Definitions for thriftθrɪft
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
economical management; economy.
Also called thrift′ institu`tion. a savings and loan association, savings bank, or credit union.
any alpine and maritime plant belonging to the genus Armeria, of the leadwort family, having pink or white flowers, esp. A. maritima, noted for vigorous growth.
Category: Developmental Biology
Origin of thrift:
1200–50; ME < ON: well-being, prosperity; akin to thrive
any of numerous sun-loving low-growing evergreens of the genus Armeria having round heads of pink or white flowers
parsimony, parsimoniousness, thrift, penny-pinching(noun)
extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily
The characteristic of using a minimum of something (especially money).
His thrift can be seen in how little the trash man takes from his house.
A savings bank.
Usually home mortgages are obtained from thrifts.
Any of various plants of the genus Armeria, particularly Armeria maritima.
a thriving state; good husbandry; economical management in regard to property; frugality
success and advance in the acquisition of property; increase of worldly goods; gain; prosperity
vigorous growth, as of a plant
one of several species of flowering plants of the genera Statice and Armeria
Thrift is an interface definition language that is used to define and create services for numerous languages. It is used as a remote procedure call framework and was developed at Facebook for "scalable cross-language services development". It combines a software stack with a code generation engine to build services that work efficiently to a varying degree and seamlessly between Delphi, C#, C++, Cappuccino, Cocoa, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, OCaml, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Node.js and Smalltalk. Although developed at Facebook, it is now an open source project in the Apache Software Foundation. The implementation was described in an April 2007 technical paper released by Facebook, now hosted on Apache. To put it simply, Apache Thrift is a binary communication protocol.
Translations for thrift
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
careful spending of money, or using of food or other resources, so that one can save or have some left in reserve; economy
She is noted for her thrift but her husband is very extravagant.
- إقْتِصاد في الإنْفاق، عَدَم التَّبْذيرArabic
- frugalidadePortuguese (BR)
- die SparsamkeitGerman
- οικονομία, πνεύμα οικονομίαςGreek
- صرفه جوییFarsi
- štedljivost, štednjaCroatian
- 검소, 절약Korean
- jimat cermatMalay
- šetrnosť, sporivosť, hospodárnosťSlovak
- sparsamhet, god hushållningSwedish
- tutum, idareTurkish
- 節儉Chinese (Trad.)
- економність, ощадливістьUkrainian
- کفايت شعاريUrdu
- sự tiết kiệm, tính tiết kiệmVietnamese
- 节俭Chinese (Simp.)
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