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Cummerbunds

ˈkʌm.ə.bʌnd

Meanings of Cummerbunds:

noun

A sash worn around the waist, especially as part of a man's formal evening suit.

Usage examples:

Adding a belt, sash or cummerbund further accentuates the waist.

Cummin

ˈkʌmɪn

Meanings of Cummin:

noun

The aromatic seeds of a plant of the parsley family, used as a spice, especially ground and used in curry powder.

Usage examples:

Add a pinch of cumin

Cummingtonite

ˈkʌmɪŋtənʌɪt

Meanings of Cummingtonite:

noun

A mineral occurring typically as brownish fibrous crystals in some metamorphic rocks. it is a magnesium-rich iron silicate of the amphibole group.

Usage examples:

Accessory chlorite, magnetite or ilmenite, titanite, apatite, partly chloritized biotite, epidote, …

Meanings of Cumquat:

noun

An orange-like fruit related to the citruses, with an edible sweet rind and acid pulp.

Usage examples:

It went nicely with hazelnut ice cream, or poached kumquats, or even a dribbling of sabayon.

Meanings of Cumquats:

noun

An orange-like fruit related to the citruses, with an edible sweet rind and acid pulp.

Usage examples:

It went nicely with hazelnut ice cream, or poached kumquats, or even a dribbling of sabayon.

Meanings of Cumulate:

verb

Gather together and combine.

Usage examples:

The systems cumulate data over a period of years
noun

An igneous rock formed by gravitational settling of particles in a magma.

Usage examples:

They appear to have formed from cumulates in the root of a magma chamber

Cumulated

ˈkjuː.mjʊ.leɪt

Meanings of Cumulated:

adjective

Gathered together and combined.

Usage examples:

One may average the cumulated population sizes over all possible linkage phases
verb

Gather together and combine.

Usage examples:

The systems cumulate data over a period of years

Meanings of Cumulates:

verb

Gather together and combine.

Usage examples:

The systems cumulate data over a period of years
noun

An igneous rock formed by gravitational settling of particles in a magma.

Usage examples:

They appear to have formed from cumulates in the root of a magma chamber

Meanings of Cumulating:

verb

Gather together and combine.

Usage examples:

The systems cumulate data over a period of years
noun

An igneous rock formed by gravitational settling of particles in a magma.

Usage examples:

They appear to have formed from cumulates in the root of a magma chamber

Meanings of Cumulative:

adjective

Increasing or increased in quantity, degree, or force by successive additions.

Usage examples:

The cumulative effect of two years of drought

Cumulatively

ˈkjuːmjʊlətɪvli

Meanings of Cumulatively:

adverb

In a way that increases in quantity, degree, or force by successive additions.

Usage examples:

Success must be measured cumulatively

Cumuli

ˈkjuːmjʊləs

Meanings of Cumuli:

noun

Cloud forming rounded masses heaped on each other above a flat base at fairly low altitude.

Usage examples:

The high cumulus is breaking up to give a lovely summer evening

Cumulonimbus

ˌkjuː.mjə.ləʊˈnɪm.bəs

Meanings of Cumulonimbus:

noun

Cloud forming a towering mass with a flat base at fairly low altitude and often a flat top, as in thunderstorms.

Usage examples:

The development of clouds from fair-weather cumulus to giant cumulonimbus

Cumulus

ˈkjuː.mjə.ləs

Meanings of Cumulus:

noun

Cloud forming rounded masses heaped on each other above a flat base at fairly low altitude.

Usage examples:

The high cumulus is breaking up to give a lovely summer evening

Cuna

ˈkuːnə

Meanings of Cuna:

noun

A member of a central american people of the isthmus of panama.

Usage examples:

Severin also travels into the central american rain forest to mingle with the kuna.
adjective

Relating to the kuna or their language.

Usage examples:

The school, which goes through 12th grade, has kuna teachers but they are paid by the panama govern…

Meanings of Cunas:

noun

A member of a central american people of the isthmus of panama.

Usage examples:

Severin also travels into the central american rain forest to mingle with the kuna.
adjective

Relating to the kuna or their language.

Usage examples:

The school, which goes through 12th grade, has kuna teachers but they are paid by the panama govern…

Cunctation

kʌŋ(k)ˈteɪʃ(ə)n

Meanings of Cunctation:

noun

The action of delaying or putting off doing something.

Usage examples:

We advise you practice no cunctation in preparing for your future.

Cuneate

ˈkjuːnɪət

Meanings of Cuneate:

adjective

Wedge-shaped.

Usage examples:

The cuneate fasciculus covers its nucleus and occupies the area immediately lateral to the gracile …

Cuneiform

ˈkjuː.nɪ.fɔːm

Meanings of Cuneiform:

adjective

Denoting or relating to the wedge-shaped characters used in the ancient writing systems of mesopotamia, persia, and ugarit, surviving mainly on clay tablets.

Usage examples:

A cuneiform inscription
noun

Cuneiform writing.

Usage examples:

A mesopotamian script pre-dating cuneiform

Meanings of Cuneus:

noun

A wedge-shaped lobule of the medial surface of the occipital lobe of the brain, located between the calcarine and parieto-occipital fissures.

Cunjevoi

ˈkʌndʒɪvɔɪ

Meanings of Cunjevoi:

noun

A tall australian plant of the arum family, with edible corms.

Usage examples:

When the latins were here they named it pyura stolonifera, but indigenous and other native-born aus…

Cunner

ˈkʌnə

Meanings of Cunner:

noun

An edible greenish-grey wrasse (fish) which lives along the atlantic coast of north america.

Usage examples:

Wrasses from the coris genera are popular aquarium fishes and two species from the atlantic coast o…

Cunners

ˈkʌnə

Meanings of Cunners:

noun

An edible greenish-grey wrasse (fish) which lives along the atlantic coast of north america.

Usage examples:

Wrasses from the coris genera are popular aquarium fishes and two species from the atlantic coast o…

Cunnilinctus

ˌkʌnɪˈlɪŋɡəs

Meanings of Cunnilinctus:

noun

Stimulation of the female genitals using the tongue or lips.

Meanings of Cunning:

adjective

Having or showing skill in achieving one's ends by deceit or evasion.

Usage examples:

A cunning look came into his eyes
noun

Skill in achieving one's ends by deceit.

Usage examples:

A statesman to whom cunning had come as second nature

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