Northern diver
Northern North"ern, a. [AS. nor[eth]erne.] 1. Of or pertaining to the north; being in the north, or nearer to that point than to the east or west. [1913 Webster]

2. In a direction toward the north; as, to steer a northern course; coming from the north; as, a northern wind. [1913 Webster]

{Northern diver}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Loon}.

{Northern lights}. See {Aurora borealis}, under {Aurora}.

{Northern spy} (Bot.), an excellent American apple, of a yellowish color, marked with red. [1913 Webster]


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  • Great Northern Diver — ledinis naras statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Gavia immer angl. Great Northern Diver vok. Eistaucher …   Paukščių anatomijos terminai

  • great northern diver — ledinis naras statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Gavia immer angl. great northern diver vok. Eistaucher, m rus. полярная гагара, f; темноклювая гагара, f pranc. plongeon imbrin, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – narai …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • great northern diver — noun A large member of the diver family, Gavia immer, commonly breeding in North America, where it is known as the as common loon. Syn: common loon, great northern loon …   Wiktionary

  • great northern diver — noun : common loon …   Useful english dictionary

  • Diver — Div er, n. 1. One who, or that which, dives. [1913 Webster] Divers and fishers for pearls. Woodward. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: One who goes deeply into a subject, study, or business. A diver into causes. Sir H. Wotton. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo[ o]l.)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Northern — North ern, a. [AS. nor[eth]erne.] 1. Of or pertaining to the north; being in the north, or nearer to that point than to the east or west. [1913 Webster] 2. In a direction toward the north; as, to steer a northern course; coming from the north; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Northern lights — Northern North ern, a. [AS. nor[eth]erne.] 1. Of or pertaining to the north; being in the north, or nearer to that point than to the east or west. [1913 Webster] 2. In a direction toward the north; as, to steer a northern course; coming from the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Northern spy — Northern North ern, a. [AS. nor[eth]erne.] 1. Of or pertaining to the north; being in the north, or nearer to that point than to the east or west. [1913 Webster] 2. In a direction toward the north; as, to steer a northern course; coming from the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diver — noun 1》 a person who dives under water as a sport or as part of their work. 2》 a large diving waterbird with a sleek black or grey head, a straight pointed bill, and a wailing call. [Gavia immer (great northern diver or common loon) and related… …   English new terms dictionary

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