Perch

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Perch

  • (noun) an object on which a bird alights or roosts, typically a branch or horizontal bar. “the budgerigar shuffled along its perch”
  • (noun) a place where someone or something rests or sits, especially one that is high or precarious. “Marian looked down from her perch in a beech tree above the road”
  • (noun) used in names of other freshwater and marine fishes resembling or related to the perch, e.g. climbing perch, pikeperch, sea perch, surfperch.
  • (noun) a measure of length, especially for land, equal to a quarter of a chain or 5 1/2 yards (approximately 5.029 m).
  • (noun) a measure of area, especially for land, equal to 160th of an acre or 30 1/4 square yards (approximately 25.29 sq. metres).
  • (verb) (of a bird) alight or rest on something. “a herring gull perched on the rails”
  • (verb) (of a person) sit on something high or narrow. “Eve perched on the side of the armchair”
  • (verb) (of a building) be situated above or on the edge of something. “the fortress is perched on a crag in the mountains”
  • (verb) set or balance someone or something on. “Peter perched a pair of gold-rimmed spectacles on his nose”

Perch meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • किनारे पर बैठना, ठिकाना, बैठना, चिड़ियों के बैठने का अड्डा, चक्कस, ऊँचा स्थान, बसेरा, अड्डे पर बैठना, एक प्रकार की मछली, ऊँचा स्थान पर बैठना, कवई मछली,टिका होना, मचान, अड्डा, अड्डे पर बैठना, ऊंचे पर रखना, गज़ की नाप, पर्च, बसेरा, मीठे जल की मछली

Perch origin

  • Middle English (in the general sense ‘pole, stick’): from Old French perche, from Latin pertica ‘measuring rod, pole’.
  • late Middle English: from Old French perche, via Latin from Greek perkē .
  • late Middle English: the noun from perch3; the verb from Old French percher .

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

  • Granite boxes form clifftop house overlooking a lake in India, Stacked boxes clad in stone perch on a rocky outcrop overlooking … Called Lakehouse, the house in southern India has two distinct sides to its …
  • Trump amplifies conspiracy theories from perch of presidency, With a pair of weekend retweets, President Donald Trump amplified an unfounded conspiracy theory. It was hardly the first time. His political …
  • 2019 Hyundai Elantra Facelift (Honda Civic Rival) India Launch In …, Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) has been on a launch spree … the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza off its perch in the July 2019 sales table.
  • BWF World Championships: Indian players quarterfinal roundup – PV … array of soft touches and wily deception to throw Sindhu off her perch.
  • The Great Indian personal Space Mission, And just like Moses parted the Red Sea, the people parted to create space enough for her to perch. The person poured in like hot glue and …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Perch 

  • oerch=CHhat+PER…. usually people REST on roofs(chhat)

Perch pronunciation


Bolster

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Bolster

  • (noun) a long, thick pillow that is placed under other pillows for support.
  • (noun) a part on a vehicle or tool providing structural support or reducing friction.
  • (verb) support or strengthen. “the fall in interest rates is starting to bolster confidence”
  • (verb) provide (a seat) with padded support. “they bolstered the seats for a more comfortable ride”

Bolster meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अवलम्ब, आधार, गद्दी , गावतकिया, तकिया, मसनद, सहारा, सिलेंडर, गोल लम्बा तकिया, गोल तकिया, थामना, सँभालना, रक्षा करना, सहारा देना, तकिया लगाना, सिलेंडर का काम करना, संस्तंभक, बोल्‍स्‍टर

Bolster origin

  • Old English, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch bolster and German Polster .

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

  • India needs to bolster investment in human capital, In India, the government’s expenditure on social sector (primarily health and education) is at 7.5 per cent of GDP. This is quite low compared to …
  • Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Congress, BJP big guns to bolster last leg … Shah’s rallies come two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and All India Congress Committee (AICC) president Rahul Gandhi held …
  • Joint Navy exercises bolster India’s role as regional security provider, NEW DELHI: India is continuing to strengthen its military diplomacy as it seeks to entrench its role as a regional net security provider.
  • India Should Bolster Taiwan Ties to Frustrate China’s Aggressive … In 2014-15, both India and Taiwan elected new leaders, projected as harbingers of change, to overhaul their respective economies and …
  • Water Management by Terra Drone India in Maharashtra, For this, Terra Drone India deployed field surveying teams which collected supplemental information to bolster the data acquired by the drones.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Bolster 

  • Bolster actually means , Raise physical or mental Strength
  • read bolster as booster which mean giving extra energy and hence to support and strengthen someone or something.

Bolster pronunciation


Siesta

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siesta meaning in HindiSiesta

  • (noun) an afternoon rest or nap, especially one taken during the hottest hours of the day in a hot climate; “everyone had a siesta for a few hours”

Siesta (सीएस्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • दोपहर का आराम

Siesta Origin

  • mid 17th century: Spanish, from Latin sexta (hora ) ‘sixth hour’.

Siesta in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • A lunchtime siesta is also said to improve cognitive processing, reinforce memory, boost creativity and balance emotions.
  • Chaurasia, who has a shop near the building, used to saunter on to the terrace every afternoon for a siesta.
  • Is a midday siesta good for you?
  • That might keep the boss at bay while you take an afternoon siesta at work!
  • She has no time for afternoon siesta and two prime-time soap operas on television are her only entertainment of the day.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of siesta

  • ford fiesta mein siesta

Siesta pronunciation