What does alpine mean?

Definitions for alpine
ˈæl paɪn, -pɪnalpine

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alpineadjective

    relating to or characteristic of alps

    "alpine sports"

  2. Alpineadjective

    relating to the Alps and their inhabitants

    "Alpine countries, Switzerland, Italy, France, and Germany"

  3. alpineadjective

    living or growing above the timber line

    "alpine flowers"

Wiktionary

  1. alpinenoun

    Any of several plants, native to mountain habitats, often grown in a rock garden

    Etymology: From alpinus, from Alpes. Cognates include alpin.

  2. alpineadjective

    ; of or relating to slalom and downhill skiing. (Compare Nordic.)

    Etymology: From alpinus, from Alpes. Cognates include alpin.

  3. Alpineadjective

    Relating to the Alps, a mountain range in Western Europe.

    Etymology: From alpinus, from Alpes. Cognates include alpin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Alpineadjective

    of or pertaining to the Alps, or to any lofty mountain; as, Alpine snows; Alpine plants

    Etymology: [L. Alpinus, fr. Alpes the Alps: cf. F. Alpin.]

  2. Alpineadjective

    like the Alps; lofty

    Etymology: [L. Alpinus, fr. Alpes the Alps: cf. F. Alpin.]

Freebase

  1. Alpine

    Alpine was a French manufacturer of racing and sports cars that used rear-mounted Renault engines. Jean Rédélé, the founder of Alpine, was originally a Dieppe garage proprietor, who began to achieve considerable competition success in one of the few French cars produced just after the Second World War. The company was bought in 1978 by Renault.

Rap Dictionary

  1. alpinenoun

    Make of car stereo from a Japan-based company (). From the name of the manufacturers of the top in-car speaker systems. "Sit back and let the Alpine blast" -- Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince (Summertime). "Then I let the alpine play/ I was pumpin' new shit by NWA" -- Eazy-E and NWA (Boyz-N-The Hood)

Editors Contribution

  1. alpine

    Existing on or related to a mountain.

    There are various varieties of Alpine plants, chalets, ski slopes and an Alpine climate.

    Submitted by MaryC on June 11, 2015  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of alpine in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of alpine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of alpine in a Sentence

  1. Mauri Pelto:

    This is a big deal for me because I had this one glacier I could hold on to, but not anymore. This makes the score climate change:250 and alpine glaciers: 0.

  2. Owner South Maritime Pte Ltd:

    At 0800 hrs GMT, a number of craft approached the Alpine Eternity firing warning shots and the master was ordered by VHF to stop, the master ignored the order and broke away from his passage and headed into UAE waters at the same time requesting assistance. At the point when the order was ignored and when the vessel changed course it was directly fired upon.

  3. Heribert Eisl:

    The avalanche happened on the northern side of the Dachstein, just under the entry point Rankluft, we mobilized all our staff, but unfortunately there was no happy ending. An avalanche in the Dachstein region of the Austrian Alps killed at least five hikers, authorities said. A separate avalanche hit the southern Carinthia region around noon, killing a 33-year-old police officer when a large piece of frozen snow struck him during an Alpine training exercise. The officer suffered such serious injuries that he died at the scene of the accident, Austrias Interior Ministry said in a statement.

  4. The FIS:

    FIS and Swiss Timing would like to apologize to all competitors, teams, media and Alpine Skiing followers for this unfortunate incident.

  5. Therese Lehmann:

    Maybe we have to get away from focusing solely on growth, and promote Alpine areas as good habitats for living, not just for tourism.

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