Definitions for Gulfgʌlf
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an arm of a sea or ocean partly enclosed by land; larger than a bay
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"
a deep wide chasm
A hollow place in the earth; an abyss; a deep chasm or basin.
That which swallows; the gullet.
That which swallows irretrievably; a whirlpool; a sucking eddy.
A portion of an ocean or sea extending into the land; a partially landlocked sea; as, the Gulf of Mexico or Persian Gulf.
A large deposit of ore in a lode.
Origin: From golfe, from golfo, from colfos, from κόλπος.
a hollow place in the earth; an abyss; a deep chasm or basin,
that which swallows; the gullet
that which swallows irretrievably; a whirlpool; a sucking eddy
a portion of an ocean or sea extending into the land; a partially land-locked sea; as, the Gulf of Mexico
a large deposit of ore in a lode
Origin: [F. golfe, It. golfo, fr. Gr. ko`lpos bosom, bay, gulf, LGr. ko`lfos.]
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
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.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Gulf' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3931
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Gulf' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4035
The numerical value of Gulf in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Gulf in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
For us, the Persian Gulf is our lifeline.
The leverage is much more in Washington than in the Gulf.
I remember the BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico all too well.
Iranian barrels coming into Europe may well push more Urals into U.S. Gulf.
I am reaffirming our iron-clad commitment to the security of our Gulf partners.
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Translations for Gulf
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- заліў, затокаBelarusian
- golfCatalan, Valencian
- خلیج, شاخابPersian
- ծովածոց, ծոց, ծովախորշArmenian
- 灣, 만Korean
- golfNorwegian Nynorsk
- zaliv, залив, zaljev, заљевSerbo-Croatian
- залив, затокаUkrainian
- vịnh, 灣Vietnamese
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