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Meaning of "germinal" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD GERMINAL

From New Latin germinālis, from Latin germen bud.
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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 GERMINAL

germinal  [ˈdʒɜːmɪnəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GERMINAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Germinal is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES GERMINAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Germinal

Germinal may refer to: ▪ Germinal, the seventh month of the calendar, approximately March 21 - April 19...

Definition of germinal in the English dictionary

The definition of germinal in the dictionary is of, relating to, or like germs or a germ cell. Other definition of germinal is of, or in the earliest stage of development; embryonic.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GERMINAL


abdominal
æbˈdɒmɪnəl
cacuminal
kæˈkjuːmɪnəl
criminal
ˈkrɪmɪnəl
euroterminal
ˈjʊərəʊˌtɜːmɪnəl
interterminal
ˌɪntəˈtɜːmɪnəl
lumenal
ˈluːmɪnəl
luminal
ˈluːmɪnəl
multiterminal
ˌmʌltɪˈtɜːmɪnəl
nominal
ˈnɒmɪnəl
nonterminal
ˌnɒnˈtɜːmɪnəl
noumenal
ˈnuːmɪnəl
phenomenal
fɪˈnɒmɪnəl
preterminal
priːˈtɜːmɪnəl
ruminal
ˈruːmɪnəl
subterminal
sʌbˈtɜːmɪnəl
superluminal
ˌsuːpəˈluːmɪnəl
terminal
ˈtɜːmɪnəl
torminal
ˈtɔːmɪnəl
translumenal
ˌtrænzˈluːmɪnəl
voluminal
vəˈljuːmɪnəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GERMINAL

germanous
Germany
germen
germicidal
germicide
germina
germinability
germinable
germinal vesicle
germinally
germinant
germinate
germination
germinative
germinator
germiness
Germiston
germproof
germy

WORDS THAT END LIKE GERMINAL

air terminal
binominal
career criminal
computer terminal
container terminal
dumb terminal
ferry terminal
final
foraminal
freight terminal
geminal
liminal
noncriminal
oil terminal
petty criminal
point-of-sale terminal
pronominal
subliminal
trigeminal
visual display terminal
war criminal

Synonyms and antonyms of germinal in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «germinal» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GERMINAL

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

Translator English - Chinese

生发
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

germinal
570 millions of speakers

English

germinal
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कीटाणु
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جرثومي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

зародышевых
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

germinal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বীজসংক্রান্ত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

embryonnaire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Germinal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Keim-
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

胚の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

새싹
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Germinal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phát nha
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

புதுசெல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अंकुरळ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tohum
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

germinale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Germinal
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зародкових
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

germinal
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βλαστικών
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kiem-
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

germinal
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Germinal
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of germinal

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GERMINAL»

The term «germinal» is quite widely used and occupies the 50.456 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GERMINAL» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GERMINAL»

Discover the use of germinal in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to germinal and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Germinal
The novel's central character is …tienne Lantier, previously seen in L'Assommoir (1877), a young migrant worker who arrives at the forbidding coalmining town of Montsou in the bleak far north of France to earn a living as a miner.
Emile Zola, 2013
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Germinal
- CSF Publishing's Classic Literature Collection includes title's carefully updated and corrected from the original text, and features new enhancements such as the author's complete biography and bibliography.
Emile Zola, Pierre Toutain-Dorbec, 2012
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Germinal
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.
Émile Zola, 2005
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Germinal Life: The Difference and Repetition of Deleuze
The companion volume to Keith Ansell Pearson's hugely successful Viroid Life. Taking its orientation from the thought of Gilles Deleuze, Germinal Life embarks on a fascinating tour of ethology, biology, ethics, literature and cyborgs.
Keith Ansell-Pearson, Keith Ansell Pearson, 2012
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Zola's "Germinal": A Critical Study of Its Primary Sources
Critics, without exception, consider Germinal to be Zola's most powerful novel and among his greatest along with L'Assommoir, La Terre and La Debacle. As Henri Peyre had predicted back in 1955 in his The Contemporary French Novel, Zola ...
Richard H. Zakarian, 1972
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'Germinal' and Zola's Philosophical and Religious Thought
It is also the thirteenth book in the Rougon-Macquart cycle, which celebrates its centenary in October 1993 with a new film.
Philip Walker, 1984
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Microanatomy and Function of the Spleen: With 2 Tables
Schematic drawing of a longitudinal section through the human splenic white pulp. The central arteriole (CA) is accompanied by a relatively sparse periarteriolar lymphatic sheath (PALS). Germinal centre (GC), corona (CO) and marginal zone ...
Birte Steiniger, Peter Barth, Peter Barth (M.D.), 1999
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Current Topics in Developmental Biology
Whereas the leading edges of the epithelium and germinal bands normally remain in close proximity throughout epiboly (Fig. 8B), in embryos with reduced numbers of epithelial cells, the germinal bands are well out in front of the leading edge ...
Roger A. Pedersen, Gerald P. Schatten, Gerald Schatten, 1999
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On Germinal Selection as a Source of Definite Variation
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.
August Weismann, 2009
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Brain Damage in the Preterm Infant
In this chapter we describe the pathologic appearance of hemorrhage in the germinal matrix and in the lateral ventricles (corresponding with hemorrhage grades 1 and II, respectively, in the Papile classification — Papile et al. 1978). Our data ...
‎1994

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GERMINAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term germinal is used in the context of the following news items.
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Best holiday reads 2015
... Bang (Fourth Estate £14.99): she's a fresh and sharp-minded writer. And I've always meant to read Zola's Germinal – it's now on the Kindle. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen: The Tottenham partnership …
"Ajax that time had an official partnership with Germinal Beerschot Antwerpen and their best players went to play for Ajax. Both started in the ... «International Business Times UK, Jul 15»
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Epizyme begins dosing in Phase II trial for tazemetostat to treat …
Around 150 patients with germinal center diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL) or follicular lymphoma, stratified into those expressing mutant ... «Pharmaceutical Business Review, Jul 15»
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Mokoena: I have not retired from professional football
He also had spells with Belgium's Germinal Beerschot and KRC Genk. However, his European venture started off in the Netherlands with Ajax ... «Goal.com, Jul 15»
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Suppression of Long-Lived Humoral Immunity Following Borrelia …
This failure was associated with development of only short-lived germinal centers, micro-anatomical locations from which long-lived immunity ... «ProHealth, Jul 15»
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How tricky Lyme bacteria fool immune systems
... published in PLOS Pathogens, indicate that the bacteria soon cause structural abnormalities in “germinal centers”—sites in lymph nodes and ... «Futurity: Research News, Jul 15»
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5 myths about summer blockbusters
... threat to French national identity” and said that it was every Frenchman's “patriotic duty” to see the French period drama “Germinal” instead. «Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, Jul 15»
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UC Davis Research Shows Lyme Disease Subverts Immune System …
For months after infection, those germinal centers fail to produce the specific cells — memory B cells and antibody-producing plasma cells ... «Sierra Sun Times, Jul 15»
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Los biomarcadores tumorales son esenciales pero no suficientes …
En varios casos, los biomarcadores de la línea germinal predijeron ... de la línea germinal de un paciente interfieran con los mecanismos ... «PR Newswire, Jun 15»
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B cell-derived circulating granzyme B is a feature of acute infectious …
... deriving from follicular helper T cells in nearby germinal centres to modify bystander cells, facilitating further virus uptake and replication. «Nature.com, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Germinal [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/germinal>. Nov 2019 ».
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