Definitions for Gulfgʌlf

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gulf(noun)

    an arm of a sea or ocean partly enclosed by land; larger than a bay

  2. gulf, disconnect, disconnection(noun)

    an unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding)

    "he felt a gulf between himself and his former friends"; "there is a vast disconnect between public opinion and federal policy"

  3. gulf(noun)

    a deep wide chasm

Wiktionary

  1. gulf(Noun)

    A hollow place in the earth; an abyss; a deep chasm or basin.

  2. gulf(Noun)

    That which swallows; the gullet.

  3. gulf(Noun)

    That which swallows irretrievably; a whirlpool; a sucking eddy.

  4. gulf(Noun)

    A portion of an ocean or sea extending into the land; a partially landlocked sea; as, the Gulf of Mexico or Persian Gulf.

  5. gulf(Noun)

    A large deposit of ore in a lode.

  6. Origin: From golfe, from golfo, from colfos, from κόλπος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gulf(noun)

    a hollow place in the earth; an abyss; a deep chasm or basin,

  2. Gulf(noun)

    that which swallows; the gullet

  3. Gulf(noun)

    that which swallows irretrievably; a whirlpool; a sucking eddy

  4. Gulf(noun)

    a portion of an ocean or sea extending into the land; a partially land-locked sea; as, the Gulf of Mexico

  5. Gulf(noun)

    a large deposit of ore in a lode

  6. Origin: [F. golfe, It. golfo, fr. Gr. ko`lpos bosom, bay, gulf, LGr. ko`lfos.]

Freebase

  1. Gulf

    Gulf is a novella by Robert A. Heinlein, originally published as a serial in the November and December 1949 issues of Astounding Science Fiction. It concerns a secret society of geniuses who act to protect humanity. The novel Friday, written in 1982, was loosely a sequel.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gulf

    gulf, n. a hollow or indentation in the sea-coast: a deep place in the earth: an abyss: a whirlpool: anything insatiable: in Oxford and Cambridge examinations, the place of those next to the pass, but not bad enough to fail.—v.t. to engulf.—n. Gulf′-weed, a large olive-brown sea-weed with stalked air-bladders.—adj. Gulf′y, full of gulfs or whirlpools.—Gulf Stream, a great current of warm water flowing out of the Gulf of Mexico through the Strait of Florida, along the eastern coast of the United States of America, then deflected near the banks of Newfoundland diagonally across the Atlantic. [O. Fr. golfe—Late Gr. kolphos—Gr. kolpos, the bosom.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Gulf' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3931

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Gulf' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4035

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gulf in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gulf in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mohammad Javad Zarif:

    For us, the Persian Gulf is our lifeline.

  2. Karim Sadjadpour:

    The leverage is much more in Washington than in the Gulf.

  3. Barack Obama:

    I remember the BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico all too well.

  4. Jonathan Walters:

    Low oil prices might impel Gulf countries to find alternative exports.

  5. Adi Imsirovic:

    Iranian barrels coming into Europe may well push more Urals into U.S. Gulf.

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