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Meaning of "xebec" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD XEBEC

Earlier chebec from French, ultimately from Arabic shabbāk; present spelling influenced by Catalan xabec, Spanish xabeque (now jabeque).
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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 XEBEC

xebec  [ˈziːbɛk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF XEBEC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Xebec 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 XEBEC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

xebec

Xebec

A xebec, also spelled zebec, was a Mediterranean sailing ship that was used mostly for trading. It would have a long overhanging bowsprit and protruding mizzen mast. It also can refer to a small, fast vessel of the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries, used almost exclusively in the Mediterranean Sea.

Definition of xebec in the English dictionary

The definition of xebec in the dictionary is a small three-masted Mediterranean vessel with both square and lateen sails, formerly used by Algerian pirates and later used for commerce.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH XEBEC


Baalbek
ˈbɑːlbɛk
beck
bɛk
Beiderbecke
ˈbaɪdəˌbɛk
Birkbeck
ˈbɜːkˌbɛk
Brubeck
ˈbruːbɛk
chebec
ˈtʃiːbɛk
crombec
ˈkrɒmbɛk
geelbek
ˈxɪəlˌbɛk
Kazbek
kɑːzˈbɛk
lebbek
ˈlɛbɛk
Malbec
mælˈbɛk
pinchbeck
ˈpɪntʃˌbɛk
Quebec
kwɪˈbɛk
rebec
ˈriːbɛk
Seebeck
ˈsiːbɛk
Steinbeck
ˈstaɪnbɛk
Uzbek
ˈʊzbɛk
Warbeck
ˈwɔːbɛk
zebec
ˈziːbɛk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE XEBEC

xenarthral
xenia
xenial
xenic
Xenical
xenium
xenobiotic
xenoblast
Xenocrates
Xenocratic
xenocryst
xenodiagnosis
xenodiagnostic
xenodochium
xenogamous
xenogamy
xenogeneic
xenogenesis

WORDS THAT END LIKE XEBEC

alec
arcsec
Aztec
codec
cosec
Dec
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elec
fennec
Lautrec
Liberec
New Quebec
on spec
pec
rec
sec
Sosnowiec
spec
tec
Toulouse-Lautrec

Synonyms and antonyms of xebec in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «xebec» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF XEBEC

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

Translator English - Chinese

XEBEC
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

jabeque
570 millions of speakers

English

xebec
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

xebec
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قارب ذو ثلاث صواري
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

шебека
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

xaveco
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

তিন মাস্তুলত্তয়ালা ক্ষুদ্র পোতবিশেষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

xebec
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Xebec
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

xebec
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ジーベック
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

XEBEC
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Xebec
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tuyền ba buồm ở địa trung hải
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முப்பாய்ப்படகு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एक्सईबीक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Xebec
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sciabecco
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

xebec
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Шебека
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Xebec
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Xebec
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

klein driemaster
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Xebec
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Xebec
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of xebec

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «XEBEC»

The term «xebec» is regularly used and occupies the 96.866 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «XEBEC» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «xebec» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «xebec» 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 xebec

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «XEBEC»

Discover the use of xebec in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to xebec and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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InfoWorld
The offer comes from Xebec/a Sunnyvale, California, company that calls itself "a high-volume OEM manufacturer." Why was it selling retail to avid customers at the Faire? Xebec jumped into the West Coast Faire on a few days' notice and ...
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The Illustrated Companion to Nelson's Navy
Tartane Very common Mediterranean merchant and pirate vessels, with a hull form like a stumpy version of a xebec or Mediterranean pink, and a single fore- and-aft rigged mast with a large lateen sail and a triangular headsail, occasionally ...
Nicholas Blake, Richard Lawrence, 2005
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InfoWorld
$999 is all you'll pay for our Intelligent Disk Assembly, which includes a state- of- the-art Winchester disk drive and an advanced Xebec single board controller. Add a few hundred dollars more and you'll also get the components to complete the ...
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Patrick O'Brian's Navy: The Illustrated Companion to Jack ...
Truly it can be said without any measure of exaggeration that few men have ever led so adventurous, turbulent, and versatile a career. The Capture of El Gamo Cochrane's victory in the brig Speedy (14) over the Spanish xebec frigate El Gamo ...
Richard O'Neill, 2003
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Stephen Decatur: A Life Most Bold and Daring
The convoy led by the Essex put into Barcelona to take on supplies and encountered a Spanish navy xebec on duty in that port as a guard ship. Xebecs were small, shallow-draft, three-masted sailing vessels peculiar to the Mediterranean.
Spencer Tucker, 2005
6
Pirates of the Narrow Seas 2 : Men of Honor
If the xebec didn't see her, she would make it. The bow guns roared and leaped. Aruj scored a hit on the bow of the xebec. The xebec answered with her broadside. This time the galiot felt the pain of a well-placed shot. Wood shattered and ...
M. Kei, 2010
7
Neil Before God
“You've got to hit the Xebec before it hits us, Neil. Celestria can't take much more pounding.” Hitting the Xebec without killing it could spell certain doom. Because of Celestria's alterations, Ramona was as aware of the danger as he. As they ...
Ben Patterson
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The Ramage Companion
The nearest one, La Providencia, was a xebec, a fine example of one of the most beautiful vessels in the world, and, for her size, one of the fastest.” If nothing else, Ramage had an unerring eye when it came to ships. The xebec (pronounced: ...
Tom Grundner, 2007
9
The Boat Alphabet Book
is for Xebec. A Xebec is a three-masted ship that is rigged with lateen sails. It is very similar to another boat, a dhow. This Xebec had three sails, but one of them must have been ripped by rough, stormy weather. Yy Y is for Yacht. When you ...
Jerry Pallotta, 1998
10
The Naval Chronicle
The crew of the Porcupine gave her three cheers ; which offended the Spaniards so much that they bore down within pistol shot to board their antagonist : but their courage failing at the moment; the xebec had her choice of boarding, running ...
‎1799

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «XEBEC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term xebec is used in the context of the following news items.
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Xebec's Landfill Gas Upgrade Project Helps Fuel Taxis in China
Xebec Adsorption Inc., a Canada-based provider of gas purification and filtration solutions, has successfully started up a commercial landfill gas to compressed ... «NGT News, Jul 15»
2
Xebec begins operations at Chinese landfill gas upgrading project
Xebec Adsorption Inc., a provider of gas purification and filtration solutions for the natural gas, field gas, biogas, helium, and hydrogen markets, recently ... «Biomass Magazine, Jul 15»
3
Xebec's first Chinese landfill gas upgrading project has commenced …
MONTREAL and SHANGHAI, July 21, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Xebec Adsorption Inc. (TSXV: XBC) ("Xebec"), a provider of gas purification and filtration solutions ... «Canada NewsWire, Jul 15»
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Xebec reports significant growth in its natural gas purification and …
In 2014 Xebec achieved the highest sales revenue for natural gas dryers in its ... Xebec would like to thank Mr. Jean Bédard who resigned from the Board of ... «MarketWatch, Apr 15»
5
Xebec unveils membranes to boost gas recovery rates
For biogas upgrading applications, Xebec membrane systems will achieve recovery rates of up to 99.8%, while meeting stringent product gas specifications. «Filtration + Separation, Mar 15»
6
AWM Investment Company, Inc. - News Release
30, 2014 /CNW/ - AWM Investment Company, Inc. ("AWM") announced today that two funds advised by it have disposed shares ("Shares") of Xebec Adsorption ... «Canada NewsWire, Dec 14»
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「ヒロイック・エイジ」全26話BD化発表 冲方丁、平井久司が参加した …
アニメ制作のXEBEC、冲方丁さん、平井久司さんと「蒼穹のファフナー」シリーズに馴染み深いスタッフが数多い。オープニングテーマも、angelaの歌うヒット曲『Shangri-La』 ... «アニメ!アニメ!Anime Anime, Nov 14»
8
A corsair of action
Among these, a model of a brigantine and a xebec provide an effective way with which to indicate which types of ships were used by corsairs between the 15th ... «Times of Malta, Jul 14»
9
「白銀の意思 アルジェヴォルン」 ワーナー×XEBECでオリジナルロボット …
2014年3月22日に、Anime Japan2014のワーナー・ホーム・ビデオのステージで発表された新作オリジナルテレビアニメ『白銀の意思 アルジェヴォルン』がいよいよ姿を ... «アニメ!アニメ!Anime Anime, Jun 14»
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Xebec Digital Always at the Forefront of Innovative Digital Marketing
With growing business and confidence of clients, Xebec Digital became an independent company in 2009 with a remarkable list of clients and work in its kitty. «Siliconindia.com, Jun 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Xebec [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/xebec>. Jun 2021 ».
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