Definitions for wandwɒnd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wandwɒnd(n.)

  1. a slender stick or rod, esp. one used by a magician or conjurer.

  2. a rod or staff carried as an emblem of one's office or authority.

  3. a slender shoot, stem, or branch of a shrub or tree.

    Category: Botany

  4. a small applicator for cosmetics, usu. having a brush at the tip.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  5. an archer's target consisting of a slat 6 ft. (183 cm) by 2 in. (5 cm) placed at a distance of 100 yd. (91 m) for men and 60 yd. (55 m) for women.

    Category: Sport

  6. an electronic device, in the form of a hand-held rod, that can optically read coded or printed data, as on a merchandise label or in a document.

    Category: Electronics

Origin of wand:

1150–1200; ME < ON vǫndr, c. Go wandus

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wand(noun)

    a rod used by a magician or water diviner

  2. wand(noun)

    a thin supple twig or rod

    "stems bearing slender wands of flowers"

  3. scepter, sceptre, verge, wand(noun)

    a ceremonial or emblematic staff

  4. baton, wand(noun)

    a thin tapered rod used by a conductor to lead an orchestra or choir

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. wand(noun)ɒnd

    a stick used to perform magic

    the magician's wand

Wiktionary

  1. wand(Noun)

    A stick or staff.

  2. wand(Noun)

    An instrument shaped like a stick or staff such as a curling wand.

  3. wand(Noun)

    a magic wand.

  4. wand(Noun)

    A branch or stalk, especially of willow.

  5. wand(Noun)

    A suit of the minor arcana in tarot, or a card of that suit.

  6. wand(Verb)

    To scan (e.g. a passenger at an airport) with a metal detector.

  7. Origin: From windan.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wand(noun)

    a small stick; a rod; a verge

  2. Wand(noun)

    a staff of authority

  3. Wand(noun)

    a rod used by conjurers, diviners, magicians, etc

Freebase

  1. WAND

    WAND, virtual channel 17, is an American, NBC-affiliated television station serving the Decatur–Springfield–Champaign area. It is owned by Block Communications. It broadcasts on digital UHF channel 17 from a transmitter near Argenta, with two translators, W31BX-D, in Danville and W40CF-D in Jacksonville, Illinois.


Translations for wand

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

wand(noun)

a long slender rod eg used as the symbol of magic power by conjurors, fairies etc

In the story, the fairy waved her magic wand and the frog became a prince.

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