zarf


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zarf

 (zärf)
n.
1. A chalicelike holder for a hot coffee cup, typically made of ornamented metal, used in the Middle East.
2. A cardboard sleeve fitted around a hot, disposable beverage container.

[Arabic ẓarf, container.]

zarf

(zɑːf)
n
(Cookery) (esp in the Middle East) a holder, usually ornamental, for a hot coffee cup
[from Arabic: container, sheath]

zarf

(zɑrf)

n.
a metal holder for a coffee cup without a handle, used in the Middle East.
[1830–40; < Arabic ẓarf vessel, sheath]
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Noun1.zarf - an ornamental metal cup-shaped holder for a hot coffee cupzarf - an ornamental metal cup-shaped holder for a hot coffee cup
holder - a holding device; "a towel holder"; "a cigarette holder"; "an umbrella holder"
Middle East, Mideast, Near East - the area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam; had continuous economic and political turmoil in the 20th century; "the Middle East is the cradle of Western civilization"
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Buna ornek belgelerden birinde, (16) Istar-basti zarf uzerine muhrunu bastigi bir mektubunda, "Assur-reum ve Amur-ili'ye diyor ki, 1 top agir kumasi tadmiqtum olarak size verdim, eger beyimseniz onun bedelini Amur-ili'ye verin.
The order was issued by section officer Ali Nawaz Zarf , and causing massive revenue losses worth crores of rupees, comes in wake of moves of Sindh government and anti-corruption department(s) against the MD, being accused of manipulating water hydrants enabling corrupt officials to earn rupees 100,000,000 monthly.