[sem-i-puh-lah-tinsk; Russian syi-myi-puh-lah-tyinsk] /ˌsɛm ɪ pəˈlɑ tɪnsk; Russian syɪ myɪ pʌˈlɑ tyɪnsk/
a city in NE Kazakhstan, on the Irtysh River.
a city in NE Kazakhstan on the Irtysh River; an important communications centre. Pop: 282 000 (2005 est)
adjective 1. partially or imperfectly palmate, as a bird’s foot; half-webbed. adjective 1. (of the feet of some birds) having the front three toes partly webbed
noun 1. a New World plover, Charadrius semipalmatus, having a black ring around the chest and semipalmate feet, inhabiting beaches and salt marshes.
noun 1. a common North American sandpiper, Calidris pusillus, having semipalmate feet.
noun, plural paralyses [puh-ral-uh-seez] /pəˈræl əˌsiz/ (Show IPA) 1. Pathology. a loss or impairment of voluntary movement in a body part, caused by injury or disease of the nerves, brain, or spinal cord. a disease characterized by this, especially palsy. 2. a state of helpless stoppage, inactivity, or inability to act: The strike caused a […]
verb (used with object), paralyzed, paralyzing. 1. to affect with paralysis. 2. to bring to a condition of helpless stoppage, inactivity, or inability to act: The strike paralyzed communications. paralyze par·a·lyze (pār’ə-līz’) v. par·a·lyzed, par·a·lyz·ing, par·a·lyz·es To affect with paralysis; cause to be paralytic.