1. Kolibica, kućica, ćelija;
2. U slobodnom zidarstvu: dvorana ili mesto gde se drže skupštine i sastanci, sama skupština, udruženje slobodnih zidara u jednoj pokrajini ili državi; zasebna ćelija za bolesnike u bolnici za umobolne;
mor. Sobica, kabina;
3. U menažerijama: Kavez za divlje životinje;
4. U Engleskoj: stan za čuvara kapije nekog parka; mala kućica na selu; kancelarija trgovačkog preduzeća, poslovnica, biro. (fr.)
1. Usually rectangular container; may have a lid.
2. The quantity contained in a box; SYN. boxful.
3. A rectangular drawing.
4. Private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance; SYN. loge.
5. The driver's seat on a coach; SYN. box seat.
6. Separate partitioned area in a public place for a few people.
7. Any one of several designated areas on a ball field where the batter or catcher or coaches are positioned.
8. Evergreen shrubs or small trees; SYN. boxwood.
9. A blow with the hand (usually on the ear).
Sinonimi: hunting lodge | indian lodge
ETYM Old Eng. loge, logge, French loge, Late Lat. laubia porch, gallery, from Old High Germ. louba, German laube, arbor, bower, from lab foliage. Related to Leaf, Lobby, Loggia.
1. A small (rustic) house used as a temporary shelter; SYN. hunting lodge.
2. Any of various native American dwellings; SYN. indian lodge.
Vreža, stabljika grožđa.
ETYM French vigne, Latin vinea a vineyard, vine from vineus of or belonging to wine, vinum wine, grapes. Related to Wine, Vignette.
Weak-stemmed plant that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface.
Or grapevine; Any of various climbing woody plants of the genus Vitis, family Vitaceae, especially V. vinifera, native to Asia Minor and cultivated from antiquity. Its fruit is eaten or made into wine or other fermented drinks; dried fruits of certain varieties are known as raisins and currants. Many other species of climbing plant are also termed vines.
ETYM Old Eng. burth, birth, AS. beordt, gebyrd, from beran to bear, bring forth; akin to Dutch geboorte, Old High Germ. burt, giburt, German geburt, Icel. burthr, Skr. bhrti bearing, supporting; cf. Irish and Gael. beirthe born, brought forth. Related to Bear, Berth.
1. The event of being born; SYN. nativity, nascency, nascence.
2. The time when something begins (especially life); or.
Act of producing live young from within the body of female animals. Both viviparous and ovoviviparous animals give birth to young. In viviparous animals, embryos obtain nourishment from the mother via a placenta or other means.
In ovoviviparous animals, fertilized eggs develop and hatch in the oviduct of the mother and gain little or no nourishment from maternal tissues. See also pregnancy.
A direct line of descent in reference to a dynasty or to a pedigree among animals. blood-line
In biology, the crossing and selection of animals and plants to change the characteristics of an existing breed or cultivar (variety), or to produce a new one.
Cattle may be bred for increased meat or milk yield, sheep for thicker or finer wool, and horses for speed or stamina. Plants, such as wheat or corn, may be bred for disease resistance, heavier and more rapid cropping, and hardiness to adverse weather.
1. Raising someone to be an accepted member of the community; SYN. bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, nurturing, raising, rearing, upbringing.
2. General education, usually associate with high culture.
3. The production of livestock for human consumption.
4. The production of animals or plants by inbreeding or hybridization.
ETYM Old Eng. linage, French lignage, from Latin linea line. Related to Line.
The descendants of one individual; SYN. line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stock.
ETYM French origine, Latin origo, -iginis, from oriri to rise, become visible; akin to Greek ornynai to stir up, rouse, Skr. or, and perh. to Eng. run.
1. An event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events; SYN. origination, genesis, inception.
2. Properties attributable to one's ancestry; SYN. descent, extraction.
3. The point of intersection of coordinate axes; where the values of the coordinates are all zero.
In mathematics, the point where the x axis meets the y axis. The coordinates of the origin are (0,0).
ETYM Cf. French parentage relationship.
1. The kinship relation of an offspring to the parents; SYN. birth.
ETYM Of unknown origin.
1. Ancestry of a purebred animal; SYN. bloodline.
2. Line of descent of a pure-bred animal.
ETYM as. stocc a stock, trunk, stick; akin to Dutch stok, German stock, Old High Germ. stoc, Icel. stokkr, Swed. stock, Dan. stok, and as. stycce a piece; cf. Skr. tuj to urge, thrust. Related to Stokker, Stucco, and Tuck a rapier.
1. The merchandise that a shop has on hand; SYN. inventory.
2. The capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to partial ownership.
3. The handle of a handgun or the butt end of a rifle or shotgun or part of the support of a machine gun or artillery gun; SYN. gunstock.
4. The reputation and popularity a person has.
5. Wood used in the construction of something.
6. The handle end of some implements or tools.
7. A plant or stem onto which a graft is made; especially a plant grown specifically to provide the root part of grafted plants.
8. Persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant; SYN. caudex.
1. An intense or violent exertion; SYN. straining, stress.
2. Injury to a muscle (often caused by overuse); results in swelling and pain.
3. (Physics) Deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces.
4. Nervousness resulting from mental stress; SYN. mental strain, nervous strain.
The ratio of the change in length to the initial unstressed reference length.
In the science of materials, the extent to which a body is distorted when a deforming force (stress) is applied to it. It is a ratio of the extension or compression of that body (its length, area, or volume) to its original dimensions (see Hooke's law. For example, linear strain is the ratio of the change in length of a body to its original length.