ETYM Latin, from hiare, hiatum, to gape; akin to Eng. yawn. Related to Yawn.
(Irregular plural: hiatuses).
1. A gap, in time or in space.
2. An opening; an aperture; a gap; a chasm; esp., a defect in a manuscript, where some part is lost or effaced; a space where something is wanting; a break.
Gap; pause, especially between vowels.
Sinonimi: Baron Snow of Leicester · C · C. P. Snow · Charles Percy Snow · Snow · blow · coke · nose candy · snowfall
1. A layer of snowflakes (white crystals of frozen water) covering the ground.
2. Precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals; SYN. snowfall.
Precipitation in the form of soft, white, crystalline flakes caused by the condensation in air of excess water vapor below freezing point. Light reflecting in the crystals, which have a basic hexagonal (six-sided) geometry, gives snow its white appearance.
white / waɪt /
Množina reči white je whites.
A member of the Caucasoid race; Also called: white person, Caucasian.
1. The quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black); SYN. whiteness.
2. (Chess or checkers) The lighter-colored pieces.
ETYM AS. hwîtness.
1. The quality or state of being white; white color, or freedom from darkness or obscurity on the surface.
2. Want of a sanguineous tinge; paleness; as from terror, grief, etc.
3. Freedom from stain or blemish; purity; cleanness.