shrivelled

  • 1 Shrivelled — Shrivel Shriv el, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Shriveled}or {Shrivelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shriveling} or {Shrivelling}.] [Probably akin to shrimp, shrink; cf. dial. AS. screpa to pine away, Norw. skrypa to waste, skryp, skryv, transitory, frail, Sw.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 shrivelled — adjective a) Wrinkled because the volume has reduced while the surface area of the outer layer has remained constant. A prune is a shrivelled plum. b) Collapsed in size. His insults, from someone I respect so much, make me want to shrivel up and… …

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  • 3 shrivelled — adj. wrinkled and shrunken, dried out, withered shriv·el || ʃrɪvl v. shrink and dry up, wither; cause to wither, cause to dry out; dwindle, decline, decrease in strength or intensity …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 4 shrivelled — See: shrivel …

    English dictionary

  • 5 shrivelled — adjective 1. (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture dried up grass the desert was edged with sere vegetation shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings withered vines • Syn: ↑dried up, ↑sere, ↑sear, ↑ …

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  • 6 shrivelled grain — suskurdę grūdai statusas Aprobuotas sritis grūdinių augalų auginimas apibrėžtis Grūdai, kurie, atskyrus visas kitas Grūdų priemaišų nustatymo taisyklėse aprašytas priemaišas, išbyra per sietą, kurio pailgų akučių plotis sijojant paprastuosius… …

    Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • 7 shrivel — UK [ˈʃrɪv(ə)l] / US or shrivel up UK / US verb Word forms shrivel : present tense I/you/we/they shrivel he/she/it shrivels present participle shrivelling past tense shrivelled past participle shrivelled 1) a) [intransitive] if something such as a …

    English dictionary

  • 8 shrivel up — shrivel UK [ˈʃrɪv(ə)l] / US or shrivel up UK / US verb Word forms shrivel : present tense I/you/we/they shrivel he/she/it shrivels present participle shrivelling past tense shrivelled past participle shrivelled 1) a) [intransitive] if something… …

    English dictionary

  • 9 shrivel — shriv|el [ˈʃrıvəl] v also shrivel up past tense and past participle shrivelled present participle shrivelling BrE past tense and past participle shriveled present participle shriveling AmE [I and T] [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: Perhaps from a …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 shrivel — [[t]ʃrɪ̱v(ə)l[/t]] shrivels, shrivelling, shrivelled V ERG When something shrivels, it becomes dryer and smaller, often with lines in its surface, as a result of losing the water it contains. The plant shrivels and dies. [V n] ...dry weather that …

    English dictionary

  • 11 shrivel — also shrivel up verb shrivelled, shrivelling BrE, shriveled, shriveling AmE (I, T) if something shrivels or is shrivelled, it becomes smaller and its surface is covered in lines because it is very dry or old: The grapes are left out in the sun to …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 ῥικνά — ῥικνός shrivelled with cold neut nom/voc/acc pl ῥικνά̱ , ῥικνός shrivelled with cold fem nom/voc/acc dual ῥικνά̱ , ῥικνός shrivelled with cold fem nom/voc sg (doric aeolic) …

    Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • 13 ῥικνώδης — shrivelled looking masc/fem acc pl (attic epic doric) ῥικνώδης shrivelled looking masc/fem nom/voc pl (doric aeolic) ῥικνώδης shrivelled looking masc/fem nom sg …

    Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • 14 ῥυσά — ῥυσά̱ , ῥυσή withering fem nom/voc/acc dual ῥυσά̱ , ῥυσή withering fem nom/voc sg (doric aeolic) ῥῡσά , ῥυσός shrivelled neut nom/voc/acc pl ῥῡσά̱ , ῥυσός shrivelled fem nom/voc/acc dual ῥῡσά̱ , ῥυσός shrivelled fem nom/voc sg (doric aeolic) …

    Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • 15 ῥυσότερον — ῥῡσότερον , ῥυσός shrivelled adverbial comp ῥῡσότερον , ῥυσός shrivelled masc acc comp sg ῥῡσότερον , ῥυσός shrivelled neut nom/voc/acc comp sg …

    Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • 16 shriveled — adjective 1. (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture (Freq. 1) dried up grass the desert was edged with sere vegetation shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings withered vines • Syn: ↑dried up, ↑s …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 The Hunger — Infobox Film name = The Hunger caption = Theatrical release poster director = Tony Scott producer = Richard Shepherd writer = Whitley Streiber (novel) Ivan Davis starring = Catherine Deneuve David Bowie Susan Sarandon Cliff De Young music = Denny …

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  • 18 Red rain in Kerala — From 25 July to 23 September 2001, red rain sporadically fell on the southern Indian state of Kerala. Heavy downpours occurred in which the rain was coloured red, staining clothes with an appearance similar to that of blood.cite web | last =… …

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  • 19 Pinakbet — or pakbet is a popular Ilocano dish, from the northern regions of the Philippines, although it has become popular throughout the archipelago. The word is the contracted form of the Ilocano word pinakebbet , meaning shrunk or shrivelled. The… …

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  • 20 cereal farming — Introduction  growing (plant) of cereal crops for human food and livestock feed, as well as for other uses, including industrial starch.       Cereals, or grains, are members of the grass family cultivated primarily for their starchy seeds… …

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