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gin 1

Pronunciación: /jin/

sustantivo

1A clear alcoholic spirit distilled from grain or malt and flavored with juniper berries.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Favor clear spirits like vodka and gin over darker-colored alcohols like whiskey, brandy or red wine.
  • The quantities of the common spirits, such as gin, rum, vodka and whisky are controlled too.
  • France had higher tax rates for spirits which were based on grain, such as whisky, rum, gin, and vodka, than those which were based on wine or fruit, such as cognac, Calvados, and Armagnac.
2 (also gin rummy) A two-handed form of the card game rummy in which players are dealt ten cards each and attempt to produce a hand in which the point value of unmatched cards adds up to ten or less.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • It generates revenues by hosting online backgammon, gin rummy and blackjack, as well as staging golf, darts and pool games.
  • As a sideline he was a classical violinist, a master bridge player and a demon at gin rummy, but golf was where he got his kicks.
  • We sat around for a long time playing gin rummy in the hay, when we heard what sounded like a pig's squeal.

Origen

Early 18th century: abbreviation of genever.

Palabras que riman con gin

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gin 2

Pronunciación: /jin/

sustantivo

1A machine for separating cotton from its seeds.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • At the gin, fiber is separated from the seed and cleaned.
  • Roller gins vied with saw gins for the fuzzy-seed market into the 1820s and remained the preferred gin for long-staple cotton.
  • This local textile company has had success with its trial crop of cotton and will now be installing a gin to process the raw material as well.
2A machine for raising and moving heavy weights.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The horse gin was a horse-driven winding machine used to raise coal in tubs or baskets.
3 (also gin trap) A snare for catching game.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • She was rescued by the RSPCA after becoming caught in an illegal gin trap.
  • For the next 33 years he lived in a room under the house and if anyone came near, he speared them with a pitchfork, whacked them over the head with a farming instrument or caught them in a man-sized gin trap.
  • This horrific picture shows a cat lying in enormous distress, her front leg severed by a vicious and illegal gin trap.

verbo (gins, ginning, ginned)

[with object]
1Treat (cotton) in a gin.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The country's largest ginneries were only utilising 24 and 54 per cent of their respective ginning capacity, and only 40 per cent of the seed cotton was ginned into cotton lint.
  • The cooperative ginned a record supply of cotton, topping 16,000 bales.
  • Producers in south-central Kansas are ginning a crop once unheard of in their state.
2Trap (a person or animal) in a gin.

Verbos con partícula

1

gin someone up

US Arouse or intensify strong feelings in someone: the goal of the convention is to gin up the faithful
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • First of all, it gins up the conservative base of the Republican Party.
  • The magazine was reporting the administration had a three point plan to come back after the debacle which included ginning up the base with tax cuts.
  • One would have thought we would have ginned up the intelligence analysts and case officers who were capable of operating in that area.
2

gin something up

US Generate or increase something, especially by dubious or dishonest means: the trade press has ginned up a controversy critics say the program is just a way for big drug companies to gin up demand for their psychiatric drugs
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • No, it gins up bad, sick instincts in people who have these predispositions.
  • When the government gins up martial madness, it's hard to put it back in the bottle.
  • Corporate boards have essentially created what amounts to a perpetual motion pay machine that year in and year out gins up millions in executive compensation, no matter what may be happening economically in the real world.

Derivados

ginner

sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Readers with a knowledge of the historical literature will find a familiar cast of characters, including growers large and small, tenants and sharecroppers, merchants and ginners, and state and federal officials.
  • The meeting brought together representatives of farmers' groups, assemblers, ginners research and extension systems and other stakeholders to identify underlying causes of the current crisis facing the cotton industry.
  • The price of cotton for the current season's crop has been cut by almost 50 per cent following a decision by ginners to adjust the producer price due to the appreciation of the Kwacha against other convertible currencies.

Origen

Middle English (in the sense 'a tool or device, a trick'): from Old French engin (see engine).

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gin 3

Pronunciación: /dʒɪn/

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sustantivo

Australian offensive
An Aboriginal woman.

Origen

From Dharuk diyin 'woman, wife'.

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