Schnabelförmiger Ausguss bei Schenkkannen.
Ursprünglich eine Schaniere (gezogenes Rohr), in mehr oder weniger geschwungener Form, zum Ausgießen von Flüssigkeiten, hauptsächlich bei Silberkorpuswaren.
Bereits ab der Gotik konnte man Schnabelformen, die in zwei Hälften gegossenen und zusammengelötet wurden, erkennen. Ab dem 19. Jh. wurden nur mehr gepresste Teile verwendet. Die Schnabelform unterliegt dem jeweiligen Zeitstil. Sehr beliebt sind die Schwanenhalsformen.
(Zoologie) Vorgezogenes Mundwerkzeug: 1. die verlängerten u. mit einer Hornscheide überzogenen Kiefer der Vögel, des S.tiers, des S.igels (Ameisenigel); 2. der Stechrüssel der S.kerfe.
ETYM Old Eng. bek, French bec, from Celtic; cf. Gael. and Irish bac, bacc, hook, W. bach.
1. Horny projecting jaws of a bird; SYN. bill, neb, nib.
2. Beaklike mouth of e.g. turtles.
3. (US) Informal terms for the nose; SYN. honker, hooter, nozzle, snoot, snout, schnozzle.
Horn-covered projecting jaws of a bird, or other horny jaws such as those of the tortoise or octopus. The beaks of birds are adapted by shape and size to specific diets.
Bill-broker, dealer in bills of exchange. bill of adventure, declaration that merchandise shipped is not property of shipowner, whose liability is limited to safe delivery. bill of costs, solicitor's account of charges. bill of exchange, negotiable order to pay cash on or before certain date. bill of health, statement of health, especially as to infectious diseases, of persons aboard ship. bill of indictment, statement of accusation in criminal court. bill of lading, acknowledgment by ship's master that goods have been received on board, and promise of safe delivery. bill of sale, document transferring title to goods, especially as security for loan. bill of sight, outline description of goods being imported. bill of sufferance, permission to load or unload at certain ports without payment of duty. true bill, statement by grand jury that there was a prima facie case against accused.
1. A statement of money owed for goods or services; SYN. account, invoice.
2. A list of particulars (as a playbill or bill of fare).
3. A piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); SYN. note, government note, bank bill, banker's bill, bank note, banknote, Federal Reserve note, greenback.
4. A statute in draft before it becomes law; SYN. measure.
5. The entertainment offered at a public presentation.
6. A long-handled saw with a curved blade; SYN. billhook.
7. A brim (of a hat) that projects to the front to shade the eyes; SYN. peak, eyeshade, visor, vizor.
ETYM Cf. Swed. spruta a squirt, a syringe. Related to Spout.
An opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain.
Artur, 1882, 1951, östr. Pianist u. Komponist; Beethoven-, Schubert- u. Brahmsinterpret.
(1882-1951) Austrian pianist, teacher, and composer. He taught music at the Berlin State Academy 1925–30, but settled in the US 1939 where, in addition to lecturing, he composed symphonies and piano works.
He excelled at playing Beethoven and trained many pianists.