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kor

 (kôr)
n.
See homer2.

[Hebrew kôr, from Akkadian kurru, from Sumerian gur, a unit of measurement.]

kor

(kɔː)
n
an ancient unit of capacity equal to about 230 litres

hom•er1

(ˈhoʊ mər)

n., v. -ered, -er•ing. n. v.i.
3. to hit a home run.
[1865–70; home + -er1]

ho•mer2

(ˈhoʊ mər)

n.
an ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to ten baths in liquid measure or ten ephahs in dry measure. Also called kor.
[1525–35; < Hebrew ḥōmer literally, heap]

Ho•mer

(ˈhoʊ mər)

n.
1. 9th-century B.C. Greek epic poet: reputed author of the Iliad and Odyssey.
2. Winslow, 1836–1910, U.S. artist.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kor - an ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths or 10 ephahs
bath - an ancient Hebrew liquid measure equal to about 10 gallons
epha, ephah - an ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a bushel
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It is done, Vas Kor," he said, handing a small metal key to the tall noble who had just risen from his sleeping silks and furs.
Now fetch me the Heliumetic metal you wrought some days since," commanded Vas Kor.
At the intersection of two broad avenues Vas Kor descended from the street level to one of the great pneumatic stations of the city.
There was an instant of whizzing--a soft, though sudden, stop, and slowly the carrier emerged upon another platform, another attendant raised the lid and Vas Kor stepped out at the station beneath the centre of Greater Helium, seventy-five miles from the point at which he had embarked.
Scarcely had Vas Kor taken his seat when the flier went quickly into the fast-moving procession, turning presently from the broad and crowded avenue into a less congested street.
Most noble--" he commenced, but Vas Kor silenced him with a gesture.
There was little haggling as to price, and none at all when Vas Kor was placed upon the block.
Derige said that, on March 6, or on the eve of the certification election at the Kor Landa, a big number of the firm's workers were 'brought to a resort and were lectured overnight against voting for the union.
In its endeavor to contribute to their 'Make in India' commitment, Kor Energy focuses upon technological superior products and best practices in design, engineering, installation, operations and maintenance of plants so as to give maximum returns to their customers over a longer period of time.
He was presiding over a meeting on the Zamung Kor project at the CM House in Peshawar.
In line with media reports, a truck, bearing license plate JP-9345 crushed Pervez Nazir, 40 a police personal standing near the road in Bhag Kor an area of Karachi.
In a new commercial for the Swedish DIY giant, Kor complains that the company's new mifratonthat would be the proper Hebrew term for the thick doorstopper featuring the company's furnitureshould be translated so that every sofa, armoire, or end table receive their proper designation in the language of the prophets.