Word:

English

Eng´lish
a.1.Of or pertaining to England, or to its inhabitants, or to the present so-called Anglo-Saxon race.
English bond
(Arch.) See Congou.
English horn
(Mus.) See Corno Inglese.
English walnut
(Bot.) See under Walnut.
n.1.Collectively, the people of England; English people or persons.
2.The language of England or of the English nation, and of their descendants in America, India, and other countries.
3.A kind of printing type, in size between Pica and Great Primer. See Type.
4.(Billiards) A twist or spinning motion given to a ball in striking it that influences the direction it will take after touching a cushion or another ball.
The King's English
See under King.
v. t.1.To translate into the English language; to Anglicize; hence, to interpret; to explain.
[imp. & p. p. Englished ; p. pr. & vb. n. Englishing.]
Those gracious acts . . . may be Englished more properly, acts of fear and dissimulation.
- Milton.
Caxton does not care to alter the French forms and words in the book which he was Englishing.
- T. L. K. Oliphant.
2.(Billiards) To strike (the cue ball) in such a manner as to give it in addition to its forward motion a spinning motion, that influences its direction after impact on another ball or the cushion.
Noun1.English - an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the Commonwealth countries
2.English - the people of England
3.English - the discipline that studies the English language and literature
4.English - (sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist
Synonyms: side
Adj.1.English - of or relating to or characteristic of England or its culture; "English history"; "the English landed aristocracy"; "English literature"
1.English - (Obsolete) The source code for a program, which may be in any language, as opposed to the linkable or executable binary produced from it by a compiler. The idea behind the term is that to a real hacker, a program written in his favourite programming language is at least as readable as English. Usage: mostly by old-time hackers, though recognisable in context.
2.English - The official name of the database language used by the Pick operating system, actually a sort of crufty, brain-damaged SQL with delusions of grandeur. The name permits marketroids to say "Yes, and you can program our computers in English!" to ignorant suits without quite running afoul of the truth-in-advertising laws.

["Exploring the Pick Operating System", J.E. Sisk et al, Hayden 1986].
Abnaki, Afghan, Afghani, Afrikaans, Ainu, Akan, Akkadian, Albanian, Aleut, Algonquin, Amharic, Andaman, Annamese, Anzanite, Apache, Arabic, Aramaic, Araucanian, Arawak, Armenian, Assamese, Austral, Avestan, Aymara, Aztec, Balinese, Baluchi, Bashkir, Basque, Batak, Bellacoola, Bengali, Berber, Bhili, Bihari, Bikol, Bini, Blackfoot, Brahui, Buginese, Burmese, Burushaski, Buryat, Byelorussian, Cantonese, Carolinian, Castilian, Catalan, Cham, Cheremis, Cherokee, Chibcha, Chin, Chinese, Chuvash, Coptic, Cornish, Cuman, Czech, Dafla, Dalmatian, Danish, Dinka, Dutch, Dyak, Edo, Efatese, Egyptian, Elamitic, Eskimo, Estonian, Ethiopic, Euskarian, Ewe, Faeroese, Faliscan, Fijian, Finnish, Flemish, Fox, French, Frisian, Fula, Fulani, Gadaba, Gaelic, Galcha, Galla, Garo, Gaulish, Geez, Georgian, German, Gold, Goldi, Gondi, Gothic, Greek, Guanche, Guarani, Gypsy, Haida, Haitian Creole, Hausa, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindustani, Hittite, Ho, Hopi, Hottentot, Iban, Ibanag, Ibo, Icelandic, Igorot, Illyrian, Irish, Italian, Ivatan, Kachin, Kafiri, Kalmuck, Kamasin, Kamchadal, Kanarese, Kara-Kalpak, Karamojong, Karankawa, Karelian, Kashmiri, Kashubian, Keres, Ket, Khamti, Kharia, Khasi, Khmer, Khondi, Khosa, Khowar, Kickapoo, Kiowa Apache, Kirghiz, Kiriwina, Kodagu, Kohistani, Koiari, Kolami, Komi, Konkani, Korean, Korwa, Koryak, Kui, Kuki, Kumyk, Kunama, Kurdish, Kurukh, Kutchin, Kutenai, Ladino, Lahnda, Lampong, Lamut, Lao, Lapp, Latin, Latvian, Lettish, Libyan, Ligurian, Limbu, Lithuanian, Livonian, Low German, Lusatian, Luwian, Lycian, Lydian, Macedonian, Madurese, Magyar, Malagasy, Malay, Malayalam, Maltese, Manchu, Mandarin, Mandingo, Mangarevan, Manobo, Manx, Maori, Marathi, Maya, Meithei, Mende, Messapian, Middle English, Middle Greek, Middle High German, Middle Persian, Mishmi, Mishongnovi, Misima, Miskito, Mon, Mongolian, Mordvin, Mordvinian, Moro, Mru, Muong, Mura, Murmi, Muskogee, Naga, Nepali, Newari, Ngala, Ngbaka, Niasese, Nicobarese, Niuean, Nogai, Nootka, Norwegian, Oraon, Oriya, Oscan, Osmanli, Ossetic, Ostyak, Pahlavi, Palaic, Palau, Palaung, Pali, Pampango, Pangasinan, Pashto, Paya, Persian, Phrygian, Plattdeutsch, Polabian, Polish, Portuguese, Prakrit, Punic, Punjabi, Quechua, Romaic, Romansh, Romany, Russian, Ruthenian, Sabellian, Saharan, Sakai, Samoan, Sanskrit, Sardinian, Sasak, Selung, Serbo-Croatian, Shan, Shilha, Shluh, Siamese, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovene, Slovenian, Sogdian, Sorbian, Soyot, Spanish, Sumerian, Susian, Swahili, Swedish, Syriac, Syryenian, Tagalog, Tagula, Tahitian, Tajiki, Takelma, Tamashek, Tamaulipec, Tavgi, Taw-Sug, Tigre, Tipura, Tocharian, Toda, Tuareg, Tulu, Tungus, Turkish, Turkoman, Uighur, Umbrian, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Visayan, Vote, Votyak, Wa, Welsh, White Russian, Xhosa, Yakut, Yiddish, Yoruba, Yurak, Zenaga, Zulu, construe, render, transcribe, translate, transliterate, turn into
Browse
engineer's chain
Engineering
engineering school
engineering science
Engineman
Enginer
Enginery
Enginous
Engird
Engirdle
Engirt
Engiscope
Englaimed
England
Engle
Engleshire
-- English --
English bean
English bond
English breakfast tea
English bulldog
English cavalry saddle
English Channel
English Civil War
English class
English cocker spaniel
English daisy
English department
English elm
English foxhound
English hawthorn
English horn
English iris
Index: # 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

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home