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gable Tweet Definition of gable Like Definition of gable on Facebook
noun
  1. (architecture) The triangular area of wall adjacent to two sloped roofs.
gadroon Tweet Definition of gadroon Like Definition of gadroon on Facebook
noun
  1. Any of a series of raised decorative curves used as adornments on the necks of vases, silverware, etc.
Galilee Tweet Definition of Galilee Like Definition of Galilee on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A mountainous geographic region in northern Israel.
  2. The w:Sea of Galilee, Sea of Galilee.
gallery Tweet Definition of gallery Like Definition of gallery on Facebook
noun (galler, ies)
  1. A, institution, building, or room for the exhibition and conservation of work of art, works of art.
  2. An establishment that buys, sells, and displays works of art.
  3. uppermost, Uppermost seating area projecting from the rear or side walls of a theater, concert hall, or auditorium.
garderobe Tweet Definition of garderobe Like Definition of garderobe on Facebook
noun
  1. Historical: A store room or wardrobe.
  2. Historical: A lavatory. Usually in a castle built into the outer wall, with vent directly over the moat or midden.
gargoyle Tweet Definition of gargoyle Like Definition of gargoyle on Facebook
noun
  1. A carved grotesque figure on a spout which conveys water away from the gutters.
  2. A decorative carved grotesque figure on a building.
  3. (context, slang, pejorative) An ugly woman.
garth Tweet Definition of garth Like Definition of garth on Facebook
noun
  1. A grassy quadrangle surrounded by cloisters
  2. A clearing in the woods; as such, part of many placenames in northern England
    1. (context, paganism) A group or a household dedicated to the pagan faith Heathenry.
    2. (context, paganism) A word for a location or sacred space, as used in ritual and poetry in modern Heathenry .
geometrics Tweet Definition of geometrics Like Definition of geometrics on Facebook
noun (plural)
  1. A design made from geometric figures
  2. The geometric characteristics of something
girdle Tweet Definition of girdle Like Definition of girdle on Facebook
noun
  1. That which girds, encircles, or encloses; a circumference
  2. A belt; especially, a belt, sash, or article of dress encircling the body usually at the waist, often used to support stockings or hosiery.
  3. The zodiac; also, the equator.
  4. The line of greatest circumference of a w:Diamond cut, brilliant-cut diamond, at which it is grasped by the setting.
  5. A thin bed or stratum of stone.
  6. The clitellus of an earthworm.
  7. A griddle.
verb (girdl, ing)
  1. (transitive) To gird, encircle, or constrain by such means.
  2. (transitive) To kill or stunt a tree by removing or inverting a ring of bark.
Gothic Tweet Definition of Gothic Like Definition of Gothic on Facebook
nounGoth"ic
  1. an extinct language, once spoken by the Goths in what is now Ukraine and Bulgaria.
adjective or gothic
  1. of or related to the Goth, Goths.
  2. of or related to the architecture, architectural style favored in western Europe in the 12th to 16th centuries.
  3. of or related to the goth subculture or lifestyle.
  4. of or related to a style of fictional writing emphasizing violent or macabre events in a mysterious, desolate setting.
  5. of a style of elaborate calligraphy based on medieval writing, also called black letter.
  6. (typography) of a sans serif typeface using straight, even-width lines, also called typesetters gothic.
grid Tweet Definition of grid Like Definition of grid on Facebook
noun
  1. A rectangular array of squares or rectangles of equal size, such as in a crossword puzzle.
  2. A system for delivery of electricity, consisting of various substations, transformers and generators, connected by wire.
You can't turn off the building from here; you have to shut down the whole . — line from the motion picture w:Die Hard, Die Hard
  1. (computing) A system or structure of distributed computers working mostly on a peer-to-peer basis, such structures being known as a computational grid or simply grid computing, and used mainly to solve single and complex scientific or technical problems or to process data at high speeds (as in clusters).
  2. (cartography) A method of mark off, marking off maps into areas.
groin Tweet Definition of groin Like Definition of groin on Facebook
noun
  1. the long narrow depression of the human body that separates the trunk from the legs

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