Swathe

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Swathe

  • (noun) a broad strip or area of something. “vast swathes of countryside”
  • (noun) a row or line of grass, corn, or other crop as it falls or lies when mown or reaped. “if the day is windy, the swathes should be high and narrow”
  • (noun) a strip left clear by the passage of a mowing machine or scythe. “the combine had cut a deep swathe around the border of the fields”
  • (noun) a piece or strip of material in which something is wrapped. “they wrapped the body inside a canvas swathe”
  • (verb) wrap in several layers of fabric. “his hands were swathed in bandages”

Swathe meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • लपेटना, चौड़ी पट्टी, पट्टी, बाँधना, लपेटना

Swathe origin

  • Old English swæthswathu ‘track, trace’, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch zwad(e ) and German Schwade . In Middle English the term denoted a measure of the width of grassland, probably reckoned by a sweep of the mower’s scythe.
  • late Old English swath- (noun), swathian (verb); compare with swaddle.

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

  • Chandrayaan-2: Why Nasa was unable to spot Vikram lander …, The high-resolution photographs capture a large swathe of the cratered … the targeted landing site of India’s Chandrayaan-2 lander, Vikram.
  • Pakistan loses claim for Nizam of Hyderabad’s millions, But with the end of Britain’s control of India, he was forced to strike a … wealth in return for ceding the vast swathe of south-central India that was …
  • Top 10 biz headlines: Forever 21 to shut shop, core sector …, … as the shift to e-commerce cut a swathe through traditional retailers. … However, there are concerns over the LNG demand growth in India …
  • Monsoon batters Mumbai; more rains forecast for region, Heavy rains pounded a familiar swathe across West and adjoining Central India, with the hill station of Matheran near Mumbai recording the ..
  • China defaults set to worsen as $7.8 billion bonds due next year, Trouble is, a swathe of the borrowers with debt due next year lacked strong fundamentals, and took advantage of unusually sweet financing …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Swathe 

  • or obse(ssed)-Qui( yes in frech)-ous=always obsessed with saying yes to it all
  • ob + SEQUI + ous .. sequi means sequence where one thing “follows” the other.. and servants follow what their masters say..

Swathe pronunciation

Shroud

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Shroud

  • (noun) a length of cloth or an enveloping garment in which a dead person is wrapped for burial. “he was buried in a linen shroud”
  • (noun) a thing that envelops or obscures something.; a shroud of mist
  • (noun) a set of ropes forming part of the standing rigging of a sailing boat and supporting the mast or topmast.
  • (verb) wrap or dress (a body) in a shroud for burial. “the body was washed and shrouded”
  • (verb) acover or envelop so as to conceal from view. “mountains shrouded by cloud”

Shroud meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • पैराशूट की रस्सी, शव-परिधान, शब लपेटने की चादर, आवरण, कफन, ढक्कन, परदा, कफ़न, नक़ाब, मुर्दा लपेटने की चादर, शव परिधान, जहाज के मस्तूल की रस्सी, कफ़न में लपेटना, कफ़न में लपेटना, कफ़नाना, छिपाना, ढकना, ढांकना, मुर्दे पर कपड़ा डालना.

Shroud origin

  • ate Old English scrūd ‘garment, clothing’, of Germanic origin, from a base meaning ‘cut’; related toshred. An early sense of the verb (Middle English) was ‘cover so as to protect’.

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

  • Blazers Recap: The Blazers Shroud the Suns, 127-120!!
  • Amira Nature Foods: Red Flags Shroud The Growth Profile
  • Thomas Mitchell: Do not shroud public pensions in secrecy
  • Trump Administration Makes Shameful Decision to Shroud Civilian …
  • Hester files bill to shroud execution process in more secrecy

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Shroud

  • Mist shrouded the castle

Shroud pronunciation