Cook
biographical name James 1728-1779 English navigator & explorer

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Cook — may refer to: Cook (profession) Cook (servant), a servant who cooks food for his or her employer Contents 1 Personal name 2 Place name …   Wikipedia

  • Cook — steht für: Cook (Familienname), der Familienname Cook Cook Group, Hersteller medizinischer Geraete Cook Gletscher, zwei Gletscher auf subantarktischen Inseln Cook Insel (Südsandwichinseln), Insel der zu den Südsandwichinseln gehörenden… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • cook — cook; cook·able; cook·ee; cook·ery; cook·less; cook·out; mis·cook; par·cook; pen·na·cook; pre·cook; re·cook; cook·er; cook·ie; cook·ey; ol·y·cook; …   English syllables

  • Cook — Cook, James Cook, estrecho de Cook, islas de ► Pico culminante de Nueva Zelanda en los Alpes (Isla del Sur); 3 764 m. * * * (as used in expressions) Carter, Elliott (Cook, Jr.) Connelly, Marc(us Cook) Cook Inlet Cook, estrecho de Cook, islas …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Cook — hace referencia a: James Cook, navegante y descubridor británico; Robin Cook, escritor estadounidense; Islas Cook, archipiélago del Pacífico Sur. Stephen Cook, matemático computacional creador del Teorema de Cook. Cook (perro), perro actor de la… …   Wikipedia Español

  • cook — [kʊk] verb LAW ACCOUNTING cook the books informal to dishonestly change official records and figures: • The health authorities have been accused of cooking the books to give more acceptable waiting list figures. * * * cook …   Financial and business terms

  • Cook — Cook, NE U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 322 Housing Units (2000): 175 Land area (2000): 0.173598 sq. miles (0.449617 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.173598 sq. miles (0.449617 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • cook — [kook] n. [ME cok < OE coc < VL cocus < L coquus < coquere, to cook < IE base * pekw , to cook > Gr peptein, Sans pácate, (he) cooks, OE afigen, fried] a person who prepares food for eating vt. [ME coken < the n.] 1. to… …   English World dictionary

  • cook — ► VERB 1) prepare (food or a meal) by mixing, combining, and heating the elements or ingredients. 2) (with reference to food) heat or be heated so as to reach an edible state. 3) informal alter dishonestly. 4) (cook up) informal concoct (a story …   English terms dictionary

  • Cook — Cook, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cooked} (k[oo^]kt); p. pr & vb. n. {Cooking}.] 1. To prepare, as food, by boiling, roasting, baking, broiling, etc.; to make suitable for eating, by the agency of fire or heat. [1913 Webster] 2. To concoct or prepare;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cook — (k[=oo]k), v. i. [Of imitative origin.] To make the noise of the cuckoo. [Obs. or R.] [1913 Webster] Constant cuckoos cook on every side. The Silkworms (1599). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”