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  • 1 Cow — COW, sigle composé des trois lettres C, O et W, peut faire référence à : Coquimbo au Chili, selon la liste des codes AITA des aéroports, Copy On Write, une stratégie d optimisation utilisée en programmation informatique. Chat Over the World …

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  • 2 cow — cow1 [kou] n. [ME cou, cow, pl. kye (southern doubled pl. kyn) < OE cū, pl. cy < IE base * gwou , cow, ox > Sans gauḥ, Gr bous, L bos, OIr bo, Ger kuh] 1. the mature female of domestic cattle (genus Bos), valued for its milk 2. the… …

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  • 3 COW — COW, sigle composé des trois lettres C, O et W, peut faire référence à : Coquimbo au Chili, selon la liste des codes AITA des aéroports, Copy On Write, une stratégie d optimisation utilisée en programmation informatique. Chat Over the World …

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  • 4 Cow — Cow, n. [Prob. from same root as cow, v. t.] (Mining) A wedge, or brake, to check the motion of a machine or car; a chock. Knight. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 Cow — Cow, n.; pl. {Cows} (kouz); old pl. {Kine} (k[imac]n). [OE. cu, cou, AS. c[=u]; akin to D. koe, G. kuh, OHG. kuo, Icel. k[=y]r, Dan. & Sw. ko, L. bos ox, cow, Gr. boy^s, Skr. g[=o]. [root]223. Cf. {Beef}, {Bovine}, {Bucolic}, {Butter},… …

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  • 6 Cow — (kou), n. [See {Cowl} a hood.] A chimney cap; a cowl [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 Cow — Cow, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cowed} (koud); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cowing}.] [Cf. Icel. kuga, Sw. kufva to check, subdue, Dan. kue. Cf. {Cuff}, v. t.] To depress with fear; to daunt the spirits or courage of; to overawe. [1913 Webster] To vanquish a… …

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  • 8 COW — копирование при записи (англ. Copy on write) COW диалект языка программирования Brainfuck …

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  • 9 cow — Ⅰ. cow [1] ► NOUN 1) a fully grown female animal of a domesticated breed of ox. 2) the female of certain other large animals, such as the elephant or whale. 3) informal, derogatory a woman. 4) Austral./NZ an unpleasant person or thing. ● …

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  • 10 cow|er — «KOW uhr», intransitive verb. 1. to crouch or draw back in fear or shame: »The dog cowered under the table after being whipped by its master. SYNONYM(S): cringe, quail. 2. to draw back tremblingly from another s threats or blows. SYNONYM(S):… …

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  • 11 cow|ry — cow|rie or cow|ry «KOW ree», noun, plural ries. 1. the brightly colored, smooth shell of a tropical mollusk, used as money in some parts of Africa and Asia: »The cowry, aristocrat among shells, is noted for its high natural polish (Science News… …

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  • 12 Cow — Cow, Stadt, so v.w. Coel …

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  • 13 cow — index browbeat, deter, frighten, hector, humiliate, intimidate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 14 COW —   [Abk. für Character Oriented Windows, dt. »zeichenorientiertes Windows«], eine Benutzeroberfläche, die Microsoft für Anwendungsprogramme entwickelte, die unter dem Betriebssystem DOS laufen. Sie war Bestandteil der DOS Versionen von Word (ab… …

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  • 15 cow — vb *intimidate, browbeat, bulldoze, bully Analogous words: *frighten, terrorize, terrify: daunt, *dismay, appall: abash, discomfit, rattle, faze, disconcert, *embarrass Contrasted words: animate, *quicken, vivify, enliven: cringe, cower …

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  • 16 cow — [v] browbeat, intimidate abash, appall, awe, bludgeon, bluster, buffalo, bulldoze, bully, daunt, discomfit, disconcert, dishearten, dismay, dragoon, embarrass, enforce, faze, frighten, hector, lean on*, overawe, push around*, rattle, scare,… …

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  • 17 cow|an — «KOH uhn», noun. 1. Scottish. a person who builds stone walls without mortar (used contemptuously of one who works as a mason without having served the regular apprenticeship). 2. a person who is not a Freemason. ╂[origin unknown] …

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  • 18 cow — bul·la·ma·cow; cow·age; cow·an; cow·an·young; cow·ard·ice; cow·ard·li·ness; cow·ard·ness; cow; cow·cum·ber; cow·die; cow·dria; cow·er; cow·heart·ed; cow·heel; cow·herb; cow·i·chan; cow·itch; cow·ley; cow·like; cow·litz; cow·man; cow·pea; cow·pen; …

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  • 19 cow — I n. 1) to milk a cow 2) a dairy, milch cow 3) cows calve; low, moo 4) the meat of the cow is beef 5) a young cow is a calf 6) (misc.) (colloq.) holy cow! (AE); silly cow! (BE) II v. (D; tr.) to cow into (to cow smb. into making concessions) * *… …

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  • 20 cow — 1. n. 1 a fully grown female of any bovine animal, esp. of the genus Bos, used as a source of milk and beef. 2 the female of other large animals, esp. the elephant, whale, and seal. 3 derog. sl. a a woman esp. a coarse or unpleasant one. b… …

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