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Meaning of "ichor" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ICHOR

From Greek ikhōr, of obscure origin.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ICHOR

ichor  [ˈaɪkɔː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ICHOR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ichor is a noun.
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.

WHAT DOES ICHOR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Ichor

In Greek mythology, Ichor is the ethereal golden fluid that is the blood of the gods and/or immortals.

Definition of ichor in the English dictionary

The definition of ichor in the dictionary is the fluid said to flow in the veins of the gods. Other definition of ichor is a foul-smelling watery discharge from a wound or ulcer.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ICHOR


Angkor
ˈæŋkɔː
caa
kɔː
caw
kɔː
cor
kɔː
core
kɔː
corps
kɔː
decor
ˈdeɪkɔː
encore
ˈɒŋkɔː
friska
ˈfrɪʃkɔː
hardcore
ˈhɑːdˌkɔː
khor
kɔː
macaw
məˈkɔː
mucor
ˈmjuːkɔː
petrichor
ˈpɛtrɪˌkɔː
poechore
ˈpəʊɪkɔː
score
skɔː
Securicor
sɪˈkjʊərɪkɔː
threescore
ˈθriːˈskɔː
Travancore
ˌtrævənˈkɔː
underscore
ˌʌndəˈskɔː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ICHOR

ichneumon wasp
ichnite
ichnofossil
ichnographic
ichnographical
ichnographically
ichnography
ichnolite
ichnological
ichnology
ichorous
ichthyic
ichthyocolla
ichthyodorulite
ichthyofauna
ichthyofaunae
ichthyofaunal
ichthyoid
ichthyoidal
ichthyolatrous

WORDS THAT END LIKE ICHOR

anchor
at anchor
cast anchor
crown and anchor
disanchor
drag anchor
drift anchor
egg and anchor
isochor
parachor
ride at anchor
sea anchor
sheet anchor
unanchor
up-anchor
weigh anchor

Synonyms and antonyms of ichor in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ichor» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ICHOR

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

Translator English - Chinese

腐液
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ichor
570 millions of speakers

English

ichor
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ऐकोर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

غثيثة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ихор
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ichor
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দেবরক্ত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ichor
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ichor
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Jauche
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

膿漿
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

신들의 맥관 속을 흐르는 영액
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ichor
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nước mu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

புண்வடிநீர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

इकोर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

irin
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ichor
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

posoka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Іхор
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ichor
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ichor
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ichor
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ichor
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Ichor
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ichor

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ICHOR»

The term «ichor» is regularly used and occupies the 56.047 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ICHOR» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ICHOR»

Discover the use of ichor in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ichor and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Handbook of Classical Mythology
ICHOR Fluid in the bodies of immortals corresponding to blood in mortals. According to Homer, the gods do not eat bread or drink wine, for which reason they do not have blood and do not die; instead, they have ichor. Thus when the goddess ...
William F. Hansen, 2004
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A Manual of pathological anatomy
It has been stated that these pus-like exudates frequently manifest a corrosive, deliquescent influence upon the textures. Not being organizable, they are extremely prone to further decomposition, and to assume the nature of ichor. They furnish ...
Karl Freiherr von Rokitansky, 1855
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Critical Companion to Robert Frost: A Literary Reference to ...
Embalm him with ichor of nettle.” The lyrical description may bring to mind the fanciful world of Puck and the other fairies in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Some of Frost's greatest rhymes appear in “Departmental,” including the ...
Deirdre J. Fagan, 2007
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The Vampire Hunter
Does someone control all sales of faery dust and ichor?” Kaz hadn't a clue about illicit drugs sold amongst the paranormal breeds, and the Order certainly hadn't an interest in it, either. “Dust and ichor are two different highs, man. Do you even  ...
Michele Hauf, 2014
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Stand in the Trench, Achilles: Classical Receptions in ...
32–8) The poem's most striking use of classics is, of course, the word 'ichor', the fluid that ran in the gods' veins in place of mortal blood. The ichor here is part of the stanza's reconsideration of the trope of attempted immortality; the 'lucky limbs'  ...
Elizabeth Vandiver, 2010
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser
Having inquired rather minutely into the contents of the preceding chapter, we shall not suffer ourselves to be long detained by the next; in which we aie informed that the ichor, which is supposed to be generated in the blood-vessels, and to ...
‎1791
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Septimity - The Blood Brotherhood:
Alert your local membersto ready themselves for Ichor,' Septenarii Fish Roe wrote inhis message to hissix brothersafter receivingSeptimity's agreement to proceed with Ichor. 'Every member of the Blood Brotherhood had dreamt for almost ever ...
Derek Haines, 2012
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The Monthly Review
Having inquired rather minutely into the contents of the preceding chapter, we shall not suffer ourselves to be long detained by the next; in which we are informed that the ichor, which is supposed to be generated in the blood-vessels, and to ...
Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths, 1791
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A History of Medicine: Greek medicine
In this case it is necessary to trephine so that the ichor, trickling from the cracked bone, will not infect the meningeal membrane. The ichor, in fact, can cause pain and delirium because, the fissure being very narrow, it can enter [inside the skull]  ...
Plinio Prioreschi, 1996
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Myths and Tragedies in Their Ancient Greek Contexts
We could, of course, ourselves refuse to ask that question. But the moment we do ask it, we must be prepared to find some surprising things below the surface. (ii) ichor In Homer, ichor is explicitly contrasted to human blood: it is what the gods ...
Richard Buxton, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ICHOR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ichor is used in the context of the following news items.
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Johnson & Johnson tops Street 2Q forecasts
Mid-April, J&J's subsidiary, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, entered into a partnership agreement with private biotech firm Ichor Medical Systems, ... «Rapid News Network, Jul 15»
2
Stanford University Board of Trustees elects four new members
Currently, Deb serves on the boards of two technology companies: Ichor Systems, which is based in Fremont, Calif., and Plex Systems, based ... «Stanford University News, Jul 15»
3
Children play during heavy rain in Chandigarh. (HT Photo)
... 'petra', meaning 'stone', and 'ichor', the fluid that flows in the veins of the gods. Has someone already thought of turning it into a car perfume? «Hindustan Times, Jul 15»
4
Patient recruitment completed for SCIB1 Phase 1/2 clinical trial
... Delivery System, manufactured by Ichor Medical Systems, USA). Part 1 was a dose-escalation designed trial to determine the dose for Part 2. «PharmiWeb.com, Jul 15»
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Ichor Awarded $80000 Grant for Oncology Research
Ichor Therapeutics, Inc., a pre-clinical biotechnology company that develops technologies to target age-related pathology, announced today ... «PR Web, Jul 15»
6
Good time to shop for SA coal
Ichor has no shortage of projects; the only shortage is money to finance them. In this stage of cycle, it would be better to stay out of greenfields ... «Mining MX, Jul 15»
7
Light Music - "Petrichor" (audio) (premiere)
“The word 'Petrichor' is a Greek word, based on 'petra' meaning 'stone,' and 'ichor' which is the lifeblood of the Greek gods and immortals,” the ... «PopMatters, Jun 15»
8
Ask Smithsonian: Why Does Rain Have A Distinctive Smell?
They called their discovery petrichor, a combination of the Greek words petra (stone) and ichor (the blood of mythological gods). The smell that ... «Smithsonian, Jun 15»
9
Karen Gillan wants Scottish chip sauce – so, what is it?
But really it's a tangy, sweet ichor that every Edinburgh native yearns for every day. You can't buy proper sauce in the supermarket, but ... «Radio Times, Jun 15»
10
Ichor to acquire troubled Continental Coal's mines for R128m
JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Local coal producer IchorCoal has inked a deal to acquire stricken Continental Coal's key ... «Creamer Media's Mining Weekly, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Ichor [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ichor>. May 2019 ».
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