- Of or pertaining to galvanoplasty.
- The process of galvanize, galvanizing, of coating with a thin layer of metal by electrochemical means.
noun (plural: gathers)
- A plait or fold in cloth, made by drawing a thread through it; a pucker.
- The inclination forward of the axle journals to keep the wheels from working outward.
- The soffit or under surface of the masonry required in gathering. See Gather, v. t., 7.
- To bring together; to collect, as a number of separate things, into one place, or into one aggregate body; to assemble; to muster; to congregate.
- To pick out and bring together from among what is of less value; to collect, as a harvest; to harvest; to cull; to pick off; to pluck.
- To accumulate by collecting and saving little by little; to amass; to gain; to heap up.
- To bring closely together the parts or particles of; to contract; to compress; to bring together in folds or plaits, as a garment; also, to draw together, as a piece of cloth by a thread; to pucker; to plait; as, to gather a ruffle.
- To derive, or deduce, as an inference; to collect, as a conclusion, from circumstances that suggest, or arguments that prove; to infer; to conclude.
- I you mean I'm ignorant rather than stupid.
- To gain; to win.
- To bring together, or nearer together, in masonry, as where the width of a fireplace is rapidly diminished to the width of the flue, or the like.
- To haul in; to take up; as, to gather the slack of a rope.
- To come together; to collect; to unite; to become assembled; to congregate.
- To grow larger by accretion; to increase.
- To concentrate; to come to a head, as a sore, and generate pus; as, a boil has gathered.
- To collect or bring things together.
- A meeting or get-together; a party or social function.
- I met her at a of engineers and scientists.
- A group of people or things.
- A gathering of fruit.
- present continuous of gather; collecting or bringing together
- She enjoyed wildflowers.
- A precious stone, usually of substantial monetary value or prized for its beauty or shine.
- (figurative) any precious or highly valued thing or person
- She's an absolute gem.
- (obsolete) a gemma or leaf-bud
- a type of geometrid moth, Orthonama obstipata
- (obsolete) The spirit; the soul of man.
- Then gives her grieved thus to lament. — Spenser
- The disembodied soul; the soul or spirit of a deceased person; a spirit appearing after death; an apparition; a specter.
- The mighty ghosts of our great Harrys rose. — Shakespeare.
- I thought that I had died in sleep/And was a blessed . — Coleridge
- Any faint shadowy semblance; an unsubstantial image; a phantom; a glimmering.
- not a of a chance
- the of an idea
- Each separate dying ember wrought its upon the floor. — Poe
- A false image formed in a telescope, camera, or other optical device by reflection from the surfaces of one or more lenses.
- An unwanted image similar to and overlapping or adjacent to the main one on a television screen, caused by the transmitted image being received both directly and via reflection.
- A ghostwriter.
- A horizontal structural member of post and beam architecture, typically attached to bridge two or more vertical members such as corner posts.
- To bind horizontally, as with a belt or girdle.
- Past tense of to gird
- Etymology 1, gird.
- Past participle of to gird
- Etymology 2, gird.
adjective or gothic
- an extinct language, once spoken by the Goths in what is now Ukraine and Bulgaria.
- of or related to the Goth, Goths.
- of or related to the architecture, architectural style favored in western Europe in the 12th to 16th centuries.
- of or related to the goth subculture or lifestyle.
- of or related to a style of fictional writing emphasizing violent or macabre events in a mysterious, desolate setting.
- of a style of elaborate calligraphy based on medieval writing, also called black letter.
- (typography) of a sans serif typeface using straight, even-width lines, also called typesetters gothic.
verb (grangeriz, ing)
- To illustrate a book with pictures taken from published sources, such as by clipping them out for one's own use.
- (mathematics) paper ruled into small squares, usually of equal size, for use in drawing graphs, or other charts
verb (guillotin, ing)
- A machine used for the application of capital punishment by decapitation, consisting of a tall upright frame from which is suspended a heavy diagonal-edged blade.
- A machine used for cutting stacks of paper to straight edges, usually by means of a hinged blade attached to a flat platform.
- A cloture; a motion that debate be ended and a vote taken.
- (transitive) To execute, cut or cut short (a person, a stack of paper or a debate) by use of a guillotine.
- genitourinary medicine