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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. Indo-European
  • abbr. industrial engineer
  • abbr. industrial engineering

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Ireland.
  • proper n. Internet Explorer; any of a series of internet browsers that ship with the Microsoft Windows operating systems.
  • proper n. Indo-European
  • adj. Indo-European

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abbreviation of Latin id est, that is.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • The earlier form of the termination now usually written -y, of various origin (OF. -ie, -ee, -e, etc., L. -ia, -ās (-at-), -ēs (-ēd-), etc.: see -ie, -ie, -ie, -y, -y, -y, etc.), as inastronomie, familie, fancie, mercie, citie, companie, beautie, etc.
  • An abbreviation of Institute of Electrical Engineers (British).
  • n. A common English digraph, of various origin.
  • n. See -y
  • n. See -y
  • n. See -y.
  • n. An abbreviation of id est.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. that is to say; in other words
  • n. a commercial browser
  • adv. that is to say; in other words

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