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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Jacob(0.01035 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Jacob.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: French biochemist who (with Jacques Monod) studied
regulatory processes in cells (born in 1920) [syn: Francois Jacob
2: (Old Testament) son of Isaac; brother of Esau; father of the
twelve patriarchs of Israel; Jacob wrestled with God and
forced God to bless him, so God gave Jacob the new name of
Israel (meaning `one who has been strong against God')
English → English (gcide)
Jacob \Ja"cob\, n. [Cf. F. Jacob. See 2d Jack.]
A Hebrew patriarch (son of Isaac, and ancestor of the Jews),
who in a vision saw a ladder reaching up to heaven (--Gen.
xxviii. 12); -- also called Israel.
And Jacob said . . . with my staff I passed over this
Jordan, and now I am become two bands. --Gen. xxxii.
Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel.
(a) (Bot.) A perennial herb of the genus Polemonium
(Polemonium c[oe]ruleum), having corymbs of drooping flowers, usually blue. Gray
(b) (Naut.) A rope ladder, with wooden steps, for going
aloft. --R. H. Dana, Jr.
(c) (Naut.) A succession of short cracks in a defective spar.
Jacob's membrane. See Retina.
(a) A name given to many forms of staff or weapon, especially
in the Middle Ages; a pilgrim's staff. [Obs.] --Spenser.
(b) (Surveying) See under Staff.