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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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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.
Sari bir zarf icinde "1402 sayili Sikiyonetim Kanunu uyarinca bir daha kamu hizmetinde calistirilmamak uzere gorevinize son verilmistir.
Wherever planet Zarf is, it can't be as strange and confusing as betting on the last weekend of the season.
Anonimligi saglamak icin her ogrenciye bir zarf verilmekte ve ogrenci soru formunu bitirdiginde kendisine ait zarfa koyarak ogretmene teslim etmesi istenmektedir.
Bir goruse gore "Deri", benligin (egonun) cevresinde yer alan bir zarf olarak tanimlanmistir.
The fifth chapter places the emphasis on larger transcultural echoes: the Arabic notion of homoerotic refinement, zarf, whose telltale birdcages reappear, according to Amer, in Aelis's Montpellier residence (152); the role of the entertaining slave-girl; and the harem, as it occurs obliquely in Renart's romance.