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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Gist(0.01102 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Gist.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work
[syn: effect, essence, burden, core]
2: the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some
idea or experience; “the gist of the prosecutor's
argument”; “the heart and soul of the Republican Party”;
“the nub of the story” [syn: kernel, substance, core,
center, essence, heart, heart and soul, inwardness,
marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty]
English → English (gcide)
Gist \Gist\, n. [OF. giste abode, lodgings, F. g[^i]te, fr.
g['e]sir to lie, L. jac?re, prop., to be thrown, hence, to
lie, fr. jac?re to throw. In the second sense fr. OF. gist,
F. g[^i]t, 3d pers. sing. ind. of g['e]sir to lie, used in a
proverb, F., c'est l[`a] que g[^i]t le li[`e]vre, it is there
that the hare lies, i. e., that is the point, the difficulty.
See Jet a shooting forth, and cf. Agist, Joist, n.,
Gest a stage in traveling.]
1. A resting place. [Obs.]
These quails have their set gists; to wit, ordinary
resting and baiting places. --Holland.
2. The main point, as of a question; the point on which an
action rests; the pith of a matter; as, the gist of a