Spur

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Spur

  • (noun) a device with a small spike or a spiked wheel that is worn on a rider’s heel and used for urging a horse forward.
  • (noun) a thing that prompts or encourages someone; an incentive.  “wars act as a spur to practical invention”
  • (noun) a projection from a mountain or mountain range. “it’s an easy walk up the spur that leads to the summit”
  • (noun) a small, single-pointed support for ceramic ware in a kiln.
  • (verb) urge (a horse) forward by digging one’s spurs into its sides. “she spurred her horse towards the hedge”
  • (verb) give an incentive or encouragement to (someone). “her sons’ passion for computer games spurred her on to set up a software business”
  • (verb) prune in (a side shoot of a plant) so as to form a spur close to the stem. “spur back the lateral shoots”

Spur meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • उकसाव, उत्साहन, एड़, कांटा, खांग, गांठ, ठोकर, प्रेरणा, प्रोत्साहन, एड़, पर्वत स्कन्ध, छोटा रस्ता, मुख्य मार्ग से निकला हुआ रास्ता, कंट, पर्वत-स्कंध, महमेज़, एड़ लगाना, छोड़ना, दौड़ना, प्रेरित करना, प्रोत्साहित करना, उसकाना, उभाड़ना, उकसाना, ऐड़ मारना

Spur origin

  • Old English sporaspura, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch spoor and German Sporn, also to spurn.

Spur in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • MGNREGA may see 30% hike in budgetary funds to spur rural jobs …, The allocation towards Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), the flagship rural job programme
  • Lane closures on The Spur begin Monday, Heads up if you’re driving through the Smokies this week. expect some lane closures and delays as the park begins maintenance work on the …
  • Record international iron ore prices spur lower grade exports from India, Odisha alone has in excess of 100 million tonnes of inferior grade iron ore accumulated at mine heads; this ore lacks takers in India. More such …
  • Third generation 2020 Bentley Flying Spur to be unveiled globally on …, The Flying Spur is slated to be unveiled globally on June 11, 2019. And the luxury touring sedan is expected to land on the Indian soil by early …
  • Next Indian govt seen relying on RBI rate cuts to spur growth, India’s slowing economy will need a boost soon after the current election but budget stresses mean New Delhi probably has to rely on the …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Spur

  • spur gear is spiked wheel that is used in gear of automobiles, which ENCOURAGES the wheel to move forward
  • spur means leg. Kick with the leg to push someone front. A child uses leg to move forward by kicking its leg against a any base.

Spur pronunciation


Evacuate

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Evacuate

  • (verb) remove (someone) from a place of danger to a safer place. “several families were evacuated from their homes”
  • (verb) leave or cause the occupants to leave (a place of danger). “fire alarms forced staff to evacuate the building”
  • (verb) (of troops) withdraw from (a place). “the last British troops evacuated the Canal Zone”
  • (verb) remove air, water, or other contents from (a container). “when it springs a leak, evacuate the pond”
  • (verb) empty (the bowels or another bodily organ). “patients evacuated their bowels before dialysis”
  • (verb) discharge (faeces or other matter) from the body. “the bowel functions to evacuate solid waste products”

Evacuate meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • खाली कराना, छोड़ना, निकालना, ले जाना, हटा देना, मलोत्सर्ग करना, शून्य करना, रिक्त करना, छोड़ देना, खाली कराना, ख़ाली करना, छोड़कर अन्यत्र जाना

Evacuate origin

  • late Middle English (in the sense ‘clear the contents of’): from Latin evacuat- ‘(of the bowels) emptied’, from the verb evacuare, from e- (variant of ex- ) ‘out of’ + vacuus ‘empty’.

Evacuate in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Cyclone Fani: 3 dead in India and Bangladesh, millions evacuated, A powerful cyclone has lashed coastal areas of eastern India with torrential rain and winds gusting up to 200km an hour, killing at least three …
  • Clean-up operation begins after deadly Cyclone Fani hits India and about 1.1 million people were evacuated away from the coast; in Bangladesh, 1.6 million were evacuated. In India and Bangladesh, …
  • ‘Won’t Be Able to Evacuate Them Later’: Sushma Swaraj Urges …, Swaraj tweeted, “Even after massive evacuation from Libya and the travel ban, there are over 500 Indian nationals in Tripoli. The situation in …
  • Admin directs to evacuate 926 dilapidated houses, Kanpur: The district administration has geared itself to face the cyclonic storm Fani, and appointed ADM (finance) Virendra Pandey as nodal …
  • Root of the matter…, We had to evacuate and find refuge away from the affected zones. … the LOC, came under the territory of India, after the 1971 Indo-Pak conflict.

Evacuate pronunciation


Gambit

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Gambit English Hindi meaning

Gambit Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary

Gambit

  • (noun) (in Chess) an opening in which a player seeks to obtain some advantage by sacrificing a pawn or piece.

  • (noun) any maneuver by which one seeks to gain an advantage.

  • (noun) a remark made to open or redirect a conversation.

Gambit (गैम्बिट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • पहली चाल, जूआ, चाल

Gambit Origin

  • mid 17th century: originally gambett, from Italian gambetto, literally ‘tripping up’, from gamba ‘leg’.

Gambit in sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • And that’s why his gambit on Thursday night was so brilliant.
  • The President’s Rule gambit by the BJP in Arunachal hits a bump with the SC weighing in.
  • India silent on Nawaz Sharif’s talks gambit.
  • Delhi got really excited over this gambit and people, such as myself, really rose to the challenge.
  • The best gambit of his politics came when he chose to align with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to form the government last year.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of gambit

  • gambit = gamble a bit

Gambit Pronunciation

Chess Openings: The Queen’s Gambit