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Meaning of "killas" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF KILLAS

killas  [ˈkɪləs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KILLAS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Killas 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 KILLAS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

killas

Killas

Killas is a Cornish mining term for metamorphic rock strata of sedimentary origin which were altered by heat from the intruded granites in the English counties of Devon and Cornwall. The term is used in both counties.

Definition of killas in the English dictionary

The definition of killas in the dictionary is Cornish clay slate.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH KILLAS


acidophilus
ˌæsɪˈdɒfɪləs
Angelus
ˈændʒɪləs
aspergillus
ˌæspəˈdʒɪləs
bacillus
bəˈsɪləs
cancellous
ˈkænsɪləs
endochylous
ɛnˈdɒkɪləs
eyeless
ˈaɪləs
hilus
ˈhaɪləs
lactobacillus
ˌlæktəʊbəˈsɪləs
malus
ˈmeɪləs
microvillous
ˌmaɪkrəʊˈvɪləs
microvillus
ˌmaɪkrəʊˈvɪləs
nautilus
ˈnɔːtɪləs
perilous
ˈpɛrɪləs
pilous
ˈpaɪləs
stylus
ˈstaɪləs
talus
ˈteɪləs
Theophilus
θɪˈɒfɪləs
trochilus
ˈtrɒkɪləs
villous
ˈvɪləs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KILLAS

kill
kill oneself
kill the fatted calf
kill the goose that lays the golden eggs
kill two birds with one stone
kill-time
killable
killadar
Killarney
killcow
killcrop
killdeer
killer
killer app
killer application
killer bee
killer blow
killer cell
killer instinct
killer T-cell

WORDS THAT END LIKE KILLAS

alas
atlas
babalas
balas
bolas
bucellas
Callas
cervelas
Dallas
Djilas
Douglas
erysipelas
Hellas
Nicholas
palas
Pallas
Plexiglas
road atlas
San Blas
verglas

Synonyms and antonyms of killas in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «killas» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF KILLAS

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Translator English - Chinese

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killas
570 millions of speakers

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510 millions of speakers

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killas
380 millions of speakers
ar

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killas
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Killas
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Translator English - Portuguese

killas
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Translator English - Bengali

Killas
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Translator English - French

killas
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Translator English - Malay

Pembunuh
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Translator English - German

killas
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Translator English - Japanese

粘板岩
130 millions of speakers

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killas
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Killas
85 millions of speakers
vi

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killas
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Translator English - Tamil

killas
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Translator English - Marathi

हत्यारे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

killas
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Translator English - Italian

killas
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Translator English - Polish

Killas
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Killas
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Translator English - Romanian

Killas
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el

Translator English - Greek

Killas
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Translator English - Afrikaans

killas
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Translator English - Swedish

Killas
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Translator English - Norwegian

killas
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of killas

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «KILLAS»

The term «killas» is quite widely used and occupies the 27.090 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «KILLAS» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KILLAS»

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The London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and ...
Thus a traverse from Haytor Rocks to Bickington, gives in ascending succession, granite, Coddon grit, floriferous, coral limestone, killas. From Rippon Tor by Owlecombe and Ashburton Down to Ashburton, north and south, the section is ...
‎1842
2
Philosophical Magazine
Killas. 22. Tin-vein in Granite, from Carclaze, near St. Austle. 23. Killas found on the road from St. Austle to Carclaze; this I consider a very perfect specimen of Grau- wacke. 24. Mass of white Quartz, of which the roads are formed. 25. Mixture of ...
Alexander Tilloch, 1813
3
Proceedings of the geological society of London: november ...
of No 8, and forming the southern margin of the culm-trough, Mr. Williams has been led to conclude, that the floriferous beds, by other arcs of undulation, have broken through the thinner northern border of the killas, throwing it off on each ...
‎1842
4
The London and Edinburgh Philosophical Magazine and Journal ...
From Rippon Tor by Owlecombe and Ashburton Down to Ashburton, north and south, the section is granite, Coddon grit, killas, coral limestone with anthracite and culm~shales, killas. ' North of Ashburton, from Summer House by Waterleat and ...
David Brewster, Richard Phillips, Richard Taylor, 1842
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Proceedings
of No 8, and forming the southern margin of the culm-trough, Mr. Williams has been led to conclude, that the floriferous beds, by other ares of undulation, have broken through the thinner northern border of the killas, throwing it off on each ...
‎1842
6
The London and Edinburgh Philosophical Magazine and Journal ...
the road to Launccston, similarly associated, with the additional accompaniment of intercalated killas and Coddon Hill grit dipping beneath the volcanic ash of Marly Mead. Mr. Williams also mentions a shaft sunk in a copper lode close by the ...
‎1840
7
The London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and ...
Thus a traverse from Haytor Rocks to Bickington, gives in ascending succession, granite, Coddon grit, floriferous, coral limestone, killas. From Rippon Tor by Owlecombe and Ashburton Down to Ashburton, north and south, the section is ...
‎1842
8
The Philosophical Magazine: Or Annals of Chemistry, ...
On the Junction of the Granite and the Killas Rocks in Cornwall. By Messrs. Von Oeynhausen and Von Dechen. [With a Plate.] 13EING in Cornwall we have paid great attention to inform ourselves about the position of the granite and the killas  ...
‎1829
9
Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall
In a part of the parish of Gwennap there is a stratum of reddish killas which underlies very rapidly; in some parts it is not more than two or three fathoms deep , but in others it extends to the depth of forty fathoms : the lodes regularly intersect this ...
Royal Geological Society of Cornwall, 1828
10
The Philosophical Magazine, Or Annals of Chemistry, ...
of a porphyritica pearance, with large crystals of felspar; but in the distance 0 one foot from the junction with the killas, occurs fine-grained granite without these large cr 'stals. The junction between both rocks is verydistinct, but t ey ban together ...
‎1829

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KILLAS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term killas is used in the context of the following news items.
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Jason Whitlock and the Messy Saga of ESPN's 'Black Grantland'
... saying Jesse, Al and Vivian are gold-diggas, but they don't have the heart to mount a legitimate campaign against the real black-folk killas. «New York Magazine, Jul 15»
2
Bodmin, Cornwall
Quite a lot of it is slatestone or killas, a local stone much used in Bodmin; there is also another local stone, elvan. These account for much of the ... «NOTTINGHAM CITY COUNCIL LOLS, Jun 15»
3
CLUB CALENDAR
Natural Born Club Killas and Paul Michael, rap, hip-hop and electronic, Fête, 103 Dike St., Providence. 383-1112, fetemusic.com. 10 pm. «The Providence Journal, Jun 15»
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LIVE MUSIC: Friday June 19
Natural Born Club Killas and Paul Michael, rap, hip-hop and electronic, Fête, 103 Dike St., Providence. 383-1112, fetemusic.com. 10 pm. «The Providence Journal, Jun 15»
5
Weekend Roundup 20: Reverend Horton Heat, Wray, Unknown …
... this video on www.youtube.com, or enable JavaScript if it is disabled in your browser. Faux Killas, Day Creeper, 9 p.m. at the Lamplighter. «Memphis Flyer, Jun 15»
6
CAL1FA Return to the Reggae Scene With a New Name and the …
Not one to be easily discouraged, Salazar and his band continued moving forward and their debut album, Soundbwoy Killas, was released in ... «OC Weekly, Jun 15»
7
ENERGY: Israel-Cyprus Interconnector starts to take shape
George Killas, Project Director of the joint venture between DEH Quantum Energy and the Israel Electric Corporation Ltd. (IEC) and Dr. David ... «Financial Mirror, May 15»
8
Cornish festival returns bigger and better
... the granite and Kenidjack or Gurnard's Head for the true greenstone and killas experience. There's a great new band of crags nearby on The ... «British Mountaineering Council, May 15»
9
10 Times Your Favorite Female Rapper Outshined a Male Rapper
"I used to cook up dope, ride with n----s / Know about the hits, hang with killas / Take the broads down for the jailhouse visits / Keep my bed ... «The BoomBox, May 15»
10
Baltimore's Crips, Bloods, Black Guerrilla Family AND Nation of …
Members call each 'Cuzz' and 'Blood Killas'. When writing, members often use the letter 'c' in place of 'b' to disrespect Bloods. At war: The ... «Daily Mail, Apr 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Killas [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/killas>. Aug 2020 ».
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