[el-ee] /ˈɛl i/ (Show IPA), 1909–91, U.S. composer.
noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. Electricity. the standard unit of electrical conductance in the International System of Units (SI), equal to the reciprocal of the ohm and replacing the equivalent MKS unit (mho) Abbreviation: S. noun 1. (Ernst) Werner von [ernst ver-nuh r fuh n] /ˈɛrnst ˈvɛr nər fən/ (Show IPA), 1816–92, German […]
noun 1. a city in NW Cambodia, near Angkor.
noun 1. a city in Tuscany, in central Italy, S of Florence: cathedral. noun 1. a walled city in central Italy, in Tuscany: founded by the Etruscans; important artistic centre (13th–14th centuries); university (13th century). Pop: 52 625 (2001)
adjective 1. of or relating to Siena or its people. 2. pertaining to or designating the style of painting developed in Siena during the late 13th and 14th centuries, characterized by a use of Byzantine forms and iconography modified by an increased three-dimensional quality, decorative linear rhythms, and harmonious, although sometimes ornamental, color. noun, plural […]
noun 1. Henryk [hen-rik] /ˈhɛn rɪk/ (Show IPA), 1846–1916, Polish novelist: Nobel prize 1905. noun 1. Henryk (ˈxɛnrik). 1846–1916, Polish novelist. His best-known works are Quo Vadis? (1896), set in Nero’s Rome, and the war trilogy With Fire and Sword (1884), The Deluge (1886), and Pan Michael (1888), set in 17th-century Poland: Nobel prize for […]