[gib-uh n] /ˈgɪb ən/
any small, slender, long-armed arboreal anthropoid ape of the genus Hylobates, of the East Indies and southern Asia: all gibbon species are reduced in number and some are very rare.
[gib-uh n] /ˈgɪb ən/
Edward, 1737–94, English historian.
any small agile arboreal anthropoid ape of the genus Hylobates, inhabiting forests in S Asia
Edward. 1737–94, English historian; author of The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1776–88), controversial in its historical criticism of Christianity
Lewis Grassic (ˈɡræsɪk), real name James Leslie Mitchell. 1901–35, Scottish writer: best known for his trilogy of novels Scots Quair (1932–34)
1770, from French gibbon (18c.), supposedly from a word in the French colonies of India but not found in any language there. Brought to Europe by Marquis Joseph-François Dupleix (1697-1763), French governor general in India 1742-54. The surname is Old French Giboin, from Frankish *Geba-win “gift-friend,” or in some cases a diminutive of Gibb, itself a familiar form of Gilbert.
[gib-uh nz] /ˈgɪb ənz/ noun 1. Grinling [grin-ling] /ˈgrɪn lɪŋ/ (Show IPA), 1648–1720, English woodcarver and sculptor, born in the Netherlands. 2. Orlando, 1583–1625, English composer. [gib-uh n] /ˈgɪb ən/ noun 1. any small, slender, long-armed arboreal anthropoid ape of the genus Hylobates, of the East Indies and southern Asia: all gibbon species are reduced […]
[gi-bos-i-tee] /gɪˈbɒs ɪ ti/ noun 1. the state of being . 2. a protuberance or swelling. /ɡɪˈbɒsɪtɪ/ noun (rare) (pl) -ties 1. the state of being gibbous 2. (biology) a bulge or protuberance gibbosity gib·bos·i·ty (gĭ-bŏs’ĭ-tē) n.
[gibz] /gɪbz/ noun 1. James, 1682–1754, Scottish architect and author. 2. Josiah Willard, 1839–1903, U.S. physicist. 3. Oliver Wolcott [woo l-kuh t] /ˈwʊl kət/ (Show IPA), 1822–1908, U.S. chemist and educator. 4. Sir Philip, 1877–1962, English journalist and writer. /ɡɪbz/ noun 1. James. 1682–1754, British architect; his buildings include St Martin’s-in-the-Fields, London (1722–26), and the […]
noun 1. the thermodynamic function of a system that is equal to its enthalpy minus the product of its absolute temperture and entropy: a decrease in the function is equal to the maximum amount of work available exclusive of that due to pressure times volume change during a reversible, isothermal, isobaric process. /ɡɪbz/ noun 1. […]