can cling to smooth surfaces: the largest species, Gekko gecko, is sometimes kept as a pet. /ˈɡɛkəʊ/ noun (pl) -os, -oes 1. any small insectivorous terrestrial lizard of the family […]