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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
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In a continuous line from that peninsula stretch the long islands of Sumatra, Java, Bally, and Timor; which, with many others, form a vast mole, or rampart, lengthwise connecting Asia with Australia, and dividing the long unbroken Indian ocean from the thickly studded oriental archipelagoes.
"Seeds and plants from Sumatra and Java have been driven up by the surf on the windward side of the islands.
Slowly wading through the meadows of brit, the Pequod still held on her way north-eastward towards the island of Java; a gentle air impelling her keel, so that in the surrounding serenity her three tall tapering masts mildly waved to that languid breeze, as three mild palms on a plain.
But the interest of the day's proceedings for us is centred neither in the learned discourse of our friend Van Systens, however eloquent it might be, nor in the young dandies, resplendent in their Sunday clothes, and munching their heavy cakes; nor in the poor young peasants, gnawing smoked eels as if they were sticks of vanilla sweetmeat; neither is our interest in the lovely Dutch girls, with red cheeks and ivory bosoms; nor in the fat, round mynheers, who had never left their homes before; nor in the sallow, thin travellers from Ceylon or Java; nor in the thirsty crowds, who quenched their thirst with pickled cucumbers; -- no, so far as we are concerned, the real interest of the situation, the fascinating, dramatic interest, is not to be found here.
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.
It was Java. We said, 'They are there; their time is near, and we shall return or die cleansed from dishonour.'
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.
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.
"When we sighted Java Head I had had time to think all those matters out several times over.
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.
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.
And so, for a whole year, he sought to accumulate the most exquisite specimens that he could find of textile and embroidered work, getting the dainty Delhi muslins, finely wrought with gold-thread palmates and stitched over with iridescent beetles' wings; the Dacca gauzes, that from their transparency are known in the East as "woven air," and "running water," and "evening dew"; strange figured cloths from Java; elaborate yellow Chinese hangings; books bound in tawny satins or fair blue silks and wrought with fleurs-de-lis, birds and images; veils of lacis worked in Hungary point; Sicilian brocades and stiff Spanish velvets; Georgian work, with its gilt coins, and Japanese Foukousas, with their green-toned golds and their marvellously plumaged birds.