- A formal gesture done in honor of someone or something, usually with the hand or hands in one of various particular positions.
verb (salutes, saluting, saluted)
- The soldiers greeted the dignitaries with a crisp .
- Any action done for the purpose of honor or tribute .
- The orchestra performed the concert as a to Gershwin.
- To make a gesture in honor of someone or something.
- They saluted the flag as it passed in the parade.
- To act in thanks, honor, or tribute; to thank or extend gratitude.
- I would like to the many dedicated volunteers that make this project possible.
- (context, numismatics) A small Anglo-Saxon coin, especially one made of silver.
- The old currency of Autria, divided into 100 groschen
- a small medieval bag used to carry food, money, utensils etc.
- A Japanese coin, worth about one half of a cent.
- A unit of currency equivalent to a hundredth of a Samoan tala
- A unit of currency equivalent to a hundredth of a Tongan pa'anga
- A subdivision of currency, equal to a 1/100th of an Estonian kroon
- past tense of to send
- A subdivision of currency, equal to a 1/100th of a Lesotho loti.
- (historical) Any of various small gold coins minted in Italy and Turkey.
- 1883: w:Robert Louis Stevenson, Robert Louis Stevenson, w:Treasure Island, Treasure Island
- : English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Georges, and Louises, doubloons and double guineas and moidores and sequins, the pictures of all the kings of Europe for the last hundred years, strange Oriental pices stamped with what looked like wisps of string or its of spider's web, round pieces and square pieces, and pieces bored through the middle, as if to ware them round your neck - nearly every variety of money in the world must, I think, have found a place in that collection...
- A sparkling spangle used for the decoration of ornate clothing.
- Having tooth-like projections on one side, as in a saw.
- Many click beetles have antennae.
- (botany) (qualifier, leaves) Having tooth-like projections pointed away from the petiole.
- an ancient Roman coin made of bronze or silver, equalling a quarter of a denarius
- 1985: For him I must convert one of my sheep or goats to sesterces and slaughter another for his entertainment. " Anthony Burgess, Kingdom of the Wicked
- (constellation) A dim spring constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a sextant. It lies south of the constellation of Leo.
noun (pl=shekels or shekalim)
- A currency unit of both ancient and modern Israel.
- (context, informal) money.
- An ancient unit of weight equivalent to one-fiftieth of a mina.
noun (shekels, pl2=shekalim)
- A currency unit of both ancient and modern Israel.
- (context, informal) money.
- A coin formerly used in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta, Australia, New Zealand and many other Commonwealth countries.
- Worth twelve old pence or one twentieth of a pound sterling.
- The currency of Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda.
- present continuous or participle form of shill.
- (defn, English)
- (uncountable) A lustrous, white, metallic element, atomic number 47, atomic weight 107.87, symbol Ag.
- (collectively) Coins made from silver or any similar white metal.
- (collectively) Cutlery, whether silver or made from some other white metal (U.S.: silverware).
- (collectively) Any items made from silver or any other white metal.
- (countable) A shiny gray/grey color/colour.
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- Made from silver.
- Made from another white metal.
- Having a color/colour like silver: a shiny gray/grey.
- (obsolete),(British) a coin worth six old pennies; a tanner
- Have you gor two sixpences for a shilling?
- (obsolete),(British) the value of six old pennies
- Finest Apple's each.
noun (wikipedia, Slug (disambiguation), slug)
verb (slug, g, ed)
- Any of many terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks, having no (or only rudimentary) shell
- (physics, rarely used) the Imperial (English) unit of mass that accelerates by 1 foot per second squared (1 ft/sÂ²) when a force of one pound-force (lbf) is exerted on it.
- A discrete quantity of one fluid that flows though the line surrounded by another.
- A bullet.
- A counterfeit coin, especially one used to steal from vending machines.
- A shot of a drink, usually alcoholic.
- A title, name or header
- (slang) A lazy person, a sluggard.
- (context, television editing) A black screen
- (context, typesetting) A piece of typemetal imprinted by a Linotype machine; also a black mark placed in the margin to indicate an error
- To drink quickly; to gulp.
- To down a shot.
- (transitive) To hit very hard.
- He insulted my mother, so I slugged him.
- The batter slugged the ball out of the park.
- (historical) An Italian coin, formerly one-twelfth of a lira.
- 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 647:
- :That's twelve soldi. I'd be lucky to get as much as a franc for one painting.
- The line between the numerator and the denominator of a fraction.
- A forward slash or virgule.
- A late Roman gold coin (after 3rd Century CE); a bezant.
- (context, chemistry, physics) a line, in a phase diagram, below which a given substance is a stable solid.
- An old French copper coin.
- A monarch; the ruler of a country.
- One who is not a subject to a ruler or nation.
- A gold coin minted by the United Kingdom.
- A very large champagne bottle with the capacity of about 25 liters, equivalent to 33â…“ standard bottles.
- Exercising power of rule.
- Exceptional in quality.
- A group of plants or animals having similar appearance.
- This of rock is unique to the area.
- (context, biology, taxonomy) A rank in the classification of organisms, below genus and above subspecies; a taxon at that rank
- Darwin, On the Origin of Species:
- : Hence, in determining whether a form should be ranked as a or a variety, the opinion of naturalists having sound judgment and wide experience seems the only guide to follow.
- (chemistry) A specific known or unknown element, molecule, radical or ion; used commonly when the entity's status as an element, molecule etc. is unknown.
- A gold, silver or electrum coin of ancient Greece.
- (given name, female)
- short for the beer brand w:Stella Artois, Stella Artois TM
:I'm going to have a few Stellas tonight
- the currency of the United Kingdom; especially the pound
- former British gold or silver coinage of a standard fineness: for gold 0.91666 and for silver 0.925.
- sterling silver, or articles made from this material
- of, or relating to British currency, or the former British coinage
- of, relating to, or made from sterling silver
- high quality
- (historical) A small Dutch coin worth one twentieth of a guilder.
- Anything of small value.
- 1761: "Tis not worth a single , said the bandy-leg'd drummer " Laurence Sterne, The Life & Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, vol. 4 (Penguin 2003, p. 223)
noun (stotink, i)
- a unit of currency in Bulgaria, equal to one-hundredth of a lev
- (baseball) a status resulting from a batter swinging and missing a pitch, or having a pitch pass over home plate at a height between a batter's shoulders and knees, or hitting a ball into foul territory without being caught
- (bowling) the act of knocking down all ten pins in on the first roll of a frame
- a work stoppage
- a blow or application of physical force against something
- (finance) In an option contract, the price at which the holder buys or sells if they choose to exercise the option.
- An old English measure of corn equal to the bushel.
verb (strikes, striking, struck, struck or stricken)
- 1882: The sum is also used for the quarter, and the for the bushel. — James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 4, p. 207.
- (cricket) the status of being the batsman that the bowler is bowling at
- To delete or cross out; to scratch or eliminate.
- Please the last sentence.
- To hit.
- Strike the door sharply with your foot and see if it comes loose.
- To stop working to achieve better working conditions.
- The workers struck for a week before the new contract went through.
- (obsolete) To surrender (strike one's colors)
- To impress, seem or appear.
- Golf has always struck me as a waste of time.
- To manufacture, as by stamping.
- ''We will a medal in your honour
- (nautical) To haul down, or lower a mast, a flag or cargo etc
- (nautical) To capitulate: to signal a surrender by hauling down the colours.
- The constitutional capital of Bolivia.
- The currency, monetary unit of Guinea between 1971 and 1985, subdivided into 100 cauris.