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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.]
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zarf

(zɑːf)
n
(Cookery) (esp in the Middle East) a holder, usually ornamental, for a hot coffee cup
[from Arabic: container, sheath]
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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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O her zaman mutlu eden, koyu sari, alelade zarf bile - Mithat, en basindan beri paranin yaratabilecegi nahos, kekremsi duyguyu, zarfa ekledigi ufacik, sevimli notlarla yumusatmayi nasil da bilmisti - nesesini yerine getiremiyordu simdi (Tosun, 2015b: 30).
The practice is intriguing both for its implication for understanding zarf culture of the ninth and tenth centuries and for its implications regarding the way poetry is experienced in this unusual medium.
'This is 200 years old,' he says, passing me an ornate zarf. It is crowned with a large, heavy bulb from which short chains ending in tear-shaped disks cascade.
"During Zarf's upcoming visit to Italy I will elaborate on the issue again," Mogherini said.
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Dort bin bes yuz adet anket formu kapali zarf icinde, icerik konusunda ogrencilere bilgilendirme yapilmadan ailelere ulastirildi.
For example, an 'zarf' is a holder for a handleless coffee- or teacup.
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..." mealinde, cogu zaman rektor yardimcilarinin imzasini tasiyan bir yazi ev adreslerine gonderilir ve is bitirilirdi.