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ˈgɪn ɪsGuin·ness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Guinness, Alec Guinness, Sir Alec Guinnessnoun

    English stage and screen actor noted for versatility (1914-2000)

  2. Guinnessnoun

    a kind of bitter stout

Wiktionary

  1. Guinnessnoun

    A brand of dark stout beer from Ireland, one of the most widely recognised brands of beer in the world, named for Arthur Guinness who first brewed it.

  2. Guinnessnoun

    A serving of the beverage.

    Three Guinnesses please, barman.

  3. Guinnessnoun

    A surname, an Anglicization of an Irish patronymic surname based on Angus.

  4. Guinnessnoun

    Guinness World Records

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  1. Guinness

    Guinness is a popular Irish dry stout that originated in the brewery of Arthur Guinness at St. James's Gate, Dublin. Guinness is one of the most successful beer brands worldwide. It is brewed in almost 60 countries and is available in over 100. 850 million litres are sold annually. A feature of the product is the burnt flavour that is derived from roasted unmalted barley, although this is a relatively modern development, not becoming part of the grist until the mid-20th century. For many years a portion of aged brew was blended with freshly brewed beer to give a sharp lactic flavour. Although the Guinness palate still features a characteristic "tang", the company has refused to confirm whether this type of blending still occurs. The draught beer's thick, creamy head comes from mixing the beer with nitrogen when poured. It is popular with Irish people both in Ireland and abroad, and, in spite of a decline in consumption since 2001, is still the best-selling alcoholic drink in Ireland where Guinness & Co. makes almost €2 billion annually. The company has had its headquarters in London from 1932 onwards. It merged with Grand Metropolitan plc in 1997, and is now part of the British based multinational alcohol conglomerate Diageo.

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  1. guinnessnoun

    Guinness is a dry stout that was first invented in Ireland.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Guinness in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Guinness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Guinness in a Sentence

  1. Craig Glenday:

    It's great to see so many people channeling their inner adventurer - proof that Guinness World Records Day just goes from strength to strength.

  2. Karl Siebert:

    After you get a freshly poured Guinness, you can make a face in the foam, and by the time you finish drinking it, the face is still there.

  3. Dean Stott:

    Dean Stott’s ever done. After over two years of training I ’m delighted to have not only finished but broken the Guinness World Record, there were definitely moments where I thought I could n’t finish but the support has helped me make it to the finish line.

  4. Michael Amoia:

    If I can create an NFT out of these tattoos and validate it with Guinness World Records then we can donate some of the proceeds back to these kids, my tattoos have a personal meaning to me as it takes me back to my childhood, and I figure it’s a nice full circle story.

  5. Ken Martin:

    A person familiar with the investigation confirmed to The Associated Press on Wednesday the boy was decapitated. Paul Oberhauser told local television station KCTV Paul Oberhauser shoulder restraint busted loose on Paul Oberhauser Verruckt raft July 26. The Nebraska man said The Nebraska man just held on, and a video shot by The Nebraska man wife shows the strap loose at the ride's end. Paul Oberhauser said Paul Oberhauser reported the matter to park workers. Kenneth Conrad, Kenneth Conrad, told WDAF-TV that during Kenneth Conrad trip down the waterslide last year with a friend, the friend's shoulder strap came completely off. Conrad's wife snapped a photo at the end of the ride showing the strap missing, and Kenneth Conrad didn't file a complaint with the park. The park's spokeswoman didn't return messages Tuesday from The Associated Press seeking comment on the claims. In a statement, she said a limited portion of the park will reopen at midday Wednesday. Riders sit in multi-person rafts that begin with the steep drop, followed by a surge up a second hill before a 50-foot descent to a finishing pool. Along the way, riders clutch ropes along the inside of the raft. In early tests, rafts carrying sandbags flew off the slide, prompting engineers to tear down half of the ride and reconfigure some angles. A promotional video about building the slide includes footage of two men riding a raft down a half-size test model and going slightly airborne as it crests the top of the first big hill. Caleb Schwab was in a raft with two adults who were not related to Caleb Schwab when Caleb Schwab was killed on the slide, certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s tallest. The other two were treated for facial injuries. Police were investigating the death as a criminal case although police spokesman Cameron Morgan said Tuesday that designation did not mean they suspect foul play. Jon Rust, a professor of textile engineering at North Carolina State University, said the material used on the straps, commonly called hook and loop, isn't designed to keep a person in the seat. It also can get old and degrade with use. It's got to be used in a safe manner, and that doesn't include stopping someone's fall or preventing someone's ejection, Jon Rust said. Ken Martin, Ken Martin, questioned whether the straps were appropriate for what Ken Martin called nothing more than a roller coaster with water. Although Ken Martin has not seen or ridden Verruckt, Martin said a more solid restraint system that fits over the body - similar to those used in roller coasters - may have been better. I think we have a serious issue with the restraint system. Period.

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