nug|get

nug|get
nug|get «NUHG iht», noun.
1. a lump: »

Stone Age man probably knew metals only as occasional nuggets of the precious metals (J. Growther).

2. a lump of native gold.
3. anything valuable: »

a nugget of wisdom.

4. Australian. a short, thick-set person or beast.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • nug|get|y — «NUHG uh tee», adjective. 1. having the form of a nugget; occurring in nuggets or lumps. 2. Australian. short and sturdy …   Useful english dictionary

  • nug·get — /ˈnʌgət/ noun, pl gets [count] 1 : a solid lump of a valuable metal (such as gold) gold nuggets 2 : a small, usually round piece of food chicken nuggets 3 : a piece of valuable information nuggets of wisdom/advice/information …   Useful english dictionary

  • nug — nug·gar; nug·get; nug·gety; …   English syllables

  • get — al·get·ic; an·al·get·ic; apol·o·get·i·cal; apol·o·get·ics; get; be·get; be·get·tal; be·get·ter; bou·get; brag·get; bud·get·ary; cyn·e·get·ic; cyn·e·get·ics; drug·get; en·er·get·ic; en·er·get·i·cal; en·er·get·i·cist; ex·e·get·ic; ex·e·get·ics;… …   English syllables

  • nugget — nug·get …   English syllables

  • Nugget — Nug|get 〈[ nʌ̣gıt] n. 15〉 natürliches, unbearbeitetes Klümpchen Gold [engl.] * * * Nug|get [ nagɪt ], das; [s], s [engl. nugget, zusgez. aus: an ingot = ein Barren]: (in der Natur vorkommendes) Klümpchen reines Gold. * * * Nugget   [ nʌgɪt,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • nugget — nug|get [ˈnʌgıt] n [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Perhaps from English dialect nug block, lump ] 1.) a small rough piece of a valuable metal found in the earth ▪ a gold nugget 2.) a small, round piece of food ▪ chicken nuggets 3.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nugget — nug•get [[t]ˈnʌg ɪt[/t]] n. 1) a lump, esp. of native gold or other precious metal 2) anything small but of great value or significance: nuggets of wisdom[/ex] 3) coo a small batter fried piece of chicken or fish • Etymology: 1850–55; perh. dim.… …   From formal English to slang

  • Nugget — Nug|get 〈 [nʌ̣gıt] n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s〉 natürliches Goldklümpchen [Etym.: engl.] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Nugget — Nug|get [ nagit] das; [s], s <aus gleichbed. engl. nugget, dies zusammengezogen aus an ingot »ein Barren«> (in der Natur vorkommendes) Klümpchen reines Gold …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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