Wale

  • 1 Wale — Buckelwal (Megaptera novaeanglia) Systematik Reihe: Landwirbeltiere (Tetrapoda) Klasse …

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  • 2 Wale — Wale,   Cetacea, mit etwa 90 Arten weltweit verbreitete Ordnung der Säugetiere; bis auf die Flussdelphine im Meer heimisch; Körperlänge etwa 1,25 33 m, Gewicht etwa 25 kg bis über 135 t; mit Ausnahme von einzeln stehenden Borsten am Kopf… …

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  • 3 walé — [ wale ] n. m. • d. i.; mot d une langue africaine, var. wali, waré, etc. ♦ Jeu africain qui consiste à faire passer des pions (graines, cauris) d un trou à l autre, selon des règles précises, dans une table évidée de douze trous; cette table. On …

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  • 4 Wale — Wale, n. [AS. walu a mark of stripes or blows, probably originally, a rod; akin to Icel. v[ o]lr, Goth. walus a rod, staff. [root]146. Cf. {Goal}, {Weal} a wale.] [1913 Webster] 1. A streak or mark made on the skin by a rod or whip; a stripe; a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Wale — I. Wale II …

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  • 6 Wale — (Fischsäugetiere, Seesäugetiere, Walfische, Waltiere, Cetacea, Natantia; hierzu Tafel »Wale I und II«), eine Ordnung der Säugetiere mit oft kolossalem Körper ohne äußere Gliederung und von Fischgestalt. Ihre nächsten Verwandten auf dem Lande… …

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  • 7 Wale — Wale …

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  • 8 Wale — Wale, v. t. 1. To mark with wales, or stripes. [1913 Webster] 2. To choose; to select; specifically (Mining), to pick out the refuse of (coal) by hand, in order to clean it. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 wale — (n.) O.E. walu ridge, as of earth or stone, later ridge made on flesh by a lash (related to WEAL (Cf. weal) (2)); from P.Gmc. *walo (Cf. Low Ger. wale weal, O.Fris. walu rod, O.N. völr round piece of wood, Goth. walus a staff, stick …

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  • 10 Wale — The series of loops knitted by the same needle in machine knitting is known as a wale. The direction of twill in twill fabrics and of the weave intersections in some satin fabrics is referred to as waling to the right or to the left …

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  • 11 Wale [1] — Wale, Säugethier, so v. w. Walle …

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  • 12 Wale [2] — Wale (Waläus), 1) Anton van W., geb. 1573 in Genf, war Prediger in Middelburg u. dann in Haag; er gehörte bei der Dortrechter Synode zu dem Ausschusse, welche die Canones dieser Synode abfaßte, u. wurde 1619 Professor der Theologie in Leyden, wo… …

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  • 13 Wale — Wale, s. Waltiere …

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  • 14 Wale — ⇒ Cetacea …

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  • 15 wale — ► NOUN 1) a ridge on a textured woven fabric such as corduroy. 2) Nautical a horizontal wooden strip fitted as strengthening to a boat s side. ORIGIN Old English, «stripe, weal» …

    English terms dictionary

  • 16 wale — wale1 [wāl] n. [ME < OE walu, weal < IE * wolos, round < base * wel , to turn, roll > WALK, L vola] 1. a raised line or streak made on the skin by the slash of a stick or whip; welt; weal 2. a) a ridge on the surface of cloth, as… …

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  • 17 WALE — Infobox Radio station name = WALE city = Greenville, Rhode Island area = Providence, Rhode Island branding = Amor 990 slogan = airdate = April 12, 1961 frequency = 990 kHz format = Spanish Adult Contemporary power = 50,000 watts (day) 5,000 watts …

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  • 18 Wale — This most interesting and unusual surname has three possible derivations, and is one of the few surnames which have retained the original spelling as found with the first recorded namebearer (see below). Firstly, it may be of Germanic origin from …

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  • 19 wale — chain·wale; gun·wale; out·wale; wale; gad·wale; wood·wale; …

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  • 20 Wale — A wale is a broad, thick plank around the outside of a wooden ship. The garboard is the wale next to the keel; the gunwale is the top such plank and covers the heads of the timbers between the main and fore drifts. [… …

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