glatt

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Romanization of Yiddish גלאַט (glat, smooth).

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glatt (not comparable)

  1. (Yinglish, of an animal, Judaism) Having none of a particular kind of adhesion on the outside of its lungs; only meat from a glatt animal can be kosher.
  2. (Yinglish, by extension, of food, Judaism) Having no ingredients from animals that are not glatt.

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German glat.

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glatt (comparative glatter, superlative am glattesten)

  1. without roughness or unevenness: smooth; sleek, slick; clean (of a shave or cut); straight (of hair)
    ein glatter Bruch — a clean break
  2. slippery (from e.g. ice, but not from grease)
  3. (informal) clear, unequivocal
    ein glatter Sieg — a clear win, a decisive victory
    glatter Betrug — sheer fraud, naked fraud
  4. (mathematics, of a function) smooth (having derivatives of all finite orders at all points within the function’s domain)

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SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

glatt

  1. smooth; possessing a low amount of friction
  2. (mathematics) smooth
  3. absolute indefinite neuter form of glad.

AdverbEdit

glatt (comparative gladare, superlative gladast)

  1. happily; in a happy and positive manner

VerbEdit

glatt

  1. supine of glädja.
Last modified on 28 March 2014, at 02:21