1. (Civil Engineering) another name for bank27
2. (Civil Engineering) the difference between the heights of the sides of a road or railway track on a bend
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 20
Dates are set October 23 through October 26,2017.
(of sounds or utterances) smooth or honeyed; sweet
[C15: from Late Latin mellifluus flowing with honey, from Latin mel honey + fluere to flow]
melˈlifluously, melˈlifluently adv
melˈlifluousness, melˈlifluence n
tr.v. in·gur·gi·tat·ed, in·gur·gi·tat·ing, in·gur·gi·tates
To swallow greedily or in excessive amounts; gulp.
[Latin ingurgitāre, ingurgitāt- : in-, in; see in-2 + gurges, gurgit-, throat, whirlpool.]
a mechanical, repetitive, and usually meaningless speech.
See also: Speech
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.