Grail

  • 1 GRAIL — Imagen artística del tándem de naves GRAIL sobre la superficie lunar Organización NASA / Laboratorio de propulsión a chorro (JPL) Contratos principales Loc …

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  • 2 GRAIL — Mondsonden GRAIL (Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory) ist eine geplante Mondmission der NASA, die im Rahmen des Discovery Programms durchgeführt werden soll. GRAIL besteht aus zwei gemeinsam gestarteten Raumsonden, die ab 2011 den Mond… …

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  • 3 Grail — Grail, n. [OF. graal, greal, greet, F. graal, gr[ e]al, LL. gradalis, gradale, prob. derived fr. L. crater bowl, mixing vessel, Gr. krath r. See {Crater.}] A broad, open dish; a chalice; only used of the {Holy Grail}. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …

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  • 4 grail — c.1300, the Holy Grail, from O.Fr. graal Holy Grail, cup, earlier large shallow dish, from M.L. gradalis a flat dish or shallow vessel, perhaps ultimately from L. crater bowl, from Gk. krater bowl, especially for mixing wine with water. Holy… …

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  • 5 Grail — Grail, n. [F. gr[^e]le hail, from gr[ E]s grit, OHG. griex, grioz, G. gries, gravel, grit. See {Grit.}] Small particles of earth; gravel. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Lying down upon the sandy grail. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 GRAIL — may refer to:* The formal language GRAIL, see OpenGALEN * Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory, an Orbiter mission to the MoonSee also Grail …

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  • 7 Grail — [grāl] n. [ME graal < OFr < ML gradalis, flat dish, cup < ? VL * cratalis < L crater, mixing bowl: see CRATER] 1. Medieval Legend the cup or platter used by Jesus at the Last Supper, and by Joseph of Arimathea to collect drops of… …

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  • 8 Grail — (gr[=a]l), n. [Cf. OF. graite slender, F. gr[^e]te.] One of the small feathers of a hawk. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 Grail — Grail, n. [OF. greel, LL. gradale. See {Gradual}, n.] A book of offices in the Roman Catholic Church; a gradual. [Obs.] T. Warton. [1913 Webster] Such as antiphonals, missals, grails, processionals, etc. Strype. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 10 Grail — [greıl] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: grael, from Medieval Latin gradalis dish ] →↑Holy Grail …

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  • 11 Grail — Nom porté dans le Forez et le Velay. C est un terme ayant le sens de corbeau, utilisé soit comme sobriquet (personne à la voix criarde ?), soit plutôt comme toponyme (lieu fréquenté par les corbeaux) : de très nombreux lieux dits s appellent le… …

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  • 12 Grail — (also Holy Grail) ► NOUN ▪ (in medieval legend) the cup or platter used by Christ at the Last Supper and in which Joseph of Arimathea received Christ s blood, especially as the object of quests by knights. ORIGIN Old French graal, from Latin… …

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  • 13 grail — /grayl/, n. 1. (usually cap.) Also called Holy Grail. a cup or chalice that in medieval legend was associated with unusual powers, esp. the regeneration of life and, later, Christian purity, and was much sought after by medieval knights:… …

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  • 14 Grail — [[t]gre͟ɪl[/t]] 1) N PROPER The Grail or the Holy Grail is the cup that was used by Jesus Christ at the Last Supper. In medieval times, many people tried to find the Grail without success. 2) N SING: oft the N of n If you describe something as a… …

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  • 15 GRAIL — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. GRAIL (informatique) est la première tablette graphique, inventée en 1968. Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) est une sonde spatiale… …

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  • 16 grail — noun /ɡɹeɪl/lang=pl a) The Holy Grail. Becoming an astronaut was his grail. b) The object of an extended or difficult quest.[ …

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  • 17 grail — noun (the Grail or the Holy Grail) (in medieval legend) the cup or platter used by Christ at the Last Supper and in which Joseph of Arimathea received Christ s blood, especially as the object of quests by knights. ↘something that is eagerly… …

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  • 18 Grail — noun the Grail see Holy Grail …

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  • 19 Grail — The cup of the last supper in which Joseph of Arimithea caught the blood of crucified Christ. It was, by legend, carried to Britain where it was hidden, entrusted to Joseph’s descendants, ending with Galahad. The search for the grail quest has… …

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  • 20 grail — en·grail; grail; …

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