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Meaning of "deasil" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DEASIL

Scot Gaelic deiseil.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF DEASIL

deasil  [ˈdiːzəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DEASIL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Deasil can act as a noun and an adverb.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES DEASIL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Clockwise

Circular motion can occur in two possible directions. A clockwise motion is one that proceeds in the same direction as a clock's hands: from the top to the right, then down and then to the left, and back up to the top. The opposite sense of rotation or revolution is anticlockwise, or counterclockwise. In a mathematical sense, a circle defined parametrically in a positive Cartesian plane by the equations x = cos t and y = sin t is traced counterclockwise as t increases in value.

Definition of deasil in the English dictionary

The definition of deasil in the dictionary is in the direction of the apparent course of the sun; clockwise. Other definition of deasil is motion in this direction.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DEASIL


Basel
ˈbɑːzəl
biodiesel
ˈbaɪəʊˌdiːzəl
causal
ˈkɔːzəl
diesel
ˈdiːzəl
easel
ˈiːzəl
kursaal
ˈkɜːzəl
measle
ˈmiːzəl
menopausal
ˌmenəˈpɔːzəl
mesel
ˈmiːzəl
Mosel
ˈmoːzəl
perusal
pəˈruːzəl
postmenopausal
ˌpəʊstmɛnəʊˈpɔːzəl
refusal
rɪˈfjuːzəl
teasel
ˈtiːzəl
teazel
ˈtiːzəl
teazle
ˈtiːzəl
weasel
ˈwiːzəl
wheezle
ˈhwiːzəl
Wiesel
ˈviːzəl
wurzel
ˈwɜːzəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DEASIL

dearly
dearn
dearness
dearnful
dearnly
dearth
dearticulate
deary
deary me!
deash
deasiul
deasoil
deaspirate
deaspiration
death
death adder
death angel
death bell
death benefit
death blow

WORDS THAT END LIKE DEASIL

basil
brasil
chesil
fossil
fusil
Igdrasil
Japanese basil
kitchen utensil
living fossil
microfossil
mofussil
Musil
pensil
sweet basil
tahsil
tonsil
utensil
wild basil
Ygdrasil
Yggdrasil

Synonyms and antonyms of deasil in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «deasil» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DEASIL

Find out the translation of deasil to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of deasil from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «deasil» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

deasil
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

deasil
570 millions of speakers

English

deasil
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

deasil
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

deasil
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

deasil
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

deasil
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

deasil
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

deasil
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dikeluarkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

deasil
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

右回り
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

deasil
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Deasil
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

deasil
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கதிரவன் போக்கு போன்ற போக்கு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डेसिल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

deasil
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

deasil
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

deasil
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

deasil
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

deasil
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

deasil
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

deasil
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

deasil
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

deasil
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of deasil

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DEASIL»

The term «deasil» is used very little and occupies the 151.945 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DEASIL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «deasil» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «deasil» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about deasil

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DEASIL»

Discover the use of deasil in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to deasil and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The World of Numbers
When, the compass is divided into degrees, measurement starts at the top, there is no disturbing circumstance, and the direction of measurement is deasil. The fact that civilisation originated in the northern hemisphere explains why we regard ...
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Rivers of Life
Boats before setting off from the shore received a deasil twist, and all, even pious Christians were in the habit of forming “religious processions and moving sun- wise round cairns and stones reared for some object.” “When the Lewis people ...
J.G. R. Forlong
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Private Fire: Robert Francis's Ecopoetry and Prose
A TRIBUTE TO V. H. AUDEN AND HIS VOCABULARY Whether it's deasil, cancrizans, or widdershins,* Auden always finishes what he begins. Oh, you can count on him to can}r out his plans Whether they're deasil, widdershins, or cancrizans.
Matthew James Babcock, 2011
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Totally Weird and Wonderful Words
deasil [dee-zuhl] an adverb meaning 'clockwise' or 'in the direction of the sun's course,' a direction considered by some to bring luck or good fortune. It comes from a Scottish Gaelic word and is rarely used today; its opposite, widdershins, ...
Erin McKean, 2006
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Medii Ævi Kalendarium Or, Dates, Charters, and Customs of ...
The term Deasil denotes a motion from East to West, or according to the apparent course of the sun; and it is a custom of high antiquity in religious ceremonies. “ That the Caledonians,” says Dr. James Robertson, “paid a superstitious respect ...
Robert Thomas Hampson, 1841
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The Early Races of Scotland and Their Monuments
Every one in their approach advanced deasil (sunwise), in which direction they went three times round before reaching the fountain ; and all, before leaving, deposited an offering, however trifling, and whether or not there was any person to ...
Forbes Leslie, 1866
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The History of Magic
The Deasil of the English is celebrated from antiquity. Like the magic circle of the Druids. The Deasil was a circle in which a person with certain solemn ceremonies ran three times round, following the course of the sun. By this circumgyration it ...
Joseph Ennemoser, Mary Botham Howitt, 1854
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The Satapatha Brahmana
Mr. Ralph Griffith (Translation of the Ramayan, I, p. 90) has compared this Hindu rite of pradakshina or dakshinikarana with the Gaelic deasil, as described in the following passage of Sir W. Scott's The Two Drovers : ' " But it is little I would care  ...
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Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on ...
After this circle, we continue to read the data from the image element that locates at top left corner of the starting point ((n-1) line and (n-1) raw) deasil. Flowing the method above, we don't stop reading until all the data has been read. And the ...
George Yang, 2012
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Russian Traditional Culture: Religion, Gender, and Customary Law
A deasil ritual movement is characteristic of the circle dance [khovo- rod] — a pagan cult dance of the sun. The circle dance moves in the same direction as the sun, and thereby acts magically on it. This ritual tradition, which goes far back in ...
Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer, 1992

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DEASIL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term deasil is used in the context of the following news items.
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Word to the wise: The English language and its neglected treasures
Many people know “widdershins”, that witchy sort of word meaning anticlockwise, but how many know its opposite deasil, from Scottish Gaelic ... «Express.co.uk, Jun 15»
2
What's on where around Leamington, Warwick and Kenilworth …
Deasil gallery, The Warehouse, Oxford Street, Leamington: Art exhibition opening night, 6.30pm to 9.30pm. Kenilworth Library, Smalley Place, ... «Leamington Courier, Jun 15»
3
Is something dead in Ghanaians?
Yes, fix ourselves today, and our change will be a deasil corollary (I have used another big word... let the criticism begin!). Perhaps, next time ... «GhanaWeb, May 15»
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Politics Live: February 11, 2015
... be a long range submarine, it is the only new generation deasil sub with an 18,000 mile range boasting an average of 10 knots submerged, ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Feb 15»
5
Track and field: Cavaliers' Bailey sets pole vault mark again
Like many of Delaware's top vaulters, she trains with Chris Watson at the Deasil Pole Vault Club. "We're training them to be sprinters, jumpers, ... «The News Journal, May 14»
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Reviews: 'Slip' by Cullen Bailey Burns, 'The Scent of Water' by …
Barone describes the “conchiolin arks of escargot” and a “deasil wind.” In her playful homages to William Blake, she adds footnotes to define ... «Minneapolis Star Tribune, Feb 14»
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David Lee steps down as Nuffnang MD, replaced by Felicity Grey
Grey is a public relations professional who founded The Theory Crew PR agency and has previously worked for Deasil Management Group ... «MuMbrella, Feb 14»
8
The Holy Motions
On the first count, the pilgrim needs to go around the idol, temple, sacred hill or a river in a deasil direction; that is, with the sacred object on his right. This can ... «Outlook, Dec 13»
9
How to build a $100 million business
The company initially started as an in-house corporate travel solution for Weinman's management company, Deasil, before word-of-mouth ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Oct 13»
10
Philip Weinman's Locomote launches start-up investment hunt
Locomote's Venture Technology Program kicked off in 2011 after the chairman of Deasil Management Group, serial entrepreneur Philip ... «SmartCompany.com.au, Mar 12»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Deasil [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/deasil>. Dec 2019 ».
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