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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In chem., the symbol for germanium.
  • n. See i-.

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  • n. (Greek mythology) goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology
  • n. a brittle grey crystalline element that is a semiconducting metalloid (resembling silicon) used in transistors; occurs in germanite and argyrodite


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  • Yi-ge is depicted as poorly informed about ECFA while Fa Sao is shown as someone who seeks knowledge and is well informed about ECFA.

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  • This Li è ge is a place where the crowded streets are dominated by lethal electric trams and the market is made lively by battling, foul-mouthed fishwives.

    The Mastery of Georges Simenon

  • May 5th, 2008 11: 00 am ET if dem refuse to back the dem canidate in ge because there canidate did'nt win i can only hope to god those foolish people get what they deserve: high gas, forclosure, jobs to india, iraq war, pandoring canidates. all you people who will vote mccain or not at all sound like a bunch of fools

    Polls: Clinton gets lead in Indiana; Obama holds in North Carolina

  • Slagspreuke op die ou bekende kommunistiese patroon waarin geëis word dat die polisie uit 'n bepaalde onluste-gebied onttrek moet word, sodra hulle die skroef van die oproermakers begin aandraai, het oral in Alexandra begin verskyn.

    'I Saw a Nightmare …' Doing Violence to Memory: The Soweto Uprising, June 16, 1976

  • The meaning of the word ge (earth) comes out better when in the form of gaia, for the earth may be truly called "mother" (gaia, genneteira), as in the language of Homer (Od.ix. 118; xiii. 160) gegaasi means gegennesthai.


  • Nouns are of two kinds, either (1) simple, i.e. made up of non-significant parts, like the word ge, or (2) double; in the latter case the word may be made up either of a significant and a non-significant part (a distinction which disappears in the compound), or of two significant parts.

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  • The meaning of the word ge (earth) comes out better when in the form of gaia, for the earth may be truly called 'mother' (gaia, genneteira), as in the language of Homer (Od.) gegaasi means gegennesthai.


  • I call ge to claim more food loss since they didnt fix it properly the first time and they told me 1 have only 1 claim per life of the contract.


  • It was so bad we called a ge repair man out the first year instead of the prepaid sears repair.


  • I called ge money and faxed a copy of the death certificate.



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  • Ge. Chemical element symbol for Germanium.

    December 16, 2007

  • Variant spelling of the letter gee.

    December 8, 2007