from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The Mohorovičić discontinuity.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Mohoidae — the oos.
- proper n. The Mohorovičić discontinuity.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A gallinule (Notornis Mantelli) formerly inhabiting New Zealand, but now supposed to be extinct. It was incapable of flight. See notornis.
- n. The boundary between the earth's crust and the semiliquid mantle beneath. It varies in depth from 3 miles beneath the surface at certain points in the ocean to over 25 miles under certain parts of continents.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of meliphagine birds peculiar to the Sandwich Islands, named by Lesson in 1831.
- n. [lowercase] Any bird of this genus.
- n. A short-winged, shorttailed rail, Pennula ecaudata, peculiar to Hawaii.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the boundary between the Earth's crust and the underlying mantle
For those who lived through apartheid, like this grandmother who asked to be called Moho (ph), the promotion of African traditions is uplifting.
Moho, that is ignorance and folly -- when any or all of these arise in the hearts of men, is the result beneficial or the reverse? '
The base of the Serpentosphere coincides with the gravity and high-velocity seismically defined transition beneath both continents and ocean basins commonly referred to as the Moho.
During flat subduction, the relatively lowdensity antigorite ‘floats’ and is underplated to the base of the continental crust at the Moho geophysical interface.
The map includes crustal thickness and Moho topography views.
A star-studded gala affair in the newer than brand new Moho Live venue on Oldham Street.
Henshaw tells us that the _oo_ (_Moho nobilis_) has "a long shaking note with ventriloquial powers."
The invaders were the Toi, originally called Sushen or Moho, under the former of which names they make their appearance in Japanese history in the middle of the sixth century.
The permit area's deepwater Moho-Bilondo project began production in April 2008 and is currently producing 90,000 barrels of crude oil a day.
Alhattu; Moho; Isa (two of this name); Amadu el-Fai; Musa;