Definitions for Gulfgʌlf
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a portion of an ocean or sea partly enclosed by land.
a deep hollow; abyss.
any wide divergence, as between individuals in social status, opinion, etc., or between theory and practice.
something that engulfs or swallows up.
(v.t.)to swallow up; engulf.
Origin of gulf:
1300–50; < OF golfe < It golfo < LGk kólphos, Gk kólpos bosom, lap, bay
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
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a large area of ocean mostly surrounded by land
the Gulf of Mexico
a large difference
the growing gulf between the rich and the rest of society
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
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.
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Translations for Gulf
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a part of the sea with land round a large part of it
the Gulf of Mexico.
- golf, baaiAfrikaans
- golfoPortuguese (BR)
- der GolfGerman
- havbugt; golfDanish
- jūras līcisLatvian
- خليج، فاصله، ژور ځاى، چار خاو، څرخاو ( ګرداپPashto
- golf, havsbuktSwedish
- 海灣Chinese (Trad.)
- خلیج، کھاڑیUrdu
- 海湾Chinese (Simp.)
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