Keeve
Keeve Keeve, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Keeved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Keeving}.] 1. To set in a keeve, or tub, for fermentation. [1913 Webster]

2. To heave; to tilt, as a cart. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]


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  • Keeve — Keeve, n. [AS. c?f, fr. L. cupa a tub, cask; also, F. cuve. Cf. {Kive}, {Coop}.] 1. (Brewing) A vat or tub in which the mash is made; a mash tub. Ure. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bleaching) A bleaching vat; a kier. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mining) A large vat… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Keeve — and Keeving are terms used in: * Cider making * Ore dressingAn alternative spelling is Kieve …   Wikipedia

  • keeve — Kier Kier, n. [Icel. ker a tub.] (Bleaching) A large tub or vat in which goods are subjected to the action of hot lye or bleaching liquor; also called {keeve}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • keeve — 1. noun a) A vat or tub in which the mash is made; a mash tub. Ure. b) A bleaching vat; a kier. 2. verb a) To set in a keeve, or tub, for fermentation. b) To heave; to tilt, as a cart …   Wiktionary

  • keeve —  1) a large vessel to ferment liquors in. Devonsh.  2) to keeve a cart, to overthrow it. N …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • keeve — noun or kieve ˈkēv ( s) Etymology: Middle English kive, keve, from Old English cȳf, probably borrowed in prehistoric times from (assumed) Vulgar Latin cupia, from Latin cupa tub, vat more at hive 1. : a tub or vat e …   Useful english dictionary

  • Erwin Keeve — (* 3. Februar 1965) ist ein deutscher Ingenieur und Informatiker. Er ist Professor für Medizintechnik an der Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin und leitet das Berliner Zentrum für Mechatronische Medizintechnik – eine gemeinsame Einrichtung der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Keeved — Keeve Keeve, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Keeved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Keeving}.] 1. To set in a keeve, or tub, for fermentation. [1913 Webster] 2. To heave; to tilt, as a cart. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Keeving — Keeve Keeve, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Keeved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Keeving}.] 1. To set in a keeve, or tub, for fermentation. [1913 Webster] 2. To heave; to tilt, as a cart. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kip Siegel — Keeve M. (Kip) Siegel (1923 1975) was a US physicist. He was a professor of Physics at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI, and the founder of Conductron Corporation, a high tech producer of electronic equipment which was absorbed by… …   Wikipedia

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