reed

  • 1 Reed — Reed, n. [AS. hre[ o]d; akin to D. riet, G. riet, ried, OHG. kriot, riot.] 1. (Bot.) A name given to many tall and coarse grasses or grasslike plants, and their slender, often jointed, stems, such as the various kinds of bamboo, and especially… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Reed — can refer to: * REED, a theatre research centre at the University of Toronto, Canada* Edward C. Reed High School, Sparks, Nevada * Reed Airport * Reed College, Portland, Oregon * Reed (Company), group of companies offering employment related… …

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  • 3 Reed — /reed/, n. 1. Sir Carol, 1906 76, British film director. 2. Ishmael (Scott), born 1938, U.S. novelist and poet. 3. John, 1887 1920, U.S. journalist and poet. 4. Stanley Forman /fawr meuhn/, 1884 1980, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S.… …

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  • 4 Reed — steht für: Reed College in Portland, Oregon, USA Reed Elsevier, internationale Verlagsgruppe Reed Exhibitions, internationaler Messeveranstalter Reed (Familienname), der Familienname Reed Reed Relais, eine elektrische Schaltvorrichtung Reed… …

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  • 5 reed — reed; reed·buck; reed·en; reed·er; reed·i·ly; reed·i·ness; reed·ing; reed·less; reed·ling; …

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  • 6 REED (C.) — REED CAROL (1906 1976) Ancien acteur, secrétaire et conseiller théâtral de l’infatigable romancier Edgar Wallace, Carol Reed débute au cinéma comme assistant de David Lean, puis dirige de 1942 à 1945 l’Army Film Unit. À la tradition quasi… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 7 reed´|i|ly — reed|y «REE dee», adjective, reed|i|er, reed|i|est. 1. full of reeds: »a reedy pond, the broad, reedy fen (Robert Louis Stevenson). 2 …

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  • 8 reed|y — «REE dee», adjective, reed|i|er, reed|i|est. 1. full of reeds: »a reedy pond, the broad, reedy fen (Robert Louis Stevenson). 2 …

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  • 9 Reed — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Reed hace referencia a: Andre Reed, jugador estadounidense de fútbol americano; Carol Reed, director y prdocutor de cine británico. Donna Reed, actriz estadounidense. John Reed, periodista norteamericano. Obtenido de …

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  • 10 Reed — Reed, Carol * * * (as used in expressions) Reed, John Reed, Sir Carol Reed, Thomas B(rackett) Reed, Walter Reed, Willis …

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  • 11 Reed —   [riːd],    1) Sir (seit 1952) Carol, britischer Filmregisseur, * London 30. 12. 1906, ✝ ebenda 25. 4. 1976; kam 1924 (als Schauspieler) zum Theater; ab 1935 Filmregisseur; während des Krieges Dokumentarist.   Filme: Die Sterne blicken herab… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 12 reed — [rēd] n. [ME rede < OE hreod, akin to OHG hriot < IE base * kreut , to shake, tremble] 1. a) any of various tall, slender grasses (esp. genus Phragmites), with plumelike inflorescences, growing in wet or marshy land b) the stem of any of… …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 reed — [ rid ] noun 1. ) count or uncount a tall thin plant that grows near water. Its stems can be used to make things. A place where a lot of reeds grow is called a reed bed. a ) only before noun made of reeds: a reed basket 2. ) count a thin piece of …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 Reed — Reed, AR U.S. town in Arkansas Population (2000): 275 Housing Units (2000): 103 Land area (2000): 0.103055 sq. miles (0.266910 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.103055 sq. miles (0.266910 sq. km) …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 15 Reed, AR — U.S. town in Arkansas Population (2000): 275 Housing Units (2000): 103 Land area (2000): 0.103055 sq. miles (0.266910 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.103055 sq. miles (0.266910 sq. km) FIPS… …

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  • 16 Reed — (r[=e]d), a. Red. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Reed — Reed, v. & n. Same as {Rede}. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 Reed — Reed, n. The fourth stomach of a ruminant; rennet. [Prov. Eng. or Scot.] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 reed — (n.) O.E. hreod reed, from P.Gmc. *khreudom (Cf. O.S. hraid, O.Fris. hriad, M.Du. ried, O.H.G. hriot, Ger. riet), no known cognates beyond Germanic. As part of the mouthpiece of a musical instrument it is attested from 1520s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 20 reed — ► NOUN 1) a tall, slender leaved plant growing in water or on marshy ground. 2) reeds or straw used for thatching. 3) literary a rustic musical pipe made from reeds or straw. 4) a piece of thin cane or metal which vibrates in a current of air to… …

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