Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[verb jem-uh-neyt; adjective, noun jem-uh-nit, -neyt] /verb ˈdʒɛm əˌneɪt; adjective, noun ˈdʒɛm ə nɪt, -ˌneɪt/

verb (used with or without object), geminated, geminating.
to make or become doubled or paired.
Also, geminated. combined or arranged in pairs; twin; coupled.
Phonetics. a doubled consonant sound.
adjective (ˈdʒɛmɪnɪt; -ˌneɪt)
combined in pairs; doubled: a geminate leaf, a geminate consonant
verb (ˈdʒɛmɪˌneɪt)
to arrange or be arranged in pairs: the “t”s in “fitted” are geminated

“duplicated, found in pairs,” 1590s, from Latin geminatus “twinned, equal,” past participle of geminare “to double, repeat,” related to geminus “twin,” perhaps from PIE *yem- “to pair.” As a verb, from 1630s. Related: Geminated; geminating.

geminate gem·i·nate (jěm’ə-nĭt, -nāt’)
Occurring in pairs.


Read Also:

  • Gemination

    [jem-uh-ney-shuh n] /ˌdʒɛm əˈneɪ ʃən/ noun 1. a doubling; duplication; repetition. 2. Phonetics. the doubling of a consonantal sound. 3. Rhetoric. the immediate repetition of a word, phrase, etc., for rhetorical effect. /ˌdʒɛmɪˈneɪʃən/ noun 1. the act or state of being doubled or paired 2. the doubling of a consonant 3. the immediate repetition of […]

  • Geminga

    /ɡɛˈmiːŋɡa; dʒəˈmiːŋɡə/ noun 1. (astronomy) one of the brightest and nearest gamma-ray sources, situated in the constellation Gemini. A pulsar, it is believed to be a spinning neutron star

  • Gemini

    [jem-uh-nahy, -nee] /ˈdʒɛm əˌnaɪ, -ni/ plural noun, genitive Geminorum [jem-uh-nawr-uh m, -nohr-] /ˌdʒɛm əˈnɔr əm, -ˈnoʊr-/ (Show IPA), for 1. 1. Astronomy. the Twins, a zodiacal constellation between Taurus and Cancer containing the bright stars Castor and Pollux. 2. Astrology. 3. a two-person U.S. spacecraft designed for orbital rendezvous and docking: used in 1965–66 in […]

  • Geminian

    [jem-uh-nahy-uh n, -nee-] /ˌdʒɛm əˈnaɪ ən, -ˈni-/ Astrology noun 1. a person born under the sign of Gemini, usually between May 21st and June 20th. adjective 2. of or relating to the sign of Gemini.

Disclaimer: Geminate definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.