Grapevine


Grapevine

The term Grapevine may refer to:

* Grapevine, common name for plants of the genus "Vitis"
*Grapevine (gossip), term often used to describe a form of informal communication, as in "heard it through the grapevine"
*Grapevine (dance move), a step pattern in several dances
*Grapevine (disk magazine), an Amiga disk magazine produced by the demoscene group "LSD" in the early-to-mid 1990s
*Grapevine (TV series), a 1992 American program
*The Reykjavík Grapevine, an English-language Icelandic magazine which debuted in 2003
* Grapevine, a grappling hold where one or both legs are used to entangle an opponent's leg, for instance from the mounted position
* Grapevine knot, also known as the Double fisherman's knot, a knot to tie two ropes or two ends of the same rope together

; Places in the United States
** Grapevine, a steep portion of the old Ridge Route highway, later taken over by I-5, linking the Los Angeles Basin with the San Joaquin Valley in California
**Grapevine, California, a village at the base of "The Grapevine" on the Ridge Route highway
**Grapevine, Texas
**Grapevine Canyon, several
** Grapevine, a place near Sheridan, Arkansas
** Grapevine, Cameron, West Virginia, a hollow in Appalachia and the subject of the eponymous book of photographs by Susan Lipper

ee also

* Vine (disambiguation)


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  • Grapevine — Datos generales Origen Japón Información artística …   Wikipedia Español

  • grapevine — UK US /ˈgreɪpvaɪn/ noun [C] ► an informal way in which information is shared in a group of people: »We hear on the grapevine that the companies are discussing a merger. »For days the scientific grapevine has been buzzing with news of the… …   Financial and business terms

  • Grapevine — Grapevine, TX U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 42059 Housing Units (2000): 16486 Land area (2000): 32.279661 sq. miles (83.603934 sq. km) Water area (2000): 3.576018 sq. miles (9.261845 sq. km) Total area (2000): 35.855679 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Grapevine, TX — U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 42059 Housing Units (2000): 16486 Land area (2000): 32.279661 sq. miles (83.603934 sq. km) Water area (2000): 3.576018 sq. miles (9.261845 sq. km) Total area (2000): 35.855679 sq. miles (92.865779 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Grapevine — Grape vine , n. (Bot.) A vine or climbing shrub, of the genus {Vitis}, having small green flowers and lobed leaves, and bearing the fruit called {grapes}. [1913 Webster] Note: The common grapevine of the Old World is {Vitis vinifera}, and is a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grapevine — ► NOUN 1) a vine bearing grapes. 2) (the grapevine) informal the circulation of rumours and unofficial information …   English terms dictionary

  • grapevine — or grapevine telegraph [grāp′vīn΄] n. 1. any of the woody vines that bear grapes ☆ 2. a secret means of spreading or receiving information; also, the spreading of news or gossip from one person to another: with the …   English World dictionary

  • grapevine — index report (rumor) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • grapevine — 1736, from GRAPE (Cf. grape) + VINE (Cf. vine). Meaning rumor source is 1862, U.S. Civil War slang for telegraph wires …   Etymology dictionary


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