gur|gi|ta|tion

gur|gi|ta|tion «GUR juh TAY shuhn», noun.
a surging or whirling up and down; bubbling motion.
[< Medieval Latin gurgitatus gorged, past participle of Late Latin gurgitāre engulf, steep in (< Latin gurges whirlpool) + English -ion]

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  • in|gur´gi|ta´tion — in|gur|gi|tate «ihn GUR juh tayt», verb, tat|ed, tat|ing. –v.t. 1. to swallow greedily or immoderately. 2. Figurative. to engulf: »There is only…a momentary eddy very small, as compared with the apparent magnitude of the ingurgitated object… …   Useful english dictionary

  • re|gur|gi|ta|tion — «ree GUR juh TAY shuhn», noun. 1. the act of regurgitating. 2. the flow of blood back into the heart through a defective heart valve …   Useful english dictionary

  • gur — au·gur·er; bul·gur; ca·lon sé·gur; gur·dwa·ra; gur·dy; gur·geons; gur·geon; gur·ges; gur·gi·ta·tion; gur·gling·ly; gur·jun; gur·ma; gur·mu·khi; gur·nard; gur·ney; gur·ney·ite; gur·ry; gur·witsch; ju·gur·thine; lan·gur; re·gur; re·gur·gi·tant;… …   English syllables

  • tion — ab·bre·vi·a·tion; ab·di·ca·tion; ab·duc·tion; ab·er·ra·tion; ab·er·ra·tion·al; ab·jec·tion; ab·junc·tion; ab·ju·ra·tion; ab·lac·ta·tion; ab·la·tion; ab·lu·tion; ab·mi·gra·tion; ab·ne·ga·tion; ab·o·li·tion; ab·o·li·tion·ary; ab·o·li·tion·dom;… …   English syllables

  • GUR (Gorban), MORDECAI — (Motta; 1930–1995), Tenth Israeli chief of staff and politician; member of the Tenth to Thirteenth Knessets. Gur was born and grew up in Jerusalem. He joined the Haganah at an early age and held various positions of command. During the War of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • GUR, BATYA — (1947–2005), Israeli writer and literary critic. Gur was born in Tel Aviv, studied Hebrew literature and history at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and completed her M.A. in comparative studies. She worked as a high school teacher before… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Gur — can refer to: *A group of languages, see Gur languages *An agricultural product of India, see Jaggery *Ground Under Repair, a term used in Golf *A village in Tibet, see Gur, Tibet *Gur Kimchi, a Microsoft Architect working on Virtual Earth, also… …   Wikipedia

  • Gur — 〈f. 20; unz.; Geol.; meist in Zus.〉 durch Zersetzung von Organismen od. Gesteinen entstandener Schlamm ● KieselGur [→ gären] * * * Gur, die; [zu ↑ gären] (Geol.): breiige, erdige, aus Gestein hervortretende Flüssigkeit. * * * Gur,   Batya,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Gur — steht für: Batya Gur (1947–2005), eine israelische Schriftstellerin Die Gur Sprachen, eine Sprachgruppe in Westafrika Kieselgur, (geolog.) eine breiige, erdige Flüssigkeit Diese Seite ist eine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gur-Sprachen — Gur Sprachen,   französisch Langues voltaïques [lãgvɔlta ik], Sprachfamilie der Niger Kongo Sprachen. Die Gur Sprachen sind Klassensprachen, die von rd. 5,5 Mio. Menschen in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, Elfenbeinküste, Mali und Benin gesprochen… …   Universal-Lexikon

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