Beelingo.com

English Dictionary

  • Hide translation

 nonmetal nonmetal /ˈnɒnˈmɛtəl/

adjective

  1. Not containing, resembling or characteristic of a metal  ( nonmetal , nonmetallic )
    not containing, resembling or characteristic of a metal
     Nonmetallic elements
    nonmetallic elements

noun

  1. A chemical element lacking typical metallic properties  ( nonmetal )
    a chemical element lacking typical metallic properties
     Oxygen is an example of a nonmetal, as it doesn't exhibit metallic properties.
    Oxygen is an example of a nonmetal, as it doesn't exhibit metallic properties.


 flash memory flash memory /flæʃ ˈmɛməri/

noun

  1. Nonvolatile storage that can be electrically erased and programmed anew  ( flash memory )
    nonvolatile storage that can be electrically erased and programmed anew
     Storing photos on a USB stick is possible because of its flash memory.
    Storing photos on a USB stick is possible because of its flash memory.


 circle circle /ˈsɝːkəl/

noun

  1. () Ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point  ( circle )
    ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point
     In the geometry class, the teacher drew a perfect circle with the compass, ensuring that the center was accurately marked.
    In the geometry class, the teacher drew a perfect circle with the compass, ensuring that the center was accurately marked.
  2. () An unofficial association of people or groups  ( set , lot , circle , band )
    an unofficial association of people or groups
     The smart set goes there
    the smart set goes there
     They were an angry lot
    they were an angry lot
  3. () Something approximating the shape of a circle  ( circle )
    something approximating the shape of a circle
     The chairs were arranged in a circle
    the chairs were arranged in a circle
  4. () Movement once around a course  ( circuit , lap , circle )
    movement once around a course
     He drove an extra lap just for insurance
    he drove an extra lap just for insurance
  5. Any circular or rotating mechanism  ( circle , round )
    any circular or rotating mechanism
     The machine punched out metal circles
    the machine punched out metal circles
  6. A curved section or tier of seats in a hall or theater or opera house; usually the first tier above the orchestra  ( circle , dress circle )
    a curved section or tier of seats in a hall or theater or opera house; usually the first tier above the orchestra
     They had excellent seats in the dress circle
    they had excellent seats in the dress circle
  7. Street names for flunitrazepan  ( circle , forget me drug , Mexican valium , R-2 , roach , roofy , rope , rophy )
    street names for flunitrazepan
  8. A road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island  ( circle , rotary , roundabout [British] , traffic circle [ N. American] )
    a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island
     The accident blocked all traffic at the rotary
    the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary

verb

  1. () Travel around something  ( circle )
    travel around something
     Circle the globe
    circle the globe
  2. () Move in a circular path above (someone or something)  ( circle )
    move in a circular path above (someone or something)
     The plane circled, looking for a landing spot
    the plane circled, looking for a landing spot
  3. Form or draw a circle around  ( circle , encircle )
    form or draw a circle around
     Encircle the errors
    encircle the errors


 lining lining /ˈlaɪnɪŋ/

noun

  1. The act of attaching an inside lining (to a garment or curtain etc.)  ( lining )
    the act of attaching an inside lining (to a garment or curtain etc.)
  2. Providing something with a surface of a different material  ( facing , lining )
    providing something with a surface of a different material
  3. A piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment  ( liner , lining )
    a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment
     The coat's lining was silky and soft to the touch
    The coat's lining was silky and soft to the touch
  4. A protective covering that protects an inside surface  ( liner , lining )
    a protective covering that protects an inside surface