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ˈæn əˌrækanorak

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  1. parka, windbreaker, windcheater, anoraknoun

    a kind of heavy jacket (`windcheater' is a British term)


  1. anoraknoun

    A heavy weatherproof jacket with an attached hood; a parka or windcheater.

    Etymology: From annoraaq.

  2. anoraknoun

    A geek or nerd, possibly originally either a train spotter or a fan of off-shore pirate radio.

    Etymology: From annoraaq.


  1. Anorak

    An anorak or parka is a type of heavy jacket with a hood, often lined with fur or fake fur. The hood protects the face from freezing temperatures and wind. The Caribou Inuit invented this kind of garment, originally made from caribou or seal skin, for hunting and kayaking in the frigid Arctic. Some Inuit anoraks require regularly coating with fish oil to retain their water resistance. The words anorak and parka have possibly been used interchangeably, but they are somewhat different garments. Strictly speaking, an anorak is a waterproof, hooded, pull-over jacket without a front opening, and sometimes drawstrings at the waist and cuffs, and a parka is a knee-length cold-weather jacket or coat; typically stuffed with down or very warm synthetic fiber, and with a fur-lined hood.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of anorak in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of anorak in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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    the act of catching an object with the hands
    • A. recital
    • B. abandon
    • C. canopy
    • D. snap

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