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demon1 British & World English

An evil spirit or devil, especially one thought to possess a person or act as a tormentor in hell

demon2 British & World English

A police officer

demon3 British & World English

variant spelling of daemon.

daemon British & World English

A background process that handles requests for services such as print spooling and file transfers, and is dormant when not required

demon in daemon2 British & World English

A background process that handles requests for services such as print spooling and file transfers, and is dormant when not required

racing demon British & World English

A competitive version of the card game patience played simultaneously by a number of players

like a demon in demon1 British & World English

In a very forceful, fierce, or skilful way

like a demon British & World English

In a very forceful, fierce, or skilful way

Maxwell's demon British & World English

A hypothetical being imagined as controlling a hole in a partition dividing a gas-filled container into two parts, and allowing only fast-moving molecules to pass in one direction, and slow-moving molecules in the other. This would result in one side of the container becoming warmer and the other colder, in violation of the second law of thermodynamics

demon English Thesaurus

the demons from hell

demon English-Spanish

demonio m

a demon at sth English-Spanish

endiabladamente bueno

the demon drink in demon English-Spanish

el demonio de la bebida

she's a demon for work/exercise in demon English-Spanish

es una bestia trabajando/haciendo ejercicio


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