|Dictionary, Encyclopedia and Thesaurus - The Free Dictionary|
5,166,729,341 visitors served.
|Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia||0.01 sec.|
(Biographies / Bream, Julian (Alexander) (1933 M, English, MUSIC: guitarist, MUSIC: lutenist) Julian (Alexander). born 1933, English guitarist and lutenist
bream1 Austral, brim [brɪm]
n pl bream, brim
1. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Animals) any of several Eurasian freshwater cyprinid fishes of the genus Abramis, esp A. brama, having a deep compressed body covered with silvery scales
(Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Animals)
white or silver bream a similar cyprinid, Blicca bjoerkna
3. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Animals) short for sea bream
[from Old French bresme, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German brahsema; perhaps related to brehan to glitter]
(Transport / Nautical Terms) Nautical (formerly) to clean debris from (the bottom of a vessel) by heating to soften the pitch
[probably from Middle Dutch bremme broom; from using burning broom as a source of heat]
bream (brɪm, brim)
n., pl. (esp. collectively) bream, (esp. for kinds or species) breams.
1. any carplike fish of the European genus Abramis, as A. brama.
2. any of several porgies, as the sea bream, Archosargus rhomboidalis.
3. any sunfish of the genus Lepomis, as the bluegill.
[1350–1400; Middle English breme < Anglo-French; Old French bresme, braisme < Frankish *brahsima; compare Old High German brahsema, Dutch brasem]Bream (brim)
n. Julian (Alexander),
born 1933, English guitarist and lutanist.
Thesaurus Legend: Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Want to thank TFD for its existence? Tell a friend about us, add a link to this page, add the site to iGoogle, or visit the webmaster's page for free fun content.
|Mentioned in||?||References in periodicals archive||?||Dictionary browser||?||Full browser||?|
Atlantic sea bream
Byline: Angling Breaming with delight BREAM featured in the top six weights in the Liverpool & District AA match on the LeedsLiverpool Canal at Maghull and Lydiate.
Bréal, Michel Jules Alfred
Bream, Julian (Alexander)
Bream, Julian (Alexander)
Breandán Ó Beacháin
Breast & Cervical Cancer Program
Breast and Cervical Cancer
Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Services
Breast and Cervical Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Program
Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection
Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
Breast and Cervical Cancer Initiative
Breast and Cervical Cancer Mortality Prevention Act
Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention and Treatment
Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention and Treatment Act
Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program
Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Act of 2000
Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program
|Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Translations|
Free toolbar & extensions |
Word of the Day |
For webmasters: Free content | Linking | Lookup box | Double-click lookup