gist

  • 1 Gist — may be:* , the central idea or the essence race * Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, an R D university in Gwangju city, South Korea * GiST, or Generalized Search Tree, a flexible datastructure for building search trees * Gist… …

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  • 2 gist — / jist/ n [Anglo French, in the phrase laccion gist the action lies or is based (on), from gisir to lie (of process), from Old French gesir to lie, ultimately from Latin jacere]: the ground or foundation of a legal action without which it would… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 gist — [dʒıst] n [Date: 1700 1800; : Anglo French; Origin: it lies, it can be presented in a court of law , from Old French gesir to lie ] the gist the main idea and meaning of what someone has said or written the gist of ▪ The gist of his argument is… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 4 Gist — Gist, n. [OF. giste abode, lodgings, F. g[^i]te, fr. g[ e]sir to lie, L. jac?re, prop., to be thrown, hence, to lie, fr. jac?re to throw. In the second sense fr. OF. gist, F. g[^i]t, 3d pers. sing. ind. of g[ e]sir to lie, used in a proverb, F.,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 gist — 1711, the real point (of a law case, etc.), from Anglo Fr. legalese phrases, e.g. cest action gist this action lies, meaning this case is sustainable by law, from O.Fr. gist en it consists in, it lies in (third person singular present indicative… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 Gist — Desarrollador David H. Munro Información general Género Biblioteca Sistema operativo Unix y deriv …

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  • 7 gist — ► NOUN ▪ the substance or essence of a speech or text. ORIGIN Old French, he, she, or it lies , from the legal phrase cest action gist this action lies , denoting there were sufficient grounds to proceed …

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  • 8 gist — [jist] n. [ME giste < OFr, abode, point at issue < 3d pers. sing., pres. indic., of gesir, to lie < L jacere, to lie; sense infl. by Anglo Fr legal phrase l action gist, lit., the action lies] 1. Law the grounds for action in a lawsuit 2 …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 GiST — является прямым индексом, используемым полнотекстовым поиском СУБД PostgreSQL. Это означает, что для каждого вектора tsvector, описывающего все лексемы документа, создаётся сигнатура, описывающая какие из лексем входят в данный tsvector. Принцип… …

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  • 10 gist — *substance, purport, burden, core, pith Analogous words: *center, heart, nucleus: import, significance (see IMPORTANCE): theme, topic, *subject …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 gist — [n] meaning, essence basis, bearing, bottom line*, burden, core, drift, force, heart, idea, import, kernel*, keynote, marrow, matter, meat*, name of the game*, nature of the beast*, nitty gritty*, nuts and bolts*, pith*, point, punch line,… …

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  • 12 gist — Gist, Cerchez Gesir …

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  • 13 gist — acar·i·dol·o·gist; ac·a·rol·o·gist; aero·ge·ol·o·gist; aer·ol·o·gist; aer·oph·a·gist; ag·ro·bi·ol·o·gist; ag·ro·ge·ol·o·gist; agrol·o·gist; ag·ros·tol·o·gist; al·gol·o·gist; al·ler·gist; al·pha·be·tol·o·gist; am·phib·i·ol·o·gist; anal·o·gist;… …

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  • 14 GiST — In computing, GiST or Generalized Search Tree, is a data structure and API that can be used to build a variety of disk based search trees. GiST is a generalization of the B+ tree, providing a concurrent and recoverable height balanced search tree …

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  • 15 GIST — Tumeur stromale gastro intestinale Les tumeurs stromales digestives ou GIST (Gastro Intestinale Stromal Tumor) sont des tumeurs malignes du tube digestif. Historiquement, les GIST étaient des sarcomes de mauvais pronostic caractérisés par une… …

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  • 16 Gist — Der Begriff GIST bzw. Gist bezeichnet: einen Begriff in der Medizin, siehe Gastrointestinaler Stromatumor die Hochschuleinrichtung German Institute of Science and Technology in Singapur das General Internet Signaling Transport Protocol der NSIS… …

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  • 17 GIST — Der Begriff GIST bzw. Gist bezeichnet: einen Begriff in der Medizin, siehe Gastrointestinaler Stromatumor die Hochschuleinrichtung German Institute of Science and Technology in Singapur das General Internet Signaling Transport Protocol der NSIS… …

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  • 18 gist — noun the gist ADJECTIVE ▪ general VERB + THE GIST ▪ convey, give (sb) ▪ It is difficult to convey the gist of Reich s ideas simply. ▪ …

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  • 19 gist — noun the gist the main idea and meaning of what someone has said or written (+ of): The gist of his argument is that full employment is impossible. | get the gist (=understand the main meaning of something): Don t worry about all the details as… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 gist — /jist/, n. 1. the main or essential part of a matter: What was the gist of his speech? 2. the ground of a legal action. [1720 30; < AF (cest action) gist (this matter) lies, 3rd sing. pres. indic. of AF, OF gesir to lie L jacere] Syn. 1. essence …

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