Definition of German. Meaning of German. Synonyms of German

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Definition of German

German
German Ger"man, a. [L. Germanus. See German, n.] Of or pertaining to Germany. German Baptists. See Dunker. German bit, a wood-boring tool, having a long elliptical pod and a scew point. German carp (Zo["o]l.), the crucian carp. German millet (Bot.), a kind of millet (Setaria Italica, var.), whose seed is sometimes used for food. German paste, a prepared food for caged birds. German process (Metal.), the process of reducing copper ore in a blast furnace, after roasting, if necessary. --Raymond. German sarsaparilla, a substitute for sarsaparilla extract. German sausage, a polony, or gut stuffed with meat partly cooked. German silver (Chem.), a silver-white alloy, hard and tough, but malleable and ductile, and quite permanent in the air. It contains nickel, copper, and zinc in varying proportions, and was originally made from old copper slag at Henneberg. A small amount of iron is sometimes added to make it whiter and harder. It is essentially identical with the Chinese alloy packfong. It was formerly much used for tableware, knife handles, frames, cases, bearings of machinery, etc., but is now largely superseded by other white alloys. German steel (Metal.), a metal made from bog iron ore in a forge, with charcoal for fuel. German text (Typog.), a character resembling modern German type, used in English printing for ornamental headings, etc., as in the words, Note: This line is German Text. German tinder. See Amadou.
German
German Ger"man, a. [OE. german, germain, F. germain, fr. L. germanus full, own (said of brothers and sisters who have the same parents); akin to germen germ. Cf. Germ, Germane.] Nearly related; closely akin. Wert thou a leopard, thou wert german to the lion. --Shak. Brother german. See Brother german. Cousins german. See the Note under Cousin.

Meaning of German from wikipedia

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- German Americans (German: Deutschamerikaner) are Americans who have full or partial German ancestry. With an estimated size of approximately 44 million...
- Germany is a federal republic consisting of sixteen states (German: Land, plural Länder; informally also Bundesland, plural Bundesländer). Since today's...
- describe the bulge in German front lines on wartime news maps, and it became the most widely used name for the battle. The German offensive was intended...
- Low German or Low Saxon (Low German: Plattdüütsch; Dutch Low Saxon: Nedersaksies; German: Niederdeutsch; Dutch: Nederduits) is a West Germanic language...