english dictionary definition meaningYesDictionary.com

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   

Lookup English Definition:

German    : [dʒ'ɚmən]
German \Ger"man\, a. [L. Germanus. See {German}, n.]
Of or pertaining to Germany.
[1913 Webster]

{German Baptists}. See {Dunker}.

{German bit}, a wood-boring tool, having a long elliptical
pod and a scew point.

{German carp} (Zool.), the crucian carp.

{German millet} (Bot.), a kind of millet ({Setaria Italica},
var.), whose seed is sometimes used for food.

{German paste}, a prepared food for caged birds.

{German process} (Metal.), the process of reducing copper ore
in a blast furnace, after roasting, if necessary.

{German sarsaparilla}, a substitute for sarsaparilla extract.

{German sausage}, a polony, or gut stuffed with meat partly

{German silver} (Chem.), a silver-white alloy, hard and
tough, but malleable and ductile, and quite permanent in
the air. It contains nickel, copper, and zinc in varying
proportions, and was originally made from old copper slag
at Henneberg. A small amount of iron is sometimes added to
make it whiter and harder. It is essentially identical
with the Chinese alloy {packfong}. It was formerly much
used for tableware, knife handles, frames, cases, bearings
of machinery, etc., but is now largely superseded by other
white alloys.

{German steel} (Metal.), a metal made from bog iron ore in a
forge, with charcoal for fuel.

{German text} (Typog.), a character resembling modern German
type, used in English printing for ornamental headings,
etc., as in the words,
[1913 Webster]

Note: This line is German Text.

{German tinder}. See {Amadou}.
[1913 Webster]

German \Ger"man\, a. [OE. german, germain, F. germain, fr. L.
germanus full, own (said of brothers and sisters who have the
same parents); akin to germen germ. Cf. {Germ}, {Germane}.]
Nearly related; closely akin.
[1913 Webster]

Wert thou a leopard, thou wert german to the lion.
[1913 Webster]

{Brother german}. See {Brother german}.

{Cousins german}. See the Note under {Cousin}.
[1913 Webster]

German \Ger"man\, n.; pl. {Germans}[L. Germanus, prob. of Celtis
1. A native or one of the people of Germany.
[1913 Webster]

2. The German language.
[1913 Webster]

(a) A round dance, often with a waltz movement, abounding
in capriciosly involved figures.
(b) A social party at which the german is danced.
[1913 Webster]

{High German}, the Teutonic dialect of Upper or Southern
Germany, -- comprising Old High German, used from the 8th
to the 11th century; Middle H. G., from the 12th to the
15th century; and Modern or New H. G., the language of
Luther's Bible version and of modern German literature.
The dialects of Central Germany, the basis of the modern
literary language, are often called Middle German, and the
Southern German dialects Upper German; but High German is
also used to cover both groups.

{Low German}, the language of Northern Germany and the
Netherlands, -- including {Friesic}; {Anglo-Saxon} or
{Saxon}; {Old Saxon}; {Dutch} or {Low Dutch}, with its
dialect, {Flemish}; and {Plattdeutsch} (called also {Low
German}), spoken in many dialects.
[1913 Webster]

adj 1: of or pertaining to or characteristic of Germany or its
people or language; "German philosophers"; "German
universities"; "German literature"
n 1: a person of German nationality
2: the standard German language; developed historically from
West Germanic [synonym: {German}, {High German}, {German

\j*r'mn\ A human language written (in latin
alphabet) and spoken in Germany, Austria and parts of

German writing normally uses four non-{ASCII} characters:
"äöüß", the first three have "umlauts" (two dots over the
top): A O and U and the last is a double-S ("scharfes S")
which looks like the Greek letter beta (except in capitalised
words where it should be written "SS"). These can be written
in ASCII in several ways, the most common are ae, oe ue AE OE
UE ss or sz and the {TeX} versions "a "o "u "A "O "U "s.

See also {ABEND}, {blinkenlights}, {DAU}, {DIN}, {gedanken},
{GMD}, {kluge}.

{Usenet} newsgroup: {news:soc.culture.german}.


install english dictionary definition & meaning lookup widget!

english dictionary definition meaning工具:
Select Color:

english dictionary meaning information:
  • German-English dictionary - translation - Langenscheidt
    To translate a German word into English, just type it into the search box to generate a list of possible English translations Alternatively, you can enter English words to find the correct German translation Use the drop-down menu to search not only the German-English dictionary, but all online dictionaries
  • Cambridge English Dictionary: Meanings Definitions
    The most popular dictionary and thesaurus Meanings definitions of words in English with examples, synonyms, pronunciations and translations Cambridge English Dictionary: Meanings Definitions Cambridge dictionaries logo
  • German definition and meaning | Collins English Dictionary
    German means belonging or relating to Germany, or to its people, language, or culture Shares in both German carmakers fell the German government 2 countable noun A German is a person who comes from Germany Horst, a German from Hamburg, was a true original 3 uncountable noun German is the
  • Search definition and meaning | Collins English Dictionary
    Search definition: If you search for something or someone, you look carefully for them | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples English Dictionary Definition of search from the Collins English Dictionary Quick word challenge Question: 1 Score: 0 5 place or plaice?
  • dictionary,english dictionary,english definition,english . . .
    dictionary,english dictionary,english definition,english meaning,english lookup,Name - definition of name by The Free Dictionary english dictionary definition meaningYesDictionary com install english dictionary definition meaning lookup widget!
  • DICTIONARY | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
    dictionary definition: 1 a book that contains a list of words in alphabetical order and explains their meanings, or gives a word for them in another language; an electronic product giving similar information on a computer, smartphone, etc : 2 a book that gives information about a particular… Learn more
  • English | Definition of English at Dictionary. com
    Meaning "English language or literature as a subject at school" is from 1889 As an adjective, "of or belonging to England," from late 13c Old English is from early 13c
  • English German dictionary | translation English German . . .
    A complete dictionary search Get results from both the General dictionary and the Collaborative one through one single interface! As we try to make it easy for you to translate into German the English words and expressions, you are given the possibility to see synonyms of a word, conjugate it and obtain the word pronunciation, or even add another meaning to the English-German dictionary, all
  • English - definition of English by The Free Dictionary
    Define English English synonyms, English pronunciation, English translation, English dictionary definition of English adj 1 Of, relating to, or characteristic of England or its people or culture 2 Of or relating to the English language n 1 The people of England
  • German-English dictionary - translation - bab. la
    German-English dictionary To translate a German word to English enter it into the search field provided above You can also enter words in English to find the German translation in the German-English dictionary By using the drop-down menu you can search not only the German to English dictionary, but all other online dictionaries as well

English Dictionary  2005-2009

|dictionary |Business Directories,Company Directories |ZIP Code,Postal Code