Siamese


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Si·a·mese

 (sī′ə-mēz′, -mēs′)
adj.
1. Of or relating to Siam; Thai.
2. siamese Of or being a Y-shaped dual connection between two pipes or hoses and a larger pipe or hose.
n. pl. Siamese
1. A native or inhabitant of Siam; a Thai.
2. The Thai language.
3. A domestic cat of a long slender breed originating in Siam, having blue eyes and a short whitish to fawn coat with darker ears, face, tail, and feet.

[After Siam (Thailand).]

Siamese

(ˌsaɪəˈmiːz)
n, pl -mese
(Breeds) See Siamese cat
adj
(Pathology) characteristic of, relating to, or being a Siamese twin
adj, n
1. (Peoples) another word for Thai
2. (Languages) another word for Thai

Si•a•mese

(ˌsaɪ əˈmiz, -ˈmis)

adj., n., pl. -mese. adj.
1. of or pertaining to Siam or its inhabitants.
2. twin; closely connected; similar.
3. twofold or two-way: a Siamese sprinkler.
n.
4. a native or inhabitant of Siam.
[1685–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Siamese - a branch of the Tai languagesSiamese - a branch of the Tai languages  
Tai - the most widespread and best known of the Kadai family of languages
2.Siamese - a native or inhabitant of ThailandSiamese - a native or inhabitant of Thailand  
Kingdom of Thailand, Siam, Thailand - a country of southeastern Asia that extends southward along the Isthmus of Kra to the Malay Peninsula; "Thailand is the official name of the former Siam"
Asian, Asiatic - a native or inhabitant of Asia
3.siamese - an inlet with two or more couplings to which a hose can be attached so that fire engines can pump water into the sprinkler system of a building
inlet, intake - an opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container
sprinkler system - a system for extinguishing fires; water from a network of overhead pipes is released through nozzles that open automatically with the rise in temperature
4.Siamese - a slender short-haired blue-eyed breed of cat having a pale coat with dark ears paws face and tail tipSiamese - a slender short-haired blue-eyed breed of cat having a pale coat with dark ears paws face and tail tip
domestic cat, Felis catus, Felis domesticus, house cat - any domesticated member of the genus Felis
blue point Siamese - Siamese cat having a bluish cream-colored body and dark grey points
Adj.1.Siamese - of or relating to or characteristic of Thailand or its people; "Siamese kings"; "different Thai tribes live in the north"
2.Siamese - of or relating to the languages of the Thai people; "Thai tones"
3.Siamese - of or relating to Thailand; "the Thai border with Laos"
Translations

Siamese

[ˌsaɪəˈmiːz]
A. N
1. (= person) → siamés/esa m/f
2. (Ling) → siamés m
3. (= cat) → gato m siamés
B. ADJsiamés
C. CPD Siamese cat Ngato m siamés
Siamese twins NPLhermanos/as mpl/fpl siameses/esas

Siamese

[ˌsaɪəˈmiːz] adjsiamois(e)Siamese cat nchat m siamoisSiamese twins npl (male)frères mpl siamois; (female)sœurs fpl siamoises

Siamese

adjsiamesisch
n
Siamese m, → Siamesin f
(Ling) → Siamesisch nt
(= cat)Siamkatze f, → siamesische Katze

Siamese

[ˌsaɪəˈmiːz]
1. adjsiamese
2. n (person, pl inv) → siamese m/f (fam) (cat) → siamese m/f; (language) → siamese m
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Such creatures as the Siamese Twins--And in the vaults of the Inquisition.
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Sigg judged it expedient to transfer her to the Siamese flag.
Unlike these Siamese twins, two other clerks, Chazelle and Paulmier, were forever squabbling.
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She has the blue eyes of a Siamese with buff coloring on her chest, but the rest of her has tabby coloring.