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URN

abbr.
uniform resource name

urn

 (ûrn)
n.
1. A vase of varying size and shape, usually having a footed base or pedestal, especially a lidded vase used to hold the ashes of person who has been cremated.
2. A closed metal vessel having a spigot and used for warming or serving tea or coffee.
3. Botany The spore-bearing part of a moss capsule.

[Middle English urne, from Latin urna.]

urn

(ɜːn)
n
1. a vaselike receptacle or vessel, esp a large bulbous one with a foot
2. a vase used as a receptacle for the ashes of the dead
3. (Cookery) a large vessel, usually of metal, with a tap, used for making and holding tea, coffee, etc
4. (Botany) botany the spore-producing capsule of a moss
[C14: from Latin ūrna; related to Latin ūrere to burn, urceus pitcher, Greek hurkhē jar]
ˈurnˌlike adj

urn

(ɜrn)

n.
1. a large or decorative vase, esp. one with an ornamental foot or pedestal.
2. a vase for holding the ashes of the cremated dead.
3. a large metal container with a spigot, used for making or serving tea or coffee in quantity.
4. the spore-bearing part of the capsule of a moss, between lid and seta.
[1325–75; Middle English urne < Latin urna earthen vessel, akin to urceus pitcher, Greek hýrchē jar]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.urn - a large vase that usually has a pedestal or feeturn - a large vase that usually has a pedestal or feet
vase - an open jar of glass or porcelain used as an ornament or to hold flowers
2.urn - a large pot for making coffee or teaurn - a large pot for making coffee or tea
coffee urn - an urn in which coffee is made and kept hot
pot - metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid
samovar - a metal urn with a spigot at the base; used in Russia to boil water for tea
tea urn - an urn in which tea is brewed and from which it is served
Translations
غلايَة كَبيرَة للشّايقارورَه، جَرَّه
samovarurna
=-maskineurne
szamovárurna
krukka; duftkerstór hitakanna
urna
urna
tējkanna/kafijkannaurna
samovarurna
žara
žara

urn

[ɜːn] N
1. (= vase) → urna f
2. (= tea urn) → tetera f; (= coffee urn) → cafetera f

urn

[kəˈnəʊpɪk ˈɜːrn] n
(= vase) → urne f
(also funeral urn) → urne f funéraire
(also tea urn) → fontaine f à thé

urn

n
Urne f
(also tea urn, coffee urn)Kessel m

urn

[ɜːn] n
a. (vase) → urna
b. (also tea urn, coffee urn) capace contenitore provvisto di cannella per tè, caffè (specialmente nelle mense)

urn

(əːn) noun
1. a tall vase or other container, especially for holding the ashes of a dead person. a stone-age burial urn.
2. a large metal container with a tap, in which tea or coffee is made eg in a canteen etc. a tea-urn.