Definition of Germans. Meaning of Germans. Synonyms of Germans

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Germans. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Germans and, of course, Germans synonyms and on the right images related to the word Germans.

Definition of Germans

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 It contains nickel, copper, and zinc in varying proportions, and was originally made from old copper slag at Henneberg.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It was formerly much used for tableware, knife handles, frames, cases, bearings of machinery, etc., but is now largely superseded by other white alloys.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 Germans from wikipedia

- tongue of a substantial majority of ethnic Germans. The English term Germans has historically referred to the German-speaking po****tion of the Holy Roman...
- German(s) may refer to: The German language, mainly spoken in Central Europe Something derived from or related to Germany Germans, an ethnic group A citizen...
- zone. About a quarter of Germany's pre-war territory was annexed by Poland and the Soviet Union leading to the explusion of Germans. Following the Revolutions...
- Company settled thousands of German pioneers in French Louisiana during 1721. It encouraged Germans, particularly Germans of the Alsatian region who had...
- simple German fluently now". Referring to the Fawlty Towers episode "The Germans", he explained "Everybody thinks that was a joke about the Germans but they...
- Baltic Germans have markedly declined as a geographically determined ethnic group. The largest groups of present-day descendants of the Baltic Germans live...
- expulsion of Germans formed also part of Stalin's plan,[citation needed] in concert with other Communist subordinates, to expel all Germans from their homes...
- the name "Ignatius", a name common among working-cl**** Germans. In a more poetical sense Germans can be referred to as "Teutons". The usage of the word...
- Romania (see also: Germans of Romania) Russia (see also: Germans in Russia) Slovakia (see also: Carpathian Germans) Ukraine (see also: Germans in Ukraine) In...
- number of ethnic Germans to the West. In the late 1980s and 1990s, many of the remaining ethnic Germans moved from the Soviet Union to Germany. In 1762, Catherine...
Loading...