gust

gust
\ \ [16] The underlying meaning of gust is ‘sudden rush or gush’, and related words refer to water or steam rather than wind. It was borrowed from Old Norse gustrgust’, and the closely connected geysagush’ produced English geyser [18].
\ \ Cf.GEYSER

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  • gust — GUST, gusturi, s.n. I. Simţ prin care organismul primeşte (cu ajutorul limbii şi mucoasei bucale) informaţii asupra proprietăţilor chimice ale unor substanţe cu care vine în contact; senzaţie produsă de o substanţă (alimentară) prin excitarea… …   Dicționar Român

  • Gust — ist der Name folgender Personen: Erich Gust (1909−1992), deutscher Schutzhaftlagerführer im KZ Buchenwald Frank Gust (* 1969), deutscher Serienmörder Reinhard Gust (* 1950), deutscher Ruderer Wolfgang Gust (* 1935), deutscher Historiker,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gust — Gust, n. [L. gustus; cf. It. & Sp. gusto. [root]46.] [1913 Webster] 1. The sense or pleasure of tasting; relish; gusto. [1913 Webster] An ox will relish the tender flesh of kids with as much gust and appetite. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Güst — † Gǖst, adj. et adv. welches im gemeinen Leben, besonders Niedersachsens, für unbefruchtet üblich ist, und besonders von Thieren gebraucht wird; im Hoch und Oberdeutschen gelt, S. dasselbe. Güstes Vieh, welches entweder noch gar nicht, oder doch… …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • gust´i|ly — gust|y «GUHS tee», adjective, gust|i|er, gust|i|est. 1. coming in gusts; windy; stormy. 2. Figurative. marked by outbursts: » …   Useful english dictionary

  • gust|y — «GUHS tee», adjective, gust|i|er, gust|i|est. 1. coming in gusts; windy; stormy. 2. Figurative. marked by outbursts: » …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gust — may be:* Gust, short blast of wind *Gust Corporation, Japanese, game software GUST: *Glasgow University Student Television *Global Underwater Search Team *Gulf University for Science and Technology …   Wikipedia

  • gust — gust1 [gust] n. [ON gustr, gust, blast < gjosa, to gush, break out < IE * gheus < base * ĝheu , to pour > GUT, L fundere] 1. a sudden, strong rush of air or wind 2. a sudden burst of rain, smoke, fire, sound, etc. 3. an outburst of… …   English World dictionary

  • Gušt — (Сплитска,Хорватия) Категория отеля: Адрес: Splitska Krnji Rat III, 14, 21410 Сплитска, Хорват …   Каталог отелей

  • Gust — Gust, v. t. [Cf. L. gustare, It. gustare, Sp. gustar. See {GUST} a relish.] To taste; to have a relish for. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gust — (g[u^]st), n. [Icel. gustr a cool breeze. Cf. {Gush}.] 1. A sudden squall; a violent blast of wind; a sudden and brief rushing or driving of the wind. [1913 Webster] Snow, and hail, stormy gust and flaw. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. A sudden violent …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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