Found 4 items, similar to gin.
English → Indonesian
arak, gin, jenewer, keran, perangkap, sopi
Indonesian → English
English → English
n 1: strong liquor flavored with juniper berries
2: a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a noose [syn: snare
3: a machine that separates the seeds from raw cotton fibers
[syn: cotton gin
4: a form of rummy in which a player can go out if the cards
remaining in their hand total less than 10 points [syn: gin rummy
, knock rummy
v 1: separate the seeds from (cotton) with a cotton gin
2: trap with a snare; “gin game”
English → English
, prep. [AS. ge['a]n. See Again
Against; near by; towards; as, gin night. [Scot.] --A. Ross
, conj. [See Gin
If. [Scotch] --Jamieson.
(g[i^]n), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gan
(g[o^]n), or Gun
(g[u^]n); p. pr. & vb. n. Ginning
ginnen, AS. ginnan (in comp.), prob. orig., to open, cut
open, cf. OHG. inginnan to begin, open, cut open, and prob.
akin to AS. g[=i]nan to yawn, and E. yawn. [root]31. See
, v. i., and cf. Begin
To begin; -- often followed by an infinitive without to; as,
gan tell. See Gan
. [Obs. or Archaic] “He gan to pray.”
(j[i^]n), n. [Contr. from Geneva. See 2d Geneva
A strong alcoholic liquor, distilled from rye and barley, and
flavored with juniper berries; -- also called Hollands
, because originally, and still very
extensively, manufactured in Holland. Common gin is usually
flavored with turpentine.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ginned
; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To catch in a trap. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl.
2. To clear of seeds by a machine; as, to gin cotton.
, n. [A contraction of engine.]
1. Contrivance; artifice; a trap; a snare. --Chaucer.
(a) A machine for raising or moving heavy weights,
consisting of a tripod formed of poles united at the
top, with a windlass, pulleys, ropes, etc.
(b) (Mining) A hoisting drum, usually vertical; a whim.
3. A machine for separating the seeds from cotton; a cotton
Note: The name is also given to an instrument of torture
worked with screws, and to a pump moved by rotary
, a simple form of tackle block, having one wheel,
over which a rope runs; -- called also whip gin
, and monkey wheel
, a form of horse power for driving a cotton gin.
, or Gin ring
, the path of the horse when putting
a gin in motion. --Halliwell.
, a saw used in a cotton gin for drawing the fibers
through the grid, leaving the seed in the hopper.
(a) In a cotton gin, a wheel for drawing the fiber through
the grid; a brush wheel to clean away the lint.
(b) (Mining) the drum of a whim.