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Ja·va 1

 (jä′və, jăv′ə)
An island of Indonesia separated from Borneo by the Java Sea, an arm of the western Pacific Ocean. Center of an early Hindu Javanese civilization, Java was converted to Islam before the arrival of the Europeans (mainly the Dutch) in the late 1500s.

Ja·va 2

 (jä′və, jăv′ə)
A trademark for a programming language used to develop applications, especially ones for the internet, that can operate on different platforms.

ja·va

 (jä′və, jăv′ə)
n. Informal
Brewed coffee.

[After Java1.]

Java

(ˈdʒɑːvə)
n
(Placename) an island of Indonesia, south of Borneo, from which it is separated by the Java Sea: politically the most important island of Indonesia; it consists chiefly of active volcanic mountains and is densely forested. It came under Dutch control in 1596 and became part of Indonesia in 1949. It is one of the most densely populated areas in the world. Capital: Jakarta. Pop (with Madura): 121 352 608 (2000 est). Area: 132 174 sq km (51 032 sq miles). Former spelling: Djawa

Java

(ˈdʒɑːvə)
n
(Computer Science) trademark a programming language especially applicable to the internet
[C20: named after Java coffee, said to be consumed in large quantities by the language's creators]

Ja•va

(ˈdʒɑ və; esp. for 2 ˈdʒæv ə)

n.
1. the main island of Indonesia. 91,269,528 (with Madura); 51,032 sq. mi. (132,173 sq. km).
2. (usu. l.c.) Slang. coffee: a cup of java.
3. Trademark. a high-level, object-oriented computer programming language used esp. to create interactive applications running over the Internet.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Java - an island in Indonesia to the south of Borneo; one of the world's most densely populated regions
Dutch East Indies, Indonesia, Republic of Indonesia - a republic in southeastern Asia on an archipelago including more than 13,000 islands; achieved independence from the Netherlands in 1945; the principal oil producer in the Far East and Pacific regions
capital of Indonesia, Djakarta, Jakarta - capital and largest city of Indonesia; located on the island of Java; founded by the Dutch in 17th century
Bandung - a city in Indonesia; located on western Java (southeast of Jakarta); a resort known for its climate
Samarang, Semarang - a port city is southern Indonesia; located in northern Java
Javan, Javanese - a native or inhabitant of Java
2.Java - a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beansjava - a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans; "he ordered a cup of coffee"
coffee substitute - a drink resembling coffee that is sometimes substituted for it
beverage, drinkable, potable, drink - any liquid suitable for drinking; "may I take your beverage order?"
Irish coffee - sweetened coffee with Irish whiskey and whipped cream
cafe au lait - equal parts of coffee and hot milk
cafe noir, demitasse - small cup of strong black coffee without milk or cream
decaf, decaffeinated coffee - coffee with the caffeine removed
drip coffee - coffee made by passing boiling water through a perforated container packed with finely ground coffee
espresso - strong black coffee brewed by forcing hot water under pressure through finely ground coffee beans
cappuccino, cappuccino coffee, coffee cappuccino - equal parts of espresso and hot milk topped with cinnamon and nutmeg and usually whipped cream
ice coffee, iced coffee - a strong sweetened coffee served over ice with cream
instant coffee - dehydrated coffee that can be made into a drink by adding hot water; "the advantages of instant coffee are speed of preparation and long shelf life"
mocha coffee, mocha - a superior dark coffee made from beans from Arabia
Turkish coffee - a drink made from pulverized coffee beans; usually sweetened
coffee bean, coffee berry, coffee - a seed of the coffee tree; ground to make coffee
cafe royale, coffee royal - black coffee with Cognac and lemon peel and sugar
caffein, caffeine - a bitter alkaloid found in coffee and tea that is responsible for their stimulating effects
3.Java - a platform-independent object-oriented programming language
object-oriented programing language, object-oriented programming language - (computer science) a programming language that enables the programmer to associate a set of procedures with each type of data structure; "C++ is an object-oriented programming language that is an extension of C"
Translations
JavaJáva
Jaava
Java
ジャワジャワ島

Java

1 [ˈdʒɑːvə] N (= island) → Java f

Java

2® [ˈdʒɑːvə] N (Comput) → Java ® m

Java

[ˈdʒɑːvə] n
(= country) → Java f
(COMPUTING)Java m

Java

nJava nt

Java

[ˈdʒɑːvə] nGiava
References in classic literature ?
Those narrow straits of Sunda divide Sumatra from Java; and standing midway in that vast rampart of islands, buttressed by that bold green promontory, known to seamen as Java Head; they not a little correspond to the central gateway opening into some vast walled empire: and considering the inexhaustible wealth of spices, and silks, and jewels, and gold, and ivory, with which the thousand islands of that oriental sea are enriched, it seems a significant provision of nature, that such treasures, by the very formation of the land, should at least bear the appearance, however ineffectual, of being guarded from the all-grasping western world.
As Mars approached opposition, Lavelle of Java set the wires of the astronomical exchange palpitating with the amazing intelli- gence of a huge outbreak of incandescent gas upon the planet.
When we sighted Java Head I had had time to think all those matters out several times over.
About the Torrell cousins and the uncle who died in Java.
One said it was the dryopithecus of Java, the other said it was pithecanthropus.
The countenance might have been that of a cross between Pithecanthropus, the Java ape-man, and a daughter of the Piltdown race of prehistoric Sussex.
From Malaita the Ariel steered west of north to Ongtong Java and to Tasman--great atolls that sweltered under the Line not quite awash in the vast waste of the West South Pacific.
Thence to Java, loading sugar for Marseilles, and back along the Mediterranean to the Black Sea, and on to Baltimore, down to her marks with crome ore, buffeted by hurricanes, short again of bunker coal and calling at Bermuda to replenish.
Perhaps the parent bird of all fantails had only fourteen tail-feathers somewhat expanded, like the present Java fantail, or like individuals of other and distinct breeds, in which as many as seventeen tail-feathers have been counted.
Seeds and plants from Sumatra and Java have been driven up by the surf on the windward side of the islands.
A gloomy person with tangled locks, and a general air of having been reared under the shadow of that baleful tree of Java which has given shelter to more lies than the whole botanical kingdom, Mr.
Then we entered the Indian Ocean and steered north- erly for Java Head.